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closed 4/17/2014 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., purchased Social Data Matching Business Unit from Fliptop

synopsis: D&B, the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, announced that it has acquired the social data matching business unit of Fliptop, a leader in software solutions that aggregates public web and social data.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is the world's leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses, or “content.” Their global commercial database contains more than 230 million business records. "
seller: Fliptop
Fliptop’s social data matching technology matches people with their public profiles with businesses that are included in the proprietary structured database, which can offer customers an edge in an increasingly digital sales and marketing environment.
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closed 3/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

Lithium Technologies, Inc., acquired Klout, Inc.

synopsis: Marketing company Lithium Technologies, the leading provider of Social CRM solutions to power the customer network, announced that it has acquired social-media measurement business Klout, a pioneer in using big data to measure online expertise.
buyer: Lithium Technologies, Inc.
Lithium is the leading provider of Social CRM solutions to power the customer network. Lithium solutions combine the power of online customer communities with the broader social web and traditional CRM business processes to inspire customers to innovate, promote, and support on the company's behalf."
target: Klout, Inc.
Klout, Inc. measures influence on topics across the social Web. It provides a platform that allows tracking the impact of opinions, links, and recommendations across social graph.
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closed 1/25/2012 via Market Wire

33Across Inc., acquired Tynt Multimedia Inc.

synopsis: 33Across has acquired Tynt Multimedia, which provides publisher tools that analyze user intent and interest data for over 500,000 websites. 33Across acquired all of Tynt's assets including technology, patents and filings, analytics, and toolsets. All of Tynt's employees, including its senior leadership, will be joining 33Across.
buyer: 33Across Inc.
33Across, the leading social graph, uses proprietary technology to build a unique Brand Graph for each of its customers. Each Brand Graph plots the anonymous social engagement, influence, and interests of a brand's customer against 33Across's 200+ million U.S.-user social graph. "
target: Tynt Multimedia Inc.
Tynt Multimedia, the world's leading publisher toolset, accurately predicts interest-driven user behavior on the Web for its vast network of premium partners. Tynt is utilized by all sizes of content publishers from global publishing powerhouses to small independent bloggers.
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closed 3/23/2006 via BusinessWire

Unica Corporation, acquired Sane Solutions, LLC.

synopsis: Unica Corporation, a global provider of enterprise marketing management solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Sane Solutions, LLC., a leading provider of web analytics solutions. Sane Solutions provides on-premise and on-demand solutions for analyzing online customer behavior, web traffic and internet marketing initiatives.
buyer: Unica Corporation (UNCA:$109.20)
Unica Corporation is a leading global provider of EMM software designed to help businesses increase their revenues and improve the efficiency and measurability of their marketing operations. "
target: Sane Solutions, LLC.
Sane Solutions develops NetTracker, the most comprehensive line of Web analytics solutions on the market. Join over 4,000 companies worldwide who use NetTracker to analyze online behavior on their Internet, intranet, and extranet sites.
price ($mm)
$28
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$6
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closed 8/21/2006 via BusinessWire

J.L. Halsey Corporation, acquired ClickTracks Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: J.L. Halsey Corporation has acquired Web analytics leader ClickTracks Analytics, Inc. of Santa Cruz, Calif. With more than 13,000 clients now, these acquisitions make J.L. Halsey one of the largest providers of marketing technology solutions to mid-market businesses.
buyer: J.L. Halsey Corporation
Lyris, Inc. is the online marketing expert, delivering the right mix of software technology and industry knowledge to help its customers simplify their marketing efforts and optimize campaigns ROI. . "
target: ClickTracks Analytics, Inc.
ClickTracks is a leading Web analytics provider that enables marketers to understand how visitors behave and interact with their Web sites. ClickTracks offers its solutions as both hosted (software as a service) and installed software.
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announced 8/24/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, will acquire Swaylo

synopsis: Facebook has agreed to acquire Threadsy, makers of a social insights tool called Swaylo. Swaylo scores a Facebook member’s influence, called “sway”, and provides a rundown on each user’s audience, reach, and trendiness. Swaylo also makes a tool to help businesses connect with their influencers.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Swaylo
Swaylo scores a Facebook member’s influence, called “sway”, and provides a rundown on each user’s audience, reach, and trendiness. Swaylo also makes a tool to help businesses connect with their influencers.
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closed 5/15/2012 via PR Newswire

Neodata Group, acquired Newscurve

synopsis: Neodata Group, a leader in ad-serving and online publisher solutions, announced the acquisition of Newscurve, a company focused on providing web analytics to power editorial decision making. Neodata Group will leverage Newscurve's technology to strengthen its cutting-edge editorial suite and move forward with the company's international expansion.
buyer: Neodata Group
The core of Neodata Group's technology is a robust audience analysis toolkit capable of optimizing the delivery of any digital content for maximum impact, engagement, and revenue. Launched in 2004, Neodata Group became a leading provider of ad-serving solutions for publishers. "
target: Newscurve
Newscurve is focused on providing actionable recommendations for online publishers. Their decision support platform enables publishers and online media companies to quickly determine how to position and promote editorial content based on real-time effectiveness and user engagement.
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closed 9/16/2009 via PE Hub

The Rubicon Project, acquired Others Online, Inc.

synopsis: The Rubicon Project, a Los Angeles-based provider of an Internet advertising platform, has acquired audience optimization company Others Online. The acquisition is part of an aggressive effort by the Rubicon Project to further build out its platform to deliver premium Web publishers the most effective monetization of their audiences and inventory.
buyer: The Rubicon Project (RUBI:$468.41)
The Rubicon Project pioneered the category of Ad Network Optimization (ANO) with its patent-pending Smart Matching™ technology. Smart Matching uses billions of pieces of proprietary market data to match each publisher ad impression to the best money-making opportunities from ad networks. "
target: Others Online, Inc.
Others Online offers online publishers behavioral profiling software (Affinity Profiling Platform) that distills the topics, products, interests, activities, etc. their audience cares about, and the strength of those affinities.
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closed 2/18/2015 via Company Press Release

