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closed 6/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Robo, acquired MyStemKits

synopsis: Robo, a company focused on 3D printing, has acquired the leading USA education software and content business, MyStemKits. MyStemKits is the owner of the world’s largest online library of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math curriculums with 3D printable kits for K-12 schools.
buyer: Robo (ASX:RBO:$4.43)
Robo is a company focused on the design and distribution of 3D printers and associated products for the desktop segment of the 3D printing industry. They plan to make next generation 3D technologies that inspire passion and empower people to achieve educational, professional, and personal goals. "
target: MyStemKits
MyStemKits (MSK) is a leading USA “EdTech” business that develops and markets the world’s largest library of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (“STEM”) curriculums incorporating 3D printed project kits for K-12 schools, all aligned to USA national science and mathematics standards.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Boxlight, acquired Robo

synopsis: Boxlight Corporation, a provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, has acquired Robo 3D, a leading 3D printer brand, and MyStemKits, the largest online collection of K-12 STEM curriculum for 3D printing. The acquisition supports Boxlight's expansion of solutions for K-12 classrooms and its focus on STEM education.
buyer: Boxlight (BOXL:$39.70)
Boxlight is a leading provider of technology solutions for the global education market. The company develops, sells, and services its integrated, interactive solution suite of software, classroom technologies, professional development, and support services. "
target: Robo (ASX:RBO:$4.43)
Robo is a leading brand of 3D printers, empowering 3D creation with its growing line of products in hardware, materials, and content. MyStemKits develops K-12 curriculum for standards-driven instruction and 3D-printable manipulatives to create an end-to-end STEM solution.
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closed 12/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, acquired Accelerate learning

synopsis: The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager, has acquired a majority stake in Accelerate Learning, a global provider of PreK-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education products and services. Accelerate Learning's STEMscopes product is a digital science solution for PreK through 12th grade students.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$1,880.20)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $210 billion of assets under management across 335 investment vehicles. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target: Accelerate learning
Accelerate Learning is a global provider of PreK-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education products and services. Their STEMscopes product is a digital science solution for PreK through 12th grade students offering three core curriculum programs.
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closed 4/13/2016 via Market Wire

Polar 3D, acquired STEAMtrax LLC

synopsis: Polar 3D announced that it has completed the acquisition of STEAMtrax from 3D Systems. STEAMtrax is an innovative STEAM-based curriculum that integrates engineering, CAD modeling and 3D printing technology with core academic knowledge in areas of science, math, language arts, social studies, and art.
buyer: Polar 3D
Polar 3D is a 3D printing technology and manufacturing company that provides collaborative Cloud-based software solutions for 3D printing in the education market and a portfolio of patents including the Polar 3D desktop. "
target parent: 3D Systems Corporation
target: STEAMtrax LLC
STEAMtrax is an innovative new curriculum that integrates engineering and 3D printing technology with core academic knowledge in science, math, language arts, social studies, and art.
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closed 10/25/2013 via Market Wire

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired TenMarks Education

synopsis: Catamount Ventures and Birchmere Ventures announced that they have completed the sale of TenMarks, a company that is helping teachers and parents deliver innovative mathematics curriculum to students across the country, to Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$280,522.00)
Amazon.com, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. "
target: TenMarks Education
TenMarks's web-based math programs have been used by students across tens of thousands of schools and thousands of districts. Each day, students across the country use TenMarks to improve their math skills and confidence.
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closed 5/19/2011 via PR Newswire

Sophia Learning, LLC, acquired Guaranteach

synopsis: Sophia, a first-of-its-kind online social teaching and learning platform that offers academic content to anyone, anywhere free of charge, announced that it has acquired Guaranteach, a Web-based service that provides tens of thousands of short-form tutorials along with assessment tools to students, teachers, colleges and schools.
buyer: Sophia Learning, LLC
Sophia is a first-of-its-kind social teaching and learning application that makes free, credible academic content available to anyone at anytime by harnessing the power of the Internet to enable everyone to participate in a worldwide learning community. "
target: Guaranteach
Founded in 2008, Guaranteach uses Web-based streaming videos to deliver customized math instruction. The company designs and builds innovative software, to change the way that computers are used in education, combining experience in teaching, parenting, entrepreneurship and technology.
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closed 7/30/2018 via PR Newswire

