Like Global Meetings and Incentives

closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

ABC Global Services, acquired Global Meetings and Incentives

synopsis: ABC Global Services is expanding into the meeting and event planning sector with the acquisition of Global Meetings and Incentives (GMI), a full-service provider of meeting logistics, content management, sourcing, convention management and incentives for corporate clients and associations throughout North America and overseas.
buyer: ABC Global Services
ABC Global Services is a leading supplier of services and technology for travel agencies, advisors and professionals. Founded in 1978, ABC now provides services for nearly 11,000 agency locations of all sizes in 150 countries around the world. "
target: Global Meetings and Incentives
Global Meetings and Incentives (GMI) is a full-service provider of meeting logistics, content management, sourcing, convention management and incentives for corporate clients and associations throughout North America and overseas.
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closed 3/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Herb Besaw, acquired Spoon Exhibit Services, Inc.

synopsis: SPOON Exhibit Services, Inc., a full-service global tradeshow and event planning company offering 3D-marketing solutions, event management, exhibit design, fabrication, manufacturing, and rental services, has been acquired by President and CEO, Herb Besaw.
buyer: Herb Besaw
Herb Besaw is the President and CEO of SPOON Exhibits & Events, a full-service tradeshow exhibit house and corporate marketing event and meeting management organization with offices in Macedon, NY, Atlanta, GA and Las Vegas, NV. "
target: Spoon Exhibit Services, Inc.
Spoon Exhibit Services, Inc. is a full-service global tradeshow and event planning company offering 3D-marketing solutions, event management, exhibit design, fabrication, manufacturing, and rental services from its headquarters in Macedon, NY.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BusinessWire

BCD Meetings & Events, acquired L37 Creative

synopsis: L37 Creative has been acquired by BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E), a global meetings and events agency headquartered in Chicago. L37 Creative helps brands across industries deliver incredible live experiences and powerful creative storytelling to its audiences around the world.
buyer: BCD Meetings & Events
BCD Meetings & Events, a trusted, award-winning global meetings & events agency, helps companies design and execute meetings and events through strategic solutions, innovation and the power of imagination. "
target: L37 Creative
L37 Creative helps brands across industries deliver incredible live experiences and powerful creative storytelling to its audiences around the world.
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closed 9/12/2019 via PR Newswire

Opus Agency, acquired Number 20

synopsis: Opus Agency, a global leader in event marketing, announced the acquisition of London-based Number 20, an established and respected event marketing agency providing total event management, venue selection, hotel and hospitality management, and onsite event management to clients in the UK and EMEA segment.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: Opus Agency
Opus Agency is a strategic experiential marketing advisor to some of the world’s most influential brands. They partner with their clients to create remarkable events around the world, tying unforgettable experiences to unmistakable business results. "
target: Number 20
Number 20 is an established and respected event marketing agency providing total event management, venue selection, hotel and hospitality management, and onsite event management to clients in the UK and EMEA segment.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BusinessWire

PRA, Inc., acquired Koncept Events

synopsis: PRA Business Events, Inc., a leader in the Business Events industry, has acquired Koncept Events. Koncept Events specializes in event design, transportation solutions, entertainment, and a wide variety of interactive activities and experiences unique to the South Florida, Caribbean and other adjacent markets.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: PRA, Inc.
PRA is a leading business event management firm, creating experiences which move hearts, minds, and businesses forward. Through its ownership of events and communication agency One Smooth Stone, PRA offers end-to-end integrated solutions for event experiences. "
target: Koncept Events
Founded in 2007, the award-winning Koncept Events team specializes in event design, transportation solutions, entertainment, and a wide variety of interactive activities and experiences unique to the South Florida, Caribbean and other adjacent markets.
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closed 12/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Communique Promotions Ltd. merged with Crown BC,

synopsis: Crown, an event company based in London specializing in event planning, event production, event management, exhibition design and more, is merging with Communique, an event company also out of the UK that specializes in conferences, exhibitions, store openings and more.
buyer: Crown BC
Crown is an event company specializing in event planning, event production, event management, exhibition design, conference production, film and video production and more. They are based in London, UK. "
target: Communique Promotions Ltd.
Communique is an event company based in the United Kingdom. Working in B2B, B2C and B2E environments across multiple market sectors, they bring ideas to life and connect brands with their audiences. They specialize in conferences, exhibitions, store openings and more.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Premiere Speakers Bureau, acquired National Speakers Bureau

