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announced 1/28/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Passage AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Passage AI, a Mountain View, Calif.-based natural language understanding and processing platform that can be used to create a deep conversational interface for any website or business. Customers can use this interface to get automated responses to their questions about products or service.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$3,224.10)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Passage AI
Passage AI is a Mountain View, Calif.-based natural language understanding and processing platform that can be used to create a deep conversational interface for any website or business. Customers can use this interface to get automated responses to their questions about products or service.
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announced 1/28/2020 via BusinessWire

Dover Corporation, will acquire Soft-Pak

synopsis: California-based Soft-Pak, Incorporated, a leading independent provider of integrated back office, route management and customer relationship management software solutions to the waste and recycling fleet industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Dover Corporation, a diversified global manufacturer.
buyer: Dover Corporation (DOV:$7,169.76)
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer. They deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through four operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. "
target: Soft-Pak
Soft-Pak is an operational software solution for the waste and recycling industry. They are experienced in operating and running reliable cloud solutions for waste haulers and offer an advanced modular software suite allowing customers efficient control of their operation.
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closed 1/28/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Imprivata, Inc., acquired GroundControl

synopsis: Imprivata has acquired GroundControl Solutions, Inc., a leader in cloud-based automation software for provisioning shared mobile devices. The combination of Imprivata and GroundControl innovations will advance the proliferation of Digital Identity Authorization and Access Management solutions and services for mobile devices in healthcare.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Imprivata, Inc. (IMPR:$131.14)
Imprivata, the digital identity company for healthcare, provides identity, authentication, and access management solutions that are purpose-built to solve healthcare’s unique workflow, security, and compliance challenges. "
target: GroundControl
GroundControl is a leader in cloud-based automation software for provisioning shared mobile devices for healthcare organizations. GroundControl's Device Lock allows organizations to keep a record of which user takes which device, improving accountability and allowing unique device personalization.
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closed 1/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Open Systems AG, acquired Sqooba

synopsis: Switzerland headquartered Open Systems, a secure access service edge pioneer with cloud-native architecture, secure intelligent edge, and hybrid cloud support, has acquired Sqooba, a Swiss-based leader in big data analytics. Sqooba uses AI and machine learning to provide real-time visibility across enterprise operations and business applications.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Open Systems AG
Switzerland-based Open Systems is a secure access service edge (SASE) pioneer. Open Systems offers a complete solution to network and security through cloud-native architecture, secure intelligent edge, hybrid cloud support, 24/7 access to level-3 engineers, and predictive analytics. "
target: Sqooba
Sqooba is a Swiss-based start-up, building analytical solutions and providing highly reliable end-to-end products for data streams and complex data landscapes. Sqooba uses AI and machine learning to provide real-time visibility across enterprise operations and business applications.
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closed 1/28/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Erie Street Capital, acquired Performance Improvement Partners

synopsis: Erie Street, an independent advisory firm that works with founders and management teams to achieve next-level growth, has acquired Performance Improvement Partners, America’s largest IT solutions company exclusively serving the private equity industry.
buyer: Erie Street Capital
Erie Street is an independent advisory firm that works with founders and management teams to achieve growth. The firm brings corporate advisory, operational excellence, and go-to-market strategies to disrupted and changing business environments to mitigate risk, realize potential, and deliver value."
target: Performance Improvement Partners
Performance Improvement Partners (PIP) is America's leading technology solutions company dealing exclusively within the Private Equity industry. PIP offers several specialized practices geared toward client needs and represents over 230 of America's most respected Private Equity firms.
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closed 1/28/2020 via BusinessWire

Executech, acquired Pact-One Solutions, Inc

synopsis: Executech, a leading IT services provider, announced the acquisition of Pact-One, a full-service IT provider specializing in dental IT solutions. Pact-One is focused on creating highly positive IT experiences for dental clients in the Las Vegas, San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco Bay areas.
buyer: Executech
Executech is a premier IT services provider. Executech provides on-site, professional, enterprise-quality IT to small and medium-sized organizations that optimize businesses' IT network security, stability, and operability. "
target: Pact-One Solutions, Inc
Started in 2003, Pact-One Solutions, Inc has been 100% committed to making sure dental practices have the most reliable and professional IT service with their complete technology solutions.
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announced 1/27/2020 via BusinessWire

K12, Inc., will acquire Galvanize, Inc.

synopsis: K12 Inc., one of the nation’s preeminent tech-enabled education companies, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Galvanize Inc., a leader in developing talent and capabilities for individuals and corporations in technical fields such as software engineering and data science.
buyer: K12, Inc. (LRN:$888.17)
K12 Inc. takes a personalized approach to education by removing barriers to learning, reaching students where they are, and providing innovative, high-quality online and blended education solutions, curriculum, and programs to charter schools, public school districts, private schools and families. "
target parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
target: Galvanize, Inc.
Galvanize is a learning community for technology with eight physical campuses across the U.S. where innovative startups, aspiring students, and large enterprises benefit from a dynamic, unique technology ecosystem. Galvanize is an industry leader in technology education.
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closed 1/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Monotype Imaging, acquired Fontsmith

synopsis: Monotype has acquired the London boutique type foundry Fontsmith. With a focus on the craft, design, and technology of typography, Fontsmith adds a collection of innovative and award-winning typefaces to the Monotype library and enriches the expertise of the Monotype Studio—building upon Monotype’s international team of type designers.
buyer: Monotype Imaging (TYPE:$243.96)
Monotype empowers creative minds to build and express authentic brands through design, technology and expertise. Monotype's libraries feature iconic typefaces including the Helvetica, Frutiger, and Univers families as well as contemporary releases from the Monotype Studio. "
target: Fontsmith
London-based Fontsmith is a leading boutique type foundry with a complete font design and production service. Fontsmith has created custom or modified typefaces for some of the world’s most prestigious brands, including BBC, British Gas, Colgate, ING, and Lloyds Bank, among others.
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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ION Media Networks, purchased KMCC-TV from Entravision Communications Corporation

synopsis: ION Media, the nation’s leading independent broadcast TV operator, announced the purchase of KMCC-TV in Las Vegas from Entravision Communications Corporation. KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, Nevada, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish.
buyer: ION Media Networks (ION:$0.00)
ION Media is an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group. ION reaches viewers in 98 million U.S. households, or 85% of the population, through its 60 owned and operated stations and its affiliations. "
seller: Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC:$545.36)
KMCC-TV is an Azteca América-affiliated television station serving Las Vegas, that is licensed to Laughlin and broadcasts primarily in Spanish. Entravision is a diversified global media, data and advertising technology company that reaches and engages Latino consumers in the U.S. and other markets.
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closed 1/27/2020 via BusinessWire

