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closed 9/4/2008 via PR Newswire

Construction Data Corp., acquired BidTool

synopsis: Construction Data, the leading regional provider of information to the commercial construction industry, announced that it has acquired BidTool, a similar information provider based in Vero Beach, Florida.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: Construction Data Corp.
Construction Data Corp. (CDC) is the leading provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry. CDC provides comprehensive commercial construction project information to its subscribers looking for leads and construction bids in web based and newspaper formats. "
target: BidTool
BidTool is a provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Colorado. BidTool has expanded in the MidWest by providing its subscribers with a wide range of commercial construction project information on-line and via email.
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closed 11/3/2017 via PR Web

JDM Technology Group, acquired IndustrySmarts Inc.

synopsis: JDM Technology Group, a global group of software providers for the architecture, engineering and construction industries, has acquired IndustrySmarts Inc. IndustrySmarts Inc. provides on-line business-to-business information portals and development services to contractors, distributors and manufacturers in the building and construction industries.
buyer: JDM Technology Group
JDM Technology Group is a global software business focused on delivering business software systems for the architecture, engineering and construction industries with over 50,000 users served in 40 countries on 6 continents, employing over 300 staff. "
target: IndustrySmarts Inc.
IndustrySmarts Inc. provides on-line business-to-business information portals, and web marketing and development services to contractors, distributors and manufacturers in the building and construction industries.
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closed 8/4/2015 via BusinessWire

CMD Group merged with ISqFt,

synopsis: iSqFt and CMD Group announced the companies have merged. CMD is one of the leading providers of construction information in North America. iSqFt provides the commercial construction industry a leading software-as-a-service solution in addition to bid information both powered by a vast network of construction professionals across the United States.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: ISqFt
iSqFt is a leading software-as-a-service company, serving the commercial construction industry by offering its customers access to a network that connects tens of thousands of general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and manufacturers. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: CMD Group
CMD ("Construction Marketing Data") is a leading North American provider of construction information. CMD’s diverse portfolio of innovative products and technologies includes national, regional and local project leads, marketing solutions and market intelligence.
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closed 11/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Symphony Technology Group, acquired McGraw Hill Construction

synopsis: McGraw Hill Financial announced it has completed the previously disclosed sale of McGraw Hill Construction to Symphony Technology Group. McGraw Hill Construction provides essential data, news, insights, and intelligence to better inform construction professionals’ decisions and strengthen their market position.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and building great software and services companies. STG also provides transformation expertise to enable its companies to deliver maximum value to its clients. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: McGraw Hill Construction
McGraw Hill Construction connects people, projects and products across the design and construction industry. They Provide project and product information to industry news, trends and forecasts, and document productivity tools.
price ($mm)
$320
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$170
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announced 8/6/2014 via Company Press Release

Segulah Advisor AB, will acquire Docu Group AG

synopsis: Segulah IV L.P. has entered into an agreement to acquire DOCU Group Sweden AB. DOCU Nordic is the leading database and services provider to the Nordic construction industry, supplying clients with proprietary project and product information which is critical for its clients’ sales and lead generation.
buyer: Segulah Advisor AB
Segulah is a Nordic private equity firm. They currently manage 8.5 billion Swedish kronor invested in three funds: Segulah II, L.P., Segulah III, L.P. and Segulah IV, L.P. International pension funds, endowments and insurance companies are their primary sources of capital commitments. "
target parent: GMT Communications Partners
target: Docu Group AG
The Docu Group is a European group which counts among the leading information services in the construction sector. As an international, multimedia service provider, the DOCUgroup supplies specialised information, content and solutions for industry, markets, products and events.
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$49
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closed 9/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired Point2 Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Yardi Systems has acquired Point2 Technologies Inc. Point2 develops, markets, and supports online marketing software solutions for the real estate industry. The company also develops, markets, and supports inventory management and online marketing software for the heavy equipment industry.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi Systems has been committed to the design, development, and support of real estate investment management and property management software for nearly 30 years. The Yardi Voyager™ system is the most comprehensive single real estate management platform on the market today. "
target: Point2 Technologies Inc.
Point2 develops and markets web-based inventory management and online marketing software solutions for the real estate and heavy equipment industries across 120 countries.
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closed 5/18/2010 via PR Web

