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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired The Financial Revolutionist

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advsiers (Helix Edge Holdings), a company dedicated to delivering timely insights and marketing services, announces its acquisition of Financial Revolutionist Holdings Corp. The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a NY-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: The Financial Revolutionist
Founded by Gregg M. Schoenberg and Robert Jaeger in 2015, The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a New York-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
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closed 12/15/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Financial Answers, acquired Investors Alley

synopsis: TIFIN, a fintech platform using AI and investment-driven personalization to shape the future of investor experiences, announced its Financial Answers division has completed the acquisition of Investors Alley, Inc., a financial education platform which helps people understand investing.
buyer parent: TIFIN
buyer: Financial Answers
Financial Answers is a disruptive fintech and consumer data platform to help match self-directed investors to advisors and investment managers. "
target: Investors Alley
Investors Alley is a financial education platform which helps people understand investing that reaches more than 700,000 individual investors monthly.
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announced 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Growth Company Investor, will acquire Growth Company Investor

synopsis: Growth Company Investor (GCI)'s editor, David Thornton, will acquire the company from Bonhill Group plc, a leading B2B media business in the UK. GCI is a monthly investment recommendation newsletter for private investors. GCI focuses on small caps and conducts 250 CEO interviews a year to generate great investment ideas for their members.
buyer: Growth Company Investor
Growth Company Investor (GCI) is a monthly investment recommendation newsletter for private investors. GCI focuses exclusively on small caps and conducts 250 CEO interviews a year to generate great investment ideas for their members. GCI is published monthly as a PDF download for their members. "
target parent: Bonhill Group plc
target: Growth Company Investor
Growth Company Investor (GCI) is a monthly investment recommendation newsletter for private investors. GCI focuses exclusively on small caps and conducts 250 CEO interviews a year to generate great investment ideas for their members. GCI is published monthly as a PDF download for their members.
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announced 9/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Wallstreet:online AG, will acquire Der Investoren-Kompass

synopsis: Wallstreet:online, a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, will acquire Der Investoren-Kompass, a free stock market newsletter in Germany that provides specific investment advice for private investors on a weekly basis.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target: Der Investoren-Kompass
Der Investoren-Kompass is a free stock market newsletter in Germany that provides specific investment advice for private investors on a weekly basis. Der Investoren-Kompass covers news for all the important topics for German investors, including topics about equities, commodities, and currencies.
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closed 7/13/2017 via BusinessWire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired TradersCrux

synopsis: Salem Media Group, through its wholly-owned Eagle Financial Publications, has acquired TradersCrux, an investment website for individual investors. It also provides a daily newseltter with links to the best investment articles from across the web.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target: TradersCrux
TradersCrux.com is an investment website for individual investors. It also provides a daily newseltter with links to the best investment articles from across the web. They are based in Miami, FL.
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closed 1/18/2017 via PR Newswire

StockTwits LLC, acquired SparkFin

synopsis: StockTwits, the largest social platform for investors and traders, announced it has completed an acquisition of SparkFin Inc., the realtime stock discovery platform, based in San Diego, California. SparkFin will continue their operations and join the pre-existing StockTwits San Diego team.
buyer: StockTwits LLC
StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. StockTwits created the $TICKER tag to enable and organize “streams” of information around stocks and markets across the web and social media. "
target: SparkFin
SparkFin is the first natively mobile stock discovery platform with the best ideas from top traders and investors. Launched in 2015, they create and maintain lists of stocks that are either editorially managed or based on market and fundamental data.
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closed 7/29/2015 via PE Hub

Leaders League Group, acquired Closing Circle

synopsis: Closing Circle, the digital media dedicated to the European private equity and venture capital community is being acquired by Leaders League, the rating agency and media group for top executives. Closing Circle was founded by David Chouraqui, an investment professional passionate about tech and innovation.
buyer: Leaders League Group
Leaders League is a rating agency and media group for top executives at the international level. With more than 130 employees and 3 offices in Latin America, the company is a fast growing media partner for leaders around the world. "
target: Closing Circle
Closing Circle, the European media for dealmakers, is a platform dedicated to the private equity and venture capital community. It provides news about private equity and venture capital transactions and fundraising in Europe, an online database of investor profiles and a weekly newsletter.
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closed 1/17/2018 via Company Press Release

