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LLR Partners, acquired BluVector

synopsis: LLR Partners announced the acquisition of BluVector, an advanced, next-generation machine learning threat detection and cyber hunting solution, from Northrop Grumman Corporation. BluVector is a cyber-threat detection and hunting platform that defends enterprises against evolving security threats.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm providing capital and strategic guidance to growth companies. They invest in a broad range of industries, with an emphasis on software, tech-enabled services and healthcare. "
target parent: Northrop Grumman Corporation
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
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announced 10/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

KnowBe4, will acquire SecurityAdvisor

synopsis: KnowBe4, Inc., the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, announced that they have entered into a material definitive agreement to acquire SecurityAdvisor, a company that provides the only personalized security awareness platform that quantifiably reduces security incidents.
buyer: KnowBe4 (KNBE:$207.12)
KnowBe4, provider of the leading security awareness platform. KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness about ransomware, CEO fraud, and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to awareness training on security. "
target: SecurityAdvisor
SecurityAdvisor provides the only personalized security awareness platform that quantifiably reduces security incidents. SecurityAdvisor’s patented platform integrates easily with existing security infrastructure to deliver real-time coaching for each employee.
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closed 10/13/2021 via BusinessWire

RealDefense LLC, acquired Stopzilla

synopsis: RealDefense, a holding company that develops and markets security, privacy and optimization software & services for consumers and small businesses, has acquired STOPzilla, a provider of malware and antivirus software for Windows PCs and Android devices. STOPzilla was founded in 2001 and has achieved over two million active customers.
buyer: RealDefense LLC
RealDefense is a holding company that develops and markets security, privacy and optimization software/services for consumers and small businesses. "
target: Stopzilla
STOPzilla offers the ultimate line of protection against malware and viruses with powerful antivirus, antimalware, and optimization software for Windows PCs and Android devices. STOPzilla has been downloaded millions of times over and has been protecting customers' devices since inception in 2001.
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closed 10/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Tenable Network Security Inc, acquired Accurics

synopsis: Tenable Holdings, Inc. has acquired Accurics, Inc., a pioneer in delivering cloud-native security for both DevOps and security teams. With this acquisition, Tenable and Accurics will introduce a complete lifecycle approach to modern risk management, leveraging Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to fix problems for any cloud environment.
buyer: Tenable Network Security Inc (TENB:$483.81)
Tenable is the Cyber Exposure company, enabling organizations around the globe to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. "
target: Accurics
Accurics is a pioneer in delivering cloud-native security for both DevOps and security teams. Accurics enables the programmatic detection and mitigation of risks in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) before anything is ever provisioned.
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closed 9/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

LogPoint, acquired SecBI

synopsis: LogPoint, the global cybersecurity innovator, announced it has acquired Tel Aviv-based SecBI, a disruptive player in automated cyber threat detection and response. SecBI's universal SOAR and XDR platform will integrate natively with LogPoint and further deliver on the company's mission to revolutionize the customer cyber resiliency.
buyer: LogPoint
LogPoint is committed to creating the best SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) in the world. LogPoint enables organizations to convert data into actionable intelligence: supporting cybersecurity, compliance, IT operations, and business analytics. "
target: SecBI
SecBI detects complex and stealthy cyber security threats, instantly unveiling the full scope of an attack, making mitigation fast and accurate, while substantially reducing false positives. Such early detection is critical in preventing a serious breach.
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announced 8/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Tevano, will acquire Illuria Security Inc.

synopsis: Canada-based Tevano Systems Holdings Inc. will acquire Illuria Security Inc., a developer of cyber deception software. The acquisition of Illuria's technology will help Tevano meet the cyber security needs of its existing connections and expand through ongoing sales and marketing initiatives.
buyer: Tevano (CNSX:TEVO:$0.05)
Based in Vancouver, Tevano is a hardware and software business solutions company. Its Health Shield product is an innovative AI-driven electronic device which provides instant body temperature scanning and notifies users if they need to wear a face mask. "
target: Illuria Security Inc.
Illuria is a developer of cyber-deception automation and threat intelligence technology. Using custom software decoys and lures, Illuria's software seeks to solve the challenge of cyber-attacks by detecting threats, systematically deceiving attackers, and actively deterring future attacks.
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closed 8/11/2021 via BusinessWire

