This Week

closed 10/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wealthbar, acquired Snap Projections Inc.

synopsis: WealthBar Financial Services Inc., a leading Canadian wealth management platform and a subsidiary of CI Financial Corp., has acquired Snap Projections Inc. Based in Ontario, Snap Projections offers intuitive financial planning software that helps wealth professionals build customized wealth and retirement plans for their clients.
buyer parent: CI Financial Corp.
buyer: Wealthbar
WealthBar is a leading Canadian online wealth management and financial planning platform offering easy online investing portfolios and low-fee Exchange-Traded Funds, along with unlimited commission-free advice. "
target: Snap Projections Inc.
Ontario-based Snap Projections helps financial advisors, planners and wealth managers educate their clients to help them make better financial decisions through a simple yet powerful and easy to use financial and retirement planning software solution.
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Movista Inc., acquired NaturalInsight

synopsis: Movista Inc., provider of the leading advanced, mobile-first retail execution and workforce management platform, has acquired Natural Insight, a retail technology provider and its largest competitor. The acquisition brings together two of the largest domain leaders in retail execution technology to consolidate the marketplace.
buyer: Movista Inc.
Movista Inc. is a SaaS company that provides the industry’s leading mobile-first retail execution and workforce management platform, ONE. The enterprise platform replaces or integrates a multitude of disparate systems into one user-friendly, mobile interface. "
target: NaturalInsight
Natural Insight provides a cloud-based advanced retail execution and workforce management platform for consumer brands, retailers, and merchandising and marketing agencies. They empower retailers to improve in-store experiences, grow sales, increase ROI, and capture and report on field data.
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closed 10/21/2019 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Mover

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Mover, a leading provider of cloud file migration, including admin-led and self-service offerings. As customer demand to move content to the cloud continues to grow, Mover will help make it easier than ever for customers to migrate files to Microsoft 365.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Mover
Mover is a leading provider of cloud file migration, including admin-led and self-service offerings. Mover supports migration from over a dozen cloud service providers – including Box, Dropbox, Egnyte, and Google Drive – into OneDrive and SharePoint.
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Sublime Subtitling & Translation

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of Sublime Subtitling & Translation, a company based in Spain that specializes in audiovisual translation and subtitling for global entertainment clients.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Sublime Subtitling & Translation
Sublime is a Translation and Subtitling Company based in Spain. They offer a wide range of solutions including Translation, Subtitling and Localization in multiple languages for international, regional, and local content owners, aggregators, broadcasters, and distributors.
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Lassostudios

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, acquired Lassostudios, a Madrid-based company that specializes in dubbing, voiceover, subtitling, audio description, closed captioning, and other post-production services.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Lassostudios
Founded in Madrid in 2011, Lassostudios specializes in dubbing, voiceover, subtitling, audio description, closed captioning, and other post-production services, delivered primarily to entertainment clients in Spain and elsewhere in Europe.
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Trend Micro Inc., acquired Cloud Conformity

synopsis: Trend Micro Inc, the global leader in cloud security, has acquired Cloud Conformity, an innovative Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) company. The acquisition builds upon Trend Micro’s innovations in cloud security, adding complementary capabilities that automatically identify and fix a range of cloud infrastructure configuration issues.
buyer: Trend Micro Inc. (TSE:4704:$1,496.11)
Trend Micro Incorporated is a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, helping to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Their innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and governments provide layered security for data centers, cloud environments, networks, and endpoints. "
target: Cloud Conformity
Cloud Conformity is an innovative Cloud Security Posture Management company. Cloud Conformity works with organizations around the world to implement and maintain best-in-class infrastructure security, compliance, and optimization on a public cloud.
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announced 10/21/2019 via PR Newswire

AMP Capital Investors, will acquire Expedient

synopsis: Expedient, a leading cloud computing and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider, announced that global investment management firm AMP Capital has agreed to acquired the company from its current parent, Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC.
buyer parent: AMP Limited
buyer: AMP Capital Investors
AMP Capital is a specialist global investment manager with US $140 billion in funds under management with more than 250 investment professionals. AMP Capital has a heritage and strength in real estate and infrastructure, experience in fixed income, and equities and multi-asset solutions. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: Expedient
Expedient helps companies transform their IT operations through cloud infrastructure solutions and managed services including disaster recovery, security and compliance, and more. Expedient's solutions and services ease clients' transition to the cloud, enabling them to focus on business innovation.
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Alfresco Software, Inc., acquired Pernexas GmbH

synopsis: Alfresco Software, a commercial, open source software company, has acquired Germany-based Pernexas, a provider of connectors for seamlessly integrating the Alfresco Digital Business Platform with SAP NetWeaver, SAP S/4 HANA, and SAP Fiori. The acquisition strengthens Alfresco’s market leadership position in the enterprise content management market.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alfresco Software, Inc.
Alfresco Software is a commercial, open-source software company that builds and markets a cloud-native, process, content, and governance intensive Digital Business Platform. It is a single, integrated platform used to digitize processes, manage content, and securely govern information. "
target: Pernexas GmbH
Pernexas is a German software and consulting company. Through its Connexas product line, Pernexas specializes in the integration between SAP and the open-source Enterprise Content Management system Alfresco.
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announced 10/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bauer Media Group, will acquire Pacific Magazines Pty Limited

synopsis: Seven West Media has sold New Idea publisher Pacific Magazines to Woman's Day home Bauer Media as the television broadcaster looks to focus on a digital strategy. Pacific Magazines is one of Australia’s most innovative audience companies. Portfolio highlights include Australia’s most powerful multimedia brand, Better Homes & Gardens.
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group publishes magazines, makes radio programmes and designs digital formats in 20 countries on four continents. Bauer Media Group's portfolio consists of over 600 magazines worldwide, more than 400 digital media outlets, and over 100 radio and TV stations. "
target parent: Seven West Media Limited
target: Pacific Magazines Pty Limited
Pacific Magazines is one of Australia’s most innovative audience companies. Portfolio highlights include Australia’s most powerful multimedia brand, Better Homes & Gardens, and three of the top five biggest magazine brands in the Australia (Better Homes & Gardens, New Idea & that’s life!).
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

