Like OEConnection LLC

closed 6/2/2016 via PE Hub

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired OEConnection LLC

synopsis: OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading automotive parts technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, facilitating an estimated $20 billion in annual replacement parts trade, announced that Providence Equity Partners will acquire a majority equity stake in OEC.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with $45 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing. "
target parent: Ford Motor Company
target: OEConnection LLC
OEConnection is the leading parts ecommerce technology provider for OEM distribution networks, serving over 20 OEMs, 100,000 dealership and repair customers. Customers use OEC solutions millions of times each month to access real-time, dynamic pricing and to move original equipment parts.
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closed 9/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired OEConnection LLC

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in OEConnection LLC (OEC) from Providence Equity Partners, a premier global asset management firm. OEC is the leading global automotive technology provider for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) distribution networks.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: OEConnection LLC
OEC is the leading global automotive technology provider for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) distribution networks. Its suite of ecommerce, pricing, supply chain, business intelligence, part cataloging, data solutions, and services helps automakers and their dealer networks sell more OE parts.
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announced 1/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Reynolds & Reynolds, will acquire AddOnAuto

synopsis: Reynolds and Reynolds, a leading provider of automotive dealership software and services, announced that the company has acquired Add.On.Auto (AOA), the leading digital platform for marketing and selling vehicle accessories. AOA is a web-enabled technology platform that streamlines accessory marketing and sales.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Reynolds & Reynolds
The Reynolds and Reynolds Company is the automotive industry’s largest and most trusted provider of automobile dealership software, business forms and supplies, and professional services to help dealerships improve business results. "
target: AddOnAuto
AddOnAuto (AOA) is an In-Store Accessories Sales Solution that helps auto dealerships sell accessories effortlessly from within their dealership and includes a Visual Configurator as well as a Virtual Inventory System.
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closed 7/1/2014 via BusinessWire

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired ASR Pro, LLC

synopsis: Dealertrack Technologies announced the acquisition of ASR Pro, a leading provider of web-based electronic multipoint-inspection and fixed operations services for automotive dealerships. The company helps automotive dealers and service centers streamline communications, enhance customer retention and grow Fixed Ops revenues.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value web-based software solutions and services enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, third-party retailers, agents, and aftermarket providers. "
target: ASR Pro, LLC
ASR Pro is multipoint inspection software and additional service request package designed to help automotive dealers and service centers streamline communications, enhance customer retention and grow Fixed Ops revenues.
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

ReconVelocity, acquired Recon Ninjas

synopsis: ReconVelocity, a provider of dealership reconditioning software, has acquired Recon Ninjas, a customizable reconditioning software solution for automotive dealerships. Recon Ninjas' mobile solution helps dealerships to better manage their reconditioning process while reducing the time it takes to get their inventory on the front line.
buyer: ReconVelocity
ReconVelocity is a provider of dealership reconditioning software. ReconVelocity offers a cloud-based workflow platform that is customizable to their client's unique recon needs. Their platform helps dealerships to fine-tune their reconditioning process to achieve faster inventory cycle times. "
target: Recon Ninjas
Recon Ninjas is a customizable reconditioning software solution for automotive dealerships. Recon Ninjas' mobile solution helps dealerships to better manage their reconditioning process while reducing the time it takes to get their inventory on the front line.
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closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired New Era Software LLC

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc., the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry, has announced that it has purchased New Era Software LLC, a U.S.-based provider of bodyshop management systems.
buyer parent: GTCR Golder Rauner
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
The Solera companies provide a complete range of technology solutions, shared services and consulting for the automobile insurance claims processing industry. "
target: New Era Software LLC
New Era Software LLC is a U.S.-based provider of bodyshop management systems. Its products include iAutoFocus, WebView, and Image+.
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announced 12/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Overall Parts Solutions will be merged with OEConnection LLC,

synopsis: Overall Parts Solutions (OPS) will merge with OEConnection, an automotive technology provider for OEM distribution networks. OPS is a provider of parts procurement technologies. OPS improves the parts supply-chain for repair shops. Their web-based tool enables shops to increase their efficiency and get their customers back on the road faster.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: OEConnection LLC
OEConnection (OEC) is an automotive technology provider for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) distribution networks. Its suite of ecommerce, pricing, supply chain, business intelligence, part cataloging, data solutions, and services helps automakers and their dealer networks sell more OE parts. "
target: Overall Parts Solutions
Overall Parts Solutions (OPS) is a provider of parts procurement technologies. OPS improves the parts supply-chain for collision repair shops and parts suppliers. Their web-based parts procurement tool enables shops to increase their efficiency and get their customers back on the road faster.
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closed 10/26/2021 via BusinessWire

