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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 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Racing Post, acquired Independent Content Services

synopsis: Racing Post, a publisher of racing and betting information, has acquired Independent Content Services (ICS Media Group), a UK-based multimedia content provider and digital marketing agency that specializes in sports and gaming. ICS produces content and services such as audio, text, video and images for new and traditional publishing platforms.
buyer parent: Exponent Private Equity
buyer: Racing Post
Established in 1986, Racing Post is the market-leading publisher of racing and betting information both on and offline in the UK. Racing Post print products include the daily paper and two weekly titles and attracts more than 1,000,000 unique visitors per month. "
target: Independent Content Services
Independent Content Services (ICS Media Group) is a UK-based multimedia content provider and digital marketing agency that specializes in sports and gaming. ICS produces and supplies content and services such as audio, text, video and images for new and traditional publishing platforms.
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closed 10/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Fanatics, Inc., acquired Fermata Partners LLC

synopsis: Fanatics announced it has acquired the collegiate licensing services practice of Fermata Partners from CAA Sports, a division of Creative Artists Agency. Fermata is a consumer products licensing agency that partners with brands possessing deep affinity in sport and college to formulate global strategies and deliver practical execution.
buyer: Fanatics, Inc.
The global leader in licensed sports merchandise, Fanatics is changing the way fans purchase their team apparel and jerseys through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today’s on-demand culture. Fanatics sells the largest collection of timeless merchandise. "
target parent: Creative Artists Agency
target: Fermata Partners LLC
Fermata is a consumer products licensing agency that partners with brands possessing deep affinity in sport, lifestyle, and college to formulate global strategies and deliver practical execution. They help their clients evolve transactional licensing administration into transformational brands.
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closed 6/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Learfield Sports, acquired SME, Inc.

synopsis: Learfield continues to add capabilities to its array of services with the acquisition of SME, a New York City-based agency specializing in building brands. SME is a renowned brand development agency serving the sports entertainment, higher education and collegiate athletics industries.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Learfield Sports
An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for 125 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels. "
target: SME, Inc.
SME is a renowned brand development agency serving the sports entertainment, higher education and collegiate athletics industries. These services include strategy, research, positioning, naming, brand identity & management, messaging, social media, web, events, media planning, advertising, and more.
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closed 11/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Hirschfeld Marketing, acquired Bulldawg Marketing

synopsis: Hirschfeld Marketing Solutions (HMS), event architects that help brands connect to their consumers through hospitality, sampling, mobile tours and other event activations, announced the acquisition of Bulldawg Marketing, a fully integrated marketing agency that is known for its outstanding reputation in the NASCAR industry.
buyer: Hirschfeld Marketing
Hirschfeld Marketing Solutions is an experiential marketing and lifestyle engagement agency located in Charlotte, NC. Since 2006, industry-leading companies have turned to HMS to develop creative ways of using sports and entertainment to connect their brands to the consumer. "
target: Bulldawg Marketing
Bulldawg Marketing is a fully integrated marketing agency that is known for its outstanding reputation in the NASCAR industry. They are specialists in licensing, merchandising and multi-brand program development and execution.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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announced 5/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Endeavor, LLC, will acquire Mailman Group

synopsis: Endeavor agreed to acquire sports digital agency Mailman Group. Launched in 1999, Mailman was an early pioneer for media and advertising in China through postcards but has since established an international footprint through its digital services for global sports organizations. 
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Endeavor, LLC
Endeavor is a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion operating in more than 30 countries. Endeavor specializes in talent representation and management; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media production, sales and distribution; and event management. "
target: Mailman Group
Launched in 1999, Mailman was an early pioneer for media and advertising in China through postcards but has since established an international footprint through its digital services for global sports organizations.
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closed 9/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Canadian Soccer Business, acquired Stadium Digital

synopsis: Canadian Soccer Business (CSB), a sports enterprise that represents premier soccer properties in Canada, has acquired Stadium Digital, a full service digital media company and Canada’s leading fan engagement platform provider. Stadium Digital creates media solutions and technology products in the areas of sponsorship, fan engagement and more.
buyer parent: Canadian Premier League
buyer: Canadian Soccer Business
Canadian Soccer Business (CSB) is a sports enterprise that represents premier soccer properties in Canada. This includes representation for all corporate partnerships and broadcast rights related to Canada Soccer’s core assets including its national teams. "
target: Stadium Digital
Stadium Digital is a full service digital media company and Canada’s leading fan engagement platform provider. Stadium Digital creates and manages media solutions and technology products in the areas of sponsorship, fan engagement, ticketing and e-commerce.
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announced 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd.

