By Columbia Books & Information Services

announced 3/24/2016 via AP - Associated Press

BLR, will purchase HR, Health Care and Environmental divisions from Thompson Information Services

synopsis: BLR has reached an agreement to acquire HR, Health Care and Environmental divisions of Thompson Information Services. The company is recognized as one of the leading publishers of compliance and regulatory information and training in the fields of federal grants, federal contracting, financial services, food and drug, and more.
buyer: BLR
BLR®—Business & Legal Resources helps U.S. businesses simplify compliance with state and federal legal requirements, and help them become more successful. They do this by offering authoritative content and practical, easy-to-use tools. "
seller parent: Columbia Books & Information Services
seller: Thompson Information Services
Thompson Information Services to provide the most authoritative, timely and practical guidance available in a variety of professional practice areas. Thompson Information Services is recognized as one of the leading publishers of compliance and regulatory information and training.
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closed 8/29/2013 via BNC Analysis

Columbia Books & Information Services, acquired Thompson Information Services

synopsis: Columbia Books & Information Services announced that it has acquired Thompson Information Services, a leading provider of compliance information and training for over 40 years, from Thompson Media Group, LLC.
buyer: Columbia Books & Information Services
For more than 40 years Columbia Books & Information Services has provided users with information on the associations, government relations, lobbying and public relations communities. The company is a publisher of print directories, online databases, mailing lists, and audioconferences. "
target parent: Thompson Media Group LLC
target: Thompson Information Services
Thompson Information Services is recognized as one of the leading publishers in regulatory compliance information in the fields of human resources, retirement plans & employee benefits, grants management, food & drug, health care, environment and energy.
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announced 1/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dods (Group) PLC, will acquire DeHavilland Information Services plc

synopsis: Dods (Group) PLC has conditionally agreed to acquire the business and certain assets of the DeHavilland Political Intelligence division of Emap. DeHavilland is the definitive provider of political intelligence and parliamentary monitoring in the UK and EU.
buyer: Dods (Group) PLC (GB:DODS.GB:$26.72)
Dods (Group) PLC, formerly Huveaux PLC, was formed with the objective of building a substantial, high-quality B2B media group. It operates in the Political communications market and is a leading provider of political information, and public affairs communications in the UK, and European Union. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: DeHavilland Information Services plc
DeHavilland is the best means of understanding and influencing the way government and Parliament behaves. It provides constantly updated information filtered to meet precise needs, accompanied by tools to aid direct engagement with ministers, parliamentarians, journalists and the public.
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closed 12/13/2006 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe, acquired Schulinck BV

synopsis: The acquisition will enhance and broaden the position of Kluwer Nederland, part of Wolters Kluwer, on the governmental market. Schulinck is a specialized content driven company providing Dutch Municipalities with information about the 'Work and Welfare Act', the 'Services for the Disabled Act' and the 'Societal Support Act'.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe
Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory activities in Europe focus on the growth potential of six customer segments: legal; fiscal/financial; human resources; public & government administration; health, safety & environment (HSE); transport. "
target: Schulinck BV
Schulinck BV is a highly specialized knowledge-based company providing its customers, mainly Dutch municipalities, with a Web-based information portal containing highly qualified information on Dutch social security legislation.
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closed 7/11/2005 via BNC Analysis

Emap Communications, acquired DeHavilland Information Services plc

synopsis: Emap Communications has acquired DeHavilland Information Services plc for a debt free/cash free consideration of £18 million, to be paid in cash from existing bank facilities.
buyer parent: EMAP plc
buyer: Emap Communications
Emap Communications is the leading UK trade exhibition organiser and the fourth largest trade exhibition organiser in France. EC has over 300 Conferences in 16 countries. Its leading titles include Retail Week, Broadcast, Construction News, Nursing Times and Health Service Journal. "
target: DeHavilland Information Services plc
DeHavilland is the best means of understanding and influencing the way government and Parliament behaves. We provide constantly updated information filtered to meet precise needs, accompanied by tools to aid direct engagement with ministers, parliamentarians, journalists and the public.
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closed 12/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Government Executive Media Group, acquired The Atlas

