Like OAG Worldwide Limited

closed 2/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired OAG Worldwide Limited

synopsis: OAG, the world’s leading provider of flight information (schedules and status), announces that it has been acquired by Vitruvian Partners. Vitruvian is an independent private equity firm which specialises in middle-market buyouts and growth capital investments.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
Vitruvian Partners is an independent European private equity firm that invests in high-growth Dynamic Situations. They focus on asset-light companies in targeted sectors with strong, sustainable growth, and in companies driven by new competitive advantage, a transition in business model, or events. "
target parent: Electra Partners LLP
target: OAG Worldwide Limited
OAG is an air travel intelligence company that provides accurate, timely and actionable digital information and applications to the world’s airlines, airports, government agencies and travel-related service companies.
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closed 3/19/2014 via PR Newswire

FlightGlobal, acquired Innovata LLC

synopsis: Reed Business Information (RBI), a division of Reed Elsevier, announced it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Innovata LLC, a leading provider of airline schedules data, maps and tools for the global air travel market. Innovata will join RBI's aerospace information and data services business, Flightglobal.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: FlightGlobal
FlightGlobal is a media company that publishes magazines and newsletters related to aerospace, and create events for aerospace and aviation companies. They also offer platforms that provide data on aircrafts and airlines. The company is based in the United Kingdom. "
target: Innovata LLC
Innovata is a leading source of airline schedules data covering more than 800 carriers worldwide and is a strategic partner of IATA, the trade association for the world's airlines.
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closed 12/6/2006 via PR Newswire

Commonwealth Business Media, Inc., acquired OAG Worldwide Limited

synopsis: United Business Media plc has acquired OAG Holdings Ltd on behalf of its wholly-owned subsidiary Commonwealth Business Media for a total cash consideration of GBP2.5m.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: Commonwealth Business Media, Inc.
Commonwealth Business Media, Inc. publishes directories, databases and magazines in the transportation, international trade, classical music and commercial credit markets. "
target parent: Electra Partners Europe
target: OAG Worldwide Limited
Best known for its flight guides, OAG offers essential travel information for easy use. Customers can access this information through a variety of media, ranging from portable pocket guides and desktop references in print and electronic format, to a customized travel information system.
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closed 8/15/2018 via Company Press Release

DroneLife, acquired Droneflyers.com

synopsis: DroneLife is pleased to announce the addition of DroneFlyers.com to their drone-focused ecosystem. DroneFlyers.com was founded in 2013 by veteran web and technology publisher Craig Issod, and has become one of the leading sources of information for the consumer end of the drone marketplace.
buyer: DroneLife
DRONELIFE was founded in 2013 by Ziff-Davis alumni Alan Phllips, has become a trusted news source for the commercial, industrial and consumer field of drones. "
target: Droneflyers.com
DroneFlyers.com was founded in 2013 by veteran web and technology publisher Craig Issod, and has become one of the leading sources of information for the consumer end of the drone marketplace.
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closed 6/19/2013 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor LLC, acquired GateGuru, Inc.

synopsis: TripAdvisor, Inc. announced it has acquired GateGuru, the leading mobile resource for flight and airport information around the world. With GateGuru, flyers can view detailed maps and insights on stores, restaurants, amenities and gate locations, combined with weather forecasts, estimated security wait times and real-time flight status info.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: TripAdvisor LLC (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. "
target: GateGuru, Inc.
GateGuru is a new tool to transform the chaotic and unfamiliar airport environment into a more satisfying experience before and after flights, and during layovers. GateGuru serves as the leading light to locate the best food, shopping and service options within any airport at the touch of a button.
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announced 7/27/2016 via Company Press Release

