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closed 11/29/2006 via BusinessWire

Snap-on Incorporated, acquired ProQuest Business Solutions

synopsis: Snap-on Incorporated has completed its acquisition of the ProQuest Business Solutions segment of ProQuest Company. Funding for the acquisition included the issuance of $305 million of commercial paper. Snap-on increased its total committed credit facilities by $250 million to $670 million, of which $352 million remains available.
buyer: Snap-on Incorporated (SNA:$4,058.00)
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage and diagnostics software. "
target parent: Voyager Learning Company
target: ProQuest Business Solutions
ProQuest Business Solutions helps its customers in the automotive and powersports industries operate more effectively by providing content management, technical data and e-commerce applications.
price ($mm)
$471
rev ($mm)
$186
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.4x
closed 11/29/2006 via BusinessWire

Snap-on Incorporated, acquired ProQuest Business Solutions

synopsis: Snap-on Incorporated has completed its acquisition of the ProQuest Business Solutions segment of ProQuest Company. Funding for the acquisition included the issuance of $305 million of commercial paper. Snap-on increased its total committed credit facilities by $250 million to $670 million, of which $352 million remains available.
buyer: Snap-on Incorporated (SNA:$4,058.00)
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage and diagnostics software. "
target parent: Voyager Learning Company
target: ProQuest Business Solutions
ProQuest Business Solutions helps its customers in the automotive and powersports industries operate more effectively by providing content management, technical data and e-commerce applications.
price ($mm)
$471
rev ($mm)
$186
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.4x
closed 6/26/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynamic Map Platform, acquired Ushr Inc.

synopsis: Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. (DMP), a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data, has completed the acquisition of Ushr, a company that offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology.
buyer: Dynamic Map Platform
Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. is a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data used in the realization of autonomous driving and safe-driving support systems, beginning with Japan’s motorways and expanding to overseas markets. "
target: Ushr Inc.
Ushr Inc. offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology. Ushr’s technology and software are shaping the evolution of self-driving technology by providing customers with the reassurance that the paths their vehicles travel are safe, smart and predictable.
price ($mm)
$200
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closed 3/29/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired BDW Automotive GmbH

synopsis: IHS Inc. the leading global source of information and analytics, announced that it has acquired BDW Automotive GmbH, a leader in the development of information and planning systems and intelligent processing of vehicle databases for the automotive industry.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: BDW Automotive GmbH
BDW Automotive supports leading manufacturers, suppliers, service providers, and financial companies worldwide in the development of new sales potential, the optimisation of production capacities, and the reorganisation of sales networks.
price ($mm)
$8.00
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closed 2/16/2011 via PR Newswire

Chrome Systems Corporation, Inc., purchased U.S. Price and Spec Business from R. L. Polk & Co

synopsis: DealerTrack has announced the acquisition of R.L Polk's U.S. Price and Spec Business, including Polk's popular Vehicle Comparator Service, through Chrome Systems, Inc. The Vehicle Comparator is a highly-flexible and customizable service that delivers up-to-date price and specification details.
buyer parent: DealerTrack, Inc.
buyer: Chrome Systems Corporation, Inc.
Chrome Systems, Inc. provides vehicle content, software, technology and services to deliver complete enterprise solutions to all segments of the automotive retail industry. "
seller: R. L. Polk & Co
RL Polk & Co. is the premier provider of automotive information and marketing solutions. Polk collects and interprets global data, and provides extensive automotive business expertise to help customers understand their market position, identify trends, build brand loyalty, and conquest new business.
price ($mm)
$3.20
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announced 11/20/2008 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, will acquire T-Systems Traffic GmbH

synopsis: NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, has agreed to acquire T-Systems Traffic GmbH, a leading provider of traffic services in Germany.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content. "
target: T-Systems Traffic GmbH
T-Traffic is a provider of traffic services in Germany and is central to European navigation because of its large user base and home to many leading automotive companies. T-Traffic's traffic services include data from private traffic sources.
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closed 10/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Dominion Enterprises, acquired Cross-Sell Inc.

