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closed 5/12/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ReelTime, acquired Loudmouth News

synopsis: Conservative Broadcast Media & Journalism, has sold 100% of LoudMouth Media Inc. to ReelTime Media, one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
buyer: ReelTime (K:RLTR:$0.00)
ReelTime Rentals, Inc. DBA ReelTime VR is a publicly traded company based in Seattle, WA. ReelTime is in the business of developing, producing, and distributing Virtual Reality Content and technologies. "
target parent: Conservative Broadcast Media & Journalism
target: Loudmouth News
LoudMouth Media, Inc. is one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
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$0.19
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announced 8/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Hifyre Inc., will acquire Wikileaf

synopsis: Wikileaf has entered into a definitive purchase and sale agreement with Fire & Flower and Hifyre Inc. with respect to the sale of all of Wikileaf’s digital assets. Wikileaf is a price comparison website for recreational and medicinal cannabis users and provides consumers with instant price comparison among dispensaries in their immediate vicinity.
buyer parent: Fire & Flower
buyer: Hifyre Inc.
The Hifyre Digital Retail and Analytics Platform is a proprietary ecosystem of products that includes the Spark Perks member program, Hifyre ONE retail software platform and the Hifyre IQ cannabis data and analytics platform. "
target: Wikileaf (CNSX:WIKI:$0.09)
Wikileaf is a price comparison website for recreational and medicinal cannabis users and provides consumers with instant price comparison among dispensaries in their immediate vicinity.
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$7.50
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announced 9/6/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Golden Developing Solutions, Inc., will acquire Where’s Weed

synopsis: Golden Developing Solutions, Inc. (DVLP), an emerging leader in the Cannabis marketplace, has announced its acquisition of Where’s Weed and its primary asset, WheresWeed.com. Where’s Weed is a rapidly growing community-based online resource for cannabis consumers with a host of user-friendly services.
buyer: Golden Developing Solutions, Inc. (OTCPK:DVLP:$0.00)
Golden Developing Solutions (DVLP) is developing an online retail business for cannabidiol (CBD), hemp oil and health/wellness-related products. "
target: Where’s Weed
Where’s Weed is a rapidly growing community-based online resource for cannabis consumers with a host of user-friendly services, including a sophisticated Mobile App with strong traction and powerful growth potential as the North American legal cannabis market continues to expand exponentially.
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announced 6/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Biome Grow, will acquire Weed Virtual Retail Inc.

synopsis: Biome Grow, an operator of cannabis production facilities across Canada, will acquire Weed Virtual Retail Inc. (Weed VR) from Occupied VR, a leading producer of Virtual Reality content. Weed VR is a multi-platform virtual catalog system designed to educate, engage and inform consumer cannabis purchases.
buyer: Biome Grow
Biome Grow operates a diversified mix of low cost licensed cannabis production facilities across Canada and other jurisdictions. The company wholly owns Highland, P-209 Inc., and The Back Home Medical Cannabis Corporation. "
target parent: Occupied VR Inc.
target: Weed Virtual Retail Inc.
Weed Virtual Retail Inc. (Weed VR) is a virtual reality technology platform focused exclusively on the medical and recreational cannabis markets. The platform is a virtual catalog system designed to educate, engage and inform consumer cannabis purchases.
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closed 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Canna Consumer Goods, Inc., acquired Loudmouth News

synopsis: Canna Consumer Goods, Inc., a canna consumables branding company, announced that it has acquired LoudMouth Media, Inc., one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
buyer: Canna Consumer Goods, Inc. (OTCPK:CBMJ:$0.00)
Canna Consumer Goods, Inc. operates as a canna consumables branding company. The Company acquires, develops, and markets branded cannabis specialty goods for infusion and distribution. Canna Consumer Goods serves clients in the United States. "
target: Loudmouth News
LoudMouth Media, Inc. is one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
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$0.05
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closed 5/3/2016 via PR Newswire

