Like Twinfield International N.V

closed 6/14/2011 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired Twinfield International N.V

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced the acquisition of Twinfield, a Dutch-based pioneer and market leader in online accounting software. Through this acquisition, Wolters Kluwer expands and complements its existing offering of advanced software solutions for accountants and finance professionals in SMEs.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: Twinfield International N.V
Twinfield International is a market leader in online accounting software, serving professionals in the Netherlands, UK and Scandinavia. With more than 80,000 administrations managed online, it is an undisputed leader in online, SaaS-based collaborative accounting solutions in Europe.
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Dylog Italia Spa, acquired StudioBoost Srl

synopsis: Dylog Italia Spa, an Italian developer of management software solutions and services, has acquired the Bolognese startup StudioBoost, a company active in the design and creation of smart and innovative solutions for the management of small and medium-sized enterprises, commercial businesses, and professionals.
buyer: Dylog Italia Spa
Italy-based Dylog engineers, develops, and markets management software solutions and services for businesses and professionals across various sectors. Innovation, research, and attention to quality have led Dylog to be one of the national leaders in the Information Technology sector. "
target: StudioBoost Srl
StudioBoost is an Italian software house engaged in the development of native cloud software. Through RPA (Robotic Process Automation) techniques, StudioBoost's software can automate and simplify accounting and financial management for any small business owner.
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., acquired ChronoBooks

synopsis: Intuit® is taking the next step in making QuickBooks® Online the premier solution for small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs) by acquiring ChronoBooks, a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$6,857.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: ChronoBooks
ChronoBooks is a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Attaché

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK-based leading provider of software to growing mid-market businesses, announced the acquisition of Attaché, an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Attaché
Attaché is an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ageras A/S, acquired Billy ApS

synopsis: Billy, a Danish company that offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers, has been acquired by Danish Ageras, which operates Europe's largest platform to match accountants and lawyers with companies.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Ageras A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Ageras aims to improve transparency within the financial sector and to make it easier for clients to choose the right financial specialist. Their network includes thousands of skilled partners, who are always ready and willing to provide clients with a quote. "
target: Billy ApS
Headquartered in Denmark, Billy offers user-friendly accounting software for entrepreneurs, craftsmen and freelancers. The SaaS company offers an own-developed software platform allowing integration to over 75 essential transaction, salary and web shop specific business applications.
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Lendio, acquired Billy

synopsis: Lendio, the nation’s leading marketplace for small business loans, announced the acquisition of Billy, a billing and expense tracking solution that gives small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital. Billy is being re-branded as Sunrise.
buyer: Lendio
Lendio is a free online service that helps business owners find the right small business loans within minutes. Bringing all options together in one place, from short-term specialty financing to long-term, low-interest traditional loans, their technology makes small business lending simple. "
target: Billy
Billy is a cloud-based small business accounting platform. A billing and expense tracking solution, Billy gives solopreneurs and small business owners real-time insight into their business finances, allowing for more streamlined accounting, invoicing, reporting and access to capital.
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closed 7/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

H & R Block, Inc., acquired Wave Financials Inc.

synopsis: H&R Block, Inc. has acquired Canda-based Wave HQ Inc., a rapidly growing financial solutions platform focused on changing the way small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block, Inc. is a global consumer tax services provider. Tax return preparation services are provided by professional tax preparers in company-owned and franchise retail tax offices, and through H&R Block tax software products. H&R Block also offers adjacent Tax Plus products and services. "
target: Wave Financials Inc.
Canada-based Wave Financial Inc. provides software solutions and related services designed to help small business owners manage their finances. Wave provides accounting, invoicing, payroll, and payments software solutions, as well as bookkeeping services, built into a comprehensive platform.
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$405
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closed 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Merit Tarkvara AS

synopsis: Visma expands its geographic footprint and strengthens its Northern European leadership in cloud-based ERP for accountants and the SMB segment with the acquisition of Estonia based Merit Tarkvara. Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software.
buyer: Visma ASA
Based in Norway, Visma makes businesses more efficient, through offerings of software, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting. Visma simplifies and digitalizes core business processes within the private and public sector. "
target: Merit Tarkvara AS
Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software, with the key products Merit Aktiva and Merit Palk as effective and accessible cloud-based tools for both accountants and small business owners. Merit Tarkvara is headquartered in Estonia.
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closed 9/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Cegid SA, acquired Loop Software SAS

synopsis: Cegid, a major player in management solutions for professionals in Accounting, Finance and Tax, Payroll and Human Resources and Retail, announces the acquisition of the Loop Software (Loop). Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs.
buyer: Cegid SA
A leader in digital transformation, Cegid offers management systems and cloud services to help customers improve their performance. Cegid group offers a wide range of solutions for financial management, taxation and human resources, as well as business applications. "
target parent: KPMG International
target: Loop Software SAS
Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs. The company was born in 2012 from the meeting of accounting professionals and specialists in web technologies.
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closed 7/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

