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closed 7/16/2017 via Company Press Release

HelpDocs, acquired Helpman

synopsis: Helpdocs, a hosted knowledge base platfrom, has announced it has acquired Helpman. Helpman is a smart knowledge base and help center that reduces workload for founders and Customer Support teams. It provides key data for their clients to know quickly about missing topics.
buyer: HelpDocs
HelpDocs is a hosted knowledge base platform. HelpDocs provides businesses means to expertly and simply craft documents for products. They have developed tools and processes to simplify and streamline documentation and enure their clients get the best uptime, service, support and knowledge base. "
target: Helpman
Helpman is a smart knowledge base and help center that reduces workload for founders and Customer Support teams. It provides key data for their clients to know quickly about missing topics. Helpman aims to provide features that will help the team to have an up-to-date and readable knowledge base.
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closed 6/21/2012 via PR Newswire

Badgeville, acquired Gamification.org

synopsis: Badgeville announced the acquisition of the Gamification.org Community from Gamify. Gamification.org is the number one resource and community for gamification news and best practices. The Gamification.org community also includes the Gamification handle on popular social networks including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google+.
buyer: Badgeville
Badgeville, The Behavior Platform, is the leading provider of gamification and social engagement solutions for world-class businesses, enabling companies in virtually every industry to influence and measure user behavior. "
target parent: Gamify, Inc.
target: Gamification.org
Gamification.org is a wiki created to push the concept of Gamification to the next level with open discussion and collaboration. Their goal is for Gamification.org to be the leading resource for Gamification & Game Mechanics.
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closed 5/15/2013 via BusinessWire

Sales Performance International, acquired WeSkill, LLC

synopsis: Sales Performance International (SPI) announced the acquisition of WeSkill, LLC., an innovative provider of scalable, customized learning solutions. Through its authoring and content distribution platform, WeSkill offers learning courseware in Management and Leadership Effectiveness, Sales Effectiveness, Customer Service, and Personal Development.
buyer: Sales Performance International
Solution Selling 2.0 is a comprehensive blueprint that defines the key dimensions of world-class selling. Sales Performance International, Inc. has helped the world’s leading companies make the transition from selling products to selling high-value solutions for the past 20 years. "
target: WeSkill, LLC
WeSkill is a learner-centered resource for online leadership, sales, customer care and custom courseware development and delivery. WeSkill delivers comprehensive courseware at affordable prices with extraordinary ROI. WeSkill streamlines associate development efforts by centralizing education.
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closed 7/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Silver Chef Limited, acquired Profitable Hospitality

synopsis: Silver Chef Group will increase its education and training offering through the acquisition of Profitable Hospitality. The Brisbane-based hospitality equipment financer sees a strong alignment with the marketing and management training materials provided by the membership-based hospitality portal.
buyer: Silver Chef Limited
Silver Chef is Australia's only dedicated hospitality equipment funding solution. Since its inception in 1986, it has helped more than 25,000 customers, from start-up cafes to large restaurants and hotels, to realise their business dreams. "
target: Profitable Hospitality
Founded in 1996, Profitable Hospitality is a leading provider of management, marketing and cost-control systems for restaurants, cafes, hotels, clubs & bars. More than 1400 systems and templates from the extensive Download Library www.ProfitableHospitality.com.
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$0.15
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closed 9/8/2015 via Market Wire

3BL Media, LLC, acquired ReportAlert

synopsis: 3BL Media, a powerful communications platform used by Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits and NGOs to distribute their CSR and sustainability news and content to audiences that matter, announced the acquisition of ReportAlert™, the corporate responsibility and sustainability report announcement and dissemination service founded in 2005.
buyer: 3BL Media, LLC
3BL Media is a corporate communications platform exclusively for the distribution of corporate social responsibility and sustainability news and content. The company works with corporations and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets through social, traditional and new media channels. "
target parent: CorporateRegister.com
target: ReportAlert
ReportAlert provides announcements of the latest company–issued Corporate Responsibility (CR) and Sustainability Reports. They include website links to the report being announced together with relevant contact details.
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closed 7/5/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Pareto Corp., acquired TPS

