Like Merisel, Inc.

closed 3/23/2011 via Market Wire

Saints Capital LLC, acquired Merisel, Inc.

synopsis: Merisel, a leading provider of visual communications and brand imaging solutions to the consumer products, retail, advertising and entertainment industries, has announced that Saints Capital closed its Stock Purchase Agreement with Phoenix Acquisition Company II, L.L.C., an affiliate of Stonington Partners Inc.
buyer: Saints Capital LLC
Saints Capital is a direct secondary acquirer of venture capital and private equity investments in emerging growth companies. It also makes traditional direct venture capital investments on a primary basis and in special situations in technology, healthcare, consumer and industrial companies. "
target parent: Stonington Partners Inc.
target: Merisel, Inc.
Merisel, headquartered in New York, N.Y., is a leading visual communications and brand imaging solutions provider to its clients.
price ($mm)
$15*
rev ($mm)
$72
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
4.1x
closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Revenu8 Inc

synopsis: Ziff Davis, a j2 Global Company, has completed the acquisition of Revenu8, an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech & IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively. Revenu8 joins Ziff Davis B2B, the B2B unit at Ziff Davis.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of marketing and technology services for B2B media and lead generation in verticals across industries and geographies. Ziff Davis B2B is part of j2 Global’s Ziff Davis digital media division comprised of highly acclaimed websites. "
target: Revenu8 Inc
Revenu8 has established itself as an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech and IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively.
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announced 5/23/2007 via BusinessWire

Intelective Communications, Inc. will be merged with West Point Capital, Inc,

synopsis: West Point Capital, Inc is announcing today a merger with Intelective Communications, an established online advertising agency that owns an ad network of web sites.
buyer: West Point Capital, Inc
West Point Capital, Inc. is a holding company specializing in the Financial Services sector. The company intends to grow through strategic acquisitions and internal growth. "
target: Intelective Communications, Inc.
Intelective Communications, is a provider of online advertising services including: domain selection and development, pay per click campaign management, search engine optimization, online media buying and planning, web site design and search engine targeted text and multimedia content development.
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closed 8/13/2007 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Business Solutions, acquired aQuantive, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. has completed its acquisition of aQuantive Inc. The acquisition will help Microsoft deliver on its previously outlined goal to provide the advertising industry with a world-class advertising platform across devices and media that will create the best experiences for users, advertisers and publishers.
buyer: Microsoft Business Solutions (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: aQuantive, Inc.
aQuantive is the parent company of one of the industry’s most successful families of digital marketing companies. Through our individual businesses Avenue A Razorfish, Atlas and DRIVEpm, aQuantive leverages the power of digital marketing services to drive measurable results for our clients.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,265 [$5,048]
rev ($mm)
$493
EBITDA ($mm)
$112
EV / rev
11.7x
EV / EBITDA
51.4x
closed 5/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Advertising.com, acquired ADTECH AG

synopsis: AOL has acquired a controlling interest in ADTECH AG, a leading international online ad-serving company based in Frankfurt, Germany. ADTECH will operate as an independent and majority-controlled subsidiary of AOL’s Advertising.com division.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: Advertising.com
Advertising.com, a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL LLC, is a global online advertising services company. The company offers a fully integrated suite of online advertising solutions, including display advertising, search engine marketing, managed affiliate placements and video advertising. "
target: ADTECH AG
ADTECH AG is a leading international digital marketing solutions company. Its flagship product is the Helios IQ ad serving platform, a next-generation suite of applications which enables Web publishers to manage, serve and report on their online advertising campaigns.
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closed 6/28/2007 via BusinessWire

WPP Group, plc, acquired 24/7 Real Media, Inc.

synopsis: WPP Group plc announced the successful completion of its tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of 24/7 Real Media, Inc. at a price of $11.75 per share in cash.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$19,110.33)
WPP is one of the world's leading communications services groups. Through its operating companies it provides a comprehensive range of communications services. These services include: advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity, healthcare and specialist communications. "
target: 24/7 Real Media, Inc.
24/7 Real Media provides marketing and technology solutions to online marketers and publishers, which maximize customer relationships and revenues.
price ($mm)[EV]
$651 [$606]
rev ($mm)
$215
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
128.7x
closed 2/25/2011 via PR Web

