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closed 1/14/2015 via PR Web

The Blue Book Building and Construction Network, acquired BuildingBlok LLC

synopsis: The Blue Book Building and Construction Network, the construction industry’s source for information and marketing solutions, announced the acquisition of New York City based technology company BuildingBlok. BuildingBlok delivers a cloud-based platform that helps small to mid-size contractors better manage the entire lifecycle of their projects.
buyer: The Blue Book Building and Construction Network
The Blue Book Network, an Employee-Owned enterprise, is the largest and most active construction network in the United States. The Blue Book Network provides the commercial construction industry accurate, complete and up-to-date information on the people and products required for their projects. "
target: BuildingBlok LLC
BuildingBlok is the first cloud based construction management platform geared specifically to small to mid-size general contractors, offering a robust suite of management tools at an affordable price. The company was launched in early 2014 by CEO Justin Nolan and has headquarters in New York City.
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closed 1/31/2017 via PR Web

JDM Technology Group, acquired Vision InfoSoft

synopsis: JDM Technology Group, a global group of leading software providers for the architecture, engineering and construction industries, announced that it has acquired Carlsbad, CA based Vision InfoSoft, a leading provider of electrical and plumbing estimating software in the United States.
buyer: JDM Technology Group
JDM Technology Group is a global software business focused on delivering business software systems for the architecture, engineering and construction industries with over 50,000 users served in 40 countries on 6 continents, employing 300 staff. "
target: Vision InfoSoft
Since 1993, Vision InfoSoft has specialized in enhancing the estimating, billing and pricing process for electrical/plumbing contractors with custom software, training and support.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Clearent, acquired Coolfront Technologies

synopsis: Clearent, a full-service, payments solution provider, has acquired Coolfront Technologies, a leading provider of flat rate pricing and maintenance agreement management systems for the HVAC, plumbing and electrical industries. Coolfront's cloud and mobile flat rate pricing solution helps businesses to increase their profits and improve workflows.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Clearent
Clearent is a full-service, payments solution provider. From traditional point-of-sale terminals, mobile solutions, and tablet-based systems to a custom-built virtual terminal, eCommerce plug-ins, and hosted payments, Clearent helps small business owners securely accept payments just about anywhere."
target: Coolfront Technologies
Coolfront Technologies is a leading provider of flat rate pricing and maintenance agreement management systems for the HVAC, plumbing and electrical industries. Coolfront's cloud and mobile flat rate pricing solution helps businesses to increase their profits and improve workflows.
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closed 6/8/2012 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Vela Systems

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced the acquisition of Vela Systems, a provider of cloud and mobile field management software for the construction industry. The addition of Vela Systems field management products to Autodesk’s growing portfolio of cloud and mobile products is helping to extend the value of Building Information Modeling and project data.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,790.40)
Autodesk, Inc. is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. "
target: Vela Systems
Based in Burlington, Massachusetts, Vela Systems extends the power of Building Information Modeling with cloud and mobile technologies that enable project and company-wide programs for streamlined management of quality, safety, commissioning and field construction.
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closed 1/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Deltek, Inc., acquired Avitru

synopsis: Deltek, the leading global provider of software and solutions for project-based businesses, has acquired Avitru, the leader in construction specification content and software. Avitru is the exclusive developer of AIA MasterSpec, the most trusted and comprehensive master guide specification system in the AECO industry.
buyer parent: Roper Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Deltek, Inc. (:$340.54)
Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with over 2,700 employees worldwide, Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors, professional services firms and other project-based businesses. "
target: Avitru
Avitru is a leader in AEC software solutions. Avitru empowers architects, engineers, contractors and owners to make better, faster decisions. Avitru is the exclusive developer of AIA MasterSpec, the most trusted and comprehensive master guide specification system in the AECO industry.
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closed 2/6/2014 via PR Web