Mandiant Corporation, acquired Intrigue

synopsis: Mandiant, a part of FireEye, Inc., announced the acquisition of Intrigue, a leader in the emerging attack surface management market. Intrigue’s attack surface management technology will be integrated into the Mandiant Advantage platform, enabling organizations to discover, monitor, and manage risk across their entire attack surface.
buyer parent: FireEye
buyer: Mandiant Corporation
Mandiant, a part of FireEye, brings together the world’s leading threat intelligence and frontline expertise with continuous security validation to arm organizations with the tools needed to increase security effectiveness and reduce organizational risk. "
target: Intrigue
Intrigue is an innovator in enterprise attack surface management. Intrigue's solutions actively map and monitor over 120,000 organizations and integrate with more than 250 data sources and security technologies to ensure its customers achieve near 100% asset visibility.
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closed 8/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Ivanti, acquired RiskSense

synopsis: Ivanti has acquired RiskSense, a pioneer in risk-based vulnerability management and prioritization. This combination will enable organizations to shrink their attack surface, prioritize vulnerabilities to remediate, and reduce their exposure to cyber threats and ransomware attacks by taking a proactive, risk-based approach to patch management.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Ivanti
Ivanti makes the Everywhere Workplace possible. Ivanti's automation platform connects the company’s industry-leading unified endpoint management, zero trust security and enterprise service management solutions, providing a unified IT platform that enables devices to self-heal and self-secure. "
target: RiskSense
RiskSense provides vulnerability management and prioritization to measure and control cybersecurity risk. RiskSense's cloud-based platform uses risk-based scoring, analytics, and technology-accelerated pen testing to identify critical security weaknesses with corresponding remediation action plans.
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closed 7/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Everything Blockchain, acquired Vengar

synopsis: Everything Blockchain, Inc., an advanced software architecture, development, and services company specializing in blockchain technologies and decentralized processing, has acquired Vengar Technologies LLC, developer of a Zero Trust Data Protection software. Vengar's Zero Trust technology will be integrated into Everything Blockchain's solutions.
buyer: Everything Blockchain (OTCPK:OBTX:$2.07)
Everything Blockchain, Inc. is a blockchain development, architecture, and software designer, who also provides consulting and services specializing in blockchain technology and decentralized processing. "
target: Vengar
Vengar is a cybersecurity SaaS pioneer of “Zero-Trust” data solutions. Vengar combines on-device encryption, identity management, geofencing, and DRM to provide the very best data protection while also delivering simplified deployment and seamless user experience.
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closed 7/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Rapid7, LLC, acquired IntSights

synopsis: Rapid7, Inc., a leading provider of security analytics and automation, has acquired IntSights Cyber Intelligence Ltd., a leader in contextualized external threat intelligence and proactive threat remediation.
buyer: Rapid7, LLC (RPD:$411.49)
Rapid7 is advancing security with visibility, analytics, and automation through its Insight cloud. Rapid7 allows security teams to work more effectively with IT and development to reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. "
target: IntSights
IntSights is a leader in contextualized external threat intelligence and proactive threat remediation. They enable organizations to gain the full benefits of a threat intelligence program, no matter the scope or sophistication, while also significantly reducing the workload on security teams.
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closed 7/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Outpost24 AB, acquired Blueliv

synopsis: Sweden-based Outpost24, an innovator in full stack cybersecurity assessment, has acquired Blueliv, a leading cyber threat intelligence company headquartered in Spain. This combination will create one of the largest cybersecurity providers in Europe and provide businesses with the most advanced threat landscape monitoring solution available.
buyer parent: Monterro
buyer: Outpost24 AB
Sweden-based Outpost24 is a cyber assessment company focused on enabling its customers to achieve maximum value from their evolving technology investments. Outpost24 serves organizations across a wide range of segments, including financial and insurance, government, healthcare, and technology. "
target: Blueliv
Blueliv is a leading cyber threat intelligence provider headquartered in Barcelona, Spain. Blueliv’s flagship product, the Threat Compass, is built from a customizable group of targeted intelligence modules which radically reduces attack success rates and improves incident response performance.
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announced 7/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire RiskIQ

