Like Lightspeed EPS, Inc.

closed 1/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

The TEAM Companies Inc., acquired Lightspeed EPS, Inc.

synopsis: The TEAM Companies, Inc., a payroll, business affairs and technology provider to the advertising and entertainment community, has completed its acquisition of Lightspeed EPS, Inc. Lightspeed EPS, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based entertainment production management software for the feature film and television industries.
buyer: The TEAM Companies Inc.
The Team Companies Inc., is a leading payroll, business affairs and technology provider to the advertising and entertainment community. TEAM provides a comprehensive suite of solutions for the production payroll, production management and business affairs space. "
target: Lightspeed EPS, Inc.
LightSPEED eps is a web-based entertainment production management system designed specifically for the film and television industry. By centralizing production management, updated information is instantly accessible from any authorized computer, cell phone or wireless device.
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closed 6/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Shotgun Software

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Shotgun Software, a developer of scalable, cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management software for the film, television and games industries.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency.
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closed 2/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Vista Group International Limited, acquired Retriever Solutions

synopsis: New Zealand-based Vista Group International has acquired the U.S. entertainment software company Retriever Solutions. With the acquisition, Vista Cinema will acquire all Retriever’s software, IP and customers. Retriever Solutions is a provider of comprehensive and fully integrated theatre management, point-of-sale, web solutions and IT products.
buyer: Vista Group International Limited (NZSE:VGL:$58.64)
Based in New Zealand, Vista Group provides software and technology solutions across the global film industry. The Group includes Vista, Veezi, Movio, Maccs, Numero, Powster, and Flicks. All of its solutions provide an innovative range of complementary products across the film industry. "
target: Retriever Solutions
Retriever Solutions provides comprehensive and fully integrated theatre management, point-of-sale, web solutions and IT products for movie theatre exhibition, and other retail environments. Its products and services include touch screen ticketing and concessions, websites and mobile apps, and more.
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closed 3/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Entertainment Partners, acquired We Got POP Ltd.

synopsis: Entertainment Partners, the global end-to-end provider of production and workforce management solutions to the entertainment industry, has acquired We Got POP Ltd., the UK production industry's leading SaaS based workforce and production management platform. POP enables producers to manage all of their people and projects on one secure platform.
buyer: Entertainment Partners
Entertainment Partners (EP) is a leader in entertainment payroll, workforce management, residuals, tax incentives, finance, and other integrated production management solutions. EP enables its clients to produce the most cost-effective and efficient film, television, digital and commercial projects."
target: We Got POP Ltd.
We Got POP is the UK production industry's leading SaaS based workforce and production management platform. POP enables producers to manage all of their people and projects on one secure platform. POP helps to streamline productions and save time and money.
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closed 12/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Quantum Corporation, acquired CatDV

synopsis: Quantum Corp., a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection, has acquired CatDV, a UK software company that specializes in workflow management tools for the global film and broadcast industry. CatDV leverages AI technology to make it easier for businesses to catalog and analyze digital assets such as video, images, and more.
buyer: Quantum Corporation (QTM:$365.37)
Quantum is a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection, providing solutions for capturing, sharing and preserving digital assets over the entire data lifecycle. More than 100,000 customers have trusted Quantum to address their most demanding data workflow challenges. "
target: CatDV
CatDV is a UK software company that specializes in workflow management tools for the global film and broadcast industry. CatDV leverages AI technology to make it easier for businesses of any size to catalog and analyze digital assets such as video, images, audio files, PDFs, and more.
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announced 8/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Voices.com, will acquire Voicebank.net

synopsis: Voices.com, an online marketplace for audio and voice over products and services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Voicebank.net, an online platform for casting and project management workflow utilized by top global advertising agencies, casting directors and creative, television and film production studios.
buyer: Voices.com
Voices.com is the largest online marketplace for audio and voice over products and services comprised of nearly half a million business clients and voice actors. Its flagship website, www.voices.com, records approximately 2 million visitors annually and has enabled over 250,000 transactions to date."
target: Voicebank.net
Voicebank.net is a leading online platform for casting and project management workflow utilized by more than 1,600 of the top global advertising agencies, casting directors and creative, television and film production studios.
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closed 9/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Patron Technology

