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closed 3/31/2021 via BusinessWire

Spectrio, acquired Enplug

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of customer engagement technology, has acquired Enplug. Enplug’s plug-and-play digital signage solution features an intuitive online content management interface that integrates with many social media, corporate brand, team communications, and utility applications.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Enplug
Enplug’s plug-and-play digital signage solution features an intuitive online content management interface that integrates with many social media, corporate brand, team communications, and utility applications.
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closed 9/23/2021 via Company Press Release

Uniguest, acquired UCView, Inc.

synopsis: Leading digital engagement technology provider, Uniguest, has acquired UCView, a leading provider of digital signage software worldwide, offering world-class digital signage SaaS and servers based (with load balancing) and content management software that is reliable, simple to use, and cost-effective to operate.
buyer parent: Atlantic Street Capital
buyer: Uniguest
Uniguest is a global leader in providing connected technology solutions to enable those in hospitality, senior living, sports, entertainment, retail, education, corporate and enterprise to engage with their audience. "
target: UCView, Inc.
UCView is a leading provider of digital signage software worldwide, offering world-class digital signage SaaS and servers based (with load balancing) and content management software that is reliable, simple to use, and cost-effective to operate.
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closed 2/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Appspace Inc., acquired The Marlin Company

synopsis: Appspace, a global leader in workplace experience software, announced the integration of The Marlin Company (Marlin). As the leader in digital signage for the industrial market, Marlin provides turnkey workplace solutions and has been recognized for award-winning content created by in-house experts.
buyer: Appspace Inc.
Appspace is a global leader in workplace experience software. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Dallas, TX, Appspace is the leading software platform that delivers content to workplace devices and digital signage. "
target: The Marlin Company
The Marlin Company provides patented SaaS-based digital signage content management systems (CMS) known for ease-of-use and scalability. Subscribers can upload the most popular office files, photos, and videos, and then enhance, schedule and distribute that content to one or more large screen monitor
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closed 9/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Spectrio, acquired Industry Weapon

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of customer engagement technology, announced that it has acquired Industry Weapon, a digital signage company based in Pittsburgh, PA. Industry Weapon works with clients to develop and execute strategic communications using its flexible platform and an integrated app store.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Industry Weapon
Industry Weapon is a digital signage company based in Pittsburgh, PA. Industry Weapon works with clients to develop and execute strategic communications using its flexible platform and an integrated app store.
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closed 10/11/2019 via GlobeNewswire

ZetaDisplay AB, acquired Gauddi BV

synopsis: Malmö-based ZetaDisplay AB has acquired Gauddi BV, a leading supplier of Digital Signage solutions in the Netherlands. Through the acquisition, ZetaDisplay also becomes the leading Digital Signage player in the Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg union, accelerating its international expansion.
buyer: ZetaDisplay AB (OM:ZETA:$45.75)
Sweden-based ZetaDisplay provides visual communication solutions to influence behavior in a physical store or office environment. ZetaDisplay offers concept development software programming and deployment, as well as technical contracted services. "
target: Gauddi BV
Gauddi BV, based in Moordrecht, is the second largest supplier of Digital Signage solutions in the Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg region. Gauddi's intuitive cloud-based Content Management Solution offers a broad range of functionality, from HMTL5 to detailed scheduling abilities.
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closed 1/14/2021 via BusinessWire

Spectrio, acquired ScreenScape Networks

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of customer engagement technology, announced that it has acquired ScreenScape, a digital signage software company based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. ScreenScape specializes in simple, plug-and-play digital signage that is flexible and cost-effective for clients.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: ScreenScape Networks
ScreenScape is a digital signage software company based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. ScreenScape specializes in simple, plug-and-play digital signage that is flexible and cost-effective for clients.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BusinessWire

SageNet, acquired Convergent Corporation

synopsis: SageNet, a managed network services and cybersecurity solutions provider, has acquired Convergent, a digital signage products and services provider to Fortune 1000 companies. The acquisition strengthens SageNet’s position as a company redefining how agencies, partners and end-users create and maintain world-leading digital engagement campaigns.
buyer: SageNet
SageNet is a leading provider of managed network and cybersecurity services that connect, manage, and protect technologies and devices across the enterprise. SageNet’s collaborative approach provides peace of mind and systems-confidence that empowers an organization to focus on its core mission. "
target parent: Ballantyne Strong, Inc.
target: Convergent Corporation
Convergent is a leading digital signage products and services provider to Fortune 1000 companies. The company’s innovative Digital Signage-as-a-Service (DSaaS) platform helps organizations overcome the barriers often associated with launching and maintaining a robust, reliable digital initiative.
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closed 1/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Stratacache, Inc., acquired Real Digital Media

synopsis: Stratacache, a provider of digital signage, media distribution and enterprise video acceleration technologies, announced the acquisition of Real Digital Media, provider of the NEOCAST® digital signage platform. Real Digital Media will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Stratacache and will continue to support and enhance its platform.
buyer: Stratacache, Inc.
Stratacache is the leading provider of intelligent digital signage, digital merchandising, mobile enablement and rich media solutions. These solutions help inspire and influence customers at the point-of-decision, generating new sales opportunities. "
target: Real Digital Media
Real Digital Media is the provider of NEOCAST®, an enterprise-level digital signage platform for managing the efficient distribution of place-based targeted messages and branded experiences across networked displays.
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closed 7/21/2016 via PR Newswire

Industry Weapon, acquired FireSign

synopsis: Industry Weapon, a leading company specializing in content management and distribution for digital signage, acquires Anode's FireSign Dynamic Digital Signage platform. FireSign offers digital signage and touchscreen applications on a single hosted system.
buyer: Industry Weapon
Industry Weapon, a digital media company, specializes in simplifying and advancing the applications of digital signage. The SaaS solution enables subscribers to design, schedule and publish multimedia content and integrated data sources to screens, kiosks, tablets and mobile devices. "
target parent: Anode
target: FireSign
FireSign is a product of Anode, inc., a full-service creative studio that integrates digital media into public spaces. FireSign offers digital signage and touchscreen applications on a single hosted system.
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closed 5/4/2016 via Company Press Release

