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closed 11/17/2022 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired Factmata

synopsis: Cision, a global comprehensive communications platform, has acquired Factmata, an advanced social and news media monitoring and analytics product that uses AI to identify and track narratives online through articles, blogs, tweets and other social chatter, highlighting the ones that could either help or hurt brand reputation and value.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a global leader in PR, marketing, and social media management technology and intelligence. Cision helps brands and organizations identify, connect, and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. "
target: Factmata
Factmata Limited is an advanced social and news media monitoring and analytics product that uses AI to identify and track narratives online through articles, blogs, tweets and other social chatter, highlighting the ones that could either help or hurt brand reputation and value.
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closed 8/10/2022 via Company Press Release

Signal AI, acquired Kelp Inc.

synopsis: Signal AI, the leading global External Intelligence company, has acquired KELP Inc., the first actionable platform for corporate reputation. The acquisition builds on deep synergies between the two businesses. It accelerates a shared vision to help organizations understand the external events that are impacting their success.
buyer: Signal AI
UK-based Signal AI helps businesses make sense of the outside world. Using the Signal AI External Intelligence platform for Decision Augmentation, organizations can spot critical signals in the external noise, allowing them to get ahead of risk and opportunity, and make confident decisions. "
target: Kelp Inc.
KELP is the first actionable platform for corporate reputation. The company’s data analytics platform delivers industry reputation insights and benchmarks hundreds of companies— enabling executives to shift their strategies, capitalize on emerging opportunities, or mitigate new risks.
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closed 6/8/2022 via PR Newswire

Primer Technologies, Inc., acquired Yonder LLC

synopsis: Primer, a leader in machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) solutions, has acquired Yonder, a pioneering company in disinformation analysis. Yonder deploys AI technology to identify disinformation campaigns and provide contextual intelligence for some of the world's largest organizations.
buyer: Primer Technologies, Inc.
Primer builds machines that can read and write with human-level precision. Primer's industrial-grade NLP (Natural Language Processing) technology is deployed by some of the world's largest government agencies, financial institutions, and Fortune 50 organizations. "
target: Yonder LLC
Yonder is a pioneering company in disinformation analysis. Yonder is renowned in the information operations space, having deployed AI technology to identify disinformation campaigns and provide contextual intelligence for some of the world's largest organizations.
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closed 5/26/2022 via Company Press Release

Onclusive, acquired Critical Mention

synopsis: Critical Mention has announced that it will become part of Onclusive, a newly formed global partner for PR and communications success. The move combines Critical Mention’s media monitoring and media contact database tools with Onclusive’s suite of market-leading global media monitoring, measurement and management solutions.
buyer: Onclusive
Onclusive is the data science company for marketing and communications. Onclusive reveals which strategies drive actual brand engagement and deliver the most valuable content to target audiences, at scale. The result is thousands of high-performance campaigns around the world. "
target: Critical Mention
Media monitoring used to go slow. In 2002, Critical Mention showed the world how to make it go fast. Critical Mention allows users to manage earned media with quick, accurate results, and understand the value of coverage.
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closed 2/1/2022 via PR Newswire

Aidentified, LLC, acquired Robuzz

synopsis: Aidentified, the industry leading AI-powered prospecting and relationship intelligence platform, today announced People News Alerts as the newest addition to its robust offering of triggers, after an acquisition of Robuzz. Robuzz is a company with proprietary technology to map news mentions to people.
buyer: Aidentified, LLC
Aidentified is a leader in AI-powered relationship-based prospecting, combining professional and household data to offer brands a 360º view of business prospects. With its proprietary algorithms Aidentified provides organizations with unparalleled insights into prospect behavior. "
target: Robuzz
Robuzz is a company with proprietary technology to map news mentions to people. The Robuzz application has been created to identify and process real-time news information on people and business topics.
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closed 5/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Demand Science Group, acquired TrustedOut, SAS

synopsis: Demand Science Inc. has acquired TrustedOut SAS, a French startup with an artificial intelligence platform that helps companies monitor market developments and plan advertising campaigns. TrustedOut adds a so-called content intelligence platform to Demand Science’s product portfolio.
buyer: Demand Science Group
Demand Science Group (DSG) creates and launches marketing technology companies that drive sales growth for businesses across a variety of industries. DSG builds profitable companies by combining established and emerging technologies to create innovative services that deliver business value. "
target: TrustedOut, SAS
TrustedOut SAS is a French startup with an artificial intelligence platform that helps companies monitor market developments and plan advertising campaigns. TrustedOut introduces "Corpus Intelligence" to define precisely what content can be trusted.
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closed 4/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Reputation.com, Inc., acquired NUVI

synopsis: Reputation, the global leader in reputation experience management (RXM), announced it has acquired Nuvi, a robust social customer experience (CX) software company based in Lehi, Utah. Nuvi’s award-winning social listening and data visualization capabilities are a strong complement to Reputation’s innovative platform.
buyer: Reputation.com, Inc.
Reputation (formerly Reputation.com), creator of the Reputation Experience Management category, is changing the way companies gather and act on customer feedback to drive decision making and enhance Customer Experience (CX) programs. "
target: NUVI
Nuvi, the leader in enterprise social management software, provides real-time solutions for brands to lead rather than react in social and across the web. Nuvi empowers brands to listen in real-time, plan, publish and analyze in one powerful social marketing and brand management platform.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sublime, acquired Adledge

synopsis: Sublime, a company that creates and delivers performance-based brand ad experiences, has acquired Adledge, a global independent measurement company with transparency for advertising at its heart. It provides solutions for Viewability, Brand Safety and Fraud.
buyer: Sublime
Sublime creates and delivers performance-based brand ad experiences that captivate, inspire and activate digital audiences at scale. Sublime simplifies the delivery of premium, non-intrusive digital ad formats that elevate brand equity and drive results. "
target: Adledge
Adledge is a global independent measurement company with transparency for advertising at its heart. It provides solutions for Viewability, Brand Safety and Fraud. Adledge ensures ads are safe, viewed and within the right context on display and videos, across desktops, mobiles or connected TVs.
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closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Reputology

