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Great Hill Partners LLC, acquired Storyblocks

synopsis: Storyblocks, the subscription-based stock media service, announced that it has been acquired by private equity firm Great Hill Partners. Storyblocks is the complete stock solution for creators and businesses alike, providing an unlimited library of high-quality royalty-free video, audio and images through cost-effective subscription plans.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
Great Hill Partners is a private equity firm targeting investments of $25 million to $500 million in high-growth companies across the consumer, digital infrastructure, financial technology, healthcare, and software sectors. "
target: Storyblocks
Storyblocks is the complete stock solution for creators and businesses alike, providing an unlimited library of high-quality royalty-free video, audio and images through cost-effective subscription plans.
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closed 10/13/2005 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired BananaStock Limited

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, JupiterImages (UK) Limited, has acquired all of the shares of BananaStock Limited for approximately U.S. $19.0 million in cash.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: BananaStock Limited
BananaStock, based in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, is a leading resource for royalty free digital images for business users and creative professionals.
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closed 6/5/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Workbook, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Workbook, Inc. from Alexis Scott. Workbook Stock, a division of Workbook, Inc., is a leading resource for high-end rights-managed images. Workbook Stock is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Workbook, Inc.
Workbookstock.com is the new e-commerce business from Workbook & Company. This rights-protected stock imagery site gives art directors access to a sophisticated collection of photography and illustration. There's a broad range of imagery to meet every commercial need.
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closed 2/2/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Stock Image S.A.S

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of Stock Image S.A.S for approximately U.S. $11.1 million in cash. Located in Paris, France, Stock Image is a leading resource for rights-managed images through its Stock Image brand and royalty-free images through its Pixland brand.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Stock Image S.A.S
Stock Image is a leading resource for rights-managed images through its Stock Image brand and royalty-free images through its Pixland (www.pixland.fr) brand.
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$11
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closed 1/5/2006 via BusinessWire

ShutterStock, acquired Photosights.com

synopsis: ShutterStock is pleased to announce that the acquisition of the assets of stock photo agency Photosights.com is now complete. Through the deal ShutterStock has increased its customer base, recruited new professional photographers to the site, and gained access to new images.
buyer: ShutterStock (NYSE:SSTK:$535.46)
Shutterstock is the largest subscription-based stock photo agency in the world. Its collection of premium photos, illustrations, and vectors combined with a selection of innovative, user-friendly subscription plans has made Shutterstock a trusted resource for an expanding global customer base. "
target: Photosights.com
Photosights.com is a subscription-based stock photography agency.
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closed 2/22/2017 via PR Newswire

Wix.com Ltd, acquired DeviantArt

synopsis: Wix.com Ltd. has announced that it has acquired DeviantArt, one of the world's largest online communities dedicated to artists, art enthusiasts and designers. The acquisition represents inherent opportunities in key growth areas for Wix including product development, brand recognition and increased traffic potential.
buyer: Wix.com Ltd (WIX:$640.22)
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with more than 100 million registered users worldwide. Through free and premium subscriptions, Wix empowers millions of businesses, organizations, professionals and individuals to take their businesses, brands and workflow online. "
target: DeviantArt
DeviantArt was created to entertain, inspire, and empower the artist and art lover in all of us. DeviantArt is home to over 40 million registered members worldwide and features an extensive platform used to exhibit, promote, and discover works and other members within a peer community.
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closed 5/9/2011 via GlobeNewswire

3D Systems Corporation, acquired The3dStudio.com

synopsis: 3D Systems Corporation, a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions, announced that it has acquired The3dStudio.com, a leading provider of 3D and 2D digital media libraries, offering over 1.7 million resources and expert support through a vibrant online marketplace exchange for consumers and professionals alike.
buyer: 3D Systems Corporation (DDD:$666.16)
3D Systems is a provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and custom part services. Its expertly integrated rapid prototyping and manufacturing solutions reduce the time and cost of designing new products and printing real parts directly from digital input. "
target: The3dStudio.com
The3dStudio.com is a leading provider of 3D and 2D images and resources including 3D models, textures, tutorials, plug-ins, gallery art, software, and stock photos and images.
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closed 12/19/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired HAAP Media Ltd