synopsis: SKIYAKI Inc., a Japanese company that offers internet entertainment content services, will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd., a marketing company in Japan. SEA Global help sports team create websites and mobile sites. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, table tennis, rugby, and badminton.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: SEA Global Co., Ltd.
SEA Global is a marketing company in Japan. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, rugby, and more. They help sports team create websites and mobile sites. SEA Global also publishes a magazine focused on baseball and provides athlete management services.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Salt Creek Capital, acquired CourseTrends

synopsis: Salt Creek Capital announced the acquisition of CourseTrends, a leading online marketing solutions provider to the golf industry. Based in Austin, Texas, CourseTrends provides golf course operators with innovative software and marketing solutions to maximize revenues and provides golfers access to online tee-time bookings across all 50 states.
buyer: Salt Creek Capital
Salt Creek Capital is a San Francisco Bay Area-based private equity firm partnering with experienced operating executives to acquire profitable companies with up to $50 million in revenue. The company takes a long-term approach to investing in lower middle market businesses. "
target: CourseTrends
CourseTrends is a leading provider of intelligent, online marketing solutions for golf facilities. CourseTrends suite of solutions includes customized websites, email marketing and mobile tools, social media management, e-commerce, call center support and much more.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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closed 11/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

Traveas AB, acquired Stampen Sports Media

synopsis: Traveas buys Stampen Sports Media, a subsidiary of Stampen Media Group. Stampen Sports Media (SSM) includes brands SvenskaFans.com, sister site FanTV.se and the new efforts Golfing.se and SvenskaRaceFans.com. SSM now reaches 300 to 350,000 unique visitors per week through its websites and mobile apps.
buyer: Traveas AB (XSAT:EVERY A:$10.12)
Traveas AB is engaged in the media and technology businesses in Sweden. The company provides media advertising services. It also offers technology solutions, which include the Ancillarator, a cloud based sales and marketing automation tool. "
target parent: Stampen Media Group
target: Stampen Sports Media
Stampen Sports Media (SSM) includes brands SvenskaFans.com, sister site FanTV.se and the new efforts Golfing.se and SvenskaRaceFans.com. SSM now reaches 300 to 350,000 unique visitors per week through its websites and mobile apps.
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closed 11/18/2013 via Company Press Release

NAMG, Inc., acquired Scout Media Inc.

synopsis: North American Membership Group (NAMG) CEO James Heckman announced the acquisition of Scout.com from Fox Networks Group. The company is an integrated sports publishing company consisting of two separate divisions that work closely together to deliver a unique and highly integrated Internet and print product offering.
buyer parent: The Pilot Group
buyer: NAMG, Inc.
North American Membership Group (NAMG) excels in creating and growing eleven distinct lifestyle clubs that thrive on the camaraderie they foster between their members and the clubs. Each club's magazine, e-newsletter and website is rich with articles and how-to features. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Scout Media Inc.
Scout.com is an integrated sports publishing company consisting of two separate divisions that work closely together to deliver a unique and highly integrated Internet and print product offering. The Internet publishing division consists of a network of more than 200 web sites.
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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Perform Group, acquired Mackolik Internet Hizmetleri Ticaret A.S.

synopsis: Perform Group plc, a UK-based digital media company, has acquired a majority stake in Mackolik Internet Hizmetleri Ticaret A.S. Mackolik is a Turkey-based owner and operator of sports websites including mackolik.com and sahadan.com. Perform Group is acquiring an initial 51% stake in Mackolik for cash consideration of TRY40.8 million.
buyer: Perform Group
Perform is a world leader in monetising sport and entertainment rights in digital media. They have been consistent and renowned innovators since 2000, and a major driving force in the commercialisation of sport and entertainment rights on TV, on mobile and online. "
target: Mackolik Internet Hizmetleri Ticaret A.S.
Mackolik Internet Hizmetleri Ticaret A.S. owns and operates a number of Turkey's leading independent sports websites including mackolik.com and sahadan.com.
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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:$64.95)
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.
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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 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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announced 4/9/2021 via Company Press Release

