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closed 4/16/2013 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired TaxWorks

synopsis: The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has announced that it has acquired select assets of the TaxWorks software line from RedGear Technologies. TaxWorks, Inc. develops tax preparation software solutions for professional tax preparers.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target parent: H & R Block, Inc.
target: TaxWorks
TaxWorks, Inc. develops tax preparation software solutions for professional tax preparers. The company offers TaxWorks,1040WORKS, and ARKWORKS. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Kaysville, Utah.
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announced 11/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Xero Limited, will acquire Instafile

synopsis: Xero announced that they will acquire Instafile, a cloud-based accounts preparation and tax filing solution that connects UK accountants, bookkeepers and small businesses to UK compliance bodies. Instafile links directly to underlying Xero data to allow preparation and filing of Corporation Tax returns together with statutory accounts.
buyer: Xero Limited (ASX:XRO:$324.04)
Xero provides a cloud-based accounting software connects people with the right numbers anytime, anywhere, on any device. For accountants and bookkeepers, Xero helps build a trusted relationship with small business clients through online collaboration. "
target: Instafile
Founded in 2016, Instafile is a London based startup that provides cloud-based accounts and tax production for Xero. Instafile has created a remarkably easy and fast experience for accountants for filing statutory accounts and tax returns with Companies house and HMRC.
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announced 7/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Meta Financial Group, will acquire Refund Advantage

synopsis: Meta Financial Group, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with privately-held Fort Knox Financial Services Corporation for MetaBank to acquire substantially all of the assets and liabilities of Fort Knox. Fort Knox, through its Refund Advantage brand, is a leading provider of professional tax refund-transfer software.
buyer: Meta Financial Group (CASH:$104.33)
Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, MetaBank's primary banking businesses are deposits, loans and other financial products and services to meet the needs of its commercial, agricultural and retail customers. "
target: Refund Advantage
Fort Knox Financial Services Corporation, through its Refund Advantage brand, is a leading provider of professional tax refund-transfer software used by independent Electronic Return Originators (ERO's) in over 10,000 locations nationwide and processes over one million refund-transfers per year.
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closed 9/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Cegid SA, acquired Loop Software SAS

synopsis: Cegid, a major player in management solutions for professionals in Accounting, Finance and Tax, Payroll and Human Resources and Retail, announces the acquisition of the Loop Software (Loop). Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs.
buyer: Cegid SA
A leader in digital transformation, Cegid offers management systems and cloud services to help customers improve their performance. Cegid group offers a wide range of solutions for financial management, taxation and human resources, as well as business applications. "
target parent: KPMG International
target: Loop Software SAS
Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs. The company was born in 2012 from the meeting of accounting professionals and specialists in web technologies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via PR Newswire

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired Taxfiler

synopsis: IRIS Software Group, the UK's leading business-critical software provider, is announcing it has acquired Taxfiler, the cloud tax and accounts provider for small accountancy practices. Taxfiler complements the IRIS portfolio which includes Keytime, PTP and IRIS, to offer a specific solution for the needs of every size of business.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS Software Group is the 6th largest privately-owned software supplier in the UK. IRIS offers the greatest range of specialist accountancy, financial management, human resource management, payroll and education solutions, delivered as a choice of integrated on premise and cloud-based applications."
target: Taxfiler
Taxfiler is the cloud tax and accounts provider for small accountancy practices. Taxfiler has established itself as a cloud-based monthly subscription service for agents and accountants to submit statutory accounts and tax returns for companies, partnerships, individuals and trusts.
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closed 11/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Financial Gravity Operations, Inc., acquired TaxCoach Software, LLC

synopsis: Financial Gravity Holdings and Tax Coach Software jointly announced that Financial Gravity Holdings, Inc. has acquired Tax Coach Software, LLC, a Cincinnati-based tax-planning software and training company.
buyer: Financial Gravity Operations, Inc.
Financial Gravity Holdings, Inc., based in Allen, TX was formed specifically to be the parent company of several subsidiaries that provide integrated tax, business, and financial solutions. Financial Gravity's clients include small businesses, small business owners, and high net-worth individuals. "
target: TaxCoach Software, LLC
Tax Coach Software, LLC is a Cincinnati-based tax-planning software and training company.
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closed 11/6/2009 via PR Newswire

