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closed 1/19/2017 via BusinessWire

RhythmOne plc, acquired Perk Inc

synopsis: Perk Inc., a mobile rewards platform, has been acquired by RhythmOne PLC, a tech-enabled digital media firm that connects online audiences with brands through premium content. Perk’s audience will attract new and repeat demand partners to RhythmOne’s platform, driving higher fill rates.
buyer: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
Founded in 2004, RhythmOne is a technology-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. It works with advertisers, publishers and content providers to offer fully integrated, cross-screen advertising solutions. "
target: Perk Inc (TSX:PER:$70.48)
Perk, a leading mobile rewards platform, brings together the interests of consumers, advertisers, and publishers by offering users rewards such as Perk Points which is a digital reward system. Perk Points can be redeemed for gift cards, cash, or loaded on to a re-loadable branded debit card.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
22.4x
closed 12/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lightspeed POS, acquired ReUp

synopsis: Cloud-based point of sale system Lightspeed has announced the acquisition of Toronto-based ReUp, a digital platform that allows business owners to build a branded loyalty program. ReUp has been rebranded to Lightspeed Loyalty.
buyer: Lightspeed POS (TSX:LSPD:$93.47)
LightSpeed provides desktop and mobile point of sale, inventory management, retail reporting, and integrated eCommerce solutions for restaurants and retailers. It offers OnSite, a solution for the realities for managing inventory, keeping track of customers, and understanding store’s sales results "
target: ReUp
ReUp is a digital platform that allows business owners to build a branded loyalty program for iOS and Android devices. The platform’s key features include the ability to setup a customer rewards program in an app, create automated mobile & email campaigns, & view customer insights all in one place.
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closed 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Aclate Inc., acquired SMS Masterminds

synopsis: Aclate, a company that acquires mission-critical software businesses, has acquired SMS Masterminds from Relentless Management Group, a technology focused management firm. SMS Masterminds is a mobile and loyalty marketing technology company. They offer automated marketing tools that help businesses create stronger relationships with their customers.
buyer: Aclate Inc.
Aclate acquires companies that offer proven, and often mission-critical, software solutions. Taking advantage of shared support services to handle day-to-day operations, brands under the Aclate portfolio are freed up to focus on the customer side of the business. "
target parent: Relentless Management Group
target: SMS Masterminds (OTCPK:SSPC:$5.58)
SMS Masterminds is a full-service mobile and loyalty marketing technology company. SMS Masterminds offers automated marketing tools that combine the core functions of SMS/text messaging, mobile web, and email to help businesses create stronger relationships with their customers.
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closed 9/21/2015 via BusinessWire

Perk.com, acquired AppRedeem

synopsis: Perk.com, a leading cloud-based mobile rewards platform provider, announced it has completed the acquisition of AppRedeem, an innovator in rewarded video for mobile devices with its longstanding mobile rewards platform, pursuant to an all stock transaction. AppRedeem is an advertising platform for mobile app discovery, branding and monetization.
buyer: Perk.com (TSX:PER:$70.48)
Perk provides a rewards platform targeting consumers primarily by rewards for people's every day mobile and internet activities. Perk offers Perk Points, a digital reward, which can be redeemed for gift cards and cash. "
target: AppRedeem
AppRedeem was founded in 2010 by App Developers who designed a great new advertising platform for mobile app discovery, branding and monetization. AppRedeem members receive points for trying Mobile Apps and then redeem points by giving feedback to the App Developer.
price ($mm)
$2.51
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/31/2013 via Market Wire

MingleSuite, will acquire MyMobiPoints

synopsis: Myriad Interactive Media, Inc., a global interactive media & development company, announced the completion of its acquisition of a social media points application, MyMobiPoints, Brazo's innovative iPhone application, is expected to enhance Myriad's MingleSuite social media technology with a slate of features for mobile device users.
buyer parent: Myriad Interactive Media, Inc.
buyer: MingleSuite
MingleSuite is a tool that connects all the major social media networks to a social community within a website - providing clients one convenient place to stay informed with their social messaging. "
target: MyMobiPoints
MyMobiPoints includes a customizable mobile store, mobile website and other unique features that are completely controlled by an innovative back-end dashboard. Clients are able to configure everything from products, services, point value, e-commerce pricing, and more.
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announced 5/29/2013 via PR Newswire

Hybrid Paytech, will acquire Mobi724 Solutions Inc

synopsis: Hybrid Paytech, a mobile payment solution and a subsidiary of Freeport Capital Inc, announced that it has entered into a LOI to acquire 51% ownership of Mobi724 Inc, a mobile couponing solution deploying in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
buyer: Hybrid Paytech
Hybrid Paytech is a technology leader in the mobile payment space for EMV, Credit and Pin Debit acceptance offering an Enterprise Ready Platform enabling Processors & Acquirers with quick merchant adoption solutions. "
target: Mobi724 Solutions Inc (OTCPK:FPOT:$1.91)
Mobi724's pay per performance model enables retailers, manufacturers of consumer-packaged goods, loyalty providers, mobile operators and payment card issuers to create, manage and deliver incentives to their customers base on any mobile device worldwide.
price ($mm)
$1.36*
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closed 12/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

CustVox AG, acquired Alliera AG

synopsis: The ProVox Group, the parent organization CEM specialists CustVox, has acquired Alliera. Alliera is a Swiss based provider of innovative Customer Feedback Management (CFM) solutions. Key products include the Communication Gateway that enables the easy integration of voice and SMS messaging into existing web based or mobile applications.
buyer: CustVox AG
CustVox®, a powerhouse of customer intelligence, has been the driving force behind the adoption of Customer Experience Management (CEM) by many international corporations, delivering actionable business insights that add significant value to their business. "
target: Alliera AG
Alliera AG provides customer feedback management solutions that enables the integration of voice and short messaging services (SMS) into existing web based or mobile applications.
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closed 12/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Plum District, acquired Chatterfly, Inc.

