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closed 9/30/2019 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired Vungle

synopsis: Blackstone, one of the world's leading investment firms, announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone have acquired Vungle, a leading performance marketing platform for in-app video advertisements on mobile devices.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$5,568.16)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target: Vungle
Vungle is the trusted guide for growth and engagement, transforming how people discover and experience apps. Mobile application developers partner with Vungle to monetize their apps through innovative in-app ad experiences that are inspired by insight and crafted with creativity.
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closed 8/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Appier, acquired QGraph

synopsis: Appier, a Taiwanese AI solutions provider, has acquired QGraph, an India-based company that offers a Segment-of-One Marketing Automation platform for the Mobile era. QGraph allows developers to send Hyper-Personalized messages to their users across multiple channels, including push and in-app notifications, web push notifications, email and more.
buyer: Appier
Appier is a technology company in Taiwan that provides artificial intelligence (AI) platforms to help enterprises solve their most challenging business problems. Their AIXON platform uses machine learning and AI to turn data into insights to help businesses find and grow their target audience. "
target: QGraph
QGraph is an India-based company that offers a Segment-of-One Marketing Automation platform for the Mobile era. The platform allows developers to send Hyper-Personalized messages to their users across multiple channels, including push and in-app notifications, web push notifications, email and more.
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announced 5/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

engage:BDR, will acquire AdCel LLC

synopsis: engage:BDR, a digital advertising company, will acquire AdCel, a mobile app advertising platform that allows mobile publishers to optimize their revenue. AdCel offers developers a simple, single SDK that they can use to implement ads into their mobile app.
buyer: engage:BDR (ASX:EN1:$9.78)
engage:BDR is a digital advertising company. Capitalizing on strong roots of innovation, engage:BDR combines industry sustainability, groundbreaking proprietary technologies, and digital expertise to create efficient, effective advertising solutions for clients. "
target: AdCel LLC
AdCel is a mobile app advertising platform that allows mobile publishers to optimize their revenue. AdCel offers developers a simple, single SDK that they can use to implement ads into their mobile app. The ads can be implemented in various ways, including video, interstitial, banner, and native.
price ($mm)
$4.50
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$2
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closed 9/7/2017 via PR Web

Pendo Software, acquired Insert

synopsis: Pendo, creator of the leading web based Product Experience Platform, has acquired Insert, the first Automated In-App Marketing Platform. Insert offers a broad set of pre-built features and tools for guidance, communication, conversion, acquisition and other engagement practices.
buyer: Pendo Software
Pendo provides a platform with powerful analytics, in-application user feedback, and contextual guidance that is designed to help companies measure and elevate the customer experience within their applications. Pendo is on a mission to improve society’s experience with software. "
target: Insert
Insert is the first Automated In-App Marketing Platform. It offers a broad set of features – “inserts” – which can be launched into any live app in minutes, with no coding. Inserts are pre-built features and tools for guidance, communication, conversion, acquisition and other engagement practices.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Moka, acquired GetFocus

synopsis: Moka, a provider of end-to-end POS and payment solutions in Indonesia, has acquired GetFocus, an Indian company that provides an indoor positioning solution for app developers. GetFocus' solution provides accurate indoor insights and location analytics that can track app downloads, usage patterns and frequently visited places.
buyer: Moka
Moka provides an end-to-end POS and payment solution that caters to small and medium businesses in Indonesia. The service includes an Android/iOS app used by store cashiers and a web back-office that allows store owners to access data such as sales reports, inventory, and customer feedback. "
target: GetFocus
GetFocus is an Indian company that provides an indoor positioning solution for app developers. Their SDK can easily integrate into apps and provides developers with accurate indoor insights. Their location analytics can track app downloads, usage patterns and frequently visited places.
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closed 11/14/2017 via GlobeNewswire

CloudFlare, Inc., acquired Neumob

synopsis: Cloudflare, the leading Internet performance and security company, announced it has acquired Neumob, a leader in speeding up mobile apps, reducing errors, and boosting conversions. Neumob's mobile software development kit (SDK) is aimed at app developers who can embed their software within a mobile application.
buyer: CloudFlare, Inc.
Cloudflare is the simplest way to make websites faster, safer and smarter. The company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers more than 10 trillion requests per month, which is nearly 10 percent of all Internet requests for more than 2.5 billion people worldwide. "
target: Neumob
Neumob is the leader in reducing mobile app errors, speeding up app performance and boosting conversions, everywhere in the world. The Neumob SDK slashes app errors and timeouts by up to 90%, while dramatically speeding up mobile app load times and reliability.
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closed 6/14/2017 via Market Wire

