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closed 12/10/2013 via PR Web

CrowdSource, acquired Servio

synopsis: CrowdSource has completed the acquisition of San Francisco-based Servio. This acquisition of a key competitor strengthens CrowdSource’s client portfolio, increases the size of its workforce and expands its solutions. Servio optimizes Content and Data for brands to increase traffic and improve on-site conversion.
buyer parent: Highland Capital Partners
buyer: CrowdSource
CrowdSource is the industry leader in a multi-billion dollar market, providing clients with on-demand access to a scalable workforce. CrowdSource specializes in content solutions for Fortune 500 online retailers, publishers and media companies. "
target: Servio
Servio optimizes Content and Data for brands to increase traffic and improve on-site conversion. Servio helps the world’s largest eCommerce retailers grow traffic and increase conversion by solving some of the hardest high-scale content marketing problems on the web.
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closed 4/27/2020 via PR Newswire

Syndigo LLC, acquired Kwikee

synopsis: Syndigo, a leading SaaS product information and syndication company, announced the acquisition of Kwikee, a management and distribution platform for branded product content, from sgsco. Kwikee's approach to branded product content utilizes their single-source-of-truth technology platform.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Syndigo LLC
Syndigo is a leading SaaS product information and syndication company that enables commerce by supporting the efficient transfer of information in brands, retailers and their customers. The company provides descriptive product and nutritional information, images and other digital media. "
target parent: Onex Corporation
target: Kwikee
Kwikee provides an end-to-end solution for the creation, management and distribution of brand assets and content. Their better, faster, leaner approach to branded product content utilizes their single-source-of-truth technology platform.
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announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Regent Pacific Group Limited, will acquire Yooya

synopsis: Regent Pacific Group, a specialist healthcare, wellness and life sciences investment group, has signed a non-legally binding offer letter to acquire Entertainment Direct Asia ("Yooya"). Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products designed to awaken the body's natural healing system.
buyer: Regent Pacific Group Limited (SEHK:575:($0.57))
Regent Pacific is a diversified investment group based in Hong Kong currently holding various corporate and strategic investments focusing on the healthcare, wellness and life sciences sectors. "
target parent: DFR Asia
target: Yooya
Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is reshaping the way that brands connect with Chinese consumers. Yooya is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products, which are designed to awaken the body's natural healing system and promote better health and sleep.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired Quill Content Limited

synopsis: Webedia, a global media and technology company, has acquired Quill, the UK’s multi-language ecommerce content production leader. Quill produces quality digital content for businesses to use on their websites and social media.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia is a global media and technology company, specialized in the recreation and entertainment industries. Webedia targets a passionate audience by building a global network of unique talents, media brands, events and services within the entertainment and recreation industries. "
target: Quill Content Limited
Quill is the UK’s multi-language ecommerce content production leader. Quill produces quality digital content for businesses to use on their websites and social media. Their content enables businesses to convert browsers into buyers, driving revenue and profit by improving SEO and conversions.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

NexTech AR Solutions Corp., acquired Hoot

synopsis: Canada's NexTech AR Solutions announced it has acquired Hoot, a major player in the 2D to 3D photography software industry. Hoot provides 3D and 360-degree product photography and spin and zoom technology to online retailers to boost sales and increase customer engagement.
buyer: NexTech AR Solutions Corp. (CNSX:NTAR:$8.40)
NexTech AR Solutions is a Canadian company that is bringing Augmented Reality to several industries including; cannabis industry, eCommerce, education, training, and video conference technology. "
target: Hoot
Hoot creates 3D and 360 degree product photography to help increase trust and sales for online retailers. Hoot bridges the gap between online shopping and in-store experience with rich visuals that allow shoppers to engage with the products.
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closed 2/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Icecat NV, acquired Testseek

synopsis: Icecat, a worldwide publisher of ecommerce statistics and product content syndicator, has acquired Testseek, a global provider of review solutions for brands, e-retailers and other eCommerce related online portals. Testseek's Live and XML API provides their clients with unbiased product review content which fits naturally into their product pages.
buyer: Icecat NV
Icecat NV is an independent worldwide publisher of ecommerce statistics and product content syndicator. The Icecat catalog includes 4.2 million product data-sheets in 47 world languages. Icecat analyzes the performance of more than 18,000 brands. "
target: Testseek
Testseek is a global provider of review solutions for brands, e-retailers and other eCommerce related online portals. Testseek's Live and XML API provides their clients with unbiased product review content which fits naturally into their product pages.
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closed 3/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Industrial Color Studios, acquired Invodo, Inc.

