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closed 12/19/2005 via PR Newswire

RealAge, Inc., acquired Eyeout

synopsis: RealAge, Inc., announced today that it has acquired Eyeout, a company with proprietary software for a trainable search engine and smart feeds. The acquisition aids in RealAge's initiative to offer a first-of-its-kind, personalized Internet search engine of respected and credible health and medical information.
buyer: RealAge, Inc.
RealAge, Inc. is a personalized health media company. It provides personalized information and solutions to help people live healthier, longer lives through an integration of media and services. "
target: Eyeout
Eyeout, a company with proprietary software for a trainable search engine and smart feeds.
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closed 5/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Washington Post, purchased Talent from Digg, Inc.

synopsis: The Washington Post has made a talent acquisition of the Digg team, but not Digg's site or technology. The move comes not as a move by the Post to revive the struggling social news site, but as the recruitment of a team that can help develop its Trove social news platform, as well as Trove-powered products like its Social Reader and Personal Post.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: The Washington Post (:$0.00)
A morning daily and Sunday newspaper published in Washington, D.C. For the 12-month period ending September 30, 1998, The Post's unaudited estimated average circulation was 783,000 daily and 1,095,000 Sunday. The Post maintains 20 foreign, 5 national, and 12 metropolitan news bureaus. "
seller: Digg, Inc.
Founded in 2004 and based in San Francisco, CA, Digg, Inc. operates as a news Web site. It allows users to submit stories for review and comment on stories and videos published on Web site. The company’s Web portal allows people to discover and share content.
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closed 5/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Fox Interactive Media, Inc., acquired Newroo Inc.

synopsis: Fox Interactive Media (FIM) today announced it has completed two acquisitions of innovative early stage companies, Newroo Inc. and kSolo.com. Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed.
buyer parent: The News Corporation Limited
buyer: Fox Interactive Media, Inc.
A division of News Corporation, Fox Interactive Media (FIM) offers a global, border-free online network that caters to consumers by giving them the platform and tools to express themselves, communicate with each other, and engage with the best music, TV, film, sports, information and more. "
target: Newroo Inc.
Newroo was founded in 2002 by Daniel Gould and Brian Norgard who attended Brown University together and who wanted to provide users with a powerful tool set to create vertical news-driven websites that found the most important things on the web about their personal passions and interests.
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closed 3/23/2005 via BusinessWire

Gannett Co., Inc., Knight Ridder, Tribune Company, acquired Topix.net

synopsis: Topix.net announced today that Gannett Co., Inc., Knight-Ridder, Inc. and Tribune Company jointly have acquired a 75 percent stake in Topix.net. Ownership is split evenly, with each media company owning 25 percent and the Topix.net founders retaining a 25 percent stake.
buyer: Tribune Company (TRCO:$1,920.00)
buyer: Knight Ridder
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,234.07)
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company operating on multiple platforms including the Internet, mobile, newspapers, magazines and TV stations. Gannett is an Internet leader with hundreds of newspaper and TV Web sites. "
target: Topix.net
Founded in 2002 with the specific mission of providing users with the ability to quickly and easily find targeted news on the Internet, Topix.net is a news aggregator with unique technology to find and categorize news into 300,000 topics, from Autos to ZIP code level local news. Topix.net distribut
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closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired AreaConnect, LLC.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of AreaConnect LLC, a provider of local online traffic to Yellow and White Pages publishers, for $16 million in cash and Marchex common stock, and $1.7 million in additional restricted common stock (valued based on the 10-day trailing average prior to the closing date).
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: AreaConnect, LLC.
AreaConnect receives 2 million unique users per month through its directory focused local sites, that drive search leads from online consumers primarily to regional bell operating carriers and localized search products.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$1
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EV / rev
14.7x
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closed 10/4/2005 via BusinessWire

