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announced 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, will acquire Casa.it

synopsis: EQT has agreed to acquire Casa.it from funds advised by Oakley Capital. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
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. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Casa.it
Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website, making it a key destination for prospective homeowners and sellers in Italy.
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closed 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Houses.com

synopsis: CoStar Group, the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced its acquisition of Houses.com, one of the world's largest real estate websites.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,589.35)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Houses.com
Houses.com is one of the world's largest real estate websites. Search houses for sale, apartment rentals, foreclosures, senior housing and vacation properties today. Search millions of listings from around the world and find your new dream house today.
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closed 9/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

EQT AB, acquired Idealista S.A.U.

synopsis: EQT Partners has bought Idealista, a Madrid-based property classifieds site, from Apax Partners. The deal values Idealista at more than five times what rival private equity firm Apax, its current owner, valued the company at when it bought a majority stake in 2015. Idealista has more than 1,700,000 listings of flats and houses for sale or rent.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
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 approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Idealista S.A.U.
Idealista is a Madrid-based property classifieds site. Idealista makes looking for a property in Spain easy, with more than 1,700,000 listings of flats and houses for sale or rent.
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announced 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Desjardins Group, will acquire Purplebricks Canada

synopsis: Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada, has reached an agreement with Purplebricks Group plc to acquire its Canadian holding company that operates Purplebricks Canada and DuProprio, both real estate agencies based in Canada.
buyer: Desjardins Group
Desjardins Group is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth largest in the world, with assets of $326.9 billion. It's the leading mortgage and home insurance provider in Quebec and a top three property and casualty insurer in Ontario. "
target parent: Purplebricks Group PLC
target: Purplebricks Canada (AIM:PURP:$124.39)
Purplebricks is a hybrid real estate agency that combines Local Real Estate Experts with a proven technology platform to make the entire process of buying and selling a home more convenient, transparent and cost effective.
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$45
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closed 6/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fit Realty merged with Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, LLC,

synopsis: Marietta-based Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, the 32nd largest independent real estate brokerage in the U.S., has opened a Cartersville office as a result of a merger with Fit Realty, an online platform for buying and selling homes based in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
buyer: Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, LLC
Atlanta Communities is the 32nd largest independent real estate brokerage in the U.S. In 2019, the firm had over $2.5 billion in sales and more than 8,400 properties sold. "
target: Fit Realty
Fit Realty provides an online platform for buying and selling homes. The company is based in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Emerging Markets Property Group, purchased Philippines, Indonesia and Mexico Business from Lamudi

synopsis: Emerging Markets Property Group, the Dubai-based parent company of property portal Bayut, acquired Lamudi Global's operations in the Philippines, Indonesia and Mexico. Lamudi is an online real estate classified website focusing exclusively on the emerging markets.
buyer: Emerging Markets Property Group
Emerging Markets Property Group operates leading classifieds platforms in several countries, including Bayut.com in UAE, Zameen.com in Pakistan and BProperty.com in Bangladesh. Emerging Markets Property Group was formerly known as Zamzama Property Group. "
seller parent: Rocket Internet
seller: Lamudi
Lamudi is an online real estate classified website focusing exclusively on the emerging markets. The website offers sellers buyers, landlords and renters a secure and easy-to-use platform to find or list properties online.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

99.co, acquired iProperty Singapore/Rumah123.com

synopsis: 99.co announced its acquisition of REA Group’s consumer brands, iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia. iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia are online real estate classified portals. The sites are focused on delivering the most comprehensive set of related real estate services and project marketing.
buyer: 99.co
99.co is a geo-spatial search engine for property. With over 140,000 authentic listings sorted by robust algorithms, 99.co is the fastest and smartest portal for finding property in Singapore, complemented by a great customer service team. They seek to re-invent the way people discover great homes. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: iProperty Singapore/Rumah123.com
iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia are online real estate classified portals. The sites are focused on developing and operating leading real estate portals and delivering the most comprehensive set of related real estate services and project marketing.
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closed 10/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Heise RegioConcept, acquired Wiener Wohnnet Medien GmbH

