Like All Def

closed 12/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Culture Genesis, acquired All Def

synopsis: Culture Genesis, a digital studio focused on remixing digital technology for urban, multicultural audiences, announced it has acquired All Def, a multi-platform media company that leverages the cultural power of hip-hop, comedy, and social justice.
buyer: Culture Genesis
Culture Genesis is a venture-backed digital studio focused on remixing technology for authentic urban culture and entertainment. They build, develop and acquire digital media technology and audiences. The company is based in Santa Monica, California. "
target: All Def
All Def Media (ADM) is one of the fastest growing media companies focused on hip hop culture touching over 300 million fans monthly across YouTube and Facebook, with category-leading engagement metrics.
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announced 8/30/2018 via BusinessWire

AfroLife.TV, will acquire BlackTree TV

synopsis: AfroLife.TV, a digital media and entertainment company, announced that it is acquiring BlackTree TV, a leading creator of online urban entertainment content and lifestyle information. BlackTree's content has received more than a half billion views on YouTube and enjoys distribution across 16 additional platforms.
buyer: AfroLife.TV
AfroLife.TV is a digital media and entertainment company providing premium streaming and on-demand cultural content with a focus on African Americans and consumers of color. AfroLife provides video on-demand streaming access to a world of curated movies and shows. "
target: BlackTree TV
BlackTree TV (BTV) it is a leading Creator of online urban entertainment content and lifestyle information. Their content has received more than a half billion views on YouTube and enjoys distribution across 16 additional platforms, including iTunes, TiVo, Sony DivX and Boxee.
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closed 7/7/2014 via Market Wire

Beta Music Group, Inc., acquired Viewpon.TV

synopsis: Beta Music Group, Inc., a digital media holding company, announced that it has acquired Viewpon.TV, a lifestyle entertainment show and online listing services website that features small businesses and stories.
buyer: Beta Music Group, Inc. (OTCPK:BEMG:$0.06)
Beta Music Group, Inc. is a digital media holding company that provides interactive and digital marketing, social and mobile marketing, strategic media planning, direct marketing and other specialty communications services. "
target: Viewpon.TV
Viewpon.TV is a lifestyle entertainment show and online listing services website that features small businesses and stories across San Francisco, Sacramento, Seattle, Tahoe and from the High Sierras to the Pacific Northwest.
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$0.38
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closed 5/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Brave Bison, purchased The Hook channel and related IP from The Hook Group

synopsis: Brave Bison, the social video group, is acquiring certain assets of The Hook Group, an award-winning social marketing and media business. The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok.
buyer: Brave Bison (AIM:BBSN:$21.08)
Brave Bison is a social video company, specializing in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers. "
seller: The Hook Group
The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok. The Hook Group is an award-winning youth-focused social marketing and media business.
price ($mm)
$0.19
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Corus Entertainment, Inc., acquired Kin Canada

synopsis: Corus Entertainment, a leading media and content company, announced the acquisition of the Canadian operations of Kin. Kin’s experience spans development, creation and distribution of lifestyle entertainment in all forms and across all platforms with a focus on home, style, food, beauty, fashion, DIY and family.
buyer: Corus Entertainment, Inc. (TSX:CJR.B:$1,254.86)
Based in Canada, Corus Entertainment Inc. is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. The company's portfolio of multimedia offerings include conventional television stations and media services. "
target parent: Kin
target: Kin Canada
Kin Canada is made up of a network of shows designed for working women that are “building” their lives in Canada. They offer video content and a community featuring friendly, well-known personalities and top-tier production values.
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announced 5/31/2017 via Market Wire

Vemanti Group, Inc., will acquire Two Group, JSC.