synopsis: Alpine SG announced the acquisition of Reputology, a company that helps businesses operating multiple locations engage customers quickly and identify opportunities to improve through its monitoring and management platform. Reputology will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Reputology
Reputology helps businesses operating multiple locations engage customers quickly and identify opportunities to improve through its monitoring and management platform.
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closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Reputation Loop

synopsis: Alpine SG, a unique software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical SaaS companies, announced the acquisition of Reputation Loop, the world’s first and only reputation marketing platform. Reputation Loop will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Reputation Loop
Reputation Loop™ is the world’s first and only reputation marketing platform. Their goal is to empower local business owners with the ability to control and expand their positive reputation.
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closed 1/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

VTB Group, acquired Medialogia LLC

synopsis: VTB Group, a global provider of financial services, has acquired a 63% stake in Medialogia from the IBS Group, a leading software development and IT services provider in Central and Eastern Europe. Medialogia is a Russian company that develops automatic systems for monitoring and analyzing media and social media in real time.
buyer: VTB Group (LSE:VTBR:$8,371.11)
VTB Group is a global provider of financial services, comprised of over 20 credit institutions and financial companies operating across all key areas of the financial markets. VTB Group operates a large international network, offering a comprehensive range of services in more than 20 countries. "
target parent: IBS Group
target: Medialogia LLC
Medialogia is a Russian company that develops automatic systems for monitoring and analyzing media and social media in real time. Medialogia automatically processes 500,000 media messages and 50,000,000 social media messages per day and allows users to generate reports in just 2 clicks.
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closed 11/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Claritas, LLC, acquired Barometric

synopsis: Claritas, a leading data company that helps brands identify and target their best customers through segmentation, has acquired Barometric, a media tracking and measurement company. Barometric’s proprietary identity graph technology, collects mobile IDs across digital environments to increase marketing efficiency and campaign measurement.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Claritas, LLC
Founded in 1971, Claritas helps companies find customers to sell smarter and win bigger. Its unique methodology, which combines sought after data resources with direct, original consumer research, is proven to help marketers find their best customers faster. "
target: Barometric
Barometric is an advanced cross-environment media tracking and measurement solution. Originally developed as an internal tool for AdTheorent’s data-driven digital ad network, Barometric currently processes 3-4 billion ad calls per day.
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closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired MinHash, Inc.

synopsis: Salesforce has acquired MinHash. MinHash had developed an AI platform as well as a “personal assistant” called AILA to crawl to and from the many corners of the Internet, pull out relevant trends for marketers, and help them construct campaigns around those trends.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$26,492.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MinHash, Inc.
MinHash's AILA brings the power of artificial intelligence to uncover emerging trends that are relevant and actionable. AILA detects fast growing topics across 1000s of media sources and helps marketers respond quickly, pulling together data in all forms.
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closed 10/20/2014 via PR Web

LexisNexis, acquired Moreover Technologies

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced that it has acquired Moreover Technologies, Inc., a leading global content delivery service and provider of consolidated current awareness and media management solutions.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: Moreover Technologies
Moreover Technologies is a provider of real-time information management solutions, delivering essential online information in time to impact business decisions.
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closed 8/23/2012 via Company Press Release

Sentia Media, acquired BuzzNumbers

synopsis: Asia-Pacific's leading media intelligence company, Sentia Media, announced the acquisition of BuzzNumbers, leading Australian social media monitoring platform. The acquisition further strengthens Sentia Media's ability to provide the highest quality and most comprehensive suite of media intelligence services across Australia and beyond.
buyer parent: Quadrant Private Equity
buyer: Sentia Media (ASX:ISD:$74.22)
Sentia Media is the Asia-Pacific region's leading media intelligence company, providing over 6,000 clients with media information, analysis and advice 24/7/365 through their range of six brands across the region. "
target: BuzzNumbers
BuzzNumbers is a social media monitoring, analytics and reporting company trusted by over 200 global brands. Customers use their SaaS platform to track online conversations across social media, blogs, forums, news, video, Q&A, Wiki’s and everywhere online.
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closed 7/6/2010 via Market Wire

Market Wire, acquired Sysomos Inc.

synopsis: Marketwire announced its acquisition of Sysomos, the Toronto-based business intelligence solution for social media monitoring and sentiment analysis. The move supports Marketwire's social media and media monitoring product offerings and reinforces the company's position as a global leader in maximizing technologies to advance communications.
buyer: Market Wire
Marketwire is a leading newswire service offering press release distribution, media contact management, multimedia, media monitoring services and other workflow solutions for public relations, investor relations, journalists and other communications professionals. "
target: Sysomos Inc.
Sysomos offers social media monitoring and analytics products that give corporations, marketers, public relations agencies and advertisers the intelligence and insight needed to make smarter business and strategic decisions.
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closed 5/2/2013 via PR Web

OnScroll, acquired Metric Science Ltd.

