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closed 4/18/2006 via Company Press Release

United Communications Group L.P., acquired LoanToolbox

synopsis: UCG, one of the nation's leading providers of business information, tools and guidance for over two million professionals worldwide, has acquired LoanToolbox, a fast-growing provider of educational and marketing tools for mortgage originators.
buyer: United Communications Group L.P.
Based in Rockville, MD, UCG produces hundreds of products to the various industries it serves. UCG has 1,000 employees in seven states. The privately held company was recently named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the great places to work in the nation's Capital. "
target: LoanToolbox
LoanToolbox is the leading provider of training and marketing solutions for the Mortgage Loan industry. LoanToolbox’s exclusive online community offers an Internet-based solution that combines interactive content aligned with the business needs and objectives.
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closed 3/31/2005 via PR Newswire

BAI, acquired Bankers Training & Consulting Company

synopsis: BAI, a leading professional services organization in the financial services industry, announced that it has purchased Bankers Training & Consulting Company, the financial services division of PRIMEDIA Inc.'s PRM Workplace Learning Division.
buyer: BAI
BAI is the financial services industry’s leading professional organization focused on enhancing employee and organizational performance. Through ground-breaking research and an award-winning magazine, Banking Strategies, BAI provides the latest insights on complex, strategic issues in financial ser "
target parent: Primedia, Inc.
target: Bankers Training & Consulting Company
Bankers Training is a leading provider of technology-based learning solutions that create value for its customers and alliance partners.
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closed 3/20/2013 via BusinessWire

NewDay USA, acquired Abacus Mortgage Training and Education

synopsis: Chrysalis Holdings, LLC has acquired the intellectual assets of Abacus Mortgage Training and Education, a privately held company that is a leading provider of NMLS-approved loan officer training and education for mortgage originators. The company will join NewDay USA.
buyer parent: Chrysalis Holdings, LLC
buyer: NewDay USA
NewDay USA is a nationwide VA, FHA and reverse mortgage lender. The company focuses on helping active military personnel, veterans and their families, and the nation’s seniors achieve their financial and housing goals. "
target: Abacus Mortgage Training and Education
Abacus Mortgage Training & Education has established a reputation for exciting and cutting edge education and training that will keep mortgage originators up to date with regulatory changes and vital sales strategies to help guide them to success in the new era of lending.
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closed 3/12/2008 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired TrainingPro

synopsis: The Riverside Company has completed its latest training company acquisition: TrainingPro, a leader in mortgage pre-licensing and continuing-education services for mortgage professionals. TrainingPro now becomes an add-on acquisition to TrainCo, Riverside’s holding company for multi-industry professional training providers.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is the largest global private equity firm focused on the smaller end of the middle market and is one of the industry's most experienced leveraged buyout investors. Riverside specializes in investing in companies with enterprise values of less than $150 million. "
target: TrainingPro
TrainingPro is committed to providing superior educational programs and services to mortgage professionals nationwide. TrainingPro’s powerful training platform has been strategically developed using proven innovative technology to provide cutting-edge training programs.
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closed 4/9/2013 via PR Web

Greybull Stewardship, acquired Real Estate Institute

synopsis: Greybull Stewardship announces the acquisition of Real Estate Institute and its sister company, Bookmark Education. Real Estate Institute has been a leader in Illinois providing high quality online, classroom, and independent study programs for professional licensees.
buyer: Greybull Stewardship
Greybull Stewardship is an investment fund. It is building a portfolio of outstanding businesses and managers; providing stable and non-distracting ownership; and allowing the financial performance and competitive advantages of those businesses to grow over time. "
target: Real Estate Institute
Real Estate Institute offers online, classroom, and independent study programs for professional licensees in real estate, insurance, mortgage brokerage and lending, law and accounting professionals.
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closed 5/20/2013 via PR Web

Indecomm Global Services, acquired Mortgage U, Inc.

