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closed 5/20/2013 via PR Newswire

Wolters Kluwer NV, acquired Prosoft Tecnologia S.A.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company, announced it has acquired Prosoft Tecnologia S.A., a leading provider of tax and accounting software based in Sao Paolo, Brazil. The acquisition aligns with Wolters Kluwer's strategy to expand its leading, high growth positions.
buyer: Wolters Kluwer NV (ENXTAM:WKL:$5,592.95)
Wolters Kluwer is a market-leading global information services company. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare rely on its leading information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business efficiently. "
target: Prosoft Tecnologia S.A.
Prosoft Tecnologia S.A. provides business management solutions based on IT resources, processes and treatment of tax law, labor and tax to accounting firms and their customers.
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announced 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Konfío, will acquire Gestionix

synopsis: Konfío, the largest online lending platform for SMEs in Mexico, will acquire Gestionix, a Mexican company that develops cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems for SMEs and their accountants. Gestionix's ERP system simplifies operations and provides solutions for inventory, accounting, billing, and more.
buyer: Konfío
Konfío is the largest online lending platform for small and medium businesses in Mexico. Konfío helps companies to achieve economic growth through the access of credit solutions with a proprietary algorithm that combines data and technology to measure creditworthiness in a matter of minutes. "
target: Gestionix
Gestionix is a Mexican company that develops cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems for SMEs and their accountants. Gestionix helps SMEs to more efficiently manage their business. Their ERP system simplifies operations and provides solutions for inventory, accounting, billing, and more.
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closed 8/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Visma Advantage, acquired Yuki

synopsis: Visma, the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll, has acquired Yuki, an all-in-one accounting platform and the very first self-learning community driven, full automatic accounting software in the world. Yuki is based in the Netherlands.
buyer: Visma Advantage
Visma is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Yuki
Yuki is an all-in-one accounting platform and the very first self-learning community driven, full automatic accounting software in the world. They are based in the Netherlands.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Topia Limited, acquired Monaeo

synopsis: Topia, the leader in Global Talent Mobility, announced its acquisition of Monaeo, the technology leader for managing business travel compliance for enterprises and individuals. Monaeo simplifies tax compliance with its next-generation data analytics platform.
buyer: Topia Limited
Topia is the leader in Global Talent Mobility. Topia empowers enterprise HR teams to deploy, manage and engage employees anywhere in the world. The Topia platform automates the entire global talent mobility process, from scenario-based planning, compliance risk management, expat payroll, and more. "
target: Monaeo
Monaeo simplifies tax compliance with its next-generation data analytics platform. It automates the inadequate manual process of gathering employee location data, giving enterprises complete clarity with their multi-jurisdiction tax compliance, optimization and audit defense processes.
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closed 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Hyperion Technologies Inc., purchased Rocket and CryptoTaxes from Vanbex Group Inc

synopsis: Hyperion has acquired the blockchain technology products Rocket and CryptoTaxes from Vancouver-based blockchain technology firm Vanbex. Rocket offers a smart contract solution for creation, deployment, and issuance of digital assets, and CryptoTaxes simplifies tax filings for capital gains and losses in relation to crypto asset trading.
buyer: Hyperion Technologies Inc.
Hyperion is the first global marketplace for securities and cryptocurrencies on one platform. Hyperion allows investors to seamlessly invest in new assets and security tokens using cryptocurrencies or fiat, and have their capital placed without delay. "
seller: Vanbex Group Inc
Rocket is an end-to-end solution for launching security tokens using proprietary smart contracts. CryptoTaxes is a simplified tax solution developed for cryptocurrency traders to calculate their capital gains and losses from digital asset trading for annual tax filings.
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closed 5/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired MYOB Limited

synopsis: Global investment firm KKR has acquired MYOB Group, a leading provider of online business management solutions. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses and accountants across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Group Ltd is a leading provider of online business management solutions. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses and accountants across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,138 [$1,439]*
rev ($mm)
$317
EBITDA ($mm)
$95
EV / rev
5.5x
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18.2x
closed 5/28/2018 via Company Press Release

GUS Group AG & Co KG, acquired K+H Software GmbH & Co.KG

synopsis: The GUS Group, a provider of corporate ERP solutions for the process and logistics industries, has acquired K+H Software, a German provider of accounting software solutions. K+H Software's web-based software provides solutions for financial accounting, asset accounting, and cost accounting.
buyer parent: Elvaston Capital Management GmbH
buyer: GUS Group AG & Co KG
The GUS Group provides corporate ERP solutions for the process and logistics industries. Since its founding in 1980, the Group has been pursuing a consistent process orientation along the entire supply chain. More than 200 employees work for the company around the globe. "
target: K+H Software GmbH & Co.KG
K+H Software is a German provider of accounting software solutions. Their web-based software provides solutions for financial accounting, asset accounting, and cost accounting. Their software is used by companies various industries, including logistics, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and more.
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closed 5/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Vayana Network, acquired SahiGST

synopsis: Vayana Network, a financing network in India, has acquired SahiGST, an Indian company that offers a cloud-based GST return filing and compliance solution. SahiGST's solution covers all types of GST returns and helps businesses be more efficient in managing their GST filings and reconciliation.
buyer: Vayana Network
Vayana Network is a financing network in India that enables Businesses and their Trade Partners to capture their entire receivable and payable trades electronically and finance through Banks and Financial Institutions. "
target: SahiGST
Founded in 2016, SahiGST is an Indian company that offers a cloud-based GST return filing and compliance solution. The platform covers all types of GST returns and helps businesses be more efficient in managing their GST filings and reconciliation.
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announced 2/2/2018 via Company Press Release

