Like Sidelines Inc

closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Natural Intelligence Inc., acquired Sidelines Inc

synopsis: Natural Intelligence, a global leader in the online comparison market, has acquired Sidelines, an Isreal-based company that helps people make better sports betting decisions. Sidelines is a mobile US sports betting comparison platform that helps users find the best odds.
buyer: Natural Intelligence Inc.
Natural Intelligence is a global leader in the online comparison market, with unique technologies that give them a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Their comparison sites help millions of consumers to choose suitable service providers in a wide variety of Industries. "
target: Sidelines Inc
Sidelines is an Isreal-based company that helps people make better sports betting decisions. Sidelines is a mobile US sports betting comparison platform that helps users find the best odds. The platform provides users with accurate projections and optimal picks to help them maximize their profits.
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closed 2/16/2022 via PR Newswire

Gambling.com Group, acquired BonusFinder

synopsis: Gambling.com Group Limited, a leading provider of player acquisition services for the regulated global online gambling industry, has acquired BonusFinder, an online platform that helps people to find the best bonuses. BonusFinder allows users to compare bonuses and get free money for sports betting & casino games.
buyer: Gambling.com Group (NasdaqGM:GAMB:$42.30)
Gambling.com Group Limited is a multi-award-winning performance marketing company and a leading provider of digital marketing services active exclusively in the online gambling industry. The Group publishes a portfolio of premier branded websites including Gambling.com and Bookies.com. "
target: BonusFinder
BonusFinder is an online platform that helps people to find the best bonuses. BonusFinder allows users to compare bonuses and get free money for sports betting & casino games. Their platform provides accurate information on each provider as well as how to access each bonus to its fullest potential.
price ($mm)
$14
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closed 12/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired CasinoUK

synopsis: Catena Media, the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator, has acquired CasinoUK, a company that helps people find the best online casino and gambling games in the UK. They review the latest and leading online gaming & internet gambling sites in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: CasinoUK
Casinuk.com helps people find the best online casino and gambling games in the UK. They review the latest and leading online gaming & internet gambling sites in the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$11
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announced 10/28/2015 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, will acquire Right Casino Media

synopsis: Catena Media continues to strengthen its position as one of Europe’s fastest growing lead generation companies with its acquisition of Right Casino Media. Right Casino Media is a London-based company that focuses on generating high quality customers for diverse gaming websites.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is one of Europe’s most rapidly expanding profit-driven marketing and lead generation companies, operating in online gaming and primarily in online casino, with a focus on markets in Sweden, Norway, Finland, the UK and the Netherlands. "
target: Right Casino Media
Right Casino Media is a London-based company that focuses on generating high quality customers for diverse gaming websites. The main product is RightCasino.com, a comparative portal for online casinos that helps users to find a casino based on their needs and requirements.
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$3.00
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closed 5/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired Lineups

synopsis: Catena Media plc, a global leader in online lead generation, has acquired Lineups, an online sports affiliation company specialising in analytics, betting predictions and tools. Lineups operates a sports betting site that provides confirmed and projected starting lineups and rosters for US sports leagues and fantasy sports.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is a global online lead generation company focused on the iGaming and finance industries. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees globally. "
target: Lineups
Lineups is an online sports affiliation company specialising in analytics, betting predictions and tools. Lineups operates a sports betting site that provides confirmed and projected starting lineups and rosters for the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, US sports leagues and for fantasy sports.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
$8
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5.3x
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closed 9/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Better Collective A/S, acquired My Betting Sites

synopsis: Danish company Better Collective, the world’s leading developer of digital platforms for bookmaker information, iGaming communities, and betting tips, has acquired MyBettingSites.co.uk. Based in London, My Betting Sites runs a sports betting website and is one of the most visited sites in the UK for learning how betting odds work.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$192.22)
Denmark-based Better Collective is a developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and iGaming communities. Better Collective’s portfolio includes more than 2,000+ websites and products, including bettingexpert.com, the trusted home of tips from expert tipsters. "
target: My Betting Sites
MyBettingSites.co.uk is one of the most visited websites in the UK for learning how sports betting odds work. The company helps players by listing all betting sites and each of their offers, how bonuses work, how they vary, and which one might be best for them.
price ($mm)
$2.27
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$0
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$0
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5.5x
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7.3x
announced 5/30/2019 via PR Newswire

