Like V-Span Inc.

announced 10/8/2004 via BusinessWire

V-Span Inc. will be merged with Gores Technology Group,

synopsis: Gores Technology Group, LLC ("Gores") announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire V-SPAN, Inc., the world's largest video collaboration solutions company, in a merger transaction with Wire One, the global leader in videoconferencing equipment integration and service.
buyer: Gores Technology Group
Founded in 1987, The Gores Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target: V-Span Inc.
V-SPAN lets you conveniently and effectively collaborate between offices, among employees, and with customers and business partners using any combination of collaboration technologies. Above all, V-SPAN lets you focus on your business objectives, control costs - and increase productivity. V-SPAN is
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closed 3/17/2008 via BusinessWire

Widearea Systems, acquired Magicsoft

synopsis: Widearea Systems has completed the purchase of the operating assets of Magicsoft, including its flagship product VC Wizard, a multipoint video conferencing technology. Widearea Systems plans to immediately support existing VC Wizard customers, and plans to launch an update, version 7.5, within two months.
buyer: Widearea Systems
Widearea Systems is a convergence technology company in Unified Communication products and services area. Widearea Systems V-Contax product dramatically improves customer satisfaction and revolutionizes way of interaction among companies and their customers. "
target: Magicsoft
Magicsoft Corporation offers a flexible, innovative, low cost, user-friendly solution to provide the benefits of multi point videoconferencing technology.
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announced 10/8/2007 via PR Newswire

TMW Systems, Inc., will acquire Hurray! Times Communication Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Hurray! Holding Co., Ltd., a leader wireless value-added services in China, announced the signing of definitive agreements to transfer its software and system integration business unit, Hurray! Times Communication Co., Ltd. for US$ 4.8 million in cash to TWM Holding Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Taiwan Mobile.
buyer parent: Taiwan Mobile Co., Ltd
buyer: TMW Systems, Inc.
TWM Holding Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Taiwan Mobile which is a leading telecom service provider in Taiwan. "
target parent: Hurray! Holdings Co., Ltd.
target: Hurray! Times Communication Co., Ltd.
Hurray! Times Communication (Beijing) Co., Ltd. is the software and system integration business unit of Hurrah! Holdings Co., Ltd.
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closed 8/2/2007 via PR Newswire

CounterPath Solutions, Inc., acquired NewHeights Software

synopsis: CounterPath Solutions, Inc. a leading provider of multimedia VoIP softphones and SIP applications, announced today that it has closed its acquisition of NewHeights Software Corp., a developer of IP communication software for enterprise customers.
buyer: CounterPath Solutions, Inc. (CPAH:$13.87)
CounterPath Solutions, Inc. is a developer of award-winning, carrier-grade VoIP and Video over IP SIP softphones for telecom and Internet telephony service providers, cable operators, IP-PBX manufacturers and infrastructure manufacturers. "
target: NewHeights Software
NewHeights Software Corporation delivers one of today's most evolved next-generation communications software clients. Sold under the brands of Service Providers, Softswitch vendors and IP-PBX vendors, NewHeights' soft-clients are driving a new communications experience.
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closed 7/6/2007 via BusinessWire

PASW, Inc., merged with VirnetX, Inc.

synopsis: PASW, Inc. has completed the merger with VirnetX, Inc., a development stage corporation that is engaged in software development for secure real time communications.
buyer: PASW, Inc.
PASW, Inc. developed and licensed Internet and Web related software and software development tools that enable communications, based on a set of rules known as protocols. Our products were embedded into systems and developed or manufactured by others. We are a licensor of software. "
target: VirnetX, Inc.
VirnetX, Inc. is a development stage company that is engaged in software development for secure real time communications.
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closed 5/3/2007 via PR Newswire

Hostopia, acquired Nexthaus, Inc.

synopsis: Hostopia.com Inc. has acquired all of the software assets of Nexthaus, Inc., a US-based developer of leading-edge software applications for mobile devices, in accordance with a definitive agreement. The acquired software uses wireless communications to synchronize data between computers and mobile devices, such as calendar and contact updates.
buyer: Hostopia
Hostopia is a leading provider of web services that enable small- and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence. The company's customers are communication services providers, including telecommunication carriers, cable companies and internet service providers. "
target: Nexthaus, Inc.
Nexthaus offers the first 100% Java-based SyncML technology, featuring unmatched interoperability for data synchronization, exchange and real-time access. Nexthaus markets applications for a wide range of devices and data types.
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closed 3/9/2007 via PR Newswire

