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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired The Octopus Group

synopsis: Publicis Groupe UK has acquired B2B marketing specialist agency Octopus Group to boost its B2B capabilities. London-based Octopus has evolved over recent years from a technology PR specialist to a digital and creative agency within the B2B sector.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: The Octopus Group
Octopus Group is a London-based B2B marketing specialist agency. Octopus has evolved over recent years from a technology PR specialist to a digital and creative agency within the B2B sector, with clients including Siemens, Adobe, Logitech, Smartsheet and ACI Worldwide.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Revel, acquired Borns B2B

synopsis: Revel, a company that specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses, has acquired Borns B2B, a branding and marketing company designed specifically for business-to-business marketers.
buyer: Revel
Revel specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses. Over the years, they have earned a reputation for delivering measurable ROI through their marketing strategy, brand building and marketing operations capabilities. "
target: Borns B2B
Borns B2B branding and marketing processes are designed for business-to-business marketers. Borns has helped clients market architectural products, biotech R&D services, capital equipment, contract manufacturing services, commercial lighting, industrial packaging, medical devices, and more.
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closed 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Corporate Visions, Inc., acquired Memzy, LLC

synopsis: Corporate Visions, the leading marketing and sales messaging, content, and skills training company has acquired Memzy, a company specializing in designing memorable, neuroscience-backed communications and presentation content.
buyer parent: Sentinel Capital Partners
buyer: Corporate Visions, Inc.
Corporate Visions is a leading marketing, sales and customer success messaging, content, and skills training company. Global B2B companies come to Corporate Visions when they want to improve Marketing, Sales and Customer Success performance. "
target: Memzy, LLC
Memzy is a company specializing in designing memorable, neuroscience-backed communications and presentation content. Memzy is a company that uses brain science research to help businesses create and deliver memorable and actionable messages.
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closed 10/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Happen

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Happen, a privately owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth. They specialize in product packaging, shopper insight, insight for brand positioning and more.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance & create value for their stakeholders. "
target: Happen
Happen, a privately owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth. They specialize in product packaging, shopper insight, insight for brand positioning and more.
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closed 9/25/2019 via PR Newswire

PodCo Media Networks, Inc., acquired Diecast Studios

synopsis: PodCo Media Networks™, Inc., a content publisher whose podcast offerings empower the voices of a new, diverse generation of business leaders, announced the acquisition of Chicago-based Diecast Studios. Diecast offered design and development services under one roof, combining the consistency of in-house with the resource array of an agency.
buyer: PodCo Media Networks, Inc.
PodCo Media Networks is the premier source for business-oriented podcasts that reflect a broad spectrum of voices and topics in today's fast-changing markets. The network is comprised of four leading podcasts- Confessions of a Marketer, The Innovation Podcast, Demystifying Data and My First Job. "
target: Diecast Studios
Chicago-based Diecast Studios offers design and development services under one roof, combining the consistency of in-house with the resource array of an agency.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

TANK New Media, acquired Invoq Marketing

synopsis: TANK Media, a B2B marketing agency, has acquired Invoq Marketing Company. Both firms are HubSpot Marketing agency partners. Invoq specializes in inbound B2B marketing, a discipline that entails content marketing via social media, email newsletters, calls to action and other forms of delivery.
buyer: TANK New Media
TANK New Media is a leading B2B marketing agency in Kansas City. TANK helps growth-minded organizations generate the marketing and sales traction necessary to move their business forward. "
target: Invoq Marketing
Invoq specializes in inbound B2B marketing, a discipline that entails content marketing via social media, email newsletters, calls to action and other forms of delivery. Invoq was founded in 2015 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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closed 7/23/2018 via PR Newswire

Engine Shop, LLC, acquired IEG, LLC

synopsis: Engine Shop, the award-winning sports, and entertainment marketing agency, has acquired IEG, the IEG Sponsorship Conference, and ESP Properties' U.S. brand consultancy from GroupM. IEG is the premier global consultancy in partnership strategy, evaluation and measurement for leading sponsors and rightsholders.
buyer parent: Bruin Sports Capital
buyer: Engine Shop, LLC
Engine Shop, is an award-winning Global Sports and Entertainment Marketing Agency that specializes in modern, omnichannel marketing campaigns that foster consumer engagement through experiences. Its clients include American Family Insurance, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Floor and Décor, and more. "
target parent: WPP Group, plc
target: IEG, LLC
IEG is the premier global consultancy in partnership strategy, evaluation and measurement for leading sponsors and rightsholders. IEG helps brand and property clients navigate the complex universe of sponsorship and engagement marketing to optimize the value of brand partnerships.
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closed 5/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Unlimited Group, acquired First Base Communications Limited

synopsis: Unlimited Group, a London-based marketing group, has acquired First Base, a B2B lead generation and content marketing agency in London. First Base takes the guesswork out of their clients B2B content marketing strategy and delivers marketing programmes that help them achieve results.
buyer parent: Dbay Advisors
buyer: Unlimited Group (CRE:$136.18)
Unlimited Group is a London-based marketing group. Unlimited Group has produced award-winning campaigns for some of the world’s biggest brands. The group deploys science to better understand and track human behaviour, and to inspire and enable truly effective creativity for brands. "
target: First Base Communications Limited
First Base is a B2B lead generation and content marketing agency in London. First Base takes the guesswork out of their clients B2B content marketing strategy and delivers marketing programmes that help them achieve results.
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

