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closed 2/4/2013 via AP - Associated Press

Spire Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: Spire Capital announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a leading technology-enabled provider of human capital management assessment solutions. Spire Capital and PAN management have acquired all of the issued and outstanding stock of pan from Equifax Workforce Solutions, a subsidiary of Equifax Inc.
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
Founded in 2000, Spire Capital is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in companies within the business services, information services, media, education and communications sectors. "
target parent: Equifax, Inc.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading global provider of online talent assessments and testing technology solutions that aid both corporate and government organizations in hiring and growing top talent.
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closed 1/24/2017 via BusinessWire

PSI Services LLC, acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: PSI Services, a professional testing services provider to corporations, government agencies, professional associations, and certifying bodies, announced that they have acquired Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a recognized leader in talent assessments and measurement solutions for the Corporate, Government and Education marketplace worldwide.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading provider of talent measurement solutions helping organizations of all sizes hire, develop and retain the right talent. Their suite of industry-leading technologies and assessment tools offers clients a one-stop shop assessment experience.
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closed 7/20/2011 via Company Press Release

Saba Software, Inc., acquired Comartis

synopsis: Saba announced it has acquired Comartis, a leading software company in the testing and assessment market. Comartis is a leading provider of assessment and talent development solutions and services designed to align enterprise training with business objectives.
buyer: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba Software, Inc. provides a set of people-centric enterprise solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Saba delivers cloud-based learning management, talent management, and social enterprise solutions to transform the way people work. "
target: Comartis
Founded in 1995, Comartis is a leading provider of talent development solutions and services designed to align corporate training with strategic business goals and metrics.
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closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

TALX Corporation, acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: TALX Corporation announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network, Inc., a provider of secure, electronic-based psychometric testing and assessments, as well as comprehensive talent management services.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas. "
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network is a state-of-the-art web-based system for the distribution, administration, and analysis of professional assessments, tests, and surveys.
price ($mm)
$75
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$25
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3.0x
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closed 10/1/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dillistone Group PLC, acquired ISV Software Ltd

synopsis: Recruitment software and services company Dillistone Group PLC said it will be acquiring ISV Software Ltd. The company provides online pre-employment skills testing and training tools worldwide. They develop and deliver what they believe is the best portfolio of candidate skills testing and training tools.
buyer: Dillistone Group PLC (GB:DSG:$13.76)
Dillistone Group Plc, through its subsidiaries, provides computer software and related support services to executive search firms, and in-house executive search and source teams in the United Kingdom, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the United States, and the Asia Pacific. "
target: ISV Software Ltd
ISV Software provides online pre-employment skills testing and training tools worldwide. Since 1992, they have been working with recruitment professionals and HR teams worldwide to develop and deliver what they believe is the best portfolio of candidate skills testing and training tools.
price ($mm)
$1.38
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$1
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4.6x
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announced 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Mercer, LLC, will acquire Mettl

synopsis: Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth, and career and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., has agreed to acquire Mettl, a leader in cloud-based technology and data sciences-driven talent assessments, based in India.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer LLC provides consulting services in the areas of human resource talent management, health, retirement, investments, and mergers and acquisitions. "
target: Mettl
Mettl is an Online Assessment Platform to conduct tests and measure talent. It provides content across psychometric assessments, aptitude tests and IT/Non-IT domain tests, along with a SaaS platform to conduct secure online assessments.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Main Capital Partners BV, acquired Assessio

synopsis: Netherlands-based Main Capital, a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector, has acquired the largest talent assessment company in the Nordics, Assessio. Assessio develops the highly innovative Ascend platform, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution helping clients find, identify and assess present and future employees.
buyer: Main Capital Partners BV
Netherlands-based Main Capital is a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Nordics regions. Within this sector, Main Capital is the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. "
target: Assessio
For over 65 years, Assessio has been a specialist in talent assessments finding its heritage in scientific psychology research. Assessio develops the highly innovative Ascend platform, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution helping clients find, identify and assess present and future employees.
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closed 2/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Hired, acquired Py

