Like Alarm.com, Inc.

closed 2/13/2009 via PR Newswire

ABS Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Alarm.com, Inc.

synopsis: MicroStrategy Incorporated a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, announced the sale of its majority-owned subsidiary, Alarm.com Incorporated, to a consortium of investors led by ABS Capital Partners. Alarm.com is a provider of web-enabled residential and commercial security and activity monitoring technology.
buyer: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
ABS Capital Partners is a private equity firm founded to invest in mid to later stage growth companies in order to create significant, market-leading companies. The firm's investment strategy focuses on companies in the healthcare, technology, business services, and media and communications sectors."
target parent: Microstrategy, Inc.
target: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com provides wireless and web-enabled security system technology to residential and commercial customers. In 2003, Alarm.com was the first company to launch an all-digital wireless signaling solution with remote web-based monitoring and always-on activity reporting.
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closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

PayLease LLC, acquired Zego Inc.

synopsis: PayLease, a leading PropTech provider for the property management and Homeowner Association (HOA) industry, has acquired Zego, a platform for creating modern, digitally engaged apartment communities. Zego integrates smart home devices with a single app that connects residents with management, maintenance and a marketplace for local services.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: PayLease LLC
PayLease is the leading provider of online payments, billing, and utility expense management tools for HOAs and property management companies. PayLease enables property managers to improve their business’ operational efficiencies and boost net operating income. "
target: Zego Inc.
Zego is an all-in-one, fully-integrated platform for creating modern, digitally engaged apartment communities. Zego integrates smart home devices with a single app that connects residents with management, maintenance and a marketplace for local services.
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closed 3/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Guardian Access & Door Hardware, acquired Garageio

synopsis: Guardian Access & Door Hardware, a manufacturer of operators and parts for the garage door industry, has acquired Alottazs Labs LLC, creator of Garageio. Garageio is a mobile application that allows users to securely control and monitor their garage door using their existing garage door opener and smartphone.
buyer: Guardian Access & Door Hardware
Guardian Access & Door Hardware specializes in the design and manufacture of operators, die castings, component stampings and plastic moldings for the garage door industry. Guardian strives to exceed the expectations of their customers through their comprehensive service and innovative designs. "
target: Garageio
Alottazs Labs LLC is a company that specializes in software/hardware solutions that simplifies everyday life. The company's Garageio mobile application allows users to securely control and monitor their garage door using their existing garage door opener and smartphone.
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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Comcast Corporation, acquired Stringify

synopsis: Stringify has been acquired by Comcast. Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: Stringify
Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
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closed 8/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

ZiBlue SAS, acquired Imperihome

synopsis: Imperihome home automation interface was bought by ZiBlue. The Imperihome application has been recognized in the domain of home automation interfaces for a few years now. It allows a single, customizable interface to access all its connected systems.
buyer: ZiBlue SAS
ZiBlue is changing the Smart Home market by creating the first global solution to make any home Smart in less than one minute and for free. ZiBlue provides compatibility between all Smart Home and Connected devices whatever their brands. "
target: Imperihome
ImperiHome, based in France, is an Android application that allows users to control their home automation systems and connected objects from a single and highly customizable interface; for a unique control experience. It is developed by Everytygo, a specialist in Internet of Things and smart homes.
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closed 4/19/2017 via Market Wire

Fulham Co., Inc., acquired Control Network Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, announced the acquisition of the assets of partner company Control Network Solutions (CNS), the UK-based creator of the elitedali™ smart lighting control and management system.
buyer: Fulham Co., Inc.
Fulham Co., Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of LED modules & drivers, LED emergency lighting systems, electronic fluorescent ballasts, lamps, EHID ballasts, and more. "
target: Control Network Solutions Ltd
Control Network Solutions (CNS) is the UK-based creator of the elitedali™ smart lighting control and management system. CNS's smart IoT based lighting control solution for all types of commercial buildings is disrupting the traditional a market, globally.
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closed 4/10/2017 via PR Web