Verdane Capital, will purchase FPS and Banking Businesses from BasWare Oyj

synopsis: Basware Corporation has signed an agreement to sell its Financial Performance Solutions and Banking businesses to Verdane Capital, an active owner of technology-enabled growth companies in Northern Europe.
buyer: Verdane Capital
Verdane is a Nordic private equity company which through its funds invests in software, consumer internet, energy and high-technology industry companies. Verdane’s funds are distinctive in that they can invest in either entire investment portfolio, parts of a portfolio or entire target companies. "
seller: BasWare Oyj (HLSE:BAS1V:$184.50)
Basware's Financial Performances Services (FPS) is Finland’s leading provider of financial consolidation and reporting software. Basware's Banking services is a payment automation solutions provider for companies and organisations of all sizes.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
$19
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2.3x
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announced 11/8/2017 via Reuters

Money Forward, Inc., will acquire Streamed

synopsis: Money Forward, a provider of online personal accounting for individuals, will acquire Klavis Inc., developer of Streamed. Streamed is a cloud-based accounting and book keeping platform that allows companies to easily keep track of all their receipts. Streamed can convert 100 receipts into data within 15 minutes and has a 99.9% accuracy rating.
buyer: Money Forward, Inc. (TSE:3994:$59.06)
Money Forward provides online personal accounting for individuals, allowing them to easily manage their daily expenses by integrating with their bank passbooks and credit purchase history with information scraped from their web bank and credit accounts. "
target: Streamed
Klavis Inc. develops and provides Streamed, a cloud-based accounting and book keeping platform. Streamed allows companies to easily keep track of all their receipts. The platform can convert 100 receipts into data within 15 minutes and has a 99.9% accuracy rating.
price ($mm)
$7.04
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.0x
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announced 6/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Exact Holding N.V., will acquire Dièse Finance

synopsis: Exact Group, a leading global supplier of complete ERP solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises, announces an agreement to acquire the French Tax management software provider Dièse Finance. Dièse serves over 10,000 companies. Its ‘Webtaxes’ web based platform, enables customers to prepare, approve and file electronic tax returns.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Exact Holding N.V. (EXACT:$199.46)
Exact is a leading global supplier of complete ERP solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises. Exact develops award-winning business software for companies around the globe. Exact’s innovative SaaS and on-premise software is used by local and international companies in a variety of industries."
target: Dièse Finance
Founded in 1989, Dièse Finance provides online tax management software for businesses and certified accountants. Dièse serves over 10,000 companies, ranging from SMEs to large corporations. Its ‘Webtaxes’ web based platform, enables customers to prepare, approve and file electronic tax returns.
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closed 5/26/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Asure Software, Inc., acquired Evolution HCM

synopsis: Asure Software, a leading provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) and Digital Workplace software, announced that it has acquired iSystems, LLC. iSystems through its flagship product, Evolution HCM, offers payroll, tax management and HR software combined with comprehensive back-end service bureau tools to service providers across the U.S.
buyer: Asure Software, Inc. (ASUR:$99.48)
Asure Software, Inc. offers intuitive and innovative technologies that enable companies of all sizes and complexities to operate more efficiently. The company ensures a high-performing work environment by integrating its "keep it simple" solutions and expertise to more than 7,000 clients worldwide. "
target: Evolution HCM
Evolution HCM offers payroll, tax management and HR software combined with comprehensive back-end service bureau tools to service providers across the United States.
price ($mm)
$59
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$13
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4.6x
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closed 4/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Main Capital Partners BV, acquired MUIS Software

synopsis: Main Capital acquired a majority stake in the SaaS based software company MUIS Software located in Heemskerk. The company provides state of the art, innovative administrative and ERP software. MUIS Software has a fast growing client base, which consists of several leading accountancy firms, entrepreneurs and business enterprises.
buyer: Main Capital Partners BV
Main Capital is a private equity and Mezzanine Capital investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux and DACH area. Within this sector, they are the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. "
target: MUIS Software
MUIS Software, founded in 1984 and located in Heemskerk is an innovative SaaS based software developer, specialized in administrative bookkeeping- and ERP software available for use online as well as offline.
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closed 1/19/2016 via Company Press Release

MUIS Software, acquired MUIS Software

synopsis: MUIS Software has completed a management buyout led by Mattijs Wilms, the CEO of MUIS Software. MUIS Software is an innovative SaaS based software developer, specialized in administrative bookkeeping- and ERP software available for use online as well as offline.
buyer: MUIS Software
MUIS Software, founded in 1984 and located in Heemskerk is an innovative SaaS based software developer, specialized in administrative bookkeeping- and ERP software available for use online as well as offline. "
target: MUIS Software
MUIS Software, founded in 1984 and located in Heemskerk is an innovative SaaS based software developer, specialized in administrative bookkeeping- and ERP software available for use online as well as offline.
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closed 10/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

AdaptIT Holdings Limited, acquired CQS Performance Solutions

synopsis: Adapt IT, an innovative, specialized information technology (IT) services and solutions provider, has acquired CQS Technology Holdings, one of South Africa’s leading software houses specializing in the design, development and deployment of software solutions for financial professionals.
buyer: AdaptIT Holdings Limited (JSE:ADI:$97.24)
Adapt IT is an innovative, specialized information technology (IT) services and solutions provider, delivering a variety of specialized turnkey IT solutions and services to the Manufacturing, Education, Financial Services and Energy sectors in over 24 countries worldwide. "
target parent: Decision Inc.
target: CQS Performance Solutions
Established in the early nineties, CQS Technology Holdings is one of South Africa’s leading software houses specialising in the design, development and deployment of software solutions for financial professionals.
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closed 6/24/2015 via Company Press Release

