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announced 5/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Kustomer, will acquire Reply.ai

synopsis: Kustomer, the omnichannel SaaS platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Reply.ai, a customer service automation company founded in 2016 that helps companies scale intelligent customer service without compromising experience.
buyer: Kustomer
Kustomer is the omnichannel SaaS CRM platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences. Kustomer scales to meet the needs of any contact center and business by unifying data from multiple sources. "
target: Reply.ai
Reply.ai helps brands scale customer service by providing AI-powered solutions that instantly resolve common customer questions on chat and ticketing channels. The two core products, Deflect for Ticketing and Deflect for Chat, reduce consumer frustration and deliver 24/7 personalized service.
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announced 2/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Five9, Inc., will acquire Virtual Observer

synopsis: Five9, Inc., the leading provider of the intelligent cloud contact center, will acquire Virtual Observer, an innovative provider of cloud-based Workforce Optimization (WFO), also known as Workforce Engagement Management (WEM), solutions. With this acquisition, Five9 expands its portfolio to include a cloud-based and integrated WFO offering.
buyer: Five9, Inc. (FIVN:$328.01)
Five9 is a leading provider of cloud contact center software for the intelligent contact center space. Five9 provides end-to-end solutions with omnichannel routing, analytics, workforce optimization, and AI to increase agent productivity and deliver tangible business results. "
target: Virtual Observer
Virtual Observer is a Workforce Optimization (WFO)/Workforce Engagement Management (WEM) solution for contact centers. The company works closely with cloud contact centers and Customer Relationship Management providers to WFO/WEM-enable contact centers.
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closed 1/27/2020 via BusinessWire

LiveVox, Inc., acquired SpeechIQ

synopsis: LiveVox, the leading provider of customer service and digital engagement tools, announced the acquisition of SpeechIQ, an advanced speech analytics and quality management platform. The platform delivers an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution that drives agent productivity, operations efficiency, and improved customer engagement.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: LiveVox, Inc.
LiveVox is a leading provider of cloud contact center solutions. Through a patented PCI-certified cloud platform and redundant IP/MPLS mesh, LiveVox enables fast deployment of contact center solutions from the cloud, offering customers full control to manage their day-to-day business requirements. "
target parent: IQventures
target: SpeechIQ
Founded in 2015, SpeechIQ is an advanced speech analytics and quality management platform. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the platform delivers an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution that drives agent productivity, operations efficiency, and improved customer engagement.
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closed 4/26/2018 via BusinessWire

NICE Systems Ltd, acquired Mattersight

synopsis: NICE, the worldwide leading provider of both cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions that empower organizations to make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics of structured and unstructured data, announced that it has acquired Mattersight, a leading provider of cloud-based analytics for customer service organizations.
buyer: NICE Systems Ltd (NICE:$1,486.10)
NICE is a provider of cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions that help organizations make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics of structured and unstructured data. NICE helps organizations deliver better customer service, ensure compliance, combat fraud and safeguard citizens. "
target: Mattersight (MATR:$46.51)
With tools to learn, analyze, and predict customer behavior based on customer conversations, Mattersight helps brands create chemistry with their customers through shorter, more satisfying conversations that increase loyalty.
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$102 [$114]
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$47
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closed 3/10/2020 via BusinessWire

Serenova merged with LifeSize, Inc.,

synopsis: Lifesize, a global innovator of video collaboration and meeting productivity solutions, and Serenova, a leading contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider, have merged creating a contact center communications and workplace collaboration company serving more than 10,000 customers worldwide.
buyer: LifeSize, Inc.
Lifesize is a global innovator of video collaboration and meeting productivity solutions. Combining best-in-class, cloud-based video conferencing solutions with integrated meeting room systems, Lifesize makes it possible to connect face to face with anyone, anywhere and from any device. "
target: Serenova
Serenova is a leading provider of cloud-based, multichannel contact center software. The company’s SaaS software suite enables the management and optimization of inbound and outbound customer communication strategies across voice, email, chat, social, and mobile channels.
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closed 11/20/2019 via PR Web

