By Higher Logic

closed 10/16/2017 via PR Web

Higher Logic, acquired Real Magnet, LLC

synopsis: Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, has acquired Real Magnet, Inc. Real Magnet is a leading marketing automation platform that helps businesses attract, engage and deliver better email, marketing, social and mobile campaigns.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Real Magnet, LLC
Real Magnet is a leading marketing automation platform that helps businesses attract, engage and deliver better email, marketing, social and mobile campaigns. Real Magnet simplifies marketing automation with its intuitive design.
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closed 10/16/2017 via PR Web

Higher Logic, acquired Informz

synopsis: Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, has acquired Informz, Inc. Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Informz
Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories, create real connections and drive real results.
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closed 2/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Higher Logic, acquired Kavi Workspace

synopsis: Kavi has been acquired by Higher Logic, a leading cloud-based community platform. Organizations of all sizes rely on Kavi® Workspace to encourage participation, control content, and provide traceability across diverse and distributed contributors. Kavi Workspace streamlines participation and simplifies administration.
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Kavi Workspace
Organizations of all sizes rely on Kavi® Workspace to encourage participation, control content, and provide traceability across diverse and distributed contributors. Workspace is a solution that streamlines participation, promotes faster workgroup results and simplifies administration.
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closed 1/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Higher Logic, acquired Socious

synopsis: Higher Logic, the leader in cloud-based community platforms, announced it has acquired Socious, a community software company focused on serving the non-profit and B2B enterprise markets. Socious's MemberCloud platform manages millions of members for many of the world's top associations and companies.
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Socious
Socious offers software and services to help associations and user communities take a members-first approach to growing and engaging their membership. Socious provides a full range of professional services to help organizations manage their membership, grow their community, and plan events.
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closed 11/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired WhoGlue, Inc.

synopsis: Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has acquired Baltimore software company WhoGlue Inc. WhoGlue was launched in 2001 to develop what it calls relationship management software — tools used primarily by trade groups, associations and alumni organizations to mine networking opportunities.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$73,357.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: WhoGlue, Inc.
WhoGlue was launched in 2001 to develop what it calls relationship management software — tools used primarily by trade groups, associations and alumni organizations to mine networking opportunities.
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announced 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Granicus, Inc.

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners has snapped up another Denver technology company. Granicus, which offers cloud-based software for government users, agreed to sell the majority of itself to Vista, the private equity firm that recently acquired Ping Identity, a Denver security firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With over $25 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams looking to reach their full potential. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management, LLC
target: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus, Inc. is the leading government cloud computing provider for transparency, efficiency, and citizen participation. It offers the first cloud platform and product suites designed specifically to help government agencies establish meaningful connections with citizens.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

CivicPlus, acquired SeeClickFix

synopsis: CivicPlus has added another competitor to its ever-expanding suite of integrated communications software in SeeClickFix, a tool that has offered citizens ways to use mobile devices to report issues à la 311. SeeClickFix is an online and mobile tool that allows citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in the public space.
buyer: CivicPlus
By combining intuitive technology with a wealth of knowledge about local government, CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help our clients do more with less. CivicPlus has partnered with over 2000 local governments to streamline their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: SeeClickFix
SeeClickFix is an online and mobile tool that allows citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in the public space. Issues that are reported through the website are recorded on a map for everyone to see and interact with.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Web

CivicPlus, acquired Virtual Towns & Schools

synopsis: CivicPlus, the nation’s leader in integrated technology for local government, has announced it has acquired Virtual Towns & Schools and its Drupal-based content management system (CMS). The addition will allow CivicPlus to offer a CivicCMS product solution that will expand its product portfolio & strengthen its ability to provide a right-sized CMS.
buyer: CivicPlus
CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help clients do more with less. Through the power of their product suites, they have partnered with over 2000 local governments, streamlining their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: Virtual Towns & Schools
Virtual Towns & Schools (VTS) offers a Drupal®-based content management system (CMS). VTS is the largest provider of government websites in the Northeast U.S., and in total, support 450+ municipal and K-12 clients in 15 States.
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closed 5/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

