Like SCOUTASTIC GmbH

closed 8/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Transfermarkt.de, acquired SCOUTASTIC GmbH

synopsis: Transfermarkt GmbH & Co. KG acquires 50.1 percent of the shares in SCOUTASTIC GmbH, which is a subsidiary of JUST ADD AI GmbH. SCOUTASTIC is the central platform for the planning and management of all scouting activities. SCOUTASTIC's AI-based data analysis allows sports clubs to optimize their player observation and talent screening.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: Transfermarkt.de
With its online presence Transfermarkt.de and with the country portals Transfermarkt.at (Austria) and Transfermarkt.ch (Switzerland), Transfermarkt GmbH & Co. KG is one of the largest sports sites in the German-speaking Internet. "
target parent: JUST ADD AI GmbH
target: SCOUTASTIC GmbH
SCOUTASTIC is the central platform for the planning and management of all scouting activities. SCOUTASTIC's AI-based data analysis allows sports clubs to optimize their player observation and talent screening.
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closed 5/19/2022 via BNC Analysis

IMG Arena, acquired Signality AB

synopsis: Sports betting data provider IMG Arena has acquired majority controlling interest in Swedish computer vision company Signality. The investment will improve IMG Arena’s fan engagement offerings with advanced data from Signality’s AI software that analyzes video streams to track ball and player movement.
buyer parent: Endeavor, LLC
buyer: IMG Arena
IMG Arena is the sports betting data arm of sports media giant IMG. Their focus has always been on fan-first engagement via the delivery of content and product innovations that fuel the emotions and excitement unique to world-class sport. "
target: Signality AB
Signality is a Swedish computer vision company. Signality’s cloud-based platform uses AI to generate real-time event tracking data from sports events. The platform is able to analyse live streams, as well as tracking player and ball movement, to provide data insights.
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

433, B.V., acquired JOGO

synopsis: 433, the largest online social football community in the world, has acquired JOGO, a data-driven football talent development platform in the Netherlands. JOGO helps coaches and young players to get better with accessible data. Their AI-powered platform provides users with understandable insights to help them improve their performance.
buyer: 433, B.V.
433 is the largest online social football community in the world. 433 features the latest news fast, the funniest clips, and the most remarkable background stories. The company is one the largest video and photo content publishers on Instagram, with over 2.7 Billion views per month. "
target: JOGO
JOGO is a data-driven football talent development platform in the Netherlands. JOGO helps coaches and young players to get better with accessible data and technology. Their AI-powered platform provides users with understandable insights to help them improve their performance.
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announced 10/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Front Rush, LLC will be merged with ACS Athletics,

synopsis: ACS Athletics, the leader in college athletic administration and compliance software, and Front Rush, the leader in recruiting software for college coaches, announced a merger that will make their joint entity the largest provider of technology for recruiting, compliance, roster management and sports operations.
buyer: ACS Athletics
ACS Athletics simplifies how athletics departments work allowing coaches and administrators to focus on winning and building successful programs. ACS is the leading provider of web and mobile solutions for increasing staff productivity and reducing risk in collegiate athletics. "
target: Front Rush, LLC
Founded in 2006, Front Rush's focus is to provide college coaches with top notch recruiting and scouting software. With a focus on user experience and amazing customer support, Front Rush has grown to be the largest recruiting and scouting solution in college athletics.
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closed 9/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Rentrak Corporation, acquired SponsorHub

synopsis: Rentrak, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, announced it has acquired SponsorHub. The company is a premiere Big Data platform for the sports and entertainment industry, offering proprietary social media measurement for sports, political and advertising brands.
buyer: Rentrak Corporation (RENT:$115.67)
Rentrak is the entertainment and marketing industries' premier provider of worldwide consumer viewership information, precisely measuring actual viewing behavior of movies and TV everywhere. "
target: SponsorHub
SponsorHub provides elegant yet powerful enterprise-grade software tools to help brands measure their most important sports and entertainment campaigns.
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closed 6/8/2022 via PR Newswire

