Digital Marketing

Digital marketing continues to be a sector underpinned by rapid innovation as the sector becomes underpinned by technology and the roles of agencies, consultancies and software businesses get closer. Through a combination of services and software providers, brands are now able to deliver highly personalised and automated marketing to their customers in a scalable way and leverage unparalleled amounts of data to improve performance and results.

Our knowledge of the marketing sector is unrivalled, as is our transaction track-record: we have completed more than 200 deals in the industry over the last 30 years, more than any other advisor. We are passionate about digital marketing and the length of our experience and depth of our knowledge allows us to deliver excellent outcomes for our M&A and fundraising clients.

Digital Marketing Deals

Apr 2022
has been acquired by
Nov 2021
has received investment from
Aug 2021
has merged with
a Vespa Capital-backed company
Jun 2021
has been acquired by
Feb 2021
has been acquired by
Feb 2021
has received investment from
Dec 2020
has been acquired by
Jul 2020
has been acquired by
Feb 2020
has been acquired by
Dec 2019
has been acquired by
A Stagwell Group-backed Company

Latest Insights

Reports
16th August 2022

Marketing Services: Global M&A and Public Company Performance – H1 2022

We are pleased to share with you the H1 2022 Marketing Services Sector Review, where we analyse global M&A activity and public market performance in the marketing services sector. H1 2022 has been an exciting and active period for M&A in the marketing services vertical with 425 deals recorded globally. This represents a 15% and […]

Insights
6th April 2022

Partnering with Private Equity: Insights and perspectives from Tony Hill  at Sideshow and Dominic Graham at Waterland Private Equity

In February of 2021, Sideshow, an independent digital group, partnered with Waterland Private Equity to support its ambitious growth plans to continue building a group of highly connected digital brands. One year on we caught up with Sideshow’s Tony Hill, Founder and CEO, and Dominic Graham, Investment Director at Waterland to discuss the journey to […]

Reports
28th February 2022

Marketing Services: Global M&A and Public Company Performance FY 2021

We are pleased to share with you the FY 2021 Marketing Services Sector Review, where we analyse global M&A activity and public market performance in the marketing services sector. The M&A market for Marketing Services remains dynamic with 2021 deal volume up by over 25% on 2020 levels at 756 versus 602 total deals respectively. […]