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closed 2/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired Mascus

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Mascus International Holding BV. Mascus is a leading online equipment listing service for used heavy machinery and trucks with the largest online market presence in Europe for heavy machinery and trucks.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence. "
target parent: Vortex Capital Partners
target: Mascus
Mascus is a global leading online equipment listing service for farm machinery, forestry, material handling and grounds care equipment, construction, transportation vehicles and other heavy equipment. Mascus makes trading in used machinery and equipment quicker and more efficient.
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announced 5/1/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Vortex Capital Partners, will acquire Mascus

synopsis: Alma Media has decided to sell Mascus, an electronic marketplace for trucks, heavy machinery and equipment. Alma Media is selling Mascus to Vortex Capital Partners, a Dutch based venture and expansion capital firm focused on technology companies.
buyer: Vortex Capital Partners
Vortex Capital Partners is an active venture capital firm investing in technology(-enabled) companies in the Benelux. They focus on software, internet, telecoms, semiconductors, infrastructure, technology-enabled services and media. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Mascus
Mascus is an electronic marketplace for used construction, agricultural, forest, and groundscare machinery and transportation vehicles. Product ranges include tractors for sale, trailers for sale, used trucks for sale, diggers, box trailers, mini diggers and excavators, etc.
price ($mm)
$14
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$7
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closed 9/23/2014 via PR Newswire

Wingify, acquired Concept Feedback

synopsis: Wingify announced the acquisition of Concept Feedback, a leading community and resource for locating and contracting with website design and user experience (UX) experts that is used by brand marketers to increase conversion rates.
buyer: Wingify
Wingify, a software company, makes Visual Website Optimizer (VWO), a market leading tool that helps marketing professionals optimize sales and conversions on their website. VWO is used by thousands of customers across 80+ countries. Their customer base includes Microsoft, AMD, GE, and EA Sports. "
target: Concept Feedback
Concept Feedback is a leading community and resource for locating and contracting with website design and user experience (UX) experts that is used by brand marketers to increase conversion rates.
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closed 5/18/2006 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, acquired 2020software.com

synopsis: Information technology (IT) media company TechTarget announced today it has acquired Los Angeles-based 20/20 Software, operator of the web site 2020software.com. TechTarget will operate 2020software.com as a separate site within the TechTarget network of media for targeted communities of IT buyers and decision-makers.
buyer: TechTarget (TTGT:$133.96)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: 2020software.com
2020software.com is the only site focused on providing detailed feature-comparison information and access to trial software for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) seeking trial versions of CRM, ERP, accounting, human resources, salesforce-automation and other business software.
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closed 2/6/2012 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Ziff Davis Enterprise Group

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc. announced the purchase of certain Ziff Davis Enterprise media assets. The assets acquired include websites eWeek.com, CIOInsight.com, Baseline.com, ChannelInsider.com and WebBuyersGuide.com, among others, and one of the largest email and telephone subscriber databases in the business to business (B2B) technology space.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$490.34)
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. "
target parent: Bessemer Venture Partners
target: Ziff Davis Enterprise Group
Ziff Davis Enterprise, Inc. is B2B technology’s trusted information resource. Millions of technology buyers rely on its brands for relevant, objective content to identify the right solutions for their organizations.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 8/2/2007 via BNC Analysis

Insight Venture Partners, acquired The Enterprise Group

synopsis: Ziff Davis Media Inc. has completed the sale of its Enterprise Group assets to Insight Venture Partners. The deal was valued at approximately $150 million in cash, plus a potential earn-out of up to $10 million. The Enterprise Group produces online content, lead generation services, events and publications serving the tech industry.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is the fastest-growing venture capital firm specializing in software and the Internet. The team is composed of experienced investors and operating executives, and a capital base of $3 billion to support the companies in which they invest. "
target parent: Willis Stein & Partners
target: The Enterprise Group
The Ziff Davis Enterprise Group produces online content, lead generation services, events and publications serving the tech industry, including: Online properties eweek.com, webbuyersguide.com, cioinsight.com, baselinemag.com, microsoft-watch.com, channelinsider.com and deviceforge.com.
price ($mm)
$133
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
13.1x
closed 9/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