synopsis: Pareto Corporation, a leading shopper marketing company, announced that it has acquired The Promotional Specialists, an innovative international award winning supplier of promotional and incentive merchandise based in Canada. TPS will continue to be managed by founders Aaron Moscoe and Andrew Rotenberg, who have committed to remain with Pareto.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Pareto Corp. (PETOF:$0.00)
Pareto Corporation is Canada's leading shopper marketing firm. Pareto offers Shopper Marketing solutions to leading companies across a broad range of industry sectors. They provide quantifiable services that complement clients' marketing and sales departments. "
target: TPS
TPS is an international award winning promotional and incentive merchandise agency based in Markham Ontario. Founded in 1988, its 30 employees service many of Canada's top brands.
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closed 11/20/2020 via GlobeNewswire

mdf commerce, acquired Vendor Registry

synopsis: mdf commerce inc., a leader in SaaS commerce technology solutions, is pleased to announce the closing of the transaction of Vendor Registry, a company that provides government buyers direct access to thousands of vendors via an online community of digitized paper lists used by both buyers and suppliers.
buyer: mdf commerce (TSX:MDF:$60.07)
mdf commerce, formerly known as Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., enables the flow of commerce by providing a broad set of SaaS solutions that optimize and accelerate commercial interactions between buyers and sellers. "
target: Vendor Registry
Vendor Registry provides government buyers direct access to thousands of vendors via an online community of digitized paper lists used by both buyers and suppliers.
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$5.25
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closed 3/4/2020 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, Inc., acquired Data Science Central

synopsis: Global technology media and purchase intent-driven marketing and sales services company TechTarget, Inc., announced the acquisition of Data Science Central LLC, an independent digital publishing and media company focused on data science and business analytics.
buyer: TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT:$133.96)
TechTarget is the global leader in purchase intent-driven marketing and sales services that deliver business impact for enterprise technology companies. "
target: Data Science Central
Data Science Central LLC is a niche digital publishing and media company operating the leading and fast growing Internet community for data science, machine learning, deep learning, big data, predictive and business analytics practitioners.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kallidus LMS, acquired Engage in Learning

synopsis: Kallidus, an industry leading provider of learning and talent management solutions, has acquired Engage in Learning, a UK-based eLearning specialist. Engage in Learning produces interactive and engaging eLearning courses for compliance, health and safety, leadership, IT, and soft skills development.
buyer parent: Apse Capital Limited
buyer: Kallidus LMS
Kallidus is a leading provider of integrated learning and talent solutions. Their award-winning, cost-effective SaaS solutions allows businesses to manage and deliver learning programmes and to develop the talent, skills and performance of their people. "
target: Engage in Learning
Engage in Learning is a UK-based eLearning specialist. Engage in Learning produces interactive and engaging eLearning courses that enable businesses to unlock the potential of their workforce. They offer courses for compliance, health and safety, leadership, IT, and soft skills development.
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closed 1/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Project Management Institute, acquired ProjectsAtWork.com

synopsis: Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession announced the acquisition of ProjectsAtWork.com, one of the largest online resources for project managers and professionals.
buyer: Project Management Institute
Project Management Institute (PMI) is the one of the world's largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession. Their professional resources and research empower more than 700,000 members, credential holders and volunteers in nearly every country in the world. "
target: ProjectsAtWork.com
ProjectsAtWork is the online destination for leading-edge approaches and perspectives in program, portfolio, and project management. Their goal has always been to engage and collaborate with the PM community, bringing fresh thinking and new ideas to the forefront.
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closed 9/16/2002 via

synopsis: infoUSA, (Nasdaq:IUSA) the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer database and sales and marketing solutions, today announced the acquisition of City Publishing Company of Independence, Kansas
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target:
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announced 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

ELMO Cloud HR & Payroll, will acquire Vocam

synopsis: ELMO, a cloud-based HR & Payroll software provider in Australia and New Zealand, will acquire Vocam, a leader in global learning technology. Vocam produces and sells SaaS eLearning platforms and visual training content. Their platform provides live-action video courses that cover a wide variety of topics, including management, safety, HR, and more.
buyer: ELMO Cloud HR & Payroll (ASX:ELO:$30.74)
ELMO is Australia and New Zealand's only integrated cloud HR, payroll, and rostering/time and attendance solution that offers one vendor, one dashboard, and one user-experience. They provide technology to more than 1000 organizations, helping them to manage, engage, and inspire their people. "
target: Vocam
Vocam is a leader in global learning technology. Vocam produces and sells SaaS eLearning platforms and visual training content. Their platform provides live-action video courses that cover a wide variety of topics, including management, safety, HR, leadership, workplace wellness, and legal.
price ($mm)
$2.34
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt. Ltd., acquired Capabiliti

