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closed 3/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Sportradar AG, acquired Fresh Eight

synopsis: Sportradar, a global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services, has acquired Fresh Eight Ltd, a company that operates a personalized messaging platform in the sports betting and casino space.
buyer: Sportradar AG (SRAD:$610.93)
Switzerland-based Sportradar is the leading global provider of sports data intelligence. The company provides sports federations, news media, consumer platforms, and sports betting operators a range of solutions to help grow their business. "
target: Fresh Eight
Fresh Eight operates a personalized messaging platform in the sports betting and casino space. Their products are designed to significantly improve advertising efficiency and returns for world’s leading gambling operators and publishers.
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closed 8/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired OTO Systems Inc.

synopsis: Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, announced the acquisition of OTO, an AI-driven acoustic intelligence platform that can be leveraged to build and foster safer gaming environments with voice and text chat environments.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: OTO Systems Inc.
OTO Systems Inc. is an AI-driven acoustic intelligence platform that can be leveraged to build and foster safer gaming environments with voice and text chat environments. Other use cases include call centers, healthcare, wearables and robotics.
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closed 7/20/2022 via PR Newswire

P3 Inc., purchased Digital Screener Platform from Film Bureau

synopsis: P3 Global Services, the industry leader in design, production and distribution of physical merchandise, has acquired Film Bureau's digital screener platform. Film Bureau is a film tech company. Their digital screener platform offers clients the ability to stream secured Video On Demand content and live events, through a simple-to-use interface.
buyer: P3 Inc.
P3 Global Services is an award-winning design, production, fulfillment and distribution solution for globally recognized brands including CBS, Paramount, Disney, Microsoft, NBCUniversal, Netflix, New York Life, Warner Bros. and more. "
seller: Film Bureau
Film Bureau is a film tech company. Film Bureau's digital screener platform offers clients the ability to stream secured Video On Demand content and live events, through a simple-to-use interface available across a range of devices.
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closed 7/21/2022 via BusinessWire

SuperOrdinary, acquired Fanfix

synopsis: SuperOrdinary, the leading global growth partner for today’s lifestyle brands, is announcing that it has acquired Fanfix, a creator economy startup that provides access to exclusive content from leading Gen Z creators.
buyer: SuperOrdinary
SuperOrdinary is the leading global growth partner and brand accelerator facilitating sustainable global expansion for the most exciting consumer lifestyle brands including Farmacy, The Ordinary, Olaplex, Milk Makeup, Sunnie’s Face, Boy Smells, and more. "
target: Fanfix
Fanfix is an exclusive content platform empowering creators to do what they love while earning from it. They foster a safe and brand-friendly environment for creators and fans to engage together.
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closed 4/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ocom B.V., acquired SynEdge Luxembourg S.A.

synopsis: Ocom, the leading Internet service provider in Europe, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in SynEdge, a provider of Next Generation CDN (Content Delivery Network) services, from POST Capital, the investment arm of POST Luxembourg. 
buyer: Ocom B.V.
Ocom is Europe's leading internet services company. Ocom and its subsidiaries are part of the experience of millions of internet users around the world every day. Companies trust our companies to bring content to end users in a reliable fashion. "
target parent: POST Luxembourg
target: SynEdge Luxembourg S.A.
SynEdge is the next generation content delivery network designed for the mobile world. SynEdge has developed and operates a fast, global content delivery network with focus on mobile devices, extensive (real-time) performance reporting and security services.
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closed 8/19/2015 via Company Press Release

Fox Sports Digital Media, acquired StraightCast Media

synopsis: FOX Sports Digital announced that it has acquired assets from StraightCast Media, including its ‘Gridiron Grunts’ mobile app and other technology. StraightCast Media brings out the authentic athlete and leverage mobile technology to deliver it to the fans on every screen in an All-Access format that has never been done.
buyer parent: 21st Century Fox
buyer: Fox Sports Digital Media
Fox Sports Digital Media is a leading sports site that delivers breaking news, real-time stats, and fantasy games to more than 35 million unique visitors every month. It is the best destination for sports content on the web and is the online extension of FOX Sports television coverage. "
target: StraightCast Media
StraightCast Media develops a successful way for athletes and fans to connect. They bring out the authentic athlete and leverage mobile technology to deliver it to the fans on every screen in an All-Access format that has never been done.
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closed 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired ChilliConnect

