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closed 7/9/2007 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired Juris, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis today announced it has acquired Nashville-based Juris, Inc., the leading provider of time, billing, and accounting software for mid-sized law firms.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading provider of information and services solutions, including its flagship Web-based Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) research services, to a wide range of professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. "
target: Juris, Inc.
Juris, Inc. developes technology exclusively for law practices. Experience, focus, client communications and leadership in the industry have given Juris the perspective and knowledge to develop powerful technology tailored exclusively for the modern law practice.
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announced 10/8/2015 via PR Newswire

Roper Technologies, Inc., will acquire ADERANT Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Roper Technologies, a company that designs and develops software, and engineered products and solutions, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aderant Holdings, Inc., a global provider of comprehensive business management software for law and other professional services firms.
buyer: Roper Technologies, Inc. (ROP:$5,777.80)
Roper Technologies is a constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and the Russell 1000 indices. Roper designs and develops software, and engineered products and solutions for healthcare, transportation, food, energy, water, education and other niche markets worldwide. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: ADERANT Holdings, Inc.
Aderant is a global provider of comprehensive business management software for law and other professional services firms. Aderant supports nearly 3,200 clients in more than 30 countries, representing 77 of the top 100 Global Law Firms and more than 88 percent of the Am Law 200.
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closed 11/3/2008 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Aderant

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners announced that it has completed the acquisition of Aderant Holdings Inc. Aderant is a leading global provider of integrated, mission-critical applications for law firms and professional services organizations.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a private equity firm with $1 billion in capital focused on investing in dynamic, successful software and technology-enabled businesses. Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams who have a long-term perspective and are committed leadership in their markets. "
target: Aderant
Aderant offers a comprehensive suite of solutions, consisting of financial, resource, and practice management software that enables law firms and other services organizations of all sizes to maximize operational efficiencies.
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closed 3/6/2013 via PR Web

eDirect Impact, LLC merged with Elijah Technologies Ltd.,

synopsis: Elijah Technologies Ltd., an industry leader in computer forensic and eDiscovery services headquartered in Chicago, has merged with eDirect Impact LLC, a Houston-based developer of eDiscovery project management software and provider of eDiscovery and SaaS hosting services.
buyer: Elijah Technologies Ltd.
Elijah Technologies, an industry leader in computer forensic and eDiscovery services, provides expert guidance regarding the most expeditious and economical manner in which to produce electronic documents, and identifying important issues relating to evidence. "
target: eDirect Impact, LLC
eDirect Impact LLC is a Houston-based developer of eDiscovery project management software and provider of eDiscovery and SaaS hosting services to law firms and corporate counsel departments. Their services include discovery workflow management solutions and litigation data hosting services.
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closed 6/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Inventus, LLC, acquired Kooby LLP

synopsis: Inventus Solutions, Inc., a top-tier international legal process outsourcing services provider to Fortune 1000 corporations, global law firms and government agencies, announced it has acquired Kooby LLP, a UK-based software development company focused on providing leading project management solutions for complex eDiscovery matters.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Inventus, LLC
Inventus is an international discovery management practice focused on helping clients reduce the costs and risks associated with the discovery process through the effective use of leading technology solutions. "
target: Kooby LLP
Kooby is a software provider specializing in the custom development of legal support applications. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in the UK, Kooby has developed a unique project management system called Advanced Management Platform (“AMP”).
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closed 6/1/2022 via BusinessWire

SurePoint, acquired Coyote Analytics, LLC

synopsis: SurePoint Technologies, the leading cloud provider of financial and practice management solutions for law firms, announced its acquisition of Coyote Analytics, a software development and services firm focused on building the best law firm solutions for the legal marketplace.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: SurePoint
SurePoint Technologies is a leading provider of financial and practice management software to law firms nationwide. For more than 40 years, law firms have relied on SurePoint's award-winning enterprise software to drastically improve workflow and maximize financial performance. "
target: Coyote Analytics, LLC
Coyote Analytics is a software development and services firm focused on building the best law firm solutions for the legal marketplace.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Iridium Technology LLC, acquired Smart Time

synopsis: Iridium Technology, a leading provider of business intelligence and financial analytics for law firms, has acquired Smart Time Apps, a provider of timekeeping software for law, accounting, and consulting firms. Smart Time offers an all-in-one timekeeping platform with desktop time entry, time capture, billing guidelines and mobile modules.
buyer: Iridium Technology LLC
Iridium Technology is a global firm specifically focused on business intelligence, profitability, and financial management for legal and professional services firms. Iridium's mission is to make sure that firms receive maximum value for their investment. "
target: Smart Time
Smart Time Apps is a provider of timekeeping software for law, accounting, and consulting firms. Smart Time offers an all-in-one timekeeping platform with desktop time entry, time capture, billing guidelines and mobile modules. Their solution helps firms to improve their efficiency and productivity.
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closed 9/22/2020 via BusinessWire

ASG LegalTech, acquired Headnote

synopsis: ASG LegalTech, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, has acquired Headnote, a novel online payments platform providing compliant ePayments and AR management for law firms of all sizes. Headnote is the latest addition to ASG LegalTech’s platform of rapidly growing legal SaaS products, including PracticePanther, Bill4Time, and MerusCase.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: ASG LegalTech
ASG LegalTech is a novel and rapidly growing legal technology business that offers a suite of product solutions to allow lawyers to automate their firms, get more done in less time, and focus on practicing law. "
target: Headnote
Headnote is an industry leader for compliant ePayments and Accounts Receivables Automation. Headnote replaces outdated and cumbersome manual tracking with personalized AR dashboards operating in real-time to manage payments, analytics, and automated collections.
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closed 3/9/2016 via Market Wire

