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closed 7/31/2015 via Company Press Release

Codagami, acquired Spinlight Studio

synopsis: Codagami, a global leader in enterprise solutions, announced the purchase of Spinlight Studio, acquiring the company's entire catalog of award-winning education apps and bringing a new level of design to its enterprise software projects.
buyer: Codagami
Codagami is a global leader in enterprise solutions, providing custom desktop software, cloud migration and mobile applications for a long list of Fortune 500 companies. "
target: Spinlight Studio
Spinlight Studio, Inc. develops and publishes educational games and applications on iOS, Android, and Mac platforms for kids. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Champaign, Illinois.
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closed 8/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Visus Technology, Inc., acquired Hello Navi

synopsis: Visus Technology, Inc. has acquired Hello Navi, an app developed by six middle school girls from Los Fresnos, Texas to help their blind friend navigate their school campus, so he can find his classes. Hello Navi app will empower blind students with the ability to independently navigate throughout school campuses across the country.
buyer: Visus Technology, Inc.
Visus provides life changing solutions of mobility, communication, and social networking software for the visually impaired and elderly markets. The word visus means the "power of sight" and the company is changing lives by enabling the blind, visually impaired and elderly. "
target: Hello Navi
Hello Navi is a user-friendly application designed to assist the indoor navigation process – in a very unique way. Hello Navi guides and dramatically empowers the campus experience for these twice-exceptional students – giving campus orientation a whole new meaning.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Renaissance Learning, Inc., will acquire Nearpod

synopsis: Renaissance Holding Corp., a group that develops education technology, will acquire Nearpod, the Miami-based edtech company. Nearpod offers an edtech platform that K-12 teachers use in the classroom to create interactive slides filled with videos, quizzes, questions, and other activities.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Renaissance is a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts. Resistance provides educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. "
target: Nearpod
Nearpod offers an interactive, instructional platform that merges formative assessment and dynamic media for live and self-paced learning experiences inside and outside of the classroom. Nearpod platform engages students with activities such as Virtual Reality, PhET simulations, and Desmos.
price ($mm)
$650
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announced 7/11/2013 via PR Newswire

Hobsons Inc., will purchase National Transcript Center from Pearson Data Solutions

synopsis: Hobsons announced the acquisition from Pearson of National Transcript Center (NTC), the world's largest e-transcript exchange provider, serving more than 137,000 institutions that represent more than 14 million students. Pearson's NTC is a secure, browser-based application that instantly transfers electronic student records and transcripts.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Hobsons Inc.
Hobsons is a premier provider of innovative technology and integrated marketing solutions that empower education professionals to manage the entire student lifecycle, including recruitment, enrollment, and retention. "
seller parent: Pearson plc
seller: Pearson Data Solutions
Pearson's National Transcript Center (NTC) is the world's largest e-transcript exchange provider, serving more than 137,000 institutions that represent more than 14 million students. NTC is a secure, browser-based application that instantly transfers electronic student records and transcripts.
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announced 10/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Kirkbi A/S, will acquire BrainPOP LLC.

synopsis: Denmark-based KIRKBI A/S, the family-owned holding and investment company of the LEGO brand, will acquire BrainPOP, a leading digital education brand grounded in research and the science of learning. BrainPOP has a presence in over two thirds of U.S. school districts and an estimated reach of 25M students annually.
buyer: Kirkbi A/S
Based in Denmark, KIRKBI A/S is the Kirk Kristiansen family’s private holding and investment company founded to build a sustainable future for the family ownership of the LEGO brand through generations. "
target: BrainPOP LLC.
BrainPOP offers online educational solutions that make rigorous learning experiences accessible and engaging for all. Proven to raise academic achievement, the BrainPOP brand has been trusted by educators and parents worldwide for more than two decades.
price ($mm)
$875
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announced 6/23/2021 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire Education Perfect

synopsis: KKR is to acquire majority stake in Education Perfect, a company based in New Zealand that empowers students, teachers, parents, and school leaders by providing them with rich data insights and tools for automated marking, feedback, secure assessment, differentiation, and more.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$16,236.15)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. "
target: Education Perfect
Education Perfect empowers students, teachers, parents, and school leaders by providing them with rich data insights and tools for automated marking, feedback, secure assessment, differentiation, and more.
price ($mm)
$302
rev ($mm)
$22
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EV / rev
14.6x
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closed 11/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Pear Deck merged with GoGuardian,

