Progress Partners

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Progress Partners is a boutique investment firm based in Boston and New York City providing financial advisory services to companies in media, marketing, advertising, and software.

Progress Partners Advises on Sale of Magnetic to Deloitte

BOSTON, MA and NEW YORK, NY – October 3, 2018 – Progress Partners, a Boston- and New York-based M&A advisory firm, is pleased to announce that it has advised on the sale of Magnetic Online, Inc’s artificial intelligence platform to Deloitte. Deloitte Digital will utilize the platform to improve its data management and AI capabilities, particularly within its Experience Services platform. 

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Progress Partners Advises on Sale of SlimCut to Telaria

New York, NY – June 12, 2018 – Progress Partners, a Boston- and New York-based M&A advisory firm, is pleased to announce that it has advised SlimCut, a technology-based company that focuses on providing outstream video ad solutions for publishers, on their sale to Telaria, a Video Management Platform company that allows publishers to manage premium video advertising.

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Progress Partners Advises on Sale of Swiftpage to SFW Capital Partners

BOSTON, MA – May 23, 2018 – Progress Partners, a Boston- and New York-based M&A advisory firm, is pleased to announce that it has advised on the sale of Swiftpage, the provider of Act! CRM software, a leading cloud-enabled platform aimed at helping small and mid-sized businesses grow, to SFW Capital Partners (“SFW”), a specialized private equity firm that invests in the middle market across the information value chain with a particular focus on information, software, and analytical instrumentation.

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Pandora to Buy Ad-Tech Firm AdsWizz for $145M

BOSTON, MA and NEW YORK, NY – April 9, 2018 – Progress Partners, a Boston- and New York-based M&A advisory firm, is pleased to announce that it has advised on the sale of AdsWizz, the global leader in digital audio advertising and data technology, to Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P), the leading music streaming service in the U.S., for a total consideration of $145,000,000.

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Progress Partners featured in Axial's Milestone Achievement of Facilitating $25B in Closed Middle Market Deals

Axial, the trusted deal network for the middle market, today announced its members have closed more than $25 billion in deals on 2,000-plus M&A and growth capital transactions since Axial’s launch in 2010. To facilitate these closed transactions, Axial arranged more than 2.1 million private member-to-member deal connections. Nearly one-third (650) of the total transactions closed in 2017.

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Progress Partners Hires David Arslanian as New Managing Director

BOSTON, MA – January 10, 2018 – Progress Partners, a Boston and New York-based corporate M&A advisory firm, is pleased to announce the strategic appointment of David Arslanian as a managing director at the firm. David’s expertise in the digital video advertising market and in marketing platform technologies provide us with a sharper lens into those markets as a business development lead for the firm.

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