Like Chesapeake Corporation

closed 7/3/2013 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, acquired Chesapeake Corporation

synopsis: The Carlyle Group announced the acquisition of Chesapeake. Chesapeake is a leading international supplier of consumer packaging. The business, focused on quality and innovation, supplies paperboard products to the pharmaceutical and premium consumer goods markets. The company produces a full range of folding cartons, leaflets and labels.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. "
target parent: Irving Place Capital
target: Chesapeake Corporation (CSKEQ:$1,059.60)
Chesapeake Corporation is a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging with headquarters in Richmond, Va. The company is one of Europe's premier suppliers of folding cartons, leaflets and labels, as well as plastic packaging for niche markets.
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closed 10/6/2020 via BusinessWire

CORE Industrial Partners, acquired TCG Legacy

synopsis: CORE Industrial Partners LLC, a Chicago-based private equity firm, has acquired TCG Legacy, Inc., a leading marketing solutions provider, specializing in printing and packaging services for pharmaceutical, consumer products, technology, and higher education companies and institutions.
buyer: CORE Industrial Partners
CORE Industrial is a private equity firm investing in North American lower middle-market industrial technology and manufacturing businesses. Through its capital, insight, and operational expertise, CORE partners with management teams and strives to build best-in-class companies with lasting results."
target: TCG Legacy
TCG Legacy is a full-service marketing solutions provider offering a broad range of cross-media marketing, graphics, printing, and packaging services. The company primarily serves the pharmaceutical and higher education end markets.
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closed 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Resource Label Group, LLC, acquired Axiom Label & Packaging

synopsis: Resource Label Group, LLC, a full-service provider of pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC technology for the packaging industry, announced it has acquired Los Angeles-based Axiom Label & Packaging, a leading innovator and supplier of label and packaging solutions to California businesses and national brands.
buyer parent: First Atlantic Capital Ltd.
buyer: Resource Label Group, LLC
Resource Label Group, LLC is a leading pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC manufacturer with diverse product offerings for the food, beverage, chemical, household products, personal care, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, medical device, and technology industries. "
target: Axiom Label & Packaging
Axiom is a leading innovator and supplier of label and packaging solutions to California businesses and national brands. Axiom offers pressure sensitive, shrink sleeve, extended content and flexible packaging solutions that serve customers across a broad spectrum of industries.
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closed 11/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

DPS les indés, acquired Groupe DBG

synopsis: DPS les indés, one of the leading independent French consulting agencies specializing in Communications, Advertising, Digital and CRM, has acquired majority stake in Groupe DBG SAS, a company that engages in providing communication and marketing services in France.
buyer: DPS les indés
DPS les indés is one of the leading independent French consulting agencies specializing in Communications, Advertising, Digital and CRM. They were founded in 1977 and are based in Paris, France. "
target: Groupe DBG
Groupe DBG SAS engages in providing communication and marketing services. They operate under three divisions, Pictural, which specializes in pharmaceutical and veterinary packaging, Lovenly, a communications agency and WProduction, a video and photo production studio. They are based in Lyon, France.
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closed 5/27/2014 via PR Newswire

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, acquired Benson Group

synopsis: Graphic Packaging Holding Company, a leading provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage and other consumer products companies, announced that that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the business of Benson Group, a leading food and healthcare packaging company based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK:$6,093.40)
Graphic Packaging Holding Company, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies. "
target: Benson Group
Benson Group is a leading food and healthcare packaging company based in the U.K. The Benson Group operates four folding carton facilities in the U.K. that convert approximately 80,000 tons of paperboard annually.
price ($mm)
$165
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$200
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$25
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0.8x
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6.6x
closed 2/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Chesapeake Corporation merged with Multi Packaging Solutions,

synopsis: The merger of Multi Packaging Solutions, a leading print and packaging company, and Chesapeake, a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging, has been formally completed.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: Multi Packaging Solutions
Multi Packaging Solutions ("MPS") is a leading print and packaging company with sales in excess of $375 million. MPS offers an array of print and packaging for the cosmetic, healthcare, horticultural, media, and value added consumer markets. MPS has 11 production facilities throughout the US. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Chesapeake Corporation (CSKEQ:$1,059.60)
Chesapeake Corporation is a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging with headquarters in Richmond, Va. The company is one of Europe's premier suppliers of folding cartons, leaflets and labels, as well as plastic packaging for niche markets.
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closed 8/19/2013 via BusinessWire

