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closed 4/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Frontenac Company LLC, acquired TPC Training and Jade Learning

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners has sold its controlling interests in TPC Training and Jade Learning to Frontenac. TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training solutions. Jade Learning is a provider of continuing education training, serving the electrical code, electrical safety and security alarm segments.
buyer: Frontenac Company LLC
Frontenac, a leading private equity firm, focuses on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the food, industrial, and services industries. They work in partnership with proven operating leaders, through their executive-centric approach called CEO1ST, to acquire leading companies. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: TPC Training and Jade Learning
Headquartered outside Chicago, IL, TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training solutions. Sister company Jade Learning is a provider of continuing education training, serving the electrical code, electrical safety and security alarm segments.
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announced 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wong Fong Academy Pte. Ltd., will acquire Smatra Training Hub Pte Ltd

synopsis: Wong Fong Industries announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Wong Fong Academy Pte Ltd, entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire the entire issued and paid-up share capital of Smatra Training Hub Pte. Ltd. Smatra Training Hub is an accredited construction safety training provider based in Singapore.
buyer parent: Wong Fong Industries Limited
buyer: Wong Fong Academy Pte. Ltd.
Wong Fong Academy, an educational institute in the Continuing Education and Training sector, provides quality skills training across all industrial sectors in Singapore. They strive not only to transfer skills and knowledge, but to nurture an attitude of taking personal responsibility for safety. "
target: Smatra Training Hub Pte Ltd
Smatra Training Hub is an accredited construction safety training provider based in Singapore. Their mission is to improve the professional lives of individuals and the performance of organizations through the delivery of superior quality education and training services.
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announced 12/26/2017 via GlobeNewswire

ProBility Media Corp., will acquire North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc

synopsis: ProBility Media Corp. is to acquire North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc. NACB’s mission is to provide the most comprehensive safety training courses, materials, and certifications for operators, inspectors, and trainers within the crane and lifting industries both in the United States and around the world.
buyer: ProBility Media Corp. (OTCPK:PBYA:$6.83)
ProBility Media Corp. is an education and training technology company. ProBility is executing a disruptive strategy of defragmenting the training market place by offering high quality training courses and materials and preparing the workforce for excellence. "
target: North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc
North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc. (NACB) is a company whose mission is to provide the most comprehensive safety training courses, materials, and certifications for operators, inspectors, and trainers within the crane and lifting industries both in the United States and around the world.
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closed 7/15/2014 via PR Web

Telemedia, Inc., acquired American Trainco

synopsis: Telemedia, LLC, a leading developer of industrial skills and maintenance training solutions, has acquired American Trainco, Inc. American Trainco, Inc. operates outside of Denver, Colorado and excels in developing workforces through open enrollment and in-house live industrial skills training classes.
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: Telemedia, Inc.
Telemedia is a provider of technical skills training content and programs for large industrial companies around the world. These programs train industrial workers to maintain and operate complex machinery, observe proper safety precautions and comply with government regulations. "
target: American Trainco
American Trainco provides live training for maintenance personnel working in industrial plants and large building facilities. Their courses are practical, complete, consistent, and designed to bring students up to speed in their topic of study as quickly and safely as possible.
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closed 2/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Advanced Technology Services (ATS), acquired Learn Maintenance

synopsis: Advanced Technology Services, Inc. (ATS), a rapidly growing company dedicated to increasing the productivity of your entire enterprise, announced the acquisition of Learn Maintenance, Inc., a nationally recognized training company specializing in technical training for complex manufacturing.
buyer: Advanced Technology Services (ATS)
Advanced Technology Services (ATS) makes business run better by improving the productivity and profitability for many of the world's most respected companies. ATS helps business remain competitive in a fast changing global economy. "
target: Learn Maintenance
Learn Maintenance Inc. is a leading provider of hands-on training for industrial, mechanical systems, electrical, hydraulics, pipefitting, pneumatics, programmable logic controls (PLC’s), pumps, welding and more.
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closed 6/1/2017 via Company Press Release

Leavitt Machinery, acquired Crane Safety Ltd.

