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announced 3/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Linkfluence

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a global provider of media intelligence and social analytics, will acquire Linkfluence, a French SaaS company using artificial intelligence to algorithmically mine social media for consumer insights. The acquisition is part of Meltwater’s growth strategy, which involves investments and acquisitions in the social media segment.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Linkfluence
Based in France, Linkfluence is a leader in AI-enabled consumer intelligence. Its SaaS platform enables hundreds of global brands to derive actionable insights from social data and understand their consumers better and faster.
price ($mm)
$41
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$20
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announced 4/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Klear

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into an agreement to acquire Klear, an Israeli SaaS company and a market leader in the fast-growing influencer marketing space.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Klear
Klear is a big data Influencer Marketing software platform. Klear helps brands build, scale and measure influencer programs. With the most comprehensive database of over 1 billion influencers, Klear enables their clients to find influencers in any category worldwide.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$8
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1.4x
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announced 2/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, will acquire Brandwatch

synopsis: Cision will acquire Brandwatch, a global leader in digital consumer intelligence and social media listening. This strategic move will combine two leaders in their respective industries and will bring to customers the substantial benefits of their complementary capabilities to deliver the future of PR, marketing and digital customer engagement.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a global leader in PR, marketing, and social media management technology and intelligence. Cision helps brands and organizations identify, connect, and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. "
target: Brandwatch
Based in the UK, Brandwatch is the world's pioneering digital consumer intelligence suite. The company's AI-powered deep social listening and content marketing analytics products help over 2,000 of the world's most admired brands and agencies make insightful, data-driven decisions.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Astute Solutions, acquired Socialbakers

synopsis: Astute, Inc., a leading customer engagement and Voice of the Customer (VoC) platform, has acquired Prague-based Socialbakers a.s., a market-leading unified social media marketing platform. The acquisition will allow global brands to manage research, content, engagement, social listening, and VoC in a single Software-as-a-Service platform.
buyer: Astute Solutions
Astute is a full-service end-to-end customer engagement platform for global brands. Astute unifies all first-party data across the customer journey, offering AI-driven customer self-service, agent desktop CRM, social media management, and powerful Voice of the Customer tracking and analytics. "
target: Socialbakers
Prague-based Socialbakers is the trusted social media management partner to thousands of enterprise and mid-market brands. The company's AI-powered social media marketing suite helps brands ensure their investment in social media delivers measurable business outcomes.
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announced 1/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tremor International Ltd, will acquire Unruly Group Limited

synopsis: Tremor International Ltd, a global leader in video advertising technologies, announces that it has reached an agreement with News Corp, a global diversified media and information services company, to acquire Unruly, News Corp’s programmatic video marketplace. Unruly wins minds and steals hearts through the power of a data-driven video marketplace.
buyer: Tremor International Ltd (AIM:TRMR:$290.01)
Tremor International is a global leader in advertising technologies with operations in more than 60 countries. Tremor International offers digital advertising solutions leveraging the latest video, native, and display technology to reach the most valuable users for every app, service, and brand. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Unruly Group Limited
Unruly wins minds and steals hearts through the power of a data-driven video marketplace. They use emotional data to deliver brand-safe awesome advertising to 1.2bn people. Founded in 2006, Unruly was the first vendor to bring emotional intelligence to video advertising.
price ($mm)
$294
rev ($mm)
$286
EBITDA ($mm)
$29
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
10.1x
closed 12/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Sprinklr, purchased Social Advertising Business from Nanigans

synopsis: Sprinklr, the world’s first Unified Front Office for Modern Channels, has acquired Nanigans’ social advertising business. The acquired assets include data management, predictive analytics, optimization, campaign management, and granular real-time reporting across the most valuable advertising channels: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
buyer: Sprinklr
Sprinklr is a Unified Front Office for Modern Channels. Sprinklr helps brands execute marketing, advertising, research, care, and engagement initiatives across all modern channels, including 23 social channels, 11 messaging channels, and millions of forums, blogs, review sites, and news sites. "
seller: Nanigans
Nanigans' social advertising business includes data management, predictive analytics, optimization, campaign management, and granular real-time reporting across the most valuable advertising channels: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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closed 9/6/2019 via PR Newswire

Innive Inc., acquired Red Pill Analytics, LLC

synopsis: Innive Inc., a leading technology and management consulting firm, has acquired Red Pill Analytics, a data and analytics company that helps customers see data differently. Red Pill Analytics combines the best elements of cloud-native technologies, agile development, and continuous innovation to form a unique solution called Elastic Delivery.
buyer: Innive Inc.
Innive is a leading technology and management consulting firm. Innive delivers end-to-end IT-enabled business services that help private and public organisations meet today’s complex business challenges. Their services encompass all aspects of Oracle E-Business Suite Applications. "
target: Red Pill Analytics, LLC
Red Pill Analytics is a data and analytics company that helps customers see data differently. Red Pill Analytics combines the best elements of cloud-native technologies, agile development, and continuous innovation to form a unique solution called Elastic Delivery.
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closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Reputation Loop

synopsis: Alpine SG, a unique software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical SaaS companies, announced the acquisition of Reputation Loop, the world’s first and only reputation marketing platform. Reputation Loop will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Reputation Loop
Reputation Loop™ is the world’s first and only reputation marketing platform. Their goal is to empower local business owners with the ability to control and expand their positive reputation.
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closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Social Report

