NeuStar Buys TargusInfo, Parent of Localeze, for $650 Million

TargusInfo, a major direct marketing tools provider and the parent company of Localeze, a “Big 3” provider of business listings, will be acquired by NeuStar for $650 Million in cash. The deal enhances NeuStar’s positioning as a leader in authentication services across the Internet and voice networks, whether fixed-line, cable, or mobile. Authentication is expected to dramatically grow … Read more

Acxiom Marketing Solutions Sold; What’s the Future of its SMB Listings?

Acxiom, one of the “big four” providers of SMB listings, along with InfoGroup, Localeze and Factual, is selling that SMB listings business along with the broader parent, Acxiom Marketing Services, to IPG, the ad agency/adtech giant. The $2.3 Billion transaction is slated to close at the end of 2018. The remaining, smaller part of Acxiom will … Read more

Acxiom Marketing Solutions Sold; What’s the Future of its SMB Listings?

Acxiom, one of the “big four” providers of SMB listings, along with InfoGroup, Localeze and Factual, is selling that SMB listings business along with the broader parent, Acxiom Marketing Services, to IPG, the ad agency/adtech giant. The $2.3 Billion transaction is slated to close at the end of 2018. The remaining, smaller part of Acxiom will … Read more