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closed 3/31/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Kargo Global, Inc., acquired Parsec Media

synopsis: Kargo, a pioneer in attention optimization, has acquired the attention-based mobile advertising business, Parsec. Parsec works with leading publishers across every vertical to provide a 100 percent transparent, brand-safe, and contextually relevant environment for brands.
buyer: Kargo Global, Inc.
Kargo creates memorable digital advertising and content experiences. With a suite of impactful, exclusive advertising solutions, brands choose Kargo to make customer connections that count. "
target: Parsec Media
Parsec Media, a pioneer in attention optimization, quantifies the success of creatives and tactics. Parsec works with leading publishers across every vertical to provide a 100 percent transparent, brand-safe, and contextually relevant environment for brands.
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closed 12/13/2010 via BusinessWire

Undertone, Inc., acquired WWN

synopsis: Undertone announced it has acquired WWN, a digital representation firm that helps global brands connect with audiences on the world’s best websites. The acquisition unifies two organizations that are known for providing advertisers with premium reach on quality sites and gives publishers a unique opportunity to monetize both locally and globally.
buyer: Undertone, Inc.
Undertone delivers quality display and video experiences for advertisers, publishers and the audiences they serve. Undertone’s Digital Advertising Suite™ is a unified platform that supports targeting, optimization and reporting across multiple formats. "
target: WWN
Founded in 2003, WWN is a European digital representation firm, headquartered in Paris, France. WWN has relationships with hundreds of leading professional news and information publishing partners in more than 40 countries. Clients include premier brands and agencies across Europe.
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closed 2/11/2010 via BusinessWire

Techs Loanstar, Inc., merged with ZenZuu USA, Inc.

synopsis: Techs Loanstar, Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of social networking site ZenZuu USA, Inc. (“ZZUSA”). Techs plans on ceasing all operations relating to its historical business and has adopted the business plan of ZZUSA.
buyer: Techs Loanstar, Inc. (TCLN:$0.00)
Techs Loanstar, Inc., a Nevada company, was initially organized to provide loan management service and software for the equity and payday loan industry. Upon completion of the reverse merger with ZenZuu Techs Loanstar will cease all operations. "
target: ZenZuu USA, Inc.
Zenzuu is a social network that provides its users with the opportunity to keep in touch with a massive global community anytime, anywhere while making money in an Ad Revenue Sharing program.
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closed 9/9/2020 via PR Newswire

inMarket Media LLC, acquired NinthDecimal

synopsis: InMarket, the leader in 360° consumer intelligence and real-time activation, has acquired assets from NinthDecimal, a pioneer in location-based attribution and analytics. NinthDecimal harnesses location data to build a precise understanding of consumers' physical-world behavior.
buyer: inMarket Media LLC
inMarket is the leader in digital advertising for the physical world. inMarket uses verified, real-time data from first-party integrations with the world's most popular apps to identify and engage consumers at every stage of the shopping cycle. "
target: NinthDecimal
NinthDecimal is the marketing platform powered by location data. It harnesses this data to build a precise understanding of consumers' physical-world behavior. Clients activate this customer intelligence through audience targeting, measurement, insights, and data licensing solutions.
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closed 9/29/2010 via PR Newswire

Marketron, acquired mSnap, Inc.

synopsis: Marketron, the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry, announced that it has acquired mSnap, the largest broadcast-based mobile advertising network in the U.S. and a leading provider of mobile advertising solutions.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Marketron
Marketron is the leading provider of business software solutions and services for the media industry. Marketron's traffic, digital, business intelligence and exchange platform and services drive innovation to create new growth opportunities that produce the maximum value for clients. "
target parent: SmartReply, Inc.
target: mSnap, Inc.
mSnap is a leading Mobile Ad Network, enabled by a Platform for Broadcasters and Advertisers to easily create and manage mobile campaigns in real-time. The platform capabilities includes SMS, MMS, and WAP functionality with superior reporting and analytics.
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closed 10/8/2009 via BusinessWire

Burst! Media, acquired Giant Realm, Inc.