2ndWave Software, acquired Amcom Software, Inc.

synopsis: 2ndWave Software has acquired Amcom Software, a provider of enterprise software systems for mission critical communications. The recently formed 2ndWave Software, led by former HighJump Software executives Chris Heim and Dan Mayleben, chose Amcom as their first acquisition based on the company’s reputation in the markets it serves.
buyer parent: CIBC World Markets
buyer: 2ndWave Software
2ndWave Software targets stable small to mid-sized software companies with niche market leadership and room for operational improvement and growth. 2ndWave Software will assist management teams in growing the business while evaluating opportunities to combine complimentary software businesses. "
target: Amcom Software, Inc.
Amcom Software provides technology solutions for organizations that depend on speed, accuracy, and productivity to manage mission-critical, day-to-day, emergency and event-driven communications.
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closed 1/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Codian, acquired Face To Face Software

synopsis: Codian, a leading manufacturer of video conferencing infrastructure, has acquired Face To Face Software Ltd, a privately held video conferencing software development company headquartered in Sydney Australia. The deal includes a comprehensive multi-MCU scheduling package which will form the basis of the new Codian Management Platform.
buyer: Codian
Codian designs and manufactures the most advanced video conferencing infrastructure products available. Using a unique architecture and the latest hardware technology, Codian’s products are both easy to use and powerful, offering outstanding quality and performance. "
target: Face To Face Software
Face To Face Software was founded in 2004 in Sydney Australia to develop innovative management solutions for the video conferencing market. Products include Scheduler, AutoStream and Manager for Codian.
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closed 12/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Vertical Communications, Inc., acquired Vodavi Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Vertical Communications, a leading provider of next-generation, IP-based phone systems and applications that help businesses better serve their customers, announced the completion of its acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona-based Vodavi Technology, Inc. for $7.50 per share, or approximately $31.1 million in the aggregate.
buyer parent: Artisoft, Inc.
buyer: Vertical Communications, Inc.
Vertical Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of next-generation IP-based voice and data communications systems for business. Vertical combines voice and data technologies with business process understanding to deliver integrated IP-PBX and application solutions. "
target: Vodavi Technology, Inc.
Vodavi Technology, Inc. designs, develops, markets and supports a range of business telecommunications solutions, including traditional, converged, and Internet protocol (IP)-based telephone systems and telephony applications.
price ($mm)
$31
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$42
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$2
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closed 11/20/2006 via

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Orative

synopsis: Cisco announced a definitive agreement to acquire the privately-held company, Orative Corp. of San Jose, California. Orative provides an application which will allow Cisco to extend its Unified Communications portfolio to mobile devices such as cell phones and smartphones.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: Orative
Orative develops mobile software that lets employees reach the Right Resource, Right Now. Using innovative presence technology running on mobile phones, Orative software gives employees the ability to reach co-workers so that they can make decisions and move business forward.
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closed 10/3/2005 via BusinessWire

TANDBERG, acquired Ectus, Ltd.

synopsis: Furthering its vision of extending the reach of video to a broader community, TANDBERG, a global leader in visual communication, today announced the acquisition of Ectus Ltd. The move positions TANDBERG to be the first company to deliver "anytime, anywhere" streaming and archiving of business-quality video - and in any media format.
buyer: TANDBERG (TADBF:$0.00)
TANDBERG is the market share leader and the fastest growing company in the video conferencing industry. TANDBERG hold the highest market share for video infrastructure products as well as video endpoints, whether measured in terms of revenue or unit volume. "
target: Ectus, Ltd.
Ectus delivers innovation in video conferencing, streaming media, and electronic education and has partnerships with a variety of institutions and organisations at local, national, and international levels.
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closed 9/29/2004 via BusinessWire

