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announced 2/12/2016 via GlobeNewswire

StatPro Group PLC, will acquire Infovest

synopsis: StatPro Group, the London AIM listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analysis and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry, is acquiring a 51% shareholding in Infovest, a South African headquartered software provider, specialising in data warehouse, ETL and reporting software for the asset management industry.
buyer: StatPro Group PLC
StatPro is a global provider of award winning portfolio analytics solutions for the investment community. The Group's cloud-based platform provides vital analysis of portfolio performance, attribution, risk and compliance.
target: Infovest
Infovest is one of South Africa's leading Investment Data Management software providers based in Cape Town. Their focus is to provide a sound and practical data management system to cater for the investment industry, and they also develop, market and support data warehouse and ETL tools.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/12/2016 via Company Press Release

Amazon Web Services, Inc, will acquire NICE

synopsis: NICE is pleased to announce that they’ve signed an agreement to be acquired by Amazon Web Services. With their software and services, NICE helps hundreds of customers all over the world optimize and centralize their HPC, Cloud and visualization resources while empowering distributed and mobile workforces.
announced 2/12/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., will acquire MarketWired

synopsis: Nasdaq, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Marketwired, a leading global provider of news distribution services and analytics for communications professionals. Marketwired services over 8,500 clients, including Forbes 2000 companies, private corporations and public relations agencies.
announced 2/12/2016 via Company Press Release

News Corp Australia, will acquire DIAKRIT

synopsis: News Corp Australia, Australia’s No.1 media company, is acquiring DIAKRIT, a company that has established itself as a leader in the production of digital visualisation solutions that help agents and developers sell properties and help home owners to better find, furnish and renovate their dream home.
announced 2/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

ASICS Corporation, will acquire Fitnesskeeper Inc.

synopsis: ASICS Corporation announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in FitnessKeeper, Inc. FitnessKeeper is the operator of fitness tracking app "Runkeeper", an application that can track and record fitness activities such as running, walking and cycling through GPS on smartphone devices.
closed 2/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Life360, Inc., acquired Couple

synopsis: Life360, the leading Family Network used by more than 55 million families, announced that it has acquired Couple, the app for two that keeps busy couples connected. Couple helps its users organize their lives together, interact with each other in real-time, and provides a broad communication channel to share all of their special moments together.
closed 2/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Stirista, acquired Point Shout

synopsis: Stirista acquires Point Shout, a Belgium-based mobile app platform with interactive map technology. Point Shout wishes to encourage a continuous dialogue between businesses and their customers in order to help businesses adapt, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately become more successful.
closed 2/11/2016 via PE Hub

Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired Unifaun AB

synopsis: Bridgepoint Development Capital sold its majority stake in Unifaun Group to funds managed by Vitruvian Partners. Unifaun is the leading provider of transport management software solutions in the Nordic region. It connects shippers of goods, carriers, and end-customers, enabling the parties to automate the exchange of vital transportation data.
closed 2/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Tehnosila, acquired E96.ru

synopsis: One of the oldest Russian retail chains selling electronics and home appliances “Technosila” has acquired a 100% online hypermarket E96.ru. E96.ru is an Internet E-commerce company located in Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russian Federation.
closed 2/11/2016 via PR Web

Certica Solutions, acquired Academic Benchmarks

synopsis: Certica Solutions, provider of K-12 education content and data management solutions, announced that it has acquired Academic Benchmarks, the market-leading data service for K-12 academic standards. The Academic Benchmarks offering includes data and data relationships for more than 3.5 million local, state and international standards.
closed 2/11/2016 via PE Hub

Metalmark Capital LLC, Silverhawk Capital Partners, LLC, acquired WorldStrides

synopsis: Metalmark Capital and Silverhawk Capital Partners acquired WorldStrides, an educational travel company, from The Carlyle Group. WorldStrides is the largest educational travel company in the United States and one of the leading experiential education providers in the world.
announced 2/11/2016 via Market Wire