Explorer Software, acquired Computer Guidance Corporation

synopsis: Explorer Software Group, one of the leading providers of job cost accounting software worldwide, announced the acquisition of Computer Guidance Corporation, a construction ERP solution developer known for its well-established, long-term client base and industry-leading construction enterprise resource planning solution.
buyer: Explorer Software
Explorer Software develops, markets, and licenses Internet-based construction accounting application software to construction companies worldwide, delivering business benefit such as reduced operations costs and improved project management. "
target: Computer Guidance Corporation
Computer Guidance Corporation is the trusted provider of construction management software for architecture, engineering and construction companies. They solve commercial contractors' business challenges day-in and day-out by improving productivity, operational efficiency and overall profitability.
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closed 1/11/2018 via PR Web

ConstructConnect, acquired QuoteSoft

synopsis: ConstructConnect, a leading provider of construction information and technology solutions in North America, has acquired Quote Software, Inc. (QuoteSoft), a privately-held Eugene, Oregon based software company focused primarily on estimating and building information modeling software and services for plumbing and mechanical contractors.
buyer parent: Roper Technologies, Inc.
buyer: ConstructConnect
ConstructConnect is a software-as-a-service company, serving the commercial construction industry by offering its customers access to a network that connects tens of thousands of general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and manufacturers. "
target: QuoteSoft
Quote Software, Inc. (QuoteSoft) is a software company focused primarily on estimating and building information modeling software and services for plumbing and mechanical contractors. QuoteSoft estimating software allows contractors to bid more jobs and better manage the projects they acquire.
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closed 9/8/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired Gehry Technologies

synopsis: Trimble has acquired Gehry Technologies, the software and consulting services business of Frank Gehry. It provides Web-based 3D project collaboration, BIM technology and advanced project delivery services to leading owners, architects, engineers, builders, fabricators and industry professionals worldwide.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble Navigation Limited applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location: including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, and more. "
target: Gehry Technologies
Gehry Technologies provides Web-based 3D project collaboration and building information modeling technology as well as advanced project delivery services to leading owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, fabricators, and other building industry professionals worldwide.
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closed 7/25/2012 via Market Wire

Gehry Technologies, acquired Bimshare

synopsis: Gehry Technologies, a global leader in applying technology to building industry challenges, announced it has completed the acquisition of Bimshare. Bimshare offers a popular building information modeling data sharing solution that provides the easiest way to upload and share 3D models online through browsers on desktop or mobile devices.
buyer: Gehry Technologies
Gehry Technologies provides Web-based 3D project collaboration and building information modeling technology as well as advanced project delivery services to leading owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, fabricators, and other building industry professionals worldwide. "
target: Bimshare
Bimshare offers a popular building information modeling data sharing solution that provides the easiest way to upload and share 3D models online through browsers on desktop or mobile devices.
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closed 9/1/2020 via GlobeNewswire

iLOOKABOUT, acquired Apex Software

synopsis: iLOOKABOUT Corp. has acquired the assets of Apex Software, a company that provides real property sketching solutions leveraging its industry leading proprietary software, database and professional services to the property assessment, appraisal and insurance industries within the United States.
buyer: iLOOKABOUT (TSXV:ILA:$24.68)
iLOOKABOUT is a Canadian software, data analytics, data aggregation and visual intelligence company focused on property valuation. ILA primarily serves the property assessment, property taxation, municipal, insurance, and appraisal sectors, both public and private, in North America. "
target: Apex Software
Apex provides real property sketching solutions leveraging its industry leading proprietary software, database and professional services to the property assessment, appraisal and insurance industries within the United States.
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closed 11/27/2014 via Company Press Release

YFM Equity Partners Limited, acquired Business Collaborator Limited

synopsis: YFM Equity Partners is backing the management buy-out (MBO) of Business Collaborator, an established provider of collaboration software to the construction sector and a leader in the nascent Building Information Modelling (“BIM”) software market.
buyer: YFM Equity Partners Limited
YFM Equity Partners has been managing funds specialising in transforming small businesses for over 25 years. They invest between £100,000 and £10m of equity and have a current portfolio of over 250 UK companies. "
target parent: Advent International
target: Business Collaborator Limited
Business Collaborator provides a centralised Common Data Environment that is fully auditable enabling geographically dispersed teams to store and share project information and processes securely in the Cloud.
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closed 9/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Dayton Superior Corporation, acquired Tilt-Werks

