Like Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd.

closed 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Merkle, Inc., acquired Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Happy Marketer Group, Southeast Asia’s leading data-driven digital marketing agency. It will be rebranded as Happy Marketer, a Merkle Company – the acquisition will provide a strategic foundation for Merkle’s data, analytics, and CRM solutions in Asia Pacific.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd.
Happy Marketer is an award-winning digital marketing agency headquartered in Singapore. Their team consists of 55 digital experts spread across Singapore and India, where they provide marketing consulting and training in several industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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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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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hakuhodo, Inc., acquired Winter Egency Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Hakuhodo, Japanʼs second largest advertising company, has acquired Thai digital agency Winter Egency(W/E). W/E is a prominent full-service digital agency that has grown steadily since its establishment in 2007. Boasting over 100 staff, it provides a wide array of services, from digital marketing strategy building to creative and content production.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Hakuhodo, Inc.
Founded in 1895, Hakuhodo Inc. is an integrated advertising and communication agency headquartered in Japan. It is the core agency of Hakuhodo DY Group, the world’s seventh largest agency company according to Advertising Age’s “Agency Report 2016.” "
target: Winter Egency Co., Ltd.
Winter Egency Co., Ltd. (W/E) s a prominent full-service digital agency that has grown steadily since its establishment in 2007. Boasting over 100 staff, it provides a wide array of services, from digital marketing strategy building to creative and content production.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Branigan Communications, Inc., acquired Anthologie, Inc.

synopsis: Branigan Communications, a company that delivers insightful communications solutions designed specifically for each client, acquired Anthologie, a creative communications company that thrives on platform-independent ideas, collaboration and transparency.
buyer: Branigan Communications, Inc.
Branigan Communications delivers insightful communications solutions designed specifically for each client. Their core capabilities include: Integrated Communications, Brand Activation, Strategic Content Development, Digital & Social Media Strategy, Experiential Marketing and Crisis Communications. "
target: Anthologie, Inc.
Anthologie is a creative communications company. They thrive on platform-independent ideas, collaboration and transparency. Anthologie works for an amazing, varied group of clients who help the world save energy, create comfort, serve food and see better.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fimalac SA, acquired Jellyfish

synopsis: Fimalac, a French private equity firm, acquired Jellyfish, a UK boutique agency, delivering digital marketing solutions for a host of brands. This new deal will give Jellyfish a presence in new markets including France, Germany, Italy and Brazil, and It will operate 30 office locations in total.
buyer: Fimalac SA (ENXTPA:FIM:$392.72)
Headquartered in France, Fimalac is a private equity firm. Fimalac is focused on investments in 5 areas: digital media, live entertainment through the organization of shows and the exploitation of theaters, luxury hotels and leisure activities, investment capital and real estate. "
target: Jellyfish
Jellyfish is a UK boutique agency, delivering digital marketing solutions for a host of brands. Their combination of digital capabilities, technology and talent help to deliver digital strategies for clients across many industries, including property, pharmaceutical, finance and automotive.
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closed 11/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Lieberman Research Worldwide, Inc., acquired T3

synopsis: Lieberman Research Worldwide (LRW Group), an analytics-powered marketing services company, has acquired T3, a digital marketing agency that builds the world’s most useful brands and the experiences that power them. T3 specializes in building innovative marketing campaigns that cut across all media.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Lieberman Research Worldwide, Inc.
Lieberman Research Worldwide (LRW) is a global collaboration of data-driven companies. Their abilities to translate human understanding and data analytics into business success has uncovered real growth levers in strategy, innovation, branding, communication, and experiences for top global brands. "
target: T3
T3 is a digital marketing agency that creates the world’s most useful brands and the experiences that power them. T3 creates solutions that make businesses more effective and brands more relevant. T3 specializes in building innovative marketing campaigns that cut across all media.
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

19ADV Srl, acquired Psfinteractive Srl

synopsis: PSF Interteractive, the Gruppo Sanfaustino business unit linked to digital and marketing activities, was acquired 19ADV Srl. PSF Interteractive is a Google Partner, and proposes strategies, editorial plans and advertising campaigns for social media.
buyer: 19ADV Srl
19ADV is based in Italy and provides digital marketing services. 19ADV was founded in 2019 with the acquisition of the digital business unit of the Sanfaustino Group (a company listed in the Star segment of the Milan Stock Exchange since 1999) and specialized in digital marketing and communication. "
target parent: Gruppo Sanfaustino
target: Psfinteractive Srl
PSF Interactive, a subsidiary of Gruppo Sanfaustino, is an Italian digital marketing agency specialized in communication and marketing services. The agency is a Google Partner, and proposes strategies, editorial plans and advertising campaigns for social media.
price ($mm)
$0.34
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jacobs Agency, Inc. merged with Sandstorm Design,