Posterscope, acquired Liveposter Ltd

synopsis: Posterscope has announced that it has fully acquired Liveposter, an Out-of-Home platform that will enable Posterscope to deliver dynamic content to screens around the world. The Liveposter platform enables digital campaigns to run seamlessly across multiple networks and media owners.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Posterscope
Posterscope is the world's leading Out-of-Home Communications agency. They aim to continually build understanding of the role of Out-of-Home in the connected economy and make Out-of-Home campaigns easy and accountable for their customers to execute. "
target: Liveposter Ltd
Liveposter is a web-based platform that helps brands create dynamic content for digital posters. With context and relevance key to gaining and retaining customer attention, Liveposter builds on this for brands by using data to create messages that change depending on the moment.
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closed 3/7/2013 via PR Newswire

ACE Marketing & Promotions, Inc., acquired FuturLink

synopsis: Ace Marketing & Promotions, Inc., an Integrated Marketing Company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of FuturLink, SA, a pioneer in the field of location-based mobile marketing. FuturLink has developed innovative platforms utilizing Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, QR and NFC to create, manage and deploy mobile marketing campaigns.
buyer: ACE Marketing & Promotions, Inc.
Ace Marketing & Promotions, Inc. is a business and technology development company focusing on advanced integrated marketing platforms, mobile marketing, social networks, website development and digital media. "
target: FuturLink
FuturLink develops and manufactures equipment and applications to empower interaction between brands and consumers, using innovative digital platforms in the fields of Mobile, Internet, Digital Signage and Point of Sale.
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closed 8/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

firmCHANNEL, acquired MediaTile

synopsis: Corum Digital Corporation has acquired the assets of The MediaTile Company, a digital signage company, which specializes in the development of innovative SaaS-based digital signage products. This acquisition complements and strengthens Corum Digital’s existing suite of digital signage products marketed under the firmCHANNEL brand.
buyer parent: Corum Corpoartion
buyer: firmCHANNEL
The firmCHANNEL digital signage platform is offered by Corum Digital Corporation. The firmCHANNEL™ product line hosts a variety of hardware and software solutions which can accommodate projects of any scale and scope. "
target: MediaTile
MediaTile is a recognized leader and innovator in the digital signage industry. MediaTile is transforming traditional B2C communications into B2Me (Business-to-Me) engagement - delivering information and personal interaction tailored to a viewer’s specific wants and needs.
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announced 2/7/2018 via Reuters

AU Optronics Corp., will acquire ComQi Inc.

synopsis: AU Optronics Corporation, a Taiwanese company that is engaged in the design, development, and production of liquid crystal displays and other flat panel displays, will acquire ComQi. ComQi is a company in New York that provides cloud-based Shopper Engagement Technology that influences consumers at the point of decision.
buyer: AU Optronics Corp. (TSEC:2409:$8,954.06)
AU Optronics Corporation (AUO) is Taiwanese company that is engaged in the design, development, production, assembly and marketing of thin film transistor liquid crystal displays and other flat panel displays. "
target: ComQi Inc.
ComQi is a company in New York that provides cloud-based Shopper Engagement Technology that influences consumers at the point of decision, in-store, using all digital touch-points: digital signage, mobile, video, touch, web, and social networks.
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announced 12/8/2011 via PR Newswire

Black Castle Developments Holdings, Inc., will acquire bizM3, Inc.

synopsis: Black Castle Developments Holdings, Inc., a holding company targeting the acquisition of undervalued, niche companies, announced that it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire over 90% of bizM3, Inc., a pioneer in digital signage technology and multi-level mobile marketing solutions.
buyer: Black Castle Developments Holdings, Inc. (BCDH:$0.00)
Black Castle Developments Holdings, Inc. is a holding company focused on the merger and acquisition of undervalued, revenue-generating companies that operate in high-growth niche markets. "
target: bizM3, Inc.
bizM3 is a leading mobile marketing technology company that provides solutions and tools for businesses to enhance their advertising campaigns and deployment strategies.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ilkka-Yhtymä, acquired Liana Technologies

synopsis: Ilkka-Yhtymä Group, a Finland-based media group, has acquired a majority stake in Liana Technologies, Finland's largest cloud-based marketing and communications software provider. Liana Technologies provides a single-sign-on platform that offers tools for email marketing, marketing automation, press release & media, website & mobile, and eCommerce.
buyer: Ilkka-Yhtymä (HLSE:ILK2S:$40.17)
Ilkka-Yhtymä Group is a Finland-based media group. Their main products and services include two regional newspapers, five local newspapers, two free sheets, marketing and communications, and printing. Ilkka-Yhtymä Group is comprised of Ilkka-Yhtymä Plc, I-Mediat, and I-print. "
target: Liana Technologies
Liana Technologies is Finland's largest cloud-based marketing and communications software provider. Liana Technologies provides a single-sign-on platform that offers tools for email marketing, marketing automation, press release & media, website & mobile, and eCommerce.
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closed 11/5/2019 via BusinessWire

OpenGate Capital, acquired CoreMedia AG

synopsis: OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, announced that it has acquired a majority interest in CoreMedia AG, a global Content Management and Digital Experience Platform, from Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners and a consortium of private investors.
buyer: OpenGate Capital
OpenGate Capital is a global private equity firm that strives to acquire and optimize lower middle market businesses throughout North America and Europe with a strategic focus on operational improvement, innovation and growth. "
target parent: Deutsche Telekom
target: CoreMedia AG
CoreMedia is the company behind Content Cloud, the product that empowers marketing professionals to master the rapid rollout of personalized, content-rich global campaigns without the need to code.
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closed 9/8/2015 via PR Newswire

