Like Learning Seat Pty Ltd

closed 11/2/2012 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, Wingate Group, acquired Learning Seat Pty Ltd

synopsis: Wingate Private Equity has, jointly with Learning Seat management and The Riverside Company, acquired Learning Seat Pty Ltd from News Limited. Learning Seat is a leading supplier of web based organisational learning for corporations, government groups, industry associations and commercial training providers.
buyer: The Riverside Company
buyer: Wingate Group
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to €200 million. Wingate is a private investment and advisory firm specialising in private equity, specialised finance, property and listed investments. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Learning Seat Pty Ltd
Learning Seat provides individually branded, web based organisational Learning Centres that inspire, grow and empower employees with access to one of Australia’s largest collections of online courses, training tools and e-learning resources.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kallidus LMS, acquired Engage in Learning

synopsis: Kallidus, an industry leading provider of learning and talent management solutions, has acquired Engage in Learning, a UK-based eLearning specialist. Engage in Learning produces interactive and engaging eLearning courses for compliance, health and safety, leadership, IT, and soft skills development.
buyer parent: Apse Capital Limited
buyer: Kallidus LMS
Kallidus is a leading provider of integrated learning and talent solutions. Their award-winning, cost-effective SaaS solutions allows businesses to manage and deliver learning programmes and to develop the talent, skills and performance of their people. "
target: Engage in Learning
Engage in Learning is a UK-based eLearning specialist. Engage in Learning produces interactive and engaging eLearning courses that enable businesses to unlock the potential of their workforce. They offer courses for compliance, health and safety, leadership, IT, and soft skills development.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Grace Hill, acquired The Strategic Solution

synopsis: Grace Hill, a company that develops best-in-class online training courseware and administration solely for the property management industry, announced the acquisition of The Strategic Solution, a company dedicated to providing quality, web-based policy and procedure manuals to a variety of businesses.
buyer parent: Stone Point Capital, LLC
buyer: Grace Hill
Grace Hill develops best-in-class online training courseware and administration solely for the property management industry. For more than 20 years, Grace Hill has helped people, teams and companies in the multifamily industry improve performance and reduce risk. "
target: The Strategic Solution
The Strategic Solution is dedicated to providing quality, web-based policy and procedure manuals to a variety of businesses. They are based in the Dallas, TX area.
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closed 5/22/2018 via Company Press Release

KnowBe4, acquired exploqii GmbH

synopsis: KnowBe4, provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, announced that it has acquired international content provider exploqii. Exploqii provides a multi-lingual library of pre-produced 2-minute educational videos in the categories of cybersecurity, security, data privacy and compliance.
buyer: KnowBe4
KnowBe4, the provider of the most popular integrated new-school security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 13,000 organizations worldwide. KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness of social engineering tactics. "
target: exploqii GmbH
In addition to the creation of bespoke explanatory animation videos, exploqii provides a multi-lingual library of pre-produced 2-minute educational videos in the categories of cybersecurity, security, data privacy and compliance.
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closed 12/4/2017 via GlobeNewswire

CallidusCloud, acquired Learning Seat Pty Ltd

synopsis: Callidus Software Inc., a global leader in cloud based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions, announced that it has acquired Learning Seat, a cutting edge provider of adaptive training and compliance learning content. Learning Seat is one of the leading compliance content providers in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: CallidusCloud (CALD:$239.66)
CallidusCloud is the global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions. It enables organizations to accelerate and maximize their lead to money process with a complete suite of solutions. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Learning Seat Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Learning Seat is the leading provider of Online Compliance Training Courses & Learning Management Systems in the Asia Pacific, with content including Bullying, Sexual Harassment, EEO, WHS, Social Media and hundreds more online training courses.
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$26
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closed 9/29/2015 via BusinessWire