synopsis: Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, has acquired Patron Technology, a premier event technology platform. Patron offers a full-suite of event technology solutions for live, virtual, and hybrid events designed to transform the attendee experience.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. With over $4 billion of capital under management, Vector actively partners with management teams to devise and execute new financial and business strategies. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Patron Technology
Patron Technology helps live event organizers create better experiences for their attendees and deeper relationships with their sponsors through a complete, data-driven event technology solution. Event organizers use Patron Technology for ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, CRM, and more.
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closed 7/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired PatronManager, LLC

synopsis: Patron Technology (PatronManager) announced a strategic majority investment by Providence Strategic Growth. Patron aims to revolutionize the arts and entertainment industry through its cloud-based CRM solution, PatronManager, which seamlessly integrates box office ticketing, marketing and fundraising.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier, global asset management firm with $50 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Since the firm's inception in 1989, Providence has invested in more than 160 companies. "
target: PatronManager, LLC
Patron aims to revolutionize the arts and entertainment industry through its cloud-based CRM solution, PatronManager, which seamlessly integrates box office ticketing, marketing and fundraising.
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announced 1/31/2013 via PR Newswire

SAP AG, will acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: SAP AG announced plans to acquire Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG, a provider of ticketing solutions and niche customer relationship management software for sports and entertainment promoters. The move paves the way for SAP to offer enhanced solutions to help promoters, venues and teams market events over the Internet and better support arena management.
buyer: SAP AG (SAP:$30,556.49)
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently. "
target: Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG
Ticket-Web GmbH & Co. KG provides solutions for ticketing. The solution allows venues and event promoters of any size to ticket and market a full range of events on the Web. Ticket-Web is established in Europe with its main product, ENTREE-tickets, an online ticketing service.
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announced 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, will acquire Media Services Group, Inc.

synopsis: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, a company that provides technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software, will be acquiring Media Services, an entertainment payroll, production accounting and software enterprise.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, LLC provides technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software and services to the entertainment industry. "
target: Media Services Group, Inc. (MSGI:$0.28)
Media Services is an entertainment payroll, production accounting and software enterprise. Its software offerings, including digital payroll tools, accounting solutions, and its flagship Showbiz suite of products help today’s content creators streamline a broad range of production processes.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, acquired Digital Purchase Order

synopsis: Cast & Crew has acquired Germany-based LeBog Software, creator of the Digital Purchase Order (DPO) software. DPO, an expense management system, is designed specifically for the entertainment industry to simplify and modernize the traditional purchase order workflow.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew services the entertainment industry by providing technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software. These solutions include payroll processing, residuals processing, workers' compensation services, labor relations, and more. "
target: Digital Purchase Order
Based in Germany, Digital Purchase Order (DPO) is an expense management system designed specifically for the entertainment industry to simplify and modernize the traditional purchase order workflow. DPO's fully integrated solution removes the need for paper, multiple emails, and manual circulation.
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announced 10/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Talent Partners, will acquire PES Payroll

synopsis: Talent Partners, a provider of talent and production support services for more than 750 agency and advertiser clients representing 1,500 brands, has agreed to acquire PES Payroll, a Burbank-based firm with 20 years' experience providing crew payroll and production support services to the commercial, television, film and live event industries.
buyer: Talent Partners
Talent Partners is a provider of more than 125 essential services, including talent negotiations and business affairs, traffic and clearance, rights and royalty management, signatory services, and more. The firm's 750+ client roster includes 1,500 brands and 95 of the top 100 global advertisers. "
target: PES Payroll
PES Payroll is an industry leader in innovative, solution-oriented customer service. With a core focus on unscripted television, commercial crews and live events, PES Payroll delivers expediency, scalability, efficiency, and paperless solutions across the entertainment industry.
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closed 1/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired Paciolan

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC announced the company today completed its previously announced acquisition of Paciolan, a ticketing software provider based in Irvine, CA.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Paciolan
Paciolan is a leading ticketing services and software provider that offers ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions for clients across North America. Paciolan provides a wholly integrated infrastructure that puts venues in direct control of their customer relationships.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired Celtx Inc.