synopsis: Alpine SG announced the acquisition of Social Report, an all-in-one social media management and reporting solution that efficiently allows customers to track and also manage each and every one of their social network accounts. Social Report will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Social Report
Social Report is an all-in-one social media management and reporting solution that efficiently allows customers to track and also manage each and every one of their social network accounts—all in one place.
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announced 10/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Crimson Hexagon will be merged with Brandwatch,

synopsis: Brandwatch and Crimson Hexagon, two leaders in the social intelligence space, announce the signing of a merger agreement. Crimson Hexagon helps global brands better understand their consumers. Crimson Hexagon's AI-powered consumer insights platform allows clients to analyze audiences, track brand perception and campaign performance.
buyer: Brandwatch
Brandwatch is the world's enterprise social intelligence leader, empowering 1,400 of the planet's most admired brands and agencies including Unilever, Walmart and Dell to make insightful, data-driven business decisions. "
target: Crimson Hexagon
Crimson Hexagon helps global brands better understand their consumers. Crimson Hexagon's AI-powered consumer insights platform allows clients to analyze audiences, track brand perception and campaign performance, and even detect competitive and market trends.
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closed 4/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Sysomos Inc.

synopsis: Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, announced its acquisition of Canada-based Sysomos, a leader in social analytics and engagement. Sysomos helps brands and agencies turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across media.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. "
target: Sysomos Inc.
Based in Canada, Sysomos is a leader in social marketing and analytics helping brands and agencies to turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across earned, owned and paid media.
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closed 3/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Olapic, acquired Piqora Inc.

synopsis: Olapic, the premier visual content marketing platform, announced the acquisition of Piqora. The company expanded its strategy to include marketing, commerce, and analytics tools for other image-based networks such as Tumblr and Instagram to help advertisers and marketers discover and amplify the most relevant visual content on mobile destinations.
buyer: Olapic
Olapic is the leading visual marketing platform for collecting, curating, permissioning, and showcasing consumer-generated photos across marketing channels. "
target: Piqora Inc.
Piqora was founded with a focus on marketing and data analytics for Pinterest. Since launch, the company expanded its strategy to include marketing, commerce, and analytics tools for other image-based networks.
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closed 2/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Clickable, Inc., acquired Talkwheel.com, Inc.

synopsis: Talkwheel, a company that offers a unique way to visualize customer conversations, has been acquired by Clickable, a company that makes marketers thrive by delivering powerful intelligence for social and search advertising.
buyer parent: LookSmart Ltd.
buyer: Clickable, Inc.
Clickable makes marketers thrive by delivering powerful intelligence for social and search advertising. With Clickable, marketers simplify complex data into meaningful metrics and customer insights, and can prove ROI while making more profitable advertising decisions. "
target: Talkwheel.com, Inc.
Talkwheel is a revolutionary community and analytics platform that empowers brands to build simple yet visual, hosted, consumer-facing communities and easily integrates into any website, mobile app, blog, and social media channel to unify conversation no matter where consumers interact.
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closed 4/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Sprinklr, acquired Postano

synopsis: Sprinklr, Inc., the world’s most complete enterprise social technology, announced it has completed the acquisition of Postano, the leading social visualization platform, from TigerLogic Corporation. Postano brings social content and the voice of the customer into offline, immersive brand experiences through stunning, large-scale digital displays.
buyer: Sprinklr
Sprinklr is the most complete enterprise social technology, purpose-built for large companies to drive business outcomes and manage customer experiences. Sprinklr’s fully integrated social experience management software powers more than four billion social connections across 77 countries. "
target parent: TigerLogic Corporation
target: Postano
Postano is a real-time, visual marketing platform that finds and curates the best social fan content and publishes that content as stunning visualizations across web, mobile and live screen displays for industries such as sports, retail, events and beyond.
price ($mm)
$2.40
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closed 10/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Simply Measured, acquired DataRank, Inc.

synopsis: Simply Measured announced its acquisition of DataRank, a social intelligence provider. DataRank's social analytics technology platforms prioritize data by ranking the most relevant or useful comments first, allowing the client to see high quality results immediately, and results in faster and smarter business decisions.
buyer: Simply Measured
Simply Measured offers the most complete measurement and reporting solution for social media marketers. Their software streamlines the process of moving social media data into dashboards and other deliverables. "
target: DataRank, Inc.
DataRank is one of the leading global data and social analytics technology platforms. DataRank prioritizes data by ranking the most relevant or useful comments first. This enables the client to see high quality results immediately, and results in faster and smarter business decisions.
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closed 9/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

News Corporation, acquired Unruly Group Limited

synopsis: News Corp announced that it has acquired Unruly Holdings Limited, a leading global ad platform that is revolutionizing digital and social video advertising for clients around the world. Unruly is a video distribution platform and a pioneer in tracking video sharing and delivering verifiable video views via paid media.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$9,358.00)
News Corporation is a diversified media and information services company with operations in several industry segments: news and information services, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education, and sports programming and pay-TV distribution. "
target: Unruly Group Limited
Unruly is the ad tech company that gets videos watched, tracked and shared across the Web. Positioned at the intersect of video, social & mobile, Unruly uses emotional audience data and user-friendly video formats to massively increase viewer engagement, brand performance & publisher revenues.
price ($mm)
$90
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Fliptop

synopsis: The world’s largest professional networking website, LinkedIn has announced its acquisition of Fliptop, a leading provider of predictive sales and marketing software. Fliptop's web platform automatically keeps a brand's contact data "socially fresh," enabling brands to personalize marketing, provide better support and generate more sales.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Fliptop
Fliptop provides Social Intelligence, connecting email and social identities. Their web platform automatically keeps a brand's contact data "socially fresh," enabling brands to personalize marketing, provide better support and generate more sales.
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closed 6/17/2015 via PR Newswire