Workplace Answers, LLC, acquired Click 4 Compliance

synopsis: Austin-based governance, risk management, and online compliance training provider Workplace Answers, LLC has announced its acquisition of Click 4 Compliance LLC. Click 4 Compliance is an eLearning company that provides high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, and easy-to-understand online compliance and ethics training courses.
buyer: Workplace Answers, LLC
Workplace Answers provides engaging compliance training to private corporations, governments and higher education institutions. Workplace Answers is renowned for its compliance training that is evidence-based and uses a proprietary story-based learning approach that engages the learner. "
target: Click 4 Compliance
Click 4 Compliance is an eLearning company that provides high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, and easy-to-understand online compliance and ethics training courses – without the complicated “legal-ese” found in typical training programs.
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closed 1/19/2011 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Employment Law Training, Inc.

synopsis: Riverside Co. has acquired Employment Law Training Inc. (ELT) from the founding investors Corporate Partners LLC and employment law firm Littler Mendelson P.C. ELT is a provider of workplace ethics compliance learning software.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is the largest global private equity firm focused on the smaller end of the middle market and is one of the industry's most experienced leveraged buyout investors. Riverside specializes in investing in companies with enterprise values of less than $200 million. "
target parent: Littler Mendelson P.C.
target: Employment Law Training, Inc.
Established in 1997, Employment Law Training, Inc. provides online training solutions to help employers manage their most important workplace compliance challenges such as sexual harassment training, union awareness training, ethics training and EEO training.
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announced 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

ELMO Cloud HR & Payroll, will acquire Vocam

synopsis: ELMO, a cloud-based HR & Payroll software provider in Australia and New Zealand, will acquire Vocam, a leader in global learning technology. Vocam produces and sells SaaS eLearning platforms and visual training content. Their platform provides live-action video courses that cover a wide variety of topics, including management, safety, HR, and more.
buyer: ELMO Cloud HR & Payroll (ASX:ELO:$30.74)
ELMO is Australia and New Zealand's only integrated cloud HR, payroll, and rostering/time and attendance solution that offers one vendor, one dashboard, and one user-experience. They provide technology to more than 1000 organizations, helping them to manage, engage, and inspire their people. "
target: Vocam
Vocam is a leader in global learning technology. Vocam produces and sells SaaS eLearning platforms and visual training content. Their platform provides live-action video courses that cover a wide variety of topics, including management, safety, HR, leadership, workplace wellness, and legal.
price ($mm)
$2.34
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$1
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closed 6/14/2012 via GlobeNewswire

SmartPros Ltd., purchased 150+ E-Learning Courses and IP from Global Collaboration Partners LLC

synopsis: SmartPros Ltd. announced that it has purchased certain assets of online training company, Global Collaboration Partners LLC. The assets include more than 150 e-learning courses in the areas of environmental health, safety, human resources, and energy exploration markets, as well as certain intellectual property.
buyer: SmartPros Ltd. (SPRO:$13.51)
Founded in 1981, SmartPros Ltd. is an industry leader in the field of accredited professional education and corporate training. Its products and services are primarily focused in the accredited professional areas of corporate accounting, financial management, public accounting, and more. "
seller: Global Collaboration Partners LLC
Global Collaboration Partners is an e-learning company dedicated to creating the best possible online courseware for the global workforce. The company specializes in agile, accurate training.
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closed 12/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Grace Hill, acquired The Training Factor, LLC

synopsis: Grace Hill, LLC, the leading provider of online education and learning management solutions for the multifamily housing industry, has acquired The Training Factor, LLC. The Training Factor has a curriculum based set of apartment educational courses.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Grace Hill
Grace Hill, Inc. is the multifamily industry’s leading provider of state-of-the-art online education, providing training alternatives that significantly reduce the overhead of educating employees and clients. "
target: The Training Factor, LLC
The Training Factor has a curriculum based set of apartment educational courses tackling categories and subjects in Compliance, Safety, Marketing & Apartment Leasing, Professional Development and Multifamily Business Best Practices
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closed 6/5/2013 via BusinessWire

Xerox Corporation, acquired LearnSomething, Inc.

