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W2O Group, acquired starpower LLC

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions, announced the acquisition of Starpower, an entertainment and influencer marketing agency that counsels and connects brands with entertainment, sport, music, fashion, beauty talent, influencers and content.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: starpower LLC
Starpower is an entertainment and influencer marketing agency that counsels and connects brands with entertainment, sport, music, fashion, beauty talent, influencers and content.
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closed 6/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ZRG Partners, acquired Sucherman Group

synopsis: ZRG has acquired Sucherman Group, the top advisory firm for media and entertainment companies around the world. Sucherman is the media and entertainment industry’s go-to partner for every point in the talent cycle, from world-class executive recruitment to leadership development and organizational design.
buyer: ZRG Partners
ZRG Partners is a global executive search and human capital management firm that is changing the way companies hire and manage talent. They were founded on the principle that good information and process excellence are the cornerstones of any successful human capital decision. "
target: Sucherman Group
Sucherman Group is the top advisory firm for media and entertainment companies around the world. Sucherman is the media and entertainment industry’s go-to partner for every point in the talent cycle, from world-class executive recruitment to leadership development and organizational design.
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announced 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

QYOU Media Inc., will acquire Chtrbox

synopsis: QYOU Media Inc. will acquire Chtrbox, a leading award-winning influencer marketing company based in India. Founded in 2016 out of Mumbai and Delhi, Chtrbox is a leader in data-driven influencer marketing, powering India's top brands to tell great stories at scale.
buyer: QYOU Media Inc. (TSXV:QYOU:$1.60)
QYOU Media operates in India and the United States producing and distributing content created by social media stars and digital content creators. In India, they curate, produce and distribute premium content including television networks. In the US, they manage influencer marketing campaigns. "
target: Chtrbox
Chtrbox is a leading data-driven influencer marketing solution, powering India's top brands to tell great stories at scale. They enable visionary marketers to discover and collaborate with thousands of content creators, social media influencers, bloggers and passionate fans of their brand.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Allied Global Marketing, acquired Honey+Buzz

synopsis: Allied Global Marketing, a full-service integrated marketing agency, has acquired Honey+Buzz, a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, SEO and more.
buyer: Allied Global Marketing
Allied Global Marketing is a full-service integrated marketing agency. Allied creates campaigns that drive conversion for some of the world’s biggest brands in film, TV, sports, gaming, live entertainment, cultural institutions, hospitality, and consumer brands. "
target: Honey+Buzz
Honey+Buzz is a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates remarkable experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, influencer partnerships, SEO and more.
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announced 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Wondr Gaming, will acquire Hot Dot Media, Inc.

synopsis: Wondr Gaming Corp., a Canadian company providing partnerships in media through loyalty and rewards, will acquire Toronto-based Hot Dot Media Inc., a social media agency focused exclusively on emerging platforms with media reach through a diverse network of creators totaling 100,000,000+ followers across TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.
buyer: Wondr Gaming (CNSX:WDR:$0.00)
Based in Toronto, Wondr Gaming builds partnerships and fosters community within the gaming and esports industries. Its business model unites brands and the global gaming community through loyalty & rewards, augmented reality, influencer advocacy, and tournament platform silos. "
target: Hot Dot Media, Inc.
Based in Canada, Hot Dot Media (HDM) offers an end-to-end solution for influencer marketing by sourcing talent, handling logistics, and running paid advertisements. HDM has developed a cutting-edge internal process for matching brands with creators.
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$2.15
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announced 5/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bambuser Ab, will acquire Relatable

synopsis: Bambuser AB has entered into an agreement with the shareholders of Relatable to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Relatable. Founded in 2016, Relatable acts as an extended part of customers' in-house marketing teams, helping large global consumer brands with their influencer marketing efforts.
buyer: Bambuser Ab (OM:BUSER:$7.34)
Bambuser is a software company specializing in interactive live video streaming. The Company's primary product, Live Video Shopping, is a cloud-based software solution that is used by customers such as global e-commerce and retail businesses. "
target: Relatable
Founded in 2016, Relatable acts as an extended part of customers' in-house marketing teams, helping large global consumer brands with their influencer marketing efforts. Relatable has 45 full-time employees and operates globally from offices in Stockholm, London and New York.
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$24
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closed 5/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Sunwest Communications, acquired Shiroma Southwest

synopsis: Sunwest Communications, a global communications firm, has acquired Shiroma Southwest, a full-service communications, PR and integrated marketing agency. Shiroma employs the best strategies to give their clients the right kind of exposure the right way. They offer services for social media, brand development, influencer relations, and more.
buyer parent: Crayton Webb
buyer: Sunwest Communications
Sunwest Communications is a global strategic communications, marketing and public relations firm. Sunwest helps companies and brands build trust, amplify their voice, increase visibility and encourage action by masterfully telling their story through media, strategic public relations, and marketing."
target: Shiroma Southwest
Shiroma Southwest is a full-service communications, PR and integrated marketing agency. Shiroma Southwest employs the best strategies to give their clients the right kind of exposure the right way. They offer services for social media, brand development, influencer relations, and more.
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closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Taylor Herring

synopsis: Taylor Herring, now joins Publicis’ UK Influence Practice, alongside the larger PR network MSL and ESG specialist Salter Baxter. Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$13,011.70)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Taylor Herring
UK-based, Taylor Herring is an award-winning, PR, Social Media and Influencer creative agency that delivers solid business outcomes for its consumer brands through smart thinking, creativity and innovation.
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announced 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