Construction Data Corp., acquired Construction News Service, Inc.

synopsis: Construction Data, the leading regional provider of information to the commercial construction industry, announced that it has acquired the assets of Construction News Service (“CNS”), a similar information provider based in Michigan.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: Construction Data Corp.
Construction Data ("CDC") is the leading provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry. CDC has expanded to thirty-two states by providing comprehensive commercial construction project information and construction leads to its subscribers in web based formats. "
target: Construction News Service, Inc.
Construction News Service, Inc. ("CNS") is a provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry in Michigan and Indiana. CNS provides its subscribers with a wide range of commercial construction project information on-line and via email.
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closed 12/12/2007 via PR Newswire

The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C., acquired The Gordian Group, Inc.

synopsis: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C., a New York-based private equity firm, has completed the acquisition of The Gordian Group, Inc. a leading provider of proprietary database management and procurement services for the repair and alternations segment of the construction sector.
buyer: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C. is a New York based private equity firm that invests in selected segments of the communications, information and media industries. "
target: The Gordian Group, Inc.
The Gordian Group is a company established by the inventor of Job Order Contracting, Harry H. Mellon, for the sole purpose of providing the consulting services, software and documents necessary to develop, implement and support Job Order Contracting (JOC) programs for facility owners.
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closed 6/8/2006 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Construction Research Communications Limited

synopsis: IHS has acquired CRC Limited, of London, UK. CRC was created by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and Emap Construct to deliver a wide range of BRE products relating to the construction industry, ranging from environmental issues to fire safety.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,449.00)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target parent: EMAP plc
target: Construction Research Communications Limited
CRC was created by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and Emap Construct to deliver a wide range of BRE products relating to the construction industry, ranging from environmental issues to fire safety.
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closed 1/19/2006 via PR Newswire

Construction Equipment Guide Ltd., acquired Spec Check U.S. LLC

synopsis: Reed Business Information and Construction Equipment magazine announced today that RBI has acquired Spec Check U.S. LLC, the leading data provider of construction and agricultural equipment specification comparisons. The Spec Check database includes more than 90 categories of mobile construction and agricultural machinery.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Construction Equipment Guide Ltd.
Construction Equipment, is the premier information source for the construction equipment marketplace. Their community provides superior content in-print with its monthly magazine, in-person with events like the Construction Equipment Institute and online with its website, webcasts and newsletters. "
target: Spec Check U.S. LLC
Spec Check provides a must-have tool for anyone involved in equipment product planning, sales or procurement. Our service allows you to outsource all your spec requirements, saving you time and money.
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closed 5/11/2005 via PR Newswire

United Business Media PLC, acquired ABI Building Data Ltd.

synopsis: UBM plc has today announced the acquisition of ABI Building Data Limited, from EMAP plc for GBP12m plus an amount equal to the cash in the business. In the calendar year 2004 ABI generated revenues of GBP5.5 million and EBITDA of GBP1.1 million.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: United Business Media PLC
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target parent: EMAP plc
target: ABI Building Data Ltd.
ABI Building Data Limited is a market-leading provider of construction related market intelligence services in the UK and has been helping companies gain competitive advantage for over 60 years.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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2.2x
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11.2x
announced 11/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Trimble, will acquire BuildingData

synopsis: Trimble announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Building Data based in Rocklin, Calif. Building Data's managed content and software solutions enable Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing contractors and engineers to produce models by including manufacturing-specific content from a proprietary database of 3D data components.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. "
target: BuildingData
Building Data has been managing MEP data content for engineers and contractors since 2007. Building Data is dedicated to managing 3D component data for customers who create dimensionally accurate BIM for 3D coordination and installation.
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closed 1/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Deltek, Inc., acquired Avitru

synopsis: Deltek, the leading global provider of software and solutions for project-based businesses, has acquired Avitru, the leader in construction specification content and software. Avitru is the exclusive developer of AIA MasterSpec, the most trusted and comprehensive master guide specification system in the AECO industry.
buyer parent: Roper Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Deltek, Inc. (:$340.54)
Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with over 2,700 employees worldwide, Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors, professional services firms and other project-based businesses. "
target: Avitru
Avitru is a leader in AEC software solutions. Avitru empowers architects, engineers, contractors and owners to make better, faster decisions. Avitru is the exclusive developer of AIA MasterSpec, the most trusted and comprehensive master guide specification system in the AECO industry.
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closed 8/30/2018 via PR Newswire

