Online 1st Half 2017

closed 6/30/2017 via BusinessWire

Dex Media, Inc., acquired YP Holdings LLC

synopsis: Dex Media, Inc. announced that it has acquired YP Holdings, a leading marketing solutions and search platform provider and publisher of the Real Yellow Pages® and YP.com. The combined company, to be called DexYP, provides local business automation software and digital and print marketing products.
buyer: Dex Media, Inc. (DXM:$1,815.00)
Dex Media is a marketing solutions leader trusted by local business clients nationwide. They’re committed to helping their clients create & grow their customer relationships by providing a custom mix of marketing solutions that include websites, print, mobile, social media & search engine marketing."
target parent: Cerberus Capital Management
target: YP Holdings LLC
YP is a media company dedicated to connecting local businesses with a ready-to-buy audience. With more than 60 million visitors each month in the US, YP is the original source people use to find and connect with local businesses, from the popular YP app, to yellowpages.com and The Real Yellow Pages.
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closed 6/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Roche Ltd, acquired mySugr GmbH

synopsis: Roche and mySugr announced that the two partners have signed an agreement under which Roche acquired all shares of mySugr GmbH. Counting more than one million users globally, mySugr is one of the leading mobile diabetes platforms in the market.
buyer: Roche Ltd
Roche is a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people’s lives. The combined strengths of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics under one roof have made Roche the leader in personalised healthcare. "
target: mySugr GmbH
mySugr specializes in all-around care for people with diabetes. Its apps and services combine diabetes coaching, therapy management, unlimited test-strips, automated data tracking, and seamless integration with a growing number of medical devices to ease the daily burden of living with diabetes.
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closed 6/29/2017 via Market Wire

NinthDecimal, acquired MoLOGIQ, Inc.

synopsis: NinthDecimal, the leading marketing platform powered by location data, announced that it has acquired MoLOGIQ, Inc., an innovative mobile audience platform. The acquisition will accelerate NinthDecimal's data initiatives as it continues to address the growing business needs of its customers and partners.
buyer: NinthDecimal
NinthDecimal is the marketing platform powered by location data. It harnesses this data to build a precise understanding of consumers' physical-world behavior. Clients activate this customer intelligence through audience targeting, measurement, insights, and data licensing solutions. "
target: MoLOGIQ, Inc.
MoLOGIQ, Inc. is an innovative mobile audience platform. MoLOGIQ taps into mobile behavioral insights to provide marketers with a better understanding of what makes consumers engage with media campaigns. The MoLOGIQ audience platform processes billions of data signals from various sources.
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announced 6/29/2017 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Cloudyn

synopsis: Microsoft has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cloudyn, an innovative company that helps enterprises and managed service providers optimize their investments in cloud services. Cloudyn gives enterprise customers tools to identify, measure and analyze consumption, enable accountability and forecast future cloud spending.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: Cloudyn
Cloudyn is an innovative company that helps enterprises and managed service providers optimize their investments in cloud services. Cloudyn gives enterprise customers tools to identify, measure and analyze consumption, enable accountability and forecast future cloud spending.
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closed 6/29/2017 via PR Web

BrightBytes, acquired Authentica Solutions

synopsis: BrightBytes, a learning analytics organization, announced the acquisition of Authentica Solutions, the developer of DataSense, an education data Integration Platform as a Service (IPaaS). Authentica partners with the top enterprise solutions in edtech to help educators at every organizational level meet data management requirements.
buyer: BrightBytes
BrightBytes is a learning analytics organization that translates complex analysis and educational research into fast actions that drive student learning. Their flagship platform, Clarity, measures modern learning outcomes and provides visualized results that are educative, engaging, and actionable. "
target: Authentica Solutions
Authentica Solutions is an education data management company providing data driven software solutions with a core focus on K-12 Data Integration, Centralized Data Management, Education Analytics, and Custom EdTech Solutions.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

Marquis Software Solutions, Inc., acquired DocuMatix, LLC

synopsis: Marquis, a leading provider of marketing analytics software and professional services for mid-tier banks and credit unions, has acquired DocuMatix, a trusted provider of email marketing solutions used by over 350 credit unions and banks.
buyer parent: Falfurrias Capital
buyer: Marquis Software Solutions, Inc.
MARQUIS is a Plano, Texas-based company that is focused on getting results for over 400 financial institutions nationwide. MARQUIS sets its clients apart from their competition by providing expertise in data analytics, MCIF, CRM, strategic consulting, profitability and direct marketing. "
target: DocuMatix, LLC
At DocuMatix, they simplify communications for credit unions and other financial institutions. DocuMatix is a trusted provider of email marketing solutions used by over 350 credit unions and banks.
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closed 6/29/2017 via PR Newswire

Ensono, acquired Inframon

synopsis: Ensono, a leading hybrid IT services provider, has acquired Inframon, a UK-based cloud transformation company. Inframon is a specialist cloud service provider that helps businesses transform their IT from legacy to cloud computing models.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Ensono
For business leaders managing lots of complexity or disrupting the status quo, Ensono delivers complete Hybrid IT services and governance, from cloud to mainframe, tailored to each client's journey. "
target: Inframon
Inframon is a UK-based cloud transformation company. Inframon is well-known for its expertise in transitioning large Microsoft-centric organizations to cloud technologies.
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closed 6/29/2017 via GlobeNewswire

