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closed 3/13/2019 via BusinessWire

FusionPKG, acquired Architectural Beauty

synopsis: FusionPKG, a full-service supplier to the beauty industry, has acquired Architectural Beauty, a cosmetic formulation, marketing and turnkey provider based in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 2010, they specialize in the creation of cosmetic brands from the ground up.
buyer: FusionPKG
Founded in 2004, FusionPKG is a total beauty solutions provider headquartered in Dallas, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Zhejiang, China. Fusion combines design and engineering expertise to develop packaging for both skincare and color cosmetic categories. "
target: Architectural Beauty
Architectural Beauty is a cosmetic formulation, marketing and turnkey provider based in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 2010, they specialize in the creation of cosmetic brands from the ground up.
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closed 11/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Whistl Ltd., acquired Relish

synopsis: Whistl the UK’s leading logistics specialists in e-fulfilment, mail, and parcels, has acquired Relish, a British fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) product sampling specialist. Through this acquisition, Whistl is able to expand the range of channels available to its customers when planning their in-home sampling campaigns.
buyer: Whistl Ltd.
Whistl is the UK’s leading logistics specialist providing efficient, high-quality and competitively priced services across business mail, parcels, e-Fulfilment, contact centres and doordrop Media, both in the UK and internationally. "
target parent: Kin + Carta
target: Relish
Based in the UK, Relish is a product sampling agency specialising mainly in the beauty and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors. Relish's expertise covers brand partnerships, marketing strategy, project management, social media, print, and fulfilment.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

M&C Saatchi plc, acquired Red Hare Digital

synopsis: M&C Saatchi, the world's largest independent advertising network, has acquired two social influencer agencies Red Hare Digital and sister agency, Grey Whippet. Red Hare and Grey Whippet will be combined with M&C Saatchi's social team to form a new social arm called M&C Saatchi Social.
buyer: M&C Saatchi plc (AIM:SAA:$394.58)
Based in the UK, M&C Saatchi is the world's largest independent advertising network. Powered by its philosophy, Brutal Simplicity of Thought, Diversity of Thought, Independence, and Ownership, their work connects buyers and sellers as simply and as powerfully as possible. "
target: Red Hare Digital
Based in the UK, Red Hare Digital is a creator agency, developing careers for some of the fastest growing social influencers across all media platforms. Grey Whippet is a consultancy and agency that runs social media campaigns.
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closed 8/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Ceuta Group, acquired Creative Leap Limited

synopsis: Ceuta Group, a global, multi award winning consumer brands outsource solutions specialist, has acquired Creative Leap, an integrated brand and communications agency. Creative Leap specialises in Health & Wellbeing and Beauty & Personal Care. Their clients include leading companies such as Johnson & Johnson, 3M, Reckitt Benckiser & Alliance Boots.
buyer: The Ceuta Group
The Ceuta Group is a global, multi award winning consumer brands outsource solutions specialist, servicing the FMCG Food, Drink, Health and Personal Care industries. Ceuta Group has over 24 years proven experience in launching and building both new or existing consumer brands for leading companies. "
target: Creative Leap Limited
Creative Leap is an integrated brand and communications agency based in London, specialising in Health & Wellbeing and Beauty & Personal Care. They have long standing relationships with some of the leading players in the industry including Johnson & Johnson, 3M, Reckitt Benckiser & Alliance Boots.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Together Group Holdings PLC, acquired TheCurrentGlobal, Inc.

synopsis: The New York-based consultancy The Current Global has been acquired by the Together Group, another brand consultancy platform that brings together digital consultants, technical solutions providers and innovators to help future-proof brands across the fashion, lifestyle and tech sectors.
buyer: Together Group Holdings PLC
Together Group is the entrepreneurial Strategy, eCommerce & Digital-Experiences Powerhouse for Fashion, Beauty, Luxury-Lifestyle & Premium Consumer Brands. They unite the best-of-breed founder-led strategy consultancies, agencies and technology providers. "
target: TheCurrentGlobal, Inc.
The Current Global is a New York-based Innovation Consultancy established by Liz Bacelar, a pioneer in the fashion-tech space. The Current Global has quickly evolved into an acknowledged authority for global tech-sourcing and tech-driven innovation in the fashion, beauty, luxury-lifestyle space.
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closed 7/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vice Media Inc., acquired Starworks Group

