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closed 7/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Advarra

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in financial services, healthcare, industrial technology, and software industries, has acquired Advarra, a leading provider of institutional review board, institutional biosafety committee, and research quality and compliance solutions that are critical to the drug development process.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Linden Capital Partners
target: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators.
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closed 12/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Corrona, Inc., acquired HealthiVibe LLC

synopsis: Corrona, LLC, a leading provider of real-world observational and syndicated registry data, announced that it has acquired HealthiVibe, LLC, a leading patient experience company. HealthiVibe uses a systematic, evidence-based process to help pharmaceutical clients spearhead patient engagement initiatives of the product lifecycle.
buyer parent: Great Point Partners
buyer: Corrona, Inc.
Corrona provides real world evidence through syndicated registry data and analysis services, helping biopharmaceutical companies demonstrate the value of their products to clinicians, patients, payers, and regulators. "
target: HealthiVibe LLC
HealthiVibe uses a systematic, evidence-based process to help pharmaceutical clients spearhead patient engagement initiatives of the product lifecycle. They leverage models and online analytic platforms to provide tools to optimize clinical trials and enhance product commercialization.
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closed 6/22/2016 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group, one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced its acquisition of CenterWatch, the leading provider of clinical trial industry news and information. CenterWatch provides clinical trials information to clinical research professionals.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficience of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, Clinical Services Organizations and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments. "
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is the recognized global leader in providing clinical trials information to a broad and influential spectrum of clinical research professionals ranging from sponsors and CROs, to investigative sites, technology solutions and niche providers.
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announced 3/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Nordic Capital, will acquire ERT

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on the healthcare, software, financial services, and industrial technology industries, announced the sale of ERT, a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development, to Nordic Capital Fund VIII.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leader in Nordic private equity investments, and now has an enviable reputation in investment and portfolio management. Since launching in 1989, Nordic Capital funds have delivered outstanding returns for our investors. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: ERT
ERT is a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development. ERT delivers a combination of technology, services and clinical consulting that increase the accuracy and reliability of patient data and improve the widely deployed solutions.
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closed 7/3/2012 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired ERT

synopsis: ERT, a global technology-driven provider of health outcomes services to biopharmaceutical sponsors and contract research organizations, announced that Genstar Capital, LLC, has completed its acquisition of the company in a take-private transaction.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital LLC has more than $3 billion of committed capital under management and targets investments focused on selected sectors within the life science, healthcare services, software and software services, insurance and financial services, and industrial technology industries. "
target: ERT
ERT is a global technology-driven provider of health outcomes research services and customizable medical devices supporting biopharmaceutical sponsors and contract research organizations to achieve their drug development and healthcare objectives.
price ($mm)[EV]
$395 [$370]
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$194
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$42
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1.9x
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9.0x
closed 5/5/2010 via Company Press Release

Kenneth Getz, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: Ken Getz, the founder of CenterWatch—an industry-leading clinical trials information services company—along with private equity investors has purchased the company from Jobson Medical Information.
buyer: Kenneth Getz
Ken Getz founded CenterWatch in 1994 and established the company as a leading provider of operating and business information on the $40 billion global clinical trials industry. Getz sold the company to the Thomson Corporation in 1998. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is a trusted source and global destination of clinical trials information for both professionals and patients. CenterWatch provides a wide variety of information services including grant leads for investigative sites, data about the global clinical trials industry and more.
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closed 12/31/2007 via Berkery

