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Amagi Media Labs, acquired Streamwise

synopsis: Amagi, the global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, today announced that it has acquired Streamwise, an early stage data aggregation and reporting platform for content distributors. Streamwise specializes in automating and standardizing data collection across streaming platorms.
buyer: Amagi Media Labs
Amagi is a next-generation media technology company that provides cloud broadcast and targeted advertising solutions to broadcast TV and streaming TV platforms. Amagi enables content owners to launch, distribute and monetize live linear channels on Free Ad-supported Streaming TV and video platforms."
target: Streamwise
Streamwise is an early stage data aggregation and reporting platform for content distributors. Streamwise specializes in automating and standardizing data collection across streaming platforms.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BusinessWire

Brightcove, Inc., purchased Online Video Platform Business from Ooyala

synopsis: Brightcove, a global provider of cloud services for video, has acquired the online video platform business of Ooyala, a provider of cloud video technology. Ooyala’s video platform uses big data insights to help broadcasters and media companies increase video engagement and revenue with personalized, interactive experiences for every screen.
buyer: Brightcove, Inc. (BCOV:$212.14)
Brightcove Inc. is the leading global provider of powerful cloud solutions for managing, delivering, and monetizing video experiences on every screen. "
seller: Ooyala
The acquisition includes the Online Video Platform Business of Ooyala, a provider of cloud video technology. Ooyala’s video platform uses big data insights to help broadcasters and media companies increase video engagement and revenue with personalized, interactive experiences for every screen.
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$15
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closed 11/8/2017 via PR Web

Blubrry Podcasting, acquired Cast Feed Validator

synopsis: Blubrry, a subsidiary of RawVoice, is proud to announce the acquisition of the leading podcast RSS-feed validator, Cast Feed Validator. Cast Feed Validator helps podcasters visualize their podcast feed. This visualization helps them find where problems are occurring if something goes wrong with their podcast.
buyer parent: RawVoice
buyer: Blubrry Podcasting
Blubrry is a podcasting community and directory with more than 450,000 shows. Blubrry gives creators the power to make money, get detailed audience measurements and host their audio, video and websites. Blubrry is a preferred digital interface for media creators, advertisers and media consumers. "
target: Cast Feed Validator
Cast Feed Validator is the leading podcast RSS-feed validator. Cast Feed Validator helps podcasters visualize their podcast feed. This visualization helps them find where problems are occurring if something goes wrong with their podcast.
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closed 10/16/2019 via PR Newswire

TV Time, acquired Mediamorph

synopsis: TV Time, a leading TV and film tracking and insights platform, has acquired Mediamorph, a Content Value Management cloud platform powers the largest entertainment companies in the world. As part of the acquisition, the combined companies will operate under the name Whip Media Group.
buyer: TV Time
TV Time is the world's largest tracking platform for TV and movies. Fueled by global first-party data, TV Time offers business solutions through TVLytics, a service that provides data and insights to media companies, talent agencies, advertisers, and clients from the content ecosystem. "
target: Mediamorph
Mediamorph's mission is to boost business performance and accelerate content value across the entertainment ecosystem. Their Content Value Management platform orchestrates the 360° process that brings content value from provider to distributor to the connected consumer.
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closed 2/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

WordPress VIP, acquired Parse.ly

synopsis: WordPress VIP (WPVIP), an enterprise-focused content management platform, has acquired Parse.ly, an engagement analytics platform for online publishers. Parse.ly provides creators with an easy way to visualize the performance of their content. Their platform offers content insights that help publishers to better engage with their audience.
buyer parent: Automattic Inc.
buyer: WordPress VIP
WordPress VIP (WPVIP) is an enterprise-focused content management platform. WPVIP empowers marketers to create beautiful branded experiences. Their editorial and design tools make it easy to deliver a consistent customer experience across every channel. "
target: Parse.ly
Parse.ly is an engagement analytics platform for online publishers. Parse.ly provides creators with an easy way to visualize the performance of their content. Their platform offers content insights that help publishers to increase readership and better engage with their audience.
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closed 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

TownNews.com, acquired Field59, Inc.

