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announced 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ostance, Inc., will acquire Shumee-to Club

synopsis: Ostance, a talent agency in Japan, will acquire Shumee-to Club from DeNA, a Japanese developer of mobile and online services. Shumee-to Club is a social networking website for hobby-based social exchange among middle-aged and senior citizens in Japan. Shumee-to Club has over 300,000 members who actively share posts and photos about their hobbies.
buyer: Ostance, Inc.
Ostance is a talent agency in Japan. Ostance manages a portfolio of performers, singers, dancers, choreographers, and content creators. Ostance supports their artists to make their dreams come true. Ostance offers wedding, entertainment, senior entertainment, and advertising services. "
target parent: DeNA Global, Inc.
target: Shumee-to Club
Shumee-to Club is the largest social networking website for hobby-based social exchange among middle-aged and senior citizens in Japan. Shumee-to Club has over 300,000 members who actively share posts and photos about their hobbies.
price ($mm)
$0.10
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closed 1/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Tapestry Pty Ltd, acquired ConnectAround

synopsis: Australian startup application Tapestry, which is targeted at senior citizens, has acquired California-based ConnectAround. ConnectAround Inc. is a social network for residents of active living retirement communities. Their mission is to promote active lifestyles by revealing people, opportunities, and activities that are in one’s neighborhood.
buyer: Tapestry Pty Ltd
Tapestry is an online platform that is targeted at senior citizens to stay connected to their loved ones by sharing photos and sending messages easily on any device. Tapestry is available on the web, iPad, iPhone, and Android. "
target: ConnectAround
ConnectAround Inc. is a social network for residents of active living retirement communities. Their mission is to promote active lifestyles by revealing people, opportunities, and activities that are in one’s neighborhood.
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closed 1/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

Feierabend AG, acquired Platinnetz GmbH

synopsis: Feierabend AG, a German social network for the target group of seniors, has acquired Platinnetz. Platinnetz GmbH, based in Germany, operates an online community for senior citizens.
buyer: Feierabend AG
Feierabend.de is a German social network for the target group of seniors. The platform was launched in September 1998 as the first German online club for "50-plus target group". The site was a pioneer in a new genre of network specially designed for seniors. "
target: Platinnetz GmbH
Platinnetz GmbH operates an online community for senior citizens. The company is based in Germany.
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closed 5/6/2010 via BusinessWire

Leber-Bernstein Group, LLC, acquired Grandparents.com

synopsis: Leber-Bernstein Group, LLC, acquired the www.grandparents.com internet-based business through a controlling interest in Grandparents Acquisition Company, LLC. Grandparents.com is recognized as the premier site for Grandparents on the Internet, and as having the highest quality and breadth of content.
buyer: Leber-Bernstein Group, LLC
Leber-Bernstein Group, LLC is a venture of Steve Leber and Joseph Bernstein. Steve Leber was has earned a legendary reputation as a rock music manager and producer, and as one of the most innovative forces in the entertainment industry. Joseph Bernstein is a NY real estate developer. "
target: Grandparents.com
Grandparents.com is the premier life stage destination for a new generation of active grandparents who want fresh ways to interact, stay connected, and strengthen family bonds. With an esteemed editorial staff, the site offers content tailored exclusively for grandparents.
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closed 12/28/2007 via BusinessWire

Reel Estate Services, Inc, merged with BOOMj.com, Inc

synopsis: BOOMj.com, Inc.TM today announced the completion of a reverse merger into Reel Estate Services, Inc. BOOMj.com’s executive team will maintain control of the new publicly traded entity which provides a niche portal, social network and e-commerce store serving Baby Boomers and Generation Jones.
buyer: Reel Estate Services, Inc
Real Estate Services Inc. has created a web-based service that lists properties across the globe that are available for rental and/or use by film and television companies as filming locations. "
target parent: Time Lending California, Inc.
target: BOOMj.com, Inc
BOOMj.com, Inc.TM is a leading multi-platform lifestyle/social network portal serving Baby Boomers and Generation Jones. BOOMj provides an integrated and highly focused community which incorporates personalized social networking, online shopping, travel deals, video programming, and more.
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Compare Club, acquired YourLifeChoices