synopsis: Plum District, the leading local commerce platform for moms, by moms, has acquired Chatterfly, the leading mobile platform in digital loyalty and neighborhood rewards. These new technologies and tools will empower Plum District mom consultants to provide solutions for local merchants to reward and retain high-value customers.
buyer: Plum District
Plum District is the leading local commerce destination - for moms, by moms. Plum District is a community of moms sharing offers from local and national merchants for other moms to enjoy. Plum District puts Mom first by connecting her with products and inspirations that make her life easier. "
target: Chatterfly, Inc.
Chatterfly is the leading mobile platform in digital loyalty and neighborhood rewards. Consumer users are rewarded for supporting their local shops and local businesses can increase overall business by joining a neighborhood rewards program.
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announced 2/5/2020 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, will acquire Bridge2 Solutions

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced that it has agreed to acquire Bridge2 Solutions, a leading provider of loyalty solutions for merchants and consumers.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE:$5,588.00)
ICE serves customers by operating the exchanges, clearing houses and information services they rely upon to invest, trade and manage risk across global financial and commodity markets. A leader in market data, ICE Data Services serves the information and connectivity needs across all asset classes. "
target: Bridge2 Solutions
Bridge2 Solutions is a leading provider of loyalty solutions for merchants and consumers. It powers programs for seven of the top ten financial institutions and 4,500 loyalty, incentive and employee perk programs for companies across a wide spectrum of industries.
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announced 10/22/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire SessionM

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire SessionM, a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,225.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: SessionM
SessionM is a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally. SessionM is headquartered in Boston with offices around the globe.
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closed 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Linx S.A., acquired Unico Sistemas e Consultoria Ltda.

synopsis: Linx, a software management company, acquired Único Sistemas e Consultoria. Based in Brazil, Único Sistemas specializes in the development of multi-channel, cloud-based loyalty and promotion management tools.
buyer: Linx S.A. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$157.02)
Linx is a company in Brazil that offers ERP and POS management software to the retail sector. The company offers specific solutions for a variety of businesses, these include gas stations, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, electronics, home decor, and more. "
target parent: Brasil/CT
target: Unico Sistemas e Consultoria Ltda.
Brazilian Único Sistemas specializes in the development of multi-channel, cloud-based loyalty and promotion management tools. Único offers technological solutions and consulting to design, implement and maintain loyalty programs integrated to the point of sale in addition to promotional campaigns.
price ($mm)
$4.84
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closed 1/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired HelloWorld

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Detroit, Michigan-based HelloWorld, a digital marketing solutions provider focused on promotion and loyalty solutions. The business will be rebranded “HelloWorld, a Merkle Company.” Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: HelloWorld
HelloWorld is a digital marketing solutions company working with the world’s leading brands. The powerful combination of native platform technology and marketing strategy allows marketers to accelerate growth and deepen customer impact.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/26/2017 via PR Newswire

OnLoyalty will be merged with Fusion Retail Management System,

synopsis: Fusion RMS, a provider of a fully integrated retail platform, and OnLoyalty have entered into a definitive agreement to merge their respective firms into one newly formed corporation called Evlocity Systems, Inc. OnLoyalty offers the most comprehensive customer marketing, loyalty and rewards system for businesses or organizations.
buyer: Fusion Retail Management System
Fusion Retail Management System or Fusion RMS is the only infinitely scalable, fully integrated retail platform i.e. Point of Sale, Inventory/Warehouse Management, eCommerce and Accounting, which can be deployed in the cloud or locally using either a SAAS or perpetual license model. "
target: OnLoyalty
OnLoyalty offers the most comprehensive customer marketing, loyalty and rewards system for businesses or organizations. Their product, CARE, is the first system that enables businesses to directly control how businesses interact and engage with customers using mobile and social media.
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closed 6/27/2016 via Market Wire

CallidusCloud, acquired Badgeville

synopsis: Callidus Software Inc. , a global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions, announced that it has acquired certain assets of Badgeville, the leading technology provider in enterprise gamification and digital motivation.
buyer: CallidusCloud (CALD:$239.66)
Callidus Software Inc., doing business as CallidusCloud, is a leading provider of cloud software. CallidusCloud enables organizations to drive performance and productivity across their business with our hiring, learning, marketing and selling clouds. "
target: Badgeville
Badgeville, The Behavior Platform, is the leading provider of gamification and social engagement solutions for world-class businesses, enabling companies in virtually every industry to influence and measure user behavior.
price ($mm)
$7.50
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closed 5/21/2015 via PR Web

Factor4, LLC, acquired SparkBase

synopsis: Factor4, LLC, the provider of premier gift card and loyalty solutions, has acquired the book of business containing over 11,000 gift and loyalty customers from SparkBase, Inc., a leading gift card and loyalty software platform. The acquisition includes a license for SparkBase's proprietary gift card and loyalty program software program.
buyer: Factor4, LLC
Factor4, LLC was formed by four payment services experts to provide the premier gift card and loyalty solution. The founders’ strength comes from their combined industry expertise and extensive network. Factor4’s strength is from its best in class proprietary platform, technology and team. "
target: SparkBase
SparkBase, Inc. is a leading gift card and loyalty software platform. SparkBase connects businesses to their customers in real time by capturing shopper behavior at consumer touch points and enabling businesses to reward their customers for shopping, visiting and engaging with their brand.
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announced 1/5/2015 via Market Wire

Snipp Interactive Inc., will purchase Swiss Post Solutions Ireland Limited from Swiss Post Solutions

synopsis: Snipp Interactive Inc. announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire Swiss Post Solutions Ireland Limited from Swiss Post Solutions. Their Catalyst Customer Loyalty Management platform is a multi-currency, multi-lingual, cloud-based platform which offers real-time benefits and rewards management.
buyer: Snipp Interactive Inc. (TSXV:SPN:$13.44)
Snipp Interactive Inc. builds cross-device shopper marketing solutions for brands to engage and interact with their customers. They provide a full spectrum of services including campaign conceptualization, rules and legal, design, execution, rewards provisioning and fulfillment. "
seller parent: Swiss Post
seller: Swiss Post Solutions
Swiss Post Solutions Ireland Limited is the Customer Loyalty Management business unit of Swiss Post Solutions. Their Catalyst CLM platform is a multi-currency, multi-lingual, cloud-based platform which offers real-time benefits and rewards management.
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closed 3/4/2014 via PR Web

Mozido, acquired StickyStreet Inc.

