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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Médiaperformances, acquired Fidme

synopsis: Médiaperformances, a shopper marketing group in France, has acquired Fidme, a French shopping app that allows users to keep all of their loyalty cards, receipts, rewards, and coupons in one place. Fidme helps users to discover the best deals and coupons and provides them with access to exclusive offers from their favorite brands and stores.
buyer: Médiaperformances
Médiaperformances is a shopper marketing group in France. Médiaperformances has helped over 3,400 supermarkets create effective marketing campaigns and improve their customer journeys. They offer advertising solutions for before, during and after customer purchases. "
target: Fidme
Fidme is a French shopping app that allows users to keep all of their loyalty cards, receipts, rewards, and coupons in one place. Fidme helps users to discover the best deals and coupons and provides them with access to exclusive offers from their favorite brands, stores and local shops.
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closed 1/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Crowd Analyzer, acquired Task Spotting

synopsis: Crowd Analyzer, the first Arabic social media monitoring platform, has acquired Task Spotting, a micro-influencer marketing platform in Dubai that helps brands activate the power of word of mouth through consumer created content. Their mobile app allows users to earn rewards by completing missions such as answering questions and sharing reviews.
buyer: Crowd Analyzer
Crowd Analyzer is the first Arabic social media monitoring platform. Crowd Analyzer allows companies to monitor people's feelings about their brands expressed on social media through sentiment analysis. They enable companies to improve customer insights or understand why a campaign may have failed. "
target: Task Spotting
Task Spotting is a micro-influencer marketing platform in Dubai. Task Spotting helps brands activate the power of word of mouth through consumer created content. Their mobile app allows users to earn rewards by completing missions such as answering questions, checking out prices and sharing reviews.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wesfarmers Limited, acquired Unlockd

synopsis: Wesfarmers has acquired the assets of Unlockd. Founded in 2014, Unlockd developed an app that offered consumers discounts on their phone bills by watching advertisements when they unlock their phone screen.
buyer: Wesfarmers Limited (ASX:WES:$46,384.52)
Wesfarmers Limited's diverse business operations cover: supermarkets, liquor, hotels and convenience stores; home improvement; office supplies; department stores; and an industrials division with businesses in chemicals, energy and fertilisers, industrial and safety products and coal. "
target: Unlockd
Unlockd's revolutionary white label mobile platform is revolutionising the attention economy. In exchange for viewing targeted ads, content or offers upon unlocking their smartphone, users amass points to redeem on items like mobile credit or data, premium entertainment content or loyalty points.
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closed 9/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Snipp Interactive Inc., acquired Ziploop

synopsis: Snipp Interactive Inc., a global provider of digital marketing promotions, rebates and loyalty solutions, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Ziploop, Inc., a company that develops a mobile shopping application that stores and organizes receipts, rewards, and promotions for consumers.
buyer: Snipp Interactive Inc. (TSXV:SPN:$13.44)
Snipp Interactive Inc. builds cross-device shopper marketing solutions for brands to engage and interact with their customers. They provide a full spectrum of services including campaign conceptualization, rules and legal, design, execution, rewards provisioning and fulfillment. "
target: Ziploop
Ziploop, Inc. develops a mobile shopping application that stores and organizes receipts, rewards, and promotions for consumers. The company’s application works on various devices, including phones, tablets, and computers. Ziploop was founded in 2013 and is based in Orinda, California.
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closed 2/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Shop.co, acquired Zen Shopping

synopsis: German startup Shop.co announced the acquisition of Zen Shopping. Zen Shopping developed a mobile app to simplify shopping and identify savings on online purchases. The app gained traction in the United States and has accumulated a passionate following. Shop.co continues to expand on the promise of giving shoppers one cart across the entire web.
buyer: Shop.co
Shop.co was founded in 2014 in Germany. Shop.co uses Artificial Intelligence and advanced algorithms to give users a smart browser extension that provides one universal cart (that works on every shop in the US) to checkout everywhere, without registration or login, with just one click. "
target: Zen Shopping
Zen Shopping developed a mobile app to simplify shopping and identify savings on online purchases. The app gained traction in the United States and has accumulated a passionate following. Zen Shopping launched in 2014 and tapped into demand among consumers who wanted to shop quickly across shops.
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closed 2/8/2016 via BusinessWire