synopsis: National Speakers Bureau is acquired by employee-owned Premiere Speakers Bureau of Nashville. National Speakers Bureau is a company that offers meetings and events services; they provide a list of event speakers that clients can choose from.
buyer: Premiere Speakers Bureau
Premiere Speakers Bureau is an event services agency. Since its founding in 1994, the full-service bureau has developed an extensive roster of motivational, keynote and business speakers. Premiere's focus is making sure that the clients’ event is seamless and stress-free. "
target: National Speakers Bureau
National Speakers Bureau is a company that offers meetings and events services. National Speakers Bureau provides a list of event speakers that clients can choose from.
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closed 7/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

McVeigh Associates merged with Fourth Wall Events, WorldTek Events,

synopsis: Fourth Wall Events, a corporate event and meeting planning company, and WorldTEK Events, a full-service B2B global events and meetings management company, have merged with and acquired McVeigh Associates, the industry leader in Strategic Meeting Management.
buyer: WorldTek Events
buyer: Fourth Wall Events
WorldTEK Events is a full-service B2B global events and meetings management company with more than 40 years of direct experience. Fourth Wall Events is a corporate event and meeting planning company. "
target: McVeigh Associates
McVeigh Associates is the industry leader in Strategic Meeting Management. They partner with enterprise and Fortune 500 companies to coordinate every aspect for their client's global meetings and conferences.
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closed 6/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oxygen, acquired Pop Haus

synopsis: Oxygen, an agency specializing in press relations and public relations, acquires Lille, France based Pop Haus. Pop Haus is a communications agency specializing in public relations and event planning.
buyer: Oxygen
OXYGEN is an independent communications consultancy specialized in Press Relations and Digital Communication. OXYGEN assists more than 100 clients in the development of their reputation in France and abroad. "
target: Pop Haus
Pop Haus is a communications agency specializing in public relations and event planning. Their team cleverly combines complementary skills and combines creativity and rigor to best meet every request from customers.
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announced 6/14/2018 via Company Press Release

GL Events, will acquire ZhongZhiXing

synopsis: GL Events, a world-class provider of integrated solutions and services for events, has announced that they will be acquiring ZhongZhiXing Group, a Chinese event services provider specializing in event engineering and logistics and event organization services.
buyer: GL Events (ENXTPA:GLO:$1,166.07)
Based in France, GL Events is a world-class provider of integrated solutions and services for events operating across the three main market segments: congresses, conferences, and conventions; cultural, sports, institutional, corporate, and political events; trade shows and consumer fairs. "
target: ZhongZhiXing
Based in China, ZhongZhiXing Group is an event services provider. ZhongZhiXing has an excellent reputation and long-standing relationships with a number of exhibition organizers and owners of well-known event sites.
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closed 8/8/2017 via PR Newswire

CI Capital Partners LLC, acquired AlliedPRA, Inc.

synopsis: CI Capital Partners, a North American private equity investment firm, has acquired a majority interest in AlliedPRA from UK private equity firm Core Capital Partners LLP. AlliedPRA is a leading event management and solutions company with a reach in over 100 destinations, serving some of the most respected companies in every major industry sector.
buyer: CI Capital Partners LLC
CI Capital Partners LLC is a leading North American private equity investment firm with approximately $2.4 billion in assets under management. Since its inception, CI Capital and its portfolio companies have made over 230 acquisitions representing approximately $8 billion in enterprise value. "
target parent: Core Capital Partners LLP
target: AlliedPRA, Inc.
AlliedPRA is a leading event management and solutions company with a reach in over 100 destinations, serving some of the most respected companies in every major industry sector. They create destination experiences for meetings, incentives and events that move hearts, minds and businesses forward.
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closed 4/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

insignis Agentur für Kommunikation GmbH, acquired Hill + Ohrt GmbH

synopsis: insignis Agentur für Kommunikation GmbH, a Hannover, Germany-based public relations agency, has acquired Hill + Ohrt GmbH, a public relations and event management agency also based in Hannover. Hill + Ohrt provides services that include the development, planning, and implementation of press conferences, press tours, and corporate events worldwide.
buyer: insignis Agentur für Kommunikation GmbH
insignis Agentur für Kommunikation GmbH is a communications agency that focuses on strategic public relations and content consulting for companies across a variety of sectors. insignis has 10 employees is based in Hannover, Germany. "
target: Hill + Ohrt GmbH
Hill + Ohrt is an event management and public relations firm based in Hannover, Germany. Hill + Ohrt services include the development, planning, and implementation of press conferences, press tours, and corporate events worldwide.
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announced 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Praveg Communications Limited will be merged with Sword and Shield Pharma Ltd.,