synopsis: As of June 1st, 2017, Leavitt Machinery has officially acquired the Edmonton based training company Crane Safety Limited. For over 30 years, Crane Safety Ltd. has provided quality training programs for the mining, petrochemical, forestry, manufacturing, and railroad sectors across Canada, the United States, and South America.
buyer: Leavitt Machinery
Leavitt Machinery has earned a reputation throughout Canada and the US as a leader in the materials handling industry and as a company dedicated to safety. Leavitt Machinery not only runs a trusted operator training department, but has implemented extensive health and safety standards internally. "
target: Crane Safety Ltd.
Crane Safety Ltd. provides quality training programs for the mining, petrochemical, forestry, manufacturing, and railroad sectors across Canada, the United States, and South America. In addition to classroom learning and work-site training, Crane Safety Ltd designed and produced instruction manuals.
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closed 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mintra Group, acquired Atlas Knowledge

synopsis: The HR, competence and training specialist Mintra Group has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge. Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Mintra Group
MINTRA GROUP is a leading global partner for companies within oil and gas, maritime, construction and renewables looking to achieve cost effective management of HR, competence and training. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Atlas Knowledge
Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide. Atlas has served the learning and compliance needs of standards bodies, regulators and more than 1,700 corporate customers, including 6 of the top 10 largest energy companies in the world.
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announced 5/31/2012 via Company Press Release

Site Skills Group Pty Ltd, will acquire Axis Training Group Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Site Skills Group announced it would acquire Axis Training Group. The Axis Training Group is a privately owned company specialising in safety, skills and environmental training for the Oil & Gas, Mining & Resources and Construction industries.
buyer: Site Skills Group Pty Ltd (ASX:SIT:$13.48)
Site Group International is an Australian registered public company which has operations in both Australia and the Philippines. It provides Australian vocational training in Asia. Site offers a range of training programs designed for the Mining & Processing, Oil & Gas and Construction industries. "
target: Axis Training Group Pty Ltd.
The Axis Training Group is a privately owned company specialising in safety, skills and environmental training for the Oil & Gas, Mining & Resources and Construction industries.
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closed 11/17/2017 via Company Press Release

UL, Inc, acquired ChemADVISOR

synopsis: UL has acquired ChemADVISOR. ChemADVISOR is a leading provider of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Transportation information & regulatory compliance solutions to the global chemical-based manufacturing industry. The company offers database products, training programs and consulting services for handling hazardous materials.
buyer: UL, Inc
UL fosters safe living and working conditions for people everywhere through the application of science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. The UL Mark engenders trust enabling the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies. "
target: ChemADVISOR
ChemADVISOR is a leading provider of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Transportation information & regulatory compliance solutions to the global chemical-based manufacturing industry. The company offers database products, training programs and consulting services for handling hazardous materials.
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closed 5/16/2019 via Company Press Release

PEC Safety, acquired Veriforce

synopsis: Veriforce has been acquired by PEC Safety, a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo. Veriforce is a leading provider of fully-integrated, SaaS-based operator qualification (OQ); drug and alcohol; safety and insurance; and training solutions across the upstream, midstream, utility, manufacturing, chemical and construction end markets.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: PEC Safety
PEC is a leading risk-management company that provides a technology-enabled contractor management service for reporting and measuring contractor risk, safety and compliance information to operators. More than 110 operators manage over 15,000 contractors with PEC’s contractor management solution. "
target parent: Greenridge Investment Partners
target: Veriforce
Veriforce is a leading provider of fully-integrated, SaaS-based operator qualification (OQ); drug and alcohol; safety and insurance; and training solutions across the upstream, midstream, utility, manufacturing, chemical and construction end markets.
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announced 8/29/2018 via Company Description

Polaris Private Equity, will acquire Falck Safety Services

synopsis: Polaris, a Danish private equity firm, will acquire 100% of the shares in Falck Safety Services Holding A/S and take over all Safety Services activities in Falck. Falck Safety Services is an international leader in rescue and safety training, providing safety services to the oil & gas, maritime, renewable energy and other high-risk industries.
buyer: Polaris Private Equity
Polaris is a Danish-owned private equity firm with activities across a range of industries and experience building growth companies, including providers of critical services to the renewable energy industry, among others. "
target parent: Falck
target: Falck Safety Services
Falck Safety Services is an international leader in rescue and safety training, providing safety services to the oil & gas, maritime, renewable energy and other high-risk industries. Falck Safety Services trains staff in safe conduct and survival skills aimed at preventing accidents and injuries.
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announced 11/30/2018 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire PEC Safety

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm focused on software and technology-enabled services, will acquire PEC Safety, a contractor management software and safety learning content provider. PEC Safety enables clients to hire and manage safe and qualified contractors through a centralized cloud-based software system.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and tech-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings."
target: PEC Safety
PEC Safety is a contractor management software and safety learning content provider that helps both hiring clients and contractors manage risk, safety, and compliance. PEC Safety enables clients to hire and manage safe and qualified contractors through a centralized cloud-based software system.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