Perk.com, acquired Viggle Inc.

synopsis: Perk.com Inc., a leading cloud-based mobile rewards platform provider, announced it has completed an asset purchase of Viggle Inc. Viggle App is an advertising platform that works on mobile phones and tablets allowing users to earn rewards by watching TV and listening to music.
buyer: Perk.com (TSX:PER:$70.48)
Perk, a leading mobile rewards platform, brings together the interests of consumers, advertisers, and publishers by offering users rewards such as Perk Points which is a digital reward system. Perk Points can be redeemed for gift cards, cash, or loaded on to a re-loadable branded debit card. "
target: Viggle Inc. (VGGL:$24.10)
Viggle is an entertainment marketing and rewards platform as well as a fantasy sports provider that rewards its members for watching TV shows, discovering new music and playing interactive games.
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closed 7/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wish, acquired Locket, Inc.

synopsis: Wish, a mobile commerce app, has bought Locket, a startup that provides a platform bringing personalized content to smartphone lock screens.
buyer: Wish
Wish brings together top technical talent from Google, Facebook, and Yahoo! Wish, www.wish.com, improves online merchandise discovery by helping users find the products they love, share these products with friends, score great prices, and unlock exclusive rewards. "
target: Locket, Inc.
Locket changes the use of lock screens. Selected as one of the "Best Apps of 2014" by Google, Locket is the premier app for lock screens and has been profiled by Bloomberg, TechCrunch, VentureBeat and Engadget.
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announced 1/29/2015 via Market Wire

Slyce, will acquire SnipSnap

synopsis: Slyce announced the acquisition of leading mobile couponing company, SnipSnap. The SnipSnap app, available for iOS and Android, allows a user a way to take a photograph of a retail coupon and instantly transform it into a digital, mobile format, which can be easily searched, retrieved, and shared with other SnipSnap users on their smartphones.
buyer: Slyce (SLC:$0.83)
Slyce is a visual search technology company based in Toronto, Ontario and is engaged in the business of providing advanced visual search software that allows consumers to purchase products at the moment they discover them - in the real world and online. "
target: SnipSnap
SnipSnap is the first mobile coupon app to allow users to scan and redeem any printed coupon on their smartphone. Since launching at Techcrunch Disrupt in 2012, the app has grown to 4 million users on iOS and Android, who have saved more than 100 million coupons and $200 million.
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closed 10/1/2014 via Market Wire

Mobile Lads Corp., acquired CouBox

synopsis: Mobile Lads Corp. announces its acquisition of the "CouBox" mobile software platform assets, which features a comprehensive coupon and incentive-driven content management system that delivers consumer-centric incentives via a mobile application and website.
buyer: Mobile Lads Corp. (MOBO:$0.00)
Mobile Lads Corp. designs and delivers secure wide-area wireless transaction software solutions for the consumer finance and payment processing industry sectors. Mobile Lads provides solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information and data on multiple network standards. "
target: CouBox
CouBox is a mobile software platform which features a comprehensive coupon and incentive-driven content management system that delivers consumer-centric incentives via a mobile application and website. CouBox is a smart way for consumers to search for everyday items on sale.
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closed 7/15/2014 via Market Wire

Qliktag Software Inc., acquired Nutrifacts

synopsis: Qliktag Software Inc., an Orange County-based innovator of mobile software solutions, acquired Data Aggregator Software and related technology assets from epcSolutions, Inc., including Nutrifacts, a mobile app for scanning groceries and product barcodes to receive color-coded information on nutrition facts and coupons at the point of sale.
buyer: Qliktag Software Inc.
Qliktag Software Inc. is an innovator of mobile software solutions that bridge the gap between brands and buyers -- fostering stronger relationships and more personalized connections between the two. It is headquartered in Newport Beach, California. "
target parent: epcSolutions, Inc.
target: Nutrifacts
Nutrifacts is a mobile app for scanning groceries and product barcodes to receive color-coded information on nutrition facts and coupons at the point of sale straight to a smartphone.
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closed 1/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Coupons.com Incorporated, acquired Yub, Inc.

