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closed 1/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Broadcasting Center Europe SA, acquired Freecaster SPRL

synopsis: Luxemburg-based Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) has fully acquired Freecaster, an online video service provider specialised in production and streaming of content. Freecaster’s services span across the entire video value chain from production to world-wide streaming via a proprietary online video platform.
buyer parent: RTL Group
buyer: Broadcasting Center Europe SA
Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) is a European leader in media services, system integration and software development in the areas of television, radio, production and postproduction, telecommunication and IT. "
target: Freecaster SPRL
Freecaster is an online video service provider specialised in production and streaming of content. Freecaster is a live 4K video production and streaming service provider to fashion houses, music festivals and broadcasters. Freecaster is based in Belgium and France.
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announced 7/30/2021 via PR Newswire

VNUE, Inc., will acquire Stage It Corp.

synopsis: Music technology company VNUE, Inc. will acquire StageIt, one of the earliest and most prominent live streaming companies. The StageIt service is complimentary with VNUE's set.fm mobile and web platform, and the company will add a feature that not only allows fans to enjoy a livestream but purchase the audio of the performance afterwards.
buyer: VNUE, Inc. (OTCPK:VNUE:$0.01)
VNUE is a multi-faceted music technology company dedicated to monetizing the live music experience for artists, labels, writers, and publishers, with products such as its set.fm instant content distribution platform, "instant live" pioneer DiscLive, and music recognition technology Soundstr. "
target: Stage It Corp.
StageIt, the premier online experience connecting artists and their fans, is a web-based live streaming platform. StageIt helps performers navigate the intricacies of the online live streaming space, providing a stage for every creator and a front row seat for every fan.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sofar Sounds, acquired Seated, Inc.

synopsis: Sofar Sounds, a music events company in the UK, has acquired Seated, a ticketing services platform for live music. Seated provides a frictionless ticketing experience for live events and live streams. Their platform makes it easy for fans to buy tickets and watch live streams of their favorite artists.
buyer: Sofar Sounds
Sofar Sounds is a music events company in the UK. Sofar offers curated, secret performances in more than 400 cities around the world. Their performances are hosted in everyday spaces, from living rooms and rooftops, to retail stores. "
target: Seated, Inc.
Seated is a ticketing services platform for live music. Seated provides a frictionless ticketing experience for live events and live streams. Their platform makes it easy for fans to buy tickets and watch live streams of their favorite artists.
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closed 1/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Veeps

synopsis: Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, has acquired a majority stake in Veeps, a leading livestream concert platform for the music industry. Veeps enables artists to create and manage their own ticketed livestreams and events. The platform allows fans to purchase tickets and watch live concerts from the comfort of their homes.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Veeps
Veeps is a leading livestream concert platform for the music industry. Veeps enables artists to create and manage their own ticketed livestreams, tours, and events. The platform allows music fans to purchase tickets and watch live concerts from the comfort of their homes.
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closed 1/3/2018 via Berkery

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Qello Concerts

synopsis: Stingray announced that it has acquired the assets of New-York based Qello Concerts, the world's leading over-the-top (OTT) streaming service for full-length, on-demand concerts and music documentaries - reaching users in more than 160 countries.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$199.89)
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. "
target: Qello Concerts
Qello Concerts is the world's leading over-the-top (OTT) streaming service for full-length, on-demand concerts and music documentaries - reaching users in more than 160 countries.
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closed 1/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Zuzeen merged with Rushmore,

synopsis: Rushmore announced a merger with Madrid-based startup Zuzeen. Zuzeen is a solution to help artists create and deliver all their live content (performances, interviews, live sessions, master classes, chats) to engage their global fans community, using their mobile or computer device from anywhere to everyone at any time.
buyer: Rushmore
Rushmore.fe is a Rushmore.fm is a the London-based music community startup platform that brings fans and artists together to close the disconnect. "
target: Zuzeen
Zuzeen is a solution to help artists create and deliver all their live content (performances, interviews, live sessions, master classes, chats...) to engage their global fans community, using their mobile or computer device from anywhere to everyone at any time.
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announced 5/14/2013 via PR Newswire

Bitzio, Inc., will acquire Tech Hollywood Studios Corp.

