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Top 20 Marketing Deals for March 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $310,000,000 Turn Amobee Marketing Acquisition
2 $308,000,000 Teads Altice Marketing Acquisition
3 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
4 $95,000,000 MDC Partners Goldman Sachs Marketing Investment
5 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
6 $50,000,000 Placester New Enterprise Associates Marketing Investment
7 $30,000,000 Networked Insights Consortium Marketing Investment
8 $30,000,000 Zenreach Consortium Marketing Investment
9 $28,867,800 WME Group Melbourne IT Marketing Acquisition
10 $16,300,000 MomentFeed Consortium Marketing Investment
11 $16,000,000 Databerries Consortium Marketing Investment
12 $15,000,000 Opal Consortium Marketing Investment
13 $14,908,800 Ecrebo Keith Mills, Joseph C. Schull Marketing Investment
14 $12,000,000 Velocidi Neuberger Berman Group, Pilot Growth Equity Marketing Investment
15 $10,000,000 LoopMe Consortium Marketing Investment
16 $9,300,000 Crealytics Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $9,000,000 Nimble CRM Consortium Marketing Investment
18 $9,000,000 Conversion Logic Consortium Marketing Investment
19 $7,690,000 Shopper Media Group Blue Sky Private Equity Marketing Investment
20 $6,500,000 TVSquared West Coast Capital, Scottish Investment Bank Marketing Investment

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  1. Singtel’s digital ad division Amobee acquires Turn for $310M (TechCrunch)
  2. Telco Altice to acquire video ad tech player Teads for $308M (TechCrunch)
  3. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  4. Goldman Sachs is investing $95 million for a 15% stake in ad firm MDC Partners (Business Insider)
  5. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. Placester Raises $50M Series D Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  7. Networked Insights raises $30M to analyze social posts for marketers (Chicago Tribune)
  8. Zenreach raises $30M to help businesses boost their marketing with free WiFi (TechCrunch)
  9. Melbourne IT to wholly acquire WME Group for AU$39m (ZD Net)
  10. MomentFeed inks $16.3 mln (PE HUB)
  11. Databerries Raises $16m in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Top Silicon Valley VC firm Accel leads $15M round for Opal, a marketing collaboration startup based in Portland (GeekWire)
  13. Retail martech specialist Ecrebo eyes US expansion after £12m investment (Campaign)
  14. Velocidi raises $12M to help marketers make smarter ad choices (Silicon Angle)
  15. LoopMe raises $10 million to optimize mobile video ads using artificial intelligence (Venture Beat)
  16. Crealytics Closes $9.3m Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Nimble lands $9 million Series A to simplify contact management in the cloud (TechCrunch)
  18. Conversion Logic raises $9 million to help marketers understand cross-channel attribution (Venture Beat)
  19. Shopping mall adtech startup Shopper Media raises almost $10m for advertising screen push (AFR)
  20. TVSquared Raises $6.5 Million More (Business Wire)

Top 20 Marketing Deals for February 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $310,000,000 Turn Amobee Marketing Acquisition
2 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
3 $95,000,000 MDC Partners Goldman Sachs Marketing Investment
4 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
5 $30,000,000 Networked Insights Consortium Marketing Investment
6 $28,867,800 WME Group Melbourne IT Marketing Acquisition
7 $16,300,000 MomentFeed Consortium Marketing Investment
8 $15,000,000 Opal Consortium Marketing Investment
9 $14,908,800 Ecrebo Keith Mills, Joseph C. Schull Marketing Investment
10 $12,000,000 Velocidi Neuberger Berman Group, Pilot Growth Equity Marketing Investment
11 $7,690,000 Shopper Media Group Blue Sky Private Equity Marketing Investment
12 $6,500,000 TVSquared West Coast Capital, Scottish Investment Bank Marketing Investment
13 $6,400,000 NewsWhip Consortium Marketing Investment
14 $6,000,000 Cordial Upfront Ventures Marketing Investment
15 $5,307,750 Talkwalker Main Mezzanine Capital Marketing Investment
16 $5,300,000 Wise Data Media WhiteSmoke Marketing Acquisition
17 $5,250,000 Clutch Undisclosed Marketing Investment
18 $5,250,000 Persio Clutch Marketing Acquisition
19 $5,100,000 ClicksMob XLMedia Marketing Acquisition
20 $5,000,000 SIM Partners River Cities Capital Funds, Jump Capital Marketing Investment

