Like Intellectual Property, Patents and Engineering

closed 1/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg Vault, acquired NetBox Blue Pty Ltd

synopsis: Bloomberg announced that is has acquired the intellectual property, patents, and engineering assets of Netbox Blue, a global provider of social media risk management and compliance solutions. Netbox Blue's social media monitoring and goverance technology will enchance Bloomberg's enterprise compliance platform called Bloomberg Vault.
buyer parent: Bloomberg L.P.
buyer: Bloomberg Vault
Bloomberg Vault is a secure managed service for information governance, surveillance, data analytics and trade reconstruction across the enterprise. It leverages the scalability and reliability of Bloomberg's global infrastructure, which distributes messages and manages billion archived records. "
target: NetBox Blue Pty Ltd
Netbox Blue is a leading provider of innovative internet compliance, management and security solutions. Netbox Blue provides organisations with unique, real-time social media analysis and controls with predictive outcomes and benefits.
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closed 7/1/2016 via Company Press Release

BigAir, acquired CyberHound Pty Ltd.

synopsis: BigAir Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of all the shares in CyberHound Pty Ltd. CyberHound provides a fully managed security solution to the business market and is the leading provider of Cybersafety and digital learning enablement services to the education sector in Australia, currently supporting more than 350 schools.
buyer: BigAir (ASX:BGL:$57.85)
The BigAir Group is an Australian public company which has quickly grown into one of Australia’s leading providers of managed services and cloud-based solutions, networking infrastructure, and fully managed campus-based networking. "
target: CyberHound Pty Ltd.
CyberHound develops learning enablement and cybersafety solutions for K-12 classrooms. With Sixth Sense Technology they provide ‘Actionable Intelligence’ to enhance visibility and insight into internet and network-based activity, capturing issues such as cyberbullying, self-harm and radicalisation.
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closed 6/27/2022 via BNC Analysis

Sourcewell, acquired FilterED Effect

synopsis: Sourcewell, a self-supporting government organization, has acquired FilterED from GreyED, a company that helps schools to maximize the use of technology. FilterED is a cloud-based platform for schools that collects, measures and analyzes school technology information. FilterED gives school leaders a full view of how their district uses technology.
buyer: Sourcewell
Sourcewell is a self-supporting government organization, partnering with education, government, and nonprofits to boost student and community success. Sourcewell offers training and shared services to their central Minnesota members, and cooperative purchasing solutions throughout North America. "
target parent: GreyED Solutions
target: FilterED Effect
FilterED is a cloud-based platform for schools that collects, measures and analyzes school technology information. FilterED give school leaders a full view of how their district uses technology so they can prioritize initiatives, track growth, and quickly provide updates to their school board.
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announced 5/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

iFLYTEK, will acquire Beijing Lezhixing Software Co., Ltd

synopsis: Iflytek Co., Ltd. declared intent to acquire 100% stake in Beijing Lezhixing Software Co., Ltd. who is engaged in education information service, with schools and educational government agencies as customers.
buyer: iFLYTEK (SZSE:002230:$418.02)
iFLYTEK is a national key software enterprise dedicated to the research of intelligent speech and language technologies, development of software and chip products, provision of speech information services, and integration of E-government systems. "
target: Beijing Lezhixing Software Co., Ltd
Beijing Lezhixing Software Co., Ltd. designs and develops educational information software and online education public cloud platforms which include digital campus, educational cloud platform, and educational Internet of Things. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Beijing, China.
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closed 8/4/2022 via PR Newswire

Prometric, acquired Finetune Learning

synopsis: Prometric announced that it has completed the acquisition of Finetune, a leading innovator in AI-assisted assessment and learning technology across the credentialing, licensure, workforce readiness and education sectors.
buyer parent: Baring Private Equity Asia
buyer: Prometric
Prometric is a leading provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment solutions. Their integrated, end-to-end solutions provide exam development, management, and distribution that set the industry standard in quality, security, and service excellence. "
target: Finetune Learning
Finetune is a leading innovator in the education sector, specializing in the development of hybrid AI-human-solutions that address some of the most challenging problems including automated content generation and AI-powered learning-resource classification.
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closed 1/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Lightspeed Systems Inc., acquired CatchOn

