Like Simul International, Inc.

announced 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

TAKARA & COMPANY LTD., will acquire Simul International, Inc.

synopsis: TAKARA & COMPANY LTD. is to acquire Simul International, Inc. from Benesse Holdings, Inc. Since its founding in 1965, Simul has supported international communication for 55 years by providing high-quality interpreting services at important international conferences in the areas of politics, economics and culture of Japan.
buyer: TAKARA & COMPANY LTD. (TSE:7921:$171.46)
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD., formerly TAKARA PRINTING CO., LTD., is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the production of disclosure related documents. "
target parent: Benesse Holdings, Inc.
target: Simul International, Inc.
Since its founding in 1965, Simul has supported international communication for 55 years by providing high-quality interpreting services at important international conferences in the areas of politics, economics and culture of Japan.
price ($mm)
$47
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closed 8/4/2022 via BusinessWire

Propio Language Services, acquired Telelanguage

synopsis: Propio Language Services a technology-enabled interpreting and translation service provider, announced the acquisition of Telelanguage, a Portland-based enterprise language service provider specializing in remote interpreting.
buyer parent: TT Capital Partners
buyer: Propio Language Services
Founded in 1998, Propio Language Services is an industry leader in over-the-phone interpretation, video remote interpretation, in-person interpretation, and document translation services. "
target: Telelanguage
Telelanguage is a Portland-based enterprise language service provider specializing in remote interpreting. Founded in 1991, Telelanguage has a history of providing high-quality remote interpretation services for over 350 languages.
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closed 4/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Traductions Serge Bélair, acquired Anglocom

synopsis: TRSB has acquired Anglocom, a Quebec City–based translation company specializing in high-end corporate communications in English and French. Anglocom is particularly known for its work on important public-facing communications. It also boasts Canada’s largest private in-house team of French-to-English translators.
buyer: Traductions Serge Bélair
Traductions Serge Bélair (TRSB) is one of North America’s leading translation agencies. TRSB offers cost-effective and reliable language solutions that are tailored to their clients’ needs. They offer services for translation, terminology management, localization, interpretation, and more. "
target: Anglocom
Anglocom is a Canadian translation agency that specializes in English and French translation, copywriting, and copyediting. Anglocom is noted for its proficiency in business communications, particularly websites, brochures, annual reports, press releases, advertising copy, briefs, speeches and more.
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closed 6/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Scriptis, acquired MTM LinguaSoft

synopsis: Scriptis, a Canadian ISO 17100-certified leader in business translation and localization solutions, has acquired MTM LinguaSoft, a US-based language services company known since 2003 for blending linguistic, cultural and technological expertise.
buyer: Scriptis
Scriptis has been providing language services since 2008 with precision and responsiveness. Based near Montreal, the team of more than thirty includes translators, writers, localization engineers, and project managers. "
target: MTM LinguaSoft
MTM LinguaSoft is a US-based language services company known since 2003 for blending linguistic, cultural and technological expertise. The company has developed strong expertise in localization for all print and digital multimedia.
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Ai Media, acquired Alternative Communication Services

synopsis: Ai-Media, a global provider of technology-enabled live and recorded captioning, transcription, and translation services, has acquired Alternative Communications Services (ACS) to accelerate its growth in the North American market. ACS is one of the leading providers of voice-to-text captioning and sign language services in North America.
buyer: Ai Media
Australia-based Ai-Media is a global leader in the provision of high-quality live and recorded captioning, transcription, and translation services. Its unique technology platform combines artificial intelligence and human expertise to deliver market-leading speech-to-text accuracy. "
target: Alternative Communication Services
Alternative Communication Services (ACS) provides captioning, voice-to-text, post production, and interpreting services. ACS provides CART (Communication Access Real-Time Translation), remote CART, captioning, and Text Interpreting for businesses and educational institutions in English and Spanish.
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closed 2/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Straker Translations, acquired NZTC International

