Like Health Grades, Inc.

closed 10/7/2010 via BusinessWire

Vestar Capital Partners, acquired Health Grades, Inc.

synopsis: Affiliates of Vestar Capital Partners V, L.P. formed for the purpose of acquiring Health Grades, Inc., and HealthGrades announced the successful completion of the cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of HealthGrades at a purchase price of $8.20 per share in cash.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading global private equity firm. For 20 years, Vestar has been seeking out talented management teams and supporting their entrepreneurial dreams, allowing them to run their companies as owners, with an eye toward long-term value creation. "
target: Health Grades, Inc. (HGRD:$58.17)
HealthGrades is the leading independent healthcare ratings organization, providing quality ratings, profiles and cost information on the nation’s hospitals, physicians, nursing homes and prescription drugs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$250 [$226]
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$58
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$13
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4.4x
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19.5x
closed 5/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Medscape, Inc., acquired MGP, Ltd.

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and a leader in health information services for physicians, other healthcare professionals and consumers, has acquired MGP, Ltd., an information provider that supports clinical best practice and the implementation of clinical practice guidelines.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Medscape, Inc. (:$8.65)
Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for health care professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. "
target: MGP, Ltd.
MGP, Ltd. is an information provider that supports clinical best practice and the implementation of clinical practice guidelines. Based in Chesham, UK, MGP's content is designed to inform clinical decision-making and change clinical behavior in line with best practice.
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closed 2/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

VividGro, acquired WeGrow

synopsis: VividGro, a leader in LED lighting technology, acquired WeGrow, a leading app for cannabis home growers. WeGrow's app uses chatbot-based technology in order to engage seasoned and new growers in a conversation that guides them through the grow experience. The chatbot researches and delivers everything one needs to know about growing marijuana.
buyer parent: Lighting Science
buyer: VividGro
VividGro is a leader in LED lighting technology and a pioneer in the cannabis industry. Utilizing state-of-the-art hardware and software, VividGro implements solutions that improve growers’ profitability by lowering operating costs, increasing efficiencies and yields, and decreasing cycle times. "
target: WeGrow
WeGrow is a leading app for cannabis home growers. The app uses chatbot-based technology in order to engage seasoned and new-to-the-scene growers in a conversation that guides them through the grow experience. The chatbot researches and delivers everything one needs to know about growing marijuana.
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closed 12/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Physitrack, acquired Physiotools Oy

synopsis: Physitrack, an Apple Inc Mobility Partner and leading global provider of technology for Virtual Care and Telehealth, announces its first acquisition of one of its main competitors Physiotools OY. Physiotools is a leading provider of Patient Engagement technology to healthcare providers in 27 countries.
buyer: Physitrack (OM:PTRK:$8.23)
Physitrack is an Apple Mobility Partner and the world leader in the provision of Virtual Care and Telehealth technology. Physitrack works with tens of thousands of public and private healthcare providers around the world helping them care for several million patients per year. "
target: Physiotools Oy
Physiotools, established in Finland in 1982, has offices in the UK, North America and Sweden. It is a leading provider of Patient Engagement technology to healthcare providers in 27 countries. Physiotools exercise software is one of the world’s most comprehensive exercise libraries.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

MHA Co., Ltd, acquired Shirobon.net

synopsis: MHA, a Japanese staffing firm focused on medical institutions and nursing homes, acquired Shirobon.net, a Japanese medical staff support site.
buyer: MHA Co., Ltd
Headquartered in Japan, MHA provides staffing solutions to the various issues and difficulties that medical institutions and nursing homes encounter daily. They aim to improve the management capabilities of medical institutions. "
target: Shirobon.net
Shirobon.net is a Japanese medical staff support site. They not only provide a question forum but they also have research material that includes insurance medical care score guides.
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closed 5/4/2016 via PE Hub

