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closed 4/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

eYantra, acquired Digital Ozone

synopsis: eYantra, a brand merchandising and marketing firm in India, has acquired Digital Ozone, a full-service digital marketing agency in India. Digital Ozone creates mind blowing designs and specialised content to help brands build greater customer engagement online. They offer services for content, branding, SEO, social media, web development, and more.
buyer: eYantra
eYantra is a brand merchandising and marketing firm in India. eYantra serves as a one stop shop for Rewards & Recognition (R&R) programs, brand merchandising & prepaid gifting instruments. They offer solutions for corporate gifting, brand stores, prepaid, R&R, and more. "
target: Digital Ozone
Digital Ozone is a full-service digital marketing agency in India. Digital Ozone creates mind blowing designs and specialised content to help brands build greater customer engagement online. They offer services for content, branding, SEO, social media, web development, and more.
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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Converge Technology Solutions, acquired OPIN Digital Inc.

synopsis: Converge Technology Solutions Corp., a software-enabled IT & Cloud Solutions provider, is pleased to announce its subsidiary, Portage CyberTech Inc. has acquired OPIN Digital Inc., a full-service Canadian digital agency focused on designing and building digital web, mobile, and app experiences.
buyer: Converge Technology Solutions (TSXV:CTS:$1,028.97)
Canada-based Converge Technology Solutions is an IT Solution Provider that delivers industry-leading solutions and services. Converge's regional sales and services organizations deliver advanced analytics, cloud, cybersecurity, and managed services offerings to clients across various industries. "
target: OPIN Digital Inc.
OPIN is a full-service Canadian digital agency focused on designing and building digital web, mobile, and app experiences to support strategic digital service goals of government and enterprise customers.
price ($mm)
$4.67
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$4
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closed 11/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

MSQ Partners Limited, acquired Elmwood Design Ltd.

synopsis: Agency group MSQ has acquired international design firm Elmwood, a global brand design consultancy working locally in London, New York and Singapore. They specialize in graphic packaging design, corporate communications, web design, brand strategy, brand architecture, marketing, brand identity, corporate identity, and more.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: MSQ Partners Limited
MSQ is a leading tech-enabled marketing communications group. They help businesses earn brands earn Emotional Capital to attract, convert, retain and grow valuable customers. "
target: Elmwood Design Ltd.
Elmwood is a global brand design consultancy working locally in London, New York and Singapore. They specialize in graphic packaging design, corporate communications, web design, brand strategy, brand architecture, marketing, brand identity, corporate identity, and more.
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closed 11/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Legacy Communications Limited, acquired SMBclix

synopsis: Legacy Communications has acquired Mícheál Brennan’s Cork-based digital marketing agency, SMBclix. SMBclix was set up in 2014 after Brennan returned to Ireland having spent a number of years in Toronto. The firm operates from City Quarter, Lapps Quay in Cork, and clients include Teamwork, Active Iron, and more.
buyer: Legacy Communications Limited
Based in Ireland, Legacy Communications uses data to inform campaigns; creativity to explode them and supercharge them with Digital PR, SEO, and content marketing. "
target: SMBclix
SMBclix is a Cork-based digital marketing agency. The firm operates from City Quarter, Lapps Quay in Cork, and clients include Teamwork, Workvivo, Beauhurst, Bellhop, Lawnstarter and City Cruises. They help small/medium businesses grow by taking advantage of modern digital marketing tools.
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closed 11/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Proactive Group Holdings, acquired Adnet Communications Inc

synopsis: Proactive Group Holdings, the digital investor engagement specialist, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Adnet Communications Inc, a leading developer and designer of corporate websites for public and private companies.
buyer: Proactive Group Holdings
Proactive provides a unique tech-enabled platform providing companies globally with a comprehensive investor engagement solution across their business lifecycle. "
target: Adnet Communications Inc
Adnet Communications Inc is a leading developer and designer of corporate websites for public and private companies. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Adnet has delivered website solutions for over 25 years, and currently has over 450 clients.
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closed 11/17/2021 via PR Newswire