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has closed the acquisition of controlling ownership in HAAP Media Ltd.. With the closing of this deal, Jupitermedia has increased its ownership position from an initial 49.7% equity investment made in January 2006 to 90% in HAAP Media Ltd. Based in Budapest, Hungary, HAAP Media operates Stockxpert.com and Stock.xchng.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: HAAP Media Ltd
Based in Budapest, Hungary, HAAP Media operates two stock photo related Web sites: Stockxpert.com (www.stockxpert.com) and Stock.xchng (www.sxc.hu)
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closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired IFA Bilderteam GmbH

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired all of the shares of IFA Bilderteam GmbH. IFA Bilderteam is headquartered in Munich, Germany and has an office in Dusseldorf, Germany. IFA Bilderteam is a leading resource for rights-managed images. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
target: IFA Bilderteam GmbH
IFA Bilderteam is one of the Europe’s largest and most successful, comprehensive and independent universal Picture Agencies. At IFA-Bilderteam you will find the very best in copyrighted stock material in digitalised form.
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closed 2/9/2006 via BusinessWire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired iStock International, Inc.

synopsis: iStockphoto, the world's leading stock photography community, announced that it has been acquired by Getty Images, Inc., the world's leading creator and distributor of visual content.
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$0.00)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target: iStock International, Inc.
iStockphoto, the world's first, largest and most innovative community marketplace for digital imagery, pioneered the micropayment phenomenon in this industry, enabling buyers to license images for as little as a dollar.
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closed 12/14/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Agence Images

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, JupiterImages, has acquired all of the shares of Agence Images. Agence Images is a leading distributor of rights-managed digital images for business users and creative professionals. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Agence Images
Agence Images, with offices in Paris and Sophia Antipolis, France, is a leading distributor of rights-managed digital images for business users and creative professionals.
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closed 12/6/2005 via BusinessWire

JupiterImages Corporation, acquired Bigshot Media

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its JupiterImages division has acquired the assets of Bigshot Media and BBM.net in separate transactions. Bigshot Media is the world's first and largest collection of stock flash footage. BBM.net offers royalty-free flash music loops online. Terms of these acquisitions were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
buyer: JupiterImages Corporation
JupiterImages offers a powerful collection of premium digital image brands, giving you one-stop access for all your stock photography needs. "
target: Bigshot Media
Bigshot Media is the world's first & largest collection of stock flash imagery. They are dedicated to expanding the use of motion graphics & rich media imagery on the web & beyond. Bigshot Media also represents the finest collections of royalty free stock photography & footage from around the world.
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closed 4/20/2005 via BusinessWire

Getty Images, Inc., acquired Digital Vision Ltd.

synopsis: Getty Images, Inc., the world's leading imagery company, announced today that it has acquired London-based Digital Vision, one of the world's leading royalty-free photography businesses, for $165 million in cash.
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$0.00)
Getty Images, Inc. is one of the largest international providers of visual content to a diverse range of professional users of images, including advertising and design agencies, magazine, newspaper, broadcasters production companies and the growing area of the web and new media publishers. "
target: Digital Vision Ltd.
Digital Vision is a world-leading publisher of royalty-free digital creative content. Our photography, illustration, music and moving footage is used by designers, advertising agencies, publishers and corporate clients for all sorts of communications.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Madavor Media LLC, acquired Imaging Resource

synopsis: Madavor Media, LLC announced that it has acquired Imaging Resource, one of the most popular and trusted websites for camera and photography equipment reviews.  The website, which has millions of loyal followers, will continue to operate utilizing its experienced staff and contributors.
buyer: Madavor Media LLC
Madavor Media owns and operates enthusiast magazines on a variety of subjects from sports to music to health and wellbeing. Founded in 2004, Madavor Media develops and markets content for consumers who are passionate about their interests. "
target: Imaging Resource
Imaging Resource (IR) has been a reliable and respected source of unbiased, detailed reviews of consumer and professional photo gear for over 20 years. IR pioneered the use of standardized test images shot under controlled conditions they developed in-house.
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closed 12/20/2012 via Forbes