synopsis: Burst Media, a leading provider of advertising representation, services and technology to independent Web Publishers, announced that the company has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of New York-based Giant Realm, Inc.
buyer: Burst! Media
Burst Media is a leading provider of advertising representation, services and technology to independent Web Publishers. Burst Media enables advertisers to reach finely segmented, engaged consumers as they visit Burst’s extensive number of interest-based sub-channels. "
target: Giant Realm, Inc.
Giant Realm is a leading online media company that targets the tough to reach male 18-34 year old demographic by delivering original, high-quality content from respected voices in the hottest areas of entertainment - including gaming, film, television, humor, music and gadgets.
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$2.50
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closed 4/13/2022 via PR Newswire

OpenWeb, acquired Adyoulike SA

synopsis: OpenWeb, the premium audience relationship platform, has acquired ADYOULIKE, a global advertising platform. ADYOULIKE is an omnichannel digital advertising marketplace bringing together top-tier media, unique formats, and inspiring ads.
buyer: OpenWeb
OpenWeb is a premium audience relationship platform. OpenWeb partners with publishers and brands to build strong, direct relationships with their audiences. Their OpenWebOS suite enables users to build vibrant communities rooted in healthy conversations and robust social experiences. "
target: Adyoulike SA
ADYOULIKE is a pioneer in native advertising technology offering programmatic solutions that enable brands to scale campaigns across premium and niche properties while ensuring publishers maximize the value of their inventory.
price ($mm)
$100
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announced 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

REV Media Group, will acquire iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Rev Asia Bhd has agreed to acquire iMedia, a Malaysian digital media company focusing on content, technology and social influencer marketing. iMedia owns and represents some digital properties which have a combined reach of over 8 million Malaysians monthly. 
buyer parent: Media Prima Bhd
buyer: REV Media Group (KLSE:REV:$0.00)
REV Media Group (Rev Asia Bhd) is the leading digital publisher in Malaysia, representing over 30 top authority brands with an extensive distribution network that reaches out to more than 15 million people each month, about 75% of Malaysia’s internet population. "
target: iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd
Based in Malaysia and backed by Catcha Group, iMedia is a new digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists. iMedia sells media advertising solutions for popular local language sites and social influencer platforms.
price ($mm)
$9.55
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closed 12/19/2019 via PR Newswire

Forward PMX, acquired The Search Agency

synopsis: ForwardPMX, a global brand performance marketing agency, has acquired The Search Agency, a digital marketing firm that uses data and technology to drive results for businesses. This strategic move bolsters the combined team's position as the agency of choice for enterprise businesses requiring world-class, full-funnel marketing services.
buyer parent: Stagwell Group
buyer: Forward PMX
ForwardPMX is a global brand performance agency designed to help brands find the changes that deliver meaningful growth to their businesses. ForwardPMX brings a unified global vision with local depth and expertise across a comprehensive set of data, technology, and performance solutions. "
target: The Search Agency
The Search Agency is a performance marketing agency that uses data & technology, world-class service, and a strategic framework to drive results for businesses. Their services include Paid Search, SEO, Landing Page Optimization, Display Media, Social Media, and Comparison-Shopping Management.
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closed 1/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired HelloWorld

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Detroit, Michigan-based HelloWorld, a digital marketing solutions provider focused on promotion and loyalty solutions. The business will be rebranded “HelloWorld, a Merkle Company.” Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: HelloWorld
HelloWorld is a digital marketing solutions company working with the world’s leading brands. The powerful combination of native platform technology and marketing strategy allows marketers to accelerate growth and deepen customer impact.
price ($mm)
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$70
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0.0x
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closed 6/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

WhiteSmoke Software Ltd, acquired GMS Digital Ltd.

synopsis: WhiteSmoke has acquired GMS Digital to get a foothold in the growing field of video advertising. GMS Digital was founded in 2014 and offers advertisers and content owners in mobile and desktop monetization technology and advanced optimization services.
buyer: WhiteSmoke Software Ltd (TASE:WSMK:$10.34)
WhiteSmoke is a leading company in the field of English writing technologies, with a focus on products that enhance and correct grammar, spelling, and writing style. Their products are based on natural language processing technology, featuring artificial intelligence algorithms for text analysis. "
target: GMS Digital Ltd.
GMS Digital is a provider of digital video advertising solutions. They are an online advertising network that enables advertisers and agencies to target audiences through publishers using modern technologies and methods.
price ($mm)
$1.20
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announced 10/8/2014 via Company Press Release

