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closed 1/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Corsearch, acquired Pointer BP

synopsis: Corsearch, a trademark and brand protection solutions leader, has acquired Amsterdam-based Pointer Brand Protection, a prominent provider of anti-counterfeiting and brand protection services. The acquisition further extends Corsearch’s brand protection offering and provides a comprehensive new service for brand owners and legal professionals.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Corsearch
Corsearch is a leading provider of clearance and online brand protection solutions for trademark and brand professionals. With highly trained researchers, an expansive global content set, and customer-focused technology tools, Corsearch empowers its customers with powerful brand solutions. "
target: Pointer BP
Amsterdam-based Pointer BP is a leader in the fight against brand abuse. Pointer offers holistic and bespoke anti-counterfeiting solutions, including online-to-offline investigations, test purchasing services, dedicated brand protection analysts, and a software platform for removing infringements.
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closed 1/23/2020 via Company Press Release

CoreLogic, Inc., acquired Location, Inc.

synopsis: CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, announced the completion of the company’s acquisition of Location, Inc., a leader in geographic data sciences and predictive, location-based analytics for businesses across the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: CoreLogic, Inc. (CLGX:$1,739.51)
CoreLogic is a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider. They combine data from public, contributory and proprietary sources, providing coverage of property and other encumbrances, consumer credit, tenancy, location, hazard risk and performance information. "
target: Location, Inc.
Location, Inc. is a rapidly growing, high-end leader in geospatial data, specializing in location-based decision-making tools, analytics and information products. The company builds and licenses data products for the insurance, real estate, and finance sectors.
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closed 3/21/2018 via PE Hub

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, acquired Avetta

synopsis: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe is buying a majority of Avetta, while TCV is acquiring a minority. Avetta, of Irvine, California, provides cloud-based risk-management software to businesses in sectors such as oil and gas, chemicals and transportation.
buyer: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) focuses its investment activity in two target industries: technology and healthcare. Since its founding in 1979, WCAS has organized 16 limited partnerships with total capital of over $22 billion. "
target: Avetta
Avetta, of Irvine, California, provides cloud-based risk-management software to businesses in sectors such as oil and gas, chemicals and transportation. Over 55,000 suppliers and service providers use Avetta’s platform to manage their relationships with enterprise clients.
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closed 10/28/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Urbint, acquired Opvantek, Inc.

synopsis: Urban, the market leader in artificial intelligence for gas safety and risk reduction, has acquired Opvantek, a leading provider of risk-based asset management solutions for gas, electric and telecommunications utilities. The pairing of Opvantek and Urbint technologies represents a significant shift toward technology innovation in the gas industry.
buyer: Urbint
Urbint empowers utilities and infrastructure operators to make communities safer and more resilient with AI. Through Urbint’s model of the world, operators have a high level of insight into the external risk factors for distribution pipeline systems and the tools to maximize risk-reduction. "
target: Opvantek, Inc.
Opvantek is a software solutions provider for gas, electric, and telecommunications utilities. Their products include Optimain IM, a web-based, cloud-deployable risk assessment platform, and Optimain xDR, a predictive analytics engine that can dynamically prioritize risk associated with 811 tickets.
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closed 3/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Elemica, Inc., acquired GSQA

synopsis: Elemica, the leading Digital Supply Network for the process industries, acquired EMNS, the leading material quality compliance company and makers of GSQA. Since 1996, GSQA has helped manufacturers to easily connect and collaborate with their suppliers improving material quality and simplifying ongoing regulatory compliance.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Elemica, Inc.
Elemica is the leading Digital Supply Network for the process manufacturing industries. Elemica accelerates digital transformation by connecting, automating, anticipating and then transforming inter-business supply chain processes for the products they buy, sell, and move. "
target: GSQA
Since 1996, GSQA has helped manufacturers to easily connect and collaborate with their suppliers improving material quality and simplifying ongoing regulatory compliance.
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closed 3/2/2017 via Company Press Release