synopsis: Indecomm Global Services, a leader in business process outsourcing and learning solutions, has acquired the assets of Mortgage U, Inc., a recognized leader in mortgage training. The acquisition will allow Indecomm to expand its learning and mortgage training offerings as well as its total compliance support and consulting.
buyer: Indecomm Global Services
Indecomm Global Services offers consulting, outsourcing, learning, and technology solutions Its title and settlement services platform-based solutions include title search and typing through iTitleHub™, post-closing through Dynamic Doc Hub™, and eRecording through InteleDoc Direct™ . "
target: Mortgage U, Inc.
Mortgage U, Inc. is a recognized leader in mortgage training. Mortgage U's Health Check enables companies to measure and monitor their policies and procedures. Mortgage U also offers state-of-the-art policy and procedure manuals, which have become industry standards.
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closed 4/18/2006 via Company Press Release

United Communications Group L.P., acquired LoanToolbox

synopsis: UCG, one of the nation's leading providers of business information, tools and guidance for over two million professionals worldwide, has acquired LoanToolbox, a fast-growing provider of educational and marketing tools for mortgage originators.
buyer: United Communications Group L.P.
Based in Rockville, MD, UCG produces hundreds of products to the various industries it serves. UCG has 1,000 employees in seven states. The privately held company was recently named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the great places to work in the nation's Capital. "
target: LoanToolbox
LoanToolbox is the leading provider of training and marketing solutions for the Mortgage Loan industry. LoanToolbox’s exclusive online community offers an Internet-based solution that combines interactive content aligned with the business needs and objectives.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jaz’d Advisors, acquired Wellesley Information Services

synopsis: Wellesley Information Services (WIS), a leading marketing services and events company focused on enterprise software technologies, including the largest independent site of global SAP users, announced that JAZ’D! Advisors Investment Corporation has acquired 100% of the company.
buyer: Jaz’d Advisors
JAZ’D! is a strategic investment and operating company with significant funding from a portfolio of leading technology and investor industry veteran members. JAZ’D! acquires leading companies focused on the technology user community, research, content, and digital marketing services spaces. "
target parent: UCG
target: Wellesley Information Services
Wellesley Information Services has a 20-year history of delivering top-quality content that helps individuals and teams strengthen their skills and make the right decisions for their organizations. WIS specializes in SAP users and SAP solutions serving a global audience.
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closed 4/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Ignite Technologies, Inc., acquired Placeable, LLC

synopsis: Ignite Technologies, a member of the ESW Capital group of companies, has acquired Placeable®, LLC, a Denver, Colorado-based, recognized leader in digital, local marketing solutions.
buyer parent: ESW Capital, LLC
buyer: Ignite Technologies, Inc.
Ignite Technologies helps customers ignite the power of their workforce to ignite better business performance through the deployment of best-in-class business applications and application development platforms across a range of functional domains. "
target parent: UCG
target: Placeable, LLC
Placeable®, LLC is a Denver, Colorado-based, recognized leader in digital, local marketing solutions. Placeable’s local marketing solutions includes Workbench, a cloud-based solution that ensures customers’ critical location data is a source of truth and accuracy.
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closed 2/10/2016 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Oil Price Information Service

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight, has completed its acquisition of Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), an internationally referenced pricing reporting agency that serves the oil, natural gas and biofuels industries.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target parent: UCG
target: Oil Price Information Service
Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) is the world's most comprehensive source for petroleum pricing and news information with offices in the U.S., Europe and Singapore and is the most widely accepted U.S. fuel price benchmark for supply contracts and competitive positioning.
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closed 3/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Oil Price Information Service, acquired NAVX

synopsis: Oil Price Information Service, a global provider of oil industry pricing, news, analysis and software, has acquired NAVX, the leading European and South American provider of retail fuel pricing, parking and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging location information.
buyer parent: UCG
buyer: Oil Price Information Service
Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) is the world's most comprehensive source for petroleum pricing and news information with offices in the U.S., Europe and Singapore and is the most widely accepted U.S. fuel price benchmark for supply contracts and competitive positioning. "
target: NAVX
NAVX is an independent, privately held company with its HQ in Paris (France), and its Content Factory in Bucharest (Romania). Founded in 2006, NAVX became one of the first providers of content for navigation devices (PND and smartphones) and a pioneer in Europe.
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closed 11/5/2014 via PE Hub

