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closed 12/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Solotech, acquired XR Studios, LLC

synopsis: Montreal-based Solotech has acquired XR Studios, a full-service agency specializing in extended reality, which is comprised of augmented reality technology for live broadcast and virtual productions. As part of the strategic plan, XR Studios will continue to operate as a separate entity and brand, progressing its trajectory in market leadership.
buyer: Solotech
Solotech is a global leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology. Thanks to an inventory encompassing over 300 renowned manufacturers, Solotech is the single source for audio, video, lighting, rigging, soft goods, control, and collaboration solutions & services. "
target: XR Studios, LLC
XR Studios is a leading-edge digital production company specializing in immersive technology for entertainment. Known for producing Extended Reality and Augmented Reality workflow solutions, XR Studios executes innovative experiences for some of the most renowned artists and brands across the globe.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Industrial Color Brands, acquired Click3X

synopsis: Industrial Color Studios has acquired Click3X, the pioneering film, video and post production studio founded in 1993 by Peter Corbett and known for its industry expertise spanning such areas as VR, AR, CGI and live streaming.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Industrial Color Brands
Industrial Color Brands partners with top brands, agencies, and creative professionals, providing a full range of essential production services. They led the industry through a culture of innovation, bringing state-of-the-art digital production and post-production solutions to their clients. "
target: Click3X
Click3X is a pioneering film, video and post production studio founded in 1993 by Peter Corbett and known for its industry expertise spanning such areas as VR, AR, CGI and live streaming.
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closed 12/29/2021 via PR Newswire

UNLTD inc, purchased XR Technology Division from Shaftesbury Inc.

synopsis: UNLTD Inc. announced that it has acquired the XR Technology Division of entertainment industry leader Shaftesbury. The XR Technology Division of entertainment industry leader Shaftesbury is an innovation leader in immersive therapeutics for both Virtual and Augmented Reality applications.
buyer: UNLTD inc
UNLTD creates AR/VR/XR content and solutions for immersive learning, experiential marketing and industrial/corporate training. UNLTD is a world leading XR content studio with expertise in immersive learning, cinematic VR and branded VR and AR content. "
seller: Shaftesbury Inc.
The XR Technology Division of entertainment industry leader Shaftesbury is an innovation leader in immersive therapeutics for both Virtual and Augmented Reality applications. Shaftesbury XR Division has harnessed this technology to improve the quality of life for children.
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announced 4/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

All Mobile Video, will acquire AEG Digital Media

synopsis: All Mobile Video announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase live event production specialists AEG Digital Media, based in Los Angeles, CA. The company specializes in live event webcasting, video production and TV Everywhere workflows and was the digital arm of AEG.
buyer: All Mobile Video
All Mobile Video is the country's premier provider of end-to-end video and audio solutions for entertainment, sports, and news programming and events. "
target parent: The Anschutz Company
target: AEG Digital Media
AEG Digital Media provides world class online broadcast, managed and production services to the digital media industry.
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closed 2/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

SOLIS Inc., acquired HMBL House

synopsis: HMBL House, an LA based production company focused on impact driven content, is pleased to announce it has been acquired by SOLIS Inc., a media and tech collective. HMBL House has established itself as an industry leader in developing interactive content with a global audience in real time.
buyer: SOLIS Inc.
Solis Inc. is a collective of companies focused on content creation and diverse monetization through both traditional and decentralized revenue streams. SOLIS Studios is their feature film division using the power of blockchain to power a whole new era of Hollywood. "
target: HMBL House
HMBL House is an LA based production company focused on impact driven content. Founded in 2019, HMBL House quickly established itself as an industry leader in developing interactive content with a global audience in real time.
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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 4/15/2020 via PR Newswire

