Like Gotocustomer Services

announced 7/24/2006 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Group Inc., will acquire Gotocustomer Services

synopsis: Omnicom Group Inc. the leading global advertising and marketing services group, has entered into an agreement to acquire, through its Diversified Agency Services group, a majority ownership interest in Gotocustomer Services India.
buyer: Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC:$13,962.10)
Omnicom Group Inc. is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services. "
target: Gotocustomer Services
Gotocustomer is a leading provider of field and retail marketing services to both national and multinational clients across India. The company offers specialized services in the areas of field marketing, retail marketing and promotional events.
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closed 9/22/2011 via BNC Analysis

St. Ives plc, acquired Pragma Consulting Ltd.

synopsis: Marketing services and print group St. Ives Plc has acquired Twickenham-based retail and consumer consultancy Pragma Consulting Ltd. The company provides marketing strategy and market research services to its clients.
buyer: St. Ives plc (GB:SIV:$186.01)
St. Ives provides marketing services, printed products and display solutions to publishing, retail and commercial markets throughout the UK. Its focus is on delivering high quality products to customers who have a need for service, complex solutions and added value services. "
target: Pragma Consulting Ltd.
Pragma Consulting Ltd. is a leading consultancy specialising in retail and consumer markets. The company provides marketing strategy and market research services to its clients.
price ($mm)
$5.17
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$4
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$1
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10.0x
closed 6/15/2006 via

Pitney Bowes Inc., acquired PMH Caramanning

synopsis: Pitney Bowes Inc. today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Advertising Audit Service (AAS) and PMH Caramanning. PMH Caramanning designs and manages customer and channel performance solutions.
buyer: Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI:$3,489.74)
Pitney Bowes is a $5.7 billion global provider of integrated mailstream management solutions headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. The company serves over 2 million businesses of all sizes in more than 130 countries through dealer and direct operations. "
target: PMH Caramanning
PMH Caramanning offers turnkey loyalty, incentive and certification solutions, including program strategy, web-based administration as well as collateral and reward fulfillment.
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closed 8/31/2011 via BusinessWire

Dotomi, Inc merged with ValueClick, Inc.,

synopsis: ValueClick announced that it has closed its acquisition of Dotomi, the leading provider of data-driven, intelligent display media for major retailers. Dotomi has developed strategic, direct relationships with over 100 retail brands.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest digital marketing companies. Through a unique combination of data, technology and services, it increases brand awareness and drives customer acquisition at scale for the world’s largest advertisers. "
target: Dotomi, Inc
Dotomi, Inc. is the leading provider of data-driven, intelligent display media for major retailers. Dotomi creates and delivers display advertising where the ad creatives and media placements are dynamically adapted in real time at the user and impression level.
price ($mm)
$278
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$50
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5.6x
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closed 3/9/2007 via BusinessWire

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, acquired Retail Forward

synopsis: TNS, a world leader in market information, announces the acquisition of Retail Forward, Inc., in the United States. The addition of Retail Forward to the newly established TNS global practice, TNS Retail and Shopper Insights, will provide significant added momentum to the rapid expansion of TNS’s successful retail and shopper research business.
buyer: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
Taylor Nelson Sofres plc is a market information group. The world’s largest provider of custom research and analysis, a leader in political and social polling, a major supplier of consumer panel, media intelligence and Internet, TV and radio audience measurement services. "
target: Retail Forward
Retail Forward, Inc. is a global management consulting firm specializing in strategies and insight to help retailers and their suppliers grow sales and profits. The company's syndicated research and executive development program is known as the Retail Forward Intelligence System™.
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closed 4/12/2002 via

synopsis: Aegis Communications Group, Inc. today announced the sale of the business and assets of Elrick & Lavidge, its marketing research division, to a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Taylor Nelson Sofres plc. The business will become part of the TNS Intersearch family. United Kingdom based Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, is one of the world's leading marketing
buyer parent: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
buyer: TNS Intersearch
Taylor Nelson Sofres is the fourth largest information company and the 2nd largest custom research company in the world. It has more than 200 offices in 50 countries throughout North and Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. "
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closed 11/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

Navis Capital Partners, purchased Field Marketing & Retail Agencies Division from Photon Group Ltd.

synopsis: Malaysia based private equity fund Navis Capital has acquired Australia firm Photon Group's Field Marketing & Retail Agencies division. Photon Group is a specialist marketing and communications services company offering a broad spectrum of marketing services including advertising, public relations, graphic design, digital printing, etc.
buyer: Navis Capital Partners
Navis Capital Partners was founded in 1998 in order to make private equity investments in growth-oriented buyouts in South and Southeast Asia. The firm contributes both capital and management expertise to a limited number of well-positioned companies. "
seller: Photon Group Ltd. (ASX:EGG:$142.47)
Photon Group Limited is a specialist marketing and communications services company offering a broad spectrum of marketing services through operations based in Australia and with a presence in 15 countries.
price ($mm)
$157
rev ($mm)
$119
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
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1.3x
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7.2x
announced 12/8/2010 via Market Wire

KBM Group, will acquire Marketing Direct, Inc.

synopsis: KBM Group, the global leader in knowledge-based marketing solutions, has agreed to acquire Marketing Direct, Inc. (MDI), the leading provider of agency services to the healthcare industry. MDI is an integrated marketing services company with expertise in strategy, design and execution of marketing campaigns.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: KBM Group
KBM Group is the global leader in knowledge-based marketing solutions. Expert in both digital and traditional direct marketing, KBM Group helps companies manage, analyze and optimize marketing data to engage more effectively with their customers and prospects. "
target: Marketing Direct, Inc.
Marketing Direct, Inc. provides direct and interactive marketing services primarily to the healthcare industry, but also in the retail and financial services as well.
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closed 4/30/2010 via Capital IQ

