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closed 7/16/2019 via PR Web

Cygnus Education, acquired Dunker LLC

synopsis: Cygnus Marketing Communications, a performance marketing and enrollment management solutions agency, has acquired Dunker, an innovative, metrics-driven performance digital marketing agency. Cygnus’ acquisition of Dunker fuses complementary resources for performance digital and traditional marketing, media planning and buying, and more.
buyer: Cygnus Education
Cygnus is a leader in performance marketing and enrollment management solutions, providing fully transparent, analytics-based strategies that achieve challenging marketing objectives, driving scalable and sustainable enrollment growth for higher education institutions. "
target: Dunker LLC
Dunker is an innovative, metrics-driven performance digital advertising and marketing agency based out of Bala Cynwyd, PA.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Quero Education, purchased Brazilian Operations from QuinStreet, Inc.

synopsis: Quero Education, the edtech from São José dos Campos announced it’s acquired the Brazilian arm of US marketing firm QuinStreet. The Brazilian Arm of QuinStreet, Inc. delivers online marketplace solutions to match searchers with brands in digital media in Brazil.
buyer: Quero Education
Launched in 2012, Quero Education created Quero Bolsa, a college marketplace that helps students in Brazil choose and enroll in college, paying less. Its purpose is to connect Brazilians with the educational opportunities that match their interests and budget. "
seller: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$468.90)
The Brazilian Arm of QuinStreet, Inc. delivers online marketplace solutions to match searchers with brands in digital media in Brazil. QuinStreet serves clients in large, information-intensive industry verticals where relevant, targeted media and offerings help visitors make informed choices.
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closed 12/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Hawke Media, acquired Artemis Digital Media, LLC

synopsis: Hawke Media, an award-winning marketing consultancy, has acquired Artemis Digital Media, a full-service digital media management company. Connecting its clients with social media influencers and Affiliates through strategic partnerships and various online media placements, Artemis provides premium affiliate management services to online brands.
buyer: Hawke Media
Hawke Media is an award-winning marketing consultancy. Hawke provides custom, data-driven marketing strategies to businesses of all sizes, offering its services on a month-to-month, a la carte basis. "
target: Artemis Digital Media, LLC
Artemis is a full-service digital media management company providing premium affiliate management services to online beauty and fashion brands. Artemis connects its clients with social media Affiliates and social media influencers through strategic partnerships and various online media placements.
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Affilired, acquired Denomatic

synopsis: Affilired has acquired Denomatic, a Digital Marketing agency specializing in Programmatic and Paid Advertising Channels. Denomatic has positioned itself as a great Programmatic Advertising partner, driving increasingly improved results in all the campaigns they’ve collaborated on.
buyer: Affilired
Affilired is the first Performance Marketing Agency specializing in the Travel Sector. Together we have more than 20 years of experience helping more than 200 companies to increase their Online Traffic and Direct Sales internationally. "
target: Denomatic
Denomatic is a Spanish marketing agency specialized in programmatic advertising created in 2015, which owns a solid portfolio of 173 clients in the travel sector alone. They specialize in the management of advertising campaigns such as programmatic advertising, social networks, and email marketing.
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announced 10/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

mporium Group PLC, will acquire Click Labs

synopsis: Mporium, a UK digital marketing company whose services include a platform that enables advertisers to automate the activation of digital ads, will acquire Click Labs Group, a UK digital marketing agency focused on multichannel new customer acquisition.
buyer: mporium Group PLC (AIM:MPOW:$24.54)
Headquartered in the UK, Mporium is a digital marketing company. Its services include a platform that enables advertisers to automate the activation of digital ads in sync with Signals and reports on the effects of these activations. "
target: Click Labs
Headquartered in the UK, Click Labs Group is a digital marketing agency focused on multichannel new customer acquisition. With over 90m UK email addresses under their management and a boutique affiliate network they support over 300 Brands.
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closed 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lab, acquired Reflect Digital