FuseFX merged with Folks VFX,

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

Oceanus Group Limited, acquired AP Media Pte Ltd

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

Vostok VR, will acquire TaKanto Virtual Reality

synopsis: Vostok VR, a leading Singapore-based Virtual Reality (VR) and 360 Video Production company, will acquire TaKanto Virtual Reality, a leading VR Production company in Singapore and Asia. TaKanto Virtual Reality offers premium 360° VR video productions and 3D app development services for mobile and VR headsets.
buyer: Vostok VR
Vostok VR VR is a leading Singapore-based Virtual Reality (VR) and 360 Video Production company. Their clients look to them for interactive experiences that achieve best results in Company Presentations, Sales, Product Launch, Market Activation and Interactive Trainings. "
target: TaKanto Virtual Reality
TaKanto Virtual Reality is a leading Virtual Reality Production company in Singapore and Asia. TaKanto offers premium 360° VR video productions and 3D app development services for mobile and VR headsets. The company has produced award-winning content for several well known global brands.
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closed 2/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Accenture Interactive, acquired Mackevision

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

Starbreeze AB, acquired Nozon SPRL

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

Shortcut Media AB, acquired Good Motion AB

synopsis: Shortcut Media acquires 60% stake in Good Motion AB, a Stockholm-based production studio specializing in high-end 3D animation and visual effects for advertising and corporate film, television and drama.
buyer: Shortcut Media AB (XSAT:SMG:$5.90)
Shortcut Media Group consists of Bond Street, Film, Shortcut Post, Shortcut and Film Shortcut Graphics and is a Stockholm-based, fast-growing, independent production group, among others. a. provides film production, post production, graphics, trailers, 3D animation and visual effects. "
target: Good Motion AB
Good Motion AB is a Stockholm-based production studio specializing in high-end 3D animation and visual effects.
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announced 2/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Digimatic Group Ltd., will acquire AP Media Pte Ltd

synopsis: Digimatic Group Ltd has entered into a binding term sheet to acquire 51% of AP Media Pte Ltd. AP Media specialises in video production and has established itself as one of the leading video production companies in Singapore, with an extensive client base. AP Media has recently added Virtual Reality (VR) video products to its solutions.
buyer: Digimatic Group Ltd. (ASX:DMC:$4.22)
Digimatic Group Ltd is a Global Brand Enabler that helps brands connect with the right customers at the right time through the right channels for the right price. They strive to create a global platform that provides brands with comprehensive insights on their target markets. "
target: AP Media Pte Ltd
AP Media is a leading Video Marketing and 360 VR production company in Singapore. They create videos and 360 VR with a distinctive purpose, often anticipating viewer’s needs, and creating content or messages to address those needs.
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closed 5/12/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, acquired Red Bee Media Limited

synopsis: Ericsson AB has completed its acquisition of Red Bee Media Ltd. Red Bee Media is a world-leading media management company providing technology and creative solutions that help channels, broadcasters, content rights holders and brand owners reach and engage with their audiences in traditional and new ways.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Macquarie Group Limited
target: Red Bee Media Limited
Red Bee Media provides a range of media services; from media asset management to playout and digital video publishing, metadata services, multilingual access services and creative services to major broadcasters and broadband platforms.
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announced 7/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

YDX Innovation Corp., will acquire Render

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

gamigo AG, acquired Mediakraft Networks

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

LiveFi merged with Itch Experience,

synopsis: LiveFi, a boutique video production company with specialist service offerings in live streaming and multi-camera productions, has merged with Itch Experience, a creative agency that delivers effective and impactful brand communication, expressed through live, technology and content.
buyer: Itch Experience
Itch Experience is a creative agency that delivers effective and impactful brand communication, expressed through live, technology and content. They specialize in experiential marketing, production, branded content and digital marketing. "
target: LiveFi
LiveFi is a boutique video production company with specialist service offerings in live streaming and multi-camera productions. LiveFi has become one of the fastest growing companies in the live streaming market.
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closed 6/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Discord, acquired Ubiquity6

synopsis: Discord, a voice, video, and text communication application for computers and mobile devices, has acquired Ubiquity6, an augmented reality startup. Ubiquity6 and its Backyard product, a desktop platform that allows users to play simple online games together remotely, will be integrated into Discord.
buyer: Discord
Discord is a voice, video, and text communication service used by over a hundred million people to hang out and talk with their friends and communities. Discord offers Nitro, a premium subscription service that gives users special perks like high-quality streams and unique customizations. "
target: Ubiquity6
Ubiquity6 is a software startup that develops new ways for people to connect through shared experiences. Ubiquity6 is the developer of Backyard, a desktop platform that allows users to play simple online party games together remotely.
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announced 4/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Digital Avenue S.A., will acquire Ice Code Games Sp. z o. o.