synopsis: Lightspeed Systems, a trusted partner in learning safety and effectiveness, announced that it has acquired the ENA (Educations Network of America) affiliate CatchOn, Inc. CatchOn is a leading provider of learning analytics for schools. CatchOn is a real-time data analytics provider that captures and shares insights on technology usage.
buyer: Lightspeed Systems Inc.
With over 20 years of providing technology to meet the needs of schools, Lightspeed Systems® is the market leader in online student safety and effectiveness. Lightspeed Systems provides schools worldwide with the most effective web filter, student safety monitor, and classroom management software. "
target parent: Zelnick Media Capital
target: CatchOn
Founded in 2016, CatchOn is a real-time data analytics provider that captures and shares insights on technology usage, data privacy, and student engagement to create more efficient and student-focused educational strategies.
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closed 6/26/2018 via PR Web

Education Networks of America, acquired CatchOn

synopsis: Education Networks of America (ENA), a provider of transformative technology solutions, has acquired CatchOn, a Dallas-based education technology company. CatchOn is an administrative tool that provides district technology leaders with real-time evidence about app use, implementation fidelity, cost and ROI.
buyer parent: Zelnick Media Capital
buyer: Education Networks of America
Education Networks of America (ENA) delivers transformative connectivity, communication, cloud and security services, supported by exceptional customer care, to education and library communities across the United States. "
target: CatchOn
CatchOn is an administrative tool that provides district technology leaders with real-time evidence about app use, implementation fidelity, cost and ROI. The tool collects data on every device, app, software and website activity, allowing districts to see activities on all devices at their schools.
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closed 3/9/2022 via PR Newswire

TeachersPayTeachers, acquired Bakpax

synopsis: Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT), the world's most popular online marketplace for original educational resources, has acquired Bakpax, an AI-powered grading tool. Bakpax streamlines the grading process by using AI to read handwriting and grade assignments. Their platform enables teachers to save time and give students instant feedback.
buyer: TeachersPayTeachers
Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT) is the world's most popular online marketplace for original educational resources. TPT empowers teachers with the world's largest catalog of over 5 million pieces of educator-created learning content and a suite of digital creation tools. "
target: Bakpax
Bakpax is an AI-powered grading tool. Bakpax streamlines the grading process by using AI to read handwriting and grade assignments. Their platform enables teachers to save time and give students instant feedback to increase their engagement.
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closed 7/14/2021 via BusinessWire

finalsite, acquired SchoolPointe, Inc.

synopsis: Finalsite, a global leader in school website and digital communications tools, and majority owned by Bridge Growth Partners, announced it has acquired SchoolPointe, a leading K-12 public school website and mobile app provider. Since 2002, SchoolPointe has been providing world class website and digital communications technology solutions.
buyer parent: Bridge Growth Partners, LLC
buyer: finalsite
Finalsite is the preferred website, communications, and marketing platform of 6,000+ schools and universities in 108 countries around the world. Finalsite's products and services transform how schools engage with community members, recruit students and staff, and fundraise. "
target: SchoolPointe, Inc.
Since 2002, SchoolPointe has been providing world class website and digital communications technology solutions to K-12 public schools across the U.S. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, SchoolPointe’s mission is to empower schools through innovation.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Web

CivicPlus, acquired Virtual Towns & Schools

synopsis: CivicPlus, the nation’s leader in integrated technology for local government, has announced it has acquired Virtual Towns & Schools and its Drupal-based content management system (CMS). The addition will allow CivicPlus to offer a CivicCMS product solution that will expand its product portfolio & strengthen its ability to provide a right-sized CMS.
buyer: CivicPlus
CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help clients do more with less. Through the power of their product suites, they have partnered with over 2000 local governments, streamlining their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: Virtual Towns & Schools
Virtual Towns & Schools (VTS) offers a Drupal®-based content management system (CMS). VTS is the largest provider of government websites in the Northeast U.S., and in total, support 450+ municipal and K-12 clients in 15 States.
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closed 12/13/2016 via BusinessWire

