Like Trader Media Group

announced 1/21/2014 via Reuters

Apax Partners, will acquire Trader Media Group

synopsis: Apax Partners will acquire a 50.1 percent equity stake in Trader Media from the Guardian Media Group. Trader Media Group publishes market leading niche titles such as Auto Trader, Top Marques, Bike Trader, Truck & Plant Trader, Ad Trader, Motorhome and Caravan Trader, Boats and Yachts for Sale, Boat Trader and Farmers Trader.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Asia and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the advice or management of Apax Partners globally total around $30 billion. "
target parent: Guardian Media Group plc
target: Trader Media Group (LSE:AUTO:$368.90)
Trader Media Group publishes market leading niche titles such as Auto Trader, Top Marques, Bike Trader, Truck & Plant Trader, Ad Trader, Motorhome and Caravan Trader, Boats and Yachts for Sale, Boat Trader and Farmers Trader, all leading their sectors with magazine readership and web visitors.
price ($mm)[EV]
$994 [$1,926]*
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Source Creation International, acquired Winto Group (Holdings) Limited

synopsis: Source Creation International, an investment holding company in Hong Kong, has acquired a 74% stake in Winto Group (Holdings) Limited, a Hong Kong-based company engaged in outdoor advertising and print media. Winto Group offers various outdoor advertising services and publishes automobile and lifestyle magazines.
buyer: Source Creation International
Source Creation International is an investment holding company in Hong Kong. Source Creation International is directly owned by Lui Man Wah, a Chinese businessman that has over 10 years of experience in financial institutions. "
target: Winto Group (Holdings) Limited (SEHK:8238:$2.12)
Winto Group (Holdings) Limited is a Hong Kong-based company engaged in outdoor advertising and print media. Winto Group's outdoor advertising business offers billboard, outdoor LED display, and vehicle advertising services. Their print media business includes automobile and lifestyle magazines.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$2
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closed 8/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired TEN: The Enthusiast Network

synopsis: Discovery Communications, a provider of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids programming brands, has acquired a majority stake in TEN: The Enthusiast Network, the world’s premier transmedia network of enthusiast brands. TEN: The Enthusiast Network's brands include Motor Trend, Automobile, Roadkill, Hot Rod, and more.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$10,780.00)
Discovery Communications satisfies curiosity and engages superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids programming brands. Discovery reaches more than 3 billion cumulative viewers across pay-TV and free-to-air platforms in more than 220 countries and territories. "
target: TEN: The Enthusiast Network
TEN: The Enthusiast Network is the world’s premier transmedia network of enthusiast brands, such as Motor Trend, Automobile, Roadkill, Hot Rod, and more. TEN operates websites, publications, annual events, and the Motor Trend OnDemand subscription video-on-demand service.
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closed 7/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Fabrica Communications Co., Ltd., acquired CarMe

synopsis: Fabrica Communications has acquired the web magazine CarMe, a car news magazine operated by I And C-Cruise Co., Ltd (Iron DoCy Cruise Co Ltd.) based in Japan.
buyer parent: SE Blue Equity
buyer: Fabrica Communications Co., Ltd.
Fabrica Communications Co., Ltd. based in Japan, operates a used car web portal, 車選び.com (Kurumaerabi.com). "
target parent: I AND C-Cruise Co. Ltd.
target: CarMe
CarMe, based in Japan, is a web magazine that I AND C-Cruise Co. Ltd. started operating in August 2014, which operates on the theme "to everyone who enjoys car life".
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closed 5/20/2015 via PR Newswire

Motorsport.com, acquired Edimotive S.r.l

synopsis: Motorsport.com LLC, a Miami based global technology and multimedia company, announced its acquisition of the multimedia publishing company Edimotive S.r.l, Italy's most valuable online resource for motorsports and automotive news content.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport.com is an international network of online motorsports content, multi-national platforms, world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia worldwide. "
target: Edimotive S.r.l
Edimotive is a 10 years old digital publisher with a strong focus on automotive industry recognized as one of the most innovative and reliable players on the Italian Market.
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closed 5/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Motorsport.com, acquired WorldCarFans.com

synopsis: Motorsport LLC announced that it has acquired WorldCarFans.com - one of the world's largest online auto enthusiast publications. WorldCarFans.com features daily editorial coverage of emerging product news and auto industry headlines, augmented by video, spy photos, live international motor show coverage, photo galleries and various feature stories.
buyer: Motorsport.com (MSGM:$19.05)
Motorsport.com is an international network of online motorsports content, multi-national platforms, world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia worldwide. "
target: WorldCarFans.com
Worldcarfans.com features daily editorial coverage of emerging product news and auto industry headlines, augmented by video, spy photos, live international motor show coverage, daily Formula 1 updates, high-resolution photo galleries and various feature stories.
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closed 7/25/2014 via BNC Analysis