Yuko Yuko Holdings Inc., will acquire Yuko Yuko Corporation

synopsis: Recruit Holdings announced that it will transfer all shares of its wholly owned subsidiary Yuko Yuko Corporation to Yuko Yuko Holdings Inc. in which Unison Capital, Inc., Fukuoka Capital Partners Co., Ltd. and Shizuoka Capital Co., Ltd., as well as Dentsu Inc. plan to jointly invest. Yuko Yuko Corporation publishes travel information magazines.
buyer: Yuko Yuko Holdings Inc.
Yuko Yuko Holdings Inc. is a holding company formed for the acquisition and holding of Yuko Yuko shares, in which funds and other entities operated by each of Unison Capital, Inc., Fukuoka Capital Partners Co., Ltd. and Shizuoka Capital Co., Ltd., as well as Dentsu Inc. plan to jointly invest. "
target parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
target: Yuko Yuko Corporation
Yuko Yuko Corporation publishes travel information magazines. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 7/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Expedia, Inc., acquired Trover

synopsis: Online travel agency Expedia has acquired Trover, an app and website where people share their travel photos. Trover empowers users to create better travel dreams and plans by sharing authentic travel experiences with like-minded people.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations® and more. "
target: Trover
Trover is the app for travelers. Trover empowers users to create better travel dreams and plans by sharing authentic travel experiences with like-minded people.
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closed 2/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

Easyvoyage International, acquired Dealchecker.co.uk

synopsis: EasyVoyage paid Euro 10 million to buy fellow travel players Dealchecker and TravelJungle. EasyVoyage will not disclose how much is being paid for each individual business, but the Euro 10 million outlay also includes acquiring FSI Travel, a digital marketing agency which focuses mostly on tour operator businesses.
buyer: Easyvoyage International
Easyvoyage operates Easyvoyage.com, an internet portal, which offers information on travel and tourism. The company is based in Paris, France. "
target parent: DMC Digital Limited
target: Dealchecker.co.uk
Dealchecker.co.uk is an independent service that helps customers find the best travel and money deals. They are not a travel agent or finance provider - they offer a free service that shows real prices from many of the UK's top travel and financial booking engines.
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closed 5/6/2010 via Company Description

Kayak.com, acquired swoodoo GmbH

synopsis: KAYAK (kayak.com), the world’s leading travel search engine, announced the acquisition of Munich-based swoodoo (swoodoo.com), Germany’s leading flight and hotel search site.
buyer: Kayak.com (NASDAQ:KYA:$0.00)
Kayak.com is the world's leading travel search website. It searches and displays information from various travel sites, which include prices and itineraries from airlines, hotels, rental car companies, and cruise lines. "
target: swoodoo GmbH
Founded in 2006, Munich-based Swoodoo.com is Germany's leading flight and hotel search site.
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closed 8/20/2007 via PR Newswire

10Best, Inc., acquired The Content Works

synopsis: 10Best, Inc., the world's leading provider of unbiased online travel content, today announced the acquisition of The Content Works Ltd., a London-based provider of multi- language, customized print and online travel content.
buyer: 10Best, Inc.
10Best, Inc. provides unbiased travel advice to more than 40 million travelers each year, through its consumer site 10Best.com, and its "Virtual Concierge" business application that is licensed by some of the leading brands in the travel industry. "
target: The Content Works
Originally established in 2002, The Content Works has steadily become a leading provider of custom print travel guide content and technology solutions through its extensive worldwide network of travel writers, editors, and translators.
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closed 10/31/2006 via BusinessWire

SideStep, Inc, acquired TravelPost.com Inc.

synopsis: SideStep, Inc., the Internet's leading travel search company, announced the completion of its acquisition of TravelPost.com the largest independently owned site for hotel reviews and ratings. The transaction was finalized on Tuesday, October 31, 2006.
buyer: SideStep, Inc
SideStep, the Internet's leading travel search company, delivers the most comprehensive selection of travel choices at the best prices to more than five million consumers each month. "
target: TravelPost.com Inc.
TravelPost.com is the independent and impartial source for unbiased hotel reviews and hotel ratings and travel advisory services. The site features over 250,000 hotel reviews and candid hotel photos posted by real travelers and is one of the fastest growing travel resources on the web.
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closed 8/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Online Vacation Center Holdings Corp., acquired Phoenix International Publishing

synopsis: Online Vacation Center Holdings Corp., an aggregator of diversified vacation sellers, has acquired Phoenix International Publishing, the U.K.'s leading publisher of consumer magazines and guides about travel to the U.S. and Canada. The acquisition was effective on August 31, 2006.
buyer: Online Vacation Center Holdings Corp.
Online Vacation Center Holdings Corp. is focused on building a network of diversified vacation sellers with a range of products that can be cross-sold to an extensive customer base. "
target: Phoenix International Publishing
Phoenix International Publishing is the UK's leading publisher of consumer and trade publications about travel to the US and Canada. The company can trace its roots back to 1980, and the company's two principals each has over twenty-five years of travel industry experience in the UK, USA and Canada.
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closed 4/20/2006 via BusinessWire

