Like Ocean Outdoor UK Limited

announced 5/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

Atairos Group, Inc., will acquire Ocean Outdoor UK Limited

synopsis: Atairos Group, Inc., an independent strategic investment company, will acquire Ocean Outdoor Ltd., a leading digital out-of-home media company in the UK. Ocean Outdoor specializes in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. The company creates inspirational new experiences for aspirational brands.
buyer: Atairos Group, Inc.
Atairos is an independent private company focused on supporting growth-oriented businesses across a wide range of industries. Atairos provides a unique combination of active strategic partnership and patient long-term capital to high-potential companies and their management teams. "
target: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean Outdoor is a leading digital out-of-home media company in the UK. Ocean Outdoor specializes in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. The company creates inspirational new experiences for aspirational brands.
price ($mm)
$580
rev ($mm)
$125
EBITDA ($mm)
$51
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
11.4x
closed 4/29/2022 via BusinessWire

Pearl Media, acquired LURE Outdoor

synopsis: Pearl Media, a company that develops, manages and sells unique marketing, digital and static media opportunities, has acquired LURE Outdoor. Based in New York City, LURE Outdoor’s OOH mix encompasses over 120 high profile street level billboards, barricades and storefronts throughout New York City, Brooklyn, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
buyer: Pearl Media
Pearl Media develops, manages and sells unique marketing, digital and static media opportunities. Working with best-in-class real estate assets, Pearl develops urban core, mixed-use commercial space, transit centers and transit adjacent properties with premium place-based static and digital signage."
target: LURE Outdoor
Based in New York City, LURE Outdoor’s OOH mix encompasses over 120 high profile street level billboards, barricades and storefronts throughout New York City, Brooklyn, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
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closed 1/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Plan B Media, purchased OOH Media Companies from Aqua Corporation Public Company Limited

synopsis: Plan B Media, a leading out of home media serviced provider with the most diversified portfolio of media in Thailand, has acquired all shares in Aqua Ad Public Company Limited (AA) and Boardway Media Company Limited (BWM) from the Aqua Corporation Public Company Limited.
buyer: Plan B Media (SET:PLANB:$128.29)
Plan B Media is a leading out of home media serviced provider with the most diversified portfolio of media in Thailand as well as ASEAN region who offers outstanding formats and various sizes of media located in strategic places, catching eyes of all target groups anywhere and anytime. "
seller: Aqua Corporation Public Company Limited (:$23.26)
The acquisition includes AQUA’s OOH Media Companies Aqua Ad Public Company Limited (AA) and Boardway Media Company Limited (BWM). Aqua Corporation Public Company Limited provides billboard advertising services in Thailand.
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$86
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closed 1/6/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired InStore Audio Network

synopsis: Stingray Group Inc., a leading music, media, and technology company, announced that it has acquired InStore Audio Network, the largest in-store audio advertising network in the United States, reaching 100 million shoppers each week in over 16,000 grocery retailers and pharmacies across the US.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$211.31)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, more than 100 radio stations, 4K UHD television channels, and more. "
target: InStore Audio Network
InStore Audio Network is the largest in-store audio advertising provider in the United States and delivers commercial audio messages to shoppers in over 16,000 grocery, drug, and convenience stores.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/7/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Lamar Advertising Co., acquired Colossal Media

synopsis: Lamar Advertising Company has acquired Colossal Media, the largest hand paint mural and outdoor advertising company in the United States. They hand paint award-winning large-scale photorealistic murals, art projects, advertising campaigns and more in New York City and nationwide with an efficiency and precision that is unmatched.
buyer: Lamar Advertising Co. (LAMR:$1,867.91)
Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies, with over 352,000 displays in the United States and Canada. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo, transit, and airport advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands. "
target: Colossal Media
Colossal Media is the largest hand paint mural and outdoor advertising company in the United States. They hand paint award-winning large-scale photorealistic murals, art projects, advertising campaigns and more in New York City and nationwide with an efficiency and precision that is unmatched.
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closed 8/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

