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closed 6/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired ChartCo

synopsis: ECI has announced the sale of ChartCo Limited to Equistone Partners.ChartCo is the world's principal provider of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications, compliance data and digital services. ChartCo began provides the leading navigational software platform, PassageManager, to the commercial marine industry.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe Limited is an independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. Their team of 35 investment professionals operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: ChartCo
ChartCo, is the world's longest-established and largest distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products. Innovative solutions combined with global locations mean that ChartCo can provide a market leading solution to the most demanding of fleets.
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announced 6/22/2022 via Company Press Release

Lloyd's Register Group, will acquire OneOcean

synopsis: Lloyd’s Register (“LR”), a global provider of maritime professional services, will acquired UK-based OneOcean, a leading supplier of voyage compliance, safety and environmental solutions. This move will accelerate LR’s ambitions to be the maritime industry’s trusted adviser for compliance, safety, performance and sustainability solutions.
buyer: Lloyd's Register Group
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a global professional services organisation specialising in engineering and technology solutions for the maritime industry and broader ocean economy. LR is the world’s first marine classification society, created more than 260 years ago to improve the safety of ships. "
target parent: Equistone Partners Europe
target: OneOcean
Based in the UK, OneOcean develops innovative solutions that connect ship and shore-side teams, providing its customers with the visibility and real-time information they need to support decision making and drive operational excellence.
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closed 6/15/2022 via Company Press Release

Wärtsilä, acquired PortLink Global

synopsis: Wärtsilä, a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, has acquired PortLink Global, a global port solutions company based in Canada. PortLink offers web-based solutions for port management, vessel traffic management, and port community systems.
buyer: Wärtsilä (HLSE:WRT1V:$5,066.50)
Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. "
target: PortLink Global
PortLink Global is a global port solutions company based in Canada. PortLink provides mission-proven, scalable solutions which are both innovative and user-friendly. They offer web-based solutions for port management, vessel traffic management, and port community systems.
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closed 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Magaya Corporation, acquired Qwyk B.V.

synopsis: Magaya Corporation has acquired Netherlands-based Qwyk, an industry-leading, cloud-based digital freight forwarder platform, and SimpliShip. The dual acquisition is a cornerstone of Magaya’s digitization strategy and a driving force in the optimization of the customer experience for multimodal freight.
buyer: Magaya Corporation
Magaya develops the logistics automation platform that accelerates growth. Its flexible, interoperable, modular, cloud-based solutions are designed to optimize and digitize end-to-end logistics operations and customer experience. "
target: Qwyk B.V.
Netherlands-based Qwyk is a leading cloud-based digital freight forwarder platform. Qwyk provides logistics service providers with a customizable, customer-facing portal that delivers a branded digital experience for end customers with all the functions of a digital forwarder in one application.
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closed 3/8/2019 via Company Press Release

Navis LLC, acquired Octopi

synopsis: Navis announced that it has acquired Miami-based Octopi, the leading developer of cloud based software solutions for port terminal operators. Navis is a provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain.
buyer parent: Cargotec Corporation
buyer: Navis LLC
Navis is a provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain. It’s innovative technology and world-class services enables customers to streamline their ocean supply chains. "
target: Octopi
Octopi is the leading developer of cloud based software solutions for port terminal operators. The OctopiTerminal Operating System (TOS) helps seaport terminal operators manage their operations, track their cargo, and communicate electronically and in real-time with their commercial partners.
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closed 8/31/2016 via Company Press Release