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired Celtx, a leading provider of screenwriting tools in Canada. Celtx provides an all-in-one software solution for writing, planning, and managing media production. Their collaborative solution enables film, video, and video game producers to stay engaged and organized.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: Celtx Inc.
Celtx is a leading provider of screenwriting tools in Canada. Celtx provides an all-in-one software solution for writing, planning, and managing media production. Their collaborative solution enables film, video, and video game producers to stay engaged and organized.
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closed 4/22/2022 via PR Newswire

Banyan Software, acquired Camis, Inc.

synopsis: Banyan Software, Inc., a company focused on acquiring, building, and growing great enterprise software businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Camis Inc., a company that provides reservation and facilities management solutions for government-operated parks and campgrounds across Canada and the US.
buyer: Banyan Software
Banyan Software acquires, builds, and grows great enterprise software businesses. With a permanent capital base, Banyan focuses on a buy and hold for life strategy for growing software companies that serve specialized markets. "
target: Camis, Inc.
Camis is a company that provides reservation and facilities management solutions for government-operated parks and campgrounds across Canada and the US. Headquartered in Ontario, Camis streamlines the entire visitor journey with efficient and intuitive websites, engagement tools and booking engines.
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closed 2/23/2022 via Company Press Release

Beatport, acquired AMPsuite

synopsis: Beatport, an online music store focused on electronic music, has acquired AMPsuite, an integrated music royalty accounting, label management, and promotional system for record labels. AMPsuite provides a web-based system that simplifies royalty accounting and allows users to create customizable email promos and manage their business from anywhere.
buyer parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
buyer: Beatport
Founded in 2004 as the principal source of music for DJs, Beatport today is the worldwide home of electronic music for DJs, producers, and their fans. The Beatport Store offers music in premium digital formats and provides unique music discovery tools created for and by DJs. "
target: AMPsuite
AMPsuite is a fully integrated music royalty accounting, label management, and promotional system for record labels. AMPsuite provides a web-based, all-in-one system that simplifies royalty accounting and allows users to create customizable email promos and manage their business from anywhere.
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closed 10/6/2021 via PR Web

Playtomic, acquired Kourts

synopsis: Playtomic, SL, Europe’s largest sports booking app, has acquired Kourts, Inc., a leading booking and club management software solution for tennis clubs. Kourts enables tennis facilities to operate, market, and grow their businesses. They also provide consumers with a mobile marketplace for finding and booking tennis courts and classes.
buyer: Playtomic
Playtomic is Europe’s largest sports booking app. Playtomic allows users to securely find and book tennis and padel courts, and football pitches. They offer over 9,000 courts and pitches from more than 1,000 sports clubs around Europe. "
target: Kourts
Kourts is a leading booking and club management software solution for tennis clubs. Kourts enables public and private tennis facilities to operate, market, and grow their businesses. They also provide consumers with a mobile marketplace for finding and booking tennis courts and classes.
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closed 10/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Branded Entertainment Network, acquired TubeBuddy

synopsis: BEN, the entertainment AI company, has acquired TubeBuddy, the largest platform to help YouTube creators optimize their audience and channel growth. With the acquisition of TubeBuddy, BEN will extend its resources directly to the creator community, helping them to grow and monetize their content initiatives.
buyer: Branded Entertainment Network
BEN Group is an entertainment AI company that places brands into influencer, streaming, TV, music, and film content. BEN Group consists of the world’s largest influencer marketing business, the world’s largest product placement agency, and Greenlight, a global rights and licensing business. "
target: TubeBuddy
TubeBuddy has become the largest platform for YouTube channel management, optimization, and audience growth, helping millions of creators with a wide range of tools, including keyword research, thumbnail generation, A/B testing, bulk processing, and advanced analytics.
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closed 1/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Daxko, acquired PlayerSpace

