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announced 4/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Oracle Primavera, will acquire Textura Corporation

synopsis: Textura Corporation, a leading provider of construction contracts and payment management cloud services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oracle. Textura's solutions serve all construction industry professionals across the project lifecycle.
buyer parent:Oracle Corporation
buyer: Oracle Primavera
Oracle Primavera offers cloud solutions for project, cost, time and risk management. The Oracle Primavera flagship products have been re-architected for the Cloud, and the result is a set of cloud services that are growing as construction and engineering companies embrace digital transformation.
target: Textura Corporation(TXTR:$92.19)
Textura is the leading provider of collaboration and productivity tools for the construction industry. Their solutions serve all construction industry professionals across the project lifecycle – from design, pre-qualification and bid management to submittals, invoicing and LEED® management.
price ($mm)
$663
rev ($mm)
$87
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Elevate Services, Inc., acquired OnRamp Systems Inc.

synopsis: Elevate Services, a global legal service provider to corporate legal departments and law firms, announced that it has acquired leading legal technology company, OnRamp Systems Inc. Legal OnRamp is a leading Web 2.0 platform for law, helping legal departments reduce costs and improve quality through collaboration.
closed 4/28/2016 via BusinessWire

TPG Growth, acquired Frank Recruitment Group

synopsis: TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG, announced the closing of its acquisition of Frank Recruitment Group, a global staffing and recruiting business focused exclusively on the enterprise software market.
closed 4/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Mom 2.0 Summit, acquired Tastemaker Mom

synopsis: Mom Media Enterprises, LLC, creator of the influential Mom 2.0 Summit, announced that it has acquired Tastemaker Mom and all related assets from The Kive Company. Tastemaker Mom is an exclusive, invite-only platform that harnesses the ideas and opinions of mom-influencers and turns their collective voices into measurable, real world action.
closed 4/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Sacunas Integrated Communications, acquired Freefall Creative

synopsis: Sacunas, a leading integrated B2B marketing agency, has announced the acquisition of Freefall, a marketing agency specializing in branding and digital designed to grow businesses into global contenders.
announced 4/28/2016 via Company Press Release

NBCUniversal, LLC., will acquire DreamWorks Animation LLC

synopsis: NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation announced the acquisition of DreamWorks Animation. One of the world's most admired family brands, DreamWorks Animation creates animated feature films, television series and specials, live entertainment and related consumer products.
closed 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

OnlineFaxes, acquired SolidFax

synopsis: OnlineFaxes, an internet faxing service that allows users to fax online via their email, smartphone, tablet or computer, has acquired the leading internet fax service, SolidFax. SolidFax frees users from the complexity of managing physical fax machines and phone lines as well as offers the independence to receive and send faxes from any location.
closed 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Smith Brothers Agency, LP, acquired 4Twelve Pictures

synopsis: Smith Brothers Agency LP has acquired 4Twelve Pictures, bringing video capabilities in-house. 4Twelve Pictures is a multimedia production company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 4Twelve makes everything from web shorts to full length films, but their passion is to tell stories.
announced 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Swee Mei Lan, will acquire Wine & Dine Magazine

synopsis: Investment holding firm Elektromotive Group said that it has a sale and purchase agreement to sell Wine and Dine Experience. Wine and Dine publishes and sells periodicals and magazines, such as Wine & Dine and the Top Restaurants Guide here. Ms Swee Mei Lan, a former employee of Elektromotive is buying Wine and Dine.
announced 4/27/2016 via Market Wire

Urban Select Capital Corporation, will acquire Luxy Easy

synopsis: Urban Select Capital Corp., an investment issuer focused on investing growth capital into private and public companies, announced that it has entered into a non-binding LOI to acquire Luxy Easy, a membership-based community marketplace for its clients to discover the best vacation homes, theme tours and customized travel services worldwide.
closed 4/27/2016 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software, announced that it has acquired Advanced Processing & Imaging (API), a highly effective content management platform driving workflow in governments and schools across North America.
closed 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haig Public Relations Limited merged with The Content Market,

synopsis: Harrogate-based content agency The Content Market has merged with Haig PR, a specialist B2B marketing and communications consultancy with expertise in online and traditional PR, content marketing, crisis management, social media and marketing strategy. Haig PR was founded by Jenni Moulson, one of the directors of The Content Market.
closed 4/27/2016 via Company Press Release

Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc., acquired Silvergate Media

synopsis: Shamrock Capital Advisors has acquired a majority stake in Silvergate Media to expand Silvergate’s intellectual property, library rights and digital capabilities. Silvergate develops and produces world-class content built to inspire, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through innovative storytelling, great products and strong partnerships.
closed 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Verve Words merged with The Content Market,

synopsis: Harrogate-based content agency The Content Market has merged with Verve Words, a freelance copywriting, journalism, and PR consultancy business run by Vicky Carr, one of the directors of The Content Market.
announced 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Digital Research, Inc., will acquire Critical Insights, Inc.

synopsis: Critical Insights, a Portland firm that has provided market research, analysis and polling services since 1992, is being acquired by a southern Maine competitor, Digital Research Inc. of Kennebunk.
closed 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Hello Curry, acquired The First Meal

synopsis: Quick service restaurant chain Hello Curry Pvt. Ltd has acquired The First Meal, a food-tech startup that enables entities (individuals or businesses) to order breakfast/brunch at any place of their convenience.
closed 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Litmus, acquired Curated Software, Inc.

synopsis: Cambridge, Mass.-based Litmus thinks email plays a pivotal role in the marketing toolbox. The email creation, testing and analytics company put its money behind those beliefs through the acquisition of Curated, a content curation tool that helps subject matter experts collect, curate and publish newsletters.
announced 4/27/2016 via BusinessWire

Huron Consulting Group Inc., will acquire ADI Strategies, Inc.

synopsis: Huron Consulting Group Inc. announced its intent to acquire the U.S. assets of ADI Strategies, Inc., a leading enterprise performance management, risk management, and business intelligence firm focused on implementing the Oracle enterprise application suite. Huron is also in the process of acquiring the international assets of ADI Strategies, Inc.
announced 4/27/2016 via Reuters

Increase A/S will be merged with RelationshusetGekko Aps,

synopsis: F. E. Bording A/S announced that its subsidiary, RelationshusetGekko, will merge with Increase A/S. RelationshusetGekko is a full service relationship and dialogue marketing agency. Increase is the largest and most experienced Marketing Automation consultancy in Scandinavia. The merged company will be named Bording Nordlid.
closed 4/27/2016 via BusinessWire

Affirm, acquired Sweep

synopsis: Affirm, Inc. announced that it is acquiring the personal finance management app company Sweep Inc., as a first step in its expansion beyond point-of-sale financing. Sweep helps users get ahead of their bills, expenses and savings goals so they never have to budget again.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 4/22/2016 via PR Newswire

United Business Media Limited, acquired Business Journals, Inc.

synopsis: UBM plc announced the acquisition of Business Journals Inc (BJI), a producer of fashion trade shows in New York and Las Vegas. BJI serves the men's apparel and women's apparel and accessories markets under the following leading tradeshow brands: AccessoriesTheShow, EDIT, FAME, Moda, MRket and Stitch.
buyer: United Business Media Limited(LSE:UBM:$1,123.33)
UBM plc is a leading global marketing services and communications company, whose primary focus is events. They help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online and in print.
target: Business Journals, Inc.
Business Journals Inc (BJI) is a leading b2b media company. BJI Fashion Group publishes the nationally recognized b2b publications MR Magazine and Accessories Magazine, plus produces MRket, AccessoriesTheShow, Edit, Fame, Moda and Stitch trade shows.
price ($mm)
$69
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2016 via New York Times

