Like Blair Corporation

closed 4/30/2007 via PR Newswire

Golden Gate Capital, acquired Blair Corporation

synopsis: Blair Corporation, a national catalog and multi-channel direct marketer of women's and men's apparel and home products, and Appleseed's Topco, Inc., a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, announced today that they have completed their transaction.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a leading private equity firm with $9 billion in capital under management. We generate superior returns for our investors through buyout and growth equity investments across a wide variety of industries. "
target: Blair Corporation
Blair Corporation, a multi-channel direct marketer of women’s, men’s and home fashions is ranked among America’s top ten consumer apparel catalogers. Employing over 2,100 associates, the Company boasts annual sales of nearly $500 million.
price ($mm)
$135
rev ($mm)
$433
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.1x
closed 11/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Wanderful Media, acquired CoffeeTable

synopsis: Wanderful Media announced an expansion of its offerings for retailers with the acquisition of CoffeeTable, a leading mobile and tablet catalog aggregation app for iPhone and iPad and website. CoffeeTable allows consumers to browse and shop their favorite brands' retail catalogs from one location.
buyer: Wanderful Media
Wanderful Media owns and operates Find&Save, a comprehensive collection of local sales available on FindnSave.com and on newspaper sites across the country in all 50 of the top 50 DMAs (designated market areas). "
target: CoffeeTable
CoffeeTable is an award-winning and leading iPhone and iPad app and website, enabling consumers to browse and shop their favorite brands' catalogs digitally from one location. CoffeeTable is a featured, top-ranked catalog app in the App Store and can be downloaded for free.
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announced 12/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

12 Retech Corporation, will acquire The J. Peterman Company L.L.C.

synopsis: 12 Retech Corporation, a provider of retail shopping technology that seamlessly combines cutting edge digital tech and social networking, will acquire a 51% stake in The J. Peterman Company, a retail company that sells clothing and fashion accessories primarily through catalogs and the Internet.
buyer: 12 Retech Corporation (OTCPK:DVGG.D:$0.53)
12 Retech's retail shopping technology seamlessly combines cutting edge digital tech and social networking to create a fun and unique shopping experience. 12 Retech fully integrates in-store, online, and mobile shopping experiences with its patented smart 12Mirrors, 12Mobile app, and 12Kiosks. "
target: The J. Peterman Company L.L.C.
Founded in 1987, The J. Peterman Company is a retail company that sells clothing and fashion accessories primarily through catalogs and the Internet. The company's catalogs use long copy to explain their products, and they illustrate their products with artwork as opposed to photographs.
price ($mm)
$0.21*
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closed 12/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

AmeriMark Direct, LLC, acquired LTD Commodities LLC

synopsis: AmeriMark Holdings LLC, a catalog and e-commerce direct marketer of apparel, home, healthcare and personal care products for the senior market, announced that it has acquired Illinois-based LTD Commodities LLC. LTD Commodities is a premier catalog and online merchandisers, featuring home, personal care and apparel, products for 55+ aged consumer.
buyer parent: JH Partners, LLC.
buyer: AmeriMark Direct, LLC
AmeriMark Holdings is a leading catalog and e-commerce direct marketer of healthcare, apparel, home and personal care products for the 65+ aged plus baby boomer and senior market. The Cleveland, Ohio-based business, AmeriMark Direct, has 8 distinctive catalog titles and e-commerce sites. "
target: LTD Commodities LLC
LTD Commodities is one of the country’s premier catalog and online merchandisers, featuring home, personal care and apparel, products for 55+ aged consumer. Based in Illinois, the company has been committed to selling top quality merchandise at tremendous value prices.
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closed 6/18/2009 via PR Newswire

Patriarch Partners, LLC, acquired Spiegel Brands Inc.

synopsis: Patriarch Partners, LLC announced that Signature Styles, LLC, a newly-formed company controlled by investment funds managed by Patriarch, has acquired substantially all of the operating assets of apparel catalogue company Spiegel Brands, Inc.
buyer: Patriarch Partners, LLC
Patriarch is a vertically-integrated private equity firm with robust in-house operational turn-around expertise. Founded in 2000, Patriarch was built upon a patented financial model designed to manage and monetize the distressed portfolios of financial institutions. "
target parent: Wells Fargo & Company
target: Spiegel Brands Inc.
Spiegel has long been the bellwether of women's apparel catalogs. The Company sells all types of apparel directly to customers under the Spiegel, Newport News, and Shape fx brands.
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announced 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Bluestem Brands, will acquire Orchard Brands