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Behance

synopsis: Adobe announced that it is acquiring Behance, “a leading online social media platform that enables creatives to showcase and share their work,” to become part of their Creative Cloud suite of tools and online services for designers. The privately-held portfolio powerhouse has one million members and also host portfolios.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$11,171.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe Systems Incorporated’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Behance
Behance's core product is the Behance Network, the leading platform for creative professionals across all industries. Members create multi-media portfolios that showcase their work within the Network, as well as throughout partner sites and organizations, and the industry-specific Served Sites.
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closed 7/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired Cynopsis Media LLC

synopsis: Access Intelligence, a b-to-b media and information company, has acquired Cynopsis Media, the publisher of daily and weekly eletters for the television, digital media, kids marketing and sports media businesses. Cynopsis Media publishes the Cynopsis daily covering the latest news in the TV business.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the media, PR, cable, healthcare management, defense, chemical engineering, satellite and aviation markets. "
target: Cynopsis Media LLC
Cynopsis Media is publisher of five free trade publications for the television, media, digital, and sports TV industries. Its flagship edition, Cynopsis, launched in 1997 as a simple internal memo created to keep a Sales Team updated and informed. Cynopsis also publishes four daily e-publications.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

ShootProof, acquired Cole's Classroom

synopsis: ShootProof, a leading global provider of online gallery software and related services for professional and semi-professional photographers, announced the acquisition of Cole's Classroom, an online education platform offering creative and entrepreneurial education to photographers around the world.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShootProof
ShootProof is a leading provider of online gallery software and sales tools for professional and semi-professional photographers around the world. Founded in 2010, ShootProof serves tens of thousands of photographers in 38 countries, offering 18 different languages for galleries. "
target: Cole's Classroom
Cole's Classroom is an online education platform offering creative and entrepreneurial education to photographers around the world. Over half a million photographers have viewed more than 11 million minutes of online instruction via Cole's Classroom.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bandsintown, acquired Hypebot.com

synopsis: Bandsintown, a leading platform for letting music fans know about upcoming concerts by their favorite artists, has acquired Hypebot, a news site publishing stories about the music industry and technology, and its sister site MusicThinkTank.
buyer parent: Cellfish Media, LLC
buyer: Bandsintown
Bandsintown improves the concert-going experience for millions of fans around the world and helps thousands of artists of all sizes and genres to better connect with their core audience. The family of Bandsintown apps has attracted over 50 million concert-goers. "
target: Hypebot.com
Hypebot, and its sister site MusicThinkTank, are news sites publishing stories about the music industry and technology. Launched in 2004, Hypebot chronicles with an artists centric point of view, the rising new music industry and its intersections with technology.
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closed 9/13/2018 via Company Press Release

Hal Leonard Corporation, acquired Groove 3

synopsis: Hal Leonard, the world's largest publisher of music performance and instructional materials, has acquired Groove3, a leading website specializing in music technology tutorial videos. Since 2003, Groove3 has been a trusted website for musicians who need to learn about the latest music technology.
buyer parent: Seidler Equity Partners
buyer: Hal Leonard Corporation
Hal Leonard Corporation is a print music publishing company founded in 1947 headquartered in Milwaukee, WI. It is the largest sheet music publisher in the world. In its more than 200,000 available titles, Hal Leonard represents in print many of the world's best known artists. "
target: Groove 3
Groove3 is a leading website specializing in music technology tutorial videos. Since 2003, Groove3 has been a trusted website for musicians who need to learn about the latest music technology.
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announced 4/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Snappr Pty. Ltd., will acquire Photographers.com.au

synopsis: On-demand photography start-up Snappr will take over Photographers.com.au, one of Australia's largest advertising platforms for professional photographers. With about 5000 registrants, Photographers.com.au offers a user generated photographers directory where people can search, find and hire the services of a photographer.
buyer: Snappr Pty. Ltd.
Snappr is an online marketplace for on-demand professional photographers. They connect professional photographers with businesses and consumers who need quality photography for an amazing price. They offer photographers for events, graduations, fashion, portraits, real estate and more. "
target: Photographers.com.au
Photographers.com.au is one of Australia's largest advertising platforms for professional photographers with about 5000 registrants. It offers a user generated photographers directory where people can search, find and hire the services of a photographer.
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closed 6/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Great Hill Partners LLC, acquired Storyblocks

