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closed 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cinven, acquired One.com

synopsis: One of the biggest providers of domain names and web hosting in Europe with around 1.5 million customers, Denmark-based One.com has been sold by private equity firm Accel-KKR to Cinven, another private equity firm that focuses on investments in Europe.
buyer: Cinven
Cinven is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. The firm hfocuses entirely on larger European buyouts. They focus their industry expertise in six sectors: business services, financial services, healthcare, industrials, consumer, and TMT. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: One.com
Established in 2002 in Denmark, One.com is one of Europe’s leading providers of domain names and web hosting services to small to medium enterprises (‘SMEs’) and small-office home-offices (‘SOHOs’). One.com has 270 employees and serves more than 1 million customers, with a focus on Northern Europe.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Combell Group, acquired switchplus.ch

synopsis: Combell Group, a digital enabler for small businesses in Northwestern Europe, has acquired switchplus.ch from SWITCH, a Swiss foundation that is committed to improving the digital world. switchplus.ch is a domain registrar in Switzerland. They offer over 500 domain names and useful tools that allow their clients to customize their website.
buyer: Combell Group
Combell Group is the leading digital enabler for entrepreneurs and small businesses in Northwestern Europe. The group consists of several well-known hosting brands, offering services from domain names, email and shared hosting to online presence, e-commerce solutions and server hosting in the cloud."
target parent: SWITCH (Switzerland)
target: switchplus.ch
switchplus.ch is the number one domain registrar in Switzerland. switchplus.ch offers over 500 domain names and useful tools that allow their clients to customize their website. switchplus.ch is a trusted brand for Swiss SMEs.
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closed 9/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, acquired GlobeHosting Inc.

synopsis: CentralNic, a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally, has acquired GlobeHosting, a world leader in domain name registration. GlobeHosting provides internet business solutions, such as selling domains, virtual and dedicated servers, payment gateway, and SSL Certificates.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$170.75)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target: GlobeHosting Inc.
GlobeHosting is a world leader in domain name registration. The company provides internet business solutions, such as selling domains, virtual and dedicated servers, payment gateway, and SSL Certificates. Their hosting plans enable SMBs to establish their identity on the internet.
price ($mm)
$3.01
rev ($mm)
$1
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$0
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3.1x
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6.2x
announced 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, will acquire Dada S.p.A.

synopsis: HgCapital, a private equity firm, will acquire 69.4% of DADA S.p.A. from Libero Acquisition S.à r.l., an investment vehicle of Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l. DADA S.p.A. is an international leader in online presence and visibility services (domains, hosting, servers, website creation, online brand protection) for European SMEs.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a sector expert private equity investor, supporting management teams to grow industry champions. They invest in expanding segments of the TMT, Services and Industrials sectors across Western Europe. HgCapital manages close to £9 billion for leading institutional and private investors. "
target parent: Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l.
target: Dada S.p.A. (BIT:DA:$76.75)
DADA S.p.A. is an international leader in online presence and visibility services (domains, hosting, servers, website creation, online brand protection) for European SMEs. DADA has over 650 thousand business customers, 1.9 million domains under management, and 650 thousand active hosting plans.
price ($mm)[EV]
$55 [$86]*
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
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1.4x
EV / EBITDA
13.1x
closed 2/1/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Web.com, Inc., acquired Donweb.com

synopsis: Web.com Group, Inc., a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Donweb.com, a leading Latin American web hosting and domain registration company.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com Group, Inc. is a global provider of a full range of Internet services to small businesses to help them compete and succeed online. Web.com meets the needs of small businesses anywhere along their lifecycle with affordable, subscription-based solutions. "
target: Donweb.com
Donweb.com is a leading Latin American web hosting and domain registration company with more than 120,000 customers, 110,000 registered domains and 150,000 hosted sites.
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closed 1/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Demand Media, Inc., acquired Name.com

synopsis: Demand Media®, a leading digital media company, announced the acquisition of Denver-based Name.com, a domain name registrar known for its strong retail footprint, award-winning customer service and creative spirit. The acquisition is intended to expand Demand Media’s platform as it prepares for the historic release of new Top Level Domains.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (LFGR:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a leading digital media company that informs and entertains one of the internet’s largest audiences, helps advertisers find innovative ways to engage with their customers and enables publishers to expand their online presence. "
target: Name.com
Founded in 2003, Name.com customers have registered nearly 1.5 million domains, and use the company’s tools and services to grow their online presence. Name.com provides a direct channel to reach consumers and small businesses as they develop and manage their online identities.
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closed 12/31/2011 via Capital IQ

