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closed 8/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Data Business Systems, acquired Local Level

synopsis: i3 Verticals, LLC, a rapidly growing technology and payment processing company, announced the closing of the acquisition of Local Level. Local Level will be integrated into i3 Verticals’ subsidiary, Data Business Systems. Local Level is a software company serving K-12 schools that helps schools organize admissions and events.
buyer parent: i3 Verticals, LLC
buyer: Data Business Systems
Data Business Systems (DBS) specializes in the education software and payments sector. By leveraging technology to provide school districts with integrated, district-wide solutions, DBS serves more than 5,500 schools with approximately 3 million students. "
target: Local Level
Local Level is a software company serving K-12 schools. Local Level is an online custom event registration, sales and ticketing service, including Athletic Events, Camps, Conferences, Dances, Dues, Fundraisers, General Admission, and more.
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closed 10/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Etix, Inc., acquired TicketBiscuit, LLC

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider, announced the growth acquisition of Alabama-based ticketing technology company, TicketBiscuit. TicketBiscuit provides online ticketing systems and innovative promotional and marketing solutions to hundreds of venues and promoters nationwide.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Etix is an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment industry, processing more than 50 million tickets per year in 40 countries. Their mission is to provide superior ticketing, marketing and service solutions for their clients and their customers. "
target: TicketBiscuit, LLC
TicketBiscuit provides online ticketing systems and innovative promotional and marketing solutions to hundreds of venues and promoters nationwide. With system enhancements and new features added every two weeks, the company never stops innovating to help clients sell more tickets.
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closed 2/27/2020 via BusinessWire

ArbiterSports, acquired FamilyID

synopsis: Arbiter has acquired FamilyID, the market leader in online registration for schools and community programs. From schools to clubs, summer camps to sports, all kinds of programs use FamilyID to offer the convenience of online registration, improve administrative efficiency and attract new participants.
buyer: ArbiterSports
Arbiter, the leading provider of athletic event management solutions, helps athletic departments and sports leagues simplify the process of scheduling games, and assigning and paying officials. The Arbiter platform delivers control and visibility over the entire event process. "
target: FamilyID
FamilyID helps organizations efficiently manage program registrations and payments. From schools to clubs, summer camps to sports, all kinds of programs use FamilyID to offer the convenience of online registration, improve administrative efficiency and attract new participants.
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closed 1/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pineapple Payments, acquired AthleteTrax

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payment processing technology company, has acquired AthleteTrax, a company that offers a Cloud-Based Facility Management Software, called MySportSort. They offer everything from custom websites and mobile apps to facility and league scheduling and point of sale transactions.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payment processing technology company that provides omni-channel payment acceptance tools for merchants of all shapes and sizes. From its innovative technology solutions to its proactive merchant success team, Pineapple truly takes a fresh approach to payment processing. "
target: AthleteTrax
AthleteTrax offers a Cloud-Based Facility Management Software, called MySportSort. From everything from custom websites and mobile apps to facility and league scheduling and point of sale transactions, AthleteTrax provides a simple mechanism to keep your organization running smoothly.
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closed 2/14/2018 via PR Web

PickleballCentral.com, acquired PickleballTournaments.com

synopsis: PickleballCentral.com, the largest reseller of pickleball equipment on the internet, has acquired PickleballTournaments.com, the worldwide industry leader in pickleball tournament software, management, and services. PickleballTournaments.com's web-based tournament management system is used to register, organize and manage tournaments of all sizes.
buyer: PickleballCentral.com
PickleballCentral.com is the largest reseller of pickleball equipment on the internet. They are committed to honesty, superior customer service, innovation and being the best. PickleballCentral.com offers the absolute best service and the best selection in online pickleball equipment and apparel. "
target: PickleballTournaments.com
PickleballTournaments.com is the worldwide industry leader in pickleball tournament software, management, and services. Their web-based tournament management system is used by the thousands of tournament directors who register, organize and manage tournaments of all sizes.
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closed 9/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., purchased Communities and Sports Divisions from The Active Network, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, announced the completion of the acquisition of the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network, the premier global marketplace for activities and events.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$7,509.97)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. "
seller parent: Vista Equity Partners
seller: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The acquisition includes the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network from Vista Equity Partners. ACTIVE Network delivers cloud-based, mission critical enterprise software, including payment technology solutions, to event organizers in the communities and health and fitness verticals.
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announced 8/10/2016 via PR Newswire

