This Week

closed 9/29/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Paycor, Inc., acquired 7Geese

synopsis: Human Capital Management (HCM) company Paycor has acquired Canada-based 7Geese, an industry leader in goal setting and performance management. 7Geese’s platform will be fully integrated into Paycor’s product portfolio, enabling customers to further focus on what matters most to their businesses, their employees.
buyer: Paycor, Inc.
Paycor creates HR software for leaders who want to make a difference. Paycor's Human Capital Management (HCM) platform modernizes every aspect of people management, from the way businesses recruit, onboard, and develop people, to the way they pay and retain them. "
target: 7Geese
Canada-based 7Geese is a continuous performance management platform leading teams with high-performance success. The platform's features include goal management, reporting dashboards, performance reviews, peer recognition, 1-on-1 coaching, performance check-ins, and 360 feedback.
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announced 9/29/2020 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., will acquire RetailMeNot

synopsis: J2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire leading savings destination RetailMeNot from Vericast, a premier marketing solutions company.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
J2 Global is a leading internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Spiceworks, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, and eVoice, among others. "
target parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
target: RetailMeNot (SALE:$280.42)
RetailMeNot, Inc. is a leading savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store. The company enables consumers across the globe to find hundreds of thousands of offers to save money while they shop or dine out.
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closed 9/29/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Arco Platform Limited, acquired Studos Software Ltda.

synopsis: Sao Paulo-based Arco has acquired Studos Software Ltda., a Brazilian technology provider for personalized student assessment, data-based academic performance diagnostics, and AI-powered adaptive learning and test prep. The acquisition is part of Arco's strategy to acquire technology companies that increase the value of its learning systems.
buyer: Arco Platform Limited (ARCE:$143.99)
Brazil-based Arco aims to transform the way students learn. The company's data-driven learning, interactive content, and scalable curriculum allows students to personalize their learning experience with high-quality solutions while enabling schools to provide a broader approach to education. "
target: Studos Software Ltda.
Studios is a Brazilian technology provider for personalized student assessment, data-based academic performance diagnostics, and AI-powered adaptive learning and test prep. Studios supplies K-12 schools with content and tools that enable teachers to create and grade online and offline assessments.
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announced 9/29/2020 via BusinessWire

VMware, Inc., will acquire SaltStack

synopsis: VMware is to acquire SaltStack, a Python-based, open-source software for event-driven IT automation, remote task execution, and configuration management. SaltStack intelligent automation helps enterprise IT operations, SecOps, and DevOps teams manage and secure a software-defined world.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,338.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: SaltStack
SaltStack is Python-based, open-source software for event-driven IT automation, remote task execution, and configuration management. SaltStack intelligent automation helps enterprise IT operations, SecOps, and DevOps teams manage and secure a software-defined world.
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closed 9/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Tetra Tech, Inc., acquired BlueWater Federal Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Tetra Tech, Inc. has acquired BlueWater Federal Solutions, Inc., a leading information technology systems and services firm. The addition of BlueWater builds on Tetra Tech's strategy to grow its advanced analytics business with expanded capabilities in AI, cybersecurity solutions, and mission-essential services for its U.S. federal customers.
buyer: Tetra Tech, Inc. (TTEK:$2,386.45)
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. With 20,000 associates working together, Tetra Tech provides clear solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development."
target: BlueWater Federal Solutions, Inc.
BlueWater is a leading mission support services provider of Enterprise IT solutions, cybersecurity, engineering, global command and control, and application development. BlueWater delivers full lifecycle solutions and modernization for U.S. federal agencies.
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closed 9/29/2020 via GlobeNewswire

NexTech AR Solutions Corp., purchased AirShow app from TRICK 3D

synopsis: NexTech AR Solutions, a rapidly growing leader in the augmented reality (AR) industry, has acquired the AirShow app, valuable AI code plus a team of four AR experienced developers from TRICK 3D, an immersive content studio specializing in the creation of virtual worlds through 3D animation and virtual reality (VR).
buyer: NexTech AR Solutions Corp. (CNSX:NTAR:$8.27)
Toronto-based NexTech AR Solutions is a rapidly growing leader in the augmented reality (AR) industry. The company's ARitize platform is the first cross-solution, browser-based, web-enabled AR eCommerce option, enabling small and large eCommerce sites to integrate AR into the shopping experience. "
seller: TRICK 3D
The acquisition includes the AirShow app, valuable AI code plus a team of four AR experienced developers from TRICK 3D, an immersive content studio specializing in the creation of virtual worlds through 3D animation and virtual reality (VR).
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closed 9/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Social Native, acquired Olapic

synopsis: Social Native, a marketplace technology company that empowers marketers to source and optimize visual content to improve brand awareness and performance, announced the acquisition of Olapic, a leading user-generated, influencer, and short-form video content platform for hundreds of brands worldwide.
buyer: Social Native
Social Native is a marketplace technology company that empowers marketers to source and optimize visual content to improve brand awareness and performance. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: Olapic
Olapic is the leading visual marketing platform for the curation, activation, and analysis of Earned Content. Olapic works with hundreds of global brands to amplify marketing and e-commerce channels with images and videos from real people, creating more personalized and powerful brand experiences.
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closed 9/29/2020 via GlobeNewswire

EMS LINQ, Inc., acquired Colyar Technology Solutions

synopsis: EMS LINQ INC, an integrated administrative software solution for K-12 schools and districts, has acquired Colyar Technology Solutions, a school nutrition management software provider. The partnership brings together industry leading solutions that empower schools and state agencies to streamline the management of their child nutrition programs.
buyer: EMS LINQ, Inc.
LINQ delivers a full suite of integrated solutions, including analytics, to help K-12 school districts better manage their operations. LINQ’s platform includes solutions for finance & HR, school and district websites, custom forms including student registration, and document management. "
target parent: Castle Harlan Inc.
target: Colyar Technology Solutions
Colyar Technology Solutions is a full-service consulting firm that specializes in the design, development, and implementation of Child Nutrition, Food Distribution, and Compliance management software.
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closed 9/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gimbal, acquired True[X] media

synopsis: ​Gimbal has acquired true[X], a connected TV (CTV) focused value exchange engagement advertising platform. The acquisition will bring together leaders in the location and connected TV spaces, enabling better targeting, creative, and measurement solutions for advertisers looking to bridge the gap between the physical and digital worlds.
buyer: Gimbal
Gimbal provides advertising and marketing technologies to the world's leading brands and retailers interested in understanding the physical world. Gimbal translates location data into intent, measurement, and insights to help organizations transform their businesses and maximize marketing relevance."
target parent: The Walt Disney Company
target: True[X] media
​true[X] empowers a value exchange engagement advertising and measurement platform for premium publishers across connected TV, mobile, and desktop. true[X] engagement ads serve the widest possible audience by optimizing consumers' time and attention to deliver impactful results for advertisers.
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announced 9/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