All Contents, acquired La Machine

synopsis: All Contents, a communications agency specializing in editorial influence, has acquired La Machine, a company that provides B2B communication and brand management services. Both companies are based in France.
buyer: All Contents
All Contents is a communications agency specializing in editorial influence. They combine content communication and publishing. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: La Machine
La Machine SARL provides B2B communication and brand management services. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Aubière, France.
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closed 2/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Publitek Limited, acquired McBru

synopsis: Publitek has acquired McBru, a similar B2B tech agency based in Portland, Oregon. With immediate effect, McBru becomes Publitek North America and its founder, Kerry McClenahan, takes on the role of President. McBru's services include branding, influencer relations, social media, advertising, lead nurturing, interactive, content marketing, and more.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: Publitek Limited
Publitek is a UK-based, technical B2B digital shop focused on content marketing. Publitek is a technical, content-led, B2B marketing communications agency specialising in electronics, automation and engineering. "
target: McBru
McBru (McClenahan Bruer) is a full-service integrated tech B2B marketing agency. Their services include branding, influencer relations, social media, advertising, lead nurturing, interactive, content marketing, and customer engagement.
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closed 8/3/2017 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Brand Learning

synopsis: Accenture has acquired marketing and sales capability consultancy Brand Learning, to help organizations drive sustained customer led growth by enhancing their marketing, sales, HR and leadership capabilities.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance. "
target: Brand Learning
Brand Learning is a marketing and sales capability consultancy that helps organizations drive sustained customer led growth by enhancing their marketing, sales, HR and leadership capabilities.
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closed 2/13/2017 via Company Press Release

The Pursuit Group merged with Communica,

synopsis: Communica, Inc., a Toledo-based integrated marketing communications firm has merged with The Pursuit Group, a Toledo-based content marketing and funnel management firm. The two companies have worked closely together for many years to service a global client base primarily in the B2B arena. The agency will retain the name Communica, Inc.
buyer: Communica
Communica is a full-service marketing, advertising and public relations agency operating from six regional offices: Toledo, Columbus, Detroit, Lexington, Charlotte and Shanghai, China. They have clients locally, nationally and globally — from Fortune 500 companies to the latest startups. "
target: The Pursuit Group
The Pursuit Group is a team of marketing, sales, and technology veterans who help B2B companies assess and adapt to the evolving, buyer-empowered landscape. Their services include: Lead Generation, Sales Funnel Management, Content Development & Sales Process Management and Measurement.
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closed 12/1/2016 via Market Wire

Clarion Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Madison Logic

synopsis: Clarion Capital Partners, LLC announced that it has completed its acquisition of Madison Logic Inc., the global leader in Account Based Marketing. This partnership enables Madison Logic to invest further in its Activate ABM™ platform, pushing the company's already robust data-driven product development efforts across multiple new verticals.
buyer: Clarion Capital Partners, LLC
Clarion Capital Partners is a New York based middle market private equity firm. Clarion invests in growth companies in a variety of industries including Consumer Products and Specialty Retail, Media & Entertainment, Business Services, Healthcare Services, and Specialty Financial Services. "
target: Madison Logic
Madison Logic is the global leader in Account Based Marketing. Their B2B marketing technology platform, Activate ABM™, unifies targeted advertising and content syndication with attribution metrics to show measurable return on investment.
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closed 11/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

All Contents, acquired Agence 1989

synopsis: All Contents, a French communications agency specializing in editorial influence, has acquired Agence 1989, a French creative agency, specialized in B2B brand strategies, design and interactive services.
buyer: All Contents
All Contents is a communications agency specializing in editorial influence. They combine content communication and publishing. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: Agence 1989
Agence 1989 is a French creative agency, specialized in B2B brand strategies, design and interactive services. They are based in Aubière, France.
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closed 4/29/2016 via Wall Street Journal

You & Mr Jones, acquired theAmplify

synopsis: You & Mr Jones, the brand technology company founded by former Havas CEO David Jones, has acquired a majority stake in influencer marketing firm theAmplify. theAmplify aims to help brands with all aspects of influencer marketing—from identifying the right partner to activating campaigns—using its proprietary technology.
buyer: You & Mr Jones
You & Mr Jones is the world’s first Brandtech group, a global marketplace for content creation and distribution that will use technology to help businesses to build brands better, faster & cheaper. "
target: theAmplify
theAmplify is an invite-only network for influencers with a daily reach of more than 500 million. The company aims to help brands with all aspects of influencer marketing—from identifying the right partner to activating campaigns—using its proprietary technology.
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closed 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haig Public Relations Limited merged with The Content Market,

synopsis: Harrogate-based content agency The Content Market has merged with Haig PR, a specialist B2B marketing and communications consultancy with expertise in online and traditional PR, content marketing, crisis management, social media and marketing strategy. Haig PR was founded by Jenni Moulson, one of the directors of The Content Market.
buyer: The Content Market
The Content Market is a digital content agency providing high quality journalistic content for businesses and agencies. Run by journalists, The Content Market understands exactly how to use words and headlines to grab an audience's attention. "
target: Haig Public Relations Limited
Haig is a specialist B2B marketing and communications consultancy with expertise in online and traditional PR, content marketing, crisis management, social media and marketing strategy. They operate a multi-channel approach to PR and marketing and pride themselves in providing high quality content.
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closed 11/20/2014 via Company Press Release

