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closed 8/16/2018 via PR Newswire

VYPE Media, acquired K-MAC Sports, LLC

synopsis: VYPE Media, a Houston-based promoter of youth and high school sports, announced its acquisition of K-MAC Sports, LLC, an Austin-based online sports broadcasting network. K-MAC Sports has spent nearly 15 years covering nine sports categories at hundreds of high schools and colleges across Texas.
buyer: VYPE Media
VYPE Media provides exclusive content and services for high school and youth sports. Their core offerings include publishing, filming and broadcasting, events, promoting and branding, and ambassador programs. "
target: K-MAC Sports, LLC
K-MAC Sports, LLC is an Austin-based online sports broadcasting network. As one of the largest and most diverse online broadcasting outlets in Texas, K-MAC Sports has spent nearly 15 years covering nine sports categories at hundreds of high schools and colleges across the state.
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closed 5/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

CoachTube, acquired PlaySportsTV

synopsis: CoachTube, a company that provides access to training from some of the world’s best coaches in the form of on-demand video courses, has acquired PlaySportsTV, the leading youth sports website in the US who deliver professional youth sports training videos in all major sports.
buyer: CoachTube
CoachTube provides an online opportunity for coaches to give every athlete in the world access to the instruction, knowledge, and motivation they need to grow and progress as athletes. CoachTube. "
target: PlaySportsTV
Founded in 2006, PlaySportsTV is the leading youth sports website in the US. They deliver professional youth sports training videos in all major sports.
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closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

HockeyTech Canada ULC, acquired FASTHockey

synopsis: HockeyTech, the worldwide leader in hockey-related technologies, analytics and information services, announced the acquisition of FASTHockey, the world’s premier digital media partner for hockey national governing bodies, leagues, teams and events.
buyer: HockeyTech Canada ULC
HockeyTech is a worldwide leader in providing hockey-related technologies, analytics and information services. At HockeyTech’s core is their Hockey Player Information and Scouting System. It is the world’s largest private data repository on hockey player, team, and league information. "
target: FASTHockey
FASTHockey is the leading online destination to view live and on demand streaming video of amateur ice hockey games from across North America. The feature rich platform is frequented by scouts, recruiters, coaches, players, parents, and fans from around the world.
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closed 7/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Blue Star Sports, acquired STACK Media

synopsis: Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest growing global provider of sports technology, announced the acquisition of STACK, the leading content and media company serving athletes and coaches with educational video and article content, reaching millions of users each month through its website and its various syndication partnerships.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: STACK Media
STACK is a multimedia company with Publishing and Internet business units, and is a leading provider of original “how-to” information targeting athletes. The publishing unit includes the company's flagship publication, STACK Magazine, periodic special issues and a line of books.
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closed 2/3/2012 via Company Press Release

TST Media, LLC, acquired Wisconsin Sports Network

synopsis: TST Media announced that it has acquired Wisconsin Sports Network (WSN) from TDS Telecom. Based in Madison, Wisconsin, WSN is the online media destination of choice for over 85,000 student athletes participating in high school athletics in the state of Wisconsin every year.
buyer: TST Media, LLC
TST Media is a highly skilled team specializing in the execution of world-class sports content strategy, design, marketing and technology. "
target parent: TDS Telecommunications Corporation
target: Wisconsin Sports Network
The Wisconsin Sports Network (WSN) is an integrated publishing company with a focus on student athletes, their communities, families, friends, fans and coaches.
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closed 2/4/2009 via PE Hub

Alloy Media + Marketing, acquired Takkle, Inc.