e-Dialog, Inc., acquired MBS insight

synopsis: e-Dialog, a GSI Commerce division, announced it has acquired MBS, an established database marketing solutions provider, from World Marketing Inc. MBS offers a unique mix of knowledge-based marketing services and solutions that help marketers innovate, advance, and automate their marketing efforts for greater return on their investment.
buyer parent: GSI Commerce Solutions, Inc.
buyer: e-Dialog, Inc.
GSI Commerce® is a leading provider of services that enable e-commerce, multichannel retailing and interactive marketing. GSI delivers customized e-commerce solutions through an e-commerce platform, which is comprised of technology, fulfillment and customer care. "
target parent: World Marketing Inc.
target: MBS insight
MBS offers a range of outsourced direct marketing services, including: strategic services for goal setting, measurement, and meaningful data identification and patterning; analytical solutions that help clients optimize marketing program response and revenue and efficiency.
price ($mm)[EV]
$17 [$19]
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
6.3x
closed 12/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Mediawhiz, acquired Monetizeit

synopsis: MediaWhiz, a rapidly growing provider of performance-based online marketing services, has acquired Atlanta-based Online Media Promotions, LLC, which is known in the industry as Monetizeit. This acquisition expands MediaWhiz’s online marketing services platform to give it deep expertise in a number of lead generation vertical markets.
buyer parent: Lake Capital
buyer: Mediawhiz
MediaWhiz provides media planning and buying services, search engine optimization, lead generation, and affiliate marketing services. The company's Coregistrations.com network of Web sites generate leads by inducing consumers to opt-in to receive marketing messages in exchange for free offers. "
target: Monetizeit
Online Media Promotions LLC., was formed to bring together proven marketing and management talent to provide the highest paying and most efficient advertising program on the internet. Monetizeit.net was created by OMP to bring talent and expertise together to benefit merchants and affiliates alike.
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closed 3/17/2011 via Company Description

Bungee Banner, Inc., acquired Storeimage Programs, Inc.

synopsis: Bungee Banner has acquired the intellectual property of Storeimage of Brantford, Ontario. Storeimage has become North America’s Leading retail solutions provider.
buyer: Bungee Banner, Inc.
Bungee Banner is a leader in digital printing and carpentry in the Ottawa/Gatineau area. Since 2001, their team of professionals has gained high-tech proficiency in digital imaging enabling them to design new manufacturing methods which are now patented in Canada and the United States. "
target: Storeimage Programs, Inc.
Storeimage Programs, Inc. provides retail solutions in North America. It offers strategic design, project management, single source production, and logistics and warehousing management services.
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closed 6/25/2009 via PR Newswire

Reward Media Group, acquired City Rewards Network

synopsis: City Rewards Network, a national internet advertising company specializing in internet coupon ads for retail businesses, has been acquired by Reward Media Group. Reward Media Group takes localized Internet concepts and replicates them through a licensing model around the country.
buyer: Reward Media Group
Reward Media Group takes localized Internet concepts and replicates them through a licensing model around the country. All of our concepts and license models are concepts that we either started internally or that we purchased through acquisition transactions. "
target: City Rewards Network
City Rewards Network is a national internet advertising company specializing in internet coupon ads for retail businesses.
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closed 9/22/2016 via BusinessWire

StellaService Inc., acquired ICC/Decision Services

synopsis: StellaService, the leader in helping companies grow through better customer service, announced the acquisition of ICC/Decision Services, a leader in successful in-store customer experience management programs including mystery shopping, customer intercepts and customer satisfaction surveys. This extends StellaService into in-store environments.
buyer: StellaService Inc.
StellaService helps companies grow through better service across their stores, contact centers and ecommerce fulfillment. Through a combination of software and proprietary data and insights, StellaService helps companies improve their operational and front-line team performance. "
target: ICC/Decision Services
ICC/Decision Services offers more than 37 years of hands-on experience designing and executing highly successful in-store customer experience management programs, including mystery shopping, customer intercepts and customer satisfaction surveys.
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closed 9/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Market Force Information, Inc., acquired Retail Eyes Limited

synopsis: Market Force Information, the world’s leading customer intelligence solutions company, has acquired UK-based Retail Eyes, Europe’s premier customer experience and mystery shopping provider. Retail Eyes works with over 100 of the UK and Europe’s leading retailers, restaurants and hospitality providers.
buyer: Market Force Information, Inc.
Market Force Information, Inc. is the leading global customer intelligence solutions company for multi-location businesses including major retailers, restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, financial institutions, entertainment studios and consumer packaged goods companies. "
target: Retail Eyes Limited
Retail Eyes Limited is the leading provider of customer experience improvement programs in the UK and Europe. The company provides best in class mystery shopping, customer satisfaction surveys, retail audit and in-store point of sale compliance methodologies.
price ($mm)
$13
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$15
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0.9x
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closed 8/16/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Automatic Data Processing, Inc., acquired The Cobalt Group

synopsis: Automatic Data Processing, Inc., announced early that ADP has completed its acquisition of Cobalt for approximately $400 million, in cash. Cobalt is North America's leading provider of digital marketing solutions to the automotive industry.
buyer: Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP:$15,367.00)
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ("ADP"), is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging 60 years of experience, ADP offers the widest range of HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. "
target: The Cobalt Group
Cobalt is the leading provider of digital marketing solutions to the automotive industry. Cobalt's mission is to help automobile dealers and manufacturers increase their retailing effectiveness and profitability through cutting-edge digital marketing platforms, solutions and advertising.
price ($mm)
$403
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closed 5/17/2010 via PR Newswire

Beyond Commerce, Inc., acquired AdJuice, Inc.

synopsis: Beyond Commerce, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of the online media and marketing company, AdJuice, Inc. AdJuice, Inc. is a leading online Advertising Network and Lead Generation company with over 22 million registered users, 700 affiliates and 350 retail clients in six major industries.
buyer: Beyond Commerce, Inc. (OTCPK:BYOC:$5.83)
Beyond Commerce, Inc. provides products, services, and solutions such as, i-SUPPLY. i-SUPPLY offers fully customizable E-commerce services and revenue solutions for any Web site and hosts local ads, providing extensive reach for our proprietary advertising partner network platform. "
target: AdJuice, Inc.
AdJuice is an action-advertising network that combines both original and exclusively sourced campaigns, premier payouts and unrivaled accountability. The company is managed by a veteran executive team with over 12-years of experience in Lead Generation, eCommerce and Affiliate Marketing.
price ($mm)[EV]
$0.48 [$2.76]
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$1
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3.4x
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closed 6/6/2005 via PR Newswire

