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announced 2/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Saba Software, Inc., will acquire Halogen Software

synopsis: Saba Software Inc., a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions, and Halogen Software Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based performance management solutions, announced that Saba, Vector Capital and its affiliates, and Michael Slaunwhite, Halogen's Executive Chairman, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Halogen.
buyer parent:Vector Capital
buyer: Saba Software, Inc.(SABA:$121.30)
Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management solution used by leading organizations worldwide to hire, develop, engage and inspire their people. Saba Cloud is a purpose-built, highly scalable platform that exceeds industry security and reliability standards.
target: Halogen Software(TSX:HGN:$72.26)
Halogen Software offers a cloud-based talent management suite that puts ongoing, next-generation performance management principles at the center of all talent programs, including learning and development, succession planning, recruiting, and compensation.
price($mm)[EV]
$206 [$170]
rev ($mm)
$71
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
53.7x
closed 2/23/2017 via PR Newswire

SambaSafety, acquired Vigillo

synopsis: SambaSafety®, the nation's industry leader of driver risk management solutions has acquired Vigillo, the leading provider of real-time data for analyzing commercial driver and motor carrier safety performance.
closed 2/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Virtuos Games, acquired Black Shamrock Studios

synopsis: Virtuos, a global leader in videogame content production, announced it has acquired a controlling interest in Dublin-based independent game studio Black Shamrock. Founded in 2016, the studio of 15 employees is led by co-founder and Managing Director Olivier Masclef, formerly of Widescreen Games.
announced 2/22/2017 via Market Wire

Amobee, Inc., will acquire Turn, Inc.

synopsis: Singtel subsidiary Amobee, a global digital marketing technology company serving brands such as Airbnb, Dell EMC and Lexus, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Turn, a leading provider of a global technology platform for marketers and agencies.
closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Otravo, acquired de VakantieDiscounter

synopsis: Otravo, an online travel agency, has acquired de VakantieDiscounter, a company that operates as an online travel agency. With de VakantieDiscounter, customers pay no booking fees and rebates are directly reflected in the price. Both companies are based in the Netherlands.
closed 2/22/2017 via PE Hub

Meltwater, acquired Wrapidity Limited

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, is excited to announce the acquisition of Wrapidity Limited, an artificial intelligence (AI) spinout from Oxford University using breakthrough technology to automate data extraction from content on the web.
closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Brandify, acquired Street Fight

synopsis: Brandify, the industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions, announced that it has acquired Street Fight, the premier integrated media, research, and events company covering local marketing and technology.
announced 2/22/2017 via Company Press Release

Aptean, will acquire irms 360 Enterprise

synopsis: Aptean, a leading provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions, agreed to acquire irms|360 Enterprise Solutions, a division of Upp Technology, which includes Cloud Warehouse Management, Asset Management and Emergency Management Systems. The irms|360 solutions provide tier-1 functionality, real-time visibility, and total mobility.
closed 2/22/2017 via Market Wire

HootSuite Media, Inc., acquired LiftMetrix

synopsis: Hootsuite, the most widely used platform for social media management, announced the acquisition of leading social analytics company LiftMetrix. LiftMetrix optimizes the value of clients' growing investment in social and content marketing by turning raw measurement data into specific ROI metrics and recommendations.
closed 2/22/2017 via BusinessWire

NetFortris, acquired Fonality

synopsis: NetFortris, Inc., a leader in secure cloud-based communication solutions, announced the acquisition of Fonality, Inc., an innovator in software defined unified communications as a service (UCaaS) solutions. The combination of the two companies will meet the growing needs of a converging IT and communications market.
announced 2/22/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc. will be merged with STG Group, Inc.,

synopsis: STG Group Inc, a provider of mission-critical technology, cyber & data solutions to the U.S. Government, announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Preferred Systems Solutions Inc, a provider of advanced computing, analytics, program & acquisition management, cyber & software solutions to the intelligence community.
closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Razor Creative merged with BrainWorks Marketing Services Inc.,

