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closed 9/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Untangle

synopsis: Untangle® Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium business, announced that it has been acquired by Providence Strategic Growth (PSG), the growth equity affiliate of Providence Equity Partners, a global private equity firm with $47 billion in assets under management.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier, global asset management firm with $47 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing. "
target parent: Total Defense, Inc.
target: Untangle
Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangle's award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world.
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announced 1/21/2020 via GlobeNewswire

VMware, Inc., will acquire Nyansa

synopsis: VMware, Inc. has announced its intent to acquire Nyansa, Inc., a fast-growing innovator of AI-based network analytics. The company is credited with developing the first cloudsourced, vendor-agnostic network analytics system, called Voyance, purpose-built for increasingly mobile enterprise network environments.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,338.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Nyansa
Nyansa, Inc. is a fast-growing innovator of AI-based network analytics. The company is credited with developing the first cloudsourced, vendor-agnostic network analytics system, called Voyance, purpose-built for increasingly mobile enterprise network environments.
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closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Veea, acquired Virtuosys

synopsis: Veea Inc., a global leader in smart applications, announced the acquisition of the UK-based Virtuosys. Virtuosys' Managed Edge Application Platform incorporates an intelligent edge server that delivers cloud capabilities out to the edge, changing the economics and efficiencies of edge computing for a wide range of vertical markets.
buyer: Veea
Veea is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) company with a suite of innovative products and services for Smart applications. Veea is headquartered in New York City with several offices in the US, Europe and Asia. "
target: Virtuosys
Virtuosys' Managed Edge Application Platform incorporates an intelligent edge server that delivers cloud capabilities out to the edge, changing the economics and efficiencies of edge computing for a wide range of vertical markets.
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announced 6/2/2017 via PR Newswire

AT&T, will acquire Vyatta

synopsis: AT&T, an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate, has agreed to buy the Vyatta network operating system and associated assets of Brocade Communications Systems. Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks.
buyer: AT&T (T:$172,890.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target parent: Broadcom Limited
target: Vyatta
Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks (IPv4 and IPv6). The Brocade 5600 vRouter (formerly Vyatta 5600 vRouter) is the networking industry leader in software innovation.
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closed 12/21/2016 via

VMware, Inc., acquired PLUMgrid

synopsis: VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, has acquired the assets and employees of PLUMgrid, a cloud solution provider for corporate customers. PLUMgrid provides multi-tenancy, security, scale and performance for their cloud’s virtual network infrastructure.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,338.00)
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware’s industry-leading virtualization technology, their solutions deliver a new model of information technology that is fluid, instant and more secure. "
target: PLUMgrid
For organizations building private and public cloud, PLUMgrid provides multi-tenancy, security, scale and performance for their cloud’s virtual network infrastructure. Through automation, ease-of-use and agility, PLUMgrid makes the complex and large-scale production clouds possible.
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closed 12/21/2016 via Market Wire

Berkshire Partners LLC, acquired Masergy Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Berkshire Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment firm, announced it has acquired Masergy Communications, Inc., a leading global service provider offering innovative hybrid networking, managed security and cloud communications solutions to medium and large enterprise customers.
buyer: Berkshire Partners LLC
Berkshire Partners is a leading private investment firm with a track record of success spanning over 30 years. Berkshire has raised nine private equity funds with more than $16 billion in aggregate capital commitments and manages a marketable securities fund with nearly $2 billion of capital. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Masergy Communications, Inc.
Masergy owns and operates the largest independent global cloud networking platform for enterprises. Their managed solutions with fully integrated real-time analytics, global unified communications as a service, security as a service and software defined network control help businesses compete.
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closed 8/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Ciena Corporation, acquired Cyan, Inc.

synopsis: Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Cyan, Inc., a leading provider of next-generation software and platforms to enable open, agile and scalable software-defined networks, pursuant to the terms of the acquisition agreement.
buyer: Ciena Corporation (CIEN:$3,503.50)
Ciena is the network specialist. Ciena collaborates with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete. "
target: Cyan, Inc. (CYNI:$117.45)
Cyan enables network transformation. The company’s SDN, NFV, and packet-optical solutions deliver orchestration, agility, and scale to networks, that until now, have been static and hardware driven.
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announced 4/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Total Defense, Inc., will acquire Untangle

synopsis: Total Defense, Inc., a leading Internet security company, has entered into an agreement with Untangle, Inc., a leading network software and appliance company, whereby Untangle will merge with its consumer business line.
buyer parent: Updata Partners
buyer: Total Defense, Inc.
Total Defense is a global leader in Internet security. The company develops Internet and threat management solutions that defend millions of consumers and small businesses across the world. "
target: Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small.
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closed 11/11/2013 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired Velocius Networks