Preptix will be merged with Huddle, Inc.,

synopsis: Huddle and Preptix announced a merger to create the nation's largest and most innovative ticketing solution for the high school sports market. Preptix provides schools and associations with a digital ticketing solution that can be utilized for sporting events and other ticketed school events.
buyer: Huddle, Inc.
Huddle, Inc. gives brands a local voice, lasting relationships, and a nationally scalable way to rise above a noisy advertising world. Huddle, based in Alpharetta, Georgia, builds programs that are rooted in serving a targeted audience and converting them into passionate brand advocates. "
target: Preptix
Preptix provides schools and associations with a digital ticketing solution that can be utilized for sporting events and other ticketed school events. Preptix is the exclusive online ticket provider for the Alabama High School Athletic Association.
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closed 8/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynasty Sports and Entertainment, acquired The Ticket Group

synopsis: Dynasty Sports and Entertainment has acquired The Ticket Group, a yield management and distribution platform focused in the $26B live entertainment ticketing industry, allowing professional sports teams and venues to distribute their tickets to the right people, at the right price, and at the right time.
buyer: Dynasty Sports and Entertainment
Dynasty Sports and Entertainment is the largest technology and services provider dedicated to helping content holders and professional sellers automate the ingestion, pricing, distribution and fulfillment of tickets to live events, empowering them to maximize their revenue. "
target: The Ticket Group
Founded in 2007, The Ticket Group is a yield management and distribution platform focused in the $26B live entertainment ticketing industry, allowing professional sports teams and venues to distribute their tickets to the right people, at the right price, and at the right time.
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closed 4/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Hagerty, acquired MotorsportReg

synopsis: Hagerty, an automotive lifestyle brand dedicated to the love and protection of driving, has acquired MotorsportReg.com, North America's largest motorsport membership, licensing and event online management system. MotorsportReg.com helps automate tasks, improve accuracy and grow participation.
buyer: Hagerty
Hagerty is a worldwide automotive brand dedicated to the love of driving. They are the world's largest specialty insurance provider for classic vehicles of all kinds. Hagerty, the magazine, is among the highest circulation car magazines in the country. "
target: MotorsportReg
MotorsportReg.com is North America's largest motorsport membership, licensing and event online management system. MotorsportReg.com helps automate tasks, improve accuracy and grow participation. It is used by more than 1,300 clubs, racetracks and sanctioning bodies to manage 40,000 events.
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closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Bpifrance, Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, acquired Platinium Group S.A.M.

synopsis: Bpifrance and Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners through WINCH Capital 3 fund are proud to announce that they are taking a majority stake in Platinium Group ("PG"). PG is a software company providing ‘Software as a Service (SaaS) ticketing solutions to organisers of major sporting events across the world.
buyer: Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners
buyer: Bpifrance
Bpifrance, a subsidiary of the French state and the Caisse des Dépôts, finances businesses from the seed phase to IPO, through loans, guarantees and equity investments. Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners is a leader in investment in privately owned companies. "
target: Platinium Group S.A.M.
Platinium Group (“PG”) is a software company providing ‘Software as a Service (SaaS) ticketing solutions to organisers of major sporting events across the world. In parallel, PG has developed a ticket distribution and e-commerce business for sporting events, notably via its website, Gootickets.com.
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announced 6/11/2015 via PR Newswire

Veritix will be merged with AXS,

synopsis: Outbox AXS and Veritix® will merge. The combined entity will partner the consumer-focused interface and ticketing platform of Outbox AXS, including AXS Invite and the AXS Waiting Room with Veritix's industry-leading season ticket management technology and its inventive Flash Seats® digital, ID-based ticketing technology.
buyer parent: The Anschutz Company
buyer: AXS
AXS is a new entertainment platform that also serves as AEG's primary consumer brand. AXS provides fans the opportunity to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues via a user-friendly ticketing interface. "
target: Veritix
Veritix is a leading innovator in digital ticketing, event marketing and relationship management applications. Veritix empowers teams and venues – from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, AHL, Hockey Canada, NASCAR, NCAA and DI-III College Athletics, and over 1,000 entertainment venues in 47 states and Canada.
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closed 3/29/2017 via PR Web

Togetherwork, acquired ABC Registrations

synopsis: Togetherwork, the emerging leader in Group Management Software and Payments, announced the acquisition of ABC Sports Camps, an early pioneer in online registration and event management software for sports camps.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: Togetherwork
Togetherwork is the emerging leader in software and payments for groups and organizations of all kinds, helping them grow, become more efficient, increase revenues, and provide excellent service to their members and constituents. "
target: ABC Registrations
ABC Registrations (ABC Sports Camps) is a pioneer in online tools for coach sponsored sports camps. Serving several hundred coaches and more than 100,000 campers annually, ABC Sports Camps offers websites, promotion, online registration, and camp management software.
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announced 4/28/2021 via Company Press Release