synopsis: Capmark Financial Group Inc. announced plans to acquire Orchard Brands Corporation, a leading national, multi-brand family of 13 catalog and eCommerce brands serving the boomer and senior demographics. The transaction will broaden and diversify the customer base and retail capabilities of Capmark’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Bluestem Brands, Inc.
buyer parent: Capmark Financial Group Inc
buyer: Bluestem Brands
Bluestem Brands, Inc. is a multi-brand, online retailer of a broad selection of name-brand and private label general merchandise serving low-to-middle income consumers nationwide. The company operates Fingerhut, Gettington.com and PayCheck Direct brands. "
target parent: Golden Gate Capital
target: Orchard Brands
Orchard Brands offers a family of catalog and web brands that offers endless options from fashion, footwear and accessories, to home and travel, beauty and grooming, gifting and more — all for mature adults, active retirees, boomers and senior alike.
price ($mm)
$410
rev ($mm)
$1,020
EBITDA ($mm)
$71
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
5.8x
closed 7/28/2008 via BusinessWire

Monomoy Capital Partners, acquired Missy Group

synopsis: Monomoy Capital Partners, L.P., a New York private equity fund that makes controlling investments in middle market companies, has acquired the assets and operations of the Missy Group from Redcats USA, Inc. a subsidiary of the Redcats Group, Inc., a business unit of the multinational French holding company PPR, S.A.
buyer: Monomoy Capital Partners
Monomoy Capital Partners, L.P. is a $280 million private equity fund that makes controlling investments in middle market companies. The Fund has completed 17 transactions in just over two years in the smaller end of the middle market and currently owns nine business. "
target parent: Redcats USA
target: Missy Group
The Missy Group is a leading catalog and internet retailer of value-priced clothing and accessories marketed under the Chadwick’s, metrostyle and Closeout Catalog Outlet brands.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
$300
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Picalike, acquired DailyDress

synopsis: The AI ​​company Picalike has bought the outfit advice startup DailyDress. Founder Jennifer Schäfer remains on board. Daily Dress, based in Germany, is an outfit consulting app. DailyDress offers its customers filtered out-of-the-box personalization based on the weather and occasion.
buyer: Picalike
Picalike (Hamburg, Germany) is one of the leading software as a service providers for visual technology empowering e-commerce. The product portfolio fueled by artificial intelligence boosts performance of online shops and market places. "
target: DailyDress
Daily Dress, based in Germany, is an outfit consulting app. DailyDress offers its customers filtered out-of-the-box personalization based on the weather and occasion.
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announced 5/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Style Cameos, will acquire Style Cameos

synopsis: Crestwell Resources Inc., a mineral exploration company, has entered into an agreement with Fabrice and Nadine Taylor to sell its assets related to its Style Cameos platform. Style Cameos is a media application and website designed to allow users to identify style-related items such as clothing or furniture that appear in movies and on television.
buyer: Style Cameos
Fabrice Taylor is the founder of Style Cameos and a Globe and Mail investment columnist who has been writing about capital markets for 15 years. Mr. Taylor began his career at The Globe and Mail in 1995. "
target parent: Crestwell Resources Inc.
target: Style Cameos
Style Cameos is a media application and website designed to allow users to identify style-related items such as clothing, accessories, or furniture that appear in movies and on television. Style Cameos provides a way for viewers to discover who makes the style items they have seen on the screen.
price ($mm)
$0.26
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announced 5/13/2015 via Reuters

Crestwell Resources Inc., will be merged with Style Cameos

synopsis: Crestwell Resources has signed a letter of intent to acquire assets related to a proposed business known as Style Cameos. Style Cameos is a media application and website designed to allow users to identify style-related items such as clothing, accessories, or furniture that appear in movies and on television.
buyer: Crestwell Resources Inc. (CSE:CER:$0.00)
Crestwell Resources Inc. is a Canada-based mineral exploration company. Crestwell’s principal property is Eagle Lake Property. The Eagle Lake Property is situated in northwestern Ontario, approximately 27 kilometers west-southwest of the city of Dryden. "
target: Style Cameos
Style Cameos is a media application and website designed to allow users to identify style-related items such as clothing, accessories, or furniture that appear in movies and on television. Style Cameos provides a way for viewers to discover who makes the style items they have seen on the screen.
price ($mm)
$0.21
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announced 8/27/2013 via Reuters