Imagine Learning, Inc., acquired Reasoning Mind

synopsis: Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for grades pre-K–12, announced its Imagine Learning business acquired Texas-based Reasoning Mind, a leading innovative math curriculum organization addressing the early learning market.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Imagine Learning, Inc.
Imagine Learning delivers language, literacy, and mathematics solutions for pre-K–12 students. Students and teachers love Imagine Language & Literacy, Imagine Math, Imagine Math Facts, and Imagine Español because they are research- and evidence-based, data driven, and incredibly fun to use. "
target: Reasoning Mind
Founded in 2000, Reasoning Mind has established itself as one of the highest-quality blended learning organizations for mathematics in the United States, servicing nearly a million students and teachers over 18 years, across several states.
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closed 4/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Activate Learning, acquired Conceptua Math, LLC

synopsis: Activate Learning, a leader in K-14 STEM curriculum, has acquired Conceptua Math, an innovator in mathematics curriculum for K-5 classrooms. Conceptua Math deploys online technology to enable multi-faceted classroom experiences. Students log into personalized lessons, receiving instant feedback while the program tracks granular data.
buyer parent: Palm Ventures, LLC
buyer: Activate Learning
Activate Learning is a leading provider of investigation-centered, K-14 mathematics and science curricula. The curricula were developed in partnership with leading universities through grants from the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health. "
target: Conceptua Math, LLC
Conceptua Math is an innovator in mathematics curriculum for K-5 classrooms. Conceptua Math deploys online technology to enable multi-faceted classroom experiences. Students log into personalized lessons, receiving instant feedback while the program tracks granular data.
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closed 9/30/2016 via PR Newswire

McGraw-Hill Education, acquired Redbird Advanced Learning

synopsis: McGraw-Hill Education announced the acquisition of Redbird Advanced Learning, LLC, a leading digital personalized learning company that offers courses in K-12 math, language arts and writing and virtual professional development programs for educators. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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: Redbird Advanced Learning
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Oakland, CA, Redbird Advanced Learning is a digital personalized learning company that offers courses in K-12 math, language arts and writing and virtual professional development programs for educators.
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closed 5/29/2015 via BusinessWire

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, acquired Scholastic Educational Technology and Services

synopsis: Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced that it has completed its previously-announced acquisition of the Educational Technology and Services business of Scholastic Corporation. The EdTech segment of Scholastic provides digital intervention curriculum, products and services to schools and districts throughout the United States.
buyer: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC:$1,387.60)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) is a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. "
target parent: Scholastic Inc.
target: Scholastic Educational Technology and Services
The EdTech segment of Scholastic provides digital intervention curriculum, products and services to schools and districts throughout the United States as well as related implementation and assessment services and school consulting services.
price ($mm)
$575
rev ($mm)
$249
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$68
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2.3x
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8.5x
closed 7/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Edgenuity, Inc., acquired Purpose Prep

synopsis: Weld North Education announced it has acquired Purpose Prep, a leading technology-based online course provider focused on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). Purpose Prep will become part of Edgenuity, a leading provider of online curriculum and instructional services for the K-12 market.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Edgenuity, Inc.
Edgenuity is a leading provider of online curriculum and instructional services for the K-12 market. Nationwide, Edgenuity is in use by more than 20,000 schools, including 20 of the 25 largest school districts, to meet academic goals and improve student outcomes. "
target: Purpose Prep
Purpose Prep is a leading technology-based online course provider focused on Social and Emotional Learning. The Purpose Prep curriculum focuses on personal, character, and leadership development as well as the development of healthy social and emotional skills and readiness for life beyond school.
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closed 9/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Squla, acquired scoyo

synopsis: Squla, a consumer education company in the Netherlands, has acquired Scoyo, an online learning platform for primary and secondary school students in Germany. Scoyo makes learning fun by providing content in a cartoon world. They offer e-learning content for German and English language learning, mathematics, biology, physics, chemistry, and art.
buyer parent: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc.
buyer: Squla
Squla is the leading consumer education brand for parents and their children in the Netherlands. Squla provides interactive educational tools for primary school students. Squla is linked to the Dutch national curriculum and is designed to supplement a student’s education in a fun and adaptive way. "
target: scoyo
Scoyo is an online learning platform for primary and secondary school students in Germany. Scoyo makes learning fun by providing content in a playful cartoon world. Their platform offers e-learning content for German and English language learning, mathematics, biology, physics, chemistry, and art.
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announced 1/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Aakash Educational Services Limited, will acquire Meritnation

synopsis: Aakash Educational Services Ltd, a leading educational institution in India, will acquire a 66% stake in Meritnation from Info Edge, India’s premier online classifieds company. Meritnation is an Indian company that develops study content and assessment modules for students of classes I - XII. Meritnatio offers content for math, science and English.
buyer: Aakash Educational Services Limited
Aakash is a leading educational institution in India. Aakash provides comprehensive test preparatory services to students preparing for medical and engineering entrance exams, school/board exams, KVPY, NTSE, Olympiads and other Foundation level exams. "
target parent: Info Edge
target: Meritnation
Meritnation is an Indian company that develops study content and assessment modules for students of classes I - XII. Meritnatio offers content for mathematics, science and English. They also offer online and offline test preparation modules for various undergraduate entrance examinations.
price ($mm)
$7.00*
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$5
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2.2x
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closed 4/8/2019 via Company Press Release

