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announced 12/2/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Glimpse Group, will acquire Sector 5 Digital

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a diversified Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") platform company providing enterprise-focused VR and AR software and services solutions, will acquire Sector 5 Digital ("S5D"), a leading immersive technology company. S5D combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$4.18)
The Glimpse Group is a diversified Virtual and Augmented Reality platform company, comprised of multiple VR and AR software & services companies, and designed with the specific purpose of cultivating companies in the emerging VR/AR industry. "
target: Sector 5 Digital
Sector 5 Digital (S5D) is an award-winning, enterprise focused, immersive technology company that combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies for industry leading organizations. It helps companies transform their brands by creating innovative digital content.
price ($mm)
$8.00
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$3
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closed 5/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions, acquired BRANDSHARE

synopsis: Advantage Solutions has acquired Brandshare, a leading provider of omnichannel brand experiences through product sampling and digital engagement, from private equity investors Aperion Management, Leeds Novamark Capital and Ocean Avenue Capital Partners.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies. "
target parent: LNC Partners
target: BRANDSHARE
Brandshare creates omnichannel brand experiences to accelerate purchase conversion. Through curated subscription boxes, loyalty programs and e-commerce sampling with digital connectivity, they engage millions of consumers monthly.
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closed 5/11/2022 via Company Press Release

Livingbridge, acquired Imagesound plc

synopsis: ECI Partners announces that it has completed the sale of Imagesound to Livingbridge. Imagesound is a tech-enabled digital media service company with over 65,000 music zones. It operates two brands across a global footprint, operating in 160 countries.
buyer: Livingbridge
Based in London, Livingbridge is a mid-market private equity firm with offices in the UK, the US and Australia, investing in fast growing companies valued up to £300m. The team has backed growing companies for more than 20 years and achieved success with over 160 investments. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: Imagesound plc
Imagesound is a tech-enabled digital media service company with over 65,000 music zones. It operates two brands across a global footprint, operating in 160 countries. Imagesound provides in-store audio and visual solutions to a large number of blue-chip retail and leisure customers.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Votigo, Inc., acquired Promotion Activators

synopsis: Votigo, Inc., a social media marketing & promotions company, has acquired Promotion Activators Management, LLC, a sweepstakes management company. Promotion Activators administers sweepstakes, games and contests for companies of all sizes. They provide services for promotion concept evaluation, official rules development, legal services, and more.
buyer parent: Plank Ventures
buyer: Votigo, Inc.
Votigo is a leading social media marketing & promotions company with a SaaS platform and full-service solutions. Votigo's technology platform allows brands, agencies, and enterprises to acquire, engage, and manage their customers. "
target: Promotion Activators
Promotion Activators is a sweepstakes management company. Promotion Activators administers sweepstakes, games and contests for companies of all sizes. They provide services for promotion concept evaluation, official rules development, legal services, state registrations, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.65
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closed 4/1/2022 via BNC Analysis

Be Group, acquired Synapsy S.r.l.

synopsis: Be, a management consultancy in Italy, has acquired a 51% stake in Synapsy S.r.L., an integrated events and communication agency in Italy. Synapsy organizes events that enables brands and people to interact with each other and create spectacular stories. They provide services for event production, brand design, social media, and more.
buyer: Be Group (BIT:BET:$247.17)
Be Group, listed on the STAR segment of Borsa Italiana, is a management consultancy and transformational digital engagement solutions firm in Italy. The Company provides Business Consulting, Information Technology and Digital Engagement services. "
target: Synapsy S.r.l.
Synapsy is an integrated events and communication agency in Italy. Synapsy organizes events that enables brands and people to interact with each other and create spectacular stories. They provide services for event production, brand design, social media, creative strategy, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.91*
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closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen GmbH, acquired MSM.digital