hoo.be, will acquire Grapevine Village

synopsis: Ideanomics is divesting Grapevine, one of the world’s first leading influencer marketing organizations, to FNL Technologies, a company that owns and operates social media platform hoo.be. hoo.be is a popular online platform which enables users to provide followers with a single place to access all official social media platforms.
buyer: hoo.be
FNL Technologies owns and operates social media platform hoo.be, a popular online platform which enables online influencers, artists, athletes, personalities, and businesses to provide followers with a single place to access all official social media platforms. "
target parent: Ideanomics
target: Grapevine Village
Grapevine is one of the world’s first leading influencer marketing organizations. Advertisers leverage Grapevine’s full suite of services to build, iterate, and scale end-to-end marketing campaigns powered by authentic content sourced from creators across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.
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closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Caybon, acquired Splay One

synopsis: Caybon, a digital media powerhouse in Sweden, has acquired Splay One from Nordic Entertainment Group, an entertainment provider in the Nordics. Splay One is an entertainment agency in the Nordics. Splay One operates the biggest multi-channel network in the Nordics. They offer services for branded channels, influencer marketing, TV series, and more.
buyer parent: Priveq Investment
buyer: Caybon
Caybon is a digital media powerhouse in Sweden. Caybon helps companies drive their brands’ awareness and conversion by creating engaging content that connects them with their target audience. Their distribution networks have 25 million Facebook followers and 42 million YouTube subscribers. "
target parent: Nordic Entertainment Group
target: Splay One
Splay One is the No.1 entertainment agency in the Nordics. Splay One operates the biggest multi-channel network in the Nordics, with over 250 million video views a month. They offer services for branded channels, influencer marketing, performance marketing, TV series, and more.
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announced 3/18/2021 via BNC Analysis

Wasserman, will purchase Music Division from Paradigm Talent Agency

synopsis: Talent agency Paradigm is selling its music division in the US to LA-based sports marketing and talent management firm Wasserman. Paradigm Talent Agency provides global representation to a diverse and dynamic roster of artists and content creators.
buyer: Wasserman
Wasserman is a global sports, entertainment, marketing and management company with expertise in media rights, sponsorships, brand consulting, athlete management, digital, creative and multicultural marketing. "
seller: Paradigm Talent Agency
The acquisition includes the music division of Paradigm Talent Agency, which provides global representation to a diverse and dynamic roster of artists and content creators in television, live music, motion pictures, theatre, comedy, voiceover, digital, book publishing, and brand partnerships.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Low Earth Orbit merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: Low Earth Orbit (L.E.O.) has merged with MediaMonks, a global creative production partner. L.E.O. is a digital-first marketing consultancy focused on building meaningful relationships between brands and consumers. The agency has expertise in advertising, social media, influencer marketing, paid media, public relations, and brand reputation.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
MediaMonks, based in the Netherlands, is a global production company that works with clients across industries to craft amazing work for leading businesses and brands. Its production capabilities span the entire creative spectrum, covering anything one could possibly want from a partner and more. "
target: Low Earth Orbit
Low Earth Orbit (L.E.O.) is a digital-first marketing consultancy. L.E.O. is focused on building meaningful relationships between brands and consumers. The agency has expertise in advertising, digital and social media, influencer marketing, paid media, public relations, and brand reputation.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mortierbrigade merged with Onlyhumans,

synopsis: Mortierbrigade has merged with Onlyhumans, a creative branding and communications agency in Belgium. Mortierbrigade is an independent creative agency in Belgium. The agency has expertise in brand strategy, digital design, multichannel campaigns, social strategy, and influencer & PR management.
buyer parent: Vectis Private Equity
buyer: Onlyhumans
Onlyhumans is a creative branding and communications agency in Belgium. Onlyhumans helps brands and organisations to create a more human and relatable identity. They offer services for branding, creative campaigns, content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, and more. "
target: Mortierbrigade
Mortierbrigade is an independent creative agency in Belgium. Mortierbrigade brings brands to life through creative and impactful campaigns. The agency has expertise in brand strategy, digital design, multichannel campaigns, social strategy, and influencer & PR management.
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closed 1/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Ideon Media, acquired Cue Digital Media

synopsis: Ideon Media, a Toronto-based digital firm, has acquired Cue Digital Media, one of Canada’s leading online News, Sports & Entertainment, Female Lifestyle, Tech & Gaming media companies selling online integrated advertising opportunities, branded entertainment, sponsorships and partnerships to major agencies and Fortune 100 brands.
buyer: Ideon Media
Ideon Media is a Toronto-based digital firm that specializes in custom content programs created by its award-winning in-house editorial team, influencer programs, events, performance network, proprietary data, and analytics. "
target: Cue Digital Media
Cue Digital Media is one of Canada’s leading online News, Sports & Entertainment, Female Lifestyle, Tech & Gaming media companies selling online integrated advertising opportunities, branded entertainment, sponsorships and partnerships to major agencies and Fortune 100 brands.
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closed 12/10/2020 via PR Newswire