Artisoft, Inc., acquired Vertical Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Artisoft, Inc., a leading provider of software-based IP-PBX and call center products, announced today that it has closed the acquisition of privately held, Sunnyvale, CA-based Vertical Networks (R), Inc., a leading provider of distributed IP-PBX software and communications solutions to large enterprises.
buyer: Artisoft, Inc.
Artisoft, Inc. is a leading provider of software-based IP-PBX and call center products that deliver advanced communications capabilities to small and medium-size businesses, branch offices, and call centers. Artisoft's innovative software products have consistently garnered industry recognition, wi "
target: Vertical Networks, Inc.
Vertical Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of next-generation IP-based voice and data communications systems for business. Vertical combines voice and data technologies with business process understanding to deliver integrated IP-PBX and application solutions.
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closed 10/4/2004 via PR Newswire

Avaya Inc., acquired Spectel

synopsis: Avaya Inc., AV a leading global provider of business communications software, systems and services, today announced it has completed the purchase of Spectel, a world leader in audio and web conferencing solutions, for approximately $103 million in cash.
buyer: Avaya Inc. (AVYA:$2,968.00)
Avaya Inc. designs, builds and manages communications networks for more than one million businesses worldwide, including 90 percent of the FORTUNE 500(R). Avaya is a world leader in secure and reliable Internet Protocol telephony systems and communications software applications and services. "
target: Spectel
Spectel is the market-leading provider of integrated conferencing solutions for conferencing service providers and enterprises worldwide. The company's award-winning voice and web conferencing platforms, applications and professional services facilitate real-time communication among business users.
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closed 5/6/2004 via PR Newswire

Procera Networks, Inc., acquired EZ2, Inc.

synopsis: Procera Networks, Inc. ("Procera") (OTC Bulletin Board: PRNW), a leading developer of intelligent network content management products and services, is pleased to announce that it has acquired 100% of the outstanding stock of EZ2, Inc.
buyer: Procera Networks, Inc. (PKT:$44.40)
Procera Networks, Inc. is a hardware and software development company. Procera has successfully developed a hardware-based, scalable, intelligent security and content management platform which offers wire-speed performance. This platform allows user-defined policies to define content filtering, tra "
target: EZ2, Inc.
EZ2, Inc. is a development stage company located in Saratoga, California. EZ2 has been designing and developing a switching platform for XML (Extensible Mark-up Language) and Web Services based applications. XML is a mark-up language or mechanism that identifies structured information in a data for
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closed 5/5/2004 via BusinessWire

THQ Wireless, acquired MINICK

synopsis: THQ Inc. today announced that its wireless games division, THQ Wireless(TM) has purchased the controlling interest in European-based mobile applications and billing expert MINICK. MINICK is an acknowledged leader in creating high quality wireless services, such as SMS, EMS and MMS messaging, information, multimedia and voting applications.
buyer parent: THQ, Inc.
buyer: THQ Wireless
THQ Wireless, subsidiary of THQ Inc., is a leading worldwide publisher and distributor of applications for mobile devices with an expansive catalog of licensed and original content including applications based on the WWE, professional sports leagues, MotoGP, Worms and popular Nickelodeon properties."
target: MINICK
MINICK is the pioneer of interactive mobile applications and infrastructure solutions. MINICK develops and operates mobile services for network operators such as T-Mobile, Telefonica, and Swisscom, for media companies such as MTV, RTL Newmedia, Channel 4, and Universal Music, as well as for corpora
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closed 4/12/2004 via PR Newswire

Vytek Corporation merged with California Amplifier, Inc.,

synopsis: California Amplifier, Inc. CAMP announced today that it has completed the merger with Vytek Corporation. Vytek is a provider of hardware and software solutions and services that enable wireless and wireline access to information and media content.
buyer: California Amplifier, Inc. (CAMP:$241.26)
CalAmp is a leading provider of wireless communications products that enable anytime/anywhere access to critical information, data and entertainment content. CalAmp is the leading supplier of Direct Broadcast Satellite outdoor customer premise equipment to the U.S. satellite television market. "
target: Vytek Corporation
Vytek Wireless is a leading global provider of innovative wireless and mobile computing solutions that connect processes and people with information. Vytek designs, develops and implements infrastructure, applications, and professional services to leverage both new and existing systems. Its solutio
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closed 4/1/2004 via BusinessWire

