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closed 7/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Pioneer Utility Resources, acquired WordSouth

synopsis: Pioneer Utility Resources, a full-service communications cooperative serving electric utilities across the US., has acquired WordSouth, a content marketing company. WordSouth creates custom content to help electric utility and telecommunications companies connect with their communities, customers, members, employees and other stakeholders.
buyer: Pioneer Utility Resources
Pioneer Utility Resources is a full-service communications cooperative serving electric utilities across the US. Pioneer Utility Resources offers customizable printed and digital magazines and newsletters, website design, social media support, and design services. "
target: WordSouth
WordSouth is a content marketing company. WordSouth creates custom content to help electric utility and telecommunications companies connect with their communities, customers, members, employees and other stakeholders. They also offer custom websites and social media marketing services.
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closed 2/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Toro

synopsis: Toro, a startup that helps developers promote their apps on Facebook, announced that it has been acquired by Google. Toro, previously known as Red Hot Labs, aims to make launching and organizing a Facebook ad campaign as easy as possible.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
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: Toro
Toro is built by Red Hot Labs in San Francisco, California. Toro's mission is to bring best-in-class mobile marketing to everyone. All of their marketing plans run on the Facebook advertising platform.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Harris Creative, acquired Harris Creative

synopsis: Kirsty Scott and Neil Craven, managing directors of Harris Creative, have acquired the company in a management buy-out. Harris Creative creates seamless campaigns for leading paint brands and building material suppliers. They offer services for PR & content, social media, advertising, web & digital, design, and more.
buyer: Harris Creative
Harris Creative is a construction marketing agency in the UK. Harris Creative creates seamless campaigns for leading paint brands and building material suppliers. They offer services for PR & content, social media, advertising, web & digital, design, and more. "
target: Harris Creative
Harris Creative is a construction marketing agency in the UK. Harris Creative creates seamless campaigns for leading paint brands and building material suppliers. They offer services for PR & content, social media, advertising, web & digital, design, and more.
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closed 4/28/2022 via BNC Analysis

Brave Bison, acquired Best Response Media

synopsis: Brave Bison, a social and digital media company in the UK, has acquired Best Response Media Limited, a Magento eCommerce agency in the UK. Best Response Media aims to help bring eCommerce companies closer to their customers, and drive more sales. They provide services for Magento development, website optimization, SEO, content marketing, and more.
buyer: Brave Bison (AIM:BBSN:$16.26)
Brave Bison is a social video company in the UK. Brave Bison specializes in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Their online communities generates billions of views every month across YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and TikTok. "
target: Best Response Media
Best Response Media is a leading Magento eCommerce agency in the UK. Best Response Media aims to help bring eCommerce companies closer to their customers, and drive more traffic and sales. They provide services for Magento development, website optimization, SEO, content marketing, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.28
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$2
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closed 9/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Trinity Hunt Partners, acquired Exclusive Concepts

synopsis: Dallas private equity firm Trinity Hunt Partners has acquired Exclusive Concepts, a Burlington, Mass., digital marketing and advertising business, with plans to “rapidly scale” the e-commerce-focused company. Exclusive Concepts is a provider of digital marketing and advertising services for eCommerce-focused clients.
buyer: Trinity Hunt Partners
Trinity Hunt is a growth-oriented private equity firm focused on building world-class companies within business, healthcare, and consumer services sectors. Trinity Hunt's results-focused approach in partnering with leading management teams has produced a consistent track record of value creation. "
target: Exclusive Concepts
Exclusive Concepts is a provider of digital marketing and advertising services for eCommerce-focused clients. Exclusive’s solutions include Ad Management for Google and Marketplaces, Social Media, SEO, Conversion Rate Optimization, Email Marketing, and more.
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closed 9/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Valantic, acquired ISM eCompany

