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Advent International, GS Capital Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a leading global provider of information management and risk management solutions, announced that Advent International and GS Capital Partners VI Fund, LP and certain of its affiliates have signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire TransUnion.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: GS Capital Partners
GS Capital Partners is a family of funds with a focus on investing in large, high quality companies with strong management and funding acquisitions or expansion across a range of industries and geographies.
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
price ($mm)
$3,203
rev ($mm)
$1,024
EBITDA ($mm)
$352
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.1x
closed 2/16/2014 via BusinessWire

GTCR, LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group Limited

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group Limited in partnership with its management team. Callcredit is a leading provider of consumer credit data solutions and software and analytics services in the United Kingdom.
buyer: GTCR, LLC
Founded in 1980, GTCR is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare and Information Services & Technology industries.
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: Callcredit Information Group Limited
Callcredit Information Group is expert in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector. The Group is focused on developing innovative products and services to help businesses make smarter, more informed decisions throughout the customer lifecycle.
price ($mm)
$586
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announced 3/28/2013 via Company Press Release

Cerved Group SpA, will purchase Experian Data Services from Experian plc

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announced that it has agreed to divest Experian Data Services S.r.l (EDS), its business credit information business in Italy, to Cerved Group S.p.A.
buyer: Cerved Group SpA
Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy, including corporate and financial details, payment history, customer and supplier relationships, and proprietary information sourced through its own network of interviewers.
seller: Experian plc(EXPGF:$4,730.00)
Experian Data Services S.r.l is Experian's business credit information business in Italy. Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries.
price ($mm)
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$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2010 via Market Wire

Madison Dearborn Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a global leader in credit information and information management services, announced that Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC has acquired a 51 percent equity stake in TransUnion.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP) is a private equity investment firm. Madison Dearborn Partners invests in businesses across a broad spectrum of industries, including basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services, and health care.
target: TransUnion LLC
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics.
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closed 5/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global leader in information solutions, announced it has taken a majority ownership stake in Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia. Equifax purchased 70 percent of the total shares outstanding from Credit Report's management and other individuals, bringing Equifax's total ownership to 95 percent.
buyer: Equifax, Inc.(EFX:$2,294.70)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data.
target: Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia
Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia (Credit Report), the leading credit reporting company in Ecuador.
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closed 9/6/2011 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Datum Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Datum, the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
buyer: Equifax, Inc.(EFX:$2,294.70)
Equifax is a leader in commercial and consumer information solutions, leveraging one of the largest sources of business credit intelligence, portfolio management, income, employment and wealth verification, identity authentication/fraud detection and marketing demographic data worldwide.
target: Datum Inc.
Datum, Inc. is the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
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announced 5/3/2011 via Company Press Release

Experian Information Solutions, will acquire Computec S.A.

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the majority of the shares in Computec S. A., a leading Latin American credit services information provider, based in Colombia.
buyer parent:Experian plc
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 90 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.
target: Computec S.A.
Computec owns the market leading credit bureau in Colombia, including the most extensive database in Colombia on the credit behaviour of consumers. Computec’s products include the provision of on-line credit reports, scores, identity validation tools and fraud prevention services.
price($mm)[EV]
$380 [$366]*
rev ($mm)
$82
EBITDA ($mm)
$23
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4.6x
EV / EBITDA
16.0x
closed 7/17/2006 via BusinessWire

GMT Communications Partners, acquired Suomen Asiakastieto Oy

synopsis: GMT Communications Partners (GMT), the leading private equity investor focused on the European communications sector, today announced that it has acquired 91% of Suomen Asiakastieto Oy (Asiakastieto), the leading business and credit information company in Finland.
buyer: GMT Communications Partners
Founded: 1993, Total Capital: $450 Million. GMT is an independent firm focused exclusively on the Communications sector in Europe.
target: Suomen Asiakastieto Oy
Based in Helsinki, Asiakastieto was founded by a group of Finnish banks, wholesalers and retail chains in 1961 to provide information in support of credit and purchase decisions.
price ($mm)
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$25
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 6/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Xtech LLC, acquired TC Index

synopsis: xTech, an information services provider that enables online commerce and direct marketing companies to profitably grow customer relationships while preventing fraud and identity theft, announced that it has completed an acquisition of The Credit Index of Mount Arlington, NJ.
buyer: Xtech LLC
xTech, LLC. is an information services company that enables online commerce and direct marketing companies to profitably grow customer relationships while preventing fraud and identity theft.
target: TC Index
The Credit Index is a leading provider of consumer information decisioning solutions to the direct marketing industry. Since 1964, The Credit Index has been helping businesses target responsive purchasers and control credit risk.
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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.(:$693.00)
Fitch Group, Inc. is the parent company of Fitch Ratings, Fitch Training and Algorithmics. Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets with timely and prospective credit opinions.
price ($mm)
$118*
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Inquest, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired Inquest, Inc., a regional employment screening company based in Los Gatos, Calif., near San Jose.
buyer parent:The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation.
target: Inquest, Inc.
Inquest Pre Employment Screening is a certified Woman Owned Business that offers quality employee screening services, including county-level employee background checks. Inquest has emerged as a leading provider of screening services.
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announced 1/31/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire ZipCode