synopsis: Auckland-based Straker Translations Limited, a world-leading translation platform, has acquired The New Zealand Translation Centre Limited (NZTC International), a privately owned translation company operating in the international translation and interpreting market. The acquisition of NZTC extends Straker's presence in the Asia Pacific region.
buyer: Straker Translations (ASX:STG:$20.79)
New Zealand-based Straker Translations is a cloud-enabled translation services provider. The company has built a technology platform using Artificial Intelligence that enables human translators to deliver faster and more accurate translations at a lower cost. "
target: NZTC International
NZTC International is a New Zealand based translation company operating in the international translation and interpreting market. NZTC provides services for translation, voice over, subtitling, interpreting, content translation for multilingual websites, software and game localisation, and more
price ($mm)
$0.59
rev ($mm)
$3
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0.4x
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closed 2/4/2020 via BusinessWire

VIQ Solutions Inc., acquired ASC Services, LLC

synopsis: VIQ Solutions Inc., a global provider of secure, AI-driven, digital voice and video capture technology and transcription services, announced that it acquired one of the most respected and leading Digital Media Content and Transcription providers in the United States, ASC Services LLC of Washington, D.C.
buyer: VIQ Solutions Inc. (TSXV:VQS:$32.40)
VIQ Solutions is a global expert in video capture software and audio recording with voice-to-text capabilities. VIQ provides a cyber-secure AI technology and service platform, enabling clients to unlock the value of their enterprise digital media and streamline their document-creation workflow. "
target: ASC Services, LLC
ASC Services LLC began its services in the core production of verbatim transcripts of Political, Broadcast, Financial and General Business Content. They have partnered with the world's leading media and teleconferencing companies to offer a breadth and depth of coverage not available elsewhere.
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$3.10
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Transfluent, acquired Navitep Oy and Translatum Oy

synopsis: Transfluent Oy, which develops and offers digital translation services, has acquired Navitep Oy and Translatum Oy. Navitep Oy is a software company whose main product is software developed for automating the translation process. Translatum Oy is an expert company specialising in international communications and a wide range of translation services.
buyer: Transfluent
Transfluent Oy, established in 2007, develops and provides digital translation services. Transfluent specialises in a translation experience that is as automated and easy to use as possible. High-quality translations are produced by professional translators via digital services. "
target: Navitep Oy and Translatum Oy
Navitep Oy, established in 2012, is a software company whose main product is software developed for automating the translation process. Translatum Oy is an expert company specialising in international communications and combining a wide range of translation services and innovative technologies.
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closed 5/22/2019 via Company Press Release

t’works Group, acquired text&form GmbH

synopsis: The t’works Group has acquired text&form GmbH, a leading provider of translation, localization and SAP language consultancy services based in Berlin, Germany. While text&form will become part of the t’works family it will continue to operate independently under current management and maintain its brand.
buyer: t’works Group
German t’works specializes in patent, legal, and financial translation, as well as translation services in the fields of life sciences, software and IT. t’works offers its customers comprehensive, quality-driven translation services, enabling them to speak the languages of their markets. "
target: text&form GmbH
text&form is a leading ISO 17100 certified translation service provider with offices in Berlin and Toronto. Areas of expertise include SAP translation and language consultancy, software and multimedia localization and the translation of highly complex technical documentation.
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closed 5/22/2019 via PE Hub

Riverside Partners, LLC., acquired 3Play Media

synopsis: Riverside Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, has completed a majority investment in 3Play Media Inc., a company that provides video captioning, transcription, subtitling, and audio description services to more than 2,500 customers across industries.
buyer: Riverside Partners, LLC.
Riverside Partners is a middle market private equity firm currently investing Riverside Fund V, L.P. The fund focuses on growth-oriented companies primarily in the healthcare and technology industries. Riverside Partners brings domain expertise and operating experience to its portfolio companies. "
target: 3Play Media
3Play Media provides closed captioning, transcription, and audio description to more than 2,500 customers in higher education, enterprise, entertainment, and government. 3Play Media simplifies the process of making videos accessible.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alexei Vitchenko, acquired Translate.com

