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closed 3/11/2014 via PR Web

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired SaaS Markets

synopsis: SaaS Markets, the enterprise cloud marketplace provider, announces it has been acquired by Sysnet Global Solutions, a market leader in payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant retention solutions for acquiring organizations.
buyer: Sysnet Global Solutions
Sysnet Global Solutions provides payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant intelligence solutions. Sysnet offers a range of services, including its proprietary web based compliance management and merchant intelligence solution SysnetAIRTM. "
target: SaaS Markets
SaaS Markets–the enterprise app store company–builds branded app stores for the employee populations of large companies and their external business customers. Leading financial companies, retail brands, telecom.
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closed 5/23/2011 via BusinessWire

Conduit Ltd., acquired Wibiya

synopsis: Conduit Ltd., the largest global network of browser and mobile app publishers, announced the acquisition of leading web publishing solution and app platform, Wibiya. Wibiya offers a one-stop platform that allows web publishers to easily integrate, manage and track third party applications on their websites.
buyer: Conduit Ltd.
Conduit is the largest global network of web and mobile app publishers with over 260,000 members and their 230 million users. Conduit enables publishers to seamlessly encapsulate content and deploy it everywhere from browsers and web sites to all major mobile devices. "
target: Wibiya
Founded in 2008, Wibiya is the leading web application solutions provider, offering a one-stop platform that allows web publishers to easily integrate, manage and track third party applications on their websites. It provides fully customizable, easy-to-use web apps to more than 120,000 websites.
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closed 10/25/2018 via Company Press Release

WP Engine, Inc., acquired Array Themes

synopsis: WP Engine, the leading WordPress digital experience platform, has acquired Array Themes. Since 2009, Array has served the WordPress community as one of the top theme providers dedicated to authentic, eclectic design and easy-to-use WordPress products.
buyer: WP Engine, Inc.
WP Engine is the WordPress Digital Experience Platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. "
target: Array Themes
Since 2009, Array has served the WordPress community as one of the top theme providers dedicated to authentic, eclectic design and easy-to-use WordPress products.
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closed 2/28/2018 via PR Web

Wellspring Search, LLC, acquired CoolHomepages.com

synopsis: Wellspring Search, LLC has acquired CoolHomepages.com, the California-based design portal that has launched and made thousands of design careers in the digital industry. CoolHomepages.com features a collection of web templates for sale, and a designer portfolio section that helps customers find a web designer that matches their needs.
buyer: Wellspring Search, LLC
Based in Gettysburg, PA and Frederick, MD, Wellspring Search delivers world-class digital marketing services with a focus on SEO, SEM, marketing automation, and content marketing. Wellspring Search delivers business leads, value, and competitive advantage for their clients. "
target: CoolHomepages.com
Founded in 1997, CoolHomepages.com is one of the oldest web design websites in the United States. CoolHomepages.com features a collection of web templates for sale, and a designer portfolio section that helps customers find a web designer whose portfolio and budget matches their needs.
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closed 3/14/2012 via Company Press Release

Fotolia, acquired Wilogo SARL

synopsis: Fotolia, the first worldwide social marketplace for royalty free stock images, announced the acquisition of Wilogo.com, a leading crowdsourcing design community.
buyer: Fotolia
Fotolia is the first worldwide social marketplace for royalty free stock images, allowing individuals and professionals to legally buy and share stock images and illustrations. "
target: Wilogo SARL
Wilogo connects graphic designers with companies to produce amazing design. Their goal is to help companies rapidly source a variety of high quality design concepts and materials.
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closed 6/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Brightstar Corp., acquired Next Wireless

synopsis: Brightstar Corp., a company that distributes mobile phones and other devices, announced the acquisition of Next Wireless Group, a global technology company focused on online sales of new and used devices to consumers.
buyer parent: Softbank Corporation
buyer: Brightstar Corp.
Brightstar simplifies the wireless world, making mobile technology accessible to everyone. A subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp., they are the world’s leading mobile services company for managing devices and accessories. "
target: Next Wireless
Next Wireless Group is an Irish-based privately-owned technology company involved in the selling of new and used mobile devices to consumers and businesses globally.
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closed 9/17/2013 via Market Wire