Ptek Holdings, Inc., acquired Resource Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Ptek Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK)(www.ptek.com), a leading provider of innovative business communications services, today announced the acquisition of Resource Communications, Inc. ("RCI"), a leading provider of conferencing and Web collaboration solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses, for $19.7 million net of working capital.
buyer: Ptek Holdings, Inc. (PGI:$562.53)
Premiere Global Services, Inc. is a global provider of innovative business communications and data services. Their ASP platform allow customers to conduct traditional and VoIP-based collaboration sessions, and to process and deliver large quantities of individualized, business critical information. "
target: Resource Communications, Inc.
Resource Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of conferencing and Web collaboration solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses.
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closed 3/30/2004 via PR Newswire

LiveWorld, Inc., acquired Senti-Metrics

synopsis: LiveWorld, Inc. a leading provider of online communities to Fortune 1000 companies, today announced that it has acquired Senti-Metrics(TM) and its innovative Advanced Conversation Analysis(TM) service.
buyer: LiveWorld, Inc.
LiveWorld provides collaborative services for online meetings, customer care, and loyalty marketing. Supporting communication between a company and its customers, employees, or partners - and among those people themselves - our services help corporations cut costs, increase revenue, and solidify re "
target: Senti-Metrics
The people you want to reach are talking on-line. Which conversations matter? What do the opinion leaders think? How can you bring them closer? Technology has amplified the power of word of mouth. People have millions of on-line discussions, 24 hours a day. You can ignore them, listen to them or co
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closed 3/1/2004 via PR Newswire

IAC/InterActiveCorp, acquired ZeroDegrees

synopsis: IAC/InterActiveCorp IACI today announced that the company has acquired ZeroDegrees, an online business networking company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC:$2,786.38)
IAC operates more than 35 leading and diversified Internet businesses across 40 countries... our mission is to harness the power of interactivity to make daily life easier and more productive for people all over the world. "
target: ZeroDegrees
ZeroDegrees develops and markets advanced technology that brings people closer in ways that emulate natural social behavior. ZeroDegrees software technology enables individuals and organizations to harness the power of networks to achieve personal and business objectives. People in the ZeroDegrees
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announced 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

MIND CTI, will acquire Message Mobile GmbH

synopsis: MIND C.T.I., a leading provider of convergent end-to-end prepaid/postpaid billing and customer care product based solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Message Mobile, a German specialist for tailor-made, mobile communication.
buyer: MIND CTI (MNDO:$19.54)
MIND is a leading Israel provider of convergent real-time end-to-end billing, unified communication call accounting and analytics solutions for organizations and large multinational corporates. MIND customizes application delivery to enable customers to choose the best model that fits their needs. "
target parent: Materna Information & Communications
target: Message Mobile GmbH
Message Mobile is a German specialist for tailor-made, mobile communication. From simple SMS dispatch via mobile payment to instant messaging and the programming of chatbots, they develop and implement the best solution packages for clients.
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announced 10/8/2004 via BusinessWire

V-Span Inc. will be merged with Gores Technology Group,

synopsis: Gores Technology Group, LLC ("Gores") announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire V-SPAN, Inc., the world's largest video collaboration solutions company, in a merger transaction with Wire One, the global leader in videoconferencing equipment integration and service.
buyer: Gores Technology Group
Founded in 1987, The Gores Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target: V-Span Inc.
V-SPAN lets you conveniently and effectively collaborate between offices, among employees, and with customers and business partners using any combination of collaboration technologies. Above all, V-SPAN lets you focus on your business objectives, control costs - and increase productivity. V-SPAN is
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closed 4/28/2022 via BusinessWire

Zmags Inc., acquired Be A Part Of

synopsis: Zmags, whose Creator platform is transforming how customers experience digital commerce everywhere, announced its acquisition of Be A Part Of, a Toronto-based e-commerce digital agency.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Zmags Inc.
Zmags is the parent company for the Creator Platform, the industry leading solution in driving digital experience transformation. Creator empowers brands to turn static and conventional digital content into inspiring, connected and intelligent end-to-end brand experiences. "
target: Be A Part Of
Be A Part Of is an award winning, full-service, development agency working with growing B2C, B2B and DTC brands. Their 20-person team work with clients on projects from concept to conversion, creating e-commerce experiences that delight customers and enable growth. They are based in Toronto.
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closed 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

