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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Smile.Media Ltd., acquired Nirshamim Lelimudim Ltd.

synopsis: Internet Gold, announced that its subsidiary smile.media ltd. (formerly GoldMind) has acquired the remaining 50% of Nirshamim Lelimudim Ltd. Having acquired an initial 50% ownership interest in March 2005, smile.media is now the sole owner of the fast-growing Nirshamim academic portal.
buyer parent: Internet Gold
buyer: Smile.Media Ltd.
Smile.Media Ltd. (formerly GoldMind Ltd.) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Internet Gold through which the Group provides Value Added Services such as Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus programs and customized electronic newsletters. "
target: Nirshamim Lelimudim Ltd.
Nirshamim is an academic portal that serves Israel's 170,000 university students. A one-stop information site regarding the programs, entrance requirements, etc. of Israeli academic institutions, Nirshamim's revenue model combines lead-generation fees and advertising.
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closed 10/30/2006 via BusinessWire

Austin Ventures, L.P., acquired All Star Directories

synopsis: Austin Ventures, announced the acquisition and recapitalization of All Star Directories, the leading publisher of comprehensive online education directories. The All Star Directories deal came out of the partnership that AV has had with CEO-in-residence Elisabeth DeMarse, the former CEO of BankRate.
buyer: Austin Ventures, L.P.
Austin Ventures has worked with talented entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for nearly twenty-five years. With $3.9 billion under management, AV is the most active venture capital and growth equity firm in Texas and one of the most established in the nation. "
target: All Star Directories
All Star Directories is the Internet’s fastest growing publisher of school directories, matching millions of highly qualified prospective students with the schools that best meet their education needs.
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closed 7/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Nelnet, Inc., acquired CUnet LLC

synopsis: Nelnet, Inc. has completed its acquisition of CUnet, a leading performance-based educational marketing and managed services company headquartered in Wyckoff, New Jersey. The agreement, previously announced on June 26, 2006, has an effective date of July 1, 2006.
buyer: Nelnet, Inc. (NNI:$824.49)
Nelnet is one of the leading educational finance companies in the U.S. and is focused on providing quality student loan products and services to students and schools nationwide. "
target: CUnet LLC
CUnet is the premier provider of online performance media and interactive marketing services driving qualified student inquiries and enrollments for the higher education industry.
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closed 5/10/2006 via BNC Analysis

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired PWP, LLC

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has acquired PWP, LLC. PWP, a leading publisher of directory websites in the educational field, will be integrated into Monster Worldwide's Internet Advertising and Fees business segment, alongside FastWeb, Monsterlearning, and other online media and education-related properties.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: PWP, LLC
PWP is a leading publisher of directory websites in the educational field. PWP owns thousands of education-related domain names and generates more than one hundred thousand 'student to school/college' referrals per month as well as having more than one million unique users per month.
price ($mm)
$1.13
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$5
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closed 9/21/2005 via PR Newswire

All Star Directories, acquired Natural Village, Inc.

synopsis: All Star Directories, Inc., the Internet's fastest growing publisher of career and online school directories announced today it has acquired the Natural Healers Web site business from Natural Village, Inc. of Winthrop, WA.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: All Star Directories
All Star Directories is the Internet’s fastest growing publisher of school directories, matching millions of highly qualified prospective students with the schools that best meet their education needs. "
target: Natural Village, Inc.
NaturalHealers is dedicated to providing the best information to prospective students of natural healing techniques. We strive to be the finest resource available, allowing students to compare schools, contact them, read common questions and answers, and ask questions.
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closed 7/26/2007 via BusinessWire

PlattForm Holdings, Inc., acquired Zuma, LLC

synopsis: PlattForm Holdings, Inc., a leading Internet marketing and enrollment solutions provider to the post-secondary education industry,has acquired Zuma, LLC. Zuma is the publisher of www.BeautySchoolsDirectory.com, a recruitment and enrollment lead generation company for the cosmetology school industry.
buyer parent: Arlington Capital Partners
buyer: PlattForm Holdings, Inc.
PlattForm is a full-service marketing and advertising agency offering enrollment solutions for the education industry and the military. Since 1989, we have continued in our commitment to set the standard for excellence in these industries. "
target: Zuma, LLC
Zuma is the publisher of www.BeautySchoolsDirectory.com, a recruitment and enrollment lead generation company for the cosmetology school industry.
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closed 5/23/2006 via Company Press Release