WagerTalk, will acquire The Gold Sheet

synopsis: WagerTalk, the Canadian-based largest sports betting content provider in the world, will acquire The Gold Sheet, US's longest-running sports betting newsletter that delivers analysis on NFL and college football games, along with NBA and college basketball matchups.
buyer: WagerTalk
WagerTalk is a leading sports betting information and handicapping service in Canada. Their team of writers, handicappers, and personalities create sports betting content from across the globe. They run a YouTube channel for weekly sports betting videos, a daily radio show and a series podcasts. "
target: The Gold Sheet
The Gold Sheet is US's longest-running sports betting newsletter. Each week, the Gold Sheet team delivers analysis on NFL and college football games, along with NBA and college basketball matchups. Readers receive Key Releases, as well as access to proprietary power rankings on all teams.
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closed 8/22/2018 via PR Newswire

WagerTalk, acquired Sportsmemo, Inc.

synopsis: WagerTalk, a leading sports betting information and handicapping service, has acquired Sportsmemo. Founded in 2004, Sportsmemo has served as the nation's premier resource for sports betting and handicapping information.
buyer: WagerTalk
WagerTalk is a leading sports betting information and handicapping service. Founded in July 2015, WagerTalk’s team of writers, handicappers, and personalities create content from across the globe. The brand’s YouTube channel has generated 2.4 million views for its sports betting videos. "
target: Sportsmemo, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Sportsmemo has served as the nation's premier resource for sports betting and handicapping information. Sportsmemo's network of podcasts, interactive forums, and informative blogs has been helping bettors and sports fans pad their bankroll for nearly 15 years.
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closed 1/5/2022 via PR Newswire

Thimba Media, acquired Seven Star Digital

synopsis: Thimba Media, a global iGaming content marketing company, has acquired Seven Star Digital, a UK-based company that connects consumers to world leading online gambling operators. Seven Star aims to create a better iGaming comparison experience. Their sites provide reviews, guides, and promotions for top online gambling sites in the US and the UK.
buyer: Thimba Media
Thimba is an innovative start-up company within iGaming and lead generation. Established in 2016, today Thimba operates a diverse portfolio of lead generation sites and iGaming Investments Globally. The group's aim is to grow through a combination of strategic acquisitions and internal innovation. "
target: Seven Star Digital
Seven Star Digital is a UK-based company that connects consumers to world leading online gambling operators. Seven Star aims to create a better iGaming comparison experience. Their sites provide reviews, guides, and promotions for top online gambling sites in the US and the UK.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Thimba Media, acquired The Slot Buzz

synopsis: Thimba Media, the iGaming performance marketing company, has acquired The Slot Buzz from Helicon One Digital, a London lead generation and content marketing business. The Slot Buzz operates a product, brand review, and news site for online slot players. They review slot sites and slot games to help their readers choose where they want to gamble.
buyer: Thimba Media
Thimba is an innovative start-up company within iGaming and lead generation. Established in 2016, today Thimba operates a diverse portfolio of lead generation sites and iGaming Investments Globally. The group's aim is to grow through a combination of strategic acquisitions and internal innovation. "
target parent: Helicon One Digital Ltd
target: The Slot Buzz
The Slot Buzz is an affiliate marketing business in the UK. The Slot Buzz operates a product, brand review, and news site for online slot players. They review and rate slot sites and slot games to help their readers choose where they want to gamble and what products they wish to play.
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closed 5/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Thimba Media, acquired Casino Martini

synopsis: Thimba Media, a global iGaming content marketing company, has acquired Casinomartini.com, its player bases, operations and staff. Casino Martini owns and operates an online casino database that lists casinos all over the world. The company is based in the United Kingdom and continuously scans the market in ways to find new casinos.
buyer: Thimba Media
Thimba is an innovative start-up company within iGaming and lead generation. Established in 2016, today Thimba operates a diverse portfolio of lead generation sites and iGaming Investments Globally. The group's aim is to grow through a combination of strategic acquisitions and internal innovation. "
target: Casino Martini
Casino Martini owns and operates an online casino database that lists casinos all over the world. The company is based in the United Kingdom. Casinomartini continuously scans the market in ways to find new casinos.
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closed 11/11/2020 via Company Press Release