Gravity4, acquired Bolzter

synopsis: Gravity4, the world's first High-Frequency Marketing OS, announced the acquisition of Bolzter, the industry's first automated lead generation platform. As a part of this acquisition, the Company will rebrand Bolzter, as CrossGraph, within Gravity4's Marketing Cloud.
buyer: Gravity4
Gravity4 is the world's first High-Frequency Marketing OS integrated on one platform. Automation, Simplicity, and Design have been core ingredients in all of the technology within the Gravity4 Marketing Cloud. "
target: Bolzter
Bolzter has built various applications that it offers to marketers which discovers new audiences by mining their existing social graph in real-time. This allows any company to generate leads from its existing cluster of customers and utilize social and display advertising for targeting.
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closed 2/11/2015 via Bloomberg

Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd, acquired Eventifier

synopsis: BigTree Entertainment bought a majority stake in Eventifier, a social media analytics start-up. The firm helps consolidate, track and analyse content feed on social media platforms during a targeted social media campaign. The firm has over 1,500 clients, including blue chip companies such as Pearson, UBM Tech, Clinton Foundation and NASA.
buyer: Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd
Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. is India's premiere comprehensive ticketing, information and analysis solutions provider. It provides cinemas and event organizers as well as the consumers a complete range of solution through call centers, Internet ticketing, kiosk and a mobile ticketing platform. "
target: Eventifier
Eventifier, is a social media analytics start-up. The firm helps consolidate, track and analyse content feed on social media platforms during a targeted social media campaign. The firm has over 1,500 clients, including blue chip companies such as Pearson, UBM Tech, Clinton Foundation and NASA.
price ($mm)
$1.00
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closed 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

SmartFocus, acquired Content Savvy

synopsis: SmartFocus has acquired social media analytics provider Content Savvy as part of its strategy to develop the UK's first omni-channel digital marketing system. Using natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning technology, Content Savvy offers the ability to follow and accurately interpret media channels.
buyer: SmartFocus (GB:STF:$13.91)
SmartFocus is a leading international marketing software company that empowers marketers with the intelligence to drive high performance multi channel campaigns and more valuable customer relationships. "
target: Content Savvy
Content Savvy offers business solutions that harness Big Data based on large-volume multilingual content analytics. Using natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning technology, Content Savvy offers the ability to follow and accurately interpret media channels.
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announced 3/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Linkfluence

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a global provider of media intelligence and social analytics, will acquire Linkfluence, a French SaaS company using artificial intelligence to algorithmically mine social media for consumer insights. The acquisition is part of Meltwater’s growth strategy, which involves investments and acquisitions in the social media segment.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Linkfluence
Based in France, Linkfluence is a leader in AI-enabled consumer intelligence. Its SaaS platform enables hundreds of global brands to derive actionable insights from social data and understand their consumers better and faster.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
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closed 10/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Linkfluence, acquired Scoop.it

synopsis: Linkfluence, a social media marketing company, has acquired Scoop.it, a lean content marketing company that automates content marketing to generate traffic and leads with their unique technology that enables ROI-driven marketers to produce content at scale.
buyer: Linkfluence
Based in the UK, Linkfluence is a social media marketing company. With their leading social listening tools and team of local research analysts, they analyze real-time social data to help brands and agencies make better business decisions. "
target: Scoop.it
Scoop.it is a lean content marking company that automates content marketing to generate traffic and leads with their unique technology that enables ROI-driven marketers to produce content at scale by automating content research and curation.
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closed 10/15/2015 via Company Press Release

Linkfluence, acquired ActSocial

synopsis: Linkfluence, a European leader in Social Media Intelligence (SMI), is expanding internationally by acquiring ActSocial, a Social Media Intelligence company in Shanghai and Singapore. This makes Linkfluence the first European SMI company to combine global data and best practices with a Chinese team of scientists and social media researchers.
buyer: Linkfluence
Linkfluence, a leading Social Media Intelligence company, specializes in analyzing conversations on the social web to create business opportunities for brands. Linkfluence offers a unique and powerful solution to monitor, measure, understand and engage efficiently on the social web. "
target: ActSocial
ActSocial is Asia’s first technology powered influencer marketing company. Combining a growing base of over 100,000 peer influencers with cutting-edge social CRM technology, ActSocial enables brands to harness word-of-mouth to drive sales and education on the Internet and in the real world.
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announced 11/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire DeepReason.ai

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, will acquire artificial intelligence start-up DeepReason.ai. Based in the UK, Deepreason.ai has developed a powerful reasoning engine with an industry-first ability to maintain incremental views of knowledge graphs.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: DeepReason.ai
UK-based DeepReason.ai is a spin-out from Oxford University which offers an innovative Knowledge Graph platform that reveals AI-driven insights at scale and in real-time. Its end-to-end solutions are serving Fortune 500 companies across media intelligence, finance, logistics, and manufacturing.
price ($mm)
$7.30
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announced 11/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire DeepReason.ai