CohereOne, Inc., acquired Melasa Group LLC

synopsis: CohereOne, Inc. announces the acquisition of Melasa Group LLC, a Cincinnati-based advertising technology firm that specializes in understanding and applying web behavior. Melasa Group developed the data capture technology that powers CohereOne’s suite of behavior-based direct marketing products and services.
buyer: CohereOne, Inc.
CohereOne provides services and data products to companies using direct mail catalogs and ecommerce websites. They offer a number services, including catalog circulation, ecommerce platform evaluation and selection, abandoned site and cart emails, website A/B split testing, and more. "
target: Melasa Group LLC
Melasa Group LLC is a Cincinnati-based advertising technology firm that specializes in understanding and applying web behavior.
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closed 5/18/2022 via BusinessWire

Metanomic, acquired Intoolab

synopsis: Metanomic announces it has acquired Intoolab, a Bayesian Network Artificial Intelligence company, to expand and to improve data analysis and A.I across video games and Web3. This acquisition augments Metanomic’s current game economy infrastructure that allows developers to build, simulate and run balanced game economies.
buyer: Metanomic
Metanomic is the first and only complete real-time economy as a service platform for developers. The platform allows developers to easily and quickly build a fully-scalable and configurable play-and-earn economy that features asset creation engines and fully balanced player markets. "
target: Intoolab
Founded in 2017, Intoolab has always been technology-first, building the first production ready Dynamic Bayesian Networks intelligence that can be a milestone neurosymbolic step towards A.I. frameworks that understand the human concepts structurally and not just correlationally.
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closed 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Uniphore, acquired Emotion Research Lab

synopsis: Uniphore, the global leader in Conversational Service Automation, has acquired Emotion Research Lab, a cutting-edge video and emotion AI company in Spain. Emotion uses advanced facial emotion recognition and eye tracking technology to capture and analyze interactions over video in real-time to enhance engagement between people.
buyer: Uniphore
Uniphore is the global leader in Conversational Service Automation (CSA). Uniphore aims to disrupt the outdated customer service model by using AI and automation. Their solutions enable businesses to personalize customer conversations, use voice biometrics to prevent fraud, automate calls and more. "
target: Emotion Research Lab
Emotion Research Lab a cutting-edge video and emotion AI company in Spain. Emotion uses advanced facial emotion recognition and eye tracking technology to capture and analyze interactions over video in real-time to enhance engagement between people.
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closed 5/25/2017 via PR Newswire

DataRobot, acquired Nutonian, Inc

synopsis: DataRobot, the leader in automated machine learning, announced it has acquired Nutonian, Inc., a data science software company specializing in time series analytical modeling. Nutonian's A.I.-powered modeling engine, Eureqa, powers predictive and prescriptive analytics at global companies.
buyer: DataRobot
DataRobot offers an automated machine learning platform that empowers users of all skill levels to make better predictions faster. The DataRobot platform automates, trains and evaluates predictive models in parallel, delivering more accurate predictions at scale. "
target: Nutonian, Inc
Nutonian, Inc. is a data science software company specializing in time series analytical modeling. Nutonian's A.I.-powered modeling engine, Eureqa, powers predictive and prescriptive analytics at global companies, including Audi, Beck's Hybrids, NASA, and RealPage.
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closed 1/7/2016 via Reuters

Apple, Inc., acquired Emotient

synopsis: Apple Inc bought Emotient Inc, an artificial intelligence startup that reads people's emotions by analyzing facial expressions. Emotient's software reads the expressions of individuals and crowds to gain insights that can be used by advertisers to assess viewer reaction or a medical practitioner to better understand signs of pain in patients.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Emotient
Emotient is the leader in emotion detection and sentiment analysis based on facial expressions. Emotient’s cloud-based services deliver direct measurement of a customer’s unfiltered emotional response to ads, content, products and customer service or sales interactions.
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closed 5/28/2014 via PR Newswire

Magnetic, acquired Cognitive Match

synopsis: Digital ad technology platform, Magnetic, announced the acquisition of Cognitive Match, the leading provider of Dynamic Creative Optimization; changing the online experience for both advertisers and consumers by eliminating generic ads using data to optimize advertising tailored to individuals.
buyer: Magnetic
Magnetic is a digital technology company specializing in retargeting solutions that combine intent data with display advertising to power brand awareness and direct response campaigns. "
target: Cognitive Match
Cognitive Match uses the latest advances in artificial intelligence, learning mathematics, psychology and semantic technologies to create systems that match individuals with content, in realtime. This content can be product, offers, editorial or creative executions.
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closed 10/27/2005 via BusinessWire

Helm Software, acquired Solutions Interactive

synopsis: Helm Software, makers of Foodservice Navigator -- the most flexible foodservice contract management system -- announced today that it has acquired Solutions Interactive and their foodservice broker operating system and sales force automation software applications.
buyer: Helm Software
Helm Software a provider of foodservice contract management & sales operations solutions. They feature flexible solutions with unmatched functionality & reporting capabilities designed to be easy-to-use & adopt quickly into any foodservice manufacturer or sales agency's day-to-day operations. "
target: Solutions Interactive
Solutions Interactive is an electronic commerce development company, focusing on WebSite & Intranet design and maintenance. Our mission is to provide high quality and cost effective solutions for business promotion and electronic commerce via the internet.
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closed 8/4/2005 via BNC Analysis

America Online, Inc., acquired Xdrive Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: America Online Inc. said Thursday it has bought the online storage company Xdrive Inc. to meet the growing needs of consumers with rapidly expanding collections of digital music, photos and other files.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: America Online, Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Xdrive Technologies, Inc.
Xdrive Technologies provides software and services for presenting, storing and sharing information distributed via the Internet. Using a combination of Online Storage and Workflow Notification, corporate customers and service providers alike can offer users the ability to access, save, share and re
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closed 3/9/2011 via PR Newswire

SkyWeaver, Inc., acquired envIO Networks, Inc.

