Like Authoria, Inc.

announced 9/29/2008 via BusinessWire

Bedford Funding, will acquire Authoria, Inc.

synopsis: Authoria, Inc., the leader in comprehensive talent management solutions, announced that the company has agreed to be acquired by Bedford Funding – a private-equity firm with $800 million in available capital, based in White Plains, New York – for $63.1 million.
buyer: Bedford Funding
Bedford Funding is a private equity firm specializing in investment opportunities in the consolidating and fragmented technology sector with an initial focus on the software and IT services sectors. "
target: Authoria, Inc.
Authoria® helps the world’s most competitive employers achieve superior business results, by optimizing the way they recruit, develop, compensate, retain, and engage top talent.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Symphony Talent, acquired SmashFly Technologies

synopsis: Symphony Talent, the Employer Brand, and Candidate Experience solutions, announced that it has acquired SmashFly Technologies, the industry leader in enterprise recruitment marketing and candidate relationship management (CRM) technology. Smashfly has played an integral role in the growth of the recruitment marketing category.
buyer: Symphony Talent
Symphony Talent is redefining how employers and talent connect. By applying data-driven consumer marketing best practices to Talent Acquisition, they provide personalized engagement between an employer brand and candidates through smart technology and creative solutions. "
target: SmashFly Technologies
SmashFly Technologies is the industry leader in enterprise recruitment marketing and candidate relationship management (CRM) technology. As one of the first CRM platforms in the recruiting space, Smashfly has played an integral role in the growth of the recruitment marketing category.
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closed 9/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired TimeClock Plus

synopsis: TimeClock Plus, an industry leading workforce management software provider, announced a majority investment from funds advised by Providence Equity Partners, a premier private equity firm that specializes in the media, communications, education and information industries.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a global asset management firm with approximately $40 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing with the vision that a dedicated team of industry experts could build exceptional companies of enduring value. "
target: TimeClock Plus
TimeClock Plus is an industry-leading workforce management software provider. TimeClock Plus delivers best-in-class time and attendance solutions. TimeClock Plus has helped thousands of organizations meet their complex timekeeping, employee scheduling, leave management, and other workforce needs.
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announced 8/21/2019 via Company Press Release

Cegid SA, will acquire Meta4 Spain, S.A.

synopsis: France-based Cegid, a leader in management solutions for the fields of Accounting, Taxation, Payroll, and Human Resources will acquire Meta4, a Spanish software company specialising in cloud solutions. Meta4's cloud solutions provide HR professionals state-of-the-art technology with the best user experience for managing the complete employee cycle.
buyer: Cegid SA
France-based Cegid is a leader in the digital transformation of businesses, offering businesses and the public sector cloud services and management software. Cegid meets the financial, tax, and human resources management needs of companies and public bodies of all sizes. "
target: Meta4 Spain, S.A.
Madrid-based Meta4's cloud solutions provide HR professionals state-of-the-art technology with the best possible user experience for managing the complete employee cycle, from payroll and personnel administration through to global talent management.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

PrismHR, acquired AgileHR

synopsis: PrismHR, the leading HR software platform for human resource outsourcing (HRO) service providers, has acquired AgileHR, a leading provider of cloud-based talent management software. AgileHR helps small-to-medium sized organizations recruit, onboard, and manage top talent.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: PrismHR
PrismHR creates exceptional software and services, empowering human resource outsourcing service providers such as Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) and Administrative Service Organizations (ASOs) to deliver world-class HR, benefits and payroll to small and medium-sized businesses. "
target: AgileHR
AgileHR is a provider of quality cloud-based talent management software. AgileHR helps small-to-medium sized organizations recruit, onboard, and manage top talent. They offer applicant tracking, employee onboarding, performance management, and employee management solutions.
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announced 2/20/2019 via BusinessWire