RakeTech Ltd., acquired American Gambler

synopsis: Raketech, the iGaming performance marketing partner, has acquired American Gambler, a community-driven platform focused on providing reliable information and answers to questions about betting legally in the United States. American Gambler provides an online gambling guide for sportsbooks, racebooks, online casinos, poker, fantasy sports and more.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company, with expertise in delivering comparison services, online guides, communities and social media products for the online gaming, sports and consumer finance industry that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. "
target: American Gambler
American Gambler is a community-driven platform focused on providing reliable information and answers to questions about betting legally in the United States. American Gambler provides an online gambling guide for sportsbooks, racebooks, online casinos, poker, fantasy sports, betting apps and more.
price ($mm)
$5.92
rev ($mm)
$2
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$2
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3.5x
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3.9x
closed 2/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

IveyPoker, acquired Leggo Poker, LLC

synopsis: IveyPoker announced the acquisition of LeggoPoker, a community-based website focused on teaching poker strategy through instructional videos from professional experts. Founded by Phil Ivey, IveyPoker offers a suite of innovative poker products and services designed to both entertain and educate poker players of all levels.
buyer: IveyPoker
Founded by Phil Ivey, IveyPoker offers a suite of innovative poker products and services designed to both entertain and educate poker players of all levels. The IveyPoker App is a free-to-play social and mobile poker game that offers a unique poker experience. "
target: Leggo Poker, LLC
LeggoPoker is a community-based website focused on teaching poker strategy through instructional videos from professional experts. It offers video tutorials, forums, videos, and individual coaching facilities.
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announced 6/22/2016 via Reuters

Everysport Media Group AB, will acquire Daytime Media House AB

synopsis: Everysport Media Group AB has entered into an agreement to acquire sports and game information company Daytime Media House AB (DMH) and its subsidiaries. DMH is a Swedish media group mainly active within sports and betting information – within both the B2C and the B2B segment. They are the largest provider of betting information in Scandinavia.
buyer: Everysport Media Group AB (XSAT:EVERY A:$10.12)
Everysport Media Group AB (ESMG) is the fastest growing company in Sweden within the sports media and sports technology. They help clients communicate with target audiences in football, hockey, golf or tennis. ESMG owns, operates and sells for some of the top sports websites in each sport. "
target: Daytime Media House AB
Daytime Media House AB is a Swedish media group mainly active within sports and betting information – within both the B2C and the B2B segment. They are the largest provider of betting information in Scandinavia, delivering a variety of products in print, digital and through telefax.
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closed 3/30/2022 via Company Press Release

Glance Digital Experience Private Limited, acquired NostraGamus

synopsis: Glance, the third largest content platform in India, has acquired NostraGamus, a real money multi-gaming app in India. NostraGamus aims to disrupt the real-money, skill-gaming market in India. Their platform has close to 10 million registered users and offers fantasy sports, poker, rummy, quiz and hyper-casual games.
buyer parent: InMobi
buyer: Glance Digital Experience Private Limited
Glance is the third largest content platform in India. Glance simplifies people's lives by making internet frictionless. The platform converts static mobile lockscreens into a vibrant, immersive and visually spectacular surface that provides personalised content to users. "
target: NostraGamus
NostraGamus is a real money multi-gaming app in India. NostraGamus aims to disrupt the real-money, skill-gaming market in India. Their platform has close to 10 million registered users and offers fantasy sports, poker, rummy, quiz and hyper-casual games.
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closed 12/23/2021 via PR Newswire

Wind Creek Hospitality, acquired FlowPlay

synopsis: Wind Creek Hospitality has acquired FlowPlay, Inc., the company behind the most powerful connected social gaming platform for casual and sports wagering games, virtual worlds and social casinos. The acquisition allows Wind Creek Hospitality to build opportunities and economic development in new ways.
buyer: Wind Creek Hospitality
Wind Creek Hospitality is an authority of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, the only federally recognized Indian Tribe in the state of Alabama. Wind Creek Hospitality manages the Tribe's gaming facilities including: Wind Creek Atmore, Wind Creek Wetumpka, and Wind Creek Montgomery, among others. "
target: FlowPlay
FlowPlay is the company behind the most powerful connected gaming platform for casual and sports wagering games, virtual worlds and social casinos. A developer, operator and publisher, FlowPlay serves both consumers and businesses with engaging online and mobile free-to-play experiences.
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closed 7/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Scientific Games Corporation, acquired Red7Mobile Ltd.