Jobson Medical Information LLC, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: The Thomson Corporation announced the sale of CenterWatch to Jobson Medical Information, a portfolio company of The Wicks Group, LLC. CenterWatch is a trusted source and global leader in providing proprietary data and information about clinical trials to both professionals and patients.
buyer parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
buyer: Jobson Medical Information LLC
Jobson Medical Information is a leading specialty healthcare communications, publishing, and medical education company. Jobson Medical Information produces a broad range of publications, educational programs, enduring educational materials, live events, symposia and websites. "
target parent: Thomson Corporation
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is a trusted source and global leader in providing proprietary data and information about clinical trials to both professionals and patients.
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closed 2/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Arsenal Capital Partners, acquired BresMed Health Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm investing in healthcare and specialty industrials companies, announced the acquisition of BresMed Health Solutions, a pioneer in providing health economic research, communications, and consulting services to the global pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Arsenal Capital Partners
Arsenal is a leading private equity firm that specializes in investments in middle‐market specialty industrials and healthcare companies. Since its inception in 2000, Arsenal has raised institutional equity investment funds of $5.3 billion, and completed more than 45 platform investments. "
target: BresMed Health Solutions Ltd
BresMed is a health economic and outcomes research consultancy that provides health economic solutions to the global pharmaceutical industry. Established in 2006, BresMed has more than 150 staff across offices in the U.K., Ireland, the Netherlands, the U.S., and India.
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announced 1/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Clarivate Analytics, will acquire Decision Resources Group

synopsis: Clarivate Analytics plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics, will acquire Decision Resources Group ("DRG"), a premier provider of high-value data, analytics and insights products and services to the healthcare industry, from Piramal Enterprises Limited, part of global business conglomerate Piramal Group.
buyer: Clarivate Analytics (:$964.58)
Clarivate Analytics is a research analytics software company that provides subscription-based services in research and patent analytics. Organizations and researchers rely on the knowledge bases from Clarivate for information about pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence and IP management. "
target parent: Piramal Group
target: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group (DRG) is uniquely positioned to help healthcare businesses improve the lives of patients around the world by creating patient-centric commercial strategies that drive better outcomes and better access.
price ($mm)
$950
rev ($mm)
$207
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$48
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4.6x
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20.0x
closed 8/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Decision Resources Group, acquired Context Matters

synopsis: Decision Resources Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of Context Matters, the innovative data technology start-up that developed a first-of-its-kind global market access integrated data platform.
buyer parent: Piramal Group
buyer: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group (DRG), a subsidiary of Piramal Enterprises Ltd., offers best-in-class, high-value data, analytics and insights products and services to the healthcare industry, delivered by more than 900 employees across 15 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. "
target: Context Matters
Context Matters is led by a team with extensive experience in the pharma & biotech and financial & information sectors with deep operational familiarity of the issues facing the pharmaceutical industry and those following the industry.
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announced 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Inovalon, Inc., will acquire Avalere Health LLC

synopsis: Inovalon, a leading technology company providing cloud-based analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to the healthcare industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Avalere Health, Inc., a leading provider of data-driven advisory services and business intelligence solutions to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry.
buyer: Inovalon, Inc. (INOV:$449.36)
Inovalon is a leading technology company that combines advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful insight and impact in clinical and quality outcomes, utilization, and financial performance across the healthcare landscape. "
target: Avalere Health LLC
Avalere Health, Inc. is a leading provider of data-driven advisory services and business intelligence solutions to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry.
price ($mm)
$140
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$47
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3.0x
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closed 12/4/2012 via BusinessWire

Decision Resources Group, acquired Abacus International

synopsis: Decision Resources Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms focusing on healthcare insights and analysis, announced that it has acquired Abacus International, a pioneer in evidence-based global market access solutions for many of the world’s leading healthcare companies.
buyer parent: Piramal Group
buyer: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on critical issues within the healthcare industry. The top biopharmaceutical, medical technology and managed care companies rely on the Company’s predictive analytics to make fully informed decisions. "
target: Abacus International
Abacus International is unique in its provision of services throughout the lifecycle of a pharmaceutical or medical device. They can provide tailored solutions to overcome each hurdle of the product development process, from pre-launch though to market access.
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closed 6/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

Piramal Healthcare Limited, acquired Decision Resources Group

synopsis: Piramal Healthcare Limited has completed its previously announced acquisition of Decision Resources Group, a US based company in the healthcare information segment. Decision Resources Group is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best in class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry.
buyer parent: Piramal Group
buyer: Piramal Healthcare Limited
With assets across North America, Europe and Asia, Piramal Healthcare is one of the largest pharmaceutical custom manufacturing companies across the world. It has significant presence in the global critical care space with sales of anesthesia products to over 100 countries. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on critical issues within the healthcare industry. The top biopharmaceutical, medical technology and managed care companies rely on the Company’s predictive analytics to make fully informed decisions.
price ($mm)
$635
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closed 7/10/2007 via

