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closed 5/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions, acquired BRANDSHARE

synopsis: Advantage Solutions has acquired Brandshare, a leading provider of omnichannel brand experiences through product sampling and digital engagement, from private equity investors Aperion Management, Leeds Novamark Capital and Ocean Avenue Capital Partners.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies. "
target parent: LNC Partners
target: BRANDSHARE
Brandshare creates omnichannel brand experiences to accelerate purchase conversion. Through curated subscription boxes, loyalty programs and e-commerce sampling with digital connectivity, they engage millions of consumers monthly.
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closed 10/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Doner Partners Network, acquired Wolfgang L.A.

synopsis: Doner Partners Network, a full-service marketing agency, has acquired Wolfgang L.A., an award-winning creative agency. Wolfgang bridges the gap between management consulting and advertising and turns data into a powerful creative weapon. They offer services for brand strategy, branding, social, experiential, OOH, content creation, and more.
buyer parent: Stagwell Inc.
buyer: Doner Partners Network
Doner Partners Network is mix of award-winning US, Canadian and UK based B2C and B2B marketing agencies within Stagwell that are the best-in-class in the cities they originate. Agencies include Doner, DonerNorth, Yamamoto, Veritas, Meat & Produce and KWT Global. "
target: Wolfgang L.A.
Wolfgang L.A. is an award-winning creative agency built for the modern age. Wolfgang bridges the gap between management consulting and advertising and turns data into a powerful creative weapon. They offer services for brand strategy, branding, social, experiential, OOH, content creation, and more.
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closed 9/28/2022 via PR Newswire

TBWA Worldwide Inc., acquired dotdotdash

synopsis: TBWA\Worldwide, an international advertising agency, has acquired dotdotdash, an innovation company building future-forward brand experiences at the intersection of culture and technology. dotdotdash has created immersive brand experiences and technology-driven creative solutions for leading brands such as adidas, PepsiCo, and The North Face.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: TBWA Worldwide Inc.
TBWA is a disruptive brand experience company that uses trademarked Disruption methodologies to help businesses address their challenges and achieve transformative growth. TBWA uses creativity to help businesses challenge the status quo and capture an unfair share of the future. "
target: dotdotdash
dotdotdash is an innovation company building future-forward brand experiences at the intersection of culture and technology. dotdotdash has worked with clients including adidas, PepsiCo, The North Face, and TikTok to create immersive brand experiences and technology-driven creative solutions.
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announced 9/7/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Dékuple, will acquire Brainsonic

synopsis: The Dékuple Group, a cross-channel data marketing expert in France, will acquire a majority stake in Brainsonic, a multi-specialist communications agency in France. Brainsonic enables brands to better engage with their audiences. They offer services for content marketing, social media marketing, events, influencer campaigns, and more.
buyer: Dékuple (PA:ALP.AS:$163.45)
Dékuple is a cross-channel data marketing expert in France. Dékuple designs, markets and implements customer acquisition, loyalty and relationship management services. Their expert capabilities enable them to support brands with their marketing needs. "
target: Brainsonic
Brainsonic is a multi-specialist communications agency in France. Brainsonic develops creative strategies that enable brands to better engage with their audiences. They offer services for content marketing, social media marketing, events, influencer campaigns, and more.
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announced 8/10/2022 via BNC Analysis

Gratifii, will acquire Hachiko

synopsis: Gratifii, a leading provider of customer loyalty and engagement software in the Australia, has acquired Hachiko, a loyalty-led marketing agency in Australia. Hachiko helps businesses to create connections that build brand loyalty. They offer solutions and services for channel engagement, customer loyalty, partner marketing, and more.
buyer: Gratifii (ASX:MBM:$2.19)
Gratifii is a leading provider of customer loyalty and engagement software in the Australia. Gratifii is transforming the way that loyalty is managed and delivered. Their API-based SaaS solution makes it easy to deliver tailored loyalty programs and content. "
target: Hachiko
Hachiko is a loyalty-led marketing agency in Australia. Hachiko helps businesses to create connections that build brand love and lasting loyalty. They offer solutions and services for channel engagement, customer loyalty, partner marketing, and more.
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$2.48
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announced 8/7/2022 via BusinessWire

Accenture, will acquire Romp

synopsis: Accenture has agreed to acquire Romp, a brand and experience agency in Indonesia renowned for its creative talent and innovative services across branding, creative and performance marketing.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: Romp
Romp is a brand and experience agency in Indonesia renowned for its creative talent and innovative services across branding, creative and performance marketing.
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closed 8/2/2022 via GlobeNewswire

IMW Agency merged with Bastion Elevate LLC,

synopsis: IMW Agency, an award-winning integrated marketing agency, has merged with Bastion Elevate to create a new type of full-service firm that provides clients with a broad spectrum of services all managed under one roof with a single point of contact. The combined entity will operate under the Bastion Amplify brand.
buyer parent: Bastion Collective
buyer: Bastion Elevate LLC
Bastion Elevate is one of the top public relations and digital marketing agencies on the West Coast, offering best-in-class services including media relations, executive positioning, product placement and review programs, corporate and executive messaging, crisis communication, and more. "
target: IMW Agency
IMW Agency is an award-winning integrated marketing agency that aligns marketing activity. It delivers timely, analytically-driven programs that inspire customers to act. In an ever-changing media and marketing landscape, it provides the cross-discipline insight to effectively shape and grow brands.
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closed 7/27/2022 via BNC Analysis

NeoNiche, acquired The Human Entertainment Network

synopsis: NeoNiche, an experiential communications agency in India, has acquired The Human Entertainment Network (THEN), an experiential agency in India. THEN provides quality experiential solutions to help their clients grow their brands. They offer services for events, conferences, product launches, artist engagements, activations, promotions, and more.
buyer: NeoNiche
NeoNiche is a full services multi-disciplinary experiential communications agency in India. NeoNiche creates remarkable experiences that builds brands. They offer services for event management, brand activation, integrated marketing, digital marketing, production management, and more. "
target: The Human Entertainment Network
The Human Entertainment Network (THEN) is an experiential agency in India. THEN provides valuable quality experiential solutions to help their clients grow their brands. They offer services for events, conferences, product launches, artist engagements, activations, promotions, and more.
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closed 7/5/2022 via BusinessWire

