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closed 6/20/2013 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired PFC Energy

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and analytics, announced the acquisition of PFC Energy, a well-established leader in providing information, insight, and analytical products and services for the oil and gas value chain.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: PFC Energy
PFC Energy is a global consulting firm specializing in the oil and gas industry. Its clients are oil and gas operators, national oil companies, service companies, investors, governments and other stakeholders.
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closed 9/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company, acquired Lasser, Inc.

synopsis: TGS, a company that, provides multi-client geoscience data to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies worldwide, announced that it has acquired Lasser, Inc., a company which provides historical and monthly oil and gas production data and owns, maintains and licenses a nationwide U.S. well production database.
buyer: TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (OB:TGS:$612.08)
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) provides multi-client geoscience data to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies worldwide. TGS also offers advanced processing and imaging services, interpretation products, and data integration solutions. "
target: Lasser, Inc.
Lasser, Inc. provides high quality energy data for the oil and gas industry. Their site provides access to their comprehensive oil & gas production and well database using an internet browser. Users can subscribe to the database service either one month at a time or with an annual membership.
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closed 6/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

DrillingInfo Inc., purchased Research And Database Business from 1Derrick Ltd.

synopsis: Drillinginfo has acquired 1Derrick's and Petroleum Listing Service's research and database business. 1Derrick is an independent oil and gas research and consulting firm that provides research services in the oil and gas sector through its databases and reports. The firm has offices in New York, Houston and Dallas as well as international offices.
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to oil and gas industries through a state-of-the-art SaaS platform built on industry-leading data and energy analytics. Their solutions deliver value across the upstream and downstream supply chain. "
seller: 1Derrick Ltd.
1Derrick is an independent oil and gas research and consulting firm, serving more than 150 clients including oil and gas majors, independent E&P companies, several blue chip PE firms, top investment banks and consulting firms.
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closed 1/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Geologic Systems Ltd., purchased Well Completions & Frac Database from Canadian Discovery Limited

synopsis: geoLOGIC systems ltd., a portfolio company of BV Investment Partners, announced that it has purchased Canadian Discovery Ltd.'s (CDL) Well Completions & Frac Database and related products, including its Direct Data Access add-on module. CDL is an independent, global energy information service company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: Geologic Systems Ltd.
geoLOGIC systems ltd. is based in Calgary, Alberta and has been providing high-quality, integrated data and software decision support systems to the upstream oil and gas industry in Western Canada and elsewhere for over thirty years. "
seller: Canadian Discovery Limited
Canadian Discovery Ltd. (CDL) is an independent, global energy information service company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. For 30 years, CDL has continuously evolved to deliver oil & gas data, analytics and expertise via online applications and supporting consultancy services.
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closed 9/2/2009 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired LogTech Canada Ltd.

synopsis: IHS Inc., a leading global source of critical information and insight, announced the acquisition of LogTech (Canada) Ltd., a leader in the development of pragmatic and cost-effective software solutions, services and digital log data for the petroleum industry, for CA$3.3 million.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target: LogTech Canada Ltd.
LogTech Canada offers the oil and gas industry a comprehensive suite of services, data and software designed to manage exploration risk and enhance drilling and production success.
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closed 9/6/2005 via BusinessWire

Divestco Inc., acquired Drilling Records

synopsis: Divestco Inc. is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of Canamera Corporation and Canamera Equities Ltd. Both companies are private with Canamera based in Houston, Texas and Equities based in Calgary, Alberta. Collectively the two companies are known in the oil and gas industry as Drilling Records.
buyer: Divestco Inc. (TSXV:DVT:$22.05)
Divestco is a growth-oriented company that provides a comprehensive and integrated portfolio of software, services, data and consulting to the oil and gas industry. We are creating an unparalleled set of integrated solutions and unique benefits for the marketplace. "
target: Drilling Records
Drilling Records began operations in 1958 establishing a historical drilling database for the Canadian oil and gas industry. They eventually created & expanded databases to the United States. In 1980 computerization began, eventually leading to an online internet system.
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closed 8/12/2010 via PR Newswire

Dice Holdings, Inc., acquired Rigzone

synopsis: Building on its position in energy industry recruiting, Dice Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, announced it has completed the purchase of Rigzone, a U.S. market leader in the oil and gas industry delivering content, data, advertising and career services.
buyer parent: General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHX:$198.83)
Dice Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, including technology and engineering, financial services, energy, healthcare, and security clearance. "
target: Rigzone
Known as the online gateway to the oil and gas industry, Rigzone is the world's most-used source for upstream oil and gas news and data, including in-depth information on the exploration, drilling and production markets.
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$35
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closed 8/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired DrillingInfo Inc.

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Drilling Info Holdings, Inc. Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to oil and gas industries through a state-of-the-art SaaS platform.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies for more than 25 years. Based in San Francisco, Genstar works in partnership with its management teams to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to oil and gas industries through a state-of-the-art SaaS platform built on industry-leading data and energy analytics. Their solutions deliver value across the upstream and downstream supply chain.
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$20
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closed 2/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Westwood Global Energy Group, purchased RigLogix from Rigzone

synopsis: Westwood Global Energy Group, an energy research, analysis and consulting specialist for exploration and oilfield services markets, has acquired RigLogix from RigZone, a DHI Group company. RigLogix is a premium data services platform for the oil and gas industry.
buyer parent: Energy Ventures
buyer: Westwood Global Energy Group
Westwood Global Energy Group is a leading provider of information, subscription services and research-led consultancy for the global energy industry. They focus on intelligence and insight for worldwide exploration and oilfield services markets. "
seller parent: DHI Group, Inc.
seller: Rigzone
The acquisition includes the RigLogix platform from RigZone, a DHI Group company. RigLogix is a premium data services platform for the oil and gas industry. The platform offers on demand access to real time data and analysis for the global offshore rig market.
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closed 11/7/2017 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired Oil-Law Records