Kelsey Media, purchased Auto Titles and Triathlon Plus from Future plc

synopsis: Kelsey Media, a UK based, privately owned publisher of special interest and enthusiasts’ magazines and books, has acquired Auto Titles and Triathlon Plus from Future plc, an award-winning international media group and leading digital publisher.
buyer: Kelsey Media
Kelsey Media is a UK based, privately owned publisher of special interest and enthusiasts’ magazines and books. They have around 100 employees with offices in Peterborough and Cudham, Kent. "
seller: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$478.54)
The Portfolio of titles includes: Fast Car, Fast Ford, Classic Ford, Classics Monthly, Total Vauxhall, Mini Magazine, Triathlon Plus, Classic Ford Show, Ford Fair, Japfest, Japfest 2: The Evolution, Performance Vauxhall Show, TRAX: The Ultimate Performance Car Event and associated websites.
price ($mm)
$3.05
rev ($mm)
$8
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closed 3/26/2012 via PR Newswire

Racer Media & Marketing, Inc., acquired Racer Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Automotive media and marketing veterans Paul Pfanner and Bill Sparks have acquired RACER Magazine and Racer.com from Haymarket Media, Inc. The purchase returns America's leading general interest motorsport magazine to its founding management team.
buyer: Racer Media & Marketing, Inc.
Racer Media & Marketing, Inc. is a company created by Paul Pfanner and Bill Sparks. Pfanner and Sparks was the founding management team of America's leading general interest motorsport magazine, RACER. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: Racer Communications, Inc.
Racer Communications consists of Racer Magazine, a monthly motorsports magazine, and Racer.com. Its custom publishing arm also produces SportsCar magazine for the Sports Car Club of America. The Racer Special Projects Division creates collateral, advertising materials, publications, and more.
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closed 4/2/2007 via Company Press Release

Dennis Publishing Ltd., acquired Octane Media

synopsis: Dennis Publishing has today announced the acquisition of Octane magazine and its accompanying website from Aspiration Holdings and the Octane Media group shareholders. The monthly classic car title will join Dennis' existing portfolio of printed motoring titles: Auto Express and evo.
buyer parent: Quadrangle Group LLC
buyer: Dennis Publishing Ltd.
Alpha Media Group Inc. is a multimedia company that includes Maxim and Blender magazines and their websites Maxim.com and Blender.com. Maxim magazine is the most successful modern men's lifestyle magazine in America reaching more than 12.4 million readers each month. "
target: Octane Media
Octane is a monthly classic car magazine that celebrates the world's greatest cars, the events and the personalities that surround them. The magazine places the readers' passion for classic cars at its heart and uses the highest quality design and photography throughout.
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closed 2/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Primedia, Inc., purchased Modified Automotive Group from VerticalScope Inc.

synopsis: PRIMEDIA Inc., America's leading targeted media company, announced that its Enthusiast Media Segment acquired Toronto-based VerticalScope Inc.’s Modified Automotive Group, publisher of Modified Magazine, Modified Luxury & Exotics Magazine, Modified Mustangs Magazine, and their related event partnerships and websites.
buyer: Primedia, Inc. (:$0.00)
PRIMEDIA is the leading targeted media company in the United States. With 2005 revenue of $990 million, its properties comprise over 100 brands that connect buyers and sellers through print publications, Internet, events, merchandise and video programs in three market segments. "
seller: VerticalScope Inc. (TSX:FORA:$61.58)
VerticalScope is a privately held corporation headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Specializing in the creation of authoritative websites, online communities, and print magazines for the Automotive, Sports and Technology vertical markets, our media products target two coveted demographic groups.
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closed 9/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Action Pursuit Group, acquired Action Media Operating LLC

synopsis: The Action Pursuit Group LLC, an operating company of Apprise Enthusiast Media LLC, announced the acquisition from Great Hill Partners of Action Media Operating LLC, the leading provider of events and online media properties serving the tuner and sports compact performance market.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Action Pursuit Group
Action Pursuit Group (formerly CFW Enterprises, Inc.) dominates the fast-growing paintball enthusiast category with Action Pursuit Games and Paintball. The company also publishes Inside Kung Fu and Grappling, which covers the fastest-growing segment of the martial arts category. "
target parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
target: Action Media Operating LLC
Action Media is an integrated multimedia company that provides its clients with a unique and powerful gateway to the potent, yet elusive Gen X-Y audience. Producing over 30 annual events in the top 20 markets in North America.
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closed 9/8/2005 via BNC Analysis

