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closed 6/29/2020 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, acquired Unison Inc.

synopsis: Unison, a leading provider of procurement, supply chain, and contract management software to Federal government agencies and government contractors, announced it has been acquired by global investment firm The Carlyle Group, and Unison management.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$1,544.30)
The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Unison Inc.
Unison's software suites and Insight Platform support the four types of professionals vital to the success of government missions — program managers, the acquisition workforce, financial assistance professionals, and government contractors.
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announced 5/8/2015 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners and JMI Equity have announced that they have sold their equity interest in Compusearch Software Systems, Inc to ABRY Partners. Compusearch is the leading provider of acquisition and program management software to Federal agencies, DoD program offices, and government contractors.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced media, communications, business and information services focused private equity investment firms in North America. Since its founding, ABRY has completed over $42 billion of transactions, representing investments in over 450 properties. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies.
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closed 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Allocate Software Limited, acquired 247 Time Ltd

synopsis: Allocate Software, a leading international provider of workforce optimisation software, has acquired 247 Time, a cloud-based supplier of contingent healthcare workforce software in the UK. 247 Time provides vendor management, payroll and direct engagement technology to healthcare and enterprise sectors.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Allocate Software Limited (MSWEF:$25.50)
Allocate Software is a leading international provider of workforce optimisation software to the healthcare, defense and maritime sectors. Allocate’s solutions support the operational and administrative needs of healthcare professionals in all settings as well as defense and maritime staff globally. "
target: 247 Time Ltd
247 Time is a cloud-based supplier of contingent healthcare workforce software in the UK. 247 Time provides vendor management, payroll and direct engagement technology to healthcare and enterprise sectors. Their clients include NHS trusts, care homes, councils, and facilities management companies.
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closed 3/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Advanced, acquired Science Warehouse Limited

synopsis: Advanced has acquired Science Warehouse, a British developer of cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) procurement solutions. Science Warehouse is an established provider of spend management and eMarketplace systems to over 80 customers in multiple sectors including commercial, government, higher education, NHS and social housing.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Advanced
Advanced is a provider of healthcare, enterprise, and other business solutions and services to the public and private sectors. Their healthcare portfolio includes patient care management and clinical software solutions, while its enterprise suite includes financial management, HR, payroll, and CRM. "
target parent: Mercia Technologies PLC
target: Science Warehouse Limited
Science Warehouse provides cloud-based spend management platform and e-marketplace systems designed to drive efficiencies through the source-to-settle process. They give customers control of the purchasing cycle from requisition to payment, helping them deliver cost savings and manage spending.
price ($mm)
$23
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$5
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closed 3/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mercell Holding AS, acquired Aksess Innkjøp

synopsis: Mercell, an Oslo, Norway-based company providing software for electronic submission of public tenders, announced that it acquired Aksess Innkjøp, a company that provides a cloud based solution for the public sector and their vendors, digitizing the procurement process from announcement to purchase, also based in Norway.
buyer: Mercell Holding AS
Mercell is a leading Nordic provider of eTender system and Tender Offers. Suppliers in all industries use Mercell eTender system to find tenders and contracts in the public sector. They simplify the public procurement process and makes it easy for the buyer to interact with suppliers. "
target parent: KapNord Fund
target: Aksess Innkjøp
Aksess Innkjøp, based in Bodø, provides a cloud based solution for the public sector and their vendors, digitizing the procurement process from announcement to purchase. Its solution is used by 23 municipalities and 14 government agencies in the Norwegian market.
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closed 7/29/2016 via PE Hub

Accel-KKR, acquired SciQuest, Inc.