Mitratech, Inc., acquired Viewabill

synopsis: Mitratech, the market-leading provider of Enterprise Legal Management solutions, announced it has acquired Viewabill, a company that provides corporate clients with real-time insight into their law firms' activities and time entries through web and mobile app access by integrating with law firm time and billing systems.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Mitratech, Inc.
Mitratech is the most trusted, market-leading provider of fully-integrated Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) solutions for over 750 global legal departments of all sizes, representing 7 of the Fortune 10, almost 40% percent of the Fortune 500, and over 100,000 users in over 150 countries. "
target: Viewabill
Viewabill provides corporate clients with real-time insight into their law firms' activities and time entries through web and mobile app access by integrating with law firm time and billing systems.
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closed 12/16/2015 via PE Hub

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Abacus Data Systems

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners made a majority investment in Abacus Data Systems Inc ., a provider of management software for legal firms. Founded in 1983, Abacus provides automation software for law practices. Its cloud-based platform, AbacusLaw, assists with case management, time, billing and accounting operations.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with over $40 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence has become the leading equity investment firm focused on the media, communications, education and information industries. "
target: Abacus Data Systems
Abacus provides automation software for law practices. Its cloud-based platform, AbacusLaw, assists with case management, time, billing and accounting operations. Abacus also provides remote access and mobile synchronization as well as conflict-of-interest checking, reporting and data capture.
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closed 4/18/2012 via Company Press Release

ADERANT Holdings, Inc., acquired Omega Legal Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Aderant announced that it has acquired practice management system vendor Omega Legal Systems. Omega clients will now have access to the extensive resources, expertise, and broad product portfolio that Aderant offers, giving them a financially strong partner who is on the forefront of technology and focused on client success.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: ADERANT Holdings, Inc.
Aderant is a global provider of comprehensive business management software for law and professional services firms. Its suite of solutions includes: business development, calendar/docket matter management with built-in court rules, client relationship management, and more. "
target: Omega Legal Systems, Inc.
Omega Legal Systems' ability to track fee income by working attorney, innovative billing strategies such as e-billing, integrated Client Relationship Management (CRM), use of client-server technology, object-oriented programming techniques, integrated Business Intelligence and more.
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closed 10/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Thomson Reuters, acquired Serengeti Law

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that it has acquired Serengeti Law, the most widely used and highest-rated matter management system for corporate legal departments.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$6,348.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Serengeti Law
Legal Systems Holding Company is a privately held corporation doing business as Serengeti Law. Their legal e-billing and matter management platform is their only service, and it has earned unprecedented acceptance for a new technology in the legal profession.
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closed 9/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Mitratech, Inc., acquired Acuity ELM

synopsis: Mitratech, a leading global provider of legal and compliance software, has acquired Acuity ELM, a cloud based legal management solution. Acuity ELM helps small and mid-size corporate legal teams to streamline workflows and reduce legal spend. They offer solutions for e-billing, matter management, claims defense, and legal hold.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Mitratech, Inc.
Mitratech is a proven global technology partner for corporate legal, risk, and compliance professionals, offering a proven portfolio of end-to-end solutions that spread operational best practices throughout the enterprise, standardizing processes, and accelerating time-to-value. "
target: Acuity ELM
Acuity ELM is a cloud based legal management solution. Acuity ELM helps small and mid-size corporate legal teams to streamline workflows, reduce legal spend, and improve their collaboration with outside counsel. They offer solutions for e-billing, matter management, claims defense, and legal hold.
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closed 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Mitratech, Inc., acquired CaseTrack

synopsis: Mitratech, the market-leading provider of Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) solutions, announced that it has acquired the CaseTrack product line from Economic Analysis Group, Ltd. (EAG). CaseTrack is a powerful, yet simple to use matter management and electronic billing software service (SaaS) for in-house legal departments.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Mitratech, Inc.
Mitratech is the most trusted, market-leading provider of fully-integrated Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) solutions for over 750 global legal departments of all sizes, representing 7 of the Fortune 10, almost 40% percent of the Fortune 500, and over 100,000 users in over 150 countries. "
target parent: Economic Analysis Group Ltd.
target: CaseTrack
CaseTrack is a powerful, yet simple to use matter management and electronic billing software service (SaaS) for in-house legal departments.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Stenograph, LLC, acquired Reporter Suite

synopsis: Stenograph, LLC, a leading supplier of productivity tools for the shorthand and manual speech-to-text market for 80 years, announced its acquisition of Reporter Suite, a robust invoicing and expense and time tracking application for the court reporting industry.
buyer parent: The Heico Companies, LLC
buyer: Stenograph, LLC
Headquartered in Elmhurst, Illinois, Stenograph has been a leading supplier of machine writers, software and other productivity tools and services to professional court reporters, CART providers, captioners, scopists, and transcriptionists in the shorthand and manual speech-to-text market. "
target: Reporter Suite
Established in 2016, Reporter Suite provides software to the legal services market, allowing court officials, court reporters, and agencies to track job time, produce and manage electronic invoices and collect and process payments.
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closed 10/17/2011 via Market Wire