Namtra Business Solutions, acquired eTaxPortal

synopsis: Namtra Business Solutions, a 2009 Deloitte 500 fastest growing company, announced that its software division has completed the acquisition of eTaxPortal, a Web based tax process automation solution.
buyer: Namtra Business Solutions
The mission of Namtra Corporation is to provide their customers with high-value services and software automation tools that will significantly reduce the costs of doing business. "
target: eTaxPortal
eTaxPortal is a Web based tax process automation solution for today's tax department. It provides a single gateway to commonly used tax tools.
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closed 3/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Ryan, LLC, acquired Second Decimal

synopsis: Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, announced the acquisition of Second Decimal, a tax technology firm with an integrated suite of tax calculation, certificate management, and workflow software applications that automate tax calculations and processes for improved efficiency, accuracy, and compliance.
buyer: Ryan, LLC
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect tax practice in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. The Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services. "
target: Second Decimal
Second Decimal is a tax technology firm with an integrated suite of tax calculation, certificate management, and workflow software applications that automate tax calculations and processes for improved efficiency, accuracy, and compliance.
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closed 2/28/2018 via PE Hub

LNC Partners, acquired CrossLink Professional Tax Software

synopsis: CrossLink Professional Tax Software, a leading provider of professional tax software solutions to tax preparers across the United States, is pleased to announce the purchase of the company by the private equity investment firm LNC Partners. CrossLink is dedicated to enabling professional tax preparers to grow their tax-based businesses.
buyer: LNC Partners
LNC Partners is a private equity firm with over $235 million of capital under management that provides flexible capital solutions to lower middle market companies. The firm seeks companies that generate at least $2 million of EBITDA across a broad range of industries. "
target: CrossLink Professional Tax Software
CrossLink Professional Tax Software (CPTS), makers of the CrossLink suite of tax software products, is a leading provider of tax preparation solutions for the professional tax preparation market. CPTS is dedicated to enabling professional tax preparers to grow their tax-based businesses.
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closed 4/16/2013 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired TaxWorks

synopsis: The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has announced that it has acquired select assets of the TaxWorks software line from RedGear Technologies. TaxWorks, Inc. develops tax preparation software solutions for professional tax preparers.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target parent: H & R Block, Inc.
target: TaxWorks
TaxWorks, Inc. develops tax preparation software solutions for professional tax preparers. The company offers TaxWorks,1040WORKS, and ARKWORKS. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Kaysville, Utah.
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closed 9/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters, purchased Bisk CPE and CPA Test Prep Division from Bisk

synopsis: Bisk Education, one of the nation's largest providers of online education from America's leading universities, has sold its Continuing Professional Education ("CPE") and test preparation services for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination ("CPA") to Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Business.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
seller: Bisk
Bisk CPEasy is America's best-selling CPE (Continuing Professional Education) programs for Public and Industry CPAs. CPA Review has a remarkable record of helping more than 150,000 CPA candidates pass the Uniform CPA Exam.
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closed 4/16/2013 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired TaxWorks

synopsis: The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has announced that it has acquired select assets of the TaxWorks software line from RedGear Technologies. TaxWorks, Inc. develops tax preparation software solutions for professional tax preparers.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target parent: H & R Block, Inc.
target: TaxWorks
TaxWorks, Inc. develops tax preparation software solutions for professional tax preparers. The company offers TaxWorks,1040WORKS, and ARKWORKS. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Kaysville, Utah.
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closed 1/2/2013 via PR Newswire

