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closed 7/20/2016 via PR Web

The Riverside Company, acquired N2Y

synopsis: n2y LLC, a leading developer of education curricula and teaching materials for K-12 students with special needs, has been sold to The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm. Based in Huron, Ohio, n2y offers its products to teachers and school administrators through a cloud-based subscription platform.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 430 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 80 companies. "
target: N2Y
n2y is a leading developer of special education curriculum and special education materials that serve teachers, speech pathologists, assistive technology professionals and others as a resource to help children with special needs to learn through engagement.
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closed 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired N2Y

synopsis: n2y LLC, a leading provider of software, curriculum and tools to the K-12 special education market, was acquired by Providence Equity Partners, a premier private equity firm that specializes in the media, communications, education and information industries.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with over $45 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing with the vision that a dedicated team of industry experts could build exceptional companies of enduring value. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: N2Y
n2y seamlessly delivers a complete instructional program tailored to help individuals with unique learning needs access the general education curriculum. It frees educators to empower learning with standards-based academic content, data collection, learning games and a classroom management resource.
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closed 2/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Vector Solutions, acquired Scenario Learning, LLC

synopsis: Scenario Learning, LLC, the developers of the SafeSchools, SafeColleges, SafePersonnel and Exceptional Child brands, announces that the company has been acquired by Vector Solutions, a long-time leader in online continuing education and performance solutions for a broad range of industries.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions is a leader in online continuing education and performance solutions for a broad range of industries including AEC, architecture, and IT. Through its brands RedVector, TargetSolutions and LearnSmart, Vector offers targeted course libraries and learning and performance platforms. "
target: Scenario Learning, LLC
Scenario Learning is the developer of safety and compliance solutions, SafeSchools, SafeColleges, SafePersonnel and Exceptional Child brands, for schools and workplaces. Their online solutions include staff and student training, bullying/incident reporting, and special ed professional development.
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closed 5/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

K12, Inc., acquired LTS Education Systems

synopsis: LTS Education Systems, a company that has spent more than 10 years developing and delivering the most effective and engaging online educational programs on the market, has been acquired by K12, Inc., America’s largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for students in kindergarten through high school.
buyer: K12, Inc. (LRN:$888.17)
K12 Inc., a technology-based education company, is America’s largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for students in kindergarten through high school. "
target: LTS Education Systems
LTS Education Systems has spent more than 10 years developing and delivering the most effective and engaging online educational programs on the market. LTS believes that educational solutions for today's youth must include tools and resources designed to differentiate learning for diverse learners.
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closed 8/12/2020 via PR Newswire

K1 Investment Management, acquired Rethink First

synopsis: Rethink First, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions, assessments, and clinical best practice content for supporting individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities, has received a strategic investment from K1 Investment Management, LLC, a leading investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies.
buyer: K1 Investment Management
K1 builds category leading enterprise software companies. As a global investment firm, K1 assists high-growth businesses to achieve successful outcomes, and invests alongside strong management teams that continue to guide their organizations on a day-to-day basis. "
target: Rethink First
Rethink is a global health technology company providing cloud-based treatment tools, training and clinical supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their caregivers. Rethink’s clients include leading organizations in behavioral health, employee benefits and education.
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closed 8/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

RISE, Inc., acquired MySupport Inc.

synopsis: MySupport Inc. and RISE Services are pleased to announce that the MySupport technology platform has been acquired by RISE Services. MySupport is an online matching services registry that helps people with disabilities, older adults and families find the workers that best match their needs through the use of an algorithm.
buyer: RISE, Inc.
RISE is an innovative human services network originally established in 1987 for the purpose of moving individuals in institutions into family settings. Since that time, services have grown to support children, adults, and families with a variety of needs across multiples states. "
target: MySupport Inc.
MySupport was founded in 2014 by Ari Ne’eman, Nelson Chu, Ryan Easterly, and Joseph White as a first-of-its-kind online matching services registry that helps people with disabilities, older adults and families find the workers that best match their needs through the use of an algorithm.
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closed 3/25/2020 via PR Web