synopsis: Storyblocks, the subscription-based stock media service, announced that it has been acquired by private equity firm Great Hill Partners. Storyblocks is the complete stock solution for creators and businesses alike, providing an unlimited library of high-quality royalty-free video, audio and images through cost-effective subscription plans.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
Great Hill Partners is a private equity firm targeting investments of $25 million to $500 million in high-growth companies across the consumer, digital infrastructure, financial technology, healthcare, and software sectors. "
target: Storyblocks
Storyblocks is the complete stock solution for creators and businesses alike, providing an unlimited library of high-quality royalty-free video, audio and images through cost-effective subscription plans.
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closed 8/5/2020 via GlobeNewswire

One Inc Software Corporation, acquired Invenger Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: One Inc, a leading provider of digital payment platforms for the insurance industry, has acquired Invenger Technologies, Inc., including its flagship digital claims payment product, Invenger-InsurPay. The acquisition enables One Inc to add a powerful and proven solution to its digital payments platform.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: One Inc Software Corporation
One Inc is a leading provider of digital payment platforms for the insurance industry. The One Inc Digital Payments Platform combines multi-channel digital communications with electronic payment processing and disbursement, creating a frictionless premiums and claims payments experience. "
target: Invenger Technologies, Inc.
Invenger is a digital payments platform leader for Property & Casualty insurance carriers. With its Invenger-InsurPay and InsurCollect payment solutions, Invenger provides insurers with a comprehensive premium and claims payment experience that digital customers require.
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closed 6/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Great Hill Partners LLC, acquired Storyblocks

synopsis: Storyblocks, the subscription-based stock media service, announced that it has been acquired by private equity firm Great Hill Partners. Storyblocks is the complete stock solution for creators and businesses alike, providing an unlimited library of high-quality royalty-free video, audio and images through cost-effective subscription plans.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
Great Hill Partners is a private equity firm targeting investments of $25 million to $500 million in high-growth companies across the consumer, digital infrastructure, financial technology, healthcare, and software sectors. "
target: Storyblocks
Storyblocks is the complete stock solution for creators and businesses alike, providing an unlimited library of high-quality royalty-free video, audio and images through cost-effective subscription plans.
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closed 2/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Great Hill Partners LLC, acquired One Inc Software Corporation

synopsis: Great Hill Partners has acquired a majority of One Inc, an insurance payments provider, via a recapitalization. One Inc was established to help insurers deliver a frictionless payment experience through software solutions. One Inc offers an industry-leading digital payments platform designed to integrate with insurance core systems.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
Great Hill Partners is a private equity firm targeting investments of $25 million to $500 million in high-growth companies across the consumer, digital infrastructure, financial technology, healthcare, and software sectors. "
target: One Inc Software Corporation
One Inc was established to help insurers deliver a frictionless payment experience through software solutions developed by people who truly understand insurance. One Inc offers an industry-leading digital payments platform designed to integrate with insurance core systems.
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closed 2/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cards Against Humanity, acquired ClickHole

synopsis: Cards Against Humanity,  the company behind the card game of the same name, has acquired the satirical site ClickHole from G/O Media. ClickHole is a satirical website formerly owned by The Onion that parodies clickbait websites such as BuzzFeed and Upworthy.
buyer: Cards Against Humanity
Cards Against Humanity, LLC is a Chicago-based game design firm. Following a successful Kickstarter project, their first product, Cards Against Humanity, became the top-selling game on Amazon.com and has sold out three printings. "
target parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
target: ClickHole
ClickHole is a satirical website formerly owned by The Onion that parodies clickbait websites such as BuzzFeed and Upworthy. It was launched on June 12, 2014, in conjunction with The Onion's decision to stop its print edition and shift its focus exclusively to the internet.
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closed 2/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Great Hill Partners LLC, acquired VersaPay

