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announced 10/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Nelnet, Inc., will acquire Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation

synopsis: Nelnet, one of the leading educational finance companies in the U.S., announced it has entered into a definitive and binding agreement with Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation to acquire 100% of the stock of their student loan servicing company, Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc.
buyer: Nelnet, Inc.(NNI:$861.56)
Nelnet is one of the leading educational finance companies in the U.S. and is focused on providing quality student loan products and services to students and schools nationwide.
target: Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation
Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Great Lakes and its parent affiliated group have been helping students access higher education since 1967. They provide support to make higher education accessible, the financial aid process simpler, and the possibility of paying for college real.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
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closed 10/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Eurofins Digital Testing, acquired My Eye Media

synopsis: Eurofins Digital Testing, a global leader in end-to-end quality assurance and testing services, announced that it has acquired My Eye Media. My Eye Media is a leader in quality assurance, technical analysis and testing of digital content for the motion picture industry. The company makes its work critical to content providers.
announced 10/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, will acquire Surgical Process Institute

synopsis: Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, a company that comprises the surgery, orthopaedics, and cardiovascular businesses of Johnson & Johnson, will acquire Surgical Process Institute, a provider of software solutions designed to improve patient outcomes and operating room efficiency by reducing variability in surgical procedures.
closed 10/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc., acquired TopSpin Security

synopsis: Fidelis Cybersecurity has acquired TopSpin Security Ltd., a leading provider of deception and detection technologies. TopSpin’s DECOYnet solution automates the latest in adaptive deception security. TopSpin exposes and defuses malicious malware and other attacks while simultaneously protecting key organizational assets.
closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Transgourmet, acquired Gastronovi

synopsis: Transgourmet, Europe’s second-largest cash & carry and wholesale supplies player, has acquired majority stake in Gastronovi, a company that develops cloud solutions and software for restaurants and the hospitality industry. Gastronovi Office offers a complete solution from goods management through the cash desk system to the ordering system.
closed 10/18/2017 via BusinessWire

mCare Solutions, LLC merged with Vaughan Holland Consulting,

synopsis: Revint Solutions has been created through the merger of mCare Solutions and VHC (Vaughan Holland Consulting). Revint Solutions serves over 450 hospitals and some of the leading healthcare institutions across the United States. mCare Solutions is a leading provider of underpayment and coverage discovery identification and recovery.
closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Viseo, acquired NAIT Consulting Services

synopsis: VISEO, a global IT consulting firm specialized in assisting clients in their IT and digital transformation, announced the acquisition of NAIT Consulting Services Pte Ltd, a consulting partner of Salesforce based in Singapore.
announced 10/18/2017 via PR Newswire

CSRA Inc, will acquire Praxis Engineering Technologies

synopsis: CSRA Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Praxis Engineering Technologies Inc., a leader in mission applications development and engagement in the Intelligence Community. Praxis is a consulting and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and systems engineering technologies.
closed 10/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., acquired Math 42

synopsis: Chegg, Inc. announced that it has acquired German-based Cogeon GmbH, a provider of adaptive math technology and developer of the math app, Math 42. Math 42 offers hierarchical step-by-step exercises, concept walk-throughs, and personalized assessments, built upon an artificially intelligent learning engine.
closed 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

IGN Entertainment, Inc., acquired Humble Bundle

synopsis: IGN, the leading internet media company focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets, has acquired Humble Bundle, the indie games storefront best known for its pay-what-you-want bundles that raise money for charity.
closed 10/18/2017 via Market Wire

This is Global Limited, acquired AudioHQ LLC

synopsis: Global, the media & entertainment group, acquired AudioHQ as it expands its successful digital audio ad sales platform, called DAX. AudioHQ is a digital audio ad sales company, focused on developing a premium & exclusive advertising platform that connects advertisers with digital audio advertising inventory & integration opportunities
closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