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, will acquire artificial intelligence start-up DeepReason.ai. Based in the UK, Deepreason.ai has developed a powerful reasoning engine with an industry-first ability to maintain incremental views of knowledge graphs.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: DeepReason.ai
UK-based DeepReason.ai is a spin-out from Oxford University which offers an innovative Knowledge Graph platform that reveals AI-driven insights at scale and in real-time. Its end-to-end solutions are serving Fortune 500 companies across media intelligence, finance, logistics, and manufacturing.
price ($mm)
$7.30
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announced 6/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Owler

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Owler. Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Owler
Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
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$25
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announced 4/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Klear

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into an agreement to acquire Klear, an Israeli SaaS company and a market leader in the fast-growing influencer marketing space.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Klear
Klear is a big data Influencer Marketing software platform. Klear helps brands build, scale and measure influencer programs. With the most comprehensive database of over 1 billion influencers, Klear enables their clients to find influencers in any category worldwide.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
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announced 3/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Linkfluence

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a global provider of media intelligence and social analytics, will acquire Linkfluence, a French SaaS company using artificial intelligence to algorithmically mine social media for consumer insights. The acquisition is part of Meltwater’s growth strategy, which involves investments and acquisitions in the social media segment.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Linkfluence
Based in France, Linkfluence is a leader in AI-enabled consumer intelligence. Its SaaS platform enables hundreds of global brands to derive actionable insights from social data and understand their consumers better and faster.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
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closed 4/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Sysomos Inc.

synopsis: Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, announced its acquisition of Canada-based Sysomos, a leader in social analytics and engagement. Sysomos helps brands and agencies turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across media.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. "
target: Sysomos Inc.
Based in Canada, Sysomos is a leader in social marketing and analytics helping brands and agencies to turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across earned, owned and paid media.
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closed 3/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired DataSift

synopsis: Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, announced its acquisition of UK-based DataSift, a privacy-by-design data and analytics platform that extracts real-time insights from social and online data sources, while protecting user privacy. DataSift’s privacy-first PYLON platform extracts actionable intelligence without compromising consumer trust.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. "
target: DataSift
Based in the UK, DataSift is the leader in Human Data Intelligence. Every day, DataSift transforms billions of items of human-created data into business intelligence. DataSift’s privacy-first PYLON platform extracts actionable intelligence without compromising consumer trust.
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closed 8/29/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Algo

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announced the acquisition of Algo, a real-time data analytics platform powered by the most advanced machine learning techniques available. Algo is a tool that aids software developers by eliminating the manual process of data collection.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. Companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. "
target: Algo
Algo is a tool that aids software developers by eliminating the manual process of data collection. Their velocity of information method analyzes market reactions to ingest news and blogs in real time. It empowers the discovery of new opportunities by providing the developer with new information.
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closed 8/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Meltwater, acquired Cosmify

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence and data analytics, announced the acquisition of Cosmify, a knowledge discovery platform that uses advanced machine learning technology for in-depth analysis of corporate data sets.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. Companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. "
target: Cosmify
Cosmify, Inc is a machine learning platform for your most critical knowledge management problems. Cosmify empowers better decision making in organisations so organisations don’t have to employ data shamans. The solution is designed to solve complex problems.
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closed 8/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Meltwater, acquired Infomart

synopsis: Postmedia Network Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. announced that it has completed the sale of its media monitoring division Infomart to Meltwater News Canada Inc. Infomart provides reliable news and social data, analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s marketers and communicators.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: Infomart
Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators. Their integrated media monitoring and analytics platform provides the tools needed to manage and improve campaigns and media strategies.
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$30
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announced 6/22/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Infomart

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announces a definitive agreement with Canadian newsmedia company Postmedia Network Inc., to acquire its media monitoring division, Infomart. Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: Infomart
Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators. Their integrated media monitoring and analytics platform provides the tools needed to manage and improve campaigns and media strategies.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/19/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Klarity Analytics

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announced the acquisition of Klarity, a social media analytics platform that delivers highly-localized content for the Asian market. Their proprietary technologies focus on social data collection, storage, management, analysis and visualization from multiple social networks.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target: Klarity Analytics
Klarity is a powerful and comprehensive social media analytical tool that addresses the huge demand by marketers, analysts and researchers for a sophisticated software providing reliable social intelligence.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/22/2017 via PE Hub

Meltwater, acquired Wrapidity Limited

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, is excited to announce the acquisition of Wrapidity Limited, an artificial intelligence (AI) spinout from Oxford University using breakthrough technology to automate data extraction from content on the web.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target: Wrapidity Limited
Wrapidity helps businesses get the right data from the web, turning billions of webpages into a highly structured database of relevant data and enabling better search, recommendations and analytics for that business.
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closed 3/30/2016 via Market Wire

