Like Vizrt Ltd.

announced 11/10/2014 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, will acquire Vizrt Ltd.

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leader in Nordic private equity investments, announced that it has agreed to acquire Vizrt Ltd. They are a provider of real-time 3D graphics, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital private equity funds have invested in large and medium sized companies primarily in the Nordic region since 1989. Through committed ownership and by targeting strategic development and operational improvements, Nordic Capital enables value creation in its investments. "
target: Vizrt Ltd. (VIZ:$135.80)
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools.
price ($mm)[EV]
$369 [$318]
rev ($mm)
$139
EBITDA ($mm)
$29
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
11.1x
closed 5/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Endeavor, LLC, acquired NeuLion Incorporated

synopsis: Endeavor, a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion, is to acquire NeuLion, Inc., a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Endeavor, LLC
Endeavor is a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion operating in more than 30 countries. Endeavor specializes in talent representation and management; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media production, sales and distribution; and event management. "
target: NeuLion Incorporated (TSX:NLN:$95.32)
NeuLion, Inc. is a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$95
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
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announced 3/16/2016 via PR Newswire

Verizon Digital Media Services, will acquire Volicon

synopsis: Verizon Digital Media Services announced it has entered an agreement to acquire Volicon. Volicon is the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Verizon Digital Media Services
Verizon Digital Media Services brings together world-class technology to prepare, deliver and display content – so users can watch and enjoy on their terms. The purpose of their platform is delivering next-generation digital experiences for today’s demanding users. "
target: Volicon
Volicon is the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide. The Observer Media Intelligence Platform™ provides powerful tools for content creation and repurposing, compliance monitoring, and more.
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announced 12/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

DDVR, Inc., will acquire Immersive Media

synopsis: DDVR is acquiring an additional shareholding interest in Immersive Media, bringing its total interest to 66.62%. Immersive Media is principally engaged in the business of interactive media technology including 360 captures, multi-camera stitching, dynamic streaming, digital live optimization, multicamera and multi-input synchronization, and more.
buyer: DDVR, Inc.
DDVR, Inc. is an investment holding company. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in the United States. "
target: Immersive Media
Immersive Media is the pioneer and leading provider of 360°, full-motion, interactive video experiences. Immersive Media’s patented imLive Platform and full production services create high-resolution, immersive video for a variety of applications.
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$39*
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closed 9/10/2015 via Company Press Release

ChyronHego Corporation, acquired Newsroom Solutions, LLC

synopsis: ChyronHego announced the acquisition of Newsroom Solutions, a leading provider of fully integrated software, hardware, and services for local and network cable and television stations. Newsroom Solutions offers a suite of content and brand management solutions for deploying data-driven news ticker graphics such as severe weather alerting, and more.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: ChyronHego Corporation (CHYR:$58.05)
ChyronHego is a global leader in broadcast graphics creation, playout and real-time data visualization with a wide range of products and services for live television, news and sports production. . "
target: Newsroom Solutions, LLC
Newsroom Solutions, LLC is the leading fully-integrated software, hardware, and services provider for local and network cable and television stations. Founded in 1998, the company aimed to fill a niche and has fueled an industry in the process.
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closed 4/22/2015 via PR Newswire

Photobucket inc, acquired Milyoni, Inc.

synopsis: Photobucket Corporation, a leading online photo sharing and print community, announced the acquisition of Milyoni, the leader in social videos and the creator of Madcards, multimedia cards designed for mobile. The Madcards technology is flexible and includes a wide variety of content options designed to maximize user engagement on mobile.
buyer: Photobucket inc
Photobucket Corporation is the world's leading dedicated photo and video sharing service. In 2014, Photobucket expanded to include a new web and mobile service for printed products. The Photobucket user community uploads millions of images & videos per day from the web and connected digital devices."
target: Milyoni, Inc.
Milyoni is an innovative provider of social and mobile software for the media and entertainment industry. Founded in 2009, Milyoni has brought industry firsts to social commerce and entertainment with products that include Social Video, Video on Demand, and more recently Madcards.
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closed 6/23/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Avid Technology, Inc., acquired Orad Hi-Tech Systems

synopsis: Avid completed its acquistion of Orad Hi-Tec Systems Ltd. Orad is a leading provider of state-of-the-art 3D real-time graphics, video servers and related asset management solutions.
buyer: Avid Technology, Inc. (AVID:$514.86)
Avid delivers the industry's most open, innovative and comprehensive media platform connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution and consumption for the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world. "
target: Orad Hi-Tech Systems (XTRA:OHT:$41.57)
Orad is a world-leading provider of real-time 3D broadcast graphic, video server, and media asset management solutions including news, channel branding, sports production and enhancement, elections and special events, virtual studios, and virtual advertisement.
price ($mm)[EV]
$68 [$59]
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
10.2x
closed 6/9/2014 via PR Web

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Abacast, Inc.

