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closed 8/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alpine Investors, LP, acquired CSF Corporation

synopsis: On August 8, 2016, Alpine Investors V, LP closed on the stock purchase of CSF Corporation. CSF is a leader in communications and Operations Support Systems software, with a focus on service activation & provisioning. Hosted in the cloud, CSF’s SaaS software is considered mission critical to organizations acquiring & provisioning toll free numbers.
buyer: Alpine Investors, LP
Alpine Investors is a values-driven private equity firm with a mission to build enduring companies by working with, learning from and developing exceptional people. Alpine specializes in middle-market companies in the software, online and business services industries. "
target: CSF Corporation
CSF is the leading SaaS provider for toll-free provisioning, texting, and least cost routing (LCR). CSF’s flagship offering, 8MS® Cloud, helps its clients save time and money by simplifying and automating toll-free voice and text provisioning and reducing carrier costs through optimized LCR.
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closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dura Software, acquired Lane Data Solutions Inc.

synopsis: San Antonio-based private investment company Dura Software has acquired Lane, a global provider of integrated messaging platforms within the health care, banking and commercial markets. Lane's services include secure fax and closed network communications, and Dura expects to build on that infrastructure to create new capabilities.
buyer: Dura Software
Dura Software specializes in hyper-niche software products that fit narrow but mission-critical use cases for business customers. Dura buys software products from owners wanting an exit to operate with no intention to sell. Sellers know their employees, customers, and reputation will be protected. "
target: Lane Data Solutions Inc.
Lane is a global provider of integrated messaging platforms within the health care, banking and commercial markets. Founded in 1976 by Dick Lane, the company provides services in more than 50 countries.
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closed 9/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afinum Management GmbH, acquired Threema GmbH

synopsis: AFINUM has acquired Threema GmbH, the Swiss developer and provider of the leading European secure messenger solution for professional and personal communication. As part of this transaction, the three founders have made a substantial reinvestment and will continue to run the company as managing directors.
buyer: Afinum Management GmbH
Afinum has been founded in 2000 by a team that knew each other well before that. Afinum invests in small- and medium-sized companies and is one of the leading mid-cap investment firms in the German-speaking region. "
target: Threema GmbH
Threema GmbH is a Swiss developer and provider of the leading European secure messenger solution for professional and personal communication. Threema is designed to generate as little user data as possible, and all communication is always end-to-end encrypted.
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closed 4/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alltech France, acquired Azendoo SAS

synopsis: The start-up Azendoo has found a buyer to continue the development of its SaaS collaboration solution. Alltech, a player in the digital transformation of companies, headquartered in Bordeaux, has acquired Azendo, a French messaging app used by remote teams.
buyer: Alltech France
Based in France, Alltech Consulting was born from an offer of expertise in the fields of Web and mobile. Alltech's main activity is the field of engineering and consulting in new technologies, especially in the IT development sector. "
target: Azendoo SAS
Azendoo is a work collaboration platform, available both on desktop and mobile, and a digital transformation specialist. One of the fastest growing startups in France, Azendoo is a messaging app used by remote teams. It was founded in 2011 by Benoit Droulin and Grégory Lefort.
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announced 9/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire myElefant

synopsis: Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire myElefant, a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$598.32)
Sinch is a trusted software provider to mobile operators, and its platform powers business-critical communications for many of the world’s largest companies. Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. "
target: myElefant
Based in France, myElefant publishes a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels. The company is one of the first to adopt conversational messaging technologies such as RCS, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$20
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$12
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd, acquired CONVRG Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Haptik announced it has acqui-hired Convrg, a Los Angeles-based startup that develops chatbots, to serve customers in North America. Convrg is a B2B omni-channel automated voice and messaging platform for enterprise brands that want to reach their consumer on messaging apps and voice assistants.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd
Aakrit Vaish and Swapan Rajdev founded Haptik in 2013, as a chat based virtual concierge mobile application. Haptik is one of the world's largest conversational AI platforms. It has processed more than 2 billion interactions till date, with a client list that includes Samsung, Coca-Cola, and more. "
target: CONVRG Technologies, Inc.
Convrg is a Los Angeles-based startup that develops chatbots, to serve customers in North America. Convrg is a B2B omni-channel automated voice and messaging platform for enterprise brands that want to reach their consumer on messaging apps and voice assistants, using a consistent brand voice.
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closed 5/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Zendesk, acquired Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC

synopsis: Zendesk, Inc., a customer service software company, announced it has acquired Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC, the Montreal-based company behind Smooch, a platform connecting businesses with customers to power more personalized and human conversations.
buyer: Zendesk (ZEN:$650.44)
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. Zendesk serves businesses across a multitude of industries, with more than 145,000 paid customer accounts offering service and support in more than 30 languages. "
target: Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC
Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC is the Montreal-based company behind Smooch, a platform connecting businesses with customers to power more personalized and human conversations.
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closed 1/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Iovox, acquired WannaSpeak

synopsis: Iovox, a global provider of inbound and outbound call tracking solutions, announced the acquisition of WannaSpeak. WannaSpeak offers a full range of Voice enabled services for all kind of business. Proposed in SaaS model, all their products and devices enable easy deployment and helps publishers of websites and commercial sites.
buyer: Iovox
Iovox is a global provider of inbound and outbound call tracking solutions particularly from mobile phones. They help companies and individuals increase their revenue and improve their productivity with unique call tracking solutions. "
target: WannaSpeak
WannaSpeak is focused in telecommunications, internet technologies and online marketing. They offer a full range of Voice enabled services for all kinds of businesses. Proposed in SaaS model, all their products and devices are easy to deploy and helps publisher of websites and commercial sites.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, acquired optimise-it GmbH

synopsis: Ströer, a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, has acquired optimise-it GmbH, one of the leading chat service providers in Europe. In addition to classic sales and service text chat, optimise-it also offers extensions for video chat, co-browsing, social chat, ad chat and more.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: optimise-it GmbH
optimise-it GmbH is one of the leading chat service providers in Europe. In addition to classic sales and service text chat, optimise-it also offers extensions for video chat, co-browsing, social chat, ad chat and more.
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closed 7/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Slack Technologies, Inc, acquired HipChat, Inc.

synopsis: Slack, the workplace chat app, has acquired HipChat from Atlassian, a provider of collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. HipChat is a messaging platform built for businesses. HipChat's secure, compliant, and flexible communication platform features group chat, video chat, and screen sharing to bring teams together.
buyer: Slack Technologies, Inc (WORK:$768.14)
Slack brings all employees' communication together in one place. It creates open channels for the projects, groups and topics that teams share including messages, files & comments, inline images & video, rich link summaries and integration with the services people use every day, like Twitter, etc. "
target parent: Atlassian Pty Ltd.
target: HipChat, Inc.
HipChat is a messaging platform built for businesses. HipChat's secure, compliant, and flexible communication platform features group chat, video chat, and screen sharing to bring teams together. HipChat is available on various platforms, including Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and Linux.
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closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

dotDigital Group PLC, acquired Comapi

synopsis: dotDigital Group Plc, a leading provider of email marketing and other SaaS related technology services to digital marketing professionals, has acquired Comapi. Comapi provides a scalable software platform that allows businesses to communicate with their consumers across multiple conversational messaging channels.
buyer: dotDigital Group PLC (AIM:DOTD:$42.30)
dotDigital Group Plc is a leading provider of email marketing and other SaaS related technology services to digital marketing professionals. Dedicated to helping clients grow their businesses online, they continually develop and expand their core product suite to add more value for marketers. "
target: Comapi
Comapi provides a scalable software platform that allows businesses to communicate with their consumers across multiple conversational messaging channels. Comapi offers a flexible API based omni-channel messaging platform and toolkit that facilitates easy integration and rapid deployment.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 8/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Kodiak Networks

