Like MYOB Limited

announced 12/12/2008 via BNC Analysis

Archer Capital, HarbourVest Partners, LLC, will acquire MYOB Limited

synopsis: The board of Australian software business MYOB has agreed to a buy-out by private equity firms Archer Capital and HarbourVest Partners. The deal is reported to be worth AUS$450m ($296m).
buyer: Archer Capital
buyer: HarbourVest Partners, LLC
HarbourVest Partners, LLC is a global private equity investment firm. It was founded in 1997 to assume the business of Hancock Venture Partners, Inc., which was formed in 1982. The company is 100%-owned by members of the investment team. "
target: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Limited develops, publishes, and provides business management software, services, and solutions for small and medium sized businesses and for professionals in accounting practices in Australia, Europe, and New Zealand.
price ($mm)[EV]
$293 [$270]
rev ($mm)
$203
EBITDA ($mm)
$78
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
3.5x
closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Infoniqa, purchased Swiss Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: The Infoniqa Group, a specialist for HR software and services, has acquired the Swiss arm of Sage, Sage Schweiz AG. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: Elvaston Capital Management GmbH
buyer: Infoniqa
As a specialist for HR software and services, Infoniqa provides solutions for human resources management, personnel accounting, time management and outsourcing. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Locaweb, acquired ConnectPlug

synopsis: Locaweb, a Brazilian provider of web hosting services, has acquired ConnectPlug, a provider of SaaS-based point of sale systems (POS) for SMEs in Brazil. ConnectPlug offers a complete POS system that features solutions for table service and self service. Their platform also provides ERP solutions that allow users to manage their entire company.
buyer: Locaweb (BOVESPA:LWSA3:$79.27)
Locaweb offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil. It offers infrastructure as a service, including cloud servers, physical servers and data center services; and platform as a service that include Website hosting, hosting in cloud, domain and other services. "
target: ConnectPlug
ConnectPlug is a provider of SaaS-based point of sale systems (POS) for SMEs in Brazil. ConnectPlug offers a complete POS management system that features solutions for table service and self service. Their platform also provides ERP solutions that allow users to manage their entire company.
price ($mm)
$3.42
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announced 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Access Group, will purchase Asia and Australia Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Sage has entered into an agreement for the sale of its businesses in Asia and Australia (excluding global products) with The Access Group. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$128
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., will acquire ECi Software Solutions

synopsis: ECI Software Solutions, a leader in cloud-based business management software solutions for small and medium sized companies, announced that Leonard Green & Partners will acquire a majority stake in the company from funds advised by Apax Partners and The Carlyle Group.
buyer: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”) is a leading private equity investment firm founded in 1989 and based in Los Angeles. Their firm partners with experienced management teams and often with founders to invest in market-leading companies. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: ECi Software Solutions
ECI Software Solutions provides industry-specific business software solutions and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECI has served small to medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction, and field service organizations.
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closed 9/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Visma Advantage, acquired Cash Software

synopsis: Visma, European leader in cloud business solutions, has acquired Cash Software, a highly experienced online business software specialist with which all standard business processes can be fully automated. Cash Software will remain a separate entity within the Visma group and continue its business activities as an independent organization.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Visma Advantage
Visma is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Cash Software
Cash Software is a highly experienced online business software specialist with which all standard business processes can be fully automated.
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announced 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire Exact Holding N.V.

synopsis: Exact, a frontrunner in financial and business software for small to medium sized businesses and accountants, has announced that KKR will acquire a controlling interest in Exact. KKR will buy the stake from funds advised by APAX partners.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Exact Holding N.V. (EXACT:$199.46)
Exact is a frontrunner in financial and business software for small to medium sized businesses and accountants. Hundreds of thousands of small to medium-sized businesses worldwide rely on Exact accounting and ERP software to make smart, informed decisions.
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closed 10/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Solmicro, acquired Grupo i68