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Abacast, a leading provider of streaming, live and on demand ad insertion and monetization solutions for digital radio.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target parent: Ignite Technologies, Inc.
target: Abacast, Inc.
Abacast is an online radio and online video service provider offering the most complete, integrated suite of streaming, advertising, and analytics services available from a single vendor. Abacast was founded in 2000 and has successfully served hundreds of customers and tens of millions of consumers.
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announced 4/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Infostrada, will acquire MOG Technologies

synopsis: Infostrada announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire MOG Technologies, the acclaimed developer of innovative digital video ingest products and media file technology. The acquisition will allow Infostrada to accelerate its development activities, create best-of-breed products, innovate workflows and grow its global presence.
buyer parent: Consolidated Media Industries (CMI)
buyer: Infostrada
Through creativity and innovative technology, Infostrada connects rights owners, content creators and brands with the consumer in new and effective ways. Infostrada is active in three domains: Sports, Interactive and Creative Technology. "
target: MOG Technologies
MOG provides innovative products and solutions to broadcasters, post-production houses, outside broadcasters, mobile studios and live-feed productions with the main ambition to explore a new professional market based on the development of centralized ingest solutions for the end-user broadcaster.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired BlueFin Labs

synopsis: Twitter has closed a deal to buy BlueFin Labs, a company that specializes in helping media companies understand how people use social media in conjunction with their TV watching. BlueFin offers analysis of how brands, agencies, and TV networks can tap into viewer commentary about shows and commercials to power insights, ad sales, and media buys.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,295.22)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets. "
target: BlueFin Labs
Bluefin Labs is a social TV analytics company providing solutions to brand advertisers, advertising agencies and TV networks. Its technology and professional services enable clients to tap into data at scale that links people’s social media commentary to the shows and commercials they watch on TV.
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$80
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closed 2/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Ignite Technologies, Inc., acquired Abacast, Inc.

synopsis: Ignite Technologies, Inc., the leader in providing secure and scalable Enterprise Content Delivery Solutions, has announced that it has completed a technology asset acquisition with Abacast Inc., to include its live stream peer-to-peer technology and two related patents. Abacast is an online radio and online video service provider.
buyer: Ignite Technologies, Inc.
Ignite Technologies provides the industry’s most secure and scalable Content Delivery Solution enabling customers to efficiently publish, deliver and manage digital assets—from rich media content for communications and training to software patches and virus updates—to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: Abacast, Inc.
Abacast is an online radio and online video service provider offering the most complete, integrated suite of streaming, advertising, and analytics services available from a single vendor. Abacast was founded in 2000 and has successfully served hundreds of customers and tens of millions of consumers.
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closed 12/11/2006 via BusinessWire

Harmonic Inc, purchased video networking software business from Entone Technologies

synopsis: Harmonic Inc., a pioneer and industry leader in video service delivery, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the video networking software business of Entone Technologies, Inc., a privately-held company based in San Mateo, CA, with research and development facilities in Hong Kong.
buyer: Harmonic Inc (HLIT:$398.30)
Harmonic Inc. is a leading provider of digital video, broadband optical networking and IP delivery systems to cable, satellite, telecom and broadcast network operators. "
seller: Entone Technologies
Entone is a leading provider of video servers and home entertainment gateways that enable the delivery of personal television services, such as video on demand (VOD) and network personal video recording (nPVR).
price ($mm)
$45
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closed 9/8/2006 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired Broadbus Technologies, Inc