synopsis: BPE, a German investment company, has acquired a majority stake in MSM.digital, a digital agency in Germany. MSM.digital helps businesses to grow their brands, reach their target audiences, and drive more sales. They offer services for PR, social media, experiential marketing, influencer marketing, content creation, and more.
buyer: BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen GmbH
BPE is a German investment company that specializes in management buy-outs and management buy-ins. BPE is focused on supporting medium-sized businesses. The company aims to help create new medium-sized businesses and turn managers into entrepreneurs. "
target: MSM.digital
MSM.digital is a digital agency in Germany. MSM.digital helps businesses to grow their brands, reach their target audiences, and drive more sales. They offer services for PR, social media, experiential marketing, influencer marketing, content creation, and more.
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announced 3/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Tait, will acquire Thinkwell Group, Inc.

synopsis: TAIT, the global group of creative engineers, fabricators, producers, and technologists for live entertainment environments, will acquire Thinkwell Group, a global strategy, experience design, and production agency specializing in the master planning, design, and production of world-class guest experiences for theme parks, museums and brands.
buyer: Tait
TAIT creates moments that move people. For over 40 years, they've been creating ground-breaking live entertainment experiences by finding and nurturing the best talent and technology in the industry. Their diverse roster of clients include Taylor Swift, Cirque du Soleil, Nike, and NASA. "
target: Thinkwell Group, Inc.
Thinkwell Group is a global experience design and production agency with studios and offices in Los Angeles, Montréal, and Abu Dhabi. For 20 years, the multi-disciplinary team has created compelling experiences for a wide range of clients and brands around the world.
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closed 1/6/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired InStore Audio Network

synopsis: Stingray Group Inc., a leading music, media, and technology company, announced that it has acquired InStore Audio Network, the largest in-store audio advertising network in the United States, reaching 100 million shoppers each week in over 16,000 grocery retailers and pharmacies across the US.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, more than 100 radio stations, 4K UHD television channels, and more. "
target: InStore Audio Network
InStore Audio Network is the largest in-store audio advertising provider in the United States and delivers commercial audio messages to shoppers in over 16,000 grocery, drug, and convenience stores.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Half Dome, acquired Consumedia

synopsis: Half Dome, an independent digital agency in Australia, has acquired Consumedia, a leading media and sales agency in Australia. Consumedia delivers key advertising, media, marketing and activation solutions to help businesses improve their bottom line. They offer services for media planning & buying, brand activation, and brand strategy.
buyer: Half Dome
Half Dome is an independent digital agency in Australia. Half Dome combines marketing and technology to deliver compellingly simple business solutions for their partners. They provide services for digital marketing strategies, paid media, SEO, social media, and more. "
target: Consumedia
Consumedia is a leading media and sales agency in Australia. Consumedia delivers key advertising, media, marketing and activation solutions to help businesses improve their bottom line. They offer services for media planning & buying, brand activation & integration, and brand strategy.
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announced 6/23/2021 via PR Newswire

HH Global, will acquire Adare International

synopsis: HH Global, a global outsourced marketing execution provider, will acquire Adare International from Endless LLP, a private equity firm in the UK. Adare is a British marketing company that helps brands connect with their customers. They provide services for shopper marketing, event management, digital, direct marketing, print management, and more.
buyer: HH Global
Founded in 1991, HH Global is a global outsourced marketing execution provider. They develop innovative solutions that drive down the cost of their clients’ physical marketing procurement and content development, while improving quality, sustainability, and speed to market. "
target parent: Endless LLP
target: Adare International
Adare International is a British marketing company. Adare helps brands connect with their customers, creatively and effectively, in a multi-channel world. They provide services for creative, shopper marketing, event management, digital, direct marketing, print management, and more.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Gozoop, acquired Stratton Communications

