Like Collage

closed 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Collage merged with ShootProof,

synopsis: Collage.com, a provider of a variety of photo and home products, has merged with ShootProof, a leader in software, purchasing, education, and productivity solutions for professional photographers. With the merger, ShootProof has created Foreground, a family of brands that help photographers and photo consumers create memories that last a lifetime.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software, sales, and business management tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Their platform enables photographers to share and sell their photos commission-free in customizable galleries and apps. "
target: Collage
Collage is a leading provider of a variety of photo and home products, including photo blankets, canvases, phone cases, pillows, and more. Whether it's designing a collage or printing a single image, creating the perfect custom product is fast, easy, and fun.
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closed 4/8/2021 via PR Web

WorthPoint Corporation, acquired History In Photographs

synopsis: WorthPoint Corporation has purchased the assets of HistoryInPhotographs.com (HIP), a digital repository and e-commerce site for more than 50,000 historic photographic images of American life dating from the 1860s. HIP digitally restores the negatives, cleaning away the dirt, blemishes, and discoloration often buried in the original emulsion.
buyer: WorthPoint Corporation
WorthPoint manages the largest online resource for researching, valuing, and preserving antiques, art, and collectibles. The company’s suite of offerings includes a Price Guide, a resource gallery for identifying maker’s marks, autographs, patterns, and symbols (M.A.P.S.), and a digital Library. "
target: History In Photographs
History in Photographs (HIP) is a digital repository and e-commerce site for more than 50,000 historic photographic images of American life dating from the 1860s. HIP's team digitally restores the negatives, cleaning away the dirt, blemishes, and discoloration often buried in the original emulsion.
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closed 10/24/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired BorrowLenses

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired BorrowLenses, the premier online marketplace for photographic and video equipment rentals. BorrowLenses’s Founders, Max Shevyakov and Mark Gurevich, will join Shutterfly Inc.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: BorrowLenses
BorrowLenses is the premier online marketplace for photographic and video equipment rentals. Rent camera bodies, lenses, lighting kits, and more via their easy to use website navigation or search for a specific item in the search bar. Equipment is also available for sale on the site.
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closed 4/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired MyPublisher, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired MyPublisher, one of the pioneers in the photo book industry and creator of easy-to-use photo book-making software.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: MyPublisher, Inc.
MyPublisher has established itself as one of the leaders in custom photo-book software, bookstore quality printing and superior customer service. MyPublisher has sold and shipped more than 5 million photo books since 2002.
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announced 8/23/2016 via Reuters

PIXTA Inc., will acquire Snapmart Inc.

synopsis: PIXTA Inc., a company that operates an online marketplace site of stock photos, illustrations, vectors, and footage in Japan, is acquiring Snapmart Inc., a company that develops a mobile application that sells photos taken by smartphone users. Snapmart is based in Japan.
buyer: PIXTA Inc. (TSE:3416:$15.70)
PIXTA Inc. operates an online marketplace site of stock photos, illustrations, vectors, and footage in Japan. It serves designers, Web directors, publishers, or other creative professionals. PIXTA Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: OPT Incubate Inc.
target: Snapmart Inc.
Snapmart Inc. develops a mobile application that sells photos taken by smartphone users. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 1/28/2015 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Fotolia

synopsis: Adobe has acquired privately-held Fotolia, a leading marketplace for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and HD video. Fotolia will be integrated into Adobe Creative Cloud, providing current and future Creative Cloud members with the ability to access and purchase over 34 million images and videos.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$14,389.00)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Fotolia
Fotolia is a leading marketplace for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and HD video. Buyers access over 34 million images, vectors and videos at great prices, while contributing artists receive the highest commission rate on the market. Fotolia currently operates in 23 countries in 14 languages.
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closed 11/17/2014 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired GrooveBook

