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closed 1/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Highwire PR, acquired Inner Circle Labs

synopsis: Highwire Public Relations, a modern communications agency with roots in journalism and Silicon Valley, acquired Inner Circle Labs, a full-service PR partner with a concentration on cutting-edge technologies in robotics, artificial intelligence, and connected consumer.
buyer: Highwire PR
Highwire Public Relations is a modern public relations agency designed for disruptive companies. Highwire serves the spectrum of technology clients from consumer apps to cloud infrastructure, healthcare IT to security, as well as consumer from offices in San Francisco, New York, Boston and Chicago. "
target: Inner Circle Labs
With a strong focus on machine learning/AI, data, robotics, and connected consumer, Inner Circle Labs is a full-service PR partner that specializes in translating complex technologies into mainstream narratives.
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closed 1/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Benjamin Noble, acquired Multiplied LLC

synopsis: Multiplied Marketing Communications LLC, owned by Benjamin Noble, has announced the acquisition of Multiplied LLC, a premium blockchain marketing communications firm. Co-founders Nancy Li and Hector Espinoza have sold the company to Ben Noble, a former partner and director of public relations at Multiplied.
buyer: Benjamin Noble
Benjamin Noble is a marketing communications professional with experience in an array of consumer and business industries. Before its acquisition, Ben was partner and director of public relations at Multiplied. "
target: Multiplied LLC
Multiplied is a blockchain marketing communications agency that specializes in public relations. Based in San Francisco, Multiplied has one core directive: to galvanize the technology of the future.
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closed 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, acquired Indigo Pearl

synopsis: Keywords Studios announced the acquisition of UK-based Indigo Pearl, a full-service PR agency specializing in Entertainment Technology PR. This covers all media fields associated with gadgets, tech, gaming, mobile, and downloadable content (DLC).
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$512.20)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Indigo Pearl
Indigo Pearl is a full-service PR agency specializing in Entertainment Technology PR. This covers all media fields associated with gadgets, tech, gaming, mobile, and downloadable content (DLC).
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closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

PAN Communications, Inc., acquired Capella PR

synopsis: PAN Communications, an integrated marketing and PR agency for B2B tech and healthcare brands, has acquired Capella PR. UK-based Capella is a PR firm specializing in results-driven campaigns for B2B and B2C brands. Capella focuses on digital media and customer storytelling—a natural alignment with PAN’s overall approach and core strategies.
buyer: PAN Communications, Inc.
PAN Communications is a leading integrated marketing and PR agency servicing B2B tech and healthcare brands. The firm leverages its international presence offering personalized services for brands such as SAP, AppDirect, 8x8, Radial, MediaMath, Actian, Cogito, and Maestro Health. "
target: Capella PR
Capella PR, based in central London, is an award-winning PR firm and communications agency specializing in results-driven campaigns for B2B and B2C brands. Capella works with both consumer and B2B brands, specialising in the technology, personal finance, and retail sectors.
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closed 5/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Archetype Agency Limited, acquired Rsquared

synopsis: Archetype, a global communications agency, has acquired San Francisco-based PR firm Rsquared Communication. Rsquared Communication, an award-winning boutique tech agency, is a communication partner to the industry’s leading software companies.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Archetype Agency Limited
Archetype is a global communications agency dedicated to combining deep industry insight with analyst, social media and traditional media reach. They specialize in the branding and digital marketing. They are based in San Francisco, with locations all over the world. "
target: Rsquared
Rsquared Communication, an award-winning boutique tech agency, is a communication partner to the industry’s leading software companies. The agency works with high-growth, venture-backed companies building products that shape the future and impact the day-to-day lives of millions of end users.
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closed 2/7/2018 via PR Web

