Like Gael Limited

closed 12/18/2014 via PR Web

Ideagen Plc, acquired Gael Limited

synopsis: Ideagen, a leading supplier of Information Management software to highly regulated industries, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Gael Limited, a software company that has developed products, which helps organisations manage their Governance, Risk and Compliance (“GRC”) requirements.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen Plc is a supplier of Compliance Based Enterprise Information Management Software. It is a software development business specializng in information management solutions for organizations that generally operate within industries that are subject to high regulatory standards. "
target: Gael Limited
Gael Limited’s overall solution is a blend of software tools, techniques and professional services designed to help organisations comply with respective standards while managing quality, safety and risk more effectively.
price ($mm)[EV]
$32 [$27]
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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5.6x
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27.8x
closed 2/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Diligent, acquired Galvanize

synopsis: Vancouver-based Galvanize Inc. has been sold to private equity-backed Diligent Corp., the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Galvanize, formerly ACL, builds security, risk management, compliance, and audit software.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Clients rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. "
target: Galvanize
Galvanize, formerly ACL, builds security, risk management, compliance, and audit software. Their cloud-based GRC platform offers a flexible solution across the major risk management use cases shared by finance, IT, risk, and compliance leaders at the world’s largest enterprises and governments.
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$1,000
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kader, acquired Smile Software B.V.

synopsis: Kader, a Dutch agency specalizing in quality, safety, environment and information security, has acquired Smile Software, a Dutch provider of governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) software. Smile's web-based solution enables businesses to control risks, perform audits, and register and deal with incidents and complaints.
buyer: Kader
Kader is a Dutch agency specializing in quality, safety, environment and information security. Kader provides certification, HSE management, and training & education services. They offer a wide range of advice and training to help businesses move forward. "
target: Smile Software B.V.
Smile Software is a Dutch provider of governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) software. Smile's web-based solution enables businesses to control risks, perform audits, and register and deal with incidents and complaints. They also provide solutions for quality & safety and privacy.
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

GBTEC Software + Consulting AG, acquired avedos GRC GmbH

synopsis: The founder and CEO of GBTEC Software + Consulting AG, Gregor Greinke, and Samuel Brandstätter, founder and CEO of avedos GRC GmbH, officially announce the full acquisition of avedos by GBTEC. avedos has established itself with the software risk2value as one of the leading providers of GRC software in Europe.
buyer: GBTEC Software + Consulting AG
GBTEC Software + Consulting AG is a specialist for business process management and governance, risk, and compliance solutions. The company combines consulting and software engineering successfully under one roof. "
target: avedos GRC GmbH
avedos has established itself with the software risk2value as one of the leading providers of GRC software in Europe. Large Austrian and German enterprises as well as international groups, including well-known brands such as RWE, Henkel, and MAN, rely on avedos and its products.
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closed 3/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Riskonnect, Inc., acquired Xactium

synopsis: Riskonnect, the leader in integrated risk management solutions, has acquired Xactium, a UK-based GRC software provider that revolutionizes the way enterprises evaluate and manage enterprise risk and compliance.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Riskonnect, Inc.
Riskonnect is the trusted, preferred source of Integrated Risk Management technology, offering a growing suite of solutions on a world-class cloud-computing model that enables organizations to anticipate and manage strategic and operational risks across the enterprise. "
target: Xactium
Xactium is a leading enterprise cloud computing company delivering Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions on the world's leading cloud computing platform. They are based in London, UK.
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closed 10/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired Center for Board Excellence

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc. has acquired the Center for Board Excellence (CBE), a provider of corporate governance and compliance solutions for boards of directors, CEOs, corporate secretaries, and general counsels. Nasdaq plans to combine CBE with its Nasdaq Governance Solutions business, which operates board portal and collaboration technology solutions.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,230.00)
Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. "
target: Center for Board Excellence
The Center for Board Excellence (CBE) is the corporate governance leader producing board assessments and related governance and compliance services globally. CBE streamlines laborious, costly, and previously paper-based processes through its proprietary EnGauge cloud-based platform.
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closed 3/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Prevalent Networks, acquired 3GRC Limited

synopsis: Prevalent, Inc., the only unified platform for managing third-party risk, has acquired 3GRC, a leading global provider of risk and compliance services and solutions. 3GRC's risk management platform helps businesses enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency.
buyer: Prevalent Networks
Prevalent is the leader in third-party risk management and cyber threat intelligence, helping global organizations manage and monitor the security threats and risks associated with third and fourth-party vendors. Prevalent introduced the only Unified Platform for Third-Party Risk Management. "
target: 3GRC Limited
3GRC is a leading global provider of risk and compliance services and solutions. Its risk management platform combined with expert governance and risk and compliance service, helps businesses enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

ClearView Continuity merged with Assurance Software,

synopsis: Assurance Software, the leading provider of comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery software and services, announced a merger with ClearView Continuity, a web based platform that helps organizations to manage effectively their Business Continuity Management (BCM) activity.
buyer parent: Resurgens Technology Partners
buyer: Assurance Software
Assurance helps businesses develop an end-to-end business continuity program, including business impact analysis, incident management, disaster recovery planning and reporting and emergency notification management. "
target: ClearView Continuity
ClearView is a web based platform that helps organizations to manage effectively their Business Continuity Management (BCM) activity, encompassing risk assessment, business impact analysis (BIA), plan development, exercise and testing and all areas of compliance.
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announced 6/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Quess Corp Limited, will acquire Simpliance Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Quess Corp, India's leading integrated business services provider, will increase its stake in Simpliance from 45% to 53%. Simpliance is a company in India that provides technology-based governance, risk and compliance solutions. They offer GRC tools like risk management, regulatory compliance and audit software to optimize business performance.
buyer parent: Thomascook.in
buyer: Quess Corp Limited (BSE:539978:$918.70)
Quess Corp Limited, established in 2007, is India's leading integrated business services provider. Quess serves over 1700+ customers across 4 segments namely, Global Technology Solutions, People & Services, Integrated Facility Management and Industrials. "
target: Simpliance Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Simpliance is a company in India that provides technology-based governance, risk and compliance solutions to organizations varying from large corporates to start-ups. They offer GRC tools like risk management, regulatory compliance and audit software to optimize business performance.
price ($mm)
$0.30*
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announced 12/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Riskonnect, Inc., will acquire Aruvio Inc.

