Like Caldera Graphics SAS

closed 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Dover Corporation, acquired Caldera Graphics SAS

synopsis: Dover announced that it has acquired Caldera Graphics SAS (“Caldera”). Caldera is a software company with 25 years of experience in developing, marketing and supporting high-quality technical software for the digital printing industry, with a commitment to increasing productivity, cost-efficiency and color output.
buyer: Dover Corporation (DOV:$6,794.34)
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer. They deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through four operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. "
target: Caldera Graphics SAS
Based in Strasbourg, France, Caldera is a software company with 25 years of experience in developing, marketing and supporting high-quality technical software for the digital printing industry, with a commitment to increasing productivity, cost-efficiency and color output.
price ($mm)
$37
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$12
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3.2x
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announced 4/10/2013 via Reuters

PNI Digital Media, will acquire Quarterhouse Software

synopsis: PNI Digital Media, the leading innovator in online and in-store digital media solutions for retailers, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire privately-held QS Quarterhouse Software, Inc., an Austin, Texas based company that is a leading developer of web-based print on demand software for commercial printers and distributors.
buyer: PNI Digital Media (TSX:PN:$21.97)
The world's retailers rely on the PNI Digital Media Platform to sell personalized products. Their platform includes online, in-store kiosk and mobile software solutions enabling consumers to upload or create their own content for ordering as photo prints, photo books, photo calendars, and more. "
target: Quarterhouse Software
Quarterhouse Software is a leading developer of process management and analysis, ERP and commercial printing software solutions. Quarterhouse develops printing solutions, with a focus on online design, e-commerce, and custom web-to-print installations and products.
price ($mm)
$0.49
rev ($mm)
$0
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EV / rev
2.3x
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closed 10/1/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Electronics For Imaging, Inc., acquired Online Print Solutions

synopsis: EFI™, a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, announced that it has acquired Online Print Solutions ("OPS"), a leading innovator in the areas of web-to-print, dynamic publishing and cross-media marketing solutions.
buyer: Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFII:$986.62)
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFI) is a worldwide provider of products, technology and services leading the transformation of analog to digital imaging. These products allow users to produce, communicate and share information, and enable businesses to increase profits, productivity, and efficiency."
target: Online Print Solutions
Online Print Solutions is a leader in the areas of web-to-print, dynamic publishing and cross-media solutions. With its broad product portfolio coupled with its advanced technology, it delivers an unmatched total solution to all organizations involved in the adding of value to ink on paper.
price ($mm)
$8.50
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closed 11/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Global Graphics Software, acquired Xitron

synopsis: Global Graphics PLC announced they have acquired Xitron, LLC, a prepress solutions company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. Xitron develops workflow systems and interfaces to drive the prepress industry’s most popular output devices.
buyer parent: Hybrid Software
buyer: Global Graphics Software (GLOG:$26.27)
Global Graphics is a leading developer of platforms for digital inkjet printing and type design and development. "
target: Xitron
Xitron, LLC is a prepress solutions company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. Xitron develops workflow systems and interfaces to drive the prepress industry’s most popular output devices.
price ($mm)
$4.50
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
9.6x
closed 3/2/2017 via Company Press Release

X-Rite, Incorporated, acquired ColorCert

synopsis: X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology has acquired the ColorCert® software assets from Nelissen Consulting, a privately held company in Germany. ColorCert software is a real-time color and print quality process control and reporting tool used by consumer packaged goods companies and packaging converters.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: X-Rite, Incorporated
X-Rite is the global leader in color science and technology. The company, which now includes color industry leader Pantone, Inc., develops, manufactures, markets and supports innovative color solutions through measurement systems, software, color standards and services. "
target: ColorCert
ColorCert® delivers process control for monitoring and managing color across a large and diverse supply chain, greatly simplifying color communication all the way from the artwork phase of projects through separation, ink room and pressroom.
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closed 12/6/2011 via Market Wire

