Like Renaissance Learning, Inc.

closed 7/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Francisco Partners Management LLC, acquired Renaissance Learning, Inc.

synopsis: Renaissance, a leader in pre-K–12 learning analytics, announced that Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused global private equity firm, has acquired Renaissance from Hellman & Friedman, a leading private equity investment firm.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm, which specializes in investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. Since its launch, Francisco Partners has become one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance® is a leader in pre-K-12 learning analytics, enabling educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance's solutions facilitate the ability to analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students.
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closed 4/10/2014 via Market Wire

Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Renaissance Learning, Inc.

synopsis: Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of online assessments and data-powered teaching and learning solutions, announced that Hellman & Friedman, the San Francisco-based private equity investment firm, has successfully completed its acquisition of Renaissance from the Permira funds.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Hellman & Friedman LLC is a leading private equity investment firm that focuses on investing in superior business franchises and serving as a partner to management in select industries including software, internet & digital media, business & marketing services, financial services and healthcare. "
target parent: Permira
target: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance Learning is a leader of K12 assessment and learning analytics with a presence in more than a third of U.S. schools and 60 countries around the world. Renaissance Learning enables educators to deliver highly differentiated and timely instruction.
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closed 6/20/2013 via PR Newswire

McGraw-Hill Education, acquired Aleks Corporation

synopsis: McGraw-Hill Education, a leading digital learning company, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire ALEKS Corporation, the privately held developer of the ALEKS adaptive learning technology for the K-12 and higher education markets.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: McGraw-Hill Education
McGraw-Hill Education is a digital learning company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions that improve learning outcomes around the world. "
target: Aleks Corporation
ALEKS Corporation is the leader in the creation of web-based artificially intelligent educational software. ALEKS is founded on a field of ground-breaking research in mathematical cognitive science and applied mathematics known as Knowledge Space Theory.
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closed 11/1/2012 via Company Press Release

ConnectEDU, Inc., acquired Epsilen Inc.

synopsis: ConnectEDU announced the acquisition of Epsilen – a cloud-based e-portfolio, skills assessment, professional development and social learning management platform.
buyer: ConnectEDU, Inc.
ConnectEDU, Inc. is the web-based leader in empowering learners to manage their education, launch their careers, and secure a more stable financial future. ConnectEDU uses information technology to connect real learners and real data with real colleges, and real career opportunities. "
target parent: The New York Times Company
target: Epsilen Inc.
Serving educators and students in over 600 K-12 and higher education institutions worldwide, Epsilen provides a social learning environment with personalized tools to enhance the teaching and learning experience.
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closed 10/19/2011 via PR Newswire

Permira, acquired Renaissance Learning, Inc.

synopsis: Renaissance Learning, Inc., a leading provider of technology-based school improvement and student assessment programs for K-12 schools, announced the successful completion of its acquisition by a company owned by the Permira Funds. Permira is a European private equity firm with global reach.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a European private equity firm with global reach. The Permira funds, raised from pension funds and other institutions, make long-term investments in companies with the ambition of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth. "
target: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance Learning, Inc. is a leading provider of technology-based school improvement and student assessment programs for K12 schools. Its tools provide daily formative assessment and periodic progress-monitoring technology to enhance core curriculum.
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closed 1/24/2011 via Market Wire

Axiologix Education Corporation, acquired Edumedia Software Solutions Corporation

synopsis: Axiologix Education Corporation, an educational software provider, announced that it has completed the acquisition of E*pad from Edumedia Software Solutions Corporation. Edumedia is an educational software company whose E*pad is a web based, electronic portfolio, and authentic assessment development application for students and educators.
buyer: Axiologix Education Corporation (AXLX:$9,914.00)
Axiologix Education Corporation is an educational software and services provider. The company's software products include eBoard, Curricuplan and Student Tracker. "
target: Edumedia Software Solutions Corporation
Edumedia Software Solutions Corporation is an education based hardware and software provider. Edumedia's E*pad is an innovative, web based, electronic portfolio, and authentic assessment development application for students and educators.
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closed 11/10/2010 via PR Newswire

Measured Progress, acquired Datawise, Inc.

synopsis: Measured Progress has greatly enhanced its assessment and data management capabilities with the recent acquisition of Datawise, Inc. Datawise provides support for all aspects of assessment automation and data management.
buyer: Measured Progress
Measured Progress is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to student learning and improving instruction in the standards-based classroom. The organization develops state- and district-level assessments and is a provider of alternate assessment for students with cognitive disabilities. "
target: Datawise, Inc.
Datawise is a Redding, California-based company that empowers educators by offering access to meaningful data. Datawise specializes in all aspects of assessment automation and data management.
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closed 3/9/2009 via PR Newswire

Teachscape, acquired Edgenuity

synopsis: Teachscape, the leader in the development and delivery of outcomes-based professional development programs for educators, has acquired Silicon Valley-based Edgenuity, Inc., a software and services company providing analytic solutions to school districts to improve achievement.
buyer: Teachscape
Teachscape is a school effectiveness company, providing a range of solutions that drive increasing levels of student achievement by building the knowledge and skills of instructional leaders and teachers. "
target: Edgenuity
Edgenuity’s mission is to help K-12 districts predictably increase student achievement, while also reducing their total cost of ownership for managing their instructional core – curriculum, instruction and assessment.
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closed 1/30/2008 via PR Newswire