synopsis: BrainWorks Marketing, a full-service agency in Moncton, announced that it's joining forces with fellow Moncton marketing agency Razor Creative and has acquired the company. Razor provides advertising, marketing, graphic design, branding, logo design and web design services. The merged companies will be known as BrainWorks Razor – The Growth Agency.
announced 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Myriad IT Pty Ltd will be merged with Fusion5,

synopsis: Australasian business solutions provider, Fusion5, has announced a merger with Australian technology business, Myriad IT. Myriad IT provides intelligent, reliable business and technology solutions to clients in Australasia, Asia, Europe and North America. Myriad IT is an Oracle Gold Partner, Microsoft Gold Partner and Dell Preferred Partner.
closed 2/22/2017 via PR Newswire

New Signature UK, acquired Paradigm Systems Ltd

synopsis: New Signature, a Microsoft Solution Provider, announced its acquisition of Paradigm Systems Ltd., a specialist Microsoft partner based in the UK, delivering end to end managed services on Microsoft Azure and Office 365.
closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Copaco N.V., acquired Thinfactory NV

synopsis: Copaco announced the acquisition of Belgian cloud services provider Thinfactory. Thinfactory provides since 2001 cloud services to businesses and organisations through a network of around 150 partners.
closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mercari, acquired Zawatt Inc.

synopsis: Japanese C2C (consumer-to-consumer) marketplace app producer Mercari announced that it will acquire Zawatt, a startup that develops and manages social media applications. It develops Smaoku, which sells second-hand branded goods online. Both companies are based in Tokyo, Japan.
closed 2/22/2017 via Company Press Release

Sanitas Sociedad Anonima De Seguros, acquired Healthia Salud Inteligente

synopsis: Sanitas has acquired Healthia, the digital health services platform, to reinforce its strategic commitment to the digitization of its products and services in order to be closer to the needs of the people. Healthia is a Sports Medicine platform, one of the areas of expertise of Sanitas, which is an official medical provider of Real Madrid.
closed 2/22/2017 via PR Web

JVION, LLC, purchased Healthcare IT practice from Predixion Software

synopsis: Atlanta-based Jvion, the leading cognitive clinical science machine firm, announced the acquisition of the predictive analytic firm Predixion’s Healthcare IT practice. Atlanta-based Jvion, the leading cognitive clinical science machine firm, announced the acquisition of the predictive analytic firm Predixion’s Healthcare IT practice.
closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ray and Kim Small, acquired The Hardwick Gazette

synopsis: Ray and Kim Small, a husband and wife team from Stamford, Connecticut, have purchased The Hardwick Gazette from Ross Connelly. The Hardwick Gazette is an award winning, paid weekly newspaper that covers hard news, community events, cultural activities and sports in Hardwick, Vermont and nine surrounding towns.
announced 2/22/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Novitex Enterprise Solutions will be merged with SourceHOV Inc.,

synopsis: SourceHOV, Novitex Holdings, Inc. and Quinpario Acquisition Corp. 2 announced that they will combine to create a leading industry-solutions provider for financial technology and business services. SourceHOV is a global TPS and EIM leader. Novitex is a technology-based, managed services provider that offers mail, print, and communications solutions.
closed 2/17/2017 via Company Press Release

CLX Communications, acquired Xura Secure Communications GmbH

synopsis: CLX Communications announces that it has acquired the German technology company Xura Secure Communications GmbH, a subsidiary of Xura Inc. Xura Secure Communications Gmbh is one of Germany's leading mobile messaging companies, processing more than 500M messages per year for some of the country's largest banking and aviation organizations.
buyer: CLX Communications(OM:CLX:$200.79)
CLX Communications is a leading provider of cloud-based communications services and solutions to enterprises and mobile operators. Mobile communications services from CLX make it possible for enterprises to communicate globally with people and connected devices.
target parent: Siris Capital Group
target: Xura Secure Communications GmbH
Xura Secure Communications Gmbh is one of Germany's leading mobile messaging companies, processing more than 500M messages per year for some of the country's largest banking and aviation organizations.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
closed 2/17/2017 via BusinessWire