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired GrooveBook, a mobile photo book app subscription service that sends customers a keepsake book of their mobile phone photos each month.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: GrooveBook
GrooveBook is a mobile photo book app subscription service that sends customers a keepsake book of their mobile phone photos each month. GrooveBook is an iPhone and Android app and subscription service that prints up to 100 mobile phone photos in a 4.5" x 6.5" Groovebook and mails it to customers.
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closed 6/22/2012 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired Fotolia

synopsis: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. announced the completion of the acquisition of Fotolia. Fotolia offers its users over 17 million digital images and videos. Fotolia is the leading microstock platform in Europe and is ranked among the top stock photography websites globally, providing a unique marketplace for photographers to sell their images.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm with $62.3 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2012. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. "
target: Fotolia
With over 17 million digital images and videos to choose from, Fotolia offers one of the largest image databases of quality. Over 3 million people choose Fotolia for affordable, royalty-free images, graphics and HD videos.
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closed 5/6/2008 via BusinessWire

ROK Entertainment Group, acquired Jalipo Limited

synopsis: ROK Entertainment Group Inc., the global mobile entertainment group, announces that it has acquired 100% of the issued and to be issued share capital of Jalipo Ltd for total consideration of 600,000 ordinary shares.
buyer: ROK Entertainment Group (ROKE:$14.59)
ROK Entertainment Group is a world-leading mobile entertainment company specialising in the development and deployment of innovative mobile technologies, services and applications. "
target: Jalipo Limited
Jalipo enables broadcasters to offer their TV channels, live events and video-on-demand direct to you in high quality via your PC. There's no monthly subscription and all pay content is accessed through a simple pre-pay system.
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$17
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closed 1/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Riplay SAS merged with Vodkaster SAS,

synopsis: French movie-interest social network provider Vodkaster is to merge with DVD digitisation specialist Riplay with a view to launching a new Netflix-like video-on-demand service in the country. Riplay SAS operates an online platform and allows users to digitize their DVDs and buy and sell digital versions of DVDs for viewing on multiple devices.
buyer: Vodkaster SAS
Vodkaster is the social network that keeps users in touch with movies, stars, and filmmakers. The company is based in Paris, France. "
target: Riplay SAS
Riplay SAS operates an online platform and allows users to digitize their DVDs and buy and sell digital versions of DVDs for viewing on multiple devices. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Paris, France.
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closed 10/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Volojoy merged with Chattyco,

synopsis: Volojoy has merged with Chattyco, a platform for personalized video messages in Germany. Volojoy is a German marketplace where fans can order video shout-outs from talents. Volojoy allows users to book personalized shout-out videos from a variety of talents, including actors, models, musicians, and more.
buyer: Chattyco
Chattyco is a platform for personalized video messages in Germany. Chattyco enables fans to request celebrities and influencers to record greetings or other video clips for their loved ones. The celebrities and influencers set the prices themselves and can also support a charity of their choice. "
target: Volojoy
Volojoy is a German marketplace where fans can order video shout-outs from talents. Volojoy allows users to book personalized shout-out videos for themselves or their friends and family. The platform offers a variety of talents users can choose from, including actors, models, musicians, and more.
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closed 3/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

ClickStream Corporation, acquired Nifter

synopsis: ClickStream Corp has acquired Rebel Blockchain Inc., developer of Nifter™, a music NFT marketplace that allows artists to create and sell unique music and sound NFTs. NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are a type of digital token made possible through blockchain technology.
buyer: ClickStream Corporation (OTCPK:CLIS:$0.00)
ClickStream is a technology company focused on developing apps and digital platforms that disrupt conventional industries. ClickStream's WinQuik is a free-to-play synchronized mobile app and digital gaming platform that allows users to compete in quiz type games to win real money and prizes. "
target: Nifter
Rebel Blockchain Inc. is the developer of Nifter™, a music NFT marketplace that allows artists to create and sell unique music and sound NFTs. NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are a type of digital token made possible through blockchain technology.
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closed 6/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Fearless Ent, acquired FilmOla

