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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Muzlab, acquired Market Music

synopsis: Russian music streaming service for business Muzlab has acquired Belarus-born Market Music, which offers audio marketing and digital signage systems. The acquisition gives Moscow-based Muzlab ownership of Market Music’s suite of complementary products, over 8,000 new retail outlets, and technologies.
buyer: Muzlab
Based in Moscow, Muzlab is an audio streaming service for businesses. They create playlists - automatically, independently or using music editors. For example, the service team programs music streams that control customer behavior to help to increase the average bill. "
target: Market Music
Belarus-born Market Music offers audio marketing and digital signage systems. Market Music was initially founded in Minsk, Belarus, in 2012, and currently works in 4 countries: Russia (where it moved headquarters to in 2013), Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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closed 5/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions, acquired BRANDSHARE

synopsis: Advantage Solutions has acquired Brandshare, a leading provider of omnichannel brand experiences through product sampling and digital engagement, from private equity investors Aperion Management, Leeds Novamark Capital and Ocean Avenue Capital Partners.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies. "
target parent: LNC Partners
target: BRANDSHARE
Brandshare creates omnichannel brand experiences to accelerate purchase conversion. Through curated subscription boxes, loyalty programs and e-commerce sampling with digital connectivity, they engage millions of consumers monthly.
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closed 5/11/2022 via Company Press Release

Livingbridge, acquired Imagesound plc

synopsis: ECI Partners announces that it has completed the sale of Imagesound to Livingbridge. Imagesound is a tech-enabled digital media service company with over 65,000 music zones. It operates two brands across a global footprint, operating in 160 countries.
buyer: Livingbridge
Based in London, Livingbridge is a mid-market private equity firm with offices in the UK, the US and Australia, investing in fast growing companies valued up to £300m. The team has backed growing companies for more than 20 years and achieved success with over 160 investments. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: Imagesound plc
Imagesound is a tech-enabled digital media service company with over 65,000 music zones. It operates two brands across a global footprint, operating in 160 countries. Imagesound provides in-store audio and visual solutions to a large number of blue-chip retail and leisure customers.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Votigo, Inc., acquired Promotion Activators

synopsis: Votigo, Inc., a social media marketing & promotions company, has acquired Promotion Activators Management, LLC, a sweepstakes management company. Promotion Activators administers sweepstakes, games and contests for companies of all sizes. They provide services for promotion concept evaluation, official rules development, legal services, and more.
buyer parent: Plank Ventures
buyer: Votigo, Inc.
Votigo is a leading social media marketing & promotions company with a SaaS platform and full-service solutions. Votigo's technology platform allows brands, agencies, and enterprises to acquire, engage, and manage their customers. "
target: Promotion Activators
Promotion Activators is a sweepstakes management company. Promotion Activators administers sweepstakes, games and contests for companies of all sizes. They provide services for promotion concept evaluation, official rules development, legal services, state registrations, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.65
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closed 4/1/2022 via BNC Analysis

Be Group, acquired Synapsy S.r.l.

synopsis: Be, a management consultancy in Italy, has acquired a 51% stake in Synapsy S.r.L., an integrated events and communication agency in Italy. Synapsy organizes events that enables brands and people to interact with each other and create spectacular stories. They provide services for event production, brand design, social media, and more.
buyer: Be Group (BIT:BET:$247.17)
Be Group, listed on the STAR segment of Borsa Italiana, is a management consultancy and transformational digital engagement solutions firm in Italy. The Company provides Business Consulting, Information Technology and Digital Engagement services. "
target: Synapsy S.r.l.
Synapsy is an integrated events and communication agency in Italy. Synapsy organizes events that enables brands and people to interact with each other and create spectacular stories. They provide services for event production, brand design, social media, creative strategy, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.91*
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closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen GmbH, acquired MSM.digital

synopsis: BPE, a German investment company, has acquired a majority stake in MSM.digital, a digital agency in Germany. MSM.digital helps businesses to grow their brands, reach their target audiences, and drive more sales. They offer services for PR, social media, experiential marketing, influencer marketing, content creation, and more.
buyer: BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen GmbH
BPE is a German investment company that specializes in management buy-outs and management buy-ins. BPE is focused on supporting medium-sized businesses. The company aims to help create new medium-sized businesses and turn managers into entrepreneurs. "
target: MSM.digital
MSM.digital is a digital agency in Germany. MSM.digital helps businesses to grow their brands, reach their target audiences, and drive more sales. They offer services for PR, social media, experiential marketing, influencer marketing, content creation, and more.
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announced 3/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Tait, will acquire Thinkwell Group, Inc.