Ingram Micro Inc., will purchase CEE Division from RRC Group

synopsis: Ingram Micro Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Division of RRC Group, a leading value-added distributor, specializing in IT enterprise solutions. The CEE division business brings a comprehensive suite of service offerings including logistics, education and technical.
closed 2/11/2016 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired O'Leary and Partners

synopsis: The Shipyard, formed in 2013 as America's most accountable marketing firm, announced its acquisition of full service advertising agency, O'Leary and Partners. O'Leary and Partners specializes in branding and marketing strategy, advertising, digital, social and interactive media and research.
closed 2/11/2016 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired Revolocity

synopsis: The Shipyard, formed in 2013 as America's most accountable marketing firm, announced its acquisition of the content marketing pioneers, Revolocity. Revolocity is a content company with a unique blend of strategic, creative and executional experts who share an equally unique vision on how brands should connect with audiences.
announced 2/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Wipro, Ltd., will acquire HealthPlan Services

synopsis: Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire HealthPlan Services. HealthPlan has grown to become the leading independent technology and Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) provider in the U.S. Health Insurance market.
announced 2/11/2016 via PR Newswire

SharkReach, Inc., will acquire The Mobile Media Lab, LLC

synopsis: SharkReach, Inc., a millennial influence marketing company, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of The Mobile Media Lab, LLC, a key strategic partner in the millennial social media marketplace. Mobile Media Network is a select group of influential Instagrammers around the world with a variety of styles and passions.
closed 2/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Next Education India Private Limited, acquired InOpen Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Education technology startup InOpen Technologies has been acquired by Hyderabad-based Next Education. InOpen serves the K-12 market with its flagship product, Computer Masti and newly introduced Science curriculum, Small Science.
announced 2/11/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Web.com, Inc., will acquire Yodle, Inc.

synopsis: Web.com Group, Inc., a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Yodle, a leader in local digital marketing. Yodle is a leading provider of cloud based local marketing solutions for small businesses.
closed 2/11/2016 via Market Wire

Chartboost, acquired Roostr Inc.

synopsis: Chartboost, the leading marketplace for mobile games to find new players and make more money, announced the acquisition of Roostr, the biggest marketplace for gaming influencers to connect directly with mobile game developers. Roostr is the first marketplace for gaming influencers to connect with mobile game developers.
announced 2/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Time Inc., will acquire Viant Technology Inc

synopsis: Time Inc., one of the world's leading media companies, announced that it has entered into a series of agreements to acquire the assets of Viant Technology Inc. Viant is the premier people-based advertising technology company, enabling marketers to plan, execute and measure their digital media investments through a cloud-based platform.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 2/5/2016 via Reuters

VTech Holdings Ltd, will acquire LeapFrog

synopsis: Hong Kong-based VTech Holdings Ltd said it would buy U.S. toymaker LeapFrog Inc. The company creates award-winning educational solutions that delight, engage and inspire children to reach their potential.
buyer: VTech Holdings Ltd(SEHK:303:$1,907.10)
VTech Holdings Ltd. (VTech) is the global leader in electronic learning products from infancy to preschool and the world's largest manufacturer of cordless phones. They also provide highly sought-after contract manufacturing services.
target: LeapFrog(LF:$284.45)
LeapFrog creates award-winning educational solutions that delight, engage and inspire children to reach their potential. They know that children learn best when they’re having fun, and that every child learns differently.
price($mm)[EV]
$73 [$21]
rev ($mm)
$284
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/5/2016 via PE Hub

Polaris Private Equity, acquired Configit Software A/S

synopsis: Polaris Private Equity acquired 65% of the shares in fast growing Danish software company Configit A/S. Configit is a leading global supplier of business-critical software solutions for configuration of complex products manufactured in a wide range of variants, for instance vehicles.
closed 2/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Employer Advantage, LLC, acquired Cobalt Astra Inc.

