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The Sage Group plc., acquired AutoEntry

synopsis: Sage, a global market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced it has acquired the Dublin-based AutoEntry, a leading provider of data entry automation for accountants, bookkeepers, and businesses. The acquisition accelerates Sage’s goal to become a quality SaaS company and follows a successful two-year partnership.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: AutoEntry
Ireland-based AutoEntry is an intelligent, automated solution developed by OCRex for accountants, bookkeepers, and Small-to-Medium Enterprises. AutoEntry captures and analyses scanned and photographed paper documents, automating data entry into a user’s accounting software, Excel, or CSV.
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closed 4/16/2013 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired TaxWorks

synopsis: The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has announced that it has acquired select assets of the TaxWorks software line from RedGear Technologies. TaxWorks, Inc. develops tax preparation software solutions for professional tax preparers.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target parent: H & R Block, Inc.
target: TaxWorks
TaxWorks, Inc. develops tax preparation software solutions for professional tax preparers. The company offers TaxWorks,1040WORKS, and ARKWORKS. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Kaysville, Utah.
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Microgen Plc, acquired Quorum Infoscreen

synopsis: Microgen plc is pleased to announce the acquisition of Infoscreen (Cyprus) Limited. Infoscreen (Quorum Infoscreen) is based in Cyprus with additional offices in Hong Kong and Belgrade. Infoscreen's software is used by approximately 200 clients in the Trust & Fund Administration sector providing the business with a strong recurring revenue base.
buyer: Microgen Plc (LSE:MCGN:$89.10)
Microgen is the owner of two software businesses, Aptitude Software and Microgen Financial Systems. Aptitude Software serves enterprise CFOs in a range of industries, helping them to streamline finance operations. Microgen Financial Systems offers a range of financial services technology systems. "
target: Quorum Infoscreen
InfoScreen is a software solution developer that specializes in the corporate administration and fiduciary sectors. ‘InfoScreen Quorum’ is their flagship corporate administration product and is the market leader in Cyprus.
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closed 7/18/2012 via BusinessWire

GoDaddy.com, acquired Outright, Inc.

synopsis: Go Daddy has purchased Outright, a cloud-based financial management application company. Created to provide an alternative to the frustrating and hard-to-maintain spreadsheets currently used by most small businesses, Outright’s mission is to provide small business owners simple, data-driven and community-enabled business management applications.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
Go Daddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web hosting provider and new SSL provider, focused on helping small businesses grow larger. Go Daddy provides dozens of cloud-based services and is the largest worldwide mass-market hosting provider by annual revenue. "
target: Outright, Inc.
Created to provide an alternative to the frustrating and hard-to-maintain spreadsheets currently used by most small businesses, Outright’s mission is to provide small business owners simple, data-driven and community-enabled business management applications.
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Attaché

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK-based leading provider of software to growing mid-market businesses, announced the acquisition of Attaché, an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Attaché
Attaché is an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ageras A/S, acquired Billy ApS

synopsis: Billy, a Danish company that offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers, has been acquired by Danish Ageras, which operates Europe's largest platform to match accountants and lawyers with companies.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Ageras A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Ageras aims to improve transparency within the financial sector and to make it easier for clients to choose the right financial specialist. Their network includes thousands of skilled partners, who are always ready and willing to provide clients with a quote. "
target: Billy ApS
Headquartered in Denmark, Billy offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers. The SaaS company offers an own-developed software platform allowing integration to over 75 essential transaction, salary and web shop specific business applications.
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Lendio, acquired Billy

synopsis: Lendio, the nation’s leading marketplace for small business loans, announced the acquisition of Billy, a billing and expense tracking solution that gives small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital. Billy is being re-branded as Sunrise.
buyer: Lendio
Lendio is a free online service that helps business owners find the right small business loans within minutes. Bringing all options together in one place, from short-term specialty financing to long-term, low-interest traditional loans, their technology makes small business lending simple. "
target: Billy
Billy is a cloud-based small business accounting platform. A billing and expense tracking solution, Billy gives solopreneurs and small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital.
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closed 7/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

H & R Block, Inc., acquired Wave Financials Inc.

synopsis: H&R Block, Inc. has acquired Canda-based Wave HQ Inc., a rapidly growing financial solutions platform focused on changing the way small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block, Inc. is a global consumer tax services provider. Tax return preparation services are provided by professional tax preparers in company-owned and franchise retail tax offices, and through H&R Block tax software products. H&R Block also offers adjacent Tax Plus products and services. "
target: Wave Financials Inc.
Canada-based Wave Financial Inc. provides software solutions and related services designed to help small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
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announced 11/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Xero Limited, will acquire Instafile

synopsis: Xero announced that they will acquire Instafile, a cloud-based accounts preparation and tax filing solution that connects UK accountants, bookkeepers and small businesses to UK compliance bodies. Instafile links directly to underlying Xero data to allow preparation and filing of Corporation Tax returns together with statutory accounts.
buyer: Xero Limited (ASX:XRO:$324.04)
Xero provides a cloud-based accounting software connects people with the right numbers anytime, anywhere, on any device. For accountants and bookkeepers, Xero helps build a trusted relationship with small business clients through online collaboration. "
target: Instafile
Founded in 2016, Instafile is a London based startup that provides cloud-based accounts and tax production for Xero. Instafile has created a remarkably easy and fast experience for accountants for filing statutory accounts and tax returns with Companies house and HMRC.
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closed 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