synopsis: Invodo, a video content production company specializing in high-quality, scalable video for brands and retailers, has been sold to Industrial Color Studios, a digital commerce company offering solutions for digital marketers and a portfolio company of Frontenac Company. Invodo shoots product-centric videos for use across the digital marketing mix.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Industrial Color Studios
Industrial Color Studios and its group of content production companies is an industry-leading visual content production company with integrated offerings designed to support marketers, brands, agencies, and the wider production industry with resources for today’s digital commerce marketplace. "
target parent: S3 Ventures
target: Invodo, Inc.
Invodo, Inc. is the industry-leading video content production company specializing in high-quality, scalable video for brands and retailers. A pioneer in eCommerce video, Invodo has a decade of experience shooting tens of thousands of product-centric videos for use across the digital marketing mix.
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closed 4/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

WarnerMedia, acquired The Widget Company

synopsis: WarnerMedia, through its subsidiary Turner Broadcasting System Europe, has acquired The Widget Co. (TWC), a Dutch technology provider, as it continues its shift to streaming. TWC puts users at the center of a "TV Everywhere world," developing tech solutions across connected TVs, game consoles, set-top boxes, and mobile apps.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: WarnerMedia (NYSE:TWX:$31,532.00)
WarnerMedia is a leading media, advertising, and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, CNN, truTV and others."
target: The Widget Company
Amsterdam-based The Widget Company (TWC) is a digital agency in the field of next-generation TV. TWC specializes in multiscreen app strategy, concept, design and development, creating custom live & on-demand video applications for Smart TVs, game consoles, media players, and other connected devices.
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closed 4/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Hangar Seven Limited

synopsis: Macclesfield’s Hangar Seven has been acquired by The Hut Group. Hangar Seven is a leader in the planning, creation, production and distribution of powerful Content that changes consumer opinion, stimulates consumer interaction and drives retail footfall and sales.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd.
The Hut Group is the #1 online destination for health & beauty and one of the world's fastest growing online retailers. They architect, build and run their own bespoke software systems and their proprietary technology platform powers their websites. "
target parent: Catapult Venture Managers
target: Hangar Seven Limited
Hangar Seven is a leader in the planning, creation, production and distribution of powerful Content that changes consumer opinion, stimulates consumer interaction and drives retail footfall and sales.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Advantage Smollan Limited, acquired Flixmedia

synopsis: Advantage Smollan announced its acquisition of Flixmedia, the leading global platform for the distribution of rich brand content to leading online retailers. Through the management and syndication of brand assets, Flixmedia’s platform drives sales conversion, basket value and profit margins with impactful solutions designed to engage shoppers.
buyer: Advantage Smollan Limited
Founded in 2015, Advantage Smollan is a jointly-owned holding company of Advantage Solutions (Advantage) and Smollan Group that provides unified sales, marketing, and technology solutions for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers across Europe. "
target: Flixmedia
Flixmedia empowers global brands & retailers to sell more by creating, consolidating & sharing engaging digital content & continuously evaluating its impact to maximize sales conversion. Flixmedia has been trusted by over 100 of the world’s biggest brands and 1,200 of the world’s biggest retailers.
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closed 12/11/2013 via BusinessWire