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Broadbus Technologies, Inc. of Boxborough, Mass. On July 25, 2006, Motorola announced an agreement to acquire Broadbus, a leading provider of content on-demand technologies. Founded in 1999, Broadbus has deployed its Television on Demand solution with over 60 service providers worldwide.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,532.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need. "
target: Broadbus Technologies, Inc
Broadbus Technologies Inc is re-imagining the possibilities for television. Our mission is deceptively simple: to enable the distribution of the world's video to consumers on-demand.
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closed 5/30/2006 via PR Newswire

Xinhua China, Ltd., acquired Bear Technology

synopsis: Xinhua China Ltd. announced today it has acquired leading Chinese High Definition Television text-editing software company Bear Technology. The acquisition expands Xinhua's presence in the rapidly expanding digital media industry in China.
buyer: Xinhua China, Ltd.
Xinhua China Ltd. is a U.S.-based holding company with publishing and distribution interests in China. Through its subsidiary, Xinhua Publications Circulation & Distribution Co., Ltd., the Company holds a national license for distribution of books and other publications in China. "
target: Bear Technology
Bear Technology offers multiple proprietary solutions for rendering and editing text in High Definition. Bear text-editing software is an essential component in the production of HDTV content, which require on- screen text to be rendered in HD for enhanced visual fidelity, according to Xinhua China.
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closed 8/21/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Samba TV, acquired Axwave

synopsis: Samba TV, the leading provider of global TV data and audience analytics, acquired Axwave, a company that provides accurate media exposure measurement covering live and recorded TV. Combined with Samba’s AI-driven commercial break detection, Axwave’s workflow for automatic detection builds a foundation for the most accurate TV spot schedule.
buyer: Samba TV
Samba TV is a data and analytics company that helps viewers engage with relevant content and enables agencies to address and measure that engagement effectively. Through software embedded in smart TVs, amplified by set-top boxes and mapped to connected devices, Samba TV amplifies media investment. "
target: Axwave
Axwave provides accurate media exposure measurement covering live and recorded TV. Their workflow for automatic detection, tagging of TV spots and its use of computer vision for logos and brands in linear video builds a foundation for the most accurate, real-time global TV spot schedule.
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closed 8/21/2019 via PR Newswire

Interactive Insights, acquired Predictive Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Interactive Insights, an inference-driven loyalty and reward service, announced it acquired Predictive Solutions, a Customer Data Platform and Recommendation Technology by combining DRTV media data with clients’ telemarketing, web and fulfillment data into a single data warehouse
buyer: Interactive Insights
Interactive Insights' platform, ContextLink™, delivers personalized-driven offers, rewards and surveys at the Point of Sale within their loyalty and reward programs - enabling companies to conveniently make person-to-person connections. "
target: Predictive Solutions, Inc.
Predictive Solutions is a Customer Data Platform (CDP) and Recommendation Technology in the DirectTV space. Predictive combines DRTV media data with clients’ telemarketing, web and fulfillment data into a single data warehouse giving them access through a simple, yet robust data visualization tool.
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closed 8/3/2017 via PR Newswire

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired vBrand

synopsis: Nielsen, a global performance management company, announced it has acquired vBrand, an Israel-based technology startup that has developed a machine learning-enabled platform to measure brand exposure and impact in sports programming.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,618.00)
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target: vBrand
vBrand is an Israel-based technology startup that has developed a machine learning-enabled platform to measure brand exposure and impact in sports programming.
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closed 6/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Verimatrix, purchased MiriMON from Genius Digital

synopsis: Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, announced the acquisition of the MiriMON technology and development team from Genius Digital, the expert in audience analytics for TV.
buyer: Verimatrix
Verimatrix specializes in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe and is recognized as the global number one in revenue security for connected video devices. "
seller: Genius Digital
Genius Digital's MiriMON delivers real-time service quality and customer experience insight for Digital TV and streaming media services. Genius Digital provides technology solutions that enable TV operators to collect, integrate, and manage the viewer data.
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closed 1/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired Watchwith

synopsis: Comcast, an American global telecommunications conglomerate, has acquired Watchwith, a company that has built a video metadata platform that can decipher what’s happening inside a movie, TV show or sporting event.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$103,698.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: Watchwith
Watchwith is the TV industry's standard for time-based (a.k.a. scene based) metadata. TV networks use Watchwith to create, control, and distribute deep metadata about their content. TV service providers use Watchwith data and software to power exciting new video products.
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closed 12/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zenterio AB, acquired Adscribe

synopsis: TV technology and services provider Zenterio has acquired the remaining 75% of UK based ad-tech and analytics company Adscribe. AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising.
buyer: Zenterio AB
Zenterio provides an independent OS for interactive TV aimed at creating an industry standard. Zenterio also offers an intuitive multiscreen UI, a powerful Data Analytics solution, Consulting Services and additional Value Added Services to TV operators. "
target: Adscribe
AdScribe help TV operators to better understand their customers and in the process open up new revenue opportunities through data and advertising. Their cloud-based big data platform facilitates the collection and analysis of TV viewing data across multiple devices.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vizrt Ltd., acquired NewTek, Inc.

