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closed 10/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Multiverse Media, acquired NewSpace Global, LLC

synopsis: Multiverse Media LLC, a leading media company focused on space and technology, has acquired NewSpace Global (NGS), a leading commercial space industry analysis firm. NSG's market-leading database features over 1,000 commercial enterprises. Their cutting-edge market reports cover topics that range from small sats to emerging launch technologies.
buyer: Multiverse Media
Multiverse Media is a leading media company focused on space and technology. Multiverse Media operates the popular space philosophy website 2211.world. The company also publishes science and technology books by leading authors and is the Executive Producer of films focusing on space and technology. "
target: NewSpace Global, LLC
NewSpace Global (NSG) is a leading commercial space industry analysis firm. NSG's market-leading database features over 1,000 commercial enterprises. Their cutting-edge market reports cover topics that range from small sats to emerging launch technologies.
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closed 4/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

RefineRE, acquired BenchCore LLC

synopsis: RefineRE, Inc. has acquired BenchCore LLC, a corporate real estate benchmarking company, and will add its data and services to RefineRE’s platform for corporate real estate occupiers. BenchCore aggregates global real estate data from top-tier companies and enables them to deploy their real estate while decreasing costs and increasing efficiency.
buyer: RefineRE
RefineRE is a property technology company that provides user-friendly tools to solve complex challenges. RefineRE’s Portfolio Intelligence platform allows brokers to leverage big data, machine learning, and automated processes to create actionable insight, reduce risk and drive strategic objectives."
target: BenchCore LLC
BenchCore is a corporate real estate benchmarking company that aggregates global real estate data from top-tier companies so that they can better deploy their real estate. Their online tool provides immediate and valuable guidance to corporate real estate executives focused on portfolio management.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Real Capital Analytics, Inc., acquired Datscha AB

synopsis: Real Capital Analytics, a global property data provider, has acquired Datscha from Stronghold Invest, an investment company in Sweden. Datscha is Sweden’s leading provider of web-based services for information and analysis of commercial real estate. Datscha collects property related data from a variety of data sources to provide accurate insights.
buyer: Real Capital Analytics, Inc.
Real Capital Analytics (RCA) is a global research and consulting firm focused on the investment market for commercial real estate. RCA delivers timely and reliable data with unique insight into market participants, pricing and capital flows. "
target parent: Stronghold Invest AB
target: Datscha AB
Datscha is Sweden’s leading provider of web-based services for information and analysis of commercial real estate. Datscha collects property related data from a variety of data sources to provide accurate insights that enable businesses to improve efficiency and uncover more deals.
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closed 7/23/2014 via Market Wire

Altus Group Limited, acquired RealNet Canada Inc.

synopsis: Altus Group Limited announced that it has acquired RealNet Canada Inc., a leading, privately owned Canadian real estate information services company. Founded in 1995, RealNet provides information services to both the commercial real estate investment and residential development sectors in Canada and serves over 45,000 industry professionals.
buyer: Altus Group Limited (TSX:AIF:$469.28)
Altus Group is a leading provider of independent commercial real estate consulting and advisory services, software and data solutions. They operate five Business Units: Research, Valuation and Advisory; ARGUS Software; Property Tax Consulting; Cost Consulting and Project Management and Geomatics. "
target: RealNet Canada Inc.
Founded in 1995, RealNet provides information services to both the commercial real estate investment and residential development sectors in Canada. RealNet offers a comprehensive suite of services including independent property market research and real time interactive analytics tools.
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closed 5/10/2012 via Market Wire

Xceligent, Inc., acquired ePropertyData, LLC

synopsis: Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, has sold ePropertyData to Xceligent to create a competitive national alternative in commercial real estate information. ePropertyData is a leader in CIE and Commercial Multiple Listing Service technology.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities. "
target parent: National Association of Realtors
target: ePropertyData, LLC
ePropertyData, LLC is the leader in Commercial Information Exchange technology with an in-depth knowledge of the industry and quality solutions that power the commercial real estate marketplace.
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announced 4/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

DMG Information, will acquire Xceligent, Inc.

