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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Abacus Next, acquired OfficeTools

synopsis: AbacusNext, which provides case management and desktop-as-a-service cloud platforms to legal clients, has announced the acquisition of accounting practice management solutions provider OfficeTools. OfficeTools is the leading provider of practice management software and educational resources in the tax preparation and public accounting industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Abacus Next
Abacus Next® helps businesses with stringent security and compliance needs grow by providing Compliance-Ready™ turnkey technology solutions, allowing clients to leverage the power of cloud computing without the added challenges and expenses of managing complex IT infrastructures on their own. "
target: OfficeTools
OfficeTools is the leading provider of practice management software and educational resources in the tax preparation and public accounting industry. Their flagship application, WorkSpace™, combines a suite of core productivity and management features into an integrated solution.
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announced 5/19/2022 via BNC Analysis

Access Group, will purchase Accountants Group from Reckon Limited

synopsis: The Access Group, a leading provider of business software in the UK, will acquire Reckon’s Accountants Group. Reckon is one of Australia’s leading business technology companies. Their Accountants Group includes the Reckon Elite and APS platforms. Reckon Elite and APS are complete practice management solutions for accountants.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
seller: Reckon Limited (ASX:RKN:$54.95)
Reckon is one of Australia’s leading business technology companies. Reckon’s Accountants Group includes the Reckon Elite and APS platforms. Reckon Elite and APS are complete practice management solutions for accountants.
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closed 1/20/2021 via BusinessWire

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired Senta

synopsis: IRIS Software Group, one of the UK’s largest software companies, has acquired Senta, a cloud-based practice management software solution in the UK. Senta helps accountants and bookkeepers to grow their firms and deliver better services to their clients. Their software features solutions for CRM, workflow and tasks, document management, and more.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS Software Group is the UK’s largest privately held software company and the most trusted provider of mission-critical software and services. Using their applications, critical operational tasks are done right first time, every time, so organizations can look forward and thrive with confidence. "
target: Senta
Senta is a cloud-based practice management software solution in the UK. Senta helps accountants and bookkeepers to grow their firms and deliver better services to their clients. Their software features solutions for CRM, workflow and tasks, document management, client portals, and more.
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announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

MYOB Limited, will purchase Accountants Practice Management Division from Reckon Limited

synopsis: Australian cloud accounting provider Reckon announced the sale of its Accountants Practice Management division to MYOB. Reckon's Accountants Practice Management division provides accounting, tax compliance and related software to more than 4,000 large and small accounting practices in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Group Ltd is a leading provider of online business management solutions. MYOB makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more. "
seller: Reckon Limited (ASX:RKN:$54.95)
Reckon's Accountants Practice Management division includes three operating businesses (Reckon APS, Reckon Elite, and Reckon Docs) that provide accounting, tax compliance and related software to more than 4,000 large and small accounting practices in Australia and New Zealand.
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$138
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closed 8/20/2015 via PR Web

Accountingfly, acquired Going Concern

synopsis: Accountingfly, the accounting profession’s online career community, announced the acquisition of Going Concern, a leading accounting news publication. Going Concern features original editorial content and an insider analysis of the culture, people and firms shaping the profession.
buyer: Accountingfly
Accountingfly is the accounting profession’s online career community. Employers use Accountingfly to streamline the recruitment and hiring process of interns, early career and experienced accountants. "
target parent: Sift Media
target: Going Concern
Going Concern is a leading accounting news publication. It features original editorial content and an insider analysis of the culture, people and firms shaping the profession.
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closed 7/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., acquired Fifo Pty Ltd

synopsis: Intuit, Inc. acquired Fifo Pty Ltd., an online accounting practice management software company. Fifo is a cloud based (online) software system for the accounting industry, comprising of workpapers, job workflow manager, document manager, integrated client communications, secure client portal and more.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$10,317.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Fifo Pty Ltd
Fifo Pty Ltd. is an online accounting practice management software company. Fifo is a cloud based (online) software system for the accounting industry, comprising of workpapers, job workflow manager, document manager, integrated client communications, secure client portal and more.
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closed 3/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Diversified Communications, acquired The Sleeter Group, Inc.