synopsis: Microsoft will acquire RiskIQ, a leader in global threat intelligence and attack surface management. RiskIQ helps customers discover and assess the security of their entire enterprise attack surface—in the Microsoft cloud, AWS, other clouds, on-premises, and from their supply chain.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: RiskIQ
RiskIQ is a leader in internet security intelligence, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over web, social and mobile exposures.
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closed 7/7/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Capsule8

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has acquired Capsule8, a pioneer and market leader of runtime visibility, detection, and response for Linux production servers and containers covering on-premise and cloud workloads. Sophos will integrate Capsule8 technology into its Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem (ACE).
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Based in the UK, Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from the most advanced cyberthreats. "
target: Capsule8
Capsule8 is the pioneer behind “ops-friendly” security that embeds seamlessly into Linux systems. Modern enterprises depend on Capsule8 to secure their workloads with runtime visibility, detection and response in any environment – whether containerized, virtualized, or bare metal.
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announced 6/30/2021 via BusinessWire

Jfrog, will acquire VDOO

synopsis: JFrog Ltd. will acquire Israel-based Vdoo Connected Trust Ltd., the provider of an end-to-end product security platform for automating software security tasks. Vdoo will accelerate JFrog’s vision of becoming the company behind all software updates and creating a world of Liquid Software by expanding its end-to-end DevOps Platform offering.
buyer: Jfrog (FROG:$175.32)
JFrog is on a “Liquid Software” mission to enable the flow of software seamlessly and securely from the developer’s keystrokes to production. The end-to-end, hybrid JFrog Platform provides the tools and visibility required by software development organizations to fully embrace the power of DevOps. "
target: VDOO
Based in Israel, Vdoo provides an end-to-end product security platform for automating all software security tasks throughout the entire product lifecycle, ensuring all findings are prioritized, communicated, and mitigated.
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$300
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closed 6/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Netwrix, acquired New Net Technologies

synopsis: Netwrix, a cybersecurity vendor that makes data security easy, has acquired New Net Technologies (NNT), a leading provider of IT security and compliance software. NNT's SecureOps provides protection against all forms of cyberattack and data breaches. They offer powerful solutions for change control, log management, vulnerability scanning, and more.
buyer: Netwrix
Netwrix makes data security easy, thereby simplifying how professionals can control sensitive, regulated, and business-critical data, regardless of where it resides. The company's solutions secure sensitive data, prove compliance, increase the productivity of IT teams, and more. "
target: New Net Technologies
New Net Technologies (NNT) is a leading provider of IT security and compliance software. NNT's SecureOps provides protection against all forms of cyberattack and data breaches. They offer powerful and reliable solutions for change control, log management, vulnerability scanning, and more.
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announced 6/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Forcepoint LLC, will acquire Deep-Secure Ltd.

synopsis: Forcepoint, a global leader in data-first cybersecurity solutions, will acquire Deep Secure, an innovative cyber security company in the UK. Deep Secure's cybersecurity products and services give organizations immunity from cyberattacks delivered via malware. They offer solutions for spyware, ransomware, email, web, and more.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Forcepoint LLC
Forcepoint is the global cybersecurity leader for user and data protection. Its behavior-based solutions are delivered through a converged security platform that protects network users and cloud access, protects confidential data, and eliminates breaches caused by insiders. "
target: Deep-Secure Ltd.
Deep Secure is an innovative cyber security company in the UK. Deep Secure's cybersecurity products and services give organizations immunity from cyberattacks delivered via malware and help protect against covert data loss. They offer solutions for spyware, ransomware, email, web, and more.
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closed 6/11/2021 via PR Newswire