synopsis: Dayton Superior Corporation has purchased Tilt-Werks, a fully-integrated, web-based technology. Tilt-Werks is a sophisticated design and detail technology used by architects, structural engineers, contractors, and other professionals to create tilt-up buildings and construction packages, including the Building Information Modeling (BIM) data.
buyer: Dayton Superior Corporation
Dayton Superior’s reputation as the industry leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of specialized concrete construction products is the result of innovation backed by more than 100 years of experience. "
target: Tilt-Werks
Tilt-Up Design Systems, LLC (TDS) is a company focused on providing the tilt-up industry with a collaborative online application that makes the process of implementing tilt-up construction, cost effective and efficient.
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closed 3/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Emerging Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Constructware, a privately held company based in Alpharetta, Georgia that provides on-demand communication and collaboration solutions that streamline design, construction and facility management. The acquisition closed for cash consideration of US $46 million.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,790.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Emerging Solutions, Inc.
Emerging Solutions, Inc. d/b/a Constructware is a hosted communication and collaboration solution that streamlines design and project management among team members throughout the design, construction and facility lifecycle.
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closed 8/31/2017 via PR Web

Integrity Software Systems Ltd, acquired Estimate Software Ltd

synopsis: JDM Technology Group, a group of leading software providers for the architecture, engineering and construction industries, has acquired Estimate Software. Estimate Software provides estimating and takeoff software for the construction industry. Estimate will combine with the resources of Integrity Software Systems, a JDM Technology Group company.
buyer parent: JDM Technology Group
buyer: Integrity Software Systems Ltd
Integrity Software Systems develops and supports award winning business management software serving the construction and complex retail industry. Their business management software can enhance their customers' business performance through improved efficiency and financial control. "
target: Estimate Software Ltd
Estimate Software serves contractors through its flagship product: Esti-mate. Through a series of solutions including an estimating module, subcontractor module, pricing libraries, and on-screen take off, Esti-mate offers a powerful range of solutions used by hundreds of contractors.
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announced 5/8/2006 via Company Press Release

Sage Software, Inc., will acquire Master Builder

synopsis: Intuit Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell the assets of its Master Builder® construction management software and solutions business to Sage Software, Inc., a subsidiary of The Sage Group plc.
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Sage Software, Inc.
The Sage Software family have assists small and medium-sized businesses with a wide range of business management applications and services, including accounting, CRM, contact management, HR and specialized industry needs. "
target parent: Intuit, Inc.
target: Master Builder
Acquired by Intuit in November 2001, as part of the company’s “Right for My Business” strategy, Intuit Master Builder offers contractors a complete construction business management solution.
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closed 7/6/2017 via Company Press Release

ClearEdge3D, acquired Pericept, Inc.

synopsis: ClearEdge3D, the developers of the Verity construction verification software and the EdgeWise automated modeling software, announced the acquisition of Pericept, a construction verification software firm based in Texas.
buyer: ClearEdge3D
ClearEdge3D is a global technology leader in the Architectural/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry, offering advanced software solutions that help firms model existing conditions and verify that recently completed work has been constructed correctly. "
target: Pericept, Inc.
Pericept is a construction verification software firm based in Texas. Pericept’s BIMtraceTM software captures recently installed scopes-of-work (SOW) on a construction site and compares the as-built work to the design model to verify that the elements have been properly installed.
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announced 2/21/2019 via Market Watch

