Like Blue Nile Inc.

closed 2/2/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Adama Partners, Bain Capital Private Equity, Bow Street LLC, acquired Blue Nile Inc.

synopsis: Leading online jeweler Blue Nile announced the successful completion of the acquisition of the Company by an Investor Group, comprised of Bain Capital Private Equity, Bow Street and Adama Partners. Founded in 1999, Blue Nile has grown to become the largest online retailer of certified diamonds and fine jewelry.
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
buyer: Bow Street LLC
buyer: Adama Partners
Bain Capital Private Equity partners with management teams to provide the resources needed to grow companies. Bow Street is an investment manager that partners with institutional investors to invest opportunistically. Adama Partners is a venture firm that invests in the gemstone and jewelry markets."
target: Blue Nile Inc. (NILE:$471.91)
Founded in 1999, Blue Nile has grown to become the largest online retailer of certified diamonds and fine jewelry. Internet Retailer Magazine reports Blue Nile is bigger than the next three largest online jewelers combined.
price ($mm)[EV]
$491 [$451]
rev ($mm)
$472
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
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27.8x
announced 8/10/2022 via PR Newswire

Signet Jewelers, will acquire Blue Nile Inc.

synopsis: Signet Jewelers Limited, the world's leading retailer of diamond jewelry, will acquire Blue Nile, Inc., a leading online retailer of engagement rings and fine jewelry. Blue Nile offers more than 300,000 high quality, certified diamonds, along with thousands of engagement ring settings and an amazing assortment of fine jewelry.
buyer: Signet Jewelers (SIG:$7,975.50)
Signet Jewelers Limited is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry. Signet operates approximately 3,600 stores primarily under the name brands of Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry, H.Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples and Piercing Pagoda. "
target: Blue Nile Inc. (NILE:$471.91)
Blue Nile is a leading online retailer of engagement rings and fine jewelry. Blue Nile offers more than 300,000 high quality, certified diamonds, along with thousands of engagement ring settings and an amazing assortment of fine jewelry.
price ($mm)
$360
rev ($mm)
$500
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
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announced 6/10/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Blue Nile Inc. will be merged with Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation II,

synopsis: Blue Nile, Inc., the leading online retailer of GIA graded, conflict-free diamonds, diamond engagement rings, and fine jewelry, and Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation II, a publicly-traded SPAC, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination that will result in Blue Nile becoming a public company.
buyer: Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation II
Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation II is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. "
target: Blue Nile Inc. (NILE:$471.91)
Blue Nile, Inc. is the largest online retailer of high-quality, conflict-free, GIA graded diamonds and fine jewelry.
price ($mm)[EV]
$342 [$343]
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closed 5/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

A-lehdet, acquired Keskisen Kello Oy

synopsis: Finnish media group A-lehdet Oy has acquired a majority stake in E-commerce company Keskisen Kello Oy. Headquartered in Tuuri, Keskisen Kello is the largest Finnish online retailer of watches, smartwatches, and jewelry. The acquisition is aligned with A-lehdet’s goals and is expected to strengthen its E-commerce business.
buyer: A-lehdet
A-leader is a Finnish media house and pioneer in media content, digital commerce, and influencing. The A-letter Group consists of A-leftist Oy, which focuses on the media business, Finnish Design Shop Oy, the leading online store for Nordic design, and Genero, a pioneer in growth marketing. "
target: Keskisen Kello Oy
Keskisen Kello is the largest Finnish online retailer of watches, smart watches, and jewelry. The company's online store has over 10,000 products that include watches, jewelry, heart rate monitors, rings, silverware, christening gifts, and more.
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closed 7/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bauer Media Group, acquired Soul Zen

synopsis: Bauer Media Group, a European-based media company that manages a portfolio of more than 600 magazines, over 400 digital products and 50 radio and TV stations, has acquired Soul Zen, an online seller of jewelry, incense sticks, yoga, meditation mats, and more. They are a shop for mindfulness and modern spirituality.
buyer parent: Bauer Media Group
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group is a European-based media company that manages a portfolio of more than 600 magazines, over 400 digital products and 50 radio and TV stations around the world. "
target: Soul Zen
Based in Germany, Soul Zen is an online seller of jewelry, incense sticks, yoga, meditation mats, and more. They are a shop for mindfulness and modern spirituality.
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closed 9/12/2017 via BusinessWire

