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closed 5/14/2019 via PR Newswire

Mass Luminosity, acquired Wheelhouse Marketing and PR

synopsis: Mass Luminosity, a Dallas-based research, technology and experiential company, announces its acquisition of Fort Worth, TX based Wheelhouse Marketing and PR. Wheelhouse's core disciplines include: public relations campaigns, marketing initiatives, sales programs that are fully supported by inventive collaborations, and printing and design.
buyer: Mass Luminosity
Mass Luminosity is a research, technology and experiential company that integrates brands and people in a unique and powerful way. Its mission statement is the defragmentation and enhancement of the human experience. "
target: Wheelhouse Marketing and PR
Wheelhouse Marketing & PR connects brands and unique entertainment properties by creating partnerships that initiate win-win platforms. From PR campaigns, to marketing initiatives and sales programs, Wheelhouse takes a distinctive approach to manifesting a message that speaks to the consumer.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Web

Vectra Digital, acquired iPartnerMedia, Inc.

synopsis: Vectra Digital, a high-tech, full-service marketing and intelligent web design agency, has acquired iPartnerMedia, Inc. (iPM), a digital marketing firm and public relations agency. iPM delivers web design, SEO, digital marketing, print marketing, and public relations solutions to small and medium sized businesses across North America.
buyer parent: Ignite Partners
buyer: Vectra Digital
Vectra Digital is a high-tech, full-service marketing and intelligent web design agency. Vectra Digital uses Ada, a proprietary artificial intelligence platform created to launch their clients marketing into explosive growth with digital campaigns that are being continually optimized. "
target: iPartnerMedia, Inc.
iPartnerMedia (iPM) is a creative agency that delivers web design, search engine optimization, digital marketing, print marketing, and public relations solutions to small and medium sized businesses across the United States and Canada.
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closed 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Brodeur Partners, acquired TechTHiNQ

synopsis: Brodeur Partners, a global strategic communications company, announced that it has acquired TechTHiNQ, a marketing and public relations agency headquartered in Phoenix. The combined entity will offer clients the resources of a leading integrated agency with specialized talent and capabilities in technology, aerospace and health care.
buyer: Brodeur Partners
Brodeur Partners is a strategic communications company that helps organizations become and remain relevant in a complicated world. Headquartered in Boston, the company has five U.S. offices and operates in 33 countries globally. "
target: TechTHiNQ
TechTHiNQ was founded in 2010 by principal Linda Capcara and quickly established itself as a content marketing and public relations agency for technology leaders. TechTHiNQ has brought its "Tech IQ" to InfoTech, HealthTech and CleanTech companies by blending social media with content marketing.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Marketing Network Limited, acquired Valda Boardman Public Relations Limited

synopsis: Marketing Network Group has acquired a majority stake in Valda Boardman PR (VBPR), the public relations consultancy headed by Valda Boardman. Valda Boardman founded VBPR in 2005, to provide consumer and corporate PR services to Irish businesses, International brands, and government agencies, with an emphasis on food, drink and lifestyle brands.
buyer: Marketing Network Limited
Marketing Network is an independent full-service agency. They build relationships with clients that last. Their philosophy of ‘True integration’ delivers top-class strategic thinking and creative execution to some of the most successful brands in Ireland. "
target: Valda Boardman Public Relations Limited
Valda Boardman PR (VBPR) is the public relations consultancy headed by Valda Boardman. Valda Boardman founded VBPR in 2005, to provide consumer and corporate PR services to Irish businesses, International brands, and government agencies, with an emphasis on food, drink and lifestyle brands.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Builtvisible Ltd, acquired Builtvisible Ltd

synopsis: Geoff Griffiths, Builtvisible's managing director, has acquired the company from Richard Baxter, the founder of Builtvisible. Builtvisible is an organic digital marketing agency in the UK. Builtvisible offers services for SEO, digital PR, content, analytics, training, and technical consultancy.
buyer: Builtvisible Ltd
Builtvisible is an organic digital marketing agency in the UK. Builtvisible delivers measurable impact on the organic digital performance of brands in highly competitive verticals. Their services include SEO, digital PR, content, analytics, training, and technical consultancy. "
target: Builtvisible Ltd
Builtvisible is an organic digital marketing agency in the UK. Builtvisible delivers measurable impact on the organic digital performance of brands in highly competitive verticals. Their services include SEO, digital PR, content, analytics, training, and technical consultancy.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