synopsis: Lab, an award-winning independent digital agency based in the UK, has acquired Reflect Digital, a UK-based digital marketing agency specialising in SEO, paid performance marketing, creative design, development and gamification. Reflect Digital fuels business growth through innovative digital marketing and technology solutions.
buyer: Lab
Lab is an award-winning independent digital agency based in the UK. Lab offers a full suite of digital services, uniquely mixed with a blend of neuromarketing, psychology and behavioural economics. Lab works with enterprise level organisations to design and market digital brands and experiences. "
target: Reflect Digital
Reflect Digital is a UK-based digital marketing agency specialising in SEO, paid performance marketing, creative design, development and gamification. Reflect Digital fuels business growth through innovative digital marketing and technology solutions.
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closed 8/29/2019 via PR Newswire

iProspect, acquired MuteSix

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired MuteSix, a top digital performance agency and one of the world's largest direct-to-consumer marketing agencies. MuteSix will join iProspect, a leading global digital performance agency.
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: MuteSix
MuteSix is one of Facebook's largest direct response advertisers. It provides scalable marketing solutions for clients across a broad spectrum of start-ups, established blue chips, and challenger brands across various B2B and B2C industries
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closed 8/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Internet Marketing Inc. merged with REQ,

synopsis: REQ, a leader in digital marketing and brand reputation, has acquired and merged with Internet Marketing Inc. (IMI), one of the fastest growing performance marketing companies. IMI specializes in providing data-driven integrated marketing solutions for medium and large businesses across the globe.
buyer: REQ
REQ is a leading digital marketing and brand management company. REQ delivers a comprehensive suite of solutions and technologies that define, connect, and protect brands - serving global companies and leaders in technology, real estate, healthcare, government, hospitality, retail, and finance. "
target: Internet Marketing Inc.
Internet Marketing Inc. (IMI) designs and implements cohesive, comprehensive, and multi-channel solutions that increase revenue and brand value. Their digital experts nimbly adapt strategy based on a comprehensive view of a brand's online audience and program performance.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Argyle Group, acquired Matchstick Inc.

synopsis: The Argyle Group, one of Canada's largest management-owned communications firms, has acquired a controlling interest in Matchstick, a Toronto-based digital agency. Matchstick specializes in social media marketing, digital engagement, and performance marketing.
buyer: Argyle Group
Headquartered in Canada, Argyle enables private, public and non-profit sector leaders to understand their publics, make better decisions, communicate with creativity and build the relationships that drive their business success. "
target: Matchstick Inc.
Matchstick is one of Canada's leading boutique agencies specializing in social media marketing and digital engagement. Services include social brand building, cross-platform brand storytelling, and performance marketing.
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closed 7/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Monk Media Network, acquired SocialGIZ

synopsis: Monk Media network, the digital marketing agency by Ashish Patkarhas acquired SocialGIZ, a boutique social media and website development agency, led by Ameya Adhikari. The agency has acquired the entire team of ten people at SocialGIZ and their services which pan from social media to website development to Media Planning.  
buyer: Monk Media Network
Mumbai-based Monk Media Network is a digital marketing agency by Ashish Patkar. Monk Media Network offers a bouquet of services panning across content creation, media strategy, deep analytics, social media video production. "
target: SocialGIZ
SocialGIZ is a boutique social media and website development agency, led by Ameya Adhikari. Founded in 2015, SocialGIZ says it built campaigns and websites for clients across sectors.
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closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Active International, acquired The Digital Gate, S.L.