Decision Inc., acquired CQS Performance Solutions

synopsis: Decision Inc., a company that was created to design, build and enable decision support solutions for clients, has acquired a majority shareholding in CQS Performance Solutions, one of the leading SAP budget, planning, and consolidation partners in Africa.
buyer: Decision Inc.
Decision Inc. was created to design, build and enable decision support solutions for clients. Decision represents leading global technology brands SAP BusinessObjects, Qlikview, Microsoft, Roambi and MicroStrategy and are experts in the implementation, support and execution of these technologies. "
target: CQS Performance Solutions
Established in the early nineties, CQS Technology Holdings is one of South Africa’s leading software houses specialising in the design, development and deployment of software solutions for financial professionals.
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announced 5/7/2015 via BNC Analysis

Charter Pacific Corp. Ltd., will acquire Accloud Limited

synopsis: Charter Pacific Corporation, a diversified investment company focusing on investing in the mining and resources and agri-business sectors, has agreed to acquire Accloud Limited, a company that provides management information systems with accounting and business management tools hosted in the clouds.
buyer: Charter Pacific Corp. Ltd. (ASX:CHF:$0.26)
Charter Pacific Corporation Limited, a diversified investment company, focuses on investing in the mining and resources, and agri-business sectors. Charter Pacific Corporation Limited was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Surfers Paradise, Australia. "
target: Accloud Limited
Accloud provides management information systems with accounting and business management tools hosted in the clouds. Its online applications are fully supported by state of the art ‘in application’ tutorials, together with a full multilingual help desk.
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closed 1/22/2015 via AP - Associated Press

Écart, acquired Minox Software B.V.

synopsis: Private equity firm Écart acquired a majority interest in the Dutch firm Minox Software. Minox is a firm that provides accounting software to companies in the Netherlands, and is one of the five most used packages in the country, in particular in the SME segment.
buyer: Écart
Since 1993, Écart Invest 1 B.V. (“Écart”) has combined the professionalism of a private equity firm with the decisiveness and expertise of informal investors. Écart provides venture capital to medium-sized Dutch companies. "
target: Minox Software B.V.
Minox is a firm that provides accounting software to companies in the Netherlands, and is one of the five most used packages in the country, in particular in the SME segment. The firm, founded in 1983, is based in Veenendaal.
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$2.95
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announced 1/19/2015 via BusinessWire

TA Associates, will acquire Access Technology Group

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in Access Technology Group (Access), a leading business management software company. TA will acquire its stake from Lyceum Capital, a growth investor.
buyer: TA Associates
TA Associates is one of the oldest and largest growth private equity firms in the world. They invest in growing private companies in exciting industries, with the goal of helping management teams build their businesses into great companies. "
target parent: Lyceum Capital
target: Access Technology Group
Access is a leading author of integrated business management software. The portfolio spans solutions for ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing.
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announced 12/19/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer NV, will acquire SBS Software GmbH

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire SBS Software GmbH, a leading German provider of accounting and payroll solutions. SBS Software's main products are SBS Lohn plus for payroll accounting and SBS Rewe neo for financial accounting.
buyer: Wolters Kluwer NV (ENXTAM:WKL:$5,592.95)
Wolters Kluwer is a market-leading global information services company. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare rely on its leading information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business efficiently. "
target: SBS Software GmbH
SBS Software GmbH is a leading German provider of accounting and payroll solutions. Based in Bretten, Germany with a 40-year history, SBS Software has more than 100 employees and serves over 6,000 customers.
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closed 5/20/2013 via PR Newswire

Wolters Kluwer NV, acquired Prosoft Tecnologia S.A.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company, announced it has acquired Prosoft Tecnologia S.A., a leading provider of tax and accounting software based in Sao Paolo, Brazil. The acquisition aligns with Wolters Kluwer's strategy to expand its leading, high growth positions.
buyer: Wolters Kluwer NV (ENXTAM:WKL:$5,592.95)
Wolters Kluwer is a market-leading global information services company. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare rely on its leading information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business efficiently. "
target: Prosoft Tecnologia S.A.
Prosoft Tecnologia S.A. provides business management solutions based on IT resources, processes and treatment of tax law, labor and tax to accounting firms and their customers.
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closed 5/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US, acquired Vanguard Software Corporation

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting has signed and completed an agreement to acquire Vanguard Software Corporation, a global provider of cloud-based integrated business planning (IBP) solutions. Vanguard Software serves companies of all sizes across every major industry.
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: Vanguard Software Corporation
Vanguard Software is a global provider of cloud-based integrated business planning (IBP) solutions. Vanguard Software serves companies of all sizes across every major industry, helping them to improve forecasting, reduce overstocks, optimize inventory distribution, and reduce supply chain costs.
price ($mm)
$110
rev ($mm)
$7
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closed 12/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk and Compliance, acquired eOriginal, Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) has acquired eOriginal, a leading provider of cloud-based digital lending software. The eOriginal platform enables lenders and their partners to create, store and manage digital assets from close through to the secondary loan market.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk and Compliance
Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance provides legal and banking professionals with solutions to ensure compliance with ever-changing regulatory and legal obligations, manage risk, increase efficiency, and produce better business outcomes. "
target: eOriginal, Inc.
eOriginal is a trusted leader in digital lending technology, serving more than 650 customers in the U.S. The eOriginal platform enables lenders and their partners to create, store and manage digital assets from close through to the secondary loan market.
price ($mm)
$231
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.5x
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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.
price ($mm)
$162
rev ($mm)
$23
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closed 9/22/2020 via GlobeNewswire