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences, announced that it has acquired Velocius Networks, a provider of quality of service (QoS) technology for optimizing application traffic across enterprise networks.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,123.99)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: Velocius Networks
Velocius Networks builds comprehensive and converged network performance management solutions for the enterprise. Velocius covers all three essential angles of network performance management – application visibility, network traffic management and targeted acceleration.
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announced 12/12/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Juniper Networks, will acquire Contrail Systems

synopsis: Juniper Networks Inc. has agreed to acquire Contrail Networks Inc. Contrail focuses on developing technology for software-defined networking, which some observers have seen as a potential threat to the traditional routers and switches made by Juniper.
buyer: Juniper Networks (JNPR:$4,430.60)
Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. "
target: Contrail Systems
Contrail Systems focuses on developing technology for software-defined networking. The company is based in Santa Clara, CA.
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closed 11/5/2012 via Market Wire

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., acquired Vyatta

synopsis: Brocade announced that it will acquire privately held Vyatta. Vyatta is based in Belmont, Calif. and is a networking industry innovator through its software-based network operating system that is highly relevant for multiple applications in network virtualization, software-defined networking (SDN) and private/public cloud computing platforms.
buyer: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD:$2,382.24)
Brocade delivers the industry's leading platforms, solutions, and services for intelligently connecting, managing, and optimizing IT resources in shared storage environments. "
target: Vyatta
Vyatta provides network routing and security software and hardware appliances. It offers network routing, security, and traffic management software solution that enables administrators to leverage the performance of Intel/AMD hardware, as well as run in VMWare, Xen, and HyperV virtual environments.
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closed 8/22/2011 via BusinessWire

ABRY Partners, LLC, acquired Masergy Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Masergy Communications, Inc. a global provider of secure, virtualized network services announced that it has completed its transaction with ABRY Partners, LLC for the purchase of the existing Masergy equity for an undisclosed price.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced and successful private investment firms in North America focused solely on media, communications, business and information services investments. "
target: Masergy Communications, Inc.
MASERGY provides managed, secure virtualized network services to enterprises that have complex needs across multiple locations. Their integrated network and software solutions enable their customers to seamlessly deploy and manage IT applications such as video, voice and data, on a global basis.
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closed 3/2/2011 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Pari Networks

synopsis: Cisco has announced that it has completed its acquisition of privately-held Pari Networks, a leading provider of network configuration and change management (NCCM) and compliance management solutions.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,071.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment,Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic. "
target: Pari Networks
Pari Networks, Inc. provides network security risk and policy compliance management solutions to enterprises and managed security service providers.
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closed 1/18/2011 via BusinessWire

Aerohive Networks, Inc., acquired Pareto Networks

synopsis: Aerohive Networks, creators of the award-winning cooperative control wireless LAN architecture, announced that it has acquired privately-held Pareto Networks, the leader in cloud-based networking.
buyer: Aerohive Networks, Inc.
Aerohive Networks is pioneering a next-generation enterprise wireless LAN architecture. Aerohive's cooperative control wireless LAN architecture eliminates wireless LAN controllers. "
target: Pareto Networks
Pareto is the leader in Cloud-based Networking, providing clients the ability to instantly and securely scale their networks to meet the ever-changing demands of their distributed users.
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closed 12/13/2010 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired LineSider Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of privately held LineSider Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of network management software that helps customers build the network services necessary to securely create and deploy cloud computing infrastructure.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,071.00)
Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate, this year celebrates 25 years of technology innovation, operational excellence and corporate social responsibility. "
target: LineSider Technologies, Inc.
LineSider Technologies is leading the evolution of communications networks to meet the requirements of cloud computing. The Company helps service providers transform their networks into dynamic and fluid infrastructures that can respond rapidly to changes in dynamic cloud computing environments.
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closed 1/4/2010 via PR Newswire