VERBIT.AI, acquired Vitac

synopsis: Verbit, the world's largest AI-powered transcription platform, announced the acquisition of VITAC, the largest provider of captioning products and solutions in North America. The company's commitment to communication accessibility is evidenced by its talented captioners, technical expertise, and exceptional client service.
buyer: VERBIT.AI
Verbit is the world's leading interactive transcription and captioning solution. It utilizes in-house, AI-based technology to transform both live and recorded video and audio into +99% accurate captions and transcripts for the education, legal, media, and enterprise industries. "
target parent: Gores Group, LLC
target: Vitac
VITAC is the largest provider captioning products and services in the United States. The company's commitment to communication accessibility is evidenced by its talented captioners, technical expertise, and exceptional client service.
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closed 11/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

PAE, Inc., acquired Metis Solutions Corporation

synopsis: PAE, a global leader in delivering smart solutions to the U.S. government and its allies, has acquired Metis Solutions Corporation, a provider of intelligence analysis and security, training and education, and more to government and commercial clients. The transaction expands PAE’s offerings for intelligence analysis, training, and program support.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: PAE, Inc. (:$2,623.88)
For 65 years, PAE has tackled the world’s toughest challenges to deliver agile and steadfast solutions to the U.S. government and its allies. The company delivers a broad range of operational support services to meet the critical needs of its clients. "
target: Metis Solutions Corporation
METIS provides intelligence analysis and security, training and education, and intelligence support strategy and policy support, intelligence and operations support, program management, and international business development services to U.S. government and commercial clients around the globe.
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closed 11/20/2020 via GlobeNewswire

PAE, Inc., acquired CENTRA Technology, Inc.

synopsis: PAE, a global leader in delivering smart solutions to the U.S. government and its allies, announced that its subsidiary has acquired CENTRA Technology, Inc., a leading independent provider of high-end intelligence support, information analytics, engineering services and other advanced technology solutions.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: PAE, Inc. (:$2,623.88)
From their founding in 1955, PAE (Pacific Architects and Engineers) has offered enduring support for the essential missions of a wide range of customers, including the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. "
target: CENTRA Technology, Inc.
CENTRA Technology, Inc. is a leading independent provider of high-end intelligence support, information analytics, engineering services and other advanced technology solutions to the intelligence community and other U.S. national and homeland security customers.
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closed 10/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Vitac, acquired Sovo Technologies

synopsis: VITAC Corp., the largest provider of realtime and offline captioning products and services in the United States, has acquired SOVO Technologies, a leading provider of captioning and transcription services in North America and Europe. SOVO uses its own unique technology to offer high quality transcription and captioning services.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Vitac
VITAC is the largest provider of realtime and offline captioning products and services in the United States. Responsible for captioning more than 580,000 hours of programming each year, its clients include every major broadcasting company and most cable networks. "
target: Sovo Technologies
SOVO Technologies is a leading provider of captioning and transcription services in North America and Europe. SOVO uses its own artificial intelligence and speech recognition-based technology to offer high quality transcription and captioning services, both for live or offline broadcasts or events.
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closed 6/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Merchants, acquired Millennium 1 Solutions

synopsis: Dimension Data, and its subsidiary Merchants, a pioneer in the contact center industry, announced the acquisition of Millennium 1 Solutions from The Gores Group. Millennium provides contact center, credit card, and back office and administration services to Canadian organizations primarily in the financial services, insurance, and retail sectors.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: Merchants
Based in South Africa, Merchants manage contact center operations globally. Merchants deliver real business value through staff, practice models, processes and leading technologies. Merchants has strengths and capabilities in areas and verticals such as telco, retail, airlines, and service desk. "
target parent: Gores Group, LLC
target: Millennium 1 Solutions
Millennium1 Solutions is an award-winning Canadian Business Process Outsourcing solution provider that designs and delivers end-to-end B2B2C solutions for the country’s blue chip multinational corporations in the financial services, insurance, government, retail, and manufacturing sectors.
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closed 7/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Gores Group, LLC, acquired AMI Entertainment Network, Inc.