synopsis: Vizrt has acquired NewTek to create what it says is “the largest company in the broadcast space dedicated to enabling IT-based video production.” NewTek is the IP video tech company behind the royalty-free software-based IP video technology NDI.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Vizrt Ltd. (VIZ:$135.80)
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools. "
target: NewTek, Inc.
Benefiting producers and artists with its cost-effective and ground-breaking technologies, NewTek Inc. is a leader in portable live production, video editing, 3D animation and special effects tools, including the TriCaster™ product line and LightWave 3D®.
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announced 11/10/2014 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, will acquire Vizrt Ltd.

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leader in Nordic private equity investments, announced that it has agreed to acquire Vizrt Ltd. They are a provider of real-time 3D graphics, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital private equity funds have invested in large and medium sized companies primarily in the Nordic region since 1989. Through committed ownership and by targeting strategic development and operational improvements, Nordic Capital enables value creation in its investments. "
target: Vizrt Ltd. (VIZ:$135.80)
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools.
price ($mm)[EV]
$369 [$318]
rev ($mm)
$139
EBITDA ($mm)
$29
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
11.1x
announced 11/13/2013 via Company Press Release

CCI Europe A/S, will acquire Escenic AS

synopsis: Vizrt Ltd. announced that it has reached a definitive purchase agreement with CCI Europe A/S concerning the sale of 100% of the outstanding shares of Escenic AS, a leading provider of online publishing solutions, based in Oslo, Norway. Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics and asset management tools for the broadcast industry.
buyer parent: Stibo A/S
buyer: CCI Europe A/S
CCI is provider of editorial and advertising solutions for multimedia news environments. Their CCI AdDesk, CCI NewsGate and CCI NewsDesk products are the most robust and powerful systems in the industry, and are implemented in news organizations across five continents. "
target parent: VIZRT Ltd.
target: Escenic AS
Escenic AS is a leading provider of online publishing solutions, based in Oslo, Norway. Escenic provides a Multi-channel and mobile ready publishing solution including the Escenic Content Engine, a high performance content management and delivery system for modern websites.
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$2.00
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closed 8/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cint AB, acquired P2Sample

synopsis: Cint, the Swedish technology platform that accelerates insight gathering in marketing research, announces its acquisition of P2Sample, a company that operates the market research industry's most sophisticated sample and panel platform for clients seeking targeted respondents for consumer insights.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Cint AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Cint is the technology backbone of the world's most successful insight companies. Their platform accelerates the efficiency in gathering survey data, so companies can surface insights faster, in a cost-effective and scalable way to build better products and services. "
target: P2Sample
P2Sample operates the market research industry's most sophisticated sample and panel platform for clients seeking targeted respondents for consumer insights. Their automated platform programmatically integrates with hundreds of sample suppliers and allows efficient management of proprietary panels.
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announced 7/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

FNG Group NV, will acquire Ellos Group

synopsis: Nordic Capital has signed an agreement to sell Ellos Group to FNG NV. During Nordic Capital’s ownership, Ellos Group has become an e-commerce leader in fashion and home furnishings in the Nordic region, with the strong brands Ellos, Jotex, Stayhard and Homeroom.
buyer: FNG Group NV (ENXTBR:FNG:$573.57)
FNG is a fast-growing group of companies active throughout Europe. FNG designs and distributes clothing and footwear for women, children and men through its own concept stores at the best locations in Belgium and the Netherlands. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Ellos Group
Sweden-based Ellos Group – with online stores Ellos, Jotex, Stayhard and Homeroom – is the Nordic region’s leading e-commerce group. Working closely with its millions of customers, Ellos Group constantly strives to develop and offer attractive fashion and home furnishings for the entire family.
price ($mm)
$257
rev ($mm)
$277
EBITDA ($mm)
$24
EV / rev
0.9x
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10.9x
closed 7/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Idfy