synopsis: GoGuardian, a K-12 EdTech company dedicated to maximizing each student’s learning potential by providing solutions that enable more productive and safer digital learning, announced a merger with Pear Deck, an award-winning and market-leading student engagement platform.
buyer parent: Sumeru Equity Partners
buyer: GoGuardian
GoGuardian is a K-12 EdTech company dedicated to maximizing each student’s learning potential by providing solutions that enable more productive and safer digital learning. "
target: Pear Deck
Pear Deck is an award-winning and market-leading student engagement platform. Pear Deck is used in more than 17,000 schools and by 8 million educators and students around the world to improve equity, academic achievement, and classroom culture.
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closed 1/7/2008 via

eInstruction Corporation, acquired InterWrite Learning

synopsis: Interwrite Learning, a leading developer of mobile teacher slates, interactive white boards and student response systems, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Company to eInstruction Corporation, a portfolio company of Leeds Equity Partners, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: eInstruction Corporation
eInstruction is the leading worldwide provider of interactive response systems to Kindergarten-12th grade, higher-education, corporate and military classrooms with an estimated 40% market share. "
target parent: GTCO CalComp, Inc.
target: InterWrite Learning
Interwrite Learning is a premier global provider of interactive learning solutions for primary, secondary and higher education markets. Interwrite Software is a robust software package that includes thousands of images and resources to create interactive learning environments.
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closed 7/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Showbie, acquired Socrative

synopsis: Showbie, a classroom workflow app with millions of users around the globe, has acquired Socrative from MasteryConnect. Socrative is a classroom app for fun, effective classroom engagement. No matter where or how instructors teach, Socrative allows teachers to instantly connect with students as learning happens.
buyer: Showbie
Showbie is a classroom workflow app with millions of users around the globe. Founded in 2012, Showbie’s mission is to build tools to help teachers and students everywhere be more productive and creative in the paperless classroom. "
target parent: MasteryConnect
target: Socrative
Socrative is a classroom app for fun, effective classroom engagement. No matter where or how instructors teach, Socrative allows teachers to instantly connect with students as learning happens.
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closed 4/20/2018 via PR Web

Harris School Solutions, acquired OnHand Schools, Inc.

synopsis: Harris School Solutions (HSS), a provider of technology solutions for K-12 districts, has acquired OnHand Schools (OHS), an EdTech software company that delivers solutions to personalize and accelerate student learning. OHS's EdInsight student performance suite offers student data analytics, curriculum management, assessment builder, and more.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Harris School Solutions
Harris School Solutions offers a full suite of integrated K-12 school nutrition management solutions, student information systems, software for school financial management and human resources, designed to meet the evolving needs of educators and administrators. "
target: OnHand Schools, Inc.
OnHand Schools (OHS) is an education technology company that delivers transformational solutions to personalize and accelerate student learning. Their EdInsight student performance suite offers student data analytics, curriculum management, assessment builder, lesson planner, and RTI/MTSS features.
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closed 12/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

LEAD School, acquired QuizNext

synopsis: LEAD School, a leading education technology company in India, has acquired QuizNext, a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th.
buyer: LEAD School
LEAD School is a leading education technology company in India. LEAD School offers an integrated system that aims to revolutionalise every child’s learning experience. Their system enables schools to deliver uninterrupted excellent learning, both online and in school. "
target: QuizNext
QuizNext is a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th. The app provides personalized recommendations to drive students to practice three times a day.
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announced 1/11/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Pocket Radar, Inc., will acquire The Scout Hub

synopsis: Pocket Radar Inc., the technology powerhouse behind the top-selling velocity tracking equipment, announces a letter of intent reached to acquire The Scout Hub, a Texas based multi-sport technology company that creates solution-based software products and programs helping organizations, teams and athletes develop, showcase and advance their game. 
buyer: Pocket Radar, Inc.
Pocket Radar® Inc. creates trusted, high value simple solutions using superior technology to enable people to rapidly achieve their goals by delivering meaningful metrics and actionable insights. "
target: The Scout Hub
The Scout Hub was created to help organizations, schools, and teams better manage their development programs and help athletes learn more about their game to enjoy the sport they play. Years of professional knowledge of sports and athlete development gives Scout Hub the expertise to create programs.
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closed 5/25/2007 via Company Press Release

Halyard Education Partners, acquired GoalQuest

synopsis: Education-focused marketing company Halyard Education Partners, a portfolio company of Halyard Capital, has acquired GoalQuest, which provides Web-based programs to help colleges interact with student and other groups. Terms of the acquisition of the New York-based company were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Halyard Capital
buyer: Halyard Education Partners
Halyard Education Partners has assembled a network of industry leading companies that serve as the premier source of information for prospective students and their families seeking post-secondary educational options. "
target: GoalQuest
GoalQuest’s proprietary suite of Web-based tools enables schools to meet critical business and communication objectives in recruiting, enrollment yield, retention, student development, skills enhancement, parent relations and alumni development.
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closed 6/16/2006 via PR Newswire