synopsis: SciQuest, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end spend management solutions delivering value beyond savings, announced that affiliates of Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, have completed their acquisition of the Company.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $4.0 billion in capital commitments to its current funds. The firm invests in software and IT enabled businesses well-positioned for topline and bottom-line growth. "
target: SciQuest, Inc. (SQI:$106.31)
SciQuest is a leading provider of cloud-based business automation software for spend management. It provides organizations with a comprehensive suite of on-demand source-to-settle software solutions, driving cost and efficiency savings across the supply chain and improving bottom-line results.
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$486 [$349]*
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$106
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$9
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closed 2/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Proactis Holdings PLC, acquired Due North Limited

synopsis: PROACTIS, a global Spend Control and eProcurement solution provider, announced it has acquired Due North Limited, a well-respected provider of eProcurement systems, with more than 300 clients principally in the UK Public sector.
buyer: Proactis Holdings PLC (AIM:PHD:$51.76)
PROACTIS creates, sells and maintains specialist software which enables organisations to streamline, control and monitor all internal and external expenditure, other than payroll. "
target parent: Access Intelligence plc
target: Due North Limited
Due North is a well-respected provider of eProcurement systems, with more than 300 clients principally in the UK Public sector. Its clients use Due North’s hosted software to control an estimated £100 billion of spend through approximately 200,000 active suppliers.
price ($mm)
$6.56
rev ($mm)
$3
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$1
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closed 12/10/2014 via PE Hub

Periscope Holdings, Inc, acquired BidSync

synopsis: Periscope Holdings, which is backed by Parthenon Capital, has bought BidSync. BidSync is best known for its eSourcing solutions and for having the largest government bid notification system in North America, enabling suppliers and vendors to identify and respond to more bid opportunities.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Periscope Holdings, Inc
Periscope Holdings, Inc. headquartered in Austin, Texas, is the leader in purpose-based procurement. Periscope eradicates waste and maximizes the value of every dollar spent by our public sector and higher education clients with procurement transformation solutions and services. "
target: BidSync
Based in American Fork, Utah, BidSync offers a comprehensive array of SaaS-based purchasing and electronic procurement solutions for government agencies and businesses across North America.
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closed 8/18/2015 via PR Newswire

Iron Data, LLC merged with MicroPact Inc.,

synopsis: MicroPact Inc., the leader in Data-First™ Case Management and Business Process Management (BPM) software, announced that it has merged with Iron Data Solutions, Inc. The company is a leader in case management and regulatory software solutions used across 49 states and the federal government.
buyer: MicroPact Inc.
MicroPact has focused on engineering web-based, commercial off the shelf (COTS) solutions for US Government agencies and Fortune 500 corporations. Today MicroPact solutions serve 97% of federal agencies with 500 or more employees, and enjoy a 97% annual renewal rate. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Iron Data, LLC
Iron Data Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of software for human services case management, licensing and regulatory systems and is used by the Federal Government and by 49 state governments.
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closed 5/12/2011 via Company Press Release

Arlington Capital Partners, acquired Iron Data, LLC

synopsis: Thompson Street Capital Partners has announced the recapitalization of Iron Data Solutions, a Memphis-registered process efficiency software company. Iron Data offers a comprehensive suite of solutions, called Intelligent Process Management that assess, improve, manage and monitor challenging operational process issues.
buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $450 million of committed capital. They are focused on management buyout and late stage expansion equity investment opportunities. Targets are middle-market companies with enterprise values typically between $50 million and $500 million. "
target parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
target: Iron Data, LLC
Iron Data, LLC. was founded to respond to the increasing demand for cost effective business transaction software and services. Iron Data focused initially on several specific government contract opportunities to provide end-to-end front and back office data processing solutions.
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announced 3/24/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

HL Technology Group Limited, will acquire Yao Neng Developments Limited

synopsis: HL Technology, an electronics company in China, is acquiring Yao Neng Developments Limited, a company that develops an online service platform relating to smart campus and management platform systems, community and professional training platform systems, and smart city comprehensive administration services platform systems.
buyer: HL Technology Group Limited (SEHK:1087:$321.97)
HL Technology Group, specializing in the computer, consumer electronics and communication fields, is focused on providing external signal cable assembly, notebook internal signal cable assembly, power cord assembly, wire & cable, antenna for the fields of IT, telecommunication, LCD TV and more. "
target: Yao Neng Developments Limited
Yao Neng Developments Limited, through its subsidiary, develops an online service platform relating to smart campus and management platform systems, community and professional training platform systems, and smart city comprehensive administration services platform systems.
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$52
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closed 10/21/2014 via Market Wire