CloudSpokes, acquired TopCoder

synopsis: Appirio, a global cloud services provider, announced that it has acquired TopCoder. By combining TopCoder's global capacity and design capability with CloudSpokes' expertise in cloud and advanced web technologies, Appirio and its customers now have access to nearly 600,000 of the world's best developers, designers and data analytics experts.
buyer parent: Appirio, Inc
buyer: CloudSpokes
CloudSpokes is the leader in crowdsourced cloud development work. The crowdsourcing marketplace matches companies who need development work with a worldwide community of more than 70,000 cloud experts. Founded in 2011, CloudSpokes is operated by Appirio. "
target: TopCoder
TopCoder is the world’s largest open innovation community of digital creators with more than a half million members representing algorithmists, software developers and creative artists globally. The community creates digital assets including analytics, software and creative designs and solutions.
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closed 9/10/2013 via Market Wire

AppDirect, acquired Standing Cloud

synopsis: AppDirect, the leading cloud service marketplace company, announced that it has acquired Standing Cloud, a leading provider of cloud management services, such as automated software packaging and orchestration that enable fast, seamless application deployment and management.
buyer: AppDirect
AppDirect is the leading cloud service marketplace company dedicated to revolutionizing the way businesses run. Its award-winning platform connects businesses, brands, and developers through a global network of partner marketplaces. "
target: Standing Cloud
Standing Cloud is a leading provider of cloud application marketplace and management solutions. Integrating application software with on-demand infrastructure, they deliver an automated application layer for cloud providers, technology solutions providers and ISVs.
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closed 12/3/2012 via PR Web

Clover Wireless, acquired YouRenew

synopsis: Clover Wireless announced the acquisition of YouRenew. YouRenew provides full service trade-in solutions for the wireless industry. Through its YouRenew and CorporateRenew services, YouRenew offers both businesses and consumers a convenient way to sell back and responsibly recycle their old electronic devices.
buyer: Clover Wireless
Clover Wireless is a global provider of private label trade-in, buy-back and repair services offering vertically integrated customizable solutions for carriers, retailers and OEMs. "
target: YouRenew
YouRenew provides full service trade-in solutions for the wireless industry. YouRenew was started in 2008 in New Haven, Connecticut, with the mission to incentivize consumers and businesses to renew old electronic devices rather than throw them in the trash.
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announced 9/5/2018 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Donuts Inc.

synopsis: Donuts Inc., the global leader in high-quality, new top-level Internet domains, announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Abry Partners, a leading private equity firm. Donuts holds the world's largest portfolio of new top-level domains (TLDs).
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced media, communications, and information services focused private equity firms in North America. It specializes in late stage. The firm has completed over $77 billion of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, growth financing and recapitalization. "
target: Donuts Inc.
Donuts simplifies and connects a fragmented online world with domain names and related technologies that allow people and businesses to build, market and own their digital identities.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Epik Holdings Inc., acquired Undeveloped B.V.

synopsis: Undeveloped, a startup that lets users easily buy and sell domain names, has been acquired by US registrar Epik (who calls itself ‘The Swiss Bank of Domains’). Undeveloped allows users to shop 21 million domains directly from sellers in 100+ countries, and finally go beyond already taken domain names.
buyer: Epik Holdings Inc.
Epik is the premier provider of integrated domain name lifecycle management solutions. With Epik, customers can easily and cost-efectively manage the entire life cycle of their domain portfolios, from acquisition and registration. "
target: Undeveloped B.V.
Undeveloped is a startup that lets users easily buy and sell domain names. Undeveloped is the world's leading marketplace for digital brands. Shop 21 million domains directly from sellers in 100+ countries, and finally go beyond already taken domain names!
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closed 12/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, acquired Instra Corporation

synopsis: Publicly traded domain name registrar and registry CentralNic has agreed to acquire domain name registrar Instra Group. Instra has a 15 year history of leadership in the domain industry, selling and promoting gTLD and ccTLD domain names and servicing customers in more than 200 countries worldwide.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$31.72)
CentralNic plc, (AIM: CNIC) is the Registry Service Provider powering the sale of domain names through online retailers globally. One of the world's pioneering registry service providers, CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. "
target: Instra Corporation
Instra has a 15 year history of leadership in the domain industry, selling and promoting gTLD and ccTLD domain names and servicing customers in more than 200 countries worldwide.
price ($mm)
$24
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$11
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closed 5/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Flippa.com Pty Ltd, acquired Domain Holdings Group, Inc.