synopsis: OnScroll, a leader in ad viewability and responsive advertising, announced that they have completed the acquisition of Metric Science, an online advertising analytics and optimization company. Metric Science’s optimisation technology offers both advertising buy and sells sides more insight into their online media performance.
buyer: OnScroll
OnScroll is an ad technology platform that enables publishers, networks and agencies to serve ‘viewable only’ inventory. OnScroll’s patent–pending technology helps to solve the viewable ad issue by rendering ad placement codes only when a user has a verified chance to see an ad. "
target: Metric Science Ltd.
Metric Science is an ad analytics platform which provides advertising professionals with more insight into the online media that they buy and sell. The data provided helps industry professionals make smarter decisions in 3 key areas – ad transparency, ad quality and campaign evaluation.
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closed 2/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Walee Technologies Pvt. Ltd, acquired Mirrorr

synopsis: In a historic move, Walee Technologies, a Pakistani martech platform specialized in influencer marketing and social commerce, has acquired UAE-based Mirrorr.com, an advanced AI-driven solution that detects and identifies brands and logos in social media posts and stories. 
buyer: Walee Technologies Pvt. Ltd
Walee Technologies is a Pakistani martech platform specialized in influencer marketing and social commerce. Walee is Pakistan’s largest and fastest growing Influencer network. Earn online from anywhere on brand campaigns and Walee Shops. "
target: Mirrorr
UAE-based Mirrorr.com is an advanced AI-driven solution that detects and identifies brands and logos in social media posts and stories. Launched at ArabNet Riyadh in mid-December 2019, Mirrorr has been created by a team of in-house developers and tracks the performance of influencer campaigns.
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closed 12/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

comScore, Inc., acquired Shareablee

synopsis: Comscore, the TV and digital measurement company announced has acquired social media-focused audience intelligence platform Shareablee. Monitoring more than 1M global companies and 9M+ influencers, Shareablee has been the leading authority on audience intelligence, competitive benchmarking and actionable insights since 2013.
buyer: comScore, Inc. (SCOR:$360.47)
comScore is the cross-platform measurement company that precisely measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. Built on precision and innovation, they combines proprietary digital, TV and movie intelligence with vast demographic details to quantify consumers’ multiscreen behavior. "
target: Shareablee
Shareablee’s curated data empowers brands to drive success on social. Monitoring more than 1M global companies and 9M+ influencers, Shareablee has been the leading authority on audience intelligence, competitive benchmarking and actionable insights since 2013.
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closed 10/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Talkwalker Inc., acquired discover.ai

synopsis: Talkwalker, a leading consumer intelligence company, announced that it has acquired discover.ai, an agile consumer and cultural insight platform. discover.ai combines the power of machine learning with human expertise to unearth valuable insights.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Talkwalker Inc.
Talkwalker is the #1 Consumer Intelligence Acceleration platform for brands to drive business impact. Talkwalker Activate professional services team can augment, accelerate, or fully service brands' insights needs to increase their ROI from the Talkwalker platform. "
target: discover.ai
discover.ai is an agile consumer and cultural insight platform. discover.ai has already helped some of the world's largest brands with 800+ insights projects across 30 countries. discover.ai combines the power of machine learning with human expertise to unearth valuable insights.
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closed 11/17/2022 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired Factmata

synopsis: Cision, a global comprehensive communications platform, has acquired Factmata, an advanced social and news media monitoring and analytics product that uses AI to identify and track narratives online through articles, blogs, tweets and other social chatter, highlighting the ones that could either help or hurt brand reputation and value.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a global leader in PR, marketing, and social media management technology and intelligence. Cision helps brands and organizations identify, connect, and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. "
target: Factmata
Factmata Limited is an advanced social and news media monitoring and analytics product that uses AI to identify and track narratives online through articles, blogs, tweets and other social chatter, highlighting the ones that could either help or hurt brand reputation and value.
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closed 11/17/2022 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired Factmata

synopsis: Cision, a global comprehensive communications platform, has acquired Factmata, an advanced social and news media monitoring and analytics product that uses AI to identify and track narratives online through articles, blogs, tweets and other social chatter, highlighting the ones that could either help or hurt brand reputation and value.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a global leader in PR, marketing, and social media management technology and intelligence. Cision helps brands and organizations identify, connect, and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. "
target: Factmata
Factmata Limited is an advanced social and news media monitoring and analytics product that uses AI to identify and track narratives online through articles, blogs, tweets and other social chatter, highlighting the ones that could either help or hurt brand reputation and value.
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closed 6/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Cision AB, acquired Brandwatch

synopsis: Cision will acquire Brandwatch, a global leader in digital consumer intelligence and social media listening. This strategic move will combine two leaders in their respective industries and will bring to customers the substantial benefits of their complementary capabilities to deliver the future of PR, marketing and digital customer engagement.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a global leader in PR, marketing, and social media management technology and intelligence. Cision helps brands and organizations identify, connect, and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. "
target: Brandwatch
Based in the UK, Brandwatch is the world's pioneering digital consumer intelligence suite. The company's AI-powered deep social listening and content marketing analytics products help over 2,000 of the world's most admired brands and agencies make insightful, data-driven decisions.
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closed 1/31/2020 via PR Newswire

Platinum Equity, LLC, acquired Cision AB

synopsis: Cision Ltd., a leading global provider of software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals, has been acquired by an affiliate of Platinum Equity, a global investment firm specializing in mergers, acquisitions, and operations.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global investment firm with more than $19 billion of assets under management and a portfolio of approximately 40 operating companies that serve customers around the world. Platinum Equity specializes in mergers, acquisitions, and operations—a trademarked strategy it calls M&A&O."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact.
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closed 1/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired iContact

synopsis: iContact, an email marketing firm launched in the Triangle 15 years ago, has been acquired by j2 Global, a leading Internet information and services company. Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class automation and email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,740.72)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: iContact
Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved significant results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class automation and email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members.
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Cision AB, acquired TrendKite

synopsis: Cision, a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations professionals, announced it has acquired TrendKite, a Digital PR platform that harnesses artificial intelligence and analytics to help brands understand the effect communications programs have on corporate reputation, website traffic and business outcomes.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: TrendKite
TrendKite is the Digital PR Platform that puts earned media in the marketing mix. By harnessing artificial intelligence and big data analytics to optimize the impact public relations has on a brand's reputation, traffic and goals, TrendKite is transforming the way the world views earned media.
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closed 1/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired Falcon.io

