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closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Taylor Herring

synopsis: Taylor Herring, now joins Publicis’ UK Influence Practice, alongside the larger PR network MSL and ESG specialist Salter Baxter. Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Taylor Herring
UK-based, Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
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closed 8/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

Hakuhodo, Inc., acquired Kingdom Digital

synopsis: Hakuhodo, an integrated advertising and communication agency based in Japan, has acquired Kingdom Digital, a social and content agency in Malaysia. Kingdom Digital builds relationships by humanising the way brands present themselves & engage with their consumers. They create content that communicates brand stories across social media channels.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Hakuhodo, Inc.
Hakuhodo Inc is an integrated advertising and communication agency headquartered in Japan. Hakuhodo works with over 3,000 clients in 20 countries and regions to help them develop innovative creative solutions that grow their business. "
target: Kingdom Digital
Kingdom Digital is a multi-award-winning social and content agency in Malaysia. Kingdom Digital builds relationships by humanising the way brands present themselves & engage with their consumers. They create captivating content that communicates brand stories across social media channels.
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closed 8/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

TAG Worldwide Group Limited, acquired L&A Social

synopsis: Tag, a global creative production partner to brands and agencies, has acquired L&A Social, a strategic and creative social media agency in Australia. L&A Social helps world-class global brands to create meaningful relationships with their customers. They provide services for social media strategy, content marketing, influencer marketing, and more.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: TAG Worldwide Group Limited
Tag is a global creative production partner to brands and agencies. Tag turns big ideas into high-impact marketing that enables brands to stand out and sell more. They offer services for creative & content production, social media management, email marketing, performance marketing, and more. "
target: L&A Social
L&A Social is a strategic and creative social media agency in Australia. L&A Social helps world-class global brands to create meaningful relationships with their customers. They provide services for social media strategy & implementation, content marketing, influencer marketing, and more.
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closed 8/3/2022 via Company Press Release

My Mustard merged with Assisted Ltd,

synopsis: My Mustard has merged with Assisted, a digital marketing agency in the UK. My Mustard is a UK-based advertising agency that specialises in search and social media services. They help businesses to deliver their message to prospective clients on the first page of Google. They offer services for Google search, social media, and pay per click.
buyer: Assisted Ltd
Assisted is a digital marketing agency in the UK. Assisted helps businesses throughout the UK to achieve their digital marketing goals and boost their visibility online. They offer services for SEO, PPC, digital PR, content marketing, Amazon advertising, and social media marketing. "
target: My Mustard
My Mustard is a UK-based advertising agency that specialises in search and social media services. My Mustard helps businesses to deliver their message to prospective clients on the first page of Google. They offer services for Google search, social media marketing, and pay per click advertising.
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closed 7/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

YAAP Digital Pvt. Ltd., acquired Crayons Communications

synopsis: YAAP, a specialized content and influencer marketing company with operations in the UAE, India and Singapore, has fully acquired Crayons Communications. Crayons Communications is a leading communications agency that specializes in brand planning, advertising, corporate identity, media buying & placement, digital marketing, and more.
buyer: YAAP Digital Pvt. Ltd.
YAAP Digital was founded by digital media professionals Nikhil Bapat and Manan Kapur. The company provides services such as branded content, digital show formats, syndication, brand and visual identity, influencer identification, outreach and channel partnerships. "
target: Crayons Communications
Dubai-based Crayons Communications is a leading communications agency. They specialize in brand planning, advertising, corporate identity, media buying & placement, events, social media marketing, digital marketing, website design & development, lead generation, and more.
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closed 7/13/2022 via PR Newswire

Modern Luxury, Inc., acquired Glocally

synopsis: Modern Luxury Media, the largest luxury media company in the US, has acquired Glocally, a social media and marketing technology company. Glocally enables local and regional businesses to succeed across digital platforms. They provide services for social media management, content development, digital strategy and influencer collaborations.
buyer parent: Dickey Publishing, Inc.
buyer: Modern Luxury, Inc.
Modern Luxury is the preeminent luxury lifestyle publisher in the US, with 60+ titles across 19 major markets— reaching more than 5 million affluent readers. They engage in both MRI and MMR research which provides partners invaluable insight into the spending habits of their active consumer base. "
target: Glocally
Glocally is a social media and marketing technology company. Glocally enables local and regional businesses to succeed across digital platforms. They provide services for social media management, content development, digital strategy and influencer collaborations.
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announced 7/1/2022 via BNC Analysis

MediaMonks B.V., will acquire XX Artists LLC

synopsis: Media.Monks, a global production company, will acquire XX Artists, a leading social media marketing agency. XX Artists specializes in creating social media and influencer campaigns. The agency helps businesses to create community through content and execute strategies that bring their brands to life on the internet.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
MediaMonks, based in the Netherlands, is a global production company that works with clients across industries to craft amazing work for leading businesses and brands. Its production capabilities span the entire creative spectrum, covering anything one could possibly want from a partner and more. "
target: XX Artists LLC
XX Artists is a leading social media marketing agency. XX Artists specializes in creating social media and influencer campaigns. The agency helps businesses to create community through content and execute strategies that bring their brands to life on the internet.
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$12
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closed 6/29/2022 via BNC Analysis

Moxley Carmichael, acquired Moxley Carmichael

synopsis: The founders of Moxley Carmichael, a leading public relations firm, have sold the company to four of its executives. Moxley Carmichael provides comprehensive communications services to local, regional and national companies in East Tennessee. They offer services for public relations, SEO, branding, social media, and more.
buyer: Moxley Carmichael
Moxley Carmichael is a premier public and media relations firm. Moxley Carmichael provides comprehensive communications services to local, regional and national companies in East Tennessee. They offer services for public relations, SEO, branding, social media, and more. "
target: Moxley Carmichael
Moxley Carmichael is a premier public and media relations firm. Moxley Carmichael provides comprehensive communications services to local, regional and national companies in East Tennessee. They offer services for public relations, SEO, branding, social media, and more.
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closed 6/22/2022 via PR Newswire