synopsis: valantic, a leading provider of digital solutions in Germany, has acquired ISM eCompany, a full service digital marketing company in the Netherlands. ISM helps retailers to maximize their eCommerce success. The company develops custom-built digital commerce solutions and provides marketing services for SEO, social media, email, and more.
buyer parent: Deutsche Private Equity
buyer: Valantic
valantic is a German high-end consulting and solutions partner for digital transformation, from strategy to tangible realization. The company creates software and digital process solutions that enable customers to achieve strategic advantages over their competitors. "
target: ISM eCompany
ISM eCompany is a full service digital and online marketing company in the Netherlands. ISM helps retailers and wholesalers to maximize their eCommerce success. The company develops custom-built digital commerce solutions and provides marketing services for SEO, social media, email, and more.
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closed 8/4/2021 via PR Newswire

Principle Company, acquired Eboost

synopsis: Principle Company, a data-centric digital marketing agency in Japan, has acquired Eboost Consulting, a performance marketing agency specializing in paid social, paid search and Amazon advertising. Eboost's mission is to help great ecommerce brands thrive through digital advertising.
buyer: Principle Company (NasdaqGS:PFG:$13,823.70)
Principle Company is a data-centric digital marketing agency in Japan. Principle helps global brands to turn their data into intelligence and actionable insights that improve their digital marketing ROI. They offer services for paid search, Facebook ads, SEO, data management, and more. "
target: Eboost
Eboost is a performance marketing agency specializing in paid social, paid search and Amazon advertising. Eboost's mission is to help great ecommerce brands thrive through digital advertising. They provide services for Facebook and Instagram ads, Google ads, and Amazon advertising.
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closed 4/27/2020 via PR Newswire

Syndigo LLC, acquired Kwikee

synopsis: Syndigo, a leading SaaS product information and syndication company, announced the acquisition of Kwikee, a management and distribution platform for branded product content, from sgsco. Kwikee's approach to branded product content utilizes their single-source-of-truth technology platform.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Syndigo LLC
Syndigo is a leading SaaS product information and syndication company that enables commerce by supporting the efficient transfer of information in brands, retailers and their customers. The company provides descriptive product and nutritional information, images and other digital media. "
target parent: Onex Corporation
target: Kwikee
Kwikee provides an end-to-end solution for the creation, management and distribution of brand assets and content. Their better, faster, leaner approach to branded product content utilizes their single-source-of-truth technology platform.
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announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Regent Pacific Group Limited, will acquire Yooya

synopsis: Regent Pacific Group, a specialist healthcare, wellness and life sciences investment group, has signed a non-legally binding offer letter to acquire Entertainment Direct Asia ("Yooya"). Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products designed to awaken the body's natural healing system.
buyer: Regent Pacific Group Limited (SEHK:575:($0.57))
Regent Pacific is a diversified investment group based in Hong Kong currently holding various corporate and strategic investments focusing on the healthcare, wellness and life sciences sectors. "
target parent: DFR Asia
target: Yooya
Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is reshaping the way that brands connect with Chinese consumers. Yooya is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products, which are designed to awaken the body's natural healing system and promote better health and sleep.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired Quill Content Limited

synopsis: Webedia, a global media and technology company, has acquired Quill, the UK’s multi-language ecommerce content production leader. Quill produces quality digital content for businesses to use on their websites and social media.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia is a global media and technology company, specialized in the recreation and entertainment industries. Webedia targets a passionate audience by building a global network of unique talents, media brands, events and services within the entertainment and recreation industries. "
target: Quill Content Limited
Quill is the UK’s multi-language ecommerce content production leader. Quill produces quality digital content for businesses to use on their websites and social media. Their content enables businesses to convert browsers into buyers, driving revenue and profit by improving SEO and conversions.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