synopsis: Cobalt Astra has been acquired by Employer Advantage. Cobalt Astra Inc. has been providing human resources solutions, strategic planning and other HR outsourcing services to hundreds of businesses.
announced 2/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Digimatic Group Ltd., will acquire AP Media Pte Ltd

synopsis: Digimatic Group Ltd has entered into a binding term sheet to acquire 51% of AP Media Pte Ltd. AP Media specialises in video production and has established itself as one of the leading video production companies in Singapore, with an extensive client base. AP Media has recently added Virtual Reality (VR) video products to its solutions.
closed 2/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Vente du Diable, acquired PixMania SA

synopsis: Pixmania – the French e-commerce retailer owned by mutares AG will be taken over by the strategic investor Vente du Diable SAS. Pixmania is a French e-commerce company based in Paris, which specializes in the sale of consumer electronics.
announced 2/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Just Eat, will purchase Spain, Italy, Brazil, and Mexico Businesses from HelloFood

synopsis: JUST EAT plc announces that it has agreed to the acquisition of four businesses from Rocket Internet and foodpanda. The businesses are online takeaway food businesses trading in Spain (La Nevera Roja), Italy (PizzaBo/hellofood Italy), Brazil (hellofood Brazil) and Mexico (hellofood Mexico).
announced 2/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

SMR Group, will acquire N'osairis Technology Solutions Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: SMRT Holdings Bhd has proposed to acquire 64% of N’osairis Technology Solutions Sdn Bhd. N’osairis is principally involved in the provision of IT managed services, IT support services, IT consulting, IT risk assessment services and managed connectivity services, focusing on the Internet of things and machine-to-machine industry.
closed 2/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Duncan McIntosh Company Incorporated, acquired OC Weekly

synopsis: Duncan McIntosh Co. Inc. in Irvine has purchased OC Weekly from Denver-based Voice Media Group Inc. for an undisclosed sum. OC Weekly is an "alternative" newsweekly in Orange County and Long Beach to provide readers award winning editorial coverage, excellent arts & entertainment information and a provocative look at their community.
announced 2/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Sanborns SA, will acquire Claro Shop

synopsis: Grupo Sanborns, a market leader in retail business in Mexico, announced that it will acquire a 56% stake in Claro Shop, owner of the e-commerce platform www.claroshop.com. Claro Shop is an online shop that offers over 60,000 products in fashion, computer equipment, electronics, appliances, home furniture, and more.
closed 2/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sunshine Technologies, Inc, acquired PressureNet

synopsis: Sunshine, an app that gathers data from users to see what’s going on their area, has acquired PressureNet, a company that builds software that collects and disseminates atmospheric pressure data from Android smartphones.
closed 2/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Everalbum, Inc., acquired Pout Inc.

synopsis: Everalbum has acquired local fashion app Pout. Pout was founded in 2014 by Laura Smith and Riley Donelson to provide a social app for teenage girls and young woman who wanted to share fashion and beauty related photos and posts.
closed 2/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sinking Ship Entertainment Inc., acquired Picture Box Distribution, Inc.

synopsis: Sinking Ship Entertainment, producers of the Daytime Emmy-winning series Dino Dan and Odd Squad, are padding their distribution capacity by acquiring Picture Box Distribution. Picture Box Distribution is an international media distribution company based in Canada, with offices in Toronto and Vancouver.
closed 2/4/2016 via Reuters

Copernicus Capital TFI SA, acquired PGS Software S.A.

synopsis: Snowfinch 8 Sp. z o.o. sold its 84.34% stake in PGS Software to Infinitas FIZAN and Presto FIZAN, which are managed by Copernicus Capital TFI SA. PGS Software is a public listed IT outsourcing company from Poland that provides outstanding software development services to convert ideas into real-life custom business solutions.
announced 2/4/2016 via Company Press Release

LinkedIn Corporation, will acquire Connectifier, Inc.