synopsis: Solmicro, a Spanish company that develops ERP and CRM management software for SMEs, has acquired Grupo i68, a company in Spain that develops and markets ERP management software for SMEs. Grupo i68's IZARO ERP solution is an integrated ERP system for industrial, distribution, service, food, consumer packaged goods and health companies.
buyer parent: Zucchetti Group SPA
buyer: Solmicro
Solmicro is a Spanish company that specializes in developing ERP and CRM management software for SMEs. Their Solmicro-eXpertis ERP solution is highly customizable and offers solutions for project management, warehouse management, POS, e-Commerce, and much more. "
target: Grupo i68
Grupo i68 is a Spanish company that develops and markets ERP management software for SMEs. Their IZARO ERP solution is an integrated ERP system for industrial, distribution, service, food, consumer packaged goods and health companies.
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announced 5/9/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Panostaja, will acquire Oscar Software Group Oy

synopsis: Panostaja Oyj, an investment company, has signed an agreement to acquire the share capital of Oscar Software Group Oy, a software service company specialized in the development of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and various business services. Both companies are based in Tampere, Finland.
buyer: Panostaja (HLSE:PNA1V:$242.58)
Panostaja is an investment company developing Finnish SMEs in the role of an active majority shareholder. The company aims to be the most sought-after partner for business owners selling their companies as well as for the best managers and investors. "
target: Oscar Software Group Oy
Oscar Software Group Oy, established in 2005, is a software service company specialized in the development of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and various business services. They are located in Tampere, Finland.
price ($mm)
$5.93*
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired ACCEO Solutions

synopsis: Constellation Software announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, N. Harris Computer Corporation, has acquired Acceo Solutions. Acceo provides management, accounting and payment solutions, consulting and support for e-business to small and medium businesses, hardware and building centers, retail, public sector, daycare centers and tour operators.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
N. Harris Computer Corporation focuses on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies. Their focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers over time. "
target: ACCEO Solutions
A leading Canadian IT company with approximately 60,000 clients, Acceo Solutions specializes in the design, implementation and integration of, and support for, management software; e-business development; and payment, professional, and technical services.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$93
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/14/2017 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, will acquire ECi Software Solutions

synopsis: Funds advised by Apax Partners ("Apax Funds") announced that they have reached a definitive agreement to acquire ECi Software Solutions, a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB) across the distribution, field services, building and construction and manufacturing industries.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners LLP is a leading global private equity advisory firm. Apax Partners has raised and advised funds with aggregate commitments in excess of $48 billion. Funds advised by Apax Partners invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech and Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: ECi Software Solutions
ECi Software Solutions provides industry-specific business management software and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. ECi has served small to medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction, and field and IT services organizations.
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closed 7/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Advanced, acquired Hudman Limited

synopsis: Advanced, a provider of healthcare, enterprise, and other business solutions and services to the public and private sectors, has acquired Hudman, a provider of cloud-based ERP solutions for small and medium sized businesses. Hudman's software covers the entire business process, from accounts and payroll, to operations, stock, customers and more.
buyer: Advanced
Advanced is a provider of healthcare, enterprise, and other business solutions and services to the public and private sectors. Their healthcare portfolio includes patient care management and clinical software solutions, while its enterprise suite includes financial management, HR, payroll, and CRM. "
target: Hudman Limited
Hudman provides cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions for small and medium sized businesses. Specialising in software for manufacturing, construction, installation and project based industries, they offer solutions that can adapt to suit the needs of modern businesses.
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closed 11/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Oracle Corporation, acquired NetSuite, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle announced that a majority of the unaffiliated shares of NetSuite Inc. were validly tendered and the other conditions to the tender offer have been satisfied. The acquisition of NetSuite will be consummated by Oracle on Monday, November 7, 2016. NetSuite is the world's leading provider of cloud-based business management software.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle Corporation is the world's largest enterprise software company. It offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. "
target: NetSuite, Inc. (N:$897.49)
NetSuite is the world's leading provider of cloud-based business management software. NetSuite helps companies manage core business processes with a single, fully integrated system covering ERP/financials, CRM, ecommerce, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,794 [$6,622]*
rev ($mm)
$897
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/11/2016 via Company Press Release