die Mobiliar, acquired bexio AG

synopsis: bexio, part of the RedAlpine fund, has been acquired by die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. bexio provides SMBs with customer management, order processing, easy bookkeeping and integrated E-Banking.
buyer: die Mobiliar
die Mobiliar is the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. The company has over 80 agencies throughout Switzerland and offers their services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They offer home insurance, building insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and more. "
target parent: RedAlpine
target: bexio AG
Based in Switzerland, bexio offers cloud-based business and accounting software solutions to manage their customers, write quotes and invoices, and more. It develops and sells accounting software for small and medium companies.
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closed 6/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nubox S.A., acquired Colppy

synopsis: Nubox, a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses, has acquired Colppy, a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy's platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
buyer: Nubox S.A.
Nubox is a Chilean provider of a cloud-based, next-generation accounting and payroll platform for small businesses in Latin America. Their easy-to-use products allows small businesses to effortlessly manage their accounting, send invoices electronically, pay employees, track cash-flow, and more. "
target: Colppy
Colppy is a company in Argentina that offers an online accounting and management system for small businesses. Colppy allows businesses to manage their accounting from any computer or mobile device. The platform can automatically calculate taxes, generate reports, send invoices online, and more.
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announced 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Royal Bank of Scotland, will acquire FreeAgent Inc.

synopsis: The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has agreed to buy FreeAgent, a software provider for UK micro-businesses and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
buyer: The Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE:RBS:$17,860.82)
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) provides financial products and services to personal and business customers throughout the UK and beyond. RBS serves around 18.9 million customers across the globe, and RBS aims to consistently meet their needs wherever they are. "
target: FreeAgent Inc. (:$12.68)
FreeAgent provides online accounting software made specifically for freelancers, small business owners and their accountants. Trusted by over 60,000 businesses, FreeAgent's online accounting software brings everything together, from invoice and expense management to project management and sales tax.
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closed 6/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired e-conomic International

synopsis: Hellman & Friedman-backed TeamSystem has wholly acquired Danish cloud accounting business E-conomic International. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Copenhagen, E-conomic develops software focusing on accounting services for SMEs. The acquisition is part of TeamSystem's M&A strategy, expanding its product offering to cloud-based marketplaces.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the largest provider of accounting, payroll, and business management software for accountants and small and medium-sized enterprises in Italy. The Company offers a broad range of mission-critical, on-premise and cloud solutions to a diversified base of its customers. "
target parent: Visma ASA
target: e-conomic International
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Copenhagen, E-conomic develops a software focusing on accounting services for SMEs. The company claims 2,500 clients across southern Europe, England and Germany, and currently employs 15 people.
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announced 3/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, will acquire Fortnox AB

synopsis: Visma AS, a leading provider of business software, outsourcing services and services for accounting and administration in the Nordics, announced a recommended public cash offer to the shareholders of Fortnox AB to tender all their shares in Fortnox to Visma. Fortnox provides accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies.
buyer: Visma ASA
Visma is the leading provider of business software and services for accounting and administration. Visma is known for developing leading software solutions and high-quality services for satisfied customers in combination with financial strength and solid growth. "
target: Fortnox AB (:$17.37)
With approximately 115,000 customers, Fortnox is a leading provider of accounting and financial systems for small and medium-sized companies, associations, schools and accounting firms. Fortnox offers a full range of programs including accounting, billing, sales support, time tracking and payroll.
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closed 3/31/2016 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Quicken Investment Services, Inc.

synopsis: Quicken, the leading personal finance software that empowers consumers to easily manage their finances, announces that H.I.G. Capital, a leading global investment firm, has completed its acquisition of the company. Quicken, a top personal money management software, has been the trusted financial solution for millions of consumers.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target parent: Intuit, Inc.
target: Quicken Investment Services, Inc.
Quicken Investment Services, Inc. provides software and services to manage personal and small business finances. The company offers personal finance products, such as Quicken Online to control personal finances and Quicken Deluxe to get a snapshot of monthly spending.
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closed 10/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

e-conomic International, acquired SpeedLedger AB

synopsis: e-conomic International, backed by private equity investor HgCapital, announced that its holding company has acquired a majority stake in Gothenburg-based SaaS accounting firm, SpeedLedger, a Swedish leader in web-based accounting for micro businesses and the second largest company in Sweden’s web-based accounting sector.
buyer: e-conomic International
e-conomic International A/S is one of Europe’s leading Software as a Service (‘SaaS’) accounting and SME solution providers. e-conomic online accounting software is easy to use and specially developed for small and medium-sized companies. "
target: SpeedLedger AB
SpeedLedger is a Swedish leader in web-based accounting for micro businesses and the second largest company in Sweden’s web-based accounting sector. The company has 55 employees and a customer base of more than 25,000 companies.
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announced 9/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Stratatel Limited, will acquire JCurve Solutions

synopsis: Stratatel Limited, an Australian software company providing cloud-based telecommunications expense management solutions to businesses internationally, is pleased to announce it has signed a Heads of Agreement to acquire the software design and promotion business of JCurve Solutions, a leading cloud-based accounting and ERP software provider.
buyer: Stratatel Limited
Stratatel Limited provides specialised and innovative business-to-business software solutions and services. Founded in 1997, Stratatel developed its flagship business software solution FleetManager to enable organisations to monitor and manage their telecommunications. "
target: JCurve Solutions (ASX:JCS:$8.13)
JCurve are one of the only providers of a fully featured, fully integrated system specifically tailored to the needs of small businesses in the Australia and New Zealand region. Its software is delivered in the ‘Cloud’ and is steadily increasing its market share in Australia and New Zealand.
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$3.27
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closed 8/19/2013 via PE Hub