Meltwater, acquired Encore Alert

synopsis: Meltwater, the global leader in media intelligence solutions, announced the acquisition of Encore Alert. The company is a Virginia-based SaaS platform that uses artificial intelligence to sift through online information 24/7 to derive critical insights used to improve a company's marketing and PR efforts.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target: Encore Alert
Encore Alert uses artificial intelligence to help marketers at brands automatically identify and quickly act on emerging trends, PR crises, and important web mentions. Founded in 2013 and backed by top investors including 500 Startups, HBS Angels, and NextGen Venture Partners.
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closed 2/19/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Meltwater, purchased Findwise Search Center of Excellence from FindWise AB

synopsis: Meltwater, the leading provider of online intelligence solutions delivering big data insights, announces its acquisition of the Findwise subsidiary Findwise Search Center of Excellence AB. The acquisition, Meltwater's sixth in five years, aims to strengthen the company's engineering organization with the development of a global R & D center.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps businesses drive growth and build brands. Its online intelligence platform analyzes billions of digital documents daily to extract business insights that help more than 20,000 companies understand their markets, engage their customers, and master the new social business environment. "
seller: FindWise AB
Findwise Search Center of Excellence includes a team that has a unique mix of knowledge in how to combine search, text and big data analytics. The team specializes in the development of innovative big data software infrastructure projects.
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closed 3/26/2013 via Company Press Release

Meltwater, acquired OculusAI

synopsis: Meltwater announced the acquisition of OculusAI, a leader in state-of-the-art image and object recognition technology. Together the companies enhance Meltwater’s offerings in social media marketing, helping companies drive growth and improve productivity through a deeper understanding of their customers, markets and social business communities.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps businesses drive growth and build brands. Its online intelligence platform analyzes billions of digital documents daily to extract business insights that help more than 20,000 companies understand their markets, engage their customers, and master the new social business environment. "
target: OculusAI
OculusAI is a Computer Vision company that develops state-of-the-art image & object recognition technology that enable automated content recognition, moderation and analysis for developers worldwide.
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closed 10/23/2012 via PR Web

GearyLSF Group, purchased Meltwater Reach from Meltwater Group

synopsis: Geary LSF Group, a global full service digital marketing agency, announced it has acquired Meltwater Reach, a leader in search engine marketing. Meltwater Reach is a privately held division of Meltwater Group, one of the world’s leading social media and news monitoring Software as a Service (SaaS) companies.
buyer parent: LSF Network, Inc.
buyer: GearyLSF Group
GearyLSF Group provides full service digital marketing agency capabilities to a rich roster of clients across the US and Europe. It was formed by a merger between LSF Interactive, a full service global online marketing and advertising agency, and Geary Group, Inc. a leading digital marketing agency."
seller: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to challenging existing business models by introducing disruptive technologies. The Meltwater Group delivers B2B solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing and search engine marketing.
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closed 8/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Meltwater Group, acquired IceRocket.com, LLC

synopsis: Meltwater Group, one of the world's leading online media intelligence companies, announced the acquisition of IceRocket, a top social search engine. IceRocket offers market-leading blog search options for identifying trends, influencers, shared links and popular topics.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to challenging existing business models by introducing disruptive technologies. The Meltwater Group delivers B2B solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing and search engine marketing. "
target: IceRocket.com, LLC
IceRocket, a privately owned and operated search engine, is a global leader in commercial search services on the Internet, providing new and more powerful ways for customers to find exactly what they are looking for using its innovative blog search technology.
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announced 3/22/2011 via Company Press Release

Meltwater Group, will acquire JitterJam Social CRM

synopsis: The Meltwater Group, a leading social media and news monitoring company, announced the acquisition of JitterJam®, a leader in Social CRM software. Together the companies will provide marketing, communications and advertising professionals with the most comprehensive set of tools for customers to transform conversations into lasting relationships.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to disrupting the status quo through novel technologies and a powerful, global sales and distribution infrastructure. Meltwater Group currently delivers business solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing, and biometrics. "
target: JitterJam Social CRM
Founded in 2008 in New Hampshire, JitterGram, Inc. is the developer of the JitterJam application. JitterJam is built specifically for consumer-facing companies in the mid- to small-business market who are looking to generate true ROI from social, mobile and email engagement and marketing.
price ($mm)
$6.00
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closed 2/24/2010 via BusinessWire

Meltwater Group, acquired BuzzGain

synopsis: Meltwater Group, one of the world’s leading, global Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, announced that it has acquired BuzzGain Inc., a social media monitoring company whose technology will serve as the platform to enhance Meltwater’s existing social media monitoring service, Meltwater Buzz.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to disrupting the status quo through novel technologies and a powerful, global sales and distribution infrastructure. Meltwater Group currently delivers business solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing, and biometrics. "
target: BuzzGain
BuzzGain is an online service for discovering and engaging with the people who will help your business thrive in today's social economy - where attention is a precious commodity.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 3/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Linkfluence

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a global provider of media intelligence and social analytics, will acquire Linkfluence, a French SaaS company using artificial intelligence to algorithmically mine social media for consumer insights. The acquisition is part of Meltwater’s growth strategy, which involves investments and acquisitions in the social media segment.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Linkfluence
Based in France, Linkfluence is a leader in AI-enabled consumer intelligence. Its SaaS platform enables hundreds of global brands to derive actionable insights from social data and understand their consumers better and faster.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Talkwalker Inc., acquired discover.ai

synopsis: Talkwalker, a leading consumer intelligence company, announced that it has acquired discover.ai, an agile consumer and cultural insight platform. discover.ai combines the power of machine learning with human expertise to unearth valuable insights.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Talkwalker Inc.
Talkwalker is the #1 Consumer Intelligence Acceleration platform for brands to drive business impact. Talkwalker Activate professional services team can augment, accelerate, or fully service brands' insights needs to increase their ROI from the Talkwalker platform. "
target: discover.ai
discover.ai is an agile consumer and cultural insight platform. discover.ai has already helped some of the world's largest brands with 800+ insights projects across 30 countries. discover.ai combines the power of machine learning with human expertise to unearth valuable insights.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Observe.AI, acquired ScopeAI