synopsis: Government Executive Media Group, a publishing and market intelligence company focused on the federal government, has acquired The Atlas for Cities, an online community for local government officials. The Atlas allows officials to share their success stories, learn what’s working in other cities and build relationships with partners.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: Government Executive Media Group
Government Executive is government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies. Their readers are the high-ranking civilian and military officials who are responsible for defending the nation. "
target: The Atlas
The Atlas is an online community for local government officials. The Atlas allows officials to share their success stories, learn what’s working in other cities and build relationships with partners. The platform offers case studies about scooters, homelessness, green infrastructure and more.
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closed 7/11/2012 via Market Wire

Leadership Directories, Inc., purchased Government Directories from CQ Press

synopsis: Leadership Directories, the premier provider of background and contact information for U.S. decision-makers, announced the acquisition of the CQ Press Directories and First Street. Going forward, current subscribers to these CQ Press products will receive comparable Leadership Directories Yellow Books and online directories.
buyer: Leadership Directories, Inc.
With editorial offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., Leadership Directories is dedicated to providing high quality, accurate and up-to-date information on the key leaders in government, business, legal, media and nonprofit organizations in the United States. "
seller parent: SAGE Publications
seller: CQ Press
CQ Press is a good source for information on politics, policy, and people. It is the leading publisher of books, directories, subscriptions, and Web products on American politics, federal and state government, American institutions, campaigns and elections, current events, and world affairs.
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closed 11/20/2020 via GlobeNewswire

mdf commerce, acquired Vendor Registry

synopsis: mdf commerce inc., a leader in SaaS commerce technology solutions, is pleased to announce the closing of the transaction of Vendor Registry, a company that provides government buyers direct access to thousands of vendors via an online community of digitized paper lists used by both buyers and suppliers.
buyer: mdf commerce (TSX:MDF:$60.07)
mdf commerce, formerly known as Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., enables the flow of commerce by providing a broad set of SaaS solutions that optimize and accelerate commercial interactions between buyers and sellers. "
target: Vendor Registry
Vendor Registry provides government buyers direct access to thousands of vendors via an online community of digitized paper lists used by both buyers and suppliers.
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closed 12/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Phone2Action, acquired KnowWho, Inc.

synopsis: Phone2Action, the leading public affairs and government relations technology platform, has acquired KnowWho, the world’s largest directory of public officials and influencers. KnowWho's primary goal is to compile and maintain the most complete and up-to-date database of contact, and biographical data available from a single, reliable source.
buyer: Phone2Action
Phone2Action is a comprehensive digital engagement and communications platform for grassroots advocacy, public affairs and government relations. Phone2Action's innovative, user-friendly products make government participation accessible in the digital age. "
target: KnowWho, Inc.
KnowWho is a provider of legislator, executive branch and staffer data to the government relations and public affairs professions. Their primary goal is to compile and maintain the most complete and up-to-date database of contact, and biographical data available from a single, reliable source.
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closed 11/13/2013 via BusinessWire

Deltek, Inc., acquired Centurion Research Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors, announced that it has acquired Centurion Research Solutions, a provider of information solutions and services that help companies efficiently and cost-effectively win more government business.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Deltek, Inc. (:$340.54)
Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors. For decades, they have delivered actionable insight that empowers their customers to unlock their business potential. "
target: Centurion Research Solutions, LLC
Centurion Research provides a database of thousands of government contracting opportunities spanning across 5 market segments: Engineering & Technical Services, Info Technology, Operations & Maintenance, Energy & Environmental as well as Architecture, Engineering & Construction Services.
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closed 10/17/2006 via BusinessWire