synopsis: Heise RegioConcept, Austria's full-service marketing firm that develops solutions for successful online marketing, acquired Wiener Wohnnet Medien, Austria's media house and the largest online platform for construction, living, real estate, lifestyle and architecture.
buyer parent: Heise Medien Gruppe
buyer: Heise RegioConcept
Heise RegioConcept is Austria's full-service marketing firm that develops solutions for successful online marketing. They make sure that clients are found everywhere. They take care of clients’ optimal visibility in directories, homepage, Google ranking, social media presence and company app. "
target: Wiener Wohnnet Medien GmbH
Wiener Wohnnet Medien is Austria's media house and the largest online platform for construction, living, real estate, lifestyle and architecture. The company sees itself as a hub and intermediary between industry, trade, craft and end consumers - both in print and on the Web.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alexander & Co Group, acquired Ella Homes Limited

synopsis: Ella Homes has become part of Alexander & Co, one of the oldest and largest independent estate agencies across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Middlesex. Ella Homes provides an online platform for real estate sector, which offers property search, buying, selling, mortgaging, and renting real estate property, and valuation of property.
buyer: Alexander & Co Group
Alexander & Co is a group of property agents based in the South East of the UK, specializing in Residential Lettings, Sales, Property Management & Financial Services. Founded in 1970, Alexander & Co has grown to become one of the largest estate agencies in South Bedfordshire. "
target: Ella Homes Limited
Ella Homes Limited provides an online platform for real estate sector, which offers property search, buying, selling, mortgaging, and renting real estate property, and valuation of property. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Buckingham, United Kingdom.
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announced 8/7/2019 via Company Press Release

AVIV Group, will acquire MeilleursAgents

synopsis: Based in Berlin, The AVIV Group, a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE, will acquire Paris-based MeilleursAgents. Property owners in France can have their property valued for free within minutes online and can, if they also wish to sell it, search for and get in contact with the relevant real estate agent through MeilleursAgents.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: AVIV Group
The Germany-based AVIV Group, an Axel Springer subsidiary, combines the digital activities in real estate, car, and generalist classifieds in Germany (Immowelt), France (SeLoger, Logic-Immo, Car&Boat Media), Belgium (Immoweb), and Israel (Yad2), and is one of the biggest digital classified players. "
target: MeilleursAgents
France-based MeilleursAgents is the # 1 online digital real estate platform that helps individuals buy and sell real estate at the right price. MeilleursAgents have been producing transparency on market prices and the activity of real estate agents.
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$222
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closed 6/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mubawab S.L., purchased Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria Verticals from Jumia House

synopsis: Mubawab, the leading real estate site in Morocco, has bought Rocket Internet-backed Jumia House verticals in three North African markets: Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. Jumia House is an online property classifieds portal that helps people find their ideal home, land and commercial property.
buyer parent: Emerging Markets Property Group
buyer: Mubawab S.L.
Mubawab is Morocco’s largest property portal. It has grown to become the largest real estate vertical in the country, expanding operations to several cities and registering strong growth across all metrics, including revenue. "
seller parent: Jumia
seller: Jumia House
Jumia House is an online property classifieds portal that helps people find their ideal home, land and commercial property. The acquired verticals are in three North African markets: Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. Jumia House is ranked as one of the top four property verticals in these countries.
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announced 5/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, will acquire Diginet

synopsis: Apax PArtners, an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies, will be acquiring Baltic Classifieds Group, a portfolio of leading online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies. Funds advised by Apax Partners typically invest in large companies. The Funds invest in four sectors: Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare, and Consumer. "
target: Diginet
Baltic Classifieds Group is a portfolio of leading online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics, specializing in five key segments: automotive, real estate, jobs, generalist and ecommerce. The company operates in Lithuania, its largest market, through Diginet LTU.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bayut, purchased Lamudi UAE, Saudi, & Jordan from Lamudi