Halyard Capital, acquired Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc.

synopsis: Halyard Capital, a New York-based private equity fund, announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc. (EDU) and committed a significant investment to accelerate the Company's current growth and market leading position.
buyer: Halyard Capital
Halyard is a private equity fund with $350 million of capital under management focused on investing in media, communications and business services companies. The Fund specializes in middle-market leveraged buyouts, growth equity and structured equity investments. "
target: Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc.
Educational Directories Unlimited (EDU) is a leading provider of online directories serving the higher education industry. The Company's industry leading Web sites include www.GradSchools.com, www.StudyAbroad.com and www.IIEPassport.org.
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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Smile.Media Ltd., acquired Nirshamim Lelimudim Ltd.

synopsis: Internet Gold, announced that its subsidiary smile.media ltd. (formerly GoldMind) has acquired the remaining 50% of Nirshamim Lelimudim Ltd. Having acquired an initial 50% ownership interest in March 2005, smile.media is now the sole owner of the fast-growing Nirshamim academic portal.
buyer parent: Internet Gold
buyer: Smile.Media Ltd.
Smile.Media Ltd. (formerly GoldMind Ltd.) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Internet Gold through which the Group provides Value Added Services such as Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus programs and customized electronic newsletters. "
target: Nirshamim Lelimudim Ltd.
Nirshamim is an academic portal that serves Israel's 170,000 university students. A one-stop information site regarding the programs, entrance requirements, etc. of Israeli academic institutions, Nirshamim's revenue model combines lead-generation fees and advertising.
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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Smile.Media Ltd., acquired Nirshamim Lelimudim Ltd.

synopsis: Internet Gold, announced that its subsidiary smile.media ltd. (formerly GoldMind) has acquired the remaining 50% of Nirshamim Lelimudim Ltd. Having acquired an initial 50% ownership interest in March 2005, smile.media is now the sole owner of the fast-growing Nirshamim academic portal.
buyer parent: Internet Gold
buyer: Smile.Media Ltd.
Smile.Media Ltd. (formerly GoldMind Ltd.) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Internet Gold through which the Group provides Value Added Services such as Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus programs and customized electronic newsletters. "
target: Nirshamim Lelimudim Ltd.
Nirshamim is an academic portal that serves Israel's 170,000 university students. A one-stop information site regarding the programs, entrance requirements, etc. of Israeli academic institutions, Nirshamim's revenue model combines lead-generation fees and advertising.
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closed 4/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Smile.Media Ltd., acquired GPG Network

synopsis: Internet Gold, today announced that its fully-owned subsidiary, Smile.Media Ltd. (formerly GoldMind Ltd.) has acquired a 75% interest in the "GPG Network," an interactive advertising media network.
buyer parent: Internet Gold
buyer: Smile.Media Ltd.
Smile.Media Ltd. (formerly GoldMind Ltd.) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Internet Gold through which the Group provides Value Added Services such as Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus programs and customized electronic newsletters. "
target: GPG Network
The GPG Network currently includes 8 portals specializing in humor, astrology, movies, song lyrics, games etc., which generate approximately 60 million page views (in total) per month.
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announced 3/22/2006 via PR Newswire

GoldMind, will acquire Yahala Ltd.

synopsis: Internet Gold announced that its fully-owned subsidiary GoldMind has signed an agreement to acquire 51% of the shares of Yahala Ltd., the operator of yahala.co.il, one of Israel's largest Arab-language portals.
buyer parent: Internet Gold
buyer: GoldMind
Smile.Media Ltd. (formerly GoldMind Ltd.) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Internet Gold through which the Group provides Value Added Services such as Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus programs and customized electronic newsletters. "
target: Yahala Ltd.
Yahala is a popular Internet portal that offers a rich variety of content and services to Israel's Arab-speaking sector, a segment that accounts for approximately 20% of Israel's population or 1.5 million individuals.
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closed 1/17/2006 via PR Newswire

GoldMind, acquired Seret Israel's Movies Portal Ltd.