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced it has acquired Kodiak Networks. Kodiak is a provider of a standards-based Push-to-Talk (PTT) communication platform to wireless carriers and operators as a software-as-a-service solution. The Kodiak Broadband PTT platform delivers fast, reliable, and secure calling with LMR interoperability over various networks.
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: Kodiak Networks
Kodiak is a provider of a standards-based Push-to-Talk (PTT) communication platform to wireless carriers and operators as a software-as-a-service solution. The Kodiak Broadband PTT platform delivers fast, reliable, and secure calling with LMR interoperability over 4G LTE, WiFi, and 3G networks.
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announced 9/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Salesforce.com, Inc., will acquire HeyWire

synopsis: Salesforce.com, Inc. has struck a deal to acquire HeyWire, a cloud-based messaging platform for consumers. HeyWire brings cloud-based mobile messaging to business landlines and existing customer support numbers connecting businesses and professionals with co-workers and customers.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$20,286.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: HeyWire
HeyWire provides cloud-based business messaging solutions. The company brings cloud-based mobile messaging to business landlines and existing customer support numbers connecting businesses and professionals with co-workers and customers.
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closed 6/8/2016 via PR Web

Cameo Global, acquired SendHub

synopsis: International Cloud Telecoms magnate Cameo Global acquired SendHub, a leading business messaging startup. SendHub is a San Francisco Bay Area-based startup providing simple SMS solutions for Business. SendHub’s solutions are available on any device and scale to support all enterprises.
buyer: Cameo Global
Cameo Global has offered expertise in IT solutions and telecommunications since 1994. Cameo’s global Contact Centers, Cisco-based cloud technology, and customizable IT solutions make it an enduring leader in the technology world. "
target: SendHub
SendHub is a San Francisco Bay Area-based startup providing simple SMS solutions for Business. SendHub’s solutions are available on any device and scale to support all enterprises. SendHub’s customers include Lyft, Booz Allen Hamilton, Berkshire Hathaway, The Knot, and Teach for America.
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closed 2/22/2013 via Company Press Release

Access UK Ltd., acquired Sazneo

synopsis: Sazneo has been acquired by Access Group. Sazneo Limited provides a browser based real-time group messaging/collaboration service for businesses.
buyer parent: Lyceum Capital
buyer: Access UK Ltd.
Access UK Ltd is an award-winning business & accounting software supplier to organisations across the UK and Ireland. With years’ experience, their consultants have the expertise needed to meet the diverse needs of specific sectors and industries as well as enterprise organisations. "
target: Sazneo
Sazneo is a real-time group messaging service for business that enables teams to communicate more effectively both internally and with teams at other companies.
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closed 3/7/2012 via BusinessWire

Atlassian Pty Ltd., acquired HipChat, Inc.

synopsis: Atlassian, the leading provider of collaboration software for product teams, announced it has acquired San Francisco-based HipChat, Inc. a hosted private chat service for companies and teams. HipChat has more than 1,200 customers including Groupon, HubSpot and WIRED.
buyer: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,614.17)
Atlassian provides software development and collaboration tools to help teams conceive, plan, build and launch great products. Organizations use Atlassian's issue tracking, collaboration and software development tools to work and deliver quality results on time and more efficiently. "
target: HipChat, Inc.
HipChat, Inc. offers an instant messaging service designed for companies and teams. Its services include internal communication with chat rooms and file sharing, and sending and receiving messages through SMS on various phones, desktop, Web browser, i-Phone, and androids.
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closed 2/16/2012 via BusinessWire

j2 Global Communications, Inc., acquired Zimo Communications Ltd.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the provider of cloud services for business, announced that it has acquired Zimo Communications Ltd., the UK-based provider of Numberstore™ cloud voice services. From 0800 freephone to premium rate numbers, Numberstore offers a range of call tariffs and service plans for every organisation, regardless of size.
buyer: j2 Global Communications, Inc. (JCOM:$1,425.94)
Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2 Global’s network spans more than 4,600 cities in 49 countries on six continents. "
target: Zimo Communications Ltd.
Zimo Communications Ltd., based in the UK, is a leading telecoms innovator. Zimo is best known for its popular Numberstore site which provides non-geographic numbers and powerful online call management tools.
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closed 6/6/2011 via BusinessWire