HP, acquired Hiflex Software GmbH

synopsis: HP, the world's largest technology company, announced it has acquired Hiflex Software GmbH, a privately held global software solutions provider specializing in web-to-print and management information systems solutions for printing services. Founded in 1991, Hiflex is headquartered in Aachen, Germany.
buyer: HP (HPQ:$58,715.00)
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure. "
target: Hiflex Software GmbH
Hiflex Software GmbH is a privately held global software solutions provider specializing in web-to-print and management information systems solutions for printing services. HIFLEX products include HIFLEX MIS, HIFLEX Print Support and its open Web-to-Print System called HIFLEX Webshop.
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announced 11/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Ricoh Co Ltd, will acquire ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH

synopsis: Ricoh Company, Ltd., a Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company, announced that the company has reached an agreement to buy ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH, a leading software provider in the printing industry with a specific competence in color management.
buyer: Ricoh Co Ltd (TSE:7752:$18,591.08)
Ricoh empowers companies and individuals with services and technologies that inspire innovation, enhance sustainability & boost business growth. These include document management systems, IT services, production print solutions, visual communications systems, digital cameras, & industrial systems. "
target: ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH
ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH is a leading software provider in the printing industry with a specific competence in color management. They are based in Hannover, Germany.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BNC Analysis

Mobeus Equity Partners LLP, acquired Tharstern Limited

synopsis: Tharstern has undergone a management buyout, backed by Mobeus. Tharstern is a global market leader supplying innovative management information systems specifically tailored to support the exacting needs and requirements of commercial printing and graphic arts industry.
buyer: Mobeus Equity Partners LLP
Mobeus Equity Partners LLP is a private equity and venture capital firm in lower middle market, mature, and emerging growth stages specializing in providing growth capital investments, acquisition finance, management buyouts, secondary buyouts, Combined Debt and Equity funding, and more. "
target: Tharstern Limited
Tharstern is a global market leader supplying innovative management information systems specifically tailored to support the exacting needs and requirements of commercial printing and graphic arts industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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announced 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Hybrid Software, will acquire Global Graphics Software

synopsis: Global Graphics and HYBRID Software announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a proposed all cash acquisition. Global Graphics is a leading developer of platforms for digital inkjet printing and type design and development. HYBRID Software is owned and operated by Congra Software.
buyer: Hybrid Software
HYBRID Software was founded in 2007 with one simple goal: to provide the "missing link" between MIS systems, web-to-print portals, and prepress workflow. HYBRID Software is owned and operated by Congra Software. "
target: Global Graphics Software (GLOG:$26.27)
Global Graphics is a leading developer of platforms for digital inkjet printing and type design and development.
price ($mm)
$58
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
21.0x
closed 3/12/2015 via Company Press Release

Materialise Dental N.V., acquired CENAT bvba

synopsis: Materialise NV, a leading provider of Additive Manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D printing solutions in the medical and industrial markets, announced the acquisition of Belgian-based CENAT, a developer of embedded computing software and solutions for additive manufacturing control systems.
buyer: Materialise Dental N.V. (GS:MTLS:$86.16)
Materialise Dental offers planning and simulation software tools under the SimPlant brand. These tools enable implantologists and oral surgeons to scientifically plan dental implant surgery on an interactive basis. "
target: CENAT bvba
CENAT is a developer of embedded computing software and solutions for additive manufacturing control systems. The CENAT team is comprised of four experts specialized in the development of control systems and the corresponding embedded software.
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closed 1/23/2006 via