United Talent Agency, Inc., acquired MediaHound

synopsis: Leading global entertainment, talent, and sports agency UTA has acquired MediaHound, a software and data analytics company that helps entertainment and media companies develop proprietary insights to most effectively utilize information to benefit talent, content, and audiences.
buyer: United Talent Agency, Inc.
One of the biggest talent agencies in the world, United Talent Agency represents many of the world’s most acclaimed figures in current and emerging area of entertainment and media, including television, music, digital, broadcast news, books, theater, video games, fine art and live entertainment. "
target: MediaHound
MediaHound is a software and data analytics company that helps entertainment and media companies develop proprietary insights to most effectively utilize information to benefit talent, content, and audiences.
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closed 10/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Club Assistant, LLC, acquired Strive Swim

synopsis: Club Assistant, an online swim club and team management software solution, has acquired Strive, a smart and easy to use club assistant software solution for swimming practice. Strive allows users to intelligently plan practices in less time.
buyer: Club Assistant, LLC
Club Assistant is an online swim club and team management software solution. Club Assistant allows clubs to manage their membership, billing, email, reports and calendars. Their software can also be used for water polo, martial arts, volleyball, biking, running and more. "
target: Strive Swim
Founded in 2016, Strive is a smart and easy to use club assistant software solution for swimming practice. Strive allows users to intelligently plan practices in less time. Strive's software uses adaptive algorithms and artificial intelligence to continually improve and make planning simple.
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closed 5/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Battery Ventures, acquired Stretch Internet

synopsis: CE Holdco, LLC, a portfolio company of Battery Ventures, a global technology-focused investment firm, has completed the acquisition of Stretch Internet LLC, the #1 streaming provider in the U.S. collegiate athletic space, catering to 40% of the 1,300+ four-year schools in the major athletics organizations (NCAA and NAIA).
buyer: Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures is a global technology-focused investment firm pursuing the most promising companies and ideas. Founded in 1983, the firm makes venture-capital and private-equity investments from its offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, London and Israel. "
target: Stretch Internet
Stretch Internet LLC, located in Gilbert, Arizona, is the #1 streaming provider in the U.S. collegiate athletic space, catering to 40% of the 1,300+ four-year schools in the major athletics organizations (NCAA and NAIA) and partnering with 32% of all collegiate conferences.
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closed 11/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

Teamer, acquired Club Website Ltd.

synopsis: Irish sports technology company Teamer has acquired UK-based football club website provider Club Website. Club Website is the UK’s largest grassroots football social network, allowing any football team, club or league to manage their activity online.
buyer: Teamer
Teamer is an online team management system created and designed to take the hassle out of managing any sports team. Founded by internet professionals with extensive experience of team captaincy, Teamer uses the web to significantly decrease the amount of time it takes to get your team on the field. "
target: Club Website Ltd.
Club Website is the UK’s largest grassroots football social network with over 39,000 teams, 500 leagues and 1.6 million users using their services on a monthly basis. The services they provide allow any football team, club or league to manage their activity online.
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closed 8/26/2020 via Company Press Release

PrestoSports Inc., acquired ScoreShots

synopsis: PrestoSports, the leading all-in-one sports technology platform in college athletics, announced the strategic acquisition of ScoreShots, the market leader in infographic and motion graphics for athletics. ScoreShots enables teams to create branded scroll-stopping social graphics in seconds.
buyer parent: Clubessential LLC
buyer: PrestoSports Inc.
PrestoSports, founded in 2002, is a leading provider of athletic content management software to colleges and conference offices. It markets solutions for website design and hosting, live stats, award management, merchandising, officiating and photo hosting. "
target: ScoreShots
ScoreShots is the market leader in infographic and motion graphics for athletics. ScoreShots, headquartered in Fayetteville, NC, has developed a powerful graphics engine that generates high-quality motion graphics and videos which can then be posted to a school’s social media channels and websites.
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closed 9/28/2017 via PE Hub

Clubessential LLC, acquired PrestoSports Inc.

