Like Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing

announced 4/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

John Royall and Russell Denson, will acquire Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing

synopsis: A consortium led by John Royall and Russell Denson will acquire Petroleum Economist, Ltd., a publisher of energy and power journal, portfolio of maps and a series of books and reports, from Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc. Concurrently, the investor consortium will also acquire Gulf Publishing Company, a publisher for the oil and gas industry.
buyer: John Royall and Russell Denson
John Royall is the chief executive officer of Gulf Publishing, while Russell Denson is a media investor. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing
Petroleum Economist's magazine and website provide invaluable information for business strategists across the global energy industry. Gulf Publishing Co. is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 6/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Metropolis International, Ltd., acquired Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd

synopsis: Metropolis International, a fast growing media and technology group, has acquired Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd (CAP), a specialist publisher dedicated to serving the worldwide refining, gas and petrochemical processing community. CAP offers print and digital magazines, websites, e-magazines and newsletters, webinars, and events.
buyer: Metropolis International, Ltd.
Metropolis International is a fast growing media and technology group, established in 1994, that specializes in business and niche consumer media, discount programs and business software. It employs 450 people and has offices in West London, Croydon, Bolton, Plymouth, Dublin and New York. "
target: Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd
Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd (CAP) is a specialist publisher dedicated to serving the worldwide refining, gas and petrochemical processing community. CAP offers print and digital magazines, websites, e-magazines and newsletters, webinars, and events.
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closed 5/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Gulf Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company, an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector, announced the successful management buyout from its London-based parent company, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, an international business-to-business information company focusing on the global financial community.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 4/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Platts, acquired Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference

synopsis: Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, has acquired the Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference (APPEC), the leading oil and gas conference and exhibition in the pan-Asian region. The event focuses on developments and advances across the energy spectrum.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Platts
Platts is a provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers look to Platts’ expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets and help them make better informed trading and business decisions. "
target: Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference
The Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference ("Appec") is the leading oil and gas conference and exhibition in the pan-Asian region. The event focuses on developments and advances across the energy spectrum and discusses the current issues impacting the global oil and gas markets.
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closed 3/10/2015 via Company Press Release

easyFairs, acquired Tank Storage Magazine

synopsis: Easyfairs has acquired Tank Storage Magazine – the market leading publication for the tank storage industry. Tank Storage Magazine covers breaking news, market analysis, policy and regulations affecting the industry as well as new products and equipment. The print edition is sent to influential readers in 80 countries globally.
buyer parent: Artexis Easyfairs
buyer: easyFairs
easyFairs is one of the leading organisers of trade shows. It runs time & cost-effective trade shows in Austria, Belgium, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. "
target parent: Horseshoe Media Ltd.
target: Tank Storage Magazine
Tank Storage Magazine is the world’s only publication dedicated 100% to the bulk liquid storage industry. It is read by terminal managers, senior engineers, logistics/distribution managers and CEOs within oil, gas and petrochemical facilities as well as third party terminal operators.
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closed 3/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Argus Media Ltd., acquired Wax Data

synopsis: Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus Media has bought Wax Data, a monthly publication covering the global petroleum, synthetic and natural wax markets from New Jersey-based Rauch Associates. Wax Data focuses on supply and demand fundamentals, trade flows and industry news.
buyer: Argus Media Ltd.
Argus Media is an independent media organisation and leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence and market data on the global crude, oil products, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer and transportation industries. "
target: Wax Data
Wax Data is a monthly publication covering the global petroleum, synthetic and natural wax markets. It focuses on supply and demand fundamentals, trade flows and industry new.
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closed 8/8/2013 via Market Wire

gasworld.com Ltd., acquired CryoGas International

synopsis: CryoGas International, the leading magazine and information source on the industrial gases business in North America, has been sold to gasworld.com Ltd., the global industrial gas magazine publisher and events company based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: gasworld.com Ltd.
Launched in 2004, www.gasworld.com is the cornerstone for the industrial gas community. It is the only independent online news provider and information portal for the global industrial gas community and the larger end-user markets. "
target: CryoGas International
CryoGas International, a J.R. Campbell & Associates Publication, promotes the growth and economic health of the international industrial, medical, and specialty gases industries through fair, accurate, and timely reporting.
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closed 7/16/2013 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, acquired Petroleum Network Education Conferences

