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closed 4/28/2022 via BusinessWire

BWZ Media, acquired Crozdesk

synopsis: Vancouver-based media company Black and White Zebra (BWZ), announced the acquisition of London, UK-based SaaS lead-generation company Crozdesk. Crozdesk.com is a discovery platform that makes the search for software simple.
buyer: BWZ Media
Founded in 2012, BWZ is an independent media tech company that exists to help people succeed at work. Headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., BWZ is the parent company for a number of major online publications that aim to provide people with the knowledge and tools they need to succeed professionally. "
target: Crozdesk
Crozdesk.com is a discovery platform that makes the search for software simple. Crozdesk has run lead generation, PPC and intent data campaigns for over 500 software vendors over the last three years, and uses AI to rank more than 13,000 software products across over 350 categories.
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announced 11/3/2021 via PR Web

Cloudficient Software AG, will acquire Timeficient Ltd

synopsis: Cloudficient Software AG, a Swiss company that helps organizations facilitate efficient digital transformation and cloud adoption, will acquire UK-based Timeficient Ltd., a Sales as a Service provider focused on lead generation for Software as a Service (SaaS) organizations. The acquisition will enable Cloudficient to increase its global presence.
buyer: Cloudficient Software AG
Switzerland-based Cloudficient helps organizations securely leverage the power of the cloud as they evolve in a flexible, automated way. This includes everything from cloud onboarding, compliance migrations, or expiring legacy data, to restructuring events like mergers and acquisitions. "
target: Timeficient Ltd
UK-based Timeficient is a Sales as a Service organization focused on lead generation for SaaS organizations. Timeficient offers a full range of services, including lead generation, sales management, partner acquisition and management, sales training, data cleansing, and more.
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closed 11/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, acquired Zubican.com

synopsis: Inuvo™, Inc. announces the aquisition of the website www.zubican.com, the Southern California-based online business community, devoted to connecting business-to-business buyers and sellers. Specific financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Inuvo (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Zubican.com
Zubican.com is a Southern California-based online business community, devoted to connecting business-to-business buyers and sellers.
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closed 2/12/2019 via BusinessWire

EdCast, acquired Leapest

synopsis: EdCast, known as the operating system for the knowledge economy, announced the acquisition of Rotterdam-based Leapest. Founded in 2017, Leapest hosts three integrated training resource marketplaces on one platform, featuring over 5,000 learning products and instructors from all over the world.
buyer: EdCast
EdCast is a personal learning network to enhance human ability to collaborate and learn across educational materials, instructors,students and employers. EdCast Knowledge Cloud powers online learning portals built on OpenedX for world class institutions, enterprises, governments and non-profits. "
target: Leapest
Leapest is a corporate training ecosystem and a B2B Marketplace for training resources including courseware, eLearning, business simulations, certifications and instructor service. Their current catalog features key topics in IT training.
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closed 3/10/2016 via Company Press Release

Capital One Financial Corp., acquired Critical Stack, Inc

synopsis: Capital One, a diversified banking company, is acquiring Critical Stack, an innovative software security firm and highly regarded contributor to the open source community. Critical Stack offers free threat detection applications through its free Intel Market Place.
buyer: Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF:$30,593.00)
Capital One Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America. "
target: Critical Stack, Inc
Critical Stack is an innovative software security firm and highly regarded contributor to the open source community. Critical Stack offers free threat detection applications designed to change the way organizations select, acquire, deploy and operate visibility and security tools.
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closed 9/17/2013 via Market Wire

CloudSpokes, acquired TopCoder

synopsis: Appirio, a global cloud services provider, announced that it has acquired TopCoder. By combining TopCoder's global capacity and design capability with CloudSpokes' expertise in cloud and advanced web technologies, Appirio and its customers now have access to nearly 600,000 of the world's best developers, designers and data analytics experts.
buyer parent: Appirio, Inc
buyer: CloudSpokes
CloudSpokes is the leader in crowdsourced cloud development work. The crowdsourcing marketplace matches companies who need development work with a worldwide community of more than 70,000 cloud experts. Founded in 2011, CloudSpokes is operated by Appirio. "
target: TopCoder
TopCoder is the world’s largest open innovation community of digital creators with more than a half million members representing algorithmists, software developers and creative artists globally. The community creates digital assets including analytics, software and creative designs and solutions.
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closed 6/21/2011 via PR Web