synopsis: Observe.AI, a provider of a platform for analyzing data generated by call centers, revealed it has acquired ScopeAI, which makes tools that automatically extract insights from customer conversations across chat, email, and social media networks.
buyer: Observe.AI
Observe.AI is a provider of a platform for analyzing data generated by call centers. Observe.AI provides everything needed to analyze interactions, evaluate performance, and coach hard-working teams in one place. "
target: ScopeAI
ScopeAI makes tools that automatically extract insights from customer conversations across chat, email, and social media networks. ScopeAI tracks product feedback from customer conversations using NLP (natural language processing).
price ($mm)
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closed 6/15/2021 via GlobeNewswire

DISQO, acquired Verto

synopsis: Audience insights platform DISQO has acquired Verto Analytics, a cross-device measurement company. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Verto's solutions have been used by brands and media companies around the world to understand behaviors and measure consumer journeys.
buyer: DISQO
DISQO is an audience insights platform that powers brand decisions. The DISQO platform is built on the most complete and connected permission-based data, shared directly by consumers. "
target: Verto
Based in Finland, Verto Analytics is a media measurement company. Its behavioral analytics platform helps brands and companies get a holistic view of consumers, including their behavior, along with demographics, lifestyles, attitudes, and interests.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Reputation.com, Inc., acquired NUVI

synopsis: Reputation, the global leader in reputation experience management (RXM), announced it has acquired Nuvi, a robust social customer experience (CX) software company based in Lehi, Utah. Nuvi’s award-winning social listening and data visualization capabilities are a strong complement to Reputation’s innovative platform.
buyer: Reputation.com, Inc.
Reputation (formerly Reputation.com), creator of the Reputation Experience Management category, is changing the way companies gather and act on customer feedback to drive decision making and enhance Customer Experience (CX) programs. "
target: NUVI
Nuvi, the leader in enterprise social management software, provides real-time solutions for brands to lead rather than react in social and across the web. Nuvi empowers brands to listen in real-time, plan, publish and analyze in one powerful social marketing and brand management platform.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ATW Tech Inc, will acquire Semeon Analytics

synopsis: ATW Tech Inc., a leader in FinTech, is to acquire Semeon, an AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
buyer: ATW Tech Inc (TSXV:ATW:$2.28)
Canada-based ATW Tech is a leader in FinTech and owner of several web platforms, including VoxTel, VuduMobile, Option.vote and Bloomed. ATW Tech provides businesses and consumers with enriched and interactive communication experiences through data-crossing and artificial intelligence algorithms. "
target: Semeon Analytics
Semeon is an AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
price ($mm)
$2.97
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dataxet Pte Ltd, acquired Sonar Platform

synopsis: Singapore-based data intelligence company Dataxet is acquiring Indonesian digital media monitoring startup Sonar Platform. Following the acquisition, Dataxet will expand its existing solution offerings by adding Sonar Platform’s analytics, influence, and crisis support products.
buyer: Dataxet Pte Ltd
Dataxet provides sentiment analysis and insights in immediately usable formats to power decisions. Dataxet’s platform and tools parse, enrich, analyze, monitor, and provide insights for all of an organization's data. "
target: Sonar Platform
Based in Jakarta, Solar Platform is a Comprehensive intelligence platform combining social media, digital media, print media and marketplace data sources aimed to delivering mission critical insights and automated insight reports on demand.
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closed 10/2/2019 via BNC Analysis

Access Intelligence plc, acquired Pulsar Platform

synopsis: Access Intelligence PLC, a leader in corporate communications and reputation management software, has acquired Pulsar from Cello Health PLC, a leading global insight and strategic marketing group. Pulsar is an audience intelligence and social listening platform that uses AI and data visualization to provide data-driven social media insights.
buyer: Access Intelligence plc (AIM:ACC:$26.87)
Access Intelligence is a leader in corporate communications and reputation management software. Their flagship Vuelio offering is a fully integrated communications management platform that combines solutions for public relations, public affairs, stakeholder relations and influencer marketing. "
target parent: Cello Health plc
target: Pulsar Platform
Pulsar is an audience intelligence and social listening platform that’s re-inventing social media monitoring. Pulsar's platform uses AI and data visualization to provide data-driven social media insights. Pulsar enables their clients to fine-tune and optimize their digital strategy.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Datametrex AI Limited, will acquire Semeon Analytics

synopsis: Datametrex AI Limited is pleased to announce that it entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Semeon Analytics Inc., a Montreal based AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
buyer: Datametrex AI Limited (TSXV:EVC:$1.79)
Datametrex AI is a Big Data and Artificial Intelligence(AI) company focused on the collection and sale of data from retail Point of Sale (POS) terminals and providing AI solutions for governments and corporations globally. "
target: Semeon Analytics
Semeon is an AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
price ($mm)
$2.26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired Notified

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired NSO Group AB, d.b.a. Notified, a Swedish-based provider of a complete suite of cloud media monitoring and measurement tools.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: Notified
Notified was formed to create a radically different social listening platform. Notified was founded based on the belief that businesses need smarter software that helps marketers get better insights from social data to better prove the value of marketing in social media.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/27/2019 via PR Newswire