RBmedia, acquired Potomac Talking Book Services

synopsis: RBmedia, a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology, announced the acquisition of Potomac Talking Book Services (PTBS), an audiobook production organization specializing in services for the blind and anyone with a disability that prevents them from reading.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: RBmedia
RBmedia is a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology. RBmedia produces exclusive titles and delivers digital content through its platforms, including audiobooks, streaming video, educational courses, entertainment titles, and much more. "
target: Potomac Talking Book Services
Potomac Talking Book Services (PTBS) is an audio production organization based in Rockville, MD. Founded in 1983, PTBS specializes in services for the blind and anyone with a disability that prevents them from reading.
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announced 3/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Sivantos Group, will acquire audibene GmbH

synopsis: Sivantos Group announced that it will acquire audibene GmbH, the largest internet portal for independent hearing care case management and hearing aid purchasing in Europe. audibene’s multi-vendor platform attracts new hearing aid customers into the world of hearing aids and drives incremental business for hearing healthcare providers.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Sivantos Group
Sivantos Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hearing instruments. Sivantos’ international sales organization supplies products to hearing aid specialists and sales organizations in more than 120 countries. "
target: audibene GmbH
audibene is the global leader in online hearing care. The company uses the power of the internet to deliver high-quality hearing care to first-time customers. Together with a network of more than 800 audiology partners it currently serves customers in Germany, Netherland and Switzerland.
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closed 9/9/2010 via PR Newswire

Measured Progress, acquired Nimble Assessment Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Measured Progress has purchased Nimble Assessment Systems, a firm that specializes in computer-based testing with an emphasis on accessibility for students with disabilities and special needs. Nimble's products help the many students who need classroom accommodations, such as having texts read aloud to them or having text magnified.
buyer: Measured Progress
Measured Progress is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to student learning and improving instruction in the standards-based classroom. The organization develops state- and district-level assessments and is a provider of alternate assessment for students with cognitive disabilities. "
target: Nimble Assessment Systems, Inc.
Nimble Assessment Systems, Inc. specializes in computer-based testing, with an emphasis on accessible assessment for all students, particularly those with disabilities and special needs. Nimble employs highly accessible computer-based test administration and data collection tools.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Adonis Group, acquired Editions SED

synopsis: The ADONIS EDUCATION group, which brings together Private Higher Education Establishments, announced the acquisition of Sed editions, specializing in the publication of educational tools for schools nursery and elementary schools and special education.
buyer: Adonis Group
The Adonis Education group is a network of private higher education establishments. Present in 10 cities in France, Adonis Education offers face-to-face and distance education, with a range of training courses divided into 4 brands: Adonis, IESCA, Rose Carmin and AJYLE. "
target: Editions SED
Editions Sed, based in France, specializes in the publication of educational tools for schools nursery, elementary schools and special education networks. Their collaboration with the world of education has enabled them to develop numerous collections recognized for their educational qualities.
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closed 7/1/2020 via PR Newswire

TN Marketing, acquired Bluprint

synopsis: TN Marketing, a Minneapolis-based global online video subscription and streaming business focused on creating communities by engaging people with their passions, has acquired assets of Bluprint from NBCUniversal.  Bluprint is a subscription video on demand service featuring online courses of video content surrounding crafts and hobbies.
buyer: TN Marketing
TN Marketing is a global online video subscription and streaming business focused on creating communities by engaging people with their passions. Its how-to instructional content is centered around lifelong hobbies and reaches members in more than 150 countries. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Bluprint
Bluprint is a subscription video on demand service featuring online courses and other forms of video content surrounding crafts, hobbies and lifestyle topics that was launched as Craftsy in 2011.
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closed 3/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

fabfab GmbH, acquired Makerist GmbH

synopsis: fabfab, Europe’s leading Do It Yourself (DIY) online shop, has acquired Makerist, a leading DIY and handicraft platform in Europe. Makerist teaches people how to sew, knit, crochet, and more through their video classes and tutorials. Their platform offers a large selection of PDF patterns from a network of independent pattern designers.
buyer: fabfab GmbH
fabfab is Europe’s leading Do It Yourself (DIY) online shop. fabfab offers around 15,000 fabrics and a large selection of sewing accessories, wool and DIY materials. The company operates 12 online shops all over Europe. Their brands include stoffe.de, myfabrics.co.uk, telas.es, and more. "
target: Makerist GmbH
Makerist is a leading DIY and handicraft platform in Europe. Makerist teaches people how to sew, knit, crochet, and more through their video classes and tutorials. Their platform offers a large selection of PDF patterns from a network of independent pattern designers.
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announced 8/16/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Graph Blockchain Inc., will acquire Cyberanking Ltd.