PFI Group, acquired Jasmine Limited

synopsis: The PFI Group (PFI Signs), one of Europe’s leading providers of signage and on-site branding products, has acquired Jasmine Ltd, a printing business in the UK that combines printing, marketing, and signs & displays. Jasmine provides print services for digital, litho, large format, and design. Their marketing services include design, PR and digital.
buyer: PFI Group
The PFI Group (PFI Signs) is one of Europe’s leading providers of signage and on-site branding products. PFI provides a one-stop solution for all their customer’s signage and print needs. The group offers services for bespoke fabrication, large format print, design, installation, and more. "
target: Jasmine Limited
Jasmine is a printing business in the UK that combines the best in printing, marketing, advertising, PR, digital design and signs & displays. Jasmine provides print services for digital, litho, large format, and design. Their marketing services include design, PR, and digital.
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closed 7/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

OUTFRONT Media Inc., acquired Icewerx

synopsis: OUTFRONT Media Inc., one of the largest out-of-home media companies in North America, has acquired Icewerx Consulting, Inc., a digital outdoor marketing company in Canada. Icewerx enables their clients to express their message in real time through their digital billboard network. The company also offers services for indoor digital displays.
buyer: OUTFRONT Media Inc. (OUT:$1,578.20)
OUTFRONT leverages the power of technology, location, and creativity to connect brands with consumers outside of their homes through one of the largest and most diverse sets of billboard, transit, and mobile assets in North America. "
target: Icewerx
Icewerx is a digital outdoor marketing company in Canada. Icewerx enables their clients to express their message in real time through their digital billboard network. They offer billboards in memorable and high-traffic locations. The company also offers services for indoor digital displays.
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closed 6/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Firefly Systems Inc., acquired Curb Taxi Media

synopsis: Firefly, the leading mobile digital out-of-home (DOOH) company, has acquired Curb Taxi Media from Curb, a leading mobility platform. Curb Taxi Media is the largest and most established taxi and ride-share advertising company in the US. They offer solutions for digital and static tops, and high impact bus wraps.
buyer: Firefly Systems Inc.
Firefly is the street-level digital media network that connects audiences with dynamic media on taxis and rideshare vehicles. The company works with taxi companies and rideshare drivers to install its proprietary advertising displays atop their vehicles. "
target parent: VeriFone, Inc.
target: Curb Taxi Media
Curb Taxi Media is the largest and most established taxi and ride-share advertising company in the US. Curb Taxi Media reaches millions of consumers in major markets around the US. They offer solutions for digital and static tops, and high impact bus wraps.
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closed 12/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Infectious Media merged with Kepler Group,

synopsis: Infectious Media, one of the firms that has powered the digital advertising revolution in Europe, announced that it is joining Kepler Group, the US-based digital marketing pioneer that sits within the kyu Collective alongside companies such as IDEO, Sid Lee and SY Partners.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Kepler Group
Kepler Group is an independent provider of digital and database services to Fortune 500 clients in the financial services, travel, retail and other industries. Utilizing its proprietary Kepler Intelligence Platform, the company actively manages client programs in over two dozen countries worldwide. "
target: Infectious Media
Infectious Media is a digital media specialist with offices in London and Singapore. The firm manages digital media activation for clients across display, social, search, video, and programmatic channels like connected TV and programmatic out-of-home.
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closed 8/5/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Firefly Systems Inc., acquired Strong Outdoor

synopsis: Ballantyne Strong, Inc., a holding company with diverse business activities focused on serving the entertainment, retail and advertising markets, announced that it has completed the sale of its Strong Outdoor out-of-home advertising business to Firefly Systems Inc.
buyer: Firefly Systems Inc.
Firefly is the street-level digital media network that connects audiences with dynamic media on taxis and rideshare vehicles. The company works with taxi companies and rideshare drivers to install its proprietary advertising displays atop their vehicles. "
target parent: Ballantyne Strong, Inc.
target: Strong Outdoor
Strong Outdoor is a digital out-of-home advertising business. They commenced operations in early 2018 and have expanded to over 3,000 New York City taxis.
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$3.77
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closed 2/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Eletromidia Group, acquired Elemidia S.A.

