Like American Gambler

closed 11/11/2020 via Company Press Release

RakeTech Ltd., acquired American Gambler

synopsis: Raketech, the iGaming performance marketing partner, has acquired American Gambler, a community-driven platform focused on providing reliable information and answers to questions about betting legally in the United States. American Gambler provides an online gambling guide for sportsbooks, racebooks, online casinos, poker, fantasy sports and more.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company, with expertise in delivering comparison services, online guides, communities and social media products for the online gaming, sports and consumer finance industry that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. "
target: American Gambler
American Gambler is a community-driven platform focused on providing reliable information and answers to questions about betting legally in the United States. American Gambler provides an online gambling guide for sportsbooks, racebooks, online casinos, poker, fantasy sports, betting apps and more.
price ($mm)
$5.92
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
3.9x
closed 5/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired Lineups

synopsis: Catena Media plc, a global leader in online lead generation, has acquired Lineups, an online sports affiliation company specialising in analytics, betting predictions and tools. Lineups operates a sports betting site that provides confirmed and projected starting lineups and rosters for US sports leagues and fantasy sports.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is a global online lead generation company focused on the iGaming and finance industries. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees globally. "
target: Lineups
Lineups is an online sports affiliation company specialising in analytics, betting predictions and tools. Lineups operates a sports betting site that provides confirmed and projected starting lineups and rosters for the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, US sports leagues and for fantasy sports.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Better Collective A/S, acquired My Betting Sites

synopsis: Danish company Better Collective, the world’s leading developer of digital platforms for bookmaker information, iGaming communities, and betting tips, has acquired MyBettingSites.co.uk. Based in London, My Betting Sites runs a sports betting website and is one of the most visited sites in the UK for learning how betting odds work.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$192.22)
Denmark-based Better Collective is a developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and iGaming communities. Better Collective’s portfolio includes more than 2,000+ websites and products, including bettingexpert.com, the trusted home of tips from expert tipsters. "
target: My Betting Sites
MyBettingSites.co.uk is one of the most visited websites in the UK for learning how sports betting odds work. The company helps players by listing all betting sites and each of their offers, how bonuses work, how they vary, and which one might be best for them.
price ($mm)
$2.27
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
7.3x
closed 8/22/2018 via PR Newswire

WagerTalk, acquired Sportsmemo, Inc.

synopsis: WagerTalk, a leading sports betting information and handicapping service, has acquired Sportsmemo. Founded in 2004, Sportsmemo has served as the nation's premier resource for sports betting and handicapping information.
buyer: WagerTalk
WagerTalk is a leading sports betting information and handicapping service. Founded in July 2015, WagerTalk’s team of writers, handicappers, and personalities create content from across the globe. The brand’s YouTube channel has generated 2.4 million views for its sports betting videos. "
target: Sportsmemo, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Sportsmemo has served as the nation's premier resource for sports betting and handicapping information. Sportsmemo's network of podcasts, interactive forums, and informative blogs has been helping bettors and sports fans pad their bankroll for nearly 15 years.
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closed 2/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

IveyPoker, acquired Leggo Poker, LLC

synopsis: IveyPoker announced the acquisition of LeggoPoker, a community-based website focused on teaching poker strategy through instructional videos from professional experts. Founded by Phil Ivey, IveyPoker offers a suite of innovative poker products and services designed to both entertain and educate poker players of all levels.
buyer: IveyPoker
Founded by Phil Ivey, IveyPoker offers a suite of innovative poker products and services designed to both entertain and educate poker players of all levels. The IveyPoker App is a free-to-play social and mobile poker game that offers a unique poker experience. "
target: Leggo Poker, LLC
LeggoPoker is a community-based website focused on teaching poker strategy through instructional videos from professional experts. It offers video tutorials, forums, videos, and individual coaching facilities.
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closed 12/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired CasinoUK

synopsis: Catena Media, the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator, has acquired CasinoUK, a company that helps people find the best online casino and gambling games in the UK. They review the latest and leading online gaming & internet gambling sites in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: CasinoUK
Casinuk.com helps people find the best online casino and gambling games in the UK. They review the latest and leading online gaming & internet gambling sites in the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
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announced 10/28/2015 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, will acquire Right Casino Media