synopsis: Riskonnect, the industry leader in Integrated Risk Management (IRM), has entered into an agreement to acquire California-based Aruvio, which provides cloud-based governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Riskonnect, Inc.
Riskonnect is the trusted, preferred source of Integrated Risk Management technology, offering a growing suite of solutions on a world-class cloud-computing model that enables organizations to anticipate and manage strategic and operational risks across the enterprise. "
target: Aruvio Inc.
Aruvio offers innovative and integrated cloud based applications that improve the efficiency and consistency of corporate governance, risk management, regulatory compliance, and 3rd party (GRC) management processes.
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closed 9/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.

synopsis: Regulatory DataCorp (RDC), the Trust Diligence leader across the Governance, Risk, and Compliance industry, announced that it has been acquired from Bain Capital Ventures and others by Vista Equity Partners. This acquisition will allow RDC to increase its investment in risk and compliance software and data solutions to help prevent financial crime.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With over $25 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams looking to reach their full potential. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.
Regulatory DataCorp, Inc. delivers powerful, decision-ready intelligence and world-class risk and compliance protection, allowing global organizations to identify suspect entities, strengthen fraud protection, ensure regulatory compliance, and protect their brand equity.
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closed 6/22/2016 via Company Press Release

Mitratech, Inc., acquired CMO Software

synopsis: Mitratech, the market-leading provider of Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) solutions, announced it has acquired CMO Software. CMO Software is a recognized market leader in Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) & Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions for organizations around the globe.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Mitratech, Inc.
Mitratech, back-to-back recipient of Legaltech News’ Innovation Award for Case/Matter Management System, is the market-leading provider of Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) solutions for more than 750 global legal departments of all sizes and over 100,000 users in over 150 countries. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: CMO Software
CMO Software help their customers build safer, better-regulated working environments by transforming their approach to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) risk management & Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions for organizations around the globe.
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closed 5/12/2016 via Company Press Release

Optiv Security Inc., acquired Evantix, LLC

synopsis: Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, announced that it has completed the purchase of substantially all assets of Evantix GRC, LLC, a California-based provider of a Software as a Service (SaaS) application for managing third-party risk.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Optiv Security Inc.
Optiv is a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions. They help clients plan, build and run successful cyber security programs. "
target: Evantix, LLC
Evantix specializes in collecting, maintaining and scoring third-party risk. The Evantix SaaS application is a set of browser based tools designed to empower corporate risk managers, vendor managers, and other business leaders to gauge the level of risk within their vendor pools and supply chains.
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closed 8/31/2015 via PR Newswire

NAVEX Global, Inc., acquired The Network, Inc.

synopsis: Ethics and compliance software and solution provider NAVEX Global announced that it has acquired The Network, Inc, a provider of ethics and compliance software, services and consulting to organizations of all sizes. The transaction creates the leading industry provider of integrated software, content and services in the ethics and compliance space.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NAVEX Global, Inc.
NAVEX Global helps protect people, reputation and bottom line through a comprehensive suite of ethics and compliance software, content and services. Their solutions are informed by the largest ethics and compliance community in the world. "
target: The Network, Inc.
The Network is the leader in providing integrated governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions that help organizations mitigate risk, achieve compliance and ultimately, create better, more ethical workplaces.
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closed 10/24/2013 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired CMO Compliance

synopsis: Inflexion announces that it has completed the management buyout of CMO Compliance (“CMO”), the market leader in enterprise health, safety, environment (HSE) and governance, risk, compliance (GRC) software solutions for global corporations and regulators.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion Private Equity is a private equity firm specializing in growth capital and buyouts of lower small to middle market companies. The firm primarily invests in companies based in UK. It invests between £10 million and £100 million in companies with an EBITDA of atleast £2 million. "
target: CMO Compliance
CMO Global Limited provides governance, risk, and compliance (GRC); and enterprise health, safety, and environment (HSE) software solutions. It offers CMO COMPLIANCE, an energy GRC and HSE&Q management software solution to manage HSE&Q and GRC processes to drive continual operational performance.
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closed 6/25/2013 via PR Web

Virima Technologies, Inc., acquired Aruvio Inc.

synopsis: Virima Technologies, Inc. announced the acquisition of Santa Clara, CA based Aruvio, Inc. Founded in 2006, Virima develops IT operations management software-as-a-service (SaaS). Aruvio, founded in 2011, is a leading innovator of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) SaaS solutions.
buyer: Virima Technologies, Inc.
Virima Technologies develops technology to manage the risks associated with complex IT transformations, including data center consolidation, optimization and cloud migration projects. "
target: Aruvio Inc.
Aruvio Inc. provides organizations with enterprise scale, easy-to-use and cost-effective governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) software solutions. Aruvio GRC is built and delivered on Salesforce.com, which is a proven platform for availability, scalability and security.
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announced 10/8/2012 via CNW Group

Solium Capital Inc., will acquire OptionEase, Inc.

