Like Granicus, Inc.

announced 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Granicus, Inc.

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners has snapped up another Denver technology company. Granicus, which offers cloud-based software for government users, agreed to sell the majority of itself to Vista, the private equity firm that recently acquired Ping Identity, a Denver security firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With over $25 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams looking to reach their full potential. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management, LLC
target: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus, Inc. is the leading government cloud computing provider for transparency, efficiency, and citizen participation. It offers the first cloud platform and product suites designed specifically to help government agencies establish meaningful connections with citizens.
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announced 4/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

CitySourced will be merged with Rock Solid Technologies,

synopsis: Rock Solid Technologies, a public sector-focused software and IT services company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with CitySourced, a real-time mobile civic engagement tool.
buyer: Rock Solid Technologies
Rock Solid Technologies is a software products research and development company. Since the beginning they have distinguished themselves by the development of high quality software solutions for public and private sectors customers. "
target: CitySourced
CitySourced is a real-time mobile civic engagement tool. They provide a free, simple, and intuitive tool empowering citizens to identify civil issues and report them to city hall for quick resolution; an opportunity for government to use technology to save money and improve accountability.
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closed 5/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

IBI Group Inc., acquired GreenOwl Mobile

synopsis: IBI Group, a global design and technology firm, announced that it has completed the asset purchase of Ontario-based GreenOwl Mobile, including all intellectual property. GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for the public sector.
buyer: IBI Group Inc. (TSX:IBG:$349.75)
IBI Group Inc. is a globally integrated architecture, planning, engineering, and technology firm with over 2,700 professionals around the world. "
target: GreenOwl Mobile
Founded in 2010, GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for transportation authorities, cities, municipalities, and private media corporations.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

CivicPlus, acquired SeeClickFix

synopsis: CivicPlus has added another competitor to its ever-expanding suite of integrated communications software in SeeClickFix, a tool that has offered citizens ways to use mobile devices to report issues à la 311. SeeClickFix is an online and mobile tool that allows citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in the public space.
buyer: CivicPlus
By combining intuitive technology with a wealth of knowledge about local government, CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help our clients do more with less. CivicPlus has partnered with over 2000 local governments to streamline their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: SeeClickFix
SeeClickFix is an online and mobile tool that allows citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in the public space. Issues that are reported through the website are recorded on a map for everyone to see and interact with.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Web

CivicPlus, acquired Virtual Towns & Schools

synopsis: CivicPlus, the nation’s leader in integrated technology for local government, has announced it has acquired Virtual Towns & Schools and its Drupal-based content management system (CMS). The addition will allow CivicPlus to offer a CivicCMS product solution that will expand its product portfolio & strengthen its ability to provide a right-sized CMS.
buyer: CivicPlus
CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help clients do more with less. Through the power of their product suites, they have partnered with over 2000 local governments, streamlining their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: Virtual Towns & Schools
Virtual Towns & Schools (VTS) offers a Drupal®-based content management system (CMS). VTS is the largest provider of government websites in the Northeast U.S., and in total, support 450+ municipal and K-12 clients in 15 States.
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closed 1/5/2012 via GlobeNewswire

GovDelivery, Inc., acquired GovInteract

synopsis: GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based GovInteract, an emerging leader in complete Web solutions, including multi-channel emergency communication, for the public sector.
buyer parent: ICG Group, Inc.
buyer: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, helps government maximize direct connections with the public while reducing communications cost. More than 450 government organizations worldwide use GovDelivery. "
target: GovInteract
GovInteract is a proven leader in offering a broad, single-platform, Web solution that links all the services a local government provides and connects those services directly to local residents and citizens.
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closed 4/4/2012 via PR Newswire