synopsis: Dominion Enterprises, a leading media and information services company, has acquired Cross- Sell, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky, the country's top provider of sales data on new and used cars with 6,000 customers nationwide.
buyer parent: Landmark Communications, Inc.
buyer: Dominion Enterprises
Dominion Enterprises is a leading marketing services company serving the wide-ranging needs of many industries including real estate, apartments, specialty vehicles, employment, automotive and travel. Dominion Enterprises is one of the largest providers of highly targeted classified advertising. "
target: Cross-Sell Inc.
Cross-Sell, Inc. is the nation's leading provider of accurate and quick-to-market sales data for new and used cars. The company compiles title and registration information from state departments of motor vehicles covering approximately 70 percent of all vehicles sold in the United States.
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closed 9/12/2006 via PR Newswire

J.D. Power & Associates, acquired Automotive Resources Asia

synopsis: J.D. Power and Associates, a business of The McGraw-Hill Companies announced the acquisition of Automotive Resources Asia , a respected market strategy and information firm specializing in Asia's car markets since 1993.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: J.D. Power & Associates
J.D. Power and Associates is an ISO 9001:2000 registered global marketing information services firm that helps businesses and consumers make better decisions through credible, meaningful, and easily accessible customer-based information. "
target: Automotive Resources Asia
Automotive Resources Asia Ltd. is a market strategy and business development company that specializes in Asia's car markets. ARA assists automakers and suppliers enter and compete in the world's fastest growing markets: China, ASEAN and Korea.
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closed 1/11/2006 via

NAVTEQ, purchased gedas MapIT from gedas

synopsis: NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, announced plans to acquire the gedas MapIT business unit in Mexico; gedas MapIT is the leading digital map provider in Mexico. The acquisition broadens NAVTEQ digital map coverage while creating an efficient local foundation for further expansion.
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content. "
seller: gedas
gedas provides consulting on the development, system integration and operation of IT solutions to companies in the automotive and manufacturing industries. gedas' technological expertise in its core market, along with its knowledge of business processes specific to the automotive industry.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/17/2015 via BusinessWire

Arrow Electronics, Inc., purchased United Technical Publishing from Hearst Business Media

synopsis: Arrow Electronics, Inc. announced that it has acquired United Technical Publishing, a division of Hearst Business Media and a leading digital provider of product information to the global electronics components industry. United Technical Publishing’s portfolio includes directories, e-newsletters, 16 engineering-driven websites, and more.
buyer: Arrow Electronics, Inc. (ARW:$26,812.51)
Arrow Electronics is a provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, and more. "
seller parent: The Hearst Corporation
seller: Hearst Business Media
Hearst Business Media is a global technology leader. Their United Technical Publishing’s portfolio includes directories, e-newsletters, 16 engineering-driven websites, inventory access tools and databases that are important resources for engineers involved in product design.
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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

KEMET Corporation, acquired IntelliData

synopsis: KEMET Corporation, a leading global supplier of electronic components, has purchased IntelliData, Inc., a Greenwood Village, Colorado-based developer of digital solutions supporting discovery, decision support, and the sales and marketing of electronic components.
buyer: KEMET Corporation (KEM:$845.30)
KEMET Corporation is a leading global supplier of electronic components. KEMET offers customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry, along with an expanding range of electromechanical devices, electromagnetic compatibility solutions and supercapacitors. "
target: IntelliData
IntelliData was founded in 1999 by electronics industry executives. The company's vision is to utilize their in-depth knowledge of industry needs and design their intellectual property into software and data content solutions.
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closed 10/23/2019 via Company Press Release

