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Bongo Learn, acquired SLIDE21

synopsis: Bongo has acquired SLIDE21, an Ottawa-based consulting company that specializes in Agile team development, Scrum training and certification, and business analysis. The two companies were partners prior to the acquisition, with Bongo’s video assessment solution powering the experiential learning and skill evaluation portions of SLIDE21’s programs.
buyer: Bongo Learn
Bongo is a video assessment & soft skill development platform. With its proprietary video technology and powerful feedback capabilities, Bongo enables the mastery of communication, collaboration, and critical thinking. Bongo was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Loveland, Colorado. "
target: SLIDE21
SLIDE21 is an Ottawa-based consulting company that specializes in Agile team development, Scrum training and certification, and business analysis. SLIDE21 was established in 2016 when founder Glenn Brule saw a need to focus on people in Agile project management practices.
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closed 6/14/2019 via PR Newswire

Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, acquired Project Management Academy

synopsis: Project Management Academy, the most trusted name in project management training whose offerings include PMP Training, Agile Certification Training and PDU Training, has been acquired by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, a leading middle-market private equity platform that has invested capital in a broad spectrum of industries for over two decades.
buyer parent: Morgan Stanley
buyer: Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP) is a leading middle-market private equity platform that has invested capital in a broad spectrum of industries for over two decades. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Project Management Academy
Project Management Academy is the most trusted name in project management training. Their offerings include PMP Training, Agile Certification Training, Master's Certificate in Advanced Project Management, Lean Six Sigma Training, and PDU Training.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BusinessWire

TRIGO Group, acquired EMC Consulting

synopsis: TRIGO Group, a global leader of quality solutions for the transportation industry, has acquired EMC Consulting, a Romanian training and consulting company with certified trainers and consultants. Their portfolio includes topics like lean manufacturing, lean six sigma, process engineering and logistics management.
buyer: TRIGO Group
TRIGO Group is a Global Quality Solutions provider for the transportation sector, focused on automotive and aerospace industries. TRIGO offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including quality engineering, rework, inspection, auditing, training, consulting, and project management. "
target: EMC Consulting
Founded in 2007, EMC Consulting is a training and consulting company with certified trainers and consultants. Their portfolio includes topics like lean manufacturing, lean six sigma, process engineering and logistics management. They are based in Romania.
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closed 4/15/2019 via BusinessWire

SHI International Corp., acquired Corporate Training Group, Inc.

synopsis: SHI International, one of North America’s top 10 largest IT solutions providers, has acquired Corporate Training Group, Inc. (CTG). A leading provider of training solutions, CTG has been helping businesses increase their productivity since 1991. CTG offers a robust course list for Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix and VMware solutions.
buyer: SHI International Corp.
Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $8.5 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. "
target: Corporate Training Group, Inc.
A leading provider of training solutions, Corporate Training Group (CTG) has been helping businesses increase their productivity since 1991. CTG offers a robust course list for Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix and VMware solutions.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Project Management Academy, acquired Watermark Learning

synopsis: Project Management Academy, the most trusted name in project management training, announced the strategic acquisition of Watermark Learning, a leader in business analysis, agile, project management, and process improvement training.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: Project Management Academy
Project Management Academy is the most trusted name in project management training. Their offerings include PMP Training, Agile Certification Training, Master's Certificate in Advanced Project Management, Lean Six Sigma Training, and PDU Training. "
target: Watermark Learning
Since 1992, Watermark Learning has delivered training, coaching, and certification preparation in Business Analysis, Agile, Project Management, Business Relationship Management, Business Process Management, and Leadership & Influencing Skills.
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closed 8/15/2018 via PE Hub