IBI Group Inc., acquired GreenOwl Mobile

synopsis: IBI Group, a global design and technology firm, announced that it has completed the asset purchase of Ontario-based GreenOwl Mobile, including all intellectual property. GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for the public sector.
buyer: IBI Group Inc. (TSX:IBG:$349.75)
IBI Group Inc. is a globally integrated architecture, planning, engineering, and technology firm with over 2,700 professionals around the world. "
target: GreenOwl Mobile
Founded in 2010, GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for transportation authorities, cities, municipalities, and private media corporations.
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closed 1/5/2012 via GlobeNewswire

GovDelivery, Inc., acquired GovInteract

synopsis: GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based GovInteract, an emerging leader in complete Web solutions, including multi-channel emergency communication, for the public sector.
buyer parent: ICG Group, Inc.
buyer: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, helps government maximize direct connections with the public while reducing communications cost. More than 450 government organizations worldwide use GovDelivery. "
target: GovInteract
GovInteract is a proven leader in offering a broad, single-platform, Web solution that links all the services a local government provides and connects those services directly to local residents and citizens.
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closed 10/16/2017 via PR Web

Higher Logic, acquired Informz

synopsis: Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, has acquired Informz, Inc. Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Informz
Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories, create real connections and drive real results.
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closed 4/4/2012 via PR Newswire

DirectImpact, acquired Crowdverb

synopsis: Direct Impact, a leading grassroots advocacy firm that manages communications campaigns on behalf of some of the world's largest corporations and trade associations, announced its acquisition of Crowdverb, a digital management and advocacy firm based in Seattle, Washington.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: DirectImpact
Direct Impact is a premier grassroots public affairs, public education and corporate reputation firm, offering a complete range of services essential to conducting successful grassroots outreach and education, public relations, coalition development and community mobilization. "
target: Crowdverb
Crowdverb's Modern Mobilization™ approach uses a social web technology platform and tool set to build permanent online communities on behalf of clients. Communities can be mobilized instantly and effectively to impact issues and legislation, manage reputations and promote products.
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closed 11/11/2015 via PR Web

Personify Inc, acquired Small World Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Personify, Inc. (Personify), the leading provider of software solutions for the association and member-focused organizations has announced the strategic acquisition of Small World Labs, an online community and social collaboration platform that enables organizations to connect, engage and collaborate with their supporters.
buyer: Personify Inc
Personify is the leading enterprise software and service solution that empowers the best member-focused organizations to succeed. Personify’s suite of products and services enable member-based organizations to better understand, track and manage their constituents. "
target: Small World Labs, Inc.
Small World Labs provides an online community and social collaboration platform to the nonprofit and member-based industries. Small World Labs Community enables organization to better connect, engage, collaborate with and mobilize their supporters in new ways.
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closed 4/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Omnigo Software, acquired QueTel Corporation

synopsis: Omnigo Software, a leading provider of public safety, incident, and security management solutions, has acquired QueTel Corporation, a company that offers software that tracks and manages uniquely numbered items — serialized equipment, physical evidence, digital files, documents, and people — for law enforcement business operations.
buyer: Omnigo Software
Omnigo Software is the leading provider of public safety, incident and security management solutions for law enforcement, education, healthcare and other enterprises, offering easy-to-use and flexible applications that provide actionable insight for making more informed decisions. "
target: QueTel Corporation
QueTel’s offers software that tracks and manages uniquely numbered items — serialized equipment, physical evidence, digital files, documents, and people — for law enforcement business operations.
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announced 9/26/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire GovDelivery, Inc.

synopsis: Actua Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with an investor group led by Vista Equity Partners under which it will sell GovDelivery, the leading provider of cloud-based government communications software solutions, for $153 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: Actua Corporation
target: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery enables public sector organizations to connect with people and to get those people to act. As the number one referrer of traffic to hundreds of government websites, GovDelivery's enterprise-class, cloud-based technology allows government organizations to transform their communications.
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closed 1/5/2010 via BusinessWire

Internet Capital Group, Inc., acquired GovDelivery, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Capital Group, Inc. announced that, together with management, it has acquired GovDelivery, Inc. GovDelivery, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is the leading platform provider of government-to-citizen digital communication solutions. ICG paid $19.7 million for 89% ownership of GovDelivery.
buyer: Internet Capital Group, Inc. (ACTA:$118.96)
Internet Capital Group owns and builds Internet software companies that drive business productivity and reduce transaction costs between firms. ICG devotes its expertise and capital to maximizing the success of these platform companies that are delivering on-demand software and service applications."
target: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery is the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions. GovDelivery’s digital subscription management solution provides organizations with a fully-automated, on-demand public communication system.
price ($mm)
$22
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Vigilant Solutions, acquired Shotcaller Global Inc.