synopsis: Coupons.com Incorporated, a leader in digital coupons, including digital printable, digital paperless and mobile promotions, announced it has acquired Yub, Inc. Yub allows consumers to link digital offers and promotions to payment cards for instant savings when they use the cards for in-store purchases.
buyer: Coupons.com Incorporated (QUOT:$424.68)
Coupons.com Inc. is the recognized leader in digital coupons, including online printable, save to loyalty card and mobile promotions. For consumers, the company’s products include Coupons.com, as well as Grocery iQ and Coupons.com mobile applications. "
target parent: Buy.com
target: Yub, Inc.
Yub, Inc. operates as an online mall for shopping. The company offers a meeting place for members to interact with friends, and discuss trends and product passions; and provides a 3-D virtual mall to browse and shop among various online retailers.
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closed 7/20/2013 via Company Press Release

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Endorse

synopsis: Mobile coupon startup Endorse has been acquired by Dropbox. Endorse enables consumer product companies to market at the individual shopper level and shoppers to earn rewards for staying loyal to their favorite brands. Endorse closes the online-to-offline purchase loop and ties an online brand to proven retail sales in the real world.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Endorse
Endorse enables consumer product companies to market at the individual shopper level and shoppers to earn rewards for staying loyal to their favorite brands. Endorse closes the online-to-offline purchase loop and ties an online brand to proven retail sales in the real world.
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closed 5/2/2013 via PR Web

Edtuit, Inc., acquired GreenStack

synopsis: Edtuit, Inc., a player in the field of online discovery of membership deals, announced the acquisition of GreenStack, Inc., another company in the mobile membership deal discovery market. GreenStack offers a mobile app to consolidate membership benefits with retailer discounts, loyalty programs, & cash back programs to maximize consumers’ savings.
buyer: Edtuit, Inc.
Edtuit is a San Francisco, California based company that helps consumers discover their membership savings, while enabling membership organizations to manage their membership programs and maximize customer retention. Edtuit is a privately-held company. "
target parent: Spartina Ventures, LLC
target: GreenStack
GreenStack, founded in early 2012 by serial entrepreneur David Hehman (CEO), develops mobile apps designed to make saving money fun and easy. Its initial product, named greenstack, is a free iPhone app that provides location-based discount redemption while dining in the San Francisco region.
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closed 9/6/2012 via PR Newswire

Gannett Co., Inc., acquired Key Ring

synopsis: Gannett Co., Inc. announced that it has acquired Mobestream Media, maker of the Key Ring consumer rewards mobile platform available on all major smartphones. More than five million users have downloaded the free Key Ring app to scan and store existing loyalty cards, join new rewards programs and get mobile coupons and other promotional offers.
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$2,791.61)
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. "
target: Key Ring
Mobestream Media is the maker of Key Ring, a smartphone application. Key Ring has millions of consumers that use the app to scan and store existing loyalty cards, join new programs and receive mobile coupons via their smartphones.
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closed 4/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Tagtile

synopsis: Facebook has bought TagTile, a mobile-based customer loyalty, management startup, for an undisclosed sum. Tagtile helps local businesses identify, engage and increase repeat purchases from customers through a frictionless loyalty and direct marketing solution. The product consists of the Tagtile Cube that merchants place at their cash counter.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$73,357.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Tagtile
Tagtile helps local businesses identify, engage and increase repeat purchases from customers through a frictionless loyalty and direct marketing solution. The Tagtile product consists of a custom hardware device, the Tagtile Cube, that merchants place at their cash counter.
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closed 2/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Viggle, acquired Loyalize, Inc.

synopsis: ViggleSM, a loyalty program for television created by Function(x) Inc.™, announced its acquisition of the assets and business of LoyalizeSM, a technology company that enables brands and content providers to engage with nationwide audiences during live TV shows.
buyer parent: Function(x) Inc.
buyer: Viggle (VGGL:$24.10)
Viggle is a loyalty program for television owned by Function(x) Inc that gives people real rewards for checking into the television shows they’re watching. "
target: Loyalize, Inc.
Loyalize is an audience participation company that provides white-label services for brands and content providers to engage nationwide audiences during live TV shows, sporting events, and political debates.
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closed 1/19/2012 via BusinessWire

