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closed 3/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

CVC Capital Partners, purchased Japanese Operations from Advantage Resourcing

synopsis: US buyout firm Cerberus Capital Management has sold the Japanese operations of an employment agency to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners for an undisclosed amount. The business, Advantage Resourcing, has been renamed Prompt Holdings.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC Capital Partners is one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms, with a network of 20 offices and some 250 employees throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. "
seller parent: Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
seller: Advantage Resourcing
Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world – leveraging local knowledge to perfectly align qualified people with appropriate employment opportunities.
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closed 8/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Instawork, acquired Drafted

synopsis: Instawork has acquired Drafted, a network recruiting platform that helps businesses hire by leveraging referrals. Drafted’s solution will enable Instawork to leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to accelerate the growth of the company’s pool of Pros with skilled hourly professionals.
buyer: Instawork
Instawork is the leading flexible staffing solution for local, hourly professionals. Its digital marketplace connects thousands of businesses and more than one million workers in the U.S., filling a critical role in local economies. "
target: Drafted
Drafted is a network recruiting platform that empowers people and companies to connect through introductions. Founded by a team from KAYAK and MIT, Drafted offers several networking products to both employers and individuals.
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closed 5/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

Clark Schaefer Hackett, acquired strategic HR

synopsis: Clark Schaefer Hackett, a Top 100 Firm based in Cincinnati, has acquired Strategic HR Inc., a human resources outsourcing firm also based there. Strategic HR provides dedicated HR support to organizations that lack their own HR department, or have a small HR function with overflowing needs.
buyer: Clark Schaefer Hackett
Clark Schaefer Hackett (CSH) is a results-driven advisory and accounting firm. They are forward-thinking. They are innovators and problem solvers and they optimize business results in financial, technology, workforce and operational areas. "
target: strategic HR
strategic HR inc. is a well-established outsourced HR management firm working with organizations that have a lean HR or no HR department. They’ve been providing human resources expertise to organizations of all sizes since they opened their doors in 1995.
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announced 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Eurofirms, will acquire CornerJob

synopsis: CornerJob, a Barcelona-based gig site that operates in Spain, Italy, France and Mexico, is to be acquired by Spanish human resources firm Eurofirms.
buyer: Eurofirms
Eurofirms is the first Spanish HR company where people come first. They help companies to detect, develop and retain the talent of their human capital. Eurofirms provides analysis, recruitment, selection, assessment and follow-up of candidates. "
target: CornerJob
Headquartered in Spain, CornerJob’s mission is to help people find their ideal job and help companies find the right candidates, in the shortest possible time. They are accelerating the recruitment process thanks to a 100% mobile experience and their exclusive web version for companies.
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closed 12/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Diversified Staffing Group, purchased Temporary Staffing Division from Magellan Search & Staffing

synopsis: Diversified Staffing Group, a regional provider of technology, accounting & finance, and executive search services, announced that it has acquired the temporary staffing division of Magellan Search & Staffing. Magellan is a premier provider of staffing services in the Greater Philadelphia area.
buyer: Diversified Staffing Group
Diversified Staffing Group is a regional provider of technology, accounting & finance, and executive search services. For almost 40 years, the partners of Diversified Staffing Group have been building relationships between innovative employers and talented people. "
seller: Magellan Search & Staffing
The acquisition includes the Temporary Staffing Division of Magellan Search & Staffing. They offer full-service staffing and recruiting solutions in accounting, finance, administrative, IT and human resources in any industry.
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closed 2/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Corporate Resource Services, Inc., acquired Alar Staffing

synopsis: Corporate Resource Services, Inc., a diversified technology, staffing, recruiting and consulting services firm, announced that it has acquired Alar Staffing. Alar Staffing Corp. provides quality staffing solutions that eliminate employer risk and reduce labor costs for companies that appreciate their employees and value integrity.
buyer: Corporate Resource Services, Inc. (CRRS:$942.50)
Corporate Resource Services, Inc. is a leading recruiting and staffing provider that specializes in placing administrative, clerical, customer service, information technology and light industrial candidates. "
target: Alar Staffing
Alar Staffing Corp. provides quality staffing solutions that eliminate employer risk and reduce labor costs for companies that appreciate their employees and value integrity. It was founded in 1989 by Patricia Cinkle.
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closed 2/27/2012 via BusinessWire