The First American Corporation, acquired Bar None, Inc.

synopsis: The First American Corporation, the nation's largest data provider, today announced it has acquired Bar None, Inc., a leading provider of credit-based lead generation, processing and tracking services.
buyer: The First American Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
The First American Corporation, a FORTUNE 500(R) company that traces its history to 1889, is America's largest provider of business information. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products. "
target: Bar None, Inc.
Bar None is a leading automotive financial corporation that assists people in financing their next automobile. We've been helping people from coast to coast qualify for auto loans who have had difficulty obtaining financing from other sources.
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closed 7/27/2011 via BNC Analysis

SoMo Technologies, Inc., acquired GottaGo Text

synopsis: W Technologies, Inc.'s subsidiary, SoMo Technologies has acquired the assets of GottaGoText. It is a Las Vegas, Nevada based company that provides a variety of effective social media and mobile marketing advertising services including SMS text message local advertising programs for retail businesses.
buyer: SoMo Technologies, Inc.
SoMo Technologies is the primary operating subsidiary of W Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded digital media company. SoMo Technologies represents the powerful combination of Social Media and Mobile Marketing technologies. "
target: GottaGo Text
GottaGo Text is a SMS text message advertising, mobile and social media marketing company. It provides a variety of effective social media and mobile marketing advertising services including SMS text message local advertising programs for retail businesses.
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closed 7/27/2011 via BNC Analysis

SoMo Technologies, Inc., acquired Hot Deals Network

synopsis: W Technologies, Inc.'s subsidiary, SoMo Technologies has acquired the assets of Hot Deals Network. It is a Las Vegas, Nevada based company that provides a variety of effective social media and mobile marketing advertising services including SMS text message local advertising programs for retail businesses.
buyer: SoMo Technologies, Inc.
SoMo Technologies is the primary operating subsidiary of W Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded digital media company. SoMo Technologies represents the powerful combination of Social Media and Mobile Marketing technologies. "
target: Hot Deals Network
Hot Deals Network is a SMS text message advertising, mobile and social media marketing company. It provides a variety of effective social media and mobile marketing advertising services including SMS text message local advertising programs for retail businesses.
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closed 6/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

Vendio Services, Inc., acquired SingleFeed

synopsis: Vendio Services Inc., a multi-channel e-commerce solution for small-to-medium sized businesses has acquired SingleFeed a comparison shopping engine feed management and analytics company.
buyer parent: Alibaba.com Corporation
buyer: Vendio Services, Inc.
Vendio Services, Inc. helps small- to medium-sized merchants (SMM's) succeed by offering them an integrated solution to manage their sales seamlessly and cost-effectively across multiple online sales channels including their online store, Amazon.com, eBay, Google, Shopzilla, and more. "
target: SingleFeed
SingleFeed helps online merchants succeed on more than 18 shopping engines by automatically delivering optimized data feeds to the highest quality shopping engines like Become, Google Product Search, Pricegrabber, and NexTag.
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announced 7/24/2006 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Group Inc., will acquire Gotocustomer Services

synopsis: Omnicom Group Inc. the leading global advertising and marketing services group, has entered into an agreement to acquire, through its Diversified Agency Services group, a majority ownership interest in Gotocustomer Services India.
buyer: Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC:$13,962.10)
Omnicom Group Inc. is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services. "
target: Gotocustomer Services
Gotocustomer is a leading provider of field and retail marketing services to both national and multinational clients across India. The company offers specialized services in the areas of field marketing, retail marketing and promotional events.
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closed 10/6/2021 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Media Group, acquired Jump 450 Media

synopsis: Omnicom Media Group (OMG), the media services division of Omnicom Group, has acquired Jump 450 Media, a full-service, performance-based digital marketing agency. Jump 450 helps brands acquire customers profitably through digital media. They provide services for social media, paid search, SEO, email marketing, branded content, and more.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Omnicom Media Group
Omnicom Media Group is the media services division of Omnicom Group Inc., the leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom Media Group includes the full service media networks OMD Worldwide and PHD Network, leading global data and analytics company, Annalect. "
target: Jump 450 Media
Jump 450 is a full-service, performance-based digital marketing agency. Jump 450 helps brands acquire customers profitably through digital media. They provide services for social media, paid search, SEO, email marketing, conversion rate optimization, branded content, and more.
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announced 9/20/2021 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Group Inc., will acquire Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH

synopsis: Omnicom Group Inc., a leading global marketing and corporate communications company, will acquire Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH (OSK), a public relations (PR) and communication agency in Germany. OSK offers services for PR, social media, content marketing, paid media, influencer communication and more.
buyer: Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC:$13,962.10)
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and more. "
target: Oliver Schrott Kommunikation GmbH
Oliver Schrott Kommunikation (OSK) is a public relations (PR) and communication agency in Germany. OSK develops successful commu­ni­ca­tion programs that extend beyond the scope of classic PR. They offer services for PR, social media, content marketing, paid media, influencer communication and more.
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announced 4/19/2021 via PR Newswire

