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announced 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Datasection Inc., will acquire FollowUP

synopsis: Datasection, a Japanese company that provides marketing research, data provision and processing, and image analysis services, will be acquiring FollowUP, a company that specializes in the management of retail consumer experience.
buyer: Datasection Inc. (TSE:3905:$10.44)
Datasection Inc. is a Japanese company that provides marketing research, data provision and processing, and image analysis services. They offer analysis tools and research services for social media to help businesses mitigate social media risks such as rumors and accelerate their marketing. "
target: FollowUP
Based in Chilie, FollowUP is a company that specializes in the management of retail consumer experience. They integrate the information of what happens in the points of sale to improve the experience of consumers.
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closed 5/12/2022 via BusinessWire

iQmetrix Software Development Corp., purchased DXP and Activation Solutions from Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: iQmetrix has acquired the Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and Activation Solutions from Synchronoss Technologies, Inc., a global leader in cloud, messaging, and digital products and platforms. DXP and Activation enable telecom operators and retailers around the globe to create, orchestrate, and manage digital experiences across all channels.
buyer: iQmetrix Software Development Corp.
Based in Vancouver, iQmetrix’s intelligent retail management software is designed to power the telecom industry. Its software is built around enabling telecom retailers to deliver a buy-anywhere strategy through multi-channel inventory management and digital retail solutions. "
seller: Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (SNCR:$280.62)
DXP and Activation enable telecom operators and retailers around the globe to create, orchestrate, and manage digital experiences across all channels. DXP allows users to easily create, integrate, and publish customer journeys and experiences through simple drag-and-drop configurations.
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closed 1/12/2022 via BNC Analysis

SML Group Limited, acquired Sumzed AB

synopsis: SML, a worldwide leader in retail RFID technology and solutions, has announced that it has acquired Sweden-based retail customer experience platform provider, Sumzed AB. Sumzed is a software company that works to connect physical stores with its digital channels.
buyer: SML Group Limited
With a presence in over 30 countries, SML Group is the global end-to-end RFID and brand identification solutions provider. Their proprietary software Clarity® is the only item-level RFID solution that is engineered and deployment-proven for vertical retailers and brand owners. "
target: Sumzed AB
Sumzed AB is a Sweden-based retail customer experience platform provider. Sumzed is a software company that works to connect physical stores with its digital channels. The purpose is to strengthen the physical stores by creating a hybrid feeling between online and offline.
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closed 2/27/2020 via Company Press Release

Savoye, acquired SoCloz

synopsis: Savoye, a French customzed global logistics solutions engineering company, has acquired SoCloz, a commerce digitization platform that powers sales associates experience. SoCloz features allow to generate additional footfall, increase in-store conversion, optimise brand operations and improve customer experience.
buyer parent: Noblelift Intelligent Equipment Co. Ltd
buyer: Savoye
Savoye is a French customzed global logistics solutions engineering company who has the answer for any type of process and any sector. They have a large portfolio of solutions that combine hardware and software according to needs. "
target: SoCloz
SoCloz is a commerce digitization platform that powers sales associates experience. SoCloz features allow to generate additional footfall, increase in-store conversion, optimise brand operations and improve customer experience.
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closed 3/8/2018 via PR Newswire

Nordstrom Inc., acquired BevyUp

synopsis: Nordstrom Inc., a leading fashion retailer, announced that it has acquired BevyUp, the innovators behind a digital selling tool. Stylists use BevyUp's mobile clienteling app, Style Boards, to provide their customers with a personalized, omnichannel experience unlike any other in the market.
buyer: Nordstrom Inc. (JWN:$15,478.00)
Nordstrom Inc. is a leading fashion retailer. Nordstrom operates 366 stores in 40 states, including 122 full-line stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico; 232 Nordstrom Rack stores; two Jeffrey boutiques; two clearance stores; and seven Trunk Club clubhouses. "
target: BevyUp
BevyUp is enhancing the omnichannel experience by extending sales associates' customer relationships beyond brick-and- mortar stores. Stylists use BevyUp's mobile clienteling app, Style Boards, to provide their customers with a personalized, omnichannel experience unlike any other in the market.
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closed 9/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Stratacache, Inc., acquired Walkbase

synopsis: STRATACACHE, the leading provider of intelligent digital signage, digital merchandising, mobile enablement, and rich media customer engagement at retail, announced it has acquired Walkbase, the leading in-store analytics and marketing platform for retailers and airports to measure, optimize and personalize the omnichannel customer experience.
buyer: Stratacache, Inc.
STRATACACHE, Inc. is the leading provider of intelligent digital signage, digital merchandising, mobile enablement, and rich media customer engagement at retail. "
target: Walkbase
Walkbase is the leading in-store analytics and marketing platform for retailers and airports to measure, optimize and personalize the omnichannel customer experience. They are based in Finland.
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closed 10/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Kibo Software, Inc, acquired Mozu

