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closed 12/11/2019 via BusinessWire

VeriShip, acquired Valence

synopsis: VeriShip has acquired Valence, a software and managed service company that tracks Amazon’s operational errors for sellers in its Fulfillment by Amazon program. The acquisition makes VeriShip the only software company to offer managed services and insights for SMBs shipping across the world’s largest parcel shipping and fulfillment networks.
buyer: VeriShip
VeriShip is a spend management and payments platform that tracks, audits, and analyzes shipping invoice data to support small and mid-sized businesses shipping. Its SaaS technology platform gives SMBs control of their shipping data with a single source of cloud-based visibility into parcel spend. "
target: Valence
Valence is a software and managed service company that tracks Amazon’s operational errors for sellers in its Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program. Valence’s technology taps into Amazon’s Marketplace Web Service API to identify Amazon’s operational errors in handling a seller’s FBA inventory.
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closed 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Nozani merged with Buy Box Experts,

synopsis: Two leaders in the Amazon marketing agency and consulting space, Buy Box Experts and Nozani, announce the completion of a merger that will provide an unparalleled level of expertise and experience to brands looking to succeed on the Amazon Marketplace.
buyer: Buy Box Experts
Buy Box Experts specialize in Amazon account management, including A+ content detail pages, Amazon product SEO, and brand equity management. Amazon sales consultants and branding strategy managers at Buy Box Experts help businesses sell more on Amazon and protect their brand equity. "
target: Nozani
Nozani was founded to be the one-stop solution for e-commerce sellers. They started by focusing on optimizing Amazon listings, and have grown into a full-service optimization agency. From PPC to professional photography, Nozani helps sellers during every stage of their growth.
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closed 9/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Wunderman Commerce, acquired 2Sales International S.A.

synopsis: Wunderman, the leading global digital agency and a WPP company, announced that it has acquired 2Sales International S.A., an ecommerce consulting agency that supports global brands in building their business on Amazon and other online marketplaces.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Wunderman Commerce
Wunderman Commerce is a global eCommerce consultancy that brings strategic clarity, technical know-how and creative inspiration to help retailers, manufacturers, and brands deliver winning commerce capabilities across all major digital commerce channels. "
target: 2Sales International S.A.
2Sales International is an ecommerce consulting agency that supports global brands in building their business on Amazon and other online marketplaces. 2Sales, based in Luxembourg, is a one-stop Amazon solution that utilises automated processes to optimise content generation, sales and promotions.
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closed 11/6/2012 via Company Press Release

Secure Data, acquired Quadrant Networks

synopsis: Independent IT security service provider SecureData, is delighted to announce the acquisition of UK based Quadrant Networks – the application delivery and security specialists. Quadrant brings a wealth of experience in the application delivery, data centre security and Denial of Service areas.
buyer: Secure Data
SecureData is an independent IT security service provider. We consult on, supply, install, support and manage secure data, network and storage solutions to meet all your business IT security challenges. "
target: Quadrant Networks
Quadrant Networks is the application delivery and security specialists. It helps the UK’s leading e-commerce and corporate clients deliver their mission critical applications in a fast, secure and available manner. This is underpinned with market leading, innovative technology partners.
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closed 5/10/2012 via BusinessWire

Coalfire Systems, Inc., acquired Digital Resources Group

synopsis: Colorado-based Coalfire announced that it has acquired privately held Digital Resources Group (DRG) of Redwood City, Calif. The DRG acquisition is another milestone for Coalfire as it consolidates its leadership position in the IT Governance Risk and Compliance services industry.
buyer: Coalfire Systems, Inc.
Founded in 2001, Coalfire is a fast-growing IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (IT GRC) firm, serving as a trusted advisor and IT GRC tools-provider to security-conscious leaders in Retail, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality, Higher Education, Government and Utilities. "
target: Digital Resources Group
Digital Resources Group is a leading provider of information security technology consulting services. They specialize in providing practical security solutions for e-business requirements. Industry leaders from e-commerce, financial services, and healthcare rely on DRG for their security expertise.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Muloot Group Limited, acquired Pivot International