ECS Federal, LLC, acquired Blackstone Federal

synopsis: ASGN Incorporated has acquired Blackstone Federal, an engineering, transformation, and creative design agency for government clients. Blackstone Federal has become part of ASGN’s ECS government IT solutions and services segment and will be integrated into ECS’ enterprise solutions group, delivering digital solutions to Federal civilian customers.
buyer parent: ASGN Incorporated
buyer: ECS Federal, LLC
ECS delivers advanced solutions in cloud, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), application and IT modernization, science, and engineering. The company solves critical, complex challenges for customers across the U.S. public sector, defense, and intelligence industries."
target parent: Blackstone Technology Group
target: Blackstone Federal
Blackstone Federal is a premier engineering, transformation, and creative design agency. Blackstone Federal's consultants deliver agile application development, cloud modernization and systems architecture, cybersecurity, user experience design, and branding services to government clients.
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closed 1/27/2020 via BusinessWire

LiveVox, Inc., acquired SpeechIQ

synopsis: LiveVox, the leading provider of customer service and digital engagement tools, announced the acquisition of SpeechIQ, an advanced speech analytics and quality management platform. The platform delivers an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution that drives agent productivity, operations efficiency, and improved customer engagement.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: LiveVox, Inc.
LiveVox is a leading provider of cloud contact center solutions. Through a patented PCI-certified cloud platform and redundant IP/MPLS mesh, LiveVox enables fast deployment of contact center solutions from the cloud, offering customers full control to manage their day-to-day business requirements. "
target parent: IQventures
target: SpeechIQ
Founded in 2015, SpeechIQ is an advanced speech analytics and quality management platform. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the platform delivers an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution that drives agent productivity, operations efficiency, and improved customer engagement.
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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Chatter Research

synopsis: Stingray, a leading music, media, and technology company, is acquiring Chatter Research, a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$228.10)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, 101 radio stations, digital signage, in-store music, and more. "
target: Chatter Research
Chatter Research is a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
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closed 1/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Digital Pi

synopsis: Merkle, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency and Dentsu Aegis Network company, has announced the acquisition of Digital Pi, a leading digital marketing agency focused on marketing automation consulting services in the B2B sector.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Digital Pi
Digital Pi is a Marketo Platinum Services Partner that helps companies get sustainable, quantifiable business ROI from the Marketo Engagement Platform. The Digital Pi Gold Standard framework helps Marketo customers establish a solid foundation to scale their marketing quickly and efficiently.
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announced 1/24/2020 via BusinessWire

WEX Inc., will acquire Optal Ltd

synopsis: WEX, a leading financial technology service provider, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Optal, a company that specializes in optimizing B2B transactions. Optal issues Mastercard branded payment products, driving its focus on developing and bringing to market, game-changing payment solutions.
buyer: WEX Inc. (WEX:$1,664.84)
Powered by the belief that complex payment systems can be made simple, WEX Inc. is a leading provider of payment processing and business solutions across a wide spectrum of sectors, including fleet, travel and healthcare. "
target: Optal Ltd
Optal is re-inventing how payment processes work across complex industries. Optal helps companies boost profitability across a growing number of sectors. Optal issues Mastercard branded payment products, driving its focus on developing and bringing to market, game-changing payment solutions.
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announced 1/24/2020 via BusinessWire

WEX Inc., will acquire eNett

synopsis: WEX, a leading financial technology service provider, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase eNett, a leading provider of B2B payments solutions to the travel industry. They are one of the leading payment companies in developing innovative B2B payment solutions that make payments simple, efficient and rewarding.
buyer: WEX Inc. (WEX:$1,664.84)
Powered by the belief that complex payment systems can be made simple, WEX Inc. is a leading provider of payment processing and business solutions across a wide spectrum of sectors, including fleet, travel and healthcare. "
target parent: Siris Capital Group
target: eNett
eNett is a leading provider of B2B payments solutions to the travel industry. They are one of the leading payment companies in developing innovative B2B payment solutions that make payments simple, efficient and rewarding.
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announced 1/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Predictive Oncology Inc., will acquire Quantitative Medicine

synopsis: Predictive Oncology Inc. , a knowledge-driven company focused on applying artificial intelligence to personalized medicine and drug discovery, is to acquire Quantitative Medicine, a biomedical analytics and computational biology company that has developed a novel, computational drug discovery platform called CoRE.
buyer: Predictive Oncology Inc. (POAI:$1.38)
Predictive Oncology Inc. is a knowledge-driven company focused on applying artificial intelligence to personalized medicine and drug discovery. Predictive Oncology operates through five segments which contain four subsidiaries; Helomics, TumorGenesis, Skyline Medical and Skyline Europe. "
target: Quantitative Medicine
Quantitative Medicine is a biomedical analytics and computational biology company that has developed a novel, computational drug discovery platform called CoRE. CoRE is designed to dramatically reduce the time, cost and financial risk of discovering new therapeutic drugs.
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closed 1/24/2020 via PR Newswire

Gryphon Investors, acquired Ncontracts

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle-market private equity firm, has acquired Ncontracts, a leading provider of integrated risk management software and services for the financial services industry. The deal marks Gryphon's second investment in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) enterprise software solutions.
buyer: Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management. "
target parent: Mainsail Partners
target: Ncontracts
Ncontracts is a provider of risk, vendor, and compliance management software to the financial services industry. The company's combination of software and services enables financial institutions to achieve their risk management and compliance goals with its integrated, cloud-based solution suite.
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closed 1/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Minute Media, acquired FanSided

synopsis: Minute Media, a leading global technology and digital publishing platform, has acquired FanSided from Meredith Corporation. FanSided is one of the fastest growing platforms of sports and lifestyle digital properties, with more than 300 destinations focused on specific professional sports teams, college sports, lifestyle trends, and more.
buyer: Minute Media
Minute Media is a leading media and technology brand focused on two main pillars—platform and content. Minute Media’s platform serves as the company’s foundation, powering its content as well as enabling the evolution of other market-leading digital media brands. "
target parent: Meredith Corporation
target: FanSided
FanSided is one of the fastest growing platforms of sports and lifestyle digital properties, with more than 300 destinations focused on specific professional sports teams, college sports, lifestyle trends, and more.
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closed 1/24/2020 via Company Press Release

Graphic Village, LLC, acquired Intrinzic Inc.

synopsis: Graphic Village, a Greater Cincinnati print marketing solutions company, has acquired Intrinzic, Inc., an integrated marketing communications and strategic brand development agency. Intrinzic provides brand design, social media, advertising, public relations, content creation, and video production and filming services.
buyer parent: Revitalize Capital
buyer: Graphic Village, LLC
Graphic Village offers the broadest array of print, marketing, and fulfillment capabilities in the Greater Cincinnati region—under one roof. Graphic Village is a multichannel marketing solutions provider and full-service partner for strategy, creative, print management, and execution. "
target: Intrinzic Inc.
Intrinzic is an integrated marketing communications and strategic brand development agency located in Greater Cincinnati. The company provides various services, including brand design, social media, advertising, public relations, content creation, and video production and filming.
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closed 1/23/2020 via PR Newswire

