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closed 3/19/2007 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired echomusic, llc

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC, is acquiring a significant stake in echomusic, -- the online fan club and brand management company, whose unique blend of philosophy, methodology, and technology builds trusted one to one relationships with consumers for their recording artist clients.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: echomusic, llc
echomusic builds trusted one-to-one relationships directly with consumers for its clients. Acting as a Web 3.0 agency, echo creates and executes individual pieces of overall campaigns or entire brand lifecycles.
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closed 8/27/2012 via PR Newswire

AbsolutePunk, acquired Punknews.org

synopsis: BUZZMEDIA announced the acquisition of Punknews.org. Punknews.org publishes music news and album reviews relating to punk rock, hardcore punk, ska, alternative, indie rock, heavy metal and hip hop. It features user-submitted and editor-evaluated articles, through a publishing format.
buyer parent: BUZZMEDIA, Inc.
buyer: AbsolutePunk
AbsolutePunk is a website, online community, and alternative music news source. The website mainly focuses on artists who are relatively unknown to mainstream audiences, but it has been known to feature artists who have eventually achieved crossover success. "
target: Punknews.org
Punknews.org publishes music news and album reviews relating to punk rock, hardcore punk, ska, alternative, indie rock, heavy metal and hip hop. It features user-submitted and editor-evaluated articles, through a publishing format.
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closed 8/27/2012 via PR Newswire

AbsolutePunk, acquired Under The Gun Review

synopsis: BUZZMEDIA announced the acquisition of Under The Gun Review. Under The Gun Review is one of the fastest growing music news/review sites on the on the internet. Started in March of 2008, Under The Gun is focused on covering the ever-evolving, non genre-specific tastes of today's youth and showcasing the future of music.
buyer parent: BUZZMEDIA, Inc.
buyer: AbsolutePunk
AbsolutePunk is a website, online community, and alternative music news source. The website mainly focuses on artists who are relatively unknown to mainstream audiences, but it has been known to feature artists who have eventually achieved crossover success. "
target: Under The Gun Review
Under The Gun Review is one of the fastest growing music news/review sites on the on the internet. Started in March of 2008, Under The Gun is focused on covering the ever-evolving, non genre-specific tastes of today's youth and showcasing the future of music.
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closed 8/27/2012 via PR Newswire

AbsolutePunk, acquired AlterThePress.com

synopsis: BUZZMEDIA announced the acquisition of AlterThePress.com. AlterThePress.com is an alternative music website, covering the latest in news, interviews, reviews, producing original video content in rock, punk, hardcore, pop-punk, emo, indie and more. The site also regularly produces exclusive acoustic video sessions.
buyer parent: BUZZMEDIA, Inc.
buyer: AbsolutePunk
AbsolutePunk is a website, online community, and alternative music news source. The website mainly focuses on artists who are relatively unknown to mainstream audiences, but it has been known to feature artists who have eventually achieved crossover success. "
target: AlterThePress.com
AlterThePress.com is an alternative music website, covering the latest in news, interviews, reviews, producing original video content in rock, punk, hardcore, pop-punk, emo, indie and more. The site also regularly produces exclusive acoustic video sessions.
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closed 7/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Beats Electronics LLC, acquired MOG, Inc.

synopsis: Beats Electronics LLC, the company co-founded by legendary artist and producer Dr. Dre with Interscope, Geffen, A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine, announced it has agreed to acquire the award winning on-demand digital music service MOG.
buyer: Beats Electronics LLC
Beats Electronics LLC manufactures and distributes headphones. It offers in-ear speakers and artist branded headphones. The company markets its products under the Beats by Dr. Dre brand name. "
target: MOG, Inc.
MOG, Inc. operates as an online community for music lovers. The company enables users to find new music, watch music videos, and read news and reviews that match personal taste in music.
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closed 6/23/2011 via Market Wire

Pegasus Tel, Inc., acquired MusicMatrix.com

synopsis: Pegasus Tel, Inc. finalized the asset purchase agreement to acquire the premier interactive web site, MusicMatrix.com, the ultimate on-line destination for artists, directors, producers, video editors and music fans worldwide to upload, direct, edit and showcase unique video content with groundbreaking, user-friendly, video editing technology.
buyer: Pegasus Tel, Inc. (PTEL:$0.00)
Pegasus Tel, Inc. owns, operates, and manages privately owned public payphones in the County of Delaware, New York. The company provides outdoor payphones and involves in the provision of dial-around and operator services, coin collections, and telephone equipment repairing and selling. "
target parent: Encounter Technologies Inc.
target: MusicMatrix.com
MusicMatrix.com is the ultimate on-line destination for artists, directors, producers, video editors and music fans worldwide to upload, direct, edit and showcase unique video content with groundbreaking, user-friendly, video editing technology.
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closed 2/25/2011 via Capital IQ

Masterbeat Corporation, merged with AudioStreet, Inc.