Centurion Research Solutions, LLC merged with ifour, LLC,

synopsis: Vienna-based ifour, LLC announced that it has combined forces with Centurion Research Corporation, a leading provider of subscription database services for Federal government contractors and a premier provider of Price-To-Win consulting services.
buyer: ifour, LLC
Based in Vienna, Virginia, ifour, LLC helps companies identify, pursue and win business in the Federal IT, Homeland Security, DoD, Aerospace and O&M markets. ifour provides support throughout the business life cycle. "
target: Centurion Research Solutions, LLC
Centurion Research provides a database of thousands of government contracting opportunities spanning across 5 market segments: Engineering & Technical Services, Info Technology, Operations & Maintenance, Energy & Environmental as well as Architecture, Engineering & Construction Services.
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closed 10/29/2014 via BusinessWire

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., acquired Epidemico

synopsis: Booz Allen Hamilton announced that it has acquired Epidemico, Inc., a move that underscores the firm’s commitment to further develop analytic capabilities areas such as population health. Epidemico is an informatics company providing early insights, continuous monitoring and consumer engagement for varied aspects of population health.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (BAH:$6,366.88)
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. provides professional services primarily to US government agencies in the defense, security, and civil sectors, as well as to corporations, institutions, and not-for-profit organizations. The company provides a range of services in strategy, operations, and more. "
target: Epidemico
Epidemico is an informatics company established in 2007 that provides early insights, continuous monitoring and consumer engagement for a wide range of population health domains, including disease outbreaks, drug safety, supply chain vulnerabilities and more.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Forbes

Growth Catalyst Partners, acquired Government Executive Media Group

synopsis: Growth Catalyst Partners, a lower-middle market private equity firm, is acquiring a controlling stake in Government Executive Media Group, government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies.
buyer: Growth Catalyst Partners
Growth Catalyst Partners ("GCP") is a lower-middle market private equity firm focused on information, marketing and tech-enabled services businesses. GCP’s strategy involves targeting growth segments of industries and identifying market leading companies with breakout potential. "
target parent: Atlantic Media Company
target: Government Executive Media Group
Government Executive is government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies. Their readers are the high-ranking civilian and military officials who are responsible for defending the nation.
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closed 5/14/2013 via BusinessWire

Saab AB, acquired Tikab

synopsis: Defence and security company Saab acquires TIKAB, a Swedish technical information provider. The acquisition expands Saab's service portfolio and means Saab can offer a more complete range of technical services, further strengthening the company's competitiveness as a provider of support solutions.
buyer: Saab AB (OM:SAAB B:$4,043.01)
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. "
target: Tikab
TIKAB produces and supplies complete technical documentation to the civil and military market i.e. operating manuals, training tools, workshop manuals and illustrated catalogues. The company founded in 1988 has 67 employees with headquarters in Krokom.
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closed 4/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Jones & Bartlett Learning, acquired Informed Publishing

synopsis: Informed Publishing, an industry leader in print and mobile content for the public safety community, will become part of Ascend Learning and its publishing division, Jones & Bartlett Learning.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Jones & Bartlett Learning, a division of Ascend Learning, is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment and learning-performance management solutions for the secondary, post-secondary, and professional markets. "
target: Informed Publishing
Informed® Publishing creates innovative tools for first responders and health care providers. Since the first edition — originally known as the EMS Field Guide™ — was released, the books have evolved into full color graphics and text professionally printed on tear-resistant and waterproof plastic.
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closed 5/2/2006 via Folio: First Day

Access Intelligence, purchased two publications from King Communications Group, Inc.