L'Agefi (France), acquired Indinvest

synopsis: L'Agefi, an economic and financial press group in France, has acquired Indinvest, a professional press group in France that operates Instit Invest and Distrib Invest. Instit Invest is an information site dedicated to institutional investors. It provides information on issues related to asset allocation, regulation, risk control, and governance.
buyer parent: Groupe Artémis
buyer: L'Agefi (France)
L'Agefi is an economic and financial press group in France. They provide an online newspaper, L'Agefi Quotidien, through their website and mobile app. They also offer the L'Agefi Hebdo, a weekly magazine about the finance industry, and the L'Agefi actifs, a weekly magazine about wealth management. "
target: Indinvest
Indinvest is a professional press group in France that operates Instit Invest and Distrib Invest. Instit Invest is the first independent information site dedicated to institutional investors. It provides information on issues related to asset allocation, regulation, risk control, and governance.
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announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Green Street Advisors, Inc., will acquire Harrison Scott Publications

synopsis: Green Street Advisors, the premier provider of research, advisory and analytics to the commercial real estate industry, will acquire four leading publications that serve the commercial real estate and financial industries -- Real Estate Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, and Asset-Backed Alert – from Harrison Scott Publications.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Green Street Advisors, Inc.
Founded in 1985, Green Street Advisors is the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on the commercial real estate industry in North America and Europe with offices in Newport Beach, Dallas, London, and soon New York City. "
target: Harrison Scott Publications
Harrison Scott Publications delivers exclusive news and information to professionals in the real estate, finance and investment fields. Harrison Scott publishes four weekly newsletters, Real Estate Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert and Asset-Backed Alert.
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closed 4/26/2017 via PE Hub

Investoo Group, acquired iNVEZZ Limited

synopsis: Investoo Group, one of the world’s biggest FX trading affiliates, has acquired Invezz.com in order to extend its reach into the financial trading the industry. Founded in 2012, Invezz, is a leading financial news site and peer review marketplace for CFDs, Forex, Shares and more.
buyer parent: Optimizer Invest Limited
buyer: Investoo Group
Investoo Group is a newly funded financial venture that aims to become one of the biggest lead generation companies in the Forex and retail investment industry. They offer a free online educational platform, a buzzing community and a continuous stream of innovative trading products. "
target: iNVEZZ Limited
Founded in 2012, Invezz, is a leading financial news site and peer review marketplace for CFDs, Forex, Shares and more. The site has more than 200,000 unique visitors per month.
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closed 9/16/2020 via BusinessWire

SRAX, acquired LD Micro

synopsis: SRAX, Inc., a financial technology company that unlocks data and insights for publicly traded companies through Sequire, its SaaS platform, has acquired LD Micro, a leading data and event company serving the small and micro-cap space.
buyer: SRAX (SRAX:$3.60)
SRAX is a financial technology company that unlocks data and insights for publicly traded companies. Through its premier investor intelligence and communications platform, Sequire, companies can track their investors’ behaviors and engage current and potential investors across marketing channels. "
target: LD Micro
LD Micro is a leading data and event company serving the small and micro-cap space. What started out as a newsletter highlighting unique companies has transformed into several virtual and in-person events hosted annually.
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closed 1/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

