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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Attaché

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK-based leading provider of software to growing mid-market businesses, announced the acquisition of Attaché, an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Attaché
Attaché is an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., acquired ChronoBooks

synopsis: Intuit® is taking the next step in making QuickBooks® Online the premier solution for small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs) by acquiring ChronoBooks, a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$6,933.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: ChronoBooks
ChronoBooks is a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ageras A/S, acquired Billy ApS

synopsis: Billy, a Danish company that offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers, has been acquired by Danish Ageras, which operates Europe's largest platform to match accountants and lawyers with companies.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Ageras A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Ageras aims to improve transparency within the financial sector and to make it easier for clients to choose the right financial specialist. Their network includes thousands of skilled partners, who are always ready and willing to provide clients with a quote. "
target: Billy ApS
Headquartered in Denmark, Billy offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers. The SaaS company offers an own-developed software platform allowing integration to over 75 essential transaction, salary and web shop specific business applications.
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Lendio, acquired Billy

synopsis: Lendio, the nation’s leading marketplace for small business loans, announced the acquisition of Billy, a billing and expense tracking solution that gives small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital. Billy is being re-branded as Sunrise.
buyer: Lendio
Lendio is a free online service that helps business owners find the right small business loans within minutes. Bringing all options together in one place, from short-term specialty financing to long-term, low-interest traditional loans, their technology makes small business lending simple. "
target: Billy
Billy is a cloud-based small business accounting platform. A billing and expense tracking solution, Billy gives solopreneurs and small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital.
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closed 7/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

H & R Block, Inc., acquired Wave Financials Inc.

synopsis: H&R Block, Inc. has acquired Canda-based Wave HQ Inc., a rapidly growing financial solutions platform focused on changing the way small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block, Inc. is a global consumer tax services provider. Tax return preparation services are provided by professional tax preparers in company-owned and franchise retail tax offices, and through H&R Block tax software products. H&R Block also offers adjacent Tax Plus products and services. "
target: Wave Financials Inc.
Canada-based Wave Financial Inc. provides software solutions and related services designed to help small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
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closed 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Merit Tarkvara AS

synopsis: Visma expands its geographic footprint and strengthens its Northern European leadership in cloud-based ERP for accountants and the SMB segment with the acquisition of Estonia based Merit Tarkvara. Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software.
buyer: Visma ASA
Based in Norway, Visma makes businesses more efficient, through offerings of software, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting. Visma simplifies and digitalizes core business processes within the private and public sector. "
target: Merit Tarkvara AS
Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software, with the key products Merit Aktiva and Merit Palk as effective and accessible cloud-based tools for both accountants and small business owners. Merit Tarkvara is headquartered in Estonia.
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closed 9/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Cegid SA, acquired Loop Software SAS

synopsis: Cegid, a major player in management solutions for professionals in Accounting, Finance and Tax, Payroll and Human Resources and Retail, announces the acquisition of the Loop Software (Loop). Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs.
buyer: Cegid SA
A leader in digital transformation, Cegid offers management systems and cloud services to help customers improve their performance. Cegid group offers a wide range of solutions for financial management, taxation and human resources, as well as business applications. "
target parent: KPMG International
target: Loop Software SAS
Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs. The company was born in 2012 from the meeting of accounting professionals and specialists in web technologies.
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closed 7/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

die Mobiliar, acquired bexio AG

synopsis: bexio, part of the RedAlpine fund, has been acquired by die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. bexio provides SMBs with customer management, order processing, easy bookkeeping and integrated E-Banking.
buyer: die Mobiliar
die Mobiliar is the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. The company has over 80 agencies throughout Switzerland and offers their services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They offer home insurance, building insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and more. "
target parent: RedAlpine
target: bexio AG
Based in Switzerland, bexio offers cloud-based business and accounting software solutions to manage their customers, write quotes and invoices, and more. It develops and sells accounting software for small and medium companies.
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closed 6/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nubox S.A., acquired Colppy

synopsis: Nubox, a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses, has acquired Colppy, a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy's platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
buyer: Nubox S.A.
Nubox is a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses in Latin America. Their easy-to-use products allows small businesses to effortlessly manage their accounting, send invoices electronically, pay employees, track cash-flow, and more. "
target: Colppy
Colppy is a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy allows businesses to manage their accounting from any computer or mobile device. The platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
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announced 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Royal Bank of Scotland, will acquire FreeAgent Inc.

synopsis: The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has agreed to buy FreeAgent, a software provider for UK micro-businesses and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
buyer: The Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE:RBS:$17,860.82)
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) provides financial products and services to personal and business customers throughout the UK and beyond. RBS serves around 18.9 million customers across the globe, and RBS aims to consistently meet their needs wherever they are. "
target: FreeAgent Inc. (:$12.68)
FreeAgent provides online accounting software made specifically for freelancers, small business owners and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
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$13
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closed 2/15/2017 via Market Wire

Ascender Group, acquired Workcloud Inc.