synopsis: The Gores Group, a global investment firm, announced that it has completed the acquisition of AMI Entertainment, a company that makes digital jukeboxes and video systems that deliver music, video and advertising content to 30,000+ locations in North America and Europe.
buyer: Gores Group, LLC
The Gores Group, founded in 1987 by Alec Gores, is a global investment firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm’s operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target parent: Harbour Group
target: AMI Entertainment Network, Inc.
AMI Entertainment Network has been part of the bar and restaurant entertainment industry for more than a century. They make cutting-edge digital jukeboxes and video systems to help their partners provide state-of-the-art entertainment that meets their needs and the needs of their customers.
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closed 1/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Vitac, acquired Caption Colorado

synopsis: VITAC Corporation, the market-leading provider of closed captioning and accessible media solutions to clients in the media and entertainment, education, corporate and government sectors, and a portfolio company of Gores, announced that it has acquired Caption Colorado, a leading provider of captioning services.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Vitac
VITAC Corporation is the nation’s largest provider of closed captioning and accessible media services. VITAC provides live and prerecorded captioning solutions in English and Spanish, video description and digital media services for broadcast networks, cable TV, online video, and teleconferences. "
target: Caption Colorado
Founded in 1991, Caption Colorado employs more than 300 professionals and provides captions for more than 500 events each day, with real-time, online, and offline captioning for scheduled news broadcasts, breaking news broadcasts, weather emergencies, television, feature films, etc.
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closed 2/3/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

IPC Information Systems, LLC, acquired Etrali Trading Solutions

synopsis: The Gores Group (“Gores”) announced the sale of Etrali Trading Solutions (“Etrali”) to New Jersey-based financial communications firm IPC Systems. Etrali, a global company, headquartered in Paris, France, is a leading provider of voice and electronic trading infrastructure and compliance services for the banking and trading communities.
buyer parent: Centerbridge Capital Partners
buyer: IPC Information Systems, LLC
IPC creates specialized communications solutions for the financial trading community. From their unified communications/application platform to their managed voice and data network, IPC’s solutions are focused on improving the speed, productivity, and efficiency of the entire trade lifecycle. "
target parent: Gores Group, LLC
target: Etrali Trading Solutions
Etrali Trading Solutions, a global company, headquartered in Paris, France, is a leading provider of voice and electronic trading infrastructure and services for the trading communities.
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closed 2/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Gores Group, LLC, acquired Vitac

synopsis: The Gores Group, a leading Los Angeles-based investment firm, announced that it has completed the acquisition of VITAC Corporation from Merrill Corporation, a provider of technology-enabled platforms. Vitac Corporation is the nation's largest provider of closed captioning and other accessible media services.
buyer: Gores Group, LLC
The Gores Group is a global investment firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. They combine the operational expertise capabilities of a strategic buyer with the M&A team. "
target parent: Merrill Corporation
target: Vitac
VITAC Corporation is the nation’s largest provider of closed captioning and accessible media services. VITAC provides live and prerecorded captioning solutions in English and Spanish, video description and digital media services for broadcast networks, cable TV, online video, and teleconferences.
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announced 11/4/2015 via Company Press Release

Atos SE, will acquire Unify Inc.

synopsis: Atos, a leader in digital services, The Gores Group, a private equity firm, and Siemens, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, have reached an agreement for Atos to acquire Unify, the number three world leader of integrated communication solutions.
buyer: Atos SE (ENXTPA:ATO:$12,340.38)
Serving a global client base, Atos SE provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. "
target parent: Gores Group, LLC
target: Unify Inc.
Unify is a premier communications software and services firms. Their solutions unify multiple networks, devices and applications into one easy-to-use platform that allows teams to engage in rich and meaningful conversations.
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closed 2/6/2015 via BNC Analysis

Tritech Software Systems, acquired Tiburon, Inc.

synopsis: Tritech has announced that it has acquired Tiburon. The company has supplied public safety software to some of the largest and most advanced agencies in the United States and throughout the world.
buyer parent: WestView Capital Partners
buyer: Tritech Software Systems
TriTech Software Systems provides innovative, comprehensive public safety solutions for law enforcement, fire and EMS agencies through its integrated suite of public safety applications. "
target parent: Gores Group, LLC
target: Tiburon, Inc.
Established in 1980, Tiburon is the industry-leading provider of automated public safety and security solutions to meet the demanding and complex needs of law enforcement, fire and rescue and corrections agencies.
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closed 12/11/2014 via BusinessWire