TyMetrix Inc., acquired LEDESense

synopsis: TyMetrix has acquired the software assets of RORA Client Systems, including the LEDESense software suite. LEDESense helps law firms translate unformatted electronic invoices into the many different Legal Electronic Data Exchange Standards (LEDES) formats accepted by various legal eBilling systems across the globe.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: TyMetrix Inc.
TyMetrix is the market leader in Web-based legal performance management solutions for corporate law departments, law firms and claims organizations. It provides clients with quality legal management software -- including eBilling, matter management and performance metrics. "
target parent: RORA Client Systems
target: LEDESense
LEDESense helps law firms translate unformatted electronic invoices into the many different Legal Electronic Data Exchange Standards (LEDES) formats accepted by various legal eBilling systems across the globe.
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closed 8/24/2022 via Company Press Release

BigHand, acquired Digitory Legal

synopsis: BigHand, a leading provider of operational and financial products for law firms, announced it has acquired Digitory Legal. Digitory Legal is a cost analytics platform designed to help law firms and in-house legal departments better leverage their timecard data.
buyer parent: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc.
buyer: BigHand
Based in the UK, BigHand is a leading provider of workflow software and tools that help law firms optimize their productivity and profitability. Its offerings include voice and task delegation workflow, document creation, business intelligence and pricing tools. "
target: Digitory Legal
Digitory Legal is a cost analytics platform designed to help law firms and in-house legal departments better leverage their timecard data. The analysis unlocks information below the surface of the billing data, delivering actionable cost data to predict and refine future pricing and proposals.
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announced 4/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Foundation Software Group, will acquire Clocktimizer B.V.

synopsis: Litera will acquire Netherlands-based Clocktimizer, a leading budgeting and pricing platform that helps law firms improve internal processes and increase firmwide profitability. Clocktimizer will join the Foundation Software Group, a developer of software solutions for law firms, in Litera’s new Firm Intelligence business unit.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Foundation Software Group
Foundation Software Group develops software solutions for law firms, making it possible to leverage a firm's collective intelligence for competitive advantage. They enable firms to transform disparate data about clients, matters, people, and parties into usable and actionable information. "
target: Clocktimizer B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, Clocktimizer is a leading business intelligence solution that helps law firms understand who does what, when, where, and at what costs. Global 100 law firms use Clocktimizer to make data-driven decisions around matter management, budgeting, and pricing.
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closed 4/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired BEC Legal Systems

synopsis: Jonas Software is pleased to announce the acquisition of BEC Legal Systems. BEC develops enterprise solutions to help law firms organize and streamline their day-to-day tasks and cases. Focusing exclusively in the legal market, BEC Legal Systems provides network services, training and consulting for document management and automation.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets. They supply industry leading enterprise management software & related services to 20 vertical markets."
target: BEC Legal Systems
Focusing exclusively in the legal market, BEC Legal Systems provides network services, training and consulting for document management, document automation, time and billing, and digital dictation systems. BEC develops software solutions that help law firms organize their cases.
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announced 3/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Bottomline Technologies, will acquire Allegient Systems

synopsis: Bottomline Technologies has agreed to acquire Allegient Systems, a provider of advanced capabilities for legal e-billing, bill review and analytics. Allegient’s proprietary Software as a Service (SaaS) platform and value-added turnkey solutions will complement and extend Bottomline’s Legal eXchange™ portfolio.
buyer: Bottomline Technologies (EPAY:$482.64)
Bottomline Technologies provides collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions to corporations, financial institutions and banks around the world. The solutions are used to streamline, automate and manage processes involving payments, invoicing, global cash management and more. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: Allegient Systems
Allegient Systems is a provider of advanced capabilities for legal e-billing, bill review and analytics. Its web based offering delivers collaboration, efficiency and productivity to the litigation management process.
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closed 7/9/2007 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired Juris, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis today announced it has acquired Nashville-based Juris, Inc., the leading provider of time, billing, and accounting software for mid-sized law firms.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading provider of information and services solutions, including its flagship Web-based Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) research services, to a wide range of professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. "
target: Juris, Inc.
Juris, Inc. developes technology exclusively for law practices. Experience, focus, client communications and leadership in the industry have given Juris the perspective and knowledge to develop powerful technology tailored exclusively for the modern law practice.
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closed 8/19/2022 via BNC Analysis

LexisNexis, acquired Caselex

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, has acquired Caselex, the world’s leading provider of merger control intelligence. Caselex helps law firms to improve their processes and optimize their businesses. Their database includes over 50,000 market definitions, from more than 18,000 decisions.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis Legal & Professional provides legal, regulatory, and business information and analytics that help customers increase their productivity, improve decision-making, achieve better outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. "
target: Caselex
Caselex is the world’s leading provider of merger control intelligence. Caselex helps law firms to improve their processes and optimize their businesses. Their database includes over 50,000 market definitions, from more than 18,000 decisions.
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closed 5/10/2022 via Company Press Release

LexisNexis, acquired Parley Pro

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, announced the acquisition of Parley Pro, a top Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution, to complement LexisNexis’ industry-leading Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) platform, CounselLink.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis Legal & Professional provides legal, regulatory, and business information and analytics that help customers increase their productivity, improve decision-making, achieve better outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. "
target: Parley Pro
Parley Pro is a secure, cloud-based end-to-end contract lifecycle management platform that pioneered digital negotiation technology. The platform automates contract negotiation and management processes, provides actionable analytics, and helps organizations to negotiate better contracts faster.
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closed 12/1/2021 via Company Press Release