synopsis: Mozido, a global leader in white-label, cloud-based mobile payment services, announced that it acquired StickyStreet, a leading platform for creating, distributing and managing customer loyalty solutions for leading brands such as Toys-R-Us, Harley Davidson and Best Western.
buyer: Mozido
Mozido is the leading global provider of multichannel (mobile, web, IVR, POS) transaction services, including payments, retail purchases and money transfers. Their clients range from mobile network operators, to retailers, to banks and to media and entertainment companies. "
target: StickyStreet Inc.
StickyStreet is the world’s leading platform to create, distribute and manage customer loyalty solutions of any size, across any platform. Their API-driven Loyalty Engine allows agencies around the world to provide clients with closed loop, stored value, coalition and two-tier programs.
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closed 7/23/2013 via Company Press Release

Aimia Inc., acquired Smart Button

synopsis: Aimia announced that it has purchased Smart Button, an innovative loyalty technology provider for national retailers and other organizations. Smart Button offers clients a turnkey loyalty solution that enables users to build deep relationships with their customers that are easy to integrate into a company’s systems.
buyer: Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM:$96.49)
Aimia Inc., a global leader in loyalty management, owns Aeroplan, Canada’s premier coalition loyalty program, Carlson Marketing, an international loyalty marketing services, engagement and events provider, as well as Nectar, the United Kingdom’s leading coalition loyalty program. "
target: Smart Button
Smart Button is a leading developer of loyalty marketing solutions that provides its clients with tools required to develop a world-class loyalty program. It is a web-based loyalty marketing and management platform for customer engagement, retention and rewards.
price ($mm)
$9.20
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closed 8/21/2012 via Market Wire

Catterton Partners, acquired ePrize, LLC

synopsis: ePrize LLC, the leader in digital engagement specializing in mobile, social and web campaigns, announced that it was acquired by Catterton Partners, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm. This investment will be used to accelerate ePrize's overall growth and expansion, particularly in the multi-channel engagement and CRM arenas.
buyer: Catterton Partners
With more than $2.5 billion currently under management and a twenty-three year track record of success in building high growth companies, Catterton Partners is the leading consumer-focused private equity firm. "
target: ePrize, LLC
ePrize is the global leader in digital engagement. The company incentivizes consumer behavior across mobile, social and web for the world's largest brands. Last year, more than half of the Fortune 100 and many world-class agencies relied on ePrize's creative, technology and legal services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$54
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 9/26/2007 via BusinessWire

Satmetrix, acquired Informative, Inc.

synopsis: Satmetrix, the leading global provider of applications and consulting services to measurably improve customer loyalty, today announced the acquisition of Informative, Inc., the industry’s leading provider of interactive online solutions for engaging customers in an ongoing dialog to identify priorities and drive loyalty.
buyer: Satmetrix
Satmetrix is the leading global provider of on-demand software applications and consulting services to measurably improve customer loyalty. The company’s solutions support enterprise-level deployments to gather trustworthy data on customer experience. "
target: Informative, Inc.
Informative provides interactive market solutions that engage customers and identify their top priorities. Patented Adaptive Conversation platform enables our clients to continue to innovate and create a superior brand experience using fresh insights and priorities gleaned from their customers.
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closed 1/19/2017 via BusinessWire

RhythmOne plc, acquired Perk Inc

synopsis: Perk Inc., a mobile rewards platform, has been acquired by RhythmOne PLC, a tech-enabled digital media firm that connects online audiences with brands through premium content. Perk’s audience will attract new and repeat demand partners to RhythmOne’s platform, driving higher fill rates.
buyer: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
Founded in 2004, RhythmOne is a technology-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. It works with advertisers, publishers and content providers to offer fully integrated, cross-screen advertising solutions. "
target: Perk Inc (TSX:PER:$70.48)
Perk, a leading mobile rewards platform, brings together the interests of consumers, advertisers, and publishers by offering users rewards such as Perk Points which is a digital reward system. Perk Points can be redeemed for gift cards, cash, or loaded on to a re-loadable branded debit card.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
22.4x
announced 9/15/2016 via

Corona Labs Inc., will acquire Corona Labs Inc.

synopsis: Perk Inc, the Rewarded Engagement Platform that connects brands with consumers, announced it has completed the sale of Corona Labs Inc to Roj Niyogi, Chief Executive Officer of Corona. Corona is the leader in 2D game and app development and is reinventing how the world builds apps and games for mobile, connected TV, and desktop platforms.
buyer: Corona Labs Inc.
Corona Labs is an industry leading mobile software company. Corona Labs’ marquee product, is the award-winning Corona SDK which allows developers to create cross-platform applications, games and eBooks for iOS™, Android™, Kindle Fire®, and NOOK™. "
target parent: Perk.com
target: Corona Labs Inc.
Corona Labs is an industry leading mobile software company. Corona Labs’ marquee product, is the award-winning Corona SDK which allows developers to create cross-platform applications, games and eBooks for iOS™, Android™, Kindle Fire®, and NOOK™.
price ($mm)
$3.71
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closed 2/8/2016 via BusinessWire

Perk.com, acquired Viggle Inc.

synopsis: Perk.com Inc., a leading cloud-based mobile rewards platform provider, announced it has completed an asset purchase of Viggle Inc. Viggle App is an advertising platform that works on mobile phones and tablets allowing users to earn rewards by watching TV and listening to music.
buyer: Perk.com (TSX:PER:$70.48)
Perk, a leading mobile rewards platform, brings together the interests of consumers, advertisers, and publishers by offering users rewards such as Perk Points which is a digital reward system. Perk Points can be redeemed for gift cards, cash, or loaded on to a re-loadable branded debit card. "
target: Viggle Inc. (VGGL:$24.10)
Viggle is an entertainment marketing and rewards platform as well as a fantasy sports provider that rewards its members for watching TV shows, discovering new music and playing interactive games.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4.83 [$11.18]
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closed 12/4/2015 via BusinessWire

Perk.com, acquired Corona Labs Inc.

