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closed 6/19/2006 via BusinessWire

Austin Ventures, L.P., acquired Perseus Development Corporation

synopsis: Austin Ventures ("AV") today announced the acquisitions of Perseus Development Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise feedback management (EFM) solutions, and WebSurveyor, a leading provider of online survey tools for business professionals.
buyer: Austin Ventures, L.P.
Austin Ventures has worked with talented entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for nearly twenty-five years. With $3.9 billion under management, AV is the most active venture capital and growth equity firm in Texas and one of the most established in the nation. "
target: Perseus Development Corporation
Perseus is leading the transition from web survey software to Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) solutions that help organizations better understand their world.
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closed 12/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired BlueHornet

synopsis: BlueHornet Networks, Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based email marketing software and services, announced that it was acquired by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $3 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $3 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: BlueHornet
BlueHornet helps companies reach their email potential with a unique combination of enterprise-scale email marketing solutions and award-winning services.
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closed 6/26/2009 via BNC Analysis

Toluna plc, acquired Greenfield Online, Inc.

synopsis: Toluna, the online research panel, has acquired the majority of the assets of Greenfield Online from Microsoft. Greenfield Online, owner of Ciao Surveys, was acquired by Microsoft in 2008. The $40 million acquisition will make Toluna the largest global supplier of online market research data, with a global market share of over 11%.
buyer: Toluna plc
Toluna plc is a leading global online market research panel and survey technology company. Toluna offers market researchers access to the world's most highly profiled, responsive and rigorously maintained online panel for sample only and full service projects. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Greenfield Online, Inc.
Greenfield Online, Inc. is a global interactive media and services company that collects consumer attitudes about products and services, enabling consumers to reach informed purchasing decisions about the products and services they want to buy; and helping companies better understand their customer.
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$40
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closed 10/8/2008 via

Greenfield Online, Inc. merged with Microsoft Corporation,

synopsis: Greenfield Online, Inc. announced that it entered into a merger agreement to be acquired by Microsoft Corporation, via a cash tender offer for $17.50 per share in a transaction valued at approximately $486 million.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: Greenfield Online, Inc.
Greenfield Online, Inc. is a global interactive media and services company that collects consumer attitudes about products and services, enabling consumers to reach informed purchasing decisions about the products and services they want to buy; and helping companies better understand their customer.
price ($mm)[EV]
$461 [$396]
rev ($mm)
$138
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
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3.1x
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16.0x
closed 4/10/2007 via BusinessWire

Lightspeed Research, acquired Foresight International, Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Research, an interactive data solutions provider to the marketing research industry based in Lake Zurich, Illinois. has completed the purchase of Foresight International, Inc., a global provider of innovative employee satisfaction solutions.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Lightspeed Research
Lightspeed Research, WPP Company, provides rapid, reliable market research solutions through global online panels. Through its network of proprietary panels and accredited panel partners, Lightspeed Research provides access to household members across 34 countries around the world. "
target: Foresight International, Inc.
Foresight International is a leader in the survey research and survey software industry. Foresight enjoys a worldwide reputation for quality, innovation, customer-focused professional service and leading-edge online software offerings at competitive price levels.
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closed 5/6/2004 via PR Newswire

Gannett Co., Inc., Knight Ridder, Tribune Company, acquired CrossMedia Services, Inc.

synopsis: Gannett Co., Inc. GCI, Knight Ridder, Inc. KRI and Tribune Company TRB today announced that they have jointly acquired CrossMedia Services, Inc., a leading provider of Web-based marketing solutions for national and local retailers.
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$2,786.88)
buyer: Knight Ridder
buyer: Tribune Company (TRCO:$1,920.00)
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company operating on multiple platforms including the Internet, mobile, newspapers, magazines and TV stations. Gannett is an Internet leader with hundreds of newspaper and TV Web sites. "
target: CrossMedia Services, Inc.
CrossMedia Services helps retailers increase in-store traffic and sales by providing turnkey software and ongoing operational services for their Web sites and via third party sites.
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closed 7/13/2007 via BusinessWire

Unica Corporation, acquired MarketingCentral, L.L.C.

synopsis: Unica Corporation a global provider of enterprise marketing management solutions, has completed the acquisition of privately-held MarketingCentral, L.L.C., a privately-held provider of on-demand marketing resource management solutions.
buyer: Unica Corporation (UNCA:$0.00)
Unica Corporation is a leading global provider of EMM software designed to help businesses increase their revenues and improve the efficiency and measurability of their marketing operations. "
target: MarketingCentral, L.L.C.
MarketingCentral is the leading provider of on-demand marketing automation tools and ad agency software for marketing project management and marketing resource management. MarketingCentral provides 100% web-based tools for complete automation of corporate marketing operations.
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$13
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closed 6/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Origin Digital, Inc., acquired InterData Software, Inc.

