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LANDR, acquired Synchro Arts

synopsis: LANDR Audio, a creative platform for musicians, has acquired Synchro Arts, a UK developer of innovative audio processing software. Synchro Arts enables music producers, engineers and audio post professionals to perform complex editing tasks both quickly and intuitively. Their audio plugins provide solutions for timing and pitch alignment.
buyer: LANDR
LANDR is a creative platform for musicians. LANDR provides millions of independent artists and labels with a single space to learn about, collaborate on, master, release and monetize music online. Their platform provides tools and solutions for every step of the digital music creation process. "
target: Synchro Arts
Synchro Arts is a UK developer of innovative audio processing software. Synchro Arts enables music producers, engineers and audio post professionals to perform complex editing tasks both quickly and intuitively. Their audio plugins provide solutions for timing and pitch alignment.
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closed 10/19/2010 via BusinessWire

ReverbNation, acquired Sound Around

synopsis: ReverbNation, the leading Marketing and Promotion Platform for over 900,000 Musicians, Labels, Managers and Venues, has acquired Sound Around, a North Carolina mobile application development company focused on creating custom mobile applications for Bands and Musicians.
buyer parent: eMinor Inc.
buyer: ReverbNation
ReverbNation is the leading online music marketing platform used by more than 900,000 Artists, Managers, Record Labels, and Venues to grow their reach, influence, and business across the internet. "
target: Sound Around
Sound Around is a platform for bands and music artists to better connect with their fanbase by giving them a way to easily create their own iPhone App.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., purchased Ticketing Commerce Platform, Other Assets from Songkick

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. and Complete Entertainment Resources Group, Inc. and related entities formerly known as Songkick ("CERG") announced that Live Nation has acquired certain assets from CERG, including CERG's ticketing commerce platform, anti-scalping algorithm.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
seller parent: Access Industries
seller: Songkick
The assets of Complete Entertainment Resources Group, Inc. (CERG, Songkick) include CERG's ticketing commerce platform, anti-scalping algorithm, API applications and patent portfolio.
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closed 6/5/2007 via BusinessWire

DG FastChannel, Inc., acquired Pathfire

synopsis: DG FastChannel, Inc. the leading provider of digital media services to the advertising and broadcast industries, has completed its previously announced acquisition of privately-held Pathfire, Inc., for $30 million. DG FastChannel financed the transaction with cash on hand and through borrowings under its existing credit facility.
buyer: DG FastChannel, Inc. (DGIT:$385.72)
DG FastChannel delivers the standard in digital media services to the advertising, broadcast and publishing industries. DG FastChannel’s innovative technology solutions help advertisers and agencies work faster, smarter and more competitively. "
target: Pathfire
Pathfire is a provider of digital content distribution and management solutions for the broadcast, media and entertainment industries, supplying innovative digital solutions, from distribution to air, for broadcasters, news organizations, television networks, Hollywood studios and media companies.
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$28
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$16
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closed 1/9/2007 via BusinessWire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Tivella, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco has completed the acquisition of privately-held, Tivella, Inc. of Half Moon Bay, Calif. Tivella is a leading provider of digital signage software and systems. Cisco sees enormous potential for digital signage to be integrated into its existing enterprise streaming and live video broadcasting platform.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,026.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: Tivella, Inc.
Tivella Inc. excels in providing innovative solutions for the digital signage and enterprise video markets. Supporting a broad range of advanced network protocols and multiple video streaming formats, Tivella's platform achieves the highest image quality.
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closed 5/18/2017 via Forbes

Spotify Ltd, acquired Niland SAS

synopsis: Streaming music powerhouse Spotify has announced yet another acquisition, this time in the machine-learning field. The company revealed on its blog that it has acquired French startup Niland, which describes itself as “a music technology company that provides music search & discovery engines based on deep learning & machine listening algorithms.”
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$9,248.83)
Spotify brings the right music for every moment – on computers, mobiles, tablets, home entertainment systems, cars, gaming consoles and more. Create and listen to playlists for free or subscribe to Premium for on-demand access at the highest audio quality – with zero ads. "
target: Niland SAS
Niland is a music technology company that provides music search & discovery engines based on deep learning & machine listening algorithms. Their music analysis technology is made accessible by an API, empowering catalog owners and music providers to build a new generation of intelligent music apps.
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closed 11/23/2016 via PR Newswire

