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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AllClear ID, acquired Encap Security

synopsis: Austin, U.S.-based AllClear ID, a provider of identity theft repair and credit monitoring services, has quietly acquired Norway’s Encap Security. The Oslo-based company offers device-based multi-factor authentication and e-signature solutions, predominantly to the financial services industry.
buyer: AllClear ID
AllClear ID is a provider of identity theft repair and credit monitoring services. AllClear ID is the leader in customer security, providing data breach response services to business that aim to protect their greatest asset: customers. "
target: Encap Security
Encap Security offers device-based multi-factor authentication and e-signature solutions, predominantly to the financial services industry. It claims customers such as Santander, EnterCard, BinckBank, TatraBanka, mydesq, Sparebanken Vest, and AllClear ID.
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closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Encap Security

synopsis: Signicat, the Trusted Digital Identity™ company, has acquired Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) specialist Encap Security from AllClear ID. Norway-based Encap’s strong customer authentication (SCA) technology is trusted by major banking institutions and national identity schemes.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target parent: AllClear ID
target: Encap Security
Norway-based Encap’s strong customer authentication (SCA) technology is trusted by major banking institutions and national identity schemes, as a single solution for customer mobile authentication and security, for all digital use cases and across all channels.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Stripe Inc., acquired Touchtech Payments

synopsis: Stripe, a San Francisco, CA-based payments infrastructure company, acquired Touchtech Payments, a Dublin, Ireland-based verification tech company. Touchtech Payments provides advanced SCA-ready authentication technology for some of Europe’s fintech companies and challenger banks.
buyer: Stripe Inc.
Stripe, Inc. provides services that enable users to accept payments online. It handles storing cards, subscriptions, and direct payouts to the bank account. The company serves large companies, start-ups, and side projects in the United States. "
target: Touchtech Payments
Touchtech Payments is a Fintech company in Ireland. Touchtech specialises in online authentication for financial institutions. Touchtech provides compliant solutions that can be used to authenticate just about anything, from online payments to loan agreements to banking logins.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BusinessWire

ASG Technologies Group, Inc., will acquire Mitek Systems, Inc.

synopsis: ASG Technologies, the trusted provider of proven solutions for information access, management, and governance for the world’s top enterprises, has announced its intent to acquire Mitek Systems, a global leader in digital identity verification solutions built on the latest advancements in AI and machine learning.
buyer parent: Elliott Management Corp.
buyer: ASG Technologies Group, Inc.
ASG Technologies Group, Inc. provides global organizations with a modern approach to Digital Transformation to succeed in the Information Economy. ASG is the only solutions provider for both Information Management and IT Systems. "
target: Mitek Systems, Inc. (MITK:$119.80)
Mitek is a global leader in digital identity verification solutions built on the latest advancements in AI and machine learning. Mitek’s identity verification solutions allow an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a digital transaction.
price ($mm)[EV]
$423 [$405]
rev ($mm)
$55
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
7.6x
EV / EBITDA
96.8x
closed 12/6/2016 via BusinessWire

American Express Company, acquired InAuth

synopsis: American Express announced it has acquired InAuth, Inc., a provider of mobile device authentication and intelligence solutions. InAuth’s technology is used by some of the largest financial institutions, banks, payment networks and merchants to reduce risk and identify potential fraud utilizing its mobile-first device authentication capabilities.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. "
target: InAuth
InAuth is the leading digital device intelligence company for a mobile-first world. InAuth delivers advanced device identification, risk detection, and analysis capabilities to help organizations limit risk, remove friction, and reduce fraud within their digital channels.
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closed 7/7/2016 via Market Wire

Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc., acquired Cyberloq

synopsis: Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. announced that is has acquired joint ownership along with Mark Carten, the company CTO of the CyberloQ technology. The CyberloQ technology is a mobile device authentication technology utilizing two step verification in an all-in-one approach to credit card fraud mitigation and prevention.
buyer: Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ACRT:$0.01)
Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. has developed a credit management software platform that allows large and small businesses to offer credit management tools to its clients. "
target: Cyberloq
CyberloQ is a mobile device authentication technology utilizing two step verification in an all-in-one approach to credit card fraud mitigation and prevention.
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closed 1/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Rambus Inc., acquired Bell ID

synopsis: Rambus Inc. announced it has acquired Smart Card Software Ltd which includes Bell Identification Ltd (Bell ID) and Ecebs Ltd. As part of this acquisition, the advanced mobile payment platform developed by Bell ID, along with the smart ticketing platform created by Ecebs, will be incorporated into the Rambus Cryptography Research Division.
buyer: Rambus Inc. (RMBS:$296.05)
Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Their chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of their customers. "
target: Bell ID
Bell ID software integrates with third party technology and simplifies the issuing complexities of payment, identity, loyalty and transit applications. Ecebs supplies smart ticketing systems to the UK transport markets, and their software meets the demand for cloud-based, secure ticketing schemes.
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$92
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closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

FICO, acquired EZMCOM Inc.

synopsis: FICO, the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, is adding two new product families to its portfolio: FICO® Identity Proofing and FICO® User Authentication. To support this effort, FICO has acquired EZMCOM, a security access provider for technology to protect from credential theft, account takeover and breaches.
buyer: FICO (FICO:$932.17)
FICO is a leading analytics software company, helping businesses make better decisions that drive higher levels of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. The company's groundbreaking use of Big Data and mathematical algorithms to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries."
target: EZMCOM Inc.
EZMCOM is a security access provider for innovative and easy-to-use technology that can be deployed to protect users, data, and applications from credential theft, account takeover and breaches. EZMCOM is working with companies worldwide to change the way they authenticate and authorize.
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closed 5/30/2018 via GlobeNewswire

VASCO Data Security International, Inc., acquired Dealflo Limited

synopsis: VASCO Data Security, a global provider of authentication and digital signature solutions, has acquired Dealflo, a provider of identity verification and end-to-end financial agreement automation solutions in the UK. Dealflo's solutions helps businesses increase sales, reduce costs, improve compliance, improve user experience and reduce risk.
buyer: VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI:$196.76)
VASCO Data Security is a world leader in providing two-factor authentication and digital signature solutions to financial institutions. More than half of the top 100 global banks rely on VASCO's solutions to protect their online, mobile and ATM channels. "
target: Dealflo Limited
Dealflo is a leading provider of identity verification and end-to-end financial agreement automation solutions in the UK. Dealflo's solutions helps businesses increase sales, reduce costs, improve compliance, improve user experience and reduce risk.
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$55
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announced 3/16/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, will acquire Acculynk

synopsis: First Data, a leader in commerce-enabling technology, has entered into an agreement to acquire Acculynk, a leading Atlanta-based technology company that delivers eCommerce solutions for debit card acceptance. Acculynk’s unique debit routing technology allows merchants to process online debit payments through the most cost-effective debit network.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in countries around the world. They are dedicated to helping companies conduct commerce everyday by securing and processing transactions."
target: Acculynk
Acculynk is a privately held company headquartered in Atlanta, GA, specializing in online payments and authentication. Acculynk's suite of software-only services secure bring PIN debit to online transactions and provide significant value to merchants, issuers, EFT networks and consumers.
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announced 4/7/2015 via BusinessWire

Early Warning Services, LLC, will acquire Authentify, Inc.

synopsis: Early Warning, a trusted leader in fraud prevention and risk management, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Authentify Inc. Founded in 1999, Authentify is a worldwide leader in phone-based, multi-factor authentication solutions. It currently serves more than 1,200 financial institutions and e-commerce companies.
buyer: Early Warning Services, LLC
Early Warning provides risk management solutions to a diverse network of 1,100 financial institutions, government entities and payment companies, enabling businesses and consumers to transact securely and conveniently. "
target: Authentify, Inc.
Authentify provides intuitive and consistent multi-factor authentication services for protecting user accounts or key information from unauthorized access. Founded in 1999, Authentify is a worldwide leader in phone-based, multi-factor authentication solutions.
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announced 5/27/2014 via PR Newswire

VASCO Data Security International, Inc., will acquire Risk IDS

synopsis: VASCO Data Security International, Inc., a global leader in authentication, digital signatures, and identity management, announced that it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Risk IDS, Ltd., a provider of risk-based authentication solutions to the global banking community.
buyer: VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI:$196.76)
VASCO Data Security International, Inc. is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet security applications and transactions. "
target: Risk IDS
Risk IDS, Ltd. is a provider of risk-based authentication solutions to the global banking community. Risk IDS provides online transaction risk management and intelligent authentication decision solutions.
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closed 5/20/2013 via PR Newswire