Serenova, acquired ProScheduler WFM

synopsis: Serenova, a leading contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) and workforce optimization (WFO) provider, announced it acquired the technology and hired the team behind the ProScheduler platform from Loxysoft. ProScheduler is a workforce management system used by hundreds of call centers in Europe and North America to improve customer experience
buyer: Serenova
Serenova has transformed the customer experience by creating a true cloud contact center solution that could deliver immediate, consistent, and exceptional service. It provides the ability to unify everything from customer engagement to quality management to analytics. "
target parent: Loxysoft AB
target: ProScheduler WFM
ProScheduler is a workforce management system used by hundreds of call centers in Europe and North America to improve customer experience, by optimizing schedules based on incoming traffic, and for project planning of outbound activities.
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closed 10/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Serenova, acquired TelStrat International, Ltd.

synopsis: Serenova, the most globally scalable contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider, announced that it has completed the acquisition of TelStrat, a leading provider of call recording, quality, analytics, and workforce management (WFM) solutions.
buyer: Serenova
Serenova is the most globally scalable contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider. They simplify every aspect of the customer experience, from front office to back, to make life easier for their customers and their employees. "
target: TelStrat International, Ltd.
TelStrat develops comprehensive contact center solutions, including the Engage WFO™ which features award-winning technology that makes capturing customer interaction, maximizing agent performance, streamlining workforce management, and knowledge mining call content affordable to any organization.
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closed 11/14/2013 via BusinessWire

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, acquired Echopass Corporation

synopsis: Genesys, a leading provider of customer engagement and contact center solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Echopass Corporation (www.echopass.com). With the acquisition Genesys extends its market leadership position in cloud-based contact center solutions.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories
Genesys is a leading provider of customer engagement and contact center solutions. With more than 3,000 customers in 80 countries, Genesys orchestrates more than 100 million customer interactions every day across the contact center and back office. "
target: Echopass Corporation
Echopass is the leading provider of cloud-based contact center solutions to large enterprises. Since 2000, Echopass customized solutions have served enterprises with up to 20,000 agents across multiple sites and complex application and infrastructure environments.
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closed 6/17/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Mitel Networks Corporation, acquired prairieFyre Software Inc.

synopsis: Mitel, a leading provider of cloud and premises-based unified communications software solutions, completed the acquisition of one of its key suppliers, prairieFyre Software Inc., a privately held global provider of contact center, business analytics, and workforce optimization software and services.
buyer: Mitel Networks Corporation (MITL:$1,059.10)
Mitel is a global provider of unified communications and collaboration (UCC) software, solutions and services that enable organizations to conduct business anywhere, over any medium with the device of their choice. "
target: prairieFyre Software Inc.
prairieFyre Software Inc. develops .NET-based telecommunications products. It offers contact center solutions, such as Mitel IP-based and Microsoft Office communications server platforms.
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closed 11/27/2007 via BusinessWire

Avtex, Inc., acquired Perimeter Technology

synopsis: Avtex, Inc. has acquired Perimeter Technology of Georgia. Avtex is the largest reseller of the Interactive Intelligence suite of products. Interactive Intelligence, Inc., of Indianapolis, is a global company specializing in software for Contact Center, IP Telephony and Messaging applications.
buyer: Avtex, Inc.
Providing multimedia contact center solutions since 1971, Avtex is an application and systems integration company that designs, deploys and supports contact center, IP telephony and unified messaging solutions, enabling organizations to embrace their customers. "
target: Perimeter Technology
Perimeter Technology is a premier provider of Call Center solutions and services for Interactive Intelligence’s Interaction Center Platform, an all-in-one multi-channel software platform for contact centers, the enterprise and the remote and mobile workforce.
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closed 8/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Sykes Enterprises Inc., acquired Qelp

synopsis: Sykes Enterprises Inc., a global leader in providing customer contact management solutions and services in the business process outsourcing arena, has bought Qelp, a company that builds software that shows mobile operators’ call-center staff and customers how to configure and use each model of smartphone on their network.
buyer: Sykes Enterprises Inc. (SYKE:$1,637.71)
Sykes Enterprises Inc. is a global leader in providing customer contact management solutions and services in the business process outsourcing arena. SYKES provides an array of sophisticated customer contact management solutions to Fortune 1000 companies around the world. "
target: Qelp
Qelp builds software that shows mobile operators’ call-center staff and customers how to configure and use each model of smartphone on their network. QelpCare provides picture-based customer care tools for easy integration in a mobile operator's website, call center, retail stores and on-device.
price ($mm)
$9.76
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$5
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closed 11/14/2016 via BusinessWire