DirectImpact, acquired Crowdverb

synopsis: Direct Impact, a leading grassroots advocacy firm that manages communications campaigns on behalf of some of the world's largest corporations and trade associations, announced its acquisition of Crowdverb, a digital management and advocacy firm based in Seattle, Washington.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: DirectImpact
Direct Impact is a premier grassroots public affairs, public education and corporate reputation firm, offering a complete range of services essential to conducting successful grassroots outreach and education, public relations, coalition development and community mobilization. "
target: Crowdverb
Crowdverb's Modern Mobilization™ approach uses a social web technology platform and tool set to build permanent online communities on behalf of clients. Communities can be mobilized instantly and effectively to impact issues and legislation, manage reputations and promote products.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Vigilant Solutions, acquired Shotcaller Global Inc.

synopsis: Vigilant Solutions, a global machine vision and data analytics company, has acquired the assets of ShotCaller Global Inc., developer of GunOps and DNAOps investigative solutions for law enforcement. GunOps and DNAOps are web-based interactive investigation tools.
buyer: Vigilant Solutions
Vigilant Solutions’ technology helps law enforcement solve crimes faster to keep officers and communities safe. Vigilant Solutions provides license plate recognition, facial recognition and ballistic analysis to deliver intelligence to agencies across the globe. "
target: Shotcaller Global Inc.
Shotcaller Global Inc. is a small but agile group of business, law enforcement and technical experts delivering a field proven and robust GunOps™ cloud-based web solution, located in Anaheim, California.
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closed 6/8/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Advanced Public Safety, Inc.

synopsis: Aptean, a leading provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Advanced Public Safety Inc. (APS), a business of Trimble, which provides software solutions that increase safety and productivity for law enforcement and public safety agencies across the United States.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a provider of industry-focused mission critical enterprise software solutions. They build and acquire solutions to support the evolving operational needs of their customers. Their solutions help nearly 5,000 organizations by satisfying their customers and continuing to operate efficiently."
target parent: Trimble
target: Advanced Public Safety, Inc.
Advanced Public Safety, doing business as Trimble Public Safety, provides automated mobile solutions to public safety agencies to address the administrative challenges of issuing traffic citations and accident reports. Their flagship product, Virtual Partner 2.0, is delivered as a SaaS offering.
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closed 1/4/2006 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired Advanced Public Safety, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately held Advanced Public Safety, Inc. of Deerfield Beach, Florida, in an all-cash transaction. APS is a leading software development company that creates mobile and handheld software products used by law enforcement, fire-rescue and other public safety agencies.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. "
target: Advanced Public Safety, Inc.
Advanced Public Safety, Inc is a leading software development company creating innovative technology solutions specifically designed for the public safety industry. APS was founded by Jeff Rubenstein, an auxiliary police officer with the Delray Beach Police Department in Delray Beach, Florida.
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closed 4/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Omnigo Software, acquired QueTel Corporation

synopsis: Omnigo Software, a leading provider of public safety, incident, and security management solutions, has acquired QueTel Corporation, a company that offers software that tracks and manages uniquely numbered items — serialized equipment, physical evidence, digital files, documents, and people — for law enforcement business operations.
buyer: Omnigo Software
Omnigo Software is the leading provider of public safety, incident and security management solutions for law enforcement, education, healthcare and other enterprises, offering easy-to-use and flexible applications that provide actionable insight for making more informed decisions. "
target: QueTel Corporation
QueTel’s offers software that tracks and manages uniquely numbered items — serialized equipment, physical evidence, digital files, documents, and people — for law enforcement business operations.
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closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Petards Group plc, acquired QRO Solutions Limited

synopsis: Petards, the AIM quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QRO Solutions Limited. QRO provides end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces.
buyer: Petards Group plc (AIM:PEG:$21.05)
Petards Group plc (Petards) is a supplier of products to OEMs, system integrators and end-users in the rail, security and defense markets in refurbishment and retrofit applications. "
target: QRO Solutions Limited
QRO was established over 15 years ago as a private business based in Northamptonshire providing end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces and to integrators serving the police and security markets.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired VaaS International Holdings