Senshukai Co., Ltd., will acquire Shufunotomo-Direct Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Senshukai Co., Ltd. announced that it has decided to acquire 4,555 shares (51.2% stake) of Shufunotomo-Direct Co., Ltd. Shufunotomo retails kid's clothing, toys, and shoes via catalog and internet orders.
buyer: Senshukai Co., Ltd.
Senshukai Co., Ltd. engages in the catalog mail order business in Japan. It offers fashion clothing and accessories, children’s clothing, interior goods, daily sundries, and maternity goods; and a range of food items. "
target parent: Jalux Inc
target: Shufunotomo-Direct Co., Ltd.
Shufunotomo-Direct Co., Ltd. retails kid's clothing, toys, and shoes via catalog and internet orders. It also publishes periodicals and provides advertising services. The company was founded in 1999, and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
price ($mm)
$1.75*
rev ($mm)
$41
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/13/2007 via

Kellwood Company, acquired Hanna Anderson

synopsis: Kellwood Company announced an agreement today to acquire Hanna Andersson Corporation, according to Robert C. Skinner, Jr., Kellwood chairman, president, and chief executive officer.
buyer: Kellwood Company (KWD:$0.00)
Kellwood Company is a leading women's apparel marketer. Their brands are designed to meet and exceed our consumers’ needs and expectations. Specializing in branded products, the Company markets to all channels of distribution with products and brands tailored to the specific channel. "
target: Hanna Anderson
Hanna Andersson, which is known for its superior quality and colorful designs, is a leading brand in the specialty children's apparel market. Utilizing a multi-channel distribution strategy, the products are marketed through the company's catalog, 18 retail stores and its website.
price ($mm)
$175
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wellstreet Partners AB, acquired Left or Right

synopsis: Wellstreet, a private entrepreneurially driven investment company in Sweden, has acquired Left or Right, a Sweden-based social decision app that allows users to give and receive instant fashion advice through their smartphones. Left or Right enables people to give advice, discover trends, and get personal advice from friends.
buyer: Wellstreet Partners AB
Wellstreet is a private entrepreneurially driven investment company and one of Scandinavia's most active investors in early stage startups. Wellstreet helps entrepreneurs and their companies grow and earn money within their first year after launch. "
target: Left or Right
Left or Right is a Sweden-based social decision app that allows users to give and receive instant fashion advice through their smartphones. Left or Right is a fashionable tool that enables people to give advice, discover trends, and get personal advice from friends and the Left or Right community.
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closed 12/28/2020 via BusinessWire

FedEx, acquired ShopRunner, Inc.

synopsis: FedEx Corp., an American multinational delivery services company, announced that it has acquired ShopRunner, the e-commerce platform that connects online shoppers with their favorite merchants and brands.
buyer: FedEx (FDX:$71,490.00)
FedEx provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce, and business services. They offer integrated business solutions through operating companies competing collectively, operating collaboratively and innovating under the respected FedEx brand. "
target parent: Kynetic
target: ShopRunner, Inc.
As the premier e-commerce platform, ShopRunner offers its members free two-day shipping, free returns, and member-exclusive discounts, and seamless checkout.
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announced 5/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

LOCONDO.jp, will acquire Fashion Walker, Inc.

synopsis: LOCONDO.jp, a Japanese e-commerce site offering a wide variety of fashion products, will acquire Fashion Walker from World Co., Ltd., a Japanese clothing company. Fashion Walker is an online fashion retailer in Japan. Fashion Walker's range of products include shirts, jackets, pants, skirts, bags, wallets, jewelry, hats, shoes, and more.
buyer: LOCONDO.jp (TSE:3558:$79.67)
Established in 2010, LOCONDO.jp is a Japanese e-commerce site offering a wide variety of fashion products. LOCONDO.jp offers popular fashion products for girls, boys, women, and men. Their products include shoes, shirts, bags, wallets, underwear, accessories, and more. "
target parent: WORLD Co. Ltd.
target: Fashion Walker, Inc.
Fashion Walker is an online fashion retailer in Japan. Fashion Walker offers a wide variety of fashion apparel and accessories from leading brands. Their range of products include shirts, jackets, pants, skirts, bags, wallets, jewelry, hats, shoes, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