synopsis: Ascender announced it has acquired Workcloud, a leading Payroll and Time & Attendance (T&A) services provider in Japan. This transaction will strengthen Ascender's position as the market leader in HR & payroll software and services across Asia-Pacific by specifically accelerating its growth in Japan.
buyer: Ascender Group
Ascender offers payroll outsourcing solutions using SaaS, co-managed and fully-managed delivery options. Their proprietary platforms allow them to seamlessly tackle very large, complex clients that require process re-engineering, process standardization and automation, and extended payroll services."
target: Workcloud Inc.
Workcloud was founded with a vision to provide small-to-medium size businesses in Japan with a service that integrates management of all aspects of HR operations into an easy-to-use, beautiful platform.
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closed 6/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired e-conomic International

synopsis: Hellman & Friedman-backed TeamSystem has wholly acquired Danish cloud accounting business E-conomic International. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Copenhagen, E-conomic develops software focusing on accounting services for SMEs. The acquisition is part of TeamSystem's M&A strategy, expanding its product offering to cloud-based marketplaces.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the largest provider of accounting, payroll, and business management software for accountants and small and medium-sized enterprises in Italy. The Company offers a broad range of mission-critical, on-premise and cloud solutions to a diversified base of its customers. "
target parent: Visma ASA
target: e-conomic International
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Copenhagen, E-conomic develops a software focusing on accounting services for SMEs. The company claims 2,500 clients across southern Europe, England and Germany, and currently employs 15 people.
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announced 3/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, will acquire Fortnox AB

synopsis: Visma AS, a leading provider of business software, outsourcing services and services for accounting and administration in the Nordics, announced a recommended public cash offer to the shareholders of Fortnox AB to tender all their shares in Fortnox to Visma. Fortnox provides accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies.
buyer: Visma ASA
Visma is the leading provider of business software and services for accounting and administration. Visma is known for developing leading software solutions and high-quality services for satisfied customers in combination with financial strength and solid growth. "
target: Fortnox AB (:$17.37)
With approximately 115,000 customers, Fortnox is a leading provider of accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies, associations, schools and accounting firms. Fortnox offers a full range of programs including accounting, billing, sales support, time tracking and payroll.
price ($mm)[EV]
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closed 3/31/2016 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Quicken Investment Services, Inc.

synopsis: Quicken, the leading personal finance software that empowers consumers to easily manage their finances, announces that H.I.G. Capital, a leading global investment firm, has completed its acquisition of the company. Quicken, a top personal money management software, has been the trusted financial solution for millions of consumers.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target parent: Intuit, Inc.
target: Quicken Investment Services, Inc.
Quicken Investment Services, Inc. provides software and services to manage personal and small business finances. The company offers personal finance products, such as Quicken Online to control personal finances and Quicken Deluxe to get a snapshot of monthly spending.
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announced 5/28/2015 via Company Press Release

MYOB Limited, will acquire Ace Payroll

synopsis: MYOB Limited, the market-leading provider of business management software solutions in Australia and New Zealand, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire New Zealand-based Ace Payroll. Ace Payroll provides payroll solutions for thousands of New Zealand SMEs with its easy low cost software.
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB is Australia’s leading accounting software provider. It makes life easier for approx. 1.2 million businesses across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, CRM, websites, job costing, practice management, inventory, mobile payments and more. "
target: Ace Payroll
Ace Payroll provides payroll solutions for thousands of New Zealand SMEs. Ace Payroll helps New Zealand employers take control on pay day with easy low cost software.
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closed 3/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Benetech, acquired IGRS

synopsis: Benetech, a workforce management system developer, has acquired IGRS (Integrated Global Resource Solutions), a Colorado-based Payroll Processing and Workforce Management Solutions company. IGRS provides a full suite of services that includes payroll/HRIS/TLM, insurance/benefits, regulatory/compliance, governance, and recruiting and consulting.
buyer: Benetech
Benetech is a multi-process services company that offers an array of end-to-end solutions that help clients reduce cost and increase efficiencies by better managing their benefits and employees. They provide Employee Benefit Solutions, Workforce Management, and Compliance & Auditing Services. "
target: IGRS
IGRS (Integrated Global Resource Solutions) is a Colorado-based Payroll Processing and Workforce Management Solutions company created by a strong human resource and operations management team, dedicated to advancing workforce requirements for emerging growth companies.
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closed 10/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

e-conomic International, acquired SpeedLedger AB

synopsis: e-conomic International, backed by private equity investor HgCapital, announced that its holding company has acquired a majority stake in Gothenburg-based SaaS accounting firm, SpeedLedger, a Swedish leader in web-based accounting for micro businesses and the second largest company in Sweden’s web-based accounting sector.
buyer: e-conomic International
e-conomic International A/S is one of Europe’s leading Software as a Service (‘SaaS’) accounting and SME solution providers. e-conomic online accounting software is easy to use and specially developed for small and medium-sized companies. "
target: SpeedLedger AB
SpeedLedger is a Swedish leader in web-based accounting for micro businesses and the second largest company in Sweden’s web-based accounting sector. The company has 55 employees and a customer base of more than 25,000 companies.
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announced 9/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