KUE Digital, Inc., acquired Excelsior Software, Inc.

synopsis: Berkery Noyes,the leading independent investment bank serving the education, information and technology markets, announced Excelsior Software, LLC, a leading provider of classroom assessment management software, has been acquired by KUE Digital Inc., a leading global education company.
buyer: KUE Digital, Inc.
Knowledge Universe Education (KUE) companies provide early childhood education programs, primary-through-secondary curricula, and supplemental educational services at thousands of physical locations, and through top-rated online schools and home schooling environments. "
target: Excelsior Software, Inc.
Excelsior Software is a developer of leading classroom formative/summative collection and reporting management software. Excelsior offers the highest level of responsibility to understand its customers with a focus on innovation, quality, and product intelligence and improving communication.
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closed 1/29/2007 via BNC Analysis

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Study Island

synopsis: Study Island, a provider of web based educational programs for K-12, has been purchased by Providence Equity Partners, Inc. in a cash transaction for $100 million.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a private investment firm specializing in equity investments in communications and media companies around the world. The principals of Providence Equity manage funds with approximately $21 billion in equity commitments. "
target: Study Island
Study Island has provides K-12 schools with the most practical and effective web-based learning programs available. All of our products are web-based, state standards-based, and research based. Our in-house writing and editing staff designs and creates our programs.
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$100
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$10
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closed 8/4/2022 via PR Newswire

Prometric, acquired Finetune Learning

synopsis: Prometric announced that it has completed the acquisition of Finetune, a leading innovator in AI-assisted assessment and learning technology across the credentialing, licensure, workforce readiness and education sectors.
buyer parent: Baring Private Equity Asia
buyer: Prometric
Prometric is a leading provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment solutions. Their integrated, end-to-end solutions provide exam development, management, and distribution that set the industry standard in quality, security, and service excellence. "
target: Finetune Learning
Finetune is a leading innovator in the education sector, specializing in the development of hybrid AI-human-solutions that address some of the most challenging problems including automated content generation and AI-powered learning-resource classification.
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announced 4/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA), will acquire Children's Progress

synopsis: Northwest Evaluation Association announced that it will acquire Children's Progress, Inc., a New York-based adaptive assessment and reporting firm with a focus on pre-K – 3rd grade students.
buyer: Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)
Northwest Evaluation Association is a non-profit organization that offers educational consulting services. The company provides computer based assessments, classrooms resources and reporting, consulting, research, and professional training and development services. "
target: Children's Progress
Children’s Progress is an award-winning educational technology company based in New York City. It specializes in the development of engaging computer-adaptive programs for young children that help educators pinpoint how to best challenge and support each child.
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closed 3/28/2022 via Company Press Release

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired KeyPhonics

synopsis: Renaissance, a global leader in student-centered, pre-K–12 personalized practice and assessment, has acquired KeyPhonics, a web-based phonics assessment platform. KeyPhonics provides comprehensive technology-based phonics assessments that enable users to quickly and efficiently screen and diagnose the twelve most critical phonics categories.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts. Resistance provides educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. "
target: KeyPhonics
KeyPhonics is a web-based phonics assessment platform. KeyPhonics provides comprehensive technology-based phonics assessments to help all students master foundational reading skills. They enable users to quickly and efficiently screen and diagnose the twelve most critical phonics categories.
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closed 5/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired Freckle Education

synopsis: A year of vetting math tool after math tool came to an end with Renaissance announcing its acquisition of Freckle Education, a San Francisco-based company that offers online lessons, exercises and assessments for math, English language arts, social studies and science.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in pre-K–12 educational technology, enabling teachers, curriculum creators, and educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students. "
target: Freckle Education
Freckle Education is a San Francisco-based company that offers online lessons, exercises and assessments for math, English language arts, social studies and science. Freckle currently claims more than 700,000 teachers and 10 million students have used the platform across 75,000 schools.
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closed 7/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Showbie, acquired Socrative

synopsis: Showbie, a classroom workflow app with millions of users around the globe, has acquired Socrative from MasteryConnect. Socrative is a classroom app for fun, effective classroom engagement. No matter where or how instructors teach, Socrative allows teachers to instantly connect with students as learning happens.
buyer: Showbie
Showbie is a classroom workflow app with millions of users around the globe. Founded in 2012, Showbie’s mission is to build tools to help teachers and students everywhere be more productive and creative in the paperless classroom. "
target parent: MasteryConnect
target: Socrative
Socrative is a classroom app for fun, effective classroom engagement. No matter where or how instructors teach, Socrative allows teachers to instantly connect with students as learning happens.
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announced 6/19/2014 via BusinessWire