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired VaaS International Holdings, Inc. (VaaS), the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,643.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: VaaS International Holdings
VaaS (Video Analysis as a Service) International Holdings, Inc. is the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
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closed 3/3/2014 via PR Newswire

SECURUS Technologies, Inc., acquired Telerus

synopsis: Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of inmate communications services, announced the acquisition of Telerus, the leading provider of sophisticated automated interactive voice response systems to the corrections sector throughout the United States.
buyer parent: Castle Harlan Inc.
buyer: SECURUS Technologies, Inc.
Securus Technologies, Inc. is one of the largest providers of detainee communications and information management solutions, serving approximately 2,200 correctional facilities and more than 850,000 inmates nationwide. "
target: Telerus
Telerus provides sophisticated automated interactive voice response systems to the corrections sector throughout the United States. Telerus is the market leader in corrections – having the largest base of corrections customers that use IVR services in North America.
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closed 6/4/2014 via PR Web

Accela, Inc., acquired IQM2

synopsis: Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired IQM2, a provider of legislative solutions to more than 250 customers in the United States. IQM2’s complete cloud solution unifies the entire experience of preparing, deciding and sharing the results and content of public meetings online.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela’s Civic Cloud includes a complete platform, both packaged and tailored solutions and cloud-based, office, mobile and social applications to support government agency, business and citizen needs. "
target: IQM2
IQM2 is the market leader in furnishing end-to-end public sector meeting software solutions through their award-winning Open Meeting Management and Citizen Awareness Platform consisting of MinuteTraq, MediaTraq, and E-Boardroom.
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closed 6/8/2016 via Company Press Release

Roxit B.V., acquired Crotec BV

synopsis: The Roxit Group has added Crotec to its portfolio. Merging the companies is a strategic choice of Roxit Group to strengthen its position in the field of Spatial Planning and the Geo-field. Crotec is a IT company with geospatial solutions and services enabling and driving business processes to support and manage the entire workflow.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: Roxit B.V.
Roxit produces and delivers software and services for information management to authorities in the fields of the area domain. Clients are mainly from the public sector and consist of environment services, provinces, municipalities, environmental services and water management. "
target: Crotec BV
Crotec is a IT company with geospatial solutions and services enabling and driving business processes to support and manage the entire workflow from data-creation, -exchange, -management, (mobile) exploration, -analyses and -publishing.
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closed 6/12/2015 via PR Newswire

SunGard Public Sector, acquired CRW Systems, Inc.

synopsis: SunGard Public Sector announced that it has acquired San Diego based CRW Systems, Inc. ("CRW"). CRW is a leading developer of solutions that help local government agencies manage community development.
buyer parent: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
buyer: SunGard Public Sector
SunGard Public Sector products include public administration and public safety and justice software applications, as well as cloud-based services. "
target: CRW Systems, Inc.
CRW Systems, Inc. has been developing government software solutions to improve the way agencies do business. The TRAKiT e-government solution is their modular, integrated approach to local government software solutions.
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closed 4/24/2019 via AP - Associated Press

Hickok Incorporated, acquired Data Genomix Inc.

synopsis: Hickok Incorporated, a Cleveland-based holding company serving diverse markets, announced the acquisition of certain assets from Data Genomix Inc. based in Cleveland, Ohio. Data Genomix, is an award-winning software company that specializes in social media marketing applications for political, legal, and recruiting campaigns.
buyer: Hickok Incorporated (OTCPK:HICK.A:$66.38)
Hickok Incorporated is a publicly traded holding company serving diverse markets, including healthcare, education, aerospace, and petrochemical. "
target: Data Genomix Inc.
Data Genomix, is an award-winning software company that specializes in social media marketing applications for political, legal, and recruiting campaigns.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Neighborland, acquired IdeaMapr