NexTech AR Solutions Corp., acquired Hoot

synopsis: Canada's NexTech AR Solutions announced it has acquired Hoot, a major player in the 2D to 3D photography software industry. Hoot provides 3D and 360-degree product photography and spin and zoom technology to online retailers to boost sales and increase customer engagement.
buyer: NexTech AR Solutions Corp. (CNSX:NTAR:$18.93)
NexTech AR Solutions is a Canadian company that is bringing Augmented Reality to several industries including; cannabis industry, eCommerce, education, training, and video conference technology. "
target: Hoot
Hoot creates 3D and 360 degree product photography to help increase trust and sales for online retailers. Hoot bridges the gap between online shopping and in-store experience with rich visuals that allow shoppers to engage with the products.
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closed 2/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Icecat NV, acquired Testseek

synopsis: Icecat, a worldwide publisher of ecommerce statistics and product content syndicator, has acquired Testseek, a global provider of review solutions for brands, e-retailers and other eCommerce related online portals. Testseek's Live and XML API provides their clients with unbiased product review content which fits naturally into their product pages.
buyer: Icecat NV
Icecat NV is an independent worldwide publisher of ecommerce statistics and product content syndicator. The Icecat catalog includes 4.2 million product data-sheets in 47 world languages. Icecat analyzes the performance of more than 18,000 brands. "
target: Testseek
Testseek is a global provider of review solutions for brands, e-retailers and other eCommerce related online portals. Testseek's Live and XML API provides their clients with unbiased product review content which fits naturally into their product pages.
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closed 3/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Industrial Color Studios, acquired Invodo, Inc.

synopsis: Invodo, a video content production company specializing in high-quality, scalable video for brands and retailers, has been sold to Industrial Color Studios, a digital commerce company offering solutions for digital marketers and a portfolio company of Frontenac Company. Invodo shoots product-centric videos for use across the digital marketing mix.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Industrial Color Studios
Industrial Color Studios and its group of content production companies is an industry-leading visual content production company with integrated offerings designed to support marketers, brands, agencies, and the wider production industry with resources for today’s digital commerce marketplace. "
target parent: S3 Ventures
target: Invodo, Inc.
Invodo, Inc. is the industry-leading video content production company specializing in high-quality, scalable video for brands and retailers. A pioneer in eCommerce video, Invodo has a decade of experience shooting tens of thousands of product-centric videos for use across the digital marketing mix.
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closed 7/13/2016 via Company Press Release

Threepipe, acquired Spot Digital Limited

synopsis: Threepipe has acquired performance marketing agency Spot Digital to further boost its natural search and SEO capability. Spot Digital, a technically driven SEO agency was set up in 2014 and has rapidly grown, working with clients including Jack Wills, L’Occitane and Panasonic.
buyer: Threepipe
Threepipe is an independent agency of 60 people made up of PR, social, SEO and paid media experts working alongside data analysts, lead generators and content creators. The perfect combination of skills needed for brands to thrive in today’s fragmented media world. "
target: Spot Digital Limited
Spot Digital is an online marketing agency specialising in e-commerce, content distribution and optimisation. The latest algorithms in search engines, YouTube, social and mobile are constant, so Spot Digital focuses on giving online content top visibility for competitive topic areas.
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closed 12/10/2013 via PR Web

CrowdSource, acquired Servio

synopsis: CrowdSource has completed the acquisition of San Francisco-based Servio. This acquisition of a key competitor strengthens CrowdSource’s client portfolio, increases the size of its workforce and expands its solutions. Servio optimizes Content and Data for brands to increase traffic and improve on-site conversion.
buyer parent: Highland Capital Partners
buyer: CrowdSource
CrowdSource is the industry leader in a multi-billion dollar market, providing clients with on-demand access to a scalable workforce. CrowdSource specializes in content solutions for Fortune 500 online retailers, publishers and media companies. "
target: Servio
Servio optimizes Content and Data for brands to increase traffic and improve on-site conversion. Servio helps the world’s largest eCommerce retailers grow traffic and increase conversion by solving some of the hardest high-scale content marketing problems on the web.
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closed 4/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

