Like James Bowers Education Limited

closed 2/16/2011 via BNC Analysis

ISIS Equity Partners LLP, acquired James Bowers Education Limited

synopsis: ISIS Equity Partners has completed a buyout of a Lancashire-based special education firm. ISIS has invested around £20 million into James Bowers Education, which operates eight special needs schools, mostly in the North West. The company also runs its owns JBE Training and Development and trades as The Winterslack Ground.
buyer: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
ISIS is an independent business focusing on the needs and goals of the businesses they partner with. The businesses ISIS invests in are typically valued between £5m and £75m. ISIS has a well-established track record of helping ambitious entrepreneurs create long-term value and market leadership. "
target: James Bowers Education Limited
James Bowers Education Limited specialises in providing special educational needs services to local authorities. The company, which trades as Winterslack, operates eight schools, seven of them in the North West. It also owns a training company, JBE Training and Development.
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cresswell Nurseries Ltd., acquired Second Steps Day Nursery Ltd.

synopsis: Cresswell Nurseries, a daycare center which is part of the ICP nursery group, has bought Second Steps Day Nursery Limited, which operates day nurseries for pupils, including day-care activities for disabled children.
buyer parent: ICP Nurseries
buyer: Cresswell Nurseries Ltd.
Cresswell Nurseries, based in the UK, is a Daycare center that was established by a team of partners who are passionate about providing outstanding childcare to young children as they grow from babies to young persons, with their own character, likes and dislikes, dreams and ambitions. "
target: Second Steps Day Nursery Ltd.
Second Steps Day Nursery Limited operates day nurseries for pupils, including day-care activities for disabled children. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Laindon, United Kingdom.
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closed 12/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Specialized Education Services Inc, acquired The Camelot Schools, Inc.

synopsis: Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges, has acquired Camelot Education, a provider of trauma-informed education solutions partnering with public school districts in the United States.
buyer parent: The Vistria Group
buyer: Specialized Education Services Inc
Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: The Camelot Schools, Inc.
Camelot Education is a provider of trauma-informed education solutions partnering with public school districts in the United States. Camelot excels in engaging students in their education with programming and structures specifically created for diverse learners, enabling them to thrive in school.
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closed 8/18/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Specialized Education Services Inc, acquired The Graham Academy

synopsis: Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral support, has acquired The Graham Academy, a special education school with locations in Kingston and Luzerne, Pennsylvania serving students with autism and other special needs.
buyer parent: The Vistria Group
buyer: Specialized Education Services Inc
Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, is a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. "
target: The Graham Academy
The Graham Academy is a special education school serving students with autism and other special needs in Pennsylvania. The Graham Academy serves school districts and families with its elementary school in Kingston for children in grades K–8, and a high school in Luzerne for students in grades 9–12.
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closed 5/18/2020 via BusinessWire

Acorn Health, acquired Behavior Basics, LLC

synopsis: Acorn Health, a national provider of Applied Behavior Analysis therapy for children diagnosed with autism, has acquired Behavior Basics, LLC, a provider of high quality, center-based and in-home ABA therapy in Alexandria, Virginia.
buyer: Acorn Health
Acorn Health is a family of companies that deliver clinical services to children with autism. Acorn Health is a partnership of behavior analytic professionals who develop, apply, and share the latest advances in the science of applied behavior analysis to improve the lives of the families served. "
target: Behavior Basics, LLC
Behavior Basics is a provider of high quality, center-based and in-home Applied Behavior Analysis therapy. They provide program development, consulting and direct instruction to children on the Autism Spectrum and with other developmental disabilities ages 2-18 using the principles of ABA.
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closed 8/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Nytida AB, acquired Pusselbitens Skola

synopsis: Nytida, a part of Ambea group, has acquired Pusselbitens skola (school). The operation focuses on students with autism spectrum disorders and contains two schools and a short-term housing operation in Sweden. Pusselbitens skola has around 40 students, 15 care receivers in short-term housing operation and 80 employees.
buyer parent: Ambea
buyer: Nytida AB
Nytida provides life-spanning support services for children, adolescents and adults with disabilities and psychosocial problems. Nytida provides residential care, day care activities and individual and family support services and schools at around 400 units across Sweden. "
target: Pusselbitens Skola
Pusselbitens skola is a school with combined activities for both primary and secondary school students with a focus on the Autism Spectrum. The operations include two schools in Dalby (Lund municipality) and Hög (Kävlinge municipality) in Sweden.
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closed 11/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Catapult Learning LLC, acquired Capital Education Group, Inc.