synopsis: Vigilant Solutions, a global machine vision and data analytics company, has acquired the assets of ShotCaller Global Inc., developer of GunOps and DNAOps investigative solutions for law enforcement. GunOps and DNAOps are web-based interactive investigation tools.
buyer: Vigilant Solutions
Vigilant Solutions’ technology helps law enforcement solve crimes faster to keep officers and communities safe. Vigilant Solutions provides license plate recognition, facial recognition and ballistic analysis to deliver intelligence to agencies across the globe. "
target: Shotcaller Global Inc.
Shotcaller Global Inc. is a small but agile group of business, law enforcement and technical experts delivering a field proven and robust GunOps™ cloud-based web solution, located in Anaheim, California.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Y3 Technologies Pte Ltd., acquired Ascentis Private Limited

synopsis: Y3 Technologies has acquired Ascentis, a Singapore-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM), e-commerce, and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions provider.
buyer: Y3 Technologies Pte Ltd.
Y3 Technologies is a supply chain management solutions company based in Singapore. "
target: Ascentis Private Limited
Ascentis is a Singapore-based CRM, e-Commerce and BI solutions provider. Since 2013, Ascentis is proud to be leading the customer engagement innovation in the retail, food & beverage, entertainment, and hospitality industries.
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closed 6/8/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Advanced Public Safety, Inc.

synopsis: Aptean, a leading provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Advanced Public Safety Inc. (APS), a business of Trimble, which provides software solutions that increase safety and productivity for law enforcement and public safety agencies across the United States.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a provider of industry-focused mission critical enterprise software solutions. They build and acquire solutions to support the evolving operational needs of their customers. Their solutions help nearly 5,000 organizations by satisfying their customers and continuing to operate efficiently."
target parent: Trimble
target: Advanced Public Safety, Inc.
Advanced Public Safety, doing business as Trimble Public Safety, provides automated mobile solutions to public safety agencies to address the administrative challenges of issuing traffic citations and accident reports. Their flagship product, Virtual Partner 2.0, is delivered as a SaaS offering.
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closed 1/4/2006 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired Advanced Public Safety, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately held Advanced Public Safety, Inc. of Deerfield Beach, Florida, in an all-cash transaction. APS is a leading software development company that creates mobile and handheld software products used by law enforcement, fire-rescue and other public safety agencies.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,255.00)
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. "
target: Advanced Public Safety, Inc.
Advanced Public Safety, Inc is a leading software development company creating innovative technology solutions specifically designed for the public safety industry. APS was founded by Jeff Rubenstein, an auxiliary police officer with the Delray Beach Police Department in Delray Beach, Florida.
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closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Petards Group plc, acquired QRO Solutions Limited

synopsis: Petards, the AIM quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QRO Solutions Limited. QRO provides end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces.
buyer: Petards Group plc (AIM:PEG:$21.05)
Petards Group plc (Petards) is a supplier of products to OEMs, system integrators and end-users in the rail, security and defense markets in refurbishment and retrofit applications. "
target: QRO Solutions Limited
QRO was established over 15 years ago as a private business based in Northamptonshire providing end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces and to integrators serving the police and security markets.
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$1.58
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired VaaS International Holdings

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired VaaS International Holdings, Inc. (VaaS), the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,532.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: VaaS International Holdings
VaaS (Video Analysis as a Service) International Holdings, Inc. is the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
price ($mm)
$445
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closed 4/24/2019 via AP - Associated Press

Hickok Incorporated, acquired Data Genomix Inc.

synopsis: Hickok Incorporated, a Cleveland-based holding company serving diverse markets, announced the acquisition of certain assets from Data Genomix Inc. based in Cleveland, Ohio. Data Genomix, is an award-winning software company that specializes in social media marketing applications for political, legal, and recruiting campaigns.
buyer: Hickok Incorporated (OTCPK:HICK.A:$66.38)
Hickok Incorporated is a publicly traded holding company serving diverse markets, including healthcare, education, aerospace, and petrochemical. "
target: Data Genomix Inc.
Data Genomix, is an award-winning software company that specializes in social media marketing applications for political, legal, and recruiting campaigns.
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closed 3/26/2013 via PR Newswire

