Like Building Automation Solutions, Ltd.

closed 12/2/2010 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint Development Capital, acquired Building Automation Solutions, Ltd.

synopsis: Building Automation Systems ("BAS"), the largest independent player in the long term support and implementation of intelligent building energy management systems in the UK, has been acquired by Bridgepoint Development Capital in an MBO.
buyer: Bridgepoint Development Capital
Bridgepoint Development Capital provides funding to businesses headquartered in France, the Nordic region and the UK, normally buyouts valued up to €150 million, looking for an investment partner. "
target: Building Automation Solutions, Ltd.
Building Automation Systems provides advice and solutions for building energy management systems.
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$62
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closed 8/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Total Specific Solutions, acquired Salvia Développement

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc. announced that its division Total Specific Solutions has completed the acquisition of Salvia Développement, a French company, publisher and integrator of business solutions for real estate players and the local public sector.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Total Specific Solutions
Headquartered in The Netherlands, Total Specific Solutions has over 50 independently managed software Business Units. They offer them financial security, strategic guidance and share their best practices so that they can be leaders in their respective domains. "
target: Salvia Développement
Salvia Développement is a French company, publisher and integrator of business solutions for real estate players and the local public sector. They offer operations management, technical and energy management, dematerialization and debt and fixed asset management solutions.
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closed 5/19/2017 via PR Newswire

JouleSmart Solutions, acquired NorthWrite, Inc.

synopsis: Joule Assets, a company that delivers financing solutions for energy efficiency and demand response initiatives and projects, has acquired NorthWrite, a cloud-based energy information management services company. The transaction was the first act of business completed by JouleSmart Solutions, a newly formed, fully-funded subsidiary of Joule Assets.
buyer parent: Joule Assets Inc.
buyer: JouleSmart Solutions
JouleSmart Solutions integrates innovative technical, operational, and financial solutions to help small and mid-sized businesses access the benefits of "smart" building management. They deliver the benefits of active energy management that are traditionally reserved for only the largest buildings. "
target: NorthWrite, Inc.
NorthWrite, Inc. is a privately-owned corporation, headquartered in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Web based facilities management software package designed for simplicity and quick implementation.
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announced 1/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ormat Technologies, Inc., will acquire Viridity Energy, Inc.

synopsis: Viridity Energy, Inc., a leading demand response, demand management, and battery storage solutions provider, announced that Ormat Technologies, a global geothermal and renewable energy company that has over five decades of experience, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of Viridity’s business and assets.
buyer: Ormat Technologies, Inc. (ORA:$667.15)
With over five decades of experience, Ormat Technologies, Inc. is a leading geothermal company and the only vertically integrated company engaged in geothermal and recovered energy generation (REG), with the objective of becoming a leading global provider of renewable energy. "
target: Viridity Energy, Inc.
Viridity Energy provides large energy consumers with powerful tools to increase energy efficiency and create energy revenues. Its unique and flexible VPower™ platform enables customers to dynamically shift and balance energy load and integrate advanced energy technologies.
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$35
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closed 6/13/2016 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired Proliphix

synopsis: Yardi, a leading investment and property management software has acquired Proliphi, a leading provider of internet-managed energy control solutions. The acquisition will ensure Yardi's® growth of Yardi® Smart Energy Suite, adding the Proliphix Energy Control Solution to its comprehensive suite of mobile-enabled energy management solutions.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi is dedicated to the design, development, and support of real estate investment management and property management software. They offer full business solutions for every real estate market. "
target: Proliphix
Proliphix is the leading provider of internet-managed energy control solutions. Thousands of businesses, schools and commercial retailers rely on the Proliphix Energy Control Solution to improve HVAC and building control and reduce energy and maintenance costs.
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closed 4/14/2016 via BusinessWire

BuildingIQ, purchased Energy WorkSite and Facility WorkSite from NorthWrite, Inc.