synopsis: Masterbeat Corporation, which owns and operates www.masterbeat.com, announced that it has consummated its acquisition of AudioStreet, Inc., a privately-held operator of website communities focused on music-based content, including www.AudioStreet.net, www.MixStreet.net and www.LiveMansion.com.
buyer: Masterbeat Corporation (MSTO:$1.10)
Masterbeat Corporation, a privately-held digital music company, was formed in 2007 to launch the www.masterbeat.com website, making dance music, remixes and electronica more readily available to consumers on the internet. "
target: AudioStreet, Inc.
AudioStreet, Inc. operates as an online music community for independent artists in the United States and internationally. It offers a package that allows a band to create their presence on the Web and gain fans.
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closed 12/29/2009 via PR Newswire

Green Mountain Recovery, Inc., merged with Masterbeat, LLC.

synopsis: Masterbeat LLC, which operates www.masterbeat.com, a leading digital music download website and dance music brand, has completed a reverse merger with Green Mountain Recovery, Inc. (OTCBB: GRNN).
buyer: Green Mountain Recovery, Inc. (US:GRNN:$0.00)
Green Mountain Recovery, Inc. trades on the OTCBB under the symbol GRNN.OB. "
target: Masterbeat, LLC. (MSTO:$1.10)
Masterbeat LLC, a privately-held digital music company, was formed in 2007 to launch the www.masterbeat.com website, making dance music, remixes and electronica more readily available to consumers on the internet. The LLC also owns automated ticketing site www.circuitticket.
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closed 12/9/2009 via BNC Analysis

MySpace, Inc., acquired imeem

synopsis: MySpace Music has completed a deal to acquire certain assets of imeem - a leading social media music service. MySpace Music and imeem share a common vision and commitment to further enabling the socialization of content across the Web.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: MySpace, Inc.
MySpace is a technology company connecting people through personal expression, content, and culture. MySpace empowers its global community to experience the Internet through a social lens by integrating personal profiles, photos, videos, mobile, messaging, and the world's largest music community. "
target: imeem
imeem is the leading social media network where users create, recommend and discover music, film/video, art, and pop culture media and connect directly with people with similar tastes. imeem is the first social network to partner with all four major labels as well as thousands of indie labels.
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announced 8/19/2009 via BusinessWire

MySpace, Inc., will acquire iLike

synopsis: MySpace announced an agreement to acquire iLike, a leading social music discovery service. The acquisition brings together two companies who share a common vision revolving around social discovery and distribution of quality content.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: MySpace, Inc.
MySpace is a technology company connecting people through personal expression, content, and culture. MySpace empowers its global community to experience the Internet through a social lens by integrating personal profiles, photos, videos, mobile, messaging, and the world's largest music community. "
target: iLike
iLike is the Web's leading social music discovery service and the dominant music application on iGoogle, Facebook® and other leading platforms. With more than 50 million registered users, iLike helps people share music recommendations, playlists, and personalized concert alerts.
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closed 9/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Salem Communications Corporation, acquired CMCentral.com

synopsis: Salem Publishing, a division of Salem Communications Corporation, announced today its acquisition of CMCentral.com. Just six months after its acquisition of ChristianMusicPlanet.com, Salem’s investment in CMCentral.com underscores the company’s growing commitment to offer the premier web and print destinations for Christian music news.
buyer: Salem Communications Corporation (SALM:$257.87)
Salem Communications is a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. "
target: CMCentral.com
CMCentral.com is a vibrant Christian music website and online community based in Nashville, TN.
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announced 10/24/2013 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Tunezy

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live events and entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC), has signed an agreement to purchase a startup company Tunezy, a commerce platform for entertainment that connects content creators to their fans.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: Tunezy
Tunezy, Inc., a Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based startup company featuring an innovative social platform for the recorded music industry. Tunezy is a direct musician-to-fan “social record label” where individuals can closely follow and help promote their favorite independent musicians.
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closed 2/1/2012 via PR Newswire

BaronsMedia, acquired Hypster

synopsis: BaronsMedia.com announced its acquisition of Hypster.com, a site that enables users to listen to music and offers a generous amount of free tracks and albums for its users. This acquisition will increase traffic-flow to Hypster.com while enabling BaronsMedia.com to monetize the website and increase its library of publishers.
buyer: BaronsMedia
BaronsMedia is an online advertising company providing guidance for all your online marketing needs. Since 2005, BaronsMedia.com has effectively distributed display advertisements on a multitude of websites. "
target: Hypster
Hypster.com allows users to search and share music across its social networking platform through playlists. Hypster.com places the creativity solely on the user, allowing members to generate a social profile within the site to exchange music.
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closed 7/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Atrinsic, acquired Ringtone.com

synopsis: New Motion, Inc., doing business as Atrinsic, a premier Internet media and mobile entertainment company, announced that it has acquired the assets of Ringtone.com, a popular mobile entertainment destination for downloadable mobile content and a highly valuable Internet domain which receives more than 1,000 signups per day.
buyer parent: MPLC, Inc.
buyer: Atrinsic (ATRN:$0.00)
Atrinsic is one of the leading digital advertising and marketing services companies in the United States. Atrinsic’s content is organized into four strategic content groups - digital music, casual games, interactive contests, and communities/lifestyles. "
target: Ringtone.com
Ringtone.com, a popular mobile entertainment destination for downloadable mobile content and a highly valuable Internet domain which receives more than 1,000 signups per day.
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$10
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closed 1/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Future plc, purchased 5 brands from TeamRock Ltd.