MindMixer, acquired VoterTide

synopsis: MindMixer announced its acquisition of VoterTide, a non-partisan social media intelligence company that has been successfully activating audiences around hot topics and issues for political campaigns, non-profits and special interest groups using social media insight and news analysis technology.
buyer: MindMixer
MindMixer connects municipal decision makers and elected officials with their constituents in a cost-effective and engaging manner. Additionally, MindMixer provides an active and convenient way for citizens to be involved in guiding decisions and policy. "
target: VoterTide
VoterTide is a social media intelligence company for political campaigns, news outlets and issue oriented organizations to instantly make sense of the millions of tweets, Facebook updates, YouTube videos and news story sharing happening online every day.
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closed 11/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired WhoGlue, Inc.

synopsis: Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has acquired Baltimore software company WhoGlue Inc. WhoGlue was launched in 2001 to develop what it calls relationship management software — tools used primarily by trade groups, associations and alumni organizations to mine networking opportunities.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$73,357.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: WhoGlue, Inc.
WhoGlue was launched in 2001 to develop what it calls relationship management software — tools used primarily by trade groups, associations and alumni organizations to mine networking opportunities.
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announced 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Granicus, Inc.

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners has snapped up another Denver technology company. Granicus, which offers cloud-based software for government users, agreed to sell the majority of itself to Vista, the private equity firm that recently acquired Ping Identity, a Denver security firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With over $25 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams looking to reach their full potential. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management, LLC
target: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus, Inc. is the leading government cloud computing provider for transparency, efficiency, and citizen participation. It offers the first cloud platform and product suites designed specifically to help government agencies establish meaningful connections with citizens.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

CivicPlus, acquired SeeClickFix

synopsis: CivicPlus has added another competitor to its ever-expanding suite of integrated communications software in SeeClickFix, a tool that has offered citizens ways to use mobile devices to report issues à la 311. SeeClickFix is an online and mobile tool that allows citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in the public space.
buyer: CivicPlus
By combining intuitive technology with a wealth of knowledge about local government, CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help our clients do more with less. CivicPlus has partnered with over 2000 local governments to streamline their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: SeeClickFix
SeeClickFix is an online and mobile tool that allows citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in the public space. Issues that are reported through the website are recorded on a map for everyone to see and interact with.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Web

CivicPlus, acquired Virtual Towns & Schools

synopsis: CivicPlus, the nation’s leader in integrated technology for local government, has announced it has acquired Virtual Towns & Schools and its Drupal-based content management system (CMS). The addition will allow CivicPlus to offer a CivicCMS product solution that will expand its product portfolio & strengthen its ability to provide a right-sized CMS.
buyer: CivicPlus
CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help clients do more with less. Through the power of their product suites, they have partnered with over 2000 local governments, streamlining their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: Virtual Towns & Schools
Virtual Towns & Schools (VTS) offers a Drupal®-based content management system (CMS). VTS is the largest provider of government websites in the Northeast U.S., and in total, support 450+ municipal and K-12 clients in 15 States.
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closed 5/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

IBI Group Inc., acquired GreenOwl Mobile

synopsis: IBI Group, a global design and technology firm, announced that it has completed the asset purchase of Ontario-based GreenOwl Mobile, including all intellectual property. GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for the public sector.
buyer: IBI Group Inc. (TSX:IBG:$349.75)
IBI Group Inc. is a globally integrated architecture, planning, engineering, and technology firm with over 2,700 professionals around the world. "
target: GreenOwl Mobile
Founded in 2010, GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for transportation authorities, cities, municipalities, and private media corporations.
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closed 1/5/2012 via GlobeNewswire

GovDelivery, Inc., acquired GovInteract

synopsis: GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based GovInteract, an emerging leader in complete Web solutions, including multi-channel emergency communication, for the public sector.
buyer parent: ICG Group, Inc.
buyer: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, helps government maximize direct connections with the public while reducing communications cost. More than 450 government organizations worldwide use GovDelivery. "
target: GovInteract
GovInteract is a proven leader in offering a broad, single-platform, Web solution that links all the services a local government provides and connects those services directly to local residents and citizens.
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closed 10/16/2017 via PR Web

