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closed 7/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Twelve Court Inc., acquired Aegom Interactive LLC

synopsis: Twelve Court Inc., a private equity company based in Newburyport, Mass, has acquired Aegom Interactive LLC, a Centerville, Mass. organization that publishes education content for use with SMART board. Aegom Interactive develops standards-aligned curriculum titles using the award-winning SMART Notebook software.
buyer: Twelve Court Inc.
Twelve Court Inc. is a private equity company based in Newburyport, Mass.
target: Aegom Interactive LLC
Aegom Interactive writes and develops curriculum using the award-winning SMART Notebook software. Aegom also provides educationally-focused training for SMART Boards and SMART Notebook. Aegom's first Notebook title, Middle School Math for SMART Notebook, was released in September 2008.
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announced 1/31/2007 via Company Press Release

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, will acquire Cambium Learning

synopsis: Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a leading private equity investor announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Cambium Learning, Inc., a leading education company that provides intervention solutions for literacy and mathematics. Terms of the purchase from J.H.Whitney & Co. were not disclosed.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe.
target parent: Whitney & Co. LLC
target: Cambium Learning
Cambium Learning is an education company that provides research-based, culturally responsive and proven instructional materials, services and technology to help educators raise the achievement level of those pre K through grade 12 students underserved by existing instructional materials.
price ($mm)
$325
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2009 via PR Newswire

Educational Options, Inc., acquired Siboney Learning Group, Inc.

synopsis: Siboney Learning Group announced its acquisition under a new company name, Orchard Learning, Inc., by an affiliate of Educational Options Inc. an Arlington, Va. middle and high school online education technology firm. The new partnership will create a comprehensive pre-K - Adult curriculum solution.
buyer: Educational Options, Inc.
EdOptions is an education technology firm located in Arlington, Virginia. Its premier product,Stars Suite, serves more than 260,000 students nationwide and features 42 middle and high school courses as well as Web-based solutions for state test preparation, high school preparation and GED study.
target parent: Siboney Corporation
target: Siboney Learning Group, Inc.
Siboney Learning Group, Inc., publishes standards-based educational software products for reading, language, mathematics, science, writing and English as a Second Language, primarily for K-12 students and adult learners.
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cancelled 1/28/2013 via

Bayside Capital, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of School Specialty, Inc.

synopsis: School Specialty Inc. (SCHS ), a Greenville-based provider of K-12 educational materials and school supplies, reported reaching an asset purchase agreement with an affiliate of Bayside Capital, Inc., pursuant to which School Specialty proposes to sell its assets as a going concern via. a court-supervised sale process.
buyer parent:H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Bayside Capital, Inc.
Bayside Capital is a credit oriented investment firm with more than $4.5 billion under management. Focused on middle market companies, they invest across several segments of the primary and secondary debt capital markets with an emphasis on long term returns.
target: School Specialty, Inc.
School Specialty is the industry's largest provider of educational products, services and programs including Classroom Supplies, Arts products, Special Needs Resources, Math, Science, Reading, Physical Education, planning, etc.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$694
EBITDA ($mm)
$38
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 6/25/2008 via BusinessWire

AIM Education, Inc., acquired Teacher's Media Company

synopsis: Visual media publisher and distributor AIM Education, Inc. has acquired the award-winning educational video product line Teacher’s Media Company, from School Specialty, Inc. AIM Education, Inc. is a new division of the international AIM Learning Group, Inc.
buyer: AIM Education, Inc.
AIM Education, Inc., based in Plainview, NY, is a visual media publisher and distributor that supports educators by offering supplemental curriculum, guidance, and health products to help students achieve academically, socially, and emotionally.
target parent: School Specialty, Inc.
target: Teacher's Media Company
In 1994, Teacher's Video Company became the largest producer and distributor of educational videos in the U.S., serving teachers in every discipline in almost every American school. Offerings now exist in all areas of core curriculum, and student health and wellness.
price ($mm)
$8.60
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closed 10/17/2006 via BusinessWire