synopsis: Neighborland is acquiring IdeaMapr, an online civic engagement platform funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. IdeaMapr is a simple tool to help local governments collaborate with their communities on civic decisions. IdeaMapr combines different methods of gathering feedback, such as surveys or maps or budgeting scenarios.
buyer: Neighborland
Neighborland is a communications platform (SaaS) that empowers civic organizations to collaborate with their stakeholders in an accessible, participatory, and equitable way. "
target: IdeaMapr
IdeaMapr is a simple tool to help local governments collaborate with their communities on civic decisions. IdeaMapr combines different methods of gathering feedback, such as surveys or maps or budgeting scenarios.
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closed 6/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Accela, Inc., acquired Envista Corporation

synopsis: Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired Envista, a Massachusetts-based provider of right-of-way management solutions that help more than 120 customers better manage more than 160,000 projects in the United States.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela’s Civic Cloud includes a complete platform, both packaged and tailored solutions and cloud-based, office, mobile and social applications to support government agency, business and citizen needs. "
target: Envista Corporation
Envista is an enterprise suite of dynamic map-based solutions delivered via the web, providing visibility and real-time insight into street projects and activities of all kinds that occur within the public right-of-way (ROW).
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closed 10/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Granicus, Inc., acquired Calytera

synopsis: Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services, has acquired Calytera, developer of the govtech platform Amanda. Calytera’s experience delivering global permitting, compliance and licensing automation, best practices, and workflows will expand Granicus’ digital service capabilities for the public sector.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus is a leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services. With cloud-based solutions for communications, government website design, online service delivery, records management, and more, Granicus empowers stronger relationships between government and citizens. "
target parent: BuildGroup
target: Calytera
Calytera helps governments build safe and prosperous communities with Amanda, the industry-leading govtech platform. Amanda is a secure, purpose-built enterprise platform that helps governments manage core operations, attract and manage growth, and provide efficient online services to citizens.
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closed 11/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Granicus, Inc., acquired Host Compliance

synopsis: Granicus has acquired Host Compliance, the premier short-term rental compliance SaaS provider delivering a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to help solve local and state governments’ short-term rental registration, compliance monitoring, tax collection, audit and enforcement challenges.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus connects governments with the people they serve by providing the first and only civic engagement platform for the public sector. Over 4,200 federal, state and local government agencies and more than 185 million citizen subscribers power an unmatched network. "
target: Host Compliance
Host Compliance is the premier short-term rental compliance SaaS provider delivering a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to help solve local and state governments’ short-term rental registration, compliance monitoring, tax collection, audit and enforcement challenges.
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closed 4/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Granicus, Inc., acquired Firmstep

synopsis: Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions and digital engagement services for the public sector, announced that it has acquired Firmstep, a London-based global leader specializing in government service transformation.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus connects governments with the people they serve by providing the first and only civic engagement platform for the public sector. Over 4,200 federal, state and local government agencies and more than 185 million citizen subscribers power an unmatched network. "
target: Firmstep
The Firmstep platform is one of the most widely used Customer Service solutions within the Public Sector. Firmstep has been implemented at over a third of UK local authorities to drive channel shift, create dramatic savings and provide excellent customer service.
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closed 11/21/2018 via Market Watch

Granicus, Inc., acquired SouthTech Systems

synopsis: Granicus announced it has acquired government records management and disclosure solution provider SouthTech Systems, combining one of the most full-featured, innovative digital records management solutions with Granicus' powerful suite of communications, website and meetings software.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus provides technology that empowers government organizations to create better lives for the people they serve. Granicus offers industry leading cloud-based solutions for communications, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to more than 3,000 public sector organizations. "
target: SouthTech Systems
SouthTech Systems is a Southern California-based software development company that designs products to meet the needs of public agencies. The ClerkDocs and RecorderWorks Suite equip Clerk and Recorder offices with cost-effective and scalable solutions and digitized document technology.
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announced 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Granicus, Inc., will acquire IQM2

synopsis: Granicus, the largest provider of cloud-based software solutions to government, announced that it will purchase the assets and operations of Accela’s Legislative Management business, previously known as IQM2. IQM2 is the market leader in furnishing end-to-end public sector meeting software solutions.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus provides technology that empowers government organizations to create better lives for the people they serve. Granicus offers industry leading cloud-based solutions for communications, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to more than 3,000 public sector organizations. "
target parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
target: IQM2
IQM2 is the market leader in furnishing end-to-end public sector meeting software solutions through their award-winning Open Meeting Management and Citizen Awareness Platform consisting of MinuteTraq, MediaTraq, and E-Boardroom.
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announced 2/15/2018 via PR Newswire