BrandSpins, acquired Music Dealers

synopsis: MusicDealers.com has been acquired by music media entrepreneur Billy Tuchscher and his Las Vegas company, BrandSpins. MusicDealers.com is the award-winning 'sync music' licensing website juggernaut that provides music for: TV Shows; Major Films; Documentaries; Radio/TV ad campaigns; Video Games; Business Promotions; YouTube and GoPro Videos.
buyer: BrandSpins
BrandSpins is revolutionizing digital music distribution, solving problems for major brands, artists, and consumers. BrandSpins provides turn key, plug and play, 'brand-customized', online digital music stores, to major eCommerce websites. "
target: Music Dealers
Music Dealers is a music agency and B2B music licensing platform whose mission is to help brands, agencies, TV networks, and film & game studios realize the full potential of authentic music to drive value for their business.
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$15
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closed 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

vCreative, acquired Counterpoint Software, Inc.

synopsis: Banyan Software, the parent company of vCreative, acquires Counterpoint Software, a technology platform for audio networks. Counterpoint offers revenue, inventory and affiliate management solutions for radio, sports, satellite, digital and podcast networks and is used by 10,000 radio stations and more than 1,700 media entities.
buyer parent: Banyan Software
buyer: vCreative
vCreative is the nation's leading cloud-based workflow software company providing over 4,400 local radio & television stations and media companies with software solutions that are fast, intuitive, dependable, and support revenue generating opportunities. "
target: Counterpoint Software, Inc.
Counterpoint provides an end-to-end radio network solution. Counterpoint provides the foundation for network operations, from airtime sales including multimedia and non-traditional revenue packaging, through commercial scheduling and log generation, to billing and receivables.
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closed 10/6/2016 via PR Newswire

DTS, Inc., acquired Arctic Palm Technology Inc.

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced the acquisition of Arctic Palm Technology, Inc., a leading radio technology company with a diverse portfolio of broadcast radio solutions and an extensive installed base of customers as DTS continues to expand its broadcast radio technology offerings.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS Inc. is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of simple, personalized, and immersive high-definition audio. "
target: Arctic Palm Technology Inc.
Arctic Palm has been developing software for the broadcasting industry since 1997. Its development team has more than 40 years of experience developing customized media solutions for newspaper, radio and television companies.
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closed 4/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Futuri Media, acquired StreamOn

synopsis: Futuri Media, the media industry leader in interactive technology, has acquired Edmonton, Alberta-based StreamOn, which specializes in serving the radio broadcasting industry with integrated streaming, podcasting and social media technologies.
buyer: Futuri Media
Futuri Media is a global leader in innovative interactive broadcast technology. It develops SaaS-based social and mobile audience engagement technology for broadcasters and publishers. The company's platforms are in use at more than 1000 TV and radio stations and networks in 18 countries. "
target: StreamOn
SteamOn provides broadcasters with tools, technology, and strategies to grow online audiences and generate meaningful revenue on social media. They provide stress-free online streaming solutions, letting broadcasters spend their time doing what they do best: producing good radio.
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closed 8/5/2009 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Radio Automation

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of business management software for Media companies, announced the acquisition of the assets of Google’s radio automation business, including Google Radio Automation, Maestro and SS32 automation products.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of business management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations—from proposal to order, scheduling to billing and aging. "
target parent: Google Inc.
target: Radio Automation
Radio Automation is the industry’s most modern radio automation system, ensuring that stations are on the air and sounding great every minute of every day. With Automation for Radio, stations can easily and reliably ingest, manage and broadcast audio content.
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closed 7/18/2016 via PR Newswire

BandLab, acquired Composr

synopsis: BandLab, the first global, cloud-based platform for iOS, Android and the web where users can create, collaborate and share their music, announced that it has acquired Composr, a European-based iOS and web music-making service.
buyer parent: JamHub
buyer: BandLab
BandLab is a free, all-in-one (iOS, Android and web), cloud-based social platform that simplifies the process of making music. Its global community of musicians and fans work to create and collaborate on music, which can be shared across the global community. "
target: Composr
Composr is an iOS and web-based music collaboration app that’s all about recording music socially and collaborating with musicians all around the world.
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closed 5/1/2013 via BusinessWire

