Like DSTNCT Pte Ltd

closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired DSTNCT Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gushcloud, Asia's number one influencer marketing company, has acquired DSTNCT, an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients.
buyer: Gushcloud Pte Ltd
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered, leading digital influencer, marketing and media company. Gushcloud works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their audiences. "
target: DSTNCT Pte Ltd
DSTNCT is an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients. Their clients include the National Youth Council, AIA Singapore, Capitaland Malls, Grab Singapore, and more.
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closed 3/9/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ReKTGlobal, acquired TalentX Entertainment

synopsis: ReKTGlobal, the leading media entertainment company reaching GenZ through esports, influencers and social media, announced its acquisition of TalentX Entertainment, the premier social media monetization and talent development company.
buyer: ReKTGlobal
ReKTGlobal is a media entertainment company that uses esports, influencers, and social media to help brands reach the GenZ audience through marketing agency and talent management services, and its championship-winning esports teams, Rogue and the London Royal Ravens. "
target: TalentX Entertainment
TalentX Entertainment was launched in 2019 as the premier social media monetization and talent development company. It is the company that every creator in the digital space wants to be a part of – from TikTokers and YouTubers to Twitch streamers and more.
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closed 3/9/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ReKTGlobal, acquired TalentX Entertainment

synopsis: ReKTGlobal, the leading media entertainment company reaching GenZ through esports, influencers and social media, announced its acquisition of TalentX Entertainment, the premier social media monetization and talent development company.
buyer: ReKTGlobal
ReKTGlobal is a media entertainment company that uses esports, influencers, and social media to help brands reach the GenZ audience through marketing agency and talent management services, and its championship-winning esports teams, Rogue and the London Royal Ravens. "
target: TalentX Entertainment
TalentX Entertainment was launched in 2019 as the premier social media monetization and talent development company. It is the company that every creator in the digital space wants to be a part of – from TikTokers and YouTubers to Twitch streamers and more.
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closed 8/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Slope Agency, acquired Abacus Growth

synopsis: Slope Agency, a full-service marketing and design agency that specializes in helping startups and e-commerce companies grow, has announced the acquisition of Abacus Growth, a digital marketing agency with distinct expertise in TikTok.
buyer: Slope Agency
Slope is a full-service marketing and design agency and specializes in helping startups and e-commerce companies grow. Their services include social media marketing, web design & development, brand strategy & identity, email strategy, conversion rate optimization, and more. "
target: Abacus Growth
Abacus Growth is a digital marketing agency with distinct expertise in TikTok. As one of the first and only agencies approved to run TikTok ads, Abacus has quickly become the premier TikTok agency, achieving virality for clients like Forbes, LEGO, and Gravity Blanket.
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closed 8/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Schiefer Chopshop, acquired Fuel Industries

synopsis: Schiefer Chopshop, an Irvine-based media and creative agency, has acquired Fuel Industries, a digital agency from Ottawa, Canada. The creative and technology teams at Fuel build digital products for brands ranging from website platforms to mobile app builds, games, gamification loyalty programs, and AR, VR, AI and voice experiences.
buyer: Schiefer Chopshop
Schiefer Chopshop is an Irvine-based media and creative agency. Founded in 2016 with the merger of media agency Schiefer Media and content creation studio Chopshop, Schiefer Chopshop combines data-driven media planning and innovative creative content for global brands. "
target: Fuel Industries
Fuel Industries (Fuel) is a digital agency from Ottawa, Canada. The creative and technology teams at Fuel build digital products for brands ranging from website platforms to mobile app builds, games, gamification loyalty programs, and AR, VR, AI and voice experiences.
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closed 9/5/2013 via BusinessWire

CROSSMARK, Inc., acquired Marketing Werks, Inc.