synopsis: Solium Capital Inc., a leading global provider of web-based stock plan administration technology and services, agreed to acquire OptionEase Inc., the leading provider of applications for fair-market-value accounting and compliance in the United States.
buyer: Solium Capital Inc. (TSX:SUM:$104.55)
Solium Capital Inc., a software-as-a service (SaaS) company, is a leading global provider of web-based stock plan administration technology and services. Founded in 1999, Solium has offices in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. "
target parent: Tech Coast Angels
target: OptionEase, Inc.
OptionEase is an enterprise class web based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application suite for the administration, valuation and compliance with stock option and equity compensation requirements in the US and Globally.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2.80 [$8.20]
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closed 2/1/2012 via PR Newswire

SAI Global Inc., acquired Compliance 360

synopsis: SAI Global Limited announced that it has completed its acquisition of Compliance 360, an industry-leading software provider of enterprise governance, risk management, compliance and audit management (GRC) solutions.
buyer: SAI Global Inc. (ASX:SAI:$436.24)
SAI Global provides organizations with a wide range of governance, risk and compliance products, solutions and services that help build organizational integrity and meet overall business objectives. "
target parent: Fulcrum Equity Partners
target: Compliance 360
The original Governance, Risk and Compliance software company born in the cloud, Compliance 360 brings order and efficiency to the complexity of enterprise governance, risk management, compliance and audit management.
price ($mm)[EV]
$46 [$42]
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closed 10/21/2010 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Clarity Systems

synopsis: IBM acquired Clarity Systems. Clarity Systems delivers financial governance software that enables organizations to automate the process of collecting, preparing, certifying and controlling financial statements for electronic filing, in support of mandates by the SEC and other financial regulatory agencies.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$75,030.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: Clarity Systems
Clarity Systems' software helps organizations around the world improve their budgeting, forecasting, planning, consolidation, scorecarding and management reporting processes, and also automates their external reporting processes to support the production of regulatory and statutory reports.
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closed 12/3/2008 via

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired Paisley

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Paisley, an industry-leading software provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions. Upon closing, Paisley will become part of the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target: Paisley
Paisley is an industry-leading provider of solutions for governance, risk and compliance (GRC) including comprehensive software solutions, training, and expert GRC professional services.
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closed 12/18/2014 via PR Web

Ideagen Plc, acquired Gael Limited

synopsis: Ideagen, a leading supplier of Information Management software to highly regulated industries, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Gael Limited, a software company that has developed products, which helps organisations manage their Governance, Risk and Compliance (“GRC”) requirements.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen Plc is a supplier of Compliance Based Enterprise Information Management Software. It is a software development business specializng in information management solutions for organizations that generally operate within industries that are subject to high regulatory standards. "
target: Gael Limited
Gael Limited’s overall solution is a blend of software tools, techniques and professional services designed to help organisations comply with respective standards while managing quality, safety and risk more effectively.
price ($mm)[EV]
$32 [$27]
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
27.8x
announced 12/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ideagen Plc, will acquire Huddle

synopsis: Ideagen, a global supplier of regulatory and compliance software, will acquire UK-based Huddle, a leading supplier of SaaS-based secure content collaboration and workflow solutions. The acquisition provides Ideagen with an organic growth opportunity as part of its Document Collaboration and Compliance product suite.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen is a global technology company and supplier of regulatory and compliance solutions. Ideagen provides a common software platform and an integrated risk-based approach to meet multi-industry standards, enabling compliance with relevant laws, policies, and regulations. "
target parent: Turn/River Capital
target: Huddle
Based in London, Huddle has an established position as a leading supplier of SaaS based secure content collaboration and workflow solutions with customers across highly regulated sectors such as accountancy and governments in the UK and USA.
price ($mm)
$38
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
11.2x
closed 8/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ideagen Plc, acquired Qualsys Limited

synopsis: Listed software provider Ideagen has acquired Qualsys, a competitor in a deal. Qualsys is an EQMS (electronic quality management software) company based in Sheffield. It was established in 1995 by Mike Pound and Mike Bendall and now employs more than 50 staff.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen is a global provider of quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software. With an excellent portfolio of software products, Ideagen helps leading brands improve operational efficiency, strengthen compliance and oversight and anticipate and manage every detail of risk. "
target: Qualsys Limited
Qualsys is an EQMS (electronic quality management software) company based in Sheffield. It was established in 1995 by Mike Pound and Mike Bendall and now employs more than 50 staff. The company's products are used by in excess of 500,000 people in more than 120 countries.
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$12
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closed 3/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Ideagen Plc, purchased Workrite from Posturite Ltd.

synopsis: Ideagen plc, a global provider of quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software, announced the acquisition of leading Health & Safety and DSE Training and E-Learning brand Workrite from Posturite. Workrite's e-learning courses and software are designed to help employers meet legal regulations and keep their staff healthy.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen is a global provider of quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software. With an excellent portfolio of software products, Ideagen helps leading brands improve operational efficiency, strengthen compliance and oversight and anticipate and manage every detail of risk. "
seller: Posturite Ltd.
Workrite is leading Health and Safety and DSE (Display screen equipment) Training and E-Learning brand. Their e-learning courses and software are designed to help employers meet legal regulations and keep their staff healthy.
price ($mm)
$8.78
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$2
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4.0x
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closed 10/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ideagen Plc, acquired OSHENS