synopsis: Praveg Communications Ltd., a leading communication Company with proven competence in organizing large scale Exhibitions and Events, will merge with Sword & Shield Pharma Ltd., an integrated global pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives.
buyer: Sword and Shield Pharma Ltd. (BSE:531637:$0.00)
Sword & Shield Pharma is an integrated global pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives. They offer a portfolio of products including Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, generics, differentiated formulations and News Chemical Entities. "
target: Praveg Communications Limited
Praveg Communications Ltd., is a leading communication Company with proven competence in organizing large scale Exhibitions and Events. During the last 16 years, Praveg has designed, executed and managed more than 500 major national & international Events and Exhibitions.
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closed 4/10/2017 via BusinessWire

PineRock, acquired BellaRose Associates LLC

synopsis: PineRock, a global communications agency widely known for delivering top-quality live event production, strategic communications and award-winning service to clients, announced the acquisition of BellaRose Associates, a full-service production company.
buyer: PineRock
PineRock is a global communications agency widely known for delivering top-quality live event production, strategic communications and award-winning service to clients. PineRock, headquartered in New York City, has been creating award-winning programs for the world's best-known brands. "
target: BellaRose Associates LLC
BellaRose Associates is a full service meetings, training, and communications production company. They deliver solutions for corporate brands, associations and government agencies. Working in close partnership with their clients, they build brands, create engaging experiences, & transform audiences.
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closed 3/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

CAPA, acquired CAP Image

synopsis: CAPA, a French press agency and production company founded in 1989, has acquired CAP Image, a French company founded in 1993 that produces and organizes public events, conventions, and meetings. CAP Image will become CAPA Event.
buyer: CAPA
CAPA is a French press agency and production company founded in 1989. It produces news reports, news magazines, documentaries, television fiction, corporate films and multimedia. "
target: CAP Image
CAP Image produces and organizes public events, conventions, and meetings. CAP Image was incorporated in 1993 and is based in Saint-Nazaire, France.
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closed 2/15/2017 via Company Press Release

AlliedPRA, Inc., acquired Destination Services Corporation

synopsis: AlliedPRA, Inc., a global leader in the destination management company (DMC) sector, has acquired Destination Services Corporation (DSC), the leading destination management firm covering the Rocky Mountain region of North America. For more than 30 years, DSC has provided award-winning destination management and event production services.
buyer: AlliedPRA, Inc.
AlliedPRA is a leading event management and solutions company with a reach in over 100 destinations, serving some of the most respected companies in every major industry sector. They create destination experiences for meetings, incentives and events that move hearts, minds and businesses forward. "
target: Destination Services Corporation
Destination Services Corporation (DSC) is an award-winning destination management firm. They specialize in providing high impact program development and event planning services & logistics to clients around the world, hosting hundreds of groups annually at resort and city destinations.
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announced 11/21/2016 via PR Newswire

ExhibitQuest, Inc will be merged with PG Exhibits,

synopsis: ExhibitQuest announced that they will be merging with PG Exhibits, a full service exhibit firm specializing in creating environments that fit their clients’ needs and budget. ExhibitQuest has been providing clients' modular exhibit solutions to meet their event and marketing needs for over 25 years.
buyer: PG Exhibits
Since 1979, PG Exhibits has been specializing in the design and fabrication of exhibits, environments, and marketing centers. In addition, PG provides show management and event services. PG is headquartered in Colorado with several remote sales offices throughout the United States. "
target: ExhibitQuest, Inc
ExhibitQuest is a full-service trade show exhibit design company. They've been helping businesses achieve marketing success at trade shows and events. Their team of expert takes personalization to the next level to ensure that their client's requests are fulfilled and their expectations exceeded.
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closed 10/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Park Group plc, acquired Fisher Moy International Limited