ECS Refining, acquired ServoTerra, Inc.

synopsis: ECS Refining, a recycling and end-of-life services company that specializes in electronics and industrial equipment, has acquired ServoTerra, a company with a SaaS (software-as-a-service) platform that provides a business-to-business e-commerce exchange for the remarketing and disposal of computer/IT equipment.
buyer: ECS Refining
ECS Refining is a full-service recycling and end-of-life services company that can help change the shape of what matters most to clients, to the industry, and to the planet. "
target: ServoTerra, Inc.
ServoTerra is a SaaS B2B e-commerce eXchange that enables a business to realize the true market value of their used capital assets over the life cycle. ServoTerra bridges the chasm between asset management and asset disposition to address a value-robbing problem.
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announced 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Shutterstock, Inc., will acquire TurboSquid

synopsis: Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies, will acquire TurboSquid, Inc., the world's leading source for stock 3D models. The acquisition establishes Shutterstock as the world's largest 3D marketplace.
buyer: Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK:$789.27)
Shutterstock is a global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies. Shutterstock's comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos, and music. "
target: TurboSquid
TurboSquid is the world's leading source for stock 3D models. Their customers include over half of the Fortune 100 and various industries, including film and television, gaming, news media, advertising, and defense. Its asset management platform, Kraken, helps organizations order their 3D libraries.
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announced 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Ethos Capital, will acquire Donuts Inc.

synopsis: Abry Partners and Ethos Capital have reached an agreement for Ethos Capital to purchase the controlling interest in Donuts. Donuts simplifies and connects a fragmented online world with domain names and related technologies that allow people and businesses to build, market and own their digital identities.
buyer: Ethos Capital
Ethos Capital is a specialized investment firm that helps transform and grow established companies in today’s rapidly evolving digital economy. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Donuts Inc.
Donuts simplifies and connects a fragmented online world with domain names and related technologies that allow people and businesses to build, market and own their digital identities.
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closed 11/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, acquired Team Internet AG

synopsis: CentralNic, a UK company that markets and sells internet domain names, has acquired Team Internet, Germany's leading provider of services in the direct navigation search market, comprised of two businesses: Parking Crew, which provides monetization services to domain owners; and TONIC., an easy-to-use self-service platform to buy and sell traffic.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$410.54)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target parent: Matomy Media Group
target: Team Internet AG
Located in Germany, Team Internet is a leading provider of services in the direct navigation search market. Team Internet is comprised of two businesses: Parking Crew, which provides monetization services to domain owners; and TONIC., an easy-to-use self-service platform to buy and sell traffic.
price ($mm)
$45
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closed 10/25/2018 via Company Press Release

WP Engine, Inc., acquired Array Themes

synopsis: WP Engine, the leading WordPress digital experience platform, has acquired Array Themes. Since 2009, Array has served the WordPress community as one of the top theme providers dedicated to authentic, eclectic design and easy-to-use WordPress products.
buyer: WP Engine, Inc.
WP Engine is the WordPress Digital Experience Platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. "
target: Array Themes
Since 2009, Array has served the WordPress community as one of the top theme providers dedicated to authentic, eclectic design and easy-to-use WordPress products.
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announced 9/5/2018 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Donuts Inc.

synopsis: Donuts Inc., the global leader in high-quality, new top-level Internet domains, announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Abry Partners, a leading private equity firm. Donuts holds the world's largest portfolio of new top-level domains (TLDs).
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced media, communications, and information services focused private equity firms in North America. It specializes in late stage. The firm has completed over $77 billion of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, growth financing and recapitalization. "
target: Donuts Inc.
Donuts simplifies and connects a fragmented online world with domain names and related technologies that allow people and businesses to build, market and own their digital identities.
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closed 2/28/2018 via PR Web

Wellspring Search, LLC, acquired CoolHomepages.com

synopsis: Wellspring Search, LLC has acquired CoolHomepages.com, the California-based design portal that has launched and made thousands of design careers in the digital industry. CoolHomepages.com features a collection of web templates for sale, and a designer portfolio section that helps customers find a web designer that matches their needs.
buyer: Wellspring Search, LLC
Based in Gettysburg, PA and Frederick, MD, Wellspring Search delivers world-class digital marketing services with a focus on SEO, SEM, marketing automation, and content marketing. Wellspring Search delivers business leads, value, and competitive advantage for their clients. "
target: CoolHomepages.com
Founded in 1997, CoolHomepages.com is one of the oldest web design websites in the United States. CoolHomepages.com features a collection of web templates for sale, and a designer portfolio section that helps customers find a web designer whose portfolio and budget matches their needs.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Epik Holdings Inc., acquired Undeveloped B.V.