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired the UK-based ChilliConnect. The addition of ChilliConnect's services to Unity will allow developers to benefit from easier, better integrated access to live operations and backend game management services to build and manage connected games.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: ChilliConnect
UK-based ChilliConnect is a Live Game Management platform providing game developers and publishers to build, monetize, and operate live games. ChilliConnect comprises a suite of cloud services, including analytics, game backend services, and live operations tools in a single platform.
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closed 4/4/2011 via Market Wire

CommerceTel, Inc., acquired Txtstation

synopsis: CommerceTel Corporation, an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Txtstation, a leading mobile marketing company specializing in sports and entertainment.
buyer: CommerceTel, Inc. (OTCPK:MFON:$11.78)
CommerceTel is a provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and the inventor of C4, a unique, enterprise-grade platform empowering brands to engage mobile consumers via multiple channels. C4 is a cloud-based solution providing broad mobile communications and extensive CRM features. "
target: Txtstation
Txtstation creates integrated campaigns that combine the passion of live broadcasts and events with the ubiquity of mobile messaging. Txtstation allows broadcasters, event owners, sponsors and general media to interact with viewers or fans directly through their mobile phones.
price ($mm)
$8.02
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$1
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closed 3/22/2018 via Company Press Release

HockeyTech Canada ULC, acquired Buzzer Apps Mobile Solutions Inc.

synopsis: HockeyTech, the worldwide leader in providing technologies for the sport of ice hockey, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the company Buzzer Apps. Buzzer Apps provides turnkey mobile framework for leagues and sports teams. Buzzer Apps works with clients to develop an app to suit the mobile needs of sports teams.
buyer: HockeyTech Canada ULC
HockeyTech is a worldwide leader in providing hockey-related technologies, analytics and information services. At HockeyTech’s core is their Hockey Player Information and Scouting System. It is the world’s largest private data repository on hockey player, team, and league information. "
target: Buzzer Apps Mobile Solutions Inc.
Buzzer Apps provides turnkey mobile framework for leagues and sports teams. Their experienced team will work with clients to develop an app for iOS, Blackberry 10 and Android devices to suit the mobile needs of teams.
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closed 3/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Sportradar AG, acquired Fresh Eight

synopsis: Sportradar, a global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services, has acquired Fresh Eight Ltd, a company that operates a personalized messaging platform in the sports betting and casino space.
buyer: Sportradar AG (SRAD:$610.93)
Switzerland-based Sportradar is the leading global provider of sports data intelligence. The company provides sports federations, news media, consumer platforms, and sports betting operators a range of solutions to help grow their business. "
target: Fresh Eight
Fresh Eight operates a personalized messaging platform in the sports betting and casino space. Their products are designed to significantly improve advertising efficiency and returns for world’s leading gambling operators and publishers.
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closed 4/11/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Sportradar AG, acquired VAIX Ltd

synopsis: Sportradar, the leading global sports technology company creating immersive experiences for sports fans and bettors, announced the acquisition of Vaix Limited, a pioneer in developing AI solutions specifically designed for the iGaming industry.
buyer: Sportradar AG (SRAD:$610.93)
Sportradar is a global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services. The company provides sports federations, news media, consumer platforms, and sports betting operators with a range of solutions to help grow their business. "
target: VAIX Ltd
Vaix Limited is a pioneer in developing AI solutions specifically designed for the iGaming industry. Vaix’s innovative AI technology allows betting and gaming operators to gain a personalized view of their customers, which enables them to provide a more targeted, player-friendly experience.
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announced 3/22/2021 via BusinessWire