Nearpod, acquired Flocabulary

synopsis: Nearpod, an all-in-one solution for the synchronized use of iPads in the classroom, has acquired Flocabulary, a learning program for all grades. Flocabulary uses educational hip-hop music to engage students and increase achievement across the curriculum. Their standards-based videos and instructional activities help develop core literacy skills.
buyer: Nearpod
Nearpod is an all-in-one solution for the synchronized use of iPads in the classroom. Nearpod makes lectures more engaging through interactive multimedia presentations. With Nearpod, teachers can create mobile presentations, engage students in class, and assess them in real time. "
target: Flocabulary
Flocabulary is a learning program for all grades. Flocabulary uses educational hip-hop music to engage students and increase achievement across the curriculum. Teachers use Flocabulary’s standards-based videos and instructional activities to supplement instruction and develop core literacy skills.
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announced 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Avantel Limited, will acquire Wonder Whizkids

synopsis: Avantel, a company that specializes in integrating technologies related to wireless front-end, Satellite Communication, Network management, Software development and more, is acquiring Wonderwhizkids (Wiki Kids Limited), an e-Learning portal for K-8 to K-12 math & science students.
buyer: Avantel Limited (BSE:532406:$3.69)
Avantel specializes in integrating technologies related to wireless front-end, Satellite Communication, Embedded systems, Signal Processing, Network management and Software development. They are based in Hyderabad, India. "
target: Wonder Whizkids
Wonderwhizkids (Wiki Kids Limited) is an e-Learning portal for K-8 to K-12 math & science students in India. The portal features math, biology, physics and chemistry concepts aligned with International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placements and NCERT standards.
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closed 10/26/2016 via Company Press Release

Imagine Learning, Inc., acquired Think Through Math

synopsis: Imagine Learning, a leader in elementary language and literacy software solutions, announced its acquisition of Pittsburgh-based Think Through Learning Inc., provider of the Think Through Math supplemental online math program.
buyer parent: Weld North LLC
buyer: Imagine Learning, Inc.
Imagine Learning, Inc., a Utah-based company, was founded with one goal in mind: to teach English to the children of the world. Today Imagine Learning English is being used by tens of thousands of students in hundreds of schools across the United States and around the world. "
target: Think Through Math
Think Through Math is a leader in education technology innovation, and is transforming math education in schools with the adaptive learning technology. Think Through Math integrates state-certified teachers who tutor struggling students live to improve math understanding.
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closed 2/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Next Education India Private Limited, acquired InOpen Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Education technology startup InOpen Technologies has been acquired by Hyderabad-based Next Education. InOpen serves the K-12 market with its flagship product, Computer Masti and newly introduced Science curriculum, Small Science.
buyer: Next Education India Private Limited
Next Education is working on technology-based K-12 solutions, which are used by over 150,000 teachers and more than 7 million students across over 7,000 schools in India. Founded in 2007, Next Education’s educational solutions and services have been well-received nationally and globally. "
target: InOpen Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
InOpen is a IIT Bombay based educational start up with a focus on developing high quality academic content through intense research. It offer products and services to government and private schools. InOpen is currently serving 600,000 students directly through its products.
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closed 6/10/2015 via Company Press Release

Digischool, acquired L'île des Mathématiques

synopsis: digiSchool, an online education community, acquired L'île des Mathématiques (IleMaths.net), a leading website for online mathematics which brings together more than 1.7 million users a month and has over 500,000 registered members.
buyer: Digischool
Digischool is the leading online community for the 15-25 year old demographic, uniting young people around the access and sharing of knowledge. Digischool was founded by Thierry Debarnot and Anthony Kuntz in 2011 with the belief that education and teaching were undergoing a digital revolution. "
target: L'île des Mathématiques
L'île des Mathématiques (ILEmaths.net) was founded in 1999 by Tom Pascal and his wife, a mathematics teacher. ILEmaths.net offers students online resources that are free and easily searchable.
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closed 8/2/2012 via PR Newswire