Granicus, Inc., will acquire Vision Technology Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Granicus will acquire Vision Technology Solutions, the premiere provider of website solutions for government organizations. Vision's flagship product, visionLive, is a subscription-based content management system and service plan that equips organizations with the technology, support, training and insights to keep websites relevant and effective.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus provides technology that empowers government organizations to create better lives for the people they serve. Granicus offers industry leading cloud-based solutions for communications, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to more than 3,000 public sector organizations. "
target: Vision Technology Solutions, LLC
Headquartered in El Segundo, CA, Vision is a national leader in government website design, development and hosting. For more than 20 years, Vision has created cost-effective solutions that increase government efficiency, build transparency and promote interactive communications with citizens.
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announced 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Granicus, Inc.

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners has snapped up another Denver technology company. Granicus, which offers cloud-based software for government users, agreed to sell the majority of itself to Vista, the private equity firm that recently acquired Ping Identity, a Denver security firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With over $25 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams looking to reach their full potential. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management, LLC
target: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus, Inc. is the leading government cloud computing provider for transparency, efficiency, and citizen participation. It offers the first cloud platform and product suites designed specifically to help government agencies establish meaningful connections with citizens.
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closed 10/15/2015 via Company Press Release

Granicus, Inc., acquired Civica Software

synopsis: Granicus, the leading provider of software solutions to improve government efficiency and transparency, announced the acquisition of San Diego-based government website content management provider, Civica Software. Civica has established itself as a premier eGovernment website content management system (CMS) provider.
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus provides the industry’s leading cloud-based solutions for government efficiency and transparency, with software that helps more than 1,200 organizations and 63,000 government staff members streamline their workflows and establish more meaningful connections. "
target: Civica Software
Civica, founded in 1997, has established itself as a premier eGovernment website content management system (CMS) provider throughout the United States for local governments, special districts and non-profit groups. Civica has launched more than 300 government projects across 125 agencies.
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closed 2/23/2021 via GlobeNewswire

LogicMonitor, acquired Airbrake Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: LogicMonitor, the leading cloud-based infrastructure monitoring and observability platform, has acquired Airbrake, a developer-centric application error and performance monitoring company. The acquisition will extend LogicMonitor’s award-winning ITIM (IT Infrastructure Management) platform into developer environments.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: LogicMonitor
LogicMonitor is the leading cloud-based infrastructure monitoring and observability platform. LogicMonitor seamlessly monitors everything from networks to applications to the cloud, empowering companies to focus less on problem-solving and more on evolution. "
target parent: Elsewhere Partners
target: Airbrake Technologies, Inc.
Airbrake is a developer-centric application error and performance monitoring company. Airbrake’s cloud-based, agentless solution enables teams to access on-demand application error and performance monitoring, detect and fix errors in the early stages of development, and more.
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announced 2/18/2021 via Reuters

Education Advisory Board, will acquire Starfish

synopsis: Education company EAB has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hobsons’ student success platform, Starfish. Starfish helps colleges and universities achieve 2x increases in retention rate, exceed graduation rate goals, and set the standard for student success in higher education.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Education Advisory Board
The Education Advisory Board is a provider of research, technology, and consulting services to colleges and universities nationwide. Through the firm's innovative membership model, EAB partners with academic and administrative leaders at more than 1,900 institutions. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Starfish
Starfish helps colleges and universities achieve 2x increases in retention rate, exceed graduation rate goals, and set the standard for student success in higher education.
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closed 2/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Apptio, acquired Targetprocess Inc.