Orckestra, acquired Composite C1

synopsis: Orckestra Inc., a leading Canadian provider of innovative cloud-based commerce solutions, announced it has acquired the Danish content management software company Composite C1 based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
buyer: Orckestra
Founded in 2006, Orckestra, a Microsoft Gold partner, is a software and services company and provider of the Commerce OrchestrationTM Cloud, an omni-channel commerce solution for mid-size and large enterprise retailers, grocers and branded manufacturers. "
target: Composite C1
Composite is a Danish based software company behind the CMS, Composite C1. Composite C1 is an award-winning free open-source content management system built using the latest Microsoft technologies. It is one of the world's best-rated free open-source CMS and is installed in more than 150 countries.
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closed 4/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

EatAds PTE LTD., acquired Monitorly.in

synopsis: Singapore-based startup EatAds, a marketplace for the buying and selling of outdoor advertising space in Asia and Europe, has acquired a little-known Indian startup called Monitorly. The company provides its clients with a tool that monitors outdoor ads, collects data, and provides proof of posting.
buyer: EatAds PTE LTD.
EatAds is the leading platform for Outdoor & Out-of-Home advertising space. Their platform & mobile solutions help businesses manage their Out-Of-Home sites, simplify & grow their business. Their service provides the latest web & mobile technologies for information sharing & better decision-making. "
target: Monitorly.in
Monitorly provides its clients with a tool that monitors outdoor ads, collects data, and provides proof of posting. The company is headed up by Rahul Chidgopkar in Mumbai.
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closed 3/31/2017 via Company Press Release

Cenique Infotainment Group merged with InReality Inc.,

synopsis: Cenique Infotainment Group has merged with InReality, an Atlanta based agency. Cenique provides next generation intelligent digital signage and audience measurement software solutions. The companies will operate under the InReality brand, and are focused on delivering a shared vision for a best-in-class software and services company.
buyer: InReality Inc.
InReality is a software and services company that helps brands create personalized in-venue experiences through their engagement software, real-time analytics, responsive content and personalized experiences. They help their customers understand, maximize and influence the consumer journey in-venue."
target: Cenique Infotainment Group
Cenique is an emerging global leader in the ever-changing digital out-of-home (DOOH) industry. They provide the next generation intelligent digital signage and audience measurement software solutions, deployed in 25 countries, with offices in Hong Kong, India, and the USA.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Vestcom International, Inc., acquired Integrated Retail

synopsis: Vestcom, the leading provider of technology-enabled shelf-edge media solutions to the retail and consumer products industry, announced the acquisition of Integrated Retail Limited (iRex), the UK-based retail technology company best-known for its multimedia pricing system iRexM3.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Vestcom International, Inc.
Vestcom is the leading provider of technology-enabled shelf-edge solutions for the retail and consumer products industry – delivering proven results and influencing shopper behavior at the point-of-decision for the nation's top retailers and their suppliers. "
target: Integrated Retail
Integrated Retail Limited, known widely as iRex Retail, have years of experience in delivering real time pricing and marketing messages, direct to shelf edge, resulting in their clients enjoying market leading shelf edge point of sale.
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closed 3/31/2021 via BusinessWire

Spectrio, acquired Enplug

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of customer engagement technology, has acquired Enplug. Enplug’s plug-and-play digital signage solution features an intuitive online content management interface that integrates with many social media, corporate brand, team communications, and utility applications.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Enplug
Enplug’s plug-and-play digital signage solution features an intuitive online content management interface that integrates with many social media, corporate brand, team communications, and utility applications.
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closed 9/20/2021 via Company Press Release

Spectrio, acquired Sixteen:Nine

synopsis: Spectrio has acquired Canada-based Sixteen:Nine, a digital signage blog and podcast produced by industry veteran, David Haynes. The acquisition will allow Spectrio to further develop innovative digital solutions for enterprise clients, while contributing to the growth and enrichment of the digital signage industry as a whole.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is a leading provider of comprehensive digital signage solutions that empowers clients to transform their business locations into modern, dynamic destinations for customers and employees. "
target: Sixteen:Nine
Based in Canada, Sixteen:Nine is a digital signage blog and podcast produced by industry veteran, David Haynes. Sixteen:Nine has been covering the digital signage industry since 2006 and is well-known for its unique take on news and analysis for an industry audience.
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closed 7/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Spectrio, acquired Automotive Broadcasting Network

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of customer engagement technology, has acquired Automotive Broadcasting Network (ABN), an auto dealership digital signage company based in Jacksonville, FL.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Automotive Broadcasting Network
Automotive Broadcasting Network (ABN) is an auto dealership digital signage company. Utilizing an array of strategically-placed digital signage, menu boards, and video walls, the ABN team helps clients create cross-sell and up-sell opportunities and make the maximum impact on potential customers.
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closed 3/31/2021 via BusinessWire

Spectrio, acquired Enplug

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of customer engagement technology, has acquired Enplug. Enplug’s plug-and-play digital signage solution features an intuitive online content management interface that integrates with many social media, corporate brand, team communications, and utility applications.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Enplug
Enplug’s plug-and-play digital signage solution features an intuitive online content management interface that integrates with many social media, corporate brand, team communications, and utility applications.
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closed 1/14/2021 via BusinessWire

Spectrio, acquired ScreenScape Networks

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of customer engagement technology, announced that it has acquired ScreenScape, a digital signage software company based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. ScreenScape specializes in simple, plug-and-play digital signage that is flexible and cost-effective for clients.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: ScreenScape Networks
ScreenScape is a digital signage software company based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. ScreenScape specializes in simple, plug-and-play digital signage that is flexible and cost-effective for clients.
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closed 12/16/2020 via PR Newswire