Zizzo Group, Inc., acquired Clear Verve Marketing, LLC

synopsis: Zizzo Group, Milwaukee’s most fearless, results-driven, integrated marketing firm, announced it has acquired Clear Verve Marketing, a leading content and business-to-business marketing agency.
buyer: Zizzo Group, Inc.
Zizzo Group is a Milwaukee-based integrated marketing firm. The agency works in partnership with their clients, providing counsel to a wide range of regional and national business-to-business and consumer clients as well as nonprofits. "
target: Clear Verve Marketing, LLC
Clear Verve Marketing is a leading content and business-to-business marketing agency. They offer Strategic marketing or brand planning, Logo design, Company brochures, or sales sheets, Direct mail letters, Newsletters, Postcards, Media Relations, Social media consulting and execution, and more.
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closed 5/18/2016 via Market Wire

Madison Logic, acquired Internal Results

synopsis: Madison Logic, one of the world's fastest growing companies dedicated to solving the digital needs of B2B marketers, announced its acquisition of Internal Results. The company is a global provider of B2B lead generation solutions, firmly solidifying itself as the largest account based marketing platform available.
buyer: Madison Logic
Madison Logic is among the world's fastest growing companies dedicated to solving the digital needs of B2B marketers. Madison Logic's Account Based Marketing Platform powers targeted advertising and content syndication products that deliver real results powered by the most comprehensive B2B data set"
target: Internal Results
Based in the UK and Ireland, Internal Results provides a comprehensive set of lead generation services that ensure b2b marketers' long-term & short-term pipeline productivity, ranging from e-marketing and opportunity identification to appointment setting and inbound lead qualification.
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closed 2/3/2016 via PR Web

LeadG2, acquired VitbergLLC

synopsis: LeadG2, an inbound marketing agency and HubSpot Platinum Partner, announced that it has acquired Vitberg, LLC, a HubSpot Gold Partner specializing in the professional services industry. Vitberg helps accountants, consultants, recruiters and other professional service firms get more visibility, leads and new business using digital marketing.
buyer parent: The Center for Sales Strategy, Inc.
buyer: LeadG2
LeadG2 is a division of The Center for Sales Strategy and is a HubSpot Platinum Partner inbound marketing agency. LeadG2 is the leading inbound agency serving the media industry. LeadG2 serves clients throughout the United States and Canada, from their headquarters in Tampa, Florida. "
target: VitbergLLC
VitbergLLC is a digital marketing agency for B2B and professional services firms. They help their clients with tools, technologies, strategies and tactics for getting more visibility, more leads, more new clients and more ROI.
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announced 12/23/2020 via BusinessWire

Cetina Capital, will acquire Crowd Content Media Inc.

synopsis: Corum Group, the leading M&A advisory firm for software and related technology companies, announces that its client, Crowd Content, has been acquired by Cetina Capital. Crowd Content is a leading content writing service helping businesses create content at any scale.
buyer: Cetina Capital
Based out of the San Francisco Bay Area, Cetina’s team is experienced in the full lifecycle of a business from start-up to growth (and/or turn-around) to meaningful exits. Cetina is interested in businesses/divisions with an IT component providing services or products to businesses or government. "
target: Crowd Content Media Inc.
Headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, Crowd Content is a leading content writing service that helps enterprises, small and midsize businesses, as well as writers create marketing content at any scale.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired The Octopus Group

synopsis: Publicis Groupe UK has acquired B2B marketing specialist agency Octopus Group to boost its B2B capabilities. London-based Octopus has evolved over recent years from a technology PR specialist to a digital and creative agency within the B2B sector.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: The Octopus Group
Octopus Group is a London-based B2B marketing specialist agency. Octopus has evolved over recent years from a technology PR specialist to a digital and creative agency within the B2B sector, with clients including Siemens, Adobe, Logitech, Smartsheet and ACI Worldwide.
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closed 5/3/2022 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Profitero

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has announced the acquisition of Profitero, a leading SaaS global ecommerce intelligence platform helping brands accelerate commerce sales and profitability.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: Profitero
Profitero is a leading SaaS global ecommerce intelligence platform helping brands accelerate commerce sales and profitability.
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closed 5/3/2022 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Profitero

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has announced the acquisition of Profitero, a leading SaaS global ecommerce intelligence platform helping brands accelerate commerce sales and profitability.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: Profitero
Profitero is a leading SaaS global ecommerce intelligence platform helping brands accelerate commerce sales and profitability.
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closed 7/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Boomerang Agency

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, the third largest communications group in the world, has acquired Boomerang Agency, a creative agency in the Netherlands. Boomerang helps brands to be more human by sparking authentic conversations between companies and people. Their team consists of creatives, producers, filmmakers, copywriters, and more.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: Boomerang Agency
Boomerang Agency is a creative agency in the Netherlands that specializes in connecting brands and people. Boomerang helps brands to be more human by sparking authentic conversations between companies and people. Their team consists of creatives, producers, filmmakers, copywriters, 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:$11,738.00)
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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closed 3/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Balance Internet

