Like Tomorrow (Shanghai) Ltd

announced 1/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Tomorrow (Shanghai) Ltd will be merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: Tomorrow, an award-winning Shanghai-based creative agency, will merge with MediaMonks, a global creative production partner. Tomorrow blends creative, social and production capabilities into campaigns and content that make Chinese youth fall in love with the brands they work with.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: Tomorrow (Shanghai) Ltd
Tomorrow is an award-winning creative agency in China. Tomorrow blends creative, social and production capabilities into campaigns and content that make Chinese youth fall in love with the brands they work with. They offer services for digital campaigns, social content, production, and more.
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$3.12
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closed 8/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Slope Agency, acquired Abacus Growth

synopsis: Slope Agency, a full-service marketing and design agency that specializes in helping startups and e-commerce companies grow, has announced the acquisition of Abacus Growth, a digital marketing agency with distinct expertise in TikTok.
buyer: Slope Agency
Slope is a full-service marketing and design agency and specializes in helping startups and e-commerce companies grow. Their services include social media marketing, web design & development, brand strategy & identity, email strategy, conversion rate optimization, and more. "
target: Abacus Growth
Abacus Growth is a digital marketing agency with distinct expertise in TikTok. As one of the first and only agencies approved to run TikTok ads, Abacus has quickly become the premier TikTok agency, achieving virality for clients like Forbes, LEGO, and Gravity Blanket.
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closed 11/14/2011 via PR Newswire

LBI International AB, acquired Mr. Youth

synopsis: LBi International N.V., the largest independent global marketing and technology agency, announced that it has acquired leading social media and marketing agency Mr Youth in the U.S. Mr Youth assists clients in driving engagement with the new generation of consumers and creating lasting brand advocacy through non-traditional channels.
buyer: LBI International AB (NL:LBI:$233.65)
LBi International is the world's largest independent marketing and technology agency. LBi offers a suite of services that are designed to help companies attract, engage and manage customers more effectively. This full service offering combines analytical, direct marketing and digital competences. "
target parent: Alta Communications
target: Mr. Youth
Mr Youth, founded in 2002, is a social media and youth marketing agency based in New York. The agency's core focus is assisting the world's leading brands in driving consumer engagement and lasting advocacy amongst millennials.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
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closed 2/10/2009 via PE Hub

Alta Communications, The Mustang Group LLC, acquired Mr. Youth

synopsis: Alta Communications and Mustang Group have acquired Mr. Youth, a New York–based social marketing agency. Alta Communications specializes in equity investments in media and communications companies, and The Mustang Group LLC, is a private equity firm that invests in industry-leading middle market companies.
buyer: Alta Communications
buyer: The Mustang Group LLC
Alta Communications is a Boston-based private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media and communications companies. Alta Communications has a very successful track record and is extremely active, having invested in over 100 media and telecommunications companies. "
target: Mr. Youth
Mr. Youth develops strategies and campaigns centered around the modern media mix of word-of-mouth, social interactive and experiential marketing, with a strong focus on creating integrated campaigns that fully engage the audience.
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announced 1/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Tomorrow (Shanghai) Ltd will be merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: Tomorrow, an award-winning Shanghai-based creative agency, will merge with MediaMonks, a global creative production partner. Tomorrow blends creative, social and production capabilities into campaigns and content that make Chinese youth fall in love with the brands they work with.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: Tomorrow (Shanghai) Ltd
Tomorrow is an award-winning creative agency in China. Tomorrow blends creative, social and production capabilities into campaigns and content that make Chinese youth fall in love with the brands they work with. They offer services for digital campaigns, social content, production, and more.
price ($mm)
$3.12
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Low Earth Orbit merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: Low Earth Orbit (L.E.O.) has merged with MediaMonks, a global creative production partner. L.E.O. is a digital-first marketing consultancy focused on building meaningful relationships between brands and consumers. The agency has expertise in advertising, social media, influencer marketing, paid media, public relations, and brand reputation.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
MediaMonks, based in the Netherlands, is a global production company that works with clients across industries to craft amazing work for leading businesses and brands. Its production capabilities span the entire creative spectrum, covering anything one could possibly want from a partner and more. "
target: Low Earth Orbit
Low Earth Orbit (L.E.O.) is a digital-first marketing consultancy. L.E.O. is focused on building meaningful relationships between brands and consumers. The agency has expertise in advertising, digital and social media, influencer marketing, paid media, public relations, and brand reputation.
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closed 1/20/2021 via Company Press Release