synopsis: Catapult Learning, the nation’s largest provider of special education and instructional intervention solutions, announced it acquired Capital Education Group (CEG), a leading provider of behavioral health services and private school programs for children with autism and other specialized learning needs.
buyer parent: The Vistria Group
buyer: Catapult Learning LLC
Catapult Learning, Inc. provides education solutions that generate demonstrable academic achievement and better life outcomes for students, regardless of the learning obstacles and other challenges they face. "
target: Capital Education Group, Inc.
Capital Education Group’s mission is to change lives through leadership in education. Capital Education creates national model programs for students with autism spectrum disorder and other specialized learning needs.
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closed 7/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Century Park Capital Partners, acquired Dominion Youth Services

synopsis: Century Park Capital Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Dominion Youth Services. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, DYS is a leading provider of behavioral health services to children and young adults across Virginia.
buyer: Century Park Capital Partners
Century Park Capital Partners is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm established in 2000 that invests in family businesses, owner-operated companies and corporate divestitures with the purpose of accelerating their growth. "
target: Dominion Youth Services
Dominion Youth Services is a leading provider of behavioral health services to children and young adults across Virginia. DYS was founded in Richmond in 1999 and since then has steadily expanded its service offerings and geographic reach across the state.
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closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Family Treatment Network, acquired CCMC School

synopsis: Pharos Capital Group, LLC, through its Family Treatment Network platform, has acquired the CCMC School, based in New Britain, CT. The CCMC School, an affiliate of Connecticut Children's Medical Center, provides comprehensive special education for students, from age five to 21, who require intensive intervention due to a range learning challenges.
buyer parent: Pharos Capital Group, LLC
buyer: Family Treatment Network
The Family Treatment Network (FTN) is a complementary platform of child and adolescent behavioral health services businesses, including residential therapy centers, therapeutic day schools, home & community based outpatient programs, and other child and adolescent psychiatric treatment services. "
target parent: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
target: CCMC School
CCMC School, previously an affiliate of Connecticut Children's Medical Center, provides comprehensive special education for students, from age 5 to 21, who require intensive intervention due to severe emotional, behavioral, cognitive, developmental and/or learning problems.
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closed 1/24/2018 via PE Hub

Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC, acquired Rebecca School and Aaron School

synopsis: Sequel Youth and Family Services, a portfolio company of Altamont Capital Management, has acquired two special needs schools, Rebecca School and Aaron School. The seller was MetSchools, which is backed by Veronis Suhler Stevenson. The Rebecca School serves 140 students ages 3 to 21 with neurodevelopmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder.
buyer parent: Altamont Capital Partners
buyer: Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC
Sequel Youth and Family Services was founded in 1999 to operate a single school for adjudicated delinquent boys. Since then, the company has experienced tremendous growth, and now serves a wide range of populations in a wide range of settings. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Rebecca School and Aaron School
The Rebecca School is a private therapeutic day school serving ~140 students ages 3 to 21 with neurodevelopmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder. The Aaron School is a private K-12 special education school serving 160+ students with learning disabilities.
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closed 9/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Catapult Learning LLC, acquired Desert Heights

synopsis: Catapult Learning, a leading provider of special and alternative education, intervention programs, and professional development solutions that generate academic gains and better life outcomes for students, announced the acquisition of Desert Heights Academy (DHA), a special education services provider for students in the Phoenix area.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Catapult Learning LLC
Catapult Learning, Inc. has dedicated the past four decades to improving academic performance for at-risk and struggling students, including potential dropouts and those with learning and emotional disabilities. "
target: Desert Heights
Desert Heights Academy opened in 2008. They provide quality special educational services for students from various school districts in the Phoenix area.
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announced 7/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Antin Infrastructure Partners S.A.S., will acquire Kisimul Group Limited