The Jordan Company, acquired Spectrio

synopsis: The Jordan Company, L.P. has closed on its acquisition of Spectrio, LLC, a leading provider of marketing content management solutions for a variety of end markets, from affiliates of Bertram Capital Management, LLC. Spectrio is a leading provider of technology-enabled, customer engagement and content management solutions.
buyer: The Jordan Company
The Jordan Company (TJC) is a middle-market private equity firm with original capital commitments in excess of $13 billion. TJC has a 38-year track record of investing in and contributing to the growth of many businesses across a wide range of industries. "
target parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
target: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Spectrio, acquired Industry Weapon

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of customer engagement technology, announced that it has acquired Industry Weapon, a digital signage company based in Pittsburgh, PA. Industry Weapon works with clients to develop and execute strategic communications using its flexible platform and an integrated app store.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Industry Weapon
Industry Weapon is a digital signage company based in Pittsburgh, PA. Industry Weapon works with clients to develop and execute strategic communications using its flexible platform and an integrated app store.
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closed 9/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Spectrio, acquired Senior Living Media

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation's leading providers of customer engagement solutions, has acquired Senior Living Media, an Osborn Company. Senior Living Media is a senior living communication and engagement technology company based in Duluth, Ga. They are the largest fully managed digital content provider to the Senior Living Industry.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Senior Living Media
Senior Living Media is a senior living communication and engagement technology company based in Duluth, GA. They are the largest fully managed digital content provider to the Senior Living Industry.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Spectrio, acquired Profit On-Hold and Airwaves Scenting

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, has acquired Profit On-Hold and Airwaves Scenting. Profit-On-Hold is a music and on-hold marketing/advertising corporation. Airwaves Scenting is a scent marketing company.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Profit On-Hold and Airwaves Scenting
Profit-On-Hold is a music and on-hold marketing/advertising corporation. They specialize in on-hold messaging, telecommunications, on-hold marketing, telephony, scriptwriting, voiceover, communication and more. Airwaves Scenting is a scent marketing company.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

VS Networks merged with Spectrio,

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of in-store marketing solutions powered by content and technology, announced that it has merged with VS Networks, a company that develops, produces, and supports customized marketing solutions for clients in the retail channel.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: VS Networks
VS Networks develops, produces, and supports customized marketing solutions for clients in the retail channel. Specializing in cutting-edge digital and interactive signage, VS Networks designs fully manageable and scalable systems built to drive in-store sales and improve the customer experience.
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closed 7/30/2019 via BusinessWire

Spectrio, acquired LifeShare Technologies

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of in-store marketing solutions powered by content and technology, announced the acquisition of LifeShare Technologies, a senior living communication and engagement technology company based in Greenfield, Ind.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: LifeShare Technologies
LifeShare Technologies is a senior living communication and engagement technology company based in Greenfield, Ind. LifeShare integrates community calendars, entertainment, activities, photos and videos, and messages into one simple online management portal.
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closed 6/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Spectrio, acquired Media Distribution Solutions

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of in-store marketing solutions powered by content and technology, announced that it has acquired Media Distribution Solutions (MDS), a leader in low-cost, on-demand video creation based in Plano, Texas.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Media Distribution Solutions
Media Distribution Solutions is a leader in low-cost, on-demand video creation based in Plano, Texas. Small and medium businesses utilizing MDS’ on-demand custom video can distribute their content online, on social media, on television and through other digital distribution channels.
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closed 4/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Commercials On Hold merged with Spectrio,

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of in-store marketing solutions powered by content and technology, announced that it has merged with Commercials On Hold, a division of Transmedia Advertising. Commercials On Hold was one of the first companies in the U.S. to market the concept of music and messages on hold.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target parent: Transmedia Advertising
target: Commercials On Hold
As one of the first companies in the U.S. to market the concept of music and messages on hold, Commercials On Hold has kept pace with changing technology in the telecom industry by adding digital delivery options, developing an online production studio, and partnering with VoIP providers.
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closed 12/13/2018 via BusinessWire

Codigo merged with Spectrio,

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of in-store marketing solutions powered by content and technology, announced that it has merged with Louisville-based Codigo, a leader in retail media solutions, digital signage, and kiosk technology.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Codigo
Codigo is a leader in retail media solutions, digital signage, and kiosk technology. Codigo is about bringing innovative media solutions to market so their customers can make a positive impact on the retail behavior of consumers in their stores. They are based in Louisville, Kentucky.
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closed 9/4/2018 via BusinessWire

Voice Solutions merged with Spectrio,

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of in-store marketing solutions powered by content and technology, announced that it has merged with Minneapolis-based Voice Solutions, a woman-owned, sensory marketing service company founded in 2004.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Voice Solutions
Voice Solutions is the premier provider of sensory marketing solutions. Since 2004, Voice Solutions has helped hundreds of unique brands in over 20 industries transform brand concepts into feelings, environments and tangible entities.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/20/2017 via PE Hub

Bertram Capital Management LLC, acquired Spectrio

synopsis: Bertram Capital has acquired The Riverside Company‘s stake in Florida-based Spectrio, a provider of customer engagement solutions. Spectrio LLC is a leading full-service provider of customer engagement solutions to a diversified set of enterprise and small to medium sized businesses. The Riverside Company has been the majority investor since 2014.
buyer: Bertram Capital Management LLC
Bertram Capital is a private equity firm targeting investments in lower middle market companies. By supplying flexible investment capital and committing a wealth of operational and strategic resources, they make their core objective to move companies toward unlocking their full potential. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/21/2016 via PE Hub

Spectrio, acquired TMS Audio Productions

synopsis: The Riverside Company has acquired TMS Audio Productions as an add-on to its Spectrio platform. TMS provides on-hold and messaging and marketing services for more than 400 customers, primarily in the healthcare and financial industries.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is a national provider of on-hold messaging and digital signage managed services that allow clients to deliver targeted marketing messages in a variety of ways. "
target: TMS Audio Productions
TMS is a provider of on-hold music and messaging services for customers who are mostly in the healthcare and financial sectors.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/20/2016 via PE Hub