synopsis: Ideagen plc, the UK-based, leading global software firm, has acquired OSHENS, a market leading web based, safety, health, environment, risk and compliance system in the UK. OSHENS features a modular design that allows users to choose the functionality that best suits their health, safety and compliance needs.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen is a global provider of quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software. With an excellent portfolio of software products, Ideagen helps leading brands improve operational efficiency, strengthen compliance and oversight and anticipate and manage every detail of risk. "
target: OSHENS
OSHENS is a market leading web based, safety, health, environment, risk and compliance system in the UK. OSHENS features a modular design that allows users to choose the functionality that best suits their health, safety and compliance needs.
price ($mm)
$2.22
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$1
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1.8x
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18.0x
closed 6/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ideagen Plc, acquired Redland Business Solutions Limited

synopsis: Ideagen plc, the UK-based, leading global software firm, has acquired Redland Business Solutions Ltd, a RegTech SaaS company in the UK that supplies regulatory and compliance software to the financial services industry. Redland’s software platform, Insight, is a SM&CR solution for banks, investment managers, asset managers and insurance companies.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen is a global provider of quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software. With an excellent portfolio of software products, Ideagen helps leading brands improve operational efficiency, strengthen compliance and oversight and anticipate and manage every detail of risk. "
target: Redland Business Solutions Limited
Redland is a RegTech SaaS company in the UK that supplies regulatory and compliance software to the financial services industry. Redland’s software platform, Insight, is a Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) solution for banks, investment managers, asset managers and insurance companies.
price ($mm)
$20
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$5
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closed 1/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Ideagen Plc, acquired Scannell Solutions

synopsis: Ideagen Plc, the leading UK based software developer operating in the governance, risk and compliance (GRC) sector has announced the acquisition of Scannell Solutions Ltd. Scannell Solutions Ltd is based in the Republic of Ireland and is known for its Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for Environmental Health, Safety and Quality monitoring.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen provides quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software and expertise. With an excellent portfolio of software products, Ideagen helps leading brands improve operational efficiency, strengthen compliance and oversight and anticipate and manage every detail of risk. "
target: Scannell Solutions
Scannell Solutions Ltd is based in the Republic of Ireland and is known for its Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for Environmental Health, Safety and Quality monitoring and auditing.
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$4.46
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ideagen Plc, acquired InspectionXpert Corporation

synopsis: Ideagen, a provider of quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software, has acquired InspectionXpert, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that has developed a digital quality inspection solution for the advanced engineering and manufacturing sector.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen provides quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software and expertise. With an excellent portfolio of software products, Ideagen helps leading brands improve operational efficiency, strengthen compliance and oversight and anticipate and manage every detail of risk. "
target: InspectionXpert Corporation
InspectionXpert is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that has developed a digital quality inspection solution for the advanced engineering and manufacturing sector. Their inspection planning software has helped over 10,000 professionals save time creating their inspection plans.
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closed 4/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Ideagen Plc, acquired Medforce Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Ideagen, the UK-based technology firm, has announced the acquisition of American healthcare software specialists, Medforce Technologies Inc. Medforce is a growing, profitable and cash generative organisation which has successfully developed its Command suite of enterprise information management, workflow, and compliance software since 1993.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen provides quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software and expertise. With an excellent portfolio of software products, Ideagen helps leading brands improve operational efficiency, strengthen compliance and oversight and anticipate and manage every detail of risk. "
target: Medforce Technologies, Inc.
Medforce Technologies provides productivity-enhancing software and services to help healthcare organizations adapt quickly to change and do more with less. Their flexible and highly-customizable document and process management products work in all departments and assist in daily decision making.
price ($mm)
$8.70
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$5
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$4
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2.3x
closed 3/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Ideagen Plc, acquired PleaseTech

synopsis: Ideagen Plc, the Nottingham-based information management software provider, has announced the acquisition of PleaseTech Ltd. UK-based PleaseTech specialises in the development of software solutions for collaborative authoring and review of corporate documentation.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen plc provides market-leading information management, safety, risk and compliance software solutions that allow organisations to achieve operational excellence, regulatory compliance and reduce risk. "
target: PleaseTech
PleaseTech develops software solutions for collaborative authoring and review of corporate documentation. Its PleaseReview software provides simultaneous, controlled and secure collaboration for review, co-authoring and redaction resulting in faster document development and enhanced quality.
price ($mm)
$12
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$5
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$2
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3.1x
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9.4x
closed 12/9/2016 via Company Press Release

Ideagen Plc, acquired IPI Solutions

synopsis: Ideagen Plc, the Nottingham-based information management software provider, has announced the acquisition of IPI Solutions, a company that develops effective solutions that solve complex business process issues. IPI solutions save time and mistake proof manufacturing business processes.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen plc provides market-leading information management, safety, risk and compliance software solutions that allow organisations to achieve operational excellence, regulatory compliance and reduce risk. "
target: IPI Solutions
IPI Solutions develop effective solutions that solve complex business process issues. IPI solutions save time and mistake proof manufacturing business processes.
price ($mm)
$7.03
rev ($mm)
$2
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$1
EV / rev
2.9x
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9.3x
closed 8/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ideagen Plc, acquired Covalent Software

synopsis: Ideagen plc, a company that provides market-leading information management, safety, risk and compliance software solutions, has acquired Covalent Software, which has grown into the UK's leading cloud-based Corporate Performance Management (CPM) and Governance, Risk & Compliance Management (GRC) software vendor.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen plc provides market-leading information management, safety, risk and compliance software solutions that allow organisations to achieve operational excellence, regulatory compliance and reduce risk. "
target: Covalent Software
Formed in 2003, Covalent Software Limited has grown into the UK's leading cloud-based Corporate Performance Management (CPM) and Governance, Risk & Compliance Management (GRC) software vendor. Covalent's Software as a Service (SaaS) platform transforms organisational performance.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6.24 [$4.78]
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$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
15.0x
closed 12/18/2014 via PR Web