synopsis: Hired, a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies, has acquired Py, a company that enables companies to assess candidates using real-world assessments. They help industry leaders like Opendoor, LiveRamp, Amplitude, and Niantic approach hiring based on merit, not resume keywords.
buyer: Hired
Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job. Through Hired, job candidates and companies have transparency into salary offers, competing opportunities and job details. "
target: Py
Py's platform enables companies to assess candidates using real-world assessments. They help industry leaders like Opendoor, LiveRamp, Amplitude, and Niantic approach hiring based on merit, not resume keywords.
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announced 9/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Ascender Group, will acquire PeopleStreme

synopsis: Ascender, one of Asia Pacific’s leaders in human resources and payroll outsourcing, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PeopleStreme, an international Human Capital Management (HCM) company, specialising in software development to support human resources initiatives.
buyer: Ascender Group
With more than 1.3 million employees of Ascender customers being paid using Ascender’s human resources and payroll platforms throughout the Asia Pacific, and approximately 1,400 global brands and listed companies across a range of different industries trust Ascender to meet their payroll needs. "
target: PeopleStreme
PeopleStreme is a Human Capital Management company, specialising in the development of technology to support human resources initiatives. Their fully integrated human resources platform is made up of more than 22 modules including performance management, learning and development, and more.
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closed 5/3/2018 via PR Web

PSI Services LLC, acquired Select International

synopsis: PSI Services LLC (PSI), a global professional testing services provider to corporations, federal and state government agencies and leading academic institutions, announced that it has acquired Select International, a leader in evidence-based hiring and development assessment solutions and provider of award-winning safety and leadership assessments.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target: Select International
Select International develops employee assessment and workforce solutions. The company offers automated job application software, in-depth employee assessments, and employee interviewing tools. Their products and solutions allow businesses to select and maintain the best employees for their company.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zest, acquired Backfeed

synopsis: Zest has acquired Backfeed, a monthly maintenance tool that has been praised by more than 10000 users. Backfeed is a tool that helps facilitate dialogue between employees. Employees and their bosses fill out forms to prepare for appraisal interviews.
buyer: Zest
ZestMeUp believes happier employees make better companies. That's why they created an unified tool to engage creativity and autonomy at work : Zest, an employee engagement software, the perfect tool for following the employees’ pulse and getting on-going anonymous feedback. "
target: Backfeed
Backfeed is a tool that helps facilitate dialogue between employees. Employees and their bosses fill out forms to prepare for appraisal interviews.
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closed 8/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Indeed, acquired Interviewed

synopsis: Indeed, the world’s number one job site, announced it has acquired Interviewed, an HR technology company that makes it faster and easier for employers to identify and evaluate candidates.
buyer parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
buyer: Indeed
Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide, with over 200 million unique visitors per month. Indeed is available in more than 60 countries and 28 languages. Since 2004, Indeed has given job seekers free access to millions of jobs from thousands of company websites and job boards. "
target: Interviewed
Founded in 2015, Interviewed is an industry leader in job assessment tools. It helps employers efficiently identify top talent through a series of online assessments.
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closed 1/17/2017 via Market Wire

Automatic Data Processing, Inc., acquired The Marcus Buckingham Company

synopsis: ADP has acquired The Marcus Buckingham Company or TMBC, an innovator in human capital management, to bring to ADP clients a more scientific approach to employee engagement and performance. ADP's cloud-based talent portfolio is expanded in breadth and depth with TMBC's technology, consulting and research.
buyer: Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP:$13,325.80)
Automatic Data Processing, Inc., with more than $10 billion in revenues and approximately 600,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. ADP offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. "
target: The Marcus Buckingham Company
At The Marcus Buckingham Company or TMBC, they conduct the research, design the tools and technology and execute the coaching, education and training programs that challenge people to pinpoint, sharpen and bring their unique competitive edge to work.
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closed 6/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Gooroo.io, acquired ColourGrid

