Like AreaConnect, LLC.

closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired AreaConnect, LLC.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of AreaConnect LLC, a provider of local online traffic to Yellow and White Pages publishers, for $16 million in cash and Marchex common stock, and $1.7 million in additional restricted common stock (valued based on the 10-day trailing average prior to the closing date).
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: AreaConnect, LLC.
AreaConnect receives 2 million unique users per month through its directory focused local sites, that drive search leads from online consumers primarily to regional bell operating carriers and localized search products.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
14.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/15/2011 via BNC Analysis

StubHub, Inc, acquired Zvents, Inc.

synopsis: Ticketing giant StubHub, owned by eBay, has acquired local event-discovery and promotion service Zvents, according to eBay’s internal employee blog eBayInk. By providing the best in local search, Zvents intuitively connects people with their interests and favorite sources of entertainment.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: StubHub, Inc
StubHub is the fan's ticket marketplace, enabling customers to buy and sell tickets at fair market value. The company's unique open marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides all fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient, and highly reliable environment. "
target: Zvents, Inc.
Zvents is a powerful search engine with groundbreaking algorithms and revolutionary search technology. By providing the best in local search, Zvents intuitively connects people with their interests and favorite sources of entertainment.
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closed 7/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Edgewater Ventures, JA Partners, acquired Yeti

synopsis: A private investment group led by Santa Monica’s JA Partners and Seattle’s Edgewater Ventures has acquired a majority stake in place-discovery app Yeti. Yeti is the best way to discover what's nearby. Serving up local recommendations, swipe through the best of what's around.
buyer: Edgewater Ventures
buyer: JA Partners
Edgewater Ventures is a principal investment firm. Anthony (Andy) Mazzarella currently serves as principal at Edgewater Ventures. JA Partners is a principal investment firm led by Jim Armstrong. "
target: Yeti
Yeti is the best way to discover what's nearby. Serving up local recommendations, swipe through the best of what's around. It's like Tinder, for places! With members in more than 100 countries around the world, start and join discussions with people nearby.
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closed 1/15/2014 via Company Press Release

Linko, acquired Localstream

synopsis: Localstream has been acquired by Linko Inc. Localstream is a location-based content discovery company that helps connect content to location. The Localstream platform enhances the value of content by creating new channels for location-driven content discovery.
buyer: Linko
Linko is a customer relationship management “CRM” solution for post-PC generation that automates the collection of sales activity data to a real-time, searchable social feed. "
target: Localstream
Localstream is a location-based content discovery company that helps connect content to location. The Localstream platform enhances the value of content by creating new channels for location-driven content discovery.
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closed 9/2/2011 via GlobeNewswire

TeleNav, Inc., acquired Goby

synopsis: TeleNav, Inc., one of the largest global wireless location-based services providers, announced that it has completed the acquisition of goby, a Boston-based local search engine and mobile application developer focused on offering users an easy way to explore and discover events and activities based on location.
buyer: TeleNav, Inc. (TNAV:$243.32)
TeleNav, Inc. is a leading provider of consumer location-based services (LBS), enterprise LBS and automotive LBS. TeleNav's solutions provide consumers, wireless service providers, enterprises and automakers with location-specific, real-time, personalized services such as GPS navigation. "
target: Goby
Goby is a Boston-based local search engine and mobile application developer focused on offering users an easy way to explore and discover events and activities based on location.
price ($mm)
$2.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Spindle

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Spindle, an app for local discovering - of shops, restaurants, event venues, parks, and other nearby businesses and organizations. The Spindle team will move to San Francisco and shutter the Spindle app.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: Spindle
Spindle is a geo-restricted real-time stream, in a mobile app. Spindle tries to find content from Facebook and Twitter relevant to shops, restaurants, bars, event venues, museums, art galleries, parks, and other businesses and organizations around the user.
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Verizon Communications, acquired SocialRadar, Inc.

synopsis: Verizon has acquired SocialRadar. Using street-level imagery, some human interaction and proprietary algorithms, SocialRadar can pinpoint exactly where a business is located.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. operates America's most reliable wireless network. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. "
target: SocialRadar, Inc.
SocialRadar is building technology that gives users real-time information and location insights on the people and places around them. SocialRadar’s LocationKit enables developers to dramatically improve location inside of their mobile applications through a free SDK.
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closed 5/23/2011 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Sparkbuy Inc.