M3 Meridian Medical Management, acquired Origin Healthcare Solutions

synopsis: The Gores Group, a leading Los Angeles‐based investment firm, announced that its portfolio company, Meridian Medical Management, has completed the acquisition of Origin Healthcare Solutions. Origin is a provider of revenue cycle management (RCM) and analytics solutions.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: M3 Meridian Medical Management
Meridian Medical Management is a leading provider of revenue cycle, business intelligence, EMR, and system integration services for large, multi-specialty physician groups and academic practice plans. "
target: Origin Healthcare Solutions
Origin Healthcare Solutions provides revenue cycle management, offering medical billing services and software that allows clients to focus on the patient relationship while they help get paid sooner and better.
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closed 10/30/2014 via PR Newswire

Imagine Communications, purchased Advanced Advertising Business Unit from OpenTV Corp.

synopsis: Imagine Communications announced that it has acquired the assets of the advanced advertising business unit of OpenTV, Inc., from the Kudelski Group. The advanced advertising business consists of advertising traffic and billing solutions.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications Corp., is a global leader of software and networking solutions to more than 3,000 media, broadcast, service provider, government and enterprise customers spanning 185 countries. "
seller parent: The Kudelski Group
seller: OpenTV Corp.
OpenTV's Advanced Advertising Business Unit includes the EclipsePlus®, EclipsePlus®/xG Billing, EclipsePlus®/xG Insights™ and EclipsePlus®/xG Linear™ advertising campaign management solutions. OpenTV, Inc. is one of the world's leading providers of advanced digital television solutions.
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closed 4/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Imagine Communications, acquired Digital Rapids

synopsis: Imagine Communications, a portfolio company of The Gores Group and a market share leader of software and networking solutions serving the global media and entertainment markets, has acquired Digital Rapids, an award-winning innovator in IP and file-based media processing solutions and software-defined workflow management technologies.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications Corp., is a global leader of software and networking solutions to more than 3,000 media, broadcast, service provider, government and enterprise customers spanning 185 countries. "
target: Digital Rapids
Digital Rapids connects content to opportunity, providing market-leading solutions, technology and expertise that enable media organizations and professionals to bring video to wider audiences more efficiently, more effectively and more profitably.
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closed 1/23/2014 via BusinessWire

Gores Group, LLC, acquired Zmags Inc.

synopsis: The Gores Group, a leading Los Angeles-based investment firm, announced that it has acquired Zmags Corp. through its Small Capitalization Partners investment fund. Zmags is a leading global provider of digital publishing and eCommerce Software-as-a-Service solutions.
buyer: Gores Group, LLC
The Gores Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target: Zmags Inc.
Zmags is a leading global provider of digital publishing and eCommerce Software-as-a-Service solutions. The company’s self-service platform creates immersive brand and commerce experiences across all digital media including tablet, mobile, social and web channels.
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closed 1/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Harris Broadcast, acquired Imagine Communications

synopsis: Harris Broadcast, a market share leader of content management and network infrastructure solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in digital video solutions that deliver bandwidth-efficient services with optimum video quality.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Harris Broadcast
Harris Broadcast has been an innovator of market-leading media, playout, networking and transmission technology serving the world's most prestigious broadcasters, communications service providers, governments and enterprises across 140 countries. "
target: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications is a leading innovator in digital video solutions, enabling content providers and system operators to deliver bandwidth-intensive services with optimum video quality and Quality of Experience (QoE).
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closed 12/13/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Cumulus Media Inc., acquired WestwoodOne, Inc.

synopsis: Cumulus Media announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of WestwoodOne, Inc, formerly known as Dial Global, Inc. The acquisition will add sports, news, talk, music and programming services content – enabling Cumulus to provide a wider variety of options to radio stations, other media platforms and international platforms.
buyer: Cumulus Media Inc. (OTCPK:CMLS.Q:$855.79)
Cumulus Media is the largest pure-play radio broadcaster in the US with approximately 525 stations in 110 markets, a fully-distributed programming network serving more than 4,500 affiliates nationwide and SweetJack, the local deals platform that serves 200 U.S. markets. "
target parent: Gores Group, LLC
target: WestwoodOne, Inc. (OTCPK:DIAL:$239.02)
Dial Global provides national advertising sales representation to over 200 radio programs, services and networks on over 8,000 stations. In addition, Dial Global produces the Dial Global 24/7 Formats, well as Prep Services, Jingles and Imaging as well as long and short form radio programs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$260 [$538]
rev ($mm)
$239
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
116.2x
closed 5/10/2013 via BusinessWire