TicketManager, will acquire Sports Systems

synopsis: TicketManager will acquire Sports Systems, a provider of event accreditation and corporate guest management software solutions. With the acquisition, TicketManager will offer the most comprehensive suite of products and services across sponsorship, ticketing, guest management, and event accreditation to the largest brands in sports and live events.
buyer: TicketManager
TicketManager gives companies everything they need to make client entertainment easy and drive greater ROI. It offers convenient and simple tech to create events, invite guests, register and check-in customers, and report on the effectiveness of each event in real-time. "
target: Sports Systems
Sports Systems empowers the world’s leading brands as they activate their sponsorship rights for the world’s greatest sporting events. The company creates custom online solutions that streamline event information gathering and data management for sports and sponsorship organizations.
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closed 9/18/2014 via PR Newswire

Cox Enterprises Inc., acquired Experience

synopsis: Cox Enterprises, Inc. announced the acquisition of Experience, a mobile technology company that enables fans to upgrade their seats and enjoy VIP opportunities at sporting events, concerts and live events, creating once-in-a-lifetime memories.
buyer: Cox Enterprises Inc.
Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues exceeding $15 billion and 50,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications, Inc., Manheim, Inc., Cox Media Group, Inc., and AutoTrader.com. "
target: Experience
Experience is the award-winning fan experience technology company dedicated to making sure fans enjoy live events to the fullest extent possible. Fans can personalize their live event experience by upgrading seats or participate in other unique opportunities all from their mobile device.
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closed 10/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Ackroo Inc., acquired GGGolf, Inc.

synopsis: Ackroo Inc., a loyalty marketing, gift card and payments technology and services provider, has acquired all of the outstanding share capital of GGGolf, a company that provides high-performance software to help private, semi-private, public golf clubs and resorts manage and optimize their day-to-day operations.
buyer: Ackroo Inc. (TSXV:AKR:$5.02)
Ackroo provides merchants of all sizes a robust, cloud based multi-currency marketing platform to help attract, engage and grow their customers while increasing their revenues and margins. They are based in Ottawa, ON, Canada. "
target parent: Valsoft Corp
target: GGGolf, Inc.
GGGolf provides high-performance software to help private, semi-private, public golf clubs and resorts manage and optimize their day-to-day operations. GGGolf offers a powerful and customizable golf management system, including web and mobile apps for online tee-time bookings across Canada.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BusinessWire

Outside, acquired athleteReg

synopsis: Pocket Outdoor Media, the world's leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences, announced the acquisition of athleteReg, one of the world’s largest event registration platforms serving runners, triathletes, cyclists, and skiers. They are a trusted resource, used by thousands of events and racers across the country.
buyer: Outside
Outside is the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences. Across web, print, podcast, social, video, and TV, their brands reach 70 million of the most active and influential consumers in the world every month. "
target: athleteReg
athleteReg is one of the world’s largest event registration platforms serving runners, triathletes, cyclists, and skiers. They are a trusted resource, used by thousands of events and racers across the country.
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closed 10/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

ASICS Digital, acquired Race Roster

synopsis: ASICS Digital, the digital division of ASICS Corporation, has acquired Race Roster, a leading race registration platform for running events. Race Roster allows event directors to oversee participant signups, donations, and event revenue all in one dashboard. Race Roster provides tools for registration, fundraising, CRM, timing, and more.
buyer parent: ASICS Corporation
buyer: ASICS Digital
ASICS Digital is the digital division of ASICS Corporation. ASICS Digital builds innovative digital technologies to better connect the ASICS brand to its consumers. ASICS Digital is responsible for the continued development of mobile-fitness solutions such as Runkeeper and ASICS Studio. "
target: Race Roster
Race Roster is a leading race registration platform for running events. Race Roster allows event directors to oversee participant signups, donations, and event revenue all in one dashboard. Race Roster provides tools for registration, fundraising, CRM, timing, and more.
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closed 12/22/2016 via BusinessWire