Addison Search, acquired Addison Group

synopsis: Addison Search, a leading provider of professional staffing services, announced the acquisition of Addison Group, an Oklahoma-based firm that connects information technology, financial, administrative and engineering professionals with talent-driven organizations.
buyer parent: Lake Capital
buyer: Addison Search
Addison Professional Search is a specialized staffing firm that provides highly qualified personnel, on both a temporary project and permanent placement basis, primarily in the areas of finance and accounting, information technology and clerical services. "
target: Addison Group
Addison Group specializes in placing information technology, financial, administrative and engineering professionals with talent-driven organizations. Since 2002, Addison Group has created career connections between success-driven individuals and top-notch employers.
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closed 1/4/2012 via BusinessWire

Recruit Co., Ltd, purchased U.S. and Netherlands Operations from Advantage Resourcing

synopsis: Recruit Co., Ltd. has acquired, from affiliates of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., 100% ownership of U.S.-based Advantage Resourcing America, Inc. and Netherlands-based Advantage Resourcing Europe B.V. Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co., Ltd. is engaged in providing staffing services in Japan through Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd. and Staff Service Holdings Co., Ltd. The company also operates two U.S. staffing businesses through The CSI Companies, Inc. and Staffmark Holdings, Inc. "
seller parent: Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
seller: Advantage Resourcing
Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world – leveraging local knowledge to perfectly align qualified people with appropriate employment opportunities.
price ($mm)
$410
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announced 7/20/2011 via PR Newswire

Randstad Holding NV, will acquire SFN Group, Inc.

synopsis: SFN Group, Inc announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Randstad Holding nv, a leading global provider of HR services. SFN Group, Inc. is a strategic workforce solutions company. It has sourced, screened and placed millions of individuals in temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time jobs for more than 65 years.
buyer: Randstad Holding NV (ENXTAM:RAND:$24,635.00)
Randstad Holding nv provides various staffing and human resources service primarily in Europe and North America. The company’s services include temporary and contract staffing, recruitment and selection, training, and reintegration and outplacement of personnel in various sectors. "
target: SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc. is a strategic workforce solutions company that provides professional services and general staffing to help businesses more effectively source, deploy and manage people and the work they do.
price ($mm)[EV]
$686 [$683]
rev ($mm)
$2,089
EBITDA ($mm)
$71
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0.4x
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10.3x
announced 6/18/2010 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire Intelligence Ltd

synopsis: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (together with its affiliates, "KKR") and Usen Corp. ("Usen"), the Tokyo-based cable broadcaster and media content provider, announced the signing of a definitive agreement whereby KKR will acquire Intelligence Ltd. ("Intelligence"), the recruitment services subsidiary of Usen, for 32.5 billion JPY.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$16,236.15)
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is an investment firm that makes a wide variety of private equity investments on behalf of itself and its investors. KKR has completed more than 100 transactions involving over $100 billion of total financing. KKR has offices in New York, Menlo Park and London. "
target parent: Usen Corporation
target: Intelligence Ltd
Intelligence, Ltd. provides human resources services in Japan. Its activities are classified into Recruitment Consulting Services, Clerical Staffing Services, Professional Services, OPPO Part-Time Employment Information Services, and Other Services segments.
price ($mm)
$358
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$700
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closed 6/2/2010 via PR Newswire

General Employment Enterprises, Inc., acquired On-Site Services, Inc.

synopsis: General Employment Enterprises, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition, through a subsidiary, of certain assets of On-Site Services, Inc. On-Site is a temporary staffing and payroll services company.
buyer: General Employment Enterprises, Inc. (JOB:$43.39)
General Employment has been in the business of finding career opportunities for people and people for career opportunities for over 100 years. The Company’s recruiters have specialize in placing Information Technology, Engineering, and Accounting professionals. "
target: On-Site Services, Inc.
On-Site Services, Inc. is a labor and human resource solutions company that provides temporary staffing, human resources, payroll outsourcing, labor and employment consulting and workforce solutions services.
price ($mm)
$1.18
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$11
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closed 3/11/2009 via BNC Analysis

EMTA Holdings, Inc., acquired Easy Staffing Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: EMTA Holdings, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lumea, Inc., acquired substantially all of the assets of Easy Staffing Solutions, Inc. under the terms of a previously announced asset purchase agreement.
buyer: EMTA Holdings, Inc. (GNPG:$0.00)
EMTA Corporation acquired the assets and intellectual property of Alaco, Inc. and engages in the research, development, manufacture, and distribution of gasoline, oil, and diesel additives for engines and other transportation-related fluids and industrial lubricants. "
target: Easy Staffing Solutions, Inc.
Easy Staffing Solutions, Inc. provides staffing, temporary staffing, and related services.
price ($mm)[EV]
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closed 8/7/2008 via BusinessWire