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Decision Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Decision Resources, Inc., one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, announced today that Providence Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm with more than $21 billion under management, will acquire majority control of the Company.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a private investment firm specializing in equity investments in communications and media companies around the world. The principals of Providence Equity manage funds with approximately $21 billion in equity commitments. "
target parent: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
target: Decision Resources, Inc.
Decision Resources, Inc. is a world leader in research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources consists of the medical technology business unit and the biopharma business unit.
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closed 1/6/2004 via PR Newswire

Boston Ventures Management, Inc., Castanea Partners, acquired Decision Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Castanea Partners and Boston Ventures Limited Partnership VI today announced the recapitalization of Decision Resources, Inc., with a total transaction value of $58 million. The Waltham, Massachusetts-based company is best known for its therapeutically-focused analyses of global pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets.
buyer: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
buyer: Castanea Partners
Boston Ventures Management, LLC is a private equity firm that has been an active investor and financial partner to management teams in the media, entertainment, publishing and information and communications sectors since 1983, earning the firm a franchise position in the private equity community. "
target: Decision Resources, Inc.
Decision Resources, Inc. is a world leader in research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources consists of the medical technology business unit and the biopharma business unit.
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$58
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closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Sudler & Hennessey, acquired System Analytic Ltd.

synopsis: Sudler & Hennessey, has acquired a majority stake in System Analytic for an undisclosed sum. Sudler is a global healthcare marketing and communications network, while London-based System Analytic’s database and online tools enable pharmaceutical companies to identify, map and engage key opinions leaders across a broad range of medical fields.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Sudler & Hennessey
Sudler & Hennessey is one of the world's leading healthcare communications firms, developing strategic promotional and educational programmes for a broad array of healthcare brands. "
target: System Analytic Ltd.
System Analytic Ltd. owns and operates a database and online tools to help pharmaceutical companies to identify and engages opinion leaders. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
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$3
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0.0x
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closed 12/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Audax Group, acquired Corrona, Inc.

synopsis: Audax Private Equity announced that it has recapitalized, in partnership with the management team, Corrona, LLC. Corrona provides real world evidence through syndicated registry data and analysis services, helping biopharmaceutical companies demonstrate the value of their products to clinicians, patients, payers, and regulators.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Group is a leading alternative investment manager with offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco. Since its founding in 1999, the firm has raised over $24 billion in capital across its Private Equity and Private Debt businesses. "
target parent: Great Point Partners
target: Corrona, Inc.
Corrona provides real world evidence through syndicated registry data and analysis services, helping biopharmaceutical companies demonstrate the value of their products to clinicians, patients, payers, and regulators.
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closed 9/10/2009 via BusinessWire

United BioSource Corporation, acquired Cognitive Drug Research, Ltd.

synopsis: United BioSource Corporation (UBC) announced the acquisition of Cognitive Drug Research, Ltd. (CDR), the leader in computerized cognitive testing for clinical trials. The CDR System is the most widely used computerized cognitive testing system in the world: it is used in more than 1000 trials encompassing approximately 50 different disease areas.
buyer parent: Oak Investment Partners
buyer: United BioSource Corporation
United BioSource Corporation accelerates the generation, analysis and communication of real world evidence by integrating scientific and operational expertise with innovative technology solutions to support global development and commercialization of medical products for life science companies. "
target: Cognitive Drug Research, Ltd.
Cognitive Drug Research, Ltd. (CDR) is the world leader in automated cognitive function assessment in phase I through phase IV clinical trials. Founded by Keith Wesnes in 1986, CDR’s proprietary cognitive assessment system can be administered to virtually any patient population in any environment.
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closed 11/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Precision for Value, acquired Redwood Outcomes