synopsis: Graph Blockchain, a Canadian blockchain solutions company whose enterprise platforms provide solutions for data management, business intelligence and data analytics, will acquire Cyberanking, an online coaching platform that provides game, fitness and psychological training for gamers.
buyer: Graph Blockchain Inc. (CNSX:GBLC:$0.02)
Graph Blockchain is a Canadian blockchain solutions company. Their enterprise platforms provide solutions for data management, business intelligence and data analytics, by delivering unparalleled processing speed and uncompromising performance quality for corporations and government agencies. "
target: Cyberanking Ltd.
Cyberanking is an online coaching platform that provides game, fitness and psychological training for gamers who want to become better players and improve their quality of life and overall wellbeing while doing what they love the most: playing games.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

SeverGroup, acquired GetLean

synopsis: Severgroup, a Russian private investment company, has acquired GetLean, a Moscow-based startup providing courses for healthier food and lifestyle. GetLean offers an online science-based 12 week program that helps people lose weight and live healthier lives. GetLean helps people to make balanced meals and to cope with stress and overeating.
buyer: SeverGroup
SeverGroup is a Russian private investment company founded in 1993 and includes ZAO "Severgroup" and OOO "Capital". The Group makes long-term investments and manages the assets in behalf of Alexey Mordashov. "
target: GetLean
GetLean is a Moscow-based startup that provides courses for healthier food and lifestyle. GetLean offers an online science-based 12 week program that helps people lose weight and live healthier lives. GetLean helps people to make balanced meals and to cope with stress and overeating.
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announced 4/11/2017 via

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, will acquire Creativebug

synopsis: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the nation’s leading fabric and craft specialty retailer, announced that it has acquired Creativebug, LLC, a leading content provider of inspirational and educational videos on a wide range of topics in the arts and crafts sector.
buyer: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores (JAS:$1,990.70)
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the nation’s leading fabric and craft retailer with locations in 49 states, was founded in 1943 as a single retail store. Approximately 860 Jo-Ann stores across the country provide consumers all the fabrics, craft supplies and inspiration they need. "
target: Creativebug
Creativebug is an online learning community for DIY crafters, producing award-winning inspirational and educational videos. Founded in 2012, Creativebug is known for its all-star lineup of instructors and video classes that walk you through creative projects from start to finish.
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closed 7/14/2014 via Company Press Release

Otter Media, acquired Creativebug

synopsis: Otter Media, the newly-named venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group, has acquired Creativebug, Inc., one of the leading go-to sources for high-quality online video arts and crafts instruction, from Demand Media.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Otter Media
Otter Media is a joint venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group. One of the strategic focuses of the venture is to invest in and build advertising and OTT video services for targeted audiences. "
target parent: Demand Media, Inc.
target: Creativebug
Based in San Francisco, Creativebug is the go-to source for online video art and craft workshops featuring some of the most well-respected designers in the craft word.
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closed 3/19/2013 via BusinessWire

Demand Media, Inc., acquired Creativebug

synopsis: Demand Media announced the acquisition of Creativebug, the go-to source for high-quality, online video art and craft instruction. Creativebug’s network of exceptional designers and library of educational videos complements the crafts-related content on Demand Media’s eHow web property.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (LFGR:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a leading digital media and domain services company that informs and entertains one of the internet’s largest audiences, helps advertisers find innovative ways to engage with their customers and enables publishers, individuals and businesses to expand their online presence. "
target: Creativebug
Based in San Francisco, Creativebug is the go-to source for online video art and craft workshops featuring some of the most well-respected designers in the craft word.
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closed 8/8/2012 via PR Newswire