Intellecor, acquired GRL Search Solutions

synopsis: Intellecor, a global human capital management firm helping corporations and government agencies in more than 32 countries attract, recruit, develop and retain top talent, has completed its acquisition of Phoenix based GRL Search Solutions.
buyer: Intellecor
Intellecor is a global human capital management firm dedicated to helping companies attract, recruit, develop and retain top talent. The company’s solutions encompass both development and implementation of strategies necessary to guarantee victory in the race for talent. "
target: GRL Search Solutions
GRL Search Solutions is a Phoenix based world-renowned job search and selection expert.
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announced 7/11/2008 via Market Wire

Kelly Services, Inc., will purchase Portuguese Subsidiaries from Randstad Holding NV

synopsis: Kelly Services, Inc., a global human resources solutions provider, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire all of the shares of the Portuguese subsidiaries of Randstad Holding N.V., Randstad - Empresa de Trabalho Temporário, Unipessoal, Lda and Randstad - Gestão de Processos, Lda.
buyer: Kelly Services, Inc. (KELYA:$4,516.00)
Kelly Services, Inc. offers staffing solutions that include temporary staffing services, staff leasing, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement. Kelly operates in 30 countries and territories. Kelly provides employment to more than 700,000 employees annually. "
seller: Randstad Holding NV (ENXTAM:RAND:$24,635.00)
Randstad Holding nv provides various staffing and human resources service primarily in Europe and North America. The company’s services include temporary and contract staffing, recruitment and selection, training, and reintegration and outplacement of personnel in various sectors.
price ($mm)
$21
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$75
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closed 4/22/2008 via BusinessWire

Addison Professional Search, acquired HireSynergy

synopsis: Addison Professional Search, a rapidly-growing specialty staffing firm focused on providing top-quality contract and direct hire personnel for finance and accounting, information technology and administrative positions acquired HireSynergy, an executive search firm specializing in placing professionals in accounting, finance, and IT positions.
buyer: Addison Professional Search
Addison Professional Search is a specialized staffing firm that provides highly qualified personnel, on both a temporary project and permanent placement basis, primarily in the areas of finance and accounting, information technology and clerical services. "
target: HireSynergy
HireSynergy is a Houston-based Executive Search Firm that specializes in placing Accounting, Finance, and IT Professionals into rewarding positions with local employers. HireSynergy also offers consulting expertise in the hiring, selection and retention of high performance teams.
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closed 11/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Staffing Now, Inc., acquired Certes Financial Pros

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that portfolio company Staffing Now completed the acquisition of Certes Financial Pros, a leading provider of high-end finance and accounting staffing in the Minneapolis and St. Paul markets.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: Staffing Now, Inc.
Staffing Now is a leading provider of temporary and permanent high-end office clerical and finance and accounting staffing, primarily to small and medium-sized companies. "
target: Certes Financial Pros
Certes Financial Pros is a provider of senior level financial staffing to Twin Cities companies needing interim, project, and permanent placement support. Certes employees benefit from a unique culture, driven by a work-life balance-focused philosophy and a relationship-based business model.
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closed 9/17/2007 via BusinessWire

American Vantage Cos, acquired Candidates on Demand Group, Inc.

synopsis: American Vantage Companies today announced that it closed the acquisition of Candidates on Demand Group, Inc. a national recruiting and temporary placement firm headquartered in New York City. The acquisition of COD includes COD Consulting Services, Inc. and DealSplit, Inc.
buyer: American Vantage Cos (AVCS:$0.12)
American Vantage Companies provides online services to information technology professionals, companies and recruiters. The company flagship intends to be a resume and job posting database with advanced search capabilities with many value-added feature. The comapny has 17 subsidiaries. "
target: Candidates on Demand Group, Inc.
Candidates on Demand Group, Inc. is a national recruiting and temporary placement firm headquartered in New York City. They are also the parent to two wholy owned subsidieries, COD Consulting Services, Inc. and DealSplit, Inc.
price ($mm)
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$11
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$1
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closed 7/6/2007 via PR Newswire

WMG Capital, acquired The Johnsson Group

synopsis: WMG Capital, a unit of Waterstone Group Holdings, LLC announces the acquisition of The Johnsson Group Inc., a professional consulting and interim staffing firm. The seller is Altran Technologies, S.A. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Waterstone Management Group, LLC.
buyer: WMG Capital
WMG Capital is the private investing arm of Waterstone Group Holdings, LLC. The firm sources, invests in and transforms businesses in partnerships with sellers, management and co-investors. The team is composed of industry executives with significant operating and transaction experience. "
target: The Johnsson Group
The Johnsson Group Inc. is a professional consulting and interim staffing firm focused on finance and accounting services. The group serves Fortune 500 clients with finance and accounting consulting services focusing on three major service areas.
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closed 11/11/2005 via BusinessWire