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, the third largest communications group in the world, has acquired Balance Internet, an Australian digital commerce agency. Balance specialises in designing, developing and supporting high performing eCommerce solutions using Magento's open source platform.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: Balance Internet
Balance Internet is an Australian digital commerce agency. Balance specialises in designing, developing and supporting high performing eCommerce solutions using Magento's open source platform. The agency partners with organisations to digitally transform and streamline their business processes.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired The Octopus Group

synopsis: Publicis Groupe UK has acquired B2B marketing specialist agency Octopus Group to boost its B2B capabilities. London-based Octopus has evolved over recent years from a technology PR specialist to a digital and creative agency within the B2B sector.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: The Octopus Group
Octopus Group is a London-based B2B marketing specialist agency. Octopus has evolved over recent years from a technology PR specialist to a digital and creative agency within the B2B sector, with clients including Siemens, Adobe, Logitech, Smartsheet and ACI Worldwide.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Affinity ID

synopsis: Publicis Groupe has acquired Affinity ID, New Zealand’s leading independent customer experience agency. They are a technology and marketing agency, enabling large businesses to develop customer marketing platforms designed for systematic growth and scale.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: Affinity ID
Affinity ID is New Zealand’s leading independent customer experience agency. They are a technology and marketing agency, enabling large businesses to develop customer marketing platforms designed for systematic growth and scale.
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closed 8/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Rauxa

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has announced its acquisition of Rauxa, an independent, full-service marketing agency. They offer Brand Marketing, Content Marketing, CRM, Direct Response, Web Design and Development and more.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: Rauxa
Rauxa is the full-service agency that is rooted in data, enabled by technology, inspired to create and orchestrated to perform for Verizon, Alaska Airlines, Vans and more than 20 other brands. They offer Brand Marketing, Content Marketing, CRM, Direct Response, Web Design and Development and more.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired McCready Bale Media Limited

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has acquired McCready Bale Media (MBM), New Zealand’s largest full-service media agency. MBM specializes in digital media and works across all media channels. MBM delivers award winning communication solutions through the power of media and technology.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: McCready Bale Media Limited
McCready Bale Media (MBM) is New Zealand’s largest independent, full-service media agency. MBM specializes in digital media and works across all media channels. MBM delivers award winning communication solutions through the power of media and technology.
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announced 4/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, will acquire Epsilon

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, is to acquire Epsilon, an all-encompassing global marketing innovator, from Alliance Data. Epsilson provides unrivaled data intelligence and customer insights and world-class technology including loyalty, email and CRM platforms.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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 parent: Alliance Data Systems, Inc.
target: Epsilon
Epsilon is an all-encompassing global marketing innovator. They provide unrivaled data intelligence and customer insights, world-class technology including loyalty, email and CRM platforms and data-driven creative, activation and execution.
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$4,400
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$1,900
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closed 2/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Soft Computing

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has acquired Soft Computing, a leading consultancy and service provider in data sciences and digital technologies applied to marketing and customer experience. They are based in Paris, France.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: Soft Computing (ENXTPA:SFT:$53.14)
Soft Computing is a leading consultancy and service provider in data sciences and digital technologies applied to marketing and customer experience. They are based in Paris, France.
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$52
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$3
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announced 10/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Xebia France will be merged with Publicis.Sapient,

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it is entering into exclusive negotiations to acquire Xebia France, a renowned agile IT consultancy firm that specializes in Data, Web, Cloud technologies, reactive software programming and Mobility. Xebia France would be combined with Publicis.Sapient, the digital business transformation hub of Publicis Groupe.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis.Sapient
Publicis.Sapient, the digital business transformation hub of Publicis Groupe, helps clients drive growth and efficiency and evolve the ways they work, in a world where consumer behavior and technology are catalyzing social and commercial change at an unprecedented pace. "
target parent: Xebia
target: Xebia France
Founded in 2005 by Luc Legardeur, Xebia France is a renowned agile IT consultancy firm that specializes in Data, Web, Cloud technologies, reactive software programming and Mobility. They are based in Paris, France.
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closed 10/4/2018 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Kindred Group

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has announced the acquisition of Kindred Group, the largest, independent digital communications group in Czech Republic.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: Kindred Group
Kindred Group is the largest, independent digital communications group in Czech Republic. Kindred Group was founded in 2013 as a collective of independent specialized agencies that includes digital agencies Nydrle and Inspiro; and media agencies Red Media and Go.Direct.
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closed 8/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired One Digital

synopsis: Publicis Communications, Publicis Groupe's creative hub, has announced the acquisition of One Digital, a data-driven agency focused on business performance and creativity based in São Paulo.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: One Digital
One Digital is a data-driven agency focused on business performance and creativity based in São Paulo. Founded in 2003, One Digital has 64 employees and works with international and Brazilian brands.
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closed 7/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Publicis Health, acquired Payer Sciences

synopsis: Publicis Health, part of Publicis Groupe, announced the acquisition of Payer Sciences, an innovative, data-and-analytics-driven health marketing agency focused on helping biopharmaceutical manufacturers navigate the dynamic U.S. reimbursement environment.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Health
Publicis Health is the largest healthcare communications network in the world.. They are a division of Publicis Groupe S.A., the third largest advertising and media company, giving them unparalleled global reach. "
target: Payer Sciences
Payer Sciences is an innovative, data-and-analytics-driven health marketing agency focused on helping biopharmaceutical manufacturers navigate the dynamic U.S. reimbursement environment.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Ecosys OOH Advertising Pvt. Ltd