Spectrio, acquired Vital Media, Inc.

synopsis: The Riverside Company has acquired Vital Media as an add-on to its Spectrio platform. Charlotte, North Carolina-based Vital Media provides on-hold marketing messaging and digital signage services for the automotive market. Vital Media offers on hold services, graphic screens at point of purchase, and waiting room TV messaging.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. Their solutions consist of On-Hold Messaging, Digital Signage and Overhead Music. "
target: Vital Media, Inc.
Vital Media provides on-hold marketing messaging and digital signage services for the automotive market. It provides on hold services, graphic screens at point of purchase, and waiting room TV messaging to roughly 1,700 customers, mainly in the automotive sales and automotive service markets.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/15/2015 via Company Press Release

Spectrio, acquired Message On Hold Plus

synopsis: Spectrio, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, has completed the acquisition of Message On Hold Plus (MOHPlus). Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, MOHPlus is a provider of on-hold marketing messaging and related services for almost 1,500 locations. Its additional services include business music, auto attendant prompts and greetings.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading all-inclusive audio/video marketing companies, handling everything from concept and installation to content creation, outstanding service and detailed reporting to ensure consistency in branding. "
target: Message On Hold Plus
Message On Hold Plus is a full service national provider of On Hold Marketing and complete Business Audio Solutions. In business since 1991, it has over twelve hundred clients across the United States with niche markets in Healthcare, Dental Practioners, Financial Planning, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Spectrio, acquired Sound Marketing Concepts

synopsis: The Riverside Company has completed an add-on to Spectrio LLC with the acquisition of Sound Marketing Concepts (SMC). SMC provides on-hold marketing messaging and related services with a focus on the healthcare market. Spectrio is a provider of on-hold messaging and digital signage managed services.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading all-inclusive audio/video marketing companies, handling everything from concept and installation to content creation, outstanding service and detailed reporting to ensure consistency in branding. "
target: Sound Marketing Concepts
Sound Marketing Concepts provides on-hold marketing messaging and related services with a focus on the healthcare market. Their marketing expertise combined with a team of professional writers, engineers, and voice talents all work together to create the best programming possible for their clients.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/15/2014 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Spectrio

synopsis: The Riverside Company has acquired a majority stake in Spectrio LLC from SJ Partners and other investors. Spectrio is a leading national provider of on-hold messaging and digital signage managed services.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growing businesses valued at up to $250 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 350 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 70 companies. "
target parent: SJ Partners llc
target: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading all-inclusive audio/video marketing companies, handling everything from concept and installation to content creation, outstanding service and detailed reporting to ensure consistency in branding.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2020 via PR Newswire

The Jordan Company, acquired Spectrio

synopsis: The Jordan Company, L.P. has closed on its acquisition of Spectrio, LLC, a leading provider of marketing content management solutions for a variety of end markets, from affiliates of Bertram Capital Management, LLC. Spectrio is a leading provider of technology-enabled, customer engagement and content management solutions.
buyer: The Jordan Company
The Jordan Company (TJC) is a middle-market private equity firm with original capital commitments in excess of $13 billion. TJC has a 38-year track record of investing in and contributing to the growth of many businesses across a wide range of industries. "
target parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
target: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 5/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Dee Set Logistics, acquired Tactical Solutions UK Ltd.

synopsis: Dee Set, a UK-based retail services provider, has acquired Tactical Solutions, a leading UK Field Marketing agency passionate about delivering retail execution excellence in supermarkets, convenience stores and discounters. Tactical Solutions uses a mix of technology, live data, and old-fashioned shop floor relationships to sell more products.
buyer: Dee Set Logistics
Dee Set is a UK-based retail services provider. Dee Set support Retailers and Brands to drive growth, market share and ROI, ultimately to achieve excellence at the point of purchase. They provide services for Distribution, Fulfilment, Merchandising, Manufacturing, Field Marketing, Print, and more. "
target: Tactical Solutions UK Ltd.
Tactical Solutions is a leading UK Field Marketing agency passionate about delivering retail execution excellence in supermarkets, convenience stores and discounters. Tactical Solutions uses a mix of technology, live data, and old-fashioned shop floor relationships to sell more products.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2017 via PE Hub

Bertram Capital Management LLC, acquired Spectrio

synopsis: Bertram Capital has acquired The Riverside Company‘s stake in Florida-based Spectrio, a provider of customer engagement solutions. Spectrio LLC is a leading full-service provider of customer engagement solutions to a diversified set of enterprise and small to medium sized businesses. The Riverside Company has been the majority investor since 2014.
buyer: Bertram Capital Management LLC
Bertram Capital is a private equity firm targeting investments in lower middle market companies. By supplying flexible investment capital and committing a wealth of operational and strategic resources, they make their core objective to move companies toward unlocking their full potential. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/15/2014 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Spectrio

synopsis: The Riverside Company has acquired a majority stake in Spectrio LLC from SJ Partners and other investors. Spectrio is a leading national provider of on-hold messaging and digital signage managed services.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growing businesses valued at up to $250 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 350 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 70 companies. "
target parent: SJ Partners llc
target: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading all-inclusive audio/video marketing companies, handling everything from concept and installation to content creation, outstanding service and detailed reporting to ensure consistency in branding.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2019 via PR Newswire

MAS Event + Design, acquired BeSide Digital

synopsis: MAS, a trendsetter in experiential design and implementation, announced it has acquired BeSide Digital, an emerging innovator for technology-powered experiential marketing solutions. BeSide Digital will be renamed The BeSide of MAS.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: MAS Event + Design
MAS, an Opus Company, is a creative collective of conceptual designers and producers. They transform two-dimensional ideas into multi-dimensional experiences that excite and inspire people to action. They help their clients achieve their goals every step of the way from concept to execution. "
target: BeSide Digital
BeSide Digital is an emerging innovator for technology-powered experiential marketing solutions. BeSide Digital is a studio and lab focused on bespoke design, engineering, and production at the intersection of the physical and digital worlds for renowned clients.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2016 via BusinessWire