Kite Hill Public Relations LLC, acquired Cutler PR

synopsis: Kite Hill PR, an award-winning strategic communications agency, has acquired Cutler PR, a tech-focused PR firm based in New York City and Tel Aviv. Cutler PR offers a full suite of services that includes media relations, thought leadership, content strategy & creation, awards & speaking engagements, analyst relations and social media & digital ads.
buyer: Kite Hill Public Relations LLC
Headquartered in New York with an office in London and a global network, Kite Hill PR LLC is a strategic communications agency that specializes in the tech industry. The company offers a high-touch, integrated approach to communications, content production and events. "
target: Cutler PR
Cutler PR is a tech-focused PR agency based in New York and Tel Aviv. Their mission is to introduce and grow innovative technology throughout the world. They work with some of the most exciting tech companies and startups on both the B2B and B2C sides.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Allison+Partners, acquired Higher Ground Communications GbR

synopsis: Global PR firm Allison+Partners has joined other global networks in increasing their German presence with the acquisition of tech-focused Berlin and Munich agency Higher Ground Communications. Higher Ground Communications specializes in developing and implementing sustainable concepts for internal and external communications, as well as marketing.
buyer parent: MDC Partners, Inc.
buyer: Allison+Partners
Allison+Partners is a fast-growing global communications firm, where daring creativity leads the way. Their ability to harness creativity to move communications from awareness generator to performance driver is unmatched. "
target: Higher Ground Communications GbR
Berlin and Munich-based Higher Ground Communications counsels companies whose products or services help define technical progress. They are specialized in developing and implementing sustainable concepts for internal and external communications, as well as marketing.
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closed 11/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Sage Communications, acquired Longbottom Communications

synopsis: Sage Communications, an integrated marketing and communications agency, announced that it has acquired Longbottom Communications, a satellite and space industry marketing and PR firm. For Sage, the move is a strategic investment in support of the company’s long-term strategic growth goals to increase its position in the satellite industry.
buyer: Sage Communications
Sage Communications is a full-service marketing communications agency specializing in the technology, government and healthcare markets. The company provides a unique fusion of public relations, advertising, marketing and interactive services. "
target: Longbottom Communications
Longbottom Communications provides public relations expertise, strategic communications and marketing communications support to a range of domestic and international clients in the satellite, space, defense and nuclear energy industries.
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closed 8/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Berkeley Public Relations International Limited, acquired Essential Media GmbH

synopsis: Specialist tech PR firm Berkeley has acquired Munich-based agency Essential Media to strengthen its international network. Essential Media is a PR agency that advises their customers on IT and high-tech topics. Essential Media protects their customers’ reputations and ensures authentic representation in German-language media and social communities.
buyer: Berkeley Public Relations International Limited
Berkeley is a story-driven, technology PR agency. Berkeley synchronises creative brand storytelling across all marketing channels to audiences anywhere in the world. Their core services include PR, insight and research, design, content creation, digital marketing and influencer relations. "
target: Essential Media GmbH
Essential Media is an owner-managed PR agency based in Munich, Germany. They advise their customers on IT and high-tech topics. They protect their customers’ reputations and ensure authentic representation in German-language media and social communities.
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closed 10/1/2017 via Company Press Release

ikp Wien GmbH, acquired senft & partner GmbH

synopsis: ikp announced the acquisition of senft & partner, an Austrian PR agency specializing in construction. senft & partner works on behalf of companies in the fields of architecture, construction materials and interior design, office furnishings, bathrooms and bedroom design, solar shading and sustainable gardening.
buyer: ikp Wien GmbH
ikp is an award-winning communications agency based in Vienna, Austria. Their team of consultants devises strategies, develops content and shapes stakeholder relations. With creativity, enthusiasm and entrepreneurial thinking they help their clients achieve their business objectives. "
target: senft & partner GmbH
senft & partner is a leading PR agency in Austria in the areas of Building, Homes and Living. They work on behalf of companies in the fields of architecture, construction materials and interior design, office furnishings, bathrooms and bedroom design, solar shading and sustainable gardening.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BusinessWire

KCD Public Relations, Inc., acquired Wall & Broadway

synopsis: KCD PR, the top financial services communications consultancy in California, announced the acquisition of Wall & Broadway, a boutique consultancy specializing in technology clients with an emphasis in the fintech sector. As part of this transaction, Wall & Broadway founder, Philippa Ushio joins KCD PR as a Managing Director.
buyer: KCD Public Relations, Inc.
KCD Public Relations Inc. is a San Diego-based public relations and marketing agency that delivers award-winning strategic public relations, marketing communications and social media campaigns and counsel to the financial services, fintech and B2B leaders nationwide. "
target: Wall & Broadway
Wall & Broadway provides straightforward, bespoke and modular public relations services for start-ups who understand the power of customer and investor engagement. They offer content creation, product launches, community building, social and traditional media relations, strategy, and much more.
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announced 1/26/2022 via Company Press Release