HgCapital, acquired e-conomic International

synopsis: HgCapital announced that it has acquired e-conomic. Founded in 2001 in Copenhagen, e-conomic is Europe’s leading and largest SaaS accounting company for SMEs with c. 60,000 customers for its core product, and c. 100,000 customers for its freemium invoicing and expenses product Debitoor.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a leading investor in the European private equity market. Successor to Mercury Private Equity, which was acquired by Merrill Lynch. Mercury Private Equity staff acquired the business from Merrill Lynch and renamed it HgCapital. HgCapital has funds under management of €2.5 billion. "
target: e-conomic International
e-conomic online accounting software is easy to use and specially developed for small and medium-sized companies. With more than 85,000 companies as customers on a worldwide basis, e-conomic is the largest online accounting software in Europe.
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closed 11/3/2010 via Company Press Release

Kaseya International Limited, acquired ObjAcct, Inc.

synopsis: Kaseya announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of ObjAcct, Inc., the makers of ObjAcct XML Accounting Suite. IT professionals will now be able to analyze and report combined technical and financial data to assist in the alignment of IT with the overall business goals of the organization.
buyer: Kaseya International Limited
Kaseya is the leading global provider of IT Systems Management software. Kaseya solutions empower everyone from individual consumers to large corporations and IT service providers to proactively manage and control IT assets remotely, easily and efficiently from one integrated Web-based platform. "
target: ObjAcct, Inc.
ObjAcct, Inc., founded by Lee Mellinger in 2003, is a leading edge accounting software company and the developers of ObjAcct Suite, the world's first XML web service based accounting platform.
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closed 9/27/2019 via Company Press Release

The Sage Group plc., acquired AutoEntry

synopsis: Sage, a global market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced it has acquired the Dublin-based AutoEntry, a leading provider of data entry automation for accountants, bookkeepers, and businesses. The acquisition accelerates Sage’s goal to become a quality SaaS company and follows a successful two-year partnership.
buyer: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,459.53)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking. "
target: AutoEntry
Ireland-based AutoEntry is an intelligent, automated solution developed by OCRex for accountants, bookkeepers, and Small-to-Medium Enterprises. AutoEntry captures and analyses scanned and photographed paper documents, automating data entry into a user’s accounting software, Excel, or CSV.
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closed 6/14/2011 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired Twinfield International N.V

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced the acquisition of Twinfield, a Dutch-based pioneer and market leader in online accounting software. Through this acquisition, Wolters Kluwer expands and complements its existing offering of advanced software solutions for accountants and finance professionals in SMEs.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: Twinfield International N.V
Twinfield International is a market leader in online accounting software, serving professionals in the Netherlands, UK and Scandinavia. With more than 80,000 administrations managed online, it is an undisputed leader in online, SaaS-based collaborative accounting solutions in Europe.
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closed 9/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US, acquired XCM Solutions

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced that it has completed the acquisition of XCM Solutions, a cloud-based workflow solutions provider for professional tax and accounting firms.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting offers innovative, integrated and customer-focused solutions that support the workflow of CPAs, corporate tax and accounting departments, and auditors — enabling growth, enhancing productivity and increasing profitability. "
target: XCM Solutions
XCM Solutions is a cloud-based workflow solutions provider for professional tax and accounting firms. XCM solutions help firms control their workflow processes and allocate their resources in order to achieve greater efficiency, productivity and profitability.
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closed 4/6/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US, acquired Tagetik

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, a company that supports the workflow of CPAs, corporate tax and accounting departments and auditors, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tagetik, a leading global provider of corporate performance management software and services to mid- and large size corporations.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting offers innovative, integrated and customer-focused solutions that support the workflow of CPAs, corporate tax and accounting departments, and auditors — enabling growth, enhancing productivity and increasing profitability. "
target: Tagetik
Founded in 1986, Tagetik is a market leader in corporate performance management solutions, supporting the workflow of the Office of the CFO, including financial and operational budgeting and planning, consolidation and close process, financial modeling, analytics and reporting.
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closed 6/1/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US, acquired CPE Link