VASCO Data Security International, Inc., acquired Cronto

synopsis: VASCO Data Security International, Inc., a leading software security company specializing in authentication products and services, announced its acquisition of Cronto, of Cambridge (UK), a provider of secure visual transaction authentication solutions for online banking.
buyer: VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI:$196.76)
VASCO Data Security International, Inc. is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet security applications and transactions. "
target: Cronto
Cronto was founded in 2005 and is the market leader in the field of secure visual transaction authentication and signature solutions for online banking applications. CrontoSign has been chosen to secure transactions of customers of leading German and Swiss banks.
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$15
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closed 4/8/2010 via BusinessWire

Gemalto, acquired Todos AB

synopsis: Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Todos AB from investors led by 6AP, a fund belonging to the Swedish National Pension system. Todos AB is a leading provider of strong authentication solutions for internet banking.
buyer: Gemalto (ENXTAM:GTO:$3,383.47)
Gemalto is the leader in digital security. In a world where the digital revolution is increasingly transforming our lives, Gemalto’s solutions are designed to make personal digital interactions more convenient, secure and enjoyable. "
target parent: Sjatte AP-fonden
target: Todos AB
Todos AB helps banks and other businesses create trusted, secure relationships with their customers online. Founded in 1987, Todos designs, develops, delivers and supports security solutions for strong multi-factor authentication.
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closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Alipay, acquired Eye Verify

synopsis: Ant Financial Services Group, the world’s leading online and mobile financial services provider and operator of Alipay, announced the acquisition of EyeVerify, Inc., the creator of Eyeprint IDTM, a patented, secure mobile eye verification technology.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alipay
Alipay is an online payment services provider. Founded by the Alibaba group, it allows individuals and businesses to execute payments online in a secure manner. Alipay’s users are primarily buyers and sellers engaging in e-commerce transactions. "
target: Eye Verify
EyeVerify is the exclusive provider of Eyeprint Verification, a highly accurate and secure biometric for mobile devices. Eyeprint verification delivers a password-free mobile experience and secure authentication at a glance.
price ($mm)
$100
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announced 11/9/2018 via Company Press Release

SilverLake Axis Limited, will acquire X Infotech

synopsis: Silverlake Axis Ltd, a leading provider of Digital Economy Solutions and Services, has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire an 80% stake in XInfotech, a global provider of software solutions for the issuance and verification of digital identity documents and smart cards.
buyer: SilverLake Axis Limited (SGX:5CP:$141.53)
Silverlake Axis Ltd (SAL) is a leading provider of digital economy solutions and services for major organisations in Banking, Insurance, Payments, Retail and Logistics industries. Founded in 1989, SAL has an impeccable track record of successful delivery of innovative and transformative solutions. "
target: X Infotech
Latvia-based XInfotech Group (“XInfo”) is a global provider of software solutions for the issuance and verification of digital identity documents and smart cards.
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$16*
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closed 1/17/2014 via BusinessWire

ASSA ABLOY AB, acquired IdenTrust

synopsis: ASSA ABLOY has acquired IdenTrust. IdenTrust, Inc. provides digital identity authentication solutions to the financial institutions, government agencies, corporations, department of defense, energy, and supply chain markets internationally. Its solutions include PLOT, policies, legal framework, operations hosting, and technology.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$10,395.79)
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. "
target parent: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
target: IdenTrust
IdenTrust, Inc. provides digital identity authentication solutions to the financial institutions, government agencies, corporations, department of defense, energy, and supply chain markets internationally. Its solutions include PLOT, policies, legal framework, operations hosting, and technology.
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closed 9/26/2013 via BNC Analysis

