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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 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Hub Security will be merged with ALD,

synopsis: Advanced Logistics Development Ltd. (ALD), which is traded publicly on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), has announced its plans to merge with Israeli cybersecurity company, HUB Security provider advanced encrypted computing solutions for companies and organizations aiming to prevent hostile intrusion and exposure of sensitive data.
buyer: ALD (TASE:ALD:$36.50)
ALD, based in Israel, is a leading consulting firm and software house in the field of Reliability Engineering and Analysis, Safety Analysis and Safety Managementnt, Quality Engineering and Quality Assurance. "
target: Hub Security
HUB Security provides advanced encrypted computing solutions for companies and organizations aiming to prevent hostile intrusion and exposure of sensitive data while protecting commercial IP and key information from theft.
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announced 2/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Tenable Network Security Inc, will acquire Alsid

synopsis: Tenable, the Cyber Exposure company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Alsid SAS, a leader in Active Directory security. Alsid for Active Directory is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution with an on-premises deployment option that monitors the security of Active Directory in real time.
buyer: Tenable Network Security Inc (TENB:$440.22)
Tenable® is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 30,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. "
target: Alsid
Alsid SAS is a leader in Active Directory security. Alsid for Active Directory is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution with an on-premises deployment option that monitors the security of Active Directory in real time.
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closed 1/20/2021 via GlobeNewswire

SocialSurvey, acquired Zyudly Labs

synopsis: SocialSurvey announces that they have completed the acquisition of Zyudly Labs Data Solutions. Zyudly Labs, based in Chennai, India, has emerged as a leader in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Their team of data scientists have created a machine learning-based framework for conversational interfaces across multiple channels.
buyer: SocialSurvey
SocialSurvey offers companies and quality professionals a simple way to manage their online reputation and capture customer data to create a winning social strategy and boost customer satisfaction. "
target: Zyudly Labs
Zyudly Labs is a cyber security startup that is disrupting the cloud security market with its cloud assurance platform (ZCAP) ™ and associated solutions and services. Zyudly Labs, based in Chennai, India, has emerged as a leader in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
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closed 1/13/2021 via Company Press Release

LogRhythm, Inc., acquired Mist Net

synopsis: LogRhythm has acquired MistNet, a cloud-based analytics platform that delivers vast network visibility and accurate threat detection. The acquisition of MistNet's solution will facilitate LogRhythm's goal of addressing current and emerging endpoint security needs for its global customers and partners.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: LogRhythm, Inc.
LogRhythm enables security professionals to promote visibility for cybersecurity programs and reduce risk to their organization. The company's NextGen SIEM Platform delivers security analytics, user and entity behavior analytics, and more for rapid detection, response, and neutralization of threats."
target: Mist Net
MistNet offers a security threat detection and prevention platform that is designed to minimize exposure to cybersecurity risks. The company’s main offering, TensorMist-AI, constructs a geodistributed, meshed data pipeline by combining scale-out data management with distributed processing analytics.
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closed 12/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired Viking Cloud

synopsis: Sysnet Global Solutions, a leading provider of cyber security and compliance solutions, announced that it has acquired Viking Cloud, a company that delivers asset, event and compliance management through its industry-leading next-generation cloud security platform.
buyer: Sysnet Global Solutions
Sysnet Global Solutions is the leading provider of cyber security and compliance solutions operating in over 60 countries worldwide. Sysnet provides merchant compliance and security management solutions to some of the world’s largest, global acquiring organisations. "
target: Viking Cloud
Viking Cloud is transforming the way organizations approach cyber defense. Their customer-centric technology and services enable cutting edge ways to secure assets and provide assurance testing and assessments.
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closed 11/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Mandiant Corporation, acquired Respond Software

synopsis: FireEye, Inc., the intelligence-led security company, announced the acquisition of Respond Software, the cybersecurity investigation automation company and creator of the Respond Analyst. Respond will be integrated into Mandiant, a cyber security company.
buyer parent: FireEye
buyer: Mandiant Corporation
Mandiant Solutions 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, regardless of the security technologies deployed. "
target: Respond Software
Respond Software gives every business an edge in the battle for cyber-security with affordable, easy-to-implement software that delivers expert-level decisions at scale.
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closed 11/17/2020 via BusinessWire

Flashpoint, acquired Crft, Inc.

synopsis: Flashpoint has acquired CRFT, Inc., a security automation provider that empowers teams to streamline daily security tasks through a seamless, no-code design and delivery engine. The acquisition allows Flashpoint to empowers security and threat teams to streamline workflows and trigger actions that mitigate threats automatically.
buyer: Flashpoint
Flashpoint is a globally trusted leader in risk intelligence. From bolstering cyber and physical security to detecting fraud and insider threats, Flashpoint partners with customers across the private and public sectors to help them rapidly identify threats and mitigate critical security risks. "
target: Crft, Inc.
CRFT is a security automation provider that empowers teams of all sizes and skill levels to streamline daily security tasks through a seamless, no-code design and delivery engine. CRFT is cloud-native, taking care of reliability monitoring, logging, and performance at scale.
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closed 11/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Fyde

synopsis: Barracuda, a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has acquired Fyde, a Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) provider, to expand the Barracuda CloudGen SASE platform with ZTNA capabilities. The Fyde solution will now be available as Barracuda CloudGen Access to businesses of all sizes.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda is a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. The company protects email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with their customers' journeys. "
target: Fyde
Fyde is the new standard for Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA). Fyde's ZTNA solution addresses the security risks associated with traditional remote access by continuously verifying that only the right person with the right device and the right permissions can access company resources.
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announced 11/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire Expanse