synopsis: Fearless Films, Inc. (Fearless Ent), an independent full-service production company in Canada, has acquired FilmOla, an online marketplace where content is showcased and updated instantly to a trusted global community of viewers. FilmOla offers over 5,000 movies and 1,000 TV series that rotate every month.
buyer: Fearless Ent (OTCPK:FERL:$0.00)
Fearless Films, Inc. (Fearless Ent) is a full-service production company in Canada. Fearless specializes in short film and feature film production in addition to script writing, copywriting, fulfillment and distribution. Their productions include The Great Chameleon, Bag the Wolf, and more. "
target: FilmOla
FilmOla is an online marketplace where content is showcased and updated instantly to a trusted global community of viewers. FilmOla offers over 5,000 movies and 1,000 TV series that rotate every month. Their library of content covers a variety of genres, including action, comedy, drama, and more.
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closed 11/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Generos Media Group, Inc., acquired FishFlix.com

synopsis: Generos Media Group, Inc. has completed their acquisition of all assets pertaining to Fishflix.com. FishFlix.com is one of the most comprehensive websites for Christian Movies. Featuring thousands of high-quality Christian DVDs at everyday low prices.
buyer: Generos Media Group, Inc.
Generos Media Group INC. a group of e-commerce-based businesses that bring family friendly entertainment options to families seeking options void of any violent and graphic content. "
target: FishFlix.com
FishFlix.com is one of the most comprehensive websites for Christian Movies. Featuring thousands of high-quality Christian DVDs at everyday low prices. FishFlix is an online store with a mission to bring The Greatest Christian and Family-Friendly Films in the World at Great Prices.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Paytm, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Paytm, India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform, has acquired TicketNew from Alibaba Pictures, a Chinese film company under the Alibaba Group. TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India.
buyer parent: One97 Communications Ltd.
buyer: Paytm
Paytm is India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform - inspired and driven by a commitment to great consumer experience. Paytm is also a leading payment solutions provider to e-commerce merchants using its RBI approved semi-closed wallet. "
target parent: Alibaba Group
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
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closed 6/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm, Alibaba Pictures Group, has acquired a majority stake in India’s online ticketing platform TicketNew. Founded in 2007, TicketNew is a Chennai-based ticketing website which has presence in over 300 cities in India.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
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closed 1/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

BookMyShow, acquired Masti Tickets, LLC

synopsis: BookMyShow announced that it had acquired Hyderabad-based online ticketing platform MastiTickets. MastiTickets was founded in late 2014 by Ravi Narla. As an online entertainment ticketing platform, it allows users to book tickets for movies through its website, mobile app and mobile site.
buyer parent: Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd
buyer: BookMyShow
BookMyShow is India'’s largest online entertainment ticketing platform that allows users to book tickets for movies, plays, sports and live events through its website, mobile app and mobile site. BookMyShow is now present in over 350 towns and cities across India. "
target: Masti Tickets, LLC
MastiTickets was founded in late 2014 by Ravi Narla. As an online entertainment ticketing platform, it allows users to book tickets for movies through its website, mobile app and mobile site.
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closed 10/20/2015 via New York Times

TriPlay, acquired eMusic

synopsis: Triplay, the next-generation personal cloud company and the developer of MyMusicCloud and MyDigipack, announced its acquisition of eMusic, a leading music discovery and download-to-own destination. This deal makes the combined entity one of the largest, most comprehensive digital music services in the world.
buyer: TriPlay
TriPlay is a mobile life company - the only media delivery platform and services suite for sharing personal digital content across multiple devices. TriPlay's patent protected media delivery platform was built as the first cross-platform integrated messaging system. "
target parent: Media Arc, Inc.
target: eMusic
eMusic is a unique discovery-and-download destination for music enthusiasts. Their catalog includes many familiar and off-the-beaten path releases from both major and independent labels. Members can explore music through an affordable monthly subscription that facilitates new music discovery.
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closed 3/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

