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closed 1/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Nordic Capital, acquired Cint AB

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leader in Nordic private equity investments, has acquired Cint, a leading global player in the insights data collection technology market. Their philosophy is to offer researchers the opportunity to access verified respondents in an open, impartial environment.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leader in Nordic private equity investments, and now has an enviable reputation in investment and portfolio management. Since launching in 1989, Nordic Capital funds have delivered outstanding returns for our investors. "
target: Cint AB
Cint is a global platform and technology firm dedicated to creating self-service solutions for the online market research industry. Their philosophy is to offer researchers the opportunity to access verified respondents in an open, impartial environment.
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closed 8/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cint AB, acquired P2Sample

synopsis: Cint, the Swedish technology platform that accelerates insight gathering in marketing research, announces its acquisition of P2Sample, a company that operates the market research industry's most sophisticated sample and panel platform for clients seeking targeted respondents for consumer insights.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Cint AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Cint is the technology backbone of the world's most successful insight companies. Their platform accelerates the efficiency in gathering survey data, so companies can surface insights faster, in a cost-effective and scalable way to build better products and services. "
target: P2Sample
P2Sample operates the market research industry's most sophisticated sample and panel platform for clients seeking targeted respondents for consumer insights. Their automated platform programmatically integrates with hundreds of sample suppliers and allows efficient management of proprietary panels.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Web

ISA Corp, acquired icanmakeitbetter

synopsis: Interviewing Service of America (ISA) has acquired icanmakeitbetter, a leading communities platform and its parent company Sentient Services. icanmakeitbetter provides online customer insight communities that make it easy to research, innovate and get feedback from anyone, anywhere. Their platform drives conversations through customer engagement.
buyer: ISA Corp
Since 1982, ISA has been a leading provider of data collection, processing and multicultural services to and for the market research industry. Global clients rely on the ISA group of companies for online, mobile, telephone, in-person, IVR, and focus groups, all in a variety of languages. "
target: icanmakeitbetter
icanmakeitbetter is an all-in-one insight community and customer feedback solution provides surveys, live chat, focus groups, discussion forums, digital journals, ideation, and panel management – in a simple, single platform that works across any device for true on-demand, in-context insights.
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closed 1/19/2016 via PR Newswire

FocusVision Worldwide, Inc., acquired KinesisPanel

synopsis: FocusVision, the global leader in market research technologies, announced the acquisition of Kinesis Survey Technologies, now KinesisPanel. KinesisPanel is the premier online panel management platform through its device-responsive design, innovative automation tools, and advanced reporting capabilities.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision is the leading global provider of quantitative and qualitative technology solutions to the market research industry, providing an online survey platform, research facility video streaming, webcam focus groups, ethnography streaming, and mobile device usability studies. "
target: KinesisPanel
KinesisPanel provides the most comprehensive online panel management platform in the world. With state-of-the-art applications, KinesisPanel powers the projects that are the lifeblood of market research by providing automated processes, advanced reporting tools and integrated incentive management.
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closed 1/14/2015 via Company Press Release

FocusVision Worldwide, Inc., acquired Decipher, Inc.

synopsis: FocusVision announced that it has acquired quantitative market research technology and services firm, Decipher. Decipher is best known for its powerful survey programming and reporting platform, which will now become part of the FocusVision family of products.
buyer parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
buyer: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision Worldwide is the leading global provider of live video transmission, analysis and archive solutions for the qualitative market research industry. FocusVision delivers the highest audio and video quality, reliability and security for the most advanced research organizations in the world. "
target: Decipher, Inc.
A marketing research services provider, Decipher specializes in online survey programming, data collection, data processing/reporting and custom technology development. Utilizing Web-based applications, Decipher integrates state of the art technology with traditional research techniques.
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announced 12/19/2012 via Company Press Release

reInvention, LLC, will acquire Critical Mix, Inc.

synopsis: reInvention LLC, announced that it is acquiring cloud-based software technology company, Critical Mix. Together, the two companies create a powerful, end-to-end data collection, analysis and reporting solution to serve the growing demands of market research firms.
buyer: reInvention, LLC
reInvention LLC provides global sampling and data collection services to the market research industry. Driven by a passion for making it incredibly easy to survey audiences anywhere in the world, reInvention delivers high-quality responses and superior results. "
target: Critical Mix, Inc.
Critical Mix is cloud-based, survey programming and data visualization technology that empowers market research companies to make better and faster business decisions. Critical Mix provides a solution for users to build surveys, collect data, and quickly interpret results into useful information.
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closed 5/31/2018 via PE Hub