synopsis: Investment firm Antin Infrastructure Partners has agreed to a deal to take over Lincolnshire-based Kisimul Group, a specialist education and care provider for people with autism. Kisimul runs four boarding schools for people with autism, complex learning difficulties and challenging behaviour.
buyer: Antin Infrastructure Partners S.A.S.
Antin Infrastructure Partners is a leading independent private equity firm focused on infrastructure investments. Based in Paris and London, they invest in infrastructure in Europe and target investments in the energy and environment, telecommunications, transportation and social sectors. "
target parent: Rothschild
target: Kisimul Group Limited
Kisimul Group is a long-established provider of quality education and care services to children and young adults with complex learning difficulties, challenging behaviour, autism and global developmental delay.
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closed 7/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Aprendere Skolor AB, acquired Magitaskolan AB and Kajan Friskola AB

synopsis: Aprendere Skolor AB has acquired Magitaskolan AB and Kajan Friskola AB from Team Olivia. Magitaskolan, which operates resources and special assistance school activities in Stockholm and Kajan Friskola, with resources and special assistance school operations in Uppsala, have been part of Team Olivia since 2013.
buyer: Aprendere Skolor AB
Aprendere Skolor operates ten different units in elementary school, upper secondary school, special assistance upper secondary school and HVB homes. They currently have more than 700 students and about 150 employees. Most of their schools are located in Stockholm and surrounding areas. "
target parent: Team Olivia AB
target: Magitaskolan AB and Kajan Friskola AB
Magitaskolan is an educational institution in Stockholm, Sweden for children between 6 and 13 years with neuropsychiatric disorders. Kajan Friskola teaches primary, basic special school, training school and secondary school for students with neuropsychiatric disorders in Uppsala, Sweden.
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closed 8/3/2016 via Company Press Release

National Fostering Agency, acquired Acorn Care & Education Ltd.

synopsis: Acorn Care and Education was acquired from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan by SSCP Spring Bidco Limited, which is a holding company in the National Fostering Agency (NFA) Group. Acorn has built a reputation as a high quality children’s services provider, offering special needs education (SEN), residential and foster care.
buyer: National Fostering Agency
Founded in 1995, the National Fostering Agency (NFA) provides high quality foster care that places childrens’ welfare at the centre of its work. They partner closely with local authorities and foster carers to create the best possible opportunities and outcomes for children. "
target parent: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
target: Acorn Care & Education Ltd.
Acorn has built a reputation as a high quality children’s services provider, offering special needs education (SEN), residential and foster care, for children and young adults with complex needs. Acorn builds its care around the unique situation and individual circumstances of each child.
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closed 7/13/2016 via Company Press Release

Catapult Learning LLC, acquired The Center for Autism and Dyslexia

synopsis: Catapult Learning, Inc., a leading provider of small-group intervention, extended day and summer learning programs, has acquired the Center for Autism and Dyslexia (CFAD), a specialized school program with locations in Findlay and Lima, Ohio, serving approximately 140 students diagnosed with autism, dyslexia, and other special needs.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Catapult Learning LLC
Catapult Learning, Inc. has dedicated the past four decades to improving academic performance for at-risk and struggling students, including potential dropouts and those with learning and emotional disabilities. "
target: The Center for Autism and Dyslexia
The Center for Autism and Dyslexia, with locations in both Findlay and Lima Ohio, is a chartered school and therapeutic center providing Applied Behavior Analysis for preschool through high school aged students.
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closed 4/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Catapult Learning LLC, acquired Aurora Day School

synopsis: Catapult Learning, Inc. announced the acquisition of Aurora Day School. The company is a specialized school program in Peoria, AZ, that serves students with a variety of special needs.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Catapult Learning LLC
Catapult Learning, Inc. has dedicated the past four decades to improving academic performance for at-risk and struggling students, including potential dropouts and those with learning and emotional disabilities. "
target: Aurora Day School
Aurora Day School students are children first with all of the needs, desires, and feelings of those without disabilities. Aurora Day School exists because they are passionate about children who can not fit into a conventional school setting.
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announced 7/21/2015 via BusinessWire

