Advertising Mergers & Acquisitions: Sept. 1-7, 2018

In our last report from the month of August, we saw another 145 deals tracked for a disclosed value of $49.6 billion. The largest deal of the month was arguably Walmart's $16 billion acquisition of India's Flipkart Marketplace. 22 software brands were acquired last month, making software the most active sector. Now, let's take a look at the completed, announced, and rumored mergers and acquisitions from the first week of September.

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Advertising Mergers & Acquisitions: August 18th – August 24th, 2018

Even more completed, updated, and rumored mergers and acquisitions in the advertiser and brand space were announced since our report last week.

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Advertising Mergers & Acquisitions: Aug. 1 – 17, 2018

Let’s take a look at the completed and announced mergers and acquisitions, as well as some rumors and updates in the advertiser and brand space, from the first two weeks of August.

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Advertising Mergers & Acquisitions: July 2018

Going forward, MediaRadar’s advertising mergers and acquisitions posts will be weekly. Let’s take a look at the completed acquisitions and mergers from the month of July.

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Advertising Mergers & Acquisitions: June 2018

In our last monthly report from May, we saw another 75 deals close for a value of $28.5 billion. The largest deal came from Microchip Technology’s $10.15 billion acquisition of Microsemi Corporation while the highest profile deal was arguably the $5 billion sum Bacardi paid for Patron Spirits. Now, let’s take a look at the completed mergers and acquisitions from the month of June.

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Advertising Mergers & Acquisitions: May 2018

In our last monthly report, we saw another $34 billion in closed mergers and acquisitions, bringing the year's total to roughly $160 billion across more than 380 deals.

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Advertising Mergers and Acquisitions: April 2018

So far, in 2018, MediaRadar has tracked over $160 billion across more than 380 mergers and acquisitions in total. To this point, March has been the standout month of the year, with 82 mergers and acquisitions for a disclosed total of more than $61 billion.

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Advertising Mergers and Acquisitions: March 2018

In last month's advertising mergers and acquisitions report, we did a recap of all of February 2018's deals. After an action-packed close to 2017, however, February proved to be comparatively slow. This month, it appears that we're back to where 2017 left off, with March showing a sharp increase in deals. In fact, March was easily the most action-filled month of the year thus far. Let's take a look at the high-profile and media deals, as well as the announcements and rumors from the publisher and brand space, March 2018.

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