synopsis: Signicat, a Norwegian digital identity solutions provider, has acquired Idfy, a Norwegian provider of identification and electronic signature solutions. Idfy offers an easy-to-integrate platform that allows businesses to achieve efficient and compliant document processes across a wide range of countries.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Founded in Trondheim, Norway in 2007, Signicat leads innovation in verified digital identity solutions. Its solutions enable companies and institutions to offer efficient and user-friendly advanced online authentication, identification verification and electronic signature solutions. "
target: Idfy
Idfy is a Norwegian provider of identification and electronic signature solutions. Idfy offers an easy-to-integrate platform that secures countless business processes every day. Their platform allows businesses to achieve efficient and compliant document processes across a wide range of countries.
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announced 6/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, will acquire Aris Global LLC

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region, will be acquiring ArisGlobal, a visionary technology company that has successfully developed a next-generation platform that uses advanced cognitive computing and machine learning to automate all core functions of drug safety, regulatory compliance and medical affairs.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target: Aris Global LLC
ArisGlobal is transforming the way most successful life sciences companies develop breakthroughs. Their end-to-end drug development technology platform, LifeSphere, integrates their proprietary Nava cognitive computing engine to automate all core functions of the drug development lifecycle.
price ($mm)
$700
rev ($mm)
$100
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closed 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vizrt Ltd., acquired NewTek, Inc.

synopsis: Vizrt has acquired NewTek to create what it says is “the largest company in the broadcast space dedicated to enabling IT-based video production.” NewTek is the IP video tech company behind the royalty-free software-based IP video technology NDI.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Vizrt Ltd. (VIZ:$135.80)
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools. "
target: NewTek, Inc.
Benefiting producers and artists with its cost-effective and ground-breaking technologies, NewTek Inc. is a leader in portable live production, video editing, 3D animation and special effects tools, including the TriCaster™ product line and LightWave 3D®.
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closed 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, acquired Signicat

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region, announced the acquisition of Signicat, a high-growth provider of digital identity and signatures solutions that operates the leading digital identity hub in the market.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target parent: Viking Venture AS
target: Signicat
Founded in Trondheim, Norway in 2007, Signicat leads innovation in verified digital identity solutions, reducing risk while providing a smart and intuitive user experience.
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announced 3/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, will acquire Conscia

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region, announced the signing of the acquisition of Conscia, one of the leading security and networking infrastructure specialists in Northern Europe.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target parent: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
target: Conscia
Founded in Brøndby, Denmark in 2003, Conscia is one of the leading players in the Northern European IT infrastructure space within complex infrastructure solutions and managed services.
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announced 1/9/2019 via BusinessWire

Nordic Capital, will acquire Board International

synopsis: Nordic Capital announced the agreement to acquire a majority share in BOARD International. BOARD International has enabled more than 3,000 companies worldwide to effectively deploy Business Intelligence, Corporate Performance Management and Predictive Analytics applications on a single platform.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target: Board International
BOARD is the #1 decision-making platform. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Switzerland, BOARD International has enabled more than 3,000 companies worldwide to effectively deploy Business Intelligence, Corporate Performance Management and Predictive Analytics applications on a single platform.
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closed 8/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, acquired MacroBond Financial AB

synopsis: Nordic Capital Fund IX announces its acquisition of Macrobond, one of the world’s leading providers of research systems and macroeconomic and financial time series data from primary and third-party sources.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target: MacroBond Financial AB
Macrobond Financial is a young and rapidly expanding, international company. Its flagship product, the Macrobond application, is a single platform that combines an extensive macroeconomic and financial database with easy-to-use tools for analysis and smart data visualisation.
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announced 11/28/2017 via Reuters

Itiviti AB, will acquire ULLInk SAS

synopsis: London-based private equity firm HgCapital has agreed to sell electronic trading and connectivity solutions provider Ullink to Sweden’s Itiviti, a company backed by Nordic Capital. Founded in 2001, Ullink is a global provider of market leading multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure for buy-side and sell-side market participants.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Itiviti AB
Itiviti is a world-leading technology provider for the capital markets industry. Their flexible offering includes products, solutions and services for end-to-end trading, market access, order routing, risk management and compliance. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: ULLInk SAS
Ullink provides global, market leading multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure for buy-side and sell-side market participants. Trusted by top-tier banks, brokers and trading venues, they provide consistent, reliable access to the most current and innovative trading solutions available.
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announced 9/7/2017 via finextra.com