synopsis: Xerox is acquiring LearnSomething, Inc., the leading provider of custom e-learning solutions and consumer education for the food, drug and healthcare industries. LearnSomething currently delivers industry information and educational programs to 85 percent of all U.S. retail pharmacy chains, reaching more than 110,000 retail pharmacists.
buyer: Xerox Corporation (XRX:$10,610.00)
Xerox Corporation is the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management. Its technology, expertise and services enable workplaces to simplify the way work gets done so they operate more effectively and focus more on what matters most: their real business. "
target: LearnSomething, Inc.
LearnSomething is the leading provider of custom eLearning solutions and consumer education for the food, drug and healthcare industries. LearnSomething provides retailers with Web-based information programs to meet regulatory, operational, continuing education and internal systems training needs.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

RJ Capital Partners, acquired Infonetica ltd.

synopsis: RJ Capital Partners, a UK-based entrepreneurial firm, has acquired Infonetica, a global provider of intuitive software solutions, serving national health trusts, internationally renowned universities and governments. Infonetica offers solutions for research management, ethics application approval, tissue sample tracking, and compliance training.
buyer: RJ Capital Partners
RJ Capital Partners is a UK-based entrepreneurial firm set up to acquire, actively manage and grow one privately-held business that has the potential to become a leader in its industry. RJ Capital Partners was established by Raja Prasanna, a highly experienced entrepreneur. "
target: Infonetica ltd.
Infonetica is a global provider of intuitive software solutions, serving national health trusts, internationally renowned universities and governments. Infonetica offers solutions for research management, ethics application approval, tissue sample tracking, and compliance training.
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closed 9/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Vector Solutions, acquired Casino Essentials, LLC

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leader in industry-focused eLearning and SaaS performance support solutions, announced that it has acquired Casino Essentials, the leading providers of Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Title 31 compliance training, certification, and eLearning solutions for the Gaming Industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the architecture, engineering, construction (AEC), industrial, facilities management, public safety, IT and education industries. "
target: Casino Essentials, LLC
Casino Essentials is an educational provider in the Gaming industry, bringing a comprehensive and integrated solution for state of the art Casino-specific training that is easily expanded to include internal training, Title 31, Human Resources, Leadership training and OSHA Risk Safety Programs.
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closed 1/4/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Azzur Group, acquired Learnaboutgmp

synopsis: Azzur Group, LLC, a private equity firm with holdings in the life sciences consulting industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of US-based training company, Learnaboutgmp. Learnaboutgmp is an online training and education platform for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies.
buyer: Azzur Group
Azzur Group is a private equity firm comprised of a network of high-level life science companies, created to provide efficient and cost-effective solutions. "
target: Learnaboutgmp
Learnaboutgmp is an online training and education platform for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. This platform has allowed some of the top international pharmaceutical companies to greatly increase their compliance knowledge and compliment their existing in-house training.
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closed 11/16/2016 via Company Press Release

City & Guilds, acquired e3Learning

synopsis: The City & Guilds Group has announced the acquisition of Adelaide-based e3Learning, one of Australia's largest dedicated corporate elearning and compliance providers. Established in 2001, e3Learning specialises in workforce risk management and online compliance training for employers.
buyer: City & Guilds
City & Guilds is a global leader in skills development. Its purpose is to enable people and organisations to develop their skills for personal and economic growth. City & Guilds has over 135 years’ worth of experience in making sure that people are prepared to contribute to successful businesses. "
target parent: Open Universities Australia Pty Ltd
target: e3Learning
A leader in online workforce management and eLearning, e3Learning are experts in the creation of relevant and accessible cloud based systems, programs and content that supports over 600 clients around the globe. e3Learning provides a solid bedrock of compliance that business can build on.
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closed 7/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Eukleia Training

synopsis: Eukleia Training Limited, a leading provider of Governance, Risk and Compliance (“GRC”) e-learning and classroom training, has been acquired by Learning Technologies Group PLC (“LTG”). Eukleia helps the world’s leading financial institutions deliver their GRC training programs.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$147.86)
Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) provides a comprehensive and integrated range of e-learning services and technologies to corporate and government clients. LTG is well placed to establish a substantial global organization of specialist digital learning businesses all around the world. "
target: Eukleia Training
Founded in 2005, Eukleia offers a broad range of bespoke and off-the-shelf e-learning courses, instructor-led training, and learning management system solutions which help the world’s leading financial institutions deliver their GRC training programs.
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closed 7/3/2013 via Company Press Release

