Like Only About Children

announced 8/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire Only About Children

synopsis: Private equity giant Bain Capital is set to enter the Australian childcare sector with the acquisition of upmarket early learning business Only About Children. Only About Children has 24 "campuses" in Sydney and 10 in Melbourne and is expected to pursue a national roll-out with Bain's backing.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. "
target: Only About Children
Only About Children is Australia’s leading early learning and preschool/kindergarten provider for 0-6 year olds. It has 24 "campuses" in Sydney and 10 in Melbourne.
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closed 9/5/2019 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired EuroKids International Pvt. Ltd

synopsis: Global investment firm KKR has acquired majority stake in EuroKids International Pvt. Ltd. from the existing investor consortium led by Gaja Capital. EuroKids International is a company in the education space in India which has its presence in education in preschooling, the K-12 sector, and online learning.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$5,683.13)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Gaja Capital Partners
target: EuroKids International Pvt. Ltd
EuroKids International is a company in the education space in India which has its presence in education in preschooling, the K-12 sector, and online learning. EuroKids preschools specialize in early childhood education and preschool programs, with a curriculum and special learning initiatives.
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announced 7/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Georgia Capital PLC, will acquire Buckswood International School

synopsis: Georgia Capital PLC has agreed to acquire an 80% interest in Buckswood International School in Tbilisi. Buckswood is a mid-level school that provides education in the Georgian curriculum to around 730 learners from preschool to 12th grade.
buyer: Georgia Capital PLC (LSE:CGEO:$443.19)
Georgia Capital is an investment and holding company of a diversified group focused on investing in and developing businesses in Georgia. They seek to capture growth in these sectors: renewable energy, P&C insurance, real estate, water utility, healthcare, auto services, education, & retail banking."
target: Buckswood International School
Buckswood International School (BIST) is an independent school in Ts'q'neti, Tbilisi, Georgia. The school is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and is a partner school of Buckswood School, Hastings, UK.
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announced 6/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Georgia Capital PLC, will acquire British-Georgian Academy LLC

synopsis: Georgia Capital PLC announces that it has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire a 70% equity interest in British-Georgian Academy LLC ("BGA"). BGA, a well-established and highly regarded private school, provides a premium quality education to approximately 750 learners from Preschool to 12th grade.
buyer: Georgia Capital PLC (LSE:CGEO:$443.19)
Georgia Capital is an investment and holding company of a diversified group focused on investing in and developing businesses in Georgia. They seek to capture growth in these sectors: renewable energy, P&C insurance, real estate, water utility, healthcare, auto services, education, & retail banking."
target: British-Georgian Academy LLC
British-Georgian Academy LLC (“BGA”) is a well-established and highly regarded private school that provides a premium quality education to approximately 750 learners from preschool to 12th grade. BGA provides Georgian and Cambridge International Education programs through best-in-class facilities.
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closed 2/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Leeds Equity Partners, acquired Endeavor Schools

synopsis: Leeds Equity Partners, LLC, the private equity firm focused exclusively on investing in the Knowledge Industries, announced that it has acquired Endeavor Schools, LLC. Endeavor operates 37 schools in 9 states and educates more than 6,400 students from preschool through high school. Endeavor's schools operate under 17 different local brands.
buyer: Leeds Equity Partners
Leeds Equity Partners, LLC, is a private equity firm focused exclusively on investing in the education, training and information services industries. The firm has raised and managed more than $1.5 billion of capital across six funds. "
target: Endeavor Schools
Endeavor owns and operates 37 high quality, private preschool to 12th grade schools in the US, with schools in California, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon and Texas. The schools operate under 17 different local brands and include 19 Montessori schools.
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closed 2/1/2018 via Company Press Release