MasteryConnect, will acquire Socrative

synopsis: Education technology leader MasteryConnect announced it is acquiring Socrative, a student response system that increases classroom engagement, for $5 million in cash and stock. The deal will add Socrative's real-time classroom assessment functionality to MasteryConnect's existing suite of cloud-based software and apps for learning in K-12 settings.
buyer: MasteryConnect
MasteryConnect is a market leader in curriculum, assessment and mastery learning tools for K-12. MasteryConnect supports teachers via its Mastery Learning Platform, as well as through their numerous apps on all Web-enabled devices. "
target: Socrative
Socrative supports teachers in formatively assessing their students with educational activities on all Web-enabled devices; including tablets, laptops and smartphones.
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closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Edgenuity, Inc., acquired Compass Learning, Inc.

synopsis: Weld North Holdings LLC, an investment company focused on digital and SaaS education solutions, announced that Edgenuity, a Weld North company and a leader in online and blended learning solutions, has acquired digital education software provider Compass Learning.
buyer parent: Weld North LLC
buyer: Edgenuity, Inc.
Edgenuity provides engaging online education solutions that propel success for every student, empower every teacher to deliver more effective instruction, and enable schools and districts to meet their academic goals. "
target: Compass Learning, Inc.
Compass Learning partners with educators to ensure that students achieve record academic results. Its K-12 learning acceleration software combines a research-driven instructional approach and actionable data with engaging digital content so students have fun while making real progress.
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closed 2/1/2010 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired CompassLearning, Inc.

synopsis: CompassLearning, the award-winning 40-year-old educational software company, was acquired from Reader’s Digest Association by Marlin Equity Partners on January 26, 2010.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a Los Angeles, California-based private investment firm focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Ripplewood Holdings LLC
target: CompassLearning, Inc.
CompassLearning, the leading provider of personalized education technology solutions, has been helping students excel for over 40 years. To help students achieve success, CompassLearning products support differentiated instruction, formative assessment, and response to intervention.
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closed 3/4/2009 via BusinessWire

SunGard Public Sector, acquired Performance Pathways

synopsis: SunGard has acquired Performance Pathways, a leading provider of instructional management software for K-12 school districts. Performance Pathways software allows teachers and administrators to access and use curriculum and assessment information to manage instruction and make data-informed decisions to help improve student achievement.
buyer: SunGard Public Sector
SunGard Public Sector provides software and consulting solutions that are designed to meet the specialized needs of city and county governments, public safety and justice agencies, K-12 school districts, not-for-profit organizations, and state and central government. "
target: Performance Pathways
Performance Pathways developed the first and only suite of products to help manage and organize—on a schoolwide basis—vital and timely information about student achievement, including curriculum and assessment data.
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closed 12/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

LEAD School, acquired QuizNext

synopsis: LEAD School, a leading education technology company in India, has acquired QuizNext, a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th.
buyer: LEAD School
LEAD School is a leading education technology company in India. LEAD School offers an integrated system that aims to revolutionalise every child’s learning experience. Their system enables schools to deliver uninterrupted excellent learning, both online and in school. "
target: QuizNext
QuizNext is a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th. The app provides personalized recommendations to drive students to practice three times a day.
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closed 8/24/2022 via BNC Analysis

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired Illuminate Education

synopsis: Renaissance, one of the largest U.S. providers of reading, math, and assessment solutions serving about 40,000 K–12 schools, has acquired Illuminate Education. Illuminate Education partners with educators to reach new levels of student performance, empowering teachers with data to serve the whole child.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts. Resistance provides educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: Illuminate Education
Illuminate Education partners with educators to reach new levels of student performance, empowering teachers with data to serve the whole child. Their solution brings together holistic data and collaborative instructional tools, and puts them in the hands of educators.
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closed 3/28/2022 via Company Press Release

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired KeyPhonics

synopsis: Renaissance, a global leader in student-centered, pre-K–12 personalized practice and assessment, has acquired KeyPhonics, a web-based phonics assessment platform. KeyPhonics provides comprehensive technology-based phonics assessments that enable users to quickly and efficiently screen and diagnose the twelve most critical phonics categories.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts. Resistance provides educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. "
target: KeyPhonics
KeyPhonics is a web-based phonics assessment platform. KeyPhonics provides comprehensive technology-based phonics assessments to help all students master foundational reading skills. They enable users to quickly and efficiently screen and diagnose the twelve most critical phonics categories.
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closed 3/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired Lalilo

synopsis: Renaissance, a global leader in technology-enhanced literacy, has acquired France-based Lalilo, a ground-breaking research-based foundational literacy program. Lalilo leads students through a standards-aligned series of engaging lessons to perfect pre-reading and reading skills, including phonological awareness, phonics, word work, and grammar.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts. Resistance provides educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. "
target: Lalilo
Based in France, Lalilo’s mission is to end illiteracy, the number one education problem that affects young students. The company's revolutionary, adaptive program helps every child learn how to read at their own pace and empowers teachers to personalize learning in any instructional environment.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Renaissance Learning, Inc., will acquire Nearpod