synopsis: BuildingIQ, a leading energy management software company, has acquired the Energy WorkSite and Facility WorkSite software applications from NorthWrite. The two cloud-based applications, coupled with BuildingIQ’s packaged monitoring-based commissioning (MBCx) services, create a new, full-suite Energy Information Management Services (EIMS) platform.
buyer: BuildingIQ (ASX:BIQ:$4.41)
BuildingIQ is a leading provider of advanced energy management software that actively predicts and manages heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) loads in commercial buildings. "
seller: NorthWrite, Inc.
Energy WorkSite is a sixth-generation monitoring and data analytics software toolkit that allows commercial and industrial facilities to accurately track and benchmark energy use. Facility WorkSite is a low cost management platform for facilities that provides work order management.
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$3.00
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closed 11/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Serious Energy, Inc., acquired Agilewaves, Inc.

synopsis: Serious Energy, Inc., the leader in energy efficiency solutions that increase the value of buildings, has acquired Agilewaves, Inc., a building energy management technology company. The company's Building Optimization System ™ is a turnkey energy monitoring and resource management system.
buyer: Serious Energy, Inc.
Serious Energy’s solutions increase the value of buildings for both owners and occupants in ways that are better, cheaper, and easier. Its solutions include SeriousCapital, SeriousEnergy Manager, SeriousWindows, iWindow, and QuietRock. "
target: Agilewaves, Inc.
Agilewaves is a building energy management system. Its Building Optimization System ™ is a turnkey energy monitoring and resource management system that provides facility managers and building owners with real-time, actionable information to effectively optimize building performance.
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closed 3/26/2019 via BusinessWire

Aquicore, acquired Entic, Inc.

synopsis: Aquicore, a leading commercial real estate software company with an all-in-one operations platform, has acquired Entic, a cloud-based building analytics platform that helps large commercial building owners and operators attain peak energy performance, reduce operational costs and achieve significant asset value.
buyer: Aquicore
Aquicore is a commercial real estate software company. Aquicore’s cloud-based platform tracks, analyzes and predicts key building and energy data in real time to unlock portfolio-grade actionable insights, streamlining overall business operations and increasing property value and operating incomes. "
target: Entic, Inc.
Entic provides large commercial facilities with Business Intelligence to manage their energy efficiency. Entic's cloud-based building analytics platform helps building owners and operators attain peak energy performance, reduce operational costs and achieve significant asset value.
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closed 11/7/2018 via Company Press Release

CopperTree Analytics, acquired BuildPulse

synopsis: CopperTree Analytics, a Canada-based company that provides building and energy analytics solutions, has acquired BuildPulse, a provider of cloud-based building analytics. BuildPulse provides building owners and operators with data and insights about energy use and helps them to proactively identify issues and faults.
buyer: CopperTree Analytics
CopperTree Analytics is a Canada-based company that provides building and energy analytics solutions. CopperTree's analytics tool, Kaizen, helps their clients take greater control of their buildings through powerful energy analytics, virtual metering and automated Fault Detection and Diagnostics. "
target: BuildPulse
Founded in 2014, BuildPulse is a provider of cloud-based building analytics. BuildPulse provides building owners and operators with data and insights about energy use. BuildPulse helps operators to proactively identify issues and faults, improve their buildings, and make tenants happy.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

AppFolio, acquired WegoWise Inc.

synopsis: AppFolio, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based business software solutions, has acquired WegoWise, a leading provider of a cloud-based utility analytics software. WegoWise provides a cloud-based platform that enables managers and building owners to optimize operating expenses and capital expenditure pertaining to utilities.
buyer: AppFolio (APPF:$221.21)
AppFolio creates comprehensive, easy-to-use, cloud-based business software solutions for vertical markets. AppFolio's products include cloud-based property management software (AppFolio Property Manager) and cloud-based legal practice management software (MyCase). "
target: WegoWise Inc.
WegoWise is a leading provider of a cloud-based utility analytics software. WegoWise provides a cloud-based platform that enables managers and building owners to optimize operating expenses and capital expenditure pertaining to utilities.
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closed 2/12/2018 via GlobeNewswire