synopsis: Vemanti Group, Inc., a holding company that seeks to be active in technology-driven markets, announced that it will acquire Two Group, JSC (TGJ), an internet technology conglomerate based in HCMC, Vietnam. TGJ's portfolio encompasses several internet-based industries, including e-commerce, local search, social media, and streaming media.
buyer: Vemanti Group, Inc. (OTCPK:VMNT:$0.00)
Vemanti Group, Inc. is a diversified holding corporation that seeks to be active in high-growth, emerging, and technology-driven markets. Their core strengths are in technology development and investment. They plan to grow through M&A by looking for businesses that have start-able products. "
target: Two Group, JSC.
Two Group, JSC is a multi-asset technology conglomerate based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Its portfolio encompasses several internet-based industries, including e-commerce, local search, social media, and streaming media. Its portfolio includes Kay.vn, Diadiem.com, Yume.vn, and 16Plus.vn.
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closed 9/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Demand Media, Inc., acquired LEAFtv

synopsis: Internet company Demand Media Inc. said it is expanding its reach to millennial women with the addition of lifestyle website LEAFtv to its portfolio of brands. LEAFtv provides how-to videos covering topics such as floral arrangement, home improvement, food preparation and beauty tips.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (LFGR:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a leading digital media and domain services company that informs and entertains one of the internet’s largest audiences, helps advertisers find innovative ways to engage with their customers and enables publishers, individuals and businesses to expand their online presence. "
target: LEAFtv
LEAFtv is a fresh, easy to consume, how-to video commerce site and YouTube channel covering all things...living, eating and fashion.
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closed 1/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yeah1 Group, acquired Thoughtful Thailand

synopsis: Vietnamese media company Yeah1 Group has bought out Thoughtful Media Group’s Thai operations. Thoughtful Thailand is a YouTube Multi-Channel Network with a strong market position in the Thai digital media industry and a good reputation with advertising agencies and the creator community.
buyer: Yeah1 Group (HOSE:YEG:$59.15)
Yeah1 Group is Vietnam’s largest multi-channel media ecosystem, operating TV channels, movie studios, digital YouTube networks, as well as strong capabilities in digital publishing. Yeah1 operates a multitude of successful divisions, leveraging on its massive community to build on its business. "
target parent: Thoughtful Media Group
target: Thoughtful Thailand
Thoughtful Thailand is a YouTube Multi-Channel Network (MCN) with a strong market position in the Thai digital media industry and a good reputation with advertising agencies and the creator community. They are the biggest MCN in Thailand and they manage over 580 creator channels.
price ($mm)
$1.55
rev ($mm)
$3
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closed 11/3/2014 via Reuters

RTL Group, acquired StyleHaul

synopsis: RTL Group announced that it will acquire a controlling stake in StyleHaul, the largest fashion, beauty and women’s lifestyle network in online video. With this agreement, RTL Group further accelerates its rapidly growing presence in the online video space and its position in North America – the largest and most innovative media market worldwide.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: RTL Group (ENXTBR:RTL:$7,373.99)
RTL Group is the leading European entertainment network, with interests in 53 television channels and 27 radio stations and content production throughout the world. RTL Group’s families of TV channels are either the number one or number two in eight European countries. "
target: StyleHaul
StyleHaul, Inc. is the first global online video network dedicated exclusively to all things fashion, shopping and beauty-related on YouTube. Designed to house both original and professional industry video content, StyleHaul is redefining the way we see fashion.
price ($mm)
$107*
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closed 7/26/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Sharecare, Inc., acquired Window Channel Network

synopsis: Sharecare, the digital health company helping people manage all their health in one place, announced that it is acquiring Window Channel Network (WCN), a leading distributor of original HD relaxation and wellness videos that empower viewers to find stillness and peace in their everyday life.
buyer: Sharecare, Inc.
Sharecare is a health and wellness engagement solution providing people with personalized resources to help them live their healthiest lives. Sharecare uses information to create a comprehensive health profile allowing users to access all of their health resources in one place. "
target: Window Channel Network
Window Channel Network (WCN) is a leading distributor of original HD relaxation and wellness videos that empower viewers to find stillness and peace in their everyday life.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Socialwire Co., Ltd., acquired YUYU BEAUTY

synopsis: Social Wire, a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses, has acquired YUYU BEAUTY, a company that provides online beauty and makeup tutorial videos. It also provides influencer and digital public relations services. The company is based in Yangon, Myanmar.
buyer: Socialwire Co., Ltd. (TSE:3929:$34.31)
Socialwire is a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses. The company provides press release delivery services to companies, government agencies, and organizations. Their incubation business provides consulting services to companies in the start-up stages. "
target: YUYU BEAUTY
YUYU BEAUTY Company Limited provides online beauty and makeup tutorial videos. It also provides influencer and digital public relations services. The company is based in Yangon, Myanmar.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