International Schools Partnership, acquired Claremont Independent School

synopsis: International Schools Partnership, a provider of education throughout the globe, has acquired UK-based Claremont Independent School. Claremont offers education at the Nursery, Pre-Prep, Preparatory, Senior, and Sixth Form levels. Their academic and pastoral teams ensure that each student has the ability to develop knowledge and confidence.
buyer: International Schools Partnership
Based in the UK, International Schools Partnership was founded by a team of experienced school operators with both educational and commercial expertise, managing and providing education to 16,000 students in Pre-K-13 schools across Europe, North America, Central America and the Middle East. "
target: Claremont Independent School
Claremont Independent School is based in East Sussex in the UK. It offers education at the Nursery, Pre-Prep, Preparatory, Senior, and Sixth Form levels. Their academic, co-curricular, extracurricular and pastoral teams ensure that each student has the ability to develop knowledge and confidence.
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closed 9/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

NACE Schools, acquired KC School

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners, through its portfolio company Nace Schools, bought Italy’s KC School, a company managing an English-speaking kindergarden and a primary school in the center of Milan. KC School is an International school caring for and educating children from 6 months to 11 years of age.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: NACE Schools
NACE Schools is a world leader in international private education, with 21 schools across 5 countries and a strong basis in multilingual education programmes. NACE Schools are present in Spain, France, the UK, Italy and India. "
target: KC School
Located in the heart of Milan, KC School is an International school caring for and educating children from 6 months to 11 years of age where English is spoken exclusively and children learn according to the framework of the Early Years Foundation Stage and a program based on the British Curriculum.
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closed 6/14/2017 via PR Newswire

ABO Capital, acquired Complexo Escolar Privado Internacional

synopsis: Zandre Campos, CEO of ABO Capital, a leading international investment firm headquartered in Angola, announced that the company has purchased the Turkish school in Benfica, Angola. Complexo Escolar Privado Internacional (CEPI), formerly Colégio Esperança Internacional, provides education excellence for pre-school through high school students.
buyer: ABO Capital
ABO Capital, formerly Angola Capital Investments, is an international investment firm that invests in companies in the healthcare, technology, energy, transportation, hospitality and real estate sectors throughout Africa. "
target: Complexo Escolar Privado Internacional
Complexo Escolar Privado Internacional (CEPI), formerly Colégio Esperança Internacional, provides education excellence for pre-school through high school students. The school was founded in 2007 in Alvalade, Angola. Within two years the school moved to Benfica, Angola and grew in both size & scope.
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closed 9/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Baring Private Equity Asia, CPP Investment Board, acquired Nord Anglia Education, Inc.

synopsis: Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Baring Private Equity Asia have completed the purchase of Nord Anglia Education, Inc., the world’s leading premium schools organization. Their schools deliver a high quality education through a personalized approach enhanced with unique global opportunities to enable every student to succeed.
buyer: Baring Private Equity Asia
buyer: CPP Investment Board
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is a professional investment management organization that invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). Baring Private Equity Asia is one of the largest and most established independent alternative asset management firms in Asia. "
target: Nord Anglia Education, Inc. (NORD:$907.80)
Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. They are a global family of 43 international schools, providing outstanding education to over 37,000 students in China, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and North America.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,123 [$2,051]*
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$889
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$175
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4.9x
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24.8x
closed 2/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired NACE Schools

synopsis: Spanish private equity firm Magnum Capital has sold international school group Nace to Providence Equity Partners, a premier global asset management firm. NACE Schools is a renowned education group and world leader in international education: a global family comprised of 20 institutions across four countries – Spain, France, UK and India.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with $50 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. "
target parent: Magnum Capital Industrial Partners
target: NACE Schools
NACE Schools is a renowned education group and world leader in international education: a global family comprised of 20 institutions across four countries – Spain, France, UK and India.
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$371
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announced 2/15/2017 via Reuters

Grupo SEB, will purchase Brazilian Operations from Maple Bear Global Schools Ltd

synopsis: Grupo SEB announced that it has agreed to buy 95 percent of Maple Bear Global Schools Ltd's operations in Brazil. Maple Bear, which brings Canadian early childhood, elementary, and high school education to students around the world, has 15,000 students and 85 schools in Brazil.
buyer: Grupo SEB
Grupo SEB (Sistema Educacional Brasileiro) is one of the most respected education groups in Brazil. Grupo SEB operates several schools, from early education to higher education, located across different states in Brazil. "
seller: Maple Bear Global Schools Ltd
Maple Bear's Brazilian Operations includes 85 schools in Brazil with 15,000 students. Maple Bear combines the best of Canadian educational practices with a child-focussed system in order to bring Canadian early childhood, elementary, and high school education to students around the world.
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$38*
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announced 2/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bahema S.A., will acquire Escola da Vila

