Like SkyMall, Inc.

closed 12/5/2005 via BNC Analysis

Greenspun Media Group, Spire Capital Partners, L.P., ZelnickMedia, acquired SkyMall, Inc.

synopsis: Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc., publisher of TV Guide magazine, said Monday that it sold its SkyMall in-flight retail business for $52 million to a private equity group led by Spire Capital Partners.
buyer: Greenspun Media Group
buyer: ZelnickMedia
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
The Greenspun Media Group includes the newspaper and magazine publications In Business Las Vegas, Las Vegas Home & Design, Las Vegas Magazine (LVM) and LVM2Go, Las Vegas Life magazine, Las Vegas Weekly, and others. "
target parent: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.
target: SkyMall, Inc.
SkyMall is a specialty retailer that provides a large selection of premium-quality products and services to customers from a wide variety of merchants and partners. SkyMall is best known for its in-flight catalog, which is seen by approximately 88 percent of all U.S. airline passengers.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
$52
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

PopReach, acquired Ubiquity Agency LLC

synopsis: PopReach Corporation, a multi-platform technology company in Canada, has acquired Ubiquity Agency LLC, a marketing technology business. Ubiquity offers a performance marketing network that delivers performance driven campaigns. The company also offers a direct to consumer omnichannel marketing service, and a SaaS platform for email campaigns.
buyer: PopReach (TSXV:POPR:$18.01)
PopReach is a multi-platform technology company in Canada focused on acquiring, optimizing and growing digital media companies. Their PopReach Games business is a free-to-play game publisher focused on acquiring and optimizing proven franchises. "
target: Ubiquity Agency LLC
Ubiquity is a user acquisition and marketing technology business. Ubiquity offers a performance marketing network that delivers performance driven campaigns worldwide. The company also offers a direct to consumer omnichannel marketing service, and a SaaS platform for SMS and email campaigns.
price ($mm)
$44
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
7.6x
closed 8/4/2022 via BusinessWire

Franklin Madison, acquired SeQuel Response

synopsis: Franklin Madison, a portfolio company of Mill Point Capital, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Minnesota-based SeQuel Response, a full service direct marketing agency that offers strategy, creative, data, proprietary testing, campaign execution, and analytic services for direct mail and digital marketing campaigns.
buyer parent: Mill Point Capital
buyer: Franklin Madison
Franklin Madison builds financial security for individuals and families by delivering industry-leading insurance products and marketing services through their brand partners. The Company helps generate increased loyalty and incremental revenue for more than 3,500 financial institutions. "
target: SeQuel Response
SeQuel Response is a full service direct marketing agency that offers strategy, creative, data, proprietary testing, campaign execution, and analytic services for direct mail and digital marketing campaigns.
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closed 5/4/2022 via BusinessWire

MissionWired, acquired Chapman Cubine Allen + Hussey

synopsis: Chapman Cubine Allen + Hussey has been acquired by MissionWired, a leading provider of tech-enabled business services that support nonprofit and political clients in digital fundraising. CCAH is an award-winning full-service direct marketing firm addressing the needs of non-profit and political clients.
buyer parent: Stone-Goff Partners
buyer: MissionWired
MissionWired is a leading provider of tech-enabled business services that support nonprofit and political clients in digital fundraising. "
target: Chapman Cubine Allen + Hussey
Chapman Cubine Allen + Hussey (CCAH) is an award-winning full-service direct marketing firm addressing the needs of non-profit and political clients.
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closed 4/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

ShopFully International Group, acquired Tiendeo Web Marketing S.L.

synopsis: ShopFully, a smart shopping platform in Italy, has acquired Tiendeo, an online discount catalog platform in Spain. Tiendeo connects businesses with millions of active shoppers through machine learning and geo-profiling technology. Their online and mobile platform allows users to browse and save their favourite catalogues and local offers.
buyer: ShopFully International Group
ShopFully, well known in Italy through the brand DoveConviene, is the leading digital platform for smart shopping used by 30 million users worldwide when getting ready to go shopping in their neighborhood to save time, save money and find their favourite brands and products. "
target: Tiendeo Web Marketing S.L.
Tiendeo is an online discount catalog platform in Spain. Tiendeo connects businesses with millions of active shoppers through machine learning and geo-profiling technology. Their online and mobile platform allows users to browse and save their favourite catalogues and local offers.
price ($mm)
$38
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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
announced 6/23/2021 via PR Newswire