NICE Systems Ltd, acquired inContact, Inc.

synopsis: NICE, a worldwide leading provider of enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of inContact, the leader in cloud contact center. This acquisition brings together two leaders, offering the market’s first truly integrated contact center platform with an advanced analytics-driven workforce optimization suite in the cloud.
buyer: NICE Systems Ltd (NICE:$1,486.10)
NICE is the worldwide leading provider of enterprise software solutions that empower organizations to make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics of structured/unstructured data. NICE helps organizations deliver better customer service, ensure compliance, combat fraud and safeguard citizens. "
target: inContact, Inc. (SAAS:$233.04)
inContact is the cloud contact center software leader. inContact continuously innovates in the cloud and is the only provider to offer a complete solution that includes the customer interaction cloud, an expert service model and the broadest partner ecosystem.
price ($mm)[EV]
$867 [$864]
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$233
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closed 5/3/2015 via BusinessWire

IR Prognosis, acquired IQ Services

synopsis: IR Prognosis is pleased to announce the acquisition of the US based IQ Services business. IQ Services offers a unique approach to contact center testing and monitoring. IQ Services creates Virtual Customer® test traffic to access communications technology from the outside-in, providing reliable performance metrics from an end-user perspective.
buyer: IR Prognosis
Integrated Research (IR Prognosis) is a leading global provider of proactive performance management software for critical IT infrastructure, payments and communications ecosystems. "
target: IQ Services
IQ Services offers a unique approach to contact center testing and monitoring. IQ Services creates Virtual Customer® test traffic to access communications technology from the outside-in, providing reliable performance metrics from an end-user perspective.
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closed 7/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Spoken Communications, acquired HyperQuality, Inc.

synopsis: Spoken Communications announced its acquisition of HyperQuality, provider of third-party quality assurance and business intelligence for contact centers. HyperQuality's technology-based solution combines software and services that provide businesses with insight on the quality, productivity and effectiveness of customer interactions.
buyer: Spoken Communications
Spoken Communications is a provider of a leading enterprise cloud platform for contact centers. The Spoken cloud platform supports cost productivity, enables big data streams and extends a flexible integration model to replace, extend or integrate with any legacy infrastructure and software. "
target: HyperQuality, Inc.
HyperQuality is an independent quality assurance firm that delivers ROI through: improved customer contacts which help retain and acquire customers; excellence in customer experience through unbiased monitoring and analysis of customer interactions; and improved employee satisfaction.
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closed 10/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Lithium Technologies, Inc., acquired Social Dynamx

synopsis: Lithium Technologies, the leader in Social Customer Experience, announced that it has acquired Social Dynamx, an enterprise social customer care platform that helps brands respond to millions of social conversations in a cost effective way. The combined offering is available immediately as Lithium Social Web™.
buyer: Lithium Technologies, Inc.
Lithium is the leading provider of Social CRM solutions to power the customer network. Lithium solutions combine the power of online customer communities with the broader social web and traditional CRM business processes to inspire customers to innovate, promote, and support on the company's behalf."
target: Social Dynamx
Social Dynamx is an enterprise social customer care platform that helps brands respond to millions of social conversations in a cost effective way. Social Dynamx customers include leading companies such as Time Warner Cable, DISH Network and Convio.
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closed 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Upland Software, acquired InGenius