Medgate, acquired IQS

synopsis: Medgate, the global leader in enterprise-grade, cloud-based environmental, health, and safety risk management solutions, announced that it has acquired IQS, a leading provider of web-based enterprise quality management software that easily integrates into operations.
buyer: Medgate
Medgate is the leading global provider of enterprise Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) software solutions. Medgate's software is a total EHS and productivity solution that is configurable to any company's requirements. "
target: IQS
IQS provides a powerful and proven quality management software solution that offers a unique model for integrating quality systems to achieve superior enterprise-wide performance. It allows companies to become more competitive and profitable, and to achieve and maintain compliance.
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closed 11/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Comply Serve

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, announced that it has acquired the assets, colleagues, and services underlying ComplyPro, leading provider of UK-based managed services for requirements management of infrastructure capital projects.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is a global leader in providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: Comply Serve
Comply Serve is the leading innovator in the field of progressive project assurance and has been developing assurance and compliance solutions, primarily for the infrastructure market, for more than 10 years.
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closed 8/14/2007 via BusinessWire

Emerson Process Management, acquired Decision Management International, Inc.

synopsis: Emerson has acquired Decision Management International, Inc. of Bradenton, FL. DMI becomes part of Emerson Process Management, adding leading software and expertise, including electronic management of workflow, materials, equipment, personnel, and documentation, to expand Emerson’s real-time manufacturing solutions.
buyer parent: Emerson Electric Co
buyer: Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management a business of Emerson, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and other industries. "
target: Decision Management International, Inc.
Decision Management International, Inc. is a leading provider of software products and consulting services for companies in FDA-regulated industries. We are internationally recognized for the development of paperless solutions for cGMP manufacturing operations that greatly reduce operational costs.
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announced 2/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Fortune Bay Corp., will acquire Kneat Software

synopsis: Fortune Bay Corp. and Kneat Software ("Kneat") are pleased to announce that they have entered into a transaction agreement pursuant to which Fortune Bay will acquire 100% of Kneat. Kneat is a powerful software platform for Electronic Validation Life Cycle Management for Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device Manufacturers.
buyer: Fortune Bay Corp. (TSX:FOR:$0.00)
Fortune Bay is engaged in the exploration and potential development of two primary mining projects: the Goldfields project and the Ixhuatán project. The Goldfields project is a property located in northern Saskatchewan and consists of two gold deposits: the Box deposit and the Athona deposit. "
target: Kneat Software
Kneat, headquartered Ireland, is in the business of developing and marketing the Kneat Gx platform software that meets the stringent pharmaceutical industry regulatory requirements for all forms of validation, equipment changeover management, risk lifecycle management, change control and much more.
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closed 1/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Sparta Systems, Inc., acquired 123Compliance Corporation

synopsis: Sparta Systems, Inc., an industry pioneer and global leader in enterprise quality management software solutions, announced it has acquired 123Compliance, a leading provider of cloud-based complaint handling, quality management, regulatory reporting and document management systems for small and mid-sized pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Sparta Systems, Inc.
Sparta Systems, an industry pioneer and global leading provider of enterprise quality management software (EQMS) solutions, enables businesses to safely and efficiently deliver their products to market. Its TrackWise EQMS is used to manage compliance, reduce risk and improve safety. "
target: 123Compliance Corporation
123Compliance Corporation is the world's first fully cloud- and mobile-enabled enterprise quality management software company. It provides complaint handling, adverse event reporting, quality management, and device tracking built entirely on the Salesforce Platform.
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announced 9/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Yokogawa Electric Corporation, will acquire RAP International Ltd.