Milestone Partners, acquired mTAB, LLC

synopsis: Milestone Partners, a lower middle market private equity firm, has acquired mTAB, a leading provider of market research software and services. mTAB's web based software solutions remove the cost and complexity of processing and querying large data sets, making survey data more accessible and useful.
buyer: Milestone Partners
Milestone Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm that specializes in making control equity investments in established operating businesses in a wide variety of industries with valuations of up to $150 million. "
target: mTAB, LLC
mTAB is a leading provider of market research software and services. Their web based software solutions remove the cost and complexity of processing and querying large data sets, making survey data more accessible and useful.
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announced 9/12/2017 via PR Newswire

TrueSample will be merged with Imperium LLC,

synopsis: Imperium, the leader in data quality and anti-fraud solutions for the Market Research and E-commerce industries announced that it has entered into an agreement to lead a merger with data validation and identity verification solutions provider TrueSample.
buyer: Imperium LLC
Imperium provides a comprehensive suite of technology services and customized solutions to verify personal information and restrict fraudulent online activities. The world's most respected market research and e-commerce businesses rely on Imperium's superior technology and engineered solutions. "
target parent: Five Peaks Capital Management
target: TrueSample
TrueSample is a data validation and identity verification solutions provider. TrueSample offers API driven validation and authentication solutions targeted to before, during, and after the research process to ensure maximum risk reduction at all times.
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closed 7/29/2015 via BusinessWire

Poplar Partners, acquired mTAB, LLC

synopsis: Productive Access, Inc. ("PAI"), makers of survey analysis tool, mTAB®, has successfully completed a transaction with investment firm, Poplar Capital Partners. Poplar and PAI have jointly formed a new entity, mTAB LLC, which will combine the operational expertise and investment capital from Poplar with the assets, knowledge base, and team from PAI.
buyer: Poplar Partners
Poplar Partners is focused on profitable business to business, healthcare, and IT services, and enterprise software/data analytics businesses in the lower middle market in the United States. "
target: mTAB, LLC
mTAB LLC is a Yorba Linda, CA based company that provides data structuring services that are delivered through a proprietary piece of software, mTAB®. mTAB® has established itself as the gold standard in survey analysis.
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announced 10/9/2013 via PR Newswire

Five Peaks Capital Management, will acquire TrueSample

synopsis: SurveyMonkey, the world's most popular online survey company, announced it has entered into an agreement to sell TrueSample, the leader in online data quality solutions to a group of investors led by Five Peaks Capital Management. TrueSample will be independently operated and will continue to develop and offer data quality solutions.
buyer: Five Peaks Capital Management
Five Peaks Capital Management makes equity investments in companies in the Information & Business Services and related growth industries. They provide equity capital for acquisitions and recapitalizations for entrepreneurial middle market companies in partnership with strong management teams. "
target parent: SurveyMonkey
target: TrueSample
TrueSample is trusted by the industry's largest research buyers, research firms and sample suppliers. TrueSample has certified 98% of all U.S. online panelists and over 75 million survey responses. All TrueSample product enhancements are guided by the input of the TrueSample Quality Council.
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announced 1/8/2021 via PR Newswire

FocusVision Worldwide, Inc. will be merged with Confirmit,

synopsis: FocusVision, a leading provider of customer insights technology, will merge with Norwegian company Confirmit, a leading provider of solutions that enable Market Research, Customer Experience, and Employee Engagement teams to turn insights into stories that fuel action.
buyer parent: Verdane Capital
buyer: Confirmit
Norway-based Confirmit a leading SaaS vendor for multichannel Voice of the Customer, Employee Feedback, and Market Research applications. Confirmit powers Global 5000 companies and Market Research agencies with software products for feedback and data collection, panel management, and more. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision offers a comprehensive suite of experience insights software solutions, including advanced surveys, online interviews and focus groups, and online qualitative research community solutions to give brands a better understanding of how customers think, feel, and act.
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closed 8/4/2021 via PR Newswire