UCG, acquired Buyouts Insider

synopsis: The PE/VC media assets previously owned by Thomson Reuters have been sold to UCG. The sale was for the collection of publications and conferences including titles such as PEHUB.com and PEHUB Wire, PEHUB Canada, Buyouts and VCJ magazines, Pratt’s Guide, and the PartnerConnect series of events. The group will be known as Buyouts Insider.
buyer: UCG
UCG is a leading provider of specialized financial and business information. Its portfolio is composed of companies serving the information and software needs of decision makers in health care, oil and energy, high technology, telecommunications, banking and finance, and the mortgage industry. "
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: Buyouts Insider
Buyouts Insider is comprised of PEHUB.com and PEHUB Wire, PEHUB Canada, Buyouts and VCJ magazines, Pratt’s Guide, and the PartnerConnect series of events among others.
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closed 8/28/2013 via Company Press Release

DecisionHealth, acquired Contexo Media, Dorland Health

synopsis: Access Intelligence has sold its Dorland Health and Contexo Media brands to Gaithersburg, Maryland-based UCG, a portfolio company with brands in the healthcare, financial services and telecom markets, among others. Terms of the deal, done on behalf of UCG's DecisionHealth LLC, were not released.
buyer parent: UCG
buyer: DecisionHealth
DecisionHealth serves the business and regulatory needs of health care providers throughout the U.S. It offers more than 50 independent newsletters, magazines and loose-leaf services on topics as wide-ranging as Medicare reimbursement, JCAHO accreditation and health care information systems. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Contexo Media, Dorland Health
Contexo Media is an independent provider of revenue-enhancing solutions for medical practices to maximize their coding, reimbursement and compliance efforts. Dorland Health is an integrated media publisher in the healthcare business information industry.
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closed 3/1/2013 via BusinessWire

Oil Price Information Service, acquired GasBuddy

synopsis: Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) has acquired GasBuddy, the mobile app and website relied on by more than 26 million motorists to pinpoint the most comprehensive and accurate gasoline prices at service stations and convenience stores across the U.S. and Canada.
buyer parent: UCG
buyer: Oil Price Information Service
Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) is the world's most comprehensive source for petroleum pricing and news information with offices in the U.S., Europe and Singapore and is the most widely accepted U.S. fuel price benchmark for supply contracts and competitive positioning. "
target: GasBuddy
GasBuddy is a leading consumer app and website to help consumers find cheap gas prices. People use the website and app to share the gas prices that they see on their daily commutes. Through the efforts of millions of consumers, GasBuddy makes it easy to find cheap gas prices.
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closed 12/31/2012 via BusinessWire

Oil Price Information Service, acquired LCI Energy Insight

synopsis: Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), the nation's leading provider of petroleum spot, rack and retail news and pricing information, announced the acquisition of LCI Energy Insight. LCI is a premier provider of natural gas supply and market analysis as well as other key information and business intelligence for the North American gas industry.
buyer parent: UCG
buyer: Oil Price Information Service
Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) is the world's most comprehensive source for petroleum pricing and news information with offices in the U.S., Europe and Singapore and is the most widely accepted U.S. fuel price benchmark for supply contracts and competitive positioning. "
target: LCI Energy Insight
LCI Energy Insight, is the premier provider of specific natural gas supply and market analysis as well as other information and Intelligence for the North American Gas Industry. LCI’s primary mission is to provide timely, accurate and relevant data to the ever changing, dynamic energy industry.
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closed 8/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

UCG, acquired LocationInsight

synopsis: LocationInsight LLC announced the successful raise of $5M from financial partner, United Communications Group while simultaneously completing a management buy-out of the LocationInsight local search marketing business from the InfoNow Corporation.
buyer: UCG
UCG is a provider of specialized business-to-business information. Its portfolio is composed of companies serving the information and software needs of decision makers in health care, oil and energy, high technology, telecommunications, banking and finance, and the mortgage industry. "
target parent: InfoNow Corporation
target: LocationInsight
LocationInisight provides location-based solutions that drive local organic search traffic and expands web site usage for online advertisers with many physical locations.
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closed 8/2/2011 via BusinessWire

Wellesley Information Services, acquired Carson Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Wellesley Information Services announced the acquisition of Carson Systems Ltd, a UK-based producer of industry-leading events for Web developers, designers, and entrepreneurs. Carson Systems’ events include the well-known Future of Web Applications (FOWA), Future of Web Design (FOWD), and Future of Mobility (FOM) series.
buyer parent: UCG
buyer: Wellesley Information Services
Wellesley Information Services (WIS) is the premier independent provider of SAP and IBM training and education. WIS products feature award-winning content that is relevant, practical, and unique, and is consumed by business and IT professionals all over the world and in every industry. "
target: Carson Systems Ltd.
Carson Systems Ltd produces world-class events for web professionals and entrepreneurs. Its Future of Web Applications (FOWA), Future of Web Design (FOWD), and Future of Mobility (FOM) series of events are annual gatherings of thought leaders, cutting-edge technologists, and investors.
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closed 8/30/2006 via