synopsis: Access Intelligence, the $50 million Veronis Suhler Stevenson portfolio company covering the aviation, chemical and telecommunications markets, among others, purchased two publications, The Energy Daily and Defense Today, and one weekly newsletter, Space & Missile Report, from 33-year-old King Publishing Group.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
seller: King Communications Group, Inc.
King Publishing Group is a producer of news publications, news- and issues-driven events, and public affairs television. Organizations use KPG to reach important political audiences.
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announced 11/20/2009 via PR Newswire

e.Republic, Inc., will acquire Governing Magazine

synopsis: e.Republic, an innovative media and research firm focusing on state and local government, announced that it has agreed to acquire Governing from the Times Publishing Company. Governing's focus is on providing factual, unbiased coverage on public policy, management and what federal actions mean for cities, counties and states.
buyer: e.Republic, Inc.
An innovative media and research firm, e.Republic has had an exclusive focus on state and local government and education for over 20 years. e.Republic also produces scores of public sector events each year connecting thousands of public leaders throughout the country. "
target parent: Times Publishing Company
target: Governing Magazine
Governing is a monthly magazine whose primary audience is state and local government officials: the men and women who set policy for and manage the day-to-day operations of cities, counties and states, as well as such governmental bodies as school boards and special districts.
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closed 2/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Political World Communications, LLC, purchased "Campaigns & Elections" magazine from Votenet Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Political World Communications, LLC, a newly created venture that represents a diverse group of private investors from the publishing industry, has purchased "Campaigns & Elections" magazine from Votenet Solutions, Inc. The magazine remains the only nonpartisan publication for the rapidly growing political campaign and public affairs industry.
buyer: Political World Communications, LLC
Political World Communications, LLC, a newly created venture that represents a diverse group of private investors from the publishing industry. "
seller: Votenet Solutions, Inc.
Votenet Solutions Inc. is a Washington, DC-based ASP software company that provides self-administered online voting software solutions and election consulting to private organizations, including trade associations, award shows, schools, law firms, homeowner associations and other organizations.
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closed 9/17/2010 via PR Newswire

Pennsylvania Business Council, acquired Pennsylvania Political Report

synopsis: The Pennsylvania Political Report, one of Pennsylvania's oldest and most trusted political newsletters has been acquired by the Pennsylvania Business Councial, one of Pennsylvania's oldest and most respected political action committees.
buyer: Pennsylvania Business Council
The Pennsylvania Business Council provides political intelligence and analysis to the business community since its founding in 1972. "
target: Pennsylvania Political Report
The Pennsylvania Political Report is one of Pennsylvania's oldest and most trusted political newsletters. It has been well acknowledged as the insider's guide to state politics for more than 25 years.
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closed 2/21/2017 via BNC Analysis

Compusearch Software Systems, Inc., purchased ASI Government Knowledge & Learning Products Division from ASI Government, Inc.

synopsis: Compusearch, a leading provider of software and services, has acquired the Knowledge & Learning Products Division (ASI KLP) of ASI Government, a trusted advisor to government leaders. ASI KLP is the leading provider of subscription research, information and educational services to government acquisition professionals.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies. "
seller parent: Excellere Partners
seller: ASI Government, Inc.
ASI Government Knowledge & Learning Products Division (ASI KLP) is the leading provider of subscription research, information and educational services to government acquisition professionals. ASI KLP is a division of ASI Government, a trusted advisor to government leaders.
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closed 3/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Regent Equity Partners, acquired Sightline Media Group, LLC

synopsis: Tegna sold its military and defense publishing division, Sightline Media Group, to California-based private equity firm Regent Equity Partners, which owns companies in digital technology, retail and media. Sightline is a global provider of news, information and marketing solutions in the military, defense, federal technology and C4ISR markets.
buyer: Regent Equity Partners
Regent Equity Partners is a multi-sector private equity firm focused on event driven transactions where capital solutions are required on a certain and often accelerated basis. They partner with management teams to build leading companies that generate sustainably high returns on invested capital. "
target parent: TEGNA Inc.
target: Sightline Media Group, LLC
Sightline Media Group, formerly Gannett Government Media, is a global provider of news, information and marketing solutions in the military, defense, federal technology and C4ISR markets. Their 4 major brands include the Military Times, Defense News, Federal Times, and C4ISR & Networks.
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closed 3/6/2014 via PR Web