ZeU Crypto Networks Inc., will acquire Prego International Group AS

synopsis: ZeU Crypto Networks, a forward-thinking Canadian technology company that has developed a state-of-the-art blockchain protocol, is to acquire Prego International Group AS, a global payment solution provider operating internationally from its HQ in Oslo, Norway.
buyer: ZeU Crypto Networks Inc.
ZeU is a forward-thinking Canadian technology company that has developed a state-of-the-art blockchain protocol, providing the foundation for the next generation of encrypted and distributed networks. "
target: Prego International Group AS
Prego International Group AS, currently a private limited company incorporated in Norway, operates as a global payment solution provider operating internationally from its HQ in Oslo, Norway and other key operational hub-offices in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; London, UK; and Singapore.
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announced 9/28/2020 via GlobeNewswire

CloudMD Software & Services Inc., will acquire Benchmark Systems

synopsis: CloudMD Software & Services Inc., a Canadian telehealth company, will acquire an 87.5% stake in Benchmark Systems from AntWorks, a global AI and intelligent automation company. Benchmark Systems is a provider of healthcare solutions. They offer cloud-based solutions for revenue management, practice management and electronic records management.
buyer: CloudMD Software & Services Inc. (CNSX:PHGI:$7.80)
CloudMD offers SaaS based health technology solutions to medical clinics across Canada. The Company has developed proprietary technology to deliver quality healthcare through the combination of connected primary care clinics, telemedicine, and artificial intelligence (AI). "
target parent: Antworks
target: Benchmark Systems
Benchmark Systems is a leading cloud-based provider of fully integrated solutions that automate healthcare workflow processes. Benchmark Systems offers a suite of solutions for revenue management, practice management and electronic records management.
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announced 9/28/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Juniper Networks, will acquire Netrounds

synopsis: Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Netrounds, a programmable, software-based active test and service assurance platform suitable for fixed and mobile networks for the entire service lifecycle.
buyer: Juniper Networks (JNPR:$4,425.50)
Juniper Networks challenges the inherent complexity that comes with networking in the multicloud era. They simplify the process of transitioning to a secure and automated multicloud environment to enable secure, AI-driven networks that connect the world. "
target: Netrounds
Founded in 2007, Netrounds actively confirms that network services work as configured and continue to work during their entire lifecycle. Netrounds, which is vendor-agnostic, bridges the missing link between services and networks, providing assurance of the quality of service experience.
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announced 9/28/2020 via BusinessWire

Arista Networks, Inc., will acquire Awake Security

synopsis: Arista Networks, a leader in cognitive cloud networking, will acquire Awake Security, a Network Detection and Response (NDR) platform provider that combines artificial intelligence (AI) with human expertise to autonomously hunt and respond to insider and external threats.
buyer: Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET:$2,270.56)
Arista is an industry leader in cognitive cloud networking solutions for large data center and campus environments. Arista’s award-winning platforms deliver availability, agility, automation analytics and security through CloudVision and Arista EOS, an advanced network operating system. "
target: Awake Security
Awake is a Network Detection and Response (NDR) platform provider that combines artificial intelligence (AI) with human expertise to autonomously hunt and respond to insider and external threats. Awake is the only advanced network detection and response company that delivers answers, not alerts.
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closed 9/28/2020 via BusinessWire

Veritas Technologies Corporation, acquired Globanet

synopsis: Veritas Technologies, a global leader in data protection, availability and insights, announced that it has acquired Globanet, a leading provider of information archiving, data migration, Designated Third Party (D3P) compliance, and eDiscovery solutions worldwide.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Veritas Technologies Corporation (VRTS:$0.00)
With the Veritas Technologies platform, customers can accelerate their digital transformation and solve pressing IT and business challenges including multi-cloud data management, data protection, storage optimization, compliance readiness and workload portability. "
target: Globanet
Globanet is a leading provider of information archiving, data migration, Designated Third Party (D3P) compliance, and eDiscovery solutions worldwide.
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announced 9/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ivanti, will acquire MobileIron

synopsis: Ivanti, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-grade intelligent IT management and security software solutions, will acquire MobileIron, the mobile-centric security platform for the Everywhere Enterprise. MobileIron leverages a zero trust approach to secure access and protect data across the enterprise.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Ivanti
Ivanti is a leading provider of IT management and security software solutions. Ivanti automates IT and Security Operations to discover, manage, secure, and service from cloud to edge. From PCs to mobile devices, and the data center, Ivanti discovers IT assets on-premises, in cloud, and at the edge. "
target: MobileIron (MOBL:$214.91)
MobileIron is redefining enterprise security with a mobile-centric security platform for the Everywhere Enterprise. The company leverages a zero trust approach, which assumes bad actors are already in the network and secure access is determined by a never trust, always verify model.
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announced 9/28/2020 via BusinessWire

Ivanti, will acquire Pulse Secure LLC

synopsis: Ivanti, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-grade intelligent IT management and security software solutions, will acquire Pulse Secure LLC, a leading provider of Secure Access and mobile security solutions to enterprise customers. Over 24,000 enterprises and service providers use Pulse Secure to enable workers mobility securely.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Ivanti
Ivanti is a leading provider of IT management and security software solutions. Ivanti automates IT and Security Operations to discover, manage, secure, and service from cloud to edge. From PCs to mobile devices, and the data center, Ivanti discovers IT assets on-premises, in cloud, and at the edge. "
target: Pulse Secure LLC
Pulse Secure, LLC is a leading provider of access and mobile security solutions to both enterprises and service providers. Pulse Secure’s mission is to enable open, integrated enterprise system solutions that empower business productivity through seamless mobility.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Epic Games, acquired SuperAwesome

synopsis: Epic Games has acquired UK-based SuperAwesome, a pioneer in the kidtech market. SuperAwesome gives developers the tools to create safer digital experiences for younger audiences. Together Epic Games and SuperAwesome will build a wide range of kid-safe services.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. "
target: SuperAwesome
UK-based SuperAwesome is a pioneer in the kidtech market. SuperAwesome's Kids Web Services (KWS) platform is a parental consent management toolkit that makes it easier for developers to build experiences for users of all ages.
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closed 9/25/2020 via Company Press Release

Magaya Corporation, acquired Catapult International

synopsis: Magaya Corporation, a provider of end-to-end logistics and supply chain automation software, has acquired Catapult, a leader in freight rate management software. The acquisition allows Magaya to deliver technology built around the specific rating and quoting needs of freight forwarders, NVOCCs, carriers, and others in the logistics industry.
buyer: Magaya Corporation
Magaya develops software that automates and improves business operations. In addition to continuously improving its software offering, Magaya provides a complete range of consulting and implementation services to help businesses accomplish their goals. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Catapult International
Catapult provides technology-enabled solutions for freight forwarders, shippers, and carriers worldwide. Catapult combines air, ocean, and ground rate contracts into one cloud-based system, enabling operations and sales departments to get their best carrier rate from point A to point B.
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announced 9/25/2020 via PR Newswire

The E.W. Scripps Company, will acquire ION Media Networks

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company, America's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, will buy ION Media, an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 36 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners. "
target: ION Media Networks
ION Media is an independent, privately held media company, and owner and operator of the nation’s largest broadcast station group. ION reaches viewers in 98 million U.S. households, or 85% of the population, through its 60 owned and operated stations and its affiliations.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Elysia Group

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions to the healthcare sector, announced it has acquired Elysia Group, a health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) consulting firm operating in the United States and Asia Pacific.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Elysia Group
Elysia Group is a health economic and outcomes research consulting firm. Elysia provides pharmaceutical and medical device clients with innovative modeling approaches to health economic strategy and evidence development using data and analytics and real-world evidence.
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closed 9/25/2020 via PR Web