synopsis: Drillinginfo, the energy industry's leading SaaS and data analytics company, has acquired Oklahoma City-based Oil-Law Records, one of the first oil and gas industry information providers in the U.S.
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo is the leading energy SaaS and data analytics platform that provides predictive tools and technology to drive exploration decisions, evaluate rapidly evolving opportunities and achieve better, faster results. "
target: Oil-Law Records
Oil-Law Records provides the oil and gas industries of Oklahoma and New Mexico with innovative efficient solutions to address information gathering challenges. Oil-Law Records compiles, analyzes and abstracts state-level oil and gas filings and distributes that information to thousands of end users.
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closed 12/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haynes Publishing Group PLC, acquired OATS Limited

synopsis: Yeovil-headquartered Haynes Publishing Group has acquired OATS, a Swindon-based technology business which provides data to the lubricants sector of the oil industry. OATS, founded in 1993 has developed an equipment and lubricants database that supports customers including original equipment manufacturers, oil companies and lubricant distributors.
buyer: Haynes Publishing Group PLC (LSE:HYNS:$31.93)
Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C., a publishing company, produces and sells automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. The Company's manuals are based on a complete vehicle strip-down and rebuild in its workshops. "
target: OATS Limited
OATS is a niche technology business that provides information and productivity solutions for the lubricants sector of the oil industry. OATS has developed an equipment and lubricants database that supports customers including original equipment manufacturers and oil companies.
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closed 7/12/2012 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired County Scans

synopsis: Drilling Info, Inc. announced its acquisition of Grand Prairie, TX-based County Scans, the premier provider of deep, digitized U.S. mineral ownership data. The acquisition deepens and significantly enhances Drillinginfo's existing mineral leasing data and suite of analysis and management tools.
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo is the premier information service for the domestic upstream oil and gas industry, providing an integrated land, production, and well information platform for E&P companies, technical professionals, landmen, royalty owners, and financial services. "
target parent: DFW Scanning
target: County Scans
County Scans collects, digitizes and indexes courthouse records in key oil and gas producing counties across the U.S., and has detailed coverage in several important existing and emerging unconventional hydrocarbon plays.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

SitePro, LLC, acquired Integrated Control Solutions

synopsis: SitePro, the leading automation technology solutions and service provider for the energy industry, has acquired Integrated Control Solutions (ICS), a provider of Automation Systems and Software for the Oil and Gas Industry. ICS provides state of the art Saltwater Disposal Automation solutions (SWD Automation) to hundreds of SWDs.
buyer: SitePro, LLC
SitePro is a digital oilfield fluid management company focused on delivering automation and electronic ticketing workflow solutions. SitePro was built for the energy industry by a team who understands the oilfield and the need to reduce costs while increasing efficiency and production. "
target: Integrated Control Solutions
Integrated Control Solutions (ICS) is a provider of Automation Systems and Software for the Oil and Gas Industry. ICS specializes in Saltwater Disposal Automation (SWD Automation) and similar fluid management facilities. They provide state of the art SWD automation solutions to hundreds of SWDs.
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announced 7/13/2016 via PR Newswire

Mazars Group, will acquire Corality Financial Group

synopsis: Mazars, the independent international organization specializing in audit, accountancy, tax and consulting services, announced it is to acquire Corality Financial Group, a market leader in financial modelling, model audit and training.
buyer: Mazars Group
Mazars is an independent international organization specializing in audit, accountancy, tax, legal and advisory services. Mazars operates throughout the 77 countries that make up its integrated partnership. "
target: Corality Financial Group
Corality Financial Group is a boutique financial modelling consultancy and training course provider specializing in infrastructure, renewable energy, utilities and natural resources.
price ($mm)
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$9
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closed 12/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Hannon Westwood Ltd., acquired Douglas-Westwood Ltd.

synopsis: Energy Software Intelligence Analytics, the owner of Hannon Westwood, announced the completion of the acquisition of Douglas Westwood Limited, a market leading brand in bespoke and multi-client research, strategic and commercial reviews for the OFS market, servicing the largest financial, E&P and service company clients.
buyer parent: Energy Ventures
buyer: Hannon Westwood Ltd.
Hannon Westwood, an Energy Software Intelligence Analytics Group company, has been advising the oil and gas industry for more than 20 years. Hannon Westwood is an information services company providing comprehensive and detailed insight into the North-West Europe upstream market. "
target: Douglas-Westwood Ltd.
Established in 1990, Douglas­Westwood is a leading provider of market research and consulting services across the many sectors that comprise the global energy industry. Their research is supported by proprietary data, insight and knowledge.
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closed 1/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired The Structure Group LLC

synopsis: Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, has acquired Structure, a provider of consulting, system integration and customized solutions and services to energy and utilities clients.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,215.01)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 305,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. "
target: The Structure Group LLC
Structure is a provider of business advisory, system integration and customized solution development services focused on the energy and utilities industries. Structure relies on deep industry expertise and proven methodologies to deliver energy technology platforms for the next generation.
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closed 7/17/2014 via PR Newswire

Platts, acquired Eclipse Energy Group

synopsis: Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, announced that it has acquired London-based Eclipse Energy Group, a privately owned provider of data and analysis on the European gas, power and global liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Platts
Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and metals intelligence and a premier source of benchmark prices for the physical and futures markets. Platts is headquartered in New York with approximately 900 employees in more than 15 offices worldwide. "
target: Eclipse Energy Group
Eclipse Energy provides price forecasts, scenarios, country analysis, fundamental market data, news and commentary on gas and power markets in the U.K. and Europe to a blue-chip client base of energy companies and financial institutions.
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closed 10/1/2010 via Company Press Release