The Rubicon Project, acquired RTK.IO, INC

synopsis: Rubicon Project, the global exchange for advertising, announced the acquisition of RTK.io, a leading provider of tools and services that bring simplicity and control to header bidding for publishers.
buyer: The Rubicon Project (RUBI:$141.45)
Founded in 2007, Rubicon Project is one of the world’s largest advertising exchanges. The company helps websites and apps thrive by giving them tools and expertise to sell ads easily and safely. "
target: RTK.IO, INC
Founded in 2014 and headquartered in New York City, RTK is a programmatic infrastructure and ad operations company dedicated to making ad tech more efficient. RTK provides publishers with an integrated user interface to configure, install, and implement a complete header bidding solution.
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Alarm.com, Inc., acquired OpenEye

synopsis: Alarm.com announced a majority-stake acquisition of OpenEye, a leading provider of cloud-managed video surveillance solutions for the commercial market. OpenEye is an innovator in the design and development of cloud-centric software solutions for video management, business intelligence, and loss prevention.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform for the intelligently connected property. Their security, video monitoring, intelligent automation and energy management solutions are available through their network of thousands of professional service providers in North America and around the globe. "
target: OpenEye
OpenEye is an innovator in the design and development of cloud-centric software solutions for video management, business intelligence, and loss prevention. All OpenEye Web Services platform software is developed in Liberty Lake, Washington and many of OpenEye's products are made in America.
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announced 10/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed POS, will acquire Kounta

synopsis: Lightspeed POS Inc., a leading omnichannel point of sale platform for over 51,000 customer locations worldwide, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Australia-based Kounta Holdings Pty Ltd, a rapidly growing, cloud-based POS solutions provider to small and medium-sized businesses operating within the hospitality industry.
buyer: Lightspeed POS (TSX:LSPD:$84.05)
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. "
target: Kounta
Australia-based Kounta is a rapidly growing, cloud-based POS solutions provider to small and medium-sized businesses operating within the hospitality industry. Kounta has a mission to cost-effectively allow merchants to better run their businesses through a simple yet powerful POS experience.
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announced 10/18/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Cerner Corporation, will acquire AbleVets LLC

synopsis: Cerner Corporation, a global health platform and innovation company, will acquire AbleVets, a strategic IT consulting and engineering firm. The acquisition will provide Cerner even greater scale and technical expertise in designing and implementing modernization solutions, particularly in the federal space.
buyer: Cerner Corporation (CERN:$5,526.68)
Cerner offers integrated clinical and financial systems to help clinicians manage day-to-day revenue functions, as well as a wide range of services to support clinical, financial, and operational needs that are focused on people. "
target: AbleVets LLC
AbleVets is an IT engineering and consulting company specializing in cyber, cloud, and system development solutions for federal and commercial organizations. They design and implement solutions that help customers achieve greater operational outcomes and effective customer-facing applications.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Lylo Media Group

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of Lylo Media Group, a multinational provider of dubbing, voiceover, subtitling, audio description, and hard-of-hearing services.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Lylo Media Group
Lylo specializes in full localisation services including Dubbing, Subtitling and Audio Services for international Broadcast Television, Streaming OTT and Theatrical content. Clients include the major US studios, OTT providers and International broadcast content owners.
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announced 10/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Southern Cross Austereo, will acquire Redwave Media

synopsis: Southern Cross Austereo (SCA), Australia’s biggest entertainment company, will acquire Redwave Media from Seven West Media, one of Australia’s leading integrated media companies. Redwave Media is the largest radio network in Australia. Redwave Media reaches consumers in West Australia through their RedFM and Spirit Radio networks.
buyer: Southern Cross Austereo (ASX:SXL:$452.98)
Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) is one of Australia's most progressive and exciting entertainment based media companies. They have the potential to reach over 95% of Australia across national radio, regional free to air television and digital platforms. "
target parent: Seven West Media Limited
target: Redwave Media
Redwave Media is the largest radio network in Australia. Redwave Media reaches consumers in West Australia through their RedFM and Spirit Radio networks. RedFM broadcasts rock and pop music to towns, mine sites and oil & gas platforms. Spirit Radio plays the best mix of Classic Rock and Today Hits.
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announced 10/18/2019 via Reuters

Seven West Media Limited, will acquire Prime Media Group Limited

synopsis: Australian free-to-air television broadcaster Seven West Media is to buy smaller Prime Media Group, an Australian-based media corporation, owner of regional television network Prime7 in eastern Australia and GWN7 in regional Western Australia.
buyer: Seven West Media Limited (ASX:SWM:$1,066.05)
Seven West Media is one of Australia’s leading integrated media companies, with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online. The company is the home of many of Australia’s best performing media businesses and the biggest content brands. "
target: Prime Media Group Limited (ASX:PRT:$131.53)
Prime Media Group Limited is an Australian-based media corporation, owner of regional television network Prime7 in eastern Australia and GWN7 in regional Western Australia.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BusinessWire

ACCESS Corporation, purchased Data Logic Services from IHS Markit Ltd.

synopsis: IHS Markit has completed the sale of Data Logic Services to Access. Data Logic Services provides storage and records management for firms in the energy industry. Its expertise includes data management, database integration, document archiving, cataloging, scanning and imaging.
buyer parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
buyer: ACCESS Corporation
Access is the nation’s largest privately-held records and information management (RIM) company. Their mission is to lead the RIM industry by providing their clients the very best service. Access provides document management solutions to 40 markets throughout the United States and Latin America. "
seller: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,362.00)
Based in Houston, Data Logic Services provides storage and records management for firms in the energy industry. Its expertise includes data management, database integration, document archiving, cataloging, scanning and imaging.
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closed 10/18/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad, acquired Electronic Discovery Reference Model

synopsis: Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad have acquired the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) from the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law School. The EDRM creates practical resources for improving e-discovery and information governance.
buyer: Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad
Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad are the former executive director and former vice president of client engagement, respectively, of The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS). "
target parent: Duke University
target: Electronic Discovery Reference Model
The Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) creates practical resources for improving e-discovery and information governance. Since 2005, the EDRM has delivered leadership, frameworks, best practices, tools, guides and test datasets to improve electronic discovery and information governance.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gavin Advertising, acquired Holberg Design

synopsis: Gavin, a digitally focused PR and marketing agency, has acquired brand strategy and integrated design services firm Holberg Design. Holberg specializes in brand development...From creating visual branding components, to designing effective B2B and B2C advertising campaigns, to creating powerful, intuitive web experiences.
buyer: Gavin Advertising
Gavin Advertising is a digitally minded public relations and marketing agency devoted to truth in branding and driving action. They serve clients in b2b and b2c industries with expertise in CPG, education, health care and manufacturing/building supply. "
target: Holberg Design
Holberg Design is a complete marketing, advertising and design agency. Holberg specializes in brand development...From creating visual branding components, to designing effective B2B and B2C advertising campaigns, to creating powerful, intuitive web experiences.
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announced 10/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Celine Sieben Digital, will acquire FFW

synopsis: Celine Sieben Digital, a German holding Company, will acquire FFW Agency from ICTA AB, a Sweden-based technology company. FFW is an international digital consulting group. FFW offers services for Durpal, strategy, design, analytics, development, and support.
buyer: Celine Sieben Digital
Celine Sieben Digital is a German holding Company. Celine Sieben Digital is focused on acquiring and investing in businesses in the information technology sector. "
target parent: ICTA AB
target: FFW
FFW is an international digital consulting group. FFW offers services for Durpal, strategy, design, analytics, development, and support. FFW helps their clients with everything from small, tactical fixes to crafting some of the most complex Drupal platforms in the world.
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closed 10/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc., acquired BRTRC Federal Solutions