synopsis: Jacobs Agency has merged with Sandstorm, a user experience and digital agency. Jacobs Agency is an independent advertising agency. Jacobs Agency offers services for strategy, digital and social, branding, design, integrated campaigns, and more.
buyer: Sandstorm Design
Sandstorm is a user experience and digital agency that leverages strategic marketing, emerging technologies and usability to create high impact and compelling brand experiences. Sandstorm specializes in brand strategy, content strategy, social strategy, marketing strategy and more. "
target: Jacobs Agency, Inc.
Jacobs Agency is an independent advertising agency. Jacobs Agency offers services for strategy, digital and social, branding, design, integrated campaigns, and more. Their clients include Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs, Whole Foods, Smithfield, B&W, ACE Hardware, Amtrak, Gold Promise, and Peoples Gas.
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closed 10/31/2019 via BusinessWire

Accenture Interactive, acquired Bow & Arrow

synopsis: Accenture Interactive has acquired Bow & Arrow, a U.K.- based digital ventures consultancy that helps clients identify and create new digital products and services that fulfil unmet customer needs.
buyer parent: Accenture
buyer: Accenture Interactive
Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands transform their customer experiences across the entire customer journey. Through their connected offerings in design, marketing, content and commerce, they create new ways to win in today’s experience-led economy. "
target: Bow & Arrow
Bow & Arrow is a U.K.- based digital ventures consultancy that helps clients identify and create new digital products and services that fulfill unmet customer needs. They are based in London.
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closed 10/31/2019 via PR Newswire

Improving Holdings, LLC, acquired Code Authority, Inc.

synopsis: Improving HoldCo, Inc., a full-service technology consulting and training firm, has acquired Code Authority, a custom software development and digital marketing firm. Code Authority provides services for custom software development, cloud solutions, mobile app development, digital marketing, and more.
buyer parent: Trinity Hunt Partners
buyer: Improving Holdings, LLC
Improving is a leading software development and technology consulting company. They offer custom software solutions, and training firm focused in Agile, Microsoft (.NET) and Java technologies. Their solutions and processes have helped clients realize their tactical and strategic business adjectives."
target: Code Authority, Inc.
Code Authority is a custom software development and digital marketing firm that builds custom applications and custom business solutions that solve business problems. Their services include custom software development, cloud solutions, mobile app development, digital marketing, and more.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gavin Advertising, acquired Holberg Design

synopsis: Gavin, a digitally focused PR and marketing agency, has acquired brand strategy and integrated design services firm Holberg Design. Holberg specializes in brand development...From creating visual branding components, to designing effective B2B and B2C advertising campaigns, to creating powerful, intuitive web experiences.
buyer: Gavin Advertising
Gavin Advertising is a digitally minded public relations and marketing agency devoted to truth in branding and driving action. They serve clients in b2b and b2c industries with expertise in CPG, education, health care and manufacturing/building supply. "
target: Holberg Design
Holberg Design is a complete marketing, advertising and design agency. Holberg specializes in brand development...From creating visual branding components, to designing effective B2B and B2C advertising campaigns, to creating powerful, intuitive web experiences.
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closed 10/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Power Digital Marketing, acquired Factorial Digital

synopsis: Power Digital, a company that helps businesses scale and drive revenue through digital marketing, has acquired Factorial Digital, a small, smart team of digital marketing insiders that brings clients the diligence and experience of an agency, with none of the hassle and fluff.
buyer: Power Digital Marketing
Power Digital, an agency headquartered in San Diego, helps businesses scale and drive revenue through digital marketing. They take a custom approach to each and every client campaign to ensure that their strategies meet the clients’ unique business goals and objectives. "
target: Factorial Digital
Factorial Digital is a small, smart team of digital marketing insiders. They bring clients the diligence and experience of an agency, with none of the hassle and fluff. They are a seamless extension of clients’ marketing team.
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announced 10/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Genpact Ltd, will acquire Rightpoint

synopsis: Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Chicago-based Rightpoint, a premier digital consultancy with technology at its core. Rightpoint creates impactful digital experiences driven by insight, strategy, design, and technology.
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,274.32)
Genpact is a global professional services firm that makes business transformation real. They drive digital-led innovation and digitally-enabled intelligent operations for their clients. They think with design, dream in digital, and solve problems with data and analytics. "
target: Rightpoint
Rightpoint is an independent customer experience agency with technology at its core. Rightpoint creates impactful digital experiences driven by insight, strategy, design, and technology to help clients succeed at the speed of innovation.
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Welcom i Göteborg AB, acquired We Made You Look AB