synopsis: Compare Club, an Australian comparison platform, has acquired Your Life Choices, Australia's leading retirement website. Your Life Choices provides relevant information and resources for baby boomers and seniors aged 50-75. YourLifeChoices covers a wide range of topics, including superannuation, food and wine, and retirement planning.
buyer: Compare Club
Compare Club is an Australian comparison platform. Compare Club provides an easy and convenient way to shop around for a better deal. The platform allows people to compare various products and services in Australia, including groceries, fuel, insurance, loans, and energy. "
target: YourLifeChoices
Your Life Choices is Australia's leading retirement website. Your Life Choices provides relevant information and resources for baby boomers and seniors aged 50-75. YourLifeChoices covers a wide range of topics, including superannuation, food and wine, Centrelink benefits and retirement planning.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Inke, acquired Jimu

synopsis: Inke, a leading mobile live streaming platform in China, has acquired Jimu, an interest-based social networking app in China that targets users under the age of 25. Jimu allows users to find and meet people who share the same hobbies as them. Jimu offers 28 categories that users can choose from, including music, photography, film, dance, and more.
buyer: Inke (SEHK:3700:$561.20)
Inke is a leading mobile live streaming platform in China. Inke enables users to watch and preform live video broadcasts on their smartphones. Inke allows streamers and viewers to participate in various battles with each other, such as singing competitions or dance-offs. "
target: Jimu
Jimu is an interest-based social networking app in China that targets users under the age of 25. Jimu allows users to find and meet people who share the same hobbies as them. Jimu offers 28 categories that users can choose from, including music, photography, film, dance, travel, gaming, and more.
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announced 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ostance, Inc., will acquire Shumee-to Club

synopsis: Ostance, a talent agency in Japan, will acquire Shumee-to Club from DeNA, a Japanese developer of mobile and online services. Shumee-to Club is a social networking website for hobby-based social exchange among middle-aged and senior citizens in Japan. Shumee-to Club has over 300,000 members who actively share posts and photos about their hobbies.
buyer: Ostance, Inc.
Ostance is a talent agency in Japan. Ostance manages a portfolio of performers, singers, dancers, choreographers, and content creators. Ostance supports their artists to make their dreams come true. Ostance offers wedding, entertainment, senior entertainment, and advertising services. "
target parent: DeNA Global, Inc.
target: Shumee-to Club
Shumee-to Club is the largest social networking website for hobby-based social exchange among middle-aged and senior citizens in Japan. Shumee-to Club has over 300,000 members who actively share posts and photos about their hobbies.
price ($mm)
$0.10
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ostance, Inc., will acquire Shumee-to Club

synopsis: Ostance, a talent agency in Japan, will acquire Shumee-to Club from DeNA, a Japanese developer of mobile and online services. Shumee-to Club is a social networking website for hobby-based social exchange among middle-aged and senior citizens in Japan. Shumee-to Club has over 300,000 members who actively share posts and photos about their hobbies.
buyer: Ostance, Inc.
Ostance is a talent agency in Japan. Ostance manages a portfolio of performers, singers, dancers, choreographers, and content creators. Ostance supports their artists to make their dreams come true. Ostance offers wedding, entertainment, senior entertainment, and advertising services. "
target parent: DeNA Global, Inc.
target: Shumee-to Club
Shumee-to Club is the largest social networking website for hobby-based social exchange among middle-aged and senior citizens in Japan. Shumee-to Club has over 300,000 members who actively share posts and photos about their hobbies.
price ($mm)
$0.10
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$1
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closed 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Believe Distribution Services, acquired Canvas Talent Private Limited