Education World, acquired SchoolNotes

synopsis: SchoolNotes has been acquired by Education World. SchoolNotes provides easy-to-use school-to-home communications tools, enabling teachers to set up Web pages where students can get their homework and consult learning resources.
buyer parent: EDmin.com, Inc.
buyer: Education World
Education World, the leading free education Web site, features new, original content every weekday of the school year. "
target: SchoolNotes
SchoolNotes provides easy-to-use school-to-home communications tools, enabling teachers to set up Web pages where students can get their homework and consult learning resources. SchoolNotes also offers classroom updates for parents to check on student progress.
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announced 4/7/2005 via PR Newswire

Cambium Learning, will acquire Kurzweil Educational Systems

synopsis: Cambium Learning, Inc., an education company serving the unique needs of the nation's at-risk, minority and special student populations with learning tools, services and technologies, today announced that they have signed an agreement to acquire Kurzweil Educational Systems, Inc.
buyer parent: Whitney & Co. LLC
buyer: Cambium Learning (ABCD:$159.46)
Cambium Learning is an education company that provides research-based, culturally responsive and proven instructional materials, services and technology to help educators raise the achievement level of those pre K through grade 12 students underserved by existing instructional materials. "
target: Kurzweil Educational Systems
Kurzweil Educational Systems, founded in 1996, is the industry leader and innovator of reading, writing and learning solutions for people with learning disabilities, and people who are blind or visually impaired.
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closed 9/9/2013 via BNC Analysis

Desire2Learn, acquired Knowillage, Inc.

synopsis: Desire2Learn, a provider of cloud-based learning solutions for higher education, K-12 and Fortune 1000 companies, announced that it has acquired Knowillage Systems, the creators of an adaptive learning and analytics engine that aims to help teachers improve student performance.
buyer: Desire2Learn
Desire2Learn provides the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire lifelong learners. Desire2Learn helps clients break down barriers to access the highest quality learning experiences, and is recognized for its leadership in accessibility. "
target: Knowillage, Inc.
Knowillage is dedicated to powering the next generation of personalized learning. Its innovative Learning Engine is a service available for integration with existing content, technology and it provides real-time personalized learning paths for a life-long learner.
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closed 1/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

Scantron Corporation, acquired GlobalScholar

synopsis: Scantron Corporation announced that it has acquired GlobalScholar, an education technology company. GlobalScholar’s technology solutions are marketed under the “Pinnacle” brand and are designed to manage the entire cycle of learning for K-12 students, teachers, parents and education administrators.
buyer parent: M&F Worldwide Corp.
buyer: Scantron Corporation
Scantron helps education, commercial, and government organizations worldwide measure and improve effectiveness with assessment and survey solutions built on leading products and comprehensive, value-added services. "
target parent: Knowledge Universe, Inc.
target: GlobalScholar
GlobalScholar empowers educators, parents and students throughout the entire learning lifecycle, helping schools achieve educational excellence. Pinnacle Suite, supports all aspects of managing education at K-12 schools.
price ($mm)
$140
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closed 5/31/2012 via PR Newswire

Full East International Limited, merged with Neologic Animation Inc.

synopsis: Neologic Animation Inc., an educational software Company in the People's Republic of China, announced that it has completed its merger with Full East International Limited. Neologic Animation Inc.'s afterschool training website for primary school students, is an educational online game.
buyer: Full East International Limited (NANI:$0.00)
Full East International Limited is a shell company. "
target: Neologic Animation Inc.
Neologic Animation Inc. is an educational software company in the People's Republic of China. The educational online game "Naniya World" is geared to primary school students and is focused on cultivating students' independent learning capacity as well as their self-development capacity.
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closed 3/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Nickelodeon, acquired Sparkler

synopsis: Nickelodeon has acquired Sparkler, a mobile service for parents, pediatricians, and teachers to align around the individual needs children (ages 0-8). They can help measure child development and deliver personalized content and coaching to parents to improve child outcomes.
buyer parent: Viacom Inc.
buyer: Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American pay television network which was launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children.[1] It is owned by Viacom through its Viacom Media Networks division's Nickelodeon Group unit and is based in New York City. "
target: Sparkler
Sparkler is a mobile service for parents, pediatricians, and teachers to align around the individual needs children (ages 0-8). They can help measure child development and deliver personalized content and coaching to parents to improve child outcomes.
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closed 9/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

