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closed 11/27/2018 via PR Newswire

KORE Software, acquired SponServe

synopsis: SponServe, the global leaders in sponsorship activation management software, has been acquired by KORE Software, the global leader in business management software for sports business intelligence, sponsorship and season ticket sales enablement.
buyer: KORE Software
KORE is the global leader in sport and entertainment business management solutions. KORE serves more than 120 professional sport clubs and leagues and 450 brands and properties worldwide, providing practical tools and services to harness customer data, facilitate sponsorship sales and activation. "
target: SponServe
Founded in 2015, SponServe has grown into one of the most indispensable sponsorship fulfillment tools around the world. The award-winning cloud-based platform streamlines and enhances sponsorship servicing.
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announced 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Planet Ventures Inc., will acquire Cucu Sports Limited

synopsis: Planet Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire Cucu Sports, a sports influencer mobile technology platform based in the United Kingdom. Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks.
buyer: Planet Ventures Inc. (TSXV:PXI:($0.59))
Planet Ventures Inc. is a public investment issuer listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange, that is focused on investing in disruptive companies and industries that have high growth potential. "
target: Cucu Sports Limited
Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks. Their smart proprietary platform allows marketers to deliver their social media posts through the athletes’ social media.
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closed 1/5/2011 via PR Newswire

Repucom America LLC, acquired Image Impact, Inc.

synopsis: Repucom America LLC, the leading provider of broadcast content measurement in the United States, has announced the acquisition of Kansas City based Image Impact, Inc. Image Impact is a provider of brand placement measurement and valuation within mass media programming.
buyer: Repucom America LLC
Repucom America LLC has rapidly grown into the world's foremost authority in measuring the value and effectiveness of brand exposure within all forms of sports media. "
target: Image Impact, Inc.
Image Impact, Inc. is a provider of brand placement measurement and valuation within mass media programming. Utilizing cutting-edge delivery platforms such as BrandBase®, providing comprehensive, verifiable brand placement evaluation and consulting analysis to take clients Beyond the Numbers®.
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announced 4/28/2021 via Company Press Release

TicketManager, will acquire Sports Systems

synopsis: TicketManager will acquire Sports Systems, a provider of event accreditation and corporate guest management software solutions. With the acquisition, TicketManager will offer the most comprehensive suite of products and services across sponsorship, ticketing, guest management, and event accreditation to the largest brands in sports and live events.
buyer: TicketManager
TicketManager gives companies everything they need to make client entertainment easy and drive greater ROI. It offers convenient and simple tech to create events, invite guests, register and check-in customers, and report on the effectiveness of each event in real-time. "
target: Sports Systems
Sports Systems empowers the world’s leading brands as they activate their sponsorship rights for the world’s greatest sporting events. The company creates custom online solutions that streamline event information gathering and data management for sports and sponsorship organizations.
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Zone 5 Ventures Inc, acquired Today's Plan Pty Ltd

synopsis: US-based sports technology and investment company, Zone 5 Ventures, Inc. has acquired Today's Plan Pty Ltd, which operates the world's leading multi-sport training platform. Today’s Plan produces online training tools and analytics for multisport athletes and coaches.
buyer: Zone 5 Ventures Inc
Zone 5 Ventures, Inc. is a US-based sports technology and investment company. Zone 5 delivers a platform for sports technology entrepreneurs and researchers to bring their vision to market, and will make select investments in companies that align with their mission. "
target: Today's Plan Pty Ltd
Today's Plan Pty Ltd operates the world's leading multi-sport training platform. Today’s Plan produces online training tools and analytics for multisport athletes and coaches.
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closed 7/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Blue Star Sports, acquired Global Apptitude

synopsis: Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest growing global provider of sports technology, has acquired Global Apptitude, a leading developer of digital technologies including the GamePlan® System. Global Apptitude’s GamePlan® system is the leading mobile sports content delivery system.
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: Global Apptitude
Global Apptitude is a leading developer of digital technologies including the GamePlan® System. Global Apptitude’s GamePlan® system is the leading mobile sports content delivery system.
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closed 7/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Sports Illustrated Play, acquired iScore

synopsis: Sports Illustrated Play, a new Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports, has acquired iScore, a business which operates a scoring app for youth baseball, basketball, soccer and a multitude of other sports.
buyer parent: Time Inc.
buyer: Sports Illustrated Play
Sports Illustrated Play is a Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports. "
target: iScore
iScore Sports is a scoring app which is a digital version of a scorebook for basketball, baseball, football, and soccer.
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closed 2/10/2021 via Company Press Release