synopsis: Origin Digital, Inc., a video applications service provider, has acquired the video software applications company, InterData Software, Inc. . The acquisition of IDS enables Origin Digital to extend its video and digital media solutions and further diversifies Origin’s geographic presence adding an office in Denver, CO.
buyer: Origin Digital, Inc.
Origin Digital, Inc. is a global video applications service provider that applies the rigors of broadcast to the management, distribution and delivery of all forms of digital content. Origin Digital enables content creators and distributors to extend their digital media presence. "
target: InterData Software, Inc.
IInterData Software specializes in building integrated web marketing solutions. The company created a comprehensive IP video management solution with proprietary technologies for brokering IP video delivery across platforms and channels.
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closed 4/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

CarDekho, acquired Connecto

synopsis: Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd, which runs online auto classifieds firm Cardekho.com, has acquired Connecto, a company that builds tools that helps marketers/product managers communicate better with their visitors.
buyer parent: Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd.
buyer: CarDekho
CarDekho.com is India's most popular and leading auto portal catering to the aspiring buyers, the proud owners, the auto enthusiasts and die-hard fans and dealers of cars across the country. CarDekho draws more than 12 million visits per month with 7.5 million unique visitors per month. "
target: Connecto
Connecto builds tools that helps marketers/product managers communicate better with their visitors. It provides powerful targeting rules allowing clients to communicate with their customers in an accurate manner.
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closed 9/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

NetworkPlay Media, acquired yoCaptcha

synopsis: Gruner + Jahr’s Indian arm Networkplay has acquired yoCAPTCHA, an advertising platform owned by Innovese Technologies. Delhi-based yoCAPTCHA was founded in 2011 by BITS-Pilani alumni Ankit Gupta and Dhruv Sogani. Post takeover, both the founders will join the Networkplay team.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann AG
buyer: NetworkPlay Media
NetworkPlay Media Pvt Ltd is India's fastest growing media company with assets through alliances across various touch points including Web, Mobile, Direct-to-Home TV, Events and Publishing. "
target: yoCaptcha
yo!CAPTCHA is a revolutionary platform for online advertising, which leverages the user-engaging potential CAPTCHAs have. Instead of the regular warped-text based CAPTCHAs it presents the user with a crisp readable brand advertisement.
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closed 6/20/2013 via PR Newswire

SiteScout, purchased IP Assets from AdBrite

synopsis: SiteScout, the world's leading self-serve media buying platform, announced the acquisition, through a subsidiary corporation, of certain intellectual property assets developed by online ad exchange AdBrite. AdBrite's IP Assets include cutting-edge video, data management and optimization technology
buyer: SiteScout
SiteScout is the world's leading self-serve platform for buying banner ads on the web and on mobile devices. The company's easy-to-use platform, transparent reporting and real-time control deliver unparalleled performance for brands, marketers and agencies. "
seller parent: Sequoia Capital
seller: AdBrite
AdBrite's IP Assets include cutting-edge video, data management and optimization technology. AdBrite was an internet advertising marketplace that connects independent web publishers with thousands of advertisers.
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closed 9/9/2010 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., acquired Accela Communications

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., the leading global provider of video asset management solutions (VAMs) for multi-screen IP-based delivery, has acquired Accela Communications, Inc., a privately-held provider of on-demand, video-based enablement and measurement tools.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc. (:$214.93)
KIT digital, Inc. is a global provider of proprietary IP-based video distribution technologies and video-centric interactive marketing solutions. KIT digital works closely with consumer brands, content providers and telcos to maximize the value of video content via the Internet and mobile networks. "
target: Accela Communications
Accela Communications is a marketing technology company that provides software and services to produce, deliver and measure interactive, IP-based video communications across a wide range of industries including healthcare, information technology, financial services and marketing services.
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$6.08
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closed 6/15/2010 via PR Newswire

Context Optional, acquired unwrap, inc.

synopsis: Context Optional, the social marketing company, announced the acquisition of unwrap, inc., makers of Buzzeo, a leading platform for Facebook application creation, management and deployment. The move expands Context Optional's leadership position in providing comprehensive social marketing solutions for brands.
buyer: Context Optional
Context Optional is the leading provider of social marketing software and services to global brands and advertising agencies. The company provides marketers with comprehensive solutions to build, manage, monitor and measure brand presence across the social web. "
target: unwrap, inc.
unwrap, inc. was founded with the goal of making Facebook more useful for businesses by connecting consumers with products and brands. unwrap's first product is Buzzeo, an online marketing platform that empowers businesses to create, deploy and manage applications across Facebook.
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announced 7/26/2007 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Business Solutions, will acquire AdECN, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. has agreed to acquire AdECN, Inc., an advertising exchange platform company based near Santa Barbara, Calif. AdECN's technology serves as a hub where advertising networks can come together in a neutral, real-time auction marketplace for buying and selling display advertising.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Microsoft Business Solutions (:$0.00)
Microsoft Business Solutions, the software giant's enterprise software division, offers a wide range of software applications for small and midsized businesses. "
target: AdECN, Inc.
AdECN is the only real-time, auction-based, neutral exchange for buying and selling online display advertising. AdECN, Inc. is a privately held, venture-backed company based in Santa Barbara, California.
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closed 2/22/2007 via BusinessWire