Piranha, acquired Manhattan Made Marketing

synopsis: Piranha announced its acquisition of Manhattan Made Marketing. This venture increases capabilities in creative production and digital strategy, bringing immediate scale to the two firms. anhattan Made Marketing is a full-service digital marketing agency with experience in brand building.
buyer: Piranha
Piranha, an independent creative agency founded in 2009, brings together a network of strategists and creators to serve leading consumer brands, high-growth ventures, and global organizations. Piranha helps clients define, design and deploy ideas at scale. "
target: Manhattan Made Marketing
Manhattan Made Marketing was founded with a mission to help businesses attract customers and grow in the digital space. Manhattan Made Marketing is a full-service digital marketing agency with experience in brand building, digital media campaigns, event management, and social media management.
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closed 6/15/2022 via Company Press Release

incuBeta, acquired Bruce Clay MENA

synopsis: The integrated digital marketing agency Bruce Clay MENA has been acquired by Incubeta, a South African-based Global Marketing Performance Group, providing local and international clients with leading digital advertising services and media solutions.
buyer: incuBeta
incuBeta is an international team providing local and international clients with leading digital advertising services and media solutions. The group has acquired companies offering specialized digital and media services in various territories around the world. "
target parent: Bruce Clay, Inc.
target: Bruce Clay MENA
Bruce Clay MENA is a global leading search marketing company providing SEO services, consulting, PPC advertising management, content development and social media marketing services.
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closed 6/15/2022 via PR Newswire

Acceleration Community of Companies, acquired Pixly

synopsis: Acceleration Community of Companies (ACC), which includes the agencies MKG, Pink Sparrow and Stripe Theory, has acquired Pixly, a full-service influencer marketing agency that specializes in authentic activations with content creators and have established themselves as a market leader with video campaigns.
buyer: Acceleration Community of Companies
ACC is a community of cutting-edge media, marketing and communications agencies supported by Advisory, an in-house strategic marketing consultancy made up of industry experts at the forefront of technology, trends and trade. "
target: Pixly
Pixly is a full-service marketing agency specializing in authentic influencer activations across YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitch. Its proprietary platform provides brands with the marketing expertise they need to establish, conceive, activate and track effective influencer campaigns.
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closed 5/29/2022 via Company Press Release

The Ginger Agency, acquired Bonfire Communications, Inc.

synopsis: The Ginger Agency, a Canadian digital marketing agency, has acquired Saint John-based Bonfire Communications Inc., a marketing agency that offers strategy, advertising, design & branding, web design, social media marketing, PR, content marketing, PR, copywriting and executive communication strategies.
buyer: The Ginger Agency
The Ginger Agency is a leading marketing agency in Fredericton, New Brunswick, specializing in digital marketing, web design, and graphic design. By distilling the complex into clear, creative, communications, Ginger crafts brands, educates audiences, influences change, and builds communities. "
target: Bonfire Communications, Inc.
Based in Canada, Bonfire tells brand stories through social media and content marketing. Bonfire offers strategy, advertising, design & branding, web design, social media marketing, PR, content marketing, copywriting and executive communication strategies built to suit each client's needs.
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

MOOT Group, acquired Unknown Marketing

synopsis: MOOT, an advanced ecommerce platform for brands that have outgrown their existing Shopify solution, has acquired Unknown Marketing, a deliberately different agency with an entrepreneurial approach to social media, search marketing and influencer management trusted by fast growth DTC brands and founder-led businesses.
buyer: MOOT Group
MOOT is an advanced ecommerce platform for brands that have outgrown their existing Shopify solution and needing to realize their growth potential. "
target: Unknown Marketing
Unknown Marketing is a deliberately different agency with an entrepreneurial approach to social media, search marketing and influencer management trusted by fast growth DTC brands and founder-led businesses.
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announced 5/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Schafer Condon Carter, Inc., will acquire Kitchen Sink Studios

synopsis: Schafer Condon Carter (SCC), a full-service creative agency, will acquire Kitchen Sink Studios, a strategic branding company. Kitchen Sink merges business savvy, storytelling, and data to give businesses a competitive edge. They offer services for brand discovery, logo & identity, brand refresh, SEO, social media, public relations, and more.
buyer: Schafer Condon Carter, Inc.
Schafer Condon Carter (SCC) is a digitally driven, full-service creative agency that builds brands and businesses through data-driven human insights and powerful brand ideas. SCC works with Kellogg's, Danone, the Chicago Cubs, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and First Midwest Bank, among others. "
target: Kitchen Sink Studios
Kitchen Sink Studios is a strategic branding company. Kitchen Sink merges business savvy, storytelling, and data to give businesses a competitive edge. They offer services for brand discovery & strategy, logo & identity, brand refresh, SEO, social media, public relations, and more.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

Miami Social Marketing merged with Kreps PR & Marketing,

synopsis: Miami Social Marketing, one of the region’s pioneering social media agencies, has merged with Kreps PR & Marketing, a BrandStar Company, and has re-branded as KrepsSocial. The merger expands Kreps PR’s offerings to its clients throughout South Florida and the Northeast.
buyer parent: BrandStar
buyer: Kreps PR & Marketing
Kreps PR & Marketing, a BrandStar Company, is a boutique agency offering public relations, social media, crisis communications and event and activations services to clients spanning multiple industries and geographies. "
target: Miami Social Marketing
Miami Social Marketing (MSM) is a Social Media and Marketing company focused on helping organizations create authentic connections through relevant content and dialogue to engage a targeted audience through social media.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Hart Inc., acquired MDB Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Hart, an independent marketing and advertising agency delivering unified brand experiences that engage and empower consumers, has acquired MDB Communications, a full-service media-neutral agency. The notable move expands Hart’s marketing approach and service-minded delivery on a national scale while preserving Hart’s status as an independent agency.
buyer: Hart Inc.
Hart is an independent, full-service marketing firm. True to its founding principles, for nearly 60 years Hart’s thinkers, creatives and builders have been delivering unified brand experiences that engage and empower consumers throughout the customer journey. "
target: MDB Communications, Inc.
MDB Communications is a full-service, media-neutral agency that's powered by experienced leaders and innovators. From brand development to media planning, creative execution to public relations, MDB delivers solid thinking, airtight strategy, messaging that motivates and the metrics to prove it.
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closed 5/4/2022 via BNC Analysis