Nesta, acquired Wikileaf

synopsis: Nesta Holding Co. Ltd., a private equity firm targeting the US cannabis industry, announced its acquisition of Wikileaf, the leading price comparison website for licensed recreational and medicinal marijuana consumers.
buyer: Nesta
Nesta Holding Co. Ltd. is a private equity firm that builds partnerships and brands within the U.S. cannabis space. Nesta's mission is to acquire, cultivate and monetize consumer cannabis opportunities that could achieve long-term benefit from the changing U.S. regulatory environment. "
target: Wikileaf (CNSX:WIKI:$0.09)
Wikileaf is a price comparison website for recreational and medicinal cannabis users. Wikileaf provides consumers with instant price comparison among dispensaries in their immediate vicinity.
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announced 6/24/2015 via PR Web

Amercanex Corporation, will acquire MJCharts

synopsis: Amercanex, the first fully electronic cannabis marketplace, will acquire MJCharts, a provider of the most accurate daily regional consumer price indexes for over 10,000 strains of cannabis. MJCharts derives these consumer price indexes in cannabis firsthand from legal sales only, sourced from current public advertisements.
buyer: Amercanex Corporation
Amercanex operates the ACE marketplace, the web-based user-interface to the Electronic Cannabis Marketplace (ECM), offers a comprehensive suite of tools and solutions tailored to address a diverse client base. "
target: MJCharts
MJCharts is web-based provider of the most accurate daily regional consumer price indexes in cannabis, hemp and related industries. They know the importance of bringing together the current industry leaders with the business community as a means to move forward.
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closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Halo Labs Inc., acquired Cannafeels

synopsis: Halo Labs Inc. has acquired Cannafeels, a software company developing an online application to provide consumers with relevant, web-sourced and curated information about cannabis strains. The App is being developed for both the North American recreational market, as well as the UK and select EU medical cannabis markets.
buyer: Halo Labs Inc. (OTCPK:AGEE.F:$19.57)
Halo Labs is a cannabis extraction company focused on developing and manufacturing leading Cannabis oil and concentrate products. Halo offers over 50 different products and has produced over 5 million grams of oils and concentrates since its inception. "
target: Cannafeels
Cannafeels is a software company developing an online application to provide consumers with relevant, web-sourced and curated information about cannabis strains. The App is being developed for both the North American recreational market, as well as the UK and select EU medical cannabis markets.
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$4.93
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announced 3/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Greengro Technologies, will acquire WeedWall

synopsis: Greengro Technologies, Inc., a world-class provider of eco-friendly green technologies, and a specialist in equity investments and mergers and acquisitions in the cannabis industry, is acquiring WeedWall, the first legal marijuana social network focused on building conversations to educate and promote the legal marijuana market.
buyer: Greengro Technologies
Greengro Technologies is a world-class provider of eco-friendly green technologies and a specialist in equity investments and mergers and acquisitions in the commercial cannabis industry. "
target: WeedWall
WeedWall.com is the first legal marijuana social network focused on building conversations to educate and promote the legal marijuana market.
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announced 7/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Media Central Corporation Inc., will acquire Budtree Corp.

synopsis: Ontario-based Media Central Corporation Inc. will acquire Budtree Corp., a dynamic online hub for vendors, merchants, customers, and connoisseurs of cannabis in Canada. MediaCentral will be able to leverage Budtree's platform to expose its 6.5 million readers to the emerging online cannabis and CBD market and open new avenues of monetization.
buyer: Media Central Corporation Inc. (CNSX:FLYY:$0.00)
Media Central is an alternative Canadian media company that acquires and develops high-quality publishing assets. Media Central's brands include Vancouver Free Press Corp., Now Communications Inc., digital cannabis platform CannCentral.com, and ESports outlet ECentralSports.com. "
target: Budtree Corp.
Canada-based Budtree is a dynamic online hub for vendors, merchants, customers, and connoisseurs of cannabis. Budtree offers a safe and secure directory and marketplace for cannabis enthusiasts to uncover new products in both the medical and recreational markets.
price ($mm)
$1.57
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announced 5/9/2016 via GlobeNewswire