synopsis: Bitzio, Inc., a mobile media and app company, has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Tech Hollywood Studios Corp ("Tech Hollywood"). Tech Hollywood is developing IWantIt, a highly scalable technology platform comprised of a front-end mobile app being deployed on all major mobile platforms, and a comprehensive back-end commerce platform.
buyer: Bitzio, Inc. (BTZO:$0.29)
Bitzio is a leading mobile media and app development company focused on connecting fans of large entertainment and sports properties with the players, celebrities and teams they love. Powering these apps is the Bitzio Engine, which captures valuable user data and drives increased user monetization. "
target: Tech Hollywood Studios Corp.
Tech Hollywood is a technology provider and interactive media company. They are developing IWantIt, a highly scalable technology platform comprised of a front-end app for mobile devices, and a comprehensive back-end commerce platform
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announced 4/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Trenders, will acquire MimiTV Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Trenders, a marketing company that engages in media management and media and influencer PR businesses, will be acquiring MimiTV, a cosmetic media company that was created to help late teens to young twenties females with makeup, hair, and cosmetics.
buyer: Trenders (TSE:6069:$14.57)
Based in Japan, Trenders develops and provides marketing solutions to many industries. They engage in media management, and media and influencer PR businesses. They help companies by planning corresponding to diversification and segmentation of consumers. "
target parent: Crooz
target: MimiTV Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, MimiTV is a cosmetic media company that relays information such as makeup, hair arrangement, cosmetics, etc. They use trends to relay their information on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, as well as their own phone app, MimiTV application.
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closed 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Songtradr, acquired Pretzel Rocks

synopsis: Songtradr, the world's largest B2B music licensing marketplace, has acquired Pretzel, the world's first platform to provide stream-safe music for livestreamers. In addition to solving live streaming monetization, Pretzel offers rights holders such as artists and labels exposure to millions of new, highly engaged listeners through live broadcasts.
buyer: Songtradr
Songtradr is the largest B2B music licensing marketplace in the world, providing music creators and rights owners with a complete tech-enabled solution for rights management and monetization while providing B2B music users with highly-efficient, AI guided access to music. "
target: Pretzel Rocks
Pretzel is the first music streaming service fully licensed for live stream content creators on platforms such as Twitch and YouTube. Pretzel develops technology that solves the complexities of multi-party music licensing while paying royalties efficiently and transparently to rights holders.
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closed 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Songtradr, acquired Pretzel Rocks

synopsis: Songtradr, the world's largest B2B music licensing marketplace, has acquired Pretzel, the world's first platform to provide stream-safe music for livestreamers. In addition to solving live streaming monetization, Pretzel offers rights holders such as artists and labels exposure to millions of new, highly engaged listeners through live broadcasts.
buyer: Songtradr
Songtradr is the largest B2B music licensing marketplace in the world, providing music creators and rights owners with a complete tech-enabled solution for rights management and monetization while providing B2B music users with highly-efficient, AI guided access to music. "
target: Pretzel Rocks
Pretzel is the first music streaming service fully licensed for live stream content creators on platforms such as Twitch and YouTube. Pretzel develops technology that solves the complexities of multi-party music licensing while paying royalties efficiently and transparently to rights holders.
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announced 3/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., will acquire Tidal Music

synopsis: Square Inc. is acquiring majority stake in Tidal, a subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music. Tidal was launched in 2014.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target parent: Project Panther Bidco Ltd
target: Tidal Music
Tidal is a subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music. Tidal was launched in 2014.
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closed 8/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

MelodyVR, acquired Napster

synopsis: MelodyVR is acquiring Rhapsody International, which does business as Napster. Napster is the original music service, created by music lovers for music lovers. They have a huge catalog of over 40 million tracks, with new music added every day. You can play all the music you want, as often as you want.
buyer: MelodyVR
MelodyVR is the destination for music in virtual reality. From the side of the stage, to deep in the crowd, lose yourself in a world of live performances, wherever you are. "
target parent: RealNetworks, Inc.
target: Napster
Rhapsody International, dba Napster, is the original music service, created by music lovers for music lovers. They have a huge catalog of over 40 million tracks, with new music added every day. You can play all the music you want, as often as you want.
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$26 [$70]
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$113
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closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Syco Entertainment, acquired Syco Entertainment

synopsis: Simon Cowell has bought out Sony Music Entertainment’s 75% share in their joint venture Syco Holdings, which owns TV formats such as “Got Talent” and “The X Factor.” Syco Holdings, to be renamed Syco Entertainment, retains ownership of all the company’s television formats.
buyer: Syco Entertainment
Simon Cowell executive produces and serves as a judge on NBC’s highly popular alternative series “America’s Got Talent” and “America’s Got Talent: The Champions.” Cowell is a record company executive, television and film producer and global entertainment icon. "
target parent: Sony Corporation
target: Syco Entertainment
Syco Entertainment, Simon Cowell’s joint venture with Sony Music, is one of the world’s leading global music, television and film production companies, responsible for some of the most successful global entertainment franchises. Syco’s television assets include Got Talent and The X Factor.
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closed 2/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Loop Media, Inc. merged with Interlink Plus, Inc.,