synopsis: Kibo, the world’s leader in cloud-based omnichannel commerce solutions, announced its acquisition of Mozu, an enterprise cloud-based commerce solution, designed to help enterprises manage their entire online presence - commerce, branding, customer engagement and publishing - in a single, powerful and enjoyable experience.
buyer: Kibo Software, Inc
Kibo empowers retailers and branded manufacturers to achieve optimal performance of B2C and B2B commerce through unified consumer experiences. Kibo provides a complete omnichannel commerce platform delivered with the lowest total cost of ownership and fastest time to market. "
target: Mozu
Mozu is the modern cloud commerce platform that simplifies enterprise commerce. Mozu drives top line revenue by delivering unified customer experiences, ensuring clients can react quickly to changing trends and meet customers where they already are.
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announced 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Engineering Ingegneria Informatica SpA, will acquire FAST Innovation

synopsis: Engineering Ingegneria Informatica SpA, a company that operates in the area of IT services and software, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the business branch of Fast Innovation dedicated to the luxury and fashion markets and focused on multi-channel Clienteling solutions for retailing.
buyer: Engineering Ingegneria Informatica SpA
Engineering Ingegneria Informatica operates in the area of IT services and software, and is a leader in the provision of complete integrated services systems integration, outsourcing services, products and proprietary vertical solutions, and IT and strategy consultancy. "
target: FAST Innovation
Fast Innovation is a software vendor focused on omni-channel Clienteling solutions for Retail brands. Based in Italy, Fast Innovation develops and markets myClienteling, an end-to-end innovative Clienteling suite fully integrated with the best-in-class CRM & POS Systems.
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closed 12/20/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

Leger Marketing Inc., acquired Agility Metrics Inc

synopsis: Leger Marketing acquired a majority stake in Agility Metrics Inc., a Montreal-based software company specializing in Customer Experience Management solutions. Leger Marketing thus strengthens its position as a technology leader in measuring customer experience by integrating the unique and proven solutions of Agility Metrics to its asset portfolio.
buyer: Leger Marketing Inc.
Leger Marketing ̶ the largest wholly owned Canadian polling firm - has 600 employees in offices in Canada, the United States and Switzerland. Leger Marketing also owns legerweb.com, the largest Canadian panel of more than 400,000 panellists. "
target: Agility Metrics Inc
Agility Metrics is one of North America’s leading suppliers of Customer Experience Management solutions. Agility Metrics leverages cutting-edge technology and deep sector expertise to help leading brands deliver remarkable customer experiences that get people talking.
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closed 12/9/2020 via PR Newswire

The Stage Fund, acquired ThirdChannel

synopsis: Stage, a private equity firm, has acquired ThirdChannel, a SaaS business that enables consumer brands to manage in-store customer experiences at scale. ThirdChannel's cloud-based retail intelligence platform provides real-time visibility into all stores to help brands improve customer experiences and optimize their merchandising.
buyer: The Stage Fund
Stage is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in companies undergoing a change in capital structure, operations, or growth. Stage's venture fund, reStage, offers early stage small and medium-sized enterprises the capital and expertise to rethink their approach to growth. "
target: ThirdChannel
ThirdChannel is a SaaS business that enables consumer brands to manage in-store customer experiences at scale. ThirdChannel's cloud-based retail intelligence platform provides real-time visibility into all stores to help brands improve customer experiences and optimize their merchandising.
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closed 4/9/2015 via Forbes

Aimia Inc., Air New Zealand Limited, acquired 11Ants Analytics Limited

synopsis: Air New Zealand and Aimia announced that they are acquiring the small New Zealand based analytics company 11Ants, a cloud based customer science platform which transforms retail transactional data into a strategic and tactical framework for retail growth. The user interacts with RAP via a suite of powerful, yet easy to use customer science modules.
buyer: Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM:$96.49)
buyer: Air New Zealand Limited
Air New Zealand is an international and domestic airline group which provides air passenger and cargo transport services within New Zealand, as well as to and from Australia, the South West Pacific, Asia, North America and the United Kingdom. "
target: 11Ants Analytics Limited
11Ants RAP is a cloud based customer science platform which transforms retail transactional data into a strategic and tactical framework for retail growth. The user interacts with RAP via a suite of powerful, yet easy to use customer science modules.
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closed 12/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Aimia Inc., acquired Zinc

synopsis: Aimia, a global leader in loyalty management, announced the acquisition of Zinc (Zed Inc. Ltd), an industry leading provider of SaaS behavioral segmentation solutions and consulting services focused on customer centric store management, ecommerce, buying & merchandising and product category management.
buyer: Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM:$96.49)
Aimia offers clients, partners and members proven expertise in launching and managing coalition loyalty programs, delivering proprietary loyalty services, creating value through loyalty analytics and driving innovation in the emerging digital, mobile and social communications spaces. "
target: Zinc
Zinc's retail analytical methods and retail experience combine with its proprietary TRiPPs technology to provide retailers with a deep insight into their customers, and the ability to use this insight systematically to enhance their buying & merchandising and store management.
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announced 5/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Skyfii Limited, will acquire Beonic Technologies Pty Ltd