Madison Dearborn Partners, acquired Multi Packaging Solutions

synopsis: Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc. (“MPS”), a leading supplier of print-based specialty packaging, announced that investment funds affiliated with Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, together with MPS management completed their previously announced acquisition of MPS from Irving Place Capital.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP) is a private equity investment firm. Madison Dearborn Partners invests in businesses across a broad spectrum of industries, including basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services, and health care. "
target parent: Irving Place Capital
target: Multi Packaging Solutions
Multi Packaging Solutions ("MPS") is a leading print and packaging company with sales in excess of $375 million. MPS offers an array of print and packaging for the cosmetic, healthcare, horticultural, media, and value added consumer markets. MPS has 11 production facilities throughout the US.
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announced 3/19/2013 via Market Wire

Filtrona plc, will acquire Contego Healthcare Limited

synopsis: Platinum Equity announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Contego Healthcare Limited to Filtrona plc. Contego Healthcare, one of Europe's leading and most technically advanced packaging manufacturers, makes cartons, leaflets, self-adhesive labels, and printed foils for blister packs for the pharmaceutical and healthcare markets.
buyer: Filtrona plc (FLRAF:$1,003.33)
Filtrona plc is an international supplier of specialty plastic, fiber and foam products. These include: Protection & Finishing Products, which is a supplier of protection and finishing products, manufacturing and distributing plastic injection-moulded, vinyl dip-molded, and metal items; and more. "
target parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
target: Contego Healthcare Limited
Contego Healthcare is a pan-European specialist business, providing an unrivalled range of innovative packaging solutions to meet the rapidly changing requirements of the pharmaceutical and healthcare markets - for today and tomorrow.
price ($mm)
$242
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$167
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1.4x
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closed 1/2/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Menasha Packaging Company, acquired Rand Diversified

synopsis: Menasha Packaging Company announced that it has acquired Rand Diversified of Edison, N.J. The acquisition of Rand Diversified strengthens the geographic coverage with the addition of East Coast fulfillment and contract packaging.
buyer parent: Menasha Corporation
buyer: Menasha Packaging Company
Menasha Packaging Company is a leading provider of graphic consumer packaging, merchandising solutions, corrugated packaging, food packaging, shipping containers and material handling solutions and is home of the Retail Integration Group. "
target: Rand Diversified
Rand Diversified provides contract packaging and fulfillment services. Rand's focus is on the design, procurement and packaging/fulfillment of temporary, permanent and mixed-media displays and contract packaging for over-the-counter pharmaceuticals and consumer packaged goods companies.
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closed 5/4/2009 via PE Hub

Irving Place Capital, Oaktree Capital Management, LLC, acquired Chesapeake Corporation

synopsis: Irving Place Capital and Oaktree Capital Management have completed their acquisition of Richmond, Va.-based Chesapeake Corp. Chesapeake manufactures value-added specialty paperboard packaging, including folding cartons, leaflets and labels for the pharmaceutical, confectionery and drinks markets worldwide.
buyer: Oaktree Capital Management, LLC (:$1,315.17)
buyer: Irving Place Capital
Irving Place Capital is a private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and growth capital investments. Oaktree Capital Management provides highly professional management with a primary emphasis on risk control in a limited number of sophisticated investment specialties "
target: Chesapeake Corporation (CSKEQ:$1,059.60)
Chesapeake Corporation is a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging with headquarters in Richmond, Va. The company is one of Europe's premier suppliers of folding cartons, leaflets and labels, as well as plastic packaging for niche markets.
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closed 12/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Resource Label Group, LLC, acquired Labels West

synopsis: Resource Label Group, a full-service provider of pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC technology for the packaging industry, has acquired Seattle-based Labels West, a company that offers a diverse portfolio of capabilities including flexographic and digital printing, extended content, tamper evident and promotional label solutions.
buyer parent: First Atlantic Capital Ltd.
buyer: Resource Label Group, LLC
Resource Label Group, LLC is a leading pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC manufacturer with diverse product offerings for the food, beverage, chemical, household products, personal care, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, medical device, and technology industries. "
target: Labels West
Founded in 1978, Labels West offers a diverse portfolio of capabilities including flexographic and digital printing, extended content, tamper evident and promotional label solutions.
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closed 10/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Resource Label Group, LLC, acquired McDowell Label