synopsis: Renaissance Holding Corp., a group that develops education technology, will acquire Nearpod, the Miami-based edtech company. Nearpod offers an edtech platform that K-12 teachers use in the classroom to create interactive slides filled with videos, quizzes, questions, and other activities.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts. Resistance provides educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. "
target: Nearpod
Nearpod offers an interactive, instructional platform that merges formative assessment and dynamic media for live and self-paced learning experiences inside and outside of the classroom. Nearpod platform engages students with activities such as Virtual Reality, PhET simulations, and Desmos.
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closed 10/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired SchoolZilla

synopsis: Renaissance, the global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, announced that it has acquired Schoolzilla, a company known for its data-driven dashboards that integrate multiple sources of student data, including attendance, suspensions, course grades, and more.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in pre-K–12 educational technology, enabling teachers, curriculum creators, and educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students. "
target: SchoolZilla
Schoolzilla is a cloud-based data management and visualization platform for education practitioners that turns operational and achievement data into actionable reports. They've helped thousands of teachers, leaders and data analysts save time, gain critical insight and leverage all their data.
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closed 5/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired Freckle Education

synopsis: A year of vetting math tool after math tool came to an end with Renaissance announcing its acquisition of Freckle Education, a San Francisco-based company that offers online lessons, exercises and assessments for math, English language arts, social studies and science.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in pre-K–12 educational technology, enabling teachers, curriculum creators, and educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students. "
target: Freckle Education
Freckle Education is a San Francisco-based company that offers online lessons, exercises and assessments for math, English language arts, social studies and science. Freckle currently claims more than 700,000 teachers and 10 million students have used the platform across 75,000 schools.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired myIGDIs

synopsis: Renaissance, a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, has acquired myIGDIs (Early Learning Labs), a provider of early childhood assessment and school-readiness screening tools. myIGDIs helps early childhood educators identify children at-risk of poor learning outcomes early and monitor development goals often.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in pre-K–12 educational technology, enabling teachers, curriculum creators, and educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students. "
target: myIGDIs
myIGDIs (Early Learning Labs) is a provider of early childhood assessment and school-readiness screening tools. myIGDIs offers assessments for literacy and numeracy. myIGDIs helps early childhood educators identify children at-risk of poor learning outcomes early and monitor development goals often.
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closed 7/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Francisco Partners Management LLC, acquired Renaissance Learning, Inc.

synopsis: Renaissance, a leader in pre-K–12 learning analytics, announced that Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused global private equity firm, has acquired Renaissance from Hellman & Friedman, a leading private equity investment firm.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm, which specializes in investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. Since its launch, Francisco Partners has become one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance® is a leader in pre-K-12 learning analytics, enabling educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance's solutions facilitate the ability to analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students.
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closed 3/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired myON

synopsis: Renaissance®, a leader in pre-K–12 learning analytics, announced the acquisition of myON®, a leading provider of digital literacy solutions, from Francisco Partners. myON has created a personalized digital literacy environment that transforms learning.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance® is a leader in pre-K-12 learning analytics, enabling educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance's solutions facilitate the ability to analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: myON
myON has created a personalized digital literacy environment that transforms learning. myON expands the classroom by providing unlimited access to the largest collection of more than 13,000 enhanced digital books with multimedia supports, real-time assessments, and a growing Literacy Toolkit.
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closed 2/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired UClass

synopsis: Renaissance Learning, a K12 assessment and learning analytics company, announced the acquisition of UClass, a cloud storage and content management platform for school districts' curricula. UClass enables districts to flexibly distribute core curriculum to staff, facilitate collaboration across schools and measure the efficacy of its resources.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance Learning is a leader of K12 assessment and learning analytics with a presence in more than a third of U.S. schools and 60 countries around the world. Renaissance Learning enables educators to deliver highly differentiated and timely instruction. "
target: UClass
UClass is a K12 content management solution that enables districts to flexibly distribute core curriculum to staff, facilitate collaboration across schools and measure the efficacy of its resources. It gives teachers and administrators a place to host purchased, in-house and open source curriculum.
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closed 4/10/2014 via Market Wire

Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Renaissance Learning, Inc.

synopsis: Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of online assessments and data-powered teaching and learning solutions, announced that Hellman & Friedman, the San Francisco-based private equity investment firm, has successfully completed its acquisition of Renaissance from the Permira funds.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Hellman & Friedman LLC is a leading private equity investment firm that focuses on investing in superior business franchises and serving as a partner to management in select industries including software, internet & digital media, business & marketing services, financial services and healthcare. "
target parent: Permira
target: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance Learning is a leader of K12 assessment and learning analytics with a presence in more than a third of U.S. schools and 60 countries around the world. Renaissance Learning enables educators to deliver highly differentiated and timely instruction.
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closed 6/28/2013 via PR Newswire

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired Subtext

synopsis: Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of online assessments and data-powered teaching and learning solutions for the classroom, announced the acquisition of Subtext. Subtext is a digital reading service that spans the K12 curriculum and makes it easy for classroom groups to collaborate in the pages of any digital book, article or document.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance Learning, Inc. is a leading provider of technology-based school improvement and student assessment programs for K12 schools. Its tools provide daily formative assessment and periodic progress-monitoring technology to enhance core curriculum. "
target: Subtext
Subtext is a free iPad app that allows classroom groups to exchange ideas in the pages of digital texts. It also allows users to layer in enrichment materials, assignments and quizzes, opening up almost limitless opportunities to engage students and foster analysis and writing skills.
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closed 10/19/2011 via PR Newswire