The American Gear Manufacturers Association, acquired Randall Publications LLC

synopsis: The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) is to purchase the assets of Randall Publications, a privately-held media company based in Elk Grove, IL. Purchased assets include Gear Technology magazine, Gear Technology India magazine and Power Transmission Engineering magazine.
buyer: The American Gear Manufacturers Association
The American Gear Manufacturers Association is an association of companies, consultants, and academicians with a direct interest in the design, manufacture, and application of gears, couplings and related power transmission components and equipment. "
target: Randall Publications LLC
Randall Publications is a media company based in Elk Grove, IL. Assets include Gear Technology magazine, Gear Technology India magazine, Power Transmission Engineering magazine, a 10,000 record online technical database, all related web sites, and 23,000+ record, combined circulation list.
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closed 8/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

TraceGains, acquired Healthnotes, Inc.

synopsis: TraceGains, the leading compliance software solution, revolutionizing information exchange across the supply chain for food, beverage, and CPG companies, announced that it has acquired Healthnotes, the forerunner in regulatory and consumer education solutions for dietary supplement retailers and manufacturers.
buyer: TraceGains
TraceGains is the leading compliance software solution, revolutionizing information exchange across the supply chain for food, beverage, and CPG companies. "
target: Healthnotes, Inc.
Healthnotes provides cloud-based compliance and education solutions via Vitature and its Aisle7 products that help the dietary supplement industry and retailers stay compliant, educate consumers, and bring products to market faster.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/22/2017 via Company Press Release

Wood Mackenzie, will acquire MAKE A/S

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced it has acquired MAKE, an industry-leading research and advisory business specializing in wind power.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business, is a trusted source of commercial intelligence for the world’s natural resources sector. Wood Mackenzie empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets. "
target: MAKE A/S
MAKE is a leading source of intelligence for the renewable energy industry—specializing in onshore and offshore wind. Products include reports, access to MAKE’s proprietary databases and forecasts, analyst presentations, and direct analyst access.
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closed 12/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haynes Publishing Group PLC, acquired OATS Limited

synopsis: Yeovil-headquartered Haynes Publishing Group has acquired OATS, a Swindon-based technology business which provides data to the lubricants sector of the oil industry. OATS, founded in 1993 has developed an equipment and lubricants database that supports customers including original equipment manufacturers, oil companies and lubricant distributors.
buyer: Haynes Publishing Group PLC (LSE:HYNS:$31.93)
Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C., a publishing company, produces and sells automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. The Company's manuals are based on a complete vehicle strip-down and rebuild in its workshops. "
target: OATS Limited
OATS is a niche technology business that provides information and productivity solutions for the lubricants sector of the oil industry. OATS has developed an equipment and lubricants database that supports customers including original equipment manufacturers and oil companies.
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announced 8/25/2016 via Company Press Release

Ascential plc, will acquire One Click Retail

synopsis: Ascential plc, the international, business-to-business, media company with a focused portfolio of market-leading events and information services products, agreed to acquire 100% of US-based e-commerce analytics provider Oneclickretail.com LLC. One Click Retail's Dashboard product provides insights to help customers drive sales throughout eCommerce.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Ascential plc (LSE:ASCL:$522.70)
Ascential is an international business-to-business media company. They inform and connect business professionals in more than 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. "
target: One Click Retail
One Click Retail is a market leader in eCommerce data measurement, sales analytics and search optimization for brand manufacturers in North America, Europe and Asia. Their accuracy is unrivaled in the marketplace, with proprietary sales calculations that are 98.5% accurate down to the SKU level.
price ($mm)
$44
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
9.0x
EV / EBITDA
12.9x
closed 6/4/2013 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired Trade Service Company, LLC

synopsis: Trimble announced it has acquired Trade Service Company, LLC to enhance content delivery across Trimble Buildings Solution portfolio. Trade Service is a leader in content acquisition, aggregation, management, publishing and distribution of product and pricing information used by manufacturers, distributors and contractors.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,237.10)
Trimble Navigation Limited applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location: including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, and more. "
target parent: GF Capital Management & Advisors, LLC
target: Trade Service Company, LLC
Trade Service is the leading provider of standardized product and price information to the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, industrial, automotive, and office products industries.
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closed 7/25/2012 via Company Press Release