synopsis: PennWell Corporation has acquired PNEC, the Petroleum Network Education Conferences, from Philip C. Crouse & Associates, Inc. PNEC is an annual conference and exhibition serving the data integration, information and management disciplines critical to exploration and production within the global oil and gas industry.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
Founded in 1910, PennWell Corporation is a privately held and highly diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. "
target: Petroleum Network Education Conferences
Petroleum Network Education Conferences (PNEC) is an annual conference and exhibition serving the data integration, information and management disciplines critical to exploration and production within the global oil and gas industry.
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closed 3/18/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Diversified Communications, acquired Energy Storage North America

synopsis: Diversified Communications, a leading international media company, has acquired Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the largest conference, exhibition and networking event for grid storage in North America. ESNA connects utilities, developers, energy users, and other key stakeholders to advance understanding and deployment of energy storage.
buyer: Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company with a portfolio of face-to-face exhibitions and conferences, online communities and digital and print publications. Diversified Communications connects, educates and strengthens business communities in over 15 industries. "
target: Energy Storage North America
Energy Storage North America (ESNA) is the largest conference, exhibition and networking event covering all applications of grid storage in North America. ESNA connects utilities, developers, energy users, and other key stakeholders to advance understanding and deployment of energy storage.
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announced 5/23/2016 via Reuters

General Atlantic, LLC, will acquire Argus Media Ltd.

synopsis: US investment firm General Atlantic will acquire a majority stake in Argus Media, a leading provider of data on prices and fundamentals, news, analysis, consultancy services and conferences for the global crude, oil products, LPG, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer, petrochemical, metals and transportation industries.
buyer: General Atlantic, LLC
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. It combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, a long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers to partner with great entrepreneurs."
target: Argus Media Ltd.
Argus is a leading provider of data on prices and fundamentals, news, analysis, consultancy services and conferences for the global crude, oil products, LPG, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer, petrochemical, metals and transportation industries.
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announced 12/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

InfoPro Digital, will acquire Groupe Moniteur

synopsis: Infopro Digital, the leading business information group in France, which operates in the industrial, car manufacturing, retail, insurance and tourism sectors, is acquiring 100% of Groupe Moniteur, the leading provider of information and services for people working in the Construction, Environment, and Local communities sectors.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: InfoPro Digital
Infopro Digital is a leading French business information group. The Groupe covers five key segments of the economy: car manufacturing, insurance and finance, retailing and tourism. "
target parent: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
target: Groupe Moniteur
Groupe Moniteur is one of the leaders within the French business information market in the construction, local authority and energy sectors. The Group includes 22 publications, including two weeklies (Le Moniteur des Travaux Publics and La Gazette des communes, des départements, des régions).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$218
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 12/22/2008 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, acquired HCI Publications

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the assets of HCI Publications, Inc., a Kansas City, Missouri-based producer of business-to-business magazines and conferences and exhibitions serving the hydroelectric industry.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: HCI Publications
HCI Publications is the world's leading provider of hydro information resources. HCI publishes two magazines: Hydro Review, dedicated to the North American market, and HRW, which covers the hydro industry worldwide.
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closed 2/4/2008 via Company Press Release

Advanstar Communications Inc., acquired CBI Research, Inc.

synopsis: Advanstar Communications, Inc. - a leading worldwide media company - today acquired CBI Research, Inc., a provider of live and electronic conferences for senior-level executives in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Advanstar Communications Inc.
Advanstar Communications Inc. is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries. "
target: CBI Research, Inc.
CBI (aka The Center For Business Intelligence) is a world-class conference company that focuses on producing high-level programs for executive decision-makers who face strategic issues in domestic and international markets.
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closed 8/17/2007 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired John S. Herold, Inc.

