Like Flow Hospitality Training

closed 12/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Flow Hospitality Training merged with MAPAL Software,

synopsis: MAPAL Software, a developer and supplier of workforce management, business analytics and back-of-house software for the hospitality sector, and Flow Hospitality Training, a learning management system for the hospitality sector, announced a combination to create a leading provider of technology solutions for the European hospitality sector.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: MAPAL Software
Founded in 2008 and based in Madrid, Spain, MAPAL Software is a developer and supplier of workforce management, business analytics and back-of-house software for the hospitality sector. "
target: Flow Hospitality Training
Founded in 2009 and based in Edinburgh, Scotland, Flow is a learning management system for the hospitality sector. Flow delivers a suite of online training modules to over 400,000 unique users through FlowZone Manager – its flagship management system.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Ecolab, acquired Lobster Ink

synopsis: Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has acquired Lobster Ink, a leading provider of end-to-end online customer training solutions.
buyer: Ecolab (ECL:$14,559.10)
Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean and safe. "
target: Lobster Ink
Lobster Ink is a company based in Geneva with core competencies in applied learning science, high-quality training content curation and the delivery of learning experiences through their SaaS platform to successfully meet the unique training needs of hospitality and foodservice companies.
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$24
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closed 12/12/2018 via PR Web

Obasa Hospitality, acquired IBC Hospitality Technologies

synopsis: OBASA Hospitality, the parent company to a collection of global hospitality brands, has announced the acquisition of IBC Hospitality Technologies. Phoenix-based IBC is the creator of an all-in-one software and services platform to help owners and operators of all accommodation verticals.
buyer: Obasa Hospitality
Based in Canada, OBASA Hospitality is a single source for innovative technologies and services for anyone seeking or selling accommodations in the online marketplace. The company consists of IBC Hospitality Technologies and MyKey. "
target parent: InnSuites Hospitality Trust
target: IBC Hospitality Technologies
IBC Hospitality Technologies is the leading provider of proprietary software and services. Travelers love the patent-pending loyalty program offering cash back, global e-gift cards and free nights on ivhtravel.com and the app IVHTravel which is “Revolutionary and enhances the travel experience”.
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closed 8/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Monaker Group, acquired IDS Technology

synopsis: Monaker Group, Inc., a technology leader in the travel and vacation rental markets, has acquired the assets of leading travel technology provider, IDS Technology to enhance its Monaker Booking Engine (MBE) and nexttrip.biz platform. IDS Technology is a software development company with nearly three decades of experience in the hospitality industry.
buyer: Monaker Group (OTCQB:MKGI:$0.45)
Monaker Group is a technology-driven travel company focused on innovating the alternative lodging rental market. The Monaker Booking Engine (MBE) provides access to more than 2.6 million instantly bookable vacation rental homes, villas, chalets, apartments, condos, resort residences, and castles. "
target: IDS Technology
IDS Technology is a software development company in the hospitality industry. Its cloud-based travel software solutions help distributors and suppliers increase their revenue and boost efficiency through automated mapping technology, API connectivity, and profit optimization tools.
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$5.50
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closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Septeo Pole Immobilier, acquired MP Concept

synopsis: Septeo Pôle Immobilier (SPI), a leading real estate software provider in France, has acquired MP Concept, a company that develops cloud based vacation rental software. MP Concept was founded in 1994 and is based in Ollioules, France.
buyer parent: Septeo Group
buyer: Septeo Pole Immobilier
Septeo Pôle Immobilier (SPI) is a leading real estate software provider in France. They specialize in rental management, seasonal rentals and transaction software. Septeo Pôle Immobilier is a division of Septeo Group. "
target: MP Concept
MP CONCEPT develops cloud based vacation rental software. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Ollioules, France.
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closed 6/17/2014 via BusinessWire

RealPage, Inc., acquired Kigo

synopsis: RealPage, Inc, a leading provider of on-demand property management software, announces the acquisition of Kigo, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vacation rental booking and channel management system headquartered in Barcelona, Spain.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$960.34)
RealPage, Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive property management software solutions for the housing industries. Using its innovative SaaS platform, RealPage’s on-demand software enables easy system integration and streamlines online property management. "
target: Kigo
An innovative and dynamic startup, Kigo offers vacation rental software and channel manager solutions designed for the unique needs of vacation rental managers.
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$32
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closed 10/5/2010 via PR Newswire

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Instant Software, Inc.