TalentMedia, acquired Gamellon Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: TalentMedia, a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns, has acquired Gamellon, a YouTube Partner Network in Poland focused on supporting YouTube gaming creators. Gamellon helps content creators to connect with new audiences and increase their reach.
buyer parent: Mediacap SA
buyer: TalentMedia
TalentMedia is a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns. They help content creators all over the world make their first steps on Youtube. Talentmedia combines creativity, the art of storytelling and optimization for platforms which are always changing. "
target: Gamellon Sp. z o.o.
Gamellon is a YouTube Partner Network in Poland focused on supporting YouTube gaming creators. Gamellon helps content creators to connect with new audiences and increase their reach. Their partner network enables advertisers to showcase brands in an interesting and original manner.
price ($mm)
$0.76
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closed 3/20/2019 via Company Press Release

TalentMedia, acquired LifeTube

synopsis: TalentMedia, a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns, acquired LifeTube, a Polish specialized influencer marketing and YouTube content network.
buyer: TalentMedia
TalentMedia is a Polish company that advises brands on how to create effective Online Video Campaigns. They help content creators all over the world make their first steps on Youtube. Talentmedia combines creativity, the art of storytelling and optimization for platforms which are always changing. "
target: LifeTube
LifeTube is a Polish specialized influencer marketing and YouTube content network. It currently has 500 video creators with a total of over 85 million subscribers. LifeTube manages top influencers - YouTube stars - and creates channels for brands, enabling them to build their own audience.
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$2.44*
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Prodigee Media Sdn. Bhd., acquired METUB Network

synopsis: Prodigee Media Sdn. Bhd. (WebTVAsia), one of Asia’s fastest growing digital media entertainment companies, announced that as part of the company’s regional expansion, they have acquired a major stake in METUB Network, Vietnam. METUB Network is a talent network that supports YouTube creators to produce, monetize and promote their online videos.
buyer: Prodigee Media Sdn. Bhd.
Prodigee Media’s digital media brand WebTVAsia was founded in late 2013 as a YouTube Certified Multi-Channel Network (MCN) to produce, manage, market and monetize the most wanted Asian video content. "
target: METUB Network
Based in Vietnam, METUB Network is a talent network that supports YouTube creators to produce, monetize and promote their online videos. Brands also are able to collaborate with YouTube creator to produce native branded videos.
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closed 6/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dailyhunt, acquired LocalPlay

synopsis: Dailyhunt, an online platform which offers news and other content in Indian languages, has acquired hyperlocal-focussed peer LocalPlay. Dailyhunt, which is operated by Versé Innovation Pvt. Ltd, said in a statement that the acquisition would help boost its hyperlocal presence and improve its offerings to its core users in Tier-2 cities and beyond.
buyer parent: Toutiao
buyer: Dailyhunt
Dailyhunt is India’s #1, News and local language content application with over 155 Million app installs offering 100,000 news articles in 14 languages. The Dailyhunt group has 80+ Million users spending over 7 Billion minutes on the service every month. "
target: LocalPlay
Bengaluru-based LocalPlay is a hyperlocal video content and news content application. LocalPlay brings the city to its users' phone, in their language. Watch Local Videos, Local News In Hindi, Get Information on Local Jobs, Local Market News, Events & Announcements and a lot more.
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closed 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Veuer LLC merged with Zazoom Media Group, LLC,

synopsis: Zazoom Media Group, a leading premium digital video content producer through its Buzz60 and Parenticity brands, announced that it has merged with emerging social media video content producer Veuer LLC. The expanded company will continue to operate as Zazoom Media Group.
buyer: Zazoom Media Group, LLC
Zazoom Media Group (ZMG) is a producer and distributor of short form news, lifestyle, and entertainment videos. ZMG was founded by Emmy award-winning journalists and their newsroom is built on those same industry-leading standards. "
target: Veuer LLC
Veuer is the go-to resource for social media-driven custom video content. Veuer’s capabilities target a new generation of multi-platform consumers by aggregating the social media activity from Twitter, Instagram and Facebook among others, and providing captivating commentary for the viewer.
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closed 9/22/2014 via