synopsis: SkyWeaver, Inc., which enables search, discovery and advertising on the social web, has announced that it has acquired the assets and select business relationships of envIO Networks, Inc. envIO Networks' patent-pending Social Genome technology leverages social networks to help consumers discover relevant mobile apps and content.
buyer: SkyWeaver, Inc.
As the social web grows and the content that is being shared multiplies, the SkyWeaver platform helps consumers, content owners and advertisers filter, prioritize and target. "
target: envIO Networks, Inc.
envIO Networks' patent-pending Social Genome technology leverages social networks to help consumers discover relevant mobile apps and content.
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closed 5/23/2005 via BusinessWire

Rocket Software, Inc., acquired Servergraph, Inc.

synopsis: Rocket Software, a Boston-based developer of Enterprise Infrastructure products, today announced that it has acquired Servergraph, Inc., a Texas company that develops reporting and analysis software for data backup.
buyer: Rocket Software, Inc.
Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) is a global software development firm that builds and services Enterprise Infrastructure products for the world’s leading OEMs, networks and software companies and enterprises. "
target: Servergraph, Inc.
Servergraph develops web-based storage management applications that are powerful, flexible, and highly scalable. Servergraph Product Suite provides powerful graphing and drill-down tools for quick problem isolation, performance tuning, and storage billing by application.
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$10
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closed 11/9/2005 via BusinessWire

Vista.com Inc. merged with Source Energy,

synopsis: Source Energy Corporation, a Utah corporation, and Vista.com, Inc., a Washington corporation, today announced that the merger of Vista and a subsidiary of Source Energy has been approved by Vista's shareholders and that the merger was effective at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005.
buyer: Source Energy
Headquartered in Redmond, WA, Innuity offers integrated Internet technology solutions designed to help small businesses grow their revenues, reach and serve consumers, and run everyday operations. Innuity integrates its core services and products on a proprietary Internet technology platform. "
target: Vista.com Inc.
Vista operates a small business Internet interchange that delivers affordable Web services to small business owners. The Vista Internet interchange enable customers to promote their business with local and national search engine marketing campaigns, sell their products through an integrated online s
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closed 3/31/2005 via BusinessWire

ChannelAdvisor, acquired AuktionMaster

synopsis: ChannelAdvisor, the leading provider of channel management solutions (CMS), today announced that it has acquired two of the top German eBay Certified Developers and providers of auction management services, AuktionMaster and SpeedSell.
buyer: ChannelAdvisor (ECOM:$167.73)
ChannelAdvisor Corporation provides technology and services that enable leading online retailers to maximize their products across multiple e-commerce marketplaces, comparison shopping engines and search engines such as Google, Yahoo! and MSN. "
target: AuktionMaster
AuktionMaster.NET provides an extensive service for professional sellers for more than 15 eBay marketplaces around the world. Our service includes functions like automated checkout, stock management, connection to PayPal, UPS, FedEx, and DHL.
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closed 8/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Fliptop

synopsis: The world’s largest professional networking website, LinkedIn has announced its acquisition of Fliptop, a leading provider of predictive sales and marketing software. Fliptop's web platform automatically keeps a brand's contact data "socially fresh," enabling brands to personalize marketing, provide better support and generate more sales.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Fliptop
Fliptop provides Social Intelligence, connecting email and social identities. Their web platform automatically keeps a brand's contact data "socially fresh," enabling brands to personalize marketing, provide better support and generate more sales.
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closed 4/17/2014 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., purchased Social Data Matching Business Unit from Fliptop

synopsis: D&B, the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, announced that it has acquired the social data matching business unit of Fliptop, a leader in software solutions that aggregates public web and social data.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is the world's leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses, or “content.” Their global commercial database contains more than 230 million business records. "
seller: Fliptop
Fliptop’s social data matching technology matches people with their public profiles with businesses that are included in the proprietary structured database, which can offer customers an edge in an increasingly digital sales and marketing environment.
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announced 11/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, will acquire NetWise Data

synopsis: Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, will acquire NetWise, the leading provider of B2B Marketing Data, helping to power the majority of business data across all of Ad & Mar-Tech.
buyer parent: Cannae Holdings
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) is a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics. D&B’s Data Cloud fuels solutions and delivers insights that empower customers to accelerate revenue, lower cost, mitigate risk, and transform their businesses. "
target: NetWise Data
NetWise is the leading provider of B2B Marketing Data, helping to power the majority of business data across all of Ad & Mar-Tech. Its B2B Audience Data Platform enables any marketing team to execute multi-channel campaigns across every platform and in every channel.
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Dun & Bradstreet, will acquire Eyeota

synopsis: Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, will acquire Singapore-based Eyeota. Eyeota is a data transformation company serving the global enterprise.
buyer parent: Cannae Holdings
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) is a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics. D&B’s Data Cloud fuels solutions and delivers insights that empower customers to accelerate revenue, lower cost, mitigate risk, and transform their businesses. "
target: Eyeota
Based in Singapore, Eyeota is a data transformation company serving the global enterprise. Leading brands, publishers and data companies leverage Eyeota to onboard, enrich, and activate their data assets across global markets and digital geographies.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Dun & Bradstreet, acquired coAction.com

synopsis: Dun & Bradstreet, a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, has acquired coAction.com LLC, a provider of revenue cycle management software. coAction.com offers a cloud-based collaboration platform that enables revenue management for the entire customer/patient interaction cycle.
buyer parent: Cannae Holdings
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) data and insights help improve business performance. Delivered through the D&B Data Cloud and market-leading solutions, their data and insights help accelerate revenue, manage risk, lower cost and transform businesses. Global businesses of all sizes rely on D&B. "
target: coAction.com
coAction.com is a provider of revenue cycle management solutions. coAction.com offers a cloud-based collaboration platform that enables revenue management for the entire customer/patient interaction cycle. Their solutions are used by mid to large sized organizations across multiple industries.
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closed 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Dun & Bradstreet, acquired Orb Intelligence

synopsis: Dun & Bradstreet, a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, has acquired Orb Intelligence, a prominent digital business identity and firmographic data provider. Orb Intelligence provides a database of company information and matching services to B2B marketers.
buyer parent: Cannae Holdings
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) data and insights help improve business performance. Delivered through the D&B Data Cloud and market-leading solutions, their data and insights help accelerate revenue, manage risk, lower cost and transform businesses. Global businesses of all sizes rely on D&B. "
target: Orb Intelligence
Orb Intelligence is a digital business identity and firmographic data provider. Orb Intelligence provides a database of company information and matching services to B2B marketers. Their database offers detailed information on 57 million companies in over 120 different countries.
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closed 6/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, acquired Lattice Engines