synopsis: Scientific Games, a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets, has acquired Red7Mobile, a game studio that designs and develops high quality, innovative games and apps for the gambling industry.
buyer: Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS:$2,153.00)
Scientific Games Corporation is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets. The Company's portfolio includes gaming machines, game content and systems; table games products and utilities; and more. "
target: Red7Mobile Ltd.
Red7Mobile designs and develops high quality, innovative games and apps for the gambling industry. Their portfolio includes slot games, instant win/scratch cards, and table games. In addition to game content, Red7Mobile also offers a range of sports betting solutions.
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closed 5/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

NYX Gaming Group Ltd., acquired Game360

synopsis: Developer of gaming content NYX Gaming Group Ltd. announced that the purchase of Game360 Ltd. had been completed. Game360 is known to develop and distribute native and HTML5 mobile solutions as well as sports betting software to a number of gambling operators that provide their services on the Italian regulated market.
buyer: NYX Gaming Group Ltd. (TSXV:NYX:$184.82)
NYX Gaming proudly serves premium gaming content and fast, flexible gaming systems in true partnership with well over 100 customer partners using a combination of lottery, bingo and casino platforms and library of 300+ games. "
target: Game360
Game360 is an online and mobile software supplier offering a complete set of cross media and value added solutions to the gaming, casino and gambling industry's national and multinational leading operators.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Natural Intelligence Inc., acquired Sidelines Inc

synopsis: Natural Intelligence, a global leader in the online comparison market, has acquired Sidelines, an Isreal-based company that helps people make better sports betting decisions. Sidelines is a mobile US sports betting comparison platform that helps users find the best odds.
buyer: Natural Intelligence Inc.
Natural Intelligence is a global leader in the online comparison market, with unique technologies that give them a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Their comparison sites help millions of consumers to choose suitable service providers in a wide variety of Industries. "
target: Sidelines Inc
Sidelines is an Isreal-based company that helps people make better sports betting decisions. Sidelines is a mobile US sports betting comparison platform that helps users find the best odds. The platform provides users with accurate projections and optimal picks to help them maximize their profits.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Natural Intelligence Inc., acquired Tipstrr Ltd

synopsis: Natural Intelligence, a global leader in the online comparison market, has acquired Tipstrr, a sports betting tips platform in the UK. Tipstrr connects expert tipsters with sports bettors looking to improve their long term profitability. Their platform offers markets on 16 sports, including Horse Racing, Football, Basketball, Baseball and more.
buyer: Natural Intelligence Inc.
Natural Intelligence is a global leader in the online comparison market, with unique technologies that give them a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Their comparison sites help millions of consumers to choose suitable service providers in a wide variety of Industries. "
target: Tipstrr Ltd
Tipstrr is an open and transparent sports betting tips platform in the UK. Tipstrr connects expert tipsters with sports bettors looking to improve their long term profitability. Their platform offers markets on 16 sports, including Horse Racing, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Ice Hockey and more.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Natural Intelligence Inc., acquired Sidelines Inc

synopsis: Natural Intelligence, a global leader in the online comparison market, has acquired Sidelines, an Isreal-based company that helps people make better sports betting decisions. Sidelines is a mobile US sports betting comparison platform that helps users find the best odds.
buyer: Natural Intelligence Inc.
Natural Intelligence is a global leader in the online comparison market, with unique technologies that give them a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Their comparison sites help millions of consumers to choose suitable service providers in a wide variety of Industries. "
target: Sidelines Inc
Sidelines is an Isreal-based company that helps people make better sports betting decisions. Sidelines is a mobile US sports betting comparison platform that helps users find the best odds. The platform provides users with accurate projections and optimal picks to help them maximize their profits.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Natural Intelligence Inc., acquired Cappsool