HH Global, will acquire Adare International

synopsis: HH Global, a global outsourced marketing execution provider, will acquire Adare International from Endless LLP, a private equity firm in the UK. Adare is a British marketing company that helps brands connect with their customers. They provide services for shopper marketing, event management, digital, direct marketing, print management, and more.
buyer: HH Global
Founded in 1991, HH Global is a global outsourced marketing execution provider. They develop innovative solutions that drive down the cost of their clients’ physical marketing procurement and content development, while improving quality, sustainability, and speed to market. "
target parent: Endless LLP
target: Adare International
Adare International is a British marketing company. Adare helps brands connect with their customers, creatively and effectively, in a multi-channel world. They provide services for creative, shopper marketing, event management, digital, direct marketing, print management, and more.
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closed 11/21/2019 via PR Web

Impact Connects, acquired Infinity Direct, Inc.

synopsis: Impact, a full-service Direct Response Marketing Agency, has acquired Infinity Direct, a direct marketing agency specializing in helping clients acquire, retain, and measurably grow valuable customer relationships. Infinity Direct creates and executes integrated direct marketing, including print, direct mail, email, display ads and landing pages.
buyer: Impact Connects
Impact is a full-service Direct Response Marketing Agency that provides total program management and campaign execution. Impact is focused on direct response marketing execution, complex segmentation, variable high-speed color print, lettershop, fulfillment, and critical document processing. "
target: Infinity Direct, Inc.
Infinity Direct is a direct marketing agency specializing in helping clients acquire, retain, and measurably grow valuable customer relationships. Infinity Direct creates and executes integrated direct marketing, including print, direct mail, email, display ads and landing pages.
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announced 5/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Paragon Group UK Limited, will purchase Howard Hunt Businesses from Howard Hunt Group

synopsis: UK-based Paragon Group has acquired Celerity Information Services, ORM and Graft Services as well as the order book and customer base of direct mail operation Howard Hunt (City). The business and assets of Howard Hunt (City) were purchased from the UK multi-media service provider Howard Hunt Group.
buyer: Paragon Group UK Limited
Paragon Group is a UK-based international organisation providing Customer Communications, Identification and Graphics services. Paragon operates three divisions that provide general customer solutions, specialization in RFID solutions, and design and print services to businesses and consumers. "
seller: Howard Hunt Group
Celerity Information Services increases value from data, technology and customer interactions. Graft Services is a a marketing concierge service that simplifies the marketing delivery process. ORM leads brands through digital change. Howard Hunt (City) operates in direct marketing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/28/2019 via PR Newswire

AmeriMark Direct, LLC, acquired Harriet Carter Gifts

synopsis: Amerimark Interactive ("AI"), the leading interactive commerce company, has acquired Harriet Carter Gifts, a mail order and online retailer. Harriet Carter Gifts operates the Harriet Carter and Fresh Finds brands. Harriet Carter offers distinctive gifts and novelty items. Fresh Finds specializes in unique products to simplify life and home.
buyer parent: JH Partners, LLC.
buyer: AmeriMark Direct, LLC
AmeriMark Holdings is a leading catalog and e-commerce direct marketer of healthcare, apparel, home and personal care products for the 65+ aged plus baby boomer and senior market. The Cleveland, Ohio-based business, AmeriMark Direct, has 8 distinctive catalog titles and e-commerce sites. "
target: Harriet Carter Gifts
Harriet Carter Gifts is a mail order and online retailer. Their Harriet Carter brand offers a wide variety of distinctive gifts, novelty items and helpful problem-solving products. Their Fresh Finds brand specializes in unique, hard-to-find products to simplify life and home.
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closed 2/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jasmine Limited, acquired D2 Marketing