MediaMonks B.V., acquired STAUD STUDIOS GmbH

synopsis: S4Capital plc, the tech-led, new age/new era digital advertising and marketing services company, announces that Staud Studios, a high-end creative production studio specializing in the Automotive industry, is merging with MediaMonks, S4Capital’s Content practice.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
MediaMonks, based in the Netherlands, is a global production company that works with clients across industries to craft amazing work for leading businesses and brands. Its production capabilities span the entire creative spectrum, covering anything one could possibly want from a partner and more. "
target: STAUD STUDIOS GmbH
Staud Studios, based in Germany, is a production studio, covering all parts of the customer journey for some of the most iconic car brands in the world. Using the same level of innovative thinking with which their clients develop vehicles and mobility concepts, Staud builds customer experiences.
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announced 1/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Tomorrow (Shanghai) Ltd will be merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: Tomorrow, an award-winning Shanghai-based creative agency, will merge with MediaMonks, a global creative production partner. Tomorrow blends creative, social and production capabilities into campaigns and content that make Chinese youth fall in love with the brands they work with.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: Tomorrow (Shanghai) Ltd
Tomorrow is an award-winning creative agency in China. Tomorrow blends creative, social and production capabilities into campaigns and content that make Chinese youth fall in love with the brands they work with. They offer services for digital campaigns, social content, production, and more.
price ($mm)
$3.12
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closed 1/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

MediaMonks B.V., acquired Decoded Advertising

synopsis: MediaMonks, a global creative production partner, has acquired Decoded Advertising, an independent full-funnel marketing, advertising and design company. Decoded creates breakthrough campaigns to help brands grow. They offer services for experimental design, performance marketing, creative strategy, brand building, brand identity, and more.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: Decoded Advertising
Decoded Advertising is an independent full-funnel marketing, advertising and design company. Decoded creates breakthrough campaigns to help brands grow. They offer services for experimental design, performance marketing, creative strategy, brand building, brand identity, and more.
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announced 9/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Dare.Win will be merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: MediaMonks, a global creative production partner and S4 Capital company, is to merge with Dare.Win, an award-winning digital creative agency that is comprised of more than 80 talents in Paris and are united by the following three entities: a creative agency, a consulting division and an in-house production team.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: Dare.Win
Dare.Win is an award-winning digital creative agency that is comprised of more than 80 talents in Paris and are united by the following three entities: a creative agency, a consulting division and an in-house production team.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

WhiteBalance merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: S4Capital's brand MediaMonks, a global creative production partner, is merging with Delhi-based content creation and production company WhiteBalance. WhiteBalance is a high-end HD production facility with offices in Mumbai and Delhi.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: WhiteBalance
WhiteBalance is a high-end HD production facility with offices in Mumbai and Delhi. They are a group of visual storytellers working across multiple film-making genres. Their dream is to put a ding in the universe by creating international-quality work in India.
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closed 10/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Firewood Marketing merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: MediaMonks, a Dutch creative production partner that works with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies, has merged with Firewood, a full-service marketing agency that develops captivating content that cuts to the core, inspiring loyalty among customers.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: Firewood Marketing
Firewood is a full-service marketing agency. They develop captivating content that cuts to the core, inspiring loyalty among customers. Firewood clears through the clutter, zeros in on the client’s audience, and optimizes outreach efforts in an exponentially interconnected world.
price ($mm)
$112
rev ($mm)
$57
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
14.6x
announced 6/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

MediaMonks B.V., will acquire Biztech Software Services Pty Ltd

synopsis: S4 Capital, the digital advertising and marketing services upstart, has confirmed that its global content arm MediaMonks will merge with marketing and customer experience specialists BizTech. Biztech is the leading Adobe enterprise solutions provider in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Canada and Russia.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: Biztech Software Services Pty Ltd
Biztech Software Services Pty Ltd is the leading Adobe enterprise solutions provider in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Canada and Russia, specialising in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), Adobe Campaign and Adobe Analytics implementation and consulting.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

