Like Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc.

closed 9/26/2006 via

TechBooks, Inc., acquired Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Techbooks, Inc., a global leader in integrated content transformation solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc., a leading litigation support and eDiscovery services company.
buyer parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
buyer: TechBooks, Inc.
Aptara delivers technologically advanced and integrated content transformation solutions that enable customers to unleash the value of their content and uncover new revenue opportunities. "
target: Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc.
Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc. is a comprehensive document and eDiscovery solutions provider serving law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Whitmont's consultative approach leverages proven technology, professional resources, and optimizes workflows.
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closed 1/27/2015 via PE Hub

DOAR Litigation Consulting, LLC, acquired DOAR Litigation Consulting, LLC

synopsis: Veronis Suhler Stevenson has sold DOAR, a trial strategy consulting firm, back to shareholders, including company management. The firm first invested in DOAR in 2005. Paul Neale, DOAR’s chief executive officer, is the lead investor in the buyback. Other managers involved in the buyout include Scott Allen, Michael Ferrara and Gene Klimov.
buyer: DOAR Litigation Consulting, LLC
Paul Neale, DOAR’s chief executive officer, is the lead investor in the buyback. Other managers involved in the buyout include Scott Allen, Michael Ferrara and Gene Klimov. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: DOAR Litigation Consulting, LLC
DOAR Litigation Consulting, the nation's preeminent litigation services company, provides Discovery Management and Trial Consulting services. DOAR supports its clients at every level in any aspect of an engagement from discreet consulting assignments to full-scale, long-term engagements.
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closed 2/6/2013 via PR Newswire

Quantum Discovery LLC, acquired Preferred Imaging

synopsis: Quantum Discovery LLC, a leading provider of electronic discovery services to law firms and corporations, announced the acquisition of Preferred Imaging, a full service litigation support provider with headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.
buyer: Quantum Discovery LLC
Quantum Discovery LLC is a premier provider of electronic discovery and forensic technology services. Their dedicated team of highly experienced employees has had great success servicing Fortune 500 corporations and law firms. "
target: Preferred Imaging
Preferred Imaging is the premier provider of Litigation Support Document Management Consulting and Solutions. Located on the southeast side of Indianapolis, the Preferred Imaging staff has a collective 60+ years of experience in providing document management solutions and services.
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closed 5/15/2012 via BusinessWire

RVM, Inc, acquired N-Tier Discovery

synopsis: RVM, a leading provider of litigation support and corporate data solutions, announced that it has acquired the business and assets of N-Tier Discovery, a leading-edge managed document review, staffing, and consulting firm specializing in the application of advanced analytics in document review.
buyer: RVM, Inc
RVM provides litigation support worldwide and has offices in New York, NY, Chicago, IL and Cleveland, Ohio. RVM’s proprietary e-Data processing tool, Revelation™ tackles challenging data sources such as Bloomberg, Lotus Notes with enhanced functionality where others fall short. "
target: N-Tier Discovery
N-Tier Discovery is a managed document review, staffing, and consulting business specializing in the application of advanced technologies in document review. It assists Am Law 200 law firms and Fortune 500 companies with strategies accelerating discovery, reducing total document review spend, etc.
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closed 1/14/2008 via PR Newswire

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu International, acquired Barrasso Consulting

synopsis: Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP has acquired certain assets of Barrasso Consulting LLC, a firm specializing in planning and executing litigation discovery programs, to further enhance Deloitte FAS' existing national Forensic & Dispute Services practice.
buyer: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu International
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management and tax services to selected clients. "
target: Barrasso Consulting
Barrasso Consulting was founded in 1989 by Diane Barrasso. The firm specializes in electronic and hard copy data collection and document review, which allows companies to organize files and respond more quickly and efficiently in the event of litigation.
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closed 9/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Kroll Ontrack Inc., acquired TrialGraphix

synopsis: Kroll, the global risk consulting company, acquired TrialGraphix®, which will operate as part of the Legal Technology business of Kroll Ontrack®, the industry’s largest provider of electronic and paper document discovery, computer forensics, and data recovery services.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc.
buyer: Kroll Ontrack Inc.
Kroll Ontrack Inc. provides large scale electronic and paper-based discovery, computer forensics, and data recovery solutions to help companies, law firms, and government agencies quickly and cost-effectively review, manage and produce relevant evidence. "
target parent: Frontenac Company
target: TrialGraphix
TrialGraphix is a national litigation consulting firm specializing in discovery, trial consulting and presentation services for trial teams, law firms and corporate counsel. Founded in 1991, TrialGraphix has nearly 300 full-time professionals.
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closed 2/6/2007 via PR Newswire

