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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:$4.43)
Robo is a company focused on the design and distribution of 3D printers and associated products for the desktop segment of the 3D printing industry. They plan to make next generation 3D technologies that inspire passion and empower people to achieve educational, professional, and personal goals. "
target: MyStemKits
MyStemKits (MSK) is a leading USA “EdTech” business that develops and markets the world’s largest library of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (“STEM”) curriculums incorporating 3D printed project kits for K-12 schools, all aligned to USA national science and mathematics standards.
price ($mm)
$1.89
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$2
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$1
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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:$3,068.40)
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:$265,469.00)
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)
$249
EBITDA ($mm)
$68
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
8.5x
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 9/21/2005 via BusinessWire

Great Source Education Group, Inc., purchased K-6 programs from Larson Learning, Inc.

synopsis: Great Source Education Group, Houghton Mifflin's supplemental educational publishing division, acquired several K-6 programs from Larson Learning.
buyer parent: Houghton Mifflin Riverdeep Group PLC
buyer: Great Source Education Group, Inc.
Great Source Education Group publishes affordable, curriculum-based resources for students and teachers in grades pre-K through 12, as well as for parents. Great Source also publishes programs designed to meet specific initiatives such as summer school, afterschool, intervention, test prep, and ESL."
seller: Larson Learning, Inc.
Textbooks, learning software, and online interactive multimedia programs for K-12.
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closed 6/12/2014 via PR Web

Relias Learning, acquired Autism Training Solutions

synopsis: Relias Learning, the leader in online training for human services organizations, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Autism Training Solutions (ATS). The acquisition adds more than 2,000 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) training video clips and over 60 hours of expert instruction to Relias Learning’s comprehensive training library.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Relias Learning
Relias Learning is the leader in online training for the senior care, behavioral health, community health, correctional, and developmental disabilities markets. Relias offers user-friendly online training solutions that improve compliance and eliminate record keeping headaches. "
target: Autism Training Solutions
Autism Training Solutions (ATS) is the online education company dedicated to training professionals and paraprofessionals within the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders and related behavioral disabilities.
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announced 7/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Wiley, will acquire Zyante

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global leader in research and education, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Zyante Inc., a leading provider of computer science and STEM education courseware. Zyante was founded in 2012 and its zyBooks platform has served over 500,000 students across 500 institutions.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,800.07)
Wiley drives the world forward with research and education. Through publishing, platforms and services, they help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world. "
target: Zyante
Zyante Inc. is a leading provider of computer science and STEM education courseware. Zyante was founded in 2012 and its zyBooks platform has served over 500,000 students across 500 institutions.
price ($mm)
$56
rev ($mm)
$14
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EV / rev
4.0x
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announced 11/8/2010 via BNC Analysis

Perfection Learning Corporation, will acquire Kinetic Books

synopsis: Perfection Learning, one of the leading publishers of language arts materials for grades 6-12, announced the closing of an agreement to acquire Seattle-based Kinetic Books, publisher of next-generation digital math and science textbooks for the secondary and higher education markets.
buyer: Perfection Learning Corporation
Perfection Learning Corporation is a leading publisher of teacher and student curriculum materials for grades Pre K through 12. Their ever-growing product line covers such content areas as reading, test preparation, writing, vocabulary, and more. "
target: Kinetic Books
Kinetic Books creates and publishes Kinetic TextbooksTM, a line of comprehensive textbooks that are built from the ground up to take advantage of computers. Kinetic Books’ programs include comprehensive digital textbooks in physics, algebra, and geometry.
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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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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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closed 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired AMendate GmbH

synopsis: AMendate, a German provider of fully automated topology optimization software for additive manufacturing, has been acquired by Hexagon AB, a Sweden-based global technology company. Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division revealed that AMendate will be joining the MSC Software arm of Hexagon.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
buyer: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software develops simulation software technology that enables engineers to validate and optimize their designs using virtual prototypes. Customers in almost every part of manufacturing use MSC Software products to complement the physical prototype “build and test” process. "
target: AMendate GmbH
AMendate is a German provider of fully automated topology optimization software for additive manufacturing. AMendate is designed to help users save material and weight in their 3D prints while enabling efficient, cost-effective production of complex components using unique algorithms.
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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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closed 11/16/2017 via BusinessWire

GE Additive, acquired GeonX

synopsis: GE Additive announced that it has acquired GeonX, a high-tech company specializing in virtual manufacturing. GeonX develops and provides its customers best in class scientific and industrial software for the simulation of welding, heat treatment, machining and Additive Manufacturing.
buyer parent: General Electric Company
buyer: GE Additive
GE Additive is part of GE - the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. "
target: GeonX
GeonX is a high-tech company specializing in virtual manufacturing. GeonX develops and provides its customers best in class scientific and industrial software for the simulation of welding, heat treatment, machining and Additive Manufacturing.
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announced 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

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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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:$4,176.30)
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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$480 [$1,406]
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$3,886
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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EV / rev
0.9x
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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]
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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
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EV / rev
0.5x
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closed 6/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Stone Publishing, acquired The Press

synopsis: Stone Publishing, a Bay Area print services company since 1998, is pleased to announce the acquisition of The Press (formerly the Rosicrucian Press), a San Jose, California printing institution that established its downtown roots in the early 1920s well before Silicon Valley was born.
buyer: Stone Publishing
Stone Publishing stands for award-winning superior customer service and outstanding quality in the Bay Area print services business. Between Almaden Press and House of Printing, Stone publishing represents a complete end-to-end print solution for small to Fortune 100 companies. "
target: The Press
The Press answered the need for quality business materials by providing much-needed printing for the thriving agricultural industry. By the mid 1950s, The Press was the largest commercial printer between Los Angeles and San Francisco and was the first to purchase an offset printing press.
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closed 5/5/2014 via BusinessWire

The Garvey Group, LLC, acquired Troyk Printing Corporation

synopsis: The Garvey Group, LLC, a national team of experts in the packaging, entertainment, outdoor and retail markets, announced the acquisition of Troyk Printing Corporation, a Wisconsin-based printing company for retail markets.
buyer: The Garvey Group, LLC
The Garvey Group is a fully integrated national team of experts in the packaging, entertainment, outdoor and retail markets. Their cutting-edge technologies support printing, inventory management, distribution/fulfillment, prototype development and color print execution. "
target: Troyk Printing Corporation
Troyk Printing Corporation helps retailers navigate their way from from concept to the retail environment. They offer solutions from many different print methods and materials.
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announced 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wackes AB, will acquire Logonet Promotion Oy

synopsis: The Swedish promotional products agency, Wackes, buys Logonet Promotion, one of Finland’s leading promotional products agencies with expertise in sales and loyalty driven promotions. Logonet Promotion will merge into Wackes’ business.
buyer: Wackes AB
Wackes AB works with total solutions within product media, products that communicate customers’ brands three-dimensionally. The goal is to create product ranges that become part of people’s lives, thereby strengthening brands. "
target: Logonet Promotion Oy
Logonet Promotion is one of Finland’s leading product media companies with great expertise in sales and loyalty-driven campaigns. At Logonet Promotion, they call into action their team of over 200 promotional merchandise specialists across three different continents.
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