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software, has acquired InGenius, a leading Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) solution for enterprise contact centers. InGenius' CTI platform expertly integrates existing telephone systems into leading CRMs.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$201.75)
Upland Software is a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. Upland provides seven enterprise cloud solution suites that enable users to win and engage customers, automate business operations, manage projects and IT costs, and share knowledge throughout the enterprise. "
target: InGenius
InGenius is a leading Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) solution for enterprise contact centers. InGenius' CTI platform expertly integrates existing telephone systems into leading CRMs. Their solution ensures agent productivity, high customer satisfaction and real ROI results.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$7
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$3
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3.3x
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7.4x
closed 2/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Aspect Software

synopsis: Aspect Software, a leading provider of fully integrated customer engagement, workforce optimization, and self-service omni-channel solutions, has been acquired by Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. With $2 billion of capital under management, Vector identifies and pursues these investments in both the private and public markets. "
target: Aspect Software
Aspect helps enterprises break down the walls between people, processes, systems and data sources. Their cloud customer engagement platforms provides contact center interaction management, workforce optimization and self-service/IVR capabilities.
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announced 9/20/2018 via BusinessWire

Vonage Holdings Corporation, will acquire NewVoiceMedia

synopsis: Vonage Holdings Corp. has entered into an agreement to acquire privately-held NewVoiceMedia, an industry-leading cloud Contact Center-as-a-Service provider. NewVoiceMedia's technology enables businesses to create exceptional, emotive customer experiences to serve better and sell more.
buyer: Vonage Holdings Corporation (VG:$1,112.46)
Vonage embraced technology to transform how companies communicate to create better business outcomes. Their unique cloud communications platform brings together a robust unified communications solution with the agility of embedded, contextual communications APIs. "
target: NewVoiceMedia
NewVoiceMedia is a leading global provider of cloud contact center technology that enables businesses to create exceptional, emotive customer experiences to serve better and sell more.
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$350
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closed 3/29/2017 via Company Press Release

Sabio, acquired Rapport Telebusiness Consulting LLP

synopsis: Sabio has announced that it has acquired Rapport, a specialist UK provider of SaaS customer experience analysis solutions for contact centres. Using Rapport’s services, organisations can benefit from rapid insight into potential performance and process bottlenecks that are leading to a poor customer experience and lower conversion rates.
buyer: Sabio
Sabio delivers customer engagement solutions that combine digital and human service to support outstanding customer experiences. Partnering with world-class technology leaders helps organisations to optimise their customer journeys by making better decisions across their multiple contact channels. "
target: Rapport Telebusiness Consulting LLP
Rapport is a specialist UK provider of SaaS customer experience analysis solutions for contact centres. Using Rapport’s services, organisations can benefit from rapid insight into potential performance and process bottlenecks that are leading to a poor customer experience and lower conversion rates.
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closed 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

VoxAge, acquired Me Atende

synopsis: VoxAge, a multichannel client relationship solutions company, has purchased Me Atende, the first contact center via mobile app of Brazil. Me Atende is a mobile application that revolutionizes the way people interact with the Call Center of the leading companies in Brazil.
buyer: VoxAge
VoxAge, based in Brazil, is a pioneer in the development of specialized solutions in automation networking services (inbound and outbound) with customers by phone and reference in voice recognition technology. "
target: Me Atende
Me Atende, based in Brazil, is a mobile application that revolutionizes the way people interact with the Call Center of the leading companies in Brazil. Instead of wasting time and money by connecting to companies seeking to solve your problem, enter the app and request a link.
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announced 5/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Kustomer, will acquire Reply.ai

synopsis: Kustomer, the omnichannel SaaS platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Reply.ai, a customer service automation company founded in 2016 that helps companies scale intelligent customer service without compromising experience.
buyer: Kustomer
Kustomer is the omnichannel SaaS CRM platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences. Kustomer scales to meet the needs of any contact center and business by unifying data from multiple sources. "
target: Reply.ai
Reply.ai helps brands scale customer service by providing AI-powered solutions that instantly resolve common customer questions on chat and ticketing channels. The two core products, Deflect for Ticketing and Deflect for Chat, reduce consumer frustration and deliver 24/7 personalized service.
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announced 5/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Kustomer, will acquire Reply.ai

synopsis: Kustomer, the omnichannel SaaS platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Reply.ai, a customer service automation company founded in 2016 that helps companies scale intelligent customer service without compromising experience.
buyer: Kustomer
Kustomer is the omnichannel SaaS CRM platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences. Kustomer scales to meet the needs of any contact center and business by unifying data from multiple sources. "
target: Reply.ai
Reply.ai helps brands scale customer service by providing AI-powered solutions that instantly resolve common customer questions on chat and ticketing channels. The two core products, Deflect for Ticketing and Deflect for Chat, reduce consumer frustration and deliver 24/7 personalized service.
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announced 5/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Kustomer, will acquire Reply.ai

