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closed 3/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Palladium Equity Partners LLC, acquired ALC Schools, LLC

synopsis: ALC Schools announced that it has been acquired by an affiliate of Palladium Equity Partners. Supplementing school districts transportation programs, ALC transports their most vulnerable students including special needs, displaced, and foster youth using SUVs, wheelchair accessible vans, and sedans.
buyer: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
Palladium is a middle market private equity firm with approximately $3 billion in assets under management. The firm seeks to acquire and grow companies in partnership with founders and experienced management teams by providing capital, strategic guidance and operational oversight. "
target: ALC Schools, LLC
ALC Schools is the leading alternative student transportation company in the country. Supplementing school districts transportation programs, ALC transports their most vulnerable students including special needs, displaced, and foster youth using SUVs, wheelchair accessible vans, and sedans.
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closed 7/5/2018 via PE Hub

Audax Group, acquired Van Pool Transportation

synopsis: Audax Private Equity, a leading investor in middle market companies, has acquired Van Pool Transportation, a provider of outsourced transportation services for K-12 students with special needs. Van Pool handles the entire process of moving students to and from their schools to help administrators and district staff save time and resources.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Private Equity builds leading middle market companies. Audax has invested $4.5 billion in 113 platform and 672 add-on companies. Through its disciplined Buy & Build approach, Audax seeks to help platform companies execute add-on acquisitions that fuel revenue growth. "
target: Van Pool Transportation
Van Pool is a provider of outsourced transportation services for K-12 students with special needs. Van Pool serves over 100 school districts and 5,000 students in Massachusetts and Connecticut. They handle the entire transportation process to help administrators and staff save time and resources.
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closed 1/14/2011 via PR Newswire

Student Transportation, Inc., purchased Ridge Road Express, Inc. from Grand Tours

synopsis: Sun Mergers & Acquisitions, LLC is pleased to announce that its client, Ridge Road Express, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Grand Island Transit Corporation, and Scholastic Transportation Management Services, Inc. (STI) of Lockport, NY, has been acquired by Student Transportation, Inc.
buyer: Student Transportation, Inc.
Student Transportation Inc. is committed to providing the highest level of safe, reliable and cost-effective student transportation to school districts throughout North America. "
seller: Grand Tours
Ridge Road Express, a family owned school bus and charter service company was established more than 80 years ago.
price ($mm)
$24
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$16
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1.5x
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closed 1/14/2011 via PR Newswire

Student Transportation, Inc., acquired Kevah Konner, Inc.

synopsis: Kevah Konner, Inc., a transportation company with a special focus on pupil and early learning public and private schools, athletics, and camp bus/van service in its immediate geographic area, has been acquired by Student Transportation, Inc.
buyer: Student Transportation, Inc.
Student Transportation Inc. is committed to providing the highest level of safe, reliable and cost-effective student transportation to school districts throughout North America. "
target: Kevah Konner, Inc.
Kevah Konner, Inc. is a private company categorized under Buses-School Transportation Service and located in Pine Brook, NJ.
price ($mm)
$3.50
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$5
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closed 2/29/2008 via Company Press Release

Durham School Services, acquired A & E Transport Services, Inc.

synopsis: Durham School Services, the second largest student transportation provider in the United States, announced the acquisition of A&E Transport Services Inc. Headquartered in Oswego, New York, A&E operates approximately 300 school buses in New York State and has been serving this area for more than 26 years.
buyer: Durham School Services
Durham School Services is a school bus company operating more than 12,500 school buses and serving more than 300 school districts in 29 states across the country. As a national company, they have a wealth of resources available to customers, and still maintain an unmatched level of local support. "
target: A & E Transport Services, Inc.
A&E Transport was founded in 1981 seeing a need for quality school busing throughout the United States. A&E Student Transportation Division was started to provide alternative transportation for school districts for their students with special needs.
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$18
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closed 9/21/2011 via BNC Analysis