Forterro Inc., acquired SYLOB SAS

synopsis: Forterro, a group of European ERP software and services companies, announced that it has acquired privately-held Sylob, a leading supplier of ERP software for small to midmarket manufacturers of industrial products in France.
buyer: Forterro Inc.
Forterro is a group of software companies that deliver strong operational ERP functionality to specialized geographical or vertical markets. The Forterro portfolio of ERP software solutions serves more than 3,000 customers around the world. "
target: SYLOB SAS
Sylob has developed and implemented ERP software solutions exclusively for industrial SMEs in France. Sylob serves an active community of users across a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive, electronics, industrial machinery, plastics, and jewelry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/16/2014 via Company Press Release

Jeeves Information Systems AB, acquired SolvAxis

synopsis: Jeeves Information Systems AB (Jeeves), a growing provider of ERP software solutions for small to midmarket manufacturing and distribution companies worldwide, announced that it has acquired privately-held SolvAxis, supplier of one of the leading Swiss-made ERP solutions and provider of enterprise management software solutions.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Jeeves Information Systems AB
Jeeves develops ERP systems for small and midsized companies. The ERP systems are user friendly, easily customizable, and at the same time optimal for continuous improvement of business support. Jeeves' head office is located in Stockholm, Sweden. "
target: SolvAxis
SolvAxis has been building enterprise management software solutions since 1987, with expertise in enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise content management (ECM), business process management (BPM), and corporate performance management (CPM) software solutions.
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closed 3/12/2014 via BusinessWire

Carlyle Group, acquired ECi Software Solutions

synopsis: ECi Software Solutions, a leader in industry-specific business management and e-commerce software solutions, announced it has been acquired by global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: ECi Software Solutions
ECi Software Solutions provides business and e-commerce solutions, offering on-premise and cloud-based technologies. They serve the manufacturing, office equipment, office supplies, contract office furniture, lumber and building materials, hardware and janitorial/sanitation sectors.
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announced 9/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Stratatel Limited, will acquire JCurve Solutions

synopsis: Stratatel Limited, an Australian software company providing cloud-based telecommunications expense management solutions to businesses internationally, is pleased to announce it has signed a Heads of Agreement to acquire the software design and promotion business of JCurve Solutions, a leading cloud-based accounting and ERP software provider.
buyer: Stratatel Limited
Stratatel Limited provides specialised and innovative business-to-business software solutions and services. Founded in 1997, Stratatel developed its flagship business software solution FleetManager to enable organisations to monitor and manage their telecommunications. "
target: JCurve Solutions (ASX:JCS:$8.13)
JCurve are one of the only providers of a fully featured, fully integrated system specifically tailored to the needs of small businesses in the Australia and New Zealand region. Its software is delivered in the ‘Cloud’ and is steadily increasing its market share in Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$3.27
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/30/2013 via Company Press Release

Sidetrade SA, purchased FRP Collect from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Sidetrade completed the takeover of the Sage FRP Collect business from Sage in France, one of the leading global suppliers of Business Management Software. The Sage FRP Collect business help manage financial relationships with customers.
buyer: Sidetrade SA (ENXTPA:ALBFR:$32.78)
Sidetrade is a SaaS pioneer, offering companies solutions for financial customer relationship management. Sidetrade combines its cloud computing technology, Sidetrade Network, with expert resources and best practice to create value for companies. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a leading supplier of business management software and services to more than 6 million customers worldwide. The Sage FRP Collect business help manage financial relationships with customers.
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closed 3/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Advanced Computer Software plc, acquired Computer Software Holdings Limited

synopsis: Computer Software Holdings (CSH) has been acquired from its private equity owner, HgCapital, by Advanced Computer Software plc. CSH provides accountancy software to small and medium-sized businesses as well as back office software to UK professional services firms.
buyer: Advanced Computer Software plc (GB:ASW:$333.60)
Advanced Computer Software Group plc is the leading supplier of software and IT services to the health, care and commercial sectors with a primary focus on delivering high quality products and services to enable first class delivery of care in the community. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Computer Software Holdings Limited
Computer Software Holdings Limited, doing business as CSH, provides software solution and services to the Not-For-Profit, Legal, Accounting and other sectors. They offer accounting and ERP systems to UK business and are a provider of project, field service, and hire management software.
price ($mm)
$164
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
$21
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
7.7x
announced 8/24/2011 via BNC Analysis