synopsis: Park Group plc announced the acquisition of corporate employee and customer engagement specialists, Fisher Moy International Ltd. ("FMI"). FMI specialises in the creation of events, targeted incentive and reward schemes, and helps businesses to communicate more closely with their customers and employees.
buyer: Park Group plc (AIM:PKG:$369.85)
Park Group plc is one of the UK’s leading multi-retailer voucher and prepaid gift card business, focused on the corporate gift and Christmas savings markets and sales are generated through the internet, their direct sales force and agents. "
target: Fisher Moy International Limited
Fisher Moy International is a specialist Incentives and Events agency. From impactful events such as conferences and travel trips to targeted employee incentives and rewards, their team of creative thinkers generate great ideas that drive better results.
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closed 9/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Tamedia AG, acquired Forum Executive AG

synopsis: Tamedia, the leading private media group in Switzerland, is acquiring Forum Executive AG, a company that designs and organizes corporate conferences and other events. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland. Their brands include Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum and Tages-Anzeiger Forum.
buyer: Tamedia AG (SWX:TAMN:$1,075.04)
Tamedia is the leading private media group in Switzerland. The digital platforms, daily and weekly newspapers and magazines of Tamedia offer overview, classification and selection. "
target: Forum Executive AG
Forum Executive AG designs and organizes corporate conferences and other events. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland. Their brands include Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum and Tages-Anzeiger Forum.
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closed 1/13/2016 via PR Newswire

SBR Events Group, acquired The Meetinghouse Companies, Inc.

synopsis: Dave Raymond, owner of Sweet Baby Ray's Catering and True Cuisine, has acquired Chicago-based The Meetinghouse Companies, a national, award-winning event design and production firm, and formed SBR Events Group, a world-class special event organization comprised of the three companies.
buyer: SBR Events Group
SBR Events Group, comprised of True Cuisine and Sweet Baby Ray’s Catering, is a fully custom catering company servicing all of Downtown and Suburban Chicago. They are among Chicagoland’s premier caterers boasting scrumptious food, attention to detail and professional accommodating service. "
target: The Meetinghouse Companies, Inc.
The Meetinghouse Companies is a Chicago-based event design and production company with in-house services that include production management, event design, decor, floral and event technology. They have been internationally recognized with more than 75 industry awards for excellence in design.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

ABC Global Services, acquired Global Meetings and Incentives

synopsis: ABC Global Services is expanding into the meeting and event planning sector with the acquisition of Global Meetings and Incentives (GMI), a full-service provider of meeting logistics, content management, sourcing, convention management and incentives for corporate clients and associations throughout North America and overseas.
buyer: ABC Global Services
ABC Global Services is a leading supplier of services and technology for travel agencies, advisors and professionals. Founded in 1978, ABC now provides services for nearly 11,000 agency locations of all sizes in 150 countries around the world. "
target: Global Meetings and Incentives
Global Meetings and Incentives (GMI) is a full-service provider of meeting logistics, content management, sourcing, convention management and incentives for corporate clients and associations throughout North America and overseas.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

ABC Global Services, acquired Global Meetings and Incentives

synopsis: ABC Global Services is expanding into the meeting and event planning sector with the acquisition of Global Meetings and Incentives (GMI), a full-service provider of meeting logistics, content management, sourcing, convention management and incentives for corporate clients and associations throughout North America and overseas.
buyer: ABC Global Services
ABC Global Services is a leading supplier of services and technology for travel agencies, advisors and professionals. Founded in 1978, ABC now provides services for nearly 11,000 agency locations of all sizes in 150 countries around the world. "
target: Global Meetings and Incentives
Global Meetings and Incentives (GMI) is a full-service provider of meeting logistics, content management, sourcing, convention management and incentives for corporate clients and associations throughout North America and overseas.
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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Juniper, acquired T4W

synopsis: Juniper, a provider of Travel Distribution Software to Tour Operators and Destination Management Companies in the travel industry, has acquired T4W, a provider of Travel Distribution Software and developer of Cangooroo. T4W's Cangooroo platform is an online reservations platform that covers services in the leisure, corporate and hospitality areas.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Juniper
Juniper is a global leading provider of Travel Distribution Software to Tour Operators, OTAs and Destination Management Companies in the travel industry. Juniper has leading edge technology and a highly committed leadership team that has grown tremendously through the market over the past years. "
target: T4W
T4W is a provider of Travel Distribution Software to Tour Operators and travel agencies in Brazil. Their Cangooroo platform is a leading online reservations platform that covers services in the leisure, corporate and hospitality areas.
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closed 6/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Wasserstein & Co., LP, acquired Northstar Travel Group, LLC

synopsis: Wasserstein Partners acquired Northstar Travel Group, the leading provider of business-to-business information, content, events, data, research, custom content and software dedicated to the global travel and meeting industries, from the Wicks Group of Companies. Northstar owns well-known brands including Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, and others.
buyer: Wasserstein & Co., LP
Wasserstein & Co. is an independent private equity/investment firm that was founded January 2001 when the merchant banking group of Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc., a global investment banking firm, spun out to become an independent firm upon the acquisition of Wasserstein Perella by Dresdner Bank. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, and travel technology.
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closed 5/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