synopsis: Diversified Communications announced the acquisition of The Sleeter Group, Inc. The Sleeter Group, Inc. operates a membership community that provides professional training and development through an annual conference, membership networking forums, webinars, books, exams, newsletters, blogs and research services.
buyer: Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications, a global media and marketing services company headquartered in Portland, Maine, USA provides information and market access through face-to-face events, publications, and eMedia. "
target: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
The Sleeter Group, Inc. operates a membership community that provides professional training and development through an annual conference, membership networking forums, webinars, books, exams, newsletters, blogs and research services.
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announced 10/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

MYOB Limited, will purchase GreatSoft Australia from GreatSoft

synopsis: MYOB, an Australian provider of business management solutions, will acquire GreatSoft Australia, a provider of Customer Relationship Management software for accounting firms and practices. GreatSoft's cloud-based practice management software streamlines accounting firms and improves communication with their clients.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
Australia-based MYOB is a leading provider of business management solutions. The company's innovative software and services simplify many parts of a business, including accounting, payroll, retail Point of Sale, Customer Relationship Management, websites, tax, and more. "
seller: GreatSoft
GreatSoft Australia is a provider of Customer Relationship Management software for accounting firms and practices. Its cloud-based practice management software streamlines accounting firms and improves communication with their clients.
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closed 5/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Right Networks, LLC, acquired Rootworks

synopsis: Right Networks, a provider of cloud-enabled technology solutions for accounting firms and small businesses, has acquired Rootworks, a modern firm performance platform for accountants. Rootworks provides their members with turnkey client products, a smart CRM platform, and an established peer network.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: Right Networks, LLC
Right Networks is the leading provider of cloud-based accounting and business solutions for CPA firms, accounting professionals and small to medium businesses who want to gain all the benefits of cloud-based applications without needing to replace what they use today. "
target: Rootworks
Rootworks is a modern firm performance platform for accountants. Rootworks provides their members with turnkey client products, a smart CRM platform, and an established peer network. Rootworks also offers modern websites and firm-branded magazines that elevate the client experience.
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closed 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Merit Tarkvara AS

synopsis: Visma expands its geographic footprint and strengthens its Northern European leadership in cloud-based ERP for accountants and the SMB segment with the acquisition of Estonia based Merit Tarkvara. Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software.
buyer: Visma ASA
Based in Norway, Visma makes businesses more efficient, through offerings of software, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting. Visma simplifies and digitalizes core business processes within the private and public sector. "
target: Merit Tarkvara AS
Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software, with the key products Merit Aktiva and Merit Palk as effective and accessible cloud-based tools for both accountants and small business owners. Merit Tarkvara is headquartered in Estonia.
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closed 11/1/2017 via Company Press Release

Trintech Group Plc, acquired Adra Software AS

synopsis: Trintech, a leading global provider of integrated, cloud-based Record to Report software solutions for the office of finance, announced it has acquired Adra Software, a leading provider of financial close and reconciliation software for the European marketplace.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity
buyer: Trintech Group Plc (TTPA:$33.95)
Trintech is a leading provider of financial software solutions for the Record-to-Report process. Over 1,700 clients worldwide – including the majority of the Fortune 100 – rely on Trintech's cloud-based software to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve governance and transparency. "
target: Adra Software AS
Adra Software develops and markets software for financial process management and the financial close process, helping accounting and finance teams to work smarter and quicker, with better control and accuracy.
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closed 9/1/2017 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer NV, acquired Adsolut

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announces that it has signed and completed the acquisition of Adsolut, a fast-growing provider of collaborative tax and accounting solutions for tax advisors and their clients in Belgium. The company offers an integrated, modular software suite, that enables online collaboration between accountants and their clients.
buyer: Wolters Kluwer NV (ENXTAM:WKL:$4,771.00)
Wolters Kluwer is a leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax & accounting, finance, risk & compliance, and legal sectors. They help customers make critical decisions by providing solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized tech and services."
target: Adsolut
Founded in 2007, Adsolut offers an integrated, modular software suite, that enables online collaboration between accountants and their small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) clients.
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closed 7/23/2021 via BusinessWire