TOH PR merged with PRCO Group,

synopsis: PRCO, one of the world’s largest privately-owned communications firm, announced that TOH has joined the Group. TOH PR is an award-winning consumer communications agency based in Dubai that operates across the Middle East. They specialize in Public relations, Media relations, Social media, Digital marketing, and Communication.
buyer: PRCO Group
Headquartered in the UK, PRCO Group is a global communications group and one of the world's largest privately-owned communications firms specializing in the travel, real estate and luxury lifestyle sectors, with eight offices worldwide. "
target: TOH PR
TOH PR is an award-winning consumer communications agency based in Dubai that operates across the Middle East. They specialize in Public relations, Media relations, Social media, Digital marketing, and Communication.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Story Worldwide LLC, acquired VonShine Industries

synopsis: Story Worldwide, a digital-first, content-focused advertising agency, has acquired VonShine Industries, a community focused, digital media agency. VonShine helps brands shape consumer conversation and the consumer-driven brand building process. VonShine provides services for social media, influencer marketing, digital PR, and more.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Story Worldwide LLC
Story Worldwide is a digital-first, content-focused advertising agency. Story uses established storytelling techniques and talent to solve advertising and communication challenges. The agency focuses on creating engaging content that people want to share. "
target: VonShine Industries
VonShine Industries is a community focused, digital media agency. VonShine helps brands shape consumer conversation and the consumer-driven brand building process. VonShine provides services for social media, influencer marketing, digital PR, celebrity endorsement, product placement, and more.
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closed 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

ZPB Associates, acquired Journalista

synopsis: ZPB Associates announces the acquisition of PR specialists Journalista to further establish ZPB as the most connected insight-led independent health communications consultancy in the UK. Journalista has the right insight to create powerful communications strategies that deliver swift and measurable results.
buyer: ZPB Associates
ZPB Associates is a healthcare strategy and communications firm. ZPB Associates work in healthcare and healthcare alone. They advise, position and steer organisations through the complexities of the UK health and care system. "
target: Journalista
UK-based Journalista, a values led specialist PR agency, makes complex issues clear for their clients. Journalista has the right insight to create powerful communications strategies that deliver swift and measurable results.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Connective3 Ltd, acquired Silverthorn

synopsis: Performance marketing agency connective3 has acquired London PR firm Silverthorn. Silverthorn was launched by Laura Crimmons, who previously worked at search agency Branded3. Silverthorn is a Digital PR agency that fuses data with creativity to deliver campaigns that gives measurable results.
buyer: Connective3 Ltd
Connective3 is a digital performance agency with specialisms in SEO, content marketing, PPC, display & CRO. All underpinned by data & insights. "
target: Silverthorn
Silverthorn was founded in 2018 by Laura Crimmons, who has been working in PR alongside SEO pretty much since its inception. Silverthorn is a Digital PR agency that fuses data with creativity to deliver campaigns that gives measurable results.
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closed 11/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Farner Consulting AG, acquired Rod Kommunikation AG

synopsis: Farner, Switzerland’s leading agency for communications consultancy, has acquired Rod Kommunikation, an independent communications agency in Switzerland. Rod helps their clients to drive business, build loyal communities and reshape mindsets towards a brand. Rod specializes in public affairs, content, publicity, and more.
buyer: Farner Consulting AG
Farner is Switzerland’s leading agency for communications consultancy. It offers a comprehensive array of services, covering all aspects of public relations and public affairs – from content creation, research & analytics, digital and change communications through to advertising and events. "
target: Rod Kommunikation AG
Rod Kommunikation is an independent communications agency in Switzerland. Rod helps their clients to drive business, build loyal communities and reshape mindsets towards a brand. Rod specializes in public affairs, content, publicity, and more.
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Motion Agency, acquired Remedy Chicago

synopsis: Motion, a leading integrated marketing agency headquartered in Chicago, announced its acquisition of Remedy, a branding and design consultancy focused on health, wellness, and social change. Motion’s expertise is anchored in four key practice areas: strategy, creative, content and public relations.
buyer: The Motion Agency
Motion is a leading integrated marketing agency headquartered in Chicago. Motion’s expertise is anchored in four key practice areas: strategy, creative, content and public relations. "
target: Remedy Chicago
Remedy is a branding and design consultancy focused on health, wellness, and social change. They work with global leaders, technology innovators and vanguard non-profits to redefine how people think about and experience health.
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closed 10/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Lieberman Research Worldwide, Inc., acquired Karma Agency