RedPrairie Corporation, acquired Alta A/S

synopsis: RedPrairie Corporation, a global leader in supply chain technology solutions that enable business process transformation, announced today that, it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Alta A/S, a leading provider of Manufacturing Event Management solutions for automotive suppliers.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners
buyer: RedPrairie Corporation
RedPrairie delivers productivity solutions to help companies in three categories – workforce, inventory and transportation. RedPrairie provides these solutions to manufacturers, distributors and retailers looking to support business strategies that increase revenue and reduce costs. "
target: Alta A/S
Alta A/S, a leading provider of Manufacturing Event Management solutions for automotive suppliers.
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closed 7/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Kistler Instrumente AG, acquired IOS GmbH

synopsis: Kistler Group is taking over Aachen, Germany based IOS GmbH, provider of MES (Manufacturing Execution System) software and hardware systems, with immediate effect. In doing so, Kistler can now offer the manufacturing industry a modular production monitoring system that covers the entire value chain, from sensors to production planning and control.
buyer: Kistler Instrumente AG
Kistler is the global leader in dynamic measurement technology for measuring pressure, force, torque and acceleration. The company's unique sensor technology plays a key role in the evolution of automobile development and industrial automation, as well as in numerous emerging sectors. "
target: IOS GmbH
IOS GmbH is a provider of MES (Manufacturing Execution System) software and hardware systems. They offer the manufacturing industry a modular production monitoring system that covers the entire value chain, from sensors to production planning and control.
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closed 5/3/2017 via PR Web

Simparel Inc., acquired Shopfloor Support LLC

synopsis: Simparel, Inc., the innovator in next-generation information technology solutions for the fashion and consumer goods industries, announces the acquisition of Shopfloor Support LLC. Shopfloor offers a Wi-Fi Android based shop floor control system that redefines how manufacturers capture real time production data and helps increase productivity.
buyer: Simparel Inc.
Designed for the consumer goods industries, Simparel empowers manufacturers to scale their businesses by accelerating and improving performance across the entire business and global supply chain. Their solution combines ERP, PLM, SCM, SFC, and other productivity tools into a single business system. "
target: Shopfloor Support LLC
ShopFloor Support is a Wi-Fi Android based shop floor control system. Their product is simple to use and offers real-time production and payroll data collection, worker feedback and a plant management system that helps manufacturers increase productivity and improve shop floor control.
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closed 12/1/2008 via BusinessWire

ESI Group, acquired Procelerate Technologies Inc.

synopsis: ESI Group, pioneer and world-leading supplier of digital simulation software for prototyping and manufacturing processes, announced the acquisition of Vdot, a software focused on development process management, from the US company Procelerate Technologies Inc.
buyer: ESI Group (ENXTPA:ESI:$140.44)
ESI Group is a world-leading supplier and pioneer of digital simulation software for prototyping and manufacturing processes that take into account the physics of materials. "
target: Procelerate Technologies Inc.
Procelerate offers Vdot, a software platform for process management. Its product enables process definition, process execution, data management, team collaboration, project management, and application integration.
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closed 5/23/2006 via Company Press Release

Visiprise, Inc., acquired RSS Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Visiprise, Inc., a leader in integrated manufacturing operations solutions, today announced it has acquired Canadian-based RSS Solutions Inc. The acquisition will usher in the launch of the Visiprise Shop Floor Scheduler.
buyer: Visiprise, Inc.
Visiprise is a leading provider of business solutions for integrated manufacturing operations. Visiprise solutions help customers plan, define, control, execute and analyze manufacturing operations in a single environment, to easily integrate with existing enterprise applications. "
target: RSS Solutions, Inc.
RSS Solutions develops, markets and implements advanced planning, scheduling, and execution software. The privately held company, based in Ontario, Canada has serviced manufacturing clients in the automotive, aerospace and defense, and other industries during its more than 20 years in business.
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closed 8/5/2009 via BNC Analysis

Rudolph Technologies, Inc., acquired Adventa Control Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Rudolph Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of process characterization equipment and software for wafer fabs and advanced packaging facilities, announced that it has acquired Adventa Control Technologies, Inc., Plano, Texas. Adventa provides a wide range of Advanced Process Control technologies to semiconductor manufacturers.
buyer: Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (RTEC:$218.49)
Rudolph Technologies is a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of high-performance process control metrology, defect inspection and data analysis systems used by semiconductor device manufacturers. "
target parent: Global Equity Capital, LLC
target: Adventa Control Technologies, Inc.
Adventa Control Technologies, Inc. is the world’s leading supplier of advanced equipment control, equipment automation, advanced process control, and fault detection software to the semiconductor industry.
price ($mm)
$5.01
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closed 1/3/2013 via Company Press Release