3T Energy Group Ltd, acquired Survivex Limited

synopsis: Technology and training organization 3T Energy Group has acquired Survivex, an offshore oil and gas training specialist based in Aberdeen. Survivex has a state of the art training centre ideally located in Europe’s oil capital, within walking distance of Aberdeen’s international airport and offshore heliports.
buyer: 3T Energy Group Ltd
3T Energy Group harnesses the power of technology to transform training and enhance performance, enabling the people and companies who comprise the global energy sector to work safer, smarter and more efficiently. "
target: Survivex Limited
Survivex is a leading provider of safety related services to the international Oil & Gas Industry. Their state of the art training centre is ideally located in Europe’s oil capital within walking distance of Aberdeen’s international airport and offshore heliports.
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closed 12/11/2012 via GlobeNewswire

SRP Environmental LLC, acquired Soapweed Solutions, LLC

synopsis: SRP Environmental LLC announced the acquisition of Colorado based Soapweed Solutions LLC. Soapweed provides occupational safety consulting and training services to public and private sector clients throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Soapweed also provides services in Kansas, Montana, Wyoming and the Dakotas.
buyer: SRP Environmental LLC
SRP Environmental is an Inc. 5000 Company that specializes in Environmental, Health & Safety Consulting Services. Since 1996 SRP Environmental has been providing environmental, industrial hygiene, safety and catastrophe services throughout North America and the Pacific regions. "
target: Soapweed Solutions, LLC
Soapweed Solutions offers safety training, consultation and OSHA compliance services for oilfield and agriculture companies of all sizes. We are based in northern Colorado and do work in Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota, Montana, and Oklahoma.
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closed 2/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Quanta Services, Inc., acquired Northwest Lineman College

synopsis: Quanta Services, Inc., a corporation that provides engineering, procurement and construction services, has announced that it completed the acquisition of Northwest Lineman College (NLC), the industry-leading educational and training institution serving the electric power industry.
buyer: Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR:$9,466.48)
Quanta Services is a leading specialized contracting services company, delivering infrastructure solutions for the electric power, oil and gas and communications industries. Quanta's services include designing, installing, repairing and maintaining energy and communications infrastructure. "
target: Northwest Lineman College
Northwest Lineman College is the industry-leading educational and training institution serving the electric power industry. NLC is the largest educational and training organization that trains across the full lifespan of a line worker's career, from pre-apprenticeship through experienced lineman.
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closed 1/9/2014 via PR Newswire

Practising Law Institute, acquired The SEC Insitute

synopsis: Practising Law Institute (PLI), one of the nation's most prestigious providers of continuing legal education, has acquired the programming assets of The SEC Institute, a leader in SEC compliance and continuing professional education for accountants, compliance and regulatory professionals.
buyer: Practising Law Institute
Practising Law Institute (PLI) is the most prestigious nonprofit continuing legal education organization dedicated to providing the legal community with the most up-to-date information available. "
target: The SEC Insitute
The SEC Institute has been a leader in SEC compliance and financial reporting and accounting education, helping professionals in public companies across the United States and abroad comply with the filing requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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closed 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Seagull Oil & Gas, acquired ExTek As

synopsis: Seagull Oil & Gas has acquired all the shares in the EX training provider, ExTek AS. The company is Norway’s only centre approved to validate core competency of oil & gas industry employees and contract staff under the globally recognized CompEx Scheme.
buyer parent: GMT Communications Partners
buyer: Seagull Oil & Gas
Seagull Oil & Gas is a world class provider of off-the-shelf training and competence management solutions for the oil and gas industry. Their mission is to offer their clients best value for money by delivering solutions that reduce cost, improve safety and increase knowledge. "
target: ExTek As
Extek AS is a training and education center and was established in January 2014 and headquartered in Bryne. Extek AS has together with standard setters, working personnel and the oil and gas industry concluded that Compex is the course concept that gives the best outcome for all parties.
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closed 11/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aspire2, acquired Safety 'n Action Ltd

