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closed 7/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, acquired Enablon

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announces that it has completed the acquisition of compliance software provider Enablon. Enablon is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety and sustainability and operational risk management software and SaaS solutions, serving major corporations worldwide across a range of industries.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
target: Enablon
Enablon is the world’s leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Operational Risk Management Software. More than 1,000 global companies and 1 million users rely on Enablon solutions to manage their environmental and social performance, minimize risks and improve profitability.
price ($mm)
$279
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$50
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5.6x
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announced 9/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Nuix, will acquire Topos Labs, Inc

synopsis: Australian data management vendor Nuix is set to acquire US-based natural language processing (NLP) software vendor Topos Labs. Topos, headquartered in Boston, offers an artificial intelligence (AI) driven NLP platform that identifies relevant content for risk management and compliance.
buyer: Nuix (ASX:NXL:$129.81)
Nuix is a worldwide provider of information management technologies, including eDiscovery, electronic investigation and information governance software. Nuix's powerful, intuitive technology makes it possible to search, investigate and actively manage unstructured data sets of any size or structure."
target: Topos Labs, Inc
US-based natural language processing (NLP) software vendor Topos Labs offers an artificial intelligence (AI) driven NLP platform that identifies relevant content for risk management and compliance.
price ($mm)
$25
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closed 9/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Conservice, acquired Goby Inc.

synopsis: Conservice has acquired Goby, a leading Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) platform serving the commercial real estate and fund management industries. The acquisition will further enable Conservice clients to reduce their environmental impact, achieve their sustainability goals, and increase their return on investment.
buyer: Conservice
Conservice partners with real estate owners and managers to optimize their cash flow and conserve resources through Conservice's software-enabled utility management platform. "
target: Goby Inc.
Goby provides the most comprehensive, intelligent, and intuitive platform for environmental, social and governance (ESG) management. It helps organizations execute ESG initiatives that attract and retain investors, and accelerate sustainable and responsible growth, while mitigating enterprise risk.
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announced 8/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Karnov Group AB, will acquire Echoline SAS

synopsis: Karnov Group AB will acquire 100% of the shares in Echoline SAS, a French provider of EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) compliance and monitoring software. The acquisition is in line with the Karnov Group strategy of expanding internationally on the growing market for compliance solutions within Environment, Health and Safety (EHS).
buyer: Karnov Group AB (OM:KAR:$95.06)
Karnov Group is a leading provider of mission critical information in the areas of legal, tax and accounting, and environmental, health and safety in Denmark and Sweden. Karnov Group delivers knowledge and insights, enabling more than 80.000 users to make better decisions, faster – every day. "
target: Echoline SAS
Echoline helps hundreds of companies from SMEs to Fortune 500 identify, stay up-to-date, and comply with EHS (Environment, Health & Safety), HR and Food Safety regulatory constraints. Echoline provides tailor-made legal registers, regulatory monitoring and compliance assessment services.
price ($mm)
$3.18
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
announced 5/21/2021 via Company Press Release

Orn Software, will acquire Landax AS

synopsis: Norway-based Ørn Software, a provider of SaaS solutions enabling efficient operations and maintenance across a wide range of asset-heavy industries, will acquire Landax, a Norwegian Quality Management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company. The acquisition will add 540 new customers in new and existing sectors to Ørn's portfolio.
buyer: Orn Software (OB:ORN:$10.62)
Based in Norway, Ørn Software is a Nordic provider of SaaS solutions enabling efficient operations and maintenance across a wide range of asset-heavy industries, including real estate, manufacturing, food & beverages, and aquaculture. "
target: Landax AS
Based in Norway, Landax develops software for quality management with a broad range of functionality in quality assurance, internal control, HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment), and more, with customers in many industries across the country.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.4x
closed 4/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Cority, acquired WeSustain

synopsis: Cority, the global enterprise EHS software provider, announced the acquisition of WeSustain, a specialist in developing innovative software solutions designed to support responsible business management and thought leaders at the intersection of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and digitization.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Cority
Toronto-based Cority is the most trusted environmental, health, safety, and quality (EHSQ) software. Cority enables organizations to utilize EHSQ software to advance their journey and operational excellence by combining domain expertise with the most comprehensive and secure SaaS platform. "
target: WeSustain
WeSustain is a specialist in developing innovative software solutions designed to support responsible business management and thought leaders at the intersection of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and digitization.
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closed 1/12/2021 via BusinessWire

Agility Recovery, acquired RecoveryPlanner

synopsis: Agility, the premier provider of end-to-end business continuity solutions, announced the acquisition of Connecticut-based RecoveryPlanner, a leading provider of Risk, Business Continuity and Incident Management software and consulting.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: Agility Recovery
Agility Recovery is the leading provider of business continuity and disaster recovery solutions. After a business interruption, they deliver the resources that make recovery and resilience simple. Their customers have access to furnished mobile office space, communications equipment, and technology."
target: RecoveryPlanner
Founded by continuity experts in 1999, RecoveryPlanner is a leading provider of Risk, Business Continuity and Incident Management software and consulting.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Citadel Group Limited, acquired eQstats Pty Ltd

synopsis: The Citadel Group has made a move to expand its health business by acquiring Australian risk software vendor eQstats. Based in Sydney, eQstats provides automated reporting, integrated data, data measurement and data compliance tools large organisations to help their compliance.
buyer: The Citadel Group Limited (ASX:CGL:$88.30)
Citadel is an enterprise software and services company. They specialise in managing information in complex environments through integrating know-how, systems and people to provide information on an anywhere-anytime basis. "
target: eQstats Pty Ltd
eQstats is a global software development company, providing advanced systems for complex and large organisations, enabling them to effectively manage their quality and risk information. eQstats makes accreditation and certification risk-free via automated reporting and integrated data.
price ($mm)
$0.79
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closed 5/20/2020 via Company Press Release

