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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Description

Analysys Mason, acquired AMI-Partners

synopsis: Analysys Mason, a global consulting and research firm specializing in telecoms, media, technology, and digital services, has acquired AMI-Partners, a SMB Information and Communications Technology focused global research and consulting firm.
buyer: Analysys Mason
Based in the UK, Analysys Mason is a global consulting and research firm specializing in telecoms, media, technology and digital services. They are at the forefront of developments in the digital economy and are advising clients on new business strategies to address disruptive technologies. "
target: AMI-Partners
AMI-Partners is an SMB Information and Communications Technology focused global research and consulting firm that specialises in go-to-market opportunity assessment, tracking buying behaviour, customer segmentation, channel partner ecosystem dynamics and sales enablement with predictive analytics.
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announced 7/31/2008 via Market Wire

Zones, Inc., will purchase a minority stake in Zones, Inc.

synopsis: Zones, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Zones's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Firoz Lalji, for $8.65 per share in cash. Mr. Lalji currently beneficially owns approximately 54% of the outstanding shares of Zones.
buyer: Zones, Inc.
Zones, Inc. is a single-source direct marketing reseller of name-brand information technology products to the small-to-medium-sized business market, enterprise accounts and public sector accounts. "
target: Zones, Inc.
Zones, Inc. is a single-source direct marketing reseller of name-brand information technology products to the small-to-medium-sized business market, enterprise accounts and public sector accounts.
price ($mm)[EV]
$45 [$51]*
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$699
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$20
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4.9x
closed 12/6/2019 via PR Newswire

S&P Global Market Intelligence, acquired The 451 Group

synopsis: NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets, announced today that it has acquired 451 Research, LLC, a privately-held research and advisory firm that provides intelligence, expertise and data covering high-growt
buyer parent: S&P Global
buyer: S&P Global Market Intelligence
S&P Global Market Intelligence provides data, essential insights, and powerful analytics to help navigate the financial markets. S&P Global Market Intelligence integrates financial and industry data, research, and news into tools that help clients make informed business and financial decisions. "
target: The 451 Group
The 451 Group owns and operates 451 Research, a leading technology-industry syndicated research and data firm focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation. It also owns Uptime Institute, an independent provider of thought leadership, certification, education, and professional services.
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closed 8/4/2005 via BusinessWire

The 451 Group, acquired Tier 1 Research

synopsis: The 451 Group has acquired privately held, Minneapolis-based Tier 1 Research - an independent technology industry research firm. Tier 1 Research analyzes the financial and industry implications of developments impacting public and private companies within the IT, communications and Internet commerce sectors.
buyer: The 451 Group
The 451 Group is an independent technology industry analyst company focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation. The company's analysts provide critical and timely insight into the market and competitive dynamics of innovation in emerging technology segments. "
target: Tier 1 Research
Tier 1 Research analyzes the financial and industry implications of developments impacting public and private companies within the IT, communications and Internet commerce sectors. The Tier 1 Research division blends traditional "Wall Street" investment research with industry analysis.
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closed 9/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Cloudera, Inc, acquired Fast Forward Labs

synopsis: Cloudera, the big data and analytics company that runs on a hybrid combination of open source and proprietary software, has acquired Fast Forward Labs. Fast Forward Labs helps organizations innovate with data science and machine learning. Their research keeps businesses up to date on the latest trends in applied artificial intelligence.
buyer: Cloudera, Inc (CLDR:$883.08)
Cloudera delivers the modern platform for data management and analytics. They provide the fastest, easiest, and most secure Apache Hadoop platform to help solve business problems with data. They empower their clients to use advanced analytics to drive business decisions quickly and flexibly. "
target: Fast Forward Labs
Fast Forward Labs helps organizations innovate with data science and machine learning. Their research keeps businesses up to date on the latest trends in applied artificial intelligence, showing them the practical applications of recently possible technologies.
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closed 2/26/2013 via PR Newswire

The 451 Group, acquired Applied Velocity Labs, LLC.

