This Week

closed 9/17/2021 via PR Newswire

Novacap Investments Inc., acquired Plusgrade

synopsis: Gaining a foothold into the highly lucrative ancillary revenue market, leading Canadian private equity firm Novacap, announced that it acquired a substantial equity interest in Montreal-based Plusgrade, the global market leader in upgrade technology and a key ancillary revenue partner for their more than 70 partners in air, cruise, and rail.
buyer: Novacap Investments Inc.
Novacap is a Canadian private equity firm with $3.6 billion of assets under management. Its distinct investment approach, based on deep operational expertise and an active partnership with entrepreneurs, has helped accelerate growth and create long-term value for its numerous portfolio companies. "
target: Plusgrade
Plusgrade is the global market leader in upgrade technology and a key ancillary revenue partner for their more than 70 partners in air, cruise, and rail. They help airlines, cruise lines and rail operators manage and optimize revenue generated from seat upgrades and other premium services.
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announced 9/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

S4 Capital LLC, will acquire Zemoga

synopsis: S4 Capital, a tech-led, new age, new era, digital advertising and marketing services company in the UK, will acquire Zemoga, a full service digital agency. Zemoga helps their clients to design and produce amazing digital experiences that improve lives and build business. The company designs and develops websites, mobile apps, OTT apps, and more.
buyer: S4 Capital LLC (LSE:SFOR:$661.05)
S4 Capital is a tech-led, new age, new era, digital advertising and marketing services company in the UK. S4 aims to build a purely digital advertising and marketing services business. The company is integrating leading businesses in two practice areas: content and data & digital media. "
target: Zemoga
Zemoga is a full service digital agency. Zemoga helps their clients to efficiently design and produce amazing digital experiences that improve lives and build business. The company designs and develops websites, mobile apps, OTT apps, and more.
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closed 9/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

ADLPerformance, acquired Reech

synopsis: The French marketing group ADLPerformance has acquired Reech, a company that operates a SaaS platform that allows advertisers to find influencers. Reech enables advertisers to find their ideal communication channel, and influencers to increase their visibility, while monetizing their influence (reach) by promoting brands that they like.
buyer: ADLPerformance (PA:ALP.AS:$163.53)
For more than 48 years, ADLPerformance has supported large account clients on their marketing issues. Supported by more than 500 employees, their group is a major player in cross-channel marketing in Europe. They are also present in France, Spain and Portugal. "
target: Reech
Reech operates a SaaS platform that allows advertisers to find influencers. Reech enables advertisers to find their ideal communication channel, and influencers to increase their visibility, while monetizing their influence (reach) by promoting brands that they like.
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closed 9/17/2021 via PR Newswire

Compasso UOL, acquired Content Thread, LLC

synopsis: Brazil-based Compasso UOL has acquired Content Thread, a digital agency and consulting firm specializing in Adobe Experience Cloud. With the acquisition, Compasso UOL adds a deep expertise of state-of-the-art platforms in content management and user experience management to its portfolio, and advances its operations in the North American market.
buyer parent: Universo Online S.A.
buyer: Compasso UOL
Compasso UOL is a Brazilian digital transformation services company. The company builds digital platforms for its customers using cutting-edge state-of-the-art technologies, helping them to innovate, thrive, and disrupt their industries. "
target: Content Thread, LLC
Content Thread is a full-service digital agency and consulting firm specializing in Content Management Systems. They possess an especially deep expertise in the Adobe Experience Manager platform. Content Thread serves global brands and companies seeking growth through its office in Atlanta, Georgia.
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closed 9/17/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

PwC Canada, acquired Avaleris Inc

synopsis: PwC Canada has acquired Avaleris Inc., an Ottawa-based firm focused on Microsoft Identity, Security and Cloud services. Avaleris is a recognized leader in helping enterprise and government organizations tackle challenging business problems related to the IT security of user identities and their secure access to networks and information.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PwC Canada
At PwC Canada, their purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. More than 7,000 partners and staff in offices across the country are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax, consulting and deals services. "
target: Avaleris Inc
Avaleris is a recognized leader in helping enterprise and government organizations tackle challenging business problems related to the IT security of user identities and their secure access to networks and information.
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closed 9/17/2021 via BusinessWire

Byju's, acquired Tynker

synopsis: BYJU’S, the global leader in personalized learning with more than 100 million students on its platform, has acquired Tynker, the world’s leading K-12 creative coding platform. The acquisition will enable Tynker to introduce its creative coding platform to even more kids, educators, schools, and coding camps globally.
buyer: Byju's
BYJU’S is the global leader in personalized learning. By blending real-world and digital play in a seamless, active way, BYJU’S has created an opportunity for people to learn at their own pace and style with the support of an empowering network of 11,000+ global educators. "
target: Tynker
Tynker is the world’s leading K-12 creative coding platform, enabling students of all ages to develop the coding skills to design and power animations, games, music, robots and drones, smart devices, virtual worlds like Minecraft, and more.
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closed 9/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

VCCP Partnership, acquired Sling & Stone

synopsis: VCCP Business, an integrated communications agency, has acquired Sling & Stone, a leading PR agency based in Australia. Sling & Stone helps brands to launch, grow, and manage their reputations. They unearth, craft, and share the stories of the most ambitious brands through public relations, social media, content and more.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: VCCP Partnership
VCCP is an integrated communications agency, founded in 2002 on the principles of simplicity, collaboration, un-preciousness and integration around ideas rather than channels. Their in-house capabilities include; advertising, social and content, search, media, digital, data, branding, and more. "
target: Sling & Stone
Sling & Stone is a leading PR agency based in Australia. Sling & Stone helps brands to launch, grow, and manage their reputations. They unearth, craft, and share the stories of the most ambitious brands through public relations, social media, content and more.
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announced 9/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Carrier Global Corporation, will acquire BrokerBay Inc.