Candid, acquired Brand Potential

synopsis: Candid, a marketing platform in the Netherlands, has acquired Brand Potential, a brand transformation agency in the UK. Brand Potential helps brands around the world to reach their potential. The company specializes in transforming brands to achieve accelerated growth through insights, innovation, brand strategy, and design.
buyer: Candid
Netherlands-based Candid is the world’s first MarCom (Marketing Communications) platform organization. The company offers a full set of media, creative, and data agencies, delivering services in every phase of the marketing journey. "
target: Brand Potential
Brand Potential is a brand transformation agency in the UK. Brand Potential helps brands around the world to reach their potential and achieve long term value. The company specializes in transforming brands to achieve accelerated growth through insights, innovation, brand strategy, and design.
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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 11/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

MediaMonks B.V., acquired Miyagi S.r.l.

synopsis: S4Capital, the tech-led, new age/new era digital advertising and marketing services company, announced that Miyagi, the leading creative content marketing agency - integrating strategy, creativity and production - is merging with Media.Monks to form S4Capital's Content practice in Italy.
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: Miyagi S.r.l.
Miyagi is a creative content marketing agency that integrates strategy, creativity and production into a smooth and productive process.
price ($mm)
$0.78
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closed 11/17/2021 via PR Newswire

SunAnt Interactive, LLC, acquired Alkon

synopsis: SunAnt Interactive, LLC, a website design and internet marketing company, has acquired Alkon Consulting Group, Inc. of Schererville, IN. Alkon provides professional website design, web hosting, search engine optimization and internet security services to businesses and organizations across the United States.
buyer: SunAnt Interactive, LLC
SunAnt Interactive is a web development and internet marketing company that builds websites, creates digital marketing strategies, provides top-notch hosting services and offers cost-effective maintenance plans. "
target: Alkon
Alkon provides professional website design, web hosting, search engine optimization and internet security services to businesses across the US. They provide businesses with a team of technical experts and customer service professionals that help with all web site and technology needs.
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announced 11/11/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Hop-on, Inc., will acquire Vertuoso LLC

synopsis: Hop-on, Inc., an international leader in the development and manufacture of electronics, software and telecommunications hardware, has announced its intention to acquire Vertuoso, an entertainment industry company specializing in vertical story-telling, ad-tech and content development.
buyer: Hop-on, Inc. (OTCPK:HPNN:$0.79)
Hop-on, Inc. is a US-based international leader in the development and manufacture of electronics, distributed software, and telecommunications hardware and services, capitalizing on its secured essential license agreements for mobile and computing technologies. "
target: Vertuoso LLC
Founded by Curt Doty in 2017, Vertuoso is a content marketing agency that delivers innovative multi-platform strategies to support and enhance its clients’ goals with a mobile-first focus.
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closed 11/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Sideshow Ltd., acquired Access

synopsis: Sideshow Group, a marketing and advertising company in the UK, has acquired Access, a digital agency in the UK. Access helps a wide range of businesses to transform themselves and maximise the opportunities digital marketing offers. They offer services for creative digital marketing campaigns, Drupal website development, and content marketing.
buyer: Sideshow Ltd.
Sideshow is a marketing and advertising company. They aim to be the no.1 independent digital marketing group in the UK. They help ambitious companies to improve the effectiveness of their communications through meaningful interactions and engaging digital experiences. "
target: Access
Access is a digital agency in the UK. Access helps a wide range of businesses to transform themselves and maximise the opportunities digital marketing offers. They offer services for creative digital marketing campaigns, Drupal website development, and content marketing.
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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 11/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Entravision Communications Corporation, acquired 365 Digital