synopsis: TownNews.com, a provider of digital publishing and content management solutions, has acquired Field59, a premier online video management system for news, media companies and premium content creators. Field59 offers cloud-based video management, distribution, integration, and live streaming solutions for desktop, mobile and OTT devices.
buyer parent: Lee Enterprises, Inc.
buyer: TownNews.com
TownNews.com offers a digital publishing and content management solution that powers some of the most distinguished media organizations in the industry. Their groundbreaking BLOX CMS allows companies to change the look and feel of their site with a sophisticated yet simple click-and-drag interface. "
target: Field59, Inc.
Field59 is a premier online video management system for news, media companies and premium content creators. They offer cloud-based video management, distribution, integration, and live streaming solutions for desktop, mobile and OTT devices.
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closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

SeaChange International, acquired Xstream A/S

synopsis: Video delivery platform leader SeaChange International announced that it has acquired Xstream A/S, a leading over-the-top video and TV cloud platform provider based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Their MediaMaker platform is recognised for its rich and customizable monetization capabilities.
buyer: SeaChange International (SEAC:$68.39)
SeaChange has pioneered solutions to help video providers manage and monetize their content. By using SeaChange solutions to drive increasingly personalized experiences to viewers, customers can gain and retain viewers, reduce churn, and improve the monetization potential of their video business. "
target parent: Capidea Management ApS
target: Xstream A/S
The Danish company Xstream is a leading enabler of over-the-top TV and video on demand services. Their MediaMaker platform is recognised for its rich and customizable monetization capabilities, fast deploy time and by its unique, fully adaptive and automated content ingestion process.
price ($mm)
$5.50
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$6
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closed 4/26/2018 via Company Press Release

MinuteBuzz, acquired Vidclust

synopsis: MinuteBuzz, a video entertainment media group for millennials in France, has acquired Vidclust, a French company that offers a web-based platform that provides video intelligence and social insights. Vidclust allows content creators and media companies to see what type of videos are getting the most traffic, allowing them to be more efficient.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: MinuteBuzz
MinuteBuzz is the leading video entertainment media group for millennials in France. MinuteBuzz is watched by over 8 million people on social platforms and generates over 200 million views per month. MinuteBuzz's goal is to change the world by creating content designed to make people happier. "
target: Vidclust
Vidclust is a French company that offers a web-based platform that provides video intelligence and social insights. Vidclust allows content creators and media companies to see what type of videos are getting the most traffic, enabling them to produce and distribute their content more effectively.
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closed 2/10/2022 via PR Newswire

Piano Software Inc., acquired SocialFlow

synopsis: Piano, the Digital Experience Cloud, has acquired SocialFlow, a social distribution and marketing platform for media companies. SocialFlow enables the world's most successful publishers to easily distribute engaging social content, while providing them monetization opportunities from both advertising and subscriptions.
buyer: Piano Software Inc.
Piano offers high-performance cloud-based software and strategic services that empower companies to create customized digital experiences and commercial relationships for their users. Leading businesses around the world use Piano to power their subscription, analytics, and personalization efforts. "
target: SocialFlow
SocialFlow is a social distribution and marketing platform for media companies. SocialFlow enables the world's most successful publishers to easily distribute engaging social content, while providing them monetization opportunities from both advertising and subscriptions.
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closed 11/4/2022 via Forbes

Samba TV, acquired Disruptel, Inc.

synopsis: Samba TV, the global leader in television technology, has acquired Disruptel, a developer of AI-based products that create next-gen viewing experiences. Disruptel enables brands to engage with viewers using the world's most advanced CTV ad targeting. Their solutions include AI-powered voice assistants, smart screens, in-stream commerce, and more.
buyer: Samba TV
Samba TV is the global leader in television technology. Its proprietary first-party data from tens of millions of opted-in televisions, across more than 20 TV brands sold in over 100 countries, provides advertisers and media companies a unified view of the entire consumer journey. "
target: Disruptel, Inc.
Disruptel is a developer of AI-based products that create next-gen viewing experiences. Disruptel enables brands to reach and engage with viewers using the world's most advanced CTV ad targeting. Their solutions include AI-powered voice assistants, smart screens, in-stream commerce, and more.
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closed 2/28/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Magnite, acquired Carbon