Ryan, LLC, purchased Property Tax Services Business from OneSource

synopsis: Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, announced it has acquired Thomson Reuters Property Tax Services business. The acquisition will add an estimated 600 property tax and unclaimed property professionals. The featured product of the Property Tax Services business is part of OneSource.
buyer: Ryan, LLC
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect tax practice in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. The Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services. "
seller parent: Thomson Reuters
seller: OneSource
OneSource Property Tax is a family of software applications and professional services designed to precisely and efficiently manage property tax compliance needs throughout the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 3/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired BizActions

synopsis: The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has acquired BizActions, expanding the company’s marketing services. BizActions is one of the largest digital newsletter and Web marketing providers for accounting firms in North America.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target: BizActions
BizActions provides professional service firms with customized, content-rich email newsletters and a host of other helpful SaaS applications to improve communication efforts with clients, prospects, partners, and team members.
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announced 2/2/2012 via PR Newswire

KPMG International, will purchase Indirect Tax Managed Services Business from OneSource

synopsis: Propelling itself into position as a global market leader in indirect tax compliance services, KPMG LLP announced its acquisition of the U.S. assets of Thomson Reuters Corporation's widely respected ONESOURCE® Indirect Tax Managed Services business.
buyer: KPMG International
KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. The company operates in 150 countries and has 138,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International, a Swiss entity. "
seller parent: Thomson Reuters
seller: OneSource
ONESOURCE is a breakthrough tax product platform provided by the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. It enables tax departments of all sizes to better manage compliance and risk.
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closed 1/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired Dr Tax Software Inc.

synopsis: The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has acquired Dr Tax Software Inc., Canada's largest independently owned developer of income tax software for accounting firms and consumers. The company supports over 2000 firms across Canada with T1/TP1 personal tax software and over 1000 firms with T2 corporate tax software.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target: Dr Tax Software Inc.
Dr Tax Software Inc. is Canada's largest independently owned developer of income tax software for accounting firms and consumers. The company supports over 2000 firms across Canada with T1/TP1 personal tax software and over 1000 firms with T2 corporate tax software.
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closed 12/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired Emochila, Inc.

synopsis: The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has acquired Web design company Emochila. Emochila was founded in 2003 and provides custom Web sites to thousands of tax and accounting firms across the U.S. It provides site design, site content, client retention tools, marketing tools, Web and email hosting, and other services.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target: Emochila, Inc.
Emochila specializes in designing Web sites for tax and accounting firms. Emochila's features include Attractive Design, Professional Content, Client Portals, Client Retention Tools, Marketing/Client Acquisition Tools and Website & Email Hosting.
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closed 6/20/2011 via Market Wire

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired CorpSmart

synopsis: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting has acquired CorpSmart, a corporate tax software to assist South African companies to prepare accurate tax computations and technically complete IT14 tax returns and supporting schedules for submission to the South African Revenue Service.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target parent: Deloitte LLP
target: CorpSmart
CorpSmart provides multinational corporations (MNCs) in South Africa with intelligent corporate tax compliance software. Using this web-based solution, MNCs are able to prepare monthly, quarterly and annual income tax computations as well as file South African IT14 tax returns.
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closed 12/3/2008 via

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting, acquired Paisley

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Paisley, an industry-leading software provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions. Upon closing, Paisley will become part of the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting is the leading provider of technology and information solutions, as well as integrated tax compliance software and services to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target: Paisley
Paisley is an industry-leading provider of solutions for governance, risk and compliance (GRC) including comprehensive software solutions, training, and expert GRC professional services.
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closed 1/30/2008 via PR Newswire

Thomson Tax & Accounting, acquired TaxStream

synopsis: The Thomson Corporation, a leading provider of information solutions to business and professional customers worldwide, has acquired TaxStream, a leading software provider in income tax provisions, which help corporations comply, plan and remit income taxes.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Thomson Tax & Accounting
Thomson Tax & Accounting, a segment of The Thomson Corporation, is a leading provider of technology and integrated information solutions to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals in accounting firms, corporations, law firms and government. "
target: TaxStream
TaxStream Enterprise 5.0 is a highly configurable and customizable tax software solution that automates the tax provision and re-uses data to compute extensions, estimates and returns. Enterprise is used by companies large and small with complex reporting requirements.
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closed 8/30/2006 via