Parallax Capital Partners LLC, acquired IdenTrust

synopsis: US-based private equity fund Parallax Capital Partners, LLC has bought Chennai-based Polaris Financial Technology Ltd's US arm IdenTrust, Inc. IdenTrust Inc, a subsidiary of Polaris, is engaged in the business of trusted identity solutions and digital identity authentication services based in the United States.
buyer: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
Parallax Capital Partners specializes in acquiring and operating software companies that have proven products and established customer bases. Parallax provides its portfolio companies with experienced management skills as well as cost effective infrastructure support. "
target parent: Polaris Financial Technology Limited
target: IdenTrust
IdenTrust, Inc. is a global leader in trusted identity solutions accepted by global financial institutions, government agencies, and corporations. As the only government regulated, bank-built identity company, IdenTrust provides a worldwide network of trusted credentials based on global standards.
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announced 4/27/2011 via Company Press Release

Polaris Software Lab Ltd., will acquire IdenTrust

synopsis: Polaris Software Lab Ltd announced a strategic investment in IdenTrust, a global leader in trusted identity solutions recognized by global financial institutions and one of the premier providers of digital identity authentication services to several key banks, United States federal identity programs as well as supply chain markets.
buyer: Polaris Software Lab Ltd. (BSE:532254:$296.85)
Polaris Software Lab is a leading Financial Technology company, with its comprehensive portfolio of products, services and consulting. Polaris has a talent strength of over 9,000 solution architects, domain and technology experts. "
target: IdenTrust
IdenTrust, Inc. is a global leader in trusted identity solutions accepted by global financial institutions, government agencies, and corporations. As the only government regulated, bank-built identity company, IdenTrust provides a worldwide network of trusted credentials based on global standards.
price ($mm)
$20*
rev ($mm)
$9
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1.9x
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closed 1/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Kreditech, acquired Kontomierz

synopsis: Kreditech, the consumer finance technology Group, has acquired 100% of Kontomierz.pl Sp. z o. o. Kontomierz has built a market leading technology named KontoX to verify client identity (KYC) and gain read-only access to bank accounts. KontoX provides a missing API to bank systems.
buyer: Kreditech
The Kreditech Group uses big data and complex machine-learning algorithms to serve a simple mission: “Building a ‘digital bank’ for the unscored worldwide.” Its proprietary technology allows it financial service providers to acquire, identify, score, pay out and upsell customers within seconds. "
target: Kontomierz
Kontomierz is the leading provider of account aggregation technology in Europe. Having developed unique expertise in the field of financial information, they have been providing valuable B2B and B2C services for many years.
price ($mm)
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$1
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closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Encap Security

synopsis: Signicat, the Trusted Digital Identity™ company, has acquired Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) specialist Encap Security from AllClear ID. Norway-based Encap’s strong customer authentication (SCA) technology is trusted by major banking institutions and national identity schemes.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target parent: AllClear ID
target: Encap Security
Norway-based Encap’s strong customer authentication (SCA) technology is trusted by major banking institutions and national identity schemes, as a single solution for customer mobile authentication and security, for all digital use cases and across all channels.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AllClear ID, acquired Encap Security

synopsis: Austin, U.S.-based AllClear ID, a provider of identity theft repair and credit monitoring services, has quietly acquired Norway’s Encap Security. The Oslo-based company offers device-based multi-factor authentication and e-signature solutions, predominantly to the financial services industry.
buyer: AllClear ID
AllClear ID is a provider of identity theft repair and credit monitoring services. AllClear ID is the leader in customer security, providing data breach response services to business that aim to protect their greatest asset: customers. "
target: Encap Security
Encap Security offers device-based multi-factor authentication and e-signature solutions, predominantly to the financial services industry. It claims customers such as Santander, EnterCard, BinckBank, TatraBanka, mydesq, Sparebanken Vest, and AllClear ID.
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closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Encap Security

synopsis: Signicat, the Trusted Digital Identity™ company, has acquired Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) specialist Encap Security from AllClear ID. Norway-based Encap’s strong customer authentication (SCA) technology is trusted by major banking institutions and national identity schemes.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target parent: AllClear ID
target: Encap Security
Norway-based Encap’s strong customer authentication (SCA) technology is trusted by major banking institutions and national identity schemes, as a single solution for customer mobile authentication and security, for all digital use cases and across all channels.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AllClear ID, acquired Encap Security