Resolve Systems, acquired Ayehu Inc.

synopsis: Resolve Systems, a pioneer in IT automation and service orchestration, has acquired Ayehu, the leading no-code intelligent IT automation platform. The combination bolsters Resolve's position as the most innovative IT automation provider, delivering comprehensive, end-to-end automation and orchestration.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Resolve Systems
Resolve helps IT teams achieve agile, autonomous operations with its leading enterprise automation and AIOps platform. Resolve handles a wide array of IT operations, from dependency mapping, event correlation, and predictive analytics to intelligently automating actions based on those findings. "
target: Ayehu Inc.
Ayehu provides an Intelligent automation and orchestration platform purpose-built for IT Operations and IT Service Management organizations looking to automate manual processes. Ayehu is a No-Code IT Automation Platform deployed by over 200 enterprise companies, including those in the Fortune 500.
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closed 5/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc., acquired CloudPassage

synopsis: Fidelis Cybersecurity announced the acquisition of CloudPassage. Founded in 2010, San Francisco-based CloudPassage safeguards cloud infrastructure for the world’s most-recognized brands in finance, e-commerce, gaming, B2B SaaS, healthcare, biotech, and digital media.
buyer parent: Skyview Capital LLC
buyer: Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.
Fidelis Cybersecurity is a provider of threat detection, hunting, and response solutions. Fidelis combats cybercrime, data theft, and espionage by providing full visibility across hybrid cloud / on-prem environments, automating threat and data theft detection, and optimizing incident response. "
target: CloudPassage
Founded in 2010, San Francisco-based CloudPassage safeguards cloud infrastructure for the world’s most-recognized brands in finance, e-commerce, gaming, B2B SaaS, healthcare, biotech, and digital media.
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announced 5/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Kenna Security, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco is to acquire Kenna Security, Inc., a privately held cybersecurity company headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. Kenna’s risk-based vulnerability management technology enables organizations to work cross-functionally to rapidly identify, prioritize and remediate cyber risks.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
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: Kenna Security, Inc.
Kenna Security, Inc. is a privately held cybersecurity company headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. Kenna’s risk-based vulnerability management technology enables organizations to work cross-functionally to rapidly identify, prioritize and remediate cyber risks.
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announced 5/12/2021 via BusinessWire

Absolute Software Corporation, will acquire NetMotion

synopsis: Absolute Software Corporation , a leader in Endpoint Resilience™ solutions, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire NetMotion Software, Inc., a leading provider of connectivity and security solutions.
buyer: Absolute Software Corporation (TSX:ABT:$116.17)
Absolute Software, based in Canada, is a leader in Endpoint Resilience solutions and the industry’s only undeletable defense platform embedded in over a half-billion devices. Absolute Software enables a permanent digital tether between the endpoint and the enterprise who distributed it. "
target: NetMotion
NetMotion provides security solutions for millions of devices deployed around the world. Customers choose the NetMotion platform for its powerful zero trust network access (ZTNA), experience monitoring and mobile-first enterprise VPN functionality.
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$340
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closed 3/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Comcast Corporation, acquired BluVector

synopsis: Comcast announced it has acquired BluVector, a company that uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide cybersecurity protection to companies and government agencies. With a proprietary machine-learning engine, BluVector detects, analyzes, and contains a wide range of sophisticated cyber-threats.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
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closed 1/9/2017 via BusinessWire

LLR Partners, acquired BluVector

synopsis: LLR Partners announced the acquisition of BluVector, an advanced, next-generation machine learning threat detection and cyber hunting solution, from Northrop Grumman Corporation. BluVector is a cyber-threat detection and hunting platform that defends enterprises against evolving security threats.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm providing capital and strategic guidance to growth companies. They invest in a broad range of industries, with an emphasis on software, tech-enabled services and healthcare. "
target parent: Northrop Grumman Corporation
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
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closed 7/7/2021 via Company Press Release