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc., acquired LEOAffairs.com

synopsis: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. has purchased the website, LEOAffairs.com, in its 6th and largest acquisition. LEOAffairs.com is recognized as the Largest Law Enforcement Message Board (Blog) Site on the planet and one of the Largest Law Enforcement Websites of any type in the world.
buyer: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
The Bright Mountain Holdings family of websites includes TheBright.com, WarDocumentaryFilms.com and Bootcamp4me.com. TheBright.com is the company’s largest site and offers news, information, products and services geared for Military members, Veterans and First Responders. "
target: LEOAffairs.com
LEOAffairs.com is recognized as the Largest Law Enforcement Message Board (Blog) Site on the planet and one of the Largest Law Enforcement Websites of any type in the world. They have approximately 500 law enforcement agencies online in 18 countries and generate over 20 Million Hits per month.
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announced 1/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dods (Group) PLC, will acquire DeHavilland Information Services plc

synopsis: Dods (Group) PLC has conditionally agreed to acquire the business and certain assets of the DeHavilland Political Intelligence division of Emap. DeHavilland is the definitive provider of political intelligence and parliamentary monitoring in the UK and EU.
buyer: Dods (Group) PLC (GB:DODS.GB:$26.72)
Dods (Group) PLC, formerly Huveaux PLC, was formed with the objective of building a substantial, high-quality B2B media group. It operates in the Political communications market and is a leading provider of political information, and public affairs communications in the UK, and European Union. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: DeHavilland Information Services plc
DeHavilland is the best means of understanding and influencing the way government and Parliament behaves. It provides constantly updated information filtered to meet precise needs, accompanied by tools to aid direct engagement with ministers, parliamentarians, journalists and the public.
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closed 12/13/2006 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe, acquired Schulinck BV

synopsis: The acquisition will enhance and broaden the position of Kluwer Nederland, part of Wolters Kluwer, on the governmental market. Schulinck is a specialized content driven company providing Dutch Municipalities with information about the 'Work and Welfare Act', the 'Services for the Disabled Act' and the 'Societal Support Act'.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe
Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory activities in Europe focus on the growth potential of six customer segments: legal; fiscal/financial; human resources; public & government administration; health, safety & environment (HSE); transport. "
target: Schulinck BV
Schulinck BV is a highly specialized knowledge-based company providing its customers, mainly Dutch municipalities, with a Web-based information portal containing highly qualified information on Dutch social security legislation.
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closed 7/11/2005 via BNC Analysis

Emap Communications, acquired DeHavilland Information Services plc

synopsis: Emap Communications has acquired DeHavilland Information Services plc for a debt free/cash free consideration of £18 million, to be paid in cash from existing bank facilities.
buyer parent: EMAP plc
buyer: Emap Communications
Emap Communications is the leading UK trade exhibition organiser and the fourth largest trade exhibition organiser in France. EC has over 300 Conferences in 16 countries. Its leading titles include Retail Week, Broadcast, Construction News, Nursing Times and Health Service Journal. "
target: DeHavilland Information Services plc
DeHavilland is the best means of understanding and influencing the way government and Parliament behaves. We provide constantly updated information filtered to meet precise needs, accompanied by tools to aid direct engagement with ministers, parliamentarians, journalists and the public.
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closed 12/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Government Executive Media Group, acquired The Atlas

synopsis: Government Executive Media Group, a publishing and market intelligence company focused on the federal government, has acquired The Atlas for Cities, an online community for local government officials. The Atlas allows officials to share their success stories, learn what’s working in other cities and build relationships with partners.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: Government Executive Media Group
Government Executive is government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies. Their readers are the high-ranking civilian and military officials who are responsible for defending the nation. "
target: The Atlas
The Atlas is an online community for local government officials. The Atlas allows officials to share their success stories, learn what’s working in other cities and build relationships with partners. The platform offers case studies about scooters, homelessness, green infrastructure and more.
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closed 7/11/2012 via Market Wire

