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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

News Tank Network, acquired Exclusive RH

synopsis: News Tank RH, the subscription-based global media company dedicated to the information of the leaders in the HR sphere, takes a majority stake in the company Exclusive RH. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, HR software and more.
buyer: News Tank Network
News Tank Group was founded in 2012 by Marc Guiraud and Frédéric Commandeur. Since 2012, News Tank has been developing global media (news, data, dossiers, analysis, directories) to provide strategic information to management teams. "
target: Exclusive RH
Exclusive RH is a free information site published by Tornat Media France. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, e-learning, e-coaching, HR software and more.
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closed 5/27/2019 via PR Newswire

The Academy to Innovate HR, acquired Digital HR Tech

synopsis: The Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR), a company that offers world-class, online education programs for HR professionals, has acquired Digital HR Tech, the leading blog on Digital Human Resources and HR Technology.
buyer: The Academy to Innovate HR
The Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR) was founded in 2016. At AIHR, it is their mission to make HR future-proof by offering world-class, online education programs available anywhere, anytime. HR professionals committed to life-long learning can expand their skill set with relevant and in-demand skills. "
target: Digital HR Tech
Digital HR Tech is one of the largest HR blogs in the world, attracting 65,000 pageviews per month. The blog covers digital HR and HR technology-related topics. It provides high-quality articles and video content about the latest developments in HR tech, best practices and the future of work.
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closed 4/23/2014 via PR Web

Xceptional HR Consulting, LLC, acquired The Recruiters Lounge

synopsis: Blogging4Jobs announces the acquisition of The Recruiters Lounge which began publishing in January 2005 and provides information and insights into the wacky world of employment with news, articles, comics, videos, podcasts and more under the management of Jim Stroud.
buyer: Xceptional HR Consulting, LLC
Xceptional HR is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and provides consulting services to locally and nationally. Their clients range from entrepreneurs, small business, to large corporations, and everything in between. "
target: The Recruiters Lounge
The Recruiters Lounge began in 2005 and is a blog that explores the world of employment with news, articles, comics, videos, podcasts and more. Their conversations here focus on recruiting, sourcing and job searching.
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closed 6/8/2006 via PR Newswire

Jobster Inc., acquired Recruiting.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jobster Inc. announced it has acquired Recruiting.com, the leading recruiting industry blog site. Recruiting.com will continue to aggregate content from more than 70 recruiting industry blogs as well as drive thought leadership in the industry through original content created by Recruiting.com's team of industry experts.
buyer: Jobster Inc.
Jobster is the leading provider of targeted job advertising services offering the most effective way to attract and hire top talent. Founded in 2004, Jobster develops innovative technologies that connect the right person with the right job at the right time. "
target: Recruiting.com, Inc.
Recruiting.com offers Prospect Relationship Management (PRM) solutions. Their technology combines a powerful search engine to find prospects from internal and external sources with tools to organize prospects.
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closed 4/21/2011 via Market Wire

SharedXpertise Media, LLC, acquired Talent Management Technology

synopsis: SharedXpertise announced it has acquired the assets of Talent Management Technology. Talent Management Technology's popular destination is frequently visited by global business audiences with graduate degrees who have an interest in HR and talent management topics.
buyer: SharedXpertise Media, LLC
SharedXpertise is the leader in providing media, summits and forums that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources and financial management. "
target parent: Tarsus Group plc
target: Talent Management Technology
Talent Management Technology (TMT) is an online destination where talent management professionals and the providers of technologies and services for them meet. Its database of companies is the most comprehensive searchable directory online of these talent management technologies and services.
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closed 6/15/2022 via BusinessWire