Boyne Capital Partners, acquired AC Business Media

synopsis: Boyne Capital has partnered with management to acquire AC Business Media, Inc., a leading B2B media and business intelligence company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, equipment rental, landscape, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain, and digital and data-driven marketing verticals.
buyer: Boyne Capital Partners
Boyne Capital is a private equity firm focused on investments in lower middle market companies. Boyne has successfully invested in a broad range of industries, including healthcare services, agriculture, consumer products, niche manufacturing, and business & financial services among others. "
target: AC Business Media
AC Business Media is a leading B2B media and business intelligence company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, rental, sustainability, landscape, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain markets.
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closed 8/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

AC Business Media, acquired Cygnus Heavy Construction and Logistics Groups

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media announced that it has sold its Heavy Construction and Logistics Groups to AC Business Media Inc., an independent corporation based in Delaware. The Construction Group brands reach the entire heavy construction market, providing integrated media solutions with digital, print, event and social media platforms.
buyer: AC Business Media
AC Business Media is a business-to-business media company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, rental, sustainability, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain markets. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Cygnus Heavy Construction and Logistics Groups
The Construction Group brands reach the entire heavy construction market, providing integrated media solutions with digital, print, event and social media platforms. The Logistics Group includes Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazines, with digital platforms for both brands.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Mark Allen Group, acquired Unity Media Plc

synopsis: Mark Allen Group has acquired Kent-based Unity Media, a publisher of a number of market leading brands in the built environment including: Roofing, Cladding & Insulation, Glass & Glazing, Heating & Plumbing Monthly, Building Products and Your Build. Unity also organizes the RCI Show, an exhibition for the roofing, cladding and insulation sectors.
buyer: Mark Allen Group
The Mark Allen Group is a progressive media business, which delivers high-quality content through market-leading journals, magazines, books, events and websites. Their brands offer unrivalled access to specialists in healthcare, education, business and consumer markets. "
target: Unity Media Plc
Unity Media is an independent publisher of market-leading business-to-business publications for the construction market. Unity also organizes the RCI Show, an annual, national exhibition to support the roofing, cladding and insulation sectors.
price ($mm)
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$5
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0.0x
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closed 9/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Contex Group, purchased Les Affaires, Contech and Benefits Canada from TC Transcontinental

synopsis: Contex Group, a Canadian events first media company, acquired 3 specialty brands from TC Transcontinental, a Canadian printing group. The brands include Les Affaires, a producer of business conferences and newspapers, Contech, a producer of construction trade shows, and Benefits Canada, a producer of pension and benefits conferences and magazines.
buyer: Contex Group
Contex Group is a Canadian events first media company that produces conferences, trade shows and training programs – propelled by powerful publications and websites. It offers quality content across its platforms, and is driven by event activities which represent its core growth area. "
seller: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,325.88)
Les Affaires produces business conferences and a business newspaper. Contech produces construction trade shows. Benefits Canada produces conferences and magazines for the pension and benefits industry. All 3 brands belong to TC Transcontinental, Canada’s largest printing and publishing group.
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closed 5/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

United Business Media Limited, acquired Expo CIHAC

synopsis: Business services provider UBM reported acquiring Expo CIHAC from Centro Impulsor de la Construcción y Habitación A.C. or CIHAC, the Mexican construction industry trade association. Expo CIHAC was introduced in 1989 and is currently among Mexico's ten largest tradeshows and the largest serving the infrastructure, construction and housing markets.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
United Business Media Limited is a London Stock Exchange-listed global media business focusing on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. "
target: Expo CIHAC
Expo CIHAC is currently Mexico's largest tradeshow serving the infrastructure, construction and housing markets. Expo CIHAC exhibitors span the industry including construction materials, machinery, hand and power tools, prefabricated building systems and technologies, financial services, and more.
price ($mm)
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$7
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closed 9/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

Veronafiere, acquired Milanez & Milaneze

synopsis: Veronafiere announced the acquisition of 60 percent of Milanez & Milaneze. Milanez & Milaneze organizes the International Marble and Granite Fair. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Serra, Brazil.
buyer: Veronafiere
Veronafiere specialises in set-ups for exhibitions, shows, conventions and special events, including billboards and visual communication, multi-vision, design and integrated production of advertising graphics and photography. "
target: Milanez & Milaneze
Milanez & Milaneze has been the organizer of the International Marble and Granite Fair since the beginning on 1989.
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closed 7/29/2011 via Company Press Release