synopsis: Skyfii, an Australian software technology company that provides data analytics and marketing services, will acquire Beonic Technologies, an Australian customer insights company. Beonic provides real-time footfall and traffic insights to more than 300 customers in retail, public facilities, sports stadiums, airports and casinos.
buyer: Skyfii Limited (ASX:SKF:$10.89)
Skyfii is an Australian software technology company that provides data analytics and marketing services to physical venues. Their cloud-based IO platform allows various types of venues to analyse the behavior of anonymous visitors and capture data from those who opt-in to free Internet connectivity."
target: Beonic Technologies Pty Ltd
Beonic Technologies is an Australian customer insights company. Beonic provides real-time footfall and traffic insights to more than 300 customers in retail, public facilities, sports stadiums, airports and casinos. Beonic helps businesses understand customer behaviour and increase customer traffic.
price ($mm)
$0.35
rev ($mm)
$1
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EV / rev
1.0x
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closed 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ulta Beauty, acquired QM Scientific

synopsis: Ulta Beauty, the largest beauty retailer in the United States, has acquired QM Scientific, an AI platform for retail customer engagement. QM Scientific's AI retail platform continuously learns individual shopping habits and preferences, allowing brands and retailers to create individualized shopping experiences that delight their customers.
buyer: Ulta Beauty (ULTA:$6,311.66)
QM Scientific is an AI platform for retail customer engagement. QM Scientific's AI retail platform continuously learns individual shopping habits and preferences, allowing brands and retailers to create individualized shopping experiences that delight their customers. "
target: QM Scientific
Ulta Beauty is the largest beauty retailer in the United States and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. The company offers more than 20,000 products from over 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands.
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closed 9/13/2017 via GlobeNewswire

CXignited merged with Mojix,

synopsis: Mojix, a provider of RFID systems and IoT platform solutions has merged with CXignited, a leader in delivering retailers real-time product and consumer data for unique customer experiences. Through its progressive ShopCX Cloud Platform, CXignited streams shop floor and Unified Commerce information intelligence through RFID/Beacons/IoT.
buyer: Mojix
Mojix provides real-time IoT solutions for enterprise operations management and customer engagement. Its cloud based IOT software platform and mobile applications leverages its pioneering wide-area RFID systems, which are built on patented long-range location technology. "
target: CXignited
Based in France, CXignited sets the new standard for Customer Experience igniting product, people and brand passion. Through its progressive ShopCX Cloud Platform, CXignited streams shop floor and Unified Commerce information intelligence through RFID/Beacons/IoT.
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closed 2/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

Imaweb, acquired Custeed

synopsis: Imaweb, a leading Continental European provider of digital SaaS solutions for the automotive industry, announced the acquisition of CUSTEED. CUSTEED is a next-generation customer experience and loyalty management SaaS platform for the automotive industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Imaweb
Spain-based Imaweb is a developer and distributor of digital solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company was formed through the merger of Imaweb and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems group, a French software development company for car manufacturers, group distributers and dealers, in 2019. "
target: Custeed
CUSTEED is a next-generation customer experience and loyalty management SaaS platform for the automotive industry, enabling car dealers to boost online lead generation, increase e-reputation and manage customer satisfaction.
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closed 11/24/2021 via Company Press Release

QNTM Group AB, acquired Ibexa AS

synopsis: Sweden-based QNTM Group has acquired a majority stake in Ibexa. The acquisition will further strengthen QNTM´s position in the European market for eCommerce and Content Management Systems. Headquartered in Norway, Ibexa provides a cloud-based Digital Experience Platform (DXP) specializing in solutions for B2B digital transformation.
buyer parent: Altor Equity Partners
buyer: QNTM Group AB
Based in Sweden, QNTM Group is an ecosystem of companies offering consulting, software, and technology to support the digital transformation of large and medium size enterprises within the sales and marketing value chain. "
target: Ibexa AS
Based in Norway, Ibexa provides a Digital Experience Platform (DXP) that enables organizations to stay competitive, optimize their revenue streams, launch new products and services and test-drive digital strategies.
price ($mm)
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$11
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closed 10/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Ultra Commerce, acquired Slatwall Commerce

synopsis: Australia-bssed Ultra Commerce, the challenger to traditional commerce platforms, has acquired Slatwall Commerce, a modern eCommerce platform. With the acquisition, Ultra Commerce is now positioned to serve fast-growing smaller businesses up to the most complex large global enterprises, all within the one platform and license.
buyer: Ultra Commerce
Australia-based Ultra Commerce is an enterprise eCommerce platform for B2B, B2C and Marketplaces. Its integrated platform features built-in OMS (order management system) and PIM (product information management), providing a seamless end to end customer experience and helping grow online businesses. "
target: Slatwall Commerce
Slatwall Commerce is a modern eCommerce platform that combines enterprise features with headless commerce flexibility. Its SaaS platform powers B2B and B2C enterprises, empowering them to create engaging customer experiences while managing products, orders, accounts, and more in a single solution.
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closed 8/11/2021 via BusinessWire

