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closed 6/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Wiley, acquired SimBioSys Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, announced that it has acquired SimBioSys Inc., a provider of scientific software tools that facilitate the drug discovery process.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. "
target: SimBioSys Inc.
SimBioSys is a recognized leader in the field of rational drug discovery software. Providing a wide range of software solutions, the company is focused on the development of scientific tools to facilitate the drug discovery process.
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closed 12/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Odyssey Therapeutics, Inc., acquired Rahko Limited

synopsis: London-based Rahko, which was developing software designed to utilise quantum computers for drug discovery, has been swooped upon by US-based Odyssey Therapeutics. Odyssey has acquired a majority stake in Rahko, which was founded in 2018 by computer science graduates at UCL.
buyer: Odyssey Therapeutics, Inc.
Led by a team with an exceptional track record of success, Odyssey Therapeutics aims to deliver next generation precision medicines to patients with inflammatory diseases and cancer. "
target: Rahko Limited
London-based Rahko develops software designed to utilise quantum computers for drug discovery. Rahko is a quantum machine learning company cutting the cost and time to discover and develop new drugs.
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closed 3/1/2021 via BusinessWire

Instem, acquired The Edge Software Consultancy Ltd.

synopsis: Instem, a leading provider of IT solutions and services to the global life sciences market, has acquired The Edge Software Consultancy Ltd., a UK-based software company specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. The Edge focuses on improving the efficiency of drug discovery research and development.
buyer: Instem (AIM:INS:$38.90)
Instem is a leading supplier of IT applications to the early development healthcare market delivering compelling solutions for data collection, management and analysis across the R&D continuum. Instem applications are in use by customers worldwide. "
target: The Edge Software Consultancy Ltd.
The Edge is a UK-based software company specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. The Edge focuses on improving the efficiency of drug discovery research and development. Their BioRails platform enables automated data capture over the entire research and development process.
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$7.88
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$3
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closed 5/17/2012 via PR Newswire

Accelrys Software Inc., purchased Hit Explorer Operating System (HEOS) from SCYNEXIS, Inc.

synopsis: Accelrys, Inc. announced that it has purchased the Web-based Hit Explorer Operating System (HEOS) from SCYNEXIS, Inc. HEOS enables more efficient and streamlined drug discovery collaborations, particularly for organizations leveraging academic departments, research institutes and contract research organizations in externalized R&D projects.
buyer: Accelrys Software Inc. (ACCL:$166.25)
Accelrys, Inc. is a leading scientific enterprise R&D software and services company that supports industries and organizations that rely on scientific innovation to differentiate themselves. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Accelrys employs more than 200 full-time PhD scientists. "
seller: SCYNEXIS, Inc.
HEOS® is a comprehensive web-based drug research information management software platform that supports geographically-distributed scientists and facilitates collaboration. It is heavily used by users around the world including large pharmaceutical companies and biotechnology companies.
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closed 3/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Immunai, acquired Dropprint Genomics

synopsis: Immunai, a biotech company using single-cell biology and AI to power new therapeutic discoveries, has acquired Dropprint Genomics, a single-cell genomics software company. Dropprint develops software for doing data driven drug discovery in immunological diseases using single cell genomics and machine learning.
buyer: Immunai
Immunai is a biotech company using single-cell biology and AI to power new therapeutic discoveries. Immunai’s end-to-end single-cell platform enables high resolution profiling of the immune system at industrial scale, generating biological insights that accelerate R&D and power novel discoveries. "
target: Dropprint Genomics
Dropprint Genomics is a single-cell genomics software company. Dropprint develops software for doing data driven drug discovery in immunological diseases using single cell genomics and machine learning. Their technology identifies gene data sets to help users better understand the immune system.
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announced 3/24/2011 via BusinessWire

PerkinElmer, Inc., will acquire CambridgeSoft Corporation

synopsis: PerkinElmer, Inc. has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CambridgeSoft Corporation, a leading supplier of discovery, collaboration, and knowledge enterprise solutions, desktop software, scientific databases and professional services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries.
buyer: PerkinElmer, Inc. (PKI:$2,209.40)
PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. It designs, manufactures and delivers advanced technology solutions that address the world's most critical health and safety concerns. "
target parent: Health Evolution Partners LLc
target: CambridgeSoft Corporation
CambridgeSoft Corporation is a leading supplier of discovery, collaboration, and knowledge enterprise solutions, desktop software, scientific databases and professional services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries.
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$227
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announced 3/23/2021 via PR Newswire

InsightfulScience, will acquire Dotmatics

synopsis: Insightful Science, a leading software provider, will acquire UK-based Dotmatics, an industry leading cloud-based scientific R&D data management platform. By integrating Insightful Science's software applications into Dotmatics cloud-first enterprise data management solution, the company will provide an end-to-end scientific research platform.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: InsightfulScience
Insightful Science is a life sciences software company that digitally connects researchers to their ideas and data. The company empowers life sciences researchers to plan effective experiments, connect with data, and extract insights so they can produce life-changing outcomes. "
target parent: Scottish Equity Partners
target: Dotmatics
UK-based Dotmatics is a scientific informatics software and services company that is driving the automation of laboratory workflows for discovery and innovation research—accelerating the journey towards full digitalization and the Lab of the Future.
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closed 1/11/2021 via BusinessWire

