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Granicus, Inc., acquired Host Compliance

synopsis: Granicus has acquired Host Compliance, the premier short-term rental compliance SaaS provider delivering a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to help solve local and state governments’ short-term rental registration, compliance monitoring, tax collection, audit and enforcement challenges.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus connects governments with the people they serve by providing the first and only civic engagement platform for the public sector. Over 4,200 federal, state and local government agencies and more than 185 million citizen subscribers power an unmatched network. "
target: Host Compliance
Host Compliance is the premier short-term rental compliance SaaS provider delivering a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to help solve local and state governments’ short-term rental registration, compliance monitoring, tax collection, audit and enforcement challenges.
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closed 10/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

MRI Software LLC, acquired IPM Software Inc.

synopsis: Real estate software company MRI Software bought IPM Software, an affordable housing tech solutions company. IPM’s CornerStone™ solution is available as self- or cloud-hosted software and includes easily customizable modules for rent, payables, ledger, work order, and compliance.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: MRI Software LLC
MRI Software is a leading provider of innovative real estate software applications and hosted solutions. MRI's comprehensive and flexible technology platform coupled with an open and connected ecosystem meets the unique needs of real estate businesses from property-level management to analytics. "
target: IPM Software Inc.
IPM Software is a provider of property management, accounting and compliance solutions for the affordable housing industry. IPM’s CornerStone™ solution is available as self- or cloud-hosted software and includes easily customizable modules for rent, payables, ledger, work order, and compliance.
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closed 10/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Tyler Technologies, Inc., acquired MobileEyes

synopsis: Tyler Technologies, Inc. announced it has acquired TradeMaster, Inc., commonly known in the industry as MobileEyes, a company that develops software to improve public safety by supporting fire prevention and suppression, emergency response, and structural safety.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$1,039.57)
Tyler Technologies is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector to become more efficient, more accessible and more responsive to the needs of their constituents. "
target: MobileEyes
MobileEyes is a company that develops software to improve public safety by supporting fire prevention and suppression, emergency response, and structural safety. MobileEyes offers applications specifically targeted at fire marshals and fire prevention departments.
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closed 4/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Envisage Technologies, acquired Vault Exposure Tracker

synopsis: Envisage Technologies announced its acquisition of the California-based company, VaultRMS, and the addition of the Exposure Tracker™ product to Envisage’s solutions built for first responders. Exposure Tracker is a cloud-based software service that allows first responders to document and access data related to exposure to toxic materials.
buyer: Envisage Technologies
Envisage Technologies provides solutions that automate the complex training operations for first responders. The company’s Acadis Readiness Suite training and compliance software platform is the USA's most widely adopted training management system for public safety. "
target: Vault Exposure Tracker
Exposure Tracker, offered by VaultRMS, Inc., is a cloud-based software service that allows first responders to document and access data related to exposure to toxic materials, carcinogens, and other harmful substances on any internet-connected device.
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closed 2/24/2016 via PR Newswire

GovQA, acquired GovHelper

synopsis: WebQA Inc. announced that its GovQA division has acquired GovHelper, a technology company offering local government and public safety transparency products for populations ranging over 500,000 residents. GovHelper's premium product, FOIAView, helps agencies stay compliant with Public Records laws.
buyer parent: WebQA, Inc.
buyer: GovQA
GovQA is a division of WebQA Inc., one of the world's leading providers of Customized Customer Service Platforms. GovQA's product suite offers a comprehensive set of multilingual and multichannel inbound and outbound service, information, communication, collaboration and payment capabilities. "
target: GovHelper
The GovHelper Suite helps government agencies better serve private citizens with advanced technology designed to ease their data management needs. Their FOIAView software provides request submission, tracking, fulfillment, payment processing and reporting capabilities, all in one place.
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closed 1/7/2010 via PR Newswire