synopsis: CROSSMARK, a leading sales and marketing services company, has finalized the acquisition of Marketing Werks, the largest independent consumer-engagement company in the country. The acquisition signals the agencies’ shared objective to be a client’s total field marketing solutions provider.
buyer: CROSSMARK, Inc.
CROSSMARK is a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods industry, providing growth solutions with exceptional service to manufacturers and retailers. They help the most powerful brands in the world achieve their business objectives across a wide range of retail channels. "
target: Marketing Werks, Inc.
Marketing Werks, Inc. is the largest independent consumer-engagement company in the United States. It offers multi-cultural, youth, event, mobile, and experiential marketing services, as well as retail sales program, press release and media support, and re-marketing services.
price ($mm)
$80
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closed 6/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Cassandra Report merged with Noise Marketing,

synopsis: The Intelligence Group (IG), a consumer insights and consulting company that tracks and forecasts the behaviors of young consumers, will be merged with Noise, a creative agency owned by Engine. The combined company will continue to publish IG's iconic Cassandra Report, the leading on-going syndicated study of young consumers for nearly two decades.
buyer parent: The Engine Group Limited
buyer: Noise Marketing
Noise is a creative agency focused on crafting digital platforms, content, and products that connect brands with Millennial consumers. Founded in 2005 by Noah Kerner, author of Chasing Cool, Noise has offices in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. "
target parent: Creative Artists Agency
target: Cassandra Report
For 20 years, The Intelligence Group (IG) has been the pre-eminent consumer insights and market research firm focused on young consumers. Their iconic Cassandra Report has been the leading on-going syndicated study of young consumers for nearly two decades.
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closed 1/6/2014 via PR Newswire

TBWA Worldwide Inc., acquired HDI Youth Marketeers

synopsis: TBWA\South Africa, a Top 10 worldwide advertising agency, has purchased 80% of Johannesburg-based HDI Youth Marketeers, a dedicated youth marketing consultancy that connects brands to people aged 3 to 23 via platforms.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: TBWA Worldwide Inc.
TBWA Worldwide creates Disruptive Ideas expressed through Media Arts for global clients. TBWA is ranked as a Top 10 worldwide advertising agency and was recognized by Advertising Age in 2010 as the "Best International Network of the Decade."" "
target: HDI Youth Marketeers
HDI Youth Marketeers is the leading youth marketing consultancy in South Africa. The company was started in 1996 to connect brands to people aged 3 to 23 via platforms like the Junior Board of Directors and Generation Next, an annual youth brand preference survey.
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closed 11/17/2010 via Market Wire

Dachis Corporation, Inc., acquired Archrival

synopsis: Dachis Group, the world's largest Social Business consultancy, announced the acquisition of Archrival, an award-winning social youth marketing consultancy and Facebook Preferred Developer. The acquisition provides crucial insight and expertise to an important demographic for Dachis Group clients.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Dachis Corporation, Inc.
Dachis Group is a Social Business consultancy. Through its three main Social Business practice areas, Social Business Strategy, Social Business Engagement, and Social Business Intelligence, Dachis Group helps large organizations become more connected and engaged with their constituents. "
target: Archrival
Archrival is a leading social youth marketing consultancy whose clients include foursquare, Red Bull, Pabst Brewing Company, State Farm, ESPN, and HP. The company's focus is on integrated experiences targeted at engaging today's youth market.
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closed 11/14/2011 via PR Newswire

LBI International AB, acquired Mr. Youth

synopsis: LBi International N.V., the largest independent global marketing and technology agency, announced that it has acquired leading social media and marketing agency Mr Youth in the U.S. Mr Youth assists clients in driving engagement with the new generation of consumers and creating lasting brand advocacy through non-traditional channels.
buyer: LBI International AB (NL:LBI:$233.65)
LBi International is the world's largest independent marketing and technology agency. LBi offers a suite of services that are designed to help companies attract, engage and manage customers more effectively. This full service offering combines analytical, direct marketing and digital competences. "
target parent: Alta Communications
target: Mr. Youth
Mr Youth, founded in 2002, is a social media and youth marketing agency based in New York. The agency's core focus is assisting the world's leading brands in driving consumer engagement and lasting advocacy amongst millennials.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
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closed 2/10/2009 via PE Hub