synopsis: Perk.com Inc., a leading cloud-based mobile rewards platform provider, announces it has closed the acquisition of Corona Labs Inc., an established platform for mobile app development. Corona Labs is an industry leading mobile software company and their marquee product, Corona SDK, allows developers to create cross-platform applications.
buyer: Perk.com (TSX:PER:$70.48)
Perk, a leading mobile rewards platform, brings together the interests of consumers, advertisers, and publishers by offering users rewards such as Perk Points which is a digital reward system. Perk Points can be redeemed for gift cards, cash, or loaded on to a re-loadable branded debit card. "
target parent: Fuse Powered Inc.
target: Corona Labs Inc.
Corona Labs is an industry leading mobile software company. Corona Labs’ marquee product, is the award-winning Corona SDK which allows developers to create cross-platform applications, games and eBooks for iOS™, Android™, Kindle Fire®, and NOOK™.
price ($mm)
$1.50
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closed 11/25/2015 via BusinessWire

Perk.com, acquired SuperRewards

synopsis: Perk.com Inc., a leading cloud-based mobile rewards platform provider, announced it has completed the acquisition of Playerize Network Inc. (d.b.a. SuperRewards), an innovator in alternative payments and virtual rewards with its worldwide direct payments and performance advertising platform that provides developers with monetization advantages.
buyer: Perk.com (TSX:PER:$70.48)
Perk, a leading mobile rewards platform, brings together the interests of consumers, advertisers, and publishers by offering users rewards such as Perk Points which is a digital reward system. Perk Points can be redeemed for gift cards, cash, or loaded on to a re-loadable branded debit card. "
target: SuperRewards
Playerize (d.b.a. SuperRewards) got its start monetizing games on Facebook, and has since evolved to include other desktop and mobile products such as Offer Wall, which delivers highly-targeted advertising offers and scores of locally-relevant direct payment methods to millions of online users.
price ($mm)
$1.63
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
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closed 9/21/2015 via BusinessWire

Perk.com, acquired AppRedeem

synopsis: Perk.com, a leading cloud-based mobile rewards platform provider, announced it has completed the acquisition of AppRedeem, an innovator in rewarded video for mobile devices with its longstanding mobile rewards platform, pursuant to an all stock transaction. AppRedeem is an advertising platform for mobile app discovery, branding and monetization.
buyer: Perk.com (TSX:PER:$70.48)
Perk provides a rewards platform targeting consumers primarily by rewards for people's every day mobile and internet activities. Perk offers Perk Points, a digital reward, which can be redeemed for gift cards and cash. "
target: AppRedeem
AppRedeem was founded in 2010 by App Developers who designed a great new advertising platform for mobile app discovery, branding and monetization. AppRedeem members receive points for trying Mobile Apps and then redeem points by giving feedback to the App Developer.
price ($mm)
$2.51
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.7x
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announced 2/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Taptica, will acquire RhythmOne plc

synopsis: Taptica, a global leader in advertising technologies, announced the acquisition of RhythmOne, a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices.
buyer: Taptica (AIM:TAP:$289.31)
Taptica is a publicly traded, global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today. "
target: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources.
price ($mm)[EV]
$175 [$162]
rev ($mm)
$316
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
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0.5x
EV / EBITDA
10.7x
announced 9/5/2017 via BusinessWire

RhythmOne plc, will acquire YuMe

synopsis: RhythmOne plc, a technology-enabled digital media company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire YuMe, Inc., a leading provider of global audience technologies, curating relationships between brand advertisers and consumers of premium video content across a growing range of connected devices.
buyer: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources. "
target: YuMe (NYSE:YUME:$159.78)
YuMe, Inc. is a leading provider of global audience technologies, curating relationships between brand advertisers and consumers of premium video content across a growing range of connected devices.
price ($mm)[EV]
$183 [$111]
rev ($mm)
$160
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
closed 6/28/2017 via Market Wire

RhythmOne plc, acquired RadiumOne, Inc.

synopsis: RhythmOne plc, a digital advertising technology company that connects audiences with brands through content across devices, announces that it has acquired certain assets of RadiumOne, Inc., a leading data driven marketing platform.
buyer: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources. "
target: RadiumOne, Inc.
RadiumOne is a data driven marketing platform that analyzes consumer signals in real time to determine consumer intent from a broad range of digital touch points, which includes a brand's paid (advertising), earned (influencers), shared (social) and owned (websites and apps) media channels.
price ($mm)[EV]
$26 [$30]
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announced 3/31/2017 via Company Press Release

WPromote Inc., will acquire Prime Visibility Media

synopsis: Wpromote, LLC, an independent digital marketing agency, is to acquire Prime Visibility from RhythmOne. Prime Visibility is a leading full-service digital marketing firm that partners with premier brands to improve the performance of their online marketing programs and maximize their web presence.
buyer: WPromote Inc.
Founded in 2001, Wpromote is an award-winning online marketing firm headquartered in El Segundo, California with 250 employees and five locations nationwide. Wpromote has helped hundreds of clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies grow their businesses online with end-to-end digital solutions."
target parent: RhythmOne plc
target: Prime Visibility Media
Prime Visibility is a leading full-service digital marketing firm that partners with premier brands to improve the performance of their online marketing programs and maximize their web presence.
price ($mm)
$3.50
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
2.7x
closed 1/19/2017 via BusinessWire

RhythmOne plc, acquired Perk Inc

synopsis: Perk Inc., a mobile rewards platform, has been acquired by RhythmOne PLC, a tech-enabled digital media firm that connects online audiences with brands through premium content. Perk’s audience will attract new and repeat demand partners to RhythmOne’s platform, driving higher fill rates.
buyer: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
Founded in 2004, RhythmOne is a technology-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. It works with advertisers, publishers and content providers to offer fully integrated, cross-screen advertising solutions. "
target: Perk Inc (TSX:PER:$70.48)
Perk, a leading mobile rewards platform, brings together the interests of consumers, advertisers, and publishers by offering users rewards such as Perk Points which is a digital reward system. Perk Points can be redeemed for gift cards, cash, or loaded on to a re-loadable branded debit card.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
22.4x
closed 4/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Blinkx Plc, acquired All Media Network, LLC