Komodo Health Inc., acquired Mavens

synopsis: Komodo Health has announced its acquisition of Mavens, the pioneer in building trusted software products and implementing cloud-based technology to help biotech, rare disease, and specialty pharma companies navigate the challenges of commercialization.
buyer: Komodo Health Inc.
At Komodo Health, they partner with their customers to improve patient care and reduce disease burden through data-driven insights. The Komodo Health Platform delivers patient-level insights by dynamically analyzing the broadest array of data across patients, practitioners, and health systems. "
target: Mavens
Mavens is the pioneer in building trusted software products and implementing cloud-based technology to help biotech, rare disease, and specialty pharma companies navigate the challenges of commercialization.
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announced 6/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Medidata Solutions Worldwide, will acquire SHYFT Analytics

synopsis: Medidata announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SHYFT Analytics, bringing the leading platform for clinical development together with the leading platform for commercial and real-world data analytics.
buyer: Medidata Solutions Worldwide (MDSO:$660.00)
Medidata's unified platform, pioneering analytics, and unrivaled expertise power the development of new therapies for over 1,000 pharmaceutical companies, biotech, medical device firms, academic medical centers and contract research organizations around the world. "
target: SHYFT Analytics
SHYFT Analytics is the leading cloud data analytics platform for life sciences with solutions designed exclusively for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.
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$195
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announced 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Kiromic, will acquire In Silico Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Kiromic BioPharma, Inc., an immuno-oncology, target discovery and gene editing company, will acquire In Silico Solutions, LLC, a bioinformatics services company. In Silico develops sophisticated analytical software tools that assist in extracting biological insights from vast quantities of genomic data.
buyer: Kiromic (KRBP:$0.00)
Kiromic is an immuno-oncology, target discovery and gene editing company. Kiromic is developing safe tumor-specific cancer engineered immunotherapies to face and defeat multiple cancer types. The company is focused on extending the benefits of immunotherapy by leveraging their DIAMOND AI platform. "
target: In Silico Solutions, LLC
In Silico Solutions is a bioinformatics services company that performs data analysis and software tool development for genome-wide research projects. In Silico develops sophisticated analytical software tools that assist in extracting biological insights from vast quantities of genomic data.
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closed 1/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

bioMérieux S.A., acquired Applied Maths

synopsis: bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, announced the acquisition of Applied Maths, a company that develops state-of-the-art software solutions for the biosciences, in particular for databasing, analysis and interpretation of complex biological data.
buyer: bioMérieux S.A. (:$1,996.55)
A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for 50 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions (reagents, instruments, software) which determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. "
target: Applied Maths
Applied Maths develops cutting-edge software for the biosciences. The company has gained worldwide recognition with its software GelCompar for the analysis of 1D gel patterns, and later even more with BioNumerics, a software suite for integrated databasing and analysis of biological data.
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closed 10/28/2013 via Company Press Release

Illumina, Inc., acquired NextBio, Inc.

synopsis: Illumina, Inc. has acquired Santa Clara-based NextBio, a leader in clinical and genomic informatics. NextBio is the provider of an innovative platform that enables life science researchers to search, discover, and share knowledge locked within public and proprietary data.
buyer: Illumina, Inc. (ILMN:$3,556.00)
Illumina is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of life science tools and integrated systems for the analysis of genetic variation and function. They provide innovative sequencing and array-based solutions. "
target: NextBio, Inc.
NextBio is the provider of an innovative platform that enables life science researchers to search, discover, and share knowledge locked within public and proprietary data. NextBio is delivered as a SaaS (Software as a Service) solution resulting in quick deployment and rapid return on investment.
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closed 7/1/2010 via Market Wire

Symyx Technologies, Inc. merged with Accelrys Software Inc.,

synopsis: Accelrys, Inc. announced the completion of its merger with Symyx Technologies, Inc. The combined company will have more than 1,350 customers, including 29 of the top 30 biopharmaceutical companies.
buyer: Accelrys Software Inc. (ACCL:$166.25)
Accelrys develops scientific business intelligence software and solutions for the life sciences, energy, chemicals, aerospace, and consumer products industries. Accelrys has a vast portfolio of computer-aided design modeling and simulation offerings. "
target: Symyx Technologies, Inc.
Symyx Technologies is an R&D execution partner to the life sciences, chemicals, energy, consumer products and electronics industries. Symyx provides electronic laboratory notebook and scientific decision-support software, automated laboratory systems (workflows) and collaborative research services.
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closed 4/15/2008 via PR Newswire

United BioSource Corporation, acquired Envision Pharma, Inc.

synopsis: United BioSource Corporation acquired Envision Pharma, a leading scientific communications and technology company. With a focus on the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, Envision integrates scientific communication services and targeted software applications.
buyer parent: Oak Investment Partners
buyer: United BioSource Corporation
United BioSource Corporation accelerates the generation, analysis and communication of real world evidence by integrating scientific and operational expertise with innovative technology solutions to support global development and commercialization of medical products for life science companies. "
target: Envision Pharma, Inc.
Envision Pharma is an innovative scientific communications and technology company providing commercially focused, strategically driven scientific and technology solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device industries.
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closed 6/26/2008 via PR Newswire

Global Med Technologies, acquired Inlog, SA

synopsis: Global Med Technologies, Inc., an international e-Health, medical information technology company, completed acquisition of Inlog, SA, and its German and related subsidiary, a private European medical software firm, for a maximum of $11.5 million in a combination of cash, stock and earnout.
buyer: Global Med Technologies (GLOB:$0.00)
Global Med Technologies, Inc. is an international e-Health medical information technology company providing information management software products and services to the healthcare industry. Its Wyndgate Technologies(R) division is a supplier of information management systems to blood centers. "
target: Inlog, SA
Inlog's EdgeLab, a laboratory information system (LIS), has been rapidly gaining market share in France with 130 laboratory sites. This recently developed LIS is a best-of-breed application which is gaining market share in Germany, Spain, Belgium, the Middle East and Asia.
price ($mm)
$9.23
rev ($mm)
$14
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$2
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0.9x
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8.6x
closed 6/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Agilent Technologies Inc., acquired Kalabie

synopsis: Agilent Technologies Inc. has acquired the Klee Group’s Kalabie Electronic Laboratory Notebook. The focus for this product, which is Agilent’s first electronic notebook, will be on the pharmaceutical market and some chemical applications. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Agilent Technologies Inc. (A:$4,720.00)
Agilent Technologies Inc. is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The company's 20,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenue of $5.1 billion in fiscal 2005. "
target parent: Klee Group
target: Kalabie
Kalabie provides the every-day lab and workstation environment for hundreds of scientists in pharma and cosmetics organizations around the world. Kalabie ELN software product first release was deployed in 2002.
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closed 9/28/2004 via BusinessWire

Accelrys Inc., acquired SciTegic, Inc.