CCH Incorporated, acquired ATX / Kleinrock

synopsis: CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and part of the Wolters Kluwer Tax, Accounting & Legal division, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of ATX/Kleinrock. ATX/Kleinrock supplies tax preparation, accounting and tax research software solutions to more than 48,000 tax professionals and CPAs throughout the U.S.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target parent: United Communications Group L.P.
target: ATX / Kleinrock
Kleinrock develops the world-class research and analysis tools that are part of ATX's integrated solutions for tax and accounting professionals. These premium value tools help professionals respond quickly and authoritatively to all of their clients' tax planning and compliance questions.
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closed 4/18/2006 via Company Press Release

United Communications Group L.P., acquired LoanToolbox

synopsis: UCG, one of the nation's leading providers of business information, tools and guidance for over two million professionals worldwide, has acquired LoanToolbox, a fast-growing provider of educational and marketing tools for mortgage originators.
buyer: United Communications Group L.P.
Based in Rockville, MD, UCG produces hundreds of products to the various industries it serves. UCG has 1,000 employees in seven states. The privately held company was recently named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the great places to work in the nation's Capital. "
target: LoanToolbox
LoanToolbox is the leading provider of training and marketing solutions for the Mortgage Loan industry. LoanToolbox’s exclusive online community offers an Internet-based solution that combines interactive content aligned with the business needs and objectives.
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closed 1/23/2006 via PR Newswire

Accuro Healthcare Solutions, Inc., acquired CodeCorrect, Inc.

synopsis: Accuro Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (Accuro), today added to its growing suite of revenue cycle management solutions with the acquisition of CodeCorrect, LLC, which offers a comprehensive set of web-based coding tools to help hospitals and physicians streamline the reimbursement process and optimize revenue.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Accuro Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (:$0.00)
Accuro is the industry leader in revenue management solutions to help providers achieve optimal financial results in an era of ever-diminishing resources and expanding regulatory complexities. The company's Web-based applications help maintain an accurate chargemaster. "
target parent: United Communications Group L.P.
target: CodeCorrect, Inc.
CodeCorrect, Inc. is a healthcare information provider that delivers medical coding and compliance information and tools to hospitals and provider practices, information that is critical for meeting the reimbursement and compliance requirements of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
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closed 8/12/2005 via BusinessWire

Oil Price Information Service, acquired AXXIS Petroleum

synopsis: Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), the nation's leading provider of petroleum spot, rack and retail news and pricing information, announces the acquisition of AXXIS Petroleum.
buyer parent: United Communications Group L.P.
buyer: Oil Price Information Service
OPIS began in 1977 with the award-winning Oil Express Newsletter and quickly expanded in 1980 into the only source, and the world’s most comprehensive database of U.S. wholesale petroleum prices. We now distribute the most accurate, reliable and referenced petroleum prices. "
target: AXXIS Petroleum
Based in St. Paul, Minn., AXXIS provides software solutions for petroleum marketers looking to automate their price collection, data storage and repricing of dealer and commercial accounts. AXXIS is also a rack pricing information provider.
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closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Emerald Holding, Inc., acquired AV-iQ

synopsis: Emerald Holding, Inc. has acquired AV-iQ, the leading product database and integrator service provider in the Commercial AV Space. The acquisition further expands Emerald’s commitment to the AV Market, adding a new resource to its current portfolio that includes that includes Commercial Integrator, TechDecisions, and CE Pro.
buyer: Emerald Holding, Inc. (NYSE:EEX:$116.60)
Emerald is a leader in building dynamic, market-driven business-to-business platforms that integrate live events with a broad array of industry insights, digital tools, and data-focused solutions to create uniquely rich experiences. "
target parent: Future plc
target: AV-iQ
AV-iQ is the largest, most comprehensive database of AV product information ever assembled and delivers that information with powerful search tools. AV installers, designers, architects and sales professional have come to trust AV-iQ as the fastest and best way to begin their projects.
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closed 6/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Azure, acquired Adrm Software