synopsis: Precision for Value, a company that supports commercial excellence for global pharmaceutical and life sciences clients through the demonstration and communication of product value and outcomes, announced its acquisition of Redwood Outcomes, a leading international health economics and outcomes research company.
buyer parent: Precision for Medicine
buyer: Precision for Value
Precision for Value supports excellence for global pharmaceutical and life sciences clients through the communication of product value and outcomes. The Precision for Value teams provide clients with services of industry knowledge, demonstrated analytics proficiency, and communications prowess. "
target: Redwood Outcomes
Redwood Outcomes is a Health Economics & Outcomes Research firm. They aim to advance and apply the science of evidence synthesis, integration, and communication to optimize health care decision-making.
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announced 8/8/2017 via GlobeNewswire

PRA Health Sciences, will acquire Symphony Health Solutions

synopsis: PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (“PRA”), a leading clinical research organization, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Symphony Health Solutions Corporation (“Symphony Health”), a privately-held best-in-class provider of data, analytics and consulting solutions to the life sciences market.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: PRA Health Sciences (PRAH:$1,698.48)
PRA Health Sciences is one of the world’s leading global contract research organizations, or CROs, by revenue, providing outsourced clinical development services to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Since 2000, PRA has participated in approximately 3,500 clinical trials worldwide. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Symphony Health Solutions
Symphony Health Solutions is a leading provider of high-value data, analytics, and technology solutions for biopharmaceutical manufacturers, healthcare providers, and payers. Symphony Health derived data improves health management decisions, and helps clients drive revenue growth.
price ($mm)
$530
rev ($mm)
$200
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EV / rev
2.7x
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announced 9/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Advarra, will acquire Forte Research Systems

synopsis: Advarra, the premier provider of institutional review board, institutional biosafety committee, and research quality and compliance consulting services, will acquire Forte, the industry's leading provider of standards-based clinical research technology solutions for major academic medical centers, cancer centers, and health systems.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators. "
target parent: Primus
target: Forte Research Systems
Forte provides software and services in the critical areas of clinical trial management, clinical data management, and research administration for cancer centers, academic medical centers, and health systems. Forte's flagship Clinical Trial Management System, OnCore manages clinical research data.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Advarra

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in financial services, healthcare, industrial technology, and software industries, has acquired Advarra, a leading provider of institutional review board, institutional biosafety committee, and research quality and compliance solutions that are critical to the drug development process.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Linden Capital Partners
target: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Advarra, acquired Kinetiq

synopsis: Advarra, the premier provider of institutional review board (IRB) and research quality and compliance consulting services, acquired Quorum’s research and technology consulting division, Kinetiq. Kinetiq delivers innovative solutions for human subject protection and compliance in clinical research.
buyer parent: Linden Capital Partners
buyer: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators. "
target parent: Quorum Review IRB
target: Kinetiq
Kinetiq is a consulting and technology division of Quorum Review IRB that delivers innovative solutions for human subject protection and compliance in clinical research.
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closed 5/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Audax Group, acquired Chesapeake Research Review

synopsis: Audax Group announced it has completed the recapitalization of Chesapeake Research Review, Inc. Chesapeake is a leading provider of independent institutional review board (“IRB”) services to major pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, universities, academic medical centers, and hospital systems.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Group, founded in 1999, is a leading investor in lower-middle market companies. With offices in Boston and New York, Audax has over $5 billion in assets under management in its Private Equity, Mezzanine, and Senior Debt businesses. "
target: Chesapeake Research Review
Chesapeake Research Review, Inc. provides human research protections services. It offers institutional review board services & human research protections consultation, including strategic & operational, IRB consultation services; ethical, scientific & applied bioethics review, education & auditing.
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closed 5/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Prometheus Group, acquired Viziya

synopsis: Prometheus Group, a leading global provider of asset management operations and optimization software, announced that is has acquired VIZIYA, a developer of enterprise asset management software, from Quarterhill Inc. VIZIYA designs and develops bolt-on software products to enhance enterprise resource planning-based asset maintenance systems.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators. "
target parent: Quarterhill Inc.
target: Viziya
Headquartered in Hamilton, Ontario, VIZIYA is the industry leader providing bolt-on software products to enhance ERP (enterprise resource planning)-based asset maintenance systems, delivering seamless integration and improving every stage of the maintenance process.
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$35
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closed 4/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Prometheus Group, acquired WorkTech