The Mission Marketing Group plc, will acquire Splash Interactive

synopsis: The Mission Marketing Group announced that it has agreed to acquire the digitally-led marketing services agency group, Splash Interactive. With offices in Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Vietnam, Splash works with some of the leading Client Companies in the region, including leading local and multi-national banks.
buyer: The Mission Marketing Group plc (AIM:TMMG:$176.19)
The Mission Marketing Group plc is a national network of creative communications Agencies. The Group portfolio comprises integrated, multi-discipline, multi-sector Agencies, specialists in specific marketing/communications activities and specialists in particular market sectors. "
target: Splash Interactive
Splash Interactive is a digital marketing agency. From good, intuitive design to innovative web, mobile and tablet applications, complex backends and platforms, social media on earned and paid media, they ensure Clients not only navigate, but make waves on all digital media.
price ($mm)
$0.48*
rev ($mm)
$4
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1.3x
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closed 5/27/2014 via PR Newswire

RapidFire, acquired IGA Worldwide

synopsis: RapidFire, the #1 in-game advertising network, announced the acquisition of IGA Worldwide's proprietary technology for delivering real-time advertisements inside of video games.
buyer: RapidFire
RapidFire is the World's largest in-game advertising company, founded in the fall of 2011 and is headquartered in Vancouver. The company enables advertisers to target millions of highly engaged consumers playing video games across a wide range of gaming platforms and genres. "
target: IGA Worldwide
IGA serves advertisers and video game publishers looking to include marketing messages within console and PC games. IGA’s roster of publisher partners includes Electronic Arts, Valve, and Atari among others.
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closed 8/21/2012 via Market Wire

Catterton Partners, acquired ePrize, LLC

synopsis: ePrize LLC, the leader in digital engagement specializing in mobile, social and web campaigns, announced that it was acquired by Catterton Partners, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm. This investment will be used to accelerate ePrize's overall growth and expansion, particularly in the multi-channel engagement and CRM arenas.
buyer: Catterton Partners
With more than $2.5 billion currently under management and a twenty-three year track record of success in building high growth companies, Catterton Partners is the leading consumer-focused private equity firm. "
target: ePrize, LLC
ePrize is the global leader in digital engagement. The company incentivizes consumer behavior across mobile, social and web for the world's largest brands. Last year, more than half of the Fortune 100 and many world-class agencies relied on ePrize's creative, technology and legal services.
price ($mm)
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$54
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closed 3/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Vertro, Inc.

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an online marketing technology and services company and Vertro, Inc., an online advertising and search company and the owner of the ALOT™ Internet product portfolio, announced the closing of their merger.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an Internet company proficient at delivering clicks, leads and sales to advertisers through targeting that utilizes unique data and sophisticated analytics. The Company operates as two business segments: Performance Marketing and Web Properties. "
target: Vertro, Inc. (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is an Internet company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT offers two primary products to consumers: ALOT Home, a homepage product, and ALOT Appbar, a piece of software that integrates into users' web browsers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$19 [$15]
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$32
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closed 10/27/2010 via PR Newswire

Costa IMC., acquired CAM Advertising & Media

synopsis: COSTA IMC is proud to announce the acquisition of CAM Advertising & Media. CAM was founded by Carlos Morales and has been operating in Central America and the Andean region for the past 10 years. Among the agency's current clients are leading brands such as Anheuser-Busch InBev, Del Monte, Sabic, Saudi Aramco and Discovery Networks.
buyer: Costa IMC.
COSTA IMC is a branding and interactive marketing agency led by marketers with deep roots in effective communications, creative executions and ROI. The team is comprised of executives who have launched and managed some of the best brands in the world. "
target: CAM Advertising & Media
CAM, Creative Advertising Media, based in Venice Beach, is an innovative, creative and affordable advertising agency specializing in outdoor and online advertising.
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closed 9/20/2010 via Market Wire