Learning Resources Inc., acquired Educational Insights, Inc.

synopsis: Learning Resources, Inc., a leading manufacturer of hands-on educational materials for classrooms and learning toys for the home, completed its acquisition of Educational Insights, a leading designer, developer, and marketer of innovative learning products dedicated to teaching children the fundamentals of geography, math, reading and science.
buyer parent:Educational Teaching Aids
buyer: Learning Resources Inc.
Learning Resources, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of innovative, hands-on educational materials for classrooms and learning toys for the home. Educators and parents trust the company as a source for quality, award-winning educational products teaching language and reading, math and science.
target: Educational Insights, Inc.
Educational Insights, Inc. is a leading designer, developer, and marketer of innovative learning products dedicated to teaching children the fundamentals of geography, math, reading, science, and other subjects.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
$33
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
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closed 8/1/2011 via Company Press Release

Sterling Investment Partners, acquired Excelligence Learning Corporation

synopsis: Sterling Investment Partners, a leading Westport, CT based, private equity firm, announced the closing of the acquisition of Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading developer, manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of educational products and supplies for child care programs, preschools, elementary schools, and consumers.
buyer: Sterling Investment Partners
Sterling Investment Partners (“Sterling”) makes private equity investments in middle-market businesses that have strong, sustainable competitive advantages and growth potential. Sterling works as partners with management to build companies that have enduring value.
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Excelligence Learning Corporation
Excelligence Learning Corporation is a leading developer, manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of educational products, which are sold to child care programs, preschools, elementary schools, and consumers.
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closed 9/7/2010 via Market Wire

MMAC, LLC, acquired Trudy Corporation

synopsis: Trudy Corporation announced that it had closed its previously announced transaction and sold substantially all of its assets to MMAC, LLC, which also assumed certain liabilities of Trudy. The assets sold consisted of Trudy's on-going business as a publisher of children's educational story and novelty books, audiobooks and plush toys.
buyer: MMAC, LLC
MMAC, LLC is an investment firm.
target: Trudy Corporation
Founded in 1947 as a stuffed toy manufacturer, Trudy Corporation is a prominent publisher of educational storybooks, read along audiobooks and plush toy manipulatives under licenses with the Smithsonian Institution, American Veterinary Medical Association and the African Wildlife Foundation.
price ($mm)
$0.54
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$0
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EV / EBITDA
6.8x
cancelled 6/9/2009 via Market Wire

PCS Edventures, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Trudy Corporation

synopsis: PCS Edventures! and Trudy Corporation jointly announced that the two companies have terminated discussions for PCS to acquire substantially all of the assets and assume certain liabilities of Trudy Corporation.
buyer: PCS Edventures, Inc.(PCSV:$2.94)
PCS Edventures! is the recognized leader in the design, development and delivery of products and services rich in technology, imagination, innovation, and creativity that make learning easier, more engaging, and more effective at all levels.
target: Trudy Corporation
Founded in 1947 as a stuffed toy manufacturer, Trudy Corporation is a prominent publisher of educational storybooks, read along audiobooks and plush toy manipulatives under licenses with the Smithsonian Institution, American Veterinary Medical Association and the African Wildlife Foundation.
price ($mm)
$4.75
rev ($mm)
$6
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0.8x
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closed 11/29/2006 via BusinessWire

Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, acquired Excelligence Learning Corporation

synopsis: Excelligence Learning Corporation announced that its stockholders voted to approve the Merger with an affiliate of Thoma Cressey Equity Partners. Also shortly after the approval of the Merger Agreement by its stockholders, Excelligence announced the consummation of the Merger.
buyer: Thoma Cressey Equity Partners
Thoma Bravo is one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in the United States. Thoma Bravo and its predecessor firms have been providing equity and strategic and operating support to promising businesses and their management teams for more than 25 years.
target: Excelligence Learning Corporation
Excelligence Learning Corporation is a developer, manufacturer and retailer of educational products which are sold to child care programs, preschools, elementary schools and consumers.
price ($mm)
$120
rev ($mm)
$138
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
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0.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.9x
closed 7/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Skanditek, acquired Theducation AB

synopsis: Skanditek has acquired a further 16% of the shares in Theducation AB. Following the supplementary acquisition completed today Theducation switches from being an associated company to a subsidiary. Following the acquisition, Skanditek’s holding in Theducation amounts to 62%.
buyer: Skanditek
Skanditek is an exchange-listed industrial holding company that has ownership interests in listed and unlisted Swedish companies. The Group’s business concept is to generate sustainable and healthy value growth through the industrial management of operational companies.
target: Theducation AB
Theducation AB builds, markets and provides courses and digital resources in mathematics and the natural sciences for age groups 13 and above. We work as a partner and facilitator with universities, high schools and adult educational suppliers in Sweden and abroad.
price ($mm)
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$3
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0.0x
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closed 9/19/2006 via BNC Analysis

Lingo Media, acquired A Plus Child Development (Canada) Ltd. (Alias)

synopsis: Lingo Media Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire 70.33 per cent of A Plus Child Development (Canada) Ltd., a private Calgary company specializing in early-childhood publishing. Lingo said Tuesday it will pay $460,000 in cash and 5.65 million shares carrying a deemed value of just over $1.1 million at 20 cents each
buyer: Lingo Media(LMDCF:$1.47)
Lingo Media is a publisher of English language learning programs, incorporating print, audio, video, and CD-based products for students and teachers from pre-school through university.
target: A Plus Child Development (Canada) Ltd. (Alias)
A Plus Child Development (Canada) Ltd., a private Calgary company specializing in early-childhood publishing.
price ($mm)
$0.69*
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$3
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0.6x
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announced 11/2/2010 via BusinessWire

K12, Inc., will acquire The American Education Corporation

synopsis: K12 Inc., a provider of proprietary curriculum and online school programs for students in kindergarten through high school, announced the definitive agreement, under which K12 will acquire American Education Corporation, a leading provider of research-based core curriculum instructional software for kindergarten through adult learners.
buyer: K12, Inc.(LRN:$815.54)
K12 Inc., a technology-based education company, is the nation’s largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for students in kindergarten through high school. K12 has provided over 1.5 million courses to more than 200,000 students worldwide.
target: The American Education Corporation
American Education Corporation is a provider of research-based core curriculum instructional software for kindergarten through adult learners. Their courseware is currently in use in public and private K–12 schools, colleges, military education programs, and after-school learning centers.
price ($mm)
$28
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
10.0x
closed 4/11/2007 via BusinessWire

Kaplan, Inc., acquired Virtual Sage

synopsis: Kaplan Inc., a global education leader, announced the acquisition of Virtual Sage, a developer of online high school courses. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer parent:The Washington Post Company
buyer: Kaplan, Inc.
Kaplan, Inc., is a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Kaplan serves students of all ages through a wide array of offerings including higher education, test preparation, professional training and programs for kids and schools.
target: Virtual Sage
Virtual Sage offers a complete curriculum of individual courses - currently over 180 comprehensive online courses for grades 8 – 12. The curriculum includes college prep, elective, honors, and Advanced Placement courses. Virtual Sage develops and adds new courses to the online program regularly.
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closed 7/21/2011 via PR Newswire