Open Universities Australia Pty Ltd, acquired e3Learning

synopsis: Open Universities Australia (OUA) announces that it has acquired 100 percent interest in Interact Learning Pty Ltd, trading as e3Learning - a leading online training and compliance provider to Australia's corporate sector.
buyer: Open Universities Australia Pty Ltd
Open Universities Australia is a national leader in online higher education. Open Universities Australia has opened the doors for students undertaking online higher education or professional development. It is proud and committed to helping students succeed on their study journeys. "
target: e3Learning
Interact Learning Pty Ltd., dba e3Learning is an online compliance solutions company offering clients a course development service and an extensive online library. These courses are delivered on e3's SCORM compliant Learning Management System (LMS), or exported to any other SCORM compliant LMS.
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closed 8/22/2006 via PR Newswire

MCG Global, LLC, acquired Novations Group, Inc.

synopsis: MCG Global, LLC, a Westport, CT, middle-market private equity firm, announced the acquisition of Boston-based Novations Group, Inc., a leading provider of consulting and training services to organizations on four continents. MCG Global teamed with members of senior management to acquire Novations Group from Meitec and Drake Beam Morin-Japan.
buyer: MCG Global, LLC
Formed in 1995 by S. Garrett Stonehouse and Vincent A. Wasik, MCG Global is a private equity firm leading leveraged buyout acquisitions and growth capital investments in undervalued middle-market companies. "
target parent: Drake Beam Morin, Inc.
target: Novations Group, Inc.
Novations Group Inc. (NGI) is a global professional services firm committed to building human performance through specific consulting, training, technology, and measurement solutions.
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closed 8/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

EJ4, acquired EJ4

synopsis: ej4, LLC, one of America’s most prestigious performance improvement and e-learning companies, announced a partnership buyout by Paul Russell. Russell purchased all shares from co-founding partner Ken Cooper and former CEO, Dan Cooper. ej4 is one of the largest e-learning and performance improvement consultant services organizations in the nation.
buyer: EJ4
ej4 is a performance improvement company that uses elearning videos to change behaviors and increase knowledge in the workplace. The ej4 team has a strong instructional design background and creates short-form videos that are engaging and similar to a news-report. "
target: EJ4
ej4 is a performance improvement company that uses elearning videos to change behaviors and increase knowledge in the workplace. The ej4 team has a strong instructional design background and creates short-form videos that are engaging and similar to a news-report.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Access Group, acquired Safety Media Ltd

synopsis: The Access Group, a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market, has acquired Safety Media Ltd, a provider of Health & Safety e-learning and software solutions in the UK. Safety Media offers over 100 health, safety and compliance e-learning courses. Their online platform provides solutions for audits, risk management, and more.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Safety Media Ltd
Safety Media is a provider of Health & Safety e-learning and software solutions in the UK. Safety Media offers over 100 health, safety and compliance e-learning courses. Their Health & Safety online platform provides solutions for incident reporting, audits, risk management, and document management.
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closed 12/4/2017 via GlobeNewswire

CallidusCloud, acquired Learning Seat Pty Ltd

synopsis: Callidus Software Inc., a global leader in cloud based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions, announced that it has acquired Learning Seat, a cutting edge provider of adaptive training and compliance learning content. Learning Seat is one of the leading compliance content providers in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: CallidusCloud (CALD:$239.66)
CallidusCloud is the global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions. It enables organizations to accelerate and maximize their lead to money process with a complete suite of solutions. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Learning Seat Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Learning Seat is the leading provider of Online Compliance Training Courses & Learning Management Systems in the Asia Pacific, with content including Bullying, Sexual Harassment, EEO, WHS, Social Media and hundreds more online training courses.
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closed 4/23/2015 via Company Press Release