Digital360, will acquire Xona

synopsis: Digital360, a leading provider of B2B communication and marketing services, will acquire a 51% stake in Xona, a marketing agency in Argentina with a specific focus on the tech market. Xona creates marketing campaigns that connects audiences to their clients' vision. They offer services for events, content marketing, social media and PR.
buyer: Digital360 (BIT:DIG:$35.98)
Digital360 is the leading group in Italy in the B2B offering of editorial content, communication and marketing services, lead generation, events and webinars, advisory, advocacy and coaching, in the context of Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurial Innovation. They are based in Milano, Italy. "
target: Xona
Xona is a marketing agency in Argentina with a specific focus on the tech market. Xona creates marketing campaigns that connects audiences to their clients' vision. They offer services for in-person and digital events, content marketing, social media and PR.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/18/2021 via PR Web

Walker Sands Communications, acquired March Communications

synopsis: Walker Sands, a full-service marketing agency for B2B technology companies, has acquired March Communications, a B2B and consumer tech PR agency. March partners with tech companies to bring their stories to life. The company works with companies across various tech sectors, including AI, security, enterprise software, entertainment tech, and more.
buyer: Walker Sands Communications
Walker Sands is a full-service marketing agency for B2B technology companies. Walker Sands' core capabilities include public relations, demand generation, branding, creative, marketing strategy and web. The company drives awareness, credibility and conversions for 100+ clients around the world. "
target: March Communications
March Communications is a B2B and consumer tech PR agency. March partners with innovative tech companies to bring their stories to life. The company has experience working with companies across various tech sectors, including AI, security, enterprise software, entertainment tech, and more.
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closed 7/13/2021 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Barokas Communications

synopsis: Global independent marketing and communications firm, FINN Partners, has acquired Barokas Communications, a tech-focused PR agency with offices in Seattle and Denver. Barokas serves early stage, emerging, and high growth technology companies nationally across enterprise, B2B, and consumer tech with a full suite of PR services.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Barokas Communications
Barokas Communications is a tech-focused public relations agency that partners with companies who share a transformative mindset and an appetite for growth. The agency delivers a custom mix of strategy, messaging, and PR services for enterprise, B2B, and consumer tech clients.
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announced 5/28/2021 via PR Newswire

LivexLive Media, will acquire Gramophone Media, Inc.

synopsis: LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast/vodcast content, will acquire Gramophone Media, Inc., an artist and brand development company that comprises boutique agencies specializing in PR, music and technology, strategic marketing, brand positioning, graphic design, and social media management.
buyer: LivexLive Media (OTCPK:LIVX:$65.23)
LiveXLive is a platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture. LiveXLive is the go-to partner for the world's top artists and celebrity voices as well as music festivals and concerts, including Rock in Rio, EDC Las Vegas, and many others. "
target: Gramophone Media, Inc.
Gramophone Media, Inc. is an artist and brand development company that comprises boutique agencies specializing in PR, music and technology, A&R (artists and repertoire), strategic marketing, brand positioning, graphic design, and social media management.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Gregory FCA, acquired Affect, Inc.

synopsis: Gregory FCA, one of the 50 largest PR firms in the US, has acquired Affect, a B2B public relations and marketing firm. Affect serves clients in technology, healthcare and professional services. Their full-service approach blends public relations, social media and marketing to deliver strategic, customized and impactful campaigns for their clients.
buyer: Gregory FCA
Gregory FCA is one of the 50 largest public relations firms in the U.S. Gregory FCA serves a range of privately owned and publicly traded companies, providing integrated public relations and communications services that build brands, grow revenue, increase shareholder value and create visibility. "
target: Affect, Inc.
Affect is a B2B public relations and marketing firm. Affect serves clients in technology, healthcare and professional services. Their full-service approach blends public relations, social media and marketing to deliver strategic, customized and impactful campaigns for their clients.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