synopsis: Catena Media continues to strengthen its position as one of Europe’s fastest growing lead generation companies with its acquisition of Right Casino Media. Right Casino Media is a London-based company that focuses on generating high quality customers for diverse gaming websites.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is one of Europe’s most rapidly expanding profit-driven marketing and lead generation companies, operating in online gaming and primarily in online casino, with a focus on markets in Sweden, Norway, Finland, the UK and the Netherlands. "
target: Right Casino Media
Right Casino Media is a London-based company that focuses on generating high quality customers for diverse gaming websites. The main product is RightCasino.com, a comparative portal for online casinos that helps users to find a casino based on their needs and requirements.
price ($mm)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
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closed 2/16/2022 via PR Newswire

Gambling.com Group, acquired BonusFinder

synopsis: Gambling.com Group Limited, a leading provider of player acquisition services for the regulated global online gambling industry, has acquired BonusFinder, an online platform that helps people to find the best bonuses. BonusFinder allows users to compare bonuses and get free money for sports betting & casino games.
buyer: Gambling.com Group (NasdaqGM:GAMB:$42.30)
Gambling.com Group Limited is a multi-award-winning performance marketing company and a leading provider of digital marketing services active exclusively in the online gambling industry. The Group publishes a portfolio of premier branded websites including Gambling.com and Bookies.com. "
target: BonusFinder
BonusFinder is an online platform that helps people to find the best bonuses. BonusFinder allows users to compare bonuses and get free money for sports betting & casino games. Their platform provides accurate information on each provider as well as how to access each bonus to its fullest potential.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/5/2022 via PR Newswire

Thimba Media, acquired Seven Star Digital

synopsis: Thimba Media, a global iGaming content marketing company, has acquired Seven Star Digital, a UK-based company that connects consumers to world leading online gambling operators. Seven Star aims to create a better iGaming comparison experience. Their sites provide reviews, guides, and promotions for top online gambling sites in the US and the UK.
buyer: Thimba Media
Thimba is an innovative start-up company within iGaming and lead generation. Established in 2016, today Thimba operates a diverse portfolio of lead generation sites and iGaming Investments Globally. The group's aim is to grow through a combination of strategic acquisitions and internal innovation. "
target: Seven Star Digital
Seven Star Digital is a UK-based company that connects consumers to world leading online gambling operators. Seven Star aims to create a better iGaming comparison experience. Their sites provide reviews, guides, and promotions for top online gambling sites in the US and the UK.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Thimba Media, acquired The Slot Buzz

synopsis: Thimba Media, the iGaming performance marketing company, has acquired The Slot Buzz from Helicon One Digital, a London lead generation and content marketing business. The Slot Buzz operates a product, brand review, and news site for online slot players. They review slot sites and slot games to help their readers choose where they want to gamble.
buyer: Thimba Media
Thimba is an innovative start-up company within iGaming and lead generation. Established in 2016, today Thimba operates a diverse portfolio of lead generation sites and iGaming Investments Globally. The group's aim is to grow through a combination of strategic acquisitions and internal innovation. "
target parent: Helicon One Digital Ltd
target: The Slot Buzz
The Slot Buzz is an affiliate marketing business in the UK. The Slot Buzz operates a product, brand review, and news site for online slot players. They review and rate slot sites and slot games to help their readers choose where they want to gamble and what products they wish to play.
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closed 5/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Thimba Media, acquired Casino Martini

synopsis: Thimba Media, a global iGaming content marketing company, has acquired Casinomartini.com, its player bases, operations and staff. Casino Martini owns and operates an online casino database that lists casinos all over the world. The company is based in the United Kingdom and continuously scans the market in ways to find new casinos.
buyer: Thimba Media
Thimba is an innovative start-up company within iGaming and lead generation. Established in 2016, today Thimba operates a diverse portfolio of lead generation sites and iGaming Investments Globally. The group's aim is to grow through a combination of strategic acquisitions and internal innovation. "
target: Casino Martini
Casino Martini owns and operates an online casino database that lists casinos all over the world. The company is based in the United Kingdom. Casinomartini continuously scans the market in ways to find new casinos.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Natural Intelligence Inc., acquired Sidelines Inc