CCH Incorporated, acquired ATX / Kleinrock

synopsis: CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and part of the Wolters Kluwer Tax, Accounting & Legal division, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of ATX/Kleinrock. ATX/Kleinrock supplies tax preparation, accounting and tax research software solutions to more than 48,000 tax professionals and CPAs throughout the U.S.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
target parent: United Communications Group L.P.
target: ATX / Kleinrock
Kleinrock develops the world-class research and analysis tools that are part of ATX's integrated solutions for tax and accounting professionals. These premium value tools help professionals respond quickly and authoritatively to all of their clients' tax planning and compliance questions.
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closed 7/3/2006 via BusinessWire

Online Resources Corp, acquired Princeton eCom Corporation

synopsis: Online Resources Corporation, a leading provider of web-based financial services has completed its acquisition of Princeton eCom Corporation and has filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission. As previously announced, the acquisition price was $180 million in cash, plus an earn-out up to $10 million.
buyer: Online Resources Corp (ORCC:$154.68)
Online Resources powers Web-based financial services for over 2700 financial institutions, billers and credit service providers. Its proprietary suite of account presentation and payment services are augmented by marketing services to drive consumer and business end-user adoption. "
target: Princeton eCom Corporation
A leader in delivering flexible, trusted electronic payment solutions that are proven to improve business. The company has focused exclusively on payment processing, enabling us to cultivate the expertise to deliver the industry's most powerful, integrated and versatile range of payment solutions.
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closed 5/10/2006 via BNC Analysis

Markit Group Ltd., acquired Communicator Inc

synopsis: Market data vendor Markit Group has acquired Communicator, a New York-based provider of automated systems for OTC derivatives trade processing. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets. "
target: Communicator Inc
Communicator Inc provides a suite of secure software and services that connect the right people to the right information in real-time. We specialize in identity-based communications solutions across departments, organizations, locations and time zones — the ‘extended enterprise’.
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closed 6/13/2005 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., acquired Interactive Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc. has acquired Interactive Technologies, Inc., a developer of fee management and billing software for large and mid-sized financial services organizations, in a move that will enable Fiserv to offer a new product to larger organizations and add new functionality to existing products.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$5,788.00)
Fiserv, Inc. provides information management systems and services to the financial and insurance industries. Leading services include transaction processing, outsourcing, business process outsourcing software and systems solutions. "
target: Interactive Technologies, Inc.
Interactive Technologies develops software that enables large international and domestic banks, investment management companies, depositories, exchanges and other high-end providers of financial services to better manage customized fee arrangements.
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announced 8/28/2019 via Company Press Release

AvidXchange, will acquire BankTEL Systems

synopsis:  AvidXchange, the leading provider of accounts payable and payment automation solutions for the middle market will be acquiring BankTEL, a provider of accounting solutions that helps financial institutions manage expenses with software that maintains transparency, accountability and regulatory compliance.
buyer: AvidXchange
AvidXchange is the industry leader in automating invoice and payment processes for mid-market businesses. AvidXchange is distinguished as a global fintech unicorn and one of the fastest growing technology companies in the U.S. with 1,300 employees in seven office locations. "
target: BankTEL Systems
BankTEL helps financial institutions manage expenses with software that maintains transparency, accountability and regulatory compliance. BankTEL is the only international software company that focuses solely on accounting solutions for financial institutions.
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closed 10/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Pollen Street Capital, acquired Validis

synopsis: Pollen Street Capital is pleased to announce the acquisition of business and assets of Future Route Limited, trading as Validis. Validis is the revolutionary and industry-first financial data transmission software, that’s empowering global accountancy firms, financial institutions and commercial businesses.
buyer: Pollen Street Capital
Pollen Street Capital is a private equity fund manager focussed on investing in businesses in the financial services sector. Pollen Street Capital has invested over £1.2bn in a range of businesses across all stages of development. "
target: Validis
Validis is the revolutionary and industry-first financial data transmission software, that’s empowering global accountancy firms, financial institutions and commercial businesses.
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announced 5/23/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