synopsis: Internet Gold, today announced that its fully-owned subsidiary GoldMind has acquired 51% of the shares of Seret Israel's Movies Portal Ltd., the owner and operator of seret.co.il, a leading Israeli film portal. The remaining 49% of the company will continue to be held by the portal's founder.
buyer parent: Internet Gold
buyer: GoldMind
Smile.Media Ltd. (formerly GoldMind Ltd.) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Internet Gold through which the Group provides Value Added Services such as Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus programs and customized electronic newsletters. "
target: Seret Israel's Movies Portal Ltd.
Seret offers comprehensive information to movie fans in Israel, including current film showing times, professional and peer movie reviews, Hollywood gossip, chat, multi-player games etc. In addition, the site allows movie-goers to purchase their tickets online.
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announced 3/22/2006 via PR Newswire

GoldMind, will acquire Yahala Ltd.

synopsis: Internet Gold announced that its fully-owned subsidiary GoldMind has signed an agreement to acquire 51% of the shares of Yahala Ltd., the operator of yahala.co.il, one of Israel's largest Arab-language portals.
buyer parent: Internet Gold
buyer: GoldMind
Smile.Media Ltd. (formerly GoldMind Ltd.) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Internet Gold through which the Group provides Value Added Services such as Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus programs and customized electronic newsletters. "
target: Yahala Ltd.
Yahala is a popular Internet portal that offers a rich variety of content and services to Israel's Arab-speaking sector, a segment that accounts for approximately 20% of Israel's population or 1.5 million individuals.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Simple Flying, acquired Get Connected Ltd

synopsis: Simple Flying is pleased to announce its acquisition of Get Connected, one of the world’s leading in-flight connectivity publications. Get Connected was originally founded by Steve Nichols back in 2014. Get Connected contains the latest news from the world of inflight connectivity.
buyer: Simple Flying
Simple Flying is the world's fastest growing aviation news site. Simple Flying's aim is to become the world's go to site for aviation news. The site covers all major commercial aviation news as well as in depth industry analysis. "
target: Get Connected Ltd
Get Connected is one of the world’s leading in-flight connectivity publications. Get Connected is produced by Managing Editor and Publisher Steve Nichols. It contains the latest news from the world of inflight connectivity.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Podimo, acquired BesserFM

synopsis: Podimo, a Danish company that brings users the podcasts they already know and love, as well as lots of exclusive content, has acquired BesserFM, Germany's first podcast magazine that curates culturally moving, socially relevant and intellectually entertaining audio series.
buyer: Podimo
Headquartered in Denmark, Podimo brings users the podcasts they already know and love, as well as lots of exclusive content from both well-known and brand-new hosts. Their mission is to build a new, fair ecosystem for podcasters that rewards creators for making content that people want to hear. "
target: BesserFM
Headquartered in Germany, BesserFM is the world's first podcast magazine. They curate culturally moving, socially relevant and intellectually entertaining audio series. At the same time they bring celebrated US shows to Germany and translate them for users.
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closed 5/14/2012 via BusinessWire

Ziff Davis, Inc., acquired ComputerShopper.com

synopsis: Ziff Davis, Inc., one of the nation’s leading technology media companies, announced the acquisition of ComputerShopper.com, a leading destination for expert, labs-based reviews and comparison shopping of technology products. Computer Shopper has long been an authoritative voice in the hardware and software industries.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Ziff Davis, Inc.
Ziff Davis, Inc. is a leading digital media company specializing in the technology market, reaching over 50 million highly engaged in-market buyers and influencers every month. Ziff Davis sites include PCMag.com, ComputerShopper.com, ExtremeTech.com, Geek.com and Toolbox.com. "
target parent: SX2 Media Labs LLC
target: ComputerShopper.com
ComputerShopper.com is a leading destination for expert, labs-based reviews and comparison shopping of technology products. Computer Shopper has long been an authoritative voice in the hardware and software industries, initially as a print publication and today as a website.
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closed 8/20/2007 via PR Newswire

Magnitude Information Systems, Inc., acquired Kiwibox Media, Inc.

