Like Find Model

announced 4/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Socialwire Co., Ltd., will acquire Find Model

synopsis: Socialwire Co., Ltd., a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses, will acquire Find Model, a Japanese online matching platform that connects companies and influencers. Find Model allows companies to easily find an influencer they can use in their influencer marketing campaigns.
buyer: Socialwire Co., Ltd. (TSE:3929:$34.31)
Socialwire is a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses. The company provides press release delivery services to companies, government agencies, and organizations. Their incubation business provides consulting services to companies in the start-up stages. "
target: Find Model
Find Model is a Japanese online matching platform that connects companies and influencers. The platform allows companies to easily find an influencer they can use in their influencer marketing campaigns. Find Model has over 1000 registered influencers that they pick from for every campaign.
price ($mm)
$2.40
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd, acquired ITTIFY

synopsis: iMedia, a digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists, has acquired majority stakes in ITTIFY, owner and operator of a social influencer platform. Based in Malaysia, ITTIFY™ helps brands engage the right content creator to help generate buzz, drive traffic and spark real conversations.
buyer: iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd
Based in Malaysia and backed by Catcha Group, iMedia is a new digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists. iMedia sells media advertising solutions for popular local language sites and social influencer platforms. "
target: ITTIFY
ITTIFY™ helps brands engage the right content creator to help generate buzz, drive traffic and spark real conversations. Based in Malaysia, ITTIFY is the owner and operator of a social influencer platform.
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announced 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Planet Ventures Inc., will acquire Cucu Sports Limited

synopsis: Planet Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire Cucu Sports, a sports influencer mobile technology platform based in the United Kingdom. Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks.
buyer: Planet Ventures Inc. (TSXV:PXI:($0.59))
Planet Ventures Inc. is a public investment issuer listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange, that is focused on investing in disruptive companies and industries that have high growth potential. "
target: Cucu Sports Limited
Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks. Their smart proprietary platform allows marketers to deliver their social media posts through the athletes’ social media.
price ($mm)
$0.33
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closed 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Blockescence plc, acquired ReachHero

synopsis: blockescence plc successfully acquired majority of the shares in the influencer and social media specialist ReachHero GmbH. The German company ReachHero has a leading platform solution for influencers and advertisers in Europe.
buyer: Blockescence plc (XTRA:BCK:$164.02)
Based in Malta, blockscence is a strategic investment holding company which focuses on a buy, build and sell strategy of fast-growing companies in consolidating TMT sectors. New technologies are proactively used to create USPs and efficiencies within the portfolio companies. "
target: ReachHero
ReachHero is the leading European online marketplace for micro and macro influencer campaigns. The German company makes exciting product placements in social media channels incredibly easy. The platform allows influencers to earn money by sharing products with their audience.
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closed 7/26/2018 via BusinessWire

IZEA, Inc., acquired Tapinfluence

synopsis: IZEA, Inc., operator of IZEAx®, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, closed its previously announced acquisition of TapInfluence, Inc. TapInfluence is a leading platform and online marketplace for brands and agencies to execute influencer marketing campaigns.
buyer: IZEA, Inc. (IZEA:$20.60)
IZEA operates IZEAx, the premier online marketplace that connects marketers with content creators. IZEAx automates influencer marketing and custom content development, allowing brands and agencies to scale their marketing programs. "
target: Tapinfluence
TapInfluence is the industry's leading SaaS platform that empowers consumers to make better purchasing decisions. Through Influencer Marketing Automation, they help brands put authenticity back into their messaging and communications by connecting them with trusted voices in their industry.
price ($mm)
$7.08
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

YouTube, acquired FameBit, Inc.

synopsis: Online video and media giant, YouTube, through its parent company Alphabet Inc's Google has acquired Famebit, a YouTube marketing platform that connects YouTubers and other “influencers” with brands to create videos that are shared across the internet.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: YouTube
YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. It provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. "
target: FameBit, Inc.
Fame Bit is a YouTube marketing platform that enable brands to collaborate with YouTube influencers and create videos that are shared across the internet. It is a convenient method to find, hire and work with YouTube Influencers and create brand awareness with tutorial videos.
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closed 9/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