WarnerMedia, acquired The Widget Company

synopsis: WarnerMedia, through its subsidiary Turner Broadcasting System Europe, has acquired The Widget Co. (TWC), a Dutch technology provider, as it continues its shift to streaming. TWC puts users at the center of a "TV Everywhere world," developing tech solutions across connected TVs, game consoles, set-top boxes, and mobile apps.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: WarnerMedia (TWX:$31,532.00)
WarnerMedia is a leading media, advertising, and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, CNN, truTV and others."
target: The Widget Company
Amsterdam-based The Widget Company (TWC) is a digital agency in the field of next-generation TV. TWC specializes in multiscreen app strategy, concept, design and development, creating custom live & on-demand video applications for Smart TVs, game consoles, media players, and other connected devices.
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closed 8/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Edge226, purchased Webpals Mobile from Webpals Group

synopsis: Edge226 announces the acquisition of Webpals Mobile (from Webpals Holdings) to affirm its strength in the app-install market while increasing focus and scale through social channels. Webpals Mobile is a Google App preferred creative partner and a marketing partner of Facebook and focuses on driving high-intent users for social gaming applications.
buyer parent: PLYmedia
buyer: Edge226
Edge 226 is an innovative provider of data-driven ad-tech solutions, focused on providing its clients with smart tools for quality and transparent user acquisition. Peak Performance-Based DSP (demand-side platform), is their leading product enabling programmatic buying for both video & display. "
seller parent: XLMedia plc
seller: Webpals Group
Webpals Mobile, formerly known as DAU-UP ClicksMob, is a Google App preferred creative partner and a marketing partner of Facebook, that focuses on driving high-intent users for social gaming applications and premium performance advertisers.
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announced 1/26/2022 via Company Press Release

Digital360, will acquire Xona

synopsis: Digital360, a leading provider of B2B communication and marketing services, will acquire a 51% stake in Xona, a marketing agency in Argentina with a specific focus on the tech market. Xona creates marketing campaigns that connects audiences to their clients' vision. They offer services for events, content marketing, social media and PR.
buyer: Digital360 (BIT:DIG:$35.98)
Digital360 is the leading group in Italy in the B2B offering of editorial content, communication and marketing services, lead generation, events and webinars, advisory, advocacy and coaching, in the context of Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurial Innovation. They are based in Milano, Italy. "
target: Xona
Xona is a marketing agency in Argentina with a specific focus on the tech market. Xona creates marketing campaigns that connects audiences to their clients' vision. They offer services for in-person and digital events, content marketing, social media and PR.
price ($mm)
$0.45*
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$1
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$0
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0.7x
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8.7x
closed 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Gregory FCA, acquired Affect, Inc.

synopsis: Gregory FCA, one of the 50 largest PR firms in the US, has acquired Affect, a B2B public relations and marketing firm. Affect serves clients in technology, healthcare and professional services. Their full-service approach blends public relations, social media and marketing to deliver strategic, customized and impactful campaigns for their clients.
buyer: Gregory FCA
Gregory FCA is one of the 50 largest public relations firms in the U.S. Gregory FCA serves a range of privately owned and publicly traded companies, providing integrated public relations and communications services that build brands, grow revenue, increase shareholder value and create visibility. "
target: Affect, Inc.
Affect is a B2B public relations and marketing firm. Affect serves clients in technology, healthcare and professional services. Their full-service approach blends public relations, social media and marketing to deliver strategic, customized and impactful campaigns for their clients.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