UBM Built Environment, acquired Ecobuild

synopsis: UBM plc announces it has acquired International Business Events Limited – owner of the Ecobuild exhibition business. Ecobuild is the world’s largest exhibition dedicated to sustainable building products and is the fastest-growing trade event in the UK.
buyer parent: United Business Media Limited
buyer: UBM Built Environment
UBM Built Environment is UBM’s specialist media division focusing on the Property, Interiors, Architecture, Construction, and Infrastructure markets in the UK and internationally. "
target: Ecobuild
Ecobuild is the world’s largest exhibition dedicated to sustainable building products and is the fastest-growing trade event in the UK. Launched in 2004, the number of professionals visiting the event has grown from 6,100 in 2006 to more than 55,000 in 2011.
price ($mm)
$51
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$15
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closed 9/4/2008 via PR Newswire

Construction Data Corp., acquired BidTool

synopsis: Construction Data, the leading regional provider of information to the commercial construction industry, announced that it has acquired BidTool, a similar information provider based in Vero Beach, Florida.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: Construction Data Corp.
Construction Data Corp. (CDC) is the leading provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry. CDC provides comprehensive commercial construction project information to its subscribers looking for leads and construction bids in web based and newspaper formats. "
target: BidTool
BidTool is a provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Colorado. BidTool has expanded in the MidWest by providing its subscribers with a wide range of commercial construction project information on-line and via email.
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closed 5/18/2010 via PR Web

Construction Data Corp., acquired Construction News Service, Inc.

synopsis: Construction Data, the leading regional provider of information to the commercial construction industry, announced that it has acquired the assets of Construction News Service (“CNS”), a similar information provider based in Michigan.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: Construction Data Corp.
Construction Data ("CDC") is the leading provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry. CDC has expanded to thirty-two states by providing comprehensive commercial construction project information and construction leads to its subscribers in web based formats. "
target: Construction News Service, Inc.
Construction News Service, Inc. ("CNS") is a provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry in Michigan and Indiana. CNS provides its subscribers with a wide range of commercial construction project information on-line and via email.
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closed 9/4/2008 via PR Newswire

Construction Data Corp., acquired BidTool

synopsis: Construction Data, the leading regional provider of information to the commercial construction industry, announced that it has acquired BidTool, a similar information provider based in Vero Beach, Florida.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: Construction Data Corp.
Construction Data Corp. (CDC) is the leading provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry. CDC provides comprehensive commercial construction project information to its subscribers looking for leads and construction bids in web based and newspaper formats. "
target: BidTool
BidTool is a provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Colorado. BidTool has expanded in the MidWest by providing its subscribers with a wide range of commercial construction project information on-line and via email.
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closed 9/4/2008 via PR Newswire

Construction Data Corp., acquired BidTool

synopsis: Construction Data, the leading regional provider of information to the commercial construction industry, announced that it has acquired BidTool, a similar information provider based in Vero Beach, Florida.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: Construction Data Corp.
Construction Data Corp. (CDC) is the leading provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry. CDC provides comprehensive commercial construction project information to its subscribers looking for leads and construction bids in web based and newspaper formats. "
target: BidTool
BidTool is a provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Colorado. BidTool has expanded in the MidWest by providing its subscribers with a wide range of commercial construction project information on-line and via email.
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closed 11/3/2017 via PR Web

JDM Technology Group, acquired IndustrySmarts Inc.

