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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Acosta, Inc., acquired OeP

synopsis: Acosta, an integrated sales and marketing services provider, announced it has acquired OeP, a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple categories and increasing brand presence and ROI on the world's largest eCommerce platform, Amazon.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta is an integrated sales and marketing services provider that enables consumer packaged goods brands and retailers to win in the modern marketplace by delivering progressive solutions and exceptional service. "
target: OeP
OeP is a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple categories and increasing brand presence and ROI on the world's largest eCommerce platform, Amazon.
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closed 9/1/2022 via BusinessWire

Wunderman Thompson, acquired Newcraft

synopsis: WPP announced that it is acquiring Newcraft, a leading, data-first European ecommerce consultancy based in the Netherlands. Newcraft will join the Wunderman Thompson global network, complementing its well-established commerce and marketing services teams in Northern Europe.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Wunderman Thompson
Wunderman Thompson exists to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy, and part technology company, Wunderman Thompson's experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience. "
target: Newcraft
Newcraft is a data-first digital acceleration consultancy specialising in commerce. Combining transformation strategy at C–level with digital acceleration capabilities at operating level to deliver tangible business results to blue-chip clients.
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announced 7/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Accenture, will acquire The Stable

synopsis: Accenture has agreed to acquire The Stable, a commerce agency focused on helping consumer brands build and operate their own digital commerce channels as well as manage their brand and sales performance across key North American retailers.
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: The Stable
The Stable is a commerce agency focused on helping consumer brands build and operate their own digital commerce channels as well as manage their brand and sales performance across key North American retailers.
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closed 6/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Ascential plc, acquired Intrepid Group

synopsis: Ascential, a specialist, global, information company, has acquired Intrepid, a leading ecommerce and digital solutions provider based in Singapore. Intrepid is a one-stop-shop ecommerce partner that helps brands to establish and manage their online store. They also provide digital marketing services to help their clients drive traffic and sales.
buyer: Ascential plc (LSE:ASCL:$349.30)
Ascential is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world’s most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy. Their information, insights, connections, data and digital tools solve customer problems in three disciplines, product design, marketing and sales. "
target: Intrepid Group
Intrepid is a leading ecommerce and digital solutions provider based in Singapore. Intrepid is a one-stop-shop ecommerce partner that helps brands to establish and manage their online store. They also provide digital marketing services to help their clients drive traffic and sales.
price ($mm)
$57
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
14.0x
EV / EBITDA
55.6x
closed 4/27/2022 via BusinessWire

DRINKS, acquired Electriq Marketing

synopsis: DRINKS, the leader in e-commerce alcohol, announced that it has acquired Electriq Marketing, a Shopify-focused digital retention and growth agency. Electriq's proprietary process utilizes custom growth-focused plans for clients to increase customer lifetime value and build a strong, sustainable platform for growth.
buyer: DRINKS
DRINKS connects retailers, brands, and marketplaces to the $250 billion alcohol market and powers their e-commerce alcohol programs. The company's Wine as a Service (WaaS) platform enables its partners to bring adult beverages safely and conveniently to their customers across the US in 1-2 days. "
target: Electriq Marketing
Electriq Marketing is a retention and growth agency built for the forward-thinking DTC brand. Electriq's proprietary process utilizes custom growth-focused plans for clients to increase customer lifetime value and build a strong, sustainable platform for growth.
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announced 3/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Wongdoody, will acquire oddity

synopsis: Infosys a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, announced a definitive agreement to acquire oddity, a Germany-based digital marketing, experience, and commerce agency. As part of Infosys' digital experience and design offering, oddity will become part of WONGDOODY, an Infosys company.
buyer parent: Infosys Limited
buyer: Wongdoody
Wongdoody is an award-winning creative agency and the global experience-and-design platform for Infosys. The company is recognized for branding, retail, and consumer insights. Wongdoody clients have included Amazon, Honda, CITI, and a wide range of Fortune 500 companies. "
target: oddity
oddity is a Germany-based digital marketing, experience, and commerce agency. oddity finds better answers for people's needs in the on-demand world by going deeper, co-creating, and empowering each other.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Avenue7Media, acquired Cascadia Seller Solutions

