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closed 3/30/2015 via GlobeNewswire

The Cadmus Group, Inc., acquired TecMarket Works

synopsis: The Cadmus Group, Inc. announced that it has concluded a deal to acquire evaluation and market research firm TecMarket Works' assets. Cadmus will now be supporting TecMarket Works' cutting-edge energy utility clients in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
buyer: The Cadmus Group, Inc.
Cadmus is an employee-owned consultancy committed to helping clients address complex challenges by applying diverse skills and experiences in a highly collaborative environment. By assisting clients in achieving their goals, Cadmus creates social and economic value today and for future generations. "
target: TecMarket Works
TecMarket Works is an evaluation and market research firm. TecMarket Works has earned a reputation as a pioneering evaluator of demand-side management programs.
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closed 11/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Spiceworks Ziff Davis, acquired Aberdeen

synopsis: Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD) has acquired Aberdeen, a leading global provider of behavioral-based marketing solutions, from intent-targeted media to demand gen programs and independent industry research. Aberdeen has a suite of unique products that complement SWZD’s products and services.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Spiceworks Ziff Davis
Spiceworks is a social network for IT professionals. They’re the marketplace where tech buyers and sellers come together to push the world forward with technology, solve tech challenges and support each other, making it the largest, most unique IT community of its kind. "
target parent: Halyard Capital
target: Aberdeen
Aberdeen is a leading global provider of behavioral-based marketing solutions, from intent-targeted media to demand gen programs and independent industry research. Aberdeen answers the ultimate sales and marketing questions of “what”, “who”, and “when” with its unique abilities.
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closed 6/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Bregal Sagemount, acquired Lux Research

synopsis: Bregal Sagemount, a leading private equity firm focused on growth-oriented investments, announced that it has acquired Lux Research, a leading provider of market intelligence services designed to help its global customer base drive growth through technology innovation.
buyer parent: Bregal Investments
buyer: Bregal Sagemount
Bregal Sagemount is a growth-focused private capital firm with $1.7 billion in committed capital. Founded in 2012, the firm provides flexible capital and strategic assistance to market-leading companies in high-growth sectors across a wide variety of transaction situations. "
target: Lux Research
Lux Research is a leading provider of market intelligence services, helping clients drive growth through technology innovation. Lux clients are empowered to make better, informed decisions today to ensure future success.
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closed 10/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Buyers Laboratory Inc., acquired InfoTrends, Inc.

synopsis: Buyers Laboratory, LLC, the leading provider of independent test based analytical information, competitive intelligence, sales enablement and related services to the global digital imaging industry, announced its acquisition of InfoTrends, a division of Questex LLC. and leading provider of strategic market analysis, research, and advisory services.
buyer parent: SFW Capital Partners
buyer: Buyers Laboratory Inc.
Buyers Laboratory Inc. (BLI) is the authoritative provider of test based analytical information, competitive intelligence and sales enablement to the digital imaging industry with a portfolio of products and services covering hardware, software, consumables and document management "
target parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
target: InfoTrends, Inc.
InfoTrends, founded in 1991, helps technology vendors, their channels, and end customers understand market trends, grow their business, and improve their operations through a combination of deep subject matter expertise, innovative tools and data, and exceptional customer service.
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closed 4/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Halyard Capital, acquired Aberdeen Group

synopsis: Halyard Capital announced the acquisition of Harte Hanks Market Intelligence and The Aberdeen Group. Harte Hanks Market Intelligence is a trusted resource for data to drive marketing and sales. The Aberdeen Group provides research and content marketing solutions that technology industry marketers use to drive demand with their target customers.
buyer: Halyard Capital
Halyard is a lower-middle market private equity firm focused on creating value within companies in high- growth sectors. Halyard's sectors of focus include technology-enabled Business and Information Services, Digital Marketing and Data Analytics, IT Security/IT Infrastructure and Communications. "
target parent: Harte-Hanks, Inc.
target: Aberdeen Group
The Aberdeen Group provides research and content marketing solutions to drive demand with target customers. Harte Hanks Market Intelligence, part of The Aberdeen Group, is the technology industry's most trusted resource for data to drive marketing and sales.
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closed 9/28/2006 via BusinessWire