Advent International, acquired Ansira

synopsis: KRG Capital Partners, a Denver-based buyout firm, announced that it has completed the sale of Ansira Partners, Inc., a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, to Advent International. Advent International is one of the largest global private equity firms.
buyer: Advent International
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity firms. With offices on four continents, they have established a globally integrated team of over 170 investment professionals, focused on buyouts and growth equity investments in five core sectors."
target parent: KRG Capital Partners
target: Ansira
Ansira is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, specializing in the integration of local and national marketing programs through marketing automation, data analytics, CRM, and performance media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/19/2012 via BNC Analysis

KRG Capital Partners, acquired Ansira

synopsis: KRG Capital Partners (KRG), a Denver-based private equity firm, has completed an investment in Ansira Partners, Inc. (Ansira). Ansira, a leading independent engagement marketing agency, is the third platform company for KRG in advertising and marketing services.
buyer: KRG Capital Partners
Founded in 1996, KRG is a Denver based private equity buyout firm with $4.3 billion of cumulative capital either deployed or available for future investment, which includes approximately $1 billion deployed since inception on behalf of equity co-investors. "
target parent: Frontenac Company LLC
target: Ansira
Originated in 1919, Ansira provides trade promotion, digital, direct, marketing automation, media and creative activities. Ansira's clients are a broad array of top global and national brands including Coca-Cola, Ford, Domino's Pizza, and Honda/Acura.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

LLYC, acquired BESO Holding

synopsis: LLYC takes another step forward in its growth strategy with the acquisition of 75% of the Mexican agency BESO. BESO is a creative data-predictive agency, the successful project of its two founding partners – José Beker and Federico Isuani – who will continue to hold a stake and lead the company’s business. 
buyer: LLYC (BME:LLYC:$52.35)
Llorente & Cuenca (LLYC) is the leading communications, reputation management and public affairs consultancy firm with a presence in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. It has twenty three partners and more than 480 professionals. It currently operates in 13 countries through 16 offices. "
target: BESO Holding
BESO was founded in 2014 based on the collaboration of the two agencies of its founders – Beker and Socialand. Mexico-based BESO is a creative data-predictive agency that has revolutionized advertising by placing technology and data at the very heart of the creative and strategic process.
price ($mm)
$8.40*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

OUTFRONT Media Inc., acquired Icewerx

synopsis: OUTFRONT Media Inc., one of the largest out-of-home media companies in North America, has acquired Icewerx Consulting, Inc., a digital outdoor marketing company in Canada. Icewerx enables their clients to express their message in real time through their digital billboard network. The company also offers services for indoor digital displays.
buyer: OUTFRONT Media Inc. (OUT:$1,698.20)
OUTFRONT leverages the power of technology, location, and creativity to connect brands with consumers outside of their homes through one of the largest and most diverse sets of billboard, transit, and mobile assets in North America. "
target: Icewerx
Icewerx is a digital outdoor marketing company in Canada. Icewerx enables their clients to express their message in real time through their digital billboard network. They offer billboards in memorable and high-traffic locations. The company also offers services for indoor digital displays.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Outform, Inc. merged with Rapid Displays, Inc.,

synopsis: Gemspring Capital, a private equity firm focused on partnering with middle market companies, has completed the acquisition of Outform, Inc., a global retail innovation agency, and merged it with Rapid Displays, an existing portfolio company that provides custom merchandising display solutions.
buyer parent: Gemspring Capital
buyer: Rapid Displays, Inc.
Rapid Displays offers custom retail displays, store fixtures, kiosk merchandising, and more for an end-to-end visual merchandising solution. One integrated team of retail experts, designers, advisors, and project managers results in a tailored and seamless experience for each customer. "
target: Outform, Inc.
Outform is a leading provider of custom merchandising solutions, including agency, display production, and distribution services, for global brands and retailers. Outform's services span the full merchandising execution lifecycle.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/24/2021 via BusinessWire

Innovatus Capital Partners, acquired Match Retail

synopsis: Innovatus Capital Partners, LLC has acquired Match Marketing Group’s Public Label and Match Retail—two North American agencies out of Boulder, CO, and Toronto, ON. Public Label is a creative marketing agency and Match Retail is a leading sales, merchandising, and branded retail agency based in Toronto.
buyer: Innovatus Capital Partners
Innovatus Capital Partners is a New York-based registered investment adviser and portfolio management firm with assets more than $1.5B under management, focused on creating value across special situations, emergent asset classes, private credit, and asset-based investments. "
target parent: Southfield Capital Advisors
target: Match Retail
Based in Toronto, Match Retail is a leading sales, merchandising, and branded retail agency working for major brands across North America. Public Label is a North American creative marketing agency.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ZetaDisplay AB, acquired Nordland Systems

synopsis: ZetaDisplay has acquired Nordland Systems GmbH, a leading Digital Signage integrator on the German market. Founded in 1987, the company is focused on complex Digital Signage installations for a demanding high profile customer base. Nordland-Systems is based in Ahrensburg close to Hamburg in Northern Germany.
buyer: ZetaDisplay AB (OM:ZETA:$45.75)
Sweden-based ZetaDisplay provides visual communication solutions to influence behavior in a physical store or office environment. ZetaDisplay offers concept development software programming and deployment, as well as technical contracted services. "
target: Nordland Systems
Nordland Systems GmbH is a leading Digital Signage integrator on the German market. Founded in 1987, the company is focused on complex Digital Signage installations for a demanding high profile customer base. Nordland-Systems is based in Ahrensburg close to Hamburg in Northern Germany.
price ($mm)
$4.54
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
10.3x
closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Trailhead Media, acquired Wingate Media Group