synopsis: Flippa announced that it has acquired Domain Holdings Group, the award-winning premium domain brokerage company based in Florida, USA. Flippa is the web's #1 marketplace for buying and selling websites, domains and apps.
buyer: Flippa.com Pty Ltd
Flippa is the world’s largest marketplace for buying and selling established websites. Flippa also hosts the sale of domain names through it’s platform. Over $88 million in websites and domains have changed hands since its creation. "
target: Domain Holdings Group, Inc.
Domain Holdings Group, Inc. (DH) is an industry leading domain name brokerage firm specializing in the representation and acquisition of premium domain names.
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closed 9/4/2014 via PR Newswire

Westcon Group, Inc., acquired Verecloud, Inc.

synopsis: Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading technology solutions, announced the acquisition of the assets of Verecloud, Inc., the developer of an advanced channel distribution platform for cloud and services solutions. Verecloud will be incorporated in Westcon Group's Cloud Solutions Practice.
buyer parent: Datatec Limited
buyer: Westcon Group, Inc.
Westcon Group, Inc. is a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Westcon Group's teams are located in 70+ countries around the globe. "
target: Verecloud, Inc.
Verecloud's® mission is to provide mid-market businesses and technology resellers with a single place to discover, buy, monitor and manage their cloud services. Their Nimbus platform features a marketplace of best-of-breed cloud services integrated into a single experience.
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closed 9/23/2013 via PR Web

TechStars, acquired NameLayer

synopsis: TechStars, a provider of seed funding from over 75 top venture capital firms and angel investors who are vested in the success of startups, has announced that they have acquired NameLayer, a popular inventory of brandable domain names curated for the tech market.
buyer: TechStars
Techstars provides seed funding from over 75 top venture capital firms and angel investors who are vested in the success of startups, as well as intense mentorship from hundreds of the best entrepreneurs in the world. "
target: NameLayer
NameLayer is the commercialization of domain name aftermarket algorithms designed to find the needles in the domain market haystack. Their technology allows them to rapidly build out an inventory of very high quality domain names curated for tech startup brandability.
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closed 9/19/2013 via BusinessWire

GoDaddy.com, acquired Afternic, Inc

synopsis: GoDaddy, the world’s leading domain name provider, has acquired Afternic, one of the industry’s leading domain name aftermarket companies. The move creates an unprecedented level of domain name aftermarket inventory from one source, enabling buyers to purchase registered domain names offered for sale quickly and easily.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$2,736.90)
Go Daddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web hosting provider and new SSL provider, focused on helping small businesses grow larger. Go Daddy provides dozens of cloud-based services and is the largest worldwide mass-market hosting provider by annual revenue. "
target parent: NameMedia, Inc.
target: Afternic, Inc
Afternic’s Domain Name Marketplace has over 1.8 million premium domains available for purchase supported by complementary products such as a domain name appraisal service, a domain purchase assistance team; secure domain name escrow services, and a platform for generating advertising revenue.
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announced 7/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

SaaSMAX Corp, will acquire SaaSMAX Corp

synopsis: Dina M. Moskowitz, sole director of SaaSMAX, agreed to acquire SaaSMAX Corp., the ultimate app marketplace, solution provider network and channel management program. SaaSMAX is a cloud-based B2B platform that automates and manages reseller transactions and commissions between Business Cloud App Vendors and Solution Providers/Value-added resellers.
buyer: SaaSMAX Corp
SaaSMAX Corp. is the ultimate app marketplace, solution provider network and channel management program. SaaSMAX is a cloud-based B2B platform that automates and manages reseller transactions and commissions between Business Cloud App Vendors and Solution Providers/Value-added resellers. "
target: SaaSMAX Corp
SaaSMAX Corp. is the ultimate app marketplace, solution provider network and channel management program. SaaSMAX is a cloud-based B2B platform that automates and manages reseller transactions and commissions between Business Cloud App Vendors and Solution Providers/Value-added resellers.
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closed 11/28/2006 via BusinessWire

