Like ShortStop, LLC

closed 3/9/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired ShortStop, LLC

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced the acquisition of ShortStop, LLC, which maintains the nation's leading network of drug and health testing clinics. The addition of ShortStop will expand ChoicePoint's current network of collection locations, enhancing service and convenience to customers as they seek ways to mitigate risks through employment screening.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: ShortStop, LLC
ShortStop is the industry and service leader in collection site management, offering the nation's largest network of providers for drug test collections, Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exams and other select health services.
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closed 8/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Data Facts, Inc., acquired Strategic Information Resources, Inc

synopsis: Data Facts, a nationwide provider of mortgage lending solutions and national and international background screening solutions, announced their acquisition of Strategic Information Resources, a national provider of risk assessment services including consumer and business credit reports, appraisals, and comprehensive background screening.
buyer: Data Facts, Inc.
Data Facts provides trusted information that can be relied on to make sound hiring and lending decisions. Their comprehensive solutions allow clients to make better decisions faster and more efficiently. "
target: Strategic Information Resources, Inc
Strategic Information Resources is a national provider of risk assessment services including consumer and business credit reports, appraisals, and comprehensive background screening. SIR helps thousands of companies make more informed decisions every day.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PE Hub

Cisive, purchased Pre-Employment Screening from Blue Umbrella

synopsis: Cisive, a global provider of compliance and risk management solutions, has acquired the pre-employment screening (PES) division of Blue Umbrella, a provider of due diligence research and compliance technologies. PES provides comprehensive background investigations of potential and current employees, vendors, customers, and business partners.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: Cisive
Cisive is a global provider of compliance-driven human capital management and risk management solutions. The company’s core onboarding and pre-employment background screening offering provides clients with a streamlined, high-quality, and regulatory-compliant solution. "
seller: Blue Umbrella
Blue Umbrella is a leading provider of due diligence research and innovative third-party compliance technologies. Combining global research excellence with disruptive RegTech SaaS solutions, Blue Umbrella serves multinational corporations.
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closed 9/26/2018 via PR Web

Barada Associates, acquired American Business Services

synopsis: Barada Associates, Indiana’s premier provider of background screening and reference checking services, announced the acquisition of American Business Services, a professional background screening services firm.
buyer: Barada Associates
Founded in 1979, Barada Associates was one of the world’s first employment screening businesses. The company provides reference reports, employment verifications and background checks to employers nationwide and is widely recognized as a premier provider of reference reports. "
target: American Business Services
American Business Services is a progressive corporation offering applicant screening services, human resource services and security/safety consulting. ABS Screening provides employment and residential screening services for many progressive organizations through the US and Canada.
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closed 8/29/2018 via PE Hub

Global HR Research, acquired easyBackgrounds Inc.

synopsis: Background Screening provider Global HR Research (GHRR), a Renovo Capital company, announced that it has acquired easyBackgrounds, a background screening company operating from Newfields, NH. easyBackgrounds has been helping companies mitigate risk and hire smarter.
buyer parent: Renovo Capital, LLC
buyer: Global HR Research
Global HR Research combines advanced screening technology, data and business analytics to deliver better background screening programs to thousands of customers and their candidates. Global HR Research is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners. "
target: easyBackgrounds Inc.
easyBackgrounds has been helping companies mitigate risk and hire smarter. With a FCRA certified staff, easyBackgrounds provides best-in-class screening services and uncompromising accuracy with the fastest turnaround in the industry.
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closed 4/5/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Renovo Capital, LLC, acquired Global HR Research

synopsis: Patriot National, Inc., a leading provider of technology and outsourcing solutions to the insurance industry, announced that it sold Global HR Research (“Global HR”), a pre-hire intelligence solutions provider, to Renovo Capital, LLC.
buyer: Renovo Capital, LLC
Renovo Capital is a special situations private equity fund. Renovo is focused on partnering with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to invest in businesses undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change. "
target parent: Patriot National Insurance Group
target: Global HR Research
At Global HR Research, they deliver the most advanced, intuitive and diagnostic technology in the industry to help companies around the world find, select, assess, screen and hire quality candidates—in less time with less risk than ever before.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