synopsis: Google has acquired ‘Kayak For Consumer Electronics’ Sparkbuy, a high-powered product search engine and comparison shopping site. The assumption is that Google will use Sparkbuy’s expertise and/or technology to boost Google Product Search, its own comparison shopping engine.
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: Sparkbuy Inc.
Sparkbuy is a high-powered, dedicated product search engine and comparison shopping site for consumer electronics.
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closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

Bethesda Magazine, acquired BethesdaNow

synopsis: Bethesda Magazine announced that it has acquired Bethesda Now, an online local news service started in 2012. BethesdaNow.com aims to bring readers original, enterprising, and up-to-the-minute coverage of Montgomery County, Maryland's rapidly growing urban hub and its surrounding areas.
buyer: Bethesda Magazine
Bethesda Magazine is a bi-monthly magazine that covers the lives and lifestyles of people in the Bethesda area. Their online news service covers breaking news in Bethesda and the surrounding towns. "
target parent: localnewsnow
target: BethesdaNow
BethesdaNow.com aims to bring readers original, enterprising, and up-to-the-minute coverage of Montgomery County, Maryland's rapidly growing urban hub and its surrounding areas.
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closed 11/16/2012 via PR Newswire

ACBJ, acquired Streetwise Media

synopsis: ACBJ has acquired Streetwise Media, a Boston-based digital media company that uses a community publishing platform to cover local news. Streetwise operates two web sites – www.bostinno.com in Boston and www.inthecapital.com in Washington, D.C. – that focus on local news about business, innovation and technology, education, politics and lifestyles.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: ACBJ
American City Business Journals (ACBJ) publishes weekly business journals in 40 major cities, has more than 45 business news web sites (www.bizjournals.com) and produces more than 700 signature business-to-business events nationally every year. "
target: Streetwise Media
Streetwise Media operates two web sites – www.bostinno.com in Boston and www.inthecapital.com in Washington, D.C. – that focus on local news about business, innovation and technology, education, politics and lifestyles. The sites are targeted at young professionals in their 20's and 30's.
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closed 5/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Washington Post, purchased Talent from Digg, Inc.

synopsis: The Washington Post has made a talent acquisition of the Digg team, but not Digg's site or technology. The move comes not as a move by the Post to revive the struggling social news site, but as the recruitment of a team that can help develop its Trove social news platform, as well as Trove-powered products like its Social Reader and Personal Post.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: The Washington Post (:$0.00)
A morning daily and Sunday newspaper published in Washington, D.C. For the 12-month period ending September 30, 1998, The Post's unaudited estimated average circulation was 783,000 daily and 1,095,000 Sunday. The Post maintains 20 foreign, 5 national, and 12 metropolitan news bureaus. "
seller: Digg, Inc.
Founded in 2004 and based in San Francisco, CA, Digg, Inc. operates as a news Web site. It allows users to submit stories for review and comment on stories and videos published on Web site. The company’s Web portal allows people to discover and share content.
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closed 5/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Fox Interactive Media, Inc., acquired Newroo Inc.

synopsis: Fox Interactive Media (FIM) today announced it has completed two acquisitions of innovative early stage companies, Newroo Inc. and kSolo.com. Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed.
buyer parent: The News Corporation Limited
buyer: Fox Interactive Media, Inc.
A division of News Corporation, Fox Interactive Media (FIM) offers a global, border-free online network that caters to consumers by giving them the platform and tools to express themselves, communicate with each other, and engage with the best music, TV, film, sports, information and more. "
target: Newroo Inc.
Newroo was founded in 2002 by Daniel Gould and Brian Norgard who attended Brown University together and who wanted to provide users with a powerful tool set to create vertical news-driven websites that found the most important things on the web about their personal passions and interests.
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closed 12/19/2005 via PR Newswire

RealAge, Inc., acquired Eyeout

synopsis: RealAge, Inc., announced today that it has acquired Eyeout, a company with proprietary software for a trainable search engine and smart feeds. The acquisition aids in RealAge's initiative to offer a first-of-its-kind, personalized Internet search engine of respected and credible health and medical information.
buyer: RealAge, Inc.
RealAge, Inc. is a personalized health media company. It provides personalized information and solutions to help people live healthier, longer lives through an integration of media and services. "
target: Eyeout
Eyeout, a company with proprietary software for a trainable search engine and smart feeds.
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closed 3/23/2005 via BusinessWire