Square 2 Marketing, acquired FullQuota

synopsis: Square 2 Marketing, an inbound marketing agency in the United States, announced it has acquired FullQuota, a HubSpot Gold Partner and content marketing agency for technology companies located in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: Square 2 Marketing
Square 2 Marketing is a full-service inbound marketing agency designed to get clients leads. They specialize in helping clients in all industries, but offer specialized experience in professional services, healthcare, technology, business services, manufacturing, distribution and financial services."
target: FullQuota
FullQuota is a content marketing agency for technology companies. They offer turnkey inbound marketing programs engineered to help ISVs, VARs, and professional services firms generate website traffic and ensure their products and services get found online.
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closed 4/28/2020 via PR Newswire

VaynerX, acquired Lucid Fusion, Inc.

synopsis: VaynerX has announced the launch of VaynerCommerce following its acquisition of Lucid Fusion, a leading e-commerce, engineering, and design company. The new entity will combine Lucid Fusion's deep e-commerce knowledge with VaynerX's unique approach to growing brands in order to help companies build sustainable e-commerce businesses.
buyer: VaynerX
VaynerX is a global modern-day marketing and communications company. Subsidiaries include VaynerMedia, VaynerProductions, The Sasha Group, Gallery Media Group, VaynerCommerce, Tracer and VaynerSpeakers. "
target: Lucid Fusion, Inc.
Lucid Fusion is an e-commerce firm that enables businesses to better connect their brands with their customers. Lucid Fusion's team of specialist help companies build or revamp their e-commerce store, optimize conversions, strengthen brand equity, and implement Shopify Plus into their online stores.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Convert Digital, acquired Convert Digital

synopsis: Convert Digital has been acquired by partners Andrew Waite, Adam Littlechild and Luke Anderson. Convert Digital provide commerce solutions for an ever-changing digital landscape. Website design and development, online business strategy, conversion optimization and Magento solutions architecture are their chosen disciplines.
buyer: Convert Digital
Andrew Waite, Adam Littlechild and Luke Anderson are partners at Australia-based Convert Digital, a company that provides commerce solutions for an ever-changing digital landscape. "
target: Convert Digital
Convert Digital provide commerce solutions for an ever-changing digital landscape. Website design and development, online business strategy, conversion optimization and Magento solutions architecture are their chosen disciplines.
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closed 5/3/2019 via PR Newswire

Overdose Digital, acquired 5xThinking

synopsis: Digital commerce accelerator Overdose Digital announced the acquisition of 5xThinking, an eCommerce agency advising and implementing strategies for luxury and retail clients on all things digital. They are based in London and NYC.
buyer: Overdose Digital
Overdose Digital is a leading high growth full service agency, with an acute focus on Commerce & Conversion. They specialize in delivering Strategy, Execution and Activation of bespoke solutions aligned to delivering fiscal business outcomes. They are based in New Zealand. "
target: 5xThinking
5xThinking is an eCommerce agency advising and implementing strategies for luxury and retail clients on all things digital. They are based in London and NYC.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Venture Stream, acquired Flow Digital

synopsis: Venture Stream, a full-service digital marketing and e-commerce consultancy, has acquired Flow Digital, a company that delivers web design & development, e-commerce and digital marketing projects that yield measurable results.
buyer: Venture Stream
Based in Great Britain, Venture Stream is a full-service digital marketing and e-commerce consultancy. They are passionate about helping clients thrive in e-commerce and digital marketing, offering expert consulting on strategy, marketing, technology, and design. "
target: Flow Digital
Based in the UK. Flow Digital delivers web design & development, e-commerce and digital marketing projects that yield measurable results. They equip ambitious brands with the tools and knowledge they need to unlock their digital potential, and provide ongoing support that maximizes growth.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bounteous, acquired Demac Media