Univision Communications Inc., acquired Fusion Media Network, LLC

synopsis: The Spanish-language broadcaster Univision announced that it had acquired full control of Fusion. The company is an English-language digital news service and cable channel that aims at millennial audiences.
closed 4/22/2016 via BusinessWire

Stone Pagamentos S/A, purchased Elavon do Brasil (EdB) from Elavon

synopsis: U.S. Bancorp, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States, and the parent company of Elavon, Inc., has sold its 50.1 percent majority stake in São Paulo-based, Elavon do Brasil (EdB) to Stone Pagamentos, S.A, a local market, privately-held merchant acquirer.
closed 4/22/2016 via BusinessWire

ASUG, purchased North American assets from The Eventful Group

synopsis: Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) announces the acquisition of The Eventful Group’s North American assets to deepen its commitment to the SAP community and provide the greatest number of opportunities for collaboration year round. Eventful is a company specializing in industry events and festivals that celebrate people, technology, and innovation
closed 4/22/2016 via PR Newswire

Stratalux, acquired Tojo Media LLC

synopsis: Stratalux, has announced the acquisition of the AWS Software division of Tojo Media. Tojo Media is a digital media solutions company led by Joseph Hunt that specializes in building software for media and entertainment clients to be used in the Amazon AWS public cloud.
closed 4/22/2016 via BusinessWire

Capella Education Company, acquired Hackbright Academy

synopsis: Capella Education Company announced that Hackbright Academy, the leading non-degree software engineering school for women, has become a wholly-owned, subsidiary of the Capella Education Company. Hackbright Academy will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Capella and maintain its current headquarters and management team based in San Francisco.
announced 4/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, will acquire stylefruits GmbH

synopsis: Ströer SE will acquire Stylefruits, a Munich based start-up founded in 2008. Stylefruits is the digital companion for fashion and lifestyle. With more than ten million monthly visits, eight million Facebook fans and more than three million app downloads, Stylefruits is the leading recommendation platform for fashion and living in Europe.
announced 4/22/2016 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, will purchase Teradata Marketing Applications from Teradata Corporation

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire the Marketing Applications business from Teradata Corporation. Teradata Marketing Applications is a leading provider of marketing operations and marketing execution software solutions and associated services.
closed 4/21/2016 via PR Web

NetSource Communications Inc., acquired Pugmarks Inc.

synopsis: NetSource Communications, Inc., a leading enterprise hosting company, completed the strategic acquisition of the Pugmarks, Inc. hosting business. The company has emerged as a niche managed hosting, infrastructure management and server management company.
closed 4/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Concord Music Group, acquired Musart Music Group

synopsis: Concord Bicycle Music, one of the largest independent record and music publishing companies in the world, has acquired the Musart Music Group, the Mexican indie powerhouse music company which has 70,000 copyrights in its publishing divisions and 4,000 albums in its label's catalog.
closed 4/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

PayScale, acquired MarketPay

synopsis: Seattle-based PayScale has acquired fellow compensation tracker MarketPay. Denver-based MarketPay, which will maintain its offices in the city, developed a software system that helps large companies look at a broad range of market surveys about compensation to decide what to pay employees.
closed 4/21/2016 via PR Newswire

Fexy Media, acquired Simply Recipes

synopsis: Fexy Media announced its acquisition of Simply Recipes, the popular, award-winning cooking and recipe blog founded by Elise Bauer. Simply Recipes joins Fexy Media's food-focused brand portfolio, propelling it to become one of the top 10 food and lifestyle-based digital media companies.
closed 4/21/2016 via PR Newswire

Literally Media, acquired Cheezburger, Inc.

synopsis: Literally Media, a technology-driven publisher targeting Millennials and Generation Z audiences, has announced the acquistion of Cheezburger, one of the largest online humor publishers in the world.
closed 4/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Exoscale, acquired cloudControl

synopsis: Exoscale, the Lausanne, Switzerland based cloud hosting provider announces the acquisition of Berlin, Germany based cloudControl. Acquired assets include the brand and intellectual property rights. The cloudControl team is joining Exoscale.
closed 4/21/2016 via BusinessWire