PeopleBrowsr, acquired Empire Avenue

synopsis: Social enterprise provider PeopleBrowsr has acquired Empire Avenue. The company is a virtual stock market that users and brands could participate in with the goal of enhancing their social influence.
buyer: PeopleBrowsr
PeopleBrowsr, a San Francisco based company, is the creator of SocialOS™ - The Enterprise Platform for creating Instant Networks. SocialOS powers the .CEO and Kred Influence Networks, and .Best Top Level Domain. "
target: Empire Avenue
Empire Avenue is a virtual currency stock market game based on social media influence. Buy and Sell to peers, have fun on social media.
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closed 8/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Impact Holdings, acquired Activate Holdings LLC

synopsis: Impact, the global leader in partnership automation, has acquired ACTIVATE, a leading brand and SaaS platform in the influencer industry. The acquisition includes the industry leading end-to-end platform for influencer discovery; reporting; and campaign management, including collaborations across all major social platforms.
buyer: Impact Holdings
Impact is the global leader in Partnership Automation. The company accelerates enterprise growth by automating the full partnership lifecycle, including discovery, recruitment, contracting, engagement, fraud protection, optimization, and payment processing for enterprise partnerships. "
target: Activate Holdings LLC
ACTIVATE is a fully end-to-end influencer marketing platform, covering influencer discovery, program workflow, measurement, and analytics that supports cross-platform collaborations (Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and more), with an opt-in network of 150,000+ vetted and authenticated influencers.
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closed 4/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Digital Remedy, acquired CrowdHere

synopsis: Digital Remedy, a white-labeled ad operations and sales solution for publishers, advertisers and influencers, announced the acquisition of CrowdHere, a marketplace for a wide range of video content filmmakers and social media influencers to connect with brands and agency partners interested in telling stories in fresh and imaginative ways.
buyer: Digital Remedy
Digital Remedy is the digital media solutions and technology company that delivers advertisers, publishers, and influencers the innovation, technology, and customer service they need to make the most of their online advertising endeavors. "
target: CrowdHere
CrowdHere is a marketplace for a wide range of video content filmmakers and social media influencers to connect with brands and agency partners interested in telling stories in fresh and imaginative ways.
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closed 12/21/2017 via BNC Analysis

AdCityMedia, acquired Bitlogic Media AB

synopsis: AdCityMedia, a leading provider of outdoor advertising services in Sweden, has acquired Bitlogic Media AB. Bitlogic Media AB is a Swedish company that is developing a global booking platform that connects owners of digital and analog media sites and the buyers of those media sites.
buyer: AdCityMedia (OM:ACM:$20.60)
AdCityMedia is active in the outdoor advertising market and is the leader of large digital format advertising in Sweden. The company has about 1,500 of its own media spaces and over 3,000 digital screens that they operate. "
target: Bitlogic Media AB
Bitlogic Media AB is a Swedish company that is developing a global booking platform that connects owners of digital and analog media sites and the buyers of those media sites.
price ($mm)
$0.47
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closed 3/29/2017 via Market Wire

App Swarm Inc., acquired Namefy

synopsis: AppSwarm, Inc., a company that focuses on the acquisition and development of application-based technologies, has announced the acquisition of a novel ecommerce website, Namefy. Namefy creates beautiful, catchy company names for startups.
buyer: App Swarm Inc. (OTCPK:SWRM:$2.83)
AppSwarm, Inc. is a technology development and incubation company focused in accelerating the development of mobile applications and technology, fast-tracking product to market. AppSwarm partners with application developers through joint ventures, royalty agreements, & outright purchase agreements. "
target: Namefy
Namefy is a novel ecommerce website. They create beautiful, catchy company names for startups. Their team of naming experts can provide business name ideas within 24 hours. The names are created especially for their client’s business, it reflects what the company stands for.
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closed 7/29/2015 via

Pureprofile Pty Ltd., acquired Sparc Media

synopsis: Leading global online marketing and research company Pureprofile has successfully completed the acquisition of Sparc Media and listed the joint business on the ASX. Sparc Media has amassed a wealth of experience in online marketing, and it successfully moved into programmatic media buying in 2009 when the industry was still in its infancy.
buyer: Pureprofile Pty Ltd. (ASX:PPL:$36.88)
Pureprofile is a technology and insights company that helps brands, businesses and consumers make better decisions. Consumers answer short surveys to build their own unique profiles and Pureprofile uses this information to connect them to surveys, insights, and offers tailored to their preferences. "
target: Sparc Media
Sparc Media started as a performance focused online advertiser. It was an early entrant into the ad exchange world when team started running programmatic display campaigns. The company adapted the business to become a digital media buying service provider specialized in programmatic media buying.
price ($mm)
$1.83
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closed 2/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