The Muse, acquired Brand Amper

synopsis: The Muse, the beloved and trusted partner for companies looking to attract and retain the best talent, announced the acquisition of Brand Amper, a brand building tool that enables companies to collect data and actionable insights on their culture, values, and employee sentiment.
buyer: The Muse
The Muse helps people navigate their entire career journey. They offer expert advice alongside a job search experience that’s engaging. They help companies recruit top talent from a diverse pool of qualified candidates. "
target: Brand Amper
Brand Amper is a SaaS technology that engages employees and elevates their stories into the two things companies need for recruitment marketing success: content and insights.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

Sonatype, Inc., acquired Vor Security

synopsis: Sonatype, a leader in software supply chain automation, announced that it has acquired Vor Security, a company that is behind the OSS Index, an innovative and free online index of known open source software vulnerabilities.
buyer: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leading provider of DevOps-native tools to automate modern software supply chains. As the creators of Apache Maven, the Central Repository, and Nexus Repository, Sonatype pioneered componentized software development and has a rich history of supporting open source innovation. "
target: Vor Security
Vor Security is behind the OSS Index, an innovative and free online index of known open source software vulnerabilities. Today, the index contains more than 2.1 million packages and detailed information on more than 120,000 vulnerabilities across an array of open source ecosystems.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

InfoScout, Inc. merged with Market Track,

synopsis: Market Track, LLC, the market-leading provider of competitive business intelligence solutions, announced that it has joined forces with InfoScout, the first company to truly capture omnichannel purchase behaviors and attitudes that reflect the fluidity with which consumers shop across retail channels today.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Market Track
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Market Track is the leading provider of advertising, promotion, and eCommerce intelligence solutions, offering the most comprehensive coverage of key media channels available. "
target: InfoScout, Inc.
InfoScout helps brands and retailers grow via next generation consumer insights derived from America’s largest purchase panel. They are the first company to truly capture omnichannel purchase behaviors and attitudes that reflect the fluidity with which consumers shop across retail channels today.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

Tikehau Capital, acquired Credit.fr

synopsis: Tikehau Capital announced it has completed the acquisition of Credit.fr, the French specialist in crowdlending for small businesses financing. Credit.fr is renowned for the quality of its solutions, its scoring system and its user-friendly website.
buyer: Tikehau Capital (ENXTPA:TKO:$14.87)
Tikehau Capital is an asset management and investment group which manages approximately €10bn of assets, with shareholders’ equity of €1.5bn. The group invests in various asset classes (private debt, real-estate, private equity and liquid strategies). "
target: Credit.fr
Credit.fr enables retail clients to lend directly to rigorously-selected smaller businesses and SMEs under advantageous conditions for the borrowing companies and paying an attractive yield to lenders. Credit.fr is renowned for its scoring system and its user-friendly website.
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closed 6/29/2017 via PR Newswire

jClub, acquired Choxi

synopsis: Club, a discount e-commerce retail store, announced it has acquired all of the assets, including the multi-million customer database, of Choxi.com Inc., an online shopping platform that declared bankruptcy in December 2016. Choxi sells apparel, beauty products, handbags, shoes, accessories, electronics and more.
buyer: jClub
Founded in 2014, Jclub.com is an online shopping destination that offers all daily based products like apparel from infant to adults, electronics, home goods, accessories and jewelry. "
target: Choxi
Choxi.com, Inc. operates an online store. It sells apparel, beauty products, handbags, shoes, and accessories for women and men; bath products, bedding products, kitchen products, and rugs; electronics; jewelry; products for kids; and lifestyle products.
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announced 6/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Nordic Leisure AB, will acquire Kama Net AB

synopsis: Nordic Leisure has entered into a binding agreement to acquire all the shares in the Kama Net AB, a Swedish company active in network marketing, affiliation directed towards the global online market for casino gaming.
buyer: Nordic Leisure AB (OM:NLAB:$19.48)
Nordic Leisure owns and manages companies in the gaming and media sectors, and has two business areas: iGaming (online gaming) and Media (affiliation primarily in Internet). The operational activities within the iGaming consolidated in the wholly owned Lifland Gaming Group. "
target: Kama Net AB
Kama Net AB is a Swedish company active in network marketing, affiliation directed towards the global online market for casino gaming.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Progress Software Corporation, acquired Kinvey

synopsis: Progress announced it has acquired Kinvey, a privately-held company based in Boston and leader in Backend as a Service (BaaS) technology. Kinvey is used by organizations across industries to build and deploy modern applications.
buyer: Progress Software Corporation (PRGS:$391.30)
Progress offers the leading platform for developing and deploying mission-critical business applications. Progress empowers enterprises and ISVs to build and deliver cognitive-first applications, that harness big data to derive business insights and competitive advantage. "
target: Kinvey
Kinvey is a privately-held company based in Boston and leader in Backend as a Service (BaaS) technology. Kinvey is used by organizations across industries to build and deploy modern applications including, Schneider Electric, Vmware, Bell and Howell, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health.
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closed 6/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