NameMedia, Inc., acquired Afternic, Inc

synopsis: NameMedia, the industry leader in Direct Search and Premium Domain Name Sales, has acquired Afternic, Inc., the industry’s pioneer marketplace for the resale of domain names. Afternic will join with BuyDomains, NameMedia’s existing domain name marketplace, in creating the leading platform for the domain aftermarket
buyer parent: Highland Capital Holdings Corporation
buyer: NameMedia, Inc.
NameMedia is the industry leader in Direct Search and the marketplace for premium domain names. The company leverages the power of Direct Search through a proprietary publishing platform that creates revenue-generating search destinations. "
target: Afternic, Inc
Afternic’s Domain Name Marketplace has over 1.8 million premium domains available for purchase supported by complementary products such as a domain name appraisal service, a domain purchase assistance team; secure domain name escrow services, and a platform for generating advertising revenue.
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closed 10/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

YouTube, acquired FameBit, Inc.

synopsis: Online video and media giant, YouTube, through its parent company Alphabet Inc's Google has acquired Famebit, a YouTube marketing platform that connects YouTubers and other “influencers” with brands to create videos that are shared across the internet.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: YouTube
YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. It provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. "
target: FameBit, Inc.
Fame Bit is a YouTube marketing platform that enable brands to collaborate with YouTube influencers and create videos that are shared across the internet. It is a convenient method to find, hire and work with YouTube Influencers and create brand awareness with tutorial videos.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bounce Exchange, acquired GoChime, Inc.

synopsis: Bounce Exchange, a New York-based marketing software company, has acquired direct marketing startup GoChime for an undisclosed amount. GoChime is an online marketplace that connects individuals with brands, based on information they post to their social media channels.
buyer: Bounce Exchange
Bounce Exchange is a marketing software company that has invented Behavioral Automation, a new class of enterprise marketing software. Bounce Exchange analyzes digital body language to make websites way more convenient and user-friendly. "
target: GoChime, Inc.
GoChime is a direct marketing startup. It is an online marketplace that connects individuals with brands, based on information they post to their social media channels.
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closed 3/11/2014 via PR Web

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired SaaS Markets

synopsis: SaaS Markets, the enterprise cloud marketplace provider, announces it has been acquired by Sysnet Global Solutions, a market leader in payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant retention solutions for acquiring organizations.
buyer: Sysnet Global Solutions
Sysnet Global Solutions provides payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant intelligence solutions. Sysnet offers a range of services, including its proprietary web based compliance management and merchant intelligence solution SysnetAIRTM. "
target: SaaS Markets
SaaS Markets–the enterprise app store company–builds branded app stores for the employee populations of large companies and their external business customers. Leading financial companies, retail brands, telecom.
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closed 3/11/2014 via PR Web

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired SaaS Markets

synopsis: SaaS Markets, the enterprise cloud marketplace provider, announces it has been acquired by Sysnet Global Solutions, a market leader in payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant retention solutions for acquiring organizations.
buyer: Sysnet Global Solutions
Sysnet Global Solutions provides payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant intelligence solutions. Sysnet offers a range of services, including its proprietary web based compliance management and merchant intelligence solution SysnetAIRTM. "
target: SaaS Markets
SaaS Markets–the enterprise app store company–builds branded app stores for the employee populations of large companies and their external business customers. Leading financial companies, retail brands, telecom.
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closed 11/15/2012 via PR Newswire

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired Panoptic Security, Inc.

