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closed 11/20/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

OneTrust LLC, acquired Privacy Core

synopsis: OneTrust, the largest and most widely used privacy, security, and third-party risk technology platform announced its acquisition of the IAPP's Privacy Core e-learning solution, an online solution that is designed to train staff in privacy awareness.
buyer: OneTrust LLC
OneTrust, a software platform for privacy professionals, is designed to operationalize data privacy compliance and Privacy by Design. Their web-based console helps automate privacy impact assessments and data mapping, identify privacy risks, and enforce risk management and control activities. "
target parent: International Association of Privacy Professionals
target: Privacy Core
Privacy Core e-learning helps clients train their enterprise in privacy essentials. With an ever-expanding library of content-rich subject matter, this affordable, SCORM-compliant online solution is specifically designed to train staff in privacy awareness.
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closed 5/22/2018 via Company Press Release

KnowBe4, acquired exploqii GmbH

synopsis: KnowBe4, provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, announced that it has acquired international content provider exploqii. Exploqii provides a multi-lingual library of pre-produced 2-minute educational videos in the categories of cybersecurity, security, data privacy and compliance.
buyer: KnowBe4
KnowBe4, the provider of the most popular integrated new-school security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 13,000 organizations worldwide. KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness of social engineering tactics. "
target: exploqii GmbH
In addition to the creation of bespoke explanatory animation videos, exploqii provides a multi-lingual library of pre-produced 2-minute educational videos in the categories of cybersecurity, security, data privacy and compliance.
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closed 5/7/2015 via BusinessWire

SkillSoft Limited, acquired Vodeclic SAS

synopsis: Skillsoft Limited, a global leader in learning and talent management, has completed the acquisition of Vodeclic SAS, a leading provider of new generation video courses. Vodeclic is an enterprise learning solution for desktop and collaborative skills.
buyer parent: Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP
buyer: SkillSoft Limited
Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. "
target: Vodeclic SAS
Vodeclic is a cloud-based training company for desktop software, web apps and cloud services. With over 25,000 how-to videos in six languages – and 1000+ new additions each month – Vodeclic.com is an all-in-one solution designed to help users enhance their digital, internet and collaborative skills.
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closed 9/15/2013 via Washington Post

U.S. Boston Capital Corporation, acquired Tech 2000, Inc.

synopsis: An investment group led by Washington entrepreneur S. Tien Wong and U.S. Boston Capital has acquired Tech 2000, a Herndon-based e-learning mobile app and content management software.
buyer: U.S. Boston Capital Corporation
U.S. Boston Capital provides wealth management services to their clients by forming lasting relationships built on trust, respect, and thoughtful advice. U.S. Boston has been offering strategic perspective, personalized service, and sophisticated investment management and opportunities. "
target: Tech 2000, Inc.
Tech 2000 is a Herndon-based e-learning mobile app and content management software. Tech 2000 began as a traditional “books and classroom” corporate training business, with instructors delivering technology training from company-operated classrooms.
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closed 2/12/2019 via BusinessWire

EdCast, acquired Leapest

synopsis: EdCast, known as the operating system for the knowledge economy, announced the acquisition of Rotterdam-based Leapest. Founded in 2017, Leapest hosts three integrated training resource marketplaces on one platform, featuring over 5,000 learning products and instructors from all over the world.
buyer: EdCast
EdCast is a personal learning network to enhance human ability to collaborate and learn across educational materials, instructors,students and employers. EdCast Knowledge Cloud powers online learning portals built on OpenedX for world class institutions, enterprises, governments and non-profits. "
target: Leapest
Leapest is a corporate training ecosystem and a B2B Marketplace for training resources including courseware, eLearning, business simulations, certifications and instructor service. Their current catalog features key topics in IT training.
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closed 7/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired Train Simple

synopsis: Pluralsight, the global leader in online learning for technology professionals, has acquired Adobe-centric video training company Train Simple. Creative professionals and top companies like Disney, GE and DreamWorks use Train Simple to learn industry-standard software like Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, InDesign, Illustrator, Premier Pro and more.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$252.00)
Pluralsight is an enterprise technology learning platform that delivers a unified, end-to-end learning experience for businesses across the globe. Through a subscription service, companies are empowered to move at the speed of technology, increasing proficiency, innovation and efficiency. "
target: Train Simple
Train Simple is an Adobe Authorized Training Center specializing in self-paced training for creatives. A subscription to Train Simple offers access to high-quality video training on all of Adobe's products and web technologies. New courses and updates are added each month to all of their members.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BusinessWire