synopsis: Clubessential, the leading provider of management solutions to the private club industry, has acquired PrestoSports Inc. PrestoSports is a leading provider of technology to colleges and conference offices used for designing, building and maintaining official athletic websites, sports statistics, sports camp management and live event broadcasting.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Clubessential LLC
Founded in 2002, Clubessential provides a full suite of membership and club management solutions to country, golf, city, yacht, and other private clubs. The Clubessential Suite consists of website, mobile apps, accounting, point-of- sale, CRM and reservations software solutions. "
target: PrestoSports Inc.
PrestoSports, founded in 2002, is a leading provider of athletic content management software to colleges and conference offices. It markets solutions for website design and hosting, live stats, award management, merchandising, officiating and photo hosting.
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closed 7/15/2013 via PR Web

Siegel Enterprises, Inc., acquired RinkNet

synopsis: RinkNet has been acquired by Siegel Enterprises. RinkNet was founded in 1998 with the philosophy of providing powerful software to increase the efficiency and productivity of hockey scouts. RinkNet provides all the technology tools and data needed to enable a hockey scouting organization to run at an optimum level of effectiveness.
buyer: Siegel Enterprises, Inc.
Siegel Enterprises Inc. is the investment holding company for the business holdings of Stu Siegel. It is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. "
target: RinkNet
RinkNet was founded in 1998 with the philosophy of providing powerful software to increase the efficiency and productivity of hockey scouts. RinkNet provides all the technology tools and data needed to enable a hockey scouting organization to run at an optimum level of effectiveness.
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closed 7/27/2022 via Company Press Release

Troon, acquired ClubUp, LLC

synopsis: Troon, the leader in providing golf and club-related leisure and hospitality services, is pleased to announce it has acquired ClubUp, a leading golf technology and service company that currently caters to 65 golf clubs and resorts operating caddie programs domestically and internationally.
buyer: Troon
Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at more than 330 locations around the globe. Troon also specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. "
target: ClubUp, LLC
ClubUp provides innovative technology which helps improve the caddie experience for golfers and caddies at partner clubs and resorts. Additionally, ClubUp technology offers a more efficient way to schedule and communicate with caddies working at a partner club property.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Guscio PLC, acquired Sportsdata Limited and Dataplay Limited

synopsis: Investing company Guscio has acquired the two businesses, Sportsdata Ltd and Dataplay Holdings Ltd. Sportsdata has developed a website application for monitoring and tracking physical education in primary school children called Skills2Achieve. Dataplay has developed a technology platform for the tracking and assessment of performance in sports.
buyer: Guscio PLC (AIM:GUSC:$0.00)
Guscio Plc is a public company trading on the AIM market and focussed on technology for active learning. "
target: Sportsdata Limited and Dataplay Limited
Sportsdata has developed a website application for monitoring and tracking physical education in primary school children called Skills2Achieve. Dataplay has developed a white label technology platform for the tracking and assessment of performance in sports.
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closed 12/17/2015 via PR Newswire

inRecruit, merged with Bownce LLC

synopsis: inRecruit, a leading sports, social media and networking platform that assists high school athletes in maximizing their college recruitment experience, announced its merger with Bownce, LLC, a NCAA compliant recruiting platform focused on basketball.
buyer: inRecruit
inRecruit (www.inRecruit.com) is a sports social recruiting network which has been dubbed the "LinkedIn for Athletes" by many national journalists as it digitally connects youth athletes with college coaches. inRecruit was founded by former professional athletes as well as social media experts. "
target: Bownce LLC
Bownce is a web-enabled platform utilizing social media that dramatically reduces the cost of recruiting. This innovative platform allows college coaches to build successful programs by targeting high school recruits in ways that have never been done before.
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closed 11/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Banyan Software, acquired RinkNet

synopsis: Banyan Software, Inc., a company focused on acquiring, building, and growing enterprise software businesses, has acquired Ontario-based RinkNet, the leading scouting and player management solution for hockey teams and organizations worldwide. Banyan will allow Rinknet to continue to grow and provide market-leading solutions to its customers.
buyer: Banyan Software
Banyan Software acquires, builds, and grows great enterprise software businesses. With a permanent capital base, Banyan focuses on a buy and hold for life strategy for growing software companies that serve specialized markets. "
target parent: HockeyTech Canada ULC
target: RinkNet
Canada-based RinkNet is the market leader in scouting and player management software, providing over 3,500 scouts a solution to manage travel, log game reports, build draft lists, and track eligibility for players in hockey leagues around the world.
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closed 7/13/2022 via PR Newswire