Versa Systems, Ltd. merged with Iron Data, LLC,

synopsis: Iron Data announced that it has completed a merger with Versa Systems of Toronto, Canada. Versa is a leading provider of regulatory software solutions for government agencies throughout North America in addition to providing case management software used to manage social security disability claims f
buyer parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
buyer: Iron Data, LLC
Iron Data, LLC. was founded to respond to the increasing demand for cost effective business transaction software and services. Iron Data focused initially on several specific government contract opportunities to provide end-to-end front and back office data processing solutions. "
target: Versa Systems, Ltd.
Versa Systems is a leading provider of regulatory software solutions for government agencies throughout North America. In addition, Versa also provides case management software used to manage social security disability claims for federal and state agencies.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Inverness Graham Investments, acquired Syntrio, Inc.

synopsis: Inverness Graham, an operationally focused private investment firm, has acquired Syntrio, a leading provider of online Ethics and HR Compliance training solutions. Their effective and affordable library of ethics and HR compliance courses are tailored to meet business and compliance needs.
buyer: Inverness Graham Investments
Headquartered in Newtown Square, PA, Inverness Graham is an operationally focused private investment firm with over $500 million of assets under management. Inverness Graham acquires high growth, innovative manufacturing, technology and services companies. "
target: Syntrio, Inc.
Syntrio is a leading provider of online Ethics and HR Compliance training solutions. Their effective and affordable library of ethics and HR compliance courses are tailored to meet business and compliance needs.
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closed 8/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Tyler Technologies, Inc., acquired Digital Health Department, Inc.

synopsis: Tyler Technologies, a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments, announced it has acquired the assets of Digital Health Department, a company that provides environmental health software, offering a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for public health compliance and inspections processes.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$1,039.57)
Tyler Technologies is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector to become more efficient, more accessible and more responsive to the needs of citizens. "
target: Digital Health Department, Inc.
Digital Health Department (DHD) is a company that provides environmental health software, offering a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for public health compliance and inspections processes.
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closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Convey Health Solutions, acquired Gorman Health Group

synopsis: Convey Health Solutions, a provider of technology and services for the Medicare Advantage and Part D markets, announced the acquisition of Gorman Health Group (GHG). GHG is a leading consulting and software solutions firm specializing in government health programs, including Medicare, Medicaid, and Health Insurance Marketplace opportunities.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: Convey Health Solutions
Convey Health Solutions is a specialized healthcare technology and business process outsourcing services company that is committed to providing clients with healthcare-specific, compliant member support solutions utilizing technology, engagement, and analytics. "
target: Gorman Health Group
Gorman Health Group, LLC is a leading consulting and software solutions firm specializing in government health programs, including Medicare, Medicaid Managed Care and Health Insurance Exchange opportunities.
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closed 11/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Accela, Inc., acquired Decade Software Company, LLC

synopsis: Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired Decade Software, a provider of environmental health and safety solutions to Health Departments in the United States and abroad.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela is the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government. Accela's platform software solutions and mobile apps improve core processes for city, county, state and federal governments while addressing the needs of their constituents by making public information more accessible. "
target: Decade Software Company, LLC
Decade Software Company offers exceptionally flexible software solutions for regulatory government agencies such as environmental health, fire, air quality, business licensing, and code enforcement departments in order to aid them in their mission to protect the public's health.
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announced 6/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

6PM Group, will acquire Blithe Computer Systems

synopsis: 6PM Group announced that it has entered into a share transfer agreement to acquire all the issued share capital in Blithe Computer Systems. The company specialises in the provision of systems and solutions for the management of Electronic Patient Records within the healthcare sector, particularly in relation to sexual health and substance misuse.
buyer: 6PM Group (MTSE:6PM:$15.24)
6PM Group is a leading IT and software solutions company delivering award winning healthcare solutions as well as professional services and infrastructure enabling organisations to enhance and optimise efficiency. "
target: Blithe Computer Systems
Blithe Computer Systems specialises in the provision of information systems and services for the healthcare sector. The company also specialises in providing IT solutions for Sexual Health and Substance Misuse markets.
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closed 7/10/2019 via PR Web