synopsis: IHS Inc., a leading global provider of critical technical information, decision-support tools and strategic services, today announced the acquisition of Norwalk, CT-based John S. Herold, Inc., an independent research firm that provides in-depth analyses and key financial and operational data on more than 400 global oil and gas companies.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target: John S. Herold, Inc.
John S. Herold, Inc., founded in 1948, is a uniquely positioned information services company, providing online transaction databases and deal analyses essential to understanding and executing energy mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
price ($mm)
$48
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closed 6/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired TradeFair Group, Inc.

synopsis: In its fourth acquisition in 14 months, integrated media company Access Intelligence, LLC announced the purchase of the Houston-based TradeFair Group, owned by partners Sean Guerre and David I. Johnson. The TradeFair Group assets expand Access Intelligence’s energy portfolio and further solidify its leadership position in the energy marketplace.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
target: TradeFair Group, Inc.
The TradeFair Group is a leading energy industry information provider, with conferences, tradeshows and publications for the oil, gas, petrochemical, power generation, transmission, and coal industries.
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closed 6/14/2007 via BusinessWire

ECOtality, Inc., acquired Fuel Cell Store

synopsis: ECOtality, Inc., a technology innovator that addresses the global energy challenge by developing and commercializing eco-friendly technologies, today announced the acquisition of Fuel Cell Store (www.fuelcellstore.com), a leading online retailer for the fuel cell industry.
buyer: ECOtality, Inc. (US:ECTY:$8.60)
ECOtality, Inc. is a technology innovator that leverages global R&D resources to develop and commercialize renewable energy technologies, specifically aimed at addressing today's global energy challenges. "
target: Fuel Cell Store
Fuel Cell Store has built its business as a leading online marketplace for fuel cell related products and technologies, and offers consulting services, workshops and conferences for the fuel cell industry.
price ($mm)
$0.49
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closed 4/25/2007 via BusinessWire

POWER Magazine, purchased International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd.

synopsis: TradeFair Group has acquired International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd. The publications have been serving the European and Middle Eastern power generation and electricity markets for many years. These publications and ancillary products will become part of POWER magazine.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: POWER Magazine
POWER Magazine, has been covering business and technology in the global generation market for 125 years. POWER serves the global industry by independently reporting the latest technology, trends, and best practices. POWER reaches over 11,000 international power generation professionals each month. "
seller: Nexus Business Media Ltd.
Nexus Media Communications is a multi media business information provider serving sectors from Defence and Communications to Travel and Horticulture. We provide clients with a comprehensive range of products through which to reach their customers; conferences, awards evenings and online services.
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closed 5/31/2006 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint Capital Limited, acquired Groupe Moniteur

synopsis: Groupe Moniteur, France's No 1 services and information provider to the construction and local authorities sectors, has been acquired by Bridgepoint from French mid-market investor Sagard for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
Bridgepoint is a leading European provider of private equity with a 25-year track record of investing in established businesses and working with management to create value within companies across Europe. "
target parent: Sagard Private Equity Partners
target: Groupe Moniteur
In France, Groupe Moniteur is the leading provider of information and services for people working in the 'Construction - Environment - Local communities' sectors. From the initial Moniteur des travaux publics magazine, which was first published in 1903.
price ($mm)
$528
rev ($mm)
$206
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
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closed 4/7/2006 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, purchased sustainable energy and technology magazine group from James & James Ltd.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the sustainable energy and technology magazine group consisting of "Renewable Energy World," "Cogeneration and On-Site Power Production" and "Waste Management World" from James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd. based in London.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
seller: James & James Ltd.
Formed by the coming-together of two of the foremost publishers in environment science, technology and sustainable development, James & James / Earthscan is now becoming recognized as the most important specialist source of must-have information for all those around the world.
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closed 3/2/2006 via BusinessWire