XanEdu, acquired Coursepacks.com

synopsis: Superior Capital Partners LLC has acquired the Coursepack business of Huron Valley Publishing as an add-on acquisition to its Ann Arbor, MI based XanEdu Publishing. Huron Valley's Coursepack business has provided custom coursepacks to the Southeast Michigan higher education market for over 30 years.
buyer parent:Superior Capital Partners
buyer: XanEdu
XanEdu Publishing, Inc. is the number-one faculty-preferred provider of course packs and custom textbooks that support learning. It works closely with faculty and distributors to produce timely and relevant course packs with a 100% copyright-compliance guarantee.
target parent: Huron Valley Publishing Solutions
target: Coursepacks.com
Based in Ann Arbor, Coursepack.com has provided custom coursepacks to the Southeast Michigan higher education market for over 30 years.
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closed 7/5/2007 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, OMERS Capital Partners, acquired Thomson Learning

synopsis: Funds advised by Apax Partners announced that, together with OMERS Capital Partners, they have completed the previously announced acquisition of the higher education, careers and library reference assets of Thomson Learning and Nelson Canada from The Thomson Corporation.
buyer: OMERS Capital Partners
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Israel and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the management or advice of Apax Partners total $35 billion around the world.
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: Thomson Learning
Cengage Learning, formerly Thomson Learning, delivers highly customized learning solutions for colleges, universities, professors, students, reference centers, government agencies, corporations and professionals around the world.
price ($mm)
$7,750
rev ($mm)
$1,800
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/20/2009 via Company Press Release

School Specialty, Inc., acquired Autoskill International, Inc.

synopsis: Autoskill International, publisher of the award-winning Academy of READING® and Academy of MATH® are pleased to announce that they have joined the EPS/School Specialty Intervention family, publisher of well-respected titles such as Wordly Wise 3000®, S.P.I.R.E. ® and Explode The Code®.
buyer: School Specialty, Inc.
School Specialty, Inc. is an education company serving the pre K-12 market with supplemental learning products, school furniture, children's publishing and specialized buying services.
target: Autoskill International, Inc.
Based on original neuroscience research and patented methodology, Autoskill's flagship products: Academy of READING and Academy of MATH® software help educators develop intervention strategies that enable at-risk students to build fluency in the foundation skills of reading and math.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$10
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EV / rev
1.2x
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closed 11/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, acquired Kno Inc

synopsis: Intel Corporation unveiled that an education- software setup called Kno, is acquired by the company that specializes in interactive textbooks for mobile devices. They have partnered with over 80 leading publishers to offer more than 200,000 interactive titles that make learning more engaging, efficient, and social for students.
buyer: Intel Corporation(INTC:$52,325.00)
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments.
target: Kno Inc
Kno, Inc. is an education software company on a mission to "Change The Way Students Learn." They have partnered with over 80 leading publishers to offer more than 200,000 interactive titles that make learning more engaging, efficient, and social for students.
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closed 7/12/2011 via BusinessWire

Weld North LLC, acquired E2020, Inc.

synopsis: Weld North Holdings LLC announced it has acquired e2020, Inc. (Education2020), a leading e-learning company serving middle and high schools across the U.S. Founded in 1998, e2020 is a pioneer in the e-learning industry, which has grown to serve more than 4 million K-12 students in 2010, up from 45,000 in 2000.
buyer: Weld North LLC
Weld North is an investment company concentrating on education, health and wellness, consumer services and marketing businesses. Weld North seeks to make control investments in businesses with high potential for long-term growth in cash flow.
target: E2020, Inc.
e2020, Inc. is a leading e-learning company serving middle and high schools across the U.S. Its courses are provided through a SaaS model. Its courseware features video-based instruction using highly qualified teachers aligned to standards and administrative tools to ensure high completion rates.
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closed 2/12/2008 via BusinessWire

Journey Education, acquired CCV Software

synopsis: Online education reseller Journey Education Marketing, Inc. acquired CCV Software, headquartered in Vero Beach, FL. With the addition of the popular education reseller CCV Software to its business, JourneyEd will expand from serving higher education into the K-12 market.
buyer: Journey Education
Journey Education Marketing, Inc. is the leading multi-channel software marketer to the K-12 and post-secondary academic markets. It sells to students, faculty, staff, educational institutions and public school districts.
target: CCV Software
CCV Software's history of integrity and personal customer service and knowledge of products and licensing has made us a premier partner for the major software publishers. We provide many services to make acquiring product knowledge and information easier for our educational customers.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 7/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Twelve Court Inc., acquired Aegom Interactive LLC