Apprise Media LLC, acquired Y-Visionary Publishing, L.P.

synopsis: Apprise Media LLC, a strategic management and investment company focused on niche media, today announced that it has acquired Y-Visionary LP, which publishes nine monthly and bi-monthly magazines focused on the automotive aftermarket, outdoor sports and shelter segments.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Apprise Media LLC
Apprise Media concentrates on niche media, a fast growing segment in the media industry. Apprise Media identifies businesses in which our core management strengths and experience can combine to create value for our investors and enhanced competitive positioning for our portfolio companies. "
target: Y-Visionary Publishing, L.P.
Y-Visionary Publishing, L.P. operates as a content producer of consumer magazines. The company operates through four groups: Automotive Group, Home Group, Aviation Group, and Outdoor Group.
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announced 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Motorsport Network, LLC, will acquire DuPont Registry, Inc.

synopsis: Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform with a global monthly reach of 56 million automotive and racing fans, has agreed to acquire the prestigious duPont Registry, a market leader in the luxury automotive marketplace for over 36 years, dedicated to connecting affluent buyers with high-end exotic cars and luxury brands.
buyer: Motorsport Network, LLC
Motorsport Network is a global market leader; an integrated digital platform that sits at the heart of the motorsport and automotive industries. Their business has three diversified and complementary divisions that integrate the user experience across Digital Media, Games & eSports, and Events. "
target: DuPont Registry, Inc.
duPont Registry, Inc., founded in 1984 and headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, publishes five luxury lifestyle titles that reach individuals whose net worth significantly exceeds what is traditionally considered upscale.
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closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Action Pursuit Group, acquired Drive Media

synopsis: The Action Pursuit Group (APG), an operating company of Apprise Enthusiast Media LLC, today announced the acquisition of DRIVE! Media, LLC, a publisher of automotive enthusiast publications in California, the Pacific Northwest and select markets across the country. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Action Pursuit Group
Action Pursuit Group (formerly CFW Enterprises, Inc.) dominates the fast-growing paintball enthusiast category with Action Pursuit Games and Paintball. The company also publishes Inside Kung Fu and Grappling, which covers the fastest-growing segment of the martial arts category. "
target: Drive Media
DRIVE! Media, LLC, a publisher of automotive enthusiast publications, which focus on car and truck shows and events in regional markets.
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closed 10/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Pocket Outdoor Media, acquired Big Stone Publishing

synopsis: Pocket Outdoor Media (POM), the world's leading creator of active lifestyle content, announced the acquisition of Big Stone Publishing (BSP), the longtime publisher of Rock & Ice, Trail Runner, and Gym Climber magazines and websites.
buyer parent: Pocket Ventures LLC
buyer: Pocket Outdoor Media
Pocket Outdoor Media is the leading endurance sports publisher. Pocket Outdoor Media brands influence and engage more athletes than any other through a combined print, online, and social audience of millions of runners, cyclists, triathletes, and swimmers. "
target: Big Stone Publishing
Big Stone Publishing is a niche media company specializing in outdoor sports. Their brand magazines include Rock and Ice, Trail Runner, ASCENT, Gym Climber and Dirt.
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announced 6/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Rucks Media LLC, will purchase Outdoors Community from F+W Media, Inc.