OpenTech Alliance, will acquire Adigma io

synopsis: OpenTech Alliance, the leading developer of innovative smart-connected technology solutions for the self storage industry, will acquire Adigma, LLC, a leading digital marketing and technology company. Adigma is a premier marketing services agency working to help companies nationwide implement trackable, creative, and savvy digital marketing.
buyer: OpenTech Alliance
OpenTech Alliance is the leader in automation and call center services for the self storage industry. They help storage owners work smarter by increasing productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction with innovative technologies designed from the ground up for the self storage business. "
target: Adigma io
Adigma is a marketing agency and technology company. Specializing in Account Based Marketing and multi-location businesses, Adigma uses its platform and machine learning to define customer intent & maximize performance. They also offer ad delivery, content marketing, search optimization, and more.
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closed 10/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Umbra Companies, Inc., acquired Boost Words

synopsis: Umbra Companies, Inc., an investment holding company, has acquired Boost Words, a digital marketing company that specializes in Google Adwords campaigns. Boost Words uses an AI and machine learning-based software solution to help their clients optimize their Adwords campaigns. They also offer services for Facebook ads and SEO.
buyer: Umbra Companies, Inc.
Umbra Companies, Inc. (UCI) is an investment holding company. UCI focuses on growth-oriented companies in the science and technology sectors. They invest in companies during the early stages of development as well as growth stages of companies with a synergistic business model to UCI subsidiaries. "
target: Boost Words
Boost Words is a digital marketing company that specializes in Google Adwords campaigns. Boost Words uses an AI and machine learning-based software solution to help their clients optimize their Adwords campaigns. They also offer services for Facebook ads and SEO.
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closed 2/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Jumbleberry, acquired Jumbleberry

synopsis: Stephen Jukes, Jumbleberry's Co-Founder, has acquired the company in a management buyout. Jumbleberry is a Digital Performance Marketing company. Jumbleberry connects direct-to-consumer brands with agencies and media buyers through advertising campaigns that drive customer acquisition on a fixed-cost-per-customer basis.
buyer: Jumbleberry
Jumbleberry is a Digital Performance Marketing company that provides solutions to clients around the world. Jumbleberry connects direct-to-consumer brands with agencies and media buyers through advertising campaigns that drive customer acquisition on a fixed-cost-per-customer basis. "
target: Jumbleberry
Jumbleberry is a Digital Performance Marketing company that provides solutions to clients around the world. Jumbleberry connects direct-to-consumer brands with agencies and media buyers through advertising campaigns that drive customer acquisition on a fixed-cost-per-customer basis.
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closed 1/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Force24, acquired SoAmpli

synopsis: Force24, a leading marketing automation company, has acquired SoAmpli, a digital marketing agency that combines human and artificial intelligence to provide the best content for sales teams to share on social media, connecting them with relevant prospects.
buyer: Force24
Based in the Uk, Force24 is a leading marketing automation company. They are a team of lead nurturing and creative experts that employ their proprietary automation platform to deliver results driven cross channel campaigns. "
target: SoAmpli
Based in the UK, SoAmpli is a digital marketing agency that combines human and artificial intelligence to provide the best content for sales teams to share on social media, connecting them with relevant prospects.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

WeWork Management LLC, acquired Conductor

synopsis: Shared work space giant WeWork has acquired Conductor, a marketing services company that analyzes online search data and helps companies create content based on what people are looking for. Conductor offers Conductor Searchlight, which marketers use to garner insights about potential customers before they begin creating marketing content.
buyer: WeWork Management LLC
WeWork offers shared work spaces in more than 20 locations across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. They transform buildings into beautiful, collaborative workspaces and provide infrastructure, services, events and tech so their members can focus on doing what they love. "
target: Conductor
Conductor is a marketing services company that analyzes online search data and helps companies create content based on what people are looking for. Conductor offers Conductor Searchlight, which marketers use to garner insights about potential customers before they begin creating marketing content.
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closed 9/20/2017 via BusinessWire

VerifySmart Corporation, acquired BP360 Group

synopsis: Verify Smart Corporation, a global leader in financial fraud prevention and innovative technology solutions announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of The BP360 proximity marketing group. BP360 includes executives who are experienced in developing successful Affiliate Marketing Sales Organizations.
buyer: VerifySmart Corporation (OTCPK:VSMR:$0.00)
Verify Smart Corp is an international technology company that develops and markets innovative solutions for the global digital market. The company also licenses patented technology for the prevention of debit/credit card and electronic transaction fraud. "
target: BP360 Group
The BP360 Group is a proximity marketing business. The company includes seasoned entrepreneurs and executives, experienced in developing successful Affiliate Marketing Sales Organizations, which include thousands of representatives, and advertising campaigns for various companies.
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announced 3/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Entravision Communications Corporation, will acquire Headway Digital

synopsis: Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Headway, a leading provider of mobile, programmatic, data and performance digital marketing solutions primarily in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$428.66)
Entravision Communications Corporation is a leading media company that reaches and engages U.S. Latinos across acculturation levels and media channels, as well as consumers in Mexico. The company's comprehensive portfolio incorporates integrated media and marketing solutions. "
target: Headway Digital
Headway, marketing powered by technology, is the leading data-driven media buying company for marketers worldwide, integrating proprietary technology and state-of-the-art partner platforms. Their technology combines DMP and powerful media buying capabilities in a one stop advertising platform.
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closed 10/19/2016 via Market Wire