Optimove, acquired Graphyte

synopsis: Optimove, a leading CRM marketing platform, has acquired Graphyte, an AI-led marketing personalisation platform built for the betting and gaming industry in the UK. Graphyte helps betting and gaming operators put the right games and bets in front of the right customers at the right time, tailoring the digital experience at any touchpoint.
buyer: Optimove
Optimove is the leading CRM Marketing Hub. Optimove's CRM Journey mapping algorithm leverages AI to autonomously surface valuable customer engagement opportunities, orchestrate self-optimizing customer journeys, and accurately measure the incremental impact of all marketing interactions. "
target: Graphyte
Graphyte is an AI-led marketing personalisation platform built specifically for the betting and gaming industry in the UK. Graphyte helps betting and gaming operators put the right games and bets in front of the right customers at the right time, tailoring the digital experience at any touchpoint.
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closed 8/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired OTO Systems Inc.

synopsis: Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, announced the acquisition of OTO, an AI-driven acoustic intelligence platform that can be leveraged to build and foster safer gaming environments with voice and text chat environments.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: OTO Systems Inc.
OTO Systems Inc. is an AI-driven acoustic intelligence platform that can be leveraged to build and foster safer gaming environments with voice and text chat environments. Other use cases include call centers, healthcare, wearables and robotics.
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closed 8/18/2021 via BNC Analysis

OnMobile Global Limited, acquired rob0

synopsis: OnMobile Global Ltd, a global player in mobile entertainment, has acquired Technologies rob0 Inc. (rob0), an AI-powered visual retention analytics tool for video game developers in Canada. rob0 offers a SaaS solution that allows PC, VR, and mobile game developers to see when and why players leave their apps.
buyer: OnMobile Global Limited (BSE:532944:$72.60)
OnMobile, headquartered in Bangalore, India, and with offices in all regions of the world, delivers over 575 million music plays daily to mobile customers worldwide. Based on current deployments, OnMobile has an addressable base of more than 1.5 billion mobile users across several geographies. "
target: rob0
rob0 is an AI-powered visual retention analytics tool for video game developers in Canada. rob0 offers a SaaS solution that allows PC, VR, and mobile game developers to see when and why players leave their apps. Their solution shows design patterns that hurt game profitability and user experience.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

YouGov plc, acquired Portent.IO

synopsis: YouGov, an international, full-service research company, has acquired Portent.IO, a UK-based, comprehensive social analytics platform for the film and television industry. Portent.IO combines A.I. with digital, social, survey and marketing data to create insights, recommendations and strategies for their clients.
buyer: YouGov plc (AIM:YOU:$223.64)
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. "
target: Portent.IO
Portent.IO is a UK-based, comprehensive social analytics platform for the film and television industry. Portent.IO combines A.I. with digital, social, survey and marketing data to create insights, recommendations and strategies for their clients.
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closed 8/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Transfermarkt.de, acquired SCOUTASTIC GmbH

synopsis: Transfermarkt GmbH & Co. KG acquires 50.1 percent of the shares in SCOUTASTIC GmbH, which is a subsidiary of JUST ADD AI GmbH. SCOUTASTIC is the central platform for the planning and management of all scouting activities. SCOUTASTIC's AI-based data analysis allows sports clubs to optimize their player observation and talent screening.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: Transfermarkt.de
With its online presence Transfermarkt.de and with the country portals Transfermarkt.at (Austria) and Transfermarkt.ch (Switzerland), Transfermarkt GmbH & Co. KG is one of the largest sports sites in the German-speaking Internet. "
target parent: JUST ADD AI GmbH
target: SCOUTASTIC GmbH
SCOUTASTIC is the central platform for the planning and management of all scouting activities. SCOUTASTIC's AI-based data analysis allows sports clubs to optimize their player observation and talent screening.
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closed 8/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Transfermarkt.de, acquired SCOUTASTIC GmbH