synopsis: Resource Label Group, LLC, a full-service provider of pressure sensitive labels, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC technology for the packaging industry, has acquired Dallas, Texas-based McDowell Label, a company that provides innovative brand packaging solutions for many of the top-selling, name-brand CPG companies.
buyer parent: First Atlantic Capital Ltd.
buyer: Resource Label Group, LLC
Resource Label Group, LLC is a leading pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC manufacturer with diverse product offerings for the food, beverage, chemical, household products, personal care, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, medical device, and technology industries. "
target: McDowell Label
McDowell Label provides innovative brand packaging solutions for many of the top-selling, name-brand CPG companies. Their specialties include manufacturing graphic-intensive, brand identity through Heat Shrink Sleeves, Labels, and Flexible Packaging.
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closed 3/5/2020 via BusinessWire

LUX Global Label, acquired Labelworx

synopsis: LUX Global Label, the packaging partner of choice for some of the world’s most respected pharmaceutical, over-the-counter and consumer packaged goods companies, has announced the acquisition of Labelworx, a leader in digital label and packaging and partner to some of the world’s most respected brands.
buyer parent: Resilience Capital Partners LLC
buyer: LUX Global Label
LUX Global Label is the packaging partner of choice for some of the world’s most respected pharmaceutical, over-the-counter and consumer packaged goods companies. "
target: Labelworx
Labelworx is a leader in digital label and packaging and partner to some of the world’s most respected brands. They are a pacesetter in digital labeling and known for its expertise in prime-pressure-sensitive, shrink sleeves and flexible packaging.
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closed 4/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Identification Multi Solutions Inc., acquired Bertek Systems Inc.

synopsis: IMS (Identification Multi Solutions Inc.), a leading provider of packaging identification solutions, has acquired Bertek Systems Inc. a specialty labels and printing company with significant digital expertise. Bertek specializes in the production of Pressure Sensitive Labels, and Plastic or Paper Cards for a wide range of industries and markets.
buyer: Identification Multi Solutions Inc.
IMS (Identification Multi Solutions) meets all their clients needs when it comes to labels, barcode scanners, label printers, print and apply label applicators and labelling software. IMS allows their client to optimize their packaging line, and to track all their products precisely. "
target: Bertek Systems Inc.
Bertek Systems is a leader in printing – producing cost effective label and card solutions ranging from unique to fundamental. They specialize in the production of Pressure Sensitive Labels, and Plastic or Paper Cards that meet the needs of a wide range of industries, applications, and markets.
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closed 1/3/2013 via PR Newswire

Burrows Paper Corporation, acquired Innopak Heshan

synopsis: Burrows Paper Corporation completed the acquisition of the remaining 75 percent equity interest in Innopak Hong Kong Limited (the investment company that owns 100 percent of Innopak Heshan) from Innopak Holdings Limited. The move expands Burrows' ability to provide global customers with worldwide access to premium packaging for their products.
buyer: Burrows Paper Corporation
Burrows Paper Corporation is a worldwide supplier of light weight specialty paper and packaging solutions. The company incorporates nearly 100 years of papermaking experience into its food packaging line of products and specializes in innovative applications of light weight paper. "
target parent: Innopak Holdings Limited
target: Innopak Heshan
Heshan Innopak Co., Limited is a specialist converter of paper and board based packaging products. Innopak design, produce and distribute paper and board packaging for Quick Service Restaurants, Bakery, Café, Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, etc.
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closed 1/2/2013 via PE Hub

Sun European Partners, LLP, acquired Paragon Print & Packaging

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe Limited announced the successful sale of its investment in Paragon Print & Packaging Limited, alongside its co-investor LDC, to an affiliate of Sun European Partners. Paragon is the UK’s leading manufacturer of responsible packaging for the retail food and non-food industry.
buyer parent: Sun Capital Partners
buyer: Sun European Partners, LLP
Sun European Partners, LLP is the European adviser to Sun Capital Partners, Inc., that focuses on leveraged buyouts, equity, debt, and other investments in market leading companies throughout Europe that can benefit from its in-house operating professionals and experience. "
target parent: Equistone Partners Europe
target: Paragon Print & Packaging
The Paragon Print and Packaging Group is the UK leader in manufacturing responsible packaging products for fresh and chilled Food, Ambient food, Beverage, Personal Care, Household and Healthcare retail market sectors.
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closed 12/28/2012 via Company Press Release

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, purchased Food Cartons Business from Contego Packaging Holdings, Ltd.