synopsis: Prometheus Group, a leading global provider of asset management operations and optimization software, has acquired WorkTech, a provider of contractor management and productivity solutions software. WorkTech enables organizations to optimize contractor spend by streamlining data capture, tracking, approvals, and payment processes.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators. "
target: WorkTech
WorkTech is a provider of contractor management and productivity solutions software for businesses in asset-intensive industries. WorkTech’s productivity suite integrates with Enterprise Asset Management or Enterprise Resource Planning systems to provide users a comprehensive view of relevant data.
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closed 12/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Prometheus Group, acquired Roser ConSys B.V.

synopsis: Prometheus Group, a global provider of asset management operations and optimization software, has acquired Holland-based Roser ConSys, a provider of plant shutdown, turnaround, and outages software. Roser ConSys works with customers in the oil, gas, and energy sectors, and its software suite will be integrated into Prometheus' software platform.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators. "
target: Roser ConSys B.V.
Holland-based Roser ConSys software is designed to optimize the quality and efficiency of shutdowns, turnarounds, and outages. The Roser Suite is an all-in-one approach to solving communication problems between different departments and programs used in maintenance projects.
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closed 10/25/2019 via BusinessWire

Prometheus Group, acquired Engica Technology Systems International

synopsis: Prometheus Group, a leading global provider of asset management operations and optimization software, announced the acquisition of U.K. based Engica, a provider of maintenance and safety management software.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators. "
target: Engica Technology Systems International
Engica is recognized as a world-leading provider of pioneering, multi-lingual, software for maintenance and safety management to a diverse client base of blue-chip companies around the world. Its industry-proven technologies dramatically improve work processes and drive operational excellence.
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announced 9/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Advarra, will acquire Forte Research Systems

synopsis: Advarra, the premier provider of institutional review board, institutional biosafety committee, and research quality and compliance consulting services, will acquire Forte, the industry's leading provider of standards-based clinical research technology solutions for major academic medical centers, cancer centers, and health systems.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators. "
target parent: Primus
target: Forte Research Systems
Forte provides software and services in the critical areas of clinical trial management, clinical data management, and research administration for cancer centers, academic medical centers, and health systems. Forte's flagship Clinical Trial Management System, OnCore manages clinical research data.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Stack Sports, acquired Affinity Sports and Blue Sombrero

synopsis: Stack Sports, a provider of sports technology, has acquired Affinity Sports and Blue Sombrero from DICK’S Sporting Goods, a sporting goods retailer. Affinity Sports provides cloud based management systems for the youth sports industry. Blue Sombrero provides web design, registration, and league management tools for youth sports organizations.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Stack Sports
Stack Sports is a global technology leader in Software as a Service platform offerings for the sports industry. They provide an integrated cloud-based technology platform that helps support national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations, parents, coaches, and athletes. "
target parent: Dick's Sporting Goods
target: Affinity Sports and Blue Sombrero
Affinity Sports is a technology innovator in cloud based management systems for youth sports administration and member management. Blue Sombrero is the leading provider of web design, websites, registration, and league management tools for youth sports organizations.
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announced 8/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Genstar Capital LLC, will acquire OEConnection LLC

synopsis: OEConnection LLC, the leading global automotive technology provider for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) distribution networks, will be acquired by Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: OEConnection LLC
OEC is the leading global automotive technology provider for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) distribution networks. Its suite of ecommerce, pricing, supply chain, business intelligence, part cataloging, data solutions, and services helps automakers and their dealer networks sell more OE parts.
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closed 8/1/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired RigData

synopsis: S&P Global Platts closed on the sale of RigData to Drillinginfo. RigData provides timely information pertaining to drilling activity in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico and western Canada for the oil and gas industry.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to the energy, power, and commodities markets. Its state-of-the-art SaaS platform offers sophisticated technology, powerful analytics, and industry-leading data. "
target parent: S&P Global
target: RigData
RigData provides timely information pertaining to drilling activity in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico and western Canada for the oil and gas industry. With more than 30 years of experience, RigData's reports have supplied information on the life of the well as detailed by its permits.
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closed 9/16/2019 via PE Hub