Diligent, acquired Blueprint and Boardpad

synopsis: Diligent, a leading provider of secure online collaboration solutions, announced it has acquired BoardPad and Blueprint, both from ICSA: The Governance Institute, the professional body for governance. BoardPad is a leading meeting and document collaboration solution. Blueprint is a leading global entity management and corporate governance software.
announced 2/17/2017 via PR Newswire

WayUp, will acquire LookSharp

synopsis: WayUp and Looksharp announced a definitive agreement for WayUp to acquire Looksharp. The acquisition will create the most advanced job marketplace that will help every college student and recent grad find the right job or internship. LookSharp helps every student launch their career and helps employers discover the best talent.
closed 2/17/2017 via PR Newswire

HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, acquired EMS World Expo

synopsis: HMP, a recognized leader in healthcare content and continuing medical education events, announced it has completed its acquisition of EMS World from SouthComm. EMS World Expo is North America's largest and most internationally attended EMS conference and trade show.
closed 2/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Spov Ltd

synopsis: Video games services provider Keywords Studios has purchased animation and digital design company Spov. Spov, based in London, is a creatively led design and animation studio that provides creative development, cinematics, user interface, visual effects and motion graphics services to the video game and film sectors.
closed 2/17/2017 via PR Newswire

viihealth, Inc., acquired Hubdata

synopsis: viihealth, Inc., a next-generation Customer Engagement Company dedicated to helping global Life Science clients improve business results, has acquired Hubdata SARL, a French based provider of leading edge decision analytics SaaS solutions.
closed 2/17/2017 via PR Newswire

Atos SE, acquired zData Inc.

synopsis: Atos, a global leader in digital services, expands its expertise in Big Data services with the acquisition of zData, a leader in Big Data consulting and solutions for both commercial and enterprise corporations. zData is the largest PIVOTAL services partner in the US, the leading Big Data solution suite.
closed 2/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sattviko, acquired StylSpot

synopsis: Rays Culinary Delights Pvt. Ltd, the parent company of packaged foods startup Sattviko, has acquired fashion stylist curation portal StylSpot in order to strengthen its technology platform.
closed 2/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Be Think, Solve, Execute S.p.A. Group, acquired PayStrat Solutions SL

synopsis: Be Group Think, Solve, Execute S.p.A. strengthens its presence in the Iberian region with the acquisition of 60% shares of Paystrat, consulting "boutique" based in Madrid and focused on payments, digital wallets and market intelligence.
closed 2/17/2017 via PR Newswire

ELLKAY, LLC, acquired CareEvolve

synopsis: ELLKAY, LLC announced that it has completed the acquisition of predominantly all of CareEvolve's assets including its platform, connectivity, and customers. CareEvolve, a division of OPKO Health, Inc., was founded in 1999, to serve the laboratory and hospital connectivity market.
announced 2/17/2017 via Market Wire

Adaiah Distribution Inc., will acquire 3D Pioneer Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Adaiah Distribution is to acquire multiple assets from 3D Pioneer Systems Inc. The assets include intellectual property for 3D printer development, a project for the development of a 3D printing platform and marketplace and the first app, of a series of children's apps, called Save Your Planet Kids.
closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sony Pictures Television, Inc., acquired truTV UK

synopsis: Sony Pictures Television, an American television production and distribution studio, has acquired British channel truTV, a larger-than-life entertainment channel that enthrals, engages and amuses with a mix of original, revealing and entertaining programs including Hardcore Pawn: Chicago, Container Wars, South Beach Tow and Ink Master.
closed 2/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Gleason Corporation, acquired KISSsoft AG

synopsis: Gleason Corporation, a global leader in the technology of gearing, announced that it has acquired KISSsoft AG, located in Bubikon, Switzerland. KISSsoft is a leader in the development of design software for gears and power transmission systems, serving customers globally across a wide spectrum of industries.
closed 2/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Harris School Solutions, acquired Quintessential School Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Harris School Solutions (HSS), the premier provider of technology solutions for K-12 districts, charter schools, and continuing education programs across North America, announced the acquisition of Quintessential School Systems (QSS), a provider of administrative software and consulting services for those same educational markets.
closed 2/16/2017 via Company Press Release