synopsis: Digital Avenue has concluded a term sheet regarding the merger with the producer of computer games Ice Code Games Sp. z o.o. Ice Code Games is a Polish indie game development studio based in Warsaw. They've developed an Augmented Reality game using geolocation on mobile, a 3D puzzle game set in space, and more.
buyer: Digital Avenue S.A. (WSE:DGL:$0.12)
Digital Avenue is a publisher of the largest Polish website for sharing photos - Fotosik.pl, Styl.fm - one of the leaders in the segment of women's websites about fashion and beauty brings together innovative internet and mobile projects around which virtual communities are built. "
target: Ice Code Games Sp. z o. o.
Ice Code Games is a Polish indie game development studio based in Warsaw. They've developed an Augmented Reality game using geolocation on mobile, a 3D puzzle game set in Space and Cyberpunk Real-Time Strategy about becoming a Cult leader called Re-Legion and published by 1C Entertainment.
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closed 1/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Scopely, acquired FoxNext

synopsis: Scopely, a leading company in the fast-growing mobile games space, and The Walt Disney Company announced that Scopely has acquired FoxNext Games, the game studio behind the blockbuster hit MARVEL Strike Force, and Cold Iron Studios in San Jose from Disney.
buyer: Scopely
Scopely is a global interactive entertainment company and a leading mobile games publisher. With a diverse portfolio of original and beloved franchises, Scopely games are created with world-class partners and provide immersive experiences for millions of casual and core gamers around the world. "
target parent: The Walt Disney Company
target: FoxNext
FoxNext Games are a platform-agnostic maker of free-to-play games that are based on beloved entertainment franchises and deliver experiences that put players and fans first. They are currently working on games for MARVEL, Aliens, X-Files and James Cameron’s Avatar and Titanic.
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closed 12/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Solotech, acquired XR Studios, LLC

synopsis: Montreal-based Solotech has acquired XR Studios, a full-service agency specializing in extended reality, which is comprised of augmented reality technology for live broadcast and virtual productions. As part of the strategic plan, XR Studios will continue to operate as a separate entity and brand, progressing its trajectory in market leadership.
buyer: Solotech
Solotech is a global leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology. Thanks to an inventory encompassing over 300 renowned manufacturers, Solotech is the single source for audio, video, lighting, rigging, soft goods, control, and collaboration solutions & services. "
target: XR Studios, LLC
XR Studios is a leading-edge digital production company specializing in immersive technology for entertainment. Known for producing Extended Reality and Augmented Reality workflow solutions, XR Studios executes innovative experiences for some of the most renowned artists and brands across the globe.
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closed 12/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Solotech, acquired XR Studios, LLC

synopsis: Montreal-based Solotech has acquired XR Studios, a full-service agency specializing in extended reality, which is comprised of augmented reality technology for live broadcast and virtual productions. As part of the strategic plan, XR Studios will continue to operate as a separate entity and brand, progressing its trajectory in market leadership.
buyer: Solotech
Solotech is a global leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology. Thanks to an inventory encompassing over 300 renowned manufacturers, Solotech is the single source for audio, video, lighting, rigging, soft goods, control, and collaboration solutions & services. "
target: XR Studios, LLC
XR Studios is a leading-edge digital production company specializing in immersive technology for entertainment. Known for producing Extended Reality and Augmented Reality workflow solutions, XR Studios executes innovative experiences for some of the most renowned artists and brands across the globe.
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closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Solotech, acquired Waveform

synopsis: Montreal-based Solotech has acquired Waveform Entertainment, a highly regarded Canadian esports entertainment company specializing in full services esports solutions, including creative and design, technologies, event execution, brand solutions, digital marketing, talent management, sponsorships, and virtual and live production services.
buyer: Solotech
Solotech is a world leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology. Thanks to an inventory encompassing over 300 renowned manufacturers, Solotech is the single source for audio, video, lighting, rigging, soft goods, control, and collaboration solutions & services. "
target: Waveform
Based in Canada, Waveform is a full-service agency that provides clients with guidance and access to the gaming and esports industry. The company's services include creative and design, technologies, event execution, brand solutions, digital marketing, talent management, sponsorships, and more.
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announced 2/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Solotech, will acquire Morris Light and Sound, Inc.