Alta Communications, The Mustang Group LLC, acquired Mr. Youth

synopsis: Alta Communications and Mustang Group have acquired Mr. Youth, a New York–based social marketing agency. Alta Communications specializes in equity investments in media and communications companies, and The Mustang Group LLC, is a private equity firm that invests in industry-leading middle market companies.
buyer: Alta Communications
buyer: The Mustang Group LLC
Alta Communications is a Boston-based private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media and communications companies. Alta Communications has a very successful track record and is extremely active, having invested in over 100 media and telecommunications companies. "
target: Mr. Youth
Mr. Youth develops strategies and campaigns centered around the modern media mix of word-of-mouth, social interactive and experiential marketing, with a strong focus on creating integrated campaigns that fully engage the audience.
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announced 11/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Genius Brands International, Inc, will acquire ChizComm Ltd

synopsis: Genius Brands International, Inc., a global brand management company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, is to acquire ChizComm Ltd., a leading North American marketing and media agency, as well as ChizComm Beacon Media, its best-in-class media research, planning and buying division.
buyer: Genius Brands International, Inc (GNUS:$1.92)
Genius Brands International, Inc. is a leading global kids media company developing, producing, marketing and licensing branded children’s entertainment properties and consumer products for media and retail distribution. "
target: ChizComm Ltd
ChizComm is Canada's full-service marketing and communications agency, specializing in the strategy and execution of public relations, digital marketing, social media, and creative services. They cultivate long-lasting, impactful connections between consumers and brands across a range of industries.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 3/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Physical Network, acquired We Represent

synopsis: The Physical Network, a U.K-based peer-to-peer ticketing software company, has acquired and incorporated direct competitor We Represent, a network that helps to strengthen a brand's voice, spawn more referrals, generate more sales and provide a platform for market research.
buyer: The Physical Network
The Physical Network is a U.K-based peer-to-peer ticketing software company. People can earn free tickets to their favorite festivals by promoting them to their friends. "
target: We Represent
We-Represent, consists of a network of 10,000 Representatives aged 16-26 across the UK. The network can be activated at any time and helps to strengthen a brand's voice, spawn more referrals, generate more sales and provide a platform for market research.
price ($mm)
$3.50
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closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired DSTNCT Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gushcloud, Asia's number one influencer marketing company, has acquired DSTNCT, an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients.
buyer: Gushcloud Pte Ltd
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered, leading digital influencer, marketing and media company. Gushcloud works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their audiences. "
target: DSTNCT Pte Ltd
DSTNCT is an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients. Their clients include the National Youth Council, AIA Singapore, Capitaland Malls, Grab Singapore, and more.
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closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired DSTNCT Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gushcloud, Asia's number one influencer marketing company, has acquired DSTNCT, an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients.
buyer: Gushcloud Pte Ltd
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered, leading digital influencer, marketing and media company. Gushcloud works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their audiences. "
target: DSTNCT Pte Ltd
DSTNCT is an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients. Their clients include the National Youth Council, AIA Singapore, Capitaland Malls, Grab Singapore, and more.
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closed 3/15/2017 via PR Web