synopsis: Magnite, the world’s largest independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, announced the acquisition of Carbon, a platform that enables publishers to measure, manage and monetize audiences in real-time.
buyer: Magnite (RUBI:$468.41)
Magnite is the world’s largest independent sell-side advertising platform. Publishers use Magnite's technology to monetize content across all screens and formats—including desktop, mobile, audio and CTV. Magnite combines Rubicon Project’s programmatic expertise with Telaria’s leadership in CTV. "
target: Carbon
Carbon RMP (revenue management platform) is a real-time, first-party platform that consolidates revenue & audience analytics, contextual intelligence, data management and yield operations into a single, fully compliant solution.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Glam Holdings Ltd, acquired Carbon

synopsis: Glam Holdings, owner of ex-billion-dollar Mode Media, BrideClick, and Glam Inc, has acquired Carbon from Clicksco, a Dubai-based provider of performance-based marketing solutions. Carbon is a data management platform in the UK that provides publishers and advertisers with actionable insights that help them to improve online experiences.
buyer: Glam Holdings Ltd
Glam Holdings Ltd is a UK holding company that owns and operates a number of digital brands (“Glam”) and publishing technologies (“Mode”). Glam Holdings has been built through the acquisition of BrideClick (2016), Mode Media (2017) and now Carbon (2020). "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Carbon
Carbon is a next generation data management platform in the UK. Carbon's cloud-based data management platform uses data science, AI, and machine learning to provide publishers, advertisers and platforms with actionable insights that help them to improve online experiences.
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closed 9/6/2016 via Company Press Release

plista, acquired Linkpulse

synopsis: Plista, a one-stop provider of data-driven native advertising, has acquired Linkpulse, one of the leaders in real-time content analytics. Linkpulse allows publishers to track the performance of their articles across all devices in real time via customized dashboards and alerts.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: plista
plista is one of Germany’s leading online and mobile advertising networks with more than 40 million visitors per month and thousands of premium websites like spiegel.de, welt.de, express.de, sueddeutsche.de, and sport1.de. "
target: Linkpulse
Linkpulse is one of the leading real-time content analytics providers on the market and was developed especially for the requirements of high traffic news websites.
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closed 2/4/2015 via GlobeNewswire

SeaChange International, acquired Timeline Labs

synopsis: SeaChange International, Inc., a leading global multiscreen video software innovator, announced that it has completed its acquisition of social media analytics software developer Timeline Labs (TLL, LLC). Timeline Labs is a SaaS company that enables media companies and brands to analyze social media messages in real-time.
buyer: SeaChange International (SEAC:$68.39)
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International, Inc. enables transformative multiscreen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, telco and mobile operators globally. "
target: Timeline Labs
Timeline Labs is a SaaS company that enables local broadcasters, cable news channels and other media companies and brands to analyze social media messages in real-time, find and broadcast newsworthy social trends and insights, and measure viewing audience engagement across television, mobile and PC.
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$15
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closed 3/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Mesagraph

synopsis: Twitter, a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting, acquired France’s Mesagraph. Mesagraph is a new service that builds bundles of information from Social Media which are relevant and useful for its users.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: Mesagraph
Mesagraph is a new service that builds bundles of information from Social Media which are relevant and useful for its users. Users can rate, comment and complete each fragment of the bundle to make it even more compelling and interesting for others who share the same interests.
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closed 1/8/2014 via PR Newswire

Wayin, acquired Comenta TV

synopsis: Wayin, the platform for leveraging social media across all consumer channels, announced the acquisition of Comenta TV, the leading analytics and engagement platform for TV shows and live events in South America. Comenta TV actively provides on-air Twitter integrations for some of the hottest TV shows in Latin America and Brazil.
buyer: Wayin
Wayin is a technology company created to enhance consumer experiences, empower data-driven marketers, and ultimately make Wayin, based in Denver, is a social hub platform that connects brands with their audience, helping them to better leverage their social media presence. "
target: Comenta TV
Comenta TV, the leading analytics and engagement platform for TV shows and live events in South America. Comenta TV actively provides on-air Twitter integrations for some of the hottest TV shows in Latin America and Brazil.
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closed 11/17/2016 via BusinessWire

Facebook, acquired CrowdTangle, Inc.