synopsis: Gooroo is pleased to announce it has acquired ColourGrid. ColourGrid provides insight to employers about how well aligned a candidate is with their culture at both a corporate and team level. For the individual, ColourGrid lets them know how suited they are to a specific job and organisation.
buyer: Gooroo.io
Gooroo is a Human Resources Technology (HR Tech) company using big data, machine learning and sociometrics to compatibility match and shortlist candidates – addressing the massive inefficiency, cost and frustrations in the hiring process. "
target: ColourGrid
Colourgrid identifies the social, cultural, economic and behavioural factors (often referred to as "mindset") that influence a specific individual's behaviour and their capacity to perform a job.
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closed 5/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

TalentPad, acquired OptimizedBits

synopsis: New Delhi-based TalentPad, a curated marketplace for tech talent has strengthened its offering to tech recruiters in India with the acquisition of the Bengaluru-based tech recruitment platform; OptimizedBits. The company is aimed at disrupting the traditional recruitment space with a more intelligent and data-driven new age marketplace.
buyer: TalentPad
TalentPad operates in the large online recruitment market in India. It is a second generation platform which flips the current recruitment process on its head by giving more power to job-seekers and lets employers make the first move in the search for high quality talent. "
target: OptimizedBits
OptimizedBits provides intelligent and data driven solutions to the recruitment space. The company’s flagship product is HireMe, a skill-based online job fair that helps hire the best technical talent using an automated model for shortlisting and scheduling the entire hiring process.
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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 11/5/2014 via PR Newswire

Phoenix Strategy Investments, acquired PI Worldwide

synopsis: PI Worldwide, a leader in workforce analytics and science-driven insights that help optimize the performance and potential of individuals, teams, and organizations, announced that it has been acquired by Phoenix Strategy Investments.
buyer: Phoenix Strategy Investments
Phoenix Strategy is an entrepreneurial investment company formed to acquire and operate a small to medium sized privately-held business. Their principals take day-to-day operating roles in every investment they make. "
target: PI Worldwide
PI Worldwide is an international management consulting organization that enables clients to be more successful by focusing on their most important asset-their people. Using a proven, proprietary management tool known as the Predictive Index, they help align individual performance for their clients.
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closed 6/30/2014 via Company Press Release

Gartner, Inc., acquired Senexx

synopsis: Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, announced that it has acquired Senexx, a cloud-based questions and answers platform that identifies and manages expertise within organizations.
buyer: Gartner, Inc. (IT:$4,051.88)
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. Gartner is the indispensable partner to 60,000 clients in 10,000 distinct organizations. "
target parent: TechStars
target: Senexx
Senexx is an internal Question and Answers platform that helps corporate identify and manage expertise within their organization, using a patent pending technology. Senexx is a private cloud-based service that integrates seamlessly into an organization's existing enterprise networking platform.
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$5.70
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announced 9/26/2011 via BusinessWire

Mercer, LLC, will acquire Censeo Corporation

synopsis: Mercer, a global leader in human resource consulting, outsourcing and investment services, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Censeo Corp, a human resource consulting firm offering real-time online leadership assessment products and services to help organizations select, develop and retain talent.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer is a global leader in human resource consulting, outsourcing and investment services. Mercer works with clients to solve their most complex benefit and human capital issues by designing, implementing and administering health, retirement and other benefit programs. "
target: Censeo Corporation
Censeo Corporation is dedicated to improving talent at its client organizations. Its web-based technologies make it easy and affordable to automate 360 degree feedback, employee survey, pre-employment skill assessment, and knowledge testing initiatives.
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closed 4/7/2005 via PR Newswire