Kaazing Corporation, acquired Montage Studio

synopsis: Kaazing, the leader in scalable, end-to-end application-to-application integration for the enterprise, announced the acquisition of Montage Studio, a company whose app authoring platform enables enterprises to quickly and easily design, build and deploy highly immersive mobile and web apps.
buyer: Kaazing Corporation
Kaazing is the leader in scalable, end-to-end application-to-application integration for the enterprise. With Kaazing's enterprise-grade solutions customers can securely and cost-effectively respond to digital consumers' demand for personalized services and support via real-time web and mobile apps."
target: Montage Studio
Montage Studio was founded on the simple vision of a true web-native universal SDK, a framework and authoring of unprecedented depth, combined as one creative, cloud-based collaborative environment. It lets web designers and developers work seamlessly together to deliver rich HTML5 applications.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired LaunchKit

synopsis: Google, a multinational technology company, has acquired LaunchKit, the maker of a toolkit for mobile app development. They launched a host of tools including Screenshot Builder, App Website Builder, Review Monitor, and Sales Reporter. Many of these services were free to use, while a couple had a premium offering.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: LaunchKit
LaunchKit is the maker of a toolkit for mobile app development. Launched about two years ago, They aimed to make developing mobile apps easier. It launched a host of tools including Screenshot Builder, App Website Builder, Review Monitor, and Sales Reporter.
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closed 6/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Cloud Bees, Inc., acquired Rollout

synopsis: CloudBees, Inc., the enterprise DevOps leader powering the continuous economy, announced the acquisition of Rollout, a secure feature management company providing software specifically targeted for developers and product teams.
buyer: Cloud Bees, Inc.
CloudBees is building the world’s first end-to-end automated software delivery system, enabling companies to balance governance and developer freedom. "
target: Rollout
Rollout is a Feature Flagging solution for mobile that lets dev teams build and deploy apps at the speed a business' needs, without compromising on safety. Rollout allows mobile developers and PM's to optimize features releases as well as provide customized user experience.
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closed 4/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd, acquired Appiterate

synopsis: Flipkart India has acquired Delhi based Appiterate, a mobile marketing start-up owned by DSYN Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Appiterate allows app publishers to carry out targeted in-app messaging and push campaigns, segment their users behaviorally and see real time conversion metrics with their insightful analytics.
buyer: Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd
Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd is India’s leading e-commerce marketplace offering over 20 million products cross 70+ categories including Books, Media, Consumer Electronics and Lifestyle. They offer path-breaking services like Cash on Delivery, and a 30-day replacement policy. "
target parent: DSYN Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
target: Appiterate
AppIterate is a Mobile Marketing Automation Platform for native mobile apps. It allows app publishers to carry out targeted in-app messaging and push campaigns, segment their users behaviorally and see real time conversion metrics with our insightful analytics.
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closed 12/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., acquired StackMob

synopsis: PayPal, the provider of online payment services, announced that it has acquired StackMob, a backend-as-a-service company that helps developers easily implement features in mobile apps. The StackMob platform provides a datastore API, development and production environments, API versions, collaboration, server-side custom code and much more.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$17,037.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. "
target: StackMob
StackMob makes it easy to build scalable apps for any connected device. The StackMob platform provides a datastore API, development and production environments, API versions, collaboration, server-side custom code and much more.
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closed 1/22/2014 via Market Wire

Responsys, acquired Push IO

synopsis: Responsys, Inc., a marketing cloud software and services leader, has acquired Push IO, a leading push notification provider. The Push IO platform will enable Responsys customers to orchestrate relevant marketing experiences within and across devices.
buyer: Responsys (MKTG:$194.33)
Responsys is a leading provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions that enable companies to engage in relationship marketing across the interactive channels customers are embracing; email, mobile, social, the web and display. "
target: Push IO
Push IO offers the most advanced cloud services platform for mobile devices. The industrial strength solution features a fleet of services including push notifications, in-app purchase, data aggregation, and instant content delivery.
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closed 3/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Burstly, Inc., acquired TestFlight

synopsis: TestFlight, a platform that lets developers distribute test builds of their apps to a beta audience, has been acquired by Burstly, a platform that helps developers track and monetize their apps. Together the duo has created a platform that'll let developers distribute their apps and track both their usage and performance.
buyer: Burstly, Inc.
Based in Santa Monica, California, Burstly, Inc. provides a platform for mobile developers to maximize their marketing and revenue opportunities. It offers a marketplace where developers can buy or sell advertising. "
target: TestFlight
TestFlight is a platform that lets developers distribute test builds of their apps to a beta audience. The company is based in Santa Monica, California.
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closed 3/25/2011 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired tinyHippos Inc.