TradeFair Group, purchased POWER magazine from Platts

synopsis: TradeFair Group announced today that it has purchased POWER magazine from Platts, a leading provider of energy information. POWER has been continuously published for 124 years and provides the global power generation engineering community with technical and business information.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: TradeFair Group
The TradeFair Group is a leading energy industry information provider, with conferences, tradeshows and publications for the oil, gas, petrochemical, power generation, transmission, and coal industries. "
seller parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
seller: Platts
Platts is the specialist energy market reporting company of the McGraw Hill Companies. Platts initially reported only on US petroleum markets, but in over 75 years of reporting has concentrated on covering the international energy markets.
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closed 5/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Oildom Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company announced the acquisition of Oildom Publishing Company of Texas, Inc. to create the world's largest independent media company devoted exclusively to the international energy industry. Oildom Publishing publishes three monthly titles: Pipeline & Gas Journal, Underground Construction, and Pipeline News.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is the leading provider of business and technical knowledge for the global oil and gas industry. They produce seven trade journals: World Oil, Hydrocarbon Processing, Gas Processing, Petroleum Economist, Pipeline & Gas Journal, Pipeline News and Underground Construction. "
target: Oildom Publishing Company
Oildom Publishing publishes three titles: Pipeline & Gas Journal, Underground Construction, and Pipeline News. Oildom's two industry-leading conferences are the UCT International Conference & Exhibition and the Pipeline Opportunities Conference.
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closed 5/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Gulf Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company, an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector, announced the successful management buyout from its London-based parent company, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, an international business-to-business information company focusing on the global financial community.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events.
price ($mm)
$18
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announced 4/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

John Royall and Russell Denson, will acquire Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing

synopsis: A consortium led by John Royall and Russell Denson will acquire Petroleum Economist, Ltd., a publisher of energy and power journal, portfolio of maps and a series of books and reports, from Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc. Concurrently, the investor consortium will also acquire Gulf Publishing Company, a publisher for the oil and gas industry.
buyer: John Royall and Russell Denson
John Royall is the chief executive officer of Gulf Publishing, while Russell Denson is a media investor. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing
Petroleum Economist's magazine and website provide invaluable information for business strategists across the global energy industry. Gulf Publishing Co. is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 8/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Elsevier B.V., purchased 32 books from Gulf Publishing Company

synopsis: Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced that it has acquired certain book assets of Gulf Publishing Company (GPC). The portfolio of 32 books includes petroleum engineering titles in drilling, pipeline, oil and gas, and safety.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles. "
seller parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
seller: Gulf Publishing Company
The portfolio of Gulf Publishing's 32 books are for professionals in upstream oil and gas engineering and cover drilling, recovery methods, reservoir management, processing, and pipeline transmission.
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announced 4/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

John Royall and Russell Denson, will acquire Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing

synopsis: A consortium led by John Royall and Russell Denson will acquire Petroleum Economist, Ltd., a publisher of energy and power journal, portfolio of maps and a series of books and reports, from Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc. Concurrently, the investor consortium will also acquire Gulf Publishing Company, a publisher for the oil and gas industry.
buyer: John Royall and Russell Denson
John Royall is the chief executive officer of Gulf Publishing, while Russell Denson is a media investor. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing
Petroleum Economist's magazine and website provide invaluable information for business strategists across the global energy industry. Gulf Publishing Co. is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 10/2/2009 via Capital IQ

Riverdale Capital, Ltd., acquired Enterprise Domains, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Properties Group, a subsidiary of Riverdale Capital Ltd., cancelled the acquisition of Enterprise Domains Inc.
buyer: Riverdale Capital, Ltd. (RICP:$0.00)
Riverdale Capital, Ltd. is a company specializing in the acquisition, development, and sale of software and web based services through revenue generating internet websites. "
target: Enterprise Domains, Inc.
Enterprise Domains Inc. is a company specializing in the purchase, holding, and selling of valuable domain name intellectual property in a quickly shrinking market of available space.
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announced 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Attachmate Group will be merged with Micro Focus International Limited,