Merrill Corporation, acquired Document Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the legal, financial, real estate and other corporate markets, announced it is expanding its presence in the southeast market with the acquisition of Document Resources, Inc., an Atlanta-based company, specializing in litigation support services.
buyer parent: Credit Suisse First Boston
buyer: Merrill Corporation
Merrill Corporation is a leading provider of outsourcing solutions for complex business communication and information management. Merrill's services include document and data management, litigation support, branded communication programs, fulfillment, imaging and printing. "
target: Document Resources, Inc.
Document Resources helps legal clients manage documents for discovery, deposition, presentations, briefs and exhibits as well as related projects. The company has 55 employees.
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closed 11/14/2006 via PR Newswire

Oce Business Services, acquired CaseData Corporation

synopsis: Oce N.V. a global leader in digital document management and solutions, announced that its U.S. division, Oce Business Services, has completed the previously announced acquisition of CaseData, Inc. CaseData is a leading provider of electronic discovery and litigation support services to U.S. law firms and corporations.
buyer parent: Océ N.V.
buyer: Oce Business Services
Oce Business Services is one of the world's leading providers of document process management services, equipment and software solutions for the office and public sector markets. "
target: CaseData Corporation
CaseData has evolved into a full-service litigation technology services company. We handle all aspects of data capture and database development and we offer a complete line of easy-to-use litigation management tools, all available online or as a desktop application.
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announced 9/5/2003 via PR Newswire

Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, will acquire Daticon, Inc.

synopsis: Daticon, Inc., a leading provider of litigation support services, today announced the completion of a definitive agreement to sell the company to Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, Inc.
buyer: Thoma Cressey Equity Partners
Thoma Bravo is one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in the United States. Thoma Bravo and its predecessor firms have been providing equity and strategic and operating support to promising businesses and their management teams for more than 25 years. "
target: Daticon, Inc.
Daticon Inc. is a recognized leader and expert provider of services that help our clients capture, analyze and manage paper and electronic information.
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announced 7/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Lighthouse eDiscovery, will acquire H5, Inc.

synopsis: Lighthouse, a leader in technology-enabled ediscovery, compliance, and information governance services, will acquire H5, the industry’s leading provider of sensitive data classification, analytics, and ediscovery solutions for complex litigation and regulatory compliance challenges.
buyer: Lighthouse eDiscovery
Lighthouse is a provider of software and services for compliance and legal teams. Lighthouse leads by developing proprietary technology that integrates with industry-leading third-party software, automating workflows, and creating an easy-to-use, end-to-end platform. "
target: H5, Inc.
H5 helps corporations and law firms find and manage the documents that matter in litigation and investigations by providing expert-driven, technological solutions to address the complex challenges created by electronic data.
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closed 9/28/2006 via PR Newswire

Thomson West, acquired LiveNote Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: The Thomson Corporation has acquired LiveNote Technologies, the legal market's leading provider of transcript and evidence management software to litigators and court reporters. LiveNote, based in San Francisco, will be aligned with Thomson West, and is seen as a powerful complement to West's market-leading suite of litigation solutions.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Thomson West
Thomson West is the foremost provider of integrated information solutions to the U.S. legal market. Thomson West is a business within The Thomson Corporation and was formed when West Publishing and Thomson Legal Publishing merged in June 1996. "
target: LiveNote Technologies, Inc.
LiveNote is the legal industry's benchmark for evidence management software and services. Its flagship transcript management software is used by 83 percent of the top-200 U.S. law firms.
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closed 8/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Huron Consulting Group, acquired Aaxis Technologies

synopsis: Huron Consulting Group Inc., a leading provider of financial and operational consulting services, today announced the acquisitions of Aaxis Technologies and Document Review Consulting Services, LLC to enhance the Company's service offerings to the office of the general counsel and their law firms.
buyer: Huron Consulting Group (HURN:$855.69)
Huron Consulting Group helps clients effectively address complex challenges that arise in litigation, disputes, investigations, regulatory compliance, procurement, financial distress, and other sources of significant conflict or change. "
target: Aaxis Technologies
Aaxis Technologies, based in Washington, D.C., provides full-service electronic data discovery support to litigation teams and corporate counsel across the country with a focus on forensics and data gathering, end-to-end data processing, and information consulting.
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$6.60
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closed 7/12/2006 via PR Newswire