synopsis: British media company Future Publishing has acquired Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog, the online channel Blues and the events arm Golden Gods from Team Rock, the destination for news, in-depth reviews, exclusive interviews, radio, videos and more from the world of hard rock, alt.rock, metal and punk.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$478.54)
Future plc is an international media group and leading digital business, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR). Future has operations in the UK, US and Australia creating publications, apps, websites and events. "
seller: TeamRock Ltd.
TeamRock is the ultimate rock website. Breaking news, in-depth reviews, exclusive interviews, radio, videos and more from the world of hard rock, alt.rock, metal and punk.
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announced 10/16/2013 via PR Newswire

The EDM Network, will acquire Your EDM, LLC

synopsis: The EDM Network, LLC and Your EDM, LLC announced that they have reached a definitive agreement for YourEDM.com to be acquired by The EDM Network. YourEDM is a website that focuses on covering news, releases, events and more that relates to electronic dance music.
buyer: The EDM Network
The EDM Network is the premiere professional electronic dance music(EDM) media outlet. The EDM Network recently celebrated 200 million song plays across its extensive range of sites. "
target: Your EDM, LLC
YourEDM is a website that focuses on covering news, releases, events and more that relates to electronic dance music. Barely a year old, YourEDM has developed a strong following of millions of monthly unique visitors and growing.
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closed 4/4/2011 via Market Wire

Clicker, Inc., acquired www.dahoodbuzz.com

synopsis: Clicker, Inc., an Internet brand-building firm focused on developing stand-alone consumer and social networking brands, has announced it has acquired www.dahoodbuzz.com, a publisher of Hip Hop and Urban music news.
buyer: Clicker, Inc. (CLKZ:$0.00)
Clicker, Inc. is a Web Publisher and Brand Builder focused on developing stand-alone Consumer Brands that incorporate Social Networking and Reward Properties that leverage content, commerce and advertising for the next generation global Internet user. "
target: www.dahoodbuzz.com
www.dahoodbuzz.com is a publisher of Hip Hop and Urban music news with an automated content updating engine integrated into the website to ensure users have the most up to date content.
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announced 5/5/2021 via PR Newswire

LivexLive Media, will acquire Modern Drummer Magazine inc.

synopsis: LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast/vodcast content, is to acquire Modern Drummer Publications, Inc., the world's most read drum magazine print edition with a digital reach in the millions and a respected source and gold standard for drumming features, news, education, podcasts and reviews.
buyer: LivexLive Media (OTCPK:LIVX:$54.07)
LiveXLive is a global digital media company focused on live entertainment. LiveXLive is the first 'live social music network', delivering premium livestreams, digital audio and on-demand music experiences from the world's top music festivals and concerts. "
target: Modern Drummer Magazine inc.
Modern Drummer Publications, Inc. is the world's most read drum magazine print edition with a digital reach in the millions and a respected source and gold standard for drumming features, news, education, podcasts and reviews.
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closed 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Songtradr, acquired Pretzel Rocks

synopsis: Songtradr, the world's largest B2B music licensing marketplace, has acquired Pretzel, the world's first platform to provide stream-safe music for livestreamers. In addition to solving live streaming monetization, Pretzel offers rights holders such as artists and labels exposure to millions of new, highly engaged listeners through live broadcasts.
buyer: Songtradr
Songtradr is the largest B2B music licensing marketplace in the world, providing music creators and rights owners with a complete tech-enabled solution for rights management and monetization while providing B2B music users with highly-efficient, AI guided access to music. "
target: Pretzel Rocks
Pretzel is the first music streaming service fully licensed for live stream content creators on platforms such as Twitch and YouTube. Pretzel develops technology that solves the complexities of multi-party music licensing while paying royalties efficiently and transparently to rights holders.
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closed 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Songtradr, acquired Pretzel Rocks

synopsis: Songtradr, the world's largest B2B music licensing marketplace, has acquired Pretzel, the world's first platform to provide stream-safe music for livestreamers. In addition to solving live streaming monetization, Pretzel offers rights holders such as artists and labels exposure to millions of new, highly engaged listeners through live broadcasts.
buyer: Songtradr
Songtradr is the largest B2B music licensing marketplace in the world, providing music creators and rights owners with a complete tech-enabled solution for rights management and monetization while providing B2B music users with highly-efficient, AI guided access to music. "
target: Pretzel Rocks
Pretzel is the first music streaming service fully licensed for live stream content creators on platforms such as Twitch and YouTube. Pretzel develops technology that solves the complexities of multi-party music licensing while paying royalties efficiently and transparently to rights holders.
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closed 3/19/2007 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired echomusic, llc

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC, is acquiring a significant stake in echomusic, -- the online fan club and brand management company, whose unique blend of philosophy, methodology, and technology builds trusted one to one relationships with consumers for their recording artist clients.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: echomusic, llc
echomusic builds trusted one-to-one relationships directly with consumers for its clients. Acting as a Web 3.0 agency, echo creates and executes individual pieces of overall campaigns or entire brand lifecycles.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Rival

synopsis: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., an American ticket sales and distribution company, has acquired Rival, a ticketing startup run by former Ticketmaster CEO, Nathan Hubbard. Rival's powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: Rival
Rival is a technology company, not a traditional ticketing provider. Their powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired tixCraft