MUNDOmedia Ltd., acquired 36 Labs, LLC

synopsis: MUNDOmedia has acquired 36 Labs, a supply side technology and performance marketing services company. 36 Labs' platforms have driven hundreds of millions in revenue while generating industry leading results for its partners and advertisers. Its foundation is driven by consistently analyzing data fed into CORE, its proprietary marketing platform.
buyer: MUNDOmedia Ltd.
MUNDOmedia is the global leader in data-driven digital marketing. The Company helps large brands grow their business by connecting them to an engaged global audience at the moment of greatest opportunity with a suite of proprietary technology powered by data. "
target: 36 Labs, LLC
36 Labs is a leader in technology-driven user acquisition ("UA"). Utilizing its proprietary marketing optimization technology named CORE, the hands-on team is able to assist brands of all sizes with enhancing their respective UA efforts across the globe.
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closed 8/2/2016 via Market Wire

IZEA, Inc., acquired ZenContent Inc.

synopsis: IZEA, Inc., operators of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, has acquired ZenContent, Inc., a content marketing technology platform.
buyer: IZEA, Inc. (IZEA:$20.60)
Founded in 2006, IZEA is the pioneer of Social Sponsorship. The company builds cloud-based marketplaces that connect brands with creators who blog, tweet, pin, and post on their behalf. "
target: ZenContent Inc.
Based in Mountain View, California, ZenContent creates high-quality content for businesses. Their team of professional creators delivers subject matter expertise to fit a client's needs.
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closed 2/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired DBG UK

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of DBG; a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: DBG UK
DBG is a UK-based, independent marketing solutions agency that specializes in optimizing client data to make compelling connections to drive growth and improve marketing and business performance.
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closed 5/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Periscopix Ltd

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced its acquisition of Periscopix, a leading London-based performance marketing agency. Periscopix specializes in search, programmatic media, and web analytics, delivering measurable results for top-tier global and European brands.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: Periscopix Ltd
Founded in 2004, Periscopix focuses on the use of data, analytics, and technology to enable internationally recognized pay-per-click search, programmatic media buying, Google analytics consulting, and conversion rate optimization.
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closed 3/25/2015 via Company Press Release

Output Services Group, Inc., acquired DoublePositive Marketing Group, Inc.

synopsis: Output Services Group (OSG), a leading provider of outsourced billing and statement services and customer communication management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of DoublePositive, a privately-held, Baltimore-headquartered performance- based online marketing company.
buyer: Output Services Group, Inc.
Ouput Services Group is a business technology partner providing integrated multi-channel print and electronic solutions through a state-of-the-art processing environment. OSG offers comprehensive and flexible solutions including electronic billing, invoice/statement services, and more. "
target: DoublePositive Marketing Group, Inc.
DoublePositive is a performance-based online marketing company serving lead buyers, lead sellers, and direct response advertisers. DoublePositive accelerates digital full-funnel demand generation and new customer acquisitions for their customers.
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closed 1/29/2014 via Company Press Release

The SAVO Group, ltd., acquired StoryQuest Inc.

synopsis: The SAVO Group has acquired StoryQuest, Inc. StoryQuest Inc. provides real-world stories and content in multimedia formats into mobile tools for customer reference, learning, and sales enablement.
buyer: The SAVO Group, ltd.
SAVO is the leading provider of sales enablement solutions. SAVO’s on-demand sales enablement platform maximizes the sales team’s ability to communicate value and differentiation in clear, consistent and compelling ways. "
target: StoryQuest Inc.
StoryQuest Inc. provides real-world stories and content in multimedia formats into mobile tools for customer reference, learning, and sales enablement.
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announced 8/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., will acquire Merkle, Inc.

synopsis: Dentsu Inc.’s Dentsu Aegis Network, a multinational media and digital marketing communications company, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in data marketing firm Merkle. Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of nine global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights.
price ($mm)
$1,500
rev ($mm)
$436
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2020 via PR Newswire