Esquire Litigation Solutions, LLC, acquired D-M Information Systems, Inc

synopsis: Esquire Litigation Solutions, LLC, a national provider of litigation support services, announced the acquisition by its parent company of D-M Information Systems, Inc., a Davis, Calif.-based company that provides a wide range of litigation support solutions to law firms, in-house legal departments and government agencies.
buyer parent: Hobart West Group, Inc.
buyer: Esquire Litigation Solutions, LLC
ELS provides nationwide litigation support and technology-based document management solutions. Esquire's online document repository, esquiredocs.com, helps law firms meet client and business needs more rapidly and efficiently by managing case-specific documents, transcripts and exhibits. "
target: D-M Information Systems, Inc
D-M Information Systems, Inc. (D-M) is a one-stop, full-spectrum provider of litigation support services to law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies nationwide.
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closed 9/26/2006 via

TechBooks, Inc., acquired Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Techbooks, Inc., a global leader in integrated content transformation solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc., a leading litigation support and eDiscovery services company.
buyer parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
buyer: TechBooks, Inc.
Aptara delivers technologically advanced and integrated content transformation solutions that enable customers to unleash the value of their content and uncover new revenue opportunities. "
target: Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc.
Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc. is a comprehensive document and eDiscovery solutions provider serving law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Whitmont's consultative approach leverages proven technology, professional resources, and optimizes workflows.
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closed 2/8/2012 via Wall Street Journal

IEnergizer, Ltd., acquired Aptara, Inc.

synopsis: iEnergizer Limited is pleased to announce that it has unconditionally completed the acquisition of Aptara, Inc. Aptara is a market leader in end-to-end outsourced multi-channel content production and digital media solutions.
buyer: IEnergizer, Ltd.
iEnergizer Limited provides business process outsourcing services primarily in the United States, India, and Australia. It offers voice enabled customer care, online transaction support, chat portals, and help desk services in English, Hindi, Bengali, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Singhalese languages. "
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: Aptara, Inc.
Aptara provides digital publishing solutions that deliver significant gains in cost, quality and time-to-market for content providers. Aptara’s expertise includes content technology solutions, eBook creation, app development, publishing services, content conversion, and eLearning.
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$13
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closed 9/26/2006 via

TechBooks, Inc., acquired Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Techbooks, Inc., a global leader in integrated content transformation solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc., a leading litigation support and eDiscovery services company.
buyer parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
buyer: TechBooks, Inc.
Aptara delivers technologically advanced and integrated content transformation solutions that enable customers to unleash the value of their content and uncover new revenue opportunities. "
target: Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc.
Whitmont Legal Technologies, Inc. is a comprehensive document and eDiscovery solutions provider serving law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Whitmont's consultative approach leverages proven technology, professional resources, and optimizes workflows.
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announced 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Presa will be merged with Ukrposhta,

synopsis: Ukrposhta, a Ukrainian state enterprise acting as the biggest national postal operator on the Ukrainian market, will merge with state-owned enterprise (SOE) Presa (the Press). Presa operates an online platform for publishing and subscribing magazines and periodicals. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Ukraine.
buyer: Ukrposhta
Ukrposhta is a Ukrainian state enterprise acting as the biggest national postal operator on the Ukrainian market. Their network includes over 12000 postal offices in all regions of the country. They provide over 50 types of services both for private and corporate customers. "
target: Presa
Presa operates an online platform for publishing and subscribing magazines and periodicals. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Ukraine.
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closed 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Naviga, acquired Zinio LLC

synopsis: Naviga, the largest software supplier serving the global media industry, announced the acquisition of ZINIO, the leading technology platform for digital magazines. ZINIO’s proprietary technology converts magazines into digital content that can be monetized in entirely new ways.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Naviga
Naviga is the leading provider of software and services powering media-rich industries. Our content creation, syndication, presentation and monetization solutions help companies drive profitability and accelerate digital business models. "
target parent: Gilvest LP
target: Zinio LLC
ZINIO brings innovation and inspiration to magazine publishers and consumers by delivering the ultimate digital reading experience on any device. ZINIO converts print magazines to digital XML content offering publishers to manage and deliver their content in magazine apps and platforms.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

