IXIASOFT Announces the Acquisition of AuthorBridge from Stilo International

IXIASOFT addresses a growing market of non-DITA authors, while reinforcing its leading position in the global CCMS market IXIASOFT, a leading DITA CCMS software company based in Montreal Canada, announces that it has acquired AuthorBridge from Stilo International, a UK-based provider of software tools helping organizations automate the conversion of content to XML. Developed in collaboration with IBM, AuthorBridge is a DITA-based web editing tool providing SMEs with a guided and fluid authoring environment. AuthorBridge is…

LiveVox, a Leading Cloud-Based Contact Center Platform, to Merge with Crescent Acquisition Corp

LiveVox will be only the second publicly-traded pure-play CCaaS company Transaction includes $75 million PIPE anchored by top-tier mutual fund and institutional investors Current LiveVox owners, led by majority shareholder Golden Gate Capital, expect to hold approximately 59% of the newly public company LiveVox, a leading cloud-based provider of customer service and digital engagement tools, announced it has entered into a merger agreement with Crescent Acquisition Corp, a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition…

SocialSurvey Announces Acquisition of AI and Machine Learning Company Zyudly Labs Data Solutions

SocialSurvey announces that they have completed the acquisition of Zyudly Labs Data Solutions. Zyudly Labs, based in Chennai, India, has emerged as a leader in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Their team of data scientists have created a machine learning-based framework for conversational interfaces across multiple channels, providing powerful AI-based insights into customer conversations and interactions. Marketing Technology News: Vyopta Announces Real-time Quality Monitoring for Cisco Webex…

Springbot Closes $14 Million in Funding; Fueling Future Organic Growth & Acquisitions

Sterling National Bank Leads Financing Effort Springbot, a marketing automation and attribution platform for online retailers, announced it has closed $14M in financing led by Sterling National Bank. Springbot which recently closed an acquisition of Content Management System (CMS) provider Matcha in December 2020 is poised for organic growth as well as the addition of deeper platform capabilities that are purpose-built for eCommerce. Springbot's all-in-one platform is the critical solution for today's direct to consumer…

Dun & Bradstreet Completes Acquisition of Leading European Data & Analytics Business Bisnode

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, today announced the completion of the acquisition of Bisnode Business Information Group AB, a leading European data and analytics firm. The acquisition was completed by the subsidiary Dun & Bradstreet Holdings BV for an enterprise value of 7.2B SEK. The transaction was closed with a combination of approximately $625 million net cash, and 6,237,089 newly issued shares of common stock of the company in a private…

Benchmark Email Secures Funding to Fuel Growth and Drive Acquisitions

Benchmark Email, a leading software as a service provider of sales and marketing solutions for SMBs, announces that it has secured a $3,000,000 credit facility from Texas Capital Bank. The credit facility is also designed to scale as the revenue of the company scales, giving Benchmark additional growth capital into 2021 and beyond. Jonathan Herrick, CEO of Benchmark Email, indicates that this new access to funding will drive acquisitions, fueling rapid growth and innovation. Marketing Technology News: Hootsuite…

New Player in the E-Commerce Space Cart.com Completes Acquisitions of AmeriCommerce and Other Strategic Assets

Former Home Depot, Wayfair, Google, RTIC Outdoors and Facebook executives building e-commerce ecosystem to put brands first Cart.com announced the acquisition of AmeriCommerce, an enterprise e-commerce storefront software platform. With the acquisition of AmeriCommerce and three others, Cart.com will offer services across the e-commerce value chain—from ecommerce storefront software to fulfillment services to marketing services and automation—enabling brands of all sizes to move faster, grow larger and expand their…

TIBCO Completes Acquisition of Information Builders

Strategic Alignment Will Speed Customers’ Time to Data-Driven Insights TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in enterprise data, empowers its customers to connect, unify, and confidently predict business outcomes, solving the world’s most complex data-driven challenges. TIBCO announced it has successfully closed the acquisition of Information Builders, Inc. (ibi) following its announcement in October to acquire the business. The acquisition marks the addition of ibi’s data management and analytics capabilities to the…

Moore Announces the Acquisition of Amergent

After a strong 2020, Amergent is poised for accelerated growth as part of Moore Moore, a leading provider of performance-driven marketing solutions, announces today the acquisition of Amergent, a direct marketing and donor management software company dedicated to serving the nonprofit industry. Amergent will continue to market their products and services under their own brand. Moore will make available Amergent products and services to existing clients as part of their continued commitment to provide the most innovative…

Searchlight Capital Partners and ForgeLight Complete Acquisition of Majority Stake in Univision

Searchlight Capital Partners, LP, a global private investment firm, ForgeLight LLC, an operating and investment company focused on the media and consumer technology sectors, and Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (“Televisa") a leading media company in the Spanish-speaking world, announced the completion of Searchlight and ForgeLight's acquisition of a majority ownership interest in Univision Holdings, Inc., the leading Hispanic content company in the United States. In connection with the transaction Televisa will maintain its ownership…