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc. – the world's leading online vacation rental marketplace – announced its acquisition of Instant Software, Inc. (ISI), the top vacation rental management software provider. With this acquisition, HomeAway® continues to expand its suite of product offerings for professional vacation rental managers.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 50 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that comprises more than 130,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. "
target: Instant Software, Inc.
Instant Software, Inc. (ISI) is the world's leading provider of technology solutions for the Vacation Rental Management industry.
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$24
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Amadeus IT Group S.A., acquired Pyton Communication Services B.V.

synopsis: Amadeus has acquired Dutch travel technology company Pyton. Pyton is best known for three core products: Waverunner (web booking engine), Elsy Arres (low cost carrier distribution service) and Hydra (dynamic packaging tool).
buyer: Amadeus IT Group S.A. (BME:AMS:$5,993.12)
Amadeus provides the technology which keeps the travel sector moving - from initial search to making a booking, from pricing to ticketing, from managing reservations to managing check-in and departure processes. "
target: Pyton Communication Services B.V.
Pyton is a Dutch travel technology company best known for three core products: Waverunner (web booking engine), Elsy Arres (low cost carrier distribution service) and Hydra (dynamic packaging tool).
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closed 2/14/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Ebix, Inc., acquired Zillious

synopsis: Ebix, Inc. has announced that one of its subsidiaries in India has acquired an 80% controlling stake in India based Zillious Solutions. Zillious is an on-demand SaaS travel technology solution, with market leadership in the corporate travel segment in India.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix is a supplier of software and e-commerce solutions to the insurance industry. Ebix offers application software products for the insurance industry ranging from carrier systems and agency systems to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance and financial industries. "
target: Zillious
Zillious is an on-demand SaaS travel technology solution, with market leadership in the corporate travel segment in India. The Zillious Exchange processes over 8 Million travel bookings annually, which conducting Gross Merchandise value of approximately $1.4 billion per annum.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Orchestra Travel Solutions, acquired Orchestra Travel Solutions

synopsis: Christian Sabbagh, the President of Travelsoft, becomes the majority shareholder of Travelsoft. Founded in 2000, Traveloft publishes Orchestra, a SaaS platform dedicated to the travel industry. Orchestra enables professionals to produce, administrate, distribute and manage a complete leisure offer on every distribution channel.
buyer: Orchestra Travel Solutions
Orchestra is a SaaS platform dedicated to the travel industry. It enables professionals to produce, administrate, distribute and manage a complete leisure offer on every distribution channel, including: stays (packages), nights of hotels, airline tickets, dynamic packages, and ‘à la carte’. "
target parent: MBO Partenaires
target: Orchestra Travel Solutions
Orchestra is a SaaS platform dedicated to the travel industry. It enables professionals to produce, administrate, distribute and manage a complete leisure offer on every distribution channel, including: stays (packages), nights of hotels, airline tickets, dynamic packages, and ‘à la carte’.
price ($mm)
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$11
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closed 8/25/2014 via PR Newswire

Sonata Software, acquired Rezopia

synopsis: Sonata Software, a global IT services company with a strong footprint in the travel industry segment announced acquisition of a strategic controlling stake in Rezopia Inc., the first cloud based end-to-end reservations, contracts, operations and distribution management systems platform for travel providers, headquartered in California, USA.
buyer: Sonata Software (BSE:532221:$378.93)
Sonata Software is a global IT services company. Sonata has deep technology expertise gained from multi-faceted relationships spanning Product Engineering, Professional Consulting Services, Early Adopter Programs, Implementation and Alliances status with technology industry leaders. "
target: Rezopia
Rezopia is the next generation cloud-based Travel Management Platform for travel providers. It is a complete end-to-end travel reservation, back-office, packaging and distribution system enabling travel providers to scale revenues, reduce costs and better serve customers.
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closed 7/16/2013 via PR Newswire

Concur Technologies, Inc., acquired TRX, Inc.