synopsis: Research In Motion (RIM) is pleased to announce that tinyHippos has joined RIM. RIM is excited that the tinyHippos team is joining the BlackBerry Developer team and bringing their expertise in cross-platform emulation environments to the BlackBerry platform.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: tinyHippos Inc.
tinyHippos Inc. develops mobile application development and testing tools for the mobile application developer community. It offers Ripple, a multi-platform mobile environment emulator that runs in a Web browser and is custom-tailored for HTML5 mobile application testing.
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announced 9/16/2013 via Company Press Release

Conduit Ltd., will be merged with Perion Network Ltd.

synopsis: Perion Network Ltd. and Conduit Ltd. announced an agreement to combine Conduit's Client Connect business with Perion in an all-stock transaction. Perion Network is a global internet consumer software company.
buyer: Conduit Ltd.
Conduit is the largest global network of web and mobile app publishers with over 260,000 members and their 250 million users. Conduit enables publishers to seamlessly encapsulate content and deploy it everywhere from browsers and web sites to all major mobile devices. "
target: Perion Network Ltd. (PERI:$252.85)
Perion Network is a global internet consumer software company. Its brands include IncrediMail, a free email program; PhotoJoy, a digital photo application; Smilebox, provider of mobile and desktop social photo sharing services; and SweetIM, a fun messenging app.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$90
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
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0.0x
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0.0x
closed 7/24/2019 via PR Web

Xenon Partners, acquired Scout APM

synopsis: Xenon Partners, a software-focused technology private equity firm, has acquired Scout APM, a provider of Application Performance Management (APM) software. Scout helps developers and application administrators gain insight into their software’s performance by providing monitoring of key metrics surrounding software and web-application performance.
buyer: Xenon Partners
Xenon Partners acquires and operates early and mid-stage technology companies, with a particular emphasis on B2B Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions. Xenon provides its portfolio companies with deep operational expertise in growth marketing, sales, design, product engineering, and more. "
target: Scout APM
Scout APM offers application performance monitoring (APM) “that finds what you can’t see in charts.” Scout helps developers and application administrators gain insight into their software’s performance by providing monitoring of key metrics surrounding software and web-application performance.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

AppLovin, acquired SafeDK

synopsis: AppLovin, a comprehensive mobile gaming platform, has acquired SafeDK, a software development kit (SDK) management platform that ensures ad quality, performance, and stability in mobile apps. SafeDK allows mobile app publishers to build faster and safer apps by analyzing, monitoring, and optimizing third-party SDKs in their apps.
buyer parent: Orient Securities Company Limited
buyer: AppLovin
AppLovin helps mobile game developers connect with billions of users by providing solutions to monetize, publish, understand, and grow their businesses. Developers use AppLovin’s platform and powerful analytics tools to acquire new users and improve profitability. "
target: SafeDK
Israel-based SafeDK is a leading end-to-end Software Development Kit (SDK) management platform which enables app publishers to analyze, monitor and optimize the behavior of the SDKs in their apps. With SafeDK, app owners can oversee performance, ad quality, and work toward safety for their brand.
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closed 3/7/2019 via PR Newswire

HeadSpin, acquired NimbleDroid

synopsis: Mobile performance platform leader HeadSpin announced the acquisition of application performance testing company NimbleDroid. With NimbleDroid, Android application speeds are 2-5 times faster and a projected battery life that is nearly 1-2 hours longer.
buyer: HeadSpin
HeadSpin is the complete solution for all mobile user experience needs. Through its Mobile Experience Platform, HeadSpin provides mobile application developers, carrier networks, device OEMs, and CDN providers visibility into user experience issues across every layer of the mobile ecosystem. "
target: NimbleDroid
At NimbleDroid, they’re building cutting-edge tools to redefine how developers craft awesome apps. With NimbleDroid, Android application speeds are 2-5 times faster and a projected battery life that is nearly 1-2 hours longer.
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closed 12/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