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., acquired Integrated Design Engineering Systems Corporation

synopsis: Underwriters Laboratories announced the acquisition of Integrated Design Engineering Systems Corporation (IDES), the leading informational resource for plastic material. IDES Prospector is the industry standard for plastic material specification, relied upon by 319,000 design engineers and processors to streamline polymers selection.
buyer: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) is a premier global independent safety science company. UL has five distinct business units: Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, University, and Verification Services. "
target: Integrated Design Engineering Systems Corporation
Integrated Design Engineering Systems Corporation (IDES) is the world's leading informational resource for plastic material. IDES provides plastic materials information and data sheets in Prospector, an online searchable data sheet catalog of plastic materials properties.
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closed 3/5/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired CAPS

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analytics, announced that it has acquired the Computer Assisted Product Selection (CAPS) electronic components database and tools business, including CAPS Expert, from PartMiner Worldwide.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,362.00)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target parent: BV Investment Partners
target: CAPS
The CAPS database is a leading source for identifying specific electronic components based on engineering specifications. It combines information on more than 265 million physical devices, along with intuitive tools for integration into engineering design processes and applications.
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closed 12/14/2011 via Company Press Release

SFW Capital Partners, acquired Buyers Laboratory Inc.

synopsis: SFW Capital Partners (SFW) announced that it has completed a majority investment in Buyers Laboratory, Inc., the leading provider of analytical testing and competitive intelligence services to the digital imaging and document management industry.
buyer: SFW Capital Partners
SFW Capital Partners is the leading private equity firm investing with management in mid-sized companies providing analytical tools and related services, including instruments, information and software, and outsourced analytical services. "
target: Buyers Laboratory Inc.
Buyers Laboratory Inc. (BLI) is the leading authority and provider of critical intelligence on the imaging industry. BLI's comprehensive array of products and services provide clients with the most credible source for global competitive intelligence.
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closed 11/29/2006 via BusinessWire

Snap-on Incorporated, acquired ProQuest Business Solutions

synopsis: Snap-on Incorporated has completed its acquisition of the ProQuest Business Solutions segment of ProQuest Company. Funding for the acquisition included the issuance of $305 million of commercial paper. Snap-on increased its total committed credit facilities by $250 million to $670 million, of which $352 million remains available.
buyer: Snap-on Incorporated (SNA:$4,058.00)
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage and diagnostics software. "
target parent: Voyager Learning Company
target: ProQuest Business Solutions
ProQuest Business Solutions helps its customers in the automotive and powersports industries operate more effectively by providing content management, technical data and e-commerce applications.
price ($mm)
$471
rev ($mm)
$186
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.4x
closed 11/29/2006 via BusinessWire

Snap-on Incorporated, acquired ProQuest Business Solutions

synopsis: Snap-on Incorporated has completed its acquisition of the ProQuest Business Solutions segment of ProQuest Company. Funding for the acquisition included the issuance of $305 million of commercial paper. Snap-on increased its total committed credit facilities by $250 million to $670 million, of which $352 million remains available.
buyer: Snap-on Incorporated (SNA:$4,058.00)
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage and diagnostics software. "
target parent: Voyager Learning Company
target: ProQuest Business Solutions
ProQuest Business Solutions helps its customers in the automotive and powersports industries operate more effectively by providing content management, technical data and e-commerce applications.
price ($mm)
$471
rev ($mm)
$186
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.4x
closed 9/13/2006 via PR Newswire