synopsis: Twelve Court Inc., a private equity company based in Newburyport, Mass, has acquired Aegom Interactive LLC, a Centerville, Mass. organization that publishes education content for use with SMART board. Aegom Interactive develops standards-aligned curriculum titles using the award-winning SMART Notebook software.
buyer: Twelve Court Inc.
Twelve Court Inc. is a private equity company based in Newburyport, Mass.
target: Aegom Interactive LLC
Aegom Interactive writes and develops curriculum using the award-winning SMART Notebook software. Aegom also provides educationally-focused training for SMART Boards and SMART Notebook. Aegom's first Notebook title, Middle School Math for SMART Notebook, was released in September 2008.
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closed 7/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Twelve Court Inc., acquired Aegom Interactive LLC

synopsis: Twelve Court Inc., a private equity company based in Newburyport, Mass, has acquired Aegom Interactive LLC, a Centerville, Mass. organization that publishes education content for use with SMART board. Aegom Interactive develops standards-aligned curriculum titles using the award-winning SMART Notebook software.
buyer: Twelve Court Inc.
Twelve Court Inc. is a private equity company based in Newburyport, Mass.
target: Aegom Interactive LLC
Aegom Interactive writes and develops curriculum using the award-winning SMART Notebook software. Aegom also provides educationally-focused training for SMART Boards and SMART Notebook. Aegom's first Notebook title, Middle School Math for SMART Notebook, was released in September 2008.
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announced 5/21/2007 via Company Press Release

Advent International Corporation, will acquire Lloyds TSB Registrars

synopsis: Advent International, one of the world's leading global private equity firms, today signed an agreement with Lloyds TSB plc to acquire its subsidiary Lloyds TSB Registrars for a total consideration of £550 million ($1.1 billion), subject to completion and other adjustments.
buyer: Advent International Corporation
Advent International has one of the world's largest and most experienced private equity teams, with over 100 investment professionals in 15 countries. As an active, hands-on investor, we apply our resources, expertise and experience to help management teams achieve their growth objectives.
target: Lloyds TSB Registrars
Lloyds TSB Registrars is the UK's leading provider of share registration services. We act as Registrar for over 800 companies including around 60% of the FTSE 100, and manage some 24 million shareholder accounts.
price ($mm)
$1,137
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closed 3/29/2007 via PR Newswire

oneShield, Inc., purchased ebis insurance billing application from Mellon Financial Corporation

synopsis: oneShield, Inc., a leading provider of innovative technology driven policy administration, automated business rules and workflow solutions to the property and casualty insurance industry, has acquired the ebis insurance billing application from Mellon Financial Corporation to further expand their Dragon product offering.
buyer: oneShield, Inc.
oneShield is a provider of browser-based solutions to automate the sales and service of insurance and bond products for insurance carriers, major brokers. Our flagship product, oneShield Dragon, is a tools- based, data-driven insurance underwriting, policy administration, rating and workflow engine.
seller: Mellon Financial Corporation
Mellon Financial Corporation is one of the world's leading providers of financial services for institutions, corporations and high net worth individuals, providing asset management, private wealth management, asset servicing, and payment solutions and investor services.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide.
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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closed 3/16/2006 via Company Press Release

TeleCheck Services, Inc., acquired ClearCheck, Inc.

synopsis: TeleCheck Services, Inc., a subsidiary of First Data Corp., today announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of ClearCheck, Inc., a full-service provider of return check management systems for major retailers and supermarkets across the United States. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent:First Data Corporation
buyer: TeleCheck Services, Inc.
TeleCheck, a subsidiary of First Data Corporation, is the world's leading provider of paper and electronic check services helping more than 342,000 retail, financial institution, grocery and other industry clients increase profitability, reduce risk and streamline operations.
target: ClearCheck, Inc.
ClearCheck, Inc., was founded in 1995, is a privately held company, headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina. The company provides receivable management services to major retailers and supermarkets throughout the United States.
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closed 4/11/2006 via