synopsis: Bahema S.A., a holding company based out of Brazil, has entered a purchase agreement to acquire 80% stake in Escola da Vila, a school based out of Sao Paulo that offers early childhood education, elementary school and high school education.
buyer: Bahema S.A. (BOVESPA:BAHI3:$10.98)
Bahema S.A. operates as a holding company with investments in equipment and machinery distribution, cattle breeding and fast-food restaurants. They are based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. "
target: Escola da Vila
Escola da Vila offers early childhood education, elementary school and high school education. The institution was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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$7.85*
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closed 8/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

inspirED, acquired St. John's International School

synopsis: Inspired, a co-educational, non-denominational, independent school group, has acquired St John’s International School, an English-medium international school located in Waterloo, Belgium. The school has a student body from a very international background with 60 different nationalities represented. St. John's runs from pre-K to 12th grade,
buyer: inspirED
A definitive statement of excellence in private education, Inspired is a co-educational, non-denominational, independent school group designed to inspire students to achieve their maximum potential in a nurturing, progressive academic environment from ages 1 to 18. "
target: St. John's International School
St. John's International School is an English-medium international school located in Waterloo, Belgium. The school has a student body from a very international background with 60 different nationalities represented. St. John's runs from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade.
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announced 8/30/2016 via BusinessWire

inspirED, will acquire International School of Europe S.r.l.

synopsis: H.I.G. Europe, the European arm of global private equity firm H.I.G. Capital, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the International School of Europe Group (ISE) to Inspired. ISE is a leading group of schools in Italy with over 1,800 local and expatriate students between the ages of 3 and 18 years old in Milan, Modena, Monza and Siena.
buyer: inspirED
A definitive statement of excellence in private education, Inspired is a co-educational, non-denominational, independent school group designed to inspire students to achieve their maximum potential in a nurturing, progressive academic environment from ages 1 to 18. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: International School of Europe S.r.l.
The International School of Europe Group is a leading group of schools in Italy providing an outstanding education to over 1,800 local and expatriate students between the ages of 3 and 18 years old in Milan, Modena, Monza and Siena.
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announced 6/8/2016 via Company Press Release

inspirED, will acquire Umhlanga College

synopsis: Inspired, a leading operator of premium schools in Europe, Australia and Africa, is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Umhlanga College. Umhlanga College provides an outstanding education to 775 students between the ages of three and 18 years old.
buyer: inspirED
A definitive statement of excellence in private education, Inspired is a co-educational, non-denominational, independent school group designed to inspire students to achieve their maximum potential in a nurturing, progressive academic environment from ages 1 to 18. "
target: Umhlanga College
Umhlanga College is a world class, independent, Christian school that treasures its past, values its present and looks forward with anticipation to its future. It has grown rapidly to its present number of 750 pupils spread across our Playgroup, Pre-School, Foundation and Intermediate Phases.
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closed 12/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Rocket Group, acquired The Mandell School

synopsis: Rocket Group, an educational organization with a diverse portfolio of companies, has acquired The Mandell School. The Mandell School provides an engaging and highly-preparatory integrated curriculum to toddlers through 8th grade students in four state-of-the-art learning facilities.
buyer: Rocket Group
Rocket Group is an educational organization with a diverse portfolio of companies – unified by a shared mission to transform students’ lives by harnessing the power of research, technology and innovation. "
target: The Mandell School
The Mandell School, founded by Max Mandell in 1939 in New York City, provides an engaging and highly-preparatory integrated curriculum to toddlers through 8th grade students in four state-of-the-art learning facilities.
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closed 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Curro Holdings Limited, acquired The King’s School Linbro Park

synopsis: Curro, a company that acquires, develops, and manages private schools in South Africa, has acquired The King’s School Linbro Park, a private school in South Africa. The King’s School provides preschool, primary school and high school education services.
buyer parent: PSG Group Limited
buyer: Curro Holdings Limited (JSE:COH:$184.43)
Curro Holdings Limited acquires, develops, and manages private schools in South Africa. Their mission is to make quality independent school education accessible to more learners. Curro also provides full-time teacher education qualifications, as well as in-service training for practising teachers. "
target: The King’s School Linbro Park
The King’s School Linbro Park is a private school in South Africa. The King’s School provides preschool, primary school and high school education services. Their schools deliver excellent academic programmes, as well as extra mural programmes that cover a variety of sporting and cultural activities.
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closed 12/3/2019 via PR Newswire