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc. (“WBB”), has acquired BRTRC Federal Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of support services across the Army and other U.S. DoD and Intelligence Community agencies.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc.
Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc. is a leading provider of program management and consulting services to the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal agencies. "
target: BRTRC Federal Solutions
BRTRC is a leading provider of support services across the Army and other U.S. DoD and Intelligence Community agencies. The BRTRC team has developed deep domain expertise within systems and vehicle integration, prototyping and commercialization, strategic communications and cyber security.
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closed 10/17/2019 via Company Press Release

inspirED, acquired King’s College Schools

synopsis: Inspired, a leading global premium schools group, is proud to welcome premier British schools group, King’s College, to their network. The King’s College group consists of ten leading schools around the world. King’s has provided children with a rigorous and broad British education since 1969.
buyer parent: Educas
buyer: inspirED
A definitive statement of excellence in private education, UK-based Inspired is a co-educational, non-denominational, independent school group designed to inspire students to achieve their maximum potential in a nurturing, progressive academic environment from ages 1 to 18. "
target: King’s College Schools
King’s College Schools group consists of ten leading schools around the world: six schools in Spain along with schools in England, Frankfurt, Latvia and Panama. King’s has provided children with a rigorous and broad British education since 1969.
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closed 10/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Slingshot Insights, acquired Truth On Call

synopsis: Slingshot Insights, the first and largest crowdfunded expert network and due diligence community, has acquired Truth On Call, a healthcare survey and market research company. With this acquisition, Slingshot Insights will expand its market research capabilities beyond expert phone interviews and into market research surveys.
buyer: Slingshot Insights
Slingshot Insights is an expert network and market research firm that utilizes technology to reduce the time, cost, and compliance risks associated with diligence and research. "
target parent: Nomura Holdings, Inc.
target: Truth On Call
Truth On Call is a healthcare survey and market research company. Truth On Call uses proprietary tools to enable the collection of insights in real time at industry events and conferences, or when news breaks. The company's verified panel of doctors is one of the largest in the industry.
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closed 10/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Power Digital Marketing, acquired Factorial Digital

synopsis: Power Digital, a company that helps businesses scale and drive revenue through digital marketing, has acquired Factorial Digital, a small, smart team of digital marketing insiders that brings clients the diligence and experience of an agency, with none of the hassle and fluff.
buyer: Power Digital Marketing
Power Digital, an agency headquartered in San Diego, helps businesses scale and drive revenue through digital marketing. They take a custom approach to each and every client campaign to ensure that their strategies meet the clients’ unique business goals and objectives. "
target: Factorial Digital
Factorial Digital is a small, smart team of digital marketing insiders. They bring clients the diligence and experience of an agency, with none of the hassle and fluff. They are a seamless extension of clients’ marketing team.
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announced 10/17/2019 via Reuters

Linx S.A., will acquire SetaDigital

synopsis: Brazilian software company Linx SA has agreed to acquire 100% of SetaDigital Sistemas Gerenciais Ltda, a company that develops and provides software solutions and technical support to the footwear retail industry. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Cascavel, Brazil.
buyer: Linx S.A. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$175.14)
Linx is a company in Brazil that offers ERP and POS management software to the retail sector. The company offers specific solutions for a variety of businesses, these include gas stations, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, electronics, home decor, and more. "
target: SetaDigital
SetaDigital Sistemas Gerencias LTDA develops and provides software solutions and technical support to the footwear retail industry. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Cascavel, Brazil.
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announced 10/17/2019 via BusinessWire

L&T Infotech, will acquire Powerupcloud Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Mumbai-based Larsen & Toubro Infotech, a global technology consulting and digital solutions company, will acquire Powerupcloud Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a fast-growing cloud consulting company headquartered in Bengaluru. Powerup brings a strong team of cloud consulting, artificial intelligence, and data analytics professionals to LTI.
buyer parent: Larsen & Toubro
buyer: L&T Infotech (:$1,407.26)
LTI is an India-based global technology consulting and digital solutions company helping over 360 clients succeed in a converging world. The company accelerates clients digital transformation with LTI’s Mosaic platform enabling their mobile, social, analytics, Internet of Things, and cloud journeys."
target: Powerupcloud Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Powerup is an India based company that helps businesses move to the cloud. Their consulting team helps implement, migrate, and optimize cloud applications for global corporations. They also help build Big Data analytics platforms that allow enterprises to extract more value from their environment.
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$15
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$4
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closed 10/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Apex Systems, Inc., acquired Intersys Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: ASGN Incorporated has acquired Intersys Consulting, a provider of cutting-edge solutions at the cross-section of Data and Digital transformation. Intersys will become part of ASGN’s Apex Systems division, which is the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm and the 3rd largest clinical/scientific staffing firm in the U.S.
buyer parent: ASGN Incorporated
buyer: Apex Systems, Inc.
Apex Systems is the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm and the 3rd largest clinical/scientific staffing firm in the U.S. Apex utilizes specialized technology and industry practice groups to deliver qualified technical professionals and solutions to clients within all major industries. "
target: Intersys Consulting, Inc.
Intersys delivers cutting-edge solutions at the cross-section of Data and Digital transformation. Through its end-to-end capabilities, Intersys enables clients to assemble and analyze data to create insights, while providing the applications to consume those insights.
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$67
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$31
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2.2x
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closed 10/17/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, acquired Wolfepak Software

synopsis: Charlesbank Capital Partners announced that its managed fund, Charlesbank Technology Opportunities Fund, has acquired WolfePak Software, a leading provider of financial, accounting and regulatory compliance software to the oil and gas industry.
buyer: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
Charlesbank Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investment firm. They focus on management-led buyouts and growth capital financing, generally investing in companies with values of $150 million to $1.5 billion, and also engages in opportunistic credit and technology investments. "
target parent: Fort Point Capital
target: Wolfepak Software
WolfePak Software is a leading provider of financial, accounting and regulatory compliance software to the oil and gas industry. WolfePak's software packages can be customized with additional modules to meet more complex accounting and reporting needs as their client's business grows.
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closed 10/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Atlassian Pty Ltd., acquired Code Barrel

synopsis: Atlassian, a leading provider of collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams, has acquired Code Barrel, a company that specializes in creating add-ons for Atlassian products. They have over 20 years combined experience in working on Atlassian products and Agile software development.
buyer: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,210.13)
Atlassian is a leading provider of collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. With over 100,000 global customers, Atlassian is advancing the power of collaboration with products including Jira, Jira Service Desk, Jira Ops, Confluence, Bitbucket, Trello, and more. "
target: Code Barrel
Code Barrel specializes in creating add-ons for Atlassian products. They have over 20 years combined experience in working on Atlassian products and Agile software development. Their vision is to help customers write world-class software by creating legendary add-ons for Atlassian products.
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closed 10/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Happen