EarthBend, acquired Clear2there

synopsis: EarthBend, a premier value-added distributor of business telecommunications and IT solutions, announced it has acquired Clear2there, a leading provider of advanced video surveillance, smart-home, smart-business, smart-farm applications and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for service providers and enterprises.
buyer: EarthBend
EarthBend has been distributing telephony peripherals and IT solutions to a vast group a telecommunication resellers since 1993. In addition to their US and Canadian distribution footprint, EarthBend has been serving clients directly in the Midwest for 30 years. "
target: Clear2there
Clear2there is a leading provider of advanced video surveillance, smart-home, smart-business, smart-farm applications and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for service providers and enterprises.
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closed 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Kramer Electronics LTD, acquired iRule, LLC

synopsis: Kramer Electronics, a leading player and pioneer in the Pro Audio/Video industry, has acquired iRule, a developer of cloud-based control and automation software for commercial and residential markets.
buyer: Kramer Electronics LTD
Kramer Electronics is a leading player and pioneer in the Pro Audio/Video industry. They are dedicated to developing creative, reliable and value oriented audio, video and computer signal processing solutions, and distributing them worldwide with an uncompromising level of service and support. "
target: iRule, LLC
iRule, LLC is a Michigan-based cloud software company offering products for home entertainment and home automation. Their mission is to advance the convergence of Internet and the home by developing a suite of innovative, easy-to-use, fully featured and flexible cloud-based remote controls.
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announced 6/23/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Alarm.com, Inc., will purchase Connect and Piper from iControl Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Alarm.com Holdings, Inc., the leading platform solution for the connected home and business, will acquire Connect and Piper from Icontrol Networks. Connect provides an interactive security and home automation platform that powers several service providers’ solutions. Piper designs, produces and sells a Wi-Fi-enabled video and home automation hub.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform solution for the connected home. Alarm.com makes connected home technology broadly accessible to millions of home and business owners. "
seller: iControl Networks, Inc.
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing award-winning solutions for the home management market. iControl Connect combines wifi and Z-Wave technologies with leading security control panels. Piper is an all- in - one smart home system that is customizable.
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announced 6/23/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Comcast Corporation, will acquire iControl Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Cable giant Comcast Corp. has agreed to acquire Icontrol Networks Inc., a leader in connected home technology and innovation, creating solutions that provide greater peace-of-mind, enable simple home and energy management, and make life more convenient for consumers around the world.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: iControl Networks, Inc.
Icontrol Networks is a leader in connected home technology and innovation, creating solutions that provide greater peace-of-mind, enable simple home and energy management, and make life more convenient for consumers around the world.
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closed 10/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Astek, acquired Axible Technologies

synopsis: Astek has acquired a majority stake in Axible Technologies, a digital acces control company. Founded in 2007, The Axible develops solutions that transforms telephones into universal remote controls.
buyer: Astek
Founded in 1988, Astek is an independent French group which has become a major player in the IT services industry. The group’s technical and operational expertise is focused on four major activities: Consulting, Information systems, Scientific and technical engineering, and Facilities management. "
target: Axible Technologies
Axible Technologies develops solutions that transform telephones into universal remote controls. Its technical command of the products concerned and its ability to construct ergonomic management interfaces has enabled it to progress towards comfortable smarthome solutions.
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announced 2/13/2015 via Company Press Release

British Gas, will acquire AlertMe.com Ltd.

synopsis: AlertMe.com Ltd. announced that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of the company to British Gas (part of the Centrica plc group). Founded in 2006, AlertMe.com provides a scalable, resilient and interoperable platform to connect an ecosystem of devices and appliances in the home.
buyer parent: Centrica plc
buyer: British Gas
British Gas is the UK’s leading energy supplier, and serves around 11 million homes in Britain –nearly half the country’s homes – as well as providing energy to around half a million UK businesses. "
target: AlertMe.com Ltd.
AlertMe.com was founded in 2006 and provides a scalable, resilient and interoperable platform to connect an ecosystem of devices and appliances in the home. It provides an end to end service that goes beyond point solutions, allowing devices and applications to work together seamlessly.
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announced 8/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., will acquire SmartThings

