Daily Deal Activity 02/10/17

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

UK-based meeting space marketplace HeadBox has raised $1.7 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

digital marketplace

Japan-based hotel booking marketplace provider Loco Partners has been acquired by telecommunications services provider KDDI. The acquisition will provide KDDI with an expanded digital offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

gaming

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has acquired UK-based mobile game development studio Playdemic. The acquisition will see Playdemic integrated into Warner Bros.’ family gaming division TT Games. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

niche content

Germany-based independent news website news.de has been acquired by Muller Medien from Unister. The acquisition will provide Muller with an expanded digital platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

marketing technology

commerce management

Shopping cart solutions company Zen Shopping will be acquired by Germany-based Shop.co. The acquisition will provide Zen Shopping with an expanded presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mrm/workflow management, media management sytem

SaaS-based media management workflow solutions developer MediaSilo has raised $7 million in a round of funding from Schooner Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for supporting its acquisition of media asset management platform Wiredrive. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

social technology

Conde Nast has acquired social data and marketing platform CitizenNet. The acquisition will be complementary to the company’s audience targeting and data capabilities for social platforms. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

social technology

Social media influencer marketing platform Grapevine has been acquired by China-based media group Sun Seven Stars. The acquisition will provide Grapevine with the resources for product development efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

agency & Marketing Services

design agency

Design and web development company Tin Cans has been acquired by advertising and web development agency Triple Strength. The acquisition provides Triple Strength with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

marketing consulting

Design and digital marketing services provider Space Creative has been acquired by marketing and public relations services provider Wrapped Agency. The acquisition will provide Wrapped with expanded design consultation capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

promotion agency

Promotional and trade show services provider Catalyst Marketing has been acquired by HALO Branded Solutions. The acquisition will provide HALO with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

public relations

Architecture public relations firm Stratton & Reekie has been acquired by public relations and communications services provider ING Media. The acquisition provides ING with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

application management

Application development platform Reactive has acquired application infrastructure monitoring and visibility company OpsClarity. The acquisition will provided Reactive with expanded metrics monitoring capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Germany-based SMB financial management platform Zeitgold has raised $4.5 million in a round of funding from Battery Ventures and Holtzbrinck Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding from product development efforts.

information

geo-demo information

Satellite imagery analysis company SpaceKnow has raised $4 million in a round of funding from BlueYard Capital and Reflex Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

business services

hr consulting, bpo

The Blackstone Group will acquire the Human Resources outsourcing business of Aon for a reported $4.8 billion. The transaction will consist of $4.3 billion in cash at close with up to an additional $500 million based on future performance. Financial information was not disclosed.

it consulting

Accenture will acquire the Federal Government Services Business of cybersecurity software company Endgame. The acquisition will see the division integrated into Accenture’s Federal Services unit. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

logistcis

Calera Capital has acquired a majority stake in logistics services provider Evans Network of Companies. The acquisition will provide Evans with the resources for expanding its geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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