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PhotoShelter acquires UK-based Third Light to accelerate leadership in digital asset management Acquisitions 

PhotoShelter acquires UK-based Third Light to accelerate leadership in digital asset management

  Digital asset management software maker PhotoShelter announced it has acquired Third Light, a U.K.-based DAM software provider. Terms weren’t disclosed. The acquisition was made in partnership with PhotoShelter’s investor Clearhaven Partners, a Boston-based software and technology focused private equity firm, which invested in PhotoShelter four months ago. PhotoShelter serves more than 1,300 enterprises, brands, sports leagues, universities, and other... Read More
Albelli, Photobox merge to compete in European photo products market Acquisitions 

Albelli, Photobox merge to compete in European photo products market

  Two of Europe’s biggest names in personalized photo products have combined. albelli (owned by Gilde Buy Out Partners) and Photobox (owned by Exponent), announced a merger creating what it calls a “leading player in the online European Photo Product and Gifting market.” Gilde and Exponent will retain ownership of the combined business together with the management teams of both... Read More
RRD receives unsolicited non-binding cash proposal for $11.00 per share Acquisitions News 

RRD receives unsolicited non-binding cash proposal for $11.00 per share

Just when it looked like the bidding war for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. (RRD) was won by Chatham Asset Management, the company announced the receipt of an unsolicited non-binding “Alternative Acquisition Proposal” to acquire all of the outstanding shares of RRD’s common stock for $11.00 per share in cash, from an unnamed “Strategic Party”. Under the terms of the Chatham... Read More
Urbanimmersive acquires Agento, IMOTO and RocketPhoto Acquisitions 

Urbanimmersive acquires Agento, IMOTO and RocketPhoto

Urbanimmersive Inc. announces having completed the acquisition of all the shares outstanding of the real estate photography agency Agento Marketing for a purchase price of $1.2 million, paid through the immediate issuance of 1,518,987 shares of the company at a price of $0.79 per share plus a contingent share payment (earn-outs) totaling up to $600,000 payable in 12 months and... Read More
Not so fast, Atlas: RRD to be acquired by Chatham Asset Management Acquisitions News 

Not so fast, Atlas: RRD to be acquired by Chatham Asset Management

After weeks of seesawing back and forth between suitors, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Chatham Asset Management, LLC, a private investment firm, in an all-cash transaction with a total enterprise value of approximately $2.3 billion and total equity value of approximately $897 million. RRD also announced it terminated... Read More
Urbanimmersive acquires Virtual Access Tours Acquisitions 

Urbanimmersive acquires Virtual Access Tours

Quebec-based Urbanimmersive Inc. completed the acquisition of all the limited partnership interests of the New Jersey-based real estate photography agency Virtual Access Tours LP (VAT) for a purchase price of $CAD 961,000 ($449,000 paid in cash and $513,000 paid through the immediate issuance of 585,829 shares of the company at a price of $0.875 per share) plus contingent share payments... Read More
R.R. Donnelley accepts revised Atlas proposal Acquisitions 

R.R. Donnelley accepts revised Atlas proposal

R.R. Donnelley & Sons accepted a revised proposal from Atlas Holdings affiliates to raise the price per share of their pending acquisition of RRD to $10.35/share in cash, worth about $2.2 billion. Just earlier this month, R.R. Donnelley had stated that the bid from Atlas Holdings’ rival Chatham Asset, was a superior choice. R.R. Donnelley agreed to an amendment to its previously... Read More
Smartphoto group takes over gift-marketer Frucon² Acquisitions News 

Smartphoto group takes over gift-marketer Frucon²

Smartphoto group NV, the Belguin-based player in personalized e-commerce, came to a final agreement regarding the acquisition of Frucon² NV from entrepreneur Benny Sintobin. Frucon², located in Ardooie, Belgium, is one of the online European market leaders in the sale of personalised gift packages with chocolate, beer, fruit or flowers for companies and consumers, with websites such as Gift.be and... Read More
Picsart to acquire computer vision and AI company DeepCraft Acquisitions News 

Picsart to acquire computer vision and AI company DeepCraft

Digital creation platform Picsart is acquiring the research and development company DeepCraft for an undisclosed sum. This is Picsart’s second video-based acquisition. Last year Picsart acquired the advanced video effects company “D’efekt,” since rebranded to EFEKT. This is also Picsart’s first acquisition since the announcement of its Series C funding and unicorn status earlier this year. The company said DeepCraft’s “breakthroughs in computer... Read More
Urbanimmersive acquires real estate photography agency Agence Immophoto, Tours Virtuales Acquisitions News 

Urbanimmersive acquires real estate photography agency Agence Immophoto, Tours Virtuales

Urbanimmersive closed the acquisition of all the outstanding shares of the real-estate photography agency Agence Immophoto Inc. for a total purchase price of $500,000. of which $300,000 payable immediately, $100,000 payable by the immediate issuance of 103,093 shares of the company stock at a price of $0.97 per share, and $100,000 payable in shares 12 months following closing. This new... Read More
Vitec Group acquires Savage Universal Acquisitions News 

Vitec Group acquires Savage Universal

Vitec Imaging Solutions, a division of The Vitec Group plc announced the acquisition of Phoenix, Ariz-based, background manufacturer Savage Universal Corp. and its affiliates, with the deal expected to close by the end of November 2021. Savage Universal was founded in 1937 and manufactures an extensive range of high-quality, specialist, seamless paper backgrounds, or backdrops, ensuring the essentially flat, crease-free... Read More
Zenfolio acquires Format website-building business Acquisitions News 

Zenfolio acquires Format website-building business

Zenfolio has acquired Format, a worldwide website-building platform and marketplace based in Toronto, Canada. Both companies offer SaaS business solutions; Zenfolio since 2006 and Format since 2010. Terms weren’t disclosed. The two brands will initially operate in parallel, each retaining its current employee workforce and subscription base. Format will continue to be headquartered in Toronto. Zenfolio headquarters will continue to... Read More
RR Donnelley agrees to $2.1 billion acquisition from from Atlas Holdings Acquisitions News 

RR Donnelley agrees to $2.1 billion acquisition from from Atlas Holdings

North America’s largest commercial printing conglomerate (and owner of the Motif Photos app) RR Donnelley & Sons (RRD) announced it  entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Atlas Holdings in an all-cash transaction with a value of approximately $2.1 billion ($8.52 per share). The transaction, unanimously approved by the RRD board, is expected to close in the... Read More
VistaPrint acquires DepositPhotos and Crello, changes name to Vista Acquisitions News 

VistaPrint acquires DepositPhotos and Crello, changes name to Vista

Fueled by recent acquisitions, personalized printing platform VistaPrint is rebranding as “Vista” to reflect the company’s pivot to becoming a full-range graphics company. This new parent brand encompasses VistaPrint, 99designs by Vista, Vista x Wix and the company’s most recent acquisition, Crello. Crello, a do-it-yourself (DIY) digital design site founded in 2017, is now rebranded under Vista as VistaCreate. As... Read More