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closed 1/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Higher Logic, acquired Socious

synopsis: Higher Logic, the leader in cloud-based community platforms, announced it has acquired Socious, a community software company focused on serving the non-profit and B2B enterprise markets. Socious's MemberCloud platform manages millions of members for many of the world's top associations and companies.
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Socious
Socious offers software and services to help associations and user communities take a members-first approach to growing and engaging their membership. Socious provides a full range of professional services to help organizations manage their membership, grow their community, and plan events.
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closed 12/23/2020 via PR Web

Personify Inc, acquired MemberClicks, Inc.

synopsis: Personify, Inc., the market-leading provider of technology solutions for associations and nonprofit organizations, has acquired MemberClicks, a member management platform for associations and local chambers. The acquisition provides clients of Personify and MemberClicks with an enhanced suite of digital tools available through a single partner.
buyer parent: Pamlico Capital
buyer: Personify Inc
Personify is the market-leading provider of technology solutions for associations and nonprofit organizations. Personify provides insights to maximize engagement and deliver value across every interaction with members, donors, volunteers, attendees, exhibitors, and more. "
target: MemberClicks, Inc.
MemberClicks provides a platform of integrated software solutions designed to simplify membership management and event management. Solutions include association management software, learning management software, event management software, and job board software.
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closed 11/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Greenridge Investment Partners, acquired GrowthZone

synopsis: Greenridge Investment Partners, an Austin, Texas based private equity firm, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with management to acquire GrowthZone, a leader in cloud-based association management software. GrowthZone provides a comprehensive membership management software solution to a range of associations.
buyer: Greenridge Investment Partners
Greenridge Investment Partners is a growth-oriented private equity firm based in Austin, TX. Greenridge provides flexible, long-term capital to outstanding entrepreneurs and business owners looking for the right partner to help them build market leading businesses. "
target: GrowthZone
With headquarters in Nisswa, Minnesota, GrowthZone’s association management software has helped over 3,000 member-based organizations grow and retain membership, generate revenue, engage and communicate with members and prospects, and streamline their day-to-day operations.
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closed 6/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

RM plc, acquired SoNET Systems Pty Ltd

synopsis: RM plc, a leadingn supplier of IT software and services to the UK and international education markets, has acquired SoNET Systems, an Australian company that provides SaaS and mobile solutions for education and community services sectors.
buyer: RM plc (GB:RM.:$277.37)
RM is a UK company, focused on supporting teachers to teach and learners to learn. It provides innovative products from classroom resources, through school technologies to systems for marking exams and delivering school performance data. "
target: SoNET Systems Pty Ltd
Headquartered in Australia, SoNet provides SaaS and mobile solutions for education and community services sectors. Their national and international clients are provided with complete software services – design, development, hosting, support and maintenance.
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closed 4/24/2019 via PR Web

Togetherwork, acquired UnionWare, Inc

synopsis: Togetherwork, the emerging leader in Group Management Software and Payments, has acquired UnionWare, a Canadian provider of memebership management software for unions. UnionWare offers a comprehensive system that enables unions to track membership, grievances, organizing campaigns, events, dues processing and more.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: Togetherwork
Togetherwork is the emerging leader in software and payments for groups and organizations of all kinds, helping them grow, become more efficient, increase revenues, and provide excellent service to their members and constituents. Togetherwork serves charities, sports leagues and more. "
target: UnionWare, Inc
UnionWare is a Canadian provider of memebership management software for unions in the United States, Canada, and Australia. UnionWare offers a comprehensive system that enables unions to track membership, grievances, organizing campaigns, events, dues processing and more.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BusinessWire