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company, has announced it will be expanding into Asia, by acquiring Tixcraft in Taiwan. Founded in 2014 by KT Chiu, Tixcraft is Taiwan’s leading music ticketing platform working with the biggest promoters in Taiwan including B’in, Live Nation Taiwan and iMe Taiwan.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: tixCraft
Founded in 2014 by KT Chiu, Tixcraft is Taiwan’s leading music ticketing platform working with the biggest promoters in Taiwan including B’in, Live Nation Taiwan and iMe Taiwan.
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closed 2/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Moshtix Pty Ltd

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment Company, has announced the acquisition of Moshtix to service the growing general admission event markets in Australia and New Zealand. Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Moshtix Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers. Moshtix specialises in general admission events across a variety of event genres.
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closed 10/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Upgraded

synopsis: Ticketmaster has announced it has acquired San Francisco-based ticketing start-up Upgraded. Upgraded converts traditional tickets into secure, interactive digital assets protected by blockchain technology providing event organisers/promoters with control over ticket distribution and protecting consumers against fraud.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Upgraded
UPGRADED is a new technology platform that converts traditional event tickets into Smart Tickets. By leveraging the blockchain, these mobile tickets can deliver unprecedented Fraud Protection, Frictionless Transactions, Transparency, and Interactivity.
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closed 2/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Ticketpro

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of Ticketpro, a leading provider of ticketing services with active operations in Canada, Czech Republic and more. Ticketmaster is the global ticketing leader with more than 530 million primary tickets processed annually.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Ticketpro
TICKETPRO is a leading provider of ticketing services with active operations in Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Malaysia, Poland and the Slovak Republic, serving a majority of the foremost local entertainment facilities and promoters.
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closed 7/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Tickethour SA

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of sports ticketing provider, the Tickethour Group. Specialising in event, entertainment and sports ticketing technology, Tickethour distributes over 8.5 million tickets per year on behalf of more than 65 clients.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Tickethour SA
Tickethour provides flexible ticketing software. Their technology ensures that every client that they work with gets the solution they need, whatever the event. Their high-quality service and user-friendly ticketing systems put the customer first, making it easy for them to book the seats they want.
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announced 6/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Front Gate Tickets

synopsis: Ticketmaster is continuing to expand its ticketing offerings in the festival vertical through the transaction to acquire festival ticketer Front Gate Tickets. Front Gate Tickets has quickly become one of North America's leading festival ticketing platforms whose clients include Coachella, The Governors Ball Music Festival and Lollapalooza.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 19 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target parent: The Anschutz Company
target: Front Gate Tickets
Front Gate Tickets is a leading providers of turnkey, end-to-end ticketing, fulfillment, marketing and RFID solutions for large scale music festivals, entertainment events, artists and venues. In addition Front Gate provides services directly to renowned touring artists and world class venues.
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announced 6/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Universe

synopsis: Ticketmaster will acquire Universe, a DIY ticketing platform. Universe is a DIY ticketing company that provides event organizers with powerful and easy-to-use marketing and management tools. Its unique ticket-sales platform allows event organizers to embed a customizable Buy Now button to sell tickets on any website with no redirect to Universe.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 19 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Universe
Universe provides event organizers with social and data-driven ticketing and marketing tools so they can sell more tickets. Universe combines all the advanced ticketing and payment features needed, all in one place.
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closed 3/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Two Toasters, LLC

synopsis: Durham app developer Two Toasters has been acquired by giant ticket purveyor Ticketmaster. Two Toasters, which has 33 employees, has thrived since being founded in 2008 by developing apps for brands such as Airbnb, Regal Cinema Entertainment, Google, Lexus and Dick’s Sporting Goods.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 19 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Two Toasters, LLC
Two Toasters is an app development company that strategizes, designs, and develops native iOS and Android mobile applications that are engaging, user-centric, and robust extensions of brands.
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closed 9/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Eventjoy

synopsis: Ticketmaster announced that it has acquired mobile-based, Do-It-Yourself ticketing platform, Eventjoy. Eventjoy's unique platform makes it easy for organizers to self-manage their events but goes well beyond ticketing. Organizers are provided with rich social marketing, analytics, and customer engagement tools.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 19 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Eventjoy
Eventjoy is a mobile-based, Do-It-Yourself ticketing platform. Eventjoy's unique platform makes it easy for organizers to self-manage their events but goes well beyond ticketing. Organizers are provided with rich social marketing, analytics, and customer engagement tools.
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closed 9/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Sherpa.be N.V.