Internet Brands, Inc., acquired Wikitravel

synopsis: ernet Brands, Inc, a leading operator of media and e-commerce sites for "large ticket" consumer purchases, today announced the acquisition of Wikitravel (www.wikitravel.org) and World66 (www.world66.com), two leading community travel guides of up-to-date, traveler-focused content.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Los Angeles-based Internet Brands, Inc. is a leading Internet media company that owns, operates and grows community and e-commerce websites in the automotive, careers, home, money and business, shopping and travel and leisure categories. "
target: Wikitravel
Wikitravel is creating a free, complete, up-to-date and reliable worldwide travel guide written by its online community. The site was inspired by Wikipedia.org, the free encyclopedia that is quickly becoming one of the Web's most popular resources.
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closed 4/20/2006 via BusinessWire

Internet Brands, Inc., acquired World66

synopsis: Internet Brands, Inc, a leading operator of media and e-commerce sites for "large ticket" consumer purchases, today announced the acquisition of Wikitravel (www.wikitravel.org) and World66 (www.world66.com), two leading community travel guides of up-to-date, traveler-focused content.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Los Angeles-based Internet Brands, Inc. is a leading Internet media company that owns, operates and grows community and e-commerce websites in the automotive, careers, home, money and business, shopping and travel and leisure categories. "
target: World66
World66 is one of the most complete travel resources on the Internet, thanks to nearly 80,000 articles on more than 19,000 destinations all over the world.
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closed 11/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Local Matters, Inc., acquired AreaGuides.net

synopsis: Local Matters, Inc., today furthered its strategy to deliver added revenue opportunities to Yellow Pages publishers with the acquisition of AreaGuides.net, an aggregator of local and vertical content with more than 3 million unique visitors a month and a consumer traffic profile ranked in the top 15 of local directories.
buyer: Local Matters, Inc.
Local Matters, Inc. is a media technology solutions provider and specialized online media publisher focused on the local search industry. It offers solutions that enable consumers to search for local content both online and through voice-based directory assistance. "
target: AreaGuides.net
AreaGuides was designed to generate high-quality traffic by offering context for consumers searching for travel and relocation information about local markets they planned to visit or move to.
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closed 10/22/2021 via PR Newswire

klarna AB, acquired Inspirock, Inc.

synopsis: Klarna, a leading global retail bank, payments and shopping service, has acquired Inspirock, an online trip planner that enables consumers to quickly and easily explore a destination's offerings and create personalized itineraries utilizing local expertise and artificial intelligence.
buyer: klarna AB
Based in Sweden, Klarna is one of Europe’s largest banks and provides payment solutions for 85 million consumers. Klarna offers direct payments, pay after delivery options and installment plans in a smooth one-click purchase experience that lets consumers pay when and how they prefer to. "
target: Inspirock, Inc.
Inspirock is an online trip planner that enables consumers to quickly and easily explore a destination's offerings and create personalized itineraries utilizing local expertise and artificial intelligence.
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announced 12/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Red Ventures, LLC, will acquire Lonely Planet

synopsis: Red Ventures, a platform of digital businesses, has acquired Lonely Planet, a leading global travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand from NC2 Media. Lonely Planet has produced over 150 million travel guidebooks, reaches 186 million people annually, and covers 22,000 destinations around the world.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures has a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Red Ventures owns and operates several large brands including CNET, Healthline Media, The Points Guy, Bankrate and Allconnect.com. "
target parent: NC2 Media
target: Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973.
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announced 7/22/2020 via AP - Associated Press

