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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wallstreet:online AG, acquired Smart Investor Media

synopsis: Wallstreet: online AG, a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, has acquired The Smart Investor Magazine, a German magazine aimed primarily at experienced and sophisticated investors.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target parent: Going Public Media
target: Smart Investor Media
Based in Germany, The Smart Investor Magazine is aimed primarily at experienced and sophisticated investors. Far away from the mainstream, the new monthly investor magazine conveys interesting stock market know-how and is a competent guide to investment decisions.
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closed 9/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

McEwen Investment Report Ltd., acquired NZ Investor Magazine

synopsis: The Chairman of IRG, Mr Marvin Yee, has announced the sale of the NZ Investor Magazine, a well-regarded monthly magazine that covers everything for the savvy investor, from insurance, trusts, money management, investing in stocks, shares to bonds, precious metals and stones.
buyer: McEwen Investment Report Ltd.
McEwen Investment Report's concise weekly format keeps clients up to date with the ever-changing sharemarket while striving to make market-beating recommendations based on David's 9 Key Criteria of Company Excellence and a unique combination of investment strategies. "
target parent: Investment Research Group Ltd
target: NZ Investor Magazine
Written for people who want to look after their money and plan for the future, NZ Investor is a well-regarded monthly magazine that covers everything for the savvy investor, from insurance, trusts, money management, investing in stocks, shares to bonds, precious metals and stones.
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closed 1/31/2013 via Folio: First Day

The Alpha Pages LLC, acquired Futures Magazine

synopsis: Summit Business Media is set to announce that it sold its Futures brand to The Alpha Pages llc, a Chicago-based financial media startup. Futures Magazine is a U.S.-based monthly magazine about commodity futures contracts, stocks, options, derivatives, and forex.
buyer: The Alpha Pages LLC
The Alpha Pages is a Chicago-based financial media startup. The Alpha Pages was founded by Kristin Fox and Jeff Joseph and will focus on the alternative investments market. "
target parent: Summit Business Media, LLC
target: Futures Magazine
Futures Magazine is a U.S.-based monthly magazine about commodity futures contracts, stocks, options, derivatives, and forex. It contains feature articles on the futures markets, with articles on industry issues, current market developments, trading techniques and strategies.
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announced 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Growth Company Investor, will acquire Growth Company Investor

synopsis: Growth Company Investor (GCI)'s editor, David Thornton, will acquire the company from Bonhill Group plc, a leading B2B media business in the UK. GCI is a monthly investment recommendation newsletter for private investors. GCI focuses on small caps and conducts 250 CEO interviews a year to generate great investment ideas for their members.
buyer: Growth Company Investor
Growth Company Investor (GCI) is a monthly investment recommendation newsletter for private investors. GCI focuses exclusively on small caps and conducts 250 CEO interviews a year to generate great investment ideas for their members. GCI is published monthly as a PDF download for their members. "
target parent: Bonhill Group plc
target: Growth Company Investor
Growth Company Investor (GCI) is a monthly investment recommendation newsletter for private investors. GCI focuses exclusively on small caps and conducts 250 CEO interviews a year to generate great investment ideas for their members. GCI is published monthly as a PDF download for their members.
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closed 7/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Markets Media, acquired Traders Magazine

synopsis: Markets Media is pleased to announce the acquisition of Traders Magazine from SourceMedia. The combined entity will have a total unique audience of 135,000, comprised of 120,000 digital readers and 15,000 print readers. Markets Media, is committed to investing in the Traders brand by providing the resources necessary for digital expansion.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media was launched in 2007 to provide sophisticated, in-depth content spanning all sectors of the securities industry, delivered across a synergistic platform of print, online and events. "
target parent: SourceMedia, Inc.
target: Traders Magazine
Traders Magazine is a digital information and news service, and monthly magazine, serving professionals in institutional trading markets with a focus on the buy-side, including large asset managers, hedge funds, proprietary trading shops, pension funds and boutique investment firms.
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closed 9/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired Intelligence Report

synopsis: Salem Media Group, announced that it has acquired Richard Young’s Intelligence Report, a monthly investment newsletter covering stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the economy. The newsletter offers their monthly issue, Monster Master Lists and the Economic Analysis. Salem's Eagle Financial Publications will be the new publisher of Intelligence Report.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides general market analysis and non-individualized investment strategies from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target parent: InvestorPlace Media, LLC.
target: Intelligence Report
Intelligence Report is a monthly investment newsletter covering stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the economy. The Intelligence Report service has these components—the monthly issue, Monster Master Lists and the Economic Analysis.
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announced 3/26/2021 via BusinessWire