Specialized Education Services Inc will be merged with Catapult Learning LLC,

synopsis: Catapult Learning, a leading technology-enabled K–12 services provider, and Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of alternative and special education services, announced a definitive agreement to merge.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Catapult Learning LLC
Catapult Learning is the nation’s leading provider of educational services to public, private and religious schools. Catapult Learning partners with educational institutions to provide publicly funded services that are designed to improve academic achievement for struggling students. "
target parent: Chicago Growth Partners
target: Specialized Education Services Inc
Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI) provides specialized education services for children and youth facing learning, language, and social challenges. It offers various day school programs for students with disabilities and at-risk youth.
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closed 6/4/2014 via Company Press Release

Cambian Group, purchased further education colleges from Mencap

synopsis: The Cambian Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist care and education, acquired Mencap’s further education colleges – Lufton College, Pengwern College and Dilston College. The three colleges provide specialised environments that support young people with learning disabilities and complex health and behavioural needs.
buyer: Cambian Group (CMBN:$252.02)
Cambian Group is one of the largest providers of specialist behavioural health services for children and adults in the UK. They provide services for over 2,400 individuals in 249 services. They work with over 140 public authorities and employ more than 6,000 people. "
seller: Mencap
Mencap's Lufton College, Pengwern College and Dilston College are all specialty colleges that provide specialised environments that support young people with learning disabilities, autism, profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) and complex health and behavioural needs.
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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

NBGI Private Equity, acquired Horizon Care

synopsis: NBGI Private Equity, a leading European private equity, has acquired Horizon Care, a leading specialist child care provider based in the Midlands that provides therapeutic care, early intervention and education for children and young people with complex needs, behavioural issues and learning disabilities.
buyer: NBGI Private Equity
NBGI Private Equity - NBGI PE is a leading European private equity and venture capital investment firm founded in 2000, currently managing approximately €900 million across a number of different funds. "
target: Horizon Care
Horizon Care Limited provides specialized education and psychologically informed residential care to support children and young people in the United Kingdom. The company provides learning services on a range of academic and vocational subjects for those with special educational needs.
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closed 3/5/2011 via BNC Analysis

Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC, acquired The Camelot Schools, Inc.

synopsis: Sequel Youth and Family Services, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners IV, L.P., has completed the strategic acquisition of Camelot System of Care. Camelot, which serves at-risk youth, has developed unique residential programs that focus on children with autism and autism-related disorders.
buyer parent: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc.
buyer: Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC
Sequel Youth and Family Services (“Sequel”) was founded in 1999 to operate a single school for adjudicated delinquent boys. Since then the company has experienced tremendous growth, and now serves a wide range of populations in a wide range of settings. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: The Camelot Schools, Inc.
Camelot has built a reputation for making a positive difference in the lives of children. Camelot’s outcome-oriented Residential Treatment Center’s, Therapeutic Day Schools, and Alternative Education programs reach children across multiple states.
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closed 2/16/2011 via BNC Analysis

ISIS Equity Partners LLP, acquired James Bowers Education Limited

synopsis: ISIS Equity Partners has completed a buyout of a Lancashire-based special education firm. ISIS has invested around £20 million into James Bowers Education, which operates eight special needs schools, mostly in the North West. The company also runs its owns JBE Training and Development and trades as The Winterslack Ground.
buyer: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
ISIS is an independent business focusing on the needs and goals of the businesses they partner with. The businesses ISIS invests in are typically valued between £5m and £75m. ISIS has a well-established track record of helping ambitious entrepreneurs create long-term value and market leadership. "
target: James Bowers Education Limited
James Bowers Education Limited specialises in providing special educational needs services to local authorities. The company, which trades as Winterslack, operates eight schools, seven of them in the North West. It also owns a training company, JBE Training and Development.
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closed 5/11/2022 via Company Press Release