ClearCourse Partnership LLP, acquired APT Solutions

synopsis: ClearCourse Partnership LLP has acquired APT Solutions, a specialist supplier of membership software and services to a wide range of clients in the not-for-profit sector, specializing in systems for Trade Unions, Professional Institutions, Sporting Bodies and Charities ranging from 1,000 to 1.5 million members.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: ClearCourse Partnership LLP
ClearCourse Partnership LLP is a new partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software and services to groups, organisations and businesses. ClearCourse is backed by Aquiline Capital Partners. "
target: APT Solutions
Based in the UK, APT Solutions is a specialist supplier of membership software and services to a wide range of clients in the not-for-profit sector, specializing in systems for Trade Unions, Professional Institutions, Sporting Bodies and Charities ranging from 1,000 to 1.5 million members.
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closed 8/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Civica Pty Limited, acquired Carelink

synopsis: The Civica Group, a market leader in business-critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services, has announced that Civica Pty Ltd has acquired Carelink. Carelink is an Australian software company that offers a fully integrated enterprise client management system for community services.
buyer parent: Partners Group Holding AG
buyer: Civica Pty Limited
Civica Pty Limited is part of the Civica Group, a market leader in specialist systems and business process services. The Group applies software, managed services and digital solutions to help customers streamline their activities. Civica Pty Limited operates in Australia and New Zealand. "
target: Carelink
Carelink is an Australian software company that offers a fully integrated enterprise client management system for community services. Their cloud-based solution features intake & referral management, forms management, case management, financial management, rostering, award interpretation, and more.
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closed 9/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Personify Inc, acquired Wild Apricot

synopsis: Association and membership technology firm Personify has announced the acquisition of Wild Apricot, a membership management software provider, to further concentrate on constituent-focused organizations.
buyer: Personify Inc
Personify is the leading enterprise software and service solution that empowers the best member-focused organizations to succeed. Personify’s suite of products and services enable member-based organizations to better understand, track and manage their constituents. "
target: Wild Apricot
Wild Apricot is web-based software for small associations and non-profits to help manage membership, website, events and other activities. It is "cloud" software, meaning it runs through a web browser without needing to install anything on your local computer.
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closed 4/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Community Brands, acquired NimbleUser

synopsis: Community Brands, a family of market-leading technology solution companies for associations and nonprofits, has acquired NimbleUser, a leading provider of cloud-based association management software (AMS). Their flagship product, Nimble AMS, provides a extensible, analytics-driven platform for organizations to manage and engage membership.
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is the market-leader of technology and revenue solutions for more than 13,000 associations and nonprofit organizations. Its connected eco-system of software and services are transforming the value organizations recognize from their technology investments. "
target: NimbleUser
NimbleUser focuses on empowering professional and trade associations. Their flagship product, Nimble AMS, is an enterprise class AMS built on the Salesforce Platform. Nimble AMS provides a cloud-based, extensible, analytics-driven platform for organizations to manage and engage membership.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Community Brands, acquired Aptify

synopsis: Community Brands has acquired Aptify. Aptify has years of experience providing powerful, flexible and comprehensive Association and Membership Management Software solutions globally. Aptify focuses on delivering a complete solution for association business needs coupled with the most flexible technology platform in the world.
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is the market-leader of technology and revenue solutions for more than 13,000 associations and nonprofit organizations. Its connected eco-system of software and services are transforming the value organizations recognize from their technology investments. "
target: Aptify
Aptify has years of experience providing powerful, flexible and comprehensive Association and Membership Management Software solutions globally. Aptify focuses on delivering a complete solution for association business needs coupled with the most flexible technology platform in the world.
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closed 10/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Stb Automatisering & Advies, acquired S2B

synopsis: Stb Automatisering & Advies, a renowned IT company, has acquired S2B, a company that develops software solutions for industry and trade associations. They have developed their own Content Management System: Web Management Suite, the first CMS specifically for trade and professional associations.
buyer: Stb Automatisering & Advies
Stb Automatisering & Advies has grown since its founding in 1992 to a renowned IT company with more than 300 customers and forty employees, including software developers, implementation consultants, project managers and R & D staff. "
target: S2B
S2B develops software solutions for industry and trade associations. The company is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. They have developed their own Content Management System: Web Management Suite, the first CMS specifically for trade and professional associations.
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closed 1/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Naylor Association Solutions, acquired Timberlake Membership Software