MergerMarket Group, acquired Creditflux

synopsis: Mergermarket Group, a global media company providing the financial industry with forward-looking intelligence, analysis and data, has acquired Creditflux, a provider of intelligence, analysis, data and events covering CLO and credit fund pricing, investments, trading and returns.
buyer parent: BC Partners
buyer: MergerMarket Group
Mergermarket Group is a global media company providing investment banks, advisory professionals, fund managers, private equity firms, industry and corporate professionals with forward-looking intelligence, analysis and data. "
target: Creditflux
Creditflux is the leading independent information source worldwide for the rapidly evolving credit trading and investment market. They publish a monthly newsletter, online daily news and comprehensive databases of CLOs and credit fund returns.
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closed 4/19/2018 via Company Press Release

PR TIMES, acquired The Bridge, Inc.

synopsis: PR TIMES, Inc., a Japanese company that distributes press releases online, has acquired The Bridge, a blog in Japan that was created to help connect entrepreneurs and investors. The Bridge provides the latest news about technology, with a focus on domestic startups.
buyer: PR TIMES (TSE:3922:$15.73)
PR TIMES, Inc. is a Japanese company that distributes press releases online. The company distributes over 10,000 press releases a month and has over 11 million page visits a month. PR TIMES' mission is to provide press releases as soon as possible. "
target: The Bridge, Inc.
Founded in 2010, The Bridge is a blog in Japan that was created to help connect entrepreneurs and investors. The Bridge provides the latest news about technology, with a focus on domestic startups. Over 350,000 entrepreneurs and investors use The Bridge as their source of information every month.
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closed 1/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Digital Currency Group, acquired Coindesk Ltd

synopsis: CoinDesk, one of the leading bitcoin news sites, has been acquired by Digital Currency Group. CoinDesk delivers news on the trends, events, technologies and people/companies making major moves in the digital currency sphere.
buyer: Digital Currency Group
Digital Currency Group builds, incubates and seeds bitcoin and blockchain technology-related companies. DCG owns and operates the industry's leading bitcoin brokerage firm, Genesis Trading, and the largest digital currency asset management firm, Grayscale Investments. "
target: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world.
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closed 3/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Robinhood, acquired MarketSnack

synopsis: Robinhood, a no-fee trading stock trading startup, has acquired MarketSnacks, a daily podcast and newsletter, that focuses solely on finance, featuring a funny photo and humorous analysis on three to four news items each morning.
buyer: Robinhood (HOOD:$1,769.97)
Robinhood is a new way to invest in the stock market. Robinhood started with the idea that a technology-driven brokerage could operate with significantly less overhead, letting users goodbye to trading commissions. Their smartphone app allows individual investors to buy and sell stocks for free. "
target: MarketSnack
MarketSnacks is a daily newsletter that simplifies Wall Street. An understanding of financial news is essential today, but there are too many resources with too much jargon. MarketSnacks filters out the noise and explain what's important in one bite-sized snack – clear, condensed, and entertaining.
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announced 3/29/2016 via BusinessWire

BATS Global Markets, Inc., will acquire ETF.com

synopsis: Bats Global Markets, the leading exchange operator for the trading of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and creator of the Bats ETF Marketplace, signed a definitive agreement to acquire ETF.com, a leading provider of ETF data, news and analysis.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. "
target: ETF.com
ETF.com is a leading provider of exchange-traded fund (ETF) data, news and analysis. Founded in 2001, ETF.com provides independent and authoritative news, analysis, data and education about ETFs, generating 875,572 page views and attracting 291,191 unique visitors in February 2016 alone.
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closed 7/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired DividendInvestor.com

synopsis: Eagle Financial Publication, a subsidiary of Salem Media Group, announced that it has acquired the website DividendInvestor.com, a provider of dividend information and data for investment professionals. DeividendInvestor.com designs and develops tools and systems for the investment community with the highest level of accuracy and integrity.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provide market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors. Eagle Wellness provides practical health advice and is a trusted source for nutritional supplements from one of the country's leading complementary health physicians. "
target: DividendInvestor.com
Dividend Investor provides dividend stock data for stock markets across the world. The screening tool helps locate the best dividend stocks. Subscribers can receive emails on multiple subjects such as when a company announces a dividend, what companies are changing dividends.
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closed 5/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Covenant Review, acquired CapitalStructure