Project Management Academy, purchased Select Assets from IT Management and Leadership Institute

synopsis: Project Management Academy has acquired selected assets from the IT Management and Leadership Institute, which provides training for IT professionals. Among the assets purchased is a curriculum of courses in Strategic Business Skills, Communication, Problem Solving, and Team Building.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: Project Management Academy
Project Management Academy is the most trusted name in project management training. Their offerings include PMP Training, Agile Certification Training, Master's Certificate in Advanced Project Management, Lean Six Sigma Training, and PDU Training. "
seller: IT Management and Leadership Institute
The select assets include a curriculum of courses in Strategic Business Skills, Communication, Problem Solving, and Team Building aimed at helping project managers advance in their careers while helping companies complete more successful projects. ITMLI provides training for IT professionals.
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closed 5/22/2017 via PR Newswire

International Institute for Learning, acquired Orbital Training and Consulting

synopsis: Global training provider International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) announced that it has acquired Orbital Training and Consulting, a company that provides high-impact corporate learning solutions focusing on Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, business process improvement, Project Management, Agile, PMO and soft skills.
buyer: International Institute for Learning
International Institute for Learning ("IIL") is a global leader in training, consulting, coaching and customized course development, and is proud to be the educational provider of choice for thousands of global companies -- in more than 150 countries and for over 25 years. "
target: Orbital Training and Consulting
Orbital provides high-impact corporate learning solutions focusing on Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, business process improvement, Project Management, Agile, PMO and soft skills. Orbital is an accredited/approved center for the Institute for Leadership and Management.
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closed 1/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Leeds Equity Partners, acquired Project Management Academy

synopsis: Leeds Equity Partners, LLC announced it made an equity investment in Educate 360 Holdings, LLC (“Project Management Academy”). Project Management Academy is the most trusted name in project management training, offering PMP®, PMI-ACP®, Lean Six Sigma, and continuing education training (PDUs).
buyer: Leeds Equity Partners
Leeds Equity Partners is the pioneer in private equity investing in the knowledge sector, which includes the education, training, business services, and information services and software industries. Leeds Equity has deployed over $2.6 billion of capital in investments across the knowledge sector. "
target: Project Management Academy
Project Management Academy is the most trusted name in project management training. Their offerings include PMP Training, Agile Certification Training, Master's Certificate in Advanced Project Management, Lean Six Sigma Training, and PDU Training.
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announced 10/5/2015 via PR Newswire

International Institute for Learning, will acquire AFA Project Management Ltd.

synopsis: International Institute for Learning, Inc., an Accredited Training Organization devoted to excellence in learning, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire AFA Project Management Ltd., a management training company that provides accredited consultancy and training in AXELOS, APMG, and APM Best Practice methods.
buyer: International Institute for Learning
International Institute for Learning ("IIL") is a global leader in training, consulting, coaching and customized course development, and is proud to be the educational provider of choice for thousands of global companies -- in more than 150 countries and for over 24 years. "
target: AFA Project Management Ltd.
AFA Project Management Ltd. was established as a management consultancy organisation, and they became one of the original group of PRINCE2 Accredited Training Organisations. AFA is able to deliver training courses that combine excellent exam pass rates with realistic and practical guidance.
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closed 9/1/2017 via PR Newswire

GP Strategies Corporation, acquired CLS Performance Solutions

synopsis: Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation announced that it has acquired CLS Performance Solutions Limited. CLS is an independent provider of Enterprise Resource Planning end user adoption and training services in the United Kingdom.
buyer: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$504.99)
GP Strategies is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. They improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services. "
target: CLS Performance Solutions
CLS Performance Solutions is an independent provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) end user adoption and training services based in the United Kingdom. They develop and deliver successful learning solutions for ERP implementations for large multinational clients.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Permira, acquired Centro de Estudios Garrigues

synopsis: Permira, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in Centro de Estudios Garrigues from Garrigues, an international legal and tax services firm. Centro de Estudios Garrigues is a training centre in Spain. The centre provides training for law and business. They offer programs for business law practice, tax advice, HR, and more.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$38.5bn (€33bn) and makes long-term investments, including majority control investments as well as strategic minority investments. "
target parent: Garrigues
target: Centro de Estudios Garrigues
Centro de Estudios Garrigues is a leading training centre in Spain. Centro de Estudios Garrigues provides specialized training for law and business. They offer programs for business law practice, tax advice, human resources, compensation and benefits, corporate compliance, and more.
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closed 11/5/2014 via PR Newswire