Revelo, acquired Listopro

synopsis: Revelo, the largest platform for US companies to hire remote software developers within their time zones, has announced that it has acquired Mexico-based Listopro, the largest marketplace for hiring tech talent from Mexico. Large corporations & high growth companies/startups use Listopro to hire candidates that are hard to reach.
buyer: Revelo
Revelo is the largest online platform for U.S. companies to hire Latin America-based remote tech talent. Revelo’s platform enables U.S. companies to source, hire and manage highly qualified, English-speaking, full-time remote tech talent in US time zones. "
target: Listopro
Listopro is the leading platform for sourcing and hiring top tech talent from Mexico. Large corporations & high growth companies/startups use Listopro to hire, significantly faster, the candidates that are hard to reach.
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closed 4/6/2022 via PR Newswire

Hirewell, acquired Rainmaker Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Hirewell has acquired Rainmakers, a recruiting platform exclusively for top tech sales talent. The integration of Rainmakers into the Hirewell talent ecosystem will empower the digital marketplace with Hirewell's industry-leading recruiting expertise while providing a self-service hiring option for Hirewell's clients.
buyer: Hirewell
Hirewell is a US-based talent acquisition solutions provider. Hirewell partners with organizations to provide talent in numerous ways including managed recruiting services, interim talent solutions, and embedded on-demand recruiting. "
target: Rainmaker Labs, Inc.
Rainmakers is a talent marketplace startup, founded in 2016 by Michael Ferguson, Vladimir Kozyrev, and Mike Theron. Rainmakers' career marketplace is an exclusive hiring platform for top sales talent, connecting candidates with best sales jobs.
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closed 7/24/2020 via PR Newswire

CircaWorks, acquired America's Job Exchange

synopsis: Circa announced the purchase of Andover, MA-based America's Job Exchange (AJE). America's Job Exchange is a leading provider of diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance technology solutions in the U.S and as of the close of the sale becomes part of Circa.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: CircaWorks
Circa, formerly LocalJobNetwork™, (CircaWorks.com), is a catalyst for 21st century companies to build high-performing diverse teams and is the largest provider of OFCCP compliance solutions. The company was founded in 1994, has 5000+ customers, 17,500 community partner relationships. "
target: America's Job Exchange
Andover, MA-based America's Job Exchange (AJE) is a leading provider of diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance technology solutions in the U.S. Its mission is to provide the tools, resources, and information to connect employers and diverse job seekers.
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closed 6/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

XING AG, acquired asap.industries GmbH

synopsis: asap.industries, the provider of a platform for the placement and control of freelancers, has been acquired by Xing. Three co-founders, André Hennen, Stefan Knop and Paul Sorge, will remain on board.
buyer: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, helps its more than 12 million members to balance their professional and private life as well as possible. Members can meet and exchange views in groups, while also getting together at business-related events every year. "
target: asap.industries GmbH
asap.industries helps companies with their constantly growing freelance workforce. They offer asapOS, a cloud-based database for every company that certain people (HR, team leader) can access which contains all relevant information about all the freelancers.
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closed 3/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

1000jobboersen.de merged with Softgarden,

synopsis: Softgarden, which provides web-based recruiting software to handle the entire recruitment process, is joining forces with 1000jobboersen.de, a job ad media planning service. The new entity, softgarden E-Recruiting, claims to be Europe’s largest Recruiting-as-a-Service provider, with more than 5,000 clients.
buyer: Softgarden
softgarden offers an e-recruiting software which enables recruiters and hiring managers to manage the recruiting within their company easily. It covers the entire recruitment process including posting jobs, managing candidates and making the right hire. "
target: 1000jobboersen.de
1000jobboersen.de is a job ad media planning service. It allows companies to access to over 1000 job portals and social media channels to advertise their open positions.
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closed 4/8/2010 via PR Newswire

Zapoint Inc., acquired Jobster Inc.