MyShopManager, acquired Bolt On Technology

synopsis: Performant Capital has acquired Bolt On Technology, a SaaS provider of automotive service workflow software tools. Performant will integrate Bolt On with its portfolio companies MyShopManager and Unotifi. The resulting SaaS platform is uniquely suited to increase revenue and profitability for auto repair services with its cloud-based solutions.
buyer parent: Performant Capital
buyer: MyShopManager
MyShopManager provides marketing automation and shop workflow software deployed via a SaaS cloud-based model. The software enables two-way texting communications between shop owners and their customers as well as providing digital vehicle inspections and online scheduling capabilities. "
target: Bolt On Technology
BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY equips the automotive aftermarket with award-winning technology tools to improve customer communication. The company’s digital vehicle inspection technology instantly transmits photos, videos and text messages to more effectively communicate automotive repair details.
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closed 2/25/2021 via PR Newswire

asTech, acquired adasThink

synopsis: asTech, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC, has acquired adasThink. Based in Canada, adasThink retrieves information related to the vehicle-specific advanced driver-assistance systems ("ADAS") and identifies required ADAS procedures and calibration based on labor operations in an automotive repair estimate.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: asTech
asTech is the leading provider of remote diagnostic solutions and services to the collision industry. The company provides cutting-edge, expert diagnostics using OEM tools to provide safe and accurate repairs, as well as remote diagnostics using its patented device. "
target: adasThink
Based in Canada, adasThink is a leading software company that accurately and automatically identifies required Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibrations and equipped ADAS features. The technology links to OEM documentation needed to validate ADAS-related repairs.
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closed 10/1/2014 via GlobeNewswire

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired TCS Technologies

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc. announced that it has acquired TCS Technologies, a leading provider of software, websites and digital marketing services designed exclusively for dealers, wholesalers, retreaders and manufacturers within the automotive tire and wheel vertical.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. offers an award-winning suite of data-driven software tools and marketing services to help dealers, equipment manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets Sell More Stuff!™ – online and in-store. "
target: TCS Technologies
TCS Technologies is a leading provider of software, websites and digital marketing services designed exclusively for dealers, wholesalers, retreaders and manufacturers within the automotive tire and wheel vertical.
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announced 2/22/2012 via Forbes

eBay, will acquire WHI Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: eBay has agreed to acquire WHI Solutions, a Rye Brook, New York-based provider of software and digital catalog solutions for auto parts distributors and retailers. The company said that the deal will enable its eBay Motors business to improve parts selection for customers while allowing sellers to reach more buyers.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,265.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: WHI Solutions, Inc.
WHI Solutions provides web based eBusiness solutions to the Transportation Market. Its solutions include eCommerce, eCatalog, Distribution Management and Business Intelligence. Its core customers are Automotive and Heavy Duty Parts sellers and Service Providers.
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closed 1/4/2017 via PR Newswire

Delphi Automotive PLC, acquired Movimento Group

synopsis: Delphi Automotive PLC announced it has acquired Movimento, a leading provider of Over-the-Air software lifecycle and data management for the automotive sector. Movimento's advanced technology platform enables manufacturers to quickly and efficiently upgrade or fix software at all stages of a vehicle's lifecycle.
buyer: Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH:$15,696.00)
Delphi Automotive PLC is a leading global technology company for automotive and commercial vehicle markets delivering solutions that help make vehicles safe, green and connected. Delphi operates technical centers, manufacturing sites and customer support services in 33 countries. "
target: Movimento Group
Devoted to developing advanced technologies that help realize The Software-Defined Car™, Movimento Group utilizes its decade-long history as a leader in automotive reflash services and its innovations in OTA software.
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closed 8/1/2007 via PE Hub

DealerTrack, Inc., acquired AutoStyleMart, Inc.