synopsis: LRW Group, an analytics-powered marketing services company and a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital, announced the acquisition of Karma Agency, a strategic communications firm that specializes in brand management, marketing and public relations.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Lieberman Research Worldwide, Inc.
Lieberman Research Worldwide (LRW) is a global collaboration of data-driven companies. Their abilities to translate human understanding and data analytics into business success has uncovered real growth levers in strategy, innovation, branding, communication, and experiences for top global brands. "
target: Karma Agency
Founded in 1999 with roots in public relations, Karma Agency is a full-service, category-diverse communications firm specializing in brand strategy and digital communications, as well as advertising, design, reputation management, issues and crisis communications, and earned and social media.
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announced 10/1/2019 via PR Newswire

Blume Media Group Inc., will acquire Agency ETA

synopsis: Blume Media Group Inc., a leader in content creation, live streaming and digital media, will acquire Agency ETA, a full service advertising and marketing agency. Agency ETA creates high-quality, award-winning campaigns that produce measurable results for their clients.
buyer: Blume Media Group Inc.
Blume is a leader in content creation, live streaming and digital media. Blume helps content creators, sports leagues, concert promoters, broadcasters, OTTs, and distributors to create, engage, transform, localize, and distribute content to audiences around the world. "
target: Agency ETA
Agency ETA is a full service advertising and marketing agency. Agency ETA creates high-quality, award-winning campaigns that produce measurable results for their clients. Agency ETA has expertise in brand development, social media, public relations, event marketing, and more.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bully Pulpit Interactive, acquired Aperture Strategies

synopsis: Bully Pulpit Interactive has purchased Aperture Strategies, the public affairs firm owned by veteran political operative Scott Mulhauser. Aperture Strategies works with corporations, coalitions, nonprofits, trade associations and elected officials to navigate public affairs, policy and management challenges.
buyer: Bully Pulpit Interactive
Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a modern communications agency that builds believers for brands, causes and candidates. Born in politics and founded by leaders of the Obama campaign, BPI applies unique expertise from to create sophisticated and customized strategies for companies and candidates. "
target: Aperture Strategies
Aperture Strategies is a strategic advisory and communications firm working with corporations, coalitions, nonprofits, trade associations and elected officials to navigate public affairs, policy and management challenges and advise them on developments in Washington and across the globe.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Broadhead, acquired Kohnstamm Communications

synopsis: broadhead, a full service, independent marketing agency, has acquired Kohnstamm Communications, a leading food public relations agency. Known nationally for launching and marketing dozens of iconic better-for-you brands, Kohnstamm and its team will transition into broadhead while remaining a boutique, consumer food-focused brand in the market.
buyer: Broadhead
With more than 100 employees, broadhead is the largest full-service, independent marketing agency in Minnesota, representing a diverse set of Fortune 500 clients, including Boehringer Ingelheim, Bridgestone Firestone, Cargill, CHS, and The Mosaic Company. "
target: Kohnstamm Communications
Kohnstamm Communications is a full-service PR agency with a robust array of competencies including PR and brand strategy, influencer marketing, social media management, crisis and issues management, partnership and experiential marketing development, and media relations.
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announced 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Serious PR Ltd will be merged with Beattie Communications Group Ltd.,

synopsis: Serious PR, the UK-based full-service public relations and marketing consultancy, is to merge with Beattie, one of the UK's largest integrated communications agencies. The merger will create Beattie Ireland and the agency will provide integrated communications services to Ireland with the opening of an office in Dublin.
buyer: Beattie Communications Group Ltd.
Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They de-stress the lives of clients by demystifying communications to make it simple, deciphering strategy to make it transformational and debunking delivery to boost ROI. "
target: Serious PR Ltd
Serious PR is a UK-based full-service public relations and marketing consultancy. It was established as a traditional Corporate PR agency but has evolved into an integrated creative communications agency that delivers outstanding PR, Digital and Brand programs throughout the UK and Ireland.
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closed 5/9/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Kanaris Group, acquired Uproar PR

