Google
 

Acquisitions: Loads of deals...

From: Cliff Kurtzman <moderator_at_o-a.com>
Date: Tue 21 Nov 2006 23:21:20 -0500

     October

Boonty acquires Gamehub
http://biz.gamedaily.com/industry/news/?id=14205

Entertainment Consumers Association acquires GamePolitics.com.
http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php?story=11408

CNET acquires Art Culinaire
http://internet.seekingalpha.com/article/19042

PA Sport acquires 33.3% of Sportal Australia
http://www.pa-sport.com/en/news_sportal_sept06.html

PacificNet Acquires 20% Interest in MOABC.com
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061025/lnw010.html?.v=1

LiveUniverse acquires a majority stake in Flurl
http://business.techwhack.com/1274/brad-greenspan-flurl/

Oak Pacific Interactive acquires Xiaonei.com
http://mashable.com/2006/10/24/blatant-facebook-rip-off-gets-acquired/

News Invest acquires Pulpmedia
http://www.actusnews.com/communique.php?ID=ACTUS-0-7226

Economist Group acquires GalleryWatch
http://sanantonio.bizjournals.com/austin/stories/2006/10/30/daily16.html

Google acquires JotSpot
http://blogs.zdnet.com/Orchant/index.php?p=260

Wired acquires Reddit.com
http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8L3TT981.htm

SideStep acquires TravelPost.com
http://www.m-travel.com/news/2006/10/sidestep_acquir.html

TopTenSources acquires Blogniscient
http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/stories/2006/10/30/daily2.html

Austin Ventures Acquires All Star Directories
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/stories/2006/10/30/daily3.html

TA Associates acquires eDreams for $195M
http://www.eyefortravel.com/index.asp?news=53269

Prof-Media acquires Rambler Media Ltd.
http://www.kommersant.com/p718246/r_529/Prof-Media_purchase_Rambler_Media/

Alibaba.com acquires a stake in Koubei.com
http://www.redherring.com/Article.aspx?a=19446&hed=Alibaba+Buys+Koubei+Stake

aQuantive acquires e-Crusade for $3M
http://www.tradingmarkets.com/.site/news/BREAKING%20NEWS/478213/

Capital Alliance Group acquires Live-Interactive Company
http://www.tradingmarkets.com/.site/news/BREAKING%20NEWS/477633/

     November

MEC Labs Group acquires Marketing Sherpa
http://www.marketingexperiments.com/acquisition-of-marketingsherpa.html

JL McGregor and Company acquires Pacific Epoch
http://www.pacificepoch.com/newsstories/79666_0_5_0_M/

Discovery Communications (Animal Planet) acquires Petfinder.com and
PetsIncredible for $35M.
http://www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2006/11/03/ap3143766.html

IAC/InterActiveCorp (Ticketmaster) acquires Biletix
http://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0006108.html

IronPort acquires PostX
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2048396,00.asp

HealthMedia acquires MySelfHelp.com
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/news_press_release,14537.shtml

Demand Media acquires non-MySpace assets of Intermix from Fox
http://www.socaltech.com/story/0006393.html

Akamai acquires Nine Systems for $160M
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/061120/20061120005318.html?.v=1

MediaWhiz acquires Text Link Ads
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/061107/20061107005550.html?.v=1

ZCOM acquires Myrice
http://www.pacificepoch.com/newsstories?id=P79963

CCP acquires White Wolf
http://www.gamespot.com/news/6161552.html

Dice Holdings acquires eFinancialCareers.com and jobsinthemoney.com
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061101/nyw070.html?.v=77

Batanga.com acquires eLatinMusic.com
http://big-gang.com/labels/id_23902/

Batanga.com acquires LatCom
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/15946382.htm

AOL acquires Blogsmith
http://www.socaltech.com/story/0006231.html

AOL acquires Relegence
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/061108/20061108005475.html?.v=1

Answers.com acquires FAQFarm for $2M
http://ir.answers.com/ReleaseDetail.cfm?ReleaseID=217782

Zhongsou acquires Ccoo.cn for $1M
http://www.pacificepoch.com/newsstories/79462_0_5_0_M/

Navteq acquires Traffic.com for $179M
http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/061106/navteq_acquisition.html?.v=1

Benacquista Galleries acquires faceyourmate.com
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061121/latu045.html?.v=81

Yahoo acquires Bix.com
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20061117/wr_nm/yahoo_bix_dc_1

Yahoo acquires MyBlogLog for estimated $10M
http://www.searchenginejournal.com/?p=4013

Yahoo acquires Kenet Works for at least $21.3M
http://gigaom.com/2006/11/17/yahoo-kenet-works/

    Related article:

Ten Worst Internet Acquisitions Ever
http://internet.seekingalpha.com/article/21041

See our full 2005-2006 M&A deal flow:
      http://www.o-a.com/acquisitions.html


--Cliff

Clifford R. Kurtzman
CEO | Moderator
ADASTRO Incorporated | The Online Advertising Discussion List
http://www.adastro.com | http://www.o-a.com
(281) 480-6300







Received on Tue Nov 21 2006 - 22:21:20 CST


HOW TO JOIN THE ONLINE ADVERTISING DISCUSSION LIST

With an archive of more than 14,000 postings, since 1996 the Online Advertising Discussion List has been the Internet's leading forum focused on professional discussion of online advertising and online media buying and selling strategies, results, studies, tools, and media coverage. If you wish to join the discussion list, please use this link to sign up on the home page of the Online Advertising Discussion List.

 


Online Advertising Industry Leaders:

Local SEO with Video
Houston SEO
Houston Web Design

Add your company...

Local SEO with Video
 



 


 
Online Advertising Discussion List Archives: 2003 - Present
Online Advertising Discussion List Archives: 2001 - 2002
Online Advertising Discussion List Archives: 1999 - 2000
Online Advertising Discussion List Archives: 1996 - 1998

Online Advertising Home | Guidelines | Conferences | Testimonials | Contact Us | Sponsorship | Resources
Site Access and Use Policy | Privacy Policy

 
2323 Clear Lake City Blvd., Suite 180-139, Houston, TX 77062-8120
Phone: 281-480-6300
 
Copyright 1996-2007 The Online Advertising Discussion List, a division of ADASTRO Incorporated.
All Rights Reserved.