synopsis: Eletromidia S.A., a leading out-of-home (OOH) advertiser in Brazil, has acquired Elemidia S.A., creating the leading company in the Brazilian OOH advertising market. Headquartered in São Paulo, Elemidia is the pioneer of OOH advertising in commercial and residential buildings in Brazil with a 100% digital portfolio of over 20,000 panels.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Eletromidia Group
Eletromidia is one of the leading out-of-home advertising players in Brazil. With operations in the transportation, airport, shopping malls and street furniture segments, the company is present in Brazil’s largest urban centers, reaching over 16 million people daily. "
target parent: Victoria Capital Partners
target: Elemidia S.A.
Elemidia is the 3rd largest player in the out-of-home (OOH) industry in Brazil. With a tech-oriented strategy and over 20,000 panels in operation, the company is the leader in three of the most relevant segments of the OOH industry: shopping malls, commercial buildings, and residential buildings.
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closed 1/22/2020 via Company Press Release

do it outdoors, acquired Streetblimps

synopsis: do it outdoors media announced their acquisition of Streetblimps, an independent outdoor – solutions alternative advertising media vendor – with highly innovative formats specializing in the areas of; Mobile Billboards, Street Decals, Digital Projection Media, Brand Ambassadors, Ad Balloons, Vehicle Wrapping, 3-d Chalk Art and Inventive Executions.
buyer: do it outdoors
do it outdoors media was started in 1997 by co-founders David Pridgen II and Regis Maher and quickly grew to become the largest national mobile billboard company. They offer mobile billboards, out-of-home + mobile advertising, shadowfencing, branded vehicles and more. "
target: Streetblimps
Streetblimps is an independent outdoor – solutions alternative advertising media vendor – with highly innovative formats specializing in the areas of; Mobile Billboards, Street Decals, Digital Projection Media, Brand Ambassadors, Ad Balloons, Vehicle Wrapping, 3-d Chalk Art and Inventive Executions.
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closed 1/15/2020 via PR Web

Red Star Outdoor, purchased Chicago Assets from Total Outdoor Corp

synopsis: Red Star Outdoor, the iconic Chicago Out-of-Home Company, announced the acquisition of select assets from Total Outdoor in Chicago. Red Star is known for controlling some of Chicago’s most exclusive billboard opportunities, and this acquisition adds 8 additional faces to their inventory in the Heart of Downtown.
buyer: Red Star Outdoor
Red Star Outdoor operates as an outdoor advertising company. They provide out-of-home signage services in the Chicago market and are known to offer some of Chicago's most exclusive billboard opportunities. "
seller: Total Outdoor Corp
Total Outdoor is an independent out-of-home (OOH) advertising company. Total Outdoor offers large format out-of-home advertising in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and Seattle. Total Outdoor provides their clients with high quality solutions in key markets across the country.
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closed 1/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Circle Graphics, acquired MMT

synopsis: Circle Graphics, Inc., a producer of digital graphics for consumers, professionals, and businesses, has acquired the assets of Metromedia Technologies, Inc. (MMT), a media display company. MMT a leader in grand format visual solutions, having originated digital print technology that ushered in the age of high-quality digitally printed billboards.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Circle Graphics
Circle Graphics produces digital graphics for consumers, professionals and businesses via two distinct divisions: Online Wall Décor and Out-of-Home Visual Solutions. Online Wall Décor is aimed at consumers and professional photographers, while Out-of-Home Visual Solutions is for billboard operators."
target: MMT
MetroMedia Technologies (MMT) is a Media Display Company serving the Out of Home Advertising, Sports & Event venues, and Retail Environments. MMT is a leader in grand format visual solutions, having originated digital print technology that ushered in high-quality digitally printed billboards.
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announced 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

XTD Limited, will acquire AdLine LLC

synopsis: XTD, a stand-alone digital transit media company, will be acquiring Adline, a provider of an out-of-home integrated marketing ecosystem that drives growth by unlocking incremental revenue, reducing costs, creating efficiencies and engaging diverse audiences.
buyer: XTD Limited (ASX:XTD:$2.00)
Based in Australia, XTD is a stand-alone digital media channel that does not interfere with any of the existing station controls which also enables easy installation into almost any metro train network in the world, both underground or aboveground. "
target: AdLine LLC
Based in Australia, ADLINE provides indoor sport, leisure and community centres, and associations with an integrated marketing ecosystem that drives growth by unlocking incremental revenue, reducing costs, creating efficiencies and engaging diverse audiences who play for fun.
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closed 11/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Loatsad Promomedia, acquired E-Motion Advertising Limited