synopsis: Undeveloped, a startup that lets users easily buy and sell domain names, has been acquired by US registrar Epik (who calls itself ‘The Swiss Bank of Domains’). Undeveloped allows users to shop 21 million domains directly from sellers in 100+ countries, and finally go beyond already taken domain names.
buyer: Epik Holdings Inc.
Epik is the premier provider of integrated domain name lifecycle management solutions. With Epik, customers can easily and cost-efectively manage the entire life cycle of their domain portfolios, from acquisition and registration. "
target: Undeveloped B.V.
Undeveloped is a startup that lets users easily buy and sell domain names. Undeveloped is the world's leading marketplace for digital brands. Shop 21 million domains directly from sellers in 100+ countries, and finally go beyond already taken domain names!
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

CodersClan, acquired Binpress

synopsis: CodersClan, a community-driven marketplace for getting code tasks done, bought Binpress, a marketplace for commercial open-source. They provide a platform for developers to monetize their open-source projects and build sustainable business around it.
buyer: CodersClan
CodersClan is a community-driven marketplace for getting code tasks done: they're making software outsourcing easy. CodersClan provides clients with an easy and streamlined process for their software development needs minimizing any outsourcing overhead that exists today. "
target: Binpress
Binpress is a marketplace for commercial open-source. They provide a platform for developers to monetize their open-source projects and build sustainable business around it - thereby reducing total-cost-of-ownership and reduce risk for SMBs and enterprise to adopt open-source.
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closed 12/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, acquired Instra Corporation

synopsis: Publicly traded domain name registrar and registry CentralNic has agreed to acquire domain name registrar Instra Group. Instra has a 15 year history of leadership in the domain industry, selling and promoting gTLD and ccTLD domain names and servicing customers in more than 200 countries worldwide.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$410.54)
CentralNic plc, (AIM: CNIC) is the Registry Service Provider powering the sale of domain names through online retailers globally. One of the world's pioneering registry service providers, CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. "
target: Instra Corporation
Instra has a 15 year history of leadership in the domain industry, selling and promoting gTLD and ccTLD domain names and servicing customers in more than 200 countries worldwide.
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$24
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closed 5/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Flippa.com Pty Ltd, acquired Domain Holdings Group, Inc.

synopsis: Flippa announced that it has acquired Domain Holdings Group, the award-winning premium domain brokerage company based in Florida, USA. Flippa is the web's #1 marketplace for buying and selling websites, domains and apps.
buyer: Flippa.com Pty Ltd
Flippa is the world’s largest marketplace for buying and selling established websites. Flippa also hosts the sale of domain names through it’s platform. Over $88 million in websites and domains have changed hands since its creation. "
target: Domain Holdings Group, Inc.
Domain Holdings Group, Inc. (DH) is an industry leading domain name brokerage firm specializing in the representation and acquisition of premium domain names.
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closed 9/4/2014 via PR Newswire

Westcon Group, Inc., acquired Verecloud, Inc.

synopsis: Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading technology solutions, announced the acquisition of the assets of Verecloud, Inc., the developer of an advanced channel distribution platform for cloud and services solutions. Verecloud will be incorporated in Westcon Group's Cloud Solutions Practice.
buyer parent: Datatec Limited
buyer: Westcon Group, Inc.
Westcon Group, Inc. is a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Westcon Group's teams are located in 70+ countries around the globe. "
target: Verecloud, Inc.
Verecloud's® mission is to provide mid-market businesses and technology resellers with a single place to discover, buy, monitor and manage their cloud services. Their Nimbus platform features a marketplace of best-of-breed cloud services integrated into a single experience.
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closed 3/11/2014 via PR Web

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired SaaS Markets

synopsis: SaaS Markets, the enterprise cloud marketplace provider, announces it has been acquired by Sysnet Global Solutions, a market leader in payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant retention solutions for acquiring organizations.
buyer: Sysnet Global Solutions
Sysnet Global Solutions provides payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant intelligence solutions. Sysnet offers a range of services, including its proprietary web based compliance management and merchant intelligence solution SysnetAIRTM. "
target: SaaS Markets
SaaS Markets–the enterprise app store company–builds branded app stores for the employee populations of large companies and their external business customers. Leading financial companies, retail brands, telecom.
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closed 9/23/2013 via PR Web

