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Backlight, acquired ftrack

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired ftrack, a scalable cloud-based project management solution in Sweden. ftrack helps clients in the media & entertainment industry to meet the ever-increasing demands of post production. Their solution makes it easy to seamlessly and securely collaborate with anyone, anywhere.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: ftrack
ftrack is a scalable cloud-based project management solution in Sweden. ftrack helps clients in the media & entertainment industry to meet the ever-increasing demands of post production. Their solution makes it easy to seamlessly and securely collaborate with anyone, anywhere.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired Celtx Inc.

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired Celtx, a leading provider of screenwriting tools in Canada. Celtx provides an all-in-one software solution for writing, planning, and managing media production. Their collaborative solution enables film, video, and video game producers to stay engaged and organized.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: Celtx Inc.
Celtx is a leading provider of screenwriting tools in Canada. Celtx provides an all-in-one software solution for writing, planning, and managing media production. Their collaborative solution enables film, video, and video game producers to stay engaged and organized.
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closed 3/17/2021 via PR Newswire

Signiant Inc., acquired Lesspain Software

synopsis: Signiant Inc. announced the acquisition of Lesspain Software, a German provider of embedded media processing software and the desktop application Kyno. Lesspain's talent and technology will be used to extend the functionality of Signiant's market-leading Software Defined Content Exchange (SDCX) SaaS platform.
buyer: Signiant Inc.
Signiant's enterprise software provides people and systems with fast, reliable, secure global access to valuable media assets ⎯ regardless of storage type or location. Their cloud-native Software Defined Content Exchange (SDCX) SaaS platform anchors the next-generation media technology stack. "
target: Lesspain Software
Lesspain Software, based in Germany, are the developers of Kyno, an all-on-one media management application. Kyno is an ingest-free media management, screening, logging, organisation and transcoding toolset for anyone working with video content and still imagery.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PE Hub

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Shift Media Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has completed a majority recapitalization of and growth equity investment in Shift Media Holdings, Inc. (SHIFT), a leading provider of cloud-based media collaboration and digital asset management solutions.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Shift Media Holdings, Inc.
SHIFT’s SaaS platform helps media and entertainment companies production houses securely create, share and collaborate on creative work at all stages of the content production lifecycle, embed visible and forensic watermarking into video and safely screen sensitive pre-release content.
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closed 8/26/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Innovative Systems, LLC

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Innovative Systems, LLC, a leading provider of ERP software solutions and electronic data interchange (EDI) mapping and transaction support services to the apparel, footwear and accessories industries in North America.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: Innovative Systems, LLC
Innovative Systems, LLC is a leading provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions and electronic data interchange (EDI) mapping and transaction support services to the apparel, footwear and accessories industries in North America.
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closed 3/2/2011 via BusinessWire

D2 Technologies, Inc., acquired Webia Technologies

synopsis: D2 Technologies has acquired Webia Technologies through an all-stock transaction. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, with development centers in Taiwan and Shanghai, China, Webia was one of the first software vendors to introduce set-top box media player platforms based on Google’s Android™ OS.
buyer: D2 Technologies, Inc.
D2 Technologies is the recognized leader in converged IP communications for next-generation devices. Manufacturers and service providers rely on D2 software to deliver carrier-grade IP communications across any network, service and system for a broad range of fixed and mobile devices. "
target: Webia Technologies
Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, with development centers in Taiwan and Shanghai, China, Webia was one of the first software vendors to introduce set-top box media player platforms based on Google’s Android™ OS. Webia also unveiled the world’s first Android TV solution at Broadband Taiwan 2010.
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closed 3/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Entertainment Partners, acquired We Got POP Ltd.

synopsis: Entertainment Partners, the global end-to-end provider of production and workforce management solutions to the entertainment industry, has acquired We Got POP Ltd., the UK production industry's leading SaaS based workforce and production management platform. POP enables producers to manage all of their people and projects on one secure platform.
buyer: Entertainment Partners
Entertainment Partners (EP) is a leader in entertainment payroll, workforce management, residuals, tax incentives, finance, and other integrated production management solutions. EP enables its clients to produce the most cost-effective and efficient film, television, digital and commercial projects."
target: We Got POP Ltd.
We Got POP is the UK production industry's leading SaaS based workforce and production management platform. POP enables producers to manage all of their people and projects on one secure platform. POP helps to streamline productions and save time and money.
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closed 6/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Shotgun Software