AcuityBrands, acquired Lucid Design Group

synopsis: AcuityBrands, a provider of lighting and building management solutions, has acquired Lucid Design Group, a provider of building analytics through its industry-leading BuildingOS business intelligence platform. Lucid’s SaaS platform enables users to gain powerful insights into the operations of their buildings, helping to make them more efficient.
buyer: AcuityBrands (AYI:$3,672.70)
Acuity Brands, Inc. is the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. The company's products and solutions are sold under various brands. "
target: Lucid Design Group
Lucid provides a data and analytics platform to make data-driven decisions to improve building efficiency and drive energy conservation and savings. Its SaaS-based BuildingOS platform enables users to gain powerful insights into the operations of their buildings, helping to make them more efficient.
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closed 4/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

STEMhero, LLC, acquired MeterHero

synopsis: STEMhero, a company that educates adolescents about consuming and conserving natural resources through their schools’ curricula, acquired MeterHero, an online portal that allows users to compare water and energy usage data to past billing cycles. MeterHero provides incentives and resources for users to achieve water and energy conservation goals.
buyer: STEMhero, LLC
STEMhero is a website and curriculum that empowers students to collect and analyze their electricity, natural gas, and water consumption. Students create a baseline of their home or school's consumption; then, they implement efficiency behaviors and technologies to measure the impact of the changes."
target: MeterHero
MeterHero solves the challenge of water and energy conservation by giving people more meaningful and actionable data. MeterHero features personalized, web-based water use dashboards, real time data where available, and incentives and resources to achieve water conservation goals.
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closed 1/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Customized Energy Solutions Ltd., acquired Powerit Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Customized Energy Solutions announced that it has acquired Powerit Solutions. The company is an advanced demand management company that helps energy businesses reduce energy costs and meet corporate sustainability goals.
buyer: Customized Energy Solutions Ltd.
Customized Energy Solutions assists clients in managing and staying ahead of the changes in the wholesale and retail electricity and natural gas markets. The company offers best-in-class hosted software solutions and consultative services focused on optimizing energy market operations. "
target: Powerit Solutions, LLC
Powerit Solutions is an international energy management technology company based in Seattle, WA. They strive to make the smart grid real, profitable, and effortless for utilities and energy-intensive businesses worldwide. Powerit sets the demand management standard.
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closed 12/2/2014 via GlobeNewswire

EnerNOC, Inc., acquired Pulse Energy, Inc.

synopsis: EnerNOC, Inc., a leading provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), and Pulse Energy, a leader in customer engagement software for the utility industry, announced that EnerNOC has acquired Pulse Energy to help utilities better engage all of their commercial and industrial customers, from small businesses to the largest enterprises.
buyer: EnerNOC, Inc. (ENOC:$398.69)
EnerNOC is a leading provider of energy intelligence software (EIS). EnerNOC’s EIS solutions for enterprises include applications that help organizations buy energy better, manage utility bills, optimize energy consumption, participate in demand response, and manage peak demand. "
target: Pulse Energy, Inc.
Pulse Energy is the global leader in energy intelligence for utilities' commercial customers, helping utilities to meet regulated efficiency targets, boost customer satisfaction, and cross-promote other programs and services.
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closed 7/29/2019 via BusinessWire

RealPage, Inc., acquired SimpleBills

synopsis: RealPage, Inc., a software company dedicated to changing how people experience, utilize and monetize rental space, has acquired the assets of Simple Bills Corporation, an innovative utility management service dedicated to the student housing market. SimpleBills currently provides utility services to over 125,000 students in the U.S.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$960.34)
RealPage is a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry. Clients use its platform to improve operating performance and increase capital returns. RealPage serves over 12,100 clients worldwide. "
target: SimpleBills
SimpleBills is a complete utility management company that helps property management companies and owners conserve resources and realize efficiencies with data-based decisions. The company serves clients in over 170 markets in 43 states across the U.S.
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closed 6/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Integrated Energy Services Corporation, acquired MACH Energy