Proxima Procurement Ltd., acquired Meronimi Ltd

synopsis: Proxima Group, the leading procurement and US/UK supply chain advisory firm, has acquired IntelligenceHub, a leading provider of real time supplier insights in the UK. IntelligenceHub provides businesses with supplier social media monitoring and reporting to help them discover supplier innovations and protect their business from supplier risk.
buyer: Proxima Procurement Ltd.
Proxima is the leading procurement and US/UK supply chain advisory firm. Proxima helps their clients to optimize their external costs, ensuring that each $, €, or £ spent is productive and enabling business performance. Their procurement specialists help leading businesses to become better. "
target: Meronimi Ltd
IntelligenceHub is a leading provider of real time supplier insights in the UK. IntelligenceHub provides businesses with supplier social media monitoring and reporting focused on suppliers. They help companies to discover supplier innovations and protect their business from supplier risk.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Cyfe, Inc.

synopsis: Alpine SG announced the acquisition of Cyfe, an all-in-one dashboard software that helps monitor and analyze data found across all online services like Google Analytics, Salesforce, AdSense and more. Cyfe will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Cyfe, Inc.
Cyfe is an all-in-one dashboard software that helps monitor and analyze data found across all online services like Google Analytics, Salesforce, AdSense, MailChimp, Amazon, Facebook, WordPress, Zendesk, Twitter and more from one single location in real-time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Social Report

synopsis: Alpine SG announced the acquisition of Social Report, an all-in-one social media management and reporting solution that efficiently allows customers to track and also manage each and every one of their social network accounts. Social Report will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Social Report
Social Report is an all-in-one social media management and reporting solution that efficiently allows customers to track and also manage each and every one of their social network accounts—all in one place.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

VTB Group, acquired Medialogia LLC

synopsis: VTB Group, a global provider of financial services, has acquired a 63% stake in Medialogia from the IBS Group, a leading software development and IT services provider in Central and Eastern Europe. Medialogia is a Russian company that develops automatic systems for monitoring and analyzing media and social media in real time.
buyer: VTB Group (LSE:VTBR:$8,371.11)
VTB Group is a global provider of financial services, comprised of over 20 credit institutions and financial companies operating across all key areas of the financial markets. VTB Group operates a large international network, offering a comprehensive range of services in more than 20 countries. "
target parent: IBS Group
target: Medialogia LLC
Medialogia is a Russian company that develops automatic systems for monitoring and analyzing media and social media in real time. Medialogia automatically processes 500,000 media messages and 50,000,000 social media messages per day and allows users to generate reports in just 2 clicks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 10/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Crimson Hexagon will be merged with Brandwatch,

synopsis: Brandwatch and Crimson Hexagon, two leaders in the social intelligence space, announce the signing of a merger agreement. Crimson Hexagon helps global brands better understand their consumers. Crimson Hexagon's AI-powered consumer insights platform allows clients to analyze audiences, track brand perception and campaign performance.
buyer: Brandwatch
Brandwatch is the world's enterprise social intelligence leader, empowering 1,400 of the planet's most admired brands and agencies including Unilever, Walmart and Dell to make insightful, data-driven business decisions. "
target: Crimson Hexagon
Crimson Hexagon helps global brands better understand their consumers. Crimson Hexagon's AI-powered consumer insights platform allows clients to analyze audiences, track brand perception and campaign performance, and even detect competitive and market trends.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Brickfish, acquired NUVI

synopsis: Brickfish, an end-to-end social media management company expanded its capabilities adding Nuvi--a real-time research, monitoring, and analytics platform. Nuvi’s social listening platform allows brands to see what consumers are saying about their company across the social web and respond to the most important conversations in real-time.
buyer: Brickfish
Brickfish ® is a leader in social, mobile and digital technology solutions that combine a full-service approach with proprietary technology to drive engagement for Fortune 2000 companies. "
target: NUVI
NUVI™Social Media Marketing Suite, is a real-time research, monitoring, publishing and analytics platform. They make social conversations on the web actionable and insightful using elegant dashboards and unique visualizations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/19/2018 via GlobeNewswire

MARU Group, acquired Lissted Limited

synopsis: Maru Group, the technology-enabled market and customer insights Group, has acquired Lissted, the cutting-edge social listening software. Lissted enables its users to identify key influencers in relevant online communities, gain real-time insights from social media conversations, and engage with targeted clients and customers.
buyer parent: Primary Capital Partners LLP
buyer: MARU Group
Maru Group is a technology-enabled market and customer insights company, whose brands are leading the way in the provision of research, insight and advisory services powered by cutting-edge technology and innovation. "
target: Lissted Limited
Founded in 2015, Lissted is highly-efficient software that enables its users to identify key influencers in relevant online communities, gain real-time insights from social media conversations, and engage with targeted clients and customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Sysomos Inc.

synopsis: Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, announced its acquisition of Canada-based Sysomos, a leader in social analytics and engagement. Sysomos helps brands and agencies turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across media.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. "
target: Sysomos Inc.
Based in Canada, Sysomos is a leader in social marketing and analytics helping brands and agencies to turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across earned, owned and paid media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Talkwalker Inc.