MWW Group, Inc., acquired Everywhere, LLC

synopsis: MWWPR, one of the world's leading independent public relations firms, has acquired social media and influencer marketing shop, Everywhere Agency to expand the depth and expertise of MWW's global digital influencer team. MWWPR made the acquisition as part of its ongoing investment in its influencer capabilities as a core integrated service offering.
buyer: MWW Group, Inc.
MWWPR is among the world's leading independent, integrated PR agencies with nine offices across the US and the UK. Powered by data and guided by insights, intellect and human instincts, the agency leans heavily into a digitally-led, content-driven approach. "
target: Everywhere, LLC
Everywhere is an influencer marketing and social media marketing agency. Its award-winning campaigns leverage the power of influencers and compelling content to create buzz online for brands and help them communicate more effectively with their customers.
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announced 12/10/2020 via Company Press Release

C.A.G Group, will acquire Ateles

synopsis: C.A.G Group AB (publ), an expansive IT consulting group in Sweden, will acquire Ateles Consulting AB, a leading digital consulting company in Sweden. Ateles builds future-proof digital commerce solutions that are adapted to their client's needs. They also provide services and solutions for SEO, SEM, influencer marketing, branding, and more.
buyer: C.A.G Group (OM:CAG:$62.00)
C.A.G Group is an expansive IT consulting group in Sweden. C.A.G specializes in IT-management, system development, operations, and training. The group takes care of all their client's IT needs through their 10 subsidiaries and 330 specialist consultants. "
target: Ateles
Ateles is a leading independent digital consulting company in Sweden. Ateles builds future-proof digital commerce solutions that are adapted to their client's needs. They also provide services and solutions for SEO, SEM, influencer marketing, branding, graphic design, and content creation.
price ($mm)
$5.42
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$9
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closed 10/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Avalon Entertainment Limited, acquired The Agency (London) Limited

synopsis: Avalon, a multi-award-winning talent management, television production and live promotion group, has acquired The Agency, which represents and manages writers and directors across film, TV and theatre, alongside book rights and children’s literature. They are based in the UK.
buyer: Avalon Entertainment Limited
Avalon is a multi-award-winning talent management, television production and live promotion group with offices in London, Los Angeles and New York. "
target: The Agency (London) Limited
The Agency represents and manages writers and directors across film, TV and theatre, alongside book rights and children’s literature. They are based in the UK.
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closed 10/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Proches, acquired BMRP

synopsis: Proches, a PR and influencer marketing agency in France, has acquired BMRP, an independent marketing agency in France that specializes in PR, social media and influencer marketing. BMRP helps their clients to expand their brand's exposure and reputation. They offer traditional and digital PR, influencer, social media and content marketing services.
buyer parent: Insign Communications
buyer: Proches
Proches is a PR and influencer marketing agency in France. Proches works with their clients to help them identify media and influencers, anticipate media opportunities, mange relations with journalists, and win over their target audience. "
target: BMRP
BMRP is an independent marketing agency in France that specializes in PR, social media and influencer marketing. BMRP helps their clients to expand their brand's exposure and reputation. They offer traditional and digital PR, influencer, social media and content marketing services.
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closed 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dolphin Entertainment, acquired Be Social

synopsis: Dolphin Entertainment, Inc., a leading independent entertainment marketing and production company, has acquired Be Social, a Los Angeles-based digital communications agency and one of the first agencies with a hyper focus on executing influencer outreach and collaboration.
buyer: Dolphin Entertainment (DLPN:$24.23)
Dolphin Entertainment is a leading independent entertainment marketing and production company. They provide expert strategic marketing and publicity services to many of the top brands, both individual and corporate, in the film, television, music and hospitality industries. "
target: Be Social
Be Social is a Los Angeles-based digital communications agency and one of the first agencies with a hyper focus on executing influencer outreach and collaboration. Like the name suggests, Be Social is all about relationships.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Granite Digital, acquired Connector

synopsis: Granite Digital has bought Dublin-based digital and creative marketing agency Connector. Connector offers digital strategy, content creation and influencer marketing services. It has developed digital campaigns for Irish and multinational brands, such as Volkswagen, Dr. Oetker, Huawei, FreeNow, RTÉ, KBC Bank and Littlewoods Ireland.
buyer: Granite Digital
Granite Digital is one of Ireland’s leading Digital Marketing companies, with a proven record for delivering results and new business for their clients through search engine marketing and search engine friendly website design. "
target: Connector
Connector is a Dublin-based digital and creative marketing agency. Connector offers digital strategy, content creation and influencer marketing services. It has developed digital campaigns for Irish and multinational brands, such as Volkswagen, Dr. Oetker, Huawei, FreeNow, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.85
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$1
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closed 10/5/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired starpower LLC

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions, announced the acquisition of Starpower, an entertainment and influencer marketing agency that counsels and connects brands with entertainment, sport, music, fashion, beauty talent, influencers and content.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: starpower LLC
Starpower is an entertainment and influencer marketing agency that counsels and connects brands with entertainment, sport, music, fashion, beauty talent, influencers and content.
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closed 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Swoop and IPM.ai

synopsis: W2O, a digital-first healthcare marketing agency, has acquired Swoop and IPM.ai, pioneers in using AI to solve big challenges in healthcare. Swoop provides precision healthcare marketing services for pharmaceutical companies. IPM.ai is an Insights as a Service provider that empowers life sciences companies to better understand their patients.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an alchemic mix of 1,500 people and hundreds of clients and partners – working from bench to bedside – to make the world a healthier place. Driven by data, W2O applies proprietary analytics and best-in-class technology to build insights that power creative ideas and concepts. "
target: Swoop and IPM.ai
Swoop and IPM.ai are pioneers in using AI to solve big challenges in healthcare. Swoop provides precision healthcare marketing services for pharmaceutical companies. IPM.ai is an Insights as a Service provider that empowers life sciences companies to better understand their patients.
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closed 10/5/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired starpower LLC