synopsis: E-Motion Advertising, an out-of-home Media firm, has been acquired by Loatsad Promomedia, another out-of-home media company. E-Motion Advertising has rapidly built up competence in deploying innovative Out-of-Home infrastructure that stands out from mundane traditional media. Both companies are based in Nigeria.
buyer: Loatsad Promomedia
At Loatsad Promomedia, they strive to deliver exceptional advertising services to their clients. They have built an unprecedented inventory of specialized outdoor and digital products and services. They are based in Nigera. "
target: E-Motion Advertising Limited
Founded in October 2005 as an Out-of-Home Media firm, E-Motion Advertising has rapidly built up competence in deploying innovative Out-of-Home infrastructure that stands out from mundane traditional media. They are based in Nigeria.
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announced 10/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Quadrant Private Equity, will acquire QMS Media Limited

synopsis: Quadrant Private Equity, a leading Sydney-based mid market private equity firm investing in companies in Australia and New Zealand, will be acquiring QMS Media Ltd., a leading outdoor media company specializing in providing their clients and agency partners with quality outdoor advertising solutions across their portfolio of products.
buyer: Quadrant Private Equity
Quadrant Private Equity is a leading Sydney-based mid market private equity firm investing in companies in Australia and New Zealand. Quadrant has extensive investment experience across a broad range of sectors, including healthcare, media, consumer goods, financial services and other sectors. "
target: QMS Media Limited (ASX:QMS:$124.17)
QMS Media Ltd. is a leading outdoor media company in Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia specializing in providing their clients and agency partners with quality outdoor advertising solutions across their portfolio of products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$289 [$392]
rev ($mm)
$125
EBITDA ($mm)
$42
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.4x
closed 9/23/2019 via PR Newswire

OUTFRONT Media Inc., purchased Chicago Outdoor Advertising Assets from Total Outdoor Corp

synopsis: OUTFRONT Media Inc., one of the largest outdoor media companies, has acquired Total Outdoor's out-of-home (OOH) Chicago assets consisting of 22 large-format static billboards and 16 digital displays. Total Outdoor is an independent OOH advertising company that provides its clients with high quality OOH advertising solutions in key markets.
buyer: OUTFRONT Media Inc. (OUT:$1,578.20)
OUTFRONT leverages the power of technology, location, and creativity to connect brands with consumers outside of their homes through one of the largest and most diverse sets of billboard, transit, and mobile assets in North America. "
seller: Total Outdoor Corp
Total Outdoor's Chicago out-of-home (OOH) assets include 22 large-format static billboards and 16 digital displays. Total Outdoor is an independent OOH advertising company that provides its clients with high quality OOH advertising solutions in key markets across the country.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Source Creation International, acquired Winto Group (Holdings) Limited

synopsis: Source Creation International, an investment holding company in Hong Kong, has acquired a 74% stake in Winto Group (Holdings) Limited, a Hong Kong-based company engaged in outdoor advertising and print media. Winto Group offers various outdoor advertising services and publishes automobile and lifestyle magazines.
buyer: Source Creation International
Source Creation International is an investment holding company in Hong Kong. Source Creation International is directly owned by Lui Man Wah, a Chinese businessman that has over 10 years of experience in financial institutions. "
target: Winto Group (Holdings) Limited (SEHK:8238:$2.12)
Winto Group (Holdings) Limited is a Hong Kong-based company engaged in outdoor advertising and print media. Winto Group's outdoor advertising business offers billboard, outdoor LED display, and vehicle advertising services. Their print media business includes automobile and lifestyle magazines.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4.50 [$6.10]*
rev ($mm)
$2
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EV / rev
3.7x
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closed 9/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, acquired Visual Art Sweden AB

synopsis: Premium digital out-of-home media owner Ocean Outdoor Limited has acquired Visual Art Media, an independent digital out-of-home media and tech group operating in three Nordic countries and Germany.
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: Visual Art Sweden AB
Visual Art Media is an independent digital out-of-home media and tech group operating in three Nordic countries and Germany. Visual Art Media is Sweden’s largest pure-play digital out-of-home operator with more than 260 locations across a mix of retail, rail and airport and leisure destinations.
price ($mm)
$79
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
14.3x
announced 5/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