TechStars, acquired NameLayer

synopsis: TechStars, a provider of seed funding from over 75 top venture capital firms and angel investors who are vested in the success of startups, has announced that they have acquired NameLayer, a popular inventory of brandable domain names curated for the tech market.
buyer: TechStars
Techstars provides seed funding from over 75 top venture capital firms and angel investors who are vested in the success of startups, as well as intense mentorship from hundreds of the best entrepreneurs in the world. "
target: NameLayer
NameLayer is the commercialization of domain name aftermarket algorithms designed to find the needles in the domain market haystack. Their technology allows them to rapidly build out an inventory of very high quality domain names curated for tech startup brandability.
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closed 4/28/2022 via BusinessWire

BWZ Media, acquired Crozdesk

synopsis: Vancouver-based media company Black and White Zebra (BWZ), announced the acquisition of London, UK-based SaaS lead-generation company Crozdesk. Crozdesk.com is a discovery platform that makes the search for software simple.
buyer: BWZ Media
Founded in 2012, BWZ is an independent media tech company that exists to help people succeed at work. Headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., BWZ is the parent company for a number of major online publications that aim to provide people with the knowledge and tools they need to succeed professionally. "
target: Crozdesk
Crozdesk.com is a discovery platform that makes the search for software simple. Crozdesk has run lead generation, PPC and intent data campaigns for over 500 software vendors over the last three years, and uses AI to rank more than 13,000 software products across over 350 categories.
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closed 4/28/2022 via BusinessWire

BWZ Media, acquired Crozdesk

synopsis: Vancouver-based media company Black and White Zebra (BWZ), announced the acquisition of London, UK-based SaaS lead-generation company Crozdesk. Crozdesk.com is a discovery platform that makes the search for software simple.
buyer: BWZ Media
Founded in 2012, BWZ is an independent media tech company that exists to help people succeed at work. Headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., BWZ is the parent company for a number of major online publications that aim to provide people with the knowledge and tools they need to succeed professionally. "
target: Crozdesk
Crozdesk.com is a discovery platform that makes the search for software simple. Crozdesk has run lead generation, PPC and intent data campaigns for over 500 software vendors over the last three years, and uses AI to rank more than 13,000 software products across over 350 categories.
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closed 7/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Martini Media Network, acquired TDP Media Group

synopsis: Martini Media has acquired TDP Media Group, a London-based European digital media company, in a deal that creates a new pipeline to the people with the most influence and money online. TDP Media Group owns and operates Europe’s largest B2B and affluent audience targeting networks, The Digital Partnership and Affluent Digital Media.
buyer: Martini Media Network
Martini Media is the platform for engaging people with the most influence and money online. Martini allows advertisers to build campaigns influence-first by scaling niche sites—the places these people prioritize because they cater to passions—into an audience of more than 120 million. "
target: TDP Media Group
TDP Media Group owns and operates Europe’s largest B2B and affluent audience targeting networks. Its B2B network, The Digital Partnership comprises more than 350 specialist business websites. Affluent Digital Media comprises more than 100 consumer sites catering to high-net-worth individuals.
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closed 1/28/2010 via PR Newswire

Martini Media Network, acquired Decision Maker Media

synopsis: Martini Media, the leading media group targeting affluent consumers, announced the acquisition of Decision Maker Media (DMM), the largest vertical media platform online capturing Business-Decision-Makers.
buyer: Martini Media Network
Martini Media Network's vertical media network has over 300 invitation-only, brand-safe publisher websites focusing on the Lifestyles & Passions of the $100K+ HHI Audience, in Channels such as Sailing & Yachting, Travel, Wine, Philanthropy, Golf & Arts. "
target: Decision Maker Media
Decision Maker Media (DMM) is a vertical media platform connecting Fortune 1000 advertisers with a targeted audience of top-level managers, company owners, and key decision makers in all small, mid-size and big American businesses.
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closed 12/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