DNV GL - Software, acquired ComputIT

synopsis: DNV GL - Software, a leading provider of software for managing risk and improving asset performance, has acquired ComputIT, a specialist company for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and R&D. ComputIT's Kameleon FireEx KFX suite of software tools is an advanced CFD code for flares, gas dispersion, fire and explosion simulation.
closed 10/18/2017 via BusinessWire

Resolver, Inc., acquired RiskVision

synopsis: Resolver finalizes the acquisition of RiskVision Inc. RiskVision develops comprehensive risk intelligence solutions for the enterprise. The decorated RiskVision platform is the industry’s first risk intelligence solution designed for today’s real-time, big data, threat-centric world. Their offerings include Threat and Vulnerability Management.
closed 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

BCD Travel, acquired Air Club

synopsis: BCD Travel, a market leader in the travel industry, has acquired Air Club, an online travel agency in Poland that provides comprehensive services and products related to travel and leisure. Air Club offers airline tickets, train tickets, hotel booking services, and car rental services.
announced 10/18/2017 via BusinessWire

Chase, will acquire WePay

synopsis: JPMorgan Chase & Co., a leading global financial services firm, announced its plan to acquire WePay, a platform payments company that provides a payments API as well as payment, risk and support products and services to software and platform companies.
closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Admiral, purchased Ad Blocker Notify from Themeisle

synopsis: Adblock revenue recovery specialists Admiral announced the acquisition of Ad Blocker Notify from Themeisle. Used by thousands of sites and publishers to detect and engage adblock users, Ad Blocker Notify is the most installed anti-adblock plugin on WordPress.
closed 10/18/2017 via PR Newswire

VocabularySpellingCity, acquired WriteSteps

synopsis: VocabularySpellingCity announced the acquisition of WriteSteps, a technology-based writing and grammar program for grades K-5. With daily instructional videos and interactive whiteboard lessons, WriteSteps engages students through its multisensory, digital platform and teachers gain access to concise lesson plans and professional development.
announced 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Amedia AS, will acquire Nettavisen AS

synopsis: Amedia has agreed to buy Egmont's 50% stake in Nettavisen, which will increase Amedia's ownership in Nettavisen to 100%. Founded on November 1, 1996, Nettavisen is Norway's oldest national online-only newspaper. Nettavisen concentrates on news, sports, finance, politics and opinions, with more than 1.1 million daily readers.
announced 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Egmont Publishing, will purchase Side2, Side3 & Blogg.no from Nettavisen AS

synopsis: Egmont Publishing will acquire the online lifestyle magazines Side2 and Side3, as well as the blogging platform blogg.no, from Nettavisen. Side2 is an online lifestyle magazine that targets women, while Side3 is an online lifestyle magazine for men. Blogg.no is the leading blogging platform in Norway.
closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Resy, acquired Servy

synopsis: Resy, a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality, has acquired Servy, a next-generation mystery shopping, private feedback, and market research platform for restaurants.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 10/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited, Curro Holdings Limited, will acquire Milpark Education Ltd

synopsis: Curro Holdings, through its subsidiary Stadio Holdings, and Brimstone Investment Corporation have agreed to acquire 100% of Milpark Education. Curro will acquire a 70% stake in Milpark, and Brimstone will acquire a 30% stake. Milpark was established in 1997 as one of the first private providers of higher education in South Africa.
buyer: Curro Holdings Limited(JSE:COH:$148.59)
buyer: Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited(JSE:COH:$209.63)
Curro Holdings Limited acquires, develops, and manages private schools in South Africa. Their mission is to make quality independent school education accessible to more learners. Curro also provides full-time teacher education qualifications, as well as in-service training for practising teachers.
target parent: Apollo Education Group Inc.
target: Milpark Education Ltd
Milpark Education was one of the first private providers of higher management education in South Africa and is a leading provider of Higher Education and Further Education and Training qualifications. Milpark's MBA has been rated in the Top 10 of Accredited Business Schools in South Africa.
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closed 10/13/2017 via PE Hub