CannaSys, Inc., will acquire CitizenToke

synopsis: CannaSys, Inc., a leading marketing, branding and technology company focused on the regulated cannabis industry, announced it has signed a letter of intent to acquire CitizenToke. CitizenToke will communicate deals and distribute coupons to cannabis consumers and patients through a unique text message based system.
buyer: CannaSys, Inc. (OTCPK:MJTK:$0.01)
CannaSys is a leading technology solutions, marketing and branding company in the regulated cannabis industry. Its products are delivered SaaS to facilitate point-of-purchase transactions, customer relationship marketing solutions and regulated cannabis laboratory information management systems. "
target parent: BetaKillers, LLC
target: CitizenToke
CitizenToke, initially a mobile web based platform, will communicate deals and distribute coupons to cannabis consumers and patients through a unique text message based system. The system also provides incentive for consumers to download and redeem coupons in a timely manner.
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closed 7/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Calm Radio

synopsis: Stingray Group Inc., a leading Canadian music, media, and technology company, has acquired Toronto-based Calm Radio, the world’s largest online music streaming service focused on the wellness and relaxation markets. With this acquisition, Stingray grows its portfolio of curated music content and dives into the health and wellness industry.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$199.89)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, more than 100 radio stations, 4K UHD television channels, and more. "
target: Calm Radio
Based in Toronto, Calm Radio is an online radio station that provides its users with music for a healthier lifestyle. They are the world’s largest provider of life-enhancing music with an emphasis on focus, relaxation, mindfulness, and sleep music.
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closed 1/20/2021 via PR Web

mPulse Mobile Inc., acquired The Big Know, Inc.

synopsis: mPulse Mobile has acquired The Big Know, a prominent digital learning company transforming how healthcare educates consumers. The acquisition combines mPulse’s proven ability to reach and engage vital member populations with The Big Know’s learning expertise and rich media health education experiences.
buyer: mPulse Mobile Inc.
mPulse Mobile is the leader in Conversational AI solutions for the healthcare industry and drives improved health outcomes and business efficiencies by engaging individuals with tailored and meaningful dialogue. "
target: The Big Know, Inc.
The Big Know creates health education for the streaming age. Through video courses and podcasts taught by inspiring health experts, the company drives health literacy and member engagement through powerful learning technology.
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closed 9/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Daniel Crawford, acquired HealthTalk Live, Inc.

synopsis: Daniel Crawford, a businessman who has worked with both large and small consumer packaged goods brands, and has had experience launching a consumer packaged goods company in early stages, has acquired HealthTalk Live, who provide health and wellness information services through an interactive website HealthTalkLive.com and live radio shows.
buyer: Daniel Crawford
Daniel Crawford has worked with both large and small consumer packaged goods brands, and has had experience launching a consumer packaged goods company in early stages. "
target: HealthTalk Live, Inc. (OTCPK:HLTK:$0.02)
HealthTalk Live, Inc. provides health and wellness information services through an interactive website HealthTalkLive.com and live radio shows in the United States.
price ($mm)[EV]
$0.12 [$0.21]*
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$0
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closed 12/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Enlighten Technologies, acquired Cannabis Club TV

synopsis: Enlighten, a multifaceted cannabis technology company, announced that it has acquired the media assets of leading cannabis content provider Cannabis Club TV, the first broadcasting OOH/OTTtv/PPV (Out of Home/Over the Top TV/Pay Per View) network devoted to the cannabis industry.
buyer: Enlighten Technologies
Enlighten is a leading technology provider in the cannabis industry, bringing cutting edge retail technology and media solutions to more than 1,200 customers across the U.S. and Canada. "
target: Cannabis Club TV
Cannabis Club TV is the first broadcasting OOH/OTTtv/PPV (Out of Home/Over the Top TV/Pay Per View) network devoted to the cannabis industry.
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closed 5/12/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ReelTime, acquired Loudmouth News

synopsis: Conservative Broadcast Media & Journalism, has sold 100% of LoudMouth Media Inc. to ReelTime Media, one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
buyer: ReelTime (K:RLTR:$0.00)
ReelTime Rentals, Inc. DBA ReelTime VR is a publicly traded company based in Seattle, WA. ReelTime is in the business of developing, producing, and distributing Virtual Reality Content and technologies. "
target parent: Conservative Broadcast Media & Journalism
target: Loudmouth News
LoudMouth Media, Inc. is one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
price ($mm)
$0.19
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closed 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Canna Consumer Goods, Inc., acquired Loudmouth News