VT iDirect, Inc., acquired Parallel Limited

synopsis: VT iDirect, Inc., a company of VT Systems Inc., announced that it has acquired UK-based Parallel Limited, the developer of the award-winning SatManage network management software suite.
buyer parent: ST Engineering
buyer: VT iDirect, Inc.
iDirect, a subsidiary of VT Systems, is transforming the way the world gets and stays connected. The company's satellite-based IP communications technology enables constant connectivity for voice, video and data applications in diverse and challenging environments. "
target: Parallel Limited
Parallel, Ltd. is the the developer of the award-winning SatManage network management software suite. SatManage is a sophisticated Web-based management system designed to meet the demanding requirements of large-scale, complex networks.
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announced 6/10/2020 via PR Newswire

FirstLight, will acquire TruePath Technologies

synopsis: FirstLight has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TruePath Technologies, a company that offers a secure, dedicated, cloud-based solution that is a fully managed monitoring software system that configures and maintains its client's monitoring software remotely whether it is Open Source or enterprise grade software.
buyer: FirstLight
FirstLight provides fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud, and unified communications services to enterprise and carrier customers. FirstLight offers a robust suite of advanced telecommunications products featuring a comprehensive portfolio of high bandwidth connectivity solutions. "
target: TruePath Technologies
TruePath offers a secure, dedicated, cloud-based solution that is a fully managed monitoring software system that configures and maintains its client's monitoring software remotely whether it is Open Source or enterprise grade software.
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announced 5/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire ThousandEyes Inc.

synopsis: Cisco is to acquire ThousandEyes, a company that provides IT performance management for the cloud era. The company’s solution provides detailed visibility beyond the corporate network perimeter, identifies the root cause of performance problems with cloud applications and enables distributed collaboration to resolve problems quickly.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,071.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: ThousandEyes Inc.
ThousandEyes provides IT performance management for the cloud era. The company’s solution provides detailed visibility beyond the corporate network perimeter, identifies the root cause of performance problems with cloud applications and enables distributed collaboration to resolve problems quickly.
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announced 8/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Park Place Technologies, will acquire Entuity, Ltd.

synopsis: Park Place Technologies, the global leader in third-party maintenance for data center hardware, will acquire Entuity, a global network performance monitoring software company. Entuity offers enterprise-ready analytics that support the digital workplace by simplifying network performance monitoring.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Park Place Technologies
Park Place Technologies provides a post-warranty alternative to storage, server and networking hardware maintenance for IT data centers. Park Place Technologies empowers its customers to improve operational speed and maximize uptime. "
target: Entuity, Ltd.
Entuity is a global network performance monitoring software company. Entuity offers enterprise-ready analytics that support the digital workplace by simplifying network performance monitoring. Entuity keeps networks going and provides visibility into issues before they impact business services.
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announced 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Singularity Networks

synopsis: Cisco has unveiled plans to acquire network infrastructure analytics company Singularity Networks. Singularity Networks captures and analyses network data to help service providers, web companies and enterprises improve network performance, manage costs, gain visibility and reduce downtime through its real-time visibility and analytics tools.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,071.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Singularity Networks
Singularity Networks provides real-time visibility and analytics for businesses to quickly identify breaches in IT security. Using a compact and easy-to-deploy solution, Singularity Network helps companies build safer systems, mitigate risk and reduce exposure.
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closed 9/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Untangle

synopsis: Untangle® Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium business, announced that it has been acquired by Providence Strategic Growth (PSG), the growth equity affiliate of Providence Equity Partners, a global private equity firm with $47 billion in assets under management.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier, global asset management firm with $47 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing. "
target parent: Total Defense, Inc.
target: Untangle
Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangle's award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world.
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announced 4/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Total Defense, Inc., will acquire Untangle

synopsis: Total Defense, Inc., a leading Internet security company, has entered into an agreement with Untangle, Inc., a leading network software and appliance company, whereby Untangle will merge with its consumer business line.
buyer parent: Updata Partners
buyer: Total Defense, Inc.
Total Defense is a global leader in Internet security. The company develops Internet and threat management solutions that defend millions of consumers and small businesses across the world. "
target: Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small.
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closed 12/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Untangle, acquired eSoft

synopsis: Untangle, Inc., a network software and appliance company, announced the purchase of privately-held eSoft. The deal, structured as an asset purchase, furthers Untangle's aggressive acquisition strategy and expands its reach in the SMB market.
buyer: Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small. "
target: eSoft
eSoft is a Colorado-based company specializing in integrated security solutions including secure content management and unified threat management appliances.
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closed 10/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Untangle, acquired Cymphonix Corporation

synopsis: Untangle, Inc., a network software and appliance company, announced the acquisition of Cymphonix Corporation. Their network appliances allow organizations to quickly, easily and clearly understand their Internet usage and demands, then set and enforce usage policies that improve network performance, stability and reliability.
buyer: Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small. "
target: Cymphonix Corporation
Cymphonix Internet Management network appliances allow organizations to quickly, easily and clearly understand their Internet usage and demands, then set and enforce usage policies that improve network performance, stability and reliability.
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closed 2/18/2021 via BusinessWire