OANDA Corporation, acquired GFM Solutions Group

synopsis: OANDA has acquired GFM Solutions Group, a well-known risk management and financial reporting company offering cutting-edge software that enables corporate treasury, accounting and finance teams to better manage the impact of currency-related exposure in their business.
buyer: OANDA Corporation
OANDA® is a global online retail trading platform, currency data and analytics company. OANDA's award-winning technology and institutional-grade execution across a wide range of asset classes, enables clients to trade currencies, equity indices, commodities, treasuries and precious metals. "
target: GFM Solutions Group
GFM offers a host of financial risk advisory software as a service (SaaS) solutions including exposure measurement and management, hedge accounting and financial reporting, financial instrument valuation and regulatory compliance and risk management policy implementation.
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closed 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Merit Tarkvara AS

synopsis: Visma expands its geographic footprint and strengthens its Northern European leadership in cloud-based ERP for accountants and the SMB segment with the acquisition of Estonia based Merit Tarkvara. Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software.
buyer: Visma ASA
Based in Norway, Visma makes businesses more efficient, through offerings of software, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting. Visma simplifies and digitalizes core business processes within the private and public sector. "
target: Merit Tarkvara AS
Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software, with the key products Merit Aktiva and Merit Palk as effective and accessible cloud-based tools for both accountants and small business owners. Merit Tarkvara is headquartered in Estonia.
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closed 9/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Cegid SA, acquired Loop Software SAS

synopsis: Cegid, a major player in management solutions for professionals in Accounting, Finance and Tax, Payroll and Human Resources and Retail, announces the acquisition of the Loop Software (Loop). Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs.
buyer: Cegid SA
A leader in digital transformation, Cegid offers management systems and cloud services to help customers improve their performance. Cegid group offers a wide range of solutions for financial management, taxation and human resources, as well as business applications. "
target parent: KPMG International
target: Loop Software SAS
Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs. The company was born in 2012 from the meeting of accounting professionals and specialists in web technologies.
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closed 7/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

die Mobiliar, acquired bexio AG

synopsis: bexio, part of the RedAlpine fund, has been acquired by die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. bexio provides SMBs with customer management, order processing, easy bookkeeping and integrated E-Banking.
buyer: die Mobiliar
die Mobiliar is the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. The company has over 80 agencies throughout Switzerland and offers their services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They offer home insurance, building insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and more. "
target parent: RedAlpine
target: bexio AG
Based in Switzerland, bexio offers cloud-based business and accounting software solutions to manage their customers, write quotes and invoices, and more. It develops and sells accounting software for small and medium companies.
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closed 6/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nubox S.A., acquired Colppy

synopsis: Nubox, a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses, has acquired Colppy, a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy's platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
buyer: Nubox S.A.
Nubox is a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses in Latin America. Their easy-to-use products allows small businesses to effortlessly manage their accounting, send invoices electronically, pay employees, track cash-flow, and more. "
target: Colppy
Colppy is a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy allows businesses to manage their accounting from any computer or mobile device. The platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
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closed 5/23/2018 via PR Newswire

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired Taxfiler

synopsis: IRIS Software Group, the UK's leading business-critical software provider, is announcing it has acquired Taxfiler, the cloud tax and accounts provider for small accountancy practices. Taxfiler complements the IRIS portfolio which includes Keytime, PTP and IRIS, to offer a specific solution for the needs of every size of business.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS Software Group is the 6th largest privately-owned software supplier in the UK. IRIS offers the greatest range of specialist accountancy, financial management, human resource management, payroll and education solutions, delivered as a choice of integrated on premise and cloud-based applications."
target: Taxfiler
Taxfiler is the cloud tax and accounts provider for small accountancy practices. Taxfiler has established itself as a cloud-based monthly subscription service for agents and accountants to submit statutory accounts and tax returns for companies, partnerships, individuals and trusts.
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announced 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Royal Bank of Scotland, will acquire FreeAgent Inc.

synopsis: The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has agreed to buy FreeAgent, a software provider for UK micro-businesses and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
buyer: The Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE:RBS:$17,860.82)
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) provides financial products and services to personal and business customers throughout the UK and beyond. RBS serves around 18.9 million customers across the globe, and RBS aims to consistently meet their needs wherever they are. "
target: FreeAgent Inc. (:$12.68)
FreeAgent provides online accounting software made specifically for freelancers, small business owners and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
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$13
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announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

MYOB Limited, will purchase Accountants Practice Management Division from Reckon Limited

synopsis: Australian cloud accounting provider Reckon announced the sale of its Accountants Practice Management division to MYOB. Reckon's Accountants Practice Management division provides accounting, tax compliance and related software to more than 4,000 large and small accounting practices in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Group Ltd is a leading provider of online business management solutions. MYOB makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more. "
seller: Reckon Limited (ASX:RKN:$73.92)
Reckon's Accountants Practice Management division includes three operating businesses (Reckon APS, Reckon Elite, and Reckon Docs) that provide accounting, tax compliance and related software to more than 4,000 large and small accounting practices in Australia and New Zealand.
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closed 11/1/2017 via Company Press Release

Trintech Group Plc, acquired Adra Software AS

synopsis: Trintech, a leading global provider of integrated, cloud-based Record to Report software solutions for the office of finance, announced it has acquired Adra Software, a leading provider of financial close and reconciliation software for the European marketplace.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity
buyer: Trintech Group Plc (TTPA:$33.95)
Trintech is a leading provider of financial software solutions for the Record-to-Report process. Over 1,700 clients worldwide – including the majority of the Fortune 100 – rely on Trintech's cloud-based software to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve governance and transparency. "
target: Adra Software AS
Adra Software develops and markets software for financial process management and the financial close process, helping accounting and finance teams to work smarter and quicker, with better control and accuracy.
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closed 9/1/2017 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer NV, acquired Adsolut