synopsis: Integrated Energy Services (iES), the market leading provider of grid relationship management software and demand response services, acquired MACH Energy, an award-winning energy management and sustainability software platform.
buyer parent: Gainline Capital Partners, LP
buyer: Integrated Energy Services Corporation
Integrated Energy Services provides grid relationship management software and demand response services to commercial electricity customers. The Company's EnergyDeskTM and TheodoraTM software solutions allow customers to monitor energy data, generate savings and achieve sustainability goals. "
target: MACH Energy
MACH is a modern energy management and sustainability software platform for commercial buildings. MACH's intuitive analytics, enterprise reporting and utility customer engagement tools help save building personnel and owners time and money and increase ENERGY STAR scores.
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closed 5/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired

synopsis: Yardi, a company dedicated to the design, development, and support of real estate investment management and property management software, announced that it has acquired Enerliance, a leading developer of energy efficiency software. Enerliance, founded in 2005, is the company behind the Load Based Optimization System (LOBOS).
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi® is committed to the design, development and support of software for real estate investment management and property management. It includes operations, accounting and ancillary processes and services with portfolio-wide business intelligence and platform-wide mobility. "
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Enerliance is the company behind the Load Based Optimization System (LOBOS), an intelligent optimization system for large-scale air conditioning systems that offers comfort, energy efficiency and fully automated demand response capability that improves bottom lines for building owners and occupants.
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closed 2/8/2012 via Company Press Release

Cooper Industries, Ltd., acquired Fifth Light Technology Ltd.

synopsis: Cooper Industries plc announced the acquisition of Fifth Light Technology, Ltd. Fifth Light is a private company that specializes in the design, sale and implementation of digitally addressable lighting interface (DALI) solutions and a suite of centralized building management software applications. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Cooper Industries, Ltd. (CBE:$5,409.40)
Cooper Industries, Ltd. is a global manufacturer primarily of electrical products. Cooper employs operates seven divisions: Cooper B-Line, Cooper Bussmann, Cooper Crouse-Hinds, Cooper Lighting, Cooper Power Systems, Cooper Wiring Devices and Cooper Safety. "
target: Fifth Light Technology Ltd.
Fifth Light is a privately owned company based in Oakville, Canada that specializes in the design, sale and implementation of digitally addressable lighting interface (DALI) solutions and a suite of centralized building management software applications.
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closed 12/20/2011 via Market Wire

Schneider Electric SA, purchased Viridity EnergyCenter 2.0 Platform from Viridity Energy, Inc.

synopsis: Schneider Electric announced the acquisition of the Viridity EnergyCenter 2.0 platform, the flagship product of a well-known start-up specializing in DCIM management software that provides a cross-functional solution for understanding the connection between physical infrastructure, IT equipment and the applications that run on them.
buyer: Schneider Electric SA (ENXTPA:SU:$29,436.38)
As a global specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks. "
seller: Viridity Energy, Inc.
Viridity Energy provides large energy consumers with powerful tools to increase energy efficiency and create energy revenues. Its unique and flexible VPower™ platform enables customers to dynamically shift and balance energy load and integrate advanced energy technologies.
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announced 11/22/2011 via BusinessWire

Ecova, Inc., will acquire Prenova, Inc.

synopsis: Ecova, a leading total energy and sustainability management company, announced the intent to acquire Prenova, Inc., an enterprise energy management company headquartered in Atlanta. Prenova has over 45,000 commercial and industrial buildings under management with 7,500 buildings connected on a real-time basis for a range of services.
buyer parent: Avista Corp.
buyer: Ecova, Inc.
Ecova is the total energy and sustainability management company whose sole purpose is to see more, save more, and sustain more for its clients. Ecova provides fully managed, technology-optimized solutions for saving resources, which in turn increase returns, lower risks, and enhance reputations. "
target: Prenova, Inc.
Prenova, Inc. is a privately-held enterprise energy management company headquartered in Atlanta. Prenova’s Enterprise Energy Management software is designed for organizations with large, multi-facility portfolios that want to monitor energy consumption and improve energy efficiency.
price ($mm)
$36
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$12
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closed 12/2/2010 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint Development Capital, acquired Building Automation Solutions, Ltd.