MAPAL Software, acquired GetCompliant

synopsis: MAPAL Software, the European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions, has acquired GetCompliant, a leading compliance and operations management solution provider in the Nordics. GetCompliant offers a cloud-based software system that helps retail and restaurant chains to save time and secure compliance.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: MAPAL Software
MAPAL Software is a European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions. MAPAL offers workforce management, business analytics, and back office solutions to helps their clients optimize their business, reduce costs, and offer better services. "
target: GetCompliant
GetCompliant is a leading compliance and operations management solution provider in the Nordics. GetCompliant helps retail and restaurant chains to save time and secure compliance. Their cloud-based system includes solutions for digital checklists, documentation management and performance tracking.
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closed 2/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Recruitee merged with Sympa,

synopsis: Recruitee, a Dutch provider of applicant tracking systems (ATS) in central Europe and the USA, has merged with Finland-based Sympa, a leading provider of core HR software in the Nordics. Together, Recruitee and Sympa will provide companies with a full suite of advanced tools for automating HR tasks and amplifying the expertise of HR professionals.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Sympa
Headquartered in Finland, Sympa is a leading provider of core HR software in the Nordics. Sympa works with organizations to nurture the development of their employees, operate more efficiently, and make smarter strategic decisions through its fully digital HR solution. "
target: Recruitee
Headquartered in Amsterdam, Recruitee is a cloud-based ATS (Applicant Tracking Systems) solutions provider. The company’s digital software solutions cover job board integrations, talent sourcing, applicant tracking, pipeline automation, scheduling automation, and advanced hiring analytics.
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closed 2/11/2021 via PR Web

2ndWave Software, Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired HealthTrio

synopsis: 2ndWave Software and PSG have acquired HealthTrio, a leading software-as-a-service innovator for the healthcare market. The investment from PSG and 2ndWave will accelerate opportunities for HealthTrio’s clients to better impact health outcomes, improve the patient experience, and decrease costs.
buyer: 2ndWave Software
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
PSG, an affiliate of Providence Equity Partners, is a growth equity firm that partners with lower middle-market software and technology-enabled services companies. 2ndWave Solutions partners with middle-market enterprise software companies to drive growth. "
target: HealthTrio
HealthTrio provides digital engagement solutions that optimize self-service, value-based care, healthcare consumerism and real-time data integration. Their tools cover eligibility, benefits, and claim, as well as advanced features supporting provider quality performance and automated authorizations.
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closed 1/20/2021 via BusinessWire

Trackmax merged with Meal Ticket,

synopsis: Trackmax, a leader in profit improvement software solutions, has merged with Meal Ticket, a leading software provider in the food service supply chain. The merger is intended to accelerate growth and position the combined business as a leader in software and data analytics for the food service industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Meal Ticket
Meal Ticket is a software provider in the food service supply chain, delivering a suite of SaaS tools to provide distributors and manufacturers visibility into critical market data. The company’s solutions enable its clients to shift from analog systems to fully automated, software-driven solutions."
target: Trackmax
Trackmax is a leader in profit improvement software solutions, specializing in the development of transaction-based tracking, forecasting, and analytical software for wholesale distributors. Its flagship software platforms focus on optimizing and increasing profitability.
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announced 12/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Providence Equity Partners Inc., will acquire Groupe La Centrale

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners L.L.C., a premier private equity firm, will acquire a majority stake in Groupe La Centrale, a leading provider of car classifieds in France, from Axel Springer. Groupe La Centrale is comprised of four brands through which it covers the entire lifecycle of a vehicle: La Centrale, Promoneuve, Caradisiac, and MaVoitureCash.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier asset management firm with over $44 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence has invested in more than 170 companies and is a leading equity investment firm focused on the media, communications, education, software, and services industries. "
target parent: Axel Springer SE
target: Groupe La Centrale
Groupe La Centrale is the French leader in auto, motorcycle, and boat content in the field of classified ads and editorials. Groupe La Centrale is comprised of four brands through which it covers the entire lifecycle of a vehicle: La Centrale, Promoneuve, Caradisiac and MaVoitureCash.
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closed 12/23/2020 via PR Web