synopsis: Kustomer, the omnichannel SaaS platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Reply.ai, a customer service automation company founded in 2016 that helps companies scale intelligent customer service without compromising experience.
buyer: Kustomer
Kustomer is the omnichannel SaaS CRM platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences. Kustomer scales to meet the needs of any contact center and business by unifying data from multiple sources. "
target: Reply.ai
Reply.ai helps brands scale customer service by providing AI-powered solutions that instantly resolve common customer questions on chat and ticketing channels. The two core products, Deflect for Ticketing and Deflect for Chat, reduce consumer frustration and deliver 24/7 personalized service.
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closed 5/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Kerridge Commercial Systems, acquired Infomat

synopsis: Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), a leading provider of ERP software, services and support solutions for wholesale, distribution, rental and installation customers worldwide, has announced its acquisition of Infomat, a Belgium-based company that develops and delivers integrated ERP, CRM, and DMS software solutions.
buyer: Kerridge Commercial Systems
Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) provides specialist software, services and support to deliver fully integrated trading and business management solutions to distributive trades customers, large and small – wherever they are in the world. "
target: Infomat
Infomat develops and delivers integrated ERP, CRM, and DMS software solutions. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Wilrijk, Belgium.
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announced 4/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Axcel Industriinvestor A/S, will acquire SuperOffice

synopsis: Axcel, a Nordic private equity firm, is to acquire a majority in SuperOffice, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of CRM solutions to the business-to-business market. Their software supports the individual user in achieving stronger sales, marketing and customer service productivity.
buyer: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
Founded in 1994, Axcel is a Nordic private equity firm focusing on mid-market companies and has a broad base of both Nordic and international investors. Axcel has raised five funds with total committed capital of just over EUR 2.0 billion. "
target: SuperOffice
SuperOffice is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of CRM solutions to the business-to-business market. Their software supports the individual user in achieving stronger sales, marketing and customer service productivity.
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closed 10/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Upland Software, acquired Altify

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software, has acquired Altify, the leading customer revenue optimization (CRO) cloud solution for sales and the extended revenue teams.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$201.75)
Upland Software is a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. Upland provides seven enterprise cloud solution suites that enable users to win and engage customers, automate business operations, manage projects and IT costs, and share knowledge throughout the enterprise. "
target: Altify
Altify is the Customer Revenue Optimization company, helping businesses generate value and grow revenue. Providing best practices, methodology and technology, Altify helps revenue teams visualize customers and their desired outcomes, unlocking revenue growth and building sales excellence.
price ($mm)
$84
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$24
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closed 8/29/2019 via PE Hub

ClearCourse Partnership LLP, acquired BrightOffice

synopsis: ClearCourse Partnership LLP announces the acquisition of BrightOffice, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) company providing hosted, enterprise Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software solutions to many different business sectors.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: ClearCourse Partnership LLP
ClearCourse is a UK partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software to groups, organisations and small businesses. Their companies help customers manage their members and clients, administer their business workflow, & automate their payment processes seamlessly. "
target: BrightOffice
BrightOffice was founded in 2004. Since then, it has developed a highly customisable cloud-based, SaaS CRM platform upon which it can build specialised CRM products bespoke to the requirements of its c. 300 clients.
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closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 42hertz

synopsis: US-based networking giant Cisco has acquired 42hertz. Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,550.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: 42hertz
Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
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closed 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired MapAnything

synopsis: Salesforce, the global leader in Customer Relationship Management, has acquired MapAnything, a pioneer in geo-enabled field productivity software. MapAnything enables customers to design optimal territories, create optimal schedules, and map optimal routes so field reps can service more accounts in less time.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$17,098.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MapAnything
MapAnything is a pioneer in geo-enabled field productivity software. MapAnything enables customers to design optimal territories, create optimal schedules, and map optimal routes so field reps can service more accounts in less time.
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closed 12/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Right Networks, LLC, acquired Propelware

synopsis: Right Networks, the leading provider of cloud solutions for accounting professionals, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Propelware, the company that produced Autofy, a powerful connector of e-commerce and CRM applications to QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: Right Networks, LLC
Right Networks is the leading provider of cloud-based accounting and business solutions for CPA firms, accounting professionals and small to medium businesses who want to gain all the benefits of cloud-based applications without needing to replace what they use today. "
target: Propelware
Propelware is the company that produced Autofy, a powerful connector of e-commerce and CRM applications to QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online. Integrate Salesforce, Shopify, Amazon and many other apps, to save time and headaches. Eliminate data entry and errors by automating the business processes.
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