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks will acquire Expanse Inc., a leader in attack surface management. The Expanse platform will significantly enrich Palo Alto Network's Cortex product suite and create the ability to stitch together external, internal, and threat data to provide organizations with a complete, integrated view of the enterprise.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,782.70)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: Expanse
Expanse is an enterprise software company and leader in Internet Operations Management. Using data collection, processing, and analysis technology, Expanse improves visibility, governance, and IT operations, reducing risks associated with Internet Assets and enabling a secure digital transformation.
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announced 11/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, will acquire PAS

synopsis: Sweden-based Hexagon AB will acquire PAS Global, LLC, a provider of Operational Technology Integrity software solutions. Together, PAS and Hexagon will provide customers with a comprehensive software portfolio to manage the industrial lifecycle, from plant design to cybersecurity risk management and industrial digital transformation.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,472.23)
Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software, and autonomous solutions. The company is putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications. "
target: PAS
PAS, the Operational Technology Integrity company, delivers software solutions that prevent, detect, and remediate cyber threats, reduce process safety risks and optimize profitability, and enable trusted data for decision-making.
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announced 10/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Forcepoint LLC

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses, will acquire Forcepoint, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions that protects the critical data and networks of thousands of customers throughout the world, from Raytheon Technologies.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $24 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 300 technology companies. "
target parent: Raytheon Company
target: 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.
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closed 10/8/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Telecom Brokerage Inc, acquired Armor

synopsis: Telecom Brokerage Inc (TBI), North America’s leading technology brokerage firm, has acquired Armor, a global cybersecurity software company. Armor simplifies protecting data and applications in private, public, hybrid, or multi-cloud environments. Their Armor Anywhere solution prevents threats, simplifies compliance, and reduces noise.
buyer: Telecom Brokerage Inc
Telecom Brokerage Inc (TBI) is North America’s largest privately held Master Agent. TBI assists Systems Integrators, VARs, MSPs, IT consultants, developers, software distributors and more in advising and sourcing the right technology solutions. "
target: Armor
Armor is a global cybersecurity software company. Armor simplifies protecting data and applications in private, public, hybrid, or multi-cloud environments. Their Armor Anywhere solution prevents threats, simplifies compliance, reduces noise and enables users to respond faster to incidents.
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announced 9/29/2020 via BusinessWire

VMware, Inc., will acquire SaltStack

synopsis: VMware is to acquire SaltStack, a Python-based, open-source software for event-driven IT automation, remote task execution, and configuration management. SaltStack intelligent automation helps enterprise IT operations, SecOps, and DevOps teams manage and secure a software-defined world.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,338.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: SaltStack
SaltStack is Python-based, open-source software for event-driven IT automation, remote task execution, and configuration management. SaltStack intelligent automation helps enterprise IT operations, SecOps, and DevOps teams manage and secure a software-defined world.
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announced 9/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

SecureWorks Inc, will acquire Delve Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Secureworks will acquire Delve, a provider of vulnerability management solutions for enterprises. The acquisition demonstrates Secureworks’ commitment to evolving its cloud-native Red Cloak Platform, and extending Threat Detection and Response (TDR) application with new integrations, analytics, and user experience improvements.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: SecureWorks Inc (:$562.98)
Secureworks is a global cybersecurity leader, enabling its customers and partners to outpace adversaries with more precision. With the combination of a cloud-native SaaS security platform and intelligence-driven security solutions, Secureworks provides the most grounded security platform available. "
target: Delve Labs, Inc.
Delve is transforming the way enterprises conduct vulnerability management. The company’s SaaS solution is powered by AI and machine learning to provide customers with more accurate and actionable data about the highest risk vulnerabilities across their network, endpoints, and cloud.
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announced 8/6/2020 via Company Press Release

LogPoint, will acquire agileSI GmbH

synopsis: LogPoint , the up-and-coming SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) company, has signed a takeover agreement for agileSI™, the leading SAP security solution, with Orange Cyberdefense Germany, part of the Orange Group. agileSI ™ overcomes the discrepancies between SAP and SIEM and eliminates the "security blindspot" in SAP.
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 parent: Orange S.A.
target: agileSI GmbH
agileSI™ is a leading SAP security solution. agileSI ™ overcomes the discrepancies between SAP and SIEM and eliminates the "security blindspot" in SAP by enabling the complete integration of security data from the SAP