Temporary Financial Services, Inc., acquired Command Staffing, LLC

synopsis: Temporary Financial Services, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Command Staffing, LLC and Harborview Software, Inc. and at the same time has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of entities which own and operate 70 staffing offices doing business as Command Center.
buyer: Temporary Financial Services, Inc. (OTCPK:CCNI:$97.47)
Prior to December 2004, the company was engaged in purchasing real estate contracts receivable for its own account; financing the purchase of real estate contracts receivable through an affiliated business; and financing and other services for the temporary employment services industry. "
target: Command Staffing, LLC (NasdaqCM:CCNI:$97.47)
Command Staffing is an emerging provider of temporary staffing solutions. Command Staffing, LLC was formed in 2002 as the obvious 'next step' for an exceptional team of labor/staffing service professionals. The first storefronts were open for business in the state of Arizona.
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closed 5/6/2005 via BusinessWire

Resolve Staffing, Inc., acquired SupportStaff Employment Services

synopsis: Resolve Staffing, Inc. is proud to announce the acquisition of SupportStaff Employment Services.
buyer: Resolve Staffing, Inc.
Resolve Staffing provides a full range of supplemental staffing and outsourced solutions, including solutions for temporary, temporary-to-hire, or direct hire staffing in the clerical, office administration, customer service, professional and light industrial categories. "
target: SupportStaff Employment Services
SupportStaff Employment Services, is a full-service staffing firm located in Sebring, FL. SupportStaff's turnkey service offering includes payroll processing, background investigations, skill specific testing, classified and internet advertising, and resume/applicant screening.
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closed 3/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

CVC Capital Partners, purchased Japanese Operations from Advantage Resourcing

synopsis: US buyout firm Cerberus Capital Management has sold the Japanese operations of an employment agency to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners for an undisclosed amount. The business, Advantage Resourcing, has been renamed Prompt Holdings.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC Capital Partners is one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms, with a network of 20 offices and some 250 employees throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. "
seller parent: Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
seller: Advantage Resourcing
Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world – leveraging local knowledge to perfectly align qualified people with appropriate employment opportunities.
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closed 1/4/2012 via BusinessWire

Recruit Co., Ltd, purchased U.S. and Netherlands Operations from Advantage Resourcing

synopsis: Recruit Co., Ltd. has acquired, from affiliates of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., 100% ownership of U.S.-based Advantage Resourcing America, Inc. and Netherlands-based Advantage Resourcing Europe B.V. Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co., Ltd. is engaged in providing staffing services in Japan through Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd. and Staff Service Holdings Co., Ltd. The company also operates two U.S. staffing businesses through The CSI Companies, Inc. and Staffmark Holdings, Inc. "
seller parent: Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
seller: Advantage Resourcing
Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world – leveraging local knowledge to perfectly align qualified people with appropriate employment opportunities.
price ($mm)
$410
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closed 6/16/2022 via PR Newswire

Plus Company, acquired Mekanism

synopsis: Quebec-based Plus Company has acquired Mekanism, an award-winning, creative agency with 200 employees across offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Seattle. The Mekanism team blends creativity and performance to build great brands.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: Plus Company
Based in Quebec, Plus Company is a 21st century alliance of best-in-class creative brands focused on collaboration and synergy through an integrated service model. With over 20 agencies that deliver creativity fueled by an innate understanding of culture, technology, and data. "
target: Mekanism
Mekanism is a full-service ad agency that blends creativity and performance to build great brands. They call this approach Soul + Science. Mekanism serves as collaborative business partners to some of the world's best brands including Quaker, Amazon, Jose Cuervo, and OkCupid, among others.
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announced 3/10/2022 via Company Press Release

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire RGI S.P.A.

synopsis: Leading independent provider of insurance software solutions serves six of Europe's 10 largest insurers, CVC will acquire RGI, a leading independent provider of software solutions to the European insurance industry, from Corsair, a leading private equity firm targeting services, software, and payments investments in the financial services market.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
Luxembourg-based CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm. CVC has secured commitments of over US$134 billion from some of the world's leading institutional investors across its private equity and credit strategies. "
target parent: Corsair Capital
target: RGI S.P.A.
RGI is an Independent Software Vendor, a European leader in the digital transformation of Insurers. They have been committed for more than 30 years to the Insurance industry. RGI has a wealth experience in dealing with Insurers, Bank Insurers, Agents, Brokers, independent Financial Advisors.
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closed 3/9/2022 via GlobeNewswire