GetSwift, will acquire Scheduling+

synopsis: GetSwift, a leading provider of SaaS logistics technology, is to acquire Scheduling+, a SaaS platform that combines staff scheduling, task management, time and attendance recordkeeping, and payroll into one easy to use subscription-based cloud solution, which allows businesses of all sizes to reduce the amount of time spent on employee management.
buyer: GetSwift (ASX:GSW:$0.56)
GetSwift is a worldwide leader in delivery management automation. From enterprise to hyper-local, businesses across dozens of industries around the globe depend on their SaaS platform to bring visibility, accountability, efficiency and savings to their supply chain and “Last Mile" operations. "
target: Scheduling+
Scheduling+ is a SaaS platform that combines staff scheduling, task management, time and attendance recordkeeping, and payroll into one easy to use subscription-based cloud solution, which allows businesses of all sizes to reduce the amount of time spent on employee management.
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closed 7/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Reward Gateway, acquired Brand Integrity

synopsis: Reward Gateway, a London-based HR technology firm, has acquired Brand Integrity, an employee engagement software and consulting company that helps businesses build the right environment for employee engagement and drive measurable and sustainable culture change.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Reward Gateway
Reward Gateway helps more than 1,700 of the world's leading companies to attract, engage and retain their best people with an employee engagement platform that brings employee benefits, discounts and perks, reward and recognition, employee wellbeing and employee feedback into one unified hub. "
target: Brand Integrity
Brand Integrity is an employee engagement software and consulting company that helps businesses build the right environment for employee engagement and drive measurable and sustainable culture change.
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closed 3/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Mitrefinch Ltd., acquired Advance Systems

synopsis: Mitrefinch has acquired Advance Systems America, which has been a partner of Mitrefinch for 8 years, selling its time and attendance solutions to US-based businesses. Advance Systems provides robust and secure workforce management software helps leading global companies eliminate manual processes and achieve greater HR compliance.
buyer: Mitrefinch Ltd.
Mitrefinch is a leading provider of Intelligent Employee Management Solutions to medium-to-large organisations in both private and public sectors. Mitrefinch solutions help clients’ measure, analyse and manage employees'​ working time, and deploy human resources more efficiently. "
target: Advance Systems
Advance Systems ensures that businesses always have the right people in the right place, at the right time. Their robust and secure workforce management software helps leading global companies eliminate manual processes and achieve greater HR compliance.
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announced 2/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Elmo Talent Management Software, will acquire Pivot Software Ltd

synopsis: Cloud-based HR software provider Pivot Software announced that they will be acquired by ELMO Software Limited, an ASX listed provider of cloud HR and payroll solutions. Pivot Software provides HR software solutions that enable organisations to improve the effectiveness of key processes like remuneration and performance management.
buyer: Elmo Talent Management Software (ASX:ELO:$18.95)
ELMO is the leading talent management software company in Australia and New Zealand. They provide innovative HR cloud technology to more than 800 organizations across the Asia Pacific region. ELMO offers a suite of integrated Talent Management Solutions and a comprehensive, editable Course Library. "
target: Pivot Software Ltd
Pivot Software provides human resource software solutions that enable organisations to improve the effectiveness of key processes like remuneration and performance management. They enable clients to improve their control over the complex and often emotional human resource processes.
price ($mm)
$6.89
rev ($mm)
$4
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EV / rev
2.5x
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closed 1/11/2018 via PR Newswire

SwipeClock LLC, acquired Shugo, LLC

synopsis: SwipeClock, a leading provider of cloud-based workforce management solutions, has acquired Shugo, a provider of SaaS-based workforce products and services. Shugo's product line includes FileGuardian, a secure way to send files and emails, PUSH, a mobile payroll reporting solution, and HUB, an intuitive and customizable employee portal.
buyer parent: Inverness Graham Investments
buyer: SwipeClock LLC
SwipeClock is a leading provider of cloud-based workforce management solutions that helps their clients manage their most important and expensive asset—employees. SwipeClock enables small and medium sized businesses to lower labor costs, comply with regulatory mandates, and maximize their profits. "
target: Shugo, LLC
Shugo is a provider of innovative SaaS-based workforce products and services for small and medium-sized businesses. Shugo's product line includes FileGuardian, a secure way to send files and emails, PUSH, a mobile payroll reporting solution, and HUB, an intuitive and customizable employee portal.
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closed 7/13/2017 via PE Hub