synopsis: Sysnet Global Solutions announced that it has acquired Panoptic Security, Inc., the U.S. based provider of PCI DSS compliance validation services to small and mid-size merchants, ISOs, acquiring banks and credit card processors.
buyer: Sysnet Global Solutions
Sysnet Global Solutions provides payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant intelligence solutions. Sysnet offers a range of services, including its proprietary web based compliance management and merchant intelligence solution SysnetAIRTM. "
target: Panoptic Security, Inc.
Panoptic Security, Inc., headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a U.S. based provider of PCI DSS compliance validation software and services for small and mid-size merchants, ISOs, acquiring banks and credit card processors.
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closed 10/3/2018 via Company Press Release

Silver Investment Partners, acquired ALVARA Cash Management Group AG

synopsis: Silver Investment Partners (SIP), an independent equity investor in small and medium sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, has acquired a majority stake in ALVARA Cash Management Group AG (ALVARA), a German provider of payment software solutions for retailers, cash-in-transit companies and financial institutions.
buyer: Silver Investment Partners
Silver Investment Partners is an independent equity investor in small and medium sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Silver Investment Partners acquires both majority and minority equity stakes in companies with sales between EUR 5 million and EUR 100 million. "
target: ALVARA Cash Management Group AG
ALVARA is a German provider of payment software solutions for retailers, cash-in-transit companies and financial institutions. Their solutions enable their clients to better control the entire cash cycle and helps increase the transparency and security of payments while minimizing the risk of fraud.
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closed 8/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Accruent, LLC, acquired Lucernex

synopsis: Accruent, the world’s leading provider of software and services that enable organizations to shape, drive, manage and control their physical assets, announced that it has acquired Plano, Texas-based Lucernex, Inc. Lucernex is a leading, global provider of cloud-based, Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS).
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Accruent, LLC
Accruent provides software and services that enable organizations to shape, drive, manage and control their physical assets. Accruent’s solutions are at work in more than 5,800 leading organizations worldwide. "
target: Lucernex
Lucernex provides proven cloud-based real estate lifecycle management as well as financial contract and compliance solutions to companies in more than 70 countries. Lucernex is the market leader in helping customers mitigate risk through regulatory compliance of the new FASB and IASB guidelines.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BusinessWire

The Pepperjam Network, acquired AdAssured

synopsis: Pepperjam announced that it has acquired AdAssured, the leading online marketing compliance solution, and the first of its kind to unify comprehensive search, code, content and domain oversight in the affiliate and greater performance marketing channels.
buyer parent: Banneker Partners
buyer: The Pepperjam Network
Pepperjam provides brands and retailers with the resources and confidence needed to promote their brand and grow their business. It connects data and analytics across all performance channels and devices to generate creative solutions. "
target: AdAssured
AdAssured’s comprehensive Affiliate Channel Compliance package provides retailers with the necessary tools to ensure publishers are correctly representing their brand in the affiliate channel.
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closed 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Archway Marketing Services, acquired PogMaker

synopsis: Archway, a leader in marketing logistics, fulfillment services and supply chain management, announced the acquisition of PogMaker Software, a cloud based planogramming tool and in-store compliance application. Ron Cox, the Founder of PogMaker Software, will join the Archway team as Director of Planogram Technology.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Archway Marketing Services
Archway is a leading provider of marketing logistics and fulfillment services. Its solutions include fulfillment services, vendor management, digital print, print management, transportation management, consumer promotions, business intelligence and decision support. "
target: PogMaker
PogMaker Software is leading the way to moving the category management and planogramming functions to the web. PogMaker is committed to delivering the entire lifecycle of category management functionality in a portable web-based solution.
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closed 11/15/2012 via PR Newswire

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired Panoptic Security, Inc.

synopsis: Sysnet Global Solutions announced that it has acquired Panoptic Security, Inc., the U.S. based provider of PCI DSS compliance validation services to small and mid-size merchants, ISOs, acquiring banks and credit card processors.
buyer: Sysnet Global Solutions
Sysnet Global Solutions provides payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant intelligence solutions. Sysnet offers a range of services, including its proprietary web based compliance management and merchant intelligence solution SysnetAIRTM. "
target: Panoptic Security, Inc.
Panoptic Security, Inc., headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a U.S. based provider of PCI DSS compliance validation software and services for small and mid-size merchants, ISOs, acquiring banks and credit card processors.
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closed 10/10/2012 via PR Newswire