News Corporation, will acquire Investor's Business Daily

synopsis: News Corp has agreed to acquire Investor’s Business Daily from O’Neil Capital Management. Investor's Business Daily is an American newspaper and website covering the stock market, international business, finance and economics. Founded in 1984 by William O'Neil as a print news publication, it is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$8,720.00)
News Corp is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers throughout the world. The company comprises businesses across a range of media. "
target parent: O’Neil Capital Management
target: Investor's Business Daily
Investor's Business Daily is an American newspaper and website covering the stock market, international business, finance and economics. Founded in 1984 by William O'Neil as a print news publication, it is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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closed 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Opes Partners, acquired JUNO magazine

synopsis: Opes Partners, a property investment advisory firm in New Zealand, has acquired JUNO magazine from Pie Funds, a boutique investment manager in New Zealand. JUNO magazine is a quarterly retail, investing magazine based in New Zealand. The magazine simplifies investing and empowers readers to make better financial decisions.
buyer: Opes Partners
Opes Partners is a property investment advisory firm in New Zealand. Opes Partners guides and coaches their clients to become a property investor. The firm uses their in-depth knowledge of property to help their clients optimize and grow their property investment portfolio. "
target parent: Pie Funds
target: JUNO magazine
JUNO magazine is a quarterly retail, investing magazine based in New Zealand. JUNO educates and empowers readers to make better financial decisions. The magazine simplifies investing by explaining financial concepts in plain English and providing in-dept market commentary from a team of experts.
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closed 3/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

Value8 NV, acquired Uitgave van Beursexpres B.V.

synopsis: Value8, a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe, announces the company has taken over Uitgave van Beursexpres, which publishes a biweekly magazine on the Amsterdam stock exchange.
buyer: Value8 NV (VALUE:$131.37)
Value8 NV is a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe. Value8 focuses on successful enterprises in long-term growth industries including healthcare, leisure, environment and internet. "
target: Uitgave van Beursexpres B.V.
Based in Belgium, Uitgave van Beursexpres B.V. publishes a biweekly magazine on the Amsterdam stock exchange.
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closed 12/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

A J Bell Holdings Limited, acquired MSM Media Ltd.

synopsis: AJ Bell, which is based on Chester Road, Manchester, has bought MSM Media and its trading subsidiary MoneyAM for an undisclosed sum. MSM is a specialist financial publisher which produces the weekly magazine Shares.
buyer: A J Bell Holdings Limited (:$173.49)
AJ Bell provides its clients and advisers with a ground-breaking blend of control, investment choice, low-cost delivery and online functionality. "
target: MSM Media Ltd.
MSM is a specialist financial publisher which produces the weekly magazine Shares, organises annual awards and business events and operates online and digital news and information services, including MoneyAM, StockMarketWire and Brokerforecasts. It employs 34 staff at its base in London.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Frankfurt Business Media, acquired Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten

synopsis: Frankfurt Business Media, a German publisher that focuses on business and finance, has acquired Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten (dpn) from the Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations. dpn is a bimonthly German magazine for institutional investors and occupational pensions.
buyer: Frankfurt Business Media
Founded in 2001, Frankfurt Business Media is a German publisher that focuses on business and finance. The company publishes magazines and newspapers for chief financial officers, treasurers, financial advisers, managing directors, founders, HR managers, and more. "
target parent: Nikkei Inc.
target: Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten
Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten (dpn) is a bimonthly German magazine for institutional investors and occupational pensions. dpn provides information about new market opportunities and investment trends. It also provides research and statistics about the investment and pension markets.
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announced 9/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Wallstreet:online AG, will acquire Der Investoren-Kompass

synopsis: Wallstreet:online, a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, will acquire Der Investoren-Kompass, a free stock market newsletter in Germany that provides specific investment advice for private investors on a weekly basis.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target: Der Investoren-Kompass
Der Investoren-Kompass is a free stock market newsletter in Germany that provides specific investment advice for private investors on a weekly basis. Der Investoren-Kompass covers news for all the important topics for German investors, including topics about equities, commodities, and currencies.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired The Financial Revolutionist