GS Capital Partners, Warburg Pincus, acquired Endurance International Group

synopsis: Warburg Pincus LLC and Goldman Sachs Group, Merchant Banking Division completed the acquisition of a majority stake in The Endurance International Group, Inc., a leading provider of web hosting and online services to small and medium-sized business.
buyer: Warburg Pincus
buyer: GS Capital Partners
Warburg Pincus is a leading global private equity firm. The firm has more than $30 billion in assets under management. GS Capital Partners VI is the current private equity vehicle through which Goldman Sachs conducts its large, privately negotiated, corporate equity investment activities. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: Endurance International Group (EIGI:$1,100.57)
A leading provider of web hosting and online services to small and medium-sized business, Endurance International Group manages over 1.9 million unique web hosting accounts and more than 7.7 million domain names.
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$975
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closed 10/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Web.com, Inc., acquired Network Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Web.com Group, Inc., a leading provider of internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Network Solutions from NetSol Holdings LLC. Network Solutions offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com Group, Inc. is a leading provider of internet services and online marketing solutions for small and medium businesses. Web.com meets the needs of small and medium businesses anywhere along their lifecycle by offering a full range of online services and support. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: Network Solutions, LLC
Network Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of online solutions for small businesses who want to be found on the Internet or sell online, and the pioneer of the domain name registration service, offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
price ($mm)
$794
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EBITDA ($mm)
$90
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8.8x
closed 10/14/2008 via BusinessWire

Accel-KKR, acquired Endurance International Group

synopsis: Audax Group announced it has completed the sale of The Endurance International Group to Accel-KKR. Based in Burlington, Massachusetts, Endurance is a leading provider of subscription-based, shared web site hosting and other online applications and services to individuals and small-to-medium sized businesses.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused private equity firm with over $1 billion in assets under management. The firm invests primarily in software and IT-enabled businesses well positioned for top-line and bottom-line growth. "
target parent: Audax Group
target: Endurance International Group (EIGI:$1,100.57)
Since 1997, The Endurance International Group has been a leading provider of shared Web site hosting and other online services to individuals and small-to-medium sized businesses. We serve our customers through a variety of well-known hosting brands.
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closed 3/8/2007 via BusinessWire

General Atlantic, LLC, acquired Network Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Network Solutions, the leading provider of online solutions for small businesses, announced that General Atlantic, a leading global private equity firm, has completed its transaction to acquire Network Solutions from Najafi Companies (formerly Pivotal Private Equity). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: General Atlantic, LLC
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. GA combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers. "
target parent: Najafi Companies
target: Network Solutions, Inc.
Network Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of online solutions for small businesses who want to be found on the Internet or sell online, and the pioneer of the domain name registration service, offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
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closed 11/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Data102, acquired Icyshout

synopsis: Colorado datacentre Data102 has announced that they have acquired Icyshout, a growing Colorado Springs website hosting company. Icyshout provides hosting for websites, email, streaming radio services and virtual private servers (VPS).
buyer: Data102
Data102 has accomplished the task of providing Southern Colorado a nationally competitive destination for enterprise IT solutions. "
target: Icyshout
Icyshout is Colorado Springs premiere Website Hosting, Virtual Private Server, and Streaming Radio provider. They cater to small and medium sized businesses who are looking for a responsive, local hosting provider who will help them host their company and personal websites.
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closed 6/21/2012 via Company Press Release

M247 Limited, acquired Red Fox Hosting

synopsis: British-based company M247 has acquired fellow web-hosts Red Fox Hosting. Red Fox Hosting provides small businesses and individuals with affordable, high-quality, reliable UK hosting services.
buyer: M247 Limited
M247 is a leading Internet Infrastructure and ICT company with extensive networks established throughout the UK and Europe. "
target: Red Fox Hosting
Red Fox Hosting provides small businesses and individuals with affordable, high-quality, reliable UK hosting services in an intuitive "Easy as 1-2-3" format backed by knowledgeable, responsive, and friendly support. It is our passion to establish and maintain your online web presence.
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announced 5/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

E-Kong Group Ltd., will acquire Cybersite Pte Ltd.

