Like Sonicbids

closed 8/10/2007 via Company Press Release

Edison Venture Fund, purchased a minority stake in Sonicbids

synopsis: Edison Venture Fund announced a $4.5 million investment in Boston-based Sonicbids. The proceeds will be used to expand operations, development, marketing, sales and international presence. Edison is the first institutional investor in this late-stage information technology company.
buyer: Edison Venture Fund
Edison partners with entrepreneurs, service providers and other financing sources to build successful companies. Edison provides capital and value-added services to expansion stage ($5 to 20 million revenue), information technology businesses. Initial investments range from $4 to 7 million. "
target: Sonicbids
Sonicbids is a website that makes it easy for bands to submit their press kits electronically to festivals, clubs, events and other performance opportunities all over the world. With membership of 120,000 bands from 100 different countries and with over 10,000 music promoters using the site.
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closed 2/20/2013 via PR Web

Nene Musik Productions, LLC, acquired Digital World Promotions

synopsis: Nene Musik Productions has purchased Digital World Promotions (DWP). DWP is a radio promotion and social media marketing company which was formed to promote Dance, Pop and Latin/Tropical singles to Radio Mix Shows, Key Nightclub DJ’s as well as Billboard reporting DJ’s on a weekly basis across the World.
buyer: Nene Musik Productions, LLC
Nene Musik Talent Agency was established on September 2000. It is a boutique Artist Management Agency created by Ruben D. Martinez to service acts that have been misrepresented by other agencies in their past. "
target: Digital World Promotions
Digital World Promotions (DWP) is a new radio promotions marketing company. DWP was formed to promote Dance, Pop and Latin/Tropical singles to Mix Shows, key nightclub DJ’s as well as Billboard reporting DJ’s on a weekly basis across the United States.
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closed 1/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Back Stage, acquired Sonicbids

synopsis: Backstage, LLC announced that it has acquired Sonicbids, the leading platform for bands to connect with promoters and market themselves online. The deal, financed by Guggenheim Partners, combines the two leading entities for actors, musicians, casting directors and promoters to showcase and discover talent.
buyer parent: Guggenheim Partners, LLC
buyer: Back Stage
Founded in 1960, Backstage is the world's most trusted name in casting, auditions and entertainment-industry opportunities. Backstage helps actors, models, dancers, singers, comedians, variety performers, voice-over artists, and crew members find gigs. "
target: Sonicbids
Sonicbids is the leading platform for bands to book gigs and market themselves online. It connects more than 400,000 bands with 30,000 promoters from over 100 different countries.
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closed 4/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Gibson Brands, acquired Harmony Central, Inc.

synopsis: Gibson Brands, the fastest-growing company in music and sound, has acquired HarmonyCentral.com, the premier web site for all types and levels of musicians. The site offers information services, such as news, product reviews, classified ads, and chat rooms, as well as product information in various categories.
buyer: Gibson Brands
Gibson Brands is a global leader in musical instruments, and consumer and professional audio, and is dedicated to bringing the finest experiences by offering exceptional products with world-recognized brands. "
target: Harmony Central, Inc.
Harmony-Central.com is a Web site for musicians. The site offers information services, such as news, product reviews, classified ads, and chat rooms, as well as product information in various categories, including electric and acoustic guitar, bass, effects, drums and Perc, software, and more.
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closed 1/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Back Stage, acquired Sonicbids

synopsis: Backstage, LLC announced that it has acquired Sonicbids, the leading platform for bands to connect with promoters and market themselves online. The deal, financed by Guggenheim Partners, combines the two leading entities for actors, musicians, casting directors and promoters to showcase and discover talent.
buyer parent: Guggenheim Partners, LLC
buyer: Back Stage
Founded in 1960, Backstage is the world's most trusted name in casting, auditions and entertainment-industry opportunities. Backstage helps actors, models, dancers, singers, comedians, variety performers, voice-over artists, and crew members find gigs. "
target: Sonicbids
Sonicbids is the leading platform for bands to book gigs and market themselves online. It connects more than 400,000 bands with 30,000 promoters from over 100 different countries.
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closed 6/14/2010 via BusinessWire

Sonicbids, acquired ArtistData

synopsis: Sonicbids, the website that helps bands discover and book gigs, announced it has acquired ArtistData. The acquisition will enable Sonicbids to not only help musicians get gigs, but also increase their likelihood of success by utilizing ArtistData tools for marketing and promoting their shows to fans, social networks, concert databases and more.
buyer: Sonicbids
Sonicbids is the website the helps bands get gigs and promoters book the right bands. Their community includes more than 245,000 bands and 21,000 promoters and licensors from all around the world. Sonicbids offers a diverse range of gigs for every kind of musician. "
target: ArtistData
ArtistData has more than 25,000 independent and signed musicians as members who use the site to enter gig-related information from one central dashboard and to publish that data across the web within seconds.
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closed 8/10/2007 via Company Press Release