NewsGator Technologies, acquired NetNewsWire

synopsis: NewsGator Technologies, Inc., the leading RSS platform company, announced today that it has acquired NetNewsWire, the leading RSS reader for Mac OS X. NewsGator also announced that NetNewsWire will integrate tightly with the NewsGator Online synchronization platform.
buyer: NewsGator Technologies
NewsGator Technologies helps enterprises leverage social computing to deliver real business value. The company's enterprise social networking products are used by the world's most recognized brands, including Novartis, Federal Reserve Bank, The United States Army, and The United States Air Force. "
target: NetNewsWire
NetNewsWire is an easy-to-use RSS and Atom newsreader for Mac OS X. Its familiar three-paned interface—similar to Apple Mail—can fetch and display news from thousands of different websites and weblogs, making it quick and easy to keep up with the latest news.
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closed 9/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Publishers Clearing House, acquired Topix LLC

synopsis: Publishers Clearing House (PCH), a leading digital entertainment and commerce destination for millions of US consumers, announced the acquisition of Topix, a destination for highly engaging quizzes and slideshows focused on entertainment, celebrities, pop culture, and current events.
buyer: Publishers Clearing House
Publishers Clearing House has been a leader in direct marketing and chance-to-win opportunities since 1953. As consumers have evolved to online, and now mobile media and entertainment consumption, PCH has also evolved its offerings as well. "
target: Topix LLC
Topix is a technology company focusing on entertainment such as celebrities, pop culture, the offbeat, health, current events, and more. Every month, more than 25 million highly engaged users spend an average of 7 minutes per session browsing Topix's growing collection of high quality content.
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announced 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oath Inc., will acquire Yahoo!7 Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Seven West Media (SWM) has announced that Oath Inc. is to take full control of Yahoo7 by acquiring SWM’s 50 percent stake in the business. Yahoo7 is a premium media and publishing company which reaches nearly half of the Australian population every month.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Oath Inc.
Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. They reach one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of media and technology brands. Oath brands include Yahoo, AOL, HuffPost, Engadget, TechCrunch, Tumblr, MAKERS and the Build Series. "
target parent: Seven West Media Limited
target: Yahoo!7 Pty Ltd.
Yahoo7 is a premium media and publishing company in the ANZ market, which reaches nearly half of the Australian population every month. Yahoo7 aims to bring all the best articles in news, entertainment and lifestyle in the one place.
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closed 3/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Newscron SA, acquired Newscron SA

synopsis: In a management buyout, Peter Hogenkamp has acquired the majority of shares of Newscron SA in Lugano. The number of shareholders has been reduced to five, the company is planning to move to Zurich in the near future. Newscron offers a large number of newspapers, blogs, websites and other information.
buyer: Newscron SA
Newscron offers a large number of newspapers, blogs, websites and other information. Unlike other aggregators, Newscron has a unique algorithm which is able to filter and organize the news semantically. "
target: Newscron SA
Newscron offers a large number of newspapers, blogs, websites and other information. Unlike other aggregators, Newscron has a unique algorithm which is able to filter and organize the news semantically.
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announced 3/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, will purchase TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH from Tomorrow Focus AG

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG signed an agreement with Burda Digital GmbH covering the sale of TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH, which is home to the TOMORROW FOCUS Group’s publishing activities including the news portal FOCUS Online; the German-language edition of The Huffington Post, a news portal and platform for blogs; and more.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
seller: Tomorrow Focus AG (DB:TFA:$90.36)
TOMORROW FOCUS Publishing GmbH is the publishing segment of Tomorrow Focus AG. It includes TOMORROW FOCUS Media GmbH (one of Germany’s leading digital marketing providers) and TOMORROW FOCUS News+ GmbH, which operates a number of Internet portals such as the news journalism site FOCUS Online.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
1.0x
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8.6x
closed 8/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Meir Gal, acquired Behadrey Haredim Ltd.

synopsis: Behadrey Haredim, a Haredi Internet site and forum board, has been purchased by advertising executive Meir Gal. The new owner intends on expanding the site’s activities to overseas markets.
buyer: Meir Gal
Meir Gal is the son of pioneeering Haredi ad man Benny Gal, who built Gal-Oren BSD into one of the largest advertising agencies catering to Israel's Haredi sector. "
target: Behadrey Haredim Ltd.
Behadrey Haredim Ltd. is a Haredi web portal founded in 2002 was originally a forum board for controversial topics within Israel's Haredi community. Currently they are a web portal for general content and news.
price ($mm)
$2.81
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$1
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announced 8/6/2013 via BusinessWire