Phoenix Strategy Investments, acquired PI Worldwide

synopsis: PI Worldwide, a leader in workforce analytics and science-driven insights that help optimize the performance and potential of individuals, teams, and organizations, announced that it has been acquired by Phoenix Strategy Investments.
buyer: Phoenix Strategy Investments
Phoenix Strategy is an entrepreneurial investment company formed to acquire and operate a small to medium sized privately-held business. Their principals take day-to-day operating roles in every investment they make. "
target: PI Worldwide
PI Worldwide is an international management consulting organization that enables clients to be more successful by focusing on their most important asset-their people. Using a proven, proprietary management tool known as the Predictive Index, they help align individual performance for their clients.
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closed 4/6/2010 via Company Press Release

Global Lead, LLC merged with Novations Group, Inc.,

synopsis: Global Lead joined Novations to create “Global Novations.” The new firm will provide a broader and more holistic suite of services around talent optimization, diversity training and leadership development, strengthening Global Novation's ability to help accelerate the achievement of business objectives.
buyer parent: MCG Global, LLC
buyer: Novations Group, Inc.
Novations Group Inc. (NGI) is a global professional services firm committed to building human performance through specific consulting, training, technology, and measurement solutions. "
target: Global Lead, LLC
Global Lead is an established provider of diversity & inclusion consulting and interactive solutions. Global Lead provides services to companies that include management recruitment, talent retention, supply chain relationships and executive training.
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closed 9/25/2006 via BusinessWire

BTS Group AB, acquired The Advantage Performance Group

synopsis: BTS Group AB, the world’s leading business simulation training and consulting company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the businesses of The Advantage Performance Group and The Real Learning Company according to the intentions communicated in a press release on August 6, 2006.
buyer: BTS Group AB (OM:BTS B:$191.29)
BTS Group AB is an international training and consultancy company in the field of business acumen. BTS uses tailor-made business simulations to support company managers in implementing change and improving profitability. "
target: The Advantage Performance Group
Advantage Performance Group (APG) is one of the world's largest and fastest growing human performance consulting networks. APG partners with world-class developers of training solutions and then applies a unique methodology to help organizations maximize their training ROI.
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closed 9/25/2006 via BusinessWire

BTS Group AB, acquired The Real Learning Company

synopsis: BTS Group AB, the world’s leading business simulation training and consulting company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the businesses of The Advantage Performance Group and The Real Learning Company according to the intentions communicated in a press release on August 6, 2006.
buyer: BTS Group AB (OM:BTS B:$191.29)
BTS Group AB is an international training and consultancy company in the field of business acumen. BTS uses tailor-made business simulations to support company managers in implementing change and improving profitability. "
target: The Real Learning Company
The Real Learning Company is a performance improvement company. We specialize in helping organizations select, align, and develop their human capital. We provide practical models, tools, and learning programs for planning, building, and managing individual and team performance.
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closed 5/21/2007 via PR Newswire

BSG Alliance Corp., acquired The Concours Group

synopsis: BSG Alliance, the on-demand strategy, software and delivery company that transforms business organizations into "next generation enterprises" has acquired The Concours Group, a highly respected high-end strategy and executive education company.
buyer: BSG Alliance Corp.
nGenera® Powers the Collaborative Enterprise with solutions that combine strategic insight, onsite services and the most comprehensive suite of collaborative applications on the market. As a result, our customers consistently outsmart, outpace and outsell their competitors. "
target: The Concours Group
The Concours Group works with senior executives of over 300 of the Global 1000 to master critical issues in management and to turn human capital and technological potential into business value. In partnership with client executives, we formulate, launch, and accelerate new business strategies.
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closed 1/12/2011 via PR Newswire