StoneCalibre, LLC, acquired NetPlus

synopsis: StoneCalibre announced that it has completed the acquisition of NetPlus. Through its web based software framework, they enable commercial and government customers to efficiently manage their telecom systems by providing network operations, telecom expense management and VoIP transition solutions across legacy and Unified Communications platforms.
buyer: StoneCalibre, LLC
StoneCalibre is a privately funded investment firm specializing in the acquisition of lower middle market companies. They are focused on making investments in both special situations and quality long-term capital investment opportunities. "
target parent: NetBoss Technologies, Inc.
target: NetPlus
NetPlus is a leading Telecom Infrastructure Management solutions provider for both commercial and government entities. With over 30 years of experience, NetPlus solutions are used worldwide to improve efficiency, streamline processes, and consolidate telecom and IT management.
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closed 1/31/2017 via BusinessWire

Everbridge, acquired IDV Solutions

synopsis: Everbridge, a global software company that provides critical communications and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, announced that it has acquired IDV Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of threat assessment and operational visualization software.
buyer: Everbridge (EVBG:$200.88)
Everbridge, Inc. is a global software company that provides critical communications and enterprise safety applications that enable customers to automate and accelerate the process of keeping people safe and businesses running during critical events. "
target: IDV Solutions
IDV Solutions, LLC empowers organizations to take command of risk by delivering threat assessment and command center software that is used to protect people and assets, ensure continuity of operations and create competitive advantage.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Ascend Learning, acquired E*Value

synopsis: Ascend Learning, a leading provider of technology-based educational solutions for healthcare and other vocational industries, has acquired Advanced Informatics, a software company helping healthcare education programs more efficiently manage the clinical education experience of their students through its E*Value solutions.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Ascend Learning
Ascend Learning is a leading provider of technology-based educational, curriculum and assessment solutions for healthcare and other vocational industries, and specializes in delivering higher-performance results for students and professionals. "
target: E*Value
Advanced Informatics is a software company helping healthcare education programs more efficiently manage the clinical education experience of their students. Through its E*Value® software, the company helps its clients manage class schedules, evaluations, outcomes measurement, etc.
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announced 4/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire HaCon

synopsis: Siemens, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization, is planning to acquire HaCon, a leading international provider of planning, scheduling and information systems for public transportation, mobility and logistics.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$98,261.31)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: HaCon
HaCon is a leading international provider of planning, scheduling and information systems for public transportation, mobility and logistics. The company has been a successful player in the mobility business for 30 years.
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closed 8/16/2007 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired InfoSpherix Incorporated

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has finalized its acquisition of InfoSpherix, Inc., a subsidiary of Spherix Incorporated.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target parent: Spherix Incorporated
target: InfoSpherix Incorporated
InfoSpherix designs, hosts, and operates real-time business and contact center solutions for government agencies, with a major focus on public park agencies. InfoSpherix is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spherix Incorporated, based in Beltsville, Maryland.
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$15
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closed 8/31/2006 via

Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, acquired Insite Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets and assume certain liabilities of Insite Consulting, Inc., a logistics application software company.
buyer parent: Comtech Telecommunications Corp
buyer: Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation
Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, a Germantown, Maryland-based company, is engaged in the provision of satellite-based packet data communication systems and location and messaging services through the use of advanced communication and network technology. "
target: Insite Consulting, Inc.
Insite Technologies is the developer of the geoOps(TM) Enterprise Location Monitoring System designed for DoD, Federal, State/Local and Commercial customers.
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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Prospitalia GmbH, acquired Healthlogistics.co.uk Ltd

synopsis: Prospitalia GmbH, Germany’s leading hospital group purchasing organization (GPO), has acquired Healthlogistics.co.uk Limited. Healthlogistics are eProcurement and procedure cost specialists, providing a range of services that help NHS hospitals to save money, boost revenue and improve patient safety.
buyer: Prospitalia GmbH
Prospitalia is one of the leading Group Purchasing Organisation (“GPO”) in Germany, providing procurement services to more than 900 hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country to help lower the cost of goods purchased. "
target: Healthlogistics.co.uk Ltd
Healthlogistics are eProcurement and procedure cost specialists, providing a range of services that help NHS hospitals to save money, boost revenue and improve patient safety. Healthlogistics helps clinical, procurement and financial professionals manage resources more efficiently.
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closed 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Accel-KKR, acquired Springbrook Software, Inc.