synopsis: Active International, a commercial innovation company, has acquired The Digital Gate, an independent media consultancy agency in Spain. The Digital Gate offers advertising and marketing services to large companies in Spain. Their services include digital marketing strategy, SEO, social media, mobile marketing, programmatic advertising, and more.
buyer: Active International
Active International is a commercial innovation company. They increase commercial agility through industry expertise, Active Trading Model, and direct investments that allow clients to transform assets into new forms of value and deliver positive business outcomes. "
target: The Digital Gate, S.L.
The Digital Gate is an independent media consultancy agency in Spain. The Digital Gate offers advertising and marketing services to large companies in Spain. Their services include digital marketing strategy, SEO, social media, mobile marketing, programmatic advertising, digital signage and more.
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announced 6/19/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Fluent Inc., will acquire AdParlor Inc.

synopsis: Fluent, Inc., a leading data-driven performance marketing company will acquire AdParlor, a Toronto-based digital advertising company. AdParlor offers sophisticated media buying and personalized creative services. The company provides media buying services for a variety of social networking platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and more.
buyer: Fluent Inc. (FLNT:$260.85)
Fluent is a people-based marketing platform that uses real-time, one-to-one interaction to create custom audiences and serve personalized ads that drive performance at scale. Fluent is transforming acquisition marketing by fusing hardcore data science with human interaction. "
target: AdParlor Inc.
AdParlor is a Toronto-based digital advertising company. AdParlor offers sophisticated media buying and personalized creative services. The company provides media buying services for a variety of social networking platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and more.
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Welocalize, acquired SearchStar

synopsis: Welocalize, a company that enables brands to reach and grow global audiences around the world, has acquired SearchStar, a leading independent digital media buying agency with deep analytics and conversion expertise.
buyer: Welocalize
Welocalize enables brands to reach and grow global audiences in over 200 languages through solutions for translation, localization, adaptation, and automation. Delivering multilingual content that accelerates global business performance is at the heart of what they do. "
target: SearchStar
Based in the UK, SearchStar is a leading independent digital media buying agency with deep analytics and conversion expertise. Tried, tested and trusted, they achieve outstanding results by spending time getting to know businesses and its goals.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Triboo Direct S.r.l., acquired Koi Advertising Ltd

synopsis: Triboo, a group active in the E-Commerce and Digital Advertising sector, through its subsidiary Triboo Direct, acquires 100% of Koi Advertising Ltd, a company operating in the web marketing and advertising sector mainly in the UK, Australia, India, Indonesia and South Africa with headquarters in London.
buyer parent: Triboo S.p.A.
buyer: Triboo Direct S.r.l.
Triboo Direct S.r.l. provides direct marketing services including direct email marketing, sms marketing, push notification, telemarketing, and database building services. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Milan, Italy. "
target: Koi Advertising Ltd
Koi Advertising LTD is a company operating in the web marketing and advertising sector mainly in the UK, Australia, India, Indonesia and South Africa with headquarters in London. They are specialists in performance and brand marketing.
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closed 5/1/2019 via PR Web

DFO Global Performance Commerce Ltd., acquired AdTactics Media Group

synopsis: DFO Global Performance Commerce, an industry-leading performance marketing and technology company, announced the acquisition of AdTactics Media Group, a media buying and search engine optimization (SEO) strategy firm.
buyer: DFO Global Performance Commerce Ltd.
DFO Global Performance Commerce is an industry-leading performance marketing and technology company. DFO’s best-in-class performance network, agency services, comprehensive eCommerce platform and product development capabilities provide an end-to-end eCommerce solution for businesses of all sizes. "
target: AdTactics Media Group
AdTactics Media Group is a media buying and search engine optimization (SEO) strategy firm. AdTactics is led by Marco Lomeli and based in San Diego.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Outbrain Inc., acquired Ligatus GmbH

synopsis: Outbrain, the world's leading discovery and native advertising platform on the Open Web, has acquired Ligatus. Ligatus is the leading European provider of premium native advertising solutions based in Cologne, Germany, with locations in France, Spain, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands.
buyer: Outbrain Inc.
Outbrain is the world's leading native discovery platform, connecting Internet users, publishers, and advertisers with its discovery feeds. Outbrain's native advertising technology delivers news, information, and product recommendations to the world's top publishers. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: Ligatus GmbH
Ligatus is a German company that specializes in direct response campaigns and content promotions on mobile and desktop platforms. Their innovative technology enables advertisers and agencies to intelligently position their advertising messages.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Active International, acquired Paykel Media