QA Ltd., acquired Cloud Academy

synopsis: QA, the UK’s largest B2B skills provider, has acquired Cloud Academy, a leading enterprise technology training platform. Cloud Academy helps organizations address their skills gaps with high-quality digital training content and a Software as a Service platform filled with powerful features to measure skills and manage training outcomes.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: QA Ltd.
QA is a leading UK learning organization providing training, consultancy, apprenticeships, and postgraduate degrees on a range of technical, business and leadership subjects. QA has over 22 UK training centers—including Apprenticeships and Consulting Academies—and various online learning options. "
target: Cloud Academy
Cloud Academy is an enterprise digital skills development platform that innovates through guided Learning Paths, Hands-on Labs, and Skill Assessment. Cloud Academy delivers role-specific training on leading clouds (AWS, Azure, etc), methodologies needed to operate on and between clouds, and more.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kallidus LMS, acquired Engage in Learning

synopsis: Kallidus, an industry leading provider of learning and talent management solutions, has acquired Engage in Learning, a UK-based eLearning specialist. Engage in Learning produces interactive and engaging eLearning courses for compliance, health and safety, leadership, IT, and soft skills development.
buyer parent: Apse Capital Limited
buyer: Kallidus LMS
Kallidus is a leading provider of integrated learning and talent solutions. Their award-winning, cost-effective SaaS solutions allows businesses to manage and deliver learning programmes and to develop the talent, skills and performance of their people. "
target: Engage in Learning
Engage in Learning is a UK-based eLearning specialist. Engage in Learning produces interactive and engaging eLearning courses that enable businesses to unlock the potential of their workforce. They offer courses for compliance, health and safety, leadership, IT, and soft skills development.
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closed 10/31/2013 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired Tekpub

synopsis: Online training platform Pluralsight announced a significant addition to its developer offering with its purchase of Tekpub, a leading provider of high-quality technical screencasts for programmers. The acquisition further establishes Pluralsight as a premier training hub for software developers and IT administrators.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$252.00)
Pluralsight was founded in 2004 as a classroom training company. They shifted to an online training experience, which allowed them to offer high-quality training at a low price point. They offer year-round education, with more insight, at a relaxed pace, at the exact time it is needed. "
target: Tekpub
Tekpub is a premium screencast provider for tech professionals, offering training in C#, jQuery, ASP.NET, Git, Rails and other essential developer tools. Tekpub has become one of the most influential training resources in the developer community.
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closed 1/26/2015 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired Code School

synopsis: Pluralsight, a global leader in online training for technology professionals, announced the acquisition of Code School, an online learn-to-code destination. Founded in 2011, Code School is an online learning destination for existing and aspiring developers that teaches through entertaining content.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$252.00)
Pluralsight is the leader in online learning for professional software developers, IT specialists and creative technologists. As the world’s largest curated professional development platform for professionals, the company offers instant access to more than 3,700 courses authored by top experts. "
target: Code School
Code School is an online learning destination with nearly 40 courses covering JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Ruby and iOS. Code School pairs experienced instructors with meticulously produced, high-quality content that’s been inspired by its community and network of partners.
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closed 9/8/2011 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired ITBusinessEdge

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc., the leader in vertical marketing and media online, announced the acquisition of IT Business Edge (ITBE), an online media and marketing company. The addition of ITBE allows QuinStreet to expand its reach and capabilities in delivering targeted, measurable marketing results to business to business technology marketers.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$495.34)
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. "
target: ITBusinessEdge
IT Business Edge is an online media and marketing company that provides targeted content for senior business and technology decision makers, and measurable marketing programs for IT marketers.
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closed 5/14/2007 via PR Newswire