synopsis: Natural Intelligence, a global leader in the online comparison market, has acquired Sidelines, an Isreal-based company that helps people make better sports betting decisions. Sidelines is a mobile US sports betting comparison platform that helps users find the best odds.
buyer: Natural Intelligence Inc.
Natural Intelligence is a global leader in the online comparison market, with unique technologies that give them a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Their comparison sites help millions of consumers to choose suitable service providers in a wide variety of Industries. "
target: Sidelines Inc
Sidelines is an Isreal-based company that helps people make better sports betting decisions. Sidelines is a mobile US sports betting comparison platform that helps users find the best odds. The platform provides users with accurate projections and optimal picks to help them maximize their profits.
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announced 5/30/2019 via PR Newswire

WagerTalk, will acquire The Gold Sheet

synopsis: WagerTalk, the Canadian-based largest sports betting content provider in the world, will acquire The Gold Sheet, US's longest-running sports betting newsletter that delivers analysis on NFL and college football games, along with NBA and college basketball matchups.
buyer: WagerTalk
WagerTalk is a leading sports betting information and handicapping service in Canada. Their team of writers, handicappers, and personalities create sports betting content from across the globe. They run a YouTube channel for weekly sports betting videos, a daily radio show and a series podcasts. "
target: The Gold Sheet
The Gold Sheet is US's longest-running sports betting newsletter. Each week, the Gold Sheet team delivers analysis on NFL and college football games, along with NBA and college basketball matchups. Readers receive Key Releases, as well as access to proprietary power rankings on all teams.
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announced 6/22/2016 via Reuters

Everysport Media Group AB, will acquire Daytime Media House AB

synopsis: Everysport Media Group AB has entered into an agreement to acquire sports and game information company Daytime Media House AB (DMH) and its subsidiaries. DMH is a Swedish media group mainly active within sports and betting information – within both the B2C and the B2B segment. They are the largest provider of betting information in Scandinavia.
buyer: Everysport Media Group AB (XSAT:EVERY A:$10.12)
Everysport Media Group AB (ESMG) is the fastest growing company in Sweden within the sports media and sports technology. They help clients communicate with target audiences in football, hockey, golf or tennis. ESMG owns, operates and sells for some of the top sports websites in each sport. "
target: Daytime Media House AB
Daytime Media House AB is a Swedish media group mainly active within sports and betting information – within both the B2C and the B2B segment. They are the largest provider of betting information in Scandinavia, delivering a variety of products in print, digital and through telefax.
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closed 11/11/2020 via Company Press Release

RakeTech Ltd., acquired American Gambler

synopsis: Raketech, the iGaming performance marketing partner, has acquired American Gambler, a community-driven platform focused on providing reliable information and answers to questions about betting legally in the United States. American Gambler provides an online gambling guide for sportsbooks, racebooks, online casinos, poker, fantasy sports and more.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company, with expertise in delivering comparison services, online guides, communities and social media products for the online gaming, sports and consumer finance industry that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. "
target: American Gambler
American Gambler is a community-driven platform focused on providing reliable information and answers to questions about betting legally in the United States. American Gambler provides an online gambling guide for sportsbooks, racebooks, online casinos, poker, fantasy sports, betting apps and more.
price ($mm)
$5.92
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
3.9x
announced 7/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

RakeTech Ltd., will acquire Infinileads S.L

synopsis: Raketech, the iGaming performance marketing partner, will acquire Infinileads S.L, a Spanish lead generation and affiliation marketing company sending traffic to regulated iGaming operators. Infinileads offers an extensive library of free-to-play casino games that drives high user engagement for their clients.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company, with expertise in delivering comparison services, online guides, communities and social media products for the online gaming, sports and consumer finance industry that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. "
target: Infinileads S.L
Infinileads is a Spanish lead generation and affiliation marketing company sending traffic to regulated iGaming operators. Infinileads offers an extensive library of free-to-play casino games that drives high user engagement for their clients.
price ($mm)
$2.95
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/11/2020 via Company Press Release