synopsis: Internet media company Blinkx PLC said it has completed a deal to acquire All Media Network LLC. All Media Network connects today's digital audience with the best discovery services for music, movies, and TV. The acquisition of All Media gives Blinkx access to a number of website properties, including Sidereel.com, Allmusic.com and Allmovie.com.
buyer: Blinkx Plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
blinkx is an Internet media company that connects consumers and brands through content online. Their patented COncept Recognition Engine technology leverages speech recognition, text and image analysis to understand the meaning and context of video content to generate improved search relevancy. "
target: All Media Network, LLC
All Media Network connects today's digital audience with the best discovery services for music, movies, and TV. With 118 million monthly page views across five web sites, All Media Network provides the most comprehensive and pervasive consumer entertainment products available anywhere.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 12/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Blinkx Plc, will acquire AdKarma

synopsis: Blinkx plc, the Internet Media platform that connects audiences with brands through professionally generated content, announces that it will acquire AdKarma, LLC, a leading video supply side platform. AdKarma has strong relationships with supply partners, including integrations with many leading ad networks and exchanges with over 300 publishers.
buyer: Blinkx Plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
blinkx is an Internet media company that connects consumers and brands through content online. Their patented COncept Recognition Engine technology leverages speech recognition, text and image analysis to understand the meaning and context of video content to generate improved search relevancy. "
target: AdKarma
AdKarma has committed itself to providing publishers with a comprehensive and profitable solution for their non-guaranteed ad network inventory. With advanced optimization technology and a tireless staff, AdKarma has become one of the industry’s leaders in ad network inventory solutions.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Blinkx Plc, acquired LYFE Mobile

synopsis: blinkx plc, the Internet media platform that connects consumers with brands through professionally generated content, announced that it has acquired LYFE Mobile, an innovative mobile Demand Side Platform and Data Management Platform, in an all cash transaction.
buyer: Blinkx Plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
blinkx is an Internet media company that connects consumers and brands through content online. Their patented COncept Recognition Engine technology leverages speech recognition, text and image analysis to understand the meaning and context of video content to generate improved search relevancy. "
target: LYFE Mobile
The LYFE Mobile platform combines advanced GPS and audience targeting features with a full suite of intuitive campaign management tools that make it easy for brands to serve high impact campaigns to the most relevant audiences.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2013 via PR Newswire

Blinkx Plc, acquired Rhythm NewMedia, Inc.

synopsis: blinkx, the Internet Media platform that connects audiences with brands through professionally generated content, has closed its previously announced acquisition of Rhythm NewMedia Inc, a leading ultra-premium mobile video technology and advertising platform in the US.
buyer: Blinkx Plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
Blinkx plc is the world's largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. "
target: Rhythm NewMedia, Inc.
Rhythm connects brand advertisers with highly engaged mobile audiences by selling and serving video, rich media and other immersive advertising formats. Rhythm's technology enables advertising that has broad reach, sharp targeting and precise frequency management.
price ($mm)
$65
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/5/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Blinkx Plc, will acquire Grab Media

synopsis: Blinkx, the Internet Media platform powered by CORE, the world’s most advanced video engine, that connects consumers with advertisers through professionally generated content online, entered into an all cash transaction with Grab Media, a leading online video content syndication and advertising platform.
buyer: Blinkx Plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
Blinkx plc is the world's largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, Blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Grab Media
Grab Media is a leading premium video distribution company. It connects premium video content from a wide collection of professional sources and brand-name advertisers to ideal viewers. Marketers rely on Grab Media to position their message in front of large-scale, engaged audiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/9/2011 via

Blinkx Plc, will acquire Prime Visibility Media Group, Corp.

synopsis: Blinkx plc and Prime Visibility Media Group, Inc. ("PVMG"), a leading online performance advertising network and digital marketing agency have announced that they have entered into a definitive stock purchase agreement pursuant to which Blinkx has acquired the entire issued and to be issued shares of common stock and preferred stock of PVMG.
buyer: Blinkx Plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
Blinkx plc is the world's largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 26 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. "
target: Prime Visibility Media Group, Corp.
Prime Visibility Media Group, is a digital marketing company with three operating units: Prime Visibility, an award winning search marketing agency; AdOn Network, a long tail performance, cost-per-click advertising network; and Predic.tv, an early stage rich media advertising company.
price ($mm)
$36
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vetrya Group, acquired Viralize Srl

synopsis: Vetrya, an Italian company which operates in the development of digital services , applications and broadband solutions , announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Viralize, a Florentine company that operates in digital video advertising . 
buyer: Vetrya Group (BIT:VTY:$67.66)
Vetrya Group is an Italian company that develops digital services, applications, and broadband solutions. Vetrya understand innovations and makes it functional for customers, by introducing innovation throughout the value chain, with a wide range of cloud computing platforms. "
target: Viralize Srl
Headquartered in Italy, Viralize's powerful, proprietary platform allows publishers to deliver and monetize premium video, gives creators the global arena to distribute souped-up content, and connects advertisers to qualified, engaged audiences.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.1x
announced 2/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Taptica, will acquire RhythmOne plc

synopsis: Taptica, a global leader in advertising technologies, announced the acquisition of RhythmOne, a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices.
buyer: Taptica (AIM:TAP:$289.31)
Taptica is a publicly traded, global end-to-end mobile advertising platform that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today. "
target: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources.
price ($mm)[EV]
$175 [$162]
rev ($mm)
$316
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
10.7x
announced 2/28/2018 via PR Newswire

AcuityAds Inc., will acquire ADman Media

synopsis: AcuityAds Holdings Inc., a technology leader that provides targeted digital media solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ADman Interactive S.L., the largest video Supply Side Platform (SSP) for Spanish-speaking markets in Europe and Latin America.
buyer: AcuityAds Inc. (TSXV:AT:$47.91)
AcuityAds is a technology company that enables marketers to connect intelligently with their most meaningful audiences through digital media. A Self-Serve programmatic marketing platform, powered by proprietary machine learning technology, is at the core of its business. "
target: ADman Media
Spanish ADman Media has developed a video Supply Side Platform (SSP) for native formats. ADman Media's video SSP solution enables the seamless distribution of advertisers' video content through high quality publishers to achieve optimum engagement with audiences and maximize publisher revenues.
price ($mm)
$2.09
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Viacom Inc., will acquire WhoSay Inc.