West Corporation, acquired Smoothstone IP Communications, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition of Smoothstone IP Communications, a leading provider of cloud-based communications solutions for the enterprise, adding to its market-leading unified communications portfolio.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target: Smoothstone IP Communications, Inc.
Smoothstone IP Communications is the leading provider of cloud based communications for the enterprise - including MPLS-based application network management, enterprise voice, unified threat management, and advanced contact center solutions, unified messaging and collaboration tools.
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closed 8/12/2010 via Company Press Release

Voxeo Corporation, acquired Teleku

synopsis: Voxeo Corporation, the leader in Unlocked Communications™, announced it has acquired Teleku, a startup enabling web developers to build powerful voice and SMS applications. Teleku founder Chris Matthieu will join the Voxeo Labs team to focus on business development and enterprise adoption of Voxeo's Tropo cloud communications service.
buyer: Voxeo Corporation
Voxeo Corporation is the leading provider of standards-based, hosted, and customer premise interactive voice response (IVR) solutions to Fortune 500 and other innovative companies. "
target: Teleku
The Teleku platform runs phone applications written in PhoneML, TwiML, and traditional VoiceXML. Users can even mix these XML/JSON libraries on a Web service call-by-call basis and chain voice applets together using one or all three of the these libraries.
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announced 10/29/2008 via BusinessWire

Logitech International, will acquire SightSpeed Inc.

synopsis: Logitech International announced that the company has agreed to acquire privately held SightSpeed Inc. of Berkeley, Calif. for approximately $30 million in cash. SightSpeed is an award-winning provider of high-quality Internet video communications services.
buyer: Logitech International (LOGI:$2,824.07)
Logitech is a world leader in personal peripherals, driving innovation in PC navigation, Internet communications, digital music, home-entertainment control, gaming and wireless devices. "
target parent: The Roda Group
target: SightSpeed Inc.
SightSpeed Inc. is the award-winning provider of a groundbreaking portfolio of Internet video communications services, based on patented human perception-based technology coming out of ten years of R&D at Cornell University.
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closed 3/21/2017 via BusinessWire

CSF Corporation, acquired Aerialink

synopsis: CSF Corporation, the leader in toll-free provisioning and LCR, announced that it had acquired Aerialink, Inc., a leading SaaS provider of mobile messaging and location services based in Bettendorf, Iowa. Aerialink, Inc. was founded in 2002 by Chris Currie, and in 2009, Aerialink’s first messaging gateway platform formally launched.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: CSF Corporation
CSF is the leading SaaS provider for toll-free provisioning, texting, and least cost routing (LCR). CSF’s flagship offering, 8MS® Cloud, helps its clients save time and money by simplifying and automating toll-free voice and text provisioning and reducing carrier costs through optimized LCR. "
target: Aerialink
Aerialink is a leading mobile communications company providing a powerful messaging and location services platform via cloud APIs and applications to businesses worldwide. Aerialink’s carrier-grade network and application platform provide enterprise-class capabilities and global message delivery.
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closed 8/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alpine Investors, LP, acquired CSF Corporation

synopsis: On August 8, 2016, Alpine Investors V, LP closed on the stock purchase of CSF Corporation. CSF is a leader in communications and Operations Support Systems software, with a focus on service activation & provisioning. Hosted in the cloud, CSF’s SaaS software is considered mission critical to organizations acquiring & provisioning toll free numbers.
buyer: Alpine Investors, LP
Alpine Investors is a values-driven private equity firm with a mission to build enduring companies by working with, learning from and developing exceptional people. Alpine specializes in middle-market companies in the software, online and business services industries. "
target: CSF Corporation
CSF is the leading SaaS provider for toll-free provisioning, texting, and least cost routing (LCR). CSF’s flagship offering, 8MS® Cloud, helps its clients save time and money by simplifying and automating toll-free voice and text provisioning and reducing carrier costs through optimized LCR.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BusinessWire