Nordic Capital, will acquire MFEX Mutual Funds Exchange AB

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leader in Nordic private equity investments, will acquire a majority stake in MFEX Mutual Funds Exchange AB. MFEX are independent experts in global automated fund distribution. Banks and other distributors of funds use MFEX to access the world's largest fund range with trading, rebates and fund information from 800 fund companies.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leader in Nordic private equity investments. Nordic Capital invests in companies in the Nordic region and in Europe's German-speaking countries. In addition, they also invest in Healthcare companies globally. "
target: MFEX Mutual Funds Exchange AB
MFEX Mutual Funds Exchange AB are independent experts in global automated fund distribution. Banks and other distributors of funds use MFEX to access the world's largest fund range with trading, rebates and fund information from 800 fund companies and 50,000 funds that MFEX cooperates with.
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closed 5/31/2017 via Company Description

MTech Systems USA, acquired Edata Tecnologia

synopsis: Munters Group, the global leader in energy efficient air treatment and climate solutions, announced the acquisition of Brazilian-based Edata specializing in key software for food processing plants, primarily for poultry production. Edata’s software will be fully incorporated into MTech’s suite. MTech was acquired by Munters in February 2017.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: MTech Systems USA (OM:MTRS:$731.05)
MTech, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia US, is the world leader in software systems providing insight and intelligence to every aspect of poultry and swine production management. Through the software, each segment of production is analyzed to maximize profitability. "
target: Edata Tecnologia
Edata has been delivering turn-key software solutions to the Brazilian poultry processing industry for over 20 years. Edata delivers form-fit solutions for tracking finished products, measuring quality and yield, and for controlling waste in the food production process.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

ERT, acquired ImageIQ

synopsis: ERT - a provider of clinical trial services - announced the acquisition of ImageIQ, an imaging software and contract research organization and software developer for customized imaging and analysis.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: ERT
ERT is a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development. ERT delivers a combination of technology, services and clinical consulting that increase the accuracy and reliability of patient data and improve the widely deployed solutions. "
target: ImageIQ
ImageIQ is an imaging software and contract research organization and software developer for customized imaging and analysis.
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closed 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bambora, purchased DevCode Payment from DevCode Group

synopsis: Bambora, one of the fastest growing providers of online payment transactions, has acquired DevCode Payment from DevCode Group, a provider of system development, process development and payment solutions. DevCode Payment offers a flexible payment platform that helps multinational companies manage, analyze and optimize their payments.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Bambora
Bambora Group is one of the fastest growing providers of online payment transactions with business in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and North America. Bambora consists of a consolidation of innovative payment technology companies, including Samport, MPS, ePay, DK Online, dSAFE, Euroline and more. "
seller: DevCode Group
DevCode is a provider of system development, process development and payment solutions. DevCode Payment offers a flexible payment platform that helps multinational companies manage, analyze and optimize their payments. It consists of three different solutions, PaymentIQ, AccountIQ and VaultIQ.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Munters AB, acquired MTech Systems USA

synopsis: Munters Group, a global leader in energy efficient air treatment and climate solutions, announced the acquisition of Atlanta-based MTech Systems, a company specialized in software systems for poultry and swine production. MTech has been improving data management and planning in the production and processing industry through its innovative software.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Munters AB (OM:MTRS B:$729.46)
Munters is a global leader in energy efficient air treatment and climate solutions. Using innovative technologies, Munters creates the perfect climate for customers in a wide range of industries, the largest being the food, pharmaceutical and data center sectors. "
target: MTech Systems USA (OM:MTRS:$731.05)
MTech, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia US, is the world leader in software systems providing insight and intelligence to every aspect of poultry and swine production management. Through the software, each segment of production is analyzed to maximize profitability.
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announced 3/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Nordic Capital, will acquire ERT