FloSports, acquired Trackwrestling.com, LLC

synopsis: FloSports, a leading sports streaming and original content network, announced the acquisition of Trackwrestling, an NBC Sports Group/SportsEngine, Inc. company and an established leader in wrestling event management tools, including all of the company’s assets and existing broadcast rights.
buyer: FloSports
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sport categories in the US and abroad. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Trackwrestling.com, LLC
Trackwrestling.com, LLC provides an innovative, web-based solution that has revolutionized the management of wresting events and delivers real-time event results to the wrestling community.
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closed 11/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Campaign Monitor, acquired Selligent Marketing Cloud

synopsis: CM Group, through its subsidiary Campaign Monitor Europe UK LTD, has acquired Selligent Marketing Cloud, an intelligent omnichannel marketing cloud platform based in Belgium. With the acquisition of Selligent, CM Group now serves businesses across all major global industries and segments, from enterprises to small businesses.
buyer parent: CM Group
buyer: Campaign Monitor
Campaign Monitor is a global technology company and provider of a powerful email marketing platform. With its drag-and-drop builder, visual journey designer, creative marketing strategies, and real-time performance metrics, Campaign Monitors has everything businesses need to succeed. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: Selligent Marketing Cloud
Belgium-based Selligent is an intelligent omnichannel marketing cloud platform. The company's dynamic technology provides actionable insights that empower companies to deliver more personalized and valuable consumer engagements, resulting in compelling experiences across all channels.
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announced 4/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Centerbridge Capital Partners, will purchase Marketing Platform and Commerce Software from IBM

synopsis: Centerbridge Partners, L.P. and IBM announced a definitive agreement under which Centerbridge will acquire IBM’s marketing platform and commerce software offerings. The offerings include marketing automation tools, marketing analytics, an AI-powered content management system, an open ecosystem connector, and robust services.
buyer: Centerbridge Capital Partners
Centerbridge Partners, L.P. is a private investment management firm employing a flexible approach across investment disciplines—from private equity to credit and related strategies, and real estate—in an effort to find the most attractive opportunities for their investors and business partners. "
seller: IBM (IBM:$73,779.00)
IBM’s marketing platform and commerce software offerings include marketing automation tools, marketing analytics, an AI-powered content management system, an open ecosystem connector, and robust services.
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closed 10/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Mediafly, acquired Alinean

synopsis: Mediafly, a mobile sales enablement solution that enhances how sales organizations engage buyers, has announced the acquisition of Alinean, Inc., a software and consulting company dedicated to empowering B2B sales and marketing teams to better communicate and quantify the value of their products and solutions to buyers.
buyer: Mediafly
Mediafly is a mobile sales enablement solution that enhances how brands engage prospective buyers. By using Mediafly’s technology, marketing and sales teams are able to deliver custom, dynamic sales presentations quickly and efficiently, engaging customers with insights that are relevant to them. "
target: Alinean
Alinean empowers B2B companies to better connect, engage and sell to today's economic-focused buyer via the development and delivery of value messaging, interactive sales/marketing tools and sales training.
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closed 12/6/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Quark Inc., acquired Docurated

synopsis: Quark Software, a company that develops a content automation platform, announced it has acquired Docurated, the creators of enterprise sales enablement solutions. Since its inception in 2012, Docurated has been recognized as a pioneer in SaaS-based enterprise sales and marketing software.
buyer parent: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Quark Inc.
Quark Software Inc. develops a content automation platform that helps large organizations streamline the creation, management, publishing and delivery of business-critical content. Their solutions automate the process with reusable Smart Content components that can be dynamically assembled. "
target: Docurated
Since its inception in 2012, Docurated has been recognized as a pioneer in SaaS-based enterprise sales and marketing software. Docurated helps customers see and understand everything about their content so they can have precise customer interactions.
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closed 7/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Zeta Global, acquired Boomtrain