HealthLine, Inc., acquired MediLexicon International

synopsis: Healthline Media, which is backed by Summit Partners, has acquired MedicalNewsToday.com (MNT) and MediLexicon.com. MediLexicon International Ltd was the seller. MNT is a leading website in the medical news category while MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
HealthLine, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions. The company's proprietary health taxonomy platform powers a suite of marketing, health search, data and text-mining, and content solutions for global enterprises and advertisers. "
target: MediLexicon International
MedicalNewsToday.com is a leading website in the medical news category, boasting over 132 therapy areas. MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
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closed 5/9/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., acquired Fisterra.com

synopsis: Elsevier has announced the acquisition of Fisterra.com, an award winning, widely used e-clinical reference solution in Spain. Fisterra was launched in 2002 by two primary care doctors and a medical librarian in response to the need for an online short answer Spanish language reference solution to help primary care physicians.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles. "
target: Fisterra.com
Fisterra.com provides access to Fisterrae, an advanced e-clinical reference solution that integrates support resources for health professionals in a local language platform.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Ebix, Inc., acquired A.D.A.M., Inc.

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, has announced the closing of the merger of Atlanta based A.D.A.M., Inc., a leading provider of health information and benefits technology solutions in the United States.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix, Inc., provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target: A.D.A.M., Inc.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is a leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to healthcare organizations, benefits brokers, employers, consumers, and educational institutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$61 [$62]
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
10.5x
closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

ByteDance, acquired Baikemy.com

synopsis: ByteDance has fully acquired online medical encyclopedia Baikemy.com. Baikemy, which was set up in 2010 in Beijing, is one of China’s largest medical information portals, offering professionals-generated content (PGC). The site hosts an array of explainer videos by doctors about diseases such as flu, pneumonia, and depression, among others.
buyer: ByteDance
Bytedance offers platforms that enable people to consume and create content through machine learning technology. Bytedance's flagship product, Toutiao, is the largest AI-powered content platform in China. Toutiao delivers personalized content recommendations to every user based on their interests. "
target: Baikemy.com
Baikemy, which was set up in 2010 in Beijing, is one of China’s largest medical information portals, offering professionals-generated content (PGC). The site hosts an array of explainer videos by doctors about diseases such as flu, pneumonia, and depression, among others.
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closed 4/14/2022 via BusinessWire

GoodRx, Inc., acquired vitaCare Prescription Services

synopsis: GoodRx, a leading consumer-focused digital healthcare platform, has acquired vitaCare Prescription Services from TherapeuticsMD. VitaCare is a technology and services platform that helps patients navigate key access and adherence barriers for brand medications.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: GoodRx, Inc. (NasdaqGS:GDRX:$745.42)
GoodRx is a leading consumer-focused digital healthcare platform. Their technology delivers strong savings, trusted information and access to care to make healthcare affordable and convenient for all Americans. "
target parent: TherapeuticsMD
target: vitaCare Prescription Services
VitaCare is a technology and services platform that helps patients navigate key access and adherence barriers for brand medications. Specifically, vitaCare helps patients understand coverage and identify available savings opportunities, and facilitates communications between providers and payors.
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$150
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announced 10/28/2020 via PR Newswire

Medscape, Inc., will acquire coliquio

synopsis: WebMD, an Internet Brands company and a leader in health information services for physicians, other healthcare professionals and consumers, is to acquire coliquio, a German-based information and education platform for healthcare professionals. coliquio will be integrated into Medscape, WebMD's flagship brand for healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Medscape, Inc. (:$8.65)
Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for health care professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. "
target: coliquio
coliquio GmbH is a leading information platform for physicians in German-speaking countries. Physicians discuss patient cases, get personalized top-notch information updates, and can directly interact with world-leading experts.
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closed 5/16/2019 via PE Hub

