QuantumWave Capital Advises Crystal Semantics on its Sale to WPP

PARIS, France – December 9, 2013 – QuantumWave Capital, a boutique investment bank specializing in the mobile internet, is pleased to announce it acted as exclusive financial advisor to ad pepper media N.V., a leading international digital marketing services and technology solutions provider, in the sale of its Crystal Semantics subsidiary to WPP Group, a world leader in marketing communications.

Based in London’s dynamic Silicon Roundabout technology hub, Crystal Semantics’ semantic advertising and brand safety platform autonomously categorizes, classifies and extracts concepts from Web content in real-time with unparalleled accuracy, enabling highly-efficient Real-Time Bidding and the delivery of precision-targeted advertising that achieves unprecedented campaign CTR / CPM effectiveness.

Crystal Semantics’ technology is used by hundreds of major brands including Allianz, BMW, Cisco, Comcast, Ford, HSBC, Lexmark, Microsoft, Nike, Nokia, SAP, Sony, Toyota and Warner Brothers, and by over 150 agencies / trade desks including Aegis, Mediacom, Mindshare, Omnicom, and WPP.

About QuantumWave Capital

QuantumWave Capital is a technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) investment banking boutique specializing in the mobile internet.

The firm provides venture building and mergers and acquisitions investment banking services designed to accelerate innovation, reduce risk, and increase return on The Fifth Wave of computing, the mobile internet.

Headquartered in Paris, with offices in Palo Alto and Tel Aviv, QuantumWave Capital operates as a strategic pivot between Silicon Valley, the TMT sector leaders, and the growing collection of innovation hubs emerging around the world.

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