ESO Solutions, acquired Station Check

synopsis: ESO, a software company serving emergency medical services, fire departments and hospitals, has acquired Station Check, a company that helps agencies and departments achieve preparedness, compliance, and accountability. Station Check's asset management, workflow, and checklist software keeps businesses aligned and ready for what's next.
buyer: ESO Solutions
ESO is dedicated to improving community health and safety through the power of data. Since its founding in 2004, the company continues to pioneer innovative, user-friendly software to meet the changing needs of today’s EMS agencies, fire departments, and hospitals. "
target: Station Check
Station Check helps agencies and departments achieve the highest standard of preparedness, compliance, and accountability. Station Check's asset management, workflow, and checklist software is powerful and easy to use, keeping businesses aligned and ready for what's next.
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closed 6/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Accela, Inc., acquired Envista Corporation

synopsis: Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired Envista, a Massachusetts-based provider of right-of-way management solutions that help more than 120 customers better manage more than 160,000 projects in the United States.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela’s Civic Cloud includes a complete platform, both packaged and tailored solutions and cloud-based, office, mobile and social applications to support government agency, business and citizen needs. "
target: Envista Corporation
Envista is an enterprise suite of dynamic map-based solutions delivered via the web, providing visibility and real-time insight into street projects and activities of all kinds that occur within the public right-of-way (ROW).
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closed 12/22/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, purchased Jurisdiction Online Division from Praeses, LLC.

synopsis: Aptean, a leading global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, has acquired the Jurisdiction Online Division of Praeses, LLC, which offers a cloud-based suite of software products supporting regulatory and risk management workflows for many major insurance carriers and government entities.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a leading provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions. Their solutions help nearly 6,500 organizations stay at the forefront of their industries by enabling them to operate more efficiently, thereby ensuring higher customer satisfaction. "
seller: Praeses, LLC.
The Jurisdiction Online Division of Praeses, LLC offers a cloud-based suite of software products supporting regulatory and risk management workflows for many major insurance carriers and government entities.
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closed 5/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

IBI Group Inc., acquired GreenOwl Mobile

synopsis: IBI Group, a global design and technology firm, announced that it has completed the asset purchase of Ontario-based GreenOwl Mobile, including all intellectual property. GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for the public sector.
buyer: IBI Group Inc. (TSX:IBG:$349.75)
IBI Group Inc. is a globally integrated architecture, planning, engineering, and technology firm with over 2,700 professionals around the world. "
target: GreenOwl Mobile
Founded in 2010, GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for transportation authorities, cities, municipalities, and private media corporations.
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announced 3/31/2008 via BusinessWire

Hewlett-Packard Company, will acquire Tower Software

synopsis: HP and Tower Software have signed a pre-bid agreement for HP to acquire Tower, a document and records management software company based in Canberra, Australia. The deal will enable HP to expand its offerings in the fast-growing electronic discovery and compliance software market.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ:$58,715.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
target: Tower Software
Tower Software develops and markets enterprise content management software and solutions, primarily for regulated and government industries. Tower’s products include electronic document and records management, document capture and assembly, collaboration and information management solutions.
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closed 9/5/2014 via PR Web

Cryptzone AB, acquired HiSoftware Inc.

synopsis: Cryptzone has acquired HiSoftware Inc. HiSoftware provides end-to-end information security and compliance solutions to help organizations address business process, regulatory and productivity concerns around the secure collaboration of data in content management systems and social environments.
buyer parent: Medina Capital
buyer: Cryptzone AB
The Cryptzone Group is a technology innovator of proactive controls to mitigate IT security risk. Its solutions enable organizations to securely connect, collaborate and comply within the digital workplace, thereby improving document security, access control and compliance auditing capabilities. "
target: HiSoftware Inc.
HiSoftware provides end-to-end information security and compliance solutions to help organizations address business process, regulatory and productivity concerns around the secure collaboration of data in content management systems and social environments.
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closed 9/5/2014 via PR Web