synopsis: Daxko, a provider of software solutions to member-based health and wellness organizations, has acquired PlayerSpace, a leader in sports program management technology. PlayerSpace simplifies team creation, game management, and league communication for sports directors.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: Daxko
Daxko delivers technology solutions, payment processing, experienced services, and deep insights to various member-based health and wellness centers—enterprise health clubs, tennis centers, boutique fitness studios, affiliate gyms, campus recreation facilities, integrated wellness centers, and more."
target: PlayerSpace
PlayerSpace is a leader in sports program management technology. PlayerSpace simplifies team creation, game management, and league communication for sports directors. Their platform provides solutions for online registration, roster management, document management, scheduling, and more.
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closed 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Spordle Inc., acquired TSI Sports

synopsis: Spordle Inc., a Canadian provider of advanced technological solutions to sport organizations and events, has acquired TSI Sports (2017) Inc., a Canadian provider of cloud-based management solutions for the soccer industry. TSI Sports offer solutions for scheduling, tournaments, registration, facility management, team management, and more.
buyer: Spordle Inc.
Spordle is a Canadian provider of advanced technological solutions to sport organizations and events. Spordle offers cloud-based solutions that fulfill all the needs of organizations, including website design and operation, events and administrative management, ticketing and related activities. "
target: TSI Sports
TSI Sports is a Canadian provider of cloud-based management solutions for the soccer industry. TSI Sports enables soccer teams to simplify the management of their activities. They offer solutions for scheduling, tournaments, registration, facility management, team management, and more.
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closed 1/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

The TEAM Companies Inc., acquired Lightspeed EPS, Inc.

synopsis: The TEAM Companies, Inc., a payroll, business affairs and technology provider to the advertising and entertainment community, has completed its acquisition of Lightspeed EPS, Inc. Lightspeed EPS, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based entertainment production management software for the feature film and television industries.
buyer: The TEAM Companies Inc.
The Team Companies Inc., is a leading payroll, business affairs and technology provider to the advertising and entertainment community. TEAM provides a comprehensive suite of solutions for the production payroll, production management and business affairs space. "
target: Lightspeed EPS, Inc.
LightSPEED eps is a web-based entertainment production management system designed specifically for the film and television industry. By centralizing production management, updated information is instantly accessible from any authorized computer, cell phone or wireless device.
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closed 1/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

The TEAM Companies Inc., acquired Lightspeed EPS, Inc.

synopsis: The TEAM Companies, Inc., a payroll, business affairs and technology provider to the advertising and entertainment community, has completed its acquisition of Lightspeed EPS, Inc. Lightspeed EPS, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based entertainment production management software for the feature film and television industries.
buyer: The TEAM Companies Inc.
The Team Companies Inc., is a leading payroll, business affairs and technology provider to the advertising and entertainment community. TEAM provides a comprehensive suite of solutions for the production payroll, production management and business affairs space. "
target: Lightspeed EPS, Inc.
LightSPEED eps is a web-based entertainment production management system designed specifically for the film and television industry. By centralizing production management, updated information is instantly accessible from any authorized computer, cell phone or wireless device.
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announced 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

EQT, will acquire Cast & Crew Entertainment Services

synopsis: The EQT VIII fund announced that it has agreed to acquire Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, a leading technology provider of software and services to the entertainment production industry, from global technology investing leader Silver Lake.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: SilverLake
target: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew provides payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software and services to the entertainment industry. Cast & Crew’s services include payroll processing, residuals processing, workers’ compensation services, labor relations, and more.
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closed 6/29/2015 via

SilverLake, acquired Cast & Crew Entertainment Services

synopsis: Silver Lake, the leader in technology investing, will acquire Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, a provider of technology-enabled payroll and production accounting services to the entertainment industry, from ZM Capital. Cast & Crew offers technology-enabled payroll services to a large and growing base of clients across the entertainment industry.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with over $26 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital. The firm's portfolio of investments collectively generates more than $85 billion of revenue annually and employs more than 200,000 people globally. "
target parent: ZelnickMedia Corp.
target: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew Entertainment Services provides technology-enabled payroll services to the entertainment industry and to film and TV productions. Cast & Crew's services include payroll processing, residuals processing, workers' compensation services, labor relations and production incentives.
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closed 12/24/2012 via PR Web