MikeWorldWide, acquired Chameleon PR

synopsis: MikeWorldWide, one of the world's leading independent public relations firms, has acquired Chameleon, a European technology PR consultancy. Chameleon creates and tells brilliant stories that bring B2B brands closer to customers. They offer services for public relations, analyst relations, content marketing, social media marketing, and more.
buyer: MikeWorldWide
MikeWorldWide (MWW) is among the world's leading independent, full-service PR agencies with talent hubs across the US and the UK. MWW's global network leverages dedicated strategy, data and analytics, social media, creative, and technology teams to help clients make the most of every opportunity. "
target: Chameleon PR
Chameleon is a European technology PR consultancy. Chameleon creates and tells brilliant stories that bring B2B brands closer to customers, influencers, and their own people. They offer services for public relations, analyst relations, content marketing, social media marketing, and more.
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Archetype Agency Limited, acquired Marlin PR Limited

synopsis: Next Fifteen’s Archetype has acquired London independent technology agency Marlin PR. Marlin PR is a London PR and communications agency for innovative technologies and visionaries. Marlin PR works with some of the most forward-thinking and innovative tech companies on this planet.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Archetype Agency Limited
Archetype is a global communications agency dedicated to combining deep industry insight with analyst, social media and traditional media reach. They specialize in the branding and digital marketing. They are based in San Francisco, with locations all over the world. "
target: Marlin PR Limited
Marlin PR is a London PR and communications agency for innovative technologies and visionaries. Marlin PR works with some of the most forward-thinking and innovative tech companies on this planet.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Clarity PR, acquired Yellow Communications

synopsis: Clarity, a global integrated communications agency recently commended by PRWeek as a Best International Agency, announced the acquisition of Yellow Communications, an independent tech specialist agency based in The Netherlands. The acquisition gives Clarity’s clients better access to continental Europe.
buyer: Clarity PR
Clarity PR is a fast-growing, international communications agency with offices in New York, London, San Francisco and Los Angeles with partners and staff in most major European markets. They specialize in Public Relations, Media Relations, Communication, Social Media, and Content Creation. "
target: Yellow Communications
Yellow Communications is an independent tech specialist agency based in The Netherlands. Yellow is the PR & communication agency that finds and tells its client's stories.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Just Drive Media, acquired Table Public Relations

synopsis: Just Drive Media, a full service, virtual marketing communications agency, announced the acquisition of Table Public Relations in San Francisco. Table is a communications firm specializing in technology startups. They offer full-service public relations, social media and executive visibility programs.
buyer: Just Drive Media
Just Drive Media offers PR, social media and digital marketing services designed to integrate with internal marking and branding efforts. Just Drive Media built its reputation on its unique approach to PR and social media, rooted in data. "
target: Table Public Relations
Table is a communications firm specializing in technology startups. They offer full-service public relations, social media and executive visibility programs. Table was founded by Anna (Woodruff) Roubos and is based in San Francisco.
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closed 1/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Highwire PR, acquired Inner Circle Labs

synopsis: Highwire Public Relations, a modern communications agency with roots in journalism and Silicon Valley, acquired Inner Circle Labs, a full-service PR partner with a concentration on cutting-edge technologies in robotics, artificial intelligence, and connected consumer.
buyer: Highwire PR
Highwire Public Relations is a modern public relations agency designed for disruptive companies. Highwire serves the spectrum of technology clients from consumer apps to cloud infrastructure, healthcare IT to security, as well as consumer from offices in San Francisco, New York, Boston and Chicago. "
target: Inner Circle Labs
With a strong focus on machine learning/AI, data, robotics, and connected consumer, Inner Circle Labs is a full-service PR partner that specializes in translating complex technologies into mainstream narratives.
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closed 4/6/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Highwire PR, acquired Wonderscript