Calligo, acquired 3 Peaks Inc.

synopsis: Calligo, an innovative cloud service provider that offers mid-sized companies the highest levels of data privacy and security, has acquired 3 Peaks. 3 Peaks is a cloud provider that offers a complete set of services including email, website hosting, backups and infrastructure as a service.
closed 10/13/2017 via BusinessWire

Teleperformance SA, acquired Wibilong, SAS

synopsis: Teleperformance has acquired French start-up Wibilong, a pioneer in collaborative brand and consumer solutions. Wibilong provides digital businesses with a SaaS (software as a service) platform that generates huge amounts of content through product discussions, thanks to the creation and activation of consumer communities.
closed 10/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Centre France Publicite, acquired Pecheur.com

synopsis: The e-commerce site Pecheur.com has been acquired by the Centre France Publicité S.A, based in Clermont-Ferrand, France, which is intensifying its digital transformation strategy. Pecheur.com - a leading European online retailer of fishing, hunting and outdoor activities - has more than 700,000 customers since its launch in 2002.
announced 10/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Nemetschek, will acquire RISA Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Nemetschek, a globally leading software provider for the AEC industry, has agreed to acquire RISA Technologies, one of the most popular structural engineering software suites in the US. RISA Technologies' products are used for towers, skyscrapers, airports, stadiums, petrochemical facilities, bridges, roller coasters and everything in between.
announced 10/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire MovieTickets.com

synopsis: Fandango, a leading digital network for all things movies, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MovieTickets.com, a popular online movie ticketer serving moviegoers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Latin America.
closed 10/13/2017 via PR Web

Zillionize, acquired Silver Siphon

synopsis: Zillionize, an Angel Investment Firm that invests in fast growing startups, has acquired Silver Siphon, a SaaS application that syncs Stripe bank feeds with the Xero online bookkeeping and accounting software. Silver Siphon saves businesses huge amounts of time by handling tedious accounting tasks.
closed 10/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Transport & Offshore Services Holding B.V., acquired Maritime Human Resources BV

synopsis: Transport & Offshore Services (TOS), an international supplier of nautical and technical personnel, announced the acquisition of Maritime Human Resources BV (MHR). MHR offers senior secondary vocational students a learning and working environment for the work-based learning pathway. MHR also provides temporary employment in the maritime sector.
closed 10/12/2017 via GlobeNewswire

O2 Investment Partners, LLC, acquired MHC Software, Inc.

synopsis: O2 Investment Partners has acquired a controlling interest in MHC Software Inc. of Burnsville, Minn., a maker of document-management and electronic transaction processing software for thousands of businesses nationwide.
closed 10/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Tinkoff Bank, acquired CloudPayments, LLC

synopsis: TCS Group Holding PLC, Russia’s leading provider of online retail financial services via its Tinkoff.ru financial supermarket, announced the purchase of a 55% controlling stake in CloudPayments, an innovative developer of online payment solutions. The CloudPayments system is a universal processing system for processing payments with bankcards.
closed 10/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

CMIT Solutions, Inc. merged with Infotek Consulting LLC,

synopsis: CMIT Solutions, a provider of information technology services to the small and medium-sized business community, has merged with InfoTek, a Professional and Technical services firm specializing in Deltek® and Microsoft® ERP, IBM Cognos®, Software as a Service (SaaS), Hardware as a Service (HaaS) and custom software development solutions.
closed 10/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Privé Managers, acquired Wealth

synopsis: Privé, a leader in FinTech solutions, has acquired WEALTH, Asia’s premier online marketplace of wealth services for affluent and high net worth individuals. Through WEALTH, investors can easily find and connect with wealth service providers, including private banks, independent asset managers, financial advisors, trust specialists and tax advisors.
closed 10/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Skill & You, acquired Educatel

synopsis: Skill & You, the leading vocational e-learning group in France, has acquired Educatel, a provider of distance learning services in France. Educatel offers a variety of online courses for in-demand jobs such as automobile mechanics, construction managers, accountants, electricians, and more.
closed 10/12/2017 via PR Web

