MarketCast LLC, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, has acquired Indianapolis-based Fizziology LLC, a provider of social insights and analytics for the media and entertainment industry. JEGI provided financial advice to MarketCast.
Z Capital Partners has announced the acquisition of Sports Information Group, a dominant multi-media information company focused on providing premium data driven content to the sports industry through its flagship Daily Racing Form platform and other brands.
Canada’s AudienceView has acquired ticketer TheaterMania and its subsidiaries. The purchase includes ownership of OvationTix software, TheaterMania.com and its WhatsOnStage media brands.
Pamlico Capital has invested in Becker’s Healthcare. Founder Scott Becker, along with President and CEO Jessica Cole will continue to own a stake.Becker’s was represented by JEGI and Patzik, Frank & Samotny Ltd. Moore & Van Allen provided legal advice Pamlico.
JEGI, the leading independent investment bank for the global media, information, marketing, software and tech-enabled services sectors, is pleased to announce that Michael Hirsch has joined the firm as Managing Director.
Mergers & Acquisitions
PE firm HGGC has acquired Etouches, a venue sourcing and event management software maker. The investment from the PE firm is intended to help Etouches expand services and enhance its technology to win a greater share of the $6 billion global EMS market.
Investment bank JEGI hired Kathleen Thomas as a managing director. She will focus on expanding JEGI’s offerings across B2B media and events M&A. Prior to JEGI, Thomas worked at Drake Star Partners.
HGGC said May 9 that it has closed its buy of etouches. Etouches, of Norwalk, Connecticut, provides cloud event management software. JEGI acted as a buy-side advisor to HGGC.
Trade Show Executive
JEGI, an independent investment bank for the global media, information, marketing, software and tech‐enabled services sectors, has hired Kathleen Thomas as Managing Director.
Kathleen Thomas, who has worked for several high-profile investment banking firms in the business-to-business exhibitions and conferences space, was named managing director at New York City-based JEGI.
JEGI is pleased to announce that Kathleen Thomas has joined the firm as Managing Director. In this role, Ms. Thomas will further expand JEGI’s global leadership across the B2B media and events markets.
In the first quarter of 2017, mergers and acquisitions across the media, information, marketing, software and tech-enabled services sectors totaled 554 announced transactions accounting for $31.8 billion.