synopsis: The Rud Pedersen Group strengthens its digital offering by acquiring the digital agency We Made You Look (WMYL). WMYL will join the Group by merging into Welcom, the Group’s sub-brand specialising in creative digital marketing. We Made You Look AB (WMYL) is a digital communication agency that wants to push businesses forward.
buyer parent: Rud Pedersen Group
buyer: Welcom i Göteborg AB
Welcom is a communications agency with excellence in advertising, public relations, social media, the web and events. Welcom is simply a bunch of specialists who love to work together to offer their customers comprehensive communication solutions as well as targeted efforts. "
target: We Made You Look AB
We Made You Look AB (WMYL) is a digital communication agency that wants to push businesses forward. That's why WMYL creates unique and useful digital experiences, that makes a company stand out from the crowd.
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closed 10/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Firewood Marketing merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: MediaMonks, a Dutch creative production partner that works with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies, has merged with Firewood, a full-service marketing agency that develops captivating content that cuts to the core, inspiring loyalty among customers.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: Firewood Marketing
Firewood is a full-service marketing agency. They develop captivating content that cuts to the core, inspiring loyalty among customers. Firewood clears through the clutter, zeros in on the client’s audience, and optimizes outreach efforts in an exponentially interconnected world.
price ($mm)
$112
rev ($mm)
$57
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
14.6x
closed 10/2/2019 via BNC Analysis

Acqua Group, acquired Young Digitals Spa

synopsis: Acqua Group, an Italian company that specializes in consulting and omnichannel integrated communication, has acquired a 60% stake in Young Digitals, a digital creative studio in Italy. Young Digitals designs effective communication strategies to help high-end brands leave an impact on the global market.
buyer: Acqua Group
Acqua Group is an Italian company that specializes in consulting and omnichannel integrated communication. Acqua Group provides services for advertising, digital and social marketing, events and retail activation, media, loyalty, and market research. "
target: Young Digitals Spa
Young Digitals is a digital creative studio in Italy. Young Digitals designs effective communication strategies to help high-end brands leave an impact on the global market. Young Digitals has worked with leading brands such as Audi, Red Bull, Bayer, Gillette and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Blue Field Agency, acquired Immense

synopsis: Bluefield, a Dutch marketing company that collects data and turns it into information for actionable business insights, has acquired Immense, a Dutch full-service internet agency with a hands-on team of professionals who guide clients from A to Z in achieving their online goals.
buyer: Blue Field Agency
Headquartered in the Netherlands, Bluefield collects data and turns it into information for actionable business insights. It takes data analyses to the next level by combining hard kpi-driven marketing data with soft(er) marketing research data towards the effects on business performance. "
target: Immense
Immense is a Dutch full-service internet agency with a hands-on team of professionals who guide clients from A to Z in achieving their online goals. They work for various large and small brands where their services can be deployed from a single solution to a complete online strategy.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Blue Field Agency, acquired Link Design

synopsis: Blue Field Agency, a Dutch marketing firm that collects data and turns it into information for actionable business insights, acquired Link Design, a Dutch design agency that creates clear, coherent and authentic communication (strategies).
buyer: Blue Field Agency
Headquartered in the Netherlands, Bluefield collects data and turns it into information for actionable business insights. It takes data analyses to the next level by combining hard kpi-driven marketing data with soft(er) marketing research data towards the effects on business performance. "
target: Link Design
Link Design is a Dutch design agency that creates clear, coherent and authentic communication strategies. The agency is active with ‘design thinking’ and combines research, strategy, concept development and design.
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announced 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Havas, will acquire Langoor Pty Ltd

synopsis: Havas Group announced the acquisition of independent digital agency Langoor. Founded in 2010, full-service digital agency Langoor is present across India, the Middle East and Australia. As part of the agreement, Langoor will be rebranded as Langoor Havas and will be led by its co-founder Venugopal Ganganna.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Havas (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Based in France, Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups. Havas has a fully integrated model through its Havas Villages around the world. In these Villages, creative, media and healthcare & wellness teams work together, ensuring agility and seamless experiences for clients. "
target: Langoor Pty Ltd
Langoor is a web products and services company with offices in Sydney, Australia and Bangalore, India. Langoor offers web services ranging from branding, web development and design as well as online marketing and custom systems.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