Credera, will acquire Areteans Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Credera, a consulting firm focused on strategy, transformation, data and technology, announced it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Areteans, a leading global services and solutions company, to extend its depth in digital transformation, digital marketing and ecommerce capabilities.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Credera
Credera is a consulting firm focused on strategy, transformation, data and technology. Part of Omnicom Precision Marketing Group, Credera has more than 800 consultants across the globe that partner together with clients to create tangible business results. "
target: Areteans Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Areteans is a global services and solutions company focused on Pegasystems Technologies that excels in enabling businesses to evolve and transform digitally. Areteans is headquartered in Hyderabad, India, with offices in London, Sydney, Kolkata, Bangalore, Auckland, and Singapore.
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closed 6/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hearts & Science LLC, acquired MAX & Partners Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Omnicom Media Group's Hearts & Science has acquired Melbourne media agency Max & Partners. MAX & Partners provides media strategy and media solutions to help businesses achieve success. They provide excellent communication strategy, using digital and traditional media for the best result.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Hearts & Science LLC
Hearts & Science is a marketing agency using data to help brands build individual relationships with consumers at scale. Hearts & Science was founded with a special focus on data analytics and a foundation of heart. "
target: MAX & Partners Pty Ltd.
MAX & Partners provides media strategy and media solutions to help businesses achieve success. They provide excellent communication strategy, using digital and traditional media for the best result. They help businesses find the best content opportunity and best commercial model possible.
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closed 3/6/2019 via PR Newswire

The Wasatch Group, acquired MarketStar Corporation

synopsis: The Wasatch Group, a multi-billion dollar entrepreneurial company operating a diversified portfolio on a national level has announced it has acquired MarketStar, a leader in outsourced sales acceleration services through business-to-business direct and indirect sales programs.
buyer: The Wasatch Group
Wasatch Group is a multi-billion dollar entrepreneurial company that operates a diversified portfolio on a national level, including significant and successful investments in real estate development, construction, property management, consumer, business-to-business, and guaranty capital companies. "
target parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
target: MarketStar Corporation
MarketStar accelerates sales from lead to recurring revenue with business-to-business direct and indirect sales programs. Through a blend of voice, digital, and field engagements, they have launched, sold and supported thousands of products and services for companies across the globe.
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announced 8/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

Omnicom Media Group, will purchase Performance Marketing Business from UDG United Digital Group GmbH

synopsis: Omnicom Media Group, the media services division of Omnicom Group Inc., will acquire UDG United Digital Group's performance marketing business (M&PM). The M&PM business of UDG United Digital Group is a performance marketing provider in Germany. They offer SEO, SEA, Affiliate Marketing, Social Media Advertising and Digital Analytics.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Omnicom Media Group
Omnicom Media Group is the media services division of Omnicom Group Inc., the leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom Media Group includes the full service media networks OMD Worldwide and PHD Network, leading global data and analytics company, Annalect. "
seller: UDG United Digital Group GmbH
The M&PM business of UDG United Digital Group is a performance marketing provider in Germany. They offer SEO, SEA, Affiliate Marketing, Social Media Advertising and Digital Analytics. UDG United Digital Group is a leading digital marketing agency in Germany.
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closed 8/15/2018 via PR Newswire

Clemenger BBDO, acquired Levo Digital

synopsis: Clemenger BBDO, part of Omnicom Group Inc., has purchased a majority stake in Levo Digital, a leading Australian marketing services and technology business. Levo delivers transformation by empowering businesses with marketing technology and tools that connect consumers with the things they want and need, when and where they need them.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Clemenger BBDO
Clemenger BBDO is a creative powerhouse and advertising company. The thing they care about most is creativity. Or as they call it, "The Work". They believe The Work is the only true measure of an agency. All of their efforts are devoted to creating work that is unique, powerful and convincing. "
target: Levo Digital
Levo is a leading specialist digital transformation and delivery consultancy. Their team working across verticals including experience and product design, ecommerce, CMS, CRM, mobile and custom application development empower organisations to better connect and communicate with their audiences.
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closed 8/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Omnicom Group Inc., acquired Credera

synopsis: Omnicom has acquired Credera, a small management and technology consulting firm with offices in Denver, Dallas and Houston. Credera works with Fortune 500 companies including Southwest Airlines and Chili's to build consumer tech platforms, integrate marketing tech systems and consult on organizing and managing staff who work on those tools.
buyer: Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC:$13,962.10)
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and more. "
target: Credera
Credera is a full-service management and technology consulting firm with clients ranging from Fortune 1,000 companies to emerging industry leaders. Clients hire Credera to own their toughest problems; they retain Credera because Credera keeps its promises.
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announced 3/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Health Group, will acquire Elsevier Japan KK

synopsis: Omnicom Health Group will acquire the Pharma Communications business in Japan of Elsevier. Elsevier Japan KK is a leading healthcare communications business in Japan for 38 years, with a reputation for quality delivery of medical content for promotional materials and educational programs directed at doctors and patients.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Omnicom Health Group (OMC:$15,164.30)
Omnicom Health Group is a global collective of communications companies. It provides marketing services to the health and life-science industries through a combination of specialized agencies, customized client solutions, and collaborations with other Omnicom network agencies. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: Elsevier Japan KK
Elsevier Japan KK is a leading healthcare communications business in Japan for 38 years, with a reputation for quality delivery of medical content for promotional materials and educational programs directed at doctors and patients.
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closed 9/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Omnicom Media Group, acquired Verve Search

synopsis: Omnicom Media Group, the media services division of Omnicom Group Inc., has acquired Verve Search, an award-winning International SEO and Content Marketing Agency based in South West London.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Omnicom Media Group
Omnicom Media Group is the media services division of Omnicom Group Inc., the leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company, providing services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries. "
target: Verve Search
Verve Search is an award-winning International SEO and Content Marketing Agency based in South West London. Their aim is to generate traffic that also drives business.
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closed 7/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Clemenger Group Limited, acquired Perceptive Research

synopsis: The Clemenger Group New Zealand has announced a majority investment in market leading research/customer intelligence company, Perceptive Group. Founded in 2005 as a full-service market research company, Perceptive has evolved into a "customer intelligence" agency with a hybrid mix of talent and technology.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Clemenger Group Limited
Clemenger Group Limited is a group of companies involved in advertising and marketing communications throughout Australia and New Zealand. They operate across the marketing services spectrum with specialist companies offering clients best-of-category expertise in various disciplines. "
target: Perceptive Research
Perceptive Research is a full-service market research company. They service the market research and customer experience needs of over 300 clients across New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong and Japan. They are the research partner of choice for some of Australasia's most successful organisations.
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announced 2/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Porter Novelli, will acquire Cone Communications

synopsis: Cone Communications (Cone), a public relations and marketing agency specializing in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and consumer brand communications, is excited to announce that it will become a Porter Novelli company. Porter Novelli is a global public relations agency built on a rich heritage of marketing for social good.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Porter Novelli
A global public relations leader, Porter Novelli was founded in 1972. The company's practice offerings include: Brand Marketing, Corporate Affairs, Food and Nutrition, Health Care, Public Affairs, Technology, Energy and Environment, Social Marketing and U.S. Hispanic. "
target: Cone Communications
Cone Communications is a public relations and marketing agency known for igniting brands with high-impact strategies and programs based in deep insights, unique subject matter expertise and innovation.
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closed 10/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