SmartNews, Inc., acquired Tombo, Inc.

synopsis: SmartNews, an award-winning news app in Japan and the US, has acquired Tombo, a company that builds tools for automated iOS to web app conversion and distribution. Tombo's Apples to Oranges (A2O) platform converts an app directly from Obj-C to JS/HTML5 formats.
buyer: SmartNews, Inc.
SmartNews is an award-winning news app in Japan and the US. The app is powered by intelligent, impartial algorithms that provides users with must-read stories that matter now. SmartNews delivers high-quality news headlines and breaking news from top news publishers. "
target: Tombo, Inc.
Tombo builds tools for automated iOS to web app conversion and distribution. Tombo's Apples to Oranges (A2O) platform converts an app directly from Obj-C to JS/HTML5 formats. A2O helps app developers ship web versions of their apps while letting them continue focusing their energy on native apps.
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closed 10/11/2018 via Forbes

ROBLOX, acquired PacketZoom

synopsis: Social gaming platform Roblox has acquired PacketZoom, a company that produces software to optimize app performance on mobile networks. Their Mobile AMPO (App Performance Monitoring & Optimization) platform offers an end-to-end solution to analyze, detect and resolve mobile app networking issues in real-time without changing the app code.
buyer: ROBLOX
Roblox is a massively multiplayer online game creation platform that allows users to design their own games and play a wide variety of different types of games created by other users through Roblox Studio. The platform hosts social network games constructed of Lego-like virtual blocks. "
target: PacketZoom
PacketZoom is a company that produces software to optimize app performance on mobile networks. Their Mobile AMPO (App Performance Monitoring & Optimization) platform offers an end-to-end solution to analyze, detect and resolve mobile app networking issues in real-time without changing the app code.
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closed 9/30/2019 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired Vungle

synopsis: Blackstone, one of the world's leading investment firms, announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone have acquired Vungle, a leading performance marketing platform for in-app video advertisements on mobile devices.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$5,568.16)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target: Vungle
Vungle is the trusted guide for growth and engagement, transforming how people discover and experience apps. Mobile application developers partner with Vungle to monetize their apps through innovative in-app ad experiences that are inspired by insight and crafted with creativity.
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closed 11/13/2019 via GlobeNewswire

PSAV, acquired Eclipse Group

synopsis: PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, acquired Eclipse, a leading audiovisual and live event production and venue company in Dubai. eclipse is well known in the Gulf Cooperation Council as a leader in project management, equipment rental, and technical services.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: PSAV (PSAV:$0.00)
PSAV is a global leader in event experiences, providing creative, production, advanced technology and staging services to help meeting planners deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their meetings, trade shows and special events. "
target: Eclipse Group
Headquartered in Dubai, Eclipse is a key leader in the regional event industry, with a well-earned reputation for creativity, commitment to health and safety and client satisfaction. Specializing in project management, equipment rental and technical services, Eclipse supports live events.
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closed 11/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired MagicLab

synopsis: Blackstone announced that funds managed by Blackstone are taking a majority stake in MagicLab, which builds and operates leading dating and social networking apps, including Bumble and Badoo. MagicLab’s suite of brands has connected and transformed the lives of over 500 million people around the world across dating, social, and business.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$5,568.16)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target: MagicLab
MagicLab builds and operates leading dating and social networking apps, including Bumble and Badoo. MagicLab’s suite of brands has connected and transformed the lives of over 500 million people around the world across dating, social, and business.
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$3,000
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closed 10/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Ascend Learning, acquired ClubConnect

synopsis: Ascend Learning has completed the acquisition of ClubConnect - the market leader in health club software, supporting gym employee onboarding, educational development and credential verification. ClubConnect’s products and services are available in over 8,000 health clubs and gyms across the U.S., Canada, Australia and the Middle East.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Ascend Learning
Ascend Learning is a leading provider of educational content, software and analytics that enable institutions, students and employers to succeed in healthcare and other high-growth, licensure-driven professions. "
target parent: Inspire360, Inc.
target: ClubConnect
With a focus on staff training and compliance, ClubConnect is the fastest-growing health club software in the world with over 8,000 locations. The ClubConnect platform launched in 2013 and has grown to 8,000 club locations with clients including LifeTime Fitness, Gold’s Gym, and Anytime Fitness.
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closed 9/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Ascend Learning, purchased Allied Health Titles from Wolters Kluwer Health