synopsis: Interlink Plus, Inc., a professional Trade Show Services provider, has completed its merger with Loop Media, Inc., an innovative premium streaming media company based in Burbank, CA that builds products and solutions for both businesses and consumers.
buyer: Interlink Plus, Inc. (OTCPK:ITRK:$0.04)
InterLink Plus is a professional Trade Show Services provider in Las Vegas offering a wide array of affordable trade show services including staffing, marketing, booth design and set up. "
target: Loop Media, Inc. (OTCPK:LPTV:$3.38)
Loop Media, Inc., is an innovative premium streaming media company building products and solutions for both businesses and consumers. Loop Media is based in Burbank, CA.
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announced 1/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Akazoo will be merged with Modern Media Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Modern Media Acquisition Corp. (MMDM), a special purpose acquisition company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with Akazoo Ltd, a global digital music streaming platform based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Modern Media Acquisition Corp.
Modern Media Acquisition Corp. (MMDM) is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, acquisition or similar business combination sponsored by Modern Media, LLC. "
target: Akazoo
Founded in 2010, Akazoo is a UK-based, global, on-demand music streaming subscription company with a focus on emerging markets. Akazoo’s Premium service provides subscribers with unlimited online and offline streaming access to a catalog of over 45 million songs on a commercial-free basis.
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announced 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

MTN Group, will acquire Simfy

synopsis: MTN Group, a telecommunications group based in South Africa, is to acquire Simfy Africa (Pty) Ltd, a music-streaming business also based in South Africa. With over 36 million tracks to choose from, people can experience a different song every day.
buyer: MTN Group (JSE:MTN:$9,278.65)
MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. They offer an integrated suite of communications products and services, including traditional mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services. "
target: Simfy
Simfy Africa (Pty) Ltd is a music-streaming business. The company is based in South Africa. With over 36 million tracks to choose from, people can experience a different song every day.
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closed 2/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Pandora Media, Inc.

synopsis: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Pandora Media, Inc. With the transaction complete, SiriusXM is the world's largest audio entertainment company with strong, long-term growth opportunities. Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,040.00)
SiriusXM is one of the world's largest audio entertainment companies and is among the largest subscription media companies in the United States, offering an array of exclusive content to satisfy many interests. "
target: Pandora Media, Inc. (P:$1,478.00)
Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform. They are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,978 [$2,807]
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$1,478
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closed 12/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Saavn, LLC merged with JioMusic,

synopsis: Reliance Industries has acquired an 81.7 percent stake in New York-based music streaming services provider Saavn, which has merged with Reliance's JioMusic service. Saavn is one of South Asia's leading digital music streaming services, with 36 million tracks in 15 languages.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: JioMusic
JioMusic provides truly unlimited ad-free access to HD music with over 16 million songs in over 20 languages. The JioMusic app lets users listen and download their favorite HD Songs without any additional charges, anytime, anywhere. "
target: Saavn, LLC
Founded in 2007, Saavn is one of South Asia's leading digital music streaming services, transforming how people around the world access and experience music on a daily basis. Saavn is currently accessed across the globe and offers 36 million tracks in 15 languages.
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closed 6/2/2016 via Company Press Release

Warner Music Group, acquired X5 Music Group

synopsis: Warner Music Group has acquired X5 Music Group (X5). X5 specializes in licensing deep catalog and specific genres of music to create playlists, streaming and download products. X5 will continue to operate as a standalone company under its existing management.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner Music Group
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled By Ramen, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word, as well as Warner/Chappell Music. "
target: X5 Music Group
X5 Music Group is a global Music company based in Stockholm, Sweden and in New York, specialized in the digital download market. X5 license digital rights from select media partners for sales and marketing of music.
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closed 3/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

KickStarter LLC, acquired Drip.com, Inc.