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  1. Singtel’s digital ad division Amobee acquires Turn for $310M (TechCrunch)
  2. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  3. Goldman Sachs is investing $95 million for a 15% stake in ad firm MDC Partners (Business Insider)
  4. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. Networked Insights raises $30M to analyze social posts for marketers (Chicago Tribune)
  6. Melbourne IT to wholly acquire WME Group for AU$39m (ZD Net)
  7. MomentFeed inks $16.3 mln (PE HUB)
  8. Top Silicon Valley VC firm Accel leads $15M round for Opal, a marketing collaboration startup based in Portland (GeekWire)
  9. Retail martech specialist Ecrebo eyes US expansion after £12m investment (Campaign)
  10. Velocidi raises $12M to help marketers make smarter ad choices (Silicon Angle)
  11. Shopping mall adtech startup Shopper Media raises almost $10m for advertising screen push (AFR)
  12. TVSquared Raises $6.5 Million More (Business Wire)
  13. NewsWhip raises $6.4 million to give newsrooms the data to spot breaking stories and trends (Venture Beat)
  14. Cordial raises $6 million for its customized, automated email marketing service (TechCrunch)
  15. Talkwalker secures €5M funding from Main Mezzanine Capital to spearhead development of AI powered social media analytics for Marketing and PR (Yahoo)
  16. WhiteSmoke Acquires Wise Data Media (No camel)
  17. Clutch raised $5.25 million and acquired a Chicago company (Technical.ly)
  18. Clutch raised $5.25 million and acquired a Chicago company (Technical.ly)
  19. Related news from XLMedia buys Israeli co ClicksMob for $5.1m (Today USA)
  20. SIM Partners Raises $5M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Marketing Deals for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
2 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
3 $30,000,000 Networked Insights Consortium Marketing Investment
4 $12,000,000 Velocidi Neuberger Berman Group, Pilot Growth Equity Marketing Investment
5 $5,307,750 Talkwalker Main Mezzanine Capital Marketing Investment
6 $5,250,000 Clutch Undisclosed Marketing Investment
7 $5,250,000 Persio Clutch Marketing Acquisition
8 $2,400,000 Choozle Undisclosed Marketing Investment
9 $2,000,000 Step Group Consortium Marketing Investment
10 $2,000,000 Community Elf Topanga Partners Marketing Investment
11 $1,900,000 Ascent360 Consortium Marketing Investment
12 $830,000 Buzzoole R-301 Capital, Impulse VC Marketing Investment
13 Undisclosed Cox Target Media Inc Platinum Equity Marketing Acquisition
14 Undisclosed MentAd SocialCode Marketing Acquisition
15 Undisclosed China Newswire Isentia Marketing Acquisition
16 Undisclosed Fetching Communications French/West/Vaughan Marketing Acquisition
17 Undisclosed Performance Marketing, Inc. KeyImpact Sales and Systems Marketing Acquisition
18 Undisclosed artegic Main Capital Partners Marketing Investment
19 Undisclosed Brandtatorship Roberts Communications Marketing Acquisition
20 Undisclosed Dash Hudson Build Ventures, Innovacorp Marketing Investment