synopsis: Zapoint®, the leading provider of employee career management and organizational planning solutions, announced it has acquired Jobster® from Recruiting.com, Inc. Together, Zapoint and Jobster will provide employers and professionals alike with the industry's most advanced career management tools.
buyer: Zapoint Inc.
Founded in 2006, Zapoint develops career planning and learning technology that lets companies build more effective partnerships between HR and their employees. Zapoint helps organizations engage, retain and develop their workforces to sustain their competitive advantage. "
target: Jobster Inc.
Jobster is the leading provider of targeted job advertising services offering the most effective way to attract and hire top talent. Founded in 2004, Jobster develops innovative technologies that connect the right person with the right job at the right time.
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closed 8/10/2017 via Company Press Release

Lyft, acquired YesGraph, Inc.

synopsis: Lyft has acquired the technology and team of YesGraph, which works to build customer-centric referral programs. As part of the Lyft family, the YesGraph team will use their expertise to improve and expand the Lyft Driver Referral Program.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is a peer-to-peer transportation platform that connects passengers who need rides with drivers willing to provide rides using their own personal vehicles. Lyft was started with the mission of building a p2p transportation solution that makes cities safer, more affordable and better connected. "
target: YesGraph, Inc.
YesGraph, Inc. provides an online referral recruiting service that helps companies to scale the source of candidates and referrals. Its online platform enables clients to rank their contacts to match the job for making one-click referrals.
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closed 10/13/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Executive Networks, acquired Future Workplace

synopsis: Executive Networks, a provider of peer networking services, has acquired Future Workplace, an HR advisory and research firm. Through research, peer networks, and online courses via the award-winning Future Workplace Academy, Future Workplace provides continuing professional development opportunities for global HR, learning and talent professionals.
buyer: Executive Networks
Executive Networks is a provider of peer networking services. Executive Networks facilitate safe, and meaningful peer conversations for HR leaders that deliver accelerated, relevant insights and solutions. They help HR leads find networks that support their company’s strategy and growth plans. "
target: Future Workplace
Future Workplace is an HR advisory and research firm. Through research, peer networks, and online courses via the award-winning Future Workplace Academy, Future Workplace provides continuing professional development opportunities for global HR, learning, and talent professionals.
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closed 5/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired TALX Corporation

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed the acquisition of TALX Corporation following approval of the transaction by TALX shareholders and satisfaction of all other closing conditions of the merger agreement.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$5,156.10)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas.
price ($mm)
$1,401
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$257
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$87
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16.1x
closed 12/1/2005 via Company Press Release

Centaur Media plc, acquired Recruiter Magazine

synopsis: Centaur, the specialist business publishing and information company, is pleased to announce that, subject to the completion of employee consultation requirements, it will acquire Recruiter magazine, its web site and its annual awards event from Redactive Media Group Limited ("Redactive") for £4 million.
buyer parent: Numis Securities Limited
buyer: Centaur Media plc (LSE:CAU:$91.02)
Centaur Communications is one of the UK's largest independent business publishing and information companies. It employs over 600 people and is privately owned with the shares largely held by management and by City and US financial institutions. "
target parent: Redactive Media Group Ltd.
target: Recruiter Magazine
Recruiter is the principal magazine for the UK recruitment profession. Each fortnight it delivers the latest recruitment industry news, advice, analysis and features, as well as the profession’s largest source of job vacancies in print.
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$6.92
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closed 6/29/2022 via PR Newswire

Pave Inc., acquired Advanced-HR, Inc.

synopsis: Pave, the real time compensation platform that helps companies plan, communicate and benchmark against the market, has acquired Advanced-HR from Morgan Stanley. Advanced-HR is the trusted source for compensation data in the venture capital and private company ecosystem.
buyer: Pave Inc.
Pave is a real-time compensation platform that helps companies effectively plan, communicate, and benchmark compensation. The Pave suite integrates with dozens of applicant tracking systems, HR information systems, and equity management tools, including Greenhouse, TriNet, BambooHR, and Namely. "
target parent: Morgan Stanley
target: Advanced-HR, Inc.
Advanced-HR is the trusted source for compensation data in the venture capital and private company ecosystem. Through its products, OptionDriver and OptionImpact, the company has unparalleled expertise with compensation data and services.
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closed 3/15/2021 via Company Press Release