TrekkSoft, acquired myobis GmbH

synopsis: TrekkSoft, the Swiss-based provider of tour and activity software solutions, has entered into a strategic alliance with Myobis, an online booking engine for tourism, event, and experience industry.
buyer: TrekkSoft
TrekkSoft provides an online booking and reservation solution for activity providers, tour operators, travel agents, tourist offices and event organizers across the globe. "
target: myobis GmbH
Myobis GmbH provides an online booking engine for tourism, event, and experience industry. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Munich, Germany.
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closed 8/7/2013 via PR Web

ZOZI, acquired TripFlavor

synopsis: ZOZI, the leading brand helping people live active lifestyles, announced the acquisition of real-time tours and activities Software as a Service reservation system, TripFlavor. TripFlavor launched in 2011 as an OpenTable-style platform for activities and tours.
buyer: ZOZI
ZOZI inspires people to live active lifestyles by connecting them with local experiences, getaways, and the gear they need to Get Out There. Users can discover and book unforgettable experiences that are around the corner or around the world and find the Gear they need for their next adventure. "
target: TripFlavor
TripFlavor is a real-time tours and activities Software-as-a-service reservation system. TripFlavor launched in 2011 as an OpenTable-style platform for activities and tours.
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closed 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Open Destinations Limited, acquired Tineri Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Leading travel technology provider Open Destinations has acquired a majority stake in Tineri, a mobile itinerary startup designed for the tour operator market. Tineri is a white label product for tour operators to engage with their customers by turning itineraries into living and breathing travel experiences.
buyer: Open Destinations Limited
Open Destinations is a leading independent provider of tour operator software. Their system is backed by an experienced team of over 450 travel technology professionals, spread between their headquarters in London, England and their development, support and outsourcing centre in Goa, India. "
target: Tineri Pte. Ltd.
Tineri is a solution that allows tour operators and travel agents to provide their clients with a stylish, engaging and user-friendly mobile app that brings itineraries to life, makes communication and feedback easier, and provides an enhanced travel experience.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yandex N.V., acquired Bookform

synopsis: Yandex, one of the largest internet companies in Europe, has acquired Bookform, an online booking and reservation service. Using this service, customers can book services in the beauty, entertainment and travel industries, car rentals, legal services and more. They are based in Moscow, Russia.
buyer: Yandex N.V. (YNDX:$2,296.94)
Yandex is one of the largest internet companies in Europe, providing a wide variety of search and other online services. Yandex's mission is to help users solve their everyday problems by building people-centric products and services. "
target: Bookform
Bookform is an online booking and reservation service. Using this service, customers can book services in the beauty, entertainment and travel industries, car rentals, legal services and more. They are based in Moscow, Russia.
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closed 8/8/2019 via PR Newswire

Resort Condominiums International, acquired Alliance Reservations Network

synopsis: RCI, the world's largest vacation exchange network, has acquired travel technology platform Alliance Reservations Network. Alliance has a powerful private-label booking engine services for travelers around the world. Alliance has created proprietary software to service individual leisure, corporate, association, and group and event clients.
buyer parent: Wyndham Worldwide
buyer: Resort Condominiums International
RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange, housing a unique portfolio of brands. RCI pioneered the concept of vacation exchange in 1974, offering members increased flexibility and versatility with their vacation ownership experience. "
target: Alliance Reservations Network
Alliance Reservations Network is a travel technology company with a powerful private-label booking engine services for travelers around the world. Alliance has created proprietary software to service individual leisure, corporate, association, and group and event clients.
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closed 12/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Valsoft Corp, acquired CMS Hospitality