3P Learning Pty Ltd., acquired Brightpath Assessments

synopsis: 3P Learning, a global leader in online education, has acquired Brightpath Assessment, an educational assessment platform in Australia. Brightpath enables teachers to assess and track their student's growth. Their software records the results of assessments and provides detailed information about the learning strengths and deficits of every student.
buyer: 3P Learning Pty Ltd. (TPN:$63.36)
3P Learning is a global leader in online education. 3P Learning's software blends the best pedagogy with the best technology to deliver great teaching and learning experiences. Their suite of learning resources covers mathematics, spelling and literacy. They serve 250,000 teachers in 132 countries. "
target: Brightpath Assessments
Brightpath is an educational assessment platform in Australia. Brightpath enables teachers to assess and track their student's growth. Their software records the results of assessments and provides detailed information about the learning strengths and deficits of every student.
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$9.00
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closed 7/31/2015 via Company Press Release

Codagami, acquired Spinlight Studio

synopsis: Codagami, a global leader in enterprise solutions, announced the purchase of Spinlight Studio, acquiring the company's entire catalog of award-winning education apps and bringing a new level of design to its enterprise software projects.
buyer: Codagami
Codagami is a global leader in enterprise solutions, providing custom desktop software, cloud migration and mobile applications for a long list of Fortune 500 companies. "
target: Spinlight Studio
Spinlight Studio, Inc. develops and publishes educational games and applications on iOS, Android, and Mac platforms for kids. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Champaign, Illinois.
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closed 7/31/2015 via Company Press Release

Codagami, acquired Spinlight Studio

synopsis: Codagami, a global leader in enterprise solutions, announced the purchase of Spinlight Studio, acquiring the company's entire catalog of award-winning education apps and bringing a new level of design to its enterprise software projects.
buyer: Codagami
Codagami is a global leader in enterprise solutions, providing custom desktop software, cloud migration and mobile applications for a long list of Fortune 500 companies. "
target: Spinlight Studio
Spinlight Studio, Inc. develops and publishes educational games and applications on iOS, Android, and Mac platforms for kids. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Champaign, Illinois.
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announced 10/27/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Gofore Oy, will acquire eMundo GmbH

synopsis: Gofore Plc, a Finland-based digitalization specialist, is to acquire eMundo. In 2000, eMundo was founded in Munich. Since then, eMundo has been developing custom enterprise software solutions for a wide variety of companies and industries, helping to implement digital value chains.
buyer: Gofore Oy (HLSE:GOFORE:$104.72)
Gofore is a Finland-based digitalization specialist with international growth plans. Gofore enables companies to renew their businesses, helps them transform their organizations and operations, helps reshape their culture, and designs and delivers end-to-end technical solutions. "
target: eMundo GmbH
In 2000, eMundo was founded in Munich. Since then, eMundo has been developing custom enterprise software solutions for a wide variety of companies and industries, helping to implement digital value chains.
price ($mm)
$7.88
rev ($mm)
$6
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$0
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1.8x
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27.1x
closed 2/4/2016 via Reuters

Copernicus Capital TFI SA, acquired PGS Software S.A.

synopsis: Snowfinch 8 Sp. z o.o. sold its 84.34% stake in PGS Software to Infinitas FIZAN and Presto FIZAN, which are managed by Copernicus Capital TFI SA. PGS Software is a public listed IT outsourcing company from Poland that provides outstanding software development services to convert ideas into real-life custom business solutions.
buyer: Copernicus Capital TFI SA
Copernicus Capital TFI SA is one of the first Polish investment fund companies that is independent of financial institutions. The main activity areas of Copernicus Capital TFI SA are: dedicated closed-end investment funds; securitization funds; and open-end investment funds. "
target: PGS Software S.A. (WSE:PSW:$6.18)
PGS Software is a 350-people software development outsourcing company from Poland. Their outstanding software development services convert ideas into real-life custom business solutions unavailable with standard boxed products. They have a record of more than 1020 successfully completed projects.
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announced 11/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire XOXCO

synopsis: Microsoft announced it would acquire an Austin-based software product design and development studio called XOXCO. XOXCO is known for Howdy, a bot for the popular Slack work chat app that helps schedule meetings, as well as Botkit, which provides development tools for the GitHub code-sharing service.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: XOXCO
XOXCO help businesses design, develop and launch software products. XOXCO is known for Howdy, a bot for the popular Slack work chat app that helps schedule meetings, as well as Botkit, which provides development tools for the GitHub code-sharing service.
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closed 1/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Aricoma Group, acquired Clearcode

synopsis: ARICOMA Group continues to deliver on its expansion strategy as it acquires the Polish software development company Clearcode. Clearcode specialises in custom ad tech and martech platform development, and has worked with many top-tier ad tech companies, agencies, publishers and global media companies.
buyer parent: KKCG Group
buyer: Aricoma Group
The Aricoma Group is the largest ICT holding company in the Czech Republic. The group includes AUTOCONT, Cleverlance, DataSpring, AEC, Cloud4com, Internet Projekt and Seavus. Their companies offer a wide range of services, such as IT consulting, software development, cyber security, and more. "
target: Clearcode
Clearcode is a Polish software development company. The company specialises in custom ad tech and martech platform development, and has worked with many top-tier ad tech companies, agencies, publishers and global media companies.
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closed 7/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tesserent Limited, acquired Seer Security