Freightos, acquired WebCargoNet

synopsis: Freightos, the world’s online freight marketplace, announced the acquisition of WebCargoNet, the world’s largest air cargo rate management provider. This acquisition creates the world’s largest database of air, ocean, and land freight rates with hundreds of millions of international and domestic rates and routes.
buyer: Freightos
Freightos is making shipping smoother with the world's online freight marketplace and freight automation technology. The Freightos SaaS technology allows freight forwarders and carriers to manage contracts, and automate and manage the quotation and sales process, from their own web site. "
target: WebCargoNet
WebCargoNet is a groundbreaking software company that seeks to give competitive edge to airfreight and seafreight forwarders by optimizing rate management tasks. They have developed a web-based software defined as a milestone in freight rate management and a shortcut to all freight market options.
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closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Delta Corp, acquired QuantShip Pte.Ltd

synopsis: Delta Corp, a global business engaged in the shipping and logistic sector, has acquired Singapore-based Quantship, an AI platform using quantitative algorithms to create value in freight markets. The acquisition reaffirms Delta Corp's position at the forefront of the digital shipping world.
buyer: Delta Corp
Delta Corp is a global business engaged in the shipping and logistic sector. Present in four countries with people from five different nationalities, Delta Corp facilitates international trade between worlds major economies as well as emerging markets. "
target: QuantShip Pte.Ltd
Based in Singapore, Quantship is an AI platform that uses quantitative algorithms to create value in freight markets. Quantship uses proprietary algorithms to process millions of data points across geospatial and terrestrial data sources to provide actionable insights on the freight markets.
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

SGS, acquired i2i Infinity Ltd

synopsis: SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of i2i Infinity Ltd (i2i). i2i is the leading provider of Electronic Certificates of Origin in the UK, providing customs compliance services to exporters and chambers of commerce. i2i’s software as a service platform is actively used in over 65 chambers of commerce in the UK and Canada.
buyer: SGS (SWX:SGSN:$6,706.67)
SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world. "
target: i2i Infinity Ltd
i2i is the leading provider of Electronic Certificates of Origin in the UK. They provide customs compliance services to exporters and chambers of commerce using innovative proprietary software solutions. i2i’s software as a service platform is used in over 65 chambers of commerce in the UK & Canada.
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closed 2/28/2022 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, acquired CMS GlobalSoft

synopsis: FOG Software Group,a division of Vela Software, announced that it has acquired Lorton, VA-based CMS GlobalSoft, a leader in global, enterprise-wide, multi-carrier shipping solutions.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: CMS GlobalSoft
CMS GlobalSoft is a global provider of enterprise-wide, browser-based, multi-carrier shipping and manifesting software that allows companies to manage multiple distribution centers located anywhere in the world from a convenient and centralized server.
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closed 12/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Elemica, Inc., acquired ProcessWeaver Inc.

synopsis: Elemica, the world’s leading digital supply chain network, has acquired ProcessWeaver, a leading provider of integrated shipping technology. ProcessWeaver's transportation management software (TMS) helps shippers to better manage their overall transportation processes by automatically selecting optimal carriers, reducing shipping errors, and more.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Elemica, Inc.
Elemica is the leading Digital Supply Network for the process manufacturing industries. Elemica accelerates digital transformation by connecting, automating, anticipating and then transforming inter-business supply chain processes for the products they buy, sell, and move. "
target: ProcessWeaver Inc.
ProcessWeaver is a leading provider of integrated shipping technology. ProcessWeaver's transportation management software (TMS) helps shippers to better manage their overall transportation processes by automatically selecting optimal carriers and service levels, reducing shipping errors, and more.
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closed 9/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Transporeon GmbH, acquired ControlPay BV

synopsis: Germany-based Transporeon, Europe's leading provider for transport logistics services, has acquired ControlPay, a Dutch provider of freight audit and payment services. The acquisition allows Transporeon to offer true end-to-end solutions, capturing the last steps in the value chain around invoice automation and analysis of payment-related data.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Transporeon GmbH
Germany-based Transporeon boosts logistics performance and profitability with every freight load. The company's cloud-based logistics applications provide end-to-end transportation management software solutions, a full-service portfolio for shippers, suppliers, retailers, recipients, and carriers. "
target: ControlPay BV
Netherlands-based ControlPay is Europe’s leading provider of freight audit and payment services. ControlPay's time-tested cloud-based solutions enable them to deliver flexible and cost-effective services anywhere in the world.
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closed 9/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Visible Supply Chain Management, acquired PC Synergy