VelocityEHS, purchased Two Software Solutions from MyAbilities

synopsis: VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud-based environmental, health, safety (EHS) and environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) software, has acquired two software solutions, Job Analysis & Return-to-Work Management Technology, from MyAbilities
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: VelocityEHS (ACTA:$133.42)
VelocityEHS delivers a cloud-based environmental, health, and safety (ESH) software platform. VelocityEHS's software applications are designed based on industry best-practice principles to help solve complex business challenges in simple ways. "
seller: MyAbilities
The purchase includes the intellectual properties of JobX, an ActiveEHS physical demands analysis (PDA) application that helps employers match people to tasks, and ClaimX, a return-to-work solution that smooths the critical transition of employees back to their jobs.
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closed 1/6/2022 via PR Newswire

ConvergeOne, LLC, acquired Integration Partners

synopsis: ConvergeOne, a customer centric, services-led cloud technology solution provider, announced that it has acquired Integration Partners Corporation, an award-winning team that designs and implements collaboration and digital infrastructure solutions.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: ConvergeOne, LLC (CVON:$1,401.33)
ConvergeOne is a leading global IT services provider of cloud collaboration customer experience and technology solutions for large and medium enterprises with 27 years of experience assisting customers to transform their digital infrastructure and realize a return on investment. "
target: Integration Partners
Integration Partners Corporation is an award-winning team that designs and implements collaboration and digital infrastructure solutions. They specialize in the complete spectrum of data center, networking, cyber security and collaboration solutions.
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announced 12/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire Unily

synopsis: CVC Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm in Luxembourg, will acquire a majority stake in Unily, a world-leading employee experience platform provider. Unily is a SaaS platform that enables enterprises to improve communication, collaboration, and productivity amongst their employees.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
Luxembourg-based CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm. CVC has secured commitments of over US$134 billion from some of the world's leading institutional investors across its private equity and credit strategies. "
target: Unily
Unily is a world-leading employee experience platform provider. Unily is a SaaS platform that enables enterprises to improve communication, collaboration, and productivity amongst their employees. Their platform provides users with all the tools they need to connect and engage with their enterprise.
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closed 11/3/2021 via PR Newswire

ConvergeOne, LLC, acquired Wrightcore

synopsis: ConvergeOne, a leading global IT services provider, has acquired WrightCore, an industry-leading technology solution provider. WrightCore solves everyday business IT problems so their clients can focus on their client’s needs and demands. They offer managed and professional services for networking, cloud, data centers, IT security, and more.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: ConvergeOne, LLC (CVON:$1,401.33)
ConvergeOne is a leading global IT services provider of cloud collaboration customer experience and technology solutions for large and medium enterprises with 27 years of experience assisting customers to transform their digital infrastructure and realize a return on investment. "
target: Wrightcore
WrightCore is an industry-leading technology solution provider. WrightCore solves everyday business IT problems so their clients can focus on their client’s needs and demands. They offer managed and professional services for networking, cloud, data centers, IT security, and more.
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closed 7/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

VelocityEHS, acquired Kinetica Labs

synopsis: VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud-based environmental, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software, has acquired Ann Arbor-based Kinetica Labs, a pioneer in the development of sensing and simulation technology for occupational safety and health.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: VelocityEHS (ACTA:$133.42)
VelocityEHS delivers a cloud-based environmental, health, and safety (ESH) software platform. VelocityEHS's software applications are designed based on industry best-practice principles to help solve complex business challenges in simple ways. "
target: Kinetica Labs
Kinetica Labs offers an easy, rapid, and accurate way to identify ergonomic risks in the workplace; specifically work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs). Their SaaS solution replaces the current manual, error-prone, and time-consuming method of collecting posture data.
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closed 7/7/2021 via Company Press Release

QA Ltd., acquired Circus Street

synopsis: QA, owned by CVC Capital Partners VI, announced the acquisition of Circus Street, a global leader in providing commercial digital skills including ecommerce, data analytics and digital marketing skills through its subscription-based, proprietary digital platform.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: QA Ltd.
QA is the UK’s leading provider of tech skills, enabling organisations across the UK to be winners in the digital revolution. QA helps clients build their tech skills through a comprehensive range of training and talent solutions that blend the best of live and self-paced digital training. "
target: Circus Street
London-based Circus Street is an online platform that teaches people how to do business in a digital world. Circus Street provides digital skills, including e-commerce, data analytics, and digital marketing skills through its subscription-based digital platform.
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closed 5/12/2021 via GlobeNewswire

VelocityEHS, acquired OneLook Systems Ltd

synopsis: VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud-based environmental, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability solutions, has completed the acquisition of OneLook Systems, an Ireland-based enterprise safety and risk management software solution provider.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: VelocityEHS (ACTA:$133.42)
VelocityEHS delivers a cloud-based environmental, health, and safety (ESH) software platform. VelocityEHS's software applications are designed based on industry best-practice principles to help solve complex business challenges in simple ways. "
target: OneLook Systems Ltd
OneLook Systems is a world leading provider of Permit To Work and Contractor Management software that provides facilities, EHS, compliance, engineering and manufacturing leaders with absolute certainty that every worker on site will be safe and compliant.
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closed 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