MediaMonks B.V., acquired Caramel Pictures

synopsis: MediaMonks, a global creative production partner, has acquired Caramel Pictures, an International full service production company for commercials, internet movies, corporate films and cross-media content. Caramel Pictures is based in the Netherlands.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: Caramel Pictures
Caramel Pictures is an International full service production company for commercials, internet movies, corporate films and cross-media content. They are based in the Netherlands.
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closed 7/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

S4 Capital LLC, acquired MediaMonks B.V.

synopsis: S4 Capital LLC, an investment firm founded by Sir Martin Sorrell, has acquired MediaMonks, a global creative production partner. MediaMonks works with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies.
buyer: S4 Capital LLC (LSE:SFOR:$366.86)
S4 Capital LLC is a marketing venture capital firm founded by Sir Martin Sorrell. Sir Martin Sorrell created S4 Capital LLC after leaving his position as Chief Executive Officer at WPP plc. "
target: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms.
price ($mm)
$352
rev ($mm)
$129
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.7x
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closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

MediaMonks B.V., acquired Stopp Family

synopsis: Digital production powerhouse MediaMonks announced that Stopp Family has become part of MediaMonks. Stopp is a creative collective focusing on interactive, content, VFX and other post production disciplines. Stopp is internationally recognized for its virtual reality capabilities, which are now fully integrated into MediaMonks’ global offering.
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
MediaMonks is the biggest creative digital production company on the planet. They specialize in working for and with advertising agencies to craft amazing digital work for global brands. Their award-winning capabilities include film, games and mobile, recognized by over fifty institutions worldwide."
target: Stopp Family
Stopp Family is a creative collective focusing on interactive, content and post production disciplines to serve global companies from concept to execution. They are proven storytellers, lending their skills and experience to ambitious brands around the world.
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closed 7/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

S4 Capital LLC, acquired MediaMonks B.V.

synopsis: S4 Capital LLC, an investment firm founded by Sir Martin Sorrell, has acquired MediaMonks, a global creative production partner. MediaMonks works with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies.
buyer: S4 Capital LLC (LSE:SFOR:$366.86)
S4 Capital LLC is a marketing venture capital firm founded by Sir Martin Sorrell. Sir Martin Sorrell created S4 Capital LLC after leaving his position as Chief Executive Officer at WPP plc. "
target: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms.
price ($mm)
$352
rev ($mm)
$129
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.7x
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closed 1/19/2017 via PR Newswire

DEG Digital, acquired Hint Studios

synopsis: DEG, one of the fastest-growing digital agencies in the country, has bolstered its creative service offerings by acquiring Hint, a Kansas City-based creative content and experience design shop.
buyer: DEG Digital
One of the fastest-growing companies in the country, DEG is a full-service digital agency purpose-built to help clients master the moment with relevant and data-driven marketing, commerce, and collaboration solutions. "
target: Hint Studios
Founded in 1990 in Kansas City's Crossroads Arts District as Take Two Productions, Hint has evolved from a video production studio into a story shop, meeting its clients' needs with high-end video, motion, and experience design expertise.
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closed 12/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Way To Blue, acquired The Project Factory

synopsis: Way To Blue (WTB), the global communications agency, has acquired The Project Factory, the UK and Australian-based digital creative agency. The all cash deal will bolster Way To Blue's growing social and digital teams in London and quadruple the size of its Australian footprint.
buyer: Way To Blue
Way To Blue specializes in entertainment clients and offers research, communications strategy, PR, social media, creative and media planning and buying. They have worked with clients including Fox, Universal, Red Bull, Sony Pictures, Disney, StudioCanal and Lionsgate. "
target: The Project Factory
The Project Factory is an award-winning digital production company that creates transmedia entertainment across web, mobile, social media and games platforms. Founded in 2005, they produce interactive entertainment for movies, television, brands and digital media companies.
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closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

MediaMonks B.V., acquired Stopp Family

synopsis: Digital production powerhouse MediaMonks announced that Stopp Family has become part of MediaMonks. Stopp is a creative collective focusing on interactive, content, VFX and other post production disciplines. Stopp is internationally recognized for its virtual reality capabilities, which are now fully integrated into MediaMonks’ global offering.
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
MediaMonks is the biggest creative digital production company on the planet. They specialize in working for and with advertising agencies to craft amazing digital work for global brands. Their award-winning capabilities include film, games and mobile, recognized by over fifty institutions worldwide."
target: Stopp Family
Stopp Family is a creative collective focusing on interactive, content and post production disciplines to serve global companies from concept to execution. They are proven storytellers, lending their skills and experience to ambitious brands around the world.
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closed 7/8/2014 via PR Newswire