synopsis: Carrier Global Corporation, a world leader in heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, will acquire BrokerBay Inc., a real estate management cloud ecosystem. BrokerBay helps real estate brokers to reduce their administrator workloads. Their platform features solutions for front-desk management, messaging, feedback collection and more.
buyer: Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE:CARR:$19,735.00)
Carrier is a world leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier provides energy-efficient products, building controls and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and food service customers. "
target: BrokerBay Inc.
BrokerBay is an advanced real estate management cloud ecosystem. BrokerBay helps real estate brokers to reduce their administrator workloads, empower their agents, and impress their clients. Their platform features solutions for front-desk management, messaging, feedback collection, and more.
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closed 9/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Maersk, acquired HUUB

synopsis: A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk), an integrated transport and logistics company in Denmark, has acquired HUUB, a cloud-based logistics platform for fashion brands in Portugal. HUUB offers a collaborative platform that connects online and physical stores to supply chains and provides full visibility over the business.
buyer: Maersk
A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) is an integrated transport and logistics company in Denmark. Maersk connects and simplifies trade to help their customers grow and thrive. They provide their services to clients in various industry sectors, including fashion, retail, chemicals, technology, and more. "
target: HUUB
HUUB is a cloud-based logistics platform for fashion brands in Portugal. HUUB offers an integrated logistics platform that manages all end-to-end interactions. Their collaborative platform connects online and physical stores to supply chains and provides full visibility over the business.
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closed 9/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc., acquired Sportsman Tracker, Inc.

synopsis: Kalkomey, a leading provider of online recreational safety education and certifications, backed by private equity firm Cove Hill Partners, has acquired Sportsman Tracker, the creator of the HuntWise app, the ultimate hunting toolset that allows users to pinpoint the best times and locate the best places to hunt on public or private land.
buyer parent: Cove Hill Partners
buyer: Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc.
Kalkomey is a leading provider of online recreational safety education, certifications, and cloud-based agency management solutions. Through its modern learning management system, Kalkomey delivers regulatory-approved safety education courses and certifications in all 50 U.S. States. "
target: Sportsman Tracker, Inc.
Sportsman Tracker is the developer of HuntWise, the ultimate hunting toolset that allows users to pursue their passion and improve their success in the outdoors by utilizing advanced species-tracking technology to identify peak movement times.
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closed 9/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Route1 Inc., acquired Spyrus, Inc

synopsis: Route1 Inc., an advanced North American provider of data-centric business empowerment solutions, has acquired Spyrus Solutions, Inc, a company that develops and manufactures cryptographic products, including the SPYCOS smart card operating system, enabling strong protection for data-in-motion, data-at-rest and data-in-process.
buyer: Route1 Inc. (:$21.34)
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements. "
target: Spyrus, Inc
Based in San Jose, California, Spyrus develops and manufactures cryptographic products, including the SPYCOS smart card operating system, enabling strong protection for data-in-motion, data-at-rest and data-in-process.
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announced 9/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

BTS Group AB, will acquire Netmind

synopsis: BTS GROUP AB, a leading global strategy implementation firm, has agreed to acquire Netmind SL. based in Barcelona, Spain. Netmind was founded in 1987 with a mission to empower IT teams to drive the digital strategy of their organizations.
buyer: BTS Group AB (OM:BTS B:$189.65)
BTS is a leading global strategy implementation firm headquartered in Stockholm. BTS focuses on the people side of strategy, working with leaders at all levels to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions, and deliver results. "
target: Netmind
For more than 30 years, Netmind has a been focused on training and promoting digital business through IT people. Services include IT management training, IT talent empowerment, IT culture transformation and IT agility and improvement.
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closed 9/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Earnest, acquired Going Merry

synopsis: Earnest, a fintech company dedicated to making higher education accessible and affordable for everyone, has acquired Going Merry, a one-stop financial aid platform where students match to and apply for scholarships, institutional aid, and government grants through a single free application.
buyer parent: Navient Corporation
buyer: Earnest
Earnest is a fintech lender focused on education finance. Founded in 2013, Earnest's lending products empower anyone seeking higher education to reduce the total price tag of their education, supercharge their ability to pay down student debt, and get on the right financial track fast. "
target: Going Merry
Going Merry is a financial aid platform used by students in 50% of US high schools. It gives students one place from which to apply to government grants, private scholarships and institutional aid. Founded in 2017, it has helped students receive close to $100 million in additional financial aid.
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closed 9/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Bain & Company, acquired OPEXEngine, LLC

synopsis: Bain & Company announced the acquisition of OPEXEngine, the world's leading SaaS benchmarking platform providing easy-to-use cloud-based tools allowing comparisons of company performance and operating metrics of SaaS and software peers and market leaders.
buyer: Bain & Company
Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. Across 63 offices in 38 countries, Bain & Company works alongside its clients as one team to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition, and redefine industries. "
target: OPEXEngine, LLC
OPEXEngine is an SaaS benchmarking platform used by SaaS vendors, investors, and service providers. Its cloud-based platform and benchmarking process gives CFOs, heads of FP&A, and finance executives accurate and independent benchmark comparisons to guide decisions and help manage operating risks.
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announced 9/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Goldman Sachs & Co., will acquire GreenSky

synopsis: Goldman Sachs is to acquire GreenSky, the largest fintech platform for home improvement consumer loan originations. GreenSky, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is a leading technology company Powering Commerce at the Point of Sale for a growing ecosystem of merchants, consumers and banks.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$55,205.00)
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments & high-net-worth individuals. "
target: GreenSky (GSKY:$532.52)
GreenSky, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is a leading technology company Powering Commerce at the Point of Sale for a growing ecosystem of merchants, consumers and banks.
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closed 9/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Zype, acquired MAZ Systems Inc.