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Shotgun Software, a developer of scalable, cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management software for the film, television and games industries.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency.
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closed 2/5/2013 via Company Press Release

Ease Entertainment Services, LLC, acquired Scenechronize

synopsis: Ease Entertainment Services has announced that it has acquired the assets of Scenechronize, the industry’s largest cloud-based production information management system. Scenechronize’s unique production software program allows users to manage both production office information and production accounting information efficiently in one database.
buyer: Ease Entertainment Services, LLC
Ease Entertainment Services provides comprehensive production payroll services, expert guidance on production tax incentives and labor management issues. "
target: Scenechronize
Scenechronize is a production management software for film, television, and commercial markets. Scenechronize is the single most powerful tool for creating, distributing, accessing and storing most of the standard documents used by productions of all types.
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closed 3/11/2014 via BNC Analysis

Prime Focus Technologies, acquired DAX LLC

synopsis: Mumbai-based visual entertainment services company Prime Focus Ltd, through its technology subsidiary Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), has signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based DAX LLC, a provider of cloud-based production workflow and media asset management applications, for $9.1 million.
buyer parent: Prime Focus Ltd.
buyer: Prime Focus Technologies
Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) is the technology arm of Prime Focus, the global leader in media and entertainment industry services. PFT brings together a unique blend of Media and IT skills backed by a deep understanding of the global media and entertainment industry. "
target: DAX LLC
DAX is the provider of production workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content.
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closed 1/20/2022 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Moxion Limited

synopsis: Autodesk has announced the acquisition of Moxion, the New Zealand-based developer of a powerful, cloud-based platform for digital dailies used by leading filmmakers on some of the world's most complex and challenging productions, including "The Midnight Sky," "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," and "The Matrix Resurrections."
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: Moxion Limited
Moxion is the New Zealand-based developer of a powerful, cloud-based platform for digital dailies used by leading filmmakers on some of the world's most complex and challenging productions, including "The Midnight Sky," "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," and "The Matrix Resurrections."
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announced 2/25/2021 via Company Press Release

Xytech, will acquire ScheduALL

synopsis: Xytech will acquire ScheduALL, a leader in Enterprise Resource Management (ERM) software for the media, broadcast, and transmission industries. This acquisition provides Xytech the ability to afford customers, and the marketplace as a whole, an end-to-end resource management system with scalability and configurability in a cloud-enabled platform.
buyer: Xytech
Xytech is the leader in facility management software for the broadcast and media industries. MediaPulse, the company's end-to-end solution, provides scheduling, automation, asset management, billing, and cost recovery for broadcasters, media services companies, and transmission facilities. "
target parent: Net Insight AB
target: ScheduALL
ScheduALL is a leader in Enterprise Resource Management (ERM) software for the media, broadcast and transmission industries. The ScheduALL application is an ERM solution that simplifies the administration of facilities, equipment, asset libraries, personnel scheduling, bidding, billing and payments.
price ($mm)
$6.00
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closed 9/2/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Net Insight AB, acquired ScheduALL

synopsis: Net Insight, the leading provider of live, interactive and on-demand media transport, announces the acquisition of the US software company ScheduALL. ScheduALL, founded in 1989, is a provider of ERM (Enterprise Resources Management) software for media, broadcast and transmission businesses.
buyer: Net Insight AB (OM:NETI B:$47.50)
Net Insight’s products enable lossless video transport at any scale – from live contribution via Internet, to ultra-high-definition distribution in managed media networks spanning the globe. "
target: ScheduALL
Since 1989, ScheduALL has been providing Enterprise Resource Management (ERM) solutions to the largest media, broadcast and transmission businesses in more than 50 countries across the globe. The software has received several industry awards for its market-leading innovations.
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closed 11/9/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired ImPuls AG

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of ImPuls AG, a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to apparel, footwear, accessories and textile brands and manufacturers.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: ImPuls AG
ImPuls AG provides ERP and merchandise management solutions tailored to support the fashion and lifestyle industry.
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closed 5/20/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired RLM Apparel Software Systems

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of RLM Apparel Software Systems, an award-winning provider of innovative, cloud-based business software solutions designed specifically for fashion and apparel companies.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: RLM Apparel Software Systems
RLM Apparel Software Systems is an award-winning provider of innovative, cloud-based business software solutions designed specifically for fashion and apparel companies.
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closed 8/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Exenta, Inc.