Gannett Co., Inc., Knight Ridder, Tribune Company, acquired Topix.net

synopsis: Topix.net announced today that Gannett Co., Inc., Knight-Ridder, Inc. and Tribune Company jointly have acquired a 75 percent stake in Topix.net. Ownership is split evenly, with each media company owning 25 percent and the Topix.net founders retaining a 25 percent stake.
buyer: Tribune Company (TRCO:$1,920.00)
buyer: Knight Ridder
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,234.07)
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company operating on multiple platforms including the Internet, mobile, newspapers, magazines and TV stations. Gannett is an Internet leader with hundreds of newspaper and TV Web sites. "
target: Topix.net
Founded in 2002 with the specific mission of providing users with the ability to quickly and easily find targeted news on the Internet, Topix.net is a news aggregator with unique technology to find and categorize news into 300,000 topics, from Autos to ZIP code level local news. Topix.net distribut
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closed 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

INFLUASIA, acquired In Real Life

synopsis: INFLUASIA, an award-winning digital media group in Malaysia, has acquired In Real Life Malaysia (IRL), a digital publication in Malaysia focused on sharing real-life stories. IRL provides relatable stories that engage, entertain, and inspire Malaysians everywhere. They offer stories about relationships, careers, motivational & self-help, and life.
buyer: INFLUASIA
INFLUASIA is an award-winning digital media group in Malaysia. INFLUASIA operates some of of Malaysia's most prominent digital publications brands such as WORLD OF BUZZ, Lobak Merah and NOODOU. Their brands are driven to inform, entertain, and engage with the mass public. "
target: In Real Life
In Real Life (IRL) is a digital publication in Malaysia focused on sharing real-life stories. IRL provides relatable stories that engage, entertain, and inspire Malaysians everywhere. They offer stories about dating & relationships, careers, motivational & self-help, and life.
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announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bloomberg L.P., will acquire CityLab

synopsis: Bloomberg Media will acquire CityLab, The Atlantic’s news site for solutions-based journalism on urban innovation and the future of cities. Bloomberg will also acquire the CityLab event series, a global summit that gathers mayors and urban leaders to discuss and share creative, scalable solutions to the major challenges faced by cities globally.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg is a global business and financial information and news leader that gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people, and ideas. "
target parent: Emerson Collective
target: CityLab
CityLab was founded as a stand-alone site by The Atlantic in 2011. CityLab investigates the trends and innovative solutions shaping the urban future, focusing on the biggest ideas and most pressing issues facing the world’s metro areas and neighborhoods.
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closed 10/9/2019 via DGAP

Fast Finance24, acquired OK.de

synopsis: Fast Finance24 Holding AG, a mobile payday loan and consumer credit lender in Germany, has acquired OK.de, a free e-mail provider in Germany. OK.de provides unlimited online storage, an organizer, online games, and more. Their comparison tool allows users to compare prices for electricity, gas, car rentals, DSL, and more.
buyer: Fast Finance24 (XTRA:CSY:$0.05)
Fast Finance 24 (FF24) is a mobile payday loan and consumer credit lender in Germany. FF24 provides tailored financial services to underbanked people facing short-term economic issue. They offer payday loans up to 400€ with a maturity period of up to 30 days. "
target: OK.de
OK.de is a free e-mail provider in Germany. OK.de provides unlimited online storage, an organizer, online games, and more. OK.de also provides news about Germany, lifestyle, sports, and politics. Their comparison tool allows users to compare prices for electricity, gas, car rentals, DSL, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jonathan and Natalie Stewart, acquired Charlotte Lately, LLC

synopsis: Former Carolina Panther running back Jonathan Stewart and his wife, Natalie, has acquired Charlotte Lately. Charlotte Lately is an online and print publication that connects the ventures, people, and businesses in Charlotte, NC. Charlotte Lately provides their audience with recommendations of products, services and businesses that are noteworthy.
buyer: Jonathan and Natalie Stewart
Jonathan Stewart is an American football running back for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He was also the running back for the Carolina Panthers. His wife is Natalie Stewart. "
target: Charlotte Lately, LLC
Charlotte Lately is an online and print publication that connects the ventures, people, and businesses in Charlotte, NC. They provide their audience with recommendations of products, services and businesses that are noteworthy while creating a culture of community.
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closed 2/6/2017 via Company Press Release