symplr, acquired ComplyTrack

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announced that it has completed the divestment of ComplyTrack, a healthcare regulatory risk and compliance solution, to symplr, a provider of cloud-based solutions for hospitals and other health facilities.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: symplr
symplr is an industry leader in governance, risk and compliance SaaS solutions that help healthcare organizations mitigate risk and ensure compliance. symplr has a single mission: to make healthcare compliance and credentialing simpler for all constituents of the healthcare community. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: ComplyTrack
ComplyTrack is a complete healthcare regulatory risk and compliance software solution that enables users to proactively assess, communicate, and mitigate risk across the entire healthcare enterprise in the face of constant regulatory change.
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closed 1/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, acquired CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory has acquired Netherlands-based CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V., a leading provider of risk management software, including the industry-standard BowTieXP solution. The acquisition will extend Wolters Kluwer’s presence in the growing operational risk management software market.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
target: CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V.
Netherlands-based CGE Risk Management Solutions is a provider of risk management software. GCE's BowTieXP solution is a barrier-based risk management solution for visual and qualitative risk assessment for analyzing and communicating how high-risk scenarios around specific hazards develop.
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$6
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closed 1/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

NCOI Group, purchased Belgian Training Assets from Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announced that it has completed the divestment of its Belgian training assets to NCOI Group, the largest privately owned company in the Dutch education and training market.
buyer: NCOI Group
NCOI Education Group offers a complete range of Master programs specifically aimed at workers. In addition NCOI offers a wide range of short skill-oriented training. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
The acquisition includes the Belgian training assets of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance.
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$14
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closed 9/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Ascend Learning, purchased Allied Health Titles from Wolters Kluwer Health

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health has completed the sale of certain allied health titles to Ascend Learning, LLC. The titles were part of the Health Learning, Research & Practice (HLRP) business and include print and digital books in specialties, such as dental hygiene and massage therapy.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Ascend Learning
Ascend Learning is a leading provider of educational content, software and analytics that enable institutions, students and employers to succeed in healthcare and other high-growth, licensure-driven professions. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Health
The acquisition includes certain allied health titles from Wolters Kluwer Health. The titles were part of the Health Learning, Research & Practice (HLRP) business and include print and digital books in specialties, such as dental hygiene and massage therapy.
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closed 5/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions, acquired CLM Matrix

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance acquired 100% of the shares of CLM Matrix, a fast-growing provider of contract lifecycle management software. CLM Matrix will become part of GRC’s ELM Solutions unit, a market leader in legal spend and matter management software.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions
Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions is a provider of enterprise legal spend and matter management and legal analytics solutions. ELM Solutions helps corporate legal and insurance claims departments and their law firms worldwide to ensure compliance, control costs, and collaborate more effectively. "
target: CLM Matrix
CLM Matrix is the leading provider of solutions that transform the way companies manage contracts, trade agreements and other important documents that contain valuable strategic information. CLM Matrix is the only CLM solution built exclusively on the Microsoft Office SharePoint technology platform.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
14.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/30/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, will acquire eVision Industry Software

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announced that it has acquired eVision Industry Software BV, a global provider of industrial operational risk management software. eVision offers innovative solutions that improve the way the oil, gas and petrochemical industries operate on a global scale.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
target: eVision Industry Software
eVision Industry Software is a global leader in industrial operational risk management (IORM) software and offers innovative solutions that improve the way the oil, gas and petrochemical industries operate on a global scale.
price ($mm)
$145
rev ($mm)
$25
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EV / rev
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announced 3/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Health, will acquire Firecracker, Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire Firecracker, an adaptive learning, assessment, and study-planning solution used by more than 20 percent of U.S. medical students.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of trusted clinical technology and evidence-based solutions that support clinicians, patients, researchers and students with advanced clinical decision support, learning and research and clinical intelligence. "
target: Firecracker, Inc.
Founded in 2009, Firecracker uses a technology- and data-driven approach to improve medical student learning in preparation for high stakes exams, including the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE).
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closed 3/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired Provation Medical, Inc.

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a leading private investment firm, announced that it has acquired Provation Medical, Inc., a leading software solution provider for intelligent procedure documentation, from Wolters Kluwer.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Provation Medical, Inc.
ProVation Medical is the U.S. market-leader in gastroenterology procedure documentation software and is also a major supplier of order sets to hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers.
price ($mm)
$181
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

Karnov Group AB, will purchase Swedish Assets from Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory has agreed to sell certain Swedish publishing and trade services assets to Karnov Group. The Swedish assets to be sold include legal and regulatory information, in print and digital formats, as well as printing and distribution services.
buyer parent: Rothschild
buyer: Karnov Group AB (OM:KAR:$92.68)
The Karnov Group serves leading legal, tax and accounting professionals in Sweden and Denmark with online research solutions, continued legal education, and decision support tools for improved client advisory, and continuously invests in new technology. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
The Swedish assets to be sold include legal and regulatory information, in print and digital formats, as well as printing and distribution services. Wolters Kluwer N.V. is a global leader in information services and solutions.
price ($mm)
$80
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/1/2017 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer NV, acquired Adsolut