synopsis: Building Automation Systems ("BAS"), the largest independent player in the long term support and implementation of intelligent building energy management systems in the UK, has been acquired by Bridgepoint Development Capital in an MBO.
buyer: Bridgepoint Development Capital
Bridgepoint Development Capital provides funding to businesses headquartered in France, the Nordic region and the UK, normally buyouts valued up to €150 million, looking for an investment partner. "
target: Building Automation Solutions, Ltd.
Building Automation Systems provides advice and solutions for building energy management systems.
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closed 12/18/2019 via PR Newswire

QualiTest Group, acquired AlgoTrace

synopsis: Qualitest, the world's largest software testing and quality assurance company, has acquired AlgoTrace, an Israeli company focused on building automated machine learning tools. AlgoTrace enables data analysts and data scientists to simplify and accelerate the prediction modelling processes.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: QualiTest Group
Qualitest is the world's largest independent managed services provider of quality assurance and testing solutions. As a strategic partner, Qualitest helps brands move beyond functional testing to adopt new innovations such as automation, AI, and crowd-sourced UX testing. "
target: AlgoTrace
AlgoTrace is an Israeli company focused on building automated machine learning tools. AlgoTrace enables data analysts and data scientists to simplify and accelerate the prediction modelling processes. Their software tool helps organizations to take the right decisions based on clear inputs.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

BigHand, acquired PayneGroup, Inc.

synopsis: BigHand, the largest provider of voice productivity software to the legal, healthcare and professional services market, has acquired PayneGroup, Inc., a developer of metadata removal and desktop automation software solutions. PayneGroup's metadata removal solutions helps to reduce or eliminate accidental data disclosure.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: BigHand
BigHand develops voice productivity software solutions for legal, healthcare, property, and financial companies worldwide. It offers BigHand Dictate, a software that dictates faster and enables users to record onto various devices and share, prioritize, and track their voice files. "
target: PayneGroup, Inc.
PayneGroup develops metadata removal and desktop automation software solutions. PayneGroup's metadata removal solutions helps to reduce accidental data disclosure. Their productivity software solutions help corporate legal departments and law firms with paragraph numbering and document creation.
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closed 8/7/2019 via Company Press Release

BigHand, acquired Iphelion

synopsis: BigHand, a company that develops voice productivity software solutions for legal, healthcare, property, and financial companies worldwide, has acquired Iphelion, a software company who specialize in document automation and productivity tools for the legal market and are sought after for their professional services.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: BigHand
BigHand develops voice productivity software solutions for legal, healthcare, property, and financial companies worldwide. It offers BigHand Dictate, a software that dictates faster and enables users to record onto various devices and share, prioritize, and track their voice files. "
target: Iphelion
Iphelion are a software company who specialize in document automation and productivity tools for the legal market and are sought after for their professional services. Iphelion work with all sizes of firm from boutique to magic-circle.
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announced 7/10/2019 via PE Hub

Bridgepoint, will acquire QualiTest Group

synopsis: Bridgepoint has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Qualitest, a software testing and quality assurance company. Bridgepoint will replace Marlin Equity Partners as the majority owner of Qualitest. QualiTest Group is the world’s largest pure-play outsourced software testing and business assurance specialist with offices in the US, UK and India.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is an international private equity group focused on acquiring middle market companies in attractive markets with the potential to grow organically or through acquisition. it focuses on acquiring well managed companies in sectors with the potential to grow through acquisition. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: QualiTest Group
QualiTest Group is the world’s largest pure-play outsourced software testing and business assurance specialist with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Israel and India.
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announced 7/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited, will acquire CATS Colleges

synopsis: Cambridge Education Group ("CEG") and its private equity owner, Bridgepoint, announced that they had agreed to sell CATS Colleges to Bright Scholar, the largest operator of international and bilingual schools in China. CATS Colleges is an international school network focused primarily on international students.
buyer: Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited (BEDU:$477.13)
Bright Scholar is the largest operator of international and bilingual K-12 schools in China. The company is dedicated to providing quality international education to Chinese students and equipping them with the critical academic foundation and skillsets necessary to succeed. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: CATS Colleges
CATS Colleges comprises CATS international high schools in UK, US and China, Stafford House English language schools in UK, US and Canada and CSVPA (Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts).
price ($mm)
$188
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$111
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closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