synopsis: Special interest magazine publisher F+W Media is selling their Outdoors Community magazine assets to Rucks Media LLC as part of chapter 11 filings. Rucks Media LLC is a holding company led by Brad Rucks, who has been the publisher for Deer & Deer Hunting magazine for many years.
buyer: Rucks Media LLC
Rucks Media LLC is a holding company led by Brad Rucks, who has been the publisher for Deer & Deer Hunting magazine for many years. "
seller parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
seller: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts. F+W offers a diversified portfolio of books, e-books, magazines, industry-leading events, e-commerce stores, online education programs, DVD and video instruction, television programs, & more.
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closed 11/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC, acquired InterMedia Outdoors

synopsis: Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC ("KSE") announced that it has acquired InterMedia Outdoors Holdings, Inc., (InterMedia Outdoors) from InterMedia Partners VII, L.P., a private equity investment fund. InterMedia Outdoors' assets include Sportsman Channel, 15 outdoor magazines, and 17 top websites, as well as television production operations.
buyer: Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC
Kroenke Sports & Entertainment is one of the world's leading ownership, entertainment and management groups. As owners and operators of Pepsi Center, the Paramount Theatre, Dick's Sporting Goods Park, and various sports teams, KSE's sports and entertainment assets are second to none. "
target parent: InterMedia Partners
target: InterMedia Outdoors
InterMedia Outdoors, Inc. is a multimedia company serving outdoors enthusiasts in the United States, with the largest network of websites dedicated to the hunting, shooting and fishing category.
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closed 9/8/2005 via

Action Pursuit Group, acquired Y Visionary Publishing

synopsis: Apprise Media LLC, a strategic management and investment company focused on niche media, today announced that it has acquired Y-Visionary LP, which publishes nine monthly and bi-monthly magazines focused on the automotive aftermarket, outdoor sports and shelter segments.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Action Pursuit Group
Action Pursuit Group (formerly CFW Enterprises, Inc.) dominates the fast-growing paintball enthusiast category with Action Pursuit Games and Paintball. The company also publishes Inside Kung Fu and Grappling, which covers the fastest-growing segment of the martial arts category. "
target: Y Visionary Publishing
Y-Visionary's publications include Street Trucks, Import Racer, and Drag Racer in the automotive segment; Bow & Arrow Hunting, Gun World, and Knives Illustrated in the outdoor sports segment; and Victorian Homes and Romantic Homes in the shelter segment.
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$10
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closed 9/7/2004 via Company Press Release

Grand View Media Group, purchased Sportsman’s Groups from Ehlert Publishing Group, Inc.

synopsis: Grand View Media Group has purchased Ehlert Publishing’s Sportsman’s Groups, including 84,000-circ. Bowhunting World and 11,000-circ. trade title Archery Business.
buyer parent: EBSCO Industries, Inc.
buyer: Grand View Media Group
Grand View Media Group specializes in consumer and business-to-business magazines, as well as custom publishing. The company joined EBSCO in 2002 and currently publishes fifteen titles and three directories covering the outdoors and business-to-business markets. "
seller parent: Affinity Group, Inc.
seller: Ehlert Publishing Group, Inc.
Established in 1976, Ehlert Publishing Group, based in Maple Grove, Minn., publishes trade and consumer magazines and directories focused on a variety of markets such as all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, bowhunting, fly fishing and boating. The company also produc
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

American Media Inc., acquired Adventure Sports Network

synopsis: National Enquirer publisher American Media has acquired TEN: Publishing’s Adventure Sports Network, a group of 14 action sports brands, including Bike, Powder and Surfer magazines as well as the Dew Tour event series.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Us Weekly, Globe, National Examiner, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. "
target parent: Discovery Communications, Inc.
target: Adventure Sports Network
Adventure Sports Network is a group of 14 action sports brands, including Bike, Powder and Surfer magazines as well as the Dew Tour event series. The Dew Tour is an innovative contest series and content platform for extreme sports.
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closed 7/31/2020 via Company Press Release

Auto Trader Group plc, acquired AutoConvert

synopsis: Auto Trader Group, the UK’s largest automotive marketplace, has acquired AutoConvert, a UK-based finance, insurance and compliance software platform for the automotive sector. AutoConvert features integrated CRM solutions and helps dealers, brokers, car supermarkets and dealer networks to increase their efficiency and reduce operational costs.
buyer: Auto Trader Group plc (LSE:AUTO:$368.90)
Auto Trader Group plc is the UK and Ireland’s largest digital automotive marketplace. They specialise in new and second hand automotive sales, including cars sold by private sellers and trade dealers. They help vehicle retailers compete effectively on the marketplace in order to sell more vehicles. "
target: AutoConvert
AutoConvert is a UK-based finance, insurance and compliance software platform for the automotive sector. AutoConvert features integrated CRM solutions and helps dealers, brokers, car supermarkets and dealer networks to increase their efficiency and reduce operational costs.
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closed 10/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Auto Trader Group plc, acquired KeeResources Ltd.