Higher Logic, acquired Informz

synopsis: Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, has acquired Informz, Inc. Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Informz
Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories, create real connections and drive real results.
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closed 4/4/2012 via PR Newswire

DirectImpact, acquired Crowdverb

synopsis: Direct Impact, a leading grassroots advocacy firm that manages communications campaigns on behalf of some of the world's largest corporations and trade associations, announced its acquisition of Crowdverb, a digital management and advocacy firm based in Seattle, Washington.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: DirectImpact
Direct Impact is a premier grassroots public affairs, public education and corporate reputation firm, offering a complete range of services essential to conducting successful grassroots outreach and education, public relations, coalition development and community mobilization. "
target: Crowdverb
Crowdverb's Modern Mobilization™ approach uses a social web technology platform and tool set to build permanent online communities on behalf of clients. Communities can be mobilized instantly and effectively to impact issues and legislation, manage reputations and promote products.
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closed 11/11/2015 via PR Web

Personify Inc, acquired Small World Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Personify, Inc. (Personify), the leading provider of software solutions for the association and member-focused organizations has announced the strategic acquisition of Small World Labs, an online community and social collaboration platform that enables organizations to connect, engage and collaborate with their supporters.
buyer: Personify Inc
Personify is the leading enterprise software and service solution that empowers the best member-focused organizations to succeed. Personify’s suite of products and services enable member-based organizations to better understand, track and manage their constituents. "
target: Small World Labs, Inc.
Small World Labs provides an online community and social collaboration platform to the nonprofit and member-based industries. Small World Labs Community enables organization to better connect, engage, collaborate with and mobilize their supporters in new ways.
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closed 4/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Omnigo Software, acquired QueTel Corporation

synopsis: Omnigo Software, a leading provider of public safety, incident, and security management solutions, has acquired QueTel Corporation, a company that offers software that tracks and manages uniquely numbered items — serialized equipment, physical evidence, digital files, documents, and people — for law enforcement business operations.
buyer: Omnigo Software
Omnigo Software is the leading provider of public safety, incident and security management solutions for law enforcement, education, healthcare and other enterprises, offering easy-to-use and flexible applications that provide actionable insight for making more informed decisions. "
target: QueTel Corporation
QueTel’s offers software that tracks and manages uniquely numbered items — serialized equipment, physical evidence, digital files, documents, and people — for law enforcement business operations.
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announced 9/26/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire GovDelivery, Inc.

synopsis: Actua Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with an investor group led by Vista Equity Partners under which it will sell GovDelivery, the leading provider of cloud-based government communications software solutions, for $153 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: Actua Corporation
target: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery enables public sector organizations to connect with people and to get those people to act. As the number one referrer of traffic to hundreds of government websites, GovDelivery's enterprise-class, cloud-based technology allows government organizations to transform their communications.
price ($mm)
$153
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2010 via BusinessWire

Internet Capital Group, Inc., acquired GovDelivery, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Capital Group, Inc. announced that, together with management, it has acquired GovDelivery, Inc. GovDelivery, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is the leading platform provider of government-to-citizen digital communication solutions. ICG paid $19.7 million for 89% ownership of GovDelivery.
buyer: Internet Capital Group, Inc. (ACTA:$118.96)
Internet Capital Group owns and builds Internet software companies that drive business productivity and reduce transaction costs between firms. ICG devotes its expertise and capital to maximizing the success of these platform companies that are delivering on-demand software and service applications."
target: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery is the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions. GovDelivery’s digital subscription management solution provides organizations with a fully-automated, on-demand public communication system.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Vigilant Solutions, acquired Shotcaller Global Inc.