LexisNexis, acquired Closd

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics, has acquired Closd, a provider of legal transaction management solutions in Europe. Closd offers a SaaS platform that makes the management of complex legal projects simpler, safer and faster.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. "
target: Closd
Closd is a provider of legal transaction management solutions in Europe. Closd offers a SaaS platform that makes the management of complex legal projects simpler, safer and faster. Their platform facilitates collaboration between teams and reinvents the way companies carry out legal transactions.
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closed 3/26/2018 via Company Press Release

CloudNine Discovery, purchased eDiscovery Product Lines from LexisNexis

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, and CloudNine, a leader in simplifying and automating legal discovery, announced the sale of the LexisNexis eDiscovery product suite to CloudNine. The LexisNexis eDiscovery product suite includes software and solutions for the legal discovery process.
buyer: CloudNine Discovery
Founded in 2002, and based in Houston, Texas, CloudNine is a legal discovery technology company with expertise in simplifying and automating the discovery of data for audits, investigations, and litigation. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: LexisNexis
The LexisNexis eDiscovery product suite includes the LAW PreDiscovery, Early Data Analyzer (EDA) and Concordance products. LAW PreDiscovery software works as an all-in-one “eDiscovery engine” to scan, import, and produce all of the potential evidentiary documents needed during legal discovery.
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closed 7/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Blue360 Media, purchased 150 Law Enforcement Publications from LexisNexis

synopsis: Blue360° Media has acquired over 150 law enforcement publications from LexisNexis® Group covering 40 U.S. states. Blue360° Media publishes Law Enforcement Manuals, Code Books, Field Guides, and an Officer Series focused on professional development.
buyer: Blue360 Media
Blue360° Media publishes Law Enforcement Manuals, Code Books, Field Guides, and an Officer Series focused on professional development. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: LexisNexis
The acquisition includes over 150 law enforcement publications from LexisNexis® Group covering 40 U.S. states. LexisNexis Group is a corporation providing computer-assisted legal research as well as business research and risk management services.
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closed 6/8/2017 via PR Web

LexisNexis, acquired Ravel Law

synopsis: LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, part of information and analytics provider RELX Group, announced its acquisition of Ravel Law, a legal research, analytics and visualization platform that empowers users to contextualize and interpret vast amounts of information to uncover valuable insights.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. "
target: Ravel Law
Ravel Law is a legal research, visualization, and analytics platform. Ravel Law empowers lawyers to do data-driven research, with analytics and interfaces that help them sift through vast amounts of legal information to find what matters.
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announced 9/21/2016 via PR Web

LexisNexis, will acquire Intelligize

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leading global provider of content and technology solutions, is acquiring Intelligize, a leading provider of a web-based services platform that enables law firms, accounting firms, corporations and others to more efficiently research, prepare and draft SEC filings, corporate transactions and various agreements.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. "
target: Intelligize
Intelligize is a leading provider of a web-based services platform that enables law firms, accounting firms, corporations and others to more efficiently research, prepare and draft SEC filings, corporate transactions and various agreements within a fast-changing regulatory environment.
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closed 1/4/2016 via Company Press Release

Carolina Academic Press, purchased 500 Law School Titles from Matthew Bender & Co., Inc.

synopsis: Carolina Academic Press announced the acquisition by of approximately 500 LexisNexis® Matthew Bender law school publishing titles. LexisNexis Matthew Bender is one of the world's leading publishers of legal analysis and case law.
buyer: Carolina Academic Press
Carolina Academic Press, a family-owned independent company based in Durham, North Carolina, has served the legal education community for over 35 years. It has earned a strong reputation for partnering with pedagogical innovators to develop and publish cutting-edge teaching materials. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: Matthew Bender & Co., Inc.
LexisNexis Matthew Bender is one of the world's leading publishers of legal analysis and case law. The company offers more than 500 publications in print and electronic formats to subscribers in more than 160 countries.
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closed 11/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

LexisNexis, acquired Lex Machina, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis, a legal research company, announced that it has acquired Lex Machina, a litigation analytics platform. Lex Machina, founded in 2010, provides analytics primarily around IP litigation, mining data about judges, lawyers, parties and patents to inform lawyers’ litigation strategy.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: Lex Machina, Inc.
Lex Machina provides Legal Analytics to companies and law firms, enabling them to craft successful strategies, win cases, and close business. Legal Analytics® combines data and software to provide the winning edge in the highly competitive business and practice of law.
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closed 9/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Comundi, purchased LexisNexis Formations Business from LexisNexis

synopsis: Comundi, a provider public and internal training courses and congresses for managers and managers from the private and public sector has acquired the Formations Business From LexisNexis. The business comprises the seminars and conference programs for lawyers, notary publics, and in-house lawyers.
buyer parent: Weka Firmengruppe GmbH & Co. KG
buyer: Comundi
Comundi provides public and internal training courses and congresses for managers and managers from the private and public sectors. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: LexisNexis
The Formations Business of LexisNexis SA comprises the seminars and conference programs for lawyers, notary publics, and in-house lawyers.
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announced 7/28/2015 via Company Press Release

LexisNexis, will acquire MLex

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced the acquisition of MLex, a global legal media organization providing exclusive market insight, analysis and commentary on regulatory risk.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: MLex
MLex is an independent media organization providing exclusive market insight, analysis and commentary on regulatory risk. Customers rely on MLEx’s reporting to ensure they are well positioned to take advantage of the opportunities posed by regulatory change as well as to mitigate the risks.
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closed 5/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