Signet Jewelers, acquired R2Net

synopsis: Signet Jewelers, the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced that it has completed its acquisition of R2Net. R2Net is the owner of JamesAllen.com, a fast-growing online jewelry retailer, as well as Segoma Imaging Technologies, who provides R2Net machines to enable delivery of a next generation digital shopping experience for jewelry.
buyer: Signet Jewelers (SIG:$7,975.50)
Signet Jewelers Limited is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry. Signet operates approximately 3,600 stores primarily under the name brands of Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry, H.Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples and Piercing Pagoda. "
target: R2Net
R2Net operates a robust e-commerce and supply chain platform that connects the entire span of the diamond industry’s ecosystem, including manufacturers, retailers and consumers. R2Net owns and operates four distinct brands: JamesAllen.com, Segoma, D-Market (Diamond Market) and Brio Animation Studio.
price ($mm)
$328
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closed 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Kalyan Jewellers India Pvt. Ltd, acquired Candere

synopsis: Leading jewellery chain Kalyan Jewellers acquired the online jewellery firm Candere from Singularity Strategic, a Private Equity firm. Candere is a premium diamond & gemstone jewellery e-Store with over 4,000 designs, including a strong offering in the high growth diamond jewellery segment.
buyer: Kalyan Jewellers India Pvt. Ltd
Kalyan Jewellers India Private Limited operates a chain of jewelry stores in Southern and Western India, and the Middle East. It offers gold, diamond, platinum, and silver products. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Thrissur, India. "
target parent: Singularity Strategic Holdings
target: Candere
Candere is a premium diamond & gemstone jewellery e-Store. Candere designs and crafts bravura & bespoke jewellery. It has a portfolio of over 4,000 designs, including a strong offering in the high growth diamond jewellery segment.
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closed 11/9/2016 via PR Web

Dalumi Diamonds Ltd., acquired Zoara Inc.

synopsis: Israel-based diamond industry enterprise The Dalumi Group has acquired online diamond and luxury jewelry e-commerce brand Zoara.com. With sales in over 40 countries worldwide, Zoara is a main competitor in online sales of loose diamonds, diamond engagement rings and diamond jewelry.
buyer: Dalumi Diamonds Ltd.
Founded in 1960 by Asher Dalumi, the Dalumi Group is a global leader in the international diamond and diamond jewelry markets. Today, the family-held company is operated by second generation executives and directors from its headquarters in the Israel Diamond Exchange. "
target: Zoara Inc.
Zoara is an online diamond and luxury jewelry e-commerce brand. With sales in over 40 countries worldwide, Zoara is a main competitor in online sales of loose diamonds, diamond engagement rings and diamond jewelry.
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closed 8/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Nefertiti Group Ltd, acquired My Flash Trash Ltd

synopsis: MyFlashTrash, the e-commerce jewellery start-up founded by 25 year-old young entrepreneur Amber Atherton, has been acquired by Hong Kong-based Nefertiti Group. A specialist in “playful and bold” charm jewellery, MyFlashTrash developed from a blog that former Made in Chelsea star Atherton started back in 2008.
buyer: Nefertiti Group Ltd
Nefertiti Group is a manufacturer of jewellery for stores such as Topshop and Zara. Nefertiti Fashion Accessories was founded in 2005 by Ms. Peggy Tang, specialized in imitation jewelry design and manufacturing, with their own sales office and showroom in Hong Kong, and factory in Dougguan, China. "
target: My Flash Trash Ltd
MyFlashTrash is the e-commerce jewellery start-up founded by 25 year-old entrepreneur Amber Atherton. MyFlashTrash developed from a blog that former Made in Chelsea star Atherton started back in 2008 and gained a cult-like following with Rihanna, Beyoncé and Suki Waterhouse, among its customers.
price ($mm)
$2.65
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closed 6/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Synalia, acquired Montres and Co

synopsis: Synalia acquires Montres & Co, a leading player in the watch market online. Montres & Co is a major player in the online sale of watches and offers a wide selection of watches from the biggest brands.
buyer: Synalia
Synalia operates as a cooperative for jewelry and other luxury items. It offers its associates the opportunity to retain their independence while increasing competitiveness through the sharing of effective means. "
target: Montres and Co
Montres & Co is one of the main players in the watch market on the internet. Their site offers a wide selection of watches for men, women, and children from the biggest brands Swatch, Calvin Klein, Tissot, Festina, Guess, Ice Watch, Fossil, Diesel and many others.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/22/2016 via PR Web

Watches.com merged with Watchismo,

synopsis: Online watch seller Watchismo acquires and merges into the new domain Watches.com. Watchismo (now Watches.com) curates and sells the world’s largest online collection of diverse watches. Watches.com is an authorized dealer with dozens of major watch brands such as Diesel, Nixon and Shinola.
buyer: Watchismo
Watchismo.com is carefully curated watch collection. Purveyors of wrist-borne time machines since 1999, Watchismo is a singular source for unusual modern watches from around the world. "
target: Watches.com
Watches.com is an authorized dealer with dozens of major watch brands such as Diesel, Nixon and Shinola. However, the company also designs and manufactures their own unique watches under the brand XERIC.
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announced 5/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Titan Company Limited, will acquire CaratLane Trading Private Limited

synopsis: Titan Co. Ltd, the maker of Tanishq jewellery and Titan and Fastrack watches, said it will acquire a majority stake in online jewellery chain CaratLane Trading Pvt. Ltd. With over 100,000 solitaires listed on their website and an education based informed selling approach, CaratLane is India's largest online jewellery store.
buyer: Titan Company Limited (BSE:500114:$1,678.26)
Titan Company is a manufacturing company that produces India's largest and best-known range of personal accessories — watches, jewellery, sunglasses and prescription eyewear. Precision engineering is another area of specialisation that Titan Company excels in. "
target: CaratLane Trading Private Limited
Caratlane.com is India's largest online jewellery store. With over 100,000 solitaires listed on their website and an education based informed selling approach, CaratLane aims to change the way diamonds are bought and sold in India.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$170
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aurum Group Ltd, acquired The Watch Hut