synopsis: Aspire2 Group, the newly formed training organisation backed by Australian private equity firm Archer Capital, will acquire Safety ‘n Action. Safety ‘n Action was established in 2001 and has grown exponentially to become New Zealand’s most renowned Health & Safety Training provider.
buyer parent: Archer Capital
buyer: Aspire2
Aspire2 Group is a newly formed training organisation backed by Australian private equity firm Archer Capital. Aspire2 was formed through the acquisition of five New Zealand based private education businesses. "
target: Safety 'n Action Ltd
Safety n Action was established in 2001 and has grown exponentially to become NZ’s most renowned Health & Safety Training provider.
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closed 2/18/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Zweig Group, acquired Ignite Coaching and Consulting

synopsis: Zweig Group, a global leader in products and services to the AEC industry, announced the acquisition of Ignite Coaching and Consulting, a full-service management, marketing and business development firm specialized in serving the AEC industry.
buyer: Zweig Group
Zweig Group is the nation’s leader in enhancing business performance for architecture, engineering, planning, construction and environmental consulting firms. They offer a comprehensive suite of products and services including magazines, newsletters, surveys, executive training, seminars and more. "
target: Ignite Coaching and Consulting
Ignite Coaching and Consulting is a full-service management, marketing and business development firm specialized in serving the AEC industry. They offer Personal, Professional, and Corporate Coaching & Consulting Services.
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closed 6/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

ASCO plc, acquired NSL Ltd.

synopsis: ASCO, the world's leading oil and gas logistics company, announced that it has acquired North Sea Lifting Limited (NSL) - an international safety training and lifting specialist.
buyer: ASCO plc
ASCO is a leading international Oil & Gas logistics company. Their services include: on and offshore logistics, international freight management, waste management, personnel, and marine. "
target: NSL Ltd.
NSL is one of the oilfield’s leading training companies and suppliers of specialist personnel. Not only do they train but they also perform technical reviews or audits on your lifting operations to identify any weaknesses or problems. They can then make recommendations as to how to fix them.
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closed 3/28/2019 via Company Press Release

TPC Training, acquired Intelivert

synopsis: TPC Training, the leader in online and instructor-led industrial skills and safety training, announced the acquisition of Intelivert, a leading workforce safety, compliance and risk management software provider.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: TPC Training
TPC Training is the leader in industrial skills training, featuring the industry’s deepest library of technical and safety content and an unrivaled portfolio of training solutions to help build a better, safer and more efficient workforce. "
target: Intelivert
Intelivert develops, delivers and supports industry-leading Workforce Safety, Process Optimization, and Risk Management software solutions that measurably drive success and promote organizational excellence in the areas of Safety, Compliance and Performance.
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closed 4/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Frontenac Company LLC, acquired TPC Training and Jade Learning

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners has sold its controlling interests in TPC Training and Jade Learning to Frontenac. TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training solutions. Jade Learning is a provider of continuing education training, serving the electrical code, electrical safety and security alarm segments.
buyer: Frontenac Company LLC
Frontenac, a leading private equity firm, focuses on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the food, industrial, and services industries. They work in partnership with proven operating leaders, through their executive-centric approach called CEO1ST, to acquire leading companies. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: TPC Training and Jade Learning
Headquartered outside Chicago, IL, TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training solutions. Sister company Jade Learning is a provider of continuing education training, serving the electrical code, electrical safety and security alarm segments.
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closed 3/28/2019 via Company Press Release

TPC Training, acquired Intelivert

synopsis: TPC Training, the leader in online and instructor-led industrial skills and safety training, announced the acquisition of Intelivert, a leading workforce safety, compliance and risk management software provider.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: TPC Training
TPC Training is the leader in industrial skills training, featuring the industry’s deepest library of technical and safety content and an unrivaled portfolio of training solutions to help build a better, safer and more efficient workforce. "
target: Intelivert
Intelivert develops, delivers and supports industry-leading Workforce Safety, Process Optimization, and Risk Management software solutions that measurably drive success and promote organizational excellence in the areas of Safety, Compliance and Performance.
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closed 4/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Frontenac Company LLC, acquired TPC Training and Jade Learning

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners has sold its controlling interests in TPC Training and Jade Learning to Frontenac. TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training solutions. Jade Learning is a provider of continuing education training, serving the electrical code, electrical safety and security alarm segments.
buyer: Frontenac Company LLC
Frontenac, a leading private equity firm, focuses on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the food, industrial, and services industries. They work in partnership with proven operating leaders, through their executive-centric approach called CEO1ST, to acquire leading companies. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: TPC Training and Jade Learning
Headquartered outside Chicago, IL, TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training solutions. Sister company Jade Learning is a provider of continuing education training, serving the electrical code, electrical safety and security alarm segments.
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closed 3/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Industrial Color Studios, acquired Invodo, Inc.