synopsis: Tokyo-based Yokogawa Electric Corporation will acquire RAP International Ltd. (RAP), making RAP a wholly-owned subsidiary. Headquartered in the UK, RAP specializes in providing digitized solutions that support risk assessment, management of the Permit to Work process, and governance of Control of Work for all plant maintenance activities.
buyer: Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TSE:6841:$3,745.07)
Tokyo-based Yokogawa engages in broad-ranging activities in the areas of measurement, control, and information. The company's various areas of business, including industrial automation, life innovation, aviation, and others, provide essential instruments and equipment with precision and reliability."
target: RAP International Ltd.
UK-based RAP International specialises in the development and implementation of Electronic Permit to Work (ePtW) and Integrated Safe Systems of Work (ISSoW) products, supplying the tools and support to improve the safety of site personnel and contract work-forces.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Sphera, acquired Petrotechnics Ltd

synopsis: Sphera, the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services, has acquired Petrotechnics, a leading global provider of operational risk software for hazardous industries. Petrotechnics' frontline risk mitigation software connects their client's operations, maintenance and planning processes.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Sphera
Sphera is the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship. Sphera has advanced Operational Excellence to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world. "
target: Petrotechnics Ltd
Petrotechnics is a leading global provider of operational risk software for hazardous industries. The company connects their client's operations, maintenance and planning processes with frontline risk mitigation software that provides safe system to work and electronic permit to work functionality.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Mobileum, acquired WeDo technologies

synopsis: Mobileum, a leading global provider of analytics-based roaming and risk management solutions, has acquired WeDo Technologies. Headquartered in Portugal, WeDo is a leader in risk and business management solutions for communication service providers (CSPs) globally, helping them to drive revenues, mitigate risk, and prevent fraud on their networks.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Mobileum
Mobileum delivers analytics solutions that generate revenues, reduce costs and accelerate digital transformation for more than 600 Communications Service Providers (CSP) across 150 countries. "
target parent: SONAE SGPS
target: WeDo technologies
Headquartered in Portugal, WeDo Technologies is the global market leader in Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management software solutions to Telecom, Media, and Technology organizations worldwide.
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announced 2/21/2018 via Company Press Release

DataDot Technology Limited, will acquire Beston Technologies Pty Ltd

synopsis: Australian DataDot Technology Limited and Beston Global Food Company Limited (BFC) have executed Heads of Agreement (HoA) in relation to a merger of BFC’s wholly-owned technology company, Beston Technologies. Beston Technologies provides a platform for the retail industry that enables purchasing, tracking, tracing and authentication of products.
buyer: DataDot Technology Limited (ASX:DDT:$3.92)
DataDot Technology Limited provides world leading asset identification, management, protection and authentication solutions that deliver value to customers. "
target parent: Beston Global Food Company Limited
target: Beston Technologies Pty Ltd
Beston Technologies creates state of the art, innovative, and disruptive solutions for the Retail Industry. Beston Technologies’ platform enables consumers and resellers to conveniently purchase, track, trace and authenticate products using patent pending/trademarked technologies.
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closed 6/21/2016 via PR Newswire

Enviance, acquired Actio Corporation

synopsis: Enviance, a leader in cloud-based Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) management software, announced its acquisition of Actio Corporation. Actio is a global software as a service (SaaS) technology company that is empowering manufacturing professionals with a robust, scalable platform to unleash the power of global compliance data.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Enviance
Enviance is a leading provider of cloud-based environmental, health and safety (EH&S) software, leveraging cloud computing technology to deliver its platform online in real-time—anytime, anywhere and enterprise-wide. "
target: Actio Corporation
Actio is a global software as a service (SaaS) technology company that is empowering manufacturing professionals with a robust, scalable platform to unleash the power of global compliance data. Actio's platform includes solutions for compliance with SEC conflict mineral rules and EPA.
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closed 6/14/2016 via PR Newswire

Impact Radius, acquired Forensiq

synopsis: Impact Radius, a pioneer in digital marketing and affiliate solutions, announced it has acquired Forensiq, a leader in advertising fraud prevention. The firm combines the latest technology with a dedicated team of fraud fighters who are obsessed with helping clients stay steps ahead of bad actors and maximize ROI.
buyer: Impact Radius
Impact Radius enables digital brands and agencies to maximize their return on ad spend. The company's SaaS marketing platform provides a single trusted view into the consumer journey from ad impression through acquisition -- across all devices and channels. "
target: Forensiq
Forensiq is a fraud detection platform that has developed a series of industry leading solutions to fight online click, conversion, and ad fraud. It combines the latest technology with a dedicated team of fraud fighters who are obsessed with helping clients stay ahead of bad actors and maximize ROI.
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closed 2/10/2014 via PR Newswire