synopsis: Great Hill Partners, a leading growth-oriented private equity firm, has acquired VersaPay Corporation, a Canadian Fintech company and provider of cloud-based invoice-to-cash solutions. VersaPay's solutions enable businesses to provide a superior customer experience, streamline financial operations, and reduce Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) and costs.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
Great Hill Partners is a private equity firm targeting investments of $25 million to $500 million in high-growth companies across the consumer, digital infrastructure, financial technology, healthcare, and software sectors. "
target: VersaPay (TSXV:VPY:$5.88)
VersaPay is a Canadian Fintech company and leading provider of cloud-based invoice-to-cash solutions, enabling businesses to provide a superior customer experience, get paid faster, streamline financial operations, and dramatically reduce Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) and costs.
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announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Great Hill Partners LLC, Spectrum Equity, will acquire Varicent Software Incorporated

synopsis: Great Hill Partners and Spectrum Equity are to acquire assets of IBM’s sales performance management business, Varicent. Varicent is a global pioneer in Incentive Compensation and Sales Performance Management that delivers innovative, industry-leading solutions for finance, sales, human resources and IT departments.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Spectrum Equity
Great Hill Partners is a private equity firm that seeks to partner with rapidly growing middle-market companies across a wide range of sectors including financial technology, healthcare, digital media & consumer, cloud & IT infrastructure, and software. "
target parent: IBM
target: Varicent Software Incorporated
Varicent is a global pioneer in Incentive Compensation and Sales Performance Management that delivers innovative, industry-leading solutions for finance, sales, human resources and IT departments in high-performing companies across industries.
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closed 9/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Warburg Pincus, acquired Qualifacts Systems Inc.

synopsis: Qualifacts, one of the largest Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) electronic health record providers (EHR) for behavioral health and human service organizations, announced that Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, has acquired the company from the previous investor, Great Hill Partners.
buyer: Warburg Pincus
Warburg Pincus LLC is a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing. The Firm has more than $65 billion in private equity assets under management. The Firm's active portfolio of more than 185 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography. "
target parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
target: Qualifacts Systems Inc.
Qualifacts is one of the most trusted technology providers of Electronic Health Records (EHR) for behavioral health and human services organizations. As a strategic partner, Qualifacts and its EHR platform, CareLogic, helps customers focus on client care by optimizing efficiency and productivity.
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Great Hill Partners LLC, acquired EnterpriseDB Corporation

synopsis: EnterpriseDB, a company that delivers an open source-based data management platform, optimized for greater scalability, security, and reliability, announced it has been acquired by Great Hill Partners, a leading growth-oriented private equity firm.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
Great Hill Partners is a private equity that seeks to partner with rapidly growing middle market companies operating in the following sectors: business services, financial technology, healthcare technology, Internet, logistics, media/communications, eCommerce, software and transaction processing. "
target: EnterpriseDB Corporation
EnterpriseDB delivers an open source-based data management platform, optimized for greater scalability, security, and reliability. EDB Postgres makes organizations smarter while reducing risk and complexity with enterprise-proven management tools, security enhancements and Oracle compatibility.
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closed 5/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Intapp, Inc., acquired OnePlace Pte Ltd

synopsis: Intapp, a Professional Services Platform, has acquired OnePlace, a Client Lifecycle Management solution, built on the Salesforce platform, specifically for the Professional Services industry.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Intapp, Inc.
Intapp provides software and services that enable professional services and capital markets firms to thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace, enhancing their ability to win more business, operate efficiently, manage risk and drive project and client success. "
target: OnePlace Pte Ltd
OnePlace is a Client Lifecycle Management solution, built on the Salesforce platform, specifically for the Professional Services industry. The OnePlace team has built a strong track record of planning, implementing and supporting successful CLM projects worldwide with expertise and passion.
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closed 4/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Great Hill Partners LLC, acquired Gizmodo