Fox Interactive Media, Inc., acquired Strategic Data Corporation

synopsis: Fox Interactive Media, a division of News Corp, announced that it has completed the acquisition of interactive advertising technology company, Strategic Data Corporation. SDC's advanced, proprietary technology is designed to optimize the delivery of online advertising.
buyer parent: The News Corporation Limited
buyer: Fox Interactive Media, Inc.
A division of News Corporation, Fox Interactive Media (FIM) offers a global, border-free online network that caters to consumers by giving them the platform and tools to express themselves, communicate with each other, and engage with the best music, TV, film, sports, information and more. "
target: Strategic Data Corporation
Since being founded in 2000, Strategic Data Corporation has specialized in developing display ad serving and yield-optimization technology that significantly increases the revenue for its clients. SDC’s clients include large ad networks and publishers.
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closed 9/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Wizzard Software Corporation, acquired Blast Podcast

synopsis: Wizzard Software has acquired a second podcasting company, Blast Podcast, a well known advertising technology and hosting service provider in the podcasting world. This acquisition is Wizzard’s next step into the booming podcasting market and is the second acquisition of a podcast hosting company in the past 90 days, the first being the Switchpod.
buyer: Wizzard Software Corporation (WZE:$6.54)
Wizzard Software has become a leader in the speech technology application development market. Wizzard architects solutions to business problems using its expertise in consulting, speech development tools and building speech based applications for the Desktop and Internet. "
target: Blast Podcast
A technology and service provider that brings together video and audio Podcast publishers, including independent production and distribution companies, and advertising agencies, media buyers and online retailers, using proprietary software, combined with a deep commitment to service.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Candy Capital, acquired Blippar

synopsis: The intellectual property of Blippar, the UK-based AR startup has been acquired by one of its investors, Candy Ventures. Blippar is the world's fastest growing image recognition and augmented reality app.
buyer: Candy Capital
Based in the United Kingdom, Candy Capital is a privately-held family office established by British entrepreneur and businessman Nick Candy to manage his personal business interests and group of companies. "
target: Blippar
UK-Based, Blippar is the world's fastest growing image recognition and augmented reality app. Blippar enables users to instantaneously pull interactive digital content directly from the environment around them, their favorite publications and objects via their iOS, Android or Windows devices.
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closed 10/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Grapevine, acquired ReadyCart

synopsis: Grapevine, the world's leading end-to-end influencer marketing platform, announced that it has acquired ReadyCart, a turnkey affiliate shopping platform designed for YouTube creators. ReadyCart was started in 2013 as a way to help YouTube creators build content-specific shopping carts that feature products from their videos.
buyer: Grapevine
Grapevine is the world's leading end-to-end influencer marketing platform that enables collaboration between advertisers and social content creators to produce promotional content at scale. The Grapevine network includes more than 120,000 creators who generate more than 6 billion monthly views. "
target: ReadyCart
ReadyCart is an eCommerce enabling tool that is providing the bridge between content and commerce. ReadyCart was started in 2013 as a way to help YouTube creators build content-specific shopping carts that feature products from their videos.
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closed 4/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Andria Cambridge, acquired Qwikon, Inc.

synopsis: Qwikon Inc., a national SMS mobile marketing company, has announced the sale of the company to new Chief Executive Officer, Andria Cambridge. Qwikon is simple, easy to use and allows businesses to text message their fans, creating a simple and effective marketing tool to generating real time, measurable results.
buyer: Andria Cambridge
Andria Cambridge is the Creative Director and Partner at Chatterbox Public Relations, a firm that specializes in building brands. She is also a board member of Best Day Foundation, an organization that helps children with special needs build confidence and self-esteem. "
target: Qwikon, Inc.
Qwikon makes it easy to create and send a special offer in less than a minute that prompts customers show up almost instantly. Qwikon delivers same day response rates ranging from 5% to over 30%, generating hundreds to thousands of dollars of incremental revenue in hours.
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closed 2/4/2016 via Company Press Release