YASH Technologies, acquired Codiant Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: YASH Technologies, a leading technology service and outsourcing partner for global companies, has acquired Codiant Software Technologies, a global mobile application development company with operations in the USA, UK, and India. Headquartered in East Moline, IL, Codiant specializes in e-commerce & m-commerce applications development.
closed 10/12/2017 via PR Newswire

UPMC WorkPartners, acquired HCMS Group LLC

synopsis: UPMC WorkPartners, a leading provider of integrated health and productivity solutions, has acquired HCMS Group, a privately-held health information service company. HCMS Group offers cloud-based solutions that provide essential health information for better decision-making.
closed 10/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

The North Alliance, acquired Hello Group A/S

synopsis: The North Alliance, a provider of design, technology, and communication solutions, has acquired the Hello Group, a Danish strategic design company that creates empowering and delightful digital products and services. Hello's work is custom built by storytellers and strategists with a flair for crafting ideas that are digitally fascinating.
closed 10/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Internet Fusion Ltd., acquired Surfdome Shop, Ltd.

synopsis: Internet Fusion, a global online retailer catering to every market from outdoor lifestyle to equestrian, has acquired Surfdome from Surfstitch, an online surf and fashion retailer. Surfdome is a lifestyle and board sports online retailer. They offer the world’s most popular lifestyle brands, including the best Surf, Snow and Skate brands.
closed 10/12/2017 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired StreamSend, Inc.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, has completed its acquisition of StreamSend, an innovative email marketing and behavioral marketing automation provider which provides a strategic marketing tool to small and midsize businesses to assist them with the creation and delivery of successful email campaigns.
announced 10/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Survey Sampling International will be merged with Research Now Group, Inc.,

synopsis: Research Now Group, Inc., a global leader in digital research data for better insights and business decisions, announced that they have signed a merger agreement with Survey Sampling International (SSI), a premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and business-to-business survey research.
closed 10/12/2017 via PE Hub

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired Inspired Thinking Group Limited

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe has acquired a majority stake Inspired Thinking Group (“ITG”), a Birmingham-headquartered technology-led provider of outsourced marketing services. ITG helps global brands and retailers deliver their multi-channel marketing more efficiently and effectively, utilising its proprietary software platform, “MediaCentre”.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 10/7/2017 via PE Hub

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired AppRiver

synopsis: AppRiver, LLC, a leading provider of cloud-based cybersecurity and productivity software and services, announced that it has secured a majority investment from Marlin Equity Partners, a global private equity firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs.
target: AppRiver
AppRiver is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes.
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closed 10/6/2017 via Company Press Release

QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited, acquired Hobsons Solutions

synopsis: QS Quacquarelli Symonds has acquired Hobsons Solutions, the international division of Hobsons, Inc. Hobsons Solutions is the leading provider of international enrolment management solutions to universities worldwide. Hobson Solutions helps clients mitigate risk and build sustainable recruitment strategies in an increasingly complex marketplace.
announced 10/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Guidewire Software, Inc., will acquire Cyence

synopsis: Guidewire Software, Inc. and Cyence, Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement for Guidewire to acquire Cyence. Cyence is a software company that applies data science and risk analytics to enable P&C insurers to grow by underwriting “21st century risks” that have gone underinsured or uninsured.
closed 10/6/2017 via PR Newswire

The Construction Journal, Ltd, acquired ConstructionReports.com

synopsis: Construction Journal announced that it has acquired ConstructionReports.com, a cloud-based regional provider of collaborative, construction information located in Phoenix, Arizona. ConstructionReports.com is the leading construction bidding and lead service for commercial contractors.
closed 10/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

MoneyFarm, acquired Ernest Ltd

synopsis: Moneyfarm, the U.K.-headquartered “digital wealth manager,” has acquired the technology behind personal finance chatbot Ernest. Ernest is a smart chatbot that helps with money management by answering questions and proactively giving insight into an individual's personal finances.
closed 10/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

