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closed 2/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Diligent, acquired Galvanize

synopsis: Vancouver-based Galvanize Inc. has been sold to private equity-backed Diligent Corp., the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Galvanize, formerly ACL, builds security, risk management, compliance, and audit software.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Clients rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. "
target: Galvanize
Galvanize, formerly ACL, builds security, risk management, compliance, and audit software. Their cloud-based GRC platform offers a flexible solution across the major risk management use cases shared by finance, IT, risk, and compliance leaders at the world’s largest enterprises and governments.
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closed 10/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

Aparajitha, acquired Simpliance Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Aparajitha, a HR compliance services company in India, has acquired a 53% stake in Simpliance from Quess, a leading business services provider in India. Simpliance is an Indian provider of governance, risk and compliance solutions. They offer risk management, regulatory compliance and audit software to help businesses optimize their performance.
buyer: Aparajitha
Aparajitha is a leading HR compliance services company in India. Aparajitha delivers compliance solutions to over 1750 organizations. They provide services for compliance risk auditing, establishment compliance, factory compliance, labour compliance, payroll compliance, mines compliance, and more. "
target parent: Thomascook.in
target: Simpliance Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Simpliance is a company in India that provides technology-based governance, risk and compliance solutions to organizations varying from large corporates to start-ups. They offer GRC tools like risk management, regulatory compliance and audit software to optimize business performance.
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closed 6/22/2022 via Company Press Release

Main Capital Partners BV, acquired Bizzdesign BV

synopsis: Main Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Bizzdesign, a global Enterprise Architecture software company. Bizzdesign’s Enterprise Architecture cloud platform helps customers with complex digital business changes by giving them insights to increase the success rate of business transformation and drive strategic execution.
buyer: Main Capital Partners BV
Netherlands-based Main Capital is a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Nordics regions. Within this sector, Main Capital is the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. "
target: Bizzdesign BV
Bizzdesign is a global Enterprise Architecture software company. Bizzdesign’s Enterprise Architecture cloud platform helps customers with complex digital business changes by giving them insights to increase the success rate of business transformation and drive strategic execution.
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closed 3/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

Blika Solutions AB, acquired Audimex AG

synopsis: Main Capital Partners, a leading software investor in Benelux, German-speaking Europe, and Scandinavia, has announced the acquisition of Audimex AG by Main portfolio company Blika Solutions AB. Audimex AG has been developing and selling software solutions for internal auditing and compliance since 1999.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: Blika Solutions AB
Sweden-based Blika has been a leading partner in supporting the digitalization of tax and legal departments of large multinationals, providing the digital infrastructure to achieve efficiency. Blika is well known for its SaaS platform that focuses on legal, entity and tax management activities. "
target: Audimex AG
Germany-based Audimex AG has been developing and selling software solutions for internal auditing and compliance since 1999. As the developer and provider of complex business applications for internal audit and compliance, Audimex offers their customers everything from a single source.
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closed 2/28/2022 via BusinessWire

Riskonnect, Inc., acquired Sword GRC

synopsis: Riskonnect, the leader in integrated risk management (IRM) solutions, has acquired Sword GRC, a UK-based software company that specializes in project and enterprise risk management solutions, from Sword Group.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Riskonnect, Inc.
Riskonnect is the trusted, preferred source of Integrated Risk Management technology, offering a growing suite of solutions on a world-class cloud-computing model that enables organizations to anticipate and manage strategic and operational risks across the enterprise. "
target parent: Sword Group SE
target: Sword GRC
Sword GRC provides an award-winning platform for Governance, Risk and Compliance, made up of best-of-breed solutions that address the requirements of all enterprise market sectors.
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closed 11/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Ideagen Plc, acquired CompliSpace Pty Ltd