eXp World Holdings, acquired SUCCESS Enterprises

synopsis: eXp World Holdings, Inc. the parent company of eXp Realty and Virbela, announced that it has completed the acquisition of SUCCESS Enterprises and its related media properties, including the highly coveted SUCCESS.com domain and web property.
buyer: eXp World Holdings (EXPI:$1,462.98)
eXp World Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for a number of companies most notably eXp Realty, LLC. eXp Realty LLC provides 24/7 access to collaborative tools, training, and socialization for real estate brokers and agents through its 3-D, fully-immersive, cloud office environment. "
target parent: SUCCESS Partners
target: SUCCESS Enterprises
SUCCESS is a business magazine that helps people to excel in every area of their personal and professional life. SUCCESS provides a unique window into the lives of top CEOs and revolutionary entrepreneurs. The brand’s other media properties include SUCCESS.com, newsletters, podcasts and more.
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closed 6/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Buyers Meeting Point, LLC., acquired MyPurchasingCenter

synopsis: Buyers Meeting Point, a knowledge and engagement resource for procurement and supply chain professionals, has announced its acquisition of MyPurchasingCenter, a website designed to provide procurement professionals with the information required to keep their companies competitive in a dynamic global marketplace.
buyer: Buyers Meeting Point, LLC.
Buyers Meeting Point is an online knowledge and professional development resource for procurement and supply management professionals owned and managed by career procurement professional Kelly Barner. "
target: MyPurchasingCenter
MyPurchasingCenter is a website designed to provide procurement professionals with the information required to keep their companies competitive in a dynamic global marketplace. MyPurchasingCenter.com reports news, pinpoints trends, interprets events and presents proprietary pricing and supply data.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

NetMediaGroup, acquired Editialis

synopsis: NetMediaGroup, a business to business media group, announces the acquisition of Editialis, a multi-media communications group highly recognized for its print and digital publishing activities, content production and BtoB events.
buyer: NetMediaGroup
NetMediaGroup is a business to business media group for IT decision makers, such as Silicon, ITespresso, ZDNET.de, etc., and for the Digital ecosystem. They are a leader in building brands through transactional marketing. "
target: Editialis
Based in France, the Editialis group is designed to support decision-makers in their professional performance. The Editialis group offers advertisers unparalleled audience hubs to get in touch with marketing and commercial decision-makers.
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closed 9/10/2014 via Company Press Release

3BL Media, LLC, acquired CSRwire

synopsis: 3BL Media, the leading news distribution and content marketing platform for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability information, announced that it has completed the acquisition of CSRwire, an independent CSR and sustainability news distribution service.
buyer: 3BL Media, LLC
3BL Media is a leading news and content distribution company focused on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability and related topics. Clients rely on the 3BL Media distribution platform to distribute press releases, blogs, videos, reports and other media assets. "
target: CSRwire
Since its inception in 1999, the CSRwire.com website has been a leading destination for readers of CSR press releases and editorial content contributed by more than 100 of the most respected and influential bloggers, writers and practitioners.
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closed 7/2/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired CyberRegs

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analysis, announced that it has acquired the CyberRegs® business from Citation Technologies, Inc. to help customers make business decisions about regulatory compliance for Enterprise Sustainability Management.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,589.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target parent: Citation Technologies, Inc.
target: CyberRegs
CyberRegs is the most comprehensive source of current full-text regulatory compliance information available. The feature-rich web portal provides access to domestic and international EHS regulatory content includes the Code of Federal Regulations, the Federal Register, and U.S. Code.
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closed 6/24/2009 via Company Press Release

Global Compliance Services, purchased SilentWhistle and National Hotline from Allegiance, Inc.

synopsis: Global Compliance Services, Inc. announced the acquisition of SilentWhistle and National Hotline Services, Allegiance’s ethics and compliance hotline businesses (collectively “SilentWhistle”). SilentWhistle offers a 24/7/365 confidential and anonymous, multi-lingual, telephone and web-based global ethics and compliance hotline service.
buyer: Global Compliance Services
Global Compliance provides products and services that create and maintain a business culture of ethical and compliant behavior. Their portfolio includes awareness and education products that reinforce an organization's values and promote expected behaviors. "
seller: Allegiance, Inc.
Allegiance, Inc. provides Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) solutions that help organizations drive growth and increase profitability through improved customer and employee loyalty and engagement.
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closed 4/8/2009 via Company Press Release

Landmark Interactive, acquired Franchise Gator, LLC.