synopsis: Austin, U.S.-based AllClear ID, a provider of identity theft repair and credit monitoring services, has quietly acquired Norway’s Encap Security. The Oslo-based company offers device-based multi-factor authentication and e-signature solutions, predominantly to the financial services industry.
buyer: AllClear ID
AllClear ID is a provider of identity theft repair and credit monitoring services. AllClear ID is the leader in customer security, providing data breach response services to business that aim to protect their greatest asset: customers. "
target: Encap Security
Encap Security offers device-based multi-factor authentication and e-signature solutions, predominantly to the financial services industry. It claims customers such as Santander, EnterCard, BinckBank, TatraBanka, mydesq, Sparebanken Vest, and AllClear ID.
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announced 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Conneqt Business Solutions, will acquire Allsec Technologies Limited

synopsis: Conneqt Business Solutions, a premier customer experience management company in India, will acquire a 61.35% stake in Allsec Technologies, a global company that provides Business Solutions across various industry verticals. Allsec offers solutions for anti-money laundering, business process management, and HR outsourcing and payroll.
buyer parent: Thomascook.in
buyer: Conneqt Business Solutions
Conneqt Business Solutions is a premier customer experience management company in India. Conneqt helps their clients leverage multiple ways of connecting with their customers using an omnichannel approach. Conneqt provides Customer Lifecycle Management services and Business Process Services. "
target: Allsec Technologies Limited
Allsec Technologies is a global company with vast expertise in providing Business Solutions across various industry verticals. Allsec offers solutions and services for anti-money laundering, business process management, and HR outsourcing and payroll.
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$24 [$3]*
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$36
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$5
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closed 8/1/2016 via Company Press Release

Corporation Service Company, acquired NetNames

synopsis: HgCapital has announced that it has agreed the sale of NetNames, a leading provider of global brand protection and internet domain name management services, to CSC, a US-based, leading provider of business administration services to corporations.
buyer: Corporation Service Company
Corporation Service Company provides matter management, corporate compliance, and trustee services; corporate identity protection services to top global brands; and due diligence and transactional services to the world’s largest financial institutions. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: NetNames
NetNames is a leader in online brand protection protecting the digital presence of brands across the globe. NetNames offers leading end-to-end brand protection solutions, corporate domain name management, and online security solutions.
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closed 7/8/2022 via BusinessWire

Riskonnect, Inc., acquired Castellan

synopsis: Riskonnect, the leader in integrated risk management (IRM) solutions, has acquired Castellan, a global provider of enterprise resilience management solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Riskonnect, Inc.
Riskonnect is the trusted, preferred source of Integrated Risk Management technology, offering a growing suite of solutions on a world-class cloud-computing model that enables organizations to anticipate and manage strategic and operational risks across the enterprise. "
target: Castellan
As the global provider of resilience management solutions – spanning consulting, software, managed services, and staffing – Castellan is uniquely positioned to help organizations find the right balance of risk tolerance and resilience to protect their people, reputation, customers, and bottom line.
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announced 2/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Accurate Background Inc., will acquire CareerBuilder Employment Screening

synopsis: Accurate Background, a leading provider of compliant, automated workforce screening solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CareerBuilder Employment Screening (CBES) from CareerBuilder. CareerBuilder Employment Screening provides background screening, drug testing, I-9 and occupational health services.
buyer: Accurate Background Inc.
Accurate Background is a trusted provider of automated workforce screening. U.S. and international clients across all industries, from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 companies, rely on their compliant solutions. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: CareerBuilder Employment Screening
CareerBuilder Employment Screening provides background screening, drug testing, I-9 and occupational health services to help employers gain confidence in matching the right candidate to the right position at the right time.
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closed 11/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

EC Solutions, acquired Teccweb

synopsis: EC Solutions, a Canadian IT services provider and Epicor ERP certified partner, has acquired Teccweb, Canada's premier Epicor services partner. Teccweb specializes in helping clients in the manufacturing and distribution sectors implement Epicor ERP solutions. They also offer managed services for cyber security, risk management and compliance.
buyer parent: Alan Allman Associates
buyer: EC Solutions
EC Solutions is a Canadian IT services provider and Epicor ERP certified partner. EC Solutions helps manufacturers and distributors to implement cloud-based ERP solutions that are designed to facilitate their day-to-day tasks, reduce infrastructure costs, and optimize their business processes. "
target: Teccweb
Teccweb is Canada's premier Epicor services partner. Teccweb specializes in helping clients in the manufacturing and distribution sectors implement Epicor ERP solutions. They also offer managed services for cyber security, risk management and compliance.
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announced 11/24/2021 via BusinessWire