Syndigo LLC, acquired Kwikee

synopsis: Syndigo, a leading SaaS product information and syndication company, announced the acquisition of Kwikee, a management and distribution platform for branded product content, from sgsco. Kwikee's approach to branded product content utilizes their single-source-of-truth technology platform.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Syndigo LLC
Syndigo is a leading SaaS product information and syndication company that enables commerce by supporting the efficient transfer of information in brands, retailers and their customers. The company provides descriptive product and nutritional information, images and other digital media. "
target parent: Onex Corporation
target: Kwikee
Kwikee provides an end-to-end solution for the creation, management and distribution of brand assets and content. Their better, faster, leaner approach to branded product content utilizes their single-source-of-truth technology platform.
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announced 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Be Heard Group plc, will acquire Freemavens

synopsis: Digital marketing services firm Be Heard Group PLC said it has agreed to buy a 75% stake in UK-based Freemavens Ltd, a marketing analytics consultancy, and will back the deal with a GBP2.1 million share placing.
buyer: Be Heard Group plc (AIM:BHRD:$69.14)
Be Heard Group plc is a digital marketing group at the intersection of marketing, technology and e-commerce. Their vision is to build an agile interconnected group focused on helping clients maximize their return on investment from digital marketing. "
target: Freemavens
Freemavens was founded in 2012 by Andrej Moyseowicz and Christopher Palengat, and aims to solve clients’ business challenges and develop insights using big data. It has a staff of 20 and has developed several in-house data analytics tools and methodologies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1.04 [$2.13]*
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
4.8x
closed 6/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Barrington Media Group, acquired Five Mill

synopsis: Barrington Media Group, LLC, a technology-enabled marketing services business, has acquired Five Mill, Inc, a full-service digital marketing agency that specializes in search engine marketing (SEM). Five Mill utilizes extensive digital expertise as well as best-in-class proprietary, AI-driven bidding technology to optimize each client’s SEM goals.
buyer parent: Fort Point Capital
buyer: Barrington Media Group
Located in Shelton, Connecticut, Barrington Media Group (BMG) is a technology-enabled marketing services business that focuses on direct response advertisements in traditional media channels, including television, audio and direct mail. "
target: Five Mill
Five Mill is a full-service digital marketing agency that specializes in search engine marketing (SEM). Five Mill utilizes extensive digital expertise as well as best-in-class proprietary, AI-driven bidding technology to optimize each client’s SEM goals.
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closed 9/12/2018 via PR Newswire

Deloitte Digital, acquired Magnetic

synopsis: Deloitte announced the acquisition of Magnetic Media Online, Inc.'s artificial intelligence platform business. Magnetic is an artificial intelligence company that uses machine learning to deliver smarter, faster, and more effective advertising.
buyer parent: Deloitte LLP
buyer: Deloitte Digital
Deloitte Digital has created a new model for a new age — a creative digital consultancy. That means bringing together all the creative and technology capabilities, business acumen and industry insight needed to help transform clients' businesses with digital. "
target: Magnetic
Magnetic is an artificial intelligence company that uses machine learning to deliver smarter, faster, and more effective advertising. Their AI platform continuously analyzes the attributes of over 350 million live user profiles alongside real-time inventory supply and bid opportunities.
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closed 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Publitalia ’80, acquired Beintoo Inc

synopsis: Publitalia ’80, an Italian advertising agency, has acquired Beintoo, an Italian mobile data company operating in the digital advertising and data driven marketing field. Beintoo uses a proprietary SDK that enables them to gather valuable customer insights and create highly profiled mobile advertising campaigns.
buyer parent: FinInvest SpA
buyer: Publitalia ’80
Publitalia ’80 is an Italian advertising agency. Publitalia ’80 creates innovative advertising projects on leading TV channels and networks belonging to the Mediaset Group. Publitalia ’80 helps their clients to reach to 58% of the Italian population through 18 TV channels and networks. "
target: Beintoo Inc
Beintoo is an Italian mobile data company operating in the digital advertising and data driven marketing field. Beintoo uses a proprietary SDK that enables them to gather valuable customer insights and create highly profiled mobile advertising campaigns.
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closed 4/30/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Aware Ads, acquired adMobo

synopsis: Aware Ads Inc., a Canadian company specializing in all aspects of online marketing, has acquired adMobo Inc., a digital advertising company specializing in mobile content. AdMobo uses innovative technology to help leading brands and agencies generate, retain and optimize user bases.
buyer: Aware Ads
Aware Ads is a Canadian company operating in all aspects of online marketing. Aware Ads specializes in direct response (i.e. Cost-Per-Acquisition) marketing and content creation. Aware Ads is well positioned in all aspects of the performance marketing space. "
target: adMobo
AdMobo is a Canadian digital ad company specializing in mobile marketing and user acquisition. Using its innovative technology, AdMobo helps leading brands and agencies generate, retain and optimize user bases, continually increasing the value being delivered by such users over time.
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