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advsiers (Helix Edge Holdings), a company dedicated to delivering timely insights and marketing services, announces its acquisition of Financial Revolutionist Holdings Corp. The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a NY-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: The Financial Revolutionist
Founded by Gregg M. Schoenberg and Robert Jaeger in 2015, The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a New York-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
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closed 7/29/2015 via PE Hub

Leaders League Group, acquired Closing Circle

synopsis: Closing Circle, the digital media dedicated to the European private equity and venture capital community is being acquired by Leaders League, the rating agency and media group for top executives. Closing Circle was founded by David Chouraqui, an investment professional passionate about tech and innovation.
buyer: Leaders League Group
Leaders League is a rating agency and media group for top executives at the international level. With more than 130 employees and 3 offices in Latin America, the company is a fast growing media partner for leaders around the world. "
target: Closing Circle
Closing Circle, the European media for dealmakers, is a platform dedicated to the private equity and venture capital community. It provides news about private equity and venture capital transactions and fundraising in Europe, an online database of investor profiles and a weekly newsletter.
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closed 1/17/2018 via Company Press Release

L'Agefi (France), acquired Indinvest

synopsis: L'Agefi, an economic and financial press group in France, has acquired Indinvest, a professional press group in France that operates Instit Invest and Distrib Invest. Instit Invest is an information site dedicated to institutional investors. It provides information on issues related to asset allocation, regulation, risk control, and governance.
buyer parent: Groupe Artémis
buyer: L'Agefi (France)
L'Agefi is an economic and financial press group in France. They provide an online newspaper, L'Agefi Quotidien, through their website and mobile app. They also offer the L'Agefi Hebdo, a weekly magazine about the finance industry, and the L'Agefi actifs, a weekly magazine about wealth management. "
target: Indinvest
Indinvest is a professional press group in France that operates Instit Invest and Distrib Invest. Instit Invest is the first independent information site dedicated to institutional investors. It provides information on issues related to asset allocation, regulation, risk control, and governance.
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announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Green Street Advisors, Inc., will acquire Harrison Scott Publications

synopsis: Green Street Advisors, the premier provider of research, advisory and analytics to the commercial real estate industry, will acquire four leading publications that serve the commercial real estate and financial industries -- Real Estate Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, and Asset-Backed Alert – from Harrison Scott Publications.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Green Street Advisors, Inc.
Founded in 1985, Green Street Advisors is the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on the commercial real estate industry in North America and Europe with offices in Newport Beach, Dallas, London, and soon New York City. "
target: Harrison Scott Publications
Harrison Scott Publications delivers exclusive news and information to professionals in the real estate, finance and investment fields. Harrison Scott publishes four weekly newsletters, Real Estate Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert and Asset-Backed Alert.
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closed 11/9/2016 via Company Press Release

InvestmentEurope, acquired Offshore Investment Magazine

synopsis: Offshore Investment, the journal, website and events provider for professionals in the global wealth industry has been acquired by Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, the owner of InvestmentEurope. Offshore Investment reports and analyzes changes in deregulation, technology, communications and globalisation in the world of offshore finance.
buyer: InvestmentEurope
InvestmentEurope is the leading brand for fund selectors and asset managers across Europe, providing in-depth market news and analysis of investment issues. They offer digital editions of the magazine, in-depth market research, a monthly print publication, and a portfolio of conferences and awards. "
target: Offshore Investment Magazine
Offshore Investment is the global market leading publication for ultra-high-net-worth individuals, multi-national corporations, international investors and their advisors. Since 1986, Offshore Investment has reported and analysed changes in deregulation, technology, communications and globalisation.
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closed 6/16/2006 via Company Press Release