macProVideo.com, acquired AskVideo.com

synopsis: macProVideo.com announced the purchase of online software training website, AskVideo.com. The deal includes AskVideo.com's full catalogue, brand, and other operational assets. AskVideo.com is an online education community for both Windows and Mac users, training on the world's leading creative software and applications.
buyer parent: NonLinear Educating Inc.
buyer: macProVideo.com
macProVideo.com was founded in February of 2005 to produce and distribute online training for Apple software applications like Logic, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, and GarageBand. The company's library quickly expanded to include training for over 40 different software applications. "
target: AskVideo.com
AskVideo.com is an online education community for both Windows and Mac users, training on the world's leading creative software and applications. Their course library includes videos on Adobe CS, Logic Pro, Final Cut Studio, InDesign and more.
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closed 3/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Edwin merged with MyBuddyAI,

synopsis: Edwin, an AI-powered service for learning English as a foreign language, has merged with MyBuddy.ai, an educational voice technology company. The combined company will double down on its mobile app Buddy, the voice-based English tutor for kids, organically combining solutions developed by MyBuddy.ai and Edwin.
buyer: MyBuddyAI
MyBuddy.ai is a voice-based AI English tutor that lets children practice their spoken English by conversing with a virtual AI-powered cartoon character in a mobile app. With its speech technology and adaptive learning, Buddy makes speaking practice affordable for children around the globe. "
target: Edwin
Edwin is an AI-powered service for learning English as a foreign language. It combines the latest adaptive learning and Natural Language Understanding technology with pedagogical content as well as on-demand human instructors to offer its students affordable, personalized, 1:1 learning.
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closed 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired N2Y

synopsis: n2y LLC, a leading provider of software, curriculum and tools to the K-12 special education market, was acquired by Providence Equity Partners, a premier private equity firm that specializes in the media, communications, education and information industries.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with over $45 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing with the vision that a dedicated team of industry experts could build exceptional companies of enduring value. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: N2Y
n2y seamlessly delivers a complete instructional program tailored to help individuals with unique learning needs access the general education curriculum. It frees educators to empower learning with standards-based academic content, data collection, learning games and a classroom management resource.
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closed 7/20/2016 via PR Web

The Riverside Company, acquired N2Y

synopsis: n2y LLC, a leading developer of education curricula and teaching materials for K-12 students with special needs, has been sold to The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm. Based in Huron, Ohio, n2y offers its products to teachers and school administrators through a cloud-based subscription platform.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 430 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 80 companies. "
target: N2Y
n2y is a leading developer of special education curriculum and special education materials that serve teachers, speech pathologists, assistive technology professionals and others as a resource to help children with special needs to learn through engagement.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

GermanPersonnel, acquired Evint

synopsis: GermanPersonnel, a leading provider of recruitment solutions in Germany, has acquired Evint, a workforce management software provider in Germany. Evint offers a cloud-based solution for workforce management, vendor integration, accounting and more. Their software enables businesses to efficiently manage their talent and optimize schedules.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: GermanPersonnel
Munich-based e-recruiting technology company GermanPersonnel is a leading SaaS vendor for data-driven programmatic recruitment solutions focused on enterprise as well as medium-sized customers with high volume recruiting needs. "
target: Evint
Evint is a workforce management software provider in Germany. Evint offers a cloud-based solution for workforce management, vendor integration, accounting and more. Their innovative software enables businesses to efficiently manage their talent and optimize schedules.
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closed 9/11/2020 via PR Web

Red Nucleus Solutions LLC, acquired Life Science Training Institute

synopsis: Red Nucleus, a premier provider of learning, performance, and process solutions for the life sciences industry, announced that it has acquired Life Science Training Institute (“LSTI”), a leading provider of live instruction, on-demand, and custom compliance training courses for the pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech industries.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Red Nucleus Solutions LLC
Red Nucleus offers full-service design, development, and management of learning and regulatory solutions. The company’s learning division designs and develops training content and technology to efficiently convey strategy and information to global sales teams, medical liaisons, and others. "
target: Life Science Training Institute
Life Science Training Institute (“LSTI”) is a leading provider of live instruction, on-demand, and custom compliance training courses for the pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech industries. LSTI has an online subscription library of over 200 courses and unique custom training solutions.
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closed 3/25/2020 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Red Nucleus Solutions LLC