RIVS Digital Interviews, acquired Async Interview

synopsis: RIVS, a leading provider of digital interview software, announced its acquisition of Async Interview's well-known interviewing solutions, including offerings for pre-recorded video interviewing, live video interviewing, and audio interviewing.
buyer: RIVS Digital Interviews
RIVS connects recruitment teams to quality candidates through digital interviews. Video and voice interviews reveal key candidate personality skills earlier on in the selection process, helping organizations discover top talent, while reducing time and costs associated with interviewing. "
target: Async Interview
Async Interview is a digital interviewing platform provider that supplies the technology and service to meet the needs of corporate and outsourced recruitment professionals. Its suite of video and audio interviewing tools are built to revolutionize the recruiting process.
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closed 8/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Patriot National Insurance Group, acquired Global HR Research

synopsis: Patriot National, Inc., a leading provider of technology and outsourcing solutions, announced that it has acquired pre-hire intelligence solutions provider Global HR Research (GHRR). GHRR provides pre-employment background screening, assessment and acquisition solutions.
buyer: Patriot National Insurance Group (PN:$233.03)
Patriot National is a national provider of comprehensive technology and outsourcing solutions within the property and casualty marketplace for insurance companies, employers, local governments and reinsurance captives. "
target: Global HR Research
At Global HR Research, they deliver the most advanced, intuitive and diagnostic technology in the industry to help companies around the world find, select, assess, screen and hire quality candidates—in less time with less risk than ever before.
price ($mm)
$42
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closed 3/11/2015 via PR Newswire

SNH Inc., acquired PeopleFacts

synopsis: Sackett National Holdings, Inc. (SNH), a leading provider of financial services data, energy, and screening solutions and services, announced that it has acquired Maumee, Ohio-based PeopleFacts, a national provider of employment screening services.
buyer: SNH Inc.
Sackett National Holdings, Inc. (SNH) is a leading provider of financial services data, energy, and screening solutions and services. SNH specializes in creating cost-effective products and services that enable partners in the automotive, energy, mortgage, finance and employment industries. "
target: PeopleFacts
Employment screening and background check leaders, PeopleFacts is highly regarded for its accuracy and expansive partner network.
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closed 3/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Corporate Resource Services, Inc., acquired Nationwide Screening Services

synopsis: Corporate Resource Services, Inc., a diversified technology, staffing, recruiting, and consulting services firm, announced that it has acquired Nationwide Screening Services located in Melville, New York. They have designed their services so employers and business people can automate and accelerate their vetting process.
buyer: Corporate Resource Services, Inc. (CRRS:$942.50)
Corporate Resource Services, Inc. is a leading recruiting and staffing provider that specializes in placing administrative, clerical, customer service, information technology and light industrial candidates. "
target: Nationwide Screening Services
Nationwide Screening Services is staffed by professional researchers and investigators, and they back them with the industry’s most powerful database research tools and technology. They have designed their services so employers and business people can automate and accelerate their vetting process.
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closed 3/5/2013 via Market Wire

First Advantage Corporation, purchased Screening business from LexisNexis Risk Solutions

synopsis: First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group company and a leading global provider of comprehensive talent acquisition solutions, announced that its acquisition of the employment and resident screening business of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, has closed.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage is a provider of talent acquisition solutions including employment background screening, occupational health services, applicant tracking systems, skills and behavioral assessments, and business tax consulting services. "
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
The screening business of LexisNexis provides everything from in-depth criminal background checks and drug/alcohol screening to employment verification and time-saving post-hire solutions.
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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

HireRight, Inc., acquired Powerchex Limited.

synopsis: HireRight, Inc., a leader in on-demand employment background and drug screening, announced the close of its acquisition of Powerchex Limited, a leading pre-employment screening firm based in the United Kingdom. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: HireRight, Inc.
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background screening, drug and health screening and employment eligibility solutions that help employers automate, manage and control screening and related programs. "
target: Powerchex Limited.
Powerchex is among the UK’s premier pre-employment screening firms for financial institutions. Based in the City of London, Powerchex checks the background, employment history, criminal records and professional qualifications of applicants on behalf of financial institutions.
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closed 8/21/2008 via BusinessWire

US Investigations Services, Inc., acquired HireRight

synopsis: US Investigations Services, Inc., a leading provider of employment screening solutions and the largest provider of security investigations to the federal government, and HireRight, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions, announced the completion of the HireRight acquisition.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: US Investigations Services, Inc.
USIS helps businesses, federal agencies, and institutions protect critical assets, evaluate information, and identify and mitigate risk. The company offers a broad range of services including pre-employment and drug screening services, background investigations, business intelligence. "
target: HireRight
HireRight is a provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions that help employers implement, manage and control screening programs. Many companies trust HireRight because the company delivers customer-focused solutions that provide greater efficiency and faster results.
price ($mm)
$201
rev ($mm)
$72
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
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2.8x
EV / EBITDA
18.6x
closed 8/31/2007 via Capital IQ

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired US Investigations Services, Inc.