SkillSoft PLC, acquired NETg

synopsis: SkillSoft PLC, a leading provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of NETg from The Thomson Corporation for approximately $270 million in cash, subject to customary post-closing adjustments.
buyer: SkillSoft PLC
SkillSoft is a leading provider of e-learning and performance support solutions. SkillSoft enables business organizations to maximize business performance through a combination of comprehensive e-learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services. "
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: NETg
Thomson NETg is a global leader providing Open Learning Solutions with a comprehensive offering of award-winning content, multiple delivery options, cutting-edge technology and services.NETg is the learning and professional development partner of choice for innovative global organizations worldwide.
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$270
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closed 10/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

HumanEyes Technologies, acquired How To Create VR

synopsis: HumanEyes Technologies, a leading 3D-Virtual Reality holistic solutions developer, announced it has acquired HowToCreateVR.com, one of the world’s leading content repositories for Virtual Reality developers and content creators.
buyer: HumanEyes Technologies
HumanEyes Technologies Ltd (HET) is an innovative, R&D powerhouse, providing holistic 3D-Virtual Reality development and system solutions. They are headquartered in Israel with offices in the U.S. "
target: How To Create VR
HowToCreateVR.com is one of the world’s leading content repositories for Virtual Reality developers and content creators. With hundreds of high-quality tutorials, webinars and podcasts, the site educates and informs its VR creator community on a vast array of tools, technologies, and techniques.
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closed 7/25/2013 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired PeepCode

synopsis: Online training platform Pluralsight is making a decisive foray into the open-source coding movement by acquiring Seattle-based PeepCode, the leading training resource for professional open-source developers. PeepCode Screencasts are the leading open-source training resource for hardcore professional Web developers and designers.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$252.00)
Pluralsight was founded in 2004 as a classroom training company. They shifted to an online training experience, which allowed them to offer high-quality training at a low price point. They offer year-round education, with more insight, at a relaxed pace, at the exact time it is needed. "
target: PeepCode
PeepCode Screencasts are the leading open-source training resource for hardcore professional Web developers and designers. Since its founding in 2006, PeepCode has been a leading resource for education in Ruby, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, Node and Git.
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closed 2/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Next Education India Private Limited, acquired InOpen Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Education technology startup InOpen Technologies has been acquired by Hyderabad-based Next Education. InOpen serves the K-12 market with its flagship product, Computer Masti and newly introduced Science curriculum, Small Science.
buyer: Next Education India Private Limited
Next Education is working on technology-based K-12 solutions, which are used by over 150,000 teachers and more than 7 million students across over 7,000 schools in India. Founded in 2007, Next Education’s educational solutions and services have been well-received nationally and globally. "
target: InOpen Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
InOpen is a IIT Bombay based educational start up with a focus on developing high quality academic content through intense research. It offer products and services to government and private schools. InOpen is currently serving 600,000 students directly through its products.
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closed 12/8/2016 via PR Web

Vector Solutions, acquired LearnSmart

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leader in eLearning, workforce training and performance management solutions for architecture, engineering, construction (AEC), industrial and public safety organizations, has acquired LearnSmart, a leading eLearning company that provides high-quality professional skills, project management and IT and security training.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, the parent company of RedVector and TargetSolutions, sets the standard for excellence in delivering online education and compliance solutions to a broad range of industries, including AEC, as well as industrial, facilities management and public safety fields. "
target: LearnSmart
LearnSmart has served the technology community with high-quality certification and skills training since 1997. Their LearnSmart Cloud Classroom is an e-learning platform that's developed specifically to meet the total training needs in a multi-user learning environment.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Udacity, Inc., acquired Terminal

synopsis: Udacity acquired CloudLabs, a small shop building interactive coding environments that let groups collaboratively code from within their browsers. CloudLabs was behind Terminal.com, a platform enabling the custom creation of computer programming courses built around an interactive, container-based, command-line interface.
buyer: Udacity, Inc.
Udacity, a pioneer in online education, is building "University by Silicon Valley"​, a new type of online university that teaches the actual programming skills that industry employers need today, and provides education at a fraction of the cost and time of traditional schools. "
target: Terminal
Terminal.com, by CloudLabs, is a platform enabling the custom creation of computer programming courses built around an interactive, container-based, command-line interface.
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closed 8/3/2016 via Company Press Release

