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closed 6/1/2022 via GlobeNewswire

StudioNow Inc., acquired Snapwire

synopsis: StudioNow, the leading global content production marketplace for top brands, agencies, and media companies, announced its acquisition of Snapwire, a venture-backed marketplace that connects visual creators to brands and businesses who need photos and videos.
buyer: StudioNow Inc.
StudioNow is the No. 1 Content Production Marketplace. StudioNow works directly with top-tier brands, including Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Walgreens, Netflix, delivering high-quality video at scale through a global network of over 12,000 top-ranked producers, animators, editors, and photographers. "
target: Snapwire
Snapwire is a leading self-serve visual content marketplace with over 1M registered creator users providing visual content solutions in over 180 countries. Snapwire's platform has produced over 100,000 photoshoots for location documentation.
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closed 11/11/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Zenfolio, Inc., acquired Format

synopsis: Zenfolio, the leader in creative and business solutions for photographers, announced that it has acquired Format, a major website-building platform and marketplace based in Toronto, Canada, used by professional photographers and artists worldwide.
buyer parent: Centre Lane Partners, LLC
buyer: Zenfolio, Inc.
Zenfolio Inc. offers advanced business solutions enabling photographers to easily show, share and sell their images. For the past 15 years, Zenfolio has proudly served photographers around the globe. "
target: Format
Format is a major website-building platform and marketplace based in Toronto, Canada, used by professional photographers and artists worldwide. Format empowers professional photographers and creatives by transforming them into successful entrepreneurs.
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closed 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Collage merged with ShootProof,

synopsis: Collage.com, a provider of a variety of photo and home products, has merged with ShootProof, a leader in software, purchasing, education, and productivity solutions for professional photographers. With the merger, ShootProof has created Foreground, a family of brands that help photographers and photo consumers create memories that last a lifetime.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software, sales, and business management tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Their platform enables photographers to share and sell their photos commission-free in customizable galleries and apps. "
target: Collage
Collage is a leading provider of a variety of photo and home products, including photo blankets, canvases, phone cases, pillows, and more. Whether it's designing a collage or printing a single image, creating the perfect custom product is fast, easy, and fun.
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closed 4/8/2021 via PR Web

WorthPoint Corporation, acquired History In Photographs

synopsis: WorthPoint Corporation has purchased the assets of HistoryInPhotographs.com (HIP), a digital repository and e-commerce site for more than 50,000 historic photographic images of American life dating from the 1860s. HIP digitally restores the negatives, cleaning away the dirt, blemishes, and discoloration often buried in the original emulsion.
buyer: WorthPoint Corporation
WorthPoint manages the largest online resource for researching, valuing, and preserving antiques, art, and collectibles. The company’s suite of offerings includes a Price Guide, a resource gallery for identifying maker’s marks, autographs, patterns, and symbols (M.A.P.S.), and a digital Library. "
target: History In Photographs
History in Photographs (HIP) is a digital repository and e-commerce site for more than 50,000 historic photographic images of American life dating from the 1860s. HIP's team digitally restores the negatives, cleaning away the dirt, blemishes, and discoloration often buried in the original emulsion.
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closed 10/24/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired BorrowLenses

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired BorrowLenses, the premier online marketplace for photographic and video equipment rentals. BorrowLenses’s Founders, Max Shevyakov and Mark Gurevich, will join Shutterfly Inc.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: BorrowLenses
BorrowLenses is the premier online marketplace for photographic and video equipment rentals. Rent camera bodies, lenses, lighting kits, and more via their easy to use website navigation or search for a specific item in the search bar. Equipment is also available for sale on the site.
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closed 4/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired MyPublisher, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired MyPublisher, one of the pioneers in the photo book industry and creator of easy-to-use photo book-making software.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: MyPublisher, Inc.
MyPublisher has established itself as one of the leaders in custom photo-book software, bookstore quality printing and superior customer service. MyPublisher has sold and shipped more than 5 million photo books since 2002.
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announced 8/23/2016 via Reuters

PIXTA Inc., will acquire Snapmart Inc.