finalsite, acquired School Website

synopsis: Finalsite, the leading website provider and communications platform for the education industry, announced that it has acquired School Website, the largest SaaS-based CMS software provider to schools in the UK. Following the acquisition of School Website, Finalsite will serve over 2,500 schools in more than 70 countries.
buyer parent: Bridge Growth Partners, LLC
buyer: finalsite
Finalsite's online learning and communications platform facilitates the distribution of digital content across school communities and in classrooms via a proprietary, SaaS-based software suite accessed through desktops and mobile devices. "
target: School Website
Founded by Daniel Clarke in 2004, School Website is the UK’s leading provider of websites to education, with a portfolio of more than 450 independent schools and 600 primary and secondary schools, as well as the UK’s leading multi-academy trusts.
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closed 3/2/2022 via BusinessWire

Securly, Inc., acquired Dyknow

synopsis: Securly, Inc. has acquired Dyknow, LLC, a device monitoring solution for K-12 schools and districts with school-issued devices. Securly and Dyknow’s combined product portfolio will accelerate student safety and wellness initiatives by providing customers and partners with an expanded set of trusted solutions under a single, unified platform.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Securly, Inc.
Securly is the only whole-student success platform for K-12. Securly’s pioneering student safety technology enables district and school administrators, educators and parents to keep children safe and engaged, guiding them through an increasingly digital world. "
target: Dyknow
Dyknow is a leading device monitoring solution for K-12 schools and districts with school-issued devices. Dyknow Classroom Management empowers Teachers to defeat distractions, increase student engagement, and teach confidently with technology.
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closed 6/17/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Frontline Education, acquired Hayes Software Systems

synopsis: Frontline Education, a leading provider of K-12 school administration software, has acquired Hayes Software Systems from Transition Capital Partners. Hayes Software Systems provides solutions for asset management and inventory control with integrated help desk capabilities for K-12 schools.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Frontline Education
Frontline Education is the leading provider of school administration software, empowering strategic K-12 leaders with the right tools, data and insights to proactively manage human capital, business operations and special education. "
target parent: Transition Capital Partners
target: Hayes Software Systems
Based in Austin, TX, Hayes Software Systems provides SaaS solutions to empower K-12 school administrators. Schools partner with Hayes to address their asset management, inventory control and integrated help desk needs with simple, easy-to-use solutions, including TIPWeb-IT, TIPWeb-IM and GetHelp.
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closed 11/25/2020 via Company Press Release

Civica, acquired Parago Software Inc

synopsis: Civica Group, a global leader in business-critical software, has acquired Parago Software, a school management software provider in the UK. Parago offers a school IT asset and estate management system. Their software enables schools, trusts and districts to more efficiently manage their PCs, software, and all of their fixed and mobile assets.
buyer parent: Partners Group Holding AG
buyer: Civica
Civica is a UK-based specialist in business critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services for the public sector and regulated markets. Their software and services support functions range from financial management and tax & benefits processing to medical records management "
target: Parago Software Inc
Parago Software is a school management software provider in the UK. Parago offers a school IT asset and estate management system. Their software enables schools, trusts and districts to more efficiently manage their PCs, software, and all of their fixed and mobile assets.
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closed 5/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sumeru Equity Partners, acquired GoGuardian

synopsis: GoGuardian, a Los Angeles-based provider of device management and internet filtering software for Chromebooks used in K-12 schools, has raised money as part of a strategic investment from Sumeru Equity Partners. Sumeru is now a majority shareholder of the company.
buyer: Sumeru Equity Partners
Sumeru Equity Partners is a technology-focused private equity firm. The company invests in building leaders in software, technology enabled services, and hardware. SEP partners with management teams and adds value through deep sector expertise and the application of strategic and operating services."
target: GoGuardian
GoGuardian provides Chromebook management solutions that keep students safer online and make teaching easier. They provide tools for teachers to help them connect with their students, safely guide them through online content, and manage technology in the classroom.
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closed 5/24/2017 via PR Newswire