Constant Contact, Inc., acquired CardStar Inc.

synopsis: Constant Contact®, Inc. has acquired privately owned CardStar Inc., the leading loyalty platform that helps shoppers stay connected to their favorite merchants. With over two million users, Boston-based CardStar is a leading developer of mobile applications that extend the use of loyalty cards and mobile coupons among consumers.
buyer: Constant Contact, Inc. (CTCT:$353.50)
More than 450,000 small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and member associations worldwide rely on Constant Contact as their engagement hub for starting and driving ongoing customer dialogs through email marketing, social media marketing, event marketing, and online surveys. "
target: CardStar Inc.
CardStar Inc. is a Boston-based, privately held software company developing mobile applications that perpetuate the use of loyalty cards and mobile coupons. The CardStar application consolidates membership and rewards cards on smartphones.
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closed 12/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Plum District, acquired Chatterfly, Inc.

synopsis: Plum District, the leading local commerce platform for moms, by moms, has acquired Chatterfly, the leading mobile platform in digital loyalty and neighborhood rewards. These new technologies and tools will empower Plum District mom consultants to provide solutions for local merchants to reward and retain high-value customers.
buyer: Plum District
Plum District is the leading local commerce destination - for moms, by moms. Plum District is a community of moms sharing offers from local and national merchants for other moms to enjoy. Plum District puts Mom first by connecting her with products and inspirations that make her life easier. "
target: Chatterfly, Inc.
Chatterfly is the leading mobile platform in digital loyalty and neighborhood rewards. Consumer users are rewarded for supporting their local shops and local businesses can increase overall business by joining a neighborhood rewards program.
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closed 4/11/2011 via BNC Analysis

nSphere, acquired Peekaboo Mobile, Inc.

synopsis: nSphere, a company that aggregates online content, announced the acquisition of mobile location-based deals companyPeekaboo Mobile. nSphere plans on leveraging Peekaboo Mobile’s application to provide local search information to its users.
buyer: nSphere
DirectoryM re-launched in July 2010 as nSphere representing the company's expanded mission: combining media brands, data sources and local experts to satisfy the local online information needs of the average user and help organize their life locally. "
target: Peekaboo Mobile, Inc.
Peekaboo Mobile, Inc., a mobile technology company, develops software solutions to connect consumers to location-targeted deals from local retail, restaurant, and service businesses.
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closed 11/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

RetailMeNot, acquired ZenDeals.com

synopsis: RetailMeNot, the world's leading marketplace dedicated to online coupons and deals, has acquired ZenDeals, an early stage technology company with a patent pending proprietary digital coupon verification technology.
buyer: RetailMeNot (SALE:$280.42)
RetailMeNot, Inc. is the world's leading marketplace dedicated to online coupons and deals. The company's websites enable consumers across the globe seeking to save money to find hundreds of thousands of offers from retailers. "
target: ZenDeals.com
ZenDeals brings users 100% verified and validated coupons. They find all the best coupons on the web, and test them on the actual merchant site to make sure they work.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Médiaperformances, acquired Fidme

synopsis: Médiaperformances, a shopper marketing group in France, has acquired Fidme, a French shopping app that allows users to keep all of their loyalty cards, receipts, rewards, and coupons in one place. Fidme helps users to discover the best deals and coupons and provides them with access to exclusive offers from their favorite brands and stores.
buyer: Médiaperformances
Médiaperformances is a shopper marketing group in France. Médiaperformances has helped over 3,400 supermarkets create effective marketing campaigns and improve their customer journeys. They offer advertising solutions for before, during and after customer purchases. "
target: Fidme
Fidme is a French shopping app that allows users to keep all of their loyalty cards, receipts, rewards, and coupons in one place. Fidme helps users to discover the best deals and coupons and provides them with access to exclusive offers from their favorite brands, stores and local shops.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Médiaperformances, acquired Fidme