DoubleVerify, Inc, acquired RealTargeting

synopsis: DoubleVerify, the technology leader in providing transparency and accountability in digital advertising, announced it has acquired RealTargeting, a software company created to uncover the sophisticated methods behind the illegal practices of online ad fraud.
buyer: DoubleVerify, Inc
DoubleVerify is the worldwide leader in online media verification and compliance, and the top choice of marketers, agencies, ad networks and publishers looking to ensure brand safety, campaign transparency and regulatory compliance. "
target: RealTargeting
RealTargeting helps online advertisers run more efficient audience-targeted campaigns. RealTargeting is a software company created to uncover the sophisticated methods behind the illegal practices of online ad fraud.
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closed 11/14/2013 via PR Newswire

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., acquired The Wercs, Ltd.

synopsis: UL, a leader in advancing safety and sustainability, announced the acquisition of The Wercs. The acquisition expands UL's ability to deliver information and resources that enable customers to manage complex global supply chains. The addition of Wercs leverages UL's trusted safety reputation to address the growing need for regulatory compliance.
buyer: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in sustainability, renewable energy and nanotechnology. "
target: The Wercs, Ltd.
The Wercs provides software tools and services to help advance the health and safety of the environment in which people work and live. The company provides global solutions in areas such as multilingual GHS compliant safety data sheet authoring, management and distribution software and services.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sublime, acquired Adledge

synopsis: Sublime, a company that creates and delivers performance-based brand ad experiences, has acquired Adledge, a global independent measurement company with transparency for advertising at its heart. It provides solutions for Viewability, Brand Safety and Fraud.
buyer: Sublime
Sublime creates and delivers performance-based brand ad experiences that captivate, inspire and activate digital audiences at scale. Sublime simplifies the delivery of premium, non-intrusive digital ad formats that elevate brand equity and drive results. "
target: Adledge
Adledge is a global independent measurement company with transparency for advertising at its heart. It provides solutions for Viewability, Brand Safety and Fraud. Adledge ensures ads are safe, viewed and within the right context on display and videos, across desktops, mobiles or connected TVs.
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closed 5/7/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Sphera, acquired SiteHawk

synopsis: Sphera, the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety, Operational Risk and Product Stewardship, announced the acquisition of SiteHawk, a leading software and services provider for Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and chemical data management solutions.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Sphera
Sphera is the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship. Sphera has advanced Operational Excellence to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world. "
target: SiteHawk
SiteHawk, which was founded in 1993, is based in Smyrna, Tennessee . The company's Software as a Service products and services are designed to deliver customers a complete approach to chemical management through data, intelligence and reporting to support safety, compliance and risk management.
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closed 1/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Corsearch, acquired Pointer BP

synopsis: Corsearch, a trademark and brand protection solutions leader, has acquired Amsterdam-based Pointer Brand Protection, a prominent provider of anti-counterfeiting and brand protection services. The acquisition further extends Corsearch’s brand protection offering and provides a comprehensive new service for brand owners and legal professionals.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Corsearch
Corsearch is a leading provider of clearance and online brand protection solutions for trademark and brand professionals. With highly trained researchers, an expansive global content set, and customer-focused technology tools, Corsearch empowers its customers with powerful brand solutions. "
target: Pointer BP
Amsterdam-based Pointer BP is a leader in the fight against brand abuse. Pointer offers holistic and bespoke anti-counterfeiting solutions, including online-to-offline investigations, test purchasing services, dedicated brand protection analysts, and a software platform for removing infringements.
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closed 1/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Corsearch, acquired Pointer BP