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire SmartThings, the leading open platform for the smart home and the consumer Internet of Things. SmartThings supports an open and growing ecosystem of developers, who are producing new types of connected devices and unique apps in the cloud.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. It is transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors, and LED solutions. "
target: SmartThings
SmartThings is the open platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). SmartThings enables consumers to easily install connected devices and control them through a single mobile app that makes their homes smarter, more reactive and more enjoyable.
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closed 1/3/2013 via Reuters

Microsoft Corporation, acquired id8 Group R2 Studios Inc

synopsis: Microsoft Corp bought start-up id8 Group R2 Studios Inc as it looks to expand further in technology focused on the home and entertainment. id8 Group R2 Studios has launched a Google Android application to allow users to control home heating and lighting systems from smartphones.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$143,015.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: id8 Group R2 Studios Inc
id8 Group R2 Studios Inc. is a startup that makes home automation software for mobile devices. R2′s first project is an Android app that allows users to control their heating and lighting systems via their smartphone devices.
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closed 1/13/2011 via BusinessWire

Motorola Mobility, acquired 4Home, Inc.

synopsis: Pond Ventures has announced the acquisition closing of 4Home, Inc. 4Home was acquired by Motorola Mobility, Inc. The company delivers connected home services through its carrier-grade software platform, ControlPoint, including energy management, home security and monitoring, media management and home health.
buyer parent: Motorola, Inc.
buyer: Motorola Mobility
Motorola Mobility, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Motorola, Inc. The Motorola Mobility division includes mobile handsets, wireless accessories, and home digital media devices. "
target: 4Home, Inc.
4Home, Inc. has designed, developed, and patented an award-winning software and services platform. 4Home’s platform bridges the gap between the consumer and the sea of information and disparate devices with the specific goal of delivering “Connected Home Services.”
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announced 11/4/2010 via PR Newswire

uControl, Inc. will be merged with iControl Networks, Inc.,

synopsis: iControl Networks and uControl announced that the companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement. The merger combines the two market leaders in broadband home management, and promises to deliver a best-in-class solution that includes interactive home security and home security companies and utilities.
buyer: iControl Networks, Inc.
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing award-winning solutions defining the broadband home management market. iControl delivers iControl ConnectedLife, the next generation of home management, security and connectivity. "
target: uControl, Inc.
Austin-based uControl delivers an open, technology-agnostic Home Security, Monitoring and Automation (SMA) software platform making the Connected Home a reality. uControl focuses on the full spectrum of SMA solutions, leading with next generation home security.
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closed 8/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

eZLO, acquired MiOS

synopsis: eZLO, a global innovator and developer of smart home automation solutions, announced the acquisition of the California-based company MiOS, a leading smart home services platform provider (PaaS) with an established history in the rapidly expanding IoT market.
buyer: eZLO
eZLO is a global innovator of home automation solutions, engineering world-class home automation technology and solutions. "
target: MiOS
Founded in 2008, MiOS is a trusted global Intelligent Home Platform as a Service (PaaS) company. They are represented in over 58 countries, and focused on developing and distributing advanced control and monitoring solutions for the home and small enterprise markets.
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closed 12/23/2011 via Company Press Release

Experian plc, acquired Garlik Limited

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announced that it has acquired Garlik Limited, a provider of web monitoring services based in the United Kingdom. Garlik uses Semantic Web Technologies to help consumers protect themselves from the risks of identity theft and financial fraud. The company's main product is DataPatrol.
buyer: Experian plc (LSE:EXPN:$5,171.00)
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: Garlik Limited
Garlik Ltd. is the leading technology innovator and identity expert. The company's purpose is to change people’s experience of using the web by providing services that help consumers protect themselves from the risk of identity theft and financial fraud.
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closed 6/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Kliksafe, acquired FilterNet