StudioBinder Inc., acquired ProductionBeast

synopsis: StudioBinder Inc., a film production management software company allowing video professionals and agencies to create call sheets, shot lists, storyboards, and more, announced that it has acquired ProductionBeast, a job board and social networking community for television and film. Film companies use ProductionBeast’s job board to find talent.
buyer: StudioBinder Inc.
StudioBinder offers a cloud-based solution for video production management. Their product allows productions to better manage themselves with team collaboration features, script breakdowns, scheduling, shot listing, storyboarding, call sheets, contact management and more. "
target: ProductionBeast
ProductionBeast connects television, film and video freelancers with employers in the entertainment industry. Production companies use ProductionBeast’s job board to find the best talent. Its social networking features allows freelancers, vendors, and companies to create profiles and connect.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

VIF International Education, acquired Participate Learning

synopsis: VIF International Education, a K-12 professional development company, has acquired Participate Learning, a teacher resource aggregator and search engine.
buyer: VIF International Education
VIF International Education partners with districts and schools to prepare global-ready teachers and students. Educators use VIF’s professional development and curriculum, language and cultural exchange programs to create engaging learning environments. "
target: Participate Learning
Participate Learning empowers teachers to improve student outcomes by helping them find and share free vetted educational resources to take advantage of the preponderance of broadband and internet-connected devices in their classrooms.
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closed 6/27/2011 via PR Newswire

bNET Communications, Inc., acquired GoMo News

synopsis: bNET Communications, Inc. announced the acquisition of the popular mobile-industry online blog site, GoMo News.
buyer: bNET Communications, Inc.
bNET Communications, Inc., is a content aggregator, internet broadcasting company and accredited media organization that creates and distributes video content pertaining to new technology, primarily at corporate and consumer events, trade shows and conferences. "
target: GoMo News
GoMo News was founded in 2006 to provide news and analysis on the mobile industry, with an emphasis on mobile search and social networking, mobile advertising, and mobile barcodes.
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closed 9/20/2010 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Semantic Technology Conference

synopsis: WebMediaBrands announced that it has acquired all of the assets of the Semantic Technology Conference (SemTech) and the SemanticUniverse.com blog from Wilshire Conferences. SemTech is the largest conference in the world dedicated to the rapidly growing topic of the Semantic Web and Linked Data.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. "
target parent: Wilshire Conferences, Inc.
target: Semantic Technology Conference
SemTech ("Semantic Technology Conference ") is the largest conference in the world dedicated to the rapidly growing topic of the Semantic Web and Linked Data. SemanticUniverse is a blog and e-mail newsletter providing news and articles about the application of semantic technologies.
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closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

MyMobileLyfe, LLC, acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC

synopsis: MyMobileLyfe, LLC has acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC, publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. With a focus on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website. Atlanta Tech Blogs is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content.
buyer: MyMobileLyfe, LLC
MyMobileLyfe, LLC is a digital marketing and advertising agency whose products help businesses target relevant audiences and optimize promotional strategies. With MyMobileLyfe's search, display, retargeting, and live chat tools, ad buyers can reach customers across multiple channels and networks. "
target: Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC
Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC is the publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. The company is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content. Focusing on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website.
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closed 8/1/2014 via Market Wire

NewBay Media LLC, acquired AV-iQ

synopsis: NewBay Media, publisher of leading commercial AV magazines has announced the acquisition of AV-IQ, the AV industry's Equipment, Providers Directory & Industry Resource Center, from InfoComm International. AV-IQ is a comprehensive online resource for the pro-AV industry that includes equipment database, case studies and local service directories.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay Media is the leading information and marketing solutions provider for the Music, AV/Pro Audio, Consumer Electronics/Gaming, Video, Broadcast and Cable Television, and Education. They connect and inform millions of constituents in these industries through award-winning content. "
target parent: InfoComm International
target: AV-iQ
AV-IQ provides North America with the most comprehensive pro-AV resource. Explore audiovisual equipment catalogs featuring the brand-new product data comparison tool and BIM library, and check out the case studies library for cutting-edge pro-AV inspiration.
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closed 6/14/2012 via GlobeNewswire