Reinsurance Technologies Ltd. will be merged with Ludvik Holdings Inc,

synopsis: Reinsurance Technologies has merged with Ludvik Holdings, Inc. Reinsurance Technologies Ltd. is a software product company that engages in the design, development, marketing, and support of Web-based software solution used by insurance and reinsurance companies.
buyer: Ludvik Holdings Inc
Ludvik Holdings has investments in public and private companies. It provides long-term equity and debt investment capital to fund growth, acquisitions and recapitalizations of small and middle-market companies in a variety of industries primarily located in the U.S. "
target: Reinsurance Technologies Ltd.
Reinsurance Technologies Ltd., a software product company, engages in the design, development, marketing, and support of Web-based software solution used by insurance and reinsurance companies to facilitate and support critical back-office business processes.
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closed 9/29/2006 via PR Newswire

AMS Services, Inc., acquired PRIORITY Data Systems, Inc.

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced its signing of a strategic alliance agreement with AMS Services that will extend ChoicePoint's capabilities for data sales to thousands of additional insurance agents and industry professionals nationwide. The agreement was signed simultaneously with the sale of ChoicePoint's Priority Data Systems business to AMS Services.
buyer parent: Vertafore, Inc.
buyer: AMS Services, Inc.
Vertafore, Inc. d/b/a AMS Services is dedicated to helping independent insurance agencies achieve maximum performance and operational efficiency. "
target parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
target: PRIORITY Data Systems, Inc.
PRIORITY focuses on streamlining processes. This enabled the offering of customized solutions to insurance agents and carriers through comparative and proprietary rating programs for auto, home, dwelling, business owners, farm, and commercial lines.
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., acquired ChronoBooks

synopsis: Intuit® is taking the next step in making QuickBooks® Online the premier solution for small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs) by acquiring ChronoBooks, a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$6,933.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: ChronoBooks
ChronoBooks is a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity.
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closed 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Merit Tarkvara AS

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

Cegid SA, acquired Loop Software SAS

synopsis: Cegid, a major player in management solutions for professionals in Accounting, Finance and Tax, Payroll and Human Resources and Retail, announces the acquisition of the Loop Software (Loop). Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs.
buyer: Cegid SA
A leader in digital transformation, Cegid offers management systems and cloud services to help customers improve their performance. Cegid group offers a wide range of solutions for financial management, taxation and human resources, as well as business applications. "
target parent: KPMG International
target: Loop Software SAS
Loop is a web-based software publisher dedicated to accounting experts and SMEs. The company was born in 2012 from the meeting of accounting professionals and specialists in web technologies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via PR Newswire

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired Taxfiler

synopsis: IRIS Software Group, the UK's leading business-critical software provider, is announcing it has acquired Taxfiler, the cloud tax and accounts provider for small accountancy practices. Taxfiler complements the IRIS portfolio which includes Keytime, PTP and IRIS, to offer a specific solution for the needs of every size of business.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS Software Group is the 6th largest privately-owned software supplier in the UK. IRIS offers the greatest range of specialist accountancy, financial management, human resource management, payroll and education solutions, delivered as a choice of integrated on premise and cloud-based applications."
target: Taxfiler
Taxfiler is the cloud tax and accounts provider for small accountancy practices. Taxfiler has established itself as a cloud-based monthly subscription service for agents and accountants to submit statutory accounts and tax returns for companies, partnerships, individuals and trusts.
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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:$4,899.67)
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.
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Asset Vantage, acquired Financial Navigator Inc.

synopsis: Asset Vantage Inc., creators of the most sophisticated cloud/mobile-based asset management, accounting and reporting system on the market, announced that it has acquired Santa Clara-based Financial Navigator Inc., a leading US provider of integrated general ledger and portfolio tracking software focused on the wealth management market.
buyer parent: UniDEL Group
buyer: Asset Vantage
Asset Vantage was founded as a next generation, cloud/mobile based asset management, accounting and reporting system catering to the complex and discreet financial needs of customers ranging from individual wealth holders to fully staffed family offices and those professionals that service them. "
target: Financial Navigator Inc.
Financial Navigator provides accounting and financial software. The end-to-end software enables clients to aggregate data from managers and reporting entities, analyze investment performance and risk, prepare financial statements and consolidated reports, & confidentially share selected information.
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closed 12/2/2014 via GlobeNewswire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired DST Global Solutions Limited