Schneps Communications, acquired Brownstoner Media

synopsis: Brownstoner is excited to announce that it has been acquired by family-owned media company Schneps Communications. Brownstoner provides Brooklyn real estate news, lets users search NYC sales and rentals, and browse hundreds of New York City home improvement contractors, architects, and more.
buyer: Schneps Communications
Schneps Communications publishes QNS.com, HomeReporter.com, The Queens Courier, Courier Sun, Ridgewood Times, Times Newsweekly, BORO Magazine, LIC Courier Magazine, The Brooklyn Spectator, Spectator News and many other media outlets and events. "
target parent: BlankSlate
target: Brownstoner Media
Brownstoner provides Brooklyn real estate news, and lets users search NYC sales and rentals, and browse hundreds of New York City home improvement contractors, architects, and more.
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closed 3/18/2015 via Company Press Release

BlankSlate, acquired Brownstoner Media

synopsis: BlankSlate has announced their acquisition of Brownstoner, the leading site about Brooklyn real estate and renovation, and all the tangential topics that impact life inside and outside the home in Brooklyn; the site also boasts a Marketplace with over 3,000 real estate listings and 250 local businesses.
buyer: BlankSlate
BlankSlate is a digital marketing agency that specializes in forging local connections between brands, businesses, publishers, and audiences. "
target: Brownstoner Media
Brownstoner is the leading site about Brooklyn real estate and renovation, and all the tangential topics that impact life inside and outside the home in Brooklyn; the site also boasts a Marketplace with over 3,000 real estate listings and 250 local businesses.
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closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired AreaConnect, LLC.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of AreaConnect LLC, a provider of local online traffic to Yellow and White Pages publishers, for $16 million in cash and Marchex common stock, and $1.7 million in additional restricted common stock (valued based on the 10-day trailing average prior to the closing date).
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: AreaConnect, LLC.
AreaConnect receives 2 million unique users per month through its directory focused local sites, that drive search leads from online consumers primarily to regional bell operating carriers and localized search products.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
14.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Sonar

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Sonar Technologies, an enterprise text and messaging sales engagement and analytics company.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Sonar
Sonar is a leading business text messaging platform for large companies with dedicated sales and marketing teams. They bridge the gap between businesses and their customers over mobile, while demonstrating the power of utilizing AI and chatbots at scale.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Callcap

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Callcap, a leading call monitoring and analytics company.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Callcap
Founded in 2001, Callcap was the first call measurement company to provide real-time complete caller data and a recording of the call. They are still a leader in providing innovative call monitoring and call tracking solutions that help businesses to deliver excellent customer experiences.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Telmetrics

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Telmetrics, a call and text tracking and analytics company that enables, tracks and analyzes offline interactions to increase engagement and return on advertising spend.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Telmetrics
Telmetrics is a call and text tracking and analytics company that enables, tracks and analyzes offline interactions to increase engagement and return on advertising spend.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 7/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Adiant, acquired Marchex Pay-Per-Click

synopsis: Adiant, owner of the largest content-style ad platform on the web, announced the acquisition of assets from Marchex, including assets from the former IndustryBrains, a suite of high-quality news and financial publications that will greatly expand Adiant’s mission of offering advertisers placements adjacent to the highest quality online content.
buyer: Adiant
Adiant is a digital media technology company whose mission is to deliver the most innovative advertising solutions to quality publishers and advertisers. Our brands have been engineered from the ground up to offer both immediate and long term sustained value with a high level of customer service. "
target parent: Marchex, Inc.
target: Marchex Pay-Per-Click
Marchex Pay-Per-Click, formerly IndustryBrains, is a leading performance advertising media company that uses keyword search and relevant editorial targeting to achieve superior advertising results for marketers. They offer premium performance marketing solutions for advertisers and publishers.
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closed 6/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