LaunchEquity Partners, LLC, acquired MakeMusic, Inc.

synopsis: LEAP Acquisition Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LaunchEquity Acquisition Partners, LLC announced the successful completion of LEAP’s tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of MakeMusic. MakeMusic, Inc. is a world leader in music technology.
buyer: LaunchEquity Partners, LLC
LaunchEquity Partners LLC is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage investments. The firm invests in both public and private markets. LaunchEquity Partners LLC was founded in 2005. "
target: MakeMusic, Inc. (MMUS:$17.74)
MakeMusic®, Inc. is a world leader in music technology. Finale® has been the industry standard in music notation software. MakeMusic is also the creator of SmartMusic® interactive software that is transforming the way students practice.
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cancelled 7/16/2012 via BusinessWire

LaunchEquity Partners, LLC, cancelled an acquisition of MakeMusic, Inc.

synopsis: LaunchEquity Partners has cancelled the deal with MakeMusic, Inc. MakeMusic is a world leader in music technology whose mission is to develop and market solutions that transform how music is composed, taught, learned and performed.
buyer: LaunchEquity Partners, LLC
LaunchEquity Partners, LLC is an investment company. "
target: MakeMusic, Inc. (MMUS:$17.74)
MakeMusic®, Inc. is a world leader in music technology whose mission is to develop and market solutions that transform how music is composed, taught, learned and performed. Finale® has been the industry standard in music notation software, enabling composers, arrangers, musicians, and others.
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closed 12/30/2011 via BusinessWire

MakeMusic, Inc., acquired Garritan Corporation

synopsis: MakeMusic, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Garritan Corporation, the world’s leading provider of virtual software instruments. Under the terms of the agreement, Garritan, the world’s leading provider of software musical instruments, is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of MakeMusic.
buyer: MakeMusic, Inc. (MMUS:$17.74)
MakeMusic, Inc. develops and markets proprietary music technology solutions under the Finale and SmartMusic brands. The company’s products provide alternatives to traditional practice, education, and composition techniques. "
target: Garritan Corporation
Garritan Corporation is the world’s leading provider of software musical instruments. Used in conjunction with music-writing software such as Finale, Garritan software libraries provide sounds so realistic they can be indistinguishable from a live performance.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$1
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$0
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closed 11/28/2011 via BusinessWire

MakeMusic, Inc., acquired Recordare LLC

synopsis: MakeMusic, Inc., a developer and marketer of proprietary music technology solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of selected assets of Recordare®LLC, the Internet music publishing and software company. Recordare was founded in an effort to further popularize the use of digital sheet music.
buyer: MakeMusic, Inc. (MMUS:$17.74)
MakeMusic, Inc. develops and markets proprietary music technology solutions under the Finale and SmartMusic brands. The company’s products provide alternatives to traditional practice, education, and composition techniques. "
target: Recordare LLC
Recordare was founded in an effort to further popularize the use of digital sheet music. The company's MusicXML format provides a standard that allows musicians to share and use music notation in ways that were never before possible.
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closed 10/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Patron Technology, acquired Marcato

synopsis: Patron Technology, an industry-leading live event technology company, announced today it has acquired Marcato, a global provider of event logistics software. Marcato specializes in the creation and development of web-based management solutions designed to maximize efficiency in the live event industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology provides integrated, industry-leading technology that enables live event organizers to create deeper and more profitable relationships with their ticket buyers, fans, & supporters. Event organizers use these products for CRM, ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, & data management."
target: Marcato
Marcato is an innovative Canadian company that specializes in the creation and development of web-based management solutions designed to maximize efficiency in the live event industry.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Triton Digital Media, acquired Omny Studio

synopsis: Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced the acquisition of Omny Studio, the creators of the world’s most advanced podcast and on-demand audio publishing platform.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a global technology and services leader to the audio streaming and podcast industry. They provide innovative technology that enables broadcasters, podcasters, and online music services build their audience, maximize their revenue, and streamline their operations. "
target: Omny Studio
Omny Studio is an all-in-one on-demand audio management solution that helps content creators grow their audience, reduce production costs and monetize. Their software-as-a-service enables radio stations and podcasters to focus on publishing high-quality content for listeners.
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closed 10/5/2015 via PR Newswire