synopsis: Kickstarter, which aims to let creative people of all kinds raise money for their projects by connecting directly with fans, has acquired Drip, a service that lets music artists engage with fans with new work and previews while drawing revenue from the platform. The company is based in Brooklyn, NY.
buyer: KickStarter LLC
Kickstarter aims to let creative people of all kinds — journalists, artists, musicians, game developers, entrepreneurs, bloggers — raise money for their projects by connecting directly with fans, who receive exclusive access and rewards in exchange for their patronage. "
target: Drip.com, Inc.
Drip is a service that lets music artists engage with fans with new work and previews while drawing revenue from the platform. The company is based in Brooklyn, NY.
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closed 1/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Broadcasting Center Europe SA, acquired Freecaster SPRL

synopsis: Luxemburg-based Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) has fully acquired Freecaster, an online video service provider specialised in production and streaming of content. Freecaster’s services span across the entire video value chain from production to world-wide streaming via a proprietary online video platform.
buyer parent: RTL Group
buyer: Broadcasting Center Europe SA
Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) is a European leader in media services, system integration and software development in the areas of television, radio, production and postproduction, telecommunication and IT. "
target: Freecaster SPRL
Freecaster is an online video service provider specialised in production and streaming of content. Freecaster is a live 4K video production and streaming service provider to fashion houses, music festivals and broadcasters. Freecaster is based in Belgium and France.
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closed 1/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Broadcasting Center Europe SA, acquired Freecaster SPRL

synopsis: Luxemburg-based Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) has fully acquired Freecaster, an online video service provider specialised in production and streaming of content. Freecaster’s services span across the entire video value chain from production to world-wide streaming via a proprietary online video platform.
buyer parent: RTL Group
buyer: Broadcasting Center Europe SA
Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) is a European leader in media services, system integration and software development in the areas of television, radio, production and postproduction, telecommunication and IT. "
target: Freecaster SPRL
Freecaster is an online video service provider specialised in production and streaming of content. Freecaster is a live 4K video production and streaming service provider to fashion houses, music festivals and broadcasters. Freecaster is based in Belgium and France.
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closed 2/25/2013 via BusinessWire

Invision Inc., acquired Theory M

synopsis: Invision, Inc., the leading provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry, announced that it has acquired Theory M, a provider of strategic consulting services and custom software development and design to the media industry.
buyer: Invision Inc.
Founded in 1993, Invision Inc. is the leading provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry. Invision's systems are trusted by top media content providers to manage over $13 billion in advertising revenue each year. "
target: Theory M
Theory M is a Strategic Consulting and Technology Services firm dedicated to the Media Industry. Their team has a successful history executing strategic consulting projects for large media companies and managing large media system development projects and implementations.
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announced 11/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Xoriant Corporation, will acquire MooWee, Inc.

synopsis: Xoriant Corporation, a leading software product engineering and product consulting services company, announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held MooWee Inc., of Los Altos, California.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Xoriant Corporation
Xoriant Corporation is a Product Development/Engineering and Product Consulting Services company, providing full life cycle software development and engineering services to technology companies and product implementation and integration services to the customers of clients. "
target: MooWee, Inc.
MooWee Inc. is an innovative company providing next generation products and professional services for internet videos, interactive TV, cross-platform interactivity (TV, PC, and Mobile), video recommendations and personalization.
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closed 4/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Ross Video Limited, acquired Coiron, Inc

synopsis: Ottawa-based Ross Video, a provider of video production solutions, has acquired Coiron, Inc., a technology company that develops software solutions for TV and Broadcasting. Coiron, Inc. has partnered with Ross Video to develop a suite of popular applications for use with the XPression family of real-time motion graphics systems.
buyer: Ross Video Limited
Canada-based Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of high impact, high efficiency production solutions. Ross makes it easy to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, and various other entertainment and educational content."
target: Coiron, Inc
Coiron is a US-based technology company that develops software solutions for TV and Broadcasting. The company has also created Realtime 3D graphics for prime-time projects like dynamic Elections Graphics, Virtual Sets, and Augmented Reality.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Safari Books Online, LLC, acquired ThreePress Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: Safari® Books Online, the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media and business professionals, announced it has acquired Massachusetts-based Threepress Consulting Inc. Threepress’ technology expertise includes EPUB tools, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript technology and digital publishing methodologies.
buyer: Safari Books Online, LLC
Safari Books Online is an on-demand digital library that delivers expert content in both book and video form from the world’s leading authors in technology and business. "
target: ThreePress Consulting, Inc.
Threepress Consulting, Inc. provides expert consulting services and software engineering in digital publishing. The company is the maker of the Ibis Reader online EPUB reading system.
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closed 7/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Amino Technologies plc, acquired 24i Media B.V.