SmartPros Ltd., purchased 150+ E-Learning Courses and IP from Global Collaboration Partners LLC

synopsis: SmartPros Ltd. announced that it has purchased certain assets of online training company, Global Collaboration Partners LLC. The assets include more than 150 e-learning courses in the areas of environmental health, safety, human resources, and energy exploration markets, as well as certain intellectual property.
buyer: SmartPros Ltd. (SPRO:$13.51)
Founded in 1981, SmartPros Ltd. is an industry leader in the field of accredited professional education and corporate training. Its products and services are primarily focused in the accredited professional areas of corporate accounting, financial management, public accounting, and more. "
seller: Global Collaboration Partners LLC
Global Collaboration Partners is an e-learning company dedicated to creating the best possible online courseware for the global workforce. The company specializes in agile, accurate training.
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closed 10/6/2010 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired 10,000 Words

synopsis: WebMediaBrands, Inc. announced the acquisition of the blog 10000Words.net and related assets from Mark S. Luckie. Mr. Luckie, National Innovations Editor for The Washington Post, is based in Washington, D.C.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online business includes mediabistro.com, a leading blog network. "
target: 10,000 Words
10,000 Words was created as a resource for journalists and web and technology enthusiasts to learn the tools that are shaping digital journalism. The site offers examples, resources, and tutorials of both new and established technologies used to enhance journalism.
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closed 11/28/2016 via BusinessWire

The Online Reporter merged with Faultline,

synopsis: UK analyst group Rethink Technology Research has acquired the 20-year-old publication “The Online Reporter” from Rider Research of Baton Rouge, USA. Rethink will merge The Online Reporter into its own Faultline service. TOR recently passed its 1,000th issue anniversary which makes it 20 years old, while Faultline was launched in 2003.
buyer parent: Rethink Technology Research
buyer: Faultline
Faultline provides a framework of technical understanding to help predict the future of digital entertainment and the global broadband economy. "
target parent: Rider Research
target: The Online Reporter
The Online Reporter is the weekly strategy briefing paper for people in the media and technology industries. Its research and analysis roughly falls into areas such as Broadband Technologies and Ad-supported, Subscription based services.
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closed 1/8/2013 via GlobeNewswire

FierceMarkets, Inc., acquired StorefrontBacktalk

synopsis: FierceMarkets, a division of Questex Media Group LLC, has completed the acquisition of the StorefrontBacktalk retail technology publication from The Content Firm LLC. StorefrontBacktalk tracks retail technology, mobile and E-Commerce issues for a newsletter audience of over 21,000 retail industry insiders.
buyer parent: Credit Suisse Group AG
buyer: FierceMarkets, Inc.
FierceMarkets is a leader in B2B emedia, providing information and marketing services in the telecommunications, life sciences, healthcare, IT, energy, government, and finance industries through its portfolio of email newsletters, websites, webinars and live events. "
target parent: The Content Firm LLC
target: StorefrontBacktalk
StorefrontBacktalk, which tracks retail technology, mobile and E-Commerce issues for a newsletter audience of over 21,000 retail industry insiders, has built an avid readership through its focus on surprise, with a mix of editorial insight, commentary and reporting stories that have yet to be told.
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closed 10/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Watson Technology Group, acquired GeeksWithBlogs, LLC

synopsis: Watson Technology Group, a Kansas City, Mo.-based technology investment firm, announced that it has acquired Geeks With Blogs, the Internet’s largest blog network dedicated to software developers and development-related topics. Bloggers and readers can expect many enhancements to the website and the blogging platform over the coming months.
buyer: Watson Technology Group
The Watson Technology Group is a Kansas City, Mo.-based investment firm that was founded in 2012 by successful developer and entrepreneur, Matt Watson. It invests in technology companies that are looking for seed or growth capital. "
target: GeeksWithBlogs, LLC
Founded in 2003, Geeks With Blogs is an ideal place for any developer who wants to create his/her own blog. The website receives millions of website visits each year, and provides participating bloggers with professional networking, industry collaboration and exposure to a targeted, mass audience.
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closed 7/29/2016 via BusinessWire