Metso, acquired ExperTune Inc.

synopsis: Metso has acquired U.S. software company ExperTune Inc. ExperTune designs pre-packaged industrial software to analyze and monitor the performance of industrial processes and to identify the associated maintenance and improvement opportunities.
buyer: Metso
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power, and oil and gas. It designs, develops, and produces systems, automation solutions, machinery, and equipment for process industries. "
target: ExperTune Inc.
ExperTune designs pre-packaged industrial software which maximizes productivity and efficiency and reduces waste in the process industries worldwide: chemical, pulp and paper, utilities, refining, and food processing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 12/16/2008 via PR Newswire

Greycon Ltd., acquired Effsys Effektiva System AB

synopsis: Greycon Ltd., a world leader in supply chain optimisation for the paper, printing, film and nonwovens industries, announces its acquisition of Effsys Effektiva, a Swedish specialist in Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES).
buyer: Greycon Ltd.
Greycon Ltd. is a global company with offices in England, USA, Canada and Uruguay. Greycon customers, concentrated in the paper, printing, film and nonwovens industries, span the globe with more than 400 plants using its products and services. "
target: Effsys Effektiva System AB
Effsys Effektiva is a Swedish specialist in Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). The company's MES solutions are built on a standard system core, common for all implementations, with a client and interface layer adaptable to individual site needs.
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announced 4/22/2008 via BusinessWire

Rockwell Automation, Inc., will acquire Incuity Software Inc.

synopsis: Rockwell Automation, Inc. has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Incuity Software, Inc., a privately held company that is a leading supplier of Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence software. Incuity’s software provides real-time intelligence for business decision support to improve operations and reduce production waste.
buyer: Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK:$6,694.10)
Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives. "
target: Incuity Software Inc.
Incuity Software, Inc. is a leading provider of Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence software. Headquartered in Mission Viejo, California the company is venture funded by American River Ventures and Palomar Ventures.
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closed 12/3/2007 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired CoCreate Software

synopsis: PTC, the Product Development Company®, announced it has completed its acquisition of CoCreate Software GmbH, a provider of product development solutions, for approximately $250 million net of cash acquired and excluding transaction fees.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,255.63)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: CoCreate Software
CoCreate Software is a provider of PLM and CAD software. Over 5,000 manufacturing companies on active support, predominantly in the high-tech and electronics and heavy machinery industries, depend on CoCreate in order to achieve speed and flexibility in their modeling processes.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Dover Corporation, acquired Caldera Graphics SAS

synopsis: Dover announced that it has acquired Caldera Graphics SAS (“Caldera”). Caldera is a software company with 25 years of experience in developing, marketing and supporting high-quality technical software for the digital printing industry, with a commitment to increasing productivity, cost-efficiency and color output.
buyer: Dover Corporation (DOV:$6,794.34)
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer. They deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through four operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. "
target: Caldera Graphics SAS
Based in Strasbourg, France, Caldera is a software company with 25 years of experience in developing, marketing and supporting high-quality technical software for the digital printing industry, with a commitment to increasing productivity, cost-efficiency and color output.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Dover Corporation, acquired Caldera Graphics SAS

synopsis: Dover announced that it has acquired Caldera Graphics SAS (“Caldera”). Caldera is a software company with 25 years of experience in developing, marketing and supporting high-quality technical software for the digital printing industry, with a commitment to increasing productivity, cost-efficiency and color output.
buyer: Dover Corporation (DOV:$6,794.34)
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer. They deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through four operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. "
target: Caldera Graphics SAS
Based in Strasbourg, France, Caldera is a software company with 25 years of experience in developing, marketing and supporting high-quality technical software for the digital printing industry, with a commitment to increasing productivity, cost-efficiency and color output.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Aston Display Limited will be merged with Taylex Displays Ltd,