McGraw-Hill Education, acquired Key Curriculum Press

synopsis: McGraw-Hill Education, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., announced the acquisition of Key Curriculum, a privately held developer of mathematics learning technology in the K-12 and higher education markets. Key Curriculum will contribute to the development of McGraw-Hill Education's math technologies.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: McGraw-Hill Education
McGraw-Hill Education is a leading global provider of educational materials, information and solutions for the Pre-K through 12th grade, Assessment, Higher Education and Professional markets. "
target parent: EQT Partners AB
target: Key Curriculum Press
Key Curriculum Press develops effective, high-quality mathematics instructional materials and software.It offers professional development workshops, online courses and webinars to provide educators with the training, experience and support they need to incorporate effective teaching strategies.
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closed 9/21/2005 via BusinessWire

McDougal, Littell & Co., purchased programs for grades 7-12 from Larson Learning, Inc.

synopsis: McDougal Littell, Houghton Mifflin's secondary educational publishing division, acquired programs for grades 7-12 from Larson Learning.
buyer parent: Houghton Mifflin Riverdeep Group PLC
buyer: McDougal, Littell & Co.
McDougal Littell, a division of Houghton Mifflin Company, is among the fastest growing publishers in the United States, recognized for its innovation, dedication, and responsiveness to the needs of educators. They publish print and technology materials for various subjects for grades 6 through 12. "
seller: Larson Learning, Inc.
Textbooks, learning software, and online interactive multimedia programs for K-12.
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closed 6/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Robo, acquired MyStemKits

synopsis: Robo, a company focused on 3D printing, has acquired the leading USA education software and content business, MyStemKits. MyStemKits is the owner of the world’s largest online library of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math curriculums with 3D printable kits for K-12 schools.
buyer: Robo (ASX:RBO:$4.43)
Robo is a company focused on the design and distribution of 3D printers and associated products for the desktop segment of the 3D printing industry. They plan to make next generation 3D technologies that inspire passion and empower people to achieve educational, professional, and personal goals. "
target: MyStemKits
MyStemKits (MSK) is a leading USA “EdTech” business that develops and markets the world’s largest library of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (“STEM”) curriculums incorporating 3D printed project kits for K-12 schools, all aligned to USA national science and mathematics standards.
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$1.89
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$2
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$1
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closed 4/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Boxlight, acquired Robo

synopsis: Boxlight Corporation, a provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, has acquired Robo 3D, a leading 3D printer brand, and MyStemKits, the largest online collection of K-12 STEM curriculum for 3D printing. The acquisition supports Boxlight's expansion of solutions for K-12 classrooms and its focus on STEM education.
buyer: Boxlight (BOXL:$39.70)
Boxlight is a leading provider of technology solutions for the global education market. The company develops, sells, and services its integrated, interactive solution suite of software, classroom technologies, professional development, and support services. "
target: Robo (ASX:RBO:$4.43)
Robo is a leading brand of 3D printers, empowering 3D creation with its growing line of products in hardware, materials, and content. MyStemKits develops K-12 curriculum for standards-driven instruction and 3D-printable manipulatives to create an end-to-end STEM solution.
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closed 6/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Robo, acquired MyStemKits

synopsis: Robo, a company focused on 3D printing, has acquired the leading USA education software and content business, MyStemKits. MyStemKits is the owner of the world’s largest online library of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math curriculums with 3D printable kits for K-12 schools.
buyer: Robo (ASX:RBO:$4.43)
Robo is a company focused on the design and distribution of 3D printers and associated products for the desktop segment of the 3D printing industry. They plan to make next generation 3D technologies that inspire passion and empower people to achieve educational, professional, and personal goals. "
target: MyStemKits
MyStemKits (MSK) is a leading USA “EdTech” business that develops and markets the world’s largest library of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (“STEM”) curriculums incorporating 3D printed project kits for K-12 schools, all aligned to USA national science and mathematics standards.
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announced 8/15/2020 via PR Web