Xerox Corporation, acquired Go Inspire

synopsis: Xerox has acquired Go Inspire, a UK-based print and digital marketing and communication services provider that serves customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
buyer: Xerox Corporation (XRX:$6,996.00)
For more than 100 years, Xerox has continually redefined the workplace experience. From the office to industrial environments, Xerox's differentiated business solutions and financial services are designed to make every day work better its clients — no matter where that work is being done. "
target: Go Inspire
Go Inspire is a UK-based print and digital marketing and communication services provider that serves customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
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closed 6/30/2022 via PR Newswire

Horizon Media, Inc., acquired First Tube LLC

synopsis: Horizon Media, the largest U.S. media agency according to AdAge Data Center 2022, has acquired a majority interest in First Tube – the leading live digital experience platform for brands – adding hybrid digital experiential marketing to the suite of services offered to clients.
buyer: Horizon Media, Inc.
Horizon Media, Inc, the largest U.S. media agency according to AdAge Data Center 2022, delivers data-driven business outcomes for some of the most innovative and ambitious brands. The company employs 2,400 people and has media investments of more than $9 billion. "
target: First Tube LLC
First Tube is a leading branded live experience marketing platform designed to deliver "always on" premium video content distributed at scale resulting in clear ROI. First Tube delivers a full-service approach that has powered thousands of digital experiences for some of the top brands in the world.
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closed 6/8/2022 via BNC Analysis

Capgemini, acquired Rufus Leonard Limited

synopsis: Consultancy group Capgemini has acquired London design agency Rufus Leonard. With 70 staff and a London office, Rufus Leonard provides design and experiential marketing services to clients such as insurers Axa and the AA, the World Wildlife Fund, and Anglia Ruskin University.
buyer: Capgemini (ENXTPA:CAP:$18,660.09)
Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ business needs in the evolving world of cloud, data, and digital platforms. "
target: Rufus Leonard Limited
With 70 staff and a London office, Rufus Leonard provides design and experiential marketing services to clients such as insurers Axa and the AA, the World Wildlife Fund, and Anglia Ruskin University.
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closed 5/25/2022 via PR Newswire

AMP Agency, acquired Genome

synopsis: AMP Agency, a full-service digital marketing agency, has acquired Genome, an award-winning digital innovation, transformation and product development company. The addition of Genome will further AMP Agency's strategy to advance technology-enabled innovation and grow internationally.
buyer parent: Advantage Solutions
buyer: AMP Agency
With more than 200 employees and teams in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Austin, AMP Agency is architected to affect change at all touchpoints between a brand and its customers. The agency uses proprietary data, behavioral analysis and predictive analytics. "
target: Genome
Genome builds innovative solutions to drive business value for brands. Genome's expertise runs the gamut from landing pages and e-commerce sites to mobile applications, and data-driven experiences, to live event and experiential activations and augmented reality and virtual reality.
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closed 5/11/2022 via Company Press Release

Livingbridge, acquired Imagesound plc

synopsis: ECI Partners announces that it has completed the sale of Imagesound to Livingbridge. Imagesound is a tech-enabled digital media service company with over 65,000 music zones. It operates two brands across a global footprint, operating in 160 countries.
buyer: Livingbridge
Based in London, Livingbridge is a mid-market private equity firm with offices in the UK, the US and Australia, investing in fast growing companies valued up to £300m. The team has backed growing companies for more than 20 years and achieved success with over 160 investments. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: Imagesound plc
Imagesound is a tech-enabled digital media service company with over 65,000 music zones. It operates two brands across a global footprint, operating in 160 countries. Imagesound provides in-store audio and visual solutions to a large number of blue-chip retail and leisure customers.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Votigo, Inc., acquired Promotion Activators

synopsis: Votigo, Inc., a social media marketing & promotions company, has acquired Promotion Activators Management, LLC, a sweepstakes management company. Promotion Activators administers sweepstakes, games and contests for companies of all sizes. They provide services for promotion concept evaluation, official rules development, legal services, and more.
buyer parent: Plank Ventures
buyer: Votigo, Inc.
Votigo is a leading social media marketing & promotions company with a SaaS platform and full-service solutions. Votigo's technology platform allows brands, agencies, and enterprises to acquire, engage, and manage their customers. "
target: Promotion Activators
Promotion Activators is a sweepstakes management company. Promotion Activators administers sweepstakes, games and contests for companies of all sizes. They provide services for promotion concept evaluation, official rules development, legal services, state registrations, and more.
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closed 4/1/2022 via BNC Analysis

Be Group, acquired Synapsy S.r.l.

synopsis: Be, a management consultancy in Italy, has acquired a 51% stake in Synapsy S.r.L., an integrated events and communication agency in Italy. Synapsy organizes events that enables brands and people to interact with each other and create spectacular stories. They provide services for event production, brand design, social media, and more.
buyer: Be Group (BIT:BET:$247.17)
Be Group, listed on the STAR segment of Borsa Italiana, is a management consultancy and transformational digital engagement solutions firm in Italy. The Company provides Business Consulting, Information Technology and Digital Engagement services. "
target: Synapsy S.r.l.
Synapsy is an integrated events and communication agency in Italy. Synapsy organizes events that enables brands and people to interact with each other and create spectacular stories. They provide services for event production, brand design, social media, creative strategy, and more.
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closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen GmbH, acquired MSM.digital

synopsis: BPE, a German investment company, has acquired a majority stake in MSM.digital, a digital agency in Germany. MSM.digital helps businesses to grow their brands, reach their target audiences, and drive more sales. They offer services for PR, social media, experiential marketing, influencer marketing, content creation, and more.
buyer: BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen GmbH
BPE is a German investment company that specializes in management buy-outs and management buy-ins. BPE is focused on supporting medium-sized businesses. The company aims to help create new medium-sized businesses and turn managers into entrepreneurs. "
target: MSM.digital
MSM.digital is a digital agency in Germany. MSM.digital helps businesses to grow their brands, reach their target audiences, and drive more sales. They offer services for PR, social media, experiential marketing, influencer marketing, content creation, and more.
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announced 3/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Tait, will acquire Thinkwell Group, Inc.