synopsis: Invodo, a video content production company specializing in high-quality, scalable video for brands and retailers, has been sold to Industrial Color Studios, a digital commerce company offering solutions for digital marketers and a portfolio company of Frontenac Company. Invodo shoots product-centric videos for use across the digital marketing mix.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Industrial Color Studios
Industrial Color Studios and its group of content production companies is an industry-leading visual content production company with integrated offerings designed to support marketers, brands, agencies, and the wider production industry with resources for today’s digital commerce marketplace. "
target parent: S3 Ventures
target: Invodo, Inc.
Invodo, Inc. is the industry-leading video content production company specializing in high-quality, scalable video for brands and retailers. A pioneer in eCommerce video, Invodo has a decade of experience shooting tens of thousands of product-centric videos for use across the digital marketing mix.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Industrial Color Brands, acquired Click3X

synopsis: Industrial Color Studios has acquired Click3X, the pioneering film, video and post production studio founded in 1993 by Peter Corbett and known for its industry expertise spanning such areas as VR, AR, CGI and live streaming.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Industrial Color Brands
Industrial Color Brands partners with top brands, agencies, and creative professionals, providing a full range of essential production services. They led the industry through a culture of innovation, bringing state-of-the-art digital production and post-production solutions to their clients. "
target: Click3X
Click3X is a pioneering film, video and post production studio founded in 1993 by Peter Corbett and known for its industry expertise spanning such areas as VR, AR, CGI and live streaming.
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closed 8/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Frontenac Company LLC, acquired Industrial Color Brands

synopsis: Stone Canyon Industries, a global industrial holding company, announced that it has sold Industrial Color Brands to Frontenac, a Chicago-based private equity firm. Industrial Color Brands partners with top brands, agencies, and creative professionals, providing a full range of essential production services.
buyer: Frontenac Company LLC
Frontenac is a leading private equity firm, based in Chicago. The firm focuses on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the consumer, industrial, and services industries. "
target parent: Stone Canyon Industries
target: Industrial Color Brands
Industrial Color Brands partners with top brands, agencies, and creative professionals, providing a full range of essential production services. They led the industry through a culture of innovation, bringing state-of-the-art digital production and post-production solutions to their clients.
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announced 8/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Salient Federal Solutions will be merged with CRGT Inc.,

synopsis: Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. and CRGT Inc. announced an agreement to merge, forming Salient CRGT. The merger of equals positions the newly combined company for leadership in meeting the IT modernization and business intelligence needs of federal agencies and other government customers.
buyer parent: Bridge Growth Partners, LLC
buyer: CRGT Inc.
CRGT is a full life‐cycle IT services provider for the Federal Government, offering customers Agile Software Development, data analytics, and cyber security & infrastructure support. "
target parent: Frontenac Company LLC
target: Salient Federal Solutions
Salient is a leading provider of information technology and engineering services that include data analytics, Agile development, mobility, training, and cyber security solutions to the intelligence, defense, homeland security, and federal civilian markets.
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announced 10/24/2013 via BusinessWire

HS Solutions Inc., will acquire Hospitality Staffing Solutions

synopsis: Hospitality Staffing Solutions, LLC (HSS), a leading provider of outsourced staffing solutions for the hospitality industry, announced that it has reached agreement to enter into an asset purchase agreement with HS Solutions Corporation, an Information Technology Consulting services provider.
buyer: HS Solutions Inc.
HS Solutions Incorporation is an Information Technology Consulting services provider specializing in Project Staffing, Software Development, Project Management, Contract Programming, IT Staffing and Direct Hire for small, mid-size and Fortune 500 Companies. "
target parent: Frontenac Company LLC
target: Hospitality Staffing Solutions
Hospitality Staffing Solutions, LLC provides staffing services for the hospitality and resort industry. It offers full time housekeeping, stewarding, laundry, banquet, and kitchen staff, as well as provides associates to full-service hotels, convention, and airport properties.
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closed 11/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Salient Federal Solutions, acquired List Innovative Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Salient Federal Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of information technology, engineering, and intelligence analytic services announced that it has completed its acquisition of List Innovative Solutions, Inc. List is a skilled provider of end-to-end application software solutions to the Federal government.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Salient Federal Solutions
Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of Federal IT and engineering solutions enabling government and industry to respond quickly to new or surge mission requirements with exactly the right people, skills, expertise, and technical solutions. "
target: List Innovative Solutions, Inc.
List Innovative Solutions is a highly successful and respected Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) that specializes in applying innovative technology solutions to help commercial and government clients realize their business goals and increase enterprise value.
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closed 7/31/2012 via Folio: First Day