synopsis: Corsearch, a trademark and brand protection solutions leader, has acquired Amsterdam-based Pointer Brand Protection, a prominent provider of anti-counterfeiting and brand protection services. The acquisition further extends Corsearch’s brand protection offering and provides a comprehensive new service for brand owners and legal professionals.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Corsearch
Corsearch is a leading provider of clearance and online brand protection solutions for trademark and brand professionals. With highly trained researchers, an expansive global content set, and customer-focused technology tools, Corsearch empowers its customers with powerful brand solutions. "
target: Pointer BP
Amsterdam-based Pointer BP is a leader in the fight against brand abuse. Pointer offers holistic and bespoke anti-counterfeiting solutions, including online-to-offline investigations, test purchasing services, dedicated brand protection analysts, and a software platform for removing infringements.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Corsearch, acquired Yellow Brand Protection

synopsis: Corsearch Inc., a premier provider of clearance and protection solutions for trademark and brand professionals, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Yellow Brand Protection AB of Sweden, a leading global provider of online anti-counterfeiting and brand protection services.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Corsearch
Corsearch is a premier provider of clearance and protection solutions for trademark and brand professionals. Its high-quality, intuitive tools and unparalleled expertise enable professionals to effectively manage their trademark screening, search review, watching, and domain management processes. "
target: Yellow Brand Protection
Yellow Brand Protection is a leading global provider of online anti-counterfeiting and brand protection services. Operating from offices across Europe, USA and China, Yellow’s disruptive technology, “ZERO” seeks to identify and combat IP-infringing content found anywhere in the world, online.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired Cognate

synopsis: GoDaddy, a company that provides domain names, has acquired Cognate, a Boston-based startup that uses blockchain to do Common Law trademarks registry. Cognate reviews your proof of use, and once confirmed, creates a permanent, time-stamped record of a users' trademark information and proof.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,903.50)
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 18 million customers worldwide and 77 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. "
target: Cognate
Cognate is The Common Law Trademark (CM) Registry - the only fast, easy, and affordable way to protect your trademark rights. Cognate uses blockchain technology to make an immutable record of users' trademark rights.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

MercadoLibre, acquired Machinalis S.r.l

synopsis: Mercado Libre announced the acquisition of Machinalis , a Cordoban company dedicated to software development, which specializes in machine learning. From personalization to fraud detection, Machinalis delivers flexible solutions tailored for each client.
buyer: MercadoLibre (MELI:$1,500.89)
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mercado Libre is Latin America’s leading e-commerce technology company. Through its primary platforms it provides solutions to individuals and companies buying, selling, advertising, and paying for goods online. "
target: Machinalis S.r.l
Córdoba-based startup Machinalis specializes in the development of machine learning algorithms. Machinalis, founded in 2009, provides solutions for e-commerce and fintech. From personalization to fraud detection, Machinalis delivers flexible solutions with simple tailorings for each company.
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closed 7/21/2010 via PR Newswire

Visa, Inc., acquired CyberSource Corporation

synopsis: Visa Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of CyberSource Corporation, a leading provider of electronic payment, risk management and payment security solutions to online merchants at a price of $26.00 per share of CyberSource common stock, or total consideration of approximately $2.0 billion.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
Visa Inc. operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. "
target: CyberSource Corporation
CyberSource solutions enable electronic payment processing for Web, call center, and POS environments. CyberSource also offers industry-leading risk management and payment security solutions for merchants accepting card-not-present transactions.
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closed 6/17/2009 via PR Newswire

Actimize Inc., acquired Syfact International B.V.

synopsis: NICE Systems and Actimize, a NICE Systems Company, announced the acquisition of the assets of Syfact, a pioneer of enterprise investigative case management solutions. Syfact's expertise, technology and best practices will help Actimize customers further improve investigative operations, and reduce overall operational costs.
buyer parent: NICE Systems Ltd
buyer: Actimize Inc.
Actimize Inc. provides enterprise-wide software solutions for brokerage compliance, anti-money laundering, and fraud prevention for mid-sized and global financial institutions. It offers Risk Case Manager, which provides deployment, configuration, extensive investigation tools, and analytics. "
target: Syfact International B.V.
Syfact International B.V. provides investigative case management solutions, practices, and technologies. Its solutions include anti-money laundering, fraud, technology, and case studies. The company also provides migration and support services.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Corsearch, acquired Yellow Brand Protection