SmoothWall Limited, acquired SmoothWall Limited

synopsis: Senior management at Leeds cyber security firm Smoothwall have completed a management buyout. Smoothwall is a specialist developer and provider of Internet security and web filtering solutions. Smoothwall's real-time, content aware analysis is combined with next generation firewall for enterprise grade protection.
announced 10/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited, will acquire 9X Media Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Media tycoon Subhash Chandra-led Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd has agreed to acquire 9X Media Pvt. Ltd and its unit INX Music Pvt. Ltd. 9X Media is India's largest Music Broadcaster operating 5 music television channels.
announced 10/5/2017 via PR Newswire

TIBCO Software Inc., will acquire Cisco Data Virtualization

synopsis: TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Cisco's Data Virtualization business (formerly Composite Software), a market-leading solution that powers enterprise-scale data virtualization, and associated consulting and support services.
closed 10/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Aller Media Oy, acquired CEO Helsinki

synopsis: Aller Media Oy, a leading publisher of entertainment and TV magazines, has acquired a majority stake in CEO Helsinki, a strategic partner for sales, marketing and service development. CEO Helsinki helps companies improve their sales and marketing activities, predict market developments and customer needs, and improve their competitive strategies.
closed 10/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Kongregate Inc., acquired Synapse Games

synopsis: Kongregate, the San Francisco based cross platform games publisher and developer, has acquired 100% of Synapse Games. Founded in 2008, Chicago based Synapse Games employs a team of 22 and develops free to play strategy and collectible card games.
closed 10/5/2017 via PR Newswire

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired ParentMail

synopsis: IRIS Software Group, a provider of business critical software in the UK, has acquired ParentMail, a provider of communication and payment collection software for schools. ParentMail offers a range of cloud-based applications which include text and email communications, online payment collection, online forms for obtaining permissions and more.
closed 10/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

LDC Limited, acquired Ensek Ltd.

synopsis: UK-based mid-market private equity investor LDC has backed the management buyout of ENSEK, a software supplier to UK energy providers. Headquartered in Nottingham, ENSEK uses its market-leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform to provide existing energy suppliers with its revenue assurance and gross margin accounting product.
closed 10/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Lola Market, acquired Comprea

synopsis: Lola Market, an online platform (web and App) that offers quality service in the online purchase of food, has acquired Comprea, an online platform for delivering grocery products. Both companies are based in Spain.
closed 10/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

TSG Consumer Partners LLC, acquired LuckyVitamin.com

synopsis: TSG Consumer Partners, a leading investment firm, has acquired LuckyVitamin.com from GNC Holdings, a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products. LuckyVitamin.com is a leading global online retailer of health and wellness products, herbal supplements, sports nutrition and health foods.
closed 10/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Avtex Solutions, LLC, acquired The Interactive Engineering Consortium

synopsis: Avtex announced the acquisition of Interactive Engineering Consortium (IEC), a Denver-based provider of contact center solutions and consulting services. IEC’s mission is to provide industry leading development, implementation and consulting services for clients leveraging Genesys on-premises and cloud contact center technology solutions.
announced 10/5/2017 via Market Wire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., will purchase Ardmore Investments SP. Z O.O from Swissbet

synopsis: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. a licensed online gambling company with a specific focus on eSports wagering, will acquire Ardmore Investments SP. Z O.O, a subsidiary of Switzerland based gambling software developer Swiss Interactive Software GmbH (Swissbet). Ardmore is the developer and owner of the source code of gambling software.
announced 10/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Adams Publishing Group LLC, will purchase Media Division from Pioneer News Group

synopsis: The Pioneer News Group Co. announced that it is selling its media division assets to family-owned Adams Publishing Group. The sale will include 22 daily and weekly newspapers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Utah along with a newspaper and commercial print facility, various shoppers and websites.
closed 10/5/2017 via PR Newswire