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announces that it has signed and completed the acquisition of Adsolut, a fast-growing provider of collaborative tax and accounting solutions for tax advisors and their clients in Belgium. The company offers an integrated, modular software suite, that enables online collaboration between accountants and their clients.
buyer: Wolters Kluwer NV (ENXTAM:WKL:$5,592.95)
Wolters Kluwer is a leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax & accounting, finance, risk & compliance, and legal sectors. They help customers make critical decisions by providing solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized tech and services."
target: Adsolut
Founded in 2007, Adsolut offers an integrated, modular software suite, that enables online collaboration between accountants and their small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) clients.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Peninsula Business Services Group, will purchase Certain UK Publishing Assets from Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announces that it has reached agreement on the divestment of certain UK information and publishing assets to the Peninsula Business Services Group. The assets include information services for HR, health & safety, and compliance professionals and online and print publications for accountants and tax consultants.
buyer: Peninsula Business Services Group
The Peninsula Business Services Group is a leading U.K. provider of employment law, HR, health & safety and tax consultancy services. Since 1983 Peninsula has been providing professional services to small businesses across the UK. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer. Some of their UK Publishing Assets include information services for HR, health & safety, and compliance professionals and online and print publications for accountants and tax consultants.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
$317
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/4/2016 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Health, will acquire Emmi Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health, a global provider of healthcare information and point of care solutions, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Emmi Solutions, one of the leading U.S. providers of patient engagement solutions. Emmi is a leading provider of comprehensive and interactive patient engagement solutions.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Health
A division of Wolters Kluwer N.V., Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry. "
target: Emmi Solutions, LLC
Emmi Solutions is the pioneer of outcomes-driven patient engagement. Emmi offers a complete solution that engages patients and has repeatedly shown that it can improve clinical and financial outcomes.
price ($mm)
$170
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Reynolds & Reynolds, will purchase indirect loan origination solutions from Wolters Kluwer NV

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer signed an agreement to sell its indirect loan origination solutions, including their AppOne software, Risk Mitigation Services and Bankers Systems Indirect lending compliance documents to Reynolds and Reynolds, a leading provider of software, compliance forms and services to U.S. automotive dealers and lenders.
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
Reynolds and Reynolds is a leading provider of automobile dealership software, documents, and services to help dealerships deliver better business results and transform the customer experience. "
seller: Wolters Kluwer NV (ENXTAM:WKL:$5,592.95)
The indirect loan origination solutions include AppOne, Risk Mitigation Services and Bankers Systems Indirect lending compliance documents. AppOne® workflow platform streamlines and automates the traditional tasks of processing an indirect loan application.
price ($mm)
$36
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, acquired Enablon

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announces that it has completed the acquisition of compliance software provider Enablon. Enablon is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety and sustainability and operational risk management software and SaaS solutions, serving major corporations worldwide across a range of industries.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
target: Enablon
Enablon is the world’s leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Operational Risk Management Software. More than 1,000 global companies and 1 million users rely on Enablon solutions to manage their environmental and social performance, minimize risks and improve profitability.
price ($mm)
$279
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Health, acquired PrepU

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health, a provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced that it has acquired the adaptive learning technology that powers the PrepU quizzing tool for nursing and medical education. PrepU streamlines the study and learning process through customized adaptive learning experiences.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: PrepU
PrepU streamlines the study and learning process through customized adaptive learning experiences. The company offers test prep for college biology, nursing, and medical concentrations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 2/25/2011 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters, acquired Legal Publishing Group

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has announced that it has acquired Legal Publishing Group operations in Argentina and Chile from Palmfund Management. Legal Publishing Group publishes legal, tax and accounting information.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target parent: Palmfund Management, LLC
target: Legal Publishing Group
Legal Publishing Group develops and publishes high-quality content in legal, regulatory, tax, labor and foreign trade matters. The business serves the needs of more than 90 universities, and offers solutions to accounting professionals and more than 200 governmental departments.
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announced 6/30/2010 via Capital IQ

European Professional Publishing Group GmbH, will acquire Reed Business Information GmbH

synopsis: The specialty publishing group European Professional Publishing Group has acquired the German specialty publisher Reed Business Information GmbH. Reed Business provides a broad offering of specialty journals, specialty books, services and online products for architects in over 70 countries and four languages.
buyer: European Professional Publishing Group GmbH
The European Professional Publishing Group (EPPG) is a Munich-based publishing group for medium-size publishers in the field of specialty information and specialty interests. Group companies grow and develop organically as well as through additional investment and acquisitions. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Reed Business Information GmbH
Reed Business Information GmbH provides a broad offering of specialty journals, specialty books, services and online products for architects in over 70 countries and four languages under the DETAIL brand.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2006 via Company Press Release

Summit Business Media, LLC, acquired Pfingsten Publishing LLC

synopsis: William F. Reilly and Wind Point Partners, a private equity firm, announced today the formation of Summit Business Media, which simultaneously acquired Pfingsten Publishing and Highline Media. Mr. Reilly will be Chairman and CEO of Summit.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Summit Business Media, LLC
Summit Business Media, LLC is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group, The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group. "
target parent: Pfingsten Partners, L.P.
target: Pfingsten Publishing LLC
Pfingsten Publishing L.L.C. is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group; The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2006 via Company Press Release

Summit Business Media, LLC, acquired Highline Media, LLC

synopsis: William F. Reilly and Wind Point Partners, a private equity firm, announced today the formation of Summit Business Media, which simultaneously acquired Pfingsten Publishing and Highline Media. Mr. Reilly will be Chairman and CEO of Summit.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Summit Business Media, LLC
Summit Business Media, LLC is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group, The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Highline Media, LLC
Highline Media LLC was formed to acquire The National Underwriter Company, the leading publisher and reference provider to the insurance and financial industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2007 via BusinessWire

Prism Business Media, acquired Penton Media, Inc.

synopsis: MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co., LP announced the completion of the purchase of Penton Media, Inc. and the simultaneous acquisition by MidOcean of 50% of the combined businesses of Prism Business Media Holdings, Inc. and Penton Media, Inc. Wasserstein, along with its coinvestors, continues to own 50% of the combined company.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Prism Business Media
Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the U.S. The company's market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 Web sites, 96 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. "
target parent: ABRY Partners
target: Penton Media, Inc.
Penton Media, Inc., a diversified business-to-business media company, produces market-focused magazines, trade shows, conferences, and online media and provides a broad range of custom media and direct marketing solutions for business-to-business customers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$530
rev ($mm)
$198
EBITDA ($mm)
$42
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 8/24/2006 via Company Press Release