Harte-Hanks, Inc, acquired Aberdeen Group

synopsis: Harte-Hanks, Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of AberdeenGroup, Inc. AberdeenGroup, Inc., is a Boston, MA-based provider of technology market research, intelligence, and demand generation services.
buyer: Harte-Hanks, Inc (NYSE:HHS:$394.15)
Harte-Hanks is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers. "
target parent: TL Ventures
target: Aberdeen Group
AberdeenGroup, Inc. provides fact-based research and insights focused on the global, technology-driven value chain. Aberdeen’s benchmarking, market and solution assessments, sales acceleration programs, and conferences support Global 5000 value chain and technology executives.
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closed 9/15/2006 via

The Yankee Group, acquired Trendsmedia, Inc.

synopsis: Yankee Group Research Inc announced that it acquired Trendsmedia, Inc., a premier integrated media firm serving emerging technology markets. The acquisition will accelerate Yankee Group's growth and expand its reach in global connectivity issues, helping network builders, operators and users navigate revolutionary change.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: The Yankee Group
The Yankee Group is a global leader in communications and networking research and consulting. Spanning numerous industries, the company provides strategic planning assistance, technology and market forecasting, and cross-industry analysis to support a wide range of clients on a worldwide basis. "
target: Trendsmedia, Inc.
Trendsmedia is an integrated media firm serving emerging technology markets. Founded by media veterans, our mission is to help business and technology executives stay ahead of major technology trends that are likely to impact their businesses significantly within the next few years.
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closed 9/13/2016 via GlobeNewswire

AOTMP, acquired Mobilocity LLC

synopsis: AOTMP, the leader in telecom management practices and industry standards for enterprises and vendors, announced that it acquired various assets of Mobilocity LLC, which provides market research, conferences & events and a number of certification programs.
buyer parent: Evotem
buyer: AOTMP
AOTMP is a global leader providing telecom management best practices and industry standards for organizations and the vendors who support them. AOTMP solutions help enterprises drive performance, efficiency and productivity while significantly reducing costs. "
target: Mobilocity LLC
Mobilocity focuses on monitoring and analyzing emerging trends, technologies, and market behavior in mobile computing and wireless data communications devices, software, and services. Mobilocity looks at devices, applications, and services as well as wireless connectivity to those devices.
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closed 11/6/2013 via PR Newswire

UMS Advisory, Inc., acquired IWMSconnect

synopsis: UMS Advisory, Inc., a leading global management consulting firm, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of IWMSconnect, a globally recognized provider of advanced workplace technology research, program toolkits, and consultative services.
buyer: UMS Advisory, Inc.
UMS Advisory, a leading global management consulting firm, focuses on driving measurable performance improvements in Real Estate and Facilities Management (RE/FM) for blue chip companies. "
target: IWMSconnect
IWMSconnect is recognized for its advanced knowledge platform and experienced leadership team that provides the data, tools, and insights. Their sight is set to innovating how organizations solve for integrated workplace management system (IWMS) technology more efficiently.
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closed 12/21/2009 via BusinessWire

Gartner, Inc., acquired AMR Research

synopsis: Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of AMR Research, Inc. AMR Research is a leading research and advisory services firm serving supply chain management and IT professionals.
buyer: Gartner, Inc. (IT:$4,051.88)
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. Gartner is the indispensable partner to 60,000 clients in 10,000 distinct organizations. "
target: AMR Research
AMR Research is the world’s leading independent research firm focused on the global supply chain and its supporting technologies. Founded in 1986 and privately held, AMR Research provides subscription advisory services and peer networking opportunities.
price ($mm)
$54
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$40
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1.6x
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closed 9/11/2007 via