synopsis: Ticketmaster has expanded its European network with the acquisition of Belgian ticketing company Sherpa.be. Founded in 2000 by Hubert Laterre and Bernard Denys, Brussels-based Sherpa.be is the market leader in Belgium's two largest regions, Flanders and Wallonia,
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 19 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Sherpa.be N.V.
Sherpa.be N.V. sells tickets for music, theater, musicals, festivals, exhibitions, and sporting events. The company facilitates young and old to consult a database of events and order for an event. Its theatre provides settings for product presentations, conventions, seminars, and annual meetings.
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announced 2/10/2009 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. will be merged with Live Nation, Inc.,

synopsis: Live Nation and Ticketmaster Entertainment announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create the world's premier live entertainment company. The combined entity, which will be called Live Nation Entertainment, joins Live Nation's concert promotions expertise with Ticketmaster's world-class ticketing solutions.
buyer: Live Nation, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation's mission is to maximize the live concert experience. Our core business is producing, marketing and selling live concerts for artists via our global concert pipe. Live Nation is the largest producer of live concerts in the world, annually producing over 16,000 concerts. "
target: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution.
price ($mm)[EV]
$775 [$1,033]
rev ($mm)
$1,486
EBITDA ($mm)
$260
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
4.4x
closed 2/26/2008 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired TicketsNow.com

synopsis: Ticketmaster has completed its previously announced acquisition of TicketsNow, a leading Web-based marketplace for music, sports and other live entertainment event tickets. The acquisition makes Ticketmaster a leading company in the resale category.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: TicketsNow.com
TicketsNow is the world's largest and most trusted marketplace for premium seating and tickets to sold-out sports, music, and theater events. More than 90% of professional ticket agencies that list, buy, and sell secondary event tickets online, license and utilize software developed by TicketsNow.
price ($mm)
$265
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closed 1/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired Paciolan

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC announced the company today completed its previously announced acquisition of Paciolan, a ticketing software provider based in Irvine, CA.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Paciolan
Paciolan is a leading ticketing services and software provider that offers ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions for clients across North America. Paciolan provides a wholly integrated infrastructure that puts venues in direct control of their customer relationships.
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closed 3/19/2007 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired echomusic, llc

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC, is acquiring a significant stake in echomusic, -- the online fan club and brand management company, whose unique blend of philosophy, methodology, and technology builds trusted one to one relationships with consumers for their recording artist clients.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: echomusic, llc
echomusic builds trusted one-to-one relationships directly with consumers for its clients. Acting as a Web 3.0 agency, echo creates and executes individual pieces of overall campaigns or entire brand lifecycles.
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announced 7/24/2006 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, will acquire Tick Tack Ticket

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (Nasdaq: IACI), has signed an agreement to acquire Barcelona-based Tick Tack Ticket. The acquisition reflects Ticketmaster's commitment to strategic international development within the European market.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Tick Tack Ticket
Barcelona based Tick Tack Ticket is a leading event ticketing company in Spain. It currently distributes tickets through a nationwide network of retail distribution points and through its web service, http://www.ticktackticket.com.
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closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

entradium, acquired HipHopTickets

synopsis: Madrid-based entradium, the most powerful ticketing and sales management platform on the market, has acquired HipHopTickets.es, a company that offers tickets for concerts and events of hip hop, rap, urban and black music throughout Spain.
buyer: entradium
entradium is the most powerful ticketing and sales management platform on the market, and the cheapest. They are based in Madrid, Spain. "
target: HipHopTickets
HipHopTickets.es offers tickets for concerts and events of hip hop, rap, urban and black music throughout Spain.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Rival

synopsis: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., an American ticket sales and distribution company, has acquired Rival, a ticketing startup run by former Ticketmaster CEO, Nathan Hubbard. Rival's powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: Rival
Rival is a technology company, not a traditional ticketing provider. Their powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired tixCraft

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company, has announced it will be expanding into Asia, by acquiring Tixcraft in Taiwan. Founded in 2014 by KT Chiu, Tixcraft is Taiwan’s leading music ticketing platform working with the biggest promoters in Taiwan including B’in, Live Nation Taiwan and iMe Taiwan.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: tixCraft
Founded in 2014 by KT Chiu, Tixcraft is Taiwan’s leading music ticketing platform working with the biggest promoters in Taiwan including B’in, Live Nation Taiwan and iMe Taiwan.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

See Tickets International, acquired Starticket AG

synopsis: See Tickets announced the acquisition of Starticket, a major player in Switzerland with over five million tickets sold annually. Starticket is owned by private Swiss media group Tamedia, which has adopted a new corporate structure and name and is now known as TX Group.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is the trading name of an international ticketing services company owned by Vivendi SA. See retails and distributes tickets for music, theatre, festival, sport, comedy and lifestyle events working with more than 5,000 clients globally. "
target parent: TX Group AG
target: Starticket AG
Established in 2003, Starticket is Switzerland’s second largest ticket marketer. Starticket sells several million tickets for events across Switzerland each year, using a network of 1,500 sales offices, a call center and its e-Shop at starticket.ch.
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announced 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Impronta Soluciones, S.L., will acquire Instant Ticket SL

synopsis: Banco Sabadell has signed the sale of Instant Ticket, the website with which it sells tickets for shows, plays and musical events, to Impronta Technological Services. Impronta Technological Services, based in Madrid, is a leader in technology and software related to ticket sales.
buyer: Impronta Soluciones, S.L.
Impronta Soluciones is a Spanish leader in technology and software related to ticket sales. Founded in 1992, Impronta Soluciones, S.L. is a pioneer both in the development of online sales and mobile ticket programs and in the implementation of service models (SaaS) for its customers. "
target parent: Banco Sabadell
target: Instant Ticket SL
Instant Ticket, based in Spain, is a website owned by Banco Sabadell which sells tickets for shows, plays and musical events.
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closed 11/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Etix, Inc., acquired Star Tickets