synopsis: Uproar PR announces Kanaris Group has acquired the firm from co-founders Mike Harris and Catriona Harris. The acquisition comes after eight years of growth for Uproar PR, an international PR and social media firm. After the acquisition, Uproar PR will focus on strategic and controlled growth with expanded service offerings and an increase in staff.
buyer: Kanaris Group
Kanaris Group is led by Executive Director, Ermis Sfakiyanudis, a proven executive, with over 20 years experience launching and leading successful companies in competitive markets. "
target: Uproar PR
Uproar PR is a full-service public relations and social media agency that delivers top-tier results to drive sales and raise awareness for its clients. Uproar PR has service offerings in media relations, social media, creative services, thought-leadership and digital marketing.
price ($mm)
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$4
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closed 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

modop, acquired M.C. Communications

synopsis: modop, a company that creates content, branding, and communications to grow their clients’ relationships, has acquired M.C. Communications, a provider of full-service integrated advertising, public relations, media management and social media marketing.
buyer: modop
modop creates content, branding, and communications to grow their clients’ relationships with the people they touch. They see all modern brands as channels that broadcast across multiple, traditional, social, mobile and digital touchpoints. They know how to guide brands as they become broadcasters. "
target: M.C. Communications
M.C. Communications provides full-service integrated advertising, public relations, media management and social media marketing. Their experience ranges from manufacturing, energy, insurance and government to finance, retail, health, security and entertainment.
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closed 2/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kwp Advertising Oldco Pty Ltd, acquired O'Rourke PR

synopsis: KWP, an independently owned, full-service Australian ad agency, has acquired O’Rourke PR, a results-driven, boutique public relations and communication company in Australia. O’Rourke PR assists its clients to gain a valuable edge over their competitors.
buyer: Kwp Advertising Oldco Pty Ltd
KWP! is an independently owned, full-service Australian ad agency providing a range of communication and marketing solutions for numerous, diverse businesses in all national markets. "
target: O'Rourke PR
O’Rourke PR is a results-driven, boutique public relations and communication company in Australia. O’Rourke PR assists its clients to gain a valuable edge over their competitors. The company creates campaigns that are co-ordinated, focused on key outcomes and tailor-made for each individual client.
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announced 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., will acquire BJL Group Ltd

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network, a company made up of ten global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands, will be acquiring BJL Group Limited, an integrated agency, creatively focused and commercially aware. They work with brands, often challenger brands and nearly always brands in transition, to help them stand out.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of ten global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target: BJL Group Ltd
BJL Group Limited is an integrated agency, creatively focused and commercially aware. They work with brands, often challenger brands and nearly always brands in transition, to help them stand out and be successful in today’s world.
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closed 5/14/2019 via PR Newswire

Mass Luminosity, acquired Wheelhouse Marketing and PR

synopsis: Mass Luminosity, a Dallas-based research, technology and experiential company, announces its acquisition of Fort Worth, TX based Wheelhouse Marketing and PR. Wheelhouse's core disciplines include: public relations campaigns, marketing initiatives, sales programs that are fully supported by inventive collaborations, and printing and design.
buyer: Mass Luminosity
Mass Luminosity is a research, technology and experiential company that integrates brands and people in a unique and powerful way. Its mission statement is the defragmentation and enhancement of the human experience. "
target: Wheelhouse Marketing and PR
Wheelhouse Marketing & PR connects brands and unique entertainment properties by creating partnerships that initiate win-win platforms. From PR campaigns, to marketing initiatives and sales programs, Wheelhouse takes a distinctive approach to manifesting a message that speaks to the consumer.
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closed 5/14/2019 via PR Newswire

Mass Luminosity, acquired Wheelhouse Marketing and PR

synopsis: Mass Luminosity, a Dallas-based research, technology and experiential company, announces its acquisition of Fort Worth, TX based Wheelhouse Marketing and PR. Wheelhouse's core disciplines include: public relations campaigns, marketing initiatives, sales programs that are fully supported by inventive collaborations, and printing and design.
buyer: Mass Luminosity
Mass Luminosity is a research, technology and experiential company that integrates brands and people in a unique and powerful way. Its mission statement is the defragmentation and enhancement of the human experience. "
target: Wheelhouse Marketing and PR
Wheelhouse Marketing & PR connects brands and unique entertainment properties by creating partnerships that initiate win-win platforms. From PR campaigns, to marketing initiatives and sales programs, Wheelhouse takes a distinctive approach to manifesting a message that speaks to the consumer.
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announced 12/24/2014 via Company Press Release