synopsis: Canna Consumer Goods, Inc., a canna consumables branding company, announced that it has acquired LoudMouth Media, Inc., one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
buyer: Canna Consumer Goods, Inc. (OTCPK:CBMJ:$0.00)
Canna Consumer Goods, Inc. operates as a canna consumables branding company. The Company acquires, develops, and markets branded cannabis specialty goods for infusion and distribution. Canna Consumer Goods serves clients in the United States. "
target: Loudmouth News
LoudMouth Media, Inc. is one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
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$0.05
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closed 5/12/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ReelTime, acquired Loudmouth News

synopsis: Conservative Broadcast Media & Journalism, has sold 100% of LoudMouth Media Inc. to ReelTime Media, one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
buyer: ReelTime (K:RLTR:$0.00)
ReelTime Rentals, Inc. DBA ReelTime VR is a publicly traded company based in Seattle, WA. ReelTime is in the business of developing, producing, and distributing Virtual Reality Content and technologies. "
target parent: Conservative Broadcast Media & Journalism
target: Loudmouth News
LoudMouth Media, Inc. is one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
price ($mm)
$0.19
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announced 12/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ReelTime, will acquire Discount Ad Brokers

synopsis: ReelTime VR/ReelTime Media will acquire 100 percent ownership of Discount Ad Brokers, a 15-year-old media company operating within a unique niche of the advertising industry. Discount Ad Brokers focuses on providing clients top tier placements at pricing levels at or below remnant inventory rate structures.
buyer: ReelTime (K:RLTR:$0.00)
ReelTime Rentals, Inc. DBA ReelTime VR is a publicly traded company based in Seattle, WA. ReelTime is in the business of developing, producing, and distributing Virtual Reality Content and technologies. "
target parent: NWBB Inc.
target: Discount Ad Brokers
Discount Ad Brokers is a 15-year-old media company operating within a unique niche of the advertising industry. Discount Ad Brokers focuses on providing clients top tier placements at pricing levels at or below remnant inventory rate structures.
price ($mm)
$2.70
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closed 4/15/2020 via PR Newswire

FuseFX merged with Folks VFX,

synopsis: FuseFX, a full service, award-winning visual effects company with studios in Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver and Atlanta, has merged with Folks VFX, a high-end, independent visual effects studio headquartered in Montréal with additional studio locations in Toronto and Bogotá, Colombia.
buyer: Folks VFX
Folks VFX is a full-service visual effects studio based in Montréal with additional locations in Toronto and Bogotá. "
target parent: EagleTree Capital
target: FuseFX
FuseFX provides full service visual effects for episodic television, feature films, commercials, ride films and VR productions with a talented roster of creative and production personnel across locations in Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver and Atlanta.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Oceanus Group Limited, acquired AP Media Pte Ltd

synopsis: Oceanus Group, the largest land-based abalone producer in the world, has acquired a 51% stake in AP Media, a leading Video Marketing and 360 VR production company in Singapore. AP Media creates videos and 360 VR with a distinctive purpose, often anticipating viewer’s needs, and creating content or messages to address those needs.
buyer: Oceanus Group Limited (SGX:579:$3.15)
Oceanus Group is the largest land-based abalone producer in the world. Oceanus is committed to producing quality, nutritional and affordable fresh and frozen seafood products by engaging in sustainable land- and sea-based farming practices created through innovation in R&D. "
target: AP Media Pte Ltd
AP Media is a leading Video Marketing and 360 VR production company in Singapore. They create videos and 360 VR with a distinctive purpose, often anticipating viewer’s needs, and creating content or messages to address those needs.
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$0.30*
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announced 5/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Vostok VR, will acquire TaKanto Virtual Reality

synopsis: Vostok VR, a leading Singapore-based Virtual Reality (VR) and 360 Video Production company, will acquire TaKanto Virtual Reality, a leading VR Production company in Singapore and Asia. TaKanto Virtual Reality offers premium 360° VR video productions and 3D app development services for mobile and VR headsets.
buyer: Vostok VR
Vostok VR VR is a leading Singapore-based Virtual Reality (VR) and 360 Video Production company. Their clients look to them for interactive experiences that achieve best results in Company Presentations, Sales, Product Launch, Market Activation and Interactive Trainings. "
target: TaKanto Virtual Reality
TaKanto Virtual Reality is a leading Virtual Reality Production company in Singapore and Asia. TaKanto offers premium 360° VR video productions and 3D app development services for mobile and VR headsets. The company has produced award-winning content for several well known global brands.
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announced 2/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Digimatic Group Ltd., will acquire AP Media Pte Ltd