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health has completed the sale of certain allied health titles to Ascend Learning, LLC. The titles were part of the Health Learning, Research & Practice (HLRP) business and include print and digital books in specialties, such as dental hygiene and massage therapy.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Ascend Learning
Ascend Learning is a leading provider of educational content, software and analytics that enable institutions, students and employers to succeed in healthcare and other high-growth, licensure-driven professions. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Health
The acquisition includes certain allied health titles from Wolters Kluwer Health. The titles were part of the Health Learning, Research & Practice (HLRP) business and include print and digital books in specialties, such as dental hygiene and massage therapy.
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announced 7/27/2019 via Financial Times

London Stock Exchange Group plc, will acquire Refinitiv

synopsis: London Stock Exchange Group, a diversified international market infrastructure and capital markets business sitting at the heart of the world's financial community, will acquire Refinitiv, a company that provides information, insights and technology that drive innovation and performance in global financial markets.
buyer: London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE:LSE:$3,752.59)
London Stock Exchange Group is a diversified international market infrastructure and capital markets business sitting at the heart of the world's financial community. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Refinitiv
Refinitiv provides information, insights and technology that drive innovation and performance in global financial markets. Their heritage of integrity enables customers to make critical decisions with confidence while their best-in-class data and cutting-edge technologies enable greater opportunity.
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$27,000
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closed 9/30/2019 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired Vungle

synopsis: Blackstone, one of the world's leading investment firms, announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone have acquired Vungle, a leading performance marketing platform for in-app video advertisements on mobile devices.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$5,568.16)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target: Vungle
Vungle is the trusted guide for growth and engagement, transforming how people discover and experience apps. Mobile application developers partner with Vungle to monetize their apps through innovative in-app ad experiences that are inspired by insight and crafted with creativity.
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announced 5/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Refinitiv, will acquire AlphaDesk

synopsis: Refinitiv will acquire AlphaDesk, a cloud-based Order Management System (OMS) that offers order and portfolio management, risk, and compliance solutions for buy-side clients. AlphaDesk adds a multi-asset class and multi-currency OMS platform with flexible workflows, adaptable to the differing needs of individual buy-side traders and asset managers.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Refinitiv
Refinitiv is a provider of financial market data and infrastructure. It provides leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community. "
target parent: SGGG Fund Services Inc.
target: AlphaDesk
Toronto, Canada based AlphaDesk delivers real-time order, portfolio, and operations management tools to fund managers. The managed cloud service supports multiple portfolios, strategies, asset types, currencies and custodians in a single, integrated solution.
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closed 5/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Clicksafety.com, Inc., acquired SPAN Safety Workshops

synopsis: ClickSafety, a leader in online safety training for construction and general industries, has acquired SPAN International Training, the leading provider of certification exam study materials for safety, health and environmental professionals.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Clicksafety.com, Inc.
ClickSafety, a leader in online safety training for construction and general industries, has delivered award-winning online safety training to more than 10,000 organizations worldwide. It was the first to offer the OSHA 10-Hour and OSHA 30-Hour safety courses online. "
target: SPAN Safety Workshops
SPAN International Training LLC, is the leading provider of certification exam study materials for safety, health and environmental professionals. SPAN professional development programs help clients achieve important career goals through advancing competencies for safety management excellence.
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closed 2/22/2019 via Company Press Release

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, purchased Multiple Operating Units from PennWell Corporation

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media has announced the acquisition of a number of the former PennWell media properties from Clarion Events including titles covering the oil and gas industry, industrial technology, dentistry, and water utilities.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites and events. From e-newsletters to monthly magazines to live in-person events, the company provides the best opportunities for readers to stay knowledgeable and B2B advertisers to remain relevant."
seller parent: Blackstone Group LP
seller: PennWell Corporation
The multiple operating units of PennWell include titles covering the oil and gas industry, industrial technology, dentistry, and water utilities. PennWell Corporation is a highly diversified business-to-business media and conference and exhibition company.
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A Consortium of 5 Buyers acquired Ultimate Software Group

synopsis: Ultimate Software Group Inc, a cloud-based human resources applications developer, has been bought by an investor group led by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman. The investor group also includes Blackstone Group LP, GIC Pte Ltd, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and JMI Equity.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$5,568.16)
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: GIC
buyer: JMI Equity
buyer: CPP Investment Board
Hellman & Friedman is one of the oldest and most experienced private equity investment firms. The investor group also includes Blackstone Group LP, GIC Pte Ltd, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and JMI Equity, which are investment companies. "
target: Ultimate Software Group (ULTI:$1,140.55)
Ultimate Software is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions. Ultimate’s award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively.
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$1,141
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$123
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announced 1/14/2019 via Company Press Release

