Merkle Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Marketing Company

Merkle has acquired 24 companies of its own, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Merkle has acquired in 11 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (34%) and marketing (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity25
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Merkle, Inc.

7001 Columbia Gateway Drive,
Columbia, Maryland 21046
United States,
(443) 542-4000
www.merkleinc.com

Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency and the largest independent agency in the US for CRM, digital, and search. Merkle is based in Columbia, Maryland.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 19 3 1 1 - - 24
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
  25

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Filter LLC 2019-01-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.filterdigital.com
Amicus Digital 2018-08-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Sydney, Australia · www.amicusdigital.com.au
HelloWorld, Inc. 2018-01-03 - Divestiture
Southfield, Michigan · www.helloworld.com
Sokrati, Inc. 2017-07-27 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.sokrati.com
Aquila Insight 2017-07-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.aquilainsight.com
DIVISADERO Digital Intelligence 2017-04-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.divisadero.es
Axis41 2016-11-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Salt Lake City, Utah · www.axis41.com
Comet Global Consulting 2016-03-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.cometgc.com
DBG One Ltd. (dbg) 2016-02-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Bristol, United Kingdom · www.dbg.co.uk
Periscopix Ltd. 2015-05-05 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.periscopix.co.uk
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 8 (33%) - - -
Marketing 8 (33%) - - -
Information Technology 4 (17%) - - -
Business Services 2 (8%) - - -
Information Services 1 (4%) - - -
Media 1 (4%) - - -
Digital Media - - 1 (100%) -
Total 24 - 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 19 - 1 -
  California 4 - - -
  Washington 3 - - -
  New York 3 - - -
  Georgia 2 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Arkansas 1 - - -
  Michigan - - 1 -
United Kingdom 3 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
Domestic 19 (79%) - 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 5 (21%) - - -
Total 24 - 1 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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