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information services, has signed an agreement to acquire control of ZipCode, one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing.
buyer: TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
target: ZipCode
ZipCode is one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing. ZipCode's product portfolio includes solutions to help clients throughout the customer lifecycle.
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closed 4/16/2008 via bobsguide.com

Investors Guaranty Group, acquired CounterpartyLink

synopsis: Cicada Corp. has announced the sale of its investment in CounterpartyLink to a group of investors led by Andover Capital, an Investors Guaranty Group company. Cicada and a group of private investors provided the original capital for CounterpartyLink, launching the company and its first set of product offerings in 2005.
buyer: Investors Guaranty Group
Investors Guaranty™ is comprised of over 75 public and private companies with interests in Europe, North America, and AsiaPacific. The Group specializes in the provision and management of international private capital through strategic investing.
target parent: Cicada Corporation
target: CounterpartyLink
CounterpartyLink, Ltd. provides global legal entity data, collected and maintained with processes consistent with the stringent standards required by today's risk management and regulatory compliance legislation.
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announced 9/18/2009 via PR Newswire

NC4, will acquire TranSecur

synopsis: NC4, Inc., the leader in Situational Readiness solutions for incident monitoring, crisis management, and secure collaboration, announced its agreement to acquire TranSecur, the nation's oldest continually operated provider of global security information and industry-leader in travel risk management.
buyer: NC4
NC4, with incident monitoring centers on the east and west coasts of the United States, improves the situational awareness of both business and government clients by providing real-time, 24/7 proactive incident information, alerts and coordination services.
target: TranSecur
Collecting and analyzing information from around the globe, TranSecur helps clients understand the source and gravity of risks to their personnel and operations at home and abroad. TranSecur is a provider of global security information and an industry-leader in travel risk management.
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closed 9/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited

synopsis: D&B, the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, announced it has acquired a member of the D&B Worldwide Network, privately held Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited, the leading credit and information services provider in Australia and New Zealand, for approximately $205 million in cash.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.(DNB:$1,655.20)
Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 169 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 168 million business records.
target: Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited
D&B Australia is a trusted leader in commercial risk and receivables management and owns and operates an emerging high growth consumer credit service. Through these three primary units, D&B Australia is able to collect high quality data on most businesses within Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$205
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2007 via Company Press Release

New Zealand Exchange Limited, purchased IRG Data from Investment Research Group Ltd

synopsis: New Zealand Exchange Limited (NZX) announced the acquisition of Investment Research Group Ltd (IRG) Data. IRG Data provides a packaged data solution for financial research, offering historical data right back to 1983. This package includes prices, annual reports, financials and all other relevant company information.
buyer: New Zealand Exchange Limited
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities.
seller: Investment Research Group Ltd
Investment Research Group, Ltd. provides information, analysis, and advice about investments in New Zealand and in Australia. It provides information about New Zealand and Australian share markets for investors, advisors, and the media.
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closed 12/18/2006 via Company Press Release

Fidelity Ventures, acquired eCredit.com, Inc.

synopsis: Fidelity Ventures, which invests in and works with technology companies at the go-to-market stage, today announced it has acquired Dedham, MA-based eCredit, a privately-held provider of online solutions for commercial credit and collections professionals. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent:FMR Corp.
buyer: Fidelity Ventures
Fidelity Ventures invests in technology companies at the "Go-To-Market" stage. Its 40-year track record includes hundreds of successful investments in the consumer, communications, systems and software markets.
target: eCredit.com, Inc.
eCredit is the leading provider of online solutions for credit and collections professionals. Its award-winning on-demand software supports the mission critical processes of granting credit, monitoring portfolio risk, and collecting accounts receivables.
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closed 8/31/2006 via Company Press Release

CenterPoint Data, Inc., acquired Hemscott Plc

synopsis: AIM-listed financial information publisher, Hemscott PLC said it has reached agreement with Centerpoint Data on a 53 pence per Hemscott share cash offer.
buyer parent:Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: CenterPoint Data, Inc.
CenterPoint Data is a new company formed by an experienced team of financial information industry professionals and VS&A Communications Partners III, L.P., a private equity fund affiliated with the media merchant bank Veronis Suhler Stevenson LLC (“VSS”).
target: Hemscott Plc
Hemscott, Inc. builds and maintains databases of historical financial and stock price technical information on the United States, Canadian, and international publicly traded companies.
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closed 1/13/2005 via BNC Analysis