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired ADRM Software, a leading provider of large-scale industry data models, which are used by large companies worldwide as information blueprints. ADRM's comprehensive industry models will be combined with Microsoft Azure to create an intelligent data lake where data from multiple lines of business can be harmonized more quickly.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Azure
Microsoft's Azure platform is a cloud–computing platform that lets users focus on solving business problems and addressing customer needs. The open, flexible cloud platform enables users to build, deploy, and manage apps across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. "
target: Adrm Software
ADRM Software is the leading independent developer of large-scale industry-specific data models to help organizations to quickly, confidently, and effectively apply industry best-practice information architecture to their business problems across a broad set of requirements.
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closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Eagleview Technology Corporation, acquired OmniEarth, Inc.

synopsis: EagleView, the leading provider of aerial imagery and data analytics for government and commercial industries, is proud to announce the acquisition of OmniEarth, developer of machine learning technologies and decision-making tools for the water resource management, energy and insurance markets.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Eagleview Technology Corporation
EagleView is the unparalleled provider of aerial imagery, data analytics, property data and GIS solutions for government, infrastructure and commercial sectors. The patented Pictometry® imagery solutions answer questions related to millions of residential and commercial properties. "
target: OmniEarth, Inc.
OmniEarth improves their subscribers’ ability to visualize the world around them by enhancing their ability to see, analyze, and react to change in real time. Through a constant stream of geoinformatics, their subscribers have access to imagery and derived information products from any location.
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closed 11/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Verisk Analytics, Inc., acquired The GeoInformation Group

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced the acquisition of The GeoInformation Group, a leader in the field of geographic data solutions based in Cambridge, United Kingdom. They are an award-winning provider of detailed geospatial information essential for those seeking insight into land and property across the U.K.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,946.00)
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows. "
target: The GeoInformation Group
The GeoInformation Group is an award-winning provider of detailed geospatial information essential for those seeking insight into land and property across the U.K.
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closed 11/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Copyright Clearance Center, acquired Infotrieve, Inc.

synopsis: Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global rights licensing technology and content solutions organization, announced it has acquired Infotrieve, Inc., a leader in enterprise SaaS software and business services for scientific, technical and medical (STM) published content.
buyer: Copyright Clearance Center
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a leading global rights-licensing technology organization, provides solutions that simplify compliance for content users, promotes the work of creators and supports the principles of copyright. "
target parent: Signal Equity Partners
target: Infotrieve, Inc.
Infotrieve is the leader in cloud-based e-content access, management and sharing. The award winning Mobile Library platform maximizes access to databases, research literature, corporate repositories and personal files while reducing the costs of managing and hosting these information resources.
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United Business Media Limited, will acquire Advanstar Communications Inc.

synopsis: Advanstar Communications Inc., a leading U.S. media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Licensing, Life Sciences, and Powersports industries, announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which UBM plc will acquire Advanstar Communications.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
UBM plc is a leading global events-led marketing services and communications company. They help organisations make connections, communicate their proposition and do business effectively. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Advanstar Communications Inc.
Advanstar is an event and marketing services business that serves business professionals and consumers in the Fashion, Licensing, Life Sciences and Powersports industries with its portfolio of 54 trade shows, 100 conferences, 30 publications, and almost 200 electronic products and Web sites.
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closed 8/1/2014 via Market Wire

NewBay Media LLC, acquired AV-iQ

synopsis: NewBay Media, publisher of leading commercial AV magazines has announced the acquisition of AV-IQ, the AV industry's Equipment, Providers Directory & Industry Resource Center, from InfoComm International. AV-IQ is a comprehensive online resource for the pro-AV industry that includes equipment database, case studies and local service directories.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay Media is the leading information and marketing solutions provider for the Music, AV/Pro Audio, Consumer Electronics/Gaming, Video, Broadcast and Cable Television, and Education. They connect and inform millions of constituents in these industries through award-winning content. "
target parent: InfoComm International
target: AV-iQ
AV-IQ provides North America with the most comprehensive pro-AV resource. Explore audiovisual equipment catalogs featuring the brand-new product data comparison tool and BIM library, and check out the case studies library for cutting-edge pro-AV inspiration.
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closed 2/13/2014 via PE Hub