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider to more than 2,000 clients in 40 countries, announced that it has acquired both Michigan-based Star Tickets. Star Tickets is one of North America's leading entertainment ticketing companies with over 250 retail ticketing outlets, two nationwide full-service call centers, and redundant web sales.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Etix is in an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries. Etix provides flexible and secure online and box office ticketing solutions, integrated digital marketing services, and robust e-commerce fulfillment to event companies. "
target: Star Tickets
Star Tickets is one of North America's leading entertainment ticketing companies in the United States. With over 250 retail ticketing outlets, two nationwide full-service call centers, and redundant web sales. It is the exclusive ticketing service for hundreds of venues across the United States.
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closed 10/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Upgraded

synopsis: Ticketmaster has announced it has acquired San Francisco-based ticketing start-up Upgraded. Upgraded converts traditional tickets into secure, interactive digital assets protected by blockchain technology providing event organisers/promoters with control over ticket distribution and protecting consumers against fraud.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Upgraded
UPGRADED is a new technology platform that converts traditional event tickets into Smart Tickets. By leveraging the blockchain, these mobile tickets can deliver unprecedented Fraud Protection, Frictionless Transactions, Transparency, and Interactivity.
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closed 4/16/2018 via BusinessWire

See Tickets International, acquired Paylogic

synopsis: Vivendi has announced that See Tickets, its international ticketing services company, acquired Paylogic, a ticketing and technology company headquartered in Amsterdam, from LiveStyle. Founded in 2005, Paylogic is the fastest growing ticketing company in Europe, with offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is one of the largest primary ticket companies in Europe - they have the muscle of a big organization, but hold the values of a small one. Their focus is getting their customers to live events. "
target parent: LiveStyle, Inc.
target: Paylogic
Founded in 2005 in the Netherlands, Paylogic is the fastest growing ticketing company in Europe, with offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany. Paylogic has developed revolutionary digital ticketing environments for 1000’s of clients.
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closed 12/13/2017 via BusinessWire

On Location Experiences, acquired PrimeSport

synopsis: On Location Experiences, a premium experiential hospitality business, announced it has acquired PrimeSport, a leader in providing direct access to some of the biggest events in sports and entertainment. PrimeSport is a leading Sports Travel and Event Management company, offering tickets, hospitality, travel for fans and corporate clients.
buyer: On Location Experiences
On Location Experiences is a leader in premium experiential hospitality business, establishing a new industry standard to serve iconic right holders with extensive experience in ticketing, curated hospitality, live event production and travel management in the worlds of sports and entertainment. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: PrimeSport
PrimeSport is a leading Sports Travel and Event Management company, offering tickets, hospitality, travel for fans and corporate clients. PrimeSport’s partnerships with the largest entities in the industry allow them to provide an unparalleled experience for avid sports fans and corporate clients.
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closed 10/3/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Paciolan, acquired TicketsWest and WestCoast Entertainment

synopsis: RLH Corporation announced the sale of the assets of TicketsWest, a full service ticketing and marketing service provider, and WestCoast Entertainment, promoter and producer of a variety of entertainment productions, to Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to entertainment venues.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Paciolan
Paciolan provides sports and entertainment venues with the software needed to facilitate automated ticketing. As a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, analytics, and technology solutions they power more than 500 live entertainment organizations that sell over 120 million tickets per year. "
target parent: RLH Corporation
target: TicketsWest and WestCoast Entertainment
TicketsWest is a full service ticketing and marketing service provider. WestCoast Entertainment is promoter and producer of a variety of entertainment productions.
price ($mm)
$6.00
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Learfield Communications, Inc., will acquire Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement

synopsis: Leading college sports marketer, Learfield, announces the acquisition of the Spectra’s Ticketing & Fan Engagement division from Comcast Spectacor. Learfield also announced that the company, a leader in providing ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to athletic and entertainment events, will once again be known as Paciolan.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement
Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan) division is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 37 years of experience serving more than 500 live entertainment organizations.
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closed 2/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Ticketpro

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of Ticketpro, a leading provider of ticketing services with active operations in Canada, Czech Republic and more. Ticketmaster is the global ticketing leader with more than 530 million primary tickets processed annually.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Ticketpro
TICKETPRO is a leading provider of ticketing services with active operations in Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Malaysia, Poland and the Slovak Republic, serving a majority of the foremost local entertainment facilities and promoters.
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closed 2/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Tickets for Less, acquired Brickhouse Tickets

synopsis: Overland Park-based Tickets for Less announced the purchase of Brickhouse Tickets. Brickhouse Tickets is the number one place for Kansas City sporting and event tickets. Clay Discher, who opened Brickhouse in the Kansas City area five years ago, joins Tickets for Less as manager of strategic inventory.
buyer: Tickets for Less
Tickets for Less, founded in 2004, is a private ticket broker that buys and sells tickets mostly online for nationwide sporting events, concerts and the theater. Unlike other brokers, they never charge taxes or hidden fees at checkout. At Tickets For Less, the price you see is the price you pay. "
target: Brickhouse Tickets
Brickhouse Tickets is the number one place for Kansas City sporting and event tickets. They are locally owned and operated and are dedicated to providing a one-on-one experience. They never charge service fees & you’ll always talk to a real person who wants you to get great tickets at a great price.
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closed 1/31/2017 via Market Wire