The Sage Group plc., will acquire PayChoice

synopsis: The Sage Group PLC said that it has agreed to acquire payroll and human resource services provider PAI Group Inc. The company provides a Fortune 500-style suite of payroll and HR services that frees the owner to focus on growing and managing their business.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,516.54)
Sage North America began not as one company, but as the efforts of many entrepreneurs who built their successful products and businesses with a sincere focus on their customers. Their sole focus is to provide business management software and services to small and midsized businesses (SMBs). "
target: PayChoice
PayChoice has helped small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB) succeed by providing them a Fortune 500-style suite of payroll and HR services that frees the owner to focus on growing and managing their business.
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announced 9/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Stratatel Limited, will acquire JCurve Solutions

synopsis: Stratatel Limited, an Australian software company providing cloud-based telecommunications expense management solutions to businesses internationally, is pleased to announce it has signed a Heads of Agreement to acquire the software design and promotion business of JCurve Solutions, a leading cloud-based accounting and ERP software provider.
buyer: Stratatel Limited
Stratatel Limited provides specialised and innovative business-to-business software solutions and services. Founded in 1997, Stratatel developed its flagship business software solution FleetManager to enable organisations to monitor and manage their telecommunications. "
target: JCurve Solutions (ASX:JCS:$8.13)
JCurve are one of the only providers of a fully featured, fully integrated system specifically tailored to the needs of small businesses in the Australia and New Zealand region. Its software is delivered in the ‘Cloud’ and is steadily increasing its market share in Australia and New Zealand.
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closed 8/19/2013 via PE Hub

HgCapital, acquired e-conomic International

synopsis: HgCapital announced that it has acquired e-conomic. Founded in 2001 in Copenhagen, e-conomic is Europe’s leading and largest SaaS accounting company for SMEs with c. 60,000 customers for its core product, and c. 100,000 customers for its freemium invoicing and expenses product Debitoor.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a leading investor in the European private equity market. Successor to Mercury Private Equity, which was acquired by Merrill Lynch. Mercury Private Equity staff acquired the business from Merrill Lynch and renamed it HgCapital. HgCapital has funds under management of €2.5 billion. "
target: e-conomic International
e-conomic online accounting software is easy to use and specially developed for small and medium-sized companies. With more than 85,000 companies as customers on a worldwide basis, e-conomic is the largest online accounting software in Europe.
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Attaché

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK-based leading provider of software to growing mid-market businesses, announced the acquisition of Attaché, an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Attaché
Attaché is an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
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closed 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired People HR

synopsis: The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading software providers for mid-sized organisations, announced the acquisitions of People HR, a Doncaster based HR solutions provider. People HR is a leader in the HR systems market in the UK, with more than 5,000 companies utilising their solution to transform their organisations into social enterprises.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: People HR
People HR is a Doncaster based HR solutions provider that has fast become a leader in the HR systems market in the UK, with more than 5,000 companies utilising their solution to transform their organisations into social enterprises.
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closed 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired The Payroll Service Company Ltd

synopsis: The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading software providers for mid-sized organisations, announced the acquisition The Payroll Service Company, a Cambridgeshire based Payroll solutions provider. The Payroll Service Company (PSC) has grown to become one of the mainstay Payroll solution providers in the UK market.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: The Payroll Service Company Ltd
The Payroll Service Company is a Cambridgeshire based Payroll solutions provider. The Payroll Service Company (PSC) has grown to become one of the mainstay Payroll solution providers in the UK market, built on their 45 year heritage in serving this sector.
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Attaché

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK-based leading provider of software to growing mid-market businesses, announced the acquisition of Attaché, an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Attaché
Attaché is an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Access Group, acquired Safety Media Ltd

synopsis: The Access Group, a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market, has acquired Safety Media Ltd, a provider of Health & Safety e-learning and software solutions in the UK. Safety Media offers over 100 health, safety and compliance e-learning courses. Their online platform provides solutions for audits, risk management, and more.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Safety Media Ltd
Safety Media is a provider of Health & Safety e-learning and software solutions in the UK. Safety Media offers over 100 health, safety and compliance e-learning courses. Their Health & Safety online platform provides solutions for incident reporting, audits, risk management, and document management.
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closed 5/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Joyful

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK’s leading provider of software to growing mid-market businesses and charities, has acquired Joyful, a Not-For-Profit donor and member attraction website software supplier exclusively to Charity and Membership organisations. Joyful is a provider of Software as a Service platforms for Charities and Membership organisations.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions include ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Joyful
Joyful is a Not-For-Profit donor and member attraction website software supplier with over 10 years’ experience providing software exclusively to Charity and Membership organisations. Joyful has become one of the leading Software as a Service website software technology businesses in this sector.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Access Group, acquired Unicorn Training Group LTD

synopsis: The Access Group, a leading provider of business software to mid-sized UK organisations, has acquired Unicorn, a UK provider of learning technology solutions. Unicorn offers GRC learning software for the financial services industry. Their LMS provides a clear user interface that holds all of their client's learning material in one central location.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions include ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Unicorn Training Group LTD
Unicorn is the UK’s leading provider of learning technology solutions. Unicorn offers GRC learning software for the financial services industry. Their Learning Management System (LMS) provides a clear user interface that holds all of their client's learning material in one central location.
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$13
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Volcanic