synopsis: Transfermarkt GmbH & Co. KG acquires 50.1 percent of the shares in SCOUTASTIC GmbH, which is a subsidiary of JUST ADD AI GmbH. SCOUTASTIC is the central platform for the planning and management of all scouting activities. SCOUTASTIC's AI-based data analysis allows sports clubs to optimize their player observation and talent screening.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: Transfermarkt.de
With its online presence Transfermarkt.de and with the country portals Transfermarkt.at (Austria) and Transfermarkt.ch (Switzerland), Transfermarkt GmbH & Co. KG is one of the largest sports sites in the German-speaking Internet. "
target parent: JUST ADD AI GmbH
target: SCOUTASTIC GmbH
SCOUTASTIC is the central platform for the planning and management of all scouting activities. SCOUTASTIC's AI-based data analysis allows sports clubs to optimize their player observation and talent screening.
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closed 7/6/2022 via BusinessWire

Playmaker, acquired World Soccer Talk

synopsis: Playmaker Capital Inc., a Canadian digital sports media company, has acquired World Soccer Talk, a website about watching soccer on TV & online. World Soccer Talk provides breaking news, deep analysis, and need-to-know broadcast and streaming information related to soccer events, leagues, and clubs globally.
buyer: Playmaker (TSXV:PMKR:$14.82)
Playmaker is a Canadian digital sports media company that lives at the intersection of sports, betting, media and technology. Playmaker is building a collection of premier sports media brands, curated to deliver audiences of sports fans to sports betting companies, leagues, teams and advertisers. "
target: World Soccer Talk
World Soccer Talk is a website about watching soccer on TV & online. World Soccer Talk provides breaking news, deep analysis, and need-to-know broadcast and streaming information related to soccer events, leagues, and clubs globally.
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closed 4/20/2022 via Company Press Release

Better Collective A/S, acquired Futbin

synopsis: Better Collective, a global sports betting media group, has acquired Futbin, the world’s leading esports brand related to the FIFA esoccer game. Futbin is a community platform that provides players with insights into FIFA’s ‘Ultimate Team’ game mode. It provides details on player prices, as well as guides on squad builders and challenges.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$192.22)
Better Collective is a global sports betting media group providing platforms that enhance the betting experience for sports fans and iGamers. Better Collective offers a range of editorial content, bookmaker information, data insights, betting tips, iGaming communities and educational tools. "
target: Futbin
Futbin is the world’s leading esports brand related to the FIFA esoccer game. Futbin is a community platform that provides the game’s player base with insights into FIFA’s ‘Ultimate Team’ game mode. It provides details on player prices, as well as guides on squad builders and challenges.
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Footballco, acquired Calciomercato.com

synopsis: Footballco, the world’s largest football content and media business, has acquired Calciomercato.com, a football news website in Italy. Calciomercato.com is dedicated to providing fans with the latest football news from all around Europe. They cover transfer news, Serie A, the Champions League, the Europa League, the Premier League, and more.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Footballco
Footballco is the world’s largest football content and media business. Footballco reaches to over 400 million fans per month across multiple platforms. Their websites and brands include Goal, Spox, Voetbalzone, and Player. "
target: Calciomercato.com
Calciomercato.com is a football news website in Italy. Calciomercato.com is dedicated to providing football fans with the latest and hottest football news from all around Europe. They cover transfer news, Serie A, the Champions League, the Europa League, the Premier League, and more.
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announced 9/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Integrated Media Company, LLC, will acquire Goal.com