synopsis: Muloot, an e-commerce business growth agency, announced it has acquired Pivot International, an outsource marketplace services organisation, to enhance its multi-layered global expansion services for marketplaces and marketplace merchants. Pivot are contracted as official representatives for Newegg Marketplace, ePrice, Trade Me, Tophatter and Edfa3
buyer: Muloot Group Limited
Muloot is a specialist agency designed to provide online marketplace traders with additional support to create a business success, from company incorporation to accountancy. Through accessing the firm’s services traders can reach a larger market of potential customers and expand their reach. "
target: Pivot International
Pivot is an eCommerce agency focused exclusively on online marketplaces. Pivot are contracted as official representatives for Newegg Marketplace, ePrice, Trade Me, Tophatter and Edfa3ly to offer sales channels for goods in North America, China, Europe, Middle East and Australasia.
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closed 5/30/2018 via Company Press Release

Dept Agency, acquired Factor-a

synopsis: factor-a, pioneer and one of the world’s leading Amazon agencies joins digital agency Dept. Cologne-based factor-a helps international brands in increasing their success on the Amazon platform. Factor-a provides manufacturers and brands with the decisive advantage for more sales on Amazon by combining intelligent software with agency performance.
buyer: Dept Agency
Dept is an international network of leading digital agencies. From their offices across Europe and the US, 500 talented and experienced people combine creativity, technology and data to deliver digital products and services that build brands, grow businesses and make people’s lives easier. "
target: Factor-a
Factor-a provides manufacturers and brands with the decisive advantage for more sales on Amazon by combining intelligent software with agency performance. factor-a is the result of strategic e-commerce consulting.
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closed 1/11/2012 via BusinessWire

The Grand River merged with Zeon Solutions,

synopsis: The leading enterprise eCommerce and website development firms Zeon Solutions and The Grand River announced their merger to create a global enterprise web and mobile application development firm. Zeon Solutions and The Grand River brands will maintain their unique identities in the marketplace.
buyer: Zeon Solutions
Zeon Solutions Inc. is a rapidly growing enterprise eCommerce, web solutions and custom software application development company. Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, Zeon is a leader in delivering innovative solutions that improve an organization’s effectiveness within the e-business sector. "
target: The Grand River
Grand River, Inc. (“Grand River Interactive”) is an industry leading eCommerce design and development company specializing in solutions for Fortune 500, as well as mid-market retailers and multichannel companies.
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Avanade Inc., acquired Concert S.r.l.

synopsis: Avanade, the leading digital innovator on the Microsoft ecosystem, has acquired Concert, a provider of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and AX solutions based in Milan, Italy. The acquisition of Concert’s team of more than 100 experts brings deep industry expertise in creating ERP and CRM solutions, particularly for the retail and manufacturing sectors.
buyer parent: Accenture
buyer: Avanade Inc.
Avanade is a provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions, and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. Avanade powers the Accenture Microsoft Business Group, helping companies to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations, and transform products. "
target: Concert S.r.l.
Concert is a premium provider of business solutions in the Italian market. The company provides Microsoft Dynamics 365 and AX solutions in the areas of Enterprise Resource Planning and Customer Relationship Management for the retail and manufacturing sectors.
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closed 6/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., acquired implexis GmbH

synopsis: Hitachi Solutions, a global provider of business and IT strategies and solutions, has acquired implexis, a German company that helps retailers integrate ERP systems based on Microsoft Dynamics. implexis has successfully completed over 950 projects for customers such as adidas, Alternate, Eckes Granini, Jack Wolfskin, Kaiser+Kraft Europa, and more.
buyer parent: Hitachi, Ltd.
buyer: Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.
Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a core member of Information & Telecommunication Systems Company of Hitachi Group and a recognized leader in delivering proven business and IT strategies and solutions to companies across many industries. "
target: implexis GmbH
implexis is a German company that helps retailers integrate ERP systems based on Microsoft Dynamics. implexis has successfully completed over 950 projects for customers such as adidas, Alternate, Eckes Granini, Jack Wolfskin, Kaiser+Kraft Europa, Kind Hörgeräte, Klingel, OBI, OTTO, and more.
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closed 2/14/2018 via DGAP