synopsis: Security services specialist Tesserent has acquired Seer Security, an Australian owned information security consultancy operating out of Melbourne and Canberra. Seer specializes in Government-certified delivery of assurance and governance, risk and compliance (GRC) services and software development.
buyer: Tesserent Limited (ASX:TNT:$47.98)
Tesserent is an Australian specialist in managed cyber security and networking. Tesserent provides world-class cyber security throughout Australia and around the globe. Their services include managed firewall, managed SIEM, email filtering, web filtering, and more. "
target: Seer Security
Seer Security is an Australian owned information security consultancy operating out of Melbourne and Canberra. Seer specializes in Government-certified delivery of assurance and governance, risk and compliance (GRC) services and software development.
price ($mm)
$10
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$5
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EV / rev
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closed 10/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Webhelp, acquired Pitech Plus Srl

synopsis: The Webhelp Group, a Paris based global business process outsourcer specialising in customer experience and payment management, has acquired PitechPlus, a Romanian company that designs, develops, and deploys custom-made software solutions, particularly in the areas of sales digitalization and process automation.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Webhelp
Webhelp is a global business process outsourcer (BPO), specialising in customer experience and payment management in addition to sales and marketing services across voice, social and digital channels. "
target: Pitech Plus Srl
Romania-based PitechPlus is a full lifecycle software development company that offers integrated software solutions and digital transformation consulting. PitechPlus provides a wide range of software development solutions, as well as application management services and intelligent automation.
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announced 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Dods (Group) PLC, will acquire Meritgroup Limited

synopsis: Dods, a political information, publishing, events and communications business based out of the UK, announced that it will acquire Meritgroup Limited, UK's provider of data services and software code and a specialist in the automated harvesting and transformation of data.
buyer: Dods (Group) PLC (GB:DODS.GB:$26.72)
Dods is a political information, publishing, events and communications business based out of the UK. Dods specializes in services designed for organizations wishing to understand and engage with Parliament, the Civil Service, the wider public sector and the public affairs community. "
target: Meritgroup Limited
Merit is a provider of data services and software code in the UK and India. It is a specialist in the automated harvesting and transformation of data and the development of extensive software code to drive this activity.
price ($mm)
$29
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
11.8x
closed 6/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Sopra Group, acquired Adeuza

synopsis: Adeuza has joined Sopra Group, the European leader in consulting, technology services, and software publishing. As an expert in Web technology and mobility, Adeuza is the publisher of the Movalys® solution dedicated to mobility and the management of teams in the field.
buyer: Sopra Group (ENXTPA:SOP:$4,682.80)
A leader in the European consulting, IT services and software development markets, Sopra Group generated revenue of 1.050 billion euros in 2011 and employs over 13,000 people. The Group offers its clients an end to end approach based on a well-honed business model. "
target: Adeuza
Adeuza is a software specialist in Field Force Management and IT mobile solutions. As from 2002 Adeuza has massively invested in R&D and has developed Movalys, a software specialized in Field Force Management and the management of field workforce.
price ($mm)
$2.17
rev ($mm)
$1
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EV / rev
2.1x
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closed 4/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

Namirial, acquired Bit4id s.r.l.

synopsis: Ambienta, a European asset managers entirely focused on environmental sustainability, has acquired Bit4ID, a specialised technology provider for digital identity and digital trust headquartered in Naples (Italy). Bit4ID joins the Namirial platform, owned by Ambienta, a specialist in digital trust software and services.
buyer parent: Ambienta SGR S.p.A.
buyer: Namirial
Based in Italy, Namirial supports customers in their digital transformation journey by providing solutions for trusted digital transaction management. Namirial digital trust services encompass solutions for customer onboarding, agreement automation, signature workflow orchestration, and more. "
target: Bit4id s.r.l.
Bit4ID is a specialised technology provider for digital identity and digital trust headquartered in Naples, Italy. Bit4ID drives digital transformation by providing the best technologies for electronic signature, online authentication, cyber security and all other digital identity services.
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closed 3/17/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Material Bank, acquired Amber Engine

synopsis: Material Bank, the world’s largest marketplace for searching, sampling, and specifying architecture, design, and construction materials, announced the acquisition of Amber Engine, a revolutionary software development company with a mission to democratize the product information management (PIM) space.
buyer: Material Bank
Material Bank is a marketplace for design professionals and brands in the architecture and design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to discover and sample materials. The revolutionary platform powers complex searches across hundreds of brands in seconds. "
target: Amber Engine
Amber Engine is a revolutionary software development company with a mission to democratize the product information management (PIM) space. They help brands more easily and profitably sell on popular online marketplaces and through brick-and-mortar retailers.
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announced 2/25/2022 via Company Press Release