synopsis: Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused investment firm, has acquired Springbrook Software, a leading provider in fully integrated, cloud-based ERP and payments software for local government. The acquisition will deepen Springbrook's focus on providing industry-leading solutions to over 800 local governments and municipalities across North America.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $5 billion in capital commitments. The firm focuses on software and IT-enabled businesses well-positioned for topline and bottom-line growth. Accel-KKR focuses on middle-market companies and provides a broad range of capital solutions. "
target parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
target: Springbrook Software, Inc.
Springbrook Software is a leading cloud-based finance and administration software provider for local government. More than 800 cities, towns, and districts from coast to coast use Springbrook's suite of modern, high-performance solutions to manage their finances, payroll, and utility billing.
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closed 4/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Accela, Inc., acquired Springbrook Software, Inc.

synopsis: Accela, Inc., innovators of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired Springbrook Software. Based in Portland, OR, Springbrook Software provides cloud-based finance, utility, payroll and community development software to cities, towns, counties and districts.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela, Inc. provides civic engagement solutions for government. Accela's Civic Platform, which includes open APIs and mobile apps, enables and improves core processes for city, county, state and federal governments. "
target: Springbrook Software, Inc.
Based in Portland, Oregon, Springbrook Software, is a technology leader in the local government software market, providing cloud-based finance, utility, payroll and community development software to cities, towns, counties and districts.
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closed 6/29/2020 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, acquired Unison Inc.

synopsis: Unison, a leading provider of procurement, supply chain, and contract management software to Federal government agencies and government contractors, announced it has been acquired by global investment firm The Carlyle Group, and Unison management.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$1,544.30)
The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Unison Inc.
Unison's software suites and Insight Platform support the four types of professionals vital to the success of government missions — program managers, the acquisition workforce, financial assistance professionals, and government contractors.
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closed 10/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Compusearch Software Systems, Inc., acquired FedBid

synopsis: Compusearch, the leading provider of software and insight that put federal program offices, acquisition experts, and contractors on the fastest path to success, announced the completion of the acquisition of reverse auction marketplace provider FedBid, Inc.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies. "
target: FedBid
FedBid, Inc. is the industry-leading provider of reverse auction services, optimizing how businesses, governments and educational institutions buy the goods and services they need.
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closed 2/21/2017 via BNC Analysis

Compusearch Software Systems, Inc., purchased ASI Government Knowledge & Learning Products Division from ASI Government, Inc.

synopsis: Compusearch, a leading provider of software and services, has acquired the Knowledge & Learning Products Division (ASI KLP) of ASI Government, a trusted advisor to government leaders. ASI KLP is the leading provider of subscription research, information and educational services to government acquisition professionals.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies. "
seller parent: Excellere Partners
seller: ASI Government, Inc.
ASI Government Knowledge & Learning Products Division (ASI KLP) is the leading provider of subscription research, information and educational services to government acquisition professionals. ASI KLP is a division of ASI Government, a trusted advisor to government leaders.
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announced 5/8/2015 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners and JMI Equity have announced that they have sold their equity interest in Compusearch Software Systems, Inc to ABRY Partners. Compusearch is the leading provider of acquisition and program management software to Federal agencies, DoD program offices, and government contractors.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced media, communications, business and information services focused private equity investment firms in North America. Since its founding, ABRY has completed over $42 billion of transactions, representing investments in over 450 properties. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies.
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closed 1/13/2015 via PR Newswire