Edifecs, will acquire Health Fidelity

synopsis: Edifecs, Inc., a health information technology solutions company, will acquire Health Fidelity, a leading provider of risk adjustment solutions for the value-based care era. Health Fidelity offers risk-bearing organizations clear visibility for critical decision-making, and control over the process.
buyer: Edifecs
Edifecs is a premier technology company in the US Healthcare market with solutions focused on interoperability, workflows, value-based care payments, and analytics. "
target: Health Fidelity
Health Fidelity delivers innovative solutions for the value-based healthcare era. Through its Natural Language Processing (NLP)-powered solutions and expert advisory services, Health Fidelity uncovers insights that enable better care plans and more complete revenue capture.
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closed 9/10/2002 via PR Newswire

US Investigations Services, Inc., acquired Total Information Services Inc.

synopsis: The Official Information Company announced today that the holders of all of its outstanding stock had executed an agreement to sell its pre-employment screening business, Total Information Services, Inc., to US Investigations Services, Inc.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: US Investigations Services, Inc.
USIS helps businesses, federal agencies, and institutions protect critical assets, evaluate information, and identify and mitigate risk. The company offers a broad range of services including pre-employment and drug screening services, background investigations, business intelligence. "
target parent: US Investigations Services, Inc.
target: Total Information Services Inc.
Total Info is a leading national and international pre-employment screening company. Our commitment to excellence, value and quality has been the foundation of our growth. Total Info acts as the unifying entity, providing the financial support, technical infrastructure, and marketing strategy to ou
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closed 11/16/2022 via Company Press Release

Orange Tree, acquired Info Cubic Background Checks

synopsis: Orange Tree Employment Screening, a leading technology-driven services company in the background screening industry, has acquired Info Cubic, a background and drug screening services provider focused on heavily regulated industries such as healthcare and those regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT).
buyer: Orange Tree
Orange Tree provides technology-enabled background screening, drug testing, and occupational health services. Enabled by its proprietary technology platform, Orange Tree’s services and solutions help companies focus on their business while empowering them to fill their open positions. "
target: Info Cubic Background Checks
Info Cubic is a provider of background and drug screening services. Its online system features an applicant portal that allows businesses to minimize data-entry while allowing applicants to securely submit their background check info via text or email from any computer, tablet or mobile device.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, LLC., acquired Aurico Reports Inc.

synopsis: CareerBuilder, the world's first and only pre-hire platform, has acquired Aurico, a leading provider of background screening and drug testing serving U.S. and international clients. Aurico provides clients with high-quality screening, compliance support, and paperless solutions.
buyer parent: TEGNA Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, LLC.
CareerBuilder specializes in HR software as a service to help companies with every step of the recruitment process from acquire to hire. CareerBuilder works with top employers across industries, providing job distribution, sourcing, workflow, CRM, data and analytics in one pre-hire platform. "
target: Aurico Reports Inc.
Aurico is an NAPBS accredited and ISO 9001:2008 certified background screening and drug testing company. Aurico provides clients with high-quality screening, compliance support and paperless solutions. Its WebACE™ screening platform is pre-integrated with applicant tracking systems for screening.
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closed 6/6/2022 via BusinessWire

PentaFour Solutions, LLC, acquired Winterhawk Consulting

synopsis: PentaFour Solutions, the “Tech 360 for the Enterprises” company, announced the acquisition of the business and assets of Winterhawk Consulting, a company that offers comprehensive solutions and services related on GRC, Security, Role Design and Audit to meet the complex compliance needs.
buyer: PentaFour Solutions, LLC
PentaFour is a Tech 360 for the Enterprises, tech-enabled services provider focused on delivering superior, highly automated Implementation and Managed Services to the Enterprise customers. "
target parent: Pathlock
target: Winterhawk Consulting
Winterhawk (WHC) Consulting offers comprehensive solutions and services related on GRC, Security, Role Design and Audit to meet the complex compliance needs.
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announced 4/20/2022 via Company Press Release