synopsis: Concur announced that it acquired TRX, Inc., a leader in travel data and Travel Management Company ("TMC") mid-office technology solutions. TRX helps top travel agencies, corporations, government agencies and other institutions maximize savings and efficiency through travel technology applications.
buyer: Concur Technologies, Inc. (CNQR:$667.89)
Concur is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. Through Concur's open platform the entire travel and expense ecosystem of customers, suppliers, and developers can access and extend Concur's T&E cloud. "
target: TRX, Inc. (TRXI:$49.37)
TRX, Inc. is a global leader in travel data, software and solutions. With more than 20 software-as-a-service utilities, TRX helps top travel agencies, corporations, government agencies and other institutions maximize savings and efficiency through travel technology applications.
price ($mm)
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$46
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$4
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announced 8/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, will acquire Go Global Travel

synopsis: AMI Opportunities Fund advised by Apax Partners announced the signing of an agreement to acquire 80% of Go Global Travel LTD., a leading global supplier of search engine technologies and related services for hotel booking for travel agents and tour operators.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners LLP is a leading global private equity advisory firm. Apax Partners has raised and advised funds with aggregate commitments in excess of $48 billion. Funds advised by Apax Partners invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech and Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. "
target: Go Global Travel
Go Global Travel is a leading global supplier of search engine technologies and related services for hotel booking for travel agents and tour operators. The company has offices across the world, significant activity in over 32 countries and more than 4,000 travel agencies and clients.
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closed 1/5/2015 via PR Newswire

Ctrip.com International, Ltd., acquired Travelfusion

synopsis: Ctrip.com International, Ltd. has acquired a majority stake in Travelfusion. They are a UK-based leading online Low Cost Carrier travel content aggregator and innovator of Direct Connect global distribution solutions.
buyer: Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (NasdaqGS:CTRP:$3,838.17)
Ctrip.com International, Ltd. is a travel service provider of accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours, and corporate travel management in China. The company aggregates travel related information and offers its services through an advanced transaction and service platform."
target: Travelfusion
Travelfusion is an online travel content aggregator. Their platform connects directly to hundreds of air, hotel, car, rail, ferry, ground transport and tour operator suppliers' web sites and their reservation systems and provides structured access to the content via a single XML API interface.
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closed 12/9/2008 via BusinessWire

Triton Distribution Systems, acquired ZTS Informationssysteme und fulfillment GmbH

synopsis: Triton has finalized its acquisition of ZTS, a multi-faceted, German-based travel services company that for over twenty years has formed and built relationships with some of Europe’s largest and most respected travel providers creating a growing brand with a loyal following.
buyer: Triton Distribution Systems
Triton Distribution Systems is a pioneer in low-cost, b-to-b, Internet-based travel solutions providing electronic distribution of travel inventory from airlines, car, hotels, tour and cruise operators and other travel vendors to travel agencies on a global basis. "
target: ZTS Informationssysteme und fulfillment GmbH
ZTS provides and developes IT solutions and fulfillment services for the tourism industry. They deliver their philosophy of “Help our customers sell” by enabling suppliers with target oriented support in distributing their products with individual concepts for software and services.
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closed 2/11/2015 via Company Press Release

Bravofly Rumbo Group, acquired Map2app

synopsis: Bravofly Rumbo Group, a leading European Online Travel Agency (OTA), announced the acquisition of all assets of the start-up company Map2app. Founded in 2012, Map2app has developed a best breed technology solution that allows its customers to create low-cost mobile travel app quickly, dynamically and with no specific technical skills required.
buyer: Bravofly Rumbo Group (SWX:LMN:$332.62)
Bravofly Rumbo Group is a Swiss-based, European online travel agency, or OTA that focuses on both flight and non-flight travel services. They provide consumers with online tools and technologies that allow them to easily search for, compare and book flights, hotel accommodations, and more. "
target: Map2app
Founded in April of 2012, based in San Francisco, California and with operations in Italy, map2app is a web-based platform that provides the best solution to create mobile travel guides in no time and without any coding experience.
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announced 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Travelogix, will acquire Travelogix