MasterGraphics, Inc., will purchase 3D Print Business from D3 Technologies

synopsis: MasterGraphics, one of the Midwest’s leading providers of technology solutions for manufacturing, AEC and civil industries, will acquire the 3D Print Business of D3 Technologies, an Autodesk Platinum-level partner and a valued integrator of Autodesk manufacturing and plant solutions.
buyer: MasterGraphics, Inc.
MasterGraphics has been one of the Midwest’s leading providers of technology solutions for manufacturing, AEC and civil industries for over 65 years. MasterGraphics, helps clients implement design solutions, 3D Printing and 3D Scanning solutions, and wide format printing solutions from Océ and HP. "
seller: D3 Technologies
The acquisition includes the 3D Print Business from D3 Technologies. D3 Technologies is an Autodesk Platinum-level partner and a valued integrator of Autodesk manufacturing and plant solutions.
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closed 8/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Miller Graphics Group, acquired Lito AB

synopsis: Lito, a Swedish digital media company that offers a complete range of solutions designed to streamline and automate the media process, has been acquired by Miller Graphics, a Swedish graphics company focusing on smart, innovative solutions that cover the entire process from design to printed packaging.
buyer parent: O.F. Ahlmark & Co Eftr. A.-B.
buyer: Miller Graphics Group
Sweden-based Miller Graphics Group is one of Europe's market leaders in prepress services and a distributor of quality graphic supplies to the flexo printing industry. The company provides graphic packaging services to Brands, Retailers, and Printers. "
target: Lito AB
Lito is a Swedish digital media company that offers a complete range of solutions designed to streamline and automate the media process. The company's services allow users to manage, customize, automate, publish, and distribute content with modern solutions, without hassle, and with full support.
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Boxlight, acquired Robo

synopsis: Boxlight Corporation, a provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, has acquired Robo 3D, a leading 3D printer brand, and MyStemKits, the largest online collection of K-12 STEM curriculum for 3D printing. The acquisition supports Boxlight's expansion of solutions for K-12 classrooms and its focus on STEM education.
buyer: Boxlight (BOXL:$39.70)
Boxlight is a leading provider of technology solutions for the global education market. The company develops, sells, and services its integrated, interactive solution suite of software, classroom technologies, professional development, and support services. "
target: Robo (ASX:RBO:$4.43)
Robo is a leading brand of 3D printers, empowering 3D creation with its growing line of products in hardware, materials, and content. MyStemKits develops K-12 curriculum for standards-driven instruction and 3D-printable manipulatives to create an end-to-end STEM solution.
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closed 2/21/2018 via GlobeNewswire

SD3D Printing, acquired 3D Matter

synopsis: SD3D, a leading 3D printing automation company, has completed the acquisition of the New York based software company, 3D Matter. 3D Matter launched the platform in 2015 in order to make it easier to visualize the performance of 3D printed materials based on empirical data derived from mechanical testing over 3000+ authentic 3D printed parts.
buyer: SD3D Printing
SD3D was founded in 2013 to provide a one-stop-shop for 3D printing, scanning and design services in San Diego, CA. Since then, SD3D has grown out of the confines of San Diego and matured into an international brand with the bold mission of enabling fully automated industrial additive manufacturing."
target: 3D Matter
3D Matter develops Optimatter, a web-based platform in which designers, engineers and researchers can optimize their 3D printed parts by ensuring the right materials and processing parameters are chosen for the specific part application.
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Siemens Digital Industries, will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc.

synopsis: Germany-based Siemens will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc., a developer of software that works with direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers. Atlas 3D will join Siemens Digital Industries Software, where its solutions will expand additive manufacturing capabilities in the Xcelerator portfolio of software.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Digital Industries
Germany-based Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. "
target: Atlas 3D, Inc.
Atlas 3D, Inc. is a software developer that works with direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers. Their Sunata software uses thermal distortion analysis to provide a simple, automated way to optimize part build orientation and generate support structures.
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The Shamrock Companies, Inc., acquired Cincinnati Print Solutions

synopsis: The Shamrock Companies, Inc., a full-service integrated marketing company, has acquired Cincinnati Print Solutions (CPS), a full-service printing company. CPS is committed to providing unique solutions for their customer’s most challenging projects. They offer print management services for business cards, newsletters, labels, brochures and more.
buyer: The Shamrock Companies, Inc.
The Shamrock Companies, Inc. is a full-service integrated marketing company. The Shamrock Companies provides integrated marketing solutions to help clients build their brands. They offer services for brand strategy, digital marketing, content creation, print & production, wearables and more. "
target: Cincinnati Print Solutions
Cincinnati Print Solutions (CPS) is a full-service printing company. CPS is committed to providing unique solutions for their customer’s most challenging projects. They offer flexible print management services for business cards, newsletters, labels, brochures, digital printing, checks and more.
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Carmel Hill Capital Partners, acquired TGI Direct, Inc.