synopsis: DMG information has agreed to partner with Xceligent, Inc.’s founder and management team to purchase the company from LoopNet. Xceligent is a provider of fully researched information and marketing tools to companies involved in buying, selling, leasing, developing or managing commercial real estate.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: DMG Information
DMG Information invests in and manages B2B information companies. Its portfolio comprises high-growth, innovative, must-have information media businesses. The priority for new investment is given to namely real estate, mapping and geospatial, risk management, financial services and energy markets. "
target parent: LoopNet, Inc.
target: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities.
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$4.00
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closed 1/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired Catylist

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired Catylist, Inc., a provider of commercial real estate (CRE) solutions for brokers. The acquisition advances Moody’s Analytics (MA) CRE platform, substantially enhancing its coverage of property-level data and expanding its range of analytical solutions to the broker market.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target: Catylist
Catylist builds customized commercial real estate technology, tailored to local markets. They create customized listings and research databases that serve as the most trusted sources for CRE information in every market. The commercial listing products serve more than 50 markets in North America.
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closed 7/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Pricehubble AG, acquired Checkmyplace.com

synopsis: PriceHubble, a European proptech company, has acquired Checkmyplace.com, the leading company for data-based location analysis and data-driven digitization products in Austria. Checkmyplace supports the real estate industry in their digitization by providing them with high-quality location information on every property in Austria.
buyer: Pricehubble AG
PriceHubble is a Swiss based company that develops innovative solutions to support real estate decision making. PriceHubble puts the power of the latest in Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics at its users' fingertips. Real estate valuation and prediction, made easy. "
target: Checkmyplace.com
Checkmyplace.com is the leading company for data-based location analysis and data-driven digitization products in Austria. Checkmyplace supports the real estate industry in their digitization by providing them with high-quality location information on every property in Austria.
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closed 7/8/2020 via PR Newswire

ATTOM Data Solutions, acquired Home Junction Inc.

synopsis: ATTOM Data Solutions, the curator of the nation's premier property database, has acquired Home Junction Inc., a real estate data technology company that specializes in building high quality geographic boundary datasets for neighborhoods, school attendance zones, subdivisions, and more.
buyer: ATTOM Data Solutions
ATTOM Data Solutions provides premium property data to power products that improve transparency, innovation, efficiency, and disruption in a data-driven economy. The ATTOM Data Warehouse fuels innovation in many industries through flexible data delivery solutions. "
target: Home Junction Inc.
Home Junction is a data technology company that specializes in real estate data and boundary licensing, custom websites created with WordPress real estate themes, WordPress real estate plugins, and additional services. They provide data layers on home sales, neighborhoods, schools, and more.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

OJO Labs, Inc., acquired WolfNet Technologies, LLC

synopsis: OJO Labs announced it is merging with real estate data giant, WolfNet Technologies, based in St. Paul, Minn. WolfNet manages real estate databases with more than 100 million property records that cover 99 percent of all active Multiple Listing Services, known as MLS, in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: OJO Labs, Inc.
OJO Labs has created a home assistant powered by artificial intelligence that is free to consumers. Its technology lets homebuyers ask all kinds of questions of the OJO assistant about home features ranging from things like swimming pools, views of downtown, school districts, etc. "
target: WolfNet Technologies, LLC
WolfNet manages real estate databases with more than 100 million property records that cover 99 percent of all active Multiple Listing Services, known as MLS, in the U.S. and Canada. Nearly a half million real estate agents use apps or websites that are powered by WolfNet data services.
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closed 5/4/2016 via Company Press Release

CoStar Group, acquired Thomas Daily GmbH

synopsis: CoStar Group's European subsidiary, CoStar Europe Limited, has acquired 100 percent of the equity of German real estate information business Thomas Daily. Thomas Daily is Germany’s leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. It adds significant value to owners, investors and brokers in commercial real estate.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,808.04)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Thomas Daily GmbH
Thomas Daily is a leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. Apart from an impressive news archive with over half a million articles, Thomas Daily Premium offers a high density of information. It provides a comprehensive overview of any location, topic, company, etc.
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announced 1/20/2016 via PR Web