Edison Venture Fund, purchased a minority stake in Sonicbids

synopsis: Edison Venture Fund announced a $4.5 million investment in Boston-based Sonicbids. The proceeds will be used to expand operations, development, marketing, sales and international presence. Edison is the first institutional investor in this late-stage information technology company.
buyer: Edison Venture Fund
Edison partners with entrepreneurs, service providers and other financing sources to build successful companies. Edison provides capital and value-added services to expansion stage ($5 to 20 million revenue), information technology businesses. Initial investments range from $4 to 7 million. "
target: Sonicbids
Sonicbids is a website that makes it easy for bands to submit their press kits electronically to festivals, clubs, events and other performance opportunities all over the world. With membership of 120,000 bands from 100 different countries and with over 10,000 music promoters using the site.
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closed 3/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Red Nucleus Solutions LLC, acquired Clearpoint Learning

synopsis: Red Nucleus, the leading provider of learning and performance solutions for the life sciences industry, announced the acquisition of ClearPoint Learning. ClearPoint brings to Red Nucleus its unique approach to learning, powered by digital solutions for training delivery, event management and learner assessment.
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: Red Nucleus Solutions LLC
Red Nucleus offers strategic, data-driven learning and performance solutions for the life sciences industry. They enhance traditional training approaches like print and workshops, by marrying engaging content and elegant design with research-based adult learning methodologies and digital solutions. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: Clearpoint Learning
ClearPoint Learning learning approach is powered by digital solutions for training delivery, event management and learner assessment. Their solution set includes FocalPoint, a digital solution for training and assessment delivered purely as SaaS; and ViewPoint, a behavioral measurement methodology.
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closed 12/22/2015 via GlobeNewswire

ACCESS Corporation, acquired Archive Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Edison Partners announced the strategic acquisition and successful exit of Archive Systems to Access, a Berkshire Partners portfolio company. Archive Systems has transformed the physical records management industry by creating a digital document management solution that helps businesses transition to electronic storage.
buyer parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
buyer: ACCESS Corporation
Access is the nation’s largest privately-held records and information management (RIM) company. Their mission is to lead the RIM industry by providing their clients the very best service. Access provides document management solutions to 40 markets throughout the United States and Latin America. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: Archive Systems, Inc.
Archive Systems provides Document Management services and technologies, integrated and packaged as complete customer solutions. Services include records management consulting, records storage, imaging, and secure destruction.
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closed 11/17/2014 via Market Wire

Accruent, LLC, acquired VFA, Inc.

synopsis: Accruent, the leader in real estate and facilities management solutions, announced that it has acquired Boston-based VFA, Inc. (VFA), the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Accruent, LLC
Accruent was founded in 1995 to help real estate and facilities professionals deliver long-term, best-in-class, operational and financial performance. Their customers are leaders in major industries, including retail, wireless, higher education, service providers and the corporate world. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: VFA, Inc.
VFA is the market leader in providing end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and management. VFA enables clients to assess their portfolios, allocate capital, and make better decisions in supporting their organizations' mission and strategy.
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closed 1/5/2015 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, acquired Health Market Science, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, announced it has acquired Health Market Science (HMS), a leading supplier of high-quality data on health care professionals and an administrator of one of the largest practitioner-level medical claims databases in the U.S.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. They are a leading supplier of data and data management solutions for the health care industry. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: Health Market Science, Inc.
Health Market Science (HMS), helps businesses and government entities solve complex business challenges centered on healthcare provider information. HMS develops agile solutions so their clients can improve compliance, reduce operational costs and maximize market opportunities in real time.
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closed 10/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Cognizant Technology Solutions, acquired Cadient Group

synopsis: Cognizant announced it has acquired Cadient Group, a full-service digital marketing agency that serves a broad spectrum of life sciences companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, consumer health, and medical device industries.
buyer: Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH:$16,752.00)
Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: Cadient Group
Cadient Group is a leading digital marketing agency that serves a diverse range of industry markets and stakeholders, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, hospital and healthcare systems, institutions and associations.
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closed 11/4/2014 via PR Web