synopsis: Integrated Media Company (IMC), a TPG platform dedicated to the new media ecosystem, has signed a definitive agreement with UK-based DAZN Group to acquire a majority stake in Goal, the world’s largest digital soccer brand. IMC will also acquire leading German and Dutch portals Spox and VoetbalZone as part of a new venture.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Integrated Media Company, LLC
Integrated Media Company (IMC) is a special-purpose digital media investment company launched by TPG in 2018. IMC’s mandate is both financial and strategic, providing greater flexibility with regards to investment size, term, and portfolio construction. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Goal.com
UK-based Goal is the world's largest digital soccer brand, offering the best in news, entertainment, and community interaction. Goal is an online community where superstars can connect and share their talents with their fans, and where aspiring players can seek advice and wisdom from experts.
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The Athletic, acquired Tifo Football

synopsis: The Athletic, a subscription-based publisher of premium sports journalism, has acquired Tifo Football, a UK-based engagement platform for football media. The acquisition of Tifo allows The Athletic to produce additional original, quality sports content for consumers.
buyer: The Athletic
The Athletic is a subscription-based publisher of premium sports journalism. The Athletic offers in-depth local coverage in 47 North American pro sports markets along with premium national coverage across MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAA & more. "
target: Tifo Football
UK-based Tifo Football is an online engagement platform for football. Tifo offers a multi-media content platform that provides high-quality, unique articles & videos and the uMAXit Football predictor game, a free alternative to the more traditional football accumulator and pools games.
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closed 12/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired Squawka

synopsis: Catena Media plc, an online performance marketing company, has acquired Squawka.com and related assets from Squawka Ltd. Squawka is a high-volume traffic global football news site with a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) section in beta version.
buyer parent: Optimizer Invest Limited
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Based in Malta, Catena Media plc is an online performance marketing company that has established a leading position through strong organic growth and acquisitions. Catena is the world’s number one provider of high-value iGaming leads. "
target: Squawka
Squawka is a high-volume traffic global football news site with a Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) section in beta version. The main site currently attracts 4 million users per month, and has around 800 000 followers on Twitter. They are based in London.
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Perform Group, acquired Voetbalzone B.V.

synopsis: British digital sports media specialist Perform Group has signed an agreement to acquire leading Dutch sports site that features news from the world of football, Voetbalzone.nl.
buyer: Perform Group
Perform is a world leader in monetising sport and entertainment rights in digital media. They have been consistent and renowned innovators since 2000, and a major driving force in the commercialisation of sport and entertainment rights on TV, on mobile and online. "
target: Voetbalzone B.V.
Voetbalzone B.V.'s leading Dutch sports site, Voetbalzone.nl features news from the world of football and attracts an average of two million unique users per month, making it ‘the number-one independent sports site in The Netherlands’.
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PlayLA inc, acquired Arsenal Mania

synopsis: Play LA Inc. announces that it has acquired leading UK football fan website, www.arsenal-mania.com. Arsenal-Mania is one of the most popular websites for fans who follow Arsenal FC, one of the English Premier League's top football clubs.
buyer: PlayLA inc (PLLAF:$0.00)
Play LA Inc. is an international online publishing company that owns and operates a Global network of multi-language websites. The Company currently owns and operates 18 websites that reach hundreds of thousands of people across the UK and Europe. "
target: Arsenal Mania
Arsenal-Mania began as an Arsenal fan forum before expanding rapidly to include news, player profiles and match statistics. The site has been featured by prominent UK media groups such as the Guardian, the Evening Standard, the Times, the London Paper and the Daily Mail.
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closed 1/5/2022 via BusinessWire

Futbol Sites, acquired Futmarketing

synopsis: Playmaker Capital Inc., has acquired Futmarketing, a top digital media and marketing group in Brazil and a trusted editorial consultant to soccer platforms throughout Latin America. Playmaker subsidiary, Futbol Sites, will manage the day-to-day operations of Futmarketing.
buyer parent: Playmaker
buyer: Futbol Sites
Futbol Sites is the top-ranked regional digital sports media group in Latin America. Futbol Sites, reaching more than 70+ million unique users each month, is a leading digital sports media group focused on Latin America and the US markets. "
target: Futmarketing
Futmarketing has been a leader in Brazil’s digital sports media market for more than five years through a portfolio of social media channels as well as web property, Antenados no Futebol.
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Onefootball GmbH, will acquire Dugout Limited