synopsis: Zeta Global, the data-driven marketing technology innovator whose SaaS-based marketing cloud helps leading brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships, announced that it has acquired Boomtrain, a machine learning driven marketing technology platform that uses AI to drive personalized messaging across all digital touchpoints.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Zeta Global
Zeta is a data-driven marketing technology innovator whose SaaS-based marketing cloud and professional services help 500+ Fortune 1000 and Middle Market brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships through actionable data, advanced analytics and machine learning. "
target: Boomtrain
Boomtrain is the only scalable marketing platform with artificial intelligence at its core, enabling brands to better understand and communicate with their customers.
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closed 4/1/2017 via Company Press Release

Eversfrank Group, acquired Novadex GmbH

synopsis: The Eversfrank Group announced that it has acquired Novadex GmbH, a provider of expert cloud solutions for marketing. With its product portfolio, Novadex allows customers to create personalized, cross-channel marketing communication.
buyer: Eversfrank Group
Eversfrank Group is one of Germany's largest independent print and media service providers. Their services include high-volume & high-value printing multichannel marketing solutions, and direct marketing products. Their software system unites product data, advertising media planning and publishing. "
target: Novadex GmbH
Established in 2011, Novadex provides expert cloud solutions for marketing. Their solutions allow customers to create personalized, cross-channel marketing communication. With the professional solutions by Novadex, customers can increase their marketing efficiency significantly.
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closed 2/8/2017 via PR Web

ADEXT, acquired MyCampaign

synopsis: ADEXT, a company that delivers superior advertising returns to SMBs through fully automated campaigns using machine learning, has acquired MyCampaign / MiCampaña.com, an artificial intelligence (AI) sales and marketing automation platform.
buyer: ADEXT
ADEXT delivers superior advertising returns to SMBs through fully automated campaigns using machine learning. ADEXT is based in Palo Alto, CA. "
target: MyCampaign
MyCampaign / MiCampaña is an artificial intelligence (AI) sales and marketing automation platform based in Mexico City, seeking to repurpose talent by eliminating all human intervention within the sales and marketing process thus eliminating the need for expensive labor and technical skills.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

QubicaAMF Worldwide, LLC, acquired CDE Software LLC

synopsis: QubicaAMF Worldwide (QubicaAMF), the world’s leader and largest manufacturer of bowling and mini bowling products, has announced that the company has finalized a transaction to acquire full ownership of CDE Software (CDE). CDE is known worldwide for BLS (Bowling League Secretary), the industry standard in League Software.
buyer: QubicaAMF Worldwide, LLC
QubicaAMF Worldwide is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of bowling products in the world, with sales offices in 15 countries. "
target: CDE Software LLC
CDE was founded by Patrick Lajko, an industry veteran and visionary, and is known worldwide for BLS (Bowling League Secretary), the industry standard in League Software. Over the years, CDE's Bowling League Secretary (BLS) has evolved into the premier league management tool.
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closed 7/20/2016 via PR Web

SportsEngine, acquired Trackwrestling.com, LLC

synopsis: SportsEngine, the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications, has acquired Trackwrestling, a site that provides an innovative, web-based solution that has revolutionized the management of wresting events and delivers real-time event results to the wrestling community.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: SportsEngine
SportsEngine is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. SportsEngine features a complete suite of tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders. "
target: Trackwrestling.com, LLC
Trackwrestling.com, LLC provides an innovative, web-based solution that has revolutionized the management of wresting events and delivers real-time event results to the wrestling community.
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closed 4/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Blue Star Sports, acquired Pointstreak.com, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Star Sports (BSS), the leading integrated software and payments provider to youth sports organizations acquires Canadian Pointstreak Sports Technologies – an award-winning technology company. Pointstreak provides innovative sports technology solutions and helps streamline sports organizations business processess.
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is fast becoming the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete solution for all youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: Pointstreak.com, Inc.
Pointstreak provides technology driven sports management and sports software designed to streamline operations while facilitating and enhancing the sport participant, fan and media experience.
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closed 12/15/2015 via Market Wire