Actua Corporation, acquired FolioDynamix

synopsis: Edison Partners announced the closing of the successful exit of FolioDynamix. This closing follows the previously announced acquisition by Actua Corporation. FolioDynamix has transformed how wealth service providers and investment advisors work by unifying the full wealth management lifecycle with a comprehensive, secure, cloud-based platform.
buyer: Actua Corporation (ACTA:$118.96)
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: FolioDynamix
FolioDynamix offers the most comprehensive web-based technology platform for managing the full wealth advisory lifecycle – including proposal and onboarding, research, model management, portfolio accounting, trade order management, reporting, and performance analytics – across all account types.
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closed 7/17/2014 via PR Newswire

Billtrust, acquired Open Scan Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Billtrust, the leading outsourced billing services provider, announced it has acquired cash application software development company Open Scan Technologies, Inc. The combined companies will represent the first end-to-end Invoice-to-Cash infrastructure for B2B billers, dramatically increasing efficiency in the billing and payment ecosystem.
buyer parent: Edison Partners
buyer: Billtrust
Headquartered in Hamilton NJ, Billtrust is a premier provider of outsourced billing solutions. Its products and services help companies' billing practices become "Customer-Centric," a concept that emphasizes flexible accommodation of customer needs. "
target: Open Scan Technologies, Inc.
Based in Denver, CO., Open Scan develops enterprise receivables process management software for corporations. The software addresses the entire receivables process from image and data capture through remittance processing and receivables matching to deduction/dispute resolution to cash application.
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closed 1/10/2013 via PR Newswire

Best Practice Systems merged with Billtrust,

synopsis: Billtrust, the leader in outsourced billing services in North America, announced a strategic merger with Best Practice Systems, a provider of end-to-end billing solutions. Together, the two companies offer a comprehensive mix of billing services that span over two dozen industries across North America.
buyer parent: Edison Ventures
buyer: Billtrust
Headquartered in Hamilton, NJ, Billtrust is a premier provider of outsourced, customer-centric billing solutions. The company's flagship product and service suite, called CompleteBilling, consists of paper, fax, e-mail and online billing (EBPP, EIPP). "
target: Best Practice Systems
Best Practice Systems helps clients improve their billing process and save money. The company has developed print and electronic processes and tools that allow billing clients to experience a feature rich environment and gain more control of their billing and collection cycle.
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closed 9/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Accenture completed its acquisition of Octagon Research Solutions, a provider of clinical and regulatory information management solutions and software for the pharmaceutical industry. The acquisition enhances Accenture's existing clinical services capabilities – including clinical data management, clinical programming and safety case processing.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$45,676.89)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high performance businesses and governments. "
target parent: Edison Ventures
target: Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.
Octagon Research Solutions is the world leader in clinical and regulatory information management solutions to the life sciences industry. Through an integrated suite of outsourced services, strategic consulting, and innovative technology, Octagon optimizes the entire drug development lifecycle.
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closed 3/29/2012 via PR Newswire

Telogis Inc., acquired Maptuit

synopsis: Telogis, Inc., the platform for location intelligence, announces the acquisition of the assets of Maptuit®, a leading provider of connected navigation for commercial fleets. This acquisition expands Telogis' services as the market increases adoption of location-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.
buyer: Telogis Inc.
Telogis, Inc., the platform for location intelligence, is dedicated to enhancing the value of its customers' businesses through intelligent integration of location technology, information and services. Telogis' products and services are used and distributed in more than 60 countries worldwide. "
target parent: Edison Ventures
target: Maptuit
Maptuit is a leading provider of connected navigation for commercial fleets. Maptuit's technologies also allow companies to specify "known-good" routes and yard-approaches. It provides truck-specific connected navigation for the trucking industry in the United States.
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closed 1/17/2012 via PR Newswire

Mark Altman & Associates merged with Billtrust,

synopsis: Billtrust, the premier provider of outsourced billing services, announced a merger with Mark Altman & Associates, a leading provider of comprehensive billing solutions serving municipal, utility and private sector customers nationwide.
buyer parent: Edison Ventures
buyer: Billtrust
Headquartered in Hamilton, NJ, Billtrust is a premier provider of outsourced billing solutions. The company's flagship product and service suite, called CompleteBilling, consists of paper, fax, e-mail and online billing. "
target: Mark Altman & Associates
Founded in 2001, Mark Altman & Associates has become one of the nation's fastest growing businesses, providing comprehensive billing solutions to municipal, utility, and private organizations nationally.
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closed 9/8/2011 via PR Newswire