Otter Media, acquired Fullscreen, Inc.

synopsis: Otter Media, the joint venture between Chernin Group and AT&T, has purchased a majority stake in YouTube multichannel partner network Fullscreen Media. Fullscreen works with more than 50,000 content creators who engage 450 million subscribers and generate 4 billion monthly views.
buyer parent: The Chernin Group
buyer: Otter Media
Otter Media is a joint venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group. One of the strategic focuses of the venture is to invest in and build advertising and OTT video services for targeted audiences. "
target: Fullscreen, Inc.
Fullscreen is a media company powering the creation and sharing of video with the connected generation. They power the creation and sharing of video with the premiere, online creators and world’s leading brands on a global scale.
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announced 4/2/2014 via BusinessWire

AwesomenessTV, will acquire Big Frame

synopsis: AwesomenessTV, a leading multi-platform media company serving the global teen community, announced that it has agreed to acquire the YouTube multi-channel network Big Frame, a pioneer in digital talent and influencer management.
buyer parent: Viacom Inc.
buyer: AwesomenessTV
AwesomenessTV, a leading multi-platform media company serving the global teen audience and one of the most subscribed to teen destinations on YouTube, is a wholly owned subsidiary of DreamWorks Animation. "
target: Big Frame
Big Frame is a leading media company in the YouTube entertainment space. Big Frame has amassed an impressive stable of top-tier influencers with more than 300 talent-run channels, which deliver more than 39 million YouTube subscribers and 3.4 billion views.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 3/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

AnyMind Group, acquired Moindy Digital

synopsis: AnyMind Group, an AI solutions provider, has acquired a majority stake in Moindy Digital from TV Thunder Pcl, a television content producer and provider in Thailand. Moindy Digital is Thailand's #1 Multi Channel Network (MCN). Moindy manages celebrities, musicians, Youtubers, and influencers accounts that have over 300 million viewers.
buyer: AnyMind Group
AnyMind Group is an AI solutions provider across the advertising, marketing and human resource industries. AnyMind Group aims to power businesses and professionals with a suite of AI-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions, enabling them to easily achieve greater scale and efficiency. "
target parent: TV Thunder Pcl
target: Moindy Digital
Moindy Digital is Thailand's #1 Multi Channel Network (MCN). Moindy manages celebrities, musicians, Youtubers, and influencers accounts that have over 300 million viewers. Moindy has over 500 YouTube and LINE TV channels within its network, with a reach of more than 30,000,000 subscribers.
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closed 3/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kumpulan Utusan, acquired Media House Entertainment Sdn Bhd

synopsis: The Utusan Group, a media conglomerate in Malaysia, has acquired a 60% stake in Media House Entertainment (MHE TV), an entertainment news portal in Malyasia that provides trending news and videos. MHE TV offers the latest news about actors, singers, and other celebrities. MHE TV also offers news and articles about food and travel.
buyer: Kumpulan Utusan (KLSE:UTUSA:$47.46)
The Utusan Group is a media conglomerate in Malaysia. The group is engaged in publishing, printing, advertising, and online services. Their key newspapers include Utusan Malaysia, Mingguan Malaysia, Kosmo! and Kosmo! Ahad. The group also publishes the Mastika, Saji, Infiniti and Wanita magazines. "
target: Media House Entertainment Sdn Bhd
Media House Entertainment (MHE TV) is an entertainment news portal in Malyasia that provides trending news and videos. MHE TV offers the latest news about actors, singers, and other celebrities. MHE TV also offers news and articles about food and travel.
price ($mm)
$0.06*
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closed 12/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Culture Genesis, acquired All Def