synopsis: Safeture AB announced that it has signed an agreement to sell its 51 percent holding in the U.K.-based travel software company Travelogix Limited to the firm’s management team. Travelogix provides Travel Management Companies (TMCs) and Travel Managers with immediate and easy access to travel management data, reports and analysis.
buyer: Travelogix
Travelogix provides Travel Management Companies (TMCs) and Travel Managers with immediate and easy access to travel management data, reports and analysis. The Travelogix suite of products helps TMCs to improve efficiency, reduce costs and boost customer satisfaction. "
target parent: Safeture
target: Travelogix
Travelogix provides Travel Management Companies (TMCs) and Travel Managers with immediate and easy access to travel management data, reports and analysis. The Travelogix suite of products helps TMCs to improve efficiency, reduce costs and boost customer satisfaction.
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closed 12/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Flow Hospitality Training merged with MAPAL Software,

synopsis: MAPAL Software, a developer and supplier of workforce management, business analytics and back-of-house software for the hospitality sector, and Flow Hospitality Training, a learning management system for the hospitality sector, announced a combination to create a leading provider of technology solutions for the European hospitality sector.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: MAPAL Software
Founded in 2008 and based in Madrid, Spain, MAPAL Software is a developer and supplier of workforce management, business analytics and back-of-house software for the hospitality sector. "
target: Flow Hospitality Training
Founded in 2009 and based in Edinburgh, Scotland, Flow is a learning management system for the hospitality sector. Flow delivers a suite of online training modules to over 400,000 unique users through FlowZone Manager – its flagship management system.
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closed 12/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Flow Hospitality Training merged with MAPAL Software,

synopsis: MAPAL Software, a developer and supplier of workforce management, business analytics and back-of-house software for the hospitality sector, and Flow Hospitality Training, a learning management system for the hospitality sector, announced a combination to create a leading provider of technology solutions for the European hospitality sector.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: MAPAL Software
Founded in 2008 and based in Madrid, Spain, MAPAL Software is a developer and supplier of workforce management, business analytics and back-of-house software for the hospitality sector. "
target: Flow Hospitality Training
Founded in 2009 and based in Edinburgh, Scotland, Flow is a learning management system for the hospitality sector. Flow delivers a suite of online training modules to over 400,000 unique users through FlowZone Manager – its flagship management system.
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closed 12/19/2019 via BusinessWire

PAR Technology Corporation, acquired Restaurant Magic

synopsis: ParTech, Inc., a global provider of software, systems, and service solutions to the restaurant and retail industries, has acquired Restaurant Magic, a restaurant software company and the developer of Data Central. The Data Central software is a suite of cloud back-office applications to help restaurants achieve operational and financial goals.
buyer: PAR Technology Corporation (PAR:$180.96)
PAR is a leading global provider of software, systems, and service solutions to the restaurant and retail industries. PAR is redefining the point of sale through cloud software and bringing technological innovation to all corners of the enterprise. "
target: Restaurant Magic
Restaurant Magic is a restaurant software company and developer of Data Central. Restaurant Magic’s Data Central is a suite of back office applications that leverages business intelligence and automation technologies to manage labor, decrease food costs, and improve customer service.
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$42
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closed 6/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Access Group, acquired Selima Ltd.

synopsis: The Access Group, one of the UK's leading providers of software to mid-market customers, has completed the acquisition of Selima Limited. Selima is a prominent provider of cloud-based workforce management software and managed payroll services, particularly in the Retail and Hospitality and Education sectors.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
The Access Group is a leading provider of integrated business application software to middle-market companies across a number of focused verticals. The Access Group's software portfolio spans ERP, finance, human resources, payroll, business intelligence and numerous vertical specific applications. "
target parent: YFM Equity Partners Limited
target: Selima Ltd.
Selima is a prominent provider of cloud-based workforce management software and managed payroll services, particularly in the Retail and Hospitality and Education sectors.
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$6
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closed 6/10/2013 via BusinessWire

Agilysys, Inc., acquired TimeManagement Corporation

synopsis: Agilysys, Inc., a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software, services and solutions, announced that it has acquired the assets of TimeManagement Corporation, a privately-owned Minneapolis-based technology provider with solutions that streamline workforce management environments for hospitality operators.
buyer: Agilysys, Inc. (AGYS:$238.42)
Agilysys is a leading developer and marketer of proprietary enterprise software, services and solutions to the hospitality and retail industries. The Company specializes in market-leading point-of-sale, property management, inventory and procurement, and mobile and wireless solutions. "
target: TimeManagement Corporation
TimeManagement is a privately held company dedicated to the mission of providing superior enterprise-wide software and complete service solutions to streamline workforce management environments for hospitality and food service operators.
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$1.80
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closed 3/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