eMusic merged with knfb Reading Technology Inc.,

synopsis: Online music service eMusic merged with an e-book distributor K-NFB Reading to form the new company Media Arc Inc. Media Arc will offer a comprehensive source of more than 17 million songs, 40,000 audio books and 600,000 eBooks. eMusic and K-NFB will remain as operating units of the new company.
buyer: knfb Reading Technology Inc.
Media Arc, Inc. designs, develops, and distributes print-to-speech reading machines for the blind. Their products include knfbReader Mobile, a software solution that places the functionality of a reading machine into a cell phone; and kReader Mobile for sighted individuals with reading difficulties."
target parent: JDS Capital Management, Inc.
target: eMusic
eMusic is a unique discovery-and-download destination for music enthusiasts. Their catalog includes many familiar and off-the-beaten path releases from both major and independent labels. Members can explore music through an affordable monthly subscription that facilitates new music discovery.
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announced 2/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

JukeBox Swap will be merged with Spotlight Capital Holdings, Inc.,

synopsis: Spotlight Capital Holdings, Inc. has negotiated a merger deal with a new company named Jukebox Swap. Jukebox makes it convenient for consumers and collectors of music to sell or trade classic and/or hard to find music and even new music on the Jukebox Swap app.
buyer: Spotlight Capital Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:SLCH:$0.00)
Spotlight Capital Holdings, Inc. operates through three divisions: films, music and concerts. The Spotlight Films division is engaged in the production of genre pictures. The Spotlight Music Division is engaged in providing music and videos. "
target: JukeBox Swap
Jukebox has created a platform to sell music from the past between people who have collections of music from all genres. Jukebox makes it convenient for consumers and collectors of music to sell or trade classic and/or hard to find music and even new music on the Jukebox Swap app.
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closed 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Collage merged with ShootProof,

synopsis: Collage.com, a provider of a variety of photo and home products, has merged with ShootProof, a leader in software, purchasing, education, and productivity solutions for professional photographers. With the merger, ShootProof has created Foreground, a family of brands that help photographers and photo consumers create memories that last a lifetime.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software, sales, and business management tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Their platform enables photographers to share and sell their photos commission-free in customizable galleries and apps. "
target: Collage
Collage is a leading provider of a variety of photo and home products, including photo blankets, canvases, phone cases, pillows, and more. Whether it's designing a collage or printing a single image, creating the perfect custom product is fast, easy, and fun.
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closed 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Collage merged with ShootProof,

synopsis: Collage.com, a provider of a variety of photo and home products, has merged with ShootProof, a leader in software, purchasing, education, and productivity solutions for professional photographers. With the merger, ShootProof has created Foreground, a family of brands that help photographers and photo consumers create memories that last a lifetime.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software, sales, and business management tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Their platform enables photographers to share and sell their photos commission-free in customizable galleries and apps. "
target: Collage
Collage is a leading provider of a variety of photo and home products, including photo blankets, canvases, phone cases, pillows, and more. Whether it's designing a collage or printing a single image, creating the perfect custom product is fast, easy, and fun.
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closed 10/29/2019 via BusinessWire

ShootProof, acquired Design Aglow

synopsis: ShootProof, a global provider of online gallery software and related services for professional and semi-professional photographers, has acquired Design Aglow, an e-commerce platform offering custom wholesale print products and sales tools to photographers.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software, sales, and business management tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Its user-friendly platform enables photographers to share and sell their photos commission-free in customizable galleries and apps."
target: Design Aglow
Design Aglow's e-commerce platform offers custom wholesale print products and sales tools to photographers. They are an industry leader for information, education, and tools created for the success of professional photographers.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