Cryptosoft Ltd., acquired Device Authority, Inc.

synopsis: Cryptosoft, the leader in policy driven authentication and encryption services for connected Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) devices, announced its acquisition of DeviceAuthority Inc, a Gartner-named cool vendor of the year 2015 for Identity and Access Management solutions for IoT.
announced 4/21/2016 via PR Newswire

Spin Master Corp, will acquire Toca Boca and Sago Mini

synopsis: Spin Master Corp. – a leading global children's entertainment company – announced that it has agreed to acquire the Toca Boca and Sago Mini companies from the Bonnier Group of Sweden.The acquisition of Toca Boca and Sago Mini, with their strong brand presence, allows Spin Master to develop a leadership position in the mobile app space for kids.
announced 4/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Peter Owen Ltd, will acquire Istros Books Ltd.

synopsis: Peter Owen Ltd. is joining forces with Istros Books. Istros Books was set up in 2011 to publish and promote literature in translation from South-East Europe and the Balkans. In its short history, it has proven itself to be at the forefront of discovering exciting new works, including essays on the state of the EU from Slavoj Žižek.
closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wicresoft, acquired Vibrant Fusion

synopsis: Wicresoft, a trusted and leading global professional services company, has acquired Vibrant Fusion, a full service project management solution provider who provides PMO and Project Server related consulting and staffing services.
closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

IndiQus Technologies, acquired Amicus Shopping Assistant

synopsis: Delhi-based IndiQus Technologies has acquired data analytics startup Amicus Technologies. Founded in April 2015 by Aayush Srivastava, Nikhil Parmar, Akashdeep Singh and Nishchal Dua, Amicus Technologies, has developed a patent-pending technology which converts large amounts of qualitative data into the “Real Cost” of the purchase.
closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

iris Worldwide, acquired Founded Partners Limited

synopsis: Iris Worldwide has acquired Founded, a specialist creative agency, in an effort to extend the agency network's reach into the west coast of America. Founded, which has offices in London and San Francisco, specialising in business marketing, CRM and strategic planning for clients including P&O Cruises, Uniqlo and the Financial Times.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 4/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vente-Privée, acquired Privalia

synopsis: Vente-Privée, the French event sales specialist has snatched up its Spanish homologue Privalia. Privalia is the leading online-fashion outlet, created in 2006 as an online shop offering daily sales of products from top brands at exceptional prices and exclusively to its customers.
buyer: Vente-Privée
Vente-Privee.com SA operates an e-commerce Internet portal in France marketing fashion, homeware, sporting goods, and electronics online. The company organizes Internet-based members-only events for the purchase of consumer products with discounts to retail prices.
target: Privalia
Privalia is the leading online-fashion outlet, created in 2006 as an online shop offering daily sales of products from top brands at exceptional prices and exclusively to its customers. According to this, our mission is to inspire people every day to look better and save money.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$553
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vente-Privée, acquired eboutic.ch

synopsis: Vente-Privée, the French event sales specialist, has acquired a majority stake in Swiss company Eboutic. Eboutic is an online outlet that offers top brands at discounted prices to their members. Eboutic carries products in fashion, household goods, toys, sporting goods, high-tech as well as travel and leisure.
announced 4/15/2016 via GlobeNewswire

JD Daojia will be merged with Dada Nexus Limited,

synopsis: JD.com, Inc., China's largest online direct sales company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which its online-to-offline ("O2O") business, JD Daojia, will merge with Dada Nexus Limited, China’s largest crowdsourcing delivery platform, to form a new company.
closed 4/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Giant Interactive, acquired Jargon Technologies LLC.

