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closed 12/10/2014 via PE Hub

Periscope Holdings, Inc, acquired BidSync

synopsis: Periscope Holdings, which is backed by Parthenon Capital, has bought BidSync. BidSync is best known for its eSourcing solutions and for having the largest government bid notification system in North America, enabling suppliers and vendors to identify and respond to more bid opportunities.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Periscope Holdings, Inc
Periscope Holdings, Inc. headquartered in Austin, Texas, is the leader in purpose-based procurement. Periscope eradicates waste and maximizes the value of every dollar spent by our public sector and higher education clients with procurement transformation solutions and services. "
target: BidSync
Based in American Fork, Utah, BidSync offers a comprehensive array of SaaS-based purchasing and electronic procurement solutions for government agencies and businesses across North America.
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closed 9/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mercell Holding AS, acquired Comcare A/S

synopsis: Mercell Holding AS, a leading e-tendering platform provider in Europe, has acquired Comcare AS, a Danish provider of e-procurement solutions. Comcare offers a cloud-based e-procurement system for the public sector. Their RakatX platform provides solutions for contract management, catalog management, project management and more.
buyer: Mercell Holding AS (OB:MRCEL-ME:$18.25)
Mercell is a leading Nordic provider of eTender system and Tender Offers. Suppliers in all industries use Mercell eTender system to find tenders and contracts in the public sector. They simplify the public procurement process and makes it easy for the buyer to interact with suppliers. "
target: Comcare A/S
Comcare is a Danish provider of e-procurement solutions. Comcare offers a cloud-based e-procurement system for the public sector. Their RakatX platform provides solutions for contract management, catalog management, project management and more.
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closed 3/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Advanced, acquired Science Warehouse Limited

synopsis: Advanced has acquired Science Warehouse, a British developer of cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) procurement solutions. Science Warehouse is an established provider of spend management and eMarketplace systems to over 80 customers in multiple sectors including commercial, government, higher education, NHS and social housing.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Advanced
Advanced is a provider of healthcare, enterprise, and other business solutions and services to the public and private sectors. Their healthcare portfolio includes patient care management and clinical software solutions, while its enterprise suite includes financial management, HR, payroll, and CRM. "
target parent: Mercia Technologies PLC
target: Science Warehouse Limited
Science Warehouse provides cloud-based spend management platform and e-marketplace systems designed to drive efficiencies through the source-to-settle process. They give customers control of the purchasing cycle from requisition to payment, helping them deliver cost savings and manage spending.
price ($mm)
$23
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$5
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4.2x
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closed 7/29/2016 via PE Hub

Accel-KKR, acquired SciQuest, Inc.

synopsis: SciQuest, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end spend management solutions delivering value beyond savings, announced that affiliates of Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, have completed their acquisition of the Company.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $4.0 billion in capital commitments to its current funds. The firm invests in software and IT enabled businesses well-positioned for topline and bottom-line growth. "
target: SciQuest, Inc. (SQI:$106.31)
SciQuest is a leading provider of cloud-based business automation software for spend management. It provides organizations with a comprehensive suite of on-demand source-to-settle software solutions, driving cost and efficiency savings across the supply chain and improving bottom-line results.
price ($mm)[EV]
$486 [$349]*
rev ($mm)
$106
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$9
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3.6x
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40.1x
closed 2/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Proactis Holdings PLC, acquired Due North Limited

synopsis: PROACTIS, a global Spend Control and eProcurement solution provider, announced it has acquired Due North Limited, a well-respected provider of eProcurement systems, with more than 300 clients principally in the UK Public sector.
buyer: Proactis Holdings PLC (AIM:PHD:$51.76)
PROACTIS creates, sells and maintains specialist software which enables organisations to streamline, control and monitor all internal and external expenditure, other than payroll. "
target parent: Access Intelligence plc
target: Due North Limited
Due North is a well-respected provider of eProcurement systems, with more than 300 clients principally in the UK Public sector. Its clients use Due North’s hosted software to control an estimated £100 billion of spend through approximately 200,000 active suppliers.
price ($mm)
$6.56
rev ($mm)
$3
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$1
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2.4x
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12.1x
closed 3/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mercell Holding AS, acquired Aksess Innkjøp