HelloWork, acquired Seekube

synopsis: HelloWork, the leading French digital player in employment, recruitment and training, announces the acquisition of the company Seekube , the French leader in virtual recruitment forums. Seekube organizes more than 120 jobdating events every year. Participants can register for free and smoothly request interviews.
buyer: HelloWork
HelloWork is a French platform that connects employers, recruiters, and trainers with all workers. HelloWork helps people to find jobs or change their profession. HelloWork offers 650 thousand job opportunities per month through its network of regional sites. "
target: Seekube
Based in France, Seekube organizes more than 120 jobdating events every year. Participants can register for free and smoothly request interviews with recruiters of their chosing. Seekube guarantees a 100% response-rate for every application.
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closed 2/21/2018 via CNW Group

Solium Capital Inc., acquired Advanced-HR, Inc.

synopsis: Solium Capital Inc., the leading global provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) for equity administration, financial reporting and compliance, has acquired Advanced-HR, the leading provider of cloud-based compensation data and compensation planning software for private and venture backed companies.
buyer: Solium Capital Inc. (TSX:SUM:$104.55)
Solium Capital Inc. provides cloud-enabled services for global equity administration, financial reporting and compliance. Headquartered in Canada, they also have offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, France and Australia. "
target: Advanced-HR, Inc.
Advanced-HR is a leading provider of cloud-based compensation data and compensation planning software for private and venture backed companies. Their OptionDriver software helps businesses develop, customize and manage the perfect compensation plan for their company.
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closed 4/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

PayScale, acquired MarketPay

synopsis: Seattle-based PayScale has acquired fellow compensation tracker MarketPay. Denver-based MarketPay, which will maintain its offices in the city, developed a software system that helps large companies look at a broad range of market surveys about compensation to decide what to pay employees.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: PayScale
PayScale, Inc. provides an immediate and precise snapshot of current market salaries through its online tools and software. PayScale’s products are powered by innovative algorithms that dynamically acquire, analyze and aggregate compensation information for millions of individuals in real-time. "
target: MarketPay
Denver-based MarketPay develops a software system that helps large companies look at a broad range of market surveys about compensation to decide what to pay employees. It has about 650 customers, including 200 in the Fortune 1000.
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closed 1/7/2016 via Market Wire

H.I.G. Capital, Prudential Capital Group, acquired Salary.com

synopsis: Salary.com, the technology leader in employee compensation data, software and services, announced that it has been acquired from IBM by its founding team. The original team, in partnership with co-investors H.I.G. Capital and Prudential Capital Group, have reacquired Salary.com from IBM, along with related compensation offerings.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Prudential Capital Group
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target parent: IBM
target: Salary.com
Salary.com is a leading provider of on-demand compensation and talent management solutions. Salary.com's software applications and proprietary content help executives, line managers and compensation professionals automate, streamline and optimize critical talent management processes.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

News Tank Network, acquired Exclusive RH

synopsis: News Tank RH, the subscription-based global media company dedicated to the information of the leaders in the HR sphere, takes a majority stake in the company Exclusive RH. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, HR software and more.
buyer: News Tank Network
News Tank Group was founded in 2012 by Marc Guiraud and Frédéric Commandeur. Since 2012, News Tank has been developing global media (news, data, dossiers, analysis, directories) to provide strategic information to management teams. "
target: Exclusive RH
Exclusive RH is a free information site published by Tornat Media France. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, e-learning, e-coaching, HR software and more.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

News Tank Network, acquired Exclusive RH

synopsis: News Tank RH, the subscription-based global media company dedicated to the information of the leaders in the HR sphere, takes a majority stake in the company Exclusive RH. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, HR software and more.
buyer: News Tank Network
News Tank Group was founded in 2012 by Marc Guiraud and Frédéric Commandeur. Since 2012, News Tank has been developing global media (news, data, dossiers, analysis, directories) to provide strategic information to management teams. "
target: Exclusive RH
Exclusive RH is a free information site published by Tornat Media France. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, e-learning, e-coaching, HR software and more.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