NICE Systems Ltd, acquired goMoxie

synopsis: NICE, the world’s leading provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired goMoxie, a modern customer engagement platform. goMoxie proactively guides users throughout the online journey to improve conversion rates. Their tools enables eCommerce companies to proactively engage customers with contextual guidance, self-service, email, and more.
buyer: NICE Systems Ltd (NICE:$1,755.46)
NICE is the world’s leading provider of both cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions that empower organizations to make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics of structured and unstructured data. "
target: goMoxie
goMoxie is a modern customer engagement platform. goMoxie proactively guides users throughout the online journey to improve conversion rates. Their tools enables eCommerce companies to proactively engage customers with contextual guidance, self-service, proactive chat, email, and more.
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closed 10/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Droom, acquired AR Infinity

synopsis: Droom, an online marketplace for new and used automobiles in India, has acquired AR Infinity, an augmented reality (AR) company in India. AR Infinity's vehicle showcase solution allows automotive clients to demonstrate their vehicles to their end consumers using AR. Their Learning Buddy app enables students to experience academic concepts with AR.
buyer: Droom
Droom is India's first and largest online marketplace for buying and selling new and used automobiles. Droom has four marketplace formats, B2C, C2C, C2B and B2B. Their platform platform offers cars, bikes, trucks, taxis, auto loans, vehicle insurance and more. "
target: AR Infinity
AR Infinity is an augmented reality (AR) company in India. AR Infinity's vehicle showcase solution allows automotive clients to demonstrate their vehicles to their end consumers using AR. Their Learning Buddy app enables students to experience academic concepts with AR.
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announced 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Datasection Inc., will acquire FollowUP

synopsis: Datasection, a Japanese company that provides marketing research, data provision and processing, and image analysis services, will be acquiring FollowUP, a company that specializes in the management of retail consumer experience.
buyer: Datasection Inc. (TSE:3905:$10.44)
Datasection Inc. is a Japanese company that provides marketing research, data provision and processing, and image analysis services. They offer analysis tools and research services for social media to help businesses mitigate social media risks such as rumors and accelerate their marketing. "
target: FollowUP
Based in Chilie, FollowUP is a company that specializes in the management of retail consumer experience. They integrate the information of what happens in the points of sale to improve the experience of consumers.
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announced 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Datasection Inc., will acquire FollowUP

synopsis: Datasection, a Japanese company that provides marketing research, data provision and processing, and image analysis services, will be acquiring FollowUP, a company that specializes in the management of retail consumer experience.
buyer: Datasection Inc. (TSE:3905:$10.44)
Datasection Inc. is a Japanese company that provides marketing research, data provision and processing, and image analysis services. They offer analysis tools and research services for social media to help businesses mitigate social media risks such as rumors and accelerate their marketing. "
target: FollowUP
Based in Chilie, FollowUP is a company that specializes in the management of retail consumer experience. They integrate the information of what happens in the points of sale to improve the experience of consumers.
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announced 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Datasection Inc., will purchase FollowUP from Allm Inc.

synopsis: Datasection Inc., a Japanese company that provides marketing research, data provision and processing, and image analysis services, will acquire FollowUP from Allm Inc., a Japanese company that develops communications platforms for the healthcare industry. FollowUP is a cloud-based business intelligence platform that provides retail analytics.
buyer: Datasection Inc. (TSE:3905:$10.44)
Datasection Inc. is a Japanese company that provides marketing research, data provision and processing, and image analysis services. They offer analysis tools and research services for social media to help businesses mitigate social media risks such as rumors and accelerate their marketing. "
seller: Allm Inc.
FollowUP is a cloud-based business intelligence platform that provides retail analytics. FollowUP provides data on purchase rates, operating times, merchandising, customers, and more. FollowUP belongs to Allm, a Japanese company that develops communications platforms for the healthcare industry.
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$2.25
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announced 9/15/2011 via BusinessWire