synopsis: Aberdeen-based communications firm Jasmine has acquired D2 Marketing, a design, event planning and advertising agency. The deal comes as D2 Marketing agrees to a contract with new exhibition venue The Events Centre Aberdeen (TECA), to deliver three large-scale consumer exhibitions over the coming 12 months.
buyer parent: Jasmine Holdings Ltd
buyer: Jasmine Limited
Jasmine Limited provides a complete range of sales, support and consultancy services aiming to be the first choice for print and document management solutions across all sectors in the North East of Scotland. "
target: D2 Marketing
Based in the United Kingdom, D2 Marketing Limited is the holding company for a group of best-of-breed direct marketing and digital businesses with expertise in a variety of marketing disciplines ranging from customer acquisition to website design and development.
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closed 12/11/2018 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Vision Integrated Graphics

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates has completed the acquisition of Vision Integrated Graphics Group LLC, a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with over $25 billion of equity capital under management. The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, debt/credit, lending and biohealth. "
target: Vision Integrated Graphics
Vision is a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers. The Company provides personalized, turnkey marketing solutions which generate high returns on investment.
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announced 11/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

iris Worldwide, will acquire WDMP Ltd

synopsis: Iris Worldwide, a global advertising agency, will acquire a majority stake in WDMP, a UK-based CRM agency that specialises in accelerating growth for ambitious businesses. WDMP specialises in Dynamic Relationship Management. They provide solutions that attract new customers and engage current customers.
buyer parent: Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
buyer: iris Worldwide
Iris Worldwide is an award-winning global creative innovation network. iris has a unique range of creative and strategic disciplines including advertising, digital, retail, social, experiential, PR, sponsorship, management consultancy, branded content, direct and CRM. "
target: WDMP Ltd
WDMP is a UK-based CRM agency that specialises in accelerating growth for ambitious businesses. WDMP specialises in Dynamic Relationship Management. They provide solutions that attract new customers and engage current customers. WDMP helps clients to drive value and growth.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

BR Printers, acquired EndPoint Direct

synopsis: BR Printers, a digital print and marketing solutions services company, announced the strategic acquisition of Endpoint Direct, a direct marketing, mail, data and fulfillment services company.
buyer: BR Printers
BR Printer is a leading provider of digital printing products. Their product portfolio includes self-publishing solutions, print-on-demand, short run publications, web-to-print, rebinds, and other digital printing solutions. "
target: EndPoint Direct
EndPoint Direct provides direct marketing solutions for small to large clients in many industries. They provide marketing design, digital paint, list demographics, full service mailing and fulfillment, and internet marketing strategies that work in tandem with clients direct mail efforts.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Valassis, acquired One Brand Marketing

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, announced that it has acquired One Brand Marketing. One Brand Marketing offers efficient postcard marketing solutions that enable merchants to target neighborhoods, create designs, print and mail a postcard campaign in real time.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Valassis (VCI:$2,081.67)
Valassis helps thousands of local and national brands tap the potential of industry-leading data through intelligent media delivery – understanding, engaging and inspiring millions of consumers to action with smarter cross-channel campaigns. "
target: One Brand Marketing
One Brand Marketing offers efficient postcard marketing solutions that enable merchants to target neighborhoods, create designs, print and mail a postcard campaign in real time. In addition, their Advanced Marketing Platform helps franchise organizations optimize local marketing programs.
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closed 8/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Lutech S.p.A., acquired ICTeam S.p.A.

synopsis: Lutech Group, a leading mid-sized IT system integration and solutions provider, has announced the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of ICTeam Spa, a system integrator and service provider in the Information and Communications Technology field.
buyer parent: One Equity Partners
buyer: Lutech S.p.A.
Lutech is a leading mid-sized IT system integration and solutions provider to medium and large Italian private and public-sector clients, with an offering across vertical markets and business models: system integration, proprietary vertical market solutions and next generation IT infrastructure. "
target: ICTeam S.p.A.
ICTeam operates as a system integrator and service provider in the Information and Communications Technology field. The company operates with three divisions: the Design Division, the Services Division and the Loyalty and Direct Marketing Division.
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closed 7/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Internet Info, s.r.o., acquired Stahuj.cz/SW.cz