The Expo Group, Inc., acquired Educe LLC

synopsis: The Expo Group, an exhibitions and events partner that invests in growth, has acquired Educe LLC, a firm committed to adding value to the events and engagement strategy for higher education institutions.
buyer: The Expo Group, Inc.
The Expo Group is a trusted exhibition and events partner helping organizations grow their attendee, exhibitor and sponsorship revenue through the design and execution of unique, compelling and memorable experiences. The company is headquartered in Dallas. "
target: Educe LLC
Educe is a boutique firm focused entirely on the needs of higher education. They have worked on campuses, taught at conferences, served on boards, and been tapped as trusted counsel by leadership. They specialize in engagement strategies, event design and production, higher education and more.
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announced 1/23/2020 via Reuters

Knowledge Shop Pty Ltd, will acquire TaxBanter Pty Ltd

synopsis: Knowledge Shop, the leading resource service for professional advisers in Australia, will acquire a 60% stake in TaxBanter, an Australian leader in professional tax training services. TaxBanter provides Australian accounting practices with access to effective tax learning through the delivery of quality in-house, online and public tax courses.
buyer parent: Easton Investments
buyer: Knowledge Shop Pty Ltd
Knowledge Shop is the leading resource service for professional advisers in Australia. Knowledge Shop delivers real time knowledge resources and training across tax & accounting, superannuation, specialist advice areas such as business valuations, and practice management. "
target: TaxBanter Pty Ltd
TaxBanter is an Australian leader in professional tax training and specialist training services. TaxBanter provides Australian accounting practices with access to effective tax learning through the delivery of quality in-house, online and public tax courses.
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announced 1/23/2020 via PR Newswire

gamigo AG, will acquire Verve Wireless

synopsis: gamigo AG, one of the leading publishers of online and mobile games in Europe and North America, will acquire Verve Wireless, Inc., a leading mobile data platform for location-based programmatic video and display marketing. Verve empowers marketers to identify, reach, and engage consumers with compelling mobile advertising experiences.
buyer parent: Media and Games Invest plc
buyer: gamigo AG (WKN:A1TNJY:$0.00)
Headquartered in Germany, Gamigo has developed into one of the leading publishers of online and mobile games in Europe and North America. Gamigo grows via organic growth as well as through acquisitions and has made acquisitions in games, media, technology companies and individual game assets. "
target: Verve Wireless
Verve is a location-based mobile marketing platform that connects advertisers with consumers to deliver successful business outcomes. They empower marketers to identify, reach, and engage consumers with compelling mobile advertising experiences.
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announced 1/23/2020 via PR Newswire

HgCapital, will acquire Intelerad Medical Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Novacap, the Canadian-based private equity firm, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of a majority stake in Intelerad Medical Systems, a global provider of medical imaging software and enterprise workflow solutions to Hg, a U.K.-based private equity firm specialized in software and service businesses.
buyer: HgCapital
Hg is a European investor in software and services businesses, with increasing global presence. Hg is a specialist investor, committed to building businesses that change the way people do business, through deep sector specialisation and dedicated operational support. "
target parent: Novacap Investments Inc.
target: Intelerad Medical Systems, Inc.
Montreal-based Intelerad is a medical imaging software provider that specialises in diagnostic viewing, reporting, and collaboration solutions. The company serves over 300 healthcare organizations around the world, with a strength in radiology groups, imaging centers, clinics, and reading groups.
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closed 1/23/2020 via Company Press Release

CoreLogic, Inc., acquired Location, Inc.

synopsis: CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, announced the completion of the company’s acquisition of Location, Inc., a leader in geographic data sciences and predictive, location-based analytics for businesses across the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: CoreLogic, Inc. (CLGX:$1,739.51)
CoreLogic is a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider. They combine data from public, contributory and proprietary sources, providing coverage of property and other encumbrances, consumer credit, tenancy, location, hazard risk and performance information. "
target: Location, Inc.
Location, Inc. is a rapidly growing, high-end leader in geospatial data, specializing in location-based decision-making tools, analytics and information products. The company builds and licenses data products for the insurance, real estate, and finance sectors.
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RealPage, Inc., will acquire Modern Message

synopsis: RealPage, Inc., a provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, will acquire Modern Message, the multifamily real estate industry’s leading resident engagement solution. Modern Message’s Community Rewards platform builds engagement through a fully mobile UI that is motivating, rewarding and interactive for property residents.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$960.34)
RealPage provides a technology platform that enables real estate owners and managers to change how people experience and use rental space. Clients use the platform to gain transparency in asset performance, leverage data insights, and monetize space to create incremental yields. "
target: Modern Message
Modern Message is the leading resident engagement, loyalty, and rewards platform for the residential real estate industry. The company's flagship platform, Community Rewards, builds meaningful engagement through a fully mobile UI that is motivating, rewarding, and interactive for property residents.
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Moody's Analytics, Inc., will acquire Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.

synopsis: RDC, the global leader in risk intelligence compliance screening, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation and leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.
RDC (Regulatory DataCorp) delivers powerful, decision-ready intelligence and world-class risk and compliance protection, allowing global organizations to identify suspect entities, strengthen fraud protection, ensure regulatory compliance, and protect their brand equity.
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SecuTix SA, acquired Oxynade

synopsis: SecuTix is proud to announce the acquisition of Oxynade, a Belgium based provider of SaaS ticketing software. The NextGen Ticketing Technology eTicketing-as-a-Service developed by Oxynade is a unified self-service platform, fully API based, highly customisable and 100% white-label.
buyer: SecuTix SA
A pioneer in applying the SaaS model to ticketing, SecuTix SA is the European developer of an integrated, cloud-based platform for white-label ticketing and audience management. SecuTix 360° provides event professionals with a multichannel ticketing solution to control their distribution. "
target: Oxynade
Oxynade NV was founded in 2009 and its headquarter is based in Ghent, Belgium. The NextGen Ticketing Technology eTicketing-as-a-Service developed by Oxynade is a unified self-service platform, fully API based, highly customisable and 100% white-label.
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Cedar Park Entertainment, acquired Evergreen Valley Productions LLC