MikeWorldWide, acquired Chameleon PR

synopsis: MikeWorldWide, one of the world's leading independent public relations firms, has acquired Chameleon, a European technology PR consultancy. Chameleon creates and tells brilliant stories that bring B2B brands closer to customers. They offer services for public relations, analyst relations, content marketing, social media marketing, and more.
buyer: MikeWorldWide
MikeWorldWide (MWW) is among the world's leading independent, full-service PR agencies with talent hubs across the US and the UK. MWW's global network leverages dedicated strategy, data and analytics, social media, creative, and technology teams to help clients make the most of every opportunity. "
target: Chameleon PR
Chameleon is a European technology PR consultancy. Chameleon creates and tells brilliant stories that bring B2B brands closer to customers, influencers, and their own people. They offer services for public relations, analyst relations, content marketing, social media marketing, and more.
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closed 7/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Pioneer Utility Resources, acquired WordSouth

synopsis: Pioneer Utility Resources, a full-service communications cooperative serving electric utilities across the US., has acquired WordSouth, a content marketing company. WordSouth creates custom content to help electric utility and telecommunications companies connect with their communities, customers, members, employees and other stakeholders.
buyer: Pioneer Utility Resources
Pioneer Utility Resources is a full-service communications cooperative serving electric utilities across the US. Pioneer Utility Resources offers customizable printed and digital magazines and newsletters, website design, social media support, and design services. "
target: WordSouth
WordSouth is a content marketing company. WordSouth creates custom content to help electric utility and telecommunications companies connect with their communities, customers, members, employees and other stakeholders. They also offer custom websites and social media marketing services.
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closed 7/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Pioneer Utility Resources, acquired WordSouth

synopsis: Pioneer Utility Resources, a full-service communications cooperative serving electric utilities across the US., has acquired WordSouth, a content marketing company. WordSouth creates custom content to help electric utility and telecommunications companies connect with their communities, customers, members, employees and other stakeholders.
buyer: Pioneer Utility Resources
Pioneer Utility Resources is a full-service communications cooperative serving electric utilities across the US. Pioneer Utility Resources offers customizable printed and digital magazines and newsletters, website design, social media support, and design services. "
target: WordSouth
WordSouth is a content marketing company. WordSouth creates custom content to help electric utility and telecommunications companies connect with their communities, customers, members, employees and other stakeholders. They also offer custom websites and social media marketing services.
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closed 7/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Pioneer Utility Resources, acquired WordSouth

synopsis: Pioneer Utility Resources, a full-service communications cooperative serving electric utilities across the US., has acquired WordSouth, a content marketing company. WordSouth creates custom content to help electric utility and telecommunications companies connect with their communities, customers, members, employees and other stakeholders.
buyer: Pioneer Utility Resources
Pioneer Utility Resources is a full-service communications cooperative serving electric utilities across the US. Pioneer Utility Resources offers customizable printed and digital magazines and newsletters, website design, social media support, and design services. "
target: WordSouth
WordSouth is a content marketing company. WordSouth creates custom content to help electric utility and telecommunications companies connect with their communities, customers, members, employees and other stakeholders. They also offer custom websites and social media marketing services.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Harris Creative, acquired Harris Creative

synopsis: Kirsty Scott and Neil Craven, managing directors of Harris Creative, have acquired the company in a management buy-out. Harris Creative creates seamless campaigns for leading paint brands and building material suppliers. They offer services for PR & content, social media, advertising, web & digital, design, and more.
buyer: Harris Creative
Harris Creative is a construction marketing agency in the UK. Harris Creative creates seamless campaigns for leading paint brands and building material suppliers. They offer services for PR & content, social media, advertising, web & digital, design, and more. "
target: Harris Creative
Harris Creative is a construction marketing agency in the UK. Harris Creative creates seamless campaigns for leading paint brands and building material suppliers. They offer services for PR & content, social media, advertising, web & digital, design, and more.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BusinessWire

CLEAResult Consulting, Inc., acquired ChooseEV

synopsis: CLEAResult, the largest provider of energy efficiency, energy transition and decarbonization solutions in North America, announced the acquisition of ChooseEV, the leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) market awareness and education tools across North America.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: CLEAResult Consulting, Inc.
CLEAResult is the largest provider of energy efficiency programs and services in North America. Through the combined strength of experienced energy experts and technology-enabled service offerings CLEAResult helps change the way people use energy for hundreds of utility and business partners. "
target: ChooseEV
ChooseEV is the leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) market awareness and education tools across North America. They operate the most widely deployed platform for EV education, serving over 300 utilities across the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 12/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, acquired Forester Media Inc.