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired Doc.It Inc.

synopsis: IRIS Software Group, a leading global software provider of accountancy solutions, has acquired Canada-based Doc.It, the industry-leading document management software provider for CPA firms across North America. This acquisition will extend IRIS' innovative solutions to serve accountancy customers across North America.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS is a leading global provider of mission critical software and services and one of UK’s largest privately held software companies. IRIS provides finance, productivity, engagement, HR, and payroll software solutions and services for accountancy firms, businesses, and educational organisations. "
target: Doc.It Inc.
Based in Canada, Doc.It provides document management, workflow, document storage, and web portal products that help accounting firms ease the administrative workload and improve data security around repeatable processes as they go about their accounting, tax, audit, and assurance work.
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closed 8/16/2022 via BusinessWire

Litera Corp, acquired Micron Systems Inc.

synopsis: Litera, a global leader in legal technology solutions, announced it had acquired Micron Systems Inc., a leading developer of talent management software for the legal and accounting professions.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Litera Corp
Litera has been a global leader in legal technology for 25+ years, helping legal teams work more efficiently, accurately, and competitively. As a leader in document workflow, collaboration, and data management solutions, they empower legal teams with technology for managing all their data. "
target: Micron Systems Inc.
Micron Systems’ cloud-based talent management software suite is a firm-wide solution for administrators, attorneys, accountants, professionals, and staff.
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closed 12/30/2021 via BusinessWire

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired AccountantsWorld

synopsis: IRIS Software Group, a leading global software provider of accountancy solutions, has acquired AccountantsWorld, a leader in cloud software for professional accountants. AccountantsWorld helps accountants to strengthen their client relationships and raise their profits. They offer software solutions for Client Accounting Services and payroll.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS is a leading global provider of mission critical software and services and one of UK’s largest privately held software companies. IRIS provides finance, productivity, engagement, HR, and payroll software solutions and services for accountancy firms, businesses, and educational organisations. "
target: AccountantsWorld
AccountantsWorld is a leader in cloud software for professional accountants. AccountantsWorld helps accountants to strengthen their client relationships and raise their profits. They offer software solutions for Client Accounting Services and payroll.
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announced 10/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Penneo ApS, will acquire CLA Reply ApS

synopsis: Penneo A/S entered into an agreement with CLA Reply ApS to acquire the company’s Know-Your-Customer (KYC) software activities. CLA Reply is a Danish SaaS company offering verticalized software for the audit and accounting industry.
buyer: Penneo ApS (CPSE:PENNEO:$0.00)
Penneo A/S is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company, that has evolved into an eco-system of automation solutions that digitizes company workflows related to onboarding of customers (KYC), and signing and management of documents in a secure and easy way. "
target: CLA Reply ApS
CLA Reply is a Danish SaaS company offering verticalized software for the audit and accounting industry. CLA Reply is a Fintech company that came into the world in 2017 when a developer, a lawyer and a philosopher came together to make it easier to be money laundering compliant.
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$1.87
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Visma Advantage, acquired Nmbrs

synopsis: Visma Group, the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll, has acquired Nmbrs, an Amsterdam-based supplier of HR and payroll software. Nmbrs offers an online platform for optimizing and managing HR and payroll processes.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Visma Advantage
Visma is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Nmbrs
Nmbrs is an Amsterdam-based HR and payroll software supplier. Nmbrs offers an online platform for optimizing and managing HR and payroll processes. Their platform enables users to create hundreds of payslips and keep up to date with information relating to their employees.
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announced 10/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Trellis Corporation, will acquire Apixibot