synopsis: Bayut, one the leading real estate portal in the United Arab Emirates, has acquired Rocket Internet’s Lamudi in UAE, Saudi, & Jordan. Lamudi UAE, Saudi & Jordan operate a platform to connect sellers, buyers and tenants to easily buy, rent and sell homes, land and commercial properties in the Middle East.
buyer parent: Emerging Markets Property Group
buyer: Bayut
Bayut is one the leading real estate portals in the United Arab Emirates. It is owned by Dubai-based Emerging Markets Property Group (EMPG). Bayut.com is a pioneering combination of unbeatable UAE real estate database and an extremely user friendly outlook. "
seller parent: Rocket Internet
seller: Lamudi
Lamudi UAE, Saudi & Jordan operate a platform to connect sellers, buyers and tenants to easily buy, rent and sell homes, land and commercial properties in the Middle East. Lamudi operates in Saudi Arabia as Lamudi.sa and was then launched in Jodan as Lamudi.jo and in 2015 in UAE as Lamudi.ae.
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announced 4/8/2019 via PR Newswire

PropertyFinder Group, will acquire JRD Group

synopsis: Middle East real estate classifieds website Property Finder has signed an agreement to acquire its competitor JRD Group, a UAE-based real estate technology provider and owner of property portal Justproperty.com and Propspace, a prominent broker CRM solutions used by real estate professionals.
buyer: PropertyFinder Group
Headquartered in Dubai, Property Finder is the leading real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region. It is the go-to platform for developers, real estate brokerages and house hunters to make informed decisions on all things real estate. "
target parent: iMENA Group
target: JRD Group
Based in Dubai, JRD Group is a software enterprise dedicated to innovating real estate technology. It owns and operates real estate portals across the MENA region under the JustProperty.com umbrella and a proprietary enterprise real estate software platform - PropSpace.com.
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announced 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Singapore Estate Agents Association, will acquire SoReal Prop

synopsis: The Singapore Estate Agents Association (SEAA) announced that it will buy a 51% stake in SoReal Prop. SoReal Prop is Singapore's online property platform. The platform serves as the central repository for property data and hosting vetted listings.
buyer: Singapore Estate Agents Association
The Singapore Estate Agents Association (SEAA) was formed to represent the Estate Agencies and Salespersons in Singapore. With the support from Council for Estate Agencies and the major Estate Agencies, SEAA aims to be a cohesively strong voice for real estate agencies and salespersons. "
target parent: PropNex Realty
target: SoReal Prop
Headquartered in Singapore, SoReal Prop’s initiative is to improve the real estate industry and provide value adding services to their clients. Their platform, which both brokers and consumers benefit from, serves as the central repository for property data and hosting vetted listings.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

kimeta GmbH, acquired classmarkets GmbH

synopsis: Scout24 has successfully sold the Software-as-a-Service company classmarkets to kimeta. Germany-based classmarkets uses its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
buyer: kimeta GmbH
Founded in 2005, kimeta offers a Software-as-a-Service and online classifieds solutions for publishers in Germany, with a focus on online job search. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: classmarkets GmbH
classmarkets started as an operator of metasearch engines, first for real estate, later also for jobs. Given the digital shift in the media landscape, classmarkets used its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
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closed 1/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Groupe LFPI, acquired Digit RE Group

synopsis: LFPI, an independent multi-strategy alternative asset manager in France, will become the majority shareholder of Digit RE Group, a French digital real estate company. Digit RE Group manages and assists real estate companies in their strategic thinking, digital and technological development and the implementation of optimization policies.
buyer: Groupe LFPI
The LFPI Group, based in France, is an independent multi-strategy alternative asset manager. LFPI invests in private equity, private debt, real estate, as well as asset management investing in Europe, North America and Africa with a long-term and prudent investment strategy. "
target parent: Groupe Artémis
target: Digit RE Group
France-based Digit RE Group manages and assists the real estate companies of the Artemis Groups in their strategic thinking, digital and technological development and the implementation of optimization policies. Digit RE Group seeks to boost the growth and profitability of each of its subsidiaries.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