synopsis: Giant Interactive, a pioneer in innovative digital services, creative content and interactive media services, announced the acquisition of Jargon Technologies, a leader in advanced technology for home video distribution, development and services capabilities for Blu-ray, iOS and Android.
announced 4/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Navihealth, Inc., will acquire Curaspan Health Group

synopsis: naviHealth, Inc., a Cardinal Health company, has entered into an agreement to acquire Curaspan Health Group, Inc., a privately held leading provider of care transition tools for hospitals and post-acute healthcare providers.
announced 4/15/2016 via Market Wire

Lightbend, Inc., will acquire BoldRadius

synopsis: Lightbend, the company behind the Reactive Platform that includes Lagom, Play Framework, Akka, and Scala, has agreed to purchase Reactive consulting firm BoldRadius Solutions. BoldRadius is a go-to consulting firm for enterprises looking to rapidly ramp development teams on Reactive technologies using Lean and Agile values and principles.
closed 4/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Alert Logic, Inc., acquired Click Security, Inc.

synopsis: Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, announced that it acquired Austin-based Click Security. The company provides real-time security analytics that enable businesses to detect subtle changes in behavior that are often the signs of an advanced attack.
closed 4/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bigbox S.A., acquired Cookapp

synopsis: Bigbox, a company specializing in gifts of experiences, has acquired Cookapp, an online social platform which offers a community platform for hosts to offer their private homes to guests for the purpose of hosting a private, food-centered member sponsored event via online listings.
announced 4/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

eMAG International SRL, will acquire PC Garage

synopsis: Romanian online retailer eMag is taking over PC Garage, one of the largest online stores of IT and electronic products in Romania with over 40,000 active products and one million visitors per month.
closed 4/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zuuse Pty Ltd, acquired BEIMS

synopsis: Zuuse, a software company providing an asset lifecycle solution to asset owners, acquired the BEIMS Facilities Management (FM) software business. BEIMS provides FM software to 120 customers and is used in over 15,000 buildings including hospitals, universities, airports and commercial buildings throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East.
closed 4/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Pijper Media B.V., purchased 3 Women's Magazines from Sanoma Oyj

synopsis: Sanoma has sold the magazines Beau Monde, Happy in Shape and Marie Claire to Pijper Media. The magazines Beau Monde and Marie Claire cover fashion and style for women, while Happy in Shape is a women's fitness magazine covering food, exercise, mindset and lifestyle.
closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Anaqua Inc., acquired AcclaimIP and Free Patents Online

synopsis: Anaqua, Inc., a leading provider of intellectual property management software and services, announced the acquisition of both AcclaimIP, an industry-leading patent analytics software solution, and Free Patents Online, the leading free patent search tool.
closed 4/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Infront AS, acquired TDN Finans AS

synopsis: NHST Media Group has sold its subsidiary TDN Finans, a news agency for the Norwegian share and interest-rate markets, to Infront AS. TDN Finans provides Norwegian brokers, management companies, listed companies, private individuals and the media with price-driving, leading news.
closed 4/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Tritech Media Pty Ltd., acquired Ionizr

synopsis: Tritech Media, the media technology company controlled by the Kirsh family, has announced the acquisition of 51% interest in Ionizr, a pioneer in real-time proximity advertising technology in South Africa. Wayne Venter, CEO and founder of Ionizr, retains a 49% interest.
closed 4/14/2016 via PR Web

Vectorworks, Inc., acquired PanzerCAD

synopsis: Vectorworks, Inc., a global design software developer serving the architecture, landscape and entertainment industries, has acquired PanzerCAD, a company well known for its popular product CameraMatch. The plug-in matches a perspective view of a design with a photograph of a site, aligning the 3D view of a model with a photo image.
closed 4/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

MyChinaChannel Pte Ltd., acquired Space Arena Pte Ltd.