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Exenta, creator of enterprise resource planning (ERP), product lifecycle management (PLM), Innovation Lifecycle Management and Shop Floor Control (SFC) solutions to support the fast fashion, apparel and soft goods industries.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: Exenta, Inc.
Exenta is the pioneer in global, cutting-edge, transformative ERP, PLM REVO™, Innovation Hub™ and Shop Floor Control™ solutions designed specifically for the fashion, apparel, footwear, accessory and home goods industries.
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closed 5/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Dedagroup Stealth, acquired Zedonk

synopsis: Dedagroup Stealth, an Italian company that helps fashion and luxury companies to grow and develop their markets all over the world, has acquired Zedonk, a UK-based fashion-tech management software for fashion designers. Zedonk offers an online based ERP software solution that helps designers to save time, minimise errors, and reduce costs.
buyer parent: DEDAGROUP S.p.A.
buyer: Dedagroup Stealth
Dedagroup Stealth is an Italian company that helps fashion and luxury companies to grow and develop their markets all over the world. Their Stealth solution is an integrated technology platform that manages production, retail and distribution operations in the fashion and luxury industries. "
target: Zedonk
Zedonk is a UK-based fashion-tech management software for fashion designers. Zedonk offers an online based ERP software solution that helps designers to save time, minimise errors, and reduce costs. The platform features solutions for production management, inventory, customer relations, and more.
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closed 8/22/2018 via PR Newswire

DevFactory, acquired Manuscript

synopsis: DevFactory, a leader in AI-enabled software development tools to help software developers eliminate manual processes and optimize efficiency, announced it has acquired the Manuscript project management solution from Fog Creek Software - maker of Manuscript, Trello, Stack Overflow and Glitch.
buyer parent: ESW Capital, LLC
buyer: DevFactory
DevFactory leverages manufacturing principles for software development teams around the world. Their solution suite of DevSpaces™, CodeRead™ and CodeCleanup™ enables developers to off-load highly-manual, labor intensive, and low-level software development tasks to focus on building great software. "
target parent: Fog Creek Software
target: Manuscript
For software development and support teams, Manuscript includes a broad, integrated set of capabilities including task management, time tracking, code management and more. The solution is available as a Software as a Service (SaaS), virtual private cloud, or on-premises applications.
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closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Perforce, acquired Hansoft

synopsis: Perforce Software, a global provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the technology development lifecycle, announced its acquisition of Sweden-based Hansoft Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise Agile planning tools.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Perforce
Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce Software to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content. "
target: Hansoft
Built by veterans of the game development industry, Hansoft is an enterprise Agile planning and project management tool for diverse teams, expanding scale, changing goals, and tight schedules.
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closed 2/17/2006 via

Google Inc., acquired dMarc Broadcasting, Inc.

synopsis: Google Inc. today announced it has agreed to acquire dMarc Broadcasting, Inc., a Newport Beach, Calif.-based digital solutions provider for the radio broadcast industry.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: dMarc Broadcasting, Inc.
dMarc Broadcasting is a developer of digital audio systems and related services for radio broadcasters. Through subsidiaries Scott Studios and Computer Concepts (dba Maestro), the company provides digital systems to more than 4,600 radio stations.
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closed 4/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired ftrack

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired ftrack, a scalable cloud-based project management solution in Sweden. ftrack helps clients in the media & entertainment industry to meet the ever-increasing demands of post production. Their solution makes it easy to seamlessly and securely collaborate with anyone, anywhere.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: ftrack
ftrack is a scalable cloud-based project management solution in Sweden. ftrack helps clients in the media & entertainment industry to meet the ever-increasing demands of post production. Their solution makes it easy to seamlessly and securely collaborate with anyone, anywhere.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BusinessWire

ftrack, acquired Cospective

synopsis: ftrack, creator of the production tracking and media review platform for creatives, announced the acquisition of Cospective, creator of the Academy Award and Emmy-winning synchronized remote review tool cineSync.
buyer: ftrack
ftrack is a scalable cloud-based project management solution used in the media & entertainment industry to help teams meet the ever-increasing demands of post production. They are based in Sweden. "
target: Cospective
Cospective creates innovative software solutions that solve visual communication challenges. They are the creators of Academy Award winning video review and approval software, including cineSync and Frankie.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired Iconik

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired iconik, a cloud-native, SaaS media management solution based in Sweden. iconik allows users to share files from any storage, collaborate on video, and enrich media with AI for high searchability, all with great ease and the ability to scale to serve solo creators or large global teams.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: Iconik
iconik is a cloud-native, SaaS media management solution based in Sweden. iconik allows users to share files from any storage, collaborate on video, and enrich media with AI for high searchability, all with great ease and the ability to scale to serve solo creators or large global teams.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired Celtx Inc.