synopsis: Avenue7Media, a leading provider of fully managed services, strategies, and execution for brands selling on the Amazon and Walmart online marketplaces, has acquired Cascadia Seller Solutions, a Seattle, Washington-based company. Cascadia offers fully-managed services and consulting to brands selling on the Amazon and Walmart marketplaces
buyer: Avenue7Media
Avenue7Media is a software-enabled service business that provides every aspect of Amazon, Walmart, and other eCommerce marketplace managed services supporting its clients’ growth and sales strategy. Avenue7Media was founded by Jason Boyce, a former U. S. Marine and top 200 Amazon Seller. "
target: Cascadia Seller Solutions
Since 2016, Cascadia has helped brands grow their revenue, curate their marketing message, and handle challenging Performance compliance issues on the Amazon Marketplace. Based in the Pacific Northwest and founded by former Amazonians, they believe in strong collaborative relationships with clients.
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closed 3/2/2022 via BNC Analysis

Acadia.io LLC, acquired Bobsled Marketing LLC

synopsis: Bobsled Marketing has been acquired by Acadia, a next-generation digital agency that provides best-in-class growth services for mid-market brands. Bobsled Marketing is an Amazon Agency based in New York. They are Amazon consultants who manage Vendor Central and Seller Central accounts, advertising campaigns, and marketing.
buyer: Acadia.io LLC
Acadia is a full-service growth marketing platform with locations in Atlanta, Grand Rapids, and New York City. Acadia is a trusted growth platform that delivers results via technology, digital expertise, and co-investment to help brands and companies try and out-flank their competition. "
target: Bobsled Marketing LLC
Bobsled Marketing is an Amazon Agency based in New York. They are Amazon consultants who manage Vendor Central and Seller Central accounts, advertising campaigns, and marketing. Their Amazon experts helped hundreds of brands maximize return on investment.
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closed 12/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Smartphoto Group NV, acquired Nayan

synopsis: Smartphoto group NV, the Belgium-based player in personalized e-commerce, has acquired Nayan (Frucon²) from entrepreneur Benny Sintobin. Nayan is an international team of omnichannel specialists, dedicated to helping brands sell directly to their end-consumers.
buyer: Smartphoto Group NV (ENXTBR:SMAR:$69.91)
Smartphoto group operates in 12 European countries and focuses on both consumers and businesses. Smartphoto group operates in B2C E-commerce with affordable high-quality personalized products, such as photo books, personalized gifts, cards, calendars, wall decoration and prints. "
target: Nayan
Nayan is an international team of omnichannel specialists, dedicated to helping brands sell directly to their end-consumers. Entrepreneurial and ambitious, Nayan uses its knowledge and experience to generate data-driven, sustainable and profitable growth for the brands with whom we work.
price ($mm)
$5.26
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Pure SEO, acquired This Side Up Ltd

synopsis: New Zealand’s most prominent SEO and digital marketing agency is excited to announce the acquisition of data-led, specialist ecommerce and programmatic digital advertising agency, This Side Up. This Side Up complements Pure SEO’s stable of brands, consisting of Pure SEO, Digital Popcorn, and Conversion Surgeons.
buyer: Pure SEO
Pure SEO is an independent, New Zealand-owned Digital Marketing agency and the most awarded Digital Search agency in the country. It provides clients across both New Zealand and Australia with a range of digital marketing services including Search Engine Optimisation. "
target: This Side Up Ltd
This Side Up is a data-led, specialist ecommerce and programmatic digital advertising agency based in New Zealand. This Side Up works out the best way to grow traffic, grow leads, grow sales, and grow profits for its customers.
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closed 10/13/2021 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Glamit