synopsis: Connectifier, a technology recruiting startup business, is to be acquired by LinkedIn, a company that operates an online professional network worldwide. Connectifier, Inc. develops an online platform for discovering, qualifying, and connecting with candidates among various recruiting technologies.
closed 2/4/2016 via Company Press Release

Represent Holdings LLC merged with CustomInk,

synopsis: Represent Holdings LLC and CustomInk LLC have announced a merger between the two companies. Represent is a platform for celebrities, brands and individual’s who create custom designs (apparel and other products) and are able to sell them across the web to raise funds or profits.
closed 2/4/2016 via BusinessWire

IMS Health Incorporated, acquired Dimensions Healthcare, LLC

synopsis: IMS Health, a leading global provider of information and technology services to the healthcare and life sciences industries, announced completion of its acquisition of Dimensions Healthcare, a United Arab Emirates (UAE) company which provides high quality healthcare systems to payers, providers and regulatory bodies.
closed 2/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Pixel Union, acquired Themezilla

synopsis: Pixel Union, a leading design agency specializing in website templates and ecommerce solutions, announced its acquisition of Themezilla, makers of some of the world's most popular and well-loved WordPress themes and plugins.
closed 2/4/2016 via PR Web

Halo Business Intelligence, Inc., acquired SkuBrain

synopsis: Halo, provider of self-service supply chain intelligence geared to the mid-market and with a focus primarily on manufacturing, distribution and retail, announced the acquisition of all assets of New Zealand-based SkuBrain. SkuBrain offers Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for supply chain planning for small to medium-sized retailers.
closed 2/4/2016 via PE Hub

Castle Venture Group, acquired GodCloud

synopsis: Castle Venture Group (CVG), led by CEO Michael Keever, has announced the acquisition of GodCloud, Inc., an internet portal for Christians to seek out churches, Christian ministries, merchants, as well as the latest news and Christian events in the users local area.
closed 2/4/2016 via Market Wire

Nlyte Software, acquired FieldView Solutions

synopsis: Nlyte Software, the leading data center service management (DCSM) solution provider for seamlessly automating data center operations and infrastructure into an enterprises IT ecosystem, announced its acquisition of FieldView Solutions, the leading real-time event correlation, alarming and analytics provider to the data center industry.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 1/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire Rustici Software

synopsis: LTG has conditionally agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Rustici Software LLC, the global market leader in digital learning interoperability. Rustici has been instrumental in the support and development of the universal technical standards for the e-learning software industry.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group(AIM:LTG:$24.12)
Learning Technologies Group (LTG) has been created with the purpose of building a market leading business of substance and scale within the exciting and fast-growing learning technologies sector.
target: Rustici Software
Rustici has been instrumental in the support and development of the universal technical standards for the e-learning software industry.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
13.7x
closed 1/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

QMS Media Limited, acquired ABsee Media

synopsis: QMS Media Limited announces the completion of its acquisition of 51% of the issues capital of Australian Billboard Company Pty Ltd ("ABsee"). ABsee operates the Gold Coast City Council's outdoor advertising concession for street furniture throughout the Gold Coast region.
announced 1/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Telenor Group, will acquire Tapad

synopsis: Telenor Group has entered into an agreement to acquire approximately 95% of Tapad Inc., a leading marketing technology firm.The company delivers unified cross-device marketing technology solutions that give publishers, marketers and technology providers a holistic view of consumers across devices and screens.
closed 1/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

St. Ives plc, acquired The App Business Ltd.