synopsis: Cedar Park Entertainment, an independent production studio, has acquired Evergreen Valley Productions, a production firm that promotes diversity, original film, and fresh perspectives in content creation. Evergreen Valley Productions creates compelling content for and by people of color.
buyer: Cedar Park Entertainment
Cedar Park Entertainment is an independent production studio. Cedar Park Entertainment is committed to developing original film and television stories in all genres with an emphasis on realistic, slice-of-life narratives. Their projects include Deputy and Ready for War. "
target: Evergreen Valley Productions LLC
Evergreen Valley Productions is a production firm that promotes diversity, original film, and fresh perspectives in content creation. Evergreen Valley Productions creates compelling content for and by people of color. They tell stories in all genres with a focus on the slice-of-life.
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closed 1/23/2020 via PR Newswire

busuu, acquired Verbling

synopsis: Busuu, one of the world's most popular language-learning platforms, announced that it has acquired the live video tutoring company Verbling. Verbling uses online live video technology to help people develop their skills together with teachers and students on a global scale. The core team is based in San Francisco, California.
buyer: busuu
Busuu combines language learning courses, designed by experts, with AI-powered features and a community where learners can interact with native speakers. With more than 100 million users worldwide, Busuu is the world’s largest community for language learning. "
target: Verbling
Verbling’s mission is to empower people all over the world to become fluent in a foreign language. They use online live video technology to help people develop their skills together with teachers and students on a global scale. The core team is based in San Francisco, California.
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closed 1/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Clubessential LLC, acquired Vermont Systems Inc.

synopsis: Clubessential Holdings, the leading provider of membership and club-management solutions, has acquired Vermont Systems Inc. (VSI), the leading provider of recreation management software and services. VSI's software enables municipal, county, state and federal military governmental entities to create community experiences and enhance loyalty.
buyer: Clubessential LLC
Clubessential provides a full suite of membership and club management software as a service solutions to private clubs and college athletic programs. Their offerings consist of website, mobile apps, accounting, point-of- sale, payments, CRM, reservations, camps and statistics software solutions. "
target: Vermont Systems Inc.
Vermont Systems Inc. (VSI) is the leading provider of recreation management software and services. VSI's recreation management software enables municipal, county, state and federal military governmental entities to create consistent community experiences and enhance loyalty.
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closed 1/22/2020 via Company Press Release

YPI CREW, purchased Recruitment Division from Edmiston

synopsis: YPI CREW, a leading international yacht crew agency, has acquired the recruitment division of Edmiston. Edmiston is a world-leader in yacht brokerage, management and charter. Edmiston's recruitment division focuses on recruiting at every level, from deckhand to captain, ensuring yachts operate to the very highest of standards.
buyer: YPI CREW
YPI CREW is a leading international yacht crew agency. YPI CREW provides an unparalleled recruitment service that focuses on absolute efficiency and quality. They specialise in placing captains, engineers, officers, chefs, stewards/stewardesses, bosuns, and deckhands. "
seller: Edmiston
Edmiston's recruitment division is comprised of an experienced recruitment team who are focused on recruiting at every level, from deckhand to captain, ensuring yachts operate to the very highest of standards. Edmiston is a world-leader in yacht brokerage, management and charter.
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Fyllo, acquired CannaRegs, Inc.

synopsis: Fyllo, the world's first MarTech platform for the cannabis industry, has acquired CannaRegs, a website offering subscription access to state and municipal cannabis regulations. CannaRegs provides up-to-date information on cannabis-related rules and regulations from over 4,000 municipal, county, state and federal sources.
buyer: Fyllo
Fyllo is the world's first MarTech platform for the cannabis industry. Fyllo's CannaBrain technology ingests and interrogates billions of data points, allowing brands to safely build and execute advertising campaigns while also enabling publishers to create and monetize compliant ad inventory. "
target: CannaRegs, Inc.
CannaRegs is a comprehensive web-based subscription service and technology platform that provides users enhanced access to all state and municipal cannabis rules and regulations. CannaRegs provides up-to-date information on cannabis-related rules and regulations from over 4,000 sources.
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$10
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/22/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Five Below, acquired Hollar

synopsis: Five Below is acquiring a robust e-commerce platform, fulfillment operation and certain other assets of Hollar.com, the ultimate mobile destination for cool products at incredible deals starting at $2. Featuring thousands of items from toys and electronics to home, beauty and apparel, Hollar is all about the joy of discovery.
buyer: Five Below (FIVE:$1,762.28)
Five Below Inc. is an American publicly held chain of specialty discount stores that sells products that cost up to $5, plus a small assortment of products from $6 to $10. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, the chain is aimed at tweens and teens. "
target: Hollar
Hollar is the ultimate mobile destination for cool products at incredible deals starting at $2. Featuring thousands of items from toys and electronics to home, beauty and apparel — including unique curated gift and party collections — Hollar is all about the joy of discovery.
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announced 1/17/2020 via BusinessWire

Veritas Capital, will acquire Campus Management Corp.

synopsis: An affiliate of Veritas Capital is to acquire Campus Management and Edcentric from Leeds Equity Partners. Campus Management is a leading provider of cloud-based solutions and services that transform higher education institutions. Edcentric is the leading provider of institutional effectiveness software to over 1,400 education institutions.
buyer: Veritas Capital
Veritas Capital is a leading private equity firm that invests in companies that provide critical products and services, primarily technology and technology-enabled solutions, to government and commercial customers worldwide. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Campus Management Corp.
Campus Management is a leading provider of cloud-based SIS, CRM and ERP solutions and services that transform higher education institutions. Edcentric is the leading provider of institutional effectiveness software to over 1,400 education institutions.
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closed 1/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

CarGurus, acquired Autolist, Inc.

synopsis: CarGurus, a leading global automotive marketplace, has acquired Autolist, an innovative car shopping platform spread across Android, iOS, and the web. The acquisition expands CarGurus’ category-leading consumer audience and will help enable the company to further enhance its unique value proposition for subscribing dealers.
buyer: CarGurus (CARG:$556.85)
CarGurus is an online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of new and used cars. The Company uses proprietary technology, search algorithms, and data analytics to bring trust and transparency to the automotive search experience and help users find great deals from top-rated dealers. "
target: Autolist, Inc.
Autolist is an innovative car shopping platform spread across Andriod, iOS, and the web to provide users with the best car buying experience anywhere. The company's tools analyze car prices, read reviews, research pricing history, and search over 7,000,000 listings to find the best value for users.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/17/2020 via PR Newswire

GI Partners, acquired DR Fortress

synopsis: GI Partners, a leading private investment firm, announced the acquisition of a majority interest in DR Fortress, the largest carrier-neutral data center and cloud services provider operating in Hawaii. The company assists both international and local companies with maintaining and securing their mission-critical IT systems.
buyer: GI Partners
GI Partners is a private investment firm based in San Francisco. The firm has raised over $17 billion in capital from leading institutional investors around the world. GI Partners’ private equity team focuses on investments in the Healthcare, IT Infrastructure, Services, and Software sectors. "
target: DR Fortress
DR Fortress is the largest carrier-neutral data center and cloud services provider operating in Hawaii. The company assists both international and local companies with maintaining and securing their mission-critical IT systems.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/17/2020 via BusinessWire