synopsis: Ukrainian investor Alexei Vitchenko bought the service translate.com. Translate.com is a human-powered translation service based in Chicago, Illinois.
buyer: Alexei Vitchenko
Alexei Vitchenko is a Ukrainian investor. Alexei Vitchenko invests in the translation industry due to its recent growth. "
target: Translate.com
Translate.com is a human-powered translation service based in Chicago, Illinois. The company offers a web-based human translation subscription platform in combination with artificial intelligence technologies.
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$0.85
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closed 1/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., acquired Gengo

synopsis: Lionbridge, one of the world’s most trusted global communications platforms, announced its acquisition of Gengo, a Tokyo-based, leading edge technology company providing crowdsourcing, machine learning and localization services to global customers.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (LIOX:$556.65)
Lionbridge partners with brands to break barriers and build bridges all over the world. For more than 20 years, they have helped companies connect with global customers by delivering marketing, testing and globalization services in more than 300 languages. "
target: Gengo
Gengo is a global people-powered technology platform providing translation and AI training-data services to global businesses. Founded in 2008, Gengo has translated more than one billion words for 65,000+ customers. They are headquartered in Japan with an office in San Mateo, CA.
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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

LanguageWire A/S, acquired Xplanation Language Services NV

synopsis: LanguageWire, a company based in Denmark that offers a cloud-based platform for collaborating with language experts, has acquired Xplanation, a global provider of translation solutions. Xplanation localizes software, product manuals, online help, marketing collaterals and website content, and offers multilingual publishing.
buyer parent: Catacap
buyer: LanguageWire A/S
LanguageWire is a company based in Denmark that offers a cloud-based platform that allows businesses to collaborate with experts in the language and translation industry. Their platform provides access to a global network of over 5,000 language experts, including translators, copywriters and more. "
target: Xplanation Language Services NV
Xplanation is a global provider of translation solutions. Supported by a worldwide network of translation partners, Xplanation localizes software, product manuals, online help, marketing collaterals and website content, and offers multilingual publishing.
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Technicis Translation, acquired AAC Global Oy

synopsis: The Technicis Group, the professional translation specialist, has acquired AAC Global. AAC Global helps businesses succeed by providing translation and localization services for all types of content, tailored face-to-face and digital training solutions for any learning need, and marketing content production for every channel.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: Technicis Translation
Technicis Translation is the leading translation agency in France, and counts among the three main players in Europe. Because of 350 global employees and a network of 7,000 specialized translators, Technicis meets the needs of companies across all industries and in any language combination. "
target parent: Korona Invest
target: AAC Global Oy
AAC Global promotes its clients’ success in international markets by helping them to get their message through to their customers. AAC Global’s services include translation and localization services, content production for all channels, language and communication training, and interpreting services.
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closed 10/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Berkeley College, acquired Rennert International

synopsis: Berkeley Language Services, a subsidiary of Berkeley Educational Services of New York (BES), acquired Rennert International, a New York City-based international language school, teacher training center and translation services provider. BES is the parent of Berkeley College, a family-owned institution with campuses in New York and New Jersey.
buyer: Berkeley College
Berkeley College, established in 1931, is a regionally accredited college providing excellence in teaching and learning through a student-focused approach to career education. "
target: Rennert International
Founded in 1973, Rennert International is a full-service language school, teacher-training center and translation services provider. Their specialties include translation and interpretation services, English and international language instruction, Teen language programs, and ESOL teaching training.
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closed 9/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Questel, acquired MultiLing

synopsis: Questel, one of the world’s largest online intellectual property (IP) service providers, has acquired MultiLing, the global leader in patent translations. Founded in 1988 and based in Utah, MultiLing leverages their advanced technology platform to provide the highest quality patent translation services in the most cost-effective manner.
buyer: Questel
Questel is a worldwide leading provider of intellectual property solutions. Questel offers a comprehensive suite of SaaS for searching, analyzing, and managing invention and IP asset, as well as a unique collection of IP databases. "
target: MultiLing
Founded in 1988, MultiLing defines and drives best practices for advanced multinational translations. Its unique model combines highly specialized translators, a centralized management process, terminology management, quality control and proprietary technology.
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Technicis Translation, acquired Telelingua