synopsis: St Ives plc, the international marketing services group, announces that it has agreed to acquire 82.16% of The App Business Limited. The company is a mobile-led consultancy specialising in strategy, product development and business transformation.
announced 1/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Laser Resources Inc., will acquire Freaky Fresh Marketing

synopsis: Urbandale-based Laser Resources Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Freaky Fresh Marketing, a Johnston-based marketing firm that has been serving customers. The company provides customized marketing services and local expertise, including targeted online marketing campaigns, video production, email marketing and design services.
closed 1/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Splendid Medien AG, acquired Joker Productions GmbH

synopsis: Splendid Medien AG has acquired, through its subsidiary Splendid Entertainment GmbH, a majority stake of 60% at the Joker Productions GmbH, Kiel ("Joker") with the option Joker completely at a later date to take over. Joker is a film studio in Germany.
announced 1/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Cinderella Media Group Limited, will acquire Hong Kong Made (Media) Limited

synopsis: Cinderella Media agreed to acquire 60% equity interests in Hong Kong Made (Media) Limited. The company is principally engaged in the development and operation of out-of-home advertising media. It is the exclusive advertising agent of Guangzhou Shengyu in providing advertising agency services and related production services.
closed 1/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

PS&C Ltd, acquired Certitude Pty Ltd.

synopsis: PS&C Group has acquired Certitude, an IT governance and risk services company. Certitude identifies risks associated with people, processes and technology. Certitude will enhance PS&C's ability to engage at higher levels of customer management as well as with customers earlier in the process of planning governance, risk and compliance strategies.
closed 1/29/2016 via PR Newswire

UL, Inc, acquired cr360

synopsis: UL, a global leader in safety science, announced the acquisition of cr360, a market leader in environment, health and safety management and sustainability software. cr360's products help businesses gather vital data, predict trends, analyze anomalies and fulfill regulatory and company reporting requirements.
closed 1/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Zeno Group, acquired 3 Monkeys Communications

synopsis: Zeno Group, the global integrated communications agency, has acquired 3 Monkeys Communications, one of the UK’s leading independent communications consultancies. 3 Monkeys has developed a leading reputation for game-changing work across consumer, corporate and b2b communications for an impressive range of brands for a diverse range of sectors.
closed 1/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Whistle PR Limited, acquired Whistle PR Limited

synopsis: Birmingham-based Whistle PR has completed a management buyout from marcoms company Emerge Group that will see managing director Sarah Kent become the majority shareholder. Whistle PR specialises in PR, digital comms, community engagement and internal comms.
closed 1/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Castleton Technology plc, acquired Kypera Limited

synopsis: Castleton Technology expanded its software offering and its international reach with the acquisition of Kypera Holdings. Kypera provides fully integrated housing management and finance software to more than 140 countries, with offices in the UK and Australia as well as a presence in New Zealand and South Africa.
closed 1/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Fandango, acquired M-GO

synopsis: NBCUniversal-owned online ticketing service Fandango has acquired the movie streaming service M-GO from its joint owners Dreamworks Animation and Technicolor.
closed 1/29/2016 via Wall Street Journal

You & Mr Jones, acquired fifty-five

synopsis: You & Mr Jones, a global marketplace for content creation and distribution, announced that it has purchased a majority stake in data company fifty-five. Fifty-Five helps advertisers leverage their data to increase business performance and adopt a smarter marketing approach.
closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

GIS Workshop, LLC, acquired Rowekamp Associates, Inc.

synopsis: GIS Workshop, a Lincoln-based company that provides geographic information system software to government clients, has announced the acquisition of Minnesota-based Rowekamp Associates, a GIS consulting company that provides proprietary inventory management software called SimpleApps to government entities.
closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Illuminas Ltd., acquired Illuminas Ltd.

synopsis: The management team of UK-based Illuminas completed a management buyout from former parent company MSQ Partners. Illuminas is a full-service research consultancy dedicated to delivering strategic marketing intelligence across B2B and consumer markets. Illuminas works in sectors including technology, financial, retail, distribution and healthcare.
closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Red Arrow Entertainment Group GmbH, acquired Orion Entertainment

synopsis: Red Arrow Entertainment Group, a production company, has bought a majority stake in Denver-based Orion Entertainment, a full-service television production and marketing solutions company specializing in television programming suitable for cable, broadcast, broadband, and video.
closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Korona Invest, acquired AAC Global Oy

