Ziff Davis Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Media Company

Ziff Davis has acquired 8 companies of its own, including 1 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. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (63%) and digital media (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

Ziff Davis, Inc.

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

Ziff Davis, Inc. (formerly Ziff Davis Media, Inc.) 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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 7 1 - - - - 8
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
IGN Entertainment, Inc. 2013-02-04 - Divestiture
San Francisco, California · www.ign.com
Focus Research, Inc. 2011-08-24 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California
eTesting Labs, Inc. 2002-07-15 - Divestiture
Morrisville, North Carolina · www.etestinglabs.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
IGN Entertainment, Inc. 2013-02-04 Humble Bundle, Inc. 2017-10-13 2
San Francisco, California · www.ign.com San Francisco, California · www.humblebundle.com
IGN Entertainment, Inc. 2013-02-04 GameTrailers Corp. 2016-05-16 1
San Francisco, California · www.ign.com Santa Monica, California
IGN Entertainment, Inc.    - GameSpy Industries, Inc. 2012-08-02 1
San Francisco, California · www.ign.com Irvine, California
IGN Entertainment, Inc.    - UGO Entertainment, Inc. 2011-05-06 1
San Francisco, California · www.ign.com New York, New York · www.ugo.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 5 (63%) - 1 (50%) -
Digital Media 2 (25%) - - -
Media 1 (13%) - - -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (50%) -
Total 8 - 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 - 2 -
  California 4 - - -
  Texas 1 - 1 -
  New York 1 - - -
  Montana 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  North Carolina - - 1 -
Total 8 - 2 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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