Lapis Digital merged with VerticPortals Inc.,

synopsis: VerticPortals a leading digital advertising agency has announced the completion of the merger with Lapis Digital, which has offices in New York City. Key employees from Lapis Digital will join the VerticPortals team in their New York shop.
buyer: VerticPortals Inc.
VerticPortals is a digital ad agency that provides comprehensive media solutions to some of the top companies in the world. "
target: Lapis Digital
Lapis Digital, with offices in Manhattan and in Vienna, is a highly-regarded Web, application development, content creation, and kiosk development shop that creates "digital gems" for a variety of platforms.
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closed 11/18/2009 via Market Wire

Adknowledge, Inc., purchased Ad Network Business from SocialMedia Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Adknowledge announced that it has obtained the advertising business of SocialMedia.com. The move strengthens Adknowledge's position as the leading monetization platform for publishers of social apps and social games, and allows SocialMedia to focus on developing the first social advertising platform.
buyer: Adknowledge, Inc.
Through Cubics.com, Adknowledge provides a social advertising platform that is used by thousands of applications developers to monetize their user base. Adknowledge has grown to become the largest social advertising network, displaying more than 10 billion ads a month on social applications. "
seller: SocialMedia Networks, Inc.
SocialMedia.com provides the first platform that enables social advertising across the web, helping brands reach consumers with real messages from real people.
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closed 10/30/2008 via PR Newswire

KillerStartups.com, acquired Startups.com

synopsis: KillerStartups.com, which operates one of the most highly-read blogs dedicated to Internet startups, announced the acquisition of the Startups.com domain name and the launch of the Startups.com Network, a proprietary network of business sites focused on services and content for entrepreneurs and business executives.
buyer: KillerStartups.com
KillerStartups.com, founded in January 2007, reaches over 1.5M visitors monthly. It has reviewed over 60,000 internet startups and websites, and has over 10,000 RSS subscribers. "
target: Startups.com
Startups.com Network is a network of business sites focusing on offering services and content for a business and start-up audience.
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closed 12/17/2012 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, Inc., acquired LeMagIT

synopsis: TechTarget, Inc. announced it has acquired the websites and product offerings of LeMagIT, a strategic partner with TechTarget since 2010. The acquisition strengthens TechTarget’s value proposition to deliver focused content, targeted audiences and innovative capabilities to enterprise IT providers trying to make progress in Europe.
buyer: TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT:$105.50)
TechTarget, Inc. is an online IT media related firm. It runs various online review sites, such as TechnologyGuide.com and ComputerWeekly.com, as well as enterprise IT sites with the "Search" prefix, including SearchStorage.com. "
target: LeMagIT
Since its launch in 2008, LeMagIT’s network of sites has offered French-language news and analysis for IT decision makers on core enterprise IT topics such as cloud computing, virtualization, security, and storage and attracts over 250,000 visits per month.
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closed 8/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Penton Media, acquired Nine Lives Media, Inc.

synopsis: Penton Media has acquired Nine Lives Media and its leading online destinations: MSPmentor, Talkin' Cloud and The VAR Guy. Nine Lives will become a business unit of Penton's Technology Group, joining Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine, SharePoint Pro, DevPro, Cloud IT Pro, Mobile DevPro, Connected Planet and System iNetwork.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Penton Media
As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton Media knows how to create and disseminate vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed. "
target: Nine Lives Media, Inc.
Nine Lives Media Inc. offers editorial content, social media development, sales and marketing, design, and project management services. Its leading online destinations include: MSPmentor, Talkin' Cloud and The VAR Guy.
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closed 7/19/2011 via PR Newswire

IZEA, Inc., acquired Magpie & Friends, Ltd.