synopsis: TAIT, the global group of creative engineers, fabricators, producers, and technologists for live entertainment environments, will acquire Thinkwell Group, a global strategy, experience design, and production agency specializing in the master planning, design, and production of world-class guest experiences for theme parks, museums and brands.
buyer: Tait
TAIT creates moments that move people. For over 40 years, they've been creating ground-breaking live entertainment experiences by finding and nurturing the best talent and technology in the industry. Their diverse roster of clients include Taylor Swift, Cirque du Soleil, Nike, and NASA. "
target: Thinkwell Group, Inc.
Thinkwell Group is a global experience design and production agency with studios and offices in Los Angeles, Montréal, and Abu Dhabi. For 20 years, the multi-disciplinary team has created compelling experiences for a wide range of clients and brands around the world.
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closed 1/6/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired InStore Audio Network

synopsis: Stingray Group Inc., a leading music, media, and technology company, announced that it has acquired InStore Audio Network, the largest in-store audio advertising network in the United States, reaching 100 million shoppers each week in over 16,000 grocery retailers and pharmacies across the US.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, more than 100 radio stations, 4K UHD television channels, and more. "
target: InStore Audio Network
InStore Audio Network is the largest in-store audio advertising provider in the United States and delivers commercial audio messages to shoppers in over 16,000 grocery, drug, and convenience stores.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/2/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Glimpse Group, will acquire Sector 5 Digital

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a diversified Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") platform company providing enterprise-focused VR and AR software and services solutions, will acquire Sector 5 Digital ("S5D"), a leading immersive technology company. S5D combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$4.18)
The Glimpse Group is a diversified Virtual and Augmented Reality platform company, comprised of multiple VR and AR software & services companies, and designed with the specific purpose of cultivating companies in the emerging VR/AR industry. "
target: Sector 5 Digital
Sector 5 Digital (S5D) is an award-winning, enterprise focused, immersive technology company that combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies for industry leading organizations. It helps companies transform their brands by creating innovative digital content.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Half Dome, acquired Consumedia

synopsis: Half Dome, an independent digital agency in Australia, has acquired Consumedia, a leading media and sales agency in Australia. Consumedia delivers key advertising, media, marketing and activation solutions to help businesses improve their bottom line. They offer services for media planning & buying, brand activation, and brand strategy.
buyer: Half Dome
Half Dome is an independent digital agency in Australia. Half Dome combines marketing and technology to deliver compellingly simple business solutions for their partners. They provide services for digital marketing strategies, paid media, SEO, social media, and more. "
target: Consumedia
Consumedia is a leading media and sales agency in Australia. Consumedia delivers key advertising, media, marketing and activation solutions to help businesses improve their bottom line. They offer services for media planning & buying, brand activation & integration, and brand strategy.
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announced 6/23/2021 via PR Newswire

HH Global, will acquire Adare International

synopsis: HH Global, a global outsourced marketing execution provider, will acquire Adare International from Endless LLP, a private equity firm in the UK. Adare is a British marketing company that helps brands connect with their customers. They provide services for shopper marketing, event management, digital, direct marketing, print management, and more.
buyer: HH Global
Founded in 1991, HH Global is a global outsourced marketing execution provider. They develop innovative solutions that drive down the cost of their clients’ physical marketing procurement and content development, while improving quality, sustainability, and speed to market. "
target parent: Endless LLP
target: Adare International
Adare International is a British marketing company. Adare helps brands connect with their customers, creatively and effectively, in a multi-channel world. They provide services for creative, shopper marketing, event management, digital, direct marketing, print management, and more.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Gozoop, acquired Stratton Communications

synopsis: The Gozoop Group, an independent marketing company in India, has acquired Stratton Communications, a marketing agency in India that specializes in brand building, communications, and digital marketing. Stratton helps businesses to expand by connecting them to the right target group. They offer services for PR, social media, events, and more.
buyer: Gozoop
Gozoop is an independent marketing company in India that offers professional consultation and management services across multiple areas of online marketing. Gozoop specializes in crafting integrated solutions designed to helps brands and businesses win in the new world. "
target: Stratton Communications
Stratton Communications is a marketing agency in India that specializes in brand building, communications, and digital marketing. Stratton helps businesses to expand in various ways by connecting them to the right target group. They offer services for PR, social media, events, and more.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Allied Global Marketing, acquired Honey+Buzz