Modern Times Group MTG AB, will acquire Darik News Ltd.

synopsis: Modern Times Group MTG AB, the international entertainment broadcasting group, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 70% of the merged assets of Darik News and Net Info in Bulgaria from Darik Radio, the Bulgarian commercial radio operator. Darik News operates a wide range of websites including news, sports news; and weather.
buyer: Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG B:$476.09)
Modern Times Group (MTG) is an international entertainment broadcasting group with operations that span four continents and include free-TV, pay-TV, radio and content production businesses. "
target parent: Darik Radio AD
target: Darik News Ltd.
Darik News operates a wide range of websites including news site dariknews.bg; sports news site gong.bg; and weather site vremeto.bg. Net Info operates the email platform abv.bg; video clip site vbox7.com; sports news site sportni.bg; weather site sinoptik.bg; and entertainment news site edna.bg.
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closed 4/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Darik News, acquired Net Info.BG AD

synopsis: Darik News announced that it is expected to acquire Net Info. Darik News Ltd. includes a total of 15 sites, including dariknews.bg, sportsgong.bg, and darikfinanse.bg. Net Info.BG AD operates as an informational and entertaining on-line company in Bulgaria. It provides portals, search engines, e-shops, and sports portals.
buyer parent: Darik Radio AD
buyer: Darik News
Darik News offers online news services in Bulgarian language. Dariknews.bg offers topics in the form of text, pictures, and radio newscasts from Darik Radio. Darik News Ltd. includes a total of 15 sites, including dariknews.bg, sportsgong.bg, and darikfinanse.bg. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: Net Info.BG AD
Net Info.BG AD operates as an informational and entertaining on-line company in Bulgaria. Its sites offer consumers digital daily routine, news, entertainment, and search. The company is based in Sofia, Bulgaria and operates as a subsidiary of Sanoma Magazines International B.V.
price ($mm)
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$5
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0.0x
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closed 7/16/2012 via GlobeNewswire

National Broadcasting Co. Inc., acquired Msnbc Digital Network

synopsis: NBC News President Steve Capus announced that NBC News is now the full owner and operator of Msnbc Digital Network, which includes msnbc.com, TODAY.com, NightlyNews.com, BreakingNews.com, Newsvine.com, EveryBlock.com, and the existing apps and digital extensions of these respective properties.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: National Broadcasting Co. Inc.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American commercial broadcasting television network. The network is part of the media company NBCUniversal, which is a joint venture of Comcast and General Electric since 2011. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Msnbc Digital Network
MSNBC Interactive News LLC, an online channel, provides health, entertainment, business, and science/technology news. It also operates an online news site, which offers print and multimedia content.
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$295 [$195]*
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closed 11/25/2011 via BNC Analysis

Andre d.o.o, acquired Novi List d.d

synopsis: Andre d.o.o has acquired Novi List d.d, a Croatian newspaper company. Novi List d.d also provides news through its website, novilist.hr.
buyer: Andre d.o.o
Andre d.o.o is a Croatian company. "
target: Novi List d.d
Based in Croatia, Novi List d.d provides information on news and current events through its newspaper and website.
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$15*
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closed 5/4/2011 via Market Wire

Datran Media, acquired Allvoices, Inc.

synopsis: Datran Media, a leading digital marketing technology company, announced the acquisition of Allvoices, Inc., one of the world's largest social news sites with over 460,000 contributors and approximately 10 million unique visitors per month.
buyer: Datran Media
Datran Media is an award-winning technology and marketing company that leading brands, agencies and publishers depend on to discover, reach and retain their ideal audiences across all digital media channels. "
target: Allvoices, Inc.
Allvoices, Inc. is one of the world's largest social news sites. Using a set of proprietary algorithms, Allvoices utilizes professional and online news sources, blogs, images and videos to determine relevancy, foster credibility and maintain openness with each contribution made to the site.
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closed 1/24/2011 via BusinessWire