synopsis: Visible Supply Chain Management, the industry leader in shipping and fulfillment services for small to midsize businesses, announced its acquisition of PC Synergy (PostalMate), the leading point-of-service (POS) software supplier for the retail shipping industry.
buyer: Visible Supply Chain Management
Since 1992, Visible Supply Chain Management has provided customized solutions for B2B and B2C organizations. Visible can design effective strategies for clients that include transportation, logistics, brokerage, fulfillment and even custom packaging solutions. "
target: PC Synergy
PC Synergy (PostalMate) is the leading point-of-service (POS) software supplier for the retail shipping industry. PostalMate's® comprehensive rate comparison technology allows users to see all of the delivery commitment information for UPS, FedEx, USPS and DHL.
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closed 6/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired Kontainers

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired Kontainers, a leading provider of client-facing digital freight execution platforms.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$424.69)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Kontainers
Headquartered in the UK, Kontainers transforms the customer experience for carriers, freight forwarders and third-party logistics service providers around the world. Kontainers’ solutions facilitate a fully digital customer experience including quoting, booking, tracking and dashboard analytics.
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announced 1/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Trimble Transportation & Logistics, will acquire Kuebix

synopsis: Trimble has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Kuebix, a leading transportation management system (TMS) provider and creator of North America’s largest connected shipping community.
buyer parent: Trimble
buyer: Trimble Transportation & Logistics
Trimble Transportation is multi-modal and provides solutions for the long-haul trucking, field service management, rail and construction logistics industries to create a fully integrated supply chain. "
target: Kuebix
Kuebix provides a transportation management system (TMS) that powers North America’s largest shipping community. Kuebix is transforming the transportation industry with a common TMS platform for shippers, carriers and intermediaries that enables new levels of visibility and efficiency.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Logistyx, acquired Transparix

synopsis: Logistyx Technologies, a leader in parcel Transportation Management Execution (TME) systems, announced the acquisition of Transparix, a TME software-as-a-service (SaaS) company headquartered in the Netherlands.
buyer parent: Kidd & Company, LLC
buyer: Logistyx
The leader in parcel transportation management execution systems and multi-carrier parcel shipping software solutions, Logistyx Technologies works with customers to reduce their shipping costs while boosting efficiency and choice. "
target: Transparix
Transparix is a Transportation Management Execution (TME) software-as-a-service (SaaS) company headquartered in the Netherlands. Transparix stands for Transparency in Transportation. They capture all relevant data from shipment creation until the Proof of Delivery and the invoice.
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closed 8/16/2017 via Company Press Release

WiseTech Global, acquired CMS Transport Systems

synopsis: WiseTech Global announced the acquisition of CMS Transport Systems (CMS), a leading provider of integrated road transport and logistics management systems across Australia and New Zealand. CMS provides its flagship Transport Management System (TMS) Freight 2020, a SaaS cloud enabled product, to over 130 corporations.
buyer: WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC:$352.82)
WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. Their flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 34 billion data transactions annually. "
target: CMS Transport Systems
CMS Transport System's flagship SaaS cloud enabled product is Freight2020, a leading Transport Management System designed exclusively for the Australian and New Zealand road freight transport industry covering operations management, workforce, fleet maintenance and more.
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closed 5/24/2017 via PR Web