KPS AG, acquired Envoy Digital Ltd.

synopsis: KPS AG, the European market leader in digital transformation for retail, has acquired Envoy Digital Ltd., a leading e-commerce agency in the United Kingdom. Envoy are experts in the e-commerce space, specialising in accelerating omnichannel commerce growth with SAP Hybris.
buyer: KPS AG (DB:KSC:$201.38)
KPS AG is Europe’s leading management consulting firm for business transformation and process implementation in the retail sector. The company offers end-to-end strategy and process consulting, with extensive implementation expertise in digital customer management, e-commerce and ERP. "
target: Envoy Digital Ltd.
Envoy Digital Ltd. is a leading e-commerce agency in the United Kingdom. Envoy are experts in the e-commerce space, specialising in accelerating omnichannel commerce growth with SAP Hybris. Their customers include Dreams, OFFICE Shoes, L.K.Bennett, and more.
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closed 1/9/2017 via PR Newswire

CenturyLink, Inc., acquired SEAL Consulting, Inc

synopsis: CenturyLink announced it has acquired SEAL Consulting, a leading SAP solutions provider for enterprise-wide business & technology needs. The acquisition further enhances CenturyLink's application transformation capabilities and expands CenturyLink's commitment to the SAP ecosystem and to providing integrated application/infrastructure solutions.
buyer: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL:$22,821.00)
CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting. "
target: SEAL Consulting, Inc
Founded in 1996, SEAL Consulting is a leading SAP solutions provider addressing enterprise-wide business and technology needs. SEAL helps clients plan their ERP and Web strategies and also designs, develops and implements these concepts efficiently.
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announced 12/16/2016 via PR Newswire

OLR will be merged with e2x Limited,

synopsis: Two leading international Oracle Retail partners, OLR and e2x, are merging to form the world's largest independent Oracle Retail integrator offering solutions which span the front, middle and back office to address and simplify the challenges inherent in an omnichannel world.
buyer: e2x Limited
Founded in 2001 e2x has built Oracle Commerce solutions on every version released. Their team of exceptionally experienced technologists are dedicated to the successful deployment, modification and ongoing platform optimisation of Oracle Commerce solutions. "
target: OLR
Since 1998, OLR has optimized leading retailers all over the world. Combining the latest technology with unparalleled retail industry knowledge of merchandising, planning, POS, Commerce and finance both on premise and in the cloud, OLR provide high quality services and Oracle-centric solutions.
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closed 10/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Solteq Oyj, acquired Aponsa AB

synopsis: Digital commerce expert, Solteq has acquired the entire share capital of Swedish retail technology company, Aponsa AB. The acquisition executes the strategy focusing on digital commerce and international growth that Solteq announced earlier this year.
buyer: Solteq Oyj (HLSE:SOLTEQ:$64.06)
Solteq is a leading Finnish provider of software solutions to the retail, logistics and service industries. Solteq focuses on retail, wholesale and logistics operators and provides special solutions to industrial and public sector clients. "
target: Aponsa AB
Aponsa AB is a company founded by people with extensive experience in the retail industry and with deep specialist skills in IT and technical infrastructure. Their store management system based on Microsoft Dynamics Navision and LS Retail can manage everything from cash to the general ledger.
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$1.27
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closed 6/1/2015 via PR Newswire

Logic Information Systems, Inc., acquired Cascadera

synopsis: Logic Information Systems, Inc., a leading global Oracle Retail systems integrator, announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held Cascadera, the number one independent Oracle MICROS systems integrator.
buyer: Logic Information Systems, Inc.
Logic Information Systems was founded in 1997 as an IT development and staff augmentation firm focused on client-server technologies including UNIX, Java, and Oracle. In the years since, we have expanded to a full systems implementation company dedicated entirely to Oracle Retail. "
target: Cascadera
Cascadera's mission is to deliver program management, application development, business process engineering, implementation, system integration and quality assurance services, all adapted to every client's needs.
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closed 12/20/2011 via BNC Analysis