News Tank Network, acquired Exclusive RH

synopsis: News Tank RH, the subscription-based global media company dedicated to the information of the leaders in the HR sphere, takes a majority stake in the company Exclusive RH. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, HR software and more.
buyer: News Tank Network
News Tank Group was founded in 2012 by Marc Guiraud and Frédéric Commandeur. Since 2012, News Tank has been developing global media (news, data, dossiers, analysis, directories) to provide strategic information to management teams. "
target: Exclusive RH
Exclusive RH is a free information site published by Tornat Media France. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, e-learning, e-coaching, HR software and more.
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announced 7/19/2022 via Company Press Release

Informa plc, will acquire Industry Dive, LLC

synopsis: Informa PLC, a leading international B2B markets, live and on-demand events and digital services group, will acquire Industry Dive from Falfurrias Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm. Industry Dive is a leading business journalism company. They provide exclusive insight and analysis delivered through 27 digital publications.
buyer: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$1,798.70)
UK-based Informa is a leading international Exhibitions, Events, Information Services and Scholarly Publishing Group. Informa helps commercial, professional and academic communities make better decisions faster, through specialist content and intelligence, and opportunities to connect and learn. "
target parent: Falfurrias Capital
target: Industry Dive, LLC
Industry Dive is a leading business journalism company. More than 11 million decision-makers across 24 competitive industries rely on its exclusive insight and analysis delivered through 27 publications. Industry Dive has continued growth since its founding in 2012.
price ($mm)
$389
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$82
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closed 9/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Credenc Web Technologies Private Limited, acquired ObserveNow

synopsis: Education loan startup Credenc has announced the acquisition of digital content platform ObserveNow. Founded in 2019, ObserveNow has content presence and reach across several verticals in India and Southeast Asia.
buyer: Credenc Web Technologies Private Limited
Founded in 2017 by Avinash Kumar and Mayank Batheja, Credenc is a unique platform to finance meritorious students for their college expenses by underwriting their employability, rather than the means available to their families. "
target: ObserveNow
ObserveNow brings latest news updates from the world of marketing, e-governance, enterprise IT, startups, telecom and consumer electronics. Founded in 2019, ObserveNow has content presence and reach across several verticals in India and Southeast Asia.
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announced 12/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Politico, will acquire E&E News

synopsis: POLITICO, a global news and information company, will acquire E&E News, the renowned news organization focused solely on energy and the environment. The acquisition will allow for unprecedented coverage of the energy and environmental sectors, accelerating the growth of best-in-class news from POLITICO and E&E News.
buyer: Politico
POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. POLITICO dedicates itself to providing accurate, nonpartisan impactful information and prioritizes efforts to serve, better understand, and grow its influential audience. "
target: E&E News
E&E News is a news organization focusing on energy and the environment. Its five daily publications—EnergyWire, ClimateWire, E&E Daily, GreenWire, and E&E News PM—deliver compelling journalism that keeps top decisionmakers in government, business, NGOs, and academia informed and ahead of the curve.
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announced 9/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Falfurrias Capital, will acquire Industry Dive, LLC

synopsis: Industry Dive and Charlotte-based private equity firm Falfurrias Capital Partners announced a partnership in which Falfurrias will acquire a majority equity interest in Industry Dive. Washington, D.C.-based Industry Dive was formed in January 2012 to provide news and trends for industry leaders through convenient mobile apps and websites.
buyer: Falfurrias Capital
Falfurrias Capital Partners is a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm. The firm is focused on acquiring or investing in a diverse portfolio of growth-oriented middle-market companies. "
target: Industry Dive, LLC
Washington, D.C.-based Industry Dive was formed in January 2012 to provide news and trends for industry leaders through convenient mobile apps and websites. Industry Dive serves 7 million decision-makers through 22 daily online publications covering news and providing insights.
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closed 12/20/2017 via Company Press Release