DaySmart Software, acquired Dash Platform

synopsis: DaySmart Software, the leading provider of business management software, has acquired Dash Platform, the leading provider of sports facility and recreation management software. This acquisition expands DaySmart’s reach into new verticals, such as sports facilities, parks, and recreation departments.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: DaySmart Software
DaySmart Software provides industry-specific business management tools designed to make it easier for entrepreneurs to operate and grow their businesses. DaySmart offers desktop software, payment processing solutions, and cloud-based applications for the salon, spa, pet, and tattoo industries. "
target: Dash Platform
Dash Platform is a SaaS-based software solution that supports all facets of sports and recreation business operations. Its key features include business administrative back-office functions and billing, registration-based workflows for memberships, payment processing, programs, and more.
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closed 4/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Edlio, acquired eChalk

synopsis: Edlio has acquired eChalk, a K-12 accessible website and communication company based in New York, NY. The transaction brings together two of the leading providers of accessible school websites, combining decades of experience to better serve school communities.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: Edlio
Edlio has been the foundation for building trust in K-12 communities for 20 years. Edlio makes it easy for schools and districts to consolidate website management, communication tools, and online payments into one service. "
target: eChalk
eChalk is a premier provider of accessible school websites and communication tools for K-12 schools and districts. eChalk integrates an easy-to-use Content Management System, website accessibility tools, mobile emergency alerts and notifications, and more into a single online platform.
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announced 4/15/2021 via BusinessWire

WEX Inc., will acquire Benefit Express Services, LLC

synopsis: WEX, a leading financial technology service provider, is to acquire benefitexpress, a leading provider of highly configurable, cloud-based benefits administration technologies and services.
buyer: WEX Inc. (WEX:$1,553.37)
Powered by the belief that complex payment systems can be made simple, WEX is a leading financial technology service provider across a wide spectrum of sectors, including fleet, travel and healthcare. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: Benefit Express Services, LLC
benefitexpress is a market-leading benefits administration solutions provider with first-class customer service, industry-leading technology and deep domain knowledge.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BusinessWire

DaySmart Software, acquired Vetter Software, Inc.

synopsis: DaySmart Software, the leading provider of business management software empowering entrepreneurs to operate and grow their businesses, has acquired Vetter Software, a provider of cloud-based veterinary practice management software. This acquisition expands DaySmart’s pet services platform to serve veterinarians, groomers, and kennel facilities.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: DaySmart Software
DaySmart Software provides industry-specific business management tools designed to make it easier for entrepreneurs to operate and grow their businesses. DaySmart offers desktop software, payment processing solutions, and cloud-based applications for the salon, spa, pet, and tattoo industries. "
target: Vetter Software, Inc.
Vetter Software is a provider of cloud-based veterinary practice management software. Vetter serves 1,400 vet practices, enabling them to manage and grow their businesses more effectively with features including scheduling, recordkeeping, billing, inventory tracking, and client communications.
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closed 1/12/2021 via BusinessWire

Agility Recovery, acquired RecoveryPlanner

synopsis: Agility, the premier provider of end-to-end business continuity solutions, announced the acquisition of Connecticut-based RecoveryPlanner, a leading provider of Risk, Business Continuity and Incident Management software and consulting.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: Agility Recovery
Agility Recovery is the leading provider of business continuity and disaster recovery solutions. After a business interruption, they deliver the resources that make recovery and resilience simple. Their customers have access to furnished mobile office space, communications equipment, and technology."
target: RecoveryPlanner
Founded by continuity experts in 1999, RecoveryPlanner is a leading provider of Risk, Business Continuity and Incident Management software and consulting.
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closed 12/22/2020 via BusinessWire

DaySmart Software, acquired Appointment Plus

synopsis: DaySmart Software, the leading provider of business management software empowering entrepreneurs to operate and grow their businesses, announced the acquisition of Scottsdale, AZ-based AppointmentPlus, a leading online appointment scheduling software provider.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: DaySmart Software
Makers of the popular and award-winning Salon Iris, Orchid, 123Pet and InkBook software, DaySmart is the leading provider of business management tools designed to make it easier for entrepreneurs to run and grow their businesses. "
target: Appointment Plus
AppointmentPlus offers enterprise-grade online scheduling software that’s designed to scale. With more features and functionality than any other solution, their cloud-based application dynamically adapts to serve organizations no matter what their size — from startups to members of the Fortune 500.
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closed 10/9/2020 via BusinessWire