KGH Spedition, acquired Navitro AS

synopsis: KGH Customs Services, a Swedish company that provides custom brokerage services and offers a comprehensive range of border-related services, has acquired Navitro, a Norwegian software and services company in the data capture and document automation field.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: KGH Spedition
Headquartered in Sweden, KGH has been providing custom brokerage services since 1963. They offer a comprehensive range of border-related services to over 28,000 customers all over Europe. "
target: Navitro AS
Navitro is a Norwegian software and services company in the data capture and document automation field. Navitro provides solutions and services ensure that customers save both time and costs associated with their document processes.
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closed 4/8/2019 via PE Hub

PEI Media, acquired Buyouts Insider

synopsis: PEI Media Group, a global alternative assets information group, has acquired Buyouts Insider from Simplify Compliance, a provider of learning, events, and information solutions. Buyouts Insider is a collection of brands serving the private capital industry. Buyouts Insider offers digital news, data products, conferences and print publications.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: PEI Media
PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment. Its products and services sit at the heart of the fast-growing markets of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Buyouts Insider
Buyouts Insider houses a collection of highly regarded brands serving the private capital industry. Buyouts Insider offers digital news, industry intelligence, data products, conferences and print publications. Their brands include PEHub Network, Buyouts, Venture Capital Journal, and more.
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announced 3/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint, will acquire Kyriba Corporation

synopsis: Private-equity firm Bridgepoint has agreed to take majority control of Kyriba Corp., a venture-backed provider of treasury-management software for corporate finance executives. Kyriba’s approach to cash management enables confidence in cash visibility and empowers CFOs to make strategic investment decisions.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is an international private equity group focused on acquiring middle market companies in attractive markets with the potential to grow organically or through acquisition. it focuses on acquiring well managed companies in sectors with the potential to grow through acquisition. "
target: Kyriba Corporation
Kyriba is the global leader in cloud treasury solutions, delivering award winning cash management technology to CFOs, Treasurers, and Financial Professionals. Kyriba’s approach to cash management enables confidence in cash visibility and empowers CFOs to make strategic investment decisions.
price ($mm)
$160*
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closed 5/10/2019 via BusinessWire

BlackRock, Inc., acquired eFront

synopsis: BlackRock, a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional & retail clients, has completed the acquisition of eFront, the world’s leading end-to-end alternative investment management software and solutions provider, from private equity firm Bridgepoint and eFront employees.
buyer: BlackRock, Inc. (BLK:$13,880.00)
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional & retail clients. BlackRock helps clients meet their goals with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, & other pooled investment vehicles. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: eFront
eFront, founded in 1999, is based in Paris and is the leading technology provider for managing the alternatives investment lifecycle, from due diligence and portfolio planning, to performance and risk analysis, across a range of alternative asset classes.
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closed 7/19/2018 via PE Hub

Compass Partners International LLP, acquired Protocol

synopsis: Compass Partners International LLP, a private equity firm focused on secondary direct transactions, has acquired Protocol, a leading lecturer and assessor recruitment agency focusing on skills, education, and training.
buyer: Compass Partners International LLP
Based in the UK, Compass Partners International LLP is a private equity firm focused on secondary direct transactions. Compass Partners provides bespoke and flexible solutions to create liquidity solutions for financial institutions or corporates from legacy funds or assets. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Protocol
Based in the UK, Protocol is a leading lecturer and assessor recruitment agency focusing on skills, education, and training. Their clients include further education colleges, universities, schools, local authorities, and independent training providers.
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closed 7/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bridgepoint, acquired Private Sport Shop SAS