synopsis: Valsoft Corporation Inc., a Montreal-based company that specializes in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, has acquired CMS Hospitality, an Australia-based hospitality software solutions provider with clients across 25 countries.
buyer: Valsoft Corp
Valsoft Corporation is a Canadian company that acquires and develops vertical market software companies. Valsoft enables each business to deliver the best mission-critical solutions for customers in their respective industry or niche. "
target: CMS Hospitality
CMS Hospitality has been providing software systems to the hospitality industry since 1983. Its flagship product, GuestCentrix, has been designed to international standards and is used extensively by operators in the hospitality industry. They are based in Australia.
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nSight, will acquire RoomKeyPMS

synopsis: RSI International Systems. has signed a binding LOI with nSight Inc. for the sale of RSI’s RoomKeyPMS business and assets. RoomKeyPMS is a web-based Property Management System that incorporates a fully integrated Online Reservation Booking engine and seamless real-time connectivity to the major Global Distribution and Internet Distribution Systems.
buyer: nSight
nSight Inc. provides predictive data and marketing solutions for hotels and destinations helping deliver incremental revenue through improving their pricing and marketing practices. "
target: RoomKeyPMS (RSY:$3.57)
RoomKeyPMS is a web-based Property Management System (PMS) that incorporates a fully integrated Online Reservation Booking engine and seamless real-time connectivity to the major Global Distribution and Internet Distribution Systems.
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announced 4/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Booking Holdings Inc., will acquire FareHarbor

synopsis: Booking Holdings Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire local activities and experiences booking software provider, FareHarbor. Founded in Hawaii and headquartered in Denver, FareHarbor allows tour and activity operators to connect with customers online through software that facilitates an easy, seamless booking experience.
buyer: Booking Holdings Inc. (NasdaqGS:BKNG:$14,527.00)
Booking Holdings is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to consumers and local partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary brands: Booking.com, priceline.com, KAYAK, agoda.com, Rentalcars.com and OpenTable. "
target: FareHarbor
FareHarbor provides powerful booking software designed to help tour, activity and rental businesses manage and grow their online reservations. FareHarbor allows tour and activity operators to connect with customers online through software that facilitates an easy, seamless booking experience.
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closed 2/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Valsoft Corp, acquired Welcome Systems

synopsis: Valsoft Corporation, a Montreal-based company specialized in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, has acquired Welcome Systems, a leading provider of cloud-based hospitality solutions in the UK, offering hotel booking systems and property management software.
buyer: Valsoft Corp
Valsoft specializes in acquiring vertical market software companies that provide mission critical solutions in their respective industry. Valsoft's operating strategy is to hold, invest and create value in companies for the long-term through various organic growth and acquisition initiatives. "
target: Welcome Systems
Welcome Systems have been developing software solutions for the hospitality industry since 1984 and are well known for delivering innovative and scalable hotel booking systems and property management software for all types of businesses.
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closed 11/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired ATCORE Technology Ltd.

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity announces that funds managed by Inflexion have acquired ATCORE Group, a leading travel technology company which provides specialist software platforms for the global leisure travel sector.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is one of the UK’s leading independent mid-market private equity houses, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working with them to deliver growth. "
target parent: LDC Limited
target: ATCORE Technology Ltd.
Atcore Technology provides reservation & e-commerce platforms for the leisure travel industry. Their sector-specific platforms combine tailored optimisation and expertise with the solid foundation of shared, proven technology for Tour, Specialists, Holiday Parks, Cruise and Ferry operators.
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closed 11/18/2015 via PR Web

Sport Ngin, acquired Advanced Event Systems

synopsis: Sport Ngin, a company that offers a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, announced that it has acquired Advanced Event Systems, a company that empowers seamless online registration, hotel management, scheduling services, and results tracking.
buyer: Sport Ngin
Sport Ngin features a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, including athletes, parents, administrators, coaches, referees, scouts, volunteers, fans, journalists, and sponsors. "
target: Advanced Event Systems
With more than 50 years’ experience managing events of all types and scale, Advanced Events Systems delivers proven full-continuum expertise with advanced infrastructure and software modules that empower seamless online registration, hotel management, scheduling services, and results tracking.
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closed 6/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

SiteMinder Pty Ltd., acquired Globekey Systems Pty Ltd

synopsis: SiteMinder is looking to trigger further growth of its booking system provider strategy in Asia by acquiring Globekey, a company that develops online reservation software systems for hotel, motel or travel websites. SiteMinder allows hotels to attract, reach and convert guests across the globe.
buyer: SiteMinder Pty Ltd.
As the leading cloud platform for hotels, SiteMinder allows hotels to attract, reach and convert guests across the globe. They serve hotels of all sizes with award-winning solutions for independents and groups alike, wherever they are in the world. "
target: Globekey Systems Pty Ltd
Globekey Systems Pty Ltd develops online reservation software systems for hotel, motel or travel websites. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Mosman, Australia.
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closed 4/29/2014 via BusinessWire