ProQuest Business Solutions, purchased CPD electronic parts catalog business from Dealer Computer Services, Inc

synopsis: ProQuest Business Solutions Inc., a business segment of ProQuest Company, has closed on its acquisition of the CPD electronic parts catalog business of Dealer Computer Services, Inc. This acquisition has received regulatory and ProQuest Company Board of Directors approval.
buyer parent: Snap-on Incorporated
buyer: ProQuest Business Solutions
ProQuest Business Solutions helps its customers in the automotive and powersports industries operate more effectively by providing content management, technical data and e-commerce applications. "
seller: Dealer Computer Services, Inc
Dealer Computer Services, (DCS) Inc., based in Houston, Texas, supplies comprehensive software solutions specifically designed to meet the needs of automobile dealerships. DCS has built a reputation as being the industry leader in innovation.
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closed 7/7/2005 via PR Newswire

ProQuest Business Solutions, acquired Active Web Services, LLC

synopsis: ProQuest Business Solutions, a leading provider of electronic parts catalogs, performance measurement and e-commerce solutions, has acquired certain assets and technologies of Active Web Services, LLC, a software company that specializes in warranty process management and service component operations.
buyer parent: Snap-on Incorporated
buyer: ProQuest Business Solutions
ProQuest Business Solutions helps its customers in the automotive and powersports industries operate more effectively by providing content management, technical data and e-commerce applications. "
target: Active Web Services, LLC
Active Web Services is a global company that specializes in the area of postproduction, post-sales warranty process management and service component operations. AWS applications reduce cycle times and create controls that can dramatically improve warranty cost recovery, detect fraudulent claims, and
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closed 8/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Snap-on Incorporated, acquired Cognitran

synopsis: Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks, has acquired Cognitran, a company that specializes in flexible, modular and highly scalable SaaS products for OEM customers and their dealers.
buyer: Snap-on Incorporated (SNA:$4,058.00)
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and system solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. "
target: Cognitran
Based in Chelmsford, UK, Cognitran specializes in flexible, modular and highly scalable SaaS products for OEM customers and their dealers, focused on the creation and delivery of service, diagnostics, parts and repair information to the OEM dealers and connected vehicle platforms.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Snap-on Incorporated, acquired Cognitran

synopsis: Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks, has acquired Cognitran, a company that specializes in flexible, modular and highly scalable SaaS products for OEM customers and their dealers.
buyer: Snap-on Incorporated (SNA:$4,058.00)
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and system solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. "
target: Cognitran
Based in Chelmsford, UK, Cognitran specializes in flexible, modular and highly scalable SaaS products for OEM customers and their dealers, focused on the creation and delivery of service, diagnostics, parts and repair information to the OEM dealers and connected vehicle platforms.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/29/2006 via BusinessWire

Snap-on Incorporated, acquired ProQuest Business Solutions

synopsis: Snap-on Incorporated has completed its acquisition of the ProQuest Business Solutions segment of ProQuest Company. Funding for the acquisition included the issuance of $305 million of commercial paper. Snap-on increased its total committed credit facilities by $250 million to $670 million, of which $352 million remains available.
buyer: Snap-on Incorporated (SNA:$4,058.00)
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage and diagnostics software. "
target parent: Voyager Learning Company
target: ProQuest Business Solutions
ProQuest Business Solutions helps its customers in the automotive and powersports industries operate more effectively by providing content management, technical data and e-commerce applications.
price ($mm)
$471
rev ($mm)
$186
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.4x
closed 11/29/2006 via BusinessWire

Snap-on Incorporated, acquired ProQuest Business Solutions

synopsis: Snap-on Incorporated has completed its acquisition of the ProQuest Business Solutions segment of ProQuest Company. Funding for the acquisition included the issuance of $305 million of commercial paper. Snap-on increased its total committed credit facilities by $250 million to $670 million, of which $352 million remains available.
buyer: Snap-on Incorporated (SNA:$4,058.00)
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage and diagnostics software. "
target parent: Voyager Learning Company
target: ProQuest Business Solutions
ProQuest Business Solutions helps its customers in the automotive and powersports industries operate more effectively by providing content management, technical data and e-commerce applications.
price ($mm)
$471
rev ($mm)
$186
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.4x
closed 9/13/2006 via PR Newswire