synopsis: Médiaperformances, a shopper marketing group in France, has acquired Fidme, a French shopping app that allows users to keep all of their loyalty cards, receipts, rewards, and coupons in one place. Fidme helps users to discover the best deals and coupons and provides them with access to exclusive offers from their favorite brands and stores.
buyer: Médiaperformances
Médiaperformances is a shopper marketing group in France. Médiaperformances has helped over 3,400 supermarkets create effective marketing campaigns and improve their customer journeys. They offer advertising solutions for before, during and after customer purchases. "
target: Fidme
Fidme is a French shopping app that allows users to keep all of their loyalty cards, receipts, rewards, and coupons in one place. Fidme helps users to discover the best deals and coupons and provides them with access to exclusive offers from their favorite brands, stores and local shops.
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closed 5/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

POP Radio, LP, acquired In-Store Broadcasting Network, LLC

synopsis: POP Radio, LP acquired In-Store Broadcasting Network, LLC., the largest advertiser-supported in-store audio network in the U.S., broadcasting to over 33,000 grocery, drug and mass merchandiser stores. Gladstone Capital Corporation and Alta Communications along with others provided debt financing of $12 mil. to POP Radio to support the transaction.
buyer: POP Radio, LP
POP Radio delivers in-store audio advertising to food, drug, mass merch and convenience stores in the U.S. Advertising is delivered via satellite and reaches consumers in a captive media environment at the point-of-purchase. "
target: In-Store Broadcasting Network, LLC
InStore Broadcasting Network (IBN) connects with shoppers in some of the nation’s largest grocery and drug chains. IBN’s music and advertising can be heard in more than 13,500 stores nationwide.
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closed 10/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Velocity, A Managed Services Company, acquired Impax Media, Inc.

synopsis: Velocity, A Managed Services Company has acquired Montreal-based Impax Media, Inc., a grocery store advertising network. The purchase expands Velocity's media solutions portfolio within the retail sector to provide its customers with a comprehensive suite of managed services to run a digital signage network and advertising solutions.
buyer: Velocity, A Managed Services Company
Velocity delivers a streamlined, single-source approach to managed services for clients in the retail, hospitality, and motion picture industries. Velocity offers highly customized, customer-focused solutions by integrating the latest technologies available into all of its product offerings. "
target: Impax Media, Inc.
Montreal-based Impax Media is a leading provider of in-store digital signage advertising to shoppers at the checkout aisles within grocery stores in Canada and the New York City area. Impax Media programming includes grocer messaging, in-store sales, entertainment, and advertising.
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CBS Corporation, acquired SignStorey, Inc.

synopsis: CBS Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SignStorey, Inc., a leader in the distribution of video programming and advertising content to retail stores. SignStorey will be renamed “CBS Outernet” upon closing of the deal and is expected in the fourth quarter of 2007, pending regulatory review.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$15,295.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry. "
target: SignStorey, Inc.
SignStorey is a provider of in-store digital media networks to the grocery industry, providing the hardware, installation and programming.SignStorey provides grocery retailers and advertisers with a new way to market products to individual shoppers who are difficult to reach with traditional media.
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closed 9/26/2012 via PR Newswire

Interlex Communications Inc., acquired SenaReider

synopsis: Interlex Communications formalized the acquisition of SenaReider, a full-service advertising agency based in Monterey, California. SenaReider specializes in branding and marketing within the food and beverage as well as fitness and recreation categories.
buyer: Interlex Communications Inc.
Interlex is a leading full-service integrated marketing communications firm. Based in San Antonio, Texas it also has offices in New York and Washington, DC. It is ranked on the Inc. 500 and among the Top U.S. Agency Brands according to Ad Age Magazine. "
target: SenaReider
SenaReider is a full-service advertising agency with extensive experience in new product development, packaged foods, fresh food and beverage marketing. SenaReider specializes in branding and marketing within the food and beverage as well as fitness and recreation categories.
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closed 8/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Impact Group, acquired Performance Sales and Marketing

synopsis: Impact Group, a leading sales and marketing agency for companies in the consumer packaged goods industry, announced that it acquired Performance Sales and Marketing, a sales and marketing agency based in San Antonio, TX.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Group
Founded in 1994, Impact Group is a leading sales and marketing agency, providing sales, merchandising and category analytical support to companies in the consumer packaged goods industry. Impact Group represents over 14,000 products. "
target: Performance Sales and Marketing
Performance Sales and Marketing is a sales and marketing agency based in San Antonio, TX. Performance is regarded as a leader and trusted adviser in grocery marketing by delivering consistent value to manufacturers and customers.
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closed 6/24/2013 via PR Newswire