Represent Holdings LLC merged with CustomInk,

synopsis: Represent Holdings LLC and CustomInk LLC have announced a merger between the two companies. Represent is a platform for celebrities, brands and individual’s who create custom designs (apparel and other products) and are able to sell them across the web to raise funds or profits.
buyer: CustomInk
CustomInk is an innovative website that enables people to design and order custom decorated products such as printed t-shirts and embroidered caps for their groups and events including student groups, bands, small businesses, corporations, family reunions, and more. "
target: Represent Holdings LLC
Represent is an innovative platform allowing clients to create and sell high quality custom merchandise with no risk or upfront costs.
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closed 6/19/2006 via BusinessWire

Austin Ventures, L.P., acquired Perseus Development Corporation

synopsis: Austin Ventures ("AV") today announced the acquisitions of Perseus Development Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise feedback management (EFM) solutions, and WebSurveyor, a leading provider of online survey tools for business professionals.
buyer: Austin Ventures, L.P.
Austin Ventures has worked with talented entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for nearly twenty-five years. With $3.9 billion under management, AV is the most active venture capital and growth equity firm in Texas and one of the most established in the nation. "
target: Perseus Development Corporation
Perseus is leading the transition from web survey software to Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) solutions that help organizations better understand their world.
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closed 7/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Upland Software, acquired Waterfall International Inc.

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software, announced that it has acquired Waterfall International Inc., a leading provider of mobile marketing SaaS and solutions that allows brands to build their existing customer database and drive top-line revenue with targeted, relevant mobile content.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$183.83)
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community. "
target: Waterfall International Inc.
Waterfall is a leading provider of mobile marketing SaaS and solutions that allows brands to build their existing customer database and drive top-line revenue with targeted, relevant mobile content. Founded in 2005, Waterfall is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Austin and Boston.
price ($mm)
$26
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$9
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2.9x
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closed 4/24/2017 via PR Newswire

Upland Software, acquired RightAnswers

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired RightAnswers, Inc., a cloud-based knowledge management system. RightAnswers is a leading provider of cloud-based knowledge management, enterprise knowledge search, and social knowledge software for improving customer service, IT support, and enterprise-wide collaboration.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$183.83)
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community. "
target: RightAnswers
RightAnswers is a leading provider of cloud-based knowledge management, enterprise knowledge search, and social knowledge software for improving customer service, IT support, and enterprise-wide collaboration.
price ($mm)
$20
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$9
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closed 1/11/2017 via PR Newswire

Upland Software, acquired Omtool, Ltd

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software, announced that it has acquired Omtool, an award-winning enterprise document capture, fax, and workflow solution.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$183.83)
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community. "
target: Omtool, Ltd (OTCPK:OMTL:$16.17)
Omtool is a trusted partner for document capture, fax and workflow solutions. The company designs and builds software solutions that serve as the foundation for secure document process automation for customers.
price ($mm)
$19
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$11
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closed 7/11/2016 via Company Press Release

Accel-KKR, purchased a minority stake in ESO Solutions

synopsis: ESO Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of software to emergency medical services (EMS), fire departments, hospitals and healthcare professionals nationwide, announced that it has received a growth equity investment from Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $4.0 billion in capital commitments to its current funds. The firm invests in software and IT enabled businesses well-positioned for topline and bottom-line growth. "
target: ESO Solutions
ESO Solutions, Inc. is dedicated to improving community health through the power of data. Its healthcare, public safety and technology experts provide the most innovative software solutions on the market, including the industry-leading ESO Electronic Health Record (EHR) software.
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closed 7/6/2016 via PR Newswire

Social Gaming Network, acquired TinyCo.

synopsis: SGN, the fast-growing independent Los Angeles mobile gaming company, announced that it has acquired TinyCo, the San Francisco-based startup bringing the world’s largest entertainment franchises to mobile gaming.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Social Gaming Network
SGN (Social Gaming Network) is a leading cross-platform mobile games studio, delivering highly entertaining and engaging titles to millions of users around the world. SGN's executive team with programming and creative talent has established the company as a leader in the mobile gaming industry. "
target: TinyCo.
TinyCo is the San Francisco-based startup bringing the world’s largest entertainment franchises to mobile gaming. Their mission is to create the highest quality licensed free-to-play games on the market.
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closed 4/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Upland Software, acquired Advanced Processing & Imaging, Inc (API)

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software, announced that it has acquired Advanced Processing & Imaging (API), a highly effective content management platform driving workflow in governments and schools across North America.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$183.83)
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community. "
target: Advanced Processing & Imaging, Inc (API)
Advanced Processing & Imaging has been helping K-12 School Districts, Local Government Agencies, and Small & Mid-Sized Businesses speed business processes, increase productivity and reduce operating costs through more efficient business execution and reduced reliance on paper-based processes.
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closed 3/14/2016 via PR Newswire

Upland Software, acquired HipCricket, Inc.