synopsis: Vigilant Solutions, a global machine vision and data analytics company, has acquired the assets of ShotCaller Global Inc., developer of GunOps and DNAOps investigative solutions for law enforcement. GunOps and DNAOps are web-based interactive investigation tools.
buyer: Vigilant Solutions
Vigilant Solutions’ technology helps law enforcement solve crimes faster to keep officers and communities safe. Vigilant Solutions provides license plate recognition, facial recognition and ballistic analysis to deliver intelligence to agencies across the globe. "
target: Shotcaller Global Inc.
Shotcaller Global Inc. is a small but agile group of business, law enforcement and technical experts delivering a field proven and robust GunOps™ cloud-based web solution, located in Anaheim, California.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Y3 Technologies Pte Ltd., acquired Ascentis Private Limited

synopsis: Y3 Technologies has acquired Ascentis, a Singapore-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM), e-commerce, and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions provider.
buyer: Y3 Technologies Pte Ltd.
Y3 Technologies is a supply chain management solutions company based in Singapore. "
target: Ascentis Private Limited
Ascentis is a Singapore-based CRM, e-Commerce and BI solutions provider. Since 2013, Ascentis is proud to be leading the customer engagement innovation in the retail, food & beverage, entertainment, and hospitality industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/8/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Advanced Public Safety, Inc.

synopsis: Aptean, a leading provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Advanced Public Safety Inc. (APS), a business of Trimble, which provides software solutions that increase safety and productivity for law enforcement and public safety agencies across the United States.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a provider of industry-focused mission critical enterprise software solutions. They build and acquire solutions to support the evolving operational needs of their customers. Their solutions help nearly 5,000 organizations by satisfying their customers and continuing to operate efficiently."
target parent: Trimble
target: Advanced Public Safety, Inc.
Advanced Public Safety, doing business as Trimble Public Safety, provides automated mobile solutions to public safety agencies to address the administrative challenges of issuing traffic citations and accident reports. Their flagship product, Virtual Partner 2.0, is delivered as a SaaS offering.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2006 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired Advanced Public Safety, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately held Advanced Public Safety, Inc. of Deerfield Beach, Florida, in an all-cash transaction. APS is a leading software development company that creates mobile and handheld software products used by law enforcement, fire-rescue and other public safety agencies.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,255.00)
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. "
target: Advanced Public Safety, Inc.
Advanced Public Safety, Inc is a leading software development company creating innovative technology solutions specifically designed for the public safety industry. APS was founded by Jeff Rubenstein, an auxiliary police officer with the Delray Beach Police Department in Delray Beach, Florida.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Petards Group plc, acquired QRO Solutions Limited

synopsis: Petards, the AIM quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QRO Solutions Limited. QRO provides end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces.
buyer: Petards Group plc (AIM:PEG:$21.05)
Petards Group plc (Petards) is a supplier of products to OEMs, system integrators and end-users in the rail, security and defense markets in refurbishment and retrofit applications. "
target: QRO Solutions Limited
QRO was established over 15 years ago as a private business based in Northamptonshire providing end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces and to integrators serving the police and security markets.
price ($mm)
$1.58
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired VaaS International Holdings

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired VaaS International Holdings, Inc. (VaaS), the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,532.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: VaaS International Holdings
VaaS (Video Analysis as a Service) International Holdings, Inc. is the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
price ($mm)
$445
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2019 via AP - Associated Press

Hickok Incorporated, acquired Data Genomix Inc.

synopsis: Hickok Incorporated, a Cleveland-based holding company serving diverse markets, announced the acquisition of certain assets from Data Genomix Inc. based in Cleveland, Ohio. Data Genomix, is an award-winning software company that specializes in social media marketing applications for political, legal, and recruiting campaigns.
buyer: Hickok Incorporated (OTCPK:HICK.A:$66.38)
Hickok Incorporated is a publicly traded holding company serving diverse markets, including healthcare, education, aerospace, and petrochemical. "
target: Data Genomix Inc.
Data Genomix, is an award-winning software company that specializes in social media marketing applications for political, legal, and recruiting campaigns.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/26/2013 via PR Newswire

MindMixer, acquired VoterTide

synopsis: MindMixer announced its acquisition of VoterTide, a non-partisan social media intelligence company that has been successfully activating audiences around hot topics and issues for political campaigns, non-profits and special interest groups using social media insight and news analysis technology.
buyer: MindMixer
MindMixer connects municipal decision makers and elected officials with their constituents in a cost-effective and engaging manner. Additionally, MindMixer provides an active and convenient way for citizens to be involved in guiding decisions and policy. "
target: VoterTide
VoterTide is a social media intelligence company for political campaigns, news outlets and issue oriented organizations to instantly make sense of the millions of tweets, Facebook updates, YouTube videos and news story sharing happening online every day.
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