TheBusinessDesk.com, acquired TheBusinessDesk.com

synopsis: The management team of TheBusinessDesk.com, a regional business news provider, have completed a buy-out of the company. The group’s editor Alex Turner and commercial director Lee-J Walker have taken a majority stake in the company. TheBusinessDesk.com provides regional business news across North West, Yorkshire, West Midlands and East Midlands.
buyer: TheBusinessDesk.com
TheBusinessDesk.com is the fastest growing business media in the UK. They provide regional business news across four regions - North West, Yorkshire, West Midlands and East Midlands. They offer exclusives, authoritative articles and interviews with key figures in the business community. "
target: TheBusinessDesk.com
TheBusinessDesk.com is the fastest growing business media in the UK. They provide regional business news across four regions - North West, Yorkshire, West Midlands and East Midlands. They offer exclusives, authoritative articles and interviews with key figures in the business community.
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closed 2/11/2015 via Company Press Release

Bonnier Business Press, acquired Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten

synopsis: Bonnier Business Press AB announced it has acquired majority shares in news site Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten. Founded in 2012, the site is a fast-growing new player in the German business news market and already has some 2 million unique visitors per month.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Business Press
Bonnier Business Press has business-to-business operations in 10 countries with a focus on business news media and niche products for business professionals. They publishe daily and weekly business papers, weekly/bi-weekly Medical Newspapers, magazines and handbooks (digital and print). "
target parent: BF Blogform Social Media GmbH
target: Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten
Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, founded in 2012, has been Germany’s fastest growing online media business news with the biggest reach in social media.
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closed 10/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Espacio, acquired The Tech Panda

synopsis: Media incubator Espacio announces its acquisition of The Tech Panda, a Bangalore-based media publication dedicated to startup and tech news in India. The Tech Panda was founded in 2012 by entrepreneur, technologist, and writer Prateek Panda, with the aim of highlighting the strength of innovation within India.
buyer: Espacio
Espacio is a media incubator located in the heart of Medellin, Colombia. Their mission is to further entrepreneurship in Medellin. "
target: The Tech Panda
The Tech Panda is a Bangalore-based media publication dedicated to startup and tech news in India. TheTechPanda.com is a one-stop destination for the latest news and stories on startups, entrepreneurship and technology businesses.
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closed 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

PeopletoPeople Group, acquired Widoobiz

synopsis: PeopletoPeople Group, a specialist in human capital management, concluded the acquisition of the Widoobiz group, a French company that provides online news for entrepreneurs.
buyer: PeopletoPeople Group
Founded in 2007 by Christian Pousset, PeopletoPeople Group supports companies in their transformation and makes human capital a decisive lever for performance. "
target: Widoobiz
Widoobiz, based in France, provides online media for Entrepreneurs & Startups. News articles, radio shows and videos give entrepreneurs information and testimonials useful to the development of their business.
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$1.80
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announced 3/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Ilcorp, will acquire Globes

synopsis: Eliezer Fishman's 74.68% stake in Monitin, the company that owns "Globes", will be sold to Ilcorp, an Alona Bar-On family company. Globes brings its unrivaled coverage of Israeli business to some 45,000 subscribers representing Israel's elite in management, investment, technology, law, accounting, and marketing.
buyer: Ilcorp
Ilcorp is a holding company for Alona Bar-On. Haim Bar-On founded and managed the monthly magazine "Monitin" (Goodwill), and the weekly "Kessafim" (Money). In 1984, he and his partners acquired "Globes". Alona Bar-On, Haim's daughter, is a shareholder of "Globes". "
target: Globes
Each evening, Globes brings its unrivaled coverage of Israeli business to some 45,000 subscribers representing Israel's elite in management, investment, technology, law, accounting, and marketing. Globes began publication on the Internet in 1995.
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$29*
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closed 2/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Media Business Insight, acquired Rapid TV News