synopsis: DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. has acquired AutoStyleMart, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software solutions and services that enable auto dealers to procure, manage and sell vehicle accessories. AutoStyleMart is a privately held company headquartered in Waltham, MA, with 16 employees.
buyer: DealerTrack, Inc. (TRAK:$993.05)
DealerTrack’s intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. "
target: AutoStyleMart, Inc.
AutoStyleMart's products and services enable auto dealers to setup, manage and grow a highly profitable accessories department through the use of powerful technology, outsourced product & supply chain management and targeted marketing programs.
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announced 11/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

The Hearst Corporation, will acquire Noregon

synopsis: Hearst, a global media, information and services company, will acquire an 80% stake in Noregon Systems, a provider of commercial vehicle diagnostic software. Noregon helps fleets, OEMs, dealerships, and repair facilities to maximize vehicle uptime. Their software enables users to simplify their diagnostic process and quickly repair any problems.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
Hearst is a leading global, diversified media, information and services company with more than 360 businesses. Its major interests include ownership in cable television networks such as A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime and ESPN; global ratings agency Fitch Group and more. "
target: Noregon
Noregon is a provider of commercial vehicle diagnostic and repair software. Noregon helps fleets, OEMs, dealerships, and repair facilities to maximize vehicle uptime. Their software enables users to simplify their diagnostic process, detect issues, and quickly repair any problems.
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Newswire

vAuto, Inc., acquired iReconCars

synopsis: vAuto, a provider of innovative technology for used vehicle department sales and profits has announced the acquisition of iReconCars. iReconCars is a used car reconditioning management platform that allows dealers to automate the reconditioning process to control expenses, reduce mistakes and stop delays.
buyer parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
buyer: vAuto, Inc.
vAuto provides innovative technology, tools and business intelligence to help dealers improve their used vehicle department sales and profits. vAuto’s Provision Suite offers premium products that guide used vehicle acquisition, appraisals, pricing, merchandising and transparent sales processes. "
target: iReconCars
iReconCars is a used car reconditioning management platform. They allow dealers to automate the reconditioning process to control expenses, reduce mistakes and delays, manage third-party partners, and improve customer satisfaction and trust through their MyCarPedigree system.
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announced 7/8/2013 via BusinessWire

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, will acquire Service Repair Solutions

synopsis: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a private equity firm exclusively focused on information/business services and healthcare, announced it has agreed to buy Service Repair Solutions, a leading provider of mission-critical data, information services and workflow solutions to the automotive service and repair industry, from Warburg Pincus.
buyer: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe is the largest and most successful private equity firm focused on two industry sectors: information/business services and healthcare. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Service Repair Solutions
Service Repair Solutions, Inc. delivers innovative solutions for the service and repair industry. They enhance service and repair at the point of delivery improving the experience for those diagnosing, repairing, and communicating the growing complexity of automotive service.
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closed 10/8/2012 via PR Newswire

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired APU Solutions

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc. announced that one of its subsidiaries has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of PS Holdings, L.L.C., whose services are sold under the "APU" brand name. APU is a cloud-based locator of recycled, aftermarket, reconditioned and surplus original equipment parts for the vehicle repair industry.
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. Solera is active in over 60 countries across six continents. The Solera companies include Audatex in the United States, Canada, and in more than 45 additional countries. "
target: APU Solutions
APU is a cloud-based locator of recycled, aftermarket, reconditioned and surplus original equipment parts for the vehicle repair industry. APU sources these alternative parts from its extensive, qualified network of automotive recyclers, parts distributors, dealers and manufacturers.
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closed 10/9/2006 via PR Newswire

Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., acquired Tolerance A/S

synopsis: Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., a tier one supplier of automotive lighting and electronic equipment, has acquired a majority ownership share in Demark-based software specialist Tolerance A/S.
buyer: Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.
Hella, a global supplier, develops and manufactures components and systems for lighting and electronics for the automotive industry, including advanced driver-assistance systems enhancing safety and comfort. "
target: Tolerance A/S
Tolerance develops and sells software for Internet-based technical service, including the diagnosis and repair of passenger cars and commercial vehicles for motor-vehicle garages in Europe.
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announced 12/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Overall Parts Solutions will be merged with OEConnection LLC,