synopsis: Culture Genesis, a digital studio focused on remixing digital technology for urban, multicultural audiences, announced it has acquired All Def, a multi-platform media company that leverages the cultural power of hip-hop, comedy, and social justice.
buyer: Culture Genesis
Culture Genesis is a venture-backed digital studio focused on remixing technology for authentic urban culture and entertainment. They build, develop and acquire digital media technology and audiences. The company is based in Santa Monica, California. "
target: All Def
All Def Media (ADM) is one of the fastest growing media companies focused on hip hop culture touching over 300 million fans monthly across YouTube and Facebook, with category-leading engagement metrics.
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closed 12/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Culture Genesis, acquired All Def

synopsis: Culture Genesis, a digital studio focused on remixing digital technology for urban, multicultural audiences, announced it has acquired All Def, a multi-platform media company that leverages the cultural power of hip-hop, comedy, and social justice.
buyer: Culture Genesis
Culture Genesis is a venture-backed digital studio focused on remixing technology for authentic urban culture and entertainment. They build, develop and acquire digital media technology and audiences. The company is based in Santa Monica, California. "
target: All Def
All Def Media (ADM) is one of the fastest growing media companies focused on hip hop culture touching over 300 million fans monthly across YouTube and Facebook, with category-leading engagement metrics.
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closed 12/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Culture Genesis, acquired All Def

synopsis: Culture Genesis, a digital studio focused on remixing digital technology for urban, multicultural audiences, announced it has acquired All Def, a multi-platform media company that leverages the cultural power of hip-hop, comedy, and social justice.
buyer: Culture Genesis
Culture Genesis is a venture-backed digital studio focused on remixing technology for authentic urban culture and entertainment. They build, develop and acquire digital media technology and audiences. The company is based in Santa Monica, California. "
target: All Def
All Def Media (ADM) is one of the fastest growing media companies focused on hip hop culture touching over 300 million fans monthly across YouTube and Facebook, with category-leading engagement metrics.
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announced 8/30/2018 via BusinessWire

AfroLife.TV, will acquire BlackTree TV

synopsis: AfroLife.TV, a digital media and entertainment company, announced that it is acquiring BlackTree TV, a leading creator of online urban entertainment content and lifestyle information. BlackTree's content has received more than a half billion views on YouTube and enjoys distribution across 16 additional platforms.
buyer: AfroLife.TV
AfroLife.TV is a digital media and entertainment company providing premium streaming and on-demand cultural content with a focus on African Americans and consumers of color. AfroLife provides video on-demand streaming access to a world of curated movies and shows. "
target: BlackTree TV
BlackTree TV (BTV) it is a leading Creator of online urban entertainment content and lifestyle information. Their content has received more than a half billion views on YouTube and enjoys distribution across 16 additional platforms, including iTunes, TiVo, Sony DivX and Boxee.
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closed 7/7/2014 via Market Wire

Beta Music Group, Inc., acquired Viewpon.TV

synopsis: Beta Music Group, Inc., a digital media holding company, announced that it has acquired Viewpon.TV, a lifestyle entertainment show and online listing services website that features small businesses and stories.
buyer: Beta Music Group, Inc. (OTCPK:BEMG:$0.06)
Beta Music Group, Inc. is a digital media holding company that provides interactive and digital marketing, social and mobile marketing, strategic media planning, direct marketing and other specialty communications services. "
target: Viewpon.TV
Viewpon.TV is a lifestyle entertainment show and online listing services website that features small businesses and stories across San Francisco, Sacramento, Seattle, Tahoe and from the High Sierras to the Pacific Northwest.
price ($mm)
$0.38
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closed 9/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Demand Media, Inc., acquired LEAFtv

synopsis: Internet company Demand Media Inc. said it is expanding its reach to millennial women with the addition of lifestyle website LEAFtv to its portfolio of brands. LEAFtv provides how-to videos covering topics such as floral arrangement, home improvement, food preparation and beauty tips.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (LFGR:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a leading digital media and domain services company that informs and entertains one of the internet’s largest audiences, helps advertisers find innovative ways to engage with their customers and enables publishers, individuals and businesses to expand their online presence. "
target: LEAFtv
LEAFtv is a fresh, easy to consume, how-to video commerce site and YouTube channel covering all things...living, eating and fashion.
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closed 5/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Brave Bison, purchased The Hook channel and related IP from The Hook Group