LaneAxis Inc. merged with Budbo Inc.,

synopsis: LaneAxis, a logistics, visibility and data control tool that delivers complete shipment visibility down to the load level, has merged with Budbo, a smartphone app that allows users to “puff” or “pass” on a virtual stack of marijuana flower strains, oils, edibles, and more, all available at nearby dispensaries or for local delivery.
buyer: Budbo Inc.
Budbo is a smartphone app that allows users to “puff” or “pass” on a virtual stack of marijuana flower strains, oils, edibles, and more, all available at nearby dispensaries or for local delivery. The platform’s unique strain match feature allows users to list desired effects or symptoms. "
target: LaneAxis Inc.
LaneAxis is a logistics, visibility and data control tool that delivers complete shipment visibility down to the load level. LaneAxis gives shippers, 3PLS, and brokers real-time tracking and data of every shipment along with a suite of tools that simplifies the freight management process.
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closed 3/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Royal Mail Group Ltd., acquired Intelligent Shipper

synopsis: Royal Mail announces it has acquired Intelligent Shipper (Intersoft Systems and Programming Ltd) a provider of delivery management software for international parcel shipments. Through Intelligent Shipper, customers can fully manage their delivery options through the entire delivery journey.
buyer: Royal Mail Group Ltd. (LSE:RMG:$13,073.61)
Royal Mail Group Ltd. is the UK’s designated Universal Postal Service Provider, supporting customers, businesses and communities across the country. They are the UK’s Universal Service provider, delivering letters and parcels, six days a week, to 29 million addresses across the UK. "
target: Intelligent Shipper
Intelligent Shipper is a unique carrier management system developed by Intersoft Systems & Programming Ltd. For almost 20 years, Intersoft has provided systems for delivery companies; today over 100 courier, distribution and delivery companies run their day to day business using Intersoft products.
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closed 9/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Trimble, acquired 10-4 Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble, a company that is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds, has acquired 10-4 Systems, a provider of advanced, multimodal shipment visibility solutions and related technologies for shippers and transportation providers.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,659.10)
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. "
target: 10-4 Systems, Inc.
10-4 Systems is a technology company delivering a multimodal information platform for intelligent supply chain visibility that harnesses the power of big data. Their solution securely aggregates shipment and location data and pushes out analytics that help companies make meaningful decisions.
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closed 8/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Magaya Corporation, acquired ACELYNK

synopsis: Magaya Corporation, the leading provider of end-to-end logistics and supply chain automation software, has acquired ACELYNK, a leader in customs compliance software for the logistics industry. Whether for a Customs Broker, Freight Forwarder, or Self-filer, they take pride in saving clients time, reducing costs and keeping businesses compliant.
buyer: Magaya Corporation
Magaya is a provider of end-to-end logistics and supply chain automation software. Their Magaya Supply Chain solution is a powerful ecosystem that enables logistics and supply chain businesses to streamline complex and redundant processes, optimize productivity, reduce costs, and grow revenue. "
target: ACELYNK
ACELYNK is a leader in customs compliance software for the logistics industry. Whether for a Customs Broker, Freight Forwarder, or Self-filer, they take pride in saving clients time, reducing costs and keeping businesses compliant.
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announced 6/22/2022 via Company Press Release

Lloyd's Register Group, will acquire OneOcean

synopsis: Lloyd’s Register (“LR”), a global provider of maritime professional services, will acquired UK-based OneOcean, a leading supplier of voyage compliance, safety and environmental solutions. This move will accelerate LR’s ambitions to be the maritime industry’s trusted adviser for compliance, safety, performance and sustainability solutions.
buyer: Lloyd's Register Group
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a global professional services organisation specialising in engineering and technology solutions for the maritime industry and broader ocean economy. LR is the world’s first marine classification society, created more than 260 years ago to improve the safety of ships. "
target parent: Equistone Partners Europe
target: OneOcean
Based in the UK, OneOcean develops innovative solutions that connect ship and shore-side teams, providing its customers with the visibility and real-time information they need to support decision making and drive operational excellence.
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closed 4/7/2017 via Company Press Release