Bain Capital, will acquire MYOB Limited

synopsis: Bain Capital has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MYOB Ltd for an undisclosed amount of money, from the consortium led by Archer Capital which acquired the business in February 2009. MYOB Limited provides business management and accounting practice solutions to businesses in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: Bain Capital
Established in 1984, Bain Capital is a leading private investment firm. The company's affiliated advisors make private equity, public equity, leveraged debt asset, venture capital, and absolute return investments across multiple sectors, industries, and asset classes. "
target parent: Archer Capital
target: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Ltd provides business management and accounting practice solutions to businesses in Australia and New Zealand. It offers accounting and finance, retail and hospitality, tax, retail point of sale, people and payroll, and CRM software solutions, as well as business Web hosting services.
price ($mm)
$1,257
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announced 10/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

MYOB Limited, will purchase GreatSoft Australia from GreatSoft

synopsis: MYOB, an Australian provider of business management solutions, will acquire GreatSoft Australia, a provider of Customer Relationship Management software for accounting firms and practices. GreatSoft's cloud-based practice management software streamlines accounting firms and improves communication with their clients.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
Australia-based MYOB is a leading provider of business management solutions. The company's innovative software and services simplify many parts of a business, including accounting, payroll, retail Point of Sale, Customer Relationship Management, websites, tax, and more. "
seller: GreatSoft
GreatSoft Australia is a provider of Customer Relationship Management software for accounting firms and practices. Its cloud-based practice management software streamlines accounting firms and improves communication with their clients.
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closed 5/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired MYOB Limited

synopsis: Global investment firm KKR has acquired MYOB Group, a leading provider of online business management solutions. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses and accountants across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Group Ltd is a leading provider of online business management solutions. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses and accountants across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,138 [$1,439]*
rev ($mm)
$317
EBITDA ($mm)
$95
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
18.2x
announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

MYOB Limited, will purchase Accountants Practice Management Division from Reckon Limited

synopsis: Australian cloud accounting provider Reckon announced the sale of its Accountants Practice Management division to MYOB. Reckon's Accountants Practice Management division provides accounting, tax compliance and related software to more than 4,000 large and small accounting practices in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Group Ltd is a leading provider of online business management solutions. MYOB makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more. "
seller: Reckon Limited (ASX:RKN:$54.95)
Reckon's Accountants Practice Management division includes three operating businesses (Reckon APS, Reckon Elite, and Reckon Docs) that provide accounting, tax compliance and related software to more than 4,000 large and small accounting practices in Australia and New Zealand.
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$138
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announced 2/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

MYOB Limited, will acquire Paycorp

synopsis: MYOB will acquire Australian payment solutions provider Paycorp, the accounting software vendor has announced. Paycorp has more than 6500 clients, including banks and businesses of varying sizes across Australia. The payment platform will bridge a gap between MYOB’s accounting and payment solutions.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Ltd is a leading cloud based business management solutions provider. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more. "
target: Paycorp
Paycorp is an International company with presence in Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka. Their international expertise allow them to act as a local online Payment Solutions Provider (PSP). They provide cutting-edge payment solutions to help organisations become PCI compliant.
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$37
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closed 8/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

MYOB Limited, acquired Greentree International Limited

synopsis: Leading provider of online business management solutions, MYOB Group Limited announced the acquisition of Greentree. Headquartered in Auckland, Greentree delivers leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to over 850 larger businesses across New Zealand, Australia, the UK and US.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Ltd is a leading cloud based business management solutions provider. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more. "
target: Greentree International Limited
Headquartered in Auckland, Greentree delivers leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to over 850 larger businesses across New Zealand, Australia, the UK and US.
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$18
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closed 9/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

MYOB Limited, acquired Information Management Services Limited

synopsis: Leading cloud accounting provider MYOB Group Limited announced the acquisition of New Zealand-based payroll provider Information Management Services Limited (IMS) for a purchase price of NZ$9.7 million. IMS is a leading provider of payroll solutions to over 10,000 small and medium businesses in New Zealand.
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Ltd is a leading cloud based business management solutions provider. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more. "
target: Information Management Services Limited
Information Management Systems has been developing and supporting payroll solutions for New Zealand businesses for over 30 years. It supplies payroll software to over 10,000 businesses who have between 1 to 5000+ employees in NZ and the Pacific Islands.
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$5.18
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announced 5/28/2015 via Company Press Release