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions, announced the acquisition of Starpower, an entertainment and influencer marketing agency that counsels and connects brands with entertainment, sport, music, fashion, beauty talent, influencers and content.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: starpower LLC
Starpower is an entertainment and influencer marketing agency that counsels and connects brands with entertainment, sport, music, fashion, beauty talent, influencers and content.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Elysia Group

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions to the healthcare sector, announced it has acquired Elysia Group, a health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) consulting firm operating in the United States and Asia Pacific.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Elysia Group
Elysia Group is a health economic and outcomes research consulting firm. Elysia provides pharmaceutical and medical device clients with innovative modeling approaches to health economic strategy and evidence development using data and analytics and real-world evidence.
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closed 7/28/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Discern Health

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions to the healthcare sector, acquired Discern Health, a company that counsels leading healthcare organizations on the performance measures and innovative payment models that shape the market for their products and services.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Discern Health
Discern Health counsels leading healthcare organizations on the performance measures and innovative payment models that shape the market for their products and services.
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closed 4/14/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Symplur LLC

synopsis: W2O has acquired Symplur, a social media analytics platform exclusively focused on the healthcare sector. Symplur provides an easy-to-use interface and analytical capabilities that will help make W2O’s data and analytics operating system and technology accessible to a broader range of non-technical users.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Symplur LLC
Symplur is a social media analytics platform that tracks how physicians and other healthcare stakeholders produce and consume medical information online. Its Healthcare Social Graph database comprises healthcare topics with billions of conversations around any given therapeutic area in real-time.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired 21GRAMS NY

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector, announced the acquisition of 21GRAMS, a rapidly growing, strategic and creative marketing, advertising and patient/medical education agency dedicated to making healthcare more human.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: 21GRAMS NY
21GRAMS is a rapidly growing, strategic and creative marketing, advertising and patient/medical education agency dedicated to making healthcare more human. 21GRAMS was built to be different by design, fusing advertising and education for the first time in an agency model.
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closed 11/11/2019 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Radius Digital Science

synopsis: W2O, a provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing communications to the healthcare sector, has acquired Radius Digital Science, a scientific digital creative agency. Radius offers a distinct service to the healthcare industry, fusing art and technology to make complex science into immersive, accessible experiences for healthcare brands.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Radius Digital Science
Radius is a creative scientific communications agency dedicated to expert-level scientific strategy and innovative digital experiences. Radius offers a differentiated service to the healthcare industry by fusing art and technology to translate complex science into immersive, accessible experiences.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired ISO.health

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing communications to the healthcare sector, announced the acquisition of ISO.health, a London-based medical communications agency.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: ISO.health
ISO.health is a London-based medical communications agency. ISO comprises a talented team of industry experts who are adept at developing and delivering impactful omni-channel medical and scientific educational programs for pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences companies and organizations.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Arcus Medica

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing communications to the healthcare sector, has acquired Arcus Medica. A leader in medical and scientific communications, Arcus brings doctoral-level experts to W2O who specialize in translating complex clinical and scientific data into clear, meaningful content.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Arcus Medica
Arcus Medica is a leader in medical and scientific communications. Arcus pairs extensive in-house industry experience with agency expertise to translate complex clinical and scientific data into clear and meaningful content.
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closed 12/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Avero, LLC, acquired VinTank

synopsis: Avero announced the acquisition of winery social media and reputation management software VinTank. Considered "Mission Control for Customer Conversations," VinTank formerly powered over 1,200 wineries, while processing and analyzing 1 billion social media conversations annually. The VinTank software will be rebranded as AveroBuzz.
buyer parent: TH Lee Putnam Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Avero, LLC
Created by restaurant operators for restaurant operators, Avero is the trusted technology partner for the hospitality industry. They empower restaurant professionals with the answers they need to transform their businesses and their lives. "
target parent: W2O Group
target: VinTank
VinTank is a winery social media and reputation management software VinTank. Considered "Mission Control for Customer Conversations," VinTank formerly powered over 1,200 wineries, while processing and analyzing 1 billion social media conversations annually.
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closed 12/8/2016 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Sentient Interactive

synopsis: W2O Group, an integrated network of complementary analytics and digitally-oriented marketing and communications firms, announced the acquisition of Sentient Interactive. This award-winning firm specializes in digital paid and owned media analytics and strategy and marketing campaign execution.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Sentient Interactive
Sentient Interactive, LLC, is a digital first, results-driven marketing agency with expertise in technologic and data solutions to drive measurable results for its clients.
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closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Marketeching Solutions, LLC

synopsis: W2O Group, a network of complementary digital, marketing and communications firms, announced the acquisition of Marketeching Solutions, LLC, a leading research and social listening consultancy focused in healthcare and life sciences.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Marketeching Solutions, LLC
Marketeching Solutions, LLC is a leading digital marketing firm with a social platform to provide immediate and authentic consumer and professional insights focused in healthcare and life sciences. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New Hope, PA.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/7/2016 via BusinessWire