RakeTech Ltd., acquired American Gambler

synopsis: Raketech, the iGaming performance marketing partner, has acquired American Gambler, a community-driven platform focused on providing reliable information and answers to questions about betting legally in the United States. American Gambler provides an online gambling guide for sportsbooks, racebooks, online casinos, poker, fantasy sports and more.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company, with expertise in delivering comparison services, online guides, communities and social media products for the online gaming, sports and consumer finance industry that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. "
target: American Gambler
American Gambler is a community-driven platform focused on providing reliable information and answers to questions about betting legally in the United States. American Gambler provides an online gambling guide for sportsbooks, racebooks, online casinos, poker, fantasy sports, betting apps and more.
price ($mm)
$5.92
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
3.9x
closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

RakeTech Ltd., acquired Lead Republik

synopsis: Raketech, a leading online affiliate and content marketing company, has acquired Lead Republik, a company that offers everything that affiliates and publishers need. Their team runs deeply insightful and profitable campaigns,through their easy to use dashboard.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company, with expertise in delivering comparison services, online guides, communities and social media products for the online gaming, sports and consumer finance industry that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. "
target: Lead Republik
Based in Malta, Lead Republik offers everything that affiliates and publishers need. Their team runs deeply insightful and profitable campaigns,through their easy to use dashboard. Tracking can be done down to click level, enabling affiliates to maintain, optimize and track their campaigns.
price ($mm)
$1.58
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closed 4/26/2019 via Company Press Release

RakeTech Ltd., acquired TVmatsit

synopsis: Raketech, a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions, has acquired TVmatsit, Finland's leading sports listing website. TVmatsit offers a sports TV guide that helps connect sports fans with relevant TV broadcasts and streams.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. Through some 20 flagship brands, Raketech guides sports and gaming enthusiasts to the best possible services, while also delivering high quality traffic and leads to its partners. "
target: TVmatsit
TVmatsit is Finland's leading sports listing website. TVmatsit offers a sports TV guide that helps connect sports fans with relevant TV broadcasts and streams. TVmatsit gathers all live sports broadcasts into one user friendly listing, allowing users to search for a specific match or sport.
price ($mm)
$1.80
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closed 6/13/2018 via Company Press Release

RakeTech Ltd., acquired Shogun Media Ltd

synopsis: Raketech, a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions, has acquired a 51% stake in Shogun Media, a lead generation iGaming company in Sweden that specializes in Pay Per Click (PPC) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. Through some 20 flagship brands, Raketech guides sports and gaming enthusiasts to the best possible services, while also delivering high quality traffic and leads to its partners. "
target: Shogun Media Ltd
Shogun Media is a lead generation iGaming company in Sweden that specializes in Pay Per Click (PPC) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). With many years of experience within the iGaming industry, Shogun Media's vision is to create high-value leads within gambling.
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closed 4/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

RakeTech Ltd., acquired TVmatchen.nu

synopsis: RakeTech Group, one of Europe's leading iGaming affiliates, announced the acquisitions of assets in Agonas AB. Agonas AB operates a renowned network of sports media websites that provide real-time TV listings and supporting media content for sports fans in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
RakeTech Group works with iGaming Affiliation as one of the leading operators in Scandinavia. With over five years of experience in iGaming business RakeTech works hard to help players find their ultimate adventure within online gaming. "
target: TVmatchen.nu
Agonas AB is comprised of TVmatchen.nu, TVsporten.dk and TVkampen.com, which are guides to live sports on TV in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
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closed 4/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

RakeTech Ltd., acquired Astro Media Group AB

synopsis: RakeTech Group, one of Europe's leading iGaming affiliates, announced the acquisitions of assets of Astro Media Group AB. Astro Media Group is a company focusing on generating valuable online traffic to clients worldwide. Astro Media Group is a leader in its field of generating and directing high-value customers.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
RakeTech Group works with iGaming Affiliation as one of the leading operators in Scandinavia. With over five years of experience in iGaming business RakeTech works hard to help players find their ultimate adventure within online gaming. "
target: Astro Media Group AB
Astro Media Group is a company focusing on generating valuable online traffic to clients worldwide. Through leading SEO practices and rich content creation across multiple channels, Astro Media Group is a leader in its field of generating and directing high-value customers.
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announced 7/17/2017 via Company Press Release