synopsis: Ideagen PLC, a global provider of information management software, has acquired CompliSpace, an Australia-based RegTech provider. A fast-growing provider of Governance, Risk, Compliance and Policy Management software, CompliSpace offers risk-based software programs and education to organisations principally in the education and social care sectors.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$75.28)
Ideagen is a global technology company and supplier of regulatory and compliance solutions. Ideagen provides a common software platform and an integrated risk-based approach to meet multi-industry standards, enabling compliance with relevant laws, policies, and regulations. "
target: CompliSpace Pty Ltd
CompliSpace is a Australia's leading provider of Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and policy management programs, SaaS solutions and consulting services to a variety of organisations across a range of industry sectors. CompliSpace works with over 650 non-government schools across Australia.
price ($mm)
$78
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$11
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7.1x
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closed 10/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Orion Advisor Solutions, acquired BasisCode

synopsis: End-to-end wealthtech powerhouse Orion Advisor Solutions is strengthening its compliance technology offering for clients by acquiring BasisCode Compliance, LLC, a leading provider of regulatory compliance and risk management technology.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Orion Advisor Solutions
Orion Advisor Solutions is the premier provider of the tech-enabled fiduciary process that transforms the advisor-client relationship by enabling financial advisors to Prospect, Plan, Invest, and Achieve within a single, connected, technology-driven experience. "
target: BasisCode
Founded in 2011, BasisCode Compliance LLC was the first compliance software company to reverse engineer a complete governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solution, including Code of Ethics administration.
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closed 9/15/2021 via PR Newswire

Breakwater, acquired Clairvoya LLC

synopsis: Breakwater Solutions, a leader in information governance and data risk management, has completed the acquisition of Clairvoya, developer of an agile, enterprise-class data governance solution that solves complex challenges with data lineage for governance, privacy, and incident response.
buyer: Breakwater
Breakwater helps enterprises mitigate risk and gain insight from sprawling information by combining technology automation and human expertise. Breakwater empowers governance, legal, and risk professionals to locate, access, analyze, and manage information by making data transparent and actionable. "
target: Clairvoya LLC
Clairvoya is the developer of an agile, enterprise-class data governance solution that solves complex challenges with data lineage for governance, privacy, and incident response.
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closed 7/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Marlowe plc, acquired CoreStream

synopsis: Marlowe plc, the UK leader in business critical services and software which assure safety and regulatory compliance, has acquired CoreStream, a leading governance, risk and compliance (GRC) platform in the UK. CoreStream is a SaaS platform that features solutions for risk management, policy management, incident management, and more.
buyer: Marlowe plc (MRL.L:$243.20)
Marlowe is the UK leader in specialist services which assure safety and regulatory compliance. The company was formed to create sustainable shareholder value through the acquisition and development of businesses that provide regulated safety and compliance services. "
target: CoreStream
CoreStream is a leading governance, risk and compliance (GRC) platform in the UK. CoreStream offers a SaaS solution that helps organisations to manage risk and compliance more efficiently. Their software features solutions for risk management, policy management, incident management, and more.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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4.4x
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12.0x
closed 4/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Cority, acquired WeSustain

synopsis: Cority, the global enterprise EHS software provider, announced the acquisition of WeSustain, a specialist in developing innovative software solutions designed to support responsible business management and thought leaders at the intersection of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and digitization.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Cority
Toronto-based Cority is the most trusted environmental, health, safety, and quality (EHSQ) software. Cority enables organizations to utilize EHSQ software to advance their journey and operational excellence by combining domain expertise with the most comprehensive and secure SaaS platform. "
target: WeSustain
WeSustain is a specialist in developing innovative software solutions designed to support responsible business management and thought leaders at the intersection of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and digitization.
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announced 3/12/2021 via Company Press Release

SailPoint, will acquire ERP Maestro

synopsis: SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc., the leader in identity security for the cloud enterprise, announced its intent to acquire ERP Maestro, a SaaS governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solution.
buyer: SailPoint (SAIL:$438.95)
SailPoint is the leader in enterprise identity governance and brings the Power of Identity to customers worldwide. SailPoint’s open identity platform gives organizations the power to enter new markets, scale their workforces, embrace new technologies, innovate faster, and compete on a global basis. "
target: ERP Maestro
ERP Maestro offers a SaaS governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solution. They are fast becoming a leading access security and compliance software solution for companies running SAP and their external auditors.
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$29 [$28]
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kader, acquired Smile Software B.V.