Database Ready, LLC, acquired Edwards Disaster Recovery Directory

synopsis: Database Ready, LLC, a provider of services and software that are used by financial, database, directory and other publishers, has acquired Edwards Information, LLC, publisher of the Edwards Disaster Recovery Directory.
buyer: Database Ready, LLC
Database Ready consists of three distinct business operations:software distribution services (it helps software companies sell their software); directory publishing; and database and content management services. "
target: Edwards Disaster Recovery Directory
A man with money who made his millions buying and selling radio stations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/23/2006 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 6 buyers acquired VNU nv

synopsis: Valcon, the consortium of private equity firms that for months has been trying to buy Anglo-Dutch media giant VNU for $9.7 billion, last weekend declared victory. The consortium said shareholders representing nearly 79% of VNU’s stock have tendered their stake.
buyer: AlpInvest Partners N.V.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Co.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$14,638.28)
buyer: The Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
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: VNU nv (NLSN:$6,311.00)
The Nielsen Company is world’s leading provider of marketing information, audience measurement, and business media products and services. Nielsen provides clients with the most complete view of their consumers and their markets.
price ($mm)
$11,594
rev ($mm)
$4,479
EBITDA ($mm)
$835
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
13.9x
closed 3/6/2006 via PR Newswire

The CAPS Group, purchased educational product development, catalog, publication and New York-based advertising pre-media opera from Schawk, Inc.

synopsis: The CAPS Group, a premier provider of graphic arts services to corporations, advertising agencies and design firms, has acquired the educational product development, catalog, publication and New York-based advertising pre-media operations of Schawk, Inc.
buyer: The CAPS Group
The CAPS Group is one of the largest independent graphic arts services providers in the United States. Its clients include Fortune 500 corporations, leading mid-market companies, nationally recognized publishers and large advertising agencies. The company is headquartered in Chicago. "
seller: Schawk, Inc. (SGK:$442.64)
Schawk, Inc. specialize in two markets: packaging and advertising. Many of the world’s biggest consumer products companies, advertising agencies and printers rely on us every day for innovative brand imaging solutions that help them achieve strategic business goals.
price ($mm)
$29
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/3/2003 via

synopsis: Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ), publisher of the world's most vital business and financial news, announced today it has acquired Technologic Partners, a closely held publications and events firm for the venture capital and technology industries.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. "
target:
price ($mm)
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closed 3/25/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Questex, LLC, purchased Digital Signage Expo from ExpoNation, LLC

synopsis: Questex, the leading information and events company, has acquired the rights to the live and digital assets of Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest digital signage and interactive technologies event. DSE brings together ideas and industry innovators, leading brands and strategic partners, business and solutions providers.
buyer parent: MidOcean Partners
buyer: Questex, LLC
Questex is the leading information and events company focused on the experience economy. Questex drives business forward through a rich engagement platform centered on leading events and surrounded by data insights and digital communities. "
seller: ExpoNation, LLC
Digital Signage Expo (DSE) is the world’s largest digital signage and interactive technologies event. DSE brings together ideas and industry innovators, leading brands and strategic partners, business and solutions providers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Transom Capital Group, acquired BridgeTower Media

synopsis: Transom Capital Group, a leading operations-focused middle market private equity firm, announced it has acquired BridgeTower Media, a leading provider of B2B information, research, events, and marketing solutions across more than 25 U.S. markets and industries.
buyer: Transom Capital Group
Transom is an operations-focused private equity firm in the middle market with more than $500M in assets under management. The firm's methodology and industry expertise create improved operational efficiency, significant top-line growth, and distinctive outcomes. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: BridgeTower Media
BridgeTower Media is a leading provider of business information, events and marketing services for the legal, financial, construction and government sectors in more than 20 local and regional markets across the United States.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Vision Integrated Graphics, acquired DX Marketing

synopsis: Vision Integrated Graphics Group LLC has acquired DX Marketing LLC (DXM), a people-based marketing agency that provides marketers access to enterprise-level data and analytics, allowing them to make informed investments that deliver strong ROI. DXM will enhance Vision’s omnichannel marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Vision Integrated Graphics
Vision is a provider of data-driven, omnichannel marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement. Its end-to-end automated marketing campaigns rely on data-analytics, creative services and multi-channel execution to drive higher response rates and lower customer acquisition costs."
target parent: Roark Capital Group
target: DX Marketing
DX Marketing is an insights company that leverages unique consumer knowledge to inform business strategy and provide a quantifiable ROI on marketing spend. DXM clients get affordable access to platforms offering the most data available on individual customers and their digital behavior.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2020 via PR Newswire

STEMconnector merged with Pod Network LLC,

synopsis: Pod Network LLC, an award-winning social networking app, has merged with STEMconnector, the nation's largest research-driven professional services company dedicated to developing a diverse, STEM-ready workforce.
buyer: Pod Network LLC
Pod is a social networking platform designed to provide discovery and community building capability in a fast and easy manner. Based on the significance of interests and proximity, Pod serves to help people build and maintain rich networks. "
target: STEMconnector
STEMconnector is the leading corporation connecting all aspects of the STEM community from K-12 to global corporations. STEMconnector provides corporate, postsecondary, K-12, nonprofit, and government members with enterprise-wide support to develop, execute, and scale their STEM talent strategies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paragon Partners GmbH, acquired Weka Firmengruppe GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: Paragon Partners, one of the leading independent private equity firms in Europe, acquired all shares of the WEKA Group, a leading provider of specialist information, software, further education & services for the DACH region and France.
buyer: Paragon Partners GmbH
Paragon Partners is an independent private equity company. The firm invests in mid-sized companies with a proven and sustainable business model. Its investments are primarily in the German speaking region but its perspective is international. "
target: Weka Firmengruppe GmbH & Co. KG
The WEKA Group is an international specialist publishing company for administration and industry. WEKA is one of the Top 50 largest publishing houses in the world. The Group is based in Kissing, Germany and consists of 25 media companies in four European countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$280
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/7/2020 via PR Newswire