synopsis: PeopleStrong has acquired Capabiliti, a mobile-first learning platform. Capabiliti's SaaS platform allows companies to set up and deliver any type of training. Capabiliti was established in October 2014 and has many Indian and global clients.
buyer: PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt. Ltd.
PeopleStrong is a leading human resource solutions and technology company from India. Its key offerings include the SaaS based HR Technology PeopleStrong Alt – powered by Mobile App and Artificial Intelligence, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, and Human Capital Management. "
target: Capabiliti
Capabiliti believes in revolutionizing the way training and engagement happens within enterprises. Their SaaS LMS and training content allows enterprises to reach out even to their remotest user base. It allows companies to also track and engage their users to ensure a better outcome of delivery.
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announced 6/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., will acquire NextAdvisor, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the business of NextAdvisor, Inc. The company is a leading online source of independent and in-depth research and reviews of credit cards, personal finance and internet services.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content. Bankrate aggregates large scale audiences of in-market consumers by providing them with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance. "
target: NextAdvisor, Inc.
NextAdvisor provides independent reviews of online services for consumers and small businesses. The company's mission is to help its visitors save money and make optimal buying decisions by presenting them with useful comparisons and reviews of service providers.
price ($mm)
$79
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closed 7/16/2017 via Company Press Release

HelpDocs, acquired Helpman

synopsis: Helpdocs, a hosted knowledge base platfrom, has announced it has acquired Helpman. Helpman is a smart knowledge base and help center that reduces workload for founders and Customer Support teams. It provides key data for their clients to know quickly about missing topics.
buyer: HelpDocs
HelpDocs is a hosted knowledge base platform. HelpDocs provides businesses means to expertly and simply craft documents for products. They have developed tools and processes to simplify and streamline documentation and enure their clients get the best uptime, service, support and knowledge base. "
target: Helpman
Helpman is a smart knowledge base and help center that reduces workload for founders and Customer Support teams. It provides key data for their clients to know quickly about missing topics. Helpman aims to provide features that will help the team to have an up-to-date and readable knowledge base.
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closed 7/16/2017 via Company Press Release

HelpDocs, acquired Helpman

synopsis: Helpdocs, a hosted knowledge base platfrom, has announced it has acquired Helpman. Helpman is a smart knowledge base and help center that reduces workload for founders and Customer Support teams. It provides key data for their clients to know quickly about missing topics.
buyer: HelpDocs
HelpDocs is a hosted knowledge base platform. HelpDocs provides businesses means to expertly and simply craft documents for products. They have developed tools and processes to simplify and streamline documentation and enure their clients get the best uptime, service, support and knowledge base. "
target: Helpman
Helpman is a smart knowledge base and help center that reduces workload for founders and Customer Support teams. It provides key data for their clients to know quickly about missing topics. Helpman aims to provide features that will help the team to have an up-to-date and readable knowledge base.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2017 via Company Press Release

HelpDocs, acquired Helpman

synopsis: Helpdocs, a hosted knowledge base platfrom, has announced it has acquired Helpman. Helpman is a smart knowledge base and help center that reduces workload for founders and Customer Support teams. It provides key data for their clients to know quickly about missing topics.
buyer: HelpDocs
HelpDocs is a hosted knowledge base platform. HelpDocs provides businesses means to expertly and simply craft documents for products. They have developed tools and processes to simplify and streamline documentation and enure their clients get the best uptime, service, support and knowledge base. "
target: Helpman
Helpman is a smart knowledge base and help center that reduces workload for founders and Customer Support teams. It provides key data for their clients to know quickly about missing topics. Helpman aims to provide features that will help the team to have an up-to-date and readable knowledge base.
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closed 6/21/2012 via PR Newswire

Badgeville, acquired Gamification.org

synopsis: Badgeville announced the acquisition of the Gamification.org Community from Gamify. Gamification.org is the number one resource and community for gamification news and best practices. The Gamification.org community also includes the Gamification handle on popular social networks including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google+.
buyer: Badgeville
Badgeville, The Behavior Platform, is the leading provider of gamification and social engagement solutions for world-class businesses, enabling companies in virtually every industry to influence and measure user behavior. "
target parent: Gamify, Inc.
target: Gamification.org
Gamification.org is a wiki created to push the concept of Gamification to the next level with open discussion and collaboration. Their goal is for Gamification.org to be the leading resource for Gamification & Game Mechanics.
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closed 5/15/2013 via BusinessWire