You & Mr Jones, acquired Mobkoi

synopsis: You & Mr Jones, the world’s first Brandtech group, has acquired Mobkoi. Mobkoi helps advertisers create mobile ad campaigns with an emphasis on mobile video by offering access to premium mobile inventory, a suite of full-screen creatives and analytic tools. Their clients include Bally, Bentley, Canon, Maserati, Montblanc, Mulberry and Nespresso.
buyer: You & Mr Jones
You & Mr Jones is the world’s first Brandtech group, a global marketplace for content creation and distribution that will use technology to help businesses to build brands better, faster & cheaper. "
target: Mobkoi
Mobkoi helps advertisers create mobile ad campaigns with an emphasis on mobile video by offering access to premium mobile inventory, a suite of full-screen creatives and analytic tools. Among its client list are Bally, Bentley, Canon, GE, Maserati, Montblanc, Mulberry and Nespresso.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

MailUp, acquired MailCult Srl

synopsis: MailUp, a complete email & SMS delivery solution, announces its completion of the acqui-hire of MailCult, a visual, drag-&-drop email template creator. MailCult users can create stunning emails by themselves for free. No coding skills are required, just drag and drop.
buyer: MailUp (BIT:MAIL:$36.94)
MailUp is a complete email & SMS delivery solution that combines advanced email marketing features with SMTP relay and plugins for ecommerce, CRM and CMS systems. Their flexibile and unique pay-per-speed pricing model translates into unlimited lists, unlimited recipients and unlimited messages. "
target: MailCult Srl
MailCult is a visual, drag-&-drop email template creator. Users can create stunning emails by themselves for free. No coding skills are required, just drag and drop.
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announced 6/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

XLMedia plc, will acquire Securethoughts.com

synopsis: XLMedia, a leading provider of performance marketing, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Securethoughts.com ("Securethoughts"), a leading US cyber security comparison website. The acquisition is expected to be immedietly earnings enhancing post its completion in the third quarter of 2017.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$117.87)
XLMedia is a leading provider of digital performance marketing. The Group uses proprietary tools and methodologies to generate high value traffic for their customers, in return for a revenue share, fixed fees or a hybrid of both. "
target: Securethoughts.com
Securethoughts.com ("Securethoughts"), a leading US cyber security comparison website. Securethoughts helps people protect their freedom by providing advice, guides and support that help everyday people protect their digital communications, actions and discussions.
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closed 6/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Intrepid

synopsis: Accenture, a leading global professional services company, has acquired Boston-based mobile design and development firm Intrepid. Intrepid is an end-to-end digital product strategy, design and development company with offices in Cambridge, MA and Union Square, NYC.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,215.01)
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance. "
target: Intrepid
Intrepid is an end-to-end digital product strategy, design and development company with expertise in product strategy, design thinking, user-experience design/research, and impeccable development for iOS, Android, Back-end, Web, and embedded systems.
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closed 6/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Luvbyrd, acquired Yonder

synopsis: Luvbyrd, a dating app for outdoor enthusiasts, has acquired a social outdoor adventure app called Yonder. Yonder is an outdoor recreation and adventure platform that helps people find and share outdoor excursions. Yonder creates this social guide using a mixture of crowd-sourced experiences and image sharing.
buyer: Luvbyrd
Luvbyrd is a dating app for outdoor enthusiasts. Built by founder Mike Keshian, Luvbyrd is a niche dating product that lets lovers of the outdoors connect over common interests – whether skiing, running, fishing or surfing. "
target: Yonder
Yonder is a social outdoor adventure app. It is an outdoor recreation and adventure platform that helps people find and share outdoor excursions. Yonder creates this social guide using a mixture of crowd-sourced experiences and image sharing.
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Nelson Education Ltd, will purchase Technology Assets from Edusight

synopsis: NELSON, Canada's leading educational publisher, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the technology assets of Edusight, an innovative digital portfolio developed to empower students and educators to take charge of their own educational journey.
buyer: Nelson Education Ltd
Nelson is Canada's leading educational publisher providing innovative products and solutions for learners of all ages. Nelson values and respects the lifelong learning continuum and dedicates its business efforts to the diverse learning needs of students and educators alike. "
seller: Edusight
The acquisition includes the technology assets of Edusight. Edusight delivers significant benefits in the area of student assessment, drives teacher engagement and captures valuable real-time data for students and teachers alike across kindergarten to grade 12.
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YP Holdings LLC

mySugr GmbH

MoLOGIQ, Inc.

Cloudyn

Authentica Solutions

DocuMatix, LLC

Inframon

Brand Amper

Vor Security

InfoScout, Inc.

Credit.fr

Choxi

Kama Net AB

Kinvey

Mobkoi

MailCult Srl

Securethoughts.com

Intrepid

Yonder

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