ShootProof, acquired Cole's Classroom

synopsis: ShootProof, a leading global provider of online gallery software and related services for professional and semi-professional photographers, announced the acquisition of Cole's Classroom, an online education platform offering creative and entrepreneurial education to photographers around the world.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software and sales tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Founded in 2010, ShootProof serves tens of thousands of photographers in 38 countries, offering 18 different languages for galleries. "
target: Cole's Classroom
Cole's Classroom is an online education platform offering creative and entrepreneurial education to photographers around the world. Over half a million photographers have viewed more than 11 million minutes of online instruction via Cole's Classroom.
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closed 5/30/2019 via BusinessWire

ShootProof, acquired Táve

synopsis: ShootProof, a leading global provider of online gallery software and related services for professional and semi-professional photographers, announced the acquisition of Táve, a SaaS company offering one of the most advanced and customizable platforms for managing creative event-based businesses.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software and sales tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Founded in 2010, ShootProof serves tens of thousands of photographers in 38 countries, offering 18 different languages for galleries. "
target: Táve
Táve is a cloud-based studio management solution that enables businesses to automate workflow with proposals, booking management, invoicing, expense tracking, activity monitoring, online contract signing and more.
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closed 3/30/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Urbanimmersive, acquired TourBuzz

synopsis: Urbanimmersive Inc., the real estate content marketing platform, has completed the acquisition of Tourbuzz, LLC, the leading real estate photographer software solution provider in North America.
buyer: Urbanimmersive
Urbanimmersive is a content marketing platform for real estate professionals. The Corporation connects real estate professionals, photographers and writers in order to simplify and optimize original content production workflow. "
target: TourBuzz
Established in 2008 and based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, TourBuzz LLC is the leading real estate photography software solution. Tourbuzz solutions are used by more than 1500 photographer businesses across the United States and Canada, as well as in Great Britain and Australia.
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closed 11/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Alpine SG, acquired ImageQuix

synopsis: ImageQuix, LLC, the leader in workflow and ecommerce solutions for high volume professional photography studios announced that it has joined Alpine SG, LLC, a group of market leading vertical SaaS companies operated by world-class leaders.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Alpine SG
Alpine SG is a group of leading software companies operated by world-class leadership teams. Alpine SG specializes in partnering with founders in best in class software companies in the middle market. Alpine SG is backed by Alpine Investors, a San Francisco based private equity firm. "
target: ImageQuix
Founded in 1997, ImageQuix has been serving the needs of professional photographers for 21 years, and is the leading provider of end-to-end workflow and ecommerce solutions in the high-volume photography industry.
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closed 3/5/2014 via Company Press Release

Beats Music, acquired Topspin Media

synopsis: Beats Music has acquired Topspin Media. More than 55,000 musicians, comedians, labels, managers and filmmakers use the Topspin Platform to grow their audience, communicate with fans, and sell music, video, merch and ticket bundles.
buyer: Beats Music
Beats Music is a new kind of streaming music service that focuses on providing a personalized music experience for each user through a unique blend of digital innovation and musical passion. "
target: Topspin Media
Founded in June 2007, Topspin is a leading-edge provider of marketing software and services that help artists and their partners build strong businesses and brands.
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announced 9/30/2021 via BusinessWire

Epicor Software Corporation, will acquire CBC Computer Systems

synopsis: Epicor, a global leader of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire CBC Computer Systems and its industry-leading Decor Fusion Point-of-Sale software for Paint and Decorating retailers.
buyer parent: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
buyer: Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor Software Corporation equips hard-working businesses with enterprise solutions that keep the world turning. For nearly 50 years, Epicor customers in the automotive, building supply, distribution, manufacturing, and retail industries have trusted Epicor to help them do business better. "
target: CBC Computer Systems
CBC Computer Systems offers the industry-leading Decor Fusion Point-of-Sale software for Paint and Decorating retailers.
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closed 3/17/2016 via BusinessWire