synopsis: Dun & Bradstreet, a Cannae portfolio company, has completed the acquisition of Lattice Engines, the leading AI-powered customer data platform (CDP), enabling B2B organizations to scale their account-based marketing and sales programs across every channel.
buyer parent: Cannae Holdings
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) data and insights help improve business performance. Delivered through the D&B Data Cloud and market-leading solutions, their data and insights help accelerate revenue, manage risk, lower cost and transform businesses. Global businesses of all sizes rely on D&B. "
target: Lattice Engines
Lattice Engines is the leading AI-powered customer data platform (CDP), enabling B2B organizations to scale their account-based marketing and sales programs across every channel.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Cannae Holdings, CC Capital, Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., acquired Dun & Bradstreet

synopsis: Cannae Holdings, Inc., along with its investment consortium including CC Capital and Thomas H. Lee Partners along with a group of distinguished investors, has completed the acquisition of Dun & Bradstreet, the global leader in commercial data and analytics.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Cannae Holdings (CNNE:$1,188.10)
buyer: CC Capital
Cannae Holding is a holding company with a strong track record of investing in diverse assets. Thomas H. Lee Partners is one of the world's oldest and most experienced private equity firms. CC Capital is a private investment firm with a focus on investing and operating long term companies. "
target: Dun & Bradstreet (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) data and insights help improve business performance. Delivered through the D&B Data Cloud and market-leading solutions, their data and insights help accelerate revenue, manage risk, lower cost and transform businesses. Global businesses of all sizes rely on D&B.
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closed 1/10/2017 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired Avention- OneSource Solutions

synopsis: Dun & Bradstreet, the world's leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses, announced that it has acquired Massachusetts-based Avention, the maker of OneSource solutions. Avention provides organizations with a deeper understanding of company, contact, and market data, delivered through a robust technology platform.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. is the world's leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses. Their global commercial database contains more than 240 million business records. The company was founded in 1841 and is headquartered in Short Hills, NJ. "
target: Avention- OneSource Solutions
Avention, maker of OneSource Solutions, delivers smarter business insights to help companies get a deeper understanding of company, contact, and market data. Headquartered in Concord, MA with offices across North America, Europe and APAC, Avention has nearly 4000 customers worldwide.
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$150
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closed 11/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Bisnode AB, purchased Bonline, Bonitetna Hisa, and Rating from Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.

synopsis: Bisnode, a business intelligence company, said it has become the owner of three ratings agencies - Croatia's Bonline, Slovenia's Bonitetna Hisa and Serbia's Rating, which previously operated under peer Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) in Southeast Europe.
buyer parent: Ratos AB
buyer: Bisnode AB
Bisnode enables people to make smart decisions. They turn data into insights that facilitate decision-making in both strategic issues and daily operations for companies and organizations throughout Europe. "
seller: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
Bonline (Croatia), Bonitetna Hisa (Slovenia), and Rating (Serbia) are Southeastern European ratings agencies of Dun & Bradstreet, the world's leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses.
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Archer Capital, will acquire Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited

synopsis: Australian private equity buyout firm Archer Capital has agreed to buy the Australia and New Zealand business of credit information provider Dun & Bradstreet Corp. Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight.
buyer: Archer Capital
Archer Capital is one of Australia’s leading private equity investment houses, with $2 billion in funds under management or advice and the longest track record of any leveraged buyout (LBO) manager in Australia. "
target parent: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
target: Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited
D&B Australia is a trusted leader in commercial risk and receivables management and owns and operates an emerging high growth consumer credit service. Through these three primary units, D&B Australia is able to collect high quality data on most businesses within Australia and New Zealand.
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Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired NetProspex Inc.

synopsis: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, announced that it has acquired NetProspex, the Massachusetts-based company that is a leader in B2B professional contact data and data management.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. is the world's leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses. Their global commercial database contains more than 240 million business records. "
target: NetProspex Inc.
NetProspex Inc. is the smarter B2B data services partner. They help marketing and sales organizations optimize their revenue impact by increasing the quality and effectiveness of their marketing data management practices.
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closed 4/29/2014 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired Indicee Inc.

synopsis: Dun & Bradstreet, the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, acquired Indicee, an innovator in the cloud-based analytics and business intelligence (BI) space. Indicee offers agile, cloud-based solutions that quickly bring disparate data together to deliver the answers businesses need.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is the world's leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses, or “content.” Their global commercial database contains more than 230 million business records. "
target: Indicee Inc.
Indicee is leading the shift from complex, expensive business intelligence (BI) software to agile, cloud-based solutions that quickly bring disparate data together to deliver the answers businesses need.
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Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., purchased Social Data Matching Business Unit from Fliptop

synopsis: D&B, the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, announced that it has acquired the social data matching business unit of Fliptop, a leader in software solutions that aggregates public web and social data.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is the world's leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses, or “content.” Their global commercial database contains more than 230 million business records. "
seller: Fliptop
Fliptop’s social data matching technology matches people with their public profiles with businesses that are included in the proprietary structured database, which can offer customers an edge in an increasingly digital sales and marketing environment.
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closed 9/16/2010 via Company Press Release

MCH Inc, acquired Quality Education Data

synopsis: MCH Strategic Data has acquired key assets of Quality Education Data from Market Data Retrival ("MDR") for an undisclosed sum. MDR is a division of Dun & Bradstreet.
buyer: MCH Inc
MCH Strategic Data is America’s leading compiler of business-to-institution (B2i) databases and mailing lists. The database features information on 1.1 million institutions and 8.2 million decision makers. "
target parent: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
target: Quality Education Data
Quality Education Data (QED), is a research and database company, focused exclusively on education. QED’s National Education Database covers all U.S. and Canadian educational institutions and is the core data resource which supports all QED products and services.
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closed 9/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited

synopsis: D&B, the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, announced it has acquired a member of the D&B Worldwide Network, privately held Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited, the leading credit and information services provider in Australia and New Zealand, for approximately $205 million in cash.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 169 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 168 million business records. "
target: Dun & Bradstreet Australia Holdings Limited
D&B Australia is a trusted leader in commercial risk and receivables management and owns and operates an emerging high growth consumer credit service. Through these three primary units, D&B Australia is able to collect high quality data on most businesses within Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$205
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/28/2009 via Company Description