BrewLife Agency, acquired Pure Communications Inc

synopsis: W2O Group, a network of complementary, digitally oriented, analytics-directed communications and marketing firms, announced the acquisition of Pure Communications, a leading strategic communications consultancy focused in the healthcare industry. Under the terms of the agreement, Pure Communications will combine with W2O Group’s BrewLife.
buyer parent: W2O Group
buyer: BrewLife Agency
BrewLife is an insights-driven marketing and communications agency that blends the science of audience architecture, the art of creative storytelling and the mastery of integrated communications to galvanize their client’s business strategy and help mobilize the audiences they care about. "
target: Pure Communications Inc
Pure Communications, Inc. is a leading strategic communications consultancy focused on the healthcare industry. They focus on helping these organizations translate their brands, technology platforms and science into compelling stories for their clients.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/26/2015 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Fox Communications

synopsis: W2O Group announced that it has acquired Fox Communications, a boutique communications firm. Fox Communications Founder Lynn Fox, widely considered to be among the top communications practitioners in Silicon Valley, will now lead media and engagement as a managing director in the technology practice of WCG, a W2O Group company.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Fox Communications
Fox Communications helps growing tech startups, founders and VCs navigate the confusing world of PR. Their expertise includes strategic planning, positioning, messaging, product launches (strategy, planning and execution), executive communications, media relations, crisis handling, and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2015 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired VinTank

synopsis: W2O Group announced that it has acquired VinTank, a social engagement and customer relationship management (CRM) platform, to enable and enhance its technology-enabled client service offerings, founded by Paul Mabray and James Jory to service winery and small business owners.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: VinTank
VinTank is the leading software solution for social media management for the wine and hospitality industry. Measuring over one billion conversations about wine, profiling over 30 million social wine consumers and serving over 1000 wine brands, VinTank helps wineries, restaurants and hotels connect.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/18/2015 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired ARC2 Communications & Media

synopsis: W2O Group announced that it has acquired ARC2 Communications and Media, an award-winning boutique Communications Company based in Los Angeles. ARC2 specializes in the development of innovative techniques that connect and build relationships with key audiences, including a targeted focus on women and women's health issues.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: ARC2 Communications & Media
ARC2 Communications & Media, Inc. is an independent boutique healthcare communications agency. ARC2 specializes in the development of innovative techniques that connect and build relationships with key audiences, including a targeted focus on women and women's health issues.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

WCG, acquired Refreshed Wellbeing Ltd

synopsis: WCG, an integrated communications agency, announced that, as part of its continued commitment to building the agency of the future and expanding its global imprint, it has acquired Refreshed Wellbeing, a pan-European, digitally-based communications and marketing agency specializing in health and pharmaceutical brands.
buyer parent: W2O Group
buyer: WCG
WCG is an independent strategic communications firm providing integrated solutions built upon clear analytics, with the aim of achieving competitive advantage for a growing spectrum of leading companies and organizations. "
target: Refreshed Wellbeing Ltd
Refreshed Wellbeing specialises in innovative marketing communications programs, with particular expertise in digital strategy and communications in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and wellbeing arena.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/28/2013 via BusinessWire

WCG Company, acquired Partners for Medical Education, Inc.

synopsis: WCG, an integrated communications firm that is part of the W2O Group network of companies, announced its acquisition of Partners for Medical Education, Inc., which will deepen and expand the company’s direct-to-patient advocacy and education offerings for its healthcare clients.
buyer parent: W2O Group
buyer: WCG Company
WCG is an independent strategic communications firm providing integrated solutions built upon clear analytics, with the aim of achieving competitive advantage for a growing spectrum of leading companies and organizations. "
target: Partners for Medical Education, Inc.
Led by Sharron Ames, a 30-year integrated marketing expert, Partners for Medical Education, Inc. delivers best-in-class patient programs and educational materials for people living with rare diseases, chronic illnesses and life-threatening conditions.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/12/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

W2O Group, acquired VM Foundry

synopsis: W2O Group announced the acquisition of VM Foundry. VM Foundry is an interactive agency specializing in digital marketing and social media. W2O Group will combine VM Foundry with its existing multi-office digital practice and local office in Austin to create W2O Digital.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: VM Foundry
VM Foundry is an Austin, Texas-based digital marketing and communication agency serving fantastic clients in a variety of industries around the world. Their primary service areas within digital media are strategy, design, programming and promotion.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/19/2012 via Market Wire

W2O Group, acquired Ravel

synopsis: W2O Group, an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms, announced the acquisition of Ravel, an Austin-based company with numerous software assets and a strong track record of solving difficult big data problems for multiple Fortune 500 companies.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Ravel
Ravel makes enterprise-grade analytics solutions for discovering insights from big data. Focused on driving innovation in deep analytics, Ravel is committed to developing products that allow enterprise companies to analyze massive datasets with commodity hardware and open source software.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Digital Media Solutions, acquired Crisp Results

synopsis: Digital Media Solutions, Inc., a provider of technology and digital performance marketing solutions, has acquired Crisp Results, a leader in performance based marketing solutions. Crisp Results mixes data, design, & technology to create acquisition solutions. The company focuses on medicare, final expense insurance, auto insurance, and healthcare.
buyer: Digital Media Solutions (DMS:$332.86)
Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is the largest single entry point for scalable and reliable people-based marketing solutions. DMS deploys a robust database of consumer intelligence and leverages massive proprietary media distribution to provide meaningful, insightful customer acquisition campaigns. "
target: Crisp Results
Crisp Results is a leader in performance based marketing solutions. Crisp Results mixes data, design, technology, & innovation to create the perfect blend of acquisition solutions. The company focuses on medicare insurance, final expense insurance, auto insurance, and healthcare.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/28/2015 via Company Press Release