Dynata, acquired inBrain.ai

synopsis: Dynata has acquired inBrain.ai, a people-based insights and survey platform. The acquisition furthers Dynata's mission of investing in user experience to collect the highest quality data from real, unique and engaged consumers, helping to uncover the actionable insights that enable effective decision-making.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the world's largest first-party data and insights platform. With a reach of over 62 million consumers and business professionals globally, and an extensive library of individual profile attributes collected through surveys, Dynata is the cornerstone for precise, trustworthy quality data. "
target: inBrain.ai
inBrain.ai is a people-based insights and survey monetization platform that connects and rewards real people to surveys designed for them. inBain.ai facilitates research for market research firms and brands by connecting them to consumers on monetizable mobile applications.
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closed 3/18/2015 via Company Press Release

FocusVision Worldwide, Inc., acquired ResearchReporter

synopsis: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has acquired ResearchReporter, a leading research management technology platform that provides an integrated approach to putting market research at the heart of decision-making, improving the quality and efficiency of research processes, and pro-actively managing research resources.
buyer parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
buyer: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision is the leading global provider of qualitative and quantitative technology solutions to the market research industry, providing an online survey platform, research facility video streaming, webcam focus groups, ethnography streaming and mobile device usability studies. "
target: ResearchReporter
ResearchReporter is an award-winning integrated research management application, and the leading platform used to transform research into a source of competitive advantage. It provides an integrated approach to putting market research at the heart of decision-making.
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announced 9/15/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Ipsos S.A, will acquire Infotools

synopsis: Ipsos, the third largest market research company in the world, announced that it has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of Infotools, a top-rated software and digital services provider specializing in harmonizing, analyzing, visualizing and sharing market research data.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,188.97)
Headquartered in France, Ipsos is the third largest market research company in the world, present in 90 markets and employing more than 16,000 people. Their 75 business solutions are based on primary data coming from surveys, social media monitoring, and qualitative or observational techniques. "
target: Infotools
Infotools is a top-rated software and digital services provider specializing in harmonizing, analyzing, visualizing and sharing market research data.
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closed 2/10/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Ipsos S.A, acquired Askia

synopsis: Ipsos has acquired majority stake in Askia, a leading survey technology provider to the market research industry. Its high performing tools for collecting, analyzing, reporting and visualizing both online and offline data enjoy high recognition among more than 150 clients, including research companies and businesses.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,188.97)
Headquartered in France, Ipsos is the third largest market research company in the world, present in 90 markets and employing more than 18,000 people. Their 75 business solutions are based on primary data coming from our surveys, social media monitoring, and qualitative or observational techniques. "
target: Askia
Askia is a leading survey technology provider to the market research industry. Its high performing tools for collecting, analyzing, reporting and visualizing both online and offline data enjoy high recognition among more than 150 clients, including research companies and businesses.
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closed 1/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Reimagine Holdings Group, acquired MarketSight

synopsis: Reimagine Holdings Group, a holding company focused on growing consumer insights and marketing services companies, announced that it has acquired MarketSight, a global data analysis and visualization software platform company.
buyer: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine Holdings Group is redefining the consumer insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies. Reimagine provides industry, operating, product development and transaction expertise to its group of companies. "
target: MarketSight
MarketSight is a leading provider of data reporting and analysis tools for marketers and researchers to collaborate and create informed business decisions. Its impressive client base spans across a variety of industries and includes many leading consumer brands, insights and consulting firms.
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Zeta Global, acquired Disqus Inc.

synopsis: Zeta Global, the data-driven marketing technology pioneer whose SaaS-based marketing cloud helps brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships, has acquired Disqus, an audience engagement platform used by 4 million publishers. Disqus helps publishers build audiences through its platform by giving them tools to interact with their readers.
buyer: Zeta Global
Zeta Global is a data-driven marketing technology company. Their SaaS-based ZetaHub platform helps the world's leading brands acquire, retain and grow customer relationships through actionable data, advanced analytics, and machine learning. "
target: Disqus Inc.
Disqus is a leading audience engagement platform used by 4 million publishers, these include The Atlantic, Destructoid, Spoiler TV, TMZ, and more. Disqus helps independent publishers build audiences through its platform by giving them tools to interact with their readers.
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closed 2/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Grapevine, acquired CommentsRadar

synopsis: Ideanomics, a global fintech advisory and Platform-as-a-Service company, has completed the purchase of various assets of SolidOpinion, Inc. Among the assets purchased is SolidOpinion's CommentsRadar technology and the supporting development team. The strategic acquisition is intended to be integrated into the Grapevine family.
buyer parent: Ideanomics
buyer: Grapevine
Grapevine is the world's leading end-to-end influencer marketing platform that enables collaboration between advertisers and social media content creators to produce promotional content at scale. The Grapevine network includes more than 177,000 creators with more than 6 billion monthly views. "
target parent: SolidOpinion, Inc.
target: CommentsRadar
CommentsRadar is a tool that indexes and analyzes the comments section of their client’s websites. Leading brands and publishers use this unique data to discover, engage, analyze and make smarter business decisions.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