synopsis: Evangelische Omroep (EO) has decided to sell FilterNet to Kliksafe, in order to be able to focus more on its core activities as a broadcaster. Both FilterNet and Kliksafe have been filtering internet content for years based on Biblical values and standards, and the products complement each other nicely.
buyer: Kliksafe
Kliksafe is a Virtual Internet Service Provider located in The Netherlands. As USP Kliksafe only sells internet connections (mainly DSL) with content filtering. This means that websites with inappropriate content like pornography, are blocked. "
target parent: Evangelische Omroep
target: FilterNet
Filternet provides a subscription-based internet content filtering software. With the latest technologies, FilterNet stops unwanted sites and information such as porn, violence and discrimination. FilterNet works on computers, laptops, smartphones and tablets.
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closed 1/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Calldorado, acquired CIAmedia

synopsis: Danish-based ad tech firm Calldorado has announced the acquisition of CIAmedia, a leading app publisher with a portfolio of over 80 revenue generating apps reaching over 100 million users worldwide. They also acquire top apps from developers via their acquisition site appsbuyout.vc to extend their fast-growing portfolio.
buyer: Calldorado
Calldorado is the global leader in call-based advertising technology. The company offers its mobile advertising SDK to app owners free of charge. They are based in Copenhagen, Denmark. "
target: CIAmedia
CIAmedia is a leading app publisher with a portfolio of over 80 revenue generating apps reaching over 100 million users worldwide. They also acquire top apps from developers via their acquisition site appsbuyout.vc to extend their fast-growing portfolio.
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Alarm.com, Inc., acquired OpenEye

synopsis: Alarm.com announced a majority-stake acquisition of OpenEye, a leading provider of cloud-managed video surveillance solutions for the commercial market. OpenEye is an innovator in the design and development of cloud-centric software solutions for video management, business intelligence, and loss prevention.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform for the intelligently connected property. Their security, video monitoring, intelligent automation and energy management solutions are available through their network of thousands of professional service providers in North America and around the globe. "
target: OpenEye
OpenEye is an innovator in the design and development of cloud-centric software solutions for video management, business intelligence, and loss prevention. All OpenEye Web Services platform software is developed in Liberty Lake, Washington and many of OpenEye's products are made in America.
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closed 3/13/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Alarm.com, Inc., acquired ObjectVideo, Inc.

synopsis: Alarm.com, the leading platform for the connected home and business, announced the acquisition of substantially all of ObjectVideo, Inc.’s business. ObjectVideo is a pioneer in the fields of video analytics and computer vision, with technology that extracts meaning and intelligence from video streams in real-time.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform for the intelligently connected property. Their security, video monitoring, intelligent automation and energy management solutions are available through their network of thousands of professional service providers in North America and around the globe. "
target: ObjectVideo, Inc.
ObjectVideo is a pioneer in the fields of video analytics and computer vision, with technology that extracts meaning and intelligence from video streams in real-time to enable object tracking, pattern recognition and activity identification.
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announced 6/23/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Alarm.com, Inc., will purchase Connect and Piper from iControl Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Alarm.com Holdings, Inc., the leading platform solution for the connected home and business, will acquire Connect and Piper from Icontrol Networks. Connect provides an interactive security and home automation platform that powers several service providers’ solutions. Piper designs, produces and sells a Wi-Fi-enabled video and home automation hub.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform solution for the connected home. Alarm.com makes connected home technology broadly accessible to millions of home and business owners. "
seller: iControl Networks, Inc.
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing award-winning solutions for the home management market. iControl Connect combines wifi and Z-Wave technologies with leading security control panels. Piper is an all- in - one smart home system that is customizable.
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closed 5/10/2013 via BusinessWire

Alarm.com, Inc., acquired EnergyHub

synopsis: Alarm.com announced its acquisition of EnergyHub, an industry leader for demand response and energy efficiency products and services for energy utilities, service providers, and end users. As a result of the acquisition, EnergyHub will have the support to accelerate its growth and improve its current software.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the industry leading technology provider of connected home solutions. With over one million interactive subscribers, Alarm.com is the largest connected home platform, offering a breadth of services including interactive security, video monitoring, energy management and home automation. "
target: EnergyHub
EnergyHub provides a cloud-hosted software platform for managing energy use in homes and small businesses. It sells through a variety of channels such as thermostat OEMs and electric utilities. EnergyHub produces award-winning software and hardware products for energy management.
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closed 2/13/2009 via PR Newswire