Salesforce.com, Inc., will acquire Traction on Demand

synopsis: Traction on Demand has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by partner and global leader in CRM, Salesforce. Based in Vancouver, Canada, Traction on Demand is a leading dedicated Salesforce consulting and application development firm delivering cross-platform strategies and solutions.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$26,492.00)
Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), bringing companies closer to their customers in the digital age. Salesforce enables companies of every size and industry to take advantage of powerful technologies to create a 360° view of their customers. "
target: Traction on Demand
Canada-based Traction on Demand is North America's largest dedicated Salesforce consulting and application development firm delivering cross-platform solutions and standalone SaaS products. Traction on Demand delivers best-in-class solutions to the most challenging and complex problems.
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closed 11/19/2021 via PR Newswire

AEA Investors LP, acquired Hero Digital

synopsis: CI Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, has sold its portfolio company, Hero Digital, a leading customer experience-led digital transformation company that blends strategic consulting, design, technology, data and performance marketing, to AEA Investors LP, a leading global investment firm.
buyer: AEA Investors LP
AEA Investors LP is a private equity investment firm in the United States. The firm focuses on leveraged buyout, growth capital and mezzanine capital investments in manufacturing, service, distribution, specialty chemicals, consumer product and business services companies in the middle market. "
target parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
target: Hero Digital
Hero Digital is a leading independent customer experience company at the intersection of business, design, and technology. Hero Digital's interdisciplinary teams collaborate from inspiration to creation to launch, blending consulting, design, engineering, digital marketing, and data and analytics.
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closed 7/23/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Aktion Associates, Inc., acquired Central Consulting Group

synopsis: Minnesota-based Central Consulting Group has been acquired by Aktion Associates. Central Consulting Group operates as a consulting services company. It offers strategic planning, business process design, integration of disparate systems, custom development, and advanced reporting solutions.
buyer: Aktion Associates, Inc.
Aktion Associates is an IT consulting firm headquartered in Maumee, OH. In business since 1979, they partner with the world’s leading technology innovators to deliver IT solutions such as hardware, software and networking services to more than 5,500 companies of all sizes in the United States. "
target: Central Consulting Group
Central Consulting Group operates as a consulting services company. It offers strategic planning, business process design, integration of disparate systems, custom development, and advanced reporting solutions.
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closed 7/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

IQBusiness, acquired ITQ Business Solutions

synopsis: Johannesburg-based IQbusiness, a leading consulting, research, and contracting company, has acquired a controlling stake in ITQ Business Solutions (ITQ), a South African business services company that focuses on software support, consulting, and development in key growth sectors.
buyer: IQBusiness
IQbusiness is the leading independent management consulting firm in South Africa, helping clients overcome their business challenges and achieve sustainable growth. Since 1998, they have been enabling cleints to take their products to market faster, improve customer satisfaction, and more. "
target parent: Morvest Business Group
target: ITQ Business Solutions
Based in South Africa, ITQ Business Solutions is a leading supplier of bespoke development solutions and workflow business process management. They offer a host of globally competitive solutions specifically designed to make the organisation's day to day activities more convenient and efficient.
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closed 3/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vincit Oy, acquired VURIA

synopsis: Vincit, a software development and design company based in Finland, has acquired VURIA, a website design and mobile app development firm. VURIA merges creativity with technology to produce game-changing solutions for their clients. They speciallize in eCommerce websites, branding, online marketing campaigns, CRM solutions, and custom mobile apps.
buyer: Vincit Oy (HLSE:VINCIT:$70.66)
Vincit is a software development and design company based in Tampere, Finland. The company provides software development, service design, and ICT outsourcing services. Founded in 2007, Vincit employs more than 320 professionals and is ranked first in Europe in the Great Place to Work study. "
target: VURIA
VURIA is a website design and mobile app development firm. VURIA merges creativity with technology to produce game-changing solutions for their clients. They speciallize in eCommerce websites, branding, online marketing campaigns, CRM solutions, and custom mobile apps.
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closed 3/10/2021 via Company Press Release