DanAds, acquired Backbone Consulting AB

synopsis: DanAds, a leading provider of digital advertising self-service platforms in Sweden, has acquired Backbone Consulting, a Swedish developer of CRM/order management systems for the media industry. Backbone's main product, Backbone4Media, allows media sales organizations to get more precision in their sales and improve their sales margins.
buyer: DanAds
Founded in 2013, DanAds is a leading provider of digital advertising self-service platforms in Sweden. Their platforms features ad forecasting, one-to-one direct programmatic, targeting options and ad-tools for publishers and advertisers. "
target: Backbone Consulting AB
Backbone Consulting is a Swedish developer of CRM/order management systems for the media industry. Their main product, Backbone4Media, is an end-to-end solution for media sales organizations. Backbone4Media allows organizations to get more precision in their sales and improve their sales margins.
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closed 5/29/2018 via Company Press Release

Re-Sources Capital, Siparex Group, acquired TBS Group Europe

synopsis: TBS Group, specialist in software packages dedicated to the world of communications and media, is taken over by its managers, supported by Siparex Small Caps and Re-Sources Capital. TBS Group develops and implements innovative, powerful and SaaS technological solutions for the communications and media industries.
buyer: Siparex Group
buyer: Re-Sources Capital
The Siparex Group is France’s leading independent private equity specialist in SMEs. Re-Sources Capital is an entrepreneurial management and independent investment capital firm owned by the management team. "
target: TBS Group Europe
TBS Group develops and implements powerful and SaaS technological solutions for the communication & media industries. They accompany their customers in digitizing their activities through the implementation of dedicated solutions (CRM, programmatic platform, subscription & routing management, etc.).
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announced 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cint AB, will acquire GapFish GmbH

synopsis: Cint Group AB, the global software leader in digital insights gathering, entered into a definitive agreement and completed the acquisition of 91 per cent of the shares in GapFish GmbH. GapFish is a Berlin-based market research company that operates the world’s largest ISO-certified online panel community for the DACH region.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Cint AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Cint is a global software leader in digital insights gathering. The Cint platform automates the insights gathering process so that companies can gain access to insights faster with unparalleled scale. "
target parent: Innofact AG
target: GapFish GmbH
GapFish is a Berlin-based market research company that operates the world’s largest ISO-certified online panel community for the DACH region. GapFish is the market-leader with over 500,000 highly profiled, double-opt in, premium quality research respondents across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
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closed 8/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cint AB, acquired P2Sample

synopsis: Cint, the Swedish technology platform that accelerates insight gathering in marketing research, announces its acquisition of P2Sample, a company that operates the market research industry's most sophisticated sample and panel platform for clients seeking targeted respondents for consumer insights.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Cint AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Cint is the technology backbone of the world's most successful insight companies. Their platform accelerates the efficiency in gathering survey data, so companies can surface insights faster, in a cost-effective and scalable way to build better products and services. "
target: P2Sample
P2Sample operates the market research industry's most sophisticated sample and panel platform for clients seeking targeted respondents for consumer insights. Their automated platform programmatically integrates with hundreds of sample suppliers and allows efficient management of proprietary panels.
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closed 1/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Nordic Capital, acquired Cint AB

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leader in Nordic private equity investments, has acquired Cint, a leading global player in the insights data collection technology market. Their philosophy is to offer researchers the opportunity to access verified respondents in an open, impartial environment.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leader in Nordic private equity investments, and now has an enviable reputation in investment and portfolio management. Since launching in 1989, Nordic Capital funds have delivered outstanding returns for our investors. "
target: Cint AB
Cint is a global platform and technology firm dedicated to creating self-service solutions for the online market research industry. Their philosophy is to offer researchers the opportunity to access verified respondents in an open, impartial environment.
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announced 8/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Insight Venture Partners, Nordic Capital, will acquire Inovalon, Inc.