synopsis: DM London has agreed to sell online designer watch retailer The Watch Hut to Aurum Group, the largest prestige and luxury jewellers in the UK. Aurum is the UK’s largest luxury watch and jewellery retailers with Watches of Switzerland, Mappin & Webb, Goldsmiths and Boutique Goldsmiths in its portfolio of businesses.
buyer: Aurum Group Ltd
Aurum is the largest prestige and luxury jewellers in the UK which now includes Watches of Switzerland, Mappin & Webb and Goldsmiths brands within its portfolio. "
target parent: DM London Ltd
target: The Watch Hut
The Watch Hut Limited operates as an online retailer of watches. The Watch Hut launched in November 2005 with the aim of selling branded watches at amazing prices. They are authorized UK stockists for leading brands including brands such as Tissot, Casio, U-Boat, Seiko, TAG Heuer and many more.
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closed 11/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

RED Luxury S.A.S, acquired Timefy S.A.S.

synopsis: Red Luxury, which designs, manufactures and distributes watches for fashion brands and for its own account, has announced the acquisition of Timefy.com, leader of e-commerce dedicated to fashion watches in France. The acquisition enables Red Luxury to strengthen and to control its online distribution network.
buyer: RED Luxury S.A.S
Red Luxury is an established and dynamic Brand Extension Company specialized in the Watches Industry. Renowned for its portfolio of famous Fashion Brands, Red Luxury distributes its watches through an International retail and online network. "
target: Timefy S.A.S.
Timefy.com is the leader of e-commerce dedicated to fashion watches in France.
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closed 8/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Aurum Group Ltd, acquired Watch Shop

synopsis: Aurumn Group, which owns the Mappin & Webb, Watches of Switzerland and Goldsmiths fascias, has acquired 100% of the share capital of Watch Shop, which operates the brand Watch Shop (www.watchshop.com), a high street and online designer watch and jewellery retailer.
buyer: Aurum Group Ltd
Aurum is the largest prestige and luxury jewellers in the UK which now includes Watches of Switzerland, Mappin & Webb and Goldsmiths brands within its portfolio. "
target: Watch Shop
Watch Shop Ltd operates the brand Watch Shop (www.watchshop.com), a high street and online designer watch and jewellery retailer. The Watch Shop brand was launched in 2007 and the company now sells hundreds of thousands of watches and jewellery items per year.
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closed 9/25/2013 via PR Newswire

From You Flowers, LLC., acquired Eve's Addiction

synopsis: From You Flowers, the same-day flower delivery company, announced that it has acquired Eve's Addiction, a leading online jewelry retailer of sterling-silver necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings.
buyer parent: Tenth Avenue Holdings, LLC
buyer: From You Flowers, LLC.
FromYouFlowers is a leading online retailer of flowers, plants and gift baskets, offering hand arranged, same day delivered flowers for every occasion and sentiment. The company operates as a subsidiary of Tenth Avenue Commerce. "
target: Eve's Addiction
EvesAddiction.com specializes in sterling silver jewelry. The site has grown to include a large collection of personalized jewelry such as birthstone jewelry and engraved jewelry, celebrity style jewelry and designer inspired jewelry, monogram necklaces and more.
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closed 4/3/2013 via Company Press Release

Hedbergs Guld & Silver AB, acquired Watch On Watch AB

synopsis: Hedberg Gold & Silver AB acquired all shares in WatchOnWatch AB. Watch On Watch AB operates an online store for watches.
buyer: Hedbergs Guld & Silver AB
Hedbergs Guld & Silver AB engages in retail of gold and silver products; jewelry; silver and gift products. "
target: Watch On Watch AB
Watch On Watch is a limited company selling exclusive watches online. Its mission is to offer the widest product range and great service. Every watch comes with all manufacturer warranties and certificates. All watches are also fully insured during transportation.
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closed 12/18/2012 via PE Hub

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired SWI Group

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. and Swiss Watch International, Inc. (The SWI Group) announced that Clearlake has acquired SWI, a leading online retailer of watches, accessories, and apparel. SWI pioneered the sale and distribution of watches, accessories and apparel online through the company’s portfolio of category-leading flagship websites.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a private investment firm focused on special situations private equity such as corporate divestitures, recapitalizations, buyouts, restructurings, turnarounds and other equity investments. "
target: SWI Group
Swiss Watch International, headquartered in Hollywood, Florida, is a leading fully integrated online retailer and multi-channel distributor of watches, accessories and apparel. SWI Group is a world leader in the watch industry.
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closed 5/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