synopsis: Auto Trader Group plc, the UK’s largest automotive marketplace, announces the acquisition of KeeResources Limited.    Founded in 2000, KeeResources is a trusted provider of software solutions, data and services to the automotive industry, including a detailed vehicle taxonomy dataset for new and used cars.
buyer: Auto Trader Group plc (LSE:AUTO:$368.90)
Auto Trader Group plc is the UK and Ireland’s largest digital automotive marketplace. They specialise in new and second hand automotive sales, including cars sold by private sellers and trade dealers. They help vehicle retailers compete effectively on the marketplace in order to sell more vehicles. "
target: KeeResources Ltd.
KeeResources, established in 2000, is a trusted provider of software, vehicle data, and digital solutions to the automotive industry. Their data powers systems, websites and apps for many of the automotive industries biggest brands, including vehicle manufacturers, dealer groups and media owners.
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closed 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Auto Trader Group plc, acquired Motor Trade Delivery Ltd

synopsis: Auto Trader Group PLC, the UK and Ireland’s largest digital automotive marketplace, announced that it has purchased Motor Trade Delivery, a unique, real time online service for car dealerships and logistics companies. Their service allows dealerships to move cars at the best market price, while logistics companies optimise their driver's routing.
buyer: Auto Trader Group plc (LSE:AUTO:$368.90)
Auto Trader Group plc is the UK and Ireland’s largest digital automotive marketplace. They specialise in new and second hand automotive sales, including cars sold by private sellers and trade dealers. They help vehicle retailers compete effectively on the marketplace in order to sell more vehicles. "
target: Motor Trade Delivery Ltd
Motor Trade Delivery is a unique, real time online service that brings together car dealerships and logistics companies. Their service allows dealerships to move cars at the best market price, while logistics companies improve planning by optimising their driver's time and routing.
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announced 1/21/2014 via Reuters

Apax Partners, will acquire Trader Media Group

synopsis: Apax Partners will acquire a 50.1 percent equity stake in Trader Media from the Guardian Media Group. Trader Media Group publishes market leading niche titles such as Auto Trader, Top Marques, Bike Trader, Truck & Plant Trader, Ad Trader, Motorhome and Caravan Trader, Boats and Yachts for Sale, Boat Trader and Farmers Trader.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Asia and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the advice or management of Apax Partners globally total around $30 billion. "
target parent: Guardian Media Group plc
target: Trader Media Group (LSE:AUTO:$368.90)
Trader Media Group publishes market leading niche titles such as Auto Trader, Top Marques, Bike Trader, Truck & Plant Trader, Ad Trader, Motorhome and Caravan Trader, Boats and Yachts for Sale, Boat Trader and Farmers Trader, all leading their sectors with magazine readership and web visitors.
price ($mm)[EV]
$994 [$1,926]*
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announced 7/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Azentio Software, will acquire Beyontec

synopsis: Azentio Software, a Singapore-headquartered software products business, will acquire Beyontec, a leading insurance technology company. Beyontec provides a comprehensive range of digital solutions for the insurance industry, including a core multi-line insurance administration system, digital platform-based ecosystem solutions, and more.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Azentio Software
Azentio Software provides mission critical, vertical-specific software products for customers in banking, financial services and insurance verticals and includes key products such as Kastle™ (universal banking platform), Amlock™ (compliance software suite), and more. "
target: Beyontec
Beyontec is a global insurance solution provider, addressing all aspects of insurance business, including general insurance, takaful, life insurance, medical insurance, and insurance broking. Beyontec's offerings include a core insurance administration solution, specific accelerator tools, and more.
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announced 6/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, will acquire CyberGrants LLC

synopsis: Apax Partners will acquire CyberGrants, a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for corporate social responsibility (CSR), employee engagement, and volunteer management, from Waud Capital Partners. CyberGrants delivers market-leading CSR software solutions to some of the most respected companies and foundations in the world.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
target: CyberGrants LLC
CyberGrants delivers fully-hosted, web-based solutions to the most respected companies and foundations in the world. The company helps large, globally invested organizations quickly activate their charitable causes to realize strategic, measurable outcomes.
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closed 6/11/2021 via BusinessWire