synopsis: Natural Intelligence, a world leader in the fast growing comparison sites arena that helps millions of consumers to choose suitable service providers in a wide variety of Industries, has acquired Cappsool, an app distribution and discovery platform that contextually matches apps with premium mobile content.
buyer: Natural Intelligence Inc.
Natural Intelligence is a world leader in the fast growing comparison sites arena, with unique technologies that give them a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Their comparison sites help millions of consumers to choose suitable service providers in a wide variety of Industries. "
target: Cappsool
Cappsool is an app distribution and discovery platform that contextually matches apps with premium mobile content. Cappsool seeks to provide users with an intuitive, native, rewarding app-discovery experience by providing them with relevant apps in the content they are reading.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Natural Intelligence Inc., acquired Sidelines Inc

synopsis: Natural Intelligence, a global leader in the online comparison market, has acquired Sidelines, an Isreal-based company that helps people make better sports betting decisions. Sidelines is a mobile US sports betting comparison platform that helps users find the best odds.
buyer: Natural Intelligence Inc.
Natural Intelligence is a global leader in the online comparison market, with unique technologies that give them a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Their comparison sites help millions of consumers to choose suitable service providers in a wide variety of Industries. "
target: Sidelines Inc
Sidelines is an Isreal-based company that helps people make better sports betting decisions. Sidelines is a mobile US sports betting comparison platform that helps users find the best odds. The platform provides users with accurate projections and optimal picks to help them maximize their profits.
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closed 7/26/2022 via BusinessWire

Valnet Inc., acquired Pocket-lint

synopsis: Valnet Inc. has completed the acquisition of Pocket-lint.com, a leading digital tech publication based out of the UK. Pocket-lint started with a small team of professional journalists in 2003 and has since expanded its coverage to include news, reviews, opinions and guides on all things consumer tech.
buyer parent: Valsoft Corp
buyer: Valnet Inc.
With more than 3.5 billion sessions per year, Valnet is the leading digital content investment company that owns and operates a diversified portfolio of premier digital publishing assets across multiple verticals. "
target: Pocket-lint
Pocket-lint.com is a leading digital tech publication based out of the UK. Pocket-lint started with a small team of professional journalists in 2003 and has since expanded its coverage to include news, reviews, opinions and guides on all things consumer tech.
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closed 7/24/2022 via BNC Analysis

Love Energy Savings, acquired Energy Helpline

synopsis: Love Energy Savings, an energy comparison platform in the UK, has acquired Energy Helpline, a price comparison service in the UK. Energy Helpline helps thousands of households to reduce their energy bills by providing them with fast, free and friendly advice on the best gas and electricity deal for them.
buyer: Love Energy Savings
Love Energy Savings is an energy comparison platform in the UK. Love Energy Savings is dedicated to helping households and businesses save money on their utilities. Their platform allows users to compare electricity, gas, business telecom, and more. "
target: Energy Helpline
Based in the United Kingdom, Energy Helpline is a price tool for the electricity and gas sectors. It operates in both the direct and affiliate channels via on and off-line customer conversion. They provide customers with fast, free and friendly advice on their best gas and electricity deal.
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closed 7/6/2022 via PR Newswire

SolarReviews, acquired Fixr

synopsis: SolarReviews, the largest consumer reviews website in the solar industry, has acquired Fixr, the definitive online resource for home remodeling advice. Fixr offers over 700 accurate and detailed cost guides for a wide array of home improvement and renovation projects, including kitchen remodeling, roof repair, pest control, flooring, HVAC and more.
buyer: SolarReviews
SolarReviews is the largest consumer reviews website in the solar industry. SolarReviews offers detailed reviews and ratings for residential solar panels and solar panel installation companies. Their platform allows users to search for installers, view their profiles, and request a quote. "
target: Fixr
Fixr is the definitive online resource for home remodeling advice. Fixr offers over 700 accurate and detailed cost guides for a wide array of home improvement and renovation projects, including kitchen and bathroom remodeling, roof replacement and repair, pest control, flooring, HVAC, and more.
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closed 6/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Rocket Revenue AB, acquired AffiliJet

synopsis: Rocket Revenue AB, a digital marketing company in Sweden, has acquired Affilijet Operations AB from Speqta AB, a performance marketing company in Sweden. AffiliJet an affiliate marketing company in Sweden. AffiliJet operates comparison sites for loans, credit cards, discount codes, and electricity agreements through media house collaborations.
buyer: Rocket Revenue AB
Rocket Revenue is one of the Nordic region's fastest growing digital marketing companies. Rocket Revenue uses the power of Facebook, Google and other digital platforms to help companies grow. They offer services for paid social, paid search, SEO, creative, and more. "
target parent: Speqta AB
target: AffiliJet
AffiliJet a leading affiliate marketing company in Sweden. AffiliJet create
s comparison and shopping services
 for consumers. The company operates comparison sites for unsecured loans, credit cards, discount codes, and electricity agreements through media house collaborations.
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$1.09
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closed 7/11/2022 via BusinessWire