Hyphen Solutions, Ltd., will acquire HomeFront Software

synopsis: Hyphen Solutions, the leading cloud-based construction management software, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire HomeFront Software, a leading ERP platform focused on residential builders, along with Zybertech Construction Software Services, Canada's largest distributor of Sage 100 and Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate Software.
buyer: Hyphen Solutions, Ltd.
Hyphen Solutions, LLC operates the largest and only SaaS application serving a North American client base of residential homebuilders, their suppliers, distributors, and manufacturers. The company offers a suite of integrated Home Builder applications which provide enterprise tools. "
target: HomeFront Software
HomeFront Software is a comprehensive home builder software solution that serves each stage of the home building process. Zybertech Construction Software is a leader in providing business software solutions to companies in the residential & commercial construction industry.
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closed 2/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Hyphen Solutions, Ltd., acquired Pharaoh Information Services

synopsis: The leading cloud-based construction management software company, Hyphen Solutions, LLC, announces the acquisition of Pharaoh Information Services, developer of the Integrated Builder Series (IBSWIN) among other residential construction-related software products.
buyer: Hyphen Solutions, Ltd.
Hyphen Solutions, LLC provides over 45,000 builders, installers and manufacturers with industry-leading supply chain scheduling, procurement and collaboration solutions. Hyphen's SaaS applications deliver greater operational control, better communications and increased productivity. "
target: Pharaoh Information Services
Pharaoh Information Services developed IBSWIN (Integrated Builder Series for Windows), the residential home building industry's premier integrated software, for managing all construction departments from one system.
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closed 3/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, purchased Software Suite from Mesta Konsern AS

synopsis: Trimble has announced that it has acquired a suite of software solutions from Mesta Entreprenor AS, a subsidiary of Mesta Konsern AS, one of Norway's largest contracting groups for road and highway construction. The software suite includes office, field data collection and on-machine solutions designed for the Nordic construction market.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. "
seller: Mesta Konsern AS
Mesta is one of Norway's largest road and highway construction, operations, and maintenance contracting groups. Mesta's expertise with highway construction and maintenance, as well as its nationwide operations, uniquely qualifies the company as a turnkey provider of secure road networks.
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closed 9/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Building Systems Design, Inc, purchased PerSpective software tool from Construction Specifications Institute

synopsis: Building Systems Design, Inc. of Atlanta and The Construction Specifications Institute of Alexandria announced the completion of BSD's acquisition of PerSpective, a software tool for creating building performance specifications. BSD developed PerSpective for a joint venture formed by CSI and the Design- Build Institute of America.
buyer: Building Systems Design, Inc
Building Systems Design was founded in 1983 and currently produces the BSD SoftLink(R) suite of software applications for the architecture/engineering/construction market. "
seller: Construction Specifications Institute
The Construction Specifications Institute is a national association of specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors, building materials suppliers and others involved in commercial and institutional building design and construction. The organization has 145 chapters and more than 16,000 members.
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closed 1/14/2015 via PR Web

The Blue Book Building and Construction Network, acquired BuildingBlok LLC

synopsis: The Blue Book Building and Construction Network, the construction industry’s source for information and marketing solutions, announced the acquisition of New York City based technology company BuildingBlok. BuildingBlok delivers a cloud-based platform that helps small to mid-size contractors better manage the entire lifecycle of their projects.
buyer: The Blue Book Building and Construction Network
The Blue Book Network, an Employee-Owned enterprise, is the largest and most active construction network in the United States. The Blue Book Network provides the commercial construction industry accurate, complete and up-to-date information on the people and products required for their projects. "
target: BuildingBlok LLC
BuildingBlok is the first cloud based construction management platform geared specifically to small to mid-size general contractors, offering a robust suite of management tools at an affordable price. The company was launched in early 2014 by CEO Justin Nolan and has headquarters in New York City.
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announced 4/15/2021 via Company Press Release

The Blue Book Building and Construction Network will be merged with Dodge Data & Analytics,

synopsis: Dodge Data & Analytics, a data, analytics, news, and intelligence serving the North American commercial construction industry, and The Blue Book Building & Construction Network, an employee-owned enterprise that is the largest most active construction network in the U.S., announced that they are combining their businesses in a merger.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Dodge Data & Analytics
Dodge Data & Analytics is the leading provider of data, analytics, news and intelligence serving the North American commercial construction industry. The company’s information enables building product manufacturers, general contractors and subcontractors, architects and engineers to large markets. "
target: The Blue Book Building and Construction Network
The Blue Book Network, an Employee-Owned enterprise, is the largest and most active construction network in the United States. The Blue Book Network provides the commercial construction industry accurate, complete and up-to-date information on the people and products required for their projects.
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closed 1/14/2015 via PR Web