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired ICC Information Limited

synopsis: Dun & Bradstreet Inc. has acquired the UK & Irish businesses of ICC Limited.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 169 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 168 million business records. "
target parent: Bisnode AB
target: ICC Information Limited
ICC Information Limited is a leading UK and Irish credit and business information provider. Established in 1969, ICC provides data containing in-depth analysis on approximately 1.5 million British and Irish limited companies and unincorporated businesses.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/12/2009 via Company Press Release

Market Data Retrieval, acquired Quality Education Data

synopsis: Market Data Retrieval, a D&B Company, has acquired Quality Education Data, an education marketing services provider, formerly owned by Scholastic Inc.
buyer parent: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
buyer: Market Data Retrieval
Market Data Retrieval (MDR) is the market’s first choice for direct sales and marketing solutions, powered by the most complete, current, and accurate education databases available in the industry. "
target parent: Scholastic Inc.
target: Quality Education Data
Quality Education Data (QED) is a marketing services firm focused solely on the education market. QED provides clients with marketing planning, execution and analysis.
price ($mm)
$29
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closed 1/30/2008 via

Hoover’s Connect, acquired Visible Path Corporation

synopsis: Hoover’s, Inc. announced the official launch of Hoover’s Connect – a powerful business networking tool that helps users get introduced to and establish relationships with targeted prospects. This launch coincides with Hoover’s agreement to acquire Visible Path, the company that had been powering Hoover's Connect Beta for the past year.
buyer parent: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
buyer: Hoover’s Connect
Hoover's Connect incorporates professional social networking technology developed with the intent to provide large enterprises with the automated data gathering, privacy and analysis that they require. "
target: Visible Path Corporation
Visible Path applies social network algorithms that automatically rate relationship strength and path strength to drive new levels of success, efficiency and trust in your social network. Visible Path allows individuals and companies to connect their social networks while maintaining privacy.
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closed 12/4/2007 via paidContent.org

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired Allbusiness.com

synopsis: Online business resource AllBusiness.com has been acquired by Dun & Bradstreet for approximately $55 million to enhance its internet presence. The site will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of the veteran commercial info company with Kathy Yates remaining as CEO.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 169 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 168 million business records. "
target: Allbusiness.com
AllBusiness.com is an online media and e-commerce company that operates one of the premier business sites on the Web. The site has received critical acclaim from The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business 2.0, Fortune, and other publications.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired First Research

synopsis: Dun & Bradstreet has acquired First Research for $22.5 million, with an earn-out potential of up to $4 million based on financial performance. The acquisition is being funded with cash on hand. First Research is the leading Internet provider of editorial-based industry insight, specifically tailored toward sales professionals.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 110 million business records. D&B’s proprietary DUNSRight® Quality Process, transforms the enormous amount of data D&B collects daily into decision-ready insight."
target: First Research
First Research is the leading industry intelligence company that helps sales teams perform faster and smarter. First Research synthesizes hundreds of sources into an easy to digest format a sales person can consume very quickly to better understand a prospect’s or client’s business issues.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/8/2006 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired Open Ratings, Inc.

synopsis: D&B, the leading provider of global business information, tools and insight, today announced that it has acquired Open Ratings, located in Waltham, Massachusetts, for $8.0 million, funded with cash on hand.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 110 million business records. D&B’s proprietary DUNSRight® Quality Process, transforms the enormous amount of data D&B collects daily into decision-ready insight."
target: Open Ratings, Inc.
Open Ratings helps companies proactively manage supply risk, enabling better operational and financial performance. By combining critical operational and financial information with predictive analytics, Open Ratings gives companies highly actionable insight that reduces risk.
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announced 12/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Eldridge Industries, will acquire Knoema Corporation

synopsis: Knoema, the premier data platform which makes the world’s data discoverable and usable, announced an agreement to be acquired by Eldridge, a holding company with a unique network of businesses across finance, technology, real estate, and entertainment.
buyer: Eldridge Industries
Eldridge grows diversified businesses with a focus on Insurance, Credit, Technology, Real Estate, Sports and Media, and Consumer. The firm seeks to build and grow businesses led by proven management teams that have demonstrated leadership and experience to scale an enterprise. "
target: Knoema Corporation
Knoema is the most comprehensive source of global decision-making data in the world. Their data technology solutions compress the complex data discovery to insight workflow from countless hours to minutes, saving clients time, energy and budget.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Cannae Holdings, CC Capital, Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., acquired Dun & Bradstreet

synopsis: Cannae Holdings, Inc., along with its investment consortium including CC Capital and Thomas H. Lee Partners along with a group of distinguished investors, has completed the acquisition of Dun & Bradstreet, the global leader in commercial data and analytics.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Cannae Holdings (CNNE:$1,188.10)
buyer: CC Capital
Cannae Holding is a holding company with a strong track record of investing in diverse assets. Thomas H. Lee Partners is one of the world's oldest and most experienced private equity firms. CC Capital is a private investment firm with a focus on investing and operating long term companies. "
target: Dun & Bradstreet (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) data and insights help improve business performance. Delivered through the D&B Data Cloud and market-leading solutions, their data and insights help accelerate revenue, manage risk, lower cost and transform businesses. Global businesses of all sizes rely on D&B.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,518 [$6,655]
rev ($mm)
$1,813
EBITDA ($mm)
$533
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 3/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Fitch Ratings Ltd., acquired Business Monitor International

synopsis: Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries, announced it has acquired Business Monitor International (BMI), an independent provider of country risk and industry analysis specializing in emerging and frontier markets.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Dual-headquartered in New York and London with over 50 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data. "
target: Business Monitor International
Business Monitor International is a print and online publisher of specialist business information on global emerging markets. It integrates country risk and industry analysis and forecasts on global, regional, and country level developments and trends across 200 countries and 24 industry verticals.
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closed 10/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Cannondale Investments, acquired OneSource, Inc.