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Happen, a privately owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth. They specialize in product packaging, shopper insight, insight for brand positioning and more.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,215.01)
Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance & create value for their stakeholders. "
target: Happen
Happen, a privately owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth. They specialize in product packaging, shopper insight, insight for brand positioning and more.
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LLR Partners, Parthenon Capital Partners, acquired DaySmart Software

synopsis: SFW Capital Partners is pleased to announce the sale of DaySmart Software to LLR Partners and Parthenon Capital. DaySmart is a leading provider of business management software, including integrated payments functionality, for consumer-facing small-and-medium sized businesses.
buyer: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a middle market private equity firm committed to creating long-term value by growing its portfolio companies. Parthenon, a leading mid-market private equity firm, utilizes niche industry expertise and a deep execution team to invest in growth companies in service industries. "
target parent: SFW Capital Partners
target: DaySmart Software
DaySmart, headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI, is a leading provider of business management software, including integrated payments functionality, for consumer-facing small-and-medium sized businesses. DaySmart currently serves businesses in the salon, pet, spa, and tattoo verticals.
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announced 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Intel Corporation, will acquire Smart Edge

synopsis: Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Smart Edge™ intelligent-edge platform business from Pivot Technology Solutions Inc., an IT infrastructure and service provider. Smart Edge is a cloud-native, scalable and secure platform for multi-access edge computing (MEC).
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of computer products and technologies. It delivers computer, networking, and communications platforms. "
target parent: Pivot Technology Solutions
target: Smart Edge
Smart Edge is a cloud-native, scalable and secure platform for multi-access edge computing (MEC). With Smart Edge, enterprises and communications service providers can enable cloud-like services closer to the user on the customer-premise or network edge.
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closed 10/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Nike, acquired Tally TraceMe

synopsis: Nike has acquired Tally (formerly TraceMe), the Seattle startup co-founded by Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Tally is a mobile-first web platform that powers immersive, free-to-play, real-time prediction experiences.
buyer: Nike (NKE:$39,829.00)
NIKE, Inc., named for the Greek goddess of victory, is the world's leading designer, marketer, and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. "
target: Tally TraceMe
Tally is a mobile-first web platform that powers immersive, free-to-play, real-time prediction experiences. Prior to 2018, Tally was known as TraceMe, a Seattle-based technology company dedicated to connecting athletes/celebrities/influences with their super fans through new social media platforms.
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announced 10/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Uber Technologies, Inc., will acquire Cornershop

synopsis: Uber Technologies, Inc., a ridesharing company, announced an agreement to acquire majority ownership of Cornershop, a leading online grocery provider in Chile, Mexico, and more recently in Peru and Toronto.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$12,183.00)
Uber is a ridesharing company that connects passengers with drivers through a mobile app. Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through their apps, they make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers."
target: Cornershop
Headquartered out of San Francisco, with its user base located in Mexico and Chile, Cornershop, Inc. is a leading online marketplace for on-demand delivery from supermarkets, pharmacies and specialty food retailers.
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closed 10/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Sportradar AG, acquired OptimaMGS

synopsis: Switzerland-based Sportradar, the world’s leading provider of sports data and content, has acquired Optima, a sports betting and gaming omnichannel platform business headquartered in Spain. Optima will extend Sportradar’s current betting services portfolio to become a full-service B2B data, betting, trading, and player management platform business.
buyer: Sportradar AG
Switzerland-based Sportradar is the leading global provider of sports data intelligence. The company provides sports federations, news media, consumer platforms, and sports betting operators a range of solutions to help grow their business. "
target: OptimaMGS
Spain-based Optima is a sports betting and e-gaming platform, and the exclusive technology supplier to the worldwide regulated sports betting and gaming industry. Optima provides the technology to operate B2B2C services to leading organizations in almost every regulated market.
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closed 10/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ideagen Plc, acquired OSHENS

synopsis: Ideagen plc, the UK-based, leading global software firm, has acquired OSHENS, a market leading web based, safety, health, environment, risk and compliance system in the UK. OSHENS features a modular design that allows users to choose the functionality that best suits their health, safety and compliance needs.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$59.46)
Ideagen is a global provider of quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software. With an excellent portfolio of software products, Ideagen helps leading brands improve operational efficiency, strengthen compliance and oversight and anticipate and manage every detail of risk. "
target: OSHENS
OSHENS is a market leading web based, safety, health, environment, risk and compliance system in the UK. OSHENS features a modular design that allows users to choose the functionality that best suits their health, safety and compliance needs.
price ($mm)
$2.22
rev ($mm)
$1
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$0
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1.8x
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18.0x
closed 10/11/2019 via GlobeNewswire

ZetaDisplay AB, acquired Gauddi BV

synopsis: Malmö-based ZetaDisplay AB has acquired Gauddi BV, a leading supplier of Digital Signage solutions in the Netherlands. Through the acquisition, ZetaDisplay also becomes the leading Digital Signage player in the Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg union, accelerating its international expansion.
buyer: ZetaDisplay AB (OM:ZETA:$44.85)
Sweden-based ZetaDisplay provides visual communication solutions to influence behavior in a physical store or office environment. ZetaDisplay offers concept development software programming and deployment, as well as technical contracted services. "
target: Gauddi BV
Gauddi BV, based in Moordrecht, is the second largest supplier of Digital Signage solutions in the Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg region. Gauddi's intuitive cloud-based Content Management Solution offers a broad range of functionality, from HMTL5 to detailed scheduling abilities.
price ($mm)
$5.35
rev ($mm)
$5
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$1
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announced 10/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Accenture Interactive, will acquire Sutter Mills