CriticalControl Solutions Corp., acquired Visible Data Inc. and Visible One Call Inc.

synopsis: CriticalControl has acquired Visible Data Inc. and Visible One Call Inc. (collectively VDG). VDG’s business includes: A service to manage gathering system (pipeline) schematics integrated with data from regulatory databases. The sale of subscriptions of VDG’s proprietary online well production and pipeline attribute databases.
buyer: CriticalControl Solutions Corp. (CA:CCZ:$49.37)
CriticalControl is a technology company that builds, implements and manages critical business process solutions. Their proprietary products are data management tools to operate the critical business operations of government and energy sector clients. "
target: Visible Data Inc. and Visible One Call Inc.
Visible Data Inc. provides pipeline, environmental, gas plant, and well production data. Visible One Call Inc. provides end-to-end solutions to track tickets to oil and gas companies for identification of all facilities in a given area.
price ($mm)
$0.54
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$1
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closed 5/27/2010 via Market Wire

Thomson Reuters, acquired Point Carbon A/S

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has agreed to acquire Point Carbon A/S, a Norwegian-based leading provider of essential trading analytics, news and content for the energy and environmental markets.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,721.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Point Carbon A/S
Point Carbon is a world-leading provider of independent news, analysis and consulting services for European and global power, gas and carbon markets.
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closed 9/5/2008 via BusinessWeek

IHS, Inc., purchased product portfolio from Divestco Inc.

synopsis: IHS Inc., a leading global source of critical information and insight, has acquired the product portfolio of Divestco USA Inc. Divestco USA’s portfolio consists of drilling records, permits and rig activity, production data and public land survey (mapping) information.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
seller: Divestco Inc. (TSXV:DVT:$22.05)
Divestco is a growth-oriented company that provides a comprehensive and integrated portfolio of software, services, data and consulting to the oil and gas industry. We are creating an unparalleled set of integrated solutions and unique benefits for the marketplace.
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$3.00
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closed 6/20/2013 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired PFC Energy

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and analytics, announced the acquisition of PFC Energy, a well-established leader in providing information, insight, and analytical products and services for the oil and gas value chain.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: PFC Energy
PFC Energy is a global consulting firm specializing in the oil and gas industry. Its clients are oil and gas operators, national oil companies, service companies, investors, governments and other stakeholders.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BusinessWire

ACCESS Corporation, purchased Data Logic Services from IHS Markit Ltd.

synopsis: IHS Markit has completed the sale of Data Logic Services to Access. Data Logic Services provides storage and records management for firms in the energy industry. Its expertise includes data management, database integration, document archiving, cataloging, scanning and imaging.
buyer parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
buyer: ACCESS Corporation
Access is the nation’s largest privately-held records and information management (RIM) company. Their mission is to lead the RIM industry by providing their clients the very best service. Access provides document management solutions to 40 markets throughout the United States and Latin America. "
seller: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,362.00)
Based in Houston, Data Logic Services provides storage and records management for firms in the energy industry. Its expertise includes data management, database integration, document archiving, cataloging, scanning and imaging.
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closed 10/10/2019 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired Novation Analytics

synopsis: UK-based IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics, and solutions, has acquired Novation Analytics, a specialist provider of software solutions, data analysis, and advisory services to the automotive industry. Novation Analytics focuses on the modeling of vehicle energy efficiency and CO2 emissions compliance.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,362.00)
UK-based IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target: Novation Analytics
Novation Analytics provides software solutions, data analysis and advisory services, focusing on vehicle energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions. Novation's ENERGY software provides full-vehicle simulation and competitive and regulatory analysis for product planners, engineers and regulators.
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announced 9/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Montagu Private Equity, will acquire IHS Jane's

synopsis: Montagu Private Equity, a company that arranges and invests in buyouts of businesses, will be acquiring IHS Jane's, a respected, trusted partner of the world’s top governments and national security agencies, as well as the largest aerospace and defence businesses.
buyer: Montagu Private Equity
Montagu Private Equity focus exclusively on management buyouts where we can back strong incumbent CEOs who want to acquire the business they run, usually from a corporate owner or a founder. They invest in hundreds of companies across many different industry sectors. "
target parent: IHS Markit Ltd.
target: IHS Jane's
IHS Jane’s is a respected, trusted partner of the world’s top governments and national security agencies, as well as the largest aerospace and defence businesses. The Company has built its reputation through 120 years of service, delivering critical intelligence to its customers across the world.
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announced 5/29/2019 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., will acquire Agribusiness Intelligence

synopsis: IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, will acquire Agribusiness Intelligence group from Informa, a UK-based events, intelligence and research group. Agribusiness Intelligence is a UK-based provider of intelligence to agribusiness organisations. They offer the latest insights, analysis and data and forecasts.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,362.00)
UK-based IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target parent: Informa plc
target: Agribusiness Intelligence
Agribusiness Intelligence is a UK-based provider of actionable intelligence to agribusiness organisations. Agribusiness Intelligence offers the latest insights, analysis and data and forecasts. They specialise in agri commodities and food, crop protection, fertilizers, and policy and regulation.
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announced 5/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Informa plc, will purchase TMT Business from IHS Markit Ltd.