synopsis: Bridgepoint, an international private equity group focused on acquiring middle market companies, has acquired Private Sport Shop, a French online retailer of sports goods and apparel. Private Sport Shop offers products from 30 leading brands. Their members only Private Sales section offers products with discounts up to 70% from over 80 brands.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is an international private equity group focused on acquiring middle market companies in attractive markets with the potential to grow organically or through acquisition. it focuses on acquiring well managed companies in sectors with the potential to grow through acquisition. "
target: Private Sport Shop SAS
Private Sport Shop is a French online retailer of sports goods and apparel. Private Sport Shop's The Shop section is open to all and offers products from 30 leading brands. Their Private Sales section is only available to members and offers products with discounts up to 70% from over 80 brands.
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announced 6/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint, will acquire PEI Media

synopsis: Bridgepoint, an international private equity group, will acquire a majority stake in PEI Media, the global provider of insight, market-data and business conferences for professionals active in alternative asset class investment. PEI also publishes a portfolio of websites and associated magazines to deliver both breaking news and in-depth analysis.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is an international private equity group focused on acquiring middle market companies in attractive markets with the potential to grow organically or through acquisition. it focuses on acquiring well managed companies in sectors with the potential to grow through acquisition. "
target: PEI Media
PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment. Its products and services sit at the heart of the fast-growing markets of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt.
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closed 11/2/2016 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint, acquired Inspiring Learning

synopsis: Inspiring Learning, a UK headquartered provider of residential activity centres and educational trips for primary and secondary school children, has been acquired by Bridgepoint Development Capital.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is a European private equity firm. With over EUR 20 billion of capital raised to date, it typically focuses on acquiring well managed companies in attractive sectors with the potential to grow organically or through acquisition. "
target: Inspiring Learning
Inspiring Learning is the UK’s largest independent provider of experiential learning for schools and young people, working with 250,000 children a year from all types of schools (state and private, primary and secondary, UK and international) and youth groups who stay with them for between 3-5 days.
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announced 4/19/2016 via Market Wire

Bridgepoint, Summit Partners, will acquire Calypso Technology Inc

synopsis: Calypso Technology, Inc., a leading provider of capital markets software, announced that it is to be acquired by European private equity fund Bridgepoint and global growth equity investor Summit Partners. Calypso offers an integrated suite of trading and risk management solutions used by over 34,000 market professionals in more than 60 countries.
buyer: Summit Partners
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint, a European private equity firm, focuses on acquiring well managed companies in attractive sectors with potential to grow organically or through acquisition. Summit Partners, a global growth equity firm, currently invested more than $7.2 billion in equity and fixed income opportunities. "
target: Calypso Technology Inc
Calypso is the leading provider of front-to-back technology solutions for the financial markets. With 19 years of experience delivering cross-asset solutions for trading, processing, risk management and accounting, Calypso brings simplicity to the most complex business and technology issues.
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closed 1/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Infront Sports & Media AG, acquired Omnigon

synopsis: Switzerland-based marketing company Infront Sports & Media has struck a deal to acquire a controlling 51% equity interest in digital media consultancy Omnigon. The company is a digital consulting firm that delivers strategic, technical and creative guidance and solutions to leaders in the sports, media and entertainment industries.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
buyer: Infront Sports & Media AG
Providing fully comprehensive services, Infront is transforming the industry through innovation and operational excellence, covering every area of sports marketing: rights distribution, host broadcast, digital media, brand development, event management and sponsorship. "
target: Omnigon
Omnigon is a digital consulting firm that delivers strategic, technical and creative guidance and solutions to leaders in the sports, media and entertainment industries.
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announced 4/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint, will acquire Nordic Cinema Group

synopsis: Ratos AB has signed an agreement on the sale of the subsidiary Nordic Cinema Group, the leading cinema operator in the Nordic and Baltic regions, to Bridgepoint. Nordic Cinema Group operates 66 wholly owned cinemas with 444 screens in approximately 50 major towns. They are also the co-owner of an additional 48 cinemas.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is an international private equity firm focused on investing in leading middle market businesses headquartered in Europe. Its European buyout funds typically acquire businesses valued between €200m and €1 billion. "
target parent: Ratos AB
target: Nordic Cinema Group
Nordic Cinema Group is the leading cinema operator in the Nordic and Baltic regions, with more than 100 years of experience in managing and cultivating the cinema experience. We have 66 cinemas, 444 screens, and approx. 65,000 seats in almost 50 large and medium-sized cities.
price ($mm)
$545
rev ($mm)
$314
EBITDA ($mm)
$44
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
12.3x
announced 2/3/2015 via Reuters

Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd., will acquire Infront Sports & Media AG

synopsis: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd. is buying sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media AG. It focuses on distributing media rights for broadcasting sports events including the soccer World Cup and several Olympic winter sports. Dalian Wanda operates in four industries - commercial property, luxury hotels, culture & tourism, and department stores.
buyer: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
Dalian Wanda Group was founded in 1988 and operates in four major industries - commercial property, luxury hotels, culture & tourism, and department stores. It operates 98 Wanda Plazas, 60 hotels, 1,247 cinema screens, 89 karaoke establishments and 84 department stores throughout China. "
target parent: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
target: Infront Sports & Media AG
Infront Sports & Media AG is one of the leading international sports marketing groups in the world. Known for its high standards of delivery, the company covers all aspects of a successful sport event – including distribution of media rights, sponsorship, media production and event operations.
price ($mm)
$1,204
rev ($mm)
$917
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bridgepoint, acquired eFront SA

synopsis: eFront, the leading software provider of financial solutions for managing alternative investments, has been acquired by European private equity investor Bridgepoint. Headquartered in France, eFront provides end-to-end solutions dedicated to the financial services industry, specialising in enterprise risk management and alternative investments.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is one of the most experienced private equity investment firms based in Europe. With a clear, long-term focus on sectors where it can invest in robust middle market companies, it typically acquires businesses valued between €200 million and €1 billion. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: eFront SA
eFront provides end-to-end solutions dedicated to the financial services industry, specialising in enterprise risk management and alternative investments. Its solutions serve some of the largest companies in the private equity, real estate investment, banking and insurance sectors.
price ($mm)
$327
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
18.8x
closed 10/23/2014 via BNC Analysis

digital spirit GmbH merged with Interactive Dialogues Ltd,

synopsis: Idox Plc, a supplier of software & services, said it has acquired Digital Spirit GMBH, a supplier of compliance solutions for an undisclosed sum from Infinitas Learning BV. Digital Spirit will be merged with the Interactive Dialogues business, which is part of the Public Sector Software Division.
buyer parent: IDOX plc
buyer: Interactive Dialogues Ltd
Interactive Dialogues was founded in 1998 and now serves a wide range of pan-European and global clients. Interactive Dialogues supplies a single solution that provides on-line corporate communications and compliance services throughout your organisation. "
target parent: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
target: digital spirit GmbH
digital spirit GmbH is a leading provider of compliance training and communication solutions. digital spirit’s customers include half of all companies listed on the DAX, numerous MDAX and SDAX companies, as well as a wide range of enterprises and SMEs that are not listed on the stock exchange.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2014 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint, acquired Phlexglobal

synopsis: Phlexglobal, the specialist provider of technology-enabled document management solutions and other support services to the global clinical research market, has been acquired by Bridgepoint Development Capital from Inflexion in a transaction totalling £42 million.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is one of the most experienced private equity investment firms based in Europe. With a clear, long-term focus on sectors where it can invest in robust middle market companies, it typically acquires businesses valued between €200 million and €1 billion. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: Phlexglobal
Phlexglobal is a specialist provider of technology-enabled, Trial Master File (TMF & eTMF) document management solutions and other support services to the global clinical research market.
price ($mm)
$72
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
9.6x
closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

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

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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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
announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

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

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

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

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

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

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

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

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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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
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
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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)
$1,544.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.20
EBIT ($mm)
$293.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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: 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
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,081.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$857.00
EBIT ($mm)
$822.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,277.00
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
2019
rev ($mm)
$865.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$36.16
Employees
0
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$670.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$215.55
EBIT ($mm)
$199.55
Net Income ($mm)
$178.52
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: 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: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$244.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.78
EBIT ($mm)
$204.62
Net Income ($mm)
$119.37
Employees
0
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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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