synopsis: Overall Parts Solutions (OPS) will merge with OEConnection, an automotive technology provider for OEM distribution networks. OPS is a provider of parts procurement technologies. OPS improves the parts supply-chain for repair shops. Their web-based tool enables shops to increase their efficiency and get their customers back on the road faster.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: OEConnection LLC
OEConnection (OEC) is an automotive technology provider for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) distribution networks. Its suite of ecommerce, pricing, supply chain, business intelligence, part cataloging, data solutions, and services helps automakers and their dealer networks sell more OE parts. "
target: Overall Parts Solutions
Overall Parts Solutions (OPS) is a provider of parts procurement technologies. OPS improves the parts supply-chain for collision repair shops and parts suppliers. Their web-based parts procurement tool enables shops to increase their efficiency and get their customers back on the road faster.
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closed 7/13/2020 via PR Web

OEConnection LLC, acquired NuGen IT

synopsis: OEConnection (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for OEM distribution networks, has acquired NuGen IT, Inc., a developer of information management software tools for the property and casualty insurance industry. NuGen IT provides integrated auto and homeowners' claims processing, workflow and business process compliance solutions.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: OEConnection LLC
OEConnection (OEC) is an automotive technology provider for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) distribution networks. Its suite of ecommerce, pricing, supply chain, business intelligence, part cataloging, data solutions, and services helps automakers and their dealer networks sell more OE parts. "
target: NuGen IT
NuGen IT is a developer of information management software tools for the property and casualty insurance industry and its partners. NuGen IT provides integrated auto and homeowners' claims processing, workflow and business process compliance solutions.
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closed 9/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired OEConnection LLC

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in OEConnection LLC (OEC) from Providence Equity Partners, a premier global asset management firm. OEC is the leading global automotive technology provider for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) distribution networks.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: OEConnection LLC
OEC is the leading global automotive technology provider for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) distribution networks. Its suite of ecommerce, pricing, supply chain, business intelligence, part cataloging, data solutions, and services helps automakers and their dealer networks sell more OE parts.
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closed 6/2/2016 via PE Hub

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired OEConnection LLC

synopsis: OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading automotive parts technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, facilitating an estimated $20 billion in annual replacement parts trade, announced that Providence Equity Partners will acquire a majority equity stake in OEC.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with $45 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing. "
target parent: Ford Motor Company
target: OEConnection LLC
OEConnection is the leading parts ecommerce technology provider for OEM distribution networks, serving over 20 OEMs, 100,000 dealership and repair customers. Customers use OEC solutions millions of times each month to access real-time, dynamic pricing and to move original equipment parts.
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announced 6/22/2022 via PR Newswire

Gridiron Capital, LLC, will acquire Vistage

synopsis: Gridiron Capital, an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, will acquire Vistage Worldwide, Inc., the world's largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses (SMB), from Providence Equity Partners.
buyer: Gridiron Capital, LLC
Gridiron Capital is an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, and creating value by building middle-market companies into industry-leaders in branded consumer, B2B and B2C services, and niche industrial segments in the United States and Canada. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Vistage
Vistage is the world's largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses. Vistage helps CEOs, business owners and key executives solve their greatest challenges through confidential peer groups and one-to-one executive coaching sessions.
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

MAPAL Group, acquired Guudjob

synopsis: MAPAL Group, a leading provider of hospitality management solutions in Europe, has acquired Guudjob, an employee experience platform based in Spain. Guudjob helps businesses to increase employee motivation and performance. Their mobile app provides employees with rewards, recognition, communication, work climate surveys and staff evaluations.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: MAPAL Group
MAPAL Group is a European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions. MAPAL offers workforce management, business analytics, and back office solutions to helps their clients optimize their business, reduce costs, and offer better services. "
target: Guudjob
Guudjob is an employee experience platform based in Spain. Guudjob helps businesses to increase employee motivation and performance. Their mobile app provides employees with rewards, recognition, communication, work climate surveys and staff evaluations.
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closed 5/17/2022 via BusinessWire

Tiugo Technologies, acquired CKSource

synopsis: Tiugo Technologies, a PSG portfolio company focused on assembling a collection of global, API-first developer platforms in the document and data management market, announced the acquisition of CKSource, a provider of rich text editing and document collaboration software for developers.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Tiugo Technologies
Tiugo Technologies is assembling a collection of global, API-first, market-leading developer platforms focused on document and data management to help them accelerate growth, increase operating efficiency and fund add-on acquisitions. "
target: CKSource
Founded in 2006, CKSource is an industry-leading software company committed to delivering top quality content editing solutions to all types of organizations worldwide. Its portfolio includes hundreds of world-recognized brands, including Fortune 500 organizations.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired Iconik