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired Results Squared Limited

synopsis: Leading UK business-critical software provider, IRIS Software Group, is announcing it has acquired Results Squared. Results Squared offers a range of solutions including School Asset Manager, a complete asset management system using the latest cloud and mobile app technology. This is complemented with a parent engagement service.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS is one of the most trusted business critical software and services providers in the UK. Iris offers the greatest range of specialist accountancy, financial management, human resource management and payroll solutions - delivered as a choice of integrated on premise software and cloud-based apps."
target: Results Squared Limited
Results Squared offers a range of solutions including School Asset Manager, a complete asset management system using the latest cloud and mobile app technology. This is complemented with a parent engagement service, allowing schools to securely engage with parents.
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closed 2/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Transition Capital Partners, acquired Hayes Software Systems

synopsis: Transition Capital Partners (“TCP”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Hayes Software Systems (“Hayes”). Hayes is the leader in inventory control SaaS software and services for the K-12 education market, providing solutions designed to assist school districts in effectively managing their inventories.
buyer: Transition Capital Partners
Transition Capital Partners (“TCP”) is a Dallas, TX based, family office funded, private investment firm. Founded in 1993, TCP has successfully invested in over 40 lower middle market companies spanning a diverse array of industries. "
target: Hayes Software Systems
Hayes Software Systems specializes in providing industry leading solutions focused on school asset management and textbook inventory management. The results are increased efficiencies, time and cost savings, and powerful reporting.
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

433, B.V., acquired JOGO

synopsis: 433, the largest online social football community in the world, has acquired JOGO, a data-driven football talent development platform in the Netherlands. JOGO helps coaches and young players to get better with accessible data. Their AI-powered platform provides users with understandable insights to help them improve their performance.
buyer: 433, B.V.
433 is the largest online social football community in the world. 433 features the latest news fast, the funniest clips, and the most remarkable background stories. The company is one the largest video and photo content publishers on Instagram, with over 2.7 Billion views per month. "
target: JOGO
JOGO is a data-driven football talent development platform in the Netherlands. JOGO helps coaches and young players to get better with accessible data and technology. Their AI-powered platform provides users with understandable insights to help them improve their performance.
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closed 12/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Teachmint, acquired Airlearn

synopsis: India-based Teachmint announces its acquisition with Airlearn, a video engagement platform for education businesses. Founded by Awadhesh Kumar and Somveer Payal in 2020, Airlearn is a video engagement platform providing customizable live teaching and learning solutions to edtech organizations.
buyer: Teachmint
With adoption from 10+ million users, 4,000+ educational institutes, and multiple international edtech partnerships, India-based Teachmint is the only solution catering to end-to-end technological infrastructure needs of educators ranging from K-12 schools to after-school tutoring to universities. "
target: Airlearn
Airlearn is a video engagement platform for education businesses. Founded by Awadhesh Kumar and Somveer Payal in 2020, Airlearn is a video engagement platform providing customizable live teaching and learning solutions to edtech organizations.
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closed 12/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Teachmint, acquired Teachmore

synopsis: India-based venture capital (VC)-backed Teachmint, an education infrastructure startup, announced the acquisition of Teachmore, a course-selling platform which enables teachers to sell educational products like online courses, live classes, quizzes and more, through their own apps and websites.
buyer: Teachmint
With adoption from 10+ million users, 4,000+ educational institutes, and multiple international edtech partnerships, India-based Teachmint is the only solution catering to end-to-end technological infrastructure needs of educators ranging from K-12 schools to after-school tutoring to universities. "
target: Teachmore
Teachmore is a course-selling platform which enables teachers to sell educational products like online courses, live classes, quizzes and more, through their own apps and websites. Teachmore was founded in 2017 by Bhakta and Shah as an all-in-one platform for teachers to launch and sell courses.
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closed 7/1/2016 via Company Press Release

BigAir, acquired CyberHound Pty Ltd.