BProperty.com Limited, acquired Lamudi Bangladesh

synopsis: bproperty.com, the Bangladesh's leading real estate marketplace, and one-stop real estate solution platform, announced that it has acquired Lamudi.com.bd, another property portal in Bangladesh. Lamudi Bangladesh is the No.1 online Real estate marketplace in Bangladesh.
buyer: BProperty.com Limited
bproperty.com is the largest real estate market place in Bangladesh. Being an e-commerce property portal, they cater to the needs of those seeking real estate services, with a promise to deliver a high class service and make the house hunting and renting / buying process easier than ever. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Lamudi Bangladesh
Lamudi Bangladesh is the No.1 online Real estate marketplace in Bangladesh available in 28 countries, to give international house-hunters a free mobile platform to buy, rent or sell real estate.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Quikr, acquired India Property Online Private Limited

synopsis: Quikr, which operates leading transaction marketplaces built on top of India’s largest classifieds platform, announced the acquisition of India Property Online Private Limited, a leading full-stack real estate platform based out of Chennai, India. The move is another important step in Quikr’s strategy of building transactions on top of classifieds.
buyer: Quikr
Quikr, which operates leading transaction marketplaces built on top of India’s largest classifieds platform, is India’s largest platform that is used by over 30 million unique users a month. It is present in 1200 cities in India and operates several large classifieds businesses. "
target parent: Mayfield Fund
target: India Property Online Private Limited
India Property Online Pvt. Ltd. is a leading full-stack player in the online real estate space in the online real estate space in South India. The platform has over 5 million registered users with over 600000 property listings and 8000+ builders and agents using the platform to market properties.
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announced 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

LankaPropertyWeb, will acquire Lamudi Lanka Private Ltd.

synopsis: LankaPropertyWeb has executed an agreement which would see it acquire the domain name, customers and other assets of Lamudi.lk. Lamudi.lk is the #2 online real estate portal in Sri Lanka with an average of ~95k visits per month.
buyer: LankaPropertyWeb
LankaPropertyWeb.com is Sri Lanka's #1 portal for real estate and has the largest number of property ads for any Sri Lankan site. Currently we have more than 20000 active properties every month. Anyone who wish to sell their property can easily add their advertisements and get selling. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Lamudi Lanka Private Ltd.
Lamudi Lanka Private Ltd. is the #2 online real estate portal in Sri Lanka with an average of ~95k visits per month. Lamudi Lanka Private Ltd. helps people in the property market to find their ideal home, land or commercial property.
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announced 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, will acquire Casa.it

synopsis: EQT has agreed to acquire Casa.it from funds advised by Oakley Capital. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
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. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Casa.it
Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website, making it a key destination for prospective homeowners and sellers in Italy.
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announced 1/8/2021 via PR Newswire

FocusVision Worldwide, Inc. will be merged with Confirmit,

synopsis: FocusVision, a leading provider of customer insights technology, will merge with Norwegian company Confirmit, a leading provider of solutions that enable Market Research, Customer Experience, and Employee Engagement teams to turn insights into stories that fuel action.
buyer parent: Verdane Capital
buyer: Confirmit
Norway-based Confirmit a leading SaaS vendor for multichannel Voice of the Customer, Employee Feedback, and Market Research applications. Confirmit powers Global 5000 companies and Market Research agencies with software products for feedback and data collection, panel management, and more. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision offers a comprehensive suite of experience insights software solutions, including advanced surveys, online interviews and focus groups, and online qualitative research community solutions to give brands a better understanding of how customers think, feel, and act.
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closed 11/18/2020 via PR Newswire

EQT AB, acquired ThinkProject!