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management applications, announced that it has acquired Hipcricket. The company is a cloud-based mobile messaging platform used by internationally recognized brands and agencies to drive awareness, sales, and loyalty.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$183.83)
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their family of applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and effectively engage with their customers. "
target parent: SITO Mobile Ltd.
target: HipCricket, Inc. (OTCPK:HIPP:$27.57)
Hipcricket, Inc. provides a unified mobile engagement platform that drives awareness, sales and loyalty. Its AD LIFE platform has been used by internationally recognized brands and agencies to power more than 400,000 campaigns across SMS, 2D/QR codes, mobile websites, advertising networks, and more.
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closed 12/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Social Gaming Network, acquired Fat Rascal Games, Inc.

synopsis: SGN, the fastest growing major U.S. mobile games studio, has acquired Seattle-based mobile studio, Fat Rascal Games, Inc. Fat Rascal has decades of experience in gaming across varied genres, having been apart of development teams at major studios like EA, Microsoft, PopCap and Zynga.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Social Gaming Network
SGN (Social Gaming Network) is a leading cross-platform mobile games studio, delivering highly entertaining and engaging titles to millions of users around the world. SGN's executive team with programming and creative talent has established the company as a leader in the mobile gaming industry. "
target: Fat Rascal Games, Inc.
Fat Rascal has decades of experience in gaming across varied genres, having been a part of development teams at major studios like EA, Microsoft, PopCap and Zynga. The founding members of Fat Rascal have produced popular titles such as Zynga Slingo, Matrix Online, and Hidden Chronicles.
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Social Gaming Network, acquired Kiwi Inc.

synopsis: SGN, the fastest growing major U.S. mobile games studio, has acquired the experienced studio talent from Kiwi Inc. in Palo Alto. Kiwi is a mobile entertainment company that develops high-performing games across the Android market.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Social Gaming Network
SGN (Social Gaming Network) is a leading cross-platform mobile games studio, delivering highly entertaining and engaging titles to millions of users around the world. SGN's executive team with programming and creative talent has established the company as a leader in the mobile gaming industry. "
target: Kiwi Inc.
Kiwi is a mobile entertainment company that develops high-performing games across the Android market. Their goal is to build the world’s best mobile games, making life a little more fun for everyone who interacts with us.
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closed 11/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Upland Software, acquired Ultriva Inc

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management applications, announced its acquisition of Ultriva, a cloud-based manufacturing and supply chain work management software provider. Ultriva offers a suite of applications that allows manufacturing companies to collaborate with their customers, plants and suppliers.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$183.83)
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their family of applications connects people through technology, automates the flow of work and brings visibility to all aspects of organizations. "
target: Ultriva Inc
Ultriva's cloud-based platform seamlessly integrates with leading ERP and MRP systems, to deliver an end-to-end pull-based replenishment solution. Ultriva implements a global demand-driven manufacturing model by providing full visibility, scheduling, and production sequencing of customer orders.
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announced 12/9/2014 via PR Newswire

Upland Software, will acquire Mobile Commons

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management applications, announced that it has agreed to acquire Mobile Commons, a cloud-based mobile messaging software provider. Mobile Commons' enterprise-class application drives and manages digital engagement through sophisticated, two-way SMS programs and campaigns.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$183.83)
Upland is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their family of applications connects people through technology, automates the flow of work and brings visibility to all aspects of the organization. "
target: Mobile Commons
Mobile Commons is a mobile strategy and software company that is the technology behind today's most effective mobile messaging campaigns. Mobile Commons works with some of the biggest brands, government agencies, healthcare groups and nonprofit organizations in the country.
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closed 11/21/2014 via PR Newswire

Upland Software, acquired Eclipse PPM

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management applications, announced that it has acquired Solution Q, Inc. and its SaaS project and portfolio management application, Eclipse PPM.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$183.83)
Upland is the world’s largest cloud provider of enterprise software for project, portfolio and work management. From strategic planning to work execution, Upland drives business results for more than 1,200 enterprise clients. "
target: Eclipse PPM
Eclipse PPM is a project of Solution Q and a portfolio management software that helps to simplify project and portfolio management to make it more successful for 'all the voices in the room.' Eclipse PPM provides a combination is an easy to use tool for managing multiple projects.
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closed 7/17/2014 via

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Asset International, Inc.