ZM Capital, acquired Cast & Crew Entertainment Services

synopsis: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services announced that it has been acquired by an investor group led by ZM Capital, ZelnickMedia's private equity fund. Cast & Crew is one of the leading providers in the entertainment payroll industry for the motion picture, television, live entertainment and commercial markets.
buyer parent: ZelnickMedia Corp.
buyer: ZM Capital
ZM Capital is the private equity investment fund of ZelnickMedia. The fund invests in media companies in which the partnership’s capital resources, industry contacts and operational experience can meaningfully enhance growth and value. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew Entertainment Services is a leading provider of technology-enabled payroll and related business process outsourcing (BPO) services to the film, television, live entertainment and commercial production markets in North America.
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closed 9/24/2013 via PR Newswire

Talent Partners, acquired Canadian Connection

synopsis: Talent Partners, the leader in talent and production support services for more than 750 agency and advertiser clients representing 1,500 brands, has launched Talent Partners Canada. Through a merger with long-running, Toronto-based talent payment and signatory services company, Canadian Connection.
buyer: Talent Partners
Talent Partners, Inc. builds and refines a set of production support products and services. Its services range from negotiating talent contracts to managing broadcast traffic; and TraffixWorks, an advertisement distribution solution that provides hands-on traffic services to support businesses. "
target: Canadian Connection
Canadian Connection is a Toronto-based talent payment and signatory services company. They are signatory to all the major North American talent unions; SAG, AFTRA, UDA & AFofM. They specialize in working closely with U.S. agencies who come to Canada to shoot their commercials.
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closed 3/8/2007 via PR Newswire

MPS Group, Inc., acquired Paladin Companies

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, announced that it has acquired The Paladin Companies, Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: MPS Group, Inc. (MPS:$0.00)
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare. "
target: Paladin Companies
Paladin has provided marketing and advertising staffing solutions for nearly two decades and understands the subtleties of hiring. We are staffing experts. This expertise means that we act as staffing partners and career consultants to both our clients and our talent.
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announced 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, will acquire Media Services Group, Inc.

synopsis: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, a company that provides technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software, will be acquiring Media Services, an entertainment payroll, production accounting and software enterprise.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, LLC provides technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software and services to the entertainment industry. "
target: Media Services Group, Inc. (MSGI:$0.28)
Media Services is an entertainment payroll, production accounting and software enterprise. Its software offerings, including digital payroll tools, accounting solutions, and its flagship Showbiz suite of products help today’s content creators streamline a broad range of production processes.
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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, acquired Sargent-Disc

synopsis: Cast & Crew, a leading provider of software and services for the entertainment production industry, has acquired UK-based Sargent-Disc, the premier UK and international provider of film and television payroll, accounting, software and services.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, LLC provides technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software and services to the entertainment industry. "
target: Sargent-Disc
Sargent-Disc has been at the center of the British entertainment industries since 1986. Based in Beaconsfield, UK, they specialize in production payroll, residuals, accounting and software services.
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announced 5/21/2014 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, will acquire Talent Partners

synopsis: Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire a majority interest in Talent Partners, a New York-based talent payroll, production support services and rights management solutions provider to the advertising industry.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. "
target: Talent Partners
Talent Partners, Inc. builds and refines a set of production support products and services. Its services range from negotiating talent contracts to managing broadcast traffic; and TraffixWorks, an advertisement distribution solution that provides hands-on traffic services to support businesses.
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closed 3/9/2022 via PR Newswire

Kelly Outsourcing & Consulting Group, acquired RocketPower

synopsis: Kelly announced that it has acquired RocketPower, a leading provider of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and other outsourced talent solutions. RocketPower will continue to operate under its own brand with its current leadership team and staff as part of KellyOCG, the outsourcing and consulting business of Kelly.
buyer parent: Kelly Services, Inc.
buyer: Kelly Outsourcing & Consulting Group
KellyOCG is the outsourcing and consulting business of Kelly. KellyOCG connects companies with the talented people they need to fuel and grow their business through their leading workforce solutions including Managed Service Provider (MSP) and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO). "
target: RocketPower
Based in San Francisco, RocketPower provides talent solutions to rapidly scaling technology companies that are disrupting industries and literally changing the world.
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Woven, acquired Headlight Corp