Atairos Group, Inc., will acquire Ocean Outdoor UK Limited

synopsis: Atairos Group, Inc., an independent strategic investment company, will acquire Ocean Outdoor Ltd., a leading digital out-of-home media company in the UK. Ocean Outdoor specializes in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. The company creates inspirational new experiences for aspirational brands.
buyer: Atairos Group, Inc.
Atairos is an independent private company focused on supporting growth-oriented businesses across a wide range of industries. Atairos provides a unique combination of active strategic partnership and patient long-term capital to high-potential companies and their management teams. "
target: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean Outdoor is a leading digital out-of-home media company in the UK. Ocean Outdoor specializes in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. The company creates inspirational new experiences for aspirational brands.
price ($mm)
$580
rev ($mm)
$125
EBITDA ($mm)
$51
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
11.4x
announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, will acquire AdCityMedia

synopsis: Ocean Outdoor has agreed to an all-cash offer to acquire AdCityMedia, a company that is active in the outdoor advertising market and is the leader of large digital format advertising in Sweden.
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: AdCityMedia (OM:ACM:$20.60)
AdCityMedia is active in the outdoor advertising market and is the leader of large digital format advertising in Sweden. The company has about 1,500 of its own media spaces and over 3,000 digital screens that they operate.
price ($mm)[EV]
$32 [$37]
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 9/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, acquired Visual Art Sweden AB

synopsis: Premium digital out-of-home media owner Ocean Outdoor Limited has acquired Visual Art Media, an independent digital out-of-home media and tech group operating in three Nordic countries and Germany.
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: Visual Art Sweden AB
Visual Art Media is an independent digital out-of-home media and tech group operating in three Nordic countries and Germany. Visual Art Media is Sweden’s largest pure-play digital out-of-home operator with more than 260 locations across a mix of retail, rail and airport and leisure destinations.
price ($mm)
$79
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$32
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
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2.5x
EV / EBITDA
14.3x
closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, acquired Ngage Media

synopsis: Ocean has acquired Ngage Media, an outdoor advertising company based in the Netherlands. Ngage Media is a 100 percent pure play digital operator with 76 large full motion digital screens in 50 locations across the Randstad megalopolis.
buyer parent: Searchlight Capital Partners
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: Ngage Media
Ngage Media is an outdoor advertising company based in the Netherlands. Ngage Media is a 100 percent pure play digital operator with 76 large full motion digital screens in 50 locations across the Randstad megalopolis.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, acquired Interbest

synopsis: Ocean has acquired Interbest, an outdoor advertising company based in the Netherlands. They are the country’s biggest independent roadside operator with 88 digital and static OOH masts in prime locations on the busiest road and motorway networks. Its portfolio covers all the Dutch municipalities and the Randstad.
buyer parent: Searchlight Capital Partners
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: Interbest
Interbest is an outdoor advertising company based in the Netherlands. They are the country’s biggest independent roadside operator with 88 digital and static OOH masts in prime locations on the busiest road and motorway networks. Its portfolio covers all the Dutch municipalities and the Randstad.
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closed 6/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Ocean Outdoor UK Limited, acquired Forrest Media

synopsis: Ocean Outdoor Limited, the UK’s leading out-of-home advertising company, has acquired Forrest Media, a leading provider of large format outdoor media solutions in Scotland. The deal expands Ocean’s national footprint and enhances its position as a leading large format digital out of home (“DOOH”) operator in the UK.
buyer parent: Searchlight Capital Partners
buyer: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: Forrest Media
Forrest Media is a recognized leader in out of home advertising in Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh) with a strong presence in the key northern cities of Manchester and Newcastle.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
3.8x
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10.7x
announced 3/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Ocelot Partners Limited, will acquire Ocean Outdoor UK Limited

synopsis: Ocelot Partners Limited, a publicly-listed acquisition company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ocean Outdoor, a pure play operator of premium digital out-of-home advertising in the United Kingdom, from Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Ocelot Partners Limited (LSE:OLOT:$92.06)
Ocelot Partners Limited is a publicly-listed acquisition company that was listed on the London Stock Exchange in March 2017 to undertake an acquisition of a target company. "
target parent: Searchlight Capital Partners
target: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising.
price ($mm)
$280
rev ($mm)
$94
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 4/22/2015 via BNC Analysis

Ocean Outdoor, acquired Media Co Outdoor

synopsis: The Ocean Group, an OOH media owner covering in London, Birmingham and Manchester, has acquired MediaCo Outdoor, one of the UK's fastest growing Out Of Home (OOH) media businesses and the leading provider of outdoor advertising opportunities in Manchester.
buyer parent: Searchlight Capital Partners
buyer: Ocean Outdoor (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising. "
target: Media Co Outdoor
MediaCo Outdoor is one of the UK's fastest growing Out Of Home (OOH) media businesses and the leading provider of outdoor advertising opportunities in Manchester.
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closed 12/24/2014 via Company Press Release