synopsis: Informa, a UK-based international events, intelligence and scholarly research group, will acquire the IHS Markit Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) intelligence business from IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. IHS Markit TMT provides deep market insights across a wide range of technology markets.
buyer: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$3,694.29)
UK-based Informa is a leading international Exhibitions, Events, Information Services and Scholarly Publishing Group. Informa helps commercial, professional and academic communities make better decisions faster, through specialist content and intelligence, and opportunities to connect and learn. "
seller: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Markit Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) provides market insights across a wide range of technology markets, from materials and components, to devices and equipment, to end markets and consumers. IHS Markit TMT belongs to IHS Markit, a leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.
price ($mm)
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$3,688
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$1,162
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closed 5/21/2018 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired Ipreo Holdings LLC

synopsis: Ipreo, a leading financial services solutions and data provider, was acquired by IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. IHS Markit is acquiring the business from private equity funds managed by Blackstone and by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a leading global provider of financial services technology, data and analytical services, supporting all participants in the capital-raising process, including sell-side professionals, finance officers at private and public companies, institutional investors, and asset managers.
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$1,855
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closed 4/16/2018 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired DeriveXperts

synopsis: IHS Markit, a world leader in information, analytics and solutions, announced it acquired DeriveXperts, a provider of valuation services for OTC derivatives and other complex financial securities. DeriveXperts specializes in daily and monthly computations of hard-to-value assets.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target: DeriveXperts
DeriveXperts is a provider of valuation services for OTC derivatives and other complex financial securities. They specialize in daily and monthly computations of hard-to-value assets, such as equity derivatives, FX derivatives, interest rate derivatives and structured notes.
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closed 9/26/2017 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired automotiveMastermind, Inc

synopsis: IHS Markit, a world leader in information, analytics and solutions, has acquired a 78% majority stake in automotiveMastermind Inc., a provider of predictive analytics and marketing automation software for the automotive industry. automotiveMastermind’s cloud-based platform helps dealers precisely predict automobile-buying behavior.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Markit is a leader in critical information, analytics and expertise for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. They deliver next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency. "
target: automotiveMastermind, Inc
automotiveMastermind is the leading provider of predictive analytics and marketing automation technology for the automotive industry. The company’s cloud-based platform helps dealers precisely predict automobile-buying behavior and automates the creation of micro-targeted consumer communications.
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closed 6/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, purchased OERM from IHS, Inc.

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the software, industrial technology, financial services and healthcare industries, announced the acquisition of the Operational Excellence & Risk Management business ("OERM") of business information provider IHS Inc.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating executives and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
seller: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
Operational Excellence & Risk Management business ("OERM") provides a robust portfolio of software driven solutions that enable companies to manage and optimize their environmental, health, safety, and sustainability processes.
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closed 4/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., acquired GlobalSpec, Inc.

synopsis: IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, announced the acquisition of GlobalSpec, a leading source of news, data and analytics for the global engineering and technical community including the widely known brand name Engineering360.
buyer: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
IEEE is the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Through its highly-cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities, IEEE inspires a glboal community. "
target parent: IHS, Inc.
target: GlobalSpec, Inc.
GlobalSpec is a leading source of news, data and analytics for the global engineering and technical community including the widely known brand name Engineering360. It specializes in vertical search and information services serving the engineering, manufacturing, and technical market segments.
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closed 7/12/2016 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., merged with Markit Group Ltd.

synopsis: IHS Inc. and Markit Ltd. announced the completion of their previously announced merger to form IHS Markit, a new leader in critical information, analytics and solutions that drive economies and markets worldwide.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading global provider of financial information services. They provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Their customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors and insurance companies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,036 [$10,974]
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$2,219
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$581
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4.9x
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18.9x
closed 2/10/2016 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Oil Price Information Service

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight, has completed its acquisition of Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), an internationally referenced pricing reporting agency that serves the oil, natural gas and biofuels industries.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target parent: UCG
target: Oil Price Information Service
Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) is the world's most comprehensive source for petroleum pricing and news information with offices in the U.S., Europe and Singapore and is the most widely accepted U.S. fuel price benchmark for supply contracts and competitive positioning.
price ($mm)
$650
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closed 12/28/2015 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Carproof

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight, announced it has acquired CarProof Corporation, a Canada-based company that offers products and services in vehicle history, appraisal and valuation for the automotive. CarProof is the industry standard in Canada for providing automotive vehicle history reports.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target: Carproof
CarProof is the industry standard in Canada for providing automotive vehicle history reports to dealers, auto auctions, original equipment manufacturers, lenders, insurers, governments, law enforcement agencies and consumers.
price ($mm)
$468
rev ($mm)
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closed 4/20/2015 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired RootMetrics

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight, announced it has acquired RootMetrics, a U.S.-based independent mobile networks analytics firm that offers insights into the mobile user experience.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target: RootMetrics
RootMetrics is an independent mobile network research firm that specializes in providing unbiased mobile network performance information and mapping.
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closed 3/26/2015 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired Dataium LLC

synopsis: IHS Inc., a leading global source of critical information and insight, announced it has acquired Dataium, a company that provides essential business intelligence and analysis to the automotive industry. Dataium can predict future sales, prove advertising effectiveness, measure website performance and perform additional comparative analysis.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target: Dataium LLC
Dataium is the world’s largest compiler of online automotive shopping behavior. Every month Dataium observes over 20 million automotive shoppers across over 10,000 automotive websites and then aggregates, indexes and summarizes this data into intelligent insights.
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announced 11/12/2014 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., will acquire JOC Group

synopsis: IHS Inc. a leading global source of critical information and insight, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire JOC Group Inc., the authoritative provider of business intelligence, data and events for trade, transportation and logistics professionals worldwide.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target parent: Electra Partners LLP
target: JOC Group
JOC Group Inc. is the authoritative provider of business intelligence, data and events covering the global container shipping and logistics market. JOC Group Inc. provides access, intelligence, insight and support through their two online, print and events products, PIERS and JOC.
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closed 8/6/2014 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired Global Trade Information Services Incorporated

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight, announced the acquisition of Global Trade Information Services, the preeminent provider of international merchandise trade data. Corporations, governments, and associations use their trade data systems to develop an enhanced understanding of global trade information.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target: Global Trade Information Services Incorporated
Global Trade Information Services, Inc. (GTI) is recognized as the leading supplier of international merchandise trade data. Corporations, governments, and associations in more than 50 countries use their trade data systems to develop an enhanced understanding of global trade information.
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closed 6/24/2013 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Intellichem, Inc.