Wheatstone Corporation, acquired Audion Labs

synopsis: Wheatstone Corporation, designs and manufactures professional broadcast audio equipment, announced its acquisition of Audion Labs and with it, VoxPro digital audio editor. Audion's Voxpro is a staple in radio studios as one of the few broadcast-specific digital voice editors designed to record and edit calls on the fly for on-air broadcast.
buyer: Wheatstone Corporation
Wheatstone manufactures broadcast audio products, from digital consoles, control surfaces and Audioarts mixers to fully integrated audio over IP (AoIP) and TDM routing systems as well as spectral audio processing for on air and over the internet. "
target: Audion Labs
Audion Laboratories' VoxPro is a staple in radio studios as one of the few broadcast-specific digital voice editors designed to record and quickly edit phone calls on the fly for on-air broadcast. VoxPro is a digital audio editing software with an optional, professional grade Control Panel surface.
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closed 8/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Krekeltronics, acquired Audiofile

synopsis: Krekeltronics, a producer of application software, firmware, and hardware integration for product designers, inventors, and entrepreneurs, has acquired Audiofile, a technology company that builds tools to power the world's musicians. Audiofile is one of the most experienced audio systems developers for macOS and iOS.
buyer: Krekeltronics
Krekeltronics produces application software, firmware, and hardware integration for product designers, inventors, and entrepreneurs. Their simple mission is to contribute all profits to organizations that promote sustainability and improve lives through skills mentoring, arts, and education. "
target: Audiofile
Audiofile is a technology company that builds tools to power the world's musicians. They are among the most experienced audio systems developers for macOS and iOS. They also work with music industry household names to assist with the design of hardware, firmware, software and systems integration.
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Web

LANDR, acquired Synchro Arts

synopsis: LANDR Audio, a creative platform for musicians, has acquired Synchro Arts, a UK developer of innovative audio processing software. Synchro Arts enables music producers, engineers and audio post professionals to perform complex editing tasks both quickly and intuitively. Their audio plugins provide solutions for timing and pitch alignment.
buyer: LANDR
LANDR is a creative platform for musicians. LANDR provides millions of independent artists and labels with a single space to learn about, collaborate on, master, release and monetize music online. Their platform provides tools and solutions for every step of the digital music creation process. "
target: Synchro Arts
Synchro Arts is a UK developer of innovative audio processing software. Synchro Arts enables music producers, engineers and audio post professionals to perform complex editing tasks both quickly and intuitively. Their audio plugins provide solutions for timing and pitch alignment.
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Web

LANDR, acquired Synchro Arts

synopsis: LANDR Audio, a creative platform for musicians, has acquired Synchro Arts, a UK developer of innovative audio processing software. Synchro Arts enables music producers, engineers and audio post professionals to perform complex editing tasks both quickly and intuitively. Their audio plugins provide solutions for timing and pitch alignment.
buyer: LANDR
LANDR is a creative platform for musicians. LANDR provides millions of independent artists and labels with a single space to learn about, collaborate on, master, release and monetize music online. Their platform provides tools and solutions for every step of the digital music creation process. "
target: Synchro Arts
Synchro Arts is a UK developer of innovative audio processing software. Synchro Arts enables music producers, engineers and audio post professionals to perform complex editing tasks both quickly and intuitively. Their audio plugins provide solutions for timing and pitch alignment.
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closed 2/10/2021 via PR Web

LANDR, acquired Audiu

synopsis: LANDR Audio, a creative platform for musicians, has acquired Audiu, a UK-based artist development platform for musicians and producers. Audiu provides a community where creators can learn, network and grow. Their platform enables users to connect with each other and industry professionals for detailed project feedback and advice on their music.
buyer: LANDR
LANDR is a creative platform for musicians. LANDR provides millions of independent artists and labels with a single space to learn about, collaborate on, master, release and monetize music online. Their platform provides tools and solutions for every step of the digital music creation process. "
target: Audiu
Audiu is a UK-based artist development platform for musicians and producers. Audiu provides a music community where creators can learn, network and grow. Their platform enables users to connect with each other and industry professionals for detailed project feedback and advice on their music.
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closed 7/18/2016 via PR Newswire