TrueCommerce, Inc., acquired RedTail Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: HighJump, a global provider of supply chain network solutions, announced that it has acquired RedTail Solution, Inc., a leading US provider of managed cloud service solutions for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and global data synchronization network (GDSN) to mid-size suppliers and manufacturers.
closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Element AI, acquired MLDB.ai

synopsis: Element AI, an artificial intelligence startup engine, announced that it has acquired MLDB.ai, an open-source database designed for machine learning. MLDB.ai has deep expertise in creating machine learning solutions for some of the largest companies in the world.
closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

CampusLogic, Inc., acquired Cegment, Inc.

synopsis: CampusLogic announces the acquisition of Cegment’s Net Price Calculator (NPC) and Award Letter business. A pioneer in the NPC business, Cegment helps create transparency in higher education financing so families can better understand and assess the cost of a college degree.
closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Verizon Communications, acquired Skyward

synopsis: Verizon, America's most reliable wireless network, announced it has acquired Skyward, a drone operations and management company based out of Portland, Oregon. The Skyward platform connects all the people, projects, and equipment involved in a drone program into one efficient workflow.
announced 2/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Volaris Group Inc., will acquire Telepin Software

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc. announced that its wholly-owned division Volaris Group, a company that acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies, has entered into an agreement to acquire Telepin Software Corporation, a provider of digital financial services platforms to mobile operators.
closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

ShootDotEdit, LLC, acquired FotoSkribe

synopsis: ShootDotEdit, LLC announced it has acquired Fotoskribe. Fotoskribe is the leading expert in blogging as-a-service for the Pro Wedding and Portrait Photographer.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 2/10/2017 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, will purchase Technology-Enabled Benefits & HR Platform from Aon plc

synopsis: Blackstone announced that private equity funds affiliated with Blackstone have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aon plc’s technology-enabled benefits and human resources platform. The business is the largest benefits administration platform in the United States and a leading services provider for cloud-based HR management systems.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP(BX:$4,973.18)
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
seller: Aon plc(AON:$11,605.00)
Aon plc is a leading global provider of risk management, insurance brokerage and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Its technology-enabled benefits and human resources platform is the largest benefits administration platform in the United State.
price ($mm)
$4,300
rev ($mm)
$2,260
EBITDA ($mm)
$396
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
12.1x
closed 2/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Shop.co, acquired Zen Shopping

synopsis: German startup Shop.co announced the acquisition of Zen Shopping. Zen Shopping developed a mobile app to simplify shopping and identify savings on online purchases. The app gained traction in the United States and has accumulated a passionate following. Shop.co continues to expand on the promise of giving shoppers one cart across the entire web.
announced 2/10/2017 via Company Press Release

Delta Drone SA, will acquire Techni Drone SAS

synopsis: Delta Drone Group and Techni Drone announce the signing of an agreement under which Delta Drone is to acquire a 51% stake in Techni Drone. The transaction will be paid in existing Delta Drone shares. Established in 2013, Techni Drone has rapidly established itself as the leader in the training of professional pilots of civilian drones in France.
closed 2/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

All3media, acquired Two Brothers Pictures

synopsis: U.K. production company Two Brothers Pictures has been acquired by All3Media, the independent film, television and digital production and distribution company. Two Brothers Pictures was established in early 2012 by writer/producers Jack and Harry Williams. Their aim is to produce quality comedy and drama television for the UK.
closed 2/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

WiseTech Global, acquired ACO Informatica

synopsis: WiseTech Global Limited announced it has acquired ACO Informatica, a leading provider of customs compliance solutions to the logistics industry across Italy. ACO provides various software solutions for logistics needs.
closed 2/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Obino, acquired Fitard

synopsis: Obino, the health & weight loss coaching app, announced the acquisition of Fitard, a rewards-based fitness mobile app startup also located in Mumbai. Fitard is a gamified health & fitness mobile app platform which motivates users for a healthy and active lifestyle by rewarding them for their fitness.
closed 2/9/2017 via Market Wire