synopsis: Digimatic Group Ltd has entered into a binding term sheet to acquire 51% of AP Media Pte Ltd. AP Media specialises in video production and has established itself as one of the leading video production companies in Singapore, with an extensive client base. AP Media has recently added Virtual Reality (VR) video products to its solutions.
buyer: Digimatic Group Ltd. (ASX:DMC:$4.22)
Digimatic Group Ltd is a Global Brand Enabler that helps brands connect with the right customers at the right time through the right channels for the right price. They strive to create a global platform that provides brands with comprehensive insights on their target markets. "
target: AP Media Pte Ltd
AP Media is a leading Video Marketing and 360 VR production company in Singapore. They create videos and 360 VR with a distinctive purpose, often anticipating viewer’s needs, and creating content or messages to address those needs.
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$0.56*
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closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Industrial Color Brands, acquired Click3X

synopsis: Industrial Color Studios has acquired Click3X, the pioneering film, video and post production studio founded in 1993 by Peter Corbett and known for its industry expertise spanning such areas as VR, AR, CGI and live streaming.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Industrial Color Brands
Industrial Color Brands partners with top brands, agencies, and creative professionals, providing a full range of essential production services. They led the industry through a culture of innovation, bringing state-of-the-art digital production and post-production solutions to their clients. "
target: Click3X
Click3X is a pioneering film, video and post production studio founded in 1993 by Peter Corbett and known for its industry expertise spanning such areas as VR, AR, CGI and live streaming.
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announced 4/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

All Mobile Video, will acquire AEG Digital Media

synopsis: All Mobile Video announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase live event production specialists AEG Digital Media, based in Los Angeles, CA. The company specializes in live event webcasting, video production and TV Everywhere workflows and was the digital arm of AEG.
buyer: All Mobile Video
All Mobile Video is the country's premier provider of end-to-end video and audio solutions for entertainment, sports, and news programming and events. "
target parent: The Anschutz Company
target: AEG Digital Media
AEG Digital Media provides world class online broadcast, managed and production services to the digital media industry.
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closed 2/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Accenture Interactive, acquired Mackevision

synopsis: Accenture has completed the acquisition of Germany-based Mackevision, a global producer of 3D-enabled and immersive product content. The acquisition will add visualization capabilities to Accenture Interactive’s digital services portfolio – strengthening its ability to create customer experiences & industrial, extended reality applications.
buyer parent: Accenture
buyer: Accenture Interactive
Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands transform their customer experiences across the entire customer journey. Through their connected offerings in design, marketing, content and commerce, they create new ways to win in today’s experience-led economy. "
target: Mackevision
Mackevision is a global market leader in Computer Generated Imagery (CGI). They design and produce high-end 3D visualizations, animations and visual effects (VFX) for images, films and interactive applications. In addition they develop technological solutions for generating images.
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closed 10/26/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Starbreeze AB, acquired Nozon SPRL

synopsis: Starbreeze, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, announced its acquisition of Nozon, a post-production facility based in Brussels. They are specialized in high end 3D animation and visual effects for advertising, feature films, animation films and music videos.
buyer: Starbreeze AB (OM:STAR B:$29.96)
Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products. Starbreeze creates games by their own design and through licensed content, establishing franchises that can live and prosper outside the game itself. "
target: Nozon SPRL
NOZON is a post-production facility based in Brussels. They are specialized in high end 3D animation and visual effects for advertising, feature films, animation films and music videos.
price ($mm)
$7.79
rev ($mm)
$3
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3.1x
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closed 9/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Shortcut Media AB, acquired Good Motion AB