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, has acquired Ecosys OOH, India's first digital out of home advertising agency. Ecosys OOH helps brands to connect with consumers by using emerging technologies to deliver more optimized, more engaging, and more targeted OOH campaigns.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
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: Ecosys OOH Advertising Pvt. Ltd
Ecosys OOH is India's first digital out of home advertising agency. Ecosys OOH enable brands to exploit the opportunities in the consumer ecosystem digitally to connect with the consumer using emerging technologies to deliver more optimized, more engaging, and more targeted OOH campaigns.
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closed 11/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Publicis Health, acquired PlowShare Group

synopsis: Publicis Health, part of Publicis Groupe, S.A., announced the acquisition of PlowShare Group, the leading communications agency that specializes in working exclusively with nonprofit organizations and federal agencies on social issue and cause marketing campaigns.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Health
Publicis Health is the largest healthcare communications network in the world.. They are a division of Publicis Groupe S.A., the third largest advertising and media company, giving them unparalleled global reach. "
target: PlowShare Group
PlowShare Group is the leading communications agency that specializes in working exclusively with nonprofit organizations and federal agencies on social issue and cause marketing campaigns.
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closed 9/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Prodigious UK Limited, acquired The Harbor Picture Company Inc.

synopsis: Prodigious, the Publicis Groupe’s production entity, has acquired Harbor Picture Company, a New York-based production studio that works on film, TV and commercial projects. Harbor's model as a bespoke content creation and execution partner offers clients the benefits of an end-to-end offering with a customized approach for every project.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Prodigious UK Limited
Prodigious designs, produces and delivers brand content across all channels, using the best talent, processes and tools. The result is seamless global execution of multiple content types across all markets, without compromising creative quality. "
target: The Harbor Picture Company Inc.
Harbor Picture Company is a Soho, NY-based, full-service production and post-production studio that specializes in best-in-class content creation across the commercial, television and feature film categories. Harbor allows brands and storytellers to create highest-caliber creative work at scale.
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closed 7/5/2017 via PR Newswire

MSLGroup, acquired The Herd Agency

synopsis: Publicis Communications announced the acquisition of The Herd Agency, one of Australia's largest and most-awarded public relations agencies. The Herd Agency specializes in public relations, social media, content and creative. The Herd Agency will be renamed Herd MSL, marking the launch of Publicis Groupe's PR arm MSL into the Australian market.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: MSLGroup
MSL is Publicis Groupe's strategic communications and engagement group. It is one of the world's largest public relations and integrated communications networks and provides strategic counsel and creative thinking. "
target: The Herd Agency
The Herd Agency is one of Australia's largest and most-awarded public relations agencies. They have a team of 55 specialists in public relations, social media, content and creative, with a strong track record in consumer lifestyle, corporate, government, b2b, technology, and integrated campaigns.
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closed 11/30/2016 via PR Newswire

MSLGroup, acquired North Strategic

synopsis: Publicis Groupe's MSLGROUP announced that it has acquired North Strategic, an independent public relations firms in Canada. The acquisition includes Notch Video, North Strategic's online video marketplace. Both firms will retain their names and will work separately but seamlessly alongside MSLGROUP and Publicis Communications operations.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: MSLGroup
MSLGROUP is Publicis Groupe's strategic communications and engagement group, advisors in all aspects of communication strategy: from consumer PR to financial communications, from public affairs to reputation management and from crisis communications to experiential marketing and events. "
target: North Strategic
Since its founding in 2011, North Strategic is a communications agency that drives earned media programs for their clients. They bring mass media coverage, word-of-mouth and social media buzz together with brand strategy and storytelling to help propel their clients’ business forward.
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closed 5/18/2022 via Company Press Release

Jungle21, S.A., acquired Full Circle Karma

synopsis: Jungle21, an ecosystem of creative companies in Spain, has acquired Full Circle Karma (FCK), a digital creative agency in Spain. FCK helps companies to grow and launch businesses, offering a creative approach for advertising, design, production and consultancy. They offer services for brand consultancy, logo design, content production, and more.
buyer: Jungle21, S.A.
Jungle21 is an ecosystem of creative companies in Spain. Jungle21 creates unique specialized solutions around its client’s business challenges by applying creativity across the entire company experience. They provide services for creative strategy, advertising, public relations, and more. "
target: Full Circle Karma
Full Circle Karma (FCK) is a digital creative agency in Spain. FCK helps companies to evolve, grow, launch or create businesses, offering a creative approach for advertising, design, production and consultancy. They offer services for brand consultancy, logo design, content production, and more.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Candid, acquired Creature London

synopsis: International marketing and communications platform, Candid has acquired independent UK advertising agency, Creature. Creature produces ambitious campaigns that get talked about in the real world: in pubs, at the school gates and in living rooms up and down the country, and deliver real results for clients.
buyer: Candid
Candid are a marketing and communications platform organization headquartered in London and Amsterdam. Through their platform strategy and candid values, they are the first player that truly breaks down the silos in the industry. "
target: Creature London
Creature is a independent UK advertising agency based in London that produces ambitious campaigns that get talked about in the real world: in pubs, at the school gates and in living rooms up and down the country, and deliver real results for clients.
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announced 5/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Demonstrate, will acquire Deutsch Design Works

synopsis: Demonstrate, a leading minority owned, full-service marketing and communications agency, will acquire Deutsch Design Works (DDW), an award-winning branding and design agency. DDW provides a broad array of strategic, design and integrated marketing services to help brands tell compelling stories that build their business on a human level.
buyer: Demonstrate
Demonstrate is an independently owned full-service marketing and communications agency. Demonstrate helps clients navigate the current cultural landscape and align their initiatives with relevant trends. They provide services for brand development, PR, social media, content, experiential, and more. "
target: Deutsch Design Works
Deutsch Design Works (DDW) is an award-winning branding and design agency. DDW provides a broad array of strategic, design and integrated marketing services to help brands tell compelling stories that build their business on a human level.
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closed 4/25/2022 via PR Newswire