TIW Private Equity, acquired DigitalF5 Marketing Services Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: TIW Private Equity, a buyout private equity fund in India, has acquired a 60% stake in DigitalF5, an innovative digital marketing agency in India. DigitalF5 provides top brands with comprehensive online marketing services such as SEO, SEM, and Social Media Marketing.
buyer: TIW Private Equity
TIW Private Equity is an SME Focused, sector agnostic, buyout private equity fund in India. TIW Private Equity focuses on consumption driven sectors and prefers investing in first generation entrepreneurs who have higher passion & energy to scale large organisations and drive exponential growth. "
target: DigitalF5 Marketing Services Pvt. Ltd.
DigitalF5 is an innovative digital marketing agency serving top brands with comprehensive online marketing services such as SEO, SEM, and Social Media Marketing in India. DigitalF5 is dedicated to representing businesses digitally with creative and feasible solutions.
price ($mm)
$6.00
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closed 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Merkle, Inc., acquired Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Happy Marketer Group, Southeast Asia’s leading data-driven digital marketing agency. It will be rebranded as Happy Marketer, a Merkle Company – the acquisition will provide a strategic foundation for Merkle’s data, analytics, and CRM solutions in Asia Pacific.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd.
Happy Marketer is an award-winning digital marketing agency headquartered in Singapore. Their team consists of 55 digital experts spread across Singapore and India, where they provide marketing consulting and training in several industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Merkle, Inc., acquired Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Happy Marketer Group, Southeast Asia’s leading data-driven digital marketing agency. It will be rebranded as Happy Marketer, a Merkle Company – the acquisition will provide a strategic foundation for Merkle’s data, analytics, and CRM solutions in Asia Pacific.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Happy Marketer Pte. Ltd.
Happy Marketer is an award-winning digital marketing agency headquartered in Singapore. Their team consists of 55 digital experts spread across Singapore and India, where they provide marketing consulting and training in several industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 1/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Filter, LLC

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired Seattle-based Filter, a leading experience design and digital marketing company serving Fortune 100 CPG and enterprise technology clients with embedded teams, on-site agencies, and fully outsourced solutions. Filter will join Merkle, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Filter, LLC
Seattle-based Filter is a leading experience design and digital marketing company serving Fortune 100 CPG and enterprise technology clients with embedded teams, on-site agencies, and fully outsourced solutions.
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announced 10/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., will acquire Namics

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Namics AG, a leading full-service digital agency in Switzerland and Germany. The company will be integrated with Merkle, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Namics
Namics AG is a leading full-service digital agency in Switzerland and Germany. Namics is a one-stop shop for strategic consulting, innovative concepts, creative work, as well as technical implementation involving a variety of disciplines.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$67
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 8/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Merkle, Inc., acquired Amicus Digital

synopsis: US data and technology agency giant, Merkle, has acquired Salesforce Marketing Cloud specialist, consultancy, Amicus Digital. Amicus Digital is an Australian-based technology, advisory and professional services company, specialising in marketing cloud technology and solutions.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Amicus Digital
Amicus Digital is an Australian-based technology, advisory and professional services company, specialising in marketing cloud technology and solutions.
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closed 1/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired HelloWorld

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Detroit, Michigan-based HelloWorld, a digital marketing solutions provider focused on promotion and loyalty solutions. The business will be rebranded “HelloWorld, a Merkle Company.” Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: HelloWorld
HelloWorld is a digital marketing solutions company working with the world’s leading brands. The powerful combination of native platform technology and marketing strategy allows marketers to accelerate growth and deepen customer impact.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 12/19/2017 via

Merkle, Inc., acquired DWA Media

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired the global B-to-B digital media and marketing agency, DWA. The company will be integrated into Merkle, a leading marketing agency. DWA offers a range of services such as programmatic media, marketing automation, account-based marketing and content marketing consulting.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: DWA Media
DWA is a global media and marketing agency for technology companies. DWA offers a range of services such as programmatic media, marketing automation, account-based marketing and content marketing consulting – all for hundreds of the world's best technology companies.
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announced 11/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., will acquire Oxyma Group

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Oxyma Group, a leading performance marketing agency in the Netherlands and Dubai. Post-acquisition, Oxyma will be rebranded as Merkle, and all agencies as a Merkle company. Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Oxyma Group
Oxyma is a digital marketing agency with a true omni-channel service offering. Their 300+ Marketers, Data Scientists and IT Professionals have a 15 year track record of designing, building, running and improving complex Omni-Channel Marketing processes at major brands.
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closed 7/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Sokrati Inc.