synopsis: Shortcut Media acquires 60% stake in Good Motion AB, a Stockholm-based production studio specializing in high-end 3D animation and visual effects for advertising and corporate film, television and drama.
buyer: Shortcut Media AB (XSAT:SMG:$5.90)
Shortcut Media Group consists of Bond Street, Film, Shortcut Post, Shortcut and Film Shortcut Graphics and is a Stockholm-based, fast-growing, independent production group, among others. a. provides film production, post production, graphics, trailers, 3D animation and visual effects. "
target: Good Motion AB
Good Motion AB is a Stockholm-based production studio specializing in high-end 3D animation and visual effects.
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$1
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closed 5/12/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, acquired Red Bee Media Limited

synopsis: Ericsson AB has completed its acquisition of Red Bee Media Ltd. Red Bee Media is a world-leading media management company providing technology and creative solutions that help channels, broadcasters, content rights holders and brand owners reach and engage with their audiences in traditional and new ways.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Macquarie Group Limited
target: Red Bee Media Limited
Red Bee Media provides a range of media services; from media asset management to playout and digital video publishing, metadata services, multilingual access services and creative services to major broadcasters and broadband platforms.
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announced 7/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

YDX Innovation Corp., will acquire Render

synopsis: YDX Innovation Corp. is to acquire UK-based Render.GG, an expert in media production and management, motion graphics, social media management and content curation for YouTube.
buyer: YDX Innovation Corp. (TSXV:YDX:$1.58)
YDX Innovation Corp. is a technology company that develops products and services and is an expert in immersive technologies like Augmented and Virtual Reality, eSports events and Interactive Exhibitions under the following three divisions: Arkave VR Arena, YDreams Global, and Game On Festival. "
target: Render
Based in the United Kingdom, Render is an expert in media production and management, motion graphics, social media management and content curation for YouTube.
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$0.60
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closed 7/6/2017 via Company Press Release

gamigo AG, acquired Mediakraft Networks

synopsis: gamigo AG announced that it has taken over online video pioneer Mediakraft. Mediakraft Networks GmbH was founded in 2011 and has grown successfully and dynamically in Germany, Poland and Turkey with online video content production and influencer marketing.
buyer: gamigo AG (WKN:A1TNJY:$0.00)
The gamigo group is a publisher for free-to-play mobile and online games and also offers solutions for business customers within the scope of the gamigo platform strategy. Their platform helps game publishers and developers from all over the world publish and promote their products. "
target: Mediakraft Networks
Mediakraft Networks is a pioneer in the online TV sector in Europe. There are 4 pillars to its business: marketing online video and developing influencer campaigns; advising companies on strategies for YouTube and social media; video productions; and managing and promoting online video artists.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

LiveFi merged with Itch Experience,

synopsis: LiveFi, a boutique video production company with specialist service offerings in live streaming and multi-camera productions, has merged with Itch Experience, a creative agency that delivers effective and impactful brand communication, expressed through live, technology and content.
buyer: Itch Experience
Itch Experience is a creative agency that delivers effective and impactful brand communication, expressed through live, technology and content. They specialize in experiential marketing, production, branded content and digital marketing. "
target: LiveFi
LiveFi is a boutique video production company with specialist service offerings in live streaming and multi-camera productions. LiveFi has become one of the fastest growing companies in the live streaming market.
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announced 9/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC, will acquire Firesprite Limited

synopsis: Sony Interactive Entertainment (“SIE”) announced that SIE has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Firesprite Games, the UK-based videogame studio with a history of developing highly-polished showpieces for cutting-edge hardware. Firesprite has a strong record of developing showcase games for PlayStation console and peripheral launches.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC
Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. "
target: Firesprite Limited
Firesprite Games is a UK-based videogame studio with a history of developing highly-polished showpieces for cutting-edge hardware. Firesprite has a strong record of developing showcase games for PlayStation console and peripheral launches, such as The Playroom (PS4) and The Playroom VR (PS VR).
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closed 6/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired BigBox VR

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Seattle-based BigBox VR, a developer of VR video games. BigBox VR’s mission is to combine platform-defining games, social communities, and competitive play to create a VR esport ecosystem.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: BigBox VR
BigBox VR’s mission is to combine platform-defining games, social communities, and competitive play to create a VR esport ecosystem. It was founded in Seattle by game industry entrepreneurs who led successful exits and launched top-grossing live service products at Valve, Disney and Microsoft.
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closed 4/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Oculus VR, acquired Downpour Interactive

synopsis: Facebook’s Oculus division has snatched up yet another popular virtual reality game developer. The company announced it has acquired Downpour Interactive, the studio behind the hit multiplayer military simulator Onward.
buyer parent: Facebook
buyer: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there. "
target: Downpour Interactive
Downpour Interactive was founded in North Carolina in 2015 by Dante Buckley with the goal of building an innovative first person shooter game for virtual reality platforms and the long term goal to build games that will make you think, feel, and learn new perspectives.
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closed 10/7/2020 via gamesindustry.biz