synopsis: RLJ Equity Partners, LLC and Naylor Association Solutions announced the acquisition Timberlake Membership Software. Timberlake delivers membership management software to 300 associations, providing streamlined technology and management of membership, event, and event related sponsor content to ensure comprehensive quality member customer support.
buyer parent: The RLJ Companies
buyer: Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions provides products and services that drive member engagement and revenue for 1,800+ associations in North America. They offer a wide array of solutions including communications strategy, content, print, digital, video, full service event management, and more. "
target: Timberlake Membership Software
Timberlake Membership Software offers solutions from association management software to website content management systems. They create, deliver and support software solutions and services that make it easier for small staffed associations to manage their day-to-day business functions.
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closed 8/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Abila, acquired Avectra, Inc

synopsis: Abila, a provider of software solutions dedicated to serving dynamic nonprofit organizations and government agencies, has acquired Avectra, a leading provider of Web-based CRM solutions for associations and not-for-profits.
buyer parent: Accel KKR
buyer: Abila
Abila serves strategic leaders and managers in dynamic nonprofit organizations and government agencies through high-value solutions. Organizations trust Abila to simplify and streamline processes in order to perform their best work and focus on delivering their unique mission. "
target: Avectra, Inc
Avectra is the leading provider of on demand membership management software solutions. Avectra's program is for member-based organizations of every size and discipline.
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closed 4/30/2013 via PR Web

Member Solutions, acquired 123Signup

synopsis: Member Solutions announced that it has acquired 123Signup, a leading SaaS provider of online event registration and membership management software solutions for trade, individual, and family membership-based associations.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Member Solutions
Member Solutions, a division of Jonas Software, has built its business on an unwavering commitment to serving membership-based organizations. The company operates a proprietary payment processing platform & is the leading provider of billing, servicing & business support to over 3,000 businesses. "
target: 123Signup
123Signup is a leading SaaS provider of full-featured and fully-integrated solutions for member- and subscriber-based organizations. Services include online event management, membership management, training and seminar management, and subscription management.
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closed 12/4/2012 via BusinessWire

Affiniscape Inc. merged with YourMembership.com, Inc.,

synopsis: YourMembership.com Inc., a leading global provider of online member communities and web-based membership software, announced its merger with Affiniscape Inc., a provider of association management software and career board job posting services for associations.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: YourMembership.com, Inc.
YourMembership.com’s SaaS-model membership software solution features three integrated components – a complete member website, online community and membership management software – that transform how organizations capture valuable member data. "
target: Affiniscape Inc.
Based in Austin, Texas, Affiniscape is the developer of Members360°®, a web and association management solution. Affiniscape provides access to the latest and most innovative internet-based technologies and online services for the association industry.
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closed 2/1/2012 via BusinessWire

The Riverside Company, acquired YourMembership.com, Inc.

synopsis: YourMembership.com Inc., a leading global provider of web-based membership management software, announced that it has been acquired by the Riverside Company, a global private equity investment firm with more than $3 billion of capital under management.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to €200 million. The firm partners with strong management teams and enhances its investments through acquisitions and operational growth. "
target: YourMembership.com, Inc.
YourMembership.com’s SaaS-model membership software solution features three integrated components – a complete member website, online community and membership management software – that transform how organizations capture valuable member data.
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closed 11/19/2020 via PR Web

Billhighway, acquired Impexium

synopsis: Billhighway, the leading financial and performance management solution for member-based organizations, has acquired Impexium, an association management solution. Impexium delivers a mobile-first, analytics driven platform that features solutions for membership management, accounting, sales, emarketing, and more.
buyer parent: Lovell Minnick Partners
buyer: Billhighway
Billhighway gives chapter-based organizations the tools to automate and simplify operations while creating data visibility across entire organizations. Billhighway's partner-centric approach offers clients flexible solutions to address challenges and achieve results that help them thrive and grow. "
target: Impexium
Impexium is a cloud-based membership management platform that supports the full range of association business and administrative activities. Impexium delivers a mobile-first, analytics driven platform that features solutions for membership management, accounting, sales, emarketing, and more.
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closed 10/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Accela, Inc., acquired Government Outreach, Inc

synopsis: Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired Government Outreach, a Pleasanton, California-based provider of citizen relationship management (CRM) and Code Enforcement solutions to cities and counties across the United States.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela provides the leading civic engagement platform, powering thousands of services and millions of transactions daily for large and small public agencies worldwide. They connect government to people and accelerate and streamline land management, and public health and safety processes. "
target: Government Outreach, Inc
Government Outreach is a Pleasanton, California-based provider of citizen relationship management (CRM) and Code Enforcement solutions to cities and counties across the United States.
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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 5/18/2015 via BusinessWire