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced the launch of Merkle in India with the acquisition of Sokrati, India’s leading data-driven performance marketing and analytics agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Sokrati Inc.
Sokrati is India’s leading data-driven performance marketing and analytics agency. The company develops its integrated marketing offering with the help of data analytics, CRM based marketing, and the integration of online and offline data, as well as hyperlocal marketing.
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closed 7/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Aquila Insight

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Aquila Insight, one of the largest independent data analytics organizations in the UK.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Aquila Insight
Headquartered in Edinburgh and London, with an additional office in Derby, Aquila Insight specializes in predictive analytics, media mix optimization, digital analytics, and CRM strategy.
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closed 4/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DIVISADERO

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DIVISADERO, a data-driven consultancy business specializing in digital intelligence and digital transformation.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: DIVISADERO
DIVISADERO is a leading Spanish consultancy firm focused on digital intelligence and Digital Transformation. Specialized in digital strategy, data collection, data analysis, data activation and data integration, DIVISADERO offers its data-driven business approach to enhance business results.
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closed 11/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Axis41

synopsis: Merkle announced its acquisition of Salt Lake City based Axis41 (www.axis41.com), a leading web and app development agency focused on customer experience. The move supports the strategy of building within the network a set of full-scale people-based marketing capabilities rooted in data, analytics, and technology.
buyer parent: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights. "
target: Axis41
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Axis41 is a digital marketing agency specializing in brand strategy, creative content, UI/UX architecture, site analytics and CMS implementation. The agency has worked with industry-leading clients such as Adobe, Backcountry.
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announced 8/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., will acquire Merkle, Inc.

synopsis: Dentsu Inc.’s Dentsu Aegis Network, a multinational media and digital marketing communications company, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in data marketing firm Merkle. Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights.
price ($mm)
$1,500
rev ($mm)
$436
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Comet Global Consulting

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Comet Global Consulting, a leading global provider of inbound and outbound CRM, marketing, and real-time decision management solutions that enable companies to reach customers at moments that most influence their decisions and behaviors.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights. "
target: Comet Global Consulting
Comet Global Consulting specializes in supporting the successful implementation of CRM, marketing, and decision management solutions. Comet delivers complex, real world, inbound, and outbound marketing and customer management technology solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DBG UK

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DBG; a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: DBG UK
DBG is a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Periscopix Ltd

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Periscopix, a leading London-based performance marketing agency. Periscopix specializes in search, programmatic media, and web analytics, delivering measurable results for top-tier global and European brands.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: Periscopix Ltd
Founded in 2004, Periscopix focuses on the use of data, analytics, and technology to enable internationally recognized pay-per-click search, programmatic media buying, Google analytics consulting, and conversion rate optimization.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/7/2015 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Pointmarc

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency and the nation’s largest privately-held agency, announced its acquisition of Pointmarc, a leading digital analytics consultancy with world-class site analytics and optimization capabilities.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: Pointmarc
Pointmarc is a leading analytics consultancy providing actionable analytics and technology instrumentation services for some of the world’s most well-known companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired 500friends

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm and the nation’s largest privately-held agency, announced that it has acquired San Francisco-based 500friends, a complete cloud-based omnichannel loyalty solution provider.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: 500friends
CMOs engage 500friends to maximize the profitability of their customer relationships. The company’s SaaS lifecycle marketing suite, LoyaltyPlus, makes it easy to execute omni-channel loyalty programs and personalized customer retention campaigns.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired The Rimm-Kaufman Group

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology enabled, data driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm and the nation’s largest privately-held agency, announced that it has acquired RKG, a leading search and digital marketing agency based in Charlottesville, Va.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology enabled, data driven customer relationship marketing firm, is the nation’s largest privately-held agency. By combining a complete range of marketing, technical, analytical and creative disciplines, Merkle works with clients to design, execute and evaluate connected CRM programs."
target: The Rimm-Kaufman Group
RKG is a search and digital marketing agency that combines superior marketing talent with world-class digital media capabilities to create the industry’s most effective data-driven digital marketing solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired New Control

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology enabled, data driven customer relationship marketing firm and the nation’s largest privately-held agency, announced that it has acquired Chicago-based New Control, a full-service digital and direct agency.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology enabled, data driven customer relationship marketing firm, is the nation’s largest privately-held agency. By combining a complete range of marketing, technical, analytical and creative disciplines, Merkle works with clients to design, execute and evaluate connected CRM programs."
target: New Control
New Control is a full-service digital and direct marketing agency that has created a proprietary campaign development methodology to deliver industry-leading response and conversion rates.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/10/2012 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Brilig LLC

synopsis: Merkle announced that it has acquired New York-based Brilig, a leading digital data exchange for Online Advertising. The acquisition supports Merkle’s data-agnostic value proposition, which integrates the optimal mix of third-party data to drive marketing performance.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a customer relationship marketing firm, is the nation’s largest privately-held agency. By combining a complete range of marketing, technical, analytical and creative disciplines, Merkle works with clients to design, execute and evaluate connected CRM programs. "
target: Brilig LLC
Founded in 2009, Brilig is the first cooperative data marketplace for online display advertising. Unlike other legacy data marketplaces or exchanges, Brilig data is sourced cooperatively and normalized from hundreds or even thousands of discrete databases.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., will acquire Merkle, Inc.