Howard Jonas, will acquire CTM Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: IDW Media Holdings, Inc., an integrated multi-media company, announced that it has agreed to sell CTM Media Group Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary, to IDW’s Chairman, Howard Jonas. CTM Media Group, Inc. distributes visitor and tourism information in North America.
buyer: Howard Jonas
Howard Jonas is the Chairman of IDW Media Holdings, Inc. Mr. Jonas founded IDT Corporation, IDW's former parent company, in August 1990, and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since its inception. "
target parent: IDW Media Holdings
target: CTM Media Group, Inc.
CTM Media Group, Inc. distributes visitor and tourism information in North America. Its marketing approach includes brochure distribution, publishing, visitor fun cards, in-marketing digital, printing services, graphic design services, and mobile visitor information centers.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lonely Planet, acquired ArrivalGuides

synopsis: Lonely Planet, a publisher of travel guidebooks, city guides, and maps, has acquired ArrivalGuides, the world's largest distributor of destination content. ArrivalGuides represents more than 550 destinations and official tourist boards, who manage their own destination information in ArrivaGuide's content management system.
buyer parent: NC2 Media
buyer: Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet publishes guidebooks, digital books, city guides, and maps that provide travel details to travelers. It also offers travel tips; language guidance books that contain keywords, basic grammar, and phrases in local languages; and health and safety advice. "
target parent: Eniro AB
target: ArrivalGuides
ArrivalGuides is the world's largest distributor of destination content. ArrivalGuides represents more than 550 destinations and official tourist boards, who manage their own destination information in ArrivaGuide's content management system.
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closed 12/21/2018 via Company Press Release

HolidayCheck AG, acquired Beach-Inspector GmbH

synopsis: HolidayCheck, a leading travel website, has acquired the main assets of Beach-Inspector GmbH, the world's largest beach information and rating platform. They help users to find a list of dream beaches that reach their expectations with just a few clicks. They are based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer: HolidayCheck AG (DB:HOC:$162.04)
HolidayCheck is a leading travel website where users can easily find and book their perfect holiday and share their holiday experience. They are based in Switzerland. "
target: Beach-Inspector GmbH
Beach-Inspector is the world's largest beach information and rating platform. They help users to find a list of dream beaches that reach their expectations with just a few clicks. They are based in Berlin, Germany.
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closed 2/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired OAG Worldwide Limited

synopsis: OAG, the world’s leading provider of flight information (schedules and status), announces that it has been acquired by Vitruvian Partners. Vitruvian is an independent private equity firm which specialises in middle-market buyouts and growth capital investments.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
Vitruvian Partners is an independent European private equity firm that invests in high-growth Dynamic Situations. They focus on asset-light companies in targeted sectors with strong, sustainable growth, and in companies driven by new competitive advantage, a transition in business model, or events. "
target parent: Electra Partners LLP
target: OAG Worldwide Limited
OAG is an air travel intelligence company that provides accurate, timely and actionable digital information and applications to the world’s airlines, airports, government agencies and travel-related service companies.
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closed 1/20/2015 via PR Newswire

OAG Worldwide Limited, acquired FlightView Inc.

synopsis: OAG, the market leader in flight schedules and related analytics, is strengthening its position at the forefront of the expanding market for real-time flight status information with the acquisition of leading Boston-based real-time flight information solutions provider FlightView Inc.
buyer: OAG Worldwide Limited
OAG (Original Airline Guides) has the knowledge, experience and capability to provide reliable, high quality, up-to-the-minute aviation data, offering essential information and innovative travel planning solutions. OAG provides solutions for the aviation, air cargo logistics and travel communities. "
target: FlightView Inc.
FlightView is the recognized leader in providing the most accurate, real-time flight information solutions for the aviation and travel industry, incorporating advanced visualization techniques and innovative new technologies to meet their customers' varied needs.
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closed 12/6/2006 via PR Newswire