K3 Business Technology Group plc, acquired Retail Systems Group PLC

synopsis: K3, which supplies and supports Enterprise Resource Planning software to the supply chain industry, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Retail Systems Group Ltd, one of the leading providers of Microsoft Dynamics 'RMS' to retailers in the UK and Ireland.
buyer: K3 Business Technology Group plc (AIM:KBT:$122.63)
K3 supplies, installs and supports Microsoft based business planning and management software principally to retailers, manufacturers and distributors. "
target: Retail Systems Group PLC
Retail Systems Group has been at the forefront of supply and support of business management systems for small and mid sized retailers. It specialises in the provision of EPoS, ECommerce and Stock Management solutions based on Microsoft technologies to retailers in the UK and Republic of Ireland.
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closed 2/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

IRIS Mediaworks, acquired Streamcast

synopsis: IRIS Mediaworks has recently entered into media, technology and telecom industry through its acquisition of the Streamcast group of companies in India. The Streamcast Group is a leading global technology group that provides cloud based SaaS streaming services to internet infrastructure owners.
buyer: IRIS Mediaworks (BSE:531337:$12.27)
Originated in 1992, Iris Media Works is an integrated Media and Entertainment company engaged primarily in broadcasting, content development, and its delivery via satellite. They are based in India. "
target: Streamcast
The Streamcast Group is a leading global technology group that provides cloud based SaaS streaming services to internet infrastructure owners.
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closed 1/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Centric B.V., acquired Summit Retail Solutions

synopsis: Centric, a provider of software solutions, IT outsourcing, BPO and staffing services, has acquired Summit Retail Solutions, an IT company in Belgium that specializes in conceptualizing and creating innovative customer-focused total solutions within the retail sector. Summit offers hardware, software, installation, and support services.
buyer: Centric B.V.
Centric offers Software Solutions, IT Outsourcing, BPO and Staffing Services. Centric enables their customers to focus on their core businesses by providing technological solutions, administrative services and more than 5,000 qualified professionals in Europe. "
target: Summit Retail Solutions
Summit Retail Solutions is an IT company in Belgium that specializes in conceptualizing and creating innovative customer-focused total solutions within the retail sector. Summit are experts in retail, they offer hardware, software, installation, and support services.
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closed 1/9/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Spencer Technologies, acquired Certified Retail Solutions

synopsis: Spencer Technologies, the market leader in managed retail technology projects and deployments, announced it has finalized the acquisition of Certified Retail Solutions, a global service integrator of end-to-end IT life cycle solutions for the retail and hospitality industries.
buyer: Spencer Technologies
Spencer Technologies is the market leader in managed retail technology projects and deployments. For over 40 years, their focus has been on supporting retail stores and multi-site organizations to deliver innovative solutions. "
target: Certified Retail Solutions
Certified Retail Solutions is a global service integrator of end-to-end IT life cycle solutions for the retail and hospitality industries. Headquartered in Dover, NH, Certified works with retailers and service providers around the nation to improve and extend the value of their technology assets.
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announced 11/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Diebold Incorporated, will acquire Wincor Nixdorf

synopsis: Diebold, Incorporated, a global leader in providing self-service delivery, value-added services and software primarily to the financial industry, and Wincor Nixdorf AG, a leading provider of IT solutions and services to banks and the retail industry, announced that the companies have entered into a business combination agreement.
buyer: Diebold Incorporated (DBD:$2,931.05)
Diebold, Incorporated provides the technology, software and services that connect people around the world with their money - bridging the physical and digital worlds of cash conveniently, securely and efficiently. "
target: Wincor Nixdorf (XTRA:WIN:$2,573.56)
Wincor Nixdorf provides information technology (IT) solutions to the banking and retail industries primarily in Germany and other parts of Europe. Its product portfolio includes hardware, software, consultancy, and IT services.
price ($mm)
$1,800
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$2,709
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closed 12/11/2019 via BusinessWire