Sphera, acquired thinkstep

synopsis: Sphera, which is backed by Genstar Capital, has closed its previously announced acquisition of Stuttgart, Germany-based thinkstep, a provider of software and consulting services company that specializes in corporate sustainability and product stewardship.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Sphera
Sphera is the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship. Sphera has advanced Operational Excellence to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world. "
target: thinkstep
thinkstep, headquartered in Germany, enables organizations worldwide to succeed sustainably. thinkstep's software solutions, databases and consulting services help businesses drive operational excellence, exploit product innovation potential, enhance brand values and comply with regulatory issues.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Advarra

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in financial services, healthcare, industrial technology, and software industries, has acquired Advarra, a leading provider of institutional review board, institutional biosafety committee, and research quality and compliance solutions that are critical to the drug development process.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Linden Capital Partners
target: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/30/2019 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Prometheus Group

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the software, industrial technology, healthcare, and financial services industries, announced the acquisition of Prometheus Group, a leading provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, from Francisco Partners.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies for 30 years. Genstar targets investments focused on targeted segments of the software, industrial technology, healthcare, and financial services industries. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Hudl, acquired Krossover Intelligence

synopsis: Hudl has acquired Krossover to double down on their commitment to provide teams more powerful tools, faster breakdowns, and higher quality video. Krossover Intelligence is a leading sports film breakdown and statistics company. Krossover builds video and data management tools for sports teams
buyer: Hudl
Hudl is a software product offered by Agile Sports Technologies, a provider of coaching software for the sports industry. Hudl is a Web-based interactive video editing system that enables users to capture their team's videos, analyze and watch the videos online, and more. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: Krossover Intelligence
Krossover Intelligence is a leading sports film breakdown and statistics company. Krossover builds video and data management tools for sports teams at all levels of play. Their customers range from clubs and high schools all the way up to the professional ranks.
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closed 5/7/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Sphera, acquired SiteHawk

synopsis: Sphera, the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety, Operational Risk and Product Stewardship, announced the acquisition of SiteHawk, a leading software and services provider for Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and chemical data management solutions.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Sphera
Sphera is the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship. Sphera has advanced Operational Excellence to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world. "
target: SiteHawk
SiteHawk, which was founded in 1993, is based in Smyrna, Tennessee . The company's Software as a Service products and services are designed to deliver customers a complete approach to chemical management through data, intelligence and reporting to support safety, compliance and risk management.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired MineralSoft

synopsis: Drillinginfo, the leading energy SaaS and data analytics company, announced it has acquired MineralSoft. MineralSoft is a software platform designed to make managing mineral, royalty, and non-operated working interests easier and more profitable.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to the energy, power, and commodities markets. Its state-of-the-art SaaS platform offers sophisticated technology, powerful analytics, and industry-leading data. "
target: MineralSoft
MineralSoft is the leading software platform for managing minerals, royalties, and non-operated working interests. Focused exclusively on helping owners of these non-operated assets maximize value, MineralSoft delivers powerful revenue and land management solutions through its SaaS platform.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Sphera, acquired Petrotechnics Ltd

synopsis: Sphera, the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services, has acquired Petrotechnics, a leading global provider of operational risk software for hazardous industries. Petrotechnics' frontline risk mitigation software connects their client's operations, maintenance and planning processes.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Sphera
Sphera is the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship. Sphera has advanced Operational Excellence to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world. "
target: Petrotechnics Ltd
Petrotechnics is a leading global provider of operational risk software for hazardous industries. The company connects their client's operations, maintenance and planning processes with frontline risk mitigation software that provides safe system to work and electronic permit to work functionality.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