synopsis: Internet Info publishers are further expanding their portfolio by purchasing Stahuj.cz and SW.cz from Economia. Stahuj.cz is a software portal containing the most extensive catalog of software for free download in the Czech Republic. Stahuj.cz functions as a direct support of the e-shop SW.cz, a specialized online software store.
buyer: Internet Info, s.r.o.
Internet Info, s.r.o. is Prague-based company that publishes professional Internet diaries (eg Lupa.cz, Měšec.cz, Podnikatel.cz), and organizes dozens of important conferences (Czech Internet Forum, E-Business Forum, WebTop100). "
target parent: Economia, a.s.
target: Stahuj.cz/SW.cz
Stahuj.cz is the software portal containing the most extensive catalog of software for free download and also the most visited technical portal in the Czech Republic. Stahuj.cz functions as a direct support of the e-shop SW.cz, a specialized online software store.
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closed 5/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tiendeo Web Marketing S.L., acquired Pubeco

synopsis: Tiendeo.com, the Spanish portal for regional digital catalogs and offers, buys Pubeco, a French pioneer platform in the digitalization of promotions brochures. With this acquisition, Tiendeo.fr, the website in France of the Spanish company, becomes the leading digital mailing platform in the French market.
buyer: Tiendeo Web Marketing S.L.
Tiendeo, based in Spain, is the web and the leading app for geolocalized online catalogs and offers. Consumers have chosen Tiendeo as their favorite platform to plan purchases. Finding the best prices and information on favorite stores has never been so easy. "
target: Pubeco
Based in France, Pubeco was founded in 2006 by Romain Sarels (CEO) and Yannick Lalleau (CTO), and was the first platform in the world to digitize catalogs of offers. Pubeco's objective is to digitize the direct marketing sector so that retailers and brands would increase their audiences.
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closed 4/25/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Mspark, Inc., acquired National Mail-It

synopsis: Mspark, a leading national shared mail company, has acquired National Mail-It, an independently owned shared mail company located in Shreveport, Louisiana. The acquisition brings an additional 2.6 million households to Mspark’s over 24 million US household mailing area.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Mspark, Inc.
Mspark, a privately held, national print and digital media distribution company, has partnered with clients to deliver reliable advertising solutions since 1988. Their business success stems from a simple premise providing measurable results and a solid return on the customer's marketing investment."
target: National Mail-It
National Mail-It is a privately owned, full service direct marketing company out of Shreveport, Louisiana. To date, their shared mail package services millions of homes and their advanced network gives access to over 100 million homes across the United States.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kreps DeMaria, acquired BTW Agency LLC

synopsis: Kreps DeMaria Public Relations & Marketing has acquired Miami-based digital strategy consultancy BTW Agency. BTW was founded in 2015 and specializes in marketing, social media consulting, native advertising and creative services.
buyer: Kreps DeMaria
Based in Miami, Florida with an office in New York, Kreps DeMaria Public Relations & Marketing is a mid-sized, full-service integrated marketing communications firm. They provide corporate communication, publicity, social media strategy, crisis management and special events management services. "
target: BTW Agency LLC
The BTW Agency is a group of Data-Driven Marketers & Social Media specialists who listen, learn and apply. Their mission is to help businesses find new leads through social media, digital and direct marketing, below the line advertising and media buying.
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closed 3/30/2015 via AP - Associated Press

C&A Marketing Inc., acquired SkyMall, Inc.

synopsis: C&A Marketing has announced their acquisition of SkyMall, a multi-channel, direct marketer offering high-quality, innovative merchandise from top direct marketers and manufacturers through its SkyMall catalog and web site, SkyMall.com. SkyMall also offers turn-key merchandise and gift card loyalty programs to global brands.
buyer: C&A Marketing Inc.
C&A Marketing is a leading global distributor of digital cameras, camcorders, and related accessories in the consumer technology market. Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., C&A Marketing is the Polaroid Licensee for their accessories and instant digital camera line. "
target: SkyMall, Inc.
SkyMall is a multi-channel, direct marketer offering high-quality, innovative merchandise from top direct marketers and manufacturers through its SkyMall catalog and web site, SkyMall.com. SkyMall also offers turn-key merchandise and gift card loyalty programs to global brands.
price ($mm)
$1.90
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closed 5/17/2013 via