synopsis: Accelrys, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACCL) today announced the completion of its merger with SciTegic, Inc., a leading provider of workflow software solutions for the research science market. SciTegic is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accelrys.
buyer: Accelrys Inc. (ACCL:$166.25)
Accelrys develops scientific business intelligence software and solutions for the life sciences, energy, chemicals, aerospace, and consumer products industries. Accelrys has a vast portfolio of computer-aided design modeling and simulation offerings. "
target: SciTegic, Inc.
SciTegic designs, develops, and markets data analysis and mining software to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. The company provides the best possible systems for streamlining the processing of the growing sources of diverse data types in today's life science research environment. Founde
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closed 6/18/2007 via BusinessWire

First Consulting Group, acquired Zorch, Inc.

synopsis: First Consulting Group, Inc., announced the acquisition of Zorch, Inc., a Salt Lake City, Utah based company that has built a proprietary enterprise software solution to provide regulated content management and collaboration for the life sciences industry.
buyer: First Consulting Group (FCGI:$277.84)
First Consulting Group is a leading provider of outsourcing, consulting, systems implementation and integration services and proprietary software products for healthcare, pharmaceutical, and other life sciences organizations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. "
target: Zorch, Inc.
Zorch Software offers software, services and consulting to biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. With combined expertise in technology, enterprise management, and FDA regulated processes, Zorch expedites the product and drug development process to save companies time and money.
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closed 3/15/2006 via BusinessWire

Aptuit, Inc., acquired InfoPro Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Aptuit, Inc. announced today that it has completed its acquisition of InfoPro Solutions and is launching Aptuit Informatics. The new business line will combine existing Aptuit resources with InfoPro Solutions' 120 employees and industry leading clinical informatics platforms and expertise.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Aptuit, Inc.
Aptuit, Inc. (formerly Global Pharmaceutical Development, Inc.) is an emerging company focused on streamlining and supporting the drug development process for biotechnology and pharmaceutical innovators. "
target: InfoPro Solutions, Inc.
InfoPro Solutions has been developing, implementing and maintaining enterprise-class, mission-critical information systems for the drug development markets within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
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closed 11/25/2020 via Company Press Release

Advarra, acquired Longboat Clinical Ltd.

synopsis: Advarra, the market leader in regulatory review solutions and clinical site technologies, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Longboat, an innovative provider of clinical trial technologies focused on site training, protocol compliance, and patient engagement.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators. "
target: Longboat Clinical Ltd.
Longboat is an innovative provider of user-friendly, fully mobile clinical research technology solutions that take the complexity out of trials for site staff, patients, monitors, and study teams, making protocol compliance easy and instinctive.
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closed 6/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Wiley, acquired SimBioSys Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, announced that it has acquired SimBioSys Inc., a provider of scientific software tools that facilitate the drug discovery process.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. "
target: SimBioSys Inc.
SimBioSys is a recognized leader in the field of rational drug discovery software. Providing a wide range of software solutions, the company is focused on the development of scientific tools to facilitate the drug discovery process.
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closed 12/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Wiley, acquired Knowledge Unlatched

synopsis: Global research and education leader Wiley announced the acquisition of Knowledge Unlatched, an innovator in online open access solutions. The open access movement promises to make more research broadly available to democratize information and to accelerate academic discovery.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley drives the world forward with research and education. Through publishing, platforms and services, they help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world. "
target: Knowledge Unlatched
Knowledge Unlatched (KU) is a German company that offers free access to scholarly content for every reader across the world. KU operates an online marketplace that provides libraries and institutions worldwide with a central place to support various Open Access collections and models.
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closed 1/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Wiley, acquired Hindawi Publishing Corporation

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons announced the acquisition of Hindawi, an innovator in open access publishing and one of the world's fastest growing scientific research publishers. The acquisition of Hindawi significantly increases Wiley’s position as a global leader in research by adding quality, scale and growth to the company’s open access publishing program.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley drives the world forward with research and education. Through publishing, platforms and services, they help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world. "
target: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Hindawi was one of the first publishers to convert its entire portfolio to pure Open Access and has spent the last ten years developing its experience in this area. Founded in Cairo, Egypt by Ahmed Hindawi and Nagwa Abdelmottaleb, they now publishes more than 200 peer-reviewed open access journals.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Wiley, purchased Informatics products from Bio-Rad Laboratories

synopsis: John Wiley and Sons Inc., a global leader in research and education, announced the acquisition of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.’s Informatics products including the company’s spectroscopy software and spectral databases.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley drives the world forward with research and education. Through publishing, platforms and services, they help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world. "
seller: Bio-Rad Laboratories (BIO:$2,311.66)
The acquisition includes the Informatics Spectroscopy Software and Spectral Databases from Bio-Rad Laboratories, a manufacturer of products for the life science research and clinical diagnostics markets. The company was founded in 1952 in Berkeley, California
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closed 3/12/2020 via BusinessWire

Wiley, acquired Madgex

synopsis: John Wiley and Sons Inc., a global leader in research and education, announced it has acquired Madgex, a market-leading provider of advanced job board software and career center services.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley drives the world forward with research and education. Through publishing, platforms and services, they help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world. "
target: Madgex
Madge is a market-leading provider of advanced job board software and career center services. Their software is used by many of the world's most successful, well known brands providing a full range of tools needed to run a profitable online recruitment business.
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closed 1/6/2020 via BusinessWire

Wiley, acquired mthree

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, a global leader in research and education, has acquired mthree from ECI Partners LLP. mthree sources, trains, and prepares aspiring students and professionals to meet the skill needs of today’s tech careers, and then places them with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, tech companies, and government agencies.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley drives the world forward with research and education. Through publishing, platforms and services, they help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: mthree
mthree sources, trains, and prepares aspiring students and professionals to meet the skill needs of today’s tech careers, and then places them with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, technology companies, and government agencies. They are based in London, UK.
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$129
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announced 7/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Wiley, will acquire Zyante