Alliance of Professionals & Consultants, Inc., acquired True North Talent Group

synopsis: Alliance of Professionals & Consultants, Inc. (APC), a leading business solutions and professional services firm, has acquired True North Talent Group, a top engineering job placement and recruiting company. This acquisition supports APC’s Western US strategic expansion and helps further the work True North has done in the Denver market.
buyer: Alliance of Professionals & Consultants, Inc.
Alliance of Professionals & Consultants, Inc. (APC) is a leading business solutions and professional services firm. APC's focus is providing professional services of top IT, analytics, marketing, engineering, and other highly skilled talent. "
target: True North Talent Group
True North Talent Group is a full-service job placement and recruiting firm that combines advanced recruitment technology with a relationship management strategy to deliver lasting results to candidates and clients.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Spectrio, acquired Industry Weapon

synopsis: Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of customer engagement technology, announced that it has acquired Industry Weapon, a digital signage company based in Pittsburgh, PA. Industry Weapon works with clients to develop and execute strategic communications using its flexible platform and an integrated app store.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spectrio
Spectrio is one of the nation’s leading end to end technology-enabled audio and video marketing companies, providing professional content and managed services on a monthly subscription basis. "
target: Industry Weapon
Industry Weapon is a digital signage company based in Pittsburgh, PA. Industry Weapon works with clients to develop and execute strategic communications using its flexible platform and an integrated app store.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

4D Factory, acquired Neon Media IO

synopsis: Media technology holding company 4D Factory has acquired a majority of Neon Media, an early-stage game and transmedia startup that was originally spun out of HBO's interactive division. The company was incorporated in 2020 and is based in Seattle, Washington.
buyer: 4D Factory
4D is a holding company formed to leverage the opportunities arising in this era of tech-driven media transformation, acquiring platforms & applications developed from their global sources of deal flow and IP. "
target: Neon Media IO
Neon Media is an early-stage game and transmedia startup that was originally spun out of HBO's interactive division. The company was incorporated in 2020 and is based in Seattle, Washington.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Pixeon, acquired BoaConsulta

synopsis: Pixeon, a Brazilian provider of health management systems, has acquired BoaConsulta, an online and mobile telemedicine platform in Brazil. BoaConsulta allows patients to find and schedule video calls with a wide range of clinics and specialists, including general physicians, dentists, dermatologists, cardiologists, orthopedists, and more.
buyer parent: Riverwood Capital
buyer: Pixeon
Pixeon is a Brazilian provider of health management systems. Pixeon offers complete management solutions for hospitals, clinics, radiologists and laboratories. Their solutions allow their clients to serve more patients in less time. They also provide an electronic patient record solution. "
target: BoaConsulta
BoaConsulta is an online and mobile telemedicine platform in Brazil. BoaConsulta allows patients to find and schedule video calls with a wide range of clinics and specialists, including general physicians, dentists, dermatologists, cardiologists, orthopedists, and more.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Clarity PR, acquired Yellow Communications

synopsis: Clarity, a global integrated communications agency recently commended by PRWeek as a Best International Agency, announced the acquisition of Yellow Communications, an independent tech specialist agency based in The Netherlands. The acquisition gives Clarity’s clients better access to continental Europe.
buyer: Clarity PR
Clarity PR is a fast-growing, international communications agency with offices in New York, London, San Francisco and Los Angeles with partners and staff in most major European markets. They specialize in Public Relations, Media Relations, Communication, Social Media, and Content Creation. "
target: Yellow Communications
Yellow Communications is an independent tech specialist agency based in The Netherlands. Yellow is the PR & communication agency that finds and tells its client's stories.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Edge Analytics, acquired Edge Analytics

synopsis: Edge Analytics has been sold to an employee ownership trust by its founder Dr Peter Boden. Edge Analytics uses a unique blend of expertise in geography, data science and forecasting methods to support strategic and operational planning, policy development and service provision in private and public-sector organizations.
buyer: Edge Analytics
Edge Analytics has been sold to an employee ownership trust by its founder Dr Peter Boden, with its team of 17 taking full ownership of the company. "
target: Edge Analytics
Established in 2005, Edge Analytics uses a unique blend of expertise in geography, data science and forecasting methods to support strategic and operational planning, policy development and service provision in private and public-sector organisations, both in the UK and internationally.
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closed 9/24/2020 via Company Press Release

MineralTree, acquired Inspyrus

synopsis: MineralTree, an Accounts Payable (AP) and payments automation solution provider, has acquired Inspyrus, an AP automation software solution. Inspyrus offers a SaaS solution that seamlessly blends invoice & payment automation, payment monetization, and supplier self-service.
buyer: MineralTree
MineralTree provides modern Accounts Payable (AP) Automation solutions that reduce costs by more than 75%, increase visibility and control, and mitigate fraud and risk. More than 2,000 mid-enterprise companies rely on MineralTree to digitize and optimize the entire AP Automation and Payment process."
target: Inspyrus
Inspyrus is an accounts payable automation software solution. Inspyrus offers a SaaS solution that seamlessly blends invoice & payment automation, payment monetization, and supplier self-service. Their solution automates over 90% of invoice processing and reduces cost per invoice by 50%.
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MineralTree, acquired Regal Software

synopsis: MineralTree, an Accounts Payable (AP) and payments automation solution provider, has acquired Regal Software, an automated disbursement software company. Regal Software's RegalPay solution is an AP automation software adapter that automatically transfers payment files.
buyer: MineralTree
MineralTree provides modern Accounts Payable (AP) Automation solutions that reduce costs by more than 75%, increase visibility and control, and mitigate fraud and risk. More than 2,000 mid-enterprise companies rely on MineralTree to digitize and optimize the entire AP Automation and Payment process."
target: Regal Software
Regal Software is an automated disbursement software company. Regal Software enables customers to focus more time on strategic activities and less on payment disbursements. Their RegalPay solution is an accounts payable automation software adapter that automatically transfers payment files.
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closed 9/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

GPredictive GmbH merged with CrossEngage,

synopsis: Berlin-based CrossEngage and GPredictive, a German provider of a customer prediction platform, have merged to unite the best of both worlds under the umbrella brand CrossEngage. By integrating the platform solutions of both vendors, CrossEngage enables companies to deliver the best possible customer journey across all channels in real-time.
buyer: CrossEngage
Germany-based CrossEngage is the operating system for customer-centered marketing with a customer data platform and a customer prediction platform, which together provide for more relevant target groups and customer communications and thus significantly increase customer value. "
target: GPredictive GmbH
Gpredictive is a German provider of a customer prediction platform. With over 10 years of expertise in the field of AI and machine learning, the GPredictive Customer Prediction platform enables the easy, fast, and accurate creation of targeted customer behavior forecasts.
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closed 9/24/2020 via Company Press Release