synopsis: TAIT, the global group of creative engineers, fabricators, producers, and technologists for live entertainment environments, will acquire Thinkwell Group, a global strategy, experience design, and production agency specializing in the master planning, design, and production of world-class guest experiences for theme parks, museums and brands.
buyer: Tait
TAIT creates moments that move people. For over 40 years, they've been creating ground-breaking live entertainment experiences by finding and nurturing the best talent and technology in the industry. Their diverse roster of clients include Taylor Swift, Cirque du Soleil, Nike, and NASA. "
target: Thinkwell Group, Inc.
Thinkwell Group is a global experience design and production agency with studios and offices in Los Angeles, Montréal, and Abu Dhabi. For 20 years, the multi-disciplinary team has created compelling experiences for a wide range of clients and brands around the world.
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closed 1/6/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired InStore Audio Network

synopsis: Stingray Group Inc., a leading music, media, and technology company, announced that it has acquired InStore Audio Network, the largest in-store audio advertising network in the United States, reaching 100 million shoppers each week in over 16,000 grocery retailers and pharmacies across the US.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, more than 100 radio stations, 4K UHD television channels, and more. "
target: InStore Audio Network
InStore Audio Network is the largest in-store audio advertising provider in the United States and delivers commercial audio messages to shoppers in over 16,000 grocery, drug, and convenience stores.
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announced 12/2/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

The Glimpse Group, will acquire Sector 5 Digital

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a diversified Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") platform company providing enterprise-focused VR and AR software and services solutions, will acquire Sector 5 Digital ("S5D"), a leading immersive technology company. S5D combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$3.42)
The Glimpse Group is a diversified Virtual and Augmented Reality platform company, comprised of multiple VR and AR software & services companies, and designed with the specific purpose of cultivating companies in the emerging VR/AR industry. "
target: Sector 5 Digital
Sector 5 Digital (S5D) is an award-winning, enterprise focused, immersive technology company that combines brilliant storytelling with emerging technologies for industry leading organizations. It helps companies transform their brands by creating innovative digital content.
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$8.00
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closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Half Dome, acquired Consumedia

synopsis: Half Dome, an independent digital agency in Australia, has acquired Consumedia, a leading media and sales agency in Australia. Consumedia delivers key advertising, media, marketing and activation solutions to help businesses improve their bottom line. They offer services for media planning & buying, brand activation, and brand strategy.
buyer: Half Dome
Half Dome is an independent digital agency in Australia. Half Dome combines marketing and technology to deliver compellingly simple business solutions for their partners. They provide services for digital marketing strategies, paid media, SEO, social media, and more. "
target: Consumedia
Consumedia is a leading media and sales agency in Australia. Consumedia delivers key advertising, media, marketing and activation solutions to help businesses improve their bottom line. They offer services for media planning & buying, brand activation & integration, and brand strategy.
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closed 5/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions, acquired BRANDSHARE

synopsis: Advantage Solutions has acquired Brandshare, a leading provider of omnichannel brand experiences through product sampling and digital engagement, from private equity investors Aperion Management, Leeds Novamark Capital and Ocean Avenue Capital Partners.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies. "
target parent: LNC Partners
target: BRANDSHARE
Brandshare creates omnichannel brand experiences to accelerate purchase conversion. Through curated subscription boxes, loyalty programs and e-commerce sampling with digital connectivity, they engage millions of consumers monthly.
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closed 5/25/2022 via PR Newswire

AMP Agency, acquired Genome

synopsis: AMP Agency, a full-service digital marketing agency, has acquired Genome, an award-winning digital innovation, transformation and product development company. The addition of Genome will further AMP Agency's strategy to advance technology-enabled innovation and grow internationally.
buyer parent: Advantage Solutions
buyer: AMP Agency
With more than 200 employees and teams in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Austin, AMP Agency is architected to affect change at all touchpoints between a brand and its customers. The agency uses proprietary data, behavioral analysis and predictive analytics. "
target: Genome
Genome builds innovative solutions to drive business value for brands. Genome's expertise runs the gamut from landing pages and e-commerce sites to mobile applications, and data-driven experiences, to live event and experiential activations and augmented reality and virtual reality.
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closed 5/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions, acquired BRANDSHARE

synopsis: Advantage Solutions has acquired Brandshare, a leading provider of omnichannel brand experiences through product sampling and digital engagement, from private equity investors Aperion Management, Leeds Novamark Capital and Ocean Avenue Capital Partners.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies. "
target parent: LNC Partners
target: BRANDSHARE
Brandshare creates omnichannel brand experiences to accelerate purchase conversion. Through curated subscription boxes, loyalty programs and e-commerce sampling with digital connectivity, they engage millions of consumers monthly.
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closed 8/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions, acquired Strong Analytics LLC

synopsis: Advantage Solutions has acquired Strong Analytics, a provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science services for leading brands in consumer goods and retail, automotive, hospitality, marketing and advertising, pharmaceuticals, technology and other industries.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies. "
target: Strong Analytics LLC
Strong Analytics provides data science consulting, machine learning engineering and data engineering services to companies across industries. Its suite of AI platforms enables custom-tailored solutions to go from design to deployment faster and more effectively than ever before.
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closed 10/29/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions merged with Conyers Park II Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Conyers Park II Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, and Advantage Solutions Inc., a leading provider of sales and marketing services to consumer goods brands and retailers, announced the completion of their previously announced business combination.
buyer: Conyers Park II Acquisition Corp.
Conyers Park is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. "
target: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Advantage Solutions, acquired Quantum Networks, LLC

synopsis: Advantage Solutions, a provider of customizable and technology-enabled business solutions, has acquired Quantum Networks, an e-commerce retailer and agency representing over 100 brands on seven global online marketplaces. Quantum joins Advantage Digital Technology, a division Advantage that helps clients find and optimize omnichannel opportunities.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies. "
target: Quantum Networks, LLC
Quantum Networks is an e-commerce retailer and agency representing over 100 brands on the largest online marketplaces. The company is a leading Amazon third-party seller across a wide range of categories, providing brand management and brand identity services.
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closed 1/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Brand Connections, LLC, acquired Bump Club & Beyond