synopsis: JDM Technology Group, a global group of software providers for the architecture, engineering and construction industries, has acquired IndustrySmarts Inc. IndustrySmarts Inc. provides on-line business-to-business information portals and development services to contractors, distributors and manufacturers in the building and construction industries.
buyer: JDM Technology Group
JDM Technology Group is a global software business focused on delivering business software systems for the architecture, engineering and construction industries with over 50,000 users served in 40 countries on 6 continents, employing over 300 staff. "
target: IndustrySmarts Inc.
IndustrySmarts Inc. provides on-line business-to-business information portals, and web marketing and development services to contractors, distributors and manufacturers in the building and construction industries.
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closed 9/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired Point2 Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Yardi Systems has acquired Point2 Technologies Inc. Point2 develops, markets, and supports online marketing software solutions for the real estate industry. The company also develops, markets, and supports inventory management and online marketing software for the heavy equipment industry.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi Systems has been committed to the design, development, and support of real estate investment management and property management software for nearly 30 years. The Yardi Voyager™ system is the most comprehensive single real estate management platform on the market today. "
target: Point2 Technologies Inc.
Point2 develops and markets web-based inventory management and online marketing software solutions for the real estate and heavy equipment industries across 120 countries.
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closed 5/18/2010 via PR Web

Construction Data Corp., acquired Construction News Service, Inc.

synopsis: Construction Data, the leading regional provider of information to the commercial construction industry, announced that it has acquired the assets of Construction News Service (“CNS”), a similar information provider based in Michigan.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: Construction Data Corp.
Construction Data ("CDC") is the leading provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry. CDC has expanded to thirty-two states by providing comprehensive commercial construction project information and construction leads to its subscribers in web based formats. "
target: Construction News Service, Inc.
Construction News Service, Inc. ("CNS") is a provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry in Michigan and Indiana. CNS provides its subscribers with a wide range of commercial construction project information on-line and via email.
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closed 1/19/2006 via PR Newswire

Construction Equipment Guide Ltd., acquired Spec Check U.S. LLC

synopsis: Reed Business Information and Construction Equipment magazine announced today that RBI has acquired Spec Check U.S. LLC, the leading data provider of construction and agricultural equipment specification comparisons. The Spec Check database includes more than 90 categories of mobile construction and agricultural machinery.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Construction Equipment Guide Ltd.
Construction Equipment, is the premier information source for the construction equipment marketplace. Their community provides superior content in-print with its monthly magazine, in-person with events like the Construction Equipment Institute and online with its website, webcasts and newsletters. "
target: Spec Check U.S. LLC
Spec Check provides a must-have tool for anyone involved in equipment product planning, sales or procurement. Our service allows you to outsource all your spec requirements, saving you time and money.
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announced 11/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Trimble, will acquire BuildingData

synopsis: Trimble announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Building Data based in Rocklin, Calif. Building Data's managed content and software solutions enable Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing contractors and engineers to produce models by including manufacturing-specific content from a proprietary database of 3D data components.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. "
target: BuildingData
Building Data has been managing MEP data content for engineers and contractors since 2007. Building Data is dedicated to managing 3D component data for customers who create dimensionally accurate BIM for 3D coordination and installation.
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closed 1/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Deltek, Inc., acquired Avitru

synopsis: Deltek, the leading global provider of software and solutions for project-based businesses, has acquired Avitru, the leader in construction specification content and software. Avitru is the exclusive developer of AIA MasterSpec, the most trusted and comprehensive master guide specification system in the AECO industry.
buyer parent: Roper Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Deltek, Inc. (:$340.54)
Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with over 2,700 employees worldwide, Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors, professional services firms and other project-based businesses. "
target: Avitru
Avitru is a leader in AEC software solutions. Avitru empowers architects, engineers, contractors and owners to make better, faster decisions. Avitru is the exclusive developer of AIA MasterSpec, the most trusted and comprehensive master guide specification system in the AECO industry.
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closed 8/4/2015 via BusinessWire

CMD Group merged with ISqFt,

synopsis: iSqFt and CMD Group announced the companies have merged. CMD is one of the leading providers of construction information in North America. iSqFt provides the commercial construction industry a leading software-as-a-service solution in addition to bid information both powered by a vast network of construction professionals across the United States.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: ISqFt
iSqFt is a leading software-as-a-service company, serving the commercial construction industry by offering its customers access to a network that connects tens of thousands of general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and manufacturers. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: CMD Group
CMD ("Construction Marketing Data") is a leading North American provider of construction information. CMD’s diverse portfolio of innovative products and technologies includes national, regional and local project leads, marketing solutions and market intelligence.
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closed 11/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Symphony Technology Group, acquired McGraw Hill Construction

synopsis: McGraw Hill Financial announced it has completed the previously disclosed sale of McGraw Hill Construction to Symphony Technology Group. McGraw Hill Construction provides essential data, news, insights, and intelligence to better inform construction professionals’ decisions and strengthen their market position.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and building great software and services companies. STG also provides transformation expertise to enable its companies to deliver maximum value to its clients. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: McGraw Hill Construction
McGraw Hill Construction connects people, projects and products across the design and construction industry. They Provide project and product information to industry news, trends and forecasts, and document productivity tools.
price ($mm)
$320
rev ($mm)
$170
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announced 8/6/2014 via Company Press Release