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners Inc., a leading private investment firm, has acquired USIS from Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and The Carlyle Group . USIS helps businesses, federal agencies, and institutions protect critical assets, evaluate information, and identify and mitigate risk.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a private investment firm specializing in equity investments in communications and media companies around the world. The principals of Providence Equity manage funds with approximately $21 billion in equity commitments. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: US Investigations Services, Inc.
USIS helps businesses, federal agencies, and institutions protect critical assets, evaluate information, and identify and mitigate risk. The company offers a broad range of services including pre-employment and drug screening services, background investigations, business intelligence.
price ($mm)
$1,500
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closed 8/1/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Single Source Services, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Single Source Services, Inc., a regional employment screening company based in Birmingham, Ala. This purchase further expands the company's growing employment screening market share and establishes a local regional presence.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Single Source Services, Inc.
Single Source Services was established to enable companies to reduce hiring costs and avoid risks by offering a full line of pre-employment screening services.
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closed 7/24/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a leading risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd., the leading provider of employment background screening services in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd.
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Sydney, Refsure currently provides comprehensive screening programs primarily to multinational corporations and local companies in the financial services, telecommunications and retail industries, including Australia's four largest financial institutions.
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closed 3/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Kroll Background Screening, acquired InfoLink Screening Services, Inc.

synopsis: Kroll Inc., the global risk consulting company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of InfoLink Screening Services, Inc., a leading, privately-held background screening company headquartered in Chatsworth, Calif., a Los Angeles suburb. InfoLink will operate as the West Coast hub office for Kroll's Background Screening division.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc.
buyer: Kroll Background Screening
Kroll's Background Screening division is comprised of Kroll Background America, Inc., based in Nashville, Tenn., and other Kroll subsidiaries in Canada, the United Kingdom, Poland, India and South Africa. "
target: InfoLink Screening Services, Inc.
InfoLink Screening Services is a leading provider of employment background checks, drug testing, physical exams and Form I-9 eSolutions. Thousands of companies nationwide rely on InfoLink before they finalize their hiring decisions.
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closed 6/7/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Accufacts Pre-Employment Screening, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, and Accufacts Pre-Employment Screening, Inc., an employment screening company, today jointly announced the completion of the sale of Accufacts to First Advantage.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Accufacts Pre-Employment Screening, Inc.
Accufacts performs various types of pre-employment background screenings and provides other human resources-related information to its clients.
price ($mm)
$5.00
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closed 3/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

Accredited Drug Testing Inc., acquired Scheduleadrugtest.com

synopsis: Accredited Drug Testing Inc, one of the nation’s leading providers of drug, alcohol, DNA testing and background check screenings announced that it has acquired full ownership of Scheduleadrugtest.com. Scheduleadrugtest.com is a drug and alcohol testing online scheduling resource for employers and individuals in need of a drug or alcohol test.
buyer: Accredited Drug Testing Inc.
Accredited Drug Testing Inc. is one of the nation’s leading providers of drug, alcohol, DNA testing and background check screenings. "
target: Scheduleadrugtest.com
Scheduleadrugtest.com is a drug and alcohol testing online scheduling resource for employers and individuals in need of a drug or alcohol test.
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closed 4/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Alere Inc., acquired eScreen, Inc

synopsis: Alere, Inc., a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, has purchased eScreen, Inc., a leading technology firm that specializes in toxicology screening and employee health products and services.
buyer: Alere Inc. (ALR:$2,818.83)
Alere enables individuals to take charge of improving their health and quality of life at home. Alere's global leading products and services, as well as its product development efforts, focus on cardiology, women's health, infectious disease, oncology and toxicology. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: eScreen, Inc
eScreen, Inc. is a technology firm that specializes in toxicology screening and employee health products and services. It deploys an automated platform and FDA-cleared reader for the collection, provision, management and reporting of regulated and non-regulated urine drug screens.
price ($mm)
$270
rev ($mm)
$120
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2.8x
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closed 3/9/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired ShortStop, LLC

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced the acquisition of ShortStop, LLC, which maintains the nation's leading network of drug and health testing clinics. The addition of ShortStop will expand ChoicePoint's current network of collection locations, enhancing service and convenience to customers as they seek ways to mitigate risks through employment screening.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: ShortStop, LLC
ShortStop is the industry and service leader in collection site management, offering the nation's largest network of providers for drug test collections, Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exams and other select health services.
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closed 11/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Insurity, Inc

synopsis: Genstar Capital, LLC, a leading private equity firm, announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Insurity, the former LexisNexis Insurance Software Solutions business, a provider of software and services to the Property and Casualty insurance industry.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating executives and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Insurity, Inc
Insurity provides policy administration, claims, billing, and analytics software to insurance companies. Its customers, who write Personal Lines and Commercial Lines insurance, represent over $12 billion of commercial insurance premium processed through the Insurity suite of products.
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closed 7/9/2008 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, purchased Database Marketing Solutions from ChoicePoint Precision Marketing LLC

synopsis: Acxiom® Corporation, a global interactive marketing services company, announced the acquisition of the Database Marketing Solutions division of ChoicePoint Precision Marketing LLC, a subsidiary of ChoicePoint Inc.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
seller parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
seller: ChoicePoint Precision Marketing LLC
ChoicePoint Precision Marketing accelerates sales, improves customer retention and enhances cross- and up-sell programs. We provide full-service direct and database marketing solutions to leading companies in insurance, financial services, and many other industries.
price ($mm)
$4.50
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$16
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closed 6/6/2008 via Company Press Release