Commonwealth Business Media, Inc., acquired OAG Worldwide Limited

synopsis: United Business Media plc has acquired OAG Holdings Ltd on behalf of its wholly-owned subsidiary Commonwealth Business Media for a total cash consideration of GBP2.5m.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: Commonwealth Business Media, Inc.
Commonwealth Business Media, Inc. publishes directories, databases and magazines in the transportation, international trade, classical music and commercial credit markets. "
target parent: Electra Partners Europe
target: OAG Worldwide Limited
Best known for its flight guides, OAG offers essential travel information for easy use. Customers can access this information through a variety of media, ranging from portable pocket guides and desktop references in print and electronic format, to a customized travel information system.
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closed 8/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Unifaun AB

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, is acquiring Unifaun from Vitruvian Partners. Unifaun is a market leader within Transport Management (TM) on the Nordic market, providing innovative TM systems of high quality that simplify and improve processes for the transport buyer as well as for the carrier.
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 parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: Unifaun AB
Unifaun is a market leader within Transport Management (TM) on the Nordic market. With more than 20 years of experience they provide innovative TM systems of high quality that simplify and improve processes for the transport buyer as well as for the carrier.
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closed 6/24/2020 via Company Press Release

Evernex, acquired Technogroup IT-Service GmbH

synopsis: 3i-backed Evernex, a global international provider of third-party maintenance (TPM) services for data centre infrastructure, announced the acquisition of Technogroup, the leading TPM player in the DACH region.
buyer parent: 3i Group Plc
buyer: Evernex
Headquartered in France, Evernex is a global, independent IT Life Services company with over 35 years of multi-vendor hardware experience. They offer end-to-end data center maintenance service that allows clients to extend the life of their IT assets. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: Technogroup IT-Service GmbH
Based in Hochheim am Main, Germany, Technogroup IT-Service GmbH provides information technology services for hardware and software in data centers. It offers repairs, support, and maintenance services as well as POS-IT-services and medical technology consulting services.
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closed 6/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired Scrive

synopsis: Vitruvian, an independent European private equity firm, has together with management acquired all outstanding shares of Scrive, one of Europe’s leading electronic signature and identity solutions. More than 3,000 customers worldwide rely on Scrive to sign agreements with and identify their own customers and partners.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
Vitruvian Partners is an independent European private equity firm that invests in Dynamic Situations. They target growth capital and management buyout deals, investing between €25m-€250m in companies typically valued between €75m-€750m+. "
target: Scrive
Scrive’s cloud-based platform provides agreement lifecycle automation powered by electronic signatures and identification solutions. More than 3,000 customers worldwide rely on Scrive to sign agreements with and identify their own customers and partners.
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closed 1/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Phlexglobal, acquired Cunesoft

synopsis: Phlexglobal, the leading provider of Trial Master File (TMF) software and expert services, has acquired Cunesoft, a European leader in cloud-based regulatory software solutions for the life sciences industry. Cunesoft offers a machine learning powered regulatory compliance software suite for compliant document, data and submission management.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Phlexglobal
Phlexglobal is the world-leading specialist provider of electronic Trial Master File (eTMF) systems and services to the life sciences industry. Phlexglobal leverages authoritative TMF technologies and expert services to bring order, stability, and control to their client's Trial Master File. "
target: Cunesoft
Cunesoft is a European leader in cloud-based regulatory software solutions and services for all segments within the life sciences industry. Cunesoft offers a machine learning powered regulatory compliance software suite for compliant document, data and submission management.
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closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Unifaun AB, acquired TransSmart

synopsis: Unifaun, a market leader within Transport Management (TM) on the Nordic market, has acquired TransSmart, a European provider of cloud Delivery Management software with more than 300 postal, parcel and LTL/FTL carriers.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Unifaun AB
Unifaun is a market leader within Transport Management (TM) on the Nordic market. With more than 20 years of experience they provide innovative TM systems of high quality that simplify and improve processes for the transport buyer as well as for the carrier. "
target: TransSmart
Transsmart is a European provider of cloud Delivery Management software with more than 300 postal, parcel and LTL/FTL carriers. Offering more than 5,000 different carrier services, Transsmart currently processes more than 35 million parcel bookings annually.
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closed 7/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired CRF Health