synopsis: Taylex Displays, a UK family owned and operated business specializing in custom display solutions for exhibitions, storefronts, trade shows, showrooms, and much more, will merge with Aston Display Limited, a UK company that specializes in the design, manufacture and installation of imaginative exhibition stands and displays.
buyer: Taylex Displays Ltd
UK-based Taylex Displays offers the pinnacle of exhibition and display solutions. Their family owned and operated business specializes in custom display solutions for exhibitions, storefronts, trade shows, showrooms, and much more. "
target: Aston Display Limited
Headquartered in the UK, Aston Display Limited specializes in the design, manufacture and installation of imaginative exhibition stands and displays. They guide clients through the exhibition process and help them reach your objectives for their show or exhibition program.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BusinessWire

ZOLL Medical Corporation, acquired Mobilize RRS LLC

synopsis: ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, has acquired Mobilize RRS LLC., a company that markets the Mobilize Rescue Systems app and associated rescue kits. Each Mobilize Rescue Systems product contains medical equipment that pairs with interactive software to help bystanders manage emergencies.
buyer parent: Asahi Kasei Group
buyer: ZOLL Medical Corporation
ZOLL Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group company, develops and markets medical devices and software solutions that help advance emergency care and save lives, while increasing clinical and operational efficiencies. "
target: Mobilize RRS LLC
Mobilize RRS equips bystanders with the resources necessary to respond to medical emergencies. Mobilize RRS’ team of medical professionals, military veterans, and software developers integrated modern medical supplies and an innovative app into a cohesive unit, as Mobilize Rescue Systems.
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closed 7/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Gemspring Capital, acquired Rapid Displays, Inc.

synopsis: Gemspring Capital, a middle-market private equity firm, has acquired Rapid Displays, Inc., a leading provider of point-of-purchase displays and related services. Rapid provides a comprehensive solution for custom point-of-purchase displays, including creative design, engineering, prototyping, production, and logistics.
buyer: Gemspring Capital
Gemspring Capital is a private equity firm with $355 million of equity capital under management, focusing on making control and structured equity investments in lower middle market companies headquartered in the United States and Canada. "
target: Rapid Displays, Inc.
Rapid Displays offers custom retail displays, store fixtures, kiosk merchandising, and more for an end-to-end visual merchandising solution. One integrated team of retail experts, designers, advisors, and project managers results in a tailored and seamless experience for each customer.
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closed 3/20/2019 via PE Hub

MC Sign Company, acquired Coastal Signage + Wayfinding

synopsis: MC Group, an Arcapita portfolio company, has acquired Coastal Signage + Wayfinding. Coastal Signage + Wayfinding, of Oceanside, California, provides signage, graphics as well as fixtures and displays for customers.
buyer parent: Arcapita Inc.
buyer: MC Sign Company
Established in 1953, MC Group is one of the largest national providers of signage, lighting, electrical, and energy management solutions. Complete brand management services include program management, installation, repair, maintenance, energy saving retrofits, rollouts and more. "
target: Coastal Signage + Wayfinding
Coastal Signage + Wayfinding, of Oceanside, California offers an extensive range of exterior and interior branding and wayfinding products including: signage, graphics, fixtures/displays, architectural elements and façade cladding.
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closed 12/6/2018 via PR Newswire

Scentpression, acquired ScentTech Aromatics

synopsis: Scentpression, a business atmospheric agency which specializes in using scent to help clients achieve sales, customer delight and branding goals, has acquired ScentTech Aromatic, a scent marketing company based in Kamloops, BC, Canada.
buyer: Scentpression
Scentpression is a leading provider of scent marketing solutions for businesses around the world. Their scent machines transform the perception of a commercial identity and environment, enabling businesses to create a unique experience by engaging memory and emotions through the sense of smell. "
target: ScentTech Aromatics
ScentTech Aromatic is a scent marketing company based in Kamloops, BC, Canada. They help create lasting connections with customers through scent technology. Their scent machines can help shape and transform a company’s image and brand.
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closed 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Hub Promotional Group, acquired BCG Creations