synopsis: Solotech, a world leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology, is to acquire Nashville-based Morris Light & Sound, one of the premier audio and lighting providers in the US, partnering with clients such as Florida Georgia Line, the Country Music Association and the Nashville Predators.
buyer: Solotech
Solotech is a world leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology with 15 strategic locations in Canada, the United States and in the United Kingdom. "
target: Morris Light and Sound, Inc.
Morris Light & Sound is one of the premier audio and lighting providers in the US, partnering with clients such as Florida Georgia Line, the Country Music Association and the Nashville Predators.
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closed 7/7/2016 via GlobeNewswire

ChyronHego Corporation, acquired ClickEffects

synopsis: ChyronHego announced that the company has acquired Sound & Video Creations Inc., a leading developer of digital content management and delivery solutions for sports stadium presentations and broadcasts. Sound & Video Creations is well-known for its ClickEffects family of products for live audiovisual entertainment production.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: ChyronHego Corporation (CHYR:$58.05)
ChyronHego is a global leader in broadcast graphics creation, playout and real-time data visualization with a wide range of products and services for live television, news and sports production. "
target: ClickEffects
Click Effects systems provide video and audio content control and delivery for live sports and entertainment events. The systems of Click Effects, CrossFire, Blaze, and ProAudio set new benchmarks for the delivery, management and control of content for display systems of stadiums and arenas.
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closed 8/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Creative Technology, acquired The Wireless Works (UK) Limited

synopsis: Audiovisual specialist Creative Technology (CT) has acquired The Wireless Works, a business which specialises in delivering radio communications, intercom and data services to the broadcast and live event markets. The Wireless Works has worked alongside CT at a number of events including Wimbledon, Glastonbury and the Olympic Games.
buyer: Creative Technology
Creative Technology is one of the world’s leading suppliers of specialist Audio Visual equipment to the sports, corporate, exhibition and entertainment industries. Their event staging services bring together advice, support and equipment of the highest quality. "
target: The Wireless Works (UK) Limited
Formed in 2001, by personnel with over 30 years of experience in the industry, The Wireless Works has a simply-stated aim to provide robust and reliable ‘RF and communications solutions for broadcast and live events’.
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announced 1/17/2022 via GlobeNewswire

NeoGames S.A, will acquire Aspire Global

synopsis: NeoGames S.A, a technology-driven provider of end-to-end iLottery solutions, is to acquire Aspire Global, a leading provider of complete iGaming solutions for Operators and white labels.
buyer: NeoGames S.A (NGMS:$52.22)
NeoGames is a technology-driven innovator and a global provider of iLottery solutions for national and state-regulated lotteries. "
target: Aspire Global
Aspire Global is a leading provider of complete iGaming solutions for Operators and white labels. Their services provide everything needed in order to succeed in online gaming. Aspire Global's suite of services include casino and sportsbook management, CRM, payments, call centers, and more.
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announced 8/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

DFNN, Inc., will acquire Kirschner Games International, Inc.

synopsis: DFNN Inc., a leading IT provider in the Philippines, is acquiring 100% shares of outstanding stock of Kirshner Games International Inc. Kirshner Games International Inc. (KGI) is engaged in the business of providing information technology services. They offer professional service for the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators.
buyer: DFNN, Inc.
DFNN, Inc. is a publicly listed company on the Philippine Stock Exchange. Since 1999, the Company has operated as a leading I.T. solutions provider and systems integrator, enabling its clients to compete in an increasingly technology dependent environment. "
target: Kirschner Games International, Inc.
Kirshner Games International Inc. (KGI) is engaged in the business of providing information technology services. They offer professional service for the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators.
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announced 6/10/2020 via PR Newswire

eResonate Media Corporation, will acquire Livit Media Inc.