synopsis: Accenture has agreed to acquire Sutter Mills through Accenture Interactive. Sutter Mills is a French firm that specializes in developing and executing data-driven marketing strategies for clients. Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands transform their customer experiences across the entire customer journey.
buyer parent: Accenture
buyer: Accenture Interactive
Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands transform their customer experiences across the entire customer journey. Through their connected offerings in design, marketing, content and commerce, they create new ways to win in today’s experience-led economy. "
target: Sutter Mills
Sutter Mills is an independent digital consulting platform, advising global organisations in thinking and implementing the digital age, with a specific focus on unleashing the potential of technology and enabling better customer knowledge and user experience and marketing RoI.
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announced 10/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Ahead, LLC, will acquire Sovereign Systems LLC

synopsis: Chicago-based AHEAD and Atlanta-based Data Blue, both leading providers of digital infrastructure to large enterprises, announced an agreement to merge their two companies, plus acquire Sovereign Systems, also of Atlanta. Sovereign Systems is a leader in Storage, Virtualization and Cloud Services.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Ahead, LLC
Ahead, LLC develops and distributes enterprise service management, cloud infrastructure, and mobility solutions. The company offers IT service automation, IT business management, business process automation, portfolio management, data center infrastructure, automation and orchestration. "
target: Sovereign Systems LLC
Launched in 2007, Sovereign Systems is a leader in Storage, Virtualization and Cloud Services. They help companies transform legacy IT infrastructure into ultra-efficient, cloud-based platforms.
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closed 10/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Riverside Insights, acquired ESGI, LLC

synopsis: Riverside Insights, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, has acquired ESGI, a leading SaaS platform for administering, creating, tracking, and reporting teacher-led assessments of early childhood students. ESGI was founded with the mission to help teachers and administrators overcome the unique challenges of early childhood education.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Riverside Insights
Riverside is a provider of educational and clinical assessments that play a key role in helping individuals elevate their learning potential by providing accurate and reliable data. Riverside is comprised of several iconic, leading brands such as Woodcock-Johnson, the Iowa Assessments, and CogAT. "
target: ESGI, LLC
ESGI ("Educational Software for Guiding Instruction") is an industry-leading platform for conducting 1-on-1 assessments that guide instruction for early childhood students. ESGI assessments empower teachers with real-time student data in easy-to-read reports, graphs, parent letters, and flashcards.
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announced 10/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wheelhouse Group LLC, will acquire Den of Thieves, LLC

synopsis: Wheelhouse Entertainment said it has agreed to purchase a majority interest in Den of Thieves, the live-event, scripted and non-scripted production company responsible for producing MTV’s Video Music Awards and E!’s People Choice Awards.
buyer: Wheelhouse Group LLC
WHEELHOUSE produces premium content that opens new marketing opportunities to businesses and brands. WHEELHOUSE was assembled brick by brick for storytellers, influential talent, top tier strategists and powerful cultural catalysts to inspire and harness the collective power of collaboration. "
target: Den of Thieves, LLC
Den of Thieves is the live-event, scripted and non-scripted production company responsible for producing MTV’s Video Music Awards and E!’s People Choice Awards. Den of Thieves was founded by Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager, and is known for producing the VMAs for 13 consecutive years.
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closed 10/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Endeavor Content, acquired Glassman Media

synopsis: Endeavor Content, a division of Endeavor that specializes in scripted television and feature film financing, development, and sales, has acquired Glassman Media, an independent Los Angeles-based international television production company. Glassman Media specializes in producing non-scripted shows.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Endeavor Content
Endeavor Content specializes in scripted television and feature film financing, development, and sales. Endeavor Content has financed, packaged or sold more than 100 premium shows and films. In the non-scripted space, they create original content and help their clients bring their projects to life. "
target: Glassman Media
Glassman Media is an independent Los Angeles-based international television production company. Glassman Media specializes in producing non-scripted shows. They produce shows in the network primetime dating, competition, self-improvement, and game formats.
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closed 10/10/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Standard Cognition, acquired DeepMagic

synopsis: Standard Cognition, which is building the next interface of retail, announced that it has acquired the assets of DeepMagic, a New York-based startup focused on unattended, automated retail. DeepMagic is revolutionizing traditional retail and last-mile product delivery by fully automating physical store access, check-out, and security.
buyer: Standard Cognition
Standard Cognition provides the most flexible AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick & mortar retailers. Available to any retailer, the Standard solution lets consumers shop and pay without waiting in line, scanning or stopping to check out. "
target: DeepMagic
DeepMagic is revolutionizing traditional retail and last-mile product delivery by fully automating physical store access, check-out, and security. The company is enabling retailers to run their stores unattended, helping them to save cost, extend store hours, and improve the customer experience.
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closed 10/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

RiseUp, acquired StarterHub

synopsis: RiseUp, the Egyptian company behind one of largest regional entrepreneurship event, RiseUp Summit, has acquired StarterHub, an Egyptian Facebook group for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs. StarterHub hosts discussions on investment, strategies, tools, legalities, ecosystem news and other topics.
buyer: RiseUp
RiseUp is an Egyptian platform that connects startups to the most relevant resources worldwide. RiseUp aims to promote entrepreneurship through their range of digital and event products. Their most prominent event is RiseUp Summit, MENA's largest entrepreneurship event. "
target: StarterHub
StarterHub is an Egyptian Facebook group for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs. StarterHub has over 2,000 members that actively participate in discussions. The group hosts discussions on investment, strategies, tools, legalities, ecosystem news and other topics.
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announced 10/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Major League Fishing, will acquire Fishing League Worldwide

synopsis: Major League Fishing (MLF), a professional bass fishing league and television show, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization.
buyer parent: Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC
buyer: Major League Fishing
Major League Fishing (MLF) is a professional bass fishing league and television show that airs on Outdoor Channel, World Fishing Network and Discovery Channel. "
target: Fishing League Worldwide
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete in more than 290 bass-fishing tournaments across five circuits. They are based in Benton, Kentucky.
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closed 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

LiiV, acquired Telmar Group, Inc.