Incisive Media PLC, acquired AVCJ Group Limited

synopsis: Incisive Media plc, a leading provider of business information, announced it has agreed to acquire the entire share capital of AVCJ Group Limited for an initial consideration of US$6 million, and deferred earnout consideration capped at US$9 million payable over three years, subject to certain performance targets.
buyer parent: Apax Partners & Co. Ventures Ltd.
buyer: Incisive Media PLC
Incisive Media is one of the world's leading B2B information providers, serving the financial and professional services markets globally. Incisive brings product provider and purchaser business communities together in print, in person and online. "
target: AVCJ Group Limited
AVCJ, a Hong Kong based company, is a provider of information to operators in the Asian venture capital, private equity and mergers and acquisitions markets, providing detailed data, analysis and networking opportunities to its subscribers and conference attendees.
price ($mm)
$15
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announced 6/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint, will acquire PEI Media

synopsis: Bridgepoint, an international private equity group, will acquire a majority stake in PEI Media, the global provider of insight, market-data and business conferences for professionals active in alternative asset class investment. PEI also publishes a portfolio of websites and associated magazines to deliver both breaking news and in-depth analysis.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is an international private equity group focused on acquiring middle market companies in attractive markets with the potential to grow organically or through acquisition. it focuses on acquiring well managed companies in sectors with the potential to grow through acquisition. "
target: PEI Media
PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment. Its products and services sit at the heart of the fast-growing markets of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt.
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closed 9/30/2015 via Company Press Release

LDC Limited, acquired PEI Media

synopsis: LDC has backed the management buyout of PEI Media Group Ltd (“PEI”), one of the world’s leading alternative assets information groups. PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: LDC Limited
Established in 1981 LDC (Lloyds Development Capital) is a leading player in the UK private equity mid-market and supports management buy-outs, institutional buy-outs and development capital (replacement, expansion and acquisition) transactions. "
target: PEI Media
PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment. Its products and services sit at the heart of the fast-growing markets of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wallstreet:online AG, acquired Smart Investor Media

synopsis: Wallstreet: online AG, a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, has acquired The Smart Investor Magazine, a German magazine aimed primarily at experienced and sophisticated investors.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target parent: Going Public Media
target: Smart Investor Media
Based in Germany, The Smart Investor Magazine is aimed primarily at experienced and sophisticated investors. Far away from the mainstream, the new monthly investor magazine conveys interesting stock market know-how and is a competent guide to investment decisions.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wallstreet:online AG, acquired Smart Investor Media

synopsis: Wallstreet: online AG, a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, has acquired The Smart Investor Magazine, a German magazine aimed primarily at experienced and sophisticated investors.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target parent: Going Public Media
target: Smart Investor Media
Based in Germany, The Smart Investor Magazine is aimed primarily at experienced and sophisticated investors. Far away from the mainstream, the new monthly investor magazine conveys interesting stock market know-how and is a competent guide to investment decisions.
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closed 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Wallstreet:online AG, acquired Finanz Nachrichten

synopsis: Germany-based Wallstreet: online AG, an online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, has acquired ABC New Media AG, which operates the financial information portal www.finanznachrichten.de.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target: Finanz Nachrichten
Headquartered in Zurich, ABC New Media AG operates www.finanznachrichten.de. It is a financial information portal with about 1.2 million users per month. It focuses on share prices, funds, bonds, derivatives, currency, and commodities.
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announced 9/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Wallstreet:online AG, will acquire Der Investoren-Kompass

synopsis: Wallstreet:online, a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, will acquire Der Investoren-Kompass, a free stock market newsletter in Germany that provides specific investment advice for private investors on a weekly basis.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target: Der Investoren-Kompass
Der Investoren-Kompass is a free stock market newsletter in Germany that provides specific investment advice for private investors on a weekly basis. Der Investoren-Kompass covers news for all the important topics for German investors, including topics about equities, commodities, and currencies.
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announced 7/19/2006 via PR Newswire