synopsis: Dentsu Inc.’s Dentsu Aegis Network, a multinational media and digital marketing communications company, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in data marketing firm Merkle. Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights.
price ($mm)
$1,500
rev ($mm)
$436
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/17/2017 via PR Newswire

Hero Digital, acquired Beyond Vigilant

synopsis: Hero Digital announced it has completed the acquisition of Beyond Vigilant, a marketing technology agency that helps clients to envision and execute their future customer experiences.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Hero Digital
Hero Digital is a customer experience company. They combine strategy, design, content, engineering, marketing, and data analytics in their delivery of multi-channel customer experiences for brands. "
target: Beyond Vigilant
Beyond Vigilant is a marketing technology agency that helps clients to envision and execute their future customer experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Affinity ID

synopsis: Publicis Groupe has acquired Affinity ID, New Zealand’s leading independent customer experience agency. They are a technology and marketing agency, enabling large businesses to develop customer marketing platforms designed for systematic growth and scale.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$10,107.60)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Affinity ID
Affinity ID is New Zealand’s leading independent customer experience agency. They are a technology and marketing agency, enabling large businesses to develop customer marketing platforms designed for systematic growth and scale.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Avanade Inc., acquired Loud&Clear

synopsis: Avanade, the leading digital innovator on the Microsoft ecosystem, announced it has acquired Loud&Clear, an independent enterprise technology and experience design agency headquartered in Melbourne. Avanade’s clients will benefit from Loud&Clear’s capabilities and experience in User Experience (UX), Digital Strategy, Marketing Automation.
buyer parent: Accenture
buyer: Avanade Inc.
Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries. "
target: Loud&Clear
Loud&Clearis Australia's largest independent digital agency, founded in 2009. Over the last nine years they've grown to a team of 150+ focused on delivering world-class Experience Design, Sitecore and Drupal development and Digital Strategy for enterprise.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ividata Group, acquired Ohwee Agency

synopsis: IVIDATA GROUP, a company specializing in Big Data solutions, announces the integration of OHWEE, a digital marketing agency. This integration allows IVIDATA to add end user / UX / mobility expertise to its existing offerings, and OHWEE to extend its competence in data marketing.
buyer: Ividata Group
IVIDATA is a consulting firm specializing in Digital and Big Data. It develops applications in in ERP, CRM, pharma, infrastructure, analytics. They dedicate their energy and technologies to accompany their customers to the end in the implementation of strategies and digital execution. "
target: Ohwee Agency
Ohwee is a digital marketing agency with end user /UX/ mobility expertise. OHWEE was founded in 2011 by Matthieu Da Conceicao. Among its clients are Taxis G7, Total, Cannes Film Festival, Remy Cointreau, Abbvie, and REALITIES group.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Vincit Oy, acquired XTOPOLY

synopsis: Vincit, Europe's best place to work, acquires Digital Agency XTOPOLY. XTOPOLY is a digital brand agency with a deep practice in brand strategy, UX and UI. The company has designed multi-award winning customer experiences for some of the world's largest brands including Yamaha Watercrafts and Kellogg's.
buyer: Vincit Oy (HLSE:VINCIT:$52.06)
Vincit is a software development and design company based in Irvine and Palo Alto, California, and Tampere, Helsinki, Turku and Savonlinna, Finland. Founded in 2007, Vincit currently employs more than 320 professionals. "
target: XTOPOLY
XTOPOLY is a full-service Digital Agency that blends technology and creativity to produce memorable digital experiences across all connected screens. XTOPOLY has a deep practice in brand strategy, UX & UI. They have designed award winning customer experiences for some of the world's largest brands.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Cognizant Technology Solutions, will acquire Mirabeau BV

synopsis: Cognizant announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Mirabeau BV, a digital marketing and customer experience agency specializing in industries such as travel and hospitality, financial services, retail, and B2B sectors. The acquisition will expand Cognizant's digital business capabilities across Europe.
buyer: Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH:$16,458.00)
Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. "
target: Mirabeau BV
Mirabeau is a digital agency with experts in the fields of customer experience design, marketing, development and cloud services. Since its beginning in 2001, in just 15 years, it has rapidly grown to become the market leader in the Dutch market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/9/2019 via PR Web