Evolem, acquired Gamma Software

synopsis: France-based Evolem, through its subsidiary The PSB Group, has acquired Gamma Software, the French leader in software solutions in the Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment (QHSE) fields. Gamma Software is the publisher of the Winlassie software, a software suite that allows HR and QHSE directors to monitor prevention, health and safety at work.
buyer: Evolem
France-based EVOLEM is the investment company of entrepreneur Bruno Rousset. The EVOLEM team supports companies achieving between € 10 and € 80 million in turnover and enables them to move from SME (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) status to Intermediate sized companies (>100-150M € turnover). "
target parent: iXO Private Equity
target: Gamma Software
France-based Winlassie is an all-risk prevention suite focused on Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment (QHSE). WinLassie provides effective and integrated management in the areas of medical monitoring, exams, vaccinations, training, authorizations, certifications, risk analysis, and more.
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closed 1/22/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Cority, acquired Enviance

synopsis: Cority, the most trusted environmental, health, safety, and quality (EHSQ) software provider, announced the acquisition of Enviance, a leader in Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) software leveraging a SaaS approach to deliver its EHS platform anywhere, anytime, and enterprise-wide.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Cority
Toronto-based Cority is the most trusted environmental, health, safety, and quality (EHSQ) software. Cority enables organizations to utilize EHSQ software to advance their journey and operational excellence by combining domain expertise with the most comprehensive and secure SaaS platform. "
target parent: Battery Ventures
target: Enviance
Based in Carlsbad, California, Enviance is a leader in Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) software leveraging a SaaS approach to deliver its EHS platform anywhere, anytime, and enterprise-wide.
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closed 12/18/2019 via PR Newswire

Techedge Group, acquired ESGeo

synopsis: Techedge is proud to announce the addition of a new brand to the company's portfolio: ESGeo, an integrated cloud software application powered by AI specifically designed to manage the entire value chain of the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors, helping measure, report and compare the business impact of ESG initiatives.
buyer: Techedge Group (BIT:EDGE:$211.95)
Techedge provides business solutions and IT services that combine business advisory, technology expertise and premium delivery capabilities. Their mission is to help organizations evolve into true digital companies through short iterative cycles of business-driven innovation. "
target: ESGeo
ESGeo is an integrated cloud software application powered by AI specifically designed to manage the entire value chain of the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors, helping measure, report and compare the business impact of ESG initiatives.
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closed 12/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

VelocityEHS, acquired Meercat Pty Ltd

synopsis: VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud-based environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Meercat, an Australian-based risk and control assurance software solution provider.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: VelocityEHS (ACTA:$133.42)
VelocityEHS delivers a cloud-based environmental, health, and safety (ESH) software platform. VelocityEHS's software applications are designed based on industry best-practice principles to help solve complex business challenges in simple ways. "
target: Meercat Pty Ltd
Meercat Pty Ltd is an Australian-owned and operated company specializing in the design, development and support of the risk and control assurance software package, Meercat RiskView.
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closed 10/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ideagen Plc, acquired OSHENS

synopsis: Ideagen plc, the UK-based, leading global software firm, has acquired OSHENS, a market leading web based, safety, health, environment, risk and compliance system in the UK. OSHENS features a modular design that allows users to choose the functionality that best suits their health, safety and compliance needs.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$79.51)
Ideagen is a global provider of quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software. With an excellent portfolio of software products, Ideagen helps leading brands improve operational efficiency, strengthen compliance and oversight and anticipate and manage every detail of risk. "
target: OSHENS
OSHENS is a market leading web based, safety, health, environment, risk and compliance system in the UK. OSHENS features a modular design that allows users to choose the functionality that best suits their health, safety and compliance needs.
price ($mm)
$2.22
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
18.0x
closed 9/4/2019 via PE Hub

Waud Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Health & Safety Institute

synopsis: Waud Capital Partners has acquired Health & Safety Institute ("HSI"), a compliance and training technology platform that aims to help organizations create safer workplaces while reducing financial and reputational risk. HSI brands span emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more.
buyer: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
Based in Chicago, Waud Capital Partners is a leading growth-oriented private equity firm with total capital commitments of approximately $3.0 billion since its founding in 1993. Waud Capital builds market leading companies within two industries: healthcare services and business/technology services. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Health & Safety Institute
Health & Safety Institute is a compliance and training technology platform that aims to help organizations create safer workplaces while reducing financial and reputational risk. HSI brands span emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more.
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closed 6/12/2019 via PR Newswire

Exterro Inc., acquired Jordan Lawrence Group

synopsis: Exterro, a provider of e-discovery and information governance software specifically designed for corporate legal and IT teams, has acquired of Jordan Lawrence Group, a provider of data privacy and data management software. Jordan Lawrence Group specializes in the fields of data privacy, data minimization, and vendor process risk management.
buyer: Exterro Inc.
Exterro®, Inc. is the leading provider of e-discovery and privacy software specifically designed for in-house legal, privacy and IT teams at Global 2000 and Am Law 200 organizations. Exterro software helps organizations address their regulatory, compliance and litigation risks more effectively. "
target: Jordan Lawrence Group
Jordan Lawrence is a leading software and services company specializing in regulatory and legal compliance in the fields of data privacy, data minimization, and vendor process risk management. For more than 30 years, Jordan Lawrence has helped more than 1,000 clients meet data privacy regulations.
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announced 6/6/2019 via PR Newswire