Livingbridge, acquired Imagesound plc

synopsis: ECI Partners announces that it has completed the sale of Imagesound to Livingbridge. Imagesound is a tech-enabled digital media service company with over 65,000 music zones. It operates two brands across a global footprint, operating in 160 countries.
buyer: Livingbridge
Based in London, Livingbridge is a mid-market private equity firm with offices in the UK, the US and Australia, investing in fast growing companies valued up to £300m. The team has backed growing companies for more than 20 years and achieved success with over 160 investments. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: Imagesound plc
Imagesound is a tech-enabled digital media service company with over 65,000 music zones. It operates two brands across a global footprint, operating in 160 countries. Imagesound provides in-store audio and visual solutions to a large number of blue-chip retail and leisure customers.
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closed 1/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

FluidOne, acquired SAS Global Communications Limited

synopsis: Cloud solutions provider FluidOne has announced it has acquired SAS Global Communications – a UK-based provider of SD-WAN enabled global hybrid networks. SAS is known for deploying and managing SD-WAN networks in over 65 countries, serving over 150 customers with over 1,000 employees.
buyer parent: Livingbridge
buyer: FluidOne
Established in 2006, FluidOne are communications service integrators in the UK, serving the connectivity needs of thousands of business customers and several hundred managed service partners with the best quality connectivity solutions available in the industry. "
target: SAS Global Communications Limited
SAS designs, deploys and manages the networks on which their customers run their businesses in an increasingly digital world. They monitor tens of thousands of devices across 65 countries, and power managed services for some of the UK’s biggest ICT brands.
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closed 6/30/2021 via BusinessWire

Livingbridge, acquired semafone

synopsis: Livingbridge, a mid-market private equity firm with a global presence, has acquired a majority stake in UK-based Semafone, a provider of data security and compliance solutions for call and contact centers. The capital will enable Semafone to continue to invest in its solutions portfolio, accelerate go-to-market strategy, and drive global expansion.
buyer: Livingbridge
Based in London, Livingbridge is a mid-market private equity firm with offices in the UK, the US and Australia, investing in fast growing companies valued up to £300m. The team has backed growing companies for more than 20 years and achieved success with over 160 investments. "
target: semafone
UK-based Semafone provides secure cloud, hybrid and on-premises solutions to contact centers and all businesses accepting payments. Its payment solutions enable organizations to collect personal data securely across all channels – including the telephone, webchat, social media, email, and more.
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closed 1/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

FluidOne, acquired Cyber Security Associates

synopsis: FluidOne, a market-leading network aggregator in the UK, has acquired Cyber Security Associates (CSA), a cyber security consultancy and managed services provider in the UK. CSA helps businesses to protect themselves against ever-changing cyber threats. They offer cyber security services for protection, response, training, monitoring, and more.
buyer parent: Livingbridge
buyer: FluidOne
Established in 2006, FluidOne are communications service integrators in the UK, serving the connectivity needs of thousands of business customers and several hundred managed service partners with the best quality connectivity solutions available in the industry. "
target: Cyber Security Associates
Cyber Security Associates (CSA) is a cyber security consultancy and managed services provider in the UK. CSA helps businesses to detect and protect themselves against ever-changing cyber threats. They offer cyber security services for protection, response, training, monitoring, and more.
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closed 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Alexander Mann Solutions, acquired The UP Group

synopsis: Global talent acquisition and management firm Alexander Mann Solutions has acquired The Up Group in a move that will provide both organizations’ clients with a broad range of strategic digital leadership resourcing solutions. Based in London, The Up Group is Europe’s leading digital executive search, networking, and advisory firm.
buyer parent: OMERS Private Equity
buyer: Alexander Mann Solutions
Alexander Mann Solutions is a global talent acquisition and management firm based in the UK. The firm delivers a distinctive blend of outsourcing solutions and - through Talent Collective - a full range of consulting and specialist services. "
target parent: Livingbridge
target: The UP Group
Based in London, The Up Group is Europe’s leading digital executive search, networking, and advisory firm, with over a decade of experience in delivering digital leadership talent across all roles from Board level to functional management.
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closed 11/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Digital Wholesale Solutions, acquired Giacom