The CHR Group, acquired PR Marketplace

synopsis: AirPR, a startup promising a fresh approach to public relations, has sold its PR marketplace to marketing agency The CHR Group. PR Marketplace was first launched in 2012 and offers to connect startups with the right PR representation. Companies can post their PR projects and the platform will match them with a PR professional.
buyer: The CHR Group
The CHR Group, headquartered in New York, is an independent and global marketing services holding company. CHR's portfolio includes marketing disciplines ranging from advertising, public relations, digital/social, branding, content, experiential/events, data analytics, and media buying/planning. "
target parent: AirPR
target: PR Marketplace
PR Marketplace was first launched in 2012 and offers to connect startups with the right PR representation. Companies can post their PR projects and the platform will match them with a PR professional.
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closed 6/23/2014 via PR Newswire

Matomy Media Group, acquired Team Internet AG

synopsis: Global digital performance-based marketing company Matomy Media Group announced that it has acquired a majority ownership position in the Munich-based direct navigation search company Team Internet AG. Team Internet is comprised of two businesses: Parking Crew and DNTX.
buyer: Matomy Media Group (LSE:MTMY:$68.34)
Matomy Media Group is one of the world's leading digital performance-based marketing companies. Working across Web, social media and mobile platforms, Matomy Media Group offers advertisers, networks and publishers a range of opportunities integrated through one gateway. "
target: Team Internet AG
Founded in 2010 and located in Munich, Germany, Team Internet is a leading provider of services in the direct navigation search market. Direct navigation is the preferred way of users to locate a site for the first time, which makes this traffic source a prime vehicle for user acquisition.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
announced 2/24/2014 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, will acquire Blue Kai

synopsis: Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire BlueKai, the industry's leading cloud-based big data platform that enables companies to personalize online, offline and mobile marketing campaigns with richer and more actionable information about targeted audiences.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle Corporation is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Blue Kai
BlueKai provides solutions for comprehensive data management, acquisition and analytics to maximize performance from all audience data. The BlueKai Platform is a complete technology solution for managing private data assets and analyzing campaign performance to maximize return on marketing dollars.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/19/2013 via BusinessWire

GoDaddy.com, acquired Afternic, Inc

synopsis: GoDaddy, the world’s leading domain name provider, has acquired Afternic, one of the industry’s leading domain name aftermarket companies. The move creates an unprecedented level of domain name aftermarket inventory from one source, enabling buyers to purchase registered domain names offered for sale quickly and easily.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$3,139.30)
Go Daddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web hosting provider and new SSL provider, focused on helping small businesses grow larger. Go Daddy provides dozens of cloud-based services and is the largest worldwide mass-market hosting provider by annual revenue. "
target parent: NameMedia, Inc.
target: Afternic, Inc
Afternic’s Domain Name Marketplace has over 1.8 million premium domains available for purchase supported by complementary products such as a domain name appraisal service, a domain purchase assistance team; secure domain name escrow services, and a platform for generating advertising revenue.
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closed 3/14/2012 via Company Press Release

Fotolia, acquired Wilogo SARL

synopsis: Fotolia, the first worldwide social marketplace for royalty free stock images, announced the acquisition of Wilogo.com, a leading crowdsourcing design community.
buyer: Fotolia
Fotolia is the first worldwide social marketplace for royalty free stock images, allowing individuals and professionals to legally buy and share stock images and illustrations. "
target: Wilogo SARL
Wilogo connects graphic designers with companies to produce amazing design. Their goal is to help companies rapidly source a variety of high quality design concepts and materials.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 8/16/2011 via BusinessWire