synopsis: Covenant Review and its majority shareholder, Leeds Equity Partners announced the acquisition of CapitalStructure. London-based CapitalStructure is an independent provider of insightful first-to-market news on and analysis of the European sub-investment grade credit universe to a broad client base.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: Covenant Review
Covenant Review, LLC conducts research on corporate bond covenants. It maintains a proprietary database of research reports on bond covenants. The company caters to mutual funds, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds, and institutional asset managers. "
target: CapitalStructure
CapitalStructure is an independent provider of insightful first-to-market news on and analysis of the European sub-investment grade universe to a client base of fund managers, credit analysts, private equity sponsors, investment bankers, restructuring advisors, traders, lawyers and accountants.
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announced 7/30/2013 via BusinessWire

CrowdNetic, will acquire NowStreet Journal

synopsis: Crowdnetic, the leading provider of funding portal platform technology and market data solutions, announced that it has agreed to acquire NowStreet Journal, the preeminent educational platform for the burgeoning industry of crowdfinance.
buyer: CrowdNetic
Crowdnetic is a leading provider of funding portal platform technology and market data solutions to the private equity and crowdfunded securities industry. They operate the industry’s premier centralized hub for real-time market data aggregated from platforms across the globe. "
target: NowStreet Journal
NowStreet is a leading financial media and advisory company on the forefront of financial innovation. NowStreet is most known for its cutting-edge commentary and acclaimed financial events that introduce crowdfinancing mechanisms and neoteric asset classes to Wall Street.
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announced 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

XLMedia plc, will acquire InvestorJunkie

synopsis: XLMedia, a provider of digital performance marketing, will acquire InvestorJunkie, a leading personal finance website that provides information and reviews of various investment channels and financial products. InvestorJunkie provides tool recommendations and articles to educate readers on how to better manage their finances.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$59.34)
XLMedia provides of digital marketing services. They use proprietary tools and methodologies to generate high value traffic for customers, in return for a revenue share, fixed fees or a hybrid of both. They operate across a number of verticals with specific expertise in the online gaming sector. "
target: InvestorJunkie
InvestorJunkie is a personal finance website that provides information and reviews of investment channels and financial products. They provide tool recommendations and articles that break down investing, budgeting, and personal finance to educate readers on how to better manage their finances.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired The Financial Revolutionist

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advsiers (Helix Edge Holdings), a company dedicated to delivering timely insights and marketing services, announces its acquisition of Financial Revolutionist Holdings Corp. The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a NY-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: The Financial Revolutionist
Founded by Gregg M. Schoenberg and Robert Jaeger in 2015, The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a New York-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired The Financial Revolutionist

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advsiers (Helix Edge Holdings), a company dedicated to delivering timely insights and marketing services, announces its acquisition of Financial Revolutionist Holdings Corp. The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a NY-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: The Financial Revolutionist
Founded by Gregg M. Schoenberg and Robert Jaeger in 2015, The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a New York-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
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closed 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired Leverage PR

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advisers, a leading strategic marketing and public relations firm, announced the acquisition of Leverage PR, an Austin, Texas-based marketing and public relations firm specializing in the financial services, real estate and technology sectors.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: Leverage PR
Leverage PR is a full-service marketing and public relations firm delivering strategic planning, media relations and communications services within the financial services, technology, and real estate sectors. Their team possesses a deep understanding of opportunities & challenges facing innovators.
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closed 6/29/2022 via BNC Analysis