synopsis: HUB Promotional Group, a premier promotional product family of brands, has acquired BCG Creations, a leader in metal casting and manufacturing of promotional products in Canada. BCG specializes in emblematics and wood products. They offer custom lapel pins, keychains, medals, dog tags, belt buckles, lanyards and other assorted promotional products.
buyer: Hub Promotional Group
HUB Promotional Group is a premier promotional product family of brands. The group provides their customers with the widest range of top quality products with the most stress free customer purchase experience. They offer pens, leather products, neoprene-based products, beverage insulators and more. "
target: BCG Creations
Founded in 1981, BCG Creations is a leader in metal casting and manufacturing of promotional products in Canada. BCG specializes in emblematics and wood products. They offer custom lapel pins, keychains, medals, dog tags, belt buckles, lanyards, ornaments and other assorted promotional products.
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announced 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

TeamLease, will acquire Evolve Technologies and Services Private Limited

synopsis: Staffing company TeamLease Services Ltd has agreed to acquire Pune-based Evolve Technologies and Services Pvt. Ltd. Evolve Technologies is mainly involved in providing temporary staffing to clients in the telecom and IT sector. Evolve Technologies is also a manufacturer of high end x-ray imaging products.
buyer: TeamLease (BSE:539658:$675.51)
TeamLease Services is one of India’s leading human resource service companies in the organized segment. They are a one-stop provider of human resources services to various industries and diverse functional roles, offering staffing, payroll processing, recruitment, compliance and training services. "
target: Evolve Technologies and Services Private Limited
Pune-based Evolve Technologies and Services primarily provides manpower augmentation and temporary staffing services for the telecom industry. The group is also a manufacturer of high end x-ray imaging products.
price ($mm)
$5.65
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$17
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closed 2/15/2017 via Market Wire

TCG Capital, LLC, acquired Mad Marketing Lab & Advertising

synopsis: TCG Capital, an international finance and investment firm headquartered in Miami, announced its acquisition of Mad Marketing Lab & Advertising, a full service point of sale (POS) company. Mad Marketing Lab & Advertising is a global company specialized in design & manufacturing of POS, premiums & merchandising.
buyer: TCG Capital, LLC
TCG Capital is an international finance and investment firm headquartered in Miami. TCG Capital -Credit Partners- is a Joint-Venture between The Cannaregio Group, LLC & American Capital Financial Group, LLC. "
target: Mad Marketing Lab & Advertising
Mad Marketing Lab & Advertising is a global company specialized in design & manufacturing of POS, premiums & merchandising. They help their clients to persuade consumers to buy their products at the point of sale.
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closed 3/9/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Superior Uniform Group, Inc., acquired Bamko Inc.

synopsis: Superior Uniform Group, Inc., a company that designs, manufactures and markets employee uniforms, image apparel, scrubs and patient apparel, announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of BAMKO, Inc., a full-service merchandise sourcing and promotional products company based in Los Angeles, CA.
buyer: Superior Uniform Group, Inc. (SGC:$259.05)
Superior Uniform Group designs, manufactures and markets employee uniforms, image apparel, scrubs and patient apparel. Superior Uniform Group® (NASDAQ:SGC), established in 1920, is one of America’s foremost providers of fine uniforms and image apparel. "
target: Bamko Inc.
Bamko, Inc. is a global sourcing company that offers a cost effective solution to companies looking for promotional items, advertising campaigns, corporate gifts, and online stores to promote their brands.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
$32
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0.9x
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closed 10/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Downing Displays merged with Horizon Displays,

synopsis: Downing Displays, a full-service exhibit house based in suburban Cincinnati, Ohio has announced its merger with DeKalb, Illinois-based Horizon Displays, a full service exhibit house located west of Chicago.
buyer: Horizon Displays
For over 30 years Horizon Displays has been a leading force in the design and fabrication of custom trade show exhibits. Their team has a collective expertise virtually unparalleled in the trade show industry. "
target: Downing Displays
Downing Displays is a full service provider of custom and portable exhibits, including kiosks, environmental graphics and permanent installations. They were founded in 1962.
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closed 5/20/2015 via GlobeNewswire