synopsis: Alloy Media + Marketing has acquired Takkle Inc., a New York-based online social network for high school sports. No financial terms were disclosed. Takkle had raised nearly $12 million in VC funding, from firms like Liberty Associated Partners, WMG Investments and Greycroft Partners.
buyer: Alloy Media + Marketing (ALOY:$0.00)
Alloy, Inc. is a media, marketing services and direct marketing company targeting Generation Y, a key demographic segment comprising the more than 60 million boys and girls in the United States between the ages of 10 and 24. "
target: Takkle, Inc.
TAKKLE, the largest online resource focused on high school athletics, provides a platform and tools for athletes to create player and team profiles, share videos and photos, track and view statistics, and allows students to connect with college coaches and recruiters for advancement opportunities.
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closed 6/3/2015 via BusinessWire

FloSports, acquired Full Count Softball

synopsis: FloSports announced that the company has acquired Full Count Softball, the leading source for fast-pitch softball news. The acquisition delivers on FloSports’ aim to expand aggressively into additional sports in 2015. The new site will become FloSoftball.com.
buyer: FloSports
FloSports, an innovative sports media company based in Austin, Texas, offers authentic content and a new world of coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Focused on three areas – live programming, original content, and owned and operated events. "
target: Full Count Softball
Full Count Softball features exclusive rankings, such as the “Hot 100” players in each graduating class from the 2014 to the 2018 age levels, “FAB 50” team rankings as well as original content, such as “The 10 Most Influential People in Softball Today.”
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Eagle Oil Holding Company, cancelled merger with InPlays Sports Corp.

synopsis: Eagle Oil Holding Company has entered into discussions regarding a merger with InPlays Sports Corp. InPlays Sports Corp, is an online sports-media company, providing news and information about youth sports programs, including middle-, junior- and high school sports, college sports and independent leagues.
buyer: Eagle Oil Holding Company (EGOH:$0.00)
Formerly known as Ford Spoleti Holdings, Inc., Eagle Oil is an independent, growth-oriented energy company engaged in the exploration and production of oil through the development of a repeatable, low geological risk, high potential project in the active East Texas oil and gas region. "
target: InPlays Sports Corp.
InPlays Sports Corp. operates as an online media and marketing company. It allows its members to participate in daily sports tickets, and win a college scholarship by competing. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in New York, New York.
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closed 11/17/2008 via BusinessWire

College Fanz, acquired Victory Sports Network

synopsis: College Fanz™ Sports Network has acquired the Victory Sports Network (VSN), the dominant voice of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The acquisition continues the vision of College Fanz to become the single source for scores and information from over 1,450 colleges and universities in the United States.
buyer: College Fanz
College Fanz is a website that provides social networking, traditional sports content, group voice chat and user-generated online radio shows. "
target: Victory Sports Network
Victory Sports Network give fans, coaches, and players of small college sports a place to find out the latest information on NAIA sports. Victory Sports Network is part of Dannelly Media. Their web site and company was founded July 5th 2002 to become a promoter of NAIA Collegiate athletics.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Athletx, acquired Baseball Youth

synopsis: Louisville-based Athletx Sports Group, a youth baseball events company, has acquired Morehead, Ky.-based Baseball Youth, the Nation’s Largest Youth Baseball Network, featuring a large media presence that includes Baseball Youth Magazine (print and digital), baseballyouth.com, Baseball Youth TV and sponsored driven Baseball Youth FANFEST tours.
buyer: Athletx
Athletx Sports Group is a Louisville-based youth baseball events company. They host championship-caliber youth baseball tournaments across the country. "
target: Baseball Youth
Baseball Youth is the Nation’s Largest Youth Baseball Network, featuring a large media presence that includes Baseball Youth Magazine (print and digital), baseballyouth.com, social media platforms (over 350,000 followers), Baseball Youth TV and sponsored driven Baseball Youth FANFEST tours.
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closed 8/16/2018 via PR Newswire