synopsis: LiiV, a holding company founded to enable creative intelligence through advocacy, thought leadership, academic partnerships, and technology platforms, has acquired Telmar, the the world's largest independent provider of strategic targeting and media planning solutions to advertisers, marketers, agencies, media companies, and data suppliers.
buyer: LiiV
LiiV is a holding company founded to enable creative intelligence through advocacy, thought leadership, academic partnerships, and technology platforms. LiiV invests in and builds strategic, cutting edge organizations that sit at the intersection of technology, creativity, and human science. "
target: Telmar Group, Inc.
Telmar Group is the world's largest independent provider of strategic targeting and media planning solutions to advertisers, marketers, agencies, media companies, and data suppliers. It provides innovations in data-agnostic solutions to analyze thousands of consumer and media data sets.
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announced 10/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Kibo Software, Inc, will acquire Monetate

synopsis: Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce, will acquire Monetate, a leading testing and optimization provider. The acquisition will expand Kibo’s personalization capabilities and will not only complement its best-in-class Certona solution but will also extend the reach of Kibo’s end-to-end cloud commerce platform.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Kibo Software, Inc
Kibo’s cloud commerce platform powers unified commerce and omnichannel fulfillment strategies, built on an API-first, microservices architecture. The Kibo platform scales as clients grow their business while maintaining a low cost of ownership and faster time to market than other commerce solutions."
target: Monetate
Monetate is a global leader in Personalization software for consumer-facing brands. Powered by AI, the Monetate Personalization Engine enables brands to connect all of their data sources to make the most intelligent decisions possible regarding their interactions with each customer.
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announced 10/10/2019 via BusinessWire

New Frontier Data, will acquire Civilized

synopsis: New Frontier Data, the global authority in data, analytics and business intelligence and the only Big Data tech solution solely focused on the cannabis space, announced plans to acquire leading cannabis lifestyle and engagement digital platform - Civilized Worldwide Inc.
buyer: New Frontier Data
New Frontier Data is an independent, technology-driven analytics company specializing in the cannabis industry. It offers vetted data, actionable business intelligence and risk management solutions for investors, operators, researchers and policymakers. "
target: Civilized
Civilized is the leading lifestyle media brand that connects millions of cannabis consumers, influencers and the canna-curious with both niche and mainstream content, events and experiences, and fashion. They are based in Saint John, NB, Canada.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 10/10/2019 via Company Press Release

RelyOn Nutec Holding A/S, acquired Rider International B.V.

synopsis: Denmark-based RelyOn Nutec has acquired the Dutch company Rider International B.V. from Ponooc. Rider International developed the advanced workforce performance platform Rider, technology geared toward Competence Management, Learning Management, and real-time Workflow Management.
buyer parent: Polaris Private Equity
buyer: RelyOn Nutec Holding A/S
Denmark-based RelyOn Nutec is the world leader in safety and survival training predominantly delivered to the Oil & Gas, Maritime, Offshore Wind, and High-Risk industries from our 34 training centres in 20 countries across the world. "
target parent: Ponooc B.V.
target: Rider International B.V.
Rider International is a Dutch company behind the advanced workforce performance platform called Rider. The Rider technology is geared toward Competence Management, Learning Management, and real-time Workflow Management.
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closed 10/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Baymark Partners, acquired Presidium Network Services

synopsis: Baymark Partners, a Dallas-based private equity firm, has acquired Presidium Network Services, a Florida-based IT service provider. The Company provides managed IT services, cloud computing, VoIP phone services, and disaster recovery.
buyer: Baymark Partners
Baymark Partners is a Dallas-based private equity firm investing in growing middle market IT, healthcare, business and distribution services, as well as light manufacturing providing owners with liquidity and companies with resources to accelerate their growth. "
target: Presidium Network Services
Presidium Network Services, located in Lakeland, Florida is an IT service provider. The Company provides managed IT services, cloud computing, VoIP phone services, and disaster recovery.
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closed 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

HMP, acquired Provascular GmbH

synopsis: HMP, a leading global organizer of healthcare events and education, today announced that it has acquired Provascular GmbH, a German-based company producing cardiovascular education and events. Provascular produces the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC), a premier global medical education conference held annually in Leipzig, Germany.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP
HMP is behind Healthcare Made Practical—and is a global, multichannel leader in healthcare events and education, with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community. "
target: Provascular GmbH
Provascular GmbH is a German-based company producing cardiovascular education and events. Provascular produces the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC), a premier global medical education conference held annually in Leipzig, Germany. LINC is a four-day meeting for cardiovascular specialists.
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announced 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Fi360, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Fi360, a leading provider of fiduciary-focused software, data and analytics for financial advisors and intermediaries across the retirement and wealth ecosystem.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,362.20)
Broadridge Financial Solutions is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry. "
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: Fi360, Inc.
Fi360, a fiduciary education, training and technology company, helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors' assets. They provide financial professionals with the tools necessary to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors.
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closed 10/4/2019 via Reuters

Thomson Reuters, acquired FC Business Intelligence Ltd.

synopsis: Thomson Reuters has acquired FC Business Intelligence (FCBI), a global business-to-business events specialist. FCBI delivers high-end conferences and exhibitions to diverse sectors. The business will be rebranded Reuters Events and will be operated as part of the Reuters News division of Thomson Reuters.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,721.00)
Thomson Reuters is a leading provider of business information services. Their products include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting, and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news service—Reuters. "
target parent: Lloyds Banking Group
target: FC Business Intelligence Ltd.
FC Business Intelligence (FCBI) helps leading corporations define future strategy and direction, develop growth opportunities and solve problems facing their sectors. The company was founded in 1990, and is based in London, UK.
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closed 10/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired IKinema ltd.

synopsis: Apple has acquired IKinema, a UK-based 3D animation company. IKinema develops motion capture technology that could morph video footage of people into animated characters. Apple has purchased several small companies with a similar 3D graphics focus in the past, which were integrated into Apple’s Animoji feature.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$259,034.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: IKinema ltd.
iKinema Ltd. is a UK developer of motion capture software whose products are used in the production of films, virtual reality content, and video games. The company provides a software engine that can take motion capture data and use the measurements to animate a virtual character.
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announced 10/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Silver Lake Partners, will acquire TEG Pty Limited

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, will acquire TEG, Asia Pacific’s leading live entertainment and ticketing company, from Affinity Equity Partners (S) Pte Ltd and its affiliates. TEG’s integrated live entertainment platform combines ticketing and event promotion, venue management, data analytics, and marketing services.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Silver Lake Partners
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with over US $43 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London and Hong Kong. "
target parent: Affinity Equity Partners
target: TEG Pty Limited
Based in Australia, TEG is a dynamic and integrated group that promotes live sports and entertainment, provides essential ticketing, technology, and e-commerce services and is a major player in data science and analytics, digital marketing, and customer research.
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closed 10/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Alteryx, acquired Feature Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Alteryx, Inc., revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, has acquired Feature Labs, a data science software company that automates feature engineering for machine learning and AI applications. The acquisition enables Alteryx to help organizations empower every data worker to fill the data science and machine learning talent gap.
buyer: Alteryx (AYX:$309.80)
Revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, Alteryx offers an end-to-end analytics platform that empowers data analysts and scientists alike to break data barriers, deliver insights and experience the thrill of getting to the answer faster. "
target: Feature Labs, Inc.
Launched out of MIT, Feature Labs is a data science software company that designs and develops solutions to automate feature engineering for Machine Learning and AI applications. Feature Labs builds tools and APIs to enable reliable and accurate data science automation.
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closed 10/4/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Tesla Motors, Inc., acquired DeepScale