synopsis: The Technicis group, European leader in the technical translation sector, continues its external growth strategy with the announcement of the purchase of Telelingua. Telelingua is one of the world's top 25 largest translation companies.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: Technicis Translation
Technicis Translation is the leading translation agency in France, and counts among the three main players in Europe. Because of 350 global employees and a network of 7,000 specialized translators, Technicis meets the needs of companies across all industries and in any language combination. "
target: Telelingua
Telelingua is one of the world's top 25 largest translation companies. Originally established in Brussels, the company boasts more than 30 years' international experience and offers a broad range of expertise in areas such as life sciences, IT, finance, law and both energy and the environment.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Language Connect

synopsis: The Hut Group (THG), one of the largest online Beauty & Wellbeing businesses, has acquired Language Connect, a leading language translation and localisation services company. Language Connect has a diverse blue-chip customer base and an international footprint, with offices in London, New York, Singapore, Dubai, Munich, and Melbourne.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Based in the UK, The Hut Group (THG) is an international technology company, focused on beauty and wellbeing retail. THG sells consumer goods directly to consumers through its proprietary technology and operating platform. "
target: Language Connect
Headquartered in the UK, Language Connect has grown rapidly to become a leading international language services provider. The business has a diverse blue-chip customer base of over 900 organisations globally.
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announced 10/30/2017 via Reuters

Honyaku Center Inc., will acquire Media Research, Inc.

synopsis: Honyaku Center, the largest translation company in Asia, will acquire Media Research, Inc. from FueTrek, a provider of mobile phone solutions. Media Research, Inc. is a translation and localization company based in Japan. The company translates and localizes information in a variety of fields including life sciences, energy, legal and more.
buyer: Honyaku Center Inc. (JASDAQ:2483:$88.34)
Honyaku Center is the largest translation company in Asia. The company provides translation and localization services tailored to the Japanese and Asian markets. Honyaku Center has provided translation and localization services for the IT, industrial, medical, financial, and legal industries. "
target parent: Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
target: Media Research, Inc.
Media Research, Inc. is a translation and localization company based in Japan. Media Research translates/localizes information in a variety of fields including life sciences, energy, international cooperation, IT and telecommunications, economics and finance, business documents, legal and more.
price ($mm)
$4.85
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closed 5/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Semantix AB, acquired TextMinded A/S

synopsis: The Nordics’ largest language company, Semantix, has acquired the leading Danish translation agency, TextMinded. TextMinded is Denmark's largest translation company measured in domestic turnover. TextMinded has nearly 30 years of experience in translation and has spearheaded innovation and language technology in the translation industry.
buyer parent: Segulah
buyer: Semantix AB
Semantix is the largest Nordic supplier of translation & interpretation services, and call upon almost 50 years of experience in the language industry. Its client base includes many within the public sector, as well as both large and small enterprises within a variety of private business verticals. "
target: TextMinded A/S
TextMinded is one of Denmark’s largest translation agencies. With almost 30 years in the business, TextMinded combines many years of experience with an ability to operate as a pathfinder in the field of technological developments in the industry.
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$19
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announced 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

TAKARA & COMPANY LTD., will acquire Simul International, Inc.

synopsis: TAKARA & COMPANY LTD. is to acquire Simul International, Inc. from Benesse Holdings, Inc. Since its founding in 1965, Simul has supported international communication for 55 years by providing high-quality interpreting services at important international conferences in the areas of politics, economics and culture of Japan.
buyer: TAKARA & COMPANY LTD. (TSE:7921:$171.46)
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD., formerly TAKARA PRINTING CO., LTD., is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the production of disclosure related documents. "
target parent: Benesse Holdings, Inc.
target: Simul International, Inc.
Since its founding in 1965, Simul has supported international communication for 55 years by providing high-quality interpreting services at important international conferences in the areas of politics, economics and culture of Japan.
price ($mm)
$47
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$48
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announced 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

TAKARA & COMPANY LTD., will acquire Simul International, Inc.