ImageQuix, acquired Capturelife

synopsis: ImageQuix and PhotoLynx, two industry leading high volume photography solutions backed by ASG, announced it has acquired Capturelife, a digital delivery and engagement solution that serves school, sports, events, attraction and resort photographers and labs.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: ImageQuix
Founded in 1997, ImageQuix has been serving the needs of professional photographers for 21 years, and is the leading provider of end-to-end workflow and ecommerce solutions in the high-volume photography industry. "
target: Capturelife
Capturelife is a digital technology platform that allows for seamless photo sharing, making it easier to share and relive personal and professional memories of life’s most important experiences.
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closed 11/17/2020 via BusinessWire

Alpine SG, acquired ProfitSword

synopsis: ASG, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors that buys, builds and operates vertical SaaS companies, announced that it has acquired ProfitSword, a leader in the development of business intelligence software solutions for the hospitality and senior living industry.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Alpine SG
ASG is a unique and fast-growing software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical Software as a Service companies. ASG believes in the power of people and data, and that sharing knowledge, expertise, and resources across its community of businesses drives exponential growth."
target: ProfitSword
ProfitSword is a leader in the development of business intelligence software solutions for the hospitality and senior living industry.
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closed 10/30/2020 via BusinessWire

Comlinkdata, acquired ShareTracker

synopsis: Comlinkdata, the leader in telecom market analytics, announced it has acquired ShareTracker, the the largest U.S. market research company dedicated to telecom market share and flow share measurement products and analytics.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Comlinkdata
Comlinkdata is the leading provider of telecom market data and insights in North America. It provides unique, real-time market performance data and pairs this with a team of telecom-savvy analysts to help clients identify, understand and execute on growth opportunities. "
target: ShareTracker
ShareTracker is the the largest U.S. market research company dedicated to telecom market share and flow share measurement products and analytics. With ShareTracker, clients get the technology-based data they must have to make mission critical decisions.
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closed 9/22/2020 via BusinessWire

ASG LegalTech, acquired Headnote

synopsis: ASG LegalTech, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, has acquired Headnote, a novel online payments platform providing compliant ePayments and AR management for law firms of all sizes. Headnote is the latest addition to ASG LegalTech’s platform of rapidly growing legal SaaS products, including PracticePanther, Bill4Time, and MerusCase.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: ASG LegalTech
ASG LegalTech is a novel and rapidly growing legal technology business that offers a suite of product solutions to allow lawyers to automate their firms, get more done in less time, and focus on practicing law. "
target: Headnote
Headnote is an industry leader for compliant ePayments and Accounts Receivables Automation. Headnote replaces outdated and cumbersome manual tracking with personalized AR dashboards operating in real-time to manage payments, analytics, and automated collections.
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closed 8/4/2020 via BusinessWire

KaleidaCare, acquired ExtendedReach

synopsis: ASG has acquired extendedReach, a case management software for child and family social service agencies. extendedReach will join forces with KaleidaCare, a care management software for foster care and social services organizations. Together, the two organizations will create a more diverse suite of products to serve a growing human services market.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: KaleidaCare
KaleidaCare is a web-based care management and billing solution focused on the needs of social service organizations. The company's software provides decision makers access to a complete picture of care for individual clients and for aggregate outcomes. "
target: ExtendedReach
extendedReach is a web-based solution for managing foster care, residential, behavioral health, and other community-based programs. Its platform provides agencies with a customizable solution to streamline their processes, improve compliance, and track information effectively and consistently.
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closed 6/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Alpine SG, acquired Homebot, Inc

synopsis: ASG, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors that buys, builds and operates vertical SaaS companies, has acquired Homebot, a mortgage lending and real estate software solution that maximizes repeat business for lenders and agents by empowering consumers to build wealth through homeownership.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Alpine SG
ASG is a unique and fast-growing software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical Software as a Service companies. ASG believes in the power of people and data, and that sharing knowledge, expertise, and resources across its community of businesses drives exponential growth."
target: Homebot, Inc
Homebot is a high performance client engagement tool for the mortgage and real estate industries. Eliminate customer churn and maximize conversion with an application that helps consumers build long term wealth with their home.
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closed 5/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tech-Keys (Friedomtech LLC), acquired Beringer Technology Group