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced it has acquired OneSource Information Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Infogroup, Inc. This acquisition will be completed through GTCR’s previously established partnership with Cannondale Investments and Joseph Ripp. OneSource provides online business information and sales intelligence solutions.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cannondale Investments
Cannondale Investments is a platform company focused on acquiring data-enabled information services firms that deliver timely and actionable data to their clients. The company was formed through a partnership with GTCR Golder Rauner, LLC, a private equity firm. "
target parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
target: OneSource, Inc.
OneSource provides online business information and sales intelligence solutions. The company has two core products which are Business Browser and iSell. On top of its core information solutions, it provides application integration, data analysis, and research and business consulting services.
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closed 12/4/2007 via paidContent.org

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., acquired Allbusiness.com

synopsis: Online business resource AllBusiness.com has been acquired by Dun & Bradstreet for approximately $55 million to enhance its internet presence. The site will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of the veteran commercial info company with Kathy Yates remaining as CEO.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$2,046.60)
Dun & Bradstreet is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 169 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 168 million business records. "
target: Allbusiness.com
AllBusiness.com is an online media and e-commerce company that operates one of the premier business sites on the Web. The site has received critical acclaim from The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business 2.0, Fortune, and other publications.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/17/2006 via Company Press Release

Grey House Publishing, acquired Micromedia

synopsis: ProQuest Information and Learning announced the sale of its directories program, published by Toronto-based Micromedia ProQuest, to Grey House Publishing of Millerton, New York.
buyer: Grey House Publishing
Grey House Publishing produces and publishes information products in the business, health, statistical, and demographic fields. It publishes covering the Mail Order, Food & Beverage, Venture Capital, and Security industries, as well as several databases in the Health and Education fields. "
target parent: Voyager Learning Company
target: Micromedia
Micromedia ProQuest is Canada's leading publisher and distributor of proprietary and third-party financial, bibliographic, and directory database products for the academic, corporate K-12 and library markets.
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closed 12/15/2006 via

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired Factiva

synopsis: Dow Jones & Co. on Wednesday will pay $160 million to take full control of the Factiva news-search service from current partner Reuters Group, as it looks to reduce its dependence on print revenue sources in an era increasingly geared toward online information. Terms call for Dow Jones to pay $153 million in cash and $7 million in preferred stock.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. "
target parent: Reuters Group PLC
target: Factiva
Factiva provides world-class global news and business information through its Web sites and content integration solutions. Factiva’s mission is to be the indispensable provider of business info and customized solutions which inspire its customers' best business decisions, globally and locally.
price ($mm)
$173*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 6/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Owler

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Owler. Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Owler
Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 6/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cerved Group SpA, will acquire SpazioDati

synopsis: Cerved Group strengthens its presence in digital marketing with the acquisition of Italian SpazioDati. SpazioDati S.r.l. provides enterprise data solutions. It builds a knowledge-graph accessible through simple APIs on dandelion.eu. by using big data and semantic web technologies. SpazioDatti also offers Atoka, a provider of B2B Lead Generation.
buyer: Cerved Group SpA (BIT:CERV:$477.91)
Cerved is a primary operator in Italy in the analysis of credit risk and one of the main rating agencies in Europe. Cerved, through Cerved Credit Management, is also a primary independent market operator in offering services related to the assessment and management of credit positions. "
target: SpazioDati
SpazioDati S.r.l. provides enterprise data solutions. It builds a knowledge-graph accessible through simple APIs on dandelion.eu. by using big data and semantic web technologies. SpazioDatti also offers Atoka, a provider of B2B Lead Generation on over 6 million companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 8/4/2015 via BusinessWire

Relevate merged with DataMentors, Inc.,

synopsis: DataMentors, a leader of data quality and integration, business intelligence and Data-as-a-Service, and Relevate, a leading marketing data and services provider have announced their merger. With the close of this merger, DataMentors and Relevate form the industry's leading provider of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS).
buyer: DataMentors, Inc.
DataMentors is a Data-as-a-Service provider, helping brands achieve growth with highly robust marketing data, technology, and analytics solutions. Their solutions leverage the modern data ecosystem and real-time data analytics to create an "always on" dataset of consumers where purchase is imminent."
target: Relevate
For over 36 years Relevate has provided some of the world's most prominent brands with highly robust data solutions and data-management services. Relevate analyzes and interprets data to give clients the most powerful and comprehensive data solutions in the data industry.
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closed 7/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Database Consultants Australia, acquired IncNet Australia

synopsis: DCA’s expansion continues with the acquisition of the market-leading IncNet database business. The company is regarded as the best business-marketing database, as well as the pre-eminent business-to-business data source for marketers, across both Australia and New Zealand.
buyer parent: Integrated Parking Solutions, Inc.
buyer: Database Consultants Australia
Database Consultants Australia (DCA) is a data management and software development company that specialises in providing customer management applications based around innovative database marketing services, advanced data integration and delivery technologies. "
target: IncNet Australia
IncNet is regarded as the best business-marketing database, as well as the pre-eminent business-to-business data source for marketers, across both Australia and New Zealand. It offers a range of quality data attributes about the top 50,000 companies in each of these countries.
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closed 11/10/2022 via GlobeNewswire

OTC Markets Group, acquired EDGAR Online Inc.

synopsis: OTC Markets Group Inc., operator of regulated markets for 12,000 U.S. and international securities, announced it has completed the acquisition of EDGAR Online, a premium supplier of real-time SEC regulatory data and financial analytics, from Donnelley Financial, LLC.
buyer: OTC Markets Group (OTCPK:OTCM:$90.64)
OTC Markets Group Inc. operates regulated markets for trading 12,000 U.S. and international securities. Their data-driven disclosure standards form the foundation of their three public markets: OTCQX® Best Market, OTCQB® Venture Market and Pink® Open Market. "
target parent: Donnelley Financial Solutions
target: EDGAR Online Inc.
EDGAR Online is a premium supplier of real-time SEC regulatory data and financial analytics. They provide disclosure documents in multiple formats, company financials, structured data sets and mission-critical insights directly to exchanges, brokerage firms, data distributors and financial portals.
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closed 7/13/2022 via BusinessWire