synopsis: TAKARA & COMPANY LTD. is to acquire Simul International, Inc. from Benesse Holdings, Inc. Since its founding in 1965, Simul has supported international communication for 55 years by providing high-quality interpreting services at important international conferences in the areas of politics, economics and culture of Japan.
buyer: TAKARA & COMPANY LTD. (TSE:7921:$171.46)
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD., formerly TAKARA PRINTING CO., LTD., is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the production of disclosure related documents. "
target parent: Benesse Holdings, Inc.
target: Simul International, Inc.
Since its founding in 1965, Simul has supported international communication for 55 years by providing high-quality interpreting services at important international conferences in the areas of politics, economics and culture of Japan.
price ($mm)
$47
rev ($mm)
$48
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1.0x
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closed 10/5/2022 via PR Newswire

Vital Records Control, acquired 2 20 Records Management

synopsis: Vital Records Control, a leading provider of information management services, has acquired 2-20 Records Management, a a customer-centric organization serving businesses' document and information management needs for over 20 years. The 2-20 addition enhances VRC's national footprint in records management.
buyer parent: Windjammer Capital Investors
buyer: Vital Records Control
Vital Records Control (VRC Companies, LLC) is a national leader in information management (IM) solutions. VRC helps clients reduce costs and increase productivity throughout the information lifecycle. "
target: 2 20 Records Management
2-20 Records Management is a customer-centric organization serving businesses' document and information management needs. The company's Smart Storage Solutions have created a loyal customer base by providing an approach to records management that makes smart business and financial sense.
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closed 10/5/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Minuteman Press, North Vancouver, acquired Contact Printing and Mailing Ltd.

synopsis: Contact Printing and Mailing Ltd., the long-time independent printing business located in North Vancouver, has been sold and converted to Minuteman Press, North Vancouver. Specializing in full color printing, Contact helps businesses communicate with their customers.
buyer: Minuteman Press, North Vancouver
Minuteman Press is the number one rated business marketing and printing franchise that offers world class training and unparalleled ongoing local support. "
target: Contact Printing and Mailing Ltd.
Since 1981, Contact Printing and Mailing has grown to be the largest full service print and mailing shop on the North Shore in Vancouver. Specializing in full color printing, Contact helps businesses communicate with their customers.
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closed 10/3/2022 via BusinessWire

Surge Private Equity LLC, acquired Avalon Document Services

synopsis: Dallas-based Surge Private Equity, LLC closed its acquisition of Avalon Document Services, Inc., a technology-enabled services company providing E-discovery, cybersecurity, business process outsourcing, and document services primarily to thousands of law firms and corporations.
buyer: Surge Private Equity LLC
Surge Private Equity is a Dallas-based private equity firm that typically seeks majority investments in growing businesses with $2-$15MM of EBITDA. "
target: Avalon Document Services
Avalon Document Services, Inc. is a technology-enabled services company providing E-discovery, cybersecurity, business process outsourcing, and document services primarily to thousands of law firms and corporations.
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announced 9/9/2022 via BusinessWire

The Occasions Group, Inc., will acquire AccuLink

synopsis: The Occasions Group, a Taylor Corporation company, is to acquire the assets of Accu Copy of Greenville, Inc. DBA AccuLink. AccuLink delivers commercial print, direct mail and promotional marketing products while its AccuFlex division focuses on the production of flexible packaging products.
buyer parent: Taylor Corporation
buyer: The Occasions Group, Inc.
The Occasions Group is a leading provider of personalized business greetings and stationery. The company creates, designs, manufactures, personalizes, fulfills, markets and outsources a wide variety of products, including invitations, accessories, napkins, and more. "
target: AccuLink
Headquartered in Greenville, N.C., Accu Copy of Greenville, Inc. does business under the AccuLink name to deliver commercial print, direct mail and promotional marketing products while its AccuFlex division focuses on the production of flexible packaging products.
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closed 3/2/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Beyond Limits Inc., acquired Altec Products, Inc.