synopsis: EQT is pleased to announce that the EQT IX fund has acquired a majority stake in thinkproject from TA Associates ("TA") and thinkproject's founder Thomas Bachmaier. thinkproject is Europe's leading SaaS provider of construction intelligence solutions for the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Owner-operated (AECO) industry.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than EUR 75 billion in raised capital and over EUR 46 billion in assets under management across 16 active funds. TA Associates is a leading global growth private equity firm. "
target: ThinkProject!
Based in Munich, Germany, thinkproject is a global leader in construction intelligence, unlocking the potential of people and information through digital technologies to enable better industry results. It is the leading Europe-based construction and engineering SaaS provider with 2,750 customers.
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announced 11/9/2020 via PR Newswire

Sapiens International Corporation N.V., will acquire TIA Technology A/S

synopsis: Sapiens International Corporation, a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, will acquire Tia Technology, a leading vendor of digital software solutions, from EQT Mid Market. Tia offers comprehensive software solutions primarily for Property & Casualty insurers.
buyer parent: The Asseco Group
buyer: Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (SPNS:$367.96)
Israel-based Sapiens empowers insurers to succeed in an evolving industry. The company offers digital software platforms, solutions, and services for the property & casualty, life, pension & annuity, reinsurance, financial & compliance, workers' compensation, and financial markets. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: TIA Technology A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Tia Technology is a leading vendor of digital software solutions. The company offers comprehensive software solutions primarily for Property & Casualty insurers as well as Life and Pension, Health, and several innovative extension modules.
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closed 11/2/2020 via PR Newswire

IFS Ltd., acquired Clevest Solutions Inc

synopsis: IFS, a global developer of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Clevest Solutions Inc., a leading provider of mobile workforce management solutions in Canada. Clevest enables utilities of all sizes to automate and optimize their field operations. Their solution empowers dispatchers to optimally assign work to the right crews.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: IFS Ltd.
IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, maintain assets, and manage service operations. The industry expertise of their people and solutions, together with commitment to their customers, has made them a recognized leaderr. "
target: Clevest Solutions Inc
Clevest is a leading provider of mobile workforce management solutions in Canada. Clevest enables utilities of all sizes to automate and optimize their field operations. Their solution empowers dispatchers to optimally assign work to the right crews, at the right time, and at the right location.
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announced 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, will acquire Casa.it

synopsis: EQT has agreed to acquire Casa.it from funds advised by Oakley Capital. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
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. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Casa.it
Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website, making it a key destination for prospective homeowners and sellers in Italy.
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closed 9/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

EQT AB, acquired Idealista S.A.U.

synopsis: EQT Partners has bought Idealista, a Madrid-based property classifieds site, from Apax Partners. The deal values Idealista at more than five times what rival private equity firm Apax, its current owner, valued the company at when it bought a majority stake in 2015. Idealista has more than 1,700,000 listings of flats and houses for sale or rent.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
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 approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Idealista S.A.U.
Idealista is a Madrid-based property classifieds site. Idealista makes looking for a property in Spain easy, with more than 1,700,000 listings of flats and houses for sale or rent.
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announced 8/19/2020 via PR Newswire

EQT AB, will acquire EdgeConneX

synopsis: EQT, a differentiated global investment organization, will acquire EdgeConneX, Inc. from Providence Equity Partners, a premier global asset management firm. EdgeConneX is a global edge data center provider. EdgeConneX builds and operates data centers for cloud, content, network and other service providers.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
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. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: EdgeConneX
EdgeConneX is a global edge data center provider. EdgeConneX builds and operates data centers for cloud, content, network and other service providers. They offer high-powered, purpose-built data centers that are tailored to their client's size, power, and location requirements.
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announced 7/9/2020 via PR Newswire

