Like Moss, Inc.

closed 5/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Wasserstein & Co., LP, acquired Moss, Inc.

synopsis: Wasserstein & Co., LP has acquired Moss Inc., the leading global provider of highly engineered, three-dimensional fabric structures and customized environmental branding solutions. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues, including tradeshows, corporate and entertainment events.
buyer: Wasserstein & Co., LP
Wasserstein & Co. is an independent private equity/investment firm that was founded January 2001 when the merchant banking group of Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc., a global investment banking firm, spun out to become an independent firm upon the acquisition of Wasserstein Perella by Dresdner Bank. "
target parent: Century Park Capital Partners
target: Moss, Inc.
Moss Inc. is a leading provider of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, sports, and retail interior industries. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues.
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closed 6/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TC Transcontinental, acquired BGI Retail Inc.

synopsis: TC Transcontinental, a Canadian leader in flexible packaging and Canada’s largest printer, announced the acquisition of BGI Retail Inc., a full service in-store design and solution partner for retailers and global brands.
buyer: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,119.38)
TC Transcontinental is a Canadian leader in flexible packaging and Canada’s largest printer. They are also a Canadian leader in its specialty media segments. Their mission has been to create products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. "
target: BGI Retail Inc.
BGI Retail Inc. is a full service in-store design and solution partner for retailers and global brands. BGI offers an integrated value proposition focused on in-house design, engineering, manufacturing, installation and management of retail solutions and brand-defining consumer experiences.
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closed 5/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Priority Architectural Graphics, acquired VKK Signmakers, Inc

synopsis: Priority Architectural Graphics, San Francisco’s leader in architectural graphics and signage, has acquired Redwood City based VKK Signmakers, a well-respected designer, manufacturer and installer of high-quality commercial signage for numerous successful Silicon Valley leaders including Intel, eBay, Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Stanford University.
buyer: Priority Architectural Graphics
Founded in 1995, Priority Architectural Graphics is San Francisco’s leader in exterior and interior architectural signage and graphics. Priority Architectural Graphics streamlines the design, production and installation process for signage, saving construction companies valuable time and money. "
target: VKK Signmakers, Inc
Founded in 1989, VKK Signmakers has been a well-respected designer, manufacturer and installer of high-quality commercial signage for numerous successful Silicon Valley leaders including Gilead, Intel, eBay, PayPal, Adobe, Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Stanford University, among others.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Thysse, acquired Sign Edge

synopsis: Thysse, a company specializing in visual communication, has acquired Sign Edge. A premier graphics and wrap company in Middleton, WI, Sign Edge, founded in 1994 has helped small businesses bolster their brand.
buyer: Thysse
Thysse is a third-generation, innovative company in Oregon, WI, specializing in visual communication. They offer services in direct mail, catalogs, fleet vehicles, apparel, signage, store fronts, printing and more. "
target: Sign Edge
Sign Edge is a Middleton-based specialty graphics firm. A premier graphics and wrap company in Middleton, WI, Sign Edge, founded in 1994 has helped small businesses bolster their brand.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Signs.com, acquired Ferrari Color

synopsis: Signs.com, a leader in the online signage industry, has acquired Ferrari Color, a provider of large-format digital-imaging solutions. Ferrari Color offers large format printing, trade show and in-store graphics as well as digital laser prints using the latest printing technology and a variety of materials.
buyer: Signs.com
Signs.com is a leader in the online signage industry. Signs.com specializes in providing custom signage solutions through an advanced e-commerce platform. Signs.com allows users to design, customize and order high quality banners, yard signs, decals, magnets and all other types of signage. "
target: Ferrari Color
Founded in 1978, Ferrari Color is a provider of large-format digital-imaging solutions. Ferrari Color offers large format printing, trade show and in-store graphics as well as digital laser prints using the latest printing technology and a variety of materials.
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closed 1/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Takeform, acquired PrintLeader