Schawk, Inc., acquired Untitled London Limited

synopsis: Schawk, Inc., a leading provider of brand point management services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers to create deeper brand affinity, announced that it has expanded its digital marketing services by acquiring the boutique digital agency Untitled London Limited, which is based in London, United Kingdom.
buyer: Schawk, Inc. (SGK:$442.64)
Schawk, Inc. is a leading provider of brand point management services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers to create deeper brand affinity. "
target: Untitled London Limited
Untitled London Limited, with annual revenues of approximately $0.7 million, provides strategic, creative and technical services for digital marketing across web, mobile and social touch points.
price ($mm)
$0.86
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$1
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closed 8/12/2010 via Company Press Release

JWT, acquired Digitaria Interactive, Inc.

synopsis: Digitaria, a leading digital marketing and technology firm, announced that it has been acquired by JWT North America. Led by CEO Dan Khabie, Digitaria is a full service agency whose experience and capabilities have positioned the San Diego based firm as a strategic leader in the digital realm.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: JWT
JWT is the world's best-known marketing communications brand. Headquartered in New York, JWT is a true global network with more than 200 offices in over 90 countries employing nearly 10,000 marketing professionals. "
target: Digitaria Interactive, Inc.
Digitaria Interactive, Inc. operates as a digital technology and marketing company. The company develops digital experiences online through Web sites, intranets, extranets, digital asset management, interactive marketing campaigns, and business solutions.
price ($mm)
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$14
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closed 6/9/2010 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired ADISN, Inc.

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, announced that it has acquired Adisn, a next generation Digital Ad Agency that uses relationship data from the social web to enhance targeting, for $5.5 million, the largest acquisition in CrowdGather’s history.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners and forum advertisers. "
target: ADISN, Inc.
Adisn is a next generation Digital Ad Agency that uses relationship data from the social web to enhance targeting. Adisn has proven that the aggregate of web conversations, web profiles, online blogs, and behavior create millions of relationships between seemingly unrelated topics.
price ($mm)
$4.44
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$1
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closed 5/18/2010 via Market Wire

Cyberplex Inc., acquired Tsavo Media

synopsis: Cyberplex Inc. a global leader in performance-based online marketing and technology solutions announced that it successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of leading online media publisher, Tsavo Media, in a transaction valued at US$75 million.
buyer: Cyberplex Inc. (CYPXF:$106.86)
Cyberplex Inc. leverages its proprietary affiliate network, robust advertising relationships and experience, along with technology design, development and solutions specialists to develop and implement web-based programs and solutions that have a proven record in delivering results. "
target: Tsavo Media
Consumer sites, informational properties and social media blogs in the Tsavo portfolio focus on categories such as technology, finance, education, home & garden and lifestyles. Tsavo websites offer helpful facts and guidance, news, commentary and professional services to the millions of people.
price ($mm)
$76
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$110
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
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0.7x
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4.5x
closed 3/31/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Kargo Global, Inc., acquired Parsec Media

synopsis: Kargo, a pioneer in attention optimization, has acquired the attention-based mobile advertising business, Parsec. Parsec works with leading publishers across every vertical to provide a 100 percent transparent, brand-safe, and contextually relevant environment for brands.
buyer: Kargo Global, Inc.
Kargo creates memorable digital advertising and content experiences. With a suite of impactful, exclusive advertising solutions, brands choose Kargo to make customer connections that count. "
target: Parsec Media
Parsec Media, a pioneer in attention optimization, quantifies the success of creatives and tactics. Parsec works with leading publishers across every vertical to provide a 100 percent transparent, brand-safe, and contextually relevant environment for brands.
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closed 8/8/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Kargo Global, Inc., acquired Ziggeo

synopsis: Kargo announced the acquisition of Ziggeo, a video player and technology company. Ziggeo brings a suite of products to Kargo’s growing omni-channel platform, including a video player, video recording capabilities and numerous APIs.
buyer: Kargo Global, Inc.
Kargo creates memorable digital advertising and content experiences. With a suite of impactful, exclusive advertising solutions, brands choose Kargo to make customer connections that count. "
target: Ziggeo
Ziggeo is a cloud-based video technology SaaS company that provides asynchronous video APIs, mobile SDKs and tools to deliver enterprise-grade WebRTC capabilities. Ziggeo's API for Video Recording and Playback won the API: World Award for its Music/Video API.
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closed 3/31/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Kargo Global, Inc., acquired Parsec Media