synopsis: The Landmark Interactive division of Landmark Media Enterprises announced that it has acquired FranchiseGator.com, a leading online franchise recruitment information resource for prospective franchisees, from Microsoft Corporation.
buyer parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
buyer: Landmark Interactive
Landmark Interactive, a division of Landmark Media Enterprises, offers the leading online marketplaces for franchise and business ownership opportunities. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Franchise Gator, LLC.
Established in 2001, Franchise Gator LLC is an Internet-based franchise pay for performance marketing service. We present prospective franchisees with profiles of more than 550 leading franchise opportunities and businesses from 100+ industry sectors.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Capital Lounge GmbH, acquired trademind.de

synopsis: Capital Lounge GmbH, a Munich-based investment boutique, has acquired trademind.de, a German internet forum focused on foreign trade. trademind.de allows businesses to talk and ask questions about imports, exports, incoterms, customs, taxes and more.
buyer parent: Signature AG
buyer: Capital Lounge GmbH
Capital Lounge is one of the most active Going Public Boutiques specialized in Listings and Going Publics on selected European Markets as well as Roadshows and Fundraisings for rapidly expanding companies. "
target: trademind.de
trademind.de is a German internet forum focused on foreign trade. trademind.de allows businesses to talk and ask questions about imports, exports, incoterms, customs, taxes and more. trademind.de has over 17,000 registered users.
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Revenu8 Inc

synopsis: Ziff Davis, a j2 Global Company, has completed the acquisition of Revenu8, an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech & IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively. Revenu8 joins Ziff Davis B2B, the B2B unit at Ziff Davis.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of marketing and technology services for B2B media and lead generation in verticals across industries and geographies. Ziff Davis B2B is part of j2 Global’s Ziff Davis digital media division comprised of highly acclaimed websites. "
target: Revenu8 Inc
Revenu8 has established itself as an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech and IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively.
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closed 4/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

CoFoundersLab, acquired Bizpora Limited

synopsis: CoFoundersLab has acquired Bizpora. Bizpora Limited operates a platform for entrepreneurs to better connect and network with other like-minded entrepreneurs. The site also helped its entrepreneur members find accommodation with other entrepreneurs when traveling.
buyer: CoFoundersLab
CoFoundersLab helps entrepreneurs with the first and toughest part of launching a startup, finding a co-founder. They do this through a free online matching platform and free in-person Meetups. "
target: Bizpora Limited
Bizpora Limited operates a platform for entrepreneurs to better connect and network with other like-minded entrepreneurs. The site also helped its entrepreneur members find accommodation with other entrepreneurs when traveling.
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announced 3/15/2010 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., will acquire Multicast Media Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., a leading global provider of on-demand software solutions, has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Multicast Media Technologies, Inc. Multicast is a market leader in live event broadcasting, Internet video management and targeted multimedia communications.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc. (:$214.93)
KIT digital, Inc. is a global provider of proprietary IP-based video distribution technologies and video-centric interactive marketing solutions. KIT digital works closely with consumer brands, content providers and telcos to maximize the value of video content via the Internet and mobile networks. "
target: Multicast Media Technologies, Inc.
Multicast is a market leader in live event broadcasting, Internet video and multimedia communication. With Multicast, organizations of all types and sizes can easily and affordably use video, audio and other digital media to inform, educate, promote and inspire.
price ($mm)[EV]
$26 [$30]
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/9/2007 via PR Newswire

Penn Valley Group, acquired FMP Media Solutions

synopsis: Penn Valley Group, a sponsor of equity investments and leveraged buyouts providing a unique combination of operational and investment expertise to strategically position clients for success, has completed an investment in FMP the award-winning digital media and event production company that develops visually-driven business communications.
buyer: Penn Valley Group
Penn Valley Group is a growth services organization offering a combination of strategic advisory and investment capabilities to benefit a diverse group of clients. Penn Valley Group's principals have the expertise to affect lasting change in enterprises seeking to enhance competitive advantage. "
target: FMP Media Solutions
FMP is a digital media and event production company that focuses on bringing measurable improvement to vital business communications. With creative insight and proven technology, we help our clients reach their goals in sales, marketing, employee relations, corporate communications and training.
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closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