synopsis: Social networking and technology giant, Facebook will acquire CrowdTangle, a social analytics service used by publishers to monitor trending stories online, the company revealed.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target parent: Siege Technologies
target: CrowdTangle, Inc.
CrowdTangle is a social analytics service used by publishers to monitor trending stories online, and on social media. CrowdTangle helps publishers identify great stories, measure social performance, and identify influencers.
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closed 4/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Twitter, Inc., acquired SecondSync

synopsis: Twitter, Inc. acquired SecondSync Ltd., the leading provider of Social TV analytics solutions to the UK TV and Advertising industries. The SecondSync platform analyses the millions of social media conversations that take place every day around TV broadcasts.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: SecondSync
SecondSync is the leading provider of Social TV analytics solutions to the UK TV and Advertising industries. The SecondSync platform analyses the millions of social media conversations that take place every day around TV broadcasts.
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closed 4/22/2008 via

Vignette Corporation, acquired Vidavee

synopsis: Vignette, a global leader in Web experience management and delivery, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Vidavee, a video Web services company that enables Web publishers to easily upload, share, analyze and monetize Internet video content.
buyer: Vignette Corporation
Vignette provides Internet Relationship Management software products and services, a category of enterprise solutions designed to enable businesses to build sustainable online customer relationships, increase returns on Internet-related investments and capitalize on Internet business opportunities. "
target: Vidavee
Vidavee is the only white label web media solution to fully enable user interaction around professional and consumer-contributed video content. Our clients’ user base can easily upload, select segments, comment, remix and share videos captured on any device.
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closed 9/9/2013 via Market Wire

Livefyre, acquired Storify

synopsis: Livefyre, provider of the leading real-time conversation and social curation platform, announced the acquisition of Storify, the drag-and-drop storytelling tool that has changed the way journalists and brands tell stories on the web.
buyer: Livefyre
Livefyre helps companies engage consumers through a combination of real-time conversation, social curation and social advertising. As the fifth largest network online, Livefyre is powering real-time social experiences for over 400 leading brands. "
target: Storify
Storify is the leading social storytelling platform, enabling users to easily collect tweets, photos, videos and media from across the web to create stories that can be embedded on any website.
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closed 11/21/2022 via PR Newswire

Amagi Media Labs, acquired Streamwise

synopsis: Amagi, the global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, today announced that it has acquired Streamwise, an early stage data aggregation and reporting platform for content distributors. Streamwise specializes in automating and standardizing data collection across streaming platorms.
buyer: Amagi Media Labs
Amagi is a next-generation media technology company that provides cloud broadcast and targeted advertising solutions to broadcast TV and streaming TV platforms. Amagi enables content owners to launch, distribute and monetize live linear channels on Free Ad-supported Streaming TV and video platforms."
target: Streamwise
Streamwise is an early stage data aggregation and reporting platform for content distributors. Streamwise specializes in automating and standardizing data collection across streaming platforms.
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closed 11/21/2022 via PR Newswire

Amagi Media Labs, acquired Streamwise

synopsis: Amagi, the global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, today announced that it has acquired Streamwise, an early stage data aggregation and reporting platform for content distributors. Streamwise specializes in automating and standardizing data collection across streaming platorms.
buyer: Amagi Media Labs
Amagi is a next-generation media technology company that provides cloud broadcast and targeted advertising solutions to broadcast TV and streaming TV platforms. Amagi enables content owners to launch, distribute and monetize live linear channels on Free Ad-supported Streaming TV and video platforms."
target: Streamwise
Streamwise is an early stage data aggregation and reporting platform for content distributors. Streamwise specializes in automating and standardizing data collection across streaming platforms.
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closed 8/24/2022 via BNC Analysis

Simply.TV, acquired GVIDI

synopsis: Copenhagen-based Simply.TV, a TV metadata provider, announced that it has acquired Dutch EPG (Electronic Program Guide) and metadata specialist GVIDI, marking its first acquisition. GVIDI helps optimise their entertainment experiences while maximising pay TV revenues.
buyer: Simply.TV
Denmark-based Simply.TV provides TV metadata and content discovery services on a global scale across linear and non-linear sources. Powered by AI & ML, Simply.TV’s metadata enables streaming services, broadcasters, and TV operators to unlock and monetise on new growth opportunities. "
target: GVIDI
Based out of Heemstede, Netherlands, GVIDI is on a mission to utilise the potential of a personalised viewing experience by enriching EPG (Electronic Program Guide) data and facilitating multi-media linkages. GVIDI helps optimise their entertainment experiences while maximising pay TV revenues.
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closed 8/24/2022 via PR Newswire