The Blue Book Building and Construction Network, acquired BuildingBlok LLC

synopsis: The Blue Book Building and Construction Network, the construction industry’s source for information and marketing solutions, announced the acquisition of New York City based technology company BuildingBlok. BuildingBlok delivers a cloud-based platform that helps small to mid-size contractors better manage the entire lifecycle of their projects.
buyer: The Blue Book Building and Construction Network
The Blue Book Network, an Employee-Owned enterprise, is the largest and most active construction network in the United States. The Blue Book Network provides the commercial construction industry accurate, complete and up-to-date information on the people and products required for their projects. "
target: BuildingBlok LLC
BuildingBlok is the first cloud based construction management platform geared specifically to small to mid-size general contractors, offering a robust suite of management tools at an affordable price. The company was launched in early 2014 by CEO Justin Nolan and has headquarters in New York City.
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closed 6/10/2013 via BusinessWire

The Blue Book Building and Construction Network, acquired Jobsite123.com, LLC

synopsis: The Blue Book Building and Construction Network, provider of information and workflow solutions for the commercial construction industry, announced it has purchased the assets of Jobsite123.com, LLC, including the Jobsite123.com website and prequalification system.
buyer: The Blue Book Building and Construction Network
The Blue Book Building and Construction Network has published information on the construction industry that helps companies and contractors share information about people, products and projects. The company maintains a nationwide industry search engine and publishes 28 regional directories annually."
target: Jobsite123.com, LLC
JobSite123.com, LLC provides jobsite mobilization solutions for general contractors, developers, and subcontractors. It offers BizWords tool that allows member companies to attach the words that describe the business to their profile themselves online.
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announced 4/15/2021 via Company Press Release

The Blue Book Building and Construction Network will be merged with Dodge Data & Analytics,

synopsis: Dodge Data & Analytics, a data, analytics, news, and intelligence serving the North American commercial construction industry, and The Blue Book Building & Construction Network, an employee-owned enterprise that is the largest most active construction network in the U.S., announced that they are combining their businesses in a merger.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Dodge Data & Analytics
Dodge Data & Analytics is the leading provider of data, analytics, news and intelligence serving the North American commercial construction industry. The company’s information enables building product manufacturers, general contractors and subcontractors, architects and engineers to large markets. "
target: The Blue Book Building and Construction Network
The Blue Book Network, an Employee-Owned enterprise, is the largest and most active construction network in the United States. The Blue Book Network provides the commercial construction industry accurate, complete and up-to-date information on the people and products required for their projects.
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closed 11/3/2017 via PR Web

JDM Technology Group, acquired IndustrySmarts Inc.

synopsis: JDM Technology Group, a global group of software providers for the architecture, engineering and construction industries, has acquired IndustrySmarts Inc. IndustrySmarts Inc. provides on-line business-to-business information portals and development services to contractors, distributors and manufacturers in the building and construction industries.
buyer: JDM Technology Group
JDM Technology Group is a global software business focused on delivering business software systems for the architecture, engineering and construction industries with over 50,000 users served in 40 countries on 6 continents, employing over 300 staff. "
target: IndustrySmarts Inc.
IndustrySmarts Inc. provides on-line business-to-business information portals, and web marketing and development services to contractors, distributors and manufacturers in the building and construction industries.
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closed 9/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired Point2 Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Yardi Systems has acquired Point2 Technologies Inc. Point2 develops, markets, and supports online marketing software solutions for the real estate industry. The company also develops, markets, and supports inventory management and online marketing software for the heavy equipment industry.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi Systems has been committed to the design, development, and support of real estate investment management and property management software for nearly 30 years. The Yardi Voyager™ system is the most comprehensive single real estate management platform on the market today. "
target: Point2 Technologies Inc.
Point2 develops and markets web-based inventory management and online marketing software solutions for the real estate and heavy equipment industries across 120 countries.
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Construction Data Corp., acquired Construction News Service, Inc.