synopsis: Brave Bison, the social video group, is acquiring certain assets of The Hook Group, an award-winning social marketing and media business. The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok.
buyer: Brave Bison (AIM:BBSN:$21.08)
Brave Bison is a social video company, specializing in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers. "
seller: The Hook Group
The acquisition includes The Hook channel and related intellectual property, including a number of websites and media channels on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok. The Hook Group is an award-winning youth-focused social marketing and media business.
price ($mm)
$0.19
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Corus Entertainment, Inc., acquired Kin Canada

synopsis: Corus Entertainment, a leading media and content company, announced the acquisition of the Canadian operations of Kin. Kin’s experience spans development, creation and distribution of lifestyle entertainment in all forms and across all platforms with a focus on home, style, food, beauty, fashion, DIY and family.
buyer: Corus Entertainment, Inc. (TSX:CJR.B:$1,254.86)
Based in Canada, Corus Entertainment Inc. is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. The company's portfolio of multimedia offerings include conventional television stations and media services. "
target parent: Kin
target: Kin Canada
Kin Canada is made up of a network of shows designed for working women that are “building” their lives in Canada. They offer video content and a community featuring friendly, well-known personalities and top-tier production values.
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announced 5/31/2017 via Market Wire

Vemanti Group, Inc., will acquire Two Group, JSC.

synopsis: Vemanti Group, Inc., a holding company that seeks to be active in technology-driven markets, announced that it will acquire Two Group, JSC (TGJ), an internet technology conglomerate based in HCMC, Vietnam. TGJ's portfolio encompasses several internet-based industries, including e-commerce, local search, social media, and streaming media.
buyer: Vemanti Group, Inc. (OTCPK:VMNT:$0.00)
Vemanti Group, Inc. is a diversified holding corporation that seeks to be active in high-growth, emerging, and technology-driven markets. Their core strengths are in technology development and investment. They plan to grow through M&A by looking for businesses that have start-able products. "
target: Two Group, JSC.
Two Group, JSC is a multi-asset technology conglomerate based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Its portfolio encompasses several internet-based industries, including e-commerce, local search, social media, and streaming media. Its portfolio includes Kay.vn, Diadiem.com, Yume.vn, and 16Plus.vn.
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closed 7/26/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Sharecare, Inc., acquired Window Channel Network

synopsis: Sharecare, the digital health company helping people manage all their health in one place, announced that it is acquiring Window Channel Network (WCN), a leading distributor of original HD relaxation and wellness videos that empower viewers to find stillness and peace in their everyday life.
buyer: Sharecare, Inc.
Sharecare is a health and wellness engagement solution providing people with personalized resources to help them live their healthiest lives. Sharecare uses information to create a comprehensive health profile allowing users to access all of their health resources in one place. "
target: Window Channel Network
Window Channel Network (WCN) is a leading distributor of original HD relaxation and wellness videos that empower viewers to find stillness and peace in their everyday life.
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closed 5/31/2013 via Market Wire

Revision3, acquired Defranco Creative

synopsis: DeFranco Creative was acquired by Discovery Communications' online television network Revision3. As part of the acquisition, DeFranco, the wildly popular YouTube host and producer, will himself become part of the Revision3 programming leadership team as a Senior Vice President of Phil DeFranco Networks and Merchandise.
buyer parent: Discovery Communications, Inc.
buyer: Revision3
Revision3 is the television network for the Internet generation, creating & producing original episodic community-driven programs. It receives 250 million monthly views & has 30 million unique viewers, offering shows about technology, science, modern culture, video games, entertainment & comedy. "
target: DeFranco Creative
DeFranco Creative is a production house built by entertainer Philip DeFranco. The Philip DeFranco Show is a daily source of news and commentary about the world for more than 2.5 million subscribers, with DeFranco tackling everything from the latest buzz to new tech gadgets.
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closed 6/18/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Alloy Digital Network, acquired Clevver Media LLC

