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closed 5/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kollective Ventures, acquired Paktor

synopsis: Singapore-based advisory firm Kollective Ventures has completed its acquisition of Asian dating and networking app operator Paktor Group from Taiwan’s M17 Entertainment. The deal marks Kollective’s first foray into full buyouts, extending beyond minority equity investments.
buyer: Kollective Ventures
Kollective Ventures is a capital advisory and investment firm. They have raised funds for and/or invested in top technology companies and venture capital funds including SpaceX, M17 Group, Coffee Meets Bagel, Vertex Ventures and Monks Hill Ventures to name a few. "
target parent: M17 Entertainment Limited
target: Paktor
Paktor is the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together. Paktor emphasizes anonymity, locality, and usability for users. They find out who users like nearby and connect users with them.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Paktor, acquired Goodnight

synopsis: Paktor, the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together, has acquired Goodnight, the number one voice dating and social app in Taiwan that allows you to call someone during the evening hours. They have over 500,000 users.
buyer: Paktor
Paktor is the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together. Paktor emphasizes anonymity, locality, and usability for users. They find out who users like nearby and connect users with them. "
target: Goodnight
Goodnight is the number one voice dating and social app in Taiwan that allows you to call someone during the evening hours. They have over 500,000 users.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Paktor, acquired Groopify

synopsis: Paktor, the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together, has acquired Groopify, a leading social discovery platform that enables groups of friends to match up with compatible groups nearby and get curated recommendations of places/venues to meet at and cool things to do as a group.
buyer: Paktor
Paktor is the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together. Paktor emphasizes anonymity, locality, and usability for users. They find out who users like nearby and connect users with them. "
target: Groopify
Based in Madrid, Groopify is a leading social discovery platform that enables groups of friends to match up with compatible groups nearby and get curated recommendations of places/venues to meet at and cool things to do as a group.
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closed 1/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Paktor, acquired Down

synopsis: The Singaporean dating app Paktor has acquired Down, a San Francisco-based online dating company that brought sex to the forefront of its sales pitch.
buyer: Paktor
Paktor is the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together. Paktor emphasizes anonymity, locality, and usability for users. They find out who users like nearby and connect users with them. "
target: Down
Down is a San Francisco-based online dating company that brought sex to the forefront of its sales pitch. Down uses social apps to help people strengthen relationships in the offline world through honest interactions.
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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Parship Elite Group, acquired eHarmony

synopsis: The NuCom Group and its porfolio company Parship Elite Group, the leading provider of online matchmaking services in Germany and Europe, are acquiring 100% of eharmony. eharmony is the creator of the segment and one of the leading matchmaking platforms in the US. NuCom Group is an investment portfolio of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: Parship Elite Group
The PARSHIP ELITE Group is the leading provider of online matchmaking services in Germany and Europe. The well-known international brands Parship and ElitePartner belong to the group. Both services use scientific methods to successfully support singles in finding happy long-term relationships. "
target: eHarmony
eharmony helps people find meaningful relationships that enrich their lives. Founded in 2000, eharmony is a pioneer in using algorithms to create highly compatible relationships based on key dimensions of personality that predict the most compatible, highly successful, long-term relationships.
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closed 10/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Jafco Co., Ltd., acquired Omicale Inc.

synopsis: JAFCO Co., Ltd. has announced that it has acquired the entire stake in Omicale Inc.(based in Okayama Prefecture). Omicale is a portal site for "marriage hunting" and matchmaking parties. Omicale has established itself as a leading portal providing information on over 30,000 "marriage hunting" and matchmaking parties for more than 150,000 members.
buyer: Jafco Co., Ltd.
JAFCO operates a series of funds to channel risk capital to start-ups in Japan, US, China, Taiwan, Korea, India, and Singapore. Targeting high-potential companies with innovative and creative management strategies, "
target: Omicale Inc.
Based in Japan, Omicale is a portal site for "marriage hunting" and matchmaking parties. Omicale has established itself as a leading portal providing information on over 30,000 "marriage hunting" and matchmaking parties for more than 150,000 members.
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closed 10/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Elite Singles, acquired Attractive World