Permira, acquired Renaissance Learning, Inc.

synopsis: Renaissance Learning, Inc., a leading provider of technology-based school improvement and student assessment programs for K-12 schools, announced the successful completion of its acquisition by a company owned by the Permira Funds. Permira is a European private equity firm with global reach.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a European private equity firm with global reach. The Permira funds, raised from pension funds and other institutions, make long-term investments in companies with the ambition of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth. "
target: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance Learning, Inc. is a leading provider of technology-based school improvement and student assessment programs for K12 schools. Its tools provide daily formative assessment and periodic progress-monitoring technology to enhance core curriculum.
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closed 3/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Generation 21, acquired Generation 21

synopsis: Renaissance Learning, Inc., a leading provider of learning information systems and school improvement programs for pre-K-12 schools, today announced that it has sold its wholly owned subsidiary, Generation21 Learning Systems, LLC to the current president of Generation21, John Stearns, effective today.
buyer: Generation 21
Generation21 is a provider of e-learning and knowledge management solutions to corporations. The Generation21 technology was created more than ten years ago in the high-tech training environment of the U.S. space program at Cape Canaveral where it is still used today. "
target parent: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
target: Generation 21
Generation21 is a provider of e-learning and knowledge management solutions to corporations. The Generation21 technology was created more than ten years ago in the high-tech training environment of the U.S. space program at Cape Canaveral where it is still used today.
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closed 6/27/2005 via PR Newswire

AlphaSmart, Inc. merged with Renaissance Learning, Inc.,

synopsis: Renaissance Learning(R), Inc. and AlphaSmart, Inc. announced today that the merger of AlphaSmart, Inc. with a subsidiary of Renaissance Learning, Inc. has been completed. Renaissance Learning will issue approximately 1.2 million shares of Renaissance Learning common stock and pay approximately $34 million in cash.
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance Learning is the creator of Renaissance solutions - the nation's leading programs for pre-K to 12 school- and districtwide improvement. Renaissance solutions enhance virtually any curriculum with a combination of research-based software, professional development, technical services, and p"
target: AlphaSmart, Inc.
AlphaSmart, Inc. is a provider of affordable, portable personal learning solutions for the K-12 classroom. Its portable computer-companion products are used by students to enhance writing, keyboarding and comprehension, and have been adopted by more than 8,000 school districts in the United States
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$36
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
10.9x
closed 11/15/2022 via GlobeNewswire

PayScale, acquired Agora Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Payscale, Inc., the leading provider of compensation data, software and services, has acquired Agora Solutions Inc., an innovative provider of dynamic, interactive offer communications, total rewards, employee pay portals and other modern people analytics solutions that foster transparency in compensation.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: PayScale
As the industry leader in compensation data and technology, PayScale helps organizations #getpayright. PayScale is the only technology solution for managing compensation that provides multiple streams of fresh, transparently curated, and validated salary data. "
target: Agora Solutions Inc.
Agora Solutions Inc. is an innovative provider of dynamic, interactive offer communications, total rewards, employee pay portals and other modern people analytics solutions that foster transparency in compensation.
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announced 11/11/2022 via PR Newswire

Wheel Health, will purchase GoodRx Care Backend Technology from GoodRx, Inc.

synopsis: Wheel, the health technology company powering the future of care, will acquire GoodRx Care's backend virtual care technology from GoodRx, a comparison platform focused on healthcare. The GoodRx Care Backend Technology includes a clinician-centric EMR, powerful clinical management tools, and flexible patient experience software.
buyer: Wheel Health
Wheel is a health tech company powering the next generation of healthcare. Wheel offers companies a network of tech-enabled clinicians that delivers comprehensive virtual-first care. Their platform provides clinicians with a simple way to work in telehealth and manage their practice in one place. "
seller parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
seller: GoodRx, Inc. (NasdaqGS:GDRX:$745.42)
GoodRx is a comparison platform focused on healthcare. The GoodRx Care Backend Technology includes a clinician-centric EMR, powerful clinical management tools, and flexible patient experience software.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 10/3/2022 via Company Press Release

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Bswift

synopsis: Francisco Partners (“FP”), a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, will acquire bswift, a leading provider of benefits technology and services, from CVS Health. bswift is a provider of software and services that streamline benefits and human resources administration.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has invested in more than 400 technology companies, making it one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target parent: CVS Health
target: Bswift
bswift helps customers change the way their employees perceive and engage with their benefits. bswift offers cloud-based technology and services for online enrollment, interactive decision support, ACA compliance reporting and employee engagement.
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announced 9/21/2022 via Company Press Release

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Kobalt Music Group Ltd.

synopsis: Kobalt announced that it has selected Francisco Partners to invest in the business. The firm will take a controlling interest in the company. Kobalt is one of the world’s largest, most innovative music companies, using technology to power creative freedom, transparency, ownership and control for artists, songwriters, publishers, and labels.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has invested in more than 400 technology companies, making it one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target: Kobalt Music Group Ltd.
Kobalt is one of the world’s largest, most innovative music companies, using technology to power creative freedom, transparency, ownership and control for artists, songwriters, publishers, and labels.
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closed 8/24/2022 via BNC Analysis