synopsis: Allied Global Marketing, a full-service integrated marketing agency, has acquired Honey+Buzz, a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, SEO and more.
buyer: Allied Global Marketing
Allied Global Marketing is a full-service integrated marketing agency. Allied creates campaigns that drive conversion for some of the world’s biggest brands in film, TV, sports, gaming, live entertainment, cultural institutions, hospitality, and consumer brands. "
target: Honey+Buzz
Honey+Buzz is a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates remarkable experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, influencer partnerships, SEO and more.
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closed 3/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Frank PR, acquired Frank PR

synopsis: Frank, a creative agency that helps brands lead, drive and own conversations, has completed a management buyout from Enero Group, taking back 100% ownership of the UK PR firm. The deal sees Frank co-founder and chairman Graham Goodkind and MD Alex Grier acquire the remaining 75% held by Enero.
buyer: Frank PR
The management buyout was led by Frank co-founder and chairman Graham Goodkind and MD Alex Grier. "
target parent: Enero Group Limited
target: Frank PR
Frank is a creative agency that helps brands lead, drive and own conversations. They specialize in consumer PR, social media and online PR, events, experiential, content marketing, brand communication, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.16*
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

inurface media LTD, acquired EventsTag and We Are Interact

synopsis: Inurace, an end-to-end digital signage solutions provider that has worked with some of the best-known retail brands, has acquired We Are Interact and EventsTag. We Are Interact brings with it a specially developed software platform and experience of a number of large-scale events. EventsTag specializes in creating event content for brands.
buyer: inurface media LTD
inurface Media, launched in 2012, is an end-to-end digital signage solutions provider who has worked with New Look, Boots and Dr. Martens, among others. inurface media work in close collaboration with some of the world’s biggest brands to capture and retain audience attention. "
target parent: Mercia Asset Management PLC
target: EventsTag and We Are Interact
Based in the UK, EventsTag specializes in creating topical, entertaining and engaging event content for brands and integrating it with social media platforms for maximum reach. We Are Interact are disrupting the attractions industry by building a platform of digital interactions for physical spaces.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Wire Media Limited merged with John Doe,

synopsis: Wire has merged with John Doe, a UK-based creative agency. Wire is a creative marketing and PR agency in the UK. Wire helps their clients to achieve their business goals, improve brand awareness, and drive exceptional engagement. They offer PR, experiential, digital marketing, and design services.
buyer: John Doe
John Doe is a UK-based creative agency. John Doe builds brands recognised for who they are and why they matter. They help brands to communicate their reason for being across channels and across the country. Their services include PR, advertising, digital, content, and experiential. "
target: Wire Media Limited
Wire is a creative marketing and PR agency in the UK. Wire helps their clients to achieve their business goals, improve brand awareness, and drive exceptional engagement. They offer PR, experiential, digital marketing, and design services.
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announced 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

One Experience, will acquire Livestory

synopsis: One Experience, a private venue broker, approved the acquisition of the company Livestory, a communications company with over 20 years of experience that specializes in phygital, or physical and digital, communication.
buyer: One Experience (ENXTPA:MLOEX:$1.06)
One Experience, based in France, is a company that specializes in offering customers private venues where they can hold meetings, business conferences, parties, team building exercises, and the like. Each of the venues that One Experience offers is personalized for its guests. "
target parent: Manifestory
target: Livestory
Livestory, based in France, has spent over 20 years working in communications for all sorts of different clients. Specializing in phygital communications, the Livestory team has spent more than half their lives working with customers, who are treated like family.
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closed 12/15/2020 via Company Press Release