INE, acquired Wuvavi

synopsis: INE, the premier provider of technical training for the IT industry, has acquired Wuvavi, a powerful cyber security awareness training platform for businesses. Wuvavi is dedicated to helping small and medium sized businesses protect their business. Their training platform offers training for password security, phishing attacks, and more.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: INE
INE is the premiere provider of Technical Training for the IT Industry. INE’s portfolio of trainings is built for levels of technical learning specializing in advanced networking technologies, next generation security and infrastructure programming and development. "
target: Wuvavi
Wuvavi is a cyber security awareness training platform for businesses. Wuvavi is dedicated to helping small and medium sized businesses protect their business. Their training platform works on any device and offers training for password security, phishing attacks, web browsing and more.
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closed 12/2/2020 via BusinessWire

TimeClock Plus, acquired Humanity

synopsis: TCP (TimeClock Plus) has acquired Humanity, an industry-leading cloud-based employee scheduling platform that enables its customers to easily and accurately create dynamic schedules for staff. The feature-rich, proven scheduling solution will be integrated into TCP’s cloud-based workforce management software suite.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: TimeClock Plus
TCP (TimeClock Plus) helps organizations provide flexible, mobile timekeeping and workforce management solutions. TCP delivers best-in-class technology and personalized support to organizations to meet their complex timekeeping, employee scheduling, leave management, and other workforce needs. "
target: Humanity
Humanity offers a cloud-based employee scheduling platform that accelerates schedule creation. The company's platform provides organizations with actionable data to optimize staffing based on historical sales and sales forecasts, employee skill sets, and staff availability.
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Providence Equity Partners Inc., will acquire Signaturit

synopsis: Providence Strategic Growth, the growth equity affiliate of premier asset management firm Providence Equity Partners, will acquire a majority investment in Signaturit Solutions. Headquartered in Barcelona, Signaturit is a leading provider of cloud-based Trust Services that offers eSignature, eDelivery, and Electronic Identification solutions.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier asset management firm with over $49 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence has invested in over 200 companies and has become a leading private equity firm specializing in growth-oriented investments in media, communications, education, software and services. "
target: Signaturit
Spain-based Signaturit is a Qualified Trust Service Provider that offers cloud-based solutions in the field of Electronic Signatures, Certified Registered Delivery, and Electronic Identification to digitise any transaction between companies and individuals, securely and with full legal compliance.
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Imaweb, acquired Evolutive

synopsis: Imaweb, a leading independent provider of customer relationship management solutions and dealership management systems (DMS) for the automotive industry in Europe, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Evolutive, a leading distributor of DMS solutions in Belgium.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Imaweb
Imaweb is a leading developer and distributor of digital solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company was formed through the merger of Imaweb and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems group, a French software development company for car manufacturers, group distributers and dealers, in 2019. "
target: Evolutive
Evolutive is a software company that has been a local partner to Imaweb France since 2002. The Company offers: development, product implementation, personalized support, updates and upgrades.
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Vector Capital, acquired Patron Technology

synopsis: Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, has acquired Patron Technology, a premier event technology platform. Patron offers a full-suite of event technology solutions for live, virtual, and hybrid events designed to transform the attendee experience.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. With over $4 billion of capital under management, Vector actively partners with management teams to devise and execute new financial and business strategies. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Patron Technology
Patron Technology helps live event organizers create better experiences for their attendees and deeper relationships with their sponsors through a complete, data-driven event technology solution. Event organizers use Patron Technology for ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, CRM, and more.
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closed 9/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Imaweb/IDF Group, acquired Tms-Soft

synopsis: Spain-based Imaweb/ IDF Group, a leading independent provider of customer relationship management solutions and dealership management systems for the automotive industry in Europe, has acquired TMS-Soft, a leading provider of digital car registration workflow software in France.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Imaweb/IDF Group
Spain-based Imaweb / Datafirst-I’Car Systems group is a developer of Customer Relationship Management and Dealership Management Systems solutions for the automotive sector in Europe. The company grew out of the merger of Imaweb, a Spanish developer, and DATAFIRST-I’Car Systems, a French developer. "
target: Tms-Soft
TMS-Soft is a French non-governmental organization that issues vehicle registration credentials. Through its digital platform, TMS-Soft facilitates all formalities associated with the registration process, with a focus on used vehicle registration.
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announced 8/19/2020 via PR Newswire