VYPE Media, acquired K-MAC Sports, LLC

synopsis: VYPE Media, a Houston-based promoter of youth and high school sports, announced its acquisition of K-MAC Sports, LLC, an Austin-based online sports broadcasting network. K-MAC Sports has spent nearly 15 years covering nine sports categories at hundreds of high schools and colleges across Texas.
buyer: VYPE Media
VYPE Media provides exclusive content and services for high school and youth sports. Their core offerings include publishing, filming and broadcasting, events, promoting and branding, and ambassador programs. "
target: K-MAC Sports, LLC
K-MAC Sports, LLC is an Austin-based online sports broadcasting network. As one of the largest and most diverse online broadcasting outlets in Texas, K-MAC Sports has spent nearly 15 years covering nine sports categories at hundreds of high schools and colleges across the state.
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closed 10/31/2018 via PR Newswire

VYPE Media, acquired GameDay Films

synopsis: VYPE Media, the nation's leading promoter of youth and high school sports, has announced its acquisition of GameDay Films, a Houston-based sports media company that delivers filming, photography, and production services to the booming youth sports industry.
buyer: VYPE Media
VYPE Media provides exclusive content and services for high school and youth sports. Their core offerings include publishing, filming and broadcasting, events, promoting and branding, and ambassador programs. "
target: GameDay Films
GameDay Films is a sports media and technology company that focuses on bringing quality and solutions to the filming needs of the youth sports industry across the United States.
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closed 8/16/2018 via PR Newswire

VYPE Media, acquired K-MAC Sports, LLC

synopsis: VYPE Media, a Houston-based promoter of youth and high school sports, announced its acquisition of K-MAC Sports, LLC, an Austin-based online sports broadcasting network. K-MAC Sports has spent nearly 15 years covering nine sports categories at hundreds of high schools and colleges across Texas.
buyer: VYPE Media
VYPE Media provides exclusive content and services for high school and youth sports. Their core offerings include publishing, filming and broadcasting, events, promoting and branding, and ambassador programs. "
target: K-MAC Sports, LLC
K-MAC Sports, LLC is an Austin-based online sports broadcasting network. As one of the largest and most diverse online broadcasting outlets in Texas, K-MAC Sports has spent nearly 15 years covering nine sports categories at hundreds of high schools and colleges across the state.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Athletx, acquired Baseball Youth

synopsis: Louisville-based Athletx Sports Group, a youth baseball events company, has acquired Morehead, Ky.-based Baseball Youth, the Nation’s Largest Youth Baseball Network, featuring a large media presence that includes Baseball Youth Magazine (print and digital), baseballyouth.com, Baseball Youth TV and sponsored driven Baseball Youth FANFEST tours.
buyer: Athletx
Athletx Sports Group is a Louisville-based youth baseball events company. They host championship-caliber youth baseball tournaments across the country. "
target: Baseball Youth
Baseball Youth is the Nation’s Largest Youth Baseball Network, featuring a large media presence that includes Baseball Youth Magazine (print and digital), baseballyouth.com, social media platforms (over 350,000 followers), Baseball Youth TV and sponsored driven Baseball Youth FANFEST tours.
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closed 6/29/2016 via BusinessWire

Blue Star Sports, acquired PrimeTime Sports

synopsis: Blue Star Sports is rapidly growing and announces the acquisition of PrimeTime Sports. PrimeTime Sports is a premier sports-event management company. As one of the most recognized basketball, soccer, and 7-on-7 football tournament companies in America, it currently holds a spot as one of the top 5 basketball event operators in the country.
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: PrimeTime Sports
The formula for PrimeTime Sports' success has been simple, offer teams great value and provide a level of organization and professionalism unmatched in the youth sports market.
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announced 6/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire Varsity Brands, Inc.