synopsis: Trellis Corporation, a global leader in demand generation automation software for e-commerce merchants, will acquire Apixibot Inc., a growth automation platform in Canada. Apixibot provides CPA firms with insights that help them grow their client base. The platform provides firms with intent analytics, weekly leads, and an easy-to-use CRM solution.
buyer: Trellis Corporation
Trellis is a global leader in demand generation automation software for e-commerce merchants. Trellis provides a fully automated Amazon advertising platform that enables e-commerce merchants to boost business efficiency, optimize bids and grow their product sales. "
target: Apixibot
Apixibot is a growth automation platform in Canada. Apixibot provides CPA firms with actionable insights that help them grow their client base. The platform provides firms with intent analytics, competitive analytics, weekly leads, and an easy-to-use CRM solution.
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closed 1/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Solium Capital Inc., acquired Corporate Focus

synopsis: Solium Capital Inc., the leading global provider of cloud-enabled software and services for equity administration, financial reporting and compliance, announced that it has acquired Corporate Focus, a leading provider of cloud-based equity administration, accounting and compliance technology for privately-held companies.
buyer: Solium Capital Inc. (TSX:SUM:$104.55)
Solium Capital Inc., a software-as-a service (SaaS) company, is a leading global provider of web-based stock plan administration technology and services. Founded in 1999, Solium has offices in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. "
target: Corporate Focus
Corporate Focus is a cloud-based equity administration, accounting and compliance system for privately-held, emerging growth companies. It has helped finance and legal professionals take control of their equity challenges.
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$2.73
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, acquired Dext

synopsis: Private equity investor Hg has acquired a majority stake in Dext, formerly known as Receipt Bank. Dext makes accountants, bookkeepers and the businesses they advise more productive, profitable and powerful through better data and insights.
buyer: HgCapital
Hg is a European investor in software and services businesses, with increasing global presence. Hg is a specialist investor, committed to building businesses that change the way people do business, through deep sector specialization and dedicated operational support. "
target: Dext
Dext makes accountants, bookkeepers and the businesses they advise more productive, profitable and powerful through better data and insights. Dext puts powerful tools at your fingertips for real-time and accurate insights to help your firm be more productive and more profitable.
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$14
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Abacus Next, acquired OfficeTools

synopsis: AbacusNext, which provides case management and desktop-as-a-service cloud platforms to legal clients, has announced the acquisition of accounting practice management solutions provider OfficeTools. OfficeTools is the leading provider of practice management software and educational resources in the tax preparation and public accounting industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Abacus Next
Abacus Next® helps businesses with stringent security and compliance needs grow by providing Compliance-Ready™ turnkey technology solutions, allowing clients to leverage the power of cloud computing without the added challenges and expenses of managing complex IT infrastructures on their own. "
target: OfficeTools
OfficeTools is the leading provider of practice management software and educational resources in the tax preparation and public accounting industry. Their flagship application, WorkSpace™, combines a suite of core productivity and management features into an integrated solution.
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closed 12/21/2017 via Company Press Release

AbacusNext, acquired Commercial Logic, Inc.

synopsis: AbacusNext, the largest Technology-as- a-Service (TaaS) provider for the legal and accounting professions, has acquired Commercial Logic, developers of practice management and workflow tools for accounting professionals. Commercial Logic helps accounting firms manage their clients, engagements, and staff more effectively.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: AbacusNext
AbacusNext helps legal and accounting professionals achieve ultimate success and peace of mind through the delivery of a complete suite of compliance-ready technology solutions designed to support a secure and cloud-enabled practice at a cost they can afford. "
target: Commercial Logic, Inc.
Commercial Logic is a provider of practice management and workflow tools for accounting professionals. Commercial Logic focuses on quality service and best practice solutions to help accounting firms manage their clients, engagements, and staff more effectively.
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closed 11/13/2017 via GlobeNewswire