Internet Brands, Inc., acquired Sesame Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Brands, Inc. announced that it has acquired Seattle-based Sesame Communications, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based patient engagement and digital marketing solutions for the dental and orthodontic industries.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., Internet Brands, Inc. is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. "
target: Sesame Communications, Inc.
Sesame Communications helps dental and orthodontic practices harness the power of the Internet to accelerate new patient acquisition and transform the patient experience. The Sesame 24-7 platform provides an end-to-end, HIPAA-compliant system tailored to the unique and specific needs of dentistry.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Huntsworth PLC, acquired The Creative Engagement Group Limited

synopsis: Huntsworth has acquired The Creative Engagement Group (TCEG) from private equiry firm LDC. TCEG has a total of 260 staff across three event, experiential and digital marketing companies with an international blue-chip client base across a range of sectors, with a particular strength in healthcare.
buyer: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$342.69)
Huntsworth is an international public relations and healthcare communications group operating from 57 principal offices in 27 countries. Huntsworth acquires, creates and develops specialist agencies that deliver marketing and communication services. "
target parent: Lloyds Banking Group
target: The Creative Engagement Group Limited
The Creative Engagement Group is a group of creative agencies focused on engaging audiences through the creation and delivery of live experiences, film, immersive and interactive content. They create a deeper engagement with audiences by delivering experiences and content that drive brand memory.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.5x
closed 6/9/2016 via PR Web

Aroluxe LLC, acquired Intellio LLC

synopsis: Aroluxe announces that it has acquired all the assets of Intell.io, a creative digital agency based in Nashville, TN. With a focus on healthcare and SaaS products, Intell.io has grown an impressive roster of medical clients and services.
buyer: Aroluxe LLC
Aroluxe is an integrated marketing agency located in Nashville, TN. Aroluxe creates world-class brands, strategic campaign development and execution, produces creative content and commercials, social media, digital advertising, and manages supporting services for its clients. "
target: Intellio LLC
Intell.io is a digital creative advertising agency located in Nashville, TN. With a focus on healthcare and SaaS products, Intell.io has grown an impressive roster of medical clients and services.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

Oxiem merged with Hafenbrack Marketing,

synopsis: Oxiem Brand Interactions and Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations have combined to form Upward Brand Interactions. The deal also includes Hafenbrack Marketing’s Genessa Health division. Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm. Oxiem is a national Web marketing agency and SEO.
buyer: Hafenbrack Marketing
Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm. Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations helps businesses achieve their marketing goals through clear communication and disciplined creativity. "
target: Oxiem
Oxiem is a national Web marketing agency and SEO company with expertise in the healthcare industry. It is an interactively inspired, integrated marketing agency that drives brand interactions to create client success.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Selbey Anderson, acquired IGNIFI

synopsis: Selbey Anderson, a creative agency group in the UK, has acquired IGNIFI, an independent creative agency in the UK. IGNIFI creates and implements effective communications for the human and animal healthcare industries. They offer services for creative strategy, branding, digital, design, and more.
buyer: Selbey Anderson
Selbey Anderson is a creative agency group in the UK. Selbey Anderson uses integrated marketing to drive client outcomes across the whole customer experience. The group offers services for public relations, digital marketing, and B2B tech marketing. "
target: IGNIFI
IGNIFI is an independent creative agency in the UK. IGNIFI creates and implements effective communications for the human and animal healthcare industries. They offer services for creative strategy, branding, digital, design, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Wunderman, acquired ABS Creative

synopsis: Wunderman Health has taken a majority stake in ABS Creative, a full-service agency that combines data, medical expertise, creativity, technology and tactical intelligence to develop impactful communication strategies and campaigns for clients in the healthcare industry.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Wunderman
Wunderman offers Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions. Powered by complex analytics and strategic insight, creative content engages the consumer as participant, creator and champion in always-on conversations to propel their clients’ growth. "
target: ABS Creative
What started out as a web agency in 1999 has grown to become a full-service organization that mixes medical expertise, creativity, technology and tactical intelligence to spark up the impact of healthcare and wellness communication strategies and tactics.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/30/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, acquired Heartbeat Ideas

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that Heartbeat Ideas, one of the largest and most highly regarded digital agencies in the healthcare communications space, has joined the Saatchi & Saatchi Health entities in the U.S. to form a wholly new market player with unmatched strength and depth.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness
Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness is a fully integrated wellness agency. The agency provides a full-range of marketing solutions including advertising, digital, direct promotion and social marketing strategies. Saatchi & Saatchi Health Communications and Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness operate as one entity. "
target: Heartbeat Ideas
Heartbeat Ideas is a pure interactive agency, built from the ground up to help clients prosper in the digital age. They design distinctive brand assets and websites that engages their clients' core constituents and trigger viral media, track blogs and construct eCRM programs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/18/2019 via PR Newswire