Industrial Scientific, will acquire Intelex Technologies

synopsis: Intelex Technologies, Canada's leading global provider of SaaS-based Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality (EHSQ) management software, announced that it will be acquired by Industrial Scientific, a global leader in connected sensing technology and safety-as-a-service.
buyer parent: Fortive Corporation
buyer: Industrial Scientific
Industrial Scientific designs and manufactures gas detection products that protect workers from hazardous conditions. They have pioneered numerous technologies including the first 3-gas and 6-gas detectors, wireless gas detector, and the first gas detector to be included on a NASA space shuttle. "
target parent: JMI Equity
target: Intelex Technologies
Headquartered in Canada, Intelex Technologies Inc. is a global leader in environmental, health, safety and quality (EHSQ) management software. Its scalable applications help clients across all industries improve business performance, mitigate organization-wide risk, and ensure sustained compliance.
price ($mm)
$570
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closed 7/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Cority

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm providing equity and strategic support, has acquired the Toronto-based Cority, an Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality (EHSQ) software that enables organizations to advance their journey to sustainability and operational excellence.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more than $30 billion of equity commitments. "
target parent: Norwest Venture Partners
target: Cority
Cority is an Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality (EHSQ) software that enables organizations to advance their journey to sustainability and operational excellence. Cority enables client success by combining the deepest domain expertise with the most comprehensive and secure SaaS platform.
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closed 5/28/2019 via PR Newswire

F24 AG, acquired One Voice AS

synopsis: F24, the leading SaaS provider for alerting and crisis management for sensitive and critical communications in Europe, has acquired 100% shares of One Voice AS, the leading provider of incident and crisis management solutions in the Nordic countries.
buyer parent: Armira
buyer: F24 AG (DB:F2Y:$12.06)
F24 is the leading SaaS provider for alerting and crisis management for sensitive and critical communications in Europe. F24 is able to offer a highly innovative solution and help customers all over the world to successfully and efficiently manage incidents, emergencies and critical situations. "
target: One Voice AS
One Voice AS is a leading provider of software solutions for emergency preparedness and crisis management. One Voice develops CIM. CIM is a web-based software for risk and vulnerability analyses, contingency planning, training, handling and evaluation of incidents that may develop into crises.
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closed 5/22/2019 via Company Press Release

AssetWorks, acquired Emerson Software Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: AssetWorks, a leading provider of business and asset management solutions, has acquired Emerson Software Solutions, Inc., a provider of web-based risk management software solutions. Emerson's eRIMS platform provides a comprehensive look at risk exposures and facilitates risk mitigation, in addition to enabling more strategic decision making.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: AssetWorks
AssetWorks delivers industry-leading business solutions to help asset- and infrastructure-intensive organizations. Using the latest cloud and mobile computing technologies, their asset management solutions and domain expertise help organizations eliminate waste, redundancy, and inefficiency. "
target: Emerson Software Solutions, Inc.
Emerson Software Solutions is a provider of web-based risk management software solutions. Emerson's eRIMS platform provides a comprehensive look at risk exposures and facilitates risk mitigation, in addition to enabling more strategic decision making.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tanarra Capital, acquired INX Software

synopsis: Tanarra Capital, led by veteran investment banker John Wylie, has taken a 75 per cent stake in INX with the aim of accelerating the latter’s product development and overseas expansion. Perth-based INX Software provides integrated workforce management software solutions to a range of sectors including mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, and more.
buyer: Tanarra Capital
Tanarra is an Australian family office investment and advisory firm. Its principal is John Wylie, one of Australia’s well regarded investment bankers and investors. Tanarra invests in a wide range of early stage ventures, private and public companies in Australia and around the world. "
target: INX Software
Perth-based INX Software provides integrated workforce management software solutions to a range of sectors including mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, engineering, government, food & beverage, transport, marine, aviation, communications, utilities and healthcare.
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closed 7/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, acquired Enablon

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announces that it has completed the acquisition of compliance software provider Enablon. Enablon is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety and sustainability and operational risk management software and SaaS solutions, serving major corporations worldwide across a range of industries.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
target: Enablon
Enablon is the world’s leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Operational Risk Management Software. More than 1,000 global companies and 1 million users rely on Enablon solutions to manage their environmental and social performance, minimize risks and improve profitability.
price ($mm)
$279
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, acquired CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory has acquired Netherlands-based CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V., a leading provider of risk management software, including the industry-standard BowTieXP solution. The acquisition will extend Wolters Kluwer’s presence in the growing operational risk management software market.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
target: CGE Risk Management Solutions B.V.
Netherlands-based CGE Risk Management Solutions is a provider of risk management software. GCE's BowTieXP solution is a barrier-based risk management solution for visual and qualitative risk assessment for analyzing and communicating how high-risk scenarios around specific hazards develop.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
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0.0x
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closed 1/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