synopsis: Amino Communications, a UK global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, announced that it has acquired 24i, a Dutch company that creates and deploys TV apps for every screen, from set-top boxes, SmartTVs and media players to game consoles, tablets and mobile phones.
buyer: Amino Technologies plc (AIM:AMO:$82.70)
Headquartered in the UK, Amino is a global leader in media and entertainment technology solutions and an IPTV pioneer. Amino enables operators to meet the challenges they face as broadcast TV and online video moves to an all-IP future with managed over-the-top (OTT) offerings. "
target: 24i Media B.V.
Headquartered in the Netherlands, 24i creates and deploys TV apps for any screen. With a team of elite designers and expert developers and a unique technology framework, 24i services leading media companies, networks, broadcasters, operators and content owners, including RTL, Viacom and VEO.
price ($mm)
$25*
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$3
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$0
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closed 5/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

24i Media B.V., acquired Mautilus, s.r.o.

synopsis: 24i Media (24i), a global TV app developer, announced the acquisition of Mautilus, the Czech TV app agency. Mautilus develops TV apps for multiple platforms, including smart TVs, mobile, HbbTV, as well as for games consoles, set-top boxes.
buyer: 24i Media B.V.
24i Media is a global TV app developer based in the Netherlands. Their award-winning technology helps customers develop and deploy apps faster and more efficiently on all devices, screens and platforms. 24i delivers OTT apps that are designed to maximize ROI and create seamless consumer experiences."
target: Mautilus, s.r.o.
Mautilus is a Czech TV app agency. Mautilus develops TV apps for multiple platforms, including smart TVs, mobile, HbbTV, as well as for games consoles, set-top boxes.
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Globant, Inc., acquired Ratio Interactive LLC

synopsis: Globant, a digitally native technology services company focused on creating digital journeys, announced the strategic acquisition of Ratio, a leading digital services company specialized on video streaming solutions.
buyer: Globant, Inc. (GLOB:$892.74)
Globant is a digitally native technology services company that creates digital journeys for its customers, which impact millions of consumers. Globant is the place where engineering, design, and innovation meet scale. "
target: Ratio Interactive LLC
Ratio, a leading digital services company specialized on video streaming solutions. Ratio's main differentiator is not only to develop and deliver robust digital experiences and video streaming solutions for major media companies, but also offers a transformative OTT platform, RTV, to its customers.
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closed 12/8/2016 via PR Newswire

DTS, Inc., acquired All In Media

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a global leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced the acquisition of All In Media, a leading worldwide supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. All In Media's deep experience in broadcasting and mobile app development has led to the creation of more than 500 radio station apps.
buyer parent: Tessera Holding Corporation
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
Since 1993, DTS, Inc. has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its pioneering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema, automotive and beyond, DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. "
target: All In Media
All In Media is a leading worldwide supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. All In Media's deep experience in broadcasting and mobile app development has led to the creation of more than 500 radio station apps worldwide.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Cvent, Inc., acquired QuickMobile

synopsis: Cvent, Inc., a market leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, announced it has completed the acquisition of QuickMobile, a pioneer of mobile event apps, based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Cvent, Inc. (CVT:$219.51)
Cvent, Inc. is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company with more than 25,000 customers. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, email marketing, and web surveys. "
target: QuickMobile
QuickMobile is the global leader of mobile event apps for meetings and conferences. Their experts work with event and meeting professionals to develop fully branded event apps that help drive participation, meet stakeholder goals, and keep attendees happy from opening to closing remarks.
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closed 4/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

The Freeman Companies, acquired Info Salons Australia Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Freeman announced it has acquired digital technology company Info Salons, a leading provider of registration and attendee database management solutions. Info Salons' bespoke software solutions assist organisers in connecting their buyers and event content to the exhibitor communities they serve.
buyer: The Freeman Companies
Freeman is the world’s largest brand experience company. They help clients design, plan, and deliver immersive experiences. Through comprehensive solutions including strategy, creative, logistics, digital solutions, and event technology, Freeman helps increase engagement and drive business results. "
target: Info Salons Australia Pty Ltd.
Info Salons, the leading event technology company for registration and attendee database management, delivers custom built applications that enhance their clients’ events. Their bespoke software solutions assist organisers in connecting buyers and event content to their exhibitor communities.
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closed 2/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Patron Technology, acquired Greencopper

synopsis: Patron Technology, an industry-leading ticketing and event experience software company, announced it has acquired Greencopper, a global provider of mobile and web technologies for live events.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology provides innovative and industry-leading technology that enables its customers to create deeper and more profitable relationships with their ticket buyers, fans, and supporters. Patron Technology is building a platform that addresses other sectors of the ticketing & CRM market. "
target: Greencopper
Greencopper provides engaging technology solutions to some of the most prestigious music festivals around the world. Innovations range from cutting-edge mobile apps to powerful web and social media engines, as well as interactive music discovery tools.
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closed 2/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Switch Media, acquired Mediasmiths