ICAP Plc, acquired GovPX, Inc.

synopsis: ICAP plc (IAP.L), the world's largest voice and electronic interdealer broker, today announced that it is acquiring all the outstanding shares in GovPX, Inc. GovPX is a leading provider of US fixed income and derivative information that is distributed worldwide on a 24-hour basis.
buyer: ICAP Plc(IAPLF:$1,681.00)
ICAP provides a specialist intermediary broking service to commercial banks, investment banks and other "liquidity providers" in the wholesale financial markets. As an integrated and increasingly technology based business, ICAP is the largest operator of "liquidity pools" in these markets.
target: GovPX, Inc.
Founded in 1990 by the leading Wall Street dealers and brokers to provide real-time prices, and other related market information on the U.S. Government Treasury securities market, GovPX, Inc. today serves a global marketplace with real-time prices and information regarding all aspects of the fixed-
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closed 12/28/2012 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired CSC Credit Services

synopsis: Equifax Inc. completed the acquisition of of CSC Credit Services, Inc. CSC's credit services business provides consumer credit services and related information to banks, mortgage companies, retail establishments, the automotive industry, medical entities, utility companies and other users of financial and credit information.
buyer: Equifax, Inc.(EFX:$2,294.70)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide.
target parent: Computer Sciences Corporation
target: CSC Credit Services
CSC Credit Services, Inc. operates as a consumer reporting agency in the Midwestern and Central United States. The company provides credit services, such as consumer assistance, mortgage, electronic billing, business client file transfers, and secure file delivery system.
price ($mm)
$1,000
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 12/16/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired TLO

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in information and risk management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Boca Raton, Fla.-based TLO, a leading company in the risk information and analytics industry.
buyer: TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
target: TLO
TLO has reinvented the data-fusion industry for research and investigative needs. Their flagship product, TLOxp, provides the most accurate, actionable information that can be used for identity authentication, fraud prevention and detection, legislative compliance, and debt recovery.
price ($mm)
$154
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closed 9/4/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired eScan Data Systems Inc.

synopsis: TransUnion, as a global leader in information and risk management, announced it has acquired eScan Data Systems Inc., an Austin-based company with a market-leading technology that helps hospitals and healthcare systems reduce uncompensated care costs by identifying patient coverage after services were provided.
buyer: TransUnion LLC
TransUnion, as a global leader in information and risk management, creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
target: eScan Data Systems Inc.
eScan is a privately held company, whose software and services are licensed to over 700 hospital and physician group partners in 40+ states. eScan has discovered and delivered coverage on over 990,000 uncompensated care accounts, converting them to Medicaid, Medicare and Commercial payers.
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announced 1/31/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire ZipCode

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information services, has signed an agreement to acquire control of ZipCode, one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing.
buyer: TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
target: ZipCode
ZipCode is one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing. ZipCode's product portfolio includes solutions to help clients throughout the customer lifecycle.
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closed 2/17/2012 via

Advent International, GS Capital Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a leading global provider of information management and risk management solutions, announced that Advent International and GS Capital Partners VI Fund, LP and certain of its affiliates have signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire TransUnion.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: GS Capital Partners
GS Capital Partners is a family of funds with a focus on investing in large, high quality companies with strong management and funding acquisitions or expansion across a range of industries and geographies.
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
price ($mm)
$3,203
rev ($mm)
$1,024
EBITDA ($mm)
$352
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.1x
closed 1/11/2012 via Company Press Release

TransUnion LLC, acquired Crivo Sistemas em Informatica S.A.

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information services, has acquired a majority stake in Crivo Sistemas em Informática S.A., a leading decisioning and analytics firm. This acquisition marks TransUnion's entrance into the Brazilian market. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer parent:Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
target: Crivo Sistemas em Informatica S.A.
Crivo is a Brazilian company of software and services of credit, risk and fraud decision, to serve banks, financial institutions, insurance companies, mobile operators and retailers. The company provides solutions to meet the need of credit process of companies in several sectors.
price ($mm)
$43*
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closed 6/16/2010 via Market Wire

Madison Dearborn Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a global leader in credit information and information management services, announced that Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC has acquired a 51 percent equity stake in TransUnion.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP) is a private equity investment firm. Madison Dearborn Partners invests in businesses across a broad spectrum of industries, including basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services, and health care.
target: TransUnion LLC
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics.
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closed 1/4/2010 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired MedData

synopsis: TransUnion announced it acquired MedData LLC. The Charlotte-based company provides healthcare insurance information and data solutions for hospitals, physician practices and major healthcare insurance companies. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: TransUnion LLC
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics.
target parent: AGData
target: MedData
MedData is the healthcare division of AGDATA, L.P. MedData was formed to apply and use state-of-the-art database and real-time transaction processing technology for the healthcare industry.
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announced 3/5/2007 via PR Newswire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire ADS ResponseCorp, Inc.