ABS Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Alarm.com, Inc.

synopsis: MicroStrategy Incorporated a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, announced the sale of its majority-owned subsidiary, Alarm.com Incorporated, to a consortium of investors led by ABS Capital Partners. Alarm.com is a provider of web-enabled residential and commercial security and activity monitoring technology.
buyer: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
ABS Capital Partners is a private equity firm founded to invest in mid to later stage growth companies in order to create significant, market-leading companies. The firm's investment strategy focuses on companies in the healthcare, technology, business services, and media and communications sectors."
target parent: Microstrategy, Inc.
target: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com provides wireless and web-enabled security system technology to residential and commercial customers. In 2003, Alarm.com was the first company to launch an all-digital wireless signaling solution with remote web-based monitoring and always-on activity reporting.
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closed 11/27/2018 via BusinessWire

E2Open, Inc., acquired Inttra

synopsis: E2open has completed the acquisition of INTTRA, the leading ocean shipping network, software and information provider. The combination of INTTRA’s ocean carrier and shipper network with E2open’s industry leading business network will create a unified global logistics and supply chain network.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: E2Open, Inc. (EOPN:$78.53)
E2open is the one place, in the cloud, to run a supply chain, powered by the world’s largest direct business network and a broad portfolio of next generation solutions including Sourcing & Procurement, Quality & Traceability, Inventory Visibility & Optimization and Channel Data Management. "
target parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Inttra
INTTRA is the largest neutral electronic transaction software platform and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry. INTTRA's innovative products empower their customers to trade with multiple parties and leverage ocean industry information to improve their business.
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closed 3/13/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Alarm.com, Inc., acquired ObjectVideo, Inc.

synopsis: Alarm.com, the leading platform for the connected home and business, announced the acquisition of substantially all of ObjectVideo, Inc.’s business. ObjectVideo is a pioneer in the fields of video analytics and computer vision, with technology that extracts meaning and intelligence from video streams in real-time.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform for the intelligently connected property. Their security, video monitoring, intelligent automation and energy management solutions are available through their network of thousands of professional service providers in North America and around the globe. "
target: ObjectVideo, Inc.
ObjectVideo is a pioneer in the fields of video analytics and computer vision, with technology that extracts meaning and intelligence from video streams in real-time to enable object tracking, pattern recognition and activity identification.
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announced 6/23/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Alarm.com, Inc., will purchase Connect and Piper from iControl Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Alarm.com Holdings, Inc., the leading platform solution for the connected home and business, will acquire Connect and Piper from Icontrol Networks. Connect provides an interactive security and home automation platform that powers several service providers’ solutions. Piper designs, produces and sells a Wi-Fi-enabled video and home automation hub.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform solution for the connected home. Alarm.com makes connected home technology broadly accessible to millions of home and business owners. "
seller: iControl Networks, Inc.
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing award-winning solutions for the home management market. iControl Connect combines wifi and Z-Wave technologies with leading security control panels. Piper is an all- in - one smart home system that is customizable.
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closed 8/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

Accurate Group Holdings, Inc., acquired ValueNet

synopsis: Accurate Group Holdings, Inc., a technology-enabled, outsource provider of real estate transaction services announced it has closed on the acquisition of Preferred Appraisal, Inc. for undisclosed terms. This deal provides Accurate ownership of the industry leading Desktop Appraisal Solutions known as ValueNet, ValueNet Plus and ValueNet Ex.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Accurate Group Holdings, Inc.
The Accurate Group provides national real estate transaction services to the financial services industry with a focus on title insurance and searches, loan processing, appraisal and valuation services, and loan due diligence services. "
target: ValueNet
ValueNet is an accurate and user-friendly automated valuation program for licensed or certified appraisers. ValueNet's reports are researched and completed entirely from the appraiser's home or office, using only a computer and our web-based application.
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closed 6/18/2013 via Market Wire