synopsis: Entravision has acquired 365 Digital, a digital advertising solutions company headquartered in South Africa. This investment provides Entravision with a geographic foothold in Africa, as the company looks to expand its breadth of digital services to new emerging markets.
buyer: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$697.98)
Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets. Entravision's portfolio includes television and radio stations, digital media properties and advertising technology platforms. "
target: 365 Digital
365 Digital is an South African online media and ad-technology business with a rich heritage in the African advertising industry. With a mission to connect publishers to brands and brands to consumers, 365 Digital helps brands reach audiences at scale through partnerships with leading platforms.
price ($mm)
$1.90
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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 11/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Kalmbach Media Co., acquired Saturn Lounge

synopsis: Kalmbach Media, the content creator of such respected brands as Astronomy, Discover, Trains, and Model Railroader, has acquired Saturn Lounge, a fast-growing digital marketing and creative services agency. The acquisition continues Kalmbach's goal of delivering exceptional experiences across all platforms to its audiences and customers.
buyer: Kalmbach Media Co.
Kalmbach Media is a leading independent media company that provides ideas and inspiration to avid hobbyists, enthusiasts and citizen scientists through its multichannel brands including Astronomy, Discover, FineScale Modeler, Classic Toy Trains, Model Railroader, Trains, and Classic Trains. "
target: Saturn Lounge
Saturn Lounge is a marketing agency with experience in creative storytelling and marketing content creation that is widely known in the marketplace for its strong visual approach, motion/image development, and design.
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closed 10/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Xperience Group Limited, acquired Green Duck

synopsis: Northern Ireland IT firm Xperience has acquired Green Duck Limited, an IT company based in the UK that specializes in cloud solutions, cyber security, web design, software development and more.
buyer: Xperience Group Limited
Xperience is one of Northern Ireland's longest established IT solution companies. It offers many applications such as Cloud Services, Computer Hardware, Network Infrastructure Solutions, System Security, Customized Solutions, Financial Accounting & Business Management, and more. "
target: Green Duck
Green Duck is an IT company based in the UK that specializes in cloud solutions, cyber security, web design, software development and more.
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closed 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Audience Collective Limited, acquired The Lucre Group

synopsis: Leeds PR and content agency The Lucre Group has been acquired by Audience Collective, a Yorkshire-based group of PR and marketing agencies. The Lucre Group includes two businesses; PR and social agency Lucre and content agency Rich.
buyer: Audience Collective Limited
Audience is an insight-driven group of specialist agencies that use their collective digital expertise to give clients expert advice, service and products. This means clients get those specialist agencies working in a complementary way to ensure the very best media-agnostic solutions. "
target: The Lucre Group
The Lucre Group is a Leeds-based Public Relations and content agency. The Lucre Group includes two businesses; PR and social agency Lucre and content agency Rich. Lucre has also launched L'Attitude, an international network of agencies, as well as its own influencer division.
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closed 10/6/2021 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Media Group, acquired Jump 450 Media

synopsis: Omnicom Media Group (OMG), the media services division of Omnicom Group, has acquired Jump 450 Media, a full-service, performance-based digital marketing agency. Jump 450 helps brands acquire customers profitably through digital media. They provide services for social media, paid search, SEO, email marketing, branded content, and more.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Omnicom Media Group
Omnicom Media Group is the media services division of Omnicom Group Inc., the leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom Media Group includes the full service media networks OMD Worldwide and PHD Network, leading global data and analytics company, Annalect. "
target: Jump 450 Media
Jump 450 is a full-service, performance-based digital marketing agency. Jump 450 helps brands acquire customers profitably through digital media. They provide services for social media, paid search, SEO, email marketing, conversion rate optimization, branded content, and more.
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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 9/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Milbank Group, acquired Xanthos

synopsis: Milbank Group, a privately owned investment company in the UK, has acquired Xanthos, a digital marketing agency in the UK that specialises in digital marketing, web design and ecommerce. Xanthos helps small and medium-sized businesses increase their profits. They offer services for SEO, social media, content marketing, web design, and more.
buyer: Milbank Group
Milbank Group is a privately owned investment company in the UK. Milbank Group is committed to retaining, nurturing and developing the businesses they invest in. The company backs strong management teams, and works closely with managers and entrepreneurs to provide them with the support they need. "
target: Xanthos
Xanthos is a digital marketing agency in the UK that specialises in digital marketing, web design and ecommerce. Xanthos helps small and medium-sized businesses increase their profits. They offer services for SEO, social media, content marketing, web design, and more.
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closed 4/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