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired uFluencer Group

synopsis: Gushcloud, Southeast Asia’s leading influencer media and marketing company, has acquired uFluencer Group, a US-based social media talent management agency. With the acquisition, Gushcloud has announced the formation of Gushcloud Talent Agency (GTA), a division dedicated to social media talent management.
buyer parent: YelloMobile
buyer: Gushcloud Pte Ltd
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered, leading digital influencer, marketing and media company. Gushcloud works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their audiences. "
target: uFluencer Group
uFluencer Group is a social media talent management agency. uFluencer Group currently represents some of the top social media influencers in the world, including Promise Phan, Carli Bybel, Evon Wahab, Lindy Tsang (Bubzbeauty), Shannon Harris (Shaaanxo) and Judy & Benji Travis (ItsJudysLife).
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closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gushcloud Pte Ltd, acquired DSTNCT Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gushcloud, Asia's number one influencer marketing company, has acquired DSTNCT, an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients.
buyer: Gushcloud Pte Ltd
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered, leading digital influencer, marketing and media company. Gushcloud works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their audiences. "
target: DSTNCT Pte Ltd
DSTNCT is an integrated marketing agency in Singapore. DSTNCT delivers effective marketing solutions that target next generation youths and drives positive business value for their clients. Their clients include the National Youth Council, AIA Singapore, Capitaland Malls, Grab Singapore, and more.
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announced 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

QYOU Media Inc., will acquire Chtrbox

synopsis: QYOU Media Inc. will acquire Chtrbox, a leading award-winning influencer marketing company based in India. Founded in 2016 out of Mumbai and Delhi, Chtrbox is a leader in data-driven influencer marketing, powering India's top brands to tell great stories at scale.
buyer: QYOU Media Inc. (TSXV:QYOU:$1.60)
QYOU Media operates in India and the United States producing and distributing content created by social media stars and digital content creators. In India, they curate, produce and distribute premium content including television networks. In the US, they manage influencer marketing campaigns. "
target: Chtrbox
Chtrbox is a leading data-driven influencer marketing solution, powering India's top brands to tell great stories at scale. They enable visionary marketers to discover and collaborate with thousands of content creators, social media influencers, bloggers and passionate fans of their brand.
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announced 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Wondr Gaming, will acquire Hot Dot Media, Inc.

synopsis: Wondr Gaming Corp., a Canadian company providing partnerships in media through loyalty and rewards, will acquire Toronto-based Hot Dot Media Inc., a social media agency focused exclusively on emerging platforms with media reach through a diverse network of creators totaling 100,000,000+ followers across TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.
buyer: Wondr Gaming (CNSX:WDR:$0.00)
Based in Toronto, Wondr Gaming builds partnerships and fosters community within the gaming and esports industries. Its business model unites brands and the global gaming community through loyalty & rewards, augmented reality, influencer advocacy, and tournament platform silos. "
target: Hot Dot Media, Inc.
Based in Canada, Hot Dot Media (HDM) offers an end-to-end solution for influencer marketing by sourcing talent, handling logistics, and running paid advertisements. HDM has developed a cutting-edge internal process for matching brands with creators.
price ($mm)
$2.15
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Allied Global Marketing, acquired Honey+Buzz

synopsis: Allied Global Marketing, a full-service integrated marketing agency, has acquired Honey+Buzz, a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, SEO and more.
buyer: Allied Global Marketing
Allied Global Marketing is a full-service integrated marketing agency. Allied creates campaigns that drive conversion for some of the world’s biggest brands in film, TV, sports, gaming, live entertainment, cultural institutions, hospitality, and consumer brands. "
target: Honey+Buzz
Honey+Buzz is a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates remarkable experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, influencer partnerships, SEO and more.
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announced 5/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bambuser Ab, will acquire Relatable

synopsis: Bambuser AB has entered into an agreement with the shareholders of Relatable to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Relatable. Founded in 2016, Relatable acts as an extended part of customers' in-house marketing teams, helping large global consumer brands with their influencer marketing efforts.
buyer: Bambuser Ab (OM:BUSER:$7.34)
Bambuser is a software company specializing in interactive live video streaming. The Company's primary product, Live Video Shopping, is a cloud-based software solution that is used by customers such as global e-commerce and retail businesses. "
target: Relatable
Founded in 2016, Relatable acts as an extended part of customers' in-house marketing teams, helping large global consumer brands with their influencer marketing efforts. Relatable has 45 full-time employees and operates globally from offices in Stockholm, London and New York.
price ($mm)
$24
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closed 5/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Sunwest Communications, acquired Shiroma Southwest