Learning Seat Pty Ltd, acquired C-Learning

synopsis: The Riverside Company has added C-Learning Pty Ltd to its Learning Seat platform. C-Learning is a Melbourne, Australia-based developer of eLearning courses that specializes in online content development and learning management. The addition will deliver new technical capabilities, content development expertise and customers to Learning Seat.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Learning Seat Pty Ltd
Learning Seat is an award winning e-learning solution provider, offering a library of workplace compliance and professional development training solutions to businesses across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. "
target: C-Learning
C-Learning develops innovative and cost-effective learning solutions. Their expertise in content development and learning management helps organisations meet its training and performance goals. They provide learning solutions to some of Australia's largest and most successful organisations.
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closed 11/2/2012 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, Wingate Group, acquired Learning Seat Pty Ltd

synopsis: Wingate Private Equity has, jointly with Learning Seat management and The Riverside Company, acquired Learning Seat Pty Ltd from News Limited. Learning Seat is a leading supplier of web based organisational learning for corporations, government groups, industry associations and commercial training providers.
buyer: The Riverside Company
buyer: Wingate Group
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to €200 million. Wingate is a private investment and advisory firm specialising in private equity, specialised finance, property and listed investments. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Learning Seat Pty Ltd
Learning Seat provides individually branded, web based organisational Learning Centres that inspire, grow and empower employees with access to one of Australia’s largest collections of online courses, training tools and e-learning resources.
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closed 3/25/2020 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Red Nucleus Solutions LLC

synopsis: The Riverside Company has acquired Red Nucleus Enterprises, LLC, a company that offers learning and compliance services to customers in the global life sciences industry. Red Nucleus's learning business designs and develops training content that includes e-learning modules, mobile apps, virtual training, workshops, games, and printed materials.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Riverside has invested in more than 560 transactions and it's international portfolio includes more than 80 companies. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: Red Nucleus Solutions LLC
Red Nucleus offers full-service design, development, and management of learning and regulatory solutions. The company’s learning division designs and develops training content and technology to efficiently convey strategy and information to global sales teams, medical liaisons, and others.
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closed 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired N2Y

synopsis: n2y LLC, a leading provider of software, curriculum and tools to the K-12 special education market, was acquired 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 premier global asset management firm with over $45 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 parent: The Riverside Company
target: N2Y
n2y seamlessly delivers a complete instructional program tailored to help individuals with unique learning needs access the general education curriculum. It frees educators to empower learning with standards-based academic content, data collection, learning games and a classroom management resource.
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closed 11/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Fortive Corporation, acquired Censis Technologies

synopsis: Censis has been acquired by Fortive Corporation, a diversified industrial growth company comprised of Professional Instrumentation and Industrial Technologies businesses. Censis Technologies, based in Franklin, Tennessee, is the leader in surgical instrument and asset management software.
buyer: Fortive Corporation (FTV:$7,075.10)
Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of Professional Instrumentation and Industrial Technologies businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Censis Technologies
Censis Technologies, based in Franklin, Tennessee, is the leader in surgical instrument and asset management software. Censis offers a range of solutions, including CensiTrac, which is a highly advanced, web-based software system focused on maximizing OR throughput and regulatory compliance.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

RockBridge Growth Equity, acquired ProSites, Inc.

synopsis: Rockbridge Growth Equity, a Detroit-based private equity firm, has acquired ProSites Inc., a provider of online marketing solutions, from The Riverside Co. in New York. Founded in 2003, ProSites serves more than 14,000 clients in the dental, medical, financial, and accounting practices.
buyer: RockBridge Growth Equity
Rockbridge Growth Equity is a Detroit-based private equity firm that helps exceptional companies accelerate growth and build long-term value for its stakeholders. The firm invests in the financial and business services, consumer-direct marketing, and sports, media & entertainment industries. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: ProSites, Inc.
Founded in 2003, ProSites serves more than 14,000 clients in the dental, medical, financial, and accounting practices. It specializes in web design and hosting, reputation management, search engine optimization, pay-per-click advertising, and practice communication software.
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closed 9/4/2019 via PE Hub