eYantra, acquired Digital Ozone

synopsis: eYantra, a brand merchandising and marketing firm in India, has acquired Digital Ozone, a full-service digital marketing agency in India. Digital Ozone creates mind blowing designs and specialised content to help brands build greater customer engagement online. They offer services for content, branding, SEO, social media, web development, and more.
buyer: eYantra
eYantra is a brand merchandising and marketing firm in India. eYantra serves as a one stop shop for Rewards & Recognition (R&R) programs, brand merchandising & prepaid gifting instruments. They offer solutions for corporate gifting, brand stores, prepaid, R&R, and more. "
target: Digital Ozone
Digital Ozone is a full-service digital marketing agency in India. Digital Ozone creates mind blowing designs and specialised content to help brands build greater customer engagement online. They offer services for content, branding, SEO, social media, web development, and more.
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closed 4/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

eYantra, acquired Digital Ozone

synopsis: eYantra, a brand merchandising and marketing firm in India, has acquired Digital Ozone, a full-service digital marketing agency in India. Digital Ozone creates mind blowing designs and specialised content to help brands build greater customer engagement online. They offer services for content, branding, SEO, social media, web development, and more.
buyer: eYantra
eYantra is a brand merchandising and marketing firm in India. eYantra serves as a one stop shop for Rewards & Recognition (R&R) programs, brand merchandising & prepaid gifting instruments. They offer solutions for corporate gifting, brand stores, prepaid, R&R, and more. "
target: Digital Ozone
Digital Ozone is a full-service digital marketing agency in India. Digital Ozone creates mind blowing designs and specialised content to help brands build greater customer engagement online. They offer services for content, branding, SEO, social media, web development, and more.
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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.
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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
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closed 11/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Altavia, acquired ODG

synopsis: Altavia, the leading independent international group specializing in commercial communication for the retail sector, has acquired ODG, a retail consultancy and design agency based in Dubai. ODG offers a complete range of services for the retail industry, from intelligence, branding, design and digital solutions to project management.
buyer: Altavia
Altavia is the leading independent international group specializing in commercial communication for the retail sector. They provide a multi-channel approach to their clients’ commercial communication needs, enabling them to offer bespoke solutions at every stage in the value chain. "
target: ODG
ODG is a retail consultancy and design agency based in Dubai. ODG offers a complete range of services for the retail industry, from intelligence, branding, design and digital solutions to project management. ODG creates memorable stories that enrich journeys and drive performances.
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closed 9/13/2017 via PR Newswire

SPRING Strategic Planning & Retail Innovation Group merged with CITIES Market Studios,

synopsis: Strategic Planning & Retail Innovation Group (SPRING), a retail accelerator, has merged with CITIES Market Studios, a consumer product and retail strategy company. SPRING helps brands build, launch and grow on a national scale. SPRING partners with entrepreneurial businesses to position innovative products and brands for success.
buyer: CITIES Market Studios
CITIES Market Studios is a consumer product and retail strategy company. CITIES collaborates with retail, brands and investors to develop and execute strategies, product and programs for the digital and physical markets. "
target: SPRING Strategic Planning & Retail Innovation Group
Strategic Planning & Retail Innovation Group (SPRING) is a retail accelerator. They help brands build, launch and grow on a national scale. SPRING ensures the brand is positioned to minimize risk and realize the full potential of the retail opportunity through access to the world’s best retailers.
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closed 8/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