Navvis & Company, acquired Morgan Executive Development Institute

synopsis: Navvis & Company announced the acquisition of Morgan Executive Development Institute (MEDI), an executive coaching and leadership development organization. MEDI is uniquely qualified to help executives in the healthcare industry achieve professional success.
buyer: Navvis & Company
Navvis & Company is a national healthcare management consultancy focused on one goal -- to help leading health systems gain a sustainable competitive advantage in a rapidly changing marketplace. "
target: Morgan Executive Development Institute
Morgan Executive Development Institute (MEDI) specializes in executive coaching and leadership development tailored for today's healthcare executive. MEDI is uniquely qualified to help executives in the health care industry achieve professional success.
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closed 3/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Anvia Holdings, acquired Xseed Pty Ltd,

synopsis: Anvia Holdings Corporation, a global technology and education service company, will acquire XSEED Pty Ltd, an Australian Registered Training Organization. XSEED provides vocational education training services. They offer courses for business leadership and management, hairdressing, automotive, and massage therapy.
buyer: Anvia Holdings (OTCPK:ANVV:$2.35)
Anvia Holdings is a global technology and education service company. Anvia, as an investment and holding company, has developed and acquired a number of businesses that helped individuals and organizations grow. Their products serve two key target audiences namely consumer and business segments. "
target: Xseed Pty Ltd,
XSEED is an Australian Registered Training Organization. XSEED provides vocational education training services through their XSEED, Next Gear, and Hair Assembly brands. They offer courses for business leadership and management, hairdressing, automotive, and massage therapy.
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announced 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Anvia Holdings, will acquire The Eagle Academy

synopsis: Anvia Holdings Corporation announced that it has executed a term sheet to acquire Xamerg Pty Ltd, an Australian Vocational Education institution, trading under the brand Eagle Academy. The Eagle Academy has established itself as a leading education institution in Sports Management, English Language to foreign students, Business and Management.
buyer: Anvia Holdings (OTCPK:ANVV:$2.35)
Anvia Holdings is the world's integrated end to end service provider for blue collar workers by training, certification, placement services, entrepreneur services and provision of the blue collar services on demand for consumers and businesses around the world. "
target: The Eagle Academy
The Eagle Academy has established itself as a leading education institution in Sports Management, English Language to foreign students, Business and Management. They currently have campuses in two states in Australia: Queensland and Victoria.
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closed 4/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Experience Ignite, Inc. merged with sr4 Partners LLC,

synopsis: Ignite, a leadership development company, has merged with sr4 Partners, a local organizational health consultancy. The Ignite Community by sr4 will continue to provide members with opportunities to develop as leaders, connect with peers, and personalize their learning journey through a more robust calendar of workshops and training experiences.
buyer: sr4 Partners LLC
sr4 Partners is a local organizational health consultancy that helps improve performance through healthier leaders, more cohesive teams, thriving cultures, and an inclusive approach to change. The company develops high-performing leaders and teams through partnerships, coaching, and more. "
target: Experience Ignite, Inc.
Ignite is a diverse and dynamic leadership community. The company develops early to mid-level leaders through weekly training experiences that cultivate character, mindfulness, compassion, and competence to lead in an evolving workplace.
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closed 4/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Bongo Learn, acquired SLIDE21

synopsis: Bongo has acquired SLIDE21, an Ottawa-based consulting company that specializes in Agile team development, Scrum training and certification, and business analysis. The two companies were partners prior to the acquisition, with Bongo’s video assessment solution powering the experiential learning and skill evaluation portions of SLIDE21’s programs.
buyer: Bongo Learn
Bongo is a video assessment & soft skill development platform. With its proprietary video technology and powerful feedback capabilities, Bongo enables the mastery of communication, collaboration, and critical thinking. Bongo was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Loveland, Colorado. "
target: SLIDE21
SLIDE21 is an Ottawa-based consulting company that specializes in Agile team development, Scrum training and certification, and business analysis. SLIDE21 was established in 2016 when founder Glenn Brule saw a need to focus on people in Agile project management practices.
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closed 4/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Bongo Learn, acquired SLIDE21