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced that it has signed and completed an agreement to acquire CPE Link, a leading online provider of continuing professional education (CPE) for accountants, tax preparers, and financial advisors. The acquisition will expand and complement Wolters Kluwer's existing learning portfolio.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US (CCHGroup.com) is a leading provider of software solutions and local expertise that helps tax, accounting, and audit professionals research and navigate complex regulations, comply with legislation, manage their businesses and advice clients. "
target: CPE Link
CPE Link offers online Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for accounting and finance professionals via live webcasts, and multi-media, mobile friendly on-demand courses. CPE Link instructors are all tax professionals, who are experts in their fields and have many years of practical experience.
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closed 6/30/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US, acquired SureTax

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced that it has signed and completed an agreement to acquire SureTax, one of the most comprehensive and technologically advanced tax calculation engines available in the U.S. market. SureTax, powered by CCH, is a real-time web-based tax calculation solution maximizing CCH rates and taxability content.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US (CCHGroup.com) is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. "
target: SureTax
SureTax is a real-time web-based tax calculation solution maximizing CCH rates and taxability content specific to the telecom industry. The SureTax solution provides a timely, simple and effective way to calculate telecommunication taxes for billing and compliance.
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closed 9/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Karnov Group Denmark A / S, acquired Magnus Informatik

synopsis: Karnov Group has acquired the publishing business of Magnus Informatik in Denmark from Wolters Kluwer. The acquisition includes all online products in the areas of tax and accounting.The acquisition of Magnus Informatik’s publishing business is an important step in the development of Karnov as the leading online information provider in Scandinavia.
buyer: Karnov Group Denmark A / S
Karnov Group is the leading provider of legal and tax & accounting information to businesses and professionals in Denmark and Sweden. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Magnus Informatik
Magnus Informatik delivers commented professional information, professional tools and solutions within tax, auditing, accounting and general law. Magnus Informatik was founded in Denmark in 1962 and is part of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global information services and publishing company.
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closed 8/17/2013 via Company Press Release

CCH Incorporated, acquired Red Moon Solutions

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting acquired Red Moon Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of tax and accounting software and cloud solutions for medium-to-large corporations, including a best-in-class fixed asset management solution. As part of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, Red Moon Solutions will be aligned in the Corporate Services business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: Red Moon Solutions
Red Moon Solutions, LLC combines tax and technology experience with a client-based focus. Their specialized knowledge allows thems to understand their clients' tax technology problems and provide clients with practical solutions.
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closed 9/3/2012 via Reuters

CCH Incorporated, acquired BSI Media

synopsis: Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced it has acquired the assets of BSI Media, a leading provider of timely international tax, legal, business and investment information. BSI Media will become part of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: BSI Media
BSI Media publishes some of the most respected internet publications in the fields of business, tax, law and investment. They've been publishing quality content since 1992, and quickly made the transition from print to digital publishing in the late 1990s.
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announced 7/12/2012 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, will acquire Acclipse Limited

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Acclipse Limited, a leading provider of online accounting software, serving accounting firms in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. Acclipse will become part of the division's Asia Pacific-based business, which goes to market as CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: Acclipse Limited
Acclipse Limited is a leading provider of online accounting software, serving accounting firms in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. Its products are designed to solve the problems modern accounting firms face, improve workflow efficiencies, track staff KPIs, and more.
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closed 7/26/2011 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired SpeedTax Inc.

synopsis: CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business announced it has acquired SpeedTax, a provider of innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sales and use tax solutions. The acquisition continues CCH's expansion in the corporate market and positions CCH as the only provider to offer advanced SaaS technology and premier rates and taxability content.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: SpeedTax Inc.
SpeedTax Inc. is a provider of innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sales and use tax solutions. SpeedTax's easy-to-use SaaS sales and use tax solutions perform real-time, automated sales tax calculations, integrated with customers' financial or e-commerce systems.
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closed 6/14/2011 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired Twinfield International N.V

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced the acquisition of Twinfield, a Dutch-based pioneer and market leader in online accounting software. Through this acquisition, Wolters Kluwer expands and complements its existing offering of advanced software solutions for accountants and finance professionals in SMEs.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: Twinfield International N.V
Twinfield International is a market leader in online accounting software, serving professionals in the Netherlands, UK and Scandinavia. With more than 80,000 administrations managed online, it is an undisputed leader in online, SaaS-based collaborative accounting solutions in Europe.
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closed 5/6/2011 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired TopPower NV

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced that it has acquired the software company, TopPower NV, a provider of tax, accounting and ERP software solutions to professionals. TopPower, based in Belgium, will become part of the division's Belgian business, Kluwer.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: TopPower NV
TopPower NV, based in Belgium, is a provider of tax, accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning software solutions to professionals. TopPower was established in 1984 and has branches in Poperinge, Deinze and Leuven.
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closed 6/30/2010 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired Tax Compliance Software (E&Y Australia)

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Tax Compliance Software (TCS) products from Ernst & Young Australia. The acquisition advances Wolters Kluwer's strategy to expand its presence in the global corporate market, serving tax and accounting professionals with best-of-breed solutions.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target parent: Ernst & Young, LLP
target: Tax Compliance Software (E&Y Australia)
Ernst & Young Australia's Tax Compliance Software (TCS) products include Tax Integrator, Fringe Benefits Tax Organiser and Global Tax Integrator.
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closed 7/17/2009 via Market Wire