Visual Graphic Systems, Inc., acquired Posterloid Corporation

synopsis: Visual Graphic Systems, Inc. (VGS), a leading national signage and visual display products manufacturer, has acquired Posterloid's business. Posterloid is a leading producer of menu boards and display products for quick serve restaurants, financial services and hospitality locations.
buyer: Visual Graphic Systems, Inc.
Visual Graphics Systems, Inc. (VGS), headquartered in Carlstadt, NJ, is recognized as a leading innovator in the design and production of visual communication and marketing systems. "
target: Posterloid Corporation
Posterloid is a leading producer of menu boards and display products for quick serve restaurants, financial services and hospitality locations.
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closed 6/12/2018 via GlobeNewswire

SICOM Systems, Inc., acquired NEXTEP SYSTEMS

synopsis: SICOM, a provider of end-to-end technologies and services for the quick service and fast casual restaurants, has announced the acquisition of NEXTEP SYSTEMS, a provider of self-ordering point of sale solutions, digital signage and restaurant management software for managed food service, quick service and fast casual restaurants.
buyer: SICOM Systems, Inc.
SICOM Systems, Inc. is a provider of end-to-end technologies and services for the quick service and fast casual restaurants. The company offers front-of-house solutions, back-of-house solutions and above restaurant solutions that help major restaurant chains streamline their operations. "
target: NEXTEP SYSTEMS
NEXTEP SYSTEMS is a provider of self-ordering point of sale solutions, digital signage and restaurant management software for managed food service, quick service and fast casual restaurants.
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closed 1/11/2017 via PR Web

KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc., acquired Performance Marketing Inc

synopsis: KeyImpact Sales & Systems, a foodservice sales & marketing firm, announced that it has acquired Performance Marketing. With over 30 years of foodservice experience, Performance Marketing provides marketing services in the Mississippi market. With the expansion, KeyImpact continues to provide value and serves as an asset to the foodservice industry.
buyer: KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc.
Founded in 2002, KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc. is the leading foodservice sales agency with a proven track record of delivering results with speed to market for its business partners. They provide a full range of products, including food, packaging and supplies. "
target: Performance Marketing Inc
With over 30 years of foodservice experience, Performance Marketing provides marketing services in the Mississippi market. Performance Marketing, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Pearl, Mississippi.
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closed 5/30/2012 via BusinessWire

DigiCast Networks, purchased Cafe Digital Signage Network from RMG Networks, Inc.

synopsis: DigiCast Networks, a division of Brite Media Group, announced the acquisition of RMG’s café digital signage network. DigiCast will transition the network into their existing digital Café Network and in total will now have over 650 café locations and 2,300 total locations nationwide.
buyer parent: Brite Media Group
buyer: DigiCast Networks
DigiCast Networks is a digital media company specializing in out-of-home video and audio advertising solutions. In addition to the digital Café Network, their network consists of audio advertising at gas stations (Gas Station Radio) and banner ads in restaurants wrapped around live TV. "
seller parent: Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers
seller: RMG Networks, Inc. (RMGN:$37.04)
RMG Networks is the leading media and technology company serving the fast-growth Digital Place-Based Media industry. The company controls advertising supported networks delivering more than 30 million highly desirable and elusive viewers each month.
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closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jody Trietch, acquired Taste the Local Difference

synopsis: Local entrepreneur Jody Trietch has purchased local food marketing agency Taste the Local Difference from venture capital firm Boomerang Catapult. Taste the Local Difference is Michigan’s local food marketing agency. They connect consumers to local farms, food producers, restaurants, community farmers markets, retailers and more.
buyer: Jody Trietch
Jody Trietch is chief financial officer of Boomerang Catapult, president of Impact 100 Traverse City and treasurer of Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan. She has in the past served as CFO for local governments in Michigan. "
target parent: Boomerang Catapult, LLC
target: Taste the Local Difference
Taste the Local Difference is Michigan’s local food marketing agency. They connect consumers to local farms, food producers, restaurants, community farmers markets, retailers and more.
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Hopscotch Global PR Group, will acquire Sopexa