Apax Partners, acquired Infogain Corporation

synopsis: Infogain, a Silicon Valley-based leader in human-centered digital platform and software engineering services, announced its PE ownership will change hands, from ChrysCapital to funds advised by Apax, a leading global private equity advisory firm with significant experience investing in technology companies.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: ChrysCapital
target: Infogain Corporation
Infogain is a Silicon Valley headquartered company with software platform engineering and deep domain expertise in travel, retail, insurance and high technology industries.
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closed 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Coalfire Systems, Inc., acquired Denim Group

synopsis: Coalfire has acquired Denim Group, a recognized leader in application security, to advance Coalfire's commitment to bring simplicity and scale to AppSec risk programs through automation. With the acquisition, Coalfire will transform modern application development in a way that optimizes scarce DevSecOps resources and accelerates time to market.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Coalfire Systems, Inc.
Coalfire is a cybersecurity advisor that helps cloud infrastructure providers, SaaS providers, and enterprises solve their toughest cybersecurity problems. Coalfire empowers clients to achieve their business objectives, use security and compliance to their advantage, and fuel their success. "
target: Denim Group
Denim Group is the leading independent application security firm, serving as a trusted advisor to customers on matters of application risk and security. The company helps organizations assess and mitigate application security risk.
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closed 4/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

InfoVista, acquired Empirix Inc.

synopsis: Infovista, the global leader in network lifecycle automation, has completed the acquisition of Empirix, a leader in network and service testing, performance monitoring, assurance, and analytics. With this acquisition, Infovista expands the capabilities of its cloud-native, open platform which manages the entire network lifecycle.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: InfoVista
Infovista is the global leader in network lifecycle automation. The company powers complex intelligent networks to ensure they deliver a brilliant user experience, maximizing productivity and efficiency, securely. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Empirix Inc.
Empirix is a leader in end-to-end test automation, and network and service performance monitoring, assurance, and analytics. Empirix's solutions optimize business processes, reduce operational costs, maximize customer retention and grow revenue for communication service providers and enterprises.
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closed 4/14/2021 via Company Press Release

GRAITEC, acquired StrucSoft Solutions Ltd.

synopsis: GRAITEC, an international Building Information Modeling (BIM), Fabrication, and Design software developer, has acquired StrucSoft Solutions. Headquartered in Quebec, StrucSoft develops a suite of light gauge steel and wood framing software to model, coordinate, engineer, and manufacture directly within the Autodesk Revit environment.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: GRAITEC
France-based GRAITEC is a Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions company for design, computing, simulation, manufacturing, and collaborative management, and an Autodesk partner. GRAITEC supports digital transformation by offering BIM software solutions, consulting, and training. "
target: StrucSoft Solutions Ltd.
Based in Canada, StrucSoft Solutions develops software and provides services to the manufacturing and construction industries. StrucSoft leverages Building Information Modeling technology to digitize and automate the creation and flow of manufacturing data from the design model to the shop floor.
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announced 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Formula Systems Ltd., will acquire Zap Group Ltd.

synopsis: Formula Systems Ltd. will acquire full ownership of ZAP Group from Apax Partners. Zap Group is Israel's largest consumer website company, with more than 20 websites. Its leading websites are the Zap price comparison site, Zap Golden Pages business directory and the Zap Rest restaurant and culinary website.
buyer parent: The Asseco Group
buyer: Formula Systems Ltd. (TASE:FORTY:$1,933.92)
Formula Systems is a global information technology holding company engaged, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, in providing software consulting services and computer-based business solutions and developing proprietary software products. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Zap Group Ltd.
Zap Group is Israel's largest consumer website company, with more than 20 websites that have over 17 million monthly visitors. With 300 employees, the company's leading websites are the Zap price comparison site, Zap Golden Pages business directory and the Zap Rest restaurant and culinary website.
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

GRAITEC, acquired Arktec

synopsis: GRAITEC, an international BIM, Fabrication, and Design software developer, has acquired Arktec, a Spanish provider of structural analysis and project management solutions for the AEC industry. Arktec offers software solutions for high-end structural analysis, budget and cost estimating, and construction ERP.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: GRAITEC
France-based GRAITEC is a Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions company for design, computing, simulation, manufacturing, and collaborative management, and an Autodesk partner. GRAITEC supports digital transformation by offering BIM software solutions, consulting, and training. "
target: Arktec
Arktec is a Spanish provider of structural analysis and project management solutions for the AEC industry. Arktec offers high-end structural analysis software that enable engineers to design any type of structure. They also offer budget and cost estimating, and construction ERP solutions.
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closed 2/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Expereo, acquired Videns IT Services