BandLab, acquired Composr

synopsis: BandLab, the first global, cloud-based platform for iOS, Android and the web where users can create, collaborate and share their music, announced that it has acquired Composr, a European-based iOS and web music-making service.
buyer parent: JamHub
buyer: BandLab
BandLab is a free, all-in-one (iOS, Android and web), cloud-based social platform that simplifies the process of making music. Its global community of musicians and fans work to create and collaborate on music, which can be shared across the global community. "
target: Composr
Composr is an iOS and web-based music collaboration app that’s all about recording music socially and collaborating with musicians all around the world.
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closed 10/28/2015 via Company Press Release

ROLI, acquired Blend.io, Inc.

synopsis: ROLI, maker of hardware and software for music creation, has acquired Blend, a platform that makes music creation social. Blend is dedicated to unlocking the social potential of the web to make it easier for people to collaborate and share.
buyer: ROLI
ROLI is a design-led music technology company based in Dalston, London. ROLI makes hardware and software products designed to increase the bandwidth of interaction between people and technology. "
target: Blend.io, Inc.
Blend.io is a social platform that helps music producers share music projects in source format, perfect for remixing, collaborating, learning from, and gathering feedback from others in the global community. Music fans can discover original new music and participate in the creative process.
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closed 11/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, acquired Soundtrap AB

synopsis: Spotify has acquired Soundtrap, a cloud-based digital audio workstation. Soundtrap, which launched in 2015 after a few years of beta testing, offers users an online music studio and the ability to collaborate with others in real time.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$9,248.83)
Spotify brings the right music for every moment – on computers, mobiles, tablets, home entertainment systems, cars, gaming consoles and more. Create and listen to playlists for free or subscribe to Premium for on-demand access at the highest audio quality – with zero ads. "
target: Soundtrap AB
Soundtrap democratizes and empowers high-quality collaborative music-making for the many people. Soundtrap Studio was launched as the world's first web-based, cross-platform, collaborative music recording studio.
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closed 11/28/2011 via BusinessWire

MakeMusic, Inc., acquired Recordare LLC

synopsis: MakeMusic, Inc., a developer and marketer of proprietary music technology solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of selected assets of Recordare®LLC, the Internet music publishing and software company. Recordare was founded in an effort to further popularize the use of digital sheet music.
buyer: MakeMusic, Inc. (MMUS:$17.74)
MakeMusic, Inc. develops and markets proprietary music technology solutions under the Finale and SmartMusic brands. The company’s products provide alternatives to traditional practice, education, and composition techniques. "
target: Recordare LLC
Recordare was founded in an effort to further popularize the use of digital sheet music. The company's MusicXML format provides a standard that allows musicians to share and use music notation in ways that were never before possible.
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closed 10/19/2010 via BusinessWire

ReverbNation, acquired Sound Around

synopsis: ReverbNation, the leading Marketing and Promotion Platform for over 900,000 Musicians, Labels, Managers and Venues, has acquired Sound Around, a North Carolina mobile application development company focused on creating custom mobile applications for Bands and Musicians.
buyer parent: eMinor Inc.
buyer: ReverbNation
ReverbNation is the leading online music marketing platform used by more than 900,000 Artists, Managers, Record Labels, and Venues to grow their reach, influence, and business across the internet. "
target: Sound Around
Sound Around is a platform for bands and music artists to better connect with their fanbase by giving them a way to easily create their own iPhone App.
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announced 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

TakeLessons, will acquire Chromatik

synopsis: TakeLessons, the leading online community for lifelong learning, announces they have entered into an agreement to acquire Chromatik, a leader in digital sheet music and music education.
buyer: TakeLessons
TakeLessons is the trusted online marketplace for finding qualified and vetted instructors. At TakeLessons, students can follow their dreams and fuel personal growth by connecting with the perfect instructor in areas ranging from music, dance and acting to foreign languages, math and photography. "
target: Chromatik
Long Beach-based Chromatik, founded in 2010, develops digital sheet music and apps for music education.
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closed 11/23/2016 via PR Newswire

