M&A Deal Summary

Meltwater Acquires Infomart

On June 22, 2017, Meltwater acquired information technology company Infomart from Postmedia Network for 38M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Meltwater’s 3rd transaction in the Information Technology sector.
  • This is Meltwater’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Meltwater’s 2nd transaction in Canada.
  • This is Meltwater’s 1st transaction in Ontario.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2017-06-22
Target Infomart
Sector Information Technology
Buyer(s) Meltwater
Sellers(s) Postmedia Network
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 38M USD

Target

Infomart

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
website
Infomart is a media monitoring platform that provides news, analytics and insights reports for companies to enhance media strategies and campaigns.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Meltwater

San Francisco, California, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 2001
Sector Information Technology
Employees2,200
Revenue 411M EUR (2022)
DESCRIPTION

Meltwater is a provider of online intelligence solutions. Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. More than 25,000 companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. Meltwater was founded in 2001 and is based in San Francisco, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 10 of 17
Sector (Information Technology) 3 of 4
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 2
State (Ontario) 1 of 2
Country (Canada) 2 of 3
Year (2017) 3 of 5
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 6
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-06-19 Social Media Broadcasts

Hong Kong, China

Social Media Broadcasts (SMB) Ltd. (dba Klarity) is a data analytics solution providing both Western and Asian social intelligence to help people make better business decisions. Klarity was established in 2013 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-08-01 Cosmify

San Francisco, California, United States

Cosmify, Inc. is a knowledge discovery platform that uses advanced machine learning technology for in-depth analysis of corporate data sets. Cosmify, Inc. was established in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Postmedia Network

Don Mills, Ontario, Canada

website


Category Company
Founded 2010
Sector Media
DESCRIPTION

Postmedia Network Inc. is a news media company representing more than 200 brands across multiple print, online, and mobile platforms. Postmedia Network Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Information Technology) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Ontario) 1 of 1
Country (Canada) 1 of 1
Year (2017) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-03-01 Ampifii

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ampifii is an intelligent engine that allows marketers to ‘amp’ their content and message across a variety of networks which lifts engagement and marketers’ return on investment.

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