EQT AB, will acquire EdgeConneX

synopsis: EQT, a differentiated global investment organization, will acquire EdgeConneX, Inc. from Providence Equity Partners, a premier global asset management firm. EdgeConneX is a global edge data center provider. EdgeConneX builds and operates data centers for cloud, content, network and other service providers.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
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. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: EdgeConneX
EdgeConneX is a global edge data center provider. EdgeConneX builds and operates data centers for cloud, content, network and other service providers. They offer high-powered, purpose-built data centers that are tailored to their client's size, power, and location requirements.
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closed 4/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

KPA L.L.C., acquired Multimedia Training Systems (MTS)

synopsis: KPA, a leading provider of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Workforce Compliance software, consulting, and training, announced the acquisition of Multimedia Training Systems (MTS), a safety training company specializing in life-saving video programs for the manufacturing industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: KPA L.L.C.
KPA is a market leader in cloud-based Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) risk management solutions for the automotive, collision repair, manufacturing, insurance, and distribution & logistics industries. KPA’s innovative software platform combined delivers a comprehensive solution. "
target: Multimedia Training Systems (MTS)
Multimedia Training Systems (MTS) provides safety training that changes employee behavior, prevents injuries and saves lives. MTS is recognized as a safety leader in the steel industry with training being used by more than 90% of North America steel mills.
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closed 3/31/2020 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Blackboard Open LMS

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc, a market-leader in the workplace digital learning and talent management market, has acquired Blackboard’s Open LMS platform. Blackboard Open LMS provides a strong, open source foundation for competency-based blended, online and professional learning to drive institutional and organizational effectiveness.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$183.05)
Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Blackboard Open LMS
Blackboard Open LMS™ provides a strong, open source foundation for competency-based blended, online and professional learning to drive institutional and organizational effectiveness.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/6/2020 via BusinessWire

CPP Investment Board, Montagu Private Equity, will acquire Galileo Global Education

synopsis: Galileo Global Education, a leading international provider of higher education and Europe’s largest higher education group, is to be acquired by a consortium comprised of global long-term institutional investors, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Montagu, alongside existing shareholders Téthys Invest and Bpifrance.
buyer: CPP Investment Board
buyer: Montagu Private Equity
The consortium is comprised of global long-term institutional investors, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, CPP Investment Board Europe S.à r.l., and Montagu, alongside existing shareholders Téthys Invest and Bpifrance. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Galileo Global Education
Galileo Global Education is a post-secondary education group focused on providing students with access to higher education in the fields of applied arts, design, communication and management, in selected countries around the world.
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closed 12/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Flow Hospitality Training merged with MAPAL Software,

synopsis: MAPAL Software, a developer and supplier of workforce management, business analytics and back-of-house software for the hospitality sector, and Flow Hospitality Training, a learning management system for the hospitality sector, announced a combination to create a leading provider of technology solutions for the European hospitality sector.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: MAPAL Software
Founded in 2008 and based in Madrid, Spain, MAPAL Software is a developer and supplier of workforce management, business analytics and back-of-house software for the hospitality sector. "
target: Flow Hospitality Training
Founded in 2009 and based in Edinburgh, Scotland, Flow is a learning management system for the hospitality sector. Flow delivers a suite of online training modules to over 400,000 unique users through FlowZone Manager – its flagship management system.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

TES Global, acquired Edval Timetables

synopsis: Tes Global, the digital education business, has acquired Edval, a leading provider of school timetabling software. Edval's tools make the whole process less time consuming and more efficient for schools. The acquisition of Edval will expand the portfolio of software enabled services that Tes provides to schools.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: TES Global
UK-based TES Global is a leader in using digital technology to make life easier for schools and teachers. The services offered through Tes.com play a critical role helping teachers deal with the challenges of providing high quality education to millions of children across the globe. "
target: Edval Timetables
Edval Education Pty Ltd is a leading provider of school timetabling software. Their tools make the whole process less time consuming and more efficient for schools. Using Edval can help schools save money and improve staff retention through smarter scheduling.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Smartly.io