synopsis: Believe, the leading technology and artist services company, has acquired Canvas Talent, an India-based artist services, development and booking company. Canvas Talent provides artist services, development and A&R to Indian artists and Bollywood stars. Canvas Talent represents leading actors, musicians, directors and more.
buyer: Believe Distribution Services
Believe is the leading fully independent digital distributor and label services provider for artists & labels worldwide. They provide dedicated label & international campaign management, trade & digital marketing services, and comprehensive video management & distribution. "
target: Canvas Talent Private Limited
Canvas Talent is an India-based artist services, development and booking company. Canvas Talent provides artist services, development and A&R to Indian artists and Bollywood stars. Canvas Talent represents some of the finest talent in India, comprising of actors, musicians, directors and more.
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closed 5/21/2018 via PR Newswire

RELEVENT, acquired BRC Group

synopsis: RELEVENT, a multi-national media, sports and entertainment group and organizer of the International Champions Cup, announced the acquisition of BRC Group, the leading soccer sales and marketing company in the USA dedicated exclusively to the Hispanic market.
buyer parent: RSE Ventures
buyer: RELEVENT
RELEVENT is a multi-national media, sports and entertainment group and organizer of the International Champions Cup. Relevent Sports, a division of RSE Ventures, works with the top international soccer entities in brand development, grassroots planning, corporate strategy and international touring. "
target: BRC Group
BRC Group is the leading soccer sales and marketing company in the USA dedicated exclusively to the Hispanic market. Founded to create and own unique properties and offer sponsors unequaled value in the Hispanic sports and entertainment market.
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closed 4/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

IMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired Artist Voice Pty Ltd.

synopsis: WME-IMG has acquired Artist Voice, a company that provides booking services for Australian and international live music. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: IMG Worldwide, Inc.
IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion and media operating in more than 25 countries around the world. IMG’s businesses include Events & Media, College, Golf, Tennis, Performance and IMG Academy, Fashion, Models, Clients, Consulting, Licensing, Joint Ventures, and more. "
target: Artist Voice Pty Ltd.
Artist Voice Pty Ltd. provides booking services for Australian and international live music. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
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announced 3/18/2021 via BNC Analysis

Wasserman, will purchase Music Division from Paradigm Talent Agency

synopsis: Talent agency Paradigm is selling its music division in the US to LA-based sports marketing and talent management firm Wasserman. Paradigm Talent Agency provides global representation to a diverse and dynamic roster of artists and content creators.
buyer: Wasserman
Wasserman is a global sports, entertainment, marketing and management company with expertise in media rights, sponsorships, brand consulting, athlete management, digital, creative and multicultural marketing. "
seller: Paradigm Talent Agency
The acquisition includes the music division of Paradigm Talent Agency, which provides global representation to a diverse and dynamic roster of artists and content creators in television, live music, motion pictures, theatre, comedy, voiceover, digital, book publishing, and brand partnerships.
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announced 10/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Shandong Gettop Acoustic Co., Ltd, will acquire YueHua Entertainment Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Shandong Gettop Acoustic Co., Ltd., a professional manufacturer of electro-acoustic components and assemblies as well as a provider of complete electro-acoustic solutions, is acquiring Yuehua Entertainment, a privately held multinational entertainment group and talent agency based in Beijing.
buyer: Shandong Gettop Acoustic Co., Ltd (SZSE:002655:$102.77)
Shandong Gettop Acoustic Co., Ltd., established in 2001, is a professional manufacturer of electro-acoustic components and assemblies as well as a provider of complete electro-acoustic solutions. "
target: YueHua Entertainment Co. Ltd.
Yuehua Entertainment is a privately held multinational entertainment group and talent agency based in Beijing. Yuehua is involved in television production and distribution, movie production, artist management and training, music and music video production and entertainment marketing.
price ($mm)
$281
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announced 8/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