synopsis: Apptio, Inc. has acquired Targetprocess, a leading Agile portfolio and work management solution. The acquisition of Targetprocess builds on Apptio's robust platform and reinforces its position as a market-leading provider of solutions that offer a holistic view of technology investments across on-premise, cloud, and development resources.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Apptio (NasdaqGM:APTI:$224.71)
Apptio is the leading provider of technology business management solutions. Apptio automatically ingests and structures vast amounts of enterprise and technology-specific financial and operational data, enabling users to report, analyze, plan, and govern their investments with confidence. "
target: Targetprocess Inc.
Targetprocess is an agile portfolio and work management solution which natively supports SAFe and other frameworks for scaling Agile. Targetprocess provides a bi-directional integration with team-based tools like Azure DevOps.
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closed 2/4/2021 via PR Web

Zego (Powered by PayLease), acquired Mobile Doorman

synopsis: Zego (Powered by PayLease), the proptech company that powers resident experience management for the multifamily and HOA industry, has acquired Mobile Doorman, the multifamily industry's leading mobile engagement platform. Mobile Doorman provides solutions for rent payment, pet registration, maintenance requests, resident messaging, and more.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Zego (Powered by PayLease)
Zego (Powered by PayLease) is a property technology company that powers better resident engagement & efficiency for multifamily and HOA communities. Zego enables operators to modernize their resident experience. They offer solutions for rent payment, utility management, expense management, and more."
target: Mobile Doorman
Mobile Doorman is the multifamily industry's leading mobile engagement platform. Mobile Doorman empowers property managers to deliver a digitally connected resident experience. The platform features solutions for rent payment, pet registration, maintenance requests, resident messaging, and more.
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closed 1/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Khoros, LLC, acquired Flow.ai

synopsis: Khoros, a global leader in digital-first customer engagement software, has acquired Netherlands-based Flow.ai, an innovative conversational AI platform for designing and managing chatbots. The acquisition of Flow.ai’s state-of-the-art technology advances Khoros’ conversational AI and machine learning (ML) capabilities and data science expertise.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Khoros, LLC
Khoros is a global leader in digital-first customer engagement software and services. The company builds enterprise software and offers expert services for digital customer service, messaging, chat, online brand communities, and social media management. "
target: Flow.ai
Based in the Netherlands, Flow.ai is a leading visual bot platform to design and create AI chatbots for channels like Facebook, WhatsApp, and web. Flow.ai allows users to manage chatbots to automate customer service, marketing, and customer experience across digital messaging channels.
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announced 1/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Social Solutions Global Inc., will acquire Athena Software

synopsis: Social Solutions Global, the leading provider of cloud software for non-profit and public sector social good organizations, will acquire Athena Software, a provider of SaaS case management and client information management solutions for health and social service agencies. Athena offers solutions for client engagement, billing, reporting and more.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Social Solutions Global Inc.
Social Solutions is the leading provider of cloud software for nonprofit and public sector social service organizations. Social Solutions offers performance management and case management solutions that allow customers to measure the impact of their work on program participants. "
target: Athena Software
Athena Software is a leading provider of SaaS case management and client information management solutions and services for health and social service agencies. Athena's Penelope platform features solutions for client engagement, billing, reporting, documentation, and more.
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announced 1/20/2021 via BusinessWire

Citrix Systems, Inc., will acquire Wrike

synopsis: Citrix Systems, Inc., announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wrike, a rapidly growing, recognized leader in the SaaS collaborative work management space.
buyer: Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS:$3,236.70)
Citrix builds the secure, unified digital workspace technology that helps organizations unlock human potential and deliver a workspace experience wherever work needs to get done. With Citrix, users get a work experience and its IT has a platform to manage technologies in cloud environments. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Wrike
Wrike transforms how teams work together to deliver high performance, accelerate business growth, and improve customer experience. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Wrike helps more than 20,000 organizations and 2M+ users across 140 countries do the best work of their life.
price ($mm)
$2,250
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closed 1/14/2021 via PR Newswire