synopsis: Kargo, a pioneer in attention optimization, has acquired the attention-based mobile advertising business, Parsec. Parsec works with leading publishers across every vertical to provide a 100 percent transparent, brand-safe, and contextually relevant environment for brands.
buyer: Kargo Global, Inc.
Kargo creates memorable digital advertising and content experiences. With a suite of impactful, exclusive advertising solutions, brands choose Kargo to make customer connections that count. "
target: Parsec Media
Parsec Media, a pioneer in attention optimization, quantifies the success of creatives and tactics. Parsec works with leading publishers across every vertical to provide a 100 percent transparent, brand-safe, and contextually relevant environment for brands.
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closed 10/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Kargo Global, Inc., acquired StitcherAds

synopsis: Kargo, the leader in digital high impact advertising, announced the acquisition of the commerce-driven paid social advertising powerhouse StitcherAds. StitcherAds helps advertisers and agencies scale full-funnel performance marketing campaigns on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat and TikTok.
buyer: Kargo Global, Inc.
StitcherAds is a commerce-centric marketing platform that drives online and offline sales for retailers and brands within the walled gardens. The technology uses real-time product feeds and consumer data to generate personalized, dynamic product ads, including a digital circular experience. "
target: StitcherAds
StitcherAds helps advertisers and agencies scale full-funnel performance marketing campaigns on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat and TikTok. Since conception, StitcherAds has empowered some of the world’s largest eCommerce and retail businesses worldwide.
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$64
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closed 8/26/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Kargo Global, Inc., acquired Rhombus Inc.

synopsis: Kargo, the leader in mobile advertising, announced that the company has acquired Rhombus, an ad platform built around embedded social content on publishers’ sites. Now called Social Canvas, the technology will be fully integrated into the Kargo platform, where advertisers and publishers can trade on the unique ad placement.
buyer: Kargo Global, Inc.
Kargo provides brands, agencies and advertisers with a transparent, brand-safe mobile environment that eclipses the scale of Facebook and Google. "
target: Rhombus Inc.
Rhombus is an ad platform built around embedded social content on publishers’ sites. Their vision is to make digital advertising contextual, unobtrusive, and sustainable for brands, publishers, and consumers.
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closed 8/26/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Kargo Global, Inc., acquired Rhombus Inc.

synopsis: Kargo, the leader in mobile advertising, announced that the company has acquired Rhombus, an ad platform built around embedded social content on publishers’ sites. Now called Social Canvas, the technology will be fully integrated into the Kargo platform, where advertisers and publishers can trade on the unique ad placement.
buyer: Kargo Global, Inc.
Kargo provides brands, agencies and advertisers with a transparent, brand-safe mobile environment that eclipses the scale of Facebook and Google. "
target: Rhombus Inc.
Rhombus is an ad platform built around embedded social content on publishers’ sites. Their vision is to make digital advertising contextual, unobtrusive, and sustainable for brands, publishers, and consumers.
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announced 5/18/2011 via BusinessWire

Yahoo! Inc., will acquire 5to1.com, LLC.

synopsis: Yahoo! Inc., the premier digital media company, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 5to1 Holding Corp. 5to1 is an online advertising alliance consisting exclusively of major media publishers. Built on a proprietary publisher-controlled platform, 5to1 offers top brand advertisers premium inventory at mass scale.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: 5to1.com, LLC. (FTOH:$0.78)
5to1.com, LLC. is an online advertising alliance consisting exclusively of major media publishers. Built on a proprietary publisher-controlled platform, 5to1 offers top brand advertisers premium inventory at mass scale.
price ($mm)[EV]
$22 [$21]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
33.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/27/2005 via BNC Analysis

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Web Marketing Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Online advertising services firm ValueClick Inc. on Monday said it closed its acquisitions of Web Marketing Holdings Inc. and E-Babylon Inc. and raised its financial outlook for the year. ValueClick acquired Web Marketing for $141 million -- about $122 million in cash, 1.8 million ValueClick shares and 350,000 options to buy stock.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. "
target: Web Marketing Holdings, Inc.
Web Clients is a leading provider of online lead-generation marketing services, focused primarily on helping advertisers generate leads using the cost-per-acquisition (CPA) and cost-per-lead (CPL) pricing models.
price ($mm)
$166
rev ($mm)
$59
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
14.5x
announced 2/15/2006 via BusinessWire