IgnitionOne, Inc., acquired AdJug Ltd

synopsis: IgnitionOne, an international digital marketing technology and solutions company, has acquired AdJug, a leading display advertising exchange for unsold premium inventory. The two companies will integrate their technologies to provide marketers with a solution that simplifies the buying, targeting and measurement of online advertising.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: IgnitionOne, Inc.
IgnitionOne is the world’s first closed loop Digital Marketing Suite, offering multiple solutions to improve online performance within a single interface. Solutions include ad management, cross-channel attribution and on-site optimization all through a single, simple-to-implement website tag. "
target parent: Hubert Burda Media
target: AdJug Ltd
AdJug Ltd., based in London, Munich and Bangalore, is the largest and longest-running transparent display ad Exchange for premium unsold inventory in Europe. The AdJug Exchange serves three billion+ ad impressions per month to more than 67 million unique users per month.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, acquired Zubican.com

synopsis: Inuvo™, Inc. announces the aquisition of the website www.zubican.com, the Southern California-based online business community, devoted to connecting business-to-business buyers and sellers. Specific financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Inuvo (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Zubican.com
Zubican.com is a Southern California-based online business community, devoted to connecting business-to-business buyers and sellers.
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closed 11/28/2006 via BusinessWire

NameMedia, Inc., acquired Afternic, Inc

synopsis: NameMedia, the industry leader in Direct Search and Premium Domain Name Sales, has acquired Afternic, Inc., the industry’s pioneer marketplace for the resale of domain names. Afternic will join with BuyDomains, NameMedia’s existing domain name marketplace, in creating the leading platform for the domain aftermarket
buyer parent: Highland Capital Holdings Corporation
buyer: NameMedia, Inc.
NameMedia is the industry leader in Direct Search and the marketplace for premium domain names. The company leverages the power of Direct Search through a proprietary publishing platform that creates revenue-generating search destinations. "
target: Afternic, Inc
Afternic’s Domain Name Marketplace has over 1.8 million premium domains available for purchase supported by complementary products such as a domain name appraisal service, a domain purchase assistance team; secure domain name escrow services, and a platform for generating advertising revenue.
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announced 4/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Socialwire Co., Ltd., will acquire Find Model

synopsis: Socialwire Co., Ltd., a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses, will acquire Find Model, a Japanese online matching platform that connects companies and influencers. Find Model allows companies to easily find an influencer they can use in their influencer marketing campaigns.
buyer: Socialwire Co., Ltd. (TSE:3929:$34.31)
Socialwire is a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses. The company provides press release delivery services to companies, government agencies, and organizations. Their incubation business provides consulting services to companies in the start-up stages. "
target: Find Model
Find Model is a Japanese online matching platform that connects companies and influencers. The platform allows companies to easily find an influencer they can use in their influencer marketing campaigns. Find Model has over 1000 registered influencers that they pick from for every campaign.
price ($mm)
$2.40
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Socialwire Co., Ltd., acquired YUYU BEAUTY

synopsis: Social Wire, a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses, has acquired YUYU BEAUTY, a company that provides online beauty and makeup tutorial videos. It also provides influencer and digital public relations services. The company is based in Yangon, Myanmar.
buyer: Socialwire Co., Ltd. (TSE:3929:$34.31)
Socialwire is a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses. The company provides press release delivery services to companies, government agencies, and organizations. Their incubation business provides consulting services to companies in the start-up stages. "
target: YUYU BEAUTY
YUYU BEAUTY Company Limited provides online beauty and makeup tutorial videos. It also provides influencer and digital public relations services. The company is based in Yangon, Myanmar.
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announced 4/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Socialwire Co., Ltd., will acquire Find Model

synopsis: Socialwire Co., Ltd., a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses, will acquire Find Model, a Japanese online matching platform that connects companies and influencers. Find Model allows companies to easily find an influencer they can use in their influencer marketing campaigns.
buyer: Socialwire Co., Ltd. (TSE:3929:$34.31)
Socialwire is a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses. The company provides press release delivery services to companies, government agencies, and organizations. Their incubation business provides consulting services to companies in the start-up stages. "
target: Find Model
Find Model is a Japanese online matching platform that connects companies and influencers. The platform allows companies to easily find an influencer they can use in their influencer marketing campaigns. Find Model has over 1000 registered influencers that they pick from for every campaign.
price ($mm)
$2.40
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, purchased Public Relations Solutions & Digital Media Services from Nasdaq, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation has acquired the Public Relations Solutions and Digital Media Services from Nasdaq. The solutions and services consist of a portfolio of communication tools, media intelligence and multimedia services. The products and services include GlobeNewswire, webhosting, webcasting, media intelligence and an influencers database.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
seller: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
The Public Relations Solutions and Digital Media Services is a comprehensive portfolio of communication tools, media intelligence and multimedia services for organizations. Nasdaq is a global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services.
price ($mm)
$335
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closed 6/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Pawas Jain, acquired Startify