synopsis: Finland-based AAC Global announced that it was acquired by Finnish private equity firm Korona Invest. AAC Global provides language and communication training, creates content for all channels, translates and localizes, provides terminology services and knowledge-sharing solutions.
closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Giftxoxo, acquired Actizone

synopsis: Bangalore-based Nreach Online Services Pvt Ltd, which runs online gifting platform Giftxoxo, has acquired Actizone, an online portal to discover extracurricular activities. Mumbai-based Actizone, run by PassionKart Services Pvt Ltd, caters to all age groups, from toddlers to adults, who can discover activities grouped under 12 broad categories.
closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Qingdao Haili Metal One Co.,Ltd., acquired Union Mobile Pay Ltd.

synopsis: Qingdao Haili Metal One Co., Ltd. declared to offer shares acquiring a 91.56% stake in Union Mobile Pay. The company is a leading domestic provider of professional mobile finance and e-commerce industry chain service.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 1/22/2016 via GlobeNewswire

StatPro Group PLC, acquired Investor Analytics

synopsis: StatPro Group plc, the AIM listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analysis solutions for the global asset management industry, announced that it has acquired New York based Investor Analytics LLC. The company is a provider of cloud-based advanced risk analytics services to hedge funds and asset managers.
buyer: StatPro Group PLC
StatPro is a global provider of award winning portfolio analytics solutions for the investment community. The Group's cloud-based platform provides vital analysis of portfolio performance, attribution, risk and compliance.
target: Investor Analytics
Investor Analytics LLC has been providing portfolio and risk management services to the investment management industry. Investor Analytics employs proprietary methodologies to analyze financial investment portfolios and provides clients with a suite of risk and transparency tools.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/22/2016 via BusinessWire

Visual China Group, acquired Corbis Images

synopsis: Corbis and Visual China Group jointly announced that an affiliate of VCG, owned by VCG’s major shareholders, has acquired the assets and brands of Corbis’ Images division. The company is one of the world’s leading image archives and content licensing businesses.
closed 1/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Tune Studios, acquired Gigfairy Enterprise

synopsis: Tune Studios and BAC Ventures completed the acquisition of Malaysian live music booking startup Gigfairy. Kuala Lumpur-based Gigfairy is a platform that helps users easily book live music for any occasion, while simultaneously creating more gig opportunities for musicians. Gigfairy also offers affordable sound system bookings as an option.
closed 1/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

UrbanClap, acquired HandyHome

synopsis: UrbanClap, a mobile-based services marketplace, has acquired after sales service platform HandyHome in an equity swap deal. Mumbai-based HandyHome allows users to book brand-authorized repairs and other services for electronic appliances online.
closed 1/22/2016 via Company Press Release

POSSIBLE, acquired Conrad Caine GmbH

synopsis: POSSIBLE, a WPP digital agency, announced the acquisition of Conrad Caine, a German full-service digital agency. Based in Munich with offices in Erlangen, Pelotas (Brazil) and Buenos Aires, Conrad Caine creates award-winning campaigns for global and local brands, helping them connect with consumers across online, mobile, video and social platforms.
closed 1/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Pinnacle Technology Group Plc, acquired The Weston Group

synopsis: Northampton-headquartered Pinnacle Technology has acquired Yorkshire IT provider The Weston Group. Weston provides installation, service and support across IT, telecoms and mobile technologies from its head office in Leeds to local businesses and organisations.
closed 1/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Planet Cards SAS, acquired Bonnyprints GmbH

synopsis: Bonnyprints has been acquired by Planet Cards SAS, the French market leader for personalized wedding­, birthday­ and special occasion­cards. Founded in 2009, Bonnyprints and its web shop Wunderkarten.de have the biggest online presence for personalized cards in Germany. Bonnyprints is also active in Austria, Switzerland, Great Britain and France.
closed 1/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Pinnacle Technology Group Plc, acquired AncarB Technologies Ltd

synopsis: Northampton-headquartered Pinnacle Technology has acquired Ancar-B Technologies. AncarB is a provider of IT support services to small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), schools and other public sector and charitable organisations in West Yorkshire.
announced 1/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Tritech Group Limited, will acquire GeoSoft Pte Ltd

synopsis: Geosoft Pte Ltd, a developer of powerful and comprehensive engineering finite element analysis programs in the geotechnical field, will be acquired by Tritech, a company that focuses on high-technology oriented engineering products and services.
closed 1/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