InternetPlays.com will be merged with SearchGuy.com, Inc.,

synopsis: SearchGuy.com, Inc., has signed a letter of Intent to Merge with online publication site InternetPlays.com.
buyer: SearchGuy.com, Inc.
SearchGuy.com is a creative provider of multi-category search and advertising services. Founded by Lenny Rachitsky, SearchGuy.com provides all-encompassing search solutions to the end user, at absolutely no cost. A state-of-the-art advertising system simplifies and reduces costs for advertisers. "
target: InternetPlays.com
InternetPlays is home to the Internet's leading real-time trading chat room destination. In our channel we have some of the world's most astute traders with us daily, willing to share information in real time, as well as educate and assist you in your trading.
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closed 2/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Equities.com, Inc., acquired Traders Network Show

synopsis: Equities.com, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Traders Network Show, a not-for-profit business news show founded in 2014. The program covers full-length economic development and impact events around the world including; United Nations, UN SDGs, World Economic Forum, OECD, EU Parliament, Vatican, U.S. Department of Commerce, and more.
buyer: Equities.com, Inc.
Equities News is a digital news agency - a leading producer, aggregator, and provider of full-length video and editorial coverage of economic development, policy, sustainability, and impact events worldwide. "
target: Traders Network Show
The Traders Network Show is a not-for-profit business news show founded in 2014. The program covers full-length economic development and impact events around the world including; United Nations, UN SDGs, World Economic Forum, OECD, EU Parliament, Vatican, U.S. Department of Commerce, and more.
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closed 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Wallstreet:online AG, acquired Finanz Nachrichten

synopsis: Germany-based Wallstreet: online AG, an online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, has acquired ABC New Media AG, which operates the financial information portal www.finanznachrichten.de.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target: Finanz Nachrichten
Headquartered in Zurich, ABC New Media AG operates www.finanznachrichten.de. It is a financial information portal with about 1.2 million users per month. It focuses on share prices, funds, bonds, derivatives, currency, and commodities.
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announced 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Berlingske Media, will purchase Investing Portals from Euroinvestor A/S

synopsis: Euroinvestor sells the investment part of the business to Berlingske Media. Berlingske Media buys the websites Euroinvestor.dk. Euroinvestor.com, Valutakurser.dk and all the Group's investor sites. The remaining Euroinvestor will change its name to Boliga Gruppen and focus its activities on the housing and loan market in Denmark.
buyer parent: De Persgroep NV
buyer: Berlingske Media
Berlingske Media A / S is Copenhagen's leading media house, proudly behind Berlingske, BT, Weekendavisen and Radio24syv. The company also operates Denmark's largest retail site Sweetdeal and soon Denmark's largest investor site EuroInvestor. "
seller: Euroinvestor A/S (CPSE:EI:$9.89)
The investing portals of Euroinvestor.com include the websites Euroinvestor.dk. Euroinvestor.com, Valutakurser.dk and more. EuroInvestor.com, an independent Internet media company, provides online investment information to private investors.
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closed 7/13/2017 via BusinessWire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired TradersCrux

synopsis: Salem Media Group, through its wholly-owned Eagle Financial Publications, has acquired TradersCrux, an investment website for individual investors. It also provides a daily newseltter with links to the best investment articles from across the web.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target: TradersCrux
TradersCrux.com is an investment website for individual investors. It also provides a daily newseltter with links to the best investment articles from across the web. They are based in Miami, FL.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Havensight Capital, acquired IndoUSMarkets.com

synopsis: Havensight Capital has acquired IndoUSMarkets.com, the very first financial resource portal covering the U.S. markets, which is entirely in the Indonesian language. The Company provides access to: stock quotes, recent financial data, and leading financial headlines, all, in Indonesian.
buyer: Havensight Capital
Havensight Capital LLC is a leading private equity firm, which is based in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Firm specializes in investing in stellar consumer product companies that have, either, a technological advantage, or, have the potential to be exceptionally disruptive in their respective markets."
target: IndoUSMarkets.com
IndoUsMarkets.com is a leading financial portal for U.S. equity and trading data in Indonesian. It is for serious investors that want to follow the U.S. market in Indonesian. Visitors can access stock quotes, latest financial headlines, and even watch Bloomberg TV Indonesian, all, in one place.
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closed 11/24/2014 via Company Press Release