Eventbrite, acquired Ticketscript BV

synopsis: Eventbrite, the world's leading ticketing and event technology platform which powers more than two million events each year, has acquired Ticketscript, one of Europe's largest self-service ticketing providers. The acquisition positions Eventbrite as Europe's third largest ticketing platform.
buyer: Eventbrite (EB:$162.01)
Eventbrite is an online service that people everywhere use to create, share, and join any event imaginable. Whether it's a photography class with a local artist, or a sold-out concert in a city stadium, Eventbrite makes it happen. "
target: Ticketscript BV
Ticketscript, the European market leader in ticketing solutions on a SaaS basis, provides event organisers with a plug-and-play online ticket shop for the sale of e-tickets via the event's own website.
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announced 10/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Starticket AG will be merged with Ticketcorner AG,

synopsis: Ticketcorner, the largest ticket portal in Switzerland, and Starticket, Switzerland’s second largest ticket marketer, are going to merge. Together they control around 85% of live entertainment ticketing in Switzerland. The company will be 75% held by Ticketcorner’s parent companies, CTS Eventim and Ringier, and 25% by Starticket parent Tamedia.
buyer: Ticketcorner AG
Ticketcorner is the largest ticket portal in Switzerland. They sell tickets for over 20,000 events, concerts, and sports, as well as ski tickets for more than 70 ski resorts. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Rumlang, Switzerland. "
target parent: Tamedia AG
target: Starticket AG
Established in 2003, Starticket is Switzerland’s second largest ticket marketer. Starticket sells several million tickets for events across Switzerland each year, using a network of 1,500 sales offices, a call center and its e-Shop at starticket.ch.
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closed 7/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Tickethour SA

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of sports ticketing provider, the Tickethour Group. Specialising in event, entertainment and sports ticketing technology, Tickethour distributes over 8.5 million tickets per year on behalf of more than 65 clients.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Tickethour SA
Tickethour provides flexible ticketing software. Their technology ensures that every client that they work with gets the solution they need, whatever the event. Their high-quality service and user-friendly ticketing systems put the customer first, making it easy for them to book the seats they want.
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closed 6/27/2016 via PR Newswire

See Tickets International, acquired Flavorus

synopsis: See Tickets, a subsidiary of Vivendi, a Paris-based international media and content business, and part of Vivendi Ticketing, announced the completion of the acquisition of Flavorus. Flavorus is a premier ticketing company supporting major festivals, concerts, nightclubs, and special events around the world.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is a full service ticketing company offering a comprehensive suite of ticketing, marketing, customer relationship management and analytics tools. It is uniquely positioned to facilitate events of all sizes across all sectors including music, festival, sport, fair, comedy and trade shows."
target parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
target: Flavorus
Flavorus is a leader in ticketing technology, customer service, on-site operations and event marketing. Flavorus is a premier ticketing company supporting major festivals, concerts, nightclubs, and special events around the world such as Electric Daisy Carnival, Red Bull, Electric Zoo, and others.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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closed 12/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Etix.com Inc., acquired Etix.com Inc.

synopsis: Etix, an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment industry, announced that the company has undergone a management-led buyout. The buyout was led by Travis Janovich, Etix founder and newly appointed CEO.
buyer: Etix.com Inc.
Etix is an international web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries, and operates in 40 countries on four continents. "
target: Etix.com Inc.
Etix is an international web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries, and operates in 40 countries on four continents.
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announced 12/7/2015 via BusinessWire

Vendini, Inc., will purchase consumer ticketing assets from Cvent, Inc.

synopsis: Cvent, Inc., a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, announced the sale of its consumer ticketing assets to Vendini, Inc., a San Francisco based consumer ticketing company. The divestiture includes the consumer ticketing line of solutions as well as the customer contracts, technology, and intellectual property.
buyer: Vendini, Inc.
Vendini makes the business of live events simple. Top music and arts venues, festivals, and sports centers use Vendini's all-in-one solution for event promotion, ticket sales, website management, box office management and event logistics. Vendini is headquartered in San Francisco. "
seller: Cvent, Inc. (CVT:$219.51)
Cvent, Inc. is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, with more than 14,000 customers worldwide. The divestiture includes the consumer ticketing line of solutions as well as the customer contracts, technology, and intellectual property.
price ($mm)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire Ingresso.com