TransFirst, LLC, acquired CurveNorth

synopsis: TransFirst, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, has acquired substantially all of the assets of CurveNorth Corporation, a California-headquartered developer of software solutions for the merchant processing industry.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: TransFirst, LLC
A leading provider of secure transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, TransFirst offers innovative products and services designed with financial institution, independent sales organization, healthcare, e-commerce, government and merchant customers' unique needs in mind. "
target: CurveNorth
CurveNorth, Inc., a software solutions company founded in 2004, is dedicated to developing solutions in the merchant processing industry. Its flagship product, Merchant-Flo, addresses the workflow issues faced every day in the merchant services industry.
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closed 7/23/2018 via Company Press Release

PayU Group, acquired ZooZ

synopsis: PayU, a Neatherlands-based online payment service provider, has acquired ZOOZ, a payments technology company in Israel. ZOOZ provides an open payments platform that enables merchants to connect with multiple payment providers and allows them to consolidate and harmonize their payments data, analyze it and make smarter data-based decisions.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: PayU Group
PayU is a Neatherlands-based online payment service provider that delivers innovative technology that enables billions of people and millions of merchants to buy and sell online. The company deploys more than 300 payment methods and PCI certified platforms to process 1.2 million payments every day. "
target: ZooZ
ZOOZ is a payments technology company in Israel that provides an open payments platform designed to enable merchants to connect with multiple payment providers. The platform allows merchants to consolidate and harmonize their payments data, analyze it and make smarter data-based decisions.
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closed 2/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Appriss Retail, acquired LP Software, Inc.

synopsis: Appriss Retail, the industry leader in retail performance improvement solutions, announced the acquisition of LP Software, a leading developer of loss prevention and risk mitigation solutions. LP Software has a broad, diverse, and global customer base of more than 150 retailers, many new to the Appriss Retail family.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Appriss Retail
Appriss Retail optimizes retailers’ performance using predictive analytics to cut shrink, unlock sales opportunities, and protect margin. The company’s analytical insights drive action throughout the retail organization, including operations, loss prevention, marketing, and finance. "
target: LP Software, Inc.
LP Software, Inc. is an industry leader in incident management and compliance auditing software that is easy to use, powerful, and saves customers time and money. Their flexible solutions streamline a company’s loss prevention, operations, employee relations, and risk management departments.
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closed 7/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Avanquest, acquired Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware

synopsis: Avanquest has acquired the group holding the Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware businesses. Upclick is an ultra-modern platform used all over the world for the sale of digital products. Lulu Software is a major supplier of PDF solutions with its SodaPDF software. Adaware provides antivirus and security solutions.
buyer parent: Claranova S.A.
buyer: Avanquest (ENXTPA:AVQ:$105.99)
Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia. "
target: Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware
Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware are a Canadian group of companies. Lulu Software sells the Soda PDF application and document management solutions. Adaware specializes in Internet security and antivirus and security solutions. Upclick is an e-commerce platform used for the sale of digital goods.
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closed 8/15/2017 via BusinessWire

KPA L.L.C., acquired Automotive Compliance Consultants, Inc.

synopsis: KPA Services, LLC announced the acquisition of Automotive Compliance Consultants, Inc. (ACC). ACC provides a comprehensive dealership compliance program combining software and in-person consulting, with an emphasis on F&I, Privacy, Fair Lending, and EHS compliance.
buyer parent: CIVC Partners, LP
buyer: KPA L.L.C.
KPA delivers Environmental Health & Safety, HR Management, and Finance & Insurance Compliance programs that help clients achieve regulatory compliance, control risk, protect assets, and effectively manage people through SaaS programs, interactive training, and onsite compliance audit services. "
target: Automotive Compliance Consultants, Inc.
Automotive Compliance Consultants, Inc. (ACC) provides a comprehensive compliance program for dealerships, combining software and in-person consulting with an emphasis on F&I, Privacy, Fair Lending, and EHS compliance.
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closed 5/5/2015 via PR Newswire