ProQuest Business Solutions, purchased CPD electronic parts catalog business from Dealer Computer Services, Inc

synopsis: ProQuest Business Solutions Inc., a business segment of ProQuest Company, has closed on its acquisition of the CPD electronic parts catalog business of Dealer Computer Services, Inc. This acquisition has received regulatory and ProQuest Company Board of Directors approval.
buyer parent: Snap-on Incorporated
buyer: ProQuest Business Solutions
ProQuest Business Solutions helps its customers in the automotive and powersports industries operate more effectively by providing content management, technical data and e-commerce applications. "
seller: Dealer Computer Services, Inc
Dealer Computer Services, (DCS) Inc., based in Houston, Texas, supplies comprehensive software solutions specifically designed to meet the needs of automobile dealerships. DCS has built a reputation as being the industry leader in innovation.
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closed 7/7/2005 via PR Newswire

ProQuest Business Solutions, acquired Active Web Services, LLC

synopsis: ProQuest Business Solutions, a leading provider of electronic parts catalogs, performance measurement and e-commerce solutions, has acquired certain assets and technologies of Active Web Services, LLC, a software company that specializes in warranty process management and service component operations.
buyer parent: Snap-on Incorporated
buyer: ProQuest Business Solutions
ProQuest Business Solutions helps its customers in the automotive and powersports industries operate more effectively by providing content management, technical data and e-commerce applications. "
target: Active Web Services, LLC
Active Web Services is a global company that specializes in the area of postproduction, post-sales warranty process management and service component operations. AWS applications reduce cycle times and create controls that can dramatically improve warranty cost recovery, detect fraudulent claims, and
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closed 7/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Gores Group, LLC, acquired AMI Entertainment Network, Inc.