synopsis: IZEA Holdings, Inc., a world leader in social media sponsorships, announced it has acquired Germany's Magpie Twitter advertising network. The Magpie network includes over 12,000 advertisers and 16,000 Twitter publishers in 124 different countries. The company has executed campaigns for top brands including Burger King and Heineken.
buyer: IZEA, Inc. (IZEA:$20.60)
IZEA Holdings, Inc., ("IZEA") is a world leader in social media sponsorship, operating multiple marketplaces including WeReward, SponsoredTweets, and SocialSpark. IZEA connects advertisers with social media publishers, helping them monetize their social media presence. "
target: Magpie & Friends, Ltd.
Launched in October 2008, Magpie was the first Twitter advertising network. The Magpie network includes over 12,000 advertisers and 16,000 Twitter publishers in 124 different countries. The company has executed campaigns for top brands including Burger King, Heineken, PlayStation and Audi.
price ($mm)
$0.13
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closed 6/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Internet Marketing Ninjas, acquired Developer Shed

synopsis: Jim Boykin, a nationally recognized leader in Internet marketing and CEO of Internet Marketing Ninjas, announced the purchase of the Developer Shed assets from Ziff Davis Enterprise. Developer Shed manages 20 high-technology websites collectively known as the Developer Shed Network.
buyer: Internet Marketing Ninjas
Internet Marketing Ninjas is a full service Internet Marketing Company dedicated to increasing their clients' business through the strategic use of multiple online marketing methods. Its services include Social Media, Local Marketing, Content Writing, Analytics, Reporting, and more. "
target parent: QuinStreet, Inc.
target: Developer Shed
Developer Shed manages 20 high-technology websites collectively known as the Developer Shed Network. The network serves millions of unique visitors each month, all of whom have come to expect fresh and useful information everyday.
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closed 12/15/2010 via PR Newswire

Market America, acquired Shop.com

synopsis: Market America, an Internet marketing and product brokerage company, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the business of SHOP.COM, a pioneer in online comparison shopping. SHOP.COM is the comparison shopping engine designed to meet the shopping needs of the consumer and the business needs of merchants.
buyer: Market America
Market America is a product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing. The company was founded in 1992 by president and CEO James Ridinger. Market America combines the Internet with the power of people – creating the ultimate online shopping destination. "
target: Shop.com
SHOP.COM is the comparison shopping engine designed to meet the shopping needs of women and the business needs of merchants. Leveraging the features of its patented OneCart along with extensive partner store integration, SHOP.COM helps customers "Shop Smart, Save Big" across online stores.
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closed 10/19/2009 via Market Wire

MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc., merged with DubLi Network, LLC.

synopsis: MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc., operating the largest online mall and affinity program platform through its BSP Rewards subsidiary, announced that it has completed its reverse merger with CG Holdings Limited, a privately-held, European-based holding company for the DubLi companies, a worldwide online trading firm.
buyer: MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc. (MEDG:$0.00)
MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc., through its BSP Rewards division, has developed the largest online mall and affinity program platform. BSP builds, brands, customizes proprietary loyalty/rewards/mall programs for clients and organizations. "
target: DubLi Network, LLC.
DubLi is a world wide on line trading firm. It is composed of two very unique and individual business models; DubLi.com - a reverse auction portal for high level branded merchandise and DubLi Network - the business opportunity where anyone can establish their own business in a competitive market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
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0.0x
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closed 5/12/2011 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Inside Network Inc.

synopsis: WebMediaBrands announced that it has acquired all of the shares of Inside Network Inc., publisher of the well-known blogs Inside Facebook and Inside Mobile Apps, industry-leading research services focused on the Facebook platform and social gaming ecosystem, AppData, an app that tracks social platform traffic, and trade shows.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online businesses includes mediabistro.com, learnnetwork.com, freelanceconnect.com and semanticweb.com. "
target: Inside Network Inc.
Inside Network publishes the well-known blogs Inside Facebook, Inside Social Games and Inside Mobile Apps. The company also publishes: industry-leading research services focused on the Facebook platform and social gaming ecosystem; AppData, which tracks traffic on social platforms; and trade shows.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/23/2015 via Company Press Release