LexisNexis, acquired Universal Law Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leading publisher and online solutions provider for legal, tax, academic, and test-prep, announces the acquisition of the Universal Law Publishing titles. Universal Law Publishing has been publishing legal books and legislation for legal professionals, academics and students in the Indian market for five decades.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: Universal Law Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.
Universal Law Publishing has been publishing legal books and legislation for legal professionals, academics and students in the Indian market for five decades. Universal Law Publishing titles are held in high regard by many legal professionals across India.
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closed 10/20/2014 via PR Web

LexisNexis, acquired Moreover Technologies

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced that it has acquired Moreover Technologies, Inc., a leading global content delivery service and provider of consolidated current awareness and media management solutions.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: Moreover Technologies
Moreover Technologies is a provider of real-time information management solutions, delivering essential online information in time to impact business decisions.
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announced 7/22/2014 via GlobeNewswire

LexisNexis, will purchase Canadian Legal Assets from Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer announced that it has signed an agreement to divest its Canadian legal publishing activities to LexisNexis. The Canadian legal assets to be sold include print and online information products for law firms, corporate counsel, and human resources professionals.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
The Canadian legal assets of Wolters Kluwer include print and online information products for law firms, corporate counsel, and human resources professionals. The group has approximately 50 employees.
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closed 5/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

ADERANT Holdings, Inc., acquired Redwood Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: Aderant acquired Redwood Analytics, a business intelligence software company that supports more than 170 large law firm clients worldwide. Aderant say the acquisition demonstrates Aderant’s commitment to investing in business intelligence and providing its clients best-in-class software and access to the industry’s leading subject matter experts.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: ADERANT Holdings, Inc.
Aderant is a global provider of comprehensive business management software for law and professional services firms. Its suite of solutions includes: business development, calendar/docket matter management with built-in court rules, client relationship management, and more. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Redwood Analytics, Inc.
Redwood Analytics is the leading provider of business intelligence software and services for the legal industry. Its solutions enable law firms to analyze and monitor performance, focusing on the most significant drivers of the business of law.
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closed 11/4/2013 via PR Newswire

LexisNexis, acquired LegalStudio

synopsis: LexisNexis®, a leading global provider of content and technology solutions, announced it has acquired legal information provider, LegalStudio®. LegalStudio is known throughout China for its tailor-made bilingual awareness and practice materials. They offer legal and tax news together with model contract templates, and a law and case database.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: LegalStudio
LegalStudio is a provider of comprehensive legal and tax know-how services for China. LegalStudio provides bilingual online legal and tax know-how services giving law departments and law firms, and tax departments and accounting firms, access to reliable, practical, awareness, know-how and analysis.
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closed 9/11/2013 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired Enclarity, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, announced the acquisition of Enclarity, Inc. an industry-leading health care provider data and information solutions company.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Enclarity, Inc.
Enclarity provides technology and information services that significantly improve the integrity and reliability of healthcare data to enhance financial and operational results.
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closed 8/7/2013 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired WorldCompliance

synopsis: Reed Elsevier, the parent company of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, announced it has acquired the remaining 55 percent of WorldCompliance. WorldCompliance is a leading provider of customer and vendor screening content used for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: WorldCompliance
WorldCompliance has the most comprehensive database of profiles of individuals and organizations that pose a potential risk to the financial system. Their solutions provide a means to stay in compliance with mounting regulatory requirements while protecting the organization’s reputation.
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closed 5/22/2013 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired Sheshunoff Information Services Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, together with Reed Elsevier Properties SA, has acquired the acclaimed publishing brands and businesses of Sheshunoff™ and A.S. Pratt from the Thompson Media Group. The Sheshunoff collection of publications includes more than 100 titles offering expert information critical for the financial services industry.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target parent: Thompson Media Group LLC
target: Sheshunoff Information Services Inc.
Both the Sheshunoff and A.S. Pratt collections are offered through Sheshunoff Information Services. It leads the market with its actionable guidance in the areas of regulatory compliance, eLearning, operations and management
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closed 3/5/2013 via Market Wire

First Advantage Corporation, purchased Screening business from LexisNexis Risk Solutions

synopsis: First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group company and a leading global provider of comprehensive talent acquisition solutions, announced that its acquisition of the employment and resident screening business of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, has closed.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: First Advantage Corporation (:$656.31)
First Advantage is a provider of talent acquisition solutions including employment background screening, occupational health services, applicant tracking systems, skills and behavioral assessments, and business tax consulting services. "
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
The screening business of LexisNexis provides everything from in-depth criminal background checks and drug/alcohol screening to employment verification and time-saving post-hire solutions.
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announced 12/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Eldridge Industries, will acquire Knoema Corporation

synopsis: Knoema, the premier data platform which makes the world’s data discoverable and usable, announced an agreement to be acquired by Eldridge, a holding company with a unique network of businesses across finance, technology, real estate, and entertainment.
buyer: Eldridge Industries
Eldridge grows diversified businesses with a focus on Insurance, Credit, Technology, Real Estate, Sports and Media, and Consumer. The firm seeks to build and grow businesses led by proven management teams that have demonstrated leadership and experience to scale an enterprise. "
target: Knoema Corporation
Knoema is the most comprehensive source of global decision-making data in the world. Their data technology solutions compress the complex data discovery to insight workflow from countless hours to minutes, saving clients time, energy and budget.
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closed 3/29/2019 via Company Press Release