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK’s leading providers of software to growing mid-market businesses, announced the acquisition of Volcanic, a recruitment and staffing website software supplier with over 10 years’ experience providing software exclusively to the recruitment industry.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions include ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Volcanic
Volcanic is a recruitment and staffing website software supplier with over 10 years’ experience providing software exclusively to the recruitment industry. Their award-winning content management system (CMS) powers the success of some of the world’s biggest recruitment brands.
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closed 10/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Access Group, acquired Microdec Plc

synopsis: The Access Group, one of the UK's leading providers of software to growing mid-market businesses, has acquired Microdec, a UK-based provider of business management and CRM software for the recruitment industry. Microdec's customisable software allows their customers to find suitable candidates for roles quickly and with ease.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions include ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Microdec Plc
Microdec is a UK-based provider of business management and CRM software for the recruitment industry. Their customisable software allows their customers to find suitable candidates for roles quickly and with ease. Microdec allows recruitment companies to work more effectively and efficiently.
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$7
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closed 11/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired DesignMyNight

synopsis: The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of software to mid-market businesses, has acquired DesignMyNight, a nightlife discovery website. DesignMyNight has two SaaS products: Collins, a reservation and enquiry management tool for casual dining restaurants, bars and pubs, and Tonic, an event ticketing and marketing platform.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access Group is a leading provider of fully integrated business management software. Its portfolio spans ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing. "
target: DesignMyNight
DesignMyNight is website that lets users discover and book the newest and best nightlife locations in the UK. The company also created Collins, a booking and enquiry management software for bars, restaurants, pubs and clubs, and Tonic, one of the leading ticketing platforms in the UK.
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closed 11/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired ProNett

synopsis: The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of software to the best and fastest growing mid-market businesses, has completed the acquisition of ProNett. ProNett is a provider of cloud-based property maintenance software in the UK Hospitality space with a strong customer base.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access Group is a leading provider of fully integrated business management software. Its portfolio spans ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing. "
target: ProNett
ProNett is the end-to-end 24/7/365 cloud hosted property maintenance and facilities management software solution for forward-thinking multi-site businesses. ProNett provide business measurable benefits whilst delivering transparency, efficiency, improved performance from suppliers.
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closed 6/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Access Group, acquired Selima Ltd.

synopsis: The Access Group, one of the UK's leading providers of software to mid-market customers, has completed the acquisition of Selima Limited. Selima is a prominent provider of cloud-based workforce management software and managed payroll services, particularly in the Retail and Hospitality and Education sectors.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
The Access Group is a leading provider of integrated business application software to middle-market companies across a number of focused verticals. The Access Group's software portfolio spans ERP, finance, human resources, payroll, business intelligence and numerous vertical specific applications. "
target parent: YFM Equity Partners Limited
target: Selima Ltd.
Selima is a prominent provider of cloud-based workforce management software and managed payroll services, particularly in the Retail and Hospitality and Education sectors.
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closed 3/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Safe Computing Ltd.

synopsis: The Access Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of software to mid market customers, has completed the acquisition of Safe Computing. Safe’s software products in the HCM (Human Capital Management) and FMS (Financial Management System) space focus on functionality and market segments that compliment the existing Access portfolio.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
The Access Group is a leading provider of integrated business application software to middle-market companies across a number of focused verticals. The Access Group's software portfolio spans ERP, finance, human resources, payroll, business intelligence and numerous vertical specific applications. "
target: Safe Computing Ltd.
Safe is a long established and successful software and outsourcing provider based in the UK. They serve a wide variety of market sectors with some vertical specialism, especially within the staffing and labour supply market. They also supply HR, Payroll, Financials and Credit Control solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/6/2015 via BNC Analysis

Access Technology Group, acquired First Choice Software Ltd

synopsis: Access Group, a provider of integrated business management software, has acquired recruitment technology specialists First Choice Software. First Choice Software provides a recruitment software engine, alongside ongoing service and support, to some of the largest staffing firms in operation across the UK.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Technology Group
Access is a leading author of integrated business management software. The portfolio spans solutions for ERP, finance, HR, payroll, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing. "
target: First Choice Software Ltd
First Choice Software provides a recruitment software engine, alongside ongoing service and support, to some of the largest staffing firms in operation across the UK.
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announced 1/19/2015 via BusinessWire

TA Associates, will acquire Access Technology Group

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in Access Technology Group (Access), a leading business management software company. TA will acquire its stake from Lyceum Capital, a growth investor.
buyer: TA Associates
TA Associates is one of the oldest and largest growth private equity firms in the world. They invest in growing private companies in exciting industries, with the goal of helping management teams build their businesses into great companies. "
target parent: Lyceum Capital
target: Access Technology Group
Access is a leading author of integrated business management software. The portfolio spans solutions for ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$92
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

Access UK Ltd., acquired Gamma Dataware

synopsis: Business management software company Access Group has acquired leisure solutions specialist Gamma Dataware. Gamma Dataware is a leading provider of complete business solutions encompassing leisure & tourism, financial, operational and CRM systems.
buyer parent: Lyceum Capital
buyer: Access UK Ltd.
Access is a leading author of integrated business management software. The portfolio spans solutions for ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing. "
target: Gamma Dataware
Gamma Dataware is a leading provider of complete business solutions encompassing leisure & tourism, financial, operational and CRM systems. Gamma Dataware is a leading provider of complete business solutions for visitor attractions, museums, heritage sites and theme parks.
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closed 1/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Access UK Ltd., acquired Production Modelling

synopsis: Access Group has acquired Production Modelling Ltd. Production Modelling is a company that develops and sells production planning software, production scheduling software and simulation software for all business sectors. Its products are called Orchestrate and ProModel, ServiceModel, MedModel and Process Simulator.
buyer parent: Lyceum Capital
buyer: Access UK Ltd.
Access is a leading author of fully integrated business management software. The portfolio spans solutions for ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing. "
target: Production Modelling
Production Modelling is a company that develops and sells production planning software, production scheduling software and simulation software for all business sectors.
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closed 5/30/2013 via Company Press Release