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on the healthcare, software, financial services, and industrial technology industries, announced the sale of ERT, a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development, to Nordic Capital Fund VIII.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leader in Nordic private equity investments, and now has an enviable reputation in investment and portfolio management. Since launching in 1989, Nordic Capital funds have delivered outstanding returns for our investors. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: ERT
ERT is a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development. ERT delivers a combination of technology, services and clinical consulting that increase the accuracy and reliability of patient data and improve the widely deployed solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$300
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Nordic Capital, acquired Cint AB

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leader in Nordic private equity investments, has acquired Cint, a leading global player in the insights data collection technology market. Their philosophy is to offer researchers the opportunity to access verified respondents in an open, impartial environment.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leader in Nordic private equity investments, and now has an enviable reputation in investment and portfolio management. Since launching in 1989, Nordic Capital funds have delivered outstanding returns for our investors. "
target: Cint AB
Cint is a global platform and technology firm dedicated to creating self-service solutions for the online market research industry. Their philosophy is to offer researchers the opportunity to access verified respondents in an open, impartial environment.
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announced 11/10/2014 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, will acquire Vizrt Ltd.

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leader in Nordic private equity investments, announced that it has agreed to acquire Vizrt Ltd. They are a provider of real-time 3D graphics, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital private equity funds have invested in large and medium sized companies primarily in the Nordic region since 1989. Through committed ownership and by targeting strategic development and operational improvements, Nordic Capital enables value creation in its investments. "
target: Vizrt Ltd. (VIZ:$135.80)
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools.
price ($mm)[EV]
$369 [$318]
rev ($mm)
$139
EBITDA ($mm)
$29
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
11.1x
announced 10/3/2013 via PE Hub

CameronTec, will acquire Greenline Financial Technologies

synopsis: CameronTec is to acquire US-based Greenline Financial Technologies, a provider of FIX and electronic trading technology solutions and services and wholly-owned subsidiary of MarketAxess Holdings Inc.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: CameronTec
CameronTec is on the forefront of electronic trading. As the embedded, standard, global FIX-based technology, it shapes the way markets publish, execute, clear, settle and manage risk. Its flagship product Catalys provides an integrated platform for operations, infrastructure and trading. "
target parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
target: Greenline Financial Technologies
Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc. develops software solutions for enabling electronic trading. The company provides system integration, testing, and management solutions for financial information exchange related products and services.
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closed 1/3/2012 via BusinessWire

VeriFone, Inc., acquired Point Transaction Systems AB

synopsis: VeriFone Systems, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Point, Northern Europe’s largest provider of payment and gateway services and solutions for retailers. Point, based in Stockholm, has operations in 11 European countries and serves a captive network encompassing almost 475,000 merchant contracts.
buyer: VeriFone, Inc. (PAY:$2,000.46)
VeriFone Systems, Inc. is the global leader in secure electronic payment solutions. VeriFone provides expertise, solutions and services that add value to the point of sale with merchant-operated, consumer-facing and self-service payment systems. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Point Transaction Systems AB
Point Transaction Systems ("Point") is the leading provider of multichannel electronic payment solutions in Europe focusing on payment services to merchants. Point installations handle 10 million transactions per day, and customers include some of the largest retail companies in Europe.
price ($mm)
$1,049
rev ($mm)
$191
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

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

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

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

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

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

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

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

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

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

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

synopsis: VinaCapital, one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, has acquired Smartly, a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
buyer: VinaCapital Investment Management
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. "
target: Smartly Pte Ltd
Smartly is a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV, acquired TradersOnly BV