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading investor in healthcare technology and services companies, is pleased to announce the acquisition of CRF Health, a global provider of eCOA and eConsent solutions for the life sciences industry. CRF Health's eSource solutions improve trial engagement by making the patient the center of the clinical trial process.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies for more than 25 years. Based in San Francisco, Genstar works in partnership with its management teams to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: CRF Health
CRF Health is the leading provider of patient-centered eSource technology solutions for the life sciences industry. CRF Health's TrialMax® platform consistently demonstrates the industry's highest data accuracy, patient and site compliance, and patient retention.
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closed 6/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired Travel Counsellors

synopsis: U.K. private-equity firm Vitruvian Partners has acquired travel company Travel Counsellors Ltd. from Equistone Partners Europe. Founded in 1994, UK-based Travel Counsellors operates a technology platform that allows 1,800 self-employed consultants to provide travel advice and arrange trips for leisure and business customers.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
Vitruvian Partners is an independent European private equity firm that invests in Dynamic Situations. They target growth capital and management buyout deals, investing between €25m-€250m in companies typically valued between €75m-€750m+. "
target parent: Equistone Partners Europe
target: Travel Counsellors
Travel Counsellors operates a technology platform that allows 1,800 self-employed consultants to provide travel advice and arrange trips for leisure and business customers. The company is based in Manchester, with operations in the Netherlands, Belgium, South Africa, Australia and the UAE.
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closed 3/8/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Verdane Capital, Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired EasyPark

synopsis: EasyPark Group, the leading European provider of digital parking services, has undergone a majority recapitalization by Vitruvian Partners and Verdane Capital. Vitruvian Partners is an independent European private equity firm that invests in Dynamic Situations. Verdane is a Nordic private equity company.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Verdane Capital
Vitruvian Partners is an independent European private equity firm that invests in Dynamic Situations. Verdane is a Nordic private equity company which through its funds invests in software, consumer internet, energy and high-technology industry companies. "
target parent: Verdane Capital
target: EasyPark
EasyPark Group is the leading European provider of digital parking services. They deliver services that create a leap in cost efficiency and ease of use for parking, electric vehicle charging and parking guidance.
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closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired Technogroup IT-Service GmbH

synopsis: Vitruvian Partners, an independent European private equity firm that invests in Dynamic Situations, has acquired Technogroup IT-Service GmbH, a company that offers insurance-like technology maintenance services and other value-add services for IT systems in data centres.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
Vitruvian Partners is an independent European private equity firm that invests in Dynamic Situations. They target growth capital and management buyout deals, investing between €25m-€250m in companies typically valued between €75m-€750m+. "
target: Technogroup IT-Service GmbH
Based in Hochheim am Main, Germany, Technogroup IT-Service GmbH provides information technology services for hardware and software in data centers. It offers repairs, support, and maintenance services as well as POS-IT-services and medical technology consulting services.
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closed 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

Tinopolis Plc, acquired Tinopolis Plc

synopsis: The Tinopolis Group, an international TV producer and distributor, has bought back its shares from private equity group Vitruvian to take full ownership of the company. Tinopolis is one of the largest television content suppliers in the UK and a producer of programmes for many of the top networks in the USA.
buyer: Tinopolis Plc
The Tinopolis Group is an international media producer and distributor. It is one of the largest television content suppliers in the UK and a producer of programmes for many of the top networks in the USA. It offers TV programs in various genres, including factual, sport, drama, reality, and more. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: Tinopolis Plc
The Tinopolis Group is an international media producer and distributor. It is one of the largest television content suppliers in the UK and a producer of programmes for many of the top networks in the USA. It offers TV programs in various genres, including factual, sport, drama, reality, and more.
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announced 8/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Webjet Limited, will acquire JacTravel Limited