synopsis: UK-based Digital Wholesale Solutions has acquired Giacom, a channel-only cloud services provider. Giacom’s Cloud Market platform, the UK’s largest independent cloud portal, delivers leading SaaS solutions, including Microsoft 365 and Azure, security, and backup solutions to over 70,000 end-user Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.
buyer: Digital Wholesale Solutions
Digital Wholesale Solutions is a high growth, channel-only software platform business providing IT, communications, and cloud products and services to over 2,500 UK partners, with expertise in Voice, Mobile, Unified Comms, and Connectivity services. "
target parent: Livingbridge
target: Giacom
Giacom provides cloud services to IT companies that support the thousands of small businesses across the UK. Giacom offers industry-leading cloud solutions at attractive prices through its Cloud Market, including Hosted Exchange, Office 365, Acronis Backup Cloud, and Bitdefender.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Advanced, acquired Kirona

synopsis: Large IT provider, Advanced, has acquired Kirona, a workforce management and resource scheduling software company. The company provides a mobile solution for businesses with field-based service teams in the public and private markets.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Advanced
Advanced is a provider of healthcare, enterprise, and other business solutions and services to the public and private sectors. Their healthcare portfolio includes patient care management and clinical software solutions, while its enterprise suite includes financial management, HR, payroll, and CRM. "
target parent: Livingbridge
target: Kirona
Kirona delivers a range of workforce management software; from task planning and resource scheduling right through to workflow and analytics tools and support services.
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closed 2/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Livingbridge, acquired FluidOne

synopsis: Rigby Group (RG) plc has sold leading data connectivity aggregator FluidOne to Livingbridge. FluidOne are communications service integrators, serving the connectivity needs of thousands of business customers and several hundred managed service partners with the best quality connectivity solutions available in the industry.
buyer: Livingbridge
Livingbridge is a mid-market private equity firm of over 75 people in the UK and Australia with over £1bn to invest in fast growing companies over the next five years. "
target parent: Rigby Group plc
target: FluidOne
Established in 2006, FluidOne are communications service integrators, serving the connectivity needs of thousands of business customers and several hundred managed service partners with the best quality connectivity solutions available in the industry.
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closed 11/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Eque2 Limited, acquired Eque2 Limited

synopsis: Richard Beaton, Chairman of Eque2, and UK-based mid-market private equity investor LDC have completed the management buyout of Eque2 from Livingbridge, a mid-market private equity firm. LDC has taken a minority stake in Eque2. Eque2 is a provider of business management software to the construction and contracting industries.
buyer: Eque2 Limited
Eque2 is a market-leading supplier of business management software to the construction and contracting industries. Their range of innovative software includes financial and contract management; estimating, cost planning and post-contract; house building; document management and distribution tools. "
target parent: Livingbridge
target: Eque2 Limited
Eque2 is a market-leading supplier of business management software to the construction and contracting industries. Their range of innovative software includes financial and contract management; estimating, cost planning and post-contract; house building; document management and distribution tools.
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closed 12/21/2016 via PE Hub

Upper Street Events Ltd, acquired Escape Events

synopsis: Upper Street Events has announced the acquisition of Escape Events, bringing the Adventure Travel Show, three Cruise Shows and the Olympia Historic Automobile Fair into the Upper Street Events portfolio. Escape Events is a unique events company, with a small team dedicated to creating high quality cost-effective exhibitions and events.
buyer parent: Livingbridge
buyer: Upper Street Events Ltd
Upper Street Events Ltd. is a leading UK-based consumer-focused events company. From cycling to dance and contemporary art to technology, Upper Street Events creates and organises innovative, premium and stylish consumer events. "
target: Escape Events
Escape Events is a unique events company, with a small team dedicated to building on an impressive track record creating high quality cost-effective exhibitions and events in niche consumer markets. Escape Events' portfolio includes Adventure Travel Show, and three Cruise Shows.
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closed 12/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Living Bridge, acquired Upper Street Events Ltd

synopsis: Living Bridge has announced the acquisition of Upper Street Events. The company puts on exhibitions including The Gadget Show Live and the London Art Fair. It has a portfolio of 17 events which cater for almost 400,000 visitors. Living Bridge has supported Upper Street Events' spin-out from the Business Design Centre Group.
buyer: Living Bridge
Living Bridge is an independent private equity investor and their senior team have been working together for well over ten years. They tailor each investment strategy to meet the needs of the business and its people. "
target: Upper Street Events Ltd
Upper Street Events is a creative, sales and marketing led business which believes passionately in its shows. Their events are leaders in their sectors which is testament to the knowledge, skills and professionalism of the people they employ.
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closed 11/21/2013 via Company Press Release