synopsis: Highwire PR, a modern communications agency with roots in journalism and technology, has acquired Wondscript, a digital communications consultancy. The acquisition of Wonderscript will help Highwire grow its digital offerings by building new services and expanding client engagements.
buyer: Highwire PR
Highwire is a modern public relations agency designed for disruptive companies. Highwire serves the spectrum of technology clients, including enterprise and B2B technology, security, healthcare technology, and frontier technologies like AI, robotics, quantum, and more. "
target: Wonderscript
Wonderscript is a digital communications consultancy. The company provides scalable workshops as well as coaching and guidance sessions to help re-engineer PR and communications teams to use digital to get better results, faster.
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closed 1/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Highwire PR, acquired Inner Circle Labs

synopsis: Highwire Public Relations, a modern communications agency with roots in journalism and Silicon Valley, acquired Inner Circle Labs, a full-service PR partner with a concentration on cutting-edge technologies in robotics, artificial intelligence, and connected consumer.
buyer: Highwire PR
Highwire Public Relations is a modern public relations agency designed for disruptive companies. Highwire serves the spectrum of technology clients from consumer apps to cloud infrastructure, healthcare IT to security, as well as consumer from offices in San Francisco, New York, Boston and Chicago. "
target: Inner Circle Labs
With a strong focus on machine learning/AI, data, robotics, and connected consumer, Inner Circle Labs is a full-service PR partner that specializes in translating complex technologies into mainstream narratives.
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closed 1/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Highwire PR, acquired Inner Circle Labs

synopsis: Highwire Public Relations, a modern communications agency with roots in journalism and Silicon Valley, acquired Inner Circle Labs, a full-service PR partner with a concentration on cutting-edge technologies in robotics, artificial intelligence, and connected consumer.
buyer: Highwire PR
Highwire Public Relations is a modern public relations agency designed for disruptive companies. Highwire serves the spectrum of technology clients from consumer apps to cloud infrastructure, healthcare IT to security, as well as consumer from offices in San Francisco, New York, Boston and Chicago. "
target: Inner Circle Labs
With a strong focus on machine learning/AI, data, robotics, and connected consumer, Inner Circle Labs is a full-service PR partner that specializes in translating complex technologies into mainstream narratives.
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closed 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, acquired Indigo Pearl

synopsis: Keywords Studios announced the acquisition of UK-based Indigo Pearl, a full-service PR agency specializing in Entertainment Technology PR. This covers all media fields associated with gadgets, tech, gaming, mobile, and downloadable content (DLC).
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$512.20)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Indigo Pearl
Indigo Pearl is a full-service PR agency specializing in Entertainment Technology PR. This covers all media fields associated with gadgets, tech, gaming, mobile, and downloadable content (DLC).
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closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

PAN Communications, Inc., acquired Capella PR

synopsis: PAN Communications, an integrated marketing and PR agency for B2B tech and healthcare brands, has acquired Capella PR. UK-based Capella is a PR firm specializing in results-driven campaigns for B2B and B2C brands. Capella focuses on digital media and customer storytelling—a natural alignment with PAN’s overall approach and core strategies.
buyer: PAN Communications, Inc.
PAN Communications is a leading integrated marketing and PR agency servicing B2B tech and healthcare brands. The firm leverages its international presence offering personalized services for brands such as SAP, AppDirect, 8x8, Radial, MediaMath, Actian, Cogito, and Maestro Health. "
target: Capella PR
Capella PR, based in central London, is an award-winning PR firm and communications agency specializing in results-driven campaigns for B2B and B2C brands. Capella works with both consumer and B2B brands, specialising in the technology, personal finance, and retail sectors.
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closed 5/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Archetype Agency Limited, acquired Rsquared

synopsis: Archetype, a global communications agency, has acquired San Francisco-based PR firm Rsquared Communication. Rsquared Communication, an award-winning boutique tech agency, is a communication partner to the industry’s leading software companies.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Archetype Agency Limited
Archetype is a global communications agency dedicated to combining deep industry insight with analyst, social media and traditional media reach. They specialize in the branding and digital marketing. They are based in San Francisco, with locations all over the world. "
target: Rsquared
Rsquared Communication, an award-winning boutique tech agency, is a communication partner to the industry’s leading software companies. The agency works with high-growth, venture-backed companies building products that shape the future and impact the day-to-day lives of millions of end users.
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closed 2/7/2018 via PR Web