synopsis: Talkwalker, a leading global listening and analytics company, is pleased to announce that a majority stake in the company has been acquired by Marlin Equity Partners, a global private equity firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Talkwalker Inc.
Talkwalker is a listening and analytics company that empowers brands and agencies to optimize the impact of their communication efforts. Talkwalker's state-of-the-art social media analytics platform monitors and analyzes online conversations on social networks, news websites, blogs and forums.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Meltwater, acquired Infomart

synopsis: Postmedia Network Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. announced that it has completed the sale of its media monitoring division Infomart to Meltwater News Canada Inc. Infomart provides reliable news and social data, analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s marketers and communicators.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: Infomart
Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators. Their integrated media monitoring and analytics platform provides the tools needed to manage and improve campaigns and media strategies.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: AIM:VNET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vianet Group plc
Vianet Group plc
Vianet Group is a leading provider of actionable management information and business insight created through combining data from their smart Internet of Things ('IOT') solutions and external information sources.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$18.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.66
EBIT ($mm)
$3.19
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
159
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Ticker: ASX:SRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot is established in the rapidly growing field of user generated content marketing. It provides businesses such as Costco and McDonald’s franchisees a platform to search, legally acquire, organize and measure the effectiveness of user generated marketing campaigns.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:MTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manalto Limited
Manalto is a cloud-based social media management software that enables enterprises to efficiently manage their social media presence across multiple social platforms, at scale, with alignment to their structure. It delivers controls to support brand and risk management across social media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:RAMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveRamp
LiveRamp
LiveRamp provides the identity platform leveraged by brands and their partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. LiveRamp IdentityLink connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$429.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($104.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1150
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Ticker: MRIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marin Software
Marin Software
Founded in April 2006 by seasoned digital marketing and enterprise software professionals, Marin Software Incorporated provides a leading cross-channel performance advertising cloud used by brands and agencies to measure, manage and optimize ad spend across the web and mobile devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$99.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
500
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Ticker: TSE:7068
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feedforce Inc.
Feedforce Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, Feedforce Inc. is an advertising company that specializes in digital marketing. Feedforce develops and provides marketing support services that make full use of technologies such as data feed, structured data, and ID linkage.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$224.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($26.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
510
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Ticker: ACTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$118.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.53)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.62
Employees
682
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: LTRX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lantronix
Lantronix
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), offering Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services and intelligent hardware.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$68.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.18
EBIT ($mm)
($2.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
242
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Ticker: TSX:MDF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$67.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
700
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Ticker: TSXV:FSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl helps major international and local Chinese companies to strategically expand their market and provides an integrated technology and service platform for their e-commerce sales in China.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$37.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meltwater
Meltwater
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$359.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.11
EBIT ($mm)
($4.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1871
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Ticker: NYSE:SMWB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SimilarWeb
SimilarWeb
As a trusted platform for understanding online behavior, millions of people rely on Similarweb insights to strengthen their knowledge of the digital world. Similarweb empowers anyone to make smarter decisions by understanding why things happen across the digital ecosystem.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$124.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($47.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($49.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
752
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Ticker: NSEI:AFFLE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Affle
Affle
Affle is a company in Singapore that builds leading Mobile Audience Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. Their platforms help deliver end-to-end mobile commerce & marketing solutions with greater ROI and transparency for marketers, commerce marketplaces, app developers and publishers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$43.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.42
EBIT ($mm)
$9.79
Net Income ($mm)
$8.60
Employees
232
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Ticker: AIM:VNET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vianet Group plc
Vianet Group plc
Vianet Group is a leading provider of actionable management information and business insight created through combining data from their smart Internet of Things ('IOT') solutions and external information sources.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$18.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.66
EBIT ($mm)
$3.19
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
159
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Ticker: ASX:SRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot is established in the rapidly growing field of user generated content marketing. It provides businesses such as Costco and McDonald’s franchisees a platform to search, legally acquire, organize and measure the effectiveness of user generated marketing campaigns.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:MTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manalto Limited
Manalto is a cloud-based social media management software that enables enterprises to efficiently manage their social media presence across multiple social platforms, at scale, with alignment to their structure. It delivers controls to support brand and risk management across social media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$224.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($26.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
510
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Ticker: ACTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$118.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.53)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.62
Employees
682
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: LTRX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lantronix
Lantronix
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), offering Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services and intelligent hardware.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$68.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.18
EBIT ($mm)
($2.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
242
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Ticker: TSX:MDF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$67.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
700
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Ticker: TSXV:FSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl helps major international and local Chinese companies to strategically expand their market and provides an integrated technology and service platform for their e-commerce sales in China.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$37.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth is a cloud enterprise software developer. Life on Earth's mission is to rapidly grow their cloud based software and technology solutions to enable secure, smart, compliant and maintainable enterprise business solutions. The company focuses on fast emerging technologies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: GLBE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global-e
Global-e
Global-e’s mission is to make global e-commerce “border-agnostic.” Global-e is the world's leading platform to enable and accelerate global, direct-to-consumer cross-border e-commerce.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$216.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($37.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($38.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
289
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Ticker: BME:MAKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Making Science Group, S.A.
Making Science Group, S.A.
Spain-based Making Science is a digital marketing and technology consulting firm that specializes in e-commerce and digital transformation. The company's product offering includes NILO, a comprehensive cloud-based e-commerce platform, and Shoptize, the only Spanish Comparison Shopping Service.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$70.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.80
EBIT ($mm)
$2.99
Net Income ($mm)
$1.85
Employees
282
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