synopsis: PIXTA Inc., a company that operates an online marketplace site of stock photos, illustrations, vectors, and footage in Japan, is acquiring Snapmart Inc., a company that develops a mobile application that sells photos taken by smartphone users. Snapmart is based in Japan.
buyer: PIXTA Inc. (TSE:3416:$15.70)
PIXTA Inc. operates an online marketplace site of stock photos, illustrations, vectors, and footage in Japan. It serves designers, Web directors, publishers, or other creative professionals. PIXTA Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: OPT Incubate Inc.
target: Snapmart Inc.
Snapmart Inc. develops a mobile application that sells photos taken by smartphone users. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 1/28/2015 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Fotolia

synopsis: Adobe has acquired privately-held Fotolia, a leading marketplace for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and HD video. Fotolia will be integrated into Adobe Creative Cloud, providing current and future Creative Cloud members with the ability to access and purchase over 34 million images and videos.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$15,099.00)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Fotolia
Fotolia is a leading marketplace for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and HD video. Buyers access over 34 million images, vectors and videos at great prices, while contributing artists receive the highest commission rate on the market. Fotolia currently operates in 23 countries in 14 languages.
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closed 11/17/2014 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired GrooveBook

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired GrooveBook, a mobile photo book app subscription service that sends customers a keepsake book of their mobile phone photos each month.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: GrooveBook
GrooveBook is a mobile photo book app subscription service that sends customers a keepsake book of their mobile phone photos each month. GrooveBook is an iPhone and Android app and subscription service that prints up to 100 mobile phone photos in a 4.5" x 6.5" Groovebook and mails it to customers.
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closed 6/22/2012 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired Fotolia

synopsis: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. announced the completion of the acquisition of Fotolia. Fotolia offers its users over 17 million digital images and videos. Fotolia is the leading microstock platform in Europe and is ranked among the top stock photography websites globally, providing a unique marketplace for photographers to sell their images.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$16,236.15)
KKR is a leading global investment firm with $62.3 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2012. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. "
target: Fotolia
With over 17 million digital images and videos to choose from, Fotolia offers one of the largest image databases of quality. Over 3 million people choose Fotolia for affordable, royalty-free images, graphics and HD videos.
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closed 1/12/2022 via PR Newswire

BackStage, acquired Sharegrid

synopsis: Backstage, the leading freelancer marketplace and application suite for creators, announced that it has acquired ShareGrid, the largest and most trusted marketplace for high-quality, on-demand equipment rental for content creation.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: BackStage
Backstage enables productions, brands, marketing agencies and businesses to efficiently discover and work with highly skilled creative talent. The company’s mission is to make the content creation process more efficient, effective and scalable. "
target: Sharegrid
ShareGrid is the world's most trusted online marketplace for sharing film and photography equipment with others in the same city. ShareGrid members rent everything from tripods to DSLRs to drones, providing a full range of equipment available for their members to create the highest quality of work.
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closed 5/6/2008 via BusinessWire

ROK Entertainment Group, acquired Jalipo Limited

synopsis: ROK Entertainment Group Inc., the global mobile entertainment group, announces that it has acquired 100% of the issued and to be issued share capital of Jalipo Ltd for total consideration of 600,000 ordinary shares.
buyer: ROK Entertainment Group (ROKE:$14.59)
ROK Entertainment Group is a world-leading mobile entertainment company specialising in the development and deployment of innovative mobile technologies, services and applications. "
target: Jalipo Limited
Jalipo enables broadcasters to offer their TV channels, live events and video-on-demand direct to you in high quality via your PC. There's no monthly subscription and all pay content is accessed through a simple pre-pay system.
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closed 1/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Riplay SAS merged with Vodkaster SAS,

synopsis: French movie-interest social network provider Vodkaster is to merge with DVD digitisation specialist Riplay with a view to launching a new Netflix-like video-on-demand service in the country. Riplay SAS operates an online platform and allows users to digitize their DVDs and buy and sell digital versions of DVDs for viewing on multiple devices.
buyer: Vodkaster SAS
Vodkaster is the social network that keeps users in touch with movies, stars, and filmmakers. The company is based in Paris, France. "
target: Riplay SAS
Riplay SAS operates an online platform and allows users to digitize their DVDs and buy and sell digital versions of DVDs for viewing on multiple devices. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Paris, France.
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closed 12/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Minly, acquired Oulo