NerdWallet, Inc., acquired Barrelhead, Inc

synopsis: NerdWallet, Inc., a platform that provides financial guidance to consumers and small- and mid-sized businesses, has acquired On the Barrelhead, Inc., a data-driven platform that provides consumers and SMBs with credit-driven product recommendations to help improve their financial lives.
buyer: NerdWallet, Inc. (NRDS:$379.60)
NerdWallet is on a mission to provide clarity for all of life’s financial decisions. As a personal finance website and app, NerdWallet provides consumers with trustworthy and knowledgeable financial information so they can make smart money moves. "
target: Barrelhead, Inc
On the Barrelhead is a data-driven platform that provides consumers and SMBs with credit-driven product recommendations to help improve their financial lives.
price ($mm)
$120
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$38
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announced 6/22/2022 via BusinessWire

SilverLake, will acquire Facile.it S.p.A.

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Facile.it, the leading Italian online price comparison platform, from EQT and Oakley Capital, a pan-European private equity firm.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is a global technology investment firm, with more than $60 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of investment and operating professionals based in Menlo Park, New York, London, Hong Kong, Cupertino and San Francisco. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Facile.it S.p.A.
Facile.it is the leading Italian Online Price Comparison platform, helping over 4 million customers every month to compare prices on key areas of their household spending, providing access to a wide product offering, helping them save time and money.
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closed 6/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

CCM Benchmark Group, acquired Edcom

synopsis: CCM Benchmark Group, a leading digital media group in France, has acquired Edcom, a French website for comparing smartphones, mobile plans, and internet providers. Edcom allows users to compare a large variety of mobile plans, internet packages, and smartphones. The site also provides daily articles to keep users informed about new offers.
buyer parent: Dassault Systemes
buyer: CCM Benchmark Group
CCM Benchmark Group is a leading digital media group in France. CCM Benchmark Group owns and operates multiple websites that attract over 50 million unique visitors per month. The company also offers performance marketing and programmatic advertising services. "
target: Edcom
Edcom is a French website for comparing smartphones, mobile plans, and internet providers. Edcom allows users to compare a large variety of mobile plans, internet packages, and smartphones. The site also provides daily articles to keep users informed about new offers and promotions.
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closed 6/1/2022 via BusinessWire

Valnet Inc., acquired TopSpeed

synopsis: Valnet Inc. has successfully completed the acquisition of TopSpeed.com, a leading digital automotive publication. The site covers news and trends within the automotive industry by publishing daily articles, spy shots and thorough buyer guides and reviews.
buyer parent: Valsoft Corp
buyer: Valnet Inc.
With more than 3.5 billion sessions per year, Valnet is the leading digital content investment company that owns and operates a diversified portfolio of premier digital publishing assets across multiple verticals. "
target: TopSpeed
TopSpeed was founded in 2003 with the goal of becoming the preferred online destination for car enthusiasts. The site covers news and trends within the automotive industry by publishing daily articles, spy shots and thorough buyer guides and reviews.
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closed 4/26/2022 via Company Press Release

VPN Online, acquired VPNThrive.com

synopsis: VPNOnline, a leading name in the VPN industry has acquired VPNThrive, to further strengthen its position in the VPN industry. Launch in April 2020, VPNThrive was the internet's #1 guide on finding the best VPN for various situations. They did in-depth unbiased reviews of each VPN service.
buyer: VPN Online
VPN Online was started in 2019 and is now one of the fastest-growing companies in the cyber-security space. The team of VPN experts tests and reviews each and every VPN service that is new in the market. The results of these tests are then shared with the readers and visitors of this site. "
target: VPNThrive.com
Launch in April 2020, VPNThrive was the internet's #1 guide on finding the best VPN for various situations. They did in-depth unbiased reviews of each VPN service. VPNThrive was located Chicago and was started by Erwin Caniba.
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closed 3/23/2022 via Company Press Release