Cryptzone AB, acquired HiSoftware Inc.

synopsis: Cryptzone has acquired HiSoftware Inc. HiSoftware provides end-to-end information security and compliance solutions to help organizations address business process, regulatory and productivity concerns around the secure collaboration of data in content management systems and social environments.
buyer parent: Medina Capital
buyer: Cryptzone AB
The Cryptzone Group is a technology innovator of proactive controls to mitigate IT security risk. Its solutions enable organizations to securely connect, collaborate and comply within the digital workplace, thereby improving document security, access control and compliance auditing capabilities. "
target: HiSoftware Inc.
HiSoftware provides end-to-end information security and compliance solutions to help organizations address business process, regulatory and productivity concerns around the secure collaboration of data in content management systems and social environments.
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closed 9/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Ideagen, acquired MKinsight

synopsis: Ideagen, a UK-based provider of market-leading information management, safty, risk and compliance software solutions, has acquired MKinsight, a leading audit management software solution that is easy to use, straight forward to implement and affordable for audit teams of any size.
buyer: Ideagen (AIM:IDEA:$46.87)
Ideagen is a UK-based provider of market-leading information management, safty, risk and compliance software solutions. Ideagen's portfolio of software products enables organisations to meet their regulatory and quality compliance standards, helping them to reduce costs and improve efficiency. "
target: MKinsight
MKinsight is an audit management software solution that is easy to use, straight forward to implement and affordable for audit teams of any size. MKinsight is used across a number of highly regulated vertical markets including Public Sector, Banking and Finance, Engineering, Healthcare and Energy.
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closed 11/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Granicus, Inc., acquired Host Compliance

synopsis: Granicus has acquired Host Compliance, the premier short-term rental compliance SaaS provider delivering a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to help solve local and state governments’ short-term rental registration, compliance monitoring, tax collection, audit and enforcement challenges.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus connects governments with the people they serve by providing the first and only civic engagement platform for the public sector. Over 4,200 federal, state and local government agencies and more than 185 million citizen subscribers power an unmatched network. "
target: Host Compliance
Host Compliance is the premier short-term rental compliance SaaS provider delivering a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to help solve local and state governments’ short-term rental registration, compliance monitoring, tax collection, audit and enforcement challenges.
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closed 11/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Granicus, Inc., acquired Host Compliance

synopsis: Granicus has acquired Host Compliance, the premier short-term rental compliance SaaS provider delivering a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to help solve local and state governments’ short-term rental registration, compliance monitoring, tax collection, audit and enforcement challenges.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus connects governments with the people they serve by providing the first and only civic engagement platform for the public sector. Over 4,200 federal, state and local government agencies and more than 185 million citizen subscribers power an unmatched network. "
target: Host Compliance
Host Compliance is the premier short-term rental compliance SaaS provider delivering a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to help solve local and state governments’ short-term rental registration, compliance monitoring, tax collection, audit and enforcement challenges.
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closed 4/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Granicus, Inc., acquired Firmstep

synopsis: Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions and digital engagement services for the public sector, announced that it has acquired Firmstep, a London-based global leader specializing in government service transformation.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus connects governments with the people they serve by providing the first and only civic engagement platform for the public sector. Over 4,200 federal, state and local government agencies and more than 185 million citizen subscribers power an unmatched network. "
target: Firmstep
The Firmstep platform is one of the most widely used Customer Service solutions within the Public Sector. Firmstep has been implemented at over a third of UK local authorities to drive channel shift, create dramatic savings and provide excellent customer service.
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closed 11/21/2018 via Market Watch