All-Star Driver LLC, purchased Connecticut Operations from Top Driver

synopsis: Top Driver, based in Illinois, sold to All-Star its Connecticut locations in Avon, Hamden, Torrington and Westport, as well as 15 programs it conducts for state high schools, mostly in Fairfield and Hartford counties. Included in the high school programs are classes conducted at Southington High School and Terryville High School in Plymouth.
buyer parent: All-Star Transportation, Inc.
buyer: All-Star Driver LLC
All-Star Driver is a family owned, family operated driving school with a headquarters in Watertown CT. Now operating in 23 locations in the State of CT, All-Star Driver is the largest driving school in the state. "
seller parent: Winona Capital Management
seller: Top Driver
Top Driver Inc. provides driver education and training services. The company offers road safety training services. It has strategic alliances with Best Buy Co., Inc. The company’s clientele includes Alcoa, Inc., Cable Express, NASA, Ford Motor Company, Dupont, and Motorola.
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closed 4/11/2019 via Company Press Release

National Express LLC, acquired WeDriveU

synopsis: WeDriveU, the leader in transportation solutions specializing in corporate and university shuttles, announced that National Express Group Holdings Limited has acquired a majority stake. National Express LLC is the North American subsidiary of National Express Group, PLC, one of the premier transportation firms in the UK.
buyer parent: National Express Group PLC
buyer: National Express LLC (LSE:NEX:$3,198.30)
National Express LLC is the North American subsidiary of National Express Group, PLC, one of the premier transportation firms in the UK. NELLC is a leader in transit and student transportation, providing the highest level of safety, transportation, and customer service. "
target: WeDriveU
WeDriveU is the leader in transportation solutions, specializing in corporate and university shuttles. Recognized as a pioneer in mobility, WeDriveU is a strategic partner to the world’s top brands, with client programs that consistently earn awards for excellence in commuting and sustainability.
price ($mm)
$84*
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
$21
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1.0x
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6.7x
closed 7/12/2013 via BusinessWire

Enterprise Holdings, acquired Zimride

synopsis: Enterprise Holdings announced that it is acquiring the business of Zimride, an online service that efficiently connects drivers, passengers and partners with colleges and universities to facilitate sustainable transportation-management solutions. Zimride is the largest ride-matching program in the United States with more than 350,000 users.
buyer: Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise Holdings and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management together offer a total transportation solution. Combined, these businesses, which include extensive car rental and car-sharing services, commercial truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales. "
target parent: Lyft
target: Zimride
Zimride makes sharing rides for drivers and passengers fun and easy. It’s a new spin on ridesharing, using social networks to enable real connections. In seconds users can set up a profile, see and book a ride in their area, or post a ride of their own.
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closed 2/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

STI Education Services Group, Inc., acquired NAMEI Polytechnic Institute

synopsis: STI Education Services Group Inc. has acquired NAMEI Polytechnic Institute (NAMEI), an educational institution that offers courses in maritime transportation and marine engineering and naval architecture. 
buyer: STI Education Services Group, Inc. (PSE:STI:$54.75)
STI Education Services Group, Inc. is one of the largest network of schools in the Philippines providing a range of highly-relevant academic programs in the fields of Information & Communications Technology, Business, Engineering, Healthcare, and more. "
target: NAMEI Polytechnic Institute
Mandaluyong-based maritime school NAMEI Polytechnic Institute offers courses in Maritime Transportation and Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture.
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closed 10/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Park N Party, acquired Yardslot, Inc.

synopsis: Park n Party, a sports and entertainment parking reservation and tailgate planning network, has acquired Yardslot, a web-based platform that allows users to sell and reserve private parking spaces for SEC football game days. Yardslot's unique “park in advance” method lowers costs, saves time, and maximizes efficiency.
buyer: Park N Party
Park n Party is a sports and entertainment parking reservation and tailgate planning network. Park n Party’s online marketplace enables parking lot owners to offer parking spaces, tailgate spots, and amenities to event-goers who can reserve them in advance of event day or on a full-season basis. "
target: Yardslot, Inc.
Founded in 2015, Yardslot is a web-based platform that allows users to sell and reserve private parking spaces for SEC football game days. Their unique “park in advance” method lowers costs, saves time, and maximizes efficiency.
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closed 3/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Palladium Equity Partners LLC, acquired ALC Schools, LLC