synopsis: Corsearch Inc., a premier provider of clearance and protection solutions for trademark and brand professionals, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Yellow Brand Protection AB of Sweden, a leading global provider of online anti-counterfeiting and brand protection services.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Corsearch
Corsearch is a premier provider of clearance and protection solutions for trademark and brand professionals. Its high-quality, intuitive tools and unparalleled expertise enable professionals to effectively manage their trademark screening, search review, watching, and domain management processes. "
target: Yellow Brand Protection
Yellow Brand Protection is a leading global provider of online anti-counterfeiting and brand protection services. Operating from offices across Europe, USA and China, Yellow’s disruptive technology, “ZERO” seeks to identify and combat IP-infringing content found anywhere in the world, online.
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DataDot Technology Limited, will acquire Beston Technologies Pty Ltd

synopsis: Australian DataDot Technology Limited and Beston Global Food Company Limited (BFC) have executed Heads of Agreement (HoA) in relation to a merger of BFC’s wholly-owned technology company, Beston Technologies. Beston Technologies provides a platform for the retail industry that enables purchasing, tracking, tracing and authentication of products.
buyer: DataDot Technology Limited (ASX:DDT:$3.92)
DataDot Technology Limited provides world leading asset identification, management, protection and authentication solutions that deliver value to customers. "
target parent: Beston Global Food Company Limited
target: Beston Technologies Pty Ltd
Beston Technologies creates state of the art, innovative, and disruptive solutions for the Retail Industry. Beston Technologies’ platform enables consumers and resellers to conveniently purchase, track, trace and authenticate products using patent pending/trademarked technologies.
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closed 6/14/2016 via PR Newswire

Impact Radius, acquired Forensiq

synopsis: Impact Radius, a pioneer in digital marketing and affiliate solutions, announced it has acquired Forensiq, a leader in advertising fraud prevention. The firm combines the latest technology with a dedicated team of fraud fighters who are obsessed with helping clients stay steps ahead of bad actors and maximize ROI.
buyer: Impact Radius
Impact Radius enables digital brands and agencies to maximize their return on ad spend. The company's SaaS marketing platform provides a single trusted view into the consumer journey from ad impression through acquisition -- across all devices and channels. "
target: Forensiq
Forensiq is a fraud detection platform that has developed a series of industry leading solutions to fight online click, conversion, and ad fraud. It combines the latest technology with a dedicated team of fraud fighters who are obsessed with helping clients stay ahead of bad actors and maximize ROI.
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closed 2/10/2014 via PR Newswire

DoubleVerify, Inc, acquired RealTargeting

synopsis: DoubleVerify, the technology leader in providing transparency and accountability in digital advertising, announced it has acquired RealTargeting, a software company created to uncover the sophisticated methods behind the illegal practices of online ad fraud.
buyer: DoubleVerify, Inc
DoubleVerify is the worldwide leader in online media verification and compliance, and the top choice of marketers, agencies, ad networks and publishers looking to ensure brand safety, campaign transparency and regulatory compliance. "
target: RealTargeting
RealTargeting helps online advertisers run more efficient audience-targeted campaigns. RealTargeting is a software company created to uncover the sophisticated methods behind the illegal practices of online ad fraud.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Mobileum, acquired WeDo technologies

synopsis: Mobileum, a leading global provider of analytics-based roaming and risk management solutions, has acquired WeDo Technologies. Headquartered in Portugal, WeDo is a leader in risk and business management solutions for communication service providers (CSPs) globally, helping them to drive revenues, mitigate risk, and prevent fraud on their networks.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Mobileum
Mobileum delivers analytics solutions that generate revenues, reduce costs and accelerate digital transformation for more than 600 Communications Service Providers (CSP) across 150 countries. "
target parent: SONAE SGPS
target: WeDo technologies
Headquartered in Portugal, WeDo Technologies is the global market leader in Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management software solutions to Telecom, Media, and Technology organizations worldwide.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sublime, acquired Adledge