synopsis: EliteSingles owner Affinitas GmbH has announced the acquisition of French dating brand Attractive World. Launched in 2007, Attractive World is a relationship-focused dating site that utilises a peer-approved signup process, where only one in three applications are accepted by the community.
buyer parent: Affinitas DE GmbH
buyer: Elite Singles
EliteSingles is a partnership service designed and dedicated to help American singles looking for long-term commitment. Their intelligent matchmaking delivers compatible partner suggestions in line with personal search preferences. "
target: Attractive World
Launched in 2007, Attractive World is a relationship-focused dating site that utilises a peer-approved signup process, where only one in three applications are accepted by the community.
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closed 3/19/2014 via PR Web

PositiveSingles.com, acquired PositivesDating.com

synopsis: PositiveSingles.com, the online dating website for people who live with Herpes, HIV, HPV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD), has announced that it has acquired the prominent STD dating website PositivesDating.com.
buyer: PositiveSingles.com
As the largest and most trusted online dating site for people living with Herpes, HPV, HIV / AIDS, Hepatitis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis and other STDs, PositiveSingles.com is completely anonymous and cares about members’ privacy more than other sites. "
target: PositivesDating.com
PositivesDating.com is an online STD dating site and was launched in 2004 in U.S and had a history of almost ten years. Most members are from European countries and they joined in order to find new friends, soul mates or a match.
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closed 7/18/2011 via PR Newswire

FriendFinder Networks, Inc., acquired PerfectMatch.com

synopsis: FriendFinder Networks Inc., a leading internet and technology company providing services in the rapidly expanding markets of social networking and web-based video sharing, announced the acquisition of PerfectMatch.com, a leading online relationship service helping adults seeking successful, lasting connections.
buyer: FriendFinder Networks, Inc. (FFN:$346.00)
FriendFinder Networks Inc. is an internet-based social networking and technology company operating several of the most heavily visited websites in the world, including AdultFriendFinder.com, Amigos.com, AsiaFriendFinder.com, Cams.com, FriendFinder.com, BigChurch.com and SeniorFriendFinder.com. "
target: PerfectMatch.com
PerfectMatch.com is a leading online relationship service helping adults seeking successful, lasting connections. Unlike other dating sites, PerfectMatch uses its Duet® Compatibility System to find highly compatible matches and provides powerful search tools.
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$2.55
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closed 2/1/2007 via PR Newswire

Spark Networks plc, acquired HurryDate

synopsis: Spark Networks plc, one of the largest providers of online personals services in the United States, has acquired the assets of HurryDate, a leading online personals and singles events company.
buyer: Spark Networks plc (AMEX:LOV:$109.22)
As a leading provider of online personals services in the United States and internationally, Spark Networks helps people make connections and foster relationships. Our specialized Web sites aim to provide a safe and friendly meeting point for millions of singles each year. "
target: HurryDate
HurryDate is a fun new way to meet people. We bring together tons of singles, a cool bar, lots of drinks and a wild, anything-goes vibe to make each HurryDate party a total head-spinning blast. It's a great way to meet lots of new people, while avoiding the agonizing four-hour blind date gone bad.
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closed 5/8/2006 via PR Newswire

MingleMatch, Inc., acquired LdsSingles.com

synopsis: Spark Networks plc, a leading provider of online personals services, announced today that its subsidiary, MingleMatch(TM), Inc., has acquired the LDSSingles (http://www.ldssingles.com) business through an asset purchase.
buyer parent: Spark Networks plc
buyer: MingleMatch, Inc.
MingleMatch, Inc. manages and maintains demographically targeted singles communities online. With more than 20 niche online dating sites, over one million profiles of single men and women have been submitted. "
target: LdsSingles.com
Launched in 1996, LDSSingles was one of the first online personals communities and has grown to become one of the leading providers of online personals for the single Latter-day Saints community.
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closed 5/8/2006 via Company Press Release