O2B Kids, acquired Home Away From Home

synopsis: O2B Kids, a premier provider of early education services, has acquired Home Away From Home (or "HAFH"), a provider of high-quality early education services in southeast Florida. HAFH operates preschools providing families with an education-focused and enriched environment for infant care, preschool, afterschool and summer camp services.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: O2B Kids
O2B Kids is a leading provider of early education services for children in the Southeast U.S. O2B offers preschool education for children 0 to 5 years old, afterschool enrichment programs for elementary school students, and an unprecedented family membership program for all kids 0 to 13 years old. "
target: Home Away From Home
Based in Palm Beach, Florida, Home Away From Home (or "HAFH") operates preschools providing families with an education-focused and enriched environment for infant care, preschool, afterschool and summer camp services.
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announced 11/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ataa Educational Company, will acquire Kingdom Schools

synopsis: Ataa Educational Company, one of the largest educational companies in Saudi Arabia, will acquire a 92.1% stake in Kingdom Schools Company from Kingdom Investment and Development Company, an investment company in Saudi Arabia. Kingdom Schools operates elementary, intermediate and high schools as well as a kindergarten in Saudi Arabia.
buyer: Ataa Educational Company (SASE:4292:$85.49)
Ataa Educational Company is one of the largest educational companies in Saudi Arabia. Ataa Educational Company operates private schools in seven locations around the Riyadh area. Their schools provide high quality education services to over 26,000 students. "
target parent: Kingdom Holding Company
target: Kingdom Schools
Kingdom Schools is a private school in Saudi Arabia. Kingdom Schools operates separate boys` and girls` elementary, intermediate and high schools as well as a mixed kindergarten. Their schools cater to over 4,000 students and aims to provide the best general education environment in the Arab world.
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announced 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ataa Educational Company, will acquire Al Enaya Schools

synopsis: Ataa Educational Company, one of the largest educational companies in Saudi Arabia, will acquire Al Enaya Schools, a private educational institution in Saudi Arabia. Al Enaya Schools offers primary, intermediate, and secondary education services. Their schools provides students with the education they need to become successful in life.
buyer: Ataa Educational Company (SASE:4292:$85.49)
Ataa Educational Company is one of the largest educational companies in Saudi Arabia. Ataa Educational Company operates private schools in seven locations around the Riyadh area. Their schools provide high quality education services to over 26,000 students. "
target: Al Enaya Schools
Al Enaya Schools is a private educational institution in Saudi Arabia. Al Enaya Schools offers primary, intermediate, and secondary education services. Their schools provides students with the education they need to become successful in life.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Only About Children, acquired Little Learning School

synopsis: Private equity major Bain Capital has acquired Australia’s childcare provider Little Learning School through its subsidiary, Only About Children. Little Learning School operates 20 childcare centres across New South Wales, while Only About Children runs 44 campuses across Melbourne and Sydney.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Only About Children
Only About Children is changing the childcare landscape, with a holistic approach to early learning. Only About Children owns and operates a network of upmarket long day care centers across the states of New South Wales and Victoria in Australia. "
target: Little Learning School
Little Learning School operates 20 childcare centres across New South Wales, Australia. Little Learning School has a strong vision and desire to become the leader in child care services by being innovative and attracting the greatest educators.
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$114
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announced 8/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire Only About Children

synopsis: Private equity giant Bain Capital is set to enter the Australian childcare sector with the acquisition of upmarket early learning business Only About Children. Only About Children has 24 "campuses" in Sydney and 10 in Melbourne and is expected to pursue a national roll-out with Bain's backing.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. "
target: Only About Children
Only About Children is Australia’s leading early learning and preschool/kindergarten provider for 0-6 year olds. It has 24 "campuses" in Sydney and 10 in Melbourne.
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announced 7/29/2019 via PR Newswire