JONES Media, acquired Verve.ai

synopsis: JONES Media Inc. announced its acquisition of Verve.ai, a Canadian Augmented Intelligence Data Platform. Verve.ai powers the customer-centric culture through dynamic insight. Verve.ai persistently analyzes the customer’s speed of life by aggregating an abundant level of informed data points and surface windows of opportunities in real time.
closed 10/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Investoo Group, acquired RoboAdvisors.com

synopsis: Leading FX affiliate firm Investoo Group has acquired RoboAdvisors.com, a comparison website which allows visitors to choose the best robo advisor according to their unique requirements.
announced 10/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Onvia, Inc. will be merged with Deltek, Inc.,

synopsis: Onvia, a provider of sales intelligence and acceleration technologies for businesses selling to the public sector, announced that it has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Project Diamond Intermediate Holdings Corp, the parent entity of Deltek, and Deltek. Onvia provides customers with a comprehensive set of contracting leads.
announced 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

GF Machining Solutions, will acquire Symmedia GmbH

synopsis: GF Machining Solutions, a provider of machine tools and automation solutions for the production of molds, dies and high value-added metal parts, will acquire Symmedia GmbH. Symmedia develops service solutions for the mechanical engineering sector. Their symmedia SP/1 software is used as the "Internet of Machines" in over 100 countries.
buyer parent:Georg Fischer Ltd.
buyer: GF Machining Solutions
GF Machining Solutions provides machine tools, automation solutions and customer services for the production of molds, dies and high value-added metal parts. Their products include high-speed, high-performance milling machines, 3D laser texturing machines, spare parts, and automation solutions.
target: Symmedia GmbH
Symmedia has been developing service solutions for the mechanical engineering sector since 1997. Their symmedia SP/1 software is used as the "Internet of Machines" in over 100 countries. symmedia SP/1 offers a range of solutions for communication between equipment manufacturers and operators.
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closed 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

DATASOLUTION, acquired Canal-Web

synopsis: DATASOLUTION, a digital agency specializing in e-commerce, has acquired Canal-Web, an agency specialized in the design of websites and the implementation of digital strategies. Both companies are based in Paris, France.
closed 9/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

All Contents, acquired Image & Stratégie

synopsis: All Contents, a communications agency specializing in editorial influence, has acquired Image & Stratégie, a company that provides communication consultancy services such as influencing public debates; and identifying, stimulating, and mobilizing communities. Both companies are based in Paris, France.
closed 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Kipu Systems LLC, acquired pingmd, Inc.

synopsis: Kipu Health LLC announced the acquisition of PingMD, a HIPAA-compliant, FIPS-certified and Privacy Shield Certified state-of-the-art messaging and Telehealth App. PingMD’s advanced technology enables patients and providers to securely, and legally, communicate via voice, text and video, and transmit data.
closed 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired Virgin Experience Days

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity announced that funds managed by Inflexion have completed the buyout of Virgin Experience Days, the UK’s leading experiences business. Virgin Experience Days offers curated experiences to consumers and corporates, from flying Spitfires to short luxury breaks, selling over 750,000 experiences annually.
closed 9/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

JDC S.A., acquired Popina

synopsis: Altis+ has acquired Popina through its subisdary JDC S.A., a leading provider of point of sale hardware. Popina provides a cash register on iPads for restaurants and bars. Popina is the fastest cash register on the market and also features inventory management, statistics, reservations, floor plans, and more.
announced 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Saltbox Studio will be merged with Cardinal Peak,

synopsis: Saltbox Studio, a strategic design firm focused on creating technology-enabled user experiences, will merge with Cardinal Peak, a leading engineering services firm that helps clients bring Internet of Things and audio/video products to market. Saltbox Studio designs customer experiences optimized within their client's technology constraints.
announced 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Vimeo, LLC., will acquire Livestream

synopsis: Vimeo, the world's largest ad-free open video platform, announced an agreement to acquire Livestream, the leading live video solution that powers over 10 million events a year. Livestream provides businesses and organizations with a powerful solution for connecting with their audiences in real-time.
closed 9/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Informa plc, acquired Dove Medical Press Ltd.