synopsis: Contego Packaging Group has finalized details of the sale of its food and beverage Cartons business to Graphic Packaging Holding Company. The food and beverage Cartons business in the UK, the Netherlands and Ireland involves Contego Packaging Group’s sites at Leeds, Gillingham, Hoogerheide, and Portlaoise.
buyer: Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK:$6,093.40)
Graphic Packaging Holding Company, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies. "
seller parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
seller: Contego Packaging Holdings, Ltd.
The food and beverage Cartons business in the UK, the Netherlands and Ireland involves Contego Packaging Group’s sites at Leeds, Gillingham, Hoogerheide, and Portlaoise.
price ($mm)[EV]
$114 [$130]
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$270
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$20
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6.6x
closed 1/6/2020 via PR Newswire

Teledyne LeCroy, Inc., acquired OakGate Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Teledyne LeCroy, Inc., a leading manufacturer of of test equipment, has acquired OakGate Technology, Inc., a provider of test, validation and benchmarking products for the storage industry. OakGate's validation platform provides a complete solution from software to hardware to validate a variety of devices under test (DUTs).
buyer parent: Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
buyer: Teledyne LeCroy, Inc.
Teledyne LeCroy is a leading manufacturer of of test equipment. Teledyne LeCroy provides oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers and related test and measurement solutions that enable companies across a wide range of industries to design and test electronic devices of all types. "
target: OakGate Technology, Inc.
OakGate Technology is a provider of test, validation and benchmarking products for the storage industry. OakGate's validation platform provides a complete solution from software to hardware to validate a variety of devices under test (DUTs), including PCIe edge cards, NVMe SSDs, and SAS/SATA SSDs.
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closed 2/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Chesapeake Corporation merged with Multi Packaging Solutions,

synopsis: The merger of Multi Packaging Solutions, a leading print and packaging company, and Chesapeake, a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging, has been formally completed.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: Multi Packaging Solutions
Multi Packaging Solutions ("MPS") is a leading print and packaging company with sales in excess of $375 million. MPS offers an array of print and packaging for the cosmetic, healthcare, horticultural, media, and value added consumer markets. MPS has 11 production facilities throughout the US. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Chesapeake Corporation (CSKEQ:$1,059.60)
Chesapeake Corporation is a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging with headquarters in Richmond, Va. The company is one of Europe's premier suppliers of folding cartons, leaflets and labels, as well as plastic packaging for niche markets.
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closed 7/3/2013 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, acquired Chesapeake Corporation

synopsis: The Carlyle Group announced the acquisition of Chesapeake. Chesapeake is a leading international supplier of consumer packaging. The business, focused on quality and innovation, supplies paperboard products to the pharmaceutical and premium consumer goods markets. The company produces a full range of folding cartons, leaflets and labels.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. "
target parent: Irving Place Capital
target: Chesapeake Corporation (CSKEQ:$1,059.60)
Chesapeake Corporation is a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging with headquarters in Richmond, Va. The company is one of Europe's premier suppliers of folding cartons, leaflets and labels, as well as plastic packaging for niche markets.
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closed 5/4/2009 via PE Hub

Irving Place Capital, Oaktree Capital Management, LLC, acquired Chesapeake Corporation

synopsis: Irving Place Capital and Oaktree Capital Management have completed their acquisition of Richmond, Va.-based Chesapeake Corp. Chesapeake manufactures value-added specialty paperboard packaging, including folding cartons, leaflets and labels for the pharmaceutical, confectionery and drinks markets worldwide.
buyer: Oaktree Capital Management, LLC (:$1,315.17)
buyer: Irving Place Capital
Irving Place Capital is a private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and growth capital investments. Oaktree Capital Management provides highly professional management with a primary emphasis on risk control in a limited number of sophisticated investment specialties "
target: Chesapeake Corporation (CSKEQ:$1,059.60)
Chesapeake Corporation is a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging with headquarters in Richmond, Va. The company is one of Europe's premier suppliers of folding cartons, leaflets and labels, as well as plastic packaging for niche markets.
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closed 9/13/2005 via PR Newswire

Chesapeake Corporation, acquired Arlington Press Inc.