synopsis: One of the world leaders in online video technology, Switch Media, has acquired Swedish based media systems integration consultancy, Mediasmiths AB. Mediasmiths has built an impressive client list of major broadcasters, content owners and service providers, as a result of its expertise in media workflows, integrating broadcast systems.
buyer: Switch Media
Switch Media deliver online video solutions for a superior Live and On-Demand viewing experience – anywhere, anytime, on any device. Switch Media design, develop and deliver tailored OTT solutions for a diverse range of industries. They are based in Australia. "
target: Mediasmiths
Mediasmiths is a Swedish based media systems integration consultancy. Mediasmiths has built an impressive client list of major broadcasters, content owners and service providers, as a result of its expertise in media workflows, integrating broadcast systems.
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closed 6/28/2017 via PR Newswire

WoodWing USA, acquired Emerge Consulting, Ltd.

synopsis: WoodWing USA, a multichannel publishing and digital asset management software provider, announced it has acquired the assets of Emerge Consulting, Ltd., an integration and workflow consultancy. With the expertise acquired in this deal, WoodWing USA adds integration, managed services and hosting services to its line of solutions.
buyer parent: WoodWing Software
buyer: WoodWing USA
WoodWing USA is a market leader in multichannel publishing and digital asset management software. Their Content Station solution allows contributors to upload and preview content, assign work and publish print and digital content, and their Elvis DAM solution provides sophisticated file management. "
target: Emerge Consulting, Ltd.
Emerge Consulting, Ltd. is an integration and workflow consultancy. Specializing in systems integration and support, the Emerge team has a long history of providing their clients with the highest level of service possible.
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closed 3/22/2017 via Company Press Release

Qvest Media, acquired Mesclado

synopsis: Qvest Media, a leading systems architect for broadcasting and media technology, has acquired Mesclado, one of the most experienced companies in the fields of technology consultancy services in the French mediascape.
buyer: Qvest Media
Qvest Media is a world leading systems architect in the fields of broadcasting and media technology, specializing in the television, media and telecommunications industries. "
target: Mesclado
Mesclado is one of the most experienced companies in the fields of technology consultancy services in the French mediascape. The company assists leading organisations from the worlds of TV, publishing and telecommunications with the analysis, development and implementation of tech projects.
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closed 7/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Teleca AB, acquired Triple Play Integration

synopsis: Teleca, a world-leading supplier of solutions and services to the mobile and connected devices industries, has acquired Triple Play Integration (TPI). TPI offers strong capabilities around Adobe Flash and digital TV technologies. The company will spearhead Teleca’s consumer electronics activities and enable new growth in that domain.
buyer: Teleca AB
Teleca is a world-leading supplier of software services to the mobile communications industry. The company offers world class operations and execution capability, both on-site and offshore. Teleca helps drive down development time and costs for leading industry players. "
target: Triple Play Integration
Triple Play Integration provides the resources, expertise and tools for customers to evaluate, design, test and deploy their interactive and enhanced consumer electronics solutions. It has a premier customer base, including some of the largest technology, silicon, and media companies in the world.
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closed 12/30/2015 via Company Press Release

BrandMaster, acquired Gothia Adb AB

synopsis: BrandMaster, a leading software and consultancy company within Brand Management and MRM (Marketing Resource Management) have acquired Gothia Adb AB. The company is a consulting firm with some of the Nordic’s most sought after experts when it comes to streamlining marketing and publishing related workflows.
buyer: BrandMaster
BrandMaster is an online marketing platform, designed to help plan, collect, share, adapt, and distribute all marketing online. "
target: Gothia Adb AB
Gothia are experts in marketing and publishing workflows and very experienced in areas such as lean management, process development, and change management.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Brown Printing Company, acquired Nellymoser, Inc.

synopsis: Brown Printing Company announced the acquisition of Nellymoser, Inc., a mobile marketing and technology company. Nellymoser is a pioneer in rich media delivery, offering a mobile companion application platform with self-service tools and packaged print-to-digital solutions, which are deployed by their customers as cross media campaigns.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann AG
buyer: Brown Printing Company
Brown Printing Company proudly serves America’s premier magazine publishers and catalogers with premedia, printing, distribution and integrated digital solutions. Its portfolio includes special interest publications, consumer publications, business-to-business publications, catalogs, and inserts. "
target parent: SoftBank Capital
target: Nellymoser, Inc.
Nellymoser, Inc., a mobile marketing and technology company creates mobile companion apps and cross-media campaigns, triggered using smartphones. The result is instant multimedia, interactive and up-to-date content designed to deliver consumer engagement, foster brand loyalty and drive revenue.
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closed 1/9/2012 via PR Newswire