synopsis: Hopscotch, a Paris-based communication consulting group, will acquire a 66% stake in Sopexa, an international communication and marketing agency that specializes in Food, Drink and Lifestyle. Sopexa provides strategic consulting, marketing strategies and activities that help brands and products succeed in their businesses.
buyer: Hopscotch Global PR Group (ENXTPA:HOP:$164.53)
Hopscotch is a Paris-based communication consulting group that creates sustainable relationships between audiences and brands. Hopscotch specializes in PR, event marketing, and digital marketing. Hopscotch helps brands manage their reputation, engage their audiences, and generate more sales. "
target: Sopexa
Sopexa is an international communication and marketing agency that specializes in Food, Drink and Lifestyle. Sopexa provides strategic consulting, marketing strategies and activities that help brands and products succeed in their businesses.
price ($mm)
$8.84*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

reach4entertainment enterprises plc, will acquire SoldOut Avertising

synopsis: reach4entertainment enterprises plc, a leading integrated live entertainment communications group, will be acquiring SoldOut Advertising, an independent full service advertising agency specializing in arts and entertainment. Its services include campaign development, media planning and buying, events, partnerships, and digital media production.
buyer: reach4entertainment enterprises plc (AIM:R4E:$97.64)
reach4entertainment enterprises plc, is a leading integrated live entertainment communications group comprising of branding, design and advertising companies that deliver a breadth of market leading services to the theatrical, film, sport and entertainment sectors. "
target: SoldOut Avertising
Based in the UK, SoldOut Advertising is an independent full service advertising agency, specializing in arts and entertainment for over 25 years. Its services include campaign development, media planning and buying, events, partnerships, and digital media production.
price ($mm)
$5.49
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
5.9x
closed 8/22/2018 via PR Newswire

PACO Collective, acquired Noble Food, LLC

synopsis: PACO Collective, an award-winning cross-cultural marketing agency, has acquired Noble Food, a leading independent food-marketing agency. Noble Food intertwines marketing savvy, creative firepower and culinary expertise to help their clients deliver the right message to their customers.
buyer: PACO Collective
PACO Collective is an award-winning cross-cultural marketing agency. PACO is committed to working with brands that want to embrace the changing dynamics of American life and are invested in creating meaningful connections with consumers through cultural messaging and insight. "
target: Noble Food, LLC
Noble Food is a food-focused, full-service marketing agency that understands people’s relationship with food. Noble Food intertwines marketing savvy, creative firepower and culinary expertise to help their clients deliver the right message to their customers.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sprizzi drink-co., Inc., acquired The Big Beverage Company

synopsis: Sprizzi Drink-Co., a manufacturer of beverage dispensers, has acquired The Big Beverage Company, a company that provides marketing consulting services to the beverage industry. The Big Beverage Company's marketing services include branding, print marketing, internet advertising, social media, sampling, public relations, and more.
buyer: Sprizzi drink-co., Inc.
Sprizzi Drink-Co. is a manufacturer of beverage dispensers. Their Sprizzi Drink Machine can prepare and deliver a carbonated or non-carbonated drink in seconds. They offer over 60 flavor bullets that let consumers create a variety of drinks, such as colas, root beers, flavored ice teas, and more. "
target: The Big Beverage Company
The Big Beverage Company provides marketing consulting services to the beverage industry. The company has over 50 years of experience and has helped brands get into major retailers. Their marketing services include branding, print marketing, internet advertising, social media, sampling, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Gatesman, acquired Noble Communications

synopsis: Gatesman, one of the fastest-growing, mid-size, privately owned agencies in the U.S., has acquired Noble Communications, an award-winning, 49-year-old marketing communications firm in the Midwest. Since 1969, they have been committed to culinary thought leadership and cutting edge food marketing.
buyer: Gatesman
Gatesman is one of the fastest-growing, mid-size, privately owned agencies in the U.S. It is a fully integrated, independent marketing communications agency specializing in strategy/branding, advertising, digital, public relations, social media, media planning and buying, and insights/analytics. "
target: Noble Communications
Noble Communications is an award-winning, 49-year-old marketing communications firm in the Midwest. Since 1969, they have been committed to culinary thought leadership and cutting edge food marketing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2017 via PR Newswire