FaberNovel Sa, acquired 31Ten

synopsis: Fabernovel, a global consulting group for digital products and services, has acquired 31Ten, a digital agency in China. 31Ten builds complex and reliable WeChat, web, and omnichannel solutions that provide better customer experiences. They offer services for software development, website development, UX/UI design, CRM integration, and more.
buyer: FaberNovel Sa
Founded in 2003, Fabernovel is a global, full-stack consulting and creation group for digital products and services. Fabernovel combines technology, design and emerging trends to invent new products, services, and experiences to help world leading companies to build growth at startup speed. "
target: 31Ten
31Ten is a digital agency in China. 31Ten builds complex and reliable WeChat, web, and omnichannel solutions that provide better customer experiences. They offer services for software development, website development, UX/UI design, CRM integration, and more.
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closed 12/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Healthware Group S.r.l., acquired Make Helsinki Oy

synopsis: Healthware, an Italian consultancy and digital health group, has acquired Finland-based digital service development and creative agency Make Helsinki. With the acquisition, Healthware strengthens its geographical coverage with the creation of a hub dedicated to the Nordics and Baltics region.
buyer: Healthware Group S.r.l.
Healthware is a next-generation integrated consulting group and a global leader in digital and healthcare communications. Healthware offers a unique range of services combining design, strategy, communication, and innovation with technology and corporate venturing. "
target: Make Helsinki Oy
Finland-based Make Helsinki is a team of innovators aiming to deliver cutting-edge results. The company uses digital strategy, design, and technology to create products and services that meet its client’s needs, including mobile apps, creative design, creative design, digital marketing, and more.
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announced 12/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Arribatec AS, will acquire Qualisoft AS

synopsis: Oslo-based Arribatec Solutions ASA will acquire Qualisoft, a leading Finnish provider of Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Business Process Management (BPM) solutions. The acquisition will strengthen both companies' joint offerings and allow Arribatec to expand its Solution as a Service, delivering EA and BPM solutions to international customers.
buyer: Arribatec AS (OB:ARR:$0.00)
Arribatec is a software and consulting company headquartered in Oslo. With a customer centric engagement model, combined with a deep system, integration, and domain competence, Arribatec builds long term strategic partnership with a broad customer base. "
target: Qualisoft AS
Norway-based Qualisoft is a leading provider of Enterprise Architecture and Business Process Management solutions. The company provides three main services, Qualiware Software for business management systems, Specialized Consultants for software integration, and training and certification courses.
price ($mm)
$8.33
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closed 7/15/2020 via Company Press Release

GPMF Holdings, acquired Liberty Fox Technologies

synopsis: GPMF Holdings, a growing healthcare technology ecosystem serving health systems throughout North America, has acquired Liberty Fox Technologies, a leading software app developer and consultancy. Liberty Fox leverages analytics, automation, and cloud technologies to create customized software apps for EMR, CRM, and business intelligence processes.
buyer: GPMF Holdings
GPMF Holdings is a growing healthcare technology ecosystem serving health systems throughout North America. GPMF Holdings' group of companies are dedicated to using information technology to make healthcare better for patients and providers. "
target: Liberty Fox Technologies
Liberty Fox Technologies is a leading software application developer and consultancy. Liberty Fox Technologies leverages extensive analytics, automation, and cloud technologies to create customized software applications for EMR, CRM, and business intelligence processes.
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closed 5/7/2020 via BusinessWire