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Glamit, a boutique e-commerce agency in Argentina. Glamit offers experience design and technology, including e-commerce and platform architecture, brand strategy, digital marketing services and direct-to-consumer solutions.
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: Glamit
Glamit is a boutique e-commerce agency in Argentina. They offer experience design and technology, including e-commerce and platform architecture, brand strategy, digital marketing services and direct-to-consumer solutions.
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closed 9/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Brainlabs, acquired Molzi

synopsis: Brainlabs, a digital marketing agency in the UK, has acquired Molzi, a global full-service Amazon agency that helps brands to grow their Amazon business worldwide. Molzi helps Amazon sellers improve sales and launch new products. They provide Amazon management, marketplace management and Amazon training and consultancy services.
buyer: Brainlabs
UK-based Brainlabs is a digital marketing agency and Pay-Per-Click (PPC) technology provider. Using data and automation, Brainlabs drives growth for clients in paid search, programmatic, paid social, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), and analytics. "
target: Molzi
Molzi is a global full-service Amazon agency that helps brands to grow their Amazon business worldwide. Molzi helps Amazon sellers improve sales, launch new products and expand into new marketplaces. They provide Amazon management, marketplace management and Amazon training and consultancy services.
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closed 7/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Spreetail, acquired Buy Box Experts

synopsis: Amazon marketing agency Buy Box Experts has been acquired by Spreetail. Spreetail buys merchandise from consumer brand manufacturers to sell on more than 15 online marketplaces, including Amazon, Walmart and eBay. Buy Box Experts specialize in Amazon account management, including A+ content detail pages.
buyer: Spreetail
Spreetail is the end-to-end ecommerce Partner for manufacturers who want to accelerate ecommerce reach, revenue, and reward without scaling up complexity and risk. Spreetail buys merchandise from consumer brand manufacturers to sell on over 15 online marketplaces, including Amazon, Walmart and eBay."
target: Buy Box Experts
Buy Box Experts specialize in Amazon account management, including A+ content detail pages, Amazon product SEO, and brand equity management. Amazon sales consultants and branding strategy managers at Buy Box Experts help businesses sell more on Amazon and protect their brand equity.
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closed 11/5/2020 via BusinessWire

Brand New Galaxy, acquired Content26

synopsis: Brand New Galaxy, a fast-growing, independent holding of marketing and technology agencies in Poland, has acquired content26, a digital agency providing brands with advertising and content on Amazon. Content26 creates Amazon Advertising campaigns and product page content that is designed to maximize return on ad spend and improve discoverability.
buyer: Brand New Galaxy
Brand New Galaxy (BNG) is a fast-growing, independent holding of marketing and technology agencies in Poland. BNG's portfolio of marketing and technology agencies include Pathfinder 23, Life on Mars, Spacecamp, Synthrone, Stratosfera, New Gravity, Robonauts Pictures and Man on the Moon. "
target: Content26
Content26 is an ecommerce marketing agency with over a decade of experience optimizing ecommerce strategies for well-known brands. Content26 creates Amazon Advertising campaigns and product page content that is designed to maximize return on ad spend and improve discoverability.
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Icon Marketing Communications, acquired Marketplace Clicks

synopsis: Icon Marketing Communications, a strategy, marketing and advertising agency, has acquired Marketplace Clicks, an e-commerce agency dedicated to helping Amazon sellers and vendors excel through advertising. Marketplace Clicks provides full campaign management for Sponsored Products, Sponsored Brands, Sponsored Display and more.
buyer: Icon Marketing Communications
Icon is a strategy, marketing and advertising agency. Icon uses their years of retail experience and digital expertise to reimagine the future of their client's businesses. They offer marketing services for brand identity, experience design, promotion, in-store, SEO, social, content, and more. "
target: Marketplace Clicks
Marketplace Clicks is an e-commerce agency dedicated to helping Amazon sellers and vendors excel through advertising. Marketplace Clicks helps their clients to grow their brand and increase sales on Amazon. They provide full campaign management for Sponsored Products, Sponsored Brands and more.
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announced 10/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Know IT AB, will acquire Creuna A/S

synopsis: Sweden-based Knowit AB will acquire Creuna to substantially strengthens its position in the Nordic region. With the acquisition, Creuna will become part of Knowit Experience. Headquartered in Denmark, Creuna is a Nordic digital agency that builds platforms for branding, eCommerce, and self-service.
buyer: Know IT AB (OM:KNOW:$588.48)
Sweden-based Knowit is a consultancy firm that creates unique customer values by offering digital and cross-functional solutions from three business areas: Experience, Insight, and Solutions. "
target: Creuna A/S
Creuna is a Nordic digital agency based in Denmark. Creuna builds platforms for branding, eCommerce, and self-service, as well as creates awareness-raising campaigns that increase loyalty. They combine strategy, creativity, and technology to create experiences that set brands apart from the crowd.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
15.9x
closed 4/28/2020 via PR Newswire