CafeMedia, acquired Slickstream

synopsis: CafeMedia, the seventh-largest digital property in the U.S. and the leader in ad management, announced it has acquired Slickstream, the industry's best-in-class engagement product for independent publishers, from Hivepoint. Slickstream is the industry's best-in-class engagement product for independent publishers.
buyer: CafeMedia
CafeMedia empowers the world's best creators and independent publishers to grow thriving businesses for the long term. Under their CafeMedia and AdThrive brands, they manage digital advertising sales, technology, and a growing number of services for over 3,800 creators and independent publishers. "
target parent: HivePoint
target: Slickstream
Slickstream is the industry's best-in-class engagement product for independent publishers. Slickstream's sophisticated audience engagement suite enables publishers to maximize visitor engagement, connect more deeply with their audiences, and encourage them to discover even more.
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closed 2/7/2017 via Market Wire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Netseer

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an advertising technology and digital publishing company, announced that it had purchased substantially all the assets of Silicon Valley based NetSeer, Inc., a provider of visual monetization solutions for advertisers and publishers.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an advertising technology and digital publishing business that serves hundreds of millions of income generating ads monthly across a network of websites and apps serving desktop, tablet and mobile devices. "
target: Netseer
NetSeer provides market leading visual monetization solutions for advertisers and publishers backed by its patented ConceptGraph™ intent engine. ConceptGraph offers an accurate, nuanced picture of an audience's mindset resulting in a more precise and predictive targeting solution.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$21
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closed 5/25/2022 via PR Newswire

Synamedia, acquired Utelly

synopsis: Synamedia, the world's largest independent video software provider, announced the acquisition of Utelly, a UK-based privately-owned content discovery platform provider with products targeted at the entertainment industry. Its offerings include metadata aggregation, search and recommendations, as well as content management.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Synamedia
Synamedia is trusted by over 200 video service providers to deliver, protect and monetize video content in an increasingly IP world. Synamedia's flexible incremental architecture provides a rapid, friction-free way to add, build and deploy cloud-based video services. "
target: Utelly
Utelly is a UK-based privately-owned content discovery platform provider with products targeted at the entertainment industry. Its offerings include metadata aggregation, search and recommendations, as well as content management and a content promotion engine.
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announced 4/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cxense, will acquire Enreach Solutions Oy

synopsis: Cxense announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Finnish data management platform company Enreach Solutions. Enreach offers digital publishers a first-party audience data management platform with integrated end-to-end audience-targeted campaign planning, optimization, and reporting.
buyer: Cxense (OB:CXENSE:$19.56)
Cxense helps publishers and marketers across the globe to transform their raw data into their most valuable resource. Cxense's leading Data Management Platform (DMP) with Intelligent Personalization, give companies unprecedented insight about their individual customers. "
target: Enreach Solutions Oy
Enreach offers digital publishers a first-party audience data management platform with integrated end-to-end audience-targeted campaign planning, optimization, and reporting. Enreach helps publishers to create audiences that make sense to advertisers.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$1
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closed 9/16/2014 via Market Wire

Amobee, Inc., acquired Kontera

synopsis: Amobee, the company defining digital advertising, announced that it has acquired Kontera Technologies, Inc., a digital content intelligence and marketing technology company with offices in the US, UK and Israel.
buyer parent: Temasek Holdings
buyer: Amobee, Inc.
Amobee is defining digital advertising with technology, solutions and services for advertisers, publishers and mobile operators worldwide. The Amobee3D platform empowers advertisers to create realistic, interactive 3D ads that allow mobile users to engage with products in ways never possible before."
target: Kontera
Kontera is a leader in In-Text Advertising, offering online publishers a new and incremental revenue stream from their existing content and marketers the most relevant In-Text Advertising.
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closed 10/21/2020 via PR Web