synopsis: The Riverside Company has acquired Red Nucleus Enterprises, LLC, a company that offers learning and compliance services to customers in the global life sciences industry. Red Nucleus's learning business designs and develops training content that includes e-learning modules, mobile apps, virtual training, workshops, games, and printed materials.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Riverside has invested in more than 560 transactions and it's international portfolio includes more than 80 companies. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: Red Nucleus Solutions LLC
Red Nucleus offers full-service design, development, and management of learning and regulatory solutions. The company’s learning division designs and develops training content and technology to efficiently convey strategy and information to global sales teams, medical liaisons, and others.
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closed 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired N2Y

synopsis: n2y LLC, a leading provider of software, curriculum and tools to the K-12 special education market, was acquired by Providence Equity Partners, a premier private equity firm that specializes in the media, communications, education and information industries.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with over $45 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing with the vision that a dedicated team of industry experts could build exceptional companies of enduring value. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: N2Y
n2y seamlessly delivers a complete instructional program tailored to help individuals with unique learning needs access the general education curriculum. It frees educators to empower learning with standards-based academic content, data collection, learning games and a classroom management resource.
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closed 11/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Fortive Corporation, acquired Censis Technologies

synopsis: Censis has been acquired by Fortive Corporation, a diversified industrial growth company comprised of Professional Instrumentation and Industrial Technologies businesses. Censis Technologies, based in Franklin, Tennessee, is the leader in surgical instrument and asset management software.
buyer: Fortive Corporation (FTV:$7,075.10)
Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of Professional Instrumentation and Industrial Technologies businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Censis Technologies
Censis Technologies, based in Franklin, Tennessee, is the leader in surgical instrument and asset management software. Censis offers a range of solutions, including CensiTrac, which is a highly advanced, web-based software system focused on maximizing OR throughput and regulatory compliance.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

RockBridge Growth Equity, acquired ProSites, Inc.

synopsis: Rockbridge Growth Equity, a Detroit-based private equity firm, has acquired ProSites Inc., a provider of online marketing solutions, from The Riverside Co. in New York. Founded in 2003, ProSites serves more than 14,000 clients in the dental, medical, financial, and accounting practices.
buyer: RockBridge Growth Equity
Rockbridge Growth Equity is a Detroit-based private equity firm that helps exceptional companies accelerate growth and build long-term value for its stakeholders. The firm invests in the financial and business services, consumer-direct marketing, and sports, media & entertainment industries. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: ProSites, Inc.
Founded in 2003, ProSites serves more than 14,000 clients in the dental, medical, financial, and accounting practices. It specializes in web design and hosting, reputation management, search engine optimization, pay-per-click advertising, and practice communication software.
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closed 9/4/2019 via PE Hub

Waud Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Health & Safety Institute

synopsis: Waud Capital Partners has acquired Health & Safety Institute ("HSI"), a compliance and training technology platform that aims to help organizations create safer workplaces while reducing financial and reputational risk. HSI brands span emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more.
buyer: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
Based in Chicago, Waud Capital Partners is a leading growth-oriented private equity firm with total capital commitments of approximately $3.0 billion since its founding in 1993. Waud Capital builds market leading companies within two industries: healthcare services and business/technology services. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Health & Safety Institute
Health & Safety Institute is a compliance and training technology platform that aims to help organizations create safer workplaces while reducing financial and reputational risk. HSI brands span emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

GermanPersonnel, acquired Compana Software GmbH

synopsis: The Riverside Co. has acquired Compana, a German provider of recruitment software geared toward the temporary staffing sector, as an add-on to fellow e-recruiter GermanPersonnel. Compana focuses on software solutions for the HR industry and is one of the pioneers in this market.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: GermanPersonnel
Munich-based e-recruiting technology company GermanPersonnel is a leading SaaS vendor for data-driven programmatic recruitment solutions focused on enterprise as well as medium-sized customers with high volume recruiting needs. "
target: Compana Software GmbH
Compana focuses on software solutions for the HR industry and is one of the pioneers in this market. For more than ten years, the company has been dealing with the topic of applicant management.
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closed 6/6/2019 via BusinessWire