synopsis: Tech-Keys, a provider of industry-leading IT design, implementation, support, and maintenance, has acquired Beringer Technology Group, an IT service provider with Microsoft Dynamics 365 expertise. The combined company will have a stronger, larger footprint across New Jersey, coupled with a mix of cloud, managed and IT services.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Tech-Keys (Friedomtech LLC)
Tech-Keys provides industry-leading IT design, implementation, support, and maintenance for small to medium businesses in multiple verticals throughout the US. The company provides clients with end-to-end IT management, including IT Consulting, Infrastructure design and support, and more. "
target: Beringer Technology Group
Beringer Technology Group is a leader in the managed service provider industry and is a Microsoft Gold Partner. The company specializes in Managed IT Services, Backup and Disaster Recovery, Cloud Based Computing, Unified Communication Solutions, Microsoft Dynamics 365 & Microsoft Office 365.
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closed 1/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Riverside Insights, acquired ImPACT Concussion Management

synopsis: Riverside Insights, a provider of educational and clinical assessments and a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, has acquired ImPACT Applications, Inc., a leading provider of research-backed concussion assessments. ImPACT Applications offers the only FDA-cleared neurocognitive evaluation aid with concussion specific indications for ages 12-59.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Riverside Insights
Riverside is a provider of educational and clinical assessments that play a key role in helping individuals elevate their learning potential by providing accurate and reliable data. Riverside is comprised of several iconic, leading brands such as Woodcock-Johnson, the Iowa Assessments, and CogAT. "
target: ImPACT Concussion Management
ImPACT Applications, Inc. is the maker of ImPACT, ImPACT Pediatric, and ImPACT Quick Test, all FDA cleared Class I & II medical devices and software solutions that assist in the screening, assessment, and management of concussion.
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closed 11/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Alpine SG, acquired GatherUp

synopsis: ASG and its family of companies, a fast-growing software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical SaaS companies, announced the acquisition of GatherUp, a customer experience and online review engine that enables insights and empowers marketing.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Alpine SG
ASG is a unique and fast-growing software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical Software as a Service companies. ASG believes in the power of people and data, and that sharing knowledge, expertise, and resources across its community of businesses drives exponential growth."
target: GatherUp
GatherUp helps businesses and brands deliver a better customer experience through customer feedback, net promoter score, and online reviews. Businesses of any size, from 1 location to 20,000 locations can utilize the platform to manage and market their online reputation.
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closed 10/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Riverside Insights, acquired ESGI, LLC

synopsis: Riverside Insights, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, has acquired ESGI, a leading SaaS platform for administering, creating, tracking, and reporting teacher-led assessments of early childhood students. ESGI was founded with the mission to help teachers and administrators overcome the unique challenges of early childhood education.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Riverside Insights
Riverside is a provider of educational and clinical assessments that play a key role in helping individuals elevate their learning potential by providing accurate and reliable data. Riverside is comprised of several iconic, leading brands such as Woodcock-Johnson, the Iowa Assessments, and CogAT. "
target: ESGI, LLC
ESGI ("Educational Software for Guiding Instruction") is an industry-leading platform for conducting 1-on-1 assessments that guide instruction for early childhood students. ESGI assessments empower teachers with real-time student data in easy-to-read reports, graphs, parent letters, and flashcards.
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closed 9/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Alpine SG, acquired Transcendent

synopsis: ASG, a software business that buys, builds, and operates vertical Software as a Service companies, has acquired Transcendent, an operations management software business that helps companies track assets, improve workflow, and increase return on investment. Transcendent serves clients in various industries including hospitality, telecom, and others.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Alpine SG
ASG is a unique and fast-growing software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical Software as a Service companies. ASG believes in the power of people and data, and that sharing knowledge, expertise, and resources across its community of businesses drives exponential growth."
target: Transcendent
Transcendent is an operations management software company providing asset management solutions to the telecommunications, lodging, and public sector industries. The Transcendent platform allows businesses to track, monitor, and evaluate their assets through iOS and Android devices.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/5/2019 via PR Newswire