synopsis: The Gozoop Group, an independent marketing company in India, has acquired Stratton Communications, a marketing agency in India that specializes in brand building, communications, and digital marketing. Stratton helps businesses to expand by connecting them to the right target group. They offer services for PR, social media, events, and more.
buyer: Gozoop
Gozoop is an independent marketing company in India that offers professional consultation and management services across multiple areas of online marketing. Gozoop specializes in crafting integrated solutions designed to helps brands and businesses win in the new world. "
target: Stratton Communications
Stratton Communications is a marketing agency in India that specializes in brand building, communications, and digital marketing. Stratton helps businesses to expand in various ways by connecting them to the right target group. They offer services for PR, social media, events, and more.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Allied Global Marketing, acquired Honey+Buzz

synopsis: Allied Global Marketing, a full-service integrated marketing agency, has acquired Honey+Buzz, a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, SEO and more.
buyer: Allied Global Marketing
Allied Global Marketing is a full-service integrated marketing agency. Allied creates campaigns that drive conversion for some of the world’s biggest brands in film, TV, sports, gaming, live entertainment, cultural institutions, hospitality, and consumer brands. "
target: Honey+Buzz
Honey+Buzz is a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates remarkable experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, influencer partnerships, SEO and more.
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closed 3/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Frank PR, acquired Frank PR

synopsis: Frank, a creative agency that helps brands lead, drive and own conversations, has completed a management buyout from Enero Group, taking back 100% ownership of the UK PR firm. The deal sees Frank co-founder and chairman Graham Goodkind and MD Alex Grier acquire the remaining 75% held by Enero.
buyer: Frank PR
The management buyout was led by Frank co-founder and chairman Graham Goodkind and MD Alex Grier. "
target parent: Enero Group Limited
target: Frank PR
Frank is a creative agency that helps brands lead, drive and own conversations. They specialize in consumer PR, social media and online PR, events, experiential, content marketing, brand communication, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.16*
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

inurface media LTD, acquired EventsTag and We Are Interact

synopsis: Inurace, an end-to-end digital signage solutions provider that has worked with some of the best-known retail brands, has acquired We Are Interact and EventsTag. We Are Interact brings with it a specially developed software platform and experience of a number of large-scale events. EventsTag specializes in creating event content for brands.
buyer: inurface media LTD
inurface Media, launched in 2012, is an end-to-end digital signage solutions provider who has worked with New Look, Boots and Dr. Martens, among others. inurface media work in close collaboration with some of the world’s biggest brands to capture and retain audience attention. "
target parent: Mercia Asset Management PLC
target: EventsTag and We Are Interact
Based in the UK, EventsTag specializes in creating topical, entertaining and engaging event content for brands and integrating it with social media platforms for maximum reach. We Are Interact are disrupting the attractions industry by building a platform of digital interactions for physical spaces.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Wire Media Limited merged with John Doe,

synopsis: Wire has merged with John Doe, a UK-based creative agency. Wire is a creative marketing and PR agency in the UK. Wire helps their clients to achieve their business goals, improve brand awareness, and drive exceptional engagement. They offer PR, experiential, digital marketing, and design services.
buyer: John Doe
John Doe is a UK-based creative agency. John Doe builds brands recognised for who they are and why they matter. They help brands to communicate their reason for being across channels and across the country. Their services include PR, advertising, digital, content, and experiential. "
target: Wire Media Limited
Wire is a creative marketing and PR agency in the UK. Wire helps their clients to achieve their business goals, improve brand awareness, and drive exceptional engagement. They offer PR, experiential, digital marketing, and design services.
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announced 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

One Experience, will acquire Livestory

synopsis: One Experience, a private venue broker, approved the acquisition of the company Livestory, a communications company with over 20 years of experience that specializes in phygital, or physical and digital, communication.
buyer: One Experience (ENXTPA:MLOEX:$1.06)
One Experience, based in France, is a company that specializes in offering customers private venues where they can hold meetings, business conferences, parties, team building exercises, and the like. Each of the venues that One Experience offers is personalized for its guests. "
target parent: Manifestory
target: Livestory
Livestory, based in France, has spent over 20 years working in communications for all sorts of different clients. Specializing in phygital communications, the Livestory team has spent more than half their lives working with customers, who are treated like family.
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closed 12/15/2020 via Company Press Release