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announces that it has signed and completed the acquisition of Adsolut, a fast-growing provider of collaborative tax and accounting solutions for tax advisors and their clients in Belgium. The company offers an integrated, modular software suite, that enables online collaboration between accountants and their clients.
buyer: Wolters Kluwer NV (ENXTAM:WKL:$4,899.67)
Wolters Kluwer is a leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax & accounting, finance, risk & compliance, and legal sectors. They help customers make critical decisions by providing solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized tech and services."
target: Adsolut
Founded in 2007, Adsolut offers an integrated, modular software suite, that enables online collaboration between accountants and their small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) clients.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Abacus Next, acquired OfficeTools

synopsis: AbacusNext, which provides case management and desktop-as-a-service cloud platforms to legal clients, has announced the acquisition of accounting practice management solutions provider OfficeTools. OfficeTools is the leading provider of practice management software and educational resources in the tax preparation and public accounting industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Abacus Next
Abacus Next® helps businesses with stringent security and compliance needs grow by providing Compliance-Ready™ turnkey technology solutions, allowing clients to leverage the power of cloud computing without the added challenges and expenses of managing complex IT infrastructures on their own. "
target: OfficeTools
OfficeTools is the leading provider of practice management software and educational resources in the tax preparation and public accounting industry. Their flagship application, WorkSpace™, combines a suite of core productivity and management features into an integrated solution.
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closed 9/27/2019 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired AutoEntry

synopsis: Sage, a global market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced it has acquired the Dublin-based AutoEntry, a leading provider of data entry automation for accountants, bookkeepers, and businesses. The acquisition accelerates Sage’s goal to become a quality SaaS company and follows a successful two-year partnership.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: AutoEntry
Ireland-based AutoEntry is an intelligent, automated solution developed by OCRex for accountants, bookkeepers, and Small-to-Medium Enterprises. AutoEntry captures and analyses scanned and photographed paper documents, automating data entry into a user’s accounting software, Excel, or CSV.
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closed 9/27/2019 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired AutoEntry

synopsis: Sage, a global market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced it has acquired the Dublin-based AutoEntry, a leading provider of data entry automation for accountants, bookkeepers, and businesses. The acquisition accelerates Sage’s goal to become a quality SaaS company and follows a successful two-year partnership.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: AutoEntry
Ireland-based AutoEntry is an intelligent, automated solution developed by OCRex for accountants, bookkeepers, and Small-to-Medium Enterprises. AutoEntry captures and analyses scanned and photographed paper documents, automating data entry into a user’s accounting software, Excel, or CSV.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Softland Ltda, acquired Balcony Software

synopsis: Softland, a leading company in ERP-type solutions in Latin America, announced the acquisition of Balcony Software, an Argentine company that develops and implements a solution that connects and manages the operation of “Marketplaces” with business management systems (ERP's).
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Softland Ltda
Softland is a company founded in 1982, and a leader in the area of ​​software solutions for business management in Latin America. Softland offers ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) management systems for small, medium and large companies. "
target: Balcony Software
Balcony Software is an Argentine company that develops and implements a solution that connects and manages the operation of “Marketplaces” with business management systems (ERP's).
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Sage Intacct, acquired Budgeta Inc.

synopsis: Sage announced the launch of Sage Intacct Budgeting and Planning, stemming from its acquisition of Budgeta. Budgeta makes it easy to build, collaborate, and share accurate budgets and forecasts. With Budgeta, everyone has access to fresh, reliable data - making it easier to drill deeper, ask more, and share easily.
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Sage Intacct
Sage Intacct is 100% invested in meeting the needs of financial professionals, focused on customer success, and committed to the cloud. Thousands of organizations rely on Sage Intacct’s best-in-class cloud ERP software, which is part of the Sage Business Cloud. "
target: Budgeta Inc.
Budgeta makes it easy to build, collaborate, and share accurate budgets and forecasts. With Budgeta, everyone has access to fresh, reliable data - making it easier to drill deeper, ask more, and share easily - all without the need for IT support or hiring additional dedicated analysts.
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announced 7/26/2017 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., will acquire Intacct Corporation

synopsis: The Sage Group plc announces that it has agreed to acquire Intacct Corporation (“Intacct”), a leading provider of cloud Financial Management Solutions in North America. Intacct is headquartered in San Jose, CA, and serves thousands of businesses in the North American scale-up and enterprise markets, both directly and through a network of partners.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything from money to people. "
target: Intacct Corporation
Intacct Corporation (“Intacct”) is a leading provider of cloud Financial Management Solutions. Intacct provides solutions targeted at growing businesses looking for rich financial and operational insight, process automation, seamless integration with their existing software, and advanced features.
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announced 6/2/2017 via PR Newswire

GTCR, LLC, will acquire Sage Payment Solutions

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sage Payment Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of payment processing and merchant acquiring solutions in North America.
buyer: GTCR, LLC
GTCR is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare, Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Growth Business Services industries. GTCR has invested more than $12 billion in over 200 companies. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage Payment Solutions
Sage Payment Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of payment processing and merchant acquiring solutions in North America. SPS provides credit card, ACH, check, gift and loyalty card processing services to small and medium-sized businesses in the United States and Canada.
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closed 4/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Syska, acquired Syska

synopsis: Syska is once again independent after completing a management buyout. Angelika Benes, Managing Director of Syska, acquired the company from its parent, Sage. Founded in 1992, Syska is a Karlsuhe, Germany-based provider of accounting software for small and medium-sized companies.
buyer: Syska
Syska GmbH, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, specializes in the development of accounting software for small and medium-sized companies. Their user friendly accounting software is easy to use and can be integrated into existing IT environments. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Syska
Syska GmbH, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, specializes in the development of accounting software for small and medium-sized companies. Their user friendly accounting software is easy to use and can be integrated into existing IT environments.
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The Sage Group plc., will acquire Compass.co