Yebhi.com, acquired Stylishyou

synopsis: Yebhi.com has acquired online fashion retailer stylishyou.in for an undisclosed amount, in a cash and stock deal, the Gurgaon-based home, lifestyle and fashion e-tailer announced.
buyer: Yebhi.com
Big Shoe Bazaar India Pvt Ltd. is the fastest growing company in lifestyle category in India. It powered the sale of multi brand Footwear online through www.bigshoebazaar.com which transformed into www.Yebhi.com. "
target: Stylishyou
STYLISHYOU.IN is India’s only event based portal dedicated to Jewelry and style accessories where one can find jewelry of all kinds, branded perfumes, irresistible bags, shades of leading brands at up to 80% off. Each sale starts at 10am and lasts for few days.
price ($mm)
$0.03
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announced 8/6/2008 via PR Newswire

OmniReliant Holdings, Inc., will acquire Abazias, Inc.

synopsis: OmniReliant Holdings, Inc. signed a Letter of Intent to acquire all the assets of Abazias, Inc. from an Abazias subsidiary. The transaction is subject to Board of Director and shareholder approval, in addition to customary closing conditions.
buyer: OmniReliant Holdings, Inc. (ORHI:$0.00)
Omnireliant builds global brands through domestic and international direct marketing channels and licensing agreements. We specialize in celebrity and lifestyle brands including beauty, fitness, spa, fragrance and home. "
target: Abazias, Inc.
Abazias showcases over 150,000 diamonds, valued at over $1 billion on its website. Most of Abazias.com's diamonds are GIA, AGS or EGL certified. Abazias offers the "Couples Diamond(R)" which is required to meet even higher standards for cut, clarity and dimensions.
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announced 8/10/2022 via PR Newswire

Signet Jewelers, will acquire Blue Nile Inc.

synopsis: Signet Jewelers Limited, the world's leading retailer of diamond jewelry, will acquire Blue Nile, Inc., a leading online retailer of engagement rings and fine jewelry. Blue Nile offers more than 300,000 high quality, certified diamonds, along with thousands of engagement ring settings and an amazing assortment of fine jewelry.
buyer: Signet Jewelers (SIG:$7,975.50)
Signet Jewelers Limited is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry. Signet operates approximately 3,600 stores primarily under the name brands of Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry, H.Samuel, Ernest Jones, Peoples and Piercing Pagoda. "
target: Blue Nile Inc. (NILE:$471.91)
Blue Nile is a leading online retailer of engagement rings and fine jewelry. Blue Nile offers more than 300,000 high quality, certified diamonds, along with thousands of engagement ring settings and an amazing assortment of fine jewelry.
price ($mm)
$360
rev ($mm)
$500
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/10/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Blue Nile Inc. will be merged with Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation II,

synopsis: Blue Nile, Inc., the leading online retailer of GIA graded, conflict-free diamonds, diamond engagement rings, and fine jewelry, and Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation II, a publicly-traded SPAC, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination that will result in Blue Nile becoming a public company.
buyer: Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation II
Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation II is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. "
target: Blue Nile Inc. (NILE:$471.91)
Blue Nile, Inc. is the largest online retailer of high-quality, conflict-free, GIA graded diamonds and fine jewelry.
price ($mm)[EV]
$342 [$343]
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closed 2/2/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Adama Partners, Bain Capital Private Equity, Bow Street LLC, acquired Blue Nile Inc.

synopsis: Leading online jeweler Blue Nile announced the successful completion of the acquisition of the Company by an Investor Group, comprised of Bain Capital Private Equity, Bow Street and Adama Partners. Founded in 1999, Blue Nile has grown to become the largest online retailer of certified diamonds and fine jewelry.
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
buyer: Bow Street LLC
buyer: Adama Partners
Bain Capital Private Equity partners with management teams to provide the resources needed to grow companies. Bow Street is an investment manager that partners with institutional investors to invest opportunistically. Adama Partners is a venture firm that invests in the gemstone and jewelry markets."
target: Blue Nile Inc. (NILE:$471.91)
Founded in 1999, Blue Nile has grown to become the largest online retailer of certified diamonds and fine jewelry. Internet Retailer Magazine reports Blue Nile is bigger than the next three largest online jewelers combined.
price ($mm)[EV]
$491 [$451]
rev ($mm)
$472
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
1.0x
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27.8x
closed 6/6/2022 via BusinessWire

Bain Capital Private Equity, acquired LeanTaas

synopsis: Bain Capital Private Equity has acquired a majority stake in LeanTaaS Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of cloud software solutions for optimizing hospital operations and capacity management, from Insight Partners and the Growth Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity partners with management teams to provide strategic resources that build great companies and help them thrive. Bain Capital Private Equity’s team creates value for its portfolio companies through its global platform and depth of expertise in key vertical industries. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: LeanTaas
LeanTaaS provides software solutions that combine lean principles, predictive and prescriptive analytics, and machine learning to transform hospital and infusion center operations. The company’s software is used by over 500 hospitals and 130 health systems across the nation.
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closed 5/25/2022 via Company Press Release