kimeta GmbH, acquired classmarkets GmbH

synopsis: Scout24 has successfully sold the Software-as-a-Service company classmarkets to kimeta. Germany-based classmarkets uses its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
buyer: kimeta GmbH
Founded in 2005, kimeta offers a Software-as-a-Service and online classifieds solutions for publishers in Germany, with a focus on online job search. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: classmarkets GmbH
classmarkets started as an operator of metasearch engines, first for real estate, later also for jobs. Given the digital shift in the media landscape, classmarkets used its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
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announced 3/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Apple, Inc., will acquire Texture

synopsis: Apple announced it signed an agreement to acquire Texture, the digital magazine subscription service by Next Issue Media LLC, which gives users unlimited access to their favorite titles for one monthly subscription fee. Texture brings over 200 of the world’s best magazines to life, providing an easy way for users to read high-quality stories.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$347,155.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Texture
Texture is a digital magazine platform owned by Condé Nast, Hearst Magazines, KKR, Meredith, News Corp, Rogers Media and Time Inc. It's a completely new way for readers to experience the world’s best magazines, reimagined for how people consume content today.
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closed 2/1/2018 via Company Press Release

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired The Media Services Group

synopsis: Newscycle Solutions, a leading provider of software technologies for the media industry, announced the acquisition of Media Services Group, a major supplier of integrated digital publishing, magazine advertising, and event management software for the global magazine and book publishing industries.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NewsCycle is a leading provider of software technologies for the global media industry. NewsCycle helps their clients in their mission to create stronger, better informed communities, while protecting the integrity of news, advertising and customer information. "
target: The Media Services Group
The Media Services Group (MSG) offers an extensive product portfolio designed to meet the ever-changing needs of all publishers. MSG provides integrated publishing software, magazine advertising software, and event registration software to hundreds of customers in the book and magazine industries.
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closed 1/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Firebrand Technologies, Inc., acquired Enthrill Distribution Inc.

synopsis: Firebrand Technologies, a pioneer in publishing technology services, announced the acquisition of the technology assets and brands from Enthrill Distribution, Inc., a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry.
buyer: Firebrand Technologies, Inc.
Firebrand Technologies provides leading software and services to help publishers achieve success. Title Management™ Enterprise Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post- production, marketing and sales; Direct2Reader™ provides a platform for publishers to reach directly to readers. "
target: Enthrill Distribution Inc.
Enthrill Distribution, Inc. is a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry. Enthrill's products include PackaDRM, a device agnostic social DRM, and the Endpaper Engine, an ebook delivery platform that delivers ebooks into any reading device.
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closed 1/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Paperlit Inc., acquired Stonewash Limited

synopsis: Digital publishing solution company, Paperlit, has acquired Stonewash - a privately-owned digital publishing service based in London, UK.
buyer parent: AppsBuilder
buyer: Paperlit Inc.
Paperlit is a full stack solution that makes it easy to transform print publications into branded mobile apps. Paperlit helps publishers distribute digital editions to a growing mobile audience and generate more revenue. "
target: Stonewash Limited
Stonewash is a privately-owned digital publishing service based in London, UK. The Stonewash Magazine App has been developed to offer the most engaging format, without the need for repurposing content.
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closed 8/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

MagazineCloner merged with Jellyfish Publishing,

synopsis: Jellyfish Publishing have merged with digital publishing software provider MagazineCloner. The new business will bring together Jellyfish's digital marketing expertise with MagazineCloner’s digital publishing software and digital sales reporting and analysis capabilities to provide publishers with a unique and comprehensive offering.
buyer: Jellyfish Publishing
Jellyfish Publishing are experts in digital subscription marketing. They create campaigns which convert targeted traffic into high quality subscriptions or qualified leads through multiple channel promotions and consumer touch points. "
target: MagazineCloner
Since launching in March 2010 MagazineCloner has rapidly become the largest magazine app provider in the world thanks to its comprehensive multi-platform offering, commitment to customer service, speed of delivery and straight-forward business model with no hidden costs.
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announced 6/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

Patriot Minefinders Inc., will acquire

synopsis: Patriot Minefinders Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire 100 percent of Juliet, developer of the world's premier ePublishing software platform. The software platform will allow authors to input their work directly into ePub format, which is the industry standard format in the electronic publishing.
buyer: Patriot Minefinders Inc. (OTCPK:PROF:$0.00)
Patriot Minefinders Inc., an exploration company, engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties. It focuses on acquiring new projects and opportunities. "
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Juliet Press is based in Vancouver, British Columbia and is focused on developing the world's premier ePublishing software platform. The software platform allows authors to input their work directly into ePub format, which is the industry standard format in the electronic publishing.
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closed 1/7/2013 via PR Newswire