PSAV, will acquire Encore Event Technologies

synopsis: PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, have entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Encore Event Technologies, a global provider of event technology, staging and production services. Encore operates as both an in-house partner to some of the world’s leading resorts, hotels and casinos, as well as a creative production company.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: PSAV (PSAV:$0.00)
PSAV is a global leader in event experiences, providing creative, production, advanced technology and staging services to help meeting planners deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their meetings, trade shows and special events. "
target parent: The Freeman Companies
target: Encore Event Technologies
Encore Event Technologies is a provider of audiovisual, event technology, staging and production services. Encore operates as both an in-house partner to some of the world’s leading resorts, hotels and casinos, as well as a creative production company for clients around the world.
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closed 11/8/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Mphasis Corporation, acquired Stelligent

synopsis: Stelligent, a technology services company specializing in DevOps automation on Amazon Web Services (AWS), announced that it has been acquired by Mphasis, a global information technology (IT) solutions provider specializing in cloud and cognitive services.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Mphasis Corporation (BSE:526299:$986.43)
Mphasis is a global information technology (IT) solutions provider specializing in cloud and cognitive services. Specific areas of expertise include customer-centric digital transformation and personalization, cloud computing, and infrastructure efficiency and agility. "
target parent: Pamlico Capital
target: Stelligent
Stelligent Systems is a technology services company that provides DevOps automation on Amazon Web Services (AWS). As an APN Advanced Consulting Partner, their services empower customers to achieve increased agility, confidence and cost savings from their applications in the AWS Cloud.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/26/2018 via GlobeNewswire

PSAV, acquired FMAV

synopsis: PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, is pleased to announce the acquisition of FMAV, a leading audiovisual and live event production company in Canada. FMAV has a celebrated customer base throughout Canada’s major metropolitan areas who rely on the company’s services to engage their audiences.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: PSAV (PSAV:$0.00)
PSAV is a global leader in event experiences, providing creative, production, advanced technology and staging services to help meeting planners deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their meetings, trade shows and special events. "
target: FMAV
Based in Canada, FMAV is the audiovisual and event technology company for people who plan meetings and live events. They trust FMAV because they intimately understand the importance and the emotion of what they're been tasked with: to create a connection.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Blackstone Group LP, acquired NEC Group

synopsis: Blackstone announced the acquisition of the National Exhibition Centre Group (NEC Group), a leading live events venue operator in the UK, from LDC. NEC has grown into the UK’s live events business of choice for organizers, exhibitors and visitors, playing host to over seven million guests and 750 events every year.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$5,568.16)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target parent: Lloyds Banking Group
target: NEC Group
Based in the UK, NEC Group is the leading live events business operating in exhibitions, conferences, music, sports, family entertainment, and hospitality. Their vision is to be Europe's most successful live events business, operating leading leisure, entertainment and business destinations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$206
EBITDA ($mm)
$63
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
announced 8/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Cloudreach, will acquire Relus Cloud

synopsis: Cloudreach, a global cloud services provider, has signed a letter of intent to acquire Relus Cloud, a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) focused on the North American market.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Cloudreach
Cloudreach’s mission is to enable this outcome through intelligent and innovative cloud adoption by providing capabilities to enable, integrate and operate cloud platforms. Their primary partners are AWS, Microsoft and Google. "
target: Relus Cloud
Relus Cloud, a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), helps customers prepare for growth, eliminate uncertainty, train their technical teams, and move faster in a cloud-first world.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/24/2018 via DGAP