Inverness Graham Investments, acquired SwipeClock LLC

synopsis: Inverness Graham has acquired SwipeClock, a provider of cloud-based integrated workforce management software solutions that include automated time and attendance and advanced scheduling. SwipeClock's products are sold through over 850 partners to more than 26,000 businesses.
buyer: Inverness Graham Investments
Headquartered in Newtown Square, PA, Inverness Graham is an operationally focused private investment firm with over $500 million of assets under management. Inverness Graham acquires high growth, innovative manufacturing, technology and services companies. "
target parent: NexPhase Capital
target: SwipeClock LLC
SwipeClock is a leading provider of cloud-based workforce management solutions that helps their clients manage their most important and expensive asset—employees. SwipeClock enables small and medium sized businesses to lower labor costs, comply with regulatory mandates, and maximize their profits.
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closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Symphony Technology Group, acquired TempBuddy

synopsis: Private equity firm Symphony Technology Group has acquired TempBuddy, an Irish-based contingent workforce software provider. Their revolutionary SaaS recruitment software integrates real-time availability, scheduling, deployment, time capture, pay and bill and compliance into one intuitive tool.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and being a partner in building great software and services companies. "
target: TempBuddy
TempBuddy’s multi-award winning workforce management software is designed to get the best people to the right place at the right time, paid promptly and accurately using smart mobile technology.
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closed 9/12/2016 via BusinessWire

LG lugar de gente, acquired Eguru

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity and alternative asset investment firm, announced that its portfolio company, LG Lugar de Gente, a leading human resources software provider in Brazil, has acquired E-Guru Serviços em Tecnologia Educacional, a leading provider of Human Capital Management (“HCM”) solutions.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: LG lugar de gente
LG Lugar de Gente provides products and services that support human resources departments of over 350 companies in different industries across Brazil. The Company's payroll solution is primarily targeted at large corporations with over 5,000 employees. "
target: Eguru
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in São Paulo, Eguru is a leading developer of cloud-based solution for employee recruiting and training. Eguru is also the pioneer and leader in the development of assessment games in Brazil.
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closed 1/14/2016 via BusinessWire

Kronos Incorporated, acquired Empower Software Solutions, Inc

synopsis: Kronos Incorporated, the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud, announced that it has acquired Empower Software Solutions, a leading provider of human capital management and workforce management solutions. Empower offers time and attendance, scheduling, payroll, HR management, and tax filing software applications.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Kronos Incorporated
Kronos is the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Tens of thousands of organizations in more than 100 countries — including more than half of the Fortune 1000® — use Kronos to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. "
target: Empower Software Solutions, Inc
Empower Software offers time and attendance, scheduling, payroll, HR management, and tax filing software applications and services that help organizations effectively manage their workforces and enhance employee engagement.
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announced 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

When I Work, will acquire Shifthub Inc.

synopsis: When I Work will acquire Shifthub, a Toronto-based workforce management firm. Shifthub provides staff scheduling solutions. It enables users to trade shifts on the fly; publish schedules; and access on Web and mobile.
buyer: When I Work
When I Work (formerly known as ThisClicks) is a software platform that nearly half a million business owners and managers in over 50 countries rely on for hourly employee scheduling, attendance, and communication. "
target: Shifthub Inc.
Shifthub Inc. provides staff scheduling solutions. It enables users to trade shifts on the fly; publish schedules; and access on Web and mobile. The company also enables employees to link their work checkins to their social network. Shifthub Inc. was founded in 2011 and is based in Toronto, Canada.
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closed 3/4/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

SwipeClock LLC, acquired TimeSimplicity

synopsis: SwipeClock LLC announced that it has acquired TimeSimplicity to augment its suite of cloud-based workforce management solutions. TimeSimplicity is a cloud-based solution that allows employers to: create schedules with drag-and-drop simplicity; view schedules by group, week, and color code as needed for easy identification; and more.
buyer: SwipeClock LLC
SwipeClock is a leading provider of cloud-based workforce management solutions that enable its more than 700 partners to help their clients manage their most important and expensive asset-employees. "
target: TimeSimplicity
TimeSimplicity is an easy-to-use, cloud-based solution that allows employers to: create schedules with drag-and-drop simplicity; view schedules by group, week, and color code as needed for easy identification; and, fill last minute shift vacancies within seconds.
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closed 2/4/2015 via BusinessWire