SUSE, will acquire Rancher Labs

synopsis: Germany-based SUSE, the world's largest independent open source company, will acquire Rancher Labs, a privately held open source company that provides a market leading Kubernetes Management platform. The combination of SUSE and Rancher Labs' expertise will help customers accelerate their digital transformation journey.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: SUSE
Germany-based SUSE is the world's largest independent open source company providing unparalleled customer choice, powers digital transformation for the enterprise by simplifying, modernizing, and accelerating traditional, cloud, and edge solutions. "
target: Rancher Labs
Rancher Labs delivers open source software that enables organizations to deploy and manage Kubernetes at scale, on any infrastructure across the data center, cloud, branch offices, and the network edge. Their flagship product, Rancher, is a leading Kubernetes management platform.
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EQT AB, will acquire Freepik

synopsis: Freepik, a Malaga-Spain based website which offers a curated freemium marketplace of vector graphics and stock photos fed by a community of contributing designers and photographers, is being acquired by investment and private equity firm EQT. The EQT Mid Market Europe fund has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake of Freepik.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
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. "
target: Freepik
Freepik helps users find free vectors, photos, illustrations and PSD files that can be used in web, banners, presentations, magazines, ads, etc. Browse and discover millions of vectors, photos, PSD files, icons, and free presentations templates. Enjoy creating without limits.
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Open Systems AG, acquired Born in the Cloud

synopsis: Open Systems, a secure access service edge (SASE) pioneer supporting enterprises in their digital transformation journey, announced its acquisition of Born in the Cloud, a specialist in cybersecurity threat detection, prevention and response.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Open Systems AG
Switzerland-based Open Systems is a secure access service edge (SASE) pioneer. Open Systems offers a complete solution to network and security through cloud-native architecture, secure intelligent edge, hybrid cloud support, 24/7 access to level-3 engineers, and predictive analytics. "
target: Born in the Cloud
Born In the Cloud is an Azure focused cloud security company. They focus on a number of cloud-based security tools in the Microsoft Azure Security Suite.
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announced 2/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Utimaco, will acquire GEOBRIDGE

synopsis: Utimaco, a leading global provider of IT security solutions, will acquire GEOBRIDGE Corporation, a technology company that provides systems integration of compliance services, key management program development, payments industry consulting, and more. The acquisition will expand Utimaco’s key management portfolio for the financial industry.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Utimaco
Utimaco is a leading global provider of IT security solutions with headquarters in Aachen, Germany. Utimaco develops hardware security modules and compliance solutions for telecommunication providers in the field of regulation. "
target: GEOBRIDGE
GEOBRIDGE Corporation is a woman-owned technology company, providing systems integration of compliance services, key management program development, payments industry consulting, and cryptographic solution architecture and implementation.
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announced 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, will acquire Media Services Group, Inc.

synopsis: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, a company that provides technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software, will be acquiring Media Services, an entertainment payroll, production accounting and software enterprise.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, LLC provides technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software and services to the entertainment industry. "
target: Media Services Group, Inc. (MSGI:$0.28)
Media Services is an entertainment payroll, production accounting and software enterprise. Its software offerings, including digital payroll tools, accounting solutions, and its flagship Showbiz suite of products help today’s content creators streamline a broad range of production processes.
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closed 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Nexon Asia Pacific Pty. Ltd., purchased Technology Services and Security Solutions from Kiandra IT

synopsis: Nexon Asia Pacific, a cloud and managed service provider, has acquired Kiandra IT's Technology Services and Security Solutions division. Kiandra IT's division provdes a well-established that benefits many mid-market organizations.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Nexon Asia Pacific Pty. Ltd.
Nexon Asia Pacific, a cloud and managed service provider, delivers IT for dynamic businesses in productive and efficient ways. Nexon’s solutions enable clients to run their businesses efficiently while delivering better IT experience. "
seller: Kiandra IT
Based in Australia, Kiandra IT delivers smart, business-critical software, technology and security solutions for organisations of every size, across 40 industries. Kiandra IT's Technology Services and Security Solutions division provdes a well-established that benefits many mid-market organizations.
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closed 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Nexon Asia Pacific Pty. Ltd., acquired Remagine Solutions