CCH Incorporated, acquired Axentis

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting has acquired AXENTIS, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-wide governance, risk and compliance (GRC) management solutions. The addition of AXENTIS to Wolters Kluwer’s CCH portfolio further extends the company’s enterprise risk information platform.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target: Axentis
Axentis delivers the only on-demand business performance optimization environment that empowers companies to turn governance, risk and compliance initiatives into better business performance and competitive advantage.
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closed 9/24/2008 via Market Wire

CCH Incorporated, acquired Ci3

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting has acquired Ci3, an international developer and supplier of operational risk control solutions to financial institutions and corporations worldwide. Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting, is a provider of tax, accounting and audit information under the CCH brand name.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target: Ci3
CI Consultancy Limited develops and supplies operational risk control solutions to financial institutions and corporations.
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announced 3/31/2008 via Company Press Release

CCH Incorporated, will purchase the Accountants Division of MYOB UK and MYOB Ireland from MYOB Limited

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business has signed an agreement to acquire from MYOB Limited the Accountants Division of MYOB UK and MYOB Ireland, a software and services provider to accountancy practices.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
seller: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Limited develops, publishes, and provides business management software, services, and solutions for small and medium sized businesses and for professionals in accounting practices in Australia, Europe, and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$73
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.3x
closed 11/16/2007 via Company Press Release

CCH Incorporated, purchased TeamMate software suite from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting announced that it has completed the acquisition of TeamMate from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. TeamMate is the leading integrated audit productivity software suite serving corporate internal audit departments and government agencies in 96 countries.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
seller: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
PricewaterhouseCoopers provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders.
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closed 10/11/2006 via Market Wire

CCH Incorporated, acquired Universal Tax Systems, Inc.

synopsis: CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and part of the Wolters Kluwer Tax, Accounting & Legal division has completed the acquisition of the stock of TaxWise Corporation. TaxWise and its subsidiary, Universal Tax Systems, Inc., provide tax and accounting software solutions to more than 9,300 CPAs, accounting professionals, enrolled agents and tax preparers
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target parent: Primus Capital Funds
target: Universal Tax Systems, Inc.
Universal Tax Systems, Inc., a leading provider of software to the accounting profession, publishes the TaxWise suite of professional income tax preparation software. UTS provides tax preparation software for CPAs, accounting professionals, Enrolled Agents, and tax preparers across the country.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/30/2006 via

CCH Incorporated, acquired ATX / Kleinrock

synopsis: CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and part of the Wolters Kluwer Tax, Accounting & Legal division, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of ATX/Kleinrock. ATX/Kleinrock supplies tax preparation, accounting and tax research software solutions to more than 48,000 tax professionals and CPAs throughout the U.S.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target parent: United Communications Group L.P.
target: ATX / Kleinrock
Kleinrock develops the world-class research and analysis tools that are part of ATX's integrated solutions for tax and accounting professionals. These premium value tools help professionals respond quickly and authoritatively to all of their clients' tax planning and compliance questions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/17/2006 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, purchased BOCDIP and PDFlyer from DocuMatters, LLC

synopsis: CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services announced today that it has acquired an automated document identification tool, BOCDIP, and a paperless workflow tool, PDFlyer, from DocuMatters, LLC. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
seller: DocuMatters, LLC
DocuMatters, LLC is the developer of BOCDIP. Using a proprietary data dictionary and powerful database engine, BOCDIP™ automatically takes a pile of unsorted client information, determines what each item is, and outputs the organized documents to a single organized and bookmarked PDF file.
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closed 9/17/2002 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired esalestax.com, Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer North America announced today that it has acquired esalestax.com, Inc., Englewood, Co.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target parent: CCH Incorporated
target: esalestax.com, Inc.
This provider of Internet-based sales and use tax compliance applications esalestax.com was established in 1999
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closed 9/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Karnov Group Denmark A / S, acquired Magnus Informatik

synopsis: Karnov Group has acquired the publishing business of Magnus Informatik in Denmark from Wolters Kluwer. The acquisition includes all online products in the areas of tax and accounting.The acquisition of Magnus Informatik’s publishing business is an important step in the development of Karnov as the leading online information provider in Scandinavia.
buyer: Karnov Group Denmark A / S
Karnov Group is the leading provider of legal and tax & accounting information to businesses and professionals in Denmark and Sweden. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Magnus Informatik
Magnus Informatik delivers commented professional information, professional tools and solutions within tax, auditing, accounting and general law. Magnus Informatik was founded in Denmark in 1962 and is part of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global information services and publishing company.
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closed 9/17/2002 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, acquired esalestax.com, Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer North America announced today that it has acquired esalestax.com, Inc., Englewood, Co.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target parent: CCH Incorporated
target: esalestax.com, Inc.
This provider of Internet-based sales and use tax compliance applications esalestax.com was established in 1999
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closed 5/9/2002 via PR Newswire