synopsis: Chicago-based Bump Club and Beyond (BCB), a top resource for parents across the country, has been acquired by Brand Connections, an Advantage Solutions company, out of Orange County, California. BCB connects parents with the best products, resources, information and each other both online and through dozens of premier events nationwide.
buyer parent: Advantage Solutions
buyer: Brand Connections, LLC
Brand Connections is a media and marketing agency that creates integrated marketing campaigns to enhance brand awareness, influence consumers on their path-to-purchase, and increase sales. Their services include experiential marketing, product sampling, digital marketing, in-flight media, and more. "
target: Bump Club & Beyond
Founded in 2010, Bump Club and Beyond connects parents and parents-to-be with the best products, resources, information and each other both online and through dozens of premier events nationwide.
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closed 9/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions, acquired Jun Group

synopsis: Advantage Solutions has announced its acquisition of Jun Group, an industry-leading mobile video advertising company. Jun Group’s mobile technology reaches consumers where they increasingly spend their time: in mobile applications. The company creates custom audience segments from opt-in poll questions.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Their customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising, business intelligence, and a suite of marketing services. "
target: Jun Group
Jun Group is an industry-leading mobile video advertising company. Jun Group’s mobile technology reaches consumers where they increasingly spend their time: in mobile applications. The company creates custom audience segments from opt-in poll questions.
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closed 8/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Advantage Solutions, acquired Beekeeper Marketing

synopsis: Advantage Solutions, a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution, announced it has acquired Beekeeper Marketing, a national sales agency focused on the e-commerce. Beekeeper represents consumer packaged goods companies in the online channel, helping them reach their sale potential.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Their customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising, business intelligence, and a suite of marketing services. "
target: Beekeeper Marketing
Beekeeper represents over 100 natural/organic/specialty consumer packaged goods companies in the online channel, helping them reach their sales potential on Amazon by developing and executing sales, marketing, and supply chain strategies.
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announced 11/14/2017 via BusinessWire

Daymon Worldwide, Inc. will be merged with Advantage Solutions,

synopsis: Advantage Solutions and Daymon Worldwide are merging, resulting in the most comprehensive suite of brand-centric and retailer-centric services. Daymon is a global leader in building successful brands and delivering high-impact experiential consumer marketing. Advantage provides customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Their customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising, business intelligence, and a suite of marketing services. "
target: Daymon Worldwide, Inc.
Daymon provides global retail strategies and services that make the cash register ring. The company is a global leader in building successful brands, and delivering high-impact experiential consumer marketing and in-store services.
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closed 8/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Advantage Solutions, acquired IX-One

synopsis: Advantage Solutions announced its acquisition of IX-One, or The Data Council, Inc., the leading provider of verified and standardized product data and images. The Data Council’s IX-ONE platform is the Specialty, Natural and Organic Industry’s solution for product information.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Founded in 1987, Advantage Solutions is North America’s leading provider of sales and marketing solutions. Advantage’s customized solutions include headquarter sales, business intelligence, retail merchandising, category management, shopper insights and marketing services. "
target: IX-One
IX-One, or The Data Council, Inc., provides verified and standardized product information and images for retailers, brokers, and distributors. It offers weight, dimensions, and label data; supply chain and logistic data; marketing and planogram images; and product claims and certifications.
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closed 8/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Advantage Solutions, acquired Brand Connections, LLC

synopsis: Advantage Solutions, a leading provider of sales and marketing solutions, has acquired Brand Connections from Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a private equity firm. Brand Connections is a media and marketing agency that creates integrated marketing campaigns to enhance brand awareness, influence consumers on their path-to-purchase, and increase sales.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Founded in 1987, Advantage Solutions is North America’s leading provider of sales and marketing solutions. Advantage’s customized solutions include headquarter sales, business intelligence, retail merchandising, category management, shopper insights and marketing services. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Brand Connections, LLC
Brand Connections is a media and marketing agency that creates integrated marketing campaigns to enhance brand awareness, influence consumers on their path-to-purchase, and increase sales. Their services include experiential marketing, product sampling, digital marketing, in-flight media, and more.
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closed 11/29/2016 via BusinessWire

Advantage Solutions, acquired Upshot Inc.

synopsis: Advantage Solutions announced its acquisition of Upshot, an industry-leading, consumer marketing agency based in Chicago. The addition of Upshot to Advantage Solutions will create a comprehensive end-to-end brand marketing capability that enables clients to optimize brand activation and the journey to purchase.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Founded in 1987, Advantage Solutions is North America’s leading provider of sales and marketing solutions. Advantage’s customized solutions include headquarter sales, business intelligence, retail merchandising, category management, shopper insights and marketing services. "
target: Upshot Inc.
Upshot is the Seamless Marketing Agency. Founded in 1994, the Chicago-based agency has 170 employees. Upshot specializes in shopper marketing, brand initiatives and total brand engagement that seamlessly flow through digital, social, mobile and in-store environments.
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closed 6/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Advantage Solutions, acquired Sage Tree

synopsis: Advantage Solutions (Advantage) announced its acquisition of Sage Tree, LLC, a national sales agency focused on the eCommerce channel. Sage Tree is a strategic consultant for the online channel with three primary segments. The company’s sales teams drive distribution and execute marketing plans at online retailers to deliver growth.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions (Advantage) is a premier sales and marketing solutions company committed to building brand value for our clients and customers. Advantage’s customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising, and marketing services. "
target: Sage Tree
Sage Tree is uniquely qualified to help manufacturers think and act differently to turn marketplace realities into measurable sales growth. They integrate all aspects of the eCommerce channel to support the growth of their clients brands.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Advantage Sales and Marketing, acquired Marlin Network

synopsis: Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC has acquired Marlin Network Inc., which operates five independent business units, Marlin, deep, The Alchemedia Project, Food IQ and StarAwards. Marlin Network has a 30-year legacy of designing high-impact creative and strategic marketing campaigns.
buyer: Advantage Sales and Marketing (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) is a premier sales and marketing agency committed to building brand value for its clients. ASM's customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising and marketing services. "
target: Marlin Network
Marlin Network operates five independent business units, Marlin, deep, The Alchemedia Project, Food IQ and StarAwards. It has a 30-year legacy of designing high-impact creative and strategic marketing campaigns that drive sales, build brand awareness and foster brand engagement for leading brands.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Advantage Sales and Marketing, acquired Atlas Technology Group

synopsis: Advantage Sales & Marketing has acquired Atlas Technology Group, which provides brands with tools to enhance product sales in store. Atlas integrates with retailers’ internal platforms and data sources to empower CPGs with a thorough view of product performance and leverages this information for optimized in-store merchandising and space planning.
buyer: Advantage Sales and Marketing (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) is a premier sales and marketing agency committed to building brand value for its clients. ASM's customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising and marketing services. "
target: Atlas Technology Group
ATLAS provides business intelligence applications and services that assist Consumer Packaged Goods companies in managing their retail customers. ATLAS connects data sources in one location with customized solutions and empowers their clients to leverage their data into a competitive advantage.
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announced 6/16/2014 via BusinessWire