Bain Capital Private Equity, acquired VXI Global Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global, value-added investor, has completed its acquisition of VXI Global Solutions, a leading provider of Business Process Outsourcing (“BPO”) services to businesses around the world, from The Carlyle Group.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity partners with management teams to provide strategic resources that build great companies and help them thrive. Bain Capital Private Equity’s team creates value for its portfolio companies through its global platform and depth of expertise in key vertical industries. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: VXI Global Solutions, Inc.
VXI is a customer experience company. VXI offers omnichannel customer care and growth services using technology and tools, including a unified communication platform and purpose-built productivity-enhancing applications that drive higher sales conversion, and related key metrics for its clients.
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announced 5/4/2022 via BusinessWire

Bright Horizons Family Solutions, will acquire Only About Children

synopsis: Bright Horizons Family Solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Only About Children, a high-quality operator of child care and early education centers in Australia.
buyer: Bright Horizons Family Solutions (BFAM:$1,832.29)
Bright Horizons is a leading global provider of high-quality child care and early education, back-up care, and workplace education services. The company partners with employers to support workforces by providing services that help working families and employees thrive personally and professionally. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Only About Children
Only About Children is a high-quality operator of child care and early education centers in Australia. Based outside Sydney, OAC operates approximately 75 campuses located in the Australian states of New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland.
price ($mm)
$320
rev ($mm)
$140
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2.3x
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announced 6/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Bain Capital Private Equity, Crosspoint Capital Partners, will acquire ExtraHop Networks

synopsis: ExtraHop, the leader in cloud-native network detection and response, will be acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partners. The acquisition will give ExtraHop the opportunity to grow faster and accelerate innovation to help its customers defend their operations from even the most advanced threats.
buyer: Crosspoint Capital Partners
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital is a leading investor in technology companies and one of the world's top multi-asset alternative investment firms. Crosspoint Capital is a private equity firm focused on cybersecurity, privacy, and infrastructure software sectors. "
target: ExtraHop Networks
ExtraHop is on a mission to arm security teams to confront active threats and stop breaches. Its Reveal(x) 360 platform, powered by cloud-scale AI, covertly decrypts and analyzes all cloud and network traffic in real time to eliminate blind spots and detect threats that other tools miss.
price ($mm)
$900
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closed 9/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Roper Technologies, Inc., acquired Vertafore, Inc.

synopsis: Roper Technologies, Inc., a leading diversified technology company, announced that it has acquired Vertafore, whose cloud-based software provides agency management, compliance, workflow, and data solutions that simplify and automate the complex property and casualty (“P&C”) insurance lifecycle.
buyer: Roper Technologies, Inc. (ROP:$5,777.80)
Roper Technologies is a constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and the Russell 1000 indices. Roper operates businesses that design and develop software (both license and software-as-a-service) and engineered products and solutions for a variety of niche end markets. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Vertafore, Inc.
Vertafore, a leader in modern insurance technology, builds and supports InsurTech solutions to connect every point of the distribution channel. Vertafore's agency management, ratings, regulation, compliance, and connectivity products streamline workflows, improve efficiency and drive productivity.
price ($mm)
$5,350
rev ($mm)
$590
EBITDA ($mm)
$290
EV / rev
9.1x
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18.4x
announced 7/29/2019 via PR Newswire

CPP Investment Board, EQT AB, will acquire Waystar

synopsis: CPPIB, a professional investment management organization that invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan, and EQT, a leading Swedish investment firm with around EUR 40B in assets under management, will acquire Waystar, a company that provides cloud-based technology that simplifies and unifies the healthcare revenue cycle.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
buyer: CPP Investment Board
CPPIB is a professional investment management organization that invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan to pay current benefits. EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with over EUR 61B in raised capital and around EUR 40B in assets under management. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Waystar
Waystar provides cloud-based technology that simplifies and unifies the healthcare revenue cycle. Their platform removes friction in payment processes, streamlines workflows and improves financials for providers. They support over 450,000 providers, 750 health systems, and 5,000 health plans.
price ($mm)
$2,700
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closed 1/16/2019 via BusinessWire

Bain Capital Private Equity, acquired Brillio

synopsis: Brillio, a global digital technology consulting and solutions company, announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Bain Capital Private Equity to acquire a majority stake in the company. Brillio uses proprietary methodologies to help customers rapidly develops and deploys disruptive industrial-grade digital solutions.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value-added investment approach. They partner with management teams to help build and grow great companies. Their success is built on a highly rigorous approach utilizing deep industry/company insights. "
target: Brillio
Brillio is a leading global digital consulting and technology services company focused on implementation of digital technologies for the world's leading companies. Brillio uses proprietary methodologies to help customers rapidly develops and deploys disruptive industrial-grade digital solutions.
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announced 6/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire Varsity Brands, Inc.

synopsis: Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to be acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. They’ve made over 270 investments that have generated industry leading returns. "
target parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
target: Varsity Brands, Inc. (VBR:$156.40)
With a mission to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for young people, Varsity Brands elevates the student experience, promotes participation through three unique businesses: Herff Jones, a Varsity Achievement Brand; BSN SPORTS, a Varsity Sport Brand; and Varsity Spirit.
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announced 10/11/2017 via Company Press Release