Prodege, LLC, acquired InboxDollars.com

synopsis: Prodege, LLC, an internet and media company that rewards its members with cash and free gift cards, announced that it has acquired leading rewards company CotterWeb Enterprises, Inc., which operates the rewards sites InboxDollars.com and SendEarnings.com, DailyRewards.com and InboxPounds.co.uk.
buyer: Prodege, LLC
Prodege is an internet and media company that rewards its members with cash and free gift cards. Prodege is comprised of four consumer brands; Swagbucks, MyPoints, ShopAtHome, and InboxDollars, which deliver engaging content and valuable rewards to more than 100 million members worldwide. "
target: InboxDollars.com
InboxDollars is an online rewards club that pays members cash for their online and mobile activities. Along with SendEarnings.com, InboxPounds.co.uk and DailyRewards.com, InboxDollars connects consumers and advertisers in a way that benefits both.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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 $25 billion of equity capital under management. The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, debt/credit, lending and biohealth. "
target: Vision Integrated Graphics
Vision is a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers. The Company provides personalized, turnkey marketing solutions which generate high returns on investment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$2,081.67)
Valassis helps thousands of local and national brands tap the potential of industry-leading data through intelligent media delivery – understanding, engaging and inspiring millions of consumers to action with smarter cross-channel campaigns. "
target: One Brand Marketing
One Brand Marketing offers efficient postcard marketing solutions that enable merchants to target neighborhoods, create designs, print and mail a postcard campaign in real time. In addition, their Advanced Marketing Platform helps franchise organizations optimize local marketing programs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2017 via BusinessWire

VerifySmart Corporation, acquired BP360 Group

synopsis: Verify Smart Corporation, a global leader in financial fraud prevention and innovative technology solutions announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of The BP360 proximity marketing group. BP360 includes executives who are experienced in developing successful Affiliate Marketing Sales Organizations.
buyer: VerifySmart Corporation (OTCPK:VSMR:$0.00)
Verify Smart Corp is an international technology company that develops and markets innovative solutions for the global digital market. The company also licenses patented technology for the prevention of debit/credit card and electronic transaction fraud. "
target: BP360 Group
The BP360 Group is a proximity marketing business. The company includes seasoned entrepreneurs and executives, experienced in developing successful Affiliate Marketing Sales Organizations, which include thousands of representatives, and advertising campaigns for various companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Entravision Communications Corporation, will acquire Headway Digital

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data and performance digital marketing solutions primarily in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$545.36)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a leading media company that reaches and engages U.S. Latinos across acculturation levels and media channels, as well as consumers in Mexico. The company's comprehensive portfolio incorporates integrated media and marketing solutions. "
target: Headway Digital
Headway, marketing powered by technology, is the leading data-driven media buying company for marketers worldwide, integrating proprietary technology and state-of-the-art partner platforms. Their technology combines DMP and powerful media buying capabilities in a one stop advertising platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2016 via Market Wire

MUNDOmedia Ltd., acquired 36 Labs, LLC

synopsis: MUNDOmedia has acquired 36 Labs, a supply side technology and performance marketing services company. 36 Labs' platforms have driven hundreds of millions in revenue while generating industry leading results for its partners and advertisers. Its foundation is driven by consistently analyzing data fed into CORE, its proprietary marketing platform.
buyer: MUNDOmedia Ltd.
MUNDOmedia is the global leader in data-driven digital marketing. The Company helps large brands grow their business by connecting them to an engaged global audience at the moment of greatest opportunity with a suite of proprietary technology powered by data. "
target: 36 Labs, LLC
36 Labs is a leader in technology-driven user acquisition ("UA"). Utilizing its proprietary marketing optimization technology named CORE, the hands-on team is able to assist brands of all sizes with enhancing their respective UA efforts across the globe.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DBG UK

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DBG; a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: DBG UK
DBG is a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Periscopix Ltd

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Periscopix, a leading London-based performance marketing agency. Periscopix specializes in search, programmatic media, and web analytics, delivering measurable results for top-tier global and European brands.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: Periscopix Ltd
Founded in 2004, Periscopix focuses on the use of data, analytics, and technology to enable internationally recognized pay-per-click search, programmatic media buying, Google analytics consulting, and conversion rate optimization.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/25/2015 via Company Press Release

Output Services Group, Inc., acquired DoublePositive Marketing Group, Inc.