Equities.com, Inc., acquired VantageWire

synopsis: equities.com, Inc. an online financial media company and social community for investors and capital market participants is pleased to announce the acquisition of VantageWire, a leading Canadian financial website. They provide timely news, quotes and investor education to its subscribers.
buyer: Equities.com, Inc.
Equities.com is the most advanced interactive online social ecosystem for the financial industry, serving as a resource center and next-generation communication platform that connects self-directed investors with public issuers, market experts, and professional service providers and vendors. "
target: VantageWire
VantageWire was established in 2006 and quickly became a leading market related website in Canada as the only website to provide free real-time stock quotes on all North American exchanges. VantageWire aims to provide timely news, quotes and investor education to its subscribers.
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Seven Investors, offer to acquire Euroinvestor A/S

synopsis: Seven investors including Euro Investor Co-Founder and former Chief Executive, Jens Alminde and his brother Søren Alminde, are now getting ready to jointly buy Euro Investor. EuroInvestor.com A/S is an independent Internet media company that provides online investment information to private investors.
buyer: Seven Investors
The seven investors include Co-Founder and former Chief Executive, Jens Alminde (JCA Holding) and his brother Søren Alminde (SørenAlminde Holding), Freo Investments Limited, P. Riggelsen Anpartsselskab, Ulrik Tofte Jensen, Daugaard Holding, and Coping Management. "
target parent: Saxo Bank
target: Euroinvestor A/S (CPSE:EI:$9.89)
EuroInvestor.com, an independent Internet media company, provides online investment information to private investors. The company offers information on stocks and shares; access to equity-, currency-, and bond prices; financial news; portfolio tool; and stock recommendations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$17 [$15]*
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Mitre Media Corp., acquired Municipalbonds.com, LLC

synopsis: Mitre Media, a leading publisher of financial content and tools for high net-worth investors, financial advisors and financial decision makers, announced that it has acquired MunicipalBonds.com, the leading source of municipal bond market data and pricing information for individual investors and financial advisors.
buyer: Mitre Media Corp.
Mitre Media operates a suite of targeted online financial media properties. Their mission is to deliver world-class, targeted financial content and tools for highly engaged users seeking actionable information in the most consumable form possible. "
target: Municipalbonds.com, LLC
MunicipalBonds.com is the premier site for municipal bond investors. They provide individual investors with real-time trading data, ratings information, search tools, archived trade data, education, analytics, and state-by-state features.
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closed 8/16/2012 via PR Newswire

BNK Invest, Inc., acquired TheOnlineInvestor.com

synopsis: BNK Invest announced that it has closed on the acquisition of the assets of The Online Investor, LLC. TheOnlineInvestor.com, originally launched in 1997, has garnered much attention for its unique and comprehensive coverage of large caps, mergers and acquisitions, stock buybacks and stock splits.
buyer: BNK Invest, Inc.
BNK Invest, Inc. develops, owns and operates financial web sites which enable individual investors and financial advisers to gain valuable insight into, and stay informed about the financial markets. The company has been at the forefront of creating premier online sites and communities since 2002. "
target: TheOnlineInvestor.com
TheOnlineInvestor.com, originally launched in 1997, has garnered much attention for its unique and comprehensive coverage of large caps, mergers and acquisitions, stock buybacks and stock splits.
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closed 6/17/2011 via Market Wire