synopsis: Takeform, an experiential graphics and wayfinding firm based in Medina, has acquired Buffalo-based PrintLeader. PrintLeader is a full-service, large-format digital printing and installation company. Takeform and PrintLeader had collaborated on projects for national accounts over the past year, paving the way for a uniting of the firms.
buyer: Takeform
Takeform is an experiential graphics and wayfinding firm. Takeform helping people find their way through labyrinth spaces is important, of course. Symbols, Shared experience and Belonging these are part of the vocabulary of architects and designers. "
target: PrintLeader
PrintLeader goal is to exceed the customer’s expectations by providing the highest quality and service levels possible at each and every opportunity. The company principles in delivering products and services are to do so with integrity, honesty and ethics.
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closed 11/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Lynx Equity Limited, acquired Integrity Signs

synopsis: Lynx Equity Limited, a diversified private equity firm announced the acquisition of Calgary, Alberta’s Integrity Signs. Integrity Signs started as a vinyl sign shop, and has grown to become one of Calgary’s leading full service sign manufacturing and installation facilities. They provide sign installation and solutions of any size.
buyer: Lynx Equity Limited
Lynx Equity is a Toronto-based diversified private equity firm focused on acquiring small and medium-sized businesses from owners looking to retire. They have a proven track record in identifying and building value in a diversified portfolio of companies based primarily in Ontario, Canada. "
target: Integrity Signs
Integrity Signs has stood the test of time in the signage industry. Beginning as a small vinyl shop, the company has continued to invest in technology and has grown into a full service sign manufacturing and installation facility, catering to both big and small needs.
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closed 8/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Tukaiz, acquired Dr. Graphx

synopsis: Tukaiz, a leading technology and marketing services company, announced the acquisition of Dr. Graphx, an environmental graphic solutions firm specializing in design, production and installation.
buyer: Tukaiz
Tukaiz is a results-driven technology and marketing services company based in Franklin Park, IL. The infrastructure of Tukaiz includes services comprised of creative and advertising, software development, print production, inventory management and fulfillment and distribution services. "
target: Dr. Graphx
Dr. Graphx is an environmental graphic solutions firm specializing in design, production and installation. They produce wall and window graphics, environmental graphic elements, and many more specialty items to enhance brands and support their message.
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closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Arcapita Inc., acquired MC Sign Company

synopsis: Arcapita, the global investment firm headed by Bahrain’s Atif A Abdulmalik, announced that it had acquired a controlling interest in MC Sign Company, one of the main US signage and lighting services companies.
buyer: Arcapita Inc.
Arcapita is a global Shari’ah compliant alternative investment manager, with offices in Bahrain, Atlanta, London and Singapore. Arcapita’s principal lines of business are private equity and real estate. "
target parent: Caltius Equity Partners
target: MC Sign Company
Founded in 1953, MC Sign is an Ohio-based company that provides signage solutions for companies in the retail, banking, hospitality, quick service restaurant and petroleum segments in the US and Canada and boasts in excess of 275 clients.
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Web

Lettering Express, acquired Vinyl Vikings

synopsis: Lettering Express, industry leaders in printing and signage for 30 years, has announced the acquisition of Vinyl Vikings, a vehicle wrap specialist. Vinyl Vikings is one of the fastest growing Vehicle Wrap and Graphics Companies in the Oklahoma City Metro area. They are locally owned and operated, founded in 2015 by Tyler Hartgrove and Scott Hill.
buyer: Lettering Express
Founded in 1988, Lettering Express- Oklahoma’s leading business creative corporation, has provided businesses with all of their printing needs through offering graphic design services ranging from vehicle wraps and banners to promotional products and apparel. "
target: Vinyl Vikings
Vinyl Vikings is one of the fastest growing Vehicle Wrap and Graphics Companies in the Oklahoma City Metro area. They are locally owned and operated, founded in 2015 by Tyler Hartgrove and Scott Hill. They have over 20 years combined experience in Graphic Design, Marketing and Vinyl Installation.
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Web

Lettering Express, acquired Monster Graphics

synopsis: Lettering Express, industry leaders in printing and signage for 30 years, has announced the acquisition of Monster Graphics, a vehicle wrap specialist. Monster Graphics is the premier vehicle graphics company in Edmond, OK. They specialize in custom designed wraps & personalized graphics for businesses.
buyer: Lettering Express
Founded in 1988, Lettering Express- Oklahoma’s leading business creative corporation, has provided businesses with all of their printing needs through offering graphic design services ranging from vehicle wraps and banners to promotional products and apparel. "
target: Monster Graphics
Monster Graphics is the premier vehicle graphics company in Edmond. They specialize in custom designed wraps & personalized graphics for businesses as well as all their vehicle restyling needs.
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closed 11/10/2017 via BusinessWire