Awesome Motive, acquired PushEngage

synopsis: Awesome Motive, a software company that helps small businesses to grow and compete with the big guys, has acquired PushEngage, a leading platform for browser push notifications. PushEngage allows publishers and store owners to send personalized messages that help increase traffic, boost user engagement and drive more sales.
buyer: Awesome Motive
Awesome Motive is a software company that helps small businesses to grow and compete with the big guys. Awesome Motive offers tools and training to help their customers stay ahead of the curve. They offer solutions for lead generation, WordPress development, WordPress analytics and more. "
target: PushEngage
PushEngage is a leading platform for browser push notifications. PushEngage enables push notifications on mobile and desktop browsers. Their platform allows publishers and store owners to send personalized messages that help increase traffic, boost user engagement and drive more sales.
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announced 11/29/2016 via PR Newswire

SintecMedia, will acquire Operative, Inc.

synopsis: Operative Media, Inc., the global leader in digital advertising business management solutions for major media companies, announced that the company will be acquired by SintecMedia, a portfolio company of Francisco Partners. The combined company brings together TV and digital ad management for media companies and publishers worldwide.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SintecMedia
SintecMedia is the preferred broadcast management software partner for over 300 of the world's top media brands, including NBCU, CBS, ABC, AT&T, STARZ, Star India, Seven Australia and Sky. "
target: Operative, Inc.
Since 2001, Operative Media, Inc. has developed software and services that help publishers, agencies, and networks simplify the business of advertising. Media companies rely on Operative to sell, traffic, and bill premium ad inventory, increasing revenue and decreasing overhead.
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announced 10/8/2012 via PR Newswire

AlphaBird, Inc, will acquire ViDM

synopsis: Alphabird, a vertically integrated audience development company that guarantees targeted, engaged audiences for online video, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ventures in Digital Media (ViDM), a leading digital media and advertising technology services company in Australia.
buyer: AlphaBird, Inc
Alphabird is a vertically integrated audience development company that guarantees targeted, engaged audiences for online video on a performance basis. Alphabird was an early pioneer in the distribution of Click-To-Play video content. "
target: ViDM
ViDM owns Amplify and Emerge Digital. Amplify is a leading digital technology integration and marketing services company. Emerge Digital is Australia’s only independent private sell-side platform for premium publishers, focused on enabling the Australian and Asian private ad exchange marketplace.
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closed 1/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Demdex, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced it has acquired privately held Demdex, Inc., a leading data management platform company. Having pioneered the SaaS audience management market since 2008, Demdex's services are continually being embraced by some of the world's most recognized brands across diverse industries.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$15,785.00)
For over 25 years, Adobe Systems Incorporated’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Demdex, Inc.
Demdex, Inc. provides market-leading audience management services for powering dynamic, multi-channel data strategies online. Having pioneered the SaaS audience management market since 2008, Demdex's services are continually being embraced by some of the world's most recognized brands.
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closed 7/23/2010 via Company Press Release

Glam Media, acquired AdPortal, Inc.

synopsis: Glam Media, Inc., the number one vertical media company for women online and one of the top display global media web properties, announced the acquisition of AdPortal, a leading publisher advertising-technology startup based in San Francisco and New York.
buyer: Glam Media
Glam Media pioneered the vertical content network model and is the fastest growing Top 20 Media Company in the U.S. Glam Media provides a compelling mix of fresh, original content created in-house on its owned & operated web sites and the carefully curated Glam Publishing Network. "
target: AdPortal, Inc.
AdPortal is a company dedicated to helping media publishers efficiently grow advertising revenue to win in today’s marketplace.
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closed 7/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sovrn Holdings, Inc., acquired Monetizer101 SA

synopsis: Sovrn Holdings, Inc, a publisher-focused technology company, announced the acquisition of Monetizer101, the leader in price & merchant comparison shopping solutions for publishers. Monetizer101 helps publishers improve conversion rates and drive higher revenue.
buyer: Sovrn Holdings, Inc.
Sovrn provides products and services to thousands of online publishers to help them understand, operate and grow their business. Sovrn reaches nearly 500 million active consumers across more than 3.5 billion page views every day with its online publisher technology. "
target: Monetizer101 SA
Monetizer101 is the leader in price & merchant comparison shopping solutions for publishers. Monetizer101 provides both price & merchant comparison shopping tools as well as in-depth reporting that helps publishers improve conversion rates and drive higher revenue.
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closed 12/5/2018 via PR Web