synopsis: TransUnion will acquire ADS ResponseCorp, Inc. The Fort Lauderdale-based company provides automated software solutions to clinics, hospitals and healthcare providers to assist uninsured and underinsured consumers. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: TransUnion LLC
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics.
target: ADS ResponseCorp, Inc.
ADSR provides web-based innovative technological solutions to address the impact of the growing self-pay uninsured and underinsured population. ADSR has developed unique patent-pending software solutions for healthcare based on models originally deployed in personal finance.
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closed 10/2/2006 via BusinessWire

TransUnion LLC, acquired QSent

synopsis: TransUnion has completed the previously announced acquisition of Beaverton, Oregon-based Qsent, a leading provider of contact and identity management services, which support customer acquisition and retention, collections and recovery and identity resolution applications. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: TransUnion LLC
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics.
target: QSent
Qsent Contact Accuracy Services provide definitive contact information for enterprise-business applications where precision and timeliness are of high strategic value. Qsent is a leading authority in the use of the telephone as an authenticating source for identity.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 4/2/2014 via Reuters

iHealth Technologies will be merged with Connolly, Inc.,

synopsis: Buyout firm Advent International Corp's insurance payments auditing company Connolly LLC has agreed to merge with Goldman Sachs Group Inc's medical claims company iHealth Technologies Inc. iHealth provides analytics and services to contain medical and administration costs for more than 75 healthcare organizations, including insurance plans.
buyer parent:Advent International
buyer: Connolly, Inc.
Founded in 1979, Wilton, Connecticut-based Connolly is a privately held recovery auditing services firm. It reviews more than a trillion transactions each year, recovering $2 billion in overpayments in the healthcare and retail sectors, according to its website.
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: iHealth Technologies
Founded in 2001, Atlanta, Georgia-based iHealth provides analytics and services to contain medical and administration costs for more than 75 healthcare organizations, including insurance plans.
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announced 11/18/2013 via Reuters

Advent International, will acquire Unit4

synopsis: Private equity firm Advent International has made a cash offer of 1.17 billion euros ($1.58 billion) for UNIT4 NV, the Dutch business software company that creates, delivers and supports adaptable software and services worldwide, to help dynamic organizations manage their business needs effectively.
buyer: Advent International
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the world’s leading global buyout firms, with offices in 16 countries on four continents. The firm focuses on international buyouts, strategic repositioning opportunities and growth buyouts in five core sectors.
target: Unit4
UNIT4 is a global business software company that creates, delivers and supports adaptable software and services worldwide, to help dynamic organizations manage their business needs effectively.
price($mm)[EV]
$1,556 [$1,717]
rev ($mm)
$656
EBITDA ($mm)
$120
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
14.3x
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Advent International, will acquire P2 Energy Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Buyout firm Advent International Corp. agreed to buy P2 Energy Solutions from Vista Equity Partners. P2 sells software that helps oil and gas producers keep track of drilling leases, royalty payments and well output.
buyer: Advent International
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the world’s leading global buyout firms, with offices in 16 countries on four continents. The firm focuses on international buyouts, strategic repositioning opportunities and growth buyouts in five core sectors.
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: P2 Energy Solutions, Inc.
P2 Energy Solutions is the only technology company providing a comprehensive range of software, geospatial data, land management tools, and outsourcing to the upstream oil and gas industry.
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closed 9/30/2013 via BusinessWire

WorldPay US, Inc., acquired Century Payments, Inc.

synopsis: Century Payments, Inc., an industry leader in payment processing solutions to small and medium-sized merchants, announced it has been purchased by WorldPay US, a global card payment acquiring business.
buyer parent:Advent International
buyer: WorldPay US, Inc.
WorldPay is a global card payment acquiring business which allows customers to accept card payments both at point of sale and over the internet. WorldPay offers services across the entire payment value chain, including transaction capturing, merchant acquiring and transaction processing.
target parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
target: Century Payments, Inc.
Century Payments Inc provides payment processing solutions to small and medium-sized merchants in the United States. Century also provides consulting services and growth capital to merchant service providers and Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) in the payments industry.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/1/2013 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets, a leading builder and operator of global fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, announced that it has completed the acquisition of BondDesk Group LLC, and has rebranded its combined retail fixed income division as Tradeweb Direct. Customers will soon benefit from a new bridge between each of the current trading platforms.
buyer parent:Thomson Reuters
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets is a world leader in building and operating electronic over-the-counter marketplaces. Tradeweb’s position as the hub of electronic trading in fixed income and derivatives business has been made possible through a longstanding partnership with the industry.
target parent: Advent International
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada. The BondDesk ECN is one of the leading fixed income trading platforms in the U.S.
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announced 7/25/2013 via Company Press Release