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global leader in research and education, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Zyante Inc., a leading provider of computer science and STEM education courseware. Zyante was founded in 2012 and its zyBooks platform has served over 500,000 students across 500 institutions.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley drives the world forward with research and education. Through publishing, platforms and services, they help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world. "
target: Zyante
Zyante Inc. is a leading provider of computer science and STEM education courseware. Zyante was founded in 2012 and its zyBooks platform has served over 500,000 students across 500 institutions.
price ($mm)
$56
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$14
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closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Atypon Systems, Inc., acquired RedLink

synopsis: Atypon, the technology leader in the scholarly publishing market, has acquired RedLink, the provider of key data and insights for academic publishers, libraries, and consortia. RedLink’s data and engagement products include Library Dashboard, Publisher Dashboard, SiteLeads, and Remarq.
buyer parent: Wiley
buyer: Atypon Systems, Inc.
Atypon develops publishing technologies for getting content into the hands of practitioners and researchers. Literatum, their online publishing and website development platform, gives content providers automated tools to manage, market, and monetize any type of content for distribution. "
target: RedLink
RedLink helps libraries, publishers, and users see what they’ve been missing. RedLink’s products include intuitive dashboards for libraries and publishers (Library Dashboard and Publisher Dashboard), unique sales prospecting engines (SiteLeads), and editorial engagement tools (Remarq).
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announced 5/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Wiley, will acquire Knewton, Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. a global leader in research and education, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Knewton, a provider of affordable courseware and adaptive learning technology. Knewton developed an advanced learning system demonstrated to deliver highly-personalized learning experiences that drive superior outcomes.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley's scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals and digital learning, certification, and student-lifecycle services and solutions help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world "
target: Knewton, Inc.
Knewton puts achievement within reach for everyone through adaptive learning technology and products that deliver personalized and lasting learning experiences. Alta is Knewton’s fully integrated, adaptive learning courseware.
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closed 2/27/2019 via PR Newswire

Atypon Systems, Inc., acquired Manuscripts

synopsis: Atypon, an online publishing platform, has acquired Manuscripts, a free writing tool that lets users plan, edit and share their work. Manuscripts also warns users of missing sections, violated word limits, and many more factors affecting the submission of their work.
buyer parent: Wiley
buyer: Atypon Systems, Inc.
Atypon develops software essential to the success of online publishers. The company’s user-oriented approach to product development gives publishers automated and easy-to-use tools for presenting, marketing, and selling their content. "
target: Manuscripts
Manuscripts is a free writing tool that lets users plan, edit and share their work. Manuscripts understands the format needed when submitting to a target journal. It warns users of missing sections, violated word limits, and many more factors affecting the submission.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

EBSCO Information Services, acquired Linguistics Abstracts Online

synopsis: EBSCO Information Services has expanded its linguistics resources with the acquisition of Linguistics Abstracts Online from Wiley, a global publishing company specializing in academic publications. Linguistics Abstracts Online is a bibliographic database providing high-quality indexing and abstracts from linguistics and language study journals.
buyer parent: EBSCO Industries, Inc.
buyer: EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 11,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection. "
target parent: Wiley
target: Linguistics Abstracts Online
Linguistics Abstracts Online is a bibliographic database providing high-quality indexing and abstracts from linguistics and language study journals. It benefits those studying linguistics and literature, writing papers, preparing teaching materials, compiling bibliographies and checking references.
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closed 10/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Wiley, acquired The Learning House, Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons has completed the acquisition of Learning House, a diversified education services provider, from Weld North Holdings. The Learning House, Inc. through its proprietary cloud based technology platform helps colleges and universities create, manage and grow high-quality online degree programs and courses.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley develops digital education, learning, assessment, and certification solutions to help universities, businesses, and individuals move between education and employment and achieve their ambitions. "
target parent: SilverLake
target: The Learning House, Inc.
The Learning House, Inc. through its proprietary cloud based technology platform helps colleges and universities create, manage and grow high-quality online degree programs and courses. Learning House enables institutions to efficiently and affordably achieve their online education goals.
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$200
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closed 9/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Atypon Systems, Inc., acquired Authorea

synopsis: Authorea has joined Atypon, the leading online scholarly publishing technology company. Authorea is the leading platform to write, cite, collaborate, host data, and publish. They're improving how researchers work and make breakthrough discoveries by tackling one of the most important parts of the research cycle: communication.
buyer parent: Wiley
buyer: Atypon Systems, Inc.
Atypon develops software essential to the success of online publishers. The company’s user-oriented approach to product development gives publishers automated and easy-to-use tools for presenting, marketing, and selling their content. "
target: Authorea
Authorea is the leading platform to write, cite, collaborate, host data, and publish. They're improving how researchers work and make breakthrough discoveries by tackling one of the most important parts of the research cycle: communication.
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closed 9/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Wiley, acquired Ranku

synopsis: Ranku, a recruitment technology and predictive analytics software company for higher education, announced that it has been acquired by Wiley, a global provider of knowledge and learning solutions that improves outcomes in research, professional practice, and education.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice and education. Wiley provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising."
target: Ranku
Ranku is a Seattle based software company that aims to use technology to drive consumer advocacy in online higher education. Ranku licenses recruitment technology and predictive analytics to universities and state systems to scale online degree enrollment.
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announced 8/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Wiley, will acquire Atypon Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Wiley, a global provider of knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in research, professional practice and education, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Atypon, a Silicon Valley-based technology partner that enables scholarly societies & publishers to deliver, host, enhance, market & manage their content on the web.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice and education. Wiley provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising."
target: Atypon Systems, Inc.
Atypon creates world-class software that allows scholarly societies and related publishers to cost effectively build content sites with their branding front and center, analyze and respond to usage patterns, manage user access, enhance content discovery and support marketing and digital commerce.
price ($mm)
$120
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/29/2015 via BusinessWire

Wiley, acquired Analyst Success

synopsis: John Wiley and Sons Inc, a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services, announced its acquisition of AnalystSuccess.com and related content from The American College of Financial Services. AnalystSuccess.com provides candidates with a simple, effective learning experience to help them prepare to pass the CFA exams.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice and education. Wiley provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising."
target parent: The American College of Financial Services
target: Analyst Success
The Analyst Success CFA study program provides candidates with a simple, effective learning experience so they can be more successful taking the challenging CFA exams.
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closed 6/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Wiley, acquired SimBioSys Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, announced that it has acquired SimBioSys Inc., a provider of scientific software tools that facilitate the drug discovery process.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. "
target: SimBioSys Inc.
SimBioSys is a recognized leader in the field of rational drug discovery software. Providing a wide range of software solutions, the company is focused on the development of scientific tools to facilitate the drug discovery process.
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closed 5/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Wiley, acquired CrossKnowledge