KeyCorp, acquired Payroll Online

synopsis: KeyCorp has acquired Payroll Online, a Bellevue, Wash.-based payroll processing company. The business will be renamed Key Payroll Online and will continue to operate from Bellevue with all of its existing employees.
buyer: KeyCorp (KEY:$5,213.00)
KeyCorp is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $94 billion. Key companies provide investment management, retail and commercial banking, consumer finance, and investment banking products and services to individuals and companies. "
target: Payroll Online
Key Payroll Online combines the best of traditional and necessary business services with the efficiency and cost-saving features of the Internet. The Company provides technology enabled outsourcing services for Payroll, Benefits, Human Resource and Time and Attendance data processing.
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closed 1/24/2017 via BusinessWire

PSI Services LLC, acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: PSI Services, a professional testing services provider to corporations, government agencies, professional associations, and certifying bodies, announced that they have acquired Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a recognized leader in talent assessments and measurement solutions for the Corporate, Government and Education marketplace worldwide.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading provider of talent measurement solutions helping organizations of all sizes hire, develop and retain the right talent. Their suite of industry-leading technologies and assessment tools offers clients a one-stop shop assessment experience.
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closed 11/11/2015 via PR Web

Performance Assessment Network, acquired Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.

synopsis: Performance Assessment Network (PAN), the leader in talent measurement solutions, acquired the Institute for Personality and Ability Testing, Inc (IPAT). The company is a group of publishers of the 16PF® Questionnaire and other valued psychometric tools.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading provider of talent measurement solutions helping organizations of all sizes hire, develop and retain the right talent. Their suite of industry-leading technologies and assessment tools offers clients a one-stop shop assessment experience. "
target: Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.
IPAT publishes the premier assessment of normal adult personality, providing insights into behaviors for organizations selecting or developing employees, for colleges regarding student career identification and development, or for individuals/couples in counseling settings.
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closed 2/4/2013 via AP - Associated Press

Spire Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: Spire Capital announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a leading technology-enabled provider of human capital management assessment solutions. Spire Capital and PAN management have acquired all of the issued and outstanding stock of pan from Equifax Workforce Solutions, a subsidiary of Equifax Inc.
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
Founded in 2000, Spire Capital is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in companies within the business services, information services, media, education and communications sectors. "
target parent: Equifax, Inc.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading global provider of online talent assessments and testing technology solutions that aid both corporate and government organizations in hiring and growing top talent.
price ($mm)
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$21
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closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

TALX Corporation, acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: TALX Corporation announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network, Inc., a provider of secure, electronic-based psychometric testing and assessments, as well as comprehensive talent management services.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas. "
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network is a state-of-the-art web-based system for the distribution, administration, and analysis of professional assessments, tests, and surveys.
price ($mm)
$75
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$25
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3.0x
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closed 2/12/2020 via PR Newswire

Dynamic Quest, acquired Cohn Consulting Corporation

synopsis: Dynamic Quest, a managed service provider offering IT and cloud services to enterprises and businesses, has acquired Cohn Consulting Corporation, a managed service provider. Cohn Consulting offers managed IT, disaster recovery, and hosting services to small and medium-sized businesses across a wide variety of verticals.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Dynamic Quest
Dynamic Quest is a managed service provider for IT services to enterprises and mid-sized businesses. Dynamic Quest offers a broad set of services including hosted cloud services, disaster recovery, managed IT, service plans, application support, virtual CIO and security services. "
target: Cohn Consulting Corporation
Cohn Consulting is a managed service provider for IT services to small to medium-sized businesses. The firm offers managed IT, disaster recovery, and hosting services to businesses across a wide variety of verticals.
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closed 12/3/2019 via PR Newswire

O2B Kids, acquired Home Away From Home

synopsis: O2B Kids, a premier provider of early education services, has acquired Home Away From Home (or "HAFH"), a provider of high-quality early education services in southeast Florida. HAFH operates preschools providing families with an education-focused and enriched environment for infant care, preschool, afterschool and summer camp services.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: O2B Kids
O2B Kids is a leading provider of early education services for children in the Southeast U.S. O2B offers preschool education for children 0 to 5 years old, afterschool enrichment programs for elementary school students, and an unprecedented family membership program for all kids 0 to 13 years old. "
target: Home Away From Home
Based in Palm Beach, Florida, Home Away From Home (or "HAFH") operates preschools providing families with an education-focused and enriched environment for infant care, preschool, afterschool and summer camp services.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