ChartCo, acquired Docmap AS

synopsis: The Norwegian software business Docmap AS has been acquired by ChartCo. Docmap® AS, based in Oslo, was founded in 2005 and provides world-class solutions within the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) operations on vessels and ashore.
buyer parent: Equistone Partners Europe
buyer: ChartCo
ChartCo, is the world's longest-established and largest distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products. Innovative solutions combined with global locations mean that ChartCo can provide a market leading solution to the most demanding of fleets. "
target: Docmap AS
Docmap® AS, based in Oslo, was founded in 2005 and provides world-class solutions within the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) operations on vessels and ashore. Docmap® 8 software operates through standard web browsers, incorporates modules for audit control and risk assessment.
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closed 6/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired ChartCo

synopsis: ECI has announced the sale of ChartCo Limited to Equistone Partners.ChartCo is the world's principal provider of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications, compliance data and digital services. ChartCo began provides the leading navigational software platform, PassageManager, to the commercial marine industry.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe Limited is an independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. Their team of 35 investment professionals operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: ChartCo
ChartCo, is the world's longest-established and largest distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products. Innovative solutions combined with global locations mean that ChartCo can provide a market leading solution to the most demanding of fleets.
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closed 7/13/2022 via Company Press Release

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired Virgin Experience Days

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe, an independent investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in Virgin Experience Days, a leading provider of experience gifts, from Inflexion Private Equity. The company offers an extensive range of 5,000 experiences, from skydiving to luxury breaks.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an independent investment firm that invests as a strategic partner alongside management teams. In each of their markets they look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: Virgin Experience Days
Virgin Experience Days is a leading provider of curated experiences, inspiring gift ideas for customers across the UK and US. The company offers an extensive range of 5,000 experiences, from skydiving to luxury breaks.
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announced 6/22/2022 via Company Press Release

Lloyd's Register Group, will acquire OneOcean

synopsis: Lloyd’s Register (“LR”), a global provider of maritime professional services, will acquired UK-based OneOcean, a leading supplier of voyage compliance, safety and environmental solutions. This move will accelerate LR’s ambitions to be the maritime industry’s trusted adviser for compliance, safety, performance and sustainability solutions.
buyer: Lloyd's Register Group
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a global professional services organisation specialising in engineering and technology solutions for the maritime industry and broader ocean economy. LR is the world’s first marine classification society, created more than 260 years ago to improve the safety of ships. "
target parent: Equistone Partners Europe
target: OneOcean
Based in the UK, OneOcean develops innovative solutions that connect ship and shore-side teams, providing its customers with the visibility and real-time information they need to support decision making and drive operational excellence.
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closed 3/28/2022 via PR Newswire

Bridgepoint, acquired Inspired Thinking Group Limited

synopsis: Bridgepoint, a major international alternative asset fund management group, has acquired a majority stake in fast-growing Inspired Thinking Group (Team ITG) from Equistone Partners Europe. A technology-led marketing business, Team ITG creates connected customer experiences for some of the biggest brands on the planet through world-class services an
buyer: Bridgepoint (:$310.07)
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. "
target parent: Equistone Partners Europe
target: Inspired Thinking Group Limited
A technology-led marketing business, Team ITG creates connected customer experiences for some of the biggest brands on the planet through world-class services and smart, intuitive tech.
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Equistone Partners Europe, acquired eperi GmbH

synopsis: Funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone) have acquired a majority stake in eperi, a provider of cybersecurity software for cloud applications. eperi is headquartered in Germany and holds several global patents for its innovative technology, providing unrivaled data protection for databases and apps.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an independent investment firm that invests as a strategic partner alongside management teams. In each of their markets they look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target: eperi GmbH
eperi is a leading player in the IT-Security sector, with many years of experience in the field of data encryption for cloud applications. eperi is headquartered in Germany and holds several global patents for its innovative technology, providing unrivaled data protection for databases and apps.
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Equistone Partners Europe, acquired Vertbaudet

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe, one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity firms, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Vertbaudet, Europe’s leading e-commerce platform dedicated to childhood.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an independent investment firm that invests as a strategic partner alongside management teams. In each of their markets they look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target parent: Alpha Private Equity
target: Vertbaudet
Vertbaudet is Europe’s leading e-commerce platform dedicated to childhood. They offer fashion for babies, kids, mums-to-be, decoration, bed and bath, and more.
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announced 7/17/2019 via Market Watch