synopsis: Zype has acquired MAZ Systems, a leading OTT (Over-The-Top) app publishing platform for connected TV and mobile devices. With MAZ, Zype adds no-code OTT TV and mobile app automation to help enterprise video publishers create streaming experiences for the billions of people who watch streaming video every day.
buyer: Zype
Zype is the infrastructure for digital video, providing an API-first SaaS that helps product teams solve mission critical streaming video challenges. Enterprises use Zype to drive revenue and engagement with streaming video on the web, mobile, Over-The-Top and connected TV, and social media. "
target: MAZ Systems Inc.
MAZ empowers content creators to be amazing, creating the best mobile and TV apps for hundreds of brands and businesses. The MAZ platform helps businesses easily build, customize, and launch apps everywhere without the need for coding or design skills.
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announced 9/16/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

TinyBuild GAMES, will acquire Bad Pixel

synopsis: TinyBuild has entered into an agreement to acquire Bad Pixel, a Russian game studio known for its multiplayer shooter Deadside. Deadside is a post-apocalyptic multiplayer shooter for PC, which is in Early Access on Steam.
buyer: TinyBuild GAMES (AIM:TBLD:$37.76)
tinyBuild is a video game development and publishing company with its HQ in Bellevue, USA and a branch office in Hilversum, The Netherlands. They're known for titles such as Hello Neighbor, SpeedRunners, Graveyard Keeper, and many more. "
target: Bad Pixel
Bad Pixel is a Russian game studio known for its multiplayer shooter Deadside, a post-apocalyptic multiplayer shooter for PC, which is in Early Access on Steam.
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closed 9/16/2021 via BusinessWire

CoreLogic, Inc., acquired Next Gear Solutions

synopsis: CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, announced the completion of its acquisition of Next Gear Solutions, a market leader in digital workflow platforms and solutions for the property restoration industry.
buyer: CoreLogic, Inc. (CLGX:$1,642.38)
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 parent: Serent Capital
target: Next Gear Solutions
Next Gear Solutions' mission is to take restoration companies paperless, automate their workflow, and bring efficiency to the entire business operation. Next Gear’s software suite has grown to include solutions for managed repair networks, franchisors, and other insurance solutions.
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closed 9/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Scientist.com, acquired InsideScientific Corporation

synopsis: Scientist.com, the life science industry’s leading R&D marketplace, announced that it has completed the acquisition of InsideScientific, an online educational platform for life science researchers. InsideScientific is an online environment rich with information for life science researchers.
buyer: Scientist.com
Scientist.com is the pharmaceutical industry’s leading AI-powered marketplace for outsourced R&D. The marketplace simplifies R&D sourcing, saves time and money, reduces risk, and provides access to the latest innovative tools and technologies. "
target: InsideScientific Corporation
InsideScientific is an online educational platform for life science researchers. InsideScientific is an online environment rich with information for life science researchers. Resources include educational webinars, in-lab workshops and training programs, laboratory protocols, and more.
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announced 9/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Zelis Healthcare, will acquire Sapphire

synopsis: Zelis, a leading payments company in healthcare, will acquire Sapphire Digital, the healthcare industry’s leading platform for provider selection, patient access, price transparency, and digital consumer navigation. More than 100 million people rely on Sapphire to help them price, select and access care with confidence.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Zelis Healthcare
As a leading payments company in healthcare, Zelis prices, pays, and explains healthcare for payers, providers, and healthcare consumers. Zelis was founded on the belief that there is a better way to determine the cost of a healthcare claim, manage payment-related data, and make the payment. "
target: Sapphire
Sapphire Digital empowers consumers to make better choices that deliver health care savings for consumers, health plans and employers. Its solutions integrate complex data, insights, and engagement with leading technology to drive intelligent, and personalized patient journeys.
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announced 9/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Black Box Corporation, will acquire Dragonfly Technologies

synopsis: Black Box Technologies Australia, a leading digital solutions provider, will acquire Dragonfly Technologies Australia, a leading provider of cyber security services in Australia. Dragonfly provides managed services and solutions for cyber security, enterprise networks, and automation.
buyer parent: Essar Group
buyer: Black Box Corporation (BBOX:$770.58)
Black Box is a leading digital solutions provider dedicated to helping customers design, build, manage and secure their IT infrastructure. Black Box delivers high-value products and services through its global presence and approximately 3,000 team members. "
target: Dragonfly Technologies
Dragonfly Technologies is a leading provider of cyber security services in Australia. Dragonfly has protected some of Australia's most well known and recognised brands from millions of cyber attacks. They provide managed services and solutions for cyber security, enterprise networks, and automation.
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closed 9/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Business Post, acquired Red C Research Ltd

synopsis: The Business Post Group has announced the acquisition of Red C Research. The Business Post said Red C will act as a lead company in the group’s ‘Data & Insights pillar’. RED C is Ireland’s premier provider of research-based consultancy services that provides high quality research based consultancy services.
buyer parent: Kilcullen Kapital Partners
buyer: Business Post
Business Post is Ireland’s leading business, economic and political newspaper. The Business Post Digital platform provides independent insight, commentary and analysis of the important stories and issues across a broad spectrum of topics: business, finance, politics, technology, and more. "
target: Red C Research Ltd
RED C is Ireland’s premier provider of research-based consultancy services. Founded in 2003, they provide high quality research based consultancy services to both blue chip and up and coming businesses across Ireland, the UK and Worldwide.
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closed 9/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Builders FirstSource, Inc., purchased Apollo Software Assets from Katerra

synopsis: Builders FirstSource, Inc. has acquired Apollo software assets from construction technology startup Katerra. The Apollo platform provides design collaboration and workflow, construction budgeting and scheduling, and field task assignment with mobile functionality.
buyer: Builders FirstSource, Inc. (BLDR:$14,576.67)
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Builders FirstSource is the largest U.S. supplier of building products, prefabricated components and value-added services to the professional market segment for new residential construction and repair and remodeling. "
seller: Katerra
The acquisition includes the Apollo software assets from construction technology startup Katerra. The Apollo platform provides design collaboration and workflow, construction budgeting and scheduling, and field task assignment with mobile functionality.
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closed 9/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