IDÉ House of Brands, purchased Business and Advertising Gifts Business from Wulff Group Plc

synopsis: Wulff has sold its business and advertising gifts business to IDÉ House of Brands Finland Oy.Wulff Group Plc is the most significant Nordic player in office supplies and an industry pioneer. Wulff sells and markets office supplies, facility management products, business and promotional gifts, IT supplies and more.
buyer: IDÉ House of Brands
IDÉ House of Brands is Scandinavia's leading supplier of promotional items and gifts for the business community. IDÉ House of Brands can develop ideas that profile a customer's image and value base by means of gift items, profile clothing, uniforms, promotional items and more. "
seller: Wulff Group Plc (HLSE:WUF1V:$80.20)
Wulff Group sells and markets office supplies, facility management products, business and promotional gifts, IT supplies and more through its business and advertising gifts business.
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closed 5/5/2014 via GlobeNewswire

LSI Industries Inc., purchased Digital Signage Business from 3M

synopsis: LSI Industries Inc., a vertically integrated manufacturer who combines assimilated technology, design and manufacturing, announced that it recently acquired from 3M, certain assets in connection with 3M's digital signage business including hardware, software, and access to customer relationships.
buyer: LSI Industries Inc.
LSI Industries Inc. is a vertically integrated manufacturer who combines assimilated technology, design and manufacturing to produce the most efficient products possible. They advance solid-state technology to make affordable, high performance, energy efficient lighting and custom graphic products. "
seller: 3M (MMM:$32,765.00)
3M's Digital Signage assets includes hardware, software, and access to customer relationships.
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closed 3/7/2013 via PR Newswire

ACE Marketing & Promotions, Inc., acquired FuturLink

synopsis: Ace Marketing & Promotions, Inc., an Integrated Marketing Company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of FuturLink, SA, a pioneer in the field of location-based mobile marketing. FuturLink has developed innovative platforms utilizing Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, QR and NFC to create, manage and deploy mobile marketing campaigns.
buyer: ACE Marketing & Promotions, Inc.
Ace Marketing & Promotions, Inc. is a business and technology development company focusing on advanced integrated marketing platforms, mobile marketing, social networks, website development and digital media. "
target: FuturLink
FuturLink develops and manufactures equipment and applications to empower interaction between brands and consumers, using innovative digital platforms in the fields of Mobile, Internet, Digital Signage and Point of Sale.
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closed 5/10/2011 via PR Newswire

Platinum Group, LLC, acquired Nordquist Sign Company, Inc.

synopsis: Turnaround firm Platinum Group announced that its private equity fund has acquired the assets of Nordquist Sign Company, Inc., which has designed, fabricated and serviced signage for businesses and institutions since 1904.
buyer: Platinum Group, LLC
Founded in the early 1980s, Platinum Group is a turnaround management, consulting and investment firm that helps business owners restore, enhance and realize the value of their businesses. "
target: Nordquist Sign Company, Inc.
Nordquist Sign is a designer and fabricator of signage, environment graphics and architectural elements since 1904. The company's designers and project managers team up with clients to transform their designs into quality, three-dimensional identities at a reasonable price.
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closed 1/5/2011 via Company Press Release

Camsing Global, LLC, acquired Corvest Promotional Products, Inc.

synopsis: Camsing Global, LLC announced it will acquire certain assets of Corvest Acquisition, Inc., a top-20 promotional products supplier and parent company of Adva-Lite, Toppers and It’s Greek To Me.
buyer: Camsing Global, LLC
Camsing Global is a multi-dimensional Manufacturer and Supply Chain Management Company for the Promotional Products industry worldwide. With over 3,000 workers globally, we develop, design, manufacture and export a wide range of categories of promotional products. "
target: Corvest Promotional Products, Inc.
Corvest is your source for branded items, logo merchandise, eco-friendly promotions, promotional safety products and personalized products for trade shows, corporate gifts, and a wide variety of inexpensive promotions.
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closed 9/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC, purchased Prepaid Platform from Springbok Services, Inc.