synopsis: Sunwest Communications, a global communications firm, has acquired Shiroma Southwest, a full-service communications, PR and integrated marketing agency. Shiroma employs the best strategies to give their clients the right kind of exposure the right way. They offer services for social media, brand development, influencer relations, and more.
buyer parent: Crayton Webb
buyer: Sunwest Communications
Sunwest Communications is a global strategic communications, marketing and public relations firm. Sunwest helps companies and brands build trust, amplify their voice, increase visibility and encourage action by masterfully telling their story through media, strategic public relations, and marketing."
target: Shiroma Southwest
Shiroma Southwest is a full-service communications, PR and integrated marketing agency. Shiroma Southwest employs the best strategies to give their clients the right kind of exposure the right way. They offer services for social media, brand development, influencer relations, and more.
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closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Taylor Herring

synopsis: Taylor Herring, now joins Publicis’ UK Influence Practice, alongside the larger PR network MSL and ESG specialist Salter Baxter. Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$13,011.70)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Taylor Herring
UK-based, Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
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announced 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

hoo.be, will acquire Grapevine Village

synopsis: Ideanomics is divesting Grapevine, one of the world’s first leading influencer marketing organizations, to FNL Technologies, a company that owns and operates social media platform hoo.be. hoo.be is a popular online platform which enables users to provide followers with a single place to access all official social media platforms.
buyer: hoo.be
FNL Technologies owns and operates social media platform hoo.be, a popular online platform which enables online influencers, artists, athletes, personalities, and businesses to provide followers with a single place to access all official social media platforms. "
target parent: Ideanomics
target: Grapevine Village
Grapevine is one of the world’s first leading influencer marketing organizations. Advertisers leverage Grapevine’s full suite of services to build, iterate, and scale end-to-end marketing campaigns powered by authentic content sourced from creators across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.
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closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Caybon, acquired Splay One

synopsis: Caybon, a digital media powerhouse in Sweden, has acquired Splay One from Nordic Entertainment Group, an entertainment provider in the Nordics. Splay One is an entertainment agency in the Nordics. Splay One operates the biggest multi-channel network in the Nordics. They offer services for branded channels, influencer marketing, TV series, and more.
buyer parent: Priveq Investment
buyer: Caybon
Caybon is a digital media powerhouse in Sweden. Caybon helps companies drive their brands’ awareness and conversion by creating engaging content that connects them with their target audience. Their distribution networks have 25 million Facebook followers and 42 million YouTube subscribers. "
target parent: Nordic Entertainment Group
target: Splay One
Splay One is the No.1 entertainment agency in the Nordics. Splay One operates the biggest multi-channel network in the Nordics, with over 250 million video views a month. They offer services for branded channels, influencer marketing, performance marketing, TV series, and more.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Low Earth Orbit merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: Low Earth Orbit (L.E.O.) has merged with MediaMonks, a global creative production partner. L.E.O. is a digital-first marketing consultancy focused on building meaningful relationships between brands and consumers. The agency has expertise in advertising, social media, influencer marketing, paid media, public relations, and brand reputation.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
MediaMonks, based in the Netherlands, is a global production company that works with clients across industries to craft amazing work for leading businesses and brands. Its production capabilities span the entire creative spectrum, covering anything one could possibly want from a partner and more. "
target: Low Earth Orbit
Low Earth Orbit (L.E.O.) is a digital-first marketing consultancy. L.E.O. is focused on building meaningful relationships between brands and consumers. The agency has expertise in advertising, digital and social media, influencer marketing, paid media, public relations, and brand reputation.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mortierbrigade merged with Onlyhumans,