VITEC Software Group, acquired Vabi

synopsis: Vitec Software Group AB (publ), the market leader for Vertical Market Software in the Nordic region, has acquired Vabi Holding B.V., a Dutch software company focused on the real estate industry. Vabi provides energy management software that enables real estate businesses to make their buildings sustainable and energy-efficient.
buyer: VITEC Software Group (OM:VIT B:$190.61)
Vitec is the market leader for Vertical Market Software in the Nordic region. They develop and deliver standard niche software. Vitec grows through acquisitions of well-managed and well-established software companies. Their employees are based in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. "
target: Vabi
Vabi is a Dutch software company focused on the real estate industry. Vabi provides energy management software that enables real estate businesses to make their buildings sustainable and energy-efficient. They offer solutions for energy management, building information management, and simulation.
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announced 9/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vertex Aerospace, will purchase Defense Training and Mission Critical Solutions Business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Vertex Aerospace has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Raytheon Technologies Corporation’s Defense Training, Professional Services, Mission Critical Solutions, and Modernization and Sustainment business lines.
buyer parent: American Industrial Partners
buyer: Vertex Aerospace
Vertex operates in over 100 locations worldwide providing aftermarket aerospace services for more than 2,400 fixed and rotary wing airframes. Vertex’s agility, rapid deployment and customer optimization capabilities have distinguished it from competitors for over 45 years. "
seller: Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTN:$62,297.00)
The acquisition includes Raytheon Technologies Corporation’s Defense Training, Professional Services, Mission Critical Solutions, and Modernization and Sustainment business lines. Raytheon Technologies is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services.
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announced 9/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Aquiline Capital Partners, will acquire Quicken Inc.

synopsis: Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York- and London-based private investment firm, will acquire a majority stake in Quicken Inc., maker of America's best-selling personal finance software. The investment from Aquiline will help Quicken continue to deliver on its mission of helping people lead healthier financial lives.
buyer: Aquiline Capital Partners
Aquiline Capital Partners, founded in 2005, is a private investment firm based in New York and London investing in companies across financial services and technology, business services, and healthcare industries. The firm had $6.9 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2021. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: Quicken Inc.
Quicken is the best-selling personal finance software in the U.S. For over 30 years, more than 17 million customers have relied on Quicken to help them take control of their finances.
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Microsoft Corporation, acquired TakeLessons

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired TakeLessons, the trusted online marketplace for finding qualified and vetted instructors. At TakeLessons, students can follow their dreams and fuel personal growth by connecting with the perfect instructor in areas ranging from music, dance and acting to foreign languages, math and photography.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: TakeLessons
TakeLessons is the trusted online marketplace for finding qualified and vetted instructors. At TakeLessons, students can follow their dreams and fuel personal growth by connecting with the perfect instructor in areas ranging from music, dance and acting to foreign languages, math and photography.
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SoftwareONE, acquired HeleCloud

synopsis: SoftwareONE Holding AG, a leading global provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology solutions, announced the acquisition of HeleCloud, a UK-headquartered, cloud-native Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Consulting Partner.
buyer: SoftwareONE (SWX:SWON:$8,920.77)
SoftwareONE is a leading global provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology solutions, headquartered in Switzerland. With an IP and technology-driven services portfolio, it enables companies to develop and implement their commercial, technology and digital transformation strategies. "
target: HeleCloud
UK-based HeleCloud is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Consulting Partner of the AWS Partner Network, helping enterprises of all sizes establish Cloud vision and execute Cloud strategies through their industry-leading Cloud Roadmap methodology.
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J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., will acquire The Infatuation

synopsis: J.P. Morgan Chase will be buying The Infatuation, a website, app, newsletter, and recommendation platform designed to help people find the perfect restaurant for every situation, and the owner of restaurant review guide Zagat.
buyer: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM:$128,646.00)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.7 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. "
target: The Infatuation
The Infatuation is a website, app, newsletter, and recommendation platform designed to help people find the perfect restaurant for every situation. They operate out of New York, Los Angeles, London, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Washington DC, Austin, and more.
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Tuxera Inc., will acquire HCC Embedded

synopsis: Finland-based Tuxera, the world-leading storage software and networking technology company, will acquire HCC Embedded, the Hungarian developer of embedded file systems, flash management, and network data transfer software. HCC Embedded will officially operate as Tuxera Hungary Kft.
buyer: Tuxera Inc.
Headquartered in Finland, Tuxera is the leading provider of quality-assured embedded storage management software and networking technologies. Helping people and businesses store and do more with their data, Tuxera's software is at the core of phones, tablets, cars, TV sets, IoT devices, and more. "
target: HCC Embedded
Based in Hungary, HCC Embedded develops deeply embedded software components "out of context," which ensures that they can be used as core elements of any system, including those engineered to meet stringent requirements for safety, quality, and portability.
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closed 9/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Tyler Technologies, Inc., acquired Arx

synopsis: Tyler Technologies, Inc. has acquired Arx, a cloud-based software platform which creates accessible technology to enable a modern-day police force that is fully transparent, accountable, and a trusted resource to the community it serves.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$1,267.91)
Tyler Technologies provides integrated software and technology services to the public sector. Tyler's end-to-end solutions empower local, state, and federal government entities to operate more efficiently and connect more transparently with their constituents and with each other. "
target: Arx
Arx is a cloud-based software platform which creates accessible technology to enable a modern-day police force that is fully transparent, accountable, and a trusted resource to the community it serves.
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ZoomInfo Technologies Inc., acquired RingLead, Inc.