NCOI Group, purchased Belgian Training Assets from Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announced that it has completed the divestment of its Belgian training assets to NCOI Group, the largest privately owned company in the Dutch education and training market.
buyer: NCOI Group
NCOI Education Group offers a complete range of Master programs specifically aimed at workers. In addition NCOI offers a wide range of short skill-oriented training. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
The acquisition includes the Belgian training assets of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/30/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, will acquire eVision Industry Software

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announced that it has acquired eVision Industry Software BV, a global provider of industrial operational risk management software. eVision offers innovative solutions that improve the way the oil, gas and petrochemical industries operate on a global scale.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
target: eVision Industry Software
eVision Industry Software is a global leader in industrial operational risk management (IORM) software and offers innovative solutions that improve the way the oil, gas and petrochemical industries operate on a global scale.
price ($mm)
$145
rev ($mm)
$25
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7.2x
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announced 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

Karnov Group AB, will purchase Swedish Assets from Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory has agreed to sell certain Swedish publishing and trade services assets to Karnov Group. The Swedish assets to be sold include legal and regulatory information, in print and digital formats, as well as printing and distribution services.
buyer parent: Rothschild
buyer: Karnov Group AB (OM:KAR:$95.06)
The Karnov Group serves leading legal, tax and accounting professionals in Sweden and Denmark with online research solutions, continued legal education, and decision support tools for improved client advisory, and continuously invests in new technology. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
The Swedish assets to be sold include legal and regulatory information, in print and digital formats, as well as printing and distribution services. Wolters Kluwer N.V. is a global leader in information services and solutions.
price ($mm)
$80
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$26
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3.1x
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announced 7/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Peninsula Business Services Group, will purchase Certain UK Publishing Assets from Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announces that it has reached agreement on the divestment of certain UK information and publishing assets to the Peninsula Business Services Group. The assets include information services for HR, health & safety, and compliance professionals and online and print publications for accountants and tax consultants.
buyer: Peninsula Business Services Group
The Peninsula Business Services Group is a leading U.K. provider of employment law, HR, health & safety and tax consultancy services. Since 1983 Peninsula has been providing professional services to small businesses across the UK. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer. Some of their UK Publishing Assets include information services for HR, health & safety, and compliance professionals and online and print publications for accountants and tax consultants.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$34
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closed 7/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, acquired Enablon

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announces that it has completed the acquisition of compliance software provider Enablon. Enablon is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety and sustainability and operational risk management software and SaaS solutions, serving major corporations worldwide across a range of industries.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
target: Enablon
Enablon is the world’s leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Operational Risk Management Software. More than 1,000 global companies and 1 million users rely on Enablon solutions to manage their environmental and social performance, minimize risks and improve profitability.
price ($mm)
$279
rev ($mm)
$50
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closed 7/10/2015 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, acquired Effacts BV

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory Solutions announced the acquisition of Effacts, a Netherlands-based provider of legal management software to corporate legal departments in Europe and the U.S.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert content, solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
target: Effacts BV
Effacts, headquartered in Amsterdam, is a leading provider of Legal Risk Management software with years of experience implementing comprehensive solutions successfully at companies worldwide.
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announced 7/22/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, will purchase Legal Business from LexisNexis Poland

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the LexisNexis legal business in Poland from Reed Elsevier. LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions. The LexisNexis legal business in Poland has approximately 120 employees.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert content, solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: LexisNexis Poland
The LexisNexis legal business in Poland has approximately 120 employees. LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets.
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announced 7/22/2014 via GlobeNewswire

LexisNexis, will purchase Canadian Legal Assets from Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer announced that it has signed an agreement to divest its Canadian legal publishing activities to LexisNexis. The Canadian legal assets to be sold include print and online information products for law firms, corporate counsel, and human resources professionals.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
The Canadian legal assets of Wolters Kluwer include print and online information products for law firms, corporate counsel, and human resources professionals. The group has approximately 50 employees.
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announced 10/14/2013 via Company Press Release

B+B Vakmedianet B.V., will acquire Assurantie Magazine

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory has reached agreements to sell several of its publishing assets and related activities in the Netherlands including Assurantie Magazine to B+B Vakmedianet, a Dutch publisher of business-to-business titles. Assurantie Magazine is known as a current, independent journal in the field of insurance.
buyer: B+B Vakmedianet B.V.
B+B Vakmedianet B.V. publishes magazines and newsletter for professional communities based in Bussum, the Netherlands. Vakmedianet is a rapidly growing publishing company. Professionals find each other in their business-to-business communities with high-quality professional information. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Assurantie Magazine
Assurantie Magazine is known as a current, independent journal in the field of insurance. AM is the platform for professionals working in financial services that provides the background to the news in the form of reports, interviews, analyzes, facts, opinions and visions.
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announced 10/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Adfo Groep, will acquire Binnenlands Bestuur

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory has reached agreements to sell several of its publishing assets and related activities in the Netherlands including Binnenlands Bestuur to Adfo Groep. Binnenlands Bestuurisis is a magazine that focuses on governance, organizational, financial, space, environment and social issues within the government.
buyer parent: Sijthoff Media Groep BV
buyer: Adfo Groep
Adfo Groep is market leader in the field of marketing and communication expenses and includes cross-media titles such as: Adformatie, Communication, Creation, Marketing Online, Molblog and the biggest marketing event of the Benelux: MARCOM. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Binnenlands Bestuur
Binnenlands Bestuurisis is a magazine that focuses on news and background information about governance, organizational, financial, space, environment and social issues within the government.
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closed 10/3/2008 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe, acquired Addison Software and Service GmbH