Breaking Media, acquired MedCity News

synopsis: Breaking Media, the leading digital-first B2B media company in law, finance, energy, defense, government and fashion, is pleased to announce the acquisition of MedCity Media, a digital publisher that covers the business of health care and life sciences innovation through its website MedCityNews.com.
buyer: Breaking Media
Breaking Media runs a network of next-generation business-to-business media brands targeting influential professionals: Above the Law, Dealbreaker, Fashionista, Breaking Defense, Breaking Energy and Breaking Gov. "
target: MedCity News
MedCityNews is the leading online news source for the business of innovation in healthcare. They offer insight into what’s next and what matters with a mix of breaking news and analysis on startups and established industry leaders, personalities, policies and the most important deals.
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announced 12/28/2011 via Market Watch

Call Genie USA Inc., will acquire Voodoovox

synopsis: Genie Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Definitive Agreement to acquire the assets of VoodooVox, Inc., a US-based data analytics and mobile advertising network. The acquisition is intended to enable Call Genie to further expand its diverse product offering and move deeper into the rapidly expanding mobile advertising market.
buyer: Call Genie USA Inc.
Call Genie is a leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions. Call Genie helps advertisers, agencies, carriers and publishers to increase revenue by offering localized, search and advertising capabilities that connect buyers and sellers. "
target: Voodoovox
When VoodooVox's Caller Analytics gets into the middle of call streams, activity becomes structured and organized; unidentified and undifferentiated call logs become a list of detailed customer records. Your callers are your customers, and the more you know about them, the better.
price ($mm)
$0.99
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closed 8/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Eiki Digital Systems, Inc., acquired .advancedMethod

synopsis: Eiki Digital Systems, headquartered in Seattle, Washington has announced the acquisition of .advancedMethod, a creative and technology based digital media company. Bob Grawet, Executive Director of .advancedMethod has confirmed they have been acquired by Eiki Digital Systems.
buyer: Eiki Digital Systems, Inc.
With more than a half century of experience in professional audiovisual communications technology behind it, Eiki Digital Systems, Inc. was established in 2008 to broaden the scope of The Eiki Family of Companies. "
target: .advancedMethod
.advancedMethod engineered new concepts in streaming video and in creating eVideo, a proprietary methodology for delivering a "live" presentation with available bandwidth. This mastery was then applied to Digital Signage Solutions, resulting in a robust digital signage operating system.
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closed 12/5/2007 via PR Newswire

Cognigen Networks, Inc, acquired Commission River, Inc.

synopsis: Cognigen Networks, Inc. an Internet-enabled marketer of communications services and technology solutions, announced the completion and signing of an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Commission River, Inc.
buyer: Cognigen Networks, Inc
Cognigen Networks, Inc., offers a wide range of telecommunication services and related technology products via its Web site. Cognigen's robust marketing engine harnesses distribution channels featuring a prominent Internet presence, a network of independent agents and several affiliate groups. "
target: Commission River, Inc.
Commission River, Inc. is an online pay-per-action marketing network that gathers customers for select vendors. Commission River provides marketing tools, training, and tracking that enables online affiliates the ability to drive leads using blogs, paid search, and organic SEO techniques.
price ($mm)
$0.48
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closed 3/23/2011 via Market Wire

Saints Capital LLC, acquired Merisel, Inc.

synopsis: Merisel, a leading provider of visual communications and brand imaging solutions to the consumer products, retail, advertising and entertainment industries, has announced that Saints Capital closed its Stock Purchase Agreement with Phoenix Acquisition Company II, L.L.C., an affiliate of Stonington Partners Inc.
buyer: Saints Capital LLC
Saints Capital is a direct secondary acquirer of venture capital and private equity investments in emerging growth companies. It also makes traditional direct venture capital investments on a primary basis and in special situations in technology, healthcare, consumer and industrial companies. "
target parent: Stonington Partners Inc.
target: Merisel, Inc.
Merisel, headquartered in New York, N.Y., is a leading visual communications and brand imaging solutions provider to its clients.
price ($mm)
$15*
rev ($mm)
$72
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
4.1x
closed 3/23/2011 via Market Wire