synopsis: The 451 Group, corporate parent of 451 Research, Uptime Institute and Yankee Group, announced the acquisition of Applied Velocity Labs, LLC, a Charlotte, NC-based strategy, advisory and research firm and the developer of a proprietary digital infrastructure strategy framework.
buyer: The 451 Group
The 451 Group owns and operates 451 Research, a leading technology-industry syndicated research and data firm focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation. It also owns Uptime Institute, an independent provider of thought leadership, certification, education and professional services. "
target: Applied Velocity Labs, LLC.
Applied Velocity Labs, LLC is a technology strategy advisory firm focused on accelerating the business impact of digital datacenter infrastructure, from 'click to rack & energy to click,' across a global portfolio.
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Gartner, Inc., acquired Machina Research

synopsis: Machina Research announces its acquisition by Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. Over the last six years Machina Research has assembled a market-leading set of analysts and research focused on the Internet of Things.
buyer: Gartner, Inc. (IT:$4,051.88)
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. They deliver the technology-related insight necessary for their clients to make the right decisions, every day. "
target: Machina Research
Machina Research is the world's leading advisor on the Internet of Things, M2M and Big Data. Through multi-client reports and client-specific consultancy Machina Research helps clients understand and embrace the opportunities created by the wide range of new forms of connected devices in the IoT.
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closed 3/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., acquired Cardinal Path

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced the acquisition of Cardinal Path, an award-winning digital data consulting firm in the US and Canada. Cardinal Path helps brands navigate a variety of data-related challenges and deliver competitive advantage through strong data and analytics.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target: Cardinal Path
Cardinal Path is a digital data analytics firm that works with the world’s most prominent organizations to create, implement and action advanced analytics. Cardinal Path is known for its tools such as the Online Analytics Maturity Model, a framework for assessing enterprise-wide analytics maturity.
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closed 7/22/2015 via Market Wire

Prophet, acquired Altimeter Group

synopsis: Prophet, a global brand and marketing strategy consultancy, announced it has acquired Altimeter Group, a leading technology research firm. Altimeter delivers best-in-class research in digital transformation, social business and governance, customer experience, big data, and the Internet of Things.
buyer: Prophet
Prophet is a global brand and marketing consultancy that fuses insights, strategy, creativity and imagination to help clients grow better brands and businesses. "
target: Altimeter Group
Altimeter Group is a leading technology research firm. Altimeter delivers best-in-class research in digital transformation, social business and governance, customer experience, big data, and the Internet of Things. Altimeter’s research helps companies understand and act on technology disruption.
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closed 4/1/2011 via Company Press Release

NPD Group, Inc., acquired In-Stat, LLC

synopsis: The NPD Group today announced that it has finalized the acquisition of In-Stat, an analyst research company focused on the mobile internet and digital entertainment industries. As the newest addition to NPD's analyst-based services, In-Stat will operate to provide global technology analysis and information for a growing client base.
buyer: NPD Group, Inc.
The NPD Group is the leading provider of reliable and comprehensive consumer and retail information for a wide range of industries. More than 1,800 manufacturers and retailers rely on NPD to help them drive critical business decisions at the global, national, and local market levels. "
target: In-Stat, LLC
In-Stat’s market intelligence combines technical, market and end-user research and database models to analyze the Mobile Internet and Digital Entertainment ecosystems. Businesses rely on In-Stat to support critical business, product and technology decisions.
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announced 10/29/2009 via PR Newswire

comScore Networks, Inc., will acquire Certifica, Inc.

synopsis: comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Certifica, a leader in web measurement in Latin America. The acquisition helps enhance comScore's presence and brand in the rapidly-developing Latin American market and positions the company for further expansion in the region.
buyer: comScore Networks, Inc. (SCOR:$360.47)
comScore Networks provides unparalleled insight into consumer behavior and attitudes. This capability is based on a massive, global cross-section of more than 2 million consumers who have given comScore explicit permission to confidentially capture their browsing and transaction behavior. "
target: Certifica, Inc.
Certifica was founded in 2000 with the goal of becoming the leading analyst and auditor of Internet traffic measurement and has won the endorsement of the IAB in several Latin American countries to publish cross site statistics on Internet usage.
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closed 3/4/2008 via Company Press Release