DNA Payments Limited, acquired Zash

synopsis: DNA Payments, a fintech payments company, has acquired Zash AB, a Swedish fintech company providing Point of Sale Software and Payments services to over 1000 clients in the UK, across EU, Latin America and Brazil.
buyer: DNA Payments Limited
DNA Payments is a London based fintech company offering full-scope payments services for SMEs. DNA’s team consists of highly proficient people who have worked with payment and banking systems for more than 20 years. "
target: Zash
Zash AB is a Swedish fintech company providing Point of Sale Software and Payments services to over 1000 clients in the UK, across EU, Latin America and Brazil.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/17/2020 via Company Press Release

AG Growth International, acquired Affinity Management Limited

synopsis: Ag Growth International Inc. has acquired 100% of the shares outstanding of Affinity Management Ltd., a provider of software solutions to the agriculture industry under the brand name Compass® and includes a comprehensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for growers and ag retailers, as well as an agronomy tool.
buyer: AG Growth International (TSX:AFN:$751.80)
Based in Canada, AG Growth International is a global leader in the planning, engineering and manufacturing of full solutions and systems across 5 platforms: Grain, Fertilizer, Food, Feed and Seed. These systems are delivered for farm and commercial applications. "
target: Affinity Management Limited
Affinity is a provider of software solutions to the agriculture industry under the brand name Compass® and includes a comprehensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for growers and ag retailers, as well as an agronomy tool.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/17/2020 via BusinessWire

FireEye, acquired Cloudvisory

synopsis: FireEye, Inc., the intelligence-led security company, has acquired Cloudvisory, a provider of continuous visibility, compliance, and security policy governance solutions. The acquisition will add cloud workload security capabilities to FireEye Helix, offering customers one integrated security operations platform for cloud and container security.
buyer: FireEye (FEYE:$871.60)
FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant consulting. "
target: Cloudvisory
Cloudvisory provides continuous visibility, compliance, and security policy governance solutions for multi-cloud and data center assets. Cloudvisory offers a complete centralized security management solution for audit, compliance, micro-segmentation, and enforcement through cloud-native controls.
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closed 1/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Ticker Tocker, acquired Eff Creative Group

synopsis: Ticker Tocker, LLC. an award winning social trading platform announced a strategic merger with Eff Creative Group, LLC, a globally renowned agency with vertically integrated services that include design, software development, and marketing. Eff focuses on helping clients bring consumer and digital products to market.
buyer: Ticker Tocker
Ticker Tocker is a social marketplace of verified trading leaders, with real-time trade ideas, automated strategies, predictive analytics, live broadcast channels and more. Ticker Tocker supports institutional and novice traders to quickly find, test, learn, share and execute trades in stocks. "
target: Eff Creative Group
Eff Creative Group, LLC is an award-winning company headquartered in Times Square, New York. A team of experienced creative innovators, Eff strategically designs, develops, and markets groundbreaking digital and consumer products launching campaigns for businesses with bespoke market solutions.
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closed 1/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

GlobalTranz, acquired Cerasis, Inc.

synopsis: GlobalTranz Enterprises, a technology and third-party logistics solutions company providing Transportation Management System products to shippers, logistics service providers and carriers, has acquired Cerasis, a customer focused, technology driven and data empowered provider of managed transportation and third-party multimodal logistics services.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: GlobalTranz
GlobalTranz is a technology company providing cloud-based multi-modal Transportation Management System products to shippers, carriers, and brokers. GlobalTranz is leading the logistics software and services market in innovative technology that optimizes the efficiency of freight movement. "
target: Cerasis, Inc.
Cerasis is a technology-enabled, third-party logistics company that provides logistics services and solutions through its transportation management system, the Cerasis Rater. The Company serves over 700 customers, including leading manufacturers and distributors across multiple vertical industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$150
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/16/2020 via Reuters

Nvoi, will acquire WorkConex

synopsis: Nvoi Ltd, Australia’s only open market workforce-as-a-service platform that directly connects employers and skilled professionals, will acquire WorkConex Holdings, a Software as a Service (SaaS) recruitment management solution in Australia. WorkConex's web based tool automates all the steps involved in the recruitment workflow.
buyer: Nvoi (ASX:NVO:$0.02)
Nvoi is Australia’s only open market workforce-as-a-service platform that directly connects employers and skilled professionals. Nvoi gives employers a way to quickly fill vacancies with qualified, verified and rated professionals at a fraction of the time, cost and hassle of existing processes. "
target: WorkConex
WorkConex is a Software as a Service (SaaS) recruitment management solution in Australia. WorkConex's web based tool automates all the steps involved in the recruitment workflow, allowing users to simplify advertising new roles, track applications in real time, communicate with candidates, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Astreya, will acquire RelayiQ, Inc.

synopsis: Astreya, a leading global IT solutions provider for many of the world’s most recognizable and innovative organizations, will acquire RelayiQ, a business intelligence (BI) and analytics expert. RelayiQ offers a cloud-based platform that turns data into actions and measurable business growth.
buyer: Astreya
Astreya is a premier IT solutions provider offering strategic and tactical support for the most demanding organizations. Utilizing innovations in information technology, Astreya services include 24/7 end-user support, program management, and data center operations. "
target: RelayiQ, Inc.
RelayiQ is a business intelligence (BI) and analytics expert. RelayiQ offers a cloud-based platform that turns data into actions and measurable business growth. RelayiQ quickly detects insights from existing data sources and delivers plans to people who can act on them.
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closed 1/16/2020 via BusinessWire

All Traffic Data, acquired Key Data Network

synopsis: All Traffic Data, a traffic data collection and analysis firm, announced that it has acquired Key Data Network, an Oregon-based provider of traffic data collection and analysis services for civil engineering firms and government transportation authorities in Oregon, Washington, and Texas.
buyer parent: Seaport Capital
buyer: All Traffic Data
Founded in 2001 in Wheat Ridge, CO, All Traffic Data provides traffic data collection and reporting, consulting services and transportation asset management to a multitude of civil engineering firms, state and local transportation authorities, commercial establishments and cities across the US. "
target: Key Data Network
Founded in 2016 in Lake Oswego, Oregon, Key Data Network provides traffic data collection and analysis for engineering and government customers.
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closed 1/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., acquired Clustree