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media, a business-to-business media company, has acquired Forester Media is a media company that publishes trade magazines and produces live events and conferences. Forester Media produces StormCon, a North American surface water quality conference and exposition. Their magazines cover energy efficiency, soil erosion, and more.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites and events. From e-newsletters to monthly magazines to live in-person events, the company provides the best opportunities for readers to stay knowledgeable and B2B advertisers to remain relevant."
target: Forester Media Inc.
Forester Media is a media company that publishes award-winning trade magazines and produces live events and conferences. StormCon is a North American surface water quality conference and exposition. Their magazines cover energy efficiency, soil erosion, excavating, solid waste management, and more.
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closed 5/21/2007 via PR Newswire

PennWell Publishing Company, acquired Utility Products Magazine

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, has acquired Utility Products magazine from TKM Communications Inc. Utility Products is a monthly business-to-business publication covering the power, telecommunications and cable TV product markets. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.
buyer: PennWell Publishing Company
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: Utility Products Magazine
Utility Products is the leading resource for purchasers, decision makers, fleet managers and product specifiers in the power, cable and telecommunications industries. Its circulation of 50,000 spans electric utilities, municipalities, telephone companies, cable TV companies.
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closed 5/6/2022 via PR Newswire

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, acquired Microgrid Knowledge

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media, a business-to-business media company, announced the acquisition of Microgrid Knowledge, including an online news and information site designed to advance microgrid adoption and the Microgrid Conference series.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites, events and marketing solutions. The company is one of the largest B2B Media companies in the US with more than 550 employees, 6,000 customers and a monthly audience of nearly 9 million readers. "
target: Microgrid Knowledge
Microgrid Knowledge is an industry-leading information source, providing important news on microgrids and distributed energy resources with original content about markets, policies, trends and technologies.
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closed 5/8/2014 via PR Web

Global Water Intelligence, acquired UltraPure Water Journal

synopsis: Global Water Intelligence, the global leader for primary research information on international water markets, acquired publications UltraPure Water Journal, which provides information on the treatment of high-purity water, and Industrial Water Treatment, a magazine which covers treatment of industrial and process water, from Tall Oaks Publishing.
buyer: Global Water Intelligence
Global Water Intelligence researches and publishes business data and information about the water markets worldwide. Based in Oxford, UK, it also has offices in Singapore and the USA (Austin, Texas) and has researchers and office staff in many other countries. "
target parent: Tall Oaks Publishing Inc.
target: UltraPure Water Journal
Ultra Pure Water is a trade magazine that was launched in April 1984 by Frank Slejko, Ph.D. to provide information on the treatment of high-purity water such as used within the laboratory, pharmaceutical, power generation, and semiconductor industries.
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closed 9/19/2022 via PR Web

Diversified Communications, acquired Smart Energy Decisions

synopsis: Diversified Communications announced the purchase of hosted buyer event and digital media business, Smart Energy Decisions (SED). Founded in 2016, SED informs and supports commercial and industrial electric power customers as they navigate the transition to renewables and minimize consumption of fossil fuels.
buyer: Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company with a portfolio of face-to-face exhibitions and conferences, online communities and digital and print publications. Diversified Communications connects, educates and strengthens business communities in over 15 industries. "
target: Smart Energy Decisions
Smart Energy Decisions is the first web-based information resource dedicated exclusively to addressing the information needs of commercial and industrial electric power customers. They deliver news, analysis, research and opinion to help readers make better decisions.
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closed 5/24/2017 via PR Newswire