Owner Resource Group, LLC, acquired Advantage Business Media

synopsis: Catalyst Investors announced the sale of Advantage Business Media (ABM) to Owner Resource Group, LLC. ABM is a full-service digital marketing and information services company providing up-to-the-minute, targeted and relevant editorial content to professionals across the science, design, manufacturing and communication markets.
buyer: Owner Resource Group, LLC
Owner Resource Group is an Austin, Texas based investment firm founded to bring superior outcomes to privately held businesses. They make investments that enable business owners and management teams to pursue their objectives and accelerate the growth of their companies in a disciplined manner. "
target parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
target: Advantage Business Media
Advantage Business Media is an integrated business media company with a diversified portfolio of highly focused print publications, e-newsletters, specialized directories, vertical search databases, conferences, ancillary media vehicles, and associated web-based services.
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TransUnion LLC, acquired TLO

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in information and risk management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Boca Raton, Fla.-based TLO, a leading company in the risk information and analytics industry.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: TLO
TLO has reinvented the data-fusion industry for research and investigative needs. Their flagship product, TLOxp, provides the most accurate, actionable information that can be used for identity authentication, fraud prevention and detection, legislative compliance, and debt recovery.
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closed 8/13/2013 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., acquired Woodhead Publishing Limited

synopsis: Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has acquired Woodhead Publishing Limited, a UK-based publisher known for its high-quality content in the fields of materials science, food science, engineering, energy & environmental technology, textile technology and biomedicine.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles. "
target: Woodhead Publishing Limited
Woodhead Publishing Ltd. is a leading independent international publishing company. Woodhead publishes in six main subject areas: food science, technology and nutrition; materials engineering; welding and metallurgy; textile technology; environmental technology; finance, commodities and investment.
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C-leveled, acquired FINTEL LLC

synopsis: C-leveled, a leading provider of entrepreneur services and subscription-based software tools that help businesses to launch, develop and grow their business, announced that it acquired FINTEL LLC, a privately held company located in Madison, Wisconsin that offers comprehensive data analytics, business intelligence and industry benchmarking tools.
buyer: C-leveled
C-leveled, founded in 2009 and headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, is a leading provider of entrepreneur services and subscription-based software tools that help businesses to launch, develop and grow their business. "
target: FINTEL LLC
FINTEL has developed a suite of Web-based tools that combine powerful techniques of financial analysis developed by Dr. Robert W. Pricer, with industry benchmarking powered by the largest and most reliable database of financial information of privately held companies from North America.
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IHS, Inc., acquired Exclusive Analysis Ltd.

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analytics, announced it has acquired Exclusive Analysis. Exclusive Analysis is a specialist intelligence company that forecasts political and violent risks worldwide.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: Exclusive Analysis Ltd.
Exclusive Analysis offers intelligence, commentary, customized forecasting, tools and research to help customers identify relevant political and security risks, and manage risks at the country, sector, company, asset, deal and portfolio level in 195 countries.
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closed 11/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Platts, acquired Kingsman SA

synopsis: Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemical and metals information and a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., completed its acquisition of Kingsman SA, a privately-held, Switzerland-based provider of price information and analytics for the global sugar and biofuels markets.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Platts
Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and metals intelligence and a premier source of benchmark prices for the physical and futures markets. Platts is headquartered in New York with approximately 900 employees in more than 15 offices worldwide. "
target: Kingsman SA
Kingsman serves a global clientele of producers, traders, refiners, financial institutions and end-users, offering a variety of subscription publications covering sugar, ethanol and biodiesel.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/2/2012 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired StreetAccount LLC

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community, has acquired StreetAccount LLC. Known for its timely and informative news summaries, StreetAccount provides investment professionals with an efficient method for managing news flow.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,591.44)
FactSet Research Systems Inc. combines integrated financial information, analytical applications, and client service to enhance the workflow and productivity of the global investment community. The company conducts operations along with its affiliates from more than twenty-six locations worldwide. "
target: StreetAccount LLC
Founded in 2003, StreetAccount was created in order to provide distilled and crucial market moving information for buy-side and sell-side institutions. The founding partners have created a unique service that users consider to be a critical element of their daily workflow.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/7/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Verisk Analytics, Inc., will acquire 3E Company