REVELxp, acquired Colonnade Group Inc

synopsis: Teall Capital, a Winston-Salem, NC and Atlanta, GA based private equity firm, announced the formation of REVELxp, a gameday experience company. As part of the launch, Teall acquired Colonnade Group, a Birmingham-based company that engineers exceptional experiences to elevate every fan’s game day. Colonnade will become part of REVELxp.
buyer parent: Teall Capital
buyer: REVELxp
REVELxp works closely with university partners, as well as professional leagues, teams and properties to re-imagine gameday and non-gameday experiences. REVELxp redefines game day experiences and takes care of premium hospitality needs from start to finish. "
target: Colonnade Group Inc
Colonnade Group is a Birmingham-based company that engineers exceptional experiences to elevate every fan’s game day. The company was founded in 1991 by Robbie Robertson to fill a gap in event management expertise by providing comprehensive logistical solutions.
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closed 12/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sid Lee, acquired Denizen

synopsis: Sid Lee, a creative agency based in Canada, has acquired Denizen, a social media creative agency that aims to make the social web a better place for brands and users. Denizen creates social campaign that helps their clients to expand their brand's social presence. Their services include creative development, production, experiential and more.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Sid Lee
Sid Lee is a leading creative agency based in Canada. Sid Lee creates transformative consumer experiences for brands across all contact points. They offer offer commercial creativity services in the fields of branding, digital and social marketing, advertising, experiential, and more. "
target: Denizen
Denizen is a social media creative agency that aims to make the social web a better place for brands and users. Denizen creates social campaign that helps their clients to expand their brand's social presence. Their services include creative development, production, experiential and more.
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closed 11/18/2020 via PR Newswire

A.P. Keaton, acquired PASK Productions

synopsis: A.P. Keaton, an award-winning full-service marketing agency, has acquired PASK Productions, a diversified marketing agency. PASK Productions specializes in planning and managing large and small experiential projects. The agency focuses on brand enhancement utilizing conceptual design, media tactics, event marketing and production management.
buyer: A.P. Keaton
A.P. Keaton is a New York-based full-service boutique marketing agency that works with top brands in a variety of categories, including alcoholic beverages, hospitality, lifestyle, cannabis and more. Their clients include Diageo, Pernod-Ricard, Bacardi, Moet Hennessy, AB InBev, Rolex and many more. "
target: PASK Productions
PASK Productions is a diversified marketing agency. PASK Productions specializes in planning and managing large and small experiential projects. The agency focuses on brand enhancement utilizing conceptual design, media tactics, event marketing and production management.
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closed 11/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afry Group, acquired Lexter

synopsis: Lexter is acquired by Efterklang - part of the AFRY Group. Lexter is a Stockholm-based internationally leading and award-winning agency in sound architecture, audio branding, sound content and conceptual sound design. Lexter will its name to Efterklang, part of AFRY.
buyer: Afry Group (OM:AF B:$2,276.20)
AFRY is an international engineering, design and advisory company. They support their clients to progress in sustainability and digitalisation. They are 17,000 devoted experts within the fields of infrastructure, industry and energy. "
target: Lexter
Lexter is a Stockholm-based internationally leading and award-winning agency in sound architecture, audio branding, sound content and conceptual sound design. They design innovative sound experiences and environments for public and digital spaces.
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announced 12/2/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Glimpse Group, will acquire Sector 5 Digital

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a diversified Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") platform company providing enterprise-focused VR and AR software and services solutions, will acquire Sector 5 Digital ("S5D"), a leading immersive technology company. S5D combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$4.18)
The Glimpse Group is a diversified Virtual and Augmented Reality platform company, comprised of multiple VR and AR software & services companies, and designed with the specific purpose of cultivating companies in the emerging VR/AR industry. "
target: Sector 5 Digital
Sector 5 Digital (S5D) is an award-winning, enterprise focused, immersive technology company that combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies for industry leading organizations. It helps companies transform their brands by creating innovative digital content.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/2/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Glimpse Group, will acquire Sector 5 Digital