synopsis: One of Australia’s longest established independent media agencies Paykel Media has been acquired by corporate trade company Active International. Paykel was created in order to offer clients an alternative to multi-national agencies.
buyer: Active International
Active International is a commercial innovation company. They increase commercial agility through industry expertise, their Active Trading Model, and direct investments that allow clients to transform assets into new forms of value and deliver positive business outcomes. "
target: Paykel Media
Paykel is an Australian based media agency that was created in order to offer clients and staff an alternative to multi-national agencies. Their mission is to provide a safe haven for advertisers, somewhere they can come for outstanding service and truly independent advice.
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closed 1/30/2019 via Company Press Release

My Media S.A.S., acquired Peak Ace AG

synopsis: My Media Group, France’s leading independent consulting and media buying group, acquired a 51% majority share in Peak Ace, Germany's leading independent performance marketing agency operating in over 20 languages. With the acquisition, My Media Group takes on an international dimension, allowing them to offer their clients truly global campaigns.
buyer parent: LBO France
buyer: My Media S.A.S.
My Media Group is a media company with more than 500 clients, for whom it manages more than 1 billion euros worth of media space each year. Leader in the development of a media strategy directly oriented towards customer acquisition, the company is particularly active in e-commerce. "
target: Peak Ace AG
Peak Ace is Germany's leading independent performance marketing agency operating in over 20 languages. With its technology-driven approach, Peak Ace is a one-stop shop for highly flexible, data-driven solutions for all relevant performance marketing channels.
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closed 1/11/2019 via PR Newswire

SourceLink, Inc., acquired Path Interactive Inc.

synopsis: SourceLink, a Direct Marketing agency headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, has acquired Path Interactive, a performance-driven digital marketing agency. Their team provides deep expertise in a full suite of results-oriented marketing services including PPC management, SEO, social media and display/digital media advertising.
buyer parent: Aterian Investment Partners
buyer: SourceLink, Inc.
SourceLink is a Direct Marketing agency headquartered in Chicago, Illinois that utilizes data intelligence and an omni-channel approach to maximize return on investment for clients through improved customer response and conversion. "
target: Path Interactive Inc.
Path Interactive is a performance-driven digital marketing agency with offices in New York City and Nashville. Their team provides deep expertise in a full suite of results-oriented marketing services including PPC management, SEO, social media and display/digital media advertising.
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closed 11/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Curate Mobile, acquired Juice Mobile

synopsis: Curate Mobile, a technology-driven mobile growth platform and trusted destination for brands and agencies, announced the acquisition of Juice Mobile, a mobile advertising and technology firm. They captivate people with their creative capabilities and deliver beyond expectation through their strategic expertise on data, targeting and measurement.
buyer: Curate Mobile
Based in Canada, Curate Mobile is a technology-driven mobile growth platform; a simple, effective touch-point for advertisers looking to boost user LTV or increase their brand awareness on mobile. Their focus is the spearheading and execution of mobile user acquisition and direct response campaigns."
target parent: Yellow Pages Limited
target: Juice Mobile
Based in Canada, Juice Mobile is an award-winning mobile advertising and technology firm. They captivate people with their creative capabilities and deliver beyond expectation through their strategic expertise on data, targeting and measurement.
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closed 7/16/2019 via PR Web