synopsis: Digital soccer media company OneFootball has agreed to buy video content specialists Dugout in a deal designed to expand its content proposition. Dugout is a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform. Dugout produces original content, working hand in glove with the clubs who also shoot video exclusively for Dugout.
buyer: Onefootball GmbH
Based in Germany, OneFootball’s goal is to fuel the world’s football obsession. Reaching tens of millions of football fans worldwide every month, across its platform and social media channels, OneFootball is the most popular football media platform for the new generation of football fans. "
target: Dugout Limited
Dugout is a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform. Dugout gives football fans one single place to connect with their favourite clubs and players. Dugout produces original content, working hand in glove with the clubs who also shoot video exclusively for Dugout.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Eleven Sports, acquired MyCujoo

synopsis: Eleven Sports, a UK-based sports media group, has acquired MyCujoo, a live football streaming platform based in the Netherlands. MyCujoo broadcasts matches from competitions and clubs of various levels from around the world. The platform broadcasts on average 120 live matches per week and attracts more than a million monthly users.
buyer parent: Aser Ventures
buyer: Eleven Sports
Eleven Sports is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary. "
target: MyCujoo
MyCujoo is a live football streaming platform based in the Netherlands. MyCujoo broadcasts matches from competitions and clubs of various levels from around the world. The platform broadcasts on average 120 live matches per week and attracts more than a million monthly users.
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announced 3/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Dugout Limited, will acquire BallBall

synopsis: Dugout, a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform, will acquire BallBall from News Corp, a global, diversified media and information services company. BallBall is a football video platform based in Singapore. The platform distributes highlights from Europe and other top football leagues in Indonesia and Vietnam.
buyer: Dugout Limited
Dugout is a UK-based company that provides an innovative digital football platform. Dugout gives football fans one single place to connect with their favourite clubs and players. Dugout produces original content, working hand in glove with the clubs who also shoot video exclusively for Dugout. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: BallBall
BallBall is a leading football video platform based in Singapore. The platform distributes short form highlights from Europe and other top football leagues in Indonesia and Vietnam. BallBall offers video highlights from over 1,600 games.
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closed 2/27/2013 via BNC Analysis

Russ Media, acquired Laendlekicker

synopsis: Russ Media, publisher of the Vorarlberg and numerous online news portals expanded with the acquisition of Laendlekicker.at, an amateur regional soccer platform that offers users video content.
buyer: Russ Media
Russmedia is the most progressive media company in Europe. The entire portfolio consists of 10 daily newspapers, 64 weekly papers, more than 100 websites, 2 printing plants and 1 radio station. The company also runs several successful special interest and classified websites. "
target: Laendlekicker
Laendlekicker.at is a regional soccer startup that delivers videos for football players, football fans, and sports and lifestyle enthusiasts from young to old in Vorarlberg. They also offer advertising services, mainly focusing on local and regional content.
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closed 8/3/2022 via BusinessWire

Playmaker, acquired JuanFutbol

synopsis: Playmaker Capital Inc., the digital sports media company that delivers authentic content experiences through its portfolio of sports media and technology brands, has acquired 100% of the digital assets of JuanFutbol, operator of an assortment of widely popular social media and digital channels as well as leading sports-focused web properties.
buyer: Playmaker (TSXV:PMKR:$14.82)
Playmaker is a Canadian digital sports media company that lives at the intersection of sports, betting, media and technology. Playmaker is building a collection of premier sports media brands, curated to deliver audiences of sports fans to sports betting companies, leagues, teams and advertisers. "
target: JuanFutbol
JuanFutbol delivers authentic digital soccer content to more than 6 million social media followers across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube. Collectively, JuanFutbol’s social media content generates a monthly reach in excess of 50 million.
price ($mm)
$0.53
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announced 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Mixi, Inc., will acquire Net Dreamers Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Mixi, Inc, a Japanese social networking service, will acquire Net Dreamers Co., Ltd., a Japanese company that develops horse racing websites and mobile games. Net Dreamers operates netkeiba.com, the largest horse racing media outlet in Japan. The company also operates Weekly Baseball Online, a baseball news site.
buyer: Mixi, Inc. (TSE:2121:$1,098.60)
Mixi is a Japanese social networking service that allows users to connect with their friends in a convenient way. It enables users to send and receive messages, write in a diary, read and comment on others' diaries, organize and join communities, and invite their friends. "
target: Net Dreamers Co., Ltd.
Net Dreamers is a Japanese company that develops horse racing websites and mobile games. Net Dreamers operates netkeiba.com, the largest horse racing media outlet in Japan. Their games include Tiki Chiki Derby and Puzzle Derby. The company also operates Weekly Baseball Online, a baseball news site.
price ($mm)
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$27
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0.0x
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closed 2/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Alliance Baseball, LLC, acquired Baseball America Inc.