WebPros, acquired NIXStats

synopsis: WebPros, a leader in hosting infrastructure, billing, and virtualization automation, has acquired NIXStats, an intelligent server performance and uptime management platform. NIXStats offers a powerful and easy to use monitoring tool that features solutions for server monitoring, web monitoring, log monitoring, and blacklist monitoring.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: WebPros
Founded in the early 2017, WebPros is bringing together leading SaaS providers of the most widely used web hosting, billing automation, infrastructure, server management and online marketing software solutions. WebPros comprises of cPanel, Plesk, SolusVM, WHMCS and XOVI. "
target: NIXStats
NIXStats is an intelligent server performance and uptime management platform. NIXStats offers a powerful and easy to use monitoring tool that features solutions for server monitoring, web monitoring, log monitoring, and blacklist monitoring.
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announced 1/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Equifax, Inc., will acquire Kount Inc

synopsis: Equifax, a global information solutions company, will acquire Kount Inc. from CVC Capital Partners, a private equity firm in Luxembourg. Kount is a provider of AI-driven fraud prevention and digital identity solutions. Kount's Identity Trust Global Network delivers real-time fraud prevention and account protection for over 9,000 leading brands.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,789.10)
Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses unique data, innovative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions. "
target parent: CVC Capital Partners
target: Kount Inc
Kount is a provider of AI-driven fraud prevention and digital identity solutions. Kount's Identity Trust Global Network delivers real-time fraud prevention and account protection and enables personalized customer experiences for more than 9,000 leading brands and payment providers.
price ($mm)
$640
rev ($mm)
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closed 8/26/2020 via PR Newswire

ConvergeOne, LLC, acquired Altivon

synopsis: ConvergeOne, a leading global IT services provider of collaboration and digital infrastructure solutions, has acquired Altivon, a premier contact center solutions provider. This acquisition further solidifies ConvergeOne's position as a leading provider of collaboration and IT-enabled solutions in the market.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: ConvergeOne, LLC (CVON:$1,401.33)
ConvergeOne is a leading global IT services provider of cloud collaboration customer experience and technology solutions for large and medium enterprises with 27 years of experience assisting customers to transform their digital infrastructure and realize a return on investment. "
target: Altivon
Altivon is a premier provider of contact center software solutions. Altivon delivers high value, high impact contact center solutions that elevate the customer experience, including solution design, deployment, support, and ongoing improvement services.
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announced 12/12/2019 via Company Press Release

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire WebPros

synopsis: Oakley Capital will sell its stake in WebPros Group, a leading provider of web hosting automation software, to CVC Fund VII. WebPros brings together leading SaaS providers of web hosting, billing automation, infrastructure, server management and online marketing software solutions. WebPros comprises of cPanel, Plesk, SolusVM, WHMCS and XOVI.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm. It has a network of 24 offices and over 500 employees throughout the world. CVC has secured commitments of over US$123 billion from some of the world's leading institutional investors across its private equity and credit strategies. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: WebPros
Founded in the early 2017, WebPros is bringing together leading SaaS providers of the most widely used web hosting, billing automation, infrastructure, server management and online marketing software solutions. WebPros comprises of cPanel, Plesk, SolusVM, WHMCS and XOVI.
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closed 12/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

VelocityEHS, acquired Meercat Pty Ltd

synopsis: VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud-based environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Meercat, an Australian-based risk and control assurance software solution provider.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: VelocityEHS (ACTA:$133.42)
VelocityEHS delivers a cloud-based environmental, health, and safety (ESH) software platform. VelocityEHS's software applications are designed based on industry best-practice principles to help solve complex business challenges in simple ways. "
target: Meercat Pty Ltd
Meercat Pty Ltd is an Australian-owned and operated company specializing in the design, development and support of the risk and control assurance software package, Meercat RiskView.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BusinessWire