MedaPhor, acquired Inventive Medical Limited

synopsis: MedaPhor Group plc, the global provider of advanced ultrasound skills training simulators for medical professionals, announces the acquisition of Inventive Medical Limited (“IML”), a UK company which is the global supplier of cardio ultrasound simulation products under the HeartWorks brand.
buyer: MedaPhor (AIM:MED:$5.48)
MedaPhor is a global provider of advanced ultrasound training simulators for medical professionals. Founded in 2004, they have headquarters in Cardiff, UK and San Diego, USA, and our customers are some of the world's leading medical institutions. "
target parent: University College London Hospitals Charity
target: Inventive Medical Limited
Developed by leading cardiac anaesthesiologists at University College London Hospital Inventive Medical Limited's (IML) HeartWorks simulators and online training materials are recognised as one of the most true-to-life and comprehensive simulation tools.
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closed 9/25/2015 via BusinessWire

Gartner, Inc., acquired Capterra, Inc.

synopsis: Gartner, Inc., a leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, announced the acquisition of Capterra. Capterra helps organizations find the right business software to meet their needs. The acquisition is consistent with Gartner’s growth strategy to help clients make the right technology-related decisions.
buyer: Gartner, Inc. (IT:$4,051.88)
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. The company delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions. Gartner is a valuable partner to clients in approximately 10,000 distinct enterprises worldwide. "
target: Capterra, Inc. (:$6.00)
Capterra is the online marketplace for the enterprise software industry. Capterra's online software directories and complementary tools provide organizations with a free, comprehensive resource to research software solutions.
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closed 3/11/2014 via BusinessWire

Gartner, Inc., acquired Software Advice

synopsis: Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, announced the acquisition of Software Advice, Inc., a trusted software review site.
buyer: Gartner, Inc. (IT:$4,051.88)
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. Gartner is the indispensable partner to 60,000 clients in 10,000 distinct organizations. "
target: Software Advice
Software Advice is a trusted resource for software buyers. The company’s website, www.softwareadvice.com, provides detailed reviews, comparisons and research to help organizations choose the right software.
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closed 11/20/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

OneTrust LLC, acquired Privacy Core

synopsis: OneTrust, the largest and most widely used privacy, security, and third-party risk technology platform announced its acquisition of the IAPP's Privacy Core e-learning solution, an online solution that is designed to train staff in privacy awareness.
buyer: OneTrust LLC
OneTrust, a software platform for privacy professionals, is designed to operationalize data privacy compliance and Privacy by Design. Their web-based console helps automate privacy impact assessments and data mapping, identify privacy risks, and enforce risk management and control activities. "
target parent: International Association of Privacy Professionals
target: Privacy Core
Privacy Core e-learning helps clients train their enterprise in privacy essentials. With an ever-expanding library of content-rich subject matter, this affordable, SCORM-compliant online solution is specifically designed to train staff in privacy awareness.
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closed 11/20/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

OneTrust LLC, acquired Privacy Core

synopsis: OneTrust, the largest and most widely used privacy, security, and third-party risk technology platform announced its acquisition of the IAPP's Privacy Core e-learning solution, an online solution that is designed to train staff in privacy awareness.
buyer: OneTrust LLC
OneTrust, a software platform for privacy professionals, is designed to operationalize data privacy compliance and Privacy by Design. Their web-based console helps automate privacy impact assessments and data mapping, identify privacy risks, and enforce risk management and control activities. "
target parent: International Association of Privacy Professionals
target: Privacy Core
Privacy Core e-learning helps clients train their enterprise in privacy essentials. With an ever-expanding library of content-rich subject matter, this affordable, SCORM-compliant online solution is specifically designed to train staff in privacy awareness.
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closed 9/14/2016 via PR Newswire