YouGov plc, acquired Polimetrix

synopsis: YouGov, plc the UK's leading online market research company, will acquire Palo Alto-based Polimetrix, Inc., a leader in online polling in the US. YouGov acquired 32% of Polimetrix in December 2006 and will pay $24.1 million in cash and stock for the remaining 68% of Polimetrix that it does not currently own.
buyer: YouGov plc (AIM:YOU:$215.10)
YouGov is a professional market research agency pioneering the use of the Internet and information technology to collect higher-quality in-depth data for market research and public consultation. The sample for each survey is carefully selected and controlled. "
target: Polimetrix
Polimetrix conduct surveys through our PollingPoint website, which provides anyone interested with the opportunity to participate in interesting and serious polls on a variety of topics. PollingPoint also conducts surveys among its opt-in panelists via e-mail. Our only business is polling.
price ($mm)
$24*
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$2
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closed 3/30/2007 via PR Newswire

Harris Interactive, acquired MediaTransfer AG Netresearch and Consulting

synopsis: Harris Interactive has acquired MediaTransfer AG Netresearch & Consulting, a private European online research firm based in Hamburg, Germany which will provide access into the $2.2 billion German market research market - the fourth-largest in the world.
buyer: Harris Interactive (HPOL:$140.32)
Harris Interactive is the 12th largest and fastest-growing market research firm in the world. The company provides innovative research, insights and strategic advice to help its clients make more confident decisions which lead to measurable and enduring improvements in performance. "
target: MediaTransfer AG Netresearch and Consulting
MediaTransfer AG specializes in online market research. Worldwide online panels allow MediaTransfer AG to offer clients from many different industries such as consumer and durable goods, telecommunications, financial services and automobile international market research, one stop.
price ($mm)
$8.10
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$5
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2.0x
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closed 6/22/2007 via Company Press Release

VNU Media Measurement & Information, purchased a minority stake in NetRatings, Inc.

synopsis: The Nielsen Company and NetRatings, Inc. completed the previously announced merger of NetRatings with a wholly owned subsidiary of The Nielsen Company.
buyer parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
buyer: VNU Media Measurement & Information
VNU Media Measurement & Information: global leader in measuring the usage of media. Every day, thousands of companies around the world rely on the information of VNU Media Measurement & Information to help them improve their business performance. "
target parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
target: NetRatings, Inc.
NetRatings, Inc. delivers leading Internet media and market research solutions, marketed globally under the Nielsen//NetRatings brand. With high quality, technology-driven products and services, Nielsen//NetRatings is the global standard for Internet audience measurement.
price ($mm)
$306*
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$82
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$6
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closed 3/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Informed Balance merged with Sway, Inc.,

synopsis: Sway, Inc., a fast-growing, interactive marketing agency that builds social networks online, announced that it has merged with Informed Balance, a consulting firm which designs user experiences for global Fortune 500 companies.
buyer: Sway, Inc.
Sway creates innovative online experiences for businesses and their audiences. Through research, development and promotion, Sway creates measurable results that improve its clients' online presence, brand, and sales. "
target: Informed Balance
Informed Balance provides a host of online services such as Web strategy, usability and search engine optimization. The team of software engineers and user-centered designers balance market research, Web analytics and processes with the people side of the technology equation.
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closed 12/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Connexity, acquired Hitwise Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Digital marketing company Connexity, Inc. has acquired Hitwise, a leader in large-scale online clickstream data collection and consumer behavioral analytics. Hitwise's broad, audience-based insights into consumer online behavioral trends bolsters Connexity's offering to marketers, agencies and publishers.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Connexity
Connexity, Inc. is a technology driven marketing solutions company that leverages almost twenty years of ecommerce expertise to enable retailers and brands to understand their consumers better, acquire new customers at a lower cost, and increase sales. "
target parent: Experian plc
target: Hitwise Pty. Ltd.
Hitwise is the leading online competitive intelligence service. Only Hitwise provides its 1,200 global clients with daily insights on how their customers interact with a broad range of competitive websites, and how their competitors use different tactics to attract online customers.
price ($mm)
$47
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$74
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closed 8/20/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Ebiquity plc, acquired Stratigent LLC