QED Connect, Inc., acquired StockProfile.com

synopsis: QED Connect, Inc., a New York corporation, has completed its acquisition of StockProfile.com. StockProfile.com provides the investing public with a unique information portal for investors who like to conduct their own research as well as make their own investment decisions.
buyer: QED Connect, Inc. (QEDN:$0.00)
QED Connect, Inc. is a New York corporation holding company which makes acquisitions, investments, and enters into strategic business partnerships. The Company seeks businesses with strong potential which QED can assist in achieving their plans and realizing their maximum potential. "
target: StockProfile.com
StockProfile.com operates a customized platform showcasing emerging growth stocks to independent minded investors. It offers a unique information portal for investors choosing to make their own investment decisions and for companies wishing to reach those investors.
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closed 7/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Seeds Finance SA

synopsis: Morningstar France Holding, a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Seeds Group, a leading provider of investment consulting services and fund research in France.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: Seeds Finance SA
Seeds Finance SA provides investment consulting services to pension funds, insurance companies, asset managers, banks, and brokerage firms. The firm is based out of Paris, France.
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closed 4/25/2007 via BusinessWire

The Street.Com, acquired StockPickr.com

synopsis: TheStreet.com, Inc. a leading provider of financial commentary, analysis, research, news and financial ratings, announced the acquisition of the remaining 50.1% stake in Stockpickr.com that it did not already own. Stockpickr.com boasts a unique Web 2.0 offering in a forum where people who want to learn how the rich get richer meet.
buyer: The Street.Com (TST:$53.11)
TheStreet.com is a leading multimedia provider of business and investment content, which it makes available through online publications, content syndication and audio and video programming. Founded in 1996, TheStreet.com pioneered the electronic publishing of financial information on the Internet. "
target: StockPickr.com
StockPickr is a free stock recommendation site that allows you to receive automated stock recommendations from thousands of portfolios, both professional and amateur, with a similar make-up to yours.
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closed 6/19/2013 via Company Press Release

Nordnet Bank AB, acquired Shareville

synopsis: Netbank Nordnet buys the majority of the Swedish social networking site Share Ville, which offers members a platform for making investments, with fictional money and follow others' portfolios. Nordnet becomes the majority shareholder with a 70 percent stake.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target: Shareville
Shareville AB operates a social network site for stock market investment. The site is directly connected to the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and Morningstar.
price ($mm)
$2.50*
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/2/2012 via GlobeNewswire

SocialInSight, acquired SocialPicks, Inc.

synopsis: Manhattan-based company SocialInSight has acquired SocialPicks, an online community positioned at the intersection of social media and investing. SocialInSight helps online consumers leverage social media to improve investing performance and has plans to provide financial institutions with social business performance tools.
buyer: SocialInSight
SocialInSight is a Manhattan-based company that helps online consumers leverage social media to improve investing performance and has plans to provide financial institutions with social business performance tools. "
target parent: FinancialContent Services, Inc.
target: SocialPicks, Inc.
SocialPicks, Inc. operates as an Internet community for stock investors to share investment ideas, exchange market research, and track investment performance. It also tracks picks by gurus, professional analysts, and financial bloggers.
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closed 4/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Markets Media, acquired GlobalTrading

synopsis: Markets Media Group has announced the acquisition of GlobalTrading, a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media Group covers institutional capital markets, spanning buy-side investment managers, sell-side banks, hedge funds, exchanges, trading platforms, and software providers. "
target: GlobalTrading
GlobalTrading is a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
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closed 11/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Minkabu, Inc., acquired Sharewise GmbH

synopsis: Minkabu, Inc., which operates renowned platforms such as minkabu.jp and caiku.com with approx. 4 million monthly unique users combined, has acquired sharewise GmbH, operator of sharewise.com, thereby establishing the leading global platform for investment-related social media. Sharewise GmbH focuses on stock recommendations of private investors.
buyer: Minkabu, Inc. (TSE:4436:$14.21)
Minkabu, Inc. operates the largest social media platforms for investors in Asia “Minkabu” and “Caiku”. The core functions of these platforms are unique real-time financial information generated by crowd analysis and automated analysis. "
target: Sharewise GmbH
Sharewise GmbH operates community websites in five different languages, focusing on stock recommendations of private investors, making the wisdom of the crowd on stocks transparent.
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closed 7/29/2013 via PR Newswire