iMedia Brands, Inc., acquired J.W. Hulme

synopsis: iMedia Brands, Inc., a global interactive media company, has acquired J.W. Hulme, an iconic, 114-year-old American e-commerce brand offering artisan-crafted accessories and apparel for both women and men.
buyer: iMedia Brands, Inc. (IMBI:$535.80)
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a global interactive media company that manages a growing portfolio of niche, lifestyle television networks and web service businesses, primarily in North America, for both English speaking and, soon, Spanish speaking audiences and customers. "
target parent: Olympus Holdings, LLC
target: J.W. Hulme
J.W. Hulme is an iconic, 114-year-old American e-commerce brand offering artisan-crafted accessories and apparel for both women and men.
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announced 10/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Go Global Retail, will acquire ModCloth

synopsis: Go Global Retail announced plans to acquire the assets of ModCloth, a digitally native retailer of unique women's fashion and accessories. ModCloth offers exclusive indie and vintage-inspired women's clothing, shoes, handbags and accessories for 18-35 year-old women.
buyer: Go Global Retail
Go Global Retail is a brand investment platform for strategic investors in the consumer sector. Go Global focuses on identifying attractive targets, investing appropriate capital, and creating value for both investors and acquisitions. "
target parent: Walmart
target: ModCloth
ModCloth is a digitally native lifestyle brand committed to inspiring personal style. ModCloth's lifestyle-driven assortment includes its signature line of feminine, vintage-inspired apparel, offered in a full range of sizes at price points with surprising value.
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closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Purple Style Labs, acquired Pernia's Pop Up Shop

synopsis: Purple Style Labs (PSL), a Mumbai-based premium fashion house, has acquired Pernia’s Pop-Up Shop (PPUS), a multi-brand ecommerce website in India. PPUS offers a diverse range of designer clothes, jewelry and accessories from leading fashion designers like Anamika Khanna, Babita Malkhani, Gaurav Gupta, Masaba, and more.
buyer: Purple Style Labs
Purple Style Labs (PSL) is a fashion house in India. PSL aspires to create a platform that gives their customers a memorable shopping experience and foster the growth of Indian brands. With an online and offline presence, PSL enables their customers to discover designer wear in unique settings. "
target: Pernia's Pop Up Shop
Pernia's Pop Up Shop (PPUS) is a a multi-brand ecommerce website in India. PPUS offers a diverse range of designer clothes, jewelry and accessories from leading fashion designers like Anamika Khanna, Babita Malkhani, Gaurav Gupta, Masaba, and more.
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announced 7/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

FNG Group NV, will acquire Ellos Group

synopsis: Nordic Capital has signed an agreement to sell Ellos Group to FNG NV. During Nordic Capital’s ownership, Ellos Group has become an e-commerce leader in fashion and home furnishings in the Nordic region, with the strong brands Ellos, Jotex, Stayhard and Homeroom.
buyer: FNG Group NV (ENXTBR:FNG:$573.57)
FNG is a fast-growing group of companies active throughout Europe. FNG designs and distributes clothing and footwear for women, children and men through its own concept stores at the best locations in Belgium and the Netherlands. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Ellos Group
Sweden-based Ellos Group – with online stores Ellos, Jotex, Stayhard and Homeroom – is the Nordic region’s leading e-commerce group. Working closely with its millions of customers, Ellos Group constantly strives to develop and offer attractive fashion and home furnishings for the entire family.
price ($mm)
$257
rev ($mm)
$277
EBITDA ($mm)
$24
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
10.9x
announced 6/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited, will acquire Jaypore E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail will acquire Jaypore, an Indian retailer that offers curated collections of handmade, handwoven and handcrafted apparel, jewellery, home textiles and accents.
buyer parent: Aditya Birla Group
buyer: Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited (BSE:535755:$1,169.11)
Aditya Birla Group sells in-house and other branded apparel via brick-and-mortar and online stores. Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. (ABFRL) emerged after the consolidation of the branded apparel businesses of Aditya Birla Group. "
target: Jaypore E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd.
Jaypore E-Commerce Private Limited sells ethnic fashion merchandise under its own brand Jaypore. Jaypore is a home-grown retailer that offers curated collections of handmade, handwoven and handcrafted apparel, jewellery, home textiles and accents, from all over India.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
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closed 4/30/2007 via PR Newswire

Golden Gate Capital, acquired Blair Corporation

synopsis: Blair Corporation, a national catalog and multi-channel direct marketer of women's and men's apparel and home products, and Appleseed's Topco, Inc., a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, announced today that they have completed their transaction.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a leading private equity firm with $9 billion in capital under management. We generate superior returns for our investors through buyout and growth equity investments across a wide variety of industries. "
target: Blair Corporation
Blair Corporation, a multi-channel direct marketer of women’s, men’s and home fashions is ranked among America’s top ten consumer apparel catalogers. Employing over 2,100 associates, the Company boasts annual sales of nearly $500 million.
price ($mm)
$135
rev ($mm)
$433
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.1x
announced 3/17/2021 via BusinessWire

