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Q2 2022 Market Report

Q2 2022 Market Report Round-Up Amidst the worst H1 in 52 years for the S&P, the Digital Media and Marketing ecosystem has not been immune to the exogenous factors plaguing the broader economy. Ongoing inflation, rising interest rates, the continued conflict in Europe, and the threat of a recession at home have put pressure on public equities and raised market uncertainty, which is the biggest inhibitor of deal-making. Despite external challenges, the business fundamentals and underlying ecosystem trends in the Ad Tech, MarTech and Digital Content verticals remain strong.Keep Reading

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Q1 2022 Market Report

Despite a challenging quarter in the public markets, the Digital Media and Marketing ecosystem showed continued strength in M&A and private financings. While other industries experienced a “post-honeymoon” quarter after a string of new, macro challenges, Digital Media and Marketing grew M&A throughout the quarter. Total M&A count was robust, experiencing 24% YoY growth since Q1 2021, with Digital Content the clear victor seeing more than 50% growth since last year. Deal activity fell short in scaled transactions (>$100mm), down nearly a third from the previous quarter (23 vs. 33).Keep Reading

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2021 Full Year Market Report

LUMA is excited to announce the release of our Full Year 2021 Market Report! 2021 was yet another active year in the Digital Media and Marketing ecosystem. Between M&A, public market, and private financing activity, 2021 reflects a banner year for the ecosystem in many respects. We continue to observe notable trends driving investment and deal activity, best highlighted by “LUMA’s M&A Themes.” Our six themes – CTV, Mobile App, Data & Identity, Commerce Media, Audio, and “End-game Programmatic Consolidation” – have accounted for a disproportionate amount of M&A activity.Keep Reading

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State of Mobile Apps

 LUMA Partner Dick Filippini and Freemium Economics author & Mobile Dev Memo Media Strategist Eric Seufert deliver high-level insights into the current state of the mobile apps economy. Together, they discuss the advertising opportunity in gaming, TikTok’s explosive growth, the state of play for in-app bidding, a review of leading creative formats, and what to expect as the market continues to mature.Keep Reading