synopsis: Cision announced it has acquired Falcon.io, a leading social media company with offices in New York, Copenhagen, Sofia, Berlin, Melbourne and Budapest. Falcon.io provides brands with insights into their global content strategy and the management of comprehensive social media marketing programs.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: Falcon.io
Falcon.io offers an integrated SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing, measuring, advertising and managing customer data. The company enables their clients to explore the full potential of digital marketing by managing multiple customer touchpoints from one platform.
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closed 7/30/2018 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired ShareIQ

synopsis: Cision announced it has acquired the technical assets of Berlin-based ShareIQ. The ShareIQ platform is based on patent-pending technology that discovers, analyzes and indexes original pieces of visual content, as well as shared and republished copies of specific images.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: ShareIQ
ShareIQ is Earned Media Performance Intelligence SaaS for brands to extract the full value of their content across the web. The ShareIQ platform discovers, analyzes and indexes original pieces of visual content, as well as shared and republished copies of specific images.
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closed 12/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired CEDROM-SNi Inc.

synopsis: Cision, Ltd. announced that it has acquired CEDROM-SNi Inc. ("CEDROM"), a Montréal-based firm specializing in digital media monitoring solutions. CEDROM serves a varied clientele, consisting of large corporate enterprises, government agencies, media companies, and advertising and public relations agencies, among others.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: CEDROM-SNi Inc.
CEDROM-SNi is a provider of digital reproduction rights for media outlets. CEDROM-SNi's public relations workflow platform, Eureka.cc, provides thousands of customers in Québec and in France with the ability to search, analyze and conduct media monitoring in an evolving digital media environment.
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closed 3/28/2017 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired Bulletin Intelligence

synopsis: Cision announced that it acquired Bulletin Intelligence, which has written the daily White House News Summary for the Executive Office of the President since 2001, and which also provides custom, expert-curated executive briefings to the CEOs and C-suites of many of the nation's largest businesses.
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a leading media communication technology and analytics company that enables marketers and communicators to effectively manage their earned media programs in coordination with paid and owned channels to drive business impact. "
target: Bulletin Intelligence
Bulletin Intelligence and its subsidiaries deliver fully-customized intelligence briefings to executives in leading businesses, government entities, and associations. Briefings analyze and synthesize comprehensive and relevant set of news, social media, and other sources of competitive intelligence.
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closed 3/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Toppan Vite, acquired The Vintage Group

synopsis: Toppan Vite, a leading international financial printing, communications and technology company, announced the strategic acquisition of Vintage, a division of PR Newswire. Vintage provides regulatory compliance across capital markets, corporate services, and institutional and fund services.
buyer parent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
buyer: Toppan Vite
Toppan Vite, a leader in financial printing and communications solutions, is part of the Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., the world's largest printing group. Toppan Vite has been a pioneer and trusted partner in the financial markets for 3 decades, serving the financial, legal and corporate communities. "
target parent: Cision AB
target: The Vintage Group
Vintage, a division of PR Newswire, provides regulatory compliance and shareholder communications services across capital markets, corporate services, and institutional and fund services. Vintage, formerly Vintage Filings, was founded in 2002 and acquired by PR Newswire in 2007.
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closed 6/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired PR Newswire Association Inc.

synopsis: Cision has finalized the acquisition of PR Newswire. PR Newswire is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today's communications, social media and content marketing professionals. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: PR Newswire Association Inc.
PR Newswire is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences.
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$841
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announced 6/16/2015 via GlobeNewswire

AIMediaComms, will purchase Vocus UK, Cision UK, & certain assets from Cision AB

synopsis: AIMediaComms, a wholly owned subsidiary of Access Intelligence plc, will acquire 100 percent of the Vocus UK and Cision UK business and certain assets, including the media contacts database, UK-based customers and employees, and third party supplier agreements.
buyer parent: Access Intelligence plc
buyer: AIMediaComms
With over 300 active accounts, AIMediaComms, is Europe’s leading provider of stakeholder and media relations management software, ‘ Vuelio.’ Vuelio enables media and public affairs teams to deliver accurate, consistent and timely communications to stakeholders. "
seller parent: GTCR, LLC
seller: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today's communications, social media and content marketing professionals.
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closed 3/23/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Cision AB, acquired Viralheat

synopsis: Cision, a leading global media intelligence company, announced the acquisition of Viralheat, a top social media engagement platform. Cision is building out the industry's most comprehensive suite of social engagement tools, and now this acquisition will reinforce the company's commitment to expanding its social capabilities.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today's PR and communication professionals. Cision enables communicators to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. "
target: Viralheat
Viralheat is the enterprise content marketing and social media management platform that provides digital marketers with social media monitoring, publishing, analytics, content intelligence and reporting in a single, intuitive interface.
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closed 10/22/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Cision AB, acquired Gorkana Group

synopsis: Cision, a leading provider of PR, social software and insight services, announced that it acquired Gorkana Group Limited, a top U.K.-based media intelligence and data insights service provider. Gorkana strengthens Cision's offering to PR professionals while also better serving the international journalist community.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a leading provider of public relations software that enables professionals to plan, execute and measure influencer-oriented campaigns in one integrated platform. Communication professionals use Cision to access pitchable media and blogger databases, distribute press releases, and more. "
target parent: Exponent Private Equity
target: Gorkana Group
Gorkana Group is a media information provider, offering PR and marketing professionals access to customized media intelligence. Gorkana's clients become part of their unique community. This connects them to everything from industry experts and latest news, insights and events, jobs and journalists.
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closed 9/15/2014 via PR Web