Arrow Electronics, Inc., acquired UBM Tech Electronics Network

synopsis: Arrow Electronics, Inc. has acquired the global internet media portfolio focused on technology and electronic design from UBM, including EE Times, EDN, ESM, Embedded, EBN, TechONline, and Datasheets.com.
buyer: Arrow Electronics, Inc. (ARW:$26,812.51)
Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: UBM Tech Electronics Network
UBM's Technical and Electronics Media Portfolio include EE Times, EDN, ESM, Embedded, EBN, TechONline, and Datasheets.com. UBM plc is a leading global marketing services and communications company.
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closed 10/31/2013 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired Tekpub

synopsis: Online training platform Pluralsight announced a significant addition to its developer offering with its purchase of Tekpub, a leading provider of high-quality technical screencasts for programmers. The acquisition further establishes Pluralsight as a premier training hub for software developers and IT administrators.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$358.84)
Pluralsight was founded in 2004 as a classroom training company. They shifted to an online training experience, which allowed them to offer high-quality training at a low price point. They offer year-round education, with more insight, at a relaxed pace, at the exact time it is needed. "
target: Tekpub
Tekpub is a premium screencast provider for tech professionals, offering training in C#, jQuery, ASP.NET, Git, Rails and other essential developer tools. Tekpub has become one of the most influential training resources in the developer community.
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closed 10/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Black Duck Software, Inc., acquired Ohloh Corporation

synopsis: Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software, announced that it has acquired Ohloh.net from Geeknet, Inc.
buyer parent: Flagship Ventures
buyer: Black Duck Software, Inc.
Black Duck Software is the leading provider of products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, at enterprise scale, in a multi-source development process. "
target parent: Geeknet, Inc.
target: Ohloh Corporation
Ohloh, based in Bellevue, Washington, is a leading directory of open source projects and a market leader for data services about open source software development.
price ($mm)
$2.30
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closed 2/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired Mascus

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Mascus International Holding BV. Mascus is a leading online equipment listing service for used heavy machinery and trucks with the largest online market presence in Europe for heavy machinery and trucks.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence. "
target parent: Vortex Capital Partners
target: Mascus
Mascus is a global leading online equipment listing service for farm machinery, forestry, material handling and grounds care equipment, construction, transportation vehicles and other heavy equipment. Mascus makes trading in used machinery and equipment quicker and more efficient.
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$27
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announced 5/1/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Vortex Capital Partners, will acquire Mascus

synopsis: Alma Media has decided to sell Mascus, an electronic marketplace for trucks, heavy machinery and equipment. Alma Media is selling Mascus to Vortex Capital Partners, a Dutch based venture and expansion capital firm focused on technology companies.
buyer: Vortex Capital Partners
Vortex Capital Partners is an active venture capital firm investing in technology(-enabled) companies in the Benelux. They focus on software, internet, telecoms, semiconductors, infrastructure, technology-enabled services and media. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Mascus
Mascus is an electronic marketplace for used construction, agricultural, forest, and groundscare machinery and transportation vehicles. Product ranges include tractors for sale, trailers for sale, used trucks for sale, diggers, box trailers, mini diggers and excavators, etc.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
$7
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired IronPlanet

synopsis: Ritchie Bros., the world's largest heavy equipment auctioneer and provider of end-to-end services, announced that it completed its acquisition of IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for heavy equipment and other durable assets.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence. "
target: IronPlanet
IronPlanet is a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets and an innovative participant in the multi-billion dollar used equipment market. Founded in 1999 , IronPlanet has built a database of more than 1.5 million registered users worldwide.
price ($mm)
$740
rev ($mm)
$787
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EV / rev
1.0x
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closed 2/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired Mascus

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Mascus International Holding BV. Mascus is a leading online equipment listing service for used heavy machinery and trucks with the largest online market presence in Europe for heavy machinery and trucks.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence. "
target parent: Vortex Capital Partners
target: Mascus
Mascus is a global leading online equipment listing service for farm machinery, forestry, material handling and grounds care equipment, construction, transportation vehicles and other heavy equipment. Mascus makes trading in used machinery and equipment quicker and more efficient.
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closed 11/5/2015 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired Xcira, Inc.