Silver Lake Partners, acquired i2 Inc.

synopsis: Silver Lake Sumeru, the middle-market technology focused investment fund, today announced it has completed its acquisition of visual analysis software provider i2 from ChoicePoint.
buyer: Silver Lake Partners
Silver Lake is the leading private equity firm focused on large-scale investing in technology. Silver Lake's ability to source and structure large-scale, private equity transactions and add value to portfolio companies is unmatched by other private equity firms investing in the technology industry. "
target parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
target: i2 Inc.
i2 Inc. is the leading worldwide provider of visual investigative analysis software for law enforcement. Our integrated suite of products enables investigators and analysts to quickly understand complex scenarios and volumes of seemingly unrelated data, perform analysis and communicate the results.
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$185
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closed 3/10/2008 via BusinessWire

iMapData Inc., acquired iMapData Inc.

synopsis: iMapData Inc., a consulting firm specializing in customized, geospatially-based decision support solutions for the public and private sector, has been acquired from ChoicePoint Inc. by a private investment group. The investment group is led by, and the business will be managed by, the founders of iMapData.
buyer parent: ChoicePoint, Inc.
buyer: iMapData Inc.
iMapData delivers relevant and tailored information via an easy-to-use, Web-based, map interface enabling businesses and government agencies to create maps and reports by accessing and merging various information sets including energy, government... "
target parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
target: iMapData Inc.
iMapData delivers relevant and tailored information via an easy-to-use, Web-based, map interface enabling businesses and government agencies to create maps and reports by accessing and merging various information sets including energy, government...
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closed 9/19/2008 via PR Newswire

LexisNexis, acquired ChoicePoint, Inc.

synopsis: Reed Elsevier announced that its acquisition of ChoicePoint Inc has been completed. On 21 February 2008, Reed Elsevier announced that it had reached agreement to acquire ChoicePoint for a total cost of $4.1 billion. On 16 September 2008 Reed Elsevier announced that the acquisition had received clearance from the US Federal Trade Commission.
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading provider of information and services solutions, including its flagship Web-based Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) research services, to a wide range of professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. "
target: ChoicePoint, Inc.
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,442 [$4,032]
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$982
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$274
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4.3x
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15.4x
announced 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., will acquire Optimal Decisions Group

synopsis: ChoicePoint is acquiring Optimal Decisions Group, a firm that develops and deploys advanced analytics and software to the insurance industry. The purchase of ODG will create additional value for clients by integrating ODG's pricing optimization into ChoicePoint's Data Services transactional products.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: Optimal Decisions Group
Optimal Decision Group Pty., Ltd. develops and deploys analytics and software, which assists retail financial institutions in making customer-level decisions in targeted marketing, acceptance and underwriting, pricing, servicing, collections, and claims. It serves auto and home insurers.
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closed 1/31/2007 via PR Newswire

Palladian Capital Partners, acquired EquiSearch Services

synopsis: ChoicePoint today announced the sale of its shareholder services business, EquiSearch Services, to Palladian Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity group.
buyer: Palladian Capital Partners
Palladian Capital Partners makes control or near-control equity investments in established companies. Palladian's investment strategy is to work with existing management teams to accelerate growth and enhance the value of a business. "
target parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
target: EquiSearch Services
Equisearch is engaged by transfer agents, mutual funds, public companies and banks (our clients) to locate and verify the correct addresses for account holders whom they have classified as “dormant” or “lost” due to inactivity or to mail returned as undeliverable.
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closed 9/29/2006 via PR Newswire

AMS Services, Inc., acquired PRIORITY Data Systems, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced its signing of a strategic alliance agreement with AMS Services that will extend ChoicePoint's capabilities for data sales to thousands of additional insurance agents and industry professionals nationwide. The agreement was signed simultaneously with the sale of ChoicePoint's Priority Data Systems business to AMS Services.
buyer parent: Vertafore, Inc.
buyer: AMS Services, Inc.
Vertafore, Inc. d/b/a AMS Services is dedicated to helping independent insurance agencies achieve maximum performance and operational efficiency. "
target parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
target: PRIORITY Data Systems, Inc.
PRIORITY focuses on streamlining processes. This enabled the offering of customized solutions to insurance agents and carriers through comparative and proprietary rating programs for auto, home, dwelling, business owners, farm, and commercial lines.
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closed 8/10/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired Steel Card, LLC