synopsis: Vice Media, the media brand and content creation studio that's all about youth, has acquired Starworks Group, a global brand development agency specializing in beauty and fashion.
buyer: Vice Media Inc.
VICE is a global media channel focusing on investigative journalism and enlightening videos about everything from world news, travel, art, drugs, politics, sports, fashion, sex, and super cute animals. "
target: Starworks Group
Starworks Group (SWG) is a global brand development agency with offices in New York, Los Angeles and London. Founded in 2000, SWG quickly established a reputation as both progressive and disruptive, bringing together fashion and beauty brands with the Entertainment industry.
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closed 7/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Steinreich Communications, acquired Kenwerks

synopsis: Steinreich Communications Group, Inc., the international public relations agency, has acquired Kenwerks, a leading fashion public relations and marketing firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles, headed by Kenneth Loo. All Kenwerks employees will be retained and will move into Steinreich offices on both coasts.
buyer: Steinreich Communications
Steinreich Communications represents some of the world's leading corporations and consumer brands. It is one of the nation's fastest growing, full-service public relations firms with offices in New York, New Jersey, Washington, Los Angeles, High Point, London, Frankfurt and Tel Aviv. "
target: Kenwerks
Kenwerks is a creative marketing firm that specializes in creative marketing, brand management, event production, public relations and creative direction.
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closed 2/24/2022 via BNC Analysis

Together Group Holdings PLC, acquired Hot Pot China

synopsis: Together Group, a global group of agencies focused on the luxury and lifestyle sectors, has acquired Hot Pot China, a digital-marketing specialist with offices in London and Shanghai. Hot Pot China, which has clients including Liberty, Fortnum & Mason, and LaPerla, will help Together Group clients with entry into and growth in the mainland market.
buyer: Together Group Holdings PLC
Together Group is the entrepreneurial Strategy, eCommerce & Digital-Experiences Powerhouse for Fashion, Beauty, Luxury-Lifestyle & Premium Consumer Brands. They unite the best-of-breed founder-led strategy consultancies, agencies and technology providers. "
target: Hot Pot China
Hot Pot China is a digital-marketing specialist with offices in London and Shanghai. Its holistic approach allows Hot Pot China to lead its retail, beauty and sports clients to deliver excellence across all channels - ecommerce, social, digital and offline.
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closed 12/22/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Tiny, acquired Frosty

synopsis: Tiny, a Canadian holding company focused on the digital agency space, has acquired a majority stake in Frosty, a brand design and marketing strategy firm in Canada. Frosty provides creative direction, brand design, marketing strategy and campaigns to leading clothing brands, including Calvin Klein, Hunter and Everlane.
buyer: Tiny
Tiny Capital starts, buys, and invests in Internet-based businesses. Tiny has founded or acquired over 25 tech companies, including MetaLab and Dribbble, in addition to open-source projects like Meteor. Tiny is based in Victoria, BC and looks for companies that have 3-5 years of operating history. "
target: Frosty
Frosty a brand design and marketing strategy firm in Canada. Frosty provides creative direction, brand design, marketing strategy and campaigns to leading clothing brands, including Calvin Klein, Hunter and Everlane.
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closed 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

MMGY Global, Inc, acquired Grifco PR

synopsis: Travel and hospitality marketing firm MMGY Global has acquired Grifco PR and its sister agency, Ophir PR. Grifco PR and Ophir PR are public relations firms in the the travel and hospitality industry, as well as the lifestyle industry.
buyer: MMGY Global, Inc
MMGY Global is an integrated marketing firm focused on the needs of the travel, hospitality and entertainment industries. They help travel companies grow revenue by motivating their customers. "
target: Grifco PR
Based in the UK, Grifco is a leading public relations firm specializing in international luxury travel and lifestyle. They provide a professional media relations and media strategy service. Ophir PR is a boutique PR, communications and media relations agency in hotel, travel and tourism.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Dolphin Entertainment, acquired The Door

synopsis: Dolphin Entertainment, Inc., a publicly-traded independent producer of premium feature films and digital content, announced a major expansion of its marketing capabilities and footprint through its acquisition of The Door, a leading lifestyle and hospitality public relations, creative branding, and marketing services agency.
buyer: Dolphin Entertainment (DLPN:$24.23)
Dolphin Entertainment is a leading independent entertainment marketing and premium content development company. They produce original feature films and digital programming primarily aimed at family and young adult markets. "
target: The Door
The Door is a creative relations agency constructed as "an idea house," with a focus on building important, viable brands through diverse initiatives. The Door represents a wide range of clients—including food and beverage, personalities, hospitality brands, and entertainment/media entities.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
$6
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2.0x
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closed 8/9/2017 via PR Web