ADACOM SA, will acquire Netbull

synopsis: ADACOM, a cybersecurity solutions provider in Greece, will acquire Netbull, a specialized IT security company in Greece. Netbull helps businesses to increase their security maturity and reduce their costs. They provide services for managed security, threat management, endpoint security, risk governance & compliance, access management, and more.
buyer parent: IDEAL Holdings
buyer: ADACOM SA
ADACOM is a cybersecurity solutions provider in Greece. ADACOM enables security online for Financial Institutions, Telecom Operators, Governments and Large Organizations, in more than 30 countries in EMEA. They offer solutions for managed security, GRC consulting, authentication, and more. "
target: Netbull
Netbull is a specialized IT security company in Greece. Netbull helps businesses to increase their security maturity and reduce their costs. They provide solutions and services for managed security, threat management, endpoint security, risk governance & compliance, access management, and more.
price ($mm)
$6.81
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
6.0x
closed 8/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Tesserent Limited, acquired Loop Secure

synopsis: Tesserent, an Australian cybersecurity services company, has acquired Loop Secure, a specialist information security company in Australia. Loop Secure delivers a wide range of services to manage cyber risk and protect business assets. They provide managed services for cyber security, governance, risk & compliance, and offensive security.
buyer: Tesserent Limited (ASX:TNT:$47.98)
Tesserent is an Australian specialist in managed cyber security and networking. Tesserent provides world-class cyber security throughout Australia and around the globe. Their services include managed firewall, managed SIEM, email filtering, web filtering, and more. "
target: Loop Secure
Loop Secure is a specialist information security company in Australia. Loop Secure delivers a wide range of services to manage cyber risk and protect business assets. They provide managed services for cyber security, governance, risk & compliance, and offensive security.
price ($mm)
$9.92
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.0x
closed 5/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Gryphon Investors, acquired HighMetric, LLC

synopsis: Gryphon Investors has acquired the ServiceNow division of The Acacia Group's  portfolio company, Highmetric. Since the Highmetric brand goes with the Gryphon acquisition, the remaining company has rebranded as MajorKey Technologies.
buyer: Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management. "
target parent: The Acacia Group
target: HighMetric, LLC
Highmetric is a technology strategy, design and operations partner to public and private organizations around the world. Highmetric offers solutions in Customer Service, HR & Employee, IT Service Management, IT Operations Management, Governance, Compliance, and Risk and Security Operations.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Secure-24, LLC, acquired Symmetry Corporation

synopsis: Secure-24 has acquired Symmetry, a manager of complex SAP implementations. Symmetry has expertise in SAP managed services, which it delivers to large enterprise clients in diverse industries including consumer products, life sciences, manufacturing and high-tech in the U.S., the world’s largest market for managed services.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: Secure-24, LLC
Secure-24, an NTT Communications Company, is an SAP-certified Hosting, HANA, and Cloud Partner, a Microsoft Gold Partner and an Oracle Gold Partner managing Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, and Hyperion applications across all industries for businesses of every size. "
target: Symmetry Corporation
Symmetry manages complex SAP implementations for enterprises. The Symmetry Way, its client-centric business model, combined with the most advanced SAP hosting platform and ControlPanelGRC software suite, Symmetry delivers SAP application management services across all deployment environments.
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closed 12/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Connectwise, Inc., acquired Sienna Group

synopsis: ConnectWise, a community-driven software company dedicated to the success of Technology Solutions Providers, announced that it has acquired Sienna Group, a leading managed security services provider (MSSP).
buyer: Connectwise, Inc.
ConnectWise is a community-driven software company dedicated to the success of Technology Solutions Providers. Their suite helps customers Manage their business, Sell more efficiently and remotely Control technology so they can consistently deliver amazing customer experiences. "
target: Sienna Group
Sienna Group is a leading managed security services provider (MSSP). Sienna Group’s solution portfolio includes managed data security services; governance, risk and compliance assessments; sensitive data discovery and classification; and security awareness training.
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closed 10/27/2022 via BusinessWire