VaynerX, acquired Lucid Fusion, Inc.

synopsis: VaynerX has announced the launch of VaynerCommerce following its acquisition of Lucid Fusion, a leading e-commerce, engineering, and design company. The new entity will combine Lucid Fusion's deep e-commerce knowledge with VaynerX's unique approach to growing brands in order to help companies build sustainable e-commerce businesses.
buyer: VaynerX
VaynerX is a global modern-day marketing and communications company. Subsidiaries include VaynerMedia, VaynerProductions, The Sasha Group, Gallery Media Group, VaynerCommerce, Tracer and VaynerSpeakers. "
target: Lucid Fusion, Inc.
Lucid Fusion is an e-commerce firm that enables businesses to better connect their brands with their customers. Lucid Fusion's team of specialist help companies build or revamp their e-commerce store, optimize conversions, strengthen brand equity, and implement Shopify Plus into their online stores.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Convert Digital, acquired Convert Digital

synopsis: Convert Digital has been acquired by partners Andrew Waite, Adam Littlechild and Luke Anderson. Convert Digital provide commerce solutions for an ever-changing digital landscape. Website design and development, online business strategy, conversion optimization and Magento solutions architecture are their chosen disciplines.
buyer: Convert Digital
Andrew Waite, Adam Littlechild and Luke Anderson are partners at Australia-based Convert Digital, a company that provides commerce solutions for an ever-changing digital landscape. "
target: Convert Digital
Convert Digital provide commerce solutions for an ever-changing digital landscape. Website design and development, online business strategy, conversion optimization and Magento solutions architecture are their chosen disciplines.
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closed 5/3/2019 via PR Newswire

Overdose Digital, acquired 5xThinking

synopsis: Digital commerce accelerator Overdose Digital announced the acquisition of 5xThinking, an eCommerce agency advising and implementing strategies for luxury and retail clients on all things digital. They are based in London and NYC.
buyer: Overdose Digital
Overdose Digital is a leading high growth full service agency, with an acute focus on Commerce & Conversion. They specialize in delivering Strategy, Execution and Activation of bespoke solutions aligned to delivering fiscal business outcomes. They are based in New Zealand. "
target: 5xThinking
5xThinking is an eCommerce agency advising and implementing strategies for luxury and retail clients on all things digital. They are based in London and NYC.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Venture Stream, acquired Flow Digital

synopsis: Venture Stream, a full-service digital marketing and e-commerce consultancy, has acquired Flow Digital, a company that delivers web design & development, e-commerce and digital marketing projects that yield measurable results.
buyer: Venture Stream
Based in Great Britain, Venture Stream is a full-service digital marketing and e-commerce consultancy. They are passionate about helping clients thrive in e-commerce and digital marketing, offering expert consulting on strategy, marketing, technology, and design. "
target: Flow Digital
Based in the UK. Flow Digital delivers web design & development, e-commerce and digital marketing projects that yield measurable results. They equip ambitious brands with the tools and knowledge they need to unlock their digital potential, and provide ongoing support that maximizes growth.
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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Acosta, Inc., acquired OeP

synopsis: Acosta, an integrated sales and marketing services provider, announced it has acquired OeP, a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple categories and increasing brand presence and ROI on the world's largest eCommerce platform, Amazon.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta is an integrated sales and marketing services provider that enables consumer packaged goods brands and retailers to win in the modern marketplace by delivering progressive solutions and exceptional service. "
target: OeP
OeP is a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple categories and increasing brand presence and ROI on the world's largest eCommerce platform, Amazon.
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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Acosta, Inc., acquired OeP

synopsis: Acosta, an integrated sales and marketing services provider, announced it has acquired OeP, a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple categories and increasing brand presence and ROI on the world's largest eCommerce platform, Amazon.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta is an integrated sales and marketing services provider that enables consumer packaged goods brands and retailers to win in the modern marketplace by delivering progressive solutions and exceptional service. "
target: OeP
OeP is a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple categories and increasing brand presence and ROI on the world's largest eCommerce platform, Amazon.
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announced 11/17/2021 via PR Newswire