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, acquired Compete, Inc.

synopsis: Chicago Growth Partners is pleased to announce the closing of the sale of 100% of Compete, Inc. to Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, a global market information and insight company based in London. Terms of the transaction included an initial cash consideration of $75 million plus subsequent contingent payments of up to an additional $75 million.
buyer: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
Taylor Nelson Sofres plc is a market information group. The world’s largest provider of custom research and analysis, a leader in political and social polling, a major supplier of consumer panel, media intelligence and Internet, TV and radio audience measurement services. "
target parent: Chicago Growth Partners
target: Compete, Inc.
Compete, Inc. analyses internet clickstream information received from its own panel and from internet service providers. Compete uses proprietary data methodologies to normalise this data, making it representative of the entire US online market place.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.1x
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Description

Analysys Mason, acquired AMI-Partners

synopsis: Analysys Mason, a global consulting and research firm specializing in telecoms, media, technology, and digital services, has acquired AMI-Partners, a SMB Information and Communications Technology focused global research and consulting firm.
buyer: Analysys Mason
Based in the UK, Analysys Mason is a global consulting and research firm specializing in telecoms, media, technology and digital services. They are at the forefront of developments in the digital economy and are advising clients on new business strategies to address disruptive technologies. "
target: AMI-Partners
AMI-Partners is an SMB Information and Communications Technology focused global research and consulting firm that specialises in go-to-market opportunity assessment, tracking buying behaviour, customer segmentation, channel partner ecosystem dynamics and sales enablement with predictive analytics.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Description

Analysys Mason, acquired AMI-Partners

synopsis: Analysys Mason, a global consulting and research firm specializing in telecoms, media, technology, and digital services, has acquired AMI-Partners, a SMB Information and Communications Technology focused global research and consulting firm.
buyer: Analysys Mason
Based in the UK, Analysys Mason is a global consulting and research firm specializing in telecoms, media, technology and digital services. They are at the forefront of developments in the digital economy and are advising clients on new business strategies to address disruptive technologies. "
target: AMI-Partners
AMI-Partners is an SMB Information and Communications Technology focused global research and consulting firm that specialises in go-to-market opportunity assessment, tracking buying behaviour, customer segmentation, channel partner ecosystem dynamics and sales enablement with predictive analytics.
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closed 6/25/2008 via BusinessWire

Analysys Mason, acquired OSS Observer LLC

synopsis: Analysys Mason, the premier adviser to the telecom, ICT, and digital media industry, has acquired OSS Observer LLC, a US-based telecom software market research firm delivering global telecom software market analysis to vendors, operators, integrators, and the financial community.
buyer: Analysys Mason
Analysys Mason delivers strategy advice, operations support, and market intelligence to leading commercial and public-sector organizations in telecom, IT, and media. "
target: OSS Observer LLC
OSS Observer is a market research firm covering the global telecom software market, which provides clear reasoning and practical recommendations to help clients make informed business decisions.
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announced 7/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Progressive Digital Media Group Plc, will acquire Current Analysis, Inc.

synopsis: Progressive Digital Media Group plc is pleased to announce its agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of CurrentAnalysis Inc, an established and well regarded business which provides subscription based business intelligence services to the ICT industry.
buyer: Progressive Digital Media Group Plc (AIM:DATA:$147.65)
Progressive Digital Media Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides business information, research, and digital marketing services for senior level decision makers in the United Kingdom and internationally. "
target parent: Apex Investment Fund L.P.
target: Current Analysis, Inc.
Current Analysis, enables sales and marketing personnel to anticipate and respond rapidly to competitive threats and market opportunities. The company's competitive response solutions combine continuous, change-driven expert analysis, powerful Web-based delivery, integration services & more.
price ($mm)
$20
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$13
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closed 12/15/2021 via Company Press Release

Ookla, acquired RootMetrics

synopsis: Ookla, a web service that provides free analysis of Internet access performance metrics, such as connection data rate and latency, has acquired RootMetrics, an independent mobile network research firm that specializes in providing unbiased mobile network performance information and mapping.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ookla
Speedtest.net, also known as Speedtest by Ookla, is a web service that provides free analysis of Internet access performance metrics, such as connection data rate and latency. "
target parent: IHS Markit Ltd.
target: RootMetrics
RootMetrics is an independent mobile network research firm that specializes in providing unbiased mobile network performance information and mapping.
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closed 4/20/2015 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired RootMetrics