synopsis: E-Kong Group Ltd. acquires Cybersite Pte Ltd., a provider of webhosting services based in Singapore.
buyer: E-Kong Group Ltd. (SEHK:524:$9.03)
E-Kong Group Limited, an investment holding company, provides telecommunication services in the United States, China, Hong Kong, and Singapore. "
target: Cybersite Pte Ltd.
Cybersite is a web presence provider. Their only business is web and email hosting, they are able to focus their attention solely on the performance of their clients website. Their clients include many MNC, Government Agencies, Small and Medium Sizes Companies and start-up Companies.
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$2.29
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closed 2/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Warrior Girl Corp, acquired Hostwire

synopsis: Warrior Girl Corp, a holding company for a series of diversified online projects, has announced that it has acquired Hostwire.com in an all stock transaction. Since 2002, HostWire has provided affordable and reliable web hosting services for individuals and businesses alike.
buyer: Warrior Girl Corp (WRGL:$0.00)
Warrior Girl Corp (WRGL) is a holding company for a series of diversified online projects that span B2C operations, financial services, online hosting, web services and social media. WRGL also acts as an incubator for online start-up businesses. "
target: Hostwire
Since 2002, HostWire has provided affordable and reliable web hosting services for individuals and businesses alike. Its services include web hosting, dedicated servers, e-commerce web hosting, shared hosting, VPS hosting, and more.
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closed 12/29/2011 via BusinessWire

VistaPrint N.V., acquired Webs, Inc.

synopsis: Vistaprint N.V., a leading online provider of professional marketing products and services to micro businesses, announced it has completed its acquisition of Webs, Inc., the popular, do-it-yourself suite of websites, Facebook Pages and mobile presence solutions for small businesses.
buyer: VistaPrint N.V. (CMPR:$2,592.54)
Vistaprint provides more than eleven million micro businesses and consumers annually with affordable, professional options to make an impression. VistaPrint's business model is supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities, and direct marketing expertise. "
target: Webs, Inc.
Webs, Inc. is the world’s most popular do-it-yourself solution to create a free website, having served over 40 million users. Webs enables small businesses and entrepreneurs to easily make a great-looking website and project a professional image.
price ($mm)
$105
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closed 8/3/2009 via PR Newswire

Hostopia, purchased Customer Assets from Aplus.Net

synopsis: Hostopia.com Inc., a unit of Deluxe Corporation, closed the previously announced acquisition of the shared Web services customer assets of Abacus America Inc., doing business as Aplus.net. The transaction will bring over 80,000 small business subscribers to the Deluxe customer base.
buyer parent: Deluxe Corporation
buyer: Hostopia
Hostopia is a leading provider of web services that enable small- and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence. The company's customers are communication services providers, including telecommunication carriers, cable companies and internet service providers. "
seller parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
seller: Aplus.Net
Aplus.Net specializes in helping small businesses build an online customer base with a comprehensive range of services that includes web hosting and design, dedicated servers, online marketing, e-commerce, domain name registration, and much more.
price ($mm)
$28
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closed 6/19/2008 via

Deluxe Corporation, acquired Hostopia

synopsis: Deluxe Corporation and Hostopia.com Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Deluxe to acquire Hostopia, a leading provider of web services that enable small and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence.
buyer: Deluxe Corporation (DLX:$2,011.32)
Deluxe Corp. provides a wide range of customized products and services: personalized printed items, promotional products, web services, fraud prevention and marketing services, financial institution customer loyalty and retention programs and business networking services. "
target: Hostopia
Hostopia is a leading provider of web services that enable small- and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence. The company's customers are communication services providers, including telecommunication carriers, cable companies and internet service providers.
price ($mm)
$120
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.9x
closed 12/5/2006 via PR Newswire

Catalyst Investors, L.P., acquired Aplus.Net

synopsis: Catalyst Investors is pleased to announce the acquisition of Aplus.Net, a leading web presence firm operating under the brand names Aplus.Net and Cedant. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
Catalyst Investors is a private equity fund that provides equity capital to media, communications and related Internet services industries. We focus on growth areas within the middle market, investing $5 to $30 million alongside management teams to fund expansion, acquisitions or recapitalizations. "
target: Aplus.Net
Aplus.Net specializes in helping small businesses build an online customer base with a comprehensive range of services that includes web hosting and design, dedicated servers, online marketing, e-commerce, domain name registration, and much more.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