EcoVadis SAS, acquired Ecotrek GmbH

synopsis: EcoVadis, the leading provider of globally trusted business sustainability ratings, announced the acquisition of ecotrek, a sustainability data mining startup focusing on automated supplier monitoring for the entire supply chain based on publicly available data points.
buyer: EcoVadis SAS
EcoVadis is a purpose-led company whose mission is to provide globally trusted business sustainability ratings. Businesses of all sizes rely on EcoVadis’ expert intelligence and evidence-based ratings to monitor and improve the sustainability performance of their business and trading partners. "
target: Ecotrek GmbH
ecotrek is a sustainability data mining startup focusing on automated supplier monitoring for the entire supply chain based on publicly available data points.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 3/13/2018 via BusinessWire

Duff & Phelps Corp., will acquire Kroll Inc.

synopsis: Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that enables clients to protect, restore and maximize value, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kroll, the global leader in complex investigations, security and cyber solutions, from Corporate Risk Holdings.
buyer: Duff & Phelps Corp. (DUF:$484.70)
Duff & Phelps is a global financial advisory and investment banking firm that provides expertise in the areas of valuation, transactions, financial restructuring, alternative assets, disputes and taxation, with more than 1,000 employees serving clients from offices in North America, Europe and Asia."
target parent: Corporate Risk Holdings, LLC
target: Kroll Inc.
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions, helping clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations, and security through investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security, and data management services.
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closed 2/26/2018 via PR Newswire

S&P Global Market Intelligence, acquired Panjiva

synopsis: S&P Global, a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide, announced that it has acquired Panjiva, Inc., the authoritative and most comprehensive information source for the global trade community.
buyer parent: S&P Global
buyer: S&P Global Market Intelligence
S&P Global Market Intelligence is a leading provider of financial and industry data, research, news and analytics to investment professionals, government agencies, corporations, and universities worldwide. "
target: Panjiva
Panjiva is the authoritative and most comprehensive information source for the global trade community. The company’s sophisticated technology makes sense of massive amounts of diverse, fragmented data on more than 10 million companies across 190 countries.
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closed 12/23/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired Datamyne

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce via the Global Logistics Network (GLN), announced that it has acquired Datamyne, a leading provider of cloud-based trade data content solutions for customers to analyze import and export trade activity.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$424.69)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Datamyne
Founded in 1992, Datamyne has claimed a top-ranked position in the highly competitive US market for trade data. Datamyne offers the best value in business intelligence: easy access, with expert support, at an affordable price, to the world's largest searchable trade database.
price ($mm)
$53
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 8/16/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Wilmington Group plc, acquired Compliance Week LLC

synopsis: Wilmington Group plc, the provider of Information, Compliance and Education to professional markets announces the acquisition of the trading assets and certain liabilities of Compliance Week, the leading provider of governance , risk and compliance information and events for public companies and large enterprises primarily in the US.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington Group plc is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. Their businesses enable professionals and their organizations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: Compliance Week LLC
Compliance Week is an information service on corporate governance, risk and compliance that features weekly electronic newsletters, a monthly print magazine, proprietary databases, industry-leading events, and a variety of interactive features and forums.
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announced 5/22/2012 via Market Wire

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, will acquire EDGAR Online Inc.

synopsis: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company and EDGAR Online jointly announced that they have signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which RR Donnelley will acquire EDGAR Online, a leading provider of disclosure management services, financial data and enterprise risk analytics software and solutions for both corporate and investment professionals.
buyer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD:$6,413.40)
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. "
target: EDGAR Online Inc.
EDGAR Online provides financial data, analytics and disclosure management solutions to help corporations and institutional investors facilitate compliance and management of regulatory disclosure filings.
price ($mm)[EV]
$73 [$71]
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/1/2010 via Market Wire

Harte-Hanks, Inc., acquired Information Arts Ltd

synopsis: Harte-Hanks, Inc. announced that it acquired Information Arts (UK) Limited. Information Arts, based in High Wycombe in the United Kingdom, is a provider of data-driven marketing insight to business-to-business marketers across Europe -- and increasingly across the globe.
buyer: Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE:HHS:$394.15)
Harte-Hanks® is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides multichannel direct and digital marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to a wide range of local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers. "
target: Information Arts Ltd
Information Arts is the leader of insight-led business-to-business relationship marketing in Europe. Information Arts delivers a range of insight, data and database solutions within a high added value service to clients.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/3/2010 via

Altegrity, acquired Kroll Inc.

synopsis: Altegrity, Inc., an industry-leading provider of information solutions to its clients around the world in the areas of screening, risk analysis, and security solutions, and Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., the global professional services firm, announced the completion of the acquisition of Kroll Inc. by Altegrity.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Altegrity
Altegrity is the largest commercial provider of background investigations for the government; a global commercial employment background and drug screening supplier to more than 25 percent of the Fortune 500; one of the principal providers of data services to the insurance industry. "
target parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
target: Kroll Inc.
Kroll is the world’s foremost independent risk consulting company. For more than 30 years, Kroll has helped companies, government agencies and individuals reduce their exposure to risk and capitalize on business opportunities.
price ($mm)
$1,130
rev ($mm)
$667
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA

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Manalto Limited
Manalto is a cloud-based social media management software that enables enterprises to efficiently manage their social media presence across multiple social platforms, at scale, with alignment to their structure. It delivers controls to support brand and risk management across social media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: SEMR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEMrush
SEMrush
Semrush is a leading online visibility management SaaS platform that enables businesses globally to run search engine optimization, pay-per-click, content, social media and competitive research campaigns and get measurable results from online marketing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$188.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.04
EBIT ($mm)
($2.49)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
980
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Ticker: ASX:SRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot is established in the rapidly growing field of user generated content marketing. It provides businesses such as Costco and McDonald’s franchisees a platform to search, legally acquire, organize and measure the effectiveness of user generated marketing campaigns.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ATVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
ActiveCore Technologies, Inc., operates a group of subsidiaries and divisions in the U.S., and Canada that offer a Smart Enterprise Suite of products and services. Our products encompass web portals, enterprise middleware, mobile data access, data management and system migration applications.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$7.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.81
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$217.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
556
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Ticker: LTRX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lantronix
Lantronix
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), offering Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services and intelligent hardware.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$129.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.78
EBIT ($mm)
($1.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
342
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Ticker: ACTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$118.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.53)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.62
Employees
682
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: TSX:MDF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$79.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($15.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
800
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intershop Communications
Intershop Communications
Intershop is a leading provider of e-commerce software for centralized management of all online business channels. Since its foundation in 1992 the company has been committed to innovation in e-commerce.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$39.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.89
EBIT ($mm)
$1.45
Net Income ($mm)
$0.90
Employees
290
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Ticker: TSXV:FSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl helps major international and local Chinese companies to strategically expand their market and provides an integrated technology and service platform for their e-commerce sales in China.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$37.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth is a cloud enterprise software developer. Life on Earth's mission is to rapidly grow their cloud based software and technology solutions to enable secure, smart, compliant and maintainable enterprise business solutions. The company focuses on fast emerging technologies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: TSE:3928
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mynet Inc.
Mynet Inc.
Mynet Inc., based in Japan, makes smartphone games. Valkyrie Crusade, which has reached over 7 million downloads worldwide, is an epic card battle and fantastic town building RPG/simulation game set in a world full of beautiful maidens.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$112.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.67
EBIT ($mm)
$5.77
Net Income ($mm)
$0.11
Employees
0
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Ticker: BLIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital helps customers maximize the performance of their full digital experience from websites and intranets to eCommerce experiences. Bridgeline's Unbound platform is a Digital Experience Platform that deeply integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and Web Analytics.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$13.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.78)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
39
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meltwater
Meltwater
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$359.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.11
EBIT ($mm)
($4.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1871
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Ticker: TSE:3966
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uzabase
Uzabase
UZABASE, Inc. provides industry and corporate information database services primarily in Japan. The company operates SPEEDA, an information platform, which offers comprehensive company and industry analysis for business professionals. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$45.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.19
EBIT ($mm)
$5.72
Net Income ($mm)
$3.93
Employees
241
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,998.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,383.40
EBIT ($mm)
$1,137.30
Net Income ($mm)
$666.20
Employees
9367
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Ticker: OM:KAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Karnov Group AB
Karnov Group AB
The Karnov Group serves leading legal, tax and accounting professionals in Sweden and Denmark with online research solutions, continued legal education, and decision support tools for improved client advisory, and continuously invests in new technology.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$95.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$34.39
EBIT ($mm)
$16.15
Net Income ($mm)
$12.09
Employees
280
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Ticker: OTCPK:FBSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fastbase Inc.
Fastbase Inc.
Fastbase is a web and database analytics company that offers a growing suite of tools to support B2B marketing and sales. The Fastbase platform gathers and displays detailed information on website visitors, including the name of the company and the contact information of company employees.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:MYID
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reklaim Ltd.
Reklaim Ltd.
Reklaim is driven by consumer data and the evolution of privacy. Offering zero-party data to Fortune 500 brands, platforms, and data companies, Reklaim allows consumers to visit the platform, confirm their identity, and unveil data that has been collected and sold without their explicit consent.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$0.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:EXPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Experian plc
Experian plc
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.
year
2023
rev ($mm)
$6,288.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,230.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,572.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TRU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TransUnion LLC
TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,009.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,116.90
EBIT ($mm)
$733.80
Net Income ($mm)
$471.40
Employees
8200
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Ticker: BIT:TECN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A., through its subsidiaries, provides IT and credit information solutions in Italy. The company offers IT solutions and services for the dematerialization and digitalization of document processes through document management, electronic storage, and electronic invoicing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$414.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$104.51
EBIT ($mm)
$67.39
Net Income ($mm)
$42.30
Employees
2393
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Ticker: BIT:CERV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cerved Group SpA
Cerved Group SpA
Cerved is a leading Information Provider in Italy and one of the major rating agencies in Europe. Cerved is the Italian leader in credit risk analysis and the top independent market player for credit management.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$477.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$201.85
EBIT ($mm)
$143.63
Net Income ($mm)
$69.91
Employees
1992
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Ticker: NYSE:EFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Equifax, Inc.
Equifax, Inc.
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,156.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,661.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1,127.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BOVESPA:BOAS3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boa Vista SCPC
Boa Vista SCPC
Boa Vista SCPC is the second largest credit bureau in Brazil. Boa Vista SCPC serves over 1.2 million direct and indirect customers and processes over 7 million credit inquiries per day. They provide instant and reliable support to companies in all stages of the business cycle.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$114.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.01
EBIT ($mm)
$20.18
Net Income ($mm)
$3.13
Employees
700
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Ticker: BSE:532835
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICRA Limited
ICRA Limited operates as a credit rating agency in India. The company provides consulting services, including strategy, risk management, regulatory economics, transaction advisory, and process re-engineering services to banks and more.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$50.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.92
EBIT ($mm)
$13.75
Net Income ($mm)
$11.40
Employees
62
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Ticker: SZSE:002315
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Focus Technology Co., Ltd.
Focus Technology Co., Ltd.
Focus Technology Co., Ltd. is the business-to-business e-commerce innovator and leader in China. It has been helping small and medium-sized enterprises conduct global trade. It operates Made-in-China who provides selling and buying information for both China suppliers and global buyers.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$79.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.11)
Net Income ($mm)
$18.58
Employees
1855
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Ticker: AVCS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Vantage Cos
American Vantage Cos
American Vantage Companies provides online services to information technology professionals, companies and recruiters. The company flagship intends to be a resume and job posting database with advanced search capabilities with many value-added feature. The comapny has 17 subsidiaries.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:COGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint is a data and analytics company providing cloud-based, mission-critical information and performance marketing solutions to enterprises in a variety of industries. They transform data into intelligence utilizing their proprietary technology platforms to solve complex problems for clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$210.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($28.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
200
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