synopsis: Bounteous, a digital marketing company, has acquired Demac Media, an eCommerce agency that creates eCommerce solutions for their merchants. Their company doesn't dabble in any other form of design or development. they're 100% focused on eCommerce and it is because of this focus that they are now a recognized industry leader.
buyer: Bounteous
Bounteous is a digital marketing company that built their business on pillars of integrity, discipline, and excellence. Everything they do is designed to optimize that their flow of data, insights, and interactions so that they create digital solutions that drive growth for their clients. "
target: Demac Media
From day one, Demac Media's mission has been to simply create amazing eCommerce solutions for their merchants. Their company doesn't dabble in any other form of design or development. they're 100% focused on eCommerce and it is because of this focus that they are now a recognized industry leader.
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announced 10/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Digivate will be merged with Energy House Digital,

synopsis: Energy House Digital, specialists on digital marketing and production, will be merging with Digivate and Neuro Web Marketing. Digivate is a full service ROI focussed ecommerce and digital marketing agency and Neuro Web Marketing is a digital agency that specializes in Conversion Rate Optimization, User Experience Optimization, and SEO.
buyer: Energy House Digital
Based in the UK, Energy House Digital are digital specialists focused entirely on digital marketing and production. They aim to be less of an agency and more of a partner to plug in their digital expertise and help make businesses even more successful. "
target: Digivate
Digivate is a full service ROI focussed ecommerce and digital marketing agency based in Covent Garden, GB. Neuro Web Marketing is a boutique digital agency that specializes in Conversion Rate Optimization, User Experience Optimization with a psychology twist, and Search Engine Optimization.
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closed 9/6/2018 via PR Newswire

EliteSEM Inc., acquired CPC Strategy

synopsis: Elite SEM, an award-winning digital marketing agency founded on Search and focused on holistic performance-driven digital marketing, has acquired CPC Strategy, a retail-focused digital marketing agency. CPC Strategy executes on ad strategy and management for retailers and brands on Amazon, Google, and other advertising channels.
buyer: EliteSEM Inc.
Elite SEM is an award-winning digital marketing agency. Elite's expertise spans Paid Search, SEO, Shopping & Feed, Paid Social, Display Advertising, Amazon & Marketplaces, Affiliate Marketing, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), CRM, Email Marketing, and Creative Services. "
target: CPC Strategy
CPC Strategy is a retail-focused digital marketing agency that specializes in driving performance growth on the channels that directly impact a retailer's digital bottom line. CPC executes on ad strategy and management for retailers and brands on Amazon, Google, and other advertising channels.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

121 Group, acquired Search Insights Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Independent e-commerce digital marketing agency Search Insights has been acquired by 121 Group, a private Melbourne based holding group of companies in the digital solutions space. 121 Group says the move to acquire Search Insights is part of its strategy to deepen its service offering to its existing client base of 1358 businesses.
buyer: 121 Group
121 Group is a Melbourne-based private holding group of companies in the digital solutions space. The founding principles of 121 Group lie in building personal 1-to-1 relationships with everyone, whether through partnerships, acquisitions or client relations. "
target: Search Insights Pty. Ltd.
Search Insights enables brands to more effectively find their customers, as well as create, manage, optimize and amplify digital marketing channels to drive ROI. As an independent and boutique agency, Search Insights provides each client with bespoke and unparalleled strategy and execution.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jan Kelley Advertising, acquired Rainforest Digital

synopsis: Burlington B2B-focused agency Jan Kelley Advertising has acquired Rainforest Digital. Based in Ontario, Canada, Rainforest Digital is a digital marketing agency that specializes in Amazon advertising solutions, including AMS services. Rainforest also offers services in social, organic and paid search, analytics and digital strategy.
buyer: Jan Kelley Advertising
Jan Kelley Advertising is a B2B-focused agency that offers marketing services that range from strategy and creative to media and analytics. They deliver the right message to the right people at the right time through continuous tracking, analyzing and optimizing. "
target: Rainforest Digital
Based in Ontario, Canada, Rainforest Digital is a digital marketing agency that specializes in Amazon advertising solutions, including Amazon Marketing Services. Rainforest also offers services in social, organic and paid search, analytics and digital strategy.
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closed 12/10/2013 via PR Web