REVELxp, acquired Colonnade Group Inc

synopsis: Teall Capital, a Winston-Salem, NC and Atlanta, GA based private equity firm, announced the formation of REVELxp, a gameday experience company. As part of the launch, Teall acquired Colonnade Group, a Birmingham-based company that engineers exceptional experiences to elevate every fan’s game day. Colonnade will become part of REVELxp.
buyer parent: Teall Capital
buyer: REVELxp
REVELxp works closely with university partners, as well as professional leagues, teams and properties to re-imagine gameday and non-gameday experiences. REVELxp redefines game day experiences and takes care of premium hospitality needs from start to finish. "
target: Colonnade Group Inc
Colonnade Group is a Birmingham-based company that engineers exceptional experiences to elevate every fan’s game day. The company was founded in 1991 by Robbie Robertson to fill a gap in event management expertise by providing comprehensive logistical solutions.
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closed 12/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sid Lee, acquired Denizen

synopsis: Sid Lee, a creative agency based in Canada, has acquired Denizen, a social media creative agency that aims to make the social web a better place for brands and users. Denizen creates social campaign that helps their clients to expand their brand's social presence. Their services include creative development, production, experiential and more.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Sid Lee
Sid Lee is a leading creative agency based in Canada. Sid Lee creates transformative consumer experiences for brands across all contact points. They offer offer commercial creativity services in the fields of branding, digital and social marketing, advertising, experiential, and more. "
target: Denizen
Denizen is a social media creative agency that aims to make the social web a better place for brands and users. Denizen creates social campaign that helps their clients to expand their brand's social presence. Their services include creative development, production, experiential and more.
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closed 11/18/2020 via PR Newswire

A.P. Keaton, acquired PASK Productions

synopsis: A.P. Keaton, an award-winning full-service marketing agency, has acquired PASK Productions, a diversified marketing agency. PASK Productions specializes in planning and managing large and small experiential projects. The agency focuses on brand enhancement utilizing conceptual design, media tactics, event marketing and production management.
buyer: A.P. Keaton
A.P. Keaton is a New York-based full-service boutique marketing agency that works with top brands in a variety of categories, including alcoholic beverages, hospitality, lifestyle, cannabis and more. Their clients include Diageo, Pernod-Ricard, Bacardi, Moet Hennessy, AB InBev, Rolex and many more. "
target: PASK Productions
PASK Productions is a diversified marketing agency. PASK Productions specializes in planning and managing large and small experiential projects. The agency focuses on brand enhancement utilizing conceptual design, media tactics, event marketing and production management.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Muzlab, acquired Market Music

synopsis: Russian music streaming service for business Muzlab has acquired Belarus-born Market Music, which offers audio marketing and digital signage systems. The acquisition gives Moscow-based Muzlab ownership of Market Music’s suite of complementary products, over 8,000 new retail outlets, and technologies.
buyer: Muzlab
Based in Moscow, Muzlab is an audio streaming service for businesses. They create playlists - automatically, independently or using music editors. For example, the service team programs music streams that control customer behavior to help to increase the average bill. "
target: Market Music
Belarus-born Market Music offers audio marketing and digital signage systems. Market Music was initially founded in Minsk, Belarus, in 2012, and currently works in 4 countries: Russia (where it moved headquarters to in 2013), Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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announced 4/21/2021 via Company Press Release

Sberbank, will acquire Muzlab

synopsis: Sber has signed legally binding documents to acquire a 100% interest in Muzlab, a leading player in the B2B audio streaming market. Muzlab has a footprint in 300 cities, towns, and villages of Russia, as well as in four other countries, serving over 1,000 SMEs and big businesses.
buyer: Sberbank (MISX:SBER:$23,544.42)
Sberbank is a state-owned Russian banking and financial services company headquartered in Moscow. The company was known as "Sberbank of Russia" until 2015. Sberbank has operations in several European and post-Soviet countries. "
target: Muzlab
Based in Moscow, Muzlab is an audio streaming service for businesses. They create playlists - automatically, independently or using music editors. For example, the service team programs music streams that control customer behavior to help to increase the average bill.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Muzlab, acquired Market Music

synopsis: Russian music streaming service for business Muzlab has acquired Belarus-born Market Music, which offers audio marketing and digital signage systems. The acquisition gives Moscow-based Muzlab ownership of Market Music’s suite of complementary products, over 8,000 new retail outlets, and technologies.
buyer: Muzlab
Based in Moscow, Muzlab is an audio streaming service for businesses. They create playlists - automatically, independently or using music editors. For example, the service team programs music streams that control customer behavior to help to increase the average bill. "
target: Market Music
Belarus-born Market Music offers audio marketing and digital signage systems. Market Music was initially founded in Minsk, Belarus, in 2012, and currently works in 4 countries: Russia (where it moved headquarters to in 2013), Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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closed 1/14/2022 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Cloud Cover Media, Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM Holdings Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Sirius XM Radio Inc., has acquired Cloud Cover Media, Inc. Cloud Cover Media offers Cloud Cover Music, a music for business service, and employs business management, music programming, licensing, and software development teams.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,040.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S."
target: Cloud Cover Media, Inc.
Cloud Cover Media offers Cloud Cover Music, a music for business service, and employs business management, music programming, licensing, and software development teams.
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announced 4/21/2021 via Company Press Release