synopsis: Woven, a software company helping engineering teams hit hiring goals, has acquired Headlight, a tech screening platform. Headlight offers scalable, candidate-friendly tech screening services for technology firms. Headlight also helps surface talent through its tech tournaments, where candidates compete for prizes and introductions to top employers.
buyer: Woven
Woven’s evidence-based developer hiring platform helps high-growth software teams hit hiring goals. With Woven, every candidate gets a fair chance to demonstrate their technical, problem-solving, and collaboration ability, allowing customers to back their decisions with evidence, reducing bias. "
target: Headlight Corp
Headlight is a performance hiring platform. Headlight offers scalable, candidate-friendly tech screening services to streamline hiring for technology firms. The company helps surface talent through its tech tournaments, where candidates compete for glory, prizes, and introductions to top employers.
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PullRequest, acquired Moonlight

synopsis: PullRequest, a code review as a service company based in Austin, TX, has acquired Moonlight, an online platform for remote developers to integrate into companies looking for expertise on software development projects.
buyer: PullRequest
PullRequest is a code review as a service company based in Austin, TX. By combining AI, professional reviewers, and tooling, they help development teams ship code faster, with improved quality and reduced development lifecycle costs over time. "
target: Moonlight
Moonlight is an online platform for remote developers to integrate into companies looking for expertise on software development projects. Companies join the membership to get access to vetted engineers and designers. Developers apply to find remote work opportunities and engage with the community.
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closed 9/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Trilantic Capital Management LLC, acquired James Grant Group Ltd.

synopsis: U.K.-based management firm the James Grant Group has been majority-acquired by private equity firm Trilantic Europe and rebranded as YM&U. James Grant Group provides services for entertainment, music, sports, social talent, and literary clients.
buyer: Trilantic Capital Management LLC
Trilantic Capital Management is a global private equity firm focused on control and significant minority investments in North America and Europe. They primarily target investments in the consumer, energy, industrials, TMT, healthcare, financial and business services sectors. "
target parent: Metric Capital Partners
target: James Grant Group Ltd.
James Grant Group provides management and professional services to a wide range of clients across broadcast media, music and sports sectors. It provides bespoke advice on a complete range of areas from career management and planning through to royalty payments and accounts preparation.
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closed 11/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

Metric Capital Partners, acquired James Grant Group Ltd.

synopsis: James Grant Group, the U.K.-based talent management and professional services firm, has been acquired by European investment firm Metric Capital Partners. James Grant Group provides services for entertainment, music, sports, social talent, and literary clients.
buyer: Metric Capital Partners
Metric Capital provides debt capital solutions to European Companies. They support their clients' ambitions to execute strategic transactions. They have the flexibility to provide capital solutions across their corporate clients' balance sheets, including senior ranking and subordinated debt. "
target parent: Gresham LLP
target: James Grant Group Ltd.
James Grant Group provides management and professional services to a wide range of clients across broadcast media, music and sports sectors. It provides bespoke advice on a complete range of areas from career management and planning through to royalty payments and accounts preparation.
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announced 12/9/2011 via BNC Analysis

International Creative Management, Inc., will acquire International Creative Management, Inc.

synopsis: International Creative Management's leaders announced a management buyout of the talent agency from private equity firm Rizvi Traverse Management. International Creative Management is one of the world’s largest talent and literary agencies, with offices in Los Angeles, New York and London.
buyer: International Creative Management, Inc.
International Creative Management is one of the world’s largest talent and literary agencies, with offices in Los Angeles, New York and London. "
target parent: Rizvi Traverse Management LLC
target: International Creative Management, Inc.
International Creative Management is one of the world’s largest talent and literary agencies, with offices in Los Angeles, New York and London.
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closed 2/2/2011 via BusinessWire