British Smaller Companies VCT plc, acquired Selima Ltd.

synopsis: British Smaller Companies VCT 2 plc and British Smaller Companies Vct Plc, funds managed by YFM Equity Partners Limited, acquired a majority stake in Selima from Mark Kinnell in a management buy-in. Selima Ltd. designs and develops human resource management software.
buyer parent: YFM Equity Partners Limited
buyer: British Smaller Companies VCT plc (LSE:$1.17)
British Smaller Companies VCT plc is a venture capital trust of YFM Private Equity specializing in investments in quoted and unquoted companies listed on alternative investment market in the United Kingdom. "
target parent: YFM Equity Partners Limited
target: Selima Ltd.
Selima is a UK based company that provides software solutions and managed services to all sectors of the market, with a focus on public sector organisations and large businesses.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Softvoyage inc., acquired Pythagoras Software Solutions SRL

synopsis: Softvoyage is proud to announce its acquisition of a majority stake in Pythagoras, a Buenos Aires, Argentina based Travel Technology Company. Pythagoras specializes in the development of solutions for the global tourism industry with more than 25 years of experience in the field. Pythagoras is dedicated to providing software solutions.
buyer: Softvoyage inc.
Founded in 1987, Softvoyage specializes in the development of technological solutions for tour operators, travel agencies and consolidators. Softvoyage has established itself as one of the principal software solution innovators and developers dedicated to the travel industry in North America. "
target: Pythagoras Software Solutions SRL
Pythagoras specializes in the development of solutions for the global tourism industry with more than 25 years of experience in the field. Pythagoras is dedicated to providing software solutions with their main products BackOffice Integral and Sales Engine.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Toast, Inc., acquired StratEx Partners, LLC

synopsis: Toast, an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform, announced it acquired StratEx, a leading provider of HR and payroll software for restaurants. StratEx’s HR software and consulting services help restaurants automate applicant tracking, scheduling, payroll, benefits, and labor law compliance.
buyer: Toast, Inc.
Toast is an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform. As a cloud-based system built specifically for restaurants, Toast offers advanced functionality including tableside ordering, quick menu modifications, real-time enterprise reporting, online ordering, and labor management. "
target: StratEx Partners, LLC
StratEx is a leading provider of HR and payroll software for restaurants. StratEx’s HR software and consulting services help restaurants automate applicant tracking, scheduling, payroll, benefits, and labor law compliance.
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closed 3/2/2016 via BusinessWire

NCR Corporation, acquired Cimplebox, Inc.

synopsis: NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced that it has completed the acquisition of CimpleBox, Inc., a provider of simplified SaaS-based back-office software to restaurant operators and retailers.
buyer: NCR Corporation (NCR:$6,830.00)
NCR Corporation is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into positive experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables transactions across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology. "
target: Cimplebox, Inc.
CimpleBox is a revolutionary software platform that allows users to collect and leverage historical data, easily access and monitor the health of their retail operation and most importantly, provide a platform that helps plan for success.
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closed 7/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Alchemy Systems LP, acquired Wisetail

synopsis: Alchemy Systems, the world’s largest training company for the food and retail sectors, has acquired Wisetail. Wisetail has gained wide acclaim for providing restaurants, retailers, and franchises a modern employee learning and engagement platform so that they can deliver a consistent guest experience and foster a great work environment.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Alchemy Systems LP
Alchemy is the global leader in innovative solutions that help companies train and engage with their workforces. More than 2.5 million frontline workers at 35,000 locations use Alchemy’s tailored learning, communications, and performance programs. "
target: Wisetail
Wisetail has gained wide acclaim for providing restaurants, retailers, and franchises a modern employee learning and engagement platform so that they can deliver a consistent guest experience and foster a great work environment.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hotel Effectiveness, acquired LobbyLights

synopsis: Hotel Effectiveness, provider of labor-management software, has acquired the business and assets of LobbyLights, a wage comparison data provider for hospitality. Hoteliers are able to use LobbyLights to gain real-time access to essential compensation information by completing their wage and benefits survey.
buyer: Hotel Effectiveness
Hotel Effectiveness provides workforce management software to hotels, helping manage labor costs and increasing profitability with real-time labor monitoring, scheduling, time and attendance. "
target: LobbyLights
LobbyLights is an online data provider for the hotel and lodging industry. Hoteliers are able to use LobbyLights to gain real-time access to essential compensation information by completing their wage and benefits survey.
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closed 6/9/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