synopsis: Great Hill Partners, a leading growth-oriented private equity firm, announced it has acquired the Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion, a collection of premium digital content producers, from Univision Communications Inc. The combined assets will form a new company named G/O Media Inc.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
Great Hill Partners is a private equity that seeks to partner with rapidly growing middle market companies operating in the following sectors: business services, financial technology, healthcare technology, Internet, logistics, media/communications, software and transaction processing. "
target parent: Univision Communications Inc.
target: Gizmodo
Gizmodo is an online magazine that provides information and articles related to technology, design, and social trends. The acquisition also includes The Onion, an American satirical digital media company and newspaper organization that publishes articles on international, national, and local news.
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closed 4/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Intapp, Inc., acquired gwabbit

synopsis: Intapp, a leader in cloud solutions for the global professional and financial services industry, announced the acquisition of gwabbit, the market leader in enterprise relationship management (ERM), relationship intelligence and data quality management (DQM) for professional services firms.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Intapp, Inc.
Intapp provides software and services that enable professional services and capital markets firms to thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace, enhancing their ability to win more business, operate efficiently, manage risk and drive project and client success. "
target: gwabbit
gwabbit is the world’s leading provider of automated email contact and relationship intelligence solutions for professional solutions. gwabbit automatically manages contact and relationship data, ensuring the highest level of accuracy.
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closed 4/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Evolve IP, acquired Jog.ai Inc.

synopsis: Evolve IP, a provider of cloud computing and cloud communications services, has acquired Jog.ai, a speech analytics and natural language technology firm. Jog.ai provides an automated call recording and transcribing solution that creates a ‘screenplay’ for calls. The interactive screenplay allows users to flag important moments for fast reference.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Evolve IP
Evolve IP delivers customized strategies and integrated services for both cloud computing and communications; solutions that are designed to work together and with the applications already used in their clients' businesses. "
target: Jog.ai Inc.
Jog.ai is a speech analytics and natural language technology firm. Jog.ai provides an automated call recording and transcribing solution that creates a ‘screenplay’ for calls. The screenplay is clickable, copiable, and sharable and allows users to flag important moments for fast reference.
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closed 2/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

DiscoverOrg, LLC, acquired Zoom Information

synopsis: DiscoverOrg announced that it has acquired Zoom Information, Inc (ZoomInfo). The two companies are coming together to provide sales, marketing, and recruiting professionals access to the most trusted and comprehensive B2B data available in the market.
buyer: DiscoverOrg, LLC
DiscoverOrg is the leading global sales and marketing intelligence tool. DiscoverOrg’s solutions provide a constant stream of accurate and actionable company, contact, and buying intelligence that can be used to find, connect with, and sell to target buyers more effectively. "
target parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
target: Zoom Information
Zoom Information, Inc. (ZoomInfo) is the world’s most comprehensive B2B data provider. ZoomInfo's Growth Acceleration Platform combines the most comprehensive B2B database with integrated tools to help companies optimize marketing effectiveness, jump-start growth, and maximize profitability.
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closed 1/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Vatica Health, acquired CareSync

synopsis: Vatica Health, the leader in provider- centric risk adjustment and clinical quality solutions for health plans and risk-bearing entities, announced it has closed on its acquisition of CareSync’s technology. CareSync is a best-in-class technology platform for coordinating care and improving outcomes of people suffering from chronic conditions.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Vatica Health
Vatica Health is a developer of risk software and other healthcare technology products for health plans and providers. Vatica's platform represents the next generation of risk adjustment, quality of care, and quality of coding. "
target: CareSync
CareSync combines people, technology and data to connect doctors, patients and caregivers, reducing the paper chase burden for MDs and delivering better care to happier patients, including Chronic Care Management for Medicare, CPC+, Annual Wellness Visits and Transitional Care Management services.
price ($mm)
$1.00
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closed 12/21/2018 via BusinessWire