Vantiv, will acquire Element Payment Services, Inc.

synopsis: Vantiv entered into an agreement to acquire Element Payment Services, Inc. Element is a leading, independent payments technology company focused on solutions for Independent Software Vendors ("ISV") and is led by a talented leadership team.
buyer parent:Advent International
buyer: Vantiv(VNTV:$1,863.20)
Vantiv, Inc. is a U.S.-based payment processing company headquartered in the greater Cincinnati, Ohio area. Vantiv is the largest PIN Debit U.S. acquirer and third largest U.S. merchant transaction acquirer ranked by general purpose transaction volume.
target: Element Payment Services, Inc.
Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and founded by payment industry experts, Element Payment Services, Inc. provides secure, reliable and innovative payment processing solutions directly to merchants through partnership with leading business management software providers.
price ($mm)
$163
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2012 via PR Newswire

Vantiv, acquired Litle & Co.

synopsis: Vantiv, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Litle & Co., a leading independent eCommerce payment processor, providing a fully-integrated payments solution for companies that sell goods and services to consumers over the internet and through direct response marketing.
buyer parent:Advent International Corporation
buyer: Vantiv(VNTV:$1,863.20)
Vantiv, Inc. is a U.S.-based payment processing company headquartered in the greater Cincinnati, Ohio area. Vantiv is the largest PIN Debit U.S. acquirer and third largest U.S. merchant transaction acquirer ranked by general purpose transaction volume.
target: Litle & Co.
Litle & Co. powers the payment processing engines for leading companies that sell directly to consumers through multichannel and internet retail, direct response marketing (TV, radio and telephone), and online services.
price ($mm)
$336
rev ($mm)
$285
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/25/2012 via BusinessWire

SkillSoft Limited, acquired ThirdForce plc

synopsis: SSI Investments II Limited's indirect subsidiary, Skillsoft Ireland Limited has completed the first closing of the acquisition of ThirdForce Group plc. ThirdForce engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of e-learning products to learners in education, government, healthcare, hospitality, and commercial organizations worldwide.
buyer parent:Advent International Corporation
buyer: SkillSoft Limited
Skillsoft is a leading SaaS provider of on-demand training and elearning solutions for global enterprises, government and education agencies, and small to medium-sized businesses. Skillsoft is the elearning choice of thousands of well-known companies.
target: ThirdForce plc
ThirdForce plc engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of e-learning products to learners in education, government, healthcare, hospitality, and commercial organizations worldwide. ThirdForce has over ten years’ experience designing innovative e-learning solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 2/17/2012 via

Advent International, GS Capital Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a leading global provider of information management and risk management solutions, announced that Advent International and GS Capital Partners VI Fund, LP and certain of its affiliates have signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire TransUnion.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: GS Capital Partners
GS Capital Partners is a family of funds with a focus on investing in large, high quality companies with strong management and funding acquisitions or expansion across a range of industries and geographies.
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
price ($mm)
$3,203
rev ($mm)
$1,024
EBITDA ($mm)
$352
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.1x
closed 10/14/2011 via BusinessWire

SkillSoft Limited, acquired Element K

synopsis: SkillSoft Ltd, a SaaS provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions, announced that its indirect subsidiaries, SkillSoft Corp and SkillSoft Ireland Ltd have acquired Element K from NIIT Ltd. Element K provides learning solutions that enable organisations to develop employees, support partners, and educate customers.
buyer parent:Advent International Corporation
buyer: SkillSoft Limited
SkillSoft Limited is a leading SaaS provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses.
target parent: NIIT Ltd
target: Element K
Element K delivers a tailored combination of products, technology and services that helps customers plan, develop, launch and manage their learning programme. Element K’s capabilities include 5,800 e-Learning courses, 1,300 print courseware titles, a learning platform, and much more.
price ($mm)
$110
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/24/2011 via Wall Street Journal

CVC Capital Partners, acquired Raet BV

synopsis: Advent International and Taros Capital have sold Dutch payroll business Raet B.V. to CVC Capital Partners. Raet B.V. provides information technology solutions in the field of human resources and payroll services in the Netherlands. It's Raet Online SaaS solution includes components such as payrolling and personnel administration.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC Capital Partners is one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms, with a network of 20 offices and some 250 employees throughout Europe, Asia and the United States.
target parent: Advent International Corporation
target: Raet BV
Raet B.V. provides information technology solutions in the field of human resources and payroll services in the Netherlands. It provides Raet Online, a Software as a Service solution, which includes components, such as personnel administration, payrolling, and much more.
price ($mm)
$531
rev ($mm)
$175
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2011 via BusinessWire