PaySpan, Inc., acquired mPay Gateway Inc.

synopsis: PaySpan Inc., the leading provider of healthcare payment and reimbursement automation, announced the acquisition of the assets of mPay Gateway, a point-of-service patient payment solution for healthcare providers.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: PaySpan, Inc.
PaySpan, Inc., with more than 25 years of payments expertise, is a trusted source of innovative healthcare reimbursement solutions, empowering the healthcare economy for health plans, providers, members and banks. "
target: mPay Gateway Inc.
mPay Gateway is a PCI certified acquiring card processor, delivering bankcard solutions with integrated web based management software to Providers that addresses the increased cost of collecting from consumers enrolled in consumer directed health care plans.
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closed 5/10/2013 via BusinessWire

Alarm.com, Inc., acquired EnergyHub

synopsis: Alarm.com announced its acquisition of EnergyHub, an industry leader for demand response and energy efficiency products and services for energy utilities, service providers, and end users. As a result of the acquisition, EnergyHub will have the support to accelerate its growth and improve its current software.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the industry leading technology provider of connected home solutions. With over one million interactive subscribers, Alarm.com is the largest connected home platform, offering a breadth of services including interactive security, video monitoring, energy management and home automation. "
target: EnergyHub
EnergyHub provides a cloud-hosted software platform for managing energy use in homes and small businesses. It sells through a variety of channels such as thermostat OEMs and electric utilities. EnergyHub produces award-winning software and hardware products for energy management.
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closed 4/25/2012 via Company Press Release

Rosetta Stone Inc., acquired GoGo Lingo

synopsis: Rosetta Stone Inc., the leading provider of technology-based language-learning solutions, completed the acquisition of Los Angeles-based language-learning site, Gogolingo.com.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Rosetta Stone Inc. (RST:$188.52)
Rosetta Stone Inc. provides interactive solutions and cutting-edge technology that is changing the way the world learns languages. Rosetta Stone’s proprietary learning techniques are acclaimed for the power to unlock the natural language-learning ability in everyone. "
target: GoGo Lingo
GoGoLingo is the fun and easy way for children to learn a foreign language, featuring games and activities that customize to children’s personal learning curve.
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closed 1/19/2012 via PE Hub

Vibrant Media Inc., acquired Image Space Media

synopsis: Vibrant Media, the global leader in premium contextual advertising, announced the acquisition of Image Space Media (ISM), the in-image advertising technology company. ISM will become a Vibrant Media company, integrating easily with its existing VXPlatform to expand Vibrant Image through advanced performance and targeting capabilities.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Vibrant Media Inc.
Vibrant Media is the world leader in premium contextual technology aligning billions of words across the internet with relevant video, information, tools, and advertising. Vibrant gives top brand marketers the opportunity to deliver highly targeted advertisements within premium web content. "
target parent: New Atlantic Ventures
target: Image Space Media
Image Space Media (ISM) is the leading in-image advertising technology company. In-image advertising delivers high performance for top brands, new revenue opportunities for quality publishers, and relevant experiences for consumers.
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closed 7/13/2010 via Company Press Release

GFI Software Ltd., acquired Sunbelt Software

synopsis: GFI Software, a market leading provider of software infrastructure products for small and medium-sized enterprises, announced that it has acquired Sunbelt Software and specifically its VIPRE® product suite. VIPRE technology will merge into GFI’s email security and web security solutions group.
buyer: GFI Software Ltd. (NYSE:GFIS:$151.79)
GFI Software provides a single best source of web and mail security, archiving and fax, networking and security software and hosted IT solutions for small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) via an extensive global partner community. "
target parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Sunbelt Software
Sunbelt Software is a leading provider of Windows security software including enterprise antivirus, antispyware, email security, and malware analysis tools. Leading products include the VIPRE® and CounterSpy® product lines, Sunbelt Exchange Archiver™, CWSandbox™, and ThreatTrack™.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/19/2010 via PR Newswire