30DC Inc., purchased Business Assets from Netbloo Media

synopsis: 30DC, Inc., a provider of web-based tools for the monetization of digital content and 50% joint venture owner of the rapidly growing MagCast Publishing Platform, announced it has acquired the remaining 50% of the MagCast platform from Netbloo Media Ltd together with the outright purchase of the Market ProMax online marketing platform.
buyer: 30DC Inc. (TDCH:$1.36)
30DC, Inc. focuses on the enormous growth potential of the Web 2.0 e-commerce Created by Edward Dale. 30DC, Inc.’s focus is on the building, management and acquisition of international Web 2.0-based sales and marketing companies. "
seller: Netbloo Media
The Business Assets of Netbloo Media include the remaining 50% of the MagCast and 100% of Market ProMax. MagCast is used to publish digital magazines on Apple Corporation's Apple Newsstand. Market ProMax allows anyone to sell digital products without any programming knowledge or technical expertise.
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closed 9/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Tesco Stores Limited, acquired Mobcast Services Ltd

synopsis: Tesco has acquired Mobcast, the digital book platform provider, to offer customers more choices in how they buy books. Mobcast provides a digital book retail platform with a catalogue of UK’s most popular titles which can be bought and read on smartphones, tablets and e-readers.
buyer: Tesco Stores Limited (LSE:TSCO:$76,795.61)
Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart). "
target: Mobcast Services Ltd
Mobcast has established itself as a world leader in eBook delivery. Mobcast provides a digital book retail platform with a catalogue of more than 130,000 of the UK’s most popular titles which can be bought and read on smartphones, tablets and e-readers.
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closed 3/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Texterity Inc. merged with Godengo, Inc.,

synopsis: Godengo, Inc., the largest provider of content management systems for magazine publishers, and Texterity, Inc., a provider of digital magazines and mobile apps, announced that they have joined forces to create the first unified platform that is focused on helping publishers leverage digital, web, and mobile media.
buyer: Godengo, Inc.
Godengo, Inc. provides publishers with robust online products and digital advertising platforms. These products and services enable publishers to offer their content to their loyal readers through a variety of different media formats. "
target: Texterity Inc.
Texterity, Inc. is a privately held company located in Southborough, MA. As a leader in digital and mobile publishing solutions, Texterity creates, maintains, and tracks more than 750 digital editions and builds magazine-branded apps for B2B, consumer, association, niche, and educational titles.
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closed 2/8/2012 via Wall Street Journal

IEnergizer, Ltd., acquired Aptara, Inc.

synopsis: iEnergizer Limited is pleased to announce that it has unconditionally completed the acquisition of Aptara, Inc. Aptara is a market leader in end-to-end outsourced multi-channel content production and digital media solutions.
buyer: IEnergizer, Ltd.
iEnergizer Limited provides business process outsourcing services primarily in the United States, India, and Australia. It offers voice enabled customer care, online transaction support, chat portals, and help desk services in English, Hindi, Bengali, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Singhalese languages. "
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: Aptara, Inc.
Aptara provides digital publishing solutions that deliver significant gains in cost, quality and time-to-market for content providers. Aptara’s expertise includes content technology solutions, eBook creation, app development, publishing services, content conversion, and eLearning.
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$66
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$13
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closed 8/4/2011 via BusinessWire

Elevate, Inc., acquired Zipadi Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Elevate, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Highland Business Services, Inc., announced it has acquired Zipadi Technologies, LLC, a do-it-yourself digital publishing and E-business software-as-a-service platform. Elevate’s acquisition of Zipadi furthers its mission to revolutionize the way the world experiences ideas and information.
buyer: Elevate, Inc. (HGLB:$0.00)
Elevate, Inc. is a digital services provider that is meeting customer demand for affordability, variety, and service by leveraging a network of independent Certifiable Geniuses to sell and service the residential and small business data, voice, video, mobile and security markets. "
target: Zipadi Technologies, LLC
Zipadi Technologies is a do-it-yourself digital publishing and E-business software-as-a-service platform. They make it easy for businesses to transform existing printed sales materials into a rich media Web site, manage customers, and track warehouse operations.
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closed 7/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