Remedy Health Media, acquired Vertical Health, LLC

synopsis: Remedy Health Media, which is backed by Topspin Partners, has acquired Vertical Health, a publisher serving patients and healthcare professionals in the diabetes, mental health, back pain, and pain management areas.
buyer parent: Topspin Partners
buyer: Remedy Health Media
Remedy Health Media (Remedy) is a leading digital health and wellness platform that provides information-rich content and inspiring, emotionally engaging real-life stories that motivates millions of patients and caregivers to boldly navigate life-changing diagnoses and achieve better outcomes. "
target: Vertical Health, LLC
Vertical Health publishes award winning brands focused in chronic disease. Their health information, tools and services help patients and healthcare professionals improve outcomes. Their brands include: EndocrineWeb.com, DiabeticLifestyle.com, PsyCom.net, and more.
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closed 11/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afya Participações S.A., acquired Medphone Tecnologia em Saude LTDA

synopsis: Afya Limited announced the acquisition of 100% of the total share capital of MedPhone, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Afya Participações S.A. MedPhone is a clinical decision and leaflet consultation app in Brazil, that helps physicians, medical students and other healthcare professionals to make faster and more accurate decisions.
buyer parent: Afya Limited
buyer: Afya Participações S.A.
Afya is a leading medical education group in Brazil based on number of medical school seats, delivering an end-to-end physician-centric ecosystem that serves and empowers students to be lifelong medical learners. "
target: Medphone Tecnologia em Saude LTDA
MedPhone is a clinical decision and leaflet consultation app in Brazil, that helps physicians, medical students and other healthcare professionals to make faster and more accurate decisions on a daily basis.
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$1.14
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closed 7/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired Quantia Inc

synopsis: Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of insight-driven, digital engagement solutions for healthcare professionals and consumers, announced that it has acquired Quantia, Inc., whose award-winning web and mobile community, QuantiaMD, reaches more than one-third of U.S. physicians.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is a provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals. PI uses the power of networks of healthcare professionals and life sciences companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine for the better. "
target: Quantia Inc
QuantiaMD is bringing physicians together to reshape medicine. Through its medical learning network, physicians connect with expert faculty and colleagues they know and trust to better manage their practices, support their patients, and take care of themselves.
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announced 12/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Scientist.com, will acquire HealthEconomics

synopsis: Scientist.com, the healthcare industry’s leading marketplace for outsourced R&D, announced it will acquire HealthEconomics.Com, a US-based company that has spent the last 25 years creating a global Connected Community™ of scientists and suppliers of health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), real world evidence (RWE) and market access services.
buyer: Scientist.com
Scientist.com is the pharmaceutical industry’s leading AI-powered marketplace for outsourced R&D. The marketplace simplifies R&D sourcing, saves time and money, reduces risk, and provides access to the latest innovative tools and technologies. "
target: HealthEconomics
HealthEconomics.Com was founded in 1994 as a resource portal for researchers, payers and academics engaged in generating or evaluating data and evidence to describe the clinical, economic and patient-reported outcomes of healthcare interventions.
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announced 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Health Logic Interactive Inc., will acquire Kidneyfailurerisk.com

synopsis: Health Logic Interactive Inc., through its wholly owned operating subsidiary, My Health Logic Inc. is to acquire Kidneyfailurerisk.com, a leading digital chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk assessment platform that is used by nephrologists worldwide to predict the risk of CKD in all people.
buyer: Health Logic Interactive Inc. (TSXV:CHIP.H:$0.00)
Health Logic Interactive Inc. is a TSXV Publicly traded company that intends to advance and commercialize a novel medical device for Chronic Kidney Disease through their operating subsidiary My Health Logic Inc. "
target: Kidneyfailurerisk.com
Kidneyfailurerisk.com is a leading digital chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk assessment platform that is used by nephrologists worldwide to predict the risk of CKD in all people.
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$0.12
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closed 5/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Nexus Health Media, acquired Nexus Oncology