synopsis: Fandango, the leading U.S. digital destination for moviegoers, announced it has signed an agreement with Latin American e-commerce company, B2W Digital, to purchase its entertainment ticketing subsidiary, Ingresso.com. With more than six million registered customers, Ingresso.com is Brazil's largest online and mobile movie ticketing service.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination and a unit of NBCUniversal, sells tickets to more than 25,000 screens nationwide. Fandango provides consumers with reviews, celebrity interviews and trailers, and lets customers buy movie tickets in advance. "
target parent: Lojas Americanas S.A.
target: Ingresso.com
Brazilian leader in ticket sales over the Internet, Ingresso.com provides technology and ticket purchasing services for movies, theaters, concerts, soccer matches and cultural events. With over 5 million registered customers, the company offers the convenience of purchase tickets online.
price ($mm)
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LiveXLive Media, Inc. is a consolidated group of media and tech assets, including the LiveXLive platform, which is one of the world's only premium internet streaming networks devoted to live music and music-related video content.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$54.07
EBITDA ($mm)
($19.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($27.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
76
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Ticker: AIM:BOOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Audioboom
Audioboom
AudioBoom is the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content. With offices in London, Melbourne, Mumbai and New York City, they host thousands of podcasts with top tier audio content producers from around the world.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: US:UBCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ubroadcast, Inc.
ubroadcast, Inc.
UBCI's ubroadcast.com allows users to produce and broadcast LIVE and On Demand television and radio in high quality. By blending this user-generated content and UBCI's programming in a single application, UBCI bridges the gap between Internet video and traditional network radio and television.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$0.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.34)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: VODOF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VODone LIMITED
VODone LIMITED
VODONE owns a complete set of licenses to operate video broadcasting on the Internet. VODONE owns the powerful broadcasting platform, and it has broadcast thousands of domestic and international political, economical, cultural and commercial activities over the Internet.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$7.53
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: MDVX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Modavox, Inc.
Modavox, Inc. a pioneer in Internet broadcasting, producing and syndicating online audio and video, offers innovative, effective and comprehensive online tools for reaching targeted niche communities worldwide. Modavox delivers content straight to desktops and Internet-enabled devices.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$2.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
45
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Ticker: RTGV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RTG Ventures, Inc.
RTG Ventures, Inc.
RTG Ventures offers Music & Entertainment Technology Solutions and Digital Marketing Services. Harnessing the strength of its digital marketing agency, the company has applied its knowledge process in developing cutting edge technology platforms for web, mobile and tablet devices.
year
2010
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Ticker: TSE:9468
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kadokawa Dwango Corporation
Kadokawa Dwango Corporation
Kadokawa Dwango Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates in publishing, film, publishing rights, and digital content businesses. It also engages in the planning, development, and operation of network entertainment contents and systems; and operation of video-sharing Website.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,840.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$70.12
EBIT ($mm)
$25.46
Net Income ($mm)
$257.26
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:EVD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eventim
Eventim
CTS Eventim is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. More than 150 million tickets for over 200,000 events are marketed annually using the company's systems - be it through stationary box offices, online or from mobile devices.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$726.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$59.92
EBIT ($mm)
$34.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2612
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Ticker: EB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eventbrite
Eventbrite
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$162.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($189.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($204.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1126
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Ticker: NYSE:KMX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CarMax, Inc.
CarMax, Inc.
CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, revolutionized the automotive retail industry by driving integrity, honesty and transparency in every interaction. CarMax offers a truly personalized experience with the option for customers to do as much online and in-store as they want.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$20,092.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,285.32
EBIT ($mm)
$1,043.16
Net Income ($mm)
$746.92
Employees
25000
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Ticker: VRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vroom, Inc.
Vroom, Inc.
Vroom is the hassle-free haggle-free way to buy and sell cars online. They help consumers save time, money (and their sanity!) by bringing all three aspects of the car buying process – buying, financing and selling – online in an easy, transparent and affordable way.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,307.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($153.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($158.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
800
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Ticker: CALI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Auto Logistics Inc.
China Auto Logistics Inc.
With 2009 sales of approximately $215 million, China Auto Logistics Inc. operates www.cali.com.cn, which rapidly has become one of the leading automobile portals for car dealers and consumers of vehicles and auto-related services throughout China.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$215.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.46
EBIT ($mm)
$8.25
Net Income ($mm)
$5.55
Employees
99
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Ticker: AIM:MYSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MySale
MySale
MySale is a leading international online retailer with established online flash sales and retail websites in Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and the United Kingdom. Founded in 2007, the Group provides customers with access to outstanding brands and products at discounted prices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$186.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
471
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Ticker: LUXR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LuxeYard
LuxeYard
LuxeYard is a members-only flash sale site for luxury home furnishings, decor and fashion that offers access to unique products sourced by a seasoned team of buyers at a fraction of retail prices.
year
2012
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Ticker: FIVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Five Below
Five Below
Five Below Inc. is an American publicly held chain of specialty discount stores that sells products that cost up to $5, plus a small assortment of products from $6 to $10. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, the chain is aimed at tweens and teens.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,762.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$240.77
EBIT ($mm)
$189.69
Net Income ($mm)
$153.94
Employees
8700
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Ticker: SIFY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sify Limited
Sify Limited
Sify is among the largest Internet, network and e-Commerce services companies in India, offering end-to-end solutions with a comprehensive range of products delivered over a common Internet backbone infrastructure. This Internet backbone reaches 171 cities and towns in India.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$6,006.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$198.53
EBIT ($mm)
($195.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: IMBI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iMedia Brands, Inc.
iMedia Brands, Inc.
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a global interactive media company that manages a growing portfolio of niche, lifestyle television networks and web service businesses, primarily in North America, for both English speaking and, soon, Spanish speaking audiences and customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$535.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($35.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1062
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Ticker: TSXV:ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EMERGE Commerce Inc.
EMERGE Commerce Inc.
Based in Toronto, EMERGE is a disciplined, diversified, rapidly growing acquirer and operator of niche e-commerce brands across North America. The company's network of e-commerce sites provides its members with access to groceries, golf, nearby escapes, and family offers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$6.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
37
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