Golden Gate Capital, will acquire Securly, Inc.

synopsis: Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity investment firm, will acquire Securly, the Silicon Valley-based student safety pioneers. Securly is an end-to-end student safety and device management platform serving more than 10 million students globally across 2,500 K-12 school districts.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm with over $17 billion of committed capital. The principals of Golden Gate Capital have a long and successful history of investing across a wide range of industries and transaction types. "
target: Securly, Inc.
Securly is the end-to-end student safety and device management platform for K–12. Securly’s unified solutions address the student digital experience from all angles, with industry-leading AI and cloud-based technologies.
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closed 2/25/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vector Solutions, acquired DiversityEdu

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leading provider of software solutions for learning, operational readiness, workforce management, and risk reduction, has acquired DiversityEdu, a leading provider of online Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) learning that helps organizations build diverse teams and inclusive cultures.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the engineering, construction, IT and education industries. Its brands deliver training, technology and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology."
target: DiversityEdu
DiversityEdu creates online learning, climate assessments, and implementation tools proven to build diverse and inclusive culture. Over 200,000 course-takers have completed DiversityEdu programs.
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closed 10/7/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Vector Solutions, acquired LiveSafe, Inc.

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leading provider of software solutions for learning, operational readiness, workforce management, and risk reduction, has acquired LiveSafe, a leading mobile risk intelligence solution for safety and security incident prevention, response, and communication.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the engineering, construction, IT and education industries. Its brands deliver training, technology and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology."
target: LiveSafe, Inc.
LiveSafe’s risk intelligence technology platform surfaces early warning insights and prevents serious safety and security incidents to mitigate operational risks, reduce financial losses, and make places safer for people to work, learn, and live.
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announced 1/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Accenture, will purchase Workday, Salesforce and U.S. MuleSoft Practices from The Sierra-Cedar Group

synopsis: Accenture, a global professional services company, has signed an agreement to acquire the Workday, Salesforce and U.S. MuleSoft practices from Sierra-Cedar. Sierra-Cedar offers a comprehensive, integrated portfolio of services across multiple technologies and industries.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$45,676.89)
Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance & create value for their stakeholders. "
seller parent: Golden Gate Capital
seller: The Sierra-Cedar Group
The acquisition includes the Workday, Salesforce and U.S. MuleSoft practices from Sierra-Cedar. Sierra-Cedar offers a comprehensive, integrated portfolio of services across multiple technologies and industries.
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closed 1/27/2020 via BusinessWire

LiveVox, Inc., acquired SpeechIQ

synopsis: LiveVox, the leading provider of customer service and digital engagement tools, announced the acquisition of SpeechIQ, an advanced speech analytics and quality management platform. The platform delivers an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution that drives agent productivity, operations efficiency, and improved customer engagement.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: LiveVox, Inc.
LiveVox is a leading provider of cloud contact center solutions. Through a patented PCI-certified cloud platform and redundant IP/MPLS mesh, LiveVox enables fast deployment of contact center solutions from the cloud, offering customers full control to manage their day-to-day business requirements. "
target parent: IQventures
target: SpeechIQ
Founded in 2015, SpeechIQ is an advanced speech analytics and quality management platform. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the platform delivers an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution that drives agent productivity, operations efficiency, and improved customer engagement.
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announced 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Infor, will acquire Intelligent InSites

synopsis: Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Intelligent InSites Inc., a leading provider of healthcare software and services leveraging location-based intelligence from real-time location systems (RTLS).
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Infor
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud, providing complete suites that are designed to support progress. With 16,500 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. "
target: Intelligent InSites
Intelligent InSites improves healthcare operational efficiency, patient flow and asset utilization with its location-based software solutions. Intelligent InSites automatically captures location data from RTLS, RFID, BLE and other IoT technologies and integrates it with other health IT systems.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BusinessWire

LiveVox, Inc., acquired Teckst

synopsis: LiveVox, the leading provider of customer service and digital engagement tools, announced the acquisition of privately-held Teckst, a leader in enterprise messaging, whose platform enables real-time interactions across all major and emerging messaging channels (e.g., SMS, WhatsApp, FB Messenger, and Viber).
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: LiveVox, Inc.
LiveVox is a leading provider of cloud contact center solutions. Through a patented PCI-certified cloud platform and redundant IP/MPLS mesh, LiveVox enables fast deployment of contact center solutions from the cloud, offering customers full control to manage their day-to-day business requirements. "
target: Teckst
Founded in 2014, Teckst enables real-time, human-to-human text and mobile messaging between brands and their customers. The application integrates seamlessly with CRMs, allowing support agents and sales reps to respond directly to SMS and chat messages within their current workflow.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BusinessWire