synopsis: Minly, an online and mobile platform that connects celebrities and fans in the MENA region, has acquired Oulo, a celebrity shoutout platform in Dubai. Oulo is a mobile platform that allows users to book personalized shoutout videos from many of the region's most famous celebrities.
buyer: Minly
Minly is an online and mobile platform that connects celebrities and fans in the MENA region. Minly enables fans to connect with their favorite celebrities through various Minly Experiences, such as personalized video shoutouts, direct text messages and voice notes. "
target: Oulo
Oulo is a celebrity shoutout platform in Dubai. Oulo aims to provide fans in the Middle East with memorable and personalized experiences with their favourite celebrities. Their mobile platform allows users to book personalized shoutout videos from many of the region's most famous celebrities.
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closed 10/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Volojoy merged with Chattyco,

synopsis: Volojoy has merged with Chattyco, a platform for personalized video messages in Germany. Volojoy is a German marketplace where fans can order video shout-outs from talents. Volojoy allows users to book personalized shout-out videos from a variety of talents, including actors, models, musicians, and more.
buyer: Chattyco
Chattyco is a platform for personalized video messages in Germany. Chattyco enables fans to request celebrities and influencers to record greetings or other video clips for their loved ones. The celebrities and influencers set the prices themselves and can also support a charity of their choice. "
target: Volojoy
Volojoy is a German marketplace where fans can order video shout-outs from talents. Volojoy allows users to book personalized shout-out videos for themselves or their friends and family. The platform offers a variety of talents users can choose from, including actors, models, musicians, and more.
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closed 8/4/2022 via Company Press Release

Crunchyroll, acquired Right Stuf

synopsis: Crunchyroll, the world’s most popular anime brand that connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries, has acquired Right Stuf, a leading consumer source for anime pop culture merchandise online.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll is the world’s most popular anime brand that connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories with 360-degree experiences. "
target: Right Stuf
Right Stuf is a leading consumer source for anime pop culture merchandise online. By visiting its eCommerce portal, enthusiasts and collectors can find thousands of products, including Blu-rays, manga books, music, figurines, collectables, and more.
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closed 3/2/2022 via Company Press Release

Epic Games, acquired Bandcamp

synopsis: Epic, a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology, has acquired Bandcamp, an online record store and music community where passionate fans discover, connect with, and directly support the artists they love.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. "
target: Bandcamp
Bandcamp is an online record store and music community where passionate fans discover, connect with, and directly support the artists they love.
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closed 3/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

ClickStream Corporation, acquired Nifter

synopsis: ClickStream Corp has acquired Rebel Blockchain Inc., developer of Nifter™, a music NFT marketplace that allows artists to create and sell unique music and sound NFTs. NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are a type of digital token made possible through blockchain technology.
buyer: ClickStream Corporation (OTCPK:CLIS:$0.00)
ClickStream is a technology company focused on developing apps and digital platforms that disrupt conventional industries. ClickStream's WinQuik is a free-to-play synchronized mobile app and digital gaming platform that allows users to compete in quiz type games to win real money and prizes. "
target: Nifter
Rebel Blockchain Inc. is the developer of Nifter™, a music NFT marketplace that allows artists to create and sell unique music and sound NFTs. NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are a type of digital token made possible through blockchain technology.
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closed 6/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Fearless Ent, acquired FilmOla

synopsis: Fearless Films, Inc. (Fearless Ent), an independent full-service production company in Canada, has acquired FilmOla, an online marketplace where content is showcased and updated instantly to a trusted global community of viewers. FilmOla offers over 5,000 movies and 1,000 TV series that rotate every month.
buyer: Fearless Ent (OTCPK:FERL:$0.00)
Fearless Films, Inc. (Fearless Ent) is a full-service production company in Canada. Fearless specializes in short film and feature film production in addition to script writing, copywriting, fulfillment and distribution. Their productions include The Great Chameleon, Bag the Wolf, and more. "
target: FilmOla
FilmOla is an online marketplace where content is showcased and updated instantly to a trusted global community of viewers. FilmOla offers over 5,000 movies and 1,000 TV series that rotate every month. Their library of content covers a variety of genres, including action, comedy, drama, and more.
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closed 11/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Generos Media Group, Inc., acquired FishFlix.com