Genpact Ltd, will acquire EmPower Research LLC

synopsis: Genpact Limited has signed a definitive agreement to acquire EmPower Research, an integrated media and business research company with strong capabilities in social media research, media monitoring and measurement. This acquisition will add significant expertise and intellectual property to Genpact’s Smart Decision Services business.
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,699.55)
Genpact is a global leader in business process and technology management, offering a broad portfolio of enterprise and industry-specific services. The company manages over 3,000 processes for more than 400 clients worldwide. "
target: EmPower Research LLC
EmPower Research is an integrated media and business research company. The company uses proprietary methodologies to listen and learn about conversations in the client ecosystem, deriving real insights for active stakeholder engagement.
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$17
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announced 5/11/2011 via Market Wire

e-Rewards, Inc., will acquire Conversition Strategies

synopsis: e-Rewards, Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Conversition Strategies, a pioneer in the Social Media Research industry. Its primary, EvoListen, collects data sourced from online social media outlets, filters the data collected, utilizes scientific sampling and weighting to report the results, and then formats it into quantitative data sets.
buyer: e-Rewards, Inc.
e-Rewards, Inc. is a global leader in permission based digital data collection and reporting. With over 1000 employees worldwide, it operates a strong portfolio of brands including Research Now, e-Miles, and Peanut Labs. "
target: Conversition Strategies
Conversition Strategies is an online social media data collection company based in Toronto, Canada. Conversition listens to consumers by applying scientific principles to the collection and analysis of social media data.
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closed 10/8/2010 via Market Wire

e-Rewards, Inc., acquired Peanut Labs, Inc.

synopsis: e-Rewards, Inc. announced the successful completion of its recently announced transaction to acquire Peanut Labs, Inc. ("Peanut Labs"). Effective immediately, Peanut Labs is a wholly-owned subsidiary of e-Rewards.
buyer: e-Rewards, Inc.
e-Rewards, Inc., owns Research Now, a global online sampling and online data collection company, recognized for delivering high-quality panelists, high response rates, and industry-leading panel retention rates. "
target: Peanut Labs, Inc.
Peanut Labs enables companies to gather quality data for market research by embedding surveys into a large and diverse population of social media sites. Peanut Labs has grown its respondent pool from 20 million consumers in 2007 to over 240 million consumers to date.
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closed 9/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Alterian, acquired Intrepid

synopsis: Alterian, the leader in customer engagement technology and solutions, announced that it has acquired Intrepid, an international market research and social media analytics consultancy. The acquisition further strengthens Alterian's market leadership position in social media marketing, and its application to the mainstream marketing mix.
buyer: Alterian (ALN:$184.18)
Alterian enables organizations to create relevant, effective and engaging experiences with their customers and prospects through social, digital, and traditional marketing channels. "
target: Intrepid
Intrepid is a global social media analytics and market research consultancy that supports business transformation through a deep, multi-channel understanding of people, markets and technology.
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$3.54
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closed 9/11/2007 via

YouGov plc, acquired Polimetrix

synopsis: YouGov, plc the UK's leading online market research company, will acquire Palo Alto-based Polimetrix, Inc., a leader in online polling in the US. YouGov acquired 32% of Polimetrix in December 2006 and will pay $24.1 million in cash and stock for the remaining 68% of Polimetrix that it does not currently own.
buyer: YouGov plc (AIM:YOU:$223.64)
YouGov is a professional market research agency pioneering the use of the Internet and information technology to collect higher-quality in-depth data for market research and public consultation. The sample for each survey is carefully selected and controlled. "
target: Polimetrix
Polimetrix conduct surveys through our PollingPoint website, which provides anyone interested with the opportunity to participate in interesting and serious polls on a variety of topics. PollingPoint also conducts surveys among its opt-in panelists via e-mail. Our only business is polling.
price ($mm)
$24*
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$2
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16.4x
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closed 3/30/2007 via PR Newswire

Harris Interactive, acquired MediaTransfer AG Netresearch and Consulting

synopsis: Harris Interactive has acquired MediaTransfer AG Netresearch & Consulting, a private European online research firm based in Hamburg, Germany which will provide access into the $2.2 billion German market research market - the fourth-largest in the world.
buyer: Harris Interactive (HPOL:$140.32)
Harris Interactive is the 12th largest and fastest-growing market research firm in the world. The company provides innovative research, insights and strategic advice to help its clients make more confident decisions which lead to measurable and enduring improvements in performance. "
target: MediaTransfer AG Netresearch and Consulting
MediaTransfer AG specializes in online market research. Worldwide online panels allow MediaTransfer AG to offer clients from many different industries such as consumer and durable goods, telecommunications, financial services and automobile international market research, one stop.
price ($mm)
$8.10
rev ($mm)
$5
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2.0x
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closed 6/22/2007 via Company Press Release

VNU Media Measurement & Information, purchased a minority stake in NetRatings, Inc.