synopsis: Nexon Asia Pacific, a cloud and managed service provider, has acquired Remagine Solutions, a company that delivers IT solutions to the Australian market. Their Microsoft-centric product solutions help organisations become more agile and to respond quickly to the changing demands of the business world.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Nexon Asia Pacific Pty. Ltd.
Nexon Asia Pacific, a cloud and managed service provider, delivers IT for dynamic businesses in productive and efficient ways. Nexon’s solutions enable clients to run their businesses efficiently while delivering better IT experience. "
target: Remagine Solutions
Remagine Solutions delivers IT solutions to the Australian market. Their Microsoft-centric product solutions help organisations become more agile and to respond quickly to the changing demands of the business world, whether they be technological developments or social trends.
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closed 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Nexon Asia Pacific Pty. Ltd., acquired XCentral

synopsis: Nexon Asia Pacific, a cloud and managed service provider, has acquired XCentral, an Australian IT services provider that helps mid-market businesses reduce risk and increase profits. XCentral ensure technology investments give the outcomes clients need.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Nexon Asia Pacific Pty. Ltd.
Nexon Asia Pacific, a cloud and managed service provider, delivers IT for dynamic businesses in productive and efficient ways. Nexon’s solutions enable clients to run their businesses efficiently while delivering better IT experience. "
target: XCentral
XCentral is an Australian IT services provider that helps mid-market businesses reduce risk and increase profits. By unleashing the power of cloud technologies, and aligning them to your business strategy, XCentral ensure technology investments give the outcomes clients need.
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closed 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Acumatica, acquired JAAS Systems LTD

synopsis: Acumatica announced acquisition of JAAS Systems Ltd., a company based in Columbus, Ohio that provides manufacturing software. JAAS Systems was already an Acumatica partner and independent software vendor (ISV) with extensive integrations into the Acumatica Manufacturing platform.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Acumatica
Acumatica provides cloud-based business management software that enables small and mid-size companies to accelerate their businesses. Acumatica delivers a suite of integrated business management applications such as Financials, Project Accounting, Commerce, Manufacturing, Field Service and CRM. "
target: JAAS Systems LTD
JAAS Systems is a leading provider of manufacturing software and since 1999 has been equipping manufacturing companies, in the SMB market, with a complete manufacturing automation solution. They are proud to be a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Acumatica, the fastest growing Cloud ERP company.
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closed 1/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Open Systems AG, acquired Sqooba

synopsis: Switzerland headquartered Open Systems, a secure access service edge pioneer with cloud-native architecture, secure intelligent edge, and hybrid cloud support, has acquired Sqooba, a Swiss-based leader in big data analytics. Sqooba uses AI and machine learning to provide real-time visibility across enterprise operations and business applications.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Open Systems AG
Switzerland-based Open Systems is a secure access service edge (SASE) pioneer. Open Systems offers a complete solution to network and security through cloud-native architecture, secure intelligent edge, hybrid cloud support, 24/7 access to level-3 engineers, and predictive analytics. "
target: Sqooba
Sqooba is a Swiss-based start-up, building analytical solutions and providing highly reliable end-to-end products for data streams and complex data landscapes. Sqooba uses AI and machine learning to provide real-time visibility across enterprise operations and business applications.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Innovyze, Inc., acquired Emagin

synopsis: Innovyze, a leader in water infrastructure data analytics software, has acquired Emagin. Headquartered in Toronto, Emagin is a creator of groundbreaking AI and machine learning software, designed to predict and optimize water operations for utilities, food and beverage, pulp and paper, chemical production plants, and other businesses globally.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Innovyze, Inc.
Innovyze empowers water professionals around the world to create, manage, and maintain water services. Innovyze is the global leader in water infrastructure data analytics software, providing enduring support for customer success. "
target: Emagin
Toronto-based Emagin is a creator of groundbreaking artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning software, using the power of AI to learn from past patterns, predict events, and optimize water system operations.
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closed 12/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Sanoma Oyj, acquired itslearning