MYOB Limited, will acquire Ace Payroll

synopsis: MYOB Limited, the market-leading provider of business management software solutions in Australia and New Zealand, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire New Zealand-based Ace Payroll. Ace Payroll provides payroll solutions for thousands of New Zealand SMEs with its easy low cost software.
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB is Australia’s leading accounting software provider. It makes life easier for approx. 1.2 million businesses across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, CRM, websites, job costing, practice management, inventory, mobile payments and more. "
target: Ace Payroll
Ace Payroll provides payroll solutions for thousands of New Zealand SMEs. Ace Payroll helps New Zealand employers take control on pay day with easy low cost software.
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announced 8/14/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

MYOB Limited, will acquire PayGlobal Limited

synopsis: MYOB Finance NZ Limited announced it has signed a conditional agreement to purchase PayGlobal Limited. a privately held software company, which employs approximately 120 customer-focused, talented individuals across Australia and New Zealand. Their PayGlobal Exolvo software solution provides integrated payroll and HR management tools.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Ltd provides business management and accounting practice solutions to businesses in Australia and New Zealand. It offers accounting and finance, retail and hospitality, tax, retail point of sale, people and payroll, and CRM software solutions, as well as business Web hosting services. "
target: PayGlobal Limited
PayGlobal Limited is a privately held software company established in 1991, which employs approximately 120 customer-focused, talented individuals across Australia and New Zealand. Their PayGlobal Exolvo software solution provides integrated payroll and HR management tools.
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announced 8/24/2011 via BNC Analysis

Bain Capital, will acquire MYOB Limited

synopsis: Bain Capital has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MYOB Ltd for an undisclosed amount of money, from the consortium led by Archer Capital which acquired the business in February 2009. MYOB Limited provides business management and accounting practice solutions to businesses in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: Bain Capital
Established in 1984, Bain Capital is a leading private investment firm. The company's affiliated advisors make private equity, public equity, leveraged debt asset, venture capital, and absolute return investments across multiple sectors, industries, and asset classes. "
target parent: Archer Capital
target: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Ltd provides business management and accounting practice solutions to businesses in Australia and New Zealand. It offers accounting and finance, retail and hospitality, tax, retail point of sale, people and payroll, and CRM software solutions, as well as business Web hosting services.
price ($mm)
$1,257
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announced 12/12/2008 via BNC Analysis

Archer Capital, HarbourVest Partners, LLC, will acquire MYOB Limited

synopsis: The board of Australian software business MYOB has agreed to a buy-out by private equity firms Archer Capital and HarbourVest Partners. The deal is reported to be worth AUS$450m ($296m).
buyer: Archer Capital
buyer: HarbourVest Partners, LLC
HarbourVest Partners, LLC is a global private equity investment firm. It was founded in 1997 to assume the business of Hancock Venture Partners, Inc., which was formed in 1982. The company is 100%-owned by members of the investment team. "
target: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Limited develops, publishes, and provides business management software, services, and solutions for small and medium sized businesses and for professionals in accounting practices in Australia, Europe, and New Zealand.
price ($mm)[EV]
$293 [$270]
rev ($mm)
$203
EBITDA ($mm)
$78
EV / rev
1.4x
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3.5x
announced 3/31/2008 via Company Press Release

CCH Incorporated, will purchase the Accountants Division of MYOB UK and MYOB Ireland from MYOB Limited

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business has signed an agreement to acquire from MYOB Limited the Accountants Division of MYOB UK and MYOB Ireland, a software and services provider to accountancy practices.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
seller: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Limited develops, publishes, and provides business management software, services, and solutions for small and medium sized businesses and for professionals in accounting practices in Australia, Europe, and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$73
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.3x
closed 6/9/2004 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners, acquired Solution 6 Professional and Enterprise

synopsis: Francisco Partners, one of the world's largest technology focused private equity funds, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Solution 6's Professional and Enterprise business from Solution 6 Holdings, Ltd. Solution 6 Professional and Enterprise, a leading provider of software and services for global service organizations.
buyer: Francisco Partners
Francisco Partners is one of the world's largest technology-focused private equity funds. The firm was founded to pursue structured investments in technology companies at strategic, technological, and operational inflection points. "
target parent: MYOB Limited
target: Solution 6 Professional and Enterprise
Solution 6 Professional and Enterprise, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a leading provider of software for services organizations. The global software company offers a comprehensive suite of solutions, consisting of financial, resource and practice management software that enables services organiz
price ($mm)
$25
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closed 1/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