Ebra SAS, acquired Humanoid SAS

synopsis: The EBRA group, a newspaper publisher in France, has acquired Humanoid, a French media company. Humanoid owns and operates 3 websites. Their brands include Frandroid, an online buyer's guide for smartphones, computers, TVs, and other technologies; Numerama, a news website focused on technology; and Madmoizelle, a lifestyle website aimed at women.
buyer parent: Groupe Credit Mutuel
buyer: Ebra SAS
EBRA is a newspaper publisher in France. EBRA owns and publishes 9 daily regional newspapers that are distributed across eastern France. Their papers include Le Dauphiné libéré, Le Progrès, l'Est républicain, le Républicain Lorrain, le Bien Public, le Journal de Saône et Loire, l'Alsace and more. "
target: Humanoid SAS
Humanoid is a French media company. Humanoid owns and operates 3 websites. Their brands include Frandroid, an online buyer's guide for smartphones, computers, TVs, and other technologies; Numerama, a news website focused on technology; and Madmoizelle, a lifestyle website aimed at women.
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closed 3/16/2022 via GlobeNewswire

CampShores, acquired CampVec

synopsis: CampShores, an online resource for information on camping, has acquired CampVec, a camping and kayaking review website. CampVec provides experience-based reviews and well-researched buying guides for camping gear and equipment. They cover inflatable canoes, inflatable tents, inflatable fishing kayaks, 3 person kayaks, and more.
buyer: CampShores
CampShores is an online resource for information on camping. CampShores provides reviews and advise for camping and kayaking trips. They offer guides and reviews to help campers find the best camping gear, campsites, and kayaking locations. "
target: CampVec
CampVec is a camping and kayaking review website. CampVec provides experience-based reviews and well-researched buying guides for camping gear and equipment. They cover inflatable canoes, inflatable tents, inflatable fishing kayaks, 3 person kayaks, and more.
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announced 2/28/2022 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, will acquire Vergleich.org

synopsis: CentralNic, a global tech company, will acquire Vergleich.org, a leading comparison platform in Germany. Vergleich.org tests and compares products and services to provide their users with comprehensive purchasing advice. Their platform provides comparisons for vacuums, coffee makers, vitamins, shoes, dash cams, smartphones, chairs, and more.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$410.54)
CentralNic is a global company that drives the growth of the global digital economy by developing and managing software platforms allowing businesses to buy subscriptions to domain names and related services, including protecting their brands online. "
target: Vergleich.org
Vergleich.org is a leading comparison platform in Germany. Vergleich.org tests and compares products and services to provide their users with comprehensive purchasing advice. Their platform provides comparisons for vacuums, coffee makers, vitamins, shoes, dash cams, smartphones, chairs, and more.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$55
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
closed 2/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Valnet Inc., acquired Busy Pixel Media

synopsis: Valnet Inc. has successfully completed the acquisition of Busy Pixel Media (“BPM”), a leading digital media company. Headquartered in Pennsylvania, USA, Busy Pixel Media focuses on providing product recommendations and analysis around the latest technology, global trends and the outdoor and backyard spaces.
buyer parent: Valsoft Corp
buyer: Valnet Inc.
Valnet is a leading multi-vertical digital media publisher and owner of a variety of premium digital publications, including movie news authority ScreenRant.com, pop culture site CBR.com and video game news site GameRant.com. "
target: Busy Pixel Media
Headquartered in Pennsylvania, USA, Busy Pixel Media focuses on providing product recommendations and analysis around the latest technology, global trends and the outdoor and backyard spaces. Their global audience includes influential consumers from around the world.
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closed 1/24/2022 via GlobeNewswire

ZoomerMedia Ltd., acquired blogTO

synopsis: ZoomerMedia, Canada's leading diversified multimedia company, announced that it has acquired all of the shares of Freshdaily Inc., owner and publisher of blogTO, the leading digital source for local Toronto news, culture, restaurant reviews, event listings, and all the best the city has to offer.
buyer: ZoomerMedia Ltd. (TSXV:ZUM:$38.55)
Founded in 2008, ZoomerMedia is Canada's leading diversified multimedia company devoted to creating content, services and experiences for Canada's largest demographic - "Zoomers" or the 17.2 million Canadians aged 45plus - on all platforms: television, radio, print, digital, and live events. "
target: blogTO
Freshdaily Inc. is the owner and publisher of blogTO, the leading digital source for local Toronto news, culture, restaurant reviews, event listings, and all the best the city has to offer.
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closed 1/12/2022 via Company Press Release