Leadership Directories, Inc., purchased Government Directories from CQ Press

synopsis: Leadership Directories, the premier provider of background and contact information for U.S. decision-makers, announced the acquisition of the CQ Press Directories and First Street. Going forward, current subscribers to these CQ Press products will receive comparable Leadership Directories Yellow Books and online directories.
buyer: Leadership Directories, Inc.
With editorial offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., Leadership Directories is dedicated to providing high quality, accurate and up-to-date information on the key leaders in government, business, legal, media and nonprofit organizations in the United States. "
seller parent: SAGE Publications
seller: CQ Press
CQ Press is a good source for information on politics, policy, and people. It is the leading publisher of books, directories, subscriptions, and Web products on American politics, federal and state government, American institutions, campaigns and elections, current events, and world affairs.
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closed 11/20/2020 via GlobeNewswire

mdf commerce, acquired Vendor Registry

synopsis: mdf commerce inc., a leader in SaaS commerce technology solutions, is pleased to announce the closing of the transaction of Vendor Registry, a company that provides government buyers direct access to thousands of vendors via an online community of digitized paper lists used by both buyers and suppliers.
buyer: mdf commerce (TSX:MDF:$60.07)
mdf commerce, formerly known as Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., enables the flow of commerce by providing a broad set of SaaS solutions that optimize and accelerate commercial interactions between buyers and sellers. "
target: Vendor Registry
Vendor Registry provides government buyers direct access to thousands of vendors via an online community of digitized paper lists used by both buyers and suppliers.
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closed 12/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Phone2Action, acquired KnowWho, Inc.

synopsis: Phone2Action, the leading public affairs and government relations technology platform, has acquired KnowWho, the world’s largest directory of public officials and influencers. KnowWho's primary goal is to compile and maintain the most complete and up-to-date database of contact, and biographical data available from a single, reliable source.
buyer: Phone2Action
Phone2Action is a comprehensive digital engagement and communications platform for grassroots advocacy, public affairs and government relations. Phone2Action's innovative, user-friendly products make government participation accessible in the digital age. "
target: KnowWho, Inc.
KnowWho is a provider of legislator, executive branch and staffer data to the government relations and public affairs professions. Their primary goal is to compile and maintain the most complete and up-to-date database of contact, and biographical data available from a single, reliable source.
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closed 11/13/2013 via BusinessWire

Deltek, Inc., acquired Centurion Research Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors, announced that it has acquired Centurion Research Solutions, a provider of information solutions and services that help companies efficiently and cost-effectively win more government business.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Deltek, Inc. (:$340.54)
Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors. For decades, they have delivered actionable insight that empowers their customers to unlock their business potential. "
target: Centurion Research Solutions, LLC
Centurion Research provides a database of thousands of government contracting opportunities spanning across 5 market segments: Engineering & Technical Services, Info Technology, Operations & Maintenance, Energy & Environmental as well as Architecture, Engineering & Construction Services.
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closed 10/17/2006 via BusinessWire

Centurion Research Solutions, LLC merged with ifour, LLC,

synopsis: Vienna-based ifour, LLC announced that it has combined forces with Centurion Research Corporation, a leading provider of subscription database services for Federal government contractors and a premier provider of Price-To-Win consulting services.
buyer: ifour, LLC
Based in Vienna, Virginia, ifour, LLC helps companies identify, pursue and win business in the Federal IT, Homeland Security, DoD, Aerospace and O&M markets. ifour provides support throughout the business life cycle. "
target: Centurion Research Solutions, LLC
Centurion Research provides a database of thousands of government contracting opportunities spanning across 5 market segments: Engineering & Technical Services, Info Technology, Operations & Maintenance, Energy & Environmental as well as Architecture, Engineering & Construction Services.
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closed 10/29/2014 via BusinessWire