United Talent Agency, Inc., will acquire The Agency Group LTD

synopsis: United Talent Agency is in advanced negotiations to acquire The Agency Group, a talent booking agency. The Agency Group's roster of about 2,000 clients includes the Black Keys, Deep Purple, Guns N' Roses, Muse, Paramore, Nickelback, Bullet for My Valentine, The Kills, Gotye,Tegan and Sara, Merle Haggard and many others.
buyer: United Talent Agency, Inc.
United Talent Agency, Inc .is a talent and literary agency. It represents actors, filmmakers, screenwriters, television writers, producers, authors, recording artists, and pop culture icons in various entertainment areas. "
target: The Agency Group LTD
The Agency Group is the world’s leading independent talent booking agency. They represent a roster of over 2,000 musicians, speakers, authors and chefs, The Agency Group is responsible for driving the successful careers of many of the most recognizable names in the entertainment industry.
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closed 1/22/2014 via New York Times

United Talent Agency, Inc., acquired N.S. Bienstock, Inc.

synopsis: N. S. Bienstock has become a unit of the United Talent Agency. N.S. Bienstock, Inc. offers television talent acquisition agency services in Broadcast News, Reality Based Programming/Syndication, Program Development, Co-Production & Distribution, Radio, News Media, Entertainment Executive Representation, Book Publishing and Licensing and Branding.
buyer: United Talent Agency, Inc.
United Talent Agency, Inc. operates as a talent and literary agency. It represents actors, filmmakers, screenwriters, television writers, producers, authors, recording artists, and pop culture icons in various entertainment areas. "
target: N.S. Bienstock, Inc.
N.S. Bienstock, Inc. offers television talent acquisition agency services in Broadcast News, Reality Based Programming/Syndication, Program Development, Co-Production & Distribution, Radio, News Media, Entertainment Executive Representation, Book Publishing and Licensing and Branding.
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closed 11/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

The Agency Group LTD, acquired Bond Music Group LLC

synopsis: The Agency Group has acquired Bond Music Group - an independent boutique agency solely devoted to electronic music bands and DJs. With over a decade of experience in the electronic music space, Bond Music Group CEO Kristopher Krajewski started the agency in 2009 with 13 artists. It has since grown to 115 electronic DJs and live acts.
buyer: The Agency Group LTD
The Agency Group is the world’s leading independent talent booking agency. They represent a roster of over 2,000 musicians, speakers, authors and chefs, The Agency Group is responsible for driving the successful careers of many of the most recognizable names in the entertainment industry. "
target: Bond Music Group LLC
Bond Music Group is an independent agency for independent artists. Their mission is to support cutting-edge artists through performance, touring and creating value added opportunities to connect artists with fans.
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closed 9/11/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Plus Talent

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other world-class festivals, announced its acquisition of Plus Talent, a leading talent agency, promoter and producer of events in Brazil.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other festivals. SFX provides electronic music fans with the best possible live experiences, music discovery, media and digital connectivity. "
target: Plus Talent
Plus Talent, founded 20 years ago by Luiz Eurico Klotz, Edo Van Duyn and Silvio Conchon, represents DJs and producers, books talent, and produces events and tours across the country. Plus Talent promotes Tomorrowland Brazil and other leading franchises, such as Armin Only and I Am Hardwell.
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closed 3/9/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ReKTGlobal, acquired TalentX Entertainment

synopsis: ReKTGlobal, the leading media entertainment company reaching GenZ through esports, influencers and social media, announced its acquisition of TalentX Entertainment, the premier social media monetization and talent development company.
buyer: ReKTGlobal
ReKTGlobal is a media entertainment company that uses esports, influencers, and social media to help brands reach the GenZ audience through marketing agency and talent management services, and its championship-winning esports teams, Rogue and the London Royal Ravens. "
target: TalentX Entertainment
TalentX Entertainment was launched in 2019 as the premier social media monetization and talent development company. It is the company that every creator in the digital space wants to be a part of – from TikTokers and YouTubers to Twitch streamers and more.
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announced 12/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Crea Holdings, will acquire Tlarock Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Crea Holdings, a company that engages in the construction business, will be acquiring Tlarock Entertainment, a company that engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
buyer: Crea Holdings (TSE:1757:$24.41)
Based in Japan, Crea Holdings engages in the construction business. Through the urban development, housing construction, sales, remodeling, real estate, eating and drinking, advertising, cosmetic, and automobile related business, they want to achieve compatibility in housing and living environments."
target: Tlarock Entertainment Inc.
Based in Japan, Tlarock Entertainment engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
price ($mm)
$1.35
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closed 8/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Silly Monks Entertainment Ltd., acquired Playmonks