CrowdSource, acquired Servio

synopsis: CrowdSource has completed the acquisition of San Francisco-based Servio. This acquisition of a key competitor strengthens CrowdSource’s client portfolio, increases the size of its workforce and expands its solutions. Servio optimizes Content and Data for brands to increase traffic and improve on-site conversion.
buyer parent: Highland Capital Partners
buyer: CrowdSource
CrowdSource is the industry leader in a multi-billion dollar market, providing clients with on-demand access to a scalable workforce. CrowdSource specializes in content solutions for Fortune 500 online retailers, publishers and media companies. "
target: Servio
Servio optimizes Content and Data for brands to increase traffic and improve on-site conversion. Servio helps the world’s largest eCommerce retailers grow traffic and increase conversion by solving some of the hardest high-scale content marketing problems on the web.
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closed 12/10/2013 via PR Web

CrowdSource, acquired Servio

synopsis: CrowdSource has completed the acquisition of San Francisco-based Servio. This acquisition of a key competitor strengthens CrowdSource’s client portfolio, increases the size of its workforce and expands its solutions. Servio optimizes Content and Data for brands to increase traffic and improve on-site conversion.
buyer parent: Highland Capital Partners
buyer: CrowdSource
CrowdSource is the industry leader in a multi-billion dollar market, providing clients with on-demand access to a scalable workforce. CrowdSource specializes in content solutions for Fortune 500 online retailers, publishers and media companies. "
target: Servio
Servio optimizes Content and Data for brands to increase traffic and improve on-site conversion. Servio helps the world’s largest eCommerce retailers grow traffic and increase conversion by solving some of the hardest high-scale content marketing problems on the web.
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closed 5/13/2020 via PR Newswire

Planbox, acquired IdeaConnection

synopsis: Planbox, a pioneer in cloud-based AI-powered agile innovation management platforms, announced that it has acquired IdeaConnection, an open innovation platform and marketplace.
buyer: Planbox
Planbox is the pioneering provider of cloud-based AI-Powered Agile Work Innovation solutions. Their family of products include Collaborative Innovation Management and Agile Project Management applications. Planbox is designed to be the agile crowdsourcing and idea management tool for everyone. "
target: IdeaConnection
IdeaConnection is an open innovation platform and marketplace. They offer the following services: Prize-based theoretical problem-solving, crowdsourcing, technology scouting, technical challenge writing, specialized skilled staff augmentation and prior art citation search.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

BeMyEye s.r.l., acquired Task360

synopsis: Europe’s leader in crowdsourced in-store Data as a Service (DAAS) announces acquisition of UK operator, Task360, in a move to consolidate the data-driven field marketing industry. Task360 is an app-based data collection system. It enables people to earn money collecting data for Clients; and Clients to get data by paying people to collect it.
buyer: BeMyEye s.r.l.
BeMyEye is the European leader in crowdsourced in-store Data as a Service (DAAS). BeMyEye is the innovative service using crowdsourcing for store checks, mystery shopping and field monitoring. "
target: Task360
Task360 is an app-based data collection system. It enables people to earn money collecting data for Clients; and Clients to get data by paying people to collect it.
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announced 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Planet Ventures Inc., will acquire Cucu Sports Limited

synopsis: Planet Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire Cucu Sports, a sports influencer mobile technology platform based in the United Kingdom. Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks.
buyer: Planet Ventures Inc. (TSXV:PXI:($0.59))
Planet Ventures Inc. is a public investment issuer listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange, that is focused on investing in disruptive companies and industries that have high growth potential. "
target: Cucu Sports Limited
Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks. Their smart proprietary platform allows marketers to deliver their social media posts through the athletes’ social media.
price ($mm)
$0.33
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closed 10/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

YouTube, acquired FameBit, Inc.

synopsis: Online video and media giant, YouTube, through its parent company Alphabet Inc's Google has acquired Famebit, a YouTube marketing platform that connects YouTubers and other “influencers” with brands to create videos that are shared across the internet.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: YouTube
YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. It provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. "
target: FameBit, Inc.
Fame Bit is a YouTube marketing platform that enable brands to collaborate with YouTube influencers and create videos that are shared across the internet. It is a convenient method to find, hire and work with YouTube Influencers and create brand awareness with tutorial videos.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bounce Exchange, acquired GoChime, Inc.