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe announced it has completed the acquisition of Addison Software and Service GmbH. Addison Software is a leading provider of software solutions for the German tax market and will become part of Wolters Kluwer Germany.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe
Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory activities in Europe focus on the growth potential of six customer segments: legal; fiscal/financial; human resources; public & government administration; health, safety & environment (HSE); transport. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Addison Software and Service GmbH
Addison Software & Service GmbH provides accounting and business software and services to accountants, and small and medium enterprises. It develops, licenses, and manages standard and sector specific software for bookkeeping, accounts production, tax, cost accounting, and payroll administration.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$68
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 12/12/2007 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe, acquired International Centre for Financial and Economic Development

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer, a leading global information services and publishing company, has completed the purchase of a majority participation of 55% of the shares in the International Centre for Financial and Economic Development (ICFED), a leading Moscow-based professional publisher specializing in information services.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe
Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory activities in Europe focus on the growth potential of six customer segments: legal; fiscal/financial; human resources; public & government administration; health, safety & environment (HSE); transport. "
target: International Centre for Financial and Economic Development
International Centre for Financial and Economic Development (ICFED, known in the Russian language as MCFR) holds leading positions in journals, loose-leafs, books, and education and training for human resources, tax, accounting, legal, and public administration professionals throughout Russia.
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closed 12/13/2006 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe, acquired Schulinck BV

synopsis: The acquisition will enhance and broaden the position of Kluwer Nederland, part of Wolters Kluwer, on the governmental market. Schulinck is a specialized content driven company providing Dutch Municipalities with information about the 'Work and Welfare Act', the 'Services for the Disabled Act' and the 'Societal Support Act'.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe
Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory activities in Europe focus on the growth potential of six customer segments: legal; fiscal/financial; human resources; public & government administration; health, safety & environment (HSE); transport. "
target: Schulinck BV
Schulinck BV is a highly specialized knowledge-based company providing its customers, mainly Dutch municipalities, with a Web-based information portal containing highly qualified information on Dutch social security legislation.
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closed 5/8/2006 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe, acquired Carl Heymanns Verlag KG

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe, a leading publisher and information services provider, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Carl Heymanns Verlag KG (Cologne), following approval from the German Cartel Office. Carl Heymanns Verlag is one of Germany's leading academic and legal publishers.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe
Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory activities in Europe focus on the growth potential of six customer segments: legal; fiscal/financial; human resources; public & government administration; health, safety & environment (HSE); transport. "
target: Carl Heymanns Verlag KG
One of Germany’s leading academic and legal publishers with its highly recognized brands and excellent portfolio of best-selling products in economic and public law as well as commercial litigation protection.
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closed 5/25/2005 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe, acquired De Agostini Professionale

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe today announced the completion of the acquisition of De Agostini Professionale and Utet Professionale in Italy. De Agostini Professionale and Utet Professionale, with total revenues of approximately €70 million, will further strengthen Wolters Kluwer's position in the Italian information market.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe
Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory activities in Europe focus on the growth potential of six customer segments: legal; fiscal/financial; human resources; public & government administration; health, safety & environment (HSE); transport. "
target: De Agostini Professionale
The De Agostini Group is best known as the undisputed world leader of partwork publishing with more than 40% of the world market. The Group, with some 2,500 employees, has offices in 26 countries, and is publishing in 15 languages. The Group's intellectual properties range widely from illustrated p
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closed 2/25/2011 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters, acquired Legal Publishing Group

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has announced that it has acquired Legal Publishing Group operations in Argentina and Chile from Palmfund Management. Legal Publishing Group publishes legal, tax and accounting information.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target parent: Palmfund Management, LLC
target: Legal Publishing Group
Legal Publishing Group develops and publishes high-quality content in legal, regulatory, tax, labor and foreign trade matters. The business serves the needs of more than 90 universities, and offers solutions to accounting professionals and more than 200 governmental departments.
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closed 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Enduring Ventures, acquired UpCounsel

synopsis: UpCounsel, an online marketplace for businesses to find and hire legal help, has been acquired by Enduring Ventures. UpCounsel connects companies of all sizes with the right attorneys for their needs, quickly, easily, and cost-effectively.
buyer: Enduring Ventures
Enduring Ventures buys beautiful businesses and holds them forever. They are a holding company in the model of Berkshire Hathaway, working to build a more sustainable economy where wealth and economic growth is broadly shared. They recruit, train and coach amazing and non-traditional CEOs. "
target: UpCounsel
UpCounsel was launched in 2012 with the vision of allowing businesses to move and grow faster by revolutionizing the way legal work gets done. UpCounsel connects companies of all sizes with the right attorneys for their needs, quickly, easily, and cost-effectively.
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closed 1/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Observer Media Group, Inc., acquired The Financial News & Daily Record

synopsis: The Financial News and Daily Record has been sold to Observer Media Group Inc., based in Sarasota. The Financial News & Daily Record is the daily source of local government, business and legal news in Jacksonville, FL, serving the business and legal community since 1912.
buyer: Observer Media Group, Inc.
Formed in 1995 with the acquisition of the Longboat Observer, Observer Media Group Inc. has grown into a family-owned and operated multimedia company with 10 newspapers, six websites, two quarterly lifestyle magazines and more than 100 employees serving multiple communities around Florida. "
target parent: Bailey Publishing & Communications, Inc.
target: The Financial News & Daily Record
The Financial News & Daily Record is the daily source of local government, business and legal news. The Daily Record has been serving the business and legal community since 1912, delivering the news on Jacksonville's emergence as a metropolitan area not found anywhere else.
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closed 9/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Bloomberg L.P., acquired BNA, Inc.