Exact Holding N.V., acquired Officient

synopsis: Exact, a leading provider of business and accounting software, has acquired Officient, a Belgian HR software provider. Officient enables SMEs to get more out of HR administration. Their platform allows users to manage payroll, employee benefits, company assets, contracts, days off, fleet, performance reviews and all employee data in one HR system.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Exact Holding N.V. (EXACT:$199.46)
Exact is a leading provider of business and accounting software. Exact’s mid-market enterprise resource planning (“ERP”) solutions are used by over 18,500 mid-sized firms. The company’s integrated software suite includes Financial Management, Logistics, CRM, HR and Payroll. "
target: Officient
Officient is a Belgian HR software provider. Officient enables SMEs to get more out of HR administration. Their intuitive and integrated platform allows users to manage payroll, employee benefits, company assets, contracts, days off, fleet, performance reviews and all employee data in one HR system.
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closed 9/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Studer Family Office, acquired NSM Engineering AG

synopsis: Studer Family Office has bought NSM Holding (NSM Engineering), a Swiss software engineering company with headquarters in Zurich and with its own nearshore development centers in Serbia (Belgrade, Nis) and Romania. They are experienced professionals of solution architects, engineers and project managers dedicated to creating IT value for clients.
buyer: Studer Family Office
Studer Family Office AG manages and invests the assets of the Studer family and dear friends. They secure their assets, holistically and yield-oriented for future generations. They are independent in spirit and action and their actions promote a positive impact on society and the environment. "
target: NSM Engineering AG
NSM Engineering is a Swiss software engineering company with headquarters in Zurich and with its own nearshore development centers in Serbia (Belgrade, Nis) and Romania. Experienced professionals of solution architects, engineers and project managers dedicated to creating IT value for clients.
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closed 9/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Forget Formation, acquired Fauvel Formation, SAS

synopsis: The SAMSIC group, a French professional training group specializing in the handling, transport, logistics and public works sectors, acquires Fauvel formation. This buyout will enable it to strengthen its Forget Formation subsidiary. Based in France, nearly 25,000 trainees per year trust Fauvel Formation for their driving training.
buyer parent: Samsic Group
buyer: Forget Formation
Based in France, Forget Formation is a subsidiary of the Samsic Group. It is the first private professional training company specializing in the transport and logistics sector, as well as in handling, public works and security. "
target: Fauvel Formation, SAS
Since 1990, Fauvel Formation has been preparing people for the Transport, Logistics, Safety and Public Works professions. Based in France, nearly 25,000 trainees per year trust Fauvel Formation for their training. Fauvel Formation offers driving simulation and the use of digital tablets.
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Carely, acquired Ro & Steve

synopsis: Carely, Inc., an ecosystem of tools focused on enhancing the caregiving experience, has acquired Ro & Steve, a review site built specifically for senior living and care. Ro & Steve site allows users to read and write reviews on senior living and care without needing to deal with telemarketers.
buyer: Carely
Carely is the developer of a platform of tools for caregivers and professional care providers. With an app for families, a dashboard for providers, and a hub of resources for both, Carely's tools support caregivers at every step of their journey. "
target: Ro & Steve
Ro & Steve is a review site built specifically for senior living and care. Ro & Steve makes the process of finding the right care for loved ones easier and more transparent. Their site allows users to read and write reviews on senior living and care without needing to deal with telemarketers.
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announced 9/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

PlantX, will acquire Bloombox Club

synopsis: PlantX, a Canadian platform for plant-based products, will acquire Bloombox Club, a leading UK-based e-commerce platform that sells and delivers indoor plants. Bloombox Club helps people to rediscover the wellbeing benefits of bringing nature back into homes. They deliver the best plants available directly to their customer's door.
buyer: PlantX (CNSX:VEGA:$0.00)
PlantX is a Canadian platform for plant-based products. PlantX is an online platform where consumers can order plant-based meals, source quality products, find vegan restaurants and more. Their website provides everything people need to know about veganism and plant-based lifestyles. "
target: Bloombox Club
Bloombox Club is a leading UK-based e-commerce platform that sells and delivers indoor plants. Bloombox Club helps people to rediscover the wellbeing benefits of bringing nature back into homes. They deliver the best and most interesting plants available directly to their customer's door.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/24/2020 via PR Newswire

Fungible, acquired Cloudistics

synopsis: Fungible Inc., a pioneer in data-centric computing, has acquired Cloudistics, a cloud software platform company. Cloudistics delivers a complete public cloud experience with composable on-premises infrastructures to medium and large enterprises.
buyer: Fungible
Fungible is a pioneer in data-centric computing. Fungible creates hardware and software platforms for data centers. Their Fungible DPU microprocessor provides significant improvements in data center infrastructure performance, economics, security and reliability. "
target: Cloudistics
Cloudistics is a cloud computing company. Cloudistics delivers a complete public cloud experience with on-premises infrastructures to medium and large enterprises. Their platform is optimized for any service-oriented organization, including schools, public institutions, and other businesses.
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closed 9/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Unacademy, acquired Coursavy Technologies Private Limited

synopsis: Bengaluru-based edtech startup Unacademy has acquired an Indian UPSC preparing startup - Coursavy. Started in 2019 by Vimal Singh Rathore, Coursavy provides affordable and accessible educational content to UPSC CSE (Civil Services Examination) aspirants through technology.
buyer: Unacademy
Unacademy is India's largest education platform, offering over 2,400 online lessons and specialised courses to prepare for various competitive exams. Through Unacademy's mobile app, users can attend live classes by top educators and prepare via Live Test Series, Quizzes, Practice Section, and more. "
target: Coursavy Technologies Private Limited
Started in 2019 by Vimal Singh Rathore, Coursavy provides affordable and accessible educational content to UPSC CSE (Civil Services Examination) aspirants through technology. The Indian startup has replicated the personal guidance and engagement a learner receives in an offline setup.
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announced 9/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Wiit S.p.A., will acquire myLoc managed IT AG

synopsis: WIIT S.p.A., a leading Italian cloud computing company, will acquire myLoc managed IT from ProSiebenSat.1, a leading German entertainment player. myLoc managed IT is a German provider of hosting solutions. myLoc operates proprietary data centres in Düsseldorf and provides colocation, managed hosting, cloud and server hosting services.
buyer: Wiit S.p.A. (BIT:WIIT:$49.42)
WIIT is a leading Italian Cloud Computing company. They specialize in Hosted Private and Hybrid Cloud services for enterprises requiring critical application and business continuity management. WIIT manages the main application platforms—SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft—using an end-to-end approach. "
target parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
target: myLoc managed IT AG
myLoc managed IT is a German provider of hosting solutions. myLoc offers cheap and secure hosting services to private and business customers. The company operates proprietary data centres in Düsseldorf and provides colocation, managed hosting, private and public cloud and server hosting services.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.8x
closed 9/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