F+W Media, Inc., acquired Aspire Media, LLC

synopsis: F+W has purchased Aspire Media, a Loveland, Colorado-based enthusiast publisher serving the craft market and backed by private equity firms Frontenac Company and Catalyst Investors. Aspire Media was formed in 2005 with the acquisition of Interweave and is headed by CEO Clay Hall.
buyer: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media, Inc. publishes and markets magazines, titles, and books. It also provides content, educational programs, competitions, conferences, and operates interactive portal sites. It strives to offer the most complete – online and offline – customer experience for enthusiasts. "
target parent: Frontenac Company LLC
target: Aspire Media, LLC
Aspire Media is the parent company of INTERWEAVE, the nation’s leading multiplatform art and craft enthusiast media companies. INTERWEAVE produces magazines, books, online businesses, television programming, video workshops, and consumer events for crafters and artists.
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closed 3/19/2012 via BNC Analysis

KRG Capital Partners, acquired Ansira

synopsis: KRG Capital Partners (KRG), a Denver-based private equity firm, has completed an investment in Ansira Partners, Inc. (Ansira). Ansira, a leading independent engagement marketing agency, is the third platform company for KRG in advertising and marketing services.
buyer: KRG Capital Partners
Founded in 1996, KRG is a Denver based private equity buyout firm with $4.3 billion of cumulative capital either deployed or available for future investment, which includes approximately $1 billion deployed since inception on behalf of equity co-investors. "
target parent: Frontenac Company LLC
target: Ansira
Originated in 1919, Ansira provides trade promotion, digital, direct, marketing automation, media and creative activities. Ansira's clients are a broad array of top global and national brands including Coca-Cola, Ford, Domino's Pizza, and Honda/Acura.
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closed 3/30/2012 via PR Newswire

ATS Corporation merged with Salient Federal Solutions,

synopsis: ATS Corporation, and Salient Federal Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of information technology, engineering, and intelligence analytic services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, and cyber domains, announced that they have finalized their merger.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Salient Federal Solutions
Salient Federal Solutions is a leading provider of Federal IT and engineering solutions that enable government and industry to respond quickly to new or surge mission requirements with exactly the right people, skills, expertise and technical solutions. "
target: ATS Corporation
ATS Corporation is a provider of software and systems development, systems integration, infrastructure management and outsourcing, information sharing, and consulting to the Department of Defense, federal civilian agencies, public safety and national security customers.
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closed 10/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Salient Federal Solutions, purchased Electronic Security Systems Division from Dataline LLC

synopsis: Salient Federal Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of information technology, engineering and intelligence analysis services, announced the acquisition of the Electronic Security Systems (ESS) division of Dataline, LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based technology provider to the Department of Defense.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Salient Federal Solutions
Salient Federal Solutions is a leading provider of Federal IT and engineering solutions that enable government and industry to respond quickly to new or surge mission requirements with exactly the right people, skills, expertise and technical solutions. "
seller: Dataline LLC
Dataline's Electronic Security Services provides end-to-end life cycle support (from design to maintenance) of state-of-the-art systems designed to provide security to installations. This includes access control systems, video monitoring, sensor implementation and video teleconferencing.
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closed 3/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Salient Federal Solutions, acquired Command Information, Inc.

synopsis: Salient Federal Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of Federal IT and engineering solutions, has announced the acquisition of Command Information and its wholly-owned subsidiary AnviCom, a premier provider of net-centric information technology services and solutions for government and industry, headquartered in Alexandria, VA.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Salient Federal Solutions
Salient Federal Solutions is a leading provider of Federal IT and engineering solutions that enable government and industry to respond quickly to new or surge mission requirements with exactly the right people, skills, expertise and technical solutions. "
target: Command Information, Inc.
Specializing in cyber security solutions and enterprise transportation solutions, Command Information provides technology, objective consulting, and engineering to leverage next generation Internet applications and services.
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announced 12/7/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Verisk Analytics, Inc., will acquire 3E Company