synopsis: Ebiquity has acquired all of the membership interests in Stratigent LLC, a US-based multi-channel analytics provider that helps its clients to measure and optimise their consumer communications and engagement, predominantly focused on 'owned' channels.
buyer: Ebiquity plc (AIM:EBQ:$90.17)
Ebiquity plc, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of business critical data, analysis, and consultancy services to advertisers, media owners, and public relations professionals in the United Kingdom and internationally. "
target: Stratigent LLC
Stratigent is the global leader in providing multi-channel analytics consulting to enterprise level brands. Stratigent focuses on transforming the way organizations leverage data to make business decisions in the digital analytics space.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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$4
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closed 1/28/2010 via Company Press Release

Ipsos S.A, acquired OTX

synopsis: Ipsos has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of OTX Corporation (OTX - Online Testing Exchange), a fast growing online consumer research firm. Founded in 2000 as a division of iFilm, OTX was acquired from iFilm by the Pilot Group, ZelnickMedia and Shelley Zalis, OTX’s founder and Chief Executive Officer, in 2004.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,188.97)
Ipsos is the second largest survey based research company in the world. Headquartered in Paris, it has offices in 64 countries and conducts research in more than 100 countries. Founded in 1975, it is still managed and controlled by research professionals. "
target: OTX
OTX is a global research and consulting firm (18th largest US) that specializes in providing a suite of multimedia research products to the marketing, entertainment and advertising communities.
price ($mm)[EV]
$60 [$73]
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closed 9/9/2009 via Company Press Release

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired KoreanClick

synopsis: The Nielsen Company announced that it has acquired KoreanClick, the leading Web measurement company in South Korea. Already setting the standard for Internet measurement in the fast growing Asia/Pacific region, Nielsen further extends its global leadership with this acquisition.
buyer parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
The Nielsen Company is world’s leading provider of marketing information, audience measurement, and business media products and services. Nielsen provides clients with the most complete view of their consumers and their markets. "
target: KoreanClick
KoreanClick collects and analyzes information regarding the behaviors of South Korean Internet users. Through these activities KoreanClick offers local and foreign companies information about the internet industry, media research results, consulting services and search engine marketing information.
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closed 4/19/2007 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Hitwise Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Experian, the global information solutions company, has acquired Hitwise, a leading Internet marketing intelligence company, which helps clients monitor the performance of their websites and target their online advertising spend more effectively. The purchase price is approximately $240m and will be funded from Experian's existing cash resources.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Hitwise Pty. Ltd.
Hitwise is the leading online competitive intelligence service. Only Hitwise provides its 1,200 global clients with daily insights on how their customers interact with a broad range of competitive websites, and how their competitors use different tactics to attract online customers.
price ($mm)
$240
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$40
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announced 5/11/2011 via Market Wire

e-Rewards, Inc., will acquire Conversition Strategies

synopsis: e-Rewards, Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Conversition Strategies, a pioneer in the Social Media Research industry. Its primary, EvoListen, collects data sourced from online social media outlets, filters the data collected, utilizes scientific sampling and weighting to report the results, and then formats it into quantitative data sets.
buyer: e-Rewards, Inc.
e-Rewards, Inc. is a global leader in permission based digital data collection and reporting. With over 1000 employees worldwide, it operates a strong portfolio of brands including Research Now, e-Miles, and Peanut Labs. "
target: Conversition Strategies
Conversition Strategies is an online social media data collection company based in Toronto, Canada. Conversition listens to consumers by applying scientific principles to the collection and analysis of social media data.
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closed 3/30/2015 via GlobeNewswire

The Cadmus Group, Inc., acquired TecMarket Works

synopsis: The Cadmus Group, Inc. announced that it has concluded a deal to acquire evaluation and market research firm TecMarket Works' assets. Cadmus will now be supporting TecMarket Works' cutting-edge energy utility clients in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
buyer: The Cadmus Group, Inc.
Cadmus is an employee-owned consultancy committed to helping clients address complex challenges by applying diverse skills and experiences in a highly collaborative environment. By assisting clients in achieving their goals, Cadmus creates social and economic value today and for future generations. "
target: TecMarket Works
TecMarket Works is an evaluation and market research firm. TecMarket Works has earned a reputation as a pioneering evaluator of demand-side management programs.
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closed 3/30/2015 via GlobeNewswire