synopsis: Bongo has acquired SLIDE21, an Ottawa-based consulting company that specializes in Agile team development, Scrum training and certification, and business analysis. The two companies were partners prior to the acquisition, with Bongo’s video assessment solution powering the experiential learning and skill evaluation portions of SLIDE21’s programs.
buyer: Bongo Learn
Bongo is a video assessment & soft skill development platform. With its proprietary video technology and powerful feedback capabilities, Bongo enables the mastery of communication, collaboration, and critical thinking. Bongo was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Loveland, Colorado. "
target: SLIDE21
SLIDE21 is an Ottawa-based consulting company that specializes in Agile team development, Scrum training and certification, and business analysis. SLIDE21 was established in 2016 when founder Glenn Brule saw a need to focus on people in Agile project management practices.
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closed 1/5/2017 via PR Web

RIVS Digital Interviews, acquired InterviewStream, Inc.

synopsis: RIVS, the leading provider of video interviewing solutions, has acquired InterviewStream from Brazos Higher Education Service Corporation. With this acquisition, RIVS will have over 900 clients using the technology in many countries and continue to be a driver for firms to reduce time to hire while creating a branding experience for candidates.
buyer: RIVS Digital Interviews
RIVS connects recruitment teams to quality candidates through digital interviews. Video and voice interviews reveal key candidate personality skills earlier on in the selection process, helping organizations discover top talent, while reducing time and costs associated with interviewing. "
target parent: Brazos Group
target: InterviewStream, Inc.
InterviewStream, Inc. is the original provider of pre-recorded and live video interviewing solutions. Their product suite of proprietary online technology provides video interview solutions to staffing firms, and the world's leading global career transition firm.
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closed 1/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Reschedge, acquired HireVue

synopsis: HireVue, the leading talent interaction and digital recruiting provider announced the acquisition of Reschedge. Reschedge is cloud-based software trusted by the world's leading recruiting teams to schedule their interviews. Reschedge schedules the most complicated interviews in under 2 minutes and high volume interviews are effortless.
buyer: Reschedge
Reschedge is cloud-based software trusted by the world's leading recruiting teams to schedule their interviews. Reschedge schedules the most complicated interviews in under 2 minutes and high volume interviews are effortless. "
target: HireVue
HireVue provides a new on demand way to interview. Users browse, watch, rate and share the interviews they want on their own time. HireVue’s Digital Interview Platform helps improve interviews of all types, including in person, phone and video interviews.
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closed 12/5/2012 via PR Web

Brazos Group, acquired InterviewStream, Inc.

synopsis: InterviewStream, the company that invented video interviewing, has begun a new era of expansion and product development with its acquisition by Brazos Higher Education Service Corporation. Their product suite of proprietary online technology provides video interview solutions to staffing firms, and the world's leading global career transition firm.
buyer: Brazos Group
The Brazos Group is a group of companies that facilitate the delivery of student financial aid, making postsecondary education a reality for thousands of students. The Group is based in Waco, TX. "
target: InterviewStream, Inc.
InterviewStream, Inc. is the original provider of pre-recorded and live video interviewing solutions. Their product suite of proprietary online technology provides video interview solutions to staffing firms, and the world's leading global career transition firm.
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closed 4/2/2014 via PR Web

Gild, acquired Distill

synopsis: Gild, which powers the way companies find and evaluate technical talent, has acquired Distill and its products to help employers quickly and easily schedule, interview and connect with candidates.
buyer: Gild
Gild is changing the way everyone from startups to Fortune 1000 organizations finds and evaluates technical talent. Gild scours the web for developers, using predictive technology to automatically evaluate their abilities. "
target: Distill
Distill is a provider of hiring and recruiting solutions. Distill’s product pairs the basic features of a video chat service like Skype, and put them alongside a text editor and file upload space so that an interviewer could walk a candidate through a collaborative coding session.
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closed 2/14/2014 via Company Press Release