synopsis: Alloy Digital, LLC, a leading next generation media company for the 12-34 demographic and a top-10 video network, announced that it has acquired YouTube's top entertainment news provider, Clevver Media. With the move, Alloy Digital's owned and operated channels ascend to No. 1 in total YouTube subscribers.
buyer parent: ZelnickMedia Corp.
buyer: Alloy Digital Network
Alloy Digital, a division of Alloy, Inc., controls the largest media and advertising network of young adult- targeted websites, reaching more than 43% of P12-34 internet users. Alloy Digital delivers digital campaigns for FORTUNE 500 advertisers and has received multiple industry accolades. "
target: Clevver Media LLC
Clevver Media, an innovative video content provider, aggregates, creates and produces online content for distribution through its multi-platform outlets including YouTube and Facebook. Clevver Media is a Top 10 YouTube content provider.
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closed 3/30/2012 via PR Newswire

Hallmark Cards, Inc., acquired SpiritClips

synopsis: Hallmark Cards, Inc., announced the acquisition of SpiritClips, a broadband subscription-based online video service and film production company that offers heartwarming short films, family friendly movies and documentaries. Its founder is an Academy Award winning producer of such great films as "Rudy" and "Hoosiers."
buyer: Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Hallmark greeting cards and other products are found in 38,000 retail outlets in the United States, including the network of flagship Hallmark Gold Crown® stores. It reaches people online at Hallmark.com and on television through Hallmark Hall of Fame original movies and cable's Hallmark Channels. "
target: SpiritClips
SpiritClips is a broadband subscription-based online video service and film production company that offers heartwarming short films, family friendly movies and documentaries. The company features high quality short films online and on DVD for retail sale and license.
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closed 1/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Shine Group, acquired ChannelFlip Media Limited

synopsis: Shine Group announced the acquisition of online broadcaster and original content producers, ChannelFlip. As part of Shine Group, the existing ChannelFlip team will continue to produce original content for online platforms.
buyer: Shine Group
Shine Group is the UK's largest independent production company. The company's core business spans television production, scripted and unscripted formats, film development and production, digital production and international sales and distribution. "
target: ChannelFlip Media Limited
ChannelFlip Media Limited provides short form Web video content for online viewing. The company serves entertainment, automotive, FMCG, public sector, and technology industries. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Oxford, United Kingdom.
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closed 3/7/2011 via New York Times

YouTube, acquired Next New Networks, Inc.

synopsis: YouTube, the video site owned by Google, has formally announced that it has acquired Next New Networks, a Web video production company founded in 2007, in its biggest effort yet to move beyond short, quirky home videos to professionally produced content.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: YouTube
Founded in February 2005, YouTube is a consumer media company for people to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. YouTube allows people to easily upload and share video clips on www.YouTube.com and across the Internet through websites, blogs, and e-mail. "
target: Next New Networks, Inc.
Next New Networks is the leading provider of original entertainment programming for the Internet. The company is redefining entertainment by championing the next generation of show creators, helping build their audiences, capabilities, and paths to revenue.
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closed 9/15/2010 via PR Newswire

RealNetworks, Inc., acquired Backstage Technologies

synopsis: RealNetworks, Inc., the digital entertainment services company, announced it has acquired Canadian social games company Backstage Technologies Inc. Backstage will add valuable expertise in both engineering and monetizing games for social platforms to GameHouse, Real's digital games division.
buyer: RealNetworks, Inc. (RNWK:$171.96)
RealNetworks, Inc. delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC and mobile devices. Real created the streaming media category in 1995 and continues to offer pioneering products and services, including: RealPlayer, and a variety of mobile entertainment services. "
target: Backstage Technologies
Backstage creates innovative social games for Facebook, MySpace, and other social networks. Backstage's prize collecting games of chance are recognized for their industry-leading engagement and user retention.
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$6.00 [$5.80]
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closed 8/30/2010 via Market Wire