Onboard Informatics, will acquire AddressReport

synopsis: Onboard Informatics announced its intent to acquire AddressReport, a technology that engages visitors with dynamic local content around a property of their interest. Onboard will utilize this platform to enhance its existing service and offer clients a turnkey customer engagement solution for the first time in the company’s history.
buyer: Onboard Informatics
Onboard Informatics provides data-driven innovations that empower informed decisions, enable human engagement, and accelerate results for leaders in real estate, publishing and technology. "
target: AddressReport
Buyers, renters, and real estate pros use AddressReport's beautiful, data-rich reports to see and track the unbiased facts about any address.
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closed 5/12/2011 via PR Newswire

CoreLogic, Inc., acquired RP Data Limited

synopsis: CoreLogic, a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, has completed its acquisition of RP Data, the number one provider of property information, analytics and risk management services in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: CoreLogic, Inc. (CLGX:$1,642.38)
CoreLogic is a provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. CoreLogic develops predictive decision analytics and provides business services that bring dynamic insight and transparency to the markets it serves. "
target: RP Data Limited
RP Data, headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, is the leading provider of residential and commercial property information, including real estate data, electronic property valuations and consumer reports, throughout Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)[EV]
$145 [$196]*
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$65
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$26
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closed 11/3/2010 via PR Newswire

First American Financial Corporation, acquired NAZCA Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: First American Financial Corporation, a leading global provider of title insurance and settlement services for real estate transactions, announced the acquisition of NAZCA Solutions, Inc., a Minnesota-based company founded in 2003 that leverages Web technology to aggregate disparate property datasets from multiple internal and external sources.
buyer: First American Financial Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
First American Financial Corporation is a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries. The company offers its products and services directly and through its agents and partners in all 50 states and in more than 60 countries. "
target: NAZCA Solutions, Inc.
Nazca, a Minnesota-based company founded in 2003, quickly built a reputation for innovation by developing technology that connected real estate professionals with a variety of databases needed for property and title research.
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closed 3/31/2010 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired PropertyShark

synopsis: Yardi Systems announced that it has acquired PropertyShark, creators of PropertyShark.com, the premier real estate data website. Yardi acquired PropertyShark to integrate deep property data into the Yardi suite of real estate investment management and property management software.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi Systems, Inc. is the global leader in the design, development, and support of integrated Asset and Property Management software for organizations of all sizes. Yardi’s technology and services is the premier application for real estate software solutions worldwide. "
target: PropertyShark
PropertyShark offers the information essential to evaluate real estate and make informed decisions. PropertyShark.com provides real estate professionals, investors and home buyers with data, tools and educational classes on all aspects of property available directly from the Web.
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closed 3/13/2009 via PR Newswire

Red Vision Systems, Inc., acquired Real Property Technologies, LLC

synopsis: RedVision, the leading independent real property research provider, acquired Real Property Technologies, LLC, parent company of Barretta Realty Skyline, leaders in New York State real property data. The move aims to create the largest independent provider of real property information - increasing national coverage 36%.
buyer: Red Vision Systems, Inc.
RedVision is an independent provider of innovative Real Property Research solutions that combine experts and technology to improve service levels and the bottom line. RedVision serves users of title evidence looking for relevant and accurate information solutions. "
target: Real Property Technologies, LLC
Real Property Technologies, LLC, is the leading resource for New York State real property data. The company is dedicated to retrieval of real-estate-related data paired with solutions customized to the various sectors of the real estate industry.
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closed 6/25/2020 via PR Newswire

Elm Street Technology, LLC, acquired IDX Inc.

synopsis: Elm Street Technology, LLC has acquired IDX Broker, LLC, a provider of real estate search applications and marketing solutions. The acquisition of IDX Broker and its solutions for real estate professionals complements Elm Street's Elevate platform that provides real estate technology and marketing services.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: Elm Street Technology, LLC
Elm Street Technology offers a growing portfolio of real estate technology and marketing services to provide one vendor and one point of contact, fully fused into one platform. The Elevate platform allows professionals to capture and nurture more leads into closed business. "
target: IDX Inc.
IDX Broker is nationally known as a leading provider of real estate search applications. The company actively manages over $1 trillion worth of active listings data from over 600 individual Multiple Listings Services.
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announced 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Greater Fairfield County CMLS, Inc. will be merged with The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service, Inc.,