synopsis: ChoicePoint,announced the acquisition of California-based Steel Card, LLC and its award-winning Apogee product line. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Steel Card and its products will be integrated into ChoicePoint's insurance software and process outsourcing business, Insurity, based in Hartford, Connecticut.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: Steel Card, LLC
Steel Card is a privately held software company focused on creating solutions for the Property & Casualty insurance marketplace.
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closed 6/28/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., purchased USCerts from N-Cycles

synopsis: ChoicePoint today announced the acquisition of the assets of Memphis, Tenn.-based USCerts, which provides technology and data management services to facilitate the remote ordering of certified birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
seller: N-Cycles
The N-Cycles team is focused on only one thing - building the best custom mission-critical software for our clients. Our consultants have an average of over 8 years experience and have worked for a variety of other consulting firms as well as Fortune 500 companies.
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closed 3/9/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired ShortStop, LLC

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced the acquisition of ShortStop, LLC, which maintains the nation's leading network of drug and health testing clinics. The addition of ShortStop will expand ChoicePoint's current network of collection locations, enhancing service and convenience to customers as they seek ways to mitigate risks through employment screening.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: ShortStop, LLC
ShortStop is the industry and service leader in collection site management, offering the nation's largest network of providers for drug test collections, Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exams and other select health services.
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closed 2/2/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired ELIOS, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced the acquisition of ELIOS, Inc., a leading loss payee notification company for the Property and Casualty insurance industry. ELIOS notifies vehicle finance companies and mortgage holders of policy coverage and lapses in coverage for its insurance clients. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: ELIOS, Inc.
ELIOS Inc. incorporated in 1999 as a loss payee notification services for automobile, homeowner, flood, farm, watercraft, and vacation home policies. Over 250 insurance carriers rely on ELIOS' Paperless Solutions Technologies for the accurate and timely delivery of their notifications.
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closed 5/2/2005 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired Magnify, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced its acquisition of Magnify, Inc., a provider of fraud detection and analytics solutions to the insurance and financial services industries.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: Magnify, Inc.
Magnify provides advanced analytic and decisioning software and solutions that allow clients to efficiently identify which customers or transactions to focus on, and what actions to take to maximize financial return. The company's tailored solutions optimize critical applications such as fraud detec
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closed 6/22/2004 via PR Newswire

Choicepoint, Inc., acquired Investigation Technologies, LLC

synopsis: ChoicePoint CPS, the leading provider of identification and verification services, has acquired Investigation Technologies, LLC, which operates Rapsheets Criminal Records, a provider of online criminal records searches.
buyer: Choicepoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: Investigation Technologies, LLC
Investigation Technologies, LLC, operates Rapsheets Criminal Records. Rapsheets Criminal Records has become the most comprehensive site on the Internet in delivering instant results of criminal records searches. In 1997, the company began compiling databases of public records from state criminal ju
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closed 5/4/2004 via PR Newswire

Choicepoint, Inc., acquired ADREM Profiles, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint CPS today announced its acquisition of the assets of ADREM Profiles, Inc., based in Tampa, Fla. ADREM is an experienced pre-employment screening provider, serving a client base that includes Fortune 500 companies and the government sector.
buyer: Choicepoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: ADREM Profiles, Inc.
ADREM Profiles, Inc. is a nationwide information retrieval company that specializes in conducting Public Records Research. Our research services are utilized for Background Checks, Drug Testing, Employment Screening, Tenant Screening, and Due Diligence purposes allowing you to obtain the critical i
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closed 2/3/2004 via PR Newswire

Choicepoint, Inc., acquired Templar Corporation

synopsis: ChoicePoint CPS, the leading provider of identification and credential verification services, today announced its acquisition of Templar Corporation, a provider of advanced and secure information technology solutions, based in Alexandria, Va.
buyer: Choicepoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: Templar Corporation
The Templar Corporation offers advanced and secure information technology solutions that allow law enforcement, criminal justice, and emergency management organizations to easily and rapidly share critical information and improve the government's ability to proactively deter and effectively respond
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closed 9/9/2003 via

synopsis: ChoicePoint (NYSE: CPS) and TML Information Services today jointly announced ChoicePoint's acquisition of the insurance-related businesses and underlying technology of TML, an information services provider
buyer: Choicepoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
seller:
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closed 4/16/2015 via PR Web