vLex, acquired Justis Publishing Ltd

synopsis: vLex announces the acquisition of Justis Publishing Ltd., a UK-based leader in online legal publishing with clients in over 40 countries. Spain’s vLex delivers legal intelligence through personalization, global coverage, and artificial intelligence.
buyer: vLex
Spain’s vLex delivers legal intelligence through personalization, global coverage, and artificial intelligence. vLex’s intuitive platforms, tailored to the geographic, topical and functional need are powered by leading global innovations and the latest in machine learning advances. "
target: Justis Publishing Ltd
Headquartered in London, Justis is at the forefront of the digital dissemination of legal information. JustisOne, its flagship legal research platform is trusted by law institutions around the world. Their unique software brings new ways to search, interpret and analyze legal information.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Cannae Holdings, CC Capital, Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., acquired Dun & Bradstreet

synopsis: Cannae Holdings, Inc., along with its investment consortium including CC Capital and Thomas H. Lee Partners along with a group of distinguished investors, has completed the acquisition of Dun & Bradstreet, the global leader in commercial data and analytics.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Cannae Holdings (CNNE:$1,188.10)
buyer: CC Capital
Cannae Holding is a holding company with a strong track record of investing in diverse assets. Thomas H. Lee Partners is one of the world's oldest and most experienced private equity firms. CC Capital is a private investment firm with a focus on investing and operating long term companies. "
target: Dun & Bradstreet (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) data and insights help improve business performance. Delivered through the D&B Data Cloud and market-leading solutions, their data and insights help accelerate revenue, manage risk, lower cost and transform businesses. Global businesses of all sizes rely on D&B.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,518 [$6,655]
rev ($mm)
$1,813
EBITDA ($mm)
$533
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 1/10/2018 via PR Web

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Docket Alarm

synopsis: Fastcase announced its expansion into the federal and state docket alerts, legal news and data analytics markets with its acquisition of Docket Alarm. Docket Alarm provides advanced analytical capabilities, customizable real-time litigation alerts, case prediction indicators, and technology-driven research tools for the legal analytics market.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
As the smarter alternative for legal research, Fastcase democratizes the law, making it more accessible to more people. Using patented software that combines the best of legal research with the best of Web search, Fastcase helps busy users sift through the clutter, ranking the best cases first. "
target: Docket Alarm
Docket Alarm provides advanced analytical capabilities, customizable real-time litigation alerts, case prediction indicators, and technology-driven research tools for the legal analytics market.
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closed 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Opus Global Group, acquired Alacra, Inc.

synopsis: Opus Global, a provider of SaaS-based compliance solutions, has acquired Alacra, a provider of Know Your Customer, Anti-Money Laundering and Reference Data business information solutions. The integration of Alacra will create an unmatched combination of compliance data with third party management excellence and network-based information exchange.
buyer: Opus Global Group (BUSE:OPUS:$160.13)
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Opus Global’s mission is to establish itself as a long-term partner capable of delivering significant value to businesses through the aggregation of content, software-based solutions, and related services. "
target: Alacra, Inc.
Alacra develops workflow applications that enable 300,000 end users to find, organize, analyze and present mission-critical business information. With nearly 175 unique databases available to their clients, Alacra has the largest collection of premium business information in the world.
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closed 3/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Fitch Ratings Ltd., acquired Business Monitor International

synopsis: Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries, announced it has acquired Business Monitor International (BMI), an independent provider of country risk and industry analysis specializing in emerging and frontier markets.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Dual-headquartered in New York and London with over 50 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data. "
target: Business Monitor International
Business Monitor International is a print and online publisher of specialist business information on global emerging markets. It integrates country risk and industry analysis and forecasts on global, regional, and country level developments and trends across 200 countries and 24 industry verticals.
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closed 10/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Cannondale Investments, acquired OneSource, Inc.

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced it has acquired OneSource Information Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Infogroup, Inc. This acquisition will be completed through GTCR’s previously established partnership with Cannondale Investments and Joseph Ripp. OneSource provides online business information and sales intelligence solutions.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cannondale Investments
Cannondale Investments is a platform company focused on acquiring data-enabled information services firms that deliver timely and actionable data to their clients. The company was formed through a partnership with GTCR Golder Rauner, LLC, a private equity firm. "
target parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
target: OneSource, Inc.
OneSource provides online business information and sales intelligence solutions. The company has two core products which are Business Browser and iSell. On top of its core information solutions, it provides application integration, data analysis, and research and business consulting services.
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closed 9/3/2012 via Reuters

CCH Incorporated, acquired BSI Media

synopsis: Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced it has acquired the assets of BSI Media, a leading provider of timely international tax, legal, business and investment information. BSI Media will become part of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: BSI Media
BSI Media publishes some of the most respected internet publications in the fields of business, tax, law and investment. They've been publishing quality content since 1992, and quickly made the transition from print to digital publishing in the late 1990s.
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closed 7/21/2010 via BusinessWire

VerdictSearch, acquired Verdict Research Group, Inc.

synopsis: VerdictSearch, the nation's leading source of verdict and settlement news and research, announced the acquisition of Verdict Research Group, Inc. ("VRG"). VRG data and publications include The Connecticut Verdict Reporter, Carolina Verdict Reporter, The Georgia Trial Reporter, The Massachusetts Verdict Reporter and many others.
buyer parent: ALM Media Properties, LLC
buyer: VerdictSearch
The VerdictSearch online database provides 24x7 access to detailed case reports from around the nation, with hundreds of new cases added each month. The website offers full-text search or search by 15 different parameters, including injury, case type, name, date or plaintiff's criteria. "
target: Verdict Research Group, Inc.
Verdict Research Group, the parent company of verdicts.com, was founded in 1987. It was born in response to the absence of regular and reliable source of local jury verdicts. Verdict publishes; The Ohio Trial Reporter, The Michigan Trial Reporter, The Georgia Trial Reporter and many others.
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closed 12/4/2007 via paidContent.org