LLR Partners, acquired YCharts

synopsis: LLR Partners has acquired YCharts, a cloud-based investment analytics and communications platform for RIAs, broker-dealers, and asset managers. The transaction will support YCharts’ continued organic growth through increased investment in product and sales and marketing, and to pursue complementary acquisitions.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a middle market private equity firm committed to creating long-term value by growing its portfolio companies. LLR invests in several industries, with a focus on technology, healthcare and services businesses. "
target: YCharts
YCharts is an investment research platform that enables smarter investments and better client communications. YCharts offers comprehensive data, visualization tools, and advanced analytics for equity, mutual fund, and ETF research, portfolio construction, idea generation, and market monitoring.
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closed 7/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Crisis24, acquired WorldAware, Inc.

synopsis: Canada-based GardaWorld Security Corporation has acquired WorldAware, a leading security risk management firm. WorldAware, combined with Crisis24, will enable GardaWorld to offer its clients access to the most comprehensive intelligence and security risk management services in the industry.
buyer parent: Garda World
buyer: Crisis24
Canada-based Crisis24, a GardaWorld Company, is a global integrated security risk management company. Its actionable risk management approach provides clients with the intelligence, technology, and risk services needed to confidently travel, protect their employees, assets, and reputation. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: WorldAware, Inc.
WorldAware provides intelligence-driven, integrated risk management solutions. WorldAware's end-to-end tailored solutions integrate world-class threat intelligence, innovative technology, and response services to help organizations mitigate risk and protect their employees, assets, and reputation.
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announced 12/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Geoforce, will acquire Trakopolis Corp

synopsis: Geoforce, Inc. will acquire Trakopolis SaaS Corp. Headquartered in Calgary, Trakopolis provides enhanced global traceability solutions and intuitive dashboards that give insight into core business operations such as fleet management, equipment utilization, maintenance, and repair scheduling and worker health and safety.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: Geoforce
Geoforce offers a cloud-based software platform that delivers a unified view of multiple asset types, including non-powered equipment, powered equipment and vehicles, through ruggedized satellite and cellular-based GPS devices. "
target: Trakopolis Corp (TSXV:TRAK:$4.64)
Calgary-based Trakopolis is a SaaS company with proprietary, cloud-based solutions for real-time tracking, data analysis, and management of corporate assets such as equipment, devices, vehicles, and workers. The Company’s asset management platform works across a variety of networks and devices.
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closed 12/17/2019 via BusinessWire

LLR Partners, acquired Geoforce

synopsis: Geoforce, a leading provider of global traceability and Track and Trace solutions for field equipment and vehicles, announced that LLR Partners, a middle market private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake and made a growth capital investment in the business.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a middle market private equity firm committed to creating long-term value by growing its portfolio companies. LLR invests in several industries, including Education, FinTech, Healthcare, Industrial Tech, Software and Security, with a focus on technology and services businesses. "
target: Geoforce
Geoforce offers a cloud-based software platform that delivers a unified view of multiple asset types, including non-powered equipment, powered equipment and vehicles, through ruggedized satellite and cellular-based GPS devices.
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closed 10/17/2019 via BusinessWire

LLR Partners, Parthenon Capital Partners, acquired DaySmart Software

synopsis: SFW Capital Partners is pleased to announce the sale of DaySmart Software to LLR Partners and Parthenon Capital. DaySmart is a leading provider of business management software, including integrated payments functionality, for consumer-facing small-and-medium sized businesses.
buyer: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a middle market private equity firm committed to creating long-term value by growing its portfolio companies. Parthenon, a leading mid-market private equity firm, utilizes niche industry expertise and a deep execution team to invest in growth companies in service industries. "
target parent: SFW Capital Partners
target: DaySmart Software
DaySmart, headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI, is a leading provider of business management software, including integrated payments functionality, for consumer-facing small-and-medium sized businesses. DaySmart currently serves businesses in the salon, pet, spa, and tattoo verticals.
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closed 6/12/2019 via PE Hub