synopsis: ZoomInfo, a global leader in modern go-to-market software, data, and intelligence, has acquired RingLead, the #1 cloud-based data orchestration platform - offering a unified suite of solutions to dedupe, standardize, normalize, segment, score, match leads-to-accounts, enrich and route CRM and marketing automation data.
buyer: ZoomInfo Technologies Inc. (:$590.40)
ZoomInfo is a leader in modern go-to-market software, data, and intelligence. Its platform empowers B2B sales, marketing, and recruiting professionals to hit their number by pairing best-in-class technology with unrivaled data coverage, accuracy, and depth of company and contact information. "
target: RingLead, Inc.
RingLead is the #1 cloud-based data orchestration platform - offering a unified suite of solutions to dedupe, standardize, normalize, segment, score, match leads-to-accounts, enrich and route CRM and marketing automation data.
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announced 9/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire RugsUSA

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm, is to acquire a majority in RugsUSA, a leading e-commerce provider of area rugs and home décor products, from Comvest Partners, an operationally-focused private investment firm.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $25 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 300 technology companies. "
target parent: Comvest Partners
target: RugsUSA
RugsUSA is a leading e-commerce provider of area rugs and home décor products. Since launching in 1998, RugsUSA has been dedicated to helping customers turn their houses into homes, offering a stunning array of rug styles, materials and sizes to suit every design need and budget.
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closed 9/9/2021 via PR Web

UniFocus, acquired Knowcross

synopsis: UniFocus, the leading provider of workforce management systems, has acquired Knowcross, a global leader in hotel operations optimization software. Knowcross provides a suite of cloud-based software applications that boost efficiency and enhance guest service. They offer solutions for guest requests, maintenance, housekeeping, inspections, and more.
buyer: UniFocus
UniFocus is a leading provider of workforce management systems. UniFocus helps companies to optimize their daily operations with powerful yet flexible tools. They provide solutions for labor management, time & attendance, and employee engagement. "
target: Knowcross
Knowcross is a global leader in hotel operations optimization software. Knowcross provides a suite of cloud-based software applications that boost efficiency and enhance guest service. They offer solutions for guest requests, maintenance, housekeeping, inspections, service issues, and more.
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announced 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire CipherTrace

synopsis: Mastercard, a global technology company in the payments industry, will acquire CipherTrace, a leading cryptocurrency intelligence company. CipherTrace develops anti-money laundering, cryptocurrency forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence solutions to help banks trace transaction flows and comply with regulatory requirements.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,640.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: CipherTrace
CipherTrace is a leading cryptocurrency intelligence company. CipherTrace develops anti-money laundering, cryptocurrency forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence solutions to help banks and other financial institutions trace transaction flows and comply with regulatory requirements.
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closed 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Kpler, acquired ClipperData

synopsis: UK-based Kpler, the leading data and analytics firm providing real-time transparency in commodity markets, has acquired ClipperData, a data and analytics firm. Since its founding, ClipperData has developed a unique data offering for the global commodity markets, with a long pedigree in petroleum liquids coverage particularly in the United States.
buyer: Kpler
Based in the UK, Kpler is the leading data and analytics firm providing real-time transparency in commodity markets. Relying on a methodology that combines artificial and human intelligence, the Kpler platform provides proprietary data and analytics on more than 40 commodities. "
target: ClipperData
ClipperData, a data and analytics firm, has developed a unique data offering to bring a new level of transparency and accuracy to global cargo tracking. ClipperData’s market coverage includes crude oil and refined products, liquefied gases, lubricants, grains, container ships, and petrochemicals.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/9/2021 via PR Web

Clarus Commerce, acquired PrizeLogic

synopsis: Clarus Commerce, a leading innovator and pioneer in building, managing, and optimizing customizable premium loyalty programs for brands and retailers, has acquired PrizeLogic, a leader in digital engagement. The acquisition brings together significant core competencies and proprietary technology to complement both companies’ current offerings.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce is the only company solely focused on building, managing, and optimizing customizable premium loyalty programs for brands and retailers. They provide the full suite of services needed for a successful loyalty program, including the technology platform, client services, IT, and more. "
target: PrizeLogic
PrizeLogic is the largest independent digital engagement company and a trusted partner to both Fortune 500 brands and leading agencies. The company’s solutions combine incentives, experience, and insight to influence behavior more effectively across the customer journey.
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closed 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Axle AI, Inc., acquired Noscos

synopsis: Boston-based axle ai, the software company enabling remote work for video teams, announced that it has acquired Noscos, a developer of AI/ML (Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning) solutions for video and images based in Riga, Latvia.
buyer: Axle AI, Inc.
Axle ai is the recognized leader in developing radically simple media management software for media teams. Its solutions have helped over 700 organizations improve the way they create, share and store digital video content with media management solutions that are easy to install, use and afford. "
target: Noscos
Noscos is a leading face recognition platform technology provider for the media industry, based in Riga, Latvia. Noscos is part of a promising new wave of EU-based AI/ML startups using machine learning to address key needs in media and broadcast market segments.
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closed 9/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Appfire, acquired RoninPixels

synopsis: Appfire, a leading provider of apps that help teams solve modern challenges with digital solutions, has acquired RoninPixels, a Spanish company that helps developers to visualize their Atlassian data. RoninPixels' Dashboard Hub visualizes real-time data across multiple tools into one central dashboard in Jira and Confluence.
buyer: Appfire
Appfire is an award-winning Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner and has been a global authority in the Atlassian ecosystem for more than 15 years. Appfire’s popular Artemis, Bob Swift, Innovalog, and Wittified product brands comprise the largest portfolio of apps on the Atlassian Marketplace. "
target: RoninPixels
RoninPixels is a Spanish company that helps developers to visualize their Atlassian data. RoninPixels provides an integrated approach to reporting and collaboration. Their Dashboard Hub visualizes real-time data across multiple tools into one central dashboard in Jira and Confluence.
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closed 9/9/2021 via BusinessWire