synopsis: Magnitude Information Systems, Inc. announced that on August 16, 2007, it completed the acquisition of Kiwibox Media, Inc, the leading U.S.-based, Teen Online Social Networking Website with 1.8 Million Registered Members.
buyer: Magnitude Information Systems, Inc. (MAGY:$0.06)
Magnitude Information Systems, Inc. is a software company pioneer, delivering the science of ergonomics to the computerized workplace. Computer ergonomics focuses on optimizing technology design, allowing people to interact with computers in the most productive ways. "
target: Kiwibox Media, Inc.
KiwiBox.com is a web site built for teens by teens. 100% of the editorial content are written and contributed by high school and college students. We built KiwiBox.com with the hope of creating a community on the internet which would be driven by teens.
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closed 8/31/2011 via PR Newswire

Hispanicize, acquired Being Latino, Inc.

synopsis: Social media content and blogger marketing platform Hispanicize has acquired a significant stake in Being Latino, one of the nation's leading Hispanic community and social media platforms and publisher of the online magazine Being Latino.
buyer: Hispanicize
Hispanicize is a Latino social media news content and digital services platform. Content on its website and its social media channels delivers the latest trends, features, and questions surrounding social media and technological initiatives that impact and inspire Latinos online today. "
target: Being Latino, Inc.
Being Latino is a community and communications platform designed to educate, entertain and connect all people across the global Latino spectrum. The community platform counts on a growing following through the Being Latino Online Magazine as well as through other social media platforms.
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closed 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Keleops Media AG, acquired Presse-Citron

synopsis: Presse-Citron was bought by Keleops AG, a Swiss company that is headed by Jean-Guillaume Kleis. Founded in July 2005 by Eric Dupin, Presse-Citron is the site for digital news covering net trends, social networks, digital economy, high-tech and mobile internet companies.
buyer: Keleops Media AG
Keleops Media AG connects online service providers with potential customers through a proprietary network of websites (affiliation). Every month, there are several hundred new customers for advertisers in ultra-competitive sectors such as finance, online games, or travel. "
target: Presse-Citron
Founded in July 2005 by Eric Dupin, Presse-Citron is the site for digital news covering net trends, social networks, digital economy, high-tech and mobile internet companies.
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closed 3/8/2017 via PR Newswire

BumpClick LLC, acquired ViralNova

synopsis: BumpClick finalized the acquisition of all ViralNova assets, including the flagship property www.viralnova.com. Viralnova.com is the leading site for trending stories on the web.
buyer: BumpClick LLC
BumpClick is a media company that uses technology and industry relationships to maximize distribution and revenue from its network of websites and social assets that total more than 60M social followers. "
target parent: Zealot Networks
target: ViralNova
Viralnova.com is the leading site for trending stories on the web. ViralNova posts stories every day about important things from around the world that inspire, intrigue, and are bound to put a smile on your face.
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closed 7/9/2015 via PR Web

Zealot Networks, acquired ViralNova

synopsis: Zealot Networks, a digital-first media and entertainment company that empowers creators and entrepreneurs, announced that it has purchased leading social publisher ViralNova. ViralNova is the leading destination for the web's most fascinating, inspiring, and emotionally striking stories.
buyer: Zealot Networks
Zealot Networks is a digital-first media and entertainment company that empowers entrepreneurs by delivering multi-platform revenue, distribution and development opportunities. Zealot leads the ongoing evolution of digital media by connecting entrepreneurs with brands and like-minded communities. "
target: ViralNova
Viralnova.com is the leading site for trending stories on the web. ViralNova posts stories every day about important things from around the world that inspire, intrigue, and are bound to put a smile on your face or tug at your heart.
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$100
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closed 12/17/2014 via Market Wire

Purch, acquired AnandTech

synopsis: Purch announced the acquisition of Anandtech.com, a leader in mobile, computing and IT analysis and reviews. Purch's industry-leading combination of high-quality content and integrated commerce experiences makes complex buying decisions easy for more than 100 million consumers and professionals monthly.
buyer: Purch
Purch is a portfolio of digital brands and services that helps make complex buying decisions easy for 100 million consumers monthly. Its respected sites such as Top Ten Reviews, Tom's Guide, Tom's Hardware, and Live Science integrate commerce and content in more than 1000 product categories. "
target: AnandTech
AnandTech is an online computer hardware magazine. The web site is a source of hardware reviews for off-the-shelf components and exhaustive benchmarking, targeted towards computer building enthusiasts, but later expanded to cover mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
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announced 1/29/2014 via BusinessWire