CVC Capital Partners, Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., will acquire Advantage Sales and Marketing

synopsis: Apax Partners announced that they have agreed to sell their majority ownership stake in Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC, North America’s provider of outsourced sales and marketing services to manufacturers of consumer goods and retailers, to affiliates of the private equity firms Leonard Green & Partners and funds advised by CVC Capital Partners.
buyer: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. is one of the nation’s preeminent private equity firms with over $15 billion of private equity capital raised since inception. CVC Capital Partners is one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Advantage Sales and Marketing (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) is a premier sales and marketing agency, committed to building brand value for its more than 1,200 clients. ASM's customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising and marketing services.
price ($mm)
$4,200
rev ($mm)
$1,600
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/30/2014 via Company Press Release

Advantage Sales and Marketing, acquired StoreBoard Media, LLC

synopsis: Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) announced the acquisition of StoreBoard Media LLC, a business focused on advertising placement on security pedestals located at the entrances and exits in major retailers.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Advantage Sales and Marketing (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) is a premier sales and marketing agency, committed to building brand value for its more than 1,200 clients. ASM's customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising and marketing services. "
target parent: Lead Lap Enterprises, LLC
target: StoreBoard Media, LLC
StoreBoard Media is a leading retail media company and owner of North America’s largest indoor billboard network. It secures first impressions that last throughout the shopping experience in over 13,700 chain stores nationwide reaching 1.2 billion consumer impressions per four weeks.
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closed 1/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Advantage Sales and Marketing, acquired FreshSpace Media

synopsis: Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC announced the acquisition of BoxTop Media, LLC dba FreshSpace. FreshSpace is an innovative ad company delivering media impressions and promotions by leveraging packaging space on perishable products.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Advantage Sales and Marketing (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) is a premier sales and marketing agency, committed to building brand value for its more than 1,200 clients. ASM's customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising and marketing services. "
target: FreshSpace Media
FreshSpace Media (formerly BoxTop Media) executes advertising and promotional campaigns that deliver media impressions on high penetration, high velocity, perimeter items. Their networks allow clients to deliver impressions to shoppers In-Store, In-Home and On-Line.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/17/2010 via Capital IQ

Apax Partners, acquired Advantage Sales and Marketing

synopsis: Funds advised by Apax Partners, one of the world's leading private equity investment groups, announced they have acquired a majority interest in Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC, North America's premier sales and marketing agency, from J.W. Childs Associates, L.P. and BAML Capital Partners.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Asia and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the advice and management of Apax Partners globally total around $40 billion. "
target parent: J.W. Childs & Associates
target: Advantage Sales and Marketing (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) is a premier sales and marketing agency, committed to building brand value for its more than 1,200 clients. ASM's customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising and marketing services.
price ($mm)
$1,800
rev ($mm)
$1,000
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions, acquired BRANDSHARE

synopsis: Advantage Solutions has acquired Brandshare, a leading provider of omnichannel brand experiences through product sampling and digital engagement, from private equity investors Aperion Management, Leeds Novamark Capital and Ocean Avenue Capital Partners.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies. "
target parent: LNC Partners
target: BRANDSHARE
Brandshare creates omnichannel brand experiences to accelerate purchase conversion. Through curated subscription boxes, loyalty programs and e-commerce sampling with digital connectivity, they engage millions of consumers monthly.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/29/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions merged with Conyers Park II Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Conyers Park II Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, and Advantage Solutions Inc., a leading provider of sales and marketing services to consumer goods brands and retailers, announced the completion of their previously announced business combination.
buyer: Conyers Park II Acquisition Corp.
Conyers Park is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. "
target: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 9/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Inmar Inc., will acquire Aki Technologies

synopsis: Inmar Intelligence will acquire San Francisco-based digital marketing company Aki Technologies, which specializes in personalized advertising and personalized digital circulars. The acquisition will add Aki Technologies’ ability to deliver personalization at scale to Inmar Intelligence’s existing retail media offerings.
buyer parent: OMERS Private Equity
buyer: Inmar Inc.
Inmar Intelligence is a leading applied data and tech-enabled services company. The company applies technology and data science to create valuable insights that make it easier to understand, predict, and meet the personalized needs of shoppers and patients. "
target: Aki Technologies
Aki empowers brands and retailers to reach people by targeting pivotal moments in the consumer journey with personalized advertising. Aki's award-winning technology dynamically tailors ads in the moment based on region, weather, buying preferences, and other historical and present factors.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/16/2020 via PR Newswire

The Jordan Company, acquired Spectrio

synopsis: The Jordan Company, L.P. has closed on its acquisition of Spectrio, LLC, a leading provider of marketing content management solutions for a variety of end markets, from affiliates of Bertram Capital Management, LLC. Spectrio is a leading provider of technology-enabled, customer engagement and content management solutions.
buyer: The Jordan Company
The Jordan Company (TJC) is a middle-market private equity firm with original capital commitments in excess of $13 billion. TJC has a 38-year track record of investing in and contributing to the growth of many businesses across a wide range of industries. "
target parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
target: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis.
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closed 5/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Dee Set Logistics, acquired Tactical Solutions UK Ltd.