synopsis: Sanoma acquires itslearning, an international provider of award-winning cloud-based learning platforms founded in 1999 in Norway, from the investment organisation EQT. itslearning is a cloud-based k12 Learning Management System (LMS) that connects people with passions, ideas, and most importantly, each other.
buyer: Sanoma Oyj (HLSE:SAA1V:$1,000.33)
Sanoma is a front running media and learning company impacting the lives of millions every day. Sanoma provides consumers with engaging content, offers unique marketing solutions to business partners and enables teachers to excel at developing the talents of every child. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: itslearning
itslearning is an international provider of award-winning cloud-based learning platforms founded in 1999 in Norway. itslearning is a cloud-based k12 Learning Management System (LMS) that connects people with passions, ideas, and most importantly, each other.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$33
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, acquired Sargent-Disc

synopsis: Cast & Crew, a leading provider of software and services for the entertainment production industry, has acquired UK-based Sargent-Disc, the premier UK and international provider of film and television payroll, accounting, software and services.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, LLC provides technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software and services to the entertainment industry. "
target: Sargent-Disc
Sargent-Disc has been at the center of the British entertainment industries since 1986. Based in Beaconsfield, UK, they specialize in production payroll, residuals, accounting and software services.
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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 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$4,220.93)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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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.
price ($mm)
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$96
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0.0x
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closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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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:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
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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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$458.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2422
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$173.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.97
EBIT ($mm)
$43.65
Net Income ($mm)
$50.50
Employees
1676
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Ticker: AIM:PURP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks is the world’s fastest growing estate agent and offers customers a fairer, more transparent and convenient way to buy, sell, or let.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$145.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1241
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Ticker: CPSE:EI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euroinvestor A/S
Euroinvestor A/S
EuroInvestor.com, an independent Internet media company, provides online investment information to private investors. The company offers information on stocks and shares; access to equity-, currency-, and bond prices; financial news; portfolio tool; and stock recommendations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$9.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.12
EBIT ($mm)
$1.90
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NXOI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next One Interactive, Inc. is a multi faceted media company specializing in Travel and Real Estate. Next 1 plans the delivery of targeted content via multiple digital platforms including Cable and Video on Demand TV Broadcast, Broadband and mobile.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: TSE:6054
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Livesense Inc.
Livesense Inc.
Livesense is a Tokyo-based Internet media company known for its job search site with the business model that rewards users when they land a new job. Livesense also operates websites that help people to find apartments and comparison sites for various business services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$59.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1.83
Net Income ($mm)
$3.19
Employees
299
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Ticker: TSE:3491
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies is a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites. Their Renosy app allows users to search for apartments and condos in Japan. Their Renosy Insight app allows real estate investors to manage their portfolio, simulate purchases and sales, manage contracts and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$438.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.91
EBIT ($mm)
$11.95
Net Income ($mm)
$4.45
Employees
347
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Ticker: TSE:2120
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lifull Co., Ltd.
Lifull Co., Ltd.
LIFULL Co., Ltd. is a company that operates real estate and housing information services. Its main service is the operation of LIFULL HOME'S, a website providing real estate and housing information, which provides the industry's most extensive library of property information in Japan.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$369.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.80
EBIT ($mm)
$45.82
Net Income ($mm)
$27.51
Employees
1297
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Ticker: AIM:ULS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ULS Technology plc
ULS Technology plc
ULS Technology plc brings customers and legal professionals together via housing market comparison services, delivered through their technology systems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$38.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.83
EBIT ($mm)
$6.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4.40
Employees
102
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Ticker: CPSE:BOLIGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Boliga Gruppen A / S is an independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans via Reel Finans Ejendomskreditselskab A / S.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.96
EBIT ($mm)
$0.78
Net Income ($mm)
$2.66
Employees
0
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2408
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KG Intelligence Co., Ltd.
KG Intelligence CO., LTD. is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the information service business. The company is engaged in the publishing of information magazines for recruitment, housing, weddings and fishing. The company also distributes free papers with coupons to be redeemed.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$32.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.44
EBIT ($mm)
$1.67
Net Income ($mm)
$1.65
Employees
340
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,715.61
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,014.73
Employees
0
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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)
$4,580.23
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$779.64
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: 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)
$1,880.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$179.70
EBIT ($mm)
$120.10
Net Income ($mm)
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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,845.75
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
Employees
0
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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: 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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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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