SiteTech Group, acquired WebSlice Limited

synopsis: SiteTech Group is excited to announce the acquisition of WebSlice Limited, a respected New Zealand hosting provider with products in the Cloud Servers, Dedicated Servers and Shared Hosting markets. WebSlice customers will continue to receive the same services they have over the past few years with the extra resources provided by the SiteTech Group.
buyer: SiteTech Group
SiteTech Group, established in 2004 is one of New Zealand’s largest hosting and cloud services providers. Independently owned and operated SiteTech Group provides service for thousands of customers in New Zealand and around the world, from large enterprises to SME’s. "
target: WebSlice Limited
WebSlice Limited is a respected hosting provider with products in the Cloud Servers, Dedicated Servers and Shared Hosting markets. They host websites for thousands of local small to medium businesses, including basic websites to complex, large scale e-commerce systems and other web related services.
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closed 5/12/2015 via Company Press Release

TekLinks Inc., acquired Claris Networks, LLC

synopsis: Birmingham-based IT solutions provider TekLinks, Inc., announced that it has acquired Claris Networks. Established in 1998, Claris Networks is a privately-owned provider of advanced IT services including cloud, managed, healthcare IT, and strategic consulting to small and mid-sized businesses in Nashville, Chattanooga, and Knoxville, TN.
buyer parent: Pamlico Capital
buyer: TekLinks Inc.
TekLinks is a leading service provider of integrated business IT solutions to businesses throughout Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and the Gulf South. Their solutions include engineering architecture, support, and consulting services, as well as managed and cloud services. "
target: Claris Networks, LLC
Claris Networks, LLC provides cloud computing, managed services and IT support to small & medium-sized businesses across the Southeast from its offices in Knoxville, Nashville, and Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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closed 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

One.com, acquired Hostnet bv

synopsis: One.com, a leading European provider of web hosting services, has acquired Hostnet, a Dutch provider of hosting services. Hostnet serves more than 210,000 customers, with a focus on SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises). They offer services for domain registration, web hosting, virtual private servers, Microsoft Office 365, and email.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: One.com
One.com is an innovative supplier of web hosting services. Established in 2002 in Denmark, One.com is one of the leading companies in Europe within the provision of domain names and sales of web hosting services to small to medium enterprises (‘SMEs’) and small-office home-offices (‘SOHOs’). "
target: Hostnet bv
Hostnet is a Dutch provider of hosting services. Hostnet serves more than 210,000 customers, with a focus on SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises). They offer services for domain registration, web hosting, virtual private servers, Microsoft Office 365, and email.
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closed 2/10/2020 via Company Press Release

One.com, acquired Syse AS

synopsis: One.com, a leading UK based provider of web hosting services and domain names to private customers, small-to-medium enterprises, and home offices, has acquired SYSE AS, a leader in Norwegian web hosting. SYSE’s product portfolio includes its Tornado Web Server solution, which provides ultra-scalable and secure web hosting at competitive pricing.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: One.com
One.com is an innovative supplier of web hosting services. Established in 2002 in Denmark, One.com is one of the leading companies in Europe within the provision of domain names and sales of web hosting services to small to medium enterprises (‘SMEs’) and small-office home-offices (‘SOHOs’). "
target: Syse AS
SYSE is a leading provider of web hosting services in Norway. The company's self-developed product portfolio includes the innovative Tornado Web Server solution, which provides ultra-scalable and secure web hosting at a fraction of the cost of other cloud solutions.
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closed 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

One.com, acquired Digital Garden AS

synopsis: Denmark-based One.com, a leading European provider of web hosting services and domain names to private customers, small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs), and small-office home-offices, has acquired Digital Garden, a Norwegian web hosting business that provides domain names, web hosting, email hosting, and several add-on products predominantly to SMEs.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: One.com
One.com is an innovative supplier of web hosting services. Established in 2002 in Denmark, One.com is one of the leading companies in Europe within the provision of domain names and sales of web hosting services to small to medium enterprises (‘SMEs’) and small-office home-offices (‘SOHOs’). "
target: Digital Garden AS
Digital Garden is one of Norway’s leading web hosting businesses. Digital Garden was formed through the merger of UniWeb and FastName and provides domain names, web hosting, and email hosting as well as several add-on products predominantly to small-to-medium enterprises.
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closed 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cinven, acquired One.com

synopsis: One of the biggest providers of domain names and web hosting in Europe with around 1.5 million customers, Denmark-based One.com has been sold by private equity firm Accel-KKR to Cinven, another private equity firm that focuses on investments in Europe.
buyer: Cinven
Cinven is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. The firm hfocuses entirely on larger European buyouts. They focus their industry expertise in six sectors: business services, financial services, healthcare, industrials, consumer, and TMT. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: One.com
Established in 2002 in Denmark, One.com is one of Europe’s leading providers of domain names and web hosting services to small to medium enterprises (‘SMEs’) and small-office home-offices (‘SOHOs’). One.com has 270 employees and serves more than 1 million customers, with a focus on Northern Europe.
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closed 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