LLR Partners, acquired CareATC, Inc.

synopsis: LLR Partners, a middle market private equity firm committed to creating long-term value by growing its portfolio companies, has acquired CareATC, a leading innovator in the employer-sponsored healthcare marketplace. CareATC offers customized population health management solutions for employers that reduce healthcare costs.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a middle market private equity firm committed to creating long-term value by growing its portfolio companies. LLR invests in several industries, including Education, FinTech, Healthcare, Industrial Tech, Software and Security, with a focus on technology and services businesses. "
target: CareATC, Inc.
CareATC, Inc. is a leading innovator in the employer-sponsored healthcare marketplace. CareATC offers customized population health management solutions for employers that reduce healthcare costs by promoting health, preventing disease and providing a shorter path to care.
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closed 3/19/2019 via PR Newswire

Gryphon Investors, acquired LEARN Behavioral

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in LEARN Behavioral from LLR Partners. LEARN is the leading network of providers serving children with autism and other special needs.
buyer: Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management teams. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: LEARN Behavioral
LEARN Behavioral is the leading network of behavioral health providers serving children with autism and other special needs. LEARN delivers Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and related interventions based on industry-leading quality standards.
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closed 3/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Comcast Corporation, acquired BluVector

synopsis: Comcast announced it has acquired BluVector, a company that uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide cybersecurity protection to companies and government agencies. With a proprietary machine-learning engine, BluVector detects, analyzes, and contains a wide range of sophisticated cyber-threats.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Agility Recovery, acquired Preparis

synopsis: Agility Recovery, North America’s premier provider of business continuity and recovery solutions, has acquired Preparis, a company that offers an all-in-one cloud-based business continuity and emergency messaging platform for organizations looking to protect themselves and their workforce in times of crisis.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: Agility Recovery
Agility Recovery is the leading provider of business continuity and disaster recovery solutions. After a business interruption, they deliver the resources that make recovery and resilience simple. Their customers have access to furnished mobile office space, communications equipment, and technology."
target: Preparis
Preparis offers an all-in-one cloud-based business continuity and emergency messaging platform for organizations looking to protect themselves and their workforce in times of crisis.
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announced 9/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., will acquire SICOM Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, announced an agreement to acquire SICOM Systems, Inc. from LLR Partners. SICOM provides enterprise, cloud-based SaaS solutions and other technologies to quick service and fast casual restaurants, as well as food service management providers, worldwide.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$7,975.45)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: SICOM Systems, Inc.
SICOM Systems, Inc. is a provider of end-to-end technologies and services for the quick service and fast casual restaurants. The company offers front-of-house solutions, back-of-house solutions and above restaurant solutions that help major restaurant chains streamline their operations.
price ($mm)
$415
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closed 7/3/2018 via Company Press Release

IO Education merged with Illuminate Education,

synopsis: Illuminate Education, the company transforming K-12 instruction through education intelligence solutions, has merged with IO Education. IO Education empowers educators with data to improve educational outcomes. They improve outcomes for three areas of school districts: student achievement, educator effectiveness and operational efficiency.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Illuminate Education
Illuminate Education is a leading provider of K-12 software and services. An educator perspective drives all of Illuminate’s solutions, which are designed to maximize instructional time, streamline educator tasks and support data-driven decision-making. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: IO Education
IO Education is on a mission to empower educators with data to improve educational outcomes. They focus on developing innovative solutions that break down data silos and improve outcomes for three areas of school districts: student achievement, educator effectiveness and operational efficiency.
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closed 3/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