Adfortel, acquired The AppFabrik

synopsis: Adfortel, a supplier of audio based mobile advertising services such as VoiceAds and TuneAds has acquired app developer The AppFabrik. This will expand Adfortel's audio based lines of business to apps and suits its strategic developments. Financial details are not to be disclosed.
buyer: Adfortel
Adfortel develops and provides innovative mobile advertising and content solutions such as VoiceAds, TuneAds and various Apps. "
target: The AppFabrik
The AppFabrik is a young company dedicated to developing innovative apps combining audio with fun and recurring business models.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Viaccess-Orca Ltd., acquired BigHill Companies Oy

synopsis: Viaccess-Orca, a global leader in the protection and enhancement of content services, announced that it has acquired BigHill, a Finland-based software company that specializes in developing mobile apps for TV content.
buyer parent: Orange S.A.
buyer: Viaccess-Orca Ltd.
As a leading global provider of content protection, delivery, and discovery solutions, Viaccess-Orca is shaping the ultimate content experience. By enabling service providers to securely deliver an engaging user experience on any device, Viaccess-Orca is reinventing the entertainment landscape. "
target: BigHill Companies Oy
BigHill is a Finland-based software company that specializes in developing mobile apps for TV content. Since 2009, BigHill has provided mobile TV applications to Orange on iOS® and Android™ devices.
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closed 6/13/2016 via Company Press Release

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired DoApp, Inc.