Aurelius AG, acquired Ideal Shopping Direct Limited

synopsis: AURELIUS Alpha Limited, a subsidiary of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA ("AURELIUS"), the listed pan-European mid-market investor, announces its acquisition of Ideal Shopping Direct ("ISD"), one of the UK's leading multi-channel home shopping retailers, from Blackstone.
buyer: Aurelius AG (XTRA:AR4:$4,131.43)
Aurelius Group is a pan-European asset manager with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm, and Madrid. Aurelius has grown from a local turnaround investor to an international multi-asset manager investing in a wide range of sectors and across the capital structure. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Ideal Shopping Direct Limited
Ideal Shopping Direct (ISD) is one of the UK's leading multi-channel home shopping retailers. ISD sources, designs and sells lifestyle and crafting products to consumers via a variety of dedicated interaction channels including TV shopping channels, social media platforms, websites and live events.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$190
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Certent, Inc., purchased CapControls from Ipreo Holdings LLC

synopsis: Certent, a provider of solutions for equity compensation and financial disclosure management, has acquired CapControls from Ipreo, a provider of financial services technology and analytical services. The CapControls platform provides tools to help companies improve their understanding and management of capital structures and shareholder records.
buyer parent: K1 Enterprise Software Investors
buyer: Certent, Inc.
Certent is a leading provider of software and services for equity compensation and financial disclosure management and reporting. Certent serves more than 2,400 public, private, and pre-IPO companies with innovative stock plan management, regulatory compliance and reporting technology. "
seller parent: Blackstone Group LP
seller: Ipreo Holdings LLC
The CapControls platform provides shareholder data management tools to help private companies improve their understanding and management of capital structures and shareholder records. CapsControls belongs to Ipreo, a global provider of financial services technology, data and analytical services.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/8/2018 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired PSAV

synopsis: PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, has been acquired by private equity and real estate funds affiliated with Blackstone from affiliates of Goldman Sachs and Olympus Partners. PSAV provides creative, production, advanced technology and staging services to help meeting planners deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$5,568.16)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: PSAV
PSAV is a global leader in event experiences, providing creative, production, advanced technology and staging services to help meeting planners deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their meetings, trade shows and special events.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/4/2018 via BusinessWire

Teleperformance SA, acquired Intelenet Global Services

synopsis: Teleperformance, the worldwide leader in outsourced omnichannel customer experience management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Intelenet, a leading global Business Process Solutions company.
buyer: Teleperformance SA (ENXTPA:TEP:$4,858.21)
Teleperformance is the worldwide leader in outsourced omnichannel customer experience management. They connect brands with their customers by providing customer care, technical support, customer acquisition, digital solutions, analytics, back-office and other specialized services. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Intelenet Global Services
Intelenet is a major global provider of high-end omnichannel customer experience management, back-office, human resources and financial & administration services. The company has more than 110 blue chip clients worldwide, mostly in the English-speaking market, India and the Middle East.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$449
EBITDA ($mm)
$83
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 5/21/2018 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired Ipreo Holdings LLC

synopsis: Ipreo, a leading financial services solutions and data provider, was acquired by IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. IHS Markit is acquiring the business from private equity funds managed by Blackstone and by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a leading global provider of financial services technology, data and analytical services, supporting all participants in the capital-raising process, including sell-side professionals, finance officers at private and public companies, institutional investors, and asset managers.
price ($mm)
$1,855
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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 $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
price ($mm)
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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:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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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:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

synopsis: VinaCapital, one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, has acquired Smartly, a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
buyer: VinaCapital Investment Management
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. "
target: Smartly Pte Ltd
Smartly is a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV, acquired TradersOnly BV

synopsis: LYNX, a Dutch specialist in online investing, has acquired TradersOnly, the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
buyer: Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV
LYNX is a Dutch specialist in online investing. LYNX provides investors with access to more than 100 exchanges in 20 countries through its user-friendly trading platform. The company was founded in 2006 and has been active on the Dutch market since 2007. "
target: TradersOnly BV
TradersOnly is the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

MobiKwik, acquired Clearfunds

synopsis: MobiKwik, India's largest independent mobile payments network, has acquired Clearfunds, an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Clearfunds' robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
buyer: MobiKwik
MobiKwik is India's largest independent mobile payments network connecting 107 million users with more than 3 million direct merchants. MobiKwik allows users to load money into a digital wallet and make secure 1-tap payments for online or offline purchases. "
target: Clearfunds
Clearfunds is an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Their robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Niyogin Fintech Ltd., acquired Moneyfront