Accela, Inc., acquired PublicStuff

synopsis: Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions for government, announced it has acquired PublicStuff, based in New York City. PublicStuff offers local governments white-labeled citizen engagement apps and websites to extend access to city services, while integrating within government agency workflow.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela, Inc. provides civic engagement solutions for government. Accela's Civic Platform, which includes open APIs and mobile apps, enables and improves core processes for city, county, state and federal governments. "
target: PublicStuff
PublicStuff is a civic engagement platform that helps residents and local governments connect to improve their communities. Residents can submit, track and view nearby service requests online, through the smartphone app, via SMS or traditional phone calls.
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closed 1/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Higher Logic, acquired Socious

synopsis: Higher Logic, the leader in cloud-based community platforms, announced it has acquired Socious, a community software company focused on serving the non-profit and B2B enterprise markets. Socious's MemberCloud platform manages millions of members for many of the world's top associations and companies.
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Socious
Socious offers software and services to help associations and user communities take a members-first approach to growing and engaging their membership. Socious provides a full range of professional services to help organizations manage their membership, grow their community, and plan events.
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closed 10/16/2017 via PR Web

Higher Logic, acquired Real Magnet, LLC

synopsis: Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, has acquired Real Magnet, Inc. Real Magnet is a leading marketing automation platform that helps businesses attract, engage and deliver better email, marketing, social and mobile campaigns.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Real Magnet, LLC
Real Magnet is a leading marketing automation platform that helps businesses attract, engage and deliver better email, marketing, social and mobile campaigns. Real Magnet simplifies marketing automation with its intuitive design.
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closed 10/16/2017 via PR Web

Higher Logic, acquired Informz

synopsis: Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, has acquired Informz, Inc. Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Informz
Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories, create real connections and drive real results.
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closed 2/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Higher Logic, acquired Kavi Workspace

synopsis: Kavi has been acquired by Higher Logic, a leading cloud-based community platform. Organizations of all sizes rely on Kavi® Workspace to encourage participation, control content, and provide traceability across diverse and distributed contributors. Kavi Workspace streamlines participation and simplifies administration.
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Kavi Workspace
Organizations of all sizes rely on Kavi® Workspace to encourage participation, control content, and provide traceability across diverse and distributed contributors. Workspace is a solution that streamlines participation, promotes faster workgroup results and simplifies administration.
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closed 1/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Higher Logic, acquired Socious

synopsis: Higher Logic, the leader in cloud-based community platforms, announced it has acquired Socious, a community software company focused on serving the non-profit and B2B enterprise markets. Socious's MemberCloud platform manages millions of members for many of the world's top associations and companies.
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Socious
Socious offers software and services to help associations and user communities take a members-first approach to growing and engaging their membership. Socious provides a full range of professional services to help organizations manage their membership, grow their community, and plan events.
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closed 11/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired WhoGlue, Inc.

synopsis: Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has acquired Baltimore software company WhoGlue Inc. WhoGlue was launched in 2001 to develop what it calls relationship management software — tools used primarily by trade groups, associations and alumni organizations to mine networking opportunities.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$78,975.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: WhoGlue, Inc.
WhoGlue was launched in 2001 to develop what it calls relationship management software — tools used primarily by trade groups, associations and alumni organizations to mine networking opportunities.
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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 10/16/2019 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 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 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 10/16/2017 via PR Web

Higher Logic, acquired Informz

synopsis: Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, has acquired Informz, Inc. Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Informz
Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories, create real connections and drive real results.
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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 11/11/2015 via PR Web