synopsis: Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC, announced that it has acquired certain assets of Springbok Services, Inc. The assets were acquired by Fifth Third Processing Solutions in connection with Springbok's Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding and include Springbok's cutting edge reloadable prepaid card processing platform.
buyer parent: Advent International Corporation
buyer: Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC (VNTV:$3,796.12)
Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC delivers innovative payment transaction processing and acceptance solutions to create and support complex payment strategies for merchants, businesses and financial institutions around the world. "
seller: Springbok Services, Inc.
A leading provider of customized prepaid card programs since 1998, Springbok Services has pioneered the development of full-service, multi-touch prepaid solutions that deliver results.
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$1.50
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closed 3/26/2007 via PR Newswire

Polycom Inc., acquired SpectraLink Corp.

synopsis: Polycom, Inc., the world's leading provider of unified collaborative communications solutions, announced the expiration of the tender offer by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Spyglass Acquisition Corp., for all outstanding shares of SpectraLink Corp.
buyer: Polycom Inc. (PLCM:$1,197.80)
Polycom delivers end-to-end rich media collaborative applications for voice, video, data and the web from desktop and mobile personal systems to room systems to the network core. Our vision is to enable people to connect anytime, anyplace and with any device in a virtual experience. "
target: SpectraLink Corp.
Provider of workplace Wi-Fi telephony; scalable technology, integrating VoIP and traditional telephony platforms, instant access to people and business-critical information.
price ($mm)
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$145
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
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0.0x
closed 9/18/2006 via BusinessWire

EMC Corporation, acquired RSA Security

synopsis: EMC Corporation the leader in information management and storage, announced it has completed the acquisition of Massachusetts-based RSA Security, the leader in protecting and managing online identities and digital assets.
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: RSA Security
RSA Security Inc. is the expert in protecting online identities and digital assets. The inventor of core security technologies for the Internet, the Company leads the way in strong authentication and encryption, bringing trust to millions of user identities and the transactions that they perform.
price ($mm)
$2,100
rev ($mm)
$322
EBITDA ($mm)
$49
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6.5x
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42.7x
announced 8/7/2019 via Company Press Release

IN Groupe, will acquire SURYS

synopsis: IN Groupe, a French company that offers identity solutions and secure digital services, at the leading edge of technology and integrating electronics and biometrics, announced it will acquire SURYS, a French technology company providing anticounterfeiting solutions based on optical and digital sciences.
buyer: IN Groupe
A partner of the French government, IN Groupe offers identity solutions and secure digital services, at the leading edge of technology and integrating electronics and biometrics. From components to services to interoperable systems, IN is a global specialist in identity and secure digital services. "
target parent: Cathay Capital Private Equity
target: SURYS
SURYS is a French technology company providing anticounterfeiting solutions based on optical and digital sciences. SURYS offers solutions to ensure that identity documents, banknotes and fiduciary documents are easy to authenticate and hard to counterfeit.
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announced 1/3/2014 via

T2 Systems, will acquire Digital Payment Technologies

synopsis: T2 Systems, a technology-focused parking system provider, and Digital Payment Technologies (DPT) announced the execution of a definitive agreement for T2's acquisition of DPT, a leading provider of "smart" multi-space pay stations and cloud-based enterprise software for the parking industry.
buyer: T2 Systems
T2 Systems is a technology-focused parking system provider with deep roots in the evolving parking industry. This commitment is evident in T2's quality products and services, thought leadership and strong customer relationships. "
target: Digital Payment Technologies
Digital Payment Technologies (DPT) is a leading provider of "smart" multi-space pay stations and cloud-based enterprise software for the parking industry. DPT products provide complete financial tracking, control, and reporting on parking revenue collected by cities, municipalities, and more.
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