Category Archives: Acquisitions

Stockholm-based Videoplaza acquired by Ooyala

Stockholm-based Videoplaza, has been acquired by Ooyala, a subsidiary of Telstra, which powers video for hundreds of broadcasters and media companies. After having raised $17.4 million since being founded in 2008 and being in the increasingly-important market of video advertising, … Continue reading

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Skyscanner acquires Hungarian mobile developer Distinction

Leading global travel search company Skyscanner is acquiring Distinction – a Budapest-based mobile app development company. The acquisition of the 30-strong team of talented mobile designers and developers sees Skyscanner fast-track the growth of its in-house mobile team. The Distinction … Continue reading

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RNTS Media acquires Fyber, a leading advertising technology company

Fyber, a leading advertising technology company, announced today that it is being acquired by RNTS Media, a global digital media company, in a cash-and-stock transaction. As a result of the agreement, Fyber will become a subsidiary of RNTS Media and … Continue reading

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Boku Acquires mopay, Creating a Market Leading Mobile Payments Platform

Boku, the global leader in mobile payments, yesterday announced the acquisition of Germany-based mopay, one of the largest carrier billing companies in the world and one of Boku’s leading

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Delivery Hero is shutting down the Pizza.de headquarters

That was fast! Only about 6 weeks after the acquisition of Pizza.de, Delivery Hero today announced that the Pizza.de headquarters in Braunschweig will be closed in three steps until August 2015. To date at the Braunschweig location there are a … Continue reading

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Rumor was true – Microsoft bought Minecraft for $2.5 billion

The rumor was indeed true – Microsoft bought Minecraft yesterday for $2.5 billion and its founder Markus Persson will not be joining Microsoft. As it was written and speculated nearly a week ago, Microsoft is buying Mojang, the video games … Continue reading

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American retail giant acquires Munich-based Mytheresa.com

Neiman Marcus Group announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the mytheresa.com global online luxury business from Christoph and Susanne Botschen and Acton Capital Partners. Based in Munich, Germany, mytheresa.com was founded by Christoph and Susanne Botschen … Continue reading

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The rumor is that Microsoft is buying Minecraft

The rumor is that one of the biggest global game developers, Mojang, the video games studio behind Minecraft, is getting acquired by Microsoft. According to The Wall Street Journal, the acquisition would potentially be worth a massive $2 billion and … Continue reading

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Piano Media and Press+ Merge to Create Global Content Monetization Leader

Press+, the world’s largest provider of digital subscription services and Piano Media, Europe’s leading media content monetization solutions provider, announced that they are combining forces to accelerate the global shift to digital subscriptions. The merger was led by 3TS Capital … Continue reading

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Tastebuds To Acquire Dating Startup moosify

Tastebuds Media Ltd announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire moosify. The transaction will create the largest music-based dating service worldwide. After acquisition, moosify will continue to operate under the leadership of moosify’s CEO in the … Continue reading

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