synopsis: The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (CTMLS), an online listing service that creates opportunities for brokers in all parts of the state to cooperate with each other in the buying, selling and renting of real estate, and the Greater Fairfield County CMLS (GFC CMLS), a similar listing service in CT, are set to merge.
buyer: The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service, Inc.
The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service (CTMLS) creates opportunities for brokers in all parts of the state to cooperate with each other in the buying, selling and renting of homes, condos, multifamily property, land and commercial properties. "
target: Greater Fairfield County CMLS, Inc.
Greater Fairfield County CMLS provides participating brokers and agents with fast, accurate and reliable access to the information services and resources that make the real estate market function efficiently and effectively for the benefit of buyers and sellers.
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announced 4/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Oakland/Berkeley Association of Realtors, will acquire East Bay Regional Data Inc

synopsis: East Bay Regional Data Inc. (EBRD), a regional real estate subscriber-based Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for brokers and agents in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, announced that a buyout agreement has been signed that will make the Oakland Berkeley Association of Realtors (OBAR) the sole owner of EBRD.
buyer: Oakland/Berkeley Association of Realtors
The Oakland/Berkeley Association of Realtors provides programs and services to enhance their members' ability to conduct business with integrity and competence, assuring a high level of professional conduct which benefits the community, and encouraging the preservation of real property rights. "
target: East Bay Regional Data Inc
East Bay Regional Data Inc. (EBRD), is one of the San Francisco East Bay's largest regional real estate subscriber-based Multiple Listing Services, providing approximately 3,000 brokers and agents with a centralized and online source for real estate data in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
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announced 8/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Southern California MLS will be merged with California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc.,

synopsis: California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. and the Southern California MLS have agreed to merge, creating the largest multiple listing service in the nation. The combined entity will remain as CRMLS, which is based in San Dimas, Calif., with Rob Arrietta serving as president of the organization.
buyer parent: California MLS, Inc
buyer: California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc.
California Regional Multiple Listing Service delivers, through local member associations, affordable, reliable, and convenient listing technology service, and provides products and services that support real estate professionals in maximizing the use of property data to achieve their business goals."
target: Southern California MLS
Southern California MLS delivers listing technology to realtors in California. Realtors can search properties using the company's website or it's mobile application.
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closed 10/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Multiverse Media, acquired NewSpace Global, LLC

synopsis: Multiverse Media LLC, a leading media company focused on space and technology, has acquired NewSpace Global (NGS), a leading commercial space industry analysis firm. NSG's market-leading database features over 1,000 commercial enterprises. Their cutting-edge market reports cover topics that range from small sats to emerging launch technologies.
buyer: Multiverse Media
Multiverse Media is a leading media company focused on space and technology. Multiverse Media operates the popular space philosophy website 2211.world. The company also publishes science and technology books by leading authors and is the Executive Producer of films focusing on space and technology. "
target: NewSpace Global, LLC
NewSpace Global (NSG) is a leading commercial space industry analysis firm. NSG's market-leading database features over 1,000 commercial enterprises. Their cutting-edge market reports cover topics that range from small sats to emerging launch technologies.
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closed 10/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Multiverse Media, acquired NewSpace Global, LLC

synopsis: Multiverse Media LLC, a leading media company focused on space and technology, has acquired NewSpace Global (NGS), a leading commercial space industry analysis firm. NSG's market-leading database features over 1,000 commercial enterprises. Their cutting-edge market reports cover topics that range from small sats to emerging launch technologies.
buyer: Multiverse Media
Multiverse Media is a leading media company focused on space and technology. Multiverse Media operates the popular space philosophy website 2211.world. The company also publishes science and technology books by leading authors and is the Executive Producer of films focusing on space and technology. "
target: NewSpace Global, LLC
NewSpace Global (NSG) is a leading commercial space industry analysis firm. NSG's market-leading database features over 1,000 commercial enterprises. Their cutting-edge market reports cover topics that range from small sats to emerging launch technologies.
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closed 7/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Recurrent Ventures, acquired Futurism, LLC