synopsis: Trailhead Media, a company focused on acquiring out of home media businesses, has acquired Wingate Media Group, a family-owned indoor digital billboard advertising company in Tennessee. Wingate Media offers indoor digital TV screens that help small businesses make themselves known.
buyer: Trailhead Media
Trailhead Media is a company focused on acquiring out of home media businesses. Trailhead Media has acquired out of home companies in Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. Their companies include Cox Media, InsiteMediacom, Leslie Outdoor, and Spartan Outdoor. "
target: Wingate Media Group
Wingate Media Group is a family-owned indoor digital billboard advertising company in Tennessee. Wingate Media offers indoor digital TV screens that help small businesses make themselves known. Their digital billboards cover Spring Hill, Thompson's Station, Franklin, and Columbia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Mood Media Corporation

synopsis: Vector Capital has acquired Mood Media, the world's leading in-store media solutions company. Mood Media offers global retail, fashion, restaurant, healthcare, hospitality, and consumer brands audio, visual, messaging, scent, social, and mobile services designed to create greater emotional connections between brands and consumers.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. With more than $3 billion of capital under management, Vector actively partners with management teams to devise and execute new financial and business strategies."
target: Mood Media Corporation (TSX:MM:$465.27)
Mood Media is the world’s leading in-store media solutions company dedicated to elevating the Customer Experience. The company creates greater emotional connections between brands and consumers through the right combination of sight, sound, scent, social, and systems solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Asset Strategies Group, LLC, acquired Chute Gerdeman

synopsis: Asset Strategies Group has enhanced its strategic real estate solutions business with the acquisition of Chute Gerdeman, an award-winning retail design firm. The addition of Chute Gerdeman will allow the combination of companies to offer a complete end-to-end solution across strategy, real estate, innovation, design, rollout, and implementation.
buyer: Asset Strategies Group, LLC
ASG is a provider of outsourced real estate services for retailers. ASG helps clients optimize their real estate investment through its practices in Analytics and Strategy, Tenant Representation, Store Design & Construction, Lease Administration, Rent Accounting, Audit, and Real Estate Technology. "
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: Chute Gerdeman
Chute Gerdeman is an award-winning design partner that brings to life experiences that connects people with brands. With nuanced strategy, dramatic design, vivid communication, and precise execution, Chute Gerdeman articulates brands, delivers excitement, and incites customer purchases.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Concept Communication Ltd., acquired Lastmile Solutions

synopsis: Concept Communication, India's largest independent integrated communications agency, has acquired a majority stake in Lastmile Solutions (LMS), a leading retail and Below The Line (BTL) advertising agency in India. LMS is a one stop shop for retail store roll out, visibility, signage, branding and promotion solutions.
buyer: Concept Communication Ltd.
Concept is an integrated communications agency in India. Concept provides ‘unified messaging’ across Strategy, Research, Advertising, Design, PR, Digital, Media, OOH, Events, Activation, Retail Experience, and more. The company has delivered effective communication solutions to over 1,500 companies."
target: Lastmile Solutions
Lastmile Solutions (LMS) is a leading retail and Below The Line (BTL) advertising agency in India. LMS is a one stop shop for retail store roll out, visibility, signage, branding and promotion solutions. LMS helps stores to increase customer conversion and improve their sales.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2019 via Company Press Release

10net Group, acquired Unified Brand

synopsis: 10net Group has acquired Unified Brand, a provider of unique, custom digital signage and content channels in out-of-home locations. With the acquisition, the 10net Group will be able to provide end-to-end services and solutions, such as creating custom channel content to procuring, installing, and managing hardware and software.
buyer: 10net Group
10net Group is a collection of companies offering experiential digital signage solutions, including design and creative services, experience development and managed services. 10net creates unique, memorable experiences for companies, as well as offering multi-location systems that can be customized."
target: Unified Brand
Unified Brand builds and deploys unique, custom digital signage and content channels in out-of-home locations as a focused and cost-effective alternative to broadcast television. Unified Brand's various platforms help unify brands across multiple forms of media channels.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

DKSH Holding Ltd., will acquire Crossmark Australia and New Zealand

synopsis: DKSH has signed an agreement to acquire the field marketing provider Crossmark in Australia and New Zealand. Crossmark is a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods and services industry that delivers smarter solutions to clients for faster growth in an ever-changing world.
buyer: DKSH Holding Ltd. (SWX:DKSH:$11,600.35)
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Crossmark Australia and New Zealand
CROSSMARK is a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods and services industry that delivers smarter solutions to clients for faster growth in an ever-changing world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

XTD Limited, will acquire AdLine LLC

synopsis: XTD, a stand-alone digital transit media company, will be acquiring Adline, a provider of an out-of-home integrated marketing ecosystem that drives growth by unlocking incremental revenue, reducing costs, creating efficiencies and engaging diverse audiences.
buyer: XTD Limited (ASX:XTD:$2.00)
Based in Australia, XTD is a stand-alone digital media channel that does not interfere with any of the existing station controls which also enables easy installation into almost any metro train network in the world, both underground or aboveground. "
target: AdLine LLC
Based in Australia, ADLINE provides indoor sport, leisure and community centres, and associations with an integrated marketing ecosystem that drives growth by unlocking incremental revenue, reducing costs, creating efficiencies and engaging diverse audiences who play for fun.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, will acquire AdCityMedia

synopsis: Ocean Outdoor has agreed to an all-cash offer to acquire AdCityMedia, a company that is active in the outdoor advertising market and is the leader of large digital format advertising in Sweden.
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (LSE:OOUT:$96.37)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: AdCityMedia (OM:ACM:$20.60)
AdCityMedia is active in the outdoor advertising market and is the leader of large digital format advertising in Sweden. The company has about 1,500 of its own media spaces and over 3,000 digital screens that they operate.
price ($mm)[EV]
$32 [$37]
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x