Lanyon, Inc., acquired Passkey

synopsis: Lanyon, a leader in meetings, events, and travel technology, has acquired Passkey, the travel industry's leading hotel booking technology for meetings and events. Passkey's cloud-based platform, GroupMAX, is used by thousands of hotels, destinations and meeting planners worldwide to manage the hotel accommodation process.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Lanyon, Inc.
Lanyon is the leading provider of cloud-based software for the Meetings and Events industry, and Transient Hotel Programs. Leveraging more than 40 years of industry experience, the Company enables thousands of associations, Small to Mid-sized Businesses and enterprise organizations around the world."
target: Passkey
Passkey is the travel industry's leading hotel booking technology for meetings and events. The Company's cloud-based platform, GroupMAX, is used by thousands of hotels, destinations and meeting planners worldwide to manage the hotel accommodation process for events of every size.
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announced 9/16/2009 via Company Press Release

Open Table, Inc., will acquire GuestBridge, Inc.

synopsis: OpenTable, Inc., a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants announced it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets and certain liabilities of GuestBridge, Inc., a provider of guest management solutions.
buyer: Open Table, Inc. (OPEN:$198.33)
OpenTable is a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants. OpenTable has more than 11,000 restaurant customers, and since its inception in 1998, has seated more than 110 million diners around the world."
target: GuestBridge, Inc.
GuestBridge, Inc. provides leading-edge reservation, wait, table and guest management solutions to restaurants, night clubs, private clubs and ticketed event venues.
price ($mm)
$3.00
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closed 10/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hoist Group, acquired HotelEngine EU

synopsis: Sweden-based Hoist Group has acquired HotelEngine, a Finnish online platform that seamlessly integrates with hotel websites to better improve online booking systems. Through the acquisition, Hoist Group strengthens its offering to help customers increase the number of direct bookings.
buyer: Hoist Group
Sweden-based Hoist Group is a hospitality partner for hotels and public operations. Hoist Group is the market leader in innovative High-Speed Internet Access, Conference services, TV & Content solutions, Property Management Systems, and back-office software as well as other guest-facing amenities. "
target: HotelEngine EU
Finland-based Hotelengine.eu is recognized as a professional and trusted partner in delivering online reservation systems. Hotelengine has over 10 years of experience with implementing online booking systems, such as Opera Property Management System and MyFidelio.
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closed 2/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Connexions Loyalty, acquired Tavisca Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Affinion Group, a global leader in loyalty and customer engagement, announced the acquisition of one of its top technology partners, Tavisca Solutions, a leading provider of innovative technology to the travel industry. Tavisca is being combined into Affinion Group's Connexions Loyalty division.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: Connexions Loyalty
Connexions Loyalty helps organizations motivate, reward and retain their customers and partners. The world's top brands turn to us for loyalty management, consumer rewards, rewards fulfillment and card benefits. "
target: Tavisca Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Tavisca Solutions powers more than 4.8 million travel bookings per year for leading B2C, loyalty-based travel and B2B travel companies globally. Tavisca Solutions helps travel brands transform into technology-centric market leaders in travel, empowering their vision and scaling their business.
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closed 7/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Concur Technologies, Inc., acquired GDSX, Ltd.

synopsis: Concur has acquired substantially all of the assets of GDSX, Ltd., a leader in Travel Management Company ("TMC") mid-office technology solutions. GDSX provides cloud-based tools and services that enable mid-office automation, pre-trip authorization, trip disruption solutions and a centralized trip repository.
buyer: Concur Technologies, Inc. (CNQR:$667.89)
Concur is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. Through Concur's open platform the entire travel and expense ecosystem of customers, suppliers, and developers can access and extend Concur's T&E cloud. "
target: GDSX, Ltd.
GDSX, Ltd. is a software solutions provider to the travel industry, specializing in technology, services, consulting, and revenue growth opportunities.
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closed 10/20/2010 via PR Newswire

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Escapia, Inc.