WorkForce Software, acquired WorkPlace Systems

synopsis: WorkForce Software announced that it has acquired Workplace, the leading cloud-based employee scheduling solution for retail and hospitality, with offices in the United Kingdom, the U.S., and Australia.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: WorkForce Software
As the leader in cloud-based workforce management, WorkForce Software is 'Making Work Easy' for employers around the globe. Their tailored solutions empower enterprise and mid-sized organizations to fully automate time, labor, and workforce scheduling processes. "
target parent: LDC Limited
target: WorkPlace Systems
Workplace helps consumer-facing businesses enable true workforce flexibility and collaboration, supporting both employee work/life balance and business objectives. Their SaaS products create smart schedules that are optimized to deliver improved customer experience and revenue growth.
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announced 6/24/2015 via Company Press Release

Insight Venture Partners, will acquire Fourth Ltd.

synopsis: ECI Partners announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell majority ownership of Fourth, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based (SaaS) cost control solutions to the hospitality industry, to New York-based venture capital and private equity firm Insight Venture Partners.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. It has raised more than $10 billion and invested in more than 200 companies worldwide. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: Fourth Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Fourth’s real-time software helps restaurants, pubs and hotel groups manage their key costs, labour, stock and purchasing more efficiently.
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closed 8/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Lavu, acquired Sourcery

synopsis: Leading mobile point-of-sale and payment processing platform, Lavu, has announced the acquisition of Sourcery, an automated accounts payable solution designed for the restaurant industry. The company’s platform allows food suppliers and buyers to manage their transactions online, ranging from electronic invoicing to payments to product selection.
buyer: Lavu
Lavu is the world’s leading mobile point-of-sale system for restaurants and bars. Offering flexible payment-processing solutions, an intuitive interface, and a proprietary business management suite, Lavu’s restaurant management platform is ideal for all food and drink establishments. "
target: Sourcery
Sourcery is an automated accounts payable solution designed for the restaurant industry. The company’s platform allows food suppliers and buyers to manage their transactions online, ranging from electronic invoicing to payments to product selection.
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closed 5/12/2014 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Travelclick, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed its $930 million acquisition of TravelClick, a global provider of innovative cloud-based revenue-generating solutions for the $500 billion global hospitality industry
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo, LLC is a leading private equity investment firm. Thoma Bravo invests across multiple industries, with a particular focus in enterprise and infrastructure software and financial and business services. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: Travelclick, Inc.
TravelClick provides innovative cloud-based solutions for hotels around the globe to grow their revenue reduce costs and improve performance. TravelClick offers hotels world-class reservation solutions, business intelligence products and comprehensive media and marketing solutions.
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closed 12/20/2007 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired TravelCLICK, Inc.

synopsis: Genstar Capital, LLC, a middle market private equity firm that focuses on investments in selected segments of life sciences, healthcare services, industrial technology, and software and software services, has acquired TravelCLICK a leading global provider of interactive distribution solutions and marketing services to independent and chain hotels.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Based in San Francisco, Genstar Capital is a private equity investment firm that makes leveraged investments in quality middle-market companies. Genstar Capital works in partnership with management to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target: TravelCLICK, Inc.
TravelCLICK is a provider of emarketing solutions that help hotels sell rooms smarter and drive long-term profitability. TravelCLICK helps hotels maximize asset ROI by combining innovative market analysis and proven industry best practices with advanced technology.
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$284
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announced 8/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Amadeus IT Group S.A., will acquire Travelclick, Inc.