HemaTerra Technologies, acquired Champion Healthcare Technologies

synopsis: Jump Capital has sold its portfolio company, Champion Healthcare Technologies, a SaaS provider for hospitals to track and manage tissue and implantable devices throughout their chain of custody, to HemaTerra Technologies, a blood collection software provider owned by The Riverside Company.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: HemaTerra Technologies
HemaTerra Technologies is a provider of software-as-a-service solutions for blood collection and plasma donation centers and hospitals. HemaTerra offers solutions for donor recruitment and management, inventory management, product quality management, and equipment maintenance. "
target parent: Jump Capital
target: Champion Healthcare Technologies
Champion Healthcare Technologies is a software-as-a-service provider for hospitals to track and manage tissue and implantable devices throughout their chain of custody to enable regulatory compliance, improve patient safety, and increase cost savings by optimizing device utilization.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, acquired HemaTerra Technologies

synopsis: The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm, has acquired HemaTerra Technologies, a provider of software-as-a-service solutions for blood collection and plasma donation centers and hospitals. HemaTerra offers solutions for donor recruitment and management, inventory management, product quality management, and equipment maintenance.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 560 transactions. "
target: HemaTerra Technologies
HemaTerra Technologies is a provider of software-as-a-service solutions for blood collection and plasma donation centers and hospitals. HemaTerra offers solutions for donor recruitment and management, inventory management, product quality management, and equipment maintenance.
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closed 2/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Praetorian Digital, Inc. merged with Lexipol,

synopsis: Lexipol and Praetorian Digital, leaders in the public safety industry, announced the merger of the two companies to offer a single, comprehensive platform addressing critical education, training and policy needs among public safety and local government agencies.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Lexipol
Lexipol is a provider of policy management and training platforms for public safety organizations. Based in Aliso Viejo, California, Lexipol delivers its market-leading policy content through a full-featured, SaaS-based platform. "
target: Praetorian Digital, Inc.
Praetorian Digital is the leading digital media company in the public safety and local government market. Praetorian owns and operates websites providing resources ranging from accredited online training to grant funding assistance, such as PoliceOne.com and FireRescue1.com.
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Health & Safety Institute, acquired EMS Safety Services

synopsis: Health & Safety Institute (HSI), a leader in Environmental Health and Safety software, training and compliance services, announced it has acquired EMS Safety Services Inc., a growing provider of First Aid and CPR training.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Health & Safety Institute
The Health & Safety Institute is a family of respected brands in the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) space. Its brands span the broad range of needs in EHS - from emergency care training; to workplace safety training; to the management of chemical inventories through software tools. "
target: EMS Safety Services
EMS Safety Services strives to improve the health and safety of the general public at work, school, and home by being a resource for critical information, skills training, and supplies. They provide a online store for health and safety supplies and provide a turnkey solution for safety training.
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closed 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mintra Group, acquired Atlas Knowledge

synopsis: The HR, competence and training specialist Mintra Group has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge. Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Mintra Group
MINTRA GROUP is a leading global partner for companies within oil and gas, maritime, construction and renewables looking to achieve cost effective management of HR, competence and training. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Atlas Knowledge
Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide. Atlas has served the learning and compliance needs of standards bodies, regulators and more than 1,700 corporate customers, including 6 of the top 10 largest energy companies in the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 10/17/2018 via PR Web

Censis Technologies, acquired Applied Logic, Inc.

synopsis: Censis Technologies, the leader in surgical inventory management software, has acquired Applied Logic, a surgical tracking software company. Applied Logic's web-based products assist with sterile processing department (SPD) workflows, tracking surgical inventory, predicting staff scheduling and alerting staff to issues.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Censis Technologies
Censis Technologies is the leader in surgical inventory management software. Their CensiTrac software is an advanced, web-based surgical inventory management system that focuses on enhancing patient safety, efficiency, and regulatory compliance. "
target: Applied Logic, Inc.
Founded in 1998, Applied Logic is a surgical tracking software company. Their web-based products assist with sterile processing department (SPD) workflows, tracking surgical inventory, predicting staff scheduling and alerting staff to issues.
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closed 10/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