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading source of information about risk, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 3E Company, a premier provider of services that help companies comply with government-mandated environmental health and safety (EH&S) requirements relating to workplace safety and product stewardship.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,946.00)
Verisk Analytics is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. "
target parent: Frontenac Company LLC
target: 3E Company
3E Company offers a suite of services for environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance management. 3E boasts an industry-leading combination control call center and the world's premier hazardous substance database of global regulatory and compliance information.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/31/2007 via BusinessWire

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired Advanstar Communications Inc.

synopsis: Advanstar Holdings Corp., the holding company for Advanstar Communications Inc., a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions, has completed the Company’s acquisition by an investor group led by Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS) for $1.142 billion in cash.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe. "
target parent: Credit Suisse First Boston
target: Advanstar Communications Inc.
Advanstar Communications Inc. is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,137 [$1,722]
rev ($mm)
$324
EBITDA ($mm)
$86
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
20.1x
closed 12/28/2012 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired CSC Credit Services

synopsis: Equifax Inc. completed the acquisition of of CSC Credit Services, Inc. CSC's credit services business provides consumer credit services and related information to banks, mortgage companies, retail establishments, the automotive industry, medical entities, utility companies and other users of financial and credit information.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,634.50)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target parent: Computer Sciences Corporation
target: CSC Credit Services
CSC Credit Services, Inc. operates as a consumer reporting agency in the Midwestern and Central United States. The company provides credit services, such as consumer assistance, mortgage, electronic billing, business client file transfers, and secure file delivery system.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/8/2013 via BusinessWire

Pictometry will be merged with EagleView Technologies, Inc.,

synopsis: EagleView® Technologies, the leading provider of automated 3D measurement technologies and analysis solutions and Pictometry® International, the leader in geo-referenced aerial image capture and visual-centric data analytics, jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
buyer: EagleView Technologies, Inc.
EagleView Technologies specializes in automating manual processes through technology. The insurance and construction industries rely on EagleView's patented technology and methods to provide detailed, accurate measurements from aerial imagery. "
target: Pictometry
Pictometry International Corp. is a leading provider of geo-referenced aerial, oblique image libraries and related software. Pictometry uses a proprietary image capture process to produce Pictometry Intelligent Images® so you can See Everywhere, Measure Anything, Plan Everything.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, acquired Applied Visual Arts Publishing

synopsis: AVA Publishing, creative publishers for the applied digital arts, has been acquired by Bloomsbury. The division includes Berg Publishers, Methuen Drama, Arden Shakespeare, Bristol Classical Press, Continuum and Bloomsbury Professional.
buyer: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LSE:BMY:$261.90)
Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house with companies in London, New York, Berlin and Sydney. Its four divisions include: Bloomsbury Academic and Professional Publishing, Bloomsbury Information, Bloomsbury Adult Publishing and Bloomsbury Children's Publishing. "
target: Applied Visual Arts Publishing
Applied Visual Arts Publishing, publishes between 20 and 30 books per annum for students and professionals in the applied visual arts. The books are written by leading academic authorities, and have been adopted by many hundreds of universities, colleges and higher education bodies around the world.
price ($mm)
$0.90
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2021 via Company Press Release