Idle Media Inc, acquired Prison Block, Chixrus and Tweetvibe

synopsis: Idle Media, Inc. reported that it has closed on the previously announced acquisitions of the assets of three online properties: www.prisonblock.com, www.chixr.us, and www.tweetvibe.com.
buyer: Idle Media Inc (IDLM:$0.00)
Idle Media, Inc. is a publicly traded new media technology company that delivers cutting-edge content and online gaming through its wholly-owned operating companies, including Dat Piff (www.datpiff.com), a leading provider of online mix tapes and user-generated content. "
target: Prison Block, Chixrus and Tweetvibe
www.prisonblock.com, www.chixr.us, and www.tweetvibe.com are three online gaming properties. PrisonBlock is an online prison mafia role-playing game. ChixRus is an online gaming network for girls. Tweetvibe provides twitter themes for movies, music, videogames, sports, tv, and many others.
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$0.04
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closed 8/17/2010 via Company Press Release

Zynga, Inc., acquired Conduit Labs Inc.

synopsis: Zynga announced it has acquired Boston-based social games company Conduit Labs. Effective immediately, the Conduit Labs office will become Zynga Boston, a new game studio focused on new product development.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$2,251.30)
Zynga has over 230 million monthly active users playing its games. These games include FarmVille, Treasure Isle, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars, YoVille, Café World, FishVille and PetVille, which are available on Facebook, MySpace, Yahoo! and the iPhone. "
target: Conduit Labs Inc.
Conduit Labs is the largest provider of music games on the web, creating a new model for monetizing music and other media through fun social games. Conduit Labs is the largest holder of music rights of any music games company.
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closed 8/6/2010 via BusinessWire

Zynga, Inc., acquired Unoh Inc.

synopsis: Zynga announced that it has acquired Tokyo-based Unoh, one of Japan’s leading social games companies. Unoh will be part of the foundation of Zynga Japan’s mobile product efforts, which will be a joint venture between SoftBank Group and Zynga, accelerating Zynga Japan’s entry into the Japanese social gaming market.
buyer: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA:$2,251.30)
Zynga has over 230 million monthly active users playing its games. These games include FarmVille, Treasure Isle, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars, YoVille, Café World, FishVille and PetVille, which are available on Facebook, MySpace, Yahoo! and the iPhone. "
target: Unoh Inc.
Unoh is one of Japan’s pioneering social game companies, founded in 2001, with top hits Machitsuku!, Band Yarouyo!, and Kaizoku Chronicle.
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closed 8/6/2010 via Wall Street Journal

Google Inc., acquired Slide, Inc.

synopsis: Google Inc. said it has bought social widget maker Slide Inc., a deal that gives the Internet search leader a team of developers with extensive social-networking experience. Slide develops applications and virtual goods for Facebook, MySpace and other websites.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Slide, Inc.
Slide is the pioneer app developer on popular social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace. Slide offer millions of people worldwide the ability to engage, communicate and socialize with one another through portfolio of fun apps and virtual communities.
price ($mm)
$179
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closed 7/27/2010 via BNC Analysis

The Walt Disney Company, acquired Playdom, Inc.

synopsis: Walt Disney is making a big move into social games, with the purchase of social game developer Playdom for up to $763.2 million. Over the last year, Playdom has been rapidly expanding its line-up of titles through the acquisition of eight gaming startups. It now ranks as the top social game developer on MySpace and the fourth biggest on Facebook.
buyer: The Walt Disney Company (DIS:$60,760.00)
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with four business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment and consumer products. "
target: Playdom, Inc.
Playdom is a leading social gaming company. As communicated in the tagline “Where players rule,” Playdom is committed to delivering the best possible player experience to its more than 28 million monthly active users on Facebook, MySpace, hi5, Tagged and iPhone.
price ($mm)
$563
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closed 7/8/2010 via PR Newswire

MTV Networks, acquired Social Express, Inc.

synopsis: MTV Networks, a division of Viacom, Inc., announced that it has acquired Social Express, Inc., a social gaming development company, marking the company's first entry into the social gaming space. MTV Networks will develop social games based on original IP, as well as shows and characters from MTV, Nickelodeon and its other brands.
buyer parent: Viacom Inc.
buyer: MTV Networks
MTV Networks owns and operates the cable television programming services MTV: Music Television, MTV2, Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite, TV Land, VH1, CMT: Country Music Television, and TNN, as well as The Digital Suite from MTV Networks, a package of thirteen digital services. "
target: Social Express, Inc.
Social Express, Inc., a social gaming development company.
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