Waud Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Health & Safety Institute

synopsis: Waud Capital Partners has acquired Health & Safety Institute ("HSI"), a compliance and training technology platform that aims to help organizations create safer workplaces while reducing financial and reputational risk. HSI brands span emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more.
buyer: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
Based in Chicago, Waud Capital Partners is a leading growth-oriented private equity firm with total capital commitments of approximately $3.0 billion since its founding in 1993. Waud Capital builds market leading companies within two industries: healthcare services and business/technology services. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Health & Safety Institute
Health & Safety Institute is a compliance and training technology platform that aims to help organizations create safer workplaces while reducing financial and reputational risk. HSI brands span emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

GermanPersonnel, acquired Compana Software GmbH

synopsis: The Riverside Co. has acquired Compana, a German provider of recruitment software geared toward the temporary staffing sector, as an add-on to fellow e-recruiter GermanPersonnel. Compana focuses on software solutions for the HR industry and is one of the pioneers in this market.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: GermanPersonnel
Munich-based e-recruiting technology company GermanPersonnel is a leading SaaS vendor for data-driven programmatic recruitment solutions focused on enterprise as well as medium-sized customers with high volume recruiting needs. "
target: Compana Software GmbH
Compana focuses on software solutions for the HR industry and is one of the pioneers in this market. For more than ten years, the company has been dealing with the topic of applicant management.
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closed 6/6/2019 via BusinessWire

HemaTerra Technologies, acquired Champion Healthcare Technologies

synopsis: Jump Capital has sold its portfolio company, Champion Healthcare Technologies, a SaaS provider for hospitals to track and manage tissue and implantable devices throughout their chain of custody, to HemaTerra Technologies, a blood collection software provider owned by The Riverside Company.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: HemaTerra Technologies
HemaTerra Technologies is a provider of software-as-a-service solutions for blood collection and plasma donation centers and hospitals. HemaTerra offers solutions for donor recruitment and management, inventory management, product quality management, and equipment maintenance. "
target parent: Jump Capital
target: Champion Healthcare Technologies
Champion Healthcare Technologies is a software-as-a-service provider for hospitals to track and manage tissue and implantable devices throughout their chain of custody to enable regulatory compliance, improve patient safety, and increase cost savings by optimizing device utilization.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, acquired HemaTerra Technologies

synopsis: The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm, has acquired HemaTerra Technologies, a provider of software-as-a-service solutions for blood collection and plasma donation centers and hospitals. HemaTerra offers solutions for donor recruitment and management, inventory management, product quality management, and equipment maintenance.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 560 transactions. "
target: HemaTerra Technologies
HemaTerra Technologies is a provider of software-as-a-service solutions for blood collection and plasma donation centers and hospitals. HemaTerra offers solutions for donor recruitment and management, inventory management, product quality management, and equipment maintenance.
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closed 2/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Praetorian Digital, Inc. merged with Lexipol,

synopsis: Lexipol and Praetorian Digital, leaders in the public safety industry, announced the merger of the two companies to offer a single, comprehensive platform addressing critical education, training and policy needs among public safety and local government agencies.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Lexipol
Lexipol is a provider of policy management and training platforms for public safety organizations. Based in Aliso Viejo, California, Lexipol delivers its market-leading policy content through a full-featured, SaaS-based platform. "
target: Praetorian Digital, Inc.
Praetorian Digital is the leading digital media company in the public safety and local government market. Praetorian owns and operates websites providing resources ranging from accredited online training to grant funding assistance, such as PoliceOne.com and FireRescue1.com.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Health & Safety Institute, acquired EMS Safety Services