TopVue Defense, Inc. merged with Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.,

synopsis: Compusearch® and TopVue Defense, Inc. are pleased to announce the completion of the merger of the two companies. The combined organization will deliver TopVue's DoD-proven program management applications in conjunction with Compusearch's® PRISM™, the acquisition management system widely used by the Federal Government.
buyer parent: Arlington Capital Partners
buyer: Compusearch Software Systems, Inc.
Compusearch is the leading provider of software and services that advance commerce and collaboration among government agencies and contractors. Compusearch's PRISM™ is the contract writing system for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies. "
target: TopVue Defense, Inc.
TopVue Defense, Inc., is the leading provider of program management solutions to the federal government. TopVue provides solutions made up of software products and services expertise to support the critical data management aspects of implementing a project or program within a contractual context.
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closed 6/29/2020 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, acquired Unison Inc.

synopsis: Unison, a leading provider of procurement, supply chain, and contract management software to Federal government agencies and government contractors, announced it has been acquired by global investment firm The Carlyle Group, and Unison management.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$1,544.30)
The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Unison Inc.
Unison's software suites and Insight Platform support the four types of professionals vital to the success of government missions — program managers, the acquisition workforce, financial assistance professionals, and government contractors.
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closed 6/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Novetta Solutions, LLC, acquired WaveStrike

synopsis: Novetta, a leader in advanced analytics technology, has acquired WaveStrike, a premium provider of software engineering services to national security customers. WaveStrike provides technology solutions in the areas of cloud computing, big data analytics, service-oriented architecture (SOA), distributed computing, and web application development.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Novetta Solutions, LLC
Novetta develops disruptive technologies in data analytics, full-spectrum cyber, media analytics, and multi-INT fusion for Defense, Intelligence Community, and Federal Law Enforcement customers. They focus on advanced analytics solutions to address challenges of national and global significance. "
target: WaveStrike
WaveStrike is a premium provider of software engineering services to national security customers. WaveStrike provides technology solutions in the areas of cloud computing, big data analytics, service-oriented architecture (SOA), distributed computing, and web application development.
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closed 6/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Keysight Technologies, acquired Eggplant Software

synopsis: Keysight Technologies, Inc. a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, and Eggplant, the digital automation intelligence specialist, announced that Keysight has completed the acquisition of Eggplant from The Carlyle Group.
buyer: Keysight Technologies (KEYS:$4,197.00)
Keysight Technologies, Inc. is a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight's solutions optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Eggplant Software
Eggplant provides user-centric, Digital Automation Intelligence solutions that enhance the quality and performance of the digital experience. Eggplant enables organizations to test, monitor, analyze, and report on the quality of software applications across different interfaces, and platforms.
price ($mm)
$330
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$38
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closed 5/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Net Health, acquired Tissue Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: Net Health has acquired Tissue Analytics, a pioneering developer of automated mobile wound and skin imaging and predictive analytics solutions. The acquisition expands Net Health's leadership position within the wound care market and will accelerate the delivery of next generation wound care technology solutions, including predictive analytics.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Net Health
Net Health provides cloud-based software for specialty medical providers across the continuum of healthcare—from hospital to home. Net Health's interoperable Electronic Health Records deliver end-to-end solutions that ensure compliance, improve outcomes, empower providers, and inspire care. "
target: Tissue Analytics, Inc.
Tissue Analytics develops AI-powered software solutions that serve clinicians, industry, payer, and research stakeholders in various therapy areas. The platform uses machine learning and computer vision to optimize documentation workflows and improve the quality of electronic medical records data.
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closed 4/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Align Technology, Inc., acquired exocad GmbH

synopsis: Align Technology, a manufacturer of 3D digital scanners and clear aligners used in orthodontics, has acquired exocad, a global leader in the dental CAD/CAM software market. Exocad offers fully integrated workflows to dental labs and dental practices via a broad customer base of partners, and resellers in over 150 countries.
buyer: Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN:$2,406.80)
Align Technology is a manufacturer of 3D digital scanners and clear aligners used in orthodontics. Align Technology designs and manufactures the Invisalign® system, the most advanced clear aligner system in the world, and iTero® intraoral scanners and services. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: exocad GmbH
exocad Global Holdings GmbH is a global leader in the dental CAD/CAM software market and offers fully integrated workflows to dental labs and dental practices via a broad customer base of partners, and resellers in over 150 countries. They are based in Germany.
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closed 1/27/2020 via Company Press Release