Granicus, Inc., acquired SouthTech Systems

synopsis: Granicus announced it has acquired government records management and disclosure solution provider SouthTech Systems, combining one of the most full-featured, innovative digital records management solutions with Granicus' powerful suite of communications, website and meetings software.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus provides technology that empowers government organizations to create better lives for the people they serve. Granicus offers industry leading cloud-based solutions for communications, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to more than 3,000 public sector organizations. "
target: SouthTech Systems
SouthTech Systems is a Southern California-based software development company that designs products to meet the needs of public agencies. The ClerkDocs and RecorderWorks Suite equip Clerk and Recorder offices with cost-effective and scalable solutions and digitized document technology.
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announced 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Granicus, Inc., will acquire IQM2

synopsis: Granicus, the largest provider of cloud-based software solutions to government, announced that it will purchase the assets and operations of Accela’s Legislative Management business, previously known as IQM2. IQM2 is the market leader in furnishing end-to-end public sector meeting software solutions.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus provides technology that empowers government organizations to create better lives for the people they serve. Granicus offers industry leading cloud-based solutions for communications, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to more than 3,000 public sector organizations. "
target parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
target: IQM2
IQM2 is the market leader in furnishing end-to-end public sector meeting software solutions through their award-winning Open Meeting Management and Citizen Awareness Platform consisting of MinuteTraq, MediaTraq, and E-Boardroom.
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announced 2/15/2018 via PR Newswire

Granicus, Inc., will acquire Vision Technology Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Granicus will acquire Vision Technology Solutions, the premiere provider of website solutions for government organizations. Vision's flagship product, visionLive, is a subscription-based content management system and service plan that equips organizations with the technology, support, training and insights to keep websites relevant and effective.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus provides technology that empowers government organizations to create better lives for the people they serve. Granicus offers industry leading cloud-based solutions for communications, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to more than 3,000 public sector organizations. "
target: Vision Technology Solutions, LLC
Headquartered in El Segundo, CA, Vision is a national leader in government website design, development and hosting. For more than 20 years, Vision has created cost-effective solutions that increase government efficiency, build transparency and promote interactive communications with citizens.
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announced 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Granicus, Inc.

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners has snapped up another Denver technology company. Granicus, which offers cloud-based software for government users, agreed to sell the majority of itself to Vista, the private equity firm that recently acquired Ping Identity, a Denver security firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With over $25 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams looking to reach their full potential. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management, LLC
target: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus, Inc. is the leading government cloud computing provider for transparency, efficiency, and citizen participation. It offers the first cloud platform and product suites designed specifically to help government agencies establish meaningful connections with citizens.
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closed 10/15/2015 via Company Press Release

Granicus, Inc., acquired Civica Software

synopsis: Granicus, the leading provider of software solutions to improve government efficiency and transparency, announced the acquisition of San Diego-based government website content management provider, Civica Software. Civica has established itself as a premier eGovernment website content management system (CMS) provider.
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus provides the industry’s leading cloud-based solutions for government efficiency and transparency, with software that helps more than 1,200 organizations and 63,000 government staff members streamline their workflows and establish more meaningful connections. "
target: Civica Software
Civica, founded in 1997, has established itself as a premier eGovernment website content management system (CMS) provider throughout the United States for local governments, special districts and non-profit groups. Civica has launched more than 300 government projects across 125 agencies.
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announced 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Granicus, Inc.

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners has snapped up another Denver technology company. Granicus, which offers cloud-based software for government users, agreed to sell the majority of itself to Vista, the private equity firm that recently acquired Ping Identity, a Denver security firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With over $25 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams looking to reach their full potential. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management, LLC
target: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus, Inc. is the leading government cloud computing provider for transparency, efficiency, and citizen participation. It offers the first cloud platform and product suites designed specifically to help government agencies establish meaningful connections with citizens.
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announced 4/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

CitySourced will be merged with Rock Solid Technologies,

synopsis: Rock Solid Technologies, a public sector-focused software and IT services company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with CitySourced, a real-time mobile civic engagement tool.
buyer: Rock Solid Technologies
Rock Solid Technologies is a software products research and development company. Since the beginning they have distinguished themselves by the development of high quality software solutions for public and private sectors customers. "
target: CitySourced
CitySourced is a real-time mobile civic engagement tool. They provide a free, simple, and intuitive tool empowering citizens to identify civil issues and report them to city hall for quick resolution; an opportunity for government to use technology to save money and improve accountability.
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closed 5/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