Rightster, acquired Viral Spiral

synopsis: Rightster Group plc, the cloud-based global video distribution and monetisation network, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Viral Management Limited, a company that connects brands, creative agencies, production companies and publishers with the world's most-viewed and shared Social Video Content/Influencers.
buyer: Rightster
Rightster is a global business to business video network for 360° distribution, content-sourcing, audience engagement and monetisation. Rightster's software and services make it simple for sports, fashion, news, entertainment and viral rights holders to enhance the value of their video. "
target: Viral Spiral
Viral Spiral connects brands, creative agencies, production companies and publishers with the world's most-viewed and shared Social Video Content. They offer a range of services including licensing, research & consultancy, cross promotion/seeding, production and distribution & monetisation.
price ($mm)
$3.92
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closed 9/19/2012 via BusinessWire

Crossborders, LLC merged with Rain,

synopsis: New York based digital content creation company Crossborders, LLC announced that it will merge with Rain, the award-winning Utah based software and interactive development firm. The newly combined, 75-person firm will operate under Rain’s company name.
buyer: Rain
Rain is a software and interactive development firm, headquartered in American Fork, Utah. The agency was founded in 1998. Rain specializes in the building of custom creative software that people use and share and which augments brands. "
target: Crossborders, LLC
Crossborders is a diversified content creation company, specializing in the creation of innovative marketing solutions for its clients, full-scale video production and the incubation of cutting edge intellectual property oriented to mobile apps and software.
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closed 1/5/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Alloy Digital Network, acquired Generate Content, LLC

synopsis: Alloy Digital, a leading creator and distributor of high-quality online video content for the 12-34 year-old market and an affiliate of Alloy, Inc., has acquired Generate, the pioneering full-service studio and talent management company, to form the first of its kind, multi-platform, next generation media company.
buyer parent: ZelnickMedia Corp.
buyer: Alloy Digital Network
Alloy Digital Network reaches over 60 million young consumers every month through its network of premium, highly trafficked and monitored websites. It extends messages beyond the digital space through established media platforms that connect with consumers as they move throughout their day. "
target: Generate Content, LLC
Founded in 2006, Generate Content, LLC creates premium content for distribution across traditional and emerging platforms. The company's multiplatform studio produces innovative content to reach, engage and activate consumers.
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closed 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Argonon, acquired Nemorin Creative Film & Video Ltd.

synopsis: Argonon has announced that it has acquired UK-based video agency Nemorin Film & Video after the production group. Argonon has bought Nemorin as part of a push into branded entertainment, with the company’s clients including Hugo Boss, McDonald’s, and Amazon. Nemorin Film & Video is a specialist branded video content production agency.
buyer: Argonon
Argonon is a powerhouse production group that creates world class story-telling and entertainment across all platforms. Argonon Group, through its subsidiaries, provides entertainment programs and services. "
target: Nemorin Creative Film & Video Ltd.
Nemorin Film & Video is a specialist branded video content production agency. They create original brand-funded video content for agencies, publishers, media owners and brands globally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$14
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jeremy Lee Chen Seong, acquired Reelmedia Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Jeremy Lee Chen Seong, a renowned technopreneur in Singapore, has acquired Reelmedia Pte Ltd, a video production and video-marketing conglomerate in Singapore. Reelmedia produces videos that help companies and entrepreneurs to promote their business and increase their revenue. Reelmedia also offers SEO and website design services.
buyer: Jeremy Lee Chen Seong
Jeremy Lee Chen Seong is a renowned technopreneur in Singapore. Jeremy Lee Chen Seong has more than 25 years of experience in the field of healthcare, technology, and finance. He has also worked as a consultant and business advisory body in Fortune 500 companies for many years. "
target: Reelmedia Pte. Ltd.
Reelmedia is a video production and video-marketing conglomerate in Singapore. Reelmedia produces videos that help companies and entrepreneurs to promote their business and increase their revenue. Reelmedia also offers SEO and website design services.
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closed 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bullseye Total Media, LLC, acquired Montani Films, LLC