synopsis: SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced that it has acquired DST Global Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of technology solutions and services to financial and utilities organisations across the globe.
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$4,388.60)
SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software focused exclusively on the global financial services industry. Founded in 1986, SS&C has its headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut and offices around the world. "
target parent: DST Systems, Inc.
target: DST Global Solutions Limited
DST Global Solutions is a leading provider of technology solutions and services to financial and utilities organisations. They focus on powering the data driven investment industry by offering financial technology solutions to the world’s investment and wealth management industry.
price ($mm)
$95
rev ($mm)
$63
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Cassiopae, purchased Accounting and Transactional Operations from Taliance SAS

synopsis: Taliance, a global analytics provider serving the real estate and alternative investments marketplace, has announced the disposition of its back office-focused accounting and transactional solutions to Cassiopae, a finance and asset management software provider.
buyer: Cassiopae
Cassiopae is a leading provider of global finance and asset management solutions worldwide. Cassiopae Loan and Lease system was designed from the start as a multi-asset, multi-country solution that can handle all of clients' asset finance software needs in a single product. "
seller: Taliance SAS
Taliance's accounting and transactional operations include staff, software and clients dedicated to back-office operations. Taliance is a global analytics provider serving the real estate and alternative investments marketplace.
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closed 2/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters, acquired Dominio Sistemas

synopsis: US media and information company Thomson Reuters announced the acquisition of Brazilian accounting software developer Dominio Sistemas Ltda. Dominio specializes in the development and implementation of accounting management and tax management software solutions for accounting firms, and micro- and small companies in Brazil.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,721.00)
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: Dominio Sistemas
Domínio Sistemas Ltda. develops and provides accounting solutions and software for large, medium, small companies and enterprises. Its products include Accounting Plus, a solution for managing accounting firms. Domínio Sistemas Ltda. was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Criciúma, Brazil.
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closed 4/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

Wellington IT Solutions, acquired Octagon Computer Services

synopsis: Wellington IT Solutions is set to become the largest supplier of IT solutions to Irish credit unions following the acquisition of Octagon Computer Services. Octagon Computer Services offers technology solutions to credit unions in Ireland. The company offers Member Accounting System that provides the functionality required by credit unions.
buyer: Wellington IT Solutions
Wellington IT Solutions provides a range of software solutions and consultancy projects across our customer base. With highly experienced multi-disciplinary teams we provide innovative thinking and ground breaking solutions in our chosen markets. "
target: Octagon Computer Services
Octagon Computer Services Limited offers technology solutions to credit unions in Ireland. The company offers Member Accounting System that provides the functionality required by credit unions.
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announced 7/12/2012 via PR Newswire

CCH Incorporated, will acquire Acclipse Limited

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Acclipse Limited, a leading provider of online accounting software, serving accounting firms in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. Acclipse will become part of the division's Asia Pacific-based business, which goes to market as CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: Acclipse Limited
Acclipse Limited is a leading provider of online accounting software, serving accounting firms in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. Its products are designed to solve the problems modern accounting firms face, improve workflow efficiencies, track staff KPIs, and more.
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announced 2/9/2011 via PR Newswire

BV Investment Partners, will acquire FORS Limited

synopsis: BV Investment Partners (formerly Boston Ventures), a leading middle market private equity firm, has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire FORS Limited, an independent global organization providing accounting and reporting solutions to Family Offices, Multi-Family Offices, Trust Companies and Private Clients.
buyer: BV Investment Partners
BV Investment Partners is one of the oldest and most experienced sector-focused private equity firms in North America. The firm actively targets investments in the information and business services, communications and media industries. "
target: FORS Limited
FORS Limited is an independent global organization providing accounting and reporting solutions to Family Offices, Multi-Family Offices, Trust Companies and Private Clients. FORS has offices in Bermuda, New York, Singapore and Toronto.
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