LG lugar de gente, acquired w3net

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a global private equity investment firm, announced that its portfolio company LG lugar de gente, a leading human resources software provider in Brazil, has acquired w3net, a provider of SaaS Human Capital Management Systems with more than 90 clients across several industry verticals, mostly among the top 500 companies in Brazil.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: LG lugar de gente
LG Sistemas is a Brazilian company specialized in providing software for human resources management. With the strength and experience of a company for over 27 years in the market, offers a complete suite of products that assist in the implementation of activities of HR. "
target: w3net
w3net is a leading provider of SaaS Human Capital Management Systems with best-in-class employee performance, goal management and feedback functions. The company has more than 90 clients across several industry verticals, mostly among the top 500 companies in Brazil.
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closed 12/18/2014 via Company Press Release

TempWorks Software, acquired TempWorks Software

synopsis: TempWorks Software, a leading provider of software and payroll funding to the Staffing Industry, announced that its management team led by CEO, David Dourgarian has acquired the company from founder Gregg Dourgarian, who established TempWorks in 1997.
buyer: TempWorks Software
TempWorks Software Management Team is led by CEO, David Dourgarian. David, 29, has worked with TempWorks full time since 2006 and has led the company as CEO since 2012. TempWorks Software is a leading provider of software and services to the temporary staffing industry. "
target: TempWorks Software
TempWorks Software, based in Eagan, MN, is a high-growth staffing software company servicing the temporary employment industry. They service hundreds of temporary staffing agencies across the country with enterprise staffing software, time and attendance software, and payroll funding.
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$16
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closed 12/12/2014 via GlobeNewswire

USG People, acquired Connecting-Expertise

synopsis: USG People, one of the largest providers of HR services in Europe, further defines its online strategy with the acquisition of 51% of the shares in Connecting-Expertise, an online software services provider of advanced Vendor Management System (VMS) solutions including an online marketplace.
buyer: USG People (USG:$2,904.38)
USG People is a specialized provider of employment services in Europe, focusing on the market segments general and specialist temporary employment, professional secondment and projects, HR services and customer care. "
target: Connecting-Expertise
Connecting-Expertise is an independent, real-time, online software platform designed to support the end-to-end sourcing life cycle and management of contingent workforce.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BNC Analysis

Software Europe, acquired Workforce Metrics Ltd

synopsis: Software Europe, the provider of business process improvement and spend reduction cloud services, has added Employee Relations [ER] case management to its cloud services portfolio with the acquisition of Workforce Metrics Ltd and its core product, ER Tracker.
buyer: Software Europe
Software Europe is a leading provider of online expenses, contract, due diligence and workflow management. Software Europe’s cloud products offer a unique level of configurability which integrate into your business model with minimal disruption and maximum return on investment. "
target: Workforce Metrics Ltd
Workforce Metrics is one of the UK’s fastest growing employee relations software providers. Workforce Metrics helps HR departments improve compliance and increase the visibility of information within their organisations so that efficiencies and profitability are enhanced.
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closed 6/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Peoplefluent, Inc.

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc, the integrated e-learning services and technologies provider, confirmed the successful acquisition of PeopleFluent. As a market leader in human resources solutions for the digital enterprise, PeopleFluent helps companies build and power a productive workforce.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$122.46)
Learning Technologies Group (LTG) was created with the purpose of building a market leading business within the fast-growing learning technologies sector. LTG's portfolio includes LEO, a pioneering learning technologies firm; gomo learning, the multi-device authoring tool, and more. "
target parent: Bedford Funding
target: Peoplefluent, Inc.
As a market leader in human resources solutions for the digital enterprise, PeopleFluent helps companies build and power a productive workforce. Their Talent Productivity Platform unifies talent acquisition management into a single, collaborative experience that attracts the best candidates.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
$107
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$13
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1.4x
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11.2x
closed 4/24/2013 via PR Newswire

Peoplefluent, Inc., acquired KZO Innovations

synopsis: Peoplefluent®, a leading social human capital management technology company, announced the acquisition of KZO Innovations by Bedford Funding. With this acquisition, Peoplefluent significantly differentiates its Communications, Collaboration and Learning offerings within the Talent Management suite with a premier collaborative video technology.
buyer parent: Bedford Funding
buyer: Peoplefluent, Inc.
Peoplefluent is the leading provider of talent management solutions designed to support the entire workforce. They provide the mobile enablement, social collaboration, information visualization and the domain expertise required to empower strategic decision making and true employee engagement. "
target: KZO Innovations
KZO Innovations is a social online video platform used to manage, distribute and capture video content. KZO helps its commercial enterprise and government agencies increase efficiency, collaboration, training and engagement through advanced video capture and management services.
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closed 1/31/2012 via Market Wire