synopsis: BigAir Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of all the shares in CyberHound Pty Ltd. CyberHound provides a fully managed security solution to the business market and is the leading provider of Cybersafety and digital learning enablement services to the education sector in Australia, currently supporting more than 350 schools.
buyer: BigAir (ASX:BGL:$57.85)
The BigAir Group is an Australian public company which has quickly grown into one of Australia’s leading providers of managed services and cloud-based solutions, networking infrastructure, and fully managed campus-based networking. "
target: CyberHound Pty Ltd.
CyberHound develops learning enablement and cybersafety solutions for K-12 classrooms. With Sixth Sense Technology they provide ‘Actionable Intelligence’ to enhance visibility and insight into internet and network-based activity, capturing issues such as cyberbullying, self-harm and radicalisation.
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closed 1/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg Vault, acquired NetBox Blue Pty Ltd

synopsis: Bloomberg announced that is has acquired the intellectual property, patents, and engineering assets of Netbox Blue, a global provider of social media risk management and compliance solutions. Netbox Blue's social media monitoring and goverance technology will enchance Bloomberg's enterprise compliance platform called Bloomberg Vault.
buyer parent: Bloomberg L.P.
buyer: Bloomberg Vault
Bloomberg Vault is a secure managed service for information governance, surveillance, data analytics and trade reconstruction across the enterprise. It leverages the scalability and reliability of Bloomberg's global infrastructure, which distributes messages and manages billion archived records. "
target: NetBox Blue Pty Ltd
Netbox Blue is a leading provider of innovative internet compliance, management and security solutions. Netbox Blue provides organisations with unique, real-time social media analysis and controls with predictive outcomes and benefits.
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closed 1/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg Vault, acquired NetBox Blue Pty Ltd

synopsis: Bloomberg announced that is has acquired the intellectual property, patents, and engineering assets of Netbox Blue, a global provider of social media risk management and compliance solutions. Netbox Blue's social media monitoring and goverance technology will enchance Bloomberg's enterprise compliance platform called Bloomberg Vault.
buyer parent: Bloomberg L.P.
buyer: Bloomberg Vault
Bloomberg Vault is a secure managed service for information governance, surveillance, data analytics and trade reconstruction across the enterprise. It leverages the scalability and reliability of Bloomberg's global infrastructure, which distributes messages and manages billion archived records. "
target: NetBox Blue Pty Ltd
Netbox Blue is a leading provider of innovative internet compliance, management and security solutions. Netbox Blue provides organisations with unique, real-time social media analysis and controls with predictive outcomes and benefits.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired CappiTech

synopsis: IHS Markit has acquired Cappitech, a privately held Israeli company that provides robust regulatory reporting, best execution analysis and business intelligence solutions, allowing customers to efficiently comply with transaction reporting regulations across multiple jurisdictions in one place.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,589.00)
UK-based IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target: CappiTech
Cappitech, a privately held Israeli company, provides robust regulatory reporting, best execution analysis and business intelligence solutions, allowing customers to efficiently comply with transaction reporting regulations across multiple jurisdictions in one place.
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closed 6/6/2018 via Company Press Release

KRM22, acquired Irisium

synopsis: Cinnober announced that it has sold 60% of its subsidiary, Irisium, to KRM22 plc, the technology and software investment company, with a particular focus on risk management in capital markets. Irisium provides insightful analytics and contextual surveillance to exchanges, regulators, buy and sell side firms.
buyer: KRM22 (AIM:KRM:$1.63)
KRM22 is a London-listed investment company that invests in, and acquires stakes in, selected technology companies with a focus on risk management software to the capital markets sector. "
target parent: Cinnober
target: Irisium
Irisium provides insightful analytics and contextual surveillance to exchanges, regulators, buy and sell side firms. This enables market participants to meet their regulatory and compliance obligations with confidence.
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closed 5/3/2018 via Company Press Release

IBM Watson Group, acquired Armanta, Inc

synopsis: IBM has acquired Armanta, Inc., a Somerville, N.J.-based provider of aggregation and analytics software to financial services firms. Armanta’s technology platform allows financial institutions to aggregate data across multiple systems. Post-acquisition, IBM plans to integrate Armanta business as part of the Watson Financial Services portfolio.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM Watson Group
IBM Watson was developed in IBM’s Research labs. Using natural language processing and analytics, Watson processes information akin to how people think, representing a major shift in an organization’s ability to quickly analyze, understand and respond to Big Data. "
target: Armanta, Inc
Armanta, Inc. is a provider of aggregation and analytics software to financial services firms. Armanta’s technology platform allows financial institutions to aggregate data across multiple systems in near real-time speed.
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closed 4/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Zix Corporation, acquired Erado

synopsis: Zix Corporation (Zix), a leader in email security, has acquired Erado, a provider of archiving, supervision, eDiscovery, and analytics for the financial sector. Erado’s technologies help customers manage and enforce complex compliance and archiving policies.
buyer: Zix Corporation (ZIXI:$210.99)
Zix is a leader in email security. Trusted by influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving and bring your own device mobile security. "
target: Erado
Founded in 1994, Erado is the pioneer and leading innovator in archiving, supervision, encryption, and compliance solutions to regulated customers worldwide. Erado’s technologies help customers manage and enforce complex compliance and archiving policies.
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closed 6/17/2022 via BNC Analysis