synopsis: Carmel Hill, a private investment vehicle focused on identifying, acquiring, and operating an established business primarily based in the Midwest region, is pleased to announce the acquisition of TGI Direct, Inc., a Michigan-based communications and distribution company servicing enterprise clients in highly regulated industries.
buyer: Carmel Hill Capital Partners
Carmel Hill is a private investment vehicle focused on identifying, acquiring, and operating an established business primarily based in the Midwest region. They look for healthy US-based businesses with $1 - $5 million in annual revenues. "
target: TGI Direct, Inc.
TGI Direct is a communications and fulfillment company dedicated to helping clients administer, control and distribute products and information through both digital and physical channels. TGI services key vertical markets nationwide in healthcare, education and other highly-regulated industries.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, will acquire LSC Communications

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc., a leading marketing solutions provider, is to acquire LSC Communications, a leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a global marketing services provider that helps brand owners market their products, services and content more efficiently and effectively by using its strong print foundation in combination with other media channels. "
target: LSC Communications (LKSD:$3,886.00)
LSC Communications is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world.
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closed 10/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Hague Print, acquired Venture Business Forms Limited

synopsis: Print management specialist Hague Print has acquired rival print management firm Venture Business Forms. Venture Business Forms is a UK based print management company and engages in pre-press, production and distribution of stationery products. The deal includes Venture’s three sites in Leicester, Ilkeston and Newcastle under Lyme.
buyer: Hague Print
Founded in 1980, Hague Print is a leading UK Print solutions provider and offers one of the most cost-effective custom print solutions available. Hague Printing is also a founder member of the Independent Print Industries Association as well as the International Hologram Manufacturers Association. "
target: Venture Business Forms Limited
Venture Business Forms Ltd has been established for over 40 years. One of the most respected names in the UK's Print Management Industry, they provide printing services including labels, print management, stock products, business stationery products, etc.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Topside Advisors, acquired Fitch Group

synopsis: The legendary Francis Emory Fitch Company, d/b/a Fitch Group, a Digital Print and graphic Communications company, has been acquired by Topside Advisors, an acquisition vehicle owned by NYC businessman and digital entrepreneur, William Contessa.
buyer: Topside Advisors
Topside Advisors is an acquisition vehicle owned by NYC businessman and digital entrepreneur, William Contessa. Mr. Contessa is a distinguished investment banking professional, venture capitalist, and entrepreneur, with a strong track record spanning over four decades. "
target: Fitch Group
Fitch Group is an established provider of professional printing and binding services, located in NYC. Their roster of satisfied clients includes names like Barclay's Capital, Deutsche Bank, Marc Jacobs, Bessemer Trust, United Hospital Fund, Mount Sinai Hospital, Donna Karen, Macy's and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Phoenix Color, acquired Moore-Langen Printing Company, Inc.

synopsis: Phoenix Color Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc., announced that it has completed the acquisition of Moore-Langen Printing Company, Inc. from LSC Communications, Inc. Moore-Langen, a sheetfed print communications company, focuses on publishing, marketing, packaging, and plastic products.
buyer parent: ALJ Regional Holdings
buyer: Phoenix Color
Phoenix is a premier full-service, full-color printer with over 30 years of superior print experience. Drawing on a broad spectrum of materials and decorative technologies, Phoenix produces value-added components, heavily-illustrated books, cut and stack labels, and specialty commercial products. "
target parent: LSC Communications
target: Moore-Langen Printing Company, Inc.
Moore-Langen Printing Company, Inc., a sheetfed print communications company, focuses on publishing, marketing, packaging, and plastic products. Its services include prepress, printing, finishing, and fabrication. The company designs and builds prototype products and produces print-over-foils.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/31/2017 via BusinessWire

Leycol Printers will be merged with Diversified Global Graphics Group,

synopsis: Leycol Printers, an independent provider of high-end offset and lithographic printing services, is merging into DG3 (Diversified Global Graphics Group), a Resilience Capital Partners portfolio company and global provider of digital and print marketing document management services and compliance solutions.
buyer parent: Resilience Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Diversified Global Graphics Group
DG3 is a leader in environmental responsibility, providing visual communications solutions in strategic geographic markets including Boston, New York, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney and Manila. "
target: Leycol Printers
Founded in 1978, Leycol Printers is an independent provider of high-end offset and lithographic printing services to numerous clients in the financial and commercial print market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/17/2017 via BusinessWire

LSC Communications, acquired CREEL Printing

synopsis: LSC Communications, a global leader in print and digital media solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of CREEL Printing, a leading privately-owned offset and digital printing company based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
buyer: LSC Communications (LKSD:$3,886.00)
LSC Communications is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world. "
target: CREEL Printing
Creel is an award-winning printer of high-quality magazines, catalogs, inserts, publications, custom books, marketing materials, direct mail, photo gifts and more. They are based in Las Vegas, NV.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