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired Celtx, a leading provider of screenwriting tools in Canada. Celtx provides an all-in-one software solution for writing, planning, and managing media production. Their collaborative solution enables film, video, and video game producers to stay engaged and organized.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: Celtx Inc.
Celtx is a leading provider of screenwriting tools in Canada. Celtx provides an all-in-one software solution for writing, planning, and managing media production. Their collaborative solution enables film, video, and video game producers to stay engaged and organized.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired Wildmoka SAS

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired Wildmoka, a live video clipping solution based in France. Wildmoka is used to create live and near-live content for sports, news, and entertainment. Their cloud-native Digital Media Factory empowers broadcasters and rights owners to produce and deliver content from any source.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: Wildmoka SAS
Wildmoka is a live video clipping solution based in France. Wildmoka is used to create live and near-live content for sports, news, and entertainment. Their cloud-native Digital Media Factory empowers broadcasters and rights owners to produce and deliver content from any source.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired Zype

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired Zype, a cloud-based infrastructure solution for digital video. Zype offers customizable APIs and turnkey solutions for OTT apps and linear/FAST channels. Their solutions enable video creators or distributors to quickly build, launch, and manage superior video products at scale.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: Zype
Zype is a cloud-based infrastructure solution for digital video. Zype offers customizable APIs and turnkey solutions for OTT apps and linear/FAST channels. Their solutions enable video creators or distributors to quickly build, launch, and manage superior video products at scale.
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closed 4/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired ftrack

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired ftrack, a scalable cloud-based project management solution in Sweden. ftrack helps clients in the media & entertainment industry to meet the ever-increasing demands of post production. Their solution makes it easy to seamlessly and securely collaborate with anyone, anywhere.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: ftrack
ftrack is a scalable cloud-based project management solution in Sweden. ftrack helps clients in the media & entertainment industry to meet the ever-increasing demands of post production. Their solution makes it easy to seamlessly and securely collaborate with anyone, anywhere.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rambler&Co., acquired Dulton Media

synopsis: Rambler&Co, a provider of online and mobile advertising services, has acquired Dulton Media from Prostor Capital, a Russian venture fund. Dulton Media provides an online platform for managing and monetizing videos. Their Eagle.Platform tool allows users to create, store, process, manage, publish, deliver, and monetize various video projects.
buyer parent: A&NN Investments
buyer: Rambler&Co.
Rambler&Co is one of the largest groups of companies in media, technology and e-Commerce. Rambler&Co provides online and mobile advertising services. They are based in Moscow, Russia. "
target parent: Prostor Capital
target: Dulton Media
Moscow-based Dulton Media provides an online platform that provides B2B and B2C solutions for clients to manage and monetize videos. The company offers Eagle.Platform, a tool that enables users to create, store, process, manage, publish, deliver, and monetize various video projects.
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closed 12/6/2011 via BusinessWire

24/7 Real Media, Inc., acquired Panache

synopsis: 24/7 Real Media, Inc., WPP’s marketing technology company, announced its acquisition of Panache®. Panache provides digital video ad fulfillment software and services that help premium publishers accelerate ad revenues through ad planning, innovative ad formats, workflow processes and performance metrics.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: 24/7 Real Media, Inc.
24/7 Real Media, Inc. provides digital marketing solutions for advertisers and publishers globally by empowering them to reach their target audiences with greater precision and transparency, resulting in better ROI. "
target: Panache
Panache provides digital video ad fulfillment software and services that help premium publishers accelerate ad revenues through ad planning, innovative ad formats, workflow processes and performance metrics.
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closed 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

TownNews.com, acquired Field59, Inc.

