Mergers & Acquisitions
The private investment firm has offered to buy all shares in the online research company for 51.4 billion yen ($501m).
The acquisition should strengthen Progressive’s presence in the global ICT market.
UK-based RealityMine announces its acquisition of the US cross-platform media measurement survey.
Big data user intelligence platform acquired by provider of enterprise technology consulting and solutions.
Apple’s purchase of Topsy should give it the ability to spot trends as they emerge on Twitter.
The research firm has entered into a definitive merger agreement with the provider of retail and media insight.
WPP’s wholly-owned operating company has acquired a majority stake in the Turkish social media agency.
Generation5’s demographic, behaviour and segmentation product lines will be maintained alongside existing EA products.
AUSTRALIA — iSentia - previously known as Media Monitors - has announced that it is to buy out AAP’s media monitoring business.
The global information company will acquire the retail sales tracking and consumer research businesses of the Boulder-based sports and recreation research agency.
Swedish firm boasts proprietary technology for extracting and integrating patient-anonymous information.
Target Research recently purchased by its employees, now acquires full-service MR company.
In-store analytics company acquires provider of location-based Wi-Fi analytics.
Monitr ‘integrates semantic processing, data analytics and real-time search and machine learning onto one platform’.
Mobile specialist adds shopper research expertise through acquisition.
Two months after acquiring Storify, Livefyre has acquired social application provider Realtidbits.
US trade press reports more than 500 job cuts across both businesses.
Real-time information and analysis provider Neustar acquires campaign and predictive analytics platform.
Competitrack product integration will provide “a more comprehensive view of what’s hitting the market”, says Market Track CEO Wayne Mincey.
US — Data collection firm Focus Pointe Global (FPG) has acquired St. Louis-based marketing research firm Delve.