synopsis: Generos Media Group, Inc. has completed their acquisition of all assets pertaining to Fishflix.com. FishFlix.com is one of the most comprehensive websites for Christian Movies. Featuring thousands of high-quality Christian DVDs at everyday low prices.
buyer: Generos Media Group, Inc.
Generos Media Group INC. a group of e-commerce-based businesses that bring family friendly entertainment options to families seeking options void of any violent and graphic content. "
target: FishFlix.com
FishFlix.com is one of the most comprehensive websites for Christian Movies. Featuring thousands of high-quality Christian DVDs at everyday low prices. FishFlix is an online store with a mission to bring The Greatest Christian and Family-Friendly Films in the World at Great Prices.
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closed 6/1/2022 via GlobeNewswire

StudioNow Inc., acquired Snapwire

synopsis: StudioNow, the leading global content production marketplace for top brands, agencies, and media companies, announced its acquisition of Snapwire, a venture-backed marketplace that connects visual creators to brands and businesses who need photos and videos.
buyer: StudioNow Inc.
StudioNow is the No. 1 Content Production Marketplace. StudioNow works directly with top-tier brands, including Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Walgreens, Netflix, delivering high-quality video at scale through a global network of over 12,000 top-ranked producers, animators, editors, and photographers. "
target: Snapwire
Snapwire is a leading self-serve visual content marketplace with over 1M registered creator users providing visual content solutions in over 180 countries. Snapwire's platform has produced over 100,000 photoshoots for location documentation.
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closed 6/1/2022 via GlobeNewswire

StudioNow Inc., acquired Snapwire

synopsis: StudioNow, the leading global content production marketplace for top brands, agencies, and media companies, announced its acquisition of Snapwire, a venture-backed marketplace that connects visual creators to brands and businesses who need photos and videos.
buyer: StudioNow Inc.
StudioNow is the No. 1 Content Production Marketplace. StudioNow works directly with top-tier brands, including Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Walgreens, Netflix, delivering high-quality video at scale through a global network of over 12,000 top-ranked producers, animators, editors, and photographers. "
target: Snapwire
Snapwire is a leading self-serve visual content marketplace with over 1M registered creator users providing visual content solutions in over 180 countries. Snapwire's platform has produced over 100,000 photoshoots for location documentation.
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closed 1/25/2010 via BusinessWire

AOL LLC, acquired StudioNow Inc.

synopsis: AOL Inc. announced that it has acquired StudioNow Inc., the premier online platform for quality video creation and distribution. StudioNow will continue to develop its existing business as a provider of online video creation, management, storage and syndication services to commercial companies.
buyer: AOL LLC (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: StudioNow Inc.
StudioNow provides the full spectrum of "Creation to Syndication" empowering companies big and small to create more and do more with their Internet video strategy.
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closed 1/25/2010 via BusinessWire

AOL LLC, acquired StudioNow Inc.

synopsis: AOL Inc. announced that it has acquired StudioNow Inc., the premier online platform for quality video creation and distribution. StudioNow will continue to develop its existing business as a provider of online video creation, management, storage and syndication services to commercial companies.
buyer: AOL LLC (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: StudioNow Inc.
StudioNow provides the full spectrum of "Creation to Syndication" empowering companies big and small to create more and do more with their Internet video strategy.
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closed 5/17/2011 via PR Newswire

Pixit Solucoes em Video merged with BRIC,

synopsis: BRIC Integrated Corporate Communications, a subsidiary of the MZ Group, announces the merger of Pixit Solucoes em Video, a company specializing in the creation, production, compression and hosting of videos for Web and Mobile applications that can be viewed without the buffering problems typical of other solutions.
buyer parent: MZ Group
buyer: BRIC
BRIC Integrated Corporate Communications ("BRIC") is a dominant and influential communications and digital media agency. BRIC offers integrated solutions in both traditional and digital communications that decisively contribute to the image and reputation of its clients. "
target: Pixit Solucoes em Video
Pixit Solucoes em Video is a company specializing in the creation, production, compression and hosting of videos for Web and Mobile applications that can be viewed without the buffering problems typical of other solutions.
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closed 1/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Userfarm merged with Poptent, Inc.,