DATA Communications Management Corp., acquired BOLDER Graphics

synopsis: DATA Communications Management Corp. announced it has acquired privately-held BOLDER Graphics, a leading western Canadian marketing communications business. Their core capabilities are in large-format digital printing, offering point of sale signage, corporate packaging, outdoor signage and vehicle graphics.
buyer: DATA Communications Management Corp. (TSX:DCM:$216.15)
DATA is a leading provider of business communication solutions, bringing value and collaboration to marketing and operation teams across North America. They help marketers and agencies unify and execute communications campaigns across multiple channels. "
target: BOLDER Graphics
BOLDER Graphics is a leading western Canadian marketing communications business, tracing its roots back more than 40 years. Its core capabilities are in large-format digital printing, offering point of sale signage, corporate packaging, outdoor signage and vehicle graphics.
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closed 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

PFI Group, acquired Lofthus Signs & Engraving Ltd

synopsis: Manchester based PFI Group announced that they have acquired Lofthus Signs in Aberdeen. Lofthus Signs, founded in 1951, operates as the largest signage company in the North of Scotland. Lofthus takes a brand identity and solves the complex implementation challenges by managing and streamlining the process.
buyer: PFI Group
The PFI Group provides a truly one-stop solution for all their customer’s signage and print requirements. Their group capabilities extend to bespoke fabrication, large format print, design, installation, in-house finishing (inc a paint-shop), warehousing and fulfilment. "
target: Lofthus Signs & Engraving Ltd
Lofthus Signs helps businesses stand out from their competitors, from signs and graphics, to digitally printed wallpaper and engraving. Lofthus takes a brand identity and solves the complex implementation challenges by managing and streamlining the process.
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closed 7/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Planet Paper Box Inc., acquired TRI-COR LLC

synopsis: Planet Paper, a nationwide packaging products, display and fulfillment service provider to CPG and consumer products manufacturers, has acquired TRI-COR, a full service (design/production/fulfillment) custom visual merchandising manufacture.
buyer: Planet Paper Box Inc.
Planet Paper Box is a nationwide packaging products, display and fulfillment service provider to CPG and consumer products manufacturers, with paper converting facilities in several current locations. "
target: TRI-COR LLC
TRI-COR are a full service (design/production/fulfillment) custom visual merchandising manufacture. They specialize in POP Displays, Retail Signage, Visual Merchandising, Packaging, Digital Printing, Screen Printing, Die Cutting, Thermoforming, Corrugated Boxes Litho Mounting and Fulfillment.
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announced 6/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Egyptians' Media Company, will acquire Presentation Mohamed Kamel Group

synopsis: The Egyptian Media Company, owned by Egyptian businessman Ahmed Abou Hashima, has signed a new acquisition contract to acquire 51% of Presentation Mohamed Kamel Group ("PMKG"), according to a statement issued by the company. PMKG is leading the market in printing and outdoor field advertising in Egypt.
buyer: Egyptians' Media Company
Egyptians' Media company is an media company owned by Abu Hashima. Abu Hashima is the Managing Director and Vice Chairman of FE Steel and serves as the CEO of the Cairo-based Egyptian Steel Group, which he co-founded in 2010. "
target: Presentation Mohamed Kamel Group
Presentation Mohamed Kamel Group is leading the market in printing and outdoor field advertising in Egypt. By focusing on more than the Cairo governate, PMKG has become the number one print house in Egypt.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

5M Print A/S merged with LogoPaint,

synopsis: LogoPaint and 5m Print have merged in a deal that sees the companies combine to become one of the largest branding and signage companies in Europe and the World’s leading 3D signage company. 5m Print specializes in large format printing such as floor advertising, exhibition carpets and advertising mats and a large selection of banners.
buyer: LogoPaint
LogoPaint A/S is the world’s largest supplier of 3D CamCarpets to sport arenas and sports events worldwide. Founded in 1997, LogoPaint operates in more than 40 countries throughout the world both directly with clients and through associated companies, partners and agencies. "
target: 5M Print A/S
5m Print specializes in large format printing such as floor advertising, exhibition carpets and advertising mats and a large selection of banners for both indoor and outdoor use.
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closed 10/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Benchmark Graphics Ltd merged with Smart Source LLC,