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired CSC World

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held CSC (UK) Ltd. headquartered in Leeds, United Kingdom from ISIS Equity Partners LLP and senior management. CSC's products include software solutions for the analysis and design of steel and concrete buildings.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,659.10)
Trimble Navigation Limited applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location: including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, and more. "
target parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
target: CSC World
CSC has been an innovative structural software and technical support provider to structural engineers for more than 35 years. Thousands of engineers across the globe choose CSC software for their structural design calculations, general analysis, and steel and concrete building design.
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closed 3/20/2013 via Company Press Release

Capita PLC, acquired Micro Librarian Systems

synopsis: ISIS Equity Partners is pleased to announce the sale of Micro Librarian Systems Ltd (“MLS”) to Capita Plc. MLS is the leading provider of library and resource management systems to the UK education sector.
buyer: Capita PLC (LSE:CPI:$4,577.42)
Capita PLC is the UK's leading provider of Business Process Outsourcing and integrated professional support service solutions. With around 45,000 employees, the Group uses its expertise, infrastructure and scale benefits to transform its clients' services, driving down costs and adding value. "
target parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
target: Micro Librarian Systems
Micro Librarian Systems (MLS) is at the forefront of library automation. MLS is developing hand held mobile solutions, integrating library resource centre management with learning platforms and virtual learning enviornments, and most recently the development of mobile app’s.
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closed 1/23/2012 via BNC Analysis

ISIS Equity Partners LLP, acquired Autologic Diagnostics Ltd.

synopsis: Autologic Diagnostic Holdings Limited, the fast-growing provider of dealer-level diagnostic solutions for leading car brands to independent workshops, announces a management buyout funded by ISIS Equity Partners.
buyer: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
ISIS is an independent business focusing on the needs and goals of the businesses they partner with. The businesses ISIS invests in are typically valued between £5m and £75m. ISIS has a well-established track record of helping ambitious entrepreneurs create long-term value and market leadership. "
target parent: Foresight Group
target: Autologic Diagnostics Ltd.
Autologic software is developed in-house by its team of software engineers and provides independent garages with a depth of diagnostic tool equivalent to the mainstream dealers’ offering.
price ($mm)
$72
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/8/2011 via PE Hub

Bridgepoint, acquired Wiggle Ltd.

synopsis: Wiggle, the leading online cycling and tri-sports retailer, has been acquired by European private equity firm Bridgepoint. Portsmouth-based Wiggle was founded in 1999 initially to sell cycling accessories but by 2003 had expanded its offer to include running and swimming goods.
buyer: Bridgepoint (:$353.32)
Bridgepoint is one of the most experienced private equity investment firms based in Europe. With a clear, long-term focus on sectors where it can invest in robust middle market companies, it typically acquires businesses valued between €200 million and €1 billion. "
target parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
target: Wiggle Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Wiggle Ltd. is the leading online cycling and tri-sports retailer. Its expertise lies in offering incredible deals on a superb range of top quality mountain bikes, road bikes, bike parts and cycle accessories to buy.
price ($mm)
$282
rev ($mm)
$135
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
19.0x
closed 2/16/2011 via BNC Analysis

ISIS Equity Partners LLP, acquired James Bowers Education Limited

synopsis: ISIS Equity Partners has completed a buyout of a Lancashire-based special education firm. ISIS has invested around £20 million into James Bowers Education, which operates eight special needs schools, mostly in the North West. The company also runs its owns JBE Training and Development and trades as The Winterslack Ground.
buyer: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
ISIS is an independent business focusing on the needs and goals of the businesses they partner with. The businesses ISIS invests in are typically valued between £5m and £75m. ISIS has a well-established track record of helping ambitious entrepreneurs create long-term value and market leadership. "
target: James Bowers Education Limited
James Bowers Education Limited specialises in providing special educational needs services to local authorities. The company, which trades as Winterslack, operates eight schools, seven of them in the North West. It also owns a training company, JBE Training and Development.
price ($mm)
$32
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closed 1/26/2011 via Company Press Release