Golden Gate Capital, acquired Invo HealthCare Associates

synopsis: Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity investment firm, announced that it has acquired Invo Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of autism and childhood behavioral health services. Invo will continue to be led by Chief Executive Officer Anthony Manley and its current management team.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm with over $15 billion of committed capital. The principals of Golden Gate Capital have a long and successful history of investing across a wide range of industries and transaction types. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Invo HealthCare Associates
Invo Healthcare is a leading provider of behavioral health and therapeutic services to individuals with special needs and autism. The company serves more than 60,000 children annually in schools, homes and centers in 30 states nationwide.
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closed 7/24/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Vector Solutions, acquired IndustrySafe

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leader in industry-focused eLearning and performance support solutions, has acquired IndustrySafe, a leading safety management software provider that helps organizations efficiently record, track and trend safety data to improve workplace safety, ensure regulatory compliance, reduce risks, and save time and costs.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the engineering, construction, IT and education industries. Its brands deliver training, technology and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology."
target: IndustrySafe
IndustrySafe is a leading safety management software provider with over twenty years of experience in delivering safety solutions to their clients. Their product, IndustrySafe, is a web-based safety software that allows users to efficiently record, track and trend safety data.
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announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Golden Gate Capital, will acquire Ensemble Health Partners

synopsis: Ensemble Health Partners, a leading national revenue cycle management provider, will be acquired by Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity investment firm. Ensemble partners with hospitals across the United States to create real and lasting value through revenue cycle outsourcing and other services aimed at improving healthcare operations.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a privately held enterprise with over $15 billion in committed capital. They operate as a private holding company and recapitalize, restructure, and ultimately build meaningful businesses in partnership with management over an indefinite time horizon. "
target parent: Bon Secours Mercy Health
target: Ensemble Health Partners
Ensemble Health Partners specializes in full revenue cycle outsource solutions, denials and underpayments, analytics and workflow optimization, Epic optimization, and management services designed to identify immediate wins and create sustainable solutions that ensure long-term results.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Infor, acquired ReServe Interactive

synopsis: Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, announced the completed acquisition of Efficient Frontiers, Inc. dba ReServe Interactive. Headquartered in Livermore, Calif., ReServe Interactive is a leading provider of cloud-based sales and catering, restaurant reservations, and floor management software,
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Infor
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud, providing complete suites that are designed to support progress. With 16,500 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. "
target: ReServe Interactive
Headquartered in Livermore, Calif., ReServe Interactive is a leading provider of cloud-based sales and catering, restaurant reservations, and floor management software that serves the restaurant, sports and entertainment, event center, golf and country club, and hotel markets in the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 2/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Vector Solutions, acquired Halligan, Inc

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leader in industry-focused eLearning and performance support solutions, has acquired Halligan, the innovative developers of a leading mobile application for public safety agencies that streamlines routine maintenance inspections of trucks, tools, medical supplies, drugs, and other items logged in inventory records.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the architecture, engineering, construction, industrial, facilities management, public safety, IT and education industries. "
target: Halligan, Inc
Halligan is the easy and secure solution paid and volunteer fire departments across the nation trust for truck checks. With features ranging from apparatus checks, work orders, equipment management and budgeting, Halligan saves money while saving time.
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closed 1/30/2019 via Company Press Release

TargetSolutions, acquired Global Risk Innovations

synopsis: TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand offering the leading online training and operations management system for public safety agencies, announced its acquisition of Global Risk Innovations (GRI), a fire department software provider for first responders in Canada.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: TargetSolutions
TargetSolutions is the pioneer and leader in web-based training services for public entities under the name TargetSafety. They serve emergency responders and other public safety officials who serve their communities. "
target: Global Risk Innovations
Medteq Solutions CA Ltd. o/a Global Risk Innovations (GRI) is a Canadian corporation and is at the leading edge of computer managed applications that has assisted public and private entities to provide mandated training, records management, and emergency preparedness since 2006.
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closed 1/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Vector Solutions, acquired CrewSense