Blue Star Sports, acquired RaceWire

synopsis: Blue Star Sports announced its acquisition of RaceWire. As the go-to solution for thousands of endurance events nationwide, RaceWire provides event directors with a unique and comprehensive suite of tools including online registration, electronic timing, photos, video and customized apparel options for their participants.
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: RaceWire
Since 2009, RaceWire has been a trusted source for race directors to reduce events costs by pairing electronic timing services and customized online registration solutions.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Rival

synopsis: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., an American ticket sales and distribution company, has acquired Rival, a ticketing startup run by former Ticketmaster CEO, Nathan Hubbard. Rival's powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: Rival
Rival is a technology company, not a traditional ticketing provider. Their powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
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closed 5/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceView, acquired Vendini, Inc.

synopsis: AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired Vendini, a leading all-in-one ticketing and box office management company. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a leading provider of solutions that empower the business of live entertainment through innovative technology, popular media brands and a comprehensive partner ecosystem. "
target: Vendini, Inc.
At Vendini, their mission is to make the business of live events simple with a complete event management platform that protects the customer’s brand. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
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closed 8/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Data Business Systems, acquired Local Level

synopsis: i3 Verticals, LLC, a rapidly growing technology and payment processing company, announced the closing of the acquisition of Local Level. Local Level will be integrated into i3 Verticals’ subsidiary, Data Business Systems. Local Level is a software company serving K-12 schools that helps schools organize admissions and events.
buyer parent: i3 Verticals, LLC
buyer: Data Business Systems
Data Business Systems (DBS) specializes in the education software and payments sector. By leveraging technology to provide school districts with integrated, district-wide solutions, DBS serves more than 5,500 schools with approximately 3 million students. "
target: Local Level
Local Level is a software company serving K-12 schools. Local Level is an online custom event registration, sales and ticketing service, including Athletic Events, Camps, Conferences, Dances, Dues, Fundraisers, General Admission, and more.
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closed 8/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Data Business Systems, acquired Local Level

synopsis: i3 Verticals, LLC, a rapidly growing technology and payment processing company, announced the closing of the acquisition of Local Level. Local Level will be integrated into i3 Verticals’ subsidiary, Data Business Systems. Local Level is a software company serving K-12 schools that helps schools organize admissions and events.
buyer parent: i3 Verticals, LLC
buyer: Data Business Systems
Data Business Systems (DBS) specializes in the education software and payments sector. By leveraging technology to provide school districts with integrated, district-wide solutions, DBS serves more than 5,500 schools with approximately 3 million students. "
target: Local Level
Local Level is a software company serving K-12 schools. Local Level is an online custom event registration, sales and ticketing service, including Athletic Events, Camps, Conferences, Dances, Dues, Fundraisers, General Admission, and more.
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closed 6/4/2014 via BusinessWire

Charge Payment, LLC, acquired Data Business Systems

synopsis: Charge Payment, LLC has acquired Data Business Systems (DBS). DBS specializes in the education software and payments sector. By leveraging technology to provide school districts with integrated, district-wide solutions, DBS today serves more than 5,500 schools with approximately 3 million students.
buyer: Charge Payment, LLC (IIIV:$152.34)
Charge Payment, LLC is a technology centric payment company focused on providing solutions to its clients throughout the U.S. These solutions help their clients improve their operating efficiencies, enhance revenues, and streamline their payment processing functions. "
target: Data Business Systems
Data Business Systems (DSB) specializes in the education software and payments sector. By leveraging technology to provide school districts with integrated, district-wide solutions, DBS serves more than 5,500 schools with approximately 3 million students.
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closed 12/16/2019 via BusinessWire

Rev19, acquired PAYK12

synopsis: Rev19, LLC, a Southlake, TX-based fintech company, announced the acquisition of PAYK12, LLC, a next-generation, school payments solution. Headquartered in Indianapolis, PAYK12 is a cloud-based software platform that provides districts, schools, and the departments within, one digital hub for managing school payments and funds.
buyer: Rev19
Rev19 is an established, rapidly growing merchant services and financial technology company based in Southlake, TX. Put simply, Rev19’s goal is to provide the very best experience, customer service, and payment solutions for their merchants. "
target: PAYK12
Headquartered in Indianapolis, PAYK12 is a cloud-based software platform that provides districts, schools, and the departments within, one digital hub for managing school payments and funds.
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closed 11/30/2017 via PE Hub