AbacusNext, acquired HotDocs

synopsis: AbacusNext announced the acquisition of HotDocs, the global leader in document automation software. HotDocs is widely used in the legal, banking, insurance, government, public and corporate sectors for increasing accuracy, reducing cost, mitigating risk, and improving efficiency in the generation of complex documentation.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: AbacusNext
AbacusNext helps legal and accounting professionals achieve ultimate success and peace of mind through the delivery of a complete suite of compliance-ready technology solutions designed to support a secure and cloud-enabled practice at a cost they can afford. "
target: HotDocs
Since launching in the early 1990s, HotDocs has defined the concept of automated document assembly and has developed technology based on two decades of client feedback, resulting in the most powerful and versatile document automation solution available.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Abacus Next, acquired OfficeTools

synopsis: AbacusNext, which provides case management and desktop-as-a-service cloud platforms to legal clients, has announced the acquisition of accounting practice management solutions provider OfficeTools. OfficeTools is the leading provider of practice management software and educational resources in the tax preparation and public accounting industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Abacus Next
Abacus Next® helps businesses with stringent security and compliance needs grow by providing Compliance-Ready™ turnkey technology solutions, allowing clients to leverage the power of cloud computing without the added challenges and expenses of managing complex IT infrastructures on their own. "
target: OfficeTools
OfficeTools is the leading provider of practice management software and educational resources in the tax preparation and public accounting industry. Their flagship application, WorkSpace™, combines a suite of core productivity and management features into an integrated solution.
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closed 12/16/2015 via PE Hub

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Abacus Data Systems

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners made a majority investment in Abacus Data Systems Inc ., a provider of management software for legal firms. Founded in 1983, Abacus provides automation software for law practices. Its cloud-based platform, AbacusLaw, assists with case management, time, billing and accounting operations.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with over $40 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence has become the leading equity investment firm focused on the media, communications, education and information industries. "
target: Abacus Data Systems
Abacus provides automation software for law practices. Its cloud-based platform, AbacusLaw, assists with case management, time, billing and accounting operations. Abacus also provides remote access and mobile synchronization as well as conflict-of-interest checking, reporting and data capture.
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closed 9/15/2022 via BusinessWire

ActionStep Software Ltd., acquired LawMaster

synopsis: Actionstep, the cloud-based practice management platform for law firms, announced that it has acquired the legal software business, LawMaster. The LawMaster group has developed and supports two leading legal practice software products - LawMaster® and mattero™, which provide management solutions for different practice needs.
buyer: ActionStep Software Ltd.
Actionstep is a fast-growing, dynamic SaaS business with a global customer base and team. Actionstep provides an adaptable, all-in-one legal practice management platform for modern mid-market law firms. "
target: LawMaster
The LawMaster group has developed and supports two leading legal practice software products - LawMaster® and mattero™, which provide management solutions for different practice needs.
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announced 8/9/2022 via BusinessWire

ADERANT Holdings, Inc., will acquire viGlobal, Inc

synopsis: Aderant, an industry leader of Business of Law and Practice of Law technology solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of viGlobal, which ranks number one amongst law firms, and is a leading provider of people management software in the professional services market.
buyer parent: Roper Technologies, Inc.
buyer: ADERANT Holdings, Inc.
Aderant is a global industry leader which provides comprehensive business management software for law firms and other professional services organizations. Aderant offers a suite of legal business solutions that enable agility within law firms of all sizes around the globe. "
target: viGlobal, Inc
viGlobal is a leading people management software company focused on serving the professional services vertical market. The company has a wide range of strategic people management products including recruitment, new hire integration, performance management, and learning management solutions.
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announced 6/9/2022 via BusinessWire

LawPay LLC, will acquire MyCase Inc.

synopsis: AffiniPay, the parent company of LawPay, announced that it will acquire legal practice management software company, MyCase, from funds advised by Apax. MyCase covers the entire client lifecycle with lead management, case management, billing and invoicing, and robust reporting.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: LawPay LLC
LawPay was developed specifically to help law firms streamline billing and collections, providing a simple, secure solution for legal clients to pay their bills. LawPay is the industry leader in legal payments, providing a cost-effective solution for more than 50,000 law firms around the country. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: MyCase Inc.
MyCase is complete legal practice management software designed for the modern law firm. MyCase covers the entire client lifecycle with lead management, case management, billing and invoicing, and robust reporting.
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closed 4/20/2022 via BusinessWire