Fullscreen, Inc., acquired StageBloc

synopsis: Global media company Fullscreen announced the acquisition of StageBloc, a premiere direct-to-fan technology platform. StageBloc is a powerful platform that helps users better understand and connect with their audience and own their digital relationships.
buyer parent: The Chernin Group
buyer: Fullscreen, Inc.
Fullscreen is a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi- platform entertainment experiences. 600 million subscribers generate more than 5 billion video views across Fullscreen's global network each month. "
target: StageBloc
StageBloc is a powerful platform that helps users better understand and connect with their audience and own their digital relationships. StageBloc helps consolidate digital identity into a single place and use the resulting data to gain new insights and make better business decisions.
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closed 5/22/2012 via PR Newswire

Alliance Entertainment Corp, acquired Audiolife

synopsis: Alliance Entertainment, LLC has acquired Audiolife, the music industry's leading direct-to-fan fulfillment company. Alliance Entertainment is the top distributor of home entertainment (audio and video) software in the U.S., the fourth-largest music account, and an accomplished distribution channel for apparel, hardware and accessories.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Alliance Entertainment Corp
Alliance Entertainment offers an extensive product inventory (including CDs, DVDs, videos, video games and related merchandise), e-commerce fulfillment capabilities and innovative technology and support services for today's marketplace, including third party logistics services. "
target: Audiolife
Audiolife is a distribution and manufacturing platform that allows artists to reach their fans through digital and physical products, such as digital downloads, ringtones, CDs, merchandise, downloads, and promotional items.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Rival

synopsis: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., an American ticket sales and distribution company, has acquired Rival, a ticketing startup run by former Ticketmaster CEO, Nathan Hubbard. Rival's powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: Rival
Rival is a technology company, not a traditional ticketing provider. Their powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
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closed 7/11/2017 via Company Press Release

AudienceView, acquired TheaterMania.com

synopsis: AudienceView has acquired TheaterMania, including its OvationTix Software as a Service product as well as the TheaterMania.com and WhatsOnStage media brands. TheaterMania connects the theater industry with a mass consumer audience through comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews and video content, as well as through its ticketing system.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a complete entertainment business solutions provider. Their innovative and engaging software helps deliver exceptional in-venue and online customer experiences. Their self-serve, e-commerce, ticketing and events management portals enable success for events of all sizes or types. "
target: TheaterMania.com
Founded in 1999 to connect the theater industry with a mass consumer audience, TheaterMania features comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews and video content. TheaterMania also provides online marketing programs and ticketing services through its proprietary ticketing system, OvationTix.
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announced 6/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Learfield Communications, Inc., will acquire Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement

synopsis: Leading college sports marketer, Learfield, announces the acquisition of the Spectra’s Ticketing & Fan Engagement division from Comcast Spectacor. Learfield also announced that the company, a leader in providing ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to athletic and entertainment events, will once again be known as Paciolan.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement
Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan) division is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 37 years of experience serving more than 500 live entertainment organizations.
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closed 7/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Tickethour SA

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of sports ticketing provider, the Tickethour Group. Specialising in event, entertainment and sports ticketing technology, Tickethour distributes over 8.5 million tickets per year on behalf of more than 65 clients.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Tickethour SA
Tickethour provides flexible ticketing software. Their technology ensures that every client that they work with gets the solution they need, whatever the event. Their high-quality service and user-friendly ticketing systems put the customer first, making it easy for them to book the seats they want.
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closed 2/6/2013 via Capital IQ

liveBooks, Inc., acquired Fotomoto

synopsis: liveBooks, Inc. announced the acquisition of San Francisco-based Fotomoto. Fotomoto’s social commerce application integrates seamlessly with websites, blogs, social networks and countless platforms, enabling purchase transactions of images and image-based print-on-demand products.
buyer: liveBooks, Inc.
Founded in 2005, liveBooks, Inc. is a photo-rich content management platform focused on sharing and distributing across the web, mobile and print-on-demand channels. "
target: Fotomoto
Fotomoto is an e-commerce system that gives everyone the power to offer print-on-demand for their images on their own site, from independent photographers to graphic designers and illustrators to large enterprises.
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closed 6/19/2012 via PR Web