synopsis: ALC Schools announced that it has been acquired by an affiliate of Palladium Equity Partners. Supplementing school districts transportation programs, ALC transports their most vulnerable students including special needs, displaced, and foster youth using SUVs, wheelchair accessible vans, and sedans.
buyer: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
Palladium is a middle market private equity firm with approximately $3 billion in assets under management. The firm seeks to acquire and grow companies in partnership with founders and experienced management teams by providing capital, strategic guidance and operational oversight. "
target: ALC Schools, LLC
ALC Schools is the leading alternative student transportation company in the country. Supplementing school districts transportation programs, ALC transports their most vulnerable students including special needs, displaced, and foster youth using SUVs, wheelchair accessible vans, and sedans.
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closed 3/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Palladium Equity Partners LLC, acquired ALC Schools, LLC

synopsis: ALC Schools announced that it has been acquired by an affiliate of Palladium Equity Partners. Supplementing school districts transportation programs, ALC transports their most vulnerable students including special needs, displaced, and foster youth using SUVs, wheelchair accessible vans, and sedans.
buyer: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
Palladium is a middle market private equity firm with approximately $3 billion in assets under management. The firm seeks to acquire and grow companies in partnership with founders and experienced management teams by providing capital, strategic guidance and operational oversight. "
target: ALC Schools, LLC
ALC Schools is the leading alternative student transportation company in the country. Supplementing school districts transportation programs, ALC transports their most vulnerable students including special needs, displaced, and foster youth using SUVs, wheelchair accessible vans, and sedans.
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closed 2/15/2019 via PR Newswire

TransForce, Inc., acquired American Driver Network

synopsis: The TransForce Group, America's leading transportation workforce solutions provider, has acquired American Driver Network (ADN), the largest driver-specific network of websites, job boards, job postings and affiliate employment websites. ADN maintains more than 500 driver recruiting websites that generate millions of impressions each month.
buyer parent: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
buyer: TransForce, Inc. (TSX:TFI:$3,090.08)
TransForce is the leading workforce solutions provider to the transportation industry. The company specializes in providing high-quality commercial truck drivers to the transportation industry, including trucking companies, third party logistics companies and private fleets. "
target: American Driver Network
American Driver Network (ADN) is the largest driver-specific network of websites, job boards, job postings and affiliate employment websites. ADN maintains a portfolio of more than 500 driver recruiting websites that generate millions of impressions each month.
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announced 1/21/2019 via PR Newswire

TransForce, Inc., will acquire The CDL School, Inc.

synopsis: TransForce, Inc. the nation's leading recruiting and employment solutions provider specializing in quality commercial truck drivers completed its' 8th acquisition since 2016 with the purchase of The CDL School. The CDL School, headquartered in Miami, Florida, is nationally recognized as the premier, full-service commercial truck driving school.
buyer parent: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
buyer: TransForce, Inc. (TSX:TFI:$3,090.08)
TransForce is the leading workforce solutions provider to the transportation industry. The company specializes in providing high-quality commercial truck drivers to the transportation industry, including trucking companies, third party logistics companies and private fleets. "
target: The CDL School, Inc.
The CDL Schools is a full-service Truck Driving School. Founded in 1963, and based in Miami, Florida, The CDL Schools specializes in providing training for individuals to obtain their commercial driver's license.
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closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

TransForce, Inc., acquired Driving Ambition Inc.

synopsis: TransForce, Inc., the nation's leading workforce management firm specializing in commercial truck drivers, has acquired Driving Ambition, the leading regional provider of high-quality commercial truck drivers. Driving Ambition dispatches more than 500 drivers per year to their 700+ for-hire carriers and private fleet customers.
buyer parent: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
buyer: TransForce, Inc. (TSX:TFI:$3,090.08)
TransForce is a provider of specialized, recruiting, DOT compliance, and workforce solutions to the commercial transportation industry. They supply some of the industry’s safest, most qualified commercial truck drivers to third-party logistics companies, private fleets, and trucking companies. "
target: Driving Ambition Inc.
Driving Ambition is a premier CDL driver staffing company serving Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, and Michigan. They dispatch more than 500 drivers per year to their 700+ for-hire carriers and private fleet customers.
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closed 7/5/2016 via PR Newswire

TransForce, Inc., acquired KAS Personnel Services, Inc.