NexPhase Capital, acquired Surgent

synopsis: NexPhase Capital, a thematic and operationally-focused independent private equity firm that makes equity investments in lower middle market growth-oriented companies, acquired Surgent Professional Education, he largest independent provider of continuing education for CPAs and other financial professionals in the United States.
buyer: NexPhase Capital
NexPhase Capital is a thematic and operationally-focused independent private equity firm that makes equity investments between $25 million and $75 million in lower middle market growth-oriented companies in the healthcare, consumer and software and services sectors. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Surgent
Surgent Professional Education is the largest independent provider of continuing education for CPAs and other financial professionals in the United States. It has provided more than 5.6 million CPE credits to tens of thousands of accounting professionals across the U.S. and abroad.
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closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Surgent, acquired PharmCon

synopsis: Surgent, a Spire Capital Partners portfolio company and leading provider of continuing education and exam preparation courses, has acquired Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc. ("PharmCon"). Since its establishment in 1990, PharmCon has been providing quality continuing education for the healthcare profession.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Surgent
Founded in 1985, Surgent provides continuing professional education and exam preparation courses to the accounting and healthcare sectors. Surgent’s services help exam takers become credentialed and satisfy required credit hours. "
target: PharmCon
Since its establishment in 1990, PharmCon has been providing quality continuing education for the healthcare profession. Their focus has been on continuing education for physicians and pharmacists, working with the pharmaceutical industry, professional associations, and managed care organizations.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynamic Quest, acquired Carolina Networks

synopsis: Dynamic Quest, a managed service provider offering IT and cloud services to enterprises and businesses, completed the acquisition of Carolina Networks that offers managed IT, disaster recovery and hosting services to small and medium sized businesses across a wide variety of verticals.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Dynamic Quest
Dynamic Quest is a managed service provider for IT services to enterprises and mid-sized businesses. Dynamic Quest offers a broad set of services including hosted cloud services, disaster recovery, managed IT, service plans, application support, virtual CIO and security services. "
target: Carolina Networks
Carolina Networks provides superior managed services with proactive remote monitoring and management of computer networks. Carolina Networks also provides cloud solutions including Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Exchange Online, and Google Apps.
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closed 12/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Dynamic Quest, acquired Enroute Networks

synopsis: Spire Capital portfolio company, Dynamic Quest, a managed service provider offering IT and cloud services to enterprises and businesses, completed the acquisition of Enroute Networks. Enroute Networks is a managed service provider for IT services and voice and data communications to small to medium sized businesses.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Dynamic Quest
Dynamic Quest is a managed service provider for IT services to enterprises and mid-sized businesses. Dynamic Quest offers a broad set of services including hosted cloud services, disaster recovery, managed IT, service plans, application support, virtual CIO and security services. "
target: Enroute Networks
Enroute Networks is a managed service provider for IT services and voice and data communications services to small to medium sized businesses.They serve across a variety of verticals with unique niches including the hospitality industry.
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closed 6/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Veraction, LLC merged with Trax Technologies,

synopsis: Trax Technologies, a leading global freight audit and payment provider, and Veraction, a leading provider of transportation spend management and freight audit solutions, announced the merger of the two companies. Veraction offers total transportation spend management solutions and provides sourcing and consulting services.
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: Trax Technologies
Trax Technologies is transforming global logistics to help customers reduce risk, save money, and improve enterprise-wide efficiency. They apply easy-to-use SaaS technologies and expert frameworks to help clients uncover valuable logistics business intelligence. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Veraction, LLC
Veraction, LLC provides cloud based transportation spend management solutions for various industries worldwide. The company offers total transportation spend management solutions and provides sourcing and consulting services.
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closed 1/24/2017 via BusinessWire