synopsis: Leading global media company Viacom said it has agreed to acquire influence marketing company WhoSay. WhoSay creates campaigns for marketers that feature talent ranging from A-list actors to online celebrities to pets to deliver messages over social media. The company uses data and technology to reach its target audience.
buyer: Viacom Inc. (VIAB:$12,838.00)
Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. "
target: WhoSay Inc.
WhoSay is a leading influence marketing company. WhoSay creates campaigns for marketers that feature talent ranging from A-list actors to online celebrities to pets to deliver messages over social media. The company uses data and technology to reach its target audience and measure its performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/5/2017 via BusinessWire

RhythmOne plc, will acquire YuMe

synopsis: RhythmOne plc, a technology-enabled digital media company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire YuMe, Inc., a leading provider of global audience technologies, curating relationships between brand advertisers and consumers of premium video content across a growing range of connected devices.
buyer: RhythmOne plc (AIM:RTHM:$316.02)
RhythmOne is a tech-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company offers digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources. "
target: YuMe (NYSE:YUME:$159.78)
YuMe, Inc. is a leading provider of global audience technologies, curating relationships between brand advertisers and consumers of premium video content across a growing range of connected devices.
price ($mm)[EV]
$183 [$111]
rev ($mm)
$160
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
announced 6/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Artimedia PTE Ltd., will acquire Artimedia PTE Ltd.

synopsis: Artivision Technologies Ltd. entered into a conditional agreement to sell all of the issued and paid-up shares in the capital of Artimedia Pte. Ltd. to Dr. Ofer Miller, the Chief Technology Officer and Founder of Artimedia. Artimedia is a premium video ad-network, providing one of the industry’s most advanced video advertising platforms.
buyer: Artimedia PTE Ltd.
Artimedia provides end-to-end video advertising solutions that help advertisers and publishers to achieve the greatest return on their digital video investments. They combine a premium video ad network with a set of innovative video ad formats, developed with unique video analysis technology. "
target parent: Artivision Technologies
target: Artimedia PTE Ltd.
Artimedia provides end-to-end video advertising solutions that help advertisers and publishers to achieve the greatest return on their digital video investments. They combine a premium video ad network with a set of innovative video ad formats, developed with unique video analysis technology.
price ($mm)
$3.61
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A., will purchase Smartclip Latam from smartclip AG

synopsis: Atresmedia, a company that engages in the television, radio, cinema, the Internet, and advertising businesses, will buy Smartclip Latam from Smartclip. Smartclip deploys proprietary, custom-developed technology to distribute video advertising across all platforms and devices. Smartclip Latam operates in Spain and Latin America.
buyer: Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A. (BME:A3M:$1,089.90)
Atresmedia, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the television, radio, cinema, the Internet, and advertising businesses. The company operates 57 television channels and 31 radio stations in Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and the Southeast Asia. "
seller: smartclip AG
smartclip deploys proprietary, custom-developed technology to distribute video advertising across all platforms and devices, controlled by ad servers. Smartclip Latam operates in Spain and Latin America. They have reached over 29 million users in Spain and over 164 million users in Latin America.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

TrafficAvenue, acquired Cappture

synopsis: Based in Las Vegas and Montreal, TrafficAvenue has completed its acquisition of New York-based Cappture Demand Side Provider. Cappture offers white label ad servers and customized ad experiences in the U.S., Europe and Latin America markets.
buyer: TrafficAvenue
Traffic Avenue is a real time advertising trading platform using RTB (Real Time Bidding) standards. Advertisers and publishers can buy and sell traffic in an automated manner using accurate targeting rules. "
target: Cappture
Cappture is a demand side provider (DSP) that offers white label ad servers and customized ad experiences in the U.S., Europe and Latin America markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Oi Media, acquired AdClever Solutions Private Limited

synopsis: Within a short span of getting funded and the joining of Praphul Misra as the Managing Director, Oi media has made its first strategic move by acquiring AdClever; a Pune based Software Company in the OOH (Out of Home) media space.
buyer: Oi Media
Oi Media provides OOH (out of home) Media & Experiential Marketing Services. Oi Media is based in India. "
target: AdClever Solutions Private Limited
AdClever Solutions Pvt Ltd was the first online platform for buying Outdoor Space in Pune, India. AdClever makes the buying and selling process of Outdoor Ad space easy and efficient by solving the outdated, fragmented and the expensive process of outdoor advertising through its digital platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, will acquire smartclip AG

synopsis: Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has signed an agreement to acquire a 93.75 per cent shareholding in Smartclip, with a call option to acquire the remaining shares. Smartclip bundles the online video advertising inventory of 700 publishers worldwide, and manages the integration and serving of video advertising to all internet-connected devices.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland
Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland is one of the leading media companies in Germany. Its strong brands reach an audience of approximately 90 million viewers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In addition to its free-to-air channels the company portfolio also includes four digital niche channels. "
target parent: Adconion Media Group
target: smartclip AG
smartclip is Europe's leading online video network, standarizing online video advertising content for easy publisher usage and connects relevant advertisers to premium websites. smartclip also offers individual advertising formats for different multiscreen options from smartphones to TV screens.
price ($mm)
$53*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Gravity4, acquired ad2one Australia and New Zealand

synopsis: Gravity4 has acquired ad2one Australia and ad2one New Zealand. The company is Australia and New Zealand's largest independent premium digital advertising sales house. As they move to an increasingly digital world, their mission is to generate maximum revenue for brands from all of their digital assets.
buyer: Gravity4
Gravity4 delivers a high frequency marketing cloud that dramatically boosts digital marketing ROI across web, mobile, video, and social channels. Automation, simplicity, and design are the fundamental ingredients behind all the applications and solutions in the Gravity4 Marketing Cloud. "
target: ad2one Australia and New Zealand
ad2one is Australia and New Zealand's largest independent premium digital advertising sales house. As they move to an increasingly digital world, their mission is to generate maximum revenue for brands from all of their digital assets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/18/2015 via PR Newswire