synopsis: Beyond Limits, an industrial and enterprise-grade AI software company built for the most demanding sectors, announced the company’s acquisition of Altec Products, Inc. (Altec), a leading provider of integrated document management and workflow solutions.
buyer: Beyond Limits Inc.
Beyond Limits Asia-Pacific is an enterprise-scale AI company that optimizes operations, boosts efficiency, and increases productivity for demanding industries including energy, advanced manufacturing, and fintech. "
target: Altec Products, Inc.
Altec’s document management and process automation solution DocLink helps companies connect their people, processes, and data by automating tasks in accounts payable and beyond into other enterprise departments.
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announced 12/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

AS Equity Partners, will acquire Swiss Post Solutions

synopsis: London-based AS Equity Partners, a private equity firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses, will acquire Swiss Post Solutions (SPS), a leading global provider of business process outsourcing solutions and innovative document management services, from Swiss Post.
buyer: AS Equity Partners
Based in London, AS Equity Partners is a private equity firm that exclusively targets control investments in the lower to middle-market for software, technology, and technology enabled businesses across Europe. "
target parent: Swiss Post
target: Swiss Post Solutions
Swiss Post Solutions (SPS) is a global full-service provider of physical and digital Document Management Services and information processing. SPS has deep technology and core business process experience, allowing them to implement best-in-class solutions for each stage of the digital journey.
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closed 12/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Restore PLC, acquired Capture All Limited

synopsis: Restore plc, the UK market leading document management, commercial relocation and IT recycling business, has acquired 100% of the share capital of Capture All Limited, a digital services business based in Falkirk. Capture All is one of Scotland’s leading experts in document scanning, archiving and storage.
buyer: Restore PLC (:$263.51)
Restore plc is the UK market leading document management, commercial relocation and IT recycling business. They offer services in document storage, cloud and media storage, document shredding, scanning, IT relocation, and IT equipment and consumables reuse and recycling. "
target: Capture All Limited
Capture All is one of Scotland’s leading experts in document scanning, archiving and storage. They offer a comprehensive range of digitization services including high volume document scanning, large scale drawing scanning and book scanning.
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closed 10/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Restore PLC, acquired The Document Warehouse

synopsis: Restore plc, the UK market leading document management, commercial relocation and IT recycling business, has acquired 100% of the share capital of The Document Warehouse in the UK (TDW), an established records management business located in Sittingbourne, Kent, UK.
buyer: Restore PLC (:$263.51)
Restore plc is the UK market leading document management, commercial relocation and IT recycling business. They offer services in document storage, cloud and media storage, document shredding, scanning, IT relocation, and IT equipment and consumables reuse and recycling. "
target: The Document Warehouse
The Document Warehouse (TDW) is an established records management business located in Sittingbourne, Kent, UK.
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closed 10/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Allan G. Creel, acquired Fenske Media Corporation

synopsis: Print industry veteran Allan G. Creel is returning to the business with the acquisition of digital and marketing services provider Fenske Media. Established in 1957, Fenske delivers high-end, digital print and results-driven integrated media solutions to top buyers in the financial services, healthcare, and automotive arenas.
buyer: Allan G. Creel
Allan G. Creel was previously President of CREEL, a highly acclaimed, $120 million offset and digital print enterprise headquartered in Las Vegas. "
target: Fenske Media Corporation
Established in 1957, Fenske delivers high-end, digital print and results-driven integrated media solutions to top buyers in the financial services, healthcare, and automotive arenas.
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closed 8/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

PFI Group, acquired Jasmine Limited

synopsis: The PFI Group (PFI Signs), one of Europe’s leading providers of signage and on-site branding products, has acquired Jasmine Ltd, a printing business in the UK that combines printing, marketing, and signs & displays. Jasmine provides print services for digital, litho, large format, and design. Their marketing services include design, PR and digital.
buyer: PFI Group
The PFI Group (PFI Signs) is one of Europe’s leading providers of signage and on-site branding products. PFI provides a one-stop solution for all their customer’s signage and print needs. The group offers services for bespoke fabrication, large format print, design, installation, and more. "
target: Jasmine Limited
Jasmine is a printing business in the UK that combines the best in printing, marketing, advertising, PR, digital design and signs & displays. Jasmine provides print services for digital, litho, large format, and design. Their marketing services include design, PR, and digital.
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announced 8/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Swiss Post Solutions, will purchase Document Management Business from MITIE Group PLC