Access UK Ltd., acquired PeoplePlanner Limited

synopsis: SaaS-based workforce management solution PeoplePlanner has been acquired by business software provider, Access Group. With more than 35,000 subscribers, PeoplePlanner has gained a leading position in the care marketplace since its launch in 2006.
buyer parent: Lyceum Capital
buyer: Access UK Ltd.
Access UK Ltd is an award-winning business & accounting software supplier to organisations across the UK and Ireland. With years’ experience, their consultants have the expertise needed to meet the diverse needs of specific sectors and industries as well as enterprise organisations. "
target: PeoplePlanner Limited
PeoplePlanner provides a comprehensive cloud based care (Domiciliary, Home Care, & Nursing Agency) management software system. It enables a framework for best practice in the delivery of high quality, person-centred care, and the functionality to manage every step from recruitment to invoicing.
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closed 4/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Access UK Ltd., acquired TeamSeer

synopsis: Access Group has acquired the award-winning SaaS-based staff planner and team management solution, TeamSeer. TeamSeer provides line managers and their teams with a web-based planner to schedule and record holidays and all other absence.
buyer parent: Lyceum Capital
buyer: Access UK Ltd.
Access UK Ltd is an award-winning business & accounting software supplier to organisations across the UK and Ireland. With years’ experience, their consultants have the expertise needed to meet the diverse needs of specific sectors and industries as well as enterprise organisations. "
target: TeamSeer
TeamSeer is the UK’s most widely adopted absence management software service. TeamSeer provides line managers and their teams with a web-based planner to schedule and record holidays and all other absence.
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closed 2/22/2013 via Company Press Release

Access UK Ltd., acquired Sazneo

synopsis: Sazneo has been acquired by Access Group. Sazneo Limited provides a browser based real-time group messaging/collaboration service for businesses.
buyer parent: Lyceum Capital
buyer: Access UK Ltd.
Access UK Ltd is an award-winning business & accounting software supplier to organisations across the UK and Ireland. With years’ experience, their consultants have the expertise needed to meet the diverse needs of specific sectors and industries as well as enterprise organisations. "
target: Sazneo
Sazneo is a real-time group messaging service for business that enables teams to communicate more effectively both internally and with teams at other companies.
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closed 9/5/2012 via Company Press Release

Access UK Ltd., acquired Prelytis SA

synopsis: Access Group has acquired French-based innovative business intelligence specialist Prelytis, bringing HTML 5 software to its product portfolio. Prelytis' LiveDashBoard, which already has 100,000 daily users at 300 customers, will offer Access customers a new dimension for viewing their management information.
buyer parent: Lyceum Capital
buyer: Access UK Ltd.
Access UK Ltd is an award-winning business & accounting software supplier to organisations across the UK and Ireland. With 20 years’ experience, their consultants have the expertise needed to meet the diverse needs of specific sectors and industries as well as enterprise organisations. "
target: Prelytis SA
Prelytis is the innovator of SaaS business intelligence technology. For ten years, Prelytis has been innovating and creating smart and pragmatic solutions to help companies improve decision-making cycles, enterprise performance and information chain.
price ($mm)
$5.18
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Attaché

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK-based leading provider of software to growing mid-market businesses, announced the acquisition of Attaché, an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Attaché
Attaché is an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Softland Ltda, acquired Balcony Software

synopsis: Softland, a leading company in ERP-type solutions in Latin America, announced the acquisition of Balcony Software, an Argentine company that develops and implements a solution that connects and manages the operation of “Marketplaces” with business management systems (ERP's).
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Softland Ltda
Softland is a company founded in 1982, and a leader in the area of ​​software solutions for business management in Latin America. Softland offers ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) management systems for small, medium and large companies. "
target: Balcony Software
Balcony Software is an Argentine company that develops and implements a solution that connects and manages the operation of “Marketplaces” with business management systems (ERP's).
price ($mm)
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closed 9/4/2019 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, acquired Volo Commerce

synopsis: FOG Software Group, a division of Constellation Software Inc., has completed its acquisition of the Volo Commerce. UK-based Volo Commerce is a powerful, multi-channel e-commerce platform with a broad feature set that has been serving customers for over 15 years.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: Volo Commerce
Volo Commerce has over a decade of multichannel e-commerce experience working closely with merchants selling across international marketplaces like Amazon and eBay and website platforms. Volo combines powerful, end-to-end automation with marketplace know-how and account management expertise.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 42hertz

synopsis: US-based networking giant Cisco has acquired 42hertz. Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: 42hertz
Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired MYOB Limited

synopsis: Global investment firm KKR has acquired MYOB Group, a leading provider of online business management solutions. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses and accountants across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$5,683.13)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Group Ltd is a leading provider of online business management solutions. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses and accountants across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,138 [$1,439]*
rev ($mm)
$317
EBITDA ($mm)
$95
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
18.2x
closed 1/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Boss Info AG, acquired ProFinance

synopsis: Boss Info AG, a company that offers comprehensive information and communication technology services and and complete enterprise resource planning solutions, has acquired ProFinance, a convenient cloud-based provider of enterprise resource planning solutions for businesses.
buyer: Boss Info AG
Boss Info AG offers comprehensive information and communication technology services and and complete enterprise resource planning solutions. By using innovative technologies, Boss Info optimizes the business processes of their customers. "
target: ProFinance
ProFinance is a convenient cloud-based provider of enterprise resource planning solutions for businesses. They make it possible to introduce only an order processing or an all-encompassing overall solution.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/28/2018 via Company Press Release