synopsis: Mortierbrigade has merged with Onlyhumans, a creative branding and communications agency in Belgium. Mortierbrigade is an independent creative agency in Belgium. The agency has expertise in brand strategy, digital design, multichannel campaigns, social strategy, and influencer & PR management.
buyer parent: Vectis Private Equity
buyer: Onlyhumans
Onlyhumans is a creative branding and communications agency in Belgium. Onlyhumans helps brands and organisations to create a more human and relatable identity. They offer services for branding, creative campaigns, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, and more. "
target: Mortierbrigade
Mortierbrigade is an independent creative agency in Belgium. Mortierbrigade brings brands to life through creative and impactful campaigns. The agency has expertise in brand strategy, digital design, multichannel campaigns, social strategy, and influencer & PR management.
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closed 1/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Ideon Media, acquired Cue Digital Media

synopsis: Ideon Media, a Toronto-based digital firm, has acquired Cue Digital Media, one of Canada’s leading online News, Sports & Entertainment, Female Lifestyle, Tech & Gaming media companies selling online integrated advertising opportunities, branded entertainment, sponsorships and partnerships to major agencies and Fortune 100 brands.
buyer: Ideon Media
Ideon Media is a Toronto-based digital firm that specializes in custom content programs created by its award-winning in-house editorial team, influencer programs, events, performance network, proprietary data, and analytics. "
target: Cue Digital Media
Cue Digital Media is one of Canada’s leading online News, Sports & Entertainment, Female Lifestyle, Tech & Gaming media companies selling online integrated advertising opportunities, branded entertainment, sponsorships and partnerships to major agencies and Fortune 100 brands.
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closed 12/10/2020 via PR Newswire

MWW Group, Inc., acquired Everywhere, LLC

synopsis: MWWPR, one of the world's leading independent public relations firms, has acquired social media and influencer marketing shop, Everywhere Agency to expand the depth and expertise of MWW's global digital influencer team. MWWPR made the acquisition as part of its ongoing investment in its influencer capabilities as a core integrated service offering.
buyer: MWW Group, Inc.
MWWPR is among the world's leading independent, integrated PR agencies with nine offices across the US and the UK. Powered by data and guided by insights, intellect and human instincts, the agency leans heavily into a digitally-led, content-driven approach. "
target: Everywhere, LLC
Everywhere is an influencer marketing and social media marketing agency. Its award-winning campaigns leverage the power of influencers and compelling content to create buzz online for brands and help them communicate more effectively with their customers.
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announced 12/10/2020 via Company Press Release

C.A.G Group, will acquire Ateles

synopsis: C.A.G Group AB (publ), an expansive IT consulting group in Sweden, will acquire Ateles Consulting AB, a leading digital consulting company in Sweden. Ateles builds future-proof digital commerce solutions that are adapted to their client's needs. They also provide services and solutions for SEO, SEM, influencer marketing, branding, and more.
buyer: C.A.G Group (OM:CAG:$62.00)
C.A.G Group is an expansive IT consulting group in Sweden. C.A.G specializes in IT-management, system development, operations, and training. The group takes care of all their client's IT needs through their 10 subsidiaries and 330 specialist consultants. "
target: Ateles
Ateles is a leading independent digital consulting company in Sweden. Ateles builds future-proof digital commerce solutions that are adapted to their client's needs. They also provide services and solutions for SEO, SEM, influencer marketing, branding, graphic design, and content creation.
price ($mm)
$5.42
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
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closed 10/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Proches, acquired BMRP

synopsis: Proches, a PR and influencer marketing agency in France, has acquired BMRP, an independent marketing agency in France that specializes in PR, social media and influencer marketing. BMRP helps their clients to expand their brand's exposure and reputation. They offer traditional and digital PR, influencer, social media and content marketing services.
buyer parent: Insign Communications
buyer: Proches
Proches is a PR and influencer marketing agency in France. Proches works with their clients to help them identify media and influencers, anticipate media opportunities, mange relations with journalists, and win over their target audience. "
target: BMRP
BMRP is an independent marketing agency in France that specializes in PR, social media and influencer marketing. BMRP helps their clients to expand their brand's exposure and reputation. They offer traditional and digital PR, influencer, social media and content marketing services.
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closed 10/5/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired starpower LLC