Ideagen Plc, acquired Gael Limited

synopsis: Ideagen, a leading supplier of Information Management software to highly regulated industries, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Gael Limited, a software company that has developed products, which helps organisations manage their Governance, Risk and Compliance (“GRC”) requirements.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen Plc is a supplier of Compliance Based Enterprise Information Management Software. It is a software development business specializng in information management solutions for organizations that generally operate within industries that are subject to high regulatory standards. "
target: Gael Limited
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price ($mm)[EV]
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rev ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
27.8x
closed 6/25/2014 via BNC Analysis

Ideagen Plc, acquired EIBS Ltd

synopsis: Ideagen has taken over EIBS Limited. EIBS is a software company that has developed proprietary information portal, internet and mobile solutions for the NHS and numerous public sector, not for profit and commercial organisations.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen Plc is a supplier of Compliance Based Enterprise Information Management Software. It is a software development business specializng in information management solutions for organizations that generally operate within industries that are subject to high regulatory standards. "
target: EIBS Ltd
EIBS Ltd is one of the leading Content Management System (CMS) companies in the UK. EIBS is a software company that has developed proprietary information portal, internet and mobile solutions for the NHS and numerous public sector, not for profit and commercial organisations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2.63 [$2.13]
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/20/2013 via Company Press Release

Ideagen Plc, acquired Pentana Ltd.

synopsis: Ideagen Plc, a provider of compliance based information management software, announced the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Pentana Limited and its subsidiary Pentana Inc for an initial net cash consideration of £2.25 million. Pentana provides innovative Governance, Risk and Compliance software aided by incomparable service.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen Plc is a supplier of Compliance Based Enterprise Information Management Software. It is a software development business specializng in information management solutions for organizations that generally operate within industries that are subject to high regulatory standards. "
target: Pentana Ltd.
Pentana provides innovative Governance, Risk and Compliance software aided by incomparable service. Pentana's team of experienced audit, risk and assurance experts drive Pentana's software development.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5.52 [$3.62]
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/3/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Ideagen Plc, acquired MSS Management Systems Services Ltd.

synopsis: Ideagen PLC is pleased to announce that it has acquired MSS Management Systems Services, (MSS) a leading supplier of Emergency and unscheduled software care solutions to the NHS. MSS is the developer and owner of 'Patient First', an Information Management Solution which supports the everyday practices of NHS Accident & Emergency (A&E) departments.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen Plc is a supplier of Compliance Based Enterprise Information Management Software. It is a software development business specialising in information management solutions for organisations that generally operate within industries that are subject to high regulatory standards. "
target: MSS Management Systems Services Ltd.
MSS Management Systems Services Ltd. (MSS) is a leading supplier of Emergency and unscheduled software care solutions to the national health service.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1.17 [$0.90]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/23/2012 via Company Press Release

Ideagen Plc, acquired Proquis Limited

synopsis: Ideagen, a leading supplier of On-Demand Information and Compliance Solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Proquis Limited , a leading developer and supplier of compliance and quality management software to highly regulated industries.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen Plc is a supplier of Compliance Based Enterprise Information Management Software. It is a software development business specialising in information management solutions for organisations that generally operate within industries that are subject to high regulatory standards. "
target: Proquis Limited
Proquis is a premiere provider of Compliance Management Solutions for highly regulated industries. Having served this industry for more than 15 years, Proquis partner with customers to achieve their strategic objectives while meeting all regulatory demands.
price ($mm)
$1.62
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/18/2014 via PR Web

Ideagen Plc, acquired Gael Limited

synopsis: Ideagen, a leading supplier of Information Management software to highly regulated industries, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Gael Limited, a software company that has developed products, which helps organisations manage their Governance, Risk and Compliance (“GRC”) requirements.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$76.41)
Ideagen Plc is a supplier of Compliance Based Enterprise Information Management Software. It is a software development business specializng in information management solutions for organizations that generally operate within industries that are subject to high regulatory standards. "
target: Gael Limited
Gael Limited’s overall solution is a blend of software tools, techniques and professional services designed to help organisations comply with respective standards while managing quality, safety and risk more effectively.
price ($mm)[EV]
$32 [$27]
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
27.8x
closed 1/12/2021 via BusinessWire

Agility Recovery, acquired RecoveryPlanner

synopsis: Agility, the premier provider of end-to-end business continuity solutions, announced the acquisition of Connecticut-based RecoveryPlanner, a leading provider of Risk, Business Continuity and Incident Management software and consulting.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: Agility Recovery
Agility Recovery is the leading provider of business continuity and disaster recovery solutions. After a business interruption, they deliver the resources that make recovery and resilience simple. Their customers have access to furnished mobile office space, communications equipment, and technology."
target: RecoveryPlanner
Founded by continuity experts in 1999, RecoveryPlanner is a leading provider of Risk, Business Continuity and Incident Management software and consulting.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Citadel Group Limited, acquired eQstats Pty Ltd

synopsis: The Citadel Group has made a move to expand its health business by acquiring Australian risk software vendor eQstats. Based in Sydney, eQstats provides automated reporting, integrated data, data measurement and data compliance tools large organisations to help their compliance.
buyer: The Citadel Group Limited (ASX:CGL:$88.30)
Citadel is an enterprise software and services company. They specialise in managing information in complex environments through integrating know-how, systems and people to provide information on an anywhere-anytime basis. "
target: eQstats Pty Ltd
eQstats is a global software development company, providing advanced systems for complex and large organisations, enabling them to effectively manage their quality and risk information. eQstats makes accreditation and certification risk-free via automated reporting and integrated data.
price ($mm)
$0.79
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

