DoubleVerify Announces Closing of Scibids Acquisition and Updates Guidance for the Third Quarter and Full Year 2023
DoubleVerify (“DV”) (NYSE: DV), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, today announced the closing of the acquisition of Scibids Technology SAS (“Scibids”), a global leader in AI-powered digital campaign optimization.
In addition, DV is updating its guidance for the third quarter and full year 2023 to include Scibids’ contribution.
Third Quarter and Full-Year 2023 Guidance:
DoubleVerify anticipates Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA to be in the following ranges:
Third Quarter 2023:
- Revenue of $137 to $141 million, a year-over-year increase of 24% at the midpoint.
- Adjusted EBITDA in the range of $39 to $41 million, representing a 29% margin at the midpoint.
Full Year 2023:
- Revenue of $562 to $572 million, a year-over-year increase of 25% at the midpoint.
- Adjusted EBITDA in the range of $171 to $179 million, representing a 31% margin at the midpoint.
In conjunction with its Innovation Day today, DV will publish a presentation that can be located in the Investor Relations section of its website at https://ir.doubleverify.com. The presentation provides additional financial metrics and business performance indicators.
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DoubleVerify is a leading software platform for digital media measurement and analytics. Our mission is to make the digital advertising ecosystem stronger, safer and more secure, thereby preserving the fair value exchange between buyers and sellers of digital media. Hundreds of Fortune 500 advertisers employ our unbiased data and analytics to drive campaign quality and effectiveness, and to maximize return on their digital advertising investments – globally.