synopsis: Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to be acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. They’ve made over 270 investments that have generated industry leading returns. "
target parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
target: Varsity Brands, Inc. (VBR:$156.40)
With a mission to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for young people, Varsity Brands elevates the student experience, promotes participation through three unique businesses: Herff Jones, a Varsity Achievement Brand; BSN SPORTS, a Varsity Sport Brand; and Varsity Spirit.
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announced 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

iCollege Ltd., will acquire Friendship Games

synopsis: iCollege, a training organization that provides practical and comprehensive specialist education to students from all over the world, is acquiring Friendship Games Pty Ltd, a company that organizes a cultural and sporting event and exchange program between Western Australia and Shanghai.
buyer: iCollege Ltd. (ASX:ICT:$1.58)
iCollege is a training organization that provides specialist education to students from all over the world. They help workers stay relevant in an ever-changing employment environment. The online education provider creates more engaging training experiences for people looking to get ahead. "
target: Friendship Games
Friendship Games Pty Ltd organizes a cultural and sporting event and exchange program between Western Australia and Shanghai. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Cottesloe, Australia.
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closed 9/11/2019 via Company Press Release

BoomTV, acquired American Video Game League

synopsis: BoomTV, a leading esports entertainment platform, has acquired the American Video Game League (AVGL), one of the largest producers of collegiate esports events, content, and community initiatives. The AVGL provides players and fans with opportunities to grow college esports through online tournaments, live events, and more.
buyer: BoomTV
BoomTV’s mission is to enable communities to easily produce and partake in virtual Esports. At the core of it all is self-driving esports technology layer that provides a one-button solution for anyone to create, participate and/or spectate Esports content. "
target: American Video Game League
American Video Game League (AVGL) is a producer of collegiate esports events, content, and community initiatives. The AVGL provides players and fans with opportunities to grow college esports through online tournaments, large-scale live events, content, and campus program support.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

BSN Sports, acquired T&T Sportsman’s Shop

synopsis: BSN Sports, a direct marketer and distributor of sporting goods to the school and league markets, has acquired T&T Sportsman’s Shop, a company that provides online direct marketing and distribution of sports apparel and equipment in the United States.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: BSN Sports
Dallas-based BSN Sports is the leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of sporting goods apparel and equipment. BSN Sports markets and distributes its products to over 100,000 institutional and team sports customers in colleges and universities, middle/high schools, and recreational programs."
target: T&T Sportsman’s Shop
T&T Sportsman’s Shop has been serving team Sports customers in the Low Country area of South Carolina for more than 70 years. They provide online direct marketing and distribution of sports apparel and equipment in the United States.
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closed 9/9/2010 via PR Newswire

Octagon, acquired B2S

synopsis: Octagon, the world's largest sports and entertainment consulting and activation practice, has acquired B2S, a sports marketing firm. The move dramatically strengthens Octagon's client service offering for both marketing and sports representation in light of Brazil's ascendancy as the "capital" of sports as host of the FIFA World Cup 2014.
buyer: Octagon
Octagon is the world's largest sports & entertainment sponsorship consulting practice and pioneer and leader in athlete & personality representation & management. "
target: B2S
B2S is a Rio de Janeiro-based sports marketing firm with offices in Rio and Sao Paulo. B2S has been at the center of sports marketing in Brazil, providing leading edge insights and impeccable activation.
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closed 12/29/2016 via BusinessWire

Blue Star Sports, acquired CaptainU, LLC.

synopsis: Industry leader in youth sports management, Blue Star Sports announces its acquisition of CaptainU to its all-inclusive sport technology suite. With more than 2.5 million users spanning 20 sports, CaptainU is the leader in athletic development and recruiting software for athletes, clubs, events, and colleges.
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: CaptainU, LLC.
CaptainU helps millions of athletes compete at the next level. CaptainU was founded in 2008 by Avi Stopper & Michael Farb at the University of Chicago, and has offices in Denver, CO and San Francisco, CA.
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closed 6/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

One-Zero, acquired Irish Sponsorship Summit

synopsis: Sportstech conference One-Zero announced its merger with the Irish Sponsorship Summit - one of Ireland's leading sports business conferences - ahead of its 2019 gathering. The Irish Sponsorship Summit is Ireland’s premier sports sponsorship event, The Irish Sponsorship Summit has grown to become the largest of its kind in Europe.
buyer: One-Zero
One-Zero 2019 will be one of Europe's largest sports business conferences, connecting those who work and trade within sport. On 17 September 2019, over 500 industry professionals from across top agencies, brands, publishers, start-ups and governing bodies will gather at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. "
target: Irish Sponsorship Summit
The Irish Sponsorship Summit is Ireland’s premier sports sponsorship event, The Irish Sponsorship Summit has grown to become the largest of its kind in Europe. Over 300 of the industry’s most influential leaders from across Ireland and Europe have come together on March 15th.
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closed 6/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