Cision AB, Vocus, Inc., acquired Visible Technologies

synopsis: Vocus, Inc. and Cision, leading global providers of cloud-based public relations software have been brought together by private equity firm GTCR, announced the acquisition of Visible Technologies. Visible is a worldwide market leader in social media listening and analytics, insights and engagement.
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
buyer: Vocus, Inc.
Vocus is a leading provider of public relations software that enables professionals to plan, execute and measure influencer-oriented campaigns in one integrated platform. Cision is a leading provider of cloud-based PR software, services and tools for the marketing and public relations industry. "
target: Visible Technologies
Visible Technologies is the leader in social media monitoring, analytics, and services for enterprises globally. Visible helps businesses analyze social media conversations to better understand consumer preferences, market dynamics, competitive strengths and weaknesses, and other information.
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closed 6/25/2012 via Company Press Release

BurrellesLuce, purchased U.S. Print Monitoring Operations from Cision AB

synopsis: Cision announced the sale of its U.S. print monitoring operations to BurrellesLuce. Cision will continue providing its digital media monitoring services, including online, social and broadcast monitoring, and will continue to expand other services including influencer identification, media measurement and analysis.
buyer: BurrellesLuce
BurrellesLuce helps communication professionals maximize their media relations results through a full range of planning, monitoring and measurement services. The company’s online platform, BurrellesLuce 2.0, enables clients to view press clippings, target and connect with journalists and bloggers. "
seller: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision delivers relevant media information, targeted distribution, media monitoring, and precise analyses. Cision is a force that drives your business forward through the ability to make better decisions based on superior media intelligence.
price ($mm)
$0.50
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/23/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Infopaq International, will purchase Monitor and Analyze business from Cision AB

synopsis: Cision AB has signed an agreement to sell its Monitor and Analyze business in Sweden and Norway to Infopaq International, a leading company on the Nordic market for Monitor and Analysis services.
buyer: Infopaq International
Infopaq was founded in Denmark in 1998, and quickly established itself as an external monitoring supplier in two areas, media monitoring and media analysis. Today, Infopaq is represented in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. "
seller: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision delivers relevant media information, targeted distribution, media monitoring, and precise analyses. Cision is a force that drives your business forward through the ability to make better decisions based on superior media intelligence.
price ($mm)
$3.11
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2006 via BusinessWire

multivision, inc., acquired Tempo IV

synopsis: Bacon's | multivision, the leading provider of premium broadcast management applications, expands its broadcast monitoring services in the Pacific Northwest with the acquisition of Tempo IV. The acquisition brings together two of the leading providers of diverse broadcast monitoring services to one of the fastest growing regions in the US.
buyer parent: Cision
buyer: multivision, inc.
multivision is a leader in the collection, analysis and delivery of real-time corporate intelligence. Businesses rely on multivision’s services to track public opinion, communications campaigns and informational research across the spectrum of media. "
target: Tempo IV
Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, the Tempo IV team of professionals is capturing the news that's important to you. We know the issues of the day affect you, your business, and the future of your business.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Bacon's Information Inc., acquired multivision, inc.

synopsis: Bacon's Information, Inc., a provider of media research, distribution, monitoring and evaluation services for public relations, marketing and corporate communications professionals, today announced the acquisition of Multivision, Inc., a broadcast monitoring and media management company headquartered in Oakland, California.
buyer parent: Cision
buyer: Bacon's Information Inc.
Bacon's Information provides a wide range of information and assistance for anyone needing to research, contact or monitor the media. Bacon's is a leading provider of media services to public relations professionals in corporate, non-profit, governmental and educational environments. Bacon's is kno "
target: multivision, inc.
multivision is a leader in the collection, analysis and delivery of real-time corporate intelligence. Businesses rely on multivision’s services to track public opinion, communications campaigns and informational research across the spectrum of media.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/17/2022 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired Factmata

synopsis: Cision, a global comprehensive communications platform, has acquired Factmata, an advanced social and news media monitoring and analytics product that uses AI to identify and track narratives online through articles, blogs, tweets and other social chatter, highlighting the ones that could either help or hurt brand reputation and value.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a global leader in PR, marketing, and social media management technology and intelligence. Cision helps brands and organizations identify, connect, and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. "
target: Factmata
Factmata Limited is an advanced social and news media monitoring and analytics product that uses AI to identify and track narratives online through articles, blogs, tweets and other social chatter, highlighting the ones that could either help or hurt brand reputation and value.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/31/2020 via PR Newswire

Platinum Equity, LLC, acquired Cision AB

synopsis: Cision Ltd., a leading global provider of software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals, has been acquired by an affiliate of Platinum Equity, a global investment firm specializing in mergers, acquisitions, and operations.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global investment firm with more than $19 billion of assets under management and a portfolio of approximately 40 operating companies that serve customers around the world. Platinum Equity specializes in mergers, acquisitions, and operations—a trademarked strategy it calls M&A&O."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,528 [$2,783]
rev ($mm)
$748
EBITDA ($mm)
$222
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
announced 6/16/2015 via GlobeNewswire

AIMediaComms, will purchase Vocus UK, Cision UK, & certain assets from Cision AB

synopsis: AIMediaComms, a wholly owned subsidiary of Access Intelligence plc, will acquire 100 percent of the Vocus UK and Cision UK business and certain assets, including the media contacts database, UK-based customers and employees, and third party supplier agreements.
buyer parent: Access Intelligence plc
buyer: AIMediaComms
With over 300 active accounts, AIMediaComms, is Europe’s leading provider of stakeholder and media relations management software, ‘ Vuelio.’ Vuelio enables media and public affairs teams to deliver accurate, consistent and timely communications to stakeholders. "
seller parent: GTCR, LLC
seller: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today's communications, social media and content marketing professionals.
price ($mm)
$2.05
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/30/2014 via BusinessWire

GTCR, LLC, acquired Vocus, Inc.