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired Illuminate Education

synopsis: Renaissance, one of the largest U.S. providers of reading, math, and assessment solutions serving about 40,000 K–12 schools, has acquired Illuminate Education. Illuminate Education partners with educators to reach new levels of student performance, empowering teachers with data to serve the whole child.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts. Resistance provides educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: Illuminate Education
Illuminate Education partners with educators to reach new levels of student performance, empowering teachers with data to serve the whole child. Their solution brings together holistic data and collaborative instructional tools, and puts them in the hands of educators.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/1/2022 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, acquired SAP Litmos

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, announced the completion of the acquisition of Litmos from SAP. Litmos is an established leader in the learning management system market.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has invested in more than 400 technology companies, making it one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target parent: SAP SE
target: SAP Litmos
SAP Litmos develops eLearning solutions for top-performing companies. They offer the world’s easiest-to-use LMS – SAP Litmos Training – and a comprehensive course library – SAP Litmos Training Content.
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closed 7/26/2022 via BusinessWire

Dynamo Software, acquired Smonik Systems

synopsis: Dynamo Software, Inc., a market-leading provider of end-to-end cloud software solutions for the alternative investment management industry, announced its acquisition of Smonik Systems, a leader in data management. They provide cutting-edge software that closes the gap for Limited Partners (LPs) to process both structured and unstructured data.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Dynamo Software
Dynamo Software has provided premium industry-specific, configurable investment management and reporting software for the global alternative assets industry since 1998, including fund administrators, endowments, pension funds, foundations, private equity and more. "
target: Smonik Systems
Smonik Systems provides data management and reconciliation services to the financial services industry. The proprietary, best-in-class software delivered by Smonik focuses on automating the entire data management workflow.
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closed 7/20/2022 via PR Newswire

Vendavo, Inc., acquired Market Medium

synopsis: Vendavo, the global market leader in B2B price management and commercial excellence solutions, has acquired cloud rebate and channel management solution provider, Market Medium. The acquisition significantly accelerates Vendavo's roadmap to enable manufacturing and distribution organizations as they optimize revenue growth and profitability.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Vendavo, Inc.
Vendavo is a leading provider of B2B price optimization and management software. Vendavo's AI-embedded pricing and sales solutions power the shift to digital commerce for B2B companies, unlocking value, growing margin, and accelerating revenue. "
target: Market Medium
Market Medium provides channel incentive management solutions in the cloud for manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers. It handles the end-to-end lifecycle for rebate calculation, processing and settlements with seamless integrations to a wide range of ERP applications.
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closed 7/18/2022 via PR Newswire

Barbri, acquired Strafford Publications, Inc.

synopsis: BARBRI Global, the world's premier legal education provider, announced the acquisition of Strafford, a leader in online courses. For more than 30 years, Strafford has provided courses focused on educating attorneys, accountants and other professionals on highly complex and practice specific topics.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Barbri
BARBRI is a global learning company dedicated to meeting the legal education and specialized training needs of law students, attorneys and other professionals throughout their careers. BARBRI offers a suite of learning solutions for higher education institutions and law-related businesses. "
target: Strafford Publications, Inc.
Strafford is a leading online provide of continuing legal education and continuing professional education webinars presented by renowned professionals in the legal, corporate tax, accounting and tax return preparer professions.
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announced 5/30/2022 via Company Press Release

EG A/S, will acquire Orn Software

synopsis: EG A/S, a leading Danish software company, will acquire Ørn Software Holding AS, a Norwegian software company that provides a digital platform that simplifies day-to-day operations for demanding businesses.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: EG A/S
EG is a market leading vendor of Nordic Vertical Software for private and public customers. EG’s Software-as-a-Service offerings are developed by specialists with deep industry and domain knowledge, supporting business-critical and administrative processes. "
target: Orn Software (OB:ORN:$20.76)
Based in Norway, Ørn Software provides a digital platform that simplifies day-to-day operations for demanding businesses. The Software as a Service-solutions ensure efficient operations and maintenance throughout a wide variety of industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 5/10/2022 via BusinessWire

Office Ally, acquired Bluemark

synopsis: Office Ally, a leading provider of electronic clearinghouse and healthcare software solutions, announced that is has acquired Bluemark, LLC, a provider of specialized healthcare software for healthcare professionals and community-based organizations.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Office Ally
Office Ally is a leading provider of electronic clearinghouse services, revenue cycle management, and healthcare software solutions to payers and office-based physicians in the U.S. Office Ally processes approximately 25 million claims monthly for more than 720,000 providers nationwide. "
target: Bluemark
Founded in 2001, Bluemark provides specialized healthcare software and adaptive technology, including revenue integrity and Medicaid enrollment solutions, for hospitals, health systems, nursing homes and community-based organizations across the country.
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closed 5/3/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Astek, acquired Serti Placement TI Inc.