CCH Legal Information Services, acquired Intercounty Clearance Corp

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer North America has acquired Intercounty Clearance Corp., a public records service provider that primarily serves the northeast United States. Intercounty will become part of CCH Legal Information Services, New York, a leading provider of corporate legal services. Terms of the sale were not released.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Legal Information Services
CT Corporation has provided business and law firms with the full range of corporate and UCC services, from compliance filing, public record searching and document retrieval, to specialty services such as statutory representation, authentication, annual meeting and staffing services. "
target parent: CCH Incorporated
target: Intercounty Clearance Corp
Intercounty Clearance Corp., a public records service provider that primarily serves the northeast United States.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Oildex, purchased Financial Data Exchange Products from PDS Energy Information, Inc.

synopsis: Oildex, a service of Transzap, Inc., announced it has acquired the financial and accounting data exchange products and services of PDS Energy Information, Inc. This includes PDS's Owner Relations products and services, creates the #1 digital data exchange platform and network in the oil and gas industry.
buyer parent: Accel-KKR
buyer: Oildex
Oildex is transforming the way oil and gas companies manage their financial operations. Over 250 operators, 61,000 suppliers, dozens of financial institution and millions of mineral rights owners in North America use the Oildex network to securely collaborate across their financial supply chains. "
seller: PDS Energy Information, Inc.
PDS Energy's financial and accounting data exchange products and services include PDS's Owner Relations products and services, creates the #1 digital data exchange platform and network in the oil and gas industry.
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announced 7/27/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC, will acquire G2 Web Services, LLC.

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire G2 Web Services, an industry-leading provider of merchant risk intelligence solutions for acquirers, commercial banks, and other payment system providers. G2 Web Services will become part of Argus, a Verisk Analytics business.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC
Argus is a one-of-a-kind leading provider of information, scoring solutions, and advisory services to financial institutions across the globe. Their client base ranges from financial institutions and their regulators to various companies across the media industry and beyond. "
target: G2 Web Services, LLC.
G2 Web Services is a leading global provider of merchant risk management solutions, including due diligence, compliance and fraud protection.
price ($mm)
$112
rev ($mm)
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closed 9/7/2011 via Company Press Release

Primus Capital Funds, acquired G2 Web Services, LLC.

synopsis: Primus Capital, a private equity firm that invests in high-growth companies within the business services, healthcare and education industries, announced the acquisition of G2 Web Services, LLC, the leading provider of merchant compliance monitoring and e-commerce risk management services to the payments industry.
buyer: Primus Capital Funds
Primus Capital is a private equity firm that invests in profitable growth companies in the lower middle market. Primus provides expansion capital and leads buyout and minority recapitalization transactions in the healthcare, business services, and for-profit education industries. "
target: G2 Web Services, LLC.
G2 Web Services is the leader in merchant compliance monitoring and e-commerce risk management. G2 works with acquiring banks, independent sales organizations, and other acquiring value chain members to identify, mitigate and monitor risk posed by their merchants’ online presences.
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closed 1/11/2013 via PE Hub

Avalara, purchased UPC Matrix Master™ from Tax Matrix

synopsis: Avalara, the market leading provider of sales tax and compliance automation services in the cloud, announced it has acquired UPC Matrix Master™, the world’s largest database of Universal Product Codes with specialized sales taxability data. UPC Matrix Master was formerly provided by Tax Matrix LLC.
buyer: Avalara (:$295.69)
Avalara's cloud solutions help thousands of customers stay focused on their core businesses by providing automated end to end compliance services including sales and use tax calculation, exemption certificate management, filing and remittance, and a broad array of related services. "
seller: Tax Matrix
Formerly provided by Tax Matrix LLC, Matrix Master is a patented, multi-state, product taxability database that maintains taxability information for more than 10 million products in thousands of tax jurisdictions across the U.S. The service is widely used by top storefront and ecommerce retailers.
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closed 8/5/2008 via BusinessWire

Strategy Analytics, Inc., acquired Teligen

synopsis: Strategy Analytics Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Teligen from Harris Interactive. Based in London, Teligen is a leader in providing information on telecommunications pricing, tariffs, and market dynamics worldwide.
buyer: Strategy Analytics, Inc.
Strategy Analytics, Inc. - a global research and consulting firm - provides timely insights and strategic business solutions to companies operating at the convergence of information, communications and entertainment technologies. "
target parent: Harris Interactive
target: Teligen
Teligen has been collecting and publishing tariff and price information since 1979. We provide authoritative information and consultancy on pricing, tariffs and market dynamics for the telecommunications industry worldwide.
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closed 9/3/2012 via Reuters

CCH Incorporated, acquired BSI Media

synopsis: Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced it has acquired the assets of BSI Media, a leading provider of timely international tax, legal, business and investment information. BSI Media will become part of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: BSI Media
BSI Media publishes some of the most respected internet publications in the fields of business, tax, law and investment. They've been publishing quality content since 1992, and quickly made the transition from print to digital publishing in the late 1990s.
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closed 4/19/2017 via Company Press Release