InMoment, Inc, acquired Lexalytics

synopsis: InMoment, the leading provider of Experience Improvement (XI) solutions, has acquired Lexalytics, the leading provider of cloud and on-premise natural language processing, and machine learning that transform structured data, text, and unstructured data from any source, into actionable intelligence for the world’s most customer-centric brands.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: InMoment, Inc
InMoment helps organizations deliver more valuable and inspiring experiences to their customers and employees at every moment in their journey. The company's Experience Intelligence (XI) platform continually analyzes and evaluates enterprise experience data and customer feedback. "
target: Lexalytics
Lexalytics is the industry leader in translating text into profitable decisions. The company’s Salience, Semantria and Lexalytics Intelligence Platform products combine natural language processing with artificial intelligence to transform text in all its forms into usable data.
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closed 9/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Gevity Consulting

synopsis: Accenture, a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security, has acquired Gevity, a strategy and consulting service provider focused on helping healthcare industry clients transform their businesses through innovative technology solutions.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$47,949.38)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: Gevity Consulting
Gevity is a strategy and consulting service provider focused on helping healthcare industry clients transform their businesses through innovative technology solutions.
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closed 9/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Rydoo

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in Rydoo, a SaaS software solutions provider for managing business travel and expense reports.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.5 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Rydoo
Rydoo, operating since 2018, offers end users and finance managers an end-to-end solution to efficiently manage the travel and expense journey of employees within one single tool. The company’s two modules, Travel and Expense, cover the entire value chain of T&E management through one application.
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announced 9/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Nautilus, Inc., will acquire Vay AG

synopsis: Nautilus, Inc., an innovation leader in home fitness for over 30 years, will acquire Switzerland-based VAY, a leader in motion technology. Through a combination of machine learning expertise and a deep knowledge of human biomechanics, VAY’s proprietary technology enables computers to understand human motion using cameras.
buyer: Nautilus, Inc. (:$664.91)
Nautilus, Inc. is a global leader in digitally connected home fitness solutions. The company’s brand family includes Bowflex, Nautilus, Schwinn, and JRNY, its digital fitness platform. "
target: Vay AG
Based in Switzerland, VAY specializes in computer vision and AI technology solutions and has developed reliable and precise software solutions for human motion analysis using any normal (RGB) camera from a device, such as a laptop, smartphone, or tablet.
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announced 9/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Junior Engineers, will acquire Skoolbag

synopsis: Junior Engineers, an Australian STEM training company, will acquire Skoolbag from MOQ Limited, an Australian company that develops, builds and acquires cloud focused technology businesses. Skoolbag is Australia's trusted school communication app. Skoolbag provides schools with an easy way to tell parents/carers everything they need to know.
buyer: Junior Engineers
Junior Engineers is an Australian STEM training company. Junior Engineers delivers fun, engaging and educational programs in coding and robotics for kids aged 7–15. They provide children with the fundamental skills they need to succeed in a digital world. "
target parent: MOQ Limited
target: Skoolbag
Skoolbag is Australia's trusted school communication app. Skoolbag provides schools with an easy way to tell parents/carers everything they need to know. School newsletters, notices and alerts are communicated directly to the parent through the Skoolbag school Mobile App.
price ($mm)
$2.92
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closed 9/3/2021 via PR Newswire

Achieve Partners, acquired Metmox Inc.

synopsis: Achieve Partners announced the acquisition of Metmox, a next generation Managed Security and Network Solutions Provider delivering meaningful outcomes to secure customers through technology innovation and investing in talent, paired with an extreme focus on customer satisfaction.
buyer: Achieve Partners
Achieve Partners is engineering the future of learning and earning by investing in cutting-edge technologies and novel business models to bolster skill development and secure the future of work for millions of Americans. "
target: Metmox Inc.
Metmox is a next generation Managed Security and Network Solutions Provider delivering meaningful outcomes to secure customers through technology innovation and investing in talent, paired with an extreme focus on customer satisfaction.
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announced 9/3/2021 via BusinessWire

The Rise Fund, will acquire Teachers of Tomorrow, LLC

synopsis: The Rise Fund, TPG’s multi-sector global impact investing strategy, announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Teachers of Tomorrow, the nation’s largest teacher alternative certification program (ACP) which provides training, certification, and placement services for aspiring teachers, from Gauge Capital.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: The Rise Fund
Founded in 2016 by TPG in partnership with Bono and Jeff Skoll, The Rise Funds invest behind impact entrepreneurs and growth-stage, high potential, mission-driven companies that are focused on achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. "
target parent: Gauge Capital
target: Teachers of Tomorrow, LLC
Teachers of Tomorrow is the nation's leading alternative teacher certification provider. The company's program addresses the growing teacher shortage by enabling non-traditional candidates with undergraduate degrees to attain certification.
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announced 9/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Technology One Ltd, will acquire Scientia

synopsis: TechnologyOne, one of Australia’s largest enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) companies, has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of leading higher education software provider Scientia. Scientia is the established market leader in timetabling and resource scheduling solutions for the higher education sector worldwide.
buyer: Technology One Ltd (ASX:TNE:$152.35)
TechnologyOne is Australia's largest enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) company and one of Australia's top 200 ASX-listed companies, with offices across six countries. They provide a global SaaS ERP solution that transforms business and makes life simple for their customers. "
target: Scientia
Scientia is the established market leader in timetabling and resource scheduling solutions for the higher education sector worldwide.
price ($mm)
$8.26
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closed 9/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