Innovation Labs, will acquire Stk Marketing Ltd

synopsis: Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GIG) has through its subsidiary Innovation Labs agreed to acquire all assets in one of the biggest affiliate networks in Scandinavia, Stk Marketing Ltd. The network will be integrated into Innovation Labs’ BI/Data proprietary systems & marketing platforms.
buyer parent: Gaming Innovation Group
buyer: Innovation Labs
Innovation Labs is a fast growing online marketing company for iGaming. It refers paying users to B2B clients primarily by obtaining competitive rankings for high-value keywords in search engines through SEO (search engine optimization), generating traffic to owned websites. "
target: Stk Marketing Ltd
Stk Marketing Ltd is one of the biggest affiliate networks in Scandinavia. STK Marketing also operates, among other things, a number of websites in the gaming industry including the Norwegian sites NorskeSpilleautomater.com, CasinoPåNett.org and CasinoSpesialisten.net, and Swedish Spelautomater.se.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
4.2x
announced 6/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Nordic Leisure AB, will acquire Kama Net AB

synopsis: Nordic Leisure has entered into a binding agreement to acquire all the shares in the Kama Net AB, a Swedish company active in network marketing, affiliation directed towards the global online market for casino gaming.
buyer: Nordic Leisure AB (OM:NLAB:$19.48)
Nordic Leisure owns and manages companies in the gaming and media sectors, and has two business areas: iGaming (online gaming) and Media (affiliation primarily in Internet). The operational activities within the iGaming consolidated in the wholly owned Lifland Gaming Group. "
target: Kama Net AB
Kama Net AB is a Swedish company active in network marketing, affiliation directed towards the global online market for casino gaming.
price ($mm)
$5.40
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, will acquire Online Media UK Ltd

synopsis: Catena Media, the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator, is to acquire certain assets of Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate. The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 20,000 new customers to the online casinos they work with and who advertise on their international network of web sites, spanning from Scandinavia to the UK and down to Italy. "
target: Online Media UK Ltd
The acquisition includes, among other, the domain names Bets.co.uk, Bonuses.co.uk and iGamble.co.uk and certain thereto related assets from Online Media (UK) Ltd., a UK based fast-growing sports betting affiliate.
price ($mm)
$15
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announced 3/18/2021 via BNC Analysis

XLMedia plc, will acquire Sports Betting Dime

synopsis: XLMedia PLC, a leading global digital performance publisher, will acquire the business and assets of Sports Betting Dime (SBD), a leading sports betting brand with a national website, sportsbettingdime.com, and two mobile apps. The acquisition of SBD, alongside XLMedia's existing US sports betting asset, provides scale at local and national levels.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$59.34)
XLMedia is a leading global digital performance publisher. Operating globally across a variety of verticals including online gambling, personal finance and sports, the Group has established proprietary tools and methodologies to identify and target high value consumers on behalf of its customers. "
target: Sports Betting Dime
Sports Betting Dime (SBD) is a leading US affiliate sports betting brand with a national website, sportsbettingdime.com, and two mobile apps. SBD covers everything from the latest betting odds, trends, reports, futures trackers, and analysis, as well as cutting-edge betting guides.
price ($mm)
$26
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closed 2/24/2021 via PR Newswire

admiral.digital, acquired Fresh Sports Group

synopsis: admiral.digital, a marketing technology consultancy in Malaysia, has acquired Fresh Sports Group (FSG), a Malaysia-based marketing technology company. FSG connects technology, data and marketing to help sports brands drive better customer experiences. Their services include SEO, brand design, content creation, performance marketing, and more.
buyer: admiral.digital
admiral.digital is a marketing technology consultancy in Malaysia. admiral.digital makes marketing technology more accessible to help brands grow. They offer services for product development, customer experience, data management, branding, SEO, content, performance marketing, and more. "
target: Fresh Sports Group
Fresh Sports Group (FSG) is a Malaysia-based marketing technology company. FSG connects technology, data and marketing to help sports brands drive better customer experiences and grow their bottom line. Their services include SEO, brand design, content creation, performance marketing, and more.
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closed 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kuvera LLC, acquired United Games LLC