OneTrust LLC, acquired Optanon

synopsis: OneTrust, the leading software platform designed to operationalize data privacy compliance and Privacy by Design, announced its acquisition of U.K.-based data privacy compliance service, Optanon. Optanon's software-based solutions are used by organizations globally for website auditing, EU E-Privacy Cookie Compliance, and GDPR readiness.
buyer: OneTrust LLC
OneTrust, a software platform for privacy professionals, is designed to operationalize data privacy compliance and Privacy by Design. Their web-based console helps automate privacy impact assessments and data mapping, identify privacy risks, and enforce risk management and control activities. "
target parent: Governor Technology Ltd.
target: Optanon
Optanon, a privacy centric software business, is responsible for releasing one of the first-ever cookie law compliance services, and has continued to expand its privacy compliance offerings over its 15-year company history.
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closed 3/31/2020 via Company Press Release

Data Legal Drive, acquired Captain DPO

synopsis: Data Legal Drive, a French software company that specializes in compliance management, has acquired Captain DPO from Jamespot, a French software company. Captain DPO is a SaaS-based solution in France that helps data protection officers to manage the compliance of their organization and meet the requirements of the European GDPR.
buyer: Data Legal Drive
Data Legal Drive is a French software company that specializes in compliance management. Data Legal Drive offers a highly innovative SaaS platform that allows companies to accelerate their GDPR compliance by digitizing their data governance. "
target parent: Jamespot
target: Captain DPO
Captain DPO is a French provider of compliance management software solutions. Captain DPO is a SaaS-based solution that helps data protection officers to manage the compliance of their organization and meet the requirements of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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closed 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Topia Limited, acquired Monaeo

synopsis: Topia, the leader in Global Talent Mobility, announced its acquisition of Monaeo, the technology leader for managing business travel compliance for enterprises and individuals. Monaeo simplifies tax compliance with its next-generation data analytics platform.
buyer: Topia Limited
Topia is the leader in Global Talent Mobility. Topia empowers enterprise HR teams to deploy, manage and engage employees anywhere in the world. The Topia platform automates the entire global talent mobility process, from scenario-based planning, compliance risk management, expat payroll, and more. "
target: Monaeo
Monaeo simplifies tax compliance with its next-generation data analytics platform. It automates the inadequate manual process of gathering employee location data, giving enterprises complete clarity with their multi-jurisdiction tax compliance, optimization and audit defense processes.
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closed 2/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Health & Safety Institute, acquired DoneSafe

synopsis: Health & Safety Institute (HSI), a leader in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) software, training and compliance solutions, has acquired Donesafe, a leading safety and compliance management software platform. Donesafe's cloud-based safety platform helps organizations comply with regulatory and internal compliance initiatives.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Health & Safety Institute
The Health & Safety Institute (HSI) is a family of well-known and respected brands in the Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) space. Its brands span the broad range of needs in EH&S – from emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more. "
target: DoneSafe
Donesafe is a leading safety and compliance management software platform. Donesafe's cloud-based safety platform helps organizations comply with regulatory and internal compliance initiatives. Its solutions span health and safety, environmental compliance, quality management and supplier management.
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closed 12/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Togotis Holdings, acquired Clym Ltd.

synopsis: Togotis Holdings, a holding company in Matthews, North Carolina, has acquired Clym, Ltd., a global leader in organizational data privacy solutions. Clym offers a data privacy platform that covers 6 main areas of compliance and helps users to collect and manage data that is relevant for their company.
buyer: Togotis Holdings
Togotis Holdings is a holding company in Matthews, North Carolina. Togotis Holdings aims to be a leader in the data privacy market and help all organizations meet data privacy regulation requirements. "
target: Clym Ltd.
Clym is a global leader in organizational data privacy solutions. Clym offers a data privacy platform that helps organisations meet their data protection obligations. Their platform covers 6 main areas of compliance and helps users to collect and manage data that is relevant for their company.
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closed 12/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