Allegis Group, Inc., acquired Aston Carter

synopsis: Allegis Group, the world’s 4th largest recruitment and staffing firm, announced the completion of its agreement to purchase Aston Carter. Aston Carter, headquartered in London, England, is a global IT recruitment business specialising in the banking and financial services sectors.
buyer: Allegis Group, Inc.
Founded in 1983, Allegis Group is the largest privately held staffing firm in the United States and the 4th largest globally, employing more than 9,000 internal employees, including 3,000 dedicated recruiters. "
target: Aston Carter
Founded in 1997, Aston Carter is a global IT recruitment business specialising in the banking and financial services sector. Headquartered in London, England, Aston Carter employs more than 300 staff servicing 16 countries.
price ($mm)
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$281
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0.0x
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closed 6/4/2010 via BusinessWire

Emtec, Inc., acquired Secure Data Inc.

synopsis: Emtec, Inc., a systems integrator, announced that it has acquired through its subsidiary, Emtec Federal, Inc., all of the outstanding stock of Secure Data, Inc. Secure Data is an IT consulting company.
buyer: Emtec, Inc. (ETEC:$204.89)
Emtec, Inc. is a systems integrator providing IT services and products to the federal, state, local, education and commercial markets. Emtec helps clients identify and prioritize areas for improvement and then implement technology and business application improvements. "
target: Secure Data Inc.
Secure Data (SDI) provides information technology and program management services to address critical issues affecting government, public, and private sectors. SDI delivers a wide range of services that includes business process reengineering and custom software development.
price ($mm)
$3.15
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closed 12/2/2008 via Market Wire

Lexakos, acquired The Wilson Group

synopsis: Legal business consulting firm Lexakos announced the acquisition of key assets from premier information technology staffing firm, The Wilson Group, and the launch of a new business unit called Lexakos Consulting and Staffing Services Group.
buyer: Lexakos
Lexakos Consulting is a business advisory that specializes in records management policy deployment, compliance program management and business conflict resolution for corporations, law firms and other organizations. "
target: The Wilson Group
The Wilson Group is a boutique firm specializing in providing information technology staffing solutions. Since 1991, our client list includes many Fortune 500 companies.
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closed 5/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Vedior North America, acquired CNC Global, Inc.

synopsis: Vedior North America today announced that it has acquired a 93% interest in CNC Global Ltd, Canada's leading provider of IT recruitment and resource management solutions. CNC Global works with organizations across Canada to meet their contract and full-time IT staffing needs.
buyer: Vedior North America
Vedior NA's international group of high quality specialist recruitment companies operate under different brand names, providing clients with temporary, contract and permanent staff skilled in a wide range of disciplines. "
target: CNC Global, Inc.
With more than 250 employees in 11 branches across Canada, CNC Global specializes in sourcing IT professionals for full-time and contract positions and offers customized solutions for contractor administration, payroll administration, vendor management, recruitment advertising and HR communications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$231
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closed 11/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Exponent Labs, LLC, acquired Pramp, Inc.

synopsis: Exponent, the tech interview prep platform, has acquired the assets of Pramp, a platform that offers free practice interviews for developers. Pramp is an AI-based, peer-to-peer interview platform, where engineers and programmers are intelligently matched to practice coding interviews.
buyer: Exponent Labs, LLC
Exponent is a learning platform that helps people prepare for jobs in tech by offering resources to help candidates find jobs, practice for their job interviews, and train with expert advice from top coaches in their industry. "
target parent: Lyft
target: Pramp, Inc.
Pramp is a platform for developers to practice technical coding interviews. Over 10,000 interviews per month are conducted on Pramp, and Pramp has helped over 300,000 developers practice technical interviews for free.
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closed 2/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

GoScale, acquired Indiez

synopsis: GoScale, a technology consulting & engineering company enabling software delivery automation, has acquired Indiez, an elite online community that takes the guesswork out of hiring tech teams. Indiez embraces a flexible remote working culture, and their specialists work on projects they love, in environments they choose.
buyer: GoScale
Goscale is a technology consulting & engineering company enabling software delivery automation. They are building exciting products focused on Mobility, DevOps. They serve top global firms across Retail/Cloud Telephony/Ad -Tech/Logistics/Ecommerce/Sports/Insurance tech/Ed Tech. "
target: Indiez
Indiez is an elite online community that takes the guesswork out of hiring tech teams. They embrace a flexible remote working culture, and their specialists work on projects they love, in environments they choose.
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