SNL Insurance, acquired RateFilings.com

synopsis: SNL Insurance, a division of SNL, has acquired RateFilings.com, a division of Perr&Knight, the market leader in providing competitor rate, rule and form filings to Property & Casualty and Life & Health insurance companies for over 20 years.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: SNL Insurance
With SNL Insurance, users can access insurance information like never before. Evaluate every U.S. insurance company, public and private, from every possible angle. "
target parent: Perr&Knight
target: RateFilings.com
RateFilings.com provides insurance professionals with the intelligence they need to stay ahead of the competition and develop timely, profitable products. In fact, over 90% of U.S. property & casualty insurers use RateFilings.
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closed 3/3/2011 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited

synopsis: Equifax, a leading provider of consumer credit and business risk management services, has acquired Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited, the UK's leading provider of strategic intelligence to wealth and investment financial product providers.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax empowers businesses and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax leverages one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data, along with advanced analytics and proprietary technology, to create customized insights that enrich the performance of businesses. "
target: Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited
Workload Financial Business Consultants Ltd is the UK's leading provider of strategic intelligence to wealth and investment financial product providers. Workload operates a shared investment product data exchange with information provided by over 90 of the UK's leading financial services companies.
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closed 12/15/2006 via LBO Wire

Summit Business Media, LLC, acquired Judy Diamond Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Wind Point Partners' recently formed business-to-business platform Summit Business Media is quickly building up, and has done a third deal in less than a month, buying Judy Diamond Associates, a provider of marketing information for financial and insurance industries.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Summit Business Media, LLC
Summit Business Media, LLC is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group, The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group. "
target: Judy Diamond Associates, Inc.
Judy Diamond Associates is the premiere publisher of health, welfare, pension and executive compensation data for the financial services and corporate markets. Our databases are recognized as "standards" in the industry along with our specialized research services and a library of copyrighted books.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BusinessWire

LERETA, LLC, acquired American Property Guard

synopsis: LERETA, a leading national real estate tax services and flood service provider, has acquired American Property Guard (APG). APG is a Dallas-based company that offers tax certificate and homeowners association reports to the title industry.
buyer parent: LandAmerica Financial Group Corporation
buyer: LERETA, LLC
LERETA provides the mortgage and insurance industries the fastest, most accurate and complete access to property tax data and flood hazard status information across the U.S. LERETA is committed to giving customers extraordinary service and cost-effective property tax and flood solutions. "
target: American Property Guard
American Property Guard (APG) is a Dallas-based company that offers tax certificate and homeowners association reports to the title industry. APG was founded in 2012 to automate property tax data inquiries.
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closed 4/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Symbility Solutions Inc., purchased Claims Division from Marshall & Swift/Boeckh

synopsis: Symbility Solutions Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Automated Benefits Corp., provider of accurate and easy-to-use claims processing and estimating software for the property and casualty insurance industry, has closed the previously announced transaction to acquire Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, LLC's claims division.
buyer parent: Automated Benefits Corp.
buyer: Symbility Solutions Inc. (:$32.17)
Symbility Solutions Inc. designs and delivers mobile and wireless technology solutions for the property claims industry in North America and the United Kingdom. The company’s solutions include Symbility.NET, an Internet-based communications hub, data warehouse, and analytics engine. "
seller parent: TPG Capital
seller: Marshall & Swift/Boeckh
Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, LLC's claims division analyzes claims data transforming it into valuable management strategies. Their claims analytics, technology and data help make decisions that reduce operational risk, control adjusting and indemnity expenses and improve combined ratios.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

National General Holdings Corp., acquired Syndeste LLC

synopsis: National General Holdings Corp., a specialty personal lines insurance holding company providing niche insurance products, has acquired Syndeste, a company that provides high resolution data and insights on flood risk, including steps to improve resilience to flooding and climate change.
buyer: National General Holdings Corp. (NGHC:$4,723.38)
National General Holdings Corp., headquartered in New York City, is a specialty personal lines insurance holding company providing personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. "
target: Syndeste LLC
Syndeste’s vision is to be the catalyst of a new era in the management of natural hazards to create more sustainable and resilient communities. They focus on connecting people and organizations to actionable insights on managing natural hazard risks.
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closed 12/2/2014 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Drivers History

synopsis: TransUnion announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Drivers History, a leading provider of traffic violations and criminal court data. This transaction strengthens Drivers History's offering and market access by leveraging TransUnion's carrier relationships and connectivity.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: Drivers History
Drivers History is the industry leader in acquiring, processing/aggregating and distributing traffic and criminal related court data for insurance risk management. Drivers History maintains a comprehensive database of drivers in a variety of states that commit moving violations and other offenses.
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closed 6/14/2011 via AP - Associated Press

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired Explore Information Services, LLC