illion, acquired Proviso

synopsis: Data registries and analytics business illion has acquired Australian fintech startup Proviso. Proviso provides automated bank statement retrieval, analysis, and categorization solutions, boasting other fintech startups through to ASX- and NYSE-listed lenders and banks and credit unions as clients. They process more data than their competitors.
buyer parent: Archer Capital
buyer: illion
illion provides data and analytics products and services in Australasia, with its consumer and commercial credit registries representing a core element of Australasia's financial infrastructure. illion leverages its credit registries to provide end-to-end customer management solutions to clients. "
target: Proviso
Australia-based Proviso is a fintech startup that provides automated bank statement retrieval, analysis, and categorization solutions, boasting other fintech startups through to ASX- and NYSE-listed lenders and banks and credit unions as clients. They process more data faster than their competitors.
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closed 10/31/2016 via Company Press Release

Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited, acquired TenderLink.com Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Dun & Bradstreet Australia, Australia and New Zealand's longest-established credit information bureau, has acquired TenderLink, one of the largest online procurement communities in Australasia.
buyer parent: Archer Capital
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited
Established in 1887, Dun & Bradstreet is Australia and New Zealand's longest-established credit information bureau. Backed by its extensive database, Dun & Bradstreet helps businesses to make informed credit decisions, and consumers to access personal credit information. "
target parent: Fairfax Media Ltd.
target: TenderLink.com Pty Ltd.
TenderLink, established in 1994, is one of the largest online procurement communities in Australasia. TenderLink provides a central gateway for the advertisement and management of tenders, quotes and expressions of interests published by government, public and private sector procurers.
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closed 11/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aspire2, acquired Safety 'n Action Ltd

synopsis: Aspire2 Group, the newly formed training organisation backed by Australian private equity firm Archer Capital, will acquire Safety ‘n Action. Safety ‘n Action was established in 2001 and has grown exponentially to become New Zealand’s most renowned Health & Safety Training provider.
buyer parent: Archer Capital
buyer: Aspire2
Aspire2 Group is a newly formed training organisation backed by Australian private equity firm Archer Capital. Aspire2 was formed through the acquisition of five New Zealand based private education businesses. "
target: Safety 'n Action Ltd
Safety n Action was established in 2001 and has grown exponentially to become NZ’s most renowned Health & Safety Training provider.
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announced 6/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Archer Capital, will acquire Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited

synopsis: Australian private equity buyout firm Archer Capital has agreed to buy the Australia and New Zealand business of credit information provider Dun & Bradstreet Corp. Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight.
buyer: Archer Capital
Archer Capital is one of Australia’s leading private equity investment houses, with $2 billion in funds under management or advice and the longest track record of any leveraged buyout (LBO) manager in Australia. "
target parent: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
target: Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited
D&B Australia is a trusted leader in commercial risk and receivables management and owns and operates an emerging high growth consumer credit service. Through these three primary units, D&B Australia is able to collect high quality data on most businesses within Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$170
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announced 8/24/2011 via BNC Analysis

Bain Capital, will acquire MYOB Limited

synopsis: Bain Capital has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MYOB Ltd for an undisclosed amount of money, from the consortium led by Archer Capital which acquired the business in February 2009. MYOB Limited provides business management and accounting practice solutions to businesses in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: Bain Capital
Established in 1984, Bain Capital is a leading private investment firm. The company's affiliated advisors make private equity, public equity, leveraged debt asset, venture capital, and absolute return investments across multiple sectors, industries, and asset classes. "
target parent: Archer Capital
target: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Ltd provides business management and accounting practice solutions to businesses in Australia and New Zealand. It offers accounting and finance, retail and hospitality, tax, retail point of sale, people and payroll, and CRM software solutions, as well as business Web hosting services.
price ($mm)
$1,257
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announced 12/12/2008 via BNC Analysis