L.C. Williams & Associates, acquired JSH&A

synopsis: L.C. Williams & Associates (LCWA) has acquired the business of JSH&A, an Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., public relations firm. JSH&A brings food and beverage expertise and a long history of work with major brands and household names. It will complement LCWA's roster of clients in the home and housewares, healthcare, and business-to-business sectors.
buyer: L.C. Williams & Associates
Providing full-service public relations and communications services, LCWA is one of the top 10 independent firms in Chicago. The company is ranked in the top three agencies specializing in home products and in the top 45 agencies working in healthcare and in professional services. "
target: JSH&A
JSH&A was founded in 1989, and became known for its strong marketing expertise, especially for food and beverage clients. Teams at JSH&A have helped leading consumer packaged goods brands drive consumer awareness, engagement and advocacy through traditional and social media programs.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Advantage Sales and Marketing, acquired Marlin Network

synopsis: Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC has acquired Marlin Network Inc., which operates five independent business units, Marlin, deep, The Alchemedia Project, Food IQ and StarAwards. Marlin Network has a 30-year legacy of designing high-impact creative and strategic marketing campaigns.
buyer: Advantage Sales and Marketing
Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) is a premier sales and marketing agency committed to building brand value for its clients. ASM's customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising and marketing services. "
target: Marlin Network
Marlin Network operates five independent business units, Marlin, deep, The Alchemedia Project, Food IQ and StarAwards. It has a 30-year legacy of designing high-impact creative and strategic marketing campaigns that drive sales, build brand awareness and foster brand engagement for leading brands.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/19/2013 via PR Newswire

The Brandon Agency, acquired Benghiat Marketing & Communications

synopsis: The Brandon Agency announced that they have completed the acquisition of Benghiat Marketing & Communication. The Brandon Agency has pioneered integrated marketing solutions that engage the customer along the consumer decision journey in a digital age. Benghiat specializes in packaged goods, B2B, medical device and food industry categories.
buyer: The Brandon Agency
The Brandon Agency is a full-service marketing firm operating on the leading edge of change in the advertising industry. Offering an integrated approach to marketing, advertising, public relations, interactive and social media, the agency administers the "Why We Buy" Consumer Research Panel. "
target: Benghiat Marketing & Communications
Benghiat Marketing & Communications, a Cleveland-based agency founded in 1983, specializes in the consumer packaged goods, business-to-business, medical device and food industry categories.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Off Madison Ave, acquired Gordon Galloway Advertising, Inc.

synopsis: Phoenix-based marketing communications firm Off Madison Ave announced its acquisition of Gordon Galloway, an integrated agency specializing in the casino gaming and entertainment industries. The company offers services in brand identity, collateral, web development, direct mail, package design, market research, media planning & buying, and more.
buyer: Off Madison Ave
Off Madison Ave is a Phoenix-based integrated marketing firm. Their capabilities include branding, user experience design, creative content generation, online and social media marketing and campaigning, Web design, mobile and Web applications, Web development, and public relations. "
target: Gordon Galloway Advertising, Inc.
Gordon Galloway is a full service advertising agency based in Arizona. They offer services in brand identity, collateral, web development, direct mail, package design, market research, media planning & buying, public relations, online advertising, search engine optimization, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2012 via AP - Associated Press

Marlin Network, acquired Marlin Network

synopsis: Marlin Network, Inc., a full-service business-to-business branding agency, completed its sale to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Marlin Network is now owned 100% by its employees.
buyer: Marlin Network
Marlin Network is in the business of handling their business so that their affiliates can focus on clients. They engage in an intuitive approach to problem solving and creative communications. "
target: Marlin Network
Marlin Network is in the business of handling their business so that their affiliates can focus on clients. They engage in an intuitive approach to problem solving and creative communications.
price ($mm)
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