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is pleased to announce that they've acquired a 75% stake in Xcira LLC, a leader in simulcast auction technology. A customer‐driven technology company, Xcira produces custom technology applications and auction software solutions that meet the unique needs of auction clients.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducts hundreds of unreserved public auctions each year, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other auction business in the world. "
target: Xcira, Inc.
A customer‐driven technology company, Xcira produces custom technology applications and auction software solutions that meet the unique needs of auction clients in various auction segments such as construction, industrial, automotive, fine art, wine and jewelry, livestock, real estate and more.
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closed 5/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired AssetNation, Inc.

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of AssetNation, Inc., a leading online marketplace and solutions provider for surplus and salvage assets. AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is the world's largest industrial auctioneer, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other company in the world. Ritchie Bros. offers services that enable the world's builders to easily and confidently exchange equipment. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: AssetNation, Inc.
AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers. The company offers online auction marketplaces and solutions for surplus, end of life, and salvage assets and equipment.
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closed 6/30/2014 via Company Press Release

ECI Partners, acquired ATG Media Ltd

synopsis: ECI Partners has invested in ATG Media, a global pioneer of webcast and timed online auction platforms. ECI will partner with ATG’s management and existing investor Mobeus Equity Partners to help drive the company’s ongoing international expansion. ATG operates the-saleroom.com, i-bidder.com, BidSpotter.co.uk and BidSpotter.com.
buyer: ECI Partners
Established in 1976, ECI has invested in more than 250 companies helping to build many successful businesses, including Café Rouge, Chubb, Racal Acoustics, Bloomsbury Publishing, Laterooms, National Computing Centre and National Express. "
target parent: Mobeus Equity Partners LLP
target: ATG Media Ltd
ATG’s websites allow bidders from around the world to browse fully illustrated sale catalogues and place bids over the internet in real time with live audio and video feeds delivering the auction room atmosphere. Bidders are also able to participate in timed, online only auctions.
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closed 5/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired AssetNation, Inc.

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of AssetNation, Inc., a leading online marketplace and solutions provider for surplus and salvage assets. AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is the world's largest industrial auctioneer, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other company in the world. Ritchie Bros. offers services that enable the world's builders to easily and confidently exchange equipment. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: AssetNation, Inc.
AssetNation, Inc. provides asset transition and asset recovery solutions for buyers and sellers. The company offers online auction marketplaces and solutions for surplus, end of life, and salvage assets and equipment.
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closed 4/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Sandhills Publishing Company, acquired MOMA Editorial, S.L.

synopsis: Sandhills East, a company that produces publications throughout Europe that markets a diverse range of products, has acquired MOMA Editorial, S.L., an agriculture-focused media company that features for-sale agriculture equipment and parts from sellers across Spain online and in its regularly distributed magazines.
buyer: Sandhills Publishing Company
Sandhills Publishing is an information processing company aimed at gathering, processing, and distributing information in the form of trade publications, websites, and online services that connect buyers and sellers across the trucking, agriculture, construction, and heavy equipment industries. "
target: MOMA Editorial, S.L.
MOMA Editorial, S.L. is an agriculture-focused media company. MOMA Agri features for-sale agriculture equipment and parts from sellers across Spain online and in its regularly distributed magazines. They have become the go-to resources for local buyers looking to purchase agriculture equipment.
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired IronPlanet

synopsis: Ritchie Bros., the world's largest heavy equipment auctioneer and provider of end-to-end services, announced that it completed its acquisition of IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for heavy equipment and other durable assets.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence. "
target: IronPlanet
IronPlanet is a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets and an innovative participant in the multi-billion dollar used equipment market. Founded in 1999 , IronPlanet has built a database of more than 1.5 million registered users worldwide.
price ($mm)
$740
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$787
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closed 7/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Liquidity Services, Inc., acquired Machinio Corp.