synopsis: Smart Source LLC, one of the fastest growing BPO print management companies, announced a strategic merger with Benchmark Graphics Ltd., a company with over 50 years of expertise in commercial print services and a strong reputation for client relations and customer service.
buyer parent: QuickPivot
buyer: Smart Source LLC
Smart Source is a premier Brand Management BPO and Technology provider. The company takes pride in delivery high quality products, streamlining process and offering best in class technology to a diverse network of clients in industries ranging from healthcare to finance, retail, and manufacturing. "
target: Benchmark Graphics Ltd
Benchmark Graphics, Ltd. produce work that varies from simple 2-color work to billboards, complex point-of-purchase displays, direct mail projects, letter-shop work, packaging and full color assignments with the most elaborate of finishing processes.
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announced 9/30/2015 via Company Press Release

Green Cross Co., Ltd., will acquire Trade Corporation

synopsis: Green Cross Co., Ltd. is a company based in Japan that sells safety equipment, will acquire Trade Corporation. Trade Corporation is a company based in Japan that specializes in the planning and display of advertising materials and signage.
buyer: Green Cross Co., Ltd. (FKSE:7533:$88.07)
Green Cross Co., Ltd. is a company based in Japan that sells safety equipment and products, including products for civil engineering, fire protection and disaster prevention. "
target: Trade Corporation
Trade Corporation is a company based in Japan that specializes in the planning and display of advertising materials and signage.
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closed 9/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Displayways, acquired Mintsource Visual Communications

synopsis: South London wide-format printer Displayways has acquired 100% of the share capital of the Guildford-based display consultancy and project management company Mintsource Visual Communications, for an undisclosed sum. Mintsource, which has a turnover of around £400,000, will remain as a separate entity at its current premises.
buyer: Displayways
Displayways is renowned for their expertise in delivering display solutions for retail, point of sale, event and exhibition, museum and interior projects. They specialise in producing the highest quality display services from visual consultancy and project management to production and installation. "
target: Mintsource Visual Communications
Mintsource Visual Communications is an enthusiastic, dedicated, small and friendly company delivering brand communication for exhibitions, events and promotional marketing material. They offer a complete communications service, working with a creative team to take care of all project requirements.
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closed 9/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Caltius Equity Partners, acquired MC Sign Company

synopsis: Caltius Capital Management, a reliable financial partner, providing junior capital to small and medium sized companies, has acquired MC Sign Company, a company that provides mission critical signage and lighting services to a variety of multi-site industries, including quick serve restaurant, retail, convenience stores, and hospitality.
buyer: Caltius Equity Partners
Caltius Capital Management is a reliable financial partner, providing junior capital to small and medium sized companies throughout North America. Caltius Equity makes equity investments in amounts of $10 to $30 million. "
target parent: Sverica International
target: MC Sign Company
MC Sign is a leading national sign and lighting company, meeting customers’ needs from new sign design and manufacturing, installation, on-demand service as well as lighting upgrades and retrofits.
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closed 5/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Wasserstein & Co., LP, acquired Moss, Inc.

synopsis: Wasserstein & Co., LP has acquired Moss Inc., the leading global provider of highly engineered, three-dimensional fabric structures and customized environmental branding solutions. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues, including tradeshows, corporate and entertainment events.
buyer: Wasserstein & Co., LP
Wasserstein & Co. is an independent private equity/investment firm that was founded January 2001 when the merchant banking group of Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc., a global investment banking firm, spun out to become an independent firm upon the acquisition of Wasserstein Perella by Dresdner Bank. "
target parent: Century Park Capital Partners
target: Moss, Inc.
Moss Inc. is a leading provider of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, sports, and retail interior industries. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues.
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closed 8/26/2015 via BusinessWire