synopsis: The Attachmate Group, a privately-held software holding company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Micro Focus, a company that provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications.
buyer: Micro Focus International Limited (LSE:MCRO:$3,145.50)
Micro Focus provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications. Micro Focus Enterprise Application Modernization, Testing and Management software enables customers' business applications to respond rapidly to market changes."
target: Attachmate Group
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, The Attachmate Group is a privately-held software holding company, comprising distinct IT brands dedicated to the long-term success of their customers. Their principal holdings include Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,184 [$2,354]
rev ($mm)
$958
EBITDA ($mm)
$173
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 6/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital, Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, acquired Attachmate Corporation

synopsis: An investment group led by Golden Gate Capital, Francisco Partners and Thoma Cressey Equity Partners today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Attachmate Corp., of Bellevue, Wash.
buyer: Thoma Cressey Equity Partners
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Francisco Partners
Thoma Bravo is one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in the United States. Thoma Bravo and its predecessor firms have been providing equity and strategic and operating support to promising businesses and their management teams for more than 25 years. "
target: Attachmate Corporation
Attachmate enables IT organizations to extend mission critical services and assures they are managed, secure and compliant. Attachmate's leading solutions include host connectivity, systems and security management, and PC lifecycle management.
price ($mm)
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$135
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closed 6/26/2006 via BusinessWire

AcXess Inc., acquired Innovative Software Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: AcXess, Inc., the first company to make FORTUNE 100-class business continuity solutions affordable for small and medium-sized enterprises, has completed a reverse acquisition of Innovative Software Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded company. AcXess's common stock now trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol "INIV".
buyer: AcXess Inc.
AcXess Inc., with locations in Boca Raton, Tampa, Atlanta, Boston, and Chicago, is the founding Managed Business Continuity Services Provider using the Citrix Access strategy combined with its own intellectual property for small to medium enterprises in North America. "
target: Innovative Software Technologies, Inc. (INIV:$0.36)
Innovative Software Technologies, Inc. does not have significant operations. It intends to acquire, or merge with an operating entity.
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closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Al Aman Investment, acquired First Education Company