synopsis: TownNews.com, a provider of digital publishing and content management solutions, has acquired Field59, a premier online video management system for news, media companies and premium content creators. Field59 offers cloud-based video management, distribution, integration, and live streaming solutions for desktop, mobile and OTT devices.
buyer parent: Lee Enterprises, Inc.
buyer: TownNews.com
TownNews.com offers a digital publishing and content management solution that powers some of the most distinguished media organizations in the industry. Their groundbreaking BLOX CMS allows companies to change the look and feel of their site with a sophisticated yet simple click-and-drag interface. "
target: Field59, Inc.
Field59 is a premier online video management system for news, media companies and premium content creators. They offer cloud-based video management, distribution, integration, and live streaming solutions for desktop, mobile and OTT devices.
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announced 4/19/2017 via Company Press Release

EditShare, will acquire Quales.TV

synopsis: EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, announced an exclusive and binding agreement to purchase QC specialist QUALES. QUALES is a fully featured, comprehensive Video Quality Check system, it provides a straight-forward web-based and visual health check system for media.
buyer: EditShare
EditShare is a technology leader in networked shared storage and tapeless, end-to-end workflow solutions for the post-production, TV, and film industries. Their groundbreaking products improve efficiency and workflow collaboration every step of the way. "
target: Quales.TV
QUALES is a fully featured, comprehensive Video Quality Check system with the best cost-effective value proposition intended for small, medium, or large environments. Suitable for online or broadcast content; provides a straight-forward web-based and visual health check system for media.
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announced 9/21/2015 via BusinessWire

Cxense, will purchase Media Business from Ramp, Inc.

synopsis: Cxense, the global leader in real-time data management and personalization solutions, announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase Ramp’s media business. Ramp media’s SaaS-based video platform delivers a patented and comprehensive solution for indexing, tagging, search, and publishing of online video content.
buyer: Cxense (OB:CXENSE:$19.56)
Cxense helps businesses succeed in a digital world. Using audience data and advanced real-time analytics, Cxense creates hyper-relevant content recommendations, targeted advertising and predictive search that help increase digital revenue for publishers and e-commerce businesses. "
seller: Ramp, Inc.
Ramp provides a next-generation media content platform, allowing companies to manage live and on-demand video and audio content. Ramp media’s SaaS-based video platform delivers a patented and comprehensive solution for indexing, tagging, search, and publishing of online video content.
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announced 1/29/2014 via Market Wire

TiVo Inc., will acquire Digitalsmiths Corp.

synopsis: TiVo Inc., a leader in the advanced television market, announced that it will acquire Digitalsmiths, the Pay-TV industry's most broadly adopted cloud-based content discovery and recommendation service.
buyer: TiVo Inc. (TIVO:$661.39)
TiVo is a global leader in advanced television service offering products on multiple platforms and devices. TiVo offers its service directly to consumers, and also distributes its technology and services through solutions tailored for cable, satellite and broadcasting companies. "
target: Digitalsmiths Corp.
Built for service providers, content providers and consumer electronics manufacturers, Digitalsmiths Seamless Discovery® enables personalized discovery experiences that instantly connect consumers to the most relevant movies, TV shows and live events available, at any time, on any screen.
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closed 11/22/2017 via Company Press Release

arvato Systems, acquired Vidispine AB

synopsis: Arvato Systems Group has acquired 100% of the company shares of Vidispine AB. Vidispine develops and distributes solutions for the management of digital content, primarily videos, and supports both companies from the media sector as well as well-known customers from other industries.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: arvato Systems
Global IT specialist Arvato Systems supports major companies through digital transformation. Working as a team, they develop innovative IT solutions, transition their clients into the Cloud, integrate digital processes and take on IT systems operation and support. "
target: Vidispine AB
Vidispine develops and distributes solutions for the management of digital content, primarily videos, and supports both companies from the media sector as well as well-known customers from other industries. The company was founded in 2009 by CEO Erik Åhlin and CTO Isak Jonsson in Stockholm.
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closed 4/26/2018 via Company Press Release

MinuteBuzz, acquired Vidclust

synopsis: MinuteBuzz, a video entertainment media group for millennials in France, has acquired Vidclust, a French company that offers a web-based platform that provides video intelligence and social insights. Vidclust allows content creators and media companies to see what type of videos are getting the most traffic, allowing them to be more efficient.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: MinuteBuzz
MinuteBuzz is the leading video entertainment media group for millennials in France. MinuteBuzz is watched by over 8 million people on social platforms and generates over 200 million views per month. MinuteBuzz's goal is to change the world by creating content designed to make people happier. "
target: Vidclust
Vidclust is a French company that offers a web-based platform that provides video intelligence and social insights. Vidclust allows content creators and media companies to see what type of videos are getting the most traffic, enabling them to produce and distribute their content more effectively.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Anvato