The Cadmus Group, Inc., acquired TecMarket Works

synopsis: The Cadmus Group, Inc. announced that it has concluded a deal to acquire evaluation and market research firm TecMarket Works' assets. Cadmus will now be supporting TecMarket Works' cutting-edge energy utility clients in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
buyer: The Cadmus Group, Inc.
Cadmus is an employee-owned consultancy committed to helping clients address complex challenges by applying diverse skills and experiences in a highly collaborative environment. By assisting clients in achieving their goals, Cadmus creates social and economic value today and for future generations. "
target: TecMarket Works
TecMarket Works is an evaluation and market research firm. TecMarket Works has earned a reputation as a pioneering evaluator of demand-side management programs.
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closed 12/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Hannon Westwood Ltd., acquired Douglas-Westwood Ltd.

synopsis: Energy Software Intelligence Analytics, the owner of Hannon Westwood, announced the completion of the acquisition of Douglas Westwood Limited, a market leading brand in bespoke and multi-client research, strategic and commercial reviews for the OFS market, servicing the largest financial, E&P and service company clients.
buyer parent: Energy Ventures
buyer: Hannon Westwood Ltd.
Hannon Westwood, an Energy Software Intelligence Analytics Group company, has been advising the oil and gas industry for more than 20 years. Hannon Westwood is an information services company providing comprehensive and detailed insight into the North-West Europe upstream market. "
target: Douglas-Westwood Ltd.
Established in 1990, Douglas­Westwood is a leading provider of market research and consulting services across the many sectors that comprise the global energy industry. Their research is supported by proprietary data, insight and knowledge.
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closed 4/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Public Consulting Group, Inc., acquired Hubbert Systems Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: Public Consulting Group, a management consulting firm that primarily serves state and municipal government clients announced it has acquired Hubbert Systems Consulting, a management consulting firm that provides strategic and operational consulting services for clients in the health and human services sectors.
buyer: Public Consulting Group, Inc.
Public Consulting Group, Inc. is a management consulting firm that primarily serves public sector education, health and human services, and other state and municipal government clients. The firm was established in 1986 and has headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. "
target: Hubbert Systems Consulting, Inc.
Founded in 1991 and based in Sacramento, CA, Hubbert Systems Consulting specializes in helping state and local health care organizations address the complex technology, organizational, and regulatory intersections of large scale public programs.
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closed 4/1/2009 via BusinessWire

ICF International, acquired Macro International, Inc.

synopsis: ICF International announced it has closed on the acquisition of Macro International Inc. (Macro), an advisory, implementation, and evaluation services firm providing research-based solutions to U.S. federal government agencies in health and other areas. The purchase price was approximately $155 million.
buyer: ICF International (ICFI:$1,459.80)
ICF International partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. "
target parent: InfoGroup, Inc.
target: Macro International, Inc.
Macro International provides research and evaluation, management consulting, marketing communications, and information services to key agencies of the federal government, including the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Departments of State, Education, and Veterans Affairs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$158 [$214]
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$150
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
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12.0x
announced 7/13/2016 via PR Newswire

Mazars Group, will acquire Corality Financial Group

synopsis: Mazars, the independent international organization specializing in audit, accountancy, tax and consulting services, announced it is to acquire Corality Financial Group, a market leader in financial modelling, model audit and training.
buyer: Mazars Group
Mazars is an independent international organization specializing in audit, accountancy, tax, legal and advisory services. Mazars operates throughout the 77 countries that make up its integrated partnership. "
target: Corality Financial Group
Corality Financial Group is a boutique financial modelling consultancy and training course provider specializing in infrastructure, renewable energy, utilities and natural resources.
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$9
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announced 12/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Energy One, will acquire eZ-nergy