synopsis: Al Aman Investment, which is a subsidiary of The Securities House, announced it has completed the acquisition of First Education Company, a Kuwaiti share holding company located in Kuwait city. It was founded in 2005 to be a leader in providing diverse educational and learning services of high quality and competitive costs at all learning levels.
buyer parent: The Securities House
buyer: Al Aman Investment (KWSE:ALAMAN:$16.21)
Al Aman investment Company is a Public Kuwaiti Shareholding Company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange under the ticker “Al Aman”. The idea behind the establishment of Al Aman in 2005 was to create an institution for Sharia compliant wealth management with unlimited growth potential. "
target: First Education Company
First Education Company is a Kuwaiti share holding company located in Kuwait city, Kuwait. It was founded in 2005 to be a leader in providing diverse educational and learning services of high quality and competitive costs at all learning levels.
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$59
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Employees
60
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Ticker: INFO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IHS, Inc.
IHS, Inc.
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,287.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,916.90
EBIT ($mm)
$1,325.30
Net Income ($mm)
$870.70
Employees
15500
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Ticker: TSXV:DVT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc. provides innovative geoscience solutions to Energy and Service companies worldwide. The company offers Software & Data, Seismic Processing, Geomatics, Seismic Data & Brokerage, and Land Services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$22.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.10
EBIT ($mm)
($0.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
214
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Ticker: LSE:ERM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is an international business-information group with more than 2,000 employees worldwide and a portfolio of over 30 businesses spanning price reporting, investment research, news and market analysis, and industry forums, institutes and events.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$430.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.82
EBIT ($mm)
$45.09
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2420
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Ticker: LSE:DCC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DCC plc
Ireland-based DCC is a leading international sales, marketing, and support services group with a clear focus on performance and growth. It operates through four divisions: LPG, Retail & Oil, Technology, and Healthcare.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19,558.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$768.67
EBIT ($mm)
$533.79
Net Income ($mm)
$300.45
Employees
12553
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Ticker: NYSE:HCHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HC2 Holdings, Inc.
HC2 Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded diversified holding company, which seeks opportunities to acquire and grow businesses that can generate long-term sustainable free cash flow and attractive returns in order to maximize value for all stakeholders.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,629.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.22
EBIT ($mm)
$12.08
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2744
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Ticker: TSX:QTRH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterhill Inc.
Quarterhill Inc.
Quarterhill is focused on the disciplined acquisition, management and growth of companies in dedicated technology areas including, vertical market software and solutions, intelligent industrial systems, and innovation and licensing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$131.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.80
EBIT ($mm)
$15.17
Net Income ($mm)
$7.14
Employees
378
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Ticker: WSE:SMT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMT S.A.
SMT S.A. is a holding company operating in three dynamically developing areas: Technology outsourcing, Process outsourcing, and Sales outsourcing. They offer services in software development, IT competences outsourcing, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$60.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.54
EBIT ($mm)
$4.64
Net Income ($mm)
$4.09
Employees
169
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Ticker: IAO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IA Global, Inc.
IA Global, Inc. is a strategic holding Company with a dedicated focus on growth through mergers and acquisitions in the Pacific Rim region. They identify and invest in business opportunities to grow and enhance the performance of businesses across all business metrics.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$57.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
585
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Ticker: MEM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MCF Corporation
MCF Corporation
MCF Corporation is a financial services holding company that provides investment research, capital markets services, corporate and venture services, investment banking, asset management and wealth management through its operating subsidiaries.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$51.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.71
EBIT ($mm)
($6.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
166
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Ticker: SEHK:472
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Silkroad Culturaltainment Limited
New Silkroad Culturaltainment Limited is an investment holding company listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The businesses of its subsidiaries cover various industry sectors, including: real estate development and property management; cultural tourism and gaming; and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$37.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
971
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Ticker: BOMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boston Omaha Corp
Boston Omaha Corporation is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in diverse business activities including advertising, real estate, insurance and other investments. They have the singular goal of growing book value per share through deploying capital into existing and new business holdings.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$33.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
136
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Ticker: KLSE:SMRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMR Group
SMR Group
SMR is dedicated to helping people learn and perform. They are committed to proving world class learning solutions. While they work globally, their focus remains largely Asia, specifically South East Asia and the Middle East.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$29.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
29
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Ticker: ENKG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Godfather Media, Inc.
Godfather Media, Inc.
Godfather Media, Inc. is an American holding company, that will take ownership with minor or 100% interest in a number of subsidiary companies. Godfather Media's portfolio will be comprised primarily of long-term investments in small to medium market companies.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$13.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
71
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Ticker: KWSE:SECH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Securities House
The Securities House
The Securities House is a public shareholding company founded in Kuwait in 1982. It continually expands its portfolio of investments and its network of shareholders and investors, remaining committed to building trust and reliance in their growing returns.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1.26
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: AMEX:DPW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DPW Holdings
DPW Holdings
DPW Holdings is a diverse holding company with a growth strategy of acquiring undervalued assets, disruptive technologies, sustainable solutions and impactful ventures for incubation and development to reach their full potential for long-term growth and returns for investors.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$8.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: OTCPK:NOVC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novation Companies, Inc.
Novation Companies, Inc.
Novation looks for technology-enabled service businesses with a differentiated value proposition for their customers and an innovative idea that fits our vision and core strengths perfectly.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$5.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.66
EBIT ($mm)
$0.54
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
115
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Ticker: SEHK:8022
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TLT Lottotainment Group Limited
TLT Lottotainment Group Limited
TLT Lottotainment Group Limited is principally engaged in investment holdings. The subsidiaries of the company are engaged in the rendering of travel agent services, entertainment programme production, events organization, TV-series production, operation of an artist training school, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
39
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Ticker: OTCPK:ROKK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rokk3r
Rokk3r
Rokk3r is a strategic holding company. Rokk3r invests in creating, acquiring and integrating companies, leveraging exponential technologies to achieve maximum social impact, value and returns. They help their companies to increase value, mitigate risk, and remain at the edge of innovation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.87)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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