HostPapa, acquired Canvas Host

synopsis: HostPapa Inc., a leading Canadian cloud services provider, has acquired Canvas Host, a web hosting services provider. Canvas Host offers everything their clients need to build, manage, and grow an effective website. They offer services for website hosting, WordPress design, and domain names.
buyer: HostPapa
HostPapa, based in Burlington, Ontario, is a web hosting and cloud-based service provider to small businesses across the globe. HostPapa's commitment is to provide a complete array of enterprise-grade solutions to every small business owner. "
target: Canvas Host
Canvas Host is a web hosting services provider. Canvas Host offers everything their clients need to build, manage, and grow an effective website. They offer services for website hosting, WordPress design, and domain names.
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closed 9/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Eleva Educação, acquired Agenda Edu

synopsis: Eleva Educação, a Brazilian education group, has acquired Agenda Edu, a Brazilian platform that connects parents to schools. Agenda Edu is a mobile app that allows parents and schools to communicate with each other. The app lets schools send messages, announcements, events, activities, daily summaries, and photos directly to a parents cell phone.
buyer: Eleva Educação
Eleva Educação is a Brazilian education group. Eleva Educação operates a network of schools and a teaching platform that serves partner schools. Their schools aim to help students grow and transform their lives. Their platform provides content that helps students to stay engaged and learn faster. "
target: Agenda Edu
Agenda Edu is a Brazilian platform that connects parents to schools. Agenda Edu is a mobile app that allows parents and schools to quickly communicate with each other. The app lets schools send messages, announcements, events, activities, daily summaries, and photos directly to a parents cell phone.
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closed 9/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

BGH Capital, acquired Tripadeal

synopsis: Tripadeal, an online travel store based in Australia that offers unique travel experiences around the world at massively reduced prices, has sold a 55 per cent stake to BGH Capital, a private equity firm in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: BGH Capital
BGH Capital was established in 2017 by Robin Bishop, Ben Gray and Simon Harle with the objective of creating the pre-eminent private equity firm in Australia and New Zealand. BGH is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and is an independent firm, owned and managed by its founding partners. "
target: Tripadeal
TripADeal is an online travel store based in Australia that offers unique travel experiences around the world at massively reduced prices. Whether it’s a guided tour of China, luxury river cruise through Europe, accommodation in Bali, or a local getaway, TripADeal offers something for everyone.
price ($mm)
$28*
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closed 9/18/2020 via PR Newswire

Choice! Energy Management, acquired eAgent

synopsis: Choice! Energy Management, a full-service energy procurement and utility management company, has acquired a majority stake in eAgent, a cloud-based solution for agents and consultants in the energy industry. eAgent is an online and mobile app that features solutions for CRM, e-sign contracts, and daily pricing.
buyer: Choice! Energy Management
Choice! Energy Management is a full-service energy procurement and utility management company. Choice offers the industry’s most comprehensive energy management services. The company leads its clients through the entire procurement process from identification to contract negotiation and execution. "
target: eAgent
eAgent is a cloud-based solution for agents and consultants in the energy industry. eAgent is the ultimate tool for energy agents, brokers and energy efficiency companies. Their online and mobile app features solutions for CRM, e-sign contracts, and daily pricing.
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announced 9/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Stillfront Group AB, will acquire Nanobit d.o.o.

synopsis: Stockholm-based video games holding company Stillfront Group has announced that it has agreed to acquire Croatian mobile developer-publisher Nanobit. Nanobit's titles primarily encompass lifestyle simulation role playing games (RPGs) targeted at a female audience.
buyer: Stillfront Group AB (OM:SF:$364.47)
Headquartered in Sweden, Stillfront is a global group of gaming studios and a market leader in the free-to-play online strategy games genre. Their diverse and exciting game portfolio has two common themes; loyal users and long lifecycle games. "
target: Nanobit d.o.o.
Nanobit is an award-winning global game development studio based in Zagreb, Croatia with a worldwide reach of millions of players across countries and languages. Their titles primarily encompass lifestyle simulation role playing games (RPGs) targeted at a female audience.
price ($mm)
$103
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/18/2020 via PR Newswire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., will acquire Zywave, Inc

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. will acquire Zywave, Inc., the leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of front office insurance solutions, from Aurora Capital Partners. Zywave is a market-leading provider of cloud-based insurance distribution software, offering expansive digital solutions to strengthen and grow insurance businesses.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Aurora Capital Group
target: Zywave, Inc
Zywave is a leading insurance tech company, fueling business growth with cloud-based sales management, client delivery, content, and analytics solutions. Zywave offers a technology platform embedded with robust data and the most comprehensive content portfolio available.
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closed 9/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Zotcar, acquired Carfully SAS

synopsis: Carfully merges with Zotcar. Carfully is a pioneer in collaborative vehicle rental in the West Indies, while the Zotcar the most widely used car rental service between individuals in Reunion. Under the Zotcar brand, the new entity is establishing itself as the industry leader in overseas territories and aims to offer affordable prices.
buyer: Zotcar
Zotcar is the most widely used car rental service between individuals in Reunion. Zotcar also offers 100% mobile car rental, allowing users to rent a car directly from their smartphone. "
target: Carfully SAS
Based in Martinique, Carfully.fr allows residents in tourist areas to rent their car to travelers in complete safety. Carfully wants to enable travelers to have extraordinary travel experiences by renting a car at the best value for money, with more choice and more authentic.
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closed 9/18/2020 via gamesindustry.biz

Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., acquired Reflector Entertainment

synopsis: Bandai Namco Entertainment, a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher, has acquired Reflector Entertainment, a transmedia company in Canada. Reflector creates universes that tell stories across multiple platforms. Their first product, Unknown 9, is a paranormal mystery that unfolds across novels, comics, podcasts and video games.
buyer parent: BANDAI NAMCO Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.
Bandai Namco Entertainment is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher. Bandai Namco publishes and develops games for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. Their top video game franchises include PAC-MAN, Tekken, Galaga, Ace Combat, and more. "
target: Reflector Entertainment
Reflector Entertainment is a transmedia company in Canada. Reflector creates expanding universes that tell stories across multiple platforms. Their first product, Unknown 9, is a paranormal mystery that unfolds across a wide variety of platforms, including novels, comics, podcasts and video games.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Eurazeo PME, will acquire EasyVista

synopsis: Eurazeo PME, an investment firm and subsidiary of Eurazeo dedicated to majority investments in French SMEs, is to acquire EasyVista, a global software provider of intelligent service automation solutions for enterprise service management and self-help.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Eurazeo PME
Eurazeo PME is an investment firm and subsidiary of Eurazeo dedicated to majority investments in French SMEs with a value of less than €200 million. Eurazeo PME acts as a long-term shareholder, providing its portfolio companies with all the financial, organizational, and human resources they need. "
target: EasyVista (ENXTPA:ALEZV:$50.10)
EasyVista is a global software provider of intelligent service automation solutions for enterprise service management and self-help.
price ($mm)
$106*
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
23.5x
announced 9/18/2020 via PR Newswire

DCP Capital Partners, L.P., will acquire 51job, Inc.

synopsis: 51job, Inc., a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced it has received a preliminary non-binding proposal letter from DCP Capital Partners, a leader in the Greater China private equity industry, to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of the Company.
buyer: DCP Capital Partners, L.P.
DCP is a leader in the Greater China private equity industry. Over the past 27 years, the DCP team led successful and innovative investments in the region, establishing a strong investment track record across multiple economic cycles. "
target: 51job, Inc. (JOBS:$550.22)
51job is a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China. With a comprehensive suite of HR solutions, 51job meets the needs of enterprises and job seekers through the entire talent management cycle, from initial recruitment to employee retention and career development.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,279 [$3,773]
rev ($mm)
$530
EBITDA ($mm)
$151
EV / rev
7.4x
EV / EBITDA
26.0x
closed 9/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Diamond Group Ltd., acquired Tyneside Training Services Ltd.