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading middle market private equity firm, has acquired Asset International, Inc. (AI), a leading provider of data, information and marketing solutions to the global asset management industry.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating executives and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
target: Asset International, Inc.
Asset International provides critical data, business intelligence, and information services to the global investment management industry. AI delivers proprietary data and analytics, as well as marketing solutions that target global asset managers.
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closed 12/25/2013 via PR Web

Upland Software, acquired Clickability Inc.

synopsis: Upland Software, the world’s largest cloud provider of enterprise work management software, announced that it has acquired Clickability, the leading cloud-based platform for web content management. The company helps enterprise marketers and online publishers create, manage and publish content globally.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$183.83)
Upland is the world’s largest cloud provider of enterprise software for project, portfolio and work management. From strategic planning to work execution, Upland drives business results for more than 1,200 enterprise clients. "
target parent: Limelight Networks
target: Clickability Inc.
Clickability is a software-as-a-service provider of web content management (WCM) tools. It helps enterprise marketers and online publishers create, manage and publish content globally; track visitor experiences; and implement branding, social media, and demand generation campaigns on a website.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/7/2013 via AP - Associated Press

Upland Software, acquired ComSci

synopsis: Upland Software, the world's largest provider of cloud-based enterprise software for project, portfolio and work management, announced that it has acquired ComSci, an award-winning leader in cloud-based IT financial business management software with clients such as Goldman Sachs, The Bank of New York Mellon, UBS, and The McGraw-Hill Companies.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$183.83)
Upland is the world’s largest cloud provider of enterprise software for project, portfolio and work management. From strategic planning to work execution, Upland drives business results for more than 1,200 enterprise clients. "
target: ComSci
ComSci delivers IT Financial and Business Management™ (ITFBM) solutions that empower organizations to implement more effective IT financial governance. Their clients including Goldman Sachs, The Bank of New York Mellon, UBS Investment Bank, and The McGraw-Hill Companies.
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closed 10/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Silverback Enterprise Group, Inc., acquired Kalido Group

synopsis: Silverback Enterprise Group announced the acquisition of Kalido, a leading provider of agile data and warehousing and master data management solutions. They provide information integration software to support enterprise management of complex change such as mergers, acquisitions, reorganization and globalization.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Silverback Enterprise Group, Inc.
Silverback Enterprise Group acquires and builds industry-leading software companies that provide mission-critical software products to enterprise customers. "
target: Kalido Group
Kalido Group of Companies provides information integration software to support enterprise management of complex change such as mergers, acquisitions, reorganization and globalization.
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closed 9/30/2013 via BusinessWire

WorldPay US, Inc., acquired Century Payments, Inc.

synopsis: Century Payments, Inc., an industry leader in payment processing solutions to small and medium-sized merchants, announced it has been purchased by WorldPay US, a global card payment acquiring business.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: WorldPay US, Inc. (WP:$4,044.70)
WorldPay is a global card payment acquiring business which allows customers to accept card payments both at point of sale and over the internet. WorldPay offers services across the entire payment value chain, including transaction capturing, merchant acquiring and transaction processing. "
target parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
target: Century Payments, Inc.
Century Payments Inc provides payment processing solutions to small and medium-sized merchants in the United States. Century also provides consulting services and growth capital to merchant service providers and Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) in the payments industry.
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closed 6/27/2013 via BusinessWire

Silverback Enterprise Group, Inc., acquired Noetix Corporation

synopsis: Silverback Enterprise Group, which acquires and builds industry-leading enterprise software companies, announced the acquisition of Noetix Corp., a leading provider of business intelligence (BI) and data analytics software.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Silverback Enterprise Group, Inc.
Silverback Enterprise Group acquires and builds industry-leading software companies that provide mission-critical software products to enterprise customers. "
target: Noetix Corporation
Noetix provides instant operational reporting and packaged analytics software for enterprise applications, including Oracle E-Business Suite. Noetix helps customers worldwide quickly and cost-effectively access the enterprise application data necessary for critical decision-making.
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closed 6/13/2013 via BusinessWire

Social Gaming Network, acquired Mob Science

synopsis: SGN (Social Gaming Network), the premier cross-platform mobile games developer, acquired Mob Science, a top social game developer on Facebook, with more than 50 million users having installed its popular applications including inFamous Anarchy, Coffee Bar, Snowball Fight, Willy's Sweet Shop, Sea Garden, Christmas Cheer, and many others.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Social Gaming Network
SGN (Social Gaming Network) connects people through great games. As a top cross-platform developer and publisher of games on Facebook, iOS, and Android, SGN lays claim to hit titles such as Panda Jam, Bingo Blingo, Fluff Friends Rescue, Jewels of the Amazon, Skies of Glory, and MindJolt. "
target: Mob Science
Mob Science is dedicated to bringing the science of fun to people everywhere through the power of social games. The company is one of the top game developers on Facebook, with more than 50 million users having installed its popular applications such as inFamous Anarchy, Coffee Bar, and many others.
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closed 5/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Upland Software, acquired FileBound

synopsis: Upland Software announced the acquisition of FileBound, a leading provider of cloud-based workflow automation and document management software. The acquisition of FileBound is part of Upland’s strategy to build a family of cloud products that address a comprehensive range of needs from strategic planning to work execution.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$183.83)
Upland is the world’s largest cloud provider of enterprise software for project, portfolio and work management. From strategic planning to work execution, Upland drives business results for more than 1,200 enterprise clients. "
target: FileBound
FileBound provides an integrated workflow and document management system that can be deployed as a cloud-based service or implemented locally. Within FileBound, customers can configure and generate reports that allow them to develop systematic audit procedures, manage information processes, etc.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