Sales Performance International, acquired WeSkill, LLC

synopsis: Sales Performance International (SPI) announced the acquisition of WeSkill, LLC., an innovative provider of scalable, customized learning solutions. Through its authoring and content distribution platform, WeSkill offers learning courseware in Management and Leadership Effectiveness, Sales Effectiveness, Customer Service, and Personal Development.
buyer: Sales Performance International
Solution Selling 2.0 is a comprehensive blueprint that defines the key dimensions of world-class selling. Sales Performance International, Inc. has helped the world’s leading companies make the transition from selling products to selling high-value solutions for the past 20 years. "
target: WeSkill, LLC
WeSkill is a learner-centered resource for online leadership, sales, customer care and custom courseware development and delivery. WeSkill delivers comprehensive courseware at affordable prices with extraordinary ROI. WeSkill streamlines associate development efforts by centralizing education.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Silver Chef Limited, acquired Profitable Hospitality

synopsis: Silver Chef Group will increase its education and training offering through the acquisition of Profitable Hospitality. The Brisbane-based hospitality equipment financer sees a strong alignment with the marketing and management training materials provided by the membership-based hospitality portal.
buyer: Silver Chef Limited
Silver Chef is Australia's only dedicated hospitality equipment funding solution. Since its inception in 1986, it has helped more than 25,000 customers, from start-up cafes to large restaurants and hotels, to realise their business dreams. "
target: Profitable Hospitality
Founded in 1996, Profitable Hospitality is a leading provider of management, marketing and cost-control systems for restaurants, cafes, hotels, clubs & bars. More than 1400 systems and templates from the extensive Download Library www.ProfitableHospitality.com.
price ($mm)
$0.15
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 9/8/2015 via Market Wire

3BL Media, LLC, acquired ReportAlert

synopsis: 3BL Media, a powerful communications platform used by Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits and NGOs to distribute their CSR and sustainability news and content to audiences that matter, announced the acquisition of ReportAlert™, the corporate responsibility and sustainability report announcement and dissemination service founded in 2005.
buyer: 3BL Media, LLC
3BL Media is a corporate communications platform exclusively for the distribution of corporate social responsibility and sustainability news and content. The company works with corporations and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets through social, traditional and new media channels. "
target parent: CorporateRegister.com
target: ReportAlert
ReportAlert provides announcements of the latest company–issued Corporate Responsibility (CR) and Sustainability Reports. They include website links to the report being announced together with relevant contact details.
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closed 11/20/2020 via GlobeNewswire

mdf commerce, acquired Vendor Registry

synopsis: mdf commerce inc., a leader in SaaS commerce technology solutions, is pleased to announce the closing of the transaction of Vendor Registry, a company that provides government buyers direct access to thousands of vendors via an online community of digitized paper lists used by both buyers and suppliers.
buyer: mdf commerce (TSX:MDF:$60.07)
mdf commerce, formerly known as Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., enables the flow of commerce by providing a broad set of SaaS solutions that optimize and accelerate commercial interactions between buyers and sellers. "
target: Vendor Registry
Vendor Registry provides government buyers direct access to thousands of vendors via an online community of digitized paper lists used by both buyers and suppliers.
price ($mm)
$5.25
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/4/2020 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, Inc., acquired Data Science Central

synopsis: Global technology media and purchase intent-driven marketing and sales services company TechTarget, Inc., announced the acquisition of Data Science Central LLC, an independent digital publishing and media company focused on data science and business analytics.
buyer: TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT:$133.96)
TechTarget is the global leader in purchase intent-driven marketing and sales services that deliver business impact for enterprise technology companies. "
target: Data Science Central
Data Science Central LLC is a niche digital publishing and media company operating the leading and fast growing Internet community for data science, machine learning, deep learning, big data, predictive and business analytics practitioners.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kallidus LMS, acquired Engage in Learning