One.com, acquired Hostnet bv

synopsis: One.com, a leading European provider of web hosting services, has acquired Hostnet, a Dutch provider of hosting services. Hostnet serves more than 210,000 customers, with a focus on SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises). They offer services for domain registration, web hosting, virtual private servers, Microsoft Office 365, and email.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: One.com
One.com is an innovative supplier of web hosting services. Established in 2002 in Denmark, One.com is one of the leading companies in Europe within the provision of domain names and sales of web hosting services to small to medium enterprises (‘SMEs’) and small-office home-offices (‘SOHOs’). "
target: Hostnet bv
Hostnet is a Dutch provider of hosting services. Hostnet serves more than 210,000 customers, with a focus on SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises). They offer services for domain registration, web hosting, virtual private servers, Microsoft Office 365, and email.
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closed 2/10/2020 via Company Press Release

One.com, acquired Syse AS

synopsis: One.com, a leading UK based provider of web hosting services and domain names to private customers, small-to-medium enterprises, and home offices, has acquired SYSE AS, a leader in Norwegian web hosting. SYSE’s product portfolio includes its Tornado Web Server solution, which provides ultra-scalable and secure web hosting at competitive pricing.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: One.com
One.com is an innovative supplier of web hosting services. Established in 2002 in Denmark, One.com is one of the leading companies in Europe within the provision of domain names and sales of web hosting services to small to medium enterprises (‘SMEs’) and small-office home-offices (‘SOHOs’). "
target: Syse AS
SYSE is a leading provider of web hosting services in Norway. The company's self-developed product portfolio includes the innovative Tornado Web Server solution, which provides ultra-scalable and secure web hosting at a fraction of the cost of other cloud solutions.
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closed 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

One.com, acquired Digital Garden AS

synopsis: Denmark-based One.com, a leading European provider of web hosting services and domain names to private customers, small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs), and small-office home-offices, has acquired Digital Garden, a Norwegian web hosting business that provides domain names, web hosting, email hosting, and several add-on products predominantly to SMEs.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: One.com
One.com is an innovative supplier of web hosting services. Established in 2002 in Denmark, One.com is one of the leading companies in Europe within the provision of domain names and sales of web hosting services to small to medium enterprises (‘SMEs’) and small-office home-offices (‘SOHOs’). "
target: Digital Garden AS
Digital Garden is one of Norway’s leading web hosting businesses. Digital Garden was formed through the merger of UniWeb and FastName and provides domain names, web hosting, and email hosting as well as several add-on products predominantly to small-to-medium enterprises.
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announced 3/6/2019 via PE Hub

Cinven, will acquire INSEEC U.

synopsis: International private equity firm, Cinven announced that it has agreed to the acquisition of INSEEC U., a leading European institution of private higher education and research. INSEEC U. offers degrees and accreditation programs principally in Management & Business, Engineering, Communications & Marketing and Political Science.
buyer: Cinven
Cinven, headquartered in the UK, is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. The firm focuses entirely on larger European buyouts. They focus their industry expertise in six sectors: business services, financial services, healthcare, industrials, consumer, and TMT. "
target parent: Career Education Corporation
target: INSEEC U.
INSEEC U. is a French private institution of higher education and multidisciplinary research in Management, Engineering, Communication and Political Science. It trains 25,000 students and managers every year, from Bachelor to DBA, in its partner institutions and universities in Europe and Asia.
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closed 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cinven, acquired One.com

synopsis: One of the biggest providers of domain names and web hosting in Europe with around 1.5 million customers, Denmark-based One.com has been sold by private equity firm Accel-KKR to Cinven, another private equity firm that focuses on investments in Europe.
buyer: Cinven
Cinven is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. The firm hfocuses entirely on larger European buyouts. They focus their industry expertise in six sectors: business services, financial services, healthcare, industrials, consumer, and TMT. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: One.com
Established in 2002 in Denmark, One.com is one of Europe’s leading providers of domain names and web hosting services to small to medium enterprises (‘SMEs’) and small-office home-offices (‘SOHOs’). One.com has 270 employees and serves more than 1 million customers, with a focus on Northern Europe.
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closed 12/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Allegro Group Sp. Ltd., acquired eBilet.pl

