M&A During Coronavirus / COVID 19

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A big question on all of our clients lips right now is: has the coronavirus / COVID 19 situation effected M&A in any way. The answer is: YES and NO. Our clients are creative businesses, mostly digital, content and live agencies and all of them have been effected by the global pandemic, of course. However […]

Aeorema Communications Plc make acquisition of London based Eventful

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Capital A client Aeorema Communications plc have acquired Eventful, a London based events agency. Eventful are a venue sourcing,  incentive travel and event management company that works primarily within the luxury retail, IT and oil & gas sectors. Founded in 2002 by Caroline Lumgair, Eventful provides venue sourcing, event design and management and incentive travel […]

London based influencer agency ITB Worldwide acquired by Rogers & Cowan

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Rogers & Cowan a global PR & marketing agency owned by Interpublic Group has acquired London based ITB Worldwide. ITB is one of Europe’s leading entertainment marketing agencies that specialises in digital influencers. Founded in 2008 ITB Worldwide focuses on delivering strategic and creatively led projects in fashion, design, music, sport and entertainment for brands […]

Vice acquires experiential events company Villain

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Vice Media has acquired Brooklyn experiential events company Villain in a bid to bolster its live offering to advertisers. Villain whose industrial sized 15,000ft “raw” venue is based near Vice’s head offices in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg area employs 12 people and produces more than 300 events annually. Villain works with clients both on and off its […]

Nokia acquires IoT startup SpaceTime Insight

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Nokia has acquired California startup SpaceTime Insight, an Internet of Things company that provides machine-learning powered analytics tech and IoT applications to large energy and transportation corporates like FedEx, Singapore Power and Union Pacific Railroad. The acquisition will bolster Nokia’s attempts to grow out its IoT software portfolio, whilst also strengthening its international footprint. SpaceTime […]

Square acquires website builder Weebly

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 Square, the payments platform, has acquired website building service Weebly for $365 million. “This is a huge building block,” CEO Jack Dorsey said. “We can now offer our sellers an easy way, with minimal hassle, to sell both offline and online. All they have to think about is what they’re selling, and their customers.” Amazon […]