DealerSocket, Inc., acquired AutoStar Solutions

synopsis: DealerSocket announced it has acquired AutoStar Solutions, a comprehensive automotive dealer management system (DMS) for Buy Here Pay Here (BHPH) and User Car Dealers. AutoStar's solutions include Web-Based DMS, PortalPay, CollectorPro, Insight Reporting, Leasing, AccountLink, NetLink, and more.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: DealerSocket, Inc.
DealerSocket provides dealerships with a single automotive platform containing marketing, sales, service, customer experience, and data mining solutions. Over 185,000 users at 6,500 auto dealerships throughout the U.S., Canada, and Australia are optimizing their dealership with in-depth statistics. "
target: AutoStar Solutions
AutoStar Solutions provides dealer management software solutions to independent automotive dealers and subprime finance companies in the US. AutoStar's web-based software solutions enable clients to automate and simplify activities while staying compliant with state and federal regulations.
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announced 1/26/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Borderfree, will acquire DutyCalculator

synopsis: Borderfree, a market leader in global ecommerce solutions, announced it will acquire Bundle Tech Limited, the operator of DutyCalculator, a provider of cloud-based global trade and customs compliance data services.
buyer: Borderfree (BRDR:$123.76)
Borderfree is a market leader in global ecommerce, operating a technology and services platform that the world's most iconic brands rely on to expand globally and transact with customers in more than 100 countries and territories and more than 60 currencies worldwide. "
target: DutyCalculator
DutyCalculator is a cloud-based solution for global tariff classification, import duty calculation and remittance and trade compliance. DutyCalculator solves the inherent complexity of global trade content through easy-to-use applications, API web services and online tools.
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$22
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closed 9/20/2013 via PR Web

AmeriCommerce, L.P., acquired AmeriCart

synopsis: AmeriCommerce has announced the acquisition of their strategic partner AmeriCart, which offers a secure shopping cart and add-to-cart buttons that allow users to sell products directy from their existing website. Americart is the simplest, most easy-to-use payment processing shopping cart designed for ecommerce.
buyer: AmeriCommerce, L.P.
AmeriCommerce Shopping Cart Software is a complete eCommerce package. In development since 2000, AmeriCommerce was designed with extensive input from marketing companies who actively sell products online. "
target: AmeriCart
Americart offers a secure shopping cart and add-to-cart buttons that allow users to sell products directy from their existing website. Americart is the simplest, most easy-to-use payment processing shopping cart designed for ecommerce.
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closed 9/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

EVO Payments International, acquired IP Commerce, Inc.

synopsis: EVO Payments International, LLC, a leading payments service provider, announced that it has acquired a perpetual software license from IP Commerce, Inc. of Denver, Colorado. The software license allows EVO to expand its ability through its proprietary processing platforms to support the software community.
buyer: EVO Payments International (EVOP:$529.62)
EVO is in the largest privately held credit card processor and among the top ten largest non-bank acquirers in the US and Canada.EVO actively services nearly 300,000 merchant customers businesses of all sizes, in various industries, focusing on the small to midsized merchants. "
target: IP Commerce, Inc.
IP Commerce provides cloud-computing platforms for commerce. Their Managed Commerce Services Platform enables service providers and software companies to become solution providers enabling new workflows and processes on-demand.
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announced 8/28/2013 via Company Press Release

NTT DOCOMO, will acquire Fine Trade gmbh

synopsis: NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced that it will acquire all shares of fine trade gmbh, the Austria-based e-commerce trading solution provider with payment options. fine trade's multiple payment solutions enable European online retailers to manage varying level of credit risk through payment avenues suited to a range of customers.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT DOCOMO (TSE:9437:$45,160.34)
NTT DOCOMO is Japan's largest mobile service provider of voice, data and multimedia services. With more than 60 million customers in Japan, the company is one of the world's largest mobile communications operators. "
target: Fine Trade gmbh
fine trade gmbh offers e-commerce trading solutions with payment options. The company offers online retailers to manage varying level of credit risk through payment avenues of customers.
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closed 5/24/2011 via PR Newswire

