Ziff Davis Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Ziff Davis has acquired 11 companies of its own, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Ziff Davis has acquired in 5 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (46%) and digital media (28%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

Ziff Davis, Inc. (old)

28 East 28th Street,
New York, New York 10016
United States,
(212) 503-3500
www.ziffdavis.com

Ziff Davis is a digital media company specializing in the technology market, reaching over 7 million highly engaged in-market buyers and influencers every month. Ziff Davis sites, which feature trusted and comprehensive evaluations of the newest and hottest products, include PCMag.com, ExtremeTech, GearLog, GoodCleanTech, DL.tv, AppScout, CrankyGeeks, Smart Device Central and TechSaver.com. Ziff Davis was founded in 1999 and is based in New York City.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 8 - - - - 3 11
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Green Apple Courage, Inc. 2022-04-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Buffalo, New York · www.bphope.com
Map Genie 2022-04-06 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.mapgenie.io
Lifecycle Marketing Group Ltd. 2022-04-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Bourne End, United Kingdom · www.lifecyclemarketing.co.uk
Mashable, Inc. 2017-11-17 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.mashable.com
Offers.com LLC 2016-01-14 - Divestiture
Austin, Texas · www.offers.com
Salesify 2015-09-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Redwood City, California · www.salesify.com
Offers.com LLC 2015-01-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.offers.com
Scene LLC (dba Ookla) 2014-12-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Kalispell, Montana · www.ookla.com
emedia Communications LLC 2014-06-04 - Divestiture
Oak Brook, Illinois · www.emediausa.com
Techbargains.com 2013-11-19 - Divestiture
San Francisco, California · www.techbargains.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 5 (45%) - 1 (50%) -
Digital Media 3 (27%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (9%) - - -
Media 1 (9%) - - -
Publishing 1 (9%) - - -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (50%) -
Total 11 - 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 - 2 -
  California 4 - - -
  New York 2 - - -
  Texas 1 - 1 -
  Montana 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  North Carolina - - 1 -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Domestic 9 (82%) - 2 (100%) -
Cross-border 2 (18%) - - -
Total 11 - 2 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
9%
1 (9%)
Strategic(s)
27%
3 (27%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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