KGH Spedition, purchased ArcticTARIFF from Arctic Group AB

synopsis: KGH Customs Services (KGH), leading independent provider of customs services, has acquired ArcticTARIFF from Arctic group, one of Northern Sweden’s largest privately owned IT consulting firm. ArcticTARIFF is a comprehensive web-based system that provides accurate and updated data about the EU Integrated Tariffs and national Tariffs.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: KGH Spedition
KGH Customs Services is the leading independent provider of customs services, including Customs Declarations, VAT Representation, Customs Consulting, Customs Academy, Customs Software and Border Services. "
seller: Arctic Group AB
ArcticTARIFF provides accurate and updated data about the EU Integrated Tariffs and national Tariffs. The web-based system can perform web‐based queries, calculate taxes, generate printouts and disseminate data. Arctic Group is one of Northern Sweden’s largest privately owned IT consulting firm.
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closed 8/7/2008 via PR Newswire

Courthouse Retrieval System, acquired Realty EYES

synopsis: Courthouse Retrieval System, Inc. a leading provider of web-based property tax data for realtors, investors, appraisers and retail businesses in the US, announced that it has acquired 100% of Realty EYES.
buyer: Courthouse Retrieval System
Courthouse Retrieval System, Inc. was founded in 1989 to provide a property information service for the real estate community which has now expanded to include: investors, attorneys, appraisers and retail businesses. "
target: Realty EYES
Realty EYES provides the most accurate and up-to-date real estate data for daily business use. Realty EYES® Professional is a property tax record and tax map website available by annual subscription.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BusinessWire

LERETA, LLC, acquired American Property Guard

synopsis: LERETA, a leading national real estate tax services and flood service provider, has acquired American Property Guard (APG). APG is a Dallas-based company that offers tax certificate and homeowners association reports to the title industry.
buyer parent: LandAmerica Financial Group Corporation
buyer: LERETA, LLC
LERETA provides the mortgage and insurance industries the fastest, most accurate and complete access to property tax data and flood hazard status information across the U.S. LERETA is committed to giving customers extraordinary service and cost-effective property tax and flood solutions. "
target: American Property Guard
American Property Guard (APG) is a Dallas-based company that offers tax certificate and homeowners association reports to the title industry. APG was founded in 2012 to automate property tax data inquiries.
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closed 2/1/2012 via BusinessWire

LERETA, LLC, acquired LPS Property Tax Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: LERETA, LLC, a major force in the tax and flood service industries, announced that it has acquired the real estate tax services business of LPS Property Tax Solutions, Inc. (LPS Tax), a wholly-owned division of Lender Processing Services, Inc (LPS), a leading provider of mortgage technology and services.
buyer: LERETA, LLC
LERETA provides a full suite of real estate tax services for residential and commercial loans, including automated online research and certification, tax bill processing, a suite of delinquent tax services, and customized tax outsourcing service programs. "
target parent: Lender Processing Services
target: LPS Property Tax Solutions, Inc.
LPS Property Tax Solutions, a premier nationwide provider of real estate tax services and data, delivers a full line of tax products and services. It provides real estate tax information to over 350 lending and mortgage related institutions throughout the United States.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/27/2015 via PR Newswire

McGraw Hill Financial Inc., will acquire SNL Financial LC

synopsis: McGraw Hill Financial announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SNL Financial. The company's deep product experience and rich sets of data, analytics and research in areas such as real estate and media strongly complement S&P Capital IQ's platform in the areas of banking and insurance.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: McGraw Hill Financial Inc. (MHFI:$5,313.00)
McGraw Hill Financial is a leading financial intelligence company providing the global capital and commodity markets with independent benchmarks, credit ratings, portfolio and enterprise risk solutions, and analytics. "
target parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
target: SNL Financial LC
SNL has approximately 3,000 employees based in 10 countries. SNL, founded in 1987, has more than 5,000 customers with deep relationships across banks, insurance companies, corporations, asset managers, power companies and other users.
price ($mm)
$2,225
rev ($mm)
$224
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Archer Capital, will acquire Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited

synopsis: Australian private equity buyout firm Archer Capital has agreed to buy the Australia and New Zealand business of credit information provider Dun & Bradstreet Corp. Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight.
buyer: Archer Capital
Archer Capital is one of Australia’s leading private equity investment houses, with $2 billion in funds under management or advice and the longest track record of any leveraged buyout (LBO) manager in Australia. "
target parent: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
target: Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited
D&B Australia is a trusted leader in commercial risk and receivables management and owns and operates an emerging high growth consumer credit service. Through these three primary units, D&B Australia is able to collect high quality data on most businesses within Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$170
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closed 7/26/2011 via PE Hub