synopsis: Construction Data, the leading regional provider of information to the commercial construction industry, announced that it has acquired the assets of Construction News Service (“CNS”), a similar information provider based in Michigan.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: Construction Data Corp.
Construction Data ("CDC") is the leading provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry. CDC has expanded to thirty-two states by providing comprehensive commercial construction project information and construction leads to its subscribers in web based formats. "
target: Construction News Service, Inc.
Construction News Service, Inc. ("CNS") is a provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry in Michigan and Indiana. CNS provides its subscribers with a wide range of commercial construction project information on-line and via email.
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closed 1/19/2006 via PR Newswire

Construction Equipment Guide Ltd., acquired Spec Check U.S. LLC

synopsis: Reed Business Information and Construction Equipment magazine announced today that RBI has acquired Spec Check U.S. LLC, the leading data provider of construction and agricultural equipment specification comparisons. The Spec Check database includes more than 90 categories of mobile construction and agricultural machinery.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Construction Equipment Guide Ltd.
Construction Equipment, is the premier information source for the construction equipment marketplace. Their community provides superior content in-print with its monthly magazine, in-person with events like the Construction Equipment Institute and online with its website, webcasts and newsletters. "
target: Spec Check U.S. LLC
Spec Check provides a must-have tool for anyone involved in equipment product planning, sales or procurement. Our service allows you to outsource all your spec requirements, saving you time and money.
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Trimble, will acquire BuildingData

synopsis: Trimble announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Building Data based in Rocklin, Calif. Building Data's managed content and software solutions enable Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing contractors and engineers to produce models by including manufacturing-specific content from a proprietary database of 3D data components.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. "
target: BuildingData
Building Data has been managing MEP data content for engineers and contractors since 2007. Building Data is dedicated to managing 3D component data for customers who create dimensionally accurate BIM for 3D coordination and installation.
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closed 1/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Deltek, Inc., acquired Avitru

synopsis: Deltek, the leading global provider of software and solutions for project-based businesses, has acquired Avitru, the leader in construction specification content and software. Avitru is the exclusive developer of AIA MasterSpec, the most trusted and comprehensive master guide specification system in the AECO industry.
buyer parent: Roper Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Deltek, Inc. (:$340.54)
Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with over 2,700 employees worldwide, Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors, professional services firms and other project-based businesses. "
target: Avitru
Avitru is a leader in AEC software solutions. Avitru empowers architects, engineers, contractors and owners to make better, faster decisions. Avitru is the exclusive developer of AIA MasterSpec, the most trusted and comprehensive master guide specification system in the AECO industry.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

BiP Solutions, acquired Pro-Mark Media Limited

synopsis: BiP Solutions, the leading provider of business intelligence solutions for the public/private sector marketplace, has acquired Pro-Mark Media Limited - one of the UK's leading construction media companies with an established portfolio of digital magazines and online channels.
buyer: BiP Solutions
BiP Solutions is a global market leader in the provision of public sector procurement solutions, offering buyers and suppliers access to probably the world’s largest database of current open contract opportunities. Over 530 UK government organisations use BiP Solutions services. "
target: Pro-Mark Media Limited
Pro-Mark Media Limited is one of the UK’s leading publishers of quality construction magazines, with over 19 years experience in the industry and a portfolio of 4 national titles. These incorporate UK Construction, Building Scotland, Construction Ireland and SwimConstruct.
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closed 6/21/2013 via PR Web