synopsis: Energy One Group, Australia’s leading provider of Energy Trading and Risk Management solutions, will acquire eZ-nergy, an independent software vendor and service provider in France. eZ-nergy provides a robust suite of SaaS solutions for the European energy market. Their eZ-Ops platform makes energy trading and energy flows scheduling easier.
buyer: Energy One (ASX:EOL:$10.95)
Energy One is Australia’s leading provider of Energy Trading and Risk Management ("ETRM") solutions, with software product and service solutions for wholesale and retail energy businesses, including carbon and environmental certificate trading and management needs. "
target: eZ-nergy
eZ-nergy is an independent software vendor and service provider in France. eZ-nergy provides a robust suite of SaaS solutions for the European energy market. Their eZ-Ops platform makes energy trading and energy flows scheduling easier. They also offer 24/7 outsourced operational services.
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$4.44
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

DFW Capital Partners, acquired Vertex Business Services

synopsis: DFW Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm focused on lower middle-market companies, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Vertex Group, a leading provider of customer information system (“CIS”) software and integration services to the mid-market public and investor-owned utility industry.
buyer: DFW Capital Partners
DFW Capital Partners is a private equity investment firm focused on lower middle-market companies. They concentrate on service companies, with an emphasis on healthcare and outsourced business and industrial support services. "
target parent: Oak Hill Capital Partners
target: Vertex Business Services
Vertex Group is on a mission to provide affordable world-class customer experience solutions to make utilities of all sizes and their customers happier. As the market leader in customer experience, their people serve nearly 3 million utility customers every day from their 5 centers of excellence.
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closed 1/10/2013 via PR Newswire

Best Practice Systems merged with Billtrust,

synopsis: Billtrust, the leader in outsourced billing services in North America, announced a strategic merger with Best Practice Systems, a provider of end-to-end billing solutions. Together, the two companies offer a comprehensive mix of billing services that span over two dozen industries across North America.
buyer parent: Edison Ventures
buyer: Billtrust
Headquartered in Hamilton, NJ, Billtrust is a premier provider of outsourced, customer-centric billing solutions. The company's flagship product and service suite, called CompleteBilling, consists of paper, fax, e-mail and online billing (EBPP, EIPP). "
target: Best Practice Systems
Best Practice Systems helps clients improve their billing process and save money. The company has developed print and electronic processes and tools that allow billing clients to experience a feature rich environment and gain more control of their billing and collection cycle.
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closed 5/8/2009 via PR Newswire

Deloitte LLP, purchased North American Public Services from BearingPoint, Inc.

synopsis: Deloitte LLP announced that it has closed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of BearingPoint's North American Public Services practice out of bankruptcy for total consideration of $350 million in cash, subject to adjustment, and the assumption of certain BearingPoint liabilities.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management and tax services to selected clients. "
seller: BearingPoint, Inc. (BRGP:$3,197.04)
BearingPoint, Inc. is one of the world’s largest business consulting, systems integration and managed services firms serving Global 2000 companies, medium-sized businesses, government agencies and other organizations.
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$350
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closed 5/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Rockwell Automation, acquired Kalypso

synopsis: Rockwell Automation, Inc., a leader in industrial automation and digital transformation, has acquired Kalypso, LP, a software delivery and consulting firm specializing in the digital transformation of industrial companies with a strong client base in life sciences, consumer products, and industrial high-tech.
buyer: Rockwell Automation (ROK:$6,305.40)
Rockwell Automation is a leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. With The Connected Enterprise, the company converges plant-level and enterprise networks, securely connecting people, processes, and technologies to drive digital transformation and enable smart manufacturing. "
target: Kalypso
Kalypso is a professional services firm helping clients discover, create and make better products with digital. The firm provides consulting, digital, technology, business process management and managed services across the innovation value chain.
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closed 5/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, acquired Koff & Associates

synopsis: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, has acquired Berkeley, Calif.-based Kaneko & Krammer Corp., dba Koff & Associates. Koff & Associates is a full-service, human resources and recruiting firm specializing in customized services for public sector agencies.
buyer: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (AJG:$7,082.80)
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm. The company has operations in 49 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. "
target: Koff & Associates
Koff & Associates is a full-service, human resources and recruiting firm specializing in customized services for public sector agencies. They assist their clients in managing the people side of their business to strengthen productivity and optimize organizational performance.
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closed 2/6/2015 via BNC Analysis