Peoplefluent, Inc., acquired Strategia Communications

synopsis: Peoplefluent™, one of the industry's leading Talent Management solutions providers, announced the acquisition of its Learning partner, Strategia Communications. Founded in 1999, Strategia specializes in the design, development and implementation of innovative Web-based learning, skills and compliance management solutions.
buyer parent: Bedford Funding
buyer: Peoplefluent, Inc.
Peoplefluent is transforming Talent Management through best-of-breed technology and expertise. With a deep focus on business intelligence and analytics, its mobile and SaaS technology give clients the actionable insight required to make strategic decisions that drive better business results. "
target: Strategia Communications
Founded in 1999, Strategia specializes in the design, development and implementation of innovative Web-based learning, skills and compliance management solutions. Strategia's diversified client base includes leading organizations and spans all industry sectors.
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closed 4/4/2011 via Market Wire

Peoplefluent, Inc., acquired Aquire Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Peopleclick Authoria has announced the acquisition of Aquire Solutions, Inc., a global leader in workforce planning and analytics solutions. This transaction unites the broadest integrated talent management suite with one of the fastest-growing and innovative workforce planning and analytics solutions available in the market.
buyer parent: Bedford Funding
buyer: Peoplefluent, Inc.
Peopleclick Authoria is transforming Talent Management through best-of-breed technology and expertise. With a deep focus on business intelligence and analytics, the company's technology gives clients the actionable insight required to make strategic decisions that drive better business results. "
target: Aquire Solutions, Inc.
Aquire is a provider of workforce planning and analytics solutions. From organizational charting and analytics to workforce planning, talent visualization, succession planning, and more, it offers solutions that increase information visibility, expedite decision-making and streamline HR initiatives.
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closed 1/5/2010 via Market Wire

Peoplefluent, Inc., acquired Peopleclick, Inc.

synopsis: As further evidence of its commitment to the Human Capital Management marketplace, Bedford Funding announced its $100 million acquisition of Peopleclick, the leading provider of Talent Acquisition and Workforce Compliance and Diversity solutions.
buyer parent: Bedford Funding
buyer: Peoplefluent, Inc.
Authoria® helps the world’s most competitive employers achieve superior business results, by optimizing the way they recruit, develop, compensate, retain, and engage top talent. "
target: Peopleclick, Inc.
Peopleclick provides software and services that empower companies around the world to find, attract and hire quality people–in less time, with less risk.
price ($mm)
$100
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$60
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announced 9/29/2008 via BusinessWire

Bedford Funding, will acquire Authoria, Inc.

synopsis: Authoria, Inc., the leader in comprehensive talent management solutions, announced that the company has agreed to be acquired by Bedford Funding – a private-equity firm with $800 million in available capital, based in White Plains, New York – for $63.1 million.
buyer: Bedford Funding
Bedford Funding is a private equity firm specializing in investment opportunities in the consolidating and fragmented technology sector with an initial focus on the software and IT services sectors. "
target: Authoria, Inc.
Authoria® helps the world’s most competitive employers achieve superior business results, by optimizing the way they recruit, develop, compensate, retain, and engage top talent.
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$63
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closed 6/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Peoplefluent, Inc.