Sberbank, will acquire Muzlab

synopsis: Sber has signed legally binding documents to acquire a 100% interest in Muzlab, a leading player in the B2B audio streaming market. Muzlab has a footprint in 300 cities, towns, and villages of Russia, as well as in four other countries, serving over 1,000 SMEs and big businesses.
buyer: Sberbank (MISX:SBER:$23,544.42)
Sberbank is a state-owned Russian banking and financial services company headquartered in Moscow. The company was known as "Sberbank of Russia" until 2015. Sberbank has operations in several European and post-Soviet countries. "
target: Muzlab
Based in Moscow, Muzlab is an audio streaming service for businesses. They create playlists - automatically, independently or using music editors. For example, the service team programs music streams that control customer behavior to help to increase the average bill.
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closed 2/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Loop Media, Inc. merged with Interlink Plus, Inc.,

synopsis: Interlink Plus, Inc., a professional Trade Show Services provider, has completed its merger with Loop Media, Inc., an innovative premium streaming media company based in Burbank, CA that builds products and solutions for both businesses and consumers.
buyer: Interlink Plus, Inc. (OTCPK:ITRK:$0.04)
InterLink Plus is a professional Trade Show Services provider in Las Vegas offering a wide array of affordable trade show services including staffing, marketing, booth design and set up. "
target: Loop Media, Inc. (OTCPK:LPTV:$3.38)
Loop Media, Inc., is an innovative premium streaming media company building products and solutions for both businesses and consumers. Loop Media is based in Burbank, CA.
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closed 10/16/2006 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Loudeye Corp.

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of Loudeye Corp., a global leader of digital music platforms and digital media distribution services. Loudeye common stock is no longer publicly traded and each outstanding share of Loudeye common stock has been converted into the right to receive USD $4.50 in cash.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Loudeye Corp.
Loudeye is a leading provider of services and infrastructure for the delivery of digital media and streaming content. Loudeye offers music samples, online radio, streaming ad insertion, digital media services, metadata, digital rights management (DRM), digital fingerprinting, media restoration.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Muze, Inc., purchased U.S.-Based Operations from Loudeye Corp.

synopsis: Loudeye Corp., a worldwide leader in business-to-business digital media solutions, and Muze, the leading provider of entertainment information services, announced today that Muze has acquired Loudeye's U.S.-based services and operations in an asset purchase transaction for $11.0 million in cash.
buyer parent: Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
buyer: Muze, Inc.
Muze has created the world's most comprehensive collection of electronic meta-data and related databases for music, books, videos and games, as well as customized e-commerce platforms for online and traditional retailers. "
seller: Loudeye Corp.
Loudeye is a leading provider of services and infrastructure for the delivery of digital media and streaming content. Loudeye offers music samples, online radio, streaming ad insertion, digital media services, metadata, digital rights management (DRM), digital fingerprinting, media restoration.
price ($mm)
$11
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closed 4/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Beatport, acquired Pulselocker

synopsis: Beatport, a provider of music downloads for DJs and club music enthusiasts, has acquired Pulselocker, a streaming service tailored to DJs. Pulselocker offers a Spotify-style streaming service licensed for DJ use. Users can search through Pulselocker's cloud-based library from within programs like rekordbox, and tracks can then be stored offline.
buyer parent: LiveStyle, Inc.
buyer: Beatport
Beatport provides electronic dance music downloads for DJs and club music enthusiasts. It allow its users to access the music through downloads in MP3, MP4, and WAV formats on a pay per download basis from a library of independent labels in techno, electro, trance and other dance music genres. "
target: Pulselocker
Pulselocker is a streaming service tailored to DJs. Pulselocker offers a Spotify-style streaming service licensed for DJ use. Users can search through Pulselocker's cloud-based library from within programs like Serato and rekordbox, and tracks can then be stored offline in a user's collection.
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closed 4/17/2009 via BusinessWire