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading source of information about risk, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 3E Company, a premier provider of services that help companies comply with government-mandated environmental health and safety (EH&S) requirements relating to workplace safety and product stewardship.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,544.20)
Verisk Analytics is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. "
target parent: Frontenac Company LLC
target: 3E Company
3E Company offers a suite of services for environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance management. 3E boasts an industry-leading combination control call center and the world's premier hazardous substance database of global regulatory and compliance information.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/15/2010 via BNC Analysis

Frontenac Company LLC, acquired Hospitality Staffing Solutions

synopsis: Frontenac Company acquired Hospitality Staffing Solutions (“HSS” or the “Company”), in partnership with its executive leaders. HSS is a leading national provider of outsourced hospitality staffing services to blue chip franchises, including Marriott, Hyatt, and Ritz Carlton properties across the country.
buyer: Frontenac Company LLC
Frontenac is a private investment firm based in Chicago and founded in 1971. The firm manages over $1 billion and is currently making investments from its ninth fund. Frontenac's capital base is comprised of patient investors, primarily families, with a long investment horizon. "
target: Hospitality Staffing Solutions
Hospitality Staffing Solutions, LLC provides staffing services for the hospitality and resort industry. It offers full time housekeeping, stewarding, laundry, banquet, and kitchen staff, as well as provides associates to full-service hotels, convention, and airport properties.
price ($mm)
$80
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/29/2010 via PR Newswire

Salient Federal Solutions, acquired SGIS

synopsis: Salient Federal Solutions, Inc., an information technology (IT) and engineering solutions company, founded in partnership with Frontenac Company LLC, a leading private investment firm, announced today that it has acquired SGIS, a federal government contracting firm, from Skillstorm.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: Salient Federal Solutions
Salient Federal Solutions was founded by the former senior leadership team for SI International. Salient Federal Solutions' mission is to build a world class federal IT and engineering solutions company through aggressive organic growth and supplemental acquisitions. "
target parent: SkillStorm
target: SGIS
SGIS provides innovative technology-focused services and solutions in the following areas: information technology solutions, intelligence solutions, training and logistics services, and cyber security solutions with its focus on the intelligence community and Department of Defense markets.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/2/2008 via Company Press Release

Interweave Press, Inc., acquired CrochetMe.com

synopsis: Interweave announced that is has completed its acquisition of CrochetMe.com, a popular social media site for crochet enthusiasts, from its developer, Kim Werker, in a move that adds to its already strong lineup of fiber craft media and online properties, which includes its crochet magazine, “Interweave Crochet.”
buyer parent: Frontenac Company
buyer: Interweave Press, Inc.
Interweave Press has provided need-to-know information to committed craft hobbyists for more than 30 years. The company’s first magazine titles, Handwoven and Spin-off, launched in the 1970s and, in the 1990s, the company launched Interweave Knits, Beadwork, and PieceWork. "
target: CrochetMe.com
CrochetMe.com, a popular social media site for crochet enthusiasts, from its developer, Kim Werker, in a move that adds to its already strong lineup of fiber craft media and online properties, which includes its crochet magazine, “Interweave Crochet.”
price ($mm)
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cancelled 7/28/2008 via PR Newswire

SI International Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Arrowpoint Corporation

synopsis: SI International, Inc., an information technology and network solutions (IT) company, announced today, that the company and Arrowpoint Corporation have mutually agreed to terminate the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated July 15, 2008 that related to the proposed acquisition of Arrowpoint by the company.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company
buyer: SI International Inc. (SINT:$0.00)
SI International deliver state-of-the-practice information technology and telecommunications infrastructure solutions for major clients in the public and private sectors in the following practice areas: Software Development, Systems Engineering, Systems Consulting, and Information Security. "
target: Arrowpoint Corporation
Arrowpoint is a veteran-owned corporation that provides a wide array of services to the federal government, including program management and integration; personnel support services, business process modeling and improvement, software development and integration, as well as IT operations.
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closed 6/2/2008 via Company Press Release