Paradigm Software, acquired LollyLaw

synopsis: Paradigm, a leading provider of legal software, has announced its acquisition of LollyLaw, an award-winning cloud-based practice management solution built for immigration law firms. LollyLaw is consistently rated as one of the easiest-to-use legal case management platforms and serves law firms across family and business immigration.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Paradigm Software
Paradigm offers a suite of legal software solutions to help lawyers manage, automate and grow their firms. With three legal practice management platforms — PracticePanther, Bill4Time, and MerusCase – Paradigm empowers lawyers across the spectrum of practice area, geography, and business needs. "
target: LollyLaw
LollyLaw is an award-winning cloud-based practice management solution built for immigration law firms. LollyLaw is consistently rated as one of the easiest-to-use legal case management platforms and serves law firms across family and business immigration.
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announced 2/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Dye & Durham Corporation, will acquire GlobalX Pty Ltd

synopsis: Dye & Durham, a leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity for legal and business professionals, is to acquire GlobalX, a leading Australian technology business that develops integrated and innovative software solutions and services used by thousands of law firms.
buyer: Dye & Durham Corporation (TSX:DND:$234.31)
Dye & Durham is a Canadian provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity. The company provides critical information services and workflow, which clients use to manage their process, information, and regulatory requirements. "
target: GlobalX Pty Ltd
GlobalX is a leading Australian technology business that develops integrated and innovative software solutions and services used by thousands of law firms.
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closed 12/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

PracticeEvolve, acquired Solicitors Own Software

synopsis: Solicitors Own Software (SOS) has been acquired by PracticeEvolve Group. Since 1987, SOS Legal has delivered practice and case management software and services to progressive law firms. Their customized solutions manage business processes securely and efficiently, freeing legal teams to focus on client services and future growth.
buyer: PracticeEvolve
Based in Australia, PracticeEvolve develops premier software for mid-tier and top-tier law firms, internationally. PracticeEvolve is comprised of a dedicated team of industry experts, who have decades of experience in the design and development of innovative software solutions. "
target: Solicitors Own Software
Solicitors Own Software (SOS) delivers practice and case management software and services to progressive law firms. Their customized solutions manage business processes securely and efficiently, freeing legal teams to focus on client services and future growth.
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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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announced 9/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Apax Partners, will acquire MyCase Inc.

synopsis: AppFolio, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based business software solutions, services and data analytics, will sell 100% of the equity interest of its wholly-owned subsidiary, MyCase, which provides legal practice and case management software solutions, to Funds advised by Apax Partners.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: AppFolio
target: MyCase Inc.
Founded in 2010, MyCase is a leading provider of cloud-based legal practice management software and payment services to law firms serving over 11,000 customers. MyCase has offices in Santa Barbara, CA and San Diego, CA.
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$193
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EV / rev
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

ZebraWorks, Inc. merged with nQueue,

synopsis: Zebraworks, a software-as-a-service practice management provider for mid-sized legal firms, has merged with nQueue, the legal division of Australian company Reckon Limited. Reckon has acquired a 70% stake in Zebraworks, and the combined company will operate as nQueue Zebraworks moving forward.
buyer parent: Reckon Limited
buyer: nQueue
nQueue is a provider of printing, scanning, and cost recovery solutions for the legal industry. nQueue holds four patents for embedded applications in multifunction devices, and its print management, cost recovery, and state-of-the-art scanning and routing technology is in 37 Am Law 100 firms. "
target: ZebraWorks, Inc.
Zebraworks is an integration platform to move the business and practice of law to the cloud. The company's practice management platform brings together all of the tools law firms use and allows them to manage the workflow across all of their applications to automate the firm.
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closed 7/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Access Group, acquired DPS Software Limited

synopsis: The Access Group announced the acquisition of DPS Software (DPS), a UK leader in SaaS based Practice Management software for Legal Practices and In-House Legal departments, with a focus on firms with between 10 and 200 employees. 
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: DPS Software Limited
DPS Software (DPS) is a UK leader in SaaS based Practice Management software for Legal Practices and In-House Legal departments, with a focus on firms with between 10 and 200 employees.
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closed 2/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