GUS Group AG & Co KG, acquired K+H Software GmbH & Co.KG

synopsis: The GUS Group, a provider of corporate ERP solutions for the process and logistics industries, has acquired K+H Software, a German provider of accounting software solutions. K+H Software's web-based software provides solutions for financial accounting, asset accounting, and cost accounting.
buyer parent: Elvaston Capital Management GmbH
buyer: GUS Group AG & Co KG
The GUS Group provides corporate ERP solutions for the process and logistics industries. Since its founding in 1980, the Group has been pursuing a consistent process orientation along the entire supply chain. More than 200 employees work for the company around the globe. "
target: K+H Software GmbH & Co.KG
K+H Software is a German provider of accounting software solutions. Their web-based software provides solutions for financial accounting, asset accounting, and cost accounting. Their software is used by companies various industries, including logistics, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/7/2018 via Company Press Release

Var Group S.p.A., acquired Panthera Srl

synopsis: Var Group S.p.A., a subsidiary of Sesa S.p.A. and a leading company specializing in provisioning IT services and solutions to the Enterprise and SME segments, has acquired Panthera Srl, a Italian ERP solution that is offered in SaaS mode geared to managing changes, controlling processes, and reducing costs.
buyer parent: Sesa S.p.A.
buyer: Var Group S.p.A.
Var Group is an Italian leading company specialised in provisioning IT services and solutions to the Enterprise and SME segments. They help improve processes, optimize costs, create new products and services, be present in new markets, and grow businesses. "
target parent: F2i SGR
target: Panthera Srl
Panthera Srl is the Italian ERP solution that is offered in SaaS mode geared to managing changes, controlling processes, and reducing costs. They are a unique and integrated application, created to provide companies with the flexibility to respond promptly to business needs.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/2/2018 via Company Press Release

Verdane Capital, will purchase FPS and Banking Businesses from BasWare Oyj

synopsis: Basware Corporation has signed an agreement to sell its Financial Performance Solutions and Banking businesses to Verdane Capital, an active owner of technology-enabled growth companies in Northern Europe.
buyer: Verdane Capital
Verdane is a Nordic private equity company which through its funds invests in software, consumer internet, energy and high-technology industry companies. Verdane’s funds are distinctive in that they can invest in either entire investment portfolio, parts of a portfolio or entire target companies. "
seller: BasWare Oyj (HLSE:BAS1V:$184.50)
Basware's Financial Performances Services (FPS) is Finland’s leading provider of financial consolidation and reporting software. Basware's Banking services is a payment automation solutions provider for companies and organisations of all sizes.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Rootstock Software, acquired Kenandy

synopsis: Rootstock Software, a cloud manufacturing and supply chain Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution provider, announced the acquisition of Kenandy Inc., a developer of cloud ERP software. The acquisition solidifies Rootstock Software’s standing as a leading developer of cloud ERP applications.
buyer: Rootstock Software
Rootstock Software develops and implements Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software that helps manufacturers and distributors deliver personalized customer experiences, build operations that scale and out-service their competition. "
target: Kenandy
Kenandy Inc. is a developer of cloud ERP software. Built on the Salesforce platform, Kenandy redefines enterprise resource planning by allowing customers to map to their existing business processes. Unlike traditional ERP systems, Kenandy provides an end-to-end cloud ERP 150 Business Ready Objects.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/8/2017 via Reuters

Money Forward, Inc., will acquire Streamed

synopsis: Money Forward, a provider of online personal accounting for individuals, will acquire Klavis Inc., developer of Streamed. Streamed is a cloud-based accounting and book keeping platform that allows companies to easily keep track of all their receipts. Streamed can convert 100 receipts into data within 15 minutes and has a 99.9% accuracy rating.
buyer: Money Forward, Inc. (TSE:3994:$59.06)
Money Forward provides online personal accounting for individuals, allowing them to easily manage their daily expenses by integrating with their bank passbooks and credit purchase history with information scraped from their web bank and credit accounts. "
target: Streamed
Klavis Inc. develops and provides Streamed, a cloud-based accounting and book keeping platform. Streamed allows companies to easily keep track of all their receipts. The platform can convert 100 receipts into data within 15 minutes and has a 99.9% accuracy rating.
price ($mm)
$7.04
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Cegid SA, acquired Qualiac SA