VeriShip, acquired Valence

synopsis: VeriShip has acquired Valence, a software and managed service company that tracks Amazon’s operational errors for sellers in its Fulfillment by Amazon program. The acquisition makes VeriShip the only software company to offer managed services and insights for SMBs shipping across the world’s largest parcel shipping and fulfillment networks.
buyer: VeriShip
VeriShip is a spend management and payments platform that tracks, audits, and analyzes shipping invoice data to support small and mid-sized businesses shipping. Its SaaS technology platform gives SMBs control of their shipping data with a single source of cloud-based visibility into parcel spend. "
target: Valence
Valence is a software and managed service company that tracks Amazon’s operational errors for sellers in its Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program. Valence’s technology taps into Amazon’s Marketplace Web Service API to identify Amazon’s operational errors in handling a seller’s FBA inventory.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BusinessWire

VeriShip, acquired Valence

synopsis: VeriShip has acquired Valence, a software and managed service company that tracks Amazon’s operational errors for sellers in its Fulfillment by Amazon program. The acquisition makes VeriShip the only software company to offer managed services and insights for SMBs shipping across the world’s largest parcel shipping and fulfillment networks.
buyer: VeriShip
VeriShip is a spend management and payments platform that tracks, audits, and analyzes shipping invoice data to support small and mid-sized businesses shipping. Its SaaS technology platform gives SMBs control of their shipping data with a single source of cloud-based visibility into parcel spend. "
target: Valence
Valence is a software and managed service company that tracks Amazon’s operational errors for sellers in its Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program. Valence’s technology taps into Amazon’s Marketplace Web Service API to identify Amazon’s operational errors in handling a seller’s FBA inventory.
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closed 5/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., acquired Lettuce, Inc.

synopsis: Intuit has announced their acquisition of Lettuce, Inc., a platform for companies to manage both orders and inventory online. Lettuce offers a simple online inventory and order management system for people who want to get rid of the repetitive data entry, and instead focus on growing their business.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$6,857.00)
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. "
target: Lettuce, Inc.
Lettuce is the simple online inventory and order management system for people who want to get rid of the repetitive data entry, and instead focus on growing their business. Their order management software is online-based.
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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 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Paychex, Inc., acquired ExpenseWire

synopsis: Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, announced it has acquired ExpenseWire from Rearden Commerce, Inc. ExpenseWire is a leading expense report automation solution for small and medium-sized businesses.
buyer: Paychex, Inc. (PAYX:$3,380.90)
Paychex, Inc. is a leading provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. The company offers comprehensive payroll services, including payroll processing, payroll tax administration, and employee pay services. "
target parent: Rearden Commerce, Inc.
target: ExpenseWire
ExpenseWire.com is a software as a service that is used to process expense reporting for clients online. Clients can attach images of reciepts, have integrated Credit Card charges, remit payments via ACH, and obtain a variety of reports.
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closed 7/28/2008 via PR Newswire

Rearden Commerce, Inc., acquired ExpenseWire

synopsis: Rearden Commerce, Inc., a leading choice among companies for managing spending on business services and creator of the first Web-based personal assistant, announced that it has acquired ExpenseWire, a leading provider of on-demand expense management solutions.
buyer: Rearden Commerce, Inc.
Rearden Commerce makes life simpler by delivering a web-based personal assistant that intuitively manages the everyday details of business and personal life. The Rearden Personal Assistant handles an impressive array of tasks and services. "
target: ExpenseWire
The ExpenseWire(R) application sets a new bar for expense management. It simplifies and automates the process of filing, reviewing, approving and reimbursing employee expense reports online.
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closed 5/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Onventis GmbH, acquired WorkFlowWise

synopsis: Onventis, a leading provider of e-procurement solutions in Germany, has acquired WorkFlowWise, a cloud-based workflow automation company in the Netherlands. With a particular strength in procurement and invoicing-related processes, WorkFlowWise helps small- to mid-sized clients to reduce laborious tasks and reduce pressure on supply chain managers.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: Onventis GmbH
Germany-based Onventis is a cloud-based platform provider for e-procurement solutions for midsize enterprises. The Onventis Cloud Procurement Network connects B2B business processes for buyers and suppliers through a suite to connect, automate, and control the entire chain from sourcing to payment. "
target: WorkFlowWise
WorkFlowWise is one of the leading cloud-based workflow automation companies in the Netherlands. With a particular strength in procurement and invoicing-related processes, WorkFlowWise helps small- to mid-sized clients to reduce laborious tasks and reduce pressure on supply chain managers.
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closed 11/25/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired Oz Development, Inc.