One-Zero, acquired The Fan Engagement Conference

synopsis: Sportstech conference One-Zero announced its merger with The Fan Engagement Conference - one of Ireland's leading sports business conferences. Established in 2016 by Sportego, Fan Engagement Conference takes place in Dublin. The conference brings together digital and fan engagement professionals from across collegiate and professional athletics.
buyer: One-Zero
One-Zero 2019 will be one of Europe's largest sports business conferences, connecting those who work and trade within sport. On 17 September 2019, over 500 industry professionals from across top agencies, brands, publishers, start-ups and governing bodies will gather at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. "
target parent: Sportego
target: The Fan Engagement Conference
Established in 2016 by Sportego, Fan Engagement Conference takes place in Dublin. The event has emerged as a key event for sports business and marketing people. The conference brings together digital and fan engagement professionals from across collegiate and professional athletics.
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closed 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Silva International Investments, acquired Globe Soccer

synopsis: Silva International Investments, an investment company which has investments in a range of companies across media, sports, entertainment, art and real estate, has acquired a majority stake in Globe Soccer, the company which organizes and owns the rights to the annual Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai.
buyer: Silva International Investments
Silva International is an investment company which has investments in a range of companies across media, sports, entertainment, art and real estate. It was established in 2015 by Riccardo Silva. "
target: Globe Soccer
Globe Soccer organizes and owns the rights to annual global soccer awards in Dubai. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

American City Business Journals Inc., acquired Leaders in Sport

synopsis: Leaders in Sport, the premium international conference, publishing and training business for sport, has been wholly acquired by American City Business Journals (ACBJ), the premier print and digital publisher of business news. Leaders in Sport organises sport business summits in iconic cities around the world including New York, London and Beijing.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: American City Business Journals Inc.
American City Business Journals (ACBJ) is the largest publisher of metropolitan business newsweeklies in the United States, with 43 business publications across the country reaching more than 3.6 million readers each week. "
target: Leaders in Sport
Leaders in Sport is an organiser of inspiring events for the professional world of sport. They are a central hub for brilliant content from those events, and they are a global network for professionals in sport.
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closed 7/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Premium Group, acquired Bright GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: The Premium Group, organiser of Berlin trade shows Premium and Seek, has bought streetwear exhibition Bright. Bright is a tradeshow that presents the segments streetwear, sportswear, skateboarding, board sports, sneakers and accessories.
buyer: Premium Group
PREMIUM was founded in 2003 and is the international specialist trade show for fashion in the advanced contemporary segment. It takes place twice a year at STATION-Berlin. PREMIUM brings together quality fashion and lifestyle. "
target: Bright GmbH & Co. KG
Bright is a tradeshow that presents the segments streetwear, sportswear, skateboarding, board sports, sneakers and accessories. BRIGHT presents itself as an authentic platform that portrays today’s lifestyle culture in a way that rings true to its target audience.
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closed 1/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

Nielsen Expositions, acquired The Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show

synopsis: The Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show and the Tailgating Industry Association has been acquired by Nielsen Expositions. The Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show is a premier trade event dedicated to sports licensing and tailgating products.
buyer parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
buyer: Nielsen Expositions (NYSE:EEX:$373.00)
Covering key industries from Design to Retail, Nielsen Expositions is a leading organizer of tradeshows complemented by industry analysis and market intelligence from its award winning publications and websites. "
target: The Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show
The Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show is dedicated to sports licensing and tailgating product manufacturers, distributors, agents and retailers, and serves as the key order-writing event in the industry for licensed sports goods.
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closed 10/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Olympus Partners, acquired Centerplate, Inc.