UT Group Co., Ltd., will acquire Lei Hau'oli Co.,Ltd

synopsis: UT Group Co., Ltd., a Japan-based holding company that specializes in semiconductor related products and provides outsourcing services to electronics manufacturers, is acquiring Lei Hau'oli Co.,Ltd., a company that engages in the design and production business of websites and printed products.
buyer: UT Group Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ:2146:$475.30)
UT Group Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based holding company. The Group specializes in semiconductor related products and provides outsourcing services to electronics manufacturers. They are based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: Lei Hau'oli Co.,Ltd
Lei Hau'oli Co.,Ltd. engages in the design and production business of websites and printed products. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2014 via

Techniques Appliquees aux Arts Graphiques, S.p.A., acquired Frontere

synopsis: Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in facilitating the flow of information from the publishers of scientific, technical, and medical content to enterprise customers in Life Sciences, announced the acquisition of the assets of French competitor Frontere by wholly-owned subsidiary Techniques Appliquees aux Arts Graphiques, S.p.A. (TAAG).
buyer parent: Research Solutions, Inc.
buyer: Techniques Appliquees aux Arts Graphiques, S.p.A.
Techniques Appliquees aux Arts Graphiques, S.p.A. offers printing and logistics services, including printed materials used for retail and marketing purposes such as reprints of peer-reviewed journal articles for the life sciences industry, and regulatory sensitive marketing materials. "
target: Frontere
Frontere is a printing company located in France. They create, composite and edit all types of printed and administrative forms.
price ($mm)
$0.14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Triangle Services, acquired Content Critical, LLC

synopsis: Triangle Services, a multinational facilities management and aviation support services provider, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Content Critical Solutions, a provider of technology solutions, business process outsourcing and production services.
buyer: Triangle Services
Triangle Services is an industry leader in Facility Management Services and Aviation Support Services. Triangle has grown to servicing a client base of Fortune 500 companies, Class A commercial buildings, schools, hospitals, airlines and airports. "
target parent: FTV Capital
target: Content Critical, LLC
Content Critical, LLC provides communication solutions and services in electronic and print formats. The company offers content management and on-line ordering document management, electronic document delivery via e-mail, black and color digital printing, offset printing, and mailing and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/8/2009 via BusinessWire

Colorado Print & Digital merged with T&R Graphic Imaging,

synopsis: T & R Graphic Imaging and Colorado Print & Digital have announced a merger of the two companies that will create a premier destination for graphics and printing solutions in the state.
buyer: T&R Graphic Imaging
T & R Graphic Imaging, a Denver-based graphic & digital production company, has been offering complete pre-press services, wide format printing, laminating, Xeikon digital web variable data printing, and Giclee fine art reproductions since its inception 45 years ago in 1964. "
target: Colorado Print & Digital
Colorado Print & Digital, established in 2002, offers a complementary set of services including graphic and web design, Printable on-line ordering web sites, HP Indigo variable data printing, offset printing, UV coating and in-house bindery services.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/2/2009 via BusinessWire

RR Donnelley, acquired PROSA

synopsis: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company announced that it has acquired the assets of PROSA, a Chilean web printing company located in Santiago, from Copesa for a cash consideration of approximately $23.5 million.
buyer: RR Donnelley (RRD:$6,413.40)
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing products and services. "
target: PROSA
PROSA produces magazines, catalogs, retail inserts and soft-cover textbooks. PROSA is a is Chilean web printing company located in Santiago that owns 15 facilities in Latin America and the Caribbean, including operations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/1/2008 via BusinessWire

St Ives US Division, will acquire St Ives US Division

synopsis: The management team of St Ives US Division, one of America’s leading digital, sheet-fed and web offset printing companies, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all outstanding shares of stock in the company from its parent, St Ives plc in London, England.
buyer: St Ives US Division
St Ives US Division offers the finest quality multicolor production along with the best customer service in the business. We also offer an array of finishing options from saddle-stitching to perfect binding, in-line and off-line mailing and poly bagging. "
target parent: St. Ives plc
target: St Ives US Division
St Ives US Division offers the finest quality multicolor production along with the best customer service in the business. We also offer an array of finishing options from saddle-stitching to perfect binding, in-line and off-line mailing and poly bagging.
price ($mm)[EV]
$34 [$39]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/22/2008 via BusinessWire