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leader in industry-focused eLearning and performance support solutions, expands its capabilities with the acquisition of CrewSense, the leading employee resourcing and human capital management software for mission-critical sectors including public safety, utilities, and manufacturing.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the architecture, engineering, construction, industrial, facilities management, public safety, IT and education industries. "
target: CrewSense
CrewSense is the leading employee resourcing and human capital management software for mission-critical sectors including public safety, utilities, and manufacturing. They are located in Grants Pass, OR.
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closed 11/29/2018 via BusinessWire

NeuStar, Inc., acquired TRUSTID

synopsis: Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, announced it has completed the acquisition of TRUSTID, the leading provider of caller authentication and fraud prevention systems for contact centers.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
As a global information services provider and the leader in Connection Science, Neustar has the most complete understanding of how to connect people, places, and things. Their marketing, risk, security, registry, and communications solutions help over 12,000 clients grow and guard their business. "
target: TRUSTID
TRUSTID serves organizations that need to authenticate callers to protect account access, prevent fraud or comply with regulations. Deploying its patented telephone network forensic approach, TRUSTID delivers caller authentication, identity and risk solutions.
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closed 11/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Golden Gate Capital, acquired Vector Solutions

synopsis: Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity investment firm, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, from Providence Equity Partners, a premier global private equity firm.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a privately held enterprise with over $15 billion in committed capital. They operate as a private holding company and recapitalize, restructure, and ultimately build meaningful businesses in partnership with management over an indefinite time horizon. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the architecture, engineering, construction, industrial, facilities management, public safety, IT and education industries.
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closed 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Infor, acquired GitLinks

synopsis: Infor, a global provider of business software, has acquired GitLinks, an open source risk management platform. GitLinks' SaaS platform helps improve developer efficiency, reduce re-development costs, and keep companies out of legal trouble with open source.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Infor
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud, providing complete suites that are designed to support progress. With 15,000 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. "
target: GitLinks
GitLinks is an open source risk management platform. Their SaaS platform helps improve developer efficiency, reduce re-development costs, and keep companies out of legal trouble with open source. GitLinks assesses the risks of all open source and can alert managers to issues as they arise.
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closed 10/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Christopher B. Munday, acquired 2020 Companies

synopsis: 2020 Companies, a premier, nationwide outsourced sales, merchandising and marketing agency, announced that Chairman and CEO Christopher B. Munday has acquired a controlling interest in the Company from Golden Gate Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm.
buyer: Christopher B. Munday
Christopher B. Munday is the Chairman and CEO of 2020 Companies. Chris has previously served as Chairman and CEO of several CPG and Golden Gate companies. He is based in Fort Worth, TX. "
target parent: Golden Gate Capital
target: 2020 Companies
2020 Companies is a sales and marketing agency that provides a turnkey outsourced solution to facilitate sales, marketing, merchandising, training, and events.
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closed 10/29/2018 via BusinessWire

NTT Data, Inc., acquired Sierra Systems

synopsis: NTT DATA Services, a leader in global technology services, has acquired Sierra Systems Group, Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of The Sierra-Cedar Group, Inc. Sierra Systems is a leading Canadian IT services and management consulting firm offering a full range of advisory, systems development and integration, and application managed services.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT Data, Inc. (TSE:9613:$21,453.51)
NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner. Its emphasis is on long-term commitments, combining global reach with local intimacy to provide premier professional services varying from consulting and systems development to outsourcing. "
target parent: Golden Gate Capital
target: Sierra Systems
Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and founded in 1966, Sierra Systems is a leading Canadian IT services and management consulting firm offering a full range of advisory, systems development and integration, and application managed services.
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closed 9/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Infor, acquired Vivonet, Inc.

synopsis: Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, announced it has acquired Vivonet, Inc., an industry leader in cloud-based hospitality solutions. Vivonet processes millions of transactions every month for thousands of customers across Canada and the United States.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Infor
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud, providing complete suites that are designed to support progress. With 15,000 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Vivonet, Inc.
Vancouver, BC-based Vivonet offers solutions for POS, kiosks, kitchen systems, payments, labor scheduling, and food and labor cost management. Vivonet products are deployed at more than 4,000 locations, with customers including Sodexo, Booster Juice, Burger 21, Pita Pit, and more.
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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 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 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.
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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 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$4,833.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

