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Thursday, 24 April 2014

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Kantar Retail buys sales automation software firm XTEL

22-Apr-2014

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

Twitter acquires social data provider Gnip

16-Apr-2014

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

Dunnhumby acquires Sociomantic

4-Apr-2014

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

Kantar Media acquires Spanish analytics agency

2-Apr-2014

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

Lithium gets Klout

28-Mar-2014

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

17-Mar-2014

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

Gartner takes Software Advice

12-Mar-2014

Software Advice assists companies in selecting appropriate software.

Spotify buys music data firm The Echo Nest

7-Mar-2014

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

Neurons Inc and Sands Research to merge

4-Mar-2014

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

Cello strings together health agencies

3-Mar-2014

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

Nielsen goes shopping, acquires Nexium

27-Feb-2014

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

Ebiquity pays full price for Stratigent after 'strong performance'

7-Apr-2014

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

3-Apr-2014

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

Twitter grows TV analytics strategy at Facebook's expense

2-Apr-2014

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

Salience Insight buys US ops of CARMA International

19-Mar-2014

Media evaluation firm buys US media content analysis specialist.

Chris Farquhar and Richard Burrage

Japan's Hakuhodo invests in Cimigo

17-Mar-2014

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

11-Mar-2014

Oxyme is a social media analytics company headquartered in Amsterdam.

Yahoo acquires Vizify

6-Mar-2014

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

Nielsen announces Myanmar venture

3-Mar-2014

New joint venture with Myanmar Marketing Research & Development.

Lumi Mobile and IML rebrand as Lumi

27-Feb-2014

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

Vook buys Booklr for reader, retail sales data

26-Feb-2014

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