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, has completed its acqusition of E-Learning, dba CrossKnowledge, a learning solutions provider focused on leadership and managerial skills development.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. The Professional Development segment provides digital and print books, online assessment and training services, and test prep and certification. "
target: CrossKnowledge
E-Learning, dba CrossKnowledge, is a leader in cloud-based distance learning solutions. CrossKnowledge solutions enable fast workforce empowerment and global strategic alignment, guaranteeing a unique learning experience for the individual and a real return on investment for the organization.
price ($mm)
$175
rev ($mm)
$37
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.7x
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closed 4/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Wiley, acquired Profiles International, Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, announced that it has acquired Profiles International, a provider of employment assessment and talent management solutions.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is a valued, global publisher. Wiley is a global provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories. "
target: Profiles International, Inc.
Profiles International is the best source for talent management solutions. Their data-driven talent management solutions, built on complex behavioral science, yet simple to administer and read, help organizations find the right people and shape them into a winning team.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2013 via PR Web

Wiley, acquired Women in Higher Education

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a valued, global publisher, announced the acquisition of Women in Higher Education, an independent monthly publication and a leading resource for women on how to become more successful on campus.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is a valued, global publisher. Wiley is a global provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories. "
target: Women in Higher Education
Women in Higher Education is an independent monthly publication with a mission to encourage, empower and enrage professional women on campuses across the country. With subscribers throughout the U.S, Canada, and abroad, it is available digitally and in print and is sold on a subscription basis.
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closed 5/31/2013 via BusinessWire

Fernhurst Books Limited, purchased 180 Nautical Titles from Wiley

synopsis: Fernhust Books announced that it has acquired assets from John Wiley & Sons, Inc.'s nautical consumer publishing program. Fernhurst acquired the digital and print assets for approximately 180 Wiley titles. Among the titles purchased are such classics as the bestselling Rules in Practice, the Ultimate Adventure series and Cruising Companions.
buyer: Fernhurst Books Limited
Fernhurst Books Limited is a new company which has been put together by a group of investors, comprising of skilled racers and experienced cruisers, as well as publishing professionals, to acquire the Wiley Nautical list. It will be based in Leamington Spa and managed by Jeremy Atkins. "
seller: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Among the 180 Wiley digital and print titles purchased from Wiley's consumer nautical publishing program are such classics as the bestselling Rules in Practice, the Ultimate Adventure series and Cruising Companions.
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closed 2/5/2021 via PR Newswire

AIP Publishing, acquired University Science Books

synopsis: AIP Publishing has acquired University Science Books (USB), a publisher of textbooks and course materials for upper level undergraduate and graduate courses that span the physical sciences. The acquisition supports AIP Publishing's mission to serve the physical sciences community by expanding its resources for science educators and students.
buyer parent: American Institute of Physics, Incorporated
buyer: AIP Publishing
AIP Publishing provides the global physical sciences community with a comprehensive collection of highly cited peer reviewed scientific information. Their mission is to advance the physical sciences as a publisher of leading research journals and conference proceedings. "
target: University Science Books
University Science Books is a high-quality publisher of textbooks and course materials for upper level undergraduate and graduate courses that span the physical sciences. Its textbooks in chemistry, physics, and astronomy have been recognized as the gold standard in their respective disciplines.
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closed 1/14/2021 via BusinessWire

Top Hat, acquired Fountainhead Press

synopsis: Toronto-based Top Hat, the leading active learning platform for higher education, has acquired Fountainhead Press, an independent press with an expansive portfolio of higher education content across multiple disciplines. Fountainhead Press brings 250 authors in disciplines spanning communication, composition, and science to Top Hat’s platform.
buyer: Top Hat
Based in Toronto, Top Hat is the only all-in-one courseware platform that enables active learning—a proven student-centred teaching pedagogy that promotes deep understanding, critical thinking, and subject mastery—with interactive content, tools, and activities. "
target: Fountainhead Press
Fountainhead Press is an independent press with an expansive portfolio of higher education content across multiple disciplines. Fountainhead Press develops high-quality textbooks with authors, producing personalized, content-rich course materials designed with student success in mind.
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announced 5/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Top Hat, will purchase Canadian Domestic Higher Ed Textbook Business from Nelson Education Ltd

synopsis: Top Hat, the leading active learning platform for higher education, announced it is acquiring more than 400 higher education textbook titles published by Nelson, Canada’s largest educational publisher.
buyer: Top Hat
Top Hat’s all-in-one teaching platform enables professors to connect with students inside and outside the classroom with engaging content, tools, and activities. "
seller: Nelson Education Ltd
The acquisition includes 400 higher education textbook titles published by Nelson, Canada's leading educational publisher providing innovative products and solutions for learners of all ages.
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announced 7/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Wiley, will acquire Zyante

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global leader in research and education, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Zyante Inc., a leading provider of computer science and STEM education courseware. Zyante was founded in 2012 and its zyBooks platform has served over 500,000 students across 500 institutions.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley drives the world forward with research and education. Through publishing, platforms and services, they help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world. "
target: Zyante
Zyante Inc. is a leading provider of computer science and STEM education courseware. Zyante was founded in 2012 and its zyBooks platform has served over 500,000 students across 500 institutions.
price ($mm)
$56
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2017 via Company Press Release

Klett Group, acquired ThiemeMeulenhoff B.V.

synopsis: ThiemeMeulenhoff, an innovative publishing company and one of the largest manufacturers of digital learning resources and schoolbooks in the Netherlands, has been taken over by German publisher and educational company Klett Group.
buyer: Klett Group
With its 67 companies at 33 sites in 15 countries, the Klett Group is one of Europe’s leading education-dedicated enterprises. The Group's portfolio encompasses everything from traditional textbooks to modern interactive learning aids; from professional literature to the classics. "
target parent: ING Group NV
target: ThiemeMeulenhoff B.V.
ThiemeMeulenhoff is one of the leading educational publishers in the Netherlands and developing teaching materials for Primary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational and Adult and Higher Education.
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closed 7/1/2017 via Company Press Release