More information

  1. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  2. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Networked Insights raises $30M to analyze social posts for marketers (Chicago Tribune)
  4. Velocidi raises $12M to help marketers make smarter ad choices (Silicon Angle)
  5. Talkwalker secures €5M funding from Main Mezzanine Capital to spearhead development of AI powered social media analytics for Marketing and PR (Yahoo)
  6. Clutch raised $5.25 million and acquired a Chicago company (Technical.ly)
  7. Clutch raised $5.25 million and acquired a Chicago company (Technical.ly)
  8. Choozle Secures $2.4M in Series A-1 Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. STEP gets $2M Series A, plans a digital media empire (Wamda)
  10. Community Elf Raises $2 Million Series A to Accelerate Global Growth and Launch UpContent Gallery, a New Content Marketing Platform to Scale Content Discovery (PR Web)
  11. Press Release: Ascent360 Raises $1.9M To Help Retailers Turn Customer Data Into Revenue (Ascent360)
  12. Buzzoole Raises $830k in VC Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Platinum Equity Acquires Businesses of Cox Target Media (Marketwired)
  14. Israel’s MentAd acquired by US adtech firm SocialCode for undisclosed amount (Tech.eu)
  15. Isentia Buys Chinese Content Marketing Software Platform (Marketing Hub)
  16. French/West/Vaughan Acquires Fetching Communications To Launch Pet & Veterinary Marketing Division (PR Newswire)
  17. KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc. Continues Expansion via Acquisition of Performance Marketing, Inc. (PR Web)
  18. Main Capital invests in artegic AG (PE HUB)
  19. Roberts Communications Acquires Brandtatorship (Roberts Communications)
  20. Build, Innovacorp Back Dash Hudson (Entrevestor)

Top 20 Marketing Deals for December 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,900,000,000 Neustar Golden Gate Capital Marketing Acquisition
2 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Media.net Beijing Miteno Communication Technology Marketing Acquisition
4 $540,000,000 TubeMogul Adobe Marketing Acquisition
5 $360,000,000 Tapad Telenor Group Marketing Acquisition
6 $215,000,000 TouchCommerce Nuance Communications Marketing Acquisition
7 $200,000,000 AddThis Oracle Marketing Acquisition
8 $148,000,000 Smaato Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group Marketing Acquisition
9 $130,000,000 Olapic Monotype Marketing Investment
10 $117,000,000 Mblox CLX Communications Marketing Acquisition
11 $100,000,000 StickyAds Comcast Marketing Acquisition
12 $56,000,000 BloomReach Consortium Marketing Investment
13 $50,000,000 Acxiom Zeta Interactive Marketing Acquisition
14 $50,000,000 Intercom Index Ventures Marketing Investment
15 $50,000,000 Moat Insight Venture Partners Marketing Investment
16 $50,000,000 Showpad Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $50,000,000 Spredfast Consortium Marketing Investment
18 $50,000,000 Zenreach Consortium Marketing Investment
19 $45,000,000 Blippar Khazanah Nasional Berhad Marketing Investment
20 $45,000,000 Heyzap Fyber Marketing Acquisition

More information

  1. Neustar to Go Private in $2.9 Billion Deal (Fortune)
  2. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  3. He made his first US$1M at the age of 18 and US$100M at 23, and now sold his adtech firm for US$900M at 34 (e27)
  4. Adobe buys video ad tech platform TubeMogul for $540M (Vator )
  5. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  6. Nuance Communications Acquires TouchCommerce, for $215m (FinSMEs)
  7. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  8. Mobile ad tech firm Smaato acquired by China-based group for $148M (TechCrunch)
  9. Font giant Monotype gets into user-generated content with $130M Olapic acquisition (VentureBeat)
  10. Atlanta mobile technology firm Mblox acquired for $117 million (Atlanta Business Chronicle)
  11. Comcast has acquired French ad tech company StickyAds for more than $100 million (Yahoo)
  12. BloomReach lands $56M to deliver personalized marketing to every digital business (VentureBeat)
  13. Zeta Interactive acquires Acxiom Impact for over $50M (TechCrunch)
  14. The Daily Startup: Index Ventures Backs Intercom in $50 Million Series D (The Wall Street Journal)
  15. Moat Raises $50 Million to Help Develop Digital Ad Currency (Wall Street Journal)
  16. Showpad closes $50M Series C to keep growing its SaaS sales productivity platform (TechCrunch)
  17. Social Marketing Software Provider Spredfast Raises $50M in Equity Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. WiFi Startup Zenreach Emerges From Stealth With $50 Million And Peter Thiel On Its Board (Forbes)
  19. With $45 Million In Funding, Augmented Reality Platform Blippar Is Rethinking Search (TechCrunch)
  20. Fyber Acquires Heyzap for $45M (FinSMEs)