synopsis: The Sage Group plc ("Sage") announces an agreement to acquire Compass, a highly innovative analytics and benchmarking platform, currently providing thousands of ecommerce businesses worldwide with unique and actionable insights to help them grow and improve their performance.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything. "
target: Compass.co
Compass is a highly innovative analytics and benchmarking platform, currently providing thousands of ecommerce businesses worldwide with unique and actionable insights to help them grow and improve their performance.
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The Sage Group plc., will acquire Fairsail

synopsis: The Sage Group plc, the UK's largest tech company, announces an agreement to acquire Fairsail, the UK's fastest growing tech scale-up and the global cloud HCM and people management system for mid-sized businesses. Currently a minority shareholder, the acquisition will see Sage take full ownership of Fairsail.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything. "
target: Fairsail
Fairsail is UK's fastest growing global cloud HCM and people management system for mid-sized businesses. Fairsail is an end-to-end HCM and people solution that addresses workforce management challenges of mid-sized organizations and meets the needs of increasingly mobile and global companies.
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Visma Consulting Oy, acquired Viklo Oy

synopsis: Visma has acquired Viklo, a Finnish IT consulting company and further strengthens its position in the Finnish IT consulting market. Viklo Oy has a strong position in the Business intelligence and data warehouse market, delivering solutions and consulting to large Finnish corporations.
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Visma Consulting Oy
Visma Consulting is a Finnish ICT consulting and software solutions company. The company provides solutions in the area of eBusiness, case- and document management, CRM, portals and collaboration, and delivers solutions and services to large Finnish corporations and the public sector. "
target: Viklo Oy
Viklo is a company focusing on business intelligence, ERP and software solutions consulting. It was established in 2010 and has 18 employees in Jyväskylä and Tampere.
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announced 9/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

The Sage Group plc., will acquire PayChoice

synopsis: The Sage Group PLC said that it has agreed to acquire payroll and human resource services provider PAI Group Inc. The company provides a Fortune 500-style suite of payroll and HR services that frees the owner to focus on growing and managing their business.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
Sage North America began not as one company, but as the efforts of many entrepreneurs who built their successful products and businesses with a sincere focus on their customers. Their sole focus is to provide business management software and services to small and midsized businesses (SMBs). "
target: PayChoice
PayChoice has helped small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB) succeed by providing them a Fortune 500-style suite of payroll and HR services that frees the owner to focus on growing and managing their business.
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announced 7/21/2014 via Company Press Release

Sage Software, Inc., will acquire Exact Software Deutschland GmbH

synopsis: The Sage Group plc announces an agreement to acquire Exact Software Deutschland GmbH, one of the leading suppliers for the region Germany, Austria, Switzerland (DA-CH region). Their software solutions include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) , payroll , payroll online , payroll service and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Sage Software, Inc.
Sage Software, Inc. develops and supplies accounting and business management software and services for start-up, small, midsized, and larger businesses in construction, distribution, manufacturing, nonprofit, and real estate industries in North America and internationally. "
target parent: Exact Holding N.V.
target: Exact Software Deutschland GmbH
Exact Software is one of the leading suppliers for the region Germany, Austria, Switzerland (DA-CH region). Their software solutions include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) , payroll , payroll online , payroll service and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Sage Construction, acquired Sage Construction

synopsis: Eque2 has announced a management buyout of the Sage Construction. Sage is a global supplier of business management software solutions and related products and services. This software ranges from accounts and ERP, HR and payroll, forecasting and business intelligence to customer relationship management, e-business and help for start-ups.
buyer: Sage Construction
Sage Construction delivers software expertise in construction and contracting. It has software and services to help with financial and operational management; handling contracts and subcontractors; estimating; cost-planning and post-contract valuations; workflow; and document management. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage Construction
Sage Construction delivers software expertise in construction and contracting. It has software and services to help with financial and operational management; handling contracts and subcontractors; estimating; cost-planning and post-contract valuations; workflow; and document management.
price ($mm)
$3.89
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/30/2013 via Company Press Release

Sidetrade SA, purchased FRP Collect from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Sidetrade completed the takeover of the Sage FRP Collect business from Sage in France, one of the leading global suppliers of Business Management Software. The Sage FRP Collect business help manage financial relationships with customers.
buyer: Sidetrade SA (ENXTPA:ALBFR:$20.55)
Sidetrade is a SaaS pioneer, offering companies solutions for financial customer relationship management. Sidetrade combines its cloud computing technology, Sidetrade Network, with expert resources and best practice to create value for companies. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
Sage is a leading supplier of business management software and services to more than 6 million customers worldwide. The Sage FRP Collect business help manage financial relationships with customers.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/20/2013 via BusinessWire

Swiftpage, purchased Sage ACT! and Sage SalesLogix from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Swiftpage announced it has finalized its acquisition of the ACT! and SalesLogix customer relationship management (CRM) businesses from The Sage Group plc. The new combined company provides integrated marketing and CRM solutions to more than 1,000 resellers and millions of end users worldwide.
buyer: Swiftpage
Swiftpage is the leading marketing services platform for small business customers. Within their whitelabeled solution are powerful and innovative small business marketing services to meet customers’ needs. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
Sage ACT! makes it easy for customers to manage anything and everything related to their contacts and calendar. Sage SalesLogix is a powerful CRM solution that provides a complete view of customer interactions across businesses.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/15/2013 via PR Newswire

Accel-KKR, will purchase Sage Nonprofit Solutions from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity investment firm, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Sage Nonprofit Solutions, a leading provider of accounting, donor and fundraising management, and grant management software solutions to non-profit organizations, from The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused private equity firm with over $2.3 billion in assets under management. The firm invests primarily in software and IT-enabled businesses well positioned for top-line and bottom-line growth. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
Sage Nonprofit Solutions is a leading provider of accounting, donor and fundraising management, and grant management software solutions to non-profit organizations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/15/2013 via BNC Analysis