UberMedia, acquired Mixx.com

synopsis: UberMedia, the leading independent provider of applications for reading and posting to Twitter and other social media platforms, has announced its acquisition of Mixx.com. Mixx.com has been a leader in curating social content into channels of information that enable users to find content and people who are relevant to their interests.
buyer parent: Idealab Capital Partners
buyer: UberMedia
UberMedia is a developer of applications and web-based services that make it easier for users to find, follow, and communicate with others on Twitter and other social media platforms. UberMedia applications include UberTwitter, Echofon, and Twidroyd. "
target: Mixx.com
Recommended Reading, Inc. operates as social news Web site Mixx.com in the United States. It offers online news, information, photos, videos, business, entertainment, sports, life, health, technology, science, and fun related information. Recommended Reading, Inc. is based in McLean, Virginia.
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closed 3/25/2010 via New York Times

Lebedev Holdings, Ltd., acquired The Independent

synopsis: Alexander Lebedev, a Russian billionaire, struck a long-awaited deal to buy The Independent newspaper, little more than a year after he acquired another of Britain’s respected major papers, The Evening Standard of London.
buyer: Lebedev Holdings, Ltd.
Lebedev Holdings Ltd. is a company formed by Alexander Lebedev and his son, Evgeny Lebedev. Alexander Evgenievich Lebedev is a Russian billionaire, listed by Forbes magazine as the 358th richest person in the world in 2008. "
target parent: Independent News & Media PLC
target: The Independent
The Independent is a British newspaper, nicknamed the Indy, while the Sunday edition, The Independent on Sunday, is the Sindy. The Independent is one of the youngest UK national daily newspapers. The daily edition was named National Newspaper of the Year at the 2004 British Press Awards.
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closed 9/2/2009 via PR Newswire

Examiner.com, acquired NowPublic Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Examiner.com, the insider source for everything local, has acquired Vancouver-based NowPublic, a pioneer in user-generated content and the largest participatory news network in the world. Examiner.com will leverage NowPublic's innovative search and publishing technology to solidify its leadership position in providing local news and information.
buyer parent: The Anschutz Company
buyer: Examiner.com
Clarity Digital Group, d/b/a Examiner.com, serves 109 markets across the country and is the insider source for everything local. Examiner.com's content is contributed by Examiners; passionate, informed, and knowledgeable local influencers. "
target: NowPublic Technologies, Inc.
NowPublic is a crowd-sourced, participatory news network that mobilizes an army of reporters to cover the events that define our world. In its short history, the company has become the largest news organization of its kind with contributing reporters in more than 6000 cities and 160 countries.
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closed 6/18/2008 via BNC Analysis

Village NetMedia Inc., acquired Courier Publications, LLC.

synopsis: Village NetMedia has agreed to purchase Courier Publications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Terms of the transaction, which include six weekly newspapers across Maine, were not disclosed. Cribb, Greene & Associates brokered the deal.
buyer: Village NetMedia Inc.
Village NetMedia Inc. is a newspaper publishing house based in Rockland, Maine. It operates the Web site VillageSoup and two community newspapers. "
target parent: Crescent Publishing Co.
target: Courier Publications, LLC.
Courier Publications, LLC. publishes newspapers along with operating as a news portal.
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closed 12/19/2005 via PR Newswire

RealAge, Inc., acquired Eyeout

synopsis: RealAge, Inc., announced today that it has acquired Eyeout, a company with proprietary software for a trainable search engine and smart feeds. The acquisition aids in RealAge's initiative to offer a first-of-its-kind, personalized Internet search engine of respected and credible health and medical information.
buyer: RealAge, Inc.
RealAge, Inc. is a personalized health media company. It provides personalized information and solutions to help people live healthier, longer lives through an integration of media and services. "
target: Eyeout
Eyeout, a company with proprietary software for a trainable search engine and smart feeds.
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closed 3/12/2012 via Market Wire

Sharecare, Inc., acquired RealAge, Inc.