Sportradar AG, will acquire Synergy Sports

synopsis: Switzerland-based Sportradar, the world’s leading provider of sports data intelligence and sport entertainment solutions, will acquire Synergy Sports, pioneers in automated sports technology solutions, and the market leader in data and video analytics in the U.S. College and Professional sports space.
buyer: Sportradar AG (SRAD:$610.93)
Sportradar is a global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services. The company provides sports federations, news media, consumer platforms, and sports betting operators with a range of solutions to help grow their business. "
target: Synergy Sports
Synergy Sports is the market leader in data and video analytics in the U.S. College and Professional sports space and has created a full suite of cutting edge automated technology solutions to serve teams, leagues, and federations around the world.
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closed 3/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Sportradar AG, acquired Fresh Eight

synopsis: Sportradar, a global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services, has acquired Fresh Eight Ltd, a company that operates a personalized messaging platform in the sports betting and casino space.
buyer: Sportradar AG (SRAD:$610.93)
Switzerland-based Sportradar is the leading global provider of sports data intelligence. The company provides sports federations, news media, consumer platforms, and sports betting operators a range of solutions to help grow their business. "
target: Fresh Eight
Fresh Eight operates a personalized messaging platform in the sports betting and casino space. Their products are designed to significantly improve advertising efficiency and returns for world’s leading gambling operators and publishers.
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closed 10/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Sportradar AG, acquired OptimaMGS

synopsis: Switzerland-based Sportradar, the world’s leading provider of sports data and content, has acquired Optima, a sports betting and gaming omnichannel platform business headquartered in Spain. Optima will extend Sportradar’s current betting services portfolio to become a full-service B2B data, betting, trading, and player management platform business.
buyer: Sportradar AG (SRAD:$610.93)
Switzerland-based Sportradar is the leading global provider of sports data intelligence. The company provides sports federations, news media, consumer platforms, and sports betting operators a range of solutions to help grow their business. "
target: OptimaMGS
Spain-based Optima is a sports betting and e-gaming platform, and the exclusive technology supplier to the worldwide regulated sports betting and gaming industry. Optima provides the technology to operate B2B2C services to leading organizations in almost every regulated market.
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closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Sportradar AG, acquired MOCAP Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: Sportradar announced that it has acquired MOCAP Analytics, Inc. MOCAP Analytics has developed premiere AI-powered data storytelling software and algorithms for fan engagement and they have been creating rich NBA and NFL content for years.
buyer: Sportradar AG (SRAD:$610.93)
Sportradar is a global leader in understanding and leveraging the power of sports data and digital content for its clients around the world. They provide cutting-edge solutions and services to media companies, bookmakers, sports federations and state authorities. "
target: MOCAP Analytics, Inc.
MOCAP’s artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms turn raw player-location data — about 1 million x,y coordinates per game — into data-driven insights used by the pros. MOCAP processes a broad range of data sets to analyze athlete fitness and game readiness throughout the season.
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closed 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sportradar AG, acquired Sportsman Media Holding GmbH

synopsis: Sportradar AG, a global leader in understanding and leveraging the power of sports data and content solutions, has acquired the shares and core business of the Sportsman Media Holding GmbH, one of Europe’s leading sports media rights, marketing and platform companies.
buyer: Sportradar AG (SRAD:$610.93)
Sportradar is the world’s leading supplier of sports and betting-related data. Sportradar has developed into a key player providing all necessary data for the betting and sports media industry, such as fixtures, results, odds compiling and in-running services, as well as statistics and live scores. "
target: Sportsman Media Holding GmbH
Sportsman Media Holding GmbH is one of Europe’s leading sports media rights, marketing and platform companies. They are based in Munich, Germany.
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closed 12/2/2013 via PR Newswire

Sportradar AG, acquired SportsData LLC

synopsis: SportsData, the fastest-growing sports data company in the U.S., is pleased to announce its acquisition by Sportradar, one of the world's leading suppliers of real-time sports solutions. The joining of the two companies forms a global leader in live sports products, with comprehensive coverage across over 40 sports and 200,000 events.
buyer: Sportradar AG (SRAD:$610.93)
Sportradar is the world’s leading supplier of sports and betting-related data. Sportradar has developed into a key player providing all necessary data for the betting and sports media industry, such as fixtures, results, odds compiling and in-running services, as well as statistics and live scores. "
target: SportsData LLC
SportsData LLC is the fastest-growing sports data provider in the U.S. Its clients include Google, Bleacher Report, Facebook, Twitter and the Pac-12 Conference. SportsData drives innovation in sports by providing products that grow its customers' businesses.
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closed 3/28/2013 via Company Press Release