Argos Soditic S.A., will purchase European Non-core Products from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Argos Soditic S.A. in Europe has offered to acquire The Sage Group P.L.C.'s non-core products based in Europe: Sage C&I- its France construction line; Sage ATL- its France distribution line; Sage Automotive-its France car dealer line; Sage Aytos- its Spain local government product line.
buyer: Argos Soditic S.A.
Argos Soditic is a private equity firm specializing in investments in management buyouts, management buyins, development capital situations, and spin-offs by large corporations and provides mezzanine financing. The firm prefers to invest in small to medium sized privately or publicly held companies."
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
Sage is a leading supplier of business management software and services. Its European non-core products include Aytos governance and e-administration solutions, C&I construction software, ATL trading and distribution management solutions, and Automotive trade management solutions.
price ($mm)
$53
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2012 via BusinessWire

Insperity, Inc., purchased Sage TimeSheet Software from Sage Software, Inc.

synopsis: Insperity, Inc. announced that InsperityTM Time and Attendance acquired the Sage TimeSheet solution from Sage North America. Sage TimeSheet provides all the tools needed to accurately collect project time and expense data, track actual costs against a budget and generate more accurate time-to-completion estimates.
buyer: Insperity, Inc. (NSP:$2,158.82)
Insperity, a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses, provides an array of human resources and business solutions designed to help improve business performance. InsperityTM Business Performance Advisors offer the most comprehensive suite of products and services available in the marketplace. "
seller parent: The Sage Group plc.
seller: Sage Software, Inc.
Sage Software, Inc. develops and supplies accounting and business management software and services for start-up, small, midsized, and larger businesses in construction, distribution, manufacturing, nonprofit, and real estate industries in North America and internationally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Folhamatic Group, acquired EBS Empresa Brasileira de Sistemas

synopsis: The Sage Group plc announces that through its subsidiary Folhamatic Tecnologia em Sistemas S.A., it has acquired EBS Empresa Brasileira de Sistemas Ltda., a provider of accounting, business management and tax software in Brazil.
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: The Folhamatic Group
The Folhamatic Group serves c.13,000 accounting firms (out of c.78,000 in Brazil) and c.46,000 SMEs. Its software and services provide accounting, tax and payroll software to accounting firms and businesses complemented by the provision of integrated regulatory content and training services. "
target: EBS Empresa Brasileira de Sistemas
EBS Empresa Brasileira de Sistemas provides accounting, business management and tax software. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Curitiba, Brazil.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Sage Group plc., acquired The Folhamatic Group

synopsis: The Sage Group plc announced it has acquired a controlling interest in Folhamatic Group, a leading provider of accounting, tax and payroll and regulatory content software in Brazil.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
The Sage Group plc is a leading global supplier of business management software and related products and services, principally for small to medium-sized enterprises. "
target: The Folhamatic Group
The Folhamatic Group serves c.13,000 accounting firms (out of c.78,000 in Brazil) and c.46,000 SMEs. Its software and services provide accounting, tax and payroll software to accounting firms and businesses complemented by the provision of integrated regulatory content and training services.
price ($mm)
$158*
rev ($mm)
$67
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
23.3x
closed 11/11/2011 via Market Wire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Sage Healthcare

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners has completed its acquisition of the Sage Healthcare Division from The Sage Group plc. The new company will be called Vitera Healthcare Solutions, which will continue serving the ambulatory market with its current line of electronic health records (EHR), practice management and revenue cycle management products.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, based in San Francisco with offices in Chicago and Austin, invests over $2 billion in capital committed to dynamic, successful technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage Healthcare
Sage Software Healthcare, Inc. provides software products for the healthcare market in North America. The company’s products include integrated solutions for electronic health records, practice management, radiology, community health, business intelligence, and electronic data interchange.
price ($mm)
$315
rev ($mm)
$241
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/27/2019 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired AutoEntry

synopsis: Sage, a global market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced it has acquired the Dublin-based AutoEntry, a leading provider of data entry automation for accountants, bookkeepers, and businesses. The acquisition accelerates Sage’s goal to become a quality SaaS company and follows a successful two-year partnership.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,469.33)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: AutoEntry
Ireland-based AutoEntry is an intelligent, automated solution developed by OCRex for accountants, bookkeepers, and Small-to-Medium Enterprises. AutoEntry captures and analyses scanned and photographed paper documents, automating data entry into a user’s accounting software, Excel, or CSV.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Attaché

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK-based leading provider of software to growing mid-market businesses, announced the acquisition of Attaché, an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Attaché
Attaché is an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ageras A/S, acquired Billy ApS

synopsis: Billy, a Danish company that offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers, has been acquired by Danish Ageras, which operates Europe's largest platform to match accountants and lawyers with companies.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Ageras A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Ageras aims to improve transparency within the financial sector and to make it easier for clients to choose the right financial specialist. Their network includes thousands of skilled partners, who are always ready and willing to provide clients with a quote. "
target: Billy ApS
Headquartered in Denmark, Billy offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers. The SaaS company offers an own-developed software platform allowing integration to over 75 essential transaction, salary and web shop specific business applications.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Lendio, acquired Billy

synopsis: Lendio, the nation’s leading marketplace for small business loans, announced the acquisition of Billy, a billing and expense tracking solution that gives small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital. Billy is being re-branded as Sunrise.
buyer: Lendio
Lendio is a free online service that helps business owners find the right small business loans within minutes. Bringing all options together in one place, from short-term specialty financing to long-term, low-interest traditional loans, their technology makes small business lending simple. "
target: Billy
Billy is a cloud-based small business accounting platform. A billing and expense tracking solution, Billy gives solopreneurs and small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