ClipperData, purchased Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader from Axelrod Energy Projects LLC

synopsis: Axelrod Energy Projects LCC, an energy consulting and brokerage firm, and ClipperData, a leader in crude oil and petroleum product cargo tracking, announced the sale of Axelrod's Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader to ClipperData. Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader provides market intelligence and analysis of the world fuel oil and heavy feedstock markets.
buyer: ClipperData
ClipperData holds exclusive partnerships with the U.S. Customs & Border Patrol and Inchcape Shipping Services, the world's largest port agent. ClipperData offers the industry's most comprehensive database of waterborne flows of all crude oil and petroleum products worldwide. "
seller: Axelrod Energy Projects LLC
Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader provides market intelligence and analysis of the world fuel oil and heavy feedstock markets to majors, state oil firms, refiners, traders, power companies, bunker suppliers, power companies, storage companies, & investment banks. The research report is published monthly.
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announced 12/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

InfoPro Digital, will acquire Groupe Moniteur

synopsis: Infopro Digital, the leading business information group in France, which operates in the industrial, car manufacturing, retail, insurance and tourism sectors, is acquiring 100% of Groupe Moniteur, the leading provider of information and services for people working in the Construction, Environment, and Local communities sectors.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: InfoPro Digital
Infopro Digital is a leading French business information group. The Groupe covers five key segments of the economy: car manufacturing, insurance and finance, retailing and tourism. "
target parent: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
target: Groupe Moniteur
Groupe Moniteur is one of the leaders within the French business information market in the construction, local authority and energy sectors. The Group includes 22 publications, including two weeklies (Le Moniteur des Travaux Publics and La Gazette des communes, des départements, des régions).
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closed 1/3/2013 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, acquired GenerationHub

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired TransmissionHub, GenerationHub, and related subscription and data businesses from Colorado-based Energy Central. The acquisition adds new offerings to PennWell's growing information and mapping business for the electric power industry.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
Founded in 1910, PennWell Corporation is a privately held and highly diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. "
target parent: Energy Central
target: GenerationHub
TransmissionHub and GenerationHub are online, interactive intelligence services for professionals who build, own, operate, regulate or invest in the electric power infrastructure in North America.
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closed 10/25/2010 via PR Newswire

Hart Energy Publishing, LLLP, acquired Rextag Strategies Corp.

synopsis: Hart Energy Publishing, LLLP, a leading provider of news, information and data to the global energy industry, has acquired Rextag Strategies, a mapping and GIS (geographic information system) database services company, in an all-cash deal.
buyer parent: Wiegers Capital Partners
buyer: Hart Energy Publishing, LLLP
Hart Energy Publishing, LLLP is one of the world's largest energy industry publishers. Since 1973, Hart Energy has been recognized for expert coverage of the global energy industry with award-winning magazines, newsletters, directories, conferences, consulting services and online resources. "
target: Rextag Strategies Corp.
Rextag Strategies, based in San Diego, specializes in building geographic information system (GIS) databases and producing highly accurate maps for oil and gas pipeline operations throughout the US.
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closed 5/10/2010 via PR Newswire

Dice Holdings, Inc., acquired Worldwideworker

synopsis: Dice Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, announced it has completed the purchase of the online and career events-related businesses of WorldwideWorker, a global leader in recruitment for the energy industry.
buyer parent: General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHX:$198.83)
Dice Holdings, Inc. is the leading provider of specialized career sites and career fairs for high growth vertical sectors. Dice's specialty focus enables employers to reach hard-to-find qualified technology and engineering, accounting and finance, capital markets, and security-cleared candidates. "
target: Worldwideworker
WorldwideWorker.com is the global leader in energy jobs for engineers and professionals, covering all types of energy industry, including Oil&Gas, Renewables, Mining, Nuclear, Power, Marine, Aviation.
price ($mm)
$6.00
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/24/2009 via PR Newswire

Argus Media Ltd., purchased Energy Market Report from Insight Research, Inc.