Insite Software, acquired Storyworks1

synopsis: Insite Software, a leading provider of business-to-business commerce and data-driven solutions for manufacturers and distributors, announced it has acquired mobile sales enablement and digital content delivery platform provider, Storyworks1.
buyer: Insite Software
Insite Software powers the Connected Commerce Suite (CCS) for leading global manufacturers and distributors that brings together commerce, channels and content/data to drive better B2B buyer and B2C user experiences and higher sales. "
target: Storyworks1
Storyworks1 is an enterprise-class digital content delivery platform for organizations with large, account-based sales operations. Storyworks1 is a Software-as-a-Service platform that provides marketing information to the field, while reporting key data on sales activity to management.
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closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

American Capital, Ltd., acquired BrandMuscle, Inc.

synopsis: The Riverside Co. has sold Brandmuscle, a marketing technology and services company with 210 employees in downtown Cleveland. Cleveland-based Riverside sold its majority stake to another private equity firm: American Capital Equity III LP of Bethesda, Md.
buyer: American Capital, Ltd. (ACAS:$679.00)
American Capital, both directly and through its global asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate, energy & infrastructure and structured products. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: BrandMuscle, Inc.
Brandmuscle helps clients increase sales by providing tools to easily and quickly develop customized, local marketing campaigns. It combines front-end marketing resource management software with integrated execution capabilities for an end-to-end offering supporting local marketing programs.
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closed 11/27/2018 via PR Newswire

KORE Software, acquired SponServe

synopsis: SponServe, the global leaders in sponsorship activation management software, has been acquired by KORE Software, the global leader in business management software for sports business intelligence, sponsorship and season ticket sales enablement.
buyer: KORE Software
KORE is the global leader in sport and entertainment business management solutions. KORE serves more than 120 professional sport clubs and leagues and 450 brands and properties worldwide, providing practical tools and services to harness customer data, facilitate sponsorship sales and activation. "
target: SponServe
Founded in 2015, SponServe has grown into one of the most indispensable sponsorship fulfillment tools around the world. The award-winning cloud-based platform streamlines and enhances sponsorship servicing.
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closed 11/27/2018 via PR Newswire

KORE Software, acquired SponServe

synopsis: SponServe, the global leaders in sponsorship activation management software, has been acquired by KORE Software, the global leader in business management software for sports business intelligence, sponsorship and season ticket sales enablement.
buyer: KORE Software
KORE is the global leader in sport and entertainment business management solutions. KORE serves more than 120 professional sport clubs and leagues and 450 brands and properties worldwide, providing practical tools and services to harness customer data, facilitate sponsorship sales and activation. "
target: SponServe
Founded in 2015, SponServe has grown into one of the most indispensable sponsorship fulfillment tools around the world. The award-winning cloud-based platform streamlines and enhances sponsorship servicing.
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closed 8/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynasty Sports and Entertainment, acquired The Ticket Group

synopsis: Dynasty Sports and Entertainment has acquired The Ticket Group, a yield management and distribution platform focused in the $26B live entertainment ticketing industry, allowing professional sports teams and venues to distribute their tickets to the right people, at the right price, and at the right time.
buyer: Dynasty Sports and Entertainment
Dynasty Sports and Entertainment is the largest technology and services provider dedicated to helping content holders and professional sellers automate the ingestion, pricing, distribution and fulfillment of tickets to live events, empowering them to maximize their revenue. "
target: The Ticket Group
Founded in 2007, The Ticket Group is a yield management and distribution platform focused in the $26B live entertainment ticketing industry, allowing professional sports teams and venues to distribute their tickets to the right people, at the right price, and at the right time.
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closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Bpifrance, Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, acquired Platinium Group S.A.M.