PlaceIQ, acquired FreckleIOT

synopsis: PlaceIQ Inc., the leading data and technology provider that powers critical business and marketing decisions with location data, analytics, and insights, announced it has acquired FreckleIOT, a business specializing in location data and foot traffic measurement from Freckle, LTD.
buyer: PlaceIQ
PlaceIQ is a provider of Next Generation Location Intelligence. Extracting meaning and context from the huge explosion of new location data being created, PlaceIQ enables a detailed and dynamic understanding of a place or location like never before. "
target: FreckleIOT
Freckle is a global data company specializing in media measurement and identity. The Freckle offline media measurement solution determines the effectiveness of media across all channels in driving customers into a physical location. They are based in New York and Toronto.
price ($mm)
$3.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2020 via Forbes

Growth Catalyst Partners, acquired Government Executive Media Group

synopsis: Growth Catalyst Partners, a lower-middle market private equity firm, is acquiring a controlling stake in Government Executive Media Group, government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies.
buyer: Growth Catalyst Partners
Growth Catalyst Partners ("GCP") is a lower-middle market private equity firm focused on information, marketing and tech-enabled services businesses. GCP’s strategy involves targeting growth segments of industries and identifying market leading companies with breakout potential. "
target parent: Atlantic Media Company
target: Government Executive Media Group
Government Executive is government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies. Their readers are the high-ranking civilian and military officials who are responsible for defending the nation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/6/2019 via PR Newswire

S&P Global Market Intelligence, acquired The 451 Group

synopsis: NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets, announced today that it has acquired 451 Research, LLC, a privately-held research and advisory firm that provides intelligence, expertise and data covering high-growt
buyer parent: S&P Global
buyer: S&P Global Market Intelligence
S&P Global Market Intelligence provides data, essential insights, and powerful analytics to help navigate the financial markets. S&P Global Market Intelligence integrates financial and industry data, research, and news into tools that help clients make informed business and financial decisions. "
target: The 451 Group
The 451 Group owns and operates 451 Research, a leading technology-industry syndicated research and data firm focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation. It also owns Uptime Institute, an independent provider of thought leadership, certification, education, and professional services.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
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announced 11/26/2019 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire First Advantage Corporation

synopsis: Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing, will acquire First Advantage, a global technology and information services leader in background check and drug screening solutions. First Advantage's services include background screening (criminal, education, employment), driver compliance, drug testing, and fingerprinting.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with over $43 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and operating professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London and Hong Kong. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage provides comprehensive background screening, identity, and information solutions that give employers and housing providers access to actionable information that results in faster, more accurate people decisions.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Ryan Konikoff, acquired Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc.

synopsis: Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc. recently announced new ownership with Chief Operating Officer Ryan Konikoff acquiring the majority share. Rock The House Founder and CEO Matt Radicelli will remain at the helm of the company. Rock The House (RTH) is Cleveland’s premier interactive entertainment and production company.
buyer: Ryan Konikoff
Ryan Konikoff is the Chief Operating Officer at Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc. He specializes in Tour Managing, Cruise Ships, Music Festivals, and Audio / Visual & special event design. "
target: Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc.
Rock The House (RTH) is Cleveland’s premier interactive entertainment and production company. RTH provides world-class event lighting, A/V production services, videography, DJs, photo booths, and more for Corporate Events, Meetings and Conferences, Weddings and just about any other type of event.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Northstar Travel Group, LLC, acquired Buying Business Travel Media