Searchlight Capital Partners, acquired Ocean Outdoor

synopsis: Ocean Group announced that Searchlight Capital Partners LP has acquired LDC’s entire stake in the business. Ocean Outdoor is the UK’s leading specialist out-of-home advertising company, with an unrivalled portfolio of large format digital screens, banner and super premium landmark advertising sites.
buyer: Searchlight Capital Partners
Searchlight Capital Partners is a private investment firm operating in North America and Europe. They seek to invest in attractive companies across a wide range of industries and are comfortable investing in complex situations. "
target parent: Lloyds Banking Group
target: Ocean Outdoor (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape, specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising.
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closed 5/17/2012 via PE Hub

Lloyds TSB Development Capital, acquired Ocean Outdoor

synopsis: UK-based development capital investor Smedvig Capital has sold Ocean Outdoor, an operator of digital out of home advertising sites to mid-market private equity house, LDC. Specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations, Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: Lloyds TSB Development Capital
LDC (Lloyds TSB Development Capital) is the private equity arm of the Lloyds Banking Group and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Since 1981 LDC has completed over 400 investments and has ongoing interests in over 70 businesses across the UK. "
target parent: Smedvig Capital Limited
target: Ocean Outdoor (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean Outdoor is a boutique media company that fills a unique position in the Outdoor advertising landscape. Specialising only in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations, Ocean creates inspirational canvases for inspirational advertising.
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$55
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announced 5/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

Atairos Group, Inc., will acquire Ocean Outdoor UK Limited

synopsis: Atairos Group, Inc., an independent strategic investment company, will acquire Ocean Outdoor Ltd., a leading digital out-of-home media company in the UK. Ocean Outdoor specializes in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. The company creates inspirational new experiences for aspirational brands.
buyer: Atairos Group, Inc.
Atairos is an independent private company focused on supporting growth-oriented businesses across a wide range of industries. Atairos provides a unique combination of active strategic partnership and patient long-term capital to high-potential companies and their management teams. "
target: Ocean Outdoor UK Limited (OOUT.L:$124.40)
Ocean Outdoor is a leading digital out-of-home media company in the UK. Ocean Outdoor specializes in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. The company creates inspirational new experiences for aspirational brands.
price ($mm)
$580
rev ($mm)
$125
EBITDA ($mm)
$51
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
11.4x
closed 5/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Paciolan, SIDEARM Sports Inc., acquired NeuLion College

synopsis: SIDEARM Sports, a leader in collegiate athletic digital solutions, and Paciolan, a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions, has acquired NeuLion College. NeuLion provides web publishing, ticketing, donor management, mobile/OTT apps and HD video streaming technology solutions to College & University Athletic Departments.
buyer: Paciolan
buyer: SIDEARM Sports Inc.
Paciolan is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions for sports and entertainment venues. SIDEARM Sports operates an online platform for athletic programs with customized web, social media, design, and mobile content services. "
target: NeuLion College
NeuLion College provides innovative and affordable technology solutions to College & University Athletic Departments. NeuLion College offers web publishing, ticketing, donor management, mobile/OTT apps and HD video streaming technology solutions.
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closed 10/3/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Paciolan, acquired TicketsWest and WestCoast Entertainment

synopsis: RLH Corporation announced the sale of the assets of TicketsWest, a full service ticketing and marketing service provider, and WestCoast Entertainment, promoter and producer of a variety of entertainment productions, to Paciolan, a leading provider of ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to entertainment venues.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Paciolan
Paciolan provides sports and entertainment venues with the software needed to facilitate automated ticketing. As a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, analytics, and technology solutions they power more than 500 live entertainment organizations that sell over 120 million tickets per year. "
target parent: RLH Corporation
target: TicketsWest and WestCoast Entertainment
TicketsWest is a full service ticketing and marketing service provider. WestCoast Entertainment is promoter and producer of a variety of entertainment productions.
price ($mm)
$6.00
rev ($mm)
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announced 6/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Learfield Communications, Inc., will acquire Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement

synopsis: Leading college sports marketer, Learfield, announces the acquisition of the Spectra’s Ticketing & Fan Engagement division from Comcast Spectacor. Learfield also announced that the company, a leader in providing ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to athletic and entertainment events, will once again be known as Paciolan.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement
Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan) division is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 37 years of experience serving more than 500 live entertainment organizations.
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closed 1/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Learfield Communications, Inc., acquired Mogo Interactive