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc, the integrated e-learning services and technologies provider, confirmed the successful acquisition of PeopleFluent. As a market leader in human resources solutions for the digital enterprise, PeopleFluent helps companies build and power a productive workforce.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$122.46)
Learning Technologies Group (LTG) was created with the purpose of building a market leading business within the fast-growing learning technologies sector. LTG's portfolio includes LEO, a pioneering learning technologies firm; gomo learning, the multi-device authoring tool, and more. "
target parent: Bedford Funding
target: Peoplefluent, Inc.
As a market leader in human resources solutions for the digital enterprise, PeopleFluent helps companies build and power a productive workforce. Their Talent Productivity Platform unifies talent acquisition management into a single, collaborative experience that attracts the best candidates.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
$107
EBITDA ($mm)
$13
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1.4x
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11.2x
closed 4/24/2013 via PR Newswire

Peoplefluent, Inc., acquired KZO Innovations

synopsis: Peoplefluent®, a leading social human capital management technology company, announced the acquisition of KZO Innovations by Bedford Funding. With this acquisition, Peoplefluent significantly differentiates its Communications, Collaboration and Learning offerings within the Talent Management suite with a premier collaborative video technology.
buyer parent: Bedford Funding
buyer: Peoplefluent, Inc.
Peoplefluent is the leading provider of talent management solutions designed to support the entire workforce. They provide the mobile enablement, social collaboration, information visualization and the domain expertise required to empower strategic decision making and true employee engagement. "
target: KZO Innovations
KZO Innovations is a social online video platform used to manage, distribute and capture video content. KZO helps its commercial enterprise and government agencies increase efficiency, collaboration, training and engagement through advanced video capture and management services.
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closed 1/31/2012 via Market Wire

Peoplefluent, Inc., acquired Strategia Communications

synopsis: Peoplefluent™, one of the industry's leading Talent Management solutions providers, announced the acquisition of its Learning partner, Strategia Communications. Founded in 1999, Strategia specializes in the design, development and implementation of innovative Web-based learning, skills and compliance management solutions.
buyer parent: Bedford Funding
buyer: Peoplefluent, Inc.
Peoplefluent is transforming Talent Management through best-of-breed technology and expertise. With a deep focus on business intelligence and analytics, its mobile and SaaS technology give clients the actionable insight required to make strategic decisions that drive better business results. "
target: Strategia Communications
Founded in 1999, Strategia specializes in the design, development and implementation of innovative Web-based learning, skills and compliance management solutions. Strategia's diversified client base includes leading organizations and spans all industry sectors.
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closed 4/4/2011 via Market Wire

Peoplefluent, Inc., acquired Aquire Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Peopleclick Authoria has announced the acquisition of Aquire Solutions, Inc., a global leader in workforce planning and analytics solutions. This transaction unites the broadest integrated talent management suite with one of the fastest-growing and innovative workforce planning and analytics solutions available in the market.
buyer parent: Bedford Funding
buyer: Peoplefluent, Inc.
Peopleclick Authoria is transforming Talent Management through best-of-breed technology and expertise. With a deep focus on business intelligence and analytics, the company's technology gives clients the actionable insight required to make strategic decisions that drive better business results. "
target: Aquire Solutions, Inc.
Aquire is a provider of workforce planning and analytics solutions. From organizational charting and analytics to workforce planning, talent visualization, succession planning, and more, it offers solutions that increase information visibility, expedite decision-making and streamline HR initiatives.
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closed 1/5/2010 via Market Wire

Peoplefluent, Inc., acquired Peopleclick, Inc.

synopsis: As further evidence of its commitment to the Human Capital Management marketplace, Bedford Funding announced its $100 million acquisition of Peopleclick, the leading provider of Talent Acquisition and Workforce Compliance and Diversity solutions.
buyer parent: Bedford Funding
buyer: Peoplefluent, Inc.
Authoria® helps the world’s most competitive employers achieve superior business results, by optimizing the way they recruit, develop, compensate, retain, and engage top talent. "
target: Peopleclick, Inc.
Peopleclick provides software and services that empower companies around the world to find, attract and hire quality people–in less time, with less risk.
price ($mm)
$100
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$60
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announced 9/29/2008 via BusinessWire

Bedford Funding, will acquire Authoria, Inc.

synopsis: Authoria, Inc., the leader in comprehensive talent management solutions, announced that the company has agreed to be acquired by Bedford Funding – a private-equity firm with $800 million in available capital, based in White Plains, New York – for $63.1 million.
buyer: Bedford Funding
Bedford Funding is a private equity firm specializing in investment opportunities in the consolidating and fragmented technology sector with an initial focus on the software and IT services sectors. "
target: Authoria, Inc.
Authoria® helps the world’s most competitive employers achieve superior business results, by optimizing the way they recruit, develop, compensate, retain, and engage top talent.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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