synopsis: Sublime, a company that creates and delivers performance-based brand ad experiences, has acquired Adledge, a global independent measurement company with transparency for advertising at its heart. It provides solutions for Viewability, Brand Safety and Fraud.
buyer: Sublime
Sublime creates and delivers performance-based brand ad experiences that captivate, inspire and activate digital audiences at scale. Sublime simplifies the delivery of premium, non-intrusive digital ad formats that elevate brand equity and drive results. "
target: Adledge
Adledge is a global independent measurement company with transparency for advertising at its heart. It provides solutions for Viewability, Brand Safety and Fraud. Adledge ensures ads are safe, viewed and within the right context on display and videos, across desktops, mobiles or connected TVs.
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closed 8/18/2015 via PR Newswire

Appriss, Inc., acquired The Retail Equation, Inc.

synopsis: Appriss Inc., a leading provider of data, risk assessment and analytic solutions for government, health information and the consumer industries, announced it has acquired The Retail Equation. The company is a provider of predictive analytics for retail businesses.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Appriss, Inc.
Appriss provides data-driven solutions to fulfill their mission of keeping communities safe and informed. Partnering with public safety, government, healthcare, and the commercial market, Appriss delivers solutions that prevent fraud, mitigate risk, fight crime, ensure compliance, and more. "
target parent: Norwest Venture Partners
target: The Retail Equation, Inc.
The Retail Equation optimizes retailers' revenue and margin by shaping behavior in every consumer transaction. The company's solutions use predictive analytics to prevent fraud and abusive returns and then turn each individual shopper's purchase or return into a more profitable experience.
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closed 6/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Inkiru Inc.

synopsis: Walmart, via its Silicon Valley innovation lab @WalmartLabs, has acquired predictive intelligence startup Inkiru. Inkiru will be joining Walmart Labs to accelerate the retail giant’s analytics capabilities. Inkiru’s platform combines predictive intelligence, data analytics and a decision engine to influence and determine customer interactions.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Inkiru Inc.
The Inkiru Predictive Intelligence™ platform transforms customer interactions, enabling retail businesses to reduce fraud, improve customer segmentation and targeting, and increase profit.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

ShopRunner, Inc., acquired Precognitive, Inc.

synopsis: ShopRunner, an e-commerce shipping and checkout startup, announced it has acquired Precognitive, a startup that helps businesses fight online fraud. Founded in 2016, Precognitive uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify potential online fraud before it happens.
buyer parent: Kynetic
buyer: ShopRunner, Inc.
ShopRunner is a members-only online shopping service that offers time-starved consumers unlimited, free two-day shipping with no minimum order size, and free shipping on returns across a wide selection of today’s most popular retailers. "
target: Precognitive, Inc.
Founded in 2016, Precognitive uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify potential online fraud before it happens. Its technology analyzes multiple parts of a user’s interaction with an online service to identify suspicious behavior.
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closed 8/17/2014 via Company Press Release

Yahoo! Inc., acquired ClarityRay

synopsis: ClarityRay has announced their acquisition by Yahoo. ClarityRay helps publishers and networks identify and prevent ad-fraud. They help the online advertising industry by identifying, measuring, and solving many of its unseen hurdles. They brought traffic clarity to an amazing roster of clients, with their findings becoming an industry standard.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: ClarityRay
ClarityRay helps publishers and networks identify and prevent ad-fraud. They help the online advertising industry by identifying, measuring, and solving many of its unseen hurdles. They brought traffic clarity to an amazing roster of clients, with their findings becoming an industry standard.
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closed 6/30/2011 via BusinessWire

MACH S.à.r.l., acquired Optel Informatik

synopsis: MACH, the leading provider of hub-based mobile communication solutions, has announced the acquisition of German telecommunications software provider Optel Informatik, a specialist in the provision of fraud management and revenue assurance solutions for communication service providers worldwide.
buyer: MACH S.à.r.l.
MACH is the leading global clearing and settlement partner for mobile based transactions. MACH helps telecommunications companies and enterprises across the world to secure and develop existing and new revenue streams. "
target: Optel Informatik
Optel Informatik is a telecommunications fraud management software solutions provider which was founded in 1998. Optel has evolved to offer fraud management, intelligent revenue assurance and data storage and retrieval solutions.
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announced 11/4/2010 via BusinessWire