Integral Ad Science, Inc., acquired Amino Payments

synopsis: Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, announced that it has acquired Amino Payments, a leading provider of programmatic advertising transparency. Amino empowers advertisers to spend more efficiently and effectively by enabling transparency in online advertising and eliminating fraud.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Integral Ad Science, Inc.
Integral Ad Science (IAS) is the global leader in digital ad verification, offering technologies that drive high-quality advertising media. IAS equips advertisers and publishers with both the insight and technology to protect their advertising investments from fraud and unsafe environments. "
target: Amino Payments
Amino Payments was founded on the belief that when brands invest in digital advertising, they should be able to see how their media dollars are spent. Amino empowers advertisers to spend more efficiently and effectively by enabling transparency in online advertising and eliminating fraud.
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closed 1/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Khoros, LLC, acquired Topbox

synopsis: Khoros, a global leader in digital-first customer engagement software, announced that it has acquired enterprise customer experience (CX) analytics software maker Topbox. Topbox Enterprise CX Analytics unifies data from every customer communication channel, VoC platform, and customer intelligence source for analysis as a single data set.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Khoros, LLC
Khoros is the leading customer engagement platform built to turn siloed knowledge into enterprise value, and customers into contributors. It gives companies the ability to run their business with their customers, anticipating their needs, accelerating sales, loyalty, and innovation. "
target: Topbox
Topbox Enterprise CX Analytics unifies data from every customer communication channel, VoC platform, and customer intelligence source for analysis as a single data set.
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announced 12/14/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Pluralsight

synopsis: Pluralsight, Inc., the technology workforce development company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data and technology-enabled business.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista is a leading global investment firm with more than $73 billion in assets under management. The firm exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity, and permanent capital strategies. "
target: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$375.69)
Pluralsight is the leading technology workforce development company that helps companies and teams build better products by developing critical skills, improving processes, and gaining insights through data, and providing strategic skills consulting.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,715 [$3,885]
rev ($mm)
$376
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EV / rev
10.5x
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closed 12/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired InSyPro

synopsis: Solera, a global leader in data, applications and services for insurance and automotive, has acquired InSyPro, a Belgian provider of car body shop management solutions. InSyPro's Plan Manager is a web-based solution that helps body shops to save time by speeding up and simplifying their administrative processes.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera’s leading digital technologies manage and protect life’s most important assets: cars, trucks, homes and digital identities. The company processes more than 300 million digital transactions annually for approximately 235,000 partners and customers in over 90 countries. "
target: InSyPro
InSyPro is a Belgian provider of car body shop management solutions. InSyPro offers a web-based solution that helps body shops to save time by simplifying their administrative processes. Their system features solutions for replacement vehicle management, time recording, parts ordering and more.
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announced 12/1/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, will acquire Modula Gesellschaft für digitale Transformation mbH

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, is to acquire Modula from funds managed by Alpina Capital Partners LLP and private shareholders. Modula is a market leader in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) solutions for the German-speaking manufacturing market.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target parent: Alpina Partners
target: Modula Gesellschaft für digitale Transformation mbH
Modula is a market leader in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) solutions for the German-speaking manufacturing market.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Gainsight

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners will acquire a majority stake in Gainsight, the Customer Success company. With Vista, Gainsight will continue to provide its customers with best-in-class software solutions, customer service, and Customer Success thought leadership while expanding its product portfolio, its customer base, and its geographic footprint.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista is a leading global investment firm with more than $73 billion in assets under management. The firm exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity, and permanent capital strategies. "
target: Gainsight
Gainsight is a Customer Success company with innovative technology that helps businesses prevent churn. The company’s Customer Cloud offers a powerful set of solutions focused on customer success, product experience, revenue optimization, and customer data.
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announced 11/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, will acquire Lascom