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired Oz Development, Inc., a leading US-based provider of application integration solutions that help small-to-medium sized businesses automate a number of logistics and supply chain processes.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$331.49)
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: Oz Development, Inc.
Oz Development is the provider of OzLINK: a set of cloud-based solutions that integrate and automate the order management process. OzLINK streamlines functions from e-commerce through to the warehouse and shipping. They have created value for more than 10,000 customers in several industries.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, acquired Acumatica

synopsis: EQT has acquired Acumatica from its founders, management and other minority investors. Acumatica provides cloud-based business management software that enables small and mid-size companies to accelerate their businesses.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$670.81)
EQT is a leading investment firm with more than EUR 61 billion in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40 billion in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target: Acumatica
Acumatica provides cloud-based business management software that enables small and mid-size companies to accelerate their businesses. Acumatica delivers a suite of integrated business management applications such as Financials, Project Accounting, Commerce, Manufacturing, Field Service and CRM.
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closed 6/2/2008 via

NetSuite, Inc., acquired OpenAir

synopsis: NetSuite Inc., a leading vendor of on-demand, integrated business management software suites, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire OpenAir, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand Professional Services Automation software.
buyer: NetSuite, Inc. (N:$897.49)
NetSuite Inc. is a leading vendor of on-demand, integrated business management software suites for small and midsized businesses. NetSuite enables mid-market companies to manage core business operations in a single system. "
target: OpenAir
OpenAir is a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service services automation management software. OpenAir provides project-based organizations and firms the tools they need to help grow their businesses quickly and profitably.
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closed 3/19/2008 via BusinessWire

CMGI, Inc., acquired Open Channel Solution

synopsis: CMGI, Inc., a global leader in supply chain management services, completed its previously announced acquisition of Open Channel Solutions, Inc., a leading global provider of entitlement and e-business management solutions.
buyer: CMGI, Inc. (NasdaqGS:MLNK:$417.82)
CMGI, Inc. through its subsidiary ModusLink, provides industry-leading global supply chain management services and solutions that help businesses market, sell and distribute their products around the world. CMGI’s venture capital business, @Ventures, invests in a variety of technology ventures. "
target: Open Channel Solution
Open Channel Solutions is a leading global provider of entitlement and e-business management solutions, including its flagship Poetic™ product. The company’s self-service offerings help organizations increase software renewal revenues; extend their reach and manage sales in the growing SMB market.
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closed 9/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Visma Advantage, acquired Cash Software

synopsis: Visma, European leader in cloud business solutions, has acquired Cash Software, a highly experienced online business software specialist with which all standard business processes can be fully automated. Cash Software will remain a separate entity within the Visma group and continue its business activities as an independent organization.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Visma Advantage
Visma is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Cash Software
Cash Software is a highly experienced online business software specialist with which all standard business processes can be fully automated.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Acuity Scheduling

synopsis: Squarespace, a company that provides software as a service for website building and hosting, has acquired Acuity Scheduling, a company that offers easy online appointment scheduling. They have helped small businesses offer booking and manage their appointments online since 2006.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Acuity Scheduling
Acuity Scheduling offers easy online appointment scheduling. They have helped small businesses offer booking and manage their appointments online since 2006.
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2018 via Company Press Release

CommentSold, acquired Spreesy

synopsis: CommentSold, a social eCommerce platform that helps businesses sell their products digitally, has acquired Spreesy, an automated eCommerce, marketing and CRM platform for small businesses. Spreesy makes any social network profile shoppable, and turns standard social network posts into purchasable products.
buyer: CommentSold
CommentSold is a social eCommerce platform that helps businesses sell their products digitally. CommentSold enables businesses to manage their inventory, automate invoicing, and sell through social networks. Businesses can sell on various social networks while managing a single inventory. "
target: Spreesy
Spreesy is an automated eCommerce, marketing and CRM platform for small businesses. Spreesy makes any social network profile shoppable, and turns standard social network posts into purchasable products. Spreesy can be used to create shoppable posts for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Arcoro, acquired BirdDogHR