American Express Company, will acquire Accertify Inc.

synopsis: American Express announced it has agreed to acquire Accertify Inc., a leading provider of solutions that help merchants combat fraudulent online and other card-not-present transactions. Accertify also offers merchants the option to outsource their end-to-end fraud management process.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$38,379.00)
The American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850. It is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, insurance and international banking. "
target: Accertify Inc.
Accertify Inc., based in Itasca, IL, is a leader in providing e-commerce companies with software, tools and strategies for preventing online fraud and mitigating enterprise-wide risks.
price ($mm)
$151
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closed 12/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

VelocityEHS, acquired Meercat Pty Ltd

synopsis: VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud-based environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Meercat, an Australian-based risk and control assurance software solution provider.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: VelocityEHS (ACTA:$133.42)
VelocityEHS delivers a cloud-based environmental, health, and safety (ESH) software platform. VelocityEHS's software applications are designed based on industry best-practice principles to help solve complex business challenges in simple ways. "
target: Meercat Pty Ltd
Meercat Pty Ltd is an Australian-owned and operated company specializing in the design, development and support of the risk and control assurance software package, Meercat RiskView.
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closed 6/12/2019 via PR Newswire

Exterro Inc., acquired Jordan Lawrence Group

synopsis: Exterro, a provider of e-discovery and information governance software specifically designed for corporate legal and IT teams, has acquired of Jordan Lawrence Group, a provider of data privacy and data management software. Jordan Lawrence Group specializes in the fields of data privacy, data minimization, and vendor process risk management.
buyer: Exterro Inc.
Exterro®, Inc. is the leading provider of e-discovery and privacy software specifically designed for in-house legal, privacy and IT teams at Global 2000 and Am Law 200 organizations. Exterro software helps organizations address their regulatory, compliance and litigation risks more effectively. "
target: Jordan Lawrence Group
Jordan Lawrence is a leading software and services company specializing in regulatory and legal compliance in the fields of data privacy, data minimization, and vendor process risk management. For more than 30 years, Jordan Lawrence has helped more than 1,000 clients meet data privacy regulations.
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closed 5/28/2019 via PR Newswire

F24 AG, acquired One Voice AS

synopsis: F24, the leading SaaS provider for alerting and crisis management for sensitive and critical communications in Europe, has acquired 100% shares of One Voice AS, the leading provider of incident and crisis management solutions in the Nordic countries.
buyer parent: Armira
buyer: F24 AG (DB:F2Y:$12.06)
F24 is the leading SaaS provider for alerting and crisis management for sensitive and critical communications in Europe. F24 is able to offer a highly innovative solution and help customers all over the world to successfully and efficiently manage incidents, emergencies and critical situations. "
target: One Voice AS
One Voice AS is a leading provider of software solutions for emergency preparedness and crisis management. One Voice develops CIM. CIM is a web-based software for risk and vulnerability analyses, contingency planning, training, handling and evaluation of incidents that may develop into crises.
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closed 5/22/2019 via Company Press Release

AssetWorks, acquired Emerson Software Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: AssetWorks, a leading provider of business and asset management solutions, has acquired Emerson Software Solutions, Inc., a provider of web-based risk management software solutions. Emerson's eRIMS platform provides a comprehensive look at risk exposures and facilitates risk mitigation, in addition to enabling more strategic decision making.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: AssetWorks
AssetWorks delivers industry-leading business solutions to help asset- and infrastructure-intensive organizations. Using the latest cloud and mobile computing technologies, their asset management solutions and domain expertise help organizations eliminate waste, redundancy, and inefficiency. "
target: Emerson Software Solutions, Inc.
Emerson Software Solutions is a provider of web-based risk management software solutions. Emerson's eRIMS platform provides a comprehensive look at risk exposures and facilitates risk mitigation, in addition to enabling more strategic decision making.
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