CLEAResult Consulting, Inc., acquired Green Team Energy Services

synopsis: CLEAResult, a leader in designing and implementing technology-enabled energy efficiency programs for utilities, announced the company has acquired Green Team Energy Services, a provider of digital, cloud-based energy efficiency and demand side management (DSM) software that leverages the Salesforce.com CRM platform.
closed 2/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

GE Digital, acquired Nurego

synopsis: GE Digital has acquired Israeli monetization platform developer Nurego. Nurego develops Web-based business optimization solution for cloud companies. The company with offices in Herzliya and Seattle, will help GE Digital accelerate industrial Internet of Things business models.
closed 2/9/2017 via PR Newswire

IBT Media, acquired Structure LLC

synopsis: IBT Media, the global digital media company, announced the acquisition of Structure, the successful technology sector-focused events business. Structure holds a four-part conference series focused on specific verticals within technology: Cloud, Data, Security and the Internet of Things.
closed 2/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Followprice, acquired Pepfeed

synopsis: Portuguese ecommerce startup PepFeed has been acquired by fellow Portuguese startup Followprice. PepFeed’s big data analytics solutions for online shopping assistance will integrate with Followprice, which builds ecommerce price tracking products and works with more than 350 online sellers.
announced 2/9/2017 via PE Hub

Sun Seven Stars Media Group Limited, will acquire Grapevine

synopsis: Grapevine, the world’s leading end-to-end social media influencer marketing platform with more than 90,000 content creators generating 5.7 billion views per month, announced an agreement under which global media group Sun Seven Stars will purchase a majority stake in the company.
closed 2/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Dave Hersh, acquired Monsoon, Inc.

synopsis: Monsoon Inc., an e-commerce software maker with roots in Portland’s iconic Powell’s Books, has been acquired by former Jive Inc. CEO Dave Hersh. Monsoon makes software for e-retailers to manage inventory, orders and fulfillment across many different selling channels such as Amazon or eBay.
closed 2/9/2017 via PE Hub

Wiredrive merged with MediaSilo,

synopsis: MediaSilo and Wiredrive have merged, forming the world’s largest SaaS platform for video-driven creative workflows with more than 1,800 enterprise customers worldwide. MediaSilo founder Kai Pradel will serve as CEO of the joint entity. Wiredrive is the leading platform among agencies and brands to present work-in-progress and video reels.
closed 2/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Tickets for Less, acquired Brickhouse Tickets

synopsis: Overland Park-based Tickets for Less announced the purchase of Brickhouse Tickets. Brickhouse Tickets is the number one place for Kansas City sporting and event tickets. Clay Discher, who opened Brickhouse in the Kansas City area five years ago, joins Tickets for Less as manager of strategic inventory.
closed 2/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Stewart Signs Limited, acquired Stewart Signs Limited

synopsis: Stewart Signs, a Hampshire business that makes and installs vehicle livery and commercial graphics has been acquired by its 11-strong management team. With over 50 years’ experience, Stewart Signs leads the way in durable graphics for road and rail transport, signs and media display in the UK.
closed 2/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Charles Taylor InsureTech Limited, acquired Otak Limited

synopsis: Charles Taylor InsureTech (InsureTech) has acquired a majority stake in Otak, an insurance technology platform business specialising in delegated authority solutions. The transaction includes the intellectual property rights to Otak’s products, including Tide, which has been embedded in InsureTech’s delegated authority solution.
announced 2/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Accenture, will acquire iDEFENSE, Inc.

synopsis: Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire the iDefense Security Intelligence Services business from VeriSign, Inc. iDefense, one of the world’s first and most prolific cyber threat intelligence businesses, has proven capabilities in cyber intelligence related to vulnerabilities, malicious code and global threats to organizations.
announced 2/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Porter Novelli, will acquire Cone Communications

synopsis: Cone Communications (Cone), a public relations and marketing agency specializing in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and consumer brand communications, is excited to announce that it will become a Porter Novelli company. Porter Novelli is a global public relations agency built on a rich heritage of marketing for social good.
closed 2/9/2017 via PR Newswire