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader in people development solutions, has acquired Clustree, a French technology company that developed an industry-leading, AI-powered skills engine and extensive skills ontology that is being used by leading global brands, including Carrefour and SNCF.
buyer: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$565.18)
Cornerstone is the world’s leading people development company. Their people development solutions include comprehensive recruiting, personalized learning, modern content delivered in the flow of work, development-driven performance management, and holistic workforce data management and insights. "
target: Clustree
France-based Cluster is the developer of one of the world’s most sophisticated skills engines that uses machine learning and bias-free algorithms to help organizations match their employees’ skills with specific job roles.
price ($mm)
$19
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announced 1/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, will acquire CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory has signed an agreement to acquire Netherlands-based CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V., a leading provider of risk management software, including the industry-standard BowTieXP solution. The acquisition will extend Wolters Kluwer’s presence in the growing operational risk management software market.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
target: CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V.
Netherlands-based CGE Risk Management Solutions is a provider of risk management software. GCE's BowTieXP solution is a barrier-based risk management solution for visual and qualitative risk assessment for analyzing and communicating how high-risk scenarios around specific hazards develop.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Infor, will acquire Intelligent InSites

synopsis: Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Intelligent InSites Inc., a leading provider of healthcare software and services leveraging location-based intelligence from real-time location systems (RTLS).
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Infor
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud, providing complete suites that are designed to support progress. With 16,500 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. "
target: Intelligent InSites
Intelligent InSites improves healthcare operational efficiency, patient flow and asset utilization with its location-based software solutions. Intelligent InSites automatically captures location data from RTLS, RFID, BLE and other IoT technologies and integrates it with other health IT systems.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

INTL FCStone Inc., will acquire Giroxx GmbH

synopsis: INTL FCStone Inc. announced that it has executed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire GIROXX GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. Through its digital platform, GIROXX GmbH provides online payment and foreign exchange hedging services to small and medium sized enterprises (SME's) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
buyer: INTL FCStone Inc. (INTL:$32,742.30)
INTL FCStone Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of execution, risk management and advisory services, market intelligence, and clearing services across asset classes and markets around the world. "
target: Giroxx GmbH
Through its digital platform, GIROXX GmbH provides online payment and foreign exchange hedging services to small and medium sized enterprises (SME's) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
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announced 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Raisin GmbH, will acquire Choice Financial Solutions

synopsis: Raisin, the leading pan-European deposit marketplace, will acquire Choice Financial Solutions, a software company focused on financial institutions. Choice provides a complete business and software processing platform that dramatically enhances the design, time-to-market, sale and management capabilities of deposit and investment products.
buyer: Raisin GmbH
Raisin is the leading pan-European deposit marketplace connecting retail customers with banks looking to expand or diversify their deposit reach. They are available in English across Europe and operate country-dedicated platforms in Germany, France, Spain, and Austria. "
target: Choice Financial Solutions
Choice Financial Solutions develops, implements and supports software for financial institutions. Choice provides a complete business and software processing platform that dramatically enhances the design, time-to-market, sale and management capabilities of deposit and investment products.
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announced 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Vortex Capital Partners, will acquire Assai Software Services BV

synopsis: Together with the management and founders of Assai Software Services (“Assai”), the leading provider of web-based document control and management software in the energy sector, Vortex Capital Partners signed an agreement for a majority investment in Assai.
buyer: Vortex Capital Partners
Vortex Capital Partners invests in majority and minority stakes in Benelux headquartered growth stage companies that use technology to differentiate and scale. These companies can be active across various sectors, including Technology, Business Services and Industrial. "
target: Assai Software Services BV
Netherlands-based Assai Software Services is the leading provider of web-based document control and management software in the energy sector. Assai develops, maintains and supports AssaiDCMS, a fully web-based integrated document control and management system for engineers and document controllers.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/15/2020 via PR Newswire

ICF International, will acquire Incentive Technology Group, LLC

synopsis: ICF, a global consulting and technology services provider, will acquire Incentive Technology Group, LLC (ITG), a leading provider of cloud-based platform services to the U.S. federal government. ITG provides full lifecycle solutions using a broad range of technology platforms and is the second largest ServiceNow partner in the public sector.
buyer: ICF International (ICFI:$1,459.80)
ICF is a global consulting and technology services company with over 7,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for their clients. ICF combines unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. "
target: Incentive Technology Group, LLC
ITG is a unique IT consulting and modernization firm providing cloud-based platform services to the U.S. federal government. ITG is the second largest ServiceNow partner in the public sector and has the largest Appian federal practice in North America.
price ($mm)
$255
rev ($mm)
$90
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Impronta Soluciones, S.L., will acquire Instant Ticket SL

synopsis: Banco Sabadell has signed the sale of Instant Ticket, the website with which it sells tickets for shows, plays and musical events, to Impronta Technological Services. Impronta Technological Services, based in Madrid, is a leader in technology and software related to ticket sales.
buyer: Impronta Soluciones, S.L.
Impronta Soluciones is a Spanish leader in technology and software related to ticket sales. Founded in 1992, Impronta Soluciones, S.L. is a pioneer both in the development of online sales and mobile ticket programs and in the implementation of service models (SaaS) for its customers. "
target parent: Banco Sabadell
target: Instant Ticket SL
Instant Ticket, based in Spain, is a website owned by Banco Sabadell which sells tickets for shows, plays and musical events.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Cellebrite Mobile Synchronization, Ltd., will acquire Blackbag Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Cellebrite, the global leader in Digital Intelligence Solutions for law enforcement, government and enterprise agencies, will acquire BlackBag Technologies, a leader in Computer Forensic acquisition and analysis solutions. BlackBag's forensic software is used by law enforcement agencies around the world to investigate all types of digital evidence.
buyer: Cellebrite Mobile Synchronization, Ltd.
Cellebrite is the global leader of Digital Intelligence solutions for the law enforcement, government and enterprise market. Cellebrite delivers an extensive suite of innovative software solutions and analytic tools designed to accelerate digital investigations. "
target: Blackbag Technologies Inc.
BlackBag Technologies is an industry leader in Computer Forensic acquisition and analysis solutions. BlackBag's forensic software is used by hundreds of law enforcement agencies around the world to investigate all types of digital evidence associated with criminal, civil and internal investigations.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Trimble Transportation & Logistics, will acquire Kuebix

synopsis: Trimble has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Kuebix, a leading transportation management system (TMS) provider and creator of North America’s largest connected shipping community.
buyer parent: Trimble
buyer: Trimble Transportation & Logistics
Trimble Transportation is multi-modal and provides solutions for the long-haul trucking, field service management, rail and construction logistics industries to create a fully integrated supply chain. "
target: Kuebix
Kuebix provides a transportation management system (TMS) that powers North America’s largest shipping community. Kuebix is transforming the transportation industry with a common TMS platform for shippers, carriers and intermediaries that enables new levels of visibility and efficiency.
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announced 1/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Insight Venture Partners, will acquire Veeam Software

synopsis: Leading software investor Insight Partners announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management™.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Insight has raised more than $18 billion and invested in over 300 companies worldwide. "
target: Veeam Software
The Veeam Availability Suite™ leverages virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies that enable the modern data center to help organizations save time, mitigate risks, and reduce capital and operational costs, while always supporting the current and future business goals of Veeam customers.
price ($mm)
$5,000
rev ($mm)
$1,000
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/10/2020 via BusinessWire