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Distill

synopsis: Distill has announced that it has been acquired by Yahoo. Distill is a provider of hiring and recruiting solutions. Distill’s product pairs the basic features of a video chat service like Skype, and put them alongside a text editor and file upload space so that an interviewer could walk a candidate through a collaborative coding session.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Distill
Distill is a provider of hiring and recruiting solutions. Distill’s product pairs the basic features of a video chat service like Skype, and put them alongside a text editor and file upload space so that an interviewer could walk a candidate through a collaborative coding session.
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closed 5/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Electronic Commerce Inc., acquired Cfactor

synopsis: Electronic Commerce Inc. (ECI), a leading SaaS payroll and HR provider, announced it has acquired cfactor Works Inc., a company that delivers a personalized on-demand social human resource management system (HRMS), talent management, and employee collaboration software suite for employees.
buyer parent: Frontier Capital
buyer: Electronic Commerce Inc.
Specializing in Human Capital Management solutions, Electronic Commerce, Inc. (ECI®) created its Empower software to provide mid-sized companies with a web-based, fully unified platform that covers the entire employee lifecycle. "
target: Cfactor
cfactor Works Inc. delivers a personalized on-demand social human resource management system (HRMS), talent management, and employee collaboration software suite for employees.
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closed 7/20/2010 via PR Newswire

SuccessFactors, Inc., acquired CubeTree, Inc.

synopsis: SuccessFactors, Inc., the global leader in Business Execution Software, announced that it has completed its acquisition of CubeTree, Inc., a visionary leader in the rapidly growing social business software category. CubeTree is an online collaboration suite that enables employees to connect, communicate and collaborate efficiently and securely.
buyer: SuccessFactors, Inc. (US:SFSF:$205.93)
SuccessFactors is the global leader in Business Execution Software. The SuccessFactors Business Execution Suite improves business alignment and people performance to drive breakthrough results for companies of all sizes, anywhere in the world. "
target: CubeTree, Inc.
CubeTree is an award-winning social business platform that enables employees to connect, communicate and collaborate efficiently and securely. CubeTree is designed for enterprises ranging from start-ups to Global 500 companies.
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closed 8/20/2020 via BusinessWire

LifeSize, Inc., acquired Kaptivo

synopsis: Lifesize, a global innovator of immersive enterprise communication solutions, has acquired Kaptivo. An industry pioneer in computer vision, image processing and artificial intelligence for visual collaboration, Kaptivo develops solutions that make remote brainstorming, education, planning and content creation more effective and productive.
buyer: LifeSize, Inc.
Lifesize is a global innovator of video collaboration and meeting productivity solutions. Combining best-in-class, cloud-based video conferencing solutions with integrated meeting room systems, Lifesize makes it possible to connect face to face with anyone, anywhere and from any device. "
target: Kaptivo
An industry pioneer in computer vision, image processing and artificial intelligence for visual collaboration, Kaptivo develops solutions that make remote brainstorming, education, planning and content creation more effective and productive.
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closed 4/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alltech France, acquired Azendoo SAS

synopsis: The start-up Azendoo has found a buyer to continue the development of its SaaS collaboration solution. Alltech, a player in the digital transformation of companies, headquartered in Bordeaux, has acquired Azendo, a French messaging app used by remote teams.
buyer: Alltech France
Based in France, Alltech Consulting was born from an offer of expertise in the fields of Web and mobile. Alltech's main activity is the field of engineering and consulting in new technologies, especially in the IT development sector. "
target: Azendoo SAS
Azendoo is a work collaboration platform, available both on desktop and mobile, and a digital transformation specialist. One of the fastest growing startups in France, Azendoo is a messaging app used by remote teams. It was founded in 2011 by Benoit Droulin and Grégory Lefort.
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closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Modern Hire, acquired Sonru Limited