Cygnus Education, acquired Dunker LLC

synopsis: Cygnus Marketing Communications, a performance marketing and enrollment management solutions agency, has acquired Dunker, an innovative, metrics-driven performance digital marketing agency. Cygnus’ acquisition of Dunker fuses complementary resources for performance digital and traditional marketing, media planning and buying, and more.
buyer: Cygnus Education
Cygnus is a leader in performance marketing and enrollment management solutions, providing fully transparent, analytics-based strategies that achieve challenging marketing objectives, driving scalable and sustainable enrollment growth for higher education institutions. "
target: Dunker LLC
Dunker is an innovative, metrics-driven performance digital advertising and marketing agency based out of Bala Cynwyd, PA.
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closed 7/16/2019 via PR Web

Cygnus Education, acquired Dunker LLC

synopsis: Cygnus Marketing Communications, a performance marketing and enrollment management solutions agency, has acquired Dunker, an innovative, metrics-driven performance digital marketing agency. Cygnus’ acquisition of Dunker fuses complementary resources for performance digital and traditional marketing, media planning and buying, and more.
buyer: Cygnus Education
Cygnus is a leader in performance marketing and enrollment management solutions, providing fully transparent, analytics-based strategies that achieve challenging marketing objectives, driving scalable and sustainable enrollment growth for higher education institutions. "
target: Dunker LLC
Dunker is an innovative, metrics-driven performance digital advertising and marketing agency based out of Bala Cynwyd, PA.
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closed 12/8/2015 via PR Newswire

KnowledgeShares.Org, Muirlands Capital LLC, Prudential Capital Group, acquired EducationDynamics, LLC

synopsis: Halyard Capital, a NY based private equity firm, announced that its portfolio company, EducationDynamics (EDDY), was sold to an investor group led by Muirlands Capital, KnowledgeShares and Prudential Capital Group. EDDY is one of the market leaders in helping higher education institutions find and enroll the highest quality student prospects.
buyer: Muirlands Capital LLC
buyer: KnowledgeShares.Org
buyer: Prudential Capital Group
Muirlands Capital is a lower middle market private equity firm. KnowledgeShares partners with leading organizations in higher education to invest financial and human capital. Prudential Capital Group is a leading provider of private debt, mezzanine and equity securities to companies worldwide. "
target parent: Halyard Capital
target: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is higher education’s leading marketing information and technology services company, helping institutions find, enroll and retain students. Its content-rich and highly visible education websites make them the premier provider of prospective students for colleges and universities.
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closed 12/6/2012 via PR Web

College Loan Corporation, acquired Edvisors Network, Inc.

synopsis: Edvisors, a leading provider of educational resources, announced it has been acquired by College Loan Corporation. Edvisors is a leading student marketing company providing a portfolio of education resources, college loan products, and college-related information and services through a network of websites, blogs and forums.
buyer: College Loan Corporation
College Loan Corporation, headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada is a top 10 student loan company, managing student loan assets. By offering innovative loan products and first-class customer service, the Company helps families achieve their higher education goals. "
target: Edvisors Network, Inc.
Edvisors, a global leader in higher education marketing and college financial aid, provides a richer, more fulfilling education experience to students, educators and parents worldwide.
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closed 5/2/2019 via Company Press Release

Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC, acquired Converge Consulting

synopsis: Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL), the leading provider of higher education enrollment, student success, and fundraising solutions, announced its strategic acquisition of Converge, the digital marketing firm for higher education. They leverage data-driven digital marketing practices to connect learners with institutions and programs.
buyer: Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC
Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL) is the leading provider of higher education enrollment, student success, and fundraising solutions. The firm is focused on the entire lifecycle of enrollment and fundraising, assuring students find the right university, graduate on time, and give back to support. "
target: Converge Consulting
Converge is the digital agency for education. They leverage data-driven digital marketing practices to connect the next generation of learners with best-fit institutions and programs, developing sound strategy and translating it into campaigns that deliver ROI.
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closed 6/13/2018 via GlobeNewswire