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight, announced it has acquired RootMetrics, a U.S.-based independent mobile networks analytics firm that offers insights into the mobile user experience.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,589.00)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target: RootMetrics
RootMetrics is an independent mobile network research firm that specializes in providing unbiased mobile network performance information and mapping.
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closed 8/27/2008 via PR Newswire

Light Reading, Inc., acquired Pyramid Research

synopsis: TechWeb's Light Reading Communications Network, the leading integrated publishing, events and research company serving the global communications marketplace, has acquired Pyramid Research, a market research and advisory service company.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: Light Reading, Inc.
Light Reading Inc. is the ultimate source for technology and financial analysis of the communications industry, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation. "
target: Pyramid Research
For twenty years, Pyramid Research has helped companies in the converging communications, media and technology industries stay ahead of market trends, understand competitive threats and capitalize on opportunities.
price ($mm)
$8.00
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$8
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closed 12/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Moa Capital, LLC, acquired TeleGeography US

synopsis: TeleGeography, a global telecommunications market research and consulting firm, has been acquired by Moa Capital, a U.S.-based private equity firm. Under Moa Capital's ownership, TeleGeography will continue its commitment to delivering the best telecom data and analysis with security and integrity at the core.
buyer: Moa Capital, LLC
Moa Capital is a growth private equity firm focused on companies in the lower middle market. Moa Capital has a network of operating executives that assist with developing the business strategy and implementing growth initiatives. "
target: TeleGeography US
TeleGeography is a telecommunications market research and consulting firm that conducts in-depth research, compiles large data sets, and clearly presents this information in online reports and databases.
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closed 8/1/2008 via PR Newswire

T3i Group LLC, purchased Telecom Intelligence Group from Access Intelligence, LLC

synopsis: T3i Group LLC, an investor-backed company formed by financier Richard Dorfman, announced that it has acquired the Telecom Intelligence Group (TIG) division of Access Intelligence. TIG is a leading provider of market research, data, analysis, and consulting and advisory services to the telecommunications industry.
buyer: T3i Group LLC
T3i Group is an investor-backed company that provides market research, data, analysis, and consulting and advisory services to the telecommunications industry. "
seller parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
seller: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets.
price ($mm)
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$80
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closed 4/7/2009 via BusinessWire

The 451 Group, acquired Moss Creek Capital

synopsis: The 451 Group has acquired independent equity-research firm Moss Creek Capital in order to expand its services for the professional investment community. The acquisition expands the coverage and financial expertise of The 451 Group, an independent analyst firm that covers emerging technologies within the enterprise IT industry.
buyer: The 451 Group
The 451 Group is an independent technology industry analyst company focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation. The company's analysts provide critical and timely insight into the market and competitive dynamics of innovation in emerging technology segments. "
target: Moss Creek Capital
Dallas-based Moss Creek Capital provides investment research on publicly traded software companies, offering actionable insight gleaned from conversations with end users, key players in the software distribution channel and company executives.
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closed 3/3/2011 via BusinessWire

The 451 Group, acquired TheInfoPro

synopsis: The 451 Group, a leading technology-industry analyst company, has announced the acquisition of the assets of TheInfoPro, a New York-based advisory and research firm providing real-world perspectives on the enterprise IT customer as well as analysis of the technology-vendor landscape.
buyer: The 451 Group
The 451 Group is a leading technology-industry analyst company focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation. The company's analysts provide critical and timely insight into the market and competitive dynamics of innovation in emerging technology segments. "
target: TheInfoPro
TheInfoPro is a leading advisory and research firm that provides real-world perspectives on the customer and market dynamics of the enterprise information technology landscape by using a unique research methodology that harnesses the collective knowledge and insights of leading IT organizations.
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closed 5/4/2010 via Company Press Release

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired GlanceGuide Inc.