synopsis: Mitie Group PLC has agreed to sell its document-management business to Zurich-based Swiss Post Solutions, a leading outsourcing provider for business processes solutions and innovative services in document management. Mitie is the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company.
buyer parent: Swiss Post
buyer: Swiss Post Solutions
Swiss Post Solutions (SPS) is a leading outsourcing provider for business processes solutions and innovative services in document management. "
seller: MITIE Group PLC (LSE:MTO:$3,512.61)
The acquisition includes the document management business of Mitie. Mitie is the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company. Mitie provides facilities management, consultancy, project management and a range of specialist services.
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$55
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$65
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closed 5/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Priority Architectural Graphics, acquired VKK Signmakers, Inc

synopsis: Priority Architectural Graphics, San Francisco’s leader in architectural graphics and signage, has acquired Redwood City based VKK Signmakers, a well-respected designer, manufacturer and installer of high-quality commercial signage for numerous successful Silicon Valley leaders including Intel, eBay, Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Stanford University.
buyer: Priority Architectural Graphics
Founded in 1995, Priority Architectural Graphics is San Francisco’s leader in exterior and interior architectural signage and graphics. Priority Architectural Graphics streamlines the design, production and installation process for signage, saving construction companies valuable time and money. "
target: VKK Signmakers, Inc
Founded in 1989, VKK Signmakers has been a well-respected designer, manufacturer and installer of high-quality commercial signage for numerous successful Silicon Valley leaders including Gilead, Intel, eBay, PayPal, Adobe, Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Stanford University, among others.
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closed 3/10/2021 via PR Newswire

OASIS Group, acquired DataSpace UK Ltd

synopsis: OASIS Group, the largest privately-owned Records and Information Management provider in Europe announced the acquisition of DataSpace (UK) Limited, based in the North West of England, a provider of secure and reliable end to end Document and Data Management Solutions.
buyer parent: Montagu Private Equity
buyer: OASIS Group
OASIS Group, based in Ireland, have been providing clients with secure records and information management solutions since 1999. OASIS expands internationally and are currently operating across 6 European countries, employing over 1,700 Team Members and servicing over 10,000 clients. "
target: DataSpace UK Ltd
DataSpace, based in the UK, provides secure and reliable end to end Document and Data Management Solutions. Established in 1999, DataSpace has been built on strong traditional family values and a real commitment to customer satisfaction and service.
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closed 1/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Smartech Business Systems Australia Pty, purchased Graphics Activities from Quadient SA

synopsis: Quadient, a leader in helping businesses create meaningful customer connections through digital and physical channels, announced the divestment of its Graphics activities in Australia and New Zealand to Smartech Business Systems Australia Pty, a recognized market leader in Business Mailing, Document Finishing Solutions and Business Automation.
buyer: Smartech Business Systems Australia Pty
Smartech Business Systems Australia Pty is a global technology provider, channel partner and recognized market leader in Business Mailing, Document Finishing Solutions and Business Automation. "
seller: Quadient SA (ENXTPA:NEO:$1,076.29)
The acquisition includes the Graphics activities in Australia and New Zealand from Quadient. Their Graphics activities include mail fulfillment, print finishing solutions, large format solutions, and more.
price ($mm)
$4.63
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closed 1/6/2021 via WebWire

MetaSource, acquired Digiscribe International, LLC.

synopsis: MetaSource, LLC, a provider of business process management, workflow automation, and compliance solutions, has acquired Digiscribe, a business process outsourcing company. The acquisition expands the business solutions available to Digiscribe clients with products that improve efficiency, lower costs, and streamline workflow processes.
buyer parent: Longshore Capital Partners
buyer: MetaSource
MetaSource is a leading provider of business process management, workflow automation, and compliance solutions across a broad array of industries. MetaSource's software and services optimize clients' processes to eliminate error-prone tasks, data silos, and other inefficiencies. "
target: Digiscribe International, LLC.
Digiscribe is a Document Management and Workflow Automation company that specializes in the elimination of paper-based processes. Digiscribe services include digital mailroom and PO box scanning services, document scanning, cloud-based and in-house document management software, and more.
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closed 12/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Atlas Holdings, LLC, acquired LSC Communications