synopsis: Amadeus, a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry, has agreed to acquire TravelClick from Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm. TravelClick provides innovative cloud-based solutions for hotels around the globe to grow their revenue, reduce costs and improve performance.
buyer: Amadeus IT Group S.A. (BME:AMS:$5,993.12)
Amadeus is a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry. Customer groups include travel providers (e.g. airlines, hotels and rail etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (corporations and travel management companies). "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Travelclick, Inc.
TravelClick provides innovative cloud-based solutions for hotels around the globe to grow their revenue, reduce costs and improve performance. TravelClick offers hotels world-class reservation solutions, business intelligence products, and comprehensive media and marketing solutions.
price ($mm)
$1,520
rev ($mm)
$373
EBITDA ($mm)
$86
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
17.7x
closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yanolja Inc., acquired eZee Technosys Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Yanolja, the creator of South Korea’s most popular hotel app, has acquired Indian lodgings management platform eZee Technosys, quickening an expansion beyond its home country. India-based eZee Technosys offers a complete suite of integrated hospitality technology.
buyer: Yanolja Inc.
Yanolja is South Korea’s leading accommodation platform. They help people enjoy various leisure activities by providing space-based on-demand service. Their main business is to provide accommodation information, reservation platform, budget hotel franchise and travel contents. "
target: eZee Technosys Pvt. Ltd.
India-based eZee Technosys offers a complete suite of integrated hospitality technology. Founded in 2005, eZee provides a comprehensive range of innovative products ranging from hotel management software, booking engine, inventory distribution system, restaurant management system, and more.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

MBO Partenaires, acquired Sequoiasoft SAS

synopsis: MBO Partenaires, an independent private equity firm in France, has acquired a majority stake in Sequoiasoft, a French management software developer that specializes in the hospitality, restaurant, outdoor accommodation and wellness industries. Sequoiasoft enables businesses to simplify their daily tasks and focus on welcoming their clients.
buyer: MBO Partenaires
Founded in 2002 and wholly owned by its management team, MBO Partenaires is an independent private equity firm in France with an entrepreneurial mindset. MBO Partenaires supports French SMEs in their growth projects. The firm also supports Spanish, Belgian and Swiss companies. "
target: Sequoiasoft SAS
Sequoiasoft is a French management software developer that specializes in the hospitality, restaurant, outdoor accommodation and wellness industries. Sequoiasoft enables businesses to simplify their daily tasks and focus on welcoming their clients and winning their loyalty.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/20/2018 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired Bokun

synopsis: TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, announced it has acquired Bokun. Based in Iceland, Bokun is a business management software created specifically for tours, attractions and experiences suppliers: it acts as a booking engine, an inventory channel manager, a price management tool, and more.
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,571.00)
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: Bokun
Based in Iceland, Bokun is a business management software created specifically for tours, attractions and experiences suppliers: it acts as a booking engine, an inventory channel manager, a price management tool, and more.
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closed 10/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Uniguest, acquired Vertical Systems Inc.

synopsis: Uniguest, the world’s leading provider of secure and fully managed guest- facing technologies to the hospitality industry, has acquired Silicon Valley-based technology innovator Vertical Systems (VSi). VSi is a multinational company that provides hoteliers with back-of-the-house mobile applications and guest-facing digital lobby solutions.
buyer parent: Atlantic Street Capital
buyer: Uniguest
Uniguest is the leading provider of secure fully managed technology solutions to the hospitality industry, backed by world-class service delivery and 24/7/365 support. Uniguest’s solutions include secure public-use computers, static and interactive digital signage, kiosks, and purposed tablets. "
target: Vertical Systems Inc.
Based in California's Silicon Valley, Vertical Systems Inc. (VSi) is a multinational company that provides hoteliers with back-of-the-house mobile applications and guest-facing digital lobby solutions.
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closed 6/29/2011 via BusinessWire

Sabre Holdings Corporation, acquired SoftHotel, Inc.

synopsis: Sabre Holdings, a global technology company for the travel industry, announced the acquisition of SoftHotel, the largest provider of web-based property management solutions for the hospitality industry with over 4,500 installations.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Sabre Holdings Corporation (GS:SABR:$3,943.58)
Sabre Holdings connects people with the world's greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. "
target: SoftHotel, Inc.
SoftHotel, Inc. is the largest provider of web-based property management solutions for the hospitality industry with over 4,500 installations. The three major components of the SoftHotel suite of products are SoftHotelPMX, StayMgr and InnSite.
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