Like Cfu Come Limited

announced 11/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

C Cheng Holdings Limited, will acquire Cfu Come Limited

synopsis: C Cheng Holdings Limited, one of the leading comprehensive architectural service providers in Hong Kong and the PRC, has proposed to acquire Cfu Come Limited, which owns the “Cfu Come Application,” a platform for users to post request orders for repair services or interior renovation through their smartphones or tablets.
buyer: C Cheng Holdings Limited (SEHK:1486:$49.38)
C Cheng Holdings Limited is one of the leading comprehensive architectural service providers in Hong Kong and the PRC. "
target: Cfu Come Limited
Cfu Come Limited (“Cfu Come”) owns the “Cfu Come Application,” a platform for users to post request orders for repair services or interior renovation through their smartphones or tablets.
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$2.50*
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closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Modernize

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc., a leader in performance marketplace products and technologies, announced the acquisition of Modernize, a leader in home improvement performance marketing services.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$502.99)
QuinStreet, Inc. delivers online marketplace solutions to match searchers with brands in digital media. QuinStreet serves clients in large, information-intensive industry verticals where relevant, targeted media and offerings help visitors make informed choices and find products and services. "
target: Modernize
Modernize is one of the largest privately-owned lead generation companies in home improvement in the US. They are a leader in the home improvement industry, connecting homeowners with contractors within energy-efficient trades such as solar, windows, air conditioning, roofing, and siding.
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$68
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closed 6/10/2020 via Company Press Release

die Mobiliar, acquired Buildigo SA

synopsis: Die Mobiliar has acquired the start-up Buildigo in western Switzerland. Buildigo.ch is a Swiss web platform created to facilitate the search for local craftsmen of confidence and quality. The project was born from the desire to make the building market more transparent and fair.
buyer: die Mobiliar
die Mobiliar is the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. The company has over 80 agencies throughout Switzerland and offers their services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They offer home insurance, building insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and more. "
target: Buildigo SA
Buildigo.ch is a Swiss web platform created to facilitate the search for local craftsmen of confidence and quality. The project was born from the desire to make the building market more transparent and fair.
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closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

HomeServe plc, acquired Checkatrade

synopsis: HomeServe has acquired the remaining 60 percent of Checkatrade, an online platform that connects consumers with recommended, vetted and monitored tradespeople. Checkatrade is a completely free service that lets users search for tradespeople who work near them from anywhere in the UK.
buyer: HomeServe plc (LSE:HSV:$1,436.47)
HomeServe is one of the UK's leading home assistance providers. For more than 20 years they have made their customers' lives easier by delivering a range of services, including plumbing, drainage, electrics, heating and much more, through their own nationwide network of HomeServe approved engineers."
target: Checkatrade
Checkatrade is an online platform that connects consumers with recommended, vetted and monitored tradespeople. Checkatrade is a completely free service that lets users search for tradespeople who work near them from anywhere in the UK.
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$71*
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closed 4/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Groupe Batiweb, acquired Habitat-Trade

synopsis: Groupe Batiweb, a website publisher in the sectors of home improvement, construction and interior design, have acquired Habitat-Trade, a specialist in direct marketing for housing professionals who run the trade work quote sites Easy-Devis, Bien Choisir, Devis-avis, and 3Devis.
buyer: Groupe Batiweb
Groupe Batiweb is a website publisher in the sectors of home improvement, construction and interior design. They are based in France. "
target: Habitat-Trade
Founded in 2001 in Aix-en-Provence, Habitat-Trade is the specialist in direct marketing for housing professionals. They run the trade work quote sites Easy-Devis, Bien Choisir, Devis-avis, and 3Devis.
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closed 3/27/2017 via PR Newswire

HomeAdvisor, Inc., acquired MyBuilder

synopsis: HomeAdvisor, an IAC company and operator of the largest home services marketplaces across the globe, announced that it has acquired MyBuilder, a home services platform connecting homeowners and tradesmen in the United Kingdom. Its platform emphasizes accountability through feedback, allowing homeowners to view a tradesman's entire work history.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: HomeAdvisor, Inc.
Owned and operated by IAC, HomeAdvisor is the leading home services marketplace in North America, and, through its HomeAdvisor International operating arm, the leading European home services marketplace. "
target: MyBuilder
MyBuilder is an online marketplace that helps homeowners find high quality tradespeople, with a mission to change the building industry for good. MyBuilder's unique system makes finding quality tradesmen easier and helps quality builders to find better work.
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closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