SkillSoft PLC, acquired 50 Lessons Ltd.

synopsis: SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions, announced the acquisition of the assets of 50 Lessons Limited, a provider of leadership video content that helps organizations around the world develop their employees by leveraging the power of story-based lessons.
buyer parent:Advent International Corporation
buyer: SkillSoft PLC
SkillSoft is a provider of e-learning and performance support solutions. SkillSoft enables business organizations to maximize business performance through a combination of comprehensive e-learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services.
target: 50 Lessons Ltd.
50 Lessons is the world’s leading producer of business learning content. Their learning content, and their content-based products and services, help organizations and individuals change the way they do business by changing the way they learn.
price ($mm)
$3.82
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2011 via PR Newswire

Misys plc, acquired Sophis

synopsis: Misys plc, the global application software and services company, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Sophis. Sophis provides cross-asset and fully integrated portfolio and risk management solutions for the buy-side and the sell-side community.
buyer: Misys plc
Misys provides innovative, integrated solutions for the financial services industry. Misys employs over 3,500 people worldwide who serve over 1,200 banking customers in over 120 countries, including every one of the world's top 50 banks.
target parent: Advent International Corporation
target: Sophis
Sophis provides cross-asset and fully integrated portfolio and risk management solutions for the buy-side and the sell-side community. The company’s philosophy is to design flexible, open, and scalable solutions that are used today by more than 70 leading financial institutions worldwide.
price($mm)[EV]
$380 [$605]
rev ($mm)
$103
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC, purchased Prepaid Platform from Springbok Services, Inc.

synopsis: Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC, announced that it has acquired certain assets of Springbok Services, Inc. The assets were acquired by Fifth Third Processing Solutions in connection with Springbok's Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding and include Springbok's cutting edge reloadable prepaid card processing platform.
buyer parent:Advent International Corporation
buyer: Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC(VNTV:$1,863.20)
Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC delivers innovative payment transaction processing and acceptance solutions to create and support complex payment strategies for merchants, businesses and financial institutions around the world.
seller: Springbok Services, Inc.
A leading provider of customized prepaid card programs since 1998, Springbok Services has pioneered the development of full-service, multi-touch prepaid solutions that deliver results.
price ($mm)
$1.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/15/2010 via PR Newswire

Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC, will acquire National Processing Company

synopsis: Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire National Processing Company (NPC). The transaction advances Fifth Third Processing Solutions' strategy to grow through complementary acquisitions and creates one of the largest merchant acquiring businesses in the United States.
buyer parent:Advent International Corporation
buyer: Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC(VNTV:$1,863.20)
Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC delivers innovative payment transaction processing and acceptance solutions to create and support complex payment strategies for merchants, businesses and financial institutions around the world.
target parent: GTCR Golder Rauner
target: National Processing Company
National Processing Company (NPC) is the largest provider of payment processing services exclusively focused on the small-to-medium merchant processing market. NPC provides a wide range of payment processing services, from point-of-sale credit card to integrated e-commerce solutions.
price ($mm)
$620
rev ($mm)
$285
EBITDA ($mm)
$76
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
8.1x
closed 12/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Advent International Corporation, Bain Capital, acquired RBS WorldPay, Inc.

synopsis: Leading global payments provider WorldPay, the new name for RBS WorldPay, became an independent company following the completion of the purchase of the business by private equity firms Advent International and Bain Capital from The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBSG). RBSG will retain a minority stake in the company.
buyer: Advent International Corporation
buyer: Bain Capital
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, Advent applies their resources, expertise and experience to help management teams achieve their growth objectives.
target parent: The Royal Bank of Scotland
target: RBS WorldPay, Inc.
RBS WorldPay is the payment processing business of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, one of the largest banks in the world and a leading global brand. They operate in over 40 countries and are a major global leader in payment processing.
price ($mm)
$2,716*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/10/2010 via PE Hub

Telefonos de Mexico, SA de CV, acquired Scitum Seguridad

synopsis: Advent International, the global private equity firm, announced that it has sold approximately 82% of Scitum, S.A. de C.V. (d.b.a. Scitum Seguridad), a leading Mexican IT security services provider, to Teléfonos de México, S.A.B. de C.V.
buyer: Telefonos de Mexico, SA de CV(TMX:$119,100.21)
Telefonos de Mexico ("TELMEX") is the leading Telecommunications Company in Mexico. TELMEX and its subsidiaries provide a wide range of telecommunications services, data and video transmission and Internet access, as well as integrated telecommunications solutions to its corporate customers.
target parent: Advent International Corporation
target: Scitum Seguridad
Founded in 1998 and located in Mexico City, Scitum Seguridad designs, implements and manages IT security services, offering consulting, integration and administrative support. The company also owns the largest security operations center in Mexico and serves customers throughout Latin America.
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closed 5/26/2010 via Company Press Release