Automatic Data Processing, Inc., acquired Workscape, Inc.

synopsis: ADP ®, a leading provider of HR, payroll and benefits administration services, announced that it has completed its acquisition of privately-held Workscape, Inc., a premier provider of integrated benefits and talent management solutions and services.
buyer: Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP:$13,325.80)
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ("ADP"), is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging 60 years of experience, ADP offers the widest range of HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. "
target parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Workscape, Inc.
Workscape offers human resource software that provide capabilities in total rewards, benefits administration, compensation planning, performance management, and more.
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closed 7/27/2010 via BNC Analysis

Double-Take Software merged with Vision Solutions Inc,

synopsis: Vision Solutions, Inc., a provider of disaster recovery, and data management solutions, has completed the acquisition of Double-Take Software, Inc., a provider of data protection solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Vision Solutions Inc
Vision Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of high availability, disaster recovery and system management solutions for IBM Power Systems®. Vision Solutions supports its customers in achieving their business goals through its leading-edge technologies and its global network of partners. "
target parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Double-Take Software (DBTK:$96.30)
Double-Take® Software is a leading provider of affordable software for recoverability, including continuous data replication, application availability and system state protection. Double-Take Software products and services enable customers to protect and recover data and applications.
price ($mm)[EV]
$229 [$140]
rev ($mm)
$84
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
11.1x
closed 1/26/2010 via PR Newswire

Dentsu Holdings USA, Inc., acquired Innovation Interactive LLC

synopsis: Dentsu Inc. and Dentsu Holdings USA, Inc. announced the acquisition by Dentsu Holdings USA of Innovation Interactive LLC, a leading provider of global services and technology for search marketing, social media and audience targeting.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Holdings USA, Inc.
Dentsu Holdings USA, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dentsu Inc., the world's largest single agency brand and the fifth largest agency holding company "
target parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Innovation Interactive LLC
Innovation Interactive LLC helps marketers achieve measurable results with their online campaigns utilizing a suite of full-service solutions. Innovation Interactive's assets include full Search Engine Marketing solutions, Direct Marketing Solutions, and Search Bid Management.
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closed 2/13/2009 via PR Newswire

ABS Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Alarm.com, Inc.

synopsis: MicroStrategy Incorporated a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, announced the sale of its majority-owned subsidiary, Alarm.com Incorporated, to a consortium of investors led by ABS Capital Partners. Alarm.com is a provider of web-enabled residential and commercial security and activity monitoring technology.
buyer: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
ABS Capital Partners is a private equity firm founded to invest in mid to later stage growth companies in order to create significant, market-leading companies. The firm's investment strategy focuses on companies in the healthcare, technology, business services, and media and communications sectors."
target parent: Microstrategy, Inc.
target: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com provides wireless and web-enabled security system technology to residential and commercial customers. In 2003, Alarm.com was the first company to launch an all-digital wireless signaling solution with remote web-based monitoring and always-on activity reporting.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/27/2007 via BusinessWire

Double-Take Software, acquired TimeSpring Software Corporation

synopsis: Double-Take Software announced the acquisition of TimeSpring, a continuous data protection software company. The acquisition bolsters Double-Take Software’s protection and back-up capabilities for virtualized and physical server environments. Double-Take Software will integrate TimeSpring’s unique abilities to create any-point-in-time applications.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Double-Take Software (DBTK:$96.30)
NSI Software, Inc. (doing business as Double-Take Software) provides the world's most relied upon solution for accessible and affordable data protection for Microsoft Windows applications. "
target: TimeSpring Software Corporation
TimeSpring's software is setting a new standard for continuous data protection and availability. TimeSpring’s software, TimeData®, automatically captures all changes to application data in real-time, making it possible to recover from loss, corruption or security breaches within minutes.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2006 via BusinessWire