synopsis: Sharecare, the interactive health and wellness social platform co-founded by Jeff Arnold and two-time Emmy Award-winning television host, Dr. Mehmet Oz, announced its acquisition of RealAge®, the leading consumer health assessment website centered on the groundbreaking RealAge Test®.
buyer: Sharecare, Inc. (NasdaqGS:SHCR:$331.76)
Launched in 2010 and based in Atlanta, GA, Sharecare is an interactive, social Q & A platform that allows people to ask, learn and act upon questions of health and wellness. "
target parent: The Hearst Corporation
target: RealAge, Inc.
RealAge.com is a leading health and wellness site centered around the groundbreaking RealAge Test®, a scientific but simple-to-take test that calculates how old your body thinks you are.
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closed 11/1/2007 via

Hearst Magazine Division, acquired RealAge, Inc.

synopsis: Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst Corporation, will acquire RealAge, Inc., a consumer-health media company and provider of personalized health information and management tools. The announcement was made by Cathleen P. Black, president, Hearst Magazines and Charlie Silver, founder and CEO of RealAge. RealAge will become a wholly-owned subsidiary.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Hearst Magazine Division
Hearst Magazines is one of the world's largest publishers of monthly magazines, with 19 U.S. titles and nearly 200 international editions distributed in as many countries. Hearst publishes 19 monthly magazines in the U. K. through its wholly owned subsidiary, The National Magazine Company Limited. "
target parent: Camelot Ventures
target: RealAge, Inc.
RealAge, Inc. is a personalized health media company. It provides personalized information and solutions to help people live healthier, longer lives through an integration of media and services.
price ($mm)
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$20
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0.0x
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closed 12/19/2005 via PR Newswire

RealAge, Inc., acquired Eyeout

synopsis: RealAge, Inc., announced today that it has acquired Eyeout, a company with proprietary software for a trainable search engine and smart feeds. The acquisition aids in RealAge's initiative to offer a first-of-its-kind, personalized Internet search engine of respected and credible health and medical information.
buyer: RealAge, Inc.
RealAge, Inc. is a personalized health media company. It provides personalized information and solutions to help people live healthier, longer lives through an integration of media and services. "
target: Eyeout
Eyeout, a company with proprietary software for a trainable search engine and smart feeds.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, acquired Onmeda.de

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe, Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher, has acquired from Onmeda.de gofeminin, a leading online portal for women in Germany. Onmeda.de is one of Germany’s leading health portals. Onmeda.de provides information on diseases & symptoms, medication, pregnancy, psychology, nutrition, 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 parent: TF1 Group
target: Onmeda.de
Onmeda.de is one of Germany’s leading health portals. Onmeda.de reaches around 1.2 million unique users each month with its easy-to-understand information about health and medicine. The portal provides information on diseases & symptoms, medication, pregnancy, psychology, nutrition, and more.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired HealthLine, Inc.

synopsis: Red Ventures, a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together, has acquired Healthline Media, a publisher of two of the four largest consumer health and wellness information sites in the world, reaching over 150 million visitors a month globally, more than any other online health publisher.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and 17 proprietary brands across the Financial, Home, Health, Education and Digital Services. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: HealthLine, Inc.
As one of the fastest growing consumer health information sites, Healthline.com advances Healthline's mission to be users' most trusted ally in their pursuit of health and well-being. Healthline provides socially inspired, medically reviewed and data-driven content.
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closed 5/16/2019 via PE Hub

Remedy Health Media, acquired Vertical Health, LLC

synopsis: Remedy Health Media, which is backed by Topspin Partners, has acquired Vertical Health, a publisher serving patients and healthcare professionals in the diabetes, mental health, back pain, and pain management areas.
buyer parent: Topspin Partners
buyer: Remedy Health Media
Remedy Health Media (Remedy) is a leading digital health and wellness platform that provides information-rich content and inspiring, emotionally engaging real-life stories that motivates millions of patients and caregivers to boldly navigate life-changing diagnoses and achieve better outcomes. "
target: Vertical Health, LLC
Vertical Health publishes award winning brands focused in chronic disease. Their health information, tools and services help patients and healthcare professionals improve outcomes. Their brands include: EndocrineWeb.com, DiabeticLifestyle.com, PsyCom.net, and more.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired Minha Vida

synopsis: Webedia, a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, and Purefans, has acquired an online health and wellness portal that provides online information on fitness, beauty, health, and wellness. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Brazil.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia SAS is a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans, Shopoon, Dailyconso, and Onlydesign. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Paris, France. "
target: Minha Vida
Minha Vida operates an online health and wellness portal that provides online information on fitness, beauty, health, and wellness. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Brazil.
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closed 3/12/2012 via Market Wire