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, and Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based public relations and marketing software that enables companies to acquire and retain customers, jointly announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Vocus by an affiliate of GTCR.
buyer: GTCR, LLC
Founded in 1980, GTCR is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare and Information Services & Technology industries. "
target: Vocus, Inc.
Vocus is a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations. Vocus' web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes manage local and global relationships and communications with journalists, analysts, public officials and other key audiences.
price ($mm)[EV]
$390 [$352]
rev ($mm)
$186
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/8/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Babel Street, Inc., acquired Dunami Inc.

synopsis: Babel Street, Inc., the world's data-to-knowledge company has acquired all of the intellectual property assets of Dunami. The acquired technology leverages advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to swiftly understand topics and thought leaders as well as conduct relationship analysis of associated networks and audiences.
buyer: Babel Street, Inc.
Babel Street is the world's data-to-knowledge company, enabling clients to identify, organize, and analyze data, regardless of its location or language. Babel Street products automatically convert client-selected data from over 200 languages to their native language. "
target: Dunami Inc.
Dunami is a developer of real-time data analysis software that helps build brands. The company uses Patented Relationship Network Analytics, Proprietary Influencer Mathematics, and Behavioral Attribute Modeling to help clients know who matters the most and who is influencing their brand.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Cision AB, acquired TrendKite

synopsis: Cision, a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations professionals, announced it has acquired TrendKite, a Digital PR platform that harnesses artificial intelligence and analytics to help brands understand the effect communications programs have on corporate reputation, website traffic and business outcomes.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. "
target: TrendKite
TrendKite is the Digital PR Platform that puts earned media in the marketing mix. By harnessing artificial intelligence and big data analytics to optimize the impact public relations has on a brand's reputation, traffic and goals, TrendKite is transforming the way the world views earned media.
price ($mm)
$221
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/5/2022 via BusinessWire

Fluence Technologies, acquired Sturnis 365

synopsis: Fluence Technologies, the only provider of purpose-built financial consolidation, close and reporting software for high-growth businesses, announced the acquisition of Sturnis365, the leading provider of intelligent, collaborative disclosure management and narrative reporting solutions.
buyer: Fluence Technologies
Fluence Technologies is a Canadian provider of financial close and consolidation software for mid-sized companies. Fluence provides a cloud-based solution that enables their clients to go live in weeks, close their books in days and report intelligence in real time. "
target parent: Techedge Group
target: Sturnis 365
Sturnis365 provides full end-user collaborative creation, publication and disclosure of corporate information, including for annual and periodical corporate reports, sustainability and ESG reporting, compliance and risk reporting and procurement and tax disclosures.
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announced 1/28/2022 via Company Press Release

Verdane Capital, will acquire Papirfly

synopsis: Verdane, the European specialist growth equity investor, has agreed to acquire a significant majority stake in Papirfly Group AS, a Norway-based brand management software group, to create a global marketing technology leader.
buyer: Verdane Capital
Norway-based Verdane is a specialist growth equity investment firm that partners with ambitious Northern European tech-enabled businesses to help them reach the next stage of international growth. "
target: Papirfly
Founded in 2000 and based in Oslo, Norway, with offices throughout Europe, Papirfly Group provides a cloud-based, modular software platform for brand activation management (“BAM”), helping large companies create, edit, store, and distribute their brand assets.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ilkka-Yhtymä, acquired Liana Technologies

synopsis: Ilkka-Yhtymä Group, a Finland-based media group, has acquired a majority stake in Liana Technologies, Finland's largest cloud-based marketing and communications software provider. Liana Technologies provides a single-sign-on platform that offers tools for email marketing, marketing automation, press release & media, website & mobile, and eCommerce.
buyer: Ilkka-Yhtymä (HLSE:ILK2S:$54.39)
Ilkka-Yhtymä Group is a Finland-based media group. Their main products and services include two regional newspapers, five local newspapers, two free sheets, marketing and communications, and printing. Ilkka-Yhtymä Group is comprised of Ilkka-Yhtymä Plc, I-Mediat, and I-print. "
target: Liana Technologies
Liana Technologies is Finland's largest cloud-based marketing and communications software provider. Liana Technologies provides a single-sign-on platform that offers tools for email marketing, marketing automation, press release & media, website & mobile, and eCommerce.
price ($mm)
$17*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Techedge Group, acquired Sturnis 365

synopsis: Techedge, a global business solutions and IT services firm, has acquired a 75% stake in Sturnis 365, an intelligent disclosure management solution. Sturnis 365 is an intuitive cloud solution that helps companies with producing and publishing corporate content such as annual reports, 10k reports, audits, and regulatory reports required by the IFRS.
buyer: Techedge Group (BIT:EDGE:$211.95)
Techedge provides business solutions and IT services that combine business advisory, technology expertise and premium delivery capabilities. Their mission is to help organizations evolve into true digital companies through short iterative cycles of business-driven innovation. "
target: Sturnis 365
Sturnis 365 is an intelligent disclosure management solution. Sturnis 365 is an intuitive cloud solution that helps companies with producing and publishing corporate content such as annual reports, 10k reports, audits, regulatory reports required by the IFRS, Solvency II, Basel III and ASC.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

EQS Group AG, acquired Tensid Ltd.

synopsis: Tensid, a leading Digital Corporate Communications provider in Switzerland, has been acquired by EQS Group, a Munich-headquartered leading international provider of digital corporate communications.
buyer: EQS Group AG (XTRA:EQS:$50.81)
The EQS Group is a Munich-headquartered leading international provider of digital corporate communications. Since its founding in 2000, the EQS Group has grown to be a leading global provider of digital solutions for investor relations and corporate communications. "
target: Tensid Ltd.
Founded in 2000, the Tensid AG is the leading provider of integrated systems for Investor Relations, Public Relations and Corporate Communications in Switzerland. Its services are widely used by listed and non-listed companies as well as various organizations.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 10/24/2011 via GlobeNewswire