synopsis: Niyogin, a non-banking finance company in India, has acquired a 50.1% stake in Moneyfront, an online robo-advisory and investment platform in India. Moneyfront helps its users invest in mutual funds and other fixed-income instruments. Users can manage their investments through a customizable portfolio management system and earn superior returns.
buyer: Niyogin Fintech Ltd. (BSE:538772:$2.40)
Founded in 1988, Niyogin is a non-banking finance company in India. The company helps small businesses with their financial needs, whether it is collateral free access to credit for working capital, financing small projects, expanding businesses or purchasing inventory. "
target: Moneyfront
Moneyfront is an online robo-advisory and investment platform in India. Moneyfront helps its users invest in mutual funds and other fixed-income instruments. Users can manage their investments through a completely customizable portfolio management system and earn superior returns.
price ($mm)
$1.67*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan, acquired Arab Finance Brokerage Company

synopsis: Arab Finance Brokerage Co. announced a group of investors finalized the acquisition of 100% of Arab Finance. Among the new shareholders, were market experts Mohamed Radwan, Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan. Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector.
buyer: Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan
Mohamed Radwan is the Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan is the former Head of Asset Management in HC Securities & Investment. "
target: Arab Finance Brokerage Company
Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector. Arab Finance has one of the oldest news portal covering the Egyptian EGX and macroeconomic news. In addition, Arab Finance also provides its services as a brokerage house specialized in online trading.
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year
2018
rev ($mm)
$492.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($77.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($88.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1119
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Ticker: TSXV:TLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Frankly Media
Frankly Media
Frankly Media provides a complete suite of digital solutions for media companies to create, manage, distribute and monetize their content on all platforms maximizing audience engagement and revenue potential. The company is headquartered in New York with offices in Toronto and Atlanta.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.54)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CTXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,949.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$912.45
EBIT ($mm)
$750.07
Net Income ($mm)
$126.06
Employees
7500
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Ticker: NTCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. It has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,134.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
($10.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3124
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Ticker: ANET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arista Networks, Inc.
Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms redefine and deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,897.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$606.09
EBIT ($mm)
$584.16
Net Income ($mm)
$226.82
Employees
1800
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Ticker: EXTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) delivers software-driven networking solutions that help IT departments everywhere deliver the ultimate business outcome: stronger connections with customers, partners and employees.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$535.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.12
EBIT ($mm)
($10.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1378
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meru Networks, Inc.
Meru Networks, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Meru Networks provides a virtualized wireless LAN architecture that cost-effectively delivers the performance, reliability, predictability and operational simplicity of a wired network, with the advantages of mobility.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$851.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$201.04
EBIT ($mm)
$121.42
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2738
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Ticker: MWIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
m-Wise, Inc.
m-Wise, Inc.
Founded in 2000, m-Wise has established itself as a leading international provider of enabling technologies for the mobile entertainment and marketing industries. m-Wise is the developer of the MOMA ("Mobile Originated Message Access") content management and service delivery platform.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: OTCPK:SING
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SinglePoint
SinglePoint
SinglePoint is a full-service mobile technology and marketing provider. Their solutions that allow their clients to conduct business transactions, accept donations, and engage in communication through mobile devices. Their products connect companies to their markets by providing mobile technology.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: RPD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7 is trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation. Rapid7 analytics transform vast amounts of security and IT data into the answers needed to securely develop and operate sophisticated IT networks and applications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$221.21
EBITDA ($mm)
($47.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($56.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1204
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Ticker: ATEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A10 Networks
A10 Networks
A10 Networks is a leader in application networking and security, providing a range of high-performance application networking solutions that help organizations ensure that their data center applications and networks remain highly available, accelerated and secure.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$208.74
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($30.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
772
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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)
$12,803.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,628.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,045.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,738.00
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
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,683.13
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,495.95
Employees
0
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,568.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,555.67
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,068.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,458.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,400.50
Net Income ($mm)
$379.10
Employees
0
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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: 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
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,816.74
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$489.91
Employees
0
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,653.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,498.31
EBIT ($mm)
$1,494.66
Net Income ($mm)
$1,509.24
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: SWX:PGHN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors worldwide. They have USD 66 billion in assets under management and more than 950 professionals across 19 offices worldwide.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,024.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$626.28
EBIT ($mm)
$620.16
Net Income ($mm)
$587.63
Employees
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$865.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$36.16
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: 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)
$561.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.00
EBIT ($mm)
$205.11
Net Income ($mm)
$183.41
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: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$244.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.78
EBIT ($mm)
$204.62
Net Income ($mm)
$119.37
Employees
0
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