synopsis: Bounce Exchange, a New York-based marketing software company, has acquired direct marketing startup GoChime for an undisclosed amount. GoChime is an online marketplace that connects individuals with brands, based on information they post to their social media channels.
buyer: Bounce Exchange
Bounce Exchange is a marketing software company that has invented Behavioral Automation, a new class of enterprise marketing software. Bounce Exchange analyzes digital body language to make websites way more convenient and user-friendly. "
target: GoChime, Inc.
GoChime is a direct marketing startup. It is an online marketplace that connects individuals with brands, based on information they post to their social media channels.
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closed 7/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

InMobi, acquired AppBistro

synopsis: Mobile ad network InMobi has acquired MMTG Labs, a San Francisco startup that operates AppBistro, an application marketplace for Facebook pages, and AppGalleries, which is a white-label app store platform that is in use by the likes of Brit Media.
buyer: InMobi
InMobi is the world's largest independent mobile advertising network. With offices on five continents, it provides advertisers, publishers and developers with a uniquely global solution for advertising. Its network is delivers the unprecedented ability to reach 314 million consumers. "
target: AppBistro
AppBistro, offered by MMTG Labs, is an application marketplace for business with facebook pages. By using AppBistro businesses' can find apps that would improve their facebook page and developers get paid when a business chooses their app to be used on their facebook page.
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closed 11/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, acquired Team Internet AG

synopsis: CentralNic, a UK company that markets and sells internet domain names, has acquired Team Internet, Germany's leading provider of services in the direct navigation search market, comprised of two businesses: Parking Crew, which provides monetization services to domain owners; and TONIC., an easy-to-use self-service platform to buy and sell traffic.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$170.75)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target parent: Matomy Media Group
target: Team Internet AG
Located in Germany, Team Internet is a leading provider of services in the direct navigation search market. Team Internet is comprised of two businesses: Parking Crew, which provides monetization services to domain owners; and TONIC., an easy-to-use self-service platform to buy and sell traffic.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
4.1x
closed 10/25/2018 via Company Press Release

WP Engine, Inc., acquired Array Themes

synopsis: WP Engine, the leading WordPress digital experience platform, has acquired Array Themes. Since 2009, Array has served the WordPress community as one of the top theme providers dedicated to authentic, eclectic design and easy-to-use WordPress products.
buyer: WP Engine, Inc.
WP Engine is the WordPress Digital Experience Platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. "
target: Array Themes
Since 2009, Array has served the WordPress community as one of the top theme providers dedicated to authentic, eclectic design and easy-to-use WordPress products.
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announced 9/5/2018 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Donuts Inc.

synopsis: Donuts Inc., the global leader in high-quality, new top-level Internet domains, announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Abry Partners, a leading private equity firm. Donuts holds the world's largest portfolio of new top-level domains (TLDs).
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced media, communications, and information services focused private equity firms in North America. It specializes in late stage. The firm has completed over $77 billion of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, growth financing and recapitalization. "
target: Donuts Inc.
Donuts simplifies and connects a fragmented online world with domain names and related technologies that allow people and businesses to build, market and own their digital identities.
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closed 2/28/2018 via PR Web

Wellspring Search, LLC, acquired CoolHomepages.com

synopsis: Wellspring Search, LLC has acquired CoolHomepages.com, the California-based design portal that has launched and made thousands of design careers in the digital industry. CoolHomepages.com features a collection of web templates for sale, and a designer portfolio section that helps customers find a web designer that matches their needs.
buyer: Wellspring Search, LLC
Based in Gettysburg, PA and Frederick, MD, Wellspring Search delivers world-class digital marketing services with a focus on SEO, SEM, marketing automation, and content marketing. Wellspring Search delivers business leads, value, and competitive advantage for their clients. "
target: CoolHomepages.com
Founded in 1997, CoolHomepages.com is one of the oldest web design websites in the United States. CoolHomepages.com features a collection of web templates for sale, and a designer portfolio section that helps customers find a web designer whose portfolio and budget matches their needs.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Epik Holdings Inc., acquired Undeveloped B.V.