synopsis: Kuvera LLC, a provider of affordable access to valuable financial education and current market research, has acquired United Games, a company that designs and markets next generation mobile apps for sports. United Games' FireFan mobile app allows people to play live sports games and use other apps to gain tickets that they can redeem for rewards.
buyer parent: Investview, Inc
buyer: Kuvera LLC
Kuvera LLC provides affordable access to valuable financial education, current market research and cutting-edge technology that enables individuals to increase and cultivate their own financial resources and plan for the future. Their product services are offered on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: United Games LLC
United Games designs and markets next generation mobile apps for sports through a unique direct marketing distribution model. Their FireFan mobile app allows people to play live sports games and use other apps to gain tickets that they can redeem for rewards like gift cards, vacations, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.44
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closed 3/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Arena Racing Company, acquired Vermantia

synopsis: Arena Racing Company (ARC), the largest racecourse operator in the UK, has acquired virtual sports content provider Vermantia. Based in Greece, Vermantia is a leader in omni-channel content solutions for lotteries, gaming and betting operators worldwide. Their platform, Vermantia CONNECT, provides virtual games, Live Sports and Racing content.
buyer: Arena Racing Company
Arena Racing Company (ARC) is the largest racecourse operator in the UK with its racecourses hosting racing on over 300 days a year. ARC hosts racing at all levels of the sport from Class 7 through to Group 1s. ARC also operates a hotel, spa resort and golf course. "
target: Vermantia
Based in Greece, Vermantia is a virtual sports content provider. Vermantia is a leader in omni-channel content solutions for lotteries, gaming and betting operators worldwide. Their platform, Vermantia CONNECT, provides a gaming portfolio comprised of virtual games, Live Sports and Racing content.
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announced 7/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

RakeTech Ltd., will acquire Infinileads S.L

synopsis: Raketech, the iGaming performance marketing partner, will acquire Infinileads S.L, a Spanish lead generation and affiliation marketing company sending traffic to regulated iGaming operators. Infinileads offers an extensive library of free-to-play casino games that drives high user engagement for their clients.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company, with expertise in delivering comparison services, online guides, communities and social media products for the online gaming, sports and consumer finance industry that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. "
target: Infinileads S.L
Infinileads is a Spanish lead generation and affiliation marketing company sending traffic to regulated iGaming operators. Infinileads offers an extensive library of free-to-play casino games that drives high user engagement for their clients.
price ($mm)
$2.95
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Thimba Media, acquired The Slot Buzz

synopsis: Thimba Media, the iGaming performance marketing company, has acquired The Slot Buzz from Helicon One Digital, a London lead generation and content marketing business. The Slot Buzz operates a product, brand review, and news site for online slot players. They review slot sites and slot games to help their readers choose where they want to gamble.
buyer: Thimba Media
Thimba is an innovative start-up company within iGaming and lead generation. Established in 2016, today Thimba operates a diverse portfolio of lead generation sites and iGaming Investments Globally. The group's aim is to grow through a combination of strategic acquisitions and internal innovation. "
target parent: Helicon One Digital Ltd
target: The Slot Buzz
The Slot Buzz is an affiliate marketing business in the UK. The Slot Buzz operates a product, brand review, and news site for online slot players. They review and rate slot sites and slot games to help their readers choose where they want to gamble and what products they wish to play.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/21/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Better Collective A/S, acquired Ribacka Group

synopsis: Better Collective, the world’s leading developer of digital platforms for bookmaker information, iGaming communities, and betting tips, has acquired Ribacka Group, a lead generation company that develops and constructs traffic sources in Scandinavia. Ribacka Group is a leading iGaming affiliate that offers massive volumes of high quality traffic.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$192.22)
Better Collective is the leading developer of educational platforms within the iGaming industry. Through their products, they aim to make sports betting and gambling entertaining, transparent and fair for the global network of online bettors. "
target: Ribacka Group
Ribacka Group is a lead generation company that develops and constructs traffic sources in Scandinavia. Ribacka Group is a leading iGaming affiliate that offers massive volumes of high quality traffic. The company creates innovative solutions to generate high-value leads for their clients.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.0x
closed 1/5/2022 via GlobeNewswire