Xchanging PLC, acquired Spikes Cavell Analytic Ltd

synopsis: Xchanging, a global business processor, serving customers in 43 countries, announced it was acquiring Spikes Cavell, the UK-based spend analysis provider with operations in the US and UK, serving both the public and private sector. Spikes Cavell delivers data, analytics and business intelligence solutions to the public sector.
buyer: Xchanging PLC (LSE:XCH:$636.42)
Xchanging is a global business processor, serving customers in 43 countries. It provides business processing services which are applicable across industries, such as procurement, human resources and technology, as well as industry-specific offerings for insurers and financial services companies. "
target: Spikes Cavell Analytic Ltd
Spikes Cavell delivers data, analytics and business intelligence solutions to the public sector. They equip government leaders, and the citizens they serve, with the actionable business intelligence essential for the effective management of spend and the monitoring of operational efficiency.
price ($mm)
$6.75
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/27/2012 via PR Newswire

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., will acquire Virtual Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Virtual Solutions, Inc., a privately-held provider of crowdsourcing solutions to state and local governments. The addition of Virtual Solutions enables Lionbridge to address growing demand for secure, technology-enabled enterprise crowdsourcing solutions.
buyer: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (LIOX:$556.65)
As the world's largest enterprise crowdsourcing company, Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide. "
target: Virtual Solutions, Inc.
Virtual Solutions provides clients with a secure, highly scalable human technology workforce that is available on demand. Their human technology approach combines secure snippet technology with access to over 10,000 data entry specialists to efficiently break down confidential data.
price ($mm)
$3.60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Remsoft Inc., acquired Xtivity Inc.

synopsis: Remsoft, a Canadian provider of intelligence technologies for managing the world’s forests, land, and industrial assets, has acquired Xtivity Inc., a managed services firm focused on improving asset availability through effective Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) inventory management software solutions.
buyer: Remsoft Inc.
Canada-based Remsoft is a provider of intelligence technologies for managing the world’s forests, land, and industrial assets. Remsoft’s optimization analytics software and cloud solutions deliver insights and operational visibility to improve decision-making at every point in the value chain. "
target: Xtivity Inc.
Ontario-based Xtivity is a managed services firm focused on improving asset availability through effective Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) inventory management. Xtivity offers both managed and professional services to provide ongoing and discrete MRO decision support for clients.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/2/2019 via Company Press Release

Salsify, acquired B2X Partners

synopsis: Salsify, the world's leading Product Experience Management (PXM) platform, has acquired B2X Partners, a leading business to business (B2B) advisory firm for distributors and manufacturers. B2X also offers B2X Academy, an online ecommerce training platform for distributors with 50-plus lessons.
buyer: Salsify
Salsify is the world's leading Product Experience Management (PXM) platform. They empower brand manufacturers to accelerate digital growth by delivering the product experiences consumers demand anywhere they choose to shop online. "
target: B2X Partners
B2X Partners is a leading business to business (B2B) advisory firm for distributors and manufacturers. They also offer B2X Academy, an online ecommerce training platform for distributors with 50-plus lessons.
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closed 12/1/2015 via BusinessWire

TrueBlue, Inc., acquired SIMOS Insourcing Solutions

synopsis: TrueBlue, a leading provider of specialized workforce solutions, has acquired workforce efficiency specialist SIMOS Insourcing Solutions. SIMOS provides on-premise staffing solutions for Fortune 500 companies who are on the cutting edge of using contingent labor to increase performance.
buyer: TrueBlue, Inc. (US:TBI:$2,576.34)
TrueBlue is a leading provider of specialized workforce solutions, helping clients improve growth and performance by providing staffing, workforce management, and recruitment process outsourcing solutions. The company’s specialized workforce solutions meet clients’ needs for an efficient workforce. "
target: SIMOS Insourcing Solutions
SIMOS Insourcing Solutions is helping manufacturers and distribution centers control their labor costs. Specializing in streamlining the way organizations work with contingent labor and high touch environments, they work to ensure their clients stay competitive while exceeding standards.
price ($mm)
$68
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Apis Group