New Mountain Capital, LLC, acquired SNL Financial LC

synopsis: SNL Financial LC and New Mountain Capital, LLC announced New Mountain’s acquisition of a majority equity stake in SNL. SNL is a leading provider of sector-focused information services on the banking, financial services, insurance, real estate, energy, and media & communications industries.
buyer: New Mountain Capital, LLC
New Mountain Capital is a New York-based private equity firm investing for long-term capital appreciation through direct investments in growth equity transactions, leveraged acquisitions, and management buyouts. "
target: SNL Financial LC
SNL Financial is a leading provider of financial information on more than 4,000 public companies and 50,000 private companies in business sectors critical to the global economy: banking, financial services, insurance, real estate, energy, and media & communications.
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closed 9/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited

synopsis: D&B, the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, announced it has acquired a member of the D&B Worldwide Network, privately held Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited, the leading credit and information services provider in Australia and New Zealand, for approximately $205 million in cash.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$1,813.10)
Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 169 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 168 million business records. "
target: Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited
D&B Australia is a trusted leader in commercial risk and receivables management and owns and operates an emerging high growth consumer credit service. Through these three primary units, D&B Australia is able to collect high quality data on most businesses within Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$205
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/20/2009 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Global Reports LLC

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced that it has acquired the global financial filings database business of Global Reports LLC, a leading provider of online financial and Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) reports for publicly traded companies around the world.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: Global Reports LLC
Global Reports is the market leader in providing fast access to full-color, PDF financial filings for publicly-traded companies around the world. The Global Reports Library is ideal for customers who want a high quality, comprehensive and reliable source for international financial filings.
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closed 3/30/2007 via Company Press Release

New Zealand Exchange Limited, purchased IRG Data from Investment Research Group Ltd

synopsis: New Zealand Exchange Limited (NZX) announced the acquisition of Investment Research Group Ltd (IRG) Data. IRG Data provides a packaged data solution for financial research, offering historical data right back to 1983. This package includes prices, annual reports, financials and all other relevant company information.
buyer: New Zealand Exchange Limited (NZE:NZX:$44.56)
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities. "
seller: Investment Research Group Ltd
Investment Research Group, Ltd. provides information, analysis, and advice about investments in New Zealand and in Australia. It provides information about New Zealand and Australian share markets for investors, advisors, and the media.
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closed 12/18/2006 via Company Press Release

Fidelity Ventures, acquired eCredit.com, Inc.

synopsis: Fidelity Ventures, which invests in and works with technology companies at the go-to-market stage, today announced it has acquired Dedham, MA-based eCredit, a privately-held provider of online solutions for commercial credit and collections professionals. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: FMR Corp.
buyer: Fidelity Ventures
Fidelity Ventures invests in technology companies at the "Go-To-Market" stage. Its 40-year track record includes hundreds of successful investments in the consumer, communications, systems and software markets. "
target: eCredit.com, Inc.
eCredit is the leading provider of online solutions for credit and collections professionals. Its award-winning on-demand software supports the mission critical processes of granting credit, monitoring portfolio risk, and collecting accounts receivables.
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Xero Limited
Xero Limited
Xero provides online accounting software and services for small to medium sized businesses. Its accounting system has a cashbook, automated daily bank feeds, invoicing, debtors, creditors, sales tax and reporting.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$324.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2302
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Ticker: ASX:RKN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited
Reckon Limited (RKN) is an Australian publicly listed company well known as a leading provider of software solutions for accounting and bookkeeping professionals, as well as small to medium sized businesses, small office/home office users and personal wealth management.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$54.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.52
EBIT ($mm)
$8.47
Net Income ($mm)
$5.93
Employees
118
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Ticker: INTU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intuit, Inc.
Intuit, Inc.
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$6,857.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,745.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,540.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,337.00
Employees
9400
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Ticker: HLSE:BAS1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BasWare Oyj
BasWare Oyj
Basware is the global leader in providing purchase-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions in the world of commerce. Basware empowers companies to unlock value across their financial operations by simplifying and streamlining key financial processes.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$184.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.83
EBIT ($mm)
($11.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1829
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Xinhua Finance Limited
Xinhua Finance Limited
Xinhua Finance Limited is an independent financial information and services company providing financial news and information, as well as a broad array of financial products and services unique to the China markets.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$175.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.90)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
233
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Ticker: TRI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. They combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,921.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,321.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,088.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,599.00
Employees
24400
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Ticker: JRJC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data and information in China. Through its website the company offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from multiple sources.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$92.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$16.09
Employees
1500
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Ticker: FDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet is a leading provider of financial information and analytics. More than 62,000 users stay ahead of global market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,494.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$497.27
EBIT ($mm)
$439.66
Net Income ($mm)
$372.94
Employees
10484
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Ticker: AVCS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Vantage Cos
American Vantage Cos
American Vantage Companies provides online services to information technology professionals, companies and recruiters. The company flagship intends to be a resume and job posting database with advanced search capabilities with many value-added feature. The comapny has 17 subsidiaries.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: TSE:3966
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uzabase
Uzabase
UZABASE, Inc. provides industry and corporate information database services primarily in Japan. The company operates SPEEDA, an information platform, which offers comprehensive company and industry analysis for business professionals. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$45.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.19
EBIT ($mm)
$5.72
Net Income ($mm)
$3.93
Employees
241
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