PSI Services LLC, acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: PSI Services, a professional testing services provider to corporations, government agencies, professional associations, and certifying bodies, announced that they have acquired Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a recognized leader in talent assessments and measurement solutions for the Corporate, Government and Education marketplace worldwide.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading provider of talent measurement solutions helping organizations of all sizes hire, develop and retain the right talent. Their suite of industry-leading technologies and assessment tools offers clients a one-stop shop assessment experience.
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closed 5/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Spire Capital Partners, L.P., acquired OCM, Incorporated

synopsis: Dominus Capital, L.P., a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced the sale of On Campus Marketing to Spire Capital. On Campus Marketing is the largest provider of affinity programs for universities and colleges across the United States.
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
Spire Capital is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in small market companies within the business services, information services, education, media and communications sectors. "
target parent: Dominus Capital, L.P.
target: OCM, Incorporated
On Campus Marketing is the largest provider of affinity programs for universities and colleges across the United States. The Company utilizes university-branded direct marketing targeted at the parents of college students to sell a diversified group of products.
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closed 11/11/2015 via PR Web

Performance Assessment Network, acquired Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.

synopsis: Performance Assessment Network (PAN), the leader in talent measurement solutions, acquired the Institute for Personality and Ability Testing, Inc (IPAT). The company is a group of publishers of the 16PF® Questionnaire and other valued psychometric tools.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading provider of talent measurement solutions helping organizations of all sizes hire, develop and retain the right talent. Their suite of industry-leading technologies and assessment tools offers clients a one-stop shop assessment experience. "
target: Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.
IPAT publishes the premier assessment of normal adult personality, providing insights into behaviors for organizations selecting or developing employees, for colleges regarding student career identification and development, or for individuals/couples in counseling settings.
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closed 4/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Spire Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Iron Data TSM

synopsis: Spire Capital announced its acquisition of Accuship.com, LLC, Iron Data Solution's Transportation Spend Management Division. Iron Data TSM provides software-enabled transportation spend management solutions allowing global enterprises to optimize their transportation spend.
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
Founded in 2000, Spire Capital is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in companies within the business services, information services, media, education and communications sectors. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Iron Data TSM
Iron Data Transportation Spend Management provides software-enabled transportation spend management solutions to large, established enterprises globally. Iron Data TSM serves customers in a variety of industries, including over 30 Fortune 500 companies.
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closed 2/4/2013 via AP - Associated Press

Spire Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: Spire Capital announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a leading technology-enabled provider of human capital management assessment solutions. Spire Capital and PAN management have acquired all of the issued and outstanding stock of pan from Equifax Workforce Solutions, a subsidiary of Equifax Inc.
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
Founded in 2000, Spire Capital is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in companies within the business services, information services, media, education and communications sectors. "
target parent: Equifax, Inc.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading global provider of online talent assessments and testing technology solutions that aid both corporate and government organizations in hiring and growing top talent.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Northleaf Capital Partners, Partners Group Holding AG, Silver Lake Sumeru, acquired Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Velocity Technology Solutions, a leading cloud solutions provider for enterprise resource planning applications, announced that a Silver Lake Sumeru led investor group and Velocity management have signed a definitive agreement to acquire the company.
buyer: Silver Lake Sumeru
buyer: Northleaf Capital Partners
buyer: Partners Group Holding AG (SWX:PGHN:$1,024.21)
Silver Lake Sumeru is a global leader in private equity investments in middle-market, growth-oriented technology companies. The Silver Lake Sumeru team applies fundamental operating insight, deep technology sector expertise, and world-class investing skills to invest in and partner with companies. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc.
Velocity Technology Solutions-- the ERP in the cloud company -- hosts ERP software and related applications for companies within its virtual private cloud environment, lowering operational costs, increasing service levels and improving software performance.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Pearson (VUE), acquired Certiport, Inc.

synopsis: Pearson VUE announced the acquisition of Certiport, a leading provider of performance-based certification exams and practice test solutions for academic institutions, workforce and corporate technology markets. Pearson VUE is furthering its commitment to offering the most robust, end-to-end professional learning and assessment solutions.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Pearson (VUE)
Pearson VUE is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Certiport, Inc.
Certiport is the leading provider of certification exam development, delivery and program management services delivered through an expansive network of over 12,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide. Certiport manages a sophisticated portfolio of leading certification programs.
price ($mm)
$140
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired AssetNation, Inc.