synopsis: Learfield Communications, the collegiate sports marketer, specializing in multimedia content, sponsorship and licensing, has acquired Mogo Interactive, a leading integrated digital marketing firm.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target: Mogo Interactive
Mogo Interactive is an integrated digital marketing firm. They help brands engage and transact with customers across display, video, Facebook, mobile & search.
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closed 10/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Atairos Group, Inc., acquired Learfield Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Learfield Communications, Inc., the leading provider of integrated marketing solutions in college sports, announced that it has been acquired by Atairos Group, Inc., an independent private company focused on supporting growth-oriented businesses, from Providence Equity Partners.
buyer: Atairos Group, Inc.
Atairos is an independent private company focused on supporting growth-oriented businesses across a wide range of industries. Atairos provides a unique combination of active strategic partnership and patient long-term capital to high-potential companies and their management teams. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,896.00)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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closed 12/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Robinhood, acquired Cove Markets

synopsis: No-fee trading app Robinhood has acquired Cove Markets to help ensure quality trade executions for its users. Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts.
buyer: Robinhood (HOOD:$1,769.97)
Robinhood is democratizing finance for all. With customers at the heart of its decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers, removing fees, and providing greater access to financial information. Their smartphone app allows individual investors to buy and sell stocks for free. "
target: Cove Markets
Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts. They offer advanced tools, trading algorithms, live and historical data, analytics, charts, web widgets, and more.
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Ticker: SET:BTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BTS Group Holdings Public Company Limited
The BTS Group is a leading provider of passenger services in Thailand, focussing on mass transit solutions in Thailand’s capital city, Bangkok. They are also the largest Out-of-Home Media Company in Thailand and engaged in property development along mass transit routes.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$160.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$55.53
EBIT ($mm)
$44.60
Net Income ($mm)
$145.55
Employees
4000
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Ticker: SET:PLANB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plan B Media
Plan B Media
Plan B Media Public Company Limited is a Thailand-based company engaged in media business. Plan B Media offers a wide range of out of home (OOH) media platforms to support campaigns including transit media, digital media, and static media.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$128.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.51
EBIT ($mm)
$3.74
Net Income ($mm)
$1.83
Employees
0
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Ticker: OOUT.L
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ocean Outdoor UK Limited
Ocean Outdoor UK Limited
Ocean Outdoor is a leading digital out-of-home media company in the UK. Ocean Outdoor specializes in large-format digital, iconic landmark and super-premium banner locations. The company creates inspirational new experiences for aspirational brands.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$124.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$45.61
EBIT ($mm)
($21.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SEHK:8238
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Winto Group (Holdings) Limited
Winto Group (Holdings) Limited
Winto Group (Holdings) Limited is a Hong Kong-based company engaged in outdoor advertising and print media. Winto Group's outdoor advertising business offers billboard, outdoor LED display, and vehicle advertising services. Their print media business includes automobile and lifestyle magazines.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.66)
EBIT ($mm)
$4.77
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16
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Ticker: OUT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OUTFRONT Media Inc.
OUTFRONT Media Inc.
OUTFRONT Media is one of the largest out-of-home media companies in the Americas. With billboard and transit properties, a prime asset focus, and a growing network of digital displays, they gives advertisers both breadth and depth of audience across key geographies.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,578.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$370.80
EBIT ($mm)
$227.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SWX:APGN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
APG|SGA AG
APG|SGA AG
APG|SGA SA provides outdoor advertising in Switzerland. The Company offers poster and billboard advertising at railway stations, post offices, sports stadiums and shopping centers.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$313.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$76.77
EBIT ($mm)
$65.71
Net Income ($mm)
$70.77
Employees
581
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Ticker: TSX:RAY.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stingray Digital Media Group
Stingray Digital Media Group
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 135 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 127 countries.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$211.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.20
EBIT ($mm)
$37.43
Net Income ($mm)
$33.35
Employees
1000
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXOR N.V.
EXOR N.V.
Exor N.V. invests in different sectors, mainly in Europe and in the United States, focusing on few global companies. Its most important investments include Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ferrari, PartnerRe, CNH Industrial, Juventus and The Economist.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$145,720.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,390.72
EBIT ($mm)
$2,784.82
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
268979
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Ticker: BAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.
Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.
Brookfield is a leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $690 billion of assets under management across real estate, infrastructure, renewable power and transition, private equity, and credit.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$75,731.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$28,753.00
EBIT ($mm)