Saints Capital LLC, acquired Merisel, Inc.

synopsis: Merisel, a leading provider of visual communications and brand imaging solutions to the consumer products, retail, advertising and entertainment industries, has announced that Saints Capital closed its Stock Purchase Agreement with Phoenix Acquisition Company II, L.L.C., an affiliate of Stonington Partners Inc.
buyer: Saints Capital LLC
Saints Capital is a direct secondary acquirer of venture capital and private equity investments in emerging growth companies. It also makes traditional direct venture capital investments on a primary basis and in special situations in technology, healthcare, consumer and industrial companies. "
target parent: Stonington Partners Inc.
target: Merisel, Inc.
Merisel, headquartered in New York, N.Y., is a leading visual communications and brand imaging solutions provider to its clients.
price ($mm)
$15*
rev ($mm)
$72
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
4.1x
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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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 1/23/2019 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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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
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$96
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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 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
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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)
$55
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

synopsis: VinaCapital, one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, has acquired Smartly, a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
buyer: VinaCapital Investment Management
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. "
target: Smartly Pte Ltd
Smartly is a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV, acquired TradersOnly BV

synopsis: LYNX, a Dutch specialist in online investing, has acquired TradersOnly, the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
buyer: Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV
LYNX is a Dutch specialist in online investing. LYNX provides investors with access to more than 100 exchanges in 20 countries through its user-friendly trading platform. The company was founded in 2006 and has been active on the Dutch market since 2007. "
target: TradersOnly BV
TradersOnly is the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
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closed 10/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

MobiKwik, acquired Clearfunds

synopsis: MobiKwik, India's largest independent mobile payments network, has acquired Clearfunds, an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Clearfunds' robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
buyer: MobiKwik
MobiKwik is India's largest independent mobile payments network connecting 107 million users with more than 3 million direct merchants. MobiKwik allows users to load money into a digital wallet and make secure 1-tap payments for online or offline purchases. "
target: Clearfunds
Clearfunds is an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Their robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Niyogin Fintech Ltd., acquired Moneyfront

synopsis: Niyogin, a non-banking finance company in India, has acquired a 50.1% stake in Moneyfront, an online robo-advisory and investment platform in India. Moneyfront helps its users invest in mutual funds and other fixed-income instruments. Users can manage their investments through a customizable portfolio management system and earn superior returns.
buyer: Niyogin Fintech Ltd. (BSE:538772:$2.40)
Founded in 1988, Niyogin is a non-banking finance company in India. The company helps small businesses with their financial needs, whether it is collateral free access to credit for working capital, financing small projects, expanding businesses or purchasing inventory. "
target: Moneyfront
Moneyfront is an online robo-advisory and investment platform in India. Moneyfront helps its users invest in mutual funds and other fixed-income instruments. Users can manage their investments through a completely customizable portfolio management system and earn superior returns.
price ($mm)
$1.67*
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closed 3/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan, acquired Arab Finance Brokerage Company