synopsis: Allegro, a leading online marketplace in Poland, has acquired a majority stake in eBilet.pl, the largest online ticket sales platform in Poland. eBilet.pl offers tickets for a variety of cultural and entertainment events in Poland. Consumers can buy tickets for theaters, concerts, sports, operas, conventions and more.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: Allegro Group Sp. Ltd.
Allegro is a leading online marketplace in Poland. Allegro offers products in various categories, including electronics, fashion, home and garden, grocery, child, beauty, health, culture and entertainment, sport and more. They also offer a classifieds section for cars and real estate. "
target: eBilet.pl
eBilet.pl is the largest online ticket sales platform in Poland. eBilet.pl offers tickets for a variety of cultural and entertainment events in Poland. Consumers can buy tickets for theaters, concerts, sports, operas, conventions and more.
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closed 1/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

NEC Corp., acquired Northgate Public Services

synopsis: NEC Corporation has announced the acquisition of UK-based IT services company Northgate Public Services Limited. Established in 1969, NPS develops software and services for the public sector, mainly in the UK, and employs approximately 1,400 software engineers throughout the UK and India.
buyer: NEC Corp. (TSE:6701:$28,327.95)
NEC Corporation is a Japanese multinational provider of information technology services and products, headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. It provides IT and network solutions to business enterprises, communications services providers and to government agencies. "
target parent: Cinven
target: Northgate Public Services
Established in 1969, Northgate Public Services develops software and services for the public sector, mainly in the UK, and employs approximately 1,400 software engineers throughout the UK and India.
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closed 11/6/2017 via PR Web

BioClinica, Inc., acquired MDDX

synopsis: Bioclinica, a specialty clinical trials services and technology provider, has acquired MDDX, a developer of tools that have been used by researchers in dozens of global research trials. MDDX has created the most advanced cloud research image management platform that provides a private, searchable online image repository with a 20-year lifespan.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: BioClinica, Inc.
Bioclinica is a specialty services provider that utilizes expertise and technology to create clarity in the clinical trial process. Bioclinica is organized into three business segments to deliver focused service and multifaceted technologies. "
target: MDDX
MDDX has developed nearly a dozen tools that have been used by thousands of researchers in dozens of global research trials. The company has created the most advanced cloud research image management platform that provides a private, searchable online image repository with a 20-year lifespan.
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announced 10/14/2016 via Financial Times

Cinven, Mid Europa Partners LLP, Permira, will acquire Allegro Group Sp. Ltd.

synopsis: Funds advised by Cinven Limited, Permira Advisers Ltd. and Mid Europa Partners LLP agreed to acquire Allegro Group, an online auction website based in Poznań, from Naspers Limited, the South African media group.
buyer: Cinven
buyer: Permira
buyer: Mid Europa Partners LLP
Cinven Limited is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. Permira Advisors Ltd is a global investment firm. Mid Europa Partners is an independent private equity investment firm focused on Central and Eastern Europe. "
target parent: Naspers Ltd.
target: Allegro Group Sp. Ltd.
Allegro is an online auction website based in Poznań and was formed in 1999. Immensely popular in Poland, Allegro is ranked 194th among the world's most used online websites by Alexa Internet compared to eBay UK at 92nd and eBay Germany at 77th as of Dec 2014.
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$3,253
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closed 11/30/2015 via PR Newswire

CPA Global, acquired Innography

synopsis: CPA Global, the world's leading specialist in intellectual property (IP) software and services, announced the acquisition of premier IP search and analytics software provider Innography. Innography wants to bring big data analytics to the IP market and position the role of IP-related insights at the forefront of the business decision-making.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: CPA Global
CPA Global is the world's leading IP management services and software specialist. Trusted by many of the world's best-known corporations and law firms to help them manage risk, cost and capacity, and realise greater value for their businesses and IP assets. "
target: Innography
Innography provides answers to questions about intellectual property to help organisations improve their business. Innography's software suite combines unique correlation and visualisation technologies to enable users to gain insights for managing, extending and exploiting their patent portfolios.
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closed 1/22/2014 via AP - Associated Press