PracticeEvolve, acquired Linetime Limited

synopsis: PracticeEvolve, a company that develops premier software for mid-tier and top-tier law firms, has acquired Linetime Ltd, a leading provider of case management, practice management, and debt recovery software and services in the legal sector.
buyer: PracticeEvolve
Based in Australia, PracticeEvolve develops premier software for mid-tier and top-tier law firms, internationally. PracticeEvolve is comprised of a dedicated team of industry experts, who have decades of experience in the design and development of innovative software solutions. "
target: Linetime Limited
Based in the UK, Linetime Ltd is a leading provider of case management, practice management, and debt recovery software and services in the legal sector. The Liberate software suite provides practice, case, document and matter management as well as other specialist functions including debt recovery.
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closed 3/9/2016 via Market Wire

Mitratech, Inc., acquired Viewabill

synopsis: Mitratech, the market-leading provider of Enterprise Legal Management solutions, announced it has acquired Viewabill, a company that provides corporate clients with real-time insight into their law firms' activities and time entries through web and mobile app access by integrating with law firm time and billing systems.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Mitratech, Inc.
Mitratech is the most trusted, market-leading provider of fully-integrated Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) solutions for over 750 global legal departments of all sizes, representing 7 of the Fortune 10, almost 40% percent of the Fortune 500, and over 100,000 users in over 150 countries. "
target: Viewabill
Viewabill provides corporate clients with real-time insight into their law firms' activities and time entries through web and mobile app access by integrating with law firm time and billing systems.
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closed 12/16/2015 via PE Hub

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Abacus Data Systems

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners made a majority investment in Abacus Data Systems Inc ., a provider of management software for legal firms. Founded in 1983, Abacus provides automation software for law practices. Its cloud-based platform, AbacusLaw, assists with case management, time, billing and accounting operations.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with over $40 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence has become the leading equity investment firm focused on the media, communications, education and information industries. "
target: Abacus Data Systems
Abacus provides automation software for law practices. Its cloud-based platform, AbacusLaw, assists with case management, time, billing and accounting operations. Abacus also provides remote access and mobile synchronization as well as conflict-of-interest checking, reporting and data capture.
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closed 10/2/2009 via BusinessWire

Total Attorneys, Inc., acquired Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC

synopsis: Total Attorneys, Inc., a managed-services provider that helps small law firms and solo practitioners, announced its acquisition of Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC (VLOTech). Based in Wilmington, N.C., VLOTech provides a secure, web-based interface that streamlines the delivery of legal services to consumers and businesses.
buyer: Total Attorneys, Inc.
Total Attorneys (www.totalattorneys.com) is a managed service provider that helps small law firms and solo practitioners improve operations, save money and grow their businesses. "
target: Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC
Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC (VLOTech) provides a secure, software-as-a-service, web-based product that allows solo and small firm law practices to compete by expanding their client base to tap into the online consumer and the need for unbundled, online legal services.
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closed 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Aquiline Capital Partners, acquired SurePoint

synopsis: Aquiline Capital Partners, a private investment firm based in New York and London, has acquired a majority ownership stake in SurePoint Technologies, a leading cloud provider of practice management solutions to law firms. Aquiline will work closely with the company's management team to continue building best-in-class client solutions.
buyer: Aquiline Capital Partners
Aquiline Capital Partners, founded in 2005, is a private investment firm based in New York and London investing in businesses across financial services and technology, business services, and healthcare. The firm had $6.4 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2021. "
target parent: ParkerGale Capital
target: SurePoint
SurePoint Technologies is a leading provider of financial and practice management software to law firms nationwide. For more than 40 years, law firms have relied on SurePoint's award-winning enterprise software to drastically improve workflow and maximize financial performance.
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closed 10/17/2011 via Market Wire