synopsis: Pawas Jain, co-founder of Blue Box Media, has acquired online incubation platform Startify. Stratify is an Idea growth-cum-management portal along with startup services. Startify already has over 100 registered startups, over 140 angels, mentors and incubators on board. Jain will be acquiring Startify in his personal capacity.
buyer: Pawas Jain
Pawas Jain is the co-founder of Blue Box Media (company that owns and manages The Tech Portal). "
target: Startify
Startify is an online incubation platform. Founded by 3 IIT Jodhpur students, Himanshu Sikaria, Achyut Joshi and Anshul Agarwal in 2015, Stratify is an Idea growth-cum-management portal along with startup services.
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closed 6/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired PR Newswire Association Inc.

synopsis: Cision has finalized the acquisition of PR Newswire. PR Newswire is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today's communications, social media and content marketing professionals. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: PR Newswire Association Inc.
PR Newswire is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences.
price ($mm)
$841
rev ($mm)
$297
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Shutterstock, Inc., will acquire Rex Features

synopsis: Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery and music, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Rex Features, the largest independently owned photographic press agency in Europe. Rex offers media companies and advertisers images and videos that capture the world around us with their live feed.
buyer: Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK:$719.36)
Shutterstock, Inc., is a global provider of high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos and music to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. With its community of over 70,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds tens of thousands of images each week."
target: Rex Features
As one of the world’s leading independent photographic press agencies and picture libraries, Rex Features has an international reputation as a premiere source of images and features for the world’s media.
price ($mm)
$33
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closed 12/8/2014 via PR Newswire

Northsight Capital, Inc, acquired MJbizwire

synopsis: Northsight Capital, Inc. announced that it has acquired premier marijuana industry business MJbizwire, a pioneering press release distribution and publication service designed exclusively for marijuana industry businesses. Businesses can choose from multiple press release distribution pricing plans on MJbizwire.com.
buyer: Northsight Capital, Inc (OTCPK:NCAP:$0.02)
Northsight Capital, Inc. is comprised of a portfolio of online marijuana-related businesses that are being developed and operated by the company. The company's most dynamic concept, WeedDepot.com, provides consumers with a geo-targeted map directory of medical and recreational dispensaries. "
target: MJbizwire
MJbizwire is the world's first and only press release distribution and publication service exclusively for marijuana industry businesses. MJbizwire is continually building partnerships with prominent marijuana industry websites and allows them to republish the press releases distributed to them.
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closed 9/10/2014 via Company Press Release

3BL Media, LLC, acquired CSRwire

synopsis: 3BL Media, the leading news distribution and content marketing platform for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability information, announced that it has completed the acquisition of CSRwire, an independent CSR and sustainability news distribution service.
buyer: 3BL Media, LLC
3BL Media is a leading news and content distribution company focused on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability and related topics. Clients rely on the 3BL Media distribution platform to distribute press releases, blogs, videos, reports and other media assets. "
target: CSRwire
Since its inception in 1999, the CSRwire.com website has been a leading destination for readers of CSR press releases and editorial content contributed by more than 100 of the most respected and influential bloggers, writers and practitioners.
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closed 7/14/2011 via PR Newswire

3BL Media, LLC, acquired Justmeans

synopsis: 3BL Media announced that it has completed the acquisition of Justmeans, an established CSR news distribution platform and online community of sustainable business practitioners. The combination of these two services will result in unrivaled distribution and syndication of CSR blogs, press releases, videos, reports and other content.
buyer: 3BL Media, LLC
3BL Media is the leading CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and sustainability news and content distribution company. The company works with organizations to distribute multi-format media assets regarding environmental and social issues. "
target: Justmeans
Justmeans is the world's leading source of information and connections for the sustainable business industry. A wide variety of companies rely on Justmeans news distribution services to create, distribute, and analyze performance on media releases related to social and environmental performance.
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closed 6/14/2010 via Company Press Release