PureFacts Financial Solutions Inc., acquired VennScience

synopsis: PureFacts Financial Solutions, a leading provider of mission-critical wealthtech solutions, has acquired VennScience, a full-service Salesforce consultancy headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. VennScience helps companies execute their vision, drive efficiency, and maximize the benefits of cloud-based business applications.
buyer: PureFacts Financial Solutions Inc.
PureFacts provides wealth management solutions for the financial services industry in Canada, USA, UK, and the Caribbean. PureFacts uses AI, big data, and their industry expertise to help firms realize value, increase productivity, reduce costs, and create an enhanced customer experience. "
target: VennScience
VennScience is a full-service Salesforce consultancy headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. As a well-established Salesforce consultancy, VennScience helps companies execute their vision, drive efficiency, and maximize the benefits of cloud-based business applications.
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UMeWorld Limited
UMeLook is an online video platform focused on bringing foreign video content to China. UMeLook is deployed through a sophisticated CDN (Content Delivery Network) with broad coverage throughout mainland China.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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16
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Ticker: OM:ALBERT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Albert
Albert
Based in Sweden, Albert is the children's digital teacher that has helped over 275,000 families with homework via mobile devices. Albert's apps are aimed at younger (3-9 years) and older children (10-16 years) and include subjects such as Mathematics, Geography, Code and Reading & Writing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$7.46
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: TSE:3784
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VINX Corp.
VINX Corp.
VINX Corp. provides software package products, solution services, and IT support services in Japan and internationally. It also provides IT support services, such as application operating service, data center service, system building service and more. They are based in Osaka, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$244.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.02
EBIT ($mm)
$11.66
Net Income ($mm)
$7.65
Employees
1251
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Ticker: CPSE:COLUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Columbus A/S
Columbus A/S
Columbus is an international consultancy serving customers worldwide. They are experts in the retail, food and manufacturing industries. They know about these industries’ processes, needs and wants in-depth through years of ERP implementations.
year
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rev ($mm)
$307.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.47
EBIT ($mm)
$9.84
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2000
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Ticker: MEDL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc.
MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc.
MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc. is an American mobile application developer and mobile marketing firm based in Fountain Valley, California. The company designs, develops and markets mobile applications (apps) for iPhone/iPod Touch, iPad and Android.
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$2.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.67)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
27
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Ticker: TASE:ALD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALD
ALD
ALD, based in Israel, is a leading consulting firm and software house in the field of Reliability Engineering and Analysis, Safety Analysis and Safety Managementnt, Quality Engineering and Quality Assurance.
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rev ($mm)
$36.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.66
EBIT ($mm)
$1.00
Net Income ($mm)
$0.01
Employees
100
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Ticker: NasdaqCM:HTCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HeartCore Enterprises, Inc.
HeartCore Enterprises, Inc.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, HeartCore Enterprises, Inc. is a leading software development company offering Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to enterprise customers in Japan and worldwide.
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2021
rev ($mm)
$10.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.16
EBIT ($mm)
$0.06
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
45
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Ticker: BSE:532339
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Compucom Software Limited
Compucom Software Limited
Compucom Software is a software development company in India. The company provides customers with a range of Internet and Intranet solutions, software for data conversion and data entry, and inventory accounting software for gem and jewelry traders.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$7.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.28
EBIT ($mm)
$0.52
Net Income ($mm)
$0.65
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Ticker: CPSE:WIRTEK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WirTek A/S
WirTek A/S
Wirtek A/S is a Danish IT consulting services company with strong competencies in the outsourcing of software development and product testing services. Their competencies include web-based solutions and portals, mobile solutions as well as embedded systems.
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2016
rev ($mm)
$2.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.13
EBIT ($mm)
$0.08
Net Income ($mm)
$0.08
Employees
0
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Ticker: HLSE:SOLTEQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Solteq
Solteq
Solteq is a software company providing omnicommerce solutions and digital marketing consulting to businesses. Their core competencies are in digital customer engagement and all the technology, services and support it entails.
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2021
rev ($mm)
$76.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.38
EBIT ($mm)
$8.75
Net Income ($mm)
$4.65
Employees
645
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Ticker: LSE:DEV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dev Clever
Dev Clever
Dev Clever is a bespoke software development company in the UK. Dev Clever helps brands and retailers to redefine how they communicate with their existing and potential clients. Their engagement solutions include instant win promotions, augmented reality games, and virtual reality experiences.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$0.58
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
21
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Ticker: WSE:SAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SARE
SARE
SARE is a technology company focused on innovative IT solutions, supporting marketing departments in their everyday activity. Their solutions respond to the Clients' needs concerning precise communication and products and services sales. Their supreme goal is to support their client's sales.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$12.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.24
EBIT ($mm)
$0.90
Net Income ($mm)
$0.48
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:ISL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IS Solutions plc
IS Solutions plc
IS Solutions plc is a systems integrator and value-added reseller focused on three web-related areas – portals, content/document management, with specialities in business intelligence and ‘big data’ analytics.
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2014
rev ($mm)
$12.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.77
EBIT ($mm)
$0.50
Net Income ($mm)
$0.28
Employees
100
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Ticker: OTCPK:VSTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Valuesetters
Valuesetters
Valuesetters is a company that seeks free subscribers and revenue-generating subscribers. The company operates on an automated basis with the belief that Internet operations, customer sign-ups, sales and game playing should occur without human intervention so that it can quickly expand.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$1.75
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.15
Net Income ($mm)
$0.60
Employees
4
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Ticker: HMNY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Helios and Matheson
Helios and Matheson
Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. provides Big Data technology and advanced analytics services, with extensive domain expertise in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), including data visualization to empower its clients to unlock the value of data to make better decisions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4.82
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.29)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
34
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wavestone
Wavestone
Wavestone is a global management and IT consulting firm. Wavestone's mission is to inform and guide large companies and organizations in their most critical transformations. They offer services for customer experience, supply chain, cyber security, procurement, IT strategy, and more.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$469.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$83.29
EBIT ($mm)
$79.25
Net Income ($mm)
$50.98
Employees
3732
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Ticker: AIM:GRC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GRC International Group plc
GRC International Group plc
GRC International Group plc is the holding company for a group of companies providing a range of products and services to address the IT governance, risk management and compliance requirements of organizations. They are based in the UK.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$24.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.29)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
262
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