JDA Worldwide, acquired The KAIROS Company

synopsis: JDA Worldwide, a full-service marketing agency serving consumer brands, impactful non-profit organizations, and fast-growing companies since 2003, announced the acquisition of Glendale, California-based public relations and strategic communications firm, The KAIROS Company.
buyer: JDA Worldwide
JDA Worldwide is a full-service marketing agency specializing in brand, media, and creative for emerging and extraordinary brands. Headquartered in Indianapolis, JDA is a regular member of the Inc. 500|5000 for fastest-growing companies in the United States. "
target: The KAIROS Company
The KAIROS Company is the go-to strategic and personal counselor for leaders and organizations who wish to sharpen their public image for audiences of all shapes and sizes. The KAIROS Company services cover strategy, public relations, communications, advertising, and consulting.
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closed 3/28/2022 via Company Press Release

Jungle21, S.A., acquired Pink

synopsis: Madrid-based Jungle21 (J21) has acquired Pink, a Spanish creative boutique. Founded in 2016, PINK has offices in Spain and Italy and has developed creative projects for companies such as Direct Line, Škoda, Verti, Beam Suntory, Mapfre, DYC, García Baquero, Chicco, Control, Poltronesofa or Alce Nero.
buyer: Jungle21, S.A.
Based in Madrid, Jungle21 is an ecosystem of creative companies. With its people-centric model, Jungle21 creates unique specialized solutions around its client’s business challenges by applying creativity across the entire company experience. "
target: Pink
Based in Spain, PINK is a strategic and creative firm dedicated to the creative transformation of business and whose purpose is the creation of value. Since its inception, PINK develops key strategic and creative international projects.
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closed 3/16/2022 via PR Newswire

Gemini XIII, acquired The Infinite Agency

synopsis: Gemini XIII, the podcasting and radio industries' new home for premium audio content, production and marketing services, has acquired The Infinite Agency, a full-service digital advertising agency based in Dallas, TX. The Infinite Agency builds meaningful connections between brands, people, and culture in the social, digital, and physical world.
buyer: Gemini XIII
Gemini XIII serves the audio industry with premium content, production, and marketing services for podcasting and radio. Gemini XIII is the podcasting and radio industries' new home for premium audio content, production and marketing services. "
target: The Infinite Agency
The Infinite Agency is a full-service digital advertising agency based in Dallas, TX. Founded by Jonathan Ogle, it creates the future of brands using data driven strategies, influencer marketing, modern video and audio production, social content creation, digital marketing, and creative thinking.
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closed 3/10/2022 via BNC Analysis

Lyko Group AB, acquired Honesty AB

synopsis: Lyko has acquired the advertising agency Honesty with the goal is to create Sweden’s best in-house agency. Under the e-merchant’s flag, this agency will be called Lyko Studio. Honesty, based in Stockholm, is an agency that builds powerfully minimalistic brand platforms and atomic communication concepts to propel brands into the future.
buyer: Lyko Group AB (OM:LYKO A:$224.40)
Based in Sweden, Lyko is the hair and beauty specialist who strives to have the best customer experience and the widest product range. Lyko wants to capture the feeling that beauty is playful, wonderful and something individual. Lyko offers over 55,000 products from more than 1,000 brands. "
target: Honesty AB
Honesty, based in Stockholm, is an agency that builds powerfully minimalistic brand platforms and atomic communication concepts to propel brands into the future. It was founded in 2009 by Walter Naeslund and Julia Anjou.
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closed 2/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Engine Group (Australia), acquired Engine Group (Australia)

synopsis: Tim Weger, a managing director of Engine Group, has acquired the company from Brent Jarvis, the company's founder. Engine Group is a creative communications agency in Australia. Engine executes beautiful campaigns that resonates and connects with people. They create positive change through advertising, design, digital marketing and PR.
buyer: Engine Group (Australia)
Engine Group is a creative communications agency in Australia. Engine executes beautiful campaigns that resonates and connects with people. They create positive change through advertising, design, digital marketing and PR. "
target: Engine Group (Australia)
Engine Group is a creative communications agency in Australia. Engine executes beautiful campaigns that resonates and connects with people. They create positive change through advertising, design, digital marketing and PR.
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closed 12/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Dynata, acquired Ameritest

synopsis: Dynata has acquired Ameritest, a brand and advertising research consultancy. The acquisition strengthens Dynata's advertising solutions offerings within the Dynata Platform, adding key creative testing capabilities to help clients measure the effectiveness of their messages to create engaging creative for better communication and higher ROI.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the world's largest first-party data and insights platform. With a reach of over 62 million consumers and business professionals globally, and an extensive library of individual profile attributes collected through surveys, Dynata is the cornerstone for precise, trustworthy quality data. "
target: Ameritest
Ameritest is a high-end brand and advertising research consultancy. Through an integrated system of research methodologies, Ameritest helps clients grow their brand image, optimize their ad executions, and improve the effectiveness of their advertising over time.
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closed 11/17/2021 via BusinessWire