Photocrati Media, acquired NextGEN Gallery

synopsis: Photocrati Media announced the acquisition of the highly popular NextGEN Gallery WordPress plugin. Developed by Alex Rabe in 2007, the NextGEN gallery plugin is now the dominant image gallery plugin for WordPress. With more than 5 million downloads, NextGEN Gallery is also one of the most popular WordPress plugins of all time.
buyer: Photocrati Media
Photocrati Media is a digital media company that specializes in WordPress themes for photographers, SEO for photographers, and other resources for photographers. Photocrati also runs Best of Wedding Photography an elite, invitation-only association of the best wedding photographers in the world. "
target: NextGEN Gallery
NextGEN Gallery is the most popular photo gallery plugin for WordPress, and one of the most popular WordPress plugins of any kind with over 5 million downloads. It provides a powerful engine for uploading and managing galleries of images, with the ability to batch upload, import meta data, and more.
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closed 11/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Flash Seats, acquired Vertical Alliance

synopsis: Flash Seats™, which revolutionized the secondary resale ticketing marketplace via paperless electronic ticketing technology and integrated relationship marketing tools, has acquired Dallas-based Vertical Alliance, which offers the most advanced primary ticketing solution available.
buyer: Flash Seats
Flash Seats™offers an innovative, cutting-edge solution combining electronic venue access, a branded marketplace for electronic event access rights, and a retail-class behavioral marketing system for the sports and entertainment industries. "
target: Vertical Alliance
Vertical Alliance offers a single integrated ticketing solution that increases venue yield per event while building customer loyalty. Integrate your ticketing (event and parking), merchandising and eCommerce. One platform. One universal database.
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closed 11/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

Eye-Fi, Inc., acquired OkDoThis

synopsis: Eyefi, the makers of cloud-connected mobile SD cards for photographers, has announced the acquisition of OkDoThis. OkDoThis is an app that launched back in the summer of 2014 that was meant to inspire photographers to take creative pictures through challenges.
buyer: Eye-Fi, Inc.
Eyefi makes cloud-connected mobile SD cards for photographers. It creates a unified, organized collection of all your photos and videos to share and enjoy. Original resolution images are instantly backed up and available in the cloud and on any device. "
target: OkDoThis
OkDoThis is an app that launched back in the summer of 2014 that was meant to inspire photographers to take creative pictures through challenges. The challenges on the platform are posted by the community, and could sound something like “look up” or “fill the frame with a circle.”
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closed 1/31/2012 via BusinessWire

Imaging Spectrum Inc., acquired Express Digital Graphics, Inc.

synopsis: Photoreflect LLC, a new company formed by the owners of Imaging Spectrum Inc., has finalized the acquisition of Express Digital Graphics, including its Photoreflect and Labtricity products. ExpressDigital’s PhotoReflect Internet storefronts, and Labtricity lab connectivity solutions are the leaders within the digital photography market.
buyer: Imaging Spectrum Inc.
Established in 1992, Imaging Spectrum was one of the first “all-digital” imaging dealers in the United States. Its products include printers, printer supplies, photo kiosks, passport products, scanners, and much more. "
target: Express Digital Graphics, Inc.
Express Digital Graphics, Inc.’s “photography inspired solutions” empower any-sized photography business to incorporate a profitable workflow. ExpressDigital’s PhotoReflect© Internet storefronts, and Labtricity© lab connectivity solutions are the leaders within the digital photography market.
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closed 12/5/2012 via PR Newswire