synopsis: Arab Finance Brokerage Co. announced a group of investors finalized the acquisition of 100% of Arab Finance. Among the new shareholders, were market experts Mohamed Radwan, Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan. Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector.
buyer: Mohamed Radwan & Omar Radwan
Mohamed Radwan is the Ex-Board member In Pharos Securities and Omar Radwan is the former Head of Asset Management in HC Securities & Investment. "
target: Arab Finance Brokerage Company
Arab Finance is one of the most prestigious and well-known news websites in the financial sector. Arab Finance has one of the oldest news portal covering the Egyptian EGX and macroeconomic news. In addition, Arab Finance also provides its services as a brokerage house specialized in online trading.
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Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency.
year
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rev ($mm)
$60.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.77
EBIT ($mm)
$7.37
Net Income ($mm)
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535
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Ticker: TTGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TechTarget, Inc.
TechTarget, Inc.
TechTarget, Inc. is an online IT media related firm. It runs various online review sites, such as TechnologyGuide.com and ComputerWeekly.com, as well as enterprise IT sites with the "Search" prefix, including SearchStorage.com.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$105.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.41
EBIT ($mm)
$10.67
Net Income ($mm)
$4.69
Employees
647
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Ticker: WBTO.OB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Web2 Corp
Web2 Corporation is an Internet technology marketing company focused on improving the ways people and businesses utilize the power of the Internet. We specialize in rapid creation and adaptation of technologies to address new markets of users by creating and simplifying useful products.
year
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Ticker: BTZO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bitzio, Inc.
Bitzio, Inc.
Bitzio is a leading mobile media and app development company focused on connecting fans of large entertainment and sports properties with the players, celebrities and teams they love. Powering these apps is the Bitzio Engine, which captures valuable user data and drives increased user monetization.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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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: WSE:MCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MCI Management SA
MCI Management SA
MCI Management SA is a private equity firm that implements early stage, growth stage and expansion/buy-out stage investments in CEE Region, Germany and Austria (DACH), in former Soviet Republics countries (CIS – Commonwealth of Independent States) and Turkey.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.43
EBIT ($mm)
$37.39
Net Income ($mm)
$33.77
Employees
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Ticker: DB:GSJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
German Startups Group
German Startups Group
German Startups Group, a Berlin-based investment company and venture capital provider for Germany’s flourishing startup scene, finances young growth companies and also supports their set-up, funding acquisition, development.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.90
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.07)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: XTRA:A7A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FinLab AG
FinLab AG is one of the first and largest company builders and investors focused on the Financial Services Technologies ("fintech") sector. FinLab focuses on developing German fintech start-ups and providing venture capital for their financial needs.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.79
EBIT ($mm)
$0.76
Net Income ($mm)
$21.88
Employees
0
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Ticker: JASDAQ:8462
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Future Venture Capital Co., Ltd.
Future Venture Capital Co., Ltd.
Future Venture Capital is a venture capital firm that focuses on investing in companies operating in the information technology, healthcare, manufacturing and automobile sectors. The firm is based in Kyoto, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.95)
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Ticker: WSE:SKL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Skyline Investment SA
Skyline Investment SA
Skyline Investment is a Polish investment group, founded in 1997, specialised in PE/VC investments as well as in financial advisory services. Their capital group, being formed at present of 7 entities, develops continuously to provide our clients with comprehensive investment and advisory services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.41
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: RAND
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rand Capital Corporation
Rand Capital provides investors the ability to participate in venture capital opportunities through an investment in the Company’s stock. They invest in growth businesses with unique product, service or technology concepts.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.33)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.36)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: TSXV:CH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Urban Select Capital Corporation
Urban Select Capital Corporation is a TSX Venture Exchange listed investment issuer focused on investing growth capital into private and public companies in a broad range of sectors including consumer retail services, healthcare services, entertainment, media, art and leisure companies and fashion.
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2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.32)
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Ticker: WSE:BPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna
Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna
Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna, formerly Carbon Invest S.A, is a venture capital firm specializing in start-up and early stage investments. The firm typically invests in companies domiciled in Poland and operating across all sectors.
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2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.06)
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Ticker: RHCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Readen Holding Corp.
Readen Holding Corp is an investor, venture capital organisation and shareholder of companies operating in different industries. Readen Holding Corp has access to an extensive, influential and loyal network of business relations and investors.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.02)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: TSXV:STU.P
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SouthTech Capital Corporation
SouthTech Capital Corporation is a capital pool company. SouthTech Capital Corporation was incorporated in 2011 and based in Calgary, Canada.
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2013
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.03)
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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Ticker: BIT:FARM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
H-Farm S.p.A.
H-FARM is a public company that supports the creation of new business models and the digital transformation and education of people and enterprises. Founded in 2005, it was the first company in the world to establish a model that includes education, investment and consultancy services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$60.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.54)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.55)
Net Income ($mm)
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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)
$12,803.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,628.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,045.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,738.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,683.13
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,495.95
Employees
0
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