6S Marketing, acquired Motive Communications

synopsis: Digital agency 6S Marketing has acquired social media agency Motive Communications. Motive’s founder, Mitchell Fawcett, joins the 6S Marketing team as VP Partnerships & Social Strategy. With this acquisition, 6S will now offer an advanced suite of social media services, rounding out a comprehensive digital marketing offering.
buyer: 6S Marketing
6S Marketing is a leading digital agency in New York, Vancouver, and Toronto that transforms businesses for the digital age. 6S focuses on emergent tactics such as marketing automation, social media and content strategy, online media buying, programmatic advertising, and multi-lingual campaigns. "
target: Motive Communications
Motive Communications, based in Vancouver, BC, offers social media services to clients in a wide array of industries including tourism, hospitality, fashion, beauty, health, and education. The agency operates with a team of contractors based locally, as well as in Toronto, New York, and Seattle.
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closed 2/15/2017 via Reuters

Giglio Group S.p.A., acquired E-volve Group

synopsis: Giglio Group has acquired E-volve Group, an e-commerce service provider that manages the online shops of fashion brands. E-volve creates e-commerce websites that are completely customized to match every detail of a brand's identity.
buyer: Giglio Group S.p.A. (BIT:GGTV:$43.22)
Giglio Group is an e-commerce and TV media company. They are a leader in the radio television sector, broadcasting in 46 countries, 5 continents and in six languages through their own television channels. Their e-commerce division is the largest online Italian B2B fashion distributor. "
target: E-volve Group
E-volve Group manages over 25 online stores for international fashion brands. Their ecommerce websites are completely customized to match every detail of a brand's identity. Their web analysts provide clients with full real time support and data for their business development.
price ($mm)
$5.75
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$52
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0.1x
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closed 6/15/2015 via Market Wire

PFSweb, Inc., acquired MODA

synopsis: PFSweb, Inc., a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions, has completed the acquisition of MODA, an eCommerce system integrator and consultancy. Based in London, MODA is an eCommerce solutions provider creating unique digital experiences for fashion brands and retailers.
buyer: PFSweb, Inc. (PFSW:$250.40)
PFSweb, Inc. is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem. "
target: MODA
MODA is a digital agency based in London specialising in innovative strategies and Ecommerce solutions for the fashion, lifestyle & luxury industries. The company was founded in 2010 with the core belief that fashion retail is unique and therefore requires a forward thinking approach to Ecommerce.
price ($mm)
$1.25
rev ($mm)
$3
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EV / rev
1.1x
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closed 9/23/2014 via Market Wire

PFSweb, Inc., acquired LiveAreaLabs

synopsis: PFSweb, Inc., a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions, has completed the acquisition of LiveAreaLabs, a digital creative agency and eCommerce systems integrator. LiveAreaLabs delivers eCommerce implementations, apps, and digital campaigns for some of the most respected brands in the fashion, beauty and active lifestyle industries.
buyer: PFSweb, Inc. (PFSW:$250.40)
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem. "
target: LiveAreaLabs
LiveAreaLabs is a digital retail agency. They specialize in translating the unique essence of brands into gratifying digital experiences that connect emotionally, drive satisfied interactions, and create brand ambassadors.
price ($mm)
$4.55
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closed 2/25/2010 via PR Newswire

CharityUSA.com LLC, purchased Wholesale division, Fair Trade from World of Good Inc.

synopsis: World of Good Inc., a social venture that connects artisans from developing communities with mainstream retail markets, announced that GreaterGood/Charity USA has acquired its wholesale division and line of designer, Fair Trade products which will be re-branded, while existing relationships with retailers and artisan partners will be maintained.
buyer: CharityUSA.com LLC
The GreaterGood Network of websites (including TheHungerSite, TheBreastCancerSite, TheAnimalRescueSite, and others) offers the public a unique opportunity to support causes they care about through a free daily click and Gifts that Give More. "
seller: World of Good Inc.
World of Good Inc., a social venture that connects artisans from developing communities with mainstream retail markets. World of Good was founded with the mission to help small artisan producers improve their livelihoods by providing them with access to mainstream retail markets.
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closed 2/28/2019 via PR Newswire