synopsis: Liquidity Services, Inc., a global solution provider in the reverse supply chain with the world’s largest marketplace for business surplus, announced it has acquired Machinio Corp., a leading global online platform for listing used equipment for sale in the construction, machine tool, transportation, printing and agriculture sectors.
buyer: Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT:$248.12)
Liquidity Services operates a network of leading e-commerce marketplaces that enable buyers and sellers to transact in an efficient, automated environment. They employ innovative e-commerce marketplace solutions to manage, value and sell inventory and equipment for business and government sellers. "
target: Machinio Corp.
Machinio Corp. is a leading global online platform for listing used equipment for sale in the construction, machine tool, transportation, printing and agriculture sectors. Machinio operates a robust online equipment listing marketplace, with 10 million annual website visits across 190 countries.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Xometry, acquired MakeTime

synopsis: Xometry, the largest on-demand manufacturing platform, announced that it has acquired MakeTime, another leading on-demand manufacturing company. MakeTime is an online platform that enables companies to produce machined components quickly and more efficiently than ever before.
buyer: Xometry
Xometry is transforming custom manufacturing through a proprietary software platform which offers on-demand manufacturing to a diverse customer base, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. They provide product designers and engineers an efficient way to source high-quality custom parts. "
target: MakeTime
MakeTime is an online platform that enables companies to produce machined components quickly and more efficiently than ever before. MakeTime does this by collecting unused CNC machine time from qualified machine shops across the United States, and placing each order with the right shop for the job.
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closed 5/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Caterpillar, Inc., acquired Yard Club, Inc.

synopsis: Caterpillar, the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, has acquired Yard Club, a marketplace for construction equipment. Yard Club produces construction tech platforms that help contractors and equipment rental companies better manage their owned and rented equipment fleets.
buyer: Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT:$38,898.00)
For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. "
target: Yard Club, Inc.
Yard Club is dedicated to building technology to help the people who build the world. They produce construction tech platforms that help contractors and equipment rental companies better manage their owned and rented equipment fleets with the goal of maximizing utilization of their capital assets.
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closed 10/3/2018 via PR Newswire

Fuelled, acquired PNGequipment.com

synopsis: Fuelled, an online energy equipment marketplace platform, announced that it has acquired PNG Equipment Ltd. in an all-cash transaction. PNGequipment.com is a central marketplace for buying and selling oilfield equipment. With the acquisition of PNG, Fuelled will add over 4,500 equipment listings to its platform.
buyer: Fuelled
Fuelled is an energy tech business that has built a unique equipment marketplace. E&P companies constantly divest of surplus equipment and Fuelled has disrupted that market by creating a full customer service experience that has added transparency and accountability to a very old school business. "
target: PNGequipment.com
PNGequipment.com is a central marketplace for buying and selling oilfield equipment. They enable sellers to reach thousands of interested parties in the marketplace at the lowest possible cost. PNGequipment.com is the quickest and most cost-effective way for buyers and seller to connect.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Never Idle LLC, acquired FleetRight Inc.

synopsis: Never Idle LLC, a contractor-to-contractor marketplace, announces the acquisition of FleetRight, Inc., which will now operate as Never Idle. FleetRight was founded in 2015 by Zach Schreiber as an online community marketplace and auction platform dedicated to contractors buying and selling heavy equipment.
buyer: Never Idle LLC
Never Idle offers the industry its first fully-managed, contractor-to-contractor rental and sales marketplace. Never Idle’s mission is to empower contractors by building a heavy equipment marketplace comprised solely of their peers where they can rent, buy and sell equipment. "
target: FleetRight Inc.
FleetRight was founded in 2015 by Zach Schreiber as an online community marketplace and auction platform dedicated to contractors buying and selling heavy equipment. FleetRight also offers peer-to-peer rentals.
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