United Business Media Limited, acquired PR Newswire do Brasil

synopsis: United Business Media Limited announces that it has acquired the remaining 62.03% interest in PR Newswire Brazil for an initial cash consideration of $1.2 million with a further performance-related consideration of $0.2m, payable over the next two years.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
UBM focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. "
target: PR Newswire do Brasil
Founded in 1998, PR Newswire Brazil provides Brazilian corporations and public relations agencies with a wide range of targeting, distribution and monitoring services to help them communicate and engage with global audiences.
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$1.20*
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cancelled 7/8/2010 via Capital IQ

Getty Images, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Rex Features

synopsis: Getty Images, Inc. cancelled the acquisition of Rex Features Ltd.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$185.08)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target: Rex Features
As one of the world’s leading independent photographic press agencies and picture libraries, Rex Features has an international reputation as a premiere source of images and features for the world’s media.
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closed 9/29/2006 via

PR Newswire Association Inc., acquired U.S. Newswire

synopsis: Medialink Worldwide Incorporated sold U.S. Newswire, its press release distribution division, to PR Newswire Association LLC, a subsidiary of United Business Media plc, for a sale price of between $18.0 million and $23.0 million in cash. The final sale price will be based on the performance of U.S. Newswire for the trailing 12-month period.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: PR Newswire Association Inc.
PR Newswire Association LLC provides electronic distribution, targeting, measurement and broadcast services on behalf of tens of thousands of corporate, government, association, labor, non-profit, and other customers worldwide. "
target parent: Medialink Worldwide, Inc.
target: U.S. Newswire
U.S. Newswire is a national news release wire service which provides a direct communications system between the world's leading public interest news sources and the news media that cover them.
price ($mm)
$16
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closed 8/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Vocus, Inc., acquired PRWeb

synopsis: Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations, has acquired privately-held PRWeb, the pioneer in online visibility and search engine optimized press release distribution. The total consideration was approximately $28 million consisting of $20.8 million in cash and 494,543 shares of Vocus.
buyer: Vocus, Inc.
Vocus is a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes manage local and global relationships and communications with journalists, analysts, public officials and other key audiences. "
target: PRWeb
PRWeb, the Online Visibility Company™, is recognized as the Internet's leading online news and press release distribution service worldwide. Since 1997, PRWeb has been changing the way businesses, marketing departments and public relations firms think about press releases.
price ($mm)
$28
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/1/2006 via

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., acquired PrimeZone Media Network

synopsis: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. said on Monday it agreed to buy PrimeZone Media Network, a privately held publisher of corporate press releases. Nasdaq, the No. 2 U.S. stock exchange, said it plans to integrate PrimeZone's information distribution, investor relations and multimedia services into the product range offered by its corporate client group.
buyer parent: NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets. "
target: PrimeZone Media Network
PrimeZone Media Network is a press release newswire and multimedia service with one of the world's most extensive distribution networks.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 4/3/2006 via Company Press Release

Market Wire merged with CCNMatthews,

synopsis: Market Wire, a full-service distributor of company press releases and material news, announced that it has joined forces with CCNMatthews, one of Canada's leading newswires, to form the newswire industry's best North American news distribution service.
buyer parent: Pims Holdings Limited
buyer: CCNMatthews
Marketwire is a leading newswire service offering press release distribution, media contact management, multimedia, media monitoring services and other workflow solutions for public relations, investor relations, journalists and other communications professionals. "
target: Market Wire
Market Wire, a CCNMatthews Company, is the third-largest newswire in the U.S. A full-service distributor of company press releases and financial news announcements, Market Wire provides real-time news feeds to thousands of leading websites, newswires, and databases.
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closed 3/1/2006 via BNC Analysis