VelocityEHS, acquired Meercat Pty Ltd

synopsis: VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud-based environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Meercat, an Australian-based risk and control assurance software solution provider.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: VelocityEHS (ACTA:$133.42)
VelocityEHS delivers a cloud-based environmental, health, and safety (ESH) software platform. VelocityEHS's software applications are designed based on industry best-practice principles to help solve complex business challenges in simple ways. "
target: Meercat Pty Ltd
Meercat Pty Ltd is an Australian-owned and operated company specializing in the design, development and support of the risk and control assurance software package, Meercat RiskView.
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closed 11/19/2019 via PR Newswire

TrustArc Inc, acquired Nymity Inc.

synopsis: TrustArc, a leader in privacy compliance and data protection solutions, has acquired Toronto-based Nymity, a provider of privacy compliance software solutions that minimize time to compliance with the world's privacy laws. Together, the two organizations will accelerate the development of the next generation of technology-driven privacy solutions.
buyer: TrustArc Inc
TrustArc is the leader in privacy compliance and data protection solutions, offering a combination of technology, services, and TRUSTe certification solutions. TrustArc addresses all phases of privacy program management and delivers innovative privacy solutions to companies across all industries. "
target: Nymity Inc.
Toronto-based Nymity provides privacy compliance software solutions that minimize time to compliance with the world's privacy laws. Nymity solutions reduce complexity and improve responsiveness to the business as they are based on four levels of research maintained in an Expert Privacy Platform.
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

UST Global, Inc., acquired ComplyUSA, LLC

synopsis: UST Global, a leading digital transformation solutions company, announced that it has acquired ComplyUSA, a comprehensive compliance assessment and privacy automation platform. ComplyUSA offers a custom-built solution to meet the specific GDPR & CCPA data processing record requirements for business and other organizations.
buyer: UST Global, Inc.
UST Global is a leading digital technology company that provides advanced computing and digital services to large private and public enterprises around the world. Their clients include Fortune 500 companies in banking and financial services, healthcare, insurance, retail, and telecom. "
target: ComplyUSA, LLC
ComplyUSA is a comprehensive compliance assessment and privacy automation platform. ComplyUSA offers a custom-built solution to meet the specific GDPR & CCPA data processing record requirements for business and other organizations.
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closed 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

SmartRIA, acquired ComplianceHero

synopsis: SmartRIA has acquired ComplianceHero's solution for archiving, retention, and surveillance of email, social media, and websites. The asset sale includes the ComplianceHero software platform, branding, and customer contracts, which will be integrated into the SmartRIA Compliance Management Platform.
buyer: SmartRIA
SmartRIA makes software that simplifies compliance for the wealth management industry. Their unique roles for compliance consultants and distributed management of large corporations makes their solution able to handle any type of compliance problem for any sized company. "
target: ComplianceHero
ComplianceHero automates the collection, archiving, and surveillance of email, social media, and website updates. They build compliance automation tools to help clients manage their ongoing compliance program.
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closed 6/12/2019 via PR Newswire

Exterro Inc., acquired Jordan Lawrence Group

synopsis: Exterro, a provider of e-discovery and information governance software specifically designed for corporate legal and IT teams, has acquired of Jordan Lawrence Group, a provider of data privacy and data management software. Jordan Lawrence Group specializes in the fields of data privacy, data minimization, and vendor process risk management.
buyer: Exterro Inc.
Exterro®, Inc. is the leading provider of e-discovery and privacy software specifically designed for in-house legal, privacy and IT teams at Global 2000 and Am Law 200 organizations. Exterro software helps organizations address their regulatory, compliance and litigation risks more effectively. "
target: Jordan Lawrence Group
Jordan Lawrence is a leading software and services company specializing in regulatory and legal compliance in the fields of data privacy, data minimization, and vendor process risk management. For more than 30 years, Jordan Lawrence has helped more than 1,000 clients meet data privacy regulations.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tanarra Capital, acquired INX Software