The Daily Dot, will acquire The Kernel

synopsis: Daily Dot Media (DDM), publisher of The Daily Dot, an online newspaper that covers internet topics, is acquiring The Kernel, a top U.K. publication well known for its investigative journalism, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: The Daily Dot
The Daily Dot is the must-read source for Internet news and cultural commentary. They tell the story of the Internet by profiling the people, apps, and communities that shape their shared online experience, inspiring their readers to explore what’s next. "
target: The Kernel
The Kernel is an online news journal focused on pop, Internet and celebrity culture, broke stories that appeared in Time, Gawker, BBC News, and The Guardian, among many others.
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closed 2/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

GigaOmniMedia, Inc., acquired ContentNext

synopsis: Giga Omni Media, the parent company of flagship site GigaOM, has announced the acquisition of ContentNext Media, the parent company of paidContent, from Guardian News & Media for an undisclosed amount of money. The acquisition gives Giga Omni Media a larger reach and access to more, quality journalists.
buyer: GigaOmniMedia, Inc.
GigaOmniMedia, Inc. operates an online news and weblog GigaOM.com. It provides technology news, analysis, and opinions on topics ranging from broadband to online games. "
target parent: Guardian Media Group plc
target: ContentNext
ContentNext is an independent media and information company based in Santa Monica, California, covering the business of digital media. The company operates three award winning sites: paidContent.org, mocoNews.net and contentSutra.com.
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closed 7/11/2008 via Market Wire

Guardian News and Media Limited, acquired ContentNext

synopsis: Guardian News & Media announces a significant expansion of its US presence with the acquisition of ContentNext Media, the leading B2B media company which covers digital media, the entertainment and technology sectors, and publishes the influential paidContent.org.
buyer parent: Guardian Media Group plc
buyer: Guardian News and Media Limited
Guardian News and Media is the publisher of the Guardian and Observer newspapers and guardian.co.uk. Founded in 1821 the Guardian has a long history of editorial and political independence. The Observer is the oldest Sunday paper in the world, founded in 1791 and was acquired by GNM in 1993. "
target: ContentNext
ContentNext is an independent media and information company based in Santa Monica, California, covering the business of digital media. The company operates three award winning sites: paidContent.org, mocoNews.net and contentSutra.com.
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closed 9/6/2018 via Company Press Release

The Wrap News, Inc., acquired VideoInk

synopsis: TheWrap News Inc., the leading digital news organization covering the business of entertainment and media, announced the acquisition of VideoInk, Inc., the go-to source for business news about the fast-growing digital video industry.
buyer: The Wrap News, Inc.
The Wrap News Inc. is the leading digital news organization covering the business of entertainment and media. The Wrap News Inc. is comprised of the award-winning, industry-leading website with its high-profile newsbreaks, investigative stories and authoritative analysis. "
target: VideoInk
VideoInk is a news publication that covers the online video industry. They have information on everything and everyone involved in online video. They have sections on breaking news, insights, company and executive profiles, and video interviews/podcasts.
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closed 12/11/2013 via Company Press Release

Salem Communications Corporation, acquired Twitchy.com

synopsis: Salem Communications, announced the acquisition of Twitchy.com. Twitchy is a ground-breaking Twitter curation site powered by a kinetic staff of social media junkies. They mine Twitter to bring “who said what” in U.S. politics, global news, sports, entertainment, media, and breaking news 24/7.
buyer: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Communications Corporation is the largest commercial U.S. radio broadcasting company that provides programming targeted at audiences interested in Christian and family-themed radio content, as measured by the number of stations and audience coverage. "
target: Twitchy.com
Twitchy is a ground-breaking Twitter curation site powered by a kinetic staff of social media junkies. They mine Twitter to bring “who said what” in U.S. politics, global news, sports, entertainment, media, and breaking news 24/7.
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announced 6/22/2011 via BusinessWire