TBWA\DURBAN, acquired Sugar The Agency

synopsis: TBWA\Durban has acquired Sugar The Agency, a smaller Durban, South Africa operation that has positioned itself as a significant player in the digital space over the past six years. The team and its portfolio of clients have moved to TBWA\Durban’s offices.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: TBWA\DURBAN
TBWA\Durban is part of a collaborative group of market-leading marketing communication specialists with a pan-African footprint. It is part of TBWA Worldwide, a top ten ranked global advertising network. "
target: Sugar The Agency
Sugar The Agency was a through the line ad agency that dealt in print, radio and TV, but soon became specialised in Digital Marketing, winning over sought after national and multi - national clients. It is based in Durban, South Africa.
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closed 6/9/2016 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Health Group, acquired BioPharm Communications, LLC

synopsis: Southfield Capital, a leading lower middle market private equity firm, announced that it has completed the sale of BioPharm Communications to Omnicom Health Group. BioPharm is a leading communications agency that specializes in proprietary, multichannel marketing programs to physicians and healthcare practitioners for pharmaceutical clients.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Omnicom Health Group (OMC:$15,164.30)
Omnicom Health Group is a global collective of communications companies. It provides marketing services to the health and life-science industries through a combination of specialized agencies, customized client solutions, and collaborations with other Omnicom network agencies. "
target parent: Southfield Capital Advisors
target: BioPharm Communications, LLC
Founded in New Hope, Pennsylvania in 2005, BioPharm Communications helps brand teams at pharmaceutical and biotech companies execute customized marketing campaigns through a comprehensive portfolio of proprietary program offerings.
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closed 1/7/2016 via PR Newswire

BBDO, acquired Wednesday

synopsis: BBDO Worldwide, a division of Omnicom Group, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Wednesday Agency Group, a leading creative agency focused on fashion and luxury lifestyle brands. Wednesday delivers fully integrated campaigns, content strategy, digital design and branding and production for some of the world's best recognized brands.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: BBDO
BBDO is the world’s most awarded agency. With 15,000 employees in 289 offices, across 81 countries it’s the second largest global agency network, with its headquarters in New York. They create and tell stories for their clients, told and distributed across all channels and screens. "
target: Wednesday
Wednesday is a leading creative agency group for the fashion, luxury and consumer lifestyle industries. The group's creative agencies curate strategically-led advertising campaigns, online destinations, editorial content and innovative digital experiences to drive consumer engagement and awareness.
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announced 12/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., will acquire DM9 JaymeSyfu

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire the JaymeSyfu Group, a globally celebrated and award winning agency. The JaymeSyfu group will join forces with Dentsu Philippines, strengthening the operation by adding its creative capabilities as well as digital capabilities.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. They are headquartered in London and operate in 123 countries worldwide with over 27,000 dedicated specialists. "
target parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
target: DM9 JaymeSyfu
DM9 JaymeSyfu is a full-service creative agency powered by young creative talents and business-oriented client service people. Founded on creativity and humanity, their culture inspires powerful creative collaboration across borders, across disciplines and with clients.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 11/23/2015 via PR Newswire

DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc., acquired Grupo ABC de Comunicação

synopsis: DDB Worldwide, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. and one of the world's largest and most influential advertising and marketing networks, announced its acquisition of Grupo ABC, the largest independent advertising and marketing communications group in Brazil.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc.
DDB Worldwide is one of the world's largest and most influential advertising and marketing networks. DDB has been named Agency of the Year numerous times by the Cannes International Festival of Creativity and the industry's leading advertising publications and awards shows. "
target: Grupo ABC de Comunicação
Grupo ABC is the largest Brazilian communications group in Latin America and ranked among the top 25 largest advertising companies in the world. Grupo ABC's network of agencies and marketing services companies now includes Africa, Loducca, Sunset, Newstyle and CDN, among others.
price ($mm)
$270
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closed 8/7/2015 via Company Press Release

Expertus Services Group, S.L., purchased GMR Spain from GMR Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: GMR Spain, owned by Omnicom, has become part of Expertus Group, an outsourcing services group in Spain. With deep experience in event management and a close relationship with sport and cultural and entertainment industry, GMR has pioneered the way brands connect with consumers for over 30 years.
buyer: Expertus Services Group, S.L.
Expertus Group is among the largest services groups in Spain. It is comprised of 18 companies specializing in outsourcing services. Services include marketing, legal, tax and accounting, and more. "
seller parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
seller: GMR Marketing, Inc.
Founded in 1979, GMR Marketing is a global, integrated, award-winning engagement marketing agency. They create provocative, passion-based experiences that connect brands and consumers around the world.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Fame, acquired Fame

synopsis: The Minneapolis-based retail branding agency Fame has been purchased by Lynne Robertson from the Omnimcom Group, which had owned the agency since 2001. Lynne Robertson has led Fame for more than a decade, and now she owns it.
buyer: Fame
Lynne Robertson has led retail branding agency Fame for more than a decade, starting in 2004. "
target parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
target: Fame
Fame is an experiential marketing agency, adept and accomplished in everywhere-all-the-time retail. Fame is a savvy fan-finder, diligent relationship-builder and creates retail brand experiences consumers love to love.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc., acquired Lifelounge Group

synopsis: DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc. has acquired independent creative agency Lifelounge Group. They specialise in creating authentic brand connections with 16-35 year-old Australians through print, websites, and advertising. They also publish the Lifelounge Sweeney Report, a provider of insights into the Australian 16-30 year old market.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: DDB Worldwide Communications Group Inc.
DDB Worldwide is one of the world's largest and most influential advertising and marketing networks. At the 2014 Cannes International Festival of Creativity, DDB took home 87 Lions as well as Agency of the Year and Regional Network of the Year honors for adam&eveDDB and DDB EMEA, respectively. "
target: Lifelounge Group
Lifelounge Group is a digital media and entertainment company. They operate Lifelounge.com and TheVine.com.au, Australia's No. 1 youth & entertainment website. They are focused on opportunities that leverage research, technical expertise & creativity to develop digital products and campaigns.
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closed 12/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Brunner Inc., acquired Brunner Inc.