INELO Group, acquired CVS Mobile

synopsis: INELO Group, a leading provider of innovative technologies for the transport, shipping and logistics sectors in Poland, has acquired a 73.5% stake in CVS Mobile, a provider of fleet management solutions in Slovenia. CVS develops telematics-based systems for various industries, including construction, passenger transport, rescue services, and more.
buyer parent: Innova Capital
buyer: INELO Group
INELO Group is a leading provider of innovative technologies for the transport, shipping and logistics sectors in Poland. INELO's TachoScan solution is designed to download, archive and process record sheet data, driver card data and tachograph data. "
target: CVS Mobile
CVS Mobile is a provider of fleet management solutions in Slovenia. CVS Mobile develops solutions for various industries, including construction, passenger transport, rescue services, and more. Their telematics-based system enables companies to reduce fuel costs, optimize working hours, and more.
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closed 9/2/2021 via BusinessWire

Cazoo Limited, acquired Cazana

synopsis: Cazoo, the UK’s leading online car retailer, which makes buying or selling a car as seamless as ordering any other product online, announced that it has acquired Cazana, owner of one of the most comprehensive vehicle pricing datasets globally and one of the leading data insights platforms in the European automotive industry.
buyer: Cazoo Limited (NYSE:CZOO:$0.00)
Cazoo's mission is to transform the way people buy used cars in the UK. Cazoo aims to make car buying no different than buying any other product online, where consumers can simply and seamlessly purchase a used car entirely online for either delivery or collection in as little as 72 hours. "
target: Cazana
Cazana is a UK-based company that helps people buy cars better. Cazana helps users check that a car is safe, legal and at the right price before they buy. Cazana also helps businesses to integrate Cazana data to reduce risk, increase profits and gather advanced automotive market intelligence.
price ($mm)
$34
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announced 9/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Irisity AB, will acquire Agent Vi

synopsis: Irisity AB (publ), a Swedish leader in intelligent camera surveillance, will acquire Agent Vi, a leading global provider of AI-powered video analytics. The merger creates a global leader in advanced AI video analytics for security and surveillance with unrivaled capabilities and product portfolio.
buyer: Irisity AB (OM:IRIS:$6.34)
Irisity is a Swedish leader in intelligent camera surveillance. IRIS, The company's fully cloud and edge-based SaaS solution, detects unwanted activity and behavior in real time with high precision at long distances. "
target: Agent Vi
Agent Vi is the leading global provider of AI-powered open architecture video analytics solutions. Its comprehensive video analytics offering includes software products with capabilities ranging from real-time video analysis and alerts to video search and business intelligence.
price ($mm)
$68
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$6
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closed 9/2/2021 via BusinessWire

ECi Software Solutions, acquired Deacom, Inc.

synopsis: ECI Software Solutions, a leader in cloud-based business management solutions, has acquired Deacom, Inc., a global provider of ERP software for manufacturers and distributors. Deacom provides an all-in-one platform designed to help businesses grow. Their software offers solutions for warehouse management, CRM, point-of-sale, forecasting, and more.
buyer parent: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
buyer: ECi Software Solutions
ECI Software Solutions provides industry-specific business software solutions and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECI has served small to medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction, and field service organizations. "
target: Deacom, Inc.
Deacom is a global provider of ERP software for manufacturers and distributors. Deacom provides an all-in-one platform designed to help businesses grow. Their software offers solutions for warehouse management, inventory management, CRM, point-of-sale, lot traceability, forecasting, and more.
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closed 9/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Opteon, acquired Valucentric, LLC

synopsis: Opteon, a leading international provider of valuation, advisory, and property services, has acquired Valucentric. Valucentric is a staff appraiser valuation firm providing residential and commercial appraisal services throughout the United States.
buyer: Opteon
Opteon is an international provider of valuation, advisory, and property services through innovative software solutions. Opteon has invested heavily in the customization of its diverse range of technology-driven solutions proven to reduce time, increase quality, and minimize human error. "
target: Valucentric, LLC
Valucentric is a staff appraiser valuation firm providing residential and commercial appraisal services throughout the United States. Valucentric developed a hybrid approach to improve upon the traditional valuation process.
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closed 9/2/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Thunderful, acquired Stage Clear Studios

synopsis: Thunderful Games, a Swedish games publisher, has acquired Stage Clear Studios, an indie game development studio in Spain. Stage Clear Studios develops fun and good looking games that everyone can enjoy. They also offer full game development and console porting services. Their games include The Coma: Recut, Cloudpunk, Yesterday Origins, and more.
buyer: Thunderful (OM:THUNDR:$366.75)
Based in Sweden, Thunderful AB was founded as a parent company to Gothenburg, Sweden-based game development studios Image & Form International AB and Zoink AB, two of the most successful veterans in the Swedish gaming industry. Thunderful is a veritable video-gaming powerhouse on all platforms. "
target: Stage Clear Studios
Stage Clear Studios is an independent game development studio in Spain. Stage Clear Studios develops fun and good looking games that everyone can enjoy. They also offer full game development and console porting services. Their games include The Coma: Recut, Cloudpunk, Yesterday Origins, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.18
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closed 9/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ageras A/S, acquired Zervant Oy

synopsis: Denmark-based Ageras A/S has acquired Zervant Oy, a leading Finnish SaaS-based invoicing software company focused on micro enterprises. With more than 700,000 registered users across Europe, Zervant's platform allows users to issue invoices, track payments and get paid faster, in a simple and intuitive interface.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Ageras A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Ageras is a group of companies that offers a range of mission-critical accountancy software solutions. Ageras is also known for its online marketplace, Ageras.com, that helps business owners save time and money by comparing quotes from qualified accountants. "
target: Zervant Oy
Based in Finland, Zervant is a provider of free online invoicing software for micro businesses, entrepreneurs, and freelancers. Zervant allows users to send professional invoices to their customers and follow up on payments, as well as generate reports for their accountants.
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closed 9/2/2021 via PR Newswire