synopsis: The Nielsen Company announced the acquisition of GlanceGuide, a leading video analytics and technology company in Palo Alto, CA. GlanceGuide’s advanced analytics capabilities have been immediately integrated into Nielsen’s online video measurement tools to deliver more actionable daily insights to media publishers, agencies and advertisers.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,361.00)
The Nielsen Company is a global information and media company with leading market positions in marketing and consumer information, television and other media measurement, online intelligence, mobile measurement, trade shows and business publications. "
target: GlanceGuide Inc.
GlanceGuide offers a hosted service for web video analytics that captures and analyzes every video event once viewers hit Play. The service helps clients make decisions on how to optimize and better monetize online video content and ad assets.
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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired NeuStar, Inc.

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired Neustar, a premier identity resolution company with leading solutions in Marketing, Fraud and Communications, from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Golden Gate Capital
target: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar is an information services and technology company and a leader in identity resolution providing the data and technology that enables trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most.
price ($mm)
$3,100
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$575
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$115
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closed 8/8/2017 via BusinessWire

Golden Gate Capital, acquired NeuStar, Inc.

synopsis: Neustar, a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, announced the completion of the Company’s previously announced acquisition by a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital. Neustar has built a robust market position around unique, hard-to-replicate datasets and the data science that provides authoritative identities.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a privately held enterprise with over $15 billion in committed capital. They operate as a private holding company and recapitalize, restructure, and ultimately build meaningful businesses in partnership with management over an indefinite time horizon. "
target: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
As a global information services provider and the leader in Connection Science, Neustar has the most complete understanding of how to connect people, places, and things. Their marketing, risk, security, registry, and communications solutions help over 12,000 clients grow and guard their business.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,011 [$2,878]
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$1,165
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$420
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closed 9/5/2019 via PR Newswire

Comlinkdata, acquired Tutela

synopsis: Comlinkdata, the North American leader in telecom market performance analytics, has acquired Tutela, a mobile crowdsourced customer experience data company. Tutela gathers information on mobile infrastructure and tests wireless experience, helping organizations in the mobile industry to understand and improve the world's networks.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Comlinkdata
Comlinkdata is the leading provider of telecom market data and insights in North America. It provides unique, real-time market performance data and pairs this with a team of telecom-savvy analysts to help clients identify, understand and execute on growth opportunities. "
target: Tutela
Tutela is a mobile crowdsourced customer experience data company. Tutela gathers information on mobile infrastructure and tests wireless experience, helping organizations in the mobile industry to understand and improve the world's networks.
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closed 11/3/2021 via Company Press Release

CyberRisk Alliance, acquired After Nines Inc.

synopsis: CyberRisk Alliance, a business intelligence company serving the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace, has acquired After Nines Inc, producers of digital information brands ChannelE2E and MSSP Alert, serving valued technology audiences including managed service providers (MSPs) and managed security services providers (MSSPs).
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: CyberRisk Alliance
CyberRisk Alliance (CRA) is a business intelligence company serving the cybersecurity community. CRA's trusted information leverages a unique network of journalists, analysts and influencers, policymakers, and practitioners, and is delivered through events, research, media, and virtual learning. "
target: After Nines Inc.
After Nines Inc. are producers of digital information brands ChannelE2E and MSSP Alert, serving valued technology audiences including managed service providers (MSPs) and managed security services providers (MSSPs).
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closed 8/23/2011 via BusinessWire

Ziff Davis, Inc., acquired Focus Research, Inc.

synopsis: Ziff Davis, Inc. one of the nation's leading technology media companies, announced the acquisition of Focus Research, Inc., a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors. Focus Research helps business and IT professionals make better purchasing decisions.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Ziff Davis, Inc.
Ziff Davis, Inc. is a leading digital media company specializing in the technology market, reaching over 40 million highly engaged in-market buyers and influencers every month. Ziff Davis sites include PCMag.com, ExtremeTech.com, and Geek.com. "
target: Focus Research, Inc.
Focus Research, Inc., formerly Tippit, is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors. It helps business and IT professionals make better purchasing decisions while turning the Internet into a meaningful platform for B2B marketers.
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closed 12/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Google, acquired DORA