synopsis: Full service independent marketing agency, Brunner Inc. is being sold to an expanded ownership group comprised of the firm’s current leadership. The company will be led by Scott Morgan, President; and Rick Gardinier, Chief Digital Officer.
buyer: Brunner Inc.
The company will be led by Scott Morgan, president; and Rick Gardinier, chief digital officer, along with other top management team members in a partnership role — Ken Johns, client experience officer; Erin Stoner, chief financial officer; and Dan Gbur, performance marketing officer. "
target: Brunner Inc.
Brunner is a full service independent marketing agency. They specialize in strategy, media, data science & analytics, marketing automation & CRM, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 12/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Dynata, acquired Ameritest

synopsis: Dynata has acquired Ameritest, a brand and advertising research consultancy. The acquisition strengthens Dynata's advertising solutions offerings within the Dynata Platform, adding key creative testing capabilities to help clients measure the effectiveness of their messages to create engaging creative for better communication and higher ROI.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the world's largest first-party data and insights platform. With a reach of over 62 million consumers and business professionals globally, and an extensive library of individual profile attributes collected through surveys, Dynata is the cornerstone for precise, trustworthy quality data. "
target: Ameritest
Ameritest is a high-end brand and advertising research consultancy. Through an integrated system of research methodologies, Ameritest helps clients grow their brand image, optimize their ad executions, and improve the effectiveness of their advertising over time.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/17/2021 via BusinessWire

MoneyLion, acquired Malka

synopsis: MoneyLion Inc., an award-winning, data-driven, digital financial platform, announced that it has acquired MALKA Media Group LLC, a rapidly growing creator network and content platform.
buyer: MoneyLion (ML:$130.75)
MoneyLion is a mobile banking and financial membership platform that empowers people to take control of their finances. Since its launch in 2013, MoneyLion has earned its members' trust by building a full-service digital platform to deliver mobile banking, lending, and investment solutions. "
target: Malka
MALKA Media is a rapidly growing creator network and content platform. They are a category leader and innovator in the fastest growing digital media and content sectors across entertainment, sports, gaming, live streaming, and brand storytelling.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Maverick Creative

synopsis: Global independent marketing and communications firm, FINN Partners, has acquired Maverick Creative, a creative communications agency specializing in modern storytelling for travel and lifestyle clients. Maverick will retain its current branding and operations while expanding its presence to the UK.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Maverick Creative
Maverick Creative is a creative communications agency specializing in modern storytelling for travel and lifestyle clients. Maverick Creative combines razor-sharp awareness of industry trends and a tight embrace of contemporary storytelling to grab media and consumers alike.
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closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Finn Partners, acquired Anthology Marketing Group

synopsis: FINN Partners, a global marketing and communications firm, announced that it plans to acquire Honolulu-based Anthology Marketing Group. Anthology is a marketing communications company with offices in Seattle, Honolulu, San Francisco, and Guam.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Anthology Marketing Group
Anthology is a marketing communications company with offices in Seattle, Honolulu, San Francisco, and Guam. They provide services in public relations, social media, brand, advertising, information design, digital, mobile, media strategy, research, and analytics.
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closed 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

MISSION Group, acquired Soul

synopsis: The MISSION Group, a collective of creative and MarTech agencies based in the UK, has acquired Soul, a leading customer engagement agency in the UK. Soul creates marketing campaigns that enable brands to have a heart to heart with their customers and understand their decision-making processes and motivators.
buyer: MISSION Group (AIM:TMMG:$183.53)
MISSION is a technology-embraced marketing communications and advertising group delivering digital, brand, marketing, advertising and full service communications. MISSION employs more than 1,000 people across the UK, Asia and the US, and works with some of the world’s leading brands. "
target: Soul
Soul is a leading customer engagement agency in the UK. Soul works with psychologists to help businesses better understand human nature. They create marketing campaigns that enable brands to have a heart to heart with their customers and understand their decision-making processes and motivators.
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closed 10/6/2021 via BusinessWire

SourceCode Communications LLC, acquired Strike 2

synopsis: SourceCode Communications, a New York-based technology and innovation communications agency, announced it acquired Chicago-based integrated creative agency, Strike 2. Founded in 2019, they provide a robust offering of creative and digital services for a wide range of clients—from startups to Fortune 100s.
buyer: SourceCode Communications LLC
SourceCode Communications is a New York-based technology and innovation communications agency. They offer services in strategy, social media, influencer relations, crisis communications, analytics, and more. "
target: Strike 2
Strike 2 is a Chicago-based integrated creative agency. Founded in 2019, they provide a robust offering of creative and digital services for a wide range of clients—from startups to Fortune 100s.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/23/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Brandfire Marketing merged with OKD Marketing,

synopsis: OKD Marketing has announced its merger with Brandfire Marketing, becoming Evolve Agency Group. Brandfire is a mid-size, full-service marketing agency located in Markham, ON and OKD Marketing is an independent, full-service marketing and communications agency also based in Canada.
buyer: OKD Marketing
OKD Marketing is an independent, full-service marketing and communications agency in Canada. ODK Marketing is a one stop shop for all marketing needs. They offer marketing services in all categories, including strategy, media, creative, social, digital, promotional, event, and branding. "
target: Brandfire Marketing
Brandfire is a mid-size, full-service marketing agency located in Markham, ON which specializes in brand planning & development, advertising, digital & social, and shopper marketing.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