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire NGA UK

synopsis: NGA Human Resources announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its local UK Mid-Market and SMB (Moorepay) divisions, to Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global investment firm. NGA UK (incorporating Moorepay) is the number one provider of payroll and HR software and services in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. They’ve made over 270 investments that have generated industry leading returns. "
target parent: NGA Human Resources
target: NGA UK
The acquisition includes the local UK Mid-Market and SMB (Moorepay) divisions of NGA Human Resources. NGA UK (incorporating Moorepay) is the number one provider of payroll and HR software and services in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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closed 7/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Advent International, Bain Capital Private Equity, acquired ConCardis GmbH

synopsis: Advent International and Bain Capital Private Equity announced that they have acquired Concardis GmbH, a leading German payment service provider, from a group of German private banks, co-operative banks, savings banks and DZ Bank.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity firms. Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with management teams to provide the strategic resources needed to build and grow great companies. "
target: ConCardis GmbH
Concardis is one of Europe’s leading payment services providers. With over 30 years’ experience in payment processing, the company offers intelligent solutions to meet all the requirements of modern cashless payment processes.
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closed 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Bain Capital Private Equity, acquired Epic Health Services

synopsis: Epic Health Services, previously a portfolio company of Webster Capital, announced the closing of its sale to Bain Capital Private Equity. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Dallas, Epic Health Services offers the only complete continuum of home health services for children in fragile health after they are released from acute care facilities.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. They’ve made over 270 investments that have generated industry leading returns. "
target parent: Webster Capital
target: Epic Health Services
Epic Health Services is a national provider of pediatric skilled nursing, therapy, developmental services, & home medical solutions. Epic also provides adult home health care services including skilled nursing, therapy, personal care, behavioral health nursing, enteral nutrition, & medical supplies.
price ($mm)
$950
rev ($mm)
$630
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/2/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Adama Partners, Bain Capital Private Equity, Bow Street LLC, acquired Blue Nile Inc.

synopsis: Leading online jeweler Blue Nile announced the successful completion of the acquisition of the Company by an Investor Group, comprised of Bain Capital Private Equity, Bow Street and Adama Partners. Founded in 1999, Blue Nile has grown to become the largest online retailer of certified diamonds and fine jewelry.
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
buyer: Bow Street LLC
buyer: Adama Partners
Bain Capital Private Equity partners with management teams to provide the resources needed to grow companies. Bow Street is an investment manager that partners with institutional investors to invest opportunistically. Adama Partners is a venture firm that invests in the gemstone and jewelry markets."
target: Blue Nile Inc. (NILE:$471.91)
Founded in 1999, Blue Nile has grown to become the largest online retailer of certified diamonds and fine jewelry. Internet Retailer Magazine reports Blue Nile is bigger than the next three largest online jewelers combined.
price ($mm)[EV]
$491 [$451]
rev ($mm)
$472
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
27.8x
announced 8/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire Only About Children

synopsis: Private equity giant Bain Capital is set to enter the Australian childcare sector with the acquisition of upmarket early learning business Only About Children. Only About Children has 24 "campuses" in Sydney and 10 in Melbourne and is expected to pursue a national roll-out with Bain's backing.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. "
target: Only About Children
Only About Children is Australia’s leading early learning and preschool/kindergarten provider for 0-6 year olds. It has 24 "campuses" in Sydney and 10 in Melbourne.
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announced 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire Navicure

synopsis: Bain Capital Private Equity is acquiring a majority stake in Navicure, which provides cloud-based claims management and patient payment software for physician practices and hospitals. Navicure, based in Duluth, Georgia, offers revenue-cycle management software, and has more than 90,000 health care provider customers in the U.S.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. "
target parent: JMI Equity
target: Navicure
Navicure’s cloud-based healthcare claims management and patient payment solutions help healthcare organizations of all sizes increase revenue, accelerate cash flow, and reduce costs associated with managing insurance claims and patient payments.
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closed 6/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Bain Capital Private Equity, Vista Equity Partners, acquired Vertafore, Inc.

synopsis: Vertafore, the leader in modern insurance technology, announced the completion of its previously reported acquisition by funds affiliated with Bain Capital Private Equity and Vista Equity Partners. The transaction was announced in May.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity has partnered closely with management teams to provide the strategic resources that build great companies. Vista Equity Partners currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: Vertafore, Inc.
Vertafore offers the broadest and most adaptable technology solutions to better prepare the insurance industry for digital disruption. The Vertafore product line is built on a platform, empowering customers and other solution providers to adapt and thrive as the market changes.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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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 10/9/2020 via Market Watch

TP ICAP, will acquire Liquidnet, Inc.

synopsis: UK-based TP ICAP PLC will acquire Liquidnet Holdings Inc., an electronic trading network. The acquisition of Liquidnet is a transformational deal that will diversify TC ICAP's business mix and contribute to boosting revenue growth and underlying operating margin.
buyer: TP ICAP (LSE:TCAP:$2,398.01)
Headquartered in London, TP ICAP is a global firm of professional intermediaries that plays a pivotal role in the world’s financial, energy, and commodities markets. TP ICAP provides comprehensive analysis and insight into market conditions and long-term trends. "
target: Liquidnet, Inc.
Liquidnet is a technology-driven, global institutional investment network, connecting the world’s investors to the world’s investments. Its network spans 45 markets and connects institutional brokers, investment banks, exchanges, alternative trading venues, and data and research providers.
price ($mm)
$575
rev ($mm)
$339
EBITDA ($mm)
$64
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
10.9x
closed 1/24/2020 via PE Hub