synopsis: Astek, a global player in engineering and technology consulting, has acquired Serti Placement TI, a Montréal firm specializing in IT recruitment and placement in consulting as well as talent vetting mode. This acquisition will enable Astek to add valuable human resources to its workforce, for the benefit of its clients.
buyer: Astek
Astek is a global player in engineering and technology consulting. With expertise in a number of industrial and service sectors, Astek works with its international clients on the smart deployment of their products and services as well as the implementation of their digital transformation. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Serti Placement TI Inc.
Based in Montreal, Serti Placement TI offers its clients an extensive range of expertise as well as staff recruitment and placement services. It provides competitive commercial conditions and selects, for its clients, only handpicked professionals who are supported by its technical teams.
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closed 4/20/2022 via BusinessWire

Paradigm Software, acquired LollyLaw

synopsis: Paradigm, a leading provider of legal software, has announced its acquisition of LollyLaw, an award-winning cloud-based practice management solution built for immigration law firms. LollyLaw is consistently rated as one of the easiest-to-use legal case management platforms and serves law firms across family and business immigration.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Paradigm Software
Paradigm offers a suite of legal software solutions to help lawyers manage, automate and grow their firms. With three legal practice management platforms — PracticePanther, Bill4Time, and MerusCase – Paradigm empowers lawyers across the spectrum of practice area, geography, and business needs. "
target: LollyLaw
LollyLaw is an award-winning cloud-based practice management solution built for immigration law firms. LollyLaw is consistently rated as one of the easiest-to-use legal case management platforms and serves law firms across family and business immigration.
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announced 4/6/2022 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., will acquire Pactflow

synopsis: SmartBear, a leading provider of software development and quality tools, is entering into a definitive agreement with DiUS, an Australian technology consultancy, to acquire the leading global contract testing collaboration platform, Pactflow.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is a leading provider of software development and quality tools that streamline processes while seamlessly working with the products companies already use. SmartBear's tools cover test automation, API design, collaboration, performance testing, test management, and more. "
target parent: DiUS
target: Pactflow
Pactflow is the leading solution for companies to eliminate the main pains of testing microservices as they scale. The solution enables engineering teams to deploy faster with confidence, reduce service outages and decrease costs associated with traditional testing.
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closed 3/28/2022 via Company Press Release

Renaissance Learning, Inc., acquired KeyPhonics

synopsis: Renaissance, a global leader in student-centered, pre-K–12 personalized practice and assessment, has acquired KeyPhonics, a web-based phonics assessment platform. KeyPhonics provides comprehensive technology-based phonics assessments that enable users to quickly and efficiently screen and diagnose the twelve most critical phonics categories.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts. Resistance provides educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. "
target: KeyPhonics
KeyPhonics is a web-based phonics assessment platform. KeyPhonics provides comprehensive technology-based phonics assessments to help all students master foundational reading skills. They enable users to quickly and efficiently screen and diagnose the twelve most critical phonics categories.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/18/2022 via BNC Analysis

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired Discovery Education

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. acquired Discovery Education, Inc., a global edtech company whose digital learning software platform supports educators and improves student achievement. Upon closing of the transaction, Clearlake has become the majority shareholder while Francisco Partners will retain a minority equity stake.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Discovery Education
Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Discovery Education helps educators deliver equitable learning experiences engaging all students and supporting higher academic achievement on a global scale.
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closed 4/14/2022 via BusinessWire

GoodRx, Inc., acquired vitaCare Prescription Services

synopsis: GoodRx, a leading consumer-focused digital healthcare platform, has acquired vitaCare Prescription Services from TherapeuticsMD. VitaCare is a technology and services platform that helps patients navigate key access and adherence barriers for brand medications.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: GoodRx, Inc. (NasdaqGS:GDRX:$745.42)
GoodRx is a leading consumer-focused digital healthcare platform. Their technology delivers strong savings, trusted information and access to care to make healthcare affordable and convenient for all Americans. "
target parent: TherapeuticsMD
target: vitaCare Prescription Services
VitaCare is a technology and services platform that helps patients navigate key access and adherence barriers for brand medications. Specifically, vitaCare helps patients understand coverage and identify available savings opportunities, and facilitates communications between providers and payors.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/13/2022 via Company Press Release

EG A/S, acquired Ajour System

synopsis: EG has completed the acquisition of the Danish software company Ajour System A/S. Ajour System specializes in Software-as-a-Service for the construction industry, including software for all parts of the construction process.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: EG A/S
EG is a market leading vendor of Nordic Vertical Software for private and public customers. EG’s Software-as-a-Service offerings are developed by specialists with deep industry and domain knowledge, supporting business-critical and administrative processes. "
target: Ajour System
Ajour System specializes in Software-as-a-Service for the construction industry, including software for all parts of the construction process. Ajour System provides software with a focus on quality assurance, document management, as well as a platform for managing BIM objects and BIM data.
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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Keyloop, acquired SERTI