SkyMall, Inc. merged with Xhibit Corp.,

synopsis: SkyMall, the Phoenix-based specialty retailer and preferred partner in the loyalty marketplace, has merged into a subsidiary of Xhibit Corp., a leading provider of digital marketing and advertising solutions.
buyer: Xhibit Corp. (XBTC:$9.77)
Xhibit is a cloud based marketing and technology development company focused on digital advertising, online and mobile social media, CRM solutions and games. Xhibit offers a total solution for digital advertising. "
target parent: Najafi Companies
target: SkyMall, Inc.
SkyMall is a multi-channel, direct marketer offering high-quality, innovative merchandise from top direct marketers and manufacturers through its SkyMall catalog and web site, SkyMall.com. SkyMall also offers turn-key merchandise and gift card loyalty programs to global brands.
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$178
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closed 4/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Direct Brands, Inc., acquired SkyMall, Inc.

synopsis: Direct Brands' affiliate Bookspan, which is owned by Phoenix-based private investment firm, Najafi Companies, has acquired Phoenix-based SkyMall, one of the most recognized brands in North America. SkyMall is known for its national in-flight catalog and e-commerce business.
buyer parent: Najafi Companies
buyer: Direct Brands, Inc.
Direct Brands is one of the largest direct-to-consumer distributors of media products in the U.S. The company is home to DVD and book club brands such as Columbia House, Doubleday Book Club, Book-of-the-Month Club, BOMC2.com as well as a number of special interest and lifestyle book clubs. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: SkyMall, Inc.
SkyMall is a multi-channel, direct marketer offering high-quality, innovative merchandise from top direct marketers and manufacturers through its SkyMall catalog and web site, SkyMall.com. SkyMall also offers turn-key merchandise and gift card loyalty programs to global brands.
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closed 12/5/2005 via BNC Analysis

Greenspun Media Group, Spire Capital Partners, L.P., ZelnickMedia, acquired SkyMall, Inc.

synopsis: Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc., publisher of TV Guide magazine, said Monday that it sold its SkyMall in-flight retail business for $52 million to a private equity group led by Spire Capital Partners.
buyer: Greenspun Media Group
buyer: ZelnickMedia
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
The Greenspun Media Group includes the newspaper and magazine publications In Business Las Vegas, Las Vegas Home & Design, Las Vegas Magazine (LVM) and LVM2Go, Las Vegas Life magazine, Las Vegas Weekly, and others. "
target parent: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.
target: SkyMall, Inc.
SkyMall is a specialty retailer that provides a large selection of premium-quality products and services to customers from a wide variety of merchants and partners. SkyMall is best known for its in-flight catalog, which is seen by approximately 88 percent of all U.S. airline passengers.
price ($mm)
$52
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$52
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
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announced 6/25/2007 via Company Press Release

Niche Media LLC, will acquire Greenspun Media Group

synopsis: Greenspun Media Group, Niche Media Holdings, and Ocean Drive Media Group, have announced an agreement to form a strategic partnership uniting the founders. This partnership brings together the three luxury publishing companies and unifies the operations of the publications in the most prestigious network of city-specific magazines.
buyer: Niche Media LLC
Niche Media LLC is the country's pre-eminent regional magazine group catering to the high-end luxury market through the pages of six distinct publications. Renowned for reaching the most affluent consumers, the pages of these upscale glossies are some of the most valuable real estate in the country."
target parent: Greenspun Corporation
target: Greenspun Media Group
The Greenspun Media Group includes the newspaper and magazine publications In Business Las Vegas, Las Vegas Home & Design, Las Vegas Magazine (LVM) and LVM2Go, Las Vegas Life magazine, Las Vegas Weekly, and others.
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closed 12/5/2005 via BNC Analysis

Greenspun Media Group, Spire Capital Partners, L.P., ZelnickMedia, acquired SkyMall, Inc.