Comlinkdata, acquired Tutela

synopsis: Comlinkdata, the North American leader in telecom market performance analytics, has acquired Tutela, a mobile crowdsourced customer experience data company. Tutela gathers information on mobile infrastructure and tests wireless experience, helping organizations in the mobile industry to understand and improve the world's networks.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Comlinkdata
Comlinkdata is the leading provider of telecom market data and insights in North America. It provides unique, real-time market performance data and pairs this with a team of telecom-savvy analysts to help clients identify, understand and execute on growth opportunities. "
target: Tutela
Tutela is a mobile crowdsourced customer experience data company. Tutela gathers information on mobile infrastructure and tests wireless experience, helping organizations in the mobile industry to understand and improve the world's networks.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/19/2019 via PR Newswire

Frontline Education, will acquire Perennial EdTech

synopsis: Frontline Education, a leading provider of school administration software for the K-12 education community, announced that the company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Perennial EdTech, a group of market leading education software companies with a mission to improve K-12 school administration software ecosystems.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Frontline Education
Frontline Education is the leading provider of school administration software, empowering strategic K-12 leaders with the right tools, data and insights to proactively manage human capital, business operations and special education. "
target parent: Alpine Investors, LP
target: Perennial EdTech
Perennial EdTech is a group of market leading education software companies with a mission to improve K-12 school administration software ecosystems. Perennial strives to deliver educators, administrators, business office staff and students with the most powerful technology tools available.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Net Health, will acquire Optima Healthcare Solutions

synopsis: Net Health, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for specialized outpatient care, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Optima Healthcare Solutions, the premier provider of cloud-based electronic medical record software for contract therapy companies, assisted living facilities and outpatient therapy clinics.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Net Health
Net Health is the leader in software solutions for specialized outpatient care. Their fully interoperable EHR solutions serve 5 medical specialty markets and offer clients an end-to-end solution that includes practice management tools, workflow documentation, revenue cycle management, and analytics."
target parent: Alpine Investors, LP
target: Optima Healthcare Solutions
Optima Healthcare Solutions provides cloud-based solutions for post-acute care providers, including contract therapy companies, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, continuing care retirement communities, outpatient therapy clinics and hospices.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired AuthorityLabs

synopsis: Alpine SG, a unique software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical SaaS companies, announced the acquisition of AuthorityLabs and SERPS, managed by Mike Ciaglia. AuthorityLabs and SERPS will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: AuthorityLabs
AuthorityLabs and SERPS are software platforms for brands and agencies that allow firms to effectively and accurately monitor, test, measure and prove SEO strategies to their customer bases.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Cyfe, Inc.

synopsis: Alpine SG announced the acquisition of Cyfe, an all-in-one dashboard software that helps monitor and analyze data found across all online services like Google Analytics, Salesforce, AdSense and more. Cyfe will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Cyfe, Inc.
Cyfe is an all-in-one dashboard software that helps monitor and analyze data found across all online services like Google Analytics, Salesforce, AdSense, MailChimp, Amazon, Facebook, WordPress, Zendesk, Twitter and more from one single location in real-time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Reputology

synopsis: Alpine SG announced the acquisition of Reputology, a company that helps businesses operating multiple locations engage customers quickly and identify opportunities to improve through its monitoring and management platform. Reputology will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Reputology
Reputology helps businesses operating multiple locations engage customers quickly and identify opportunities to improve through its monitoring and management platform.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Reputation Loop

synopsis: Alpine SG, a unique software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical SaaS companies, announced the acquisition of Reputation Loop, the world’s first and only reputation marketing platform. Reputation Loop will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Reputation Loop
Reputation Loop™ is the world’s first and only reputation marketing platform. Their goal is to empower local business owners with the ability to control and expand their positive reputation.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Social Report

synopsis: Alpine SG announced the acquisition of Social Report, an all-in-one social media management and reporting solution that efficiently allows customers to track and also manage each and every one of their social network accounts. Social Report will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Social Report
Social Report is an all-in-one social media management and reporting solution that efficiently allows customers to track and also manage each and every one of their social network accounts—all in one place.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Alpine SG, acquired KaleidaCare

synopsis: KaleidaCare, a web-based client tracking, management and reporting software solution focused on the needs of social service organizations, announced it is joining Alpine SG, LLC (ASG), a group of market-leading vertical SaaS companies.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Alpine SG
Alpine SG is a group of leading software companies operated by world-class leadership teams. Alpine SG specializes in partnering with founders in best in class software companies in the middle market. Alpine SG is backed by Alpine Investors, a San Francisco based private equity firm. "
target: KaleidaCare
KaleidaCare, based in Austin, TX, is an all-encompassing, secure, online, electronic health record system built specifically for the social and human services organizations.
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$4,220.93)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