Mindwork Labs, acquired MyDeals.com

synopsis: London-based Mindwork Labs is trying to make the daily deals you receive from across the Web more relevant under the name MyDeals.com, a domain they’ve just purchased from Marchex for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: Mindwork Labs
Mindwork Labs is small team of dediciated people developing innovative websites and technology to benefit both consumers and the businesses. Most of the projects they undertake involve an affiliate marketing element. "
target parent: Marchex, Inc.
target: MyDeals.com
MyDeals.com provides consumers with more control over the deals they see and the notifications they receive, while notifying which offers are most desirable to them.
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closed 4/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Jingle Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Jingle Networks, adding an important and growing source of mobile distribution to its call advertising network. Jingle Networks is one of the leading providers of mobile voice search performance advertising and technology solutions in North America.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex’s mission is to unlock local commerce globally by helping advertisers reach customers through the phone when they are ready to buy. The company's performance-based call advertising products are reinventing how businesses acquire and upsell new customers through phone calls. "
target: Jingle Networks, Inc.
Jingle Networks is one of the leading providers of mobile voice search performance advertising and technology solutions in North America. Jingle Networks’ core business is providing performance advertising solutions to mobile carriers and mobile network operators.
price ($mm)[EV]
$24 [$24]
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Voicestar, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. a local online advertising company and leading publisher of local content, has completed its acquisition of VoiceStar, one of the largest providers of call-based advertising services for local advertisers, for approximately $20 million, including approximately $12.9 million in cash and $7.1 million in restricted stock.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: Voicestar, Inc.
VoiceStar offers essential marketing services for companies doing business on and offline. The company's full suite of phone-to-web products and tools help businesses connect with highly motivated customers.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 5/30/2006 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Open List, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. today announced that it has acquired certain assets of Open List, Inc., including its robust content aggregation, search technology, and user-generated content platform that Marchex plans to deploy to its proprietary network of vertical and local Web sites.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: Open List, Inc.
Open List, Inc. was founded in 2003 to help people make better everyday decisions. To accomplish this, Open List interprets, structures and organizes the mass of relevant but highly fragmented information that exists on the Web today.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired AreaConnect, LLC.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of AreaConnect LLC, a provider of local online traffic to Yellow and White Pages publishers, for $16 million in cash and Marchex common stock, and $1.7 million in additional restricted common stock (valued based on the 10-day trailing average prior to the closing date).
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: AreaConnect, LLC.
AreaConnect receives 2 million unique users per month through its directory focused local sites, that drive search leads from online consumers primarily to regional bell operating carriers and localized search products.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
14.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/27/2005 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired IndustryBrains, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired IndustryBrains, Inc. for $30.6 million, plus transaction costs, consisting of $15.6 million in cash and $15 million in stock. Based in New York City, IndustryBrains is a leader in monetizing vertical and brand-name Web sites through contextual advertising solutions.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: IndustryBrains, Inc.
IndustryBrains is a leading performance advertising media company that uses keyword search and relevant editorial targeting to achieve superior advertising results for marketers. We offer premium performance marketing solutions for advertisers and publishers.
price ($mm)
$31
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2005 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Pike Street Industries, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of Pike Street Industries, Inc., an online yellow pages and lead generation provider for local merchants, for $16.5 million in cash and stock and $3.5 million in additional restricted common stock.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: Pike Street Industries, Inc.
Pike Street receives more than 2 million unique visitors per month through its local- and directory-focused vertical portals, such as Yellow.com and Whitepages.net, that drive local search traffic from online consumers primarily to regional bell operating company partners.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
5.9x
EV / EBITDA
8.4x
announced 11/22/2016 via Company Press Release

LeadDesk Oy, will acquire Qumido GmbH

synopsis: LeadDesk Oy, Europe’s leading provider of contact center software, announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Qumido GmbH in an asset deal. Qumido is considered one of Germany’s leading outbound software providers, offering a 100% web-based campaign management and dialer system.
buyer: LeadDesk Oy (HLSE:LEADD:$16.30)
LeadDesk provides industry-standard software for contact centers, inside sales and telemarketers. The company’s cloud-based SaaS software replaces legacy on-premise solutions and offers contact centers and sales teams of all sizes greater efficiency and flexibility, with lower costs and complexity. "
target: Qumido GmbH
Qumido is a highly specialized IT company that offers a software solution to optimize the complex business and communication processes of call centers. As Germany’s leader in outbound call center software, Qumido offers a 100% web-based campaign management and dialer system.
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announced 10/7/2020 via PR Web

leadHOOP, LLC, will acquire MatchMaximizer

synopsis: leadHOOP, LLC, a leading SaaS company, signed an agreement on to acquire the assets of MatchMaximizer, a privately held competitor. MatchMaximizer is a full-service, turnkey lead generation technology. It is all-in-one solution for contact centers, web partners, schools, and agencies.
buyer: leadHOOP, LLC
leadHOOP is a leading lead generation SaaS Platform & Marketplace. Leveraging their technology, they help improve consumer inquiry results with an easy to use set of tools for buyers, sellers, and aggregators. Founded in 2017, the company is headquartered in the suburbs of New York City. "
target: MatchMaximizer
MatchMaximizer is a full-service, turnkey lead generation technology. MatchMaximizer was developed initially to support technical platform needs of lead generation contact centers. Since then, it has grown as an all-in-one solution for contact centers, web partners, schools, and agencies.
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