Kite Hill Public Relations LLC, acquired Cutler PR

synopsis: Kite Hill PR, an award-winning strategic communications agency, has acquired Cutler PR, a tech-focused PR firm based in New York City and Tel Aviv. Cutler PR offers a full suite of services that includes media relations, thought leadership, content strategy & creation, awards & speaking engagements, analyst relations and social media & digital ads.
buyer: Kite Hill Public Relations LLC
Headquartered in New York with an office in London and a global network, Kite Hill PR LLC is a strategic communications agency that specializes in the tech industry. The company offers a high-touch, integrated approach to communications, content production and events. "
target: Cutler PR
Cutler PR is a tech-focused PR agency based in New York and Tel Aviv. Their mission is to introduce and grow innovative technology throughout the world. They work with some of the most exciting tech companies and startups on both the B2B and B2C sides.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Allison+Partners, acquired Higher Ground Communications GbR

synopsis: Global PR firm Allison+Partners has joined other global networks in increasing their German presence with the acquisition of tech-focused Berlin and Munich agency Higher Ground Communications. Higher Ground Communications specializes in developing and implementing sustainable concepts for internal and external communications, as well as marketing.
buyer parent: MDC Partners, Inc.
buyer: Allison+Partners
Allison+Partners is a fast-growing global communications firm, where daring creativity leads the way. Their ability to harness creativity to move communications from awareness generator to performance driver is unmatched. "
target: Higher Ground Communications GbR
Berlin and Munich-based Higher Ground Communications counsels companies whose products or services help define technical progress. They are specialized in developing and implementing sustainable concepts for internal and external communications, as well as marketing.
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closed 11/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Sage Communications, acquired Longbottom Communications

synopsis: Sage Communications, an integrated marketing and communications agency, announced that it has acquired Longbottom Communications, a satellite and space industry marketing and PR firm. For Sage, the move is a strategic investment in support of the company’s long-term strategic growth goals to increase its position in the satellite industry.
buyer: Sage Communications
Sage Communications is a full-service marketing communications agency specializing in the technology, government and healthcare markets. The company provides a unique fusion of public relations, advertising, marketing and interactive services. "
target: Longbottom Communications
Longbottom Communications provides public relations expertise, strategic communications and marketing communications support to a range of domestic and international clients in the satellite, space, defense and nuclear energy industries.
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closed 10/1/2017 via Company Press Release

ikp Wien GmbH, acquired senft & partner GmbH

synopsis: ikp announced the acquisition of senft & partner, an Austrian PR agency specializing in construction. senft & partner works on behalf of companies in the fields of architecture, construction materials and interior design, office furnishings, bathrooms and bedroom design, solar shading and sustainable gardening.
buyer: ikp Wien GmbH
ikp is an award-winning communications agency based in Vienna, Austria. Their team of consultants devises strategies, develops content and shapes stakeholder relations. With creativity, enthusiasm and entrepreneurial thinking they help their clients achieve their business objectives. "
target: senft & partner GmbH
senft & partner is a leading PR agency in Austria in the areas of Building, Homes and Living. They work on behalf of companies in the fields of architecture, construction materials and interior design, office furnishings, bathrooms and bedroom design, solar shading and sustainable gardening.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BusinessWire

KCD Public Relations, Inc., acquired Wall & Broadway

synopsis: KCD PR, the top financial services communications consultancy in California, announced the acquisition of Wall & Broadway, a boutique consultancy specializing in technology clients with an emphasis in the fintech sector. As part of this transaction, Wall & Broadway founder, Philippa Ushio joins KCD PR as a Managing Director.
buyer: KCD Public Relations, Inc.
KCD Public Relations Inc. is a San Diego-based public relations and marketing agency that delivers award-winning strategic public relations, marketing communications and social media campaigns and counsel to the financial services, fintech and B2B leaders nationwide. "
target: Wall & Broadway
Wall & Broadway provides straightforward, bespoke and modular public relations services for start-ups who understand the power of customer and investor engagement. They offer content creation, product launches, community building, social and traditional media relations, strategy, and much more.
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closed 1/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Benjamin Noble, acquired Multiplied LLC