synopsis: Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc., publisher of TV Guide magazine, said Monday that it sold its SkyMall in-flight retail business for $52 million to a private equity group led by Spire Capital Partners.
buyer: Greenspun Media Group
buyer: ZelnickMedia
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
The Greenspun Media Group includes the newspaper and magazine publications In Business Las Vegas, Las Vegas Home & Design, Las Vegas Magazine (LVM) and LVM2Go, Las Vegas Life magazine, Las Vegas Weekly, and others. "
target parent: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.
target: SkyMall, Inc.
SkyMall is a specialty retailer that provides a large selection of premium-quality products and services to customers from a wide variety of merchants and partners. SkyMall is best known for its in-flight catalog, which is seen by approximately 88 percent of all U.S. airline passengers.
price ($mm)
$52
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$52
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1.0x
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,896.00)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 11/14/2022 via BusinessWire

Houlihan Lokey, will acquire Oakley Advisory

synopsis: Houlihan Lokey, the global investment bank, has agreed to acquire Oakley Advisory, an independent advisory firm that provides a range of services to clients across the digital infrastructure, communications services, and cloud landscape.
buyer: Houlihan Lokey (HLI:$2,269.60)
Houlihan Lokey is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide. "
target: Oakley Advisory
Oakley Advisory Limited is one of Europe’s leading independent corporate finance firms. They offer expert, specialist advice across a range of sectors including Telecoms, Technology, Online, Media, Datacentres and Hosting.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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$15,478.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,592.00
EBIT ($mm)
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Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$5,194.03
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$2,868.04
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Scroll Corporation
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Harte-Hanks, Inc.
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Vector Inc.
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Gaiam, Inc.
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$156.95
EBITDA ($mm)
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Jaywing PLC
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$65.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.76
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650
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Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
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$47.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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950
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Tangent Communications plc
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$37.69
EBITDA ($mm)
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OmniReliant Holdings, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
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AdEx Media, Inc.
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year
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$8.23
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
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Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
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2016
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$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Kin + Carta
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2020
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$186.01
EBITDA ($mm)
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1193
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Saban Acquisition Corp.
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2018
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Verde Media Group
Verde Media Group
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2009
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$6.48
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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TICC Capital Corp.
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2013
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$74.75
Net Income ($mm)
$58.94
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Mercia Technologies PLC
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2017
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$11.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.67)
Net Income ($mm)
$1.86
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mic AG
mic AG
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2015
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$4.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.84
EBIT ($mm)
$0.81
Net Income ($mm)
$1.74
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Ticker: BIT:LVEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LVenture Group
LVenture Group
LVenture Group is a holding company that invests in companies with high growth potential. They primarily focus on digital tech startups with global markets. Their business model is based on capital gains arising from the exit of portfolio startups, which is achieved through M&A or IPO operations.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$3.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.59)
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
$0.39
Employees
0
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Adama Technologies Corp.
Adama Technologies Corp.
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2016
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0
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R3T Technologies
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2021
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0
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Ticker: DRGV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dragon Capital Group Corporation
Dragon Capital Group Corporation
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year
2011
rev ($mm)
$21.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.52
EBIT ($mm)
$0.52
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
100
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Ticker: LSE:ALM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Allied Minds
Allied Minds
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2017
rev ($mm)
$3.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($108.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($114.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CNSX:BZ30197
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Victory Square Technologies
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year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.54)
Net Income ($mm)
$15.14
Employees
0
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LX Ventures Inc.
LX Ventures Inc.
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2013
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Ticker: SHSE:600751
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HNA Technology Co.,Ltd
HNA Technology Co.,Ltd
HNA Technology Co., Ltd. formerly known as Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co., Ltd. is a Chinese holding company which specialized in marine transportation services. However, in recent years it was most known as the investment vehicle of HNA Group to acquire American company Ingram Micro.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$48,888.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,204.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1,029.00
Net Income ($mm)
$107.24
Employees
35127
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Ticker: NYSE:DBRG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC
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year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,182.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$441.52
EBIT ($mm)
($103.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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