synopsis: M2 Health Media, an Austin, Texas-based health and medical education delivery company, has acquired Nexus Oncology and renamed itself Nexus Health Media. The company will serve as a one-stop-shop for unbiased, scientific and non-promotional health and medical education, and clinical and scientific updates.
buyer: Nexus Health Media
Nexus Health Media is disrupting the status in how medical education is delivered and received by informing physicians with up-to-the-minute scientific treatment advances in different diseases right at their fingertips. "
target: Nexus Oncology
Nexus Oncology is disrupting medical education by offering unbiased, non-promotional clinical treatment advances, data results, and innovative insights at your fingertips. They offer detailed perspective reports, private interviews, video vignettes, seminars, and conferences.
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closed 1/9/2013 via PR Web

EBSCO Publishing, Inc., acquired PEMSoft

synopsis: EBSCO Publishing has expanded its evidence-based healthcare content with the acquisition of PEMSoft, a premiere pediatric point-of-care clinical information resource. PEMSoft is an online clinical library and multimedia decision support system that addresses acute and chronic illness and injury conditions in children from newborn to young adult.
buyer parent: EBSCO Industries, Inc.
buyer: EBSCO Publishing, Inc.
EBSCO Publishing is the world’s premier database aggregator, offering a suite of more than 375 full-text and secondary research databases. EBSCO serves the content needs of all medical professionals (doctors, nurses, medical librarians, social workers, hospital administrators, etc.). "
target: PEMSoft
PEMSoft is an online clinical information system specializing in acute and chronic illness and injury conditions in children and adolescents. PEMSoft is constantly updated by a team of over fifty editors and hundreds of contributors worldwide.
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closed 4/2/2008 via Market Wire

Hearst Business Media, acquired Map of Medicine

synopsis: Hearst Corporation announced the acquisition of U.K.-based Map of Medicine, a leading provider of evidence-based health-care resources designed to help health practitioners make sound decisions by following accessible clinical information on a range of relevant medical issues.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Hearst Business Media
Hearst Business Media (HBM), an operating group of The Hearst Corporation, operates more than 20 business-to-business information services, electronic databases, and publications. The Group has significant holdings in the automotive, electronic, and medical/pharmaceutical industries. "
target parent: Informa plc
target: Map of Medicine
The Map of Medicine is a web-based visual representation of evidence-based patient care journeys covering 28 medical specialties and 390 pathways.
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$70
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closed 7/23/2009 via Company Press Release

Physicians Interactive, acquired Skyscape Inc.

synopsis: Physicians Interactive LLC (PI), the leading digital sales and health marketing partner for life sciences companies, announced the acquisition of Skyscape Inc., the world’s No. 1 service for trusted medical information delivered via mobile devices and the Internet. Skyscape is now a wholly owned subsidiary of PI.
buyer parent: Perseus, L.L.C.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive builds an electronic dialogue with healthcare professionals by utilizing technology platforms and online interactive programs to deliver valuable education and promotion about medical products and disease states. "
target: Skyscape Inc.
Skyscape® is the worldwide leading service for trusted medical information by specialty for mobile devices. Skyscape's service enables healthcare practitioners to tailor their experience from the most trusted medical information available and delivers it in an intuitive manner.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Health Grades, Inc., acquired eVariant LLC

synopsis: Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems, announced it has acquired Evariant, a leading healthcare consumer and physician engagement company. The Evariant Patients for Life Platform™ delivers actionable intelligence that enables healthcare providers to find and guide patients for life.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Health Grades, Inc. (HGRD:$58.17)
Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. People use Healthgrades websites to search, compare and connect with hospitals and physicians. "
target: eVariant LLC
Evariant, the healthcare consumer and physician engagement company, enables providers to optimize growth through smarter patient acquisition and retention. The Evariant Patients for Life Platform™ delivers actionable intelligence that enables healthcare providers to find and guide patients for life.
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closed 1/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Health Grades, Inc., acquired Influence Health