MoneyLion, acquired Malka

synopsis: MoneyLion Inc., an award-winning, data-driven, digital financial platform, announced that it has acquired MALKA Media Group LLC, a rapidly growing creator network and content platform.
buyer: MoneyLion (ML:$130.75)
MoneyLion is a mobile banking and financial membership platform that empowers people to take control of their finances. Since its launch in 2013, MoneyLion has earned its members' trust by building a full-service digital platform to deliver mobile banking, lending, and investment solutions. "
target: Malka
MALKA Media is a rapidly growing creator network and content platform. They are a category leader and innovator in the fastest growing digital media and content sectors across entertainment, sports, gaming, live streaming, and brand storytelling.
price ($mm)
$40
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closed 11/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired Maverick Creative

synopsis: Global independent marketing and communications firm, FINN Partners, has acquired Maverick Creative, a creative communications agency specializing in modern storytelling for travel and lifestyle clients. Maverick will retain its current branding and operations while expanding its presence to the UK.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Maverick Creative
Maverick Creative is a creative communications agency specializing in modern storytelling for travel and lifestyle clients. Maverick Creative combines razor-sharp awareness of industry trends and a tight embrace of contemporary storytelling to grab media and consumers alike.
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closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Finn Partners, acquired Anthology Marketing Group

synopsis: FINN Partners, a global marketing and communications firm, announced that it plans to acquire Honolulu-based Anthology Marketing Group. Anthology is a marketing communications company with offices in Seattle, Honolulu, San Francisco, and Guam.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: Anthology Marketing Group
Anthology is a marketing communications company with offices in Seattle, Honolulu, San Francisco, and Guam. They provide services in public relations, social media, brand, advertising, information design, digital, mobile, media strategy, research, and analytics.
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closed 10/6/2021 via BusinessWire

SourceCode Communications LLC, acquired Strike 2

synopsis: SourceCode Communications, a New York-based technology and innovation communications agency, announced it acquired Chicago-based integrated creative agency, Strike 2. Founded in 2019, they provide a robust offering of creative and digital services for a wide range of clients—from startups to Fortune 100s.
buyer: SourceCode Communications LLC
SourceCode Communications is a New York-based technology and innovation communications agency. They offer services in strategy, social media, influencer relations, crisis communications, analytics, and more. "
target: Strike 2
Strike 2 is a Chicago-based integrated creative agency. Founded in 2019, they provide a robust offering of creative and digital services for a wide range of clients—from startups to Fortune 100s.
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closed 9/23/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Brandfire Marketing merged with OKD Marketing,

synopsis: OKD Marketing has announced its merger with Brandfire Marketing, becoming Evolve Agency Group. Brandfire is a mid-size, full-service marketing agency located in Markham, ON and OKD Marketing is an independent, full-service marketing and communications agency also based in Canada.
buyer: OKD Marketing
OKD Marketing is an independent, full-service marketing and communications agency in Canada. ODK Marketing is a one stop shop for all marketing needs. They offer marketing services in all categories, including strategy, media, creative, social, digital, promotional, event, and branding. "
target: Brandfire Marketing
Brandfire is a mid-size, full-service marketing agency located in Markham, ON which specializes in brand planning & development, advertising, digital & social, and shopper marketing.
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closed 9/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

LLYC, acquired BESO Holding

synopsis: LLYC takes another step forward in its growth strategy with the acquisition of 75% of the Mexican agency BESO. BESO is a creative data-predictive agency, the successful project of its two founding partners – José Beker and Federico Isuani – who will continue to hold a stake and lead the company’s business. 
buyer: LLYC (BME:LLYC:$52.35)
Llorente & Cuenca (LLYC) is the leading communications, reputation management and public affairs consultancy firm with a presence in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. It has twenty three partners and more than 480 professionals. It currently operates in 13 countries through 16 offices. "
target: BESO Holding
BESO was founded in 2014 based on the collaboration of the two agencies of its founders – Beker and Socialand. Mexico-based BESO is a creative data-predictive agency that has revolutionized advertising by placing technology and data at the very heart of the creative and strategic process.
price ($mm)
$8.40*
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announced 9/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Accenture, will acquire King James Group

synopsis: Accenture, a global professional services company, has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa-based King James Group, a highly awarded creative agency with deep expertise in brand strategy, creativity and digital marketing services.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: King James Group
King James Group is an independent South African agency, made up of seven specialist companies and divisions that work in tandem. They span advertising, branding, PR, digital marketing and more.
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closed 8/26/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Azerion BV, acquired Keymobile

synopsis: Dutch digital gaming and monetization technology firm Azerion has acquired Keymobile, a provider of mobile advertising services to serve both advertisers and media agencies. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
buyer: Azerion BV (ENXTAM:AZRN:$310.85)
Azerion is a Netherlands-based media, gaming, and technology company that provides safe, reliable, valuable content and services. Azerion engages users while helping advertisers and publishers connect with them by tailoring advertising and content solutions to markets where they're present. "
target: Keymobile
Keymobile is a provider of mobile advertising services to serve both advertisers and media agencies. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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closed 7/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Abstrakt Marketing Group, acquired Sapper Consulting

synopsis: Abstrakt Marketing Group, a full-service lead generation company, has acquired Sapper Consulting, a provider of industry-leading email marketing solutions. The combination will enable Abstrakt to offer comprehensive integrated marketing services to more than 1,700 clients in all 50 U.S. states.
buyer: Abstrakt Marketing Group
Abstrakt Marketing Group is a business growth agency serving over 800 clients nationwide. With 350+ employees, Abstrakt has grown rapidly since its founding in 2009. Abstrakt is a full-service lead generation company, offering both inbound and outbound solutions for their client partners. "
target: Sapper Consulting
Sapper Consulting is an advertising and marketing firm that provides innovative lead generation services for small businesses that help them save time and money. Sapper Consulting secures high-quality meetings with decision makers by combining precise targeting, creative email content, and big data.
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closed 7/23/2021 via PR Newswire