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

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

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

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

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

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

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

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
price ($mm)
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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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Zoom
Zoom
Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Their easy, reliable cloud platform for video, phone, content sharing, and chat runs across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.15
EBIT ($mm)
$12.70
Net Income ($mm)
$25.31
Employees
2532
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Ticker: TSE:3681
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
V-cube, Inc.
V-cube, Inc.
V-cube, Inc. provides platforms and software for visual communication methods such as video conferencing.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$46.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.79
EBIT ($mm)
$4.05
Net Income ($mm)
$2.48
Employees
282
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Ticker: WORK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Slack Technologies, Inc
Slack Technologies, Inc
Slack brings all employees' communication together in one place. It creates open channels for the projects, groups and topics that teams share including messages, files & comments, inline images & video, rich link summaries and integration with the services people use every day, like Twitter, etc.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$768.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($267.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($295.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2431
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Ticker: BSE:503699
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geodesic, Ltd.
Geodesic is an innovator in software products focused on Information, Communication and Entertainment for mobile phones and desktop computers. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Geodesic's Mundu suite of award-winning products includes solutions for Instant Messaging, Voice-over-IP and Internet Radio.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: SHOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$360.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.62
EBIT ($mm)
$9.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1063
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Ticker: ENXTAM:CMCOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CM Telecom
CM Telecom
Netherlands-based CM is a communication platform with a portfolio of messaging channels, interactive voice solutions, and innovative payment solutions combined on a single platform. CM offers expertise in mobile solutions, Web API, Bulk & Premium SMS, Push Messages, Mobile internet, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$105.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.15
EBIT ($mm)
($1.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
266
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Ticker: TSE:3923
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd. is a leading provider of cloud-based software for small and medium enterprises in Japan. The company offers various cloud-based chat and e-mail software. Their Mail Dealer software allows companies to share and manage e-mails with multiple targets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$49.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$9.32
Net Income ($mm)
$7.01
Employees
512
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Ticker: AIM:IMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile provides software and services which help businesses capitalise on the growth in mobile communication. The company’s solutions allow customers to use mobile as a channel to create new revenue streams, as CRM and customer engagement channel and as a channel to improve business operations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$219.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.24
EBIT ($mm)
$14.60
Net Income ($mm)
$5.44
Employees
1114
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Ticker: OM:SINCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sinch AB
Sinch AB
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$598.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$60.69
EBIT ($mm)
$47.30
Net Income ($mm)
$33.49
Employees
595
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Ticker: CPAH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CounterPath Solutions, Inc.
CounterPath Solutions, Inc.
CounterPath Solutions, Inc. is a developer of award-winning, carrier-grade VoIP and Video over IP SIP softphones for telecom and Internet telephony service providers, cable operators, IP-PBX manufacturers and infrastructure manufacturers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$1.02
Net Income ($mm)
$0.73
Employees
74
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Ticker: DGII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digi International
Digi International
Digi International is a global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine and Internet of Things connectivity products and services. They help their customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
$3.09
Net Income ($mm)
$4.03
Employees
649
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Ticker: NGM:CHAL B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Challenger Mobile
Challenger Mobile
Challenger Mobile is a Swedish provider of IP-based mobile telephony services and solutions. Challenger Mobile offers a white label solution that enables operators to offer mobile IP telephony to their customers. Their technology helps operators to build a stronger brand and increase their revenue.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: FSLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fastly
Fastly
Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing its customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$246.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($36.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($52.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
717
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,715.61
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,014.73
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
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,580.23
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$779.64
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: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,880.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$179.70
EBIT ($mm)
$120.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,845.75
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
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
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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