Openapp, acquired SectorQube

synopsis: Openapp, India's largest smart lock company, has acquired SectorQube, a web and mobile app development company in India. SectorQube helps their clients to build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. They offer services for web development, e-commerce, mobile app development, SEO, social media marketing, and more.
buyer: Openapp
Openapp is India's largest smart lock company. Openapp designs, develops and sells revolutionary smart locks that can be managed through their mobile app. The app allows users to unlock Openapp smart devices, view activity, and share access. "
target: SectorQube
SectorQube is a web and mobile app development company in India. SectorQube helps their clients to build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. They offer services for web development, e-commerce, mobile app development, SEO, social media marketing, and more.
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$2.30
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closed 5/4/2022 via PR Newswire

Labelium S.A.S., acquired 1000Heads

synopsis: Paris-based Labelium Group has acquired 1000heads, a leading British provider of social media-led data & insights, strategic consultancy and creative services. 1000heads provides a fully integrated, end-to-end Social Transformation proposition to blue-chip clients such as Alphabet, Snap Inc, Diageo, and Bimbo.
buyer: Labelium S.A.S.
Labelium is an independent digital group headquartered in Paris. It relies on a strong international network to help support the digital acceleration of companies. The agency manages and optimises digital performance (media, commerce, intelligence) for brands such as L'Oréal, Coty, and LVMH. "
target parent: Phoenix Equity Partners
target: 1000Heads
Based in the UK, 1000heads combines expertise in data & analytics, strategy, technology, and creativity to help the world's best businesses build Social Age brands. 1000heads provides a fully integrated, end-to-end Social Transformation proposition to blue-chip clients.
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closed 4/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Fusion92, acquired DP Plus

synopsis: Fusion92, an award-winning marketing innovation company, announced it has acquired DP+, Michigan's largest independently owned marketing agency, to further expand Fusion92's capabilities, technology and expertise in delivering best-in-class marketing solutions for client partners.
buyer: Fusion92
Fusion92 is a Midwest independent marketing innovation company that helps growth stage and enterprise brands thrive. The firm's comprehensive stack of services and products helps bring exponential returns to companies in virtually every industry and vertical. "
target: DP Plus
DP+ is a full service independent marketing agency. Its partner and proprietary media tool optimizes and creates efficiencies at levels and speeds that outperform all industry benchmarks. Their services include campaigns, social media marketing, content creation, SEO, lead generation, and more.
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closed 4/25/2022 via PR Newswire

JDA Worldwide, acquired The KAIROS Company

synopsis: JDA Worldwide, a full-service marketing agency serving consumer brands, impactful non-profit organizations, and fast-growing companies since 2003, announced the acquisition of Glendale, California-based public relations and strategic communications firm, The KAIROS Company.
buyer: JDA Worldwide
JDA Worldwide is a full-service marketing agency specializing in brand, media, and creative for emerging and extraordinary brands. Headquartered in Indianapolis, JDA is a regular member of the Inc. 500|5000 for fastest-growing companies in the United States. "
target: The KAIROS Company
The KAIROS Company is the go-to strategic and personal counselor for leaders and organizations who wish to sharpen their public image for audiences of all shapes and sizes. The KAIROS Company services cover strategy, public relations, communications, advertising, and consulting.
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closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Taylor Herring

synopsis: Taylor Herring, now joins Publicis’ UK Influence Practice, alongside the larger PR network MSL and ESG specialist Salter Baxter. Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Taylor Herring
UK-based, Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
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closed 5/3/2022 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Profitero

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has announced the acquisition of Profitero, a leading SaaS global ecommerce intelligence platform helping brands accelerate commerce sales and profitability.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Profitero
Profitero is a leading SaaS global ecommerce intelligence platform helping brands accelerate commerce sales and profitability.
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$211
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closed 5/3/2022 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Profitero

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has announced the acquisition of Profitero, a leading SaaS global ecommerce intelligence platform helping brands accelerate commerce sales and profitability.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Profitero
Profitero is a leading SaaS global ecommerce intelligence platform helping brands accelerate commerce sales and profitability.
price ($mm)
$211
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closed 7/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Boomerang Agency

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, the third largest communications group in the world, has acquired Boomerang Agency, a creative agency in the Netherlands. Boomerang helps brands to be more human by sparking authentic conversations between companies and people. Their team consists of creatives, producers, filmmakers, copywriters, and more.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Boomerang Agency
Boomerang Agency is a creative agency in the Netherlands that specializes in connecting brands and people. Boomerang helps brands to be more human by sparking authentic conversations between companies and people. Their team consists of creatives, producers, filmmakers, copywriters, and more.
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closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Taylor Herring

synopsis: Taylor Herring, now joins Publicis’ UK Influence Practice, alongside the larger PR network MSL and ESG specialist Salter Baxter. Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Taylor Herring
UK-based, Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
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closed 3/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Balance Internet