SITO Mobile Ltd., will acquire MediaJel

synopsis: SITO Mobile, a leading mobile data technology company that provides brands customized, data-driven solutions spanning strategic insights and media campaign delivery services, will acquire MediaJel, a leading provider of advertising and marketing solutions for the cannabis industry built with proprietary technology and driven by data.
buyer: SITO Mobile Ltd. (SITO:$42.50)
SITO is a leading mobile data technology company that provides brands customized, data-driven solutions spanning strategic insights and media campaign delivery services. Brands rely on SITO for real-time understanding of customer experience, providing increased clarity for better business decisions."
target: MediaJel
MediaJel provides advertising and marketing solutions for the cannabis industry built with proprietary technology and driven by data. Its team has vast experience from the food and beverage and consumer packaged goods industries matched with deep heritage in cannabis, hemp and ancillary space.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Kush Bottles, acquired Zack Darling Creative Associates

synopsis: Kush Bottles, Inc., a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, hydrocarbon gases, solvents, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced it has acquired Zack Darling Creative Associates, a full-spectrum digital creative agency, founded in 2009 and based in Santa Rosa, California.
buyer: Kush Bottles (OTCPK:KSHB:$40.75)
Kush Bottles, Inc. is a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, hydrocarbon gases, solvents, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry. "
target: Zack Darling Creative Associates
Zack Darling Creative Associates is a full-spectrum digital creative agency, founded in 2009 and based in Santa Rosa, California. It serves both traditional industry accounts as well as cannabis companies and currently works with clients across the U.S., Canada and Europe.
price ($mm)
$3.34
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2018 via PE Hub

Optima Healthcare Solutions, acquired Vantage Clinical Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Optima Healthcare Solutions, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, has acquired Bend, Oregon-based Vantage Clinical Solutions Inc, a provider of revenue cycle management and digital marketing services for physical therapy practices.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Optima Healthcare Solutions
Optima Healthcare Solutions provides cloud-based solutions for post-acute care providers, including contract therapy companies, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, outpatient therapy clinics and hospices. "
target: Vantage Clinical Solutions, Inc.
Vantage Clinical Solutions is a nationwide revenue cycle, digital marketing and consulting firm dedicated to the mission of improving healthcare through entrepreneurship. The company has provided solutions to the outpatient physical therapy market under its brands: VantageRCM and BuildPT.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/15/2017 via BusinessWire

MB Growth Advisors, acquired NKP Medical Marketing

synopsis: MB Growth Advisors, Inc. is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates has acquired NKP Medical Marketing, Inc. NKP Medical Marketing is a leading digital marketing and search engine optimization company primarily serving specialty medical practices including plastic and cosmetic surgeons, medical spas, dermatologists and dentists.
buyer: MB Growth Advisors
MB Growth Advisors is a southern California-based investment and advisory company. It partners with private investors to purchase and grow outstanding businesses across a variety of industries. "
target: NKP Medical Marketing
NKP Medical Marketing is a leading digital marketing and search engine optimization company primarily serving specialty medical practices including plastic and cosmetic surgeons, medical spas, dermatologists and dentists. NKP designs websites and other digital marketing assets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Marketeching Solutions, LLC

synopsis: W2O Group, a network of complementary digital, marketing and communications firms, announced the acquisition of Marketeching Solutions, LLC, a leading research and social listening consultancy focused in healthcare and life sciences.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: Marketeching Solutions, LLC
Marketeching Solutions, LLC is a leading digital marketing firm with a social platform to provide immediate and authentic consumer and professional insights focused in healthcare and life sciences. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New Hope, PA.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/24/2016 via PR Newswire

Sudler & Hennessey, acquired Viscira, LLC

synopsis: Sudler & Hennessey Group, a global healthcare communications network, announced the acquisition of Viscira, a leader in digital marketing and cutting-edge media in the healthcare space. Viscira develops visually-stunning, interactive solutions that provide unique, differentiated, and compelling communication delivery for the life sciences industry.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Sudler & Hennessey
Sudler & Hennessey is a leading healthcare communications firm that develops strategic promotional and educational programs for a wide spectrum of healthcare brands. S&H creates advertising, direct marketing, and sales promotion programs for prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications. "
target: Viscira, LLC
Viscira is dedicated to the design and development of new-media communication solutions and interactive software applications for the life-sciences industry. They provide a suite of programs that integrate best-in-class technology to deliver engaging and memorable content via electronic channels.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Regent Pacific Group Limited, will acquire Yooya

synopsis: Regent Pacific Group, a specialist healthcare, wellness and life sciences investment group, has signed a non-legally binding offer letter to acquire Entertainment Direct Asia ("Yooya"). Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products designed to awaken the body's natural healing system.
buyer: Regent Pacific Group Limited (SEHK:575:($0.57))
Regent Pacific is a diversified investment group based in Hong Kong currently holding various corporate and strategic investments focusing on the healthcare, wellness and life sciences sectors. "
target parent: DFR Asia
target: Yooya
Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is reshaping the way that brands connect with Chinese consumers. Yooya is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products, which are designed to awaken the body's natural healing system and promote better health and sleep.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

EVITRADE Health Systems Corporation, will acquire Artillery Labs

synopsis: EVITRADE Health Systems Corporation, a provider of automated online services for common health problems, will acquire Artillery labs, a Vancouver based internet marketing company that markets natural health products with a focus on full-body health solutions. Artillery labs specializes in email marketing, insights, affiliate marketing, and more.
buyer: EVITRADE Health Systems Corporation (:$0.00)
EVITRADE Health Systems Corp. provides automated online services for common health problems. The company offers an extensive platform for physiologically interactive computing supporting therapeutic-diagnostic devices, expert systems, and recommender applications for personal health management. "
target: Artillery Labs
Artillery labs is a Vancouver based internet marketing company that markets natural health products with a focus on full-body health solutions. The company specializes in email marketing, marketing automation, insights, lead generation, pay-per-click advertising and affiliate marketing.
price ($mm)
$2.29
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Havas Health, acquired Symbiotix