synopsis: Output Services Group (OSG), a leading provider of outsourced billing and statement services and customer communication management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of DoublePositive, a privately-held, Baltimore-headquartered performance- based online marketing company.
buyer: Output Services Group, Inc.
Ouput Services Group is a business technology partner providing integrated multi-channel print and electronic solutions through a state-of-the-art processing environment. OSG offers comprehensive and flexible solutions including electronic billing, invoice/statement services, and more. "
target: DoublePositive Marketing Group, Inc.
DoublePositive is a performance-based online marketing company serving lead buyers, lead sellers, and direct response advertisers. DoublePositive accelerates digital full-funnel demand generation and new customer acquisitions for their customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/12/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Xpressdocs, acquired AmazingMail, Inc.

synopsis: Xpressdocs, a provider of tech-enabled direct marketing and brand management solutions, has acquired Amazingmail, a tech-enabled, direct mail solutions provider and USPS® Affiliate Partner.
buyer parent: Falcata Capital, LLC
buyer: Xpressdocs
Xpressdocs is a provider of tech-enabled direct marketing and brand management solutions. From full-service direct mail, digital print, conventional print, custom packaging, bindery and finishing services, to integrated cross-media marketing campaigns that include print, email and social media. "
target: AmazingMail, Inc.
Amazingmail is a tech-enabled, direct mail solutions provider and USPS® Affiliate Partner. Amazingmail offers online self-service direct mail, full-service direct mail and a robust programmatic direct mail API to support national brands and marketing automation platforms.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Calise Partners, acquired PrintAbilities

synopsis: Calise Partners, an integrated marketing agency, has completed an Asset Purchase of PrintAbilities, a technology-based print, promotional and wearables company utilizing a network of production facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: Calise Partners
Calise Partners is an integrated marketing agency. The agency’s powerful AdScience™ Data Management Platform maintains a single source of truth for clients’ data, allowing for unparalleled optimization of the marketing programs that are most effective in generating new customers. "
target: PrintAbilities
PrintAbilities specializes in printing and promotional design, production and fulfillment for a wide range of companies, managing everything from direct mail and sales collateral to promotional products and wearables.
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Ticker: ASX:SLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat is a leading Australian marketing services business. They partner with their clients to help them with the constant pressure of acquiring and servicing their customers, week-in, week-out. With media, digital and customer service capabilities, Salmat has the right solutions for their clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$333.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.46
EBIT ($mm)
$6.75
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
3000
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Ticker: BSE:532368
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited has evolved from one of the first search engines on the web into a digital media powerhouse with three major divisions: LYCOS Media, LYCOS Advertising, and LYCOS Life (consumer products division). The company employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$325.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.06
EBIT ($mm)
$88.24
Net Income ($mm)
$58.21
Employees
1000
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Ticker: DLGEF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Garage Inc.
Digital Garage produces innovative contexts for the age of the internet by combining three crucial technologies, namely Information Technology, Marketing Technology and Financial Technology. Their core competence is in the integration of the unique areas of specialization in these technologies.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$171.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.20
EBIT ($mm)
$18.65
Net Income ($mm)
$24.22
Employees
376
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Ticker: ENXTPA:HOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch is a Paris-based communication consulting group that creates sustainable relationships between audiences and brands. Hopscotch specializes in PR, event marketing, and digital marketing. Hopscotch helps brands manage their reputation, engage their audiences, and generate more sales.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$164.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$3.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.30
Employees
313
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALNBT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetBooster Group
NetBooster Group
NetBooster is a leading independent European agency in digital performance marketing that makes its comprehensive expertise of digital marketing available to its clients to achieve the best possible performance for their investments.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$155.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.43
EBIT ($mm)
$4.88
Net Income ($mm)
$0.42
Employees
571
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Ticker: AIM:INTQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ is one of the world's most successful Mobile, Social & APP-based service providers. Their disruptive mobile marketing, rich media and advertising platforms enable clients to profitably engage with the emerging social entertainment ecosystem.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$151.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.25
EBIT ($mm)
$12.92
Net Income ($mm)
$11.84
Employees
155
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Ticker: AQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acquity Group, LLC
Acquity Group, LLC
Acquity Group, LLC operates as a multi-channel commerce and digital marketing company. Its solutions include design that covers audience segmentation and persona development, user experience and interaction design, information architecture, visual and motion design, and more.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$141.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.65
EBIT ($mm)
$22.87
Net Income ($mm)
$3.25
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3793
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Drecom Co., Ltd.
Drecom Co., Ltd.
Drecom Co., Ltd. engages in the entertainment web and marketing solution businesses. The company’s Entertainment Web segment plans, develops, and provides entertainment contents to individual Internet users.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$99.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
407
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