synopsis: Health & Safety Institute (HSI), a leader in Environmental Health and Safety software, training and compliance services, announced it has acquired EMS Safety Services Inc., a growing provider of First Aid and CPR training.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Health & Safety Institute
The Health & Safety Institute is a family of respected brands in the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) space. Its brands span the broad range of needs in EHS - from emergency care training; to workplace safety training; to the management of chemical inventories through software tools. "
target: EMS Safety Services
EMS Safety Services strives to improve the health and safety of the general public at work, school, and home by being a resource for critical information, skills training, and supplies. They provide a online store for health and safety supplies and provide a turnkey solution for safety training.
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closed 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mintra Group, acquired Atlas Knowledge

synopsis: The HR, competence and training specialist Mintra Group has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge. Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Mintra Group
MINTRA GROUP is a leading global partner for companies within oil and gas, maritime, construction and renewables looking to achieve cost effective management of HR, competence and training. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Atlas Knowledge
Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide. Atlas has served the learning and compliance needs of standards bodies, regulators and more than 1,700 corporate customers, including 6 of the top 10 largest energy companies in the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/17/2018 via PR Web

Censis Technologies, acquired Applied Logic, Inc.

synopsis: Censis Technologies, the leader in surgical inventory management software, has acquired Applied Logic, a surgical tracking software company. Applied Logic's web-based products assist with sterile processing department (SPD) workflows, tracking surgical inventory, predicting staff scheduling and alerting staff to issues.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Censis Technologies
Censis Technologies is the leader in surgical inventory management software. Their CensiTrac software is an advanced, web-based surgical inventory management system that focuses on enhancing patient safety, efficiency, and regulatory compliance. "
target: Applied Logic, Inc.
Founded in 1998, Applied Logic is a surgical tracking software company. Their web-based products assist with sterile processing department (SPD) workflows, tracking surgical inventory, predicting staff scheduling and alerting staff to issues.
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closed 10/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

ARCOS, Inc., acquired RosterApps

synopsis: ARCOS, the North American leader in delivering Resource Management SaaS solutions to the utility industry, has acquired Des Moines, Iowa-based Sciengistics, Inc., doing business as RosterApps, a provider of airline ground crew scheduling software.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: ARCOS, Inc.
ARCOS is the North American leader in delivering Resource Management SaaS solutions to the utility industry. ARCOS automates crew assembly and resource management daily and during emergencies, ultimately helping to restore energy faster, yet safely, to communities. "
target: RosterApps
RosterApps provides a SaaS scheduling solution for ground personnel supporting commercial and passenger airlines. The company’s clients include passenger airlines such as Jet Blue, Southwest Airlines, and United as well as ground handling contractors for the industry.
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closed 8/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Intertek Group plc, acquired Alchemy Systems LP

synopsis: Alchemy Systems, a global leader in frontline workforce training and communications, announced that Intertek Group plc, the Total Quality Assurance provider to a range of industries world-wide, has acquired Alchemy from The Riverside Company.
buyer: Intertek Group plc (LSE:ITRK:$3,555.52)
Based in London, Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Their network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for their customers’ operations and supply chains. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Alchemy Systems LP
Alchemy is the global leader in innovative solutions that help companies train and engage with their workforces. More than 3 million frontline workers at 50,000 locations use Alchemy’s tailored learning, communications, and performance programs.
price ($mm)
$480
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, acquired GermanPersonnel

synopsis: GermanPersonnel (GP) has agreed to sell a majority stake to The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm focused on making investments in growth companies. GP is a leading SaaS vendor for data-driven programmatic recruitment solutions focused on enterprise as well as medium-sized customers with high volume recruiting needs.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 520 transactions. "
target: GermanPersonnel
Munich-based e-recruiting technology company GermanPersonnel is a leading SaaS vendor for data-driven programmatic recruitment solutions focused on enterprise as well as medium-sized customers with high volume recruiting needs.
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closed 5/14/2018 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Spirion

synopsis: Inverness Graham, a private investment firm based in suburban Philadelphia, is pleased to announce the sale of Spirion LLC, a leading provider of enterprise data management security software, to the Riverside Company.  Spirion helps customers reduce their sensitive data footprint and minimize risks of cyber-attacks.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 520 transactions. "
target parent: Inverness Graham Investments
target: Spirion
Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) is the leading provider of enterprise data management software to help businesses reduce their sensitive data footprint and proactively minimize the risks, costs and reputational damage of successful cyberattacks.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/7/2018 via PR Web