AMI Entertainment Network, Inc., acquired NSM Music Group Limited

synopsis: AMI Entertainment Network Inc., a Harbour Group company, has acquired NSM Music Group Ltd ("NSM"), Jeff Fox, Harbour Group's chairman and chief executive officer, announced. NSM is a leading digital jukebox manufacturer and operates a digital music network serving bars, pubs & restaurants in locations in North America, the United Kingdom & Europe.
announced 2/9/2017 via BusinessWire

8D Technologies will be merged with Motivate,

synopsis: Motivate, global leader in bike share operations, is merging with industry-leading bike share technological solutions provider 8D Technologies, the companies announced. By marrying Motivate’s operational & urban transportation experience with 8D’s hardware & software, the enhanced company will be able to deliver best-in-class bike share systems.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 2/4/2017 via Company Press Release

FaberNovel Sa, acquired Velvet Group Ltd.

synopsis: After the opening of its New York offices to answer the needs of its global clients regarding digital performance and digital transformation, FaberNovel purchased Velvet Group. Velvet is a digital communication and marketing agency servicing prestige and premium brands in China.
buyer: FaberNovel Sa
FaberNovel was created in 2003 by Stephane Distinguin, at first to help great groups innovate like start-ups. In time, FaberNovel broadened its scope of activities to accompany great global groups in all digital fields though strategies, digital performance, mobile apps and websites.
target: Velvet Group Ltd.
Velvet is a digital communication and marketing agency servicing prestige and premium brands in China. The company offers strategic consulting as well as digital activation services, specializing in social media management, search and media display advertising, and content production.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

SlicePay, acquired Trustio Technologies Private Limited

synopsis: Micro-lending startup SlicePay has acquired Delhi-based P2P lending platform Trustio in an all equity deal. Launched in 2016, Trustio is an invite-only platform for alumni of premier colleges to avail short-term credit from their fellow alumni.
announced 2/3/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Curtis Media Group, will purchase Six Radio Stations from Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.

synopsis: Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., a large- and mid-size market radio broadcaster, has entered into an asset purchase agreement to sell WNCT-AM, WNCT-FM, WSFL-FM, WIKS-FM, WMGV-FM and WXNR-FM, which serve the Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville, North Carolina market, to CMG Coastal Carolina, LLC, a subsidiary of Curtis Media Group.
announced 2/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Allgeier Holding AG, will purchase Germany & Denmark Businesses from CIBER, Inc.

synopsis: Allgeier SE, a leading IT company in Business Performance, announced an agreement with Ciber, Inc., a global information technology consulting, services and outsourcing company, to acquire its business in Germany and Denmark. Ciber partners with organizations to develop technology strategies and solutions that deliver tangible business value.
closed 2/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

APG|SGA AG, acquired BLINQ AG

synopsis: Zurich-based dating app BLINQ has been acquired by a Swiss outdoor advertising firm, APG|SGA. BLINQ is a location-based mobile dating platform providing users a member-vetted online community to connect with interesting and open-minded people in any given area.
announced 2/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire NetDimensions Ltd.

synopsis: E-learning group Learning Technologies Group PLC has agreed to buy NetDimensions (Holdings) Limited through a cash deal. Established in 1999, NetDimensions is a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management solutions to high consequence industries.
closed 2/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

HomeServe plc, acquired Habitissimo, S.L.

synopsis: Residential repair and improvements business HomeServe has acquired a 70% interest in Habitissimo, an international online business that provides support for home improvements and repairs, connecting homeowners to trusted local tradespeople. Based in Mallorca, Spain, Habitissimo receives more than 3.6 million unique customer visits a month.
closed 2/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Fireswirl Technologies Inc., acquired Amzon (HK) Ltd.