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

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

synopsis: VinaCapital, one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, has acquired Smartly, a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
buyer: VinaCapital Investment Management
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. "
target: Smartly Pte Ltd
Smartly is a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV, acquired TradersOnly BV

synopsis: LYNX, a Dutch specialist in online investing, has acquired TradersOnly, the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
buyer: Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV
LYNX is a Dutch specialist in online investing. LYNX provides investors with access to more than 100 exchanges in 20 countries through its user-friendly trading platform. The company was founded in 2006 and has been active on the Dutch market since 2007. "
target: TradersOnly BV
TradersOnly is the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
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closed 10/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

MobiKwik, acquired Clearfunds

synopsis: MobiKwik, India's largest independent mobile payments network, has acquired Clearfunds, an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Clearfunds' robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
buyer: MobiKwik
MobiKwik is India's largest independent mobile payments network connecting 107 million users with more than 3 million direct merchants. MobiKwik allows users to load money into a digital wallet and make secure 1-tap payments for online or offline purchases. "
target: Clearfunds
Clearfunds is an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Their robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Niyogin Fintech Ltd., acquired Moneyfront

synopsis: Niyogin, a non-banking finance company in India, has acquired a 50.1% stake in Moneyfront, an online robo-advisory and investment platform in India. Moneyfront helps its users invest in mutual funds and other fixed-income instruments. Users can manage their investments through a customizable portfolio management system and earn superior returns.
buyer: Niyogin Fintech Ltd. (BSE:538772:$2.40)
Founded in 1988, Niyogin is a non-banking finance company in India. The company helps small businesses with their financial needs, whether it is collateral free access to credit for working capital, financing small projects, expanding businesses or purchasing inventory. "
target: Moneyfront
Moneyfront is an online robo-advisory and investment platform in India. Moneyfront helps its users invest in mutual funds and other fixed-income instruments. Users can manage their investments through a completely customizable portfolio management system and earn superior returns.
price ($mm)
$1.67*
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan, acquired Arab Finance Brokerage Company