synopsis: Kallidus, an industry leading provider of learning and talent management solutions, has acquired Engage in Learning, a UK-based eLearning specialist. Engage in Learning produces interactive and engaging eLearning courses for compliance, health and safety, leadership, IT, and soft skills development.
buyer parent: Apse Capital Limited
buyer: Kallidus LMS
Kallidus is a leading provider of integrated learning and talent solutions. Their award-winning, cost-effective SaaS solutions allows businesses to manage and deliver learning programmes and to develop the talent, skills and performance of their people. "
target: Engage in Learning
Engage in Learning is a UK-based eLearning specialist. Engage in Learning produces interactive and engaging eLearning courses that enable businesses to unlock the potential of their workforce. They offer courses for compliance, health and safety, leadership, IT, and soft skills development.
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closed 1/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Project Management Institute, acquired ProjectsAtWork.com

synopsis: Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession announced the acquisition of ProjectsAtWork.com, one of the largest online resources for project managers and professionals.
buyer: Project Management Institute
Project Management Institute (PMI) is the one of the world's largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession. Their professional resources and research empower more than 700,000 members, credential holders and volunteers in nearly every country in the world. "
target: ProjectsAtWork.com
ProjectsAtWork is the online destination for leading-edge approaches and perspectives in program, portfolio, and project management. Their goal has always been to engage and collaborate with the PM community, bringing fresh thinking and new ideas to the forefront.
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closed 9/16/2002 via

synopsis: infoUSA, (Nasdaq:IUSA) the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer database and sales and marketing solutions, today announced the acquisition of City Publishing Company of Independence, Kansas
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target:
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announced 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

ELMO Cloud HR & Payroll, will acquire Vocam

synopsis: ELMO, a cloud-based HR & Payroll software provider in Australia and New Zealand, will acquire Vocam, a leader in global learning technology. Vocam produces and sells SaaS eLearning platforms and visual training content. Their platform provides live-action video courses that cover a wide variety of topics, including management, safety, HR, and more.
buyer: ELMO Cloud HR & Payroll (ASX:ELO:$30.74)
ELMO is Australia and New Zealand's only integrated cloud HR, payroll, and rostering/time and attendance solution that offers one vendor, one dashboard, and one user-experience. They provide technology to more than 1000 organizations, helping them to manage, engage, and inspire their people. "
target: Vocam
Vocam is a leader in global learning technology. Vocam produces and sells SaaS eLearning platforms and visual training content. Their platform provides live-action video courses that cover a wide variety of topics, including management, safety, HR, leadership, workplace wellness, and legal.
price ($mm)
$2.34
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt. Ltd., acquired Capabiliti

synopsis: PeopleStrong has acquired Capabiliti, a mobile-first learning platform. Capabiliti's SaaS platform allows companies to set up and deliver any type of training. Capabiliti was established in October 2014 and has many Indian and global clients.
buyer: PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt. Ltd.
PeopleStrong is a leading human resource solutions and technology company from India. Its key offerings include the SaaS based HR Technology PeopleStrong Alt – powered by Mobile App and Artificial Intelligence, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, and Human Capital Management. "
target: Capabiliti
Capabiliti believes in revolutionizing the way training and engagement happens within enterprises. Their SaaS LMS and training content allows enterprises to reach out even to their remotest user base. It allows companies to also track and engage their users to ensure a better outcome of delivery.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., will acquire NextAdvisor, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the business of NextAdvisor, Inc. The company is a leading online source of independent and in-depth research and reviews of credit cards, personal finance and internet services.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content. Bankrate aggregates large scale audiences of in-market consumers by providing them with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance. "
target: NextAdvisor, Inc.
NextAdvisor provides independent reviews of online services for consumers and small businesses. The company's mission is to help its visitors save money and make optimal buying decisions by presenting them with useful comparisons and reviews of service providers.
price ($mm)
$79
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2017 via Company Press Release

NBS, acquired Digicon Information, Inc.

synopsis: NBS has acquired Digicon Information Inc, a Canadian publication and consulting company which provides specification data in Canada and North America. Digicon is a premier source of construction-related information in Canada - primarily in the form of master specifications, software for specifications and BIM, and related services to Canada.
buyer parent: Royal Institute of British Architects
buyer: NBS
NBS is committed to offering distinctive, innovative specification and information solutions to construction industry professionals. They have produced specification products for over 40 years, including the recognised national standard specification system for the UK. "
target: Digicon Information, Inc.
Digicon is a publication and consulting company specializing in all aspects of construction specifications and product data development in North America. They strive to maintain their lead at the forefront of construction documentation and software technology.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Icecat NV, acquired Syndy