GB Group Plc, acquired VIX Verify

synopsis: GBG, the global identity data intelligence specialist, has acquired VIX Verify, an Australian provider of identity verification and location intelligence software. VIX Verify's greenID is a trusted, convenient and compliant global identity verification and consumer onboarding solution that allows consumers to verify themselves online.
buyer: GB Group Plc (AIM:GBG:$160.31)
GBG is a global specialist in Identity Data Intelligence. Data quality tools include the validation of accurate addresses & locations, coupled with the verification of customer contact data that are critical to ecommerce process & global distribution of goods– GBG calls this ‘Location Intelligence’."
target: VIX Verify
VIX Verify is an Australian provider of identity verification and location intelligence software. VIX Verify's greenID is a trusted, convenient and compliant global identity verification and consumer onboarding solution that allows consumers to verify themselves online.
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$27
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$15
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closed 9/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Zendesk, acquired FutureSimple Inc.

synopsis: Zendesk, Inc. announced it has acquired FutureSimple Inc., the company behind Base. Base is known for building modern, easy-to-use sales force automation software designed to help salespeople do their jobs more effectively.
buyer: Zendesk (ZEN:$650.44)
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. Zendesk serves businesses across a multitude of industries, with more than 125,000 paid customer accounts offering service and support in more than 30 languages. "
target: FutureSimple Inc.
FutureSimple Inc. is the company behind Base. Base is known for building modern, easy-to-use sales force automation software designed to help salespeople do their jobs more effectively.
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closed 6/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lever Technology, acquired FollowUp.cc

synopsis: Lever Technology, a private equity firm that acquires and manages software businesses, has acquired FollowUp.cc from Scaleworks Associates, a venture capital firm. FollowUp.cc offers a productivity suite that helps users keep track of their email conversations and tasks. The suite features open tracking, email reminders, and scheduled emails.
buyer: Lever Technology
Lever Technology is a private equity firm that acquires, manages and builds industry specific software businesses which provide solutions that address the particular needs of their customers. Lever Technology invests in businesses that have significant growth potential. "
target parent: Scaleworks Associates
target: FollowUp.cc
FollowUp.cc offers a lightweight productivity suite that helps users keep track of their email conversations and tasks. The suite features open tracking, email reminders, and scheduled emails to help users close more sales and build stronger client relationships.
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closed 1/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired HelloWorld

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it has acquired Detroit, Michigan-based HelloWorld, a digital marketing solutions provider focused on promotion and loyalty solutions. The business will be rebranded “HelloWorld, a Merkle Company.” Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: HelloWorld
HelloWorld is a digital marketing solutions company working with the world’s leading brands. The powerful combination of native platform technology and marketing strategy allows marketers to accelerate growth and deepen customer impact.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Netmessage SARL

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, one of Europe's leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of French mobile messaging company Netmessage SARL.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Netmessage SARL
Netmessage, located in Paris, France, is a leading mobile messaging and marketing company. Netmessage provides CRM marketing solutions, that collect, analyze and transform the collected customer data to send perfectly targeted offers.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
6.0x
closed 7/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Visiativ, acquired Spread

synopsis: Visiativ, publisher and integrator of innovative platforms, announces that it has finalized the acquisition of Spread, a SaaS publisher of social CRM (customer relationship management) tools and marketing automation.
buyer: Visiativ (ENXTPA:ALVIV:$153.56)
As a publisher and integrator of innovative software solutions, Visiativ accelerates the digital transformation of companies thanks to its collaborative and socially oriented platform. Positioned on the mid-market companies since its creation, the Visiativ group has a diversified customer portfolio."
target: Spread
Spread is a French startup, specializing since 2011 in SaaS software for customer relationship management (CRM).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Lithium Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Lithium Technologies, Inc., the market leader in cloud-based social media management and online community solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data and technology-enabled businesses.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $29 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Lithium Technologies, Inc.
Lithium Technologies, Inc. is the market leader in cloud-based social media management and online community solutions. Lithium delivers awesome digital customer experiences at scale for the world's biggest brands including Airbnb, AT&T and Sephora.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2017 via PE Hub