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Lascom, a leader in product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions for the manufacturing sector, including companies in the food and beverage, personal care, cosmetics and retail industries.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: Lascom
Lascom is a leader in product lifecycle management (PLM) software with over 15 years of business knowledge in a state-of-the-art cloud platform for product innovation and development.
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closed 11/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Open Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Open Systems Adaptable Solutions (OSAS), a leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solution provider.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: Open Systems, Inc.
Open Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of powerful business, accounting, CRM, ERP, and mobile software solutions for organizations in many industries, including distribution, manufacturing, and nonprofit. Open Systems has served customers with cutting-edge technologies, and business solutions.
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announced 11/13/2020 via PR Newswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Pipedrive

synopsis: Pipedrive, the leading CRM platform for sales and marketing teams, announced it has signed an agreement to receive a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data and technology-enabled businesses.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista is a leading investment firm with more than $58 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Vista exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity, and permanent capital strategies. "
target: Pipedrive
Pipedrive is the first CRM platform developed from the salesperson's point of view. Inspired by proven methods of experienced sales people, Pipedrive engineers developed a platform that helps salespeople and teams focus on learning and repeating their most effective process to close deals.
price ($mm)
$41
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closed 10/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Granicus, Inc., acquired Calytera

synopsis: Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services, has acquired Calytera, developer of the govtech platform Amanda. Calytera’s experience delivering global permitting, compliance and licensing automation, best practices, and workflows will expand Granicus’ digital service capabilities for the public sector.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus is a leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services. With cloud-based solutions for communications, government website design, online service delivery, records management, and more, Granicus empowers stronger relationships between government and citizens. "
target parent: BuildGroup
target: Calytera
Calytera helps governments build safe and prosperous communities with Amanda, the industry-leading govtech platform. Amanda is a secure, purpose-built enterprise platform that helps governments manage core operations, attract and manage growth, and provide efficient online services to citizens.
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closed 1/5/2021 via BusinessWire

TIBCO Software Inc., acquired Information Builders Inc.

synopsis: TIBCO announced it has successfully closed the acquisition of Information Builders, Inc. a data and analytics company that embeds intelligence into everything, following its announcement in October to acquire the business.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX:$1,076.23)
TIBCO unlocks the potential of real-time data for making faster, smarter decisions. Its Connected Intelligence Platform seamlessly connects any application or data source, intelligently unifies data for greater access, trust, and control, and confidently predicts outcomes in real-time and at scale. "
target: Information Builders Inc.
Information Builders Inc. (IBI) is a data and analytics company that embeds intelligence into everything. IBI helps organizations get their complex and disconnected data in order, so they can build, embed, and automate intelligence in everything they do.
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closed 10/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

FiLogix Inc., acquired Doorr Inc.

synopsis: Finastra, via its Canadian mortgage business Filogix, has acquired Doorr, a provider of cloud-based point-of-sale mortgage application software used by brokers to improve the mortgage experience.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: FiLogix Inc.
Filogix has served as the hub of the Canadian mortgage industry for almost two decades, offering secure, reliable connectivity to brokers and lenders. It provides trusted mortgage lending products that enable the effective management of the sales process from origination through to underwriting. "
target: Doorr Inc.
Founded in February 2018, Doorr is a cloud-based CRM and mortgage workflow technology that provides mortgage brokers and financial institutions with a single environment to manage and interact with clients and partners (e.g. realtors).
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closed 10/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired Acquire Media Corporation

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced the acquisition of Acquire Media (AM), an aggregator and distributor of curated real-time news, multimedia, data, and alerts, from Naviga, Inc., a leading provider of content engagement solutions for the global media industry.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Acquire Media Corporation
Acquire Media is an advanced technology company that delivers news and multimedia with guaranteed reliability in formats that make content instantly usable and searchable. The company provides syndication and content services to customers in news media, digital publishing and financial services.
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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 1/23/2019 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.
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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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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:$4,220.93)
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)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
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
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$34
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1.5x
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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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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.
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$132
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