Moss, Inc., acquired Marx & Moschner GmbH

synopsis: Moss Inc., a leading provider of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, and retail interior industries, has acquired Marx & Moschner GmbH, a leading European provider of environmental branding solutions to the retail and exhibit markets. The acquisition provides Moss the ability to cross-sell to international customers.
buyer parent: Century Park Capital Partners
buyer: Moss, Inc.
Moss Inc. is a leading producer of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, sports, and retail interior industries. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues. "
target: Marx & Moschner GmbH
Marx & Moschner, based in Germany, is a leading provider of environmental branding solutions to the retail and exhibit markets. Their products include large scale textile print solutions, illuminated light tubes and cubes, LED light boxes, banner displays, rollups, flags and printed banner ads.
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closed 4/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Moss, Inc., acquired Andrés Imaging & Graphics

synopsis: Moss Inc., announces the merger of Andrés Imaging & Graphics with its Moss Retail division. Andrés Imaging has 110,000+ sq. ft. of office and production space in Chicago, Ill. and is recognized as a retail industry leader in wide format direct digital printing and dimensional signage solutions.
buyer parent: Century Park Capital Partners
buyer: Moss, Inc.
Moss is the world’s premier provider of custom trade show display components, tension fabric displays and structures, custom event branding, display hardware and large format printing for exhibit and event producers, retailers, sports events and stadiums. "
target: Andrés Imaging & Graphics
Andrés is a national leader in the production of photo/graphics and digital direct signage, merging digital wide format and photographic output with creative signage fabrication. Andrés leads the way in large-format printing and fabrication technology.
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closed 11/10/2021 via Company Press Release

EagleTree Capital, acquired The Channel Company

synopsis: EagleTree Capital has acquired The Channel Company, a leading provider of business services for the IT sector, from Stone-Goff Partners. The Channel Company is a leading provider of mission-critical business and marketing services for IT vendors, solution providers and distributors, with a full suite of solutions for the IT ecosystem.
buyer: EagleTree Capital
EagleTree Capital is a leading New York-based middle-market private equity firm with assets under management of $4.8 billion as of December 31, 2020. The firm has completed over 35 private equity investments and over 75 add-on transactions over the past 20+ years. "
target parent: Stone-Goff Partners
target: The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with its dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, The Channel Company connects and empowers technology suppliers, solution providers and end users.
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closed 4/15/2020 via PR Newswire

FuseFX merged with Folks VFX,

synopsis: FuseFX, a full service, award-winning visual effects company with studios in Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver and Atlanta, has merged with Folks VFX, a high-end, independent visual effects studio headquartered in Montréal with additional studio locations in Toronto and Bogotá, Colombia.
buyer: Folks VFX
Folks VFX is a full-service visual effects studio based in Montréal with additional locations in Toronto and Bogotá. "
target parent: EagleTree Capital
target: FuseFX
FuseFX provides full service visual effects for episodic television, feature films, commercials, ride films and VR productions with a talented roster of creative and production personnel across locations in Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver and Atlanta.
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closed 10/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Northstar Travel Group, LLC, acquired CAT Media

synopsis: Northstar Travel Group announced it has acquired CAT Media, located in East Grinstead, England, outside London. CAT Media is a leading global multiplatform business-to-business marketing services, information and events business serving the meetings and incentive industry.
buyer parent: EagleTree Capital
buyer: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, and travel technology. "
target: CAT Media
CAT Media owns leading brands serving the UK and global MICE industry including Meetings & Incentive Travel, Association Meetings International, Meetpie.com, an online membership portal for meetings professionals, M&IT Challenges, M&IT Awards, VenueSource.com, and Convention-Source.com.
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closed 10/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Northstar Travel Group, LLC, acquired Buying Business Travel Media

synopsis: Northstar Travel Group, the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry, acquired Buying Business Travel, the leading business-to-business brand in the UK serving the corporate travel industry with online media, events, and a magazine brand.
buyer parent: EagleTree Capital
buyer: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, and travel technology. "
target parent: Panacea Media
target: Buying Business Travel Media
Buying Business Travel is the UK’s leading publication for travel and meetings buyers and arrangers. It has a highly targeted circulation of over 18,000, with more than 41,000 readers, who are responsible for over £18 billion annual corporate travel and meetings spend.
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closed 10/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Northstar Travel Group, LLC, acquired travAlliancemedia, LLC