Contentive, purchased Interactive Marketing Division from Incisive Media Ltd

synopsis: Blenheim Chalcot and its portfolio company Contentive are delighted to announce the acquisition of the Interactive Marketing Division comprising ClickZ (Interactive Marketing News), SES (Search Marketing Event) and SEW (Online Search News) from Incisive Media. Founded in 1994, Incisive Media is an award-winning B2B information and events business.
buyer parent: Blenheim Chalcot
buyer: Contentive
Contentive is a digital marketing company specialising in B2B publishing and lead generation. By offering a range of advanced digital marketing services and technology, Contentive helps its clients grow their businesses online by reaching new audiences and customers. "
seller parent: Apax Partners
seller: Incisive Media Ltd
The Interactive Marketing Division of Incisive Media comprises of ClickZ (Interactive Marketing News), SES (Search Marketing Event) and SEW (Online Search News). Incisive Media is an award-winning B2B information and events business.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Scribd, Inc., acquired SlideShare Inc.

synopsis: Scribd, an American e-book and audiobook subscription service, has acquired SlideShare, a leading professional content sharing community, from LinkedinIn.
buyer: Scribd, Inc.
Scribd is an American e-book and audiobook subscription service that includes one million titles. Scribd hosts 60 million documents on its open publishing platform. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: SlideShare Inc.
Founded in 2006, SlideShare is a leading professional content sharing community. Professionals can upload content for free, discover people through content, and content through people. SlideShare brings presentations, documents and videos to life on the web for professionals to discover and share.
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announced 5/3/2012 via GlobeNewswire

LinkedIn Corporation, will acquire SlideShare Inc.

synopsis: LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network on the Internet with 161 million members worldwide, announced it agreed to acquire SlideShare, a leading professional content sharing community. Founded in October 2006, SlideShare helps professionals discover people through content, and content through people.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. The company has a diversified business model with revenues coming from member subscriptions, marketing solutions and hiring solutions. "
target: SlideShare Inc.
Founded in 2006, SlideShare is a leading professional content sharing community. Professionals can upload content for free, discover people through content, and content through people. SlideShare brings presentations, documents and videos to life on the web for professionals to discover and share.
price ($mm)
$72
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

PureSpectrum (Market Research), acquired Happy Market Research

synopsis: PureSpectrum, a rapidly growing modern-day research automation platform, has acquired Happy Market Research, the number one market research podcast. Happy Market Research conducts in-depth interviews with leaders in market research and helps brands of all sizes leverage market research to generate outsized returns and growth.
buyer: PureSpectrum (Market Research)
PureSpectrum is a rapidly growing modern-day research automation platform. PureSpectrum transforming the way sample is bought and sold through technology, design, and data. They provide researchers with access to millions of survey takers from the highest quality panels to answer their questions. "
target: Happy Market Research
Happy Market Research is the number one market research podcast. Happy Market Research conducts in-depth interviews with leaders in market research and helps brands of all sizes leverage market research to generate outsized returns and growth.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/24/2022 via GlobeNewswire

NetReputation.com, acquired OnlineReputation.com

synopsis: NetReputation is delighted to announce that they have acquired online reputation management blog OnlineReputation.com. Packed with information and guidance on a vast range of reputational management topics, the acquisition further enhances NetReputation’s status as the industry leader for managing your online representation and perception.
buyer: NetReputation.com
NetReputation.com is a high-growth technology company that provides high-class online reputation management services for individuals and businesses. NetReputation.com helps clients to recover, maintain and enhance their online reputation via services such as review management and branding. "
target: OnlineReputation.com
OnlineReputation.com is an online reputation management blog packed with information and guidance on a vast range of reputational management topics. OnlineReputation.com houses an array of resources and information to help businesses, brands, and individuals own their online reputation.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Schober Information Group Deutschland GmbH, acquired Bearch

synopsis: Schober Information Group Deutschland GmbH has acquired the business search engine Bearch from the Mainz technology startup DATAlovers. Bearch uses AI to collect and analyze huge amounts of online data for the acquisition of new B2B customers. Bearch supplements Schober's data universe with around 10,000 additional digital data points per company.
buyer parent: Schober Investment Group
buyer: Schober Information Group Deutschland GmbH
Schober provides customers with strategic advice and support in the form of online and offline solutions as well as the systematic implementation of cross-media communication, advertising, and sales strategies. "
target: Bearch
Germany-based DATAlovers offers a new approach to using data for sales and marketing. The company's Bearch search engine uses artificial intelligence (AI) to collect and analyze huge amounts of online data for the acquisition of new B2B customers.
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