SharpLink, acquired FourCubed LLC

synopsis: SharpLink Gaming Ltd., a pioneer of game-changing technological solutions, has acquired certain assets of FourCubed, including FourCubed’s iGaming and affiliate marketing network focused on delivering quality traffic and player acquisitions, retention and conversions to iGaming operator partners worldwide.
buyer: SharpLink (SBET:$2.28)
SharpLink is a leading online technology company that connects sports fans, leagues, and sports websites to relevant and timely sports betting content. SharpLink uses proprietary, intelligent, online technology to convert sports fans into sports bettors for licensed, online sportsbook operators. "
target: FourCubed LLC
FourCubed is a top leader in the Online Gaming Internet Marketing Industry. Their staff of industry veterans shapes interactive marketing solutions to drive traffic to online gaming operators. Their website portfolio has top industry brands that deliver quality traffic to their operator partners.
price ($mm)
$8.15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/10/2020 via BusinessWire

XLMedia plc, will acquire CBWG Media Group LLC

synopsis: XLMedia, a leading global digital performance publisher, announces the acquisition of sports gaming and sports betting business CBWG Media. CBWG is a highly successful digital media publishing group based in the U.S. northeast producing in-depth, quality online content, focused on professional and college sports, sports gaming and sports betting.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$59.34)
XLMedia is a leading global digital performance publisher. Operating globally across a variety of verticals including online gambling, personal finance and sports, the Group has established proprietary tools and methodologies to identify and target high value consumers on behalf of its customers. "
target: CBWG Media Group LLC
Jointly owned by CB Sports and Warwick Gaming, CBWG Media Group LLC owns and operates the popular sports websites CrossingBroad.com and EliteSportsNY.com, and sports betting and gaming focused sites PASportsbooks.com, BetNewJersey.com, ActionRush.com, and PromoCodeKings.com.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.3x
closed 6/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Better Collective A/S, acquired Bola Webinformation GmbH

synopsis: Better Collective, the leading developer of digital platforms for bookmaker information, iGaming communities, and betting tips, has acquired Bola Webinformation GmbH. Bola Webinformation owns strong brands focused on sports betting, including the flagship product Wettbasis.com, a leading affiliate website in the German sports betting market.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$192.22)
Better Collective’s vision is to empower iGamers through transparency and technology – this is what has made them the world’s leading developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and iGaming communities. Their portfolio includes more than 2,000+ websites and products. "
target: Bola Webinformation GmbH
Bola Webinformation GmbH owns strong brands focused on sports betting, including the flagship product Wettbasis.com, which is the leading affiliate website in the German sports betting market. They are involved in all sectors of online marketing for the sports, sports betting and games industries.
price ($mm)
$42
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
5.6x
announced 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

XLMedia plc, will purchase Finnish gambling-related informational websites from Good Game Ltd

synopsis: XLMedia, a provider of digital performance marketing, is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire a number of leading Finnish gambling related informational websites from Good Game Ltd (the "Acquisition"). The Acquisition comprises a leading network of gambling related websites focused on web & mobile traffic, specialising in casino games.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$59.34)
XLMedia provides of digital marketing services. They use proprietary tools and methodologies to generate high value traffic for customers, in return for a revenue share, fixed fees or a hybrid of both. They operate across a number of verticals with specific expertise in the online gaming sector. "
seller: Good Game Ltd
Good Game Ltd’s Finnish gambling-related informational websites are focused on web and mobile traffic, specialising in casino games. The websites provide visitors with reviews of online casino websites, comparison of promotions offered by different brands and information on payment solutions.
price ($mm)
$8.49
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Cherry AB, acquired Game Lounge Limited