synopsis: Keyloop, a global automotive retail technology provider, has announced the acquisition of SERTI, a leading provider of Dealer Management Systems (DMS) in Canada.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Keyloop
Keyloop is a leading global provider of software solutions to the auto retail industry. The company's mission is to create and connect technology that advances the car buying and ownership experience in partnership with dealers and OEMs. "
target: SERTI
SERTI is a leading provider of Dealer Management Systems (DMS) in Canada. With more than a thousand customers in North America, SERTI has been providing its solutions through a cloud offering since 2015.
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closed 1/21/2022 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, purchased Healthcare Data and Analytics Assets from IBM Watson Health

synopsis: Francisco Partners has acquired healthcare data and analytics assets from IBM that are currently part of the Watson Health business. The assets acquired include extensive and diverse data sets and products, including Health Insights, MarketScan, Clinical Development, Social Program Management, Micromedex, and imaging software offerings.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has invested in more than 300 technology companies, making it one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
seller parent: IBM
seller: IBM Watson Health
IBM’s Healthcare Data and Analytics Assets include extensive and diverse data sets and products, including Health Insights, MarketScan, Clinical Development, Social Program Management, Micromedex, and imaging software offerings.
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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 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

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

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,896.00)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 11/14/2022 via BusinessWire

Houlihan Lokey, will acquire Oakley Advisory

synopsis: Houlihan Lokey, the global investment bank, has agreed to acquire Oakley Advisory, an independent advisory firm that provides a range of services to clients across the digital infrastructure, communications services, and cloud landscape.
buyer: Houlihan Lokey (HLI:$2,269.60)
Houlihan Lokey is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide. "
target: Oakley Advisory
Oakley Advisory Limited is one of Europe’s leading independent corporate finance firms. They offer expert, specialist advice across a range of sectors including Telecoms, Technology, Online, Media, Datacentres and Hosting.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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Ticker: OTCPK:RRRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
R3T Technologies
R3T Technologies
R Three Technologies (R3T) is an early-stage development company that is pursuing several ventures. R3T partners with founders seeking to transform industries with technology. They are focused on technology, consumer beverage and food products, entertainment and lifestyle brands.
year
2021
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0
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Ticker: DRGV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dragon Capital Group Corporation
Dragon Capital Group Corporation
Dragon Capital Group Corp. is doing business in China through its subsidiaries. DRGV was established to serve as a conduit between Chinese high-growth companies and Western investors. DRGV functions as an incubator of high-tech companies in China.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$21.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.52
EBIT ($mm)
$0.52
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
100
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Ticker: LSE:ALM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Allied Minds
Allied Minds
Allied Minds plc is an IP commercialisation company focused on technology and life sciences. Allied Minds forms, funds, and operates a portfolio of companies with the objective of delivering successful liquidity events that will generate attractive long-term returns for its investors & stakeholders.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($108.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($114.60)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: CNSX:BZ30197
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Victory Square Technologies
Canada-based Victory Square builds, acquires, and invests in startups, then provides the senior leadership and resources needed to fast-track growth. Its portfolio consists of 20 global companies using AI, VR/AR, and blockchain to disrupt sectors as diverse as fintech, insurance, health, and gaming.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.54)
Net Income ($mm)
$15.14
Employees
0
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Ticker: ITT.V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LX Ventures Inc.
LX Ventures Inc.
Mobio is the parent company to Strutta and Twenty Year Media. Strutta is a social promotions platform that helps marketers bring potential customers from stranger to fan to customer. Twenty Year Media is a media and technology company developing advanced technologies for the motion picture sector.
year
2013
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Ticker: NYSE:DBRG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC
Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC
DigitalBridge is a global digital infrastructure investment firm. DigitalBridge manages a $47 billion portfolio of digital infrastructure assets on behalf of its shareholders. The firm owns, operates, and invests in data centers, cell towers, fiber networks, small cells, and edge infrastructure.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,182.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$441.52
EBIT ($mm)
($103.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SHSE:600751
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HNA Technology Co.,Ltd
HNA Technology Co.,Ltd
HNA Technology Co., Ltd. formerly known as Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co., Ltd. is a Chinese holding company which specialized in marine transportation services. However, in recent years it was most known as the investment vehicle of HNA Group to acquire American company Ingram Micro.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$48,888.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,204.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1,029.00
Net Income ($mm)
$107.24
Employees
35127
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Ticker: XTRA:M8G
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Media and Games Invest plc
Media and Games Invest plc
Media and Games Invest plc (MGI) is a German strategic investment-holding, that focuses on a buy, build, and sell strategy of fast-growing companies. The MGI portfolio companies are growing via acquisitions plus organic growth and new technologies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$279.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.69
EBIT ($mm)
$31.28
Net Income ($mm)
$16.35
Employees
800
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Ticker: TSXV:PGV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prodigy Ventures Inc.
Prodigy Ventures Inc.
Prodigy Ventures is an innovation company and an early stage investment opportunity in emerging technologies. The Company develops software and services with emerging technologies for digital transformation, identity and payments.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$15.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.46
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
$0.30
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UTEK Corporation
UTEK® is a leading innovation services company. UTEK’s services enable clients to become stronger innovators, rapidly source externally developed technologies and create value from their intellectual property. UTEK is a business development company.
year
2004
rev ($mm)
$7.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$1.40
Net Income ($mm)
$0.90
Employees
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