DrillingInfo Inc., will acquire Cortex Business Solutions

synopsis: Cortex Business Solutions Inc. (“Cortex”), a North American network-as-a-service e-invoicing solutions provider, announced that it has entered into an arrangement agreement under which Drilling Info, Inc. ("Drillinginfo"), a portfolio company of Genstar Capital Partners, LLC, has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Cortex.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to the energy, power, and commodities markets. Its state-of-the-art SaaS platform offers sophisticated technology, powerful analytics, and industry-leading data. Drillinginfo’s solutions deliver value across upstream, midstream and downstream markets."
target: Cortex Business Solutions (TSXV:CBX:$9.24)
Cortex is a service-centric, digital transformation solutions provider focused on revolutionizing B2B document exchange. They help businesses save time and money by replacing traditional paper-based manual systems with AP and AR invoice automation.
price ($mm)
$34
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
23.8x
closed 9/19/2018 via PE Hub

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired Oildex

synopsis: Drillinginfo, the leading energy SaaS and data analytics company, has acquired Oildex, the largest oil & gas financial automation software firm in North America. This combination will transform the way the industry connects, collaborates, and automates data exchange for financial transactions and field operations.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to oil and gas industries through a state-of-the-art SaaS platform built on industry-leading data and energy analytics. Their solutions deliver value across the upstream and downstream supply chain. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: Oildex
Oildex is transforming the way oil and gas companies manage their financial operations. More than 1,100 operators, 74,000 registered service providers, and millions of mineral rights owners in North America use the Oildex network to securely collaborate across their financial supply chains.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/16/2018 via PR Newswire

Sphera, acquired SparesFinder

synopsis: Sphera, the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Operational Risk, Environmental Performance and Product Stewardship, has announced the acquisition of sparesFinder, a leading U.K.-based Maintenance Repair & Operations (MRO) cloud-software company.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Sphera
Sphera is the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship. Sphera has advanced Operational Excellence to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world. "
target: SparesFinder
SparesFinder provides its clients with a cloud-based software platform and supporting services that allow them to standardize, govern, enrich, find and leverage their Maintenance Repair & Operations (MRO) and material master data across multiple business systems and in multiple languages.
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announced 7/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Fortive, will acquire Accruent, LLC

synopsis: Fortive Corporation, a diversified industrial growth company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Genstar Capital to acquire Accruent, a privately-held, leading provider of physical resource management software.
buyer: Fortive (FTV:$7,075.10)
Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of Professional Instrumentation and Industrial Technologies businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: Accruent, LLC
Accruent is a global software company that helps organizations achieve superior performance by transforming how they manage their physical resources. Its cloud-based software and services enable organizations to optimize all stages of real estate, facilities and asset management.
price ($mm)
$2,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired CRF Health

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading investor in healthcare technology and services companies, is pleased to announce the acquisition of CRF Health, a global provider of eCOA and eConsent solutions for the life sciences industry. CRF Health's eSource solutions improve trial engagement by making the patient the center of the clinical trial process.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies for more than 25 years. Based in San Francisco, Genstar works in partnership with its management teams to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: CRF Health
CRF Health is the leading provider of patient-centered eSource technology solutions for the life sciences industry. CRF Health's TrialMax® platform consistently demonstrates the industry's highest data accuracy, patient and site compliance, and patient retention.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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)
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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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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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EV / rev
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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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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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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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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

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

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

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

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

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

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

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

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($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)
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Ticker: TSE:6095
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MedPeer,Inc.
MedPeer,Inc.
MedPeer provides appropriate services at every stage of the clinical process physicians are involved in day-to-day clinical operation. Drug Evaluation provides detailed peer reviews of prescription drugs, and Meet the Experts allows members to consult expert physicians in specific therapeutic areas.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$9.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.94
EBIT ($mm)
$0.39
Net Income ($mm)
$0.20
Employees
44
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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)
$4,733.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,096.97
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,833.48
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$843.19
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: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,038.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$501.89
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: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,544.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.20
EBIT ($mm)
$293.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,081.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$857.00
EBIT ($mm)
$822.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,277.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
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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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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