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Anvato, a platform for encoding, editing, publishing and distributing video across platforms. Anvato’s technology allows its customers to power live streams, edit videos in the cloud, insert ads and handle pay-per-view, TV Everywhere and subscription payments.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Anvato
Anvato Inc. owns and operates a video software platform that is used for video publishing and monetization. It provides its video software platform to media companies that pursue multi-screen live streaming, video publishing, live and video-on-demand distribution, and monetization strategies.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Mediagenix, acquired BeBanjo S.L.

synopsis: Media solution provider Mediagenix has announced the acquisition of BeBanjo. Known for its Movida product suite, BeBanjo streamlines the editorial and operational aspects of video distribution services. The combination brings together scheduling & programming solution with cloud native VOD scheduling & planning.
buyer: Mediagenix
Mediagenix is a leading Media Global Solution provider. Mediagenix ranks among the top tech vendors in the international media industry with Media Business Management Platform WHATS’ON. Over 150 media companies across the globe rely on WHATS’ON to unify their content supply chain. "
target: BeBanjo S.L.
BeBanjo makes the most comprehensive products in the world for teams managing video-on-demand (VOD) schedules, rights, workflows and metadata. BeBanjo's products include Movida, a platform that manages the editorial side of VOD business, and Sequence, which keeps track of content workflow details.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

BeBanjo S.L., acquired BeBanjo S.L.

synopsis: TDF (TeleDiffusion de France) is selling its Spanish subsidiary BeBanjo to its managers, led by CEO François Chabat. BeBanjo makes the most comprehensive products in the world for teams managing video-on-demand (VOD) schedules, rights, workflows and metadata.
buyer: BeBanjo S.L.
The management team of BeBanjo is led by its CEO François Chabat. BeBanjo makes the most comprehensive products in the world for teams managing video-on-demand (VOD) schedules, rights, workflows and metadata. "
target parent: Télédiffusion de France
target: BeBanjo S.L.
BeBanjo makes the most comprehensive products in the world for teams managing video-on-demand (VOD) schedules, rights, workflows and metadata. BeBanjo's products include Movida, a platform that manages the editorial side of VOD business, and Sequence, which keeps track of content workflow details.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2022 via BNC Analysis

Vizrt Ltd., acquired Flowics

synopsis: Vizrt Group, a provider of real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry, has acquired Flowics, a cloud-based graphics platform. Flowics enables broadcasters to create and remotely operate live graphics and interactive experiences for broadcast, live streaming, and other media.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Vizrt Ltd. (VIZ:$135.80)
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools. "
target: Flowics
Flowics is a cloud-based graphics platform. Flowics helps broadcasters to retain and monetize viewers across all digital environments. Their platform enables customers to create and remotely operate live graphics and interactive experiences for broadcast, live streaming, and other media.
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closed 9/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Aspire Software, acquired VSN Video Stream Networks S.L.

synopsis: Valsoft Corporation Inc., a Montreal-based company specializing in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of VSN Video Stream Networks S.L. ("VSN"), an industry leader in media and broadcasting solutions.
buyer parent: Valsoft Corp
buyer: Aspire Software
Aspire Software is a vertical acquisition software company that owns, operates and manages a portfolio of companies in various fields, including hospitality, food & beverage, car rental and more. Aspire constantly seeks opportunities in various verticals and is committed to developing their brands. "
target: VSN Video Stream Networks S.L.
VSN is a global technology company that delivers advanced, end-to-end solutions to the broadcast and media industries. Its modular, scalable and customized software optimizes business processes in the areas of media asset management, master control room (MCR) automation and news production.
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closed 5/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Endeavor, LLC, acquired NeuLion Incorporated

synopsis: Endeavor, a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion, is to acquire NeuLion, Inc., a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Endeavor, LLC (NYSE:EDR:$5,077.71)
Endeavor is a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion operating in more than 30 countries. Endeavor specializes in talent representation and management; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media production, sales and distribution; and event management. "
target: NeuLion Incorporated (TSX:NLN:$95.32)
NeuLion, Inc. is a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$95
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/18/2019 via PR Newswire