The Construction Journal, Ltd, acquired Construction News Corporation

synopsis: Construction Journal, a trusted provider of actionable data to the commercial and residential construction industry, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Construction News Corporation, a similar information provider based in Cleveland, Ohio. The acquisition expands Construction Journal’s footprint into Ohio and Michigan.
buyer: The Construction Journal, Ltd
Construction Journal is the trusted provider of commercial and residential construction information for the east coast of the United States. CJ actively researches, reports and tracks construction project information. "
target: Construction News Corporation
CNC News Online is the leading provider of Ohio Construction News and Michigan Construction News, with project leads designed to bring you the most complete and up-to-date construction information service available.
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closed 9/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Batiweb Group, acquired Archionline SAS

synopsis: Batiweb Group announces the acquisition of Archionline and completes its benchmark marketplace strategy. Founded in 2013 and based in Paris, Archionline is the first national web platform to connect individuals, architects and local artisans for the construction, extension and renovation of housing.
buyer: Batiweb Group
Batiweb Group is a website publisher and service creator for all construction, works and housing stakeholders. The company is built around the leading media brand in the construction sector, Batiweb, and HelloArtisan, a website that connects professionals in the home renovation industry. "
target: Archionline SAS
Founded in 2013 and based in Paris, Archionline is the first national web platform to connect individuals, architects and local artisans for the construction, extension and renovation of housing.
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The Construction Journal, Ltd, acquired ConstructionReports.com

synopsis: Construction Journal announced that it has acquired ConstructionReports.com, a cloud-based regional provider of collaborative, construction information located in Phoenix, Arizona. ConstructionReports.com is the leading construction bidding and lead service for commercial contractors.
buyer: The Construction Journal, Ltd
Construction Journal empowers its users through its collaborative network to easily find relevant and timely data, forge key relationships, and pursue opportunities leading to increased revenue. Construction Journal is a leading provider of actionable construction information through its platform. "
target: ConstructionReports.com
ConstructionReports.com is the leading construction bidding and lead service for commercial contractors. Their reporters constantly research new leads and build valuable relationships with local experts who know what construction projects are looking for.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Mason Contractors Association of America, acquired Masonry Design

synopsis: The Mason Contractors Association of America announced the acquisition of Masonry Design magazine from Lionheart Publishing. Masonry Design is a quarterly digital magazine that provides readers with a more in-depth look at the masonry design industry with features, news, and profiles of outstanding projects and the firms that design them.
buyer: Mason Contractors Association of America
The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is the national trade association representing mason contractors. The MCAA is committed to preserving and promoting the masonry industry by providing continuing education, advocating fair codes and standards, and fostering a safe work environment. "
target parent: Lionheart Publishing, Inc.
target: Masonry Design
Masonry Design is a quarterly digital magazine that provides readers with an in-depth look at the masonry design industry with features, news, and profiles of outstanding projects. Their mission is to educate and inform readers about the vital role that masonry plays in the US construction market.
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closed 8/4/2015 via BusinessWire

CMD Group merged with ISqFt,

synopsis: iSqFt and CMD Group announced the companies have merged. CMD is one of the leading providers of construction information in North America. iSqFt provides the commercial construction industry a leading software-as-a-service solution in addition to bid information both powered by a vast network of construction professionals across the United States.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: ISqFt
iSqFt is a leading software-as-a-service company, serving the commercial construction industry by offering its customers access to a network that connects tens of thousands of general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and manufacturers. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: CMD Group
CMD ("Construction Marketing Data") is a leading North American provider of construction information. CMD’s diverse portfolio of innovative products and technologies includes national, regional and local project leads, marketing solutions and market intelligence.
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closed 11/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Symphony Technology Group, acquired McGraw Hill Construction

synopsis: McGraw Hill Financial announced it has completed the previously disclosed sale of McGraw Hill Construction to Symphony Technology Group. McGraw Hill Construction provides essential data, news, insights, and intelligence to better inform construction professionals’ decisions and strengthen their market position.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and building great software and services companies. STG also provides transformation expertise to enable its companies to deliver maximum value to its clients. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: McGraw Hill Construction
McGraw Hill Construction connects people, projects and products across the design and construction industry. They Provide project and product information to industry news, trends and forecasts, and document productivity tools.
price ($mm)
$320
rev ($mm)
$170
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EV / rev
1.9x
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announced 8/6/2014 via Company Press Release