synopsis: Centerplate, the largest event hospitality partner to North America's premier sports stadiums, convention centers and entertainment venues, announced it has concluded its management led buyout of the company in partnership with Stamford-based Olympus Partners from former owner Kohlberg & Company, LLC.
buyer: Olympus Partners
Founded in 1988, Olympus Partners is a Stamford, Conn.-based private equity firm focused on providing equity capital for middle market management buyouts and for companies needing capital for expansion. "
target parent: Kohlberg & Company, LLC
target: Centerplate, Inc.
Centerplate is one of the largest hospitality companies in the world, with 250 North American sports, entertainment and convention venues. It is the largest food service provider for the NFL, a major provider to professional baseball, and partner with 6 of the top 10 most active convention centers.
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closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Greens Worldwide Incorporated, acquired New England Pro Tour, Inc.

synopsis: Greens Worldwide Incorporated announced today that it has closed its acquisition of New England Pro Tour, Inc. in a share exchange agreement whereby New England Pro Tour, Inc. has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Greens Worldwide.
buyer: Greens Worldwide Incorporated
Greens Worldwide Incorporated is a vertically integrated sports marketing company engaged in golf events and with companies involved in managing those events and is publicly traded under the stock symbol GRWW. "
target: New England Pro Tour, Inc.
The New England Pro Golf Tour was founded in 2001. The Tour started with 50 players in the field each week. The tour has grown to 120 players and purses in excess of $1.3 million in 2006.
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closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired DSTNCT Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gushcloud, Asia's number one influencer marketing company, has acquired DSTNCT, an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients.
buyer: Gushcloud Pte Ltd
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered, leading digital influencer, marketing and media company. Gushcloud works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their audiences. "
target: DSTNCT Pte Ltd
DSTNCT is an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients. Their clients include the National Youth Council, AIA Singapore, Capitaland Malls, Grab Singapore, and more.
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closed 7/13/2016 via BusinessWire

Hasbro, Inc., acquired Boulder Media

synopsis: Hasbro, Inc. has acquired Boulder Media, a multi-award winning Irish animation company based in Dublin. Boulder has produced a variety of award-winning series for Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Disney and BBC. Founded in 2000, Boulder is one of the fastest growing animation studios in Ireland with approximately 150 full-time employees.
buyer: Hasbro, Inc. (HAS:$4,681.38)
Hasbro is a global company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive lifestyle licensing program, Hasbro fulfills the fundamental need for play and connection for children and families. "
target: Boulder Media
Boulder Media is a multi-award winning Irish animation company based in Dublin. One of Ireland’s largest animation studios, it has produced many great shows for Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, BBC and Disney, including Wander Over Yonder for Disney, and Go Jetters and Danger Mouse for BBC.
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announced 12/2/2014 via Reuters

DHX Media Ltd., will acquire Nerd Corps Entertainment

synopsis: DHX Media Ltd, which produces children's entertainment shows, said it has agreed to buy privately held Nerd Corps Entertainment, one of North America’s largest privately owned animation studios.
buyer: DHX Media Ltd. (TSX:DHX.B:$318.42)
DHX Media Ltd., a leading broadcaster, creator, producer and marketer of family entertainment, is recognized globally for such brands as Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, Teletubbies, In the Night Garden, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test, and the multi-award winning Degrassi franchise. "
target: Nerd Corps Entertainment
Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is one of North America’s largest privately owned animation studios, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome.
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closed 11/17/2010 via Market Wire