Dept Agency, acquired Hinderling Volkart

synopsis: Hinderling Volkart, the leading Swiss digital agency, joins Dept, the globally expanding digital agency headquartered in Amsterdam with immediate effect. Hinderling Volkart is an award-winning digital agency in Switzerland with around 60 people in the fields of strategy, design and technology.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Dept Agency
Dept is an international digital agency, headquartered in Amsterdam. The agency unites creativity, technology and data to help clients reinvent and accelerate their digital reality. Their teams comprise of experts in creative, digital, marketing and commerce. "
target: Hinderling Volkart
Hinderling Volkart is an award-winning digital agency in Switzerland with around 60 people in the fields of strategy, design and technology. Hinderling Volkart is creates outstanding web experiences, business portals, corporate platforms and digital products.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., acquired G&E Software

synopsis: Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits, and integrated business solutions, has acquired G&E Enterprises, a software-as-a-service company for the construction and property loss industries. G&E Enterprises' Time and Management Pro is a premier billing and data management system for insurance restoration contracting.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits, and integrated business solutions. Sedgwick provides a broad range of resources tailored to its clients' specific needs in casualty, property, marine, benefits, and other lines. "
target: G&E Software
G&E Software is a software-as-a-service company tailored to meet the specific needs of the construction and property loss industries. The company's industry-leading Time and Management Pro Suite delivers accurate, consistent, and transparent estimates and billing packages for its clients.
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closed 2/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, acquired Dept Agency

synopsis: Global investment firm The Carlyle Group closed the majority stake investment in digital agency Dept. Dept delivers end-to-end digital experiences for brands worldwide through an integrated team that combines expertise in creativity, technology and data.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$1,544.30)
The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. "
target: Dept Agency
Dept is an international digital agency, headquartered in Amsterdam. The agency unites creativity, technology and data to help clients reinvent and accelerate their digital reality. Their teams comprise of experts in creative, digital, marketing and commerce.
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closed 4/23/2020 via PE Hub

Apax Partners, acquired Coalfire Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Coalfire, a provider of cybersecurity advisory and assessment services, announced that its acquisition by Funds advised by Apax Partners has been finalized. Coalfire is a cybersecurity advisor that helps private and public-sector organizations avert threats, close gaps, and effectively manage risk.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Coalfire Systems, Inc.
Coalfire is a cybersecurity advisor that helps private and public-sector organizations avert threats, close gaps, and effectively manage risk. With services that cover all aspects of cybersecurity, Coalfire helps clients understand risk and empowers them to manage it effectively.
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

ProKarma Inc., acquired Yotabites Consulting LLC

synopsis: ProKarma, the experience engineering firm, has acquired Yotabites, a boutique big data consultancy. Yotabites is a trusted advisor for building specialized solutions that help clients fully maximize the use of information across digital, analog, historical, cloud, and on-premise data sources.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: ProKarma Inc.
ProKarma (PK) is an experience engineering firm. Together with the world’s most customer-obsessed companies, PK combines great design and strong tech to build pioneering experiences that accelerate outcomes for customers, partners, and employees. "
target: Yotabites Consulting LLC
Yotabites helps companies discover and integrate new big data sources and unlock business value from big data. The company specializes in building and managing scalable big data platforms as well as developing big data products and solutions.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BusinessWire