BrandSpins, acquired Music Dealers

synopsis: MusicDealers.com has been acquired by music media entrepreneur Billy Tuchscher and his Las Vegas company, BrandSpins. MusicDealers.com is the award-winning 'sync music' licensing website juggernaut that provides music for: TV Shows; Major Films; Documentaries; Radio/TV ad campaigns; Video Games; Business Promotions; YouTube and GoPro Videos.
buyer: BrandSpins
BrandSpins is revolutionizing digital music distribution, solving problems for major brands, artists, and consumers. BrandSpins provides turn key, plug and play, 'brand-customized', online digital music stores, to major eCommerce websites. "
target: Music Dealers
Music Dealers is a music agency and B2B music licensing platform whose mission is to help brands, agencies, TV networks, and film & game studios realize the full potential of authentic music to drive value for their business.
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closed 2/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ultimate Guitar USA LLC, acquired Crescendo

synopsis: CREATE-X at Georgia Tech, an entrepreneurship incubator designed to nurture the confidence and expertise that graduates need to run their own businesses, has announced its first exit. Crescendo, an AI-powered interactive music trainer that facilitates focused practice and immediate feedback for musicians, has been acquired by Ultimate Guitar.
buyer: Ultimate Guitar USA LLC
With 10 million registered users and over 20 million unique active users a month, Ultimate Guitar is the largest community of guitar enthusiasts in the world. It provides guitar tabs and chords to nearly 1 million songs along with lessons, articles and information about all things rock and roll. "
target parent: CREATE-X at Georgia Tech
target: Crescendo
Crescendo is an AI-powered interactive music trainer that facilitates focused practice and immediate feedback for musicians. Crescendo’s music assessment engine uses both monophonic and polyphonic pitch detection to analyze harmonic frequencies from the notes musicians play.
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announced 10/10/2005 via BusinessWire

Yeahronimo Media Ventures, Inc., will acquire Lyzia BV

synopsis: Yeahronimo Media Ventures Inc., an integrated media content and service provider, announced it has signed a binding Letter of Intent for the acquisition of Lyzia BV, one of the major download services. Both companies expect to reach a final agreement within a few weeks.
buyer: Yeahronimo Media Ventures, Inc.
Commodore International Corporation is a designer, creator and full-service provider of digital media products, content and services. The company sells a complete line of portable digital media products and provides legal music and media downloads with multi-channel distribution. "
target: Lyzia BV
Lyzia is a Dutch based company focusing on DRM Solutions for the entertainment sector, providing the market with content and technical solutions thereby servicing the customer for the complete value chain.
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closed 3/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Made in Memphis Entertainment LLC, acquired Beatroot Music Ltd

synopsis: Made in Memphis Entertainment, a music studio, record label and publishing platform, has acquired UK-based Beatroot Music. Beatroot is an online music platform which enables record labels and publishers to pull together their music catalog, audio files and rights data into one place and share these with clients, streaming services and music stores.
buyer: Made in Memphis Entertainment LLC
Made in Memphis Entertainment is a music studio, record label and publishing platform. They offer an environment that includes several well-appointed production suites for songwriters to work and receive mentorship from world renowned professionals. "
target: Beatroot Music Ltd
Based in the UK, Beatroot Music operates an online music platform which enables record labels and publishers to pull together their music catalog, audio files, album artwork, metadata and rights data into one place and share these with clients, streaming services and music stores.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PE Hub

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Shift Media Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has completed a majority recapitalization of and growth equity investment in Shift Media Holdings, Inc. (SHIFT), a leading provider of cloud-based media collaboration and digital asset management solutions.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Shift Media Holdings, Inc.
SHIFT’s SaaS platform helps media and entertainment companies production houses securely create, share and collaborate on creative work at all stages of the content production lifecycle, embed visible and forensic watermarking into video and safely screen sensitive pre-release content.
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QBNK Holding AB
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SeaChange International
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