VelocityEHS, acquired Meercat Pty Ltd

synopsis: VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud-based environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Meercat, an Australian-based risk and control assurance software solution provider.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: VelocityEHS (ACTA:$133.42)
VelocityEHS delivers a cloud-based environmental, health, and safety (ESH) software platform. VelocityEHS's software applications are designed based on industry best-practice principles to help solve complex business challenges in simple ways. "
target: Meercat Pty Ltd
Meercat Pty Ltd is an Australian-owned and operated company specializing in the design, development and support of the risk and control assurance software package, Meercat RiskView.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/12/2019 via PR Newswire

Exterro Inc., acquired Jordan Lawrence Group

synopsis: Exterro, a provider of e-discovery and information governance software specifically designed for corporate legal and IT teams, has acquired of Jordan Lawrence Group, a provider of data privacy and data management software. Jordan Lawrence Group specializes in the fields of data privacy, data minimization, and vendor process risk management.
buyer: Exterro Inc.
Exterro®, Inc. is the leading provider of e-discovery and privacy software specifically designed for in-house legal, privacy and IT teams at Global 2000 and Am Law 200 organizations. Exterro software helps organizations address their regulatory, compliance and litigation risks more effectively. "
target: Jordan Lawrence Group
Jordan Lawrence is a leading software and services company specializing in regulatory and legal compliance in the fields of data privacy, data minimization, and vendor process risk management. For more than 30 years, Jordan Lawrence has helped more than 1,000 clients meet data privacy regulations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/28/2019 via PR Newswire

F24 AG, acquired One Voice AS

synopsis: F24, the leading SaaS provider for alerting and crisis management for sensitive and critical communications in Europe, has acquired 100% shares of One Voice AS, the leading provider of incident and crisis management solutions in the Nordic countries.
buyer parent: Armira
buyer: F24 AG (DB:F2Y:$12.06)
F24 is the leading SaaS provider for alerting and crisis management for sensitive and critical communications in Europe. F24 is able to offer a highly innovative solution and help customers all over the world to successfully and efficiently manage incidents, emergencies and critical situations. "
target: One Voice AS
One Voice AS is a leading provider of software solutions for emergency preparedness and crisis management. One Voice develops CIM. CIM is a web-based software for risk and vulnerability analyses, contingency planning, training, handling and evaluation of incidents that may develop into crises.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/22/2019 via Company Press Release

AssetWorks, acquired Emerson Software Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: AssetWorks, a leading provider of business and asset management solutions, has acquired Emerson Software Solutions, Inc., a provider of web-based risk management software solutions. Emerson's eRIMS platform provides a comprehensive look at risk exposures and facilitates risk mitigation, in addition to enabling more strategic decision making.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: AssetWorks
AssetWorks delivers industry-leading business solutions to help asset- and infrastructure-intensive organizations. Using the latest cloud and mobile computing technologies, their asset management solutions and domain expertise help organizations eliminate waste, redundancy, and inefficiency. "
target: Emerson Software Solutions, Inc.
Emerson Software Solutions is a provider of web-based risk management software solutions. Emerson's eRIMS platform provides a comprehensive look at risk exposures and facilitates risk mitigation, in addition to enabling more strategic decision making.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2018 via PR Newswire

Coupa Software, acquired Hiperos, LLC

synopsis: Coupa Software, a leader in business spend management (BSM), has acquired Hiperos from Opus, a global risk and compliance SaaS and data solution company. Hiperos is a leading third-party risk management provider. Their cloud application enables businesses to actively manage third-party risk and compliance.
buyer: Coupa Software (COUP:$458.37)
Coupa Software is the cloud platform for business spend management (BSM). They deliver “Value as a Service” by helping their customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. "
target parent: Opus Global, Inc.
target: Hiperos, LLC
Hiperos is a leading third-party risk management provider. Their cloud application enables businesses to actively manage third-party risk and compliance, including advanced risks such as information security, bribery and corruption.
price ($mm)
$95
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Ideagen, acquired MKinsight

synopsis: Ideagen, a UK-based provider of market-leading information management, safty, risk and compliance software solutions, has acquired MKinsight, a leading audit management software solution that is easy to use, straight forward to implement and affordable for audit teams of any size.
buyer: Ideagen (AIM:IDEA:$46.87)
Ideagen is a UK-based provider of market-leading information management, safty, risk and compliance software solutions. Ideagen's portfolio of software products enables organisations to meet their regulatory and quality compliance standards, helping them to reduce costs and improve efficiency. "
target: MKinsight
MKinsight is an audit management software solution that is easy to use, straight forward to implement and affordable for audit teams of any size. MKinsight is used across a number of highly regulated vertical markets including Public Sector, Banking and Finance, Engineering, Healthcare and Energy.
price ($mm)[EV]
$29 [$27]
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/19/2018 via PE Hub

Long Ridge Equity Partners, acquired ProcessUnity

synopsis: Long Ridge Equity Partners has acquired a majority stake in ProcessUnity, a software-as-a-service provider for integrated risk management. Founded in 2003, ProcessUnity offers highly configurable, easily deployed cloud-based tools to address a variety of applications including Third-Party Risk Management.
buyer: Long Ridge Equity Partners
Long Ridge Equity Partners is a private investment firm focused on growth capital opportunities in the financial services and business services industries. Leveraging deep sector knowledge, Long Ridge serves as a value-added partner to leading high-growth companies. "
target: ProcessUnity
ProcessUnity is a leading software-as-a-service provider for integrated risk management. It offers highly configurable, easily deployed cloud-based tools to address a variety of applications including Third-Party Risk Management, Policy & Procedure Management and Operational Risk Management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired KPA L.L.C.