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of AssetNation, Inc., a leading online marketplace and solutions provider for surplus and salvage assets. AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is the world's largest industrial auctioneer, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other company in the world. Ritchie Bros. offers services that enable the world's builders to easily and confidently exchange equipment. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: AssetNation, Inc.
AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers. The company offers online auction marketplaces and solutions for surplus, end of life, and salvage assets and equipment.
price ($mm)
$64
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Direct Brands, Inc., acquired SkyMall, Inc.

synopsis: Direct Brands' affiliate Bookspan, which is owned by Phoenix-based private investment firm, Najafi Companies, has acquired Phoenix-based SkyMall, one of the most recognized brands in North America. SkyMall is known for its national in-flight catalog and e-commerce business.
buyer parent: Najafi Companies
buyer: Direct Brands, Inc.
Direct Brands is one of the largest direct-to-consumer distributors of media products in the U.S. The company is home to DVD and book club brands such as Columbia House, Doubleday Book Club, Book-of-the-Month Club, BOMC2.com as well as a number of special interest and lifestyle book clubs. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: SkyMall, Inc.
SkyMall is a multi-channel, direct marketer offering high-quality, innovative merchandise from top direct marketers and manufacturers through its SkyMall catalog and web site, SkyMall.com. SkyMall also offers turn-key merchandise and gift card loyalty programs to global brands.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/26/2011 via Market Wire

Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc., acquired WTS Inc.

synopsis: Velocity Technology Solutions, the ERP in the Cloud company, announced that it has acquired WTS, Inc., a strategic partner with Oracle for the hosting of the JD Edwards family of applications. The deep Oracle JD Edwards experience of the WTS team enables Velocity to expand its offerings to a significant and well established marketplace.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc.
Velocity Technology Solutions-- the ERP in the cloud company -- hosts ERP software and related applications for companies within its virtual private cloud environment, lowering operational costs, increasing service levels and improving software performance. "
target: WTS Inc.
WTS, Inc. is a strategic partner with Oracle for the hosting of the JD Edwards family of applications. WTS created strategic alliances with software vendors that complement and integrate their products with Oracle solutions.
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closed 11/1/2010 via Market Wire

Thomson Reuters, acquired Highline Financial, LLC

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced it acquired Highline Financial, a financial information and analytics provider focused on the US banking sector. The acquisition supports Thomson Reuters strategy of providing timely, accurate and high quality information by expanding its offering to include differentiated financial content and analytics.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,906.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. They combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Highline Financial, LLC
Highline Financial is the preferred source of banking information and analytics with decades of experience serving the financial industry.
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closed 5/25/2010 via BusinessWire

Certiport, Inc., acquired MeasureUp, Inc.

synopsis: Certiport, the leading provider of test delivery services for the global workforce and academic markets, announced they have acquired MeasureUp LLC, the global leader in IT practice tests and assessment services.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Certiport, Inc.
Certiport is the leading provider of value-added, computerized test delivery services that include an expansive network of Certiport testing centers worldwide. Its comprehensive services encompass test development, psychometrics, program management, sales and marketing. "
target: MeasureUp, Inc.
MeasureUp is an assessment and certification practice test company, providing the necessary tools to reinforce learning and validate knowledge. MeasureUp assessment and practice test customers include a broad range of companies and higher-education learning institutes.
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closed 12/3/2008 via BusinessWire