Document Security Systems, acquired DPI of Rochester

synopsis: Document Security Systems, Inc., a leader in patented protection against counterfeiting and unauthorized copying, scanning and photo imaging, announced that Secuprint Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of DSS, acquired substantially all of the assets of DPI of Rochester, LLC.
buyer: Document Security Systems (DSS:$17.10)
Document Security Systems is a world leader in the development of optical deterrent technologies that help prevent counterfeiting and brand fraud from the use of the most advanced scanners, copiers and imaging systems in the market. "
target: DPI of Rochester
DPI of Rochester Commercial Printing is one of the premier commercial printers in the upstate New York area.
price ($mm)
$3.54
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: CVO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cenveo, Inc.
Cenveo, Inc.
Cenveo, Inc., headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, is a leading global provider of print and related resources, offering world-class solutions in the areas of envelopes, custom labels, specialty packaging, commercial print, publisher solutions and business documents.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,797.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$202.72
EBIT ($mm)
$140.80
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: LSE:DLAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
De La Rue plc
De La Rue plc
De La Rue plc is a British company headquartered in Basingstoke, England that manufactures paper and security printed products including banknotes, passports and tax stamps. It also has a factory on the Team Valley Trading Estate in Gateshead, and other facilities in Loughton and Bathford.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$708.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.90
EBIT ($mm)
$71.92
Net Income ($mm)
$21.34
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:7921
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD.
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD.
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD., formerly TAKARA PRINTING CO., LTD., is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the production of disclosure related documents.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$171.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.74
EBIT ($mm)
$17.14
Net Income ($mm)
$11.32
Employees
856
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Ticker: BIT:PSF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gruppo Sanfaustino
Gruppo Sanfaustino
Gruppo Sanfaustino, established in 1957 as a traditional printing company, nowadays is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange and specialized in printing services, below the line communication, label & packaging, digital marketing, document management and procurement.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$57.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.45
EBIT ($mm)
$1.03
Net Income ($mm)
$0.81
Employees
112
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Ticker: QUAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics is a leading global printer and media channel integrator that helps marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and connect with other media channels. They provide a range of print solutions, media solutions and logistics services from multiple locations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,923.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$353.20
EBIT ($mm)
$130.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
20600
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Ticker: CMPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress is the world leader in mass customization. The company empowers people to make an impression through individually meaningful, personalized physical products. Cimpress makes customized print, signage, apparel, gifts, packaging and other products accessible and affordable to everyone.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,481.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$297.54
EBIT ($mm)
$170.35
Net Income ($mm)
$83.36
Employees
12000
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Ticker: TSX:TCL.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental creates marketing products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. The Corporation is the largest printer in Canada and the third-largest in North America.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,325.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$366.40
EBIT ($mm)
$207.35
Net Income ($mm)
$127.13
Employees
9000
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Ticker: INWK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc. engineers marketing for leading brands across a wide range of industries. They dive deep into clients’ brand strategies to deliver solutions that leverage their global expertise, certified supplier base, proven methods, and proprietary technology.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,151.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.13
EBIT ($mm)
$31.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: EBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ennis, Inc.
Ennis, Inc.
Ennis, Inc. has primarily engaged in the production and sale of business forms and other business products. The Company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$415.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$67.54
EBIT ($mm)
$50.42
Net Income ($mm)
$37.82
Employees
2470
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Ticker: GB:SIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
St. Ives plc
St. Ives plc
St Ives is an international marketing services group. Together, the Group’s growing number of successful, dynamic businesses serve leading brands internationally, with offices in the UK, North America, China and Singapore.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$196.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.60
EBIT ($mm)
$5.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1397
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Ticker: DLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,011.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$414.19
EBIT ($mm)
$322.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6701
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Ticker: KRNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kornit Digital Ltd.
Kornit Digital Ltd.
Kornit Digital Ltd. develops, designs, and markets digital printing solutions for the fashion, apparel, and home decor segments of printed textile industry. The company's solutions include digital printing systems, ink and other consumables, associated software, and value added services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$159.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
547
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Ticker: INOD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc. engages in the provision of business process, technology, and consulting services, as well as products and solutions that help to create, manage, use, and distribute digital information. The company operates in two segments, Content Services (CS) and Innodata Advanced Data Solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$60.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.15
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5090
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Ticker: OTCPK:JMDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc.
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc.
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc. is a holding company that develops technology-based solutions. Its flagship product, Vocal, is a long-form, digital publishing platform focused on supporting content creators by providing them with publishing tools and monetization features.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24
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