synopsis: Singapore-based Chinese content syndicator and aggregator MyChinaChannel has acquired an 80% stake in Space Arena, the company organising the annual Visual Asia Expo. Space Arena is a visual experience company with a successful track record for identifying market gaps and conceptualising and producing signature events to address these gaps.
closed 4/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Magic Leap, acquired NorthBit LTD

synopsis: Florida-based Magic Leap, one of the companies considered to be at the forefront of augmented reality, acquired NorthBit, an Israeli software solutions provider. NorthBit creates advanced technology solutions and overcomes the most complex software and cybersecurity challenges.
closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Petards Group plc, acquired QRO Solutions Limited

synopsis: Petards, the AIM quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QRO Solutions Limited. QRO provides end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces.
closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired StarSoft Oy

synopsis: Visma, the leading provider of business software and services for accounting and administration, has acquired StarSoft Oy, a Finnish software company specialized in the design and maintenance of Windows-based programs for school administration.
closed 4/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

EOH Holdings Limited, acquired Aptronics (Pty) Ltd.

synopsis: EOH announces the acquisition of 100% of Aptronics Proprietary Limited. The company's core business is in the high-end data centre and end-user computing space and its services include: networking, virtualisation, servers, storage and infrastructure solutions.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 4/8/2016 via BusinessWire

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, will acquire CARIS

synopsis: Teledyne Technologies Incorporated and Caris jointly announced that the Caris business and its international affiliates have agreed to be acquired by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teledyne. Caris is the leading developer of geospatial software designed for the hydrographic and marine community.
buyer: Teledyne Technologies Incorporated(TDY:$2,298.10)
Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems. Teledyne Technologies’ operations are primarily located in the United States, Canada and Europe.
target: CARIS
Caris has been the leading developer of marine mapping software. Caris offers a highly effective solution for processing and robust quality control of sonar data and the creation and distribution of maps, charts, and, digital datasets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/8/2016 via BusinessWire

Accruent, LLC, acquired Mainspring Healthcare Solutions

synopsis: Accruent, the world's largest provider of asset, facilities and real estate management, announced the acquisition of Mainspring Healthcare Solutions, a leading provider of software and technology solutions to support services departments in U.S. hospitals.
closed 4/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Skinny Mom, acquired Skinny Mom

synopsis: The former Ben-Gals cheerleader behind the popular Skinny Mom blog has bought out her investors and launched a plan to take her company in a different direction. Skinny Mom is the digital lifestyle brand that gives moms the "skinny" on healthy living. Skinny Mom currently reaches over 6 million moms each month through the Skinny Mom website.
announced 4/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Co-Prosperity Holdings Limited, will acquire Enoki Films and Kuma

synopsis: Co-Prosperity Holdings Limited has signed two MOUs outlining its intention to acquire the Japanese animation studios Enoki Films and Kuma. Enoki Films’ most well-known productions include “Battle Vixens ”, ”Ojarumaru” and “Captain Tsubasa”. Kuma is known for “The Galaxy Express 999”, “Saint Seiya Omega”, “Sgt. Frog” and more.
announced 4/8/2016 via Reuters

Vivendi SA, will acquire Mediaset Premium

synopsis: French media company Vivendi will acquire Italian broadcaster Mediaset's 89 percent stake in pay TV business Mediaset Premium. Mediaset Premium has 2 million subscribers, many of whom are drawn to its sports channels. It bought exclusive rights to broadcast Champions League soccer matches in Italy.
closed 4/8/2016 via Market Wire

CallidusCloud, acquired ViewCentral Inc.

synopsis: Callidus Software Inc., a global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions, announced that it has acquired the assets of ViewCentral, a leader in the extended enterprise learning market.
announced 4/8/2016 via Company Press Release

Excalibur Enterprises, Inc., will acquire Scann Sort, Inc.

synopsis: Excalibur, a full-service direct marketing firm based in Winston-Salem, announced it is acquiring the assets of Scann Sort, Inc. The company is a comprehensive supplier of supplies, apparel, promotional materials, direct mail services, fulfillment and quick print services.
closed 4/8/2016 via Company Press Release