QA Ltd., acquired Cloud Academy

synopsis: QA, the UK’s largest B2B skills provider, has acquired Cloud Academy, a leading enterprise technology training platform. Cloud Academy helps organizations address their skills gaps with high-quality digital training content and a Software as a Service platform filled with powerful features to measure skills and manage training outcomes.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: QA Ltd.
QA is a leading UK learning organization providing training, consultancy, apprenticeships, and postgraduate degrees on a range of technical, business and leadership subjects. QA has over 22 UK training centers—including Apprenticeships and Consulting Academies—and various online learning options. "
target: Cloud Academy
Cloud Academy is an enterprise digital skills development platform that innovates through guided Learning Paths, Hands-on Labs, and Skill Assessment. Cloud Academy delivers role-specific training on leading clouds (AWS, Azure, etc), methodologies needed to operate on and between clouds, and more.
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closed 6/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Etraveli Group, acquired Flight Network

synopsis: Etraveli Group, one of the leading online travel agencies in Europe, has acquired Flight Network, the largest online travel agency in Canada. Flight Network specializes in providing global travellers with the lowest-price airfares, hotels, vacation packages, and car rentals. Flight Network offers the best prices for flights all over the world.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: Etraveli Group
Etraveli Group is one of the leading online travel agencies in Europe, offering a wide range of airline tickets, hotel accommodations and other travel related services. The group operates in 72 countries on 6 continents through brands such as Supersaver, Gotogate, Mytrip.com and Pamediakopes.gr. "
target: Flight Network
Flight Network is the largest online travel agency in Canada. Flight Network specializes in providing global travellers with the lowest-price airfares, hotels, vacation packages, and car rentals. Flight Network offers the best prices for flights all over the world.
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announced 6/6/2019 via PR Newswire

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire Vitech Systems Group, Inc.

synopsis: Vitech Systems Group, a leading provider of cloud-based administration solutions to pension, insurance and investment organizations, announced that it will be acquired by CVC Capital Partners, a leading private equity and investment advisory firm.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm. It has a network of 24 offices and over 500 employees throughout the world. CVC has secured commitments of over US$123 billion from some of the world's leading institutional investors across its private equity and credit strategies. "
target: Vitech Systems Group, Inc.
Vitech Systems Group, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based administration solutions to pension, insurance and investment organizations. Vitech offers its clients both its proprietary software and related solution design, implementation and ongoing support services.
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closed 5/20/2019 via GlobeNewswire

VelocityEHS, acquired Spiramid

synopsis: VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud-based environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability solutions, has acquired Spiramid, developer of the most advanced and easy-to-use system for managing industrial hygiene (IH). The acquisition adds Spiramid’s occupational safety & health software and IH expertise to the most trusted EHS platform.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: VelocityEHS (ACTA:$133.42)
VelocityEHS delivers a cloud-based environmental, health, and safety (ESH) software platform. VelocityEHS's software applications are designed based on industry best-practice principles to help solve complex business challenges in simple ways. "
target: Spiramid
Spiramid provides Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) software to government agencies and some of the largest corporations around the world. Spiramid provides an EHS solution for collecting and managing environment, occupational health, industrial hygiene, and safety information.
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closed 12/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

QA Ltd., acquired InfoSec Skills

synopsis: Tech training provider QA has acquired information security training company InfoSec Skills. InfoSec Skills is a worldwide information security training and education company. Their faculty of subject matter experts is instrumental in authoring their accredited training courses that meet the needs of today’s information security professional.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: QA Ltd.
Slough, UK-based QA provides learners with security accreditations in EC Council, ISACA, ISC(2), PECB, IAPP and CompTIA, compliance and defence training. "
target: InfoSec Skills
InfoSec Skills is a worldwide information security training and education company. Their faculty of subject matter experts is instrumental in authoring their accredited training courses that meet the needs of today’s information security professional.
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announced 11/7/2018 via Company Press Release

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire ConvergeOne, LLC

synopsis: ConvergeOne, a leading global IT and managed services provider of collaboration and technology solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of CVC Fund VII. CVC is a world leader in private equity and credit.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
Established in 1981, CVC is a world leader in private equity and credit with $69 billion of assets under management, $109 billion of funds committed and a global network of 23 local offices: 15 across Europe and the Americas and eight in the Asia Pacific region. "
target parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
target: ConvergeOne, LLC (CVON:$1,401.33)
Founded in 1993, ConvergeOne is a leading global IT service provider of collaboration and technology solutions for large and medium enterprise with decades of experience assisting customers to transform their digital infrastructure and realize a return on investment.
price ($mm)
$1,800
rev ($mm)
$1,401
EBITDA ($mm)
$112
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
16.1x
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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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

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

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,896.00)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