GridNetworks, Inc. merged with Global Media Services, Inc.,

synopsis: Global Media Services, a New York City-based provider of digital media services that enables customers to generate revenue from live and on-demand video streaming applications announced a merger with GridNetworks, Inc., a Seattle-based on demand, HD-quality Internet video delivery and monetization platform.
buyer: Global Media Services, Inc.
Global Media Services, Inc. provides managed media services that enable companies to profit from their online operations by effectively interacting and transacting with their customers. "
target: GridNetworks, Inc.
GridNetworks technology does what no content delivery network or video-platform provider can do: it gets high-value Internet video onto TVs and computers—with no additional hardware—while keeping content owners in control of their brand, content, and revenue model.
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announced 2/16/2006 via BusinessWire

Complete Identity, Inc., will acquire WebTechTV, Inc.

synopsis: Complete Identity, Inc. announced that they have signed a letter of intent to acquire WebTechTV of Fort Lauderdale. WebTechTV President and Owner, Rich Rubin will join the Complete Identity staff and spearhead CI's media-related initiatives.
buyer: Complete Identity, Inc.
Complete Identity (CI) is a professional branding company that offers virtually any service catering to a business' identity. Building strong brands is the cornerstone of Complete Identity and the strategies that we develop and implement are as sophisticated and varied as the clients we serve. "
target: WebTechTV, Inc.
WebTechTV is a media services company that offers media productions services as well as a suite of custom advertising services.
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closed 2/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Splice.com, acquired Indaba Music

synopsis: Splice, the music technology company evolving the way musicians create and collaborate, has acquired Indaba Music, an integrated services platform and social network that enables over 1,100,000 musicians to learn music, meet collaborators, record, license music, get hired, and participate in exciting contests.
buyer: Splice.com
Splice is a music company evolving the way musicians create and collaborate. The platform connects a growing global community of over 1.4 million musicians to world class music production tools, creative assets and each other. "
target: Indaba Music
Indaba Music is an integrated services platform and social network that enables over 1,100,000 musicians to learn music, meet collaborators, record, license music, get hired, and participate in exciting contests.
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closed 7/28/2009 via PR Newswire

Alcatel-Lucent, acquired Velocix

synopsis: Alcatel-Lucent announced that it has acquired Velocix, a leading global provider of Content Delivery Network (CDN) infrastructure and services to Internet and broadband service providers and media and entertainment companies.
buyer: Alcatel-Lucent (ALU:$15,240.28)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. "
target: Velocix
Velocix is a UK headquartered Content Delivery Network (CDN) solutions and services provider to the media, entertainment, software and telco industries. The Velocix global network provides an Internet fast lane for digital assets such as video, music, software and games.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Jaden Social, acquired Radio Today

synopsis: Jaden Social, a digital marketing agency based out of Australia, has acquired a majority stake in Radio Today, Australasia's leading radio industry website, which features breaking news, moves, job vacancies, airplay data for music and advertisements, and original content from the industry's most experienced and respected names.
buyer: Jaden Social
Jaden Social is no traditional marketing agency. They are a social-first digital shop, collaborating with music, entertainment and lifestyle brands. They use social media to build, grow and nurture audiences by storytelling across platforms and real-world. "
target: Radio Today
Radio Today is Australasia's leading radio industry website (based on audited traffic figures), and features breaking news, moves, job vacancies, airplay data for music and advertisements, and original content from the industry's most experienced and respected names.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2014 via Company Press Release

Radioinfo, acquired Asia Radio Today

synopsis: Radioinfo has acquired Asia Radio Today, Asia’s foremost radio industry website. Asia Radio Today was set up to bring the latest corporate, programming, marketing and technology news to a wider audience of radio professionals throughout the region.
buyer: Radioinfo
Radioinfo is a site for broadcast professionals. It features the latest Australian and international Radio industry news and comments on FTA and online broadcasting, as well as an employment section for jobs in radio. "
target: Asia Radio Today
Asia Radio Today is the online and mobile publication for the radio industry in Asia Pacific. It was set up to bring the latest corporate, programming, marketing and technology news to a wider audience of radio professionals throughout the region.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/23/2020 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, Inc., acquired BrightTALK

synopsis: TechTarget, Inc., the global leader in B2B technology purchase intent data today announced the closing of the previously announced acquisition of BrightTALK Limited, a private company incorporated in England.
buyer: TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget is the global leader in purchase marketing and sales services that deliver business impact for enterprise technology companies. By creating high-quality editorial content across more than 140 highly targeted technology-specific websites, they attract communities of technology buyers. "
target: BrightTALK
BrightTALK brings professionals and businesses together to learn and grow. Thousands of thought leaders are actively sharing their insights, their ideas and their most up-to-date knowledge. BrightTALK is where professionals find videos and webinars that help them make better business decisions.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
15.0x
closed 1/21/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Ustream.TV