Sharecare, Inc., acquired RealAge, Inc.

synopsis: Sharecare, the interactive health and wellness social platform co-founded by Jeff Arnold and two-time Emmy Award-winning television host, Dr. Mehmet Oz, announced its acquisition of RealAge®, the leading consumer health assessment website centered on the groundbreaking RealAge Test®.
buyer: Sharecare, Inc. (NasdaqGS:SHCR:$331.76)
Launched in 2010 and based in Atlanta, GA, Sharecare is an interactive, social Q & A platform that allows people to ask, learn and act upon questions of health and wellness. "
target parent: The Hearst Corporation
target: RealAge, Inc.
RealAge.com is a leading health and wellness site centered around the groundbreaking RealAge Test®, a scientific but simple-to-take test that calculates how old your body thinks you are.
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closed 11/1/2007 via

Hearst Magazine Division, acquired RealAge, Inc.

synopsis: Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst Corporation, will acquire RealAge, Inc., a consumer-health media company and provider of personalized health information and management tools. The announcement was made by Cathleen P. Black, president, Hearst Magazines and Charlie Silver, founder and CEO of RealAge. RealAge will become a wholly-owned subsidiary.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Hearst Magazine Division
Hearst Magazines is one of the world's largest publishers of monthly magazines, with 19 U.S. titles and nearly 200 international editions distributed in as many countries. Hearst publishes 19 monthly magazines in the U. K. through its wholly owned subsidiary, The National Magazine Company Limited. "
target parent: Camelot Ventures
target: RealAge, Inc.
RealAge, Inc. is a personalized health media company. It provides personalized information and solutions to help people live healthier, longer lives through an integration of media and services.
price ($mm)
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$20
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 12/21/2015 via PR Newswire

Anytime Fitness, LLC, acquired PumpOne

synopsis: Anytime Fitness announced that it has purchased PumpOne, a leading mobile personal training services provider featuring the world's largest exercise image and video library. PumpOne has a library of over 7,000 fitness images and videos, more than 1,000 workout programs and a rich, intuitive user experience to connect trainers and clients.
buyer: Anytime Fitness, LLC
Anytime Fitness is the fastest-growing gym franchise in the world, with more than 3,000 gyms serving nearly 3,000,000 members on five continents. Anytime Fitness prides itself on providing its members with convenient fitness options and friendly, personal service in well-maintained facilities. "
target: PumpOne
PumpOne is the world leader in mobile personal training solutions, creating portable fitness trainers that can go anywhere. They have the world’s largest made-for-mobile exercise image and video library and state-of-the-art technology with the simplicity of drag & drop or just a touch of a screen.
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announced 10/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire MyFitnessPal

synopsis: Under Armour, Inc., a global leader in branded athletic performance apparel, footwear and accessories, is to sell the MyFitnessPal platform to Francisco Partners. MyFitnessPal is a smartphone app and website that tracks diet and exercise.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $24 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 300 technology companies. "
target parent: Under Armour
target: MyFitnessPal
MyFitnessPal is a smartphone app and website that tracks diet and exercise. The app uses gamification elements to motivate users. To track nutrients, users can either scan the barcodes of various food items or manually find them in the app's large pre-existing database.
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$215
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closed 2/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Under Armour, acquired MyFitnessPal

synopsis: Under Armour, a global leader in sports performance and innovation, announced the acquisition of MyFitnessPal. MyFitnessPal is the leading free resource for achieving and maintaining health and fitness goals, providing nutritional information for over five million foods and offering caloric data associated with hundreds of exercises.
buyer: Under Armour (NYSE:UA:$4,512.13)
Under Armour, the originator of performance footwear, apparel and accessories, revolutionized how athletes across the world dress. Designed to make all athletes better, the brand's innovative products are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. "
target: MyFitnessPal
MyFitnessPal is the leading free resource for achieving and maintaining health and fitness goals, providing nutritional information for over five million foods and offering caloric data associated with hundreds of exercises, empowering its community to make better, informed healthy-living decisions.
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closed 9/29/2015 via PR Web