TownNews.com, will purchase ZWire, AdQuest and a national advertising network from PowerOne Media

synopsis: TownNews.com and PowerOne Media jointly announced today that TownNews.com is purchasing ZWire, AdQuest and a national advertising network from PowerOne Media.
buyer parent: Lee Enterprises, Inc.
buyer: TownNews.com
TownNews.com helps more than 850 newspapers - dailies and weeklies - in 48 states publish interactive editions on the World Wide Web of the Internet. "
seller: PowerOne Media
PowerOne Media is based in East Greenbush, NY. It will continue with its online automobile vertical solution, Car Cast, and with its online employment solution, Career Site. Lee Enterprises is one of PowerOne Media's owners.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

ShowHeroes GmbH, acquired Union Media Limited

synopsis: ShowHeroes Group, Europe’s leading, independent provider of video solutions for digital publishers and advertisers, is acquiring Union Media, a joint venture between five leading EMEA video technology providers which helps advertisers run contextually-targeted campaigns across local European publishers.
buyer: ShowHeroes GmbH
ShowHeroes is Europe’s leading, independent provider of video solutions for digital publishers and advertisers. Its proprietary video platform consists of a library of thousands of unique video content clips, efficient video asset and playlist management. "
target: Union Media Limited
Union Media is a joint venture between five leading EMEA video technology providers which helps advertisers run contextually-targeted campaigns across local European publishers.
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closed 3/13/2013 via BtoBonline.com

ePublishing, Inc., acquired Next-Tech Markets

synopsis: ePublishing Inc. has acquired Next-Tech Markets, parent of the B2B Audience Network. The B2B Audience Network aggregates audiences from more than 300 niche online publications and enables publishing partners, such as Cygnus Business Media and UBM, to expand their reach to audiences similar to their own.
buyer: ePublishing, Inc.
ePublishing drives maximum profit for publishers and media companies with tools and services that empower clients to create a wide range of business models; leverage new and diversified income streams; and automatically generate deep reader engagement with Contextual Content, Community and Commerce."
target: Next-Tech Markets
Next-Tech Markets launched the B2B Audience Network in 2011, an advertising sales hub serving the interests of a growing group of independent, B2B publishers, website owners and content creators.
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closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Azerion BV, acquired Infinia Mobile

synopsis: Azerion, the digital entertainment and media platform, announced the proposed acquisition of Infinia, a digital marketing company based in Spain with an attractive footprint in Latin America.
buyer: Azerion BV (ENXTAM:AZRN:$319.89)
Azerion is a Netherlands-based media, gaming, and technology company that provides safe, reliable, valuable content and services. Azerion engages users while helping advertisers and publishers connect with them by tailoring advertising and content solutions to markets where they're present. "
target: Infinia Mobile
Infinia is a digital marketing company based in Spain. They purchase inventory from digital publishers and sell it to agencies and advertisers, using proprietary data segmentation and profiling capabilities.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Iotec Global, acquired Platform360

synopsis: Platform360, a leading native advertising firm has been acquired by digital media consultants Iotec Global, where it will form a key component in Iotec's mission to increase transparency, quality and trust in the digital media supply chain.
buyer: Iotec Global
Iotec Global is an independent ethical digital media consultant. They provide transparent media buying, intelligent insights and expertise to enable brands to understand and intelligently act in real context and in real time. "
target: Platform360
By combining a proprietary Native-oriented AdTech stack, and a curated (ever-growing) network of publishers, Platform360 is able to reach a global audience of 1.2 billion and drive brand-safe advertising solutions that deliver meaningful results.
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closed 5/14/2007 via Company Press Release

New York Publishing Group, Inc., acquired Adotas, Inc.

synopsis: It was announced that New York Publishing Group (NYPG) has purchased Adotas, an advertising industry website and newsletter. Pesach Lattin, founder of Adotas and CEO of professional interactive ad/sales organization Vizi|Media, made the announcement this morning.
buyer: New York Publishing Group, Inc.
New York Publishing Group, lead by industry veteran and columnist Robert Regular, is a new and innovative publishing company focused on online content and events. "
target: Adotas, Inc.
ADOTAS is the premier interactive advertising publication on the web, reaching over 100,000 advertising professionals weekly. Our emphasis is on providing the best information on media buying and media planning to the interactive community, delivered by the foremost experts in the field.
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closed 9/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