InvestReady, acquired EarlyIQ

synopsis: InvestReady, an industry-leading third-party provider of accredited investor verifications, announced today that it is acquiring its rival EarlyIQ, which also provides accredited investor verifications, as well as “Bad Actor” background checks and company diligence reports.
buyer: InvestReady
InvestReady is the safest and most reliable investor verification and accreditation service in the world. InvestReady understands the complexity and sensitivity of requiring investors to verify and maintain their accredited status on an ongoing basis. "
target: EarlyIQ
Founded in 2012, EarlyIQ is the leading provider of simple, secure online diligence and compliance solutions for private financial markets including crowdfunding, peer lending, angel, accredited, private equity, and venture capital.
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MyComplianceOffice, acquired Schwab Compliance Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: MyComplianceOffice, a compliance management platform, has acquired Schwab Compliance Technologies (SchwabCT) from Charles Schwab, a provider of financial services. SchwabCT provides cloud-based compliance automation software for the financial community. Their solutions automate employee trading, policy affirmations, regulatory inquiries and more.
buyer: MyComplianceOffice
MyComplianceOffice (MCO) is a compliance management platform for financial firms. MCO provides an easy-to-use SaaS-based platform that enables companies around the world to reduce their risk of misconduct. Their platform allows professionals to more efficiently manage regulated transactions. "
target parent: The Charles Schwab Corporation
target: Schwab Compliance Technologies, Inc.
Schwab Compliance Technologies, Inc. (SchwabCT) is a leading provider of cloud-based compliance automation software for the financial community. SchwabCT provides solutions that automate employee trading, insider trading surveillance, policy affirmations, regulatory inquiries and more.
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Confluence, will acquire Compliance Solutions Strategies

synopsis: Confluence Technologies, Inc., a global technology solutions provider helping the investment management industry solve complex investment data challenges, will acquire Compliance Solutions Strategies ("CSS"), a global regulatory software company that enables financial services firms to meet mandatory regulatory compliance requirements.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Confluence
Confluence is a global technology solutions provider helping the investment management industry solve complex investment data challenges. Confluence invests in the latest technology and data and in its team of industry experts to meet the evolving needs of asset managers and service providers. "
target parent: CIP Capital
target: Compliance Solutions Strategies
CSS is a trusted global RegTech partner that uniquely brings together innovative technology-driven solutions to support financial services firms in navigating a clear and strategic path through the complex and fragmented global regulatory space.
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ComplySci, acquired National Regulatory Services

synopsis: ComplySci, a provider of regulatory technology and compliance solutions for the financial services sector, announced the acquisition of National Regulatory Services (NRS), an advanced provider of compliance consulting services and technology solutions for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, private equity firms, and insurers.
buyer: ComplySci
ComplySci is a leading provider of technology solutions that help compliance organizations identify, monitor, manage and report on conflicts of interest arising from employee activities, including personal trading, gifts and entertainment, political contributions, and more. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: National Regulatory Services
National Regulatory Services (NRS) is an advanced provider of compliance and registration products and services for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, investment companies and insurance institutions.
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Torstone Technology Ltd, will acquire Percentile

synopsis: Torstone Technology, a leading global provider of post-trade securities and derivatives processing technology, will acquire Percentile, a provider of cloud-based risk and compliance technology to global financial markets. Percentile boosts the performance of risk calculations and provides consistent and centralised access to all risk exposures.
buyer: Torstone Technology Ltd
Torstone is a leading global provider of cross-asset securities and derivatives post-trade processing technology. Torstone’s cloud-based Inferno platform is fast, flexible and future-proof. It enables global financial firms to reduce their costs, achieve greater control, and minimise risk. "
target: Percentile
Percentile is a provider of real-time, cloud-based risk and compliance technology to global financial markets. Percentile’s flagship product, RiskMine, drives alignment between trading desks and risk management and delivers confidence with unprecedented levels of transparency and governance.
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Gryphon Investors, will acquire RegEd, Inc.