The Hatcher Group, Inc., acquired Horne Creative Group, Inc.

synopsis: The Hatcher Group, a full-service communications and marketing firm, has acquired the Horne Creative Group, a marketing and advertising agency. The acquisition combines the talents of two purpose-driven firms and expands the scope of services Hatcher can provide to its growing portfolio of government, nonprofit, and foundation clients.
buyer: The Hatcher Group, Inc.
The Hatcher Group is a full-service communications and marketing firm headquartered in the D.C. metropolitan area. For over 20 years, Hatcher has developed and executed effective communications strategies for mission-driven organizations. "
target: Horne Creative Group, Inc.
Horne Creative Group is a marketing and advertising agency that develops award-winning content. Horne maintains a full-time commitment to measuring results in disciplines as diverse as justice, retail, cybersecurity, health care, and recruitment across all media platforms and technologies.
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closed 7/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Publicis Groupe SA, acquired Boomerang Agency

synopsis: Publicis Groupe, the third largest communications group in the world, has acquired Boomerang Agency, a creative agency in the Netherlands. Boomerang helps brands to be more human by sparking authentic conversations between companies and people. Their team consists of creatives, producers, filmmakers, copywriters, and more.
buyer: Publicis Groupe SA (ENXTPA:PUB:$11,738.00)
Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access to its tools and expertise through modular offering. "
target: Boomerang Agency
Boomerang Agency is a creative agency in the Netherlands that specializes in connecting brands and people. Boomerang helps brands to be more human by sparking authentic conversations between companies and people. Their team consists of creatives, producers, filmmakers, copywriters, and more.
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Charm Communications Inc. is a leading advertising agency in China. It operates its business under three brands: Charm Advertising, Charm Interactive, and Shangxing Media. Charm offers integrated advertising agency services from planning and managing ad campaigns to creating and placing ads.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$183.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.40
EBIT ($mm)
$2.30
Net Income ($mm)
$4.00
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:TMMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc
The Mission Marketing Group plc is a national network of creative communications Agencies. The Group portfolio comprises integrated, multi-discipline, multi-sector Agencies, specialists in specific marketing/communications activities and specialists in particular market sectors.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$176.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.39
EBIT ($mm)
$6.61
Net Income ($mm)
$1.04
Employees
1000
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Ticker: PTCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porta Communications plc
Porta Communications plc
Porta Communications Plc acts as a holding company. Within Porta there are individual divisions which provide the following services; Public relations including financial, corporate, consumer and public affairs, Advertising and related services (including digital and media buying).
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$50.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.84
EBIT ($mm)
($0.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
146
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Ticker: BME:MIO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mio Group
Mio Group
Mio Group is an independent Spanish company which has achieved rapid growth in just 9 years, managing to position itself as a leading marketing and advertising group. The group is made up of different companies highly specialized in different fields of marketing and advertising.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$48.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.18
EBIT ($mm)
$1.08
Net Income ($mm)
$0.66
Employees
97
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Ticker: YOC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YOC AG
YOC AG
With a portfolio of 300 titles, YOC has the largest digital advertising network in Europe specialized in smartphone and tablet audiences. Their network divides audiences into channels: Business & Finanace, News, Lifestyle, Sport, Entertainment, etc.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$27.07
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($15.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
107
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Ticker: ALMNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobile Network Group
Mobile Network Group is the top listed mobile marketing, technology and advertising company in France. It is one of the leading independent mobile advertising networks in Europe, with 71 million unique visitors in Germany and Italy, and represents more than 100 premium content publishers in Europe.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$12.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.11
EBIT ($mm)
($1.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
59
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Ticker: NZSE:SNK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Snakk Media
Snakk is a mobile media advertising company who are experts in engaging mobile consumers. Snakk Media help people, customers and partners spread messages that inspire people to act, through the new screens in our lives.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$6.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: BSE:509077
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pressman Advertising Ltd.
Pressman Advertising Ltd.
One of India’s leading advertising and public relations agencies, Pressman Advertising has wide capabilities and a substantial reputation built over four decades.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.49
EBIT ($mm)
$0.49
Net Income ($mm)
$0.61
Employees
26
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Ticker: OTCPK:IHRT.Q
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies. The company specializes in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, social, live events, on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,038.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$442.84
EBIT ($mm)
$48.38
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11400
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Ticker: CCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.
Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.
Clear Channel Outdoor is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, reaching people in more than 30 countries across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,683.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$567.53
EBIT ($mm)
$258.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5900
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JCDecaux
JCDecaux
JCDecaux SA is the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide. The inventor of the “street furniture” concept, JCDecaux is the only company worldwide to focus exclusively on outdoor advertising and develop activities in all three segments: street furniture, transport advertising and billboard.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$2,522.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,139.00
EBIT ($mm)
$68.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: LAMR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lamar Advertising Co.
Lamar Advertising Co.
Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo and transit advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,867.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$836.83
EBIT ($mm)
$557.65
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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