NewBay Media LLC, acquired Signage solutions

synopsis: NewBay Media has acquired the assets of Signage Solutions from Partners Publishing, including the magazine’s web assets, editorial content, and subscriber lists. Signage Solutions is a technology and solution resource for digital signage, digital out-of-home, mobile and place-based digital networks.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay Media is the leading information and marketing solutions provider for the Pro Audio, Broadcast and Video, Music, AV/Consumer Electronics and Education markets. NewBay delivers its premier content through their award-winning portfolio of integrated platforms. "
target parent: Partners Publishing
target: Signage Solutions
Signage Solutions is a technology and solution resource for digital signage, digital out-of-home, mobile and place-based digital networks. Signage Solutions also produces a bi-monthly magazine devoted 100% to digital signage, digital out-of-home and place based networks.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Skift, acquired EventMB

synopsis: Skift, the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel, has acquired EventMB, the first blog for event professionals. EventMB is the go-to online resource for Trends, Technology, Innovation and Education for the event industry. EventMB offers daily articles that are read by thousands of event professionals from around the globe.
buyer: Skift
Skift is the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel, providing news, information, data and services to all sectors of the world’s largest industry. Skift identifies and synthesizes existing and emerging trends in its daily coverage of the global travel industry. "
target: EventMB
EventMB is the first blog for event professionals. EventMB is the go-to online resource for Trends, Technology, Innovation and Education for the event industry. EventMB offers daily articles that are read by thousands of event professionals from around the globe.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/15/2014 via BNC Analysis

Freelancer.com, acquired Warrior Forum

synopsis: Freelancer.com has confirmed that it has acquired Warrior Forum, a marketplace and forum for digital marketing professionals. The company allows marketing professionals to swap intel on topics including SEO, mobile marketing, social media, ad networks and more.
buyer: Freelancer.com (ASX:FLN:$35.57)
Triple Webby award-winning Freelancer.com is the world's largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by total number of users and projects posted. Over 10.7 million registered users have posted 5.7 million projects and contests to date in over 600 areas. "
target: Warrior Forum
Warrior Forum, a marketplace and forum for digital marketing professionals. Warrior Forum allows marketing professionals to swap intel on topics including SEO, mobile marketing, social media, ad networks and more.
price ($mm)
$3.20
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2006 via BusinessWire

Gannett Co., Inc., acquired Planet Discover

synopsis: Gannett today acquired Planet Discover, a provider of local, integrated online search and advertising technology. Planet Discover provides the platform that powers local search on a number of leading Web sites. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,208.08)
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company operating on multiple platforms including the Internet, mobile, newspapers, magazines and TV stations. Gannett is an Internet leader with hundreds of newspaper and TV Web sites. "
target: Planet Discover
Planet Discover's integrated local search solutions provide publishers with the versatility, flexibility, and scalability needed to deliver robust local search results from multiple content sources.
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closed 4/13/2010 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, Inc., acquired BeyeNETWORK

synopsis: Technology media company TechTarget, Inc. announces the acquisition of global BeyeNETWORK which includes websites BeyeNETWORK.com™, BeyeBLOGS.com™, BeyeRESEARCH.com™ and the related international-language sites. BeyeNETWORK is a group of online technology sites that provide news and expert information.
buyer: TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: BeyeNETWORK
BeyeNETWORK is an online network of sites that provide free resources for business intelligence professionals. The Network offers media in a variety of formats, leading the industry with news, articles from industry experts, newsletters, executive spotlights, podcasts and blogs.
price ($mm)
$1.30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired JAZD Markets, Inc.

synopsis: Questex, a leading global business information company, announced that it has acquired the technology and substantially all the business assets of Jazd Markets, the global sourcing and lead-generation company.
buyer parent: Credit Suisse Group AG
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group LLC is a leading global business media company. The company serves the beauty, spa, travel, hospitality, beverage, bar, nightclub, leisure, consumer electronics and entertainment markets as well as the technology, finance, life sciences and health care sectors. "
target: JAZD Markets, Inc.
Founded in 2008, JAZD Markets is a comprehensive MaaS platform company built by online marketers and B2B publishers to deliver the highest tangible return from online marketing investment available today.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/28/2006 via PR Newswire