synopsis: Icecat, a publisher of ecommerce statistics, has acquired 92% of Netherlands-based Syndy. Syndy is a platform for the exchange of product information between brands and retailers, specialized in product data for sectors such as, FMCG, toys and DIY. Syndy works for clients like FrieslandCampina, Philips Lighting and Co-op.
buyer: Icecat NV
Icecat NV is an independent worldwide publisher of ecommerce statistics and product content syndicator. The Icecat catalog includes 4,2 million product data-sheets in 47 world languages. Icecat analyzes the performance of more than 18,000 brands. "
target: Syndy
Based in the Netherlands, Syndy offers a platform for the exchange of product information between brands and retailers. Syndy specializes in product data for sectors such as, FMCG, toys and DIY. Syndy works for clients like FrieslandCampina, Philips Lighting and Co-op.
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closed 7/5/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Pareto Corp., acquired TPS

synopsis: Pareto Corporation, a leading shopper marketing company, announced that it has acquired The Promotional Specialists, an innovative international award winning supplier of promotional and incentive merchandise based in Canada. TPS will continue to be managed by founders Aaron Moscoe and Andrew Rotenberg, who have committed to remain with Pareto.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Pareto Corp. (PETOF:$0.00)
Pareto Corporation is Canada's leading shopper marketing firm. Pareto offers Shopper Marketing solutions to leading companies across a broad range of industry sectors. They provide quantifiable services that complement clients' marketing and sales departments. "
target: TPS
TPS is an international award winning promotional and incentive merchandise agency based in Markham Ontario. Founded in 1988, its 30 employees service many of Canada's top brands.
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closed 7/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Questel, acquired Expernova

synopsis: Questel, one of the largest online intellectual property service providers, announces the acquisition of Expernova, a gem specializing in scientific big data. Since 2008, Expernova’s founders have been developing their Expernova platform to transform a complex scientific and technological environment into an easy, attractive, and collaborative map.
buyer: Questel
Questel offers a full suite of web based services for productivity and collaboration dedicated to intellectual property (IP) with search, analysis and idea- to-asset management capabilities. Questel provides a comprehensive collection of IP databases for each stage of the innovation lifecycle. "
target: Expernova
Expernova is a reference player in the field of scientific Big Data and Open Innovation. Based in Montpellier, France, they provide subscription services to its proprietary platform offering ecosystem mappings through the analysis of innovation players (experts, corporates, universities, etc.).
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closed 6/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd., acquired Glassdoor, Inc.

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese-based HR company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Glassdoor, a leading job and recruiting company well known for providing greater workplace transparency. Glassdoor helps people find the latest jobs combined with insights into jobs and companies.
buyer: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd. (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Founded in 1960, the Recruit Group started as a business focused on recruitment advertising that targeted university students. In April 2016, they organized into three new strategic business units (SBU): Global Online HR, Media & Solutions, and Global Staffing. "
target: Glassdoor, Inc.
Glassdoor is the world's most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace that is changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. Glassdoor combines job listings with anonymous reviews, ratings and salary data to help people find a job and company they love.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
$171
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Project Management Institute, acquired ProjectManagement.com

synopsis: Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, announced the acquisition of ProjectManagement.com, one of the largest online resources for project managers and professionals.
buyer: Project Management Institute
Project Management Institute (PMI) is the one of the world's largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession. Their professional resources and research empower more than 700,000 members, credential holders and volunteers in nearly every country in the world. "
target: ProjectManagement.com
ProjectManagement.com provides IT Project Managers with the tools and information they need to do their work. The site offers over 12K how-to articles, over 1000 deliverable templates, 120 project plans, a dozen detailed development processes, and more.
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closed 4/21/2011 via Market Wire

SharedXpertise Media, LLC, acquired Talent Management Technology

synopsis: SharedXpertise announced it has acquired the assets of Talent Management Technology. Talent Management Technology's popular destination is frequently visited by global business audiences with graduate degrees who have an interest in HR and talent management topics.
buyer: SharedXpertise Media, LLC
SharedXpertise is the leader in providing media, summits and forums that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources and financial management. "
target parent: Tarsus Group plc
target: Talent Management Technology
Talent Management Technology (TMT) is an online destination where talent management professionals and the providers of technologies and services for them meet. Its database of companies is the most comprehensive searchable directory online of these talent management technologies and services.
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