The Hearst Corporation, purchased a minority stake in Fitch, Inc.

synopsis: Hearst Corp. agreed to acquire a 20 percent stake in Fitch Group, the parent of credit-ratings company Fitch Ratings, for $592 million from French financial holding company Fimalac SA. The acquisition also includes Algorithmics, a provider of risk-management services that Fimalac bought in January 2005.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
The Hearst Corporation owns 12 daily newspapers and 14 weekly newspapers, 18 US consumer magazines (such as Cosmopolitan and Esquire), TV and radio stations (through 40%-owned Hearst Argyle Television), and a cartoon and features service (King Features).
target parent: FImalac SA
target: Fitch, Inc.(:$693.00)
Fitch Group, Inc. is the parent company of Fitch Ratings, Fitch Training and Algorithmics. Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets with timely and prospective credit opinions.
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$118*
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closed 9/7/2004 via PR Newswire

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., acquired Brut, LLC

synopsis: The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. announced that it will complete its acquisition of Brut LLC, the owner and operator of the Brut ECN, from SunGard Data Systems Inc. SDS for a total consideration of $190 million in cash.
buyer parent:NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc.(NDAQ:$3,119.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets.
target parent: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
target: Brut, LLC
Brut, LLC owns and operates the Brut ECN, an alternative trading system that offers a low-cost execution utility for the trading community without sacrificing technology, execution quality or customer service. Brut offers its customers participation in the NASDAQ market center for increased liquidi
price ($mm)
$190
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closed 9/5/2007 via

International Monetary Systems, Ltd., acquired Kansas Trade Exchange

synopsis: International Monetary Systems, Ltd., a worldwide leader in business-to-business barter services, today announced that it has purchased the assets and client base of Kansas Trade Exchange (KTE), located in Wichita, KS. The transaction will become effective on September 30, 2007.
buyer: International Monetary Systems, Ltd.(ITNM:$0.00)
Founded in 1985, International Monetary Systems (IMS) serves approximately 17,000 customers representing 24,000 cardholders in 47 markets in the U.S. and Canada. The company's proprietary transaction network enables businesses and individuals to trade goods and services throughout North America.
target: Kansas Trade Exchange
Kansas Trade Exchange, Inc., was formed in December of 1994, when Hayes Crenshaw, with 5 years of operating a franchise based barter company, decided that an independent and self contained exchange was the answer to provide the members with the service and ideas that they deserved.
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$0.50
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closed 6/20/2006 via Company Press Release

GL Trade SA, acquired Emos Futures

synopsis: GL TRADE, the global provider of front to back solutions for international financial institutions, has announced the acquisition of EMOS, a key actor in middle office derivatives solutions. EMOS´ solutions and teams integrate the Post Trade Derivatives business line (PTD) managing GL CLEARVISION and UBIX.
buyer: GL Trade SA
GL TRADE S.A. provides software solution primarily to financial intermediaries and brokerage houses to automate the order flow from client through broker, and then onto back office.
target: Emos Futures
Emos Futures is a global market leader in the exchange-traded derivates middle-office software markets with its range of software and services.
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closed 5/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., purchased a minority stake in London Stock Exchange PLC

synopsis: The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. announces that it has acquired 9,790,280 shares in London Stock Exchange plc for a price of 1,218 pence per share. The consideration represents approximately GBP 119.2 million (c. US$ 219.4 million).
buyer parent:NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc.(NDAQ:$3,119.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets.
target: London Stock Exchange PLC(GB:LSE:$814.80)
London Stock Exchange Group is Europe's leading diversified exchange business, incorporating Borsa Italiana and London Stock Exchange. With over 500 member firms and more than 3,000 companies quoted across its markets, the Group operates the largest and most liquid equity marketplace in Europe.
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