Maven Capital Partners, acquired ProspectSoft Ltd.

synopsis: Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK’s most active private equity houses, has completed the management buy-out of ProspectSoft Limited. ProspectSoft provides niche, award-winning Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and e-commerce software for the Business-to-Business (B2B) market.
buyer: Maven Capital Partners
Maven is one of the UK’s most active private equity managers in the lower mid-market, investing for a range of client funds including six Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) and a number of regionally focused funds delivering equity and debt finance. "
target: ProspectSoft Ltd.
ProspectSoft provides niche, award-winning Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and e-commerce software for the Business-to-Business (B2B) market. Its technology can be fully integrated with clients’ existing accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) packages.
price ($mm)
$7.52
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Quilvest Capital Strategies, acquired Eudonet

synopsis: Customer relationship management software company Eudonet has been acquired by Quilvest Private Equity and former head of Sage France, Antoine Henry. Eudonet, based in Paris, develops CRM software solutions for more than 900 customers and has offices in the UK and Canada.
buyer: Quilvest Capital Strategies
Quilvest Private Equity is the private equity arm of the Quilvest Group, a leading, global, independent wealth manager and private equity investor, with a presence in Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. "
target: Eudonet
Eudonet, based in Paris, develops CRM software solutions for more than 900 customers and has offices in the UK and Canada. The company was founded in 2000 by Christophe Morizot, Bertrand de La Villegeorges, and Guillaume Bouillot.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Next Gear Solutions, acquired Luxor CRM Inc.

synopsis: Next Gear Solutions, the developers of DASH, the market-leading restoration management software, has finalized the acquisition of Luxor CRM, one of Canada’s largest web-based CRM vendors. This acquisition brings a deluxe CRM into Next Gear Solutions, allowing them to offer even more key business solutions to the restoration management industry.
buyer parent: Serent Capital
buyer: Next Gear Solutions
Next Gear Solutions is a leading provider of job management and workflow software to the construction restoration industry. Next Gear’s platform allows restoration contractors to manage all aspects of their business on one integrated platform. "
target: Luxor CRM Inc.
Luxor CRM is one of Canada’s largest web-based CRM vendors. Founded in 2000, Luxor CRM is a privately-held company, headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Luxor CRM has acquired a noted clientele across North America and abroad and has a reputation of being the most reliable and trusted CRM vendor.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Visiativ, acquired Solo Solution Autonome

synopsis: Visiativ, publisher and integrator of innovative platforms, announces the finalization of the acquisition of Solo Solution Autonome, publisher of CRM solutions marketed under the Aquarelle brand.
buyer: Visiativ (ENXTPA:ALVIV:$153.56)
Visiativ SA is a France-based company engaged in the information technology (IT) consulting and other services. The Company offers integration services for various enterprises, active in the fields of industry, retail and services. "
target: Solo Solution Autonome
Solo Solution Autonome, based in France, is a publisher of CRM solutions marketed under the Aquarelle brand.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

1C, acquired amoCRM

synopsis: Russian enterprise software major 1C announced that it has acquired a 51 per cent stake in amoCRM. amoCRM is a simple, easy-to-use Sales Management System designed to save time and money. amoCRM’s cloud service contains information for every client, all active negotiations, current contracts and future deals.
buyer: 1C
1C is a Russian corporate CRM solution provider. 1C was founded in 1991 and specializes in the development, distribution, publishing and support of computer software for business and home use. "
target: amoCRM
amoCRM is a simple, easy-to-use Sales Management System designed to save time and money. It helps users manage leads and monitor your sales pipeline in only a few clicks. amoCRM’s cloud service contains information for every client, all active negotiations, current contracts and future deals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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