synopsis: Undeveloped, a startup that lets users easily buy and sell domain names, has been acquired by US registrar Epik (who calls itself ‘The Swiss Bank of Domains’). Undeveloped allows users to shop 21 million domains directly from sellers in 100+ countries, and finally go beyond already taken domain names.
buyer: Epik Holdings Inc.
Epik is the premier provider of integrated domain name lifecycle management solutions. With Epik, customers can easily and cost-efectively manage the entire life cycle of their domain portfolios, from acquisition and registration. "
target: Undeveloped B.V.
Undeveloped is a startup that lets users easily buy and sell domain names. Undeveloped is the world's leading marketplace for digital brands. Shop 21 million domains directly from sellers in 100+ countries, and finally go beyond already taken domain names!
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closed 12/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, acquired Instra Corporation

synopsis: Publicly traded domain name registrar and registry CentralNic has agreed to acquire domain name registrar Instra Group. Instra has a 15 year history of leadership in the domain industry, selling and promoting gTLD and ccTLD domain names and servicing customers in more than 200 countries worldwide.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$170.75)
CentralNic plc, (AIM: CNIC) is the Registry Service Provider powering the sale of domain names through online retailers globally. One of the world's pioneering registry service providers, CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. "
target: Instra Corporation
Instra has a 15 year history of leadership in the domain industry, selling and promoting gTLD and ccTLD domain names and servicing customers in more than 200 countries worldwide.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
13.8x
closed 5/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Flippa.com Pty Ltd, acquired Domain Holdings Group, Inc.

synopsis: Flippa announced that it has acquired Domain Holdings Group, the award-winning premium domain brokerage company based in Florida, USA. Flippa is the web's #1 marketplace for buying and selling websites, domains and apps.
buyer: Flippa.com Pty Ltd
Flippa is the world’s largest marketplace for buying and selling established websites. Flippa also hosts the sale of domain names through it’s platform. Over $88 million in websites and domains have changed hands since its creation. "
target: Domain Holdings Group, Inc.
Domain Holdings Group, Inc. (DH) is an industry leading domain name brokerage firm specializing in the representation and acquisition of premium domain names.
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closed 9/4/2014 via PR Newswire

Westcon Group, Inc., acquired Verecloud, Inc.

synopsis: Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading technology solutions, announced the acquisition of the assets of Verecloud, Inc., the developer of an advanced channel distribution platform for cloud and services solutions. Verecloud will be incorporated in Westcon Group's Cloud Solutions Practice.
buyer parent: Datatec Limited
buyer: Westcon Group, Inc.
Westcon Group, Inc. is a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Westcon Group's teams are located in 70+ countries around the globe. "
target: Verecloud, Inc.
Verecloud's® mission is to provide mid-market businesses and technology resellers with a single place to discover, buy, monitor and manage their cloud services. Their Nimbus platform features a marketplace of best-of-breed cloud services integrated into a single experience.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 9/23/2013 via PR Web

TechStars, acquired NameLayer

synopsis: TechStars, a provider of seed funding from over 75 top venture capital firms and angel investors who are vested in the success of startups, has announced that they have acquired NameLayer, a popular inventory of brandable domain names curated for the tech market.
buyer: TechStars
Techstars provides seed funding from over 75 top venture capital firms and angel investors who are vested in the success of startups, as well as intense mentorship from hundreds of the best entrepreneurs in the world. "
target: NameLayer
NameLayer is the commercialization of domain name aftermarket algorithms designed to find the needles in the domain market haystack. Their technology allows them to rapidly build out an inventory of very high quality domain names curated for tech startup brandability.
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closed 9/19/2013 via BusinessWire