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MobileBits Holdings Corp.
MobileBits Holdings Corp.
MobileBits Holdings Corp. is a global technology company that strengthens relationships between businesses and their audience by enabling exceptional digital experiences. It's Pringo™ products delivers highly integrated social, rich media, loyalty and targeted advertising solutions to any device.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: OTCPK:IMMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Immudyne
lmmuDyne, Inc. is a technology-driven e-commerce company that builds innovative and proprietary brands. Immudyne’s scalable and global advertising technology infrastructure leverages social media, search and e-commerce platforms to rapidly and profitably grow their product portfolio.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$6.49
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.95)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.47
Employees
11
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Ticker: HUBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HubSpot, Inc.
HubSpot, Inc.
HubSpot is the world's leading inbound marketing and sales platform. Over 13,500 customers in more than 90 countries use HubSpot's software, services, and support to transform the way they attract, engage, and delight customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$817.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($31.49)
EBIT ($mm)
($50.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3981
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Ticker: TASE:ALMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Algomizer
Algomizer is an Internet Technology company that specializes in developing online marketing tools for SMB's. Their expert team of developers, analysts and online advertising experts develop innovative algorithmic tools for online advertising campaigns.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.21
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2710
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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: AIM:DOTD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
dotDigital Group PLC
dotDigital Group PLC
dotDigital Group Plc is a leading provider of email marketing and other SaaS related technology services to digital marketing professionals. Dedicated to helping clients grow their businesses online, they continually develop and expand their core product suite to add more value for marketers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$42.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.31
EBIT ($mm)
$10.66
Net Income ($mm)
$9.46
Employees
238
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Ticker: OUT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OUTFRONT Media Inc.
OUTFRONT Media Inc.
OUTFRONT Media is one of the largest out-of-home media companies in the Americas. With billboard and transit properties, a prime asset focus, and a growing network of digital displays, they gives advertisers both breadth and depth of audience across key geographies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,698.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$438.90
EBIT ($mm)
$293.20
Net Income ($mm)
$160.40
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSX:RAY.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stingray Digital Media Group
Stingray Digital Media Group
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 135 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 127 countries.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$199.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$76.52
EBIT ($mm)
$54.72
Net Income ($mm)
$36.14
Employees
1200
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Ticker: SEHK:8112
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Focus Media Network Limited
Focus Media Network Limited
Focus Media Network Limited is a well-established digital ‘‘Out-of-Home’’ media company in Hong Kong and Singapore, with an operating history since April 2004.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$10.20
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.47)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
87
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Ticker: WSE:IMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Media Services S.A.
Internet Media Services S.A. (IMS) is a leader in providing specialized Sensory Marketing services in Poland. Having over 10 years of experience of working with media and modern technologies, IMS uses techniques which allow for creating appropriate mood and influencing the Customer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.83
EBIT ($mm)
$2.89
Net Income ($mm)
$2.37
Employees
0
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Ticker: OM:ZETA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZetaDisplay AB
ZetaDisplay is a leading supplier of Digital Signage to major chains in the retailing and service sectors of the European market. The head office is in Sweden and there are sales offices located in Denmark, Norway, Finland, Estonia and the Netherlands.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$45.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.52
EBIT ($mm)
$0.43
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
160
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Ticker: OTCPK:CREX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Creative Realities, LLC
Creative Realities, LLC
Creative Realities, founded in 1998 with headquarters in New York, is a well-known and trusted marketing technology company providing solutions to enhance the 21st century shopping experience. The Company provides a suite of tools and services for retailers, venue operators and their brand partners.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.54)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
100
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Ticker: OTCPK:DVGG.D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech's retail shopping technology seamlessly combines cutting edge digital tech and social networking to create a fun and unique shopping experience. 12 Retech fully integrates in-store, online, and mobile shopping experiences with its patented smart 12Mirrors, 12Mobile app, and 12Kiosks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advantage Solutions
Advantage Solutions
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,275.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$418.96
EBIT ($mm)
$177.03
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
40000
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JCDecaux
JCDecaux
JCDecaux SA is the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide. The inventor of the “street furniture” concept, JCDecaux is the only company worldwide to focus exclusively on outdoor advertising and develop activities in all three segments: street furniture, transport advertising and billboard.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,548.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$601.61
EBIT ($mm)
$296.37
Net Income ($mm)
$226.10
Employees
11772
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Ticker: OTCPK:IHRT.Q
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies. The company specializes in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, social, live events, on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,038.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$442.84
EBIT ($mm)
$48.38
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11400
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Ticker: CCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.
Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.
Clear Channel Outdoor is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, reaching people in more than 30 countries across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,683.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$567.53
EBIT ($mm)
$258.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5900
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Ticker: DB:SAX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ströer Media
Ströer Media
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,814.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$355.43
EBIT ($mm)
$192.91
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12514
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Ticker: LAMR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lamar Advertising Co.
Lamar Advertising Co.
Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo and transit advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,650.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$709.29
EBIT ($mm)
$479.37
Net Income ($mm)
$341.43
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:APN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
APN News & Media Limited
APN News & Media Limited
APN News & Media Limited is a leading provider of outdoor advertising in Australia and New Zealand. APN publishes almost 20 daily and more than 80 non-daily newspapers, as well as over 50 websites, mobile sites and apps across Australia and New Zealand.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$649.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$106.64
EBIT ($mm)
$85.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5340
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Ticker: BSE:532705
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jagran Prakashan Ltd
Jagran Prakashan Ltd
Jagran Prakashan Ltd is India's leading media and communications group with its interests spanning across Print, OOH, Activations, Digital, covers all of India as its footprint – and is arguably amongst one of the largest media conglomerates in the country.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$348.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$88.06
EBIT ($mm)
$70.95
Net Income ($mm)
$48.45
Employees
3019
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