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., acquired Epidemico

synopsis: Booz Allen Hamilton announced that it has acquired Epidemico, Inc., a move that underscores the firm’s commitment to further develop analytic capabilities areas such as population health. Epidemico is an informatics company providing early insights, continuous monitoring and consumer engagement for varied aspects of population health.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (BAH:$6,366.88)
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. provides professional services primarily to US government agencies in the defense, security, and civil sectors, as well as to corporations, institutions, and not-for-profit organizations. The company provides a range of services in strategy, operations, and more. "
target: Epidemico
Epidemico is an informatics company established in 2007 that provides early insights, continuous monitoring and consumer engagement for a wide range of population health domains, including disease outbreaks, drug safety, supply chain vulnerabilities and more.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Forbes

Growth Catalyst Partners, acquired Government Executive Media Group

synopsis: Growth Catalyst Partners, a lower-middle market private equity firm, is acquiring a controlling stake in Government Executive Media Group, government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies.
buyer: Growth Catalyst Partners
Growth Catalyst Partners ("GCP") is a lower-middle market private equity firm focused on information, marketing and tech-enabled services businesses. GCP’s strategy involves targeting growth segments of industries and identifying market leading companies with breakout potential. "
target parent: Atlantic Media Company
target: Government Executive Media Group
Government Executive is government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies. Their readers are the high-ranking civilian and military officials who are responsible for defending the nation.
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closed 5/14/2013 via BusinessWire

Saab AB, acquired Tikab

synopsis: Defence and security company Saab acquires TIKAB, a Swedish technical information provider. The acquisition expands Saab's service portfolio and means Saab can offer a more complete range of technical services, further strengthening the company's competitiveness as a provider of support solutions.
buyer: Saab AB (OM:SAAB B:$4,043.01)
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. "
target: Tikab
TIKAB produces and supplies complete technical documentation to the civil and military market i.e. operating manuals, training tools, workshop manuals and illustrated catalogues. The company founded in 1988 has 67 employees with headquarters in Krokom.
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closed 4/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Jones & Bartlett Learning, acquired Informed Publishing

synopsis: Informed Publishing, an industry leader in print and mobile content for the public safety community, will become part of Ascend Learning and its publishing division, Jones & Bartlett Learning.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Jones & Bartlett Learning, a division of Ascend Learning, is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment and learning-performance management solutions for the secondary, post-secondary, and professional markets. "
target: Informed Publishing
Informed® Publishing creates innovative tools for first responders and health care providers. Since the first edition — originally known as the EMS Field Guide™ — was released, the books have evolved into full color graphics and text professionally printed on tear-resistant and waterproof plastic.
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closed 5/2/2006 via Folio: First Day

Access Intelligence, purchased two publications from King Communications Group, Inc.

synopsis: Access Intelligence, the $50 million Veronis Suhler Stevenson portfolio company covering the aviation, chemical and telecommunications markets, among others, purchased two publications, The Energy Daily and Defense Today, and one weekly newsletter, Space & Missile Report, from 33-year-old King Publishing Group.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
seller: King Communications Group, Inc.
King Publishing Group is a producer of news publications, news- and issues-driven events, and public affairs television. Organizations use KPG to reach important political audiences.
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announced 11/20/2009 via PR Newswire