Segulah Advisor AB, will acquire Docu Group AG

synopsis: Segulah IV L.P. has entered into an agreement to acquire DOCU Group Sweden AB. DOCU Nordic is the leading database and services provider to the Nordic construction industry, supplying clients with proprietary project and product information which is critical for its clients’ sales and lead generation.
buyer: Segulah Advisor AB
Segulah is a Nordic private equity firm. They currently manage 8.5 billion Swedish kronor invested in three funds: Segulah II, L.P., Segulah III, L.P. and Segulah IV, L.P. International pension funds, endowments and insurance companies are their primary sources of capital commitments. "
target parent: GMT Communications Partners
target: Docu Group AG
The Docu Group is a European group which counts among the leading information services in the construction sector. As an international, multimedia service provider, the DOCUgroup supplies specialised information, content and solutions for industry, markets, products and events.
price ($mm)
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$49
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0.0x
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closed 9/4/2008 via PR Newswire

Construction Data Corp., acquired BidTool

synopsis: Construction Data, the leading regional provider of information to the commercial construction industry, announced that it has acquired BidTool, a similar information provider based in Vero Beach, Florida.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: Construction Data Corp.
Construction Data Corp. (CDC) is the leading provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry. CDC provides comprehensive commercial construction project information to its subscribers looking for leads and construction bids in web based and newspaper formats. "
target: BidTool
BidTool is a provider of regionally focused information to the commercial construction industry in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Colorado. BidTool has expanded in the MidWest by providing its subscribers with a wide range of commercial construction project information on-line and via email.
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closed 12/12/2007 via PR Newswire

The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C., acquired The Gordian Group, Inc.

synopsis: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C., a New York-based private equity firm, has completed the acquisition of The Gordian Group, Inc. a leading provider of proprietary database management and procurement services for the repair and alternations segment of the construction sector.
buyer: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C. is a New York based private equity firm that invests in selected segments of the communications, information and media industries. "
target: The Gordian Group, Inc.
The Gordian Group is a company established by the inventor of Job Order Contracting, Harry H. Mellon, for the sole purpose of providing the consulting services, software and documents necessary to develop, implement and support Job Order Contracting (JOC) programs for facility owners.
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closed 6/8/2006 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Construction Research Communications Limited

synopsis: IHS has acquired CRC Limited, of London, UK. CRC was created by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and Emap Construct to deliver a wide range of BRE products relating to the construction industry, ranging from environmental issues to fire safety.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target parent: EMAP plc
target: Construction Research Communications Limited
CRC was created by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and Emap Construct to deliver a wide range of BRE products relating to the construction industry, ranging from environmental issues to fire safety.
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closed 5/11/2005 via PR Newswire

United Business Media PLC, acquired ABI Building Data Ltd.

synopsis: UBM plc has today announced the acquisition of ABI Building Data Limited, from EMAP plc for GBP12m plus an amount equal to the cash in the business. In the calendar year 2004 ABI generated revenues of GBP5.5 million and EBITDA of GBP1.1 million.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: United Business Media PLC
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target parent: EMAP plc
target: ABI Building Data Ltd.
ABI Building Data Limited is a market-leading provider of construction related market intelligence services in the UK and has been helping companies gain competitive advantage for over 60 years.
price ($mm)
$23
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$10
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$2
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11.2x
closed 8/1/2014 via Market Wire

NewBay Media LLC, acquired AV-iQ

synopsis: NewBay Media, publisher of leading commercial AV magazines has announced the acquisition of AV-IQ, the AV industry's Equipment, Providers Directory & Industry Resource Center, from InfoComm International. AV-IQ is a comprehensive online resource for the pro-AV industry that includes equipment database, case studies and local service directories.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay Media is the leading information and marketing solutions provider for the Music, AV/Pro Audio, Consumer Electronics/Gaming, Video, Broadcast and Cable Television, and Education. They connect and inform millions of constituents in these industries through award-winning content. "
target parent: InfoComm International
target: AV-iQ
AV-IQ provides North America with the most comprehensive pro-AV resource. Explore audiovisual equipment catalogs featuring the brand-new product data comparison tool and BIM library, and check out the case studies library for cutting-edge pro-AV inspiration.
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