Born To Sell, LLC, acquired OptionsBuddy.com

synopsis: Born To Sell, LLC, which develops and operates the #1 covered call web site for investors, announced it has acquired OptionsBuddy.com, a covered call screener.
buyer: Born To Sell, LLC
Established in 2009, Born To Sell is a software development company dedicated to making best-of-breed covered call investment tools for self-directed investors. "
target: OptionsBuddy.com
Since 2006, OptionsBuddy.com had been a source on the web for identifying high yield covered call option plays. At the close of each market day, the OptionsBuddy crawler analyzed data for all optionable common stocks traded on the US Exchanges and stored it in a database.
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closed 8/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Barchart.com, Inc., purchased Financial Tools Business from Stockgroup Inc.

synopsis: Barchart.com, Inc. has acquired Stockgroup Media Inc.'s Financial Tools business. Barchart acquired the customer assets of Stockgroup's B2B line of services which include private-labeled financial content solutions for websites and market data feeds, in addition to intellectual property, notably the Stockgroup name and website domain.
buyer: Barchart.com, Inc.
As a full-service provider of equity, mutual fund, futures and foreign exchange market data and tools, in addition to news, and fundamental and technical data, Barchart.com, Inc. provides a wide range of market data products and solutions. "
seller: Stockgroup Inc.
Stockgroup's Financial Tools include market data, quotes, charts, portfolios, screeners, alerts, news, financial research tools and data feeds covering Canadian, US and international equity, option, index, mutual fund and futures/commodity markets.
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closed 6/9/2011 via PR Newswire

Win Gaming Media, Inc., acquired EZTrader.com

synopsis: Win Gaming Media Inc., a leading provider of online trading of binary options, announced that it has closed an agreement for the acquisition of the entire activity & intellectual property of EZTrader.com, a major player in online trading of binary options that supplies customers with a simple, dynamic and highly profitable trading platform.
buyer: Win Gaming Media, Inc. (WGMI:$0.00)
Win Gaming Media, Inc. (WGMI) is engaged in the business of offering worldwide online trading of binary options. WGMI's online binary options trading business is aimed at investors who seek to realize profits from their investments within a short period of time. "
target parent: Machshava Technologies
target: EZTrader.com
EZTrader.com offers a binary options trading platform. It supplies customers with a simple, exciting, dynamic and highly profitable trading platform that is very different from traditional option trading. It is highly profitable, and attracts sophisticated investors as well as trading beginners.
price ($mm)
$0.50
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Ticker: DB:WSO1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wallstreet:online AG
Wallstreet:online AG
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$8.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.85
EBIT ($mm)
$3.78
Net Income ($mm)
$3.59
Employees
23
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Ticker: TSE:4436
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minkabu The Infonoid
Minkabu The Infonoid
Minkabu The Infonoid is a Japanese media company. Minkabu provides financial information to individuals and corporations through their websites. The company operates websites that focus on investing, FOREX, virtual currency, insurance, commodities, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14.21
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.71
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CPSE:EI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euroinvestor A/S
Euroinvestor A/S
EuroInvestor.com, an independent Internet media company, provides online investment information to private investors. The company offers information on stocks and shares; access to equity-, currency-, and bond prices; financial news; portfolio tool; and stock recommendations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$9.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.12
EBIT ($mm)
$1.90
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: WGMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Win Gaming Media, Inc.
Win Gaming Media, Inc.
Win Gaming Media, Inc. (WGMI) is engaged in the business of offering worldwide online trading of binary options. WGMI's online binary options trading business is aimed at investors who seek to realize profits from their investments within a short period of time.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$0.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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Ticker: WSE:INW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inwestycje.pl
Inwestycje.pl
Inwestycje.pl SA, based in Poalnd, operates several financial websites including inwestycje.pl, waluty.com.pl, kantory.pl, fundusze24.pl.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$2.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.08
EBIT ($mm)
$0.03
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: AIM:AFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ADVFN PLC
ADVFN PLC
ADVFN PLC operates a web site which provides up-to-date financial data on the UK stock markets. The site provides users with services including a bulletin board for investors to swap ideas, real-time share information from the London Exchange, configuration alerts, and regulatory new services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$15.81
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
43
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