e.Republic, Inc., will acquire Governing Magazine

synopsis: e.Republic, an innovative media and research firm focusing on state and local government, announced that it has agreed to acquire Governing from the Times Publishing Company. Governing's focus is on providing factual, unbiased coverage on public policy, management and what federal actions mean for cities, counties and states.
buyer: e.Republic, Inc.
An innovative media and research firm, e.Republic has had an exclusive focus on state and local government and education for over 20 years. e.Republic also produces scores of public sector events each year connecting thousands of public leaders throughout the country. "
target parent: Times Publishing Company
target: Governing Magazine
Governing is a monthly magazine whose primary audience is state and local government officials: the men and women who set policy for and manage the day-to-day operations of cities, counties and states, as well as such governmental bodies as school boards and special districts.
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closed 2/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Political World Communications, LLC, purchased "Campaigns & Elections" magazine from Votenet Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Political World Communications, LLC, a newly created venture that represents a diverse group of private investors from the publishing industry, has purchased "Campaigns & Elections" magazine from Votenet Solutions, Inc. The magazine remains the only nonpartisan publication for the rapidly growing political campaign and public affairs industry.
buyer: Political World Communications, LLC
Political World Communications, LLC, a newly created venture that represents a diverse group of private investors from the publishing industry. "
seller: Votenet Solutions, Inc.
Votenet Solutions Inc. is a Washington, DC-based ASP software company that provides self-administered online voting software solutions and election consulting to private organizations, including trade associations, award shows, schools, law firms, homeowner associations and other organizations.
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closed 9/17/2010 via PR Newswire

Pennsylvania Business Council, acquired Pennsylvania Political Report

synopsis: The Pennsylvania Political Report, one of Pennsylvania's oldest and most trusted political newsletters has been acquired by the Pennsylvania Business Councial, one of Pennsylvania's oldest and most respected political action committees.
buyer: Pennsylvania Business Council
The Pennsylvania Business Council provides political intelligence and analysis to the business community since its founding in 1972. "
target: Pennsylvania Political Report
The Pennsylvania Political Report is one of Pennsylvania's oldest and most trusted political newsletters. It has been well acknowledged as the insider's guide to state politics for more than 25 years.
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closed 2/21/2017 via BNC Analysis

Compusearch Software Systems, Inc., purchased ASI Government Knowledge & Learning Products Division from ASI Government, Inc.

synopsis: Compusearch, a leading provider of software and services, has acquired the Knowledge & Learning Products Division (ASI KLP) of ASI Government, a trusted advisor to government leaders. ASI KLP is the leading provider of subscription research, information and educational services to government acquisition professionals.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies. "
seller parent: Excellere Partners
seller: ASI Government, Inc.
ASI Government Knowledge & Learning Products Division (ASI KLP) is the leading provider of subscription research, information and educational services to government acquisition professionals. ASI KLP is a division of ASI Government, a trusted advisor to government leaders.
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closed 3/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Regent Equity Partners, acquired Sightline Media Group, LLC

synopsis: Tegna sold its military and defense publishing division, Sightline Media Group, to California-based private equity firm Regent Equity Partners, which owns companies in digital technology, retail and media. Sightline is a global provider of news, information and marketing solutions in the military, defense, federal technology and C4ISR markets.
buyer: Regent Equity Partners
Regent Equity Partners is a multi-sector private equity firm focused on event driven transactions where capital solutions are required on a certain and often accelerated basis. They partner with management teams to build leading companies that generate sustainably high returns on invested capital. "
target parent: TEGNA Inc.
target: Sightline Media Group, LLC
Sightline Media Group, formerly Gannett Government Media, is a global provider of news, information and marketing solutions in the military, defense, federal technology and C4ISR markets. Their 4 major brands include the Military Times, Defense News, Federal Times, and C4ISR & Networks.
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closed 3/6/2014 via PR Web

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc., acquired LEOAffairs.com

synopsis: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. has purchased the website, LEOAffairs.com, in its 6th and largest acquisition. LEOAffairs.com is recognized as the Largest Law Enforcement Message Board (Blog) Site on the planet and one of the Largest Law Enforcement Websites of any type in the world.
buyer: Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:BMTM:$7.00)
The Bright Mountain Holdings family of websites includes TheBright.com, WarDocumentaryFilms.com and Bootcamp4me.com. TheBright.com is the company’s largest site and offers news, information, products and services geared for Military members, Veterans and First Responders. "
target: LEOAffairs.com
LEOAffairs.com is recognized as the Largest Law Enforcement Message Board (Blog) Site on the planet and one of the Largest Law Enforcement Websites of any type in the world. They have approximately 500 law enforcement agencies online in 18 countries and generate over 20 Million Hits per month.
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