Equistone Partners Europe, will acquire Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services

synopsis: Moody's Corp. has agreed to sell its Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services business to Equistone Partners Europe Ltd, a private-equity firm. Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services is a leading provider of high-value research, analytics and business intelligence to the financial services sector. They are based in London, UK.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an independent investment firm that invests as a strategic partner alongside management teams. In each of their markets they look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target parent: Moody's Corporation
target: Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services
Based in London, UK, Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services is a leading provider of high-value research, analytics and business intelligence to the financial services sector.
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PIA Performance Interactive Alliance, will acquire UDG United Digital Group GmbH

synopsis: PIA (Performance Interactive Alliance), a portfolio company of Equistone Partners Europe, announces the acquisition of UDG United Digital Group, a service provider specialising in digital user experience (UX) and technology, from EQT.
buyer parent: Equistone Partners Europe
buyer: PIA Performance Interactive Alliance
PIA Performance Interactive Alliance is one of the leading digital agency groups in Germany. The company offers display advertising and marketing, website analytics solutions, Search Engine Optimization/Advertising campaigns, social media marketing and brand management. "
target parent: EQT
target: UDG United Digital Group GmbH
UDG United Digital Group is a leading agency for digital marketing. It develops digitisation strategies for smart brands, implementing unique brand experiences and lead them to a measurable success.
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closed 9/7/2018 via Company Press Release

PIA Performance Interactive Alliance, acquired tab gmbH

synopsis: PIA Performance Interactive Alliance, one of the leading digital agency groups in Germany, has announced it has acquired TAB gmbH. TAB offers acquisition, tracking, reporting and optimization, to strategic campaign planning and creative assets.
buyer parent: Equistone Partners Europe
buyer: PIA Performance Interactive Alliance
PIA Performance Interactive Alliance is one of the leading digital agency groups in Germany. The company offers display advertising and marketing, website analytics solutions, Search Engine Optimization/Advertising campaigns, social media marketing and brand management. "
target: tab gmbH
TAB offers acquisition, tracking, reporting and optimization, to strategic campaign planning and creative assets. TAB's in-house traffic solutions include a private distribution platform, app conversion, attribution tracking and optimization tools.
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Inspired Thinking Group Limited, acquired Connect Group

synopsis: Inspired Thinking Group (ITG) has announced the acquisition of technology-centric marketing agency, Connect Group. With offices in Birmingham, Wolverhampton and London, Connect creates immersive connections between brands and customers through creatology, their unique approach to marketing.
buyer parent: Equistone Partners Europe
buyer: Inspired Thinking Group Limited
Inspired Thinking Group (ITG) is a specialist marketing services and technology business that helps brands and retailers improve efficiency, speed, cost and control of their marketing operations. ITG has a marketing resource management platform (Media Centre) as well as a eCRM and data division. "
target: Connect Group
Based in the UK, Connect Group creates immersive connections between clients' brands and customers through creatology, their unique approach of combining data, insight, creativity, and technology to create meaningful connections.
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Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired Travel Counsellors

synopsis: U.K. private-equity firm Vitruvian Partners has acquired travel company Travel Counsellors Ltd. from Equistone Partners Europe. Founded in 1994, UK-based Travel Counsellors operates a technology platform that allows 1,800 self-employed consultants to provide travel advice and arrange trips for leisure and business customers.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
Vitruvian Partners is an independent European private equity firm that invests in Dynamic Situations. They target growth capital and management buyout deals, investing between €25m-€250m in companies typically valued between €75m-€750m+. "
target parent: Equistone Partners Europe
target: Travel Counsellors
Travel Counsellors operates a technology platform that allows 1,800 self-employed consultants to provide travel advice and arrange trips for leisure and business customers. The company is based in Manchester, with operations in the Netherlands, Belgium, South Africa, Australia and the UAE.
price ($mm)
$333
rev ($mm)
$250
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2018 via Company Press Release