synopsis: Northstar Travel Group, the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry, announced it has acquired travAlliancemedia, a leading marketing services, digital media, event and information company serving the retail travel community in North America.
buyer parent: EagleTree Capital
buyer: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, and travel technology. "
target: travAlliancemedia, LLC
travAlliancemedia is a leading marketing services, information, event and online media company serving the travel advisory market. They lead the industry with cutting-edge media, marketing, and consumer engagement products that connect leisure travel brands to agents and their customers.
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Northstar Travel Group, LLC, will purchase Travel and Meetings Portfolio from Centaur Media plc

synopsis: Centaur Media, an international provider of business information and specialist consultancy, announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement to sell Centaur Media Travel and Meetings Limited, to Northstar Travel Media, a leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company.
buyer parent: EagleTree Capital
buyer: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, and travel technology. "
seller: Centaur Media plc (LSE:CAU:$91.02)
Centaur Media Travel and Meetings Limited (CTM) is the owner of well-known exhibitions and events serving the travel industry, including The Meetings Show, the Business Travel Show and Travel Technology Europe
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$12
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$8
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$2
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closed 10/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

PhocusWire, acquired Tnooz

synopsis: Northstar Travel Group has acquired Tnooz and its related assets as part of a plan to further accelerate development of Phocuswright's fast-growing PhocusWire media property. Tnooz is the original voice in travel and hospitality technology. Their mission is to be the brightest source of travel technology news, analysis, and viewpoints.
buyer parent: EagleTree Capital
buyer: PhocusWire
PhocusWire is the digital platform from Phocuswright, giving an editorial-led focus to the same trends that PhocusWright has been overseeing with their market-leading events and research for two decades. "
target: Tnooz
Tnooz is the original voice in travel and hospitality technology. Their mission is to be the brightest source of travel technology news, analysis, and viewpoints from around the travel and hospitality industries.
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closed 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

Northstar Travel Group, LLC, acquired Axus Travel App

synopsis: Northstar Travel Group announced that it has acquired AXUS Travel App, an itinerary management software serving travel advisors and tour operators. Axus also provides other services like delivering booking confirmations and custom travel details to customers through a website and mobile app.
buyer parent: EagleTree Capital
buyer: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, and travel technology. The company’s portfolio includes media brands and digital media. "
target: Axus Travel App
Axus Travel App creates and organizes trip proposals and itineraries for travel managers and tour operators, while also providing other services like delivering booking confirmations and custom travel details to customers through a website and mobile app.
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closed 10/3/2017 via PR Newswire

ALM Media Properties, LLC, acquired Global Leaders in Law

synopsis: ALM acquired Global Leaders in Law (GLL), an invitation-only membership group offering General Counsel a global platform for virtual and in-person collaboration to exchange ideas, receive advice and guidance from peers and participate in an advanced leadership skills development program for General Counsel.
buyer parent: EagleTree Capital
buyer: ALM Media Properties, LLC
ALM, an information and intelligence company, provides customers with critical news, data, analysis, marketing solutions and events to successfully manage the business of business. "
target: Global Leaders in Law
Global Leaders in Law is the international general counsel forum, which has been established by a group of respected GCs, and former GCs united in the belief that as a group they can effect significant change in the perception of General Counsel as Global Leaders of their organizations.
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closed 5/10/2017 via Company Press Release

Northstar Travel Group, LLC, acquired Burba Hotel Network

synopsis: Northstar Travel Group announced it has acquired the hotel investment event portfolio from Burba Hotel Network("BHN"), the American Hotel & Lodging Association (the "AHLA"), & their other partners. BHN produces 10 hospitality investment events and conferences around the world, including in Los Angeles, Miami, Hong Kong, Singapore, London & Mumbai.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the owner of well-known brands including Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, Business Travel News, & more. The company produces more than 60 face-to-face events in 13 countries in retail travel, hospitality, corporate travel, travel technology, and the meetings industry. "
target: Burba Hotel Network
Burba Hotel Network (BHN) is the worldwide leader in developing and organizing conferences for the hotel and tourism investment community. BHN conferences have become “must attend” events for industry leaders who come together to network, conduct business, and to learn about the latest trends.
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closed 4/4/2017 via Company Press Release