Archer Capital, HarbourVest Partners, LLC, will acquire MYOB Limited

synopsis: The board of Australian software business MYOB has agreed to a buy-out by private equity firms Archer Capital and HarbourVest Partners. The deal is reported to be worth AUS$450m ($296m).
buyer: Archer Capital
buyer: HarbourVest Partners, LLC
HarbourVest Partners, LLC is a global private equity investment firm. It was founded in 1997 to assume the business of Hancock Venture Partners, Inc., which was formed in 1982. The company is 100%-owned by members of the investment team. "
target: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Limited develops, publishes, and provides business management software, services, and solutions for small and medium sized businesses and for professionals in accounting practices in Australia, Europe, and New Zealand.
price ($mm)[EV]
$293 [$270]
rev ($mm)
$203
EBITDA ($mm)
$78
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
3.5x
closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

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

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 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 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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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)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
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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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

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

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

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

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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Neusoft Corporation
Neusoft Corporation
Neusoft is a leading IT solutions & services company and the largest offshore software and service outsourcing provider in China. Neusoft's software products and platform are the key knowledge assets and the base to construct reliable industry-oriented IT solutions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,116.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$59.14
EBIT ($mm)
$35.39
Net Income ($mm)
$165.30
Employees
16706
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Ticker: TOTS3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TOTVS S.A.
TOTVS S.A.
TOTVS is a top management software provider, platform and business consulting. Its operations are conducted by three concepts: fluid technology, essentiality and agile ERP, complemented by vertical solutions, Business Consulting, Cloud and SaaS.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$438.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$73.50
EBIT ($mm)
$59.92
Net Income ($mm)
$40.27
Employees
0
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Ticker: HLSE:DIGIA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digia Plc
Digia Plc
Digia is a profitably growing IT service company that helps its customers harness digitalization opportunities. As a visionary partner, Digia develops and innovates solutions that support business operations together with its customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$168.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.38
EBIT ($mm)
$13.59
Net Income ($mm)
$10.04
Employees
1266
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Ticker: TSE:3844
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comture Corporation
Comture Corporation
Comture Corp offers groupware solution and web solution which provides information sharing environments. The Company offers ERP solution services as well as provides network management services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$135.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.26
EBIT ($mm)
$14.10
Net Income ($mm)
$9.69
Employees
1119
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Ticker: AIM:KBT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
K3 Business Technology Group plc
K3 Business Technology Group plc
K3 is a leading global supplier of integrated business systems to retailers, manufacturers and distributors. K3 has over 25 years’ experience of delivering award winning solutions for more than 3000 customers across 20 countries.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$108.52
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($18.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
690
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Ticker: TSE:3983
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
oRo Co., Ltd.
oRo Co., Ltd.
oRo, based in Japan, has two main divisions, a business solutions division which develops cloud software 'ZAC Enterprise' and 'Reforma PSA' and a communication division which focuses on digital advertising.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.68
EBIT ($mm)
$9.28
Net Income ($mm)
$6.17
Employees
337
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Ticker: TSXV:SYZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sylogist Ltd.
Sylogist Ltd.
Based in Canada, Sylogist is a technology innovation company that, through strategic acquisitions, investments and operations management, provides intellectual property solutions to a wide range of Public Sector customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$30.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.43
EBIT ($mm)
$11.43
Net Income ($mm)
$8.13
Employees
91
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Ticker: 4329
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Works Applications Co Ltd.
Works Applications Co Ltd.
Founded in 1996 in Japan, Works Applications has since gone from strength to strength to establish itself as one of the leading market players in the field of Enterprise Resource Planning Solutions for large corporations worldwide.
year
2002
rev ($mm)
$29.60
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ATSE:ENTER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entersoft S.A.
Entersoft S.A.
Entersoft is a leading business software and services provider in South East Europe and the Middle East. Entersoft offers a business software suite with ERP, CRM, WMS, Mobile, E-Commerce and B.I. applications. The industries they serve include manufacturing, food, retail, hospitality, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$18.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$4.75
Net Income ($mm)
$3.41
Employees
257
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$20,635.61
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,952.87
Employees
0
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$14,638.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,859.73
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6,117.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,728.70
EBIT ($mm)
$2,675.80
Net Income ($mm)
$1,829.50
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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