KREATIZE, acquired fabrikado.com

synopsis: KREATIZE, the leading German procurement platform for machinery and equipment manufacturers, has acquired fabrikado.com, a German online shop for metal and plastic components. fabrikado allows clients to upload their CAD models and order custom components. They offer a wide range of different production processes and machining processes.
buyer: KREATIZE
KREATIZE is the leading German procurement platform for machinery and equipment manufacturers. KREATIZE digitalizes the way custom parts are ordered and manufactured. Their platform makes it quick and easy to purchase accurate prototypes and small batches. "
target: fabrikado.com
fabrikado.com is a German online shop for metal and plastic components. fabrikado allows clients to upload their CAD models and order custom components. They offer a wide range of different production processes and machining processes, including cutting, 3D printing, milling, and turning.
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closed 6/6/2018 via PR Web

Vora Group, acquired ShakeDeal

synopsis: Vora Ventures, a private equity firm specializing in building B2B information technology companies, has acquired ShakeDeal, India’s first B2B bulk sourcing online marketplace for Industrial Goods, Supplies, and Raw Materials. ShakeDeal offers leading brands in various verticals of industrials, such as power tools, hand tools, machinery, and more.
buyer: Vora Group
Vora Ventures is an MBE certified, privately held equity group that specializes in building innovative IT companies worldwide. The group portfolio consists of companies in the software, services and infrastructure solutions space, employing more than 2,100 people worldwide. "
target: ShakeDeal
ShakeDeal is India’s first B2B bulk sourcing online marketplace for Industrial Goods, Supplies, and Raw Materials. ShakeDeal offers leading and top brands in various verticals of industrials, such as power tools, hand tools, safety equipment, machinery, construction materials, hardware, and more.
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closed 6/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Reibus International, Inc., acquired Metalmixx

synopsis: Reibus International, Inc., an online B2B marketplace in the industrial materials space, has acquired Metalmixx, an online platform for the purchase and sale of excess carbon steel. Through Metalmixx's smart dashboard, users can manage their current listings, see views on listed inventory, view purchasing history, and manage shipping information.
buyer: Reibus International, Inc.
Reibus International, Inc. is an online B2B marketplace for prime, excess and obsolete metals used in industrial, transportation, and construction markets. Reibus' virtual marketplace is open to and providing significant benefits to all participants in the industrial materials supply chain. "
target: Metalmixx
Metalmixx is an online platform that facilitates the purchase and sale of excess carbon steel. Through Metalmixx's smart dashboard, users can manage their current listings, see views on listed inventory, view purchasing history, and manage shipping information.
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closed 6/6/2017 via PR Newswire

ECRM, acquired RangeMe

synopsis: Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM®), an international leader in product sourcing and category planning solutions, announced it has acquired RangeMe, the award-winning online platform that streamlines new product discovery between suppliers and retailers.
buyer parent: Snow Phipps Group, LLC
buyer: ECRM
Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) is an international leader in product sourcing and category planning solutions. ECRM helps buyers and suppliers increase productivity, optimize product assortments and enhance collaboration efforts. "
target: RangeMe
RangeMe is changing the way retailers and product suppliers do business by giving buyers an efficient way to discover innovative new products and manage the inbound product submission process.
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announced 9/18/2019 via Company Press Release

CAMP Systems International, Inc., will acquire Inventory Locator Service, Inc

synopsis: Hearst’s CAMP Systems International will acquire Inventory Locator Service (ILS) from Boeing, the world's largest aerospace company. ILS provides the largest electronic marketplace for the aviation industry to buy and sell parts, equipment and services, and offers manufacturers and parts suppliers ways to improve inventory planning and processing.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: CAMP Systems International, Inc.
CAMP Systems is the premier Aircraft Health Management and Enterprise Information Systems provider in business aviation. It provides Maintenance Tracking for nearly 20,000 aircraft, performs Engine Health Monitoring for over 30,000 engines, and its software solutions support 1,500 MRO organizations."
target parent: The Boeing Company
target: Inventory Locator Service, Inc
Inventory Locator Service provides information via its global online marketplace to enable members in the aviation, marine, and defense industries to buy and sell parts, equipment, and services. ILS employs state-of-the-art technology to ensure rapid information distribution with maximum security.
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closed 4/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