synopsis: Mercell, an Oslo, Norway-based company providing software for electronic submission of public tenders, announced that it acquired Aksess Innkjøp, a company that provides a cloud based solution for the public sector and their vendors, digitizing the procurement process from announcement to purchase, also based in Norway.
buyer: Mercell Holding AS (OB:MRCEL-ME:$18.25)
Mercell is a leading Nordic provider of eTender system and Tender Offers. Suppliers in all industries use Mercell eTender system to find tenders and contracts in the public sector. They simplify the public procurement process and makes it easy for the buyer to interact with suppliers. "
target parent: KapNord Fund
target: Aksess Innkjøp
Aksess Innkjøp, based in Bodø, provides a cloud based solution for the public sector and their vendors, digitizing the procurement process from announcement to purchase. Its solution is used by 23 municipalities and 14 government agencies in the Norwegian market.
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closed 8/18/2015 via PR Newswire

Iron Data, LLC merged with MicroPact Inc.,

synopsis: MicroPact Inc., the leader in Data-First™ Case Management and Business Process Management (BPM) software, announced that it has merged with Iron Data Solutions, Inc. The company is a leader in case management and regulatory software solutions used across 49 states and the federal government.
buyer: MicroPact Inc.
MicroPact has focused on engineering web-based, commercial off the shelf (COTS) solutions for US Government agencies and Fortune 500 corporations. Today MicroPact solutions serve 97% of federal agencies with 500 or more employees, and enjoy a 97% annual renewal rate. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Iron Data, LLC
Iron Data Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of software for human services case management, licensing and regulatory systems and is used by the Federal Government and by 49 state governments.
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closed 5/12/2011 via Company Press Release

Arlington Capital Partners, acquired Iron Data, LLC

synopsis: Thompson Street Capital Partners has announced the recapitalization of Iron Data Solutions, a Memphis-registered process efficiency software company. Iron Data offers a comprehensive suite of solutions, called Intelligent Process Management that assess, improve, manage and monitor challenging operational process issues.
buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $450 million of committed capital. They are focused on management buyout and late stage expansion equity investment opportunities. Targets are middle-market companies with enterprise values typically between $50 million and $500 million. "
target parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
target: Iron Data, LLC
Iron Data, LLC. was founded to respond to the increasing demand for cost effective business transaction software and services. Iron Data focused initially on several specific government contract opportunities to provide end-to-end front and back office data processing solutions.
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closed 6/29/2020 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, acquired Unison Inc.

synopsis: Unison, a leading provider of procurement, supply chain, and contract management software to Federal government agencies and government contractors, announced it has been acquired by global investment firm The Carlyle Group, and Unison management.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$1,880.20)
The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Unison Inc.
Unison's software suites and Insight Platform support the four types of professionals vital to the success of government missions — program managers, the acquisition workforce, financial assistance professionals, and government contractors.
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announced 5/8/2015 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners and JMI Equity have announced that they have sold their equity interest in Compusearch Software Systems, Inc to ABRY Partners. Compusearch is the leading provider of acquisition and program management software to Federal agencies, DoD program offices, and government contractors.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced media, communications, business and information services focused private equity investment firms in North America. Since its founding, ABRY has completed over $42 billion of transactions, representing investments in over 450 properties. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies.
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announced 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

N. Harris Computer Corporation, will acquire Commerce Decisions Limited

synopsis: Harris, a global vertical market software provider and acquirer, expands the public sector group with Commerce Decisions acquisition, a UK-based strategic procurement evaluation software and service provider. Commerce Decisions provides AWARD® procurement evaluation software, thought-leadership, and expert services.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Headquartered in Canada, Harris provides feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies. Harris' focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers over time. "
target parent: QinetiQ
target: Commerce Decisions Limited
Commerce Decisions provides AWARD® procurement evaluation software, thought-leadership, and expert services to support strategic, complex, high risk sourcing government projects. Commerce Decisions is headquartered in Oxfordshire, England.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$11
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1.2x
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closed 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Allocate Software Limited, acquired 247 Time Ltd