synopsis: eResonate Media Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire the technology and other assets from Livit Media, a creative agency that develops their own software, including proprietary VR and AR platforms, and produces everything from scripted content to global live streams.
buyer: eResonate Media Corporation
eResonate Media Corporation was founded by former media executive and professional investor Gary Kucher, who made it his mission to build and provide better tools and resources for small live-music venues and musicians. eResonate's platform and mobile app will grant new access to fans worldwide. "
target: Livit Media Inc.
Livit Media Inc. are more than a Creative Agency. They develop their own software, including proprietary VR and AR platforms, and produce everything from scripted content to global live streams. Livit builds and manages XR campaigns for the world's biggest brands and businesses.
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closed 5/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Paracosma Inc, acquired To the Moon 3D Technologies

synopsis: The Augmented and Virtual Reality solutions provider, Paracosma Inc, acquired the AR/VR agency To the Moon 3D Technologies.  Paracosma has provided content creation, application development, and project implementation services to To the Moon 3D clients, and the acquisition will bring marketing, sales and account management capabilities in-house.
buyer: Paracosma Inc
Paracosma Inc is an Augmented and Virtual Reality design, consulting and systems integration company that provides solutions and skills to all customers. Their services include content creation, application development, and project implementation across a broad range of AR & VR platforms. "
target: To the Moon 3D Technologies
To the Moon 3D Technologies is a Los Angeles based Augmented and Virtual Reality Agency offering solutions to marketing, branding, enterprise, industrial and entertainment clients.
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closed 9/27/2019 via Company Description

Hawkeye Systems, Inc., acquired Radiant Images

synopsis: Hawkeye Systems, a next generation imaging technology company that develops professional and military grade imaging products and services, acquired Radiant Images, an award-winning digital cinema innovator and rental house providing creative solutions and unrivaled client support, to the motion picture industry worldwide.
buyer: Hawkeye Systems, Inc.
Hawkeye Systems is a next generation imaging technology company. It was founded by former Military members who joined forces with Hollywood film production veterans to develop professional and military grade imaging products and services to assist with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. "
target: Radiant Images
Radiant Images is an award-winning digital cinema innovator and rental house providing creative solutions in 2D, 3D, VR and augmented reality, leading-edge cameras and equipment, and unrivaled client support, to the motion picture industry worldwide.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

HighGround Technologies, Inc., purchased Toronto Technology Team from Breaking Data Corporation

synopsis: Breaking Data Corp., market leader in artificial intelligence services that provides a range of solutions including semantic search, machine learning and natural language processing, has sold its Toronto-based technology team to Highground Technologies Corporation.
buyer: HighGround Technologies, Inc.
HighGround Technologies, Inc. manages and executes health and technology services comprised of any combination of technology and workforce activities to support management, training, company operations, and decision-making. "
seller: Breaking Data Corporation (TSXV:BKD:$9.53)
Breaking Data is a market leader in artificial intelligence services that provides a range of solutions including semantic search, machine learning and natural language processing (NLP). Breaking Data Corp. has a technology team in Toronto.
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

Videohouse nv, acquired TV Data SA/NV

synopsis: Videohouse, market leader in audio-visual facilities in Belgium, announces its acquisition of TV Data, specialized in real-time tv graphics. TV Data will therefore also become part of the Euro Media Group. The two companies have collaborated in the past, and are both top-level producers of live graphics in Belgium and France.
buyer parent: PAI Partners
buyer: Videohouse nv
Videohouse has been a known player in the Belgian media sector for many years. Videohouse produces Motion Design and Augmented Reality at their BOOST division, in addition to Live Graphics. The company - established in 1980 - has grown to become facility market leader in Belgium over the past years."
target: TV Data SA/NV
Since 1986, TV Data has built an excellent reputation in the field of television infographics and information technology. Their core business is to provide Live Graphics for live broadcasts, sports and other events. Solutions are customized for each customer, both nationally and internationally.
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closed 3/11/2013 via Market Wire