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and analytics, announced it has acquired Intellichem, a strategic company that will strengthen IHS Chemical business in Latin America. Intellichem publishes a bi-weekly report (QuiMax) on the olefin and plastics markets in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target: Intellichem, Inc.
Intellichem, based in Houston, Texas, provides accurate and updated market intelligence for the petrochemical business and related industries in Latin America. The consultancy assists companies in their quest to understand key participants and to identify market opportunities.
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closed 6/20/2013 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired PFC Energy

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and analytics, announced the acquisition of PFC Energy, a well-established leader in providing information, insight, and analytical products and services for the oil and gas value chain.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: PFC Energy
PFC Energy is a global consulting firm specializing in the oil and gas industry. Its clients are oil and gas operators, national oil companies, service companies, investors, governments and other stakeholders.
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closed 7/15/2013 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired R. L. Polk & Co

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and analytics, has completed its acquisition of R.L. Polk & Co, a recognized leader in the automotive information industry. R.L. Polk & Co. consists of two divisions that provide actionable market intelligence, powerful tools and analytics and extensive vehicle history information.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: R. L. Polk & Co
R. L. Polk is the premier provider of automotive information and marketing solutions. Polk collects and interprets global data and provides extensive automotive business expertise to help its clients understand their market position, identify trends, build brand loyalty, and conquer new business.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,403 [$1,403]
rev ($mm)
$403
EBITDA ($mm)
$94
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
14.9x
closed 6/20/2013 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired PFC Energy

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and analytics, announced the acquisition of PFC Energy, a well-established leader in providing information, insight, and analytical products and services for the oil and gas value chain.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: PFC Energy
PFC Energy is a global consulting firm specializing in the oil and gas industry. Its clients are oil and gas operators, national oil companies, service companies, investors, governments and other stakeholders.
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closed 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

DTN, acquired Weatherzone

synopsis: DTN, an independent source of insights, analysis, and decision-support solutions, has acquired Weatherzone, from Nine Entertainment. Headquartered in Australia, Weatherzone is a leading provider of weather information to consumers and businesses across major industry sectors.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
DTN is an independent source of accurate, objective, real-time, and actionable insights to increase confidence and support business decisions for customers working in agriculture, energy, and transportation. DTN also publishes Progressive Farmer magazine, the premier publication in agriculture. "
target parent: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
target: Weatherzone
Weatherzone is Australia’s largest private weather service. The company gives businesses advanced tools and the most accurate weather forecasts in order to operate safely, efficiently, and more profitably. Weatherzone's solutions are innovative, tailored, flexible and responsive.
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announced 7/26/2019 via BusinessWire

HGGC, LLC, will acquire Monotype Imaging

synopsis: Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will be acquired by HGGC, a leading middle-market private equity firm. Monotype empowers creative minds to build and express authentic brands through design, technology, and expertise.
buyer: HGGC, LLC
HGGC is a leading middle-market private equity firm with $4.3 billion in cumulative capital commitments. HGGC is distinguished by its Advantaged Investing approach that enables firms to source and acquire scalable businesses through partnerships with management teams, founders, and sponsors. "
target: Monotype Imaging (TYPE:$243.96)
Monotype empowers creative minds to build and express authentic brands through design, technology and expertise. Monotype's libraries feature iconic typefaces including the Helvetica, Frutiger, and Univers families as well as contemporary releases from the Monotype Studio.
price ($mm)[EV]
$824 [$857]
rev ($mm)
$244
EBITDA ($mm)
$55
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
15.7x
announced 4/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire PayScale

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading global private equity firm specializing in technology and technology-enabled services businesses, will be acquiring PayScale, a company that offers modern compensation software and the most precise, real-time, data-driven insights for employees and employers alike.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm specializing in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. FP has invested in and acquired over 200 technology companies, making it one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: PayScale
PayScale offers modern compensation software and the most precise, real-time, data-driven insights for employees and employers alike. More than 7,000 customers, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, use PayScale to power pay decisions for more than 18 million employees.
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Beauhurst, acquired Spinouts UK

synopsis: Beauhurst, a searchable database of the UK's fastest growing companies has acquired Spinouts UK, the project and dataset run and collected by Jonathan Harris. Spinouts UK is a company that provides information on early stage high growth companies in Scotland and northern England.
buyer: Beauhurst
Beauhurst is a searchable database of the UK's fastest-growing companies, from early-stage startups to late-stage scaleups. They are trusted by thousands of professionals to help them discover, track and understand everything there is to know about high-growth companies. "
target parent: Young Company Finance
target: Spinouts UK
Spinouts UK is a company dedicated to tracking and writing about early stage high growth companies in Scotland and Northern England. Many of the companies have been university spinouts and they are familiar with the issues involving both the university and the spinout companies.
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announced 10/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Oracle Corporation, will acquire DataFox

synopsis: Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire DataFox, whose cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) data engine and derived business content provide the most current, precise and expansive set of company-level information and insightful data to optimize business decisions.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,531.00)
Oracle is a computer technology corporation developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products. By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its customers to accelerate innovation and create added value for their customers. "
target: DataFox
DataFox helps sales, marketing, and investing teams find new opportunities. DataFox's machine learning algorithms and human analysts verify proprietary insights on millions of businesses to provide robust company data and growth signals.
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closed 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