synopsis: Allocate Software, a leading international provider of workforce optimisation software, has acquired 247 Time, a cloud-based supplier of contingent healthcare workforce software in the UK. 247 Time provides vendor management, payroll and direct engagement technology to healthcare and enterprise sectors.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Allocate Software Limited (MSWEF:$25.50)
Allocate Software is a leading international provider of workforce optimisation software to the healthcare, defense and maritime sectors. Allocate’s solutions support the operational and administrative needs of healthcare professionals in all settings as well as defense and maritime staff globally. "
target: 247 Time Ltd
247 Time is a cloud-based supplier of contingent healthcare workforce software in the UK. 247 Time provides vendor management, payroll and direct engagement technology to healthcare and enterprise sectors. Their clients include NHS trusts, care homes, councils, and facilities management companies.
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closed 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Accel-KKR, acquired Springbrook Software, Inc.

synopsis: Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused investment firm, has acquired Springbrook Software, a leading provider in fully integrated, cloud-based ERP and payments software for local government. The acquisition will deepen Springbrook's focus on providing industry-leading solutions to over 800 local governments and municipalities across North America.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $5 billion in capital commitments. The firm focuses on software and IT-enabled businesses well-positioned for topline and bottom-line growth. Accel-KKR focuses on middle-market companies and provides a broad range of capital solutions. "
target parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
target: Springbrook Software, Inc.
Springbrook Software is a leading cloud-based finance and administration software provider for local government. More than 800 cities, towns, and districts from coast to coast use Springbrook's suite of modern, high-performance solutions to manage their finances, payroll, and utility billing.
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closed 4/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Accela, Inc., acquired Springbrook Software, Inc.

synopsis: Accela, Inc., innovators of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired Springbrook Software. Based in Portland, OR, Springbrook Software provides cloud-based finance, utility, payroll and community development software to cities, towns, counties and districts.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela, Inc. provides civic engagement solutions for government. Accela's Civic Platform, which includes open APIs and mobile apps, enables and improves core processes for city, county, state and federal governments. "
target: Springbrook Software, Inc.
Based in Portland, Oregon, Springbrook Software, is a technology leader in the local government software market, providing cloud-based finance, utility, payroll and community development software to cities, towns, counties and districts.
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closed 4/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Accela, Inc., acquired SoftRight

synopsis: Accela, innovators of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired SoftRight. Based in Westford, Massachusetts, SoftRight is a leader in providing cloud-based financial management software solutions to municipalities to manage core operations like accounting, billing, collections, budgeting, and payroll.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela, Inc. provides civic engagement solutions for government. Accela's Civic Platform, which includes open APIs and mobile apps, enables and improves core processes for city, county, state and federal governments. "
target: SoftRight
SoftRight is a provider of cloud-based financial management software solutions to municipalities. Based in Westford, MA, SoftRight's software has enabled customers to serve their communities more efficiently and with greater transparency, all with the highest levels of satisfaction and retention.
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closed 10/21/2014 via Market Wire

StoneCalibre, LLC, acquired NetPlus

synopsis: StoneCalibre announced that it has completed the acquisition of NetPlus. Through its web based software framework, they enable commercial and government customers to efficiently manage their telecom systems by providing network operations, telecom expense management and VoIP transition solutions across legacy and Unified Communications platforms.
buyer: StoneCalibre, LLC
StoneCalibre is a privately funded investment firm specializing in the acquisition of lower middle market companies. They are focused on making investments in both special situations and quality long-term capital investment opportunities. "
target parent: NetBoss Technologies, Inc.
target: NetPlus
NetPlus is a leading Telecom Infrastructure Management solutions provider for both commercial and government entities. With over 30 years of experience, NetPlus solutions are used worldwide to improve efficiency, streamline processes, and consolidate telecom and IT management.
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closed 8/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Jenzabar, Inc., acquired SONISWEB

synopsis: Jenzabar Inc., a leading provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, announced that it has acquired RJM Systems, Inc., developer of SONISWEB. The company is a provider of state-of-the-art systems developed exclusively to meet administrative needs of colleges and universities.
buyer: Jenzabar, Inc.
Jenzabar, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise software, strategies, and services developed exclusively for higher education. The company offers integrated, innovative solutions to advance the goals of academic and administrative offices across the campus and throughout the student lifecycle. "
target: SONISWEB
RJM Systems, Inc., developer of SONISWEB, provide the highest quality in information management systems and services to meet the demand of higher educational institutions.
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closed 8/16/2007 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired InfoSpherix Incorporated