synopsis: Kader, a Dutch agency specalizing in quality, safety, environment and information security, has acquired Smile Software, a Dutch provider of governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) software. Smile's web-based solution enables businesses to control risks, perform audits, and register and deal with incidents and complaints.
buyer: Kader
Kader is a Dutch agency specializing in quality, safety, environment and information security. Kader provides certification, HSE management, and training & education services. They offer a wide range of advice and training to help businesses move forward. "
target: Smile Software B.V.
Smile Software is a Dutch provider of governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) software. Smile's web-based solution enables businesses to control risks, perform audits, and register and deal with incidents and complaints. They also provide solutions for quality & safety and privacy.
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

GBTEC Software + Consulting AG, acquired avedos GRC GmbH

synopsis: The founder and CEO of GBTEC Software + Consulting AG, Gregor Greinke, and Samuel Brandstätter, founder and CEO of avedos GRC GmbH, officially announce the full acquisition of avedos by GBTEC. avedos has established itself with the software risk2value as one of the leading providers of GRC software in Europe.
buyer: GBTEC Software + Consulting AG
GBTEC Software + Consulting AG is a specialist for business process management and governance, risk, and compliance solutions. The company combines consulting and software engineering successfully under one roof. "
target: avedos GRC GmbH
avedos has established itself with the software risk2value as one of the leading providers of GRC software in Europe. Large Austrian and German enterprises as well as international groups, including well-known brands such as RWE, Henkel, and MAN, rely on avedos and its products.
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closed 3/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Riskonnect, Inc., acquired Xactium

synopsis: Riskonnect, the leader in integrated risk management solutions, has acquired Xactium, a UK-based GRC software provider that revolutionizes the way enterprises evaluate and manage enterprise risk and compliance.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Riskonnect, Inc.
Riskonnect is the trusted, preferred source of Integrated Risk Management technology, offering a growing suite of solutions on a world-class cloud-computing model that enables organizations to anticipate and manage strategic and operational risks across the enterprise. "
target: Xactium
Xactium is a leading enterprise cloud computing company delivering Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions on the world's leading cloud computing platform. They are based in London, UK.
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closed 10/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired Center for Board Excellence

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc. has acquired the Center for Board Excellence (CBE), a provider of corporate governance and compliance solutions for boards of directors, CEOs, corporate secretaries, and general counsels. Nasdaq plans to combine CBE with its Nasdaq Governance Solutions business, which operates board portal and collaboration technology solutions.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,770.00)
Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. "
target: Center for Board Excellence
The Center for Board Excellence (CBE) is the corporate governance leader producing board assessments and related governance and compliance services globally. CBE streamlines laborious, costly, and previously paper-based processes through its proprietary EnGauge cloud-based platform.
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closed 3/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Prevalent Networks, acquired 3GRC Limited

synopsis: Prevalent, Inc., the only unified platform for managing third-party risk, has acquired 3GRC, a leading global provider of risk and compliance services and solutions. 3GRC's risk management platform helps businesses enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency.
buyer: Prevalent Networks
Prevalent is the leader in third-party risk management and cyber threat intelligence, helping global organizations manage and monitor the security threats and risks associated with third and fourth-party vendors. Prevalent introduced the only Unified Platform for Third-Party Risk Management. "
target: 3GRC Limited
3GRC is a leading global provider of risk and compliance services and solutions. Its risk management platform combined with expert governance and risk and compliance service, helps businesses enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