Communisis plc, will acquire Life Marketing Consultancy Limited

synopsis: Communisis plc, announces that it has entered into an unconditional agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Life Marketing Consultancy Limited. Life is an award-winning, research and insight-led shopper marketing agency. Life's clients are leading consumer goods groups especially in the food, drinks, technology and pharmaceutical sectors.
buyer: Communisis plc (GB:CMS:$501.10)
Communisis is a UK leading provider of personalised customer communication services that specialises in helping clients communicate with their customers more effectively and more profitably in fast-changing markets. "
target: Life Marketing Consultancy Limited
Life is an award-winning, research and insight-led shopper marketing agency. Life's clients are leading consumer goods groups especially in the food, drinks, technology and pharmaceutical sectors.
price ($mm)[EV]
$22 [$21]
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$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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3.0x
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21.1x
closed 5/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Advanced Schema, acquired Arforia

synopsis: Specialist in analytics and big data, Advanced Schema has acquired Arforia, a startup specializing in the production of immersive and interactive 3D experiences. The ambition is to combine new visualization technologies with data collection and analysis solutions to overlay or substitute them for reality and thus anticipate the needs of customers.
buyer: Advanced Schema
Founded in 2001, ADVANCED Schema is a Consulting and Outsourcing Services company. Operating in Europe and North America, for 15 years the group has provided its clients with expertise in Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and CRM. "
target: Arforia
Arforia is a startup specializing in the production of immersive and interactive 3D experiences. Arforia accompanies businesses in the creation and development of powerful sales and communication tools, from the conceptualization of their digital strategy up until the post-analysis of user behavior.
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closed 4/3/2012 via PR Newswire

WPP Group, plc, acquired EffectiveUI

synopsis: EffectiveUI, a leading user experience (UX) agency focused on the design and development of Web, desktop and mobile applications that help brands better engage with their customers, announced that it has been acquired by WPP, the world's largest communications services group.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$20,656.92)
WPP, through its operating companies, provides a comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services including: advertising; media investment management; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; healthcare communications; direct marketing and specialist communications. "
target: EffectiveUI
Founded in 2005, EffectiveUI is a leading user experience (UX) agency focused on the design and development of Web, desktop and mobile applications that help brands better engage with their customers.
price ($mm)
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$21
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closed 10/13/2016 via PR Newswire

Xaxis, acquired Triad Retail Media, LLC

synopsis: Detroit-based private equity firm Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC (Rockbridge) announced the sale of Triad Retail Media, the global leader in digital retail media advertising, to Xaxis, the world's largest programmatic audience company. Xaxis is a wholly owned operating company of WPP, the world's largest communications services group.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Xaxis
Xaxis is a global digital media platform that programmatically connects advertisers and publishers to audiences across all addressable channels. Xaxis combines proprietary technology, unique data assets and exclusive media relationships with teams of audience analysts, data scientists and engineers."
target parent: RockBridge Growth Equity
target: Triad Retail Media, LLC
Founded in 2004, Triad Retail Media is the market leader in creating, managing and operating digital retail media programs for highly trafficked retail websites. Triad's unique approach to retail advertising provides upside for retailers, brand advertisers and shoppers.
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closed 1/10/2013 via PR Newswire

Falcon Investment Advisors LLC, RockBridge Growth Equity, acquired Triad Retail Media, LLC

synopsis: Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC has acquired Tampa-based online retail advertising company Triad Retail Media. Boston-based Falcon Investment Advisors partnered with Rockbridge on the transaction. Triad Retail Media is the market leader in creating, managing and operating digital retail media programs for highly-trafficked retail websites.
buyer: Falcon Investment Advisors LLC
buyer: RockBridge Growth Equity
Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC is a Detroit-based private equity firm that invests in the technology and business services, financial services, consumer-direct marketing, digital media and marketing services industries. "
target parent: H.I.G. Growth Partners
target: Triad Retail Media, LLC
Triad Retail Media is the market leader in creating, managing and operating digital retail media programs for highly trafficked retail websites. Triad's unique approach to retail advertising provides upside for retailers, brand advertisers and shoppers.
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closed 12/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Chime Specialist Group, acquired Method Communications Inc.