InMobi, acquired Pinsight Media

synopsis: InMobi, a global provider of enterprise platforms for marketers, has acquired Pinsight Media from Sprint, one of the largest telecommunication companies in the US. Pinsight Media is a mobile data and brand intelligence company. Pinsight Media provides actionable insights that support smarter business and marketing decisions.
buyer: InMobi
InMobi is a mobile advertising platform that specializes in delivering the best ROI for mobile marketers. A mobile-first and mobile-only platform, InMobi has been pioneering the next generation of ad experiences, including video advertising, on the back of deep learning based optimization engines. "
target parent: Sprint
target: Pinsight Media
Pinsight Media is a mobile data and brand intelligence company. Leveraging verified, first-party mobile data from more than 32 million mobile users, Pinsight Media works together with businesses and marketers to provide actionable insights that support smarter business and marketing decisions.
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announced 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Optus, will acquire Hivint Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Optus, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Australia, will acquire Hivint, an Australian consultancy firm which provides professional services within the field of cyber security, spanning technical, governance, risk and compliance services.
buyer parent: Temasek Holdings
buyer: Optus
Optus is one of the largest telecommunications companies in Australia. Optus provides mobile, telephony, internet, satellite, entertainment and business network services to more than 10 million customers every day. "
target: Hivint Pty Ltd.
Hivint is an Australian consultancy firm which provides professional services within the field of cyber security, spanning technical, governance, risk and compliance services. They also offer Security Colony, a SaaS platform that provides access to a library of security resources.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired Cognate

synopsis: GoDaddy, a company that provides domain names, has acquired Cognate, a Boston-based startup that uses blockchain to do Common Law trademarks registry. Cognate reviews your proof of use, and once confirmed, creates a permanent, time-stamped record of a users' trademark information and proof.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 18 million customers worldwide and 77 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. "
target: Cognate
Cognate is The Common Law Trademark (CM) Registry - the only fast, easy, and affordable way to protect your trademark rights. Cognate uses blockchain technology to make an immutable record of users' trademark rights.
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closed 8/16/2018 via BusinessWire

CPA Global, purchased IP Software Solutions from Practice Insight

synopsis: CPA Global, the Intellectual Property (IP) services and technology market leader, announces the acquisition of Filing Analytics and Citation Eagle, two leading IP data and analytics software solutions, from Practice Insight, a wholly owned subsidiary of IPH Ltd.
buyer parent: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
buyer: CPA Global
Based in the Channel Islands, CPA Global is the world’s leading IP management and technology company. They offer customers The IP Platform: delivering integrated Innovation and IP Portfolio software, services and insights across the entire Idea Lifecycle. "
seller parent: IPH Limited
seller: Practice Insight
Filing Analytics combines datasets from patent offices into one database. Machine learning and data augmentation are applied for the highest degree of data integrity and quality. Citation Eagle enables patent owners and attorneys to track and focus on citations of patents using one automated system.
price ($mm)
$7.30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Cannae Holdings, CC Capital, Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., acquired Dun & Bradstreet

synopsis: Cannae Holdings, Inc., along with its investment consortium including CC Capital and Thomas H. Lee Partners along with a group of distinguished investors, has completed the acquisition of Dun & Bradstreet, the global leader in commercial data and analytics.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Cannae Holdings (CNNE:$1,188.10)
buyer: CC Capital
Cannae Holding is a holding company with a strong track record of investing in diverse assets. Thomas H. Lee Partners is one of the world's oldest and most experienced private equity firms. CC Capital is a private investment firm with a focus on investing and operating long term companies. "
target: Dun & Bradstreet (DNB:$1,813.10)
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) data and insights help improve business performance. Delivered through the D&B Data Cloud and market-leading solutions, their data and insights help accelerate revenue, manage risk, lower cost and transform businesses. Global businesses of all sizes rely on D&B.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,518 [$6,655]
rev ($mm)
$1,813
EBITDA ($mm)
$533
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 7/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Salary.com, acquired Compdata Surveys

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, LLC announced that one of its portfolio companies, Salary.com, LLC, the leading SaaS provider of cloud-based compensation market data and analytics, has acquired Compdata Surveys & Consulting, a national compensation and data consulting firm.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Salary.com (SLRY:$0.00)
Salary.com is the leading SaaS provider of cloud-based compensation market data and analytics. The Company serves approximately 4,000 business-to-business customers worldwide with its market-leading CompAnalyst platform, designed to accelerate compensation workflows and improve efficiency. "
target: Compdata Surveys
Compdata Surveys & Consulting is a national compensation and data consulting firm. Headquartered in Olathe, KS, Compdata has compiled one of the most comprehensive databases in the U.S. market and is a market leader in fast-growing verticals including healthcare, logistics, and higher education.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Questel, acquired Expernova

synopsis: Questel, one of the largest online intellectual property service providers, announces the acquisition of Expernova, a gem specializing in scientific big data. Since 2008, Expernova’s founders have been developing their Expernova platform to transform a complex scientific and technological environment into an easy, attractive, and collaborative map.
buyer: Questel
Questel offers a full suite of web based services for productivity and collaboration dedicated to intellectual property (IP) with search, analysis and idea- to-asset management capabilities. Questel provides a comprehensive collection of IP databases for each stage of the innovation lifecycle. "
target: Expernova
Expernova is a reference player in the field of scientific Big Data and Open Innovation. Based in Montpellier, France, they provide subscription services to its proprietary platform offering ecosystem mappings through the analysis of innovation players (experts, corporates, universities, etc.).
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Innolva S.p.A., acquired Comas S.r.l.

synopsis: Innolva S.p.A., entirely controlled by Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A., has finalized the acquisition of Comas S.r.l. and Webber S.r.l., two companies active in the on-line sale of commercial information.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Innolva S.p.A.
Innolva operates in the field of Business Information & Credit Management services. Innolva presents a complete offer of information to banks, companies and professionals to optimize decisions in credit management activities. "
target: Comas S.r.l.
Comas S.r.l. and Webber S.r.l. are principally active in the reselling, through the internet, of commercial information such as financial and corporate information on companies, cadastral information, automobile registration history, and other information services.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/20/2018 via Company Press Release