IBI Group Inc., acquired GreenOwl Mobile

synopsis: IBI Group, a global design and technology firm, announced that it has completed the asset purchase of Ontario-based GreenOwl Mobile, including all intellectual property. GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for the public sector.
buyer: IBI Group Inc. (TSX:IBG:$349.75)
IBI Group Inc. is a globally integrated architecture, planning, engineering, and technology firm with over 2,700 professionals around the world. "
target: GreenOwl Mobile
Founded in 2010, GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for transportation authorities, cities, municipalities, and private media corporations.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

CivicPlus, acquired SeeClickFix

synopsis: CivicPlus has added another competitor to its ever-expanding suite of integrated communications software in SeeClickFix, a tool that has offered citizens ways to use mobile devices to report issues à la 311. SeeClickFix is an online and mobile tool that allows citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in the public space.
buyer: CivicPlus
By combining intuitive technology with a wealth of knowledge about local government, CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help our clients do more with less. CivicPlus has partnered with over 2000 local governments to streamline their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: SeeClickFix
SeeClickFix is an online and mobile tool that allows citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in the public space. Issues that are reported through the website are recorded on a map for everyone to see and interact with.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Web

CivicPlus, acquired Virtual Towns & Schools

synopsis: CivicPlus, the nation’s leader in integrated technology for local government, has announced it has acquired Virtual Towns & Schools and its Drupal-based content management system (CMS). The addition will allow CivicPlus to offer a CivicCMS product solution that will expand its product portfolio & strengthen its ability to provide a right-sized CMS.
buyer: CivicPlus
CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help clients do more with less. Through the power of their product suites, they have partnered with over 2000 local governments, streamlining their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: Virtual Towns & Schools
Virtual Towns & Schools (VTS) offers a Drupal®-based content management system (CMS). VTS is the largest provider of government websites in the Northeast U.S., and in total, support 450+ municipal and K-12 clients in 15 States.
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closed 1/5/2012 via GlobeNewswire

GovDelivery, Inc., acquired GovInteract

synopsis: GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based GovInteract, an emerging leader in complete Web solutions, including multi-channel emergency communication, for the public sector.
buyer parent: ICG Group, Inc.
buyer: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, helps government maximize direct connections with the public while reducing communications cost. More than 450 government organizations worldwide use GovDelivery. "
target: GovInteract
GovInteract is a proven leader in offering a broad, single-platform, Web solution that links all the services a local government provides and connects those services directly to local residents and citizens.
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closed 4/4/2012 via PR Newswire

DirectImpact, acquired Crowdverb

synopsis: Direct Impact, a leading grassroots advocacy firm that manages communications campaigns on behalf of some of the world's largest corporations and trade associations, announced its acquisition of Crowdverb, a digital management and advocacy firm based in Seattle, Washington.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: DirectImpact
Direct Impact is a premier grassroots public affairs, public education and corporate reputation firm, offering a complete range of services essential to conducting successful grassroots outreach and education, public relations, coalition development and community mobilization. "
target: Crowdverb
Crowdverb's Modern Mobilization™ approach uses a social web technology platform and tool set to build permanent online communities on behalf of clients. Communities can be mobilized instantly and effectively to impact issues and legislation, manage reputations and promote products.
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Vigilant Solutions, acquired Shotcaller Global Inc.

synopsis: Vigilant Solutions, a global machine vision and data analytics company, has acquired the assets of ShotCaller Global Inc., developer of GunOps and DNAOps investigative solutions for law enforcement. GunOps and DNAOps are web-based interactive investigation tools.
buyer: Vigilant Solutions
Vigilant Solutions’ technology helps law enforcement solve crimes faster to keep officers and communities safe. Vigilant Solutions provides license plate recognition, facial recognition and ballistic analysis to deliver intelligence to agencies across the globe. "
target: Shotcaller Global Inc.
Shotcaller Global Inc. is a small but agile group of business, law enforcement and technical experts delivering a field proven and robust GunOps™ cloud-based web solution, located in Anaheim, California.
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closed 6/8/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Advanced Public Safety, Inc.