Purpose Advisor Solutions, acquired Wealthsimple

synopsis: Purpose Advisor Solutions, a new financial services company focused on creating the tools, services and support to help financial advisors build their own business, has acquired Wealthsimple, an online investment manager that builds a personal, low-cost portfolio for user.
buyer: Purpose Advisor Solutions
Purpose Advisor Solutions is a new financial services company focused on creating the tools, services and support to help financial advisors build their own business. Their team is passionate about helping advisors and is building a new business model to provide what they need to thrive and succeed."
target: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is an online investment manager that builds a personal, low-cost portfolio for user. They are on a mission to bring smarter financial services to everybody, regardless of age or net worth.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

synopsis: VinaCapital, one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, has acquired Smartly, a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
buyer: VinaCapital Investment Management
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. "
target: Smartly Pte Ltd
Smartly is a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
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announced 7/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Legg Mason, Inc., will acquire Financial Guard

synopsis: Legg Mason, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire an 82% majority equity interest in Financial Guard LLC, an online Registered Investment Advisor and innovative technology-enabled wealth management and investment advice platform. The firm will operate as part of Legg Mason's alternative distribution strategies business.
buyer: Legg Mason, Inc. (LM:$2,660.84)
Legg Mason is a global asset management firm that provides active asset management in many major investment centers throughout the world. "
target: Financial Guard
Financial Guard is a leading online investment advisor providing simple, professional and transparent investment advice through its interactive website. Financial Guard's technology allows investors to create a unique profile and view all of their investments in one place
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announced 8/26/2015 via BusinessWire