synopsis: Tanarra Capital, led by veteran investment banker John Wylie, has taken a 75 per cent stake in INX with the aim of accelerating the latter’s product development and overseas expansion. Perth-based INX Software provides integrated workforce management software solutions to a range of sectors including mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, and more.
buyer: Tanarra Capital
Tanarra is an Australian family office investment and advisory firm. Its principal is John Wylie, one of Australia’s well regarded investment bankers and investors. Tanarra invests in a wide range of early stage ventures, private and public companies in Australia and around the world. "
target: INX Software
Perth-based INX Software provides integrated workforce management software solutions to a range of sectors including mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, engineering, government, food & beverage, transport, marine, aviation, communications, utilities and healthcare.
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closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Athena Data Centres, acquired GDPR Direct

synopsis: Athena Data Centres, a company that owns and operates data centres in the UK, has acquired GDPR Direct, a UK provider of SaaS-based General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) management solutions. GDPR Direct's cloud software helps businesses demonstrate that they have the processes in place to meet its obligations in protecting their customer data.
buyer parent: Athena Vaults
buyer: Athena Data Centres
Athena Data Centres is a company that owns and operates data centres in the UK. Their colocation and data storage services enables businesses of all sizes to secure their critical assets, improve their service standards, and eliminate the risk of data loss. "
target: GDPR Direct
GDPR Direct is a UK provider of SaaS-based General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) management solutions. GDPR Direct's cloud software helps businesses demonstrate that they have the processes in place to maintain, safeguard and meet its obligations in protecting their customer data.
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closed 2/13/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired Visual Compliance

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group has completed the acquisition of Visual Compliance. Canada-based Visual Compliance provides software solutions and services to automate customs, trade and fiscal compliance processes, with a focus on denied and restricted party screening processes and export licensing.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$312.60)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Visual Compliance
Visual Compliance offers modular software-as-a-service solutions that allow subscribed users to submit names of their trade chain partners - either online, by batches, or integrated into existing business systems - to be screened automatically against mandatory Restricted and Denied Parties lists.
price ($mm)
$249
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2018 via PR Newswire

Coupa Software, acquired Hiperos, LLC

synopsis: Coupa Software, a leader in business spend management (BSM), has acquired Hiperos from Opus, a global risk and compliance SaaS and data solution company. Hiperos is a leading third-party risk management provider. Their cloud application enables businesses to actively manage third-party risk and compliance.
buyer: Coupa Software (COUP:$389.72)
Coupa Software is the cloud platform for business spend management (BSM). They deliver “Value as a Service” by helping their customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. "
target parent: Opus Global, Inc.
target: Hiperos, LLC
Hiperos is a leading third-party risk management provider. Their cloud application enables businesses to actively manage third-party risk and compliance, including advanced risks such as information security, bribery and corruption.
price ($mm)
$95
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announced 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters, will acquire Integration Point

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Integration Point, a company that provides global trade management and compliance solutions to assist companies in effectively managing the import and export of goods. They are based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,906.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of news and information for professional markets. Their customers rely on them to deliver the intelligence, technology and expertise they need to find trusted answers. "
target: Integration Point
Integration Point provides global trade management and compliance solutions to assist companies in effectively managing the import and export of goods. They are based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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closed 9/19/2018 via PE Hub