Gores Group, purchased Outsourcing Business from Davis + Henderson Corporation

synopsis: The Gores Small Capitalization Partners, L.P., an investment vehicle of The Gores Group, announced the acquisition of three business units in Canada from the Davis + Henderson Corporation. The three business units, will focus on business process outsourcing, coupon and rebate processing, and real estate software for agents and real estate boards.
buyer: Gores Group
The Gores Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
seller: Davis + Henderson Corporation (TSX:DH:$1,260.20)
Davis + Henderson Corporation's three Canadian business units include a business process outsourcing unit, coupon and rebate processing unit, and a real estate software unit.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 3/4/2013 via BusinessWire

Gores Group, LLC, purchased GE Healthcare Strategic Sourcing from GE Healthcare

synopsis: The Gores Group, a leading Los Angeles-based investment firm, announced that it has completed the acquisition of GE Healthcare Strategic Sourcing from GE Healthcare. GE Healthcare Strategic Sourcing is a leading provider of electronic billing and electronic medical records outsourcing solutions to the healthcare industry.
buyer: Gores Group, LLC
The Gores Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
seller parent: General Electric Company
seller: GE Healthcare
Healthcare Strategic Sourcing is a leading provider of electronic billing and electronic medical records outsourcing solutions to the healthcare industry. GE Healthcare Strategic Sourcing provides services to some of the most recognized healthcare systems in the United States.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,532.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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Ticker: MBAP.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobile Assets Corp.
Mobile Assets Corp.
Mobile Assets Corporation is an emerging growth wireless company, creating scalable and global mobile technologies and applications through aggregation and development. The company has expertise in mobile content marketing and distribution.
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2006
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Ticker: ATVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
ActiveCore Technologies, Inc., operates a group of subsidiaries and divisions in the U.S., and Canada that offer a Smart Enterprise Suite of products and services. Our products encompass web portals, enterprise middleware, mobile data access, data management and system migration applications.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$7.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.81
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3993
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PKSHA Technology
PKSHA Technology
PKSHA Technology develops machine learning and deep learning area algorithm modules such as general-purpose dialog engine and area-specific image recognition engines. Their mission is to formulate future software, research and develop technology to enhance various software and hardware.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$15.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.17
EBIT ($mm)
$5.61
Net Income ($mm)
$5.63
Employees
80
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Ticker: ROIE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Return On Investment Corporation
Return On Investment Corporation (OTCBB: ROIE) is a software company. More than 85,000 businesses use ROI software to process payments on virtually any computer and to connect IBM midrange systems to the rest of the world. ROI Corporation subsidiaries include GO Software, Net 400 and Tectonic Solut
year
2003
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0
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Ticker: MLGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
mLight Tech, Inc.
mLight Tech, Inc., a development stage company, intends to provide software solutions to simplify the management of networked personal computers.
year
2013
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Ticker: LTRX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lantronix
Lantronix
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), offering Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services and intelligent hardware.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$68.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.18
EBIT ($mm)
($2.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
242
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth is a cloud enterprise software developer. Life on Earth's mission is to rapidly grow their cloud based software and technology solutions to enable secure, smart, compliant and maintainable enterprise business solutions. The company focuses on fast emerging technologies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: AIM:GBO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Globo Plc
The Globo Group has established itself as one of the market leaders in the Greek ICT market. It provides e-business and telecom software products and related services to the private and governmental sectors in Greece as well as developing and operating broadband wired and wireless networks.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$97.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.39
EBIT ($mm)
$35.60
Net Income ($mm)
$34.53
Employees
165
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$217.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
552
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Ticker: ACTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$118.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.53)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.62
Employees
682
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,433.94
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,236.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$14,780.48
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,531.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,374.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,892.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,845.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,788.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,850.95
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$322.80
Employees
1364
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Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
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0
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
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0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$421.45
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint
UK-based Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group, providing private equity and private debt lending solutions to the middle market. Bridgepoint focuses on acquiring or investing in businesses with strong market positions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$353.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$136.39
EBIT ($mm)
$128.50
Net Income ($mm)
$75.95
Employees
340
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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