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, the third largest communications group in the world, has acquired Balance Internet, an Australian digital commerce agency. Balance specialises in designing, developing and supporting high performing eCommerce solutions using Magento's open source platform.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Balance Internet
Balance Internet is an Australian digital commerce agency. Balance specialises in designing, developing and supporting high performing eCommerce solutions using Magento's open source platform. The agency partners with organisations to digitally transform and streamline their business processes.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired The Octopus Group

synopsis: Publicis Groupe UK has acquired B2B marketing specialist agency Octopus Group to boost its B2B capabilities. London-based Octopus has evolved over recent years from a technology PR specialist to a digital and creative agency within the B2B sector.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: The Octopus Group
Octopus Group is a London-based B2B marketing specialist agency. Octopus has evolved over recent years from a technology PR specialist to a digital and creative agency within the B2B sector, with clients including Siemens, Adobe, Logitech, Smartsheet and ACI Worldwide.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Affinity ID

synopsis: Publicis Groupe has acquired Affinity ID, New Zealand’s leading independent customer experience agency. They are a technology and marketing agency, enabling large businesses to develop customer marketing platforms designed for systematic growth and scale.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Affinity ID
Affinity ID is New Zealand’s leading independent customer experience agency. They are a technology and marketing agency, enabling large businesses to develop customer marketing platforms designed for systematic growth and scale.
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closed 8/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Rauxa

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has announced its acquisition of Rauxa, an independent, full-service marketing agency. They offer Brand Marketing, Content Marketing, CRM, Direct Response, Web Design and Development and more.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Rauxa
Rauxa is the full-service agency that is rooted in data, enabled by technology, inspired to create and orchestrated to perform for Verizon, Alaska Airlines, Vans and more than 20 other brands. They offer Brand Marketing, Content Marketing, CRM, Direct Response, Web Design and Development and more.
price ($mm)
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$70
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired McCready Bale Media Limited

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has acquired McCready Bale Media (MBM), New Zealand’s largest full-service media agency. MBM specializes in digital media and works across all media channels. MBM delivers award winning communication solutions through the power of media and technology.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: McCready Bale Media Limited
McCready Bale Media (MBM) is New Zealand’s largest independent, full-service media agency. MBM specializes in digital media and works across all media channels. MBM delivers award winning communication solutions through the power of media and technology.
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announced 4/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, will acquire Epsilon

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, is to acquire Epsilon, an all-encompassing global marketing innovator, from Alliance Data. Epsilson provides unrivaled data intelligence and customer insights and world-class technology including loyalty, email and CRM platforms.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target parent: Alliance Data Systems, Inc.
target: Epsilon
Epsilon is an all-encompassing global marketing innovator. They provide unrivaled data intelligence and customer insights, world-class technology including loyalty, email and CRM platforms and data-driven creative, activation and execution.
price ($mm)
$4,400
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$1,900
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closed 2/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Soft Computing

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has acquired Soft Computing, a leading consultancy and service provider in data sciences and digital technologies applied to marketing and customer experience. They are based in Paris, France.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Soft Computing (ENXTPA:SFT:$53.14)
Soft Computing is a leading consultancy and service provider in data sciences and digital technologies applied to marketing and customer experience. They are based in Paris, France.
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$52
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$3
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announced 10/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Xebia France will be merged with Publicis.Sapient,

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it is entering into exclusive negotiations to acquire Xebia France, a renowned agile IT consultancy firm that specializes in Data, Web, Cloud technologies, reactive software programming and Mobility. Xebia France would be combined with Publicis.Sapient, the digital business transformation hub of Publicis Groupe.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis.Sapient
Publicis.Sapient, the digital business transformation hub of Publicis Groupe, helps clients drive growth and efficiency and evolve the ways they work, in a world where consumer behavior and technology are catalyzing social and commercial change at an unprecedented pace. "
target parent: Xebia
target: Xebia France
Founded in 2005 by Luc Legardeur, Xebia France is a renowned agile IT consultancy firm that specializes in Data, Web, Cloud technologies, reactive software programming and Mobility. They are based in Paris, France.
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closed 10/4/2018 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Kindred Group

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has announced the acquisition of Kindred Group, the largest, independent digital communications group in Czech Republic.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Kindred Group
Kindred Group is the largest, independent digital communications group in Czech Republic. Kindred Group was founded in 2013 as a collective of independent specialized agencies that includes digital agencies Nydrle and Inspiro; and media agencies Red Media and Go.Direct.
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closed 8/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired One Digital

synopsis: Publicis Communications, Publicis Groupe's creative hub, has announced the acquisition of One Digital, a data-driven agency focused on business performance and creativity based in São Paulo.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: One Digital
One Digital is a data-driven agency focused on business performance and creativity based in São Paulo. Founded in 2003, One Digital has 64 employees and works with international and Brazilian brands.
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closed 7/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Publicis Health, acquired Payer Sciences

synopsis: Publicis Health, part of Publicis Groupe, announced the acquisition of Payer Sciences, an innovative, data-and-analytics-driven health marketing agency focused on helping biopharmaceutical manufacturers navigate the dynamic U.S. reimbursement environment.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Health
Publicis Health is the largest healthcare communications network in the world.. They are a division of Publicis Groupe S.A., the third largest advertising and media company, giving them unparalleled global reach. "
target: Payer Sciences
Payer Sciences is an innovative, data-and-analytics-driven health marketing agency focused on helping biopharmaceutical manufacturers navigate the dynamic U.S. reimbursement environment.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Ecosys OOH Advertising Pvt. Ltd

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has acquired Ecosys OOH, India's first digital out of home advertising agency. Ecosys OOH helps brands to connect with consumers by using emerging technologies to deliver more optimized, more engaging, and more targeted OOH campaigns.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Ecosys OOH Advertising Pvt. Ltd
Ecosys OOH is India's first digital out of home advertising agency. Ecosys OOH enable brands to exploit the opportunities in the consumer ecosystem digitally to connect with the consumer using emerging technologies to deliver more optimized, more engaging, and more targeted OOH campaigns.
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closed 11/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Publicis Health, acquired PlowShare Group

synopsis: Publicis Health, part of Publicis Groupe, S.A., announced the acquisition of PlowShare Group, the leading communications agency that specializes in working exclusively with nonprofit organizations and federal agencies on social issue and cause marketing campaigns.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Health
Publicis Health is the largest healthcare communications network in the world.. They are a division of Publicis Groupe S.A., the third largest advertising and media company, giving them unparalleled global reach. "
target: PlowShare Group
PlowShare Group is the leading communications agency that specializes in working exclusively with nonprofit organizations and federal agencies on social issue and cause marketing campaigns.
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closed 9/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Prodigious UK Limited, acquired The Harbor Picture Company Inc.