synopsis: Northstar Travel Group, the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry, acquired Buying Business Travel, the leading business-to-business brand in the UK serving the corporate travel industry with online media, events, and a magazine brand.
buyer parent: EagleTree Capital
buyer: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, and travel technology. "
target parent: Panacea Media
target: Buying Business Travel Media
Buying Business Travel is the UK’s leading publication for travel and meetings buyers and arrangers. It has a highly targeted circulation of over 18,000, with more than 41,000 readers, who are responsible for over £18 billion annual corporate travel and meetings spend.
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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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Avalara
Avalara
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes get tax compliance right. Avalara delivers cloud-based compliance solutions for various transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other indirect tax types.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$500.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($38.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($59.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3351
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Ticker: LSE:SGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Sage Group plc.
The Sage Group plc.
Sage is the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of entrepreneurs and business builders. Sage helps drive business builders with the most intelligent and flexible cloud-enabled software, support and advice to manage everything.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,653.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$773.75
EBIT ($mm)
$723.56
Net Income ($mm)
$432.18
Employees
11647
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Ticker: ASX:XRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
2020
rev ($mm)
$564.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$65.72
EBIT ($mm)
$55.99
Net Income ($mm)
$26.10
Employees
3220
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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)
$5.93
Employees
118
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Bill.com
Bill.com is a leading provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes, and automates back-office financial processes for small and mid-sized businesses. Bill.com's AI-enabled financial software platform provides an intelligent way to create and pay bills, send invoices, and get paid.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$202.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($49.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($53.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
618
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Ticker: MNDO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MIND CTI
MIND CTI
MIND is a leading provider of convergent real-time end-to-end billing, unified communication call accounting and analytics solutions for organizations and large multinational corporates. MIND customizes application delivery to enable customers to choose the best model that fits their needs.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.41
EBIT ($mm)
$5.32
Net Income ($mm)
$5.35
Employees
229
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Ticker: TSXV:ILA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iLOOKABOUT
iLOOKABOUT
iLOOKABOUT is a software, data analytics and visual intelligence company focused on real property. The Company primarily serves the property assessment, property taxation, municipal, insurance, and appraisal sectors, both public and private, in North America.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$24.68
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.08)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
45
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Fineos
Fineos
Ireland-based FINEOS is a market leader in core systems for life, accident, and health insurance carriers globally. The FINEOS Platform, powered by Amazon Web Services, provides customers full end to end core administration for group, voluntary, and individual across life, accident, and health.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$121.48
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1000
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Ticker: HAXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Healthaxis, Inc.
Healthaxis, Inc.
HealthAxis Group is simultaneously the most experienced and modern SaaS-based supplier of benefit platform systems. The comprehensive suite offered by HealthAxis helps organizations address compliance, increase administrative efficiency, lower cost, and improve quality.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$16.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.27
EBIT ($mm)
($0.86)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
73
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Ticker: SVT.ASX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ServTech Global Holdings Limited
ServTech Global Holdings Limited
ServTech Global is a cloud based workflow management technology firm in Australia. ServTech Global helps businesses manage their transactions through a customized software as a service (SaaS) workflow management application and back office support service.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: MDRX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Allscripts
Allscripts
Allscripts is the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare. The company's unique solutions inform, connect and transform healthcare, delivering improved care at lower cost.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,718.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$70.02
EBIT ($mm)
($3.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9600
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Ticker: HAXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Web4
Web4
Web4 specializes in mission critical, value-based IT services and solutions, particularly in the fields of ECM, HR and collaboration technologies. Its worldwide team of consultants and developers bring deep knowledge and experience to help companies maximize ROI.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$11.90
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
310
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Ticker: LSE:REL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RELX Group plc
RELX Group plc
RELX Group is a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries. They are a company that delivers improved outcomes to professional customers across industries, helping them make better decisions, get better results and be more productive.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$9,933.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,959.22
EBIT ($mm)
$2,350.05
Net Income ($mm)
$1,710.14
Employees
33200
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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: ENXTAM:WKL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wolters Kluwer NV
Wolters Kluwer NV
Wolters Kluwer is a leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax & accounting, finance, risk & compliance, and legal sectors. They help customers make critical decisions by providing solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized tech and services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,592.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,636.69
EBIT ($mm)
$1,211.42
Net Income ($mm)
$876.06
Employees
18785
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Ticker: LSE:INF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Informa plc
Informa plc
Informa operates at the heart of the Knowledge and Information Economy. It is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business. With more than 6,500 employees globally, it has a presence in all major geographies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,312.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$387.57
EBIT ($mm)
($42.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11000
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Lombardi Media Corporation
Lombardi Media Corporation is a publishing and direct marketing company. The Corporation publishes consumer newsletters, books and information databases in print and on-line format for approximately 250,000 customers.
year
2001
rev ($mm)
$16.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.00
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:JW.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wiley
Wiley
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice and education. Wiley provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,864.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$311.04
EBIT ($mm)
$214.32
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6900
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Ticker: CSGP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CoStar Group
CoStar Group
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,659.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$406.15
EBIT ($mm)
$289.20
Net Income ($mm)
$227.13
Employees
4752
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Ticker: FORR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Forrester Research Inc.
Forrester Research Inc.
Forrester Research is an independent research company that provides pragmatic and forward-thinking advice to global leaders in business and technology. It works with professionals in 19 key roles at major companies providing proprietary research, customer insight, consulting, events, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$349.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$31.34
EBIT ($mm)
$22.44
Net Income ($mm)
$12.10
Employees
1418
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Ticker: BIT:FM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fiera Milano International SPA
Fiera Milano International SPA
Fiera Milano is the leading exhibition group in Italy. Fiera Milano is the ideal partner for promotion, development and internationalisation due to their excellence in professional exhibitions, as well as its success in the foremost international conference management.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$268.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.79
EBIT ($mm)
$21.51
Net Income ($mm)
$16.43
Employees
698
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Ticker: BIT:IEG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italian Exhibition Group
Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is the Italian leader in the organization of trade expos and one of the main players in Europe in the expo and conference sector, with its venues in Rimini and Vicenza. The group organizes events for food & beverage, jewelry & fashion, tourism, hospitality, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$202.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.23
EBIT ($mm)
$25.26
Net Income ($mm)
$13.76
Employees
307
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Ticker: SWX:MCHN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MCH Group AG
MCH Group AG
The MCH Group is a leading international live-marketing group of companies with a comprehensive network of services in the entire exhibition and event market. They provide first-class marketing platforms in the form of internationally and nationally leading exhibitions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$181.86
EBITDA ($mm)
($29.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($73.66)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
648
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Ticker: EB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eventbrite
Eventbrite
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$162.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($189.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($204.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1126
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Ticker: RBCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RBC Holding
RBC is one of Russia's largest and most dynamic media companies. It operates in the Internet, television and print media segments. RBC occupies a leading position on the business information market in Russia and the CIS, and is expanding its presence in the area of general interest Internet.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$144.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.98
EBIT ($mm)
$3.38
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: LSE:ITE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ITE Group, Plc.
ITE Group, Plc.
ITE Group plc is one of the world’s leading organisers of international trade exhibitions and conferences and specialise in producing events in growing and developing markets. ITE Group organises around 240 exhibitions and conferences each year.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$144.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($51.87)
EBIT ($mm)
($94.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
948
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Glacier Media, Inc.
Glacier Media, Inc.
Glacier provides news, data and analysis in a range of business sectors, including Agriculture, Energy, Mining, Real Estate and Environmental Risk. It owns roughly 160 community newspapers, magazines and websites including The Times Colonist in Victoria, and Prince George Citizen.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$141.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.85
EBIT ($mm)
($0.92)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.49
Employees
1751
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