synopsis: IBM, an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, announced it has acquired Ustream, Inc., a provider of cloud-based live video streaming services. Ustream provides cloud-based video streaming to enterprises and broadcasters for everything from corporate keynotes to live music concerts.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$74,461.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: Ustream.TV
Ustream.TV is the live interactive video broadcast platform that enables anyone with a camera and an Internet connection to quickly and easily broadcast to a global audience of unlimited size.
price ($mm)
$130
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2011 via Company Press Release

Tata Communications, acquired BitGravity, Inc.

synopsis: Tata Communications completed its acquisition of BitGravity, the San Francisco-based content delivery network.
buyer parent: Tata Group
buyer: Tata Communications (50048:$0.00)
Tata Communications is a leading global provider of a new world of communications. "
target: BitGravity, Inc.
BitGravity is the world’s first and only distributed origin delivery network designed to balance the demands of both storage and delivery requirements. BitGravity was one of the first companies to deliver HD video over the Internet and standards-based HD live streaming.
price ($mm)
$5.82*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Carlyle Group, acquired LiveU Ltd

synopsis: LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, announced that global investment firm Carlyle has acquired the company from Francisco Partners, a global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
Carlyle is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors and portfolio companies. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: LiveU Ltd
LiveU is the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions. Founded in 2006, LiveU is the pioneer of a bonded cellular technology-based live video transmission platform, offered to major live broadcast news networks and sports content owners globally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

BoxCast, acquired Sunday Streams LLC

synopsis: BoxCast, a provider of live video streaming solutions for organizations, has acquired Sunday Streams, a church streaming solution that offers a high-quality live video experience and support at affordable prices. The acquisition allows BoxCast to continue to make people part of the streaming experience and expand into the worship streaming market.
buyer: BoxCast
BoxCast is an easy, flexible live streaming platform that empowers thousands of organizations around the world to engage and grow their communities through high-quality video. "
target: Sunday Streams LLC
Sunday Streams is a streaming solution for faith-based organizations that offers a high-quality live video experience and excellent support at affordable prices. Sunday Streams offers internet streaming of worship services, on-demand archives, chat, and iOS and mobile device features.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/18/2017 via Company Press Release

EarthCam, Inc., acquired siteisight

synopsis: EarthCam, the global leader in construction camera technology and services, acquired siteisight, a construction webcam company based in Sterling, VA. Customers can monitor construction progress, archive images and manage work by accessing cameras online.
buyer: EarthCam, Inc.
EarthCam is the global leader in providing webcam content, technology and services. Founded in 1996, EarthCam provides live streaming video, time-lapse construction cameras and photography documentation for corporate and government clients in major cities around the world. "
target: siteisight
Siteisight is a construction webcam company based in Sterling, VA. Customers can monitor construction progress, archive images and manage work by accessing cameras online.
price ($mm)
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Hopscotch Global PR Group
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$164.53
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Cityneon Holdings Limited
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$74.08
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Creative Realities, LLC
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Internet Media Services S.A.
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Omnicom Group Inc.
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Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
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EBIT ($mm)
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Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$2,750.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$196.43
EBIT ($mm)
$170.64
Net Income ($mm)
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Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
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2020
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$1,790.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$296.61
EBIT ($mm)
$224.47
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Employees
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Ticker: AIM:SAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M&C Saatchi plc
M&C Saatchi plc
M&C Saatchi plc is a global marketing services business working across a wide variety of industry sectors with a strategy focused on winning new business and starting new businesses.
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$438.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.94
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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2483
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IVE Group
IVE Group
IVE Group Ltd is an ASX listed vertically integrated marketing and print communications provider. IVE enables its customers to communicate more effectively with their customers by creating, managing, producing and distributing content across multiple channels.
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$395.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.66
EBIT ($mm)
$17.68
Net Income ($mm)
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1100
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Loop Media, Inc.
Loop Media, Inc.
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EBIT ($mm)
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Radioio, Inc.
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$1.64
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Wizzard Software Corporation
FAB Universal Corporation is a leader in global digital media distribution, serving customers worldwide through Digital Media Services, Retail Media Sales and Wholesale Media Distribution
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$6.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.81)
Net Income ($mm)
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