LiveXLive Completes Acquisition Of Custom Personalization Solutions (CPS)

LiveXLive Media, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne, Slacker Radio and React Presents, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Custom Personalization Solutions, LLC ("CPS") in an all-stock deal. The transaction is valued at approximately $12 million based on the closing market price of LiveXLive's stock on December 22, 2020, subject to working capital and other adjustments. CPS will operate as a wholly owned…

Sinch Receives Regulatory Approval for Acquisition of Wavy

Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, announces that it has been granted regulatory approval for the acquisition of Wavy from the Superintendence-General of CADE, Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica, which is the competition authority in Brazil. Closing of the transaction can take place after a 15-day waiting period and final confirmation from CADE. Closing is hence expected to take place in early 2021. Marketing Technology News: 4me Includes Amazon Chime for…

Astek Strengthens Its Position in the E-Commerce and Digital Experience Sector With the Acquisition of INEAT

Astek strengthens its position in the e-commerce and digital experience sector with the acquisition of INEAT The Astek Group announces the acquisition of the French group INEAT, a specialist in digital experience and e-commerce. With 300 employees in France, China and Canada, INEAT achieves a turnover of 22 million euros. Thanks to this acquisition, Astek is strengthening its geographical footprint in several key regions of the world. In France, the Group gathers now more than 200 employees in Lille area, and is…

Sparks Announces Acquisition of Group Delphi’s Trade Show and Events Business

Sparks, a global brand experience agency, announced the acquisition of Group Delphi's trade show and event business. As part of the transaction, Sparks acquires Group Delphi's trade show and event services, assets, and facilities in Fort Wayne, Indiana and Paris, France, and welcomes the staff associated with these various functions and locations. By combining the trade show and events business of Group Delphi with Sparks, the company expands its full-service experiential offering and manufacturing footprint—strengthening…

Allego Expands Sales Learning and Enablement Market Leadership with Acquisition of Refract

Allego, the leader in sales learning and enablement solutions, announced its acquisition of Refract, a UK-based leader in sales engagement and multilingual conversation analytics. Refract brings to the merger deep capabilities in revenue intelligence—delivering AI-enhanced content and coaching recommendations from sales calls, demos and meetings—to improve sales outcomes and grow revenue. The combination of Allego and Refract not only strengthens Allego’s current market-leading position as an all-in-one provider of sales…

Adobe Completes Acquisition of Workfront

Adobe announced the completion of its acquisition of Workfront, the leading work management platform for marketers with more than 3,000 customers and one million users. Adobe’s acquisition of Workfront will bring efficiency, collaboration, and productivity gains to marketing teams currently challenged with siloed work management solutions. Both companies are established partners with strong product synergies and a growing base of over 1,000 shared customers, including Under Armour, Nordstrom, Prudential Financial, T-Mobile,…

Alliance Data Completes Acquisition of Bread

Alliance Data successfully closes transaction; underscores commitment to investing in digital offerings including installment and buy now, pay later products Company welcomes approximately 200 Bread employees and its more than 400 existing clients Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading provider of data-driven marketing, loyalty and payment solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Lon Inc., a technology-driven digital payments company operating under the trademark Bread, offering an omnichannel…

Programmatic and Data Giants Crimtan and Adara Partner up to Supercharge Customer Acquisition

Adara, the leader in verified identity and permissioned data and dynamic programmatic specialists Crimtan have joined forces to form the perfect partnership for programmatic advertising – and supercharge brands’ customer acquisition. We are delighted to announce that Crimtan and Adara have signed a partnership to combine Adara’s leading global digital identities, with Crimtan’s intelligent lifecycle marketing capabilities, based around audience, investment and creative intelligence. Crimtan are the experts in lifecycle…

AVCtechnologies Completes Strategic Acquisition of Ribbon’s Kandy Communications

Creates an end-to-end Cloud Managed Services company with a comprehensive suite of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS), and Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) capabilities Ribbon Communications Inc. and American Virtual Cloud Technologies, Inc. announced that they have completed the previously announced acquisition of Kandy Communications (Kandy) by AVCT. Kandy complements AVCT’s April 2020 acquisition of Stratos Management Systems, Inc. by providing a full suite of…

FMG Suite Announces Strategic Acquisition of Twenty Over Ten

FMG Suite, a SaaS company specializing in marketing software and services for financial advisors and insurance agents, announced it has completed the acquisition of Twenty Over Ten, a company delivering a SaaS-based digital marketing platform for financial professionals. “We’re impressed with what Twenty Over Ten has built in a relatively short time and we look forward to integrating our solutions to deliver the products and services we know are most sought after today by financial professionals, RIAs, and independent…