Cielo S.A., acquired Braspag

synopsis: Cielo S.A., the leading merchant acquirer and payment processor in Brazil, announces to the market the acquisition of 100% of the quotas representing the capital stock of Braspag - Tecnologia em Pagamento Ltda. ("Braspag") through a subsidiary. Braspag is known for innovation and the development of online payment solutions.
buyer: Cielo S.A.
Cielo S.A. is the leading merchant acquirer and payment processor in Brazil, engaged in merchant affiliations, management of the card acceptance network, as well as the capture, transmission, processing and settlement of credit and debit card transactions. "
target parent: Grupo Silvio Santos
target: Braspag
Founded in 2005, Braspag is known for innovation and the development of online payment solutions and is the leading company in payment processing for e-commerce in Brazil, with a market share of approximately 65% in its segment.
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closed 6/10/2009 via PR Newswire

Grupo Silvio Santos, acquired Braspag

synopsis: Ideiasnet S.A., a technology venture capital company that invests in Brazil and Latin America, announces the sale of Braspag, a company specialized in e-commerce operations processing, to the Silvio Santos group which has paid R$ 25 million to acquire 100% of the business.
buyer: Grupo Silvio Santos
Grupo Silvio Santos is a diversified conglomerate created and controlled by Silvio Santos. The principal member of the group is SBT, the second largest television network in Brazil. "
target parent: Ideasnet S.A.
target: Braspag
Braspag was founded with the objective of serving e-commerce companies with the best tools for electronic payments in the market, adapted for a flexible commercial model.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$1,488
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closed 1/5/2006 via PR Newswire

BitPass, Inc., acquired Yaga, Inc.

synopsis: BitPass, Inc., provider of the leading commerce platform for digital content and services, has acquired substantially all the assets of Yaga, Inc., a developer of payment and accounting solutions for content providers.
buyer: BitPass, Inc.
BitPass provides an innovative commerce platform that addresses the growing demand among digital content providers to efficiently monetize their online offerings. "
target: Yaga, Inc.
Yaga has developed a secure and reliable way to manage, sell, merchandise and deliver digital content, services and physical goods. Yaga's offering provides businesses with a more efficient means of reaching customers and prospects.
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closed 12/9/2005 via PR Newswire

Pay By Touch, acquired CardSystems Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Pay By Touch (TM), the leading provider of biometric authentication, loyalty, membership, and payment solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of CardSystems Solutions, Inc. for $47 million in stock and cash.
buyer: Pay By Touch
Pay By Touch is the global leader in biometric authentication, personalized marketing and payment solutions. To date, patented Pay By Touch(TM) biometric services enable 3.4 million shoppers to quickly and securely access personal accounts. "
target: CardSystems Solutions, Inc.
CardSystems is a provider of end-to-end payment processing solutions focused exclusively on meeting the needs of small to mid-sized merchants. With customizable solution sets, state-of-the-art technologies, and value-added services, CardSystems helps clients improve bottom line results.
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$47
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cancelled 10/15/2005 via PR Newswire

CyberSource, cancelled an acquisition of CardSystems Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: CyberSource Corporation announced at 12:00 p.m. Pacific time today that it had withdrawn its offer to purchase the assets of CardSystems Solutions, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia. The reason stated for CyberSource's termination was the inability of the parties to reach agreement in a timely manner that created severe obstacles to closing the transaction.
buyer: CyberSource
CyberSource is a worldwide provider of secure electronic payment, credit card fraud management, and verification software and services. Use our solutions to transact sales online, in contact centers and at point-of-sale and to fully automate the order acceptance process. "
target: CardSystems Solutions, Inc.
CardSystems is a leading provider of end-to-end payment processing solutions focused exclusively on meeting the needs of small to mid-sized merchants. From traditional terminals to integrated applications to e-payment systems, CardSystems delivers the right solution for businesses.
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