synopsis: The two biggest names in video crowdsourcing, Poptent and Userfarm, announced they have merged to create Vizy, the first truly global resource for brands and agencies wishing to engage digital audiences more effectively through high quality video content.
buyer: Poptent, Inc.
Poptent is a digital marketing platform with the largest social network of creative video producers in the world. The name "Poptent" stands for "popular + content." "
target: Userfarm
Userfarm is the largest global video-making community and specialises in creating videos for brands, agencies, publishers and broadcasters. Userfarm's international community of over 75,000 videomakers and animators are able to plug global brands in an engaging and effective manner.
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closed 3/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Brex, acquired CommonLounge

synopsis: Brex, the corporate card that accelerates entrepreneurs and scaling businesses, has acquired Compose Labs, a startup that powers next-generation video experiences, including the educational platform CommonLounge. Compose Labs will expand the quality and sources of Brex Ecommerce underwriting data while also building out valuable expansion products
buyer: Brex
Brex is transforming B2B payments by creating corporate cards, rewards, and travel programs that are tailored to specific industries. The company uses its technology to navigate the financial and regulatory hurdles that typically exacerbate negative banking product experiences. "
target: CommonLounge
Compose Labs is a startup that powers next-generation video experiences and is the developer of CommonLounge, an online education platform. CommonLounge 's curriculum saves time and helps users reach their goals as soon as possible with interactive videos, tutorials, real-world projects and quizzes.
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closed 3/22/2005 via BusinessWire

Genius Products, Inc., acquired Wellspring Media Inc.

synopsis: Genius Products, Inc. and American Vantage Companies today announced the signing and completion of an agreement under which Genius Products has acquired American Vantage Media Corporation (owner of the Wellspring brand), a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Vantage Companies.
buyer: Genius Products, Inc. (GNUS:$7.87)
Genius Products, Inc. is a multi-brand company that produces and distributes affordable entertainment products including DVDs and CDs. Its products are sold in retail outlets nationwide under well-known brands. "
target parent: American Vantage Cos
target: Wellspring Media Inc.
Wellspring Media Inc. ("Wellspring"), a leading distributor of world cinema and wellness programming. Wellspring's assets include a 1,000-title library distributed via its Theatrical, Home Video/DVD, Worldwide Sales and Direct Response units (www.artfilmcollection.com and www.videocollection.com).
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itv plc, will acquire Twofour Group Limited

synopsis: ITV plc announced that it has agreed to acquire Boom Supervisory Limited, the holding company of the Twofour Group, the family of award-winning UK and US based production companies. Twofour Group Limited, through its subsidiaries, produces broadcast programming and communications content for distribution on multimedia platforms.
buyer: itv plc (LSE:ITV:$3,453.00)
itv plc is an integrated producer broadcaster, operating the largest commercial family of channels in the UK. Through their ITV Studios, they produce content for both itv channels and third parties in the UK and increasingly overseas. "
target parent: Lloyds Banking Group
target: Twofour Group Limited
The Twofour Group is a family of award winning companies striving to deliver world class international TV production and distribution. Working for broadcasters around the world, the Twofour Group spans drama, comedy, factual, children’s and entertainment.
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Boom Pictures, acquired Twofour Group Limited

synopsis: Boom Pictures has acquired Twofour Group. Twofour is an international award winning factual, features & entertainment television producer and digital agency rolled into one, with offices in the UK, US and Abu Dhabi.
buyer: Boom Pictures
Boom pictures is an independent production company. They are about backing top talent, stimulating creativity and coming up with ideas that will have impact for broadcasters and brands wherever they're seen. "
target: Twofour Group Limited
Twofour is an international award winning factual, features & entertainment television producer and digital agency rolled into one, with offices in the UK, US and Abu Dhabi.
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Euro Media Group, acquired Netco Sports

synopsis: Euro Media Group (EMG), Europe’s leading provider of broadcast facilities and services announced the acquisition of Netco Sports, the leading provider of sport second screen solutions. Netco Sports is a pioneer in innovation and creation of state-of-the-art solutions for the second screen in the world of sports, headquartered in France.
buyer parent: Paribas Affaires Industrielles
buyer: Euro Media Group
Euro Media Group is one of the few independent providers in Europe known world-wide for its technical expertise. Focused on new media, Euro Media Group is recognized for its wealth of experience in international sports, live performances and entertainment production. "
target: Netco Sports
Netco Sports create unique mobile solutions in the world of Sports and Media: 2nd screen, Game Connect, Fotofan and Stadium Connect.
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closed 4/9/2009 via PR Newswire