synopsis: The Nielsen Company and NetRatings, Inc. completed the previously announced merger of NetRatings with a wholly owned subsidiary of The Nielsen Company.
buyer parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
buyer: VNU Media Measurement & Information
VNU Media Measurement & Information: global leader in measuring the usage of media. Every day, thousands of companies around the world rely on the information of VNU Media Measurement & Information to help them improve their business performance. "
target parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
target: NetRatings, Inc.
NetRatings, Inc. delivers leading Internet media and market research solutions, marketed globally under the Nielsen//NetRatings brand. With high quality, technology-driven products and services, Nielsen//NetRatings is the global standard for Internet audience measurement.
price ($mm)
$306*
rev ($mm)
$82
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
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9.5x
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127.1x
closed 3/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Informed Balance merged with Sway, Inc.,

synopsis: Sway, Inc., a fast-growing, interactive marketing agency that builds social networks online, announced that it has merged with Informed Balance, a consulting firm which designs user experiences for global Fortune 500 companies.
buyer: Sway, Inc.
Sway creates innovative online experiences for businesses and their audiences. Through research, development and promotion, Sway creates measurable results that improve its clients' online presence, brand, and sales. "
target: Informed Balance
Informed Balance provides a host of online services such as Web strategy, usability and search engine optimization. The team of software engineers and user-centered designers balance market research, Web analytics and processes with the people side of the technology equation.
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closed 12/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Connexity, acquired Hitwise Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Digital marketing company Connexity, Inc. has acquired Hitwise, a leader in large-scale online clickstream data collection and consumer behavioral analytics. Hitwise's broad, audience-based insights into consumer online behavioral trends bolsters Connexity's offering to marketers, agencies and publishers.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Connexity
Connexity, Inc. is a technology driven marketing solutions company that leverages almost twenty years of ecommerce expertise to enable retailers and brands to understand their consumers better, acquire new customers at a lower cost, and increase sales. "
target parent: Experian plc
target: Hitwise Pty. Ltd.
Hitwise is the leading online competitive intelligence service. Only Hitwise provides its 1,200 global clients with daily insights on how their customers interact with a broad range of competitive websites, and how their competitors use different tactics to attract online customers.
price ($mm)
$47
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$74
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0.7x
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closed 8/20/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Ebiquity plc, acquired Stratigent LLC

synopsis: Ebiquity has acquired all of the membership interests in Stratigent LLC, a US-based multi-channel analytics provider that helps its clients to measure and optimise their consumer communications and engagement, predominantly focused on 'owned' channels.
buyer: Ebiquity plc (AIM:EBQ:$90.17)
Ebiquity plc, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of business critical data, analysis, and consultancy services to advertisers, media owners, and public relations professionals in the United Kingdom and internationally. "
target: Stratigent LLC
Stratigent is the global leader in providing multi-channel analytics consulting to enterprise level brands. Stratigent focuses on transforming the way organizations leverage data to make business decisions in the digital analytics space.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
$4
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2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/28/2010 via Company Press Release

Ipsos S.A, acquired OTX

synopsis: Ipsos has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of OTX Corporation (OTX - Online Testing Exchange), a fast growing online consumer research firm. Founded in 2000 as a division of iFilm, OTX was acquired from iFilm by the Pilot Group, ZelnickMedia and Shelley Zalis, OTX’s founder and Chief Executive Officer, in 2004.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,361.14)
Ipsos is the second largest survey based research company in the world. Headquartered in Paris, it has offices in 64 countries and conducts research in more than 100 countries. Founded in 1975, it is still managed and controlled by research professionals. "
target: OTX
OTX is a global research and consulting firm (18th largest US) that specializes in providing a suite of multimedia research products to the marketing, entertainment and advertising communities.
price ($mm)[EV]
$60 [$73]
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/9/2009 via Company Press Release

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired KoreanClick

synopsis: The Nielsen Company announced that it has acquired KoreanClick, the leading Web measurement company in South Korea. Already setting the standard for Internet measurement in the fast growing Asia/Pacific region, Nielsen further extends its global leadership with this acquisition.
buyer parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$3,500.00)
The Nielsen Company is world’s leading provider of marketing information, audience measurement, and business media products and services. Nielsen provides clients with the most complete view of their consumers and their markets. "
target: KoreanClick
KoreanClick collects and analyzes information regarding the behaviors of South Korean Internet users. Through these activities KoreanClick offers local and foreign companies information about the internet industry, media research results, consulting services and search engine marketing information.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/19/2007 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Hitwise Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Experian, the global information solutions company, has acquired Hitwise, a leading Internet marketing intelligence company, which helps clients monitor the performance of their websites and target their online advertising spend more effectively. The purchase price is approximately $240m and will be funded from Experian's existing cash resources.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Hitwise Pty. Ltd.
Hitwise is the leading online competitive intelligence service. Only Hitwise provides its 1,200 global clients with daily insights on how their customers interact with a broad range of competitive websites, and how their competitors use different tactics to attract online customers.
price ($mm)
$240
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/13/2016 via GlobeNewswire