synopsis: Chesapeake Corporation announced that it has completed its acquisition of Impaxx Pharmaceutical Packaging Group, Inc., which did business as Arlington Press. Chesapeake has purchased all of the outstanding capital stock of Arlington Press from Impaxx, Inc. for $65 million, subject to a working capital adjustment.
buyer: Chesapeake Corporation (CSKEQ:$1,059.60)
Chesapeake Corporation is a leading international supplier of value-added specialty paperboard and plastic packaging with headquarters in Richmond, Va. The company is one of Europe's premier suppliers of folding cartons, leaflets and labels, as well as plastic packaging for niche markets. Chesapeake"
target: Arlington Press Inc.
Arlington Press is the preferred cGMP supplier of high quality roll labels, package inserts, individual folding cartons and specialty products for the pharmaceutical industry. We provide a complete package from concept through finished product including product development, graphic design, electroni
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closed 5/12/2022 via PR Newswire

LiveU Ltd, acquired Easy Live Inc.

synopsis: LiveU has acquired easylive.io as part of its strategy to expand its cloud video platform. easylive.io provides a live streaming production studio in the browser, allowing users to mix any type of content into live stream videos and distribute them to the widest audience, creating innovative and interactive live experiences.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: LiveU Ltd
LiveU is shaping the future of live video, powering video production workflows and cloud services for news, sports, and other verticals. LiveU offers the highest quality, reliable and cost-effective end-to-end solutions for all types of live productions – producing more for less. "
target: Easy Live Inc.
easylive.io is a pioneer company in the live streaming market. Its all-in-one cloud based live streaming production studio allows users to combine all the tools needed to edit, mix and broadcast live streams by operating from the client's browser and in an entirely collaborative environment.
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closed 5/2/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Two Six Technologies, Inc., acquired Thresher

synopsis: Two Six Technologies (“Two Six”), a high-growth, technology-focused provider of products and expertise to U.S. national security customers, has acquired Thresher Ventures, LLC (“Thresher”), a software company with unique products that detect, analyze, and predict media manipulation by foreign governments.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Two Six Technologies, Inc.
Two Six Technologies is a high-growth technology company. The company solves technical challenges in six areas that are key to national security missions: cyber & space operations, data science, information operations, microelectronics, nextgen communications, and intelligence and decision support. "
target: Thresher
Thresher develops products that detect, analyze, and predict media manipulation from foreign governments. Its Media Manipulation Monitor (M3) combines signal-rich proprietary data, AI-powered technology, and world-class expertise to help decision makers understand the information landscape.
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announced 4/22/2022 via BusinessWire

Dept Agency, will acquire 3Q Digital

synopsis: DEPT, a global digital agency, will acquire 3Q Digital, the disruptive growth marketing agency for brands like Pandora, Skechers, Titleist, and Uniqlo. 3Q Digital’s team of 500 US-based experts will join the agency to deliver best-in-class data and engineering, creative automation, and personalization at a global scale.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Dept Agency
Amsterdam-based Dept is a pioneering technology and marketing services company that creates end-to-end digital experiences. Its team of 2,500+ digital specialists across 30+ locations on 5 continents delivers pioneering work on a global scale with a boutique culture. "
target: 3Q Digital
3Q Digital is one of the world’s largest independent digital growth marketing agencies. They offer SEM, SEO, social advertising, display, mobile advertising, analytics, and business strategy. They work with the fastest-growing B2C, B2B, ecommerce, and lead gen clients in the U.S.
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closed 4/4/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Two Six Technologies, Inc., acquired River Loop Security LLC

synopsis: Two Six Technologies, a high-growth, technology-focused provider of products and expertise to U.S. national security customers, has acquired River Loop Security LLC,, a leading provider of technical expertise in the fields of cybersecurity and embedded systems.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Two Six Technologies, Inc.
Two Six Technologies is a high-growth technology company. The company solves complex challenges in six focus areas: cyber and space operations, data science, information operations, microelectronics, nextgen communications, and intelligence and decision support. "
target: River Loop Security LLC
River Loop specializes in solving complex cybersecurity challenges in the IoT and embedded devices sectors. Through end-to-end security architecture and design, penetration testing, automated solutions, and specialized R&D, River Loop helps secure the complex connected world.
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closed 2/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., acquired Direct Health Solutions

synopsis: Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has acquired Direct Health Solutions (DHS), a leading specialist provider of employer-based telehealth solutions in Australia. DHS offers a range of specialist HR services and safety software platforms.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits, and integrated business solutions. Sedgwick provides a broad range of resources tailored to its clients' specific needs in casualty, property, marine, benefits, and other lines. "
target: Direct Health Solutions
Direct Health Solutions (DHS) is a specialist provider of employer-based telehealth solutions in Australia. DHS offers a range of specialist HR services and safety software platforms. They provide solutions for absence management, injury management, medical assessments, and HR case management.
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closed 2/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., acquired Direct Health Solutions