Acosta, Inc., will acquire Premium Retail Services

synopsis: Acosta, an integrated sales and marketing services provider, announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Premium Retail Services, a leading provider of tech-enabled retail merchandising, in-store sales and training, advanced analytics, and other purpose-built solutions for omnichannel retail.
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta is an integrated sales and marketing services provider that enables consumer packaged goods brands and retailers to win in the modern marketplace by delivering progressive solutions and exceptional service. "
target: Premium Retail Services
Premium Retail Services is a leading provider of tech-enabled retail merchandising, in-store sales and training, advanced analytics, and other purpose-built solutions for omnichannel retail.
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announced 6/25/2021 via PR Newswire

Acosta, Inc., will acquire Impact Group

synopsis: Acosta, a global integrated sales and marketing services provider in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, will acquire Impact Group, a dynamic sales and marketing agency with a national presence and local market expertise in natural, specialty, ethnic, and emerging brands.
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta is an integrated sales and marketing services provider that enables consumer packaged goods brands and retailers to win in the modern marketplace by delivering progressive solutions and exceptional service. "
target parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
target: Impact Group
Impact Group is a sales and marketing agency with offices and teams spread strategically across the country. Impact Group focuses on leading change through innovative services, including sales, merchandising, and category analytical support to companies in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry.
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closed 7/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Acosta, Inc., acquired ActionLink, LLC

synopsis: The Jacksonville-based consumer packaged goods marketing agency Acosta has acquired ActionLink, a relatively large-scale strategic marketing and sales solutions company focused on consumer electronics.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales & Marketing is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency providing outsourced headquarter sales, retail merchandising, marketing, and customer support services to consumer packaged goods companies. "
target: ActionLink, LLC
ActionLink is a relatively large-scale strategic marketing and sales solutions company focused on consumer electronics. ActionLink has helped ensure store readiness with technologies such as execution intelligence, a technical call center, logistics and warehouse operations.
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closed 6/7/2017 via Company Press Release

Acosta, Inc., acquired Summit Marketing Canada Ltd.

synopsis: Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry, has acquired Summit Marketing Canada Ltd. Summit Marketing Canada is Canada’s leading food service solutions provider and branded leaders in product sales, innovation & marketing to all channels with-in the food industry.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales & Marketing is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency providing outsourced headquarter sales, retail merchandising, marketing, and customer support services to consumer packaged goods companies. "
target: Summit Marketing Canada Ltd.
Summit Marketing Canada is Canadian Owned and operated with over 30 years of experience serving their customers. They are Canada’s leading food service solutions provider and branded leaders in product sales, innovation & marketing to all channels with-in the food industry.
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closed 1/11/2017 via Crain's BtoB

Acosta, Inc., acquired Contemporary Foodservice Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Contemporary Foodservice Marketing Inc., a marketing agency representing a variety of manufacturers and products throughout the Midwest, has been acquired by Acosta, a sales and marketing agency serving manufacturers headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla. Contemporary Foodservice will be rebranded under Acosta Cornerstone with the combination.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales & Marketing is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency providing outsourced headquarter sales, retail merchandising, marketing, and customer support services to consumer packaged goods companies. "
target: Contemporary Foodservice Marketing, Inc.
Contemporary Foodservice Marketing, Inc. is a manufacturers' representative group, covering the territories of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
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announced 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Acosta, Inc., will acquire Ignite Sales Management

synopsis: Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry, is acquiring Ignite Sales Management, an expert in helping manufacturers build and grow profitable brands.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales & Marketing is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency providing outsourced headquarter sales, retail merchandising, marketing, and customer support services to consumer packaged goods companies. "
target: Ignite Sales Management
Ignite is an expert in helping manufacturers build and grow profitable brands. Ignite is for established brands, typically represented by national brokers and achieving $5 - $20M+ in gross sales.
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announced 7/30/2014 via Wall Street Journal

Carlyle Group, will acquire Acosta, Inc.

synopsis: Carlyle Group LP has agreed to acquire in-store marketer Acosta Inc. from Thomas H. Lee Partners. Acosta helps consumer goods companies plan product launches and in-store displays as well as sort out distribution issues and track sales.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
price ($mm)
$4.80
rev ($mm)
$1,850
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0.0x
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announced 2/12/2014 via BusinessWire