House of Brave, acquired Rogue Brand Agency

synopsis: Midsize ad agency House of Brave has acquired the Rogue Brand Agency, a small through-the-line brand communication shop. Rogue has developed a proprietary model for behavioural change which allows it to plot human behaviour and link it to strategic development and creative output.
closed 1/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Customized Energy Solutions Ltd., acquired Powerit Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Customized Energy Solutions announced that it has acquired Powerit Solutions. The company is an advanced demand management company that helps energy businesses reduce energy costs and meet corporate sustainability goals.
announced 1/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Quob Park Estate Ltd, will acquire Aiomed GmbH

synopsis: Biosign Technologies Inc., now known as AioCare, announced that under a letter of intent, it intends to sell 70% of the shares issued and outstanding of Aiomed as well as 76% of the voting rights to Quob Park Estate. Aiomed provides software that optimizes communication and administration processes for healthcare systems in Germany.
closed 1/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

FremantleMedia, acquired Abot Hameiri Ltd.

synopsis: Abot Hameiri Communication Limited, a leading Israeli production company specializing in entertainment formats, scripted reality and drama, has sold a majority 51% stake to FremantleMedia, an international creator and distributor of content.
closed 1/21/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

ACCEO Solutions, acquired Groupe Techna Inc.

synopsis: ACCEO Solutions Inc., a Canadian leader in IT and business and financial solutions, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Groupe Techna Inc. (GTechna), a company that develops automation systems for parking management, law enforcement, and regulatory activities for police, managers of parking facilities, and public works departments.
closed 1/21/2016 via PE Hub

Spectrio, acquired TMS Audio Productions

synopsis: The Riverside Company has acquired TMS Audio Productions as an add-on to its Spectrio platform. TMS provides on-hold and messaging and marketing services for more than 400 customers, primarily in the healthcare and financial industries.
closed 1/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wayne Bergmann and Tony Barrass, acquired National Indigenous Times

synopsis: A syndicate described as "pro-business", that includes former Kimberley Land Council CEO Wayne Bergmann and West Australian journalist Tony Barrass, have acquired ownership of the financially troubled National Indigenous Times (NIT) newspaper. NIT is the first and only weekly newspaper that focuses specifically on indigenous issues in Australia.
announced 1/21/2016 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., will purchase Community Financial Services from ACI Worldwide

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with ACI Worldwide to acquire the assets of its Community Financial Services. The assets provide financial institutions with a suite of digital banking and electronic payments solutions.
closed 1/21/2016 via BusinessWire

Metis, acquired Explore Data Science

synopsis: Data science training provider, Metis, has acquired Booz Allen Hamilton's Explore Data Science program, a leading online resource designed to introduce common data science theories and techniques to individuals looking to learn more about the world of data science.
announced 1/21/2016 via GlobeNewswire

PSAV, will acquire KFP Holding GmBH

synopsis: PSAV announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase KFP Holding GmBH, a leading provider of event technology services headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany. KFP is a market leader in providing audiovisual and production services and enjoys a strong presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
closed 1/21/2016 via BusinessWire

Docker, acquired Unikernel Systems

synopsis: Docker, Inc., the organization behind the open platform for distributed applications, announced that it has acquired Unikernel Systems, a company focused on unikernel development. Unikernels are designed to eliminate complexity and reduce footprint by compiling source code into a custom operating system.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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