Associated Newspapers, acquired Allegran Limited

synopsis: Associated Newspapers, the national newspaper division of DMGT, announces that it has recently made two online acquisitions. Allegran has been acquired which operates a portfolio of dating web sites, catering for different segments within the UK market.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Associated Newspapers
Associated is the publisher of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, the Evening Standard, Metro, Ireland on Sunday and Loot. It is also responsible for overseeing and developing the Group’s consumer internet properties. "
target: Allegran Limited
Allegran Limited is the UK's leading online dating business. Allegran currently operate 5 web sites: LoopyLove.com, GirlsDateForFree.com, Pocado.com, DreamsDiscovered.com and DatingForParents.com.
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closed 5/23/2005 via PR Newswire

Spark Networks plc, acquired MingleMatch, Inc.

synopsis: Spark Networks plc, a leading provider of online personals services, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of MingleMatch, Inc., a company that operates religious, ethnic, special interest and geographically targeted online singles communities.
buyer: Spark Networks plc (AMEX:LOV:$109.22)
As a leading provider of online personals services in the United States and internationally, Spark Networks helps people make connections and foster relationships. Our specialized Web sites aim to provide a safe and friendly meeting point for millions of singles each year. "
target: MingleMatch, Inc.
MingleMatch, Inc. manages and maintains demographically targeted singles communities online. With more than 20 niche online dating sites, over one million profiles of single men and women have been submitted.
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closed 11/20/2019 via GlobeNewswire

The Delic, acquired Reality Sandwich

synopsis: The Delic (Delic Corp) , the first-ever psychedelics corporation that specializes in education, content and events about psychoactive compounds, announced the acquisition of psychedelic legacy site Reality Sandwich. Reality Sandwich serves the most up to date information on psychedelic science, art, culture, news and substances.
buyer: The Delic
Delic Corp is the first-ever psychedelics corporation that specializes in education, content and events about psychoactive compounds. DELIC is a sophisticated media platform for experienced, cultured psychedelic enthusiasts. "
target: Reality Sandwich
Reality Sandwich serves the most up to date information on psychedelic science, art, culture, news and substances. Knowledge is power, have a bite! Reality Sandwich gathers the world’s most curious and informed minds to bring fresh and insightful and info on all topics psychedelic.
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closed 6/20/2018 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired Hinge

synopsis: Match Group Inc. announced that it has acquired a 51% ownership stake in Hinge, the New York City-based relationship app. Match Group has the right to acquire all the remaining shares of Hinge within the next 12 months.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Match Group is a leading provider of dating products. They operate a portfolio of brands, including Tinder, Match, PlentyOfFish, OkCupid, OurTime, Meetic, and Pairs, each designed to increase their users' likelihood of finding a meaningful connection. "
target: Hinge
Hinge is the dating app for meaningful, lasting connections among millennials. Hinge, headquartered in New York City, is now the #1 mobile-first dating app mentioned in the NY Times Wedding section. It is available in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and India.
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announced 2/23/2018 via PR Newswire

Momo Inc., will acquire Tantan Limited

synopsis: Momo Inc., a leading mobile social networking platform in China, will acquire Tantan Limited, a social and dating mobile app in China for the young generation. Tantan helps users find romantic connections and meet interesting people. The app allows users to browse various profiles according to their location, distance, and gender preferences.
buyer: Momo Inc. (MOMO:$1,178.03)
Momo is a leading mobile social networking platform in China. Momo enables users to connect with each other and expand relationships from online to offline. Users can maintain and strengthen their relationships through private and group communication tools, content creation and sharing functions. "
target: Tantan Limited
Founded in 2015, Tantan is a leading social and dating mobile app in China for the young generation. Tantan helps users find romantic connections and meet interesting people. Tantan allows users to browse various profiles according to their location, distance, and gender preferences.
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closed 5/17/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Northsight Capital, Inc, merged with Crush Mobile Apps, LLC