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc., the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Explore Information Services, LLC, a leading U.S. provider of innovative data and analytics services.
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. The Solera companies include Audatex, Informex, Sidexa, ABZ, Market Scan, HPI, Hollander, AUTOonline, and IMS. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Explore Information Services, LLC
Explore Information Services, LLC is a leading U.S. provider of innovative data and analytics services used by automotive property and casualty ("P&C") insurers. Its services are utilized by 130 U.S. P&C insurers, including 14 of the top 20 U.S. P&C insurers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$520 [$519]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
$31
EV / rev
6.6x
EV / EBITDA
16.7x
closed 3/13/2018 via BusinessWire

BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc., acquired Penbridge Advisors, LLC

synopsis: BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc., a leading provider of pension consulting and pension risk transfer (PRT) services, has acquired Penbridge Advisors, LLC, a specialist pension information and advisory services firm and thought leadership provider to the U.S. retirement industry.
buyer: BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc.
Founded in 1983, BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier pension risk consulting firms having advised on over 2,000 defined benefit liability settlements and plan terminations ranging from publicly-traded companies, to privately held, healthcare, banks and not-for-profits. "
target: Penbridge Advisors, LLC
Penbridge Advisors helps defined benefit plan sponsors evaluate plan maintenance efficiency and pension de-risking alternatives. Their services include DB expense analysis and benchmarking, vendor price discovery and searches, pension de-risking assessments, and buyout price monitoring.
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closed 10/3/2008 via Company Press Release

CIS Group, acquired Advanced Field Services

synopsis: The CIS Group, a full service field underwriting company headquartered in Ft. Worth, TX, announced that it has purchased substantially all the assets of Advanced Field Services, Inc., from its parent company, Eagle Eye Analytics of Columbia, SC.
buyer: CIS Group
CIS Group is a leading provider of field underwriting services to the insurance and banking industries. Headquartered in Ft. Worth, Texas, with regional offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Atlanta, CIS provides the most comprehensive suite of field reporting services available. "
target parent: FirstMark Capital, LLC
target: Advanced Field Services
Advanced Field Services, one of the CIS Group of Companies, is a leading national provider of traditional and alternative information reporting solutions.
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closed 2/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sovos Compliance, acquired Booke Seminars

synopsis: Global tax software provider Sovos announced it has acquired Booke Seminars, which provides critically important educational seminars to employees of insurance companies and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on topics across property, casualty, life and health insurance sectors.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Sovos Compliance
Sovos is a leading global provider of software that safeguards businesses from the burden and risk of modern tax. The Sovos Intelligent Compliance Cloud is the first complete solution for modern tax, giving businesses a global solution for tax determination, e-invoicing compliance and tax reporting."
target parent: Aon plc
target: Booke Seminars
Booke Seminars provides critically important educational seminars to employees of insurance companies and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on topics across property, casualty, life and health insurance sectors.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Newcom Media Inc., acquired Canadian Insurance Top Broker

synopsis: Newcom Media Inc., one of Canada’s leading B2B media companies, is excited to announce its acquisition of Canadian Insurance Top Broker from TC Media. Canadian Insurance Top Broker is a national publication that helps leading brokers grow their businesses. It also includes an annual insurance event called the Top Broker Summit.
buyer: Newcom Media Inc.
Family-owned and operated, Newcom Media Inc. produces magazines, websites, trade shows and events for the automotive, bridal dental, insurance, meetings, supply chain and trucking markets. Headquartered in Toronto, the company has operations in Quebec and the U.S. "
target parent: TC Transcontinental
target: Canadian Insurance Top Broker
Canadian Insurance Top Broker is a national publication that helps leading brokers grow their businesses. The “CI Top Broker” family includes a monthly magazine, website, daily electronic newsletter, annual directories and the prestigious Top Broker Summit, an annual conference.
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closed 3/2/2015 via Capital IQ

ALM Media Properties, LLC, acquired Summit Professional Networks

synopsis: ALM has acquired Summit Professional Networks, the publisher of Investment Advisor and several prominent insurance and legal publications including National Underwriter and InsideCounsel. The deal also includes Judy Diamond Associates, a market-leading provider of prospecting tools and data within the benefits industry.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: ALM Media Properties, LLC
ALM is a global leader in specialized industry news and information. Trusted reporting delivered through innovative technology is the hallmark of ALM's media properties, which include Law.com, The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The National Law Journal and The New York Law Journal. "
target parent: EOS Partners, L.P.
target: Summit Professional Networks
Summit Professional Networks provides face-to-face and digital events, websites, mobile sites and apps, online information services, and magazines giving professionals multi-platform access to their critical resources.
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closed 8/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Observer Capital, acquired SourceMedia, Inc.

synopsis: Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products, announced that it has completed the sale of SourceMedia, a diversified business-to-business media company, to Observer Capital, an investment firm focused on private equity and special situation opportunities across the media, finance and business services industries.
buyer: Observer Capital
Observer Capital is an investment firm focused on private equity and special situation opportunities across the media, finance and business services industries. Observer Capital seeks to enhance value through strategic growth initiatives, operating improvements, and add-on acquisitions. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: SourceMedia, Inc.
Headquartered in New York with 365 employees, SourceMedia is a diversified business-to-business media company serving senior professionals in the financial, technology, and healthcare sectors.
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announced 10/14/2013 via Company Press Release