Billtrust, acquired Invoice Connection

synopsis: Billtrust, a premier provider of outsourced billing services, announced the acquisition of Invoice Connection, a leading automated invoice and statement delivery company. Using Invoice Connection's online Invoice Management tool, businesses can manage all of their invoices by resending, viewing, and printing them.
buyer parent: Edison Ventures
buyer: Billtrust
Billtrust is a provider of outsourced billing solutions. Its flagship product and service suite, CompleteBilling, consists of paper, fax, e-mail and online billing. In addition, BillTrust provides expert bill design, in-bill marketing services, and an integrated online customer service tool. "
target: Invoice Connection
Invoice Connection is a leading automated invoice and statement delivery company. Using its online Invoice Management tool, businesses can manage all of their invoices by resending, viewing, and printing them. They can also change how a customer wants to receive their invoices.
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closed 10/6/2008 via Company Press Release

CA, Inc., acquired Optinuity, Inc.

synopsis: CA, Inc. acquired Optinuity, Inc. Optinuity’s powerful product portfolio offers CIOs and IT managers a more fully integrated set of IT process automation management capabilities, which allows them to deliver more value. CA‘s acquisition of Optinuity enables CA to deliver robust solutions for both network and business service management.
buyer: CA, Inc. (CA:$4,148.00)
CA is the world’s leading independent IT management software company. With CA's Enterprise IT Management (EITM) vision and expertise, organizations can more effectively govern, manage and secure IT to optimize business performance and sustain competitive advantage. "
target parent: Edison Venture Fund
target: Optinuity, Inc.
Founded in October 2004, Optinuity, Inc. provides Operations Process Management (OPM) software that automates the human-intensive administrative and problem resolution tasks performed by operations personnel in support of mission critical applications within large organizations.
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closed 8/16/2007 via Company Press Release

Edison Venture Fund, purchased a minority stake in PlumChoice Online PC Services

synopsis: PlumChoice, the nation's leader in remote PC services, today announced it has secured $4.8 million in financing from Edison Venture Fund of Lawrenceville, NJ.
buyer: Edison Venture Fund
Edison partners with entrepreneurs, service providers and other financing sources to build successful companies. Edison provides capital and value-added services to expansion stage ($5 to 20 million revenue), information technology businesses. Initial investments range from $4 to 7 million. "
target: PlumChoice Online PC Services
PlumChoice provides premium online computer support for the home, home office and small business market. The company continues to raise the bar on customer satisfaction and service for the PC services industry. PlumChoice combines the latest innovations in remote desktop technology.
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closed 8/10/2007 via Company Press Release

Edison Venture Fund, purchased a minority stake in Sonicbids

synopsis: Edison Venture Fund announced a $4.5 million investment in Boston-based Sonicbids. The proceeds will be used to expand operations, development, marketing, sales and international presence. Edison is the first institutional investor in this late-stage information technology company.
buyer: Edison Venture Fund
Edison partners with entrepreneurs, service providers and other financing sources to build successful companies. Edison provides capital and value-added services to expansion stage ($5 to 20 million revenue), information technology businesses. Initial investments range from $4 to 7 million. "
target: Sonicbids
Sonicbids is a website that makes it easy for bands to submit their press kits electronically to festivals, clubs, events and other performance opportunities all over the world. With membership of 120,000 bands from 100 different countries and with over 10,000 music promoters using the site.
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closed 9/7/2006 via Company Press Release

Edison Venture Fund, purchased the ManagedPay business from Soluziona

synopsis: Edison Venture Fund announced the completion of a $5 million investment to acquire and capitalize the ManagedPay business of Soluziona. Based in Media, Pennsylvania, ManagedPay provides workflow solutions for high-volume document processing. The proceeds will fund the expansion of development, marketing, sales and services.
buyer: Edison Venture Fund
Edison partners with entrepreneurs, service providers and other financing sources to build successful companies. Edison provides capital and value-added services to expansion stage ($5 to 20 million revenue), information technology businesses. Initial investments range from $4 to 7 million. "
seller: Soluziona
Soluziona, a subsidiary of the Union Fenosa Group, offers comprehensive, value-added technology and infrastructure management solutions in various industries including power, telecommunications, infrastructure, and transportation.
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closed 8/25/2006 via Company Press Release

Follett Software Company, acquired TetraData

synopsis: Edison Venture Fund announced that Follett Software acquired TetraData for an undisclosed amount. TetraData is a leading provider of assessment and analysis solutions for state, regional, district, and school administrators.
buyer parent: Follett Corporation
buyer: Follett Software Company
Follett Software Company is a division of Follett Corporation, a respected name in education, known initially for building our nation’s school libraries beginning in 1874. "
target parent: Edison Venture Fund
target: TetraData
TetraData produces easy-to-use, high quality measurement, assessment and analysis solutions for state, regional, district, and school administrators.
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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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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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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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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 1/23/2019 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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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.
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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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EV / rev
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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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

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

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

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

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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