synopsis: Expereo, the global provider of managed Internet, Cloud access, and SD-WAN solutions, announced the acquisition of Videns IT Services, the leading network-independent service provider of managed SD-WAN and SASE solutions.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Expereo
Netherlands-based Expereo is the leading provider of managed network solutions, including global internet connectivity, SD-WAN, and cloud acceleration services. Expereo is the trusted partner of 30% of Fortune 500 companies and powers enterprise and government sites worldwide. "
target: Videns IT Services
Founded in 2012, Videns IT Services is the leading network-independent service provider of managed SD-WAN and SASE solutions. Videns is the alternative for enterprises that are looking to replace their traditional telco services with flexible, cost-effective, cloud-enabled and secure WAN services.
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announced 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Trade Me Ltd, will acquire Homes.co.nz

synopsis: Trade Me, an online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, will acquire Homes.co.nz, the most useful, usable and popular property related website in New Zealand. Homes empowers users to make better-informed property decisions. The website provides free property data, insights, estimated values and real estate listings.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Trade Me Ltd (NZSE:TME:$171.53)
Trade Me is the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, spanning auctions and fixed price sales for new and used goods, with automotive, real estate and employment businesses. It also has web businesses specialising in accommodation and dating. "
target: Homes.co.nz
Homes.co.nz is the most useful, usable and popular property related website in New Zealand. Homes is focused on empowering users with the resources they need to make better-informed property decisions. The website provides free property data, insights, estimated values and real estate listings.
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announced 2/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, will acquire Herjavec Group

synopsis: Funds advised by Apax Partners announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake of Herjavec Group (HG), an award-winning global Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) and cyber operations leader.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target: Herjavec Group
Canada-based Herjavec Group provides cybersecurity products and services to enterprise organizations. Their service expertise includes Advisory Services, Technology Architecture & Implementation, Identity Services, Managed Security Services, Threat Management, and Incident Response.
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closed 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Acton Media Inc., acquired Domino Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: North Equity LLC, a venture equity firm, has acquired the leading home and design digital media brand Domino from Multiply Media, LLC. Founded in 2005, Domino is the ultimate resource for discovering your personal style and translating that into your home. Domino will join Acton Media Inc., a portfolio company of North Equity.
buyer parent: North Equity LLC
buyer: Acton Media Inc.
Acton Media Inc. is a portfolio company of North Equity that comprises its home and lifestyle-focused brands, including SAVEUR and BobVila.com. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Domino Media Group, Inc.
Domino is a guide for a stylish life and home. Domino publishes quarterly print magazines, daily content on domino.com and a mobile app to bring community and commerce together. Domino covers the latest in interior design, home tours, DIYs, entertaining, travel, wellness, weddings, and news.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Idealista S.A.U., acquired Rentger

synopsis: Leading Spanish property portal company idealista has announced its acquisition of rental management software company Rentger. Founded in Madrid in 2018, Rentger automates tasks and paperwork associated with renting and claims to cut admin tasks by 80% for the private and professional landlords and institutions it is marketed to.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Idealista S.A.U.
Idealista is a Madrid-based property classifieds site. Idealista makes looking for a property in Spain easy, with more than 1,700,000 listings of flats and houses for sale or rent. "
target: Rentger
Rentger is a rental management software company. Founded in Madrid in 2018, Rentger automates tasks and paperwork associated with renting and claims to cut admin tasks by 80% for the private and professional landlords and institutions it is marketed to.
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announced 1/13/2021 via PR Newswire

ThoughtWorks, will acquire Gemini Solutions

synopsis: ThoughtWorks, a global software consultancy, will acquire Gemini Solutions Inc., a privately-held software development and consulting services firm based in Romania. With over 170 team members, Gemini Solutions covers a broad spectrum of technologies across the entire software product development lifecycle.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: ThoughtWorks
ThoughtWorks is a global software consultancy and community of passionate purpose-led individuals. The company provides access to a broad range of technology capabilities, to help customers think big, move fast, and deliver value with the right skills at the right time. "
target: Gemini Solutions
Gemini Solutions is a software development and consulting services firm based in Romania. The company covers a broad spectrum of technologies, creating and executing plans for the entire product development lifecycle and mitigating risks along the way.
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announced 12/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Permira, will acquire Boats Group

synopsis: Permira has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Boats Group, an online classifieds marketplace and technology provider for the recreational marine industry. Through its industry-leading brands and integrated suite of data, marketing software, and workflow tools, Boats Group’s global marketplaces connect millions of buyers and sellers of boats.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm. Permira advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$50bn (€44bn) and makes long-term investments, including majority control investments and strategic minority investments. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Boats Group
Boats Group’s brands are the largest online boating marketplaces in the world and have been partners in the boating industry for nearly 20 years. Boats Group also provides marine businesses with a comprehensive suite of technology-based marketing solutions.
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closed 12/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Chaucer Group Limited, acquired Medley Business Solutions Ltd.