Ikon Science, acquired Perigon

synopsis: Ikon Science, a leader in GeoPrediction technology, announced it has wholly acquired Perigon Solutions, specialists in wellbore data management and visualization solutions. Perigon is based in the UK with an office in Houston, Texas.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Ikon Science
Ikon Science develops software technology for the oil & gas industries. Their RokDoc platform brings the expertise and innovation required to build knowledge and confidence in sub-surface decision-making, predicting safer, cheaper and more efficient exploration, reservoir optimisation and drilling. "
target: Perigon
Perigon is a software company, with a focus on visualization, integration and data management. Providing proven solutions for managing and visualizing subsurface wellbore data. They are based in the UK with an office in Houston, Texas.
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Great Hill Partners LLC, acquired Ikon Science

synopsis: Ikon Science announced that Great Hill Partners, a leading Boston-based private equity firm, has acquired their global business. Ikon Science develops quantitative subsurface software technology and solutions that increase the value of oil and gas reserves while reducing drilling costs and operational uncertainty.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
Great Hill Partners is a private equity that seeks to partner with rapidly growing middle market companies operating in the following sectors: business services, financial technology, healthcare technology, Internet, logistics, media/communications, software and transaction processing. "
target: Ikon Science
Ikon Science develops software technology for the oil & gas industries. Their RokDoc platform brings the expertise and innovation required to build knowledge and confidence in sub-surface decision-making, predicting safer, cheaper and more efficient exploration, reservoir optimisation and drilling.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Zoom Information, acquired Datanyze

synopsis: ZoomInfo, the leading growth acceleration platform for sales and marketing teams, has announced the acquisition of Datanyze, the leader in technographics -- real-time insights based on a company's technology choices and buying signals.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Zoom Information
Zoom Information, Inc. (ZoomInfo) is the world’s most comprehensive B2B data provider. ZoomInfo's Growth Acceleration Platform combines the most comprehensive B2B database with integrated tools to help companies optimize marketing effectiveness, jump-start growth, and maximize profitability. "
target: Datanyze
Datanyze is the leader in technographics -- real-time insights based on a company's technology choices and buying signals. With technographics, they help their customers find great accounts and convert them into customers.
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closed 8/14/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Intapp, Inc., acquired DealCloud

synopsis: Intapp, a leading provider of industry solutions for the $2 trillion global professional services industry, announced the acquisition of DealCloud, which specializes in CRM and deal management for investment banking and private equity firms.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Intapp, Inc.
Intapp provides software and services that enable professional services and capital markets firms to thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace, enhancing their ability to win more business, operate efficiently, manage risk and drive project and client success. "
target: DealCloud
DealCloud is a pioneer in M&A software and a global leader in providing deal management, workflow and technology solutions to capital markets firms, including private equity and growth capital firms, sell-side banks, publicly traded companies and debt capital investors.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/20/2018 via PR Newswire

Evolve IP, acquired AiTech

synopsis: Evolve IP, a provider of cloud computing and cloud communications services, has acquired AiTech, a provider of voice and data services to small and medium-sized businesses. AiTech offers unified communications, IP phone systems, and data solutions. Their Hosted PBX solution helps businesses simplify system management while maximizing productivity.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Evolve IP
Evolve IP delivers customized strategies and integrated services for both cloud computing and communications; solutions that are designed to work together and with the applications already used in their clients' businesses. "
target: AiTech
AiTech is a provider of affordable, reliable voice and data services to small and medium-sized businesses. AiTech offers unified communications, IP phone systems, and data solutions. Their Hosted PBX solution is a cloud based service that simplifies system management while maximizing productivity.
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closed 7/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Reward Gateway, acquired Brand Integrity

synopsis: Reward Gateway, a London-based HR technology firm, has acquired Brand Integrity, an employee engagement software and consulting company that helps businesses build the right environment for employee engagement and drive measurable and sustainable culture change.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Reward Gateway
Reward Gateway helps more than 1,700 of the world's leading companies to attract, engage and retain their best people with an employee engagement platform that brings employee benefits, discounts and perks, reward and recognition, employee wellbeing and employee feedback into one unified hub. "
target: Brand Integrity
Brand Integrity is an employee engagement software and consulting company that helps businesses build the right environment for employee engagement and drive measurable and sustainable culture change.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

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

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

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

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

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

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,081.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$857.00
EBIT ($mm)
$822.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,277.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$670.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$215.55
EBIT ($mm)
$199.55
Net Income ($mm)
$178.52
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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