TechMedia Network, will acquire LAPTOP Magazine

synopsis: TechMediaNetwork, the fastest growing digital publisher and content provider of consumer technology and science news, has agreed to purchase the assets of LAPTOP and LaptopMag.com, the leading mobile technology magazine and website. The print publication and website serve as the essential guide for mobile professionals and tech-savvy consumers.
buyer: TechMedia Network
TechMediaNetwork is a leading technology media company that produces news and reviews reaching more than 19 million monthly visitors. The company distributes content through its owned and operated Web sites, syndication partners and web site partners. "
target: LAPTOP Magazine
LAPTOP Magazine celebrates the infusion of mobile technology in our daily lives and provides the information and insights that enable its readers to thrive in a wireless world. The print publication and website serve as the essential guide for mobile professionals and tech-savvy consumers.
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Wired Magazine, acquired Ars Technica

synopsis: Ars Technica, one of the leading technology sites on the Web with 4.4 million unique monthly visitors and 30+ million monthly page views, will become part of WIRED Digital, operating as an independent unit of the fast-growing division, it was announced today.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Wired Magazine
Wired Magazine delivers the intelligence readers need on the topics that matter most: Technology and innovation. Science and medicine. Business and global politics. Arts and culture. The best new products and more. "
target: Ars Technica
Founded in 1998 by Ken Fisher and Jon Stokes, Ars Technica is highly regarded for producing insightful, opinionated tech news and analysis for its loyal and growing audience. Based in Boston, MA, Ars Technica will soon open offices in Chicago and San Francisco.
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closed 4/30/2008 via BusinessWire

M6 Metropole Television, acquired Cyrealis

synopsis: M6 Group through its subsidiary M6 Web, acquired 100% of Cyréalis, that runs websites like Clubic.com, Jeuxvideo.fr, Neteco.com and Achetezfacile.com. Thanks to this acquisition, M6 confirms its willingness to develop a first rank Internet platform, and becomes one of the 15 most visited websites in France.
buyer: M6 Metropole Television (ENXTPA:MMT:$1,585.68)
Metropole Television M6, through its subsidiaries, operates in the broadcasting industry. The group operates in Terrestrial Free TV, Brand Diversification, and Digital Pay TV divisions. "
target: Cyrealis
Cyréalis mainly runs three editorial websites on high tech, video games and e business set of themes, completed by a price comparison website (achetezfacile.com). In January 2008, Cyrealis gathered 5.5 millions unique visitors, predominantly men between 15 and 35 years old.
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$42
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announced 4/16/2007 via PR Newswire

TG Publishing LLC will be merged with BestofMedia Group,

synopsis: BestofMedia Group and TG Publishing announced a merger to form one of the top-three online media publishing companies for technology in the world and one of the top-two in pan-European rankings. The combination of TG Publishing and BestofMedia will provide their readers unprecedented depth and breadth of unbiased technology product reviews.
buyer: BestofMedia Group
BestofMedia Group is a top-ranked French technology media publication. BestofMedia Group also owns ResellerStore, an ecommerce solution that connects buyers with technology retailers and online merchants. "
target: TG Publishing LLC
TG Publishing is a global leader in online media publications. Media properties represented include Tom's Hardware Guide, Gear Digest, TwitchGuru, TG Daily and SmallNetBuilder.
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closed 7/12/2006 via PR Newswire

Conde Nast Publications Inc., purchased Wired News from Lycos, Inc.

synopsis: LYCOS, Inc., a leading entertainment destination for creators and consumers of quality content, today announced the sale of its award-winning Wired News property for $25.0 million to Conde Nast Publications, owner of WIRED Magazine.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast Publications, home to many of the world's celebrated magazines and websites, is committed to journalistic integrity, influential reporting and superior design. Each of our magazines features renowned editors, writers and photographers. "
seller parent: Daum Communications
seller: Lycos, Inc. (:$325.42)
Lycos, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Daum Communications, Corp., the leading Internet company in Korea and a leader throughout the Asian markets. Lycos, Inc. has in its portfolio a broad range of highly rated, popular specialty sites including Lycos.com, Angelfire.com.
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Ticker: ASX:ISU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSelect Ltd
iSelect is an Australian comparison website. It aims to save its customers money, time and effort by making available product information and advice for comparison purposes across the widest range of Australian insurers. iSelect allows users to compare insurance, utilities, credit cards, and loans.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$141.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.50
EBIT ($mm)
$16.94
Net Income ($mm)
$12.55
Employees
426
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Ticker: TSE:3674
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co. Ltd. is Japan’s largest online auction price comparison and search website. aucfan.com allows users to compare, search, and analyze online auction and ecommerce product and price information, as well as to see the prices and numbers of transactions for products traded in the past.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$39.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.02
EBIT ($mm)
$1.28
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
Employees
120
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