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

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

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

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

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

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

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

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

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

Robinhood, acquired Cove Markets

synopsis: No-fee trading app Robinhood has acquired Cove Markets to help ensure quality trade executions for its users. Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts.
buyer: Robinhood (HOOD:$1,769.97)
Robinhood is democratizing finance for all. With customers at the heart of its decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers, removing fees, and providing greater access to financial information. Their smartphone app allows individual investors to buy and sell stocks for free. "
target: Cove Markets
Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts. They offer advanced tools, trading algorithms, live and historical data, analytics, charts, web widgets, and more.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi (SOFI:$867.87)
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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Kelly Services, Inc.
Kelly Services, Inc.
As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services, Inc. and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$4,516.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.60
EBIT ($mm)
$44.40
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7400
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Ticker: SFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc. is a strategic workforce solutions company that provides professional services and general staffing to help businesses more effectively source, deploy and manage people and the work they do.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$2,090.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.46
EBIT ($mm)
$43.12
Net Income ($mm)
$20.92
Employees
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Ticker: NasdaqCM:CCNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Command Center, Inc.
Command Center, Inc.
Command Center provides flexible on-demand employment solutions to businesses in the United States, primarily in the areas of light industrial, hospitality and event services. Through 67 field offices in 22 states, the company provides employment annually for approximately 32,000 field team members.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$97.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.93
EBIT ($mm)
$2.58
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
220
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Ticker: JOB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General Employment Enterprises, Inc.
General Employment Enterprises, Inc.
General Employment Enterprises, Inc. is a provider of specialized staffing solutions. They operate in two industry segments, providing professional staffing services and solutions, and light industrial staffing services through General Employment, Agile Resources, Ashley Ellis, Triad and Omni-One.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$43.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
122
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Ticker: TSX:CWL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Caldwell Partners
Caldwell Partners is a leading international provider of executive search and has been for more than 40 years. The firm has a sterling reputation built on successful searches for boards, chief and senior executives, and selected functional experts.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$44.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.08
EBIT ($mm)
$0.72
Net Income ($mm)
$2.22
Employees
128
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Ticker: MCTH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Medical Connections Holdings, Inc
Medical Connections Holdings, Inc
Medical Connections, Inc. is a pioneering medical recruitment and staffing company, created to satisfy the increasing demands for qualified personnel in the healthcare industry. The company identifies and places medical professionals, from nurses and physicians to pharmacists and medical scientists.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$6.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
93
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Ticker: TSE:6095
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MedPeer,Inc.
MedPeer,Inc.
MedPeer provides appropriate services at every stage of the clinical process physicians are involved in day-to-day clinical operation. Drug Evaluation provides detailed peer reviews of prescription drugs, and Meet the Experts allows members to consult expert physicians in specific therapeutic areas.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$9.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.94
EBIT ($mm)
$0.39
Net Income ($mm)
$0.20
Employees
44
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Ticker: FFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fortune Industries, Inc.
Fortune Industries, Inc.
Fortune Industries, Inc., is a professional employer organization (PEO) focused on small and medium-sized business clients in 47 states, providing human resource consulting and management, employee assessment, training, payroll services, and benefits administration.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$60.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.87
EBIT ($mm)
$2.34
Net Income ($mm)
$2.28
Employees
96
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Ticker: SWX:ADEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adecco Group
Adecco Group
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$24,242.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,157.94
EBIT ($mm)
$1,008.76
Net Income ($mm)
$589.63
Employees
31000
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Ticker: BBSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barrett Business Services, Inc.
Barrett Business Services, Inc.
Barrett is a leading human resource management company. We provide a unique blend of services and are one of the few companies in our industry to combine staffing services and professional employer services ("PEO").
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$236.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
34725
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Ticker: TSE:4484
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lancers, Inc.
Lancers, Inc.
Lancers is Japan's largest freelance talent platform. Lancers matches companies with individuals who are looking for jobs online. The platform offers jobs in over 140 categories, including web development, system development, sales, design, translation, photography and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$34.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
154
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Ticker: TSTF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TeamStaff Inc.
TeamStaff serves clients and their employees throughout the United States as a full-service provider of payroll and medical staffing solutions. TeamStaff Rx provides medical allied health professionals and nurses to doctors' offices and medical facilities throughout the United States on a temporary
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$46.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.50
EBIT ($mm)
$0.39
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
45
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Ticker: IPCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IPC The Hospitalist Company
IPC The Hospitalist Company
IPC Healthcare, Inc. is a leading national acute hospitalist and post-acute provider group practice company. IPC Healthcare’s affiliated physicians and other clinical providers practice in over 400 hospitals and 1,200 post-acute care facilities.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$728.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$66.67
EBIT ($mm)
$60.78
Net Income ($mm)
$28.28
Employees
2841
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,433.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,236.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$14,780.48
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,951.60
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5,001.36
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,531.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,374.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,892.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,845.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,788.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,850.95
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$322.80
Employees
1364
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$421.45
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint
UK-based Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group, providing private equity and private debt lending solutions to the middle market. Bridgepoint focuses on acquiring or investing in businesses with strong market positions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$353.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$136.39
EBIT ($mm)
$128.50
Net Income ($mm)
$75.95
Employees
340
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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