synopsis: Team Valley-based Diamond Group has acquired Tyneside Training Services (TTS), a provider of commercial transport and logistics courses for drivers in the UK. The acquisition will strengthen Diamond People Services, which specialises in helping businesses to transform and expand, creating jobs, and providing management and leadership support.
buyer: Diamond Group Ltd.
UK-based Diamond Group is a provider of IT & telecom solutions and office equipment to local businesses. The company delivers bespoke business solutions to streamline internal processes and improve in-house efficiencies, allowing clients to focus on operating their business and prioritizing growth. "
target parent: Gateshead College
target: Tyneside Training Services Ltd.
UK-based Tyneside Training Services (TTS) provides professional driver training & apprenticeships for the transport and logistics industries. The company provides courses for Driver CPC, ADR, CPC Management & First Aid training, Forklift Truck training, and LGV & PGV Training.
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closed 9/18/2020 via GlobeNewswire

V2 Games Inc., acquired GameOn App Inc.

synopsis: Vancouver-based V2 Games Inc., a portfolio company of Victory Square Technologies Inc., has acquired the assets and IP of GameOn App Inc., a leading-edge gaming company providing consumers, broadcasters, sportsbooks, venues, and brand partners with interactive, social experiences around sports, television, and live events.
buyer parent: Victory Square Technologies
buyer: V2 Games Inc.
Vancouver-based V2 Games is a video and mobile game ventures firm focusing on royalty investments in high-value gaming projects featuring globally-recognized intellectual properties. Its portfolio of games includes Pacific Rim: Breach Wars, Rune: Ragnarok, Men In Black, and Hello Kitty. "
target: GameOn App Inc.
GameOn is a leading-edge gaming company providing consumers, broadcasters, sportsbooks, venues, and brand partners with interactive, social experiences around sports, television, and live events. GameOn drives engagement and revenue through its suite of proprietary mobile and TV technologies.
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announced 9/18/2020 via BusinessWire

FleetCor Technologies, Inc., will acquire Associated Foreign Exchange

synopsis: FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc., a leading global business payments company, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Associated Foreign Exchange (AFEX), a cross-border payment solutions provider.
buyer: FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT:$2,566.17)
FLEETCOR Technologies is a leading global provider of commercial payment solutions. The Company helps businesses of all sizes better control, simplify and secure payment of their fuel, toll, lodging and general payables. "
target: Associated Foreign Exchange
Associated Foreign Exchange delivers simple and seamless cross border payment solutions that help small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) break down currency barriers to grow internationally.
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closed 9/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Heavy Iron Studios

synopsis: Services and software giant Keywords has acquired Heavy Iron Studios, an American video game developer based in Los Angeles, California. Founded back in 1999, the studio has worked on titles including the recently-launched Marvel's Avengers from Square Enix, Activision's Call of Duty and Disney Infinity.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$406.90)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Heavy Iron Studios
Heavy Iron Studios is an American video game developer based in Los Angeles, California. Founded back in 1999, the studio has worked on titles including the recently-launched Marvel's Avengers from Square Enix, Activision's Call of Duty and Disney Infinity.
price ($mm)
$4.50
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
13.3x
closed 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

SEMA Data Co-Op, acquired PartsHub

synopsis: The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC), the largest openly accessible product database in the automotive aftermarket industry, has acquired PartsHub, a SaaS-based product experience management platform for the automotive aftermarket. PartsHub combines all aspects of product data, vehicle fitments and digital asset management in an all-in-one solution.
buyer parent: Specialty Equipment Market Association
buyer: SEMA Data Co-Op
The SEMA Data Co-Op (SDC) is the largest openly accessible product database in the automotive aftermarket industry. SDC provides product data for hundreds of specialty parts brands, representing millions of part numbers, and tens of millions of vehicle applications. "
target: PartsHub
PartsHub is a SaaS-based product experience management platform for the automotive aftermarket. PartsHub combines all aspects of product data, vehicle fitments and digital asset management in an all-in-one solution. Their solution allows users to easily organize their data and sell more products.
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announced 9/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Willamette University, will acquire Pacific Northwest College Of Art

synopsis: Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) will merge with Willamette University. PNCA will become part of Salem-based Willamette but will retain its name, faculty and current campus. Founded in 1909 in Portland, Oregon, PNCA offers eleven Bachelor of Fine Art degrees, eight graduate degrees, and a Post-Baccalaureate.
buyer: Willamette University
Willamette University is a private liberal arts college in Salem, Ore. Willamette began offering the first college-level arts programs in the Northwest in 1860. The institution’s College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate programs in the studio arts, theater, music and art history. "
target: Pacific Northwest College Of Art
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) empowers artists and designers to reimagine what art and design can do in the world. This private fine arts and design college, founded in 1909 in Portland, Oregon, offers eleven Bachelor of Fine Art degrees, eight graduate degrees, and a Post-Baccalaureate.
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announced 9/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

MarketAxess Holdings, Inc., will acquire MuniBrokers

synopsis: MarketAxess, the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed-income markets, has entered into an agreement to acquire MuniBrokers, a central electronic venue serving municipal bond inter-dealer brokers and dealers.
buyer: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX:$615.14)
MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets. "
target: MuniBrokers
MuniBrokers is a central electronic venue serving municipal bond inter-dealer brokers and dealers. They offer a central electronic marketplace to trade over $400 million of taxable and tax-exempt municipal bonds per day.
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closed 9/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gameloft, acquired The Other Guys

synopsis: Games developer and publisher Gameloft has acquired Journeys creator The Other Guys. Founded in 2020, The Other Guys specializes in interactive storytelling, as it has not only created its Journeys platform – which features 23 series – but it also developed the interactive series app, Linda Brown.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Gameloft (ENXTPA:GFT:$268.27)
Gameloft is a French video game publisher based in Paris, founded in December 1999 by Ubisoft co-founder Michel Guillemot. The company operates 19 development studios worldwide, and publishes games with a special focus on the mobile games market. "
target: The Other Guys
Founded in 2020, The Other Guys specializes in interactive storytelling, as it has not only created its Journeys platform – which features 23 series – but it also developed the interactive series app, Linda Brown.
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closed 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

CB Insights, acquired BlockData B.V.

synopsis: CB Insights, which enables the world’s leading companies to make smarter technology decisions, has acquired Blockdata, a Netherlands-based software company that tracks the global blockchain economy. Blockdata provides differentiated data and predictive insights on the growing blockchain and distributed ledger technology ecosystem.
buyer: CB Insights
CB Insights helps companies make smarter technology decisions with data. The CB Insights Technology Insights Platform provides comprehensive data, expert insights, and work management tools that enable companies to discover and understand the technologies that drive growth and improve operations. "
target: BlockData B.V.
Netherlands-based Blockdata is a market intelligence platform for blockchain and other distributed ledger technology (DLT). Blockdata’s intelligence & data enables financial institutions, governments, and enterprises to decide on the use cases, companies, and projects they should pursue.
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closed 9/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Imaweb/IDF Group, acquired Tms-Soft

synopsis: Spain-based Imaweb/ IDF Group, a leading independent provider of customer relationship management solutions and dealership management systems for the automotive industry in Europe, has acquired TMS-Soft, a leading provider of digital car registration workflow software in France.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Imaweb/IDF Group
Spain-based Imaweb / Datafirst-I’Car Systems group is a developer of Customer Relationship Management and Dealership Management Systems solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company grew out of the merger of Imaweb, a Spanish developer, and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems, a French developer. "
target: Tms-Soft
TMS-Soft is a French non-governmental organization that issues vehicle registration credentials. Through its digital platform, TMS-Soft facilitates all formalities associated with the registration process, with a focus on used vehicle registration.
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closed 9/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ACME AtronOmatic, acquired EndpointAI Inc.