EducationDynamics, LLC, acquired JMH Consulting

synopsis: EducationDynamics, a leader in higher education marketing and enrollment management, announces the acquisition of JMH Consulting, an innovative, customer-centric provider of higher education marketing, recruiting, and retention solutions. They offer a comprehensive suite of services on both a fee-for-service and revenue sharing basis.
buyer parent: Muirlands Capital LLC
buyer: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is the industry leader in helping colleges and universities find the highest quality student prospects to achieve their enrollments goals. EducationDynamics has earned a reputation for providing the resources and expertise required to meet today’s recruitment challenges. "
target: JMH Consulting
JMH Consulting is an organization that markets, launches, manages, and enhances educational experiences for higher education. They use innovative ideas in their strategies and solutions for online marketing. They offer a range of enrollment growth solutions for higher education institutions.
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closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

CampusLogic, Inc., acquired Cegment, Inc.

synopsis: CampusLogic announces the acquisition of Cegment’s Net Price Calculator (NPC) and Award Letter business. A pioneer in the NPC business, Cegment helps create transparency in higher education financing so families can better understand and assess the cost of a college degree.
buyer: CampusLogic, Inc.
CampusLogic transforms the way higher education delivers financial aid with the first—and only—student engagement platform. Their cloud-based technology helps schools increase accessibility to education, reduce student borrowing, and drive down the cost of financial aid administration. "
target: Cegment, Inc.
Cegment works with colleges and universities to provide innovative solutions for enrollment and financial aid marketing. Cegment's Net Price Calculator helps create transparency in higher education financing so families can better understand and assess the cost of a college degree.
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announced 9/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Unigo, LLC, will acquire Cinergy Education

synopsis: Unigo Group, a company that improves students' decision-making and outcomes by providing one of the most personalized and accurate platforms for matching students with schools, financing, rewards and jobs, announced an agreement to acquire the business assets of Cinergy Education, a premier provider of higher-education marketing services.
buyer parent: Aequitas Capital Management, Inc
buyer: Unigo, LLC
Unigo is an online business matching students with colleges, scholarships, internships, student loans, majors and careers. Unigo’s consumer site provides personalized matches with 6,500 colleges, 700,000 college reviews, 3.6 million scholarships, 90,000 internships and 3.3 million study materials. "
target: Cinergy Education
A premier provider of higher-education marketing services, Cinergy Education helps colleges, universities and career schools find and enroll qualified students with its rich network of web properties, advisory services, and education-marketing expertise.
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closed 9/16/2015 via Market Wire

Kira Talent, acquired LikeLive

synopsis: Kira Talent, the company behind Kira Academic, the video-based talent assessment platform designed for university and college admissions, announces that video interviewing service, LikeLive, will become a part of Kira Talent.
buyer: Kira Talent
Kira Talent is the company behind Kira Academic, the video-based talent assessment platform designed for university and college admissions. Kira is a talent assessment platform that adds an interactive video and written assessment into a school's existing admissions application. "
target parent: Educational Testing Service, Inc.
target: LikeLive
LikeLive is a cutting-edge, user-friendly platform created for college and job applicants to post video interviews. The LikeLive platform is private and secure. Working with top universities, career centers and corporations, LikeLive is the global leader in online interviews worldwide.
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closed 4/8/2015 via PR Newswire

Unigo, LLC, acquired PrepTalk

synopsis: Unigo Group announces the firm has completed the acquisition of PrepTalk, an education-technology start-up that is creating a virtual platform to connect high school students, parents, and guidance counselors to colleges via live, virtual events.
buyer parent: Aequitas Capital Management, Inc
buyer: Unigo, LLC
Unigo is an online business matching students with colleges, scholarships, internships, student loans, majors and careers. Unigo’s consumer site provides personalized matches with 6,500 colleges, 700,000 college reviews, 3.6 million scholarships, 90,000 internships and 3.3 million study materials. "
target: PrepTalk
PrepTalk is an education-technology start-up that is creating a virtual platform to connect high school students, parents, and guidance counselors to colleges via live, virtual events.
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closed 2/1/2012 via PR Newswire