synopsis: Multiplied Marketing Communications LLC, owned by Benjamin Noble, has announced the acquisition of Multiplied LLC, a premium blockchain marketing communications firm. Co-founders Nancy Li and Hector Espinoza have sold the company to Ben Noble, a former partner and director of public relations at Multiplied.
buyer: Benjamin Noble
Benjamin Noble is a marketing communications professional with experience in an array of consumer and business industries. Before its acquisition, Ben was partner and director of public relations at Multiplied. "
target: Multiplied LLC
Multiplied is a blockchain marketing communications agency that specializes in public relations. Based in San Francisco, Multiplied has one core directive: to galvanize the technology of the future.
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announced 1/26/2022 via Company Press Release

Digital360, will acquire Xona

synopsis: Digital360, a leading provider of B2B communication and marketing services, will acquire a 51% stake in Xona, a marketing agency in Argentina with a specific focus on the tech market. Xona creates marketing campaigns that connects audiences to their clients' vision. They offer services for events, content marketing, social media and PR.
buyer: Digital360 (BIT:DIG:$35.98)
Digital360 is the leading group in Italy in the B2B offering of editorial content, communication and marketing services, lead generation, events and webinars, advisory, advocacy and coaching, in the context of Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurial Innovation. They are based in Milano, Italy. "
target: Xona
Xona is a marketing agency in Argentina with a specific focus on the tech market. Xona creates marketing campaigns that connects audiences to their clients' vision. They offer services for in-person and digital events, content marketing, social media and PR.
price ($mm)
$0.45*
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
8.7x
closed 8/18/2021 via PR Web

Walker Sands Communications, acquired March Communications

synopsis: Walker Sands, a full-service marketing agency for B2B technology companies, has acquired March Communications, a B2B and consumer tech PR agency. March partners with tech companies to bring their stories to life. The company works with companies across various tech sectors, including AI, security, enterprise software, entertainment tech, and more.
buyer: Walker Sands Communications
Walker Sands is a full-service marketing agency for B2B technology companies. Walker Sands' core capabilities include public relations, demand generation, branding, creative, marketing strategy and web. The company drives awareness, credibility and conversions for 100+ clients around the world. "
target: March Communications
March Communications is a B2B and consumer tech PR agency. March partners with innovative tech companies to bring their stories to life. The company has experience working with companies across various tech sectors, including AI, security, enterprise software, entertainment tech, and more.
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closed 7/13/2021 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Barokas Communications

synopsis: Global independent marketing and communications firm, FINN Partners, has acquired Barokas Communications, a tech-focused PR agency with offices in Seattle and Denver. Barokas serves early stage, emerging, and high growth technology companies nationally across enterprise, B2B, and consumer tech with a full suite of PR services.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Barokas Communications
Barokas Communications is a tech-focused public relations agency that partners with companies who share a transformative mindset and an appetite for growth. The agency delivers a custom mix of strategy, messaging, and PR services for enterprise, B2B, and consumer tech clients.
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announced 5/28/2021 via PR Newswire

LivexLive Media, will acquire Gramophone Media, Inc.

synopsis: LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast/vodcast content, will acquire Gramophone Media, Inc., an artist and brand development company that comprises boutique agencies specializing in PR, music and technology, strategic marketing, brand positioning, graphic design, and social media management.
buyer: LivexLive Media (OTCPK:LIVX:$65.23)
LiveXLive is a platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture. LiveXLive is the go-to partner for the world's top artists and celebrity voices as well as music festivals and concerts, including Rock in Rio, EDC Las Vegas, and many others. "
target: Gramophone Media, Inc.
Gramophone Media, Inc. is an artist and brand development company that comprises boutique agencies specializing in PR, music and technology, A&R (artists and repertoire), strategic marketing, brand positioning, graphic design, and social media management.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Gregory FCA, acquired Affect, Inc.