synopsis: International energy price reporting agency Argus Media has completed the purchase of the Energy Market Report, a daily publication based in Portland, Oregon, that covers North American electricity markets.
buyer: Argus Media Ltd.
Argus is a leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence and market data on the global coal, electricity, oil, gas, emissions and transportation industries. "
seller parent: Economic Insight, Inc.
seller: Insight Research, Inc.
Insight Research, Inc. (IRI), is a sister unit of Economic Insight, Inc. (EII) that publishes and manages subscriber-based publications: Energy Market Report (EMR), Pacific West Oil Data, and the West Coast Petroleum Directory.
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closed 12/22/2008 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, acquired HCI Publications

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the assets of HCI Publications, Inc., a Kansas City, Missouri-based producer of business-to-business magazines and conferences and exhibitions serving the hydroelectric industry.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: HCI Publications
HCI Publications is the world's leading provider of hydro information resources. HCI publishes two magazines: Hydro Review, dedicated to the North American market, and HRW, which covers the hydro industry worldwide.
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closed 11/29/2007 via Company Press Release

PennWell Corporation, acquired iCommerce & Marketing, LLC.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired a 51% interest in iCommerce & Marketing L.L.C., which operates RenewableEnergyAccess.com, the world's leading online-only publication and business-to-business community for renewable energy.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: iCommerce & Marketing, LLC.
RenewableEnergyAccess.com, operated by iCommerce & Marketing LLC., serves 50,000 registered readers by providing comprehensive industry information and insight with its daily news, weekly podcasts, and regular columns and interviews.
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closed 6/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired TradeFair Group, Inc.

synopsis: In its fourth acquisition in 14 months, integrated media company Access Intelligence, LLC announced the purchase of the Houston-based TradeFair Group, owned by partners Sean Guerre and David I. Johnson. The TradeFair Group assets expand Access Intelligence’s energy portfolio and further solidify its leadership position in the energy marketplace.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
target: TradeFair Group, Inc.
The TradeFair Group is a leading energy industry information provider, with conferences, tradeshows and publications for the oil, gas, petrochemical, power generation, transmission, and coal industries.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/25/2007 via BusinessWire

POWER Magazine, purchased International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd.

synopsis: TradeFair Group has acquired International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd. The publications have been serving the European and Middle Eastern power generation and electricity markets for many years. These publications and ancillary products will become part of POWER magazine.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: POWER Magazine
POWER Magazine, has been covering business and technology in the global generation market for 125 years. POWER serves the global industry by independently reporting the latest technology, trends, and best practices. POWER reaches over 11,000 international power generation professionals each month. "
seller: Nexus Business Media Ltd.
Nexus Media Communications is a multi media business information provider serving sectors from Defence and Communications to Travel and Horticulture. We provide clients with a comprehensive range of products through which to reach their customers; conferences, awards evenings and online services.
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closed 5/31/2006 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint Capital Limited, acquired Groupe Moniteur

synopsis: Groupe Moniteur, France's No 1 services and information provider to the construction and local authorities sectors, has been acquired by Bridgepoint from French mid-market investor Sagard for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: Bridgepoint Capital Limited (:$310.07)
Bridgepoint is a leading European provider of private equity with a 25-year track record of investing in established businesses and working with management to create value within companies across Europe. "
target parent: Sagard Private Equity Partners
target: Groupe Moniteur
In France, Groupe Moniteur is the leading provider of information and services for people working in the 'Construction - Environment - Local communities' sectors. From the initial Moniteur des travaux publics magazine, which was first published in 1903.
price ($mm)
$528
rev ($mm)
$206
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/7/2006 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, purchased sustainable energy and technology magazine group from James & James Ltd.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the sustainable energy and technology magazine group consisting of "Renewable Energy World," "Cogeneration and On-Site Power Production" and "Waste Management World" from James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd. based in London.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
seller: James & James Ltd.
Formed by the coming-together of two of the foremost publishers in environment science, technology and sustainable development, James & James / Earthscan is now becoming recognized as the most important specialist source of must-have information for all those around the world.
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