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc. – the world's leading online vacation rental marketplace – announced its acquisition of vacation rental software provider, Escapia, Inc. Escapia is the proven leader in web-based vacation rental management software and online marketing solutions.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 50 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that comprises more than 130,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. "
target: Escapia, Inc.
Escapia, Inc., founded in 2000, is leading the Internet revolution in the $24 billion vacation rental industry with a comprehensive Internet business platform and a breakthrough consumer booking service.
price ($mm)
$9.31
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EBITDA ($mm)
$2.15
EBIT ($mm)
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Source Interlink Companies, Inc.
Source Interlink Companies, Inc.
Source Interlink Companies, Inc., headquartered in Bonita Springs, Florida, is a leading integrated media, publishing, merchandising and distribution company. Its operating divisions are Periodical Fulfillment Services and Source Interlink Media.
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2008
rev ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Italian Exhibition Group
Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is the Italian leader in the organization of trade expos and one of the main players in Europe in the expo and conference sector, with its venues in Rimini and Vicenza. The group organizes events for food & beverage, jewelry & fashion, tourism, hospitality, and more.
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$202.47
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
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Ticker: BIT:DIG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital360
Digital360 is the leading group in Italy in the B2B offering of editorial content, communication and marketing services, lead generation, events and webinars, advisory, advocacy and coaching, in the context of Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurial Innovation. They are based in Milano, Italy.
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$15.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.93
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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ExpoMedia Group, PLC.
Expomedia Group develops and manages the chain of state-of-the-art exhibition and conference centres, EXPO XXI International Expocentres, in key markets where multi-functional event space is in demand.
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Ticker: BSE:532440
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MPS Limited
MPS Limited
MPS provides platform, learning, and content solutions and is a global partner to the world’s leading enterprises, publishers, learning companies, and content aggregators.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Vitesse Media plc
Vitesse Media plc
Vitesse Media is a digital media and events company specializing in enterprise technology, growth business, investment and diversity. Their award-winning magazines and content, engaging and responsive websites, exciting events and highly acclaimed research touched millions.
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$27.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.69)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
148
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Ticker: LSE:CAU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Centaur Media plc
Centaur Media plc
Centaur Media is a leading UK based business information, publishing and events group. It provides marketing and information solutions to buyers and sellers within several high value professional and commercial market communities.
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$91.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.59
EBIT ($mm)
$2.07
Net Income ($mm)
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Sportsfield Co., Ltd.
Sportsfield Co., Ltd.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$17.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.96
EBIT ($mm)
$1.80
Net Income ($mm)
$1.22
Employees
201
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Lombardi Media Corporation
Lombardi Media Corporation is a publishing and direct marketing company. The Corporation publishes consumer newsletters, books and information databases in print and on-line format for approximately 250,000 customers.
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$16.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.00
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0
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Ticker: EB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eventbrite
Eventbrite
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world.
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2020
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$162.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($189.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($204.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1126
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RBC Holding
RBC is one of Russia's largest and most dynamic media companies. It operates in the Internet, television and print media segments. RBC occupies a leading position on the business information market in Russia and the CIS, and is expanding its presence in the area of general interest Internet.
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$144.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.98
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: TSE:3966
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uzabase
Uzabase
UZABASE, Inc. provides industry and corporate information database services primarily in Japan. The company operates SPEEDA, an information platform, which offers comprehensive company and industry analysis for business professionals. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$45.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.19
EBIT ($mm)
$5.72
Net Income ($mm)
$3.93
Employees
241
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$2,544.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,068.30
EBIT ($mm)
$839.60
Net Income ($mm)
$463.90
Employees
8068
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Ticker: OTCPK:FBSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fastbase Inc.
Fastbase Inc.
Fastbase is a web and database analytics company that offers a growing suite of tools to support B2B marketing and sales. The Fastbase platform gathers and displays detailed information on website visitors, including the name of the company and the contact information of company employees.
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2019
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: TSE:2491
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Value Commerce Co., Ltd.
Value Commerce Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, Value Commerce is the number one service in the online reservation system market exclusive for hotels and inns. They account for approximately 60% of the share of major travel advertisers affiliated in the “Value Commerce Affiliate” travel category provided by the company.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$217.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.47
EBIT ($mm)
$41.10
Net Income ($mm)
$28.51
Employees
233
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Ticker: OPEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OpenTable
OpenTable
OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation.
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2014
rev ($mm)
$198.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$60.20
EBIT ($mm)
$46.55
Net Income ($mm)
$22.60
Employees
664
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