ATD Health Network Inc., acquired Sehat

synopsis: Toronto-based medical question and answer platform Ask The Doctor has scooped up India’s largest health platform Sehat, headquartered in Hyderabad, India with offices in New Delhi. Sehat launched in 2009 and was the first Indian corporation to provide health news, advice, and expertise around the country.
buyer: ATD Health Network Inc.
ATD Health Network is the most trusted and popular source of personalized medical information in the world. Through its website AskTheDoctor.com, consumers can ask health questions and a top physician will respond. "
target: Sehat
Sehat.com is an online health portal aiming to educate, guide, and help patients make informed health decisions. It provides 24/7 online medical assistance through “Ask a Doctor” module for free.
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closed 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

ModiHealth, acquired More Active, LLC

synopsis: ModiHealth has acquired More Active, LLC, a healthcare technology company that offers a fitness and wellness app for streaming workouts, nutrition plans, health tracking, health education, and more. ModiHealth's acquisition of More Active will provide customers with a full-body care experience at the top of its class.
buyer: ModiHealth
ModiHealth is the only integrative whole-person virtual care platform on the market offering access to every type of practitioner, including holistic, natural, and functional doctors, along with nutritionists, mental health practitioners, health and life coaches, personal trainers, and more. "
target: More Active, LLC
More Active empowers health and wellness experts by providing them with a unique, robust, and high-quality suite of health and wellness tools. Through its mobile app, More Active gives users access to premier at-home streaming workouts, fitness plans, nutrition plans, health tracking, and more.
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announced 3/30/2016 via BusinessWire

SheKnows.com, will acquire HelloFlo

synopsis: SheKnows Media, a leading women's media company with a reach of over 81 million unique visitors per month, and 275 million social media fans and followers, announced the intent to acquire HelloFlo, a premier women’s health brand that offers advice, inspiration, and products for women and girls.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: SheKnows.com
SheKnows Media is the number-one women’s lifestyle digital media company with more than 81 million unique visitors per month and 275 million social media fans and followers. The company operates a family of leading media properties that include SheKnows.com, BlogHer.com and StyleCaster.com. "
target: HelloFlo
HelloFlo is a women's health company dedicated to normalizing the conversation about women's bodies so that women can live healthier lives. HelloFlo serves its community by providing content, classes and products to help women and girls navigate physical milestones and changes.
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closed 6/12/2014 via BusinessWire

Jamieson Laboratories, acquired Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions

synopsis: Jamieson Laboratories, Canada’s number one selling vitamin, mineral and supplement brand, announced the acquisition of leading Canadian women’s wellness company Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions. LVHS is committed to educating women through lectures, radio and television shows, newsletters, webinars, books, blogs and other forms of social media.
buyer: Jamieson Laboratories
Established in 1922, Jamieson is Canada’s number one selling vitamin, mineral and supplement brand and a recognized innovator in the development of proprietary formulas. Jamieson products are made at the company’s state-of-the-art facilities in Windsor, Ontario. "
target: Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions
Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions is committed to educating women through lectures, radio and television shows, newsletters, webinars, books, blogs and other forms of social media. Find Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solution SMART products at health food stores and fine food retailers across Canada.
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closed 7/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Pan-American Life Insurance Group, acquired HolaDoctor Inc.