AOTMP, acquired Mobilocity LLC

synopsis: AOTMP, the leader in telecom management practices and industry standards for enterprises and vendors, announced that it acquired various assets of Mobilocity LLC, which provides market research, conferences & events and a number of certification programs.
buyer parent: Evotem
buyer: AOTMP
AOTMP is a global leader providing telecom management best practices and industry standards for organizations and the vendors who support them. AOTMP solutions help enterprises drive performance, efficiency and productivity while significantly reducing costs. "
target: Mobilocity LLC
Mobilocity focuses on monitoring and analyzing emerging trends, technologies, and market behavior in mobile computing and wireless data communications devices, software, and services. Mobilocity looks at devices, applications, and services as well as wireless connectivity to those devices.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 11/6/2013 via PR Newswire

UMS Advisory, Inc., acquired IWMSconnect

synopsis: UMS Advisory, Inc., a leading global management consulting firm, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of IWMSconnect, a globally recognized provider of advanced workplace technology research, program toolkits, and consultative services.
buyer: UMS Advisory, Inc.
UMS Advisory, a leading global management consulting firm, focuses on driving measurable performance improvements in Real Estate and Facilities Management (RE/FM) for blue chip companies. "
target: IWMSconnect
IWMSconnect is recognized for its advanced knowledge platform and experienced leadership team that provides the data, tools, and insights. Their sight is set to innovating how organizations solve for integrated workplace management system (IWMS) technology more efficiently.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/21/2009 via BusinessWire

Gartner, Inc., acquired AMR Research

synopsis: Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of AMR Research, Inc. AMR Research is a leading research and advisory services firm serving supply chain management and IT professionals.
buyer: Gartner, Inc. (IT:$4,051.88)
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. Gartner is the indispensable partner to 60,000 clients in 10,000 distinct organizations. "
target: AMR Research
AMR Research is the world’s leading independent research firm focused on the global supply chain and its supporting technologies. Founded in 1986 and privately held, AMR Research provides subscription advisory services and peer networking opportunities.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/19/2016 via PR Newswire

James Brehm & Associates will be merged with 151 Advisors,

synopsis: 151 Advisors, a global strategic consulting firm specializing in mobility, Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Cities, security and cloud-based technologies, and James Brehm & Associates, a leading IoT market intelligence and consulting firm have entered into a definitive agreement to merge and create the premier IoT consulting firm.
buyer: 151 Advisors
Founded in 2007, 151 Advisors is a strategic consulting firm with a global reputation for helping international technology companies build and execute go-to-market strategies that drive expansion, revenue growth and shareholder value. "
target: James Brehm & Associates
Founded in 2014, James Brehm & Associates is a consulting and market intelligence firm providing project based and retained strategic advisory services to technology companies worldwide. They empower companies to unlock unforeseen business potential in a hyper-connected world.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Truesight Consulting, LLC merged with Marketscience Consulting, Ltd,

synopsis: Truesight Consulting, an independent, advanced marketing analytics and solutions company, has merged with Marketscience Consulting, an award-winning independent consultancy specializing in advanced econometric modelling, statistical analysis and bespoke advice on traditional and digital marketing investments.
buyer: Marketscience Consulting, Ltd
Marketscience Consulting is an award-winning independent consultancy specializing in advanced econometric modelling, statistical analysis and bespoke advice on traditional and digital marketing investments. "
target: Truesight Consulting, LLC
Truesight Consulting is an independent, advanced marketing analytics and solutions company that unifies technology, data, and modeling solutions to drive client results. Truesight was conceived to be a full service, radically transparent analytics partner.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/10/2016 via Company Press Release

Axel Springer SE, acquired Emarketer Inc.

synopsis: Axel Springer SE acquires 93 percent of the shares in eMarketer Inc., a leading provider of high-quality analyses, reports, and digital market data for companies and institutions. eMarketer is the go-to source for excellently researched, authoritative business information in the fields of digital marketing, sales, and trends.
buyer: Axel Springer SE (DB:SPR:$3,789.70)
Axel Springer is one of the world’s largest digital publishers in terms of reach. Taking into account all digital platforms, the company attained 200 million unique users worldwide as a monthly average in Q1/2016. The company is active in more than 40 countries with subsidiaries, licenses, and more."
target: Emarketer Inc.
eMarketer is the go-to source for excellently researched, authoritative business information in the fields of digital marketing, sales, and trends. The company’s reports, databases, statistics, infographics, and forecasts have become standard tools in numerous industries.
price ($mm)
$242*
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
5.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.3x
closed 11/9/2011 via BNC Analysis

