Daily Deal Activity 01/06/15

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

Turkey-based eCommerce company Annelutfen.com, which focuses on baby and mother products, has raised $4 million in Series A funding from Elixir Capital Management. The company has raised $6.2 million to date, and will use the new capital for expanding its online reach through mobile products, big data strategies, and original customer-centric content.

ecommerce

China-based Ctrip.com, a travel service provider for hotel accommodation, ticketing services, and corporate travel management, has acquired UK-based travel content aggregator and distribution solutions provider Travelfusion. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

niche content

Online-based car community Car Throttle has raised $1.6 million in a round of funding from Redalpine Venture Partners and Passion Capital. The company has raised $2.2 million to date, and will use the new capital for continued audience acquisition.

social media/apps

Jobs and career marketplace Glassdoor has raised $70 million in a round of funding led by Google Capital and Tiger Global Management with participation from Battery Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures. The company has raised $160 million to date and will use the new capital for continued product investment and international expansion.

Digital Advertising

digital video

Meredith Corp. (NYSE:MDP) has acquired native and engagement-based video advertising company Selectable Media. The acquisition will enhance Meredith’s digital video and branded content distribution capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has acquired BAIR Analytics, a provider of analytics solutions for public safety. The acquisition will enhance LexisNexis’ comprehensive investigative solutions offering for the public safety community in its law enforcement mission. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

analytics & targeting

CallRail, a call tracking and analytics platform for businesses and marketing agencies, has raised $1.9 million in Series A funding from private investors. The company will use the new funding for scaling sales and marketing efforts as well as advancing its product roadmap.

email/messaging software

Cloud-based document and email management service NetDocuments has acquired Decisiv Email, an enterprise-grade email management and predictive email filing solution, from Recommind, an information intelligence and analytics company. The acquisition enhances the mobility and usability of NetDocuments’ offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

market research

Commercial real estate data and analytics company Reonomy has raised $13 million in Series B funding led by Bain Capital Ventures with participation from SoftBank Capital, Resolute Ventures, High Peaks Ventures Partners, KEC Ventures, FinTech Collective, and Solon Mack Capital. The company has raised $18 million to date and will use the new funding for investing in the firms engineering and sales capabilities while fueling expansion into international markets.

mobile technology

Interactive boutique agency React2Media has acquired Cross-Device, a developer of a mobile content locking platform. Cross-Device has been rebranded as React2Apps, and the acquisition provides React2Media with enhanced mobile performance-advertising offerings for advertisers and publishers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mrm/ workflow management

Client hosted solutions provider WrapMail (OTCPK:WRAP) has acquired Prosperity Systems, a developer of cloud based platforms for managing business functions online. The acquisition enhances WrapMail’s offerings while granting it access to a larger user base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

social technology

SaaS-based membership management solutions provider Yourmembership.com has acquired Digital Ignite, developer of a learning management system that offers personalized educational content. The acquisition expands Yourmembership.com’s suite of products and strengthens its personalized engagement platform for improving customer interactions.

Agency & Marketing Services

digital video

Dohmen Life Science Services, a provider of outsourced business services for bio pharma and med-tech companies, has acquired Siren Interactive Corporation, a provider of eMarketing solutions for the life sciences industries. The acquisition expands Dohmen’s direct to patient service model. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Traditional Media

entertainment media

Entertainment and event technology solutions provider Production Resource Group has acquired Chaos Visual Productions, a full service video production for live events. The acquisition will provides Chaos Visual with technology solutions focused on the specific needs of the music industry. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Technology & Communications

infrastructure technology

Datacenter infrastructure management solutions provider Device42 has raised $3.5 million in a round of funding from Elm Street Ventures, Long River Ventures, and Alpine Meridian Ventures. The company will use the new funding for expanding operations.

Software

collaboration, healthcare-providers

Canada-based Claron Technology, a developer of medical image viewing and collaboration software, has been acquired by Lexmark International (NYSE:LXK) for $37 million in an all cash transaction. The acquisition extends Lexmark’s Perceptive Software offering to healthcare providers as it looks to expand its medical content management strategy.

healthcare-providers

Caremerge, developer of a communication and care coordination platform for the senior care industry, has raised $4 million in a round of funding led by Cambia Health Solutions with participation from Generator Ventures, GE Ventures, Arsenal Venture Partners, and Zieglar-LinkAge. The company will use the new funding for adding strategic relationships with health care providers and technology vendors.

security

Security as a service solutions provider Alert Logic has acquired Critical Watch, developer of active countermeasure intelligence solutions. The acquisition enhances Alert Logic’s vulnerability and configuration scanning, security analytics, and vulnerability research capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

software development tools

On-demand private cloud as a service solutions provider Blue Box has raised an additional $4 million to close its Series B round at $14 million. The round was raised by Voyager Capital and Founders Collective, and the new capital will allow the company to continue product innovation while adding additional engineering, sales and marketing, and business development talent.

software development tools

Software platform developer for local, public safety, and service communications Nixle has been acquired by unified critical communications company Everbridge. The acquisition will provide Nixle with enhanced emergency notification capabilities while strengthening Everbridge’s focus on community engagement. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Information & Business Services

healthcare consulting

The Corridor Group, a provider of consulting, executive search, and educational resources for the home care industry, has acquired HMS Healthcare Management Solutions, a provider of revenue cycle management and consulting services. The acquisition will provide The Corridor Group with integrated revenue cycle management services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting/systems integration

SPR Consulting, a provider of IT, staffing, and consulting services, has acquired MPS Partners, an IT consulting service provider. The acquisition concludes a lengthy venture between the two firms, and will allow SPR to consolidate its core brands. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

management consulting

RLJ Equity Partners Portfolio Company Naylor Association Solutions, a provider of communications strategy and engagement services, has acquired Timberlake Management Software, a provider of management consulting solutions for associations and non-profit groups. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security information

Mobile payments and public safety electronic intelligence solutions provider SuperCom (Nasdaq:SPCB) has acquired cybersecurity firm Prevision. The acquisition coincides with Supercom’s strategy of offering complimentary security products and solutions to its customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

staffing

Industrial staffing and comprehensive staffing solutions companies The Select Family of Staffing Companies and EmployBridge have agreed to merge. The combined entity will operate under their existing names and will provide an extended portfolio for specialized staffing solutions across the supply chain. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

About Petsky Prunier
Petsky Prunier is one of the leading investment banks in the technology, media, marketing, eCommerce, and healthcare industries. Our firm's mergers and acquisitions and private placements advisory services reflect a unique blend of product specialization and industry expertise. Together with strategic consulting firm Winterberry Group, a Petsky Prunier company, our organization represents one of the largest industry-specific advisors providing strategic and transactional services. In addition, we offer international reach through our partnership with investment bank Altium, which operates from nine offices across Europe. Securities transactions are processed through Petsky Prunier Securities LLC, a member of FINRA and an affiliated entity.

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