Long Ridge Equity Partners, acquired ProcessUnity

synopsis: Long Ridge Equity Partners has acquired a majority stake in ProcessUnity, a software-as-a-service provider for integrated risk management. Founded in 2003, ProcessUnity offers highly configurable, easily deployed cloud-based tools to address a variety of applications including Third-Party Risk Management.
buyer: Long Ridge Equity Partners
Long Ridge Equity Partners is a private investment firm focused on growth capital opportunities in the financial services and business services industries. Leveraging deep sector knowledge, Long Ridge serves as a value-added partner to leading high-growth companies. "
target: ProcessUnity
ProcessUnity is a leading software-as-a-service provider for integrated risk management. It offers highly configurable, easily deployed cloud-based tools to address a variety of applications including Third-Party Risk Management, Policy & Procedure Management and Operational Risk Management.
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closed 5/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Vayana Network, acquired SahiGST

synopsis: Vayana Network, a financing network in India, has acquired SahiGST, an Indian company that offers a cloud-based GST return filing and compliance solution. SahiGST's solution covers all types of GST returns and helps businesses be more efficient in managing their GST filings and reconciliation.
buyer: Vayana Network
Vayana Network is a financing network in India that enables Businesses and their Trade Partners to capture their entire receivable and payable trades electronically and finance through Banks and Financial Institutions. "
target: SahiGST
Founded in 2016, SahiGST is an Indian company that offers a cloud-based GST return filing and compliance solution. The platform covers all types of GST returns and helps businesses be more efficient in managing their GST filings and reconciliation.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/19/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired Cerico

synopsis: Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, a leading provider of anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and sanctions compliance data solutions, has completed the acquisition of Cerico from the law firm Pinsent Masons. Cerico’s cloud-based platforms enable businesses to assess risk and conduct due diligence.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has one of the world’s largest newsgathering operations globally. "
target parent: Pinsent Masons
target: Cerico
Cerico provides end-to-end Know Your Business Partner technology and digital compliance tools for international businesses, supporting anti-corruption programmes around the world. Cerico’s cloud-based platforms enable businesses to assess risk and conduct due diligence.
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closed 4/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Sphera, acquired Rivo Software, Inc.

synopsis: Sphera Solutions, the largest global provider of Operational Excellence software and information services with a focus on Operational Risk, Environmental Health & Safety, and Product Stewardship, has announced the acquisition of Rivo Software, a leading global provider of cloud-based environmental, health, safety, and risk management software.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Sphera
Sphera is the largest global provider of Operational Excellence software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship. The company serves more than 2,500 customers and over 1 million individual users across 70 countries. "
target: Rivo Software, Inc.
Rivo builds market leading applications that transform how EHS and risk is managed. Rivo helps some of the world's best known brands manage incidents, audits and inspections, corrective actions, and other corporate risk and compliance reporting.
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announced 12/12/2016 via Company Press Release

Model N, Inc., will acquire Revitas

synopsis: Model N, Inc., a provider of cloud-based revenue management solutions to life sciences, technology and manufacturing companies, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Revitas, Inc., a provider of life sciences revenue management software.
buyer: Model N, Inc. (MODN:$106.97)
Model N is the pioneer and leading provider of Revenue Management cloud solutions for the Life Sciences and High Technology industries. Model N helps its customers maximize their revenues by maximizing sell time, revenues per opportunity and number of opportunities. "
target: Revitas
Revitas is the industry leader in integrating contract, revenue, and compliance management for improved business outcomes. Revitas products deliver integrated solutions for contracts, pricing, and compliance that drive higher profitability and lower risk.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/14/2016 via PR Newswire

OneTrust LLC, acquired Optanon

synopsis: OneTrust, the leading software platform designed to operationalize data privacy compliance and Privacy by Design, announced its acquisition of U.K.-based data privacy compliance service, Optanon. Optanon's software-based solutions are used by organizations globally for website auditing, EU E-Privacy Cookie Compliance, and GDPR readiness.
buyer: OneTrust LLC
OneTrust, a software platform for privacy professionals, is designed to operationalize data privacy compliance and Privacy by Design. Their web-based console helps automate privacy impact assessments and data mapping, identify privacy risks, and enforce risk management and control activities. "
target parent: Governor Technology Ltd.
target: Optanon
Optanon, a privacy centric software business, is responsible for releasing one of the first-ever cookie law compliance services, and has continued to expand its privacy compliance offerings over its 15-year company history.
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