Results International publish their AdTech and MarTech Barmometer every quarter. Q2 2016’s report reveals unprecedented M&A deal values greater than USD$500m (£381m). Furthermore, public market performance across MarTech jumped 32%. In this piece, ExchangeWire quiz Julie Langley, partner, Results International about economic factors driving the market.
ExchangeWire: The Q2 2016 report reveals many upward trends. For example, unprecedented mega-M&As, several deal values greater than USD$500m (£381m), and 32% growth in public market performance across MarTech. What economic factors [...]
ExchangeWire Research’s weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world, with additional insight provided by Rebecca Muir, head of research and analysis, ExchangeWire. In this week’s edition: Mixed feelings towards mobile advertising; A heterogenous look at Millennials; Cross-selling in the beauty segment; and UK marketers increasingly aware of importance of martech expertise.
50% of mobile users would prefer ‘skippable ads’
Mobile devices have become the main devices in users’ daily lives. The Numbate/Lesmobilizers study takes [...]
Programmatic remains too complex to deploy and manage, and challenges related to cross-channel measurability and disparate tools are putting marketers off in Asia-Pacific, who then prefer to work on proven platforms – even if this means perpetuating the presence of walled gardens.
For one, there were still major issues on the mobile front and agencies were not always able to come up with workable solutions for their clients, noted Janice Chan, Asia-Pacific senior director of digital marketing at Starwood Hotels [...]
The UK advertising industry has entered a period of uncertainty; one, which could, and should, make industry players look at how they can ensure certain survival in uncertain times. Steve Latham (pictured below), general manager, Encore by Flashtalking, tells ExchangeWire that such disruptions can serve to create significant future value within the media industry.
During times of economic uncertainty, advertisers may have some difficult decisions to make. Even just the fear of recession can sometimes prompt kneejerk reactions to cut marketing [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Impact Radius buys Forensiq; Snapchat Partners with Oracle; Twitter targets via emojis; Partnership between Uber and Factual; and New C-level additions at Adform.
Impact Radius acquires Forensiq
A merger that creates a “marketing system with built-in fraud detection”: Impact Radius acquires Forensiq and employs their fraud detection capabilities, the DMP has announced.
“Together, the teams will focus on the development of [...]
In our latest column from the IAB’s Display Trading Council, Danny Hopwood, VP solutions & platform operations EMEA, Publicis Media, shares with ExchangeWire a common frustration among the conference-going crowd, where an outsider’s attempts to simplify our industry solely leads to more confusion. He gives his views on how best to go about understanding our ecosystem instead.
It’s June 2016 and, seven years on, I still hear of people inserting the now ubiquitous LUMAscape into their presentations. I’ve been privy to many [...]
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Virtual Reality technology may help businesses to engage with users on a deeper level through creating immersive experiences with powerful content that will create a lasting impact – but is its application just technology for technology’s sake? In this piece, Al Hutchison, motion content director at digital agency Manifesto (pictured below) addresses the hype – and the potential – of Virtual Reality.
The power of video content has been seized upon by advertisers; but brands across a multitude of industries are [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Spearhead acquires Smaato; German publishers pool data; Tencent interested in Supercell; Exclusive partnership between Unlockd and Tesco Mobile; JICWEBS produces viewability guidelines; and Signal raises funding.
Smaato scooped up
Smaato changes owners. The Chinese investor Spearhead is scooping up the Hamburg company, subject to approval by the relevant regulatory authorities and the supervisory boards of both companies, Smaato
Last week (31 May) Vista Equity Partners added Marketo, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTO), to their stable of marketing automation, CRM, eCommerce and advertising software technology. In this piece, we delve beneath the surface of Vista’s acquisition strategy and unveil the potential to view end-to-end media buying and selling both on and offline. We also speak exclusively to Julie Langley, partner at Results International.
Vista Equity Partners (‘Vista’) paid USD$1.79bn (£1.24bn) for Marketo; shareholders will receive USD$35.25 (£24.43) in cash per share, representing a 64% premium [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Marketo is snapped up by private equity firm; Facebook retires LiveRail; DoubleClick connects advertisers and marketing experts; Adsquare partners with Adelphi; and New partnership between Tapjoy and Ironsource.
Marketo sold to Vista Equity Partners
In a deal worth USD$1.79bn (£1.24bn), private equity firm Vista Equity Partners is acquiring Marketo. The publicly traded martech provider is the last in [...]
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