Sportradar AG, acquired Sports Statistics & Information Systems Ltd

synopsis: Sportradar, the world’s leading supplier of sports and betting-related data, has invested in Sports Statistics & Information Systems Ltd. (SportStat), a UK based sports data provider, specialising in UK sports such as Darts, Snooker, Rugby Union & Rugby League.
buyer: Sportradar AG (SRAD:$610.93)
Sportradar is the world’s leading supplier of sports and betting-related data. Sportradar has developed into a key player providing all necessary data for the betting and sports media industry, such as fixtures, results, odds compiling and in-running services, as well as statistics and live scores. "
target: Sports Statistics & Information Systems Ltd
SportStat delivers fast, accurate and reliable sports data to the gaming industry, sports professionals and across all media platforms. SportStat specialises in Darts, Snooker, Rugby Union & Rugby League.
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closed 5/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Fox Corporation, acquired Outkick Media LLC

synopsis: Fox Corporation is acquiring Outkick, a media company focused on conservative politics and sports gambling that was founded by entrepreneur and online personality Clay Travis.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Fox Corporation (FOXA:$12,437.00)
Fox Corporation produces and distributes compelling news, sports and entertainment content through its iconic domestic brands including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the FOX Network, and the FOX Television Stations. "
target: Outkick Media LLC
Outkick is a media company focused on conservative politics and sports gambling. It was founded by entrepreneur and online personality Clay Travis.
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Better Collective A/S, acquired VegasInsider.com, Inc.

synopsis: Better Collective, a Denmark-based developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information, and iGaming communities, has acquired Vegasinsider.com, an online platform providing picks and insights for US-based sports audiences. VegasInsider.com provides gaming analysis, stats, odds, and news for professional and college sports.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$192.22)
Denmark-based Better Collective is a developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information, and iGaming communities. Better Collective’s portfolio includes more than 2,000+ websites and products, including bettingexpert.com, the trusted home of tips from expert tipsters. "
target parent: Sports Information Services Limited
target: VegasInsider.com, Inc.
VegasInsider.com is an online platform that provides picks and insights for US-based sports audiences. They provide users with gaming analysis, stats, up-to-the-second odds, and news for professional and college football, basketball, baseball, soccer, auto racing, golf, horse racing, and more.
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closed 10/19/2016 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, acquired SBAT

synopsis: Catena Media, a fast growing online performance marketing and lead generation company within iGaming, has acquired SBAT, a UK-based social media sports news, betting and tips website.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 10,000 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: SBAT
SBAT Ltd. operates a social media sports news, betting, and tips website. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Andover, United Kingdom.
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announced 3/18/2021 via BNC Analysis

XLMedia plc, will acquire Sports Betting Dime

synopsis: XLMedia PLC, a leading global digital performance publisher, will acquire the business and assets of Sports Betting Dime (SBD), a leading sports betting brand with a national website, sportsbettingdime.com, and two mobile apps. The acquisition of SBD, alongside XLMedia's existing US sports betting asset, provides scale at local and national levels.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$59.34)
XLMedia is a leading global digital performance publisher. Operating globally across a variety of verticals including online gambling, personal finance and sports, the Group has established proprietary tools and methodologies to identify and target high value consumers on behalf of its customers. "
target: Sports Betting Dime
Sports Betting Dime (SBD) is a leading US affiliate sports betting brand with a national website, sportsbettingdime.com, and two mobile apps. SBD covers everything from the latest betting odds, trends, reports, futures trackers, and analysis, as well as cutting-edge betting guides.
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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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closed 2/16/2022 via Company Press Release