synopsis: The Gores Group, a global investment firm, announced that it has completed the acquisition of AMI Entertainment, a company that makes digital jukeboxes and video systems that deliver music, video and advertising content to 30,000+ locations in North America and Europe.
buyer: Gores Group, LLC
The Gores Group, founded in 1987 by Alec Gores, is a global investment firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm’s operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target parent: Harbour Group
target: AMI Entertainment Network, Inc.
AMI Entertainment Network has been part of the bar and restaurant entertainment industry for more than a century. They make cutting-edge digital jukeboxes and video systems to help their partners provide state-of-the-art entertainment that meets their needs and the needs of their customers.
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Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc. provides innovative geoscience solutions to Energy and Service companies worldwide. The company offers Software & Data, Seismic Processing, Geomatics, Seismic Data & Brokerage, and Land Services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$22.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.10
EBIT ($mm)
($0.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
214
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Ticker: GSPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geospatial Corporation
Geospatial Corporation
Geospatial Corporation utilizes integrated technologies to determine the accurate location and position of underground pipelines, conduits and other underground infrastructure data allowing Geospatial to create accurate (3D) three-dimensional digital maps and models of underground infrastructure.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.50
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
60
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Ticker: OB:TGS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) provides multi-client geoscience data to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies worldwide. TGS also offers advanced processing and imaging services, interpretation products, and data integration solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$612.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$493.13
EBIT ($mm)
$216.90
Net Income ($mm)
$160.55
Employees
547
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Ticker: SNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Snap-on Incorporated
Snap-on Incorporated
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage and diagnostics software.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,058.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,040.10
EBIT ($mm)
$961.80
Net Income ($mm)
$696.50
Employees
12600
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Ticker: SNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Snap-on Incorporated
Snap-on Incorporated
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage and diagnostics software.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,058.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,040.10
EBIT ($mm)
$961.80
Net Income ($mm)
$696.50
Employees
12600
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Ticker: CAT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Caterpillar, Inc.
For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$38,898.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,401.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,397.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
95400
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Ticker: GCP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GCP Applied Technologies Inc.
GCP Applied Technologies Inc.
GCP is a leading global provider of construction products technologies that include additives for cement and concrete, the Verifi® in-transit concrete management system, high-performance waterproofing products, and specialty systems.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,365.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$204.80
EBIT ($mm)
$163.90
Net Income ($mm)
$641.00
Employees
2950
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Ticker: SSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc.
Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc.
Since 1956, Simpson Strong-Tie has dedicated itself to creating structural products that help people build safer, stronger homes and buildings. They are the industry leader in engineered structural connectors, fasteners, anchors and building solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$977.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$172.73
EBIT ($mm)
$139.01
Net Income ($mm)
$92.62
Employees
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Ticker: SZSE:002398
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xiamen Academy Of Building Research Group Co., Ltd.
Xiamen Academy Of Building Research Group Co., Ltd.
Xiamen Academy of Building Research Group Co., Ltd. is a company in China that provides construction and engineering consulting services. The company also develops, manufactures and sells construction materials. Their products include concrete, concrete water reducer, and other concrete admixtures.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$315.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.71
EBIT ($mm)
$35.92
Net Income ($mm)
$30.13
Employees
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Ticker: DLB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dolby Laboratories
Dolby Laboratories develops and delivers products and technologies that make the entertainment experience more realistic and immersive. For more than four decades, Dolby has been at the forefront of defining high-quality audio and surround sound.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$719.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$371.20
EBIT ($mm)
$342.50
Net Income ($mm)
$242.99
Employees
864
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Ticker: XSAT:ECC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ecoclime Group AB
Ecoclime Group AB
Ecolime is a Swedish company that specializes in indoor comfort and energy efficiency. Ecolime offers products, systems, and services for thermal energy recovery and energy distribution. Their solutions allow property owners to lower costs, increase sustainability, and have more satisfied tenants.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SWX:FI-N
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georg Fischer Ltd.
Georg Fischer Ltd.
GF comprises three divisions: GF Piping Systems, GF Automotive, and GF Machining Solutions. GF is the preferred partner of its customers for the safe transport of liquids and gases, lightweight casting components in vehicles, and high-precision manufacturing technologies.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,995.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$455.18
EBIT ($mm)
$320.58
Net Income ($mm)
$237.35
Employees
14918
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Ticker: BSE:505800
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rane Group
Rane Group
The Rane Group is one of the leading Auto component manufacturers in India. The Group comprises of a holding company and 5 manufacturing companies producing safety and critical auto components. Their products include Manual Steering & Suspension Systems, Engine Valves, Valve Guides, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$469.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$49.88
EBIT ($mm)
$32.35
Net Income ($mm)
$24.16
Employees
62
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Ticker: Catalist:5VU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elektromotive Group Limited
Elektromotive Group Limited
Elektromotive Group Ltd is a fast growing company that is involved in the business of providing technology and engineering solutions for electric vehicle recharging stations across Asia. The Group is also involved in the publishing and sale of periodicals and magazines and events management.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$7.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.89
EBIT ($mm)
$0.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
50
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Ticker: SZSE:002633
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shenke Slide Bearing Corporation
Shenke Slide Bearing Corporation is an innovation-oriented enterprise founded in 1996 in Zhuji, Zhejiang, China. The company mainly manufactures bearings used for AC and DC motors, generators, turbines, fans, pumps, compressors and other rotating machines.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$35.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.13
EBIT ($mm)
($0.57)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.21
Employees
433
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Ticker: XYL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xylem Inc.
Xylem Inc. is a large American water technology provider, enabling customers worldwide to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial settings.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3,670.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$613.00
EBIT ($mm)
$485.00
Net Income ($mm)
$324.00
Employees
12700
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Ticker: MATW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matthews International
Matthews International Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a designer, manufacturer and marketer principally of memorialization products and brand solutions. Memorialization products consist primarily of bronze and granite memorials, caskets and cremation equipment.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,475.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$188.73
EBIT ($mm)
$123.84
Net Income ($mm)
$71.22
Employees
10300
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