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle-market private equity firm, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RegEd, Inc., the leading provider of compliance and regulatory management services for insurance companies, broker-dealers, banks, and other financial services companies.
buyer: Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management teams. "
target parent: Falfurrias Capital
target: RegEd, Inc.
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, RegEd provides SaaS-based enterprise solutions through a suite of over 25 separate software modules to more than 200 blue-chip customers, including 80% of the top 25 financial services firms.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Prime Trust, acquired FundAmerica Technologies

synopsis: Prime Trust has just purchased crowdfunding regtech specialist FundAmerica. FundAmerica provides SaaS tools and technology to a variety of issuers, broker-dealers, investment advisers, financial institutions and other entities. FundAmerica builds SEC-compliant solutions for technology-based securities offerings.
buyer: Prime Trust
Prime Trust is a blockchain-driven trust company that sees itself disrupting the traditional trust industry in the same way PayPal disrupted merchant processing. The firm serves as a custodian and trustee for personal and corporate trusts, as well as for crowdfunding platforms. "
target: FundAmerica Technologies
FundAmerica provides SaaS tools and technology to a variety of issuers, broker-dealers, investment advisers, financial institutions and other entities. FundAmerica builds SEC-compliant solutions for technology-based securities offerings.
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closed 4/13/2018 via Company Press Release

ESW Capital, LLC, acquired Firm58

synopsis: ESW Capital, LLC, announced that it has acquired Firm58, one of the most respected names in trading firm and broker dealer back-office automation solutions. Firm58 provides growth-conscious capital markets firms a suite of powerful, web-based automation technologies that improve post-trade processes and increase efficiency.
buyer: ESW Capital, LLC
Based in Austin, Texas, Enterprise Software (ESW) Capital has honed a finely-tuned methodology focused on buying, strengthening, and growing mature business software companies. ESW and its affiliated companies have been in the enterprise software space since 1988. "
target: Firm58
Firm58 simplifies trade operations for capital markets firms. Their web-based financial management software manages the processes associated with fees, commissions and payouts. They offer solutions for billing, profit/expense analysis, commission sharing arrangements and compliance & surveillance.
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closed 4/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Anju Software, acquired OpenQ

synopsis: Anju Software Inc., a life sciences software platform focused on delivering exceptional business application solutions with outstanding customer support, acquired OpenQ, a leading provider of Key Opinion Leader (KOL) data base and software solutions to manage KOLs. OpenQ has the largest suite of compliance solutions for regulated industries.
buyer: Anju Software
Anju Software is a life sciences software platform focused on delivering exceptional business application solutions with outstanding customer support. Anju was founded by a group of operating and investment professionals with deep domain expertise in the enterprise software sector. "
target: OpenQ
OpenQ enables social and mobile collaboration to create competitive advantage while overcoming compliance and exposure risks. OpenQ is a cloud-based technology and validated-data provider with the largest suite of life sciences- and healthcare-based compliance solutions on the market.
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closed 10/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

PwC, acquired Kusiri

synopsis: PWC, a company that is committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services, has acquired the assets of Kusiri, a technology start-up which provides a forensic data search platform used to discover fraud and for compliance screening.
buyer: PwC
PwC helps organizations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. They are a member of the PwC network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people. They are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. "
target: Kusiri
Kusiri is a technology start-up which provides a forensic data search platform used to discover fraud and for compliance screening. Their scalable service is designed to augment and amplify search by providing, in real-time, deeper, faster access to data and advanced data monitoring.
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closed 10/1/2015 via BusinessWire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired CoreOne Technologies

synopsis: Markit, a provider of financial information services, announced the completion of its acquisition of CoreOne Technologies, a global leading provider of regulatory reporting, index management, data management and prime brokerage services to financial institutions.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. They provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Their customers include banks, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: CoreOne Technologies
CoreOne Technologies is a leading provider of regulatory reporting, index management, data management and prime brokerage services to financial institutions. CoreOne delivers proven capabilities in a hosted fashion, through its cutting-edge services RegOne, DeltaOne, VistaOne and PrimeOne.
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closed 1/13/2014 via Company Press Release