synopsis: Webjet has entered into an agreement to acquire JacTravel, one of the biggest independent B2B travel platforms in Europe, from Vitruvian Partners. JacTravel is a global provider of wholesale online accommodation, including rooms in more than 12,000 hand-picked hotels worldwide, with an additional aggregated portfolio of over 165,000 properties.
buyer: Webjet Limited (ASX:WEB:$37.15)
Webjet is the leading online travel agency (OTA) in Australia and New Zealand, leading the way in online travel tools and technology. Webjet’s focus has always been to offer the greatest convenience and choice by enabling customers to compare, combine and book the best travel packages worldwide. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: JacTravel Limited
JacTravel is one of Europe’s leading technology-enabled B2B marketplaces for hotel rooms. They are global provider of wholesale online accommodation, including rooms in more than 12,000 hand-picked hotels worldwide, with an additional aggregated portfolio of over 165,000 properties.
price ($mm)
$225
rev ($mm)
$54
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
EV / rev
5.9x
EV / EBITDA
12.7x
closed 2/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired OAG Worldwide Limited

synopsis: OAG, the world’s leading provider of flight information (schedules and status), announces that it has been acquired by Vitruvian Partners. Vitruvian is an independent private equity firm which specialises in middle-market buyouts and growth capital investments.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
Vitruvian Partners is an independent European private equity firm that invests in high-growth Dynamic Situations. They focus on asset-light companies in targeted sectors with strong, sustainable growth, and in companies driven by new competitive advantage, a transition in business model, or events. "
target parent: Electra Partners LLP
target: OAG Worldwide Limited
OAG is an air travel intelligence company that provides accurate, timely and actionable digital information and applications to the world’s airlines, airports, government agencies and travel-related service companies.
price ($mm)
$215
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closed 12/13/2016 via BusinessWire

Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired Phlexglobal

synopsis: Phlexglobal, the thought leaders and specialists in the provision of electronic Trial Master File systems and services to the life sciences industry, announced an investment by Vitruvian Partners. The transaction establishes Vitruvian as majority shareholder of Phlexglobal, while previous majority investor Bridgepoint will exit the company.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
Vitruvian Partners is an independent European private equity firm that invests in high-growth Dynamic Situations. They focus on asset-light companies in targeted sectors with strong, sustainable growth, and in companies driven by new competitive advantage, a transition in business model, or events. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Phlexglobal
Phlexglobal is a specialist provider of technology-enabled, Trial Master File (TMF & eTMF) document management solutions and other support services to the global clinical research market.
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closed 9/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired Group IMD

synopsis: Inflexion, a leading UK mid-market private equity firm, has acquired Group IMD, a global technology business automating the distribution workflow and delivery of advertisements from ad agencies and production companies to broadcasters and the online video industry.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a leading UK mid-market private equity firm, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working in partnership with them to deliver growth. They invest equity of £10m to £100m. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: Group IMD
Group IMD is a global technology business automating the distribution workflow and delivery of advertisements from ad agencies & production companies to broadcasters and the online video industry.
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closed 8/1/2016 via PR Newswire

CRF Health, acquired Entra Health

synopsis: CRF Health, the leading global provider of eCOA solutions for the life sciences industry, has acquired Entra Health, a global leader in mobile health IT, cloud-based remote monitoring, health data exchange and analytics solutions. The acquisition expands CRF Health's offerings into the expanding market of wireless medical and wellness devices.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: CRF Health
CRF Health is a leading provider of electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) solutions for global clinical trials. CRF Health’s TrialMax eCOA solutions consistently demonstrate the industry’s highest data accuracy, patient and site compliance, and patient retention. "
target: Entra Health
Entra Health is a mobile health IT company focused on cloud-based remote patient monitoring, telehealth, health data exchange and analytics solutions. They provide technology solutions and services ranging from their own FDA Class II software platform to their one-stop shopping for health devices.
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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.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
Vitruvian Partners is an independent private equity firm that specialises in middle-market buyouts, growth buyouts and growth capital investments in the UK and elsewhere in Northern Europe. They have an ability to invest successfully over multiple market cycles throughout a spectrum of industries. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Unifaun AB
Unifaun is a market leader within Transport Management(TM) in the Nordic market. They provide innovative, high quality TM-systems for transport buyers as well as carriers. More than 800 000 shipments registered by over 100 000 companies flow through their TM-systems on a daily basis.
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closed 1/8/2015 via PE Hub

Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired CRF Health

synopsis: CRF Health, the leading global provider of eCOA solutions for the life sciences industry, announced a significant investment of funds managed and advised by Vitruvian Partners. The transaction establishes Vitruvian as majority shareholder of CRF Health.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
Vitruvian is an independent private equity firm which specialises in middle‐market buyouts, growth buyouts and growth capital investments. Vitruvian focuses on investing in industries such as information technology, healthcare, media, telecoms, financial services, business services, and leisure. "
target: CRF Health
CRF Health is a leading provider of electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) solutions for global clinical trials. CRF Health’s TrialMax eCOA solutions consistently demonstrate the industry’s highest data accuracy, patient and site compliance, and patient retention.
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closed 2/16/2014 via BusinessWire

GTCR, LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group Limited in partnership with its management team. Callcredit is a leading provider of consumer credit data solutions and software and analytics services in the United Kingdom.
buyer: GTCR, LLC
Founded in 1980, GTCR is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare and Information Services & Technology industries. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group is expert in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector. The Group is focused on developing innovative products and services to help businesses make smarter, more informed decisions throughout the customer lifecycle.
price ($mm)
$586
rev ($mm)
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closed 2/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

Tinopolis Plc, acquired Magical Elves, Inc.

synopsis: U.K.-based production house Tinopolis has acquired Magical Elves. Magical Elves is most known for producing Bravo's Top Chef franchise; the unscripted production company also counts Cold Justice, Time of Death, Braxton Family Values, Tamar & Vince, and The Real L Word and the first couple of seasons of Project Runway for Bravo.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Tinopolis Plc
Tinopolis Plc operates as an independent television and media production company that produces and distributes programs and content to major broadcasters in the United Kingdom and internationally. "
target: Magical Elves, Inc.
Magical Elves develops and produces shows for NBC, ABC, Bravo, Showtime, Oxygen, USA, and HBO, including Project Runway, Top Chef, Top Chef Masters, Top Chef Just Desserts, Work of Art, The Real L-Word, Top Design, and many more.
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closed 1/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Callcredit Information Group Limited, acquired Coactiva Aspiren Ltd

synopsis: Callcredit Information Group has announced the acquisition of analytical software solutions and consultancy provider Coactiva, a pioneer, bringing sophisticated, innovative ‘Big Data’ Analytics & Business Intelligence solutions into everyday use in the hands of business people.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Callcredit Information Group Limited
Callcredit Information Group Credit Solutions comprises Callcredit, the UK's most innovative credit reference agency, online payment service provider Legatio and specialists in the development and implementation of scorecards and Multi-bureau solutions, DecisionMetrics. "
target: Coactiva Aspiren Ltd
Coactiva is a pioneer, bringing sophisticated, innovative ‘Big Data’ Analytics & Business Intelligence solutions into everyday use in the hands of business people. They offer two award-winning cloud-based software product sets - Intercept and Aspireview.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,532.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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Ticker: LTRP.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.
Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.'s businesses consist of its subsidiaries TripAdvisor and BuySeasons. TripAdvisor is the world's largest online travel community. BuySeasons is a leading online retailer of costumes and party supplies.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,549.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$238.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15.00
Net Income ($mm)
$30.00
Employees
3485
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Ticker: TRIP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TripAdvisor LLC
TripAdvisor LLC
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,462.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$194.00
EBIT ($mm)
$140.00
Net Income ($mm)
$84.00
Employees
3912
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo Inc
Travelzoo is an Internet media company that provides its 30 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by deal experts around the globe. The company specializes in travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$102.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.86
EBIT ($mm)
$0.47
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
418
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Ticker: YELP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yelp
Yelp
Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Their users have contributed more than 71 million cumulative reviews of almost every type of local business, from restaurants, boutiques and salons to dentists, mechanics, plumbers and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$787.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.69
EBIT ($mm)
$15.69
Net Income ($mm)
$13.14
Employees
4256
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$26,682.49
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$5,652.89
Employees
0
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$20,247.19
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$5,207.79
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$8,297.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,133.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4,080.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,845.90
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,374.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,892.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,845.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,788.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,850.95
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$322.80
Employees
1364
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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