synopsis: Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG) announced that it has acquired HolaDoctor Inc. (HolaDoctor), the leading digital provider of health and wellness solutions for Hispanic audiences. HolaDoctor will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Pan-American Life Insurance Group with a significant level of independence.
buyer: Pan-American Life Insurance Group
Pan-American Life Insurance Group is a leading provider of insurance and financial services throughout the Americas that has been delivering trusted financial services since 1911. The Group offers individual and/or group life, accident and health insurance, employee benefits and financial services. "
target: HolaDoctor Inc.
HolaDoctor is a leader in health services for Hispanics. It is a trusted online resource for Hispanic consumers interested in improving their health and well being. Their flagship website, HolaDoctor.com, is a leading web and mobile destination of health and lifestyle content & programs in Spanish.
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closed 6/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Wildflower Health, acquired Circle

synopsis: Wildflower Health, a leading mobile health software company, announced it has acquired the Circle Women's Health Platform, a mobile health technology incubated by Providence St. Joseph Health. Circle is a mobile app created to ensure their patients regularly receive curated, provider-approved family and children's health resources.
buyer: Wildflower Health
Wildflower Health grows healthy families by making intelligent connections between consumers and their healthcare. They simplify healthcare every day, helping families manage the health needs of moms, dads, kids and aging parents on one shared mobile application. "
target parent: Providence St. Joseph Health
target: Circle
Circle is a mobile app created to ensure their patients regularly receive curated, provider-approved family and children's health resources. The app serves as a single source of information for parents, providing resources on everything from breastfeeding to teenager interactions.
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closed 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired ADDitude

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and a leader in health information services for consumers and healthcare professionals (HCPs), announced the acquisition of ADDitude, a multi-channel platform supporting people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), their caregivers, and professionals in the ADHD treatment space.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target: ADDitude
ADDitude is an ADHD magazine, community and web site dedicated to strategies and support for individuals and families living with ADD and related conditions.
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closed 4/4/2017 via PR Newswire

Petco, acquired PetCoach

synopsis: Petco announced that it has acquired PetCoach, a digital services company that connects pet parents with experienced veterinary professionals for personalized answers to improve the overall health and well-being of their pets by providing convenience, data and easy access to expert advice.
buyer: Petco
Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that focuses on nurturing powerful relationships between people and pets. They operate Petco and Unleashed by Petco locations; prescription services and pet supplies from the leading veterinary-operated pet product supplier, Drs. Foster & Smith; & petco.com."
target: PetCoach
PetCoach is a digital services company that connects pet parents with experienced veterinary professionals for personalized answers to improve the overall health and well-being of their pets by providing convenience, data and easy access to expert advice.
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closed 8/2/2012 via PR Newswire

UL Environment, acquired GoodGuide, Inc.

synopsis: UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced the acquisition of GoodGuide, one of the world's largest sources of information on the health, environmental, and social impacts of consumer products. GoodGuide helps consumers identify safe, healthy and socially responsible products and companies.
buyer parent: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
buyer: UL Environment
UL Environment works to advance global sustainability, environmental health, and safety by supporting the growth and development of environmentally preferable products, services, and organizations. "
target: GoodGuide, Inc.
GoodGuide helps consumers identify safe, healthy and socially responsible products and companies. GoodGuide currently offers detailed product information for personal care, household chemical, and food products, as well as appliances, apparel, and automobiles at www.GoodGuide.com.
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closed 9/15/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Ratings Guy, LLC merged with iVantage Health Analytics, Inc.,

synopsis: Veteran healthcare industry executives announced the combination of their companies. The Ratings Guy, LLC, an online rating system, will now be part of iVantage Health Analytics, to provide a single source of business intelligence solutions to help providers address the complex requirements of managing under the new healthcare.
buyer: iVantage Health Analytics, Inc.
iVantage Health Analytics' information products integrate market intelligence, quality and performance benchmarking with innovative delivery platforms to help customers pinpoint key tactical advantages. "
target: The Ratings Guy, LLC
The Ratings Guy, LLC offers an online rating system for lifestyle websites.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

The FIT Company, acquired FITCO

synopsis: The FIT Company, a holding company that focuses on active and healthy lifestyle products, has acquired FITCO, an Indonesian startup app company that encourages and helps people to build habits that matter.
buyer: The FIT Company
Based in Indonesia, The FIT Company is a holding company that focuses on active and healthy lifestyle products with the mission to build a technology-enabled ecosystem consisting of wellness-oriented products and services that simplifies ones' journey in becoming more active and health conscious. "
target: FITCO
FITCO is an Indonesian startup app company that encourages and helps people to build habits that matter. Its DNA is to develop daily habits that help people to thrive not only on health, but across all aspects of life.
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