synopsis: BirdDogHR, the leader in talent management solutions for the construction, engineering and skilled trades industries, has received investment by Providence Equity Partners L.L.C (PSG). As a part of the overall platform strategy, PSG has created Arcoro. BirdDogHR will now be known as part of the Arcoro family of human capital management solutions.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Arcoro
Arcoro, created by Providence Equity Partners, is the proven human capital management (HCM) software and services provider for high consequence industries and features cornerstone companies BirdDogHR and sister company, ExakTime. "
target: BirdDogHR
BirdDogHR offers comprehensive talent management software and managed services — everything needed to guide the entire employee lifecycle. The cloud-based talent management system is straightforward and easy to use.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Resultados Digitais, acquired Plug CRM

synopsis: Resultados Digitais, a Brazilian company that helps businesses understand and take advantage of the benefits of digital marketing, has acquired Plug CRM, a Brazilian provider of web-based CRM software solutions. Plug CRM helps businesses build better relationships, increase their sales, and have more satisfied customers.
buyer: Resultados Digitais
Resultados Digitais is a Brazilian company that helps small and medium-sized businesses understand and take advantage of the benefits of digital marketing. Their cloud-based RD Station software is a complete solution that allows companies to manage and automate their digital marketing activities. "
target: Plug CRM
Plug CRM is a Brazilian provider of web-based CRM software solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. Plug CRM's software is easy to use and helps businesses build better relationships, increase their sales, and have more satisfied customers.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/23/2018 via BusinessWire

SFW Capital Partners, acquired Swiftpage

synopsis: Swiftpage, the provider of Act! CRM software, a leading cloud-enabled platform aimed at helping small and mid-sized businesses grow, has been sold to SFW Capital Partners. Swiftpage has operations in Denver, CO, Scottsdale, AZ, and Newcastle, UK. Swiftpage is the maker of Act! the pioneer and an innovator in the CRM space.
buyer: SFW Capital Partners
SFW Capital Partners is a specialized private equity firm that makes strategic investments in mid-size companies across the information value chain, with a focus on analytical information, software and instrumentation, a sector that the principals of SFW have invested in for over 20 years. "
target: Swiftpage
Swiftpage, with operations in Denver, CO, Scottsdale, AZ, and Newcastle, UK, is a leading provider of software and services that help small and mid-sized businesses grow. Swiftpage is the maker of Act! the pioneer and an innovator in the CRM space, serving over 500,000 users in over 100 countries.
price ($mm)
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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
closed 4/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Stagwell Group, acquired ReputationDefender, Inc.

synopsis: The Stagwell Group, which invests in marketing services companies, announced its fund, Stagwell Media LLC, has acquired ReputationDefender®, a global leader in Online Reputation Management and digital privacy for individuals and small businesses, from Reputation.com Inc.
buyer: Stagwell Group
The Stagwell Group LLC is a registered investment advisory company formed by Mark Penn. The Stagwell Group manages a private equity fund whose portfolio includes more than a dozen collaborative, digital-first agencies. "
target parent: Reputation.com, Inc.
target: ReputationDefender, Inc.
ReputationDefender was founded in 2006 and offers online reputation and privacy tools for individuals and small businesses. ReputationDefender® puts users in charge of their online reputation by creating a strong, durable online reputation that resists attacks, negatives, and misleading information.
price ($mm)
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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)
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closed 2/15/2017 via Market Wire

Ascender Group, acquired Workcloud Inc.

synopsis: Ascender announced it has acquired Workcloud, a leading Payroll and Time & Attendance (T&A) services provider in Japan. This transaction will strengthen Ascender's position as the market leader in HR & payroll software and services across Asia-Pacific by specifically accelerating its growth in Japan.
buyer: Ascender Group
Ascender offers payroll outsourcing solutions using SaaS, co-managed and fully-managed delivery options. Their proprietary platforms allow them to seamlessly tackle very large, complex clients that require process re-engineering, process standardization and automation, and extended payroll services."
target: Workcloud Inc.
Workcloud was founded with a vision to provide small-to-medium size businesses in Japan with a service that integrates management of all aspects of HR operations into an easy-to-use, beautiful platform.
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