SeverGroup, acquired Remontnik.ru

synopsis: SeverGroup, a private investment company based in Russia, has acquired Remontnik.ru, a company that owns and operates an online platform where customers can hire workers for repair and construction works. They are also based in Russia.
buyer: SeverGroup
Severgroup is a private investment company founded in 1993 and includes ZAO "Severgroup" and OOO "Capital". The Group makes long-term investments and manages the assets in behalf of Alexey Mordashov. "
target: Remontnik.ru
Remontnik.ru owns and operates an online platform where customers can hire workers for repair and construction works. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Moscow, Russia.
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closed 2/9/2017 via PR Newswire

HomeAdvisor, Inc., acquired HomeStars

synopsis: HomeAdvisor, an IAC company and the operator of the largest home services marketplaces across the globe, announced it has acquired HomeStars, the leading home services platform connecting homeowners with service providers throughout Canada.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: HomeAdvisor, Inc.
HomeAdvisor provides homeowners the tools and resources they need to complete their home improvement, maintenance and repair projects. With HomeAdvisor, homeowners can view average project costs, find local pre-screened home professionals and instantly book appointments online. "
target: HomeStars
HomeStars is the leading online community connecting homeowners and home improvement companies in Canada. It's a free service helping homeowners find reputable professionals through its database of two million companies and hundreds of thousands of reviews.
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closed 2/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

HomeServe plc, acquired Habitissimo, S.L.

synopsis: Residential repair and improvements business HomeServe has acquired a 70% interest in Habitissimo, an international online business that provides support for home improvements and repairs, connecting homeowners to trusted local tradespeople. Based in Mallorca, Spain, Habitissimo receives more than 3.6 million unique customer visits a month.
buyer: HomeServe plc (LSE:HSV:$1,436.47)
HomeServe is one of the UK's leading home assistance providers. For more than 20 years they have made their customers' lives easier by delivering a range of services, including plumbing, drainage, electrics, heating and much more, through their own nationwide network of HomeServe approved engineers."
target: Habitissimo, S.L.
Habitissimo connects homeowners with prescreened and customer-rated residential contractors, architects and interior designers. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Palma, Spain.
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announced 10/10/2016 via PR Newswire

HomeAdvisor, Inc., will acquire MyHammer AG

synopsis: HomeAdvisor, the operator of the leading home services marketplace in both North America and Europe and an operating business of IAC, announced that it has agreed to acquire a controlling interest in MyHammer AG, the leading home services marketplace in Germany. The stake will be acquired from Holtzbrinck Digital GmbH in a private transaction.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: HomeAdvisor, Inc.
HomeAdvisor provides homeowners the tools and resources they need to complete their home improvement, maintenance and repair projects. With HomeAdvisor, homeowners can view average project costs, find local pre-screened home professionals and instantly book appointments online. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: MyHammer AG (DB:MYRK:$9.89)
MyHammer is Germany's leading online destination for consumers to search for and find the right craftsman online. MyHammer has successfully connected over a million customers with qualified local service professionals for home improvement, renovations, gardening and moving services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.0x
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0.0x
closed 4/8/2013 via PR Web

HomeAdvisor, Inc., acquired Werkspot BV

synopsis: HomeAdvisor, announced the acquisition of Werkspot.nl, the Netherlands’ leading online platform connecting homeowners with qualified craftsmen. Werkspot.nl is the leading consumer brand in the Netherlands for home improvement, repair and maintenance needs.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: HomeAdvisor, Inc.
HomeAdvisor is a leading website offering comprehensive tools and resources for home improvement and repair projects. HomeAdvisor, the nation's #1 free resource for pre-screened home improvement professionals. "
target: Werkspot BV
Werkspot B.V. operates a web portal which provides online information services for home improvement services providers. The company is based in Tilburg, the Netherlands.
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closed 10/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Moving.com, acquired Relocation.com LLC