Togetherwork, acquired CommunityPass

synopsis: Togetherwork, the emerging leader in Group Management Software and Payments, announced the acquisition of Capturepoint, a leader in software for Recreation Management. Capturepoint is the developer of CommunityPass, a comprehensive, cloud-based registration management solution for recreation and schools.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: Togetherwork
Togetherwork is the emerging leader in software and payments for groups and organizations of all kinds, helping them grow, become more efficient, increase revenues, and provide excellent service to their members and constituents. "
target: CommunityPass
Capturepoint is the developer of CommunityPass, which provides recreation departments and school districts with a highly customizable platform for managing registrations, reservations and payments.
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closed 9/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Diamond Mind merged with TADS,

synopsis: Serent Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that it has sold Diamond Mind, the leader in campus-wide payment solutions for independent schools, to Education Brands, a leading software provider to the education industry and a portfolio company of Genstar Capital.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: TADS
TADS is the private school industry’s only provider of single-sign on, integrated web-based tuition management, enrollment, financial aid and admissions with fully supported services. TADS provides cutting-edge technology to over 1,500 private and faith-based K-12 schools nationwide. "
target parent: Serent Capital
target: Diamond Mind
Diamond Mind is the nation’s leading provider of payment solutions for independent K-12 schools serving 850+ schools for over a decade. Diamond Mind offers credit and debit card processing, eChecks, purchase cards and payment software.
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closed 4/19/2016 via BusinessWire

i3 Verticals, LLC, acquired Esber Cash Register

synopsis: i3 Verticals, a rapidly growing technology and payment processing company, acquired Esber Cash Register (ECR). ECR provides school systems in Ohio and Western Pennsylvania with a cost-effective method to host an online payment program through a secure web-based system which simplifies payment, collection and balancing of funds for school districts.
buyer: i3 Verticals, LLC (IIIV:$152.34)
i3 Verticals, LLC is a technology-centric payment company focused on providing solutions to its clients throughout the U.S. These solutions will help clients improve their operating efficiencies, enhance revenues, and streamline their payment processing functions. "
target: Esber Cash Register
Esber Cash Register provides school systems in Ohio and Western Pennsylvania with a cost-effective method to host an online payment program through a secure web-based system, which simplifies payment, collection and balancing of funds for school districts.
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closed 12/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Faria Education Group, acquired SchoolsBuddy

synopsis: Faria Education Group Limited, an international education systems and services provider, through its wholly-owned UK subsidiary, has acquired a majority interest in SchoolsBuddy, an activities management and payments solution serving more than 240 of the world’s leading international schools.
buyer: Faria Education Group
Faria Education Group was founded in 2006 to transition schools from paper onto a curriculum-focused learning platform. Today, Faria powers curriculum for more than 10,000 schools and districts and three million students. "
target: SchoolsBuddy
SchoolsBuddy is the complete extra-curricular management system available on both web and mobile. Designed for staff, students and parents, SchoolsBuddy features online signup, allocation, management, payments, and attendance for after school activities.
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closed 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

Connexeo Inc. merged with Vanco Payment Solutions, Inc.,

synopsis: Connexeo, a company that is transforming Administration Software and Payment Systems for education and community organizations, has merged with Vanco, a company that provides electronic payment and donation processing solutions, as well as software that enables educational organizations to operate more efficiently.
buyer: Vanco Payment Solutions, Inc.
Vanco serves those who make communities better places to live. Vanco provides electronic payment and donation processing solutions, as well as software that enables educational organizations to operate more efficiently. "
target: Connexeo Inc.
Connexeo is transforming Administration Software and Payment Systems for education and community organizations, delivering streamlined access and support through web-based solutions designed to address their industry’s unique needs.
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closed 1/30/2018 via Company Press Release

ParentPay Limited, acquired WIS Services B.V.

synopsis: ParentPay, Europe’s leading provider of school payment and parental engagement services, has acquired WIS, the market leading software provider for school payment collection and parent communication in the Netherlands. WIS offers WIS Communicator, a cloud messaging solution giving parents access to news, grades, homework, schedules and invoices.
buyer: ParentPay Limited
ParentPay Ltd is the UK’s leading online payment and parental engagement provider for schools and families. Its ParentPay platform delivers online payments, income management and dinner money administration for schools, local authorities and caterers. "
target: WIS Services B.V.
WIS is the market leading software provider for school payment collection and parent communication in the Netherlands. One of their products, WIS Communicator, is a powerful cloud messaging solution giving parents access to news, grades, homework, schedules, e-mails and invoices.
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closed 6/4/2014 via BusinessWire