synopsis: Inovalon, a leading provider of cloud-based platforms empowering data-driven healthcare, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an equity consortium led by Nordic Capital, and joined by Insight Partners, as lead co-investor, 22C Capital, and founder Keith Dunleavy, M.D. and certain Class B stockholders of Inovalon.
buyer: Nordic Capital
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Nordic Capital is a Swedish private equity investor with a commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm "
target: Inovalon, Inc. (INOV:$449.36)
Inovalon is a leading technology company that combines advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful insight and impact in clinical and quality outcomes, utilization, and financial performance across the healthcare landscape.
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closed 7/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Electronic iDentification

synopsis: Signicat, a pan-European digital identity company, has acquired Electronic IDentification (eID), the world's leading provider of remote user identification systems via streaming video. eID's VideoID solution combines video streaming with machine learning to identify people in seconds from any device and through any channel.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target: Electronic iDentification
Electronic IDentification (eID) is the world's leading provider of remote user identification systems via streaming video. eID's VideoID solution combines video streaming with machine learning to identify people in seconds from any device and through any channel.
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closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Encap Security

synopsis: Signicat, the Trusted Digital Identity™ company, has acquired Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) specialist Encap Security from AllClear ID. Norway-based Encap’s strong customer authentication (SCA) technology is trusted by major banking institutions and national identity schemes.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target parent: AllClear ID
target: Encap Security
Norway-based Encap’s strong customer authentication (SCA) technology is trusted by major banking institutions and national identity schemes, as a single solution for customer mobile authentication and security, for all digital use cases and across all channels.
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announced 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cint AB, will acquire GapFish GmbH

synopsis: Cint Group AB, the global software leader in digital insights gathering, entered into a definitive agreement and completed the acquisition of 91 per cent of the shares in GapFish GmbH. GapFish is a Berlin-based market research company that operates the world’s largest ISO-certified online panel community for the DACH region.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Cint AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Cint is a global software leader in digital insights gathering. The Cint platform automates the insights gathering process so that companies can gain access to insights faster with unparalleled scale. "
target parent: Innofact AG
target: GapFish GmbH
GapFish is a Berlin-based market research company that operates the world’s largest ISO-certified online panel community for the DACH region. GapFish is the market-leader with over 500,000 highly profiled, double-opt in, premium quality research respondents across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
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$31*
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announced 3/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, will acquire Itiviti AB

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader, will acquire Sweden-based Itiviti Holding AB, a leading provider of trading and connectivity technology to the capital markets industry. The acquisition significantly expands Broadridge's Capital Markets franchise by extending into the front office and strengthening multi-asset capabilities.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge, a global Fintech leader, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance, and communications to enable better financial lives. Broadridge delivers technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers, and public companies. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Itiviti AB
Based in Sweden, Itiviti is a leading global capital markets technology service provider offering highly scalable solutions that deliver significant cost savings for financial institutions by enabling them to consolidate their trading infrastructure.
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$2,528
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closed 3/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

The Whiteboard, acquired CLiPLab

synopsis: The Whiteboard, a leading academy for training professionals in the field of clinical trials and drug development, has announced the acquisition of assets from CLiPLab, a training initiative from US-headquartered Cytel. The objective of CliPLab is to build a community of qualified and dynamic clinical trials and data science professionals.
buyer: The Whiteboard
India-based The Whiteboard is a leading academy for training professionals in the field of clinical trials and drug development. The objective of The Whiteboard is to build a community of qualified clinical trials and data science professionals by grooming young graduates and working professionals. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: CLiPLab
Based in India, CliPLab is a training initiative of Cytel, a renowned name for statistical software and services in clinical trials domain. The objective of CliPLab is to build a community of qualified and dynamic clinical trials and data science professionals.
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Astorg, Nordic Capital, acquired Cytel Inc.