$22,316.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: MISX:AFKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sistema JSFC
Sistema is a large private investor operating in the real sector of the Russian economy. Sistema's investment portfolio comprises stakes in predominantly Russian companies from various sectors.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12,015.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,983.99
EBIT ($mm)
$1,619.06
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:MF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wendel Group
Wendel Group
Wendel is one of Europe's leading listed investment firms. The Group invests in Europe, North America and Africa in companies which are leaders in their field, such as Bureau Veritas, Cromology, Stahl, IHS, Constantia Flexibles, Allied Universal and Tsebo.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$8,870.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,521.15
EBIT ($mm)
$995.94
Net Income ($mm)
$79.75
Employees
0
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Ticker: LNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust LFG's retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$8,499.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8208
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Ticker: ENXTPA:RF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eurazeo
Eurazeo
With a diversified portfolio of over 5 billion euros in assets, Eurazeo is one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe. Its purpose and mission is to identify, accelerate and enhance the transformation potential of the companies in which it invests.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$6,149.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,758.67
EBIT ($mm)
$2,292.40
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:AR4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aurelius AG
Aurelius AG
Aurelius Group is a pan-European asset manager with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm, and Madrid. Aurelius has grown from a local turnaround investor to an international multi-asset manager investing in a wide range of sectors and across the capital structure.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,131.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($165.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($264.57)
Net Income ($mm)
$279.98
Employees
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Ticker: OM:LATO B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investment AB Latour
Investment AB Latour
Latour is a mixed investment company quoted on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm since 1985. Latour's main business concept is to invest long-term in companies with their own products and brands, a great development potential supported by global megatrends and with good prospects for internationalization.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,787.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$285.37
EBIT ($mm)
$254.13
Net Income ($mm)
$760.88
Employees
0
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Ticker: RCAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS Capital
RCS Capital
RCS Capital is an investment firm expressly focused on the retail investor. They are engaged in the wholesale distribution, investment banking and capital markets businesses, and a research business focused on alternative investments.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,329.83
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$53.90
Employees
1467
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Ticker: NYSE:ARES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ares Management, L.P.
Ares Management, L.P.
Ares Management, L.P. is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager. Ares has adhered to a disciplined investment philosophy that focuses on delivering strong risk-adjusted investment returns throughout market cycles.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,169.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$175.35
EBIT ($mm)
$148.18
Net Income ($mm)
$61.02
Employees
0
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Ticker: ClearSlide Inc.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italmobiliare Investment Holding
Italmobiliare Investment Holding is an Italy-based investment company which holds and manages a diversified investment and equities portfolio with a strategic vision underpinned by a financial and industrial history going back more than 150 years.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$705.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.96
EBIT ($mm)
$132.30
Net Income ($mm)
$44.25
Employees
1796
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Ticker: LSE:CGEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia Capital PLC
Georgia Capital is an investment and holding company of a diversified group focused on investing in and developing businesses in Georgia. They seek to capture growth in these sectors: renewable energy, P&C insurance, real estate, water utility, healthcare, auto services, education, & retail banking.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$391.19
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$388.46
Net Income ($mm)
$388.19
Employees
0
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Ticker: BAX:INVCORP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investcorp
Investcorp
Investcorp is a world-leading manager of alternative investments for select individuals and institutions. Founded in 1982, they’ve built a global reputation for superior performance, innovation and client service.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$254.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($35.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($56.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GTSM:2928
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redhorse Corporation
Redhorse Corporation
Redhorse Corporation is a Japanese investment holding company. Their business activities include disaster consulting, wellness, edutainment, communication, regional industry support, e-commerce, souvenirs, travel stores, and accommodation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$223.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.36
EBIT ($mm)
$7.19
Net Income ($mm)
$1.24
Employees
0
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Ticker: JSE:COH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited
Brimstone is an investment company in the Republic of South Africa. Brimstone invests in wealth creating businesses and enters into strategic alliances to which it contributes capital, innovative ideas, management expertise, impeccable empowerment credentials and a values driven corporate identity.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$209.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.32
EBIT ($mm)
$36.66
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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