synopsis: Bpifrance and Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners through WINCH Capital 3 fund are proud to announce that they are taking a majority stake in Platinium Group ("PG"). PG is a software company providing ‘Software as a Service (SaaS) ticketing solutions to organisers of major sporting events across the world.
buyer: Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners
buyer: Bpifrance
Bpifrance, a subsidiary of the French state and the Caisse des Dépôts, finances businesses from the seed phase to IPO, through loans, guarantees and equity investments. Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners is a leader in investment in privately owned companies. "
target: Platinium Group S.A.M.
Platinium Group (“PG”) is a software company providing ‘Software as a Service (SaaS) ticketing solutions to organisers of major sporting events across the world. In parallel, PG has developed a ticket distribution and e-commerce business for sporting events, notably via its website, Gootickets.com.
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Veritix will be merged with AXS,

synopsis: Outbox AXS and Veritix® will merge. The combined entity will partner the consumer-focused interface and ticketing platform of Outbox AXS, including AXS Invite and the AXS Waiting Room with Veritix's industry-leading season ticket management technology and its inventive Flash Seats® digital, ID-based ticketing technology.
buyer parent: The Anschutz Company
buyer: AXS
AXS is a new entertainment platform that also serves as AEG's primary consumer brand. AXS provides fans the opportunity to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues via a user-friendly ticketing interface. "
target: Veritix
Veritix is a leading innovator in digital ticketing, event marketing and relationship management applications. Veritix empowers teams and venues – from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, AHL, Hockey Canada, NASCAR, NCAA and DI-III College Athletics, and over 1,000 entertainment venues in 47 states and Canada.
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closed 10/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Etix, Inc., acquired TicketBiscuit, LLC

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider, announced the growth acquisition of Alabama-based ticketing technology company, TicketBiscuit. TicketBiscuit provides online ticketing systems and innovative promotional and marketing solutions to hundreds of venues and promoters nationwide.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Etix is an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment industry, processing more than 50 million tickets per year in 40 countries. Their mission is to provide superior ticketing, marketing and service solutions for their clients and their customers. "
target: TicketBiscuit, LLC
TicketBiscuit provides online ticketing systems and innovative promotional and marketing solutions to hundreds of venues and promoters nationwide. With system enhancements and new features added every two weeks, the company never stops innovating to help clients sell more tickets.
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closed 8/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Data Business Systems, acquired Local Level

synopsis: i3 Verticals, LLC, a rapidly growing technology and payment processing company, announced the closing of the acquisition of Local Level. Local Level will be integrated into i3 Verticals’ subsidiary, Data Business Systems. Local Level is a software company serving K-12 schools that helps schools organize admissions and events.
buyer parent: i3 Verticals, LLC
buyer: Data Business Systems
Data Business Systems (DBS) specializes in the education software and payments sector. By leveraging technology to provide school districts with integrated, district-wide solutions, DBS serves more than 5,500 schools with approximately 3 million students. "
target: Local Level
Local Level is a software company serving K-12 schools. Local Level is an online custom event registration, sales and ticketing service, including Athletic Events, Camps, Conferences, Dances, Dues, Fundraisers, General Admission, and more.
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announced 8/10/2016 via PR Newswire

Preptix will be merged with Huddle, Inc.,

synopsis: Huddle and Preptix announced a merger to create the nation's largest and most innovative ticketing solution for the high school sports market. Preptix provides schools and associations with a digital ticketing solution that can be utilized for sporting events and other ticketed school events.
buyer: Huddle, Inc.
Huddle, Inc. gives brands a local voice, lasting relationships, and a nationally scalable way to rise above a noisy advertising world. Huddle, based in Alpharetta, Georgia, builds programs that are rooted in serving a targeted audience and converting them into passionate brand advocates. "
target: Preptix
Preptix provides schools and associations with a digital ticketing solution that can be utilized for sporting events and other ticketed school events. Preptix is the exclusive online ticket provider for the Alabama High School Athletic Association.
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closed 5/30/2019 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed POS, acquired Chronogolf Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed POS Inc., a leading provider of software, solutions and support systems to over 49,000 small and medium-sized retail and restaurant locations worldwide, announced the acquisition of Montreal-based Chronogolf, an innovative cloud-based software offering that facilitates management for golf course operators around the world.
buyer: Lightspeed POS (TSX:LSPD:$175.60)
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. "
target: Chronogolf Inc.
Chronogolf is a cloud-based software offering that facilitates management for golf course operators around the world. Chronogolf software offers customers a fully-integrated point of sale and golf course management solution, giving them the opportunity to streamline their business all in one system.
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ClearCourse Partnership LLP, acquired Intelligentgolf