WatrHub Inc., acquired SplashLink

synopsis: WatrHub Inc. announced its acquisition of SplashLink, in a move to strategically advance its vision of becoming the “Bloomberg for Water”. SplashLink.com is the first online marketplace to support an entire range of project, financing, and sourcing needs for the highly fragmented and increasingly stressed global water industry.
buyer: WatrHub Inc.
WatrHub accelerates sales to water utilities. Canada and the United States need to rebuild their aging water infrastructure. WatrHub is the only source of predictive market information on how, when, and why these water infrastructure investments will be made. "
target: SplashLink
SplashLink.com is the first online marketplace to support an entire range of project, financing, and sourcing needs for the highly fragmented and increasingly stressed global water industry.
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closed 12/23/2014 via PR Newswire

Trimble, acquired Iron Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held IRON Solutions, Inc. IRON Solutions provides market information, analytics-based intelligence and a cloud-based enterprise system to improve dealer and producer productivity.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble Navigation Limited applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location: including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, and more. "
target: Iron Solutions, Inc.
IRON Solutions provides market intelligence and a suite of integrated, cloud-based enterprise services that drive efficiency to increase returns on investment for agricultural retailers, growers and agronomic advisors.
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announced 3/13/2019 via PR Newswire

INTL FCStone Inc., will acquire CoinInvest GmbH

synopsis: INTL FCStone Inc., a financial-services firm that provides trading, exchange, and OTC execution and clearing services for commodities and foreign currencies, will acquire CoinInvest and Silver-To-Go, European online providers of gold, silver, platinum, and palladium products to private individuals, institutional investors, and financial advisors.
buyer: INTL FCStone Inc. (INTL:$37,434.30)
INTL FCStone is a financial-services firm that provides trading, exchange, and OTC execution and clearing services for commodities and foreign currencies. They also provide asset management, investment banking and capital-markets advisory services, and proprietary risk-management tools. "
target: CoinInvest GmbH
CoinInvest and Silver-To-Go are leading European online providers of gold, silver, platinum, and palladium products to private individuals, institutional investors, and financial advisors. They allow users to buy, sell, and invest in rare coins and precious metals easily and quickly.
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closed 8/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Schrott24, acquired Metalsale

synopsis: Schrott24, Austria’s scrap metal technology company that is driving forward the digitization of scrap metal trading, has acquired Metasale, a German company that operates at www.Metasale.com Europe's largest trading platform for non-ferrous metals.
buyer: Schrott24
Schrott24 is Austria’s scrap metal technology company that is driving forward the digitization of scrap metal trading. With transparency, they make the sale of scrap metals simple and efficient. They help scrap dealers, recyclers and plants increase their capacity utilization and win new suppliers. "
target: Metalsale
Metasale.com is Germany's largest trading platform for non-ferrous metals. Metasale has attracted well-known investors such as the 10x Group, Kristofer Fichtner and Gerald Schönbucher since its foundation and has generated a monthly turnover of around one million euros.
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closed 12/3/2008 via BusinessWire

AssetNation, Inc., acquired Asset Auctions, LLC.

synopsis: AssetNation, Inc. announced its acquisition of AssetAuctions LLC. AssetAuctions is the leading provider of asset recovery, appraisal and inventory online auction services for the industrial, commercial and government markets.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: AssetNation, Inc.
AssetNation, Inc. is the leading online marketplace and services provider for the insurance industry and corporate surplus, idle and end-of-life assets. "
target: Asset Auctions, LLC.
Asset Auctions mission is to solve the difficult asset-based problems faced by today's corporation and government agency. Our online equipment auction solutions are different from those of a liquidator or auctioneer because we focus on more than just an asset sale.
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