Personify Inc, acquired Small World Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Personify, Inc. (Personify), the leading provider of software solutions for the association and member-focused organizations has announced the strategic acquisition of Small World Labs, an online community and social collaboration platform that enables organizations to connect, engage and collaborate with their supporters.
buyer: Personify Inc
Personify is the leading enterprise software and service solution that empowers the best member-focused organizations to succeed. Personify’s suite of products and services enable member-based organizations to better understand, track and manage their constituents. "
target: Small World Labs, Inc.
Small World Labs provides an online community and social collaboration platform to the nonprofit and member-based industries. Small World Labs Community enables organization to better connect, engage, collaborate with and mobilize their supporters in new ways.
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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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announced 9/26/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire GovDelivery, Inc.

synopsis: Actua Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with an investor group led by Vista Equity Partners under which it will sell GovDelivery, the leading provider of cloud-based government communications software solutions, for $153 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: Actua Corporation
target: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery enables public sector organizations to connect with people and to get those people to act. As the number one referrer of traffic to hundreds of government websites, GovDelivery's enterprise-class, cloud-based technology allows government organizations to transform their communications.
price ($mm)
$153
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closed 1/5/2010 via BusinessWire

Internet Capital Group, Inc., acquired GovDelivery, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Capital Group, Inc. announced that, together with management, it has acquired GovDelivery, Inc. GovDelivery, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is the leading platform provider of government-to-citizen digital communication solutions. ICG paid $19.7 million for 89% ownership of GovDelivery.
buyer: Internet Capital Group, Inc. (ACTA:$118.96)
Internet Capital Group owns and builds Internet software companies that drive business productivity and reduce transaction costs between firms. ICG devotes its expertise and capital to maximizing the success of these platform companies that are delivering on-demand software and service applications."
target: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery is the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions. GovDelivery’s digital subscription management solution provides organizations with a fully-automated, on-demand public communication system.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
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 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Y3 Technologies Pte Ltd., acquired Ascentis Private Limited

synopsis: Y3 Technologies has acquired Ascentis, a Singapore-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM), e-commerce, and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions provider.
buyer: Y3 Technologies Pte Ltd.
Y3 Technologies is a supply chain management solutions company based in Singapore. "
target: Ascentis Private Limited
Ascentis is a Singapore-based CRM, e-Commerce and BI solutions provider. Since 2013, Ascentis is proud to be leading the customer engagement innovation in the retail, food & beverage, entertainment, and hospitality industries.
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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 11/19/2020 via PR Web

Billhighway, acquired Impexium

synopsis: Billhighway, the leading financial and performance management solution for member-based organizations, has acquired Impexium, an association management solution. Impexium delivers a mobile-first, analytics driven platform that features solutions for membership management, accounting, sales, emarketing, and more.
buyer parent: Lovell Minnick Partners
buyer: Billhighway
Billhighway gives chapter-based organizations the tools to automate and simplify operations while creating data visibility across entire organizations. Billhighway's partner-centric approach offers clients flexible solutions to address challenges and achieve results that help them thrive and grow. "
target: Impexium
Impexium is a cloud-based membership management platform that supports the full range of association business and administrative activities. Impexium delivers a mobile-first, analytics driven platform that features solutions for membership management, accounting, sales, emarketing, and more.
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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:$21.05)
Petards Group plc (Petards) is a supplier of products to OEMs, system integrators and end-users in the rail, security and defense markets in refurbishment and retrofit applications. "
target: QRO Solutions Limited
QRO was established over 15 years ago as a private business based in Northamptonshire providing end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces and to integrators serving the police and security markets.
price ($mm)
$1.58
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
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:$7,643.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: VaaS International Holdings
VaaS (Video Analysis as a Service) International Holdings, Inc. is the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
price ($mm)
$445
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/31/2020 via BusinessWire

RealPage, Inc., acquired STRATIS IoT

synopsis: RealPage, Inc., a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, announced the acquisition of STRATIS IoT, which connects smart apartment systems and devices into a single, easy-to-use resident app.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$1,115.20)
RealPage provides a technology platform that enables real estate owners and managers to change how people experience and use rental space. Clients use the platform to gain transparency in asset performance, leverage data insights, and monetize space to create incremental yields. "
target: STRATIS IoT
STRATIS IoT is among the largest and broadest integrators of smart devices and systems for multifamily and student apartment buildings, enabling a world class resident experience in over 380,000 units across the U.S., Japan, the UK, EU, and Latin America.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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