synopsis: Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has acquired Direct Health Solutions (DHS), a leading specialist provider of employer-based telehealth solutions in Australia. DHS offers a range of specialist HR services and safety software platforms.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits, and integrated business solutions. Sedgwick provides a broad range of resources tailored to its clients' specific needs in casualty, property, marine, benefits, and other lines. "
target: Direct Health Solutions
Direct Health Solutions (DHS) is a specialist provider of employer-based telehealth solutions in Australia. DHS offers a range of specialist HR services and safety software platforms. They provide solutions for absence management, injury management, medical assessments, and HR case management.
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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Acosta, Inc., acquired OeP

synopsis: Acosta, an integrated sales and marketing services provider, announced it has acquired OeP, a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple categories and increasing brand presence and ROI on the world's largest eCommerce platform, Amazon.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta is an integrated sales and marketing services provider that enables consumer packaged goods brands and retailers to win in the modern marketplace by delivering progressive solutions and exceptional service. "
target: OeP
OeP is a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple categories and increasing brand presence and ROI on the world's largest eCommerce platform, Amazon.
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announced 12/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Carlyle Group, will acquire Involta LLC

synopsis: Global investment firm Carlyle announced that funds managed by Carlyle have agreed to acquire Involta, a data center company focused on hybrid IT and cloud infrastructure, including data center colocation, hybrid cloud, edge, fiber, and related products.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
Carlyle is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors and portfolio companies. "
target: Involta LLC
Involta is an award-winning hybrid IT and cloud-forward consulting firm orchestrating digital transformation for the nation's leading enterprises.
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announced 12/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, will acquire Client Network Services, Inc.

synopsis: The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, has agreed to buy Client Network Services, Inc. (CNSI), a Virginia-based manager of IT systems for state and federal agencies, from Alvarez & Marsal Capital Partners.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
Carlyle is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors and portfolio companies. "
target parent: Alvarez & Marsal
target: Client Network Services, Inc.
CNSI ("Client Network Services, Inc.") delivers a broad range of health information technology enterprise solutions and customizable products to a diverse base of State and Federal agencies in the United States.
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closed 12/27/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Concentrix Corporation, acquired ProKarma Inc.

synopsis: Concentrix Corporation, a leading global provider of customer experience (CX) services and technologies, has completed its acquisition of PK, a leading global CX design engineering company.
buyer: Concentrix Corporation (:$5,587.02)
Concentrix Corporation is a leading technology-enabled global business services company specializing in customer engagement and improving business performance for some of the world’s best brands including over 95 Global Fortune 500 clients and over 90 global disruptor clients. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: ProKarma Inc.
PK is the experience engineering firm. Together with the world's most customer-obsessed companies, PK combines great design and strong tech to build pioneering experiences that accelerate outcomes for customers, partners and employees.
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$1,575
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announced 11/18/2021 via Reuters

Carlyle Group, will acquire Autoform

synopsis: U.S. buyout fund Carlyle is to acquire Swiss industrial software firm AutoForm AG from private equity firm Astorg. AutoForm, founded in 1995, provides engineering software for sheet metal forming simulation, primarily used in the automotive industry.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
Carlyle is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors and portfolio companies. "
target parent: Astorg Partners
target: Autoform
AutoForm offers software solutions for the die-making and sheet metal forming industries along the entire process chain. AutoForm is recognized as the leading provider of software for product manufacturability, tool and material cost calculation, die face design and virtual process optimization.
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closed 11/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, acquired CSS AG

synopsis: Global investment firm Carlyle announced that it has acquired a majority stake in CSS AG, a leading German business software provider with a focus on accounting, controlling and human resources (HR) software.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
Carlyle is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors and portfolio companies. "
target: CSS AG
CSS AG is a leading German business software provider with a focus on accounting, controlling and human resources (HR) software.
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closed 10/14/2021 via BusinessWire