synopsis: Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals, announced it has acquired Influence Health, a company that provides the healthcare industry’s only integrated digital marketing and patient engagement platform.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Health Grades, Inc. (HGRD:$58.17)
Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. People use Healthgrades websites to search, compare and connect with hospitals and physicians. "
target parent: Sumeru Equity Partners
target: Influence Health
Influence Health provides the healthcare industry’s only integrated digital marketing and patient engagement platform. The Influence Health platform enables providers, employers and payers to positively influence consumer decision making and health behaviors well beyond the physical care setting.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Health Grades, Inc., acquired COCG

synopsis: Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, announced the acquisition of COCG, an integrated digital marketing firm. COCG works with service-based companies, medical practices and retailers to help them attract the right clients.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Health Grades, Inc. (HGRD:$58.17)
Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. People use Healthgrades websites to search, compare and connect with hospitals and physicians. "
target: COCG
COCG is an integrated digital marketing firm. Whether it's a web design, search engine marketing or a complete online marketing strategy and execution, they aim to deliver, on time and in budget while exceeding their customer's every expectation.
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announced 11/2/2011 via PR Newswire

CPM Marketing Group, Inc. will be merged with Health Grades, Inc.,

synopsis: HealthGrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital and CPM Marketing Group, the leading provider of customer relationship management solutions for hospitals announced a definitive agreement to merge the two companies.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Health Grades, Inc. (HGRD:$58.17)
HealthGrades is a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. More than 200 million consumers use the HealthGrades websites to research, select, and connect with a physician or hospital, and use its compehensive information to make informed decisions. "
target: CPM Marketing Group, Inc.
CPM Marketing Group, Inc. is a growth and business development partner for healthcare organizations. It fuels hospital growth with smarter strategies in customer relationship management, physician relations, planning and forecasting, strategic marketing, and population health management.
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closed 10/7/2010 via BusinessWire

Vestar Capital Partners, acquired Health Grades, Inc.

synopsis: Affiliates of Vestar Capital Partners V, L.P. formed for the purpose of acquiring Health Grades, Inc., and HealthGrades announced the successful completion of the cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of HealthGrades at a purchase price of $8.20 per share in cash.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading global private equity firm. For 20 years, Vestar has been seeking out talented management teams and supporting their entrepreneurial dreams, allowing them to run their companies as owners, with an eye toward long-term value creation. "
target: Health Grades, Inc. (HGRD:$58.17)
HealthGrades is the leading independent healthcare ratings organization, providing quality ratings, profiles and cost information on the nation’s hospitals, physicians, nursing homes and prescription drugs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$250 [$226]
rev ($mm)
$58
EBITDA ($mm)
$13
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4.4x
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19.5x
closed 10/14/2008 via BusinessWire

Health Grades, Inc., acquired Adviware Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Health Grades, Inc., the leading healthcare ratings company, announces the acquisition of WrongDiagnosis.com, a highly trafficked health information and community Web site. WrongDiagnosis.com was owned by Adviware Pty. Ltd., a privately held company based in Australia.
buyer: Health Grades, Inc. (HGRD:$58.17)
Health Grades, Inc. is the leading healthcare ratings organization, providing ratings and profiles of hospitals, nursing homes and physicians. Millions of patients and many of the nation’s largest employers, health plans and hospitals rely on HealthGrades’ independent ratings and advisory services. "
target: Adviware Pty. Ltd.
Adviware Pty. Ltd owns and operats WrongDiagnosis.com,which includes symptoms, diagnosis and treatment information including a database of statistics and cross-referenced medical information, tools and community forums covering more than 11,000 conditions and treatments.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6.24 [$4.41]
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$2
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$1
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announced 4/7/2022 via BusinessWire