AssetNation, Inc., acquired Asset Auctions, LLC.

synopsis: AssetNation, Inc. announced its acquisition of AssetAuctions LLC. AssetAuctions is the leading provider of asset recovery, appraisal and inventory online auction services for the industrial, commercial and government markets.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: AssetNation, Inc.
AssetNation, Inc. is the leading online marketplace and services provider for the insurance industry and corporate surplus, idle and end-of-life assets. "
target: Asset Auctions, LLC.
Asset Auctions mission is to solve the difficult asset-based problems faced by today's corporation and government agency. Our online equipment auction solutions are different from those of a liquidator or auctioneer because we focus on more than just an asset sale.
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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.
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
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.
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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)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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)
rev ($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
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.
price ($mm)
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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
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.
price ($mm)
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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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11400
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Ticker: HLAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hilan Ltd.
Hilan Ltd.
Hilan Ltd. is the leading ASP - Application Service Provider in Israel, for overall management of the human resource in the organization: payroll, human resources, time & attendance and pension administration.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$122.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.24
EBIT ($mm)
$19.63
Net Income ($mm)
$13.89
Employees
300
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Ticker: ASX:RDY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ReadyTech Holdings Limited
ReadyTech Holdings Limited
ReadyTech is an Australian provider of people management software for employment and education. ReadyTech offers a complete student management system for institutions and training organisations. For employers they offer a complete payroll, HR admin and work health and safety management system.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
($0.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
160
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Ticker: VCSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. is a provider of administrative software, Internet core technologies, and derivative software application products through its distribution network.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$5.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.97)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.50
Employees
26
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Ticker: ASX:PYG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PayGroup Ltd
PayGroup Ltd
Headquartered in Melbourne Australia, PayGroup is the holding company of Pay Asia Pte Limited. Pay Asia, headquartered in Singapore, is a trusted provider of Multi-Country Payroll and cloud based Software as a Service (SaaS) Human Resource Outsourcing Solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3.20
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: IACH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Information Architects Corporation
Information Architects Corporation
The company focuses on investigating acquisition partners and targets, as well as new business lines and services to add to existing software resources and enhance its ability to market its perceptre software asset.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.66)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CSOD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. is a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software. The company’s solutions help organizations to realize the potential of the modern workforce.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$576.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.91
EBIT ($mm)
$11.93
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1953
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Ticker: PCTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paylocity
Paylocity
Paylocity is a leading provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions. Paylocity offers an intuitive, easy-to-use product suite that helps businesses tackle challenges while moving them toward the promise of tomorrow.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$519.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$76.12
EBIT ($mm)
$57.54
Net Income ($mm)
$57.64
Employees
3050
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Ticker: CSLT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Castlight Health, Inc.
Castlight offers a health benefits platform that engages employees to make better healthcare decisions and enables employers to communicate and evaluate their benefit programs.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$93.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($62.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($65.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
464
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Ticker: ASX:ELO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elmo Talent Management Software
ELMO operates in the HCM software market. HCM software solutions are used to support and automate HR related processes at various stages of an employee’s lifecycle, including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, learning and development, succession planning and employee administration.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$30.74
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
106
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Ticker: MFOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meta4 Spain, S.A.
Meta4 Spain, S.A.
Madrid-based Meta4 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.
year
2001
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: JASDAQ:3910
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MKSystem
MKSystem
MKSystem Corporation provides cloud services in Japan. It offers system development and ASP services for social insurance labor consultant offices and corporations, labor insurance administration associations, SR Labor and management centers, and general corporate human resources.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.62
EBIT ($mm)
$3.17
Net Income ($mm)
$2.07
Employees
44
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Ticker: ASX:RNL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rision Limited
Rision Limited
Rision is an intuitive team planning and analytics platform that solves the complex people problems that can slow business down. The system lets users roster and schedule staff, fill last-minute shifts and get real time analytics on team performance in minutes, not hours.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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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