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Apis Group, a privately held Australian consultancy with deep industry expertise providing strategic advisory, digital design and delivery services to government organisations. This acquisition will bring additional capacity and further strengthen Accenture’s services to government and health clients in Australia.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$47,949.38)
Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance & create value for their stakeholders. "
target: Apis Group
Apis Group is a privately held Australian consultancy with deep industry expertise providing strategic advisory, digital design and delivery services to government organizations.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

The Panoply Holdings plc, acquired FutureGov

synopsis: UK-based The Panoply Holdings PLC have acquired FutureGov Limited, a leader in digital service design for the public sector and health sector headquartered in London. FutureGov has been changing public sector organizations through digital transformation using design, technology, and organisation development approaches to create public services.
buyer: The Panoply Holdings plc (AIM:TPX:$70.50)
The Panoply, based in the UK, is a digitally native technology services company built to service clients’ digital transformation needs. Services include business intelligence and information management, automation services, and transformation services helping companies increase digital maturity. "
target parent: The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA)
target: FutureGov
UK-based FutureGov is a leader in digital service design for the public sector and health sector. FutureGov uses design, technology, and organisation development approaches for social and government innovation. They help reform and create health and public services for the 21st century.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
13.8x
closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ford & Stanley, acquired Ford & Stanley

synopsis: Ford & Stanley, a recruitment and performance consulting business based in the UK, has undergone a management buyout. Their primary business is recruitment; providing professional, engineering, operational, commercial, trade and technical services across the rail and engineering sectors.
buyer: Ford & Stanley
The management buyout team comprises of Ford & Stanley directors Chris Jones, Dan Taylor, Sam Ford and Eoin Grindley. Ford & Stanley Group is recruitment and performance consulting business. "
target: Ford & Stanley
Ford & Stanley Group is a recruitment and performance consulting business. Their primary business is recruitment; providing professional, engineering, operational, commercial, trade and technical services across the rail and engineering sectors. They are based in the UK.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

I&I Sales Group, acquired Professional Foodservice Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: I&I Sales Group, an Osceola Capital portfolio company that provides outsourced sales and marketing services to manufacturers, has acquired Professional Foodservice Marketing, a full-service manufacturer’s representative agency specializing in the sales and marketing of foodservice disposables, industrial packaging, and allied products.
buyer parent: Osceola Capital Management, LLC
buyer: I&I Sales Group
I&I Sales Group provides outsourced sales and marketing services to manufacturers to help them grow their businesses more efficiently and effectively. The Company acts as a representative of its manufacturer clients and facilitates relationships with customers across a range of services. "
target: Professional Foodservice Marketing, Inc.
Professional Foodservice Marketing is a full-service manufacturer’s representative agency specializing in the sales and marketing of foodservice disposables, janitorial supplies, industrial packaging, and allied products. It is one of the Southeast’s most dynamic manufacturer’s representative firms.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

GlobalTranz, acquired Cerasis, Inc.

synopsis: GlobalTranz Enterprises, a technology and third-party logistics solutions company providing Transportation Management System products to shippers, logistics service providers and carriers, has acquired Cerasis, a customer focused, technology driven and data empowered provider of managed transportation and third-party multimodal logistics services.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: GlobalTranz
GlobalTranz is a technology company providing cloud-based multi-modal Transportation Management System products to shippers, carriers, and brokers. GlobalTranz is leading the logistics software and services market in innovative technology that optimizes the efficiency of freight movement. "
target: Cerasis, Inc.
Cerasis is a technology-enabled, third-party logistics company that provides logistics services and solutions through its transportation management system, the Cerasis Rater. The Company serves over 700 customers, including leading manufacturers and distributors across multiple vertical industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$150
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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