synopsis: Silly Monks, a digital media entertainment firm in India, has acquired a 51% stake in Playmonks, a sports marketing management company in India. Playmonks specializes in sporting events management, marketing and sponsorship, and sports celebrity management.
buyer: Silly Monks Entertainment Ltd. (NSEI:SILLYMONKS:$1.71)
Silly Monks is a digital media entertainment firm in India. Silly Monks creates interesting and innovative content, including videos, music, and movie based entertainment. Silly Monks is also one of the largest YouTube multi channel networks in India. "
target: Playmonks
Playmonks is a sports marketing management company in India. Playmonks specializes in sporting events management, marketing and sponsorship, and sports celebrity management. The company has successfully organized various major sports events across India.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Momentum Sports Cultural Development (Beijing) Co., Ltd. merged with Creative Artists Agency China,

synopsis: Momentum Sports has merged with Creative Artists Agency China (CAA China), a world-class media and entertainment platform. Momentum Sports is a leading marketing, brand consultation, and athlete rep company in China. Momentum Sports has provided professional and prospective consulting services to leading brands such as vivo, Mengniu, BMW, and more.
buyer parent: Creative Artists Agency
buyer: Creative Artists Agency China
Creative Artists Agency China (CAA China) is a world-class media and entertainment platform. The company focuses on talent representation, media finance, brand consulting, and entertainment marketing. "
target: Momentum Sports Cultural Development (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
Momentum Sports is a leading marketing, brand consultation, and athlete rep company in China. Focused on traditional sports, eSports and crossover entertainment, Momentum Sports has provided their services to leading brands such as vivo, Mengniu, Home Credit, BMW, Logitech and Nike.
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closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

IMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired The Wall Group

synopsis: WME | IMG has acquired The Wall Group, an artist management and consulting agency whose clients include top fashion stylists, hairstylists, makeup artists, production designers and motion DPs. The agency also advises commercial and luxury brands such as P&G, Unilever, KAO, Target, Chanel and LVMH.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: IMG Worldwide, Inc.
IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion and media operating in more than 25 countries around the world. IMG’s businesses include Events & Media, College, Golf, Tennis, Performance and IMG Academy, Fashion, Models, Clients, Consulting, Licensing, Joint Ventures, and more. "
target: The Wall Group
The Wall Group is a fully integrated agency that focuses on providing its talent with the most effective and well-executed representation. The agency has grown to represent fashion stylists, hairstylists, makeup artists, production designers and motion DPs.
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closed 3/19/2015 via Company Press Release

TLA Worldwide Plc, acquired Elite Sports Properties

synopsis: TLA Worldwide Plc announced the acquisition of the assets and business of Elite Sports Properties Holdings (ESP), an Australian and UK based athlete management and sports marketing company. ESP, established in 1996, operates in athlete and talent management; event management and activation; and sports marketing more broadly.
buyer: TLA Worldwide Plc (AIM:TLA:$52.47)
TLA Worldwide Plc is a leading, fully integrated athlete representation and sports marketing company, primarily focused on the sport of baseball and has primary offices in London, New York and Newport Beach. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in London, United Kingdom. "
target: Elite Sports Properties
Elite Sports Properties (ESP) is a world leader in talent management and sports marketing, with an impressive track record. We do everything from managing sport and media talent to the development and activation of integrated marketing and media campaigns, events and merchandising programs.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 1/21/2015 via Company Press Release

IMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired Global eSports Management

synopsis: IMG Worldwide, Inc. announced its acquisition of Global eSports Management (GEM), an international full-service eSports talent agency that manages clients across the professional gaming industry. Founded in 2013, GEM establishes distinct brands for its clients in the gaming community through sponsorship and marketing opportunities.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: IMG Worldwide, Inc.
IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion and media operating in more than 25 countries around the world. IMG’s businesses include Events & Media, College, Golf, Tennis, Performance and IMG Academy, Fashion, Models, Clients, Consulting, Licensing, Joint Ventures, and more. "
target: Global eSports Management
Global Esports Management (GEM) is an international organisation with offices in Europe, North America and Asia. They work to connect and grow all aspects of the professional gaming industry, from players and spectators, to sponsors and event management.
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announced 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

SEM Agency, will acquire KAWA-COLLE Co., Ltd

synopsis: SEM Agency, a company that mainly engages in the business of advertising and in advertisements on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, is to acquire KAWA-COLLE, a company that offers marketing, advertising, influencer marketing, model registration, and promotion services. Both companies are based in Tokyo, Japan.
buyer: SEM Agency
SEM Agency Co., Ltd. mainly engages in the business of advertising and in advertisements on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. They also offer web promotion consulting. They are based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: KAWA-COLLE Co., Ltd
KAWA-COLLE Co., Ltd offers marketing, advertising, influencer marketing, model registration, and promotion services. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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announced 12/15/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Wilhelmina International, Inc., will acquire Union Model Management Ltd.

synopsis: Wilhelmina International, Inc., one of the most prominent talent management agencies in the world, reported that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase 100% of the outstanding share capital of Union Model Management, a small international model agency in East London.
buyer: Wilhelmina International, Inc. (WHLM:$75.40)
Wilhelmina Models is one of the most prominent talent management agencies in the world. Wilhelmina has earned its prestigious standing as an industry leader by providing full-spectrum model management for women, men, full-figured, fitness, and children models, as well as entertainers and musicians. "
target: Union Model Management Ltd.
Union Models is a small yet perfectly formed international model agency in East London, founded early in 2005 by Rachel Du Preez. The agency finds and launches exceptional new talent with flair and creativity and cares about the detail with each client and model.
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closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Solotech, acquired Waveform

synopsis: Montreal-based Solotech has acquired Waveform Entertainment, a highly regarded Canadian esports entertainment company specializing in full services esports solutions, including creative and design, technologies, event execution, brand solutions, digital marketing, talent management, sponsorships, and virtual and live production services.
buyer: Solotech
Solotech is a world leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology. Thanks to an inventory encompassing over 300 renowned manufacturers, Solotech is the single source for audio, video, lighting, rigging, soft goods, control, and collaboration solutions & services. "
target: Waveform
Based in Canada, Waveform is a full-service agency that provides clients with guidance and access to the gaming and esports industry. The company's services include creative and design, technologies, event execution, brand solutions, digital marketing, talent management, sponsorships, and more.
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closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Turopium Sports and Entertainment, acquired Crusader Talent

synopsis: London-based talent management agency Turopium has acquired U.S.-based talent management firm Crusader Talent. Crusader Talent is the first Old School RuneScape exclusive talent agency. Turopium bought Crusader Talent to scale its growth in the influencer sector, particularly in the gaming vertical.
buyer: Turopium Sports and Entertainment
Turopium Sports and Entertainment, based in London, is an e-sports management, marketing and advertising agency, that works with e-sports leagues, athletes, and companies. They can help athletes with Negotiations, legal advice, career development, marketing, merchandising, and more. "
target parent: eSports Talent Management
target: Crusader Talent
Crusader Talent was born from the vision of parent company, eSports Talent Management, as the first Old School RuneScape exclusive talent agency. They share their client's passion for gaming, and are dedicated to the community and transforming thier clients passions into online personas and brands.
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year
2017
rev ($mm)
$293.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.60
EBIT ($mm)
$10.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
247
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