SCI Solutions, Inc., acquired Tonic

synopsis: SCI Solutions, the industry’s most widely adopted Electronic Health Record (EHR)-agnostic online care coordination marketplace, has acquired Tonic Health, a broadly deployed SaaS-based digital self-service technology platform widely used by patients to complete intake forms, check-in for appointments, self-report outcome measures and make payments.
buyer: SCI Solutions, Inc.
SCI Solutions operates the industry’s largest Electronic Health Record (EHR)-agnostic care coordination marketplace, enabling patients, health plans, referring providers, and rendering provider facilities to securely navigate, communicate and transact digitally in more than 400 geographic markets. "
target: Tonic
Tonic Health is the leading mobile patient intake, survey, and payment platform. Tonic offers patients and staff an engaging, interactive experience for capturing all types of health information or health payment from any device in any setting.
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closed 1/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Tinfoil Security

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Tinfoil Security, an innovative provider of dynamic application security testing (DAST) and Application Program Interface (API) security testing solutions, headquartered in Mountain View, California.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: Tinfoil Security
Tinfoil Security is an innovative provider of dynamic application security testing (DAST) and Application Program Interface (API) security testing solutions, headquartered in Mountain View, California.
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closed 1/10/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Volaris Group Inc., acquired Tribute Inc.

synopsis: Canada-based Volaris Group has acquired Tribute Inc., an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software provider for mid-sized industrial distributors. Tribute provides integrated ERP software solutions to help industrial distributors better serve their customers, streamline operations, lower costs, and enhance margins through better cost control.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: Tribute Inc.
Tribute provides integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solutions to help industrial distributors better serve their customers, streamline their operations, lower costs, and enhance margins through better cost control.
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closed 1/10/2020 via BusinessWire

HCA Holdings, Inc., acquired Valify

synopsis: HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, announced it has acquired Valify, a technology company focused on helping clients reduce the overall cost of healthcare services.
buyer: HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA:$50,087.00)
Nashville-based HCA Healthcare is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, comprising 184 hospitals and approximately 2,000 sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers, and physician clinics, in 21 states and the United Kingdom. "
target: Valify
Valify is the only healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to controlling purchased services expense. Valify’s web-based technology platform allows healthcare organizations to quickly identify, benchmark, and manage savings in over 1,200 categories.
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closed 1/10/2020 via PR Newswire

Meredith Corporation, acquired SwearBy

synopsis: Meredith Corporation, the leading media company for women reaching nearly 100 million American female consumers each month, announced its acquisition of SwearBy, a digital platform for word of mouth recommendations designed to crowdsource and share products that women "swear by" based on their personal experiences.
buyer: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$3,139.30)
Meredith Corporation has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video – to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising partners. "
target: SwearBy
SwearBy is a digital platform for word of mouth recommendations designed to crowdsource and share products that women "swear by" based on their personal experiences.
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closed 1/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

International Education Partnership S.L, acquired Colegio Joyfe

synopsis: International Education Partnership S.L, an owner and operator of British schools in Spain, has acquired Colegio Joyfe, a fee-paying, bilingual private school in Madrid, Spain. Colegio Joyfe provides education services to 2,000 students between the ages of 3 to 18 years.
buyer parent: Internationella Engelska Skolan
buyer: International Education Partnership S.L
The International Education Partnership (IEP) owns and operates four British Schools in Spain. IEP offers outstanding bilingual education that is compliant with Spain national curriculum and UK national curriculum. Their schools serve students ages 1 to 18 years. "
target: Colegio Joyfe
Colegio Joyfe is a fee-paying, bilingual private school in Madrid, Spain. Colegio Joyfe provides education services to 2,000 students between the ages of 3 to 18 years. Colegio Joyfe aims to help students enhance their talents and strengthen their leadership and social skills.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
6.4x
closed 1/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tribia, acquired uniZite

synopsis: Tribia, a Nordic supplier of collaboration solutions for the building and construction industry, has acquired uniZite, a company in Sweden and Norway focused on the construction industry. uniZite offers a cloud-based mobile field tool that ensures that 3D models, drawings, documents and BIM are available to everyone at the construction site.
buyer parent: Addnode Group AB
buyer: Tribia
Tribia is a Nordic supplier of collaboration solutions for the building and construction industry. Tribia offers modern collaboration solutions that support building and construction projects in becoming more efficient. Their solutions enable smooth communications and data collection and sharing. "
target: uniZite
uniZite is a company in Sweden and Norway that develops tailored digital solutions for the construction industry. uniZite offers a cloud-based mobile field tool that ensures that 3D models, drawings, documents and BIM are available to everyone at the construction site.
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closed 1/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Virgin Pulse, acquired Blue Mesa

synopsis: Virgin Pulse, the world’s largest, most comprehensive digital health and wellbeing SaaS company, has acquired Blue Mesa Health, Inc. (Blue Mesa), a leading mobile-first Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) technology platform that enables pre-diabetic employees and health plan members to more effectively manage their health.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Virgin Pulse
Virgin Pulse is the world’s largest, most comprehensive digital health, well-being and engagement company. Virgin Pulse is focused on engaging users every day in building and sustaining healthy behaviors and driving measurable outcomes for employees, employers and health plans. "
target: Blue Mesa
Blue Mesa is a global digital therapeutics company. Blue Mesa offers a mobile-first Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) technology platform that enables pre-diabetic employees and health plan members to more effectively manage their health.
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closed 1/9/2020 via PR Newswire

Fruition, LLC, acquired Wandrblu

synopsis: Fruition, one of Denver's top digital marketing agencies, has acquired Wandrblu Digital, a social media marketing and creative agency. Wandrblu specializes in planning and implementing effective social media strategies across platforms as well as creating custom photography, videography, and animation for their clients.
buyer: Fruition, LLC
Fruition is a Denver-based full service digital marketing agency. Specializing in SEO, website design, development, and hosting, Fruition builds, grows, and protects businesses by increasing their online presence while reducing risks. "
target: Wandrblu
Wandrblu is a social media marketing and creative agency. Wandrblu specializes in planning and implementing effective social media strategies across platforms as well as creating custom photography, videography, and animation for their clients.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