Moxley Carmichael, acquired Moxley Carmichael

synopsis: The founders of Moxley Carmichael, a leading public relations firm, have sold the company to four of its executives. Moxley Carmichael provides comprehensive communications services to local, regional and national companies in East Tennessee. They offer services for public relations, SEO, branding, social media, and more.
buyer: Moxley Carmichael
Moxley Carmichael is a premier public and media relations firm. Moxley Carmichael provides comprehensive communications services to local, regional and national companies in East Tennessee. They offer services for public relations, SEO, branding, social media, and more. "
target: Moxley Carmichael
Moxley Carmichael is a premier public and media relations firm. Moxley Carmichael provides comprehensive communications services to local, regional and national companies in East Tennessee. They offer services for public relations, SEO, branding, social media, and more.
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announced 5/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Schafer Condon Carter, Inc., will acquire Kitchen Sink Studios

synopsis: Schafer Condon Carter (SCC), a full-service creative agency, will acquire Kitchen Sink Studios, a strategic branding company. Kitchen Sink merges business savvy, storytelling, and data to give businesses a competitive edge. They offer services for brand discovery, logo & identity, brand refresh, SEO, social media, public relations, and more.
buyer: Schafer Condon Carter, Inc.
Schafer Condon Carter (SCC) is a digitally driven, full-service creative agency that builds brands and businesses through data-driven human insights and powerful brand ideas. SCC works with Kellogg's, Danone, the Chicago Cubs, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and First Midwest Bank, among others. "
target: Kitchen Sink Studios
Kitchen Sink Studios is a strategic branding company. Kitchen Sink merges business savvy, storytelling, and data to give businesses a competitive edge. They offer services for brand discovery & strategy, logo & identity, brand refresh, SEO, social media, public relations, and more.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Hart Inc., acquired MDB Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Hart, an independent marketing and advertising agency delivering unified brand experiences that engage and empower consumers, has acquired MDB Communications, a full-service media-neutral agency. The notable move expands Hart’s marketing approach and service-minded delivery on a national scale while preserving Hart’s status as an independent agency.
buyer: Hart Inc.
Hart is an independent, full-service marketing firm. True to its founding principles, for nearly 60 years Hart’s thinkers, creatives and builders have been delivering unified brand experiences that engage and empower consumers throughout the customer journey. "
target: MDB Communications, Inc.
MDB Communications is a full-service, media-neutral agency that's powered by experienced leaders and innovators. From brand development to media planning, creative execution to public relations, MDB delivers solid thinking, airtight strategy, messaging that motivates and the metrics to prove it.
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closed 4/25/2022 via PR Newswire

JDA Worldwide, acquired The KAIROS Company

synopsis: JDA Worldwide, a full-service marketing agency serving consumer brands, impactful non-profit organizations, and fast-growing companies since 2003, announced the acquisition of Glendale, California-based public relations and strategic communications firm, The KAIROS Company.
buyer: JDA Worldwide
JDA Worldwide is a full-service marketing agency specializing in brand, media, and creative for emerging and extraordinary brands. Headquartered in Indianapolis, JDA is a regular member of the Inc. 500|5000 for fastest-growing companies in the United States. "
target: The KAIROS Company
The KAIROS Company is the go-to strategic and personal counselor for leaders and organizations who wish to sharpen their public image for audiences of all shapes and sizes. The KAIROS Company services cover strategy, public relations, communications, advertising, and consulting.
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closed 4/20/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Establish PR, acquired Outbrand

synopsis: Establish PR, a leading public relations (PR) agency, has acquired Outbrand, a PR agency aiming to create leading authorities. Outbrand helps their clients to share their story and become a known authority in their industry. They provide services for influencer marketing, lead generation, SEO, podcast tours, and more.
buyer: Establish PR
Establish PR is a leading PR agency. Establish helps businesses to create their story, share it online, and take control of their narrative. They create eye-catching content that enables their clients to go viral on social media platforms and increase their online presence. "
target: Outbrand
Outbrand is a public relations agency aiming to create leading authorities. Outbrand helps their clients to share their story and become a known authority in their industry. They provide services for influencer marketing, lead generation, SEO, podcast tours, and more.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Huntsworth PLC, acquired Cirkle