DoubleClick Inc., acquired Klipmart Corp.

synopsis: DoubleClick Inc., the premier provider of digital advertising technology and services, announced that it has acquired Klipmart, the nation's largest provider of online video advertising and management solutions for web publishers, agencies, and marketers.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: DoubleClick Inc.
DoubleClick provides technology and services that empower marketers, agencies and web publishers to work together successfully and profit from their digital marketing investments. Our focus on innovation, reliability and insight enables clients to improve productivity and results. "
target: Klipmart Corp.
Klipmart is the largest U.S. provider of online video services to create, deliver, and manage online video advertising campaigns. Online marketers can deliver video messages that reach over 98% of Internet users because Klipmart’s video ads are accepted by leading publishers and networks.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/8/2006 via BusinessWire

Yellow Book USA, acquired Click Forward Marketing LLC

synopsis: Yellow Book USA announced today that it has acquired the search engine marketing company Click Forward Marketing LLC. This acquisition brings together the technological skills of Click Forward with the nationwide sales force of Yellow Book and will allow Yellow Book to deliver low cost leads to advertisers.
buyer parent: Yell Group Ltd.
buyer: Yellow Book USA (:$405.00)
Yellowbook is a national leader in local search and advertiser content, managing a comprehensive online and print product portfolio that provides users easy access to local business information and advertisers a single source for cost effective media programs. "
target: Click Forward Marketing LLC
Click Forward is a leader in providing enterprise level outsourcing of Internet advertising for directory publishers worldwide. Our proprietary software allows us to efficiently generate search engine listings and manage bids for thousands of local advertisers simultaneously.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Prodege, LLC, acquired AdGate Media

synopsis: Prodege, a cutting-edge marketing and consumer insights platform, announced that it has acquired AdGate Media, a digital advertising company that connects users of popular websites and apps with premium brands. This acquisition furthers Prodege’s mission to help its clients reach engaged audiences.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Prodege, LLC
Prodege is a cutting-edge marketing and consumer insights platform that leverages its global audience of reward program members to power its business solutions. Its innovative offerings enable leading brands and agencies to gather insights and market to their target audiences. "
target: AdGate Media
Founded in 2011, AdGate Media helps mobile app developers maximize their revenues. They accomplish this by using non-intrusive advertising that rewards users for engagement with premium brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Business Promotion, Inc., acquired Internet Marketing NewsWatch

synopsis: Nroo, Inc., of Gardnerville, NV, completed the sale of Internet Marketing NewsWatch, the world's leading online news source for Internet marketing, including the website, its associated newsletter and related assets, to Business Promotion, Inc. of Lexington, KY.
buyer: Business Promotion, Inc.
Business Promotion, Inc. offers small to medium businesses affordable and professional website creation with hosting and promoting those businesses on the Internet through proven Internet Marketing and Search Engine Optimization techniques. They also offer web design services. "
target: Internet Marketing NewsWatch
Since 2006, IM NewsWatch has been the trusted source of news of the Internet marketing industry, covering regulatory announcements, announcements by search engines, and other major service providers, as well as excerpts from blogs of note.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2019 via Company Press Release

SureSwift Capital, Inc., acquired TechdotMN, LLC

synopsis: Technology holding company SureSwift Capital Inc. has acquired 100% of TECHdotMN, LLC, a Minnesotan tech news creator and curator with an emphasis on startup culture. TECHdotMN has grown to become the longest running and farthest reaching independent publisher and promoter of local industry stories, data, events, and jobs.
buyer: SureSwift Capital, Inc.
SureSwift Capital is a holding company that actively invests in, and holds on to emerging media and Software as a Service (SaaS) properties with the intent to provide exceptional value to existing and future clients. SureSwift creates optimal outcomes for founders of bootstrapped SaaS businesses. "
target: TechdotMN, LLC
TECHdotMN is a Minnesotan tech news creator and curator with an emphasis on the startup culture. TECHdotMN has grown to become the longest running and farthest reaching independent publisher and promoter of Minnesota technology news, local industry stories, data, events, and jobs.
price ($mm)
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