synopsis: Move, Inc. announced the acquisition of Relocation.com, an online marketplace that connects home buyers and renters with moving and storage professionals. Combining the acquisition with Move's existing Moving.com business, the company significantly strengthens its offering and creates the clear #1 player in moving services.
buyer parent: Move, Inc.
buyer: Moving.com
Moving.com has been the recognized online leader of providing easy-to-use and effective resources and tools to help with local, long distance, and international moving needs. Their network of moving companies, storage facilities, and truck rental providers is the most trusted in the industry. "
target: Relocation.com LLC
Relocation.com is as an online consumer resource that provides moving services in the US and internationally. It offers information, tools, and resources to help consumers compare, connect, and learn about products and services from various professional companies that provide related services.
price ($mm)
$9.50
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closed 1/25/2011 via PR Newswire

Reply! Inc., acquired FastRoofingBids.com

synopsis: Reply.com has announced the acquisition of FastRoofingBids.com and FastRoofingLeads.com. FastRoofingBids.com helps customers compare prices from trusted, local Roofing Contractors. FastRoofingLeads.com runs nationwide campaigns matching consumers looking for roofing estimates to qualified professionals, quickly and securely.
buyer: Reply! Inc.
Reply.com operates a proprietary auction marketplace that enables advertisers to acquire locally-targeted and category-specific customer prospects on a cost-per-Enhanced Click™ or cost-per-lead basis. "
target: FastRoofingBids.com
FastRoofingBids.com is a free service dedicated to helping customers compare prices from trusted, local Roofing Contractors. FastRoofingLeads.com runs nationwide campaigns matching consumers looking for roofing estimates to qualified professionals, quickly and securely.
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closed 6/7/2010 via Company Press Release

Reply! Inc., acquired Contractors.com

synopsis: Reply.com announced that it has acquired certain assets of Contractors.com to further enhance its home improvement-related offerings.
buyer: Reply! Inc.
Reply.com operates a proprietary auction marketplace that enables advertisers to acquire locally-targeted and category-specific customer prospects on a cost-per-Enhanced Click™ or cost-per-lead basis. "
target: Contractors.com
Contractors.com was founded in 1997 as one of the first Internet sites to help homeowners locate, free of charge, reputable contractors in their communities. Contractors.com makes it easy and quick for householders to find and to get in contact with the nation's top contractors.
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announced 3/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Aqualine Ltd., will acquire EPARK Rescue Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Aqualine, a Japanese provider of emergency plumbing services, will acquire EPARK Rescue from EPARK, an online reservation service in Japan. EPARK Rescue is a comparison site for home services in Japan. EPARK Rescue allows people to search and compare home renovation, glass repair, pest control, appliance repair, and locksmith services.
buyer: Aqualine Ltd. (TSE:6173:$55.38)
Aqualine is a Japanese provider of emergency plumbing services. Aqualine provides emergency repair services for kitchens, bathrooms, toilets, and other water supply products. The company also produces and sells high quality mineral water under their aqua-aqua brand. "
target parent: eBase Solutions, Inc.
target: EPARK Rescue Co., Ltd.
EPARK Rescue is a comparison site for home services in Japan. EPARK Rescue allows people to search and compare various services providers. The site provides detailed descriptions, prices, and phone numbers for home renovation, glass repair, pest control, appliance repair, and locksmith services.
price ($mm)
$5.64*
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announced 5/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Angie's List will be merged with HomeAdvisor, Inc.,

synopsis: IAC and Angie's List, Inc. announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine IAC's HomeAdvisor and Angie's List into a new publicly-traded company, to be called ANGI Homeservices Inc. Nearly six million members nationwide use Angie's List, a leading provider of reviews, offers and information, to help them improve their homes.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: HomeAdvisor, Inc.
HomeAdvisor is the operator of the largest home services marketplace across the globe, providing homeowners the tools and resources for home repair, maintenance and improvement projects. "
target: Angie's List (ANGI:$312.61)
Finding a pro for a job well done is made easy online by visiting Angieslist.com. Nearly six million members nationwide use Angie's List, a leading provider of reviews, offers and information in over 700 service categories, to help them improve their homes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$558 [$574]
rev ($mm)
$313
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
51.6x
closed 4/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