ISIS Equity Partners LLP, acquired Valldata Services Limited

synopsis: ISIS, investing funds from the Baronsmead VCTs, has completed a £6.5m investment in Valldata, enabling the Management Buyout of the business from private vendors by its two key directors Hamish Horton and Martin Kirk.
buyer: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
ISIS is an independent business focusing on the needs and goals of the businesses they partner with. The businesses ISIS invests in are typically valued between £5m and £75m. ISIS has a well-established track record of helping ambitious entrepreneurs create long-term value and market leadership. "
target: Valldata Services Limited
Valldata specialises in helping clients get closer to their customers. With over 30 years’ experience working with well-known charities, government bodies and leading retailers, Valldata has become one of the most trusted names in customer management.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 10/28/2009 via PR Newswire

Miami Media, LLC, acquired Latin Business Chronicle

synopsis: Miami Media LLC, the owner of Latin Trade magazine, LatinTrade.com and the BRAVO Business Awards, has acquired Latin Business Chronicle, an online journal specializing in Latin American business news. Latin Business Chronicle is a premium subscription-based Web site that provides information primarily to an institutional audience.
buyer parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
buyer: Miami Media, LLC
Miami Media LLC is a subsidiary of Manhattan Media and owns Latin Trade magazine, the BRAVO Business Awards, the Bravo Council Series, Latin Trade's CFO Forums and CMO Forums, and LatinTrade Online and LT Hospitality Media. "
target: Latin Business Chronicle
Miami-based online journal Latin Business Chronicle, offers the trends beyond the daily headlines, through in-depth reports and commentaries. They also provide unique rankings including Latin America's Top 500 Companies, 100 Most Influential Businesspeople, and Top 100 M&A's.
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closed 4/8/2008 via Company Press Release

Lloyds TSB Development Capital, acquired Kidsunlimited

synopsis: ISIS Equity Partners has sold portfolio company, kidsunlimited, to Lloyds TSB Development Capital in a deal worth £45m. kidsunlimited is based near Wilmslow, Cheshire and is the UK's fifth largest operator of children's nurseries. The business was founded by Stewart and Jean Pickering in 1983 and currently offers 4,577 places across 50 locations.
buyer parent: LLoyds Banking Group
buyer: Lloyds TSB Development Capital
Lloyds TSB Development Capital is the venture capital arm of the Lloyds TSB Group plc. They invest in medium sized companies wanting between £2 million and £30 million of equity & specialise in deals in the £5 million to £75 million range. "
target parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
target: Kidsunlimited
Kidsunlimited provides childcare and education services for pre-school children in the United Kingdom. It operates day nurseries and playschemes.
price ($mm)
$92
rev ($mm)
$62
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/16/2005 via BNC Analysis

Language Line, Inc., acquired Language Line, Ltd.

synopsis: Language Line Limited has accepted an offer made by US based Language Line Holdings to acquire the company. Contracts have been exchanged with a view to completing the transaction as soon as possible.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: Language Line, Inc.
Language Line, Inc. (LLI) is a global provider of over-the-phone interpretation (OPI) services from English into more than 150 different languages round the clock. "
target parent: ISIS Equity Partners LLP
target: Language Line, Ltd.
Language Line Ltd is the UK’s leading provider of language services to the public and private sector. With over-the-phone interpreting, face-to-face interpreting and document translation services being made available to over 2,000 customers across many different sectors.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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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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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$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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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

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

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

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

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

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

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

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

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

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

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,236.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$14,780.48
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,531.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: 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
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,374.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,892.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,845.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,788.00
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
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,850.95
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$322.80
Employees
1364
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$421.45
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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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:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint
UK-based Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group, providing private equity and private debt lending solutions to the middle market. Bridgepoint focuses on acquiring or investing in businesses with strong market positions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$353.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$136.39
EBIT ($mm)
$128.50
Net Income ($mm)
$75.95
Employees
340
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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