synopsis: Recurrent Ventures has acquired Futurism, the popular emergent technology and science news site. Futurism has grown its readership through original feature reporting and accessible news coverage of concepts like AI, rocket launches, sustainability and genetics.
buyer: Recurrent Ventures
Recurrent Ventures is an innovative digital media company that empowers brands to grow. Recurrent connects consumers with media in a way that is enjoyable, sustainable, and profitable--while maintaining editorial integrity. Their brands include Popular Science, Domino, Outdoor Life, and more. "
target parent: Singularity University
target: Futurism, LLC
Since 2014, Futurism has been a growing source of cutting-edge science and technology news coverage. From cybersecurity, to cryptocurrency, AI, quantum computing, off-world exploration, genetic engineering, green technologies, and then some, Futurism's beat is the world beyond the horizon.
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announced 9/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Red Ventures, LLC, will acquire CNET, Inc.

synopsis: Red Ventures, a portfolio of digital brands, will acquire CNET Media Group from ViacomCBS. The CNET Media Group is an expansive portfolio of digital media brands that advise consumers across leading consumer tech, business tech, gaming, and entertainment media brands, including ZDNet, Gamespot, ComScore, TVGuide, Metacritic, among others.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures has established a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that connects millions of people. The company builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, and education. "
target parent: CBS Corporation
target: CNET, Inc.
CNET Media Group is a portfolio of world-class brands that reach close to 100 million unique visitors monthly, advising passionate consumers about everything they love. The CNET Media Group's portfolio reaches diverse global audiences in technology, B2B, gaming, and entertainment.
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$500
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closed 3/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Singularity University, acquired Futurism, LLC

synopsis: Singularity University, a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges, has acquired Futurism, a media company focused on the breakthrough science and technology that will shape the future of humanity. Futurism's website provides the latest in world news, products, and narratives.
buyer: Singularity University
Singularity University is a benefit corporation that provides educational programs, innovative partnerships and a startup accelerator to help individuals, businesses, institutions, investors, NGOs and governments understand cutting-edge technologies. "
target: Futurism, LLC
Futurism is a media company focused on the breakthrough science and technology that will shape the future of humanity. Futurism's website provides the latest in world news, products, and narratives. Their production arm focuses on scripted series and feature-length documentaries.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Financial Times

The Financial Times Ltd, acquired The Next Web

synopsis: The Financial Times has acquired a controlling stake in TNW (The Next Web), an events and media company with a focus on new technology and startups in Europe.
buyer parent: Nikkei Inc.
buyer: The Financial Times Ltd
The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. The FT has a record paying readership of 985,000, three-quarters of which are digital subscriptions. "
target: The Next Web
The Next Web or TNW is a global digital brand that informs, inspires and connects people who love tech, through media, events, and services. Primarily known for its media outlet thenextweb.com and award-winning tech event TNW Conference,
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closed 1/3/2018 via Company Press Release

The News Lens, acquired INSIDE

synopsis: The News Lens, an independent bilingual online media group based in Taiwan and Hong Kong, has acquired INSIDE, a leading technology news portal in Taiwan. INSIDE provides high-quality news articles on online entrepreneurship, digital marketing, entertainment, finance, big data, internet of things, virtual reality, and more.
buyer: The News Lens
Founded in 2013, The News Lens (TNL) is an independent bilingual online media group based in Taiwan and Hong Kong that provides news with relevant and must-know information from around the globe. Their article categories include politics, business, technology, lifestyle, health, economics, and more."
target: INSIDE
INSIDE is a leading technology news portal in Taiwan. Their editorial team produces high-quality articles while maintaining editorial freedom. INSIDE provides news on online entrepreneurship, digital marketing, entertainment, finance, big data, internet of things, virtual reality, and more.
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announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ziff Davis, Inc., will acquire Mashable

synopsis: Ziff Davis, a leading global digital-media company operating in the technology, gaming, entertainment and lifestyle verticals, is to acquire Mashable, a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis, Inc.
Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in the technology, gaming, entertainment and lifestyle verticals. "
target: Mashable
Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe.
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closed 7/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired Hypeness

synopsis: Webedia SAS, a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans, Shopoon, Dailyconso, and Onlydesign, has acquired Hypeness, a company that provides online content on innovation, technology, culture, and creativity.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia SAS is a website publisher that hosts websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans, Shopoon, Dailyconso, and Onlydesign. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Paris, France. "
target: Hypeness
Hypeness provides online content on innovation, technology, culture, and creativity. Hypeness was designed to showcase the most innovative content in areas such as art, design, business, culture, entertainment and technology for creative thinking more and more out of the box.
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closed 6/30/2008 via PR Newswire

