Daily Deal Activity 10/21/15

Digital Media/Commerce

classifieds/auctions/p-to-p

Online listing and selling platform Yardsale has been acquired by unwanted items marketplace Gone. The acquisition provides Gone with an expanded second-hand electronics marketplace. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Digital music store eMusic has been acquired by cloud computing company TriPlay. The acquisition provides TriPlay with an expanded song catalog for its music service MyMusicCloud. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Singapore-based on-demand grocery delivery service honestbee has raised $15 million in a round of funding led by Formation 8 with participation from Prejman Mar Ventures. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence internationally while hiring talent.

Digital Advertising

local search

Doctors appointment booking platform Amino has raised $19.4 million in a round of funding from Accel Partners, CRV, and Rock Health. The company will use the funding for building out its database and products while hiring talent.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Operations performance analytics company LeanTaaS has raised $3 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the funding for product development while expanding its go-to-market plans.

bi tools

Germany-based adjust, developer of a business intelligence platform for mobile apps, has raised $17 million in a round of funding from Highland Capital Partners. The company has raised $30 million to date and will use the funding for expanding its product offering.

Agency & Marketing Services

channel services

J.W. Childs Associates has acquired a majority stake in KeyImpact Sales and Systems, a sales and marketing agency for the food services industry, from Eos Partners. The acquisition provides KeyImpact with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

experiential marketing

Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired a majority stake in India-based event and experiential agency Fountainhead Entertainment. The acquisition expands Dentsu’s presence within the Indian advertising industry. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Traditional Media

broadcast television

ITV will acquire the television assets of Northern Ireland-based UTV Media for $155 million. The acquisition strengthens ITV’s free-to-air business and network efficiency. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

entertainment media

Music and social media festival production company Digitour Media has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Viacom. The company will use the funding for expanding the scale of its social media festival.

Software

cloud computing

Docker has acquired Tutum, a provider of services for automating development team workflows. The acquisition provides Docker with expanded deployment and management capabilities for its distributed applications platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

collaboration

SaaS-based corporate governance solutions provider Diligent Corporation has acquired leadership team collaboration solutions company BoardLink from Thomas Reuters. The acquisition provides Diligent with an expanded client portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

collaboration

Cloud-based employee collaboration platform developer Kaleo Software has raised $7 million in a round of funding led by OMERS Ventures with participation from Saturn Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding its customer base.

credit/risk

Risk management solutions company Cytegic has raised $3 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company has raised $6 million to date and will use the funding for US expansion while focusing on sales initiatives.

erp

Marlin Equity Partners’ portfolio company Asentinel has acquired mobility management software solutions developer eMOBUS. The acquisition strengthens the capabilities of Asentinel’s telecom expense management product offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

erp

Broadway Systems, a developer of traffic and billing and advertising management software for broadcast companies, has been acquired by SintecMedia. The acquisition broadens SintecMedia’s cable TV solutions portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Channel data management software company Channelinsight has been acquired by channel management solutions company Model N. The acquisition provides Model N with expanded point-of-sale data collection capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Hospital and lab management software developer Attune Technologies has raised $10 million in Series B funding from Qualcomm Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners. The company has raised $17 million to date and will use the funding for expanding its platform.

healthcare

Digital health technologies company PatientSafe Solutions has acquired hospital readmission prevention solutions company Vree Health from Merck. The acquisition provides PatientSafe with an expanded product portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr

Talent relationship marketing platform Phenom People has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Sierra Ventures with participation from Karlani Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding its sales, marketing, and product development teams while building out platform capabilities.

Information

healthcare information

Health insurance information company Collective Health has raised $81 million in a round of funding from Google Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Founders Fund, Maverick Capital, Redpoint Ventures, and RRE Ventures. The company has raised $119 million to date and will use the funding for growing its customer base and hiring talent.

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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