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a Swedish private equity investor, and Astorg, a French private equity firm, have acquired Cytel Inc. from New Mountain Capital. Cytel is one of the largest providers of statistical software and advanced analytics for clinical trial design and biometrics execution.
buyer: Astorg
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a Swedish private equity investor with a commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. Paris-based Astorg is a leading independent private equity firm with over €9 billion of assets under management. "
target parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
target: Cytel Inc.
Cytel is the largest provider of statistical software and advanced analytics for clinical trial design and execution. Its experts deliver industry-leading software, data-driven analytics, real-world evidence, and strategic consulting.
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announced 11/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Nordic Capital, will purchase Regulatory Technology Unit from BearingPoint, Inc.

synopsis: Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint will sell its independent Regulatory Technology (RegTech) business unit, a leading provider of software solutions for regulatory reporting, to Nordic Capital, a leading private equity investor.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
seller: BearingPoint, Inc. (BRGP:$3,197.04)
RegTech is a leading international provider of innovative solutions in regulatory and risk technology, tax technology and services for regulatory reporting along the regulatory value chain. BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach.
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closed 9/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Conscia, acquired Secoa AB

synopsis: Denmark-based Conscia, a leading provider of security and IT infrastructure solutions backed by Nordic Capital, has acquired SECOA AB, a Swedish cloud service company. The acquisition will enable an expansion of services and sales for Conscia both nationally and internationally.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Conscia
Denmark-based Conscia is a Network of Knowledge and an ICT service provider that specializes in cybersecurity, IT infrastructure solutions, and managed services. Conscia supports customers‘ business-critical IT infrastructure’ across the entire value chain. "
target: Secoa AB
Sweden-based SECOA helps companies to take their first steps in the cloud-based IT delivery. SECOA Cloud creates a contact area for support, case management, agreements, analysis, and reports where customers' services can be visualized and managed.
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Nordic Capital, acquired Siteimprove

synopsis: Nordic Capital has acquired 70% of the shares in the Danish software firm, Siteimprove, from the brothers Morten and Niels Ebbesen and the private equity fund Summit Partners. Siteimprove is one of the leading businesses within digital optimisation of websites and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: Siteimprove
Siteimprove offers the world's most comprehensive cloud-based Digital Presence Optimization (DPO) software. Founded in 2013 by Morten and Niels Ebbesen, Siteimprove is one of the leading businesses within digital optimisation of websites. Siteimprove is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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announced 4/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Connectis will be merged with Signicat,

synopsis: Connectis, an identity infrastructure provider that connects public sector, healthcare, insurance and financial services organizations, will be merging with Signicat, a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target parent: SIDN
target: Connectis
Based in the Netherlands, Connectis is an identity infrastructure provider that connects public sector, healthcare, insurance and financial services organizations. Connectis develops secure online identification, authentication and authorization solutions for over 350 organizations
price ($mm)
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closed 8/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cint AB, acquired P2Sample

synopsis: Cint, the Swedish technology platform that accelerates insight gathering in marketing research, announces its acquisition of P2Sample, a company that operates the market research industry's most sophisticated sample and panel platform for clients seeking targeted respondents for consumer insights.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Cint AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Cint is the technology backbone of the world's most successful insight companies. Their platform accelerates the efficiency in gathering survey data, so companies can surface insights faster, in a cost-effective and scalable way to build better products and services. "
target: P2Sample
P2Sample operates the market research industry's most sophisticated sample and panel platform for clients seeking targeted respondents for consumer insights. Their automated platform programmatically integrates with hundreds of sample suppliers and allows efficient management of proprietary panels.
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announced 7/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

FNG Group NV, will acquire Ellos Group

synopsis: Nordic Capital has signed an agreement to sell Ellos Group to FNG NV. During Nordic Capital’s ownership, Ellos Group has become an e-commerce leader in fashion and home furnishings in the Nordic region, with the strong brands Ellos, Jotex, Stayhard and Homeroom.
buyer: FNG Group NV (ENXTBR:FNG:$573.57)
FNG is a fast-growing group of companies active throughout Europe. FNG designs and distributes clothing and footwear for women, children and men through its own concept stores at the best locations in Belgium and the Netherlands. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Ellos Group
Sweden-based Ellos Group – with online stores Ellos, Jotex, Stayhard and Homeroom – is the Nordic region’s leading e-commerce group. Working closely with its millions of customers, Ellos Group constantly strives to develop and offer attractive fashion and home furnishings for the entire family.
price ($mm)
$257
rev ($mm)
$277
EBITDA ($mm)
$24
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
10.9x
closed 7/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Idfy

synopsis: Signicat, a Norwegian digital identity solutions provider, has acquired Idfy, a Norwegian provider of identification and electronic signature solutions. Idfy offers an easy-to-integrate platform that allows businesses to achieve efficient and compliant document processes across a wide range of countries.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Founded in Trondheim, Norway in 2007, Signicat leads innovation in verified digital identity solutions. Its solutions enable companies and institutions to offer efficient and user-friendly advanced online authentication, identification verification and electronic signature solutions. "
target: Idfy
Idfy is a Norwegian provider of identification and electronic signature solutions. Idfy offers an easy-to-integrate platform that secures countless business processes every day. Their platform allows businesses to achieve efficient and compliant document processes across a wide range of countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, will acquire Aris Global LLC