CPP Investment Board, EQT AB, will acquire Waystar

synopsis: CPPIB, a professional investment management organization that invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan, and EQT, a leading Swedish investment firm with around EUR 40B in assets under management, will acquire Waystar, a company that provides cloud-based technology that simplifies and unifies the healthcare revenue cycle.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$561.47)
buyer: CPP Investment Board
CPPIB is a professional investment management organization that invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan to pay current benefits. EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with over EUR 61B in raised capital and around EUR 40B in assets under management. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Waystar
Waystar provides cloud-based technology that simplifies and unifies the healthcare revenue cycle. Their platform removes friction in payment processes, streamlines workflows and improves financials for providers. They support over 450,000 providers, 750 health systems, and 5,000 health plans.
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$2,700
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closed 1/16/2019 via BusinessWire

Bain Capital Private Equity, acquired Brillio

synopsis: Brillio, a global digital technology consulting and solutions company, announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Bain Capital Private Equity to acquire a majority stake in the company. Brillio uses proprietary methodologies to help customers rapidly develops and deploys disruptive industrial-grade digital solutions.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value-added investment approach. They partner with management teams to help build and grow great companies. Their success is built on a highly rigorous approach utilizing deep industry/company insights. "
target: Brillio
Brillio is a leading global digital consulting and technology services company focused on implementation of digital technologies for the world's leading companies. Brillio uses proprietary methodologies to help customers rapidly develops and deploys disruptive industrial-grade digital solutions.
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announced 6/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire Varsity Brands, Inc.

synopsis: Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to be acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. They’ve made over 270 investments that have generated industry leading returns. "
target parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
target: Varsity Brands, Inc. (VBR:$156.40)
With a mission to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for young people, Varsity Brands elevates the student experience, promotes participation through three unique businesses: Herff Jones, a Varsity Achievement Brand; BSN SPORTS, a Varsity Sport Brand; and Varsity Spirit.
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announced 10/11/2017 via Company Press Release

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire NGA UK

synopsis: NGA Human Resources announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its local UK Mid-Market and SMB (Moorepay) divisions, to Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global investment firm. NGA UK (incorporating Moorepay) is the number one provider of payroll and HR software and services in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. They’ve made over 270 investments that have generated industry leading returns. "
target parent: NGA Human Resources
target: NGA UK
The acquisition includes the local UK Mid-Market and SMB (Moorepay) divisions of NGA Human Resources. NGA UK (incorporating Moorepay) is the number one provider of payroll and HR software and services in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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closed 7/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Advent International, Bain Capital Private Equity, acquired ConCardis GmbH

synopsis: Advent International and Bain Capital Private Equity announced that they have acquired Concardis GmbH, a leading German payment service provider, from a group of German private banks, co-operative banks, savings banks and DZ Bank.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity firms. Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with management teams to provide the strategic resources needed to build and grow great companies. "
target: ConCardis GmbH
Concardis is one of Europe’s leading payment services providers. With over 30 years’ experience in payment processing, the company offers intelligent solutions to meet all the requirements of modern cashless payment processes.
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closed 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Bain Capital Private Equity, acquired Epic Health Services

synopsis: Epic Health Services, previously a portfolio company of Webster Capital, announced the closing of its sale to Bain Capital Private Equity. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Dallas, Epic Health Services offers the only complete continuum of home health services for children in fragile health after they are released from acute care facilities.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. They’ve made over 270 investments that have generated industry leading returns. "
target parent: Webster Capital
target: Epic Health Services
Epic Health Services is a national provider of pediatric skilled nursing, therapy, developmental services, & home medical solutions. Epic also provides adult home health care services including skilled nursing, therapy, personal care, behavioral health nursing, enteral nutrition, & medical supplies.
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$950
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$630
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closed 2/2/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Adama Partners, Bain Capital Private Equity, Bow Street LLC, acquired Blue Nile Inc.