Acosta, Inc., will acquire Anderson Daymon Worldwide

synopsis: Acosta Sales & Marketing, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Anderson Daymon Worldwide, the premier sales and marketing agency that exclusively serves Costco Wholesale, a multi-billion dollar global retailer.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. "
target: Anderson Daymon Worldwide
Anderson Daymon has represented brands and private label products exclusively to Costco Wholesale. Its mission is to source, develop and sell products and services that provide the greatest quality and value to Costco club members both domestically and internationally.
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closed 9/3/2013 via Company Press Release

Acosta, Inc., acquired Dynamic Marketing Group, Inc.

synopsis: Acosta has announced the acquisition of Dynamic Marketing Group, a group of professional consultants and marketers who specialize in marketing non-food products to the foodservice industry. The company is based in Raleigh, North Carolina.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. "
target: Dynamic Marketing Group, Inc.
Dynamic Marketing Group is a group of professional consultants and marketers who specialize in marketing non-food products to the foodservice industry. The company is based in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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announced 6/11/2012 via Company Press Release

Acosta, Inc., will acquire Mosaic Sales Solutions Holding Company

synopsis: Acosta Sales & Marketing announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mosaic Sales Solutions, a leading sales and merchandising, experiential marketing and interactive firm. Mosaic helps brands connect with consumers in non-traditional ways, including retail events, community experiences, and online social media extensions.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. "
target parent: Court Square Capital Partners
target: Mosaic Sales Solutions Holding Company
Mosaic has established itself as a clear leader in helping brands connect with consumers in non-traditional ways, including retail events, community experiences, assisted selling, and online social media extensions. Mosaic conducts thousands of consumer events and retail visits across North America.
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$300
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announced 1/5/2011 via Reuters

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., will acquire Acosta, Inc.

synopsis: Thomas H. Lee Partners LP plans to buy food marketer Acosta Inc from private-equity firm AEA Investors LP for more than $2 billion.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. is one of the largest and oldest private equity investment firms in the United States and has raised and managed almost $20 billion of capital, making investments in over 100 businesses since its founding in 1974. "
target parent: AEA Investors LP
target: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
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closed 6/7/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Acosta Sales and Marketing Company, acquired Frontline Marketing Inc.

synopsis: Alloy, Inc., one of the country's largest providers of targeted media and marketing programs, announced the sale of its FrontLine in-store marketing division to Acosta Sales and Marketing.
buyer: Acosta Sales and Marketing Company
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. "
target parent: Alloy Media + Marketing
target: Frontline Marketing Inc.
Frontline provides advertisers with efficient point-of-purchase advertising and merchandising solutions, giving packaged goods companies the means to measurably increase sales in some of the country’s largest retailers, including Safeway, Kroger, and Albertsons.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2009 via BusinessWire

Acosta Sales and Marketing Company, acquired TrueDemand Software

synopsis: Acosta Sales and Marketing Company has acquired selected assets from TrueDemand Software, a leading provider of store-level insights and analytics solutions for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies.
buyer: Acosta Sales and Marketing Company
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. "
target: TrueDemand Software
TrueDemand, provides software and services that help CPG companies lift sales while improving store operations, replenishment and supply chain business processes. The solution enables client teams to assess daily sales performance and to take action on specific recommendations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/30/2014 via Wall Street Journal

Carlyle Group, will acquire Acosta, Inc.

synopsis: Carlyle Group LP has agreed to acquire in-store marketer Acosta Inc. from Thomas H. Lee Partners. Acosta helps consumer goods companies plan product launches and in-store displays as well as sort out distribution issues and track sales.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
price ($mm)
$4.80
rev ($mm)
$1,850
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/5/2011 via Reuters

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., will acquire Acosta, Inc.

synopsis: Thomas H. Lee Partners LP plans to buy food marketer Acosta Inc from private-equity firm AEA Investors LP for more than $2 billion.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. is one of the largest and oldest private equity investment firms in the United States and has raised and managed almost $20 billion of capital, making investments in over 100 businesses since its founding in 1974. "
target parent: AEA Investors LP
target: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
price ($mm)
$2,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/12/2011 via BusinessWire