CPA Global, acquired Patrafee

synopsis: CPA Global, one of the world's top intellectual property (IP) management and software specialists, announced the acquisition of leading Nordic IP services provider Patrafee AB. Patrafee AB offers services and software solutions for the management of IP Rights to law firms and IP Rights holders worldwide.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: CPA Global
CPA Global is the world's top intellectual property management specialist, and a leading provider of legal services outsourcing. CPA Global supports many of the world's best known corporations and law firms with a range of IP and broader legal services. "
target: Patrafee
Patrafee is an intellectual property (IP) services and software company. It offers services and software solutions for the management of IP Rights to law firms and IP Rights holders worldwide. Patrafee has more than 30 years' experience of IP management as a market leader in the Nordic countries.
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closed 2/20/2013 via BNC Analysis

CPA Global, acquired First To File

synopsis: CPA Global acquired IP-focused document management company First To File Inc. First To File, Inc. develops and delivers IP information management technology solutions.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: CPA Global
CPA Global is the world's top intellectual property management specialist, and a leading provider of legal services outsourcing. CPA Global supports many of the world's best known corporations and law firms with a range of IP and broader legal services. "
target: First To File
First To File, Inc. develops and delivers IP information management technology solutions. First to File’s® Electronic File Room™ is the world’s leading web-based, patent prosecution and management service.
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closed 8/3/2011 via PR Newswire

Kendall Hunt Publishing Co., purchased Six Mathematics Textbook Programs from Key Curriculum Press

synopsis: Key Curriculum Press has sold six high school mathematics textbook programs to Kendall Hunt Publishing. Key Curriculum Press develops effective, high-quality mathematics and science instructional materials and software. In addition, it offers professional development workshops, online courses and webinars.
buyer: Kendall Hunt Publishing Co.
Kendall Hunt Publishing Company publishes educational curricula for kindergarten, college, medical, and professional education. It offers curriculum programs, and professional and supplemental materials for teachers and other educators. "
seller parent: Cinven
seller: Key Curriculum Press
Key Curriculum Press develops effective, high-quality mathematics and science instructional materials and software. In addition, the company offers professional development workshops, online courses and webinars to educators.
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closed 2/2/2010 via Capital IQ

EQT Funds Management Limited, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, acquired Springer Science & Business Media

synopsis: EQT, a leading European private equity fund, and GIC Special Investments, the private equity arm of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GIC”), have acquired 82% and 18% respectively of Springer Science+Business Media, the world’s second-largest scientific, technical and medical publisher.
buyer: EQT Funds Management Limited (EQT:$670.81)
buyer: Government of Singapore Investment Corporation
EQT is a leading private equity group with operations in in Northern and Eastern Europe and Asia. Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GIC”) is a global investment management company established in 1981 to manage Singapore's foreign reserves. "
target parent: Cinven
target: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners.
price ($mm)
$3,358
rev ($mm)
$1,227
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$367
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2.6x
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8.6x
closed 6/4/2008 via Company Press Release

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., purchased higher education titles from Key Curriculum Press

synopsis: Global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has acquired a list of higher education mathematics and statistics titles from Key College Publishing, the higher education division of Key Curriculum Press. Key Curriculum Press is a publisher of inquiry-based textbooks, software and supplemental materials for elementary, middle and high school students.
buyer: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A:$1,848.05)
John Wiley & Sons is a global publisher of print and electronic products, specializing in scientific, technical, and medical books and journals; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and textbooks and other educational materials for students as well as lifelong learners. "
seller parent: Cinven
seller: Key Curriculum Press
Key Curriculum Press specializes in print and electronic media for mathematics and is regarded in the USA as a pioneer in the effort to reform the mathematics curricula. The newly developed programs are aimed especially at the college and high school market.
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announced 7/5/2007 via Company Press Release

Springer Science & Business Media, will acquire Spektrum Akademischer Verlag

synopsis: Springer Science+Business Media and Elsevier GmbH have signed a binding agreement for the acquisition by Springer of the assets and liabilities of Spektrum Akademischer Verlag from Elsevier. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag (SAV) specializes in scientific publications.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
Spektrum Akademischer Verlag specialises in scientific publications and was acquired by Elsevier from Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck in 2003. The publishing programme includes 700 books and 3 journals, including the magazine BIOSpektrum. The vast majority of SAV’s publications are in German.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/20/2007 via

Springer Science & Business Media, purchased 29 journals, including Society from Transaction Publishers Incorporated

synopsis: Transaction Publishers is selling its journals portfolio to Springer Science+Business. In a move that will considerably expand its social sciences offering, Springer has acquired 29 journals from the New Jersey-based specialist publisher.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners. "
seller: Transaction Publishers Incorporated
Transaction Publishers is a major independent publisher of social scientific books, periodicals and serials. Transaction's mission is scholarly and professional inquiry into the nature of society. Transaction offers publications in older, established disciplines as well as recently established ones.
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closed 10/1/2006 via BNC Analysis