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired Allbusiness.com

synopsis: Online business resource AllBusiness.com has been acquired by Dun & Bradstreet for approximately $55 million to enhance its internet presence. The site will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of the veteran commercial info company with Kathy Yates remaining as CEO.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 169 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 168 million business records. "
target: Allbusiness.com
AllBusiness.com is an online media and e-commerce company that operates one of the premier business sites on the Web. The site has received critical acclaim from The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business 2.0, Fortune, and other publications.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/17/2006 via Company Press Release

Grey House Publishing, acquired Micromedia

synopsis: ProQuest Information and Learning announced the sale of its directories program, published by Toronto-based Micromedia ProQuest, to Grey House Publishing of Millerton, New York.
buyer: Grey House Publishing
Grey House Publishing produces and publishes information products in the business, health, statistical, and demographic fields. It publishes covering the Mail Order, Food & Beverage, Venture Capital, and Security industries, as well as several databases in the Health and Education fields. "
target parent: Voyager Learning Company
target: Micromedia
Micromedia ProQuest is Canada's leading publisher and distributor of proprietary and third-party financial, bibliographic, and directory database products for the academic, corporate K-12 and library markets.
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closed 12/15/2006 via

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired Factiva

synopsis: Dow Jones & Co. on Wednesday will pay $160 million to take full control of the Factiva news-search service from current partner Reuters Group, as it looks to reduce its dependence on print revenue sources in an era increasingly geared toward online information. Terms call for Dow Jones to pay $153 million in cash and $7 million in preferred stock.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. "
target parent: Reuters Group PLC
target: Factiva
Factiva provides world-class global news and business information through its Web sites and content integration solutions. Factiva’s mission is to be the indispensable provider of business info and customized solutions which inspire its customers' best business decisions, globally and locally.
price ($mm)
$173*
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announced 6/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Owler

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Owler. Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Owler
Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cerved Group SpA, will acquire SpazioDati

synopsis: Cerved Group strengthens its presence in digital marketing with the acquisition of Italian SpazioDati. SpazioDati S.r.l. provides enterprise data solutions. It builds a knowledge-graph accessible through simple APIs on dandelion.eu. by using big data and semantic web technologies. SpazioDatti also offers Atoka, a provider of B2B Lead Generation.
buyer: Cerved Group SpA (BIT:CERV:$477.91)
Cerved is a primary operator in Italy in the analysis of credit risk and one of the main rating agencies in Europe. Cerved, through Cerved Credit Management, is also a primary independent market operator in offering services related to the assessment and management of credit positions. "
target: SpazioDati
SpazioDati S.r.l. provides enterprise data solutions. It builds a knowledge-graph accessible through simple APIs on dandelion.eu. by using big data and semantic web technologies. SpazioDatti also offers Atoka, a provider of B2B Lead Generation on over 6 million companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 8/4/2015 via BusinessWire

Relevate merged with DataMentors, Inc.,

synopsis: DataMentors, a leader of data quality and integration, business intelligence and Data-as-a-Service, and Relevate, a leading marketing data and services provider have announced their merger. With the close of this merger, DataMentors and Relevate form the industry's leading provider of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS).
buyer: DataMentors, Inc.
DataMentors is a Data-as-a-Service provider, helping brands achieve growth with highly robust marketing data, technology, and analytics solutions. Their solutions leverage the modern data ecosystem and real-time data analytics to create an "always on" dataset of consumers where purchase is imminent."
target: Relevate
For over 36 years Relevate has provided some of the world's most prominent brands with highly robust data solutions and data-management services. Relevate analyzes and interprets data to give clients the most powerful and comprehensive data solutions in the data industry.
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closed 7/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Database Consultants Australia, acquired IncNet Australia

synopsis: DCA’s expansion continues with the acquisition of the market-leading IncNet database business. The company is regarded as the best business-marketing database, as well as the pre-eminent business-to-business data source for marketers, across both Australia and New Zealand.
buyer parent: Integrated Parking Solutions, Inc.
buyer: Database Consultants Australia
Database Consultants Australia (DCA) is a data management and software development company that specialises in providing customer management applications based around innovative database marketing services, advanced data integration and delivery technologies. "
target: IncNet Australia
IncNet is regarded as the best business-marketing database, as well as the pre-eminent business-to-business data source for marketers, across both Australia and New Zealand. It offers a range of quality data attributes about the top 50,000 companies in each of these countries.
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closed 2/18/2013 via RTT News

CVC Capital Partners, acquired Cerved Group SpA

synopsis: UK-based private equity firm CVC Capital Partners Ltd. agreed to acquire Italian data company Cerved Group SpA from its private equity owners Bain Capital, LLC and Clessidra SGR S.p.A. The completion of the deal is subject to customary competition clearances. Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC Capital Partners is one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms, with a network of 20 offices and some 250 employees throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. "
target: Cerved Group SpA (BIT:CERV:$477.91)
Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy, including corporate and financial details, payment history, customer and supplier relationships, and proprietary information sourced through its own network of interviewers.
price ($mm)
$1,491
rev ($mm)
$385
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