Northstar Travel Group, LLC, acquired Schneider Publishing

synopsis: Northstar Travel Group acquired the assets of Schneider Publishing, which includes the TEAMS Conference + Expo and Meetings Quest conferences, and the SportsTravel and Association News magazines. Schneider Publishing provides events, conferences, and media and information products to organizers for sports, associations and corporate meetings.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, and travel technology. "
target: Schneider Publishing
Schneider Publishing creates and provides world-class publications, conferences and information products and services that improve the lives of people who use them. They publish the Association News and SportsTravel magazines, and organize the TEAMS Conference and Meetings Quest trade-show series.
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closed 1/4/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Inntopia, acquired DestiMetrics LLC

synopsis: Inntopia, the SaaS e-commerce subsidiary of Northstar Travel Group, has acquired DestiMetrics, a supplier of lodging metrics and market intelligence to the North American mountain travel industry. DestiMetrics’ suite of market intelligence reports and analytics add a complementary product set to extend Inntopia's current offering.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Inntopia
Inntopia is the leading advanced platform for the destination travel industry, powering destination resorts, ski resorts, tour operators and travel suppliers. The Inntopia platform gives agents access to popular activities and attractions in these same destinations. "
target: DestiMetrics LLC
DestiMetrics, founded in 2004, provides need to know destination-wide metrics, lodging performance bench-marking and resort intelligence to properties, destination marketing organizations, attractions and municipalities of premier destination resorts.
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closed 11/1/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Inntopia, acquired Ryan Solutions

synopsis: Inntopia, the travel industry’s leading eCommerce and central reservation provider, announced the acquisition of Ryan Solutions, a leading customer relationship management and database marketing provider for the travel industry. This brings together two complementary companies with shared customers and a similar vision in the travel industry.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Inntopia
Inntopia is the leading advanced platform for the destination travel industry, powering destination resorts, ski resorts, tour operators and travel suppliers. The Inntopia platform gives agents access to popular activities and attractions in these same destinations. "
target: Ryan Solutions
Ryan Solutions is a leading customer relationship management (CRM) and database marketing provider for the hospitality industry.
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announced 9/15/2016 via Reuters

Informa plc, will acquire Penton

synopsis: British business information group Informa Plc said it had agreed to buy U.S.-based information services company Penton. Penton's products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking; and advance business with powerful marketing services programs.
buyer: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$1,798.70)
Informa operates at the heart of the Knowledge and Information Economy. It is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business. With more than 6,500 employees globally, it has a presence in all major geographies. "
target parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
target: Penton
Penton is an information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers. Its products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking; and advance business with powerful marketing services programs.
price ($mm)
$1,545
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closed 6/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Wasserstein & Co., LP, acquired Northstar Travel Group, LLC

synopsis: Wasserstein Partners acquired Northstar Travel Group, the leading provider of business-to-business information, content, events, data, research, custom content and software dedicated to the global travel and meeting industries, from the Wicks Group of Companies. Northstar owns well-known brands including Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, and others.
buyer: Wasserstein & Co., LP
Wasserstein & Co. is an independent private equity/investment firm that was founded January 2001 when the merchant banking group of Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc., a global investment banking firm, spun out to become an independent firm upon the acquisition of Wasserstein Perella by Dresdner Bank. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, and travel technology.
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closed 5/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Wasserstein & Co., LP, acquired Moss, Inc.

synopsis: Wasserstein & Co., LP has acquired Moss Inc., the leading global provider of highly engineered, three-dimensional fabric structures and customized environmental branding solutions. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues, including tradeshows, corporate and entertainment events.
buyer: Wasserstein & Co., LP
Wasserstein & Co. is an independent private equity/investment firm that was founded January 2001 when the merchant banking group of Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc., a global investment banking firm, spun out to become an independent firm upon the acquisition of Wasserstein Perella by Dresdner Bank. "
target parent: Century Park Capital Partners
target: Moss, Inc.
Moss Inc. is a leading provider of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, sports, and retail interior industries. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues.
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closed 1/8/2016 via PR Newswire