synopsis: Leading online jeweler Blue Nile announced the successful completion of the acquisition of the Company by an Investor Group, comprised of Bain Capital Private Equity, Bow Street and Adama Partners. Founded in 1999, Blue Nile has grown to become the largest online retailer of certified diamonds and fine jewelry.
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
buyer: Bow Street LLC
buyer: Adama Partners
Bain Capital Private Equity partners with management teams to provide the resources needed to grow companies. Bow Street is an investment manager that partners with institutional investors to invest opportunistically. Adama Partners is a venture firm that invests in the gemstone and jewelry markets."
target: Blue Nile Inc. (NILE:$471.91)
Founded in 1999, Blue Nile has grown to become the largest online retailer of certified diamonds and fine jewelry. Internet Retailer Magazine reports Blue Nile is bigger than the next three largest online jewelers combined.
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$491 [$451]
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$472
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$16
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announced 8/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire Only About Children

synopsis: Private equity giant Bain Capital is set to enter the Australian childcare sector with the acquisition of upmarket early learning business Only About Children. Only About Children has 24 "campuses" in Sydney and 10 in Melbourne and is expected to pursue a national roll-out with Bain's backing.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. "
target: Only About Children
Only About Children is Australia’s leading early learning and preschool/kindergarten provider for 0-6 year olds. It has 24 "campuses" in Sydney and 10 in Melbourne.
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announced 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire Navicure

synopsis: Bain Capital Private Equity is acquiring a majority stake in Navicure, which provides cloud-based claims management and patient payment software for physician practices and hospitals. Navicure, based in Duluth, Georgia, offers revenue-cycle management software, and has more than 90,000 health care provider customers in the U.S.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. "
target parent: JMI Equity
target: Navicure
Navicure’s cloud-based healthcare claims management and patient payment solutions help healthcare organizations of all sizes increase revenue, accelerate cash flow, and reduce costs associated with managing insurance claims and patient payments.
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closed 6/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Bain Capital Private Equity, Vista Equity Partners, acquired Vertafore, Inc.

synopsis: Vertafore, the leader in modern insurance technology, announced the completion of its previously reported acquisition by funds affiliated with Bain Capital Private Equity and Vista Equity Partners. The transaction was announced in May.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity has partnered closely with management teams to provide the strategic resources that build great companies. Vista Equity Partners currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: Vertafore, Inc.
Vertafore offers the broadest and most adaptable technology solutions to better prepare the insurance industry for digital disruption. The Vertafore product line is built on a platform, empowering customers and other solution providers to adapt and thrive as the market changes.
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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 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
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.
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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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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
announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

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

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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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)
$132
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

synopsis: VinaCapital, one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, has acquired Smartly, a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
buyer: VinaCapital Investment Management
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. "
target: Smartly Pte Ltd
Smartly is a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV, acquired TradersOnly BV

synopsis: LYNX, a Dutch specialist in online investing, has acquired TradersOnly, the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
buyer: Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV
LYNX is a Dutch specialist in online investing. LYNX provides investors with access to more than 100 exchanges in 20 countries through its user-friendly trading platform. The company was founded in 2006 and has been active on the Dutch market since 2007. "
target: TradersOnly BV
TradersOnly is the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$5,683.13
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,495.95
Employees
0
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,568.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,555.67
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,068.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,458.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,400.50
Net Income ($mm)
$379.10
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: 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
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,816.74
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$489.91
Employees
0
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,653.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,498.31
EBIT ($mm)
$1,494.66
Net Income ($mm)
$1,509.24
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: SWX:PGHN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors worldwide. They have USD 66 billion in assets under management and more than 950 professionals across 19 offices worldwide.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,024.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$626.28
EBIT ($mm)
$620.16
Net Income ($mm)
$587.63
Employees
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$865.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$36.16
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: 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)
$561.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.00
EBIT ($mm)
$205.11
Net Income ($mm)
$183.41
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: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$244.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.78
EBIT ($mm)
$204.62
Net Income ($mm)
$119.37
Employees
0
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