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired iconik, a cloud-native, SaaS media management solution based in Sweden. iconik allows users to share files from any storage, collaborate on video, and enrich media with AI for high searchability, all with great ease and the ability to scale to serve solo creators or large global teams.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: Iconik
iconik is a cloud-native, SaaS media management solution based in Sweden. iconik allows users to share files from any storage, collaborate on video, and enrich media with AI for high searchability, all with great ease and the ability to scale to serve solo creators or large global teams.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired Celtx Inc.

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired Celtx, a leading provider of screenwriting tools in Canada. Celtx provides an all-in-one software solution for writing, planning, and managing media production. Their collaborative solution enables film, video, and video game producers to stay engaged and organized.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: Celtx Inc.
Celtx is a leading provider of screenwriting tools in Canada. Celtx provides an all-in-one software solution for writing, planning, and managing media production. Their collaborative solution enables film, video, and video game producers to stay engaged and organized.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired Wildmoka SAS

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired Wildmoka, a live video clipping solution based in France. Wildmoka is used to create live and near-live content for sports, news, and entertainment. Their cloud-native Digital Media Factory empowers broadcasters and rights owners to produce and deliver content from any source.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: Wildmoka SAS
Wildmoka is a live video clipping solution based in France. Wildmoka is used to create live and near-live content for sports, news, and entertainment. Their cloud-native Digital Media Factory empowers broadcasters and rights owners to produce and deliver content from any source.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired Zype

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired Zype, a cloud-based infrastructure solution for digital video. Zype offers customizable APIs and turnkey solutions for OTT apps and linear/FAST channels. Their solutions enable video creators or distributors to quickly build, launch, and manage superior video products at scale.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: Zype
Zype is a cloud-based infrastructure solution for digital video. Zype offers customizable APIs and turnkey solutions for OTT apps and linear/FAST channels. Their solutions enable video creators or distributors to quickly build, launch, and manage superior video products at scale.
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closed 4/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired ftrack

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired ftrack, a scalable cloud-based project management solution in Sweden. ftrack helps clients in the media & entertainment industry to meet the ever-increasing demands of post production. Their solution makes it easy to seamlessly and securely collaborate with anyone, anywhere.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: ftrack
ftrack is a scalable cloud-based project management solution in Sweden. ftrack helps clients in the media & entertainment industry to meet the ever-increasing demands of post production. Their solution makes it easy to seamlessly and securely collaborate with anyone, anywhere.
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closed 3/2/2022 via Company Press Release

Galileo Global Education, acquired AKAD University

synopsis: Galileo Global Education, an international provider of higher education, has acquired AKAD University from AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA. AKAD is Germany's oldest state-recognised private distance learning university and specialises in time- and location-independent distance learning.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Galileo Global Education
Galileo Global Education is an international provider of higher education with an offer that spans from applied arts, fashion, design and digital/Internet to business and medicine. The group is present in over 91 campuses in 13 countries around the world and has over 170,000 enrolled students. "
target parent: Aurelius AG
target: AKAD University
AKAD is the first private long-distance university in Germany and one of the largest providers of distance learning. It offers more than 80 part-time distance learning courses with Bachelor's, Master's and MBA degrees and more than 100 continuing education options.
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closed 2/14/2022 via Company Press Release

FIS, acquired Payrix

synopsis: Financial technology leader FIS announced it has enhanced its embedded payments strategy with the acquisition of Atlanta-based, Payrix. Payrix is an innovative fintech company that specializes in enabling SaaS-based platforms to embed payments and financial technology into their offerings to enhance the payments experience for SMBs.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial
buyer: FIS (FIS:$9,241.00)
FIS is a global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. FIS software, services, consulting and outsourcing solutions are focused on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, trade enablement, transaction processing and record-keeping."
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Payrix
Founded in 2015, Payrix is an innovative fintech company that specializes in enabling SaaS-based platforms to embed payments and financial technology into their offerings to enhance the payments experience for SMBs.
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closed 2/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