Dachis Corporation, Inc., acquired Archrival

synopsis: Dachis Group, the world's largest Social Business consultancy, announced the acquisition of Archrival, an award-winning social youth marketing consultancy and Facebook Preferred Developer. The acquisition provides crucial insight and expertise to an important demographic for Dachis Group clients.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Dachis Corporation, Inc.
Dachis Group is a Social Business consultancy. Through its three main Social Business practice areas, Social Business Strategy, Social Business Engagement, and Social Business Intelligence, Dachis Group helps large organizations become more connected and engaged with their constituents. "
target: Archrival
Archrival is a leading social youth marketing consultancy whose clients include foursquare, Red Bull, Pabst Brewing Company, State Farm, ESPN, and HP. The company's focus is on integrated experiences targeted at engaging today's youth market.
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Ticker: SEHK:547
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Domain Holdings Limited
Digital Domain Holdings Limited
Digital Domain Holdings Limited is the parent company of the award winning visual effects house Digital Domain. As one of the biggest VFX service providers in the US media industry, it is mainly engaged in the production of VFX, animations and movies.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$67.95
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
671
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Ticker: TSX:DHX.B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DHX Media Ltd.
DHX Media Ltd.
DHX Media Ltd. is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Teletubbies, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, In the Night Garden, Inspector Gadget, and the multiple award-winning Degrassi franchise.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$318.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.18
EBIT ($mm)
$18.82
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
505
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Ticker: ENXTPA:XIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xilam Animation
Xilam Animation
Xilam is one of Europe’s leading animation companies, producing and distributing original children’s and family entertainment content across TV, film and digital media platforms.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$24.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.01
EBIT ($mm)
$7.57
Net Income ($mm)
$4.63
Employees
285
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Ticker: DLPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dolphin Entertainment
Dolphin Entertainment is a leading independent entertainment marketing and premium content development company. They produce original feature films and digital programming primarily aimed at family and young adult markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$24.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
144
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Creative Learning Corporation
Creative Learning Corporation is the owner and developer of the unique and highly successful franchised children’s enrichment programs Bricks 4 Kidz and Sew Fun Studios. The programs are based on the operation of after-school classes, summer and day camps, in-school workshops, and birthday parties.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$6.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.20
EBIT ($mm)
$0.16
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22
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Ticker: SKGP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Smart Kids Group, Inc.
Smart Kids Group, Inc.
Smart Kids has created, developed, and produced a cutting edge children's digital education and entertainment company. It develops, distributes and licenses quality children's Edutainment products through a variety of media including television, video, retail, direct marketing, and the Internet.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SE:FORE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Forestlight Entertainment AB
Forestlight Entertainment AB
Forestlight Entertainment AB engages in the provision of entertainment services in Sweden. The company produces 3D animated movies for cinema and TV; animation for games; and commercials and corporate films for family and children’s audience.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$10.48
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:FBNK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FaceBank Group, Inc.
FaceBank Group, Inc.
Facebank Group, Inc. is a character-based virtual entertainment company, and a leading developer of digital human likeness for celebrities and consumers, focused on applications in traditional entertainment, sports entertainment, live events, mixed reality (AR/VR) and artificial intelligence.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($26.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
50
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Ticker: DB:RNM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RNTS Media
RNTS Media
RNTS Media is a global holding company that owns and fuels multi-national businesses in the mobile ecosystem, with a focus on developing innovative technology platforms, monetization solutions, and digital content for connected devices. They are headquartered in Berlin, Germany.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$27.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($24.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
306
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Ticker: ASX:ALL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aristocrat Leisure Ltd
Aristocrat Leisure Ltd
Based in Australia, Aristocrat Leisure Limited is one of the world’s leading providers of gaming solutions. They operate in 90 countries around the world with a team of over 3500 employees who deliver outstanding results by pushing the boundaries of innovation, creativity and technology.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,867.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$730.73
EBIT ($mm)
$594.26
Net Income ($mm)
$376.82
Employees
3640
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Ticker: YVR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liquid Media Group Ltd.
Liquid Media Group Ltd.
Liquid Media Group is a vertically integrated global studio that produces content for all platforms. The group creates and delivers creative content for film, television, gaming and AR/VR through its network of shared services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.89)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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