synopsis: Media Business Insight (MBI), a global business information, publishing and events company, has acquired Rapid TV News, an international online daily news service for the television industry. Rapid TV News reports on all aspects of broadcast technology and media industry developments. Their articles cover OTT, pay TV, broadcasts, ratings, and more.
buyer parent: Mobeus Equity Partners LLP
buyer: Media Business Insight
Media Business Insight (MBI) is a global business information, publishing and events company. MBI owns a unique digitally-led portfolio of leading multichannel, subscription-based brands, offering content and insight to key decision-makers and creatives in the media industry. "
target: Rapid TV News
Rapid TV News is an international online daily news service for the television industry. Rapid TV News reports on all aspects of broadcast technology and media industry developments. Their articles cover OTT, social TV, pay TV, broadcasts, programming, ratings, and more.
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closed 7/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

Newspress, acquired Headlineauto

synopsis: Newspress, the UK's leading provider of automotive press communications, has acquired the brand and assets of Headlineauto. The company is a specialised online resource for journalists and PRs, bringing industry specific press information and data to the automotive media.
buyer: Newspress
Newspress is the official automotive news source for journalists. With a media-only website providing all the latest automotive press releases, images, videos and more, Newspress is a vital tool for any member of the motoring media. "
target parent: Magma Group
target: Headlineauto
Headlineauto is a specialised online resource for journalists and PRs, bringing industry specific press information and data to the automotive media.
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closed 7/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Dunraven Systems Limited, acquired OilFiredUp.com

synopsis: Dundalk-based fuel tank monitoring experts Dunraven Systems Limited recently announced the acquisition of the energy news website OilFiredUp.com along with its affiliates. OilFiredUp has established itself as the leading independent online news resource with its main focus on the heating oil industry in the UK and Ireland.
buyer: Dunraven Systems Limited
Dunraven Systems are acknowledged market leaders in the design and development of ultrasonic fuel tank monitors. Since established in 2003 by the company’s Managing Director Gerry Jones, they have gained over 10 years experience in the industry and have expanded their product range vastly. "
target: OilFiredUp.com
OilFiredUp provides up to date information and news aimed at industry leaders, equipment suppliers and oil distributors for the downstream oil industry utilising trusted sources, the industry itself, and unique content.
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closed 7/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Pocket Ventures LLC, acquired Space News International

synopsis: Boulder-based investment firm Pocket Ventures LLC has acquired Space News, a 23-year-old weekly publication that covers the aerospace industry. Space News is the only weekly publication fully dedicated to covering all aspects of the space industry – commercial, military and civil.
buyer: Pocket Ventures LLC
Based in Boulder, Colorado, Pocket Ventures is a media, information & event acquisition group seeking control investments in profitable, small to middle-market companies in the outdoor, sports, environmental and technology arenas that have a digital upside. "
target parent: Imaginova Corp.
target: Space News International
Space News is the only weekly publication fully dedicated to covering all aspects of the space industry – commercial, military and civil.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/13/2022 via Company Press Release

Infobip, acquired Netokracija

synopsis: Infobip, a global cloud communications company, announced that it has acquired Netokracija, a leading South Eastern European business and tech magazine with a 13-year track record of creating influential developer-focused content. They are the organizers of some of the leading tech conferences in Croatia and the region.
buyer: Infobip
Infobip is a global cloud communications platform that enables businesses to build connected customer experiences across all stages of the customer journey. Infobip’s omnichannel engagement, identity, user authentication security and contact center solutions help clients to grow their business. "
target: Netokracija
Netokracija is the leading independent business and tech magazine in the region. Netokracija is a media group with a team in Zagreb, Osijek and Belgrade and editions for the Croatian and Serbian markets.
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closed 7/11/2022 via PR Newswire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired Coworking Mag