Entain plc, acquired Avid Gaming

synopsis: Entain plc, the leading global sports betting, gaming and interactive entertainment operator, announced that it has acquired Avid Gaming, which owns Sports Interaction, Canada’s leading online sports betting brand. It is headquartered in Jersey (Channel Islands), with offices in the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawà:ke and Ireland.
buyer: Entain plc (LSE:GVC:$5,113.34)
Entain plc is a FTSE100 company and is one of the world’s largest sports-betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. "
target: Avid Gaming
Avid Gaming is headquartered in Jersey with offices in Kahnawà:ke (MCK) and Ireland. The company is the exclusive supplier of the Sports Interaction trademark and gaming products and services to Mohawk Online, a socioeconomic initiative wholly-owned and governed by the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke.
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$237
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closed 11/30/2018 via PR Newswire

USBets, acquired Sports Handle

synopsis: USBets, the premier destination and authority on U.S. gambling news and analysis, has acquired Sports Handle, an elite sports betting industry news site. Sports Handle provides high-quality coverage of the U.S. sports betting industry and state and federal regulation, offering reporting from experienced journalists, original features, and more.
buyer: USBets
USBets is an independent media outlet that covers the U.S. gambling industry. The site covers all types of legal gambling in the United States and caters to gambling enthusiasts and industry followers all around the world. USBets provides in-depth news coverage, product and site reviews, and more. "
target: Sports Handle
Sports Handle is an elite sports betting industry news site. Sports Handle provides high-quality coverage of the U.S. sports betting industry and state and federal regulation, offering reporting from experienced journalists, original features, consumer-facing and social-minded content, and more.
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closed 6/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Catena Media, acquired ASAP Italia S.r.l.

synopsis: Stockholm-listed Catena Media has acquired Italian gaming affiliate ASAP ITALIA. ASAP ITALIA operates successful brands such as Superscommesse.it - leading odds comparison website in Italy, and Bettingrunner.com, the international marketplace for betting enthusiasts.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media provides companies with high-quality online lead generation. Through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Catena Media has established a leading market position with approximately 300 employees in the US, Australia, Japan, Serbia, UK, Sweden and Malta. "
target: ASAP Italia S.r.l.
ASAP ITALIA is an Italian gaming affiliate that has launched Sportito.co.uk, the Daily fantasy Sports platform. ASAP ITALIA operates successful brands such as Superscommesse.it - leading odds comparison website in Italy, and Bettingrunner.com, the international marketplace for betting enthusiasts.
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announced 6/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Catena Media, will acquire Spelbloggare.se

synopsis: Catena Media acquires all affiliate related assets from the Swedish sportsbook affiliate Spelbloggare.se and the underlying technology. Together with the acquisition and their own newly launched sportsbook affiliate product in the UK, Catena Media enters the very large sportsbook segment – a new vertical for the company.
buyer: Catena Media (OM:CTM:$128.97)
Catena Media is the world’s leading online casino affiliate operator. As such Catena delivers over 10,000 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: Spelbloggare.se
Spelbloggare.se is one of Sweden's largest sportsbook affiliates. They combine their own betting tips and games analysis with the latest tips from selected experts on other betting sites, providing a one-stop website for sports betting.
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announced 8/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Penn National Gaming, Inc., will acquire TheScore

synopsis: Penn National Gaming is to acquire theScore, a leading digital media and sports betting and technology company. Their media app theScore is one of the most popular in North America, delivering fans highly personalized live scores, news, stats, and betting information from their favorite teams, leagues, and players.
buyer: Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN:$5,905.00)
Penn National Gaming, Inc. is an American operator of casinos and racetracks, based in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. It operates 44 facilities in the United States and Canada, many of them under the Hollywood Casino brand. The company also controls a 36% stake in Barstool Sports. "
target: TheScore (TSXV:SCR:$18.38)
theScore empowers millions of sports fans through its digital media and sports betting products. Its media app theScore is one of the most popular in North America, delivering fans highly personalized live scores, news, stats, and betting information from their favorite teams, leagues, and players.
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$2,000 [$1,828]
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$19
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closed 5/4/2022 via BusinessWire