Teleperformance SA, acquired PSG Global Solutions

synopsis: Teleperformance, the global leader in outsourced customer and citizen experience management, has acquired PSG Global Solutions, LLC, a leader in digital recruitment process outsourcing. PSG provides outsourced recruiting support to the global staffing and recruiting industry. They offer services for sourcing, screening, contact centers, and more.
buyer: Teleperformance SA (ENXTPA:TEP:$7,630.00)
Teleperformance is the worldwide leader in outsourced omnichannel customer experience management. They connect brands with their customers by providing customer care, technical support, customer acquisition, digital solutions, analytics, back-office and other specialized services. "
target: PSG Global Solutions
PSG Global Solutions is a leader in digital recruitment process outsourcing (RPO). PSG provides outsourced recruiting support to the global staffing and recruiting industry. They offer services for sourcing, screening, recruiting support, contact centers, and more.
price ($mm)
$300
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/30/2014 via BusinessWire

TrueBlue, Inc., acquired Seaton

synopsis: TrueBlue, Inc. announced that it has purchasd privately held SeatonCorp, adding complementary outsourcing solutions such as high-volume employee recruitment, managed services provider and strategic outsourced workforce management to its leading specialized staffing and onsite workforce management offerings.
buyer: TrueBlue, Inc. (US:TBI:$2,576.34)
TrueBlue is a leading staffing provider that helps over 130,000 businesses be more productive through easy access to dependable temporary labor. TrueBlue provides specialized staffing solutions and onsite workforce management. "
target: Seaton
Seaton is a $600+ million outsourced provider of human capital management that operates under the Staff Management|SMX, PeopleScout, StudentScout and HRX brands. Founded in 1988, the firm has more than 44,000 employees and operates in more than 70 countries.
price ($mm)
$310
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$23
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
13.5x
closed 6/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

MJ Hudson, acquired Clarus Risk Ltd.

synopsis: UK-based MJ Hudson Group plc has acquired Clarus Risk Limited, a FinTech risk specialist, to widen the breadth of services in the Group’s data and analytics division. Based in Guernsey, Clarus Risk provides independent, first-class Managed Software as a Service (MSaaS) fintech solutions for the investment fiduciary marketplace.
buyer: MJ Hudson (AIM:MJH:$37.75)
MJ Hudson helps fund managers and investors operate more efficiently and invest more successfully. Their services include law, fund management solutions, international fiduciary, investment advisory, and IR & marketing. MJ Hudson has office across Europe's major asset management centres. "
target: Clarus Risk Ltd.
Based in Guernsey, Clarus Risk provides independent, first-class Managed Software as a Service (MSaaS) fintech solutions for the investment fiduciary marketplace. The company's risk analytics and reporting technology generates fully customisable risk and regulatory risk reporting solutions.
price ($mm)
$1.38
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2014 via Company Press Release

MITIE Group PLC, acquired Procius Limited

synopsis: Mitie Group plc, the strategic outsourcing company is pleased to announce that it has acquired Procius Limited, a leading UK pre-employment screening company, from the management team. Procius is a specialist in pre-employment screening and vetting, and has particular expertise in the aviation and transportation sectors.
buyer: MITIE Group PLC (LSE:MTO:$3,512.61)
MITIE is a strategic outsourcing company that helps their clients run more efficient and effective businesses by looking after their facilities, their energy needs and the people they're responsible for. "
target: Procius Limited
Based in the United Kingdom, Procius is a specialist in pre-employment screening and vetting, and has particular expertise in the aviation and transportation sectors. Procius provides convenient, online access to their services 24/7.
price ($mm)
$3.69
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closed 7/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Overstock.com, Inc., acquired Houserie

synopsis: Overstock announced the acquisition of property management platform Houserie. Houserie is a site that offers landlords and property managers a number of services designed to help them manage single- and multi-family homes.
buyer: Overstock.com, Inc. (OSTK:$1,757.65)
Overstock.com, Inc. is an online retailer based in Salt Lake City, Utah that sells a broad range of products at low prices, including furniture, décor, rugs, bedding, and home improvement. Overstock.com also offers a variety of products including jewelry, electronics, apparel, and more. "
target: Houserie
Houserie is a property management platform. It offers landlords and property managers a number of services designed to help them manage single- and multi-family homes. Services offered by Houserie include identity verification, checking eviction histories, credit and background checks and more.
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