Educational Testing Service, Inc., acquired MyCollegei

synopsis: Educational Testing Service, the world's leading measurement and research organization, has acquired mycollegei, a cutting-edge, user-friendly video interviewing platform created to assist colleges, universities, and corporations in more effectively managing their application process.
buyer: Educational Testing Service, Inc.
Educational Testing Service (ETS) is a nonprofit organization that focuses on advancing quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. "
target: MyCollegei
mycollegei is a cutting-edge, user-friendly video interviewing platform created to assist colleges, universities, and corporations in more effectively managing their application process. The platform allows admission officials and corporate recruiters to view candidates more holistically.
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closed 9/15/2011 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., acquired Zinch Inc.

synopsis: Chegg, the social education platform, announced it has acquired Zinch, expanding its social education platform into high schools. Zinch, founded in 2007, connects prospective college and graduate students to scholarships, admissions officers and other students who have been through the same process.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$361.18)
Chegg, the social education platform, is transforming the way millions of students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed in college. Students use Chegg for homework help, course selection, note taking, textbook and e-textbook rentals and Daily deals. "
target: Zinch Inc.
Zinch is the social utility matching students with opportunities: colleges, scholarships, study abroad programs, and graduate schools. At Zinch.com, 3.5 million students worldwide have created 'professional' profiles to showcase themselves as more than test scores.
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closed 12/2/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

EducationDynamics, LLC, purchased Agency-of-record business from Thruline Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: EducationDynamics, a leader in higher education marketing, announces the acquisition of key assets of Thruline Marketing. EducationDynamics has acquired Thruline Marketing's agency-of-record business, which provides paid digital marketing, traditional marketing, and SEO management services for more than 20 higher education institutions.
buyer: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is the industry leader in helping colleges and universities find the highest quality student prospects to achieve their enrollments goals. EducationDynamics has earned a reputation for providing the resources and expertise required to meet today’s recruitment challenges. "
seller: Thruline Marketing, Inc.
Thruline Marketing's agency-of-record business provides paid digital marketing, traditional marketing, and SEO management services for more than 20 higher education institutions.
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closed 12/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Carnegie Communications, acquired i-studentgroup

synopsis: Carnegie Communications LLC, the leader in integrated marketing and lead generation since 1985 and the first higher education agency to offer digital services to colleges and universities, announced the acquisition of i-studentgroup, a digital marketing innovator offering services for higher education institutions globally.
buyer: Carnegie Communications
Carnegie Communications, based in Westford, MA, provides integrated, response-driven enrollment marketing and recruitment. Through customized, cutting-edge digital solutions and a multichannel lead generation platform, Carnegie connects higher education institutions with their target audiences. "
target: i-studentgroup
Founded in 2004, i-studentgroup has been a leading provider of digital marketing solutions for higher education institutions globally, offering products such as HTML5 interactive presentations, promotional campaigns, and custom-built apps.
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closed 1/9/2015 via PR Newswire

The Advisory Board Company, acquired Royall & Company

synopsis: The Advisory Board Company, a global insight-driven technology, research, and services provider, announced the completion of its acquisition of Royall & Company. Royall & Company is the higher education industry leader in strategic, data-driven student engagement and enrollment management solutions.
buyer: The Advisory Board Company (ABCO:$799.15)
The Advisory Board Company is the leading provider of insight-driven technology, research, and services for organizations in transforming industries. The company collaborates with more than 200,000 leaders at 4,500 member organizations to elevate performance and solve their most pressing problems. "
target parent: CHS Capital
target: Royall & Company
Royall & Company is the industry leader in strategic student engagement and enrollment management, financial aid optimization, and alumni fundraising. Royall utilizes a data-driven, analytically-based approach to provide high return-on-investment outcomes for its clients.
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closed 5/8/2013 via PR Web