synopsis: The Yardi® suite of coworking and flex space tools expands today with the acquisition of CoworkingMag.com. CoworkingMag.com is the go-to source for coworking news and trends. CoworkingMag consistently ranks among the top results for coworking-related searches for locations in the U.S.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi develops and supports industry-leading investment and property management software for all types and sizes of real estate companies. Yardi is dedicated to the design, development, and support of real estate investment management and property management software. "
target: Coworking Mag
Coworking Mag is the go-to source for coworking news and trends. Coworking Mag consistently ranks among the top results for coworking-related searches for locations in the U.S. Coworking Mag is a digital platform with interesting information for coworkers, coworking spaces and others.
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closed 6/15/2022 via BNC Analysis

Digital360, acquired Business Publications Spain

synopsis: Digital360, a leading provider of B2B communication and marketing services in Italy, has acquired a 70% stake in Business Publications Spain (BPS), a Spanish publisher that specializes in the information technology. BPS publishes print and digital magazines that cover cloud computing, data centres, top technology companies, cyber attacks, and more.
buyer: Digital360 (BIT:DIG:$35.98)
Digital360 is the leading group in Italy in the B2B offering of editorial content, communication and marketing services, lead generation, events and webinars, advisory, advocacy and coaching, in the context of Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurial Innovation. They are based in Milano, Italy. "
target: Business Publications Spain
Business Publications Spain (BPS) is a Spanish publisher that specializes in information technology. BPS publishes print and digital magazines that cover cloud computing, data centres, top ranking technology companies, cyber attacks, ICT companies, digital transformation, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.25*
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
6.8x
closed 12/11/2020 via Company Press Release

The ChannelPro Network, acquired TopickZ Inc.

synopsis: ChannelPro Network, a division of EH Media LLC, has announced the acquisition of technology brands from Canadian-based TopickZ Inc. The brands include FindBiometrics, an industry resource for all information on biometric identification and Mobile ID World, a provider of premier content on mobile authentication solutions and application providers.
buyer parent: EH Media
buyer: The ChannelPro Network
The ChannelPro Network provides targeted business and technology information for IT channel partners who serve small and midsize businesses (SMBs). Via its websites, live events and a monthly magazine, The ChannelPro Network delivers expert opinion, analysis, news, product reviews, and more. "
target: TopickZ Inc.
TopickZ Inc. is a progressive information resource company. Its brands include FindBiometrics, the leading industry resource for all information on biometric identification and Mobile ID World, a provider of premier content on mobile authentication solutions and application providers.
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closed 8/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Innovation Women LLC, acquired Lioness for the Female Entrepreneur

synopsis: Innovation Women (IW), the leading visibility bureau for entrepreneurial, technical and professional women, has acquired Lioness for the Female Entrepreneur, a woman-owned online publisher of global news, trends and insights on female entrepreneurship.
buyer: Innovation Women LLC
Innovation Women is a self-service online platform that connects entrepreneurial, technical, and professional women with event managers to provide gender balance onstage at conferences and events. It provides members with a complete speaker platform, including access to calls for speakers. "
target: Lioness for the Female Entrepreneur
Lioness for the Female Entrepreneur is an American, women-owned online publisher of news, trends and insights on female entrepreneurship around the globe. Get breaking news and insights on women-founded startups and the latest trends and how-tos to take your startup to the next level.
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announced 7/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Future plc, will acquire SmartBrief, Inc

synopsis: Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher, is to acquire SmartBrief, the leading digital media publisher of targeted business news and information by industry.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$606.80)
Based in the UK, Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Magazine division is brand-led while the Media division focuses on being at the forefront of digital innovation. "
target: SmartBrief, Inc
Serving nearly 6 million senior executives, thought leaders and industry professionals, SmartBrief is the leading digital media publisher of targeted business news and information by industry.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA

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EBITDA ($mm)
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Infas Holding AG
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Shutterstock, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Freelancer Ltd
Freelancer Ltd
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Recruiter.com
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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DIP Corporation
DIP Corporation
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