PIA Performance Interactive Alliance, acquired Appico GmbH

synopsis: PIA Performance Interactive Alliance, one of the leading digital agency groups in Germany, has acquired German-based Appico, a user experience and interface design studio. Appico helps enterprises approach things from the needs of the user. They specialize in App Development, Web Development, Data Analytics and Brand Identity.
buyer parent: Equistone Partners Europe
buyer: PIA Performance Interactive Alliance
PIA Performance Interactive Alliance is one of the leading digital agency groups in Germany. The company offers display advertising and marketing, website analytics solutions, Search Engine Optimization/Advertising campaigns, social media marketing and brand management. "
target: Appico GmbH
Based in Germany, Appico is a user experience and interface design studio. They help enterprises approach things from the needs of the user and turn complex processes into simple and consumer relatable solutions. They specialize in App Development, Web Development, Data Analytics and Brand Identity.
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closed 10/12/2017 via PE Hub

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired Inspired Thinking Group Limited

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe has acquired a majority stake Inspired Thinking Group (“ITG”), a Birmingham-headquartered technology-led provider of outsourced marketing services. ITG helps global brands and retailers deliver their multi-channel marketing more efficiently and effectively, utilising its proprietary software platform, “MediaCentre”.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an investment firm, which operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. They look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Inspired Thinking Group Limited
Inspired Thinking Group (ITG) is a specialist marketing services and technology business. ITG helps global brands and retailers deliver their multi-channel marketing more efficiently and effectively, utilising its proprietary software platform, “MediaCentre”.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$118
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/28/2017 via PE Hub

Equistone Partners Europe, will acquire Bruneau

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe has agreed to acquire Bruneau, a French online distributor of office furniture and supplies. The seller is Weinberg Capital Partners. Founded over 60 years ago, Bruneau offers a wide range of products for all professionals.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe Limited is an independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. Their team of 35 investment professionals operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. "
target parent: Weinberg Capital Group
target: Bruneau
Bruneau is one of France’s leading online distributors of office furniture and supplies. Founded over 60 years ago, the Group offers a wide range of products for all professionals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$364
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/7/2017 via Company Press Release

ChartCo, acquired Docmap AS

synopsis: The Norwegian software business Docmap AS has been acquired by ChartCo. Docmap® AS, based in Oslo, was founded in 2005 and provides world-class solutions within the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) operations on vessels and ashore.
buyer parent: Equistone Partners Europe
buyer: ChartCo
ChartCo, is the world's longest-established and largest distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products. Innovative solutions combined with global locations mean that ChartCo can provide a market leading solution to the most demanding of fleets. "
target: Docmap AS
Docmap® AS, based in Oslo, was founded in 2005 and provides world-class solutions within the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) operations on vessels and ashore. Docmap® 8 software operates through standard web browsers, incorporates modules for audit control and risk assessment.
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closed 10/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Finizy, acquired MerciHenri.com

synopsis: Meilleurtaux.com, a leading French provider of advice on mortgage solutions backed by Equistone Partners Europe, has announced the acquisition of the insurance comparison website MerciHenri.com through its holding company Finizy.
buyer parent: Equistone Partners Europe
buyer: Finizy
Finizy is the trusted third party on the French market. Finizy offers information, comparison, consulting and intermediation on financial products and services for individuals and professionals. "
target: MerciHenri.com
MerciHenri.com, which has served over 3 million customers since its inception in 2011, is the only insurance comparison website within the French market whose offering extends beyond price comparisons.
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closed 9/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired Motoblouz