LEARN Behavioral, acquired The SPARKS Group, LLC

synopsis: Based in Maryland, The S.P.A.R.K.S. Group was acquired by Learn It Systems. The S.P.A.R.K.S. Group provides high-quality, research-based ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) treatment services to children in the child’s natural environment, whether that be the family home, daycare or local community. 
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: LEARN Behavioral
LEARN Behavioral is the leading network of behavioral health providers serving children with autism and other special needs. LEARN delivers Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and related interventions based on industry-leading quality standards. "
target: The SPARKS Group, LLC
Based in Maryland, The S.P.A.R.K.S. Group provides high-quality, research-based ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) treatment services to children in the child’s natural environment. S.P.A.R.K.S is proud to serve Washington, D.C., Southern Maryland and Northern Virginia.
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closed 9/20/2017 via PR Web

IO Education, acquired eSchoolData, LLC

synopsis: IO Education, a market leader in helping educators use data to improve student outcomes, has acquired eSchoolData, a provider of student and data management solutions for K-12 school districts. eSchoolData's comprehensive, web-based solution features a teacher gradebook, a parent and student portal, data analytics capabilities, and more.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: IO Education
IO Education is on a mission to empower educators with data to improve educational outcomes. They focus on developing innovative solutions that break down data silos and improve outcomes for three areas of school districts: student achievement, educator effectiveness and operational efficiency. "
target: eSchoolData, LLC
eSchoolData provides a web-based Student Management System that features a teacher gradebook, a parent and student portal, a transportation management module, data analytics capabilities, and more. eSchoolData gives schools the power to turn data into knowledge and knowledge into informed decisions.
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closed 1/9/2017 via BusinessWire

LLR Partners, acquired BluVector

synopsis: LLR Partners announced the acquisition of BluVector, an advanced, next-generation machine learning threat detection and cyber hunting solution, from Northrop Grumman Corporation. BluVector is a cyber-threat detection and hunting platform that defends enterprises against evolving security threats.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm providing capital and strategic guidance to growth companies. They invest in a broad range of industries, with an emphasis on software, tech-enabled services and healthcare. "
target parent: Northrop Grumman Corporation
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
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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 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,171.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

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

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

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

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

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

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

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

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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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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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint is a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions with a focus on customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Organizations in more than 180 countries count on intelligence from Verint solutions to make more informed, effective and timely decisions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$186.88
EBIT ($mm)
$129.50
Net Income ($mm)
$69.78
Employees
6200
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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: LSE:SOPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sophos
Sophos
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$710.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.50
EBIT ($mm)
$56.10
Net Income ($mm)
$26.90
Employees
3381
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Ticker: CYBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberArk
CyberArk
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against threats before attacks can do irreparable damage.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$444.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.58
EBIT ($mm)
$51.23
Net Income ($mm)
$51.77
Employees
1380
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Ticker: FSCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout is transforming security through visibility. They help make the invisible visible by providing Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of traditional and IoT devices the instant they connect to the network.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$336.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($89.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($101.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1107
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALLIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wallix
Wallix
WALLIX is a software company offering privileged access management solutions for large and medium sized enterprises, public organizations and cloud service providers, helping their many customers to protect their critical IT assets including data, servers, terminals and connected devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
127
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Ticker: OTCPK:SFOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies helps to prevent Cyber theft and data security breaches for consumers, corporations, and government agencies. It provides powerful two-factor, “Out-of-Band” authentication, keystroke encryption along with mobile solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: OTCPK:CYBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cyberfort Software, Inc.
Cyberfort Software, Inc.
Cyberfort Software specializes in the acquisition and development of cyber security, content filtering and ad blocking technology. They are positioned to deal with various threats through innovative protection technologies for mobile, personal and business tech device.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$979.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($55.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($141.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3400
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$601.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($155.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($183.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2020
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Ticker: QLYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for better outcomes and substantial savings.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$384.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$112.45
EBIT ($mm)
$77.37
Net Income ($mm)
$67.93
Employees
1535
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$20,635.61
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,952.87
Employees
0
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$17,325.04
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,600.61
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6,117.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,728.70
EBIT ($mm)
$2,675.80
Net Income ($mm)
$1,829.50
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
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:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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