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., acquired Business Wire

synopsis: Berkshire Hathaway Inc., billionaire Warren Buffett's investment company, on Wednesday said it had completed the purchase of Business Wire, a privately held distributor of press releases. Business Wire competes with PR Newswire to distribute company regulatory filings and press releases to investors and the news media.
buyer: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A:$253,576.00)
Berkshire Hathaway is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in a number of diverse business activities. The most important of these is the property and casualty insurance business conducted on both a direct and reinsurance basis through a number of subsidiaries. "
target: Business Wire
Business Wire's multi-channel delivery network, with access to some 60 international and national news agencies, financial information providers and Web-based news services, provides real-time, simultaneous access to key audiences.
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closed 1/17/2006 via Company Press Release

eNR Services, Inc., acquired NewsWire One

synopsis: eNR Services, Inc. announced today it has acquired NewsWire One, a Chicago-based company that provides end-to-end solutions for the creation and distribution of interactive corporate news releases and the development and management of online press rooms.
buyer: eNR Services, Inc.
eNR Services, Inc., headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., delivers technology solutions and programs to aid professionals during every phase of the public relations and corporate communications cycle. "
target: NewsWire One
NewsWire One, a Chicago-based company that provides end-to-end solutions for the creation and distribution of interactive corporate news releases and the development and management of online press rooms.
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closed 10/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired Acquire Media Corporation

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced the acquisition of Acquire Media (AM), an aggregator and distributor of curated real-time news, multimedia, data, and alerts, from Naviga, Inc., a leading provider of content engagement solutions for the global media industry.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Acquire Media Corporation
Acquire Media is an advanced technology company that delivers news and multimedia with guaranteed reliability in formats that make content instantly usable and searchable. The company provides syndication and content services to customers in news media, digital publishing and financial services.
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closed 12/29/2017 via Company Press Release

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired Acquire Media Corporation

synopsis: NewsCycle Solutions, a provider of software technologies for the media industry, announced the acquisition of Acquire Media, a provider of content services to the financial services, Fortune 500, news media and digital publishing industries. Acquire Media delivers news and multimedia in formats that make content instantly usable and searchable.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NewsCycle is a leading provider of software technologies for the global media industry. They help their clients in their mission to create stronger, better informed communities, while protecting the integrity of news, advertising and customer information. "
target: Acquire Media Corporation
Acquire Media is an advanced technology company that delivers news and multimedia with guaranteed reliability in formats that make content instantly usable and searchable. The company provides syndication and content services to customers in news media, digital publishing and financial services.
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announced 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Samara Capital, will acquire NewsWire18 Ltd.

synopsis: Private equity firm Samara Capital is picking up a majority stake in NewsWire18. NewsWire18 is the largest domestic provider of real-time financial news and market data terminals to financial institutions and businesses in India.
buyer: Samara Capital
Samara Capital is an entrepreneurially run India focused private equity firm. Samara invests in Emerging Indian Companies (EICs) – which it defines as those businesses that are poised for rapid transformation, have strong entrepreneurial minded management team and a favorable industry context. "
target parent: Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd.
target: NewsWire18 Ltd.
NewsWire18 Ltd. is India's first real-time news and market data platform company. It provides finance professionals with the most relevant news, views, market intelligence, data, and analytical tools in a single WorkStation that help them stay ahead.
price ($mm)
$17*
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closed 1/19/2011 via BNC Analysis

ScheinMedia, acquired Film Festival Today

synopsis: ScheinMedia announces that it has acquired an operating interest in FilmFestivalToday.com, a website covering the business of film and entertainment. FilmFestivalToday.com, a website and daily news service, features up-to-the-minute news, including deals, financing, legal, and festival updates.
buyer: ScheinMedia
ScheinMedia holdings include ScheinMediaEvents, which produces exclusive, high-level professional events; FlierWire.com, a national press release wire service; GreenRealEstateDaily.com, a national daily news service devoted to green real estate and business issues; and others. "
target: Film Festival Today
FilmFestivalToday.com focuses on the film and entertainment industries, with a special emphasis on the growing film festival industry. It is a widely read and respected medium.
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closed 9/9/2009 via Company Press Release