BlackRock, Inc., will acquire FutureAdvisor

synopsis: BlackRock, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FutureAdvisor, a leader in digital wealth management. FutureAdvisor will operate as a business within the firm’s investment and risk management platform. They will provide financial institutions with technology-enabled advice capabilities to improve clients’ investment experience.
buyer: BlackRock, Inc. (BLK:$19,374.00)
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. They help clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares®, and more. "
target: FutureAdvisor
FutureAdvisor is an award-winning investment advisory firm that manages existing IRA, Roth, taxable accounts, and other investment accounts. They automatically monitor, rebalance, and tax-manage clients' current investments, adding low-fee index funds where necessary to bolster portfolios.
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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 12/8/2005 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 1/30/2017 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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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 5/3/2018 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 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
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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announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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$322.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.35
EBIT ($mm)
$7.44
Net Income ($mm)
$4.39
Employees
359
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Ticker: AIM:MYSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MySale
MySale
MySale is a leading international online retailer with established online flash sales and retail websites in Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and the United Kingdom. Founded in 2007, the Group provides customers with access to outstanding brands and products at discounted prices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$186.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
471
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Ticker: CPH:SMART
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SmartGuy Group A/S
SmartGuy Group A/S
SmartGuy is a European online retailer of fashion apparel with a leading position in the Nordic region achieved through an unremitting commitment to profitable growth.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$80.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.73
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3558
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LOCONDO.jp
LOCONDO.jp
Established in 2010, LOCONDO.jp is a Japanese e-commerce site offering a wide variety of fashion products. LOCONDO.jp offers popular fashion products for girls, boys, women, and men. Their products include shoes, shirts, bags, wallets, underwear, accessories, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$79.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.75
EBIT ($mm)
($0.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
157
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Ticker: CPSE:STYLE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stylepit A/S
Stylepit operates the e-commerce business STYLEPIT which is a European supplier of fashion clothes on the internet with a leading position in the Nordic region.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$64.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24
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Ticker: TSE:3665
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enigmo
Enigmo
Enigmo operates BUYMA, Japan’s largest social fashion website. Since launching in February 2005, BUYMA has evolved into one of the main destinations for fashion e-commerce in Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.66
EBIT ($mm)
$14.07
Net Income ($mm)
$5.18
Employees
77
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Ticker: LSE:THG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Hut Group Ltd.
The Hut Group Ltd.
THG, based in England, has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organizations. Founded by Matthew Moulding in 2004, THG operates more than 160 websites that sell products across 140 markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,552.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$75.46
EBIT ($mm)
$10.25
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7000
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Ticker: VIPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vipshop
Vipshop
Vipshop Holdings Ltd. retails branded products at discount over the Internet. The company retails through flash sales, in which limited quantities of an item are sold at deep discount for a specified period of time.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,345.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.59
EBIT ($mm)
$29.69
Net Income ($mm)
$33.25
Employees
5043
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Ticker: YOOX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yoox SpA
Yoox SpA
YOOX Group is the global Internet retailing partner for leading fashion & design brands. It has established itself amongst the market leaders with the multi-brand online stores yoox.com, thecorner.com and shoescribe.com.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$563.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.28
EBIT ($mm)
$27.24
Net Income ($mm)
$14.83
Employees
885
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Ticker: TSE:8005
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scroll Corporation
Scroll Corporation
Scroll Corporation is a Japanese company that is primarily engaged in internet shopping sites and printed shopping catalogs. Their catalogs focus on fashion apparel. They operate a variety of shopping sites that offer cosmetics, brand named bags and accessories, kitchen goods, and furniture.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$531.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.32
EBIT ($mm)
$12.95
Net Income ($mm)
$6.38
Employees
621
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Ticker: ICSE:KVIKA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kvika banki hf
Kvika banki hf
Kvika Banki is a specialized bank focusing on asset management and investment services. Voted as Best Bank in Iceland in 2018 & 2019 by The Banker. They place emphasis on developing long term partnerships with clients through responsive and versatile services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$48.81
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$18.35
Employees
132
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,951.60
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5,001.36
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BOVESPA:BPAC3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BTG Pactual
BTG Pactual is a global investment bank, asset manager, and wealth manager with a dominant franchise in Latin America. BTG Pactual provides a range of financial services to a global client base that includes corporations, institutional investors, governments and high net worth individuals.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,263.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$635.89
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:PTF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pender Growth Fund Inc.
Pender Growth Fund Inc.
Pender’s objective is to achieve long-term capital appreciation for its investors. The Company utilizes its small capital base and long-term horizon to invest in unique situations, primarily small cap, special situations, and illiquid public and private companies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$14.43
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$12.38
Net Income ($mm)
$12.32
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:ARGQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Argentum 47, Inc.
Argentum 47, Inc.
Argentum 47 is a full service Financial Intermediary, Corporate Consultancy, Retail and Corporate Financial Services Company. It advises business with their most critical decisions and opportunities pertaining to growth, structure and the development of their financial plans.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: LSE:CORD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Limited
Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Limited
Cordiant Digital is a specialist investment company focused on investing in digital infrastructure assets in Europe and North America.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:MNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M&G plc
M&G plc
M&G is an international savings and investment business. M&G serves customers through two brands: M&G Investments - an asset manager; and Prudential which manages long-term savings, investments and retirement solutions. M&G manages investments for both individuals and large institutional investors.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$41,560.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,143.02
EBIT ($mm)
$5,027.70
Net Income ($mm)
$1,403.90
Employees
6000
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Ticker: LM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Legg Mason, Inc.
Legg Mason, Inc.
Legg Mason is a global asset management firm that provides active asset management in many major investment centers throughout the world.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2,660.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$492.47
EBIT ($mm)
$436.32
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SWX:PGHN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors worldwide. They have USD 66 billion in assets under management and more than 950 professionals across 19 offices worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,084.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,308.27
EBIT ($mm)
$1,297.49
Net Income ($mm)
$1,220.52
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:TAVI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tavistock Investments
Tavistock Investments
Tavistock Investments is a financial services group in the UK. Tavistock Investments is dedicated to providing institutional quality investment services to private investors of any wealth. They provide their clients with financial advice, and access to high quality investment products and services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$35.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.28
EBIT ($mm)
$1.80
Net Income ($mm)
$0.99
Employees
131
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Ticker: ASX:AMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AMP Limited
AMP is the leading independent wealth management company in Australia and New Zealand. AMP has the largest financial advice network in Australia and New Zealand with more than 4,400 aligned and employed financial advisers. They manage more than $215 billion in assets for their customers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$10,662.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,130.31
EBIT ($mm)
$2,081.74
Net Income ($mm)
$737.68
Employees
5400
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Ticker: BEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Franklin Templeton Investments
Franklin Templeton Investments
Franklin Resources is a global investment management organization operating, together with its subsidiaries, as Franklin Templeton. Through specialized teams, the company has expertise across all asset classes, including equity, fixed income, alternatives, and custom multi-asset solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,680.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,606.70
EBIT ($mm)
$1,553.30
Net Income ($mm)
$981.90
Employees
0
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Ticker: IVZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Invesco Ltd.
Invesco Ltd.
Invesco Ltd. is a leading independent global investment management firm, dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. Invesco provides a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to their clients around the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,630.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,492.60
EBIT ($mm)
$1,331.00
Net Income ($mm)
$563.50
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:ABDN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
abrdn
abrdn
abrdn is a UK-based asset manager. abrdn empowers their clients to plan, save and invest for their futures. They help individuals and institutions to manage their investments and enables them to become better investors.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,038.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$425.92
EBIT ($mm)
$298.87
Net Income ($mm)
$1,202.73
Employees
0
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Ticker: XP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
XP Inc.
XP Inc.
XP Inc. is a technology-driven financial services platform and a trusted provider of low-fee financial products and services in Brazil. XP provides financial advisory services for retail clients in Brazil, high-net-worth clients, international clients and corporate and institutional clients.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,439.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$493.64
EBIT ($mm)
$480.17
Net Income ($mm)
$360.34
Employees
1593
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