CBS Corporation, acquired CNET, Inc.

synopsis: CBS Corporation has completed its acquisition of CNET Networks, Inc. and merged its operations into a newly expanded CBS Interactive division. The new division incorporates all of the premium online brands of both CBS and CNET Networks into one business unit.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$25,931.00)
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: CNET, Inc.
CNET Networks, Inc. is a worldwide media company and creator of content environments for the interactive age. CNET Networks takes pride in being "a different kind of media company," creating richer, deeper interactive experiences by combining the wisdom and passion of users.
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$1,752 [$1,706]
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$408
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$55
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closed 6/18/2007 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, acquired TechnologyGuide.com, Inc.

synopsis: Information technology media company TechTarget, Inc. recently acquired TechnologyGuide.com, Inc., a company with a portfolio of Internet content sites that provide product reviews, price comparisons and user forums for mobile technology products such as laptops and smartphones.
buyer: TechTarget (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: TechnologyGuide.com, Inc.
TechnologyGuide.com is a family of websites that publishes original content including product reviews, how to guides, news and editorials. TechnologyGuide.com also features user generated content in the form of a user review section and vibrant forum communities.
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closed 1/26/2006 via BNC Analysis

VNU Business Publications b.v., acquired Breakthrough Publishing Limited

synopsis: VNU Business Publications Ltd, the London-based publishing arm of VNU Business Media Europe (BME), has purchased The Inquirer, one of the leading technology news sites. The investment is part of VNU’s ongoing strategy to enhance its online portfolio and transform its business into a fully cross-media content publishing organisation.
buyer parent: 3i Group Plc
buyer: VNU Business Publications b.v.
VNU Business Media Europe is the leading European technology publisher in the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and Belgium in advertising and readership marketshare. In these seven countries we publish approximately 70 trade magazines, all together some 70 million copies per year. "
target: Breakthrough Publishing Limited
The Inquirer is a leading global web site for IT news and comment. The Inquirer carries news, features, opinion pieces and reviews aimed at buyers, system integrators, consumers and industry players in the PC industry.
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closed 10/9/2012 via PE Hub

Leon Black, acquired Phaidon

synopsis: Leon Black, chief executive of private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC and a prominent art collector, is buying premiere art book publisher Phaidon Press Ltd. Phaidon, based in London, also publishes books on topics such as architecture and photography, as well as children’s books.
buyer: Leon Black
Leon David Black is an American businessman and money manager, with a focus on leveraged buyouts and private equity. Leon founded the private equity firm Apollo Global Management in 1990. "
target: Phaidon
Phaidon is the world’s premier publisher of books on the visual arts. They work collaboratively with the creative arts world’s most inspiring names to achieve the most faithful representation of, and the truest insight into, the way those artists and visionaries interact with the world around them.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/28/2009 via PR Newswire

MyThings, Ltd., acquired ViewScore

synopsis: MyThings, the global provider of product related content, announces the acquisition of product review aggregation solution ViewScore. MyThings will integrate with ViewScore's proprietary text analysis technology, which enables analysis and aggregation of many product reviews into one product score.
buyer: MyThings, Ltd.
Founded in 2005, MyThings' mission is to provide retailers and OEMs with rich product-related content and services, optimized to drive conversions and boost retention. MyThings is also a free online service for consumers that keeps track of purchases and belongings. "
target: ViewScore
ViewScore provides online shoppers with a comprehensive shopping decision-making tool. ViewScore's search-engine provides shoppers with aggregated product reviews and easy-to-follow product recommendations, aiming at helping potential shoppers answer the essential question of "what to buy".
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Admix.in, acquired VRFocus