Interweave Press, Inc., purchased American Artist, Drawing, Watercolor, and Workshop magazines from Nielsen Business Media

synopsis: Interweave, one of the nation’s leading art and craft media companies with businesses in magazine and book publishing, online media, television and video programming, and events for craft enthusiasts, has completed the acquisition of American Artist, Drawing, Watercolor, and Workshop magazines from Nielsen Business Media.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company
buyer: Interweave Press, Inc.
Interweave Press has provided need-to-know information to committed craft hobbyists for more than 30 years. The company’s first magazine titles, Handwoven and Spin-off, launched in the 1970s and, in the 1990s, the company launched Interweave Knits, Beadwork, and PieceWork. "
seller parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
seller: Nielsen Business Media (NYSE:EEX:$400.50)
With 42 publications, over 135 trade shows and conferences, and 195 digital products and services, Nielsen Business Media offers insight, analysis and face-to-face contacts to help professionals better understand their markets, serve their customers and grow their businesses.
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closed 9/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Kroll Ontrack Inc., acquired TrialGraphix

synopsis: Kroll, the global risk consulting company, acquired TrialGraphix®, which will operate as part of the Legal Technology business of Kroll Ontrack®, the industry’s largest provider of electronic and paper document discovery, computer forensics, and data recovery services.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc.
buyer: Kroll Ontrack Inc.
Kroll Ontrack Inc. provides large scale electronic and paper-based discovery, computer forensics, and data recovery solutions to help companies, law firms, and government agencies quickly and cost-effectively review, manage and produce relevant evidence. "
target parent: Frontenac Company
target: TrialGraphix
TrialGraphix is a national litigation consulting firm specializing in discovery, trial consulting and presentation services for trial teams, law firms and corporate counsel. Founded in 1991, TrialGraphix has nearly 300 full-time professionals.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

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

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

synopsis: VinaCapital, one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, has acquired Smartly, a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
buyer: VinaCapital Investment Management
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. "
target: Smartly Pte Ltd
Smartly is a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV, acquired TradersOnly BV

synopsis: LYNX, a Dutch specialist in online investing, has acquired TradersOnly, the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
buyer: Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV
LYNX is a Dutch specialist in online investing. LYNX provides investors with access to more than 100 exchanges in 20 countries through its user-friendly trading platform. The company was founded in 2006 and has been active on the Dutch market since 2007. "
target: TradersOnly BV
TradersOnly is the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

MobiKwik, acquired Clearfunds

synopsis: MobiKwik, India's largest independent mobile payments network, has acquired Clearfunds, an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Clearfunds' robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
buyer: MobiKwik
MobiKwik is India's largest independent mobile payments network connecting 107 million users with more than 3 million direct merchants. MobiKwik allows users to load money into a digital wallet and make secure 1-tap payments for online or offline purchases. "
target: Clearfunds
Clearfunds is an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Their robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Niyogin Fintech Ltd., acquired Moneyfront

synopsis: Niyogin, a non-banking finance company in India, has acquired a 50.1% stake in Moneyfront, an online robo-advisory and investment platform in India. Moneyfront helps its users invest in mutual funds and other fixed-income instruments. Users can manage their investments through a customizable portfolio management system and earn superior returns.
buyer: Niyogin Fintech Ltd. (BSE:538772:$2.40)
Founded in 1988, Niyogin is a non-banking finance company in India. The company helps small businesses with their financial needs, whether it is collateral free access to credit for working capital, financing small projects, expanding businesses or purchasing inventory. "
target: Moneyfront
Moneyfront is an online robo-advisory and investment platform in India. Moneyfront helps its users invest in mutual funds and other fixed-income instruments. Users can manage their investments through a completely customizable portfolio management system and earn superior returns.
price ($mm)
$1.67*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan, acquired Arab Finance Brokerage Company

synopsis: Arab Finance Brokerage Co. announced a group of investors finalized the acquisition of 100% of Arab Finance. Among the new shareholders, were market experts Mohamed Radwan, Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan. Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector.
buyer: Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan
Mohamed Radwan is the Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan is the former Head of Asset Management in HC Securities & Investment. "
target: Arab Finance Brokerage Company
Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector. Arab Finance has one of the oldest news portal covering the Egyptian EGX and macroeconomic news. In addition, Arab Finance also provides its services as a brokerage house specialized in online trading.
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Net Income ($mm)
$1,555.67
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,068.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,458.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,400.50
Net Income ($mm)
$379.10
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,816.74
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$489.91
Employees
0
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,653.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,498.31
EBIT ($mm)
$1,494.66
Net Income ($mm)
$1,509.24
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: SWX:PGHN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors worldwide. They have USD 66 billion in assets under management and more than 950 professionals across 19 offices worldwide.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,024.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$626.28
EBIT ($mm)
$620.16
Net Income ($mm)
$587.63
Employees
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$865.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$36.16
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$561.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.00
EBIT ($mm)
$205.11
Net Income ($mm)
$183.41
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$244.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.78
EBIT ($mm)
$204.62
Net Income ($mm)
$119.37
Employees
0
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