FCB/RED, acquired Chute Gerdeman

synopsis: FCB/RED, FCB Chicago’s retail and shopper marketing division, has acquired Chute Gerdeman, a strategic brand and design firm. Chute Gerdeman creates experiences that connect people to brands and deliver true business transformation. With nuanced strategy, dramatic design, and vivid communication, they articulate brand and incite customer purchases.
buyer parent: FCB Group
buyer: FCB/RED
FCB/RED is an award-winning shopper-first brand agency that specializes in driving behavior change at every point of persuasion. FCB/RED brings clients speed-to-market and a competitive advantage in understanding omnichannel retailers, shoppers and consumers. "
target: Chute Gerdeman
Chute Gerdeman is a strategic brand and design firm. They create experiences that connect people to brands and deliver true business transformation. With nuanced strategy, dramatic design, vivid communication and precise execution, they articulate brand and incite customer purchases.
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announced 7/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Green Packet Berhad, will acquire Mobiduu Solutions Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Green Packet, a manufacturer and distributor of wireless networking and telecommunication products, will acquire Mobiduu Solutions through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Packet Interactive Sdn Bhd. Mobiduu is an m-Commerce platform that allows merchants to drive adoption of their prepaid gift cards, loyalty, promotions, coupons, and m-payments.
buyer: Green Packet Berhad (KLSE:GPACKET:$83.51)
Green Packet researches, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes wireless networking and telecommunication products, and networking solutions. With a global presence in over 70 countries, they are the catalyst of success for many telecommunication providers. "
target: Mobiduu Solutions Sdn Bhd
Mobiduu is an m-Commerce platform, allowing merchants to drive adoption of their prepaid gift cards, loyalty, promotions, coupons, and m-payments. Users have access to exclusive offers and can earn TRIPLE rewards from loyalty programs whenever they send gifts and share on social media.
price ($mm)
$0.93
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closed 3/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Excentus Corporation, acquired Exclusive Connection$

synopsis: Excentus, a loyalty marketing and technology solutions company serving the grocery, specialty retail, convenience retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) sectors, has acquired Exclusive Connection$, an innovative loyalty marketing and promotions company, to broaden the solutions that Excentus can deliver to the growing convenience retail sector.
buyer: Excentus Corporation
Excentus Corporation, a privately held company based in Dallas, provides industry-leading loyalty marketing and technology solutions to grocers, specialty retailers, convenience retailers and consumer packaged goods brands across the nation. "
target: Exclusive Connection$
Exclusive Connection$ is an innovative marketing and promotions company that specializes in creating, managing and supporting customized loyalty programs for the convenience store industry.
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closed 10/24/2016 via PR Newswire

FITCH, purchased StartJG Hong Kong from Start The Group

synopsis: Independent customer experience design consultancy, Start announces the acquisition of StartJG Hong Kong by Fitch, the world's leading retail and brand consultancy. The acquisition comes as Start's key hubs in the UK and Middle East focus on providing digital technologies and enhanced customer experience design-led solutions to global clients.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: FITCH
Founded in 1972, FITCH is a leading global retail & brand consultancy with an integrated offer of strategy, design and implementation, which enables them to deliver across all touch points. They do this for clients that include adidas, B&Q, Brown-Forman, Dell, H&M, Lexus, Mars, Philips and Sberbank."
seller: Start The Group
StartJG Hong Kong is a brand & customer experience division in Hong Kong. Start is an independent, global design consultancy with multi-skilled teams and cross-channel expertise. They help clients achieve competitive advantage by defining and designing solutions to improve customer experience.
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$4
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closed 8/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Lift, Inc. merged with Traina Design,

synopsis: Traina Design, a brand design firm, has merged its San Diego operations with creative services firm Lift. San Diego-based Lift is a design firm with special emphasis in the technology and retail industries.
buyer: Traina Design
Traina Design is a strategic branding firm collaborating with leading companies to express their unique story, increase their market share, and help change the world. "
target: Lift, Inc.
San Diego-based Lift is a design firm with special emphasis in the technology and retail industries.
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closed 6/25/2015 via Company Press Release