Workforce Logiq, acquired ENGAGE Talent

synopsis: Workforce Logiq, a global provider of workforce management software and services to large corporations, has acquired predictive analytics and AI software company ENGAGE Talent. The acquisition equips Workforce Logiq customers with proprietary benchmarks and real-time intelligence to find, engage, hire, and retain the top candidates in the market.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Workforce Logiq
Workforce Logiq is a leader in workforce management intelligence, technology, and expertise. They provide expert guidance, real-time analytics, and patented & patent-pending technologies, including Managed Service Provider, Vendor Management System, and Recruitment Process Outsourcing solutions. "
target: ENGAGE Talent
ENGAGE Talent offers the first Total Talent Intelligence platform for companies that recognize the impact of people on business performance. ENGAGE uses AI predictive models with data from 40,000 external sources to deliver the most holistic and validated talent intelligence worldwide.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Carlyle Group, acquired IsoMetrix

synopsis: The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, announced that its $698 million Carlyle Africa (Buyout) Fund had acquired South Africa-headquartered IsoMetrix, a leading supplier of integrated software for governance, risk, and compliance. IsoMetrix boasts powerful, configurable dashboards for state-of-the-art Business Intelligence.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$1,544.30)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $210 billion of assets under management across 335 investment vehicles. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target: IsoMetrix
IsoMetrix is a leading supplier of integrated software for governance, risk, and compliance. IsoMetrix boasts powerful, configurable dashboards for state-of-the-art Business Intelligence.
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closed 8/5/2019 via PR Newswire

ProKarma Inc., acquired Connective DX

synopsis: ProKarma,a global digital services company that helps organizations build the vision and the tools to run the future, announced the strategic acquisition of Connective DX, a digital experience agency focused on helping organizations embrace the power of digital, align around the customer, and take control of their digital future.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: ProKarma Inc.
ProKarma is a global digital services company that helps organizations build the vision and the tools to run the future. With expertise in strategy, technology and operations, ProKarma delivers design-engineered solutions that escalate growth for the world's largest companies. "
target: Connective DX
Connective DX is a digital experience agency focused on helping organizations embrace the power of digital, align around the customer, and take control of their digital future. The agency serves clients globally with services that span digital experience strategy, experience design and technology.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Prima Solutions, acquired OOliba NV

synopsis: Prima Solutions, provider of the Prima Insure™ software platform for the insurance sector, is continuing its growth strategy with the acquisition of Belgian company Ooliba, which specializes in actuarial solutions and regulatory compliance. Ooliba is a comprehensive and modular Solvency II software solution.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Prima Solutions
Prima Solutions provides P&C and L&H insurers the Prima Insure™ software platform to become a leader in insurance innovation. 100% web enabled, multilingual and delivered via SaaS mode, its addresses the entire life cycle of an insurance policy. "
target: OOliba NV
Ooliba is a Belgian company which specializes in actuarial solutions and regulatory compliance. Ooliba is a comprehensive and modular Solvency II software solution fully addressing the Solvency II quantitative needs of insurers, reinsurers and captives.
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announced 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

3i Group Plc, will acquire Evernex

synopsis: 3i Group plc, UK's leading international investment manager focused on mid-market private equity and infrastructure, will acquire Evernex, a French a global, independent IT Life Services company that offers end-to-end data center maintenance service that allows clients to extend the life of their IT assets.
buyer: 3i Group Plc (TGOPF:$403.39)
Headquartered in Great Britain, 3i is a leading international investment manager focused on mid-market private equity and infrastructure. Its core investment markets are northern Europe and North America. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Evernex
Headquartered in France, Evernex is a global, independent IT Life Services company with over 35 years of multi-vendor hardware experience. They offer end-to-end data center maintenance service that allows clients to extend the life of their IT assets.
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$220
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0.0x
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announced 7/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Net Health, will acquire Optima Healthcare Solutions

synopsis: Net Health, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for specialized outpatient care, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Optima Healthcare Solutions, the premier provider of cloud-based electronic medical record software for contract therapy companies, assisted living facilities and outpatient therapy clinics.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Net Health
Net Health is the leader in software solutions for specialized outpatient care. Their fully interoperable EHR solutions serve 5 medical specialty markets and offer clients an end-to-end solution that includes practice management tools, workflow documentation, revenue cycle management, and analytics."
target parent: Alpine Investors, LP
target: Optima Healthcare Solutions
Optima Healthcare Solutions provides cloud-based solutions for post-acute care providers, including contract therapy companies, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, continuing care retirement communities, outpatient therapy clinics and hospices.
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closed 7/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Mediatec Group, acquired Twentyfourseven