synopsis: Huntsworth, an international healthcare and communications group based in the UK, has acquired Cirkle, an award winning creative PR agency in the UK. Cirkle partners with purpose driven multi-brand owners and leaders to build trusted relationships. They provide services for brand communications, social media, content creation, and more.
buyer parent: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
buyer: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$342.69)
UK-based Huntsworth is an international healthcare and communications group. The Group's principal areas of focus are marketing, medical, and immersive communications services to healthcare clients, which are primarily large and mid-size pharmaceutical and biotech companies. "
target: Cirkle
Cirkle is an award winning creative PR agency in the UK. Cirkle partners with purpose driven multi-brand owners and leaders to build trusted relationships that deliver strategic and business difference. They provide services for brand communications, social media, content creation, and more.
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closed 3/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Karol Marketing, acquired Fusion PR Creative

synopsis: Karol Marketing, an award-winning PR, marketing, design and digital agency in the UK, has acquired Fusion PR Creative, a full service public relations and creative design agency in the UK. Fusion PR offers services for media relations, community relations, social media, content creation, and more.
buyer: Karol Marketing
Karol Marketing is an award-winning PR, marketing, design and digital agency in the UK. Karol develops bespoke campaigns that add value to their client's business and deliver results. They specialize in media relations, social media management, PR, content creation, influencer marketing, and more. "
target: Fusion PR Creative
Fusion PR Creative is a full service public relations and creative design agency in the UK. Fusion PR aims to build long-term relationships that bring real value to their clients and partners. They offer services for media relations, community relations, social media, content creation, and more.
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closed 3/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Contentellect Limited, acquired Tasket

synopsis: Top-rated SEO content provider, Contentellect expands horizons and merges with Tasket to broaden their service offering. Tasket is a specialized virtual assistant service provider that was started in March 2020 by Contentellect’s founder and CEO, Mark Whitman. Tasket’s main service offering is bespoke link building and digital PR.
buyer: Contentellect Limited
Based in Guernsey, Contentellect is a no nonsense content marketing agency. At Contentellect they avoid lofty and unrealistic promises, and instead focus on the foundational elements of winning websites: Quality Content & Powerful Links. "
target: Tasket
Tasket is a specialized virtual assistant service provider that was started in March 2020 by Contentellect’s founder and CEO, Mark Whitman. Tasket’s main service offering is bespoke link building and digital PR, delivered by experienced virtual assistants.
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closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen GmbH, acquired MSM.digital

synopsis: BPE, a German investment company, has acquired a majority stake in MSM.digital, a digital agency in Germany. MSM.digital helps businesses to grow their brands, reach their target audiences, and drive more sales. They offer services for PR, social media, experiential marketing, influencer marketing, content creation, and more.
buyer: BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen GmbH
BPE is a German investment company that specializes in management buy-outs and management buy-ins. BPE is focused on supporting medium-sized businesses. The company aims to help create new medium-sized businesses and turn managers into entrepreneurs. "
target: MSM.digital
MSM.digital is a digital agency in Germany. MSM.digital helps businesses to grow their brands, reach their target audiences, and drive more sales. They offer services for PR, social media, experiential marketing, influencer marketing, content creation, and more.
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closed 3/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

K3 Capital Group plc, acquired JE Consulting

synopsis: K3 Capital Group, a British multi-disciplinary professional services firm, has acquired JE Consulting, a full service marketing agency based in the UK that specializes in helping SMEs. JE Consulting provides a complete range of marketing solutions, including social media management, SEO, web design, graphic design, direct marketing, PR, and more.
buyer: K3 Capital Group plc
K3 Capital Group is a multi-disciplinary professional services firm providing advisory services to SMEs throughout the UK and overseas. They help clients with the presentation of their businesses for sale to market, sourcing potential acquirers, and project management of transactions to completion. "
target: JE Consulting
JE Consulting is a full service marketing agency based in the UK that specializes in helping small and medium-sized businesses. JE Consulting provides a complete range of marketing solutions, including social media management, SEO, web design, graphic design, direct marketing, PR, and more.
price ($mm)
$3.09
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.4x
closed 3/2/2022 via Company Press Release