synopsis: Swedish gaming operator Cherry has acquired a 51 per cent stake in affiliate marketing business Game Lounge as it looks to drive additional traffic to its iGaming brands. Game Lounge Limited is a Malta based company working within the I-gaming business.
buyer: Cherry AB (OM:CHER B:$261.98)
Cherry is a Swedish gaming company established in 1963 specialized in online casinos and online lotteries and games development, through subsidiaries in Malta. Cherry is the market leader in casinos in restaurants and nightclubs in Sweden. "
target: Game Lounge Limited
Game Lounge Limited is a Malta based company working within the I-gaming business. They are today focusing on the Scandinavian market targeting Finland, Sweden and Norway.
price ($mm)
$1.62*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Minute Media, acquired FanSided

synopsis: Minute Media, a leading global technology and digital publishing platform, has acquired FanSided from Meredith Corporation. FanSided is one of the fastest growing platforms of sports and lifestyle digital properties, with more than 300 destinations focused on specific professional sports teams, college sports, lifestyle trends, and more.
buyer: Minute Media
Minute Media is a leading media and technology brand focused on two main pillars—platform and content. Minute Media’s platform serves as the company’s foundation, powering its content as well as enabling the evolution of other market-leading digital media brands. "
target parent: Meredith Corporation
target: FanSided
FanSided is one of the fastest growing platforms of sports and lifestyle digital properties, with more than 300 destinations focused on specific professional sports teams, college sports, lifestyle trends, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

STATS, Inc., acquired Perform Group

synopsis: STATS has announced its acquisition of Perform, the complete sports content company in the UK. STATS collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it through AI. Together, the companies will combine STATS’ world-class expertise in AI with both companies’ historical archives, to create a treasure trove of sports data.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: STATS, Inc.
STATS collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it through AI to unlock the past, present and future of sports. STATS continues to speed innovation with AutoSTATS, the first-ever AI-powered technology to collect comprehensive sports data from any television broadcast. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Perform Group
Perform is the complete sports content company in the UK. They work with media owners, rights-holders, bookmakers and professional teams to produce and distribute content that transforms how the world experiences sport through 5 brands: Opta, OptaPro, Omnisport, RunningBall and Watch&Bet.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 1/13/2017 via GlobeNewswire

247Sports, will acquire Scout Media Inc.

synopsis: Scout Media Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with CBS 247 Inc. as the “stalking horse” bidder to acquire substantially all of the Company’s assets. Scout is a digital multi-channel, male-focused video network, providing authentic targeted content from its team of press credentialed journalists and sports experts.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: 247Sports
247Sports is a digital media enterprise focused on delivering original sports and entertainment news on a team-by-team basis to sports fans across the world through a spectrum of platforms. It creates products designed for more engaging consumption of team-specific sports news. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Scout Media Inc.
Scout is a digital multi-channel, male-focused video network, providing authentic targeted content from its team of 300+ press credentialed journalists and sports experts across the nation. Scout delivers on men's passion points: NFL, fantasy sports, college football and more.
price ($mm)
$9.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

NBC Sports, Inc., acquired Sport Ngin

synopsis: NBC Sports Group has acquired Sport Ngin, the nation’s largest provider of web software and mobile applications that cater towards teams and leagues of all levels. A total of 500,000 organizations use Sport Ngin including USA Hockey, Hockey Canada and USA Wrestling.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: NBC Sports, Inc.
NBC Sports is the programming division of the American broadcast network NBC, owned by the NBCUniversal Television Group division of NBCUniversal, that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, and its dedicated national sports cable channels. "
target: Sport Ngin
Sport Ngin features a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, including athletes, parents, administrators, coaches, referees, scouts, volunteers, fans, journalists, and sponsors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$39
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Time Inc., acquired FanSided

synopsis: Time Inc. announced that it has acquired Missouri-based FanSided, a sports, entertainment and lifestyle network of more than 300 websites with thriving communities. FanSided is one of the industry’s fastest growing independent digital content networks, with a collective audience of approximately 15 million unique visitors per month.
buyer: Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME:$2,884.00)
Time Inc. is one of the world's leading media companies, with a monthly global print audience of over 120 million and worldwide digital properties that attract more than 120 million visitors each month, including over 50 websites. "
target: FanSided
FanSided is the fastest growing independent network of fandom-focused sports, entertainment and lifestyle sites on the Internet. FanSided is a family business, launched by two brothers who wanted to put their own spin on the coverage of their beloved Kansas City Chiefs.
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