synopsis: ACME AtronOmatic, LLC, the makers of the popular MyRadar weather app, announced that it has acquired EndpointAI Inc., a weather technologies company, specializing in enhanced forecasting for surface transportation.
buyer: ACME AtronOmatic
ACME AtronOmatic is a leading software application development company. They develop applications such as aviation-related web sites, providing flight tracking services to the aviation community, and mobile applications such as MyRadar, a hi-resolution weather radar application. "
target: EndpointAI Inc.
EndpointAI Inc. is a weather technologies company, specializing in enhanced forecasting for surface transportation. Endpoint showcases unique, machine-learning enhanced road condition and road risk forecasts with cutting-edge ground-truth validation.
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announced 9/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Wameja Ltd.

synopsis: Mastercard Inc., through its subsidiary Burst Acquisition Co. Pty. Ltd., is to acquire Wameja, a joint venture partner of the HomeSend global payment hub. HomeSend enables cross-border transfer between bank accounts, cards, mobile wallets, or cash outlets from anywhere in the world.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,225.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Wameja Ltd.
Wameja and Mastercard are joint venture partners of the HomeSend global payment hub. HomeSend enables cross-border transfer between bank accounts, cards, mobile wallets, or cash outlets from anywhere in the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$129 [$125]
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closed 9/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Intrado Corporation, acquired Syn-Apps LLC

synopsis: Intrado Corporation, a leader in technology-enabled services, has acquired Syn-Apps LLC, a pioneer in Internet of Things and mass notification software. Intrado will leverage its longtime leadership position in school communications to further accelerate adoption of the Syn-Apps solution across K-12, higher education, and corporate environments.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: Intrado Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
Intrado Corporation is an innovative, cloud-based, global technology partner to clients around the world. Its solutions connect people and organizations at the right time and in the right ways, making those mission-critical connections more relevant, engaging, and actionable. "
target: Syn-Apps LLC
Syn-Apps is a pioneer in Internet of Things (IoT) and mass notification software. Syn-Apps’ Revolution platform unites disparate on- and off-network communication devices into a single, easy-to-use interface to communicate critical information more efficiently, safely, and reliably.
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announced 9/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Dare.Win will be merged with MediaMonks B.V.,

synopsis: MediaMonks, a global creative production partner and S4 Capital company, is to merge with Dare.Win, an award-winning digital creative agency that is comprised of more than 80 talents in Paris and are united by the following three entities: a creative agency, a consulting division and an in-house production team.
buyer parent: S4 Capital LLC
buyer: MediaMonks B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, MediaMonks is a global creative production partner. They work with the world’s leading agencies, biggest brands and innovative media and technology companies. They turn ideas, strategy and IP into award-winning campaigns, film, content, products and platforms. "
target: Dare.Win
Dare.Win is an award-winning digital creative agency that is comprised of more than 80 talents in Paris and are united by the following three entities: a creative agency, a consulting division and an in-house production team.
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announced 9/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Virtusa Corporation will be merged with Baring Private Equity Asia,

synopsis: Virtusa Corporation, a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, will merge with Hong-Kong-based Baring Private Equity Asia, one of the largest and most established private alternative investment firms in Asia.
buyer: Baring Private Equity Asia
Hong Kong-based Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) is one of the largest and most established private alternative investment firms in Asia, with assets under management of approximately US$20 billion. "
target: Virtusa Corporation (VRTU:$1,294.32)
Virtusa is a provider of digital business strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that enable the digital transformation of Global 2000 enterprises by imagining, building and implementing the end-to-end technology solutions that are essential to compete in a digital-first world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,806 [$2,015]
rev ($mm)
$1,294
EBITDA ($mm)
$120
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
17.7x
announced 9/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Adtalem Global Education Inc., will acquire Walden University

synopsis: Adtalem, a leading workforce solutions provider, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Walden University, a leading online healthcare education provider, from Laureate Education, Inc.
buyer: Adtalem Global Education Inc. (ATGE:$1,052.00)
Adtalem Global Education Inc. is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University and more. "
target parent: Laureate International Universities
target: Walden University
Walden University is an online for-profit university headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It offers bachelor, masters and doctorate degrees.
price ($mm)
$1,480
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closed 9/11/2020 via PR Web

Red Nucleus Solutions LLC, acquired Life Science Training Institute

synopsis: Red Nucleus, a premier provider of learning, performance, and process solutions for the life sciences industry, announced that it has acquired Life Science Training Institute (“LSTI”), a leading provider of live instruction, on-demand, and custom compliance training courses for the pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech industries.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Red Nucleus Solutions LLC
Red Nucleus offers full-service design, development, and management of learning and regulatory solutions. The company’s learning division designs and develops training content and technology to efficiently convey strategy and information to global sales teams, medical liaisons, and others. "
target: Life Science Training Institute
Life Science Training Institute (“LSTI”) is a leading provider of live instruction, on-demand, and custom compliance training courses for the pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech industries. LSTI has an online subscription library of over 200 courses and unique custom training solutions.
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closed 9/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

PropertyHeads Group Ltd, acquired OurProperty.co.uk

synopsis: UK-based Property social network, PropertyHeads has purchased OurProperty.co.uk. OurProperty was founded in 2003 as a provider of house price information and has helped over 2 million people across the U.K determine the value of their home. The acquisition will add a further 700,000 users to PropertyHeads’ membership base.
buyer: PropertyHeads Group Ltd
PropertyHeads is the UK's fastest growing property community that empowers smarter property choices. PropertyHeads is the property social network bringing transparency, cost savings and increased collaboration to the world of property. "
target: OurProperty.co.uk
OurProperty was founded in 2003 as a provider of house price information and has helped over 2 million people across the U.K determine the value of their home. Users can visit OurProperty to browse property price statistics specifically by postcode area.
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closed 9/10/2020 via Company Press Release

SoHosted, acquired Vevida

synopsis: SoHosted, a hosting services provider in the Netherlands, has acquired Vevida, a Dutch web hosting provider that serves small and medium sized businesses. Vevida provides worry-free domain name registration, web hosting and email hosting services for over 50.000 customers.
buyer parent: Total Webhosting Solutions
buyer: SoHosted
SoHosted is a hosting services provider in the Netherlands. SoHosted offers hosting services for cloud, virtual private servers, web hosting, and domain name registration. They provide high quality hosting services at low prices to help their clients grow their business. "
target: Vevida
Vevida is a Dutch web hosting provider that serves small and medium sized businesses. Vevida provides worry-free domain name registration, web hosting and email hosting services for over 50.000 customers. They offer modern and affordable hosting packages that meets the needs of their clients.
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closed 9/10/2020 via PR Web

Check Alt Payment Solutions, acquired US Dataworks Inc.