synopsis: ClearCourse Partnership LLP, a group of innovative technology companies providing software, services and digital capabilities to the membership, events & bookings and sports & leisure sectors, acquired Intelligentgolf, a leading web-based provider of golf club and competition management software.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: ClearCourse Partnership LLP
ClearCourse is a UK partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software to groups, organisations and small businesses. Their companies help customers manage their members and clients, administer their business workflow, & automate their payment processes seamlessly. "
target: Intelligentgolf
UK's intelligentgolf is making club level golf competitions more accessible and rewarding. They offer app-based management services, including tee time booking, performance analysis, website development, membership administration, event management and an electronic point of sale platform.
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Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Rival

synopsis: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., an American ticket sales and distribution company, has acquired Rival, a ticketing startup run by former Ticketmaster CEO, Nathan Hubbard. Rival's powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: Rival
Rival is a technology company, not a traditional ticketing provider. Their powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
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AudienceView, acquired TheaterMania.com

synopsis: AudienceView has acquired TheaterMania, including its OvationTix Software as a Service product as well as the TheaterMania.com and WhatsOnStage media brands. TheaterMania connects the theater industry with a mass consumer audience through comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews and video content, as well as through its ticketing system.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a complete entertainment business solutions provider. Their innovative and engaging software helps deliver exceptional in-venue and online customer experiences. Their self-serve, e-commerce, ticketing and events management portals enable success for events of all sizes or types. "
target: TheaterMania.com
Founded in 1999 to connect the theater industry with a mass consumer audience, TheaterMania features comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews and video content. TheaterMania also provides online marketing programs and ticketing services through its proprietary ticketing system, OvationTix.
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Learfield Communications, Inc., will acquire Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement

synopsis: Leading college sports marketer, Learfield, announces the acquisition of the Spectra’s Ticketing & Fan Engagement division from Comcast Spectacor. Learfield also announced that the company, a leader in providing ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to athletic and entertainment events, will once again be known as Paciolan.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement
Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan) division is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 37 years of experience serving more than 500 live entertainment organizations.
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Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Tickethour SA

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of sports ticketing provider, the Tickethour Group. Specialising in event, entertainment and sports ticketing technology, Tickethour distributes over 8.5 million tickets per year on behalf of more than 65 clients.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Tickethour SA
Tickethour provides flexible ticketing software. Their technology ensures that every client that they work with gets the solution they need, whatever the event. Their high-quality service and user-friendly ticketing systems put the customer first, making it easy for them to book the seats they want.
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closed 4/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Hagerty, acquired MotorsportReg

synopsis: Hagerty, an automotive lifestyle brand dedicated to the love and protection of driving, has acquired MotorsportReg.com, North America's largest motorsport membership, licensing and event online management system. MotorsportReg.com helps automate tasks, improve accuracy and grow participation.
buyer: Hagerty
Hagerty is a worldwide automotive brand dedicated to the love of driving. They are the world's largest specialty insurance provider for classic vehicles of all kinds. Hagerty, the magazine, is among the highest circulation car magazines in the country. "
target: MotorsportReg
MotorsportReg.com is North America's largest motorsport membership, licensing and event online management system. MotorsportReg.com helps automate tasks, improve accuracy and grow participation. It is used by more than 1,300 clubs, racetracks and sanctioning bodies to manage 40,000 events.
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closed 10/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Ackroo Inc., acquired GGGolf, Inc.

synopsis: Ackroo Inc., a loyalty marketing, gift card and payments technology and services provider, has acquired all of the outstanding share capital of GGGolf, a company that provides high-performance software to help private, semi-private, public golf clubs and resorts manage and optimize their day-to-day operations.
buyer: Ackroo Inc. (TSXV:AKR:$3.43)
Ackroo provides merchants of all sizes a robust, cloud based multi-currency marketing platform to help attract, engage and grow their customers while increasing their revenues and margins. They are based in Ottawa, ON, Canada. "
target parent: Valsoft Corp
target: GGGolf, Inc.
GGGolf provides high-performance software to help private, semi-private, public golf clubs and resorts manage and optimize their day-to-day operations. GGGolf offers a powerful and customizable golf management system, including web and mobile apps for online tee-time bookings across Canada.
price ($mm)
$1.37
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/29/2017 via PR Web