KBS software, purchased AutoPilot(R) product line from Sunbelt Software

synopsis: Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security solutions, today announced that KBS Software, a software design and development services firm, has acquired its AutoPilot(R) product line. All support and ongoing development for AutoPilot will be assumed by KBS Software effective immediately.
buyer: KBS software
KBS Software provides custom software architecture, design, and development services for a wide range of companies. "
seller parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
seller: Sunbelt Software
With its US office located in Tampa Bay (Clearwater), Florida, Sunbelt Software, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise system infrastructure software, including anti-spyware, security, anti-spam and system management tools.
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closed 5/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Double-Take Software, acquired Sunbelt Software

synopsis: In a move to increase its global presence, Double-Take(R) Software today announced the acquisition of their strategic partner, Sunbelt System Software headquartered in Paris, France, with offices in the United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden and Belgium.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Double-Take Software (DBTK:$96.30)
NSI Software, Inc. (doing business as Double-Take Software) provides the world's most relied upon solution for accessible and affordable data protection for Microsoft Windows applications. "
target: Sunbelt Software
With its US office located in Tampa Bay (Clearwater), Florida, Sunbelt Software, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise system infrastructure software, including anti-spyware, security, anti-spam and system management tools.
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closed 1/6/2006 via Company Press Release

ABS Capital Partners, L.P., Norwest Equity Partners, acquired Fairfield Language Technologies

synopsis: Fairfield Language Technologies, creator of the revolutionary CD-ROM and online immersion-based Rosetta Stone language-learning software, acclaimed for its speed, power and effectiveness, today announced that it has completed a management buyout led by private equity firms ABS Capital Partners (ABS Capital) and Norwest Equity Partners (NEP).
buyer: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Norwest Equity Partners
ABS Capital Partners is a private equity firm founded to invest in mid to later stage growth companies in order to create significant, market-leading companies. The firm's investment strategy focuses on companies in the healthcare, technology, business services, and media and communications sectors."
target: Fairfield Language Technologies (RST:$188.52)
Fairfield Language Technologies publishes Rosetta Stone, the revolutionary CD-ROM and online language-learning software acclaimed for the speed, power and effectiveness of its Dynamic Immersion™ method.
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closed 12/20/2005 via BusinessWire

Sunbelt Software, purchased Kerio Personal Firewall from Kerio Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security solutions, today announced it has completed its acquisition of the Kerio Personal Firewall, a powerful and industry-leading firewall. The acquisition also includes the Kerio ServerFirewall, a powerful tool that provides advanced firewall protection for Windows server operating systems.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Sunbelt Software
With its US office located in Tampa Bay (Clearwater), Florida, Sunbelt Software, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise system infrastructure software, including anti-spyware, security, anti-spam and system management tools. "
seller: Kerio Technologies, Inc.
Kerio Technologies, Inc. provides Internet messaging and firewall products, emphasizing the secure delivery of your network data with clear, easy-to-use administrative interfaces and tools.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
price ($mm)
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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:$4,220.93)
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.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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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 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 $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

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

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

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

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$457.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$77.23
EBIT ($mm)
$59.96
Net Income ($mm)
$23.08
Employees
1005
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Ticker: ASX:FZO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Family Zone Cyber Safety
Family Zone Cyber Safety is an innovative, simple to use, cyber safety solution that works in and out of home to enable parents to block apps and filter adult content, restrict social media use and automatically schedule screen times by child.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.35)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:NTG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Netgem SA
Netgem is a provider of end-to-end solutions for the telecommunications market. Netgem offers a complete Entertainment software suite enabling a smart way to lifestyle services. Netgem is the publisher of Diamond, a cloud-based software suite for entertainment and connected home services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$80.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.63
EBIT ($mm)
$6.28
Net Income ($mm)
$5.89
Employees
109
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Ticker: ASX:WGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies is an Australian company that develops network optimising technologies. Their Wangle Mobile VPN app is Australia's best mobile VPN for secure, private browsing. Their Family Insights app allows parents to analyse their children’s online activity and detect emerging threats.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,935.77
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,045.36
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,715.61
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,014.73
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,934.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$873.80
EBIT ($mm)
$821.70
Net Income ($mm)
$348.20
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,845.75
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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