Livspace, acquired DezignUp eServices Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Personalised home furnishings provider Livspace has acquired the design community and marketplace for consumers and design professionals DezignUp. DezignUp is an online platform with a mission to help people build the dream home that they have always coveted.
buyer: Livspace
LivSpace is a newly set up Bangalore based e-commerce start up in the home design and décor space. It is an online store that will aim to provide inspiring home interior design products. LivSpace was founded in Bangalore in July 2012. "
target: DezignUp eServices Pvt. Ltd.
DezignUp is an online platform with a mission to help people build the dream home that they have always coveted. It is a community where homeowners discover inspiration, architects, interior designers and contractors to translate their dream home to reality.
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closed 8/2/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Angie's List, acquired BrightNest

synopsis: Angie's List, a trusted resource for consumers looking to find the best local service providers, announced the acquisition of online start-up BrightNest, a free online resource that provides people the tools, tips and motivation they need to keep their homes in great shape.
buyer: Angie's List (ANGI:$312.61)
Angie’s List, Inc. is a trusted resource for consumers looking to find the best local service providers in more than 720 categories, like home repair, health care and auto service. More than 2 million members turn to Angie’s List to research, hire, rate and review local service providers. "
target: BrightNest
BrighNest is a free online resource that provides people the tools, tips and motivation they need to keep their homes in great shape. It offers online customized maintenance reminders, weekly tips, and step-by-step instructions.
price ($mm)
$2.15
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closed 7/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Tree.com, Inc., acquired Done Right!

synopsis: Tree.com, Inc. has announced the acquisition of certain assets of Pasadena, CA-based Done Right!(R), an online directory service providing trusted lead generation and marketing services for home improvement professionals across the country.
buyer: Tree.com, Inc. (TREE:$198.18)
Tree.com is focused on empowering consumers to make smart, well-informed decisions based on expert guidance and personalized support across a wide variety of service offerings including financial services, real estate, education, home services, insurance, and automotive services. "
target: Done Right!
Launched in 2004, Done Right! currently maintains online home improvement professional service directories across the nation. The Little Orange Book™ was first introduced in San Diego in 2005, then Denver, Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth and Chicago were also added in 2007.
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announced 4/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

PropNex Realty, will acquire Ovvy

synopsis: PropNex, Singapore's largest homegrown real estate agency, will acquire a 70% stake in Ovvy, an app-based online marketplace for household services in Singapore. Ovvy allows users to post a job, get offers, filter through interested merchants and pick the merchant they feel is most suited for their needs.
buyer: PropNex Realty (SGX:OYY:$384.94)
PropNex is Singapore's largest homegrown real estate agency. PropNex seeks to deliver seamless and best-in-class services to help their customers realise their homeownership dream and guide their real estate investment journey. They offer the latest information on a wide array of homes in Singapore."
target: Ovvy
Ovvy is an app-based online marketplace for household services in Singapore. Ovvy allows users to post a job, get offers, filter through interested merchants and pick the merchant they feel is most suited for their needs. Their platform offers cleaners, electricians, movers, handyman and more.
price ($mm)
$0.74*
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announced 11/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

C Cheng Holdings Limited, will acquire Cfu Come Limited

synopsis: C Cheng Holdings Limited, one of the leading comprehensive architectural service providers in Hong Kong and the PRC, has proposed to acquire Cfu Come Limited, which owns the “Cfu Come Application,” a platform for users to post request orders for repair services or interior renovation through their smartphones or tablets.
buyer: C Cheng Holdings Limited (SEHK:1486:$49.38)
C Cheng Holdings Limited is one of the leading comprehensive architectural service providers in Hong Kong and the PRC. "
target: Cfu Come Limited
Cfu Come Limited (“Cfu Come”) owns the “Cfu Come Application,” a platform for users to post request orders for repair services or interior renovation through their smartphones or tablets.
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$2.50*
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announced 11/1/2015 via BNC Analysis