DuMont Mediengruppe, acquired DTAD Deutscher Auftragsdienst AG

synopsis: DuMont Mediengruppe has acquired 100% of the leading order information service, DTAD Deutscher Auftragsdienst AG (DTAD). The Berlin-based company is a leading service for public and commercial order data and provides customers with a comprehensive database for detailed analysis and market observation.
buyer: DuMont Mediengruppe
DuMont Mediengruppe is one of Germany's largest traditional media houses. Dumont is focused on three business units: Regional media, business information, and marketing technology. They also hold shares in numerous advertising, radio and online companies. "
target: DTAD Deutscher Auftragsdienst AG
Based in Berlin, Germany, DTAD Deutscher Auftragsdienst AG operates the leading information service for public and commercial order information in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. DTAD provides customers with a comprehensive database for detailed analysis and market observation.
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closed 4/25/2018 via PR Web

Billtrust, acquired Credit2B

synopsis: Billtrust, the leader in B2B payment cycle management, announced the acquisition of Credit2B, a pioneer in trade credit risk. Credit2B leverages crowdsourcing and other technologies to provide up-to-date payment behaviors and financial risk information on common customers, easing the credit decisioning process for suppliers.
buyer: Billtrust
Billtrust accelerates cash flow by automating invoice delivery, invoice payment and cash application. Companies can improve operational efficiency throughout the invoice-to- cash process with electronic invoicing and payments in a flexible, cloud-based solution. "
target: Credit2B
Credit2B is a pioneer in trade credit risk. Credit2B leverages crowdsourcing and other technologies to provide up-to-date payment behaviors and financial risk information on common customers, easing the credit decisioning process for suppliers.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

TransUnion LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

synopsis: TransUnion, a risk and information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., the second largest consumer credit bureau in the U.K.. Callcredit is an information solutions company that provides data, analytics and technology solutions to help businesses and consumers make informed decisions.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., is in the business of empowering information. They provide the data, analytics, and software that enable businesses to build more valuable customer relationships. They specialize in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector.
price ($mm)
$1,426
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/10/2018 via BusinessWire

npm, Inc., acquired ^Lift Security

synopsis: npm, Inc., which runs the world’s largest software registry and maintains the npm software package management application, has acquired ^Lift Security, curator of the public Node Security Platform database, which furnishes valuable data about JavaScript vulnerabilities to other developers and security vendors at no cost.
buyer: npm, Inc.
npm, Inc. maintains the npm package manager for JavaScript and hosts the world’s largest software registry. npm has been embraced by millions of developers worldwide for client- and server-side applications as diverse as IoT, mobile development, financial services and aerospace. "
target: ^Lift Security
The ^Lift Security team has curated and maintained the public Node Security Platform database, which furnishes valuable data about JavaScript vulnerabilities to other developers and security vendors at no cost. ^Lift customers include Netflix, Mozilla, Morningstar, Intuit and Redfin.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Fidelity National Financial, will acquire Stewart Information Services Corp

synopsis: Stewart Information Services Corporation, a global real estate services company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Fidelity National Financial, Inc., a leading provider of title insurance and transaction services to the real estate and mortgage industries.
buyer: Fidelity National Financial (FNF:$8,423.00)
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is the nation’s largest title insurance company through its title insurance underwriters - Fidelity National Title, Chicago Title, Commonwealth Land Title, Alamo Title and National Title of New York. "
target: Stewart Information Services Corp (STC:$1,956.52)
Stewart Information Services Corporation is a global real estate services company, offering products and services through their direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers™ and family of companies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,207 [$1,156]
rev ($mm)
$1,957
EBITDA ($mm)
$113
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
10.3x
announced 3/13/2018 via BusinessWire

Duff & Phelps Corp., will acquire Kroll Inc.