synopsis: Newscycle Solutions, a leading provider of software and services for the global media industry, announced it has acquired DoApp, Inc, a mobile application development and mobile ad network company. With over 500 customers using the DoApp platform, the company has developed more than 1500 mobile apps for the news publishing and broadcast industries.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
Newscycle develops and delivers software technology that empowers the global news media industry. Their solutions enable publishers to thrive in a rapidly transforming market. They help their clients to create stronger, better informed communities. "
target: DoApp, Inc.
DoApp Inc. designs mobile applications (apps) and websites for the broadcast, radio, and newspaper industries and has built a mobile ad network that enables local businesses to quickly and easily advertise on mobile and tablet devices.
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Ticker: OTCPK:VNUE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VNUE, Inc.
VNUE, Inc., is a music technology company dedicated to further monetizing the live music experience for artists, labels, writers, publishers, and stakeholders by leveraging automation technology in the instant live space. VNUE has a trifecta of solutions that will revolutionize the music business.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: OTCPK:LIVX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LivexLive Media
LivexLive Media
LiveXLive Media, Inc. is a consolidated group of media and tech assets, including the LiveXLive platform, which is one of the world's only premium internet streaming networks devoted to live music and music-related video content.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$54.07
EBITDA ($mm)
($19.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($27.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
76
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Ticker: SPOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spotify Ltd
Spotify Ltd
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$9,696.50
EBITDA ($mm)
($243.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($286.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5584
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Ticker: TSX:RAY.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stingray Digital Media Group
Stingray Digital Media Group
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 135 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 127 countries.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$199.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$76.52
EBIT ($mm)
$54.72
Net Income ($mm)
$36.14
Employees
1200
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Ticker: OTCPK:LPTV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loop Media, Inc.
Loop Media, Inc.
Loop is the first media company focused on fully integrated 360-degree engagement of music videos and other premium short-form content by consumers and businesses. Loop improves the entire viewing experience for premium short-form content by focusing on venues and consumers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: IWDM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Radioio, Inc.
Radioio, Inc.
Radioio, Inc. provides an internet radio platform that delivers streamed music anytime and anywhere on connected devices. RadioIO's full-service background music and messaging ecosystem supports large franchise businesses and other vertical markets.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$1.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.87)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.95)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:BOOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Audioboom
Audioboom
AudioBoom is the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content. With offices in London, Melbourne, Mumbai and New York City, they host thousands of podcasts with top tier audio content producers from around the world.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: MSTO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Masterbeat Corporation
Masterbeat Corporation
Masterbeat Corporation, a privately-held digital music company, was formed in 2007 to launch the www.masterbeat.com website, making dance music, remixes and electronica more readily available to consumers on the internet.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$1.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: US:UBCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ubroadcast, Inc.
ubroadcast, Inc.
UBCI's ubroadcast.com allows users to produce and broadcast LIVE and On Demand television and radio in high quality. By blending this user-generated content and UBCI's programming in a single application, UBCI bridges the gap between Internet video and traditional network radio and television.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$0.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.34)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: OTCPK:SLCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spotlight Capital Holdings, Inc.
Spotlight Capital Holdings, Inc.
Spotlight Capital Holdings, Inc. operates through three divisions: films, music and concerts. The Spotlight Films division is engaged in the production of genre pictures. The Spotlight Music Division is engaged in providing music and videos.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: SEHK:800
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A8 New Media Group Limited
A8 New Media Group Limited
A8 New Media Group Limited is a Chinese company devoted to building the music-based entertainment industry chain based on mobile internet and the prime game publishing platform. The aim of the Group was to build the biggest entertainment platform for young people.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$17.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.17
EBIT ($mm)
$3.23
Net Income ($mm)
$2.81
Employees
146
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Ticker: WSE:DGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Avenue S.A.
Digital Avenue S.A.
Digital Avenue is a publisher of the largest Polish website for sharing photos - Fotosik.pl, Styl.fm - one of the leaders in the segment of women's websites about fashion and beauty brings together innovative internet and mobile projects around which virtual communities are built.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A041510
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
S.M. Entertainment Co., Ltd.
S.M. Entertainment is one of the largest entertainment companies in South Korea. The company operates as a record label, talent agency, music production company, event management and concert production company, and music publishing house.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$293.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.60
EBIT ($mm)
$10.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
247
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Ticker: TSE:7860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Avex Group Holdings Inc.
Avex Group Holdings Inc. is the holding company for a group of entertainment-related subsidiaries based in Japan. Their subsidiary, Avex Entertainment Inc. operates as a music recording company which also provides theme music soundtracks to many anime and a few video games.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,411.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$162.83
EBIT ($mm)
$142.73
Net Income ($mm)
$74.49
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:7844
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marvelous, Inc.
Marvelous, Inc.
Marvelous Inc, provides Online game planning, production and sales of home video game software in the planning, development, production and sales planning, development and operation of amusement housing planning, production, and sale of music and video content.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$213.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.71
EBIT ($mm)
$35.66
Net Income ($mm)
$17.60
Employees
451
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Ticker: BSQR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BSQUARE Corporation
BSQUARE Corporation
BSQUARE Corporation is an industry leader with a proven track record in providing production-ready software products, engineering services, solutions and automated testing for smart, connected devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$96.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.15
EBIT ($mm)
$4.29
Net Income ($mm)
$6.16
Employees
215
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Ticker: TSE:3823
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acrodea, Inc.
Acrodea, Inc.
Acrodea provides services and solutions that target smartphones and other mobile devices. They offer service platform provisioning and provide solutions that support software conceptualization, design, and sales for mobile telecom carriers, mobile handset manufacturers, content providers, etc.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$13.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.89)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
83
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Ticker: BSE:532400
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KPIT
KPIT
KPIT is a fast-growing product engineering and IT consulting partner to Automotive, Manufacturing and Energy & Utilities companies. KPIT currently partners with 200+ global corporations including Original Equipment Manufacturers, semiconductor companies and Tier 1 companies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$275.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.42
EBIT ($mm)
$25.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.88
Employees
7125
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Ticker: EDGW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edgewater Technology, Inc.
Edgewater Technology, Inc.
Edgewater helps business leaders drive transformational change through its unique selection of business and technology services and specialized product-based solutions. Edgewater partners with Oracle and Microsoft to offer Business Analytics, BI, ERP, and CRM solutions.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$108.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.86
EBIT ($mm)
$4.72
Net Income ($mm)
$1.24
Employees
414
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Ticker: HOSE:FPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FPT Corporation
FPT Corporation is the global leading technology and IT services group headquartered in Vietnam. FPT delivers world-class services in Smart factory, Digital platform, RPA, AI, IoT, Enterprise Mobilization, Cloud, AR/VR, Embedded System, Application Service, BPO and more services globally.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,227.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$246.04
EBIT ($mm)
$187.81
Net Income ($mm)
$139.40
Employees
28781
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atende S.A.
Poland-based Atende provides ICT (Information and Communications Technology) solutions for companies and institutions. It specializes in three areas: ICT networks and security, high-performance computing systems and ICT infrastructure, especially for data centers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$76.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.78
EBIT ($mm)
$3.50
Net Income ($mm)
$1.79
Employees
400
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