ClearView Continuity merged with Assurance Software,

synopsis: Assurance Software, the leading provider of comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery software and services, announced a merger with ClearView Continuity, a web based platform that helps organizations to manage effectively their Business Continuity Management (BCM) activity.
buyer parent: Resurgens Technology Partners
buyer: Assurance Software
Assurance helps businesses develop an end-to-end business continuity program, including business impact analysis, incident management, disaster recovery planning and reporting and emergency notification management. "
target: ClearView Continuity
ClearView is a web based platform that helps organizations to manage effectively their Business Continuity Management (BCM) activity, encompassing risk assessment, business impact analysis (BIA), plan development, exercise and testing and all areas of compliance.
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announced 6/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Quess Corp Limited, will acquire Simpliance Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Quess Corp, India's leading integrated business services provider, will increase its stake in Simpliance from 45% to 53%. Simpliance is a company in India that provides technology-based governance, risk and compliance solutions. They offer GRC tools like risk management, regulatory compliance and audit software to optimize business performance.
buyer parent: Thomascook.in
buyer: Quess Corp Limited (BSE:539978:$918.70)
Quess Corp Limited, established in 2007, is India's leading integrated business services provider. Quess serves over 1700+ customers across 4 segments namely, Global Technology Solutions, People & Services, Integrated Facility Management and Industrials. "
target: Simpliance Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Simpliance is a company in India that provides technology-based governance, risk and compliance solutions to organizations varying from large corporates to start-ups. They offer GRC tools like risk management, regulatory compliance and audit software to optimize business performance.
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$0.30*
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announced 12/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Riskonnect, Inc., will acquire Aruvio Inc.

synopsis: Riskonnect, the industry leader in Integrated Risk Management (IRM), has entered into an agreement to acquire California-based Aruvio, which provides cloud-based governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Riskonnect, Inc.
Riskonnect is the trusted, preferred source of Integrated Risk Management technology, offering a growing suite of solutions on a world-class cloud-computing model that enables organizations to anticipate and manage strategic and operational risks across the enterprise. "
target: Aruvio Inc.
Aruvio offers innovative and integrated cloud based applications that improve the efficiency and consistency of corporate governance, risk management, regulatory compliance, and 3rd party (GRC) management processes.
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closed 9/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.

synopsis: Regulatory DataCorp (RDC), the Trust Diligence leader across the Governance, Risk, and Compliance industry, announced that it has been acquired from Bain Capital Ventures and others by Vista Equity Partners. This acquisition will allow RDC to increase its investment in risk and compliance software and data solutions to help prevent financial crime.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With over $25 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams looking to reach their full potential. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.
Regulatory DataCorp, Inc. delivers powerful, decision-ready intelligence and world-class risk and compliance protection, allowing global organizations to identify suspect entities, strengthen fraud protection, ensure regulatory compliance, and protect their brand equity.
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closed 2/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Diligent, acquired Galvanize

synopsis: Vancouver-based Galvanize Inc. has been sold to private equity-backed Diligent Corp., the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Galvanize, formerly ACL, builds security, risk management, compliance, and audit software.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Clients rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. "
target: Galvanize
Galvanize, formerly ACL, builds security, risk management, compliance, and audit software. Their cloud-based GRC platform offers a flexible solution across the major risk management use cases shared by finance, IT, risk, and compliance leaders at the world’s largest enterprises and governments.
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$1,000
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closed 2/4/2019 via Company Press Release

ACL Services Ltd., acquired Rsam

synopsis: ACL, a Canadian provider of best-in-class risk management, compliance, and audit software, has acquired Rsam, a leader in enterprise GRC software solutions. Rsam's Integrated Risk Management & GRC software platform helps organizations to successfully manage risk, compliance, audit, and security needs.
buyer: ACL Services Ltd.
ACL is a Canadian provider of best-in-class risk management, compliance, and audit software. ACL’s cloud-based GRC platform offers a flexible solution across the major risk management use cases shared by finance, IT, risk, and compliance leaders at the world’s largest enterprises and governments. "
target: Rsam
Rsam is a leader in enterprise GRC software solutions. Rsam's Integrated Risk Management & GRC software platform helps organizations to successfully manage risk, compliance, audit, and security needs. Their solutions are easy to use, customizable, and scales to business needs.
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closed 5/28/2015 via PR Newswire