Lo-Q, acquired Accesso

synopsis: Lo-Q plc, provider of virtual queuing systems for theme parks and major attractions, announced that it has acquired privately-held accesso, a recognized leader in ticketing technology, e-commerce, mobile apps and payment processing. The transaction creates the premier technology solutions provider in the attractions and leisure industry.
buyer: Lo-Q (AIM:ACSO:$102.51)
Lo-Q is the creator of a virtual queuing system for theme parks, water parks and other leisure attractions that allows users to queue without waiting in line. "
target: Accesso
Based in Central Florida, accesso is recognized as the attractions industry's leading provider of ticketing solutions offering a range of proprietary, fully-hosted ticketing, ecommerce, mobile and payment processing solutions to more than 100 leading venues across North America.
price ($mm)
$22
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$6
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$1
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26.5x
closed 2/27/2020 via Company Press Release

CM Telecom, acquired Global Ticket B.V.

synopsis: Netherlands-based CM.com, the worldwide Conversational Commerce platform, has acquired Global Ticket. Headquartered in Amsterdam, Global Ticket is an international ticketing company and market leader in the field of e-ticket solutions. With the acquisition of Global Ticket, CM.com can provide services to all segments of the ticket market.
buyer: CM Telecom (ENXTAM:CMCOM:$167.32)
Netherlands-based CM is a communication platform with a portfolio of messaging channels, interactive voice solutions, and innovative payment solutions combined on a single platform. CM offers expertise in mobile solutions, Web API, Bulk & Premium SMS, Push Messages, Mobile internet, and more. "
target: Global Ticket B.V.
Global Ticket is a Netherlands based market leader in the field of e-ticket solutions. The company provides a complete online ticketing service for museums, theme parks, and zoos, as well as a user-friendly ticket sales interface that offers ease of use for customers when purchasing tickets.
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closed 10/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Daxko, acquired TennisSource.Net, Inc.

synopsis: Daxko has acquired TennisSource, a provider of tennis facility management software solutions. Coupled with Daxko's existing Club Automation brand, which serves over 200 tennis centers, the company further enhances its offering for tennis clubs in the health and wellness industry.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: Daxko
Daxko delivers technology solutions, payment processing, experienced services, and deep insights to various member-based health and wellness centers—enterprise health clubs, tennis centers, boutique fitness studios, affiliate gyms, campus recreation facilities, integrated wellness centers, and more."
target: TennisSource.Net, Inc.
TennisSource provides software to assist with the day to day management of sports facilities with an emphasis on complexity of tennis. Software components include scheduling software, online program registration software, player management, and a full point of sale application.
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closed 8/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynasty Sports and Entertainment, acquired The Ticket Group

synopsis: Dynasty Sports and Entertainment has acquired The Ticket Group, a yield management and distribution platform focused in the $26B live entertainment ticketing industry, allowing professional sports teams and venues to distribute their tickets to the right people, at the right price, and at the right time.
buyer: Dynasty Sports and Entertainment
Dynasty Sports and Entertainment is the largest technology and services provider dedicated to helping content holders and professional sellers automate the ingestion, pricing, distribution and fulfillment of tickets to live events, empowering them to maximize their revenue. "
target: The Ticket Group
Founded in 2007, The Ticket Group is a yield management and distribution platform focused in the $26B live entertainment ticketing industry, allowing professional sports teams and venues to distribute their tickets to the right people, at the right price, and at the right time.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lightstream, Inc., acquired GameWisp

synopsis: Lightstream, an innovator in live streaming technology, has acquired Gamewisp, a monetisation platform for streamers. Gamewisp provides subscription tools that make it easy for streamers to engage and reward their subscribers. Their platform enable streamers to create up to 6 fully customizable subscription tiers and manage subscription benefits.
buyer: Lightstream, Inc.
Lightstream is a Chicago-based startup built with a true passion for live video production, gaming and supporting the explosive growth of creators and their communities. Its cloud-based technology and products transform difficult technical hurdles into streamlined workflows. "
target: GameWisp
Gamewisp is a monetisation platform for streamers. Gamewisp provides subscription tools that make it easy for streamers to engage and reward their subscribers. Their platform enable streamers to create up to 6 fully customizable subscription tiers and manage subscription benefits.
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