Chyron Corporation, acquired Hego Group

synopsis: Chyron Corporation, a leading provider of Graphics as a Service for on-air and digital video applications, announced that its merger with Hego AB has been finalized, creating ChyronHego Corporation.
buyer: Chyron Corporation (CHYR:$58.05)
Chyron defines and dominates the world of broadcast graphics. Chyron has proven itself as the undisputed leader in the industry with sophisticated graphics offerings. "
target: Hego Group
The Hego Group has spent over four decades helping broadcasters and the sports industry offer audiences a more engaging live entertainment experience by providing a full end-to-end delivery capability for the creation and enhancement of live production content.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/31/2021 via BusinessWire

Sandbox & Co., acquired Fingerprint, Inc.

synopsis: UK-based Sandbox & Co., a strategic operator of millennial learning and entertainment companies, has acquired Fingerprint, a global provider of digital content for kids and families, to form Sandbox Kids. The new company will deliver on-demand, multimedia, multi-platform, digital subscription services for children and families around the world.
buyer: Sandbox & Co.
UK-based Sandbox is an education company with engaging online products and services that make learning fun. At the intersection of the digital, learning, and media industries, Sandbox embraces technological advancements and focus on globally relevant core subjects that centre on 21st century skills."
target: Fingerprint, Inc.
Fingerprint is a leading global provider of digital content for kids and families. Fingerprint licenses its on-demand, multimedia, multiplatform super app Kidomi to OEMs, mobile carriers, Pay TV companies and retailers worldwide to help them better connect with families in a safe and meaningful way.
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announced 10/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, will acquire Digital Monarch Media

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Digital Monarch Media, a Canadian company centered around virtual cinematography, filmmakers and filmmaking, and the tools that aid in the process.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,015.00)
Unity is the creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, giving developers around the world the tools to create rich, interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. "
target: Digital Monarch Media
Founded in 2014, Digital Monarch Media Ltd™ is a Canadian corporation based in Vancouver, British Columbia. They are a company centered around virtual cinematography, filmmakers and filmmaking, and the tools that aid in the process.
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closed 1/26/2012 via PR Web

Chairseven, acquired App Creation Network LLC

synopsis: Chairseven announced that it has acquired App Creation Network, a mobile development studio providing software development and mobile programming services.
buyer: Chairseven
Chairseven is a multi-platform design & software studio that develops pioneering user experiences, applications, and products for some of the world's leading brands. They are a digital creative and consulting agency specializing in strategy, design, content and development. "
target: App Creation Network LLC
The App Creation Network is comprised of creative professionals from all aspects of the Information Technology industry. They are designers, modders, software developers, website creators, and mobile programmers, that bring user-friendly applications.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Cityneon Holdings Limited, acquired Animax Designs Inc.

synopsis: Cityneon Holdings, a Singapore-based experience entertainment company, has acquired Animax Designs, Inc., a world leader and global provider of animatronic characters. Animax creates cutting-edge animatronic and interactive characters, animated costumes, and puppets, and serves some of the largest operators in entertainment industries.
buyer: Cityneon Holdings Limited (SGX:5HJ:$74.08)
Cityneon is a Singapore-based experience entertainment company specialising in transforming customer and brand experiences. The company encompasses four independent yet integrated business divisions—Interior Architecture, Experiential Environments, Events, and Exhibitions. "
target: Animax Designs Inc.
Animax utilizes leading-edge technology to create animatronic and interactive characters, animated costumes, and puppets. Animax serves some of the largest operators in the world in the themed entertainment, live attractions, location-based entertainment, commercial, film, and television industries.
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closed 12/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Wicked Witch

synopsis: Keywords Studios has revealed that it has acquired Australian games development studio Wicked Witch. Founded in 2001, Melbourne-based Wicked Witch has provided game and graphic development support across multiple platforms including mobile. It has worked with both large publishers such as Microsoft and Riot Games and Australia-based developers.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$497.30)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Wicked Witch
Founded in 2001, Melbourne-based Wicked Witch has provided game and graphic development support across multiple platforms including mobile. It has worked with both large publishers such as Microsoft and Riot Games and Australia-based developers.
price ($mm)
$6.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

ax Inc, will acquire bitcraft Co.,Ltd.