synopsis: Dee Set, a UK-based retail services provider, has acquired Tactical Solutions, a leading UK Field Marketing agency passionate about delivering retail execution excellence in supermarkets, convenience stores and discounters. Tactical Solutions uses a mix of technology, live data, and old-fashioned shop floor relationships to sell more products.
buyer: Dee Set Logistics
Dee Set is a UK-based retail services provider. Dee Set support Retailers and Brands to drive growth, market share and ROI, ultimately to achieve excellence at the point of purchase. They provide services for Distribution, Fulfilment, Merchandising, Manufacturing, Field Marketing, Print, and more. "
target: Tactical Solutions UK Ltd.
Tactical Solutions is a leading UK Field Marketing agency passionate about delivering retail execution excellence in supermarkets, convenience stores and discounters. Tactical Solutions uses a mix of technology, live data, and old-fashioned shop floor relationships to sell more products.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
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closed 7/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., acquired Ugam

synopsis: London-based Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd has acquired a majority stake in India-based Ugam Interactive Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a leading next generation data and analytics company. They work with retailers, distributors, manufacturers and research & consulting firms to enable superior data-driven decision-making.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.
Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of ten global network brands and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. "
target: Ugam
Ugam is a leading next generation data and analytics company. They work with retailers, distributors, manufacturers and research & consulting firms to enable superior data-driven decision-making.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Wunderman, acquired Pmweb Comunicação Ltda.

synopsis: Wunderman, a leading global digital agency and a part of WPP, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Pmweb Comunicação Ltda., a leading digital marketing specialist in Brazil. The deal furthers Wunderman's commitment to developing and expanding digital skills and capabilities in high-growth markets within Latin America.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Wunderman
Wunderman offers Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions. Powered by complex analytics and strategic insight, creative content engages the consumer as participant, creator and champion in always-on conversations to propel their clients’ growth. "
target: Pmweb Comunicação Ltda.
Pmweb is a market leader in solutions that bring brands and consumers together by making intelligent use of data and strategic services. Pmweb also develops innovative technologies designed to collect and transform data for activation on different media channels.
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closed 5/21/2013 via Company Press Release

ShopperTrak, acquired RapidBlue Solutions

synopsis: ShopperTrak, the world’s largest counter and analyzer of retail foot traffic, announced the acquisition of RapidBlue Solutions Oy, a leading European provider of retail data and analytics. RapidBlue uses radio frequency technology to collect shopper movement information.
buyer: ShopperTrak
ShopperTrak provides shopper-traffic counting technology and data analysis to the most respected names in retail. ShopperTrak is an integral business partner and trusted advisor to the industry, bringing innovative technology and business expertise to organizations throughout the world. "
target: RapidBlue Solutions
Based in Helsinki, RapidBlue uses radio frequency technology to collect shopper movement information. The company transforms the anonymous data into information and insights that retailers can use to manage the marketing, merchandising and operations of their businesses.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/9/2022 via BusinessWire

Flexa, will acquire Drop Party

synopsis: Flexa, the world’s leading pure-digital payments network, announced that it intends to acquire Drop Party, a marketing technology company that creates engaging customer experiences via live events, performances, and online campaigns.
buyer: Flexa
Flexa is the global leader in pure-digital payments. They provide merchants and developers with simple integrations for digital currency acceptance that are fast, affordable, and completely fraud-proof. Flexa’s mission is to make payments more efficient and accessible for people all over the world. "
target: Drop Party
Drop Party is a marketing technology company that creates engaging customer experiences via live events, performances, and online campaigns.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/28/2018 via BusinessWire

UpCurve, Inc., acquired Online Automotive Solutions

synopsis: New Media Investment Group Inc., one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US, has acquired substantially all the assets of Online Automotive Solutions, a tech-enabled video, data and auto-focused inventory solutions provider, through UpCurve, their digital marketing company.
buyer parent: New Media Investment Group
buyer: UpCurve, Inc.
UpCurve provides products and services that support stronger growth, greater productivity and company-wide efficiency. Their products include digital marketing, CRM software and integration, marketing automation, cloud solutions, voice and email communication offerings, and small business financing."
target: Online Automotive Solutions
Online Automotive Solutions is a tech-enabled video, data and auto-focused inventory solutions provider. Their core business strategy is to leverage best in class technologies to save dealers’ time—time that should be spent prospecting and selling cars.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/29/2014 via Company Press Release

The SAVO Group, ltd., acquired StoryQuest Inc.

synopsis: The SAVO Group has acquired StoryQuest, Inc. StoryQuest Inc. provides real-world stories and content in multimedia formats into mobile tools for customer reference, learning, and sales enablement.
buyer: The SAVO Group, ltd.
SAVO is the leading provider of sales enablement solutions. SAVO’s on-demand sales enablement platform maximizes the sales team’s ability to communicate value and differentiation in clear, consistent and compelling ways. "
target: StoryQuest Inc.
StoryQuest Inc. provides real-world stories and content in multimedia formats into mobile tools for customer reference, learning, and sales enablement.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2020 via PR Newswire

Syndigo LLC, acquired Kwikee

synopsis: Syndigo, a leading SaaS product information and syndication company, announced the acquisition of Kwikee, a management and distribution platform for branded product content, from sgsco. Kwikee's approach to branded product content utilizes their single-source-of-truth technology platform.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Syndigo LLC
Syndigo is a leading SaaS product information and syndication company that enables commerce by supporting the efficient transfer of information in brands, retailers and their customers. The company provides descriptive product and nutritional information, images and other digital media. "
target parent: Onex Corporation
target: Kwikee
Kwikee provides an end-to-end solution for the creation, management and distribution of brand assets and content. Their better, faster, leaner approach to branded product content utilizes their single-source-of-truth technology platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/6/2022 via PR Newswire

The Harvest Group, LLC, acquired Three Sixty Sales, Inc.

synopsis: Harvest Group is excited to announce an acquisition of boutique Target brokerage, Three Sixty Sales. Three Sixty Sales offers complete 360 degrees of support for vendors seeking product placement at Target Stores. Three Sixty Sales is an extension of its client's team that speaks Target’s language.
buyer: The Harvest Group, LLC
Harvest Group is a leading retail growth agency that serves as a trusted partner for brands looking to grow their business at Walmart, Target, Amazon, Kroger, Sam's Club, and Costco. Harvest Group grows businesses with clients ranging from Shark Tank entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies. "
target: Three Sixty Sales, Inc.
Three Sixty Sales offers complete 360 degrees of support for vendors seeking product placement at Target Stores. Three Sixty Sales is an extension of its client's team that speaks Target’s language. They exist to serve and add value to vendor-partner relationships and grow businesses!
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TC Transcontinental, acquired BGI Retail Inc.