Thunderful, acquired Coatsink

synopsis: Thunderful Group, a Swedish games publisher, has acquired Coatsink Software, an independent video game developer and publisher in the UK. Coatsink develops games for consoles, PC and VR platforms. Their growing catalog of games cover an array of genres, including puzzle, platformers, RPG and FPS. Their titles include PHOGS!, Onward, and more.
buyer: Thunderful (OM:THUNDR:$366.75)
Based in Sweden, Thunderful AB was founded as a parent company to Gothenburg, Sweden-based game development studios Image & Form International AB and Zoink AB, two of the most successful veterans in the Swedish gaming industry. Thunderful is a veritable video-gaming powerhouse on all platforms. "
target: Coatsink
Coatsink is an independent video game developer and publisher in the UK. Coatsink develops games for consoles, PC and VR platforms. Their growing catalog of games cover an array of genres, including puzzle, platformers, RPG and FPS. Their titles include Jurassic World Aftermath, Onward, and more.
price ($mm)
$29
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announced 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Koch Media, will acquire Vertigo Games

synopsis: Koch Media is to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Dutch-based Vertigo Games, a multiplatform VR entertainment company group with offices in Rotterdam and Los Angeles. Vertigo Games focuses on development (Vertigo Studios) and publishing, both for home entertainment (Vertigo Publishing) as well as location-based-entertainment (Vertigo Arcades).
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Koch Media
Austria-based Koch Media is a leading, independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products and accessories. Its business areas include distribution of media products, including movies, video games and software products, and games publishing under the Deep Silver label. "
target: Vertigo Games
Vertigo Games is a multiplatform VR entertainment company group with offices in Rotterdam and Los Angeles. Vertigo Games focuses on development (Vertigo Studios) and publishing, both for home entertainment (Vertigo Publishing) as well as location-based-entertainment (Vertigo Arcades).
price ($mm)[EV]
$59 [$53]
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closed 7/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Paradox Interactive, acquired Iceflake Studios Ltd.

synopsis: Paradox Interactive, a publisher and developer of games worth acquiring, acquired Iceflake Studios, a developer located in Tampere, Finland. Iceflake Studios was founded in 2007 and has developed games for PCs, consoles and VR and mobile platforms. The studio is developing Surviving the Aftermath with Paradox, a survival management-strategy game.
buyer: Paradox Interactive (OM:PDX:$163.13)
Paradox Interactive is a Swedish publisher and developer of games and brands. Its game portfolio consists of more than 100 titles, including Stellaris, Europa Universalis, Hearts of Iron, Crusader Kings, Cities: Skylines, Prison Architect, Magicka, Age of Wonders, and the World of Darkness brand. "
target: Iceflake Studios Ltd.
Located in Finland, Iceflake Studios was founded in 2007 and has developed games for PCs, consoles and for all current VR and mobile platforms. The studio is currently developing Surviving the Aftermath with Paradox, a survival management-strategy game now available in early access on PC and Xbox.
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announced 7/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Randy Waterfield and Brad Oberwager, will acquire Linden Lab

synopsis: Linden Research, Inc. announced it signed an agreement to be acquired by an investment group led by Randy Waterfield and Brad Oberwager. The acquisition will allow Linden Lab to continue to grow and expand Second Life, as well as its money services business Tilia.
buyer: Randy Waterfield and Brad Oberwager
Randy Waterfield is the Chairman and CEO of the Waterfield Group. Brad Oberwager is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Jyve. "
target: Linden Lab
Linden Lab develops platforms that empower people to create, share, and benefit from virtual experiences. Second Life, the company's groundbreaking virtual world enjoyed by millions around the globe, boasts nearly two billion user creations and a vibrant $500 million (USD) economy.
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