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe, one of Europe’s leading investors in mid-market buyouts, has acquired a majority stake in Motoblouz from Inspirational Stores. Motoblouz is the leading online retailer of motorcycle accessories and clothing in the French market.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe Limited is an independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. Their team of 35 investment professionals operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. "
target parent: Inspirational Stores
target: Motoblouz
Motoblouz is the leading online retailer of motorcycle accessories and clothing in the French market. Since 2015 the Company has focused on expanding its international footprint and is now active within the Spanish, Italian, UK and German markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired ChartCo

synopsis: ECI has announced the sale of ChartCo Limited to Equistone Partners.ChartCo is the world's principal provider of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications, compliance data and digital services. ChartCo began provides the leading navigational software platform, PassageManager, to the commercial marine industry.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe Limited is an independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. Their team of 35 investment professionals operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: ChartCo
ChartCo, is the world's longest-established and largest distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products. Innovative solutions combined with global locations mean that ChartCo can provide a market leading solution to the most demanding of fleets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$59
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/15/2015 via Company Press Release

Technicolor SA, acquired The Mill

synopsis: Technicolor announces the acquisition of London-based The Mill, the world’s largest visual effects and content creation studio for the advertising industry. Founded in 1990, The Mill is consistently recognized by peers and clients as a premier visual effects provider for both advertising agencies and brands.
buyer: Technicolor SA (ENXTPA:TCH:$4,513.87)
Technicolor is home to industry-leading creative and technology professionals committed to the creation, management and delivery of entertainment content to consumers around the world. Their licensing business possesses an intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and sound technologies. "
target parent: Equistone Partners Europe
target: The Mill
The Mill is the world’s largest visual effects and content creation studio for the advertising industry. Founded in 1990, The Mill is consistently recognized by peers and clients as a premier visual effects provider for both advertising agencies and brands.
price ($mm)
$292
rev ($mm)
$171
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2014 via Company Press Release

Blue Summit Media, acquired SoQuero GmbH

synopsis: Intershop Communications AG, a leading independent provider of innovative solutions for omni-channel commerce, sold its online marketing subsidiary, SoQuero GmbH, to Blue Summit Media GmbH. The SoQuero agency serves some 60 clients in the search and social media marketing sector.
buyer parent: Equistone Partners Europe
buyer: Blue Summit Media
Blue Summit Media is an online business marketing company that plans and implements search engine optimization and search engine advertising campaigns. Operating out of its Munich headquarters with more than 100 employees, it advises companies such as Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Germanwings. "
target parent: Intershop Communications
target: SoQuero GmbH
SoQuero is an online marketing agency with core competences in product data marketing, search and social media, SoQuero ensures that websites become a motor of lead generation and is found at the right time and with the right contents resulting in a lasting growth of sales.
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closed 3/28/2014 via BNC Analysis

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired Performance Interactive Alliance

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe has taken a majority stake in newco Performance Interactive Alliance (PIA), which will integrate four German digital marketing businesses Performance Media, Econda, Blue Summit Media and Delasocial.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. Their team of 33 investment professionals operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. "
target: Performance Interactive Alliance
Through Performance Interactive Alliance, clients will benefit from access to the following integrated services: display advertising and marketing, website analytics solutions, SEO and SEA campaigns and social media marketing and brand management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$193
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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 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.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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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 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
price ($mm)
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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 $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
price ($mm)
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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:$867.87)
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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TradeWindow
TradeWindow
TradeWindow is an Australasian-based digital super-connector with solutions to streamline global trade. TradeWindow is a digital trade platform that offers solutions for trade administration, compliance, certificates of origin, real-time tracking, risk management, and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSX:XCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
exactEarth
exactEarth
exactEarth is a leading provider of global maritime vessel data for ship tracking and maritime situational awareness solutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$18.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.24
EBIT ($mm)
($0.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
33
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,433.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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)
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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)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint
UK-based Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group, providing private equity and private debt lending solutions to the middle market. Bridgepoint focuses on acquiring or investing in businesses with strong market positions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$310.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$119.69
EBIT ($mm)
$112.77
Net Income ($mm)
$66.65
Employees
340
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