Coupons.com Incorporated, acquired Couponstar

synopsis: Coupons.com Incorporated, the recognized leader in digital coupons, including online printable, social, mobile and loyalty card promotions, announced the acquisition of the remaining 50 percent ownership of its UK joint-venture Couponstar Ltd, the European leader for digital coupons promotions.
buyer: Coupons.com Incorporated (QUOT:$424.68)
Coupons.com Inc. is the recognized leader in digital coupons, including online printable, save to loyalty card and mobile promotions. For consumers, the company’s products include Coupons.com, as well as Grocery iQ and Coupons.com mobile applications. "
target: Couponstar
Couponstar Ltd is the European leader for digital coupons promotions. Couponstar provides secure digital coupon (and voucher) solutions for fast moving consumer goods manufacturers and supermarket retailers across Europe.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/23/2006 via BusinessWire

Coupons, Inc., acquired Couponstar

synopsis: Coupons, Inc., the leading North American provider of printable coupon marketing and technology solutions, has acquired a 50 percent interest in Cashstar International, the Australian parent of Couponstar Ltd (UK) and Couponstar Pty Limited (Australia), companies that provide printable coupon marketing solutions within Europe, Asia, and Australia.
buyer: Coupons, Inc. (QUOT:$424.68)
Coupons, Inc. is the global leader in interactive coupon solutions, providing clients with complete coupon promotional opportunities that appeal to key customer demographics. Coupons' innovative marketing technology solutions help top brands and retailers reach consumers on thousands of Web sites. "
target: Couponstar
Couponstar, is a digital marketing and promotions company that specializes in "powering online printed coupon solutions(R)". Couponstar holds the exclusive global license for the Coupons, Inc. technology platform outside of North America.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/7/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Acosta Sales and Marketing Company, acquired Frontline Marketing Inc.

synopsis: Alloy, Inc., one of the country's largest providers of targeted media and marketing programs, announced the sale of its FrontLine in-store marketing division to Acosta Sales and Marketing.
buyer: Acosta Sales and Marketing Company
Acosta Sales and Marketing Company is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in North America, providing outsourced sales, merchandising, marketing, and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. "
target parent: Alloy Media + Marketing
target: Frontline Marketing Inc.
Frontline provides advertisers with efficient point-of-purchase advertising and merchandising solutions, giving packaged goods companies the means to measurably increase sales in some of the country’s largest retailers, including Safeway, Kroger, and Albertsons.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Alloy, Inc., acquired Frontline Marketing Inc.

synopsis: Alloy, Inc., a nontraditional media services company, announced today that it has acquired the operating assets of Frontline Marketing, Inc., a national in-store advertising and display network comprising approximately 8,000 grocery stores.
buyer: Alloy, Inc. (ALOY:$0.00)
Alloy, Inc. is a media, marketing services and direct marketing company targeting Generation Y, a key demographic segment comprising the more than 60 million boys and girls in the United States between the ages of 10 and 24. "
target: Frontline Marketing Inc.
Frontline provides advertisers with efficient point-of-purchase advertising and merchandising solutions, giving packaged goods companies the means to measurably increase sales in some of the country’s largest retailers, including Safeway, Kroger, and Albertsons.
price ($mm)
$5.80
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

DKSH Holding Ltd., will acquire Crossmark Australia and New Zealand

synopsis: DKSH has signed an agreement to acquire the field marketing provider Crossmark in Australia and New Zealand. Crossmark is a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods and services industry that delivers smarter solutions to clients for faster growth in an ever-changing world.
buyer: DKSH Holding Ltd. (SWX:DKSH:$11,600.35)
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Crossmark Australia and New Zealand
CROSSMARK is a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods and services industry that delivers smarter solutions to clients for faster growth in an ever-changing world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Advantage Solutions, acquired Sage Tree

synopsis: Advantage Solutions (Advantage) announced its acquisition of Sage Tree, LLC, a national sales agency focused on the eCommerce channel. Sage Tree is a strategic consultant for the online channel with three primary segments. The company’s sales teams drive distribution and execute marketing plans at online retailers to deliver growth.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions (Advantage) is a premier sales and marketing solutions company committed to building brand value for our clients and customers. Advantage’s customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising, and marketing services. "
target: Sage Tree
Sage Tree is uniquely qualified to help manufacturers think and act differently to turn marketplace realities into measurable sales growth. They integrate all aspects of the eCommerce channel to support the growth of their clients brands.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/19/2012 via BusinessWire