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products, has acquired Dora, a company that transforms the IT industry by instituting a scientific approach to software development, product management, and organizational transformation.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$239,210.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: DORA
DORA's mission is to transform the IT industry by instituting a scientific approach to software development, product management, and organizational transformation. DORA’s data-driven approach has helped teams leverage automation, process, and cultural change.
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closed 11/12/2007 via PR Newswire

CMP Technology, Inc., acquired Portelligent

synopsis: CMP, a media and marketing solutions company serving the technology industry, has acquired Portelligent, the leading provider of product teardowns to the electronics industry.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Technology, Inc.
CMP Technology is the USA's leading high tech B2B media company, providing marketing solutions for the global technology industry. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information brands, CMP Tech has earned the confidence of more technology professionals than any other media company. "
target: Portelligent
Portelligent is the world's premiere product teardown firm, delivering product analyses and related research in mobile, wireless, and consumer electronics to a global client base. Portelligent's technology intelligence enables clients to make faster, better, and more cost-effective decisions.
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$8.00
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$3
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closed 5/5/2014 via PR Newswire

CompTIA, acquired TechAmerica

synopsis: CompTIA, the voice of the world's information, communications and technology industry, has acquired TechAmerica, a leader in public policy advocacy as well as business networking and intelligence.
buyer: CompTIA
CompTIA is the voice of the world's information, communications and technology industry. Its members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their investments in technology. "
target: TechAmerica
TechAmerica is a leader in public policy advocacy as well as business networking and intelligence. Its membership is comprised of technology companies who create a variety of products and deliver a multitude of services in the private sector and to governments at the state and national level.
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closed 8/5/2013 via PR Web

SNL Kagan, LLC, acquired Multimedia Research Group, Inc.

synopsis: SNL Kagan announced that it has acquired Multimedia Research Group, Inc. (MRG), a leading media and technology research firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona. MRG offers analytics and industry intelligence on the video and media ecosystem in markets around the globe. MRG’s major focus areas are pay-TV, OTT video, and multiscreen.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: SNL Kagan, LLC
SNL Kagan, a division of SNL Financial LC, is a comprehensive resource for financial intelligence in the media and communications sector, including the broadcasting, cable, entertainment, motion picture, telecom, wireless, satellite, publishing and new media industries. "
target: Multimedia Research Group, Inc.
Multimedia Research Group, Inc. (MRG, Inc.) provides market analytics and industry intelligence of new technologies for the video and media ecosystems, and it provides strategic guidance for its clients.
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closed 6/2/2016 via BusinessWire

SurfaceInk, acquired GPiO Inc.

synopsis: SurfaceInk, a provider of consumer device engineering and product development services, announced that it has acquired GPiO. GPiO helps expedite hardware engineering component decision-making processes to accelerate bringing consumer electronics products to market. They test hardware components and post the comparison data and test details online.
buyer: SurfaceInk
SurfaceInk provides high impact, strategic, product development consulting. SurfaceInk’s experienced team executes client projects in Research and Development, Proof of Concept Development and Full Cycle Product Development for consumer and business-to-business markets. "
target: GPiO Inc.
GPiO helps engineers and hardware designers go beyond traditional datasheets, allowing them to compare hardware components from leading vendors with just a couple of clicks. They objectively test each individual component in their own lab and post the comparison data and test details on their site.
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/10/2006 via PR Newswire

CMP Media LLC, acquired Shorecliff Communications LLC

synopsis: CMP Media today announced it has acquired Shorecliff Communications, the premier global event organizer and information provider serving the RFID (radio frequency identification), IPTV, broadband and wireless infrastructure communities.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Media LLC
A subsidiary of UK-based United Business Media (formerly United News & Media), CMP Media is one of the world's top technology publishers. Its stable of offerings includes controlled-circulation magazines distributed free (CRN) and subscription-based (InformationWeek). "
target parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
target: Shorecliff Communications LLC
Shorecliff Communications LLC, is a leading media company serving the communications and wireless infrastructure industries. Through trade shows, executive conferences, online media and publications, Shorecliff provides important education about industry trends.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA

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