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Thursday, 24 April 2014

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Kantar Retail buys sales automation software firm XTEL


Italian company makes software to support manufacturers’ sales planning and promotion management activities.

Twitter acquires social data provider Gnip


Acquisition will see more of Twitter’s data offered to Gnip’s customer base.

Dunnhumby acquires Sociomantic


Tesco subsidiary’s purchase of big data tech firm intended to make marketing more personalised.

Kantar Media acquires Spanish analytics agency


The Data Republic, a social media analytics agency, is based in Barcelona.

Lithium gets Klout


Klout will maintain its consumer offering and continue to deliver Klout Perks following its acquisition by Lithium Technologies.

Indonesian MR firm PT Primera merges into GfK


Deal is intended to strengthem GfK’s offering in Southeast Asia.

Gartner takes Software Advice


Software Advice assists companies in selecting appropriate software.

Spotify buys music data firm The Echo Nest


Streaming service looks to improve music discovery through new intelligence platform.

Neurons Inc and Sands Research to merge


Specialist Danish and US neuroscience firms announce that they are to join forces.

Cello strings together health agencies


Insight, consulting and communications offers will be unified under Cello Health brand.

Nielsen goes shopping, acquires Nexium


Madrid-based retail analytics firm added to Nielsen’s portfolio of shopper marketing solutions.

Ebiquity pays full price for Stratigent after 'strong performance'


Stratigent founders to receive full sale price after ending 2013 with its strongest-ever quarter.

FTC approves Nielsen's sell-off of Arbitron LinkMeter tech


Federal Trade Commission consents to Nielsen’s sale and licencing deal with rival comScore.

Twitter grows TV analytics strategy at Facebook's expense


Twitter’s acquisition of TV analytics firms SecondSync and Mesagraph adds further weight to offering.

Salience Insight buys US ops of CARMA International


Media evaluation firm buys US media content analysis specialist.

Chris Farquhar and Richard Burrage

Japan's Hakuhodo invests in Cimigo


Deal boosts ad group’s Asia Pacific research coverage thanks to Cimigo’s offices in China, Indonesia and India.

MetrixLab takes majority stake in Oxyme


Oxyme is a social media analytics company headquartered in Amsterdam.

Yahoo acquires Vizify


Social media visualisation tool is to close down its current offerings.

Nielsen announces Myanmar venture


New joint venture with Myanmar Marketing Research & Development.

Lumi Mobile and IML rebrand as Lumi


Follows Lumi Mobile’s acquisition of IML Worldwide last year.

Vook buys Booklr for reader, retail sales data


Publishing services firm plans to integrate analytics and reporting into its platform to create “powerful market intelligence offer”.