synopsis: Atlas Holdings announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of LSC Communications, Inc., a North American leader in print and digital media solutions. LSC is the largest producer of books in the United States and a leading manufacturer and distributor of magazines, catalogs and office products.
buyer: Atlas Holdings, LLC
Atlas Holdings operates in sectors such as aluminum processing, automotive, building materials, capital equipment, construction services, food manufacturing and distribution, packaging, paper, power generation, printing, pulp, supply chain management and wood products. "
target: LSC Communications (LKSD:$3,886.00)
LSC Communications is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. Its traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world.
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closed 12/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Gimmal LLC, acquired Infolinx System Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Gimmal LLC, a leading provider of information governance software and solutions, has acquired Infolinx, a records and information management software provider. Infolinx enables global organizations to manage and protect their physical records. Their software helps businesses to classify, locate, and govern paper records and digital documents.
buyer: Gimmal LLC
Gimmal delivers information management software that makes Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 a true Enterprise Content Management system. Gimmal’s award-winning solutions enable businesses to consistently govern and manage their content wherever it exists across the enterprise. "
target: Infolinx System Solutions Inc.
Infolinx is a records and information management software provider. Infolinx enables global organizations to successfully manage and protect their most important physical records. Their software helps businesses to easily classify, locate, and govern paper records and digital documents.
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Shamrock Companies, Inc., acquired Cincinnati Print Solutions

synopsis: The Shamrock Companies, Inc., a full-service integrated marketing company, has acquired Cincinnati Print Solutions (CPS), a full-service printing company. CPS is committed to providing unique solutions for their customer’s most challenging projects. They offer print management services for business cards, newsletters, labels, brochures and more.
buyer: The Shamrock Companies, Inc.
The Shamrock Companies, Inc. is a full-service integrated marketing company. The Shamrock Companies provides integrated marketing solutions to help clients build their brands. They offer services for brand strategy, digital marketing, content creation, print & production, wearables and more. "
target: Cincinnati Print Solutions
Cincinnati Print Solutions (CPS) is a full-service printing company. CPS is committed to providing unique solutions for their customer’s most challenging projects. They offer flexible print management services for business cards, newsletters, labels, brochures, digital printing, checks and more.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Carmel Hill Capital Partners, acquired TGI Direct, Inc.

synopsis: Carmel Hill, a private investment vehicle focused on identifying, acquiring, and operating an established business primarily based in the Midwest region, is pleased to announce the acquisition of TGI Direct, Inc., a Michigan-based communications and distribution company servicing enterprise clients in highly regulated industries.
buyer: Carmel Hill Capital Partners
Carmel Hill is a private investment vehicle focused on identifying, acquiring, and operating an established business primarily based in the Midwest region. They look for healthy US-based businesses with $1 - $5 million in annual revenues. "
target: TGI Direct, Inc.
TGI Direct is a communications and fulfillment company dedicated to helping clients administer, control and distribute products and information through both digital and physical channels. TGI services key vertical markets nationwide in healthcare, education and other highly-regulated industries.
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closed 9/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Longshore Capital Partners, acquired MetaSource

synopsis: Longshore Capital Partners has acquired MetaSource, LLC, a provider of technology-enabled business process outsourcing and enterprise content management services. MetaSource fits seamlessly into Longshore’s focus on revenue cycle management, technology-enabled business process outsourcing, payments, managed services, and human capital services.
buyer: Longshore Capital Partners
Longshore Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity manager investing out of its inaugural $210 million fund. Longshore focuses on control positions in services businesses in North America with between $5 million and $15 million of EBITDA. "
target parent: LaSalle Capital Group, L.P.
target: MetaSource
MetaSource is a leading provider of business process management, workflow automation, and compliance solutions across a broad array of industries. MetaSource's software and services optimize clients' processes to eliminate error-prone tasks, data silos, and other inefficiencies.
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