PMG Presse-Monitor, acquired X-CAGO

synopsis: PMG Presse-Monitor, a leading provider of digital media monitoring, press review creation and media evaluation in Germany, has acquired X-CAGO, a leading media solutions and software developer in the Netherlands. X-CAGO provides software solutions that enable publishers to capture, store and distribute content efficiently and securely.
buyer: PMG Presse-Monitor
PMG Presse-Monitor is a leading provider of digital media monitoring, press review creation and media evaluation in Germany. PMG has the largest daily press database in the German-speaking world. The company markets the content and rights of more than 800 newspaper and magazine publishers. "
target: X-CAGO
X-CAGO is a leading media solutions and software developer in the Netherlands. X-CAGO provides solutions for managing analogue and digital documents, publications and information. Their software enables publishers to capture, store and distribute content efficiently and securely.
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closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cafeyn, acquired miLibris

synopsis: Cafeyn has bought Milibris, a technical provider of press publishers to allow the digitization of their paper titles, from Altice. miLibris develops software to project the press and traditional publishing industries into new generation publishing. Cafeyn also acquired Altice's SFR Presse, a mobile app for reading newspapers and magazines.
buyer: Cafeyn
Cafeyn is the perfect app to read favourite magazines and discover new titles. Cafeyn provides easy access to a library of hundreds of magazines. Cafeyn now features a new Smart Reading function, for a more comfortable digital reading experience. "
target parent: Altice N.V.
target: miLibris
miLibris develops software to project the press and traditional publishing industries into new generation publishing. It is based on a permanent research and development activity in the field of digital publication and associated usage data. miLibris operates in France and internationally.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Main Capital Partners BV, acquired WoodWing Software

synopsis: Main Capital Partners, a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector, acquired a strategic majority stake in WoodWing, a leader in delivering Content Orchestration solutions and services to publishers, brands, and agencies globally.
buyer: Main Capital Partners BV
Netherlands-based Main Capital is a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Nordics regions. Within this sector, Main Capital is the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. "
target: WoodWing Software
As a global leader in multichannel communication and publishing, as well as digital asset management software, WoodWing provides the solutions that companies need to fully realize the potential of their content — on premise and in the Cloud.
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closed 1/1/2019 via Company Press Release

ppi Media GmbH, acquired ppi Media GmbH

synopsis: ppi Media GmbH's managing directors, Dr. Hauke Berndt and Manuel Scheyda, have acquired the company from the Eversfrank Group, one of Germany's largest independent print and media service providers. ppi Media is one of the leading international software specialists for publishing workflows in the fields of print, web and mobile.
buyer: ppi Media GmbH
ppi Media is one of the leading international software specialists for publishing workflows in the fields of print, web and mobile. Numerous publishers were able to increase their online revenue and optimize their use of valuable resources in their daily workflows with ppi Media's solutions. "
target parent: Eversfrank Group
target: ppi Media GmbH
ppi Media is one of the leading international software specialists for publishing workflows in the fields of print, web and mobile. Numerous publishers were able to increase their online revenue and optimize their use of valuable resources in their daily workflows with ppi Media's solutions.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Web

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired Infomaker Scandinavia AB

synopsis: Newscycle Solutions, the largest software supplier serving the global media industry, announced the acquisition of Infomaker, a Swedish software company that provides open, cloud-based publishing platforms for content creation, editing, asset management, and omni-channel delivery and presentation.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
Newscycle is the leading provider of software and services powering the global media industry. Their content management, advertising management, subscription management and mobile solutions help companies drive profitability and accelerate digital business models. "
target: Infomaker Scandinavia AB
Infomaker, a Swedish software company, provides open, cloud-based publishing platforms for content creation, editing, asset management, and omni-channel delivery and presentation. Seven of the ten largest Nordic media houses and over 90% of Sweden’s news companies use Infomaker’s software and tools.
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announced 9/11/2017 via Reuters

Evolable Asia Corp., will acquire Mag2

synopsis: Evolable Asia will acquire 59.6 percent stake in Mag2 Co., Ltd. Mag2 Co., Ltd., based in Japan, is a provider of planning, developing and operating content distribution platforms and Internet media.
buyer: Evolable Asia Corp. (TSE:6191:$47.36)
Evolable Asia is a Tokyo-based company, founded in 2007, runs three popular online travel portals of its own. An additional 600 domestic travel sites use its in-house technology to power their own flight, hotel, and tour package searches. "
target parent: New Horizon Capital Co. Ltd.
target: Mag2
Mag2 Co., Ltd., based in Japan, is a provider of planning, developing and operating content distribution platforms and Internet media.
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