synopsis: Bullseye Total Media of Barboursville, WV, has acquired the Montani Films production company of Huntington, WV. Montani Films, formerly McComas Video Productions, is a boutique video production company with 18 years of experience. Their goal is to connect brands with their ideal potential customer through creative content.
buyer: Bullseye Total Media, LLC
Bullseye Total Media of Barboursville, WV, opened in 2015 as a digital advertising agency and has grown into a full-service agency, Bullseye Total Media is a full service advertising agency that will deliver its clients' message to their desired target audience easily and effectively. "
target: Montani Films, LLC
Montani Films, formerly McComas Video Productions, is a boutique video production company with 18 years of experience. Their goal is to connect brands with their ideal potential customer through creative content and marketing that relates directly to the needs on the consumer.
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closed 4/18/2019 via Company Press Release

MBB Agency, acquired Burly Studios

synopsis: MBB Agency is excited to announce that it has joined forces with Burly Studios, a Wichita-based motion design and full-service production company. Burly Studios is a creative collective crafting beautiful visual stories through live-action and motion graphics for advertising and entertainment.
buyer: MBB Agency
MBB (Muller Bressler Brown) Agency is a Kansas City-based advertising agency. MBB Agency is a talented group of marketers, thinkers, designers, interactive geeks and writers. They work with a variety of great clients, but their specialty is renovating classic, heritage brands. "
target: Burly Studios
Burly Studios is a creative collective crafting beautiful visual stories through live-action and motion graphics for advertising and entertainment. Burly Studios is a creative production company with a compelling vision to deliver design driven videos for commercial advertising.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Oceanus Group Limited, acquired AP Media Pte Ltd

synopsis: Oceanus Group, the largest land-based abalone producer in the world, has acquired a 51% stake in AP Media, a leading Video Marketing and 360 VR production company in Singapore. AP Media creates videos and 360 VR with a distinctive purpose, often anticipating viewer’s needs, and creating content or messages to address those needs.
buyer: Oceanus Group Limited (SGX:579:$3.15)
Oceanus Group is the largest land-based abalone producer in the world. Oceanus is committed to producing quality, nutritional and affordable fresh and frozen seafood products by engaging in sustainable land- and sea-based farming practices created through innovation in R&D. "
target: AP Media Pte Ltd
AP Media is a leading Video Marketing and 360 VR production company in Singapore. They create videos and 360 VR with a distinctive purpose, often anticipating viewer’s needs, and creating content or messages to address those needs.
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$0.30*
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announced 5/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Vostok VR, will acquire TaKanto Virtual Reality

synopsis: Vostok VR, a leading Singapore-based Virtual Reality (VR) and 360 Video Production company, will acquire TaKanto Virtual Reality, a leading VR Production company in Singapore and Asia. TaKanto Virtual Reality offers premium 360° VR video productions and 3D app development services for mobile and VR headsets.
buyer: Vostok VR
Vostok VR VR is a leading Singapore-based Virtual Reality (VR) and 360 Video Production company. Their clients look to them for interactive experiences that achieve best results in Company Presentations, Sales, Product Launch, Market Activation and Interactive Trainings. "
target: TaKanto Virtual Reality
TaKanto Virtual Reality is a leading Virtual Reality Production company in Singapore and Asia. TaKanto offers premium 360° VR video productions and 3D app development services for mobile and VR headsets. The company has produced award-winning content for several well known global brands.
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closed 3/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Wild Gravity, acquired Workhouse Creative

synopsis: Wild Gravity, a new-breed marketing startup, offering on-demand agency and production services, has acquired award-winning video production company Workhouse Creative. Based in Seattle and founded in 2009, Workhouse develops traditional, digital and social video content for a wide array of brands including: Microsoft, Amazon, and more.
buyer: Wild Gravity
Wild Gravity is a team of executive-level marketing, digital, creative, and production pros from some of the world's foremost brands, agencies, and production shops. They're hacking the marketing production model to deliver world-class, strategic work that gets out the door faster and for less. "
target: Workhouse Creative
Based in Seattle and founded in 2009, Workhouse develops traditional, digital and social video content for a wide array of brands including: Microsoft, Amazon, Intel, Mazda, and McDonalds. Workhouse Creative is an award-winning video production company.
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closed 3/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Industrial Color Studios, acquired Invodo, Inc.