European Rubber Journal, acquired European Rubber Journal

synopsis: Patrick Raleigh, the editor of European Rubber Journal (ERJ), has acquired the company from Crain Communications, a privately held media company. ERJ is a UK-based magazine focused on the rubber industry. ERJ provides the latest news impacting the global tire and rubber industries, from breaking news to razor-sharp analysis.
buyer: European Rubber Journal
European Rubber Journal (ERJ) is a UK-based magazine focused on the rubber industry. ERJ is published bi-monthly and provides the latest news impacting the global tire and rubber industries, from breaking news to razor-sharp analysis. "
target parent: Crain Communications, Inc.
target: European Rubber Journal
European Rubber Journal (ERJ) is a UK-based magazine focused on the rubber industry. ERJ is published bi-monthly and provides the latest news impacting the global tire and rubber industries, from breaking news to razor-sharp analysis.
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Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is an international business-information group with more than 2,000 employees worldwide and a portfolio of over 30 businesses spanning price reporting, investment research, news and market analysis, and industry forums, institutes and events.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$430.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.82
EBIT ($mm)
$45.09
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2420
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Ticker: LSE:CAU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Centaur Media plc
Centaur Media plc
Centaur Media is a leading UK based business information, publishing and events group. It provides marketing and information solutions to buyers and sellers within several high value professional and commercial market communities.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$91.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.59
EBIT ($mm)
$2.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
758
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Ticker: GSPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geospatial Corporation
Geospatial Corporation
Geospatial Corporation utilizes integrated technologies to determine the accurate location and position of underground pipelines, conduits and other underground infrastructure data allowing Geospatial to create accurate (3D) three-dimensional digital maps and models of underground infrastructure.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.50
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.20)
Net Income ($mm)
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60
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Ticker: SZSE:000681
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Visual China Group
Visual China Group
Visual China Group is among the top image licensing companies in the world. It is the go-to choice for creative and media professionals in China, and an award-winning leader in copyright protection.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$132.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.76
EBIT ($mm)
$46.20
Net Income ($mm)
$40.24
Employees
689
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Ticker: OTCPK:GBPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Globe Photos
Globe Photos
Globe Photo Agency, founded in 1939, is recognized as one of the world’s leading Celebrity photo agencies. Globe Photos’ library houses over 20 million images in color and black and white, representing material produced by photographers throughout the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: INFO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IHS, Inc.
IHS, Inc.
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,287.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,916.90
EBIT ($mm)
$1,325.30
Net Income ($mm)
$870.70
Employees
15500
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Ticker: SZSE:002315
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Focus Technology Co., Ltd.
Focus Technology Co., Ltd.
Focus Technology Co., Ltd. is the business-to-business e-commerce innovator and leader in China. It has been helping small and medium-sized enterprises conduct global trade. It operates Made-in-China who provides selling and buying information for both China suppliers and global buyers.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$79.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.11)
Net Income ($mm)
$18.58
Employees
1855
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Infomedia Limited
Infomedia Limited
Infomedia is a leading supplier of information solutions to the parts and service sector of the global automotive industry. Infomedia’s business solutions are currently used each business day by over 150,000 dealership personnel. They are produced in over 30 languages and at work in 186 countries.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$52.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.76
EBIT ($mm)
$11.25
Net Income ($mm)
$9.34
Employees
250
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Ticker: TSXV:DVT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc. provides innovative geoscience solutions to Energy and Service companies worldwide. The company offers Software & Data, Seismic Processing, Geomatics, Seismic Data & Brokerage, and Land Services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$22.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.10
EBIT ($mm)
($0.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
214
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Ticker: AVCS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Vantage Cos
American Vantage Cos
American Vantage Companies provides online services to information technology professionals, companies and recruiters. The company flagship intends to be a resume and job posting database with advanced search capabilities with many value-added feature. The comapny has 17 subsidiaries.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: NYSE:DHX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DHI Group, Inc.
DHI Group, Inc.
DHI Group, Inc. is a leading provider of data, insights and employment connections through their specialized services for technology professionals and other select online communities. Their mission is to empower tech professionals and organizations to compete and win through expert insights.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$198.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.24
EBIT ($mm)
$18.64
Net Income ($mm)
$18.14
Employees
615
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Ticker: GGY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CGG S.A.
CGG S.A.
CGG is a global geoscience technology leader. CGG provides a comprehensive range of data, products, services, and solutions that support their clients to more efficiently and responsibly solve complex natural resource, environmental and infrastructure challenges.
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2005
rev ($mm)
$871.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$221.00
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: OB:TGS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) provides multi-client geoscience data to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies worldwide. TGS also offers advanced processing and imaging services, interpretation products, and data integration solutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$453.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$341.53
EBIT ($mm)
$62.09
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
462
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Ticker: TSE:7476
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AS ONE Corporation
AS ONE Corporation is a specialist trading company that carved out a profitable niche selling through catalogs a vast array of laboratory and healthcare instruments. It has been growing by adding new categories, such as instruments and disposables used in cleanrooms.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$557.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.54
EBIT ($mm)
$61.75
Net Income ($mm)
$42.40
Employees
485
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Ticker: ASX:ASP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aspermont Ltd.
Aspermont Ltd.
Aspermont Limited is an Australian integrated print and Internet publisher to the mining, oil and gas and related sectors. Its publishing business is comprised of both printed magazines (print) and Internet news services (net).
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2017
rev ($mm)
$9.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.53)
Net Income ($mm)
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