Charge Payment, LLC, acquired Data Business Systems

synopsis: Charge Payment, LLC has acquired Data Business Systems (DBS). DBS specializes in the education software and payments sector. By leveraging technology to provide school districts with integrated, district-wide solutions, DBS today serves more than 5,500 schools with approximately 3 million students.
buyer: Charge Payment, LLC (IIIV:$152.34)
Charge Payment, LLC is a technology centric payment company focused on providing solutions to its clients throughout the U.S. These solutions help their clients improve their operating efficiencies, enhance revenues, and streamline their payment processing functions. "
target: Data Business Systems
Data Business Systems (DSB) specializes in the education software and payments sector. By leveraging technology to provide school districts with integrated, district-wide solutions, DBS serves more than 5,500 schools with approximately 3 million students.
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closed 3/11/2019 via GlobeNewswire

EVO Payments International, acquired Way2Pay

synopsis: EVO Payments, Inc., a leading global payment technology and services provider, announced the acquisition of Way2Pay, a payment gateway headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The Way2Pay gateway provides integrated payment solutions for schools and clubs in Ireland and the UK.
buyer: EVO Payments International (EVOP:$529.62)
EVO Payments, Inc. is a leading payment technology and services provider. EVO offers an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across North America and Europe. "
target: Way2Pay
Way2Pay is a payment gateway headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The Way2Pay gateway provides integrated payment solutions for schools and clubs in Ireland and the UK.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Edlio, acquired Online School Management Systems

synopsis: Online School Management Systems (OSMS) has been acquired by Edlio, an LA-headquartered specialist in school websites and parent communication. Online School Management Systems (OSMS) specializes in cloud based solutions for receipting school funds from parents and students online or in person.
buyer parent: L Squared Capital Partners
buyer: Edlio
For 18+ years, Edlio has connected K-12 educators with their communities, offering a comprehensive and easy-to-use communication package. Edlio’s content management system powers over 10,000 websites for schools and districts across North America. "
target: Online School Management Systems
Online School Management Systems (OSMS) specializes in cloud based solutions for receipting school funds from parents and students online or in person. Online School Payments (OSP) is a fully integrated online school activity and cafeteria funds payment solution.
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closed 10/13/2011 via PR Newswire

Travelex Global Business Payments, Inc., acquired Pay 24-7 Limited

synopsis: Travelex Global Business Payments, the international payments specialist, has announced the acquisition of Pay 24-7, online payments technology used by leading universities and higher education institutions in the UK, North America, Europe and Asia.
buyer parent: Travelex Holdings Limited
buyer: Travelex Global Business Payments, Inc.
Travelex Global Business Payments is a global foreign exchange specialist providing the payment and receipt of domestic and international funds for businesses of all sizes. Every year, it processes payments around the world over 35,000 businesses to 1 million beneficiaries. "
target: Pay 24-7 Limited
Pay 24-7 is an online payments technology used by leading universities and higher education institutions in the UK, North America, Europe and Asia. Pay 24-7 is recognised as one of the leading players in this specialised e-payment sector.
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closed 4/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Reverence Capital Partners LLC, acquired Transact Campus Inc

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. announced that the company has completed the sale of its Blackboard Transact business unit to Reverence Capital Partners, LP. Through transformative payments, Transact partners with institutions to help them make their student and family experience mobile-centric.
buyer: Reverence Capital Partners LLC
Reverence Capital Partners is a private investment firm focused on thematic investing in leading global, middle-market financial services businesses through control and influence oriented investments. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Transact Campus Inc (ONE:$152.00)
Through transformative payments, Transact partners with institutions to help them make their student and family experience mobile-centric. Transact's open enterprise-class cloud platform enables mission-critical capabilities that translate into superior student and family experiences.
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closed 6/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

i3 Verticals, LLC, acquired Pace Payment Systems, Inc.

synopsis: i3 Verticals, Inc. announced the acquisition of Pace Payment Systems, Inc. Pace markets, distributes and sells payment processing products and services, primarily through integrated partnerships in the Public Sector and Education verticals. Through its products, Pace enables its customers to access complete transaction flows in real time.
buyer: i3 Verticals, LLC (IIIV:$152.34)
i3 Verticals delivers seamlessly integrated payment and software solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses and other organizations in strategic vertical markets, such as education, non-profit, public, property management, and healthcare and to the business-to-business payments market. "
target: Pace Payment Systems, Inc.
Pace markets, distributes and sells payment processing products (including software products) and services, primarily through integrated partnerships in the Public Sector and Education verticals. Through its products, Pace enables its customers to access complete transaction flows in real time.
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$53
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$29
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