ACL Services Ltd., acquired Artletic

synopsis: ACL, the company that is transforming audit and risk, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Denver-based Artletic LLC, a digital design firm focused on creating exceptional user experiences through web and mobile applications.
buyer: ACL Services Ltd.
ACL delivers technology solutions that are transforming audit and risk management. Through a combination of software and expert content, ACL enables powerful internal controls that identify and mitigate risk, protect profits, and accelerate performance. "
target: Artletic
Artletic is a leading user interface design studio helping organizations differentiate their offerings with exceptional design. They design beautiful interfaces for mobile, the web, and—most important—users. Artletic is a craft design studio specializing in user interfaces for applications.
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closed 8/12/2013 via PR Newswire

ACL Services Ltd., acquired The Prodigy Group

synopsis: ACL, the company that is transforming audit and risk, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to expand its global footprint through the asset acquisition of The Prodigy Group ("Prodigy"), a Singapore-based software reseller and consulting services provider focused on audit, compliance, and risk management solutions.
buyer: ACL Services Ltd.
ACL delivers technology solutions that are transforming audit and risk management. Through a combination of software and expert content, ACL enables powerful internal controls that identify and mitigate risk, protect profits, and accelerate performance. "
target: The Prodigy Group
The Prodigy Group provides premium total solutions on Audit & Compliance, Risk Management, Internal Control Management, and Business Assurance to audit & compliance professionals, fraud investigators, risk managers, business analysts, IT professionals, system security and senior executives.
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closed 1/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Diligent, acquired Insightia

synopsis: Diligent, the global leader in modern governance providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance and ESG, announced that it has acquired Insightia, a leading SaaS provider of expert insights and intelligent analytics for listed companies, with a focus on shareholder activism, proxy voting and corporate governance.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading governance, risk and compliance (GRC) SaaS provider, serving more than one million users. Its modern GRC platform ensures boards, executives and other leaders have a holistic, integrated view of audit, risk, information security, ethics and compliance across the organization."
target: Insightia
Insightia is a leading SaaS provider of expert insights and intelligent analytics for listed companies, with a focus on shareholder activism, proxy voting and corporate governance.
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closed 8/11/2021 via BusinessWire

Diligent, acquired Accuvio

synopsis: Diligent Corporation, the global leader in SaaS governance, risk and compliance (GRC), has acquired Ireland-based Accuvio, a leading environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data aggregation and reporting software company. Together, Diligent and Accuvio will offer clients the most comprehensive ESG solution in the market.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading governance, risk and compliance (GRC) SaaS provider, serving more than one million users. Its modern GRC platform ensures boards, executives and other leaders have a holistic, integrated view of audit, risk, information security, ethics and compliance across the organization."
target: Accuvio
Ireland-based Accuvio is the leading innovator in sustainability and corporate social responsibility data software solutions. Accuvio provides a single software solution that improves numerical and textual sustainability and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data aggregation and reporting.
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closed 2/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Diligent, acquired Galvanize

synopsis: Vancouver-based Galvanize Inc. has been sold to private equity-backed Diligent Corp., the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Galvanize, formerly ACL, builds security, risk management, compliance, and audit software.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Clients rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. "
target: Galvanize
Galvanize, formerly ACL, builds security, risk management, compliance, and audit software. Their cloud-based GRC platform offers a flexible solution across the major risk management use cases shared by finance, IT, risk, and compliance leaders at the world’s largest enterprises and governments.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Diligent, will acquire Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Governance software provider Diligent has agreed to acquire Steele Compliance, the global leader in Ethics & Compliance Management. Steele partners with the world’s largest, most respected companies to deliver compliance products and services that help organizations embrace a culture of compliance while protecting their brand.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Clients rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. "
target parent: Bregal Investments
target: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc.
Steele is the global leader in Ethics & Compliance Management. Steele partners with the world’s largest, most respected companies to deliver compliance products and services that help organizations embrace a culture of compliance while protecting their brand.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Diligent, acquired Manzama

synopsis: US-headquartered information governance vendor Diligent Corporation has acquired Manzama Inc, in an acquisition that comes as Diligent begins strategically targeting the legal sector. Since 2010, Manzama has been the leading provider of current awareness and market intelligence solutions to professional service organizations around the globe.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading governance, risk and compliance (GRC) SaaS provider, serving more than one million users. Its modern GRC platform ensures boards, executives and other leaders have a holistic, integrated view of audit, risk, information security, ethics and compliance across the organization."
target: Manzama
Since 2010, Manzama has been the leading provider of current awareness and market intelligence solutions to professional service organizations around the globe. Manzama delivers critical insights that help teams better serve their clients.
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closed 8/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Diligent, acquired Brainloop AG