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, acquired Musterhaus.net

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe, Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher, has acquired a 75.1% stake in Musterhaus.net, Germany's largest independent house building portal. Musterhaus.net allows users to compare homes and home builders, and provides information on home building, such as floor plans, house types, roofs, and more.
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe is Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher with a total of over 500 publications in eight countries. They publish newspapers, women’s magazines, TV guides, advertising papers, books and more. "
target: Musterhaus.net
Musterhaus.net is Germany's largest independent house building portal. Musterhaus.net enables people to build the house of their dreams. Their site allows users to compare homes and home builders, and provides information on home building, such as floor plans, house types, roofs, and more.
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closed 12/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Livspace, acquired Qanvast

synopsis: Livspace, a trusted interior design marketplace in India and Singapore, has acquired a majority stake in Qanvast, a home remodelling and design platform in Singapore. Qanvast allows users to browse local home ideas, get matched with local interior firms, and check out reviews left by fellow homeowners.
buyer: Livspace
Livspace is a trusted interior design marketplace in India and Singapore. Livspace connects interior designers, vendors and customers to help them make their dream home. Their platform allows users to easily book appointments and consult with professional designers. "
target: Qanvast
Qanvast is a home remodelling and design platform in Singapore. Qanvast connects homeowners and trusted home professionals to help them improve their homes. Their platform allows users to browse local home ideas, get matched with local interior firms, and check out reviews left by fellow homeowners.
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announced 11/10/2021 via BusinessWire

VerticalScope Inc., will acquire The Streamable

synopsis: VerticalScope Holdings Inc., an operator of online enthusiast communities in Canada, will acquire The Streamable, the leading destination for news, reviews, and deals on streaming services and devices. The Streamable provides information on services such as Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Apple TV, Roku, and more.
buyer: VerticalScope Inc. (TSX:FORA:$63.87)
Based in Toronto, VerticalScope is a technology company that has built and operates a cloud-based digital platform for online enthusiast communities in high-consumer spending categories. "
target: The Streamable
The Streamable is the leading destination for news, reviews, and deals on streaming services and devices. The Streamable helps cord-cutters to find the best media streaming services and devices. They provide information on services such as Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Apple TV, Roku, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/3/2021 via Company Press Release

klarna AB, will acquire Pricerunner AB

synopsis: Klarna, a leading global retail bank announces it has signed an agreement to acquire PriceRunner. PriceRunner will bring new features in the form of product reviews, rich product discovery and price comparisons to the Klarna app to enhance the shopping, payments and banking experience for consumers globally.
buyer: klarna AB
Based in Sweden, Klarna is one of Europe’s largest banks and provides payment solutions for 85 million consumers. Klarna offers direct payments, pay after delivery options and installment plans in a smooth one-click purchase experience that lets consumers pay when and how they prefer to. "
target parent: NS Intressenter
target: Pricerunner AB
PriceRunner is a leading shopping comparison site, operating in the UK, Sweden, Denmark, France, Germany and Austria. They find the best deals all over the internet for users to compare. They show product details, prices, reviews and ratings from multiple retailers to help inform shopping decisions.
price ($mm)
$124
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aura Company, acquired Comparitech Limited

synopsis: Comparitech.com has been acquired by Aura Inc., the owner of VPN service Hotspot Shield and a technology company dedicated to creating a safer internet for everyone. Comparitech is a pro-consumer British website that offers reviews, tools, and comparisons. Comparitech primarily tests and reviews VPNs services and various other products.
buyer: Aura Company
Aura is a mission-driven technology company dedicated to creating a safer internet for everyone. With an easy to use, integrated suite of services trusted by more than one million customers, Aura makes all-in-one digital security accessible to all. "
target: Comparitech Limited
Comparitech is a pro-consumer British website that offers reviews, tools, and comparisons. Founded in 2016 by Richard Patterson, Comparitech has served consumers in the United States, United Kingdom, and worldwide. Comparitech primarily tests and reviews VPNs services and various other products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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