Imaweb, acquired Custeed

synopsis: Imaweb, a leading Continental European provider of digital SaaS solutions for the automotive industry, announced the acquisition of CUSTEED. CUSTEED is a next-generation customer experience and loyalty management SaaS platform for the automotive industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Imaweb
Spain-based Imaweb is a developer and distributor of digital solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company was formed through the merger of Imaweb and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems group, a French software development company for car manufacturers, group distributers and dealers, in 2019. "
target: Custeed
CUSTEED is a next-generation customer experience and loyalty management SaaS platform for the automotive industry, enabling car dealers to boost online lead generation, increase e-reputation and manage customer satisfaction.
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closed 2/10/2022 via BNC Analysis

Imaweb, acquired FordonsData Nordic Aktiebolag

synopsis: Imaweb, a leading Continental European provider of digital SaaS solutions for the automotive industry, announced the acquisition of FordonsData. FordonsData is the market leader in business systems and sales support for the automotive industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Imaweb
Spain-based Imaweb is a developer and distributor of digital solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company was formed through the merger of Imaweb and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems group, a French software development company for car manufacturers, group distributers and dealers, in 2019. "
target: FordonsData Nordic Aktiebolag
FordonsData is the market leader in business systems and sales support for the automotive industry. They develop and sell the business system Kobra II Vehicle System and the sales support Kobra II Sales Support and Car Calculation.
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closed 1/26/2022 via Company Press Release

billwerk GmbH, acquired SOFACTO

synopsis: Germany-based billwerk Group, a leading European provider of subscription management and recurring billing software solutions, has acquired Sofacto, a leading French provider of subscription management and recurring billing applications based on Salesforce.com technology.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: billwerk GmbH
Based in Germany, billwerk is a leading provider of subscription management and recurring billing software solutions. Its platform is used by several hundred midsize and enterprise customers as well as fast expanding start-ups across Germany, Switzerland and France. "
target: SOFACTO
Based in France, Sofacto supports companies of all sizes in their digital transformation. Quick to deploy and highly customisable, Sofacto's SaaS applications allow customers to manage billing, invoicing, subscriptions and payments directly within their CRM.
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closed 1/19/2022 via BusinessWire

Meal Ticket, acquired Marketman

synopsis: Meal Ticket, a leading end-to-end business management solution for foodservice distributors, and MarketMan, a leading inventory management and supplier automation platform for the restaurant industry, announced a merger to combine their complementary software.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Meal Ticket
Meal Ticket is a software provider in the food service supply chain, delivering a suite of SaaS tools to provide distributors and manufacturers visibility into critical market data. The company’s solutions enable its clients to shift from analog systems to fully automated, software-driven solutions."
target: Marketman
MarketMan is an inventory management platform that helps restaurants keep costs under control and efficiently manage inventory by automating back-of-house operations. MarketMan’s cloud-based inventory management and purchasing solution simplifies all back-of-house operations.
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closed 1/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

INE, acquired Cloudskills.io

synopsis: INE, the global leader in Information Technology training, has acquired CloudSkills.io, an immersive cloud consulting and training firm, widely praised by users for its highly skilled instructors, practical projects, and deep learning across the cloud sector.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: INE
INE is the premier provider of Technical Training for the IT industry. INE is revolutionizing the digital learning industry through the implementation of adaptive technologies and a proven method of hands-on training experiences. "
target: Cloudskills.io
CloudSkills.io is an immersive cloud consulting and training firm. CloudSkills.io has established its global leadership in the training and consulting space by blending learning experiences, coaching, consulting, advisory services, and custom workshops.
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closed 1/11/2022 via BusinessWire

mPulse Mobile Inc., acquired HealthCrowd

synopsis: mPulse Mobile has acquired HealthCrowd, a leading communications platform-as-a-service innovator focused primarily on the Medicaid market. The acquisition combines mPulse’s unique conversational AI with HealthCrowd’s engagement solution expertise to build highly tailored programs that put the consumer at the forefront of their health experience.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: mPulse Mobile Inc.
mPulse Mobile is the leader in Conversational AI solutions for the healthcare industry and drives improved health outcomes and business efficiencies by engaging individuals with tailored and meaningful dialogue. "
target: HealthCrowd
HealthCrowd is a leading consumer engagement company. HealthCrowd’s technology platform enables organizations across the healthcare spectrum to control, coordinate and analyze all communications to their members and patients.
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closed 1/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