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired Marketing G2

synopsis: Newscycle Solutions, the largest software supplier serving the global news media industry, announces the acquisition of Marketing G2, a Pennsylvania-based software company that develops digital tools for online subscriptions, customer engagement, data discovery and audience lifecycle management.
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: Marketing G2
Marketing G2 (MG2) develops data-driven customer engagement technology and management tools that enable subscription-based companies to utilize all their data, technology, and content assets to engage customers and prospects to grow audience, increase revenues, and reduce costs.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/22/2013 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Digital Technology International

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm, has acquired Digital Technology International (DTI). DTI is a leading provider of enterprise software solutions for the global news and media industry.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in San Francisco, Chicago, and Austin, invests over $6.6 billion in capital committed to dynamic, successful technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Digital Technology International
Digital Technology International (DTI) is committed to continuously furnishing the information-publishing industry with cost-effective, trail blazing tools and services that provide management, productivity, and profitability enhancements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Convera Inc., acquired Firstlight ERA

synopsis: Vertical search technology company Convera Corporation has announced the signing of a merger agreement with advertising agency Firstlight Online Limited. The combined new company will bring together the vertical search technology of Convera and the advertising sales and marketing capabilities of Firstlight.
buyer: Convera Inc. (CNVR:$0.00)
Convera is a leading provider of vertical search services for publishers. Based on a semantic index of the Web, Convera enables publishers to generate additional revenue by creating customized search applications for specialist audiences under their own brand. "
target: Firstlight ERA
Editorial Related Advertising is the most targeted and cost-effective online marketing tool available - Firstlight E|R|A helps publishers and their advertisers build online presence and generate online revenue.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/8/2006 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Digital Technology International

synopsis: In a transaction announced this week, The Riverside Company, the largest private equity firm investing in premier small to midsize companies, has acquired Digital Technology International (DTI), a respected innovator in the newspaper publishing software industry. Several members of DTI’s management team also joined in this investment.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is the largest global private equity firm focused on the smaller end of the middle market and is one of the industry's most experienced leveraged buyout investors. Riverside specializes in investing in companies with enterprise values of less than $150 million. "
target: Digital Technology International
Digital Technology International (DTI) is committed to continuously furnishing the information-publishing industry with cost-effective, trail blazing tools and services that provide management, productivity, and profitability enhancements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Hopin, acquired Attendify

synopsis: UK-based Hopin, the leading all-in-one event management platform that enables immersive and interactive experiences from anywhere, has acquired Attendify, an integrated event marketing platform. The acquisition of Attendify will enhance Hopin's ability to help organizers better market their events and grow their audiences.
buyer: Hopin
Based in the UK, Hopin enables brands and communities to create all-in-one live video experiences for their audiences. Through its platforms, attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world. "
target: Attendify
Attendify is a trailblazer in SaaS-based event technology, dedicated to innovating solutions that bridge the gap between event marketing and digital marketing. Its continually growing product suite puts event data to work, boosting return on investment and enhancing the entire attendee experience.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/18/2021 via Company Press Release

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire Triton Digital Media

synopsis: iHeartMedia will acquire Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry. With this acquisition, iHeartMedia will be able to provide audio content to producers and advertisers with a full ad service package for streaming and podcasting no matter their size, reach, or distribution method.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. The company’s services include more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide and is available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices. "
target parent: The E.W. Scripps Company
target: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a global technology and services leader to the audio streaming and podcast industry. They provide innovative technology that enables broadcasters, podcasters, and online music services build their audience, maximize their revenue, and streamline their operations.
price ($mm)
$230
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/16/2015 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Triton Digital Media

synopsis: Vector Capital, a technology-focused private equity firm, announced the acquisition of Triton Digital, the leading technology provider to the digital audio industry. Triton Digital’s technology has connected audio supply to advertising demand since 2006, providing the technical backbone for the digital audio marketplace.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these investments in both the private and public markets. "
target:
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Evvnt
Evvnt
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Outbrain Inc.
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Acast
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2021
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299
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Digital Turbine Group, LLC.
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207
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