synopsis: Aptean, a leading provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Advanced Public Safety Inc. (APS), a business of Trimble, which provides software solutions that increase safety and productivity for law enforcement and public safety agencies across the United States.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a provider of industry-focused mission critical enterprise software solutions. They build and acquire solutions to support the evolving operational needs of their customers. Their solutions help nearly 5,000 organizations by satisfying their customers and continuing to operate efficiently."
target parent: Trimble
target: Advanced Public Safety, Inc.
Advanced Public Safety, doing business as Trimble Public Safety, provides automated mobile solutions to public safety agencies to address the administrative challenges of issuing traffic citations and accident reports. Their flagship product, Virtual Partner 2.0, is delivered as a SaaS offering.
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closed 1/4/2006 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired Advanced Public Safety, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately held Advanced Public Safety, Inc. of Deerfield Beach, Florida, in an all-cash transaction. APS is a leading software development company that creates mobile and handheld software products used by law enforcement, fire-rescue and other public safety agencies.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,237.10)
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. "
target: Advanced Public Safety, Inc.
Advanced Public Safety, Inc is a leading software development company creating innovative technology solutions specifically designed for the public safety industry. APS was founded by Jeff Rubenstein, an auxiliary police officer with the Delray Beach Police Department in Delray Beach, Florida.
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closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Petards Group plc, acquired QRO Solutions Limited

synopsis: Petards, the AIM quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QRO Solutions Limited. QRO provides end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces.
buyer: Petards Group plc (AIM:PEG:$21.05)
Petards Group plc (Petards) is a supplier of products to OEMs, system integrators and end-users in the rail, security and defense markets in refurbishment and retrofit applications. "
target: QRO Solutions Limited
QRO was established over 15 years ago as a private business based in Northamptonshire providing end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces and to integrators serving the police and security markets.
price ($mm)
$1.58
rev ($mm)
$3
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EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired VaaS International Holdings

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired VaaS International Holdings, Inc. (VaaS), the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,532.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: VaaS International Holdings
VaaS (Video Analysis as a Service) International Holdings, Inc. is the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
price ($mm)
$445
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
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closed 3/3/2014 via PR Newswire

SECURUS Technologies, Inc., acquired Telerus

synopsis: Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of inmate communications services, announced the acquisition of Telerus, the leading provider of sophisticated automated interactive voice response systems to the corrections sector throughout the United States.
buyer parent: Castle Harlan Inc.
buyer: SECURUS Technologies, Inc.
Securus Technologies, Inc. is one of the largest providers of detainee communications and information management solutions, serving approximately 2,200 correctional facilities and more than 850,000 inmates nationwide. "
target: Telerus
Telerus provides sophisticated automated interactive voice response systems to the corrections sector throughout the United States. Telerus is the market leader in corrections – having the largest base of corrections customers that use IVR services in North America.
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closed 6/4/2014 via PR Web

Accela, Inc., acquired IQM2

synopsis: Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired IQM2, a provider of legislative solutions to more than 250 customers in the United States. IQM2’s complete cloud solution unifies the entire experience of preparing, deciding and sharing the results and content of public meetings online.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela’s Civic Cloud includes a complete platform, both packaged and tailored solutions and cloud-based, office, mobile and social applications to support government agency, business and citizen needs. "
target: IQM2
IQM2 is the market leader in furnishing end-to-end public sector meeting software solutions through their award-winning Open Meeting Management and Citizen Awareness Platform consisting of MinuteTraq, MediaTraq, and E-Boardroom.
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closed 6/8/2016 via Company Press Release