synopsis: Invodo, a video content production company specializing in high-quality, scalable video for brands and retailers, has been sold to Industrial Color Studios, a digital commerce company offering solutions for digital marketers and a portfolio company of Frontenac Company. Invodo shoots product-centric videos for use across the digital marketing mix.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Industrial Color Studios
Industrial Color Studios and its group of content production companies is an industry-leading visual content production company with integrated offerings designed to support marketers, brands, agencies, and the wider production industry with resources for today’s digital commerce marketplace. "
target parent: S3 Ventures
target: Invodo, Inc.
Invodo, Inc. is the industry-leading video content production company specializing in high-quality, scalable video for brands and retailers. A pioneer in eCommerce video, Invodo has a decade of experience shooting tens of thousands of product-centric videos for use across the digital marketing mix.
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announced 12/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

TPT Global Tech Inc., will acquire Blue Collar Productions, Inc.

synopsis: TPT Global Tech has announced that its board of directors has approved the acquisition of all of the assets of Blue Collar Productions. Blue Collar Productions, Inc. is a creative content and video production company located on 'The Lot' studios in Los Angeles.
buyer: TPT Global Tech Inc. (OTCPK:TPTW:$2.40)
TPT Global Tech Inc. based in San Diego, California, is a Technology/Telecommunications Media Content Hub for domestic and International syndication and also provides Technology solutions to businesses domestically and worldwide. "
target: Blue Collar Productions, Inc.
Blue Collar Productions, Inc. is a creative content and video production company located on 'The Lot' studios in Los Angeles. In collaboration with leading agencies, brands, startups, non-profits and entertainment companies, we tell stories that inspire and engage.
price ($mm)
$2.48
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announced 2/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Digimatic Group Ltd., will acquire AP Media Pte Ltd

synopsis: Digimatic Group Ltd has entered into a binding term sheet to acquire 51% of AP Media Pte Ltd. AP Media specialises in video production and has established itself as one of the leading video production companies in Singapore, with an extensive client base. AP Media has recently added Virtual Reality (VR) video products to its solutions.
buyer: Digimatic Group Ltd. (ASX:DMC:$4.22)
Digimatic Group Ltd is a Global Brand Enabler that helps brands connect with the right customers at the right time through the right channels for the right price. They strive to create a global platform that provides brands with comprehensive insights on their target markets. "
target: AP Media Pte Ltd
AP Media is a leading Video Marketing and 360 VR production company in Singapore. They create videos and 360 VR with a distinctive purpose, often anticipating viewer’s needs, and creating content or messages to address those needs.
price ($mm)
$0.56*
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closed 1/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Endemol UK Plc, acquired Electric Robin

synopsis: Endemol Shine UK, one of Britain's largest independent production companies, has acquired creative production house Electric Robin. Electric Robin has produced branded films for brands such as Doritos, Superdry and Team GB.
buyer parent: Endemol Shine Group
buyer: Endemol UK Plc
Endemol UK is one of Britain's largest independent production companies and is behind some of TV's biggest hits. Endemol UK incorporates a group of leading production companies: Remarkable Television, Initial, Zeppotron, Tiger Aspect, Tigress and Darlow Smithson (DSP). "
target: Electric Robin
Electric Robin is a creative production house based in the UK. It has produced branded films for brands such as Doritos, Superdry and Team GB.
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closed 9/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

4mediarelations, acquired BroadView Limited

synopsis: 4Media Group of Companies has acquired a majority stake in BroadView, the video content agency founded by industry veteran Stuart Maister. BroadView will now operate within 4Media under a new name The StoryBuild Agency, with Maister named as MD of the new unit.
buyer: 4mediarelations
4mediarelations is one of the UK’s leading broadcast agencies, specialising in online, TV and radio PR. From their offices in Clerkenwell, they work with direct clients and PR agencies alike to produce creative, innovative and effective broadcast campaigns that reach TV, radio and online media. "
target: BroadView Limited
BroadView is a video content agency based in the United Kingdom. It provides B2B and B2C video production services.
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announced 9/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Dare.Win will be merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: MediaMonks, a global creative production partner and S4 Capital company, is to merge with Dare.Win, an award-winning digital creative agency that is comprised of more than 80 talents in Paris and are united by the following three entities: a creative agency, a consulting division and an in-house production team.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: Dare.Win
Dare.Win is an award-winning digital creative agency that is comprised of more than 80 talents in Paris and are united by the following three entities: a creative agency, a consulting division and an in-house production team.
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