GroupM, acquired The Exchange Lab

synopsis: WPP's GroupM, the world's leading global media investment group, announces the addition of The Exchange Lab and its proprietary programmatic marketing technology, Proteus, to its portfolio by acquisition of the company. The Exchange Lab is powered by Proteus, a creative and innovative trading platform which is integrated into demand side platforms.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: GroupM
GroupM is the leading global media investment management operation serving as the parent company to WPP media agencies including Mindshare, MEC, MediaCom and Maxus, each global operations in their own right with leading market positions. "
target parent: BGF Fund
target: The Exchange Lab
The Exchange Lab is one company connected to the world's largest programmatic digital media marketplace. Their multi-platform solution unifies all of the top demand side platforms, marketing technologies and exchanges into a touch-point that drives the highest efficiency for advertisers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2015 via PR Newswire

MediaMath, Inc., acquired Spree7

synopsis: MediaMath, creator of the TerminalOne Marketing Operating System for digital marketers, announced its acquisition of Spree7, a leading digital media consulting and programmatic implementation firm. The acquisition empowers MediaMath to drive programmatic media and data management solutions in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
buyer parent: Swisscom
buyer: MediaMath, Inc.
MediaMath is a global technology company that's leading the movement to revolutionize traditional marketing and drive transformative results for marketers through its TerminalOne Marketing Operating System(TM). "
target parent: Swisscom
target: Spree7
Spree7 is a leading digital consulting and programmatic implementation firm operating in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. A specialised team of advisers and analysts, along with tracking, data and interface experts, design, program and manage campaigns with levels of granularity.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Vize Capital, acquired Bevo Media

synopsis: Bevo Media, a popular tracking platform and ad exchange in the performance marketing industry, has been acquired by Silicon Valley-based private equity firm Vize Capital. Bevo Media was one of the first third party click-tracking platforms made specifically for performance marketers.
buyer: Vize Capital
Vize Capital (VC) is a global investment firm with multi-million dollars in assets under management. VC manages assets through a variety of investment funds exclusively focusing on Internet businesses worldwide. "
target: Bevo Media
The Bevo Media Exchange is the first real time bidding exchange to buy and sell affiliate traffic. Integrated with their popular campaign tracking platform and their newly launched ad buying platform, the Bevo Media Exchange is an easier, more transparent way of buying performance marketing media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/6/2015 via BusinessWire

Tremor Video, acquired TVN

synopsis: Tremor Video, Inc., the premium video marketplace elevating brand advertising effectiveness across all screens, announced it has acquired Australian-based, TVN, a leading provider of programmatic video advertising solutions in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.
buyer: Tremor Video (TLRA:$68.06)
Tremor Video is a provider of in-stream video advertising solutions. The company leverages its decisioning engine, innovative video ad formats and publisher technology to deliver the campaign results and scale advertisers should expect from digital video. "
target: TVN
TVN believes in creating success for publishers by connecting buyers and sellers through technology. TVN has partnered with some of the largest broadcasters in Asia Pacific, and by working closely with the sell-side TVN can put together a good “go to market’ strategy that stimulates maximum demand.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Modern Times Group MTG AB, acquired Zoomin.TV

synopsis: Modern Times Group, an international entertainment group, has acquired 51% of Zoomin.TV, the online video entertainment network, content production and advertising sales house. Zoomin is the 5th largest multi-channel network (MCN) in the world, attracting more than 2 billion monthly video views and 100 million subscribers worldwide on YouTube.
buyer: Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG B:$2,134.41)
MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB) is an international entertainment group. Their operations span six continents and include TV channels and platforms, online services, content production businesses and radio stations. "
target: Zoomin.TV
Zoomin.TV is Europe's No. 1 online news video producer and online and mobile video advertising network operator, currently active in 26 markets worldwide and expanding.
price ($mm)
$98*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2015 via PR Newswire

comScore, Inc., acquired Proximic

synopsis: comScore, Inc. announced that it has acquired Proximic, a Menlo Park, CA-based analytics company that offers solutions focused on bringing transparency to digital advertising for both buyers and sellers.
buyer: comScore, Inc. (SCOR:$368.82)
comScore, Inc. is a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, delivering insights on web, mobile and TV consumer behavior that enable clients to maximize the value of their digital investments. "
target: Proximic
Proximic offers several separate but complementary solutions for both ad buyers and sellers. Using Proximic's solutions, buyers can create customized targeting segments while sellers can normalize categorization and brand protection data across all of their web sites.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

Social Toaster, LLC, acquired FLG Psyche

synopsis: SocialToaster has acquired Los Angeles-based marketing firm FLG Psyche to serve as its west coast office. FLG Psyche is a strategic influencer-based marketing group that uses a proprietary software to develop highly-effective marketing campaigns by leveraging the influence and reach of highly-desirable brand advocates.
buyer: Social Toaster, LLC
SocialToaster helps clients build their brand messaging by engaging fans through social media. Companies can increase their exposure to potential new clients by tapping into the social networks of their current fans. The Ravens, Sony and Universal Music Group are among SocialToaster’s clients. "
target: FLG Psyche
FLG Psyche is a strategic influencer-based marketing group that uses a proprietary software to develop highly-effective marketing campaigns by leveraging the influence and reach of highly-desirable brand advocates.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Meredith Corporation, acquired Selectable Media

synopsis: Meredith Corporation, the leading media and marketing company serving American women, announced that it has acquired Selectable Media, a leading native and engagement-based advertising company.
buyer: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$3,139.30)
Meredith Corp is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith combines well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Ladies' Home Journal, Family Circle, Fitness and More - with local television brands in fast growing markets. "
target: Selectable Media
Selectable Media provides advertisers with a unique way to engage audiences through native advertising solutions and by providing ad-supported access to content that is most relevant to the lives, interests and passions of consumers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2015 via BusinessWire