Roxit B.V., acquired Crotec BV

synopsis: The Roxit Group has added Crotec to its portfolio. Merging the companies is a strategic choice of Roxit Group to strengthen its position in the field of Spatial Planning and the Geo-field. Crotec is a IT company with geospatial solutions and services enabling and driving business processes to support and manage the entire workflow.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: Roxit B.V.
Roxit produces and delivers software and services for information management to authorities in the fields of the area domain. Clients are mainly from the public sector and consist of environment services, provinces, municipalities, environmental services and water management. "
target: Crotec BV
Crotec is a IT company with geospatial solutions and services enabling and driving business processes to support and manage the entire workflow from data-creation, -exchange, -management, (mobile) exploration, -analyses and -publishing.
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closed 6/12/2015 via PR Newswire

SunGard Public Sector, acquired CRW Systems, Inc.

synopsis: SunGard Public Sector announced that it has acquired San Diego based CRW Systems, Inc. ("CRW"). CRW is a leading developer of solutions that help local government agencies manage community development.
buyer parent: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
buyer: SunGard Public Sector
SunGard Public Sector products include public administration and public safety and justice software applications, as well as cloud-based services. "
target: CRW Systems, Inc.
CRW Systems, Inc. has been developing government software solutions to improve the way agencies do business. The TRAKiT e-government solution is their modular, integrated approach to local government software solutions.
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closed 4/24/2019 via AP - Associated Press

Hickok Incorporated, acquired Data Genomix Inc.

synopsis: Hickok Incorporated, a Cleveland-based holding company serving diverse markets, announced the acquisition of certain assets from Data Genomix Inc. based in Cleveland, Ohio. Data Genomix, is an award-winning software company that specializes in social media marketing applications for political, legal, and recruiting campaigns.
buyer: Hickok Incorporated (OTCPK:HICK.A:$66.38)
Hickok Incorporated is a publicly traded holding company serving diverse markets, including healthcare, education, aerospace, and petrochemical. "
target: Data Genomix Inc.
Data Genomix, is an award-winning software company that specializes in social media marketing applications for political, legal, and recruiting campaigns.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Neighborland, acquired IdeaMapr

synopsis: Neighborland is acquiring IdeaMapr, an online civic engagement platform funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. IdeaMapr is a simple tool to help local governments collaborate with their communities on civic decisions. IdeaMapr combines different methods of gathering feedback, such as surveys or maps or budgeting scenarios.
buyer: Neighborland
Neighborland is a communications platform (SaaS) that empowers civic organizations to collaborate with their stakeholders in an accessible, participatory, and equitable way. "
target: IdeaMapr
IdeaMapr is a simple tool to help local governments collaborate with their communities on civic decisions. IdeaMapr combines different methods of gathering feedback, such as surveys or maps or budgeting scenarios.
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closed 6/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Accela, Inc., acquired Envista Corporation

synopsis: Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired Envista, a Massachusetts-based provider of right-of-way management solutions that help more than 120 customers better manage more than 160,000 projects in the United States.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela’s Civic Cloud includes a complete platform, both packaged and tailored solutions and cloud-based, office, mobile and social applications to support government agency, business and citizen needs. "
target: Envista Corporation
Envista is an enterprise suite of dynamic map-based solutions delivered via the web, providing visibility and real-time insight into street projects and activities of all kinds that occur within the public right-of-way (ROW).
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closed 3/26/2013 via PR Newswire

MindMixer, acquired VoterTide

synopsis: MindMixer announced its acquisition of VoterTide, a non-partisan social media intelligence company that has been successfully activating audiences around hot topics and issues for political campaigns, non-profits and special interest groups using social media insight and news analysis technology.
buyer: MindMixer
MindMixer connects municipal decision makers and elected officials with their constituents in a cost-effective and engaging manner. Additionally, MindMixer provides an active and convenient way for citizens to be involved in guiding decisions and policy. "
target: VoterTide
VoterTide is a social media intelligence company for political campaigns, news outlets and issue oriented organizations to instantly make sense of the millions of tweets, Facebook updates, YouTube videos and news story sharing happening online every day.
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