NFR Communications, acquired Cooks Bay Marketing

synopsis: NFR Communications, a creative hub offering strategic communications, marketing, and project management expertise, has acquired Cooks Bay Marketing, a creative services and marketing firm. Cooks Bay Marketing offers services for web design, SEO, social media, PR, branding, and more.
buyer: NFR Communications
NFR Communications is a creative hub offering strategic communications, marketing, and project management expertise. NFR provides communication services that are designed to help banks and financial institutions succeed. They provide solutions for brand awareness, digital marketing, and more. "
target: Cooks Bay Marketing
Cooks Bay Marketing is a creative services and marketing firm. Cooks Bay Marketing works with large and small organizations to craft their brand into an experience and connect them to their audience. They offer services for web design, SEO, social media, PR, branding, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2022 via Yahoo, Inc.

Intelligent Relations, acquired Net Positive Agency, LLC

synopsis: Intelligent Relations announces the acquisition of specialist PR and SEO agency the Net Positive Agency for a mix of cash and equity. Net Positive Agency was founded in 2016 and helps startups and growing businesses to position their brand and grow online.
buyer: Intelligent Relations
Intelligent Relations, a startup founded in 2020, offers a turnkey approach to traditional PR by leveraging deep AI analysis, powered by a talented team of PR professionals who help customers build a broader and more direct set of media relationships. "
target: Net Positive Agency, LLC
Net Positive Agency was founded in 2016 and helps startups and growing businesses to position their brand and grow online. Net Positive specializes in accelerating online success, utilizing a team of highly experienced PR and SEO experts who curate and execute bespoke digital strategies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Engine Group (Australia), acquired Engine Group (Australia)

synopsis: Tim Weger, a managing director of Engine Group, has acquired the company from Brent Jarvis, the company's founder. Engine Group is a creative communications agency in Australia. Engine executes beautiful campaigns that resonates and connects with people. They create positive change through advertising, design, digital marketing and PR.
buyer: Engine Group (Australia)
Engine Group is a creative communications agency in Australia. Engine executes beautiful campaigns that resonates and connects with people. They create positive change through advertising, design, digital marketing and PR. "
target: Engine Group (Australia)
Engine Group is a creative communications agency in Australia. Engine executes beautiful campaigns that resonates and connects with people. They create positive change through advertising, design, digital marketing and PR.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/9/2022 via PR Newswire

360PR+, acquired Cindy Riccio Communications

synopsis: 360PR+, a leading independent integrated communications agency, has acquired Cindy Riccio Communications (CRC), a PR and digital marketing agency. CRC builds brands and identifies newsworthy ways for their clients to exceed their goals. They offer services for PR, SEO, content marketing, influencer marketing, social media, and more.
buyer: 360PR+
360PR+ is a leading independent integrated communications agency. 360PR+ creates bold, headline-making, conversation-driving campaigns for some of the most trusted global brands. They provide services for PR, influencer marketing, social media, content creation, events and more. "
target: Cindy Riccio Communications
Cindy Riccio Communications (CRC) is a PR and digital marketing agency. CRC builds brands and identifies newsworthy ways for their clients to exceed their goals and captivate audiences. They offer services for PR, SEO, content marketing, influencer marketing, social media, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/26/2022 via Company Press Release

AMO Strategic Advisors, acquired Tinkle

synopsis: /amo, a leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies, has acquired a majority stake in Tinkle, a leading PR and communications agency in Spain and Portugal. Tinkle provides tailored and innovative communication solutions that connects people to brands. They offer services for PR and social media management.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: AMO Strategic Advisors
/amo is the leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies. They provide sophisticated communications counsel for reputation management, M&A and capital market transactions, media relations, investor relations and corporate crises. "
target: Tinkle
Tinkle is a leading PR and communications agency in Spain and Portugal. Tinkle provides tailored and innovative communication solutions that connects people to brands. They offer services for PR and social media management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Flight Story, acquired R. Agency