CG Life, acquired The Market Element LLC

synopsis: CG Life, an integrated marketing and communications agency focused on life science and healthcare, has acquired The Market Element, a digital marketing agency located in Colorado. The Market Element specializes in digital and inbound marketing strategies, including content marketing, SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and PPC (Pay Per Click).
buyer: CG Life
CG Life is an integrated marketing communications agency focused on life science and healthcare. They work with biotech, medical device, pharmaceutical, chemical, and tools/instrumentation companies of all sizes around the globe. CG Life builds brands and generates growth. "
target: The Market Element LLC
Based in Colorado, The Market Element specializes in digital and inbound marketing strategies, including content marketing, SEO (Search Engine Optimization), PPC (Pay Per Click), with an emphasis on marketing automation. The Market Element is focused on the science and technology industries.
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closed 1/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Riverside Insights, acquired ImPACT Concussion Management

synopsis: Riverside Insights, a provider of educational and clinical assessments and a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, has acquired ImPACT Applications, Inc., a leading provider of research-backed concussion assessments. ImPACT Applications offers the only FDA-cleared neurocognitive evaluation aid with concussion specific indications for ages 12-59.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Riverside Insights
Riverside is a provider of educational and clinical assessments that play a key role in helping individuals elevate their learning potential by providing accurate and reliable data. Riverside is comprised of several iconic, leading brands such as Woodcock-Johnson, the Iowa Assessments, and CogAT. "
target: ImPACT Concussion Management
ImPACT Applications, Inc. is the maker of ImPACT, ImPACT Pediatric, and ImPACT Quick Test, all FDA cleared Class I & II medical devices and software solutions that assist in the screening, assessment, and management of concussion.
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closed 1/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Advantage Communications Inc., acquired First Kontact LLC

synopsis: Advantage Communications Inc., a leading BPO Contact Center located in Canada and the Caribbean, has announced the acquisition of a top Contact Center in Mexico, First Kontact LLC. First Kontact LLC offers a full range of Spanish and English inbound and outbound Contact Center services, customized for clients across a wide variety of industries.
buyer: Advantage Communications Inc.
Advantage Communications Inc. (ACI) is a leading North American and Caribbean Contact Center for top global brands. ACI provides smarter, more efficient outsourced BPO solutions that are custom-designed to be an extension of a brand and its business model. "
target: First Kontact LLC
First Kontact LLC offers a full range of Spanish and English inbound and outbound Contact Center services, customized for clients across a wide variety of industries. They are based in Chula Vista, California.
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closed 1/9/2020 via BusinessWire

H.I. Executive Consulting, purchased Switzerland Operations from Stanton Chase International

synopsis: Executive search firm, H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC), has acquired Stanton Chase, a global executive search firm that partners with leading businesses, governments, non-governmental organizations and not-for-profits to assess and acquire top executive leadership talent to drive breakthrough performance.
buyer: H.I. Executive Consulting
H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC) is a leading global executive search firm focused on hiring board, CEO and senior-level executives globally. HIEC was established to disrupt the traditional approach to executive search by placing a premium focus on hiring transformational leaders across the sectors."
seller: Stanton Chase International
Stanton Chase is a global executive search firm that partners with leading businesses, governments, non-governmental organizations and not-for-profits to assess and acquire top executive leadership talent to drive breakthrough performance.
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closed 1/9/2020 via BusinessWire

The Clarke Companies, acquired Covex, LLC

synopsis: The Clarke Companies, a leading provider of packaging, automation, validation and vision inspection services to the Life Sciences Industry, has acquired Covex, LLC, the premier global provider of validation, compliance, engineering and IT services for the Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, and Chemical industries.
buyer: The Clarke Companies
The Clarke Companies is a leading provider of packaging, automation, validation and vision inspection services to the Life Sciences Industry. The Clarke Companies include Clarke Solutions and Acquire Automation. "
target: Covex, LLC
Covex, LLC is the premier global provider of validation and compliance services for the Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, and Chemical industries. Covex Systems Validation, Regulatory Compliance, Engineering and IT Services offer an end-to-end solution for their clients.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Bregal Unternehmerkapital, acquired Iptor

synopsis: Bregal Unternehmerkapital, an investment firm in Germany, has acquired Iptor, a global leader in enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, planning and logistics software and services. Iptor delivers cloud-based software and services to help distribution-focused organisations manage and solve their most complex challenges.
buyer parent: COFRA Holding
buyer: Bregal Unternehmerkapital
Bregal Unternehmerkapital is an investment firm in Germany. Bregal Unternehmerkapital aims to help companies achieve a sustained improvement in sales and profitability, and provides them with capital, proven financial expertise and access to a broad network of entrepreneurs and industry experts. "
target: Iptor
Iptor is a global leader in enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, planning and logistics software and services. Iptor delivers cloud-based software and services to help distribution-focused organisations manage and solve their most complex order management and fulfilment challenges.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BusinessWire

ClosingCorp, purchased WESTvm from West

synopsis: ClosingCorp, a provider of residential real estate closing cost data and technology, has acquired WESTvm, an innovative order management solution, from WEST. The first loan-centric ordering technology available in the market, WESTvm streamlines the ordering and management of critical settlement services needed to originate or service a loan.
buyer: ClosingCorp
ClosingCorp is a leading provider of residential real estate closing cost data and technology. Through innovative solutions and progressive technologies, the company helps optimize closing processes and services for mortgage lenders, title and settlement companies, and real estate professionals. "
seller parent: WFG National Title Insurance Company
seller: West
WESTvm is a loan-centric ordering technology that streamlines the ordering and management of critical settlement services needed to originate or service a loan. It allows lenders to order appraisals, flood certifications, title and closing services, and documents in less than sixty seconds.
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closed 1/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Ahead, LLC, acquired Platform Consulting Group LLC

synopsis: AHEAD, a leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions, has acquired Platform Consulting Group, a boutique consultancy focused on Cloud Native Applications and modern development frameworks. Platform Consulting specializes in accelerating their clients' adoption of next generation applications and platforms.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Ahead, LLC
Ahead, LLC develops and distributes enterprise service management, cloud infrastructure, and mobility solutions. The company offers IT service automation, IT business management, business process automation, portfolio management, data center infrastructure, automation and orchestration. "
target: Platform Consulting Group LLC
Platform Consulting Group is a boutique consultancy focused on Cloud Native Applications and modern development frameworks. Platform Consulting specializes in accelerating their clients' adoption of next generation applications and platforms.
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TTTech Auto, acquired Red Pine Software

synopsis: TTTech Auto, a global leader in safety software platforms for automated driving and beyond, has acquired the Turkish automotive software company Red Pine Software. In Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are the core expertise areas of the company which requires a very skilled team and high-quality software.
buyer parent: TTTech
buyer: TTTech Auto
TTTech Auto provides solutions for the challenges of future vehicle generations. The company specializes in safe software and hardware platforms for automated driving and beyond, applicable in series production programs. "
target: Red Pine Software
Red Pine Software was established in 2017 in Turkey. The company focuses on automotive software. In Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are the core expertise areas of the company which requires a very skilled team and high-quality software.
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