synopsis: Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that enables clients to protect, restore and maximize value, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kroll, the global leader in complex investigations, security and cyber solutions, from Corporate Risk Holdings.
buyer: Duff & Phelps Corp. (DUF:$484.70)
Duff & Phelps is a global financial advisory and investment banking firm that provides expertise in the areas of valuation, transactions, financial restructuring, alternative assets, disputes and taxation, with more than 1,000 employees serving clients from offices in North America, Europe and Asia."
target parent: Corporate Risk Holdings, LLC
target: Kroll Inc.
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions, helping clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations, and security through investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security, and data management services.
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Ticker: OM:AF B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AF AB
ÅF is an engineering and consulting company for the energy, industrial and infrastructure markets, creating progress for their clients since 1895. By connecting technologies they provide profitable, innovative and sustainable solutions to shape the future and improve people's lives.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,487.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$139.14
EBIT ($mm)
$123.92
Net Income ($mm)
$88.96
Employees
10015
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Ticker: LSE:RPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RPS Group plc
RPS Group plc
RPS is a leading global professional services firm that works across six sectors: property, energy, transport, water, resources, defence and government services. They stand out for their clients by using deep expertise to solve problems that matter, making them easy to understand.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$767.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.35
EBIT ($mm)
$44.78
Net Income ($mm)
$28.30
Employees
5556
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Ticker: TSXV:DVT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc. provides innovative geoscience solutions to Energy and Service companies worldwide. The company offers Software & Data, Seismic Processing, Geomatics, Seismic Data & Brokerage, and Land Services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$22.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.10
EBIT ($mm)
($0.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
214
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Ticker: CA:CCZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CriticalControl Solutions Corp.
CriticalControl Solutions Corp.
CriticalControl Solutions Corp is a technology company that builds, implements and manages critical business process solutions. Its proprietary products are data management tools to operate the critical business operations of government and energy sector clients.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$49.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.12
EBIT ($mm)
$2.65
Net Income ($mm)
$1.32
Employees
379
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Ticker: PWR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quanta Services, Inc.
Quanta Services, Inc.
Quanta Services is a leading specialized contracting services company, delivering infrastructure solutions for the electric power, oil and gas and communications industries. Quanta's services include designing, installing, repairing and maintaining energy and communications infrastructure.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$9,466.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$642.14
EBIT ($mm)
$431.74
Net Income ($mm)
$314.98
Employees
28100
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Ticker: DB:AMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
amalphi ag
amalphi ag
amalphi ag is a German manufacturer-independent specialist provider of multi-vendor maintenance concepts for the professional IT user. amalphi focuses on the distribution and quality assurance of its services, while technical maintenance is provided by external service providers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
17
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Ticker: PDII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PDI, Inc.
PDI, Inc.
PDI is a leading healthcare commercialization company providing go-to-market strategy and execution to established and emerging pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics and healthcare companies in the United States.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$140.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($19.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
952
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Ticker: PDFS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PDF Solutions, Inc.
PDF Solutions, Inc.
PDF Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of yield improvement technologies and services for the IC manufacturing process life cycle. PDF Solutions offers solutions that are designed to enable clients to lower costs of IC design and manufacture, enhance time to market, and improve profitability.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$81.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
365
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Ticker: GSPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geospatial Corporation
Geospatial Corporation
Geospatial Corporation utilizes integrated technologies to determine the accurate location and position of underground pipelines, conduits and other underground infrastructure data allowing Geospatial to create accurate (3D) three-dimensional digital maps and models of underground infrastructure.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.50
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
60
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Ticker: ASX:ASP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aspermont Ltd.
Aspermont Ltd.
Aspermont Limited is an Australian integrated print and Internet publisher to the mining, oil and gas and related sectors. Its publishing business is comprised of both printed magazines (print) and Internet news services (net).
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$9.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: LSE:EXPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Experian plc
Experian plc
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,861.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,509.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,197.00
Net Income ($mm)
$695.00
Employees
17200
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Ticker: INFO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IHS, Inc.
IHS, Inc.
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,362.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,499.70
EBIT ($mm)
$923.20
Net Income ($mm)
$381.40
Employees
14900
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,544.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,068.30
EBIT ($mm)
$839.60
Net Income ($mm)
$463.90
Employees
8068
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Ticker: TRU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TransUnion LLC
TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,399.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$844.40
EBIT ($mm)
$510.60
Net Income ($mm)
$274.40
Employees
7100
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Ticker: CLGX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CoreLogic, Inc.
CoreLogic, Inc.
CoreLogic is a provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. CoreLogic develops predictive decision analytics and provides business services that bring dynamic insight and transparency to the markets it serves.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,839.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$416.17
EBIT ($mm)
$263.80
Net Income ($mm)
$173.96
Employees
5900
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Ticker: TSX:MDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) offers space-based solutions for cost-efficient global delivery of direct-to-home television, satellite radio, broadband internet, and mobile communications. MDA also offers end-to-end solutions to monitor and manage changes and activities worldwide.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,592.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$244.08
EBIT ($mm)
$177.01
Net Income ($mm)
$84.04
Employees
4800
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Ticker: CSGP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CoStar Group
CoStar Group
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,293.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$425.73
EBIT ($mm)
$347.14
Net Income ($mm)
$290.69
Employees
3705
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Ticker: ENXTAM:TOM2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TomTom NV
TomTom NV
Founded in 1991, TomTom is a leading provider of navigation and location-based products and services. TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power automotive in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and government and business solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,079.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$135.18
EBIT ($mm)
$22.67
Net Income ($mm)
$41.16
Employees
4600
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Ticker: ASX:APX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Appen
Appen
Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Appen partners with technology, automotive and eCommerce companies to help them develop and use products that rely on natural languages and machine learning.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$258.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$48.91
EBIT ($mm)
$44.23
Net Income ($mm)
$29.56
Employees
513
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Ticker: TYPE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monotype Imaging
Monotype Imaging
Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and consumer devices.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$243.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$54.53
EBIT ($mm)
$45.32
Net Income ($mm)
$25.74
Employees
696
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Ticker: BIT:TECN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A., through its subsidiaries, provides IT and credit information solutions in Italy. The company offers IT solutions and services for the dematerialization and digitalization of document processes through document management, electronic storage, and electronic invoicing.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$224.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$52.42
EBIT ($mm)
$38.34
Net Income ($mm)
$24.56
Employees
1187
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xinhua Finance Limited
Xinhua Finance Limited
Xinhua Finance Limited is an independent financial information and services company providing financial news and information, as well as a broad array of financial products and services unique to the China markets.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$175.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.90)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
233
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Ticker: LSE:WIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wilmington plc
Wilmington plc
Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding group of companies providing information and training to professional business markets. Its businesses enable professionals and their organisations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$162.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.04
EBIT ($mm)
$22.44
Net Income ($mm)
$17.35
Employees
856
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Ticker: AIM:DATA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GlobalData Plc
GlobalData Plc
GlobalData is a world leading provider of data and analysis for consumer, technology and healthcare businesses. It delivers unique, robust data and trusted industry analysis and insight to organizations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$147.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.73
EBIT ($mm)
$7.30
Net Income ($mm)
$4.76
Employees
1958
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Glacier Media, Inc.
Glacier Media, Inc.
Glacier provides news, data and analysis in a range of business sectors, including Agriculture, Energy, Mining, Real Estate and Environmental Risk. It owns roughly 160 community newspapers, magazines and websites including The Times Colonist in Victoria, and Prince George Citizen.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$141.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.85
EBIT ($mm)
($0.92)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.49
Employees
1751
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