Smartly.io, acquired Ad-Lib.io

synopsis: Helsinki-based advertising platform Smartly.io is looking to push beyond just social, and in a deal has snapped up Google-focused creative optimisation service Ad-Lib.io. Ad-Lib.io has built the next generation Creative Management Platform, using intelligent automation to bring creative and media teams closer together.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Smartly.io
Smartly.io a leading global creative and digital advertising platform. Smartly.io automates every step of social advertising to unlock greater performance. Their easy-to-use SaaS tool offers marketers a quick way to create, manage & optimize every aspect of a successful social advertising campaign. "
target: Ad-Lib.io
Ad-Lib.io has built the next generation Creative Management Platform, using intelligent automation to bring creative and media teams closer together. Ad-Lib.io helps brands turn great creative storytelling into amazingly effective and relevant digital ads.
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closed 12/17/2021 via BusinessWire

ShieldCo, acquired Traction Guest

synopsis: SG, a leading growth equity firm partnering with middle-market software and technology-enabled services companies, in combination with ShieldCo, a PSG V portfolio company focused on building the visitor management space, has acquired Canada-based Traction Guest, a provider of cloud-based visitor management and workforce security software.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: ShieldCo
ShieldCo is a Visitor, Identity, and Risk Management SaaS leader, providing solutions to manage visitors, employees, workspaces, and beyond with our visitor management software (VMS) solutions. ShieldCo is backed by PSG V. "
target: Traction Guest
Based in Canada, Traction Guest seeks to ensure safety and security for employees, contractors and essential visitors through its Workforce Security Platform. The platform provides an advanced enterprise visitor management system, health and safety controls, critical outreach and more.
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announced 12/7/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Onex Corporation, will acquire TES Global

synopsis: Toronto-based Onex Corporation will acquire Tes Global, a leading education technology services provider, from Providence Equity Partners L.L.C. Headquartered in London, England, Tes is an international provider of comprehensive software solutions for the education sector.
buyer: Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX:$2,374.00)
Toronto-based Onex invests and manages capital on behalf of its shareholders, institutional investors, and high net worth clients from around the world. Onex has approximately $47 billion of assets under management, of which approximately $7.9 billion is its own investing capital. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: TES Global
Based in the UK, Tes Global is an international provider of software services to make life easier for schools and teachers. All products and services are built with teachers and schools needs at the core, ensuring they are innovative, trusted education solutions.
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announced 11/10/2021 via BusinessWire

DoubleVerify, Inc, will acquire OpenSlate

synopsis: DoubleVerify, a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, will acquire OpenSlate, a pre-campaign contextual targeting platform that enables brands to align advertising with suitable or contextually relevant content across social video and CTV.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: DoubleVerify, Inc (NYSE:DV:$305.85)
DoubleVerify is a leading software platform for digital media measurement and analytics. DoubleVerify's mission is to make the digital advertising ecosystem stronger, safer and more secure, thereby preserving the fair value exchange between buyers and sellers of digital media. "
target: OpenSlate
OpenSlate is a global, content-focused measurement and analytics company. The company's technology and independent ratings system provides insight into the nature and quality of content on the world's largest digital platforms.
price ($mm)
$150
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,896.00)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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closed 12/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Robinhood, acquired Cove Markets

synopsis: No-fee trading app Robinhood has acquired Cove Markets to help ensure quality trade executions for its users. Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts.
buyer: Robinhood (HOOD:$1,769.97)
Robinhood is democratizing finance for all. With customers at the heart of its decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers, removing fees, and providing greater access to financial information. Their smartphone app allows individual investors to buy and sell stocks for free. "
target: Cove Markets
Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts. They offer advanced tools, trading algorithms, live and historical data, analytics, charts, web widgets, and more.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi (SOFI:$867.87)
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,236.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$14,780.48
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,951.60
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5,001.36
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,531.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2023
rev ($mm)
$4,145.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,374.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,892.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,845.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,788.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,534.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$295.61
Employees
1364
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$421.45
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint
UK-based Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group, providing private equity and private debt lending solutions to the middle market. Bridgepoint focuses on acquiring or investing in businesses with strong market positions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$310.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$119.69
EBIT ($mm)
$112.77
Net Income ($mm)
$66.65
Employees
340
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