synopsis: Admix.in, a London, UK-based provider of a non-intrusive monetization solution for AR/VR, has acquired VRFocus, a UK-based specialist technology news website that covers virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR). VRFocus provides the latest news and information on the advancement of VR, AR, and MR technology.
buyer: Admix.in
Founded in 2017, Admix.in is a UK-based monetization solution for VR/AR. Admix enables developers to place non-intrusive ad units within their content. Their platform is easy to install, non intrusive, and provides developers with instant and continuous revenue. "
target: VRFocus
VRFocus is a UK-based specialist technology news website that covers virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR). VRFocus is primarily concerned with VR entertainment and provides the latest news and information on the advancement of VR, AR, and MR technology.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, acquired Technoprops

synopsis: Twentieth Century Fox Film (TCFF) announced the acquisition of Technoprops. Technoprops is the virtual production company that has had a hand in films from Avatar to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Technoprops is the entertainment industry’s leading provider of virtual production tools and real-time visualization techniques.
buyer parent: 21st Century Fox
buyer: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox. It is one of the Big Six major American film studios and is located in the Century City area of Los Angeles, just west of Beverly Hills. The studio was formerly owned by News Corporation. "
target: Technoprops
Technoprops is the virtual production company that has had a hand in films from Avatar to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Technoprops is the entertainment industry’s leading provider of virtual production tools and real-time visualization techniques.
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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 8/8/2011 via BNC Analysis

Tinopolis Plc, acquired Base Productions, Inc.

synopsis: Tinopolis has announced the acquisition of US production company BASE in a deal worth a reported £45m. The deal, which follows the Welsh firm's recent £60m acquisition ofHell's Kitchen USA maker A. Smith & Co, is part of its major expansion in the American market.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Tinopolis Plc
The Tinopolis Group is home to some of the most successful and creative media companies in the UK. They cover a full range of genres in the TV market, producing around 1,600 hours of programming for more than 200 broadcasters worldwide. "
target: Base Productions, Inc.
Base Productions, Inc. is a production company that is setting ratings records and breaking new ground for cutting-edge reality, docusoap, documentary and unscripted infotainment programming. It uses cutting-edge motion-capture and CGI technology in all of their productions.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 11/10/2008 via Market Watch

SpectrumDNA, Inc., will acquire Digital Design Firm Revyver, LLC

synopsis: SpectrumDNA, Inc., announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Seattle-based digital design firm Revyver. Revyver is slated to become a label within the SpectrumDNA family of companies and would operate as a subsidiary of SpectrumDNA, Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: SpectrumDNA, Inc.
SpectrumDNA, Inc. is a social media studio that develops, incubates, accelerates and packages brand-able digital networking experiences called enginets. Enginets are branded web and wireless-based experiences - Web 2.0 applications - empowering users to take active roles in their online communities."
target: Digital Design Firm Revyver, LLC
Revyver Labs is a repository of projects—from themes, to documents, to code—offered to the public, free of charge to learn from, utilize or contribute to.
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closed 10/8/2008 via PR Newswire

MOGO Media, acquired PhotoshopTechniques.com

synopsis: MOGO Media, the premier conference and training provider for creative professionals working with Adobe software, announced that it has acquired PhotoshopTechniques.com, a community-supported website for Adobe(R) Photoshop(R) users of all levels.
buyer: MOGO Media
MOGO Media is an independent presenter of high-quality seminars and conferences for the global design community. "
target: PhotoshopTechniques.com
PhotoshopTechniques.com, founded in 2001 by Greg Vander Houwen has become one of the most active Photoshop communities on the Web and has had thousands of members over the last seven years. It's a repository for Adobe Photoshop tutorials, tips and tricks which are approved and posted by its members.
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closed 12/5/2007 via Company Press Release

Warburg Pincus, acquired Centrum.cz

synopsis: NetCentrum s.r.o., the second largest internet company in the Czech Republic and the operator of the leading web portal Centrum.cz, today announced that it has been acquired by Warburg Pincus, the global private equity firm.
buyer: Warburg Pincus
Warburg Pincus has been a leading private equity investor since 1971. The firm has more than $20 billion of assets under management in a range of sectors including technology, media and telecommunications, consumer and retail, industrial, healthcare, financial services, energy and real estate. "
target: Centrum.cz
NetCentrum was founded to launch the web portal Centrum.cz, which quickly grew to become one of the leading portals in the Czech Republic. NetCentrum has since expanded and today runs web portals that are visited by 700,000 users daily and almost 3 million users monthly.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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