Advent International Corporation, Bain Capital, Berkshire Partners LLC, acquired SkillSoft PLC

synopsis: SkillSoft PLC, a leading Software as a Service provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions, announced that the acquisition of the Company by funds sponsored by each of Berkshire Partners LLC, Advent International Corporation and Bain Capital Partners, LLC, was completed.
buyer: Berkshire Partners LLC
buyer: Advent International Corporation
buyer: Bain Capital
Founded in 1984, Bain Capital's primary aim is to acquire or invest in companies that have excellent potential for equity appreciation. Bain Capital's approach is to develop partnerships with exceptional management teams.
target: SkillSoft PLC
SkillSoft is a leading provider of e-learning and performance support solutions. SkillSoft enables business organizations to maximize business performance through a combination of comprehensive e-learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services.
price($mm)[EV]
$1,065 [$1,069]*
rev ($mm)
$315
EBITDA ($mm)
$116
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
9.7x
closed 11/6/2009 via Capital IQ

Pahoa Investments Sp. z o.o., acquired Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne SA

synopsis: Pahoa Investments Sp. z o.o., a company indirectly controlled by funds managed by Advent International, launched a public tender offer for all outstanding shares in WSiP. WSiP is Poland’s largest educational publisher.
buyer parent:Advent International Corporation
buyer: Pahoa Investments Sp. z o.o.
Pahoa Investments Sp. z o.o., a company indirectly wholly owned by funds managed by Advent International, on 6th November 2009 announced a public tender offer for all outstanding shares in WSiP. Today Pahoa Investments Sp. z o.o. informed that has increased the offered price per share to PLN17.15.
target parent: Pioneer Pekao Investment Management SA
target: Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne SA
Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne SA publishes textbooks, supplementary books, and multimedia for various types of schools and school levels in Poland.
price($mm)[EV]
$108 [$86]*
rev ($mm)
$77
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
11.9x
closed 6/30/2009 via PR Newswire

Advent International Corporation, purchased Payment Processing Unit from Fifth Third Bancorp