synopsis: Events and publishing company Informa announced the acquisition of Dove Medical Press. Dove Medical Press Ltd is a privately held company, with its headquarters in the UK, specializing in the publication of Open Access peer-reviewed journals across the broad spectrum of science, technology and especially medicine.
closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Perforce, acquired Hansoft

synopsis: Perforce Software, a global provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the technology development lifecycle, announced its acquisition of Sweden-based Hansoft Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise Agile planning tools.
announced 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

SecValMSP, LLC, will acquire Stryker Technology Solutions

synopsis: SecValMSP, the leader in Managed Security Services, announced it will acquire Stryker Technology Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions geared to hoteliers. Stryker's commitment is that their clients will receive unparalleled services by a team of professionals who understand the hospitality business.
closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

TransForce, Inc., acquired Driving Ambition Inc.

synopsis: TransForce, Inc., the nation's leading workforce management firm specializing in commercial truck drivers, has acquired Driving Ambition, the leading regional provider of high-quality commercial truck drivers. Driving Ambition dispatches more than 500 drivers per year to their 700+ for-hire carriers and private fleet customers.
closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Zoom.ai, acquired SimplyInsight

synopsis: Zoom.ai, a SaaS start-up, utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) to enrich all employees’ work experience while increasing workplace productivity, announced the acquisition of automated data analysis and visualization startup, SimplyInsight.
closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Credence Security, acquired Intact Software Distribution

synopsis: Cognosec AB, a supplier of cyber security solutions, has completed its acquisition of South Africa-based INTACT SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTION through its subsidiary Credence Security. INTACT is a specialist Digital Software Distribution Business, speciailising in providing cyber solutions from tier-one vendors by portal.
closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

RBmedia, acquired Gildan Media

synopsis: RBmedia, a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology, announced that it has acquired Gildan Media, a leading publisher of audiobooks for business, personal development, training, and education. The Gildan titles are released under several imprints such as Gildan Audio, Gildan Seminars and Sandler Training.
closed 9/26/2017 via Market Wire

Light Media Network, acquired AM 1430 The King

synopsis: Light Media, Inspirational Media Specialist, announced that it has acquired radio station AM 1430, serving the Top 10 Nielsen-rated Atlanta Market. AM 1430's focus is on the 14-44 demographic via an eclectic mix of music, talk and teaching programs that uplift, inspire and enlighten.
closed 9/26/2017 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired automotiveMastermind, Inc

synopsis: IHS Markit, a world leader in information, analytics and solutions, has acquired a 78% majority stake in automotiveMastermind Inc., a provider of predictive analytics and marketing automation software for the automotive industry. automotiveMastermind’s cloud-based platform helps dealers precisely predict automobile-buying behavior.
closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

HoloTech Switzerland AG, acquired Zebra Imaging, Inc.

synopsis: Zebra Imaging Inc, the world leader in 3D Holographic Printing, announced that it finalized the sale of the firm's 3D Holographic Imagers and print business to HoloTech Switzerland Ag, the leading large format holographic print company in the world.
announced 9/25/2017 via GlobeNewswire

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire BOLT Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Actua Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell Bolt Solutions to CVC Growth Fund. Bolt Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of digital distribution solutions to the P&C insurance industry, is helping insurers transform the way they sell and market their products to consumers and small business owners.
announced 9/25/2017 via GlobeNewswire

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire VelocityEHS

synopsis: Actua Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell VelocityEHS to CVC Growth Fund. VelocityEHS is a leading global provider of cloud-based environment, health and safety (EHS) software. Its comprehensive software platform and innovative mobile solutions aim to make enterprise-level EHS functionality accessible and affordable.
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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