synopsis: Prodigious, the Publicis Groupe’s production entity, has acquired Harbor Picture Company, a New York-based production studio that works on film, TV and commercial projects. Harbor's model as a bespoke content creation and execution partner offers clients the benefits of an end-to-end offering with a customized approach for every project.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Prodigious UK Limited
Prodigious designs, produces and delivers brand content across all channels, using the best talent, processes and tools. The result is seamless global execution of multiple content types across all markets, without compromising creative quality. "
target: The Harbor Picture Company Inc.
Harbor Picture Company is a Soho, NY-based, full-service production and post-production studio that specializes in best-in-class content creation across the commercial, television and feature film categories. Harbor allows brands and storytellers to create highest-caliber creative work at scale.
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closed 7/5/2017 via PR Newswire

MSLGroup, acquired The Herd Agency

synopsis: Publicis Communications announced the acquisition of The Herd Agency, one of Australia's largest and most-awarded public relations agencies. The Herd Agency specializes in public relations, social media, content and creative. The Herd Agency will be renamed Herd MSL, marking the launch of Publicis Groupe's PR arm MSL into the Australian market.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: MSLGroup
MSL is Publicis Groupe's strategic communications and engagement group. It is one of the world's largest public relations and integrated communications networks and provides strategic counsel and creative thinking. "
target: The Herd Agency
The Herd Agency is one of Australia's largest and most-awarded public relations agencies. They have a team of 55 specialists in public relations, social media, content and creative, with a strong track record in consumer lifestyle, corporate, government, b2b, technology, and integrated campaigns.
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closed 11/30/2016 via PR Newswire

MSLGroup, acquired North Strategic

synopsis: Publicis Groupe's MSLGROUP announced that it has acquired North Strategic, an independent public relations firms in Canada. The acquisition includes Notch Video, North Strategic's online video marketplace. Both firms will retain their names and will work separately but seamlessly alongside MSLGROUP and Publicis Communications operations.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: MSLGroup
MSLGROUP is Publicis Groupe's strategic communications and engagement group, advisors in all aspects of communication strategy: from consumer PR to financial communications, from public affairs to reputation management and from crisis communications to experiential marketing and events. "
target: North Strategic
Since its founding in 2011, North Strategic is a communications agency that drives earned media programs for their clients. They bring mass media coverage, word-of-mouth and social media buzz together with brand strategy and storytelling to help propel their clients’ business forward.
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closed 5/18/2022 via Company Press Release

Jungle21, S.A., acquired Full Circle Karma

synopsis: Jungle21, an ecosystem of creative companies in Spain, has acquired Full Circle Karma (FCK), a digital creative agency in Spain. FCK helps companies to grow and launch businesses, offering a creative approach for advertising, design, production and consultancy. They offer services for brand consultancy, logo design, content production, and more.
buyer: Jungle21, S.A.
Jungle21 is an ecosystem of creative companies in Spain. Jungle21 creates unique specialized solutions around its client’s business challenges by applying creativity across the entire company experience. They provide services for creative strategy, advertising, public relations, and more. "
target: Full Circle Karma
Full Circle Karma (FCK) is a digital creative agency in Spain. FCK helps companies to evolve, grow, launch or create businesses, offering a creative approach for advertising, design, production and consultancy. They offer services for brand consultancy, logo design, content production, and more.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Candid, acquired Creature London

synopsis: International marketing and communications platform, Candid has acquired independent UK advertising agency, Creature. Creature produces ambitious campaigns that get talked about in the real world: in pubs, at the school gates and in living rooms up and down the country, and deliver real results for clients.
buyer: Candid
Candid are a marketing and communications platform organization headquartered in London and Amsterdam. Through their platform strategy and candid values, they are the first player that truly breaks down the silos in the industry. "
target: Creature London
Creature is a independent UK advertising agency based in London that produces ambitious campaigns that get talked about in the real world: in pubs, at the school gates and in living rooms up and down the country, and deliver real results for clients.
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announced 5/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Demonstrate, will acquire Deutsch Design Works

synopsis: Demonstrate, a leading minority owned, full-service marketing and communications agency, will acquire Deutsch Design Works (DDW), an award-winning branding and design agency. DDW provides a broad array of strategic, design and integrated marketing services to help brands tell compelling stories that build their business on a human level.
buyer: Demonstrate
Demonstrate is an independently owned full-service marketing and communications agency. Demonstrate helps clients navigate the current cultural landscape and align their initiatives with relevant trends. They provide services for brand development, PR, social media, content, experiential, and more. "
target: Deutsch Design Works
Deutsch Design Works (DDW) is an award-winning branding and design agency. DDW provides a broad array of strategic, design and integrated marketing services to help brands tell compelling stories that build their business on a human level.
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closed 4/25/2022 via PR Newswire

JDA Worldwide, acquired The KAIROS Company

synopsis: JDA Worldwide, a full-service marketing agency serving consumer brands, impactful non-profit organizations, and fast-growing companies since 2003, announced the acquisition of Glendale, California-based public relations and strategic communications firm, The KAIROS Company.
buyer: JDA Worldwide
JDA Worldwide is a full-service marketing agency specializing in brand, media, and creative for emerging and extraordinary brands. Headquartered in Indianapolis, JDA is a regular member of the Inc. 500|5000 for fastest-growing companies in the United States. "
target: The KAIROS Company
The KAIROS Company is the go-to strategic and personal counselor for leaders and organizations who wish to sharpen their public image for audiences of all shapes and sizes. The KAIROS Company services cover strategy, public relations, communications, advertising, and consulting.
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closed 3/28/2022 via Company Press Release