synopsis: Fifth Third Bancorp and Advent International announced the consummation of their joint venture transaction for Fifth Third's processing business. Advent is purchasing an approximate 51% interest in Fifth Third's merchant acquiring and financial institutions businesses.
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.
seller: Fifth Third Bancorp(FITB:$6,594.00)
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $120 billion in assets, operates 16 affiliates with 1,308 full-service Banking Centers, including 93 Bank Mart locations open seven days a week.
price ($mm)
$561*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
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)
$1,137
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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.(:$693.00)
Fitch Group, Inc. is the parent company of Fitch Ratings, Fitch Training and Algorithmics. Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets with timely and prospective credit opinions.
price ($mm)
$118*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
$190
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$0.00)
Founded in 1985, International Monetary Systems (IMS) serves approximately 17,000 customers representing 24,000 cardholders in 47 markets in the U.S. and Canada. The company's proprietary transaction network enables businesses and individuals to trade goods and services throughout North America.
target: Kansas Trade Exchange
Kansas Trade Exchange, Inc., was formed in December of 1994, when Hayes Crenshaw, with 5 years of operating a franchise based barter company, decided that an independent and self contained exchange was the answer to provide the members with the service and ideas that they deserved.
price ($mm)
$0.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$814.80)
London Stock Exchange Group is Europe's leading diversified exchange business, incorporating Borsa Italiana and London Stock Exchange. With over 500 member firms and more than 3,000 companies quoted across its markets, the Group operates the largest and most liquid equity marketplace in Europe.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 169 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 168 million business records.
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2013
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$1,655.20
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$508.30
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$484.00
Net Income ($mm)
$258.50
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ZipCode
ZipCode
ZipCode is one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing. ZipCode's product portfolio includes solutions to help clients throughout the customer lifecycle.
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SAI Global Inc.
SAI Global Inc.
SAI Global provides organizations with a wide range of governance, risk and compliance products, solutions and services that help build organizational integrity and meet overall business objectives.
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2012
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$463.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$102.41
EBIT ($mm)
$75.47
Net Income ($mm)
$43.38
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512
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CounterpartyLink
CounterpartyLink, Ltd. provides global legal entity data, collected and maintained with processes consistent with the stringent standards required by today's risk management and regulatory compliance legislation.
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Intelius, Inc.
Intelius, Inc.
Intelius is a leading information commerce company providing businesses and consumers with information to empower the decision-making process for peace of mind and security.
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Xinhua Finance Limited
Xinhua Finance Limited
Xinhua Finance Limited is an independent financial information and services company providing financial news and information, as well as a broad array of financial products and services unique to the China markets.
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2006
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$175.00
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($0.90)
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233
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Interfax Information Services Group
Interfax Information Service Group creates information products and means of communication essential for decision-making in politics and business.
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NHST Media Group
In Norway, NHST Media Group (Norges Handels og Sjøfartstidende) is best known for Dagens Naeringsliv, the country’s leading business newspaper. Internationally, the Group is carving out a reputation in selected industries with award-winning publications and news services.
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EDGAR Online Inc.
EDGAR Online Inc.
EDGAR Online provides financial data, analytics and disclosure management solutions to help corporations and institutional investors facilitate compliance and management of regulatory disclosure filings.
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2011
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$27.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.12)
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172
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Spectra Data Group
Spectra Data Group
Spectra Data Group g is a leading provider of direct marketing lists and data solutions. They specialize in multi-channel marketing (direct mail, online, mobile, insert marketing).
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Thompson Media Group LLC
Thompson Media Group LLC
Thompson Media Group is a D.C.-based information services provider that operates through 5 separate business units: A.S. Pratt, AHC Media, BioWorld, Sheshunoff Information Services, BioWorld, and Thompson Information Services.
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Advanced Equities Financial Corp.
Advanced Equities Financial Corp. is a progressive financial services firm, engaging in retail and institutional securities brokerage, as well as venture capital investment banking and services.
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2005
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$11.10
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110
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3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
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2012
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($492.00)
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($499.00)
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331
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AAC Capital Partners Holding BV.
AAC Capital Partners is a leading Northern European mid-market buyout firm with a unique regional footprint. We lead buy-outs within the €50-€500 million deal range in the consumer, industrial and services sector and target opportunities for majority stakes in profitable, cash-generative companies.
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Abrams Capital
Abrams Capital
Abrams Capital LLC is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm provides its services to institutions. It manages hedge funds for its clients. The firm invests in the public equity, fixed income, and hedging markets of the United States. It primarily invests in warrants and bonds.
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Advent Venture Partners LLP
Advent Venture Partners LLP
Advent Venture Partners is one of Europe’s most established venture and growth capital firms, investing in world-class technology and life sciences businesses. The company is dedicated to executing a balanced investment strategy delivering consistent returns for its investors.
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AGS Capital LLC
AGS Capital LLC
AGS Capital, LLC is a private investment firm focusing on opportunities in the lower middle market, as well as select venture investments. Their team brings decades of international operational experience, as well as an internal infrastructure to help entrepreneurs create valuable companies.
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Alven Capital Partners
Alven Capital is an independent venture capital. Alven Capital is currently investing its fourth fund generation FCPR Alven Capital IV worth € 120 million. Alven Capital assists companies and the leaders of its portfolio over time, particularly in terms of strategy, acquisitions and exit.
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Austin Ventures, L.P.
Austin Ventures, L.P.
Austin Ventures (“AV”) has worked with talented entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for over 25 years. With $3.9 billion under management, AV is the most active venture capital and growth equity firm in Texas and one of the most established in the nation.
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Azure Capital Partners
Azure Capital Partners
Azure is a San Francisco-based venture capital firm with over $750 million under management. They invest in early stage technology companies that are at the forefront of a transformative opportunity for growth.
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Bain Capital
Bain Capital
Bain Capital, LLC is a global private investment firm that manages several pools of capital including private equity, venture capital, public equity, credit products and absolute return with approximately $70 billion in assets under management.
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Balderton Capital
Balderton Capital
Balderton Capital is one of Europe's largest venture capital firms, committed to find and helping talented entrepreneurs build great companies. Based in London, it manages approximately $1.5 billion USD on committed venture capital.
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Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures is a global private investment firm with more than $4.5B under management. Founded in 1983, the firm invests across technology sectors, geographies and a company's life, from start-up and expansion financing, to growth equity and buyouts.
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Beltway Capital Partners
Beltway Capital Partners was formed in 2001 with a $50 million fund to acquire commercial assets that, by reason of structure, location, industry and/or credit quality, are identified as being outside of the seller ’s core markets. Our second fund, totaled $200 million and was closed in June 2003.
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Bessemer Venture Partners
Bessemer Venture Partners
Bessemer Venture Partners is a private venture capital firm that carries on one of the longest-standing venture capital activities in the country.
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Canaan Partners
Canaan Partners
Canaan Partners is a leading venture capital firm that invests in companies in the fields of communications, financial services, life sciences, software, and semiconductors.
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