synopsis: TransForce, Inc., North America's leading staffing firm specializing in quality commercial truck drivers, has acquired the assets of K.A.S. Personnel Services (KAS). KAS is a leading provider of high-quality commercial truck drivers and other transportation personnel based in Mississauga, Ontario.
buyer parent: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
buyer: TransForce, Inc. (TSX:TFI:$3,090.08)
TransForce, Inc. provides flexible driver staffing solutions and Department of Transportation (DOT) compliance solutions across the USA to private fleets, third-party logistics providers and trucking companies. "
target: KAS Personnel Services, Inc.
K.A.S. Personnel Services (KAS). KAS is a leading provider of high-quality commercial truck drivers and other transportation personnel based in Mississauga, Ontario. KAS has been serving the transportation industry for almost 30 years in the Ontario market
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closed 7/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Palladium Equity Partners LLC, acquired TransForce, Inc.

synopsis: Palladium Equity Partners, LLC, a private investment firm with over $2.0 billion in assets under management, announced that an affiliated fund has acquired TransForce, Inc., a specialized staffing and recruiting company that provides qualified commercial truck drivers to third-party logistics companies, private fleets, and trucking companies.
buyer: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
Palladium is a middle market private equity firm with over $2.0 billion in assets under management. The firm seeks to acquire and grow companies in partnership with founders and experienced management teams by providing capital, strategic guidance and operational oversight. "
target: TransForce, Inc. (TSX:TFI:$3,090.08)
TransForce provides specialized staffing, recruiting, and workforce management solutions to the commercial transportation industry. The Company supplies commercial truck drivers to third-party logistics companies, private fleets, and trucking companies.
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closed 5/26/2010 via PR Newswire

Palladium Equity Partners LLC, purchased DolEx and Europhil from Global Payments, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading provider of electronic transaction processing solutions, announced that it has completed the divestiture of its DolEx- and Europhil-branded money transfer businesses to an affiliate of Palladium Equity Partners, LLC.
buyer: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
Palladium Equity Partners, LLC is an investment firm targeting companies in media, business and financial services, consumer/retail, food, healthcare and manufacturing. Palladium has a particular focus on companies that are well-positioned to capitalize on the fast-growing U.S. Hispanic market. "
seller: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
DolEx Dollar Expess and Europhil serve millions of consumers throughout Europe and the Latin American corridor allowing customers to safely and quickly send money to beneficiaries in Mexico, Central and South America, Morocco and the Philippines.
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$85
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closed 7/22/2009 via BNC Analysis

Celeritas Management, acquired ANC Sports Enterprises, LLC

synopsis: Celeritas Management announced its acquisition of a majority stake in ANC Sports Enterprises, a leading provider of team and venue services for over 200 professional, collegiate and amateur sports organizations and events.
buyer parent: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
buyer: Celeritas Management
Based in Virginia, Celeritas Management, Inc. is a company funded by Palladium Equity Partners, LLC that builds and acquires complementary organizations in the sports, entertainment, and marketing services industries. "
target: ANC Sports Enterprises, LLC
ANC Sports Enterprises, LLC is the industry leader in team and venue services, providing integrated signage, design, and marketing solutions for sports and commercial facilities.
price ($mm)
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$60
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0.0x
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closed 4/22/2008 via PR Newswire

Palladium Equity Partners LLC, acquired Carpio Solutions

synopsis: Palladium Equity Partners, LLC, a New York-based private equity firm, has made a significant investment in Carpio Solutions, a global provider of business systems solutions headquartered in the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina.
buyer: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
Palladium Equity Partners, LLC is an investment firm targeting companies in media, business and financial services, consumer/retail, food, healthcare and manufacturing. Palladium has a particular focus on companies that are well-positioned to capitalize on the fast-growing U.S. Hispanic market. "
target: Carpio Solutions
Carpio is focused on delivering operational and financial efficiencies through its specialized software and service offerings. Carpio's software products improve budgeting, planning, forecasting, modeling, consolidation and reporting.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
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closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Ratos AB
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$2,530.41
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Silicon Valley Bank
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Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
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2020
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$1,614.20
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
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Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
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$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
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Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
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$1,307.71
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$199.44
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Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
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$1,081.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$857.00
EBIT ($mm)
$822.00
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Cowen Group, Inc.
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2020
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$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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EQT AB
EQT AB
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$670.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$215.55
EBIT ($mm)
$199.55
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$178.52
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rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
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$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
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Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
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$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
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Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
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2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
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2018
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$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
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0
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