synopsis: Northsight Capital Inc. has completed its acquisition of Crush Mobile, LLC. Crush Mobile has developed a group of dating sites with a presence in the Latino, Israeli and African American communities. Crush Mobile revolutionizes the way millennials connect for long-term dating by uniting them based on demographics.
buyer: Northsight Capital, Inc (OTCPK:NCAP:$0.02)
Northsight Capital, Inc. is comprised of a portfolio of marijuana-related websites that are being developed and operated by the company. The company intends to provide its audience with a means to stay informed on the industry's most cutting edge marijuana-related innovations and legislation. "
target: Crush Mobile Apps, LLC
Crush Mobile revolutionizes the way millennials connect for long-term dating by uniting them based on demographics. Crush Mobile helps singles find love through demographically targeted apps for iPhone and Android for specific audiences such as Jewish, Latino and African American.
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closed 5/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kollective Ventures, acquired Paktor

synopsis: Singapore-based advisory firm Kollective Ventures has completed its acquisition of Asian dating and networking app operator Paktor Group from Taiwan’s M17 Entertainment. The deal marks Kollective’s first foray into full buyouts, extending beyond minority equity investments.
buyer: Kollective Ventures
Kollective Ventures is a capital advisory and investment firm. They have raised funds for and/or invested in top technology companies and venture capital funds including SpaceX, M17 Group, Coffee Meets Bagel, Vertex Ventures and Monks Hill Ventures to name a few. "
target parent: M17 Entertainment Limited
target: Paktor
Paktor is the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together. Paktor emphasizes anonymity, locality, and usability for users. They find out who users like nearby and connect users with them.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Paktor, acquired Goodnight

synopsis: Paktor, the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together, has acquired Goodnight, the number one voice dating and social app in Taiwan that allows you to call someone during the evening hours. They have over 500,000 users.
buyer: Paktor
Paktor is the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together. Paktor emphasizes anonymity, locality, and usability for users. They find out who users like nearby and connect users with them. "
target: Goodnight
Goodnight is the number one voice dating and social app in Taiwan that allows you to call someone during the evening hours. They have over 500,000 users.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Paktor, acquired Groopify

synopsis: Paktor, the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together, has acquired Groopify, a leading social discovery platform that enables groups of friends to match up with compatible groups nearby and get curated recommendations of places/venues to meet at and cool things to do as a group.
buyer: Paktor
Paktor is the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together. Paktor emphasizes anonymity, locality, and usability for users. They find out who users like nearby and connect users with them. "
target: Groopify
Based in Madrid, Groopify is a leading social discovery platform that enables groups of friends to match up with compatible groups nearby and get curated recommendations of places/venues to meet at and cool things to do as a group.
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closed 1/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Paktor, acquired Down

synopsis: The Singaporean dating app Paktor has acquired Down, a San Francisco-based online dating company that brought sex to the forefront of its sales pitch.
buyer: Paktor
Paktor is the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together. Paktor emphasizes anonymity, locality, and usability for users. They find out who users like nearby and connect users with them. "
target: Down
Down is a San Francisco-based online dating company that brought sex to the forefront of its sales pitch. Down uses social apps to help people strengthen relationships in the offline world through honest interactions.
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closed 5/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kollective Ventures, acquired Paktor