Brill, acquired Sense Publishers

synopsis: Koninklijke Brill N.V., the international scholarly publisher, has acquired all shares of Sense Publishers B.V. (Dordrecht, NL) effective 1 July 2017 upon completion of satisfactory due diligence. With this agreement, Brill acquires an international English language publication list in Educational Research and related fields.
buyer: Brill (ENXTAM:BRILL:$39.83)
Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas. Brill publishes over 270 journals and close to 1,200 new books and reference works each year, both in print and electronic formats. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. "
target: Sense Publishers
Sense Publishers was founded in 2004 by Peter de Liefde and is one of the fastest growing academic publishers of books in International Educational Research and related fields, featuring a current list of over 1400 titles and approximately 160 new titles published annually.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 12/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

S Chand Group, acquired Chhaya Prakashani

synopsis: S Chand, the leading publisher of education content and digital solutions in India, has acquired a majority stake in Chhaya Prakashani, the largest publisher in terms of reach in eastern India. Their catalog has expanded to cover school and college text books in almost all subjects and includes reference books for students too.
buyer: S Chand Group (BSE:540497:$113.05)
S. Chand is the leading publisher of education content and digital solutions in India with an established brand selling over 24 million books. They specialize in Children Books, School Books K-12, Higher Academics Books, Engineering, Professional & Technical Books and more. "
target: Chhaya Prakashani
Chhaya Prakashani is the largest publisher in terms of reach in eastern India. Their catalog has expanded to cover school and college text books in almost all subjects and includes reference books for students too.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Editions Albin Michel SA, acquired De Boeck Superieur

synopsis: Albin Michel acquired the higher education branch of the Belgian publisher De Boeck, De Boeck Superier. De Boeck designs, produces and sells textbooks for students, and educational support tools that help teachers implement the curricula in the French Community of Belgium.
buyer: Editions Albin Michel SA
Editions Albin Michel's line of business includes publishing and printing books and pamphlets. Albin Michel publishes about 500 titles a year in the following genres: French literature, foreign literature, documents and essays, humanities, psychology, spirituality and practicality. "
target parent: Groupe De Boeck
target: De Boeck Superieur
De Boeck Superieur is the higher education branch of Belgian publisher, Groupe De Boeck. Groupe De Boeck SA publishes educational and reference books. De Boeck offers books on such topics as medical, nursing, French, and Dutch.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Taylor & Francis Group, acquired M.E. Sharpe, Inc.

synopsis: M.E. Sharpes, a higher education academic books and journals company has been acquired by Taylor & Francis Group, a subsidiary of Informa plc. M.E. Sharpe publishes textbooks and general interest books for the higher education market, with particular strength in economics, marketing and politics and current affairs.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: Taylor & Francis Group
Taylor & Francis is a leading international academic publisher. Operating from a network of 20 global offices, the Taylor & Francis Group publishes more than 1,500 journals and around 1,800 new books each year, with a books backlist in excess of 20,000 specialist titles. "
target: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.
M.E. Sharpe publishes textbooks and general interest books for the higher education market, with particular strength in economics, marketing and politics and current affairs. M.E. Sharpe also publishes both original works and translations in Asian and East European studies.
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closed 3/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Vital Source Technologies Inc., acquired Coursesmart

synopsis: Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Content Group's global leader in building, enhancing and delivering e-learning content, announced that it has acquired the assets of CourseSmart, a leading provider of digital textbooks in the higher education market.
buyer parent: Ingram Industries
buyer: Vital Source Technologies Inc.
VitalSource Technologies, Inc. develops digital book solutions. The company enables publishers, distributors, and other partners to create and deliver textbooks and other content directly to users' computers in its VitalBook file format. "
target: Coursesmart
CourseSmart is a leading digital content services company and the only provider of digital course materials able to combine curriculum, content and delivery into a single solution. The company is based in San Mateo, California and was founded in 2007.
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closed 12/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

ThiemeMeulenhoff B.V., acquired ThiemeMeulenhoff B.V.

synopsis: ThiemeMeulenhoff, the education publishing specialist, announced that it will become an independent company. ThiemeMeulenhoff develops and publishes teaching materials for Primary, Secondary, Vocational, Adult and Higher Education.
buyer: ThiemeMeulenhoff B.V.
ThiemeMeulenhoff is one of the leading educational publishers in the Netherlands and developing teaching materials for Primary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational and Adult and Higher Education. "
target parent: NDC Holding BV
target: ThiemeMeulenhoff B.V.
ThiemeMeulenhoff is one of the leading educational publishers in the Netherlands and developing teaching materials for Primary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational and Adult and Higher Education.
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closed 11/30/2012 via Company Press Release

Medienfabrik Graz, acquired Leykam Buchverlag

synopsis: Medienfabrik Graz has taken over Leykam Buchverlags. Leykam Buchverlags offers book publishing services and is based in Graz, Austria.
buyer: Medienfabrik Graz
Medienfabrik Graz sees itself as innovative print agency that implemented as a creative partner in the advertising, marketing and communications industry, ideas for wholesale and retail customers. "
target: Leykam Buchverlag
Leykam Buchverlag, with its more than 400-year history, is one of the most traditional Austrian publishers. Education is the central theme of Leykam, which was founded by order of the Jesuit University of Graz.
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closed 5/9/2012 via Publishers Weekly