H & R Block, Inc., acquired Wave Financials Inc.

synopsis: H&R Block, Inc. has acquired Canda-based Wave HQ Inc., a rapidly growing financial solutions platform focused on changing the way small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block, Inc. is a global consumer tax services provider. Tax return preparation services are provided by professional tax preparers in company-owned and franchise retail tax offices, and through H&R Block tax software products. H&R Block also offers adjacent Tax Plus products and services. "
target: Wave Financials Inc.
Canada-based Wave Financial Inc. provides software solutions and related services designed to help small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
price ($mm)
$405
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Merit Tarkvara AS

synopsis: Visma expands its geographic footprint and strengthens its Northern European leadership in cloud-based ERP for accountants and the SMB segment with the acquisition of Estonia based Merit Tarkvara. Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software.
buyer: Visma ASA
Based in Norway, Visma makes businesses more efficient, through offerings of software, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting. Visma simplifies and digitalizes core business processes within the private and public sector. "
target: Merit Tarkvara AS
Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software, with the key products Merit Aktiva and Merit Palk as effective and accessible cloud-based tools for both accountants and small business owners. Merit Tarkvara is headquartered in Estonia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Cegid SA, acquired Loop Software SAS

synopsis: Cegid, a major player in management solutions for professionals in Accounting, Finance and Tax, Payroll and Human Resources and Retail, announces the acquisition of the Loop Software (Loop). Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs.
buyer: Cegid SA
A leader in digital transformation, Cegid offers management systems and cloud services to help customers improve their performance. Cegid group offers a wide range of solutions for financial management, taxation and human resources, as well as business applications. "
target parent: KPMG International
target: Loop Software SAS
Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs. The company was born in 2012 from the meeting of accounting professionals and specialists in web technologies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

die Mobiliar, acquired bexio AG

synopsis: bexio, part of the RedAlpine fund, has been acquired by die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. bexio provides SMBs with customer management, order processing, easy bookkeeping and integrated E-Banking.
buyer: die Mobiliar
die Mobiliar is the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. The company has over 80 agencies throughout Switzerland and offers their services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They offer home insurance, building insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and more. "
target parent: RedAlpine
target: bexio AG
Based in Switzerland, bexio offers cloud-based business and accounting software solutions to manage their customers, write quotes and invoices, and more. It develops and sells accounting software for small and medium companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nubox S.A., acquired Colppy

synopsis: Nubox, a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses, has acquired Colppy, a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy's platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
buyer: Nubox S.A.
Nubox is a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses in Latin America. Their easy-to-use products allows small businesses to effortlessly manage their accounting, send invoices electronically, pay employees, track cash-flow, and more. "
target: Colppy
Colppy is a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy allows businesses to manage their accounting from any computer or mobile device. The platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/9/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Panostaja, will acquire Oscar Software Group Oy

synopsis: Panostaja Oyj, an investment company, has signed an agreement to acquire the share capital of Oscar Software Group Oy, a software service company specialized in the development of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and various business services. Both companies are based in Tampere, Finland.
buyer: Panostaja (HLSE:PNA1V:$242.58)
Panostaja is an investment company developing Finnish SMEs in the role of an active majority shareholder. The company aims to be the most sought-after partner for business owners selling their companies as well as for the best managers and investors. "
target: Oscar Software Group Oy
Oscar Software Group Oy, established in 2005, is a software service company specialized in the development of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and various business services. They are located in Tampere, Finland.
price ($mm)
$5.93*
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Royal Bank of Scotland, will acquire FreeAgent Inc.

synopsis: The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has agreed to buy FreeAgent, a software provider for UK micro-businesses and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
buyer: The Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE:RBS:$17,860.82)
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) provides financial products and services to personal and business customers throughout the UK and beyond. RBS serves around 18.9 million customers across the globe, and RBS aims to consistently meet their needs wherever they are. "
target: FreeAgent Inc. (:$12.68)
FreeAgent provides online accounting software made specifically for freelancers, small business owners and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
price ($mm)[EV]
$69 [$64]
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired ACCEO Solutions

synopsis: Constellation Software announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, N. Harris Computer Corporation, has acquired Acceo Solutions. Acceo provides management, accounting and payment solutions, consulting and support for e-business to small and medium businesses, hardware and building centers, retail, public sector, daycare centers and tour operators.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
N. Harris Computer Corporation focuses on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies. Their focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers over time. "
target: ACCEO Solutions
A leading Canadian IT company with approximately 60,000 clients, Acceo Solutions specializes in the design, implementation and integration of, and support for, management software; e-business development; and payment, professional, and technical services.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$93
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Advanced, acquired Hudman Limited

synopsis: Advanced, a provider of healthcare, enterprise, and other business solutions and services to the public and private sectors, has acquired Hudman, a provider of cloud-based ERP solutions for small and medium sized businesses. Hudman's software covers the entire business process, from accounts and payroll, to operations, stock, customers and more.
buyer: Advanced
Advanced is a provider of healthcare, enterprise, and other business solutions and services to the public and private sectors. Their healthcare portfolio includes patient care management and clinical software solutions, while its enterprise suite includes financial management, HR, payroll, and CRM. "
target: Hudman Limited
Hudman provides cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions for small and medium sized businesses. Specialising in software for manufacturing, construction, installation and project based industries, they offer solutions that can adapt to suit the needs of modern businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Oracle Corporation, acquired NetSuite, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle announced that a majority of the unaffiliated shares of NetSuite Inc. were validly tendered and the other conditions to the tender offer have been satisfied. The acquisition of NetSuite will be consummated by Oracle on Monday, November 7, 2016. NetSuite is the world's leading provider of cloud-based business management software.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,531.00)
Oracle Corporation is the world's largest enterprise software company. It offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. "
target: NetSuite, Inc. (N:$897.49)
NetSuite is the world's leading provider of cloud-based business management software. NetSuite helps companies manage core business processes with a single, fully integrated system covering ERP/financials, CRM, ecommerce, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,794 [$6,622]*
rev ($mm)
$897
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired e-conomic International