synopsis: Bloomberg has completed its acquisition of The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc (BNA) which is now a stand-alone wholly-owned subsidiary of Bloomberg. BNA is the largest independent publisher of news, analysis, and reference products for professionals.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg, a leader in global business and financial information and news, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. "
target: BNA, Inc.
BNA, Inc. is the largest independent publisher of news, analysis, and reference products for professionals. Delivering specialized information to business, legal, and government professionals at every level of expertise, BNA produces more than 300 news and information services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$992 [$963]
rev ($mm)
$330
EBITDA ($mm)
$66
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
14.5x
closed 6/4/2008 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis Butterworths India, acquired Wadhwa Nagpur

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leading global provider of business information solutions, announced the merger of Wadhwa Nagpur, one of India’s providers of legal publishing information, with LexisNexis Butterworths India. The combined company, headquartered in New Delhi, will be the leader of legal information solutions in India.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: LexisNexis Butterworths India
LexisNexis Butterworths has established a reputation for its timely publication of Kanga and Palkhivala’s Law and Practice of Income Tax, the Mulla series of books, including those on Civil Procedure, Hindu Law, Mahomedan Law, Transfer of Property and Contract and Specific Relief, among others. "
target: Wadhwa Nagpur
Wadhwa Nagpur is India’s premier law book publisher and provider of legal information and solutions which are well regarded as a hallmark of accuracy, content quality with currency and absolute dependability.
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closed 8/3/2000 via BNC Analysis

LexisNexis, acquired Mealey Publications, Inc.

synopsis: LEXIS, a unit of Reed Elsevier Inc., has acquired Mealey Publications, Inc., a leading niche publisher of legal newsletters targeted at attorneys and other professionals in the areas of litigation and arbitration.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading provider of information and services solutions, including its flagship Web-based Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) research services, to a wide range of professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. "
target: Mealey Publications, Inc.
Mealey Publications, Inc. is a leading niche publisher of legal newsletters targeted at attorneys and other professionals in the areas of litigation and arbitration. The company also produces 30 annual conferences on hot litigation topics.
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closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA, acquired Giuffrè Editore

synopsis: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut (ELS), an active legal and fiscal professional publishing group in Europe, has acquired 100% of Giuffrè Editore, an Italian publishing house founded in Milan in 1931. With a catalog of over 15,000 titles, Giuffrè Editore is one of the market leaders in Italy in professional publishing for legal and tax professionals.
buyer: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut (ELS) is a European group that provides professional publishing and training to legal and tax professionals. Their training entities are composed of 150 employees, trainers, computer staff, commercial, marketing and support teams. "
target: Giuffrè Editore
Founded in 1931, Giuffrè Editore is one of the market leaders in Italy in professional publishing for legal and tax professionals. With a catalog of over 15,000 titles, Giuffrè Editore has been a partner to legal and tax professionals for over 80 years.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$52
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 10/3/2016 via PR Newswire

Baring Private Equity Asia, Onex Corporation, acquired Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has closed the sale of its Intellectual Property & Science business to private equity funds affiliated with Onex Corporation and Baring Private Equity Asia. The Intellectual Property & Science business provides comprehensive intellectual property and scientific information.
buyer: Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX:$622.00)
buyer: Baring Private Equity Asia
Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. Onex acquires and builds high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. Baring Private Equity Asia is one of the largest and most established independent alternative asset management firms in Asia. "
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science (:$1,614.03)
Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science provides intellectual property and scientific information, decision support tools and services that enable the lifecycle of innovation for governments, academia, publishers and corporations to discover, protect and commercialize new ideas and brands.
price ($mm)
$3,550
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closed 11/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Transom Capital Group, acquired BridgeTower Media

synopsis: Transom Capital Group, a leading operations-focused middle market private equity firm, announced it has acquired BridgeTower Media, a leading provider of B2B information, research, events, and marketing solutions across more than 25 U.S. markets and industries.
buyer: Transom Capital Group
Transom is an operations-focused private equity firm in the middle market with more than $500M in assets under management. The firm's methodology and industry expertise create improved operational efficiency, significant top-line growth, and distinctive outcomes. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: BridgeTower Media
BridgeTower Media is a leading provider of business information, events and marketing services for the legal, financial, construction and government sectors in more than 20 local and regional markets across the United States.
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closed 8/19/2015 via Company Press Release

ALM Media Properties, LLC, acquired China Law & Practice

synopsis: ALM has acquired China Law & Practice from Euromoney. China Law & Practice provides accurate translations and extensive analyses of PRC laws, as well as legal and risk management resources. Its clientele consists of senior executives and in-house legal counsel, domestic Chinese companies, government organizations and leading law firms.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: ALM Media Properties, LLC
ALM is a global leader in specialized industry news and information. Trusted reporting delivered through innovative technology is the hallmark of ALM’s award-winning media properties. Headquartered in New York City with 18 offices worldwide, ALM brands have been serving their markets since 1843. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: China Law & Practice
China Law & Practice provides accurate translations and extensive analyses of PRC laws and is the most respected legal and risk management resource designed to help subscribers interpret changes on the ground in China.
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closed 9/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Virtuoso Publishing Ltd., acquired Lawyer's World

synopsis: Lawyers World and DealMakers Monthly magazines have been acquired by Virtuoso Publishing Ltd. Lawyers World is a global corporate law reporting publication reaching out to a variety of readers to include CEO/CFO - Banks, Corporate Lawyers and Venture Capital/Private Equity Companies. DealMakers Monthly is a deal reporting publication.
buyer: Virtuoso Publishing Ltd.
Virtuoso Publishing Ltd. is a holding company. "
target: Lawyer's World
Lawyers World Magazine and DealMakers Monthly are established global corporate law reporting and deal reporting publications reaching out to a variety of readers to include CEO/CFO - Banks, Corporate Lawyers and Venture Capital/Private Equity Companies to name a few.
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closed 4/17/2013 via PR Newswire