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., acquired Harlan Davidson, Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons has acquired the higher educational publisher Harlan Davidson, Inc. ("HDI"), which is a family-owned business based in Illinois. HDI publishes mainly history textbooks for use in two and four-year colleges.
buyer: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons is a global publisher. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology/Medicine, Physics, Chemistry and Peace. "
target: Harlan Davidson, Inc.
Serving the needs of instructors and students of history in colleges, universities, and high schools throughout North America, Harlan Davidson, Inc., remains an independent publisher of textbooks and supplements. The company publishes mainly history textbooks for use in two and four-year colleges.
price ($mm)
$1.40
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closed 4/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, acquired Fairchild Books

synopsis: Fairchild Fashion Media, the trade group within Condé Nast, among others, has sold its book division, Fairchild Books, to the U.S. subsidiary of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. Fairchild Books publishes textbooks and other educational resources for students in fashion, merchandising, retailing and interior design.
buyer: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LSE:BMY:$280.06)
Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house with companies in London, New York, Berlin and Sydney. Its four divisions include: Bloomsbury Academic and Professional Publishing, Bloomsbury Information, Bloomsbury Adult Publishing and Bloomsbury Children's Publishing. "
target parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
target: Fairchild Books
Fairchild Books is the world's leading publisher of textbooks and educational resources for students of fashion, merchandising, retail, and interior design. As part of the Fairchild Fashion Group, Fairchild Books has a unique, insider access to all aspects of the fashion and design worlds.
price ($mm)
$6.50
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/4/2008 via Company Press Release

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., purchased higher education titles from Key Curriculum Press

synopsis: Global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has acquired a list of higher education mathematics and statistics titles from Key College Publishing, the higher education division of Key Curriculum Press. Key Curriculum Press is a publisher of inquiry-based textbooks, software and supplemental materials for elementary, middle and high school students.
buyer: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons is a global publisher of print and electronic products, specializing in scientific, technical, and medical books and journals; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and textbooks and other educational materials for students as well as lifelong learners. "
seller parent: Cinven
seller: Key Curriculum Press
Key Curriculum Press specializes in print and electronic media for mathematics and is regarded in the USA as a pioneer in the effort to reform the mathematics curricula. The newly developed programs are aimed especially at the college and high school market.
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closed 5/30/2008 via BNC Analysis

Sage Publications, Inc., acquired CQ Press

synopsis: CQ Press, the book publishing unit of Washington-based Congressional Quarterly, Inc., has been sold to SAGE Publications, Inc., the independent academic publisher. The sale was announced jointly by Robert W. Merry, CQ’s president and editor-in-chief, and Blaise Simqu, SAGE’s president and CEO.
buyer: Sage Publications, Inc.
SAGE Publications is an independent international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media. Known for our commitment to quality and innovation, we are a world leader in our chosen scholarly, educational, and professional markets. "
target parent: Times Publishing Company
target: CQ Press
CQ Press serves the library, college, and professional markets with a diverse array of print and online products. It publishes about 100 new titles each year, with a growing list of textbooks and reference titles focusing on political science, mass communication, and related disciplines.
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closed 6/2/2008 via PR Newswire

Cengage Learning, acquired Houghton Mifflin College Division

synopsis: Cengage Learning, one of the leading providers of print and digital instructional and reference materials for the academic, professional and library markets, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Houghton Mifflin College Division (HM College).
buyer: Cengage Learning (OTCPK:CNGO:$1,313.70)
Cengage Learning, formerly Thomson Learning, delivers highly customized learning solutions for colleges, universities, professors, students, reference centers, government agencies, corporations and professionals around the world. "
target parent: Education Media and Publishing Group Limited
target: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Houghton Mifflin's College Division makes knowledge accessible and meaningful to learners at four-year, community and career colleges. The division also has an inclusive approach to content and pedagogy and also publishes textbooks, study guides, technology tools, and other materials.
price ($mm)
$750
rev ($mm)
$230
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/9/2007 via BNC Analysis

Oxford University Press, acquired Roxbury Publishing Company

synopsis: Berkery, Noyes & Co., LLC, one of the leading independent investment banks serving the media, information and technology markets, announced that it represented Los Angeles-based Roxbury Publishing Company (Roxbury), a publisher of higher education books in its sale to Oxford University Press (OUP).
buyer: Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the world's largest university press, publishing over 4,000 new titles a year. It has become familiar to millions through a diverse publishing programme that includes scholarly works in all academic disciplines. "
target: Roxbury Publishing Company
Roxbury Publishing Company publishes textbooks, anthologies and supplemental books for the college market. It is a leading college publisher of sociology, criminology, criminal justice, speech communication, and political science titles.
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closed 7/18/2005 via AP - Associated Press

Broadview Press Inc., acquired Garamond Press Ltd.

synopsis: Broadview Press, Inc., an internationally-oriented Canadian-based publisher of books aimed at the higher education textbook market, has acquired Garamond Press Ltd., a small, privately-held Canadian publisher, the first independent Canadian company to publish exclusively for the post-secondary market.
buyer: Broadview Press Inc. (US:BVII:$20.46)
Broadview Press is an independent academic publisher with no affiliation to any larger publishing house or media conglomerate. "
target: Garamond Press Ltd.
Garamond Press offers an alternative to multinational textbook publishers and university presses. The company distributes multimedia products and is developing online texts.
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closed 5/25/2005 via BusinessWire

Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc., acquired Virtual Text, Inc.