CherryRoad Technologies, acquired Infosemantics, Inc.

synopsis: CherryRoad Technologies Inc. has acquired Infosemantics, a global provider of ERP, Digital Transformation, BI, and Cloud Data solutions. Infosemantics enhances CherryRoad's lead position in Cloud and Digital Transformation solutions, while augmenting global delivery capabilities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
buyer: CherryRoad Technologies
CherryRoad Technologies is a leading integrator of enterprise software and digital technology solutions. The company delivers on-premise ERP, cloud-based application management, colocation, process optimization, change management consulting, strategic staffing solutions, and more. "
target: Infosemantics, Inc.
Infosemantics is a professional consulting services company specializing in Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS), Cloud Applications, Business Intelligence (BI), and Big Data solutions. They provide global services in all practice areas for commercial, government, and higher education.
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announced 9/2/2021 via BusinessWire

Pollen Street Capital, will acquire Ding

synopsis: Pollen Street Capital, a private equity fund in London, will acquire a majority stake in Ding, the world’s largest mobile top-up service. Ding provides a safe, simple, and convenient top-up service. Their online platform and app enables people living abroad to send mobile phone top up instantly to family and friends back home in over 130 countries.
buyer: Pollen Street Capital
Pollen Street Capital, based in London, is a private equity fund manager focussed on investing in businesses in the financial services sector. Pollen Street Capital has invested over £1.2bn in a range of businesses across all stages of development. "
target: Ding
Ding is the world’s largest mobile top-up service. Ding provides a safe, simple, and convenient top-up service. Their online platform and app enables people living abroad to send mobile phone top up instantly to family and friends back home in over 130 countries across the world.
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closed 9/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Spinnaker Support, acquired Dobler Consulting LLC

synopsis: Spinnaker Support, the premier global provider of Oracle, SAP, and Salesforce support services, announced the acquisition of Dobler Consulting. Dobler is a recognized leader in database management and information technology services.
buyer: Spinnaker Support
Spinnaker Support is the premier global provider of third-party enterprise software support, managed services, and consulting for mid-size to Fortune 100 global enterprises. "
target: Dobler Consulting LLC
Dobler Consulting is a leading information technology and database services company, offering a broad spectrum of services to their clients. Dobler Consulting specializes in helping clients maximize their Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and SAP Sybase database technologies.
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announced 9/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Sitecore, will acquire Reflektion

synopsis: Sitecore, the global leader in digital experience management software, will acquire Reflektion, an AI-powered digital search platform that understands and predicts patterns, context, and needs in order to convert shoppers into buyers. The combination enables Sitecore to engage, educate, and empower shoppers to make purchase decisions faster.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Sitecore
Sitecore delivers a digital experience platform that empowers brands to build lifelong relationships with their customers. Sitecore is the only company that brings together content, commerce, and data into one connected platform that delivers millions of digital experiences every day. "
target: Reflektion
Reflektion's digital commerce experience platform for eCommerce and retail listens to the behaviors of each individual shopper, utilizes AI to calculate their preferences and intent, and then responds to every moment-to-moment interaction by displaying the most relevant content and products.
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closed 9/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Enthusiast Gaming Inc., acquired GameKnot LLC

synopsis: Canada-based Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc., a media and content platform for video game and esports fans to connect and engage, has acquired GameKnot LLC, a news, strategy, and community site for casual and competitive chess players that offers multiple forms of competition via chess tournaments, leagues, and ladders.
buyer: Enthusiast Gaming Inc. (TSXV:EGLX:$99.64)
Based in Canada, Enthusiast Gaming is building the largest media and content platform for video game and esports fans to connect and engage worldwide. Enthusiast Gaming provides a unique opportunity and integrated approach to reach and connect with its coveted GenZ and Millennial audience. "
target: GameKnot LLC
GameKnot is a news, strategy, and community site for casual and competitive chess players, offering multiple forms of competition via chess tournaments, leagues, and ladders. With free and premium subscription offerings, the site also provides resources including lessons and puzzles.
price ($mm)
$2.75
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announced 9/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sequel Business Solutions, will acquire Ignite Software Systems

synopsis: Sequel, a leading insurance and reinsurance software specialist, will acquire Ignite Software Systems, a leading SaaS policy administration platform for insurance brokers, MGAs and underwriters in the UK. Ignite's system provides end-to-end policy management, from quote & buy online to a full customer self-service portal and full-cycle EDI schemes.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Sequel Business Solutions
Sequel is a leading insurance and reinsurance software specialist. Sequel is a pioneer in complex commercial and specialty insurance software innovation, with a diverse customer base that includes some of the world’s largest specialty insurance players. "
target: Ignite Software Systems
Ignite is a leading SaaS policy administration platform for insurance brokers, MGAs and underwriters in the UK. Ignite's system provides end-to-end policy management, from quote & buy online to a full customer self-service portal, from niche bordereaux schemes to full-cycle EDI.
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