Segulah Advisor AB, will acquire Docu Group AG

synopsis: Segulah IV L.P. has entered into an agreement to acquire DOCU Group Sweden AB. DOCU Nordic is the leading database and services provider to the Nordic construction industry, supplying clients with proprietary project and product information which is critical for its clients’ sales and lead generation.
buyer: Segulah Advisor AB
Segulah is a Nordic private equity firm. They currently manage 8.5 billion Swedish kronor invested in three funds: Segulah II, L.P., Segulah III, L.P. and Segulah IV, L.P. International pension funds, endowments and insurance companies are their primary sources of capital commitments. "
target parent: GMT Communications Partners
target: Docu Group AG
The Docu Group is a European group which counts among the leading information services in the construction sector. As an international, multimedia service provider, the DOCUgroup supplies specialised information, content and solutions for industry, markets, products and events.
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closed 12/12/2007 via PR Newswire

The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C., acquired The Gordian Group, Inc.

synopsis: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C., a New York-based private equity firm, has completed the acquisition of The Gordian Group, Inc. a leading provider of proprietary database management and procurement services for the repair and alternations segment of the construction sector.
buyer: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C. is a New York based private equity firm that invests in selected segments of the communications, information and media industries. "
target: The Gordian Group, Inc.
The Gordian Group is a company established by the inventor of Job Order Contracting, Harry H. Mellon, for the sole purpose of providing the consulting services, software and documents necessary to develop, implement and support Job Order Contracting (JOC) programs for facility owners.
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closed 6/8/2006 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Construction Research Communications Limited

synopsis: IHS has acquired CRC Limited, of London, UK. CRC was created by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and Emap Construct to deliver a wide range of BRE products relating to the construction industry, ranging from environmental issues to fire safety.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,449.00)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target parent: EMAP plc
target: Construction Research Communications Limited
CRC was created by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and Emap Construct to deliver a wide range of BRE products relating to the construction industry, ranging from environmental issues to fire safety.
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closed 5/11/2005 via PR Newswire

United Business Media PLC, acquired ABI Building Data Ltd.

synopsis: UBM plc has today announced the acquisition of ABI Building Data Limited, from EMAP plc for GBP12m plus an amount equal to the cash in the business. In the calendar year 2004 ABI generated revenues of GBP5.5 million and EBITDA of GBP1.1 million.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: United Business Media PLC
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target parent: EMAP plc
target: ABI Building Data Ltd.
ABI Building Data Limited is a market-leading provider of construction related market intelligence services in the UK and has been helping companies gain competitive advantage for over 60 years.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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2.2x
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11.2x
closed 8/1/2014 via Market Wire

NewBay Media LLC, acquired AV-iQ

synopsis: NewBay Media, publisher of leading commercial AV magazines has announced the acquisition of AV-IQ, the AV industry's Equipment, Providers Directory & Industry Resource Center, from InfoComm International. AV-IQ is a comprehensive online resource for the pro-AV industry that includes equipment database, case studies and local service directories.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay Media is the leading information and marketing solutions provider for the Music, AV/Pro Audio, Consumer Electronics/Gaming, Video, Broadcast and Cable Television, and Education. They connect and inform millions of constituents in these industries through award-winning content. "
target parent: InfoComm International
target: AV-iQ
AV-IQ provides North America with the most comprehensive pro-AV resource. Explore audiovisual equipment catalogs featuring the brand-new product data comparison tool and BIM library, and check out the case studies library for cutting-edge pro-AV inspiration.
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Dodge Data & Analytics, acquired Integrated Marketing Systems

synopsis: Dodge Data & Analytics, the leading provider of market intelligence and analytics to the North American construction industry, announced the acquisition of San Diego-based Integrated Marketing Systems, the provider of Advance Notice public construction opportunities to the architecture and engineering sectors.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Dodge Data & Analytics
Dodge Data & Analytics is the leading provider of data, analytics, news and intelligence serving the North American commercial construction industry. The company’s information enables building product manufacturers, general contractors and subcontractors, architects and engineers to large markets. "
target: Integrated Marketing Systems
Integrated Marketing Systems is the only agency-verified notification research firm in the construction industry. IMS research specializes in the delivery of comprehensive industry-focused public project information to architects and engineers searching for project notification and intelligence.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