Thomson CompuMark, acquired Onscope

synopsis: Thomson CompuMark, a Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property (IP) & Science business and global leader in trademark searching and brand protection solutions, announced the acquisition of the trademark business of Onscope, a provider of trademark searching, monitoring and online screening in Canada.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson CompuMark
Thomson CompuMark, a Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property (IP) & Science business and a subsidiary of Thomson Reuters, provides the industry’s broadest range of trademark research and brand protection solutions. "
target: Onscope
Onscope is a premier Canadian provider of trademark research technology with regional intellectual property expertise and services in both French and English. With an emphasis on linguistics technologies, it has created some of the most innovative products in information retrieval and translation.
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closed 6/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Chambers & Partners, acquired Top 3 Legal

synopsis: Chambers and Partners, the world’s leading provider of legal research and analysis, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Top 3 Legal, an emerging online platform that assists businesses in managing their relationships with external lawyers and law firms.
buyer parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
buyer: Chambers & Partners
Chambers and Partners is the world’s leading provider of legal research and analysis, delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers. Chambers empowers organisations to make informed decisions when selecting legal services. "
target: Top 3 Legal
Top 3 Legal is an online platform that allows businesses to manage their relationships with external lawyers and law firms. It enables inhouse legal departments to instruct the right lawyer for each matter, informed by their knowledge and experience of those external lawyers.
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closed 1/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

LexisNexis, acquired Knowledge Mosaic LLC

synopsis: LexisNexis announced it acquired Knowledge Mosaic Inc. The Knowledge Mosaic research and current awareness platform is an indispensable resource with a complete collection of federal laws and regulations.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: Knowledge Mosaic LLC
Knowledge Mosaic LLC provides online information resources for legal professionals who work in highly regulated industries. Its websites offer single points of access for regulatory information, providing an integrated, query-intensive platform for legal research and analysis.
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closed 12/1/2010 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired State Net

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, announced that it has acquired State Net® – the premier provider of legislative and regulatory content and tools in the United States.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: State Net
State Net collects, normalizes and editorially enhances all bills introduced in the 50 U.S. state legislatures, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Congress, as well as all agency regulations from every state.
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closed 5/8/2006 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe, acquired Carl Heymanns Verlag KG

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe, a leading publisher and information services provider, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Carl Heymanns Verlag KG (Cologne), following approval from the German Cartel Office. Carl Heymanns Verlag is one of Germany's leading academic and legal publishers.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory Europe
Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Regulatory activities in Europe focus on the growth potential of six customer segments: legal; fiscal/financial; human resources; public & government administration; health, safety & environment (HSE); transport. "
target: Carl Heymanns Verlag KG
One of Germany’s leading academic and legal publishers with its highly recognized brands and excellent portfolio of best-selling products in economic and public law as well as commercial litigation protection.
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announced 5/13/2003 via BNC Analysis

Koninklijke Brill NV, will purchase lists in the fields of Public International Law and Human Rights from Kluwer Law International

synopsis: Koninklijke Brill NV agreed to acquire the publishing list (PL) of Kluwer Law International Ltd, a Dordrecht-based publishing company, a unit of Wolters Kluwer NV. PL consist of over 1650 book titles, 17 journals and 5 loose-leaf publications.
buyer: Koninklijke Brill NV (ENXTAM:BRILL:$39.83)
Koninklijke Brill NV operates as an academic publishing company in the Netherlands. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Kluwer Law International
WK grouped its English-language European and international law publications in a new company, Kluwer Law International, consisting of Graham & Trotman of the UK and Kluwer Law & Taxation and Martinus Nijhoff, both based in The Netherlands.
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closed 1/4/2012 via BusinessWire

Advantage Business Media, acquired Vicon Publishing, Inc.

synopsis: Advantage Business Media has acquired Vicon Publishing, Inc. Vicon provides information to readers across selected industries and is specialized in providing strategic marketing solutions for the forensic, digital forensic, and cleanroom industries generating new sources of revenue and strengthening brand names and reader loyalty.
buyer parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
buyer: Advantage Business Media
Advantage Business Media is an integrated business media company with a diversified portfolio of highly focused print publications, e-newsletters, specialized directories, vertical search databases, conferences, ancillary media vehicles, and associated web-based services. "
target: Vicon Publishing, Inc.
Vicon Publishing provides information to readers across selected industries and is specialized in providing strategic marketing solutions for the forensic, digital forensic, and cleanroom industries generating new sources of revenue and strengthening brand names and reader loyalty.
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closed 4/8/2004 via PR Newswire