TyMetrix Inc., acquired LEDESense

synopsis: TyMetrix has acquired the software assets of RORA Client Systems, including the LEDESense software suite. LEDESense helps law firms translate unformatted electronic invoices into the many different Legal Electronic Data Exchange Standards (LEDES) formats accepted by various legal eBilling systems across the globe.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: TyMetrix Inc.
TyMetrix is the market leader in Web-based legal performance management solutions for corporate law departments, law firms and claims organizations. It provides clients with quality legal management software -- including eBilling, matter management and performance metrics. "
target parent: RORA Client Systems
target: LEDESense
LEDESense helps law firms translate unformatted electronic invoices into the many different Legal Electronic Data Exchange Standards (LEDES) formats accepted by various legal eBilling systems across the globe.
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closed 4/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired BEC Legal Systems

synopsis: Jonas Software is pleased to announce the acquisition of BEC Legal Systems. BEC develops enterprise solutions to help law firms organize and streamline their day-to-day tasks and cases. Focusing exclusively in the legal market, BEC Legal Systems provides network services, training and consulting for document management and automation.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets. They supply industry leading enterprise management software & related services to 20 vertical markets."
target: BEC Legal Systems
Focusing exclusively in the legal market, BEC Legal Systems provides network services, training and consulting for document management, document automation, time and billing, and digital dictation systems. BEC develops software solutions that help law firms organize their cases.
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closed 8/24/2022 via Company Press Release

BigHand, acquired Digitory Legal

synopsis: BigHand, a leading provider of operational and financial products for law firms, announced it has acquired Digitory Legal. Digitory Legal is a cost analytics platform designed to help law firms and in-house legal departments better leverage their timecard data.
buyer parent: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc.
buyer: BigHand
Based in the UK, BigHand is a leading provider of workflow software and tools that help law firms optimize their productivity and profitability. Its offerings include voice and task delegation workflow, document creation, business intelligence and pricing tools. "
target: Digitory Legal
Digitory Legal is a cost analytics platform designed to help law firms and in-house legal departments better leverage their timecard data. The analysis unlocks information below the surface of the billing data, delivering actionable cost data to predict and refine future pricing and proposals.
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announced 3/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Bottomline Technologies, will acquire Allegient Systems

synopsis: Bottomline Technologies has agreed to acquire Allegient Systems, a provider of advanced capabilities for legal e-billing, bill review and analytics. Allegient’s proprietary Software as a Service (SaaS) platform and value-added turnkey solutions will complement and extend Bottomline’s Legal eXchange™ portfolio.
buyer: Bottomline Technologies (EPAY:$482.64)
Bottomline Technologies provides collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions to corporations, financial institutions and banks around the world. The solutions are used to streamline, automate and manage processes involving payments, invoicing, global cash management and more. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: Allegient Systems
Allegient Systems is a provider of advanced capabilities for legal e-billing, bill review and analytics. Its web based offering delivers collaboration, efficiency and productivity to the litigation management process.
price ($mm)[EV]
$46 [$42]
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
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3.4x
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16.7x
closed 9/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Mitratech, Inc., acquired Acuity ELM

synopsis: Mitratech, a leading global provider of legal and compliance software, has acquired Acuity ELM, a cloud based legal management solution. Acuity ELM helps small and mid-size corporate legal teams to streamline workflows and reduce legal spend. They offer solutions for e-billing, matter management, claims defense, and legal hold.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Mitratech, Inc.
Mitratech is a proven global technology partner for corporate legal, risk, and compliance professionals, offering a proven portfolio of end-to-end solutions that spread operational best practices throughout the enterprise, standardizing processes, and accelerating time-to-value. "
target: Acuity ELM
Acuity ELM is a cloud based legal management solution. Acuity ELM helps small and mid-size corporate legal teams to streamline workflows, reduce legal spend, and improve their collaboration with outside counsel. They offer solutions for e-billing, matter management, claims defense, and legal hold.
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