FreakOut Pte Ltd., acquired Spice Lab Pte. Ltd

synopsis: FreakOut, the global marketing technology company, part of FreakOut Holdings, has acquired Spice Lab Pte. Ltd, one of the largest female-focused media companies operating in Thailand and Vietnam, from Drecom Co., Ltd. Spice Lab specializes in consumer marketing for the cosmetics & fashion industries and targets millennial generation girls & women.
buyer parent: Freak Out Holdings, Inc.
buyer: FreakOut Pte Ltd.
FreakOut is a marketing technology company with programmatic solutions [DSP, SSP] delivering in-feed display and in-feed video formats across 3,000 publishers. It offers proprietary media solutions, a mobile-first publishing platform, trading desk programmatic businesses, and consumer marketing. "
target parent: Drecom Co., Ltd.
target: Spice Lab Pte. Ltd
Spice Lab is one of the largest female-focused online media and marketing companies in Southeast Asia and the owner of 'Spice' and 'Pepper' online magazines that predominantly focus on and serve female and male millennial generation audiences with the latest news on fashion and cosmetics trends.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Altavia, acquired Active Creative

synopsis: Altavia has acquired the agency Active Creative in order to strengthen its presence in the Middle East and in Dubai. Active Creative is a content creation agency dedicated to luxury and lifestyle. Located in Dubai, Active Creative is known for its expertise in creative design for cosmetic and perfume brands.
buyer: Altavia
Altavia is the leading independent international group specializing in commercial communication for the retail sector. They provide a multi-channel approach to their clients’ commercial communication needs, enabling them to offer bespoke solutions at every stage in the value chain. "
target: Active Creative
Active Creative is a content creation agency dedicated to luxury and lifestyle. Located in Dubai, Active Creative is known for its expertise in creative design for cosmetic and perfume brands.
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announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Regent Pacific Group Limited, will acquire Yooya

synopsis: Regent Pacific Group, a specialist healthcare, wellness and life sciences investment group, has signed a non-legally binding offer letter to acquire Entertainment Direct Asia ("Yooya"). Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products designed to awaken the body's natural healing system.
buyer: Regent Pacific Group Limited (SEHK:575:($0.57))
Regent Pacific is a diversified investment group based in Hong Kong currently holding various corporate and strategic investments focusing on the healthcare, wellness and life sciences sectors. "
target parent: DFR Asia
target: Yooya
Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is reshaping the way that brands connect with Chinese consumers. Yooya is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products, which are designed to awaken the body's natural healing system and promote better health and sleep.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 12/15/2021 via PR Web

GoMo Health, acquired Trajectory LLC

synopsis: GoMo Health, a leading health and wellness patient and consumer engagement company, has acquired Trajectory, a hybrid brand consultancy/creative agency. Trajectory helps healthcare organizations, consumer wellness brands, and beauty brands to unlock their potential. They offer solutions for brand strategy, social media, content marketing, and more.
buyer parent: The Gold Group
buyer: GoMo Health
GoMo Health is a science-based patient and consumer engagement company focused on healthcare and wellness. GoMo Health provides a cloud-based population health management solution that supports the complete continuum of care. "
target: Trajectory LLC
Trajectory is a hybrid brand consultancy/creative agency focused on healthcare and wellness. Trajectory helps healthcare organizations, consumer wellness brands, and beauty brands to unlock their potential. They offer solutions for brand strategy, social media, content marketing, and more.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BusinessWire

FusionPKG, acquired Architectural Beauty

synopsis: FusionPKG, a full-service supplier to the beauty industry, has acquired Architectural Beauty, a cosmetic formulation, marketing and turnkey provider based in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 2010, they specialize in the creation of cosmetic brands from the ground up.
buyer: FusionPKG
Founded in 2004, FusionPKG is a total beauty solutions provider headquartered in Dallas, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Zhejiang, China. Fusion combines design and engineering expertise to develop packaging for both skincare and color cosmetic categories. "
target: Architectural Beauty
Architectural Beauty is a cosmetic formulation, marketing and turnkey provider based in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 2010, they specialize in the creation of cosmetic brands from the ground up.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BusinessWire

FusionPKG, acquired Architectural Beauty

synopsis: FusionPKG, a full-service supplier to the beauty industry, has acquired Architectural Beauty, a cosmetic formulation, marketing and turnkey provider based in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 2010, they specialize in the creation of cosmetic brands from the ground up.
buyer: FusionPKG
Founded in 2004, FusionPKG is a total beauty solutions provider headquartered in Dallas, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Zhejiang, China. Fusion combines design and engineering expertise to develop packaging for both skincare and color cosmetic categories. "
target: Architectural Beauty
Architectural Beauty is a cosmetic formulation, marketing and turnkey provider based in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 2010, they specialize in the creation of cosmetic brands from the ground up.
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