synopsis: Autonomous vehicles are set to revolutionize the concept of transport. To capitalize on the changing dynamics of the auto industry, Tesla acquired DeepScale, a California-based computer vision startup, in order to develop fully driverless cars. DeepScale is a CA-based computer vision startup that offers AI software for vehicles called Carver21.
buyer: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA:$24,941.43)
Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy through increasingly affordable electric vehicles in addition to renewable energy generation. California-based Tesla is committed to having the best-in-class in safety, performance, and reliability in all Tesla cars. "
target: DeepScale
DeepScale is a CA-based computer vision startup that offers AI software for vehicles called Carver21. Carver21 offers a portfolio of perception software modules that give Tier-1s and OEMs the flexibility they need to create modular, scalable ADAS (Advanced driver-assistance systems).
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announced 10/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

mporium Group PLC, will acquire Click Labs

synopsis: Mporium, a UK digital marketing company whose services include a platform that enables advertisers to automate the activation of digital ads, will acquire Click Labs Group, a UK digital marketing agency focused on multichannel new customer acquisition.
buyer: mporium Group PLC (AIM:MPOW:$24.54)
Headquartered in the UK, Mporium is a digital marketing company. Its services include a platform that enables advertisers to automate the activation of digital ads in sync with Signals and reports on the effects of these activations. "
target: Click Labs
Headquartered in the UK, Click Labs Group is a digital marketing agency focused on multichannel new customer acquisition. With over 90m UK email addresses under their management and a boutique affiliate network they support over 300 Brands.
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$4.75
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announced 10/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Go Global Retail, will acquire ModCloth

synopsis: Go Global Retail announced plans to acquire the assets of ModCloth, a digitally native retailer of unique women's fashion and accessories. ModCloth offers exclusive indie and vintage-inspired women's clothing, shoes, handbags and accessories for 18-35 year-old women.
buyer: Go Global Retail
Go Global Retail is a brand investment platform for strategic investors in the consumer sector. Go Global focuses on identifying attractive targets, investing appropriate capital, and creating value for both investors and acquisitions. "
target parent: Walmart
target: ModCloth
ModCloth is a digitally native lifestyle brand committed to inspiring personal style. ModCloth's lifestyle-driven assortment includes its signature line of feminine, vintage-inspired apparel, offered in a full range of sizes at price points with surprising value.
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closed 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

BitGo, acquired Hedge Connect

synopsis: BitGo has acquired Hedge, a leader in scalable, programmatic deployment of staking infrastructure. Hedge is a complete software platform for running a blockchain-powered business. Hedge reduces the complexity of managing keys and network interaction.
buyer: BitGo
BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors with security, custody, and liquidity solutions. BitGo is the world's largest processor of on-chain bitcoin transactions, processing 15% of all global Bitcoin transactions. "
target: Hedge Connect
Hedge is a complete software platform for running a blockchain-powered business. Hedge reduces the complexity of managing keys and network interaction. Hedge provides Hedge Connect, a fully-managed network infrastructure to support blockchain-powered applications.
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closed 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Gold Star Foods merged with Good Source Solutions, Inc.,

synopsis: Highview Capital has acquired Ontario-based Gold Star Foods, a leading specialized food distributor to K-12 child nutrition programs. Gold Star will merge with Good Source Solutions, a Highview portfolio company and food distributor focused on K-12 and non-commercial segments. The merger will create a new holding company called GS Foods Group.
buyer parent: Highview Capital, LLC
buyer: Good Source Solutions, Inc.
Good Source Solutions is a specialized food distributor serving a wide spectrum of value-focused end markets through a national network of facilities. Good Source serves thousands of public and private-sector customers in the education, corrections, food service, and healthcare, among others. "
target parent: Castle Harlan Inc.
target: Gold Star Foods
Gold Star Foods is a leading distributor of wholesome, fresh and nutritious foods to students in K-12 schools. Based in Ontario, with facilities and operations across the Southwest United States, Gold Star serves students in over 3,500 K-12 schools in more than 500 school districts
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announced 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Blue Planet, will acquire Centina Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Ciena will acquire Centina, a leading provider of service assurance analytics and network performance management solutions. Centina’s technology and engineering expertise will be integrated into Blue Planet, a division of Ciena, and is intended to accelerate Blue Planet’s software strategy of providing closed-loop, intelligent automation solutions.
buyer parent: Ciena Corporation
buyer: Blue Planet
Blue Planet provides leading intelligent automation software and specialized professional services to help clients modernize their IT and network operations. Driven by policy and AI-based insights, Blue Planet delivers the closed-loop automation tools needed to align IT and networking processes. "
target: Centina Systems, Inc.
Centina is the market leader in service assurance analytics and network performance management solutions. Centina's vSure offers assurance of Network Functions Virtualization and Software-Defined Networking assets and enables businesses to successfully operationalize virtual network investments.
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closed 10/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Samba TV, acquired Wove Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Samba TV, the leading provider of global TV data and audience analytics, has acquired Wove, a data integration platform that will strengthen Samba’s advanced data onboarding and activation capabilities, opening the door for advertisers to apply first-party data to targeted connected TV and cross-screen advertising.
buyer: Samba TV
Samba TV is a data and analytics company focused on a next-generation television experience that helps viewers discover and engage with relevant content, and enables brands and agencies to address and measure that engagement effectively. "
target: Wove Technologies, Inc.
Wove is a data integration platform helping brands connect to reach new audiences. Wove has built the world's largest network for marketing partnerships where trusted brands can work together to reach and gain new customers through each other.
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closed 10/3/2019 via PR Newswire

Capstone Logistics, LLC, acquired MileZero

synopsis: Capstone Logistics, a third-party logistics company, has acquired MileZero, Inc., a software company providing logistics tools to the last mile delivery industry. Through MileZero, Capstone expands its last mile capabilities and establishes a broader international footprint, adding operations in Australia.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Capstone Logistics, LLC
Capstone Logistics is a third-party logistics company offering technology-enhanced labor solutions for the full spectrum of supply chain activities. Capstone is a market leader in its industry and delivers service and value to its customers through innovative solutions. "
target: MileZero
MileZero develops software to optimize the world’s largest retail logistics networks and delivery fleets. Their cloud-based platform digitizes the fulfillment and logistics value chain, transforming loosely connected fulfillment functions into dynamic and high velocity parcel flows.
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closed 10/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Hazeltree, acquired ENSO Financial Analytics

synopsis: Hazeltree, the leading provider of integrated treasury management and portfolio finance solutions, announced today that it has acquired ENSO Financial Analytics (ENSO), a leading provider of portfolio analytics for hedge funds and prime brokers, previously owned by CME Group Inc.
buyer: Hazeltree
Hazeltree is the leading Treasury Management solution provider with powerful, proactive performance enhancement and risk mitigation capabilities that generate operational alpha, reduce a range of risks and streamline operations. "
target parent: CME Group
target: ENSO Financial Analytics
ENSO Financial Analytics (ENSO) is a leading hedge fund service provider offering clients the ability to use critical business insights to become more competitive while strengthening their broker relationships. ENSO captures data on more than $1 trillion in hedge fund assets under advisory.
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closed 10/3/2019 via PR Newswire