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a diversified Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") platform company providing enterprise-focused VR and AR software and services solutions, will acquire Sector 5 Digital ("S5D"), a leading immersive technology company. S5D combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$4.18)
The Glimpse Group is a diversified Virtual and Augmented Reality platform company, comprised of multiple VR and AR software & services companies, and designed with the specific purpose of cultivating companies in the emerging VR/AR industry. "
target: Sector 5 Digital
Sector 5 Digital (S5D) is an award-winning, enterprise focused, immersive technology company that combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies for industry leading organizations. It helps companies transform their brands by creating innovative digital content.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

The Glimpse Group, acquired XR Terra

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, a diversified VR and AR platform company, has acquired the assets of XR Terra, a Boston based company. XR Terra was founded in response to the growing need for a structured, outcome-focused training program to educate aspiring XR (VR, AR) professionals including software developers, 3D artists and executives.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$4.18)
The Glimpse Group is a diversified Virtual and Augmented Reality platform company, comprised of multiple VR and AR software & services companies, and designed with the specific purpose of cultivating companies in the emerging VR/AR industry. "
target: XR Terra
XR Terra was founded in 2019 in response to the growing need for a structured, outcome-focused training program to educate aspiring XR (VR, AR) professionals including software developers, 3D artists and executives.
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closed 5/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

The Glimpse Group, purchased VR/AR Assets from iKnow.io, Inc.

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (“VR” and “AR”) platform company comprised of multiple VR and AR software & services start-ups, announced that it has acquired the VR/AR assets of iKnow.io, Inc. The VR/AR assets of iKnow.io, Inc. are an immersive data analysis and visualization platform.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$4.18)
The Glimpse Group, Inc. is a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups. The Glimpse Group funds, cultivates, and manages business operations while providing a strong network of professional relationships. "
seller: iKnow.io, Inc.
The VR/AR assets of iKnow.io, Inc. are an immersive data analysis and visualization platform. iKnow.io's VR/AR assets can be used to intuitively explore data, detect patterns, trends, problems and opportunities.
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closed 3/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

The Glimpse Group, acquired Early Adopter, LLC

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups, has acquired Early Adopter, LLC, a boutique interactive agency that creates award-winning websites and branding strategies for companies in the fine art, education, and healthcare services sectors.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$4.18)
The Glimpse Group, Inc. is a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups. The Glimpse Group funds, cultivates, and manages business operations while providing a strong network of professional relationships. "
target: Early Adopter, LLC
Founded in 2008, Early Adopter, LLC is a boutique interactive agency that creates award-winning websites and branding strategies for companies in the fine art, education, and healthcare services sectors. Early Adopter also creates augmented reality projects for the education sector.
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closed 1/10/2017 via Market Wire

The Glimpse Group, acquired Kreatar, LLC.

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups, announced that it has acquired the assets of Kreatar, a developer of an AR presentation design platform that transforms how users create and engage with presentations, and formed Kreatar, LLC.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$4.18)
The Glimpse Group, Inc. is a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups. "
target: Kreatar, LLC.
Kreatar is a developer of an AR presentation design platform that transforms how users create and engage with presentations led by its founder, Liron Lerman.
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closed 1/4/2017 via Market Wire

The Glimpse Group, acquired LocateAR, LLC

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc. ("Glimpse"), a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups, announced that it has acquired the assets of LocateAR, an AR geolocation platform development company and formed LocateAR, LLC.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$4.18)
The Glimpse Group, Inc. is a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups. "
target: LocateAR, LLC
LocateAR is an AR geolocation platform development company and formed LocateAR, LLC. Founded by Liron Lerman, LocateAR's platform will enable businesses to rapidly develop and deploy targeted and specialized location-based AR experiences for their customers.
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closed 12/20/2016 via Market Wire