synopsis: Fireswirl Technologies is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement with the sole shareholder of AMZON (HK) Limited to acquire 60% of AMZON. AMZON is in the business of providing multimedia and interactive marketing solutions, specializing in 3D visualizations, computer graphics and digital design.
closed 2/3/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Atlassian Pty Ltd., acquired Trello, Inc

synopsis: Atlassian Corporation Plc, a leading provider of team collaboration and productivity software, announced it has completed the acquisition of Trello, Inc., Trello has pioneered an intuitive, visual system that solves the challenge of capturing and adding structure to fluid, fast-forming work for teams.
announced 2/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Inabox Group Limited, will acquire Hostworks

synopsis: Inabox Group Limited, a multi-channel, managed IT and communications company, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Hostworks. Hostworks provides managed cloud hosting of high-availability digital platforms, co-location and digital media solutions for a range of blue-chip clients.
announced 2/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Kew Media Group Inc., will acquire Six Leading Content Companies

synopsis: Kew Media Group Inc announced it will acquire six leading content companies to create a global media platform. The six companies consist of the film production and film distribution companies Content Media Corporation, Architect Films, Bristow Global Media, Frantic Films Corporation, Media Headquarters Film & Television Inc and Our House Media Inc.
closed 2/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Curve Group, acquired Paperless Software Solutions

synopsis: Curve Group acquired Paperless Software Solutions (PSS), a developer of integrated solutions that cut down paper-based administration. PSS takes companies from being manual process and paper-consuming corporates to benefiting from highly efficient digital processes that deliver, collect, report on and analyse large volumes of data in a few clicks.
closed 2/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Accel-KKR, acquired FM:Systems

synopsis: Raleigh-based FM:Systems announced that Accel-KKR of California has acquired a majority stake in its business. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, FM: Systems is a provider of integrated workplace management systems and computer-aided facility management software.
announced 2/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Stonepeak Infrustructure Partners, will acquire Cologix, Inc.

synopsis: Cologix, a network neutral interconnection and data center company, and Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement, through which Stonepeak will acquire a majority interest in the company. Cologix provides reliable, secure, scalable data center and interconnection solutions from 24 locations.
closed 2/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Data Blue, acquired LPS Integration

synopsis: Data Blue, a provider of customized storage, backup, cloud architecture and server virtualization solutions, and a portfolio company of The Gores Group and Platinum Equity, announced that it has acquired LPS Integration, a Value Added Reseller (“VAR”) specializing in cloud infrastructure, networking, security and storage architecture.
closed 2/2/2017 via PR Newswire

OSP, acquired Dot & Bo

synopsis: OSP, the fast commerce direct response marketplace company best known for launching the online marketplace OpenSky, announced that it has acquired and relaunched Dot & Bo, a beloved online brand of curated home décor and furniture.
announced 2/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Electronics For Imaging, Inc., will purchase FreeFlow Print Server DFE business from Xerox Corporation

synopsis: Electronics For Imaging, an international company that specializes in digital printing technology, is acquiring the FreeFlow Print Server DFE business from Xerox, a company that sells document solutions and services. The FreeFlow Print Server DFE business specializes in developing digital front end software.
closed 2/2/2017 via Company Press Release

QBurst Poland Sp. z.o.o. merged with TenderHut S.A.,

synopsis: Polish IT Capital Group TenderHut bought 100% of shares of QBurst Poland, which acted as a development division of the Indian company QBurst Technologies. The merger of those entities will expand the list of offered services based on the use of machine learning technology, the Internet of Things (IoT) and virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR).
closed 2/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capvis Equity, acquired Wer Liefert Was GmbH

synopsis: Capvis, the leading private equity firm in Switzerland, has acquired Wer liefert was GmbH, the leading supplier search engine in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, from Paragon Partners. Wer liefert was GmbH has over 24 million visits making it the most-visited website for B2B purchases.
closed 2/2/2017 via Company Press Release

Morris Communications Co. LLC, acquired Georgia Trend Magazine

synopsis: Morris Publishing Group, LLC announced the acquisition of Trend Publications, LLC, which includes the premiere state-wide monthly business publication, Georgia Trend, several annual publications, georgiatrend.com and other print, digital and event assets.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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