21st Century Fox, acquired True[X] media

synopsis: 21st Century Fox announced it has acquired true[X] media, a leading video advertising company that specializes in consumer engagement and on-demand marketing campaigns. True[X] will work closely with Fox Networks Group to drive engagement between brands and consumers on Fox’s proprietary digital platforms.
buyer: 21st Century Fox (FOXA:$11,710.00)
21st Century Fox is the world's premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite assets spanning six continents across the globe. Reaching more than 1.5 billion subscribers in approximately 50 local languages every day, it has a global portfolio of cable and broadcasting networks. "
target: True[X] media
true[X] media delivers effective advertising for on-demand, interactive media. true[X] media provides the best advertising experience for consumers, the best monetization for premium publishers and the best return for brand advertisers.
price ($mm)
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Ticker: XTRA:SJJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Serviceware SE
Serviceware SE
Serviceware provides software solutions for digitising and automating service processes. Their Enterprise Service Management (ESM) platform comprises the proprietary software solutions helpLine (service management), anafee (financial management) and Careware (field and customer service management).
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$66.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.29
EBIT ($mm)
$4.79
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
378
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Ticker: egan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eGain Communications
eGain is the leading provider of cloud customer engagement hub software. Their top-rated cloud applications for social, mobile, web, and contact centers help clients deliver connected customer journeys in a multichannel world.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$59.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.36
EBIT ($mm)
($1.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
550
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Ticker: AIM:UNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc provides some of the world's leading retailers with point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions. The Group's solutions are based on its own proprietary software and are offered out of the Cloud on a software as a service model.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.69
EBIT ($mm)
$1.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.67
Employees
249
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Ticker: TSXV:AKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ackroo Inc.
Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty processing solutions to help businesses attract, retain and grow their customers and their revenues. Their solution can process gift card & loyalty transactions at the point-of-sale and provide merchants with important administrative and marketing data.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.22
EBIT ($mm)
($0.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GB:RGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2ergo Group plc
2ergo Group plc
2ergo Group plc provides mobile coupons and vouchers, loyalty, proximity, and payment solutions for various organizations to develop and execute their mobile strategy in the United Kingdom and the United States. It offers podifi and TikTap.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$5.81
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.37)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
67
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Ticker: JASDAQ:385
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synergy Marketing, Inc.
Synergy Marketing, Inc.
Synergy Marketing, Inc. is a marketing technology company in Japan. It offers customer relationship management (CRM) implementation through cloud and agent services, such as building and maintaining IT infrastructure, and planning CRM implementation.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$38.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.52
EBIT ($mm)
$3.36
Net Income ($mm)
$4.31
Employees
208
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALEZV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EasyVista
EasyVista
EasyVista has a singular focus on reinventing service management for the mobile user, making it easy to deliver and easy to use. The only mobile-first service management platform, EasyVista automates and personalizes service delivery for employees and other end users-without a line of code.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$25.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
147
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Ticker: AIM:TAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taptica
Taptica
Taptica is a global end-to-end mobile advertising platform + Facebook & Instagram Marketing Partner that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$289.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.16
EBIT ($mm)
$23.39
Net Income ($mm)
$15.85
Employees
122
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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: IZEA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA is the pioneer of Social Sponsorship. The company builds cloud-based marketplaces that connect Brands with Creators who blog, tweet, pin, and post on their behalf. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging shareable stories that drive awareness.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
125
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Ticker: CSE: SPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne is positioning itself to become the leader in the next evolution of digital marketing with the SponsorsCloud platform for social sponsorship and commerce. The SponsorsCloud enables one-to-one, authentic engagement between brands, influencers and their social networks.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:6069
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trenders
Trenders
Based in Japan, Trenders develops and provides marketing solutions to many industries. They engage in media management, and media and influencer PR businesses. They help companies by planning corresponding to diversification and segmentation of consumers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$14.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.23
EBIT ($mm)
$0.04
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
89
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Ticker: ASX:NCL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Netccentric Limited
Netccentric Limited
Across the globe, Netccentric bridges businesses with the community through their expertise in social media advertising! They are passionate about their clients’ businesses and care deeply on the engagement they have with their social media influencers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5.81
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:SHRK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SharkReach, Inc.
SharkReach, Inc.
SharkReach is a Disruptive Millennial Media Company that combines the strength of an Influencer Owned Network with Proprietary Technology for creating, posting, managing and monitoring Branded Sharable Content.
year
2015
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Ticker: XSAT:TOURN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tourn International AB
Tourn is a social media and influencer platform in Stockholm. They create new worlds between content marketing and digital branding with strategic communication. Tourn lets businesses reach out effectively with their brand through content marketing to thousands of bloggers and millions of readers.
year
2015
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Ticker: NFLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetFlix
NetFlix
Netflix is the world's leading Internet entertainment platform with 104 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime and anywhere.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$16,614.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,705.41
EBIT ($mm)
$1,617.73
Net Income ($mm)
$1,265.17
Employees
7100
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Ticker: BIDU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baidu.com, Inc.
Baidu.com, Inc.
Baidu, Inc. is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. As a technology-based media company, Baidu aims to provide the best and most equitable way for people to find what they're looking for.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13,248.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,513.28
EBIT ($mm)
$2,722.54
Net Income ($mm)
$3,463.10
Employees
39343
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Ticker: AIM:TMMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc is a national network of creative communications Agencies. The Group portfolio comprises integrated, multi-discipline, multi-sector Agencies, specialists in specific marketing/communications activities and specialists in particular market sectors.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$221.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.99
EBIT ($mm)
$12.22
Net Income ($mm)
$8.16
Employees
1150
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Ticker: SZSE:300431
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beijing Baofeng Technology Co., Ltd.
Beijing Baofeng Technology Co., Ltd. was established in January 2007 as China's largest Internet video broadcast platform.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$100.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.18
EBIT ($mm)
$24.78
Net Income ($mm)
$26.71
Employees
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Ticker: DB:PU11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Social Chain
As the first integrated social media company, The Social Chain combines social media and social commerce, integrated through its own tech platform LINKS. Headquartered in Germany, The Social Chain is a pioneer in the creation, development, and scaling of social media brands.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
700
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Ticker: NasdaqCM:SJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scienjoy Holding Corporation
Scienjoy Holding Corporation
Founded in 2011, Scienjoy is a leading show live streaming video entertainment social platform in China. With more than 200 million registered users, Scienjoy currently operates three primary online live streaming brands with websites and mobile apps: Showself, Lehai, and Haixiu.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$136.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.27
EBIT ($mm)
$24.19
Net Income ($mm)
$23.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A089230
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The E&M Co., Ltd.
The E&M Co., Ltd.
The E&M Co., Ltd. is an entertainment and media company in Korea. The company operates two live streaming platforms in Korea, POPKON TV and CELUV TV. POPKON TV is designed for consumer use while CELUV TV is a platform that allows famous celebrities to interact and communicate with viewers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.46
EBIT ($mm)
$1.37
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
204
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