synopsis: Mediatec, a Live Events Company of NEP Group and one of the largest audio-visual technology companies in Europe, has acquired Twentyfourseven, a corporate media services provider based in Scandinavia with offices in Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Mediatec Group
Mediatec is one of Europe's largest providers of integrated technical solutions for event and television productions. Headquartered in Sweden, the company has offices in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. "
target: Twentyfourseven
Twentyfourseven is a corporate media services provider based in Scandinavia. Twentyfourseven serves moving media clients in the corporate, sports, TV, film and entertainment markets with expertise in the areas of TV production and corporate media.
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closed 7/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Creative Technology, acquired Ion Solutions EMEA Ltd

synopsis: Creative Technology Group (CT), a Live Events Company of NEP Group and worldwide specialist in audio visual equipment and bespoke staging solutions, announced that it has acquired Ion Solutions, a leading provider of professional audio visual and broadcast technology systems in Ireland.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Creative Technology
Creative Technology (CT), an NEP Live Events Company, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of specialist Audio Visual equipment to the corporate, exhibitions, sport and entertainment industries. "
target: Ion Solutions EMEA Ltd
Ion Solutions is a leading provider of professional audio visual and broadcast technology systems in Ireland. Ion Solutions specializes in the creative and technical delivery of indoor and outdoor live events, conferences and exhibitions.
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announced 6/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Carlyle Group, Ithaca Holdings LLC, will acquire Big Machine Label Group

synopsis: Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings has agreed to acquire Scott Borchetta’s Big Machine Label Group in a blockbuster deal backed by the Carlyle Group. Led by Founder, President and CEO Scott Borchetta, the Big Machine Label Group is a record label group that encompasses Big Machine Records, The Valory Music Co., BMLG Records, and more.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$1,544.30)
buyer: Ithaca Holdings LLC
Ithaca Holdings is a media holding company led by SB Projects founder Scooter Braun. SB Projects is a diversified entertainment and media company. The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $210 billion of assets under management across 335 investment vehicles. "
target: Big Machine Label Group
Led by Founder, President and CEO Scott Borchetta, the Big Machine Label Group is a record label group that encompasses Big Machine Records, The Valory Music Co., BMLG Records, Big Machine Records/John Varvatos Records and publishing company Big Machine Music.
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$300
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closed 6/26/2019 via PR Newswire

ProKarma Inc., acquired Vanick Digital

synopsis: ProKarma, a global digital services company, has acquired the Vanick Group, a multi-faceted digital transformation business. Vanick Group is known for API strategy and services driving digital transformation and business growth. Its Fifty Seven Pounds and Totus brands are leaders in Martech stack integration & Multi-Channel marketing communication.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: ProKarma Inc.
ProKarma is a global digital services company that helps organizations build the vision and the tools to run the future. With expertise in strategy, technology and operations, ProKarma delivers design-engineered solutions that escalate growth for the world's largest companies. "
target: Vanick Digital
Vanick Digital provides expertise in API strategy, custom development, multi-channel marketing communication, and Martech stack integration services. Its Fifty Seven Pounds and Totus brands are leaders in Martech stack integration & Multi-Channel marketing communication respectively.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

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

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

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

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

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

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

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

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
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$96
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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
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$34
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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$55
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: ASX:CGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Citadel Group Limited
Citadel Group Limited
Citadel is a leading Australian technology and software company that specialise in secure enterprise information management in complex environments. Citadel provides secure information to support real-time decisions across the Health, National Security and Defence industries.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$73.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.86
EBIT ($mm)
$8.04
Net Income ($mm)
$4.10
Employees
180
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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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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,833.48
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$843.19
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,913.85
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$501.89
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,544.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.20
EBIT ($mm)
$293.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,081.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$857.00
EBIT ($mm)
$822.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,277.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$865.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$36.16
Employees
0
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$670.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$215.55
EBIT ($mm)
$199.55
Net Income ($mm)
$178.52
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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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: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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