synopsis: Chime, the global sport, entertainment and communications group, announced it has acquired Method Communications, a technology PR and marketing agency based in San Francisco and Salt Lake City. Method will become part of the Chime Specialist Group, a family of best-in-class agencies that are challenging traditional agency models.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Chime Specialist Group
The Chime Specialist Group has best in class agencies across technology, financial services and sustainability. Operating across the world with offices in London, New York, Santiago to Singapore with over 250 people. "
target: Method Communications Inc.
Method Communications is a technology PR and marketing agency based in San Francisco and Salt Lake City. Method is the communications catalyst for breakthrough brands and category leaders. Founded in 2010, Method helps its clients share their ambitious visions with the world.
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closed 10/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Allison+Partners, acquired New Venture Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Allison+Partners, a global communications firm, has acquired New Venture Communications. The company specializes in strategic communications, content marketing, social media and public relations.
buyer parent: MDC Partners, Inc.
buyer: Allison+Partners
Allison+Partners is a global communications firm driven by a collaborative approach to innovation and creativity. The firm is organized around seven practices: Consumer Marketing, Corporate, Global China Practice, Health + Wellness, Public Affairs, Social Impact and Technology + Digital Media. "
target: New Venture Communications, Inc.
New Venture Communications specializes in strategic communications, content marketing, social media and public relations for companies at critical inflection points in their growth. New Venture Communications’ seasoned team has worked with dozens of disruptive technology leaders.
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closed 10/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

Second2 Limited, acquired Second2 Limited

synopsis: Second2, the specialist technology marketing agency, has successfully completed a management buyout (MBO) from Adventis Group plc with the help of private equity firm RCapital. Second2 is a global B2B technology marketing agency.
buyer: Second2 Limited
Second2 is a global B2B technology marketing agency. It delivers strategic thinking, tactical planning, creative cut-through and measurable returns. "
target parent: Adventis Group PLC.
target: Second2 Limited
Second2 is a global B2B technology marketing agency. It delivers strategic thinking, tactical planning, creative cut-through and measurable returns.
price ($mm)
$2.27
rev ($mm)
$7
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EV / rev
0.3x
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closed 6/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Sherpa Marketing, acquired The IT Marketing Agency

synopsis: Sherpa Marketing, the specialist technology marketing company, has announced an agreement to acquire The IT Marketing Agency, a specialist agency working in the IT sector providing channel marketing services to a wide range of international technology companies.
buyer: Sherpa Marketing
Sherpa is a specialist Technology Marketing Consultancy & Agency. They have over 20 years’ experience working with Vendors, Distributors and Resellers implementing marketing strategies for explosive growth. "
target: The IT Marketing Agency
Based in Bedford, The IT Marketing Agency is a specialist agency working in the IT sector providing channel marketing services to a wide range of international technology companies.
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closed 11/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Horizon Communication Group, acquired Get the Message Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Integrated communications service consultancy Horizon Communication Group has acquired independent communications consultancy Get the Message. Get the Message has built a strong client portfolio by focusing on businesses operating in the infrastructure and engineering sectors.
buyer: Horizon Communication Group
Horizon Communication Group is a full service marketing agency in Australia. Its services include public relations, social and digital marketing, native communications, content marketing, experiential, branding, and more. "
target: Get the Message Pty Ltd.
Get the Message Pty Ltd. has built a strong client portfolio by focusing on businesses operating in the infrastructure and engineering sectors. It provides solutions to help them successfully engage in public sector clients, government, media, communities and employees.
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announced 4/11/2007 via Company Press Release

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., will acquire Reprise Media

synopsis: Interpublic has agreed to acquire Reprise Media, Inc., a leading provider of search engine marketing solutions and the largest independent SEM firm in the United States. Reprise Media is known for its leading edge technology and its ability to use search as the central point for integrated, cross-channel marketing programs.
buyer: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG:$8,605.80)
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include Draftfcb, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lowe Worldwide, Magna and McCann Erickson. "
target: Reprise Media
Reprise Media offers clients a complete managed solution for their search marketing needs focused exclusively on improving their return on advertising investments. The company delivers services and technology that enable advertisers to manage and optimize their customer acquisition programs.
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closed 3/1/2007 via Crain's BtoB