synopsis: CheckAlt, the largest independent lockbox and electronic payments provider in the country, has acquired U.S. Dataworks, a software provider and engineering firm. The acquisition expands CheckAlt’s position to include insource capabilities, allowing banks and their business customers to internally capture all forms of remittance payments.
buyer: Check Alt Payment Solutions
CheckAlt is a universal payment processing hub for hundreds of financial institutions across the country. Its solutions include lockbox processing across a nationwide hub-and-spoke network of processing sites, consolidated item processing, integrated treasury solutions, and mobile capture services. "
target parent: The Bankers Bank
target: US Dataworks Inc.
U.S. Dataworks provides payment automation and integrated receivables technology to empower banks to offer treasury management services. The company's Clearingworks software combines Intelligent Learning with integrated receivables technology to meet the changing demands of financial institutions.
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closed 9/10/2020 via Company Press Release

ParkerGale Capital, acquired SMA Technologies Inc.

synopsis: ParkerGale Capital, a private equity firm that invests in founder-owned technology companies, has acquired a majority stake in SMA Technologies Inc., a leading provider of workload automation software. SMA Technologies offers OpCon, a modern automation platform that enables businesses to create reliable workflows and streamline their IT processes.
buyer: ParkerGale Capital
ParkerGale Capital is a small private equity fund that buys profitable, founder-owned technology companies and corporate carve-outs where the firm’s operating resources can have a meaningful impact on the outcome. "
target: SMA Technologies Inc.
SMA Technologies is a leading provider of workload automation software. SMA Technologies offers OpCon, a modern, low-code workload automation platform that automates repetitive tasks. OpCon enables businesses to create repeatable, reliable workflows and streamline their IT processes.
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announced 9/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, will acquire Codewise

synopsis: CentralNic, a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally, will acquire Codewise, a Poliish provider of AI-powered online ad measurement and management solutions. Codewise's Voluum and Zeropark suite of products provide solutions for real-time-bidding, performance marketing, programmatic advertising, and more.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$170.75)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target: Codewise
Codewise is a Poliish provider of AI-powered online ad measurement and management solutions. Codewise's Voluum and Zeropark suite of products provide solutions for real-time-bidding, performance marketing, programmatic advertising, online ad analytics and more.
price ($mm)
$36
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$60
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$7
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4.9x
closed 9/10/2020 via BusinessWire

North American Bancard, acquired SALIDO

synopsis: North American Bancard (NAB), one of the largest electronic payment processors in the United States, has acquired SALIDO, a leading hospitality technology provider. SALIDO's innovative Restaurant Operating System (Restaurant OS) enables restaurants to manage every aspect of their business.
buyer: North American Bancard
North American Bancard (NAB) is one of the largest electronic payment processors in the United States. NAB provides a modern end-to-end infrastructure to enable globally preferred payment types. Their solutions deliver seamless payment experiences in mobile, online, and in-store environments. "
target: SALIDO
SALIDO is a leading hospitality technology provider. SALIDO's innovative Restaurant Operating System (Restaurant OS) enables restaurants to manage every aspect of their business. They offer solutions for POS, online ordering, tableside ordering, reporting, inventory management and more.
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closed 9/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

insightsoftware, acquired Viareport

synopsis: Insightsoftware, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for the CFO office, announced the acquisition of Viareport, a financial software provider offering cloud-based financial consolidation, lease accounting, reporting and forecasting solutions.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: insightsoftware
insightsoftware turns financial and operational data into a 360-degree view of the financial reporting lifecycle for better business outcomes. Through turnkey reporting and enterprise performance management solutions, it provides real time access to data-driven insights and overviews. "
target: Viareport
Viareport is a financial software provider offering cloud-based financial consolidation, lease accounting, reporting and forecasting solutions. Viareport is an expert in applications and services that help CFOs, finance teams and accountants optimize financial performance.
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announced 9/10/2020 via BusinessWire

SpotHero, will acquire Rover Parking

synopsis: SpotHero, the digital parking leader in North America, will acquire Rover Parking, a leading consumer parking app in Canada. The acquisition accelerates SpotHero’s market leadership position in North America, helping the company gain access to thousands of parking locations across Canada.
buyer: SpotHero
SpotHero is the digital parking leader and the largest place to buy and sell parking in North America. Millions of drivers use SpotHero’s mobile apps and website to find, book and access off-street parking in over 7,000 locations across 300 cities. "
target: Rover Parking
Rover Parking is a leading consumer parking app in Canada with thousands of parking locations in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and more. Rover helps all types of parking owners monetize their under-utilized parking supply by making parking spots available to drivers through the award winning Rover app.
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closed 9/10/2020 via BusinessWire

Dynamo Software, acquired Imagineer Technology Group, Inc.

synopsis: Dynamo Software has acquired Imagineer Technology Group, a company that offers relationship management software and services that help investor relations and fund marketing teams to effectively manage their clients, raise capital, and operate their businesses efficiently and intelligently.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Dynamo Software
Dynamo Software has provided premium industry-specific, configurable investment management and reporting software for the global alternative assets industry since 1998, including fund administrators, endowments, pension funds, foundations, private equity and more. "
target: Imagineer Technology Group, Inc.
Since its founding in 1998, Imagineer Technology Group has provided relationship management software and services that help investor relations and fund marketing teams to effectively manage their clients, raise capital, and operate their businesses efficiently and intelligently.
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closed 9/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Visma Advantage, acquired Cash Software

synopsis: Visma, European leader in cloud business solutions, has acquired Cash Software, a highly experienced online business software specialist with which all standard business processes can be fully automated. Cash Software will remain a separate entity within the Visma group and continue its business activities as an independent organization.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Visma Advantage
Visma is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Cash Software
Cash Software is a highly experienced online business software specialist with which all standard business processes can be fully automated.
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announced 9/10/2020 via PR Newswire

Hyland Software, Inc., will acquire Alfresco Software, Inc.

synopsis: Hyland, a leading content services provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alfresco, a commercial, open-source software company that builds and markets a cloud-native, process, content, and governance intensive Digital Business Platform.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Hyland Software, Inc.
Hyland is a leading content services provider and software company. Through their OnBase platform, Hyland provides enterprise content management, case management, business process management, and records management all in a singular place. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Alfresco Software, Inc.
Alfresco Software is a commercial, open-source software company that builds and markets a cloud-native, process, content, and governance intensive Digital Business Platform. It is a single, integrated platform used to digitize processes, manage content, and securely govern information.
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Mondee Holdings, acquired Rocketrip

synopsis: Mondee Holdings, a leading travel technology group, has acquired Rocketrip, the award-winning behavior change technology solution for global business travel programs. The acquisition will accelerate the Rocketrip mission by leveraging Mondee's industry leading travel technology platform and extensive global travel experience.
buyer: Mondee Holdings
Mondee is a group of travel technology, service, and content companies driving disruptive innovative change in the leisure, corporate, and retail travel markets. They deliver a technology platform of SaaS, mobile, and cloud products and services to a global customer base of over 45,000 customers. "
target: Rocketrip
Rocketrip provides real-time insight into traveler behavior and allows companies to use this data to drive the changes necessary in order to meet major company objectives such as cost savings and online booking compliance.
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