C Cheng Holdings Limited, will acquire Cfu Come Limited

synopsis: C Cheng Holdings Limited, one of the leading comprehensive architectural service providers in Hong Kong and the PRC, has proposed to acquire Cfu Come Limited, which owns the “Cfu Come Application,” a platform for users to post request orders for repair services or interior renovation through their smartphones or tablets.
buyer: C Cheng Holdings Limited (SEHK:1486:$49.38)
C Cheng Holdings Limited is one of the leading comprehensive architectural service providers in Hong Kong and the PRC. "
target: Cfu Come Limited
Cfu Come Limited (“Cfu Come”) owns the “Cfu Come Application,” a platform for users to post request orders for repair services or interior renovation through their smartphones or tablets.
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closed 2/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Interbrand, acquired HMKM

synopsis: Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy, announced that it has acquired one of the UK’s leading international retail design consultancies, HMKM. HMKM specializes in creating high-end, multidimensional retail environments for clients such as Selfridges, Galeries Lafayette, Nike, Breuninger and Bloomingdale’s.
buyer: Interbrand
Interbrand is the world’s leading brand consultancy. With nearly 40 offices in 27 countries, Interbrand’s combination of rigorous strategy, analytics, and world-class design enables it to assist clients in creating and managing brand value effectively, across all touchpoints, in all market dynamics."
target: HMKM
HMKM is an award winning and internationally acclaimed multi-disciplined design consultancy based in London’s Soho. HMKM is globally recognized for creating unique and highly compelling retail brand experiences.
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closed 7/19/2017 via PR Web

Impact XM, acquired Atlantic

synopsis: Impact XM, a global experiential marketing agency with a forty-year heritage of crafting strategic audience engagements that power brand experiences, announced the acquisition of Atlantic. Atlantic is a full-service firm specializing in trade show exhibit, event and corporate interior design and build, as well as program management.
buyer: Impact XM
Impact XM is a global experiential marketing agency that crafts strategic audience engagements by powering brand experiences. The agency has a forty-year heritage of insightful strategy across business and consumer trade shows, user conferences, event activations and digital engagements. "
target: Atlantic
Atlantic is a full service firm specializing in trade show exhibit, museum and corporate interior design and build, trade show graphic production, custom exhibit manufacturing, trade show program management and trade show exhibit installation and dismantle field services.
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closed 11/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Group Delphi, acquired Image Exhibits

synopsis: Group Delphi, which makes exhibits for trade shows and other events, acquired Image Exhibits in Fort Wayne. Image Exhibits, Inc. designs and develops show exhibit products for trade shows, museums, corporate lobby exhibitions, and point of purchase displays.
buyer: Group Delphi
Group Delphi supplies strategic and creative solutions for companies’ face-to-face marketing needs. The company has a robust product, service and solutions offering for organizations in the tradeshow, events, museum and retail marketplace. "
target: Image Exhibits
Image Exhibits, Inc. designs and develops show exhibit products for trade shows, museums, corporate lobby exhibitions, and point of purchase displays. The company offers portable and modular banner stands; extruded aluminum structures; kiosks; and wall, show room, and table top displays.
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closed 9/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Alphaform Group, acquired Davis Experiential Group

synopsis: The Alphaform Group (“TAG”) has acquired Davis Experiential Group. Davis Experiential specializes in custom event design and 3D event productions. The Company creates award winning event displays and a variety of marketing solutions including trade show displays, point of purchase displays, and interior and exterior productions.
buyer parent: Succession Capital Corporation
buyer: The Alphaform Group
The Alphaform Group, an exhibit, events, and environments company, engages in designing and fabricating 3-dimensional experiential marketing solutions for businesses in Canada and internationally. "
target: Davis Experiential Group
Davis Experiential specializes in custom event design and 3D event productions. The Company creates award winning event displays and a variety of marketing solutions including trade show displays, point of purchase displays, and interior and exterior productions.
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closed 1/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Hill+Knowlton Strategies, acquired Acertys

synopsis: The public engagement practice has become a pillar in Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada’s (H+K) broad suite of strategic services, and the firm announced its acquisition of Acertys—a leading Montreal-based public engagement company. This positions H+K as the foremost public consultation and engagement team in French and English Canada.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. is a leading international communications consultancy, providing services to local, multinational and global clients. The firm is headquartered in New York, with 87 offices in 49 countries, as well as an extensive associate network. "
target: Acertys
Acertys is a leading consulting firm specializing in stakeholder engagement and public participation in the context of large-scale urban development, land-use planning, real estate, transportation, energy and natural resource projects.
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closed 3/27/2007 via