Togetherwork, acquired ABC Registrations

synopsis: Togetherwork, the emerging leader in Group Management Software and Payments, announced the acquisition of ABC Sports Camps, an early pioneer in online registration and event management software for sports camps.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: Togetherwork
Togetherwork is the emerging leader in software and payments for groups and organizations of all kinds, helping them grow, become more efficient, increase revenues, and provide excellent service to their members and constituents. "
target: ABC Registrations
ABC Registrations (ABC Sports Camps) is a pioneer in online tools for coach sponsored sports camps. Serving several hundred coaches and more than 100,000 campers annually, ABC Sports Camps offers websites, promotion, online registration, and camp management software.
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closed 2/27/2020 via BusinessWire

ArbiterSports, acquired FamilyID

synopsis: Arbiter has acquired FamilyID, the market leader in online registration for schools and community programs. From schools to clubs, summer camps to sports, all kinds of programs use FamilyID to offer the convenience of online registration, improve administrative efficiency and attract new participants.
buyer: ArbiterSports
Arbiter, the leading provider of athletic event management solutions, helps athletic departments and sports leagues simplify the process of scheduling games, and assigning and paying officials. The Arbiter platform delivers control and visibility over the entire event process. "
target: FamilyID
FamilyID helps organizations efficiently manage program registrations and payments. From schools to clubs, summer camps to sports, all kinds of programs use FamilyID to offer the convenience of online registration, improve administrative efficiency and attract new participants.
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closed 1/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pineapple Payments, acquired AthleteTrax

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payment processing technology company, has acquired AthleteTrax, a company that offers a Cloud-Based Facility Management Software, called MySportSort. They offer everything from custom websites and mobile apps to facility and league scheduling and point of sale transactions.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payment processing technology company that provides omni-channel payment acceptance tools for merchants of all shapes and sizes. From its innovative technology solutions to its proactive merchant success team, Pineapple truly takes a fresh approach to payment processing. "
target: AthleteTrax
AthleteTrax offers a Cloud-Based Facility Management Software, called MySportSort. From everything from custom websites and mobile apps to facility and league scheduling and point of sale transactions, AthleteTrax provides a simple mechanism to keep your organization running smoothly.
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closed 2/14/2018 via PR Web

PickleballCentral.com, acquired PickleballTournaments.com

synopsis: PickleballCentral.com, the largest reseller of pickleball equipment on the internet, has acquired PickleballTournaments.com, the worldwide industry leader in pickleball tournament software, management, and services. PickleballTournaments.com's web-based tournament management system is used to register, organize and manage tournaments of all sizes.
buyer: PickleballCentral.com
PickleballCentral.com is the largest reseller of pickleball equipment on the internet. They are committed to honesty, superior customer service, innovation and being the best. PickleballCentral.com offers the absolute best service and the best selection in online pickleball equipment and apparel. "
target: PickleballTournaments.com
PickleballTournaments.com is the worldwide industry leader in pickleball tournament software, management, and services. Their web-based tournament management system is used by the thousands of tournament directors who register, organize and manage tournaments of all sizes.
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closed 9/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., purchased Communities and Sports Divisions from The Active Network, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, announced the completion of the acquisition of the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network, the premier global marketplace for activities and events.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$7,509.97)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. "
seller parent: Vista Equity Partners
seller: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The acquisition includes the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network from Vista Equity Partners. ACTIVE Network delivers cloud-based, mission critical enterprise software, including payment technology solutions, to event organizers in the communities and health and fitness verticals.
price ($mm)
$1,200
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closed 2/24/2021 via BusinessWire

Outside, acquired athleteReg

synopsis: Pocket Outdoor Media, the world's leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences, announced the acquisition of athleteReg, one of the world’s largest event registration platforms serving runners, triathletes, cyclists, and skiers. They are a trusted resource, used by thousands of events and racers across the country.
buyer: Outside
Outside is the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences. Across web, print, podcast, social, video, and TV, their brands reach 70 million of the most active and influential consumers in the world every month. "
target: athleteReg
athleteReg is one of the world’s largest event registration platforms serving runners, triathletes, cyclists, and skiers. They are a trusted resource, used by thousands of events and racers across the country.
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