synopsis: Cegid accelerates its development in the ERP Finance strategic market and announces the acquisition of Qualiac, a leader in integrated management solutions, leader in this field in the large corporate and government sector. Qualiac is an ERP Software Editor using cutting-edge technologies since 1979.
buyer: Cegid SA
Cegid is a leading player in the digital transformation of companies, providing cloud services and enterprise software to private companies and public entities alike. It addresses the management needs of companies and public entities in the fields of finance, taxation and human resources. "
target: Qualiac SA
Qualiac is an ERP Software Editor using cutting-edge technologies since 1979. 53,000 loyal users have been using the Qualiac solution to adapt their company to their evolving business. Qualiac ERP is localized and used in many countries USA, Canada, Europe, Africa.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/26/2017 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., will acquire Intacct Corporation

synopsis: The Sage Group plc announces that it has agreed to acquire Intacct Corporation (“Intacct”), a leading provider of cloud Financial Management Solutions in North America. Intacct is headquartered in San Jose, CA, and serves thousands of businesses in the North American scale-up and enterprise markets, both directly and through a network of partners.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,516.54)
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything from money to people. "
target: Intacct Corporation
Intacct Corporation (“Intacct”) is a leading provider of cloud Financial Management Solutions. Intacct provides solutions targeted at growing businesses looking for rich financial and operational insight, process automation, seamless integration with their existing software, and advanced features.
price ($mm)
$807
rev ($mm)
$88
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

mTusker will be merged with Salestream Software, Inc,

synopsis: Salestream Software, a provider of lead-to-cash software offerings for the telecom industry, and mTusker, an ERP and CRM sales and operational software provider, signed an agreement in principle to merge. The Salestream name will be retained for the combined organization.
buyer: Salestream Software, Inc
Salestream’s MasterStream is the first choice in hosted telecom Lead-to-Cash software solutions. It delivers end-to-end automation of telecom business processes from pre-sales contact management, real-time instant quoting and order document automation, to post-sale back office operations. "
target: mTusker
The mTusker ERP is the only comprehensive, affordable “single pane of glass” ERP solution for the cloud-service provider, commissioned-based business, or businesses with complex joint-venture sales with partners.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Main Capital Partners BV, acquired MUIS Software

synopsis: Main Capital acquired a majority stake in the SaaS based software company MUIS Software located in Heemskerk. The company provides state of the art, innovative administrative and ERP software. MUIS Software has a fast growing client base, which consists of several leading accountancy firms, entrepreneurs and business enterprises.
buyer: Main Capital Partners BV
Main Capital is a private equity and Mezzanine Capital investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux and DACH area. Within this sector, they are the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. "
target: MUIS Software
MUIS Software, founded in 1984 and located in Heemskerk is an innovative SaaS based software developer, specialized in administrative bookkeeping- and ERP software available for use online as well as offline.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

PwC, acquired Selera Labs Pty Ltd.

synopsis: PWC has strengthened its tax reporting practice with the acquisition of Selera Labs, a data technology firm. Selera Labs is an Australian enterprise software developer specialising in ERP data compliance and continuous controls monitoring.
buyer: PwC
With offices in 157 countries and more than 223,000 people, PwC are among the leading professional services networks in the world. They help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for, by delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. "
target: Selera Labs Pty Ltd.
Selera Labs is an Australian enterprise software developer specialising in ERP data compliance and continuous controls monitoring. The Selera team is trusted to build complex, high quality software that underpins mission critical systems for enterprise Australia.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/1/2016 via PR Newswire

BlackLine Systems, acquired Runbook Company International

synopsis: BlackLine, a leading provider of financial controls and automation solutions that enable Continuous Accounting, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Runbook, a Europe-based provider of financial close and automation solutions to the SAP market.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: BlackLine Systems
BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions for Finance & Accounting (F&A) that centralize and streamline financial close operations and other key F&A processes for midsize and large organizations. "
target: Runbook Company International
Runbook delivers top-of-the-line financial solutions for companies running SAP. Empowered with Runbook ONE, the only Enhanced Financial Controls and Automation Platform fully embedded in SAP, companies achieve successful Digital Finance Transformations.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/29/2016 via PE Hub

Main Capital Partners BV, acquired Axxerion

synopsis: Main Capital, a private equity investor, has acquired a majority stake in SaaS-based software company Axxerion. The company delivers industry leading software solutions mainly focussed on facility management, real estate management, and general business automation (ERP).
buyer: Main Capital Partners BV
Main Capital is a private equity investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux and Germany. Within this sector, it is the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. "
target: Axxerion
Axxerion is a developer of enterprise cloud software for workplace and facility automation via Internet. Their software provides integrated modules streamlining business processes, including CRM, contract management, HR, asset management, property management, project management, finance and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

DIMO Maint, acquired OptiMaint

synopsis: DIMO Maint, a DIMO Software subsidiary, acquires Apisoft International, publisher of the OptiMaint solution and strengthens its position as leader on the French CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) market. OptiMaint offers enterprises a comprehensive solution for managing and organizing their maintenance functions.
buyer parent: DIMO Software
buyer: DIMO Maint
DIMO Maint is a subsidiary of DIMO Software, specializing for over 20 years in Maintenance Management software. With 2,500 customers worldwide DIMO Maint is now positioned as a leader on the maintenance solutions market (Computerized Maintenance Management System & Customer Service). "
target: OptiMaint
OptiMaint is a CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System) marketed in France and abroad through a network of retailer partners. Apisoft International, the publisher of OptiMaint, offers enterprises a comprehensive solution for managing and organizing the maintenance function.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/19/2016 via Company Press Release