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

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

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

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

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

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

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

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

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

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

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

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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Neiman Marcus
Neiman Marcus
Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC is a luxury retailer dedicated to providing their customers with distinctive merchandise and superior service. Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC operations include the Specialty Retail Stores segment and the Online segment.
year
1998
rev ($mm)
$2,373.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$106.00
Employees
11800
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Ticker: NBRNF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
N Brown Group plc
N Brown Group plc
N Brown Group, and its principal subsidiary, JD Williams and Company Ltd, is a leading internet and catalogue home shopping company, with over 140 years of experience in the distance shopping market.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$753.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$118.20
EBIT ($mm)
$102.00
Net Income ($mm)
$81.00
Employees
3269
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Ticker: GPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gap Inc.
The Gap, Inc. is an American worldwide clothing and accessories retailer. The company operates five primary divisions: the namesake banner, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Intermix, and Athleta. Gap Inc. is the largest specialty retailer in the United States.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$15,472.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,983.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,382.00
Net Income ($mm)
$670.00
Employees
141000
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Ticker: XTRA:ZAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zalando SE
Zalando is Europe's leading online fashion platform- offering a broad assortment of fashion for men, women and children. We carry over 1.500 brands and over 150.000 product choices for over 17 million customers in 15 countries.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,323.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$310.99
EBIT ($mm)
$209.21
Net Income ($mm)
$127.22
Employees
13744
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Ticker: GCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genesco Inc
Genesco Inc
Genesco Inc., a Nashville-based specialty retailer, sells footwear, headwear, sports apparel and accessories in more than 2,800 retail stores and leased departments throughout the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and Germany.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2,917.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$226.25
EBIT ($mm)
$148.89
Net Income ($mm)
$95.55
Employees
18363
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Ticker: ARO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aéropostale, Inc.
Aéropostale, Inc.
Aeropostale®, Inc. is a primarily mall-based, specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories, principally targeting 14 to 17 year-old young women and men through its Aeropostale® stores.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$2,342.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$203.32
EBIT ($mm)
$138.22
Net Income ($mm)
$69.52
Employees
3872
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Ticker: AIM:BOO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boohoo.com
Boohoo.com
Boohoo.com is one of the fastest growing international etailers and has quickly evolved into a global fashion leader of its generation. Combining cutting-edge style with an affordable price tag, they design, source and market to 16-28 year olds worldwide.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$928.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.19
EBIT ($mm)
$69.46
Net Income ($mm)
$44.06
Employees
2126
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Ticker: ENXTPA:SRP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Showroomprive.com SARL
Showroomprive.com SARL
Showroomprive.com, SARL is an online fashion retailer, based in France. At the crossroads of fashion and innovation, Showroomprive.com offers daily to its members in France but also in eight other European countries, exclusive sales events on big brands up to 70% off.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$579.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.52
EBIT ($mm)
$9.59
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1000
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Ticker: ENXTBR:FNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FNG Group NV
FNG Group NV
FNG is a fast-growing group of companies active throughout Europe. FNG designs and distributes clothing and footwear for women, children and men through its own concept stores at the best locations in Belgium and the Netherlands.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$573.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$55.71
EBIT ($mm)
$33.46
Net Income ($mm)
$12.93
Employees
2345
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Ticker: OM:QLRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qliro Group
Qliro Group
Qliro Group is a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, and its operations constitute a leading Nordic e-commerce platform with attractive payment solutions. Qliro Group’s platform is used by more than 1,200 merchants, has around 250 million visits annually.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$505.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
910
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Ticker: OM:BOOZT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boozt AB
Boozt AB
Sweden-based Boozt is a Nordic technology company selling fashion and beauty online. They offer customers a curated and contemporary selection of brands, relevant to a variety of lifestyles, mainly through their multi-brand webstore Boozt.com.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$322.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.35
EBIT ($mm)
$7.44
Net Income ($mm)
$4.39
Employees
359
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Ticker: OM:RNBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RNB Retail and Brands
RNB Retail and Brands
RNB Retail and Brands owns, operates and develops fashion, clothing, accessories, jewelry and cosmetics stores that focus on providing excellent service and a world-class shopping experience. RNB has operations in ten countries.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$263.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.07
EBIT ($mm)
$7.44
Net Income ($mm)
$3.61
Employees
1028
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Ticker: AIM:MYSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MySale
MySale
MySale is a leading international online retailer with established online flash sales and retail websites in Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and the United Kingdom. Founded in 2007, the Group provides customers with access to outstanding brands and products at discounted prices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$186.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
471
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$14,638.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,859.73
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,510.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2,002.51
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,934.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$873.80
EBIT ($mm)
$821.70
Net Income ($mm)
$348.20
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,220.78
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$156.61
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
Employees
0
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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: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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