Wadsworth Group, acquired Copperhouse Publishing Company

synopsis: Thomson Higher Education, a global provider of teaching materials for higher education and part of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC - News; TSX: TOC - News), today announced the acquisition of all criminal justice titles from Copperhouse Publishing Company.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Wadsworth Group
Thomson Higher Education/Thomson Wadsworth is part of the Thomson Corporation and is a worldwide provider of higher education textbooks, software, and Internet materials for the humanities, social sciences, and behavioral sciences. Wadsworth develops comprehensive learning solutions for instructors "
target: Copperhouse Publishing Company
Copperhouse Publishing Company publishes titles in criminal justice, criminology, security, and corrections, as well as its manuals for police academies and advanced officer training.
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closed 5/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

FiscalNote Inc., acquired TimeBase Pty Ltd

synopsis: FiscalNote, a Washington, D.C.-based technology provider of global policy and market intelligence, acquired TimeBase, an Australia-based company that provides legislative research and tracking tools that help organizations understand and keep up to date with Australian legislation.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
Led by founder and CEO Tim Hwang, FiscalNote is an information services company focused on global policy and market intelligence, which combines AI technology, expert analysis, and legislative, regulatory, and geopolitical data. "
target: TimeBase Pty Ltd
TimeBase is an Australia-based company that provides legislative research and tracking tools that help organizations understand and keep up to date with Australian legislation.
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($0.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
450
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Ticker: AMEX:ISDR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Issuer Direct
Issuer Direct
Issuer Direct Corporation is a market leader and innovator of disclosure management solutions and cloud-based compliance technologies. Its flagship technology platform is DMS, a secure cloud based workflow compliance collaboration system for corporate issuers and compliance professionals.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.04
EBIT ($mm)
$1.47
Net Income ($mm)
$1.52
Employees
66
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Ticker: ASX:TMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire is a rapidly growing performance-based online and mobile marketing solutions provider with reach to consumers in over 200 countries. Mpire offers advertisers a scalable solution to gain consumer acquisitions on a strict performance basis.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$23.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TRHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tabula Rasa Healthcare
Tabula Rasa Healthcare
Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) is a leader in providing patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare organizations to optimize medication regimens to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs and manage risk.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$204.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.27
EBIT ($mm)
$1.63
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
952
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Ticker: AIM:BRY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brady plc
Brady plc
Brady plc is the leading provider of software solutions for global commodity trading. They offer a choice of trading and risk management applications designed to enable producers, financial organisations and trading companies to manage their commodity transactions in an integrated solution.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
253
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Ticker: OM:RTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rethinking Care AB
Rethinking Care AB
Rethinking Care introduces a holistic concept in nursing & health, based on 3 interacting spheres of activity - "Software as a service", "Care as a service" & "Health as a service", based on a high level of competence in nursing & healthcare services as well as IT tools developed for health care.
year
2016
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Ticker: AIM:ACC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Access Intelligence plc
Access Intelligence plc
Access Intelligence Plc is the parent company of a group of Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses that deliver comprehensive reputation and risk management solutions for both the public and private sectors.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$26.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
204
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Ticker: CPSE:PENNEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Penneo ApS
Penneo ApS
Penneo A/S is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company, that has evolved into an eco-system of automation solutions that digitizes company workflows related to onboarding of customers (KYC), and signing and management of documents in a secure and easy way.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: PCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pendrell Corporation
Pendrell Corporation
Pendrell Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pendrell Technologies, Inc., provides innovative intellectual property solutions for leading companies worldwide.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($16.08)
EBIT ($mm)
($16.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
35
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clarivate Analytics
Clarivate Analytics
Clarivate Analytics is a research analytics software company that provides subscription-based services in research and patent analytics. Organizations and researchers rely on the knowledge bases from Clarivate for information about pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence and IP management.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,614.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$542.18
EBIT ($mm)
$84.79
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8568
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Ticker: TSX:MDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) offers space-based solutions for cost-efficient global delivery of direct-to-home television, satellite radio, broadband internet, and mobile communications. MDA also offers end-to-end solutions to monitor and manage changes and activities worldwide.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,616.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$343.00
EBIT ($mm)
($28.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$118.00
Employees
5800
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Ticker: OM:KAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Karnov Group AB
Karnov Group AB
The Karnov Group serves leading legal, tax and accounting professionals in Sweden and Denmark with online research solutions, continued legal education, and decision support tools for improved client advisory, and continuously invests in new technology.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$95.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$34.39
EBIT ($mm)
$16.15
Net Income ($mm)
$12.09
Employees
280
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Ticker: DJCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Journal Corp.
Daily Journal Corp.
Daily Journal Corp. publishes newspapers in California, Washington, Arizona, Colorado and Nevada and the California Lawyer magazine and produces several specialized information services. It provides news of interest to California lawyers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$44.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.87
EBIT ($mm)
($2.60)
Net Income ($mm)
$2.15
Employees
310
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Ticker: TSX:ISV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Information Services Corporation
Information Services Corporation
Information Services Corporation (ISC) is a provider of registry and information services to the Province of Saskatchewan. The Company is the exclusive provider of the Land Titles Registry, Land Surveys Directory, Personal Property Registry and Corporate Registry in Saskatchewan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$84.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.05
EBIT ($mm)
$19.49
Net Income ($mm)
$25.87
Employees
357
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Ticker: AIM:ULS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ULS Technology plc
ULS Technology plc
ULS Technology plc brings customers and legal professionals together via housing market comparison services, delivered through their technology systems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$38.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.83
EBIT ($mm)
$6.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4.40
Employees
102
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