synopsis: Singapore-based advisory firm Kollective Ventures has completed its acquisition of Asian dating and networking app operator Paktor Group from Taiwan’s M17 Entertainment. The deal marks Kollective’s first foray into full buyouts, extending beyond minority equity investments.
buyer: Kollective Ventures
Kollective Ventures is a capital advisory and investment firm. They have raised funds for and/or invested in top technology companies and venture capital funds including SpaceX, M17 Group, Coffee Meets Bagel, Vertex Ventures and Monks Hill Ventures to name a few. "
target parent: M17 Entertainment Limited
target: Paktor
Paktor is the leading Asian social networking platform that's dedicated to bring singles together. Paktor emphasizes anonymity, locality, and usability for users. They find out who users like nearby and connect users with them.
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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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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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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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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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)
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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)
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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
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$244.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.78
EBIT ($mm)
$204.62
Net Income ($mm)
$119.37
Employees
0
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Ticker: WSE:MCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MCI Management SA
MCI Management SA
MCI Management SA is a private equity firm that implements early stage, growth stage and expansion/buy-out stage investments in CEE Region, Germany and Austria (DACH), in former Soviet Republics countries (CIS – Commonwealth of Independent States) and Turkey.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.43
EBIT ($mm)
$37.39
Net Income ($mm)
$33.77
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Ticker: DB:GSJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
German Startups Group
German Startups Group
German Startups Group, a Berlin-based investment company and venture capital provider for Germany’s flourishing startup scene, finances young growth companies and also supports their set-up, funding acquisition, development.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.90
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.07)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: XTRA:A7A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FinLab AG
FinLab AG is one of the first and largest company builders and investors focused on the Financial Services Technologies ("fintech") sector. FinLab focuses on developing German fintech start-ups and providing venture capital for their financial needs.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.79
EBIT ($mm)
$0.76
Net Income ($mm)
$21.88
Employees
0
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Ticker: JASDAQ:8462
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Future Venture Capital Co., Ltd.
Future Venture Capital Co., Ltd.
Future Venture Capital is a venture capital firm that focuses on investing in companies operating in the information technology, healthcare, manufacturing and automobile sectors. The firm is based in Kyoto, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.95)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: RAND
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rand Capital Corporation
Rand Capital provides investors the ability to participate in venture capital opportunities through an investment in the Company’s stock. They invest in growth businesses with unique product, service or technology concepts.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.33)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.36)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: WSE:SKL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Skyline Investment SA
Skyline Investment SA
Skyline Investment is a Polish investment group, founded in 1997, specialised in PE/VC investments as well as in financial advisory services. Their capital group, being formed at present of 7 entities, develops continuously to provide our clients with comprehensive investment and advisory services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.65)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.36
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:CH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Urban Select Capital Corporation
Urban Select Capital Corporation is a TSX Venture Exchange listed investment issuer focused on investing growth capital into private and public companies in a broad range of sectors including consumer retail services, healthcare services, entertainment, media, art and leisure companies and fashion.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.32)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: WSE:BPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna
Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna
Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna, formerly Carbon Invest S.A, is a venture capital firm specializing in start-up and early stage investments. The firm typically invests in companies domiciled in Poland and operating across all sectors.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.06)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: RHCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Readen Holding Corp.
Readen Holding Corp is an investor, venture capital organisation and shareholder of companies operating in different industries. Readen Holding Corp has access to an extensive, influential and loyal network of business relations and investors.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.02)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: TSXV:STU.P
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SouthTech Capital Corporation
SouthTech Capital Corporation is a capital pool company. SouthTech Capital Corporation was incorporated in 2011 and based in Calgary, Canada.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.03)
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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.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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Ticker: BIT:FARM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
H-Farm S.p.A.
H-FARM is a public company that supports the creation of new business models and the digital transformation and education of people and enterprises. Founded in 2005, it was the first company in the world to establish a model that includes education, investment and consultancy services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$60.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.54)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:DATI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Asset Monetary Network, Inc.
Digital Asset Monetary Network, Inc.
Digital Asset Monetary Network (DigitalAMN) is a Public Accelerator-Incubator (PAI) that adds niche opportunities to both the microcap and startup communities. As a PAI, DigitalAMN develops and acquires innovations that solve problems through digital platforms and other electronic applications.
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2019
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0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,733.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,096.97
Employees
0
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