Playmaker, acquired The Sports Drop

synopsis: Playmaker Capital Inc., the digital sports media company that delivers authentic content experiences through its portfolio of sports media and technology brands, has acquired The Sports Drop, a U.S. based sports media company that focuses on NFL, NBA, MLB, and collegiate sports coverage.
buyer: Playmaker (TSXV:PMKR:$14.82)
Playmaker is a Canadian digital sports media company that lives at the intersection of sports, betting, media and technology. Playmaker is building a collection of premier sports media brands, curated to deliver audiences of sports fans to sports betting companies, leagues, teams and advertisers. "
target: The Sports Drop
The Sports Drop is a website that focuses on sport and sports culture. In an ecosystem filled with a glut of low-quality content, The Sports Drop provides sports fans with credible coverage of their favorite teams and sports. They focus on NFL, NBA, MLB, and collegiate sports coverage.
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announced 4/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Footballco, will acquire Kooora

synopsis: Footballco, the world’s largest football content and media business, will acquire Kooora, the premiere Arabic sports website. Kooora provides in-depth news, up-to-date match results, match times, and controversial discussions for various sports, including football, basketball, handball, volleyball, tennis, hockey, and more.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Footballco
Footballco is the world’s largest football content and media business. Footballco reaches to over 400 million fans per month across multiple platforms. Their websites and brands include Goal, Spox, Voetbalzone, and Player. "
target: Kooora
Kooora is the premiere Arabic sports website. Kooora provides in-depth news, up-to-date match results, match times, and controversial discussions for various sports, including football, basketball, handball, volleyball, tennis, hockey, and more.
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announced 3/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Ringier AG, will acquire Sportal Media Group

synopsis: The Swiss-based Ringier AG has entered into an agreement to acquire the majority stake in Sportal Media Group, owner of the leading digital media assets in Bulgaria, and in Digital Ventures OOD, the IT development company behind the leading international Sports Content Management System, Sportal365.
buyer: Ringier AG
Ringier is a diversified media company with about 6,900 employees across 18 countries. Founded in 1833, Ringier manages leading brands in print, TV, radio, online and mobile media and runs successful print, entertainment and internet businesses. "
target: Sportal Media Group
Sportal Media Group operates Sportal.bg, a Bulgarian sports portal. Sportal.bg has over 60 journalists that deliver over 300 news articles per day from all over the world. It receives over 85 million page views monthly and is the first Bulgarian website to launch its own web television service.
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PointsBet, acquired Banach Technology Limited

synopsis: PointsBet, an online bookmaker in Australia and North America, has acquired Banach Technology, a sportsbook solutions provider in Ireland. Banach offers betting products that enable sports betting operators to manage risks and provide better user experiences.
buyer: PointsBet (ASX:PBH:$95.20)
PointsBet is an online bookmaker in Australia and North America. PointsBet provides their users with a fast and easy way to bet on sports through their phone. Their platform allows users to place bets on various sports, including basketball, football, baseball, MMA, boxing, golf, hockey, and more. "
target: Banach Technology Limited
Banach Technology is a sportsbook solutions provider in Ireland. Banach offers betting products that enable sports betting operators to manage risks and provide better user experiences. Their solutions help operators to empower their customers by allowing them to build their own bet.
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$43
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Alexey Nechaev, acquired Sports.ru

synopsis: An investment fund controlled by Alexey Nechaev, the founder of Russian direct sales leader Faberlic, has acquired Sports.ru, a leading Russian-language sports media and community platform. Sports.ru currently generates nearly 50 million visits monthly.
buyer: Alexey Nechaev
Alexey Nechaev is the founder of Russian direct sales leader Faberlic. Founded in 1997, Faberlic produces a variety of cosmetics, skin and hair care, perfumes, apparel, footwear and other items which it sells across 20 countries. "
target: Sports.ru
Sports.ru is a leading Russian-language sports media and community platform. Sports.ru currently generates nearly 50 million visits monthly.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, will acquire The Ringer

synopsis: Spotify is to acquire The Ringer, a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$10,182.00)
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches. "
target: The Ringer
The Ringer is a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