Jungle21, S.A., acquired Pink

synopsis: Madrid-based Jungle21 (J21) has acquired Pink, a Spanish creative boutique. Founded in 2016, PINK has offices in Spain and Italy and has developed creative projects for companies such as Direct Line, Škoda, Verti, Beam Suntory, Mapfre, DYC, García Baquero, Chicco, Control, Poltronesofa or Alce Nero.
buyer: Jungle21, S.A.
Based in Madrid, Jungle21 is an ecosystem of creative companies. With its people-centric model, Jungle21 creates unique specialized solutions around its client’s business challenges by applying creativity across the entire company experience. "
target: Pink
Based in Spain, PINK is a strategic and creative firm dedicated to the creative transformation of business and whose purpose is the creation of value. Since its inception, PINK develops key strategic and creative international projects.
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closed 3/16/2022 via PR Newswire

Gemini XIII, acquired The Infinite Agency

synopsis: Gemini XIII, the podcasting and radio industries' new home for premium audio content, production and marketing services, has acquired The Infinite Agency, a full-service digital advertising agency based in Dallas, TX. The Infinite Agency builds meaningful connections between brands, people, and culture in the social, digital, and physical world.
buyer: Gemini XIII
Gemini XIII serves the audio industry with premium content, production, and marketing services for podcasting and radio. Gemini XIII is the podcasting and radio industries' new home for premium audio content, production and marketing services. "
target: The Infinite Agency
The Infinite Agency is a full-service digital advertising agency based in Dallas, TX. Founded by Jonathan Ogle, it creates the future of brands using data driven strategies, influencer marketing, modern video and audio production, social content creation, digital marketing, and creative thinking.
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closed 3/10/2022 via BNC Analysis

Lyko Group AB, acquired Honesty AB

synopsis: Lyko has acquired the advertising agency Honesty with the goal is to create Sweden’s best in-house agency. Under the e-merchant’s flag, this agency will be called Lyko Studio. Honesty, based in Stockholm, is an agency that builds powerfully minimalistic brand platforms and atomic communication concepts to propel brands into the future.
buyer: Lyko Group AB (OM:LYKO A:$224.40)
Based in Sweden, Lyko is the hair and beauty specialist who strives to have the best customer experience and the widest product range. Lyko wants to capture the feeling that beauty is playful, wonderful and something individual. Lyko offers over 55,000 products from more than 1,000 brands. "
target: Honesty AB
Honesty, based in Stockholm, is an agency that builds powerfully minimalistic brand platforms and atomic communication concepts to propel brands into the future. It was founded in 2009 by Walter Naeslund and Julia Anjou.
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closed 2/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Engine Group (Australia), acquired Engine Group (Australia)

synopsis: Tim Weger, a managing director of Engine Group, has acquired the company from Brent Jarvis, the company's founder. Engine Group is a creative communications agency in Australia. Engine executes beautiful campaigns that resonates and connects with people. They create positive change through advertising, design, digital marketing and PR.
buyer: Engine Group (Australia)
Engine Group is a creative communications agency in Australia. Engine executes beautiful campaigns that resonates and connects with people. They create positive change through advertising, design, digital marketing and PR. "
target: Engine Group (Australia)
Engine Group is a creative communications agency in Australia. Engine executes beautiful campaigns that resonates and connects with people. They create positive change through advertising, design, digital marketing and PR.
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closed 12/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Dynata, acquired Ameritest

synopsis: Dynata has acquired Ameritest, a brand and advertising research consultancy. The acquisition strengthens Dynata's advertising solutions offerings within the Dynata Platform, adding key creative testing capabilities to help clients measure the effectiveness of their messages to create engaging creative for better communication and higher ROI.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the world's largest first-party data and insights platform. With a reach of over 62 million consumers and business professionals globally, and an extensive library of individual profile attributes collected through surveys, Dynata is the cornerstone for precise, trustworthy quality data. "
target: Ameritest
Ameritest is a high-end brand and advertising research consultancy. Through an integrated system of research methodologies, Ameritest helps clients grow their brand image, optimize their ad executions, and improve the effectiveness of their advertising over time.
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closed 11/17/2021 via BusinessWire

MoneyLion, acquired Malka

synopsis: MoneyLion Inc., an award-winning, data-driven, digital financial platform, announced that it has acquired MALKA Media Group LLC, a rapidly growing creator network and content platform.
buyer: MoneyLion (ML:$130.75)
MoneyLion is a mobile banking and financial membership platform that empowers people to take control of their finances. Since its launch in 2013, MoneyLion has earned its members' trust by building a full-service digital platform to deliver mobile banking, lending, and investment solutions. "
target: Malka
MALKA Media is a rapidly growing creator network and content platform. They are a category leader and innovator in the fastest growing digital media and content sectors across entertainment, sports, gaming, live streaming, and brand storytelling.
price ($mm)
$40
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closed 11/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Maverick Creative

synopsis: Global independent marketing and communications firm, FINN Partners, has acquired Maverick Creative, a creative communications agency specializing in modern storytelling for travel and lifestyle clients. Maverick will retain its current branding and operations while expanding its presence to the UK.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Maverick Creative
Maverick Creative is a creative communications agency specializing in modern storytelling for travel and lifestyle clients. Maverick Creative combines razor-sharp awareness of industry trends and a tight embrace of contemporary storytelling to grab media and consumers alike.
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closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Finn Partners, acquired Anthology Marketing Group

synopsis: FINN Partners, a global marketing and communications firm, announced that it plans to acquire Honolulu-based Anthology Marketing Group. Anthology is a marketing communications company with offices in Seattle, Honolulu, San Francisco, and Guam.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Anthology Marketing Group
Anthology is a marketing communications company with offices in Seattle, Honolulu, San Francisco, and Guam. They provide services in public relations, social media, brand, advertising, information design, digital, mobile, media strategy, research, and analytics.
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closed 10/6/2021 via BusinessWire