Vestar Capital Partners, acquired MediMedia USA

synopsis: Vestar Capital Partners together with members of MediMedia has closed the purchase of MediMedia, an innovative specialty healthcare communications, publishing and patient education company, from Cinven, The Carlyle Group and Apax Partners.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading international private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. The firm's investment strategy is targeted towards companies in the U.S., Europe, and Japan with valuations in the $100 million to $5 billion range. "
target parent: Cinven
target: MediMedia USA
MediMedia’s products and services include integrated and comprehensive health management programs, patient education content, and applications purchased by healthcare stakeholders: physicians, patients, employers, hospitals, health plans and pharmaceutical companies.
price ($mm)
$605
rev ($mm)
$280
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$53
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2.2x
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closed 9/5/2006 via BusinessWire

Springer Science & Business Media, acquired Humana Press

synopsis: Springer Science+Business Media has announced its acquisition of Humana Press Inc. a leading publisher of research-level books and journals in molecular biology, neuroscience, cancer research, and medicine.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners. "
target: Humana Press
Humana Press is a major worldwide publisher of books and journals in molecular biology, neuroscience, cancer research, and medicine.
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closed 11/10/2005 via PR Newswire

Springer Science & Business Media, acquired Current Medicine Group

synopsis: Springer Science+Business Media (Springer) has acquired the Current Medicine Group (CMG), a leading publisher for the healthcare community. CMG is based in the United Kingdom and the United States and consists of four different operating units.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners. "
target: Current Medicine Group
Current Medicine, Current Science, and Science Press Group have joined forces to bring you an even wider range of products and services. Under the banner of Current Medicine Group (CMG) we can now provide you with everything from review journals, monographs and image collections to specialist websi
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

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

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

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

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

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

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

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

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
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$34
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

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

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
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year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,100.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$279.00
EBIT ($mm)
$153.41
Net Income ($mm)
$19.72
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Ticker: ASX:WCG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Webcentral Group
Webcentral Group
Webcentral Group is a leading provider of digital services for small and medium Australian businesses. Webcentral Group provides domain names, web hosting, and digital performance marketing services through their Melbourne IT, Netregistry and WME brands.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$58.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.04
EBIT ($mm)
$1.25
Net Income ($mm)
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623
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Ticker: TSE:3923
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$49.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$9.32
Net Income ($mm)
$7.01
Employees
512
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
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year
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rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
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rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: TCX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tucows Inc.
Tucows Inc.
Tucows Inc. provides domain names, email and other services through its extensive reseller network, called its OpenSRS group. OpenSRS manages over eleven million domain names and millions of email boxes through a reseller network of over 11,000 web hosts and ISPs.
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2016
rev ($mm)
$186.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.91
EBIT ($mm)
$24.47
Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
325
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Ticker: ASX:IAB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inabox Group Limited
Inabox Group Limited
Inabox Group Limited is a leading supplier of next generation IT, cloud and IP telephony services. Established in 2003 and listed in 2013, they are one of the few providers in the market that offers a full suite of IT and telecommunications products.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$67.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.04
EBIT ($mm)
$1.76
Net Income ($mm)
$0.70
Employees
71
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Ticker: OM:BINERO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Binero Group AB
Binero Group AB
Binero Group is a Swedish supplier of digital infrastructure services for companies and individuals with a wide range of services within hosting and cloud services. Binero Group offers web hosting with various complimentary services, development & management of corporate IT infrastructure, and more.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$13.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.74
EBIT ($mm)
$0.07
Net Income ($mm)
$0.43
Employees
230
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Ticker: TSE:9449
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group is a Japan-based internet company. GMO Internet is one of the most comprehensive providers of industry-leading internet services worldwide. The group provides services for domain registration, web hosting, ecommerce, payment processing, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,797.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$311.81
EBIT ($mm)
$224.87
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4975
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,913.85
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$501.89
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,614.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$48.60
EBIT ($mm)
($14.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,537.25
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,307.71
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$199.44
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,081.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$857.00
EBIT ($mm)
$822.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,277.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$670.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$215.55
EBIT ($mm)
$199.55
Net Income ($mm)
$178.52
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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