synopsis: TC Transcontinental, a Canadian leader in flexible packaging and Canada’s largest printer, announced the acquisition of BGI Retail Inc., a full service in-store design and solution partner for retailers and global brands.
buyer: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,119.38)
TC Transcontinental is a Canadian leader in flexible packaging and Canada’s largest printer. They are also a Canadian leader in its specialty media segments. Their mission has been to create products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. "
target: BGI Retail Inc.
BGI Retail Inc. is a full service in-store design and solution partner for retailers and global brands. BGI offers an integrated value proposition focused on in-house design, engineering, manufacturing, installation and management of retail solutions and brand-defining consumer experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Next 15, acquired Shopper Media Group Ltd

synopsis: Next Fifteen Communications Group plc (Next 15), a communications business in London, has acquired Shopper Media Group Ltd (SMG), a group of companies in the UK that specialise in commerce marketing activation. SMG builds shopper marketing campaigns that connects retailers with shoppers at the point of purchase both online and in-store.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$470.06)
Next 15 is a communications business in London. The Group incorporates 19 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target: Shopper Media Group Ltd
Shopper Media Group (SMG) is a group of companies in the UK that specialise in commerce marketing activation. SMG connects retailers with shoppers at the point of purchase both online and in-store. The group builds successful shopper marketing campaigns for some of the UK's biggest retailers.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Arch Capital Group Ltd., will acquire Precision Marketing Asia Pacific

synopsis: Arch Reinsurance, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch Capital Group Ltd., has entered into an agreement in principle to obtain a majority stake in Precision Marketing Asia Pacific, an Australian company that provides data-driven marketing solutions to banks, insurance companies, retailers and health care organizations across the Asia-Pacific region.
buyer: Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL:$6,928.20)
Arch Capital Group Ltd., a Bermuda-based company, provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries. Arch Worldwide Reinsurance Group, a part of Arch Capital Group Ltd., provides reinsurance to its clients around the globe. "
target: Precision Marketing Asia Pacific
Precision Marketing Asia Pacific (PMAP) is an Australian company that provides data-driven marketing solutions to banks, insurance companies, retailers and health care organizations across the Asia-Pacific region.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Advantage Smollan Limited, acquired WorkShop International

synopsis: Advantage Smollan, a joint holding company between Advantage Solutions and Global Smollan Holdings, has acquired WorkShop International. Headquartered in Sweden, WorkShop is the leading retail agency in the Nordics with an impressive client list consisting of many of the world’s most successful and sought-after brands within retail.
buyer: Advantage Smollan Limited
Advantage Smollan is a jointly-owned holding company of Advantage Solutions (Advantage) and Global Smollan Holdings (Smollan) that provides unified sales, marketing, and technology solutions for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers across Europe. "
target: WorkShop International
Stockholm-based WorkShop is the leading retail agency in the Nordics with a business idea to offer a unique combination of strategic, creative, and tactical services for ambitious brands, to improve brand experiences, and increase sales.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Über Agency, acquired Public Image Doncaster Limited

synopsis: Über Agency, an advertising agency in the UK, has acquired Public Image, an integrated communications agency in the UK that specializes in retail advertising and marketing. Public Image uses a mix of traditional and online techniques to identify the gaps between what their client's customers want and what their client's brand is delivering.
buyer: Über Agency
Über Agency is an advertising agency in the UK that injects passion into the work they produce. Über helps their clients create ideas that add the right personality to their brand. The agency provides services for advertising, branding, design, digital and more. "
target: Public Image Doncaster Limited
Public Image is an integrated communications agency in the UK that specializes in retail advertising and marketing. Public Image uses a mix of traditional and online techniques to identify the gaps between what their client's customers want and what their client's brand is delivering.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/25/2018 via PR Newswire

KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc., acquired Creative Sales & Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc., the leading foodservice sales and marketing agency, announces the acquisition of Creative Sales and Marketing Group, Inc., a company that represents and manages numerous private-label store brands. Creative Sales specializes in building relationships with retailers and helping them go through changing demands.
buyer: KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc.
KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc. is the leading foodservice sales and marketing agency in the United States. KeyImpact represents manufacturers of food and packaging and supplies, and provides sales and marketing services to distributors and operators across the foodservice trade channel. "
target: Creative Sales & Marketing, Inc.
Creative Sales and Marketing, Inc. is a company that specializes in building rewarding relationships with retailers that go through changing demands, new product entries, and other environment considerations. Their team has represented and managed numerous private-label store brands.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/14/2017 via BusinessWire