SourceCode Communications LLC, acquired Strike 2

synopsis: SourceCode Communications, a New York-based technology and innovation communications agency, announced it acquired Chicago-based integrated creative agency, Strike 2. Founded in 2019, they provide a robust offering of creative and digital services for a wide range of clients—from startups to Fortune 100s.
buyer: SourceCode Communications LLC
SourceCode Communications is a New York-based technology and innovation communications agency. They offer services in strategy, social media, influencer relations, crisis communications, analytics, and more. "
target: Strike 2
Strike 2 is a Chicago-based integrated creative agency. Founded in 2019, they provide a robust offering of creative and digital services for a wide range of clients—from startups to Fortune 100s.
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closed 9/23/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Brandfire Marketing merged with OKD Marketing,

synopsis: OKD Marketing has announced its merger with Brandfire Marketing, becoming Evolve Agency Group. Brandfire is a mid-size, full-service marketing agency located in Markham, ON and OKD Marketing is an independent, full-service marketing and communications agency also based in Canada.
buyer: OKD Marketing
OKD Marketing is an independent, full-service marketing and communications agency in Canada. ODK Marketing is a one stop shop for all marketing needs. They offer marketing services in all categories, including strategy, media, creative, social, digital, promotional, event, and branding. "
target: Brandfire Marketing
Brandfire is a mid-size, full-service marketing agency located in Markham, ON which specializes in brand planning & development, advertising, digital & social, and shopper marketing.
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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*
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announced 9/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Accenture, will acquire King James Group

synopsis: Accenture, a global professional services company, has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa-based King James Group, a highly awarded creative agency with deep expertise in brand strategy, creativity and digital marketing services.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: King James Group
King James Group is an independent South African agency, made up of seven specialist companies and divisions that work in tandem. They span advertising, branding, PR, digital marketing and more.
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closed 8/26/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Azerion BV, acquired Keymobile

synopsis: Dutch digital gaming and monetization technology firm Azerion has acquired Keymobile, a provider of mobile advertising services to serve both advertisers and media agencies. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
buyer: Azerion BV (ENXTAM:AZRN:$310.85)
Azerion is a Netherlands-based media, gaming, and technology company that provides safe, reliable, valuable content and services. Azerion engages users while helping advertisers and publishers connect with them by tailoring advertising and content solutions to markets where they're present. "
target: Keymobile
Keymobile is a provider of mobile advertising services to serve both advertisers and media agencies. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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closed 7/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Abstrakt Marketing Group, acquired Sapper Consulting

synopsis: Abstrakt Marketing Group, a full-service lead generation company, has acquired Sapper Consulting, a provider of industry-leading email marketing solutions. The combination will enable Abstrakt to offer comprehensive integrated marketing services to more than 1,700 clients in all 50 U.S. states.
buyer: Abstrakt Marketing Group
Abstrakt Marketing Group is a business growth agency serving over 800 clients nationwide. With 350+ employees, Abstrakt has grown rapidly since its founding in 2009. Abstrakt is a full-service lead generation company, offering both inbound and outbound solutions for their client partners. "
target: Sapper Consulting
Sapper Consulting is an advertising and marketing firm that provides innovative lead generation services for small businesses that help them save time and money. Sapper Consulting secures high-quality meetings with decision makers by combining precise targeting, creative email content, and big data.
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closed 7/23/2021 via PR Newswire

The Hatcher Group, Inc., acquired Horne Creative Group, Inc.

synopsis: The Hatcher Group, a full-service communications and marketing firm, has acquired the Horne Creative Group, a marketing and advertising agency. The acquisition combines the talents of two purpose-driven firms and expands the scope of services Hatcher can provide to its growing portfolio of government, nonprofit, and foundation clients.
buyer: The Hatcher Group, Inc.
The Hatcher Group is a full-service communications and marketing firm headquartered in the D.C. metropolitan area. For over 20 years, Hatcher has developed and executed effective communications strategies for mission-driven organizations. "
target: Horne Creative Group, Inc.
Horne Creative Group is a marketing and advertising agency that develops award-winning content. Horne maintains a full-time commitment to measuring results in disciplines as diverse as justice, retail, cybersecurity, health care, and recruitment across all media platforms and technologies.
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closed 7/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Boomerang Agency