WPP Group, plc, acquired SET Management, LLC

synopsis: WPP announced that it has acquired a majority stake in SET Management, LLC, growing its Branding & Identity group. US-based SET engages consumers with brands through physical experiences in retail stores, pop-up stores, trade shows and live events. SET Creative continues that engagement digitally via apps, content creation and social media.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$17,216.81)
WPP is the world leader in marketing communications services. They are made up of leading companies in: Advertising; Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; Branding & Identity; Healthcare Communications; and more. "
target: SET Management, LLC
SET Creative engages consumers with brands through physical experiences in retail stores, pop-up stores, trade shows and live events. SET Creative continues that engagement digitally via apps, content creation and social media.
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$38
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closed 5/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Fame, acquired Fame

synopsis: The Minneapolis-based retail branding agency Fame has been purchased by Lynne Robertson from the Omnimcom Group, which had owned the agency since 2001. Lynne Robertson has led Fame for more than a decade, and now she owns it.
buyer: Fame
Lynne Robertson has led retail branding agency Fame for more than a decade, starting in 2004. "
target parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
target: Fame
Fame is an experiential marketing agency, adept and accomplished in everywhere-all-the-time retail. Fame is a savvy fan-finder, diligent relationship-builder and creates retail brand experiences consumers love to love.
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$13
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closed 4/1/2014 via PR Web

CurvePay, LLC, acquired Transaction Labs

synopsis: CurvePay, a disruptive new full service payment processor, announced the completion of its acquisition of Transaction Labs (T-Labs), the world’s only direct payment processor to combine front and back end processing with Big Data analytics capable of delivering real time, targeted 1-to-1 marketing for brick-and mortar merchants.
buyer: CurvePay, LLC
CurvePay is a full service payment processor, that redefines traditional price/performance thresholds while offering the ability to transform transactional data into targeted, 1-to-1 marketing. "
target: Transaction Labs
Transaction Labs (T-Labs) is the world’s first payment processor to combine real-time big data analytics with in-house or third party recommendations capabilities. T-Labs reduces fees, increases transaction processing capabilities, and enables real-time, targeted recommendations to all customers.
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closed 2/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Interbrand, acquired HMKM

synopsis: Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy, announced that it has acquired one of the UK’s leading international retail design consultancies, HMKM. HMKM specializes in creating high-end, multidimensional retail environments for clients such as Selfridges, Galeries Lafayette, Nike, Breuninger and Bloomingdale’s.
buyer: Interbrand
Interbrand is the world’s leading brand consultancy. With nearly 40 offices in 27 countries, Interbrand’s combination of rigorous strategy, analytics, and world-class design enables it to assist clients in creating and managing brand value effectively, across all touchpoints, in all market dynamics."
target: HMKM
HMKM is an award winning and internationally acclaimed multi-disciplined design consultancy based in London’s Soho. HMKM is globally recognized for creating unique and highly compelling retail brand experiences.
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closed 10/13/2021 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Glamit

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Glamit, a boutique e-commerce agency in Argentina. Glamit offers experience design and technology, including e-commerce and platform architecture, brand strategy, digital marketing services and direct-to-consumer solutions.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$50,533.39)
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: Glamit
Glamit is a boutique e-commerce agency in Argentina. They offer experience design and technology, including e-commerce and platform architecture, brand strategy, digital marketing services and direct-to-consumer solutions.
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announced 9/26/2018 via PR Newswire

KBS Fashion Group Limited, will acquire Hangzhou Siteng Network Technology Company Ltd.

synopsis: KBS Fashion Group Limited, a leading fully-integrated casual menswear company in China, announced that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire 51% of Hangzhou Siteng Network Technology Company Ltd. ("Siteng"), an e-commerce services company based in China.
buyer: KBS Fashion Group Limited (KBSF:$22.54)
Headquartered in Shishi, China, KBS Fashion Group Limited, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the business of designing, manufacturing, selling and distributing its own casual menswear brand, KBS, through a network of 38 KBS branded stores. "
target: Hangzhou Siteng Network Technology Company Ltd.
Hangzhou Siteng Network Technology Company Ltd. ("Siteng") is an e-commerce services company based in China. Siteng provides enterprises with corporate brand logo design, product image optimization, product shooting, SEO optimization, and more.
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closed 4/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Prodege, LLC, acquired MyPoints.com, Inc.