Deutsche Börse Group, acquired Impendium Systems

synopsis: Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services has acquired Impendium Systems, a London-based firm that deploys cloud-based software solutions to help customers’ achieve regulatory compliance in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,843.38)
Deutsche Börse is a data and technology service provider for the securities industry with a product and service offering for issuers, investors, intermediaries and data vendors. The Group covers the entire value chain from trading, through clearing, to settlement and securities custody. "
target: Impendium Systems
Impendium Systems is an enterprise software company operating globally that provides Regulatory Applications to financial and non-financial organizations throughout the world.
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closed 10/30/2013 via PR Newswire

Delta Data Software, purchased 22c2 Services from SunGard Data Systems Inc.

synopsis: Delta Data Software, Inc., a provider of software solutions, announces that it has completed the acquisition of the 22c2 Services solution of SunGard Data Systems Inc., a leading global software and technology services company.
buyer: Delta Data Software
Delta Data is focused on solving complex challenges in the financial services industry with a 28-year legacy of delivering expertise and proven software solutions and services by handling daily processing and data management complexities for mutual funds and other pooled investment products. "
seller: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
SunGard Data Systems' SunGard Global Network 22c-2 Services provide an organization with a complete solution for managing the regulatory requirements of Rule 22c-2. Delivered over a single, web-based interface, SGN's 22c-2 Services combine secure data storage, analytics and administrative tools.
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announced 10/22/2012 via PR Newswire

NICE Actimize, will acquire Redkite Financial Markets

synopsis: NICE Systems announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Redkite Financial Markets, an emerging provider of real-time, cloud-based institutional trade surveillance solutions. NICE is expected to benefit from the addition of Redkite's innovative, front-office based approach to real-time trade surveillance.
buyer parent: NICE Systems Ltd
buyer: NICE Actimize
NICE Actimize is the world’s largest and broadest financial crime, risk and compliance solutions provider. It provides real-time and cross-channel fraud prevention, anti-money laundering, enterprise investigations, risk management and trading surveillance solutions. "
target: Redkite Financial Markets
Redkite was established to equip financial institutions with the tools and knowledge to better monitor their trading activities in today’s complex market environment. The Company provides tailorable, real-time surveillance solutions to the global banking and brokerage communities.
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$9.02
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closed 11/16/2011 via BusinessWire

The Charles Schwab Corporation, acquired Compliance11, Inc.

synopsis: The Charles Schwab Corporation, a leading provider of financial services, announced the completion of its acquisition of Compliance11, Inc., a provider of compliance software. The acquisition enables Schwab to expand the compliance monitoring and reporting tools it offers to corporate clients.
buyer: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW:$10,132.00)
The Charles Schwab Corporation is a leading provider of financial services. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. "
target: Compliance11, Inc.
Compliance11, Inc., is a leading provider of cloud-based compliance automation software for the financial community. Its products automate employee trading, insider trading surveillance, policy affirmations, employee disclosures, gifts, entertainment, political contributions, and more.
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closed 6/20/2011 via PR Newswire

DST Systems, Inc., acquired Subserveo, Inc.

synopsis: DST Systems, Inc., a provider of information processing and computer software products and services, announced that it has acquired Subserveo, Inc., a Vancouver, B.C.-based provider of automated compliance and surveillance solutions to broker-dealers and investment advisors throughout the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: DST Systems, Inc. (DST:$2,023.10)
DST Systems, Inc. provides sophisticated information processing and computer software products and services to support the mutual fund, investment management, insurance and healthcare industries. DST also provides integrated print and electronic statement and billing output solutions. "
target: Subserveo, Inc.
Subserveo, Inc. provides complete automated compliance and surveillance solutions to broker-dealers and investment advisors, throughout the U.S. and Canada. Subserveo’s patented offering is relied on by compliance officers, branch managers and business unit supervisors.
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