LLYC, acquired BESO Holding

synopsis: LLYC takes another step forward in its growth strategy with the acquisition of 75% of the Mexican agency BESO. BESO is a creative data-predictive agency, the successful project of its two founding partners – José Beker and Federico Isuani – who will continue to hold a stake and lead the company’s business. 
buyer: LLYC (BME:LLYC:$52.35)
Llorente & Cuenca (LLYC) is the leading communications, reputation management and public affairs consultancy firm with a presence in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. It has twenty three partners and more than 480 professionals. It currently operates in 13 countries through 16 offices. "
target: BESO Holding
BESO was founded in 2014 based on the collaboration of the two agencies of its founders – Beker and Socialand. Mexico-based BESO is a creative data-predictive agency that has revolutionized advertising by placing technology and data at the very heart of the creative and strategic process.
price ($mm)
$8.40*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 9/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Accenture, will acquire King James Group

synopsis: Accenture, a global professional services company, has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa-based King James Group, a highly awarded creative agency with deep expertise in brand strategy, creativity and digital marketing services.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: King James Group
King James Group is an independent South African agency, made up of seven specialist companies and divisions that work in tandem. They span advertising, branding, PR, digital marketing and more.
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closed 8/26/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Azerion BV, acquired Keymobile

synopsis: Dutch digital gaming and monetization technology firm Azerion has acquired Keymobile, a provider of mobile advertising services to serve both advertisers and media agencies. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
buyer: Azerion BV
Azerion is a Netherlands-based media, gaming, and technology company that provides safe, reliable, valuable content and services. Azerion engages users while helping advertisers and publishers connect with them by tailoring advertising and content solutions to markets where they're present. "
target: Keymobile
Keymobile is a provider of mobile advertising services to serve both advertisers and media agencies. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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closed 7/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Abstrakt Marketing Group, acquired Sapper Consulting

synopsis: Abstrakt Marketing Group, a full-service lead generation company, has acquired Sapper Consulting, a provider of industry-leading email marketing solutions. The combination will enable Abstrakt to offer comprehensive integrated marketing services to more than 1,700 clients in all 50 U.S. states.
buyer: Abstrakt Marketing Group
Abstrakt Marketing Group is a business growth agency serving over 800 clients nationwide. With 350+ employees, Abstrakt has grown rapidly since its founding in 2009. Abstrakt is a full-service lead generation company, offering both inbound and outbound solutions for their client partners. "
target: Sapper Consulting
Sapper Consulting is an advertising and marketing firm that provides innovative lead generation services for small businesses that help them save time and money. Sapper Consulting secures high-quality meetings with decision makers by combining precise targeting, creative email content, and big data.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/23/2021 via PR Newswire

The Hatcher Group, Inc., acquired Horne Creative Group, Inc.

synopsis: The Hatcher Group, a full-service communications and marketing firm, has acquired the Horne Creative Group, a marketing and advertising agency. The acquisition combines the talents of two purpose-driven firms and expands the scope of services Hatcher can provide to its growing portfolio of government, nonprofit, and foundation clients.
buyer: The Hatcher Group, Inc.
The Hatcher Group is a full-service communications and marketing firm headquartered in the D.C. metropolitan area. For over 20 years, Hatcher has developed and executed effective communications strategies for mission-driven organizations. "
target: Horne Creative Group, Inc.
Horne Creative Group is a marketing and advertising agency that develops award-winning content. Horne maintains a full-time commitment to measuring results in disciplines as diverse as justice, retail, cybersecurity, health care, and recruitment across all media platforms and technologies.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Boomerang Agency

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, the third largest communications group in the world, has acquired Boomerang Agency, a creative agency in the Netherlands. Boomerang helps brands to be more human by sparking authentic conversations between companies and people. Their team consists of creatives, producers, filmmakers, copywriters, and more.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$12,693.26)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Boomerang Agency
Boomerang Agency is a creative agency in the Netherlands that specializes in connecting brands and people. Boomerang helps brands to be more human by sparking authentic conversations between companies and people. Their team consists of creatives, producers, filmmakers, copywriters, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 7/9/2021 via BNC Analysis

Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc., acquired The Garfield Group, Inc.

synopsis: Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc. (BNO), an award-winning, woman-owned creative agency headquartered in Somerville, New Jersey, has acquired Garfield Group, a creative marketing and PR agency. The acquisition of Garfield adds 33 years of award-winning branding, digital, broadcast video, and public relations capability to BNO.
buyer: Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc.
Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc. (BNO) is a full-service creative agency that helps brands develop meaningful connections. BNO's services include creative, branding, digital, video, social, content, editorial, packaging & labeling, experiential, and search, media, and analytics. "
target parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
target: The Garfield Group, Inc.
The Garfield Group is a creative marketing and PR agency based in Old City, Philadelphia. Its services include strategy, branding, graphic design, broadcast & video, public relations, social, analytics, web and email design, marketing automation, media, Search Engine Optimization, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Web

Mainspire merged with The Enablement Group,

synopsis: The Enablement Group (TEG), a sales enablement content agency and consultancy, and Mainspire Marketing, a global full-service marketing agency, have merged operations under the name “The Enablement Group” to better serve the needs of corporate sales, marketing, and HR teams.
buyer: The Enablement Group
The Enablement Group (TEG) is a marketing and sales enablement content agency that delivers experiences fostering greater engagement and message retention, ultimately driving revenue and performance improvement. "
target: Mainspire
Mainspire is a full-service global consulting and marketing agency focused on the most innovative technologies driving the future. Mainspire develops and implements solid business marketing strategies that help companies grow and improve the world.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mogae Media PVT. Ltd., acquired Rediffusion

synopsis: Mogae Media, a leading provider of integrated mobile marketing services in India, has acquired Rediffusion, India’s largest, independent full-service advertising agency. Rediffusion builds effective advertising campaigns for leading brands in various industries. They offer brand advisory, creative content development, and digital design services.
buyer: Mogae Media PVT. Ltd.
Mogae Media is a leading provider of integrated mobile marketing services in India. Mogae reaches to over 80% of India’s mobile subscriber base, from Uber customers in leading metros to the smallest and remotest village across rural India. "
target: Rediffusion
Rediffusion is India’s largest, independent full-service advertising agency. Rediffusion builds effective advertising campaigns for leading brands in various industries. They offer brand advisory, creative content development, and digital design services.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Riester Corporation, acquired Moses Inc.