Daymon Worldwide, Inc. will be merged with Advantage Solutions,

synopsis: Advantage Solutions and Daymon Worldwide are merging, resulting in the most comprehensive suite of brand-centric and retailer-centric services. Daymon is a global leader in building successful brands and delivering high-impact experiential consumer marketing. Advantage provides customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Advantage is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Their customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising, business intelligence, and a suite of marketing services. "
target: Daymon Worldwide, Inc.
Daymon provides global retail strategies and services that make the cash register ring. The company is a global leader in building successful brands, and delivering high-impact experiential consumer marketing and in-store services.
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Public Systeme Hopscotch
Public Systeme Hopscotch
Public Systeme Hopscotch is a communications consultant group, and the French leader in public relations, event, digital and social web, in France and around the globe.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$183.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.24
EBIT ($mm)
$2.13
Net Income ($mm)
$0.14
Employees
462
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Ticker: ENXTPA:HOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch Global PR Group
Hopscotch is a Paris-based communication consulting group that creates sustainable relationships between audiences and brands. Hopscotch specializes in PR, event marketing, and digital marketing. Hopscotch helps brands manage their reputation, engage their audiences, and generate more sales.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$164.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$3.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.30
Employees
313
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Ticker: TSX:AIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aimia Inc.
Aimia Inc.
Aimia offers clients, partners and members proven expertise in launching and managing coalition loyalty programs, delivering proprietary loyalty services, creating value through loyalty analytics and driving innovation in the emerging digital, mobile and social communications spaces.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$96.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($41.04)
EBIT ($mm)
($42.48)
Net Income ($mm)
$800.99
Employees
445
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Ticker: SGX:5HJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cityneon Holdings Limited
Cityneon, a Singapore-based company, specializes in crafting quality customer and brand experiences in the fields of Intellectual Property Rights, Interior Architecture, Events, Exhibitions and Theme Parks, working with governments, businesses, brands and organisations worldwide.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$74.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.54
EBIT ($mm)
$8.12
Net Income ($mm)
$7.13
Employees
264
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Ticker: STTK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total Sports Media, Inc.
Total Sports Media, Inc.
Total Sports Media, Inc. operates as a digital media and technology services company in the United States. The company offers audio and video streaming, and advertising services to Internet and terrestrial radio stations, and other broadcast content providers through its RadioLoyalty platform.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.54)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Givex Corporation
Givex Corporation
Givex is a global fintech company providing merchants with customer engagement, point of sale and payment solutions, all in a single platform. They are integrated with 1000+ technology partners, creating a fully end-to-end solution that delivers powerful customer insights.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$42.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
($0.61)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
319
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Ticker: CYXP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CityXpress Ltd
CityXpress Ltd
CityXpress develops integrated online and promotional solutions that provide media companies with opportunities to generate new sources of incremental revenues from their Internet sites.
year
2002
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:CREX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Creative Realities, LLC
Creative Realities, LLC
Creative Realities, founded in 1998 with headquarters in New York, is a well-known and trusted marketing technology company providing solutions to enhance the 21st century shopping experience. The Company provides a suite of tools and services for retailers, venue operators and their brand partners.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$18.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.03)
Net Income ($mm)
$1.09
Employees
75
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Ticker: WSE:IMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Media Services S.A.
Internet Media Services S.A. (IMS) is a leader in providing specialized Sensory Marketing services in Poland. Having over 10 years of experience of working with media and modern technologies, IMS uses techniques which allow for creating appropriate mood and influencing the Customer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.83
EBIT ($mm)
$2.89
Net Income ($mm)
$2.37
Employees
0
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Ticker: OMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, public relations and other specialty communications services.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$14,268.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,274.60
EBIT ($mm)
$2,058.40
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SWX:DKSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$11,600.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$282.63
EBIT ($mm)
$240.86
Net Income ($mm)
$232.55
Employees
32996
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Advantage Solutions
Advantage Solutions
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,602.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$508.53
EBIT ($mm)
$268.49
Net Income ($mm)
$54.49
Employees
45000
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Ticker: ENXTPA:HCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HighCo
HighCo
HighCo is a French Marketing Solutions group for mass-market retailers and consumer goods manufacturers. HighCo offers drive to store solutions (SMS notifications, online coupons, email, social media), in-store solutions (coupons & promotions, displays, merchandising), and marketing data solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$174.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.62
EBIT ($mm)
$14.70
Net Income ($mm)
$8.35
Employees
713
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Ticker: KOSE:A214320
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Innocean Worldwide Inc.
Innocean Worldwide Inc.
INNOCEAN Worldwide is a global marketing & communications company. INNOCEAN has formulated and implemented global communication strategies for Hyundai Motor Group. They provide marketing solutions that transcend existing boundaries in order to be effective at every point of contact with customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,018.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$105.17
EBIT ($mm)
$97.34
Net Income ($mm)
$62.83
Employees
593
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Ticker: SMAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC, provides marketing and advertising solutions. It operates as an e-marketing and Internet focused lead generator. The company provides buying demand to automobile retailers on a daily basis through application of proprietary technology and managed systems.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$2.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1.50
Net Income ($mm)
$1.40
Employees
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Ticker: NLSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Nielsen Company, Inc.
The Nielsen Company, Inc.
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,500.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,128.00
EBIT ($mm)
$885.00
Net Income ($mm)
$963.00
Employees
14500
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Global Blue
Global Blue
Based in Switzerland, Global Blue pioneered the concept of Tax Free Shopping. Through continuous innovation, it has become the leading strategic technology and payments partner, empowering merchants to capture the growth of international shoppers.
year
2023
rev ($mm)
$165.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.63
EBIT ($mm)
($40.75)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: PFSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$250.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.25
EBIT ($mm)
$1.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: WSE:IMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Media Services S.A.
Internet Media Services S.A. (IMS) is a leader in providing specialized Sensory Marketing services in Poland. Having over 10 years of experience of working with media and modern technologies, IMS uses techniques which allow for creating appropriate mood and influencing the Customer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.83
EBIT ($mm)
$2.89
Net Income ($mm)
$2.37
Employees
0
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Ticker: CRPZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
C-Store Network Inc.
C-Store Network Inc.
Convenience TV Inc., also known as C-Store Network, is focused on the Convenience Store Industry and provides their clients with an "in-location" TV network. The Network is designed to deliver both entertaining content and targeted advertising on a demographic basis to each retail location.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: HLSE:ZEE1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Avidly Oyj
Avidly Oyj
Avidly is a leading European martech service provider. Avidly uses customer experience as a strategic tool to transform businesses. They partner with organizations of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 companies and are committed to create impactful solutions that help companies grow.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$30.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$0.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
242
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Ticker: OM:ZETA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZetaDisplay AB
ZetaDisplay is a leading supplier of Digital Signage to major chains in the retailing and service sectors of the European market. The head office is in Sweden and there are sales offices located in Denmark, Norway, Finland, Estonia and the Netherlands.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$45.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.52
EBIT ($mm)
$0.43
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
160
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Ticker: OTCPK:CREX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Creative Realities, LLC
Creative Realities, LLC
Creative Realities, founded in 1998 with headquarters in New York, is a well-known and trusted marketing technology company providing solutions to enhance the 21st century shopping experience. The Company provides a suite of tools and services for retailers, venue operators and their brand partners.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$18.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.03)
Net Income ($mm)
$1.09
Employees
75
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Ticker: OTCPK:DVGG.D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech's retail shopping technology seamlessly combines cutting edge digital tech and social networking to create a fun and unique shopping experience. 12 Retech fully integrates in-store, online, and mobile shopping experiences with its patented smart 12Mirrors, 12Mobile app, and 12Kiosks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OM:SPEQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speqta AB
Speqta AB
Speqta is a performance marketing company in Sweden. Speqta is a digital media house that owns and operates a leading international advertising network as well as several digital products and services within the performance-based marketing of e-commerce stores.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.91
EBIT ($mm)
$0.30
Net Income ($mm)
$0.03
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:TMMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$176.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.39
EBIT ($mm)
$6.61
Net Income ($mm)
$1.04
Employees
1000
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