STEMscopes, acquired Study Edge

synopsis: STEMscopes has acquired Study Edge, a leading provider of technology-rich math curriculum and tutoring. The addition of Study Edge’s innovative solutions will allow STEMscopes to expand its learner-focused technology capabilities in STEMscopes Math while also adding to its digital core and supplemental offerings.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: STEMscopes
STEMscopes is a comprehensive suite of results-oriented STEM curriculum and professional development solutions used by 6 million students and 600,000 teachers across all 50 states. "
target: Study Edge
Study Edge is a national leader in digital content delivery, providing innovative online educational resources to over 1 million students and educators across the country. Study Edge operates four core products: Math Nation, Lecture PAL + Edge Prep, Tutor Matching Service, and Go Board.
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closed 8/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Two Six Technologies, Inc., acquired Trusted Concepts Inc.

synopsis: Two Six Technologies, a high-growth, technology-focused provider of products and expertise to U.S. national security customers, has acquired Trusted Concepts Inc., a leading provider of software engineering, cyber, and advanced analytics solutions to customers in the Intelligence Community.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Two Six Technologies, Inc.
Two Six Technologies provides cybersecurity and advanced technology solutions that support missions critical to U.S. national security. "
target: Trusted Concepts Inc.
Trusted Concepts Inc. is a leading provider of software engineering, cyber, and advanced analytics solutions to customers in the Intelligence Community.
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announced 8/18/2021 via BusinessWire

PrO Unlimited Inc., will acquire Workforce Logiq

synopsis: PRO Unlimited, a leading modern workforce management platform provider, will acquire Workforce Logiq, a global provider of AI-powered workforce intelligence, technology, and services, from the Carlyle Group. With the acquisition, PRO will add Workforce Logiq's award-winning Total Talent Intelligence technology platform to its portfolio.
buyer parent: Harvest Partners Inc.
buyer: PrO Unlimited Inc.
PRO Unlimited offers the industry's most comprehensive and holistic platform for contingent workforce management, and helps organizations around the world address the costs, risks and quality issues associated with managing the non-employee workforce. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Workforce Logiq
Workforce Logiq, a global provider of AI-powered workforce intelligence, technology, and services to large corporations, enables organizations to win and retain the talent they need to grow.
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closed 7/21/2021 via PR Newswire

CorroHealth, acquired Medical Savant

synopsis: CorroHealth, a company that helps health systems and plans to exceed their financial health goals, has acquired Medical Savant, a provider of cloud-based software solutions for health information management. Medical Savant uses electronic health record information to enhance productivity and efficiency for healthcare coding functions.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: CorroHealth
CorroHealth is a company that helps health systems and plans to exceed their financial health goals. CorroHealth delivers scalable programs and clinical expertise to solve programmatic needs. They offer solutions for documentation & revenue integrity, revenue cycle, and risk-based programs. "
target: Medical Savant
Medical Savant is a provider of cloud-based software solutions for health information management. Medical Savant uses electronic health record information to enhance productivity and efficiency for healthcare coding functions. They offer solutions for hospital emergency rooms and radiologists.
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closed 7/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Carlyle Group, acquired LiveU Ltd

synopsis: LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, announced that global investment firm Carlyle has acquired the company from Francisco Partners, a global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
Carlyle is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors and portfolio companies. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: LiveU Ltd
LiveU is the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions. Founded in 2006, LiveU is the pioneer of a bonded cellular technology-based live video transmission platform, offered to major live broadcast news networks and sports content owners globally.
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closed 7/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Dept Agency, acquired Blazing Edge

synopsis: Dutch digital agency Dept has entered the Croatian market by taking over local IT company Blazing Edge. Blazing Edge is a Croatian IT company that provides clear cut web, mobile and IoT development. Blazing Edge has provided services to companies like Indigo Ag, Globalization Partners, and Discovery Channel.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Dept Agency
Dept is an international digital agency, headquartered in Amsterdam. The agency unites creativity, technology and data to help clients reinvent and accelerate their digital reality. Their teams comprise of experts in creative, digital, marketing and commerce. "
target: Blazing Edge
Blazing Edge is a Croatian IT company that provides clear cut web, mobile and IoT development. Blazing Edge knows languages, frameworks, and builds progressive web and mobile apps. Blazing Edge has provided services to companies like Indigo Ag, Globalization Partners, and Discovery Channel.
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closed 6/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired LearningPool