The Glimpse Group, acquired KabaQ

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc. a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups, announced that it has acquired the assets of KabaQ, a developer of consumer-centric AR solutions, and formed KabaQ 3D Food Technologies, LLC ("KabaQ") to target the food, restaurant and hospitality markets.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$4.18)
The Glimpse Group, Inc. is a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups. "
target: KabaQ
KabaQ, led by founder Alper Guler, is developing an AR application that greatly enhances the food selection and ordering process in restaurants and home delivery services by enabling users to see photo-realistic 3D virtual food items directly on their tables.
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closed 12/14/2016 via Market Wire

The Glimpse Group, acquired Crafty Games

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups, announced that it has acquired the assets of Crafty Games, LLC, an indie game development company.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$4.18)
The Glimpse Group, Inc. is a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups. They are based in New York. "
target: Crafty Games
Crafty Games, LLC is an indie game development company. Crafty Games was founded in 2005 but its roots date back to 2002, with the release of the award-winning Spycraft RPG (now referred to as Classic Spycraft).
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announced 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Attachmate Group will be merged with Micro Focus International Limited,

synopsis: The Attachmate Group, a privately-held software holding company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Micro Focus, a company that provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications.
buyer: Micro Focus International Limited (LSE:MCRO:$2,899.90)
Micro Focus provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications. Micro Focus Enterprise Application Modernization, Testing and Management software enables customers' business applications to respond rapidly to market changes."
target: Attachmate Group
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, The Attachmate Group is a privately-held software holding company, comprising distinct IT brands dedicated to the long-term success of their customers. Their principal holdings include Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE.
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$1,184 [$2,354]
rev ($mm)
$958
EBITDA ($mm)
$173
EV / rev
2.5x
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13.6x
closed 6/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital, Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, acquired Attachmate Corporation

synopsis: An investment group led by Golden Gate Capital, Francisco Partners and Thoma Cressey Equity Partners today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Attachmate Corp., of Bellevue, Wash.
buyer: Thoma Cressey Equity Partners
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Francisco Partners
Thoma Bravo is one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in the United States. Thoma Bravo and its predecessor firms have been providing equity and strategic and operating support to promising businesses and their management teams for more than 25 years. "
target: Attachmate Corporation
Attachmate enables IT organizations to extend mission critical services and assures they are managed, secure and compliant. Attachmate's leading solutions include host connectivity, systems and security management, and PC lifecycle management.
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Imagesound plc

Promotion Activators

Synapsy S.r.l.

MSM.digital

Thinkwell Group, Inc.