synopsis: United Online, Inc., a leading provider of consumer services and products over the Internet, announced that it has completed the sale of all of the stock of its wholly-owned subsidiary, MyPoints.com, Inc., the Company’s loyalty marketing service, to Prodege, LLC, a leading Internet and media company.
buyer: Prodege, LLC
Prodege LLC is the world's leading people powered influence network. Through its portfolio of properties including Swagbucks.com, Froobi.com and Entertainmentcrave.com, Prodege offers full vertical consumer influence solutions to brands and partners. "
target parent: United Online, Inc.
target: MyPoints.com, Inc.
MyPoints.com is a leading provider of online shopping rewards. They integrate targeted email and web-based direct marketing offers with online loyalty programs to create valuable benefits for both their consumer members and their business partners.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 12/18/2012 via PR Newswire

Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, acquired The Royal Order of Experience Design

synopsis: Ogilvy & Mather's Chicago office has made a talent acquisition of the Chicago-based digital agency, The Royal Order of Experience Design. The Royal Order is a digital agency with experience building e-commerce and brand storytelling sites for some of the most prestigious companies in the country.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide
Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world. Through its specialty units, the company provides a comprehensive range of marketing services including: advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; and various marketings. "
target: The Royal Order of Experience Design
The Royal Order of Experience Design is a digital agency with experience building e-commerce and brand storytelling sites for some of the most prestigious companies in the country. The agency is based in Chicago, IL.
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closed 1/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Ebates Inc., acquired Cartera Commerce, Inc.

synopsis: Ebates, the pioneer and leader in online cash back shopping and subsidiary of the global Internet services company Rakuten, announced the acquisition of Cartera Commerce, a leading provider of loyalty marketing solutions and rewards programs that increase revenue and customer loyalty.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Ebates Inc.
Ebates rewards consumers with cash back on purchases while also providing access to thousands of coupons, discounts, promotions and special deals, including free shipping, at over 2,000 retailers. "
target: Cartera Commerce, Inc.
Cartera Commerce is the leading provider of multi-channel merchant networks and performance advertising solutions that increase revenue and drive incremental sales for retailers, banks, card issuers and loyalty programs.
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closed 9/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

The Collinson Group Ltd., acquired Welcome Real-time

synopsis: Collinson Group has announced the acquisition of Welcome Real-time, a provider of payment-based loyalty solutions. Welcome Real-time’s technology integrates with banking and retail systems enabling banks, card issuers and retailers to provide special offers, points redemption and other real-time communications to consumers at the point of sale.
buyer: The Collinson Group Ltd.
The Collinson Group provides a unique combination of products, insight and services to help their clients create value, engagement and loyalty with their customers around the world. They drive revenue and value for their clients by shaping and influencing customer behaviour. "
target: Welcome Real-time
Welcome Real-time is the leader in card marketing enhancements that create added value at the moment of payment. Welcome Real-time adds value to the traditional payment transaction through an enhanced payment experience that provides benefits to cardholders, retailers and financial institutions.
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closed 6/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TC Transcontinental, acquired BGI Retail Inc.

synopsis: TC Transcontinental, a Canadian leader in flexible packaging and Canada’s largest printer, announced the acquisition of BGI Retail Inc., a full service in-store design and solution partner for retailers and global brands.
buyer: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,071.97)
TC Transcontinental is a Canadian leader in flexible packaging and Canada’s largest printer. They are also a Canadian leader in its specialty media segments. Their mission has been to create products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. "
target: BGI Retail Inc.
BGI Retail Inc. is a full service in-store design and solution partner for retailers and global brands. BGI offers an integrated value proposition focused on in-house design, engineering, manufacturing, installation and management of retail solutions and brand-defining consumer experiences.
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