synopsis: Baseball America, a publication that provides the baseball community coverage of all competitive levels of baseball, from a scouting and player development point of view, has been acquired by Alliance Baseball LLC, the owners of two minor league baseball franchises.
buyer: Alliance Baseball, LLC
Alliance Baseball LLC is a company founded by Gary Green and Larry Botel that invests in Minor League Baseball. "
target parent: TEN: The Enthusiast Network
target: Baseball America Inc.
Baseball America provides the baseball community coverage of all competitive levels of baseball, from a scouting and player development point of view. Their coverage includes the majors, minors, college, high school, foreign, independent and amateur baseball.
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closed 12/14/2011 via BusinessWire

GrindMedia, LLC, acquired Baseball America Inc.

synopsis: GrindMedia, a leading action and adventure sports media company and division of Source Interlink Media, has announced the acquisition of Baseball America, and baseballamerica.com. Baseball America, which has been published since 1982, and its associated titles will be added to GrindMedia’s expanding portfolio of enthusiast media.
buyer parent: Source Interlink Companies, Inc.
buyer: GrindMedia, LLC
Along with standalone websites, including GrindTV.com, Newschoolers and Motocross.com, GrindMedia is the leading provider of print and online action sports and entertainment content in the United States. Its brands include Surfer, Surfing, Snowboarder, Skateboarder, Powder, and more. "
target: Baseball America Inc.
Baseball America is a full-service media company with in-depth coverage of every level of baseball, from high school and college to the minors all the way to the major leagues. Baseball America publishes 26 times per year and is also available as a digital edition.
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closed 5/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Fantasy Sports Ventures, acquired Shandler Enterprises

synopsis: Fantasy Sports Ventures, the parent company of the FantasyPlayers.com Network, has acquired the premier independent baseball content site, BaseballHQ.com, and its parent company, Shandler Enterprises, it was announced today by FSV CEO Chris Russo.
buyer: Fantasy Sports Ventures
Fantasy Sports Ventures Inc. (FSV) is an integrated marketing and media company with a focus on digital/fantasy sports. Headquartered in New York City, FSV consists of two primary business units: Fantasy Players Network and FSV Digital Sports Advisors. "
target: Shandler Enterprises
Shandler Enterprises includes BaseballHQ.com one of the most well-respected and successful fantasy analysts on the Web and a book line anchored by the successful Baseball Forecaster series (first published in 1986) and nationwide conference events.
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closed 8/6/2007 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired LaxPower.com

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, today announced the acquisition of LaxPower.com, the leading online community for high school and college lacrosse players and fans.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: LaxPower.com
LaxPower.com is the leading online community for high school and college lacrosse players and fans. LaxPower.com, based in West Chester, PA, receives more than 20 million page views per month during the lacrosse season and is regarded as the gold standard for national high school lacrosse rankings.
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closed 8/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Moonbug, acquired Supa Strikas

synopsis: Moonbug, a global entertainment company that develops and distributes fun and safe entertainment for kids, announced it has acquired the popular South African soccer video series and one of the largest circulating monthly comics in the world, Supa Strikas.
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
target: Supa Strikas
Supa Strikas is a South African video series and one of the largest circulating monthly comics in the world. Supa Strikas follows the world’s best soccer team as they journey across the globe and to outer space on a quest to win the prized Super League trophy.
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