InterVision Systems, acquired Fotis Networks, LLC

synopsis: InterVision, a provider of IT managed services, on-premise solutions, cloud solutions, automation, and consulting services, has acquired Fotis Networks, an IT professional services and consulting firm. Fotis provides cybersecurity and networking professional services to clients in the government, commercial, healthcare, and education sectors.
buyer parent: Huron Capital Partners LLC
buyer: InterVision Systems
InterVision's mission is to unlock value by delivering innovative technology through a consultative approach. The company delivers innovation through a broad portfolio of IT managed services, on-premise solutions, professional services, cloud solutions, automation and consulting services. "
target: Fotis Networks, LLC
Fotis Networks is a privately held ISO 9001-compliant business providing IT professional services to clients in commercial, healthcare, education, and government sectors. Fotis has built its reputation by delivering resilient, secure solutions that maximize current and long-term investments in IT.
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closed 10/3/2019 via PR Newswire

InterVision Systems, acquired Fotis Networks, LLC

synopsis: InterVision, a provider of IT managed services, on-premise solutions, cloud solutions, automation, and consulting services, has acquired Fotis Networks, an IT professional services and consulting firm. Fotis provides cybersecurity and networking professional services to clients in the government, commercial, healthcare, and education sectors.
buyer parent: Huron Capital Partners LLC
buyer: InterVision Systems
InterVision's mission is to unlock value by delivering innovative technology through a consultative approach. The company delivers innovation through a broad portfolio of IT managed services, on-premise solutions, professional services, cloud solutions, automation and consulting services. "
target: Fotis Networks, LLC
Fotis Networks is a privately held ISO 9001-compliant business providing IT professional services to clients in commercial, healthcare, education, and government sectors. Fotis has built its reputation by delivering resilient, secure solutions that maximize current and long-term investments in IT.
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closed 10/3/2019 via PR Newswire

InterVision Systems, acquired Fotis Networks, LLC

synopsis: InterVision, a provider of IT managed services, on-premise solutions, cloud solutions, automation, and consulting services, has acquired Fotis Networks, an IT professional services and consulting firm. Fotis provides cybersecurity and networking professional services to clients in the government, commercial, healthcare, and education sectors.
buyer parent: Huron Capital Partners LLC
buyer: InterVision Systems
InterVision's mission is to unlock value by delivering innovative technology through a consultative approach. The company delivers innovation through a broad portfolio of IT managed services, on-premise solutions, professional services, cloud solutions, automation and consulting services. "
target: Fotis Networks, LLC
Fotis Networks is a privately held ISO 9001-compliant business providing IT professional services to clients in commercial, healthcare, education, and government sectors. Fotis has built its reputation by delivering resilient, secure solutions that maximize current and long-term investments in IT.
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announced 10/3/2019 via PR Newswire

ReliaQuest, will acquire Threatcare

synopsis: ReliaQuest, the leader in enterprise cybersecurity, will acquire Threatcare, the leader in proactive cyber defense. Threatcare's BAS (Breach and Attack Simulation) solution helps progressive technology companies to measure the effectiveness of their cybersecurity programs.
buyer: ReliaQuest
ReliaQuest is a leader in enterprise cybersecurity. ReliaQuest's GreyMatter platform integrates disparate technologies to provide a unified, actionable view that fills the gaps in enterprise security programs. GreyMatter helps teams to increase the speed and effectiveness of their threat responses. "
target: Threatcare
Threatcare is the leader in proactive cyber defense. Threatcare's BAS (Breach and Attack Simulation) solution helps progressive technology companies to measure the effectiveness of their cybersecurity programs. Their insights and actionable recommendations enable companies to secure more, faster.
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closed 10/3/2019 via PR Newswire

Converge Technology Solutions, acquired Datatrend Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Converge Technology Solutions Corp., a Canadian IT solutions provider, has acquired Datatrend Technologies, Inc., a leading technology solutions provider. Datatrend provides planning, design, integration and project management for data centers, cloud environments, cabling and wireless solutions for multi-site rollouts and the Internet of Things.
buyer: Converge Technology Solutions (TSXV:CTS:$416.67)
Headquartered in Canada, Converge combines innovation accelerators and foundational infrastructure solutions to deliver the best solutions and services to customers. They are building a platform to enhance their ability to provide multi-cloud solutions, blockchain, resiliency, and managed services. "
target: Datatrend Technologies, Inc.
Datatrend is a leading technology solutions provider. Datatrend provides planning, design, implementation, integration and project management for next generation data centers, cloud environments, cabling and wireless solutions for multi-site rollouts and the Internet of Things.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$84
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
5.6x
closed 10/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Lieberman Research Worldwide, Inc., acquired Karma Agency

synopsis: LRW Group, an analytics-powered marketing services company and a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital, announced the acquisition of Karma Agency, a strategic communications firm that specializes in brand management, marketing and public relations.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Lieberman Research Worldwide, Inc.
Lieberman Research Worldwide (LRW) is a global collaboration of data-driven companies. Their abilities to translate human understanding and data analytics into business success has uncovered real growth levers in strategy, innovation, branding, communication, and experiences for top global brands. "
target: Karma Agency
Founded in 1999 with roots in public relations, Karma Agency is a full-service, category-diverse communications firm specializing in brand strategy and digital communications, as well as advertising, design, reputation management, issues and crisis communications, and earned and social media.
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closed 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired ChilliConnect

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired the UK-based ChilliConnect. The addition of ChilliConnect's services to Unity will allow developers to benefit from easier, better integrated access to live operations and backend game management services to build and manage connected games.
buyer: Unity Technologies
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: ChilliConnect
UK-based ChilliConnect is a Live Game Management platform providing game developers and publishers to build, monetize, and operate live games. ChilliConnect comprises a suite of cloud services, including analytics, game backend services, and live operations tools in a single platform.
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