synopsis: Brainloop, a German security software provider, has been sold to Diligent, a New York-based company. Munich-based Brainloop is a leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for enterprise-wide secure collaboration on confidential information and documents, both within the company and beyond.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Clients rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. "
target: Brainloop AG
Munich-based Brainloop is a leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for enterprise-wide secure collaboration on confidential information and documents, both within the company and beyond.
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closed 2/17/2017 via BusinessWire

Diligent, acquired Blueprint and Boardpad

synopsis: Diligent, a leading provider of secure online collaboration solutions, announced it has acquired BoardPad and Blueprint, both from ICSA: The Governance Institute, the professional body for governance. BoardPad is a leading meeting and document collaboration solution. Blueprint is a leading global entity management and corporate governance software.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Clients rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. "
target parent: ICSA: The Governance Institute
target: Blueprint and Boardpad
ICSA: The Governance Institute is the UK's professional body for governance. ICSA Software Intl's products include Boardpad, the industry leading meeting and document collaboration solution, and Blueprint OneWorld, the world’s leading global entity management and corporate governance software.
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closed 4/15/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Insight Venture Partners, acquired Diligent

synopsis: Diligent Corporation, the leading provider of secure online collaboration and document sharing solutions for boards, committees and leadership teams, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Insight Venture Partners.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. It has raised more than $13 billion and invested in more than 250 companies worldwide. "
target: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Clients rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions.
price ($mm)
$624
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$99
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$17
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37.7x
closed 10/19/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Diligent, acquired BoardLink

synopsis: Diligent Corporation, the Software-as-a-Service based platform for the secure electronic production, distribution and collaboration of confidential information for boards and leadership teams, announced it has acquired all assets of BoardLink, a SaaS provider of board and leadership team collaboration solutions, from Thomson Reuters.
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Clients rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. "
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: BoardLink
BoardLink is a secure, web-based board portal, with an optional iPad app, that enables board members to communicate and share documents, create topic-specific workspaces, and compile and share board books.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/4/2017 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Admincontrol

synopsis: Visma, a company that offers software, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting, has acquired Admincontrol, a company that offers web-based solutions as well as a separate iPad and iPhone app for secure interactions and easy sharing of documents in business processes.
buyer: Visma ASA
Visma makes businesses more efficient, through offerings of software, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting. Visma simplifies and digitalizes core business processes within the private and public sector. "
target parent: Herkules Capital
target: Admincontrol
Admincontrol offers web-based solutions as well as a separate iPad and iPhone app for secure interactions and easy sharing of documents in business processes such as board and management work, due diligence, capital injections and stock exchange listings.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 2/17/2017 via BusinessWire

Diligent, acquired Blueprint and Boardpad

synopsis: Diligent, a leading provider of secure online collaboration solutions, announced it has acquired BoardPad and Blueprint, both from ICSA: The Governance Institute, the professional body for governance. BoardPad is a leading meeting and document collaboration solution. Blueprint is a leading global entity management and corporate governance software.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Clients rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. "
target parent: ICSA: The Governance Institute
target: Blueprint and Boardpad
ICSA: The Governance Institute is the UK's professional body for governance. ICSA Software Intl's products include Boardpad, the industry leading meeting and document collaboration solution, and Blueprint OneWorld, the world’s leading global entity management and corporate governance software.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Insight Venture Partners, acquired Diligent

synopsis: Diligent Corporation, the leading provider of secure online collaboration and document sharing solutions for boards, committees and leadership teams, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Insight Venture Partners.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. It has raised more than $13 billion and invested in more than 250 companies worldwide. "
target: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Clients rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions.
price ($mm)
$624
rev ($mm)
$99
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
6.3x
EV / EBITDA
37.7x

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