synopsis: LYNX, a Dutch specialist in online investing, has acquired TradersOnly, the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
buyer: Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV
LYNX is a Dutch specialist in online investing. LYNX provides investors with access to more than 100 exchanges in 20 countries through its user-friendly trading platform. The company was founded in 2006 and has been active on the Dutch market since 2007. "
target: TradersOnly BV
TradersOnly is the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
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Ticker: SEAC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SeaChange International
SeaChange International
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International, Inc. enables transformative multiscreen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, telco and mobile operators globally.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$68.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.35)
Net Income ($mm)
$2.24
Employees
286
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Ticker: BIT:VTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vetrya Group
Vetrya Group
Vetrya Group is an Italian company that develops digital services, applications, and broadband solutions. Vetrya understand innovations and makes it functional for customers, by introducing innovation throughout the value chain, with a wide range of cloud computing platforms.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$67.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.42
EBIT ($mm)
$5.67
Net Income ($mm)
$3.80
Employees
72
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Ticker: AIM:IMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile provides software and services which help businesses capitalise on the growth in mobile communication. The company’s solutions allow customers to use mobile as a channel to create new revenue streams, as CRM and customer engagement channel and as a channel to improve business operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$173.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.12
EBIT ($mm)
$12.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1100
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Ticker: BCOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove Inc. is the leading global provider of powerful cloud solutions for managing, delivering, and monetizing video experiences on every screen.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$164.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
495
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Ticker: MWIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
m-Wise, Inc.
m-Wise, Inc.
Founded in 2000, m-Wise has established itself as a leading international provider of enabling technologies for the mobile entertainment and marketing industries. m-Wise is the developer of the MOMA ("Mobile Originated Message Access") content management and service delivery platform.
year
2011
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Ticker: OM:QBNK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QBNK Holding AB
QBank DAM was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2003. They have developed a cutting edge Digital Asset Management software that enables the full potential of rich media. QBank is the hub of information and metadata, integrated with a variety of channels including social media.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: DOX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amdocs Ltd.
Amdocs Ltd.
Amdocs brings telecom companies and their customers together. The company is a leading supplier of customer experience software and services for business support systems and operational support systems, used by telecommunications providers to manage delivery of voice, data, and wireless services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,059.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$749.64
EBIT ($mm)
$540.58
Net Income ($mm)
$401.69
Employees
25000
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Ticker: RUBI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Rubicon Project
The Rubicon Project
Rubicon Project is a leading technology company automating the buying and selling of advertising. Rubicon Project has engineered one of the largest real-time cloud and Big Data computing systems, processing trillions of transactions within milliseconds each month.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$141.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($38.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
409
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Ticker: TLRA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tremor Video
Tremor Video
Tremor Video is a provider of in-stream video advertising solutions. The company leverages its decisioning engine, innovative video ad formats and publisher technology to deliver the campaign results and scale advertisers should expect from digital video.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$47.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($15.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($21.18)
Net Income ($mm)
$2.99
Employees
136
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Ticker: TSXV:TLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Frankly Media
Frankly Media
Frankly Media provides a complete suite of digital solutions for media companies to create, manage, distribute and monetize their content on all platforms maximizing audience engagement and revenue potential. The company is headquartered in New York with offices in Toronto and Atlanta.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.54)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OB:CXENSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cxense
Cxense
Cxense helps businesses succeed in a digital world. Using audience data and advanced real-time analytics, Cxense creates hyper-relevant content recommendations, targeted advertising and predictive search that help increase digital revenue for publishers and e-commerce businesses.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.29)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
104
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Ticker: OM:EDGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edgeware AB
Edgeware is a global high-tech company that develops products that enable high-quality TV and video streaming. Edgeware’s solutions allows telecom and cable operators as well as broadcasters and content owners to securely and cost-efficiently make TV and video content available to their viewers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$24.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
96
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Ticker: OM:VIT B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VITEC Software Group
VITEC Software Group
Vitec Software Group AB (publ) is a Nordic software company that develops and delivers standardised software for industry specific needs. The Group has operations in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway and grows in the mature part of the software industry by consolidating vertical software segments.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$126.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.58
EBIT ($mm)
$15.13
Net Income ($mm)
$10.82
Employees
650
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$12,803.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,628.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,045.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,738.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,683.13
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,495.95
Employees
0
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,568.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,555.67
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,068.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,458.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,400.50
Net Income ($mm)
$379.10
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,653.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,498.31
EBIT ($mm)
$1,494.66
Net Income ($mm)
$1,509.24
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,539.25
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$196.94
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: SWX:PGHN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors worldwide. They have USD 66 billion in assets under management and more than 950 professionals across 19 offices worldwide.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,024.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$626.28
EBIT ($mm)
$620.16
Net Income ($mm)
$587.63
Employees
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$865.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$36.16
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$244.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.78
EBIT ($mm)
$204.62
Net Income ($mm)
$119.37
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:SVI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SVG Capital plc
SVG Capital plc
SVG Capital invests in private equity and private equity related assets. The investment objective of the Company is to conduct an orderly realisation of its assets and to progressively return cash to shareholders.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$161.36
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$120.84
Net Income ($mm)
$150.15
Employees
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