synopsis: RIESTER, a full-service digital marketing and advertising company, has acquired Moses Inc., a full-service creative and marketing services agency. Moses produces effective marketing campaigns that deliver outstanding results to their clients. They offer services for branding, creative, digital, social media, public relations, and more.
buyer: Riester Corporation
RIESTER is a full-service digital marketing, advertising and public relations firm providing a complete range of integrated services in brand planning, web and mobile marketing, advertising, media planning and buying, social media and public relations. "
target: Moses Inc.
Moses is a full-service creative and marketing services agency. Moses produces effective marketing campaigns that deliver outstanding results to their clients. They offer services for branding, creative, digital, social media, public relations, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Noisy Beast Pty Ltd, acquired Noisy Beast Pty Ltd

synopsis: Less than three years after it announced that it had been wholly acquired by Swisse Wellness, integrated agency Noisy Beast has completed a management buyout from the H&H Group (owners of Swisse and Biostime in Australia) to become fully independent. Noisy Beast is a global, full service advertising agency that gives brands bigger voices.
buyer: Noisy Beast Pty Ltd
Noisy Beast is a global, full service advertising agency that gives brands bigger voices. They develop and execute unique strategies across digital, creative and media that stand out. "
target parent: H&H Group
target: Noisy Beast Pty Ltd
Noisy Beast is a global, full service advertising agency that gives brands bigger voices. They develop and execute unique strategies across digital, creative and media that stand out.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Beattie Communications Group Ltd., acquired Beattie Communications Group Ltd.

synopsis: Beattie Communications' CEO, Laurna Woods, has acquired the company in a management buyout. Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They provide inspired communications and marketing services to some of the world's largest companies.
buyer: Beattie Communications Group Ltd.
Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They de-stress the lives of clients by demystifying communications to make it simple, deciphering strategy to make it transformational and debunking delivery to boost ROI. "
target: Beattie Communications Group Ltd.
Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They de-stress the lives of clients by demystifying communications to make it simple, deciphering strategy to make it transformational and debunking delivery to boost ROI.
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Ticker: SWX:DKSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$11,600.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$282.63
EBIT ($mm)
$240.86
Net Income ($mm)
$232.55
Employees
32996
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Ticker: TSE:4324
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dentsu Inc.
Dentsu Inc.
Dentsu Inc. has a diverse client portfolio and enjoys solid buying power in all major mass media formats. Dentsu handles the advertising campaigns of many blue-chip companies, and major global clients have chosen the Company to act as a partner in the Japanese market.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$8,850.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,015.44
EBIT ($mm)
$1,256.46
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
64533
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Ticker: NYSE: IPG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Their companies specialize in consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations and specialty marketing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,319.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,276.60
EBIT ($mm)
$996.30
Net Income ($mm)
$453.60
Employees
54300
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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: KOSE:A030000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide Inc. is a marketing solutions company that offers advertising, public relations, shopper marketing, sports marketing, digital marketing, etc. It was established in 1973 with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,750.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$196.43
EBIT ($mm)
$170.64
Net Income ($mm)
$116.35
Employees
1274
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Ticker: DLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,790.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$296.61
EBIT ($mm)
$224.47
Net Income ($mm)
$8.81
Employees
6123
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Ticker: MDCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MDC Partners, Inc.
MDC Partners, Inc.
MDC Partners is one of the fastest-growing and most influential marketing and communications networks in the world. Their agency partners leverage technology, data analytics, insights, and strategic consulting solutions to drive measurable results and optimize return on marketing investment.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,252.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$135.16
EBIT ($mm)
$98.26
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5647
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Ticker: AIM:SAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M&C Saatchi plc
M&C Saatchi plc
M&C Saatchi plc is a global marketing services business working across a wide variety of industry sectors with a strategy focused on winning new business and starting new businesses.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$438.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.94
EBIT ($mm)
$22.02
Net Income ($mm)
$2.64
Employees
2483
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Ticker: ASX:IGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IVE Group
IVE Group
IVE Group Ltd is an ASX listed vertically integrated marketing and print communications provider. IVE enables its customers to communicate more effectively with their customers by creating, managing, producing and distributing content across multiple channels.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$395.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.66
EBIT ($mm)
$17.68
Net Income ($mm)
$9.65
Employees
1100
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Ticker: NYSE:HHS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte Hanks is a global marketing services firm specializing in multi-channel marketing solutions. Harte Hanks offers end-to-end marketing services including consulting, strategic assessment, data, analytics, digital, social, mobile, print, direct mail and contact center.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$394.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.14
EBIT ($mm)
($4.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5620
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Ticker: 002712
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Simei Media Co.,Ltd.
Simei Media Co.,Ltd.
Simei Media Co.,Ltd. offers media services in China. Through their brands, they offer Media planning and agency (ProVision Media Network), Brand Management (BC&T Boundless Creations & Talents), Outdoor Advertising (EYoung Outdoors), Digital Marketing (Simei Digital), and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$374.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.18
EBIT ($mm)
$13.83
Net Income ($mm)
$14.17
Employees
180
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Ticker: CHRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charm Communications Inc.
Charm Communications Inc.
Charm Communications Inc. is a leading advertising agency in China. It operates its business under three brands: Charm Advertising, Charm Interactive, and Shangxing Media. Charm offers integrated advertising agency services from planning and managing ad campaigns to creating and placing ads.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$183.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.40
EBIT ($mm)
$2.30
Net Income ($mm)
$4.00
Employees
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