synopsis: Ireland-based Sonru, the leading provider of automated video interviewing technology in EMEA and Asia-Pacific, has been acquired by Modern Hire, the all-in-one enterprise hiring platform that enables organizations to continuously improve hiring experiences and outcomes with trusted science and technology.
buyer: Modern Hire
Modern Hire is the all-in-one enterprise hiring platform that enables organizations to continuously improve hiring results through more personalized, data-driven experiences for candidates, recruiters, and hiring managers. "
target parent: Saphir Capital Partners
target: Sonru Limited
Ireland-based Sonru is a leading global force in the field of video interviewing and selection. Sonru's innovative, multi-award winning recruitment tool has transformed the recruitment process of hundreds of organisations and facilitated the career aspirations of over a million candidates worldwide.
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closed 10/6/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HireVue, acquired Allyo

synopsis: HireVue has acquired AllyO, a provider of end-to-end recruiting AI and automation software. AllyO’s recruiting chatbot and automated workflow software combined with HireVue’s on-demand video interviewing and assessments will increase hiring velocity and improve talent quality for companies, accessing a wider, more diverse candidate pool.
buyer: HireVue
HireVue is transforming the way companies discover, engage, hire and develop the best talent by combining the power of on-demand, structured interviewing, games, and machine learning for better hiring decisions. "
target: Allyo
AllyO is a provider of recruiting chatbot and automated workflow solutions. As the leading end-to-end recruiting AI and automation software, AllyO automates the most tedious and time-consuming pieces of talent acquisition.
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closed 3/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

easyRECrue, acquired Visio4People

synopsis: easyRECrue, a company that develops and markets a SaaS software solution for recruitment professionals, has acquired Visio4People, a company that operates a web platform of live and delayed video interview tools. Visio4People is a tool created by and for recruiters.
buyer: easyRECrue
Launched in September 2013, easyRECrue develops and markets a SaaS software solution for recruitment professionals. easyRECrue's objective is to create a comprehensive and innovative digital pre-screening solution to facilitate contact between recruiters and candidates. "
target: Visio4People
Visio4People operates a web platform of live and delayed video interview tools. Visio4People is a tool created by and for recruiters. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Paris, France.
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closed 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sumeru Equity Partners, acquired SocialChorus

synopsis: Sumeru Equity Partners, a technology-focused private equity firm that invests in middle market companies, has acquired a majority stake in SocialChorus, a leading workforce communications platform. SocialChorus enables organizations to connect and align their teams, power organizational initiatives and measure their business outcomes.
buyer: Sumeru Equity Partners
Sumeru Equity Partners is a technology-focused private equity firm that invests in middle market companies across software, technology-enabled services and hardware. The firm employs a growth-oriented partnership model with technology companies and typically invests $25-200 million per transaction. "
target: SocialChorus
SocialChorus is a leading workforce communications platform. SocialChorus enables organizations to connect and align their teams, power organizational initiatives and measure their business outcomes. The platform allows communicators and team leaders to reach employees no matter where they are.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
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closed 3/5/2014 via Company Press Release

EdStart, acquired ExitTicket

synopsis: EdStart.com announced that it has successfully acquired ExitTicket, a rapidly growing student response system, from Leadership Public Schools (LPS), a charter network of four urban high schools in the San Francisco Bay area.
buyer: EdStart
EdStart.com was founded in 2012 to innovate new educational applications using real-time technologies backed by solid instructional strategies for the Just-in-Time learning generation. "
target parent: Leadership Public Schools
target: ExitTicket
ExitTicket is a engaging student response system delivering instant feedback and performance metrics to teachers and students, allowing immediate intervention and reteaching with a tap of a finger, while tracking the student’s progress.
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closed 1/11/2018 via PR Newswire