GenNx360 Capital Partners, Knox Lawrence International, Oak Hill Capital Partners, acquired Vertex Data Science Limited

synopsis: A consortium of three U.S.-based private equity firms, Oak Hill Capital Partners, GenNx360 Capital Partners and Knox Lawrence International, have reached a definitive agreement to acquire Vertex Data Science Limited, a business process outsourcing subsidiary, from United Utilities PLC, based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Oak Hill Capital Partners
buyer: Knox Lawrence International
buyer: GenNx360 Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $4.6 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert M. Bass is the lead investor. "
target parent: United Utilities PLC
target: Vertex Data Science Limited
Vertex is a leading UK provider of outsourced business services and technology solutions with expertise in customer management. We develop and implement a range of service solutions including transformational outsourcing.
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$424
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closed 4/29/2005 via PR Newswire

Kline Company, acquired Cellestian LLC

synopsis: Kline & Company, Inc. announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the consulting business of Cellestian LLC, a Philadelphia-based management consulting and technology firm.
buyer: Kline Company
Kline & Company is a management consulting and market research firm serving clients worldwide in the chemicals and materials, consumer products, life sciences, and energy sectors. "
target: Cellestian LLC
Cellestian LLC is a consulting and technology firm founded by Jonathan Goldhill. We combine consulting with collaborative technologies because of the impact real-time collaboration tools have on the effectiveness and efficiency of our work compared with conventional ways of working.
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closed 4/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Gartner, Inc., acquired META Group, Inc.

synopsis: Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of META Group, Inc., a premier information technology research and consulting firm.
buyer: Gartner, Inc. (IT:$4,051.88)
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. Gartner is the indispensable partner to 60,000 clients in 10,000 distinct organizations. "
target: META Group, Inc.
META Group is a leading provider of information technology research, advisory services, and strategic consulting. Delivering objective and actionable guidance, META Group's experienced analysts and consultants are trusted advisors to IT and business executives around the world. Our unique collabora
price ($mm)
$162
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$139
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
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1.2x
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23.8x
closed 8/10/2005 via BusinessWire

Avid Technology, Inc., acquired Pinnacle Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Avid Technology, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Pinnacle Systems, Inc. Avid will issue approximately 6.2 million shares of stock and pay approximately $71.3 million in cash to Pinnacle shareholders and option holders.
buyer: Avid Technology, Inc. (AVID:$514.86)
Avid Technology, Inc. is the world leader in digital nonlinear media creation, management, and distribution solutions, enabling film, video, audio, animation, games, and broadcast professionals to work more efficiently, productively, and creatively. "
target: Pinnacle Systems, Inc.
Pinnacle Systems provides cutting-edge digital video creation, storage, streaming and viewing solutions for broadcasters, video professionals and consumers. Pinnacle Systems solutions help enable the creation, management and distribution of video via cable, satellite, video-on-demand (VOD), digital
price ($mm)
$208
rev ($mm)
$325
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
18.1x
closed 10/25/2006 via BNC Analysis

Quadrangle Group LLC, Thomas H. Lee Co., acquired West Corporation

synopsis: West Corp. revealed the completion of its previously announced recapitalization in a transaction sponsored by an investor group led by Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. and Quadrangle Group LLC. The transaction values West Corp. at nearly $4.1 billion, including debt. West shareholders will receive $48.75 a share in cash for their holdings.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Co.
buyer: Quadrangle Group LLC
Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. is one of the largest and oldest private equity investment firms in the United States and has raised and managed almost $20 billion of capital, making investments in over 100 businesses since its founding in 1974. "
target: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of outsourced communication solutions to many of the world's largest companies, organizations and government agencies. West helps its clients communicate effectively, maximize the value of their customer relationships and drive greater profitability.
price ($mm)
$3,714
rev ($mm)
$1,524
EBITDA ($mm)
$374
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.9x
closed 4/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Unlimited Group, acquired DirectionGroup