synopsis: KPA (“the Company”), a leader in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Risk Management, announced that Providence Equity Partners (“Providence”) has completed its majority investment in the Company. Existing investor CIVC Partners will retain a minority investment in the Company.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with $58 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence has invested in more than 160 companies and has become a leading equity investment firm. "
target parent: CIVC Partners, LP
target: KPA L.L.C.
KPA is a market leader in cloud-based Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) risk management solutions for the automotive, collision repair, manufacturing, insurance, and distribution & logistics industries. KPA’s innovative software platform combined delivers a comprehensive solution.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Riskonnect, Inc., acquired Marsh ClearSight

synopsis: Riskonnect, the leader in integrated risk management solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Marsh ClearSight LLC, a global leader in risk, safety, and claims software and services and a business unit of Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Riskonnect, Inc.
Riskonnect is the trusted, preferred source of Integrated Risk Management technology, offering a growing suite of solutions on a world-class cloud-computing model that enables organizations to anticipate and manage strategic and operational risks across the enterprise. "
target parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
target: Marsh ClearSight
Marsh ClearSight LLC is a global leader in risk, safety, and claims software and services. Their secure, easy-to-use RMIS (Risk Management Information System) tackles daily challenges with better data, faster analytics, and smarter insights.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Riskonnect, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo LLC, a leading technology investment firm, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Riskonnect, Inc., the leading global provider of Integrated Risk Management technology solutions.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software & technology-enabled services sectors. They implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives & make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings, with the goal of increasing the business’ value. "
target: Riskonnect, Inc.
Riskonnect is the trusted, preferred source of Integrated Risk Management technology, offering a growing suite of solutions on a world-class cloud computing model that enables organizations to anticipate and manage strategic and operational risks across the enterprise.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Sphera, acquired Rivo Software, Inc.

synopsis: Sphera Solutions, the largest global provider of Operational Excellence software and information services with a focus on Operational Risk, Environmental Health & Safety, and Product Stewardship, has announced the acquisition of Rivo Software, a leading global provider of cloud-based environmental, health, safety, and risk management software.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Sphera
Sphera is the largest global provider of Operational Excellence software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship. The company serves more than 2,500 customers and over 1 million individual users across 70 countries. "
target: Rivo Software, Inc.
Rivo builds market leading applications that transform how EHS and risk is managed. Rivo helps some of the world's best known brands manage incidents, audits and inspections, corrective actions, and other corporate risk and compliance reporting.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Setracon Enterprise Security Risk Management Services, acquired OR3M LLC

synopsis: Bellevue, Wash.-based security consulting firm Setracon Inc. announced that it has acquired OR3M and subsequently rebranded as Setracon Enterprise Security Risk Management Services. One of the key platforms that OR3M provides is vSOCra, which helps to streamline information found in a risk assessment for the end-user.
buyer: Setracon Enterprise Security Risk Management Services
Setracon provides core value-added services in support of Lean Enterprise Security Risk Management Operations who need to add depth to their bench or require an independent assessment, review, or operational opinion. "
target: OR3M LLC
OR3M is a security information management company. OR3M provides products and services that are intended to fulfill the promise of Organizational Resilience Management (ORM). The products reside on a Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) platform: Microsoft SharePoint.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, acquired Enablon

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announces that it has completed the acquisition of compliance software provider Enablon. Enablon is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety and sustainability and operational risk management software and SaaS solutions, serving major corporations worldwide across a range of industries.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
target: Enablon
Enablon is the world’s leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Operational Risk Management Software. More than 1,000 global companies and 1 million users rely on Enablon solutions to manage their environmental and social performance, minimize risks and improve profitability.
price ($mm)
$279
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
on offer 7/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Sword Group SA, offer to acquire Active Risk Group PLC

synopsis: Sword Group has made a takeover offer under the UK takeover code for Active Risk Group plc. Active Risk Group plc provides risk management solutions internationally. It develops and distributes Active Risk Manager (ARM), a Web-based enterprise risk management software that addresses the areas of enterprise risk management.
buyer: Sword Group SA (ENXTPA:SWP:$211.95)
Sword Group is an international services and Software company. Sword is a major player in the growth markets dealing with unstructured information: document engineering, enterprise portals, information search and retrieval, Business Intelligence and Geographic Information Systems. "
target: Active Risk Group PLC (GB:ARI.GB:$12.51)
Active Risk provides leading Enterprise Risk Management solutions to a client base including global Fortune 500 companies. The Active Risk solution was the first web-based risk management solution in the industry.
price ($mm)[EV]
$17 [$13]
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/20/2013 via BusinessWire

Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, Kennet Partners, acquired Rivo Software, Inc.

synopsis: Kennet Partners, the technology growth investor, and Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, the pan-European growth investor announced the acquisition of Rivo Software, a fast-growing software company based in Warwick, UK. Rivo Software is a global provider of environmental, health and safety, quality and loss prevention management software.
buyer: Fidelity Growth Partners Europe
buyer: Kennet Partners
Kennet is a leading international private equity firm that invests in growth companies in North America and Europe. Fidelity Growth Partners Europe is a venture and growth capital investor that backs technology entrepreneurs with aspiration to greatness. "
target: Rivo Software, Inc.
Rivo Software is a global provider of environmental, health and safety, quality and loss prevention management software. The company provides an enterprise level software solution, Safeguard, to manage business risk and compliance.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/26/2009 via BusinessWire

Reval, acquired FXpress Corporation

synopsis: Reval announced that it has acquired FXpress Corporation, a leading treasury software provider to the Fortune 1000. The acquisition solidifies Reval’s position as the leader in global derivative risk management and hedge accounting software solutions and services.
buyer: Reval
Reval® provides financial and accounting professionals with an award-winning Web-based platform that supports derivative risk management. This Software-as-a-Service addresses the need for derivatives to comply with international regulations. "
target: FXpress Corporation
FXpress Corporation simplifies and automates core treasury processes. FIRST™ treasury software, the company’s product offering, enables the management of cash, exposures, derivatives and hedge accounting for FASB and IAS compliance via Software-as-a-Service deployment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2008 via