Information Resources, Inc. will be merged with NPD Group, Inc.,

synopsis: Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), a fast-growing global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, and The NPD Group, a global provider of market information and advisory services in more than 20 industries, announced the signing of a definitive agreement through which IRI and NPD will merge.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: NPD Group, Inc.
NPD offers data, industry expertise, and prescriptive analytics to help its clients grow their businesses in a changing world. Over 2000 companies worldwide rely on NPD to help them measure, predict, and improve performance across all channels, including brick-and-mortar and e-commerce. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG companies, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses.
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closed 3/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Information Resources, Inc., acquired Intelligent Shopper Solutions

synopsis: IRI, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, announced that it has acquired Intelligent Shopper Solutions (ISS), a leading retail consumer insight provider that enables collaboration between retailers and suppliers, from Kognitiv Corporation.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG companies, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses. "
target parent: Kognitiv Corporation
target: Intelligent Shopper Solutions
Intelligent Shopper Solutions (ISS) is a leading retail consumer insight provider that enables collaboration between retailers and suppliers. Specifically designed for grocery, convenience and health & beauty retailers; their platform combines sales with loyalty data.
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closed 10/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Information Resources, Inc., acquired Retail Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: IRI, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, CPG, retail and media companies, announced that it has acquired Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), the leading provider of supply chain solutions for CPG manufacturers and retailers.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG companies, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses. "
target parent: VeriSign, Inc.
target: Retail Solutions, Inc.
Retail Solutions is a leading provider of demand data management tools and services for retailers and consumer goods companies seeking to maximize their profitability and efficiency.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Health Grades, Inc., acquired eVariant LLC

synopsis: Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems, announced it has acquired Evariant, a leading healthcare consumer and physician engagement company. The Evariant Patients for Life Platform™ delivers actionable intelligence that enables healthcare providers to find and guide patients for life.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Health Grades, Inc. (HGRD:$58.17)
Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. People use Healthgrades websites to search, compare and connect with hospitals and physicians. "
target: eVariant LLC
Evariant, the healthcare consumer and physician engagement company, enables providers to optimize growth through smarter patient acquisition and retention. The Evariant Patients for Life Platform™ delivers actionable intelligence that enables healthcare providers to find and guide patients for life.
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closed 1/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Health Grades, Inc., acquired Influence Health

synopsis: Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals, announced it has acquired Influence Health, a company that provides the healthcare industry’s only integrated digital marketing and patient engagement platform.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Health Grades, Inc. (HGRD:$58.17)
Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. People use Healthgrades websites to search, compare and connect with hospitals and physicians. "
target parent: Sumeru Equity Partners
target: Influence Health
Influence Health provides the healthcare industry’s only integrated digital marketing and patient engagement platform. The Influence Health platform enables providers, employers and payers to positively influence consumer decision making and health behaviors well beyond the physical care setting.
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announced 11/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Vestar Capital Partners, will acquire Information Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Vestar Capital Partners, a private equity firm, will lead a new investment in Information Resources, Inc., a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights. Jeffrey Ansell, a Vestar Senior Advisor, will serve as Chairman of IRI. New Mountain and other existing investors are retaining a meaningful investment in IRI.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners (VCP) is a private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. VCP collaborates with management teams and private owners to build long- term enterprise value, with a focus on Consumer, Healthcare, and Business Services & Industrial Products."
target parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
target: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG companies, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses.
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closed 6/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Quest Analytics, L.L.C., acquired BetterDoctor, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Analytics, the leading provider of network access and adequacy services to health plans and insurance regulatory agencies, announced that it has acquired BetterDoctor, the nation's most accurate provider data management platform.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Quest Analytics, L.L.C.
Quest Analytics is the first comprehensive platform that enables health plans to optimize their member experience, while complying with federal and state regulations for network adequacy and accuracy. "
target: BetterDoctor, Inc.
BetterDoctor is an engine that powers the healthcare market with accurate provider data. BetterDoctor helps validate and deliver accurate provider data to health plans, health systems, and hundreds of other companies.
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closed 10/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Institutional Shareholder Services

synopsis: Institutional Shareholder Services Inc., a leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions to financial market participants, announced that Genstar Capital has completed the acquisition of ISS from Vestar Capital Partners, a leading U.S. middle-market private equity firm.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies for nearly 30 years. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: Institutional Shareholder Services
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers.
price ($mm)
$720
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closed 8/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Vestar Capital Partners, acquired Quest Analytics, L.L.C.