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has acquired a controlling stake in Derry-based Learning Pool. Learning Pool is Northern Ireland’s largest e-learning company and provides a hosted online-learning management system that allows training to be published, tracked and reported.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.5 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: LearningPool
Learning Pool is Northern Ireland’s largest e-learning company. Learning Pool provides a hosted online-learning management system that allows training to be published, tracked and reported. Their library of online content catalogues can be tailored to individual customer training requirements.
price ($mm)
$212
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Carlyle Group, acquired 1E Consulting

synopsis: The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in 1E, a leader in Unified eXperience Management (UXM). 1E helps IT deliver an unparalleled employee experience. Their Tachyon platform consolidates digital experience analytics, IT automation, asset intelligence and unified endpoint management into a single platform.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
Carlyle is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors and portfolio companies. "
target: 1E Consulting
1E is a leader in Unified eXperience Management (UXM). 1E helps IT deliver an unparalleled employee experience. Their Tachyon platform consolidates and integrates digital experience analytics, IT automation, asset intelligence and unified endpoint management into a single platform.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

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

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

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

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

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

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,532.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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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:$867.87)
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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DS Smith Plc
DS Smith is a leading provider of corrugated and plastics packaging for consumer and industrial goods supported by paper and recycling operations. Their cross business expertise, from design to production and supply to recycling means they create solutions that look at the whole, not just one part.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$5,366.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$671.85
EBIT ($mm)
$436.90
Net Income ($mm)
$220.43
Employees
24700
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Ticker: GPK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graphic Packaging Holding Company
Graphic Packaging Holding Company
Graphic Packaging Holding Company, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,093.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$989.10
EBIT ($mm)
$552.30
Net Income ($mm)
$263.50
Employees
18000
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Ticker: CMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cantel Medical Corp.
Cantel Medical Corp.
Cantel Medical is a leading global company dedicated to delivering innovative infection prevention and control products and services for patients, caregivers, and other healthcare providers which improve outcomes, enhance safety and help save lives.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$823.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.88
EBIT ($mm)
$127.34
Net Income ($mm)
$89.93
Employees
2337
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Ticker: PRLB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proto Labs, Inc.
Proto Labs, Inc.
Protolabs is the world's fastest digital manufacturing source for rapid prototyping and on-demand production. The technology-enabled company produces custom parts and assemblies in as fast as 1 day with automated 3D printing, CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication, and injection molding processes.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$441.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$100.50
EBIT ($mm)
$68.41
Net Income ($mm)
$56.47
Employees
2535
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Ticker: OTCPK:KSHB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kush Bottles
Kush Bottles
Kush Bottles, Inc. is a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, hydrocarbon gases, solvents, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$40.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
65
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Ticker: AIM:ABDP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AB Dynamics
AB Dynamics
AB Dynamics (ABDP) is a global supplier of advanced automotive test systems. ABDP provides high quality test equipment to the automotive industry. They design and manufacture specialised systems for a wide range of applications, from validation and durability to active safety and autonomous driving.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$59.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.02
EBIT ($mm)
$14.11
Net Income ($mm)
$12.83
Employees
174
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Ticker: TSE:7859
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Almedio Inc.
Almedio Inc.
Founded in 1981, Almedio is a Japanese company primarily engaged in manufacturing and selling optical discs and dedicated drives for storing digital data. The company also sells test discs used for testing electronic devices like PCs and AV equipment.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$33.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.15
EBIT ($mm)
($0.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
180
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Ticker: MWV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WestRock Company
WestRock Company
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14,859.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,249.60
EBIT ($mm)
$1,137.50
Net Income ($mm)
$708.20
Employees
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Ticker: RTEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rudolph Technologies, Inc.
Rudolph Technologies, Inc.
Rudolph Technologies is a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of high-performance process control metrology, defect inspection and data analysis systems used by semiconductor device manufacturers.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$218.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$40.16
EBIT ($mm)
$34.27
Net Income ($mm)
$43.87
Employees
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Ticker: ATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advantest Corporation
Advantest Corporation
Advantest is the leading producer of automatic test equipment (ATE) for the semiconductor industry and a premier manufacturer of measuring instruments used in the design and production of electronic instruments and systems.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,622.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$117.15
EBIT ($mm)
$9.63
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A073570
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AT Technology Co Ltd
AT Technology Co Ltd
AT technology Co., Ltd. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor testing equipment. The Company's products include wafer test equipment, LCD testing equipment, and other semiconductor related components.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$120.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.89
EBIT ($mm)
($4.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
30
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$22,175.79
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$5,857.40
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
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,531.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,374.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,892.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,845.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,788.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,850.95
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$322.80
Employees
1364
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
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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