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Adobe to acquire comScore's Digital Analytix technology

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Frequently asked questions around the newly announced comScore acquisition.

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Adobe to acquire comScore's Digital Analytix technology

  1. 1. FAQ Adobe to Acquire comScore’s Digital Analytix Technology • What was announced? On November 5, 2015, comScore announced that Adobe will acquire the technology assets and customer accounts of the comScore Digital Analytix business. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in December 2015. • How many customers and how much revenue did Adobe acquire with this acquisition? This information has not been disclosed. • When is the acquisition expected to close? The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in December 2015, during the first quarter of Adobe’s 2016 fiscal year. • Why did Adobe acquire the technology assets and customer accounts of the Digital Analytix business?With Adobe’s focus on analytics, we believe Adobe is a good home for comScore’s Digital Analytix customers as comScore focuses its resources on its core measurement business. • Is Adobe acquiring any comScore employees in the acquisition? The comScore employees associated with the Digital Analytix business will continue to be employed by comScore. The companies intend to enter into a Transition Services Agreement under which these employees will continue to provide services to Digital Analytix customers. • What is the process for product integration? Adobe is currently evaluating opportunities for potential product integration. However, access to the products, services and support teams Digital Analytix customers currently use will continue as it is today. • How will Adobe handle Digital Analytix customers? Prior to the closing of the transaction, things are business as usual. Following closing, Adobe will honor all existing Digital Analytix contracts. • Where can I go for additional information? Digital Analytix customers should contact their existing comScore account managers. Updates as of Jan. 21, 2016 • What has Adobe acquired? On January 21, 2016 Adobe closed its acquisition of the comScore Digital Analytix business (DAx). The acquisition was announced on November 5, 2015. Adobe, the Adobe logo, registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2016 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved. Printed in the USA.
  2. 2. FAQ cont'd • Why did Adobe acquire Digital Analytix? The acquisition of Digital Analytix expands the Adobe Analytics footprint in the enterprise media and entertainment vertical and strengthens Adobe’s presence in EMEA. Adobe also sees potential operating synergies in the development of analytics capabilities for the fast-growing digital video and media space. Additionally, this acquisition gives Adobe an expanded customer base in which to upsell Adobe Marketing Cloud solutions to new customer accounts. • What is the process for the product integration? Adobe is still evaluating the Digital Analytix platform to determine where there are capabilities that make sense to incorporate in the Adobe products, and where unique capabilities of Adobe Analytics are required for a seamless migration for our new customers. All Digital Analytix capabilities are being evaluated for feature development within Adobe Analytics. • Who owns the customer contracts – Adobe or comScore? At closing, most Digital Analytix customer contracts were assigned to Adobe. This means that the contract is now between Adobe and the customer, even though comScore was the initial contracting party. • Did Adobe acquire employees in this acquisition? Most employees associated with the Digital Analytix business will continue to be employed by comScore. The companies have entered into a Transition Services Agreement (TSA) under which these comScore employees will continue to provide services to Digital Analytix customers. • How will existing and new customers be serviced? For the immediate future, there will be no change to the service and support experience for both Adobe and comScore. Existing Digital Analytix contracts will be honored and serviced by comScore under the TSA. Adobe, the Adobe logo, registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2016 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved. Printed in the USA.

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