Health & Safety Institute, acquired Vivid Learning Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Health & Safety Institute, the leader in Environmental Health and Safety software and compliance services, announced it has acquired Vivid Learning Systems, one of the nation's fastest-growing providers of online safety training. Vivid's online safety courses promote engagement that creates lasting memorability, influencing safe working behaviors.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Health & Safety Institute
The Health & Safety Institute is a family of respected brands in the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) space. Its brands span the broad range of needs in EHS - from emergency care training; to workplace safety training; to the management of chemical inventories through software tools. "
target: Vivid Learning Systems, Inc.
Vivid Learning Systems makes life easier for safety professionals. Vivid creates online safety training for a safer, smarter workforce. Vivid's online safety courses promote engagement that creates lasting memorability, influencing safe working behaviors.
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closed 2/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Stone Point Capital, LLC, acquired Grace Hill

synopsis: Grace Hill, the leading provider of online training courseware, administration and mystery shopping for the multifamily property management industry, was acquired by funds managed by Stone Point Capital LLC. For more than 20 years, Grace Hill has helped people, teams and companies in the multifamily industry improve performance and reduce risk.
buyer: Stone Point Capital, LLC
Stone Point is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut. The firm has raised and managed seven private equity funds - the Trident Funds - with aggregate committed capital of approximately $19 billion. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Grace Hill
Grace Hill develops best-in-class online training courseware and administration solely for the property management industry. For more than 20 years, Grace Hill has helped people, teams and companies in the multifamily industry improve performance and reduce risk.
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closed 12/4/2017 via GlobeNewswire

CallidusCloud, acquired Learning Seat Pty Ltd

synopsis: Callidus Software Inc., a global leader in cloud based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions, announced that it has acquired Learning Seat, a cutting edge provider of adaptive training and compliance learning content. Learning Seat is one of the leading compliance content providers in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: CallidusCloud (CALD:$239.66)
CallidusCloud is the global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions. It enables organizations to accelerate and maximize their lead to money process with a complete suite of solutions. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Learning Seat Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Learning Seat is the leading provider of Online Compliance Training Courses & Learning Management Systems in the Asia Pacific, with content including Bullying, Sexual Harassment, EEO, WHS, Social Media and hundreds more online training courses.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, acquired Energy Exemplar Pty Ltd

synopsis: The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm, has acquired Energy Exemplar, developer of energy market simulation and modeling software PLEXOS. PLEXOS uses state-of-the-art mathematical optimisation combined with the latest data handling and visualisation and distributed computing methods, to provide a high-performance simulation system.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 480 transactions. The firm’s portfolio includes more than 80 companies. "
target: Energy Exemplar Pty Ltd
Energy Exemplar develops and supports PLEXOS: the best-in-class integrated electric power/water/gas simulation software. PLEXOS uses state-of-the-art mathematical optimisation combined with data handling and visualisation and distributed computing methods, to provide a robust simulation system.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
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2017
rev ($mm)
$6.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,733.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,096.97
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,833.48
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$843.19
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,038.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$501.89
Employees
0
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,653.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,498.31
EBIT ($mm)
$1,494.66
Net Income ($mm)
$1,509.24
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,544.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.20
EBIT ($mm)
$293.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,081.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$857.00
EBIT ($mm)
$822.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,277.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$865.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$36.16
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$561.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.00
EBIT ($mm)
$205.11
Net Income ($mm)
$183.41
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$244.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.78
EBIT ($mm)
$204.62
Net Income ($mm)
$119.37
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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