synopsis: Flight Story, a marketing consultancy in the UK, has acquired R. Agency, a London-based communications agency for the digital age. R. Agency provides a range of PR and social media services. The agency creates unforgettable product launches and impactful media relations campaigns that help brands to stand out both online and off.
buyer: Flight Story
Flight Story is a marketing consultancy in the UK. Flight Story builds resilient retail investor communities around great public companies. They provide companies with the people, process and technology they need to build a resilient retail investor community around their story. "
target: R. Agency
R. Agency is a London-based communications agency for the digital age. R. Agency provides a range of PR and social media services. The agency creates unforgettable product launches and impactful media relations campaigns that help brands to stand out both online and off.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/19/2022 via BNC Analysis

JVWEB SAS, acquired Ocere

synopsis: JVWEB, a French digital marketing group, has acquired Ocere, a top digital marketing agency in the UK. Ocere offers bespoke outreach campaigns and technical services to businesses covering all major verticals. They provide services for SEO, creative content, digital PR, PPC management, online reputation management, and more.
buyer: JVWEB SAS
JVWEB is a French digital marketing group. JVWEB helps businesses to build and optimize their digital visibility and acquisition strategies. They specialize in search engine marketing, social ads, SEO, Google Adwords, sponsored links, and more. "
target: Ocere
Ocere is a top digital marketing agency in the UK. Ocere offers bespoke outreach campaigns and technical services to businesses covering all major verticals. They provide services for SEO, creative content, digital PR, PPC management, online reputation management, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/12/2022 via Company Press Release

Elevato Digital, will acquire Markitors

synopsis: Elevato, a digital agency that helps businesses elevate through all things web, will acquire Markitors, a leading SEO agency for growing small and mid-market businesses. Markitors creates data-driven SEO strategies that are laser focused on their client's unique business goals. They also provide services for digital PR and content marketing.
buyer: Elevato Digital
Elevato is a digital agency that helps businesses elevate through all things web. Elevato are experts at web engineering, video production, branding, graphic design, web hosting, and more. They offer services for web development, SEO, social media, content marketing, logo design, and more. "
target: Markitors
Markitors is a leading SEO agency for growing small and mid-market businesses. Markitors creates data-driven SEO strategies that are laser focused on their client's unique business goals. They also provide services for digital PR and content marketing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2022 via BusinessWire

Broadhead, acquired HMH Agency

synopsis: broadhead has acquired HMH Agency, a Portland, Oregon-based firm known nationally for its creative work powering brands that are driving the future of transportation. For broadhead, the addition of HMH Agency complements and diversifies an agency well known for its work in the agriculture, food, and wellness channels.
buyer: Broadhead
broadhead is the largest independent, full-service marketing agency in Minnesota, serving a diverse set of clients in the food, farm and wellness categories. Founded in 2001, broadhead is an employee-owned company with a brand portfolio that includes broadhead and its strategy group Rabbit. "
target: HMH Agency
HMH is a full-service creative agency powering brands that are creating the future of transportation. HMH offers strategy, advertising, content creation, design, digital and mobile solutions, media, public relations, social media, and photography and video services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

1905 New Media, acquired Arco & Associates

synopsis: 1905 New Media, an integrated marketing communications firm, has acquired Arco + Associates, LLC, a full-service marketing communications firm. Arco helps organizations to focus their marketing investments and increase their bottom lines. The company specializes in content creation, branding, social media advertising, and public relations.
buyer: 1905 New Media
1905 New Media is an integrated marketing communications firm. 1905 New Media uses a proven approach to help guide aspiring brands through today’s marketing maze. They specalize in branding, digital marketing, custom website and app development, public relations, and commercial printing. "
target: Arco & Associates
Arco & Associates is a full-service marketing communications firm. Arco helps organizations to focus their marketing investments and increase their bottom lines. The company specializes in strategic planning, content creation, branding, social media advertising, and public relations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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