synopsis: Hellman & Friedman-backed TeamSystem has wholly acquired Danish cloud accounting business E-conomic International. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Copenhagen, E-conomic develops software focusing on accounting services for SMEs. The acquisition is part of TeamSystem's M&A strategy, expanding its product offering to cloud-based marketplaces.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the largest provider of accounting, payroll, and business management software for accountants and small and medium-sized enterprises in Italy. The Company offers a broad range of mission-critical, on-premise and cloud solutions to a diversified base of its customers. "
target parent: Visma ASA
target: e-conomic International
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Copenhagen, E-conomic develops a software focusing on accounting services for SMEs. The company claims 2,500 clients across southern Europe, England and Germany, and currently employs 15 people.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/11/2016 via Company Press Release

Forterro Inc., acquired SYLOB SAS

synopsis: Forterro, a group of European ERP software and services companies, announced that it has acquired privately-held Sylob, a leading supplier of ERP software for small to midmarket manufacturers of industrial products in France.
buyer: Forterro Inc.
Forterro is a group of software companies that deliver strong operational ERP functionality to specialized geographical or vertical markets. The Forterro portfolio of ERP software solutions serves more than 3,000 customers around the world. "
target: SYLOB SAS
Sylob has developed and implemented ERP software solutions exclusively for industrial SMEs in France. Sylob serves an active community of users across a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive, electronics, industrial machinery, plastics, and jewelry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, will acquire Fortnox AB

synopsis: Visma AS, a leading provider of business software, outsourcing services and services for accounting and administration in the Nordics, announced a recommended public cash offer to the shareholders of Fortnox AB to tender all their shares in Fortnox to Visma. Fortnox provides accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies.
buyer: Visma ASA
Visma is the leading provider of business software and services for accounting and administration. Visma is known for developing leading software solutions and high-quality services for satisfied customers in combination with financial strength and solid growth. "
target: Fortnox AB (:$17.37)
With approximately 115,000 customers, Fortnox is a leading provider of accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies, associations, schools and accounting firms. Fortnox offers a full range of programs including accounting, billing, sales support, time tracking and payroll.
price ($mm)[EV]
$168 [$163]
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
9.4x
EV / EBITDA
46.1x
closed 3/31/2016 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Quicken Investment Services, Inc.

synopsis: Quicken, the leading personal finance software that empowers consumers to easily manage their finances, announces that H.I.G. Capital, a leading global investment firm, has completed its acquisition of the company. Quicken, a top personal money management software, has been the trusted financial solution for millions of consumers.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target parent: Intuit, Inc.
target: Quicken Investment Services, Inc.
Quicken Investment Services, Inc. provides software and services to manage personal and small business finances. The company offers personal finance products, such as Quicken Online to control personal finances and Quicken Deluxe to get a snapshot of monthly spending.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

e-conomic International, acquired SpeedLedger AB

synopsis: e-conomic International, backed by private equity investor HgCapital, announced that its holding company has acquired a majority stake in Gothenburg-based SaaS accounting firm, SpeedLedger, a Swedish leader in web-based accounting for micro businesses and the second largest company in Sweden’s web-based accounting sector.
buyer: e-conomic International
e-conomic International A/S is one of Europe’s leading Software as a Service (‘SaaS’) accounting and SME solution providers. e-conomic online accounting software is easy to use and specially developed for small and medium-sized companies. "
target: SpeedLedger AB
SpeedLedger is a Swedish leader in web-based accounting for micro businesses and the second largest company in Sweden’s web-based accounting sector. The company has 55 employees and a customer base of more than 25,000 companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Stratatel Limited, will acquire JCurve Solutions