synopsis: Unlimited Group, a London-based marketing group that helps their clients to win and retain customers, has acquired DirectionGroup, a UK-based B2B marketing agency that specialises in IT and tech. DirectionGroup combines the art and science of marketing to give their clients beautiful results.
buyer parent: Dbay Advisors
buyer: Unlimited Group (LSE:CRE:$136.18)
Unlimited Group is a London-based marketing group. Unlimited Group has produced award-winning campaigns for some of the world’s biggest brands. The group deploys science to better understand and track human behaviour, and to inspire and enable truly effective creativity for brands. "
target: DirectionGroup
DirectionGroup is a UK-based B2B marketing agency that specialises in IT and tech. DirectionGroup combines the art and science of marketing to give their clients beautiful results. The group brings extensive expertise in brand creative, content, conversion and consulting for leading businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rooster Punk Ltd, acquired Rooster Punk Ltd

synopsis: Rooster Punk, a London headquartered B2B advertising agency, has been been acquired by its management team in a management buyout transaction. Rooster Punk was established in 2012 and is specialised in providing creative content for technology and financial services brands to better interact with clients and customers.
buyer: Rooster Punk Ltd
Rooster Punk is an award-winning B2B marketing agency with a focus on tech and financial services. Based in London, Rooster Punk is a group of storytellers, creatives, strategists and technologists helping technology and financial services brands to become a positive force in people’s lives. "
target: Rooster Punk Ltd
Rooster Punk is an award-winning B2B marketing agency with a focus on tech and financial services. Based in London, Rooster Punk is a group of storytellers, creatives, strategists and technologists helping technology and financial services brands to become a positive force in people’s lives.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Carousel Industries, will acquire Atrion, Inc.

synopsis: Carousel Industries, a leader in communication and network technologies, professional and managed services and cloud solutions, announced its intent to acquire Atrion, Inc., a leading IT services firm specializing in security, productivity and collaboration, unified communications, networking, applications and integrations and data center solutions
buyer: Carousel Industries
Carousel Industries is a recognized leader in helping organizations evolve the way they communicate and orchestrate the flow of information throughout their networks. Carousel enables its clients to connect and collaborate the way modern information technology users demand. "
target: Atrion, Inc.
Atrion, a leading IT services firm, is committed to helping its clients make sound technology decisions that lead to favorable business outcomes. Atrion offers a robust set of services and solutions with a focus on innovative IT leadership, consultative, professional and managed services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Next 15, acquired Twogether

synopsis: Next 15, the digital communications group, announced the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Twogether Creative Limited, a B2B creative and digital marketing agency with a focus on technology clients. Twogether clients include multinational technology groups such as Brocade, Intuit, Symantec, Veritas, Lenovo and Zebra Technologies.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$444.63)
Next 15 is a communications business which employs over 1,250 people across 36 offices in 15 countries, incorporating 17 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target parent: RCapital Partners LLP
target: Twogether
Twogether is a creative B2B marketing agency, with a passion for technology. Working with some of the world’s leading technology brands, including Brocade, Intuit, Lenovo, Microsoft and Zebra Technologies; their aim is to create marketing communications that get attention and achieve results.
price ($mm)
$9.37
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Systems Maintenance Services Inc., acquired Careitec A/S

synopsis: Systems Maintenance Services Inc., a leading global provider of multivendor IT asset lifecycle services and support solutions, has acquired Denmark-based Careitec A/S. Careitec is a leading independent IT services organization supporting global client needs throughout Northern Europe.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Systems Maintenance Services Inc.
Founded in 1981, Systems Maintenance Services Inc. is a leading global provider of multivendor IT asset lifecycle services and support solutions. SMS supports more than 3,000 clients globally with direct locations across North America, Asia and Europe. "
target: Careitec A/S
Careitec A/S is a leading independent IT services organization supporting global client needs throughout Northern Europe. Careitec provides an effective combination of facility management including Hardware service, Remote Monitoring, Managing core IT infrastructure, End-user support, and tools.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/7/2014 via PE Hub