PDR Network, acquired Health Care Notification Network

synopsis: PDR Network acquires Health Care Notification Network (HCNN), the only network that delivers FDA-required drug alerts to physicians and other prescribers online.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: PDR Network
PDR Network includes the Physicians' Desk Reference, the most commonly used drug information reference available in the US, and the Health Care Notification Network, the only service that provides electronic delivery of important FDA-mandated and product-related patient safety alerts to physicians. "
target parent: Medfusion, Inc.
target: Health Care Notification Network
The Health Care Notification Network (HCNN) delivers important patient safety alerts to providers securely online, in a manner that is faster, more efficient and more reliable than the current paper-based systems that typically use the U.S. mail. The HCNN is a free service for healthcare providers.
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Taptica
Taptica
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2018
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$289.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.16
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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122
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IZEA, Inc.
IZEA, Inc.
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year
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$20.60
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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125
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Ticker: CSE: SPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne is positioning itself to become the leader in the next evolution of digital marketing with the SponsorsCloud platform for social sponsorship and commerce. The SponsorsCloud enables one-to-one, authentic engagement between brands, influencers and their social networks.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Ticker: ADJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd. operates an automated auction based advertisement sales platform for display and video/TV advertisement inventory. It offers classifieds advertisement sales solutions for classifieds publishers to sell display advertisements against classifieds search keywords.
year
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$4.33
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.39)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: TSE:3929
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Socialwire Co., Ltd.
Socialwire Co., Ltd.
Socialwire is a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses. The company provides press release delivery services to companies, government agencies, and organizations. Their incubation business provides consulting services to companies in the start-up stages.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$34.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.20
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
$1.18
Employees
114
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Ticker: TSE:3922
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PR TIMES
PR TIMES, Inc. is a Japanese company that distributes press releases online. The company distributes over 10,000 press releases a month and has over 11 million page visits a month. PR TIMES' mission is to provide press releases as soon as possible.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$15.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.01
EBIT ($mm)
$3.45
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
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45
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Xinhua Finance Limited
Xinhua Finance Limited
Xinhua Finance Limited is an independent financial information and services company providing financial news and information, as well as a broad array of financial products and services unique to the China markets.
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$175.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.90)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
233
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Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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H-Farm S.p.A.
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year
2018
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$60.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.54)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Digital Asset Monetary Network, Inc.
Digital Asset Monetary Network, Inc.
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0
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: WSE:MCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MCI Management SA
MCI Management SA
MCI Management SA is a private equity firm that implements early stage, growth stage and expansion/buy-out stage investments in CEE Region, Germany and Austria (DACH), in former Soviet Republics countries (CIS – Commonwealth of Independent States) and Turkey.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.43
EBIT ($mm)
$37.39
Net Income ($mm)
$33.77
Employees
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Ticker: DB:GSJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
German Startups Group
German Startups Group
German Startups Group, a Berlin-based investment company and venture capital provider for Germany’s flourishing startup scene, finances young growth companies and also supports their set-up, funding acquisition, development.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.90
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.07)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: XTRA:A7A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FinLab AG
FinLab AG is one of the first and largest company builders and investors focused on the Financial Services Technologies ("fintech") sector. FinLab focuses on developing German fintech start-ups and providing venture capital for their financial needs.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.79
EBIT ($mm)
$0.76
Net Income ($mm)
$21.88
Employees
0
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Ticker: JASDAQ:8462
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Future Venture Capital Co., Ltd.
Future Venture Capital Co., Ltd.
Future Venture Capital is a venture capital firm that focuses on investing in companies operating in the information technology, healthcare, manufacturing and automobile sectors. The firm is based in Kyoto, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.95)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: RAND
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rand Capital Corporation
Rand Capital provides investors the ability to participate in venture capital opportunities through an investment in the Company’s stock. They invest in growth businesses with unique product, service or technology concepts.
year
2017
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$1.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.33)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.36)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: WSE:SKL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Skyline Investment SA
Skyline Investment SA
Skyline Investment is a Polish investment group, founded in 1997, specialised in PE/VC investments as well as in financial advisory services. Their capital group, being formed at present of 7 entities, develops continuously to provide our clients with comprehensive investment and advisory services.
year
2019
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$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.65)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.36
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0
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Virgin Group, Ltd.
Virgin Group, Ltd.
Virgin, a leading branded venture capital organisation, is one of the world's most recognised and respected brands. Virgin has grown very succesful businesses in sectors ranging from mobile telephony, to transportation, travel, financial services, leisure, music, holidays, publishing and retailing.
year
1998
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EBIT ($mm)
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0
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Ticker: TSXV:CH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Urban Select Capital Corporation
Urban Select Capital Corporation is a TSX Venture Exchange listed investment issuer focused on investing growth capital into private and public companies in a broad range of sectors including consumer retail services, healthcare services, entertainment, media, art and leisure companies and fashion.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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