ALM Media Properties, LLC, acquired Legal Week

synopsis: ALM has acquired Legal Week from Incisive Media. Legal Week provides a wide range of high-quality digital content—including news, analysis, opinion pieces and research —for senior lawyers within the world's leading law firms and legal departments. Additionally, Legal Week delivers a series of market-leading annual events.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: ALM Media Properties, LLC
ALM is a global leader in specialized business news and information serving the legal, real estate, consulting, insurance and investment advisory industries. Trusted reporting delivered through innovative technology is the hallmark of ALM’s award-winning media properties. "
target parent: Alchemy Partners
target: Legal Week
Legal Week is a weekly magazine dedicated exclusively to commercial lawyers in the UK and major international jurisdictions. Legal Week has an impressive track record of managing high-profile events for the legal profession, creating unique programmes and networking opportunities.
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closed 1/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Penton, acquired TU-Automotive Ltd

synopsis: Penton, an innovative information services company that empowers 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year, announced it has acquired TU-Automotive, an event and digital information company serving the connected vehicle segment of the automotive tech market.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Penton
Penton is an information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year. Its products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking. "
target parent: FC Business Intelligence Ltd.
target: TU-Automotive Ltd
TU-Automotive delivers premiere events, networking, content and analysis on the current topics of connected vehicles, mobility, autonomous driving and the downstream implications to related industries. They provides market-leading digital content, analysis, education and business intelligence.
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closed 11/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Aviation Week & Space Technology, acquired MRO Network

synopsis: Aviation Week has announced its acquisition of MRO Network, a media outlet which gives a voice to the global MRO community, which will expand its position as the premier information services provider and event producer for the fast-growing aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul segment.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Aviation Week & Space Technology
Aviation Week & Space Technology is the world's most widely read aviation and aerospace magazine, with 107,000+ paying subscribers. Each week, AW&ST delivers news and analysis of technology, business and operations in every sector of the global industry: civil, military and space. "
target: MRO Network
MRO Network is a media outlet which gives a voice to the global MRO community: people working within commercial aviation engineering and maintenance at airlines, MROs, OEMs, lessors and financiers, suppliers and others allied to the field.
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closed 10/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Penton, acquired World Tea Expo

synopsis: Penton announced that it has acquired World Tea Expo, the leading event and digital information company dedicated to the global tea industry. World Tea Expo serves the growing North American specialty multi-billion dollar tea market.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Penton
Penton is an information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year. Its products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking. "
target parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
target: World Tea Expo
World Tea Media produces the annual World Tea Expo, the leading tradeshow and conference focused 100% on premium teas and related products. Blending fresh ideas, the latest trends and new distribution channels with three days of focused buying, selling and education.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,532.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
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EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

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

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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Ticker: QUAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics is a leading global printer and media channel integrator that helps marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and connect with other media channels. They provide a range of print solutions, media solutions and logistics services from multiple locations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,923.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$353.20
EBIT ($mm)
$130.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
20600
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Ticker: CMPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress is the world leader in mass customization. The company empowers people to make an impression through individually meaningful, personalized physical products. Cimpress makes customized print, signage, apparel, gifts, packaging and other products accessible and affordable to everyone.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,481.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$297.54
EBIT ($mm)
$170.35
Net Income ($mm)
$83.36
Employees
12000
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Ticker: TSX:TCL.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental creates marketing products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. The Corporation is the largest printer in Canada and the third-largest in North America.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$2,119.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$323.15
EBIT ($mm)
$175.88
Net Income ($mm)
$94.82
Employees
8000
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Ticker: EBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ennis, Inc.
Ennis, Inc.
Ennis, Inc. has primarily engaged in the production and sale of business forms and other business products. The Company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$415.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$67.54
EBIT ($mm)
$50.42
Net Income ($mm)
$37.82
Employees
2470
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Ticker: GB:SIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kin + Carta
Kin + Carta
Based in London, Kin + Carta is a consulting firm that creates products, platforms, and experiences that make the world work. By seamlessly integrating strategic consulting, software engineering, and data expertise, Kin + Carta helps global enterprise clients succeed.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$186.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.83
EBIT ($mm)
$3.47
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1193
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Ticker: DLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,790.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$296.61
EBIT ($mm)
$224.47
Net Income ($mm)
$8.81
Employees
6123
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,433.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,236.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$14,780.48
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,531.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,374.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,892.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,845.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,788.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,850.95
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$322.80
Employees
1364
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$421.45
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint
UK-based Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group, providing private equity and private debt lending solutions to the middle market. Bridgepoint focuses on acquiring or investing in businesses with strong market positions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$353.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$136.39
EBIT ($mm)
$128.50
Net Income ($mm)
$75.95
Employees
340
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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