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., will acquire Glide Technologies Limited

synopsis: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., the world's largest exchange company, announced that it has agreed to acquire Glide Technologies Limited, a leading London-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider specializing in corporate communications and reputation management solutions.
buyer: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,770.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,500 listed companies. "
target: Glide Technologies Limited
Glide Technologies is a leading software-as-a-service provider specializing in corporate communications and reputation management solutions. It provides companies with online tools used to monitor content and engage with media, investors, consumers and other public relations professionals.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Q4 Inc., acquired Euroinvestor IR Solutions

synopsis: Q4 Inc. Acquires Euroinvestor IR Solutions, Europe's leading IR Quote, Charting and News Provider. The acquisition will enhance Q4’s product portfolio, extending the global reach of Q4’s market leading investor website platform, webcasting, IR desktop and stock surveillance services by providing global data coverage and multiple language support.
buyer: Q4 Inc.
Q4 is a global leader in communication and intelligence solutions to the IR market. Thousands of brands around the world use Q4 website, webcasting, CRM, analytics and surveillance solutions to better connect with their investors and understand the capital markets. "
target parent: Euroinvestor A/S
target: Euroinvestor IR Solutions
Euroinvestor IR Solutions is a leading provider of Investor Relations products, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and is a subsidiary of Euroinvestor.com A/S – one of Scandinavia's leading online media companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Diligent, acquired Insightia

synopsis: Diligent, the global leader in modern governance providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance and ESG, announced that it has acquired Insightia, a leading SaaS provider of expert insights and intelligent analytics for listed companies, with a focus on shareholder activism, proxy voting and corporate governance.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading governance, risk and compliance (GRC) SaaS provider, serving more than one million users. Its modern GRC platform ensures boards, executives and other leaders have a holistic, integrated view of audit, risk, information security, ethics and compliance across the organization."
target: Insightia
Insightia is a leading SaaS provider of expert insights and intelligent analytics for listed companies, with a focus on shareholder activism, proxy voting and corporate governance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/21/2018 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired Ipreo Holdings LLC

synopsis: Ipreo, a leading financial services solutions and data provider, was acquired by IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. IHS Markit is acquiring the business from private equity funds managed by Blackstone and by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,589.00)
IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a leading global provider of financial services technology, data and analytical services, supporting all participants in the capital-raising process, including sell-side professionals, finance officers at private and public companies, institutional investors, and asset managers.
price ($mm)
$1,855
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/6/2014 via PE Hub

Blackstone Group LP, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking, acquired Ipreo Holdings LLC

synopsis: Ipreo Holdings LLC, a leading global provider of market intelligence and workflow solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, announced the completion of its acquisition by private equity funds managed by Blackstone and by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
buyer: Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment and advisory firms. The Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs is one of the leading private equity investors in the world, having invested and committed approximately $45 billion of equity capital in over 650 companies. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions.
price ($mm)
$962*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired Ipreo Holdings LLC

synopsis: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co L.P. (together with its affiliates, “KKR”) announced that KKR has completed the acquisition of Ipreo Holdings LLC. Ipreo is a leading provider of market intelligence, deal execution platforms, and investor communication tools to investment banks and corporations around the world.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$16,236.15)
Founded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, KKR is a leading global investment firm with $61.9 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2011. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes."
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a premier global provider of high quality data, market intelligence, and productivity solutions to investment banking and corporate clients. It is the only global provider of new issuance software solutions across the equity, fixed income, and municipal markets.
price ($mm)
$425
rev ($mm)
$130
EBITDA ($mm)
$35
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.1x
closed 4/4/2012 via PR Newswire

DirectImpact, acquired Crowdverb

synopsis: Direct Impact, a leading grassroots advocacy firm that manages communications campaigns on behalf of some of the world's largest corporations and trade associations, announced its acquisition of Crowdverb, a digital management and advocacy firm based in Seattle, Washington.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: DirectImpact
Direct Impact is a premier grassroots public affairs, public education and corporate reputation firm, offering a complete range of services essential to conducting successful grassroots outreach and education, public relations, coalition development and community mobilization. "
target: Crowdverb
Crowdverb's Modern Mobilization™ approach uses a social web technology platform and tool set to build permanent online communities on behalf of clients. Communities can be mobilized instantly and effectively to impact issues and legislation, manage reputations and promote products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/16/2020 via PR Newswire

SEMrush, acquired Prowly

synopsis: SEMrush, a leading online visibility management and content marketing SaaS platform, has acquired Prowly, a Polish platform for PR experts looking to simplify their workflow. Prowly connects all PR activities into one place and enables users to find relevant media contacts and journalists, create visual press releases, and send targeted PR pitches.
buyer: SEMrush (SEMR:$188.00)
SEMrush is an online visibility management and content marketing SaaS platform. SEMrush offers an all-in-one marketing suite consisting of more than 40 tools that help companies market better online. Their platform enables companies to optimize their visibility and create engaging content. "
target: Prowly
Prowly is a Polish platform for PR experts looking to simplify their workflow and do powerful communication. Prowly connects all PR activities into one place and enables users to find relevant media contacts and journalists, create visual press releases, and send targeted PR pitches.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/26/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire GovDelivery, Inc.