B+B Vakmedianet B.V., will acquire Assurantie Magazine

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory has reached agreements to sell several of its publishing assets and related activities in the Netherlands including Assurantie Magazine to B+B Vakmedianet, a Dutch publisher of business-to-business titles. Assurantie Magazine is known as a current, independent journal in the field of insurance.
buyer: B+B Vakmedianet B.V.
B+B Vakmedianet B.V. publishes magazines and newsletter for professional communities based in Bussum, the Netherlands. Vakmedianet is a rapidly growing publishing company. Professionals find each other in their business-to-business communities with high-quality professional information. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Assurantie Magazine
Assurantie Magazine is known as a current, independent journal in the field of insurance. AM is the platform for professionals working in financial services that provides the background to the news in the form of reports, interviews, analyzes, facts, opinions and visions.
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closed 2/22/2010 via BNC Analysis

Profideo SA, acquired La Tribune de L'assurance

synopsis: Profideo SA acquired La Tribune de l'Assurance SAS, a Rueil-Malmaison-based publisher of monthly magazines, from Wolters Kluwer France SAS, a unit of Wolters Kluwer NV. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Profideo SA
Founded in 2000, Profideo SA provides information services for the financial sector. It has graduatlly become an essential partner for those involved in banking and insurance that want real-time decision-making information that is clean, accurate and reliable. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: La Tribune de L'assurance
La Tribune de L'assurance is a monthly magazine for insurance professionals. Through records, surveys and articles, experts analyze the current economic, legal and technical sector in depth. The magazine is read by 86,000 readers and senior executives.
price ($mm)
$1.36
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/24/2008 via Bloomberg

Bain Capital, Clessidra SGR, will acquire Centrale dei Bilanci srl

synopsis: Bain Capital LLC and Clessidra SGR agreed to buy Centrale dei Bilanci from shareholders consisting of Italy’s biggest banks in a deal that values the business- information company at 535 million euros including debt.
buyer: Bain Capital
buyer: Clessidra SGR
Founded in 1984, Bain Capital's primary aim is to acquire or invest in companies that have excellent potential for equity appreciation. Bain Capital's approach is to develop partnerships with exceptional management teams. "
target: Centrale dei Bilanci srl
The original mission of Centrale dei Bilanci was the creation of a large database of balance sheets and the improvement of financial analysis practices for the assesment of credit worthiness.The database includes every year about 45,000 balance sheets.
price ($mm)
$746
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closed 12/4/2008 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired 10K Wizard Technology, LLC

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has acquired 10-K Wizard, a leading provider of SEC EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval) filing research and alert services, for $12.5 million subject to working capital adjustments.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,179.00)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: 10K Wizard Technology, LLC
10-K Wizard is a leading provider of SEC EDGAR research services, real-time alerting technology, and application programming interface (API) solutions. 10-K Wizard's basic offering provides unlimited sophisticated full-text searching, real-time alerting, and 10 unique datasets.
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closed 1/1/2008 via BNC Analysis

Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH, acquired Tijd Nederland B.V.

synopsis: vwd group, the biggest German full-service provider of information, communications and technology solutions for the securities business, is taking over Tijd Nederland B.V. (TBM) from the Belgian media group Mediafin for a purchase price of approx. EUR 7 million.
buyer parent: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
buyer: Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH (VWDG.DE :$0.00)
Vwd's operations include the financial newswires and business newsletters along with a market-data terminal and services business. Vwd employs 220 staff and operates bureaus in six German cities and Brussels. "
target parent: Media fin
target: Tijd Nederland B.V.
Tijd Nederland B.V. together with its subsidiaries, Trustmedia NL B.V. (Amsterdam) and Tijd Beursmedia NV (Brussels and Paris), is a well-known provider of data on the financial markets with a strong market position in the Benelux countries.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/12/2007 via BusinessWire

SunGard Data Systems Inc., acquired The ASTEC Group

synopsis: SunGard has acquired The ASTEC Group, a specialist research consultancy and provider of information products and analytics on securities finance. The acquisition, the terms of which were not disclosed, is not expected to have a material impact on SunGard’s financial results.
buyer: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
SunGard is a global leader in software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also helps information-dependent enterprises of all types to ensure the continuity of their business. "
target: The ASTEC Group
The ASTEC Consulting Group, Inc., a research company, provides information and analysis on securities finance, secured lending, and transitional economies. The company offers market models and peer review tools to analyze risks, returns, fees, and service quality.
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