synopsis: The Havas Group announced the acquisition of Symbiotix, a specialized medical communications and marketing agency that works to leverage science through distinctive programming aimed at healthcare professionals. Symbiotix, will be integrated into the Havas Health Network, a company that houses Havas Life, Health4Brands and Havas Lynx.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas Health
Havas Health houses Havas Life (formerly Euro RSCG Life), Health4Brands (H4B) and Havas Lynx, three wholly owned health and wellness communication networks, and defines policies and processes for the global group. "
target: Symbiotix
Symbiotix has quickly gained a reputation for scientifically rigorous, fair-balanced approaches to both marketing and education strategies. Their well-qualified clinical staff works with clients and healthcare professionals to provide expert insight and resources for a breadth of therapeutic areas.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Structured Social, acquired Boundless Labs

synopsis: Structured Social, a growth marketing firm focused on e-commerce, has acquired Boundless Labs, a retention marketing company that specializes in e-mail and text message strategy. Boundless Labs drives conversion-optimized leads via paid social, paid search and cold email. Their clients include leading e-commerce brands and CBD+Cannabis companies.
buyer: Structured Social
Structured Social is a growth marketing firm focused on e-commerce. Structured Social helps consumer-focused companies drive revenue growth by providing expert consulting on offer structure, page design, paid social campaigns and partnerships with brands. "
target: Boundless Labs
Boundless Labs is a retention marketing company that specializes in e-mail and text message strategy. Boundless Labs drives conversion-optimized leads via paid social, paid search and cold email. Their clients include well-known e-commerce brands and top CBD+Cannabis companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2020 via PR Newswire

SPM Marketing, acquired Centretek

synopsis: SPM Marketing & Communications, a brand consultancy and integrated marketing communications firm, has acquired Centretek, a premier digital agency. The combined services of SPM and Centretek will provide their clients with a full range of creative and technology-based digital services and expand the combined agency's reach across the health sector.
buyer parent: Corridor Capital, LLC
buyer: SPM Marketing
SPM Marketing & Communications is a brand consultancy and integrated marketing communications firm that specializes in the healthcare industry. Having partnered with over 300 organizations in 40+ states, SPM helps organizations establish meaningful brand strategies that deliver measurable results. "
target: Centretek
Centretek is a leading provider of digital marketing and web content management system (WCMS) implementation for healthcare providers. Centretek is a full-service digital agency delivering technology-driven, multi-channel MarTech, and interactive web solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/30/2019 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, will acquire Aptus Health

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services, will acquire Aptus Health. Aptus Health offers health and life sciences companies a truly connected approach to engaging healthcare professionals, consumers and other stakeholders through an array of high-value digital information channels and services.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
target: Aptus Health
Aptus Health offers health and life sciences companies a truly connected approach to engaging healthcare professionals, consumers and other stakeholders through an array of high-value digital information channels and services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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rev ($mm)
$315.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.64
EBIT ($mm)
$31.64
Net Income ($mm)
$21.49
Employees
277
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A041510
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
S.M. Entertainment Co., Ltd.
S.M. Entertainment is one of the largest entertainment companies in South Korea. The company operates as a record label, talent agency, music production company, event management and concert production company, and music publishing house.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$293.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.60
EBIT ($mm)
$10.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
247
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Ticker: WHLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wilhelmina International, Inc.
Wilhelmina Models is one of the most prominent talent management agencies in the world. Wilhelmina has earned its prestigious standing as an industry leader by providing full-spectrum model management for women, men, full-figured, fitness, and children models, as well as entertainers and musicians.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$75.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.31
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$3.63
Employees
92
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Ticker: DB:PU11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Social Chain
As the first integrated social media company, The Social Chain combines social media and social commerce, integrated through its own tech platform LINKS. Headquartered in Germany, The Social Chain is a pioneer in the creation, development, and scaling of social media brands.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
700
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Ticker: OMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, public relations and other specialty communications services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13,171.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,956.40
EBIT ($mm)
$1,733.80
Net Income ($mm)
$945.40
Employees
64100
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Ticker: TSE:2433
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Group companies are committed to providing optimized solutions for advertisers, media companies and content holders in Japan and internationally. The company provides planning, production, marketing, public relations, and other services related to advertising in various media.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$12,689.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$491.78
EBIT ($mm)
$351.82
Net Income ($mm)
$208.98
Employees
23939
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Ticker: SWX:DKSH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH Holding Ltd.
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$11,600.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$282.63
EBIT ($mm)
$240.86
Net Income ($mm)
$232.55
Employees
32996
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Ticker: NYSE: IPG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Their companies specialize in consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations and specialty marketing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,319.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,276.60
EBIT ($mm)
$996.30
Net Income ($mm)
$453.60
Employees
54300
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Ticker: SZSE:300058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus Communication Group
BlueFocus is one of the most recognized communications services groups originating in China. They provide a wide spectrum of marketing and brand management services across disciplines of Strategy, Digital, Advertising, Media, Social, PR, Design, Branding, CRM, Data, E-Commerce and Mobile solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,361.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$120.72
EBIT ($mm)
$102.91
Net Income ($mm)
$75.66
Employees
5445
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Ticker: KOSE:A030000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide Inc. is a marketing solutions company that offers advertising, public relations, shopper marketing, sports marketing, digital marketing, etc. It was established in 1973 with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,750.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$196.43
EBIT ($mm)
$170.64
Net Income ($mm)
$116.35
Employees
1274
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