WestBridge Capital Partners LLC, acquired bChannels Limited

synopsis: The management team at Oxford, UK-based company bChannels has completed an equity-backed buyout of the business. The deal was backed by WestBridge Capital. bChannels is a specialist in the design and management of indirect routes to market for global technology companies.
buyer: WestBridge Capital Partners LLC
WestBridge Capital Partners is India's leading venture capital fund. WestBridge Capital focuses on partnering for the long-term with market leading Indian companies run by impressive entrepreneurs and management teams. They leverage both their capital and experience to help their companies succeed. "
target parent: RCapital Partners LLP
target: bChannels Limited
bChannels is a specialist in the design and management of indirect routes to market for global technology companies. The company delivers channel optimisation services for technology businesses around the world.
price ($mm)
$6.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

RCapital Partners LLP, will acquire bChannels Limited

synopsis: Adventis Group has agreed to the sale of bChannels. The sales are to the management team of the bChannels and partly by RCapital Partners LLP. bChannels is a specialist in the design and management of indirect routes to market for global technology companies.
buyer: RCapital Partners LLP
RCapital is a specialist private investment business providing growth and turnaround funding for UK and European businesses. "
target parent: Adventis Group PLC.
target: bChannels Limited
bChannels specializes in the design and implementation of channel marketing programs for clients in the technology sector.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1.66 [$2.90]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Market Creation Group, acquired Circa 65

synopsis: Market Creation Group (MCG), a multiple-award winning full-service, business-to-business (B2B) technology marketing firm headquartered in Denver, announced it has acquired Circa 65, LLC, a leading Denver-based, outsourced marketing management company.
buyer: Market Creation Group
Market Creation Group (MCG) is recognized as the fastest growing private company by the Denver Business Journal and the fastest growing B2B marketing firm in the nation. "
target: Circa 65
Circa 65 helps to drive sustained, profitable growth by providing strategic and tactical marketing planning and outsourced marketing management services – primarily for technology suppliers and their resellers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/25/2013 via PR Newswire

Mahindra Satyam merged with Tech Mahindra Limited,

synopsis: Tech Mahindra Limited, a specialist provider of information technology (IT) solutions and services to the telecommunications industry, and Mahindra Satyam, a leading global consulting and IT services provider, announced the formal amalgamation of Mahindra Satyam with Tech Mahindra.
buyer parent: Mahindra Group
buyer: Tech Mahindra Limited (NSEI:TECHM:$5,129.52)
Tech Mahindra is part of the US $15.4 billion Mahindra Group and is a leading global systems integrator and business transformation consulting organization, focused primarily on the telecommunications industry. "
target: Mahindra Satyam (SATYAM.BO:$1,071.56)
Mahindra Satyam is a global business consulting and information technology services company leveraging deep industry and functional expertise, leading technology practices and a global delivery model to help businesses transform their processes and improve performance.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,019 [$562]*
rev ($mm)
$1,150
EBITDA ($mm)
$179
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
7.4x
closed 9/17/2007 via BusinessWire

PC Mall, Inc., acquired SARCOM, Inc.

synopsis: PC Mall, Inc. has completed the acquisition of privately-held SARCOM, Inc., one of the nation’s largest independent IT solutions providers. The acquisition was effected by merging a subsidiary of PC Mall into SARCOM, with SARCOM becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of PC Mall following the closing of the transaction.
buyer: PC Mall, Inc. (MALL:$0.00)
PC Mall, Inc., together with its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a value added direct marketer of technology products, services and solutions to businesses, government and educational institutions and individual consumers. "
target: SARCOM, Inc.
SARCOM is a leader in technology services and solutions that help businesses effectively manage and leverage Information Technology. It delivers technology solutions through multi-vendor relationships, high service levels, national reach and commitment to total customer satisfaction.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$248
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA

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ARCADIS
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IBI Group Inc.
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LingNan Landscape Co., Ltd.
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Stantec
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AECOM
AECOM
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NV5 Global, Inc.
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Wong Fong Industries Limited
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The Kudelski Group
The Kudelski Group
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