PlattForm Holdings, Inc., acquired MJD Consultancy Ltd

synopsis: PlattForm has acquired MJD, a United Kingdom-based education marketing company. The purchase allows PlattForm to offer services to MJD’s existing clients and extend its operations to include new institutions of higher education in the UK, as well as Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, France, and many other countries.
buyer parent: Sterling Partners
buyer: PlattForm Holdings, Inc.
PlattForm Advertising has set the standard of excellence in providing marketing services and enrollment solutions for colleges and universities, worldwide. Specialties include search engine marketing; interactive lead generation; online marketing; traditional media placement and creative services. "
target: MJD Consultancy Ltd
MJD Consultancy Ltd provides education marketing expertise and advertising services for international and domestic student recruitment to institutions around the world.
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closed 1/9/2013 via BusinessWire

Sterling Partners, acquired PlattForm Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Sterling Partners, a growth-oriented private equity firm with a long history of successful investing in the education sector, has acquired PlattForm Advertising, a leading provider of comprehensive marketing and enrollment-management services to colleges and universities.
buyer: Sterling Partners
Sterling Partners is a private equity firm with a distinct point of view on how to build great companies. Sterling focuses on investing growth capital in small and mid-market companies in industries with positive, long-term trends – education, healthcare, and business services. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: PlattForm Holdings, Inc.
PlattForm Advertising has set the standard of excellence in providing marketing services and enrollment solutions for colleges and universities, worldwide. Specialties include search engine marketing; interactive lead generation; online marketing; traditional media placement and creative services.
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closed 1/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

CHS Capital, acquired Royall & Company

synopsis: CHS Capital acquired Royall & Co., a provider of recruitment services for colleges and universities. Royall handles marketing for colleges and universities, helping them to enroll students at undergraduate and graduate levels and reach out to alumni for purposes like fundraising.
buyer: CHS Capital
CHS Capital is a Chicago-based private equity firm investing in the middle market. Targeting well-managed companies with enterprise values between $75-$500 million, CHS Capital partners with management teams to focus on accelerating growth and positioning companies for attractive exits. "
target parent: Chicago Growth Partners
target: Royall & Company
Royall & Co. is a provider of recruitment services for colleges and universities. The company handles marketing for colleges and universities, helping them to enroll students at undergraduate and graduate levels and reach out to alumni for purposes like fundraising.
price ($mm)
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$100
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closed 9/7/2011 via PR Newswire

ConnectEDU, Inc., purchased Enrollment and Retention Services Division from EducationDynamics, LLC

synopsis: ConnectEDU®, the leader in web-based college and career access solutions, announced that it acquired the Enrollment and Retention division of EducationDynamics, higher education's leading technology and services company dedicated to helping colleges and universities find, enroll, and retain students.
buyer: ConnectEDU, Inc.
ConnectEDU, Inc. is the web-based leader in empowering learners to manage their education, launch their careers, and secure a more stable financial future. ConnectEDU uses information technology to connect real learners and real data with real colleges, and real career opportunities. "
seller parent: Halyard Capital
seller: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is higher education's leading marketing information and technology services company dedicated to helping institutions find, enroll and retain students. It has six content-rich and highly visible education websites, as well as several special interest microsites.
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announced 6/17/2008 via Company Press Release

Chicago Growth Partners, will acquire Royall & Company

synopsis: Royall is the nation’s leading provider of recruitment services to traditional colleges and universities. CGP led the recapitalization of Royall, partnering with the Company’s management team.
buyer: Chicago Growth Partners
Chicago Growth Partners focuses on lower middle market growth companies in Business and Consumer Services, Healthcare, Industrial Growth and Information Technology. We’ve focused on these industries for over 21 years, with a combined 100+ years of experience in these four areas. "
target: Royall & Company
Royall & Company is made up of some 200 professionals who are exclusively focused on full-time, first-time, traditional-age undergraduate student recruitment. Royall's talented staff includes professionals in all the disciplines required in designing, developing, deploying, and analyzing direct resp
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$52
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$14
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