Vobile, Inc., will purchase RightsID and ChannelID from ZEFR, Inc.

synopsis: Vobile Group, the leading choice for the protection, measurement and monetization of video content, announced an agreement under which Vobile will acquire the RightsID, a copyright management business, and ChannelID, a YouTube channel management business, from ZEFR, the leading contextual targeting platform for brands.
buyer: Vobile, Inc. (SEHK:3738:$15.23)
Vobile is the premier, trusted provider for protecting, measuring and monetizing online video content. They create technology solutions for content owners and distributors through their SaaS platform. With Vobile, users can reduce infringement-related revenue loss and increase video distribution. "
seller: ZEFR, Inc.
Zefr’s platform develops nuanced, dynamic targeting on the most brand-relevant videos for YouTube. Zefr owns RightsID, a copyright management business, and ChannelID, a YouTube channel management business.
price ($mm)
$90
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

SeaChange International, acquired Xstream A/S

synopsis: Video delivery platform leader SeaChange International announced that it has acquired Xstream A/S, a leading over-the-top video and TV cloud platform provider based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Their MediaMaker platform is recognised for its rich and customizable monetization capabilities.
buyer: SeaChange International (SEAC:$68.39)
SeaChange has pioneered solutions to help video providers manage and monetize their content. By using SeaChange solutions to drive increasingly personalized experiences to viewers, customers can gain and retain viewers, reduce churn, and improve the monetization potential of their video business. "
target parent: Capidea Management ApS
target: Xstream A/S
The Danish company Xstream is a leading enabler of over-the-top TV and video on demand services. Their MediaMaker platform is recognised for its rich and customizable monetization capabilities, fast deploy time and by its unique, fully adaptive and automated content ingestion process.
price ($mm)
$5.50
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vemba Corporation, acquired Epoxy

synopsis: The video sharing platform Epoxy has been acquired by the online video distribution network Vemba, the two companies announced on October 17, 2016. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Vemba, a platform for media companies to distribute their video content, will incorporate Epoxy’s social publishing tools.
buyer: Vemba Corporation
Vemba is a next generation video distribution and content discovery platform for premium publishers. They are a uniquely publisher-focused platform that enables content publishers to directly control all components of video distribution, ingestion and monetization. "
target: Epoxy
Epoxy builds exceptional software for YouTubers and their fans. Their software allows creators to syndicate their content over Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. They provide analytical insights to help YouTubers and networks optimize their business and deepen the relationship with their audience.
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closed 3/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Yoveo AG, acquired iRewind

synopsis: Yoveo AG, the leading Swiss specialist in video strategies and technologies, announced the acquisition of Lausanne Startup iRewind. Active in 23 countries, iRewind is a software solution that automatically captures, edits and delivers instantly personalized videos to participants in sport events.
buyer: Yoveo AG
Yoveo advises companies and institutions on the subject of video content marketing. They can provide live-streaming, interactive video or a complete video management system to clients. They are based in Switzerland. "
target: iRewind
iRewind is the global leader for smart personalized mass video production technologies and provides customized solutions to create great video micro-moments for the sports industry. They are based in Switzerland.
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closed 2/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Capidea Management ApS, acquired Xstream A/S

synopsis: Danish end-to-end video management software company Xstream has announced that Danish private equity fund Capidea has taken a majority stake in the company. Xstream offers the market’s most comprehensive and scalable suite of OTT and TV Everywhere products and services.
buyer: Capidea Management ApS
Capidea is a Danish private equity fund that makes long-term investments in competitive small and medium-sized enterprises. Capidea invests primarily in majority positions in industry, commerce, distribution and service, but may also invest in minority stakes. "
target: Xstream A/S
Xstream offers the industry's most comprehensive and scalable end-to-end online video management solution and a suite of outstanding individual services. Xstream has been a pioneer in OTT and TV Everywhere since 1999.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Thebe Investment Corporation, acquired Discover Digital International Limited

synopsis: Thebe Investment Corporation, one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion, acquired Discover Digital, South Africa's dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products.
buyer: Thebe Investment Corporation
Thebe Investment Corporation is one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion. Thebe is a unique entrepreneurial company that is driven by a commitment to serve the broader interests of communities at large. "
target: Discover Digital International Limited
Headquartered in South Africa, Discover Digital is a dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products to enable clients’ organizations achieve greater heights in today’s competitive and digitally-focused landscape
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