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners, a premier private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in Smartly.io, leading global creative and digital advertising platform. Smartly.io offers an easy-to-use SaaS tool that provides marketers a quick way to create, manage & optimize every aspect of a successful social advertising campaign.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with over $45 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing with the vision that a dedicated team of industry experts could build exceptional companies of enduring value. "
target: Smartly.io
Smartly.io a leading global creative and digital advertising platform. Smartly.io automates every step of social advertising to unlock greater performance. Their easy-to-use SaaS tool offers marketers a quick way to create, manage & optimize every aspect of a successful social advertising campaign.
price ($mm)
$223
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closed 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired N2Y

synopsis: n2y LLC, a leading provider of software, curriculum and tools to the K-12 special education market, was acquired by Providence Equity Partners, a premier private equity firm that specializes in the media, communications, education and information industries.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with over $45 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing with the vision that a dedicated team of industry experts could build exceptional companies of enduring value. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: N2Y
n2y seamlessly delivers a complete instructional program tailored to help individuals with unique learning needs access the general education curriculum. It frees educators to empower learning with standards-based academic content, data collection, learning games and a classroom management resource.
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closed 11/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

DoubleVerify, Inc, acquired Ad-Juster

synopsis: DoubleVerify, the leading independent platform for digital media measurement and analytics, announced the acquisition of Ad-Juster, a SaaS-based reporting and analytics platform for digital publishers.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: DoubleVerify, Inc
DoubleVerify is the leading independent provider of marketing measurement software, data and analytics that authenticates the quality and effectiveness of digital media for the world's largest brands and media platforms. "
target: Ad-Juster
Ad-Juster is a market-leading SaaS provider of unified data reporting and analytics for digital advertising. Ad-Juster delivers a digital advertising measurement product line to streamline workflows, overcome billing discrepancies, optimize programmatic performance and maximize revenue.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

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

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

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

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

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

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

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

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$4,220.93)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

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

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

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

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 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 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 is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
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rev ($mm)
$2,457.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$506.50
EBIT ($mm)
$438.70
Net Income ($mm)
$454.80
Employees
8075
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Ticker: FFIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F5 Networks Inc.
F5 Networks Inc.
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,350.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$511.22
EBIT ($mm)
$415.37
Net Income ($mm)
$307.44
Employees
6079
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Ticker: ZS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zscaler, Inc.
Zscaler is a leading cloud-based information security company. Zscaler offers a secure internet and web gateway that creates fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$391.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($38.92)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1480
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: TASE: SAFE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Safe-T
Safe-T
Based in Israel, Safe-T is a leading provider of software-defined access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises' business-critical services and sensitive data. With Safe-T's software-defined access, companies secure their data, services, and networks from internal and external data threats.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
35
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Ticker: CSCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$48,071.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$15,220.00
EBIT ($mm)
$13,530.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,462.00
Employees
77500
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Ticker: CIEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ciena Corporation
Ciena Corporation
Ciena is the network specialist. Ciena collaborates with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,503.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$495.87
EBIT ($mm)
$375.47
Net Income ($mm)
$237.08
Employees
6013
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Ticker: AIM:DFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Defenx
Defenx
Founded in 2009, Defenx is a fast-growing and profitable security software company that offers a range of products for the mobile, PC and network security markets. Defenx security software is priced competitively, fully featured and efficient.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.13
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
6
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: TSXV:STC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sangoma Technologies Corp.
Sangoma Technologies Corp.
Sangoma is a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for voice, data and video applications. Sangoma’s connectivity solutions are used in leading unified communications, PBX, IVR, contact center and data-communication applications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$108.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.66
EBIT ($mm)
$9.43
Net Income ($mm)
$4.09
Employees
330
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Ticker: FEYE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FireEye
FireEye
FireEye, Inc. is a global network security company that provides automated threat forensics and dynamic malware protection against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$928.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($59.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($138.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3400
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Ticker: FSLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fastly
Fastly
Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing its customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$246.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($36.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($52.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
717
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Ticker: BSE:532790
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tanla Mobile
Tanla Mobile
Tanla is one of the largest cloud communication providers in the world. Tanla provides cloud solutions for messaging, voice, and IoT. Their solutions handle over 200 billion business communications annually. Tanla adopts cutting-edge technologies to meet the needs of a diverse clientele.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$167.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.63
EBIT ($mm)
($14.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
300
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,935.77
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,045.36
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
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,715.61
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,014.73
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,934.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$873.80
EBIT ($mm)
$821.70
Net Income ($mm)
$348.20
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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,845.75
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
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
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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