synopsis: Stratatel Limited, an Australian software company providing cloud-based telecommunications expense management solutions to businesses internationally, is pleased to announce it has signed a Heads of Agreement to acquire the software design and promotion business of JCurve Solutions, a leading cloud-based accounting and ERP software provider.
buyer: Stratatel Limited
Stratatel Limited provides specialised and innovative business-to-business software solutions and services. Founded in 1997, Stratatel developed its flagship business software solution FleetManager to enable organisations to monitor and manage their telecommunications. "
target: JCurve Solutions (ASX:JCS:$8.13)
JCurve are one of the only providers of a fully featured, fully integrated system specifically tailored to the needs of small businesses in the Australia and New Zealand region. Its software is delivered in the ‘Cloud’ and is steadily increasing its market share in Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$3.27
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: LSE:SGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Sage Group plc.
The Sage Group plc.
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,469.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$679.58
EBIT ($mm)
$631.60
Net Income ($mm)
$407.23
Employees
13003
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Ticker: ASX:XRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xero Limited
Xero Limited
Xero provides online accounting software and services for small to medium sized businesses. Its accounting system has a cashbook, automated daily bank feeds, invoicing, debtors, creditors, sales tax and reporting.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$324.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2302
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Ticker: ASX:RKN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited (RKN) is an Australian publicly listed company well known as a leading provider of software solutions for accounting and bookkeeping professionals, as well as small to medium sized businesses, small office/home office users and personal wealth management.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$73.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.15
EBIT ($mm)
$10.70
Net Income ($mm)
$7.78
Employees
118
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Ticker: NCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, healthcare, entertainment, and public sector organizations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,424.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$814.00
EBIT ($mm)
$649.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
34000
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Ticker: SSNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SS&C Technologies, Inc.
SS&C Technologies, Inc.
SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,388.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,388.60
EBIT ($mm)
$884.40
Net Income ($mm)
$317.60
Employees
22600
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Ticker: RHXI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rahaxi, Inc.
FreeStar Technology Corp. provides mission-critical solutions to the financial industry worldwide. Working with merchants and acquires in more than twenty countries, our product suite has empowered partners to focus on their core competencies.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$6.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($17.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($18.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:ALY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight Inc's Big Data Analytics platform helps transform data into narratives. Their flagship product Capital Cube provides high-quality financial research and content for investors, information providers, finance portals and media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:SOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StatPro Group PLC
StatPro Group PLC
StatPro is a global provider of award winning portfolio analytics solutions for the investment community. The Group's cloud-based platform provides vital analysis of portfolio performance, attribution, risk and compliance.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$69.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.50
EBIT ($mm)
$4.94
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
285
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Ticker: BLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. They help clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares®, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13,880.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,602.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,300.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,199.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: MORN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of Internet, software, and print-based products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,109.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$265.90
EBIT ($mm)
$199.20
Net Income ($mm)
$166.80
Employees
6557
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Ticker: EBIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ebix, Inc.
Ebix, Inc.
Ebix is a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry. It provides solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges and risk compliance solutions to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$532.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$168.97
EBIT ($mm)
$156.43
Net Income ($mm)
$92.64
Employees
9263
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Ticker: MKTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$463.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$246.49
EBIT ($mm)
$224.84
Net Income ($mm)
$185.05
Employees
454
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Ticker: QTWO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Q2 Software, Inc.
Q2 Software, Inc.
Q2 is a secure, cloud-based digital transformation solutions company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Q2's digital banking solutions for deposits, money movement, lending, leasing, security and fraud enable financial institutions to deliver a better financial experience to their account holders.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$276.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($29.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($43.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LineData Services
LineData Services
Linedata is a global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit community. Linedata applies its market and client insight to provide innovative and flexible mission-critical software and services that help its clients grow in over 50 countries.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$197.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.46
EBIT ($mm)
$32.76
Net Income ($mm)
$26.19
Employees
1267
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Ticker: BUSE:OPUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opus Global, Inc.
Opus Global is a global risk and compliance SaaS and data solution company, founded on a simple premise: that faster, better decisions in compliance and risk management give businesses an extraordinary advantage in the marketplace.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$160.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.64
EBIT ($mm)
$18.91
Net Income ($mm)
$21.05
Employees
47
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Ticker: LSE:SGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Sage Group plc.
The Sage Group plc.
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,469.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$679.58
EBIT ($mm)
$631.60
Net Income ($mm)
$407.23
Employees
13003
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Ticker: ASX:XRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xero Limited
Xero Limited
Xero provides online accounting software and services for small to medium sized businesses. Its accounting system has a cashbook, automated daily bank feeds, invoicing, debtors, creditors, sales tax and reporting.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$324.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2302
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Ticker: ASX:RKN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited (RKN) is an Australian publicly listed company well known as a leading provider of software solutions for accounting and bookkeeping professionals, as well as small to medium sized businesses, small office/home office users and personal wealth management.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$73.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.15
EBIT ($mm)
$10.70
Net Income ($mm)
$7.78
Employees
118
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Ticker: HUBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HubSpot, Inc.
HubSpot, Inc.
HubSpot is the world's leading inbound marketing and sales platform. Over 13,500 customers in more than 90 countries use HubSpot's software, services, and support to transform the way they attract, engage, and delight customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$632.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($32.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($46.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3204
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Ticker: INTU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intuit, Inc.
Intuit, Inc.
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,593.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,952.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,744.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,445.00
Employees
8900
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Ticker: TSE:3983
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
oRo Co., Ltd.
oRo Co., Ltd.
oRo, based in Japan, has two main divisions, a business solutions division which develops cloud software 'ZAC Enterprise' and 'Reforma PSA' and a communication division which focuses on digital advertising.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.68
EBIT ($mm)
$9.28
Net Income ($mm)
$6.17
Employees
337
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Ticker: OTCPK:EPAZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Epazz, Inc.
Epazz, Inc.
Epazz, Inc. specializes in enterprise cryptocurrency blockchain mobile apps and cloud business process software, with more than 500 repeat customers. Epazz technology makes it easy to convert legacy systems into cloud business process software.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.28
Net Income ($mm)
$0.05
Employees
8
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Ticker: UPLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upland Software
Upland Software
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$183.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.21
EBIT ($mm)
$16.93
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
667
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Ticker: AIM:IMTK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imaginatik
Imaginatik
Imaginatik is the only innovation solution provider which has uniquely combined a proven innovation program with purpose-built idea management software to enable companies to achieve breakthrough and continuous innovation at scale.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4.37
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.34)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
35
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Ticker: HLSE:BAS1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BasWare Oyj
BasWare Oyj
Basware is the global leader in providing purchase-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions in the world of commerce. Basware empowers companies to unlock value across their financial operations by simplifying and streamlining key financial processes.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$184.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.83
EBIT ($mm)
($11.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1829
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Ticker: TSXV:CBX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cortex Business Solutions
Cortex Business Solutions
Cortex is a North American business to business network as a service that enables electronic invoicing. They reduce invoice processing times and costs through a simplified document exchange, using flexible connections and tools that leverage existing customer technology and processes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.41
EBIT ($mm)
$1.35
Net Income ($mm)
$3.80
Employees
65
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