DoubleClick Inc., acquired Tangozebra

synopsis: DoubleClick has acquired Tangozebra, a London-based digital advertising provider, in an expansion of its European business. Tangozebra provides technology that allows clients to create, deliver and manage rich media advertising via podcasts, video games and on cell phones.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: DoubleClick Inc.
DoubleClick provides technology and services that empower marketers, agencies and web publishers to work together successfully and profit from their digital marketing investments. Our focus on innovation, reliability and insight enables clients to improve productivity and results. "
target: Tangozebra
Tangozebra is the leading online advertising and digital marketing solutions provider in the UK. Pioneering many developments in rich media we continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in digital marketing and work hard to improve our client's opportunities and experience.
price ($mm)
$29
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/17/2019 via Company Press Release

iProspect, will acquire Shanghai EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., has reached an agreement to acquire a 100% stake in Shanghai EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd. Shanghai EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd. (EBP) is a marketplace e-commerce agency in China. Post acquisition EBP will join iProspect and be rebranded "EBP, an iProspect Company."
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: iProspect
iProspect is a global digital marketing agency with 91 offices across 55 countries. A trusted partner with an in-depth understanding of consumer behavior, iProspect reshapes brand strategies to meet the fast-paced demands of the convergent world with a focus on exceeding client business objectives. "
target: Shanghai EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd.
Shanghai EBP Internet Technology Co. Ltd. (EBP) is a marketplace e-commerce agency in China. Established in 2012, EBP is one of China's leading e-commerce solutions providers. EBP works closely with brands across China's leading e-commerce platforms to deliver integrated marketing services.
price ($mm)
$3.53
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Blackwood Seven A/S, acquired TWO NIL

synopsis: Danish media agency Blackwood Seven moves into the US market with the acquisition of the American media agency Two Nil. Two Nil is a strategic marketing agency that specializes in driving customer acquisition and ROI for consumer internet companies.
buyer: Blackwood Seven A/S
Blackwood Seven is a Copenhagen, Denmark-based technology and consultant company within media and marketing. They provide a software platform that uses advanced predictive analytics and artificial intelligence to predict and achieve the optimal effects from all paid media. "
target: TWO NIL
TWO NIL is a strategic marketing agency that specializes in driving customer acquisition and ROI for consumer internet companies. They combine analytics with industry expertise to build profitable scalable campaigns for their clients from strategy development to execution to optimization.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Havas, acquired Plastic Mobile Inc.

synopsis: Havas, one of the world's largest global advertising, digital and communications groups, announced the acquisition of Plastic Mobile, an award-winning mobile agency that builds applications and other strategic solutions for m-commerce, encompassing retail, loyalty, payments, coupons, and in-store initiatives.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Havas is one of the world's largest global communications groups, offering a range of communications services, including digital, advertising, direct marketing, media planning and buying, corporate communications, human resources, multimedia interactive communications, public relations, and more. "
target: Plastic Mobile Inc.
Plastic Mobile is an award-winning mobile marketing agency building strategic solutions in m-commerce - encompassing payments, wallets, transactions and coupons - as well as mobile loyalty, location-based marketing, mobile gaming, and in-store initiatives.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2006 via BusinessWire

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Shopping.net

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. has acquired Shopping.net, a privately-held company based in London, for approximately $13.3 million in cash, net of cash acquired. Shopping.net owns and operates 27 websites that provide comparison shopping, search and vertical market content to European online consumers.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. "
target: Shopping.net
Shopping.net is a free service which allows you to save time and money when shopping online. We don't sell products directly but instead provide independent shopping search, information and comparison tools allowing you to find the best deals and lowest prices no matter what you're shopping for.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
6.7x
closed 4/10/2006 via AP - Associated Press

United Online, Inc., acquired My Points, Inc.

synopsis: Web company United Online Inc. said Monday it bought My Points Inc. from UAL Corp. for $56 million in cash. MyPoints.com, with 1.4 million active members, reported revenue of $38.4 million in 2005 and income of $2.4 million. The site offers members rewards for numerous marketing activities, such as purchasing products from participating advertisers
buyer: United Online, Inc. (UNTD:$151.12)
United Online wants to bring people together on the Internet. Created in 2001 by the merger of leading US Internet service providers NetZero and Juno Online Services, United Online continues the free Internet service model with hopes of converting faithful users into paying customers. "
target parent: UAL Corp.
target: My Points, Inc.
MyPoints.com is a leading provider of member-driven Internet direct marketing services. Our service features a True Opt-in® database of more than 10 million members, and provides advertisers with an integrated suite of media products — including enhanced email and dynamically served web offers.
price ($mm)
$56
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
11.7x

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