Lee Odden

Mamma.com Copernic Deal Alive Again

Lee Odden     Online Marketing

Using a combination of cash and stock, announced yesterday they’ve signed a letter of intent to acquire , maker of desktop search and related tools. There was a little Mamma drama regarding the attempt to acquire Copernic earlier this year involving some SEC investigation of Mamma.com.

However, according to Martin Bouchard, executive chairman of Copernic:

“Based on further due diligence, we are now confident that Mamma.com is a strong and very well managed company,” he said. “We are positive about closing this transaction which will create a new organization capable of competing with the best of breed in the search engine sector of the Internet.”

Adding Copernic would be a boost to the mix of services offered by Mamma.com including and .

Source: National Post and hat tip to Brett Tabke

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About Lee Odden

@LeeOdden is the CEO of TopRank Marketing and editor of Online Marketing Blog. Cited for his expertise by The Economist, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, he's the author of the book Optimize and presents internationally on integrated content, search, social media and influencer marketing. When not at conferences, consulting, or working with his talented team, he's likely on a beach somewhere doing absolutely nothing.