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has finalized its acquisition of InfoSpherix, Inc., a subsidiary of Spherix Incorporated.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target parent: Spherix Incorporated
target: InfoSpherix Incorporated
InfoSpherix designs, hosts, and operates real-time business and contact center solutions for government agencies, with a major focus on public park agencies. InfoSpherix is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spherix Incorporated, based in Beltsville, Maryland.
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$15
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Ascend Learning, acquired E*Value

synopsis: Ascend Learning, a leading provider of technology-based educational solutions for healthcare and other vocational industries, has acquired Advanced Informatics, a software company helping healthcare education programs more efficiently manage the clinical education experience of their students through its E*Value solutions.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Ascend Learning
Ascend Learning is a leading provider of technology-based educational, curriculum and assessment solutions for healthcare and other vocational industries, and specializes in delivering higher-performance results for students and professionals. "
target: E*Value
Advanced Informatics is a software company helping healthcare education programs more efficiently manage the clinical education experience of their students. Through its E*Value® software, the company helps its clients manage class schedules, evaluations, outcomes measurement, etc.
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closed 4/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Transaction Services Group, acquired PerfectMind Inc.

synopsis: TSG, an Advent portfolio company and leading global provider of business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to the Health and Fitness, Childcare and Education, and Boutique markets, has acquired PerfectMind Inc., a provider of software for the Parks and Recreation industry, primarily in Canada and the United States.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG (Transaction Services Group) is a leading revenue management solutions company that provides business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to clients around the globe. TSG's focus is on the health and fitness, childcare and early education, and boutique markets. "
target: PerfectMind Inc.
PerfectMind Inc., based in British Columbia, is the creator of an activity registration, facility booking, and membership management platform. It serves member-based organizations including municipalities, residents' associations, school districts, academic institutions, and recreation centers.
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closed 12/10/2014 via PE Hub

Periscope Holdings, Inc, acquired BidSync

synopsis: Periscope Holdings, which is backed by Parthenon Capital, has bought BidSync. BidSync is best known for its eSourcing solutions and for having the largest government bid notification system in North America, enabling suppliers and vendors to identify and respond to more bid opportunities.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Periscope Holdings, Inc
Periscope Holdings, Inc. headquartered in Austin, Texas, is the leader in purpose-based procurement. Periscope eradicates waste and maximizes the value of every dollar spent by our public sector and higher education clients with procurement transformation solutions and services. "
target: BidSync
Based in American Fork, Utah, BidSync offers a comprehensive array of SaaS-based purchasing and electronic procurement solutions for government agencies and businesses across North America.
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closed 12/10/2014 via PE Hub

Periscope Holdings, Inc, acquired BidSync

synopsis: Periscope Holdings, which is backed by Parthenon Capital, has bought BidSync. BidSync is best known for its eSourcing solutions and for having the largest government bid notification system in North America, enabling suppliers and vendors to identify and respond to more bid opportunities.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Periscope Holdings, Inc
Periscope Holdings, Inc. headquartered in Austin, Texas, is the leader in purpose-based procurement. Periscope eradicates waste and maximizes the value of every dollar spent by our public sector and higher education clients with procurement transformation solutions and services. "
target: BidSync
Based in American Fork, Utah, BidSync offers a comprehensive array of SaaS-based purchasing and electronic procurement solutions for government agencies and businesses across North America.
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closed 3/9/2010 via BusinessWire

Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc., acquired Budgetec, LLC

synopsis: Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc., a leader in SAP®-based business transformation, announced it has acquired Budgetec, LLC, a SAP consulting firm. Budgetec has worked with more than 100 public sector organizations and was selected by SAP to design the SAP Public Budget Formulation (PBF) solution.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc.
Optimal Solutions Integration is trusted by many of the leading organizations in the world to bring only the best SAP consulting talent to bear on their most complex SAP challenges. "
target: Budgetec, LLC
Budgetec is a management consulting company dedicated to the public sector. Budgetec implements SAP's Public Budgeting Formulation (PBF) product because they designed it, built it, and know it.
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