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired Paisley

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Paisley, an industry-leading software provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions. Upon closing, Paisley will become part of the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target: Paisley
Paisley is an industry-leading provider of solutions for governance, risk and compliance (GRC) including comprehensive software solutions, training, and expert GRC professional services.
price ($mm)
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Ticker: OTCQB: ACRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc.
Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc.
Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. has developed a credit management software platform that allows large and small businesses to offer credit management tools to its clients.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: ASX:DTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Damstra
Damstra
Damstra is a global leader in workforce management, compliance, and safety management. Through their unique, integrated workplace management platform, Damstra delivers powerful solutions that radically transform the way organisations manage, track and protect the entire workplace.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$12.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:TMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire is a rapidly growing performance-based online and mobile marketing solutions provider with reach to consumers in over 200 countries. Mpire offers advertisers a scalable solution to gain consumer acquisitions on a strict performance basis.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$23.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OB:HOC-ME
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
House of Control
House of Control
House of Control is the leading Nordic SaaS company for commercial value management solutions. House of Control develops digital tools to help CFOs improve the performance of their finance department and company. They offer solutions for contract management, compliance, procurement, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TRHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tabula Rasa Healthcare
Tabula Rasa Healthcare
Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) is a leader in providing patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare organizations to optimize medication regimens to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs and manage risk.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$204.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.27
EBIT ($mm)
$1.63
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
952
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Ticker: AIM:IDEA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ideagen Plc
Ideagen Plc
Ideagen plc provides market-leading information management, safety, risk and compliance software solutions that allow organisations to achieve operational excellence, regulatory compliance and reduce risk.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$76.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.98
EBIT ($mm)
$5.25
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
527
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Ticker: GB:ARI.GB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Active Risk Group PLC
Active Risk Group PLC
Active Risk provides leading Enterprise Risk Management solutions to a client base including global Fortune 500 companies. The Active Risk solution was the first web-based risk management solution in the industry.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$12.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:GRCK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grey Cloak Tech
Grey Cloak Tech
Grey Cloak develops advanced software to overcome the most costly digital threats. They provide anti-bot software that tracks metrics such as: clicks, impressions, and other online behaviors to identify fraudulent patterns early on in an effort to control and stop it from spreading virally.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCQB: ACRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc.
Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc.
Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. has developed a credit management software platform that allows large and small businesses to offer credit management tools to its clients.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: ASX:TMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire is a rapidly growing performance-based online and mobile marketing solutions provider with reach to consumers in over 200 countries. Mpire offers advertisers a scalable solution to gain consumer acquisitions on a strict performance basis.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$23.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TRHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tabula Rasa Healthcare
Tabula Rasa Healthcare
Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) is a leader in providing patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare organizations to optimize medication regimens to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs and manage risk.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$204.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.27
EBIT ($mm)
$1.63
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
952
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Ticker: AIM:BRY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brady plc
Brady plc
Brady plc is the leading provider of software solutions for global commodity trading. They offer a choice of trading and risk management applications designed to enable producers, financial organisations and trading companies to manage their commodity transactions in an integrated solution.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
253
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Ticker: BUSE:OPUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opus Global, Inc.
Opus Global is a global risk and compliance SaaS and data solution company, founded on a simple premise: that faster, better decisions in compliance and risk management give businesses an extraordinary advantage in the marketplace.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$160.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.64
EBIT ($mm)
$18.91
Net Income ($mm)
$21.05
Employees
47
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Ticker: AIM:ACC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Access Intelligence plc
Access Intelligence plc
Access Intelligence Plc is the parent company of a group of Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses that deliver comprehensive reputation and risk management solutions for both the public and private sectors.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
94
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Avalara
Avalara
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes get tax compliance right. Avalara delivers cloud-based compliance solutions for various transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other indirect tax types.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$463.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($40.78)
EBIT ($mm)
($56.83)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2601
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Ticker: XTRA:EQS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQS Group AG
EQS Group AG
EQS Group is a leading international technology provider for Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Compliance. Companies trust EQS's products and services to securely, efficiently, and simultaneously fulfill complex national and international disclosure and compliance requirements.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$46.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.52
EBIT ($mm)
$1.33
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
350
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Ticker: AMEX:ISDR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Issuer Direct
Issuer Direct
Issuer Direct Corporation is a market leader and innovator of disclosure management solutions and cloud-based compliance technologies. Its flagship technology platform is DMS, a secure cloud based workflow compliance collaboration system for corporate issuers and compliance professionals.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.04
EBIT ($mm)
$1.47
Net Income ($mm)
$1.52
Employees
66
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Ticker: ASX:SAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAI Global Limited
SAI Global Limited
SAI Global helps organisations proactively manage risk to achieve business excellence, growth, sustainability and create trust. Their solutions include risk management software, standards and regulatory content, ethics and compliance learning, risk assessments, certification, testing and audits.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$436.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$90.89
EBIT ($mm)
$62.76
Net Income ($mm)
$40.55
Employees
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Ticker: TRU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TransUnion LLC
TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,696.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$978.30
EBIT ($mm)
$617.70
Net Income ($mm)
$313.20
Employees
8000
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Ticker: ASX:VLT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vault Intelligence Limited
Vault is an Australian provider of workplace safety solutions. Vault offers a cloud-based health, safety and risk management solution for medium to large organisations. Their platform allows users to document new processes, manage project risks and ensure all safety measures are being met.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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