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region, will be acquiring ArisGlobal, a visionary technology company that has successfully developed a next-generation platform that uses advanced cognitive computing and machine learning to automate all core functions of drug safety, regulatory compliance and medical affairs.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target: Aris Global LLC
ArisGlobal is transforming the way most successful life sciences companies develop breakthroughs. Their end-to-end drug development technology platform, LifeSphere, integrates their proprietary Nava cognitive computing engine to automate all core functions of the drug development lifecycle.
price ($mm)
$700
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, acquired Signicat

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region, announced the acquisition of Signicat, a high-growth provider of digital identity and signatures solutions that operates the leading digital identity hub in the market.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target parent: Viking Venture AS
target: Signicat
Founded in Trondheim, Norway in 2007, Signicat leads innovation in verified digital identity solutions, reducing risk while providing a smart and intuitive user experience.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vizrt Ltd., acquired NewTek, Inc.

synopsis: Vizrt has acquired NewTek to create what it says is “the largest company in the broadcast space dedicated to enabling IT-based video production.” NewTek is the IP video tech company behind the royalty-free software-based IP video technology NDI.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Vizrt Ltd. (VIZ:$135.80)
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools. "
target: NewTek, Inc.
Benefiting producers and artists with its cost-effective and ground-breaking technologies, NewTek Inc. is a leader in portable live production, video editing, 3D animation and special effects tools, including the TriCaster™ product line and LightWave 3D®.
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announced 3/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, will acquire Conscia

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region, announced the signing of the acquisition of Conscia, one of the leading security and networking infrastructure specialists in Northern Europe.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target parent: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
target: Conscia
Founded in Brøndby, Denmark in 2003, Conscia is one of the leading players in the Northern European IT infrastructure space within complex infrastructure solutions and managed services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$305
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/9/2019 via BusinessWire

Nordic Capital, will acquire Board International

synopsis: Nordic Capital announced the agreement to acquire a majority share in BOARD International. BOARD International has enabled more than 3,000 companies worldwide to effectively deploy Business Intelligence, Corporate Performance Management and Predictive Analytics applications on a single platform.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target: Board International
BOARD is the #1 decision-making platform. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Switzerland, BOARD International has enabled more than 3,000 companies worldwide to effectively deploy Business Intelligence, Corporate Performance Management and Predictive Analytics applications on a single platform.
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closed 8/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, acquired MacroBond Financial AB

synopsis: Nordic Capital Fund IX announces its acquisition of Macrobond, one of the world’s leading providers of research systems and macroeconomic and financial time series data from primary and third-party sources.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target: MacroBond Financial AB
Macrobond Financial is a young and rapidly expanding, international company. Its flagship product, the Macrobond application, is a single platform that combines an extensive macroeconomic and financial database with easy-to-use tools for analysis and smart data visualisation.
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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.
price ($mm)
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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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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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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:$5,171.48)
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
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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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 $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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 $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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$603.61
Net Income ($mm)
$673.57
Employees
27000
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Ticker: MTSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd.
Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd.
Mer Telemanagement Solutions is a global provider of operations support systems (OSS) for comprehensive telecommunication management and customer care & billing solutions. MTS' OSS is a full-featured customized solution for telecommunications management and customer care & billing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
34
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Ticker: IDIB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IDI Global, Inc.
Provides software application services for Web-based Internet applications. Provides infrastructure technologies and services aimed at the small business, home office market and large companies. Its software application tools allow users to easily build e-commerce enabled websites. Internet Develop
year
2007
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
121
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Ticker: MWIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
m-Wise, Inc.
m-Wise, Inc.
Founded in 2000, m-Wise has established itself as a leading international provider of enabling technologies for the mobile entertainment and marketing industries. m-Wise is the developer of the MOMA ("Mobile Originated Message Access") content management and service delivery platform.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$20,635.61
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,952.87
Employees
0
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$17,325.04
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,600.61
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6,117.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,728.70
EBIT ($mm)
$2,675.80
Net Income ($mm)
$1,829.50
Employees
0
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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: 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:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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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
Employees
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
Employees
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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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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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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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