AthletesVoice, acquired The Roar

synopsis: AthletesVoice, an Australian media company focused on rich and relatable sports storytelling, has acquired The Roar from Australian Radio Network (ARN), a media and entertainment company in Australia. The Roar is Australia’s leading sports opinion website. The Roar combines expert columnists with edited fan-written sports articles and videos.
buyer: AthletesVoice
AthletesVoice is an Australian media company focused on rich and relatable sports storytelling. AthletesVoice allows sportspeople to share their thoughts, hopes, dreams and fears. Their platform provides stories, videos, and podcasts from elite sportspeople in Australia. "
target: The Roar
The Roar is Australia’s leading sports opinion website. The Roar combines expert columnists with edited fan-written sports articles and videos. The website publishes around 600 fan articles and more than 60,000 comments from nearly two million visitors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd., acquired Sportskeeda

synopsis: Nazara Technologies, a leading mobile games publisher in India, has acquired a 67% stake in Sportskeeda, an Indian sports news website. Sportskeeda provides a mix of news, real-time updates, features, videos and humour. Sportskeeda covers all kinds of sports, including football, cricket, wrestling, golf, and more.
buyer: Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (BSE:543280:$69.18)
Nazara is a leading mobile games publisher focused on the large mobile consumer base in India and other emerging markets. In addition to publishing a range of branded and original mobile games, Nazara also runs gaming subscription service across 60 countries. "
target: Sportskeeda
Sportskeeda is an Indian sports news website. Sportskeeda connects fans, pundits and athletes from all over the world. Sportskeeda provides a mix of news, real-time updates, features, videos and humour. Sportskeeda covers all kinds of sports, including football, cricket, wrestling, golf, and more.
price ($mm)
$6.16*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mediaset SpA, will acquire ElDesmarque

synopsis: Mediaset, a leading television broadcasting group in Italy and Spain, will acquire ElDesmarque, a Spanish web portal focused on sports. ElDesmarque has 2.5 million unique users per month and provides news, stories and videos of various sports. ElDesmarque covers football, basketball, tennis, cycling, motor sport, weightlifting, and more.
buyer parent: FinInvest SpA
buyer: Mediaset SpA (BIT:MS:$3,912.20)
Mediaset is a leading television broadcasting group in Italy and Spain. Mediaset operates three commercial television networks and eleven thematic and semi-mainstream channels. The group has produced over 18 thousand hours of entertainment, game and quiz shows, and news and sports productions. "
target: ElDesmarque
Founded in 2006, ElDesmarque is a Spanish web portal focused on sports. ElDesmarque has 2.5 million unique users per month and provides news, stories and videos of various sports. ElDesmarque covers football, basketball, tennis, cycling, motor sport, weightlifting, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Everysport Media Group AB, acquired InnebandyMagazinet

synopsis: Everysport Media Group (ESMG), a leading sports media company in Sweden, has acquired InnebandyMagazinet, Sweden's leading media website for floorball. InnebandyMagazinet offers the latest floorball news, post-match results, information about upcoming matches, and video clips.
buyer: Everysport Media Group AB (XSAT:EVERY A:$10.12)
Everysport Media Group AB (ESMG) is the fastest growing company in Sweden within sports media and technology. They help clients communicate with target audiences in football, hockey, golf or tennis. ESMG owns, operates and sells for some of the top sports websites in each sport. "
target: InnebandyMagazinet
Founded in 1997, InnebandyMagazinet is Sweden's leading media website for floorball. InnebandyMagazinet offers the latest floorball news, post-match results, information about upcoming matches, and video clips.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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2021
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EBITDA ($mm)
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500.com Limited
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$3.96
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Playmaker
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Social Life Network, Inc.
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$0.18
EBITDA ($mm)
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Kambi Group plc
Kambi Group plc
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$163.07
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Viaplay Group
Viaplay Group
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rev ($mm)
$1,237.51
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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FaceBank Group, Inc.
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$111.11
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Everysport Media Group AB
Everysport Media Group AB
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Betsson AB
Betsson AB
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$252.73
EBITDA ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
$76.82
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Gaming Nation Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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The Intertain Group Limited
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Catena Media
Catena Media
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2020
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$128.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.30
EBIT ($mm)
$46.80
Net Income ($mm)
$15.23
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XLMedia plc
XLMedia plc
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$59.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.44
EBIT ($mm)
$3.00
Net Income ($mm)
$0.62
Employees
200
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:GAMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gambling.com Group
Gambling.com Group
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$42.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.18
EBIT ($mm)
$18.09
Net Income ($mm)
$20.13
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