InStore Audio Network

Consumedia

Adare International

Stratton Communications

Honey+Buzz

Frank PR

EventsTag and We Are Interact

Wire Media Limited

Livestory

Colonnade Group Inc

Denizen

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Ticker: SZSE:300058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus is one of the most recognized communications services groups originating in China. They provide a wide spectrum of marketing and brand management services across disciplines of Strategy, Digital, Advertising, Media, Social, PR, Design, Branding, CRM, Data, E-Commerce and Mobile solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,361.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$120.72
EBIT ($mm)
$102.91
Net Income ($mm)
$75.66
Employees
5445
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Ticker: SZSE:300071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Group, a Chinese A-shares listed public company, is one of the biggest digital IMC groups in China. With a clear strategy of "Big Data, Big Content", Spearhead keeps on expanding its specialty and strengthening its competency through 5 main business units.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Ticker: PUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public Systeme Hopscotch
Public Systeme Hopscotch
Public Systeme Hopscotch is a communications consultant group, and the French leader in public relations, event, digital and social web, in France and around the globe.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$183.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.24
EBIT ($mm)
$2.13
Net Income ($mm)
$0.14
Employees
462
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Ticker: ENXTPA:HOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch is a Paris-based communication consulting group that creates sustainable relationships between audiences and brands. Hopscotch specializes in PR, event marketing, and digital marketing. Hopscotch helps brands manage their reputation, engage their audiences, and generate more sales.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$164.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$3.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.30
Employees
313
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Ticker: SGX:5HJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cityneon Holdings Limited
Cityneon, a Singapore-based company, specializes in crafting quality customer and brand experiences in the fields of Intellectual Property Rights, Interior Architecture, Events, Exhibitions and Theme Parks, working with governments, businesses, brands and organisations worldwide.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$74.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.54
EBIT ($mm)
$8.12
Net Income ($mm)
$7.13
Employees
264
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Ticker: CNSX:IP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imagination Park Entertainment Inc.
Imagination Park Entertainment Inc.
Imagination Park Entertainment Inc. is an emerging digital content production company, working with talented filmmakers around the world to bring conventional as well as virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality content to life.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.30
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: K:RLTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ReelTime
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.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:CREX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Creative Realities, LLC
Creative Realities, LLC
Creative Realities, founded in 1998 with headquarters in New York, is a well-known and trusted marketing technology company providing solutions to enhance the 21st century shopping experience. The Company provides a suite of tools and services for retailers, venue operators and their brand partners.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$18.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.03)
Net Income ($mm)
$1.09
Employees
75
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Ticker: WSE:IMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Media Services S.A.
Internet Media Services S.A. (IMS) is a leader in providing specialized Sensory Marketing services in Poland. Having over 10 years of experience of working with media and modern technologies, IMS uses techniques which allow for creating appropriate mood and influencing the Customer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.83
EBIT ($mm)
$2.89
Net Income ($mm)
$2.37
Employees
0
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Ticker: OM:STAR B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Starbreeze AB
Starbreeze AB
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$29.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.75)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
604
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Ticker: TSXV:YDX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YDX Innovation Corp.
YDX Innovation Corp.
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1.58
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.61)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:BTOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Recall Studios
Recall Studios
Recall Studios is a next generation media company. With decades of experience developing immersive narratives across multiple platforms, Recall Studios specializes in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Non-Linear Storytelling.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.85)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.15
Employees
0
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Ticker: JP:3635
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Koei Tecmo Holdings Co., Ltd.
Koei Tecmo Holdings Co., Ltd.
Koei Tecmo Holdings Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, distribution, and sale of game software for personal computers and home video game systems. It also offers software for online game and mobile phone, as well as game software-related products.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$369.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.31
EBIT ($mm)
$6.86
Net Income ($mm)
$27.87
Employees
1548
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Ticker: WSE:TEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ten Square Games
Ten Square Games
Ten Square Games is a Polish mobile game developer. Ten Square Games focuses on delivering F2P games for all major global platforms with a special focus on simulation hobby games. Their games simulate fishing and hunting. They also develop match3, puzzle, farming, and battle games.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$172.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$50.20
EBIT ($mm)
$50.11
Net Income ($mm)
$44.31
Employees
147
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Ticker: NGM:BUBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bublar Group AB
Bublar Group AB
Bublar Group AB is the Nordic region's largest gaming studio and enterprise solutions company within Augmented Reality (AR) Virtual Reality (VR) technology. The game development is run by the subsidiary Virtual Brains AB and enterprise solutions by the subsidiary Vobling AB.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13.93
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
296
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Ticker: VRAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Glimpse Group
The Glimpse Group
The Glimpse Group, Inc. is a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups. The Glimpse Group funds, cultivates, and manages business operations while providing a strong network of professional relationships.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.47)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
65
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Ticker: OTCPK:AHIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aluf Holdings, Inc.
Aluf Holdings, Inc.
Aluf Holdings, Inc. is a holding company engaged in acquiring, operating and managing subsidiary companies in the development and sale of proprietary software. Their goal is to strategically acquire profitable businesses with strong growth potential in the software and technology industries.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: OTCPK:GOPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gopher Protocol Inc.
Gopher Protocol Inc.
Gopher Protocol Inc. is a development-stage company which considers itself a Native IoT creator, developing Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence enabled mobile technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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