synopsis: Vestar Capital Partners, a private equity firm, announced that it has acquired Quest Analytics, L.L.C. Quest Analytics is a leader in health plan provider network management software and services. Quest Analytics provides critically important software and cloud-based solutions for both health plans and the regulators who monitor their performance.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners (VCP) is a private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. VCP collaborates with management teams and private owners to build long- term enterprise value, with a focus on Consumer, Healthcare, and Business Services & Industrial Products."
target: Quest Analytics, L.L.C.
Quest Analytics is an independent solutions company, built without ownership ties to any health plan, providing commercial software development and consulting services for hundreds of health plans, consultants, and government agencies in the healthcare industry.
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closed 8/17/2016 via PE Hub

Institutional Shareholder Services, acquired iiWisdom, LLC

synopsis: Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), a leading provider of proxy advisory, corporate governance and responsible investment solutions to financial market participants, announced the acquisition of iiWisdom’s business of providing interactive governance solutions which build connectivity between public companies and institutional investors.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Institutional Shareholder Services
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers. "
target: iiWisdom, LLC
iiWisdom is a provider of interactive governance solutions. iiWisdom’s interactive governance platform transforms company proxy and governance data into sophisticated communications solutions.
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closed 10/21/2016 via BusinessWire

EQT, acquired Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations; Press Ganey Holdings, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition by private equity group EQT. Under the terms, Press Ganey shareholders will receive $40.50 in cash for each share of common stock.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading global private equity group with approximately EUR 29 billion in raised capital. EQT has portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Holdings is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,234 [$2,370]
rev ($mm)
$344
EBITDA ($mm)
$105
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
22.7x
closed 7/11/2016 via PE Hub

Healthcare Services & Solutions LLC, acquired StayWell

synopsis: Healthcare Services & Solutions LLC, a subsidiary of Merck & Co, has acquired a majority stake in StayWell Company LLC. StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Healthcare Services & Solutions LLC
Healthcare Services & Solutions, LLC (HSS) offers services and solutions that help patients, providers, and payors around the world achieve improved health care outcomes more efficiently and at a lower cost, through cutting-edge illness prevention and wellness programs and care management offerings."
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: StayWell
StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results.
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closed 5/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Avatar Solutions

synopsis: Press Ganey Holdings, Inc. announced the acquisition of Avatar International Holding Company and its subsidiary Avatar International LLC, a patient experience and employee engagement company. The company’s survey research programs have helped organizations advance their missions by capturing and mobilizing the feedback of key stakeholders.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Holdings is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Avatar Solutions
Avatar Solutions’ survey research programs have helped organizations advance their missions by capturing and mobilizing the feedback of key stakeholders. Incorporating online data reporting technology and consultative support, their capabilities empower organizations to achieve lasting improvement.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 3/2/2015 via BusinessWire

ICON Plc, acquired MediMedia Pharma Solutions

synopsis: ICON plc, a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries announced that it has completed the acquisition of MediMedia Pharma Solutions. MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets and Complete HealthCare Communications.
buyer: ICON Plc (ICLR:$1,541.91)
ICON plc is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The Company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: MediMedia Pharma Solutions
MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets (MMM) and Complete HealthCare Communications (CHC). MMM is a strategic payer-validated market access solutions for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. CHC is a medical communication agency.
price ($mm)
$120
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Health Grades, Inc., acquired COCG

synopsis: Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, announced the acquisition of COCG, an integrated digital marketing firm. COCG works with service-based companies, medical practices and retailers to help them attract the right clients.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Health Grades, Inc. (HGRD:$58.17)
Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. People use Healthgrades websites to search, compare and connect with hospitals and physicians. "
target: COCG
COCG is an integrated digital marketing firm. Whether it's a web design, search engine marketing or a complete online marketing strategy and execution, they aim to deliver, on time and in budget while exceeding their customer's every expectation.
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closed 10/16/2014 via Company Press Release