SwipeClock LLC, acquired Shugo, LLC

synopsis: SwipeClock, a leading provider of cloud-based workforce management solutions, has acquired Shugo, a provider of SaaS-based workforce products and services. Shugo's product line includes FileGuardian, a secure way to send files and emails, PUSH, a mobile payroll reporting solution, and HUB, an intuitive and customizable employee portal.
buyer parent: Inverness Graham Investments
buyer: SwipeClock LLC
SwipeClock is a leading provider of cloud-based workforce management solutions that helps their clients manage their most important and expensive asset—employees. SwipeClock enables small and medium sized businesses to lower labor costs, comply with regulatory mandates, and maximize their profits. "
target: Shugo, LLC
Shugo is a provider of innovative SaaS-based workforce products and services for small and medium-sized businesses. Shugo's product line includes FileGuardian, a secure way to send files and emails, PUSH, a mobile payroll reporting solution, and HUB, an intuitive and customizable employee portal.
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closed 1/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

iCIMS, acquired TextRecruit

synopsis: iCIMS Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based talent acquisition solutions, announces the acquisition of TextRecruit Inc., a candidate engagement platform that uses text message, live chat, and artificial intelligence (AI) to help organizations hire better people, faster.
buyer: iCIMS
iCIMS is the leading provider of talent acquisition solutions. iCIMS’ Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) framework, UNIFi, allows employers to expand the capabilities of their core talent acquisition technology by integrating with the largest partner ecosystem in talent acquisition. "
target: TextRecruit
TextRecruit is a candidate and employee engagement platform that uses text message, live chat, and artificial intelligence to help companies hire better people. It's the only platform to centralize all talent communication, allowing recruiters and HR to manage relationships with their talent.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Kahoot!, acquired Actimo

synopsis: Kahoot!, the global learning platform company, announced the acquisition of Actimo, an employee engagement platform that empowers organizations to more efficiently build corporate culture with better communication, training and interaction with the workforce.
buyer: Kahoot! (OTCNO:KAHOOT:$12.98)
Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform in Norway. Kahoot! makes it easy to create, share and play fun learning games for any subject, in any language, on any device, for all ages. Kahoot! is used in a multitude of settings, including K-12 and university classrooms, corporate offices, and more. "
target: Actimo
Actimo is a mobile workspace for remote employees that is revolutionizing the way organizations connect with and engage their teams. With its intuitive and customizable employee app, Actimo combines elements from communication, training, and leadership into one integrated workspace.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
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closed 9/19/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Limeade, Inc., acquired Sitrion

synopsis: Employee engagement company Limeade has acquired Sitrion, a company that provides mobile solutions for the digital workplace. Sitrion ONE, the mobile employee app, unifies internal communications and employee-related services from standard business eco-systems like SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, and Salesforce.
buyer: Limeade, Inc.
Limeade is a technology company that engages employees in health, well-being, performance and culture. The Limeade engagement platform and its people and partners bring company culture to life, inspire change and deliver fresh innovations. "
target: Sitrion
Sitrion provides mobile solutions for the digital workplace, making work better for working people every day. Sitrion ONE, the mobile employee app, unifies internal communications and employee-related services from standard business eco-systems like SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, and Salesforce.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/14/2018 via PR Newswire

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Inkling, Inc

synopsis: Inkling Systems, Inc., a leading enterprise software platform for field workforce operations management, announced its acquisition by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Inkling, Inc
Inkling is a mobile-first enablement platform for deskless workers. Secure and scalable, Inkling connects distributed workforces via mobile for an upgrade to both labor productivity and the customer experience. Inkling improves execution quality with group messaging and task management.
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closed 8/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Internet Commerce Corporation, acquired EasyLink Services Corporation

synopsis: Internet Commerce Corporation announced the completion of its acquisition of EasyLink Services Corporation. Internet Commerce Corporation will now be known as EasyLink Services International Corporation and trade under the symbol ESIC on the Nasdaq Capital Market.
buyer: Internet Commerce Corporation (ESIC:$164.77)
Internet Commerce Corporation is a leader in providing business-to-business e-commerce solutions. Customers rely on ICC's comprehensive line of solutions to help balance cost, fit, and function required to meet unique requirements for trading partner compliance, coordination, and collaboration. "
target: EasyLink Services Corporation (:$85.37)
EasyLink Services is a Global provider of Outsourced business process automation services that enable small, medium and large enterprises worldwide to improve productivity and competitiveness by transforming manual, paper-intense business processes into efficient electronic business processes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$64 [$62]
rev ($mm)
$74
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
12.2x

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