GoDaddy.com, acquired Afternic, Inc

synopsis: GoDaddy, the world’s leading domain name provider, has acquired Afternic, one of the industry’s leading domain name aftermarket companies. The move creates an unprecedented level of domain name aftermarket inventory from one source, enabling buyers to purchase registered domain names offered for sale quickly and easily.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$3,139.30)
Go Daddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web hosting provider and new SSL provider, focused on helping small businesses grow larger. Go Daddy provides dozens of cloud-based services and is the largest worldwide mass-market hosting provider by annual revenue. "
target parent: NameMedia, Inc.
target: Afternic, Inc
Afternic’s Domain Name Marketplace has over 1.8 million premium domains available for purchase supported by complementary products such as a domain name appraisal service, a domain purchase assistance team; secure domain name escrow services, and a platform for generating advertising revenue.
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announced 7/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

SaaSMAX Corp, will acquire SaaSMAX Corp

synopsis: Dina M. Moskowitz, sole director of SaaSMAX, agreed to acquire SaaSMAX Corp., the ultimate app marketplace, solution provider network and channel management program. SaaSMAX is a cloud-based B2B platform that automates and manages reseller transactions and commissions between Business Cloud App Vendors and Solution Providers/Value-added resellers.
buyer: SaaSMAX Corp
SaaSMAX Corp. is the ultimate app marketplace, solution provider network and channel management program. SaaSMAX is a cloud-based B2B platform that automates and manages reseller transactions and commissions between Business Cloud App Vendors and Solution Providers/Value-added resellers. "
target: SaaSMAX Corp
SaaSMAX Corp. is the ultimate app marketplace, solution provider network and channel management program. SaaSMAX is a cloud-based B2B platform that automates and manages reseller transactions and commissions between Business Cloud App Vendors and Solution Providers/Value-added resellers.
price ($mm)
$0.04
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closed 3/14/2012 via Company Press Release

Fotolia, acquired Wilogo SARL

synopsis: Fotolia, the first worldwide social marketplace for royalty free stock images, announced the acquisition of Wilogo.com, a leading crowdsourcing design community.
buyer: Fotolia
Fotolia is the first worldwide social marketplace for royalty free stock images, allowing individuals and professionals to legally buy and share stock images and illustrations. "
target: Wilogo SARL
Wilogo connects graphic designers with companies to produce amazing design. Their goal is to help companies rapidly source a variety of high quality design concepts and materials.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2006 via BusinessWire

NameMedia, Inc., acquired Afternic, Inc

synopsis: NameMedia, the industry leader in Direct Search and Premium Domain Name Sales, has acquired Afternic, Inc., the industry’s pioneer marketplace for the resale of domain names. Afternic will join with BuyDomains, NameMedia’s existing domain name marketplace, in creating the leading platform for the domain aftermarket
buyer parent: Highland Capital Holdings Corporation
buyer: NameMedia, Inc.
NameMedia is the industry leader in Direct Search and the marketplace for premium domain names. The company leverages the power of Direct Search through a proprietary publishing platform that creates revenue-generating search destinations. "
target: Afternic, Inc
Afternic’s Domain Name Marketplace has over 1.8 million premium domains available for purchase supported by complementary products such as a domain name appraisal service, a domain purchase assistance team; secure domain name escrow services, and a platform for generating advertising revenue.
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closed 3/11/2014 via PR Web

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired SaaS Markets

synopsis: SaaS Markets, the enterprise cloud marketplace provider, announces it has been acquired by Sysnet Global Solutions, a market leader in payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant retention solutions for acquiring organizations.
buyer: Sysnet Global Solutions
Sysnet Global Solutions provides payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant intelligence solutions. Sysnet offers a range of services, including its proprietary web based compliance management and merchant intelligence solution SysnetAIRTM. "
target: SaaS Markets
SaaS Markets–the enterprise app store company–builds branded app stores for the employee populations of large companies and their external business customers. Leading financial companies, retail brands, telecom.
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