synopsis: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., today announced the acquisition of Virtual Text, Inc. Virtual Text was founded in 2000, by world renowned scientist, publisher and author, Dr. Benjamin Lewin, to provide a comprehensive web and print resource for the entire life science curriculum.
buyer: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc.
Educating tens of millions of people worldwide, Jones and Bartlett Publishers is a global leader in educational publishing, providing unique textbooks, reference products, testing and assessment services, and training materials in both print and digital formats. "
target: Virtual Text, Inc.
Virtual Text was started in year 2000 with the purpose of providing an alternative to scientific textbooks. We are developing a comprehensive site that covers the entire life sciences, including molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, immunology, development, and neurobiology.
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Ticker: TRHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tabula Rasa Healthcare
Tabula Rasa Healthcare
Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) is a leader in providing patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare organizations to optimize medication regimens to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs and manage risk.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$204.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.27
EBIT ($mm)
$1.63
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
952
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Ticker: ZMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZoomMed Inc.
ZoomMed Inc.
Zoommed Inc. develops and markets various computer applications for healthcare professionals in Canada. The company builds and operates the ZoomMed Communication Network, a clinical interoperable information exchange network between physicians and various other stakeholders of the healthcare sector.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$6.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.65
EBIT ($mm)
$2.78
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
40
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Ticker: ASX:MDR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MedAdvisor Limited
MedAdvisor Limited
MedAdvisor is a world class medication management platform focused on addressing the gap and burden of medication adherence. The highly automated Australian software system connects patients to their local pharmacy, providing them with real time access to their personal medication records.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: MRCY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.
Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.
Mercury Computer Systems is the leading supplier of high-performance digital signal and image processing systems. These embedded computer systems transform streams of sensor data to visual information in real time for analysis and interpretation.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$228.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.90
EBIT ($mm)
$25.55
Net Income ($mm)
$18.44
Employees
602
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Ticker: SYPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scrypt, Inc.
Scrypt, Inc.
Since 1998, Austin-based Scrypt, Inc. has been creating elegant document productivity tools for healthcare that eliminate manual processes and paper to save time and money. Scrypt has more than 30,000 customers across all 50 states.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$0.27
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: CM:CLRX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CollabRX, Inc
CollabRX, Inc
CollabRx, Inc. is a recognized leader in cloud-based expert systems to inform healthcare decision-making. CollabRx uses information technology to aggregate and contextualize the world's knowledge on genomics-based medicine with specific insights from the nation's top cancer experts.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: CERN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cerner Corporation
Cerner Corporation
Cerner's health information technologies connect people, information, and systems. Cerner solutions assist clinicians in making care decisions and enable organizations to manage the health of populations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,707.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,462.77
EBIT ($mm)
$1,008.36
Net Income ($mm)
$522.26
Employees
26400
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Ticker: 300253
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shanghai Kingstar Winning Software Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Kingstar Winning Software is principally engaged in the development of medical software, the provision of technology services and the distribution of hardware products. They primarily offer software, including hospital information systems and public health information management systems.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$98.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.01
EBIT ($mm)
$12.72
Net Income ($mm)
$21.57
Employees
454
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Ticker: OM:RTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rethinking Care AB
Rethinking Care AB
Rethinking Care introduces a holistic concept in nursing & health, based on 3 interacting spheres of activity - "Software as a service", "Care as a service" & "Health as a service", based on a high level of competence in nursing & healthcare services as well as IT tools developed for health care.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: NYSE:JW.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wiley
Wiley
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice and education. Wiley provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,864.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$311.04
EBIT ($mm)
$214.32
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6900
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Ticker: LSE:BMY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc is an independent publisher with offices in London, New York, New Delhi and Sydney. Bloomsbury has built a reputation for publishing works of excellence and originality. Bloomsbury has a valuable portfolio of content and rights based intellectual property assets.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$280.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$40.13
EBIT ($mm)
$36.85
Net Income ($mm)
$26.95
Employees
738
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Ticker: BSE:540497
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
S Chand Group
S. Chand is the leading publisher of education content and digital solutions in India with an established brand selling over 24 million books. They specialize in Children Books, School Books K-12, Higher Academics Books, Engineering, Professional & Technical Books and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$113.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.14
EBIT ($mm)
$22.85
Net Income ($mm)
$13.47
Employees
2389
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Ticker: CEDU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChinaEdu
ChinaEdu
ChinaEdu Corporation's primary business is to provide comprehensive educational services to the online degree programs of leading Chinese universities, including academic program development, technology services, enrollment marketing, student support services and finance operations.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$85.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.24
EBIT ($mm)
$20.53
Net Income ($mm)
$8.57
Employees
2116
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Ticker: NYSE:SPGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
S&P Global
S&P Global
S&P Global is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The Company’s divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$8,297.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,461.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,283.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:PBYA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ProBility Media Corp.
ProBility Media Corp.
ProBility Media Corp. is an education and training technology company. ProBility is executing a disruptive strategy of defragmenting the training market place by offering high quality training courses and materials and preparing the workforce for excellence.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$6.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: NYSEAM:GNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genius Group Limited
Genius Group Limited
Genius Group is a world-leading entrepreneur Edtech and education group, with a mission to disrupt the current education model with a student-centered, life-long learning curriculum that prepares students with the leadership, entrepreneurial and life skills to succeed in today’s market.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$12.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
254
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Ticker: PCSV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCS Edventures, Inc.
PCS Edventures, Inc.
PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. is a developer of STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – education products for preschool through college students.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$2.94
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
19
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Ticker: OTCPK:CNGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cengage Learning
Cengage Learning
Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. Cengage creates learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,313.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$238.20
EBIT ($mm)
$146.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4400
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Ticker: KLSE:SASBADI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sasbadi Holdings Berhad
Sasbadi Holdings Berhad
Sasbadi is a publisher of books and educational aids for the school-going children of Malaysia. Sasbadi is an essential guide for students and teachers in elite smart schools in the cities, as well as simple schools in the kampungs.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$23.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.40
EBIT ($mm)
$3.38
Net Income ($mm)
$1.98
Employees
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Ticker: KROT3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kroton Educacional S.A.
Kroton Educacional S.A.
Kroton is one of the largest private educational organizations in Brazil and worldwide, operating in the primary and secondary education segment for over 45 years and in the postsecondary education segment for more than 10 years.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,443.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$484.88
EBIT ($mm)
$404.34
Net Income ($mm)
$463.09
Employees
15000
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Ticker: ENXTAM:BRILL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brill
Brill
Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.32
EBIT ($mm)
$4.41
Net Income ($mm)
$2.92
Employees
133
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Ticker: TSE:9470
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gakken Co. Ltd.
Gakken Co. Ltd.
The Gakken Group is involved in the daily lives of people on many different levels through its broad scope of business activities. Gakken carries out wide-ranging publishing activities, provides various classrooms and preparatory schools, and other preschool- and school-related activities.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$750.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.94
EBIT ($mm)
$8.16
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3035
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Ticker: SCHL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scholastic Inc.
Scholastic Inc.
Scholastic is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, a leading provider of print and digital instructional materials for pre-K to grade 12, and a producer of educational and entertaining children’s media.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,679.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$114.90
EBIT ($mm)
$75.50
Net Income ($mm)
$48.50
Employees
9000
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Ticker: LRN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
K12, Inc.
K12, Inc.
K12 Inc., a technology-based education company, is America’s largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for students in kindergarten through high school.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,154.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$93.43
EBIT ($mm)
$65.11
Net Income ($mm)
$46.90
Employees
4950
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