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, the third largest communications group in the world, has acquired Boomerang Agency, a creative agency in the Netherlands. Boomerang helps brands to be more human by sparking authentic conversations between companies and people. Their team consists of creatives, producers, filmmakers, copywriters, and more.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Boomerang Agency
Boomerang Agency is a creative agency in the Netherlands that specializes in connecting brands and people. Boomerang helps brands to be more human by sparking authentic conversations between companies and people. Their team consists of creatives, producers, filmmakers, copywriters, and more.
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Ticker: PUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public Systeme Hopscotch
Public Systeme Hopscotch
Public Systeme Hopscotch is a communications consultant group, and the French leader in public relations, event, digital and social web, in France and around the globe.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$183.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.24
EBIT ($mm)
$2.13
Net Income ($mm)
$0.14
Employees
462
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Ticker: ENXTPA:HOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch is a Paris-based communication consulting group that creates sustainable relationships between audiences and brands. Hopscotch specializes in PR, event marketing, and digital marketing. Hopscotch helps brands manage their reputation, engage their audiences, and generate more sales.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$164.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$3.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.30
Employees
313
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Ticker: TSE:6058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vector Inc.
Vector Inc. is a group of marketing companies focusing on public relations. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$102.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.98
EBIT ($mm)
$16.29
Net Income ($mm)
$8.34
Employees
385
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Ticker: AIM:SECG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEC Newgate S.p.A
SEC Newgate S.p.A
SEC Newgate, based London, is a research-driven global strategic communications and advocacy group. Its team works at the nexus of business, politics, communities, markets and media to deliver positive outcomes, helping clients clearly demonstrate their purpose, impact locally, all around the world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$78.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.03
EBIT ($mm)
$4.70
Net Income ($mm)
$0.30
Employees
592
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Ticker: PTCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porta Communications plc
Porta Communications plc
Porta Communications Plc acts as a holding company. Within Porta there are individual divisions which provide the following services; Public relations including financial, corporate, consumer and public affairs, Advertising and related services (including digital and media buying).
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$50.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.84
EBIT ($mm)
($0.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
146
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Ticker: AIM:SECG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEC Spa
SEC Spa
SEC Spa is an Italian public relations company based in Milan, Italy. They specialize in public relations, advocacy and integral communications.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$23.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.06
EBIT ($mm)
$0.86
Net Income ($mm)
$0.20
Employees
226
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Ticker: FR:ALSEQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Makheia Group
Makheia Group
Makheia Group is a communication company in France. Makheia helps brands to boost their relations with the public, customers, employees, and shareholders. Markheia is focused on innovation/digital strategies, corporate mediation/editorial strategies, and business and relational activation.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.06
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
140
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Ticker: TSE:6069
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trenders
Trenders
Based in Japan, Trenders develops and provides marketing solutions to many industries. They engage in media management, and media and influencer PR businesses. They help companies by planning corresponding to diversification and segmentation of consumers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$14.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.23
EBIT ($mm)
$0.04
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
89
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Ticker: TSE:6573
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agile Media Network Inc.
Agile Media Network Inc.
Based in Japan, Agile Media Network Co., Ltd. (AMN) is developing a business to support conversation and communication between fans and companies/brands. Through the Ambassador Program ® and the CATAPULT platform, they promote product/service marketing activities with fan.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$7.53
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
72
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Ticker: ASX:NCL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Netccentric Limited
Netccentric Limited
Across the globe, Netccentric bridges businesses with the community through their expertise in social media advertising! They are passionate about their clients’ businesses and care deeply on the engagement they have with their social media influencers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5.81
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4324
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dentsu Inc.
Dentsu Inc.
Dentsu Inc. has a diverse client portfolio and enjoys solid buying power in all major mass media formats. Dentsu handles the advertising campaigns of many blue-chip companies, and major global clients have chosen the Company to act as a partner in the Japanese market.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,085,592.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$323,949.00
EBIT ($mm)
$249,073.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, public relations and other specialty communications services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$13,962.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,171.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1,956.50
Net Income ($mm)
$1,347.40
Employees
64100
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Ticker: ENXTPA:PUB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publicis Groupe SA
Publicis Groupe SA
Publicis Groupe is one of the world's leading communications groups, present in 108 countries. They offer the full range of services and skills: digital, traditional advertising, public affairs, corporate communications and events, media buying and strategy, and healthcare communications.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$11,738.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,383.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,528.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CHRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charm Communications Inc.
Charm Communications Inc.
Charm Communications Inc. is a leading advertising agency in China. It operates its business under three brands: Charm Advertising, Charm Interactive, and Shangxing Media. Charm offers integrated advertising agency services from planning and managing ad campaigns to creating and placing ads.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$183.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.40
EBIT ($mm)
$2.30
Net Income ($mm)
$4.00
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:TMMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc is a national network of creative communications Agencies. The Group portfolio comprises integrated, multi-discipline, multi-sector Agencies, specialists in specific marketing/communications activities and specialists in particular market sectors.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$176.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.39
EBIT ($mm)
$6.61
Net Income ($mm)
$1.04
Employees
1000
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Ticker: PTCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porta Communications plc
Porta Communications plc
Porta Communications Plc acts as a holding company. Within Porta there are individual divisions which provide the following services; Public relations including financial, corporate, consumer and public affairs, Advertising and related services (including digital and media buying).
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$50.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.84
EBIT ($mm)
($0.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
146
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Ticker: BME:MIO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mio Group
Mio Group
Mio Group is an independent Spanish company which has achieved rapid growth in just 9 years, managing to position itself as a leading marketing and advertising group. The group is made up of different companies highly specialized in different fields of marketing and advertising.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$48.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.18
EBIT ($mm)
$1.08
Net Income ($mm)
$0.66
Employees
97
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Ticker: YOC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YOC AG
YOC AG
With a portfolio of 300 titles, YOC has the largest digital advertising network in Europe specialized in smartphone and tablet audiences. Their network divides audiences into channels: Business & Finanace, News, Lifestyle, Sport, Entertainment, etc.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$27.07
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($15.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
107
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Ticker: ALMNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobile Network Group
Mobile Network Group is the top listed mobile marketing, technology and advertising company in France. It is one of the leading independent mobile advertising networks in Europe, with 71 million unique visitors in Germany and Italy, and represents more than 100 premium content publishers in Europe.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$12.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.11
EBIT ($mm)
($1.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
59
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Ticker: NZSE:SNK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Snakk Media
Snakk is a mobile media advertising company who are experts in engaging mobile consumers. Snakk Media help people, customers and partners spread messages that inspire people to act, through the new screens in our lives.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$6.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: BSE:509077
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pressman Advertising Ltd.
Pressman Advertising Ltd.
One of India’s leading advertising and public relations agencies, Pressman Advertising has wide capabilities and a substantial reputation built over four decades.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.49
EBIT ($mm)
$0.49
Net Income ($mm)
$0.61
Employees
26
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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: 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
2022
rev ($mm)
$2,522.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,139.00
EBIT ($mm)
$68.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,867.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$836.83
EBIT ($mm)
$557.65
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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