synopsis: Gregory FCA, one of the 50 largest PR firms in the US, has acquired Affect, a B2B public relations and marketing firm. Affect serves clients in technology, healthcare and professional services. Their full-service approach blends public relations, social media and marketing to deliver strategic, customized and impactful campaigns for their clients.
buyer: Gregory FCA
Gregory FCA is one of the 50 largest public relations firms in the U.S. Gregory FCA serves a range of privately owned and publicly traded companies, providing integrated public relations and communications services that build brands, grow revenue, increase shareholder value and create visibility. "
target: Affect, Inc.
Affect is a B2B public relations and marketing firm. Affect serves clients in technology, healthcare and professional services. Their full-service approach blends public relations, social media and marketing to deliver strategic, customized and impactful campaigns for their clients.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

MikeWorldWide, acquired Chameleon PR

synopsis: MikeWorldWide, one of the world's leading independent public relations firms, has acquired Chameleon, a European technology PR consultancy. Chameleon creates and tells brilliant stories that bring B2B brands closer to customers. They offer services for public relations, analyst relations, content marketing, social media marketing, and more.
buyer: MikeWorldWide
MikeWorldWide (MWW) is among the world's leading independent, full-service PR agencies with talent hubs across the US and the UK. MWW's global network leverages dedicated strategy, data and analytics, social media, creative, and technology teams to help clients make the most of every opportunity. "
target: Chameleon PR
Chameleon is a European technology PR consultancy. Chameleon creates and tells brilliant stories that bring B2B brands closer to customers, influencers, and their own people. They offer services for public relations, analyst relations, content marketing, social media marketing, and more.
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Archetype Agency Limited, acquired Marlin PR Limited

synopsis: Next Fifteen’s Archetype has acquired London independent technology agency Marlin PR. Marlin PR is a London PR and communications agency for innovative technologies and visionaries. Marlin PR works with some of the most forward-thinking and innovative tech companies on this planet.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Archetype Agency Limited
Archetype is a global communications agency dedicated to combining deep industry insight with analyst, social media and traditional media reach. They specialize in the branding and digital marketing. They are based in San Francisco, with locations all over the world. "
target: Marlin PR Limited
Marlin PR is a London PR and communications agency for innovative technologies and visionaries. Marlin PR works with some of the most forward-thinking and innovative tech companies on this planet.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Clarity PR, acquired Yellow Communications

synopsis: Clarity, a global integrated communications agency recently commended by PRWeek as a Best International Agency, announced the acquisition of Yellow Communications, an independent tech specialist agency based in The Netherlands. The acquisition gives Clarity’s clients better access to continental Europe.
buyer: Clarity PR
Clarity PR is a fast-growing, international communications agency with offices in New York, London, San Francisco and Los Angeles with partners and staff in most major European markets. They specialize in Public Relations, Media Relations, Communication, Social Media, and Content Creation. "
target: Yellow Communications
Yellow Communications is an independent tech specialist agency based in The Netherlands. Yellow is the PR & communication agency that finds and tells its client's stories.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Just Drive Media, acquired Table Public Relations

synopsis: Just Drive Media, a full service, virtual marketing communications agency, announced the acquisition of Table Public Relations in San Francisco. Table is a communications firm specializing in technology startups. They offer full-service public relations, social media and executive visibility programs.
buyer: Just Drive Media
Just Drive Media offers PR, social media and digital marketing services designed to integrate with internal marking and branding efforts. Just Drive Media built its reputation on its unique approach to PR and social media, rooted in data. "
target: Table Public Relations
Table is a communications firm specializing in technology startups. They offer full-service public relations, social media and executive visibility programs. Table was founded by Anna (Woodruff) Roubos and is based in San Francisco.
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Clarity PR, acquired Dynamo PR

synopsis: Clarity PR, a fast-growing, international communications agency, has acquired Dynamo PR, an international communications agency with a focus on consumer and technology brands, with clients that range from disruptive start ups and crowdfunding through to established international consumer and B2B brands.
buyer: Clarity PR
Clarity PR is a fast-growing, international communications agency with offices in New York, London, San Francisco and Los Angeles with partners and staff in most major European markets. They specialize in Public Relations, Media Relations, Communication, Social Media, and Content Creation. "
target: Dynamo PR
Dynamo PR is an international communications agency with a focus on consumer and technology brands, with clients that range from disruptive start ups and crowdfunding through to established international consumer and B2B brands.
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