Point.360, acquired Moving Images NY, LLC.

synopsis: Point.360, a leading provider of integrated media management services, announced that it had acquired the assets of Moving Images NY LLC, doing business as MI Post. MI Post is engaged in editing, graphics and other post production activities serving entertainment and advertising customers in New York City.
buyer parent: DG FastChannel, Inc.
buyer: Point.360 (PTSX:$22.35)
Point.360 is one of the largest providers of video and film asset management services to owners, producers and distributors of entertainment and advertising content. The Company provides worldwide electronic distribution, using fiber optics, satellites, and the Internet. "
target: Moving Images NY, LLC.
Moving Images NY, LLC. d/b/a MI Post is engaged in editing, graphics and other post production activities serving entertainment and advertising customers in New York City.
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closed 9/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Gracenote, Inc., acquired Baseline StudioSystems

synopsis: Gracenote announced it has acquired Baseline, a provider of film and television information and services. Baseline's industry-leading database deepens Gracenote's existing video metadata by adding detailed, descriptive information about movies and TV productions to power next generation TV and video experiences for viewers.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: Gracenote, Inc.
Gracenote, Inc. provides music and video content and technologies to the world's hottest entertainment products and brands. The company's partners in the entertainment community include major music publishers and labels, prominent independents and movie studios and television networks. "
target parent: Hollywood Media Corporation
target: Baseline StudioSystems
Baseline StudioSystems is the premier licensor and syndicator of film and TV entertainment data and associated applications to professionals in the film, television, media and financial sectors.
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closed 10/7/2011 via Berkery

Project Hollywood LLC, acquired Baseline StudioSystems

synopsis: The New York Times Company has sold its Baseline unit to Project Hollywood LLC, a privately held company which is majority owned by media and Internet entrepreneurs Laurie S. Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein. Baseline is a leading online subscription database and research service for information on the film and television industries.
buyer: Project Hollywood LLC (HOLL:$3.77)
Project Hollywood LLC is majority owned by Laurie S. Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein, who previously founded the SyFy Channel and MovieTickets.com. Ms. Silvers and Mr. Rubenstein currently own a variety of Internet properties including Hollywood.com, Spill.com, and Hollywood Wiretap. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: Baseline StudioSystems
Baseline StudioSystems is a leading online subscription database and research service for information on the film and television industries, and a provider of premium film and television data to Web sites.
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closed 8/28/2006 via BusinessWire

The New York Times Company, acquired Baseline StudioSystems

synopsis: The New York Times Company announced that it has completed the acquisition of Baseline StudioSystems, a leading online database and research service for information on the film and television industries, from Hollywood Media Corp. for $35.0 million in cash.
buyer: The New York Times Company (NYT:$1,963.00)
The New York Times Company, a leading media company, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily newspapers, WQXR-FM and more than 30 Web sites, including NYTimes.com, Boston.com and About.com. "
target parent: Hollywood Media Corp.
target: Baseline StudioSystems
Baseline StudioSystems is the premier licensor and syndicator of film and TV entertainment data and associated applications to professionals in the film, television, media and financial sectors.
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$35
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$6
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closed 11/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Emaji, Inc., acquired Framepool

synopsis: Emaji, Inc. announced the acquisition of 86.6 percent of the outstanding shares of Framepool AG, a leading distributor of stock footage with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Framepool collects, selects and prepares high quality video footage from TV, movie or commercial film producers and sells licenses to its growing library of clips.
buyer: Emaji, Inc. (OTCPK:EMJI:$0.00)
Emaji, Inc., based in Irvine, California, is a publicly traded development stage company with two divisions: Entertainment, and Ventures. They seek to establish a fast-growing industry player with a diversified stream of revenue and strong corporate governance. "
target: Framepool
Framepool collects, selects and prepares high quality video footage from TV, movie or commercial film producers and sells licenses to its growing library of over one million clips to its customers, among them the most prominent advertising agencies, broadcasters and production companies.
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