ARCOS, Inc., acquired RosterApps

synopsis: ARCOS, the North American leader in delivering Resource Management SaaS solutions to the utility industry, has acquired Des Moines, Iowa-based Sciengistics, Inc., doing business as RosterApps, a provider of airline ground crew scheduling software.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: ARCOS, Inc.
ARCOS is the North American leader in delivering Resource Management SaaS solutions to the utility industry. ARCOS automates crew assembly and resource management daily and during emergencies, ultimately helping to restore energy faster, yet safely, to communities. "
target: RosterApps
RosterApps provides a SaaS scheduling solution for ground personnel supporting commercial and passenger airlines. The company’s clients include passenger airlines such as Jet Blue, Southwest Airlines, and United as well as ground handling contractors for the industry.
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closed 8/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Intertek Group plc, acquired Alchemy Systems LP

synopsis: Alchemy Systems, a global leader in frontline workforce training and communications, announced that Intertek Group plc, the Total Quality Assurance provider to a range of industries world-wide, has acquired Alchemy from The Riverside Company.
buyer: Intertek Group plc (LSE:ITRK:$3,555.52)
Based in London, Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Their network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for their customers’ operations and supply chains. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Alchemy Systems LP
Alchemy is the global leader in innovative solutions that help companies train and engage with their workforces. More than 3 million frontline workers at 50,000 locations use Alchemy’s tailored learning, communications, and performance programs.
price ($mm)
$480
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closed 5/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, acquired GermanPersonnel

synopsis: GermanPersonnel (GP) has agreed to sell a majority stake to The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm focused on making investments in growth companies. GP is a leading SaaS vendor for data-driven programmatic recruitment solutions focused on enterprise as well as medium-sized customers with high volume recruiting needs.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 520 transactions. "
target: GermanPersonnel
Munich-based e-recruiting technology company GermanPersonnel is a leading SaaS vendor for data-driven programmatic recruitment solutions focused on enterprise as well as medium-sized customers with high volume recruiting needs.
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closed 5/14/2018 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Spirion

synopsis: Inverness Graham, a private investment firm based in suburban Philadelphia, is pleased to announce the sale of Spirion LLC, a leading provider of enterprise data management security software, to the Riverside Company.  Spirion helps customers reduce their sensitive data footprint and minimize risks of cyber-attacks.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 520 transactions. "
target parent: Inverness Graham Investments
target: Spirion
Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) is the leading provider of enterprise data management software to help businesses reduce their sensitive data footprint and proactively minimize the risks, costs and reputational damage of successful cyberattacks.
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closed 3/7/2018 via PR Web

Health & Safety Institute, acquired Vivid Learning Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Health & Safety Institute, the leader in Environmental Health and Safety software and compliance services, announced it has acquired Vivid Learning Systems, one of the nation's fastest-growing providers of online safety training. Vivid's online safety courses promote engagement that creates lasting memorability, influencing safe working behaviors.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Health & Safety Institute
The Health & Safety Institute is a family of respected brands in the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) space. Its brands span the broad range of needs in EHS - from emergency care training; to workplace safety training; to the management of chemical inventories through software tools. "
target: Vivid Learning Systems, Inc.
Vivid Learning Systems makes life easier for safety professionals. Vivid creates online safety training for a safer, smarter workforce. Vivid's online safety courses promote engagement that creates lasting memorability, influencing safe working behaviors.
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closed 2/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Stone Point Capital, LLC, acquired Grace Hill

synopsis: Grace Hill, the leading provider of online training courseware, administration and mystery shopping for the multifamily property management industry, was acquired by funds managed by Stone Point Capital LLC. For more than 20 years, Grace Hill has helped people, teams and companies in the multifamily industry improve performance and reduce risk.
buyer: Stone Point Capital, LLC
Stone Point is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut. The firm has raised and managed seven private equity funds - the Trident Funds - with aggregate committed capital of approximately $19 billion. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Grace Hill
Grace Hill develops best-in-class online training courseware and administration solely for the property management industry. For more than 20 years, Grace Hill has helped people, teams and companies in the multifamily industry improve performance and reduce risk.
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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 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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 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 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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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 $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
price ($mm)
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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 $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

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

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

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

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
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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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rev ($mm)
$1,614.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$48.60
EBIT ($mm)
($14.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,537.25
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,307.71
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$199.44
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,081.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$857.00
EBIT ($mm)
$822.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,277.00
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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$670.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$215.55
EBIT ($mm)
$199.55
Net Income ($mm)
$178.52
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: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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