MetrixLab, acquired CRM Metrix

synopsis: Online research firm MetrixLab has bought digital marketing analytics specialist CRM Metrix, creating a combined digital marketing research business of over €30m in annual revenues. MetrixLab works primarily in the areas of new product development, brand communication, e-business performance and customer satisfaction measurement.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a global Online Market Research company, specializing in the areas of New Product Development, Brand Communication, E-Business Performance and Satisfaction Research. MetrixLab has grown to be one of Europe's leading online market research companies. "
target: CRM Metrix
CRM Metrix is the only global company offering digital market research solutions with extensive global experience. It offers a full range of digital market research solutions to help clients make the best decisions at all stages of the digital marketing development process.
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Ticker: OTCPK:MFON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobivity
Mobivity
Mobivity helps restaurant and retail brands realize their strategy of growing their business by increasing customer frequency, engagement, and spend.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker: BOVESPA:IFCM3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infracommerce
Infracommerce
Infracommerce is a leading provider of e-commerce technology and services in Brazil. Infracommerce helps retailers to increase their efficiency and scale. They offer solutions and services for customer relations, back office, payment gateways, logistics, and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$88.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3908
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Ticker: TSXV:QIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quorum Information Technologies
Quorum Information Technologies
Quorum is a North American company focused on developing, marketing, implementing and supporting its dealership and customer management system, XSELLERATOR. XSELLERATOR automates, integrates and streamlines every process across departments in a dealership.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$27.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.81)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
44
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Givex Corporation
Givex Corporation
Givex is a global fintech company providing merchants with customer engagement, point of sale and payment solutions, all in a single platform. They are integrated with 1000+ technology partners, creating a fully end-to-end solution that delivers powerful customer insights.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$43.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.14
EBIT ($mm)
($0.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
300
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Ticker: AIM:UNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc provides some of the world's leading retailers with point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions. The Group's solutions are based on its own proprietary software and are offered out of the Cloud on a software as a service model.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.69
EBIT ($mm)
$1.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.67
Employees
249
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Ticker: TSXV:AKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ackroo Inc.
Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty processing solutions to help businesses attract, retain and grow their customers and their revenues. Their solution can process gift card & loyalty transactions at the point-of-sale and provide merchants with important administrative and marketing data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.94
EBIT ($mm)
($0.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:PROX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proxama Ltd.
Proxama Ltd.
Proxama are experts in NFC payments, ticketing and NFC and proximity marketing. Proxama's primary focus is on developing contactless payment solutions for mobiles through product development consultancy, systems integration and product licensing.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: EVCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EverCommerce
EverCommerce
EverCommerce is a leading service commerce platform, providing vertically-tailored, integrated SaaS solutions that help more than 500,000 global service-based businesses accelerate growth, streamline operations, and increase retention.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$407.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.53
EBIT ($mm)
($17.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1750
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Ticker: AIM:INCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$54.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.74
EBIT ($mm)
$3.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: BOVESPA:LINX3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Linx S.A. {duplicate}
Linx S.A. {duplicate}
With more than 30 years offering management software (ERP and POS), Linx specializes in retail and meets many different market needs. Linx offers specific solutions for gas stations and convenience stores, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, magazines and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$161.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.28
EBIT ($mm)
$19.54
Net Income ($mm)
$25.81
Employees
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Ticker: DB:GKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GK Software AG
GK Software AG
GK Software AG has become the leading store solution provider to Europe’s largest retailers with stores around the globe. Currently in over 40 countries, GK Software continues to expand along with their customers throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$109.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.89
EBIT ($mm)
$2.52
Net Income ($mm)
$4.36
Employees
1026
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Ticker: DMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions. .
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
351
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Ticker: PCYG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group (PCYG) is a Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") provider that brings unique visibility to the consumer goods supply chain, delivering actionable information that ensures product is on the shelf when the consumer expects it to be.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$13.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
year
2010
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Ticker: NZSE:VGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vista Entertainment Solutions
Vista Entertainment Solutions
Vista Entertainment Solutions creates cinema management solutions for the international cinema exhibition industry. Their software is installed in cinemas in over 60 countries covering a wide range from single screen independents to the largest cinema chain in the world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$58.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
700
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Ticker: TSE:3905
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datasection Inc.
Datasection Inc.
Datasection Inc. is a Japanese company that provides marketing research, data provision and processing, and image analysis services. They offer analysis tools and research services for social media to help businesses mitigate social media risks such as rumors and accelerate their marketing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.63
EBIT ($mm)
$0.42
Net Income ($mm)
$0.06
Employees
66
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Ticker: IT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gartner, Inc.
Gartner, Inc.
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. The company delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions. Gartner is a valuable partner to clients in approximately 10,000 distinct enterprises worldwide.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,051.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$590.74
EBIT ($mm)
$377.51
Net Income ($mm)
$219.97
Employees
15173
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Ticker: WBTO.OB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Web2 Corp
Web2 Corporation is an Internet technology marketing company focused on improving the ways people and businesses utilize the power of the Internet. We specialize in rapid creation and adaptation of technologies to address new markets of users by creating and simplifying useful products.
year
2006
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Ticker: AIM:YOU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YouGov plc
YouGov plc
YouGov is an international, full-service research company primarily using online panels to provide quantitative and qualitative research across a range of industries, including consumer products, financial services, public sector, technology and telecom and media.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$223.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$45.92
EBIT ($mm)
$34.14
Net Income ($mm)
$15.22
Employees
1350
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