synopsis: Actua Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with an investor group led by Vista Equity Partners under which it will sell GovDelivery, the leading provider of cloud-based government communications software solutions, for $153 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: Actua Corporation
target: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery enables public sector organizations to connect with people and to get those people to act. As the number one referrer of traffic to hundreds of government websites, GovDelivery's enterprise-class, cloud-based technology allows government organizations to transform their communications.
price ($mm)
$153
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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2021
rev ($mm)
$20.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.18
EBIT ($mm)
$1.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.14
Employees
81
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Ticker: OTCPK:FSSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISION
FISION
FISION is a cloud-based digital asset management, marketing automation, and sales enablement company. FISION’s advanced, proprietary technology specializes in managing a customer’s brand and marketing content enabling marketing and sales people to create compelling on-brand communications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:OSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OneSoft Solutions Inc.
OneSoft Solutions Inc. is a Canada-based developer of cloud-based business solutions. OneSoft's business strategy is to seek opportunities to convert legacy business software applications to a more cost efficient subscription based business model utilizing the Microsoft Cloud.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.61)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CPSE:AGILC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agillic
Agillic
Agillic is a Danish software company enabling marketers to maximise the use of data and translate it into relevant and personalised communication establishing strong relations between people and brands.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker: TSXV:BKD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Breaking Data Corporation
Breaking Data Corporation
Breaking Data Corp. is a technology provider of semantic search, machine learning and natural language processing ("NLP"). The Company's technology platform has many practical applications, in multiple business and consumer verticals that are immersed in massive media and data rich settings.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:INCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$54.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.74
EBIT ($mm)
$3.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: NYSE:RAMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveRamp
LiveRamp
LiveRamp provides the identity platform leveraged by brands and their partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. LiveRamp IdentityLink connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$429.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($104.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1150
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Ticker: SQI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JAGGAER
JAGGAER
JAGGAER is a leading provider of end-to-end spend management solutions. JAGGAER offers an all-in-one procurement software platform that provides modular solutions for spend analytics, eProcurement, invoicing, sourcing, quality management, inventory management, and more.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$106.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.42
EBIT ($mm)
$3.98
Net Income ($mm)
$3.21
Employees
513
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Ticker: MRIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marin Software
Marin Software
Founded in April 2006 by seasoned digital marketing and enterprise software professionals, Marin Software Incorporated provides a leading cross-channel performance advertising cloud used by brands and agencies to measure, manage and optimize ad spend across the web and mobile devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$99.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
500
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Ticker: AIM:OMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OMG Plc
OMG plc is a group of companies that leads the world in motion capture and computer vision, with customers in over 70 countries, and serving sectors ranging from entertainment to defence.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$48.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.14
EBIT ($mm)
$0.64
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
281
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Ticker: AIM:ACC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Access Intelligence plc
Access Intelligence plc
Access Intelligence Plc is the parent company of a group of Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses that deliver comprehensive reputation and risk management solutions for both the public and private sectors.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$26.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
204
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Ticker: AMEX:ISDR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Issuer Direct
Issuer Direct
Issuer Direct Corporation is a market leader and innovator of disclosure management solutions and cloud-based compliance technologies. Its flagship technology platform is DMS, a secure cloud based workflow compliance collaboration system for corporate issuers and compliance professionals.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$21.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.35
EBIT ($mm)
$3.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3.29
Employees
86
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Ticker: XTRA:EQS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQS Group AG
EQS Group AG
EQS Group is a leading international technology provider for Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Compliance. Companies trust EQS's products and services to securely, efficiently, and simultaneously fulfill complex national and international disclosure and compliance requirements.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$50.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.65
EBIT ($mm)
($0.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
450
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Ticker: SRAX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Social Reality
Social Reality
Founded in 2010, Los Angeles-based Social Reality, Inc. is an Internet advertising company that provides tools that automate the digital advertising market. The company has built technologies and leveraged partner technologies that service social media and the real-time bidding (RTB) markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($15.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($16.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
35
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Piksel
Piksel
Piksel people create and manage OTT video monetization solutions for some of the world’s leading media brands: AT&T U-verse, BSkyB, Celcom, Channel 4, Mediaset, Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia, Televisa Mexico, Vodafone and more.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$214.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.04
EBIT ($mm)
$14.12
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1300
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Ticker: RMKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of business-to-business sales and marketing services. Our core services include complete lead qualification and management, new product sales, channel enablement, subscription renewals, and service contract sales.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$47.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALWED
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wedia SA
Wedia SA
Wedia is the most experienced Marketing Resource Management (MRM) software provider to bring creation, customization, and distribution capabilities to all three major content channels: web, print and mobile.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$20.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.18
EBIT ($mm)
$1.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.14
Employees
81
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Ticker: OTCPK:FSSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISION
FISION
FISION is a cloud-based digital asset management, marketing automation, and sales enablement company. FISION’s advanced, proprietary technology specializes in managing a customer’s brand and marketing content enabling marketing and sales people to create compelling on-brand communications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CPSE:AGILC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agillic
Agillic
Agillic is a Danish software company enabling marketers to maximise the use of data and translate it into relevant and personalised communication establishing strong relations between people and brands.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zeta Global
Zeta Global
Zeta Global Holdings Corp. is a leading data-driven, cloud-based marketing technology company that empowers enterprises to acquire, grow and retain customers more efficiently.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$458.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($198.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($244.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1434
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Ticker: ICLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IClick Interactive Asia
iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited is an independent online marketing and enterprise data solutions provider that connects worldwide marketers with audiences in China. iClick's platform possesses omni-channel marketing capabilities and fulfils various marketing objectives.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$307.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.89)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1192
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Ticker: AIM:GBG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GB Group Plc
GB Group Plc
GBG is a global specialist in identity data intelligence. They help organisations make decisions about the customers they serve and the people they employ. GBG has the fundamental belief that the digital economy relies on everyone having access to data they can trust.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$302.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$65.18
EBIT ($mm)
$46.96
Net Income ($mm)
$35.66
Employees
1200
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$217.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
556
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Ticker: BIT:AXEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
axélero S.p.A.
axélero S.p.A.
axélero provides effective and innovative digital advertising and digital marketing solutions, tailor-made for small, medium and large enterprises and national and local institutions to gain greater visibility, useful contacts and concrete business results.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.31
EBIT ($mm)
$3.12
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
21
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Ticker: NZSE:PX1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plexure Group Limited
Plexure Group Limited
Plexure is a global mobile engagement company helping brands create sticky and more profitable relationships with consumers throughout the consumer journey. Plexure enables the delivery of deeply personalized compelling offers to customers through mobile channels.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$20.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.02)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
150
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