LineData Services, acquired Derivation Software

synopsis: Linedata, the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management, insurance and credit industries, completed the acquisition of Derivation, a leading specialist provider of risk, analytics, and portfolio management solutions to institutional and hedge fund managers.
closed 4/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vista Group International Limited, acquired Flicks.co.nz Ltd.

synopsis: Vista Group International, the cinema software and analytics firm, bought movie website Flicks. Flicks is a movie website that features every film playing in New Zealand, providing information, trailers, user and press comments, movie times, cinema profiles, film reviews and news.
closed 4/8/2016 via Company Press Release

Wood Group Mustang, acquired Ingenious Inc.

synopsis: Wood Group has acquired Ingenious, a supplier of proprietary software and consulting services to the global chemical, oil & gas, and energy industries. Ingenious's software products consist of remote performance monitoring, production planning and scheduling, and training, including e-learning and training simulators for the process industries.
closed 4/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Gung Ho Communications Limited, acquired Coffin on Cake PR

synopsis: Consumer sport and lifestyle PR agency Gung Ho Communications has acquired London-based Coffin on Cake PR in a move that will double the size of the agency’s team. Coffin on Cake is a leading London-based multi-service communications agency operating in the fashion and lifestyle markets for UK, European and global clients.
closed 4/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Elvaston Capital Management GmbH, acquired GUS Group AG & Co KG

synopsis: Elvaston, a private equity firm that invests in small-to-medium sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, has acquired GUS Group. GUS Group provides the GUS-OS Suite, a process-oriented ERP solution kit that was developed for the process industry and contract logistics.
closed 4/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Treetops Nurseries, acquired Kindercare (Harrogate) Limited

synopsis: Treetops Nurseries announced the acquisition of Yorkshire based nursery operator KinderCare (Harrogate) Limited. KinderCare adds 10 sites and nearly 900 places to Treetops’ existing estate of 49 nurseries. A well-respected nursery brand in the area, it provides Treetops with a strong presence across Yorkshire in Leeds, Harrogate, Ripon and York.
closed 4/7/2016 via GlobeNewswire

M-Brain Oy, acquired Opoint AS

synopsis: M-Brain, the Finnish globally operating information services, technology and advisory company, expands its operations through the acquisition of Norwegian media monitoring and analysis company Opoint Holding. Opoint offers web monitoring and technology solutions which they deliver to numerous global clients.
closed 4/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Futuri Media, acquired StreamOn

synopsis: Futuri Media, the media industry leader in interactive technology, has acquired Edmonton, Alberta-based StreamOn, which specializes in serving the radio broadcasting industry with integrated streaming, podcasting and social media technologies.
announced 4/7/2016 via PE Hub

Strattam Capital, will acquire Blacksmith Applications, Inc.

synopsis: Strattam Capital, a modern private equity firm with a unique engagement strategy, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a majority ownership in Blacksmith Applications, Inc., the leading trade spend management Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
closed 4/7/2016 via Company Press Release

TriNet Group, Inc., acquired Teleborder

synopsis: TriNet, a leading cloud-based provider of HR services, announced it has completed the acquisition of assets from Teleborder, Inc., a provider of immigration HR services for employers.The company helps companies hire, manage and retain international employees.
closed 4/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

SurveyMonkey, acquired Renzu, Inc.

synopsis: SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading online survey platform, with more than 2 million survey responses every day, has acquired Renzu, a company that provides application software for data analytics.
closed 4/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Evening Post Industries, acquired Content That Works

synopsis: Evening Post Industries, a privately held national company with assets in media, marketing services and other industries, announced that it has acquired Content That Works, a premier provider of content marketing services to the media industry.
announced 4/6/2016 via LBO Wire

Zelnick Media Capital, will acquire Education Networks of America

synopsis: MSouth Equity Partners received U.S. regulatory clearance to sell a stake in Education Networks of America Inc. to a fund managed by Zelnick Media Capital. Education Networks of America provides network and communication infrastructure and services to libraries and schools in the U.S.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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