synopsis: Japan-based Ax inc., a provider of innovative middleware for image and voice processing, will acquire Bitcraft. Headquartered in Tokyo, Bitcraft specializes in developing backend solutions for console and mobile video games. Bitcraft also supports clients on the frontend development of games and the creation of web-based administration tools.
buyer parent: Axell Corporation
buyer: ax Inc
Japan-based ax Inc. is a total solution for machine learning, from SDK tools up to integration support and application development. ax Inc does consulting related to AI (development of AI applications, etc), development and sale of framework related to AI, and the sale of middleware (AXIP). "
target: bitcraft Co.,Ltd.
Japan-based Bitcraft specializes in developing backend solutions for console and mobile video games. They also support clients on the frontend development of games and create web-based administration tools. Bitcraft's server-side offer includes REST backends and peer-to-peer communication for games.
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closed 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired GameSim

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, announced the acquisition of GameSim Inc., a specialist in outsourced engineering services and technology platforms for the video games industry and other virtual simulation applications.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$497.30)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry. With over 1,500 games passionate employees around the world, they provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target: GameSim
Based in Orlando, Florida, GameSim employs over 30 software engineers and artists and has a range of cutting edge, proprietary technology platforms which are integrated with client processes to develop video games and visually simulate environments for military and urban planning applications.
price ($mm)
$4.81
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Recreativos Franco SA, merged with Mediatech Solutions, S.L.

synopsis: Mediatech Solutions has received a substantial investment from land-based gaming supplier R. Franco Group in a deal which will create a potent, new omni-channel giant. R Franco will now take a majority stake in the combined entity. Mediatech provides scalable platform solutions, operational services and consulting to the real money gaming industry.
buyer: Recreativos Franco SA
R. Franco Group was founded as a developer of gaming machines and has grown into one of the world’s leading casino and gaming suppliers. "
target: Mediatech Solutions, S.L.
Mediatech Solutions, S.L. provides business and technology solutions for the online and land-based gambling industry. The company offers PAS, a player management system designed for gambling operators aiming to deliver high quality service to their customers.
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closed 1/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Virtuos Games, acquired Volmi Games

synopsis: Development and creative services firm Virtuos has acquired art production studio Volmi Games. Volmi Games is a Ukrainian art production studio that specialises in providing 2D and 3D art services to the games industry. It has contributed to titles such as Diablo 2: Resurrected, Metro Exodus, Paladins and more.
buyer: Virtuos Games
Founded in 2004, Virtuos Ltd. is a leading videogame content production company. Virtuos specializes in game development and AAA 3D art production for consoles and mobile titles, enabling its customers to generate additional revenue and achieve operational efficiency. "
target: Volmi Games
Volmi Games is a Ukrainian art production studio. The Ukrainian company employs 140 people and specialises in providing 2D and 3D art services to the games industry. It has contributed to titles such as Diablo 2: Resurrected, Metro Exodus, Paladins and more.
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announced 6/29/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Baozun Inc., will acquire eFashion China

synopsis: Baozun Inc., the leading brand e-commerce service partner that helps brands execute their e-commerce strategies in China, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% equity interest in Shanghai Yi Shang Network Information Co Ltd (eFashion China), a leading provider of e-commerce solutions for fashion brands in China.
buyer: Baozun Inc. (BZUN:$1,446.27)
Baozun Inc. is the leader and a pioneer in the brand e-commerce service industry in China. Baozun empowers a broad and diverse range of brands to grow and succeed by leveraging its end-to-end e-commerce service capabilities, omni-channel coverage and technology-driven solutions. "
target: eFashion China
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Shanghai, eFashion China is an e-commerce solution provider that is focused on bringing international fashion brands to China.
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