Perfect Information, acquired Venture Business Research Limited

synopsis: In the UK, publishing and events group Centaur Media plc has acquired data and analytics firm Venture Business Research Limited (VBR), which focuses on the clean energy and global security sectors. VBR will be integrated into Centaur's Perfect Information Ltd.
buyer parent: Centaur Media plc
buyer: Perfect Information
Perfect Information was established in 1991 to provide workflow solutions and global financial information for the top 100 investment banks, brokerage firms, consultancies and the top 75 law firms. "
target: Venture Business Research Limited
VB/Research is a leading provider of business news, financial news, data and analytics on high-growth sectors. The company's global network of journalists and analysts continously monitors trends, deal flow, government initiatives and market activities in the sectors it covers.
price ($mm)
$3.91
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/13/2022 via BusinessWire

EcoVadis SAS, acquired Ecotrek GmbH

synopsis: EcoVadis, the leading provider of globally trusted business sustainability ratings, announced the acquisition of ecotrek, a sustainability data mining startup focusing on automated supplier monitoring for the entire supply chain based on publicly available data points.
buyer: EcoVadis SAS
EcoVadis is a purpose-led company whose mission is to provide globally trusted business sustainability ratings. Businesses of all sizes rely on EcoVadis’ expert intelligence and evidence-based ratings to monitor and improve the sustainability performance of their business and trading partners. "
target: Ecotrek GmbH
ecotrek is a sustainability data mining startup focusing on automated supplier monitoring for the entire supply chain based on publicly available data points.
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announced 3/13/2018 via BusinessWire

Duff & Phelps Corp., will acquire Kroll Inc.

synopsis: Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that enables clients to protect, restore and maximize value, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kroll, the global leader in complex investigations, security and cyber solutions, from Corporate Risk Holdings.
buyer: Duff & Phelps Corp. (DUF:$484.70)
Duff & Phelps is a global financial advisory and investment banking firm that provides expertise in the areas of valuation, transactions, financial restructuring, alternative assets, disputes and taxation, with more than 1,000 employees serving clients from offices in North America, Europe and Asia."
target parent: Corporate Risk Holdings, LLC
target: Kroll Inc.
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions, helping clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations, and security through investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security, and data management services.
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2021
rev ($mm)
$95.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$34.39
EBIT ($mm)
$16.15
Net Income ($mm)
$12.09
Employees
280
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Ticker: OTCPK:FBSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fastbase Inc.
Fastbase Inc.
Fastbase is a web and database analytics company that offers a growing suite of tools to support B2B marketing and sales. The Fastbase platform gathers and displays detailed information on website visitors, including the name of the company and the contact information of company employees.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:MYID
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reklaim Ltd.
Reklaim Ltd.
Reklaim is driven by consumer data and the evolution of privacy. Offering zero-party data to Fortune 500 brands, platforms, and data companies, Reklaim allows consumers to visit the platform, confirm their identity, and unveil data that has been collected and sold without their explicit consent.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$0.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:EXPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Experian plc
Experian plc
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.
year
2023
rev ($mm)
$6,288.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,230.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,572.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TRU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TransUnion LLC
TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,009.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,116.90
EBIT ($mm)
$733.80
Net Income ($mm)
$471.40
Employees
8200
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Ticker: BIT:TECN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A., through its subsidiaries, provides IT and credit information solutions in Italy. The company offers IT solutions and services for the dematerialization and digitalization of document processes through document management, electronic storage, and electronic invoicing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$414.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$104.51
EBIT ($mm)
$67.39
Net Income ($mm)
$42.30
Employees
2393
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Ticker: BIT:CERV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cerved Group SpA
Cerved Group SpA
Cerved is a leading Information Provider in Italy and one of the major rating agencies in Europe. Cerved is the Italian leader in credit risk analysis and the top independent market player for credit management.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$477.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$201.85
EBIT ($mm)
$143.63
Net Income ($mm)
$69.91
Employees
1992
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Ticker: NYSE:EFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Equifax, Inc.
Equifax, Inc.
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,156.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,661.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1,127.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BOVESPA:BOAS3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boa Vista SCPC
Boa Vista SCPC
Boa Vista SCPC is the second largest credit bureau in Brazil. Boa Vista SCPC serves over 1.2 million direct and indirect customers and processes over 7 million credit inquiries per day. They provide instant and reliable support to companies in all stages of the business cycle.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$114.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.01
EBIT ($mm)
$20.18
Net Income ($mm)
$3.13
Employees
700
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Ticker: BSE:532835
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICRA Limited
ICRA Limited operates as a credit rating agency in India. The company provides consulting services, including strategy, risk management, regulatory economics, transaction advisory, and process re-engineering services to banks and more.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$50.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.92
EBIT ($mm)
$13.75
Net Income ($mm)
$11.40
Employees
62
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Ticker: SZSE:002315
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Focus Technology Co., Ltd.
Focus Technology Co., Ltd.
Focus Technology Co., Ltd. is the business-to-business e-commerce innovator and leader in China. It has been helping small and medium-sized enterprises conduct global trade. It operates Made-in-China who provides selling and buying information for both China suppliers and global buyers.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$79.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.11)
Net Income ($mm)
$18.58
Employees
1855
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:COGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint is a data and analytics company providing cloud-based, mission-critical information and performance marketing solutions to enterprises in a variety of industries. They transform data into intelligence utilizing their proprietary technology platforms to solve complex problems for clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$210.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($28.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
200
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Ticker: MCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moody's Corporation
Moody's Corporation
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$6,218.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,213.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,956.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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