Warburg Pincus, will acquire CROSSMARK, Inc.

synopsis: CROSSMARK, a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods industry, announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with an affiliate of Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, whereby Warburg Pincus will make a majority investment in CROSSMARK.
buyer: Warburg Pincus
Warburg Pincus is a leading global private equity firm. The firm has more than $30 billion in assets under management. Its active portfolio of more than 125 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography. "
target: CROSSMARK, Inc.
CROSSMARK is a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods industry, providing growth solutions with exceptional service to manufacturers and retailers. They help the most powerful brands in the world achieve their business objectives across a wide range of retail channels.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2011 via BusinessWire

RichRelevance, Inc., acquired Searchandise Commerce

synopsis: RichRelevance has acquired Searchandise Commerce, the pioneer in retail search media. The acquisition expands RichRelevance’s monetization and award-winning Shopping Media capabilities to enable new strategies for reaching consumers with relevant brand advertising, deep in the purchase funnel on premium retail sites.
buyer: RichRelevance, Inc.
RichRelevance powers personalized shopping experiences for the world’s largest and most innovative retail brands. It helps retailers increase sales and customer engagement by recommending the most relevant products to consumers regardless of the channel they are shopping. "
target: Searchandise Commerce
Searchandise Commerce is an innovator in site monetization and retail media, pioneering the Retail Search Media space with the first retail search network for product manufacturers, their agencies and retail channel partners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Acosta, Inc., acquired ActionLink, LLC

synopsis: The Jacksonville-based consumer packaged goods marketing agency Acosta has acquired ActionLink, a relatively large-scale strategic marketing and sales solutions company focused on consumer electronics.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta Sales & Marketing is a leading full-service sales and marketing agency providing outsourced headquarter sales, retail merchandising, marketing, and customer support services to consumer packaged goods companies. "
target: ActionLink, LLC
ActionLink is a relatively large-scale strategic marketing and sales solutions company focused on consumer electronics. ActionLink has helped ensure store readiness with technologies such as execution intelligence, a technical call center, logistics and warehouse operations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/17/2010 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired CSM Worldwide

synopsis: IHS Inc., a leading global source of critical information and insight, announced the acquisition of CSM Worldwide, a leading automotive market forecasting firm dedicated to providing automotive suppliers with market information and production, powertrain and sales forecasting.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,589.00)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target: CSM Worldwide
CSM Worldwide provides trusted automotive market forecasting services and strategic advisory solutions to the world's top automotive manufacturers, suppliers and financial organizations.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/9/2021 via GlobeNewswire

H1Insights, Inc., acquired Carevoyance, LLC

synopsis: H1, which provides the largest global healthcare platform that connects healthcare professionals, has acquired Portland, Oregon based Carevoyance, a healthcare marketing company that offers ​​the best targeting, sales enablement, and physician segmentation platform to medical device sellers.
buyer: H1Insights, Inc.
H1 provides the largest global healthcare platform to help life sciences companies, hospitals, academic medical centers and health systems connect with providers, find clinical research, locate industry experts, and benchmark their organization. "
target: Carevoyance, LLC
Carevoyance is a healthcare marketing platform that uses unique data science, engineering, and physician insight to synthesize opaque, disparate, and diverse sources of healthcare data to enable medical technology companies to understand, interpret, and take smarter actions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Trax Image Recognition, acquired Survey.com

synopsis: Trax, a leading provider of computer vision and analytics solutions for retail, announced its acquisition of Survey.com, a leading provider of prescriptive sales activation and merchandising services for emerging/mid-market consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands.
buyer: Trax Image Recognition
Singapore-based Trax is a leading provider of computer vision solutions and analytics for retail. They enable tighter execution controls in-store and provide clients with the ability to leverage competitive insights through its in-store execution tools, market measurement, and analytics services. "
target: Survey.com
Survey.com is a leading provider of prescriptive sales activation and merchandising services for emerging/mid-market consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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