MUIS Software, acquired MUIS Software

synopsis: MUIS Software has completed a management buyout led by Mattijs Wilms, the CEO of MUIS Software. MUIS Software is an innovative SaaS based software developer, specialized in administrative bookkeeping- and ERP software available for use online as well as offline.
buyer: MUIS Software
MUIS Software, founded in 1984 and located in Heemskerk is an innovative SaaS based software developer, specialized in administrative bookkeeping- and ERP software available for use online as well as offline. "
target: MUIS Software
MUIS Software, founded in 1984 and located in Heemskerk is an innovative SaaS based software developer, specialized in administrative bookkeeping- and ERP software available for use online as well as offline.
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BasWare Oyj
BasWare Oyj
Basware is the global leader in providing purchase-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions in the world of commerce. Basware empowers companies to unlock value across their financial operations by simplifying and streamlining key financial processes.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$184.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.83
EBIT ($mm)
($11.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1829
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Ticker: TSXV:CBX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cortex Business Solutions
Cortex Business Solutions
Cortex is a North American business to business network as a service that enables electronic invoicing. They reduce invoice processing times and costs through a simplified document exchange, using flexible connections and tools that leverage existing customer technology and processes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.41
EBIT ($mm)
$1.35
Net Income ($mm)
$3.80
Employees
65
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Ticker: TSE:3983
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
oRo Co., Ltd.
oRo Co., Ltd.
oRo, based in Japan, has two main divisions, a business solutions division which develops cloud software 'ZAC Enterprise' and 'Reforma PSA' and a communication division which focuses on digital advertising.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.68
EBIT ($mm)
$9.28
Net Income ($mm)
$6.17
Employees
337
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Ticker: OTCPK:EPAZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Epazz, Inc.
Epazz, Inc.
Epazz, Inc. specializes in enterprise cryptocurrency blockchain mobile apps and cloud business process software, with more than 500 repeat customers. Epazz technology makes it easy to convert legacy systems into cloud business process software.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.28
Net Income ($mm)
$0.05
Employees
8
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Ticker: UPLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upland Software
Upland Software
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$183.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.21
EBIT ($mm)
$16.93
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
667
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Ticker: AIM:IMTK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imaginatik
Imaginatik
Imaginatik is the only innovation solution provider which has uniquely combined a proven innovation program with purpose-built idea management software to enable companies to achieve breakthrough and continuous innovation at scale.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4.37
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.34)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
35
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Ticker: HLSE:BAS1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BasWare Oyj
BasWare Oyj
Basware is the global leader in providing purchase-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions in the world of commerce. Basware empowers companies to unlock value across their financial operations by simplifying and streamlining key financial processes.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$184.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.83
EBIT ($mm)
($11.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1829
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Ticker: TSXV:CBX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cortex Business Solutions
Cortex Business Solutions
Cortex is a North American business to business network as a service that enables electronic invoicing. They reduce invoice processing times and costs through a simplified document exchange, using flexible connections and tools that leverage existing customer technology and processes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.41
EBIT ($mm)
$1.35
Net Income ($mm)
$3.80
Employees
65
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Ticker: LSE:SGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Sage Group plc.
The Sage Group plc.
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,516.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$683.73
EBIT ($mm)
$578.44
Net Income ($mm)
$345.76
Employees
13003
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Ticker: ASX:XRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xero Limited
Xero Limited
Xero provides online accounting software and services for small to medium sized businesses. Its accounting system has a cashbook, automated daily bank feeds, invoicing, debtors, creditors, sales tax and reporting.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$324.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2302
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Ticker: ASX:RKN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited (RKN) is an Australian publicly listed company well known as a leading provider of software solutions for accounting and bookkeeping professionals, as well as small to medium sized businesses, small office/home office users and personal wealth management.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$73.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.15
EBIT ($mm)
$10.70
Net Income ($mm)
$7.78
Employees
118
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Ticker: WDAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Workday, Inc.
Workday, Inc.
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,244.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($277.78)
EBIT ($mm)
($523.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11400
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Ticker: DMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions. .
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
351
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Ticker: AIM:ING
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ingenta
Ingenta is the largest supplier of technology and related services for the publishing industry. Working with eight of the ten largest publishers in the world, they help information providers meet their evolving and wide-ranging publishing needs.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$18.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.41
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
$0.05
Employees
163
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Ticker: MTSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd.
Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd.
Mer Telemanagement Solutions is a global provider of operations support systems (OSS) for comprehensive telecommunication management and customer care & billing solutions. MTS' OSS is a full-featured customized solution for telecommunications management and customer care & billing.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
59
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Ticker: AIM:ELCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elecosoft
Elecosoft
Elecosoft is a specialist international provider of software and related services to the Architectural, Engineering, Construction and Owner-Operator industries and digital marketing industries from centres of excellence in the UK, Sweden, Germany and the US.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$27.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.71
EBIT ($mm)
$4.02
Net Income ($mm)
$2.22
Employees
228
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Ticker: MNDO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MIND CTI
MIND CTI
MIND is a leading provider of convergent real-time end-to-end billing, unified communication call accounting and analytics solutions for organizations and large multinational corporates. MIND customizes application delivery to enable customers to choose the best model that fits their needs.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.41
EBIT ($mm)
$5.32
Net Income ($mm)
$5.35
Employees
229
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