BiP Solutions, acquired Pro-Mark Media Limited

synopsis: BiP Solutions, the leading provider of business intelligence solutions for the public/private sector marketplace, has acquired Pro-Mark Media Limited - one of the UK's leading construction media companies with an established portfolio of digital magazines and online channels.
buyer: BiP Solutions
BiP Solutions is a global market leader in the provision of public sector procurement solutions, offering buyers and suppliers access to probably the world’s largest database of current open contract opportunities. Over 530 UK government organisations use BiP Solutions services. "
target: Pro-Mark Media Limited
Pro-Mark Media Limited is one of the UK’s leading publishers of quality construction magazines, with over 19 years experience in the industry and a portfolio of 4 national titles. These incorporate UK Construction, Building Scotland, Construction Ireland and SwimConstruct.
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closed 6/21/2013 via PR Web

The Construction Journal, Ltd, acquired Construction News Corporation

synopsis: Construction Journal, a trusted provider of actionable data to the commercial and residential construction industry, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Construction News Corporation, a similar information provider based in Cleveland, Ohio. The acquisition expands Construction Journal’s footprint into Ohio and Michigan.
buyer: The Construction Journal, Ltd
Construction Journal is the trusted provider of commercial and residential construction information for the east coast of the United States. CJ actively researches, reports and tracks construction project information. "
target: Construction News Corporation
CNC News Online is the leading provider of Ohio Construction News and Michigan Construction News, with project leads designed to bring you the most complete and up-to-date construction information service available.
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closed 9/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Batiweb Group, acquired Archionline SAS

synopsis: Batiweb Group announces the acquisition of Archionline and completes its benchmark marketplace strategy. Founded in 2013 and based in Paris, Archionline is the first national web platform to connect individuals, architects and local artisans for the construction, extension and renovation of housing.
buyer: Batiweb Group
Batiweb Group is a website publisher and service creator for all construction, works and housing stakeholders. The company is built around the leading media brand in the construction sector, Batiweb, and HelloArtisan, a website that connects professionals in the home renovation industry. "
target: Archionline SAS
Founded in 2013 and based in Paris, Archionline is the first national web platform to connect individuals, architects and local artisans for the construction, extension and renovation of housing.
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closed 10/6/2017 via PR Newswire

The Construction Journal, Ltd, acquired ConstructionReports.com

synopsis: Construction Journal announced that it has acquired ConstructionReports.com, a cloud-based regional provider of collaborative, construction information located in Phoenix, Arizona. ConstructionReports.com is the leading construction bidding and lead service for commercial contractors.
buyer: The Construction Journal, Ltd
Construction Journal empowers its users through its collaborative network to easily find relevant and timely data, forge key relationships, and pursue opportunities leading to increased revenue. Construction Journal is a leading provider of actionable construction information through its platform. "
target: ConstructionReports.com
ConstructionReports.com is the leading construction bidding and lead service for commercial contractors. Their reporters constantly research new leads and build valuable relationships with local experts who know what construction projects are looking for.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Mason Contractors Association of America, acquired Masonry Design

synopsis: The Mason Contractors Association of America announced the acquisition of Masonry Design magazine from Lionheart Publishing. Masonry Design is a quarterly digital magazine that provides readers with a more in-depth look at the masonry design industry with features, news, and profiles of outstanding projects and the firms that design them.
buyer: Mason Contractors Association of America
The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is the national trade association representing mason contractors. The MCAA is committed to preserving and promoting the masonry industry by providing continuing education, advocating fair codes and standards, and fostering a safe work environment. "
target parent: Lionheart Publishing, Inc.
target: Masonry Design
Masonry Design is a quarterly digital magazine that provides readers with an in-depth look at the masonry design industry with features, news, and profiles of outstanding projects. Their mission is to educate and inform readers about the vital role that masonry plays in the US construction market.
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