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions, announced the acquisition of Starpower, an entertainment and influencer marketing agency that counsels and connects brands with entertainment, sport, music, fashion, beauty talent, influencers and content.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: starpower LLC
Starpower is an entertainment and influencer marketing agency that counsels and connects brands with entertainment, sport, music, fashion, beauty talent, influencers and content.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dolphin Entertainment, acquired Be Social

synopsis: Dolphin Entertainment, Inc., a leading independent entertainment marketing and production company, has acquired Be Social, a Los Angeles-based digital communications agency and one of the first agencies with a hyper focus on executing influencer outreach and collaboration.
buyer: Dolphin Entertainment (DLPN:$24.23)
Dolphin Entertainment is a leading independent entertainment marketing and production company. They provide expert strategic marketing and publicity services to many of the top brands, both individual and corporate, in the film, television, music and hospitality industries. "
target: Be Social
Be Social is a Los Angeles-based digital communications agency and one of the first agencies with a hyper focus on executing influencer outreach and collaboration. Like the name suggests, Be Social is all about relationships.
price ($mm)
$2.17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Granite Digital, acquired Connector

synopsis: Granite Digital has bought Dublin-based digital and creative marketing agency Connector. Connector offers digital strategy, content creation and influencer marketing services. It has developed digital campaigns for Irish and multinational brands, such as Volkswagen, Dr. Oetker, Huawei, FreeNow, RTÉ, KBC Bank and Littlewoods Ireland.
buyer: Granite Digital
Granite Digital is one of Ireland’s leading Digital Marketing companies, with a proven record for delivering results and new business for their clients through search engine marketing and search engine friendly website design. "
target: Connector
Connector is a Dublin-based digital and creative marketing agency. Connector offers digital strategy, content creation and influencer marketing services. It has developed digital campaigns for Irish and multinational brands, such as Volkswagen, Dr. Oetker, Huawei, FreeNow, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.85
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/6/2020 via Company Press Release

theAmplify, acquired Collectively, Inc.

synopsis: You & Mr Jones, the global brandtech category pioneer and market leader, announces it has acquired Collectively, the leading US influencer marketing company. Collectively will join forces with theAmplify, the technology and data- driven influencer platform You & Mr Jones acquired in 2016.
buyer parent: You & Mr Jones
buyer: theAmplify
theAmplify is a full-service influencer marketing firm specialized in building highly engaged influencer communities for global scale with our proprietary REACH technology platform. "
target: Collectively, Inc.
Collectively discovered the power of influencer marketing in 2007—when Instagram wasn’t even an idea. At a digital media startup, Collectively launched some of the earliest influencer campaigns connecting Fortune 100 brands with star bloggers and their super-engaged audiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Bartłomiej Sibiga, acquired Daily Dose of Beauty

synopsis: Bartłomiej Sibiga has returned to the position of president and bought back controlling interest in Daily Dose of Beauty from AdNext. Daily Dose of Beauty (DDOB) is an influencer marketing and social media agency based in Poland.
buyer: Bartłomiej Sibiga
Bartłomiej Sibiga is the founder of Daily Dose of Beauty, an influencer marketing and social media agency based in Poland. The platform has a unique system that allows connecting creators with advertisers and implementing marketing campaigns on the creators' social profiles and in DDOB's own media. "
target parent: AdNext
target: Daily Dose of Beauty
Daily Dose of Beauty (DDOB) is an influencer marketing and social media agency based in Poland. The platform has a unique system that allows connecting creators with advertisers and implementing marketing campaigns on the creators' social profiles and in DDOB's own media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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