synopsis: Arab Finance Brokerage Co. announced a group of investors finalized the acquisition of 100% of Arab Finance. Among the new shareholders, were market experts Mohamed Radwan, Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan. Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector.
buyer: Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan
Mohamed Radwan is the Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan is the former Head of Asset Management in HC Securities & Investment. "
target: Arab Finance Brokerage Company
Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector. Arab Finance has one of the oldest news portal covering the Egyptian EGX and macroeconomic news. In addition, Arab Finance also provides its services as a brokerage house specialized in online trading.
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GB Group Plc
GB Group Plc
GBG is a global specialist in identity data intelligence. They help organisations make decisions about the customers they serve and the people they employ. GBG has the fundamental belief that the digital economy relies on everyone having access to data they can trust.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$160.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.93
EBIT ($mm)
$18.39
Net Income ($mm)
$13.21
Employees
800
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Ticker: AIM:INTQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ is one of the world's most successful Mobile, Social & APP-based service providers. Their disruptive mobile marketing, rich media and advertising platforms enable clients to profitably engage with the emerging social entertainment ecosystem.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$151.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.25
EBIT ($mm)
$12.92
Net Income ($mm)
$11.84
Employees
155
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Ticker: BIT:AXEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
axélero S.p.A.
axélero S.p.A.
axélero provides effective and innovative digital advertising and digital marketing solutions, tailor-made for small, medium and large enterprises and national and local institutions to gain greater visibility, useful contacts and concrete business results.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.31
EBIT ($mm)
$3.12
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
21
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Ticker: SITO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SITO Mobile Ltd.
SITO Mobile Ltd.
SITO Mobile Ltd. is a mobile location-based advertising platform serving businesses, advertisers and brands. Their solution allows marketers to create content targeted to key audiences, based on location, interests, behaviors and loyalty.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$42.50
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
65
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Ticker: AIM:ACC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Access Intelligence plc
Access Intelligence plc
Access Intelligence Plc is the parent company of a group of Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses that deliver comprehensive reputation and risk management solutions for both the public and private sectors.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
94
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Ticker: ICMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation
Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation
Intelligent Communication Enterprise (ICE) Corporation offers a range of innovative enterprise and consumer solutions over the mobile phone. ICE Corp. owns and operates the ICEsync platform, which currently hosts Modizo.com, the celebrity video blog and the related applications for mobile devices.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$9.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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Ticker: OTCPK:IMMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Immudyne
lmmuDyne, Inc. is a technology-driven e-commerce company that builds innovative and proprietary brands. Immudyne’s scalable and global advertising technology infrastructure leverages social media, search and e-commerce platforms to rapidly and profitably grow their product portfolio.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$6.49
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.95)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.47
Employees
11
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Ticker: OTCPK:FPOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobi724 Solutions Inc
Mobi724 Solutions Inc
Mobi724, a global Fintech company, offers a fully integrated suite of multiple Card-Linked Offers and Rewards, Digital Marketing and Business Intelligence and Payment Solutions, which work with any payment card, on any mobile device and at any Point of Sale.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
37
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Ticker: ASX:MTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manalto Limited
Manalto is a cloud-based social media management software that enables enterprises to efficiently manage their social media presence across multiple social platforms, at scale, with alignment to their structure. It delivers controls to support brand and risk management across social media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: VERB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VERB Technology Company, Inc.
VERB Technology Company, Inc.
VERB Technology Company, Inc. is rapidly emerging as the market leader in interactive video data collection and analysis applications. VERB provides customer relationship management (CRM), lead generation, and video marketing software applications under the brand name TAGG.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.79)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$244.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.78
EBIT ($mm)
$204.62
Net Income ($mm)
$119.37
Employees
0
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Ticker: WSE:MCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MCI Management SA
MCI Management SA
MCI Management SA is a private equity firm that implements early stage, growth stage and expansion/buy-out stage investments in CEE Region, Germany and Austria (DACH), in former Soviet Republics countries (CIS – Commonwealth of Independent States) and Turkey.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.43
EBIT ($mm)
$37.39
Net Income ($mm)
$33.77
Employees
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Ticker: DB:GSJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
German Startups Group
German Startups Group
German Startups Group, a Berlin-based investment company and venture capital provider for Germany’s flourishing startup scene, finances young growth companies and also supports their set-up, funding acquisition, development.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.90
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:A7A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FinLab AG
FinLab AG is one of the first and largest company builders and investors focused on the Financial Services Technologies ("fintech") sector. FinLab focuses on developing German fintech start-ups and providing venture capital for their financial needs.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.79
EBIT ($mm)
$0.76
Net Income ($mm)
$21.88
Employees
0
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Ticker: JASDAQ:8462
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Future Venture Capital Co., Ltd.
Future Venture Capital Co., Ltd.
Future Venture Capital is a venture capital firm that focuses on investing in companies operating in the information technology, healthcare, manufacturing and automobile sectors. The firm is based in Kyoto, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.95)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: WSE:SKL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Skyline Investment SA
Skyline Investment SA
Skyline Investment is a Polish investment group, founded in 1997, specialised in PE/VC investments as well as in financial advisory services. Their capital group, being formed at present of 7 entities, develops continuously to provide our clients with comprehensive investment and advisory services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.41
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: RAND
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rand Capital Corporation
Rand Capital provides investors the ability to participate in venture capital opportunities through an investment in the Company’s stock. They invest in growth businesses with unique product, service or technology concepts.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.33)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:CH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Urban Select Capital Corporation
Urban Select Capital Corporation is a TSX Venture Exchange listed investment issuer focused on investing growth capital into private and public companies in a broad range of sectors including consumer retail services, healthcare services, entertainment, media, art and leisure companies and fashion.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: WSE:BPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna
Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna
Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna, formerly Carbon Invest S.A, is a venture capital firm specializing in start-up and early stage investments. The firm typically invests in companies domiciled in Poland and operating across all sectors.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: RHCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Readen Holding Corp.
Readen Holding Corp is an investor, venture capital organisation and shareholder of companies operating in different industries. Readen Holding Corp has access to an extensive, influential and loyal network of business relations and investors.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.02)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: TSXV:STU.P
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SouthTech Capital Corporation
SouthTech Capital Corporation is a capital pool company. SouthTech Capital Corporation was incorporated in 2011 and based in Calgary, Canada.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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Ticker: BIT:FARM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
H-Farm S.p.A.
H-FARM is a public company that supports the creation of new business models and the digital transformation and education of people and enterprises. Founded in 2005, it was the first company in the world to establish a model that includes education, investment and consultancy services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$60.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.54)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$12,803.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,628.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,045.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,738.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,683.13
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,495.95
Employees
0
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