Institutional Shareholder Services, acquired Incentive Lab

synopsis: Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”), a leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community, announced the acquisition of the business of Incentive Lab, a data and analytics firm developing innovative solutions for addressing the increased complexity and unpredictability of executive compensation.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Institutional Shareholder Services
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers. "
target: Incentive Lab
Incentive Lab is unique among providers of executive compensation data and analytics, offering detailed and comparable data on incentive awards, full details on performance metrics, goals, and structures, and a host of other data such as vesting schedules.
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closed 6/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators

synopsis: Press Ganey, a leader in performance improvement, announced the acquisition of the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI), the leading quality improvement and nurse engagement tool developed by the American Nurses Association.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey partners with more than 11,000 health care organizations to create and sustain high-performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. The company offers solutions to help clients operate efficiently, improve quality and optimize reimbursement. "
target parent: American Nurses Association
target: National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators
NDNQI® is the only national nursing quality measurement program that enables hospitals to compare measures of their nursing quality against national, regional and state norms for hospitals of the same type down to the unit level.
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closed 4/30/2014 via BusinessWire

Vestar Capital Partners, acquired Institutional Shareholder Services

synopsis: Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS"), a leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community, has been acquired by Vestar Capital Partners. ISS provides proxy research, voting services and corporate governance advisory services to financial institutions and corporations worldwide.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading U.S. middle market private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. Vestar invests and collaborates with incumbent management teams and private owners to build long-term enterprise value. "
target parent: MSCI Inc.
target: Institutional Shareholder Services
Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") is the world's leading provider of corporate governance and proxy voting solutions. ISS provides proxy research, voting services and corporate governance advisory services to financial institutions and corporations worldwide.
price ($mm)
$367
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closed 4/28/2014 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Dynamic Clinical Systems

synopsis: Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, announced the acquisition of Dynamic Clinical Systems, a patient-reported outcomes services and solutions provider. The acquisition expands Press Ganey's Patient Voice portfolio for health care organizations with the ability to collect, measure and analyze patient-reported data.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high-performing organizations. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to help clients operate efficiently, improve quality, increase market share and optimize reimbursement. "
target: Dynamic Clinical Systems
Dynamic Clinical Systems is the health care industry's most comprehensive and technically advanced provider of patient-reported outcomes services and solutions, offering an survey system that makes self-reported patient survey data and evidence-based protocols accessible at the point of need.
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closed 1/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired On The Spot Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, announced the acquisition of On The Spot Systems®, a point-of-care survey technology firm that enables organizations to capture real-time patient feedback.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement, Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. "
target: On The Spot Systems, Inc.
On The Spot Systems is a point-of-care survey technology firm that enables organizations to capture real-time patient feedback. The software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based solution allows provider organizations to customize surveys for targeted improvement efforts.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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closed 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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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 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
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$96
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0.0x
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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:$5,532.48)
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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closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

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

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

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

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

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

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

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

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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closed 12/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Robinhood, acquired Cove Markets

synopsis: No-fee trading app Robinhood has acquired Cove Markets to help ensure quality trade executions for its users. Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts.
buyer: Robinhood (HOOD:$1,769.97)
Robinhood is democratizing finance for all. With customers at the heart of its decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers, removing fees, and providing greater access to financial information. Their smartphone app allows individual investors to buy and sell stocks for free. "
target: Cove Markets
Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts. They offer advanced tools, trading algorithms, live and historical data, analytics, charts, web widgets, and more.
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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:$867.87)
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

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