synopsis: Chaucer Group, a UK digital transformation consultancy, has acquired ICT advisory firm Medley Business Solutions. Headquartered in Guildford, UK, Medley provides client-side services from strategy through to implementation and operation, and delivers services to central government, criminal justice, law enforcement, government agencies and NDPBs.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Chaucer Group Limited
Chaucer, based in the UK, helps clients transform beyond a technology focus, developing their culture, improving their strategy and operating models to enable them as digital enterprises. Chaucer is more than a digital transformation consultancy; they are people-focused catalysts for change. "
target: Medley Business Solutions Ltd.
Medley is a strategic ICT advisory firm based in the UK. Medley provides independent client-side services from strategy through to implementation and operation, and delivers services to central government, criminal justice, law enforcement, government agencies, and non-departmental public bodies.
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closed 12/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

TIVIT SA, acquired Privally

synopsis: TIVIT, a Brazil-based multinational company that offers enterprise-level digital solutions, has acquired Privally, a Brazilian leader in cybersecurity and data protection solutions. Privally offers a privacy management software suite that features solutions for privacy policy management, cookies, privacy control, information security and more.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: TIVIT SA
TIVIT is a Brazil-based multinational company that offers enterprise-level digital solutions. TIVIT offers industry-leading digital solutions to help their clients develop their businesses. They offer services for digital business, cloud, digital payments, cybersecurity and technology platforms. "
target: Privally
Privally is a Brazilian leader in cybersecurity and data protection solutions. Privally offers a privacy management software suite that features solutions for privacy policy management, cookies, privacy control, information security and more.
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closed 11/23/2020 via BusinessWire

GlobalLogic, Inc., acquired ECS Group

synopsis: GlobalLogic Inc., a leader in Digital Product Engineering, has acquired ECS Group, a leading digital transformation and DevOps consultancy. Headquartered in London, ECS delivers digital solutions that harness the latest cloud technologies, with a focus on Digital Engineering, Data Analytics, and Customer Experience.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: GlobalLogic, Inc.
GlobalLogic is a leader in digital product engineering, helping clients design and build products, platforms, and digital experiences. GlobalLogal combines strategic design, complex engineering, and vertical industry expertise to help clients accelerate their transition into digital businesses. "
target: ECS Group
ECS is a UK digital transformation consultancy business. Though specialized in regulatory compliance fields, ECS helps clients in all industries transform their businesses using advanced custom IT solutions by providing Data & Analytics, Customer Experience, and Digital Engineering solutions.
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announced 11/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, will acquire Diapason

synopsis: Apax Partners, a leading global private equity advisory firm, will acquire a majority stake in Diapason, a French company that designs software for financial organisations. Diapason enables organisations to transform their treasury. Their solution optimises cash management, automates payments, and manages risk related to securities portfolios.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target: Diapason
Diapason is a French company that designs software for financial organisations. Diapason enables organisations to transform their treasury with a one-size-fits-all integrated solution. Their solution optimises cash management, automates payments, and manages risk related to securities portfolios.
price ($mm)
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$12
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0.0x
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announced 11/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., will acquire ECi Software Solutions

synopsis: ECI Software Solutions, a leader in cloud-based business management software solutions for small and medium sized companies, announced that Leonard Green & Partners will acquire a majority stake in the company from funds advised by Apax Partners and The Carlyle Group.
buyer: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”) is a leading private equity investment firm founded in 1989 and based in Los Angeles. Their firm partners with experienced management teams and often with founders to invest in market-leading companies. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: ECi Software Solutions
ECI Software Solutions provides industry-specific business software solutions and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECI has served small to medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction, and field service organizations.
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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 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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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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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:$4,833.48)
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)
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$96
EBITDA ($mm)
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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.
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$51
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$34
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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 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 is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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