Daily Deal Activity 01/26/17

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

India-based online ticketing platform MastiTickets has been acquired by ticketing portal BookMyShow. The acquisition will provide BookMyShow with an expanded presence within Southeast Asia. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile content/apps

University-specific app Oohlala has raised $4 million in Series A funding led by University Ventures with participation from Liquid 2. The company will use the new round of funding for building out new application capabilities.

social media/apps

Messaging company Kik has acquired Israel-based mobile video app developer Rounds in a transaction valued between a reported $60 million and $80 million. The acquisition will provide Kik with expanded capabilities for its video chat offering. Financial information was not disclosed.

marketing technology

analytics & targeting

Germany-based targeting and attribution technologies company Dalia has raised $7 million in Series A funding led by Balderton Capital with participation from Wellington Partners and IBB-Bet. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

analytics & targeting

Analytics and engagement company Omniata has been acquired by Activision Blizzard. The acquisition will see Omniata integrated into Activision’s King mobile gaming division. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

data quality

Data automation and robotic process management company WorkFusion has raised $35 million in Series D funding led by Georgian Partners with participation from Mohr Davidow Ventures, iNovia, Nokia Growth Partners, Greycroft Partners, and RTP Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its customer base.

market research, analytics & targeting

Survey data analysis platform MarketSight has been acquired by private equity firm Reimagine Holdings. The acquisition provides MarketSight with the resources for expanding its geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

agency & Marketing Services

digital agency

Mobile strategy and app development firm Robots and Pencils has acquired mobile-focused digital agency Kinetiq Digital. The acquisition provides Robots and Pencils with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital agency

Digital strategy and design agency Taoti Creative has acquired web and app development firm Socha Dev. The acquisition provides Taoti with expanded in-house development capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

loyalty/retention

Poland-based loyalty redemption platform Zencard has been acquired by commercial banking services provider PKO Bank Polski. The acquisition provides PKO with an expanded technology offering for its retail chain partnership network. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

social agency

Social media management and online reputation services company Friendemic has acquired competitor GoFanBase. The acquisition will provide Friendemic with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

entertainment media

Belgium-based television production company Studio 100 has acquired a majority stake in Germany-based family entertainment content and media company m4e. The acquisition provides Studio 100 with expanded content offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

collaboration

Digital collaboration solutions company CafeX Communications has raised $18 million in Series C funding from Rakuten. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

collaboration

Idea management and collaboration tools developer Kindling has been acquired by innovation management software company Spigit. The acquisition provides Spigit with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

credit/risk

Core insurance processing and data integration company Insurity has acquired property/casualty predictive modeling solutions company Valen Analytics. The acquisition provides Insurity with expanded capabilities for its Insurance Enterprise View offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

data management

Information management and compliance software developer Gimmal has received an undisclosed growth equity investment from Rubicon Technology Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

engineering

Geospatial and engineering design solutions company Cyient has acquired safety-critical software developer Certon Software for $7.5 million. The acquisition provides Cyient with expanded offerings for the Aerospace and Defense vertical. Financial information was not disclosed.

engineering

Belgium-based Itineris, a developer of software for the utilities industry, has raised $11 million in a round of funding from Gimv and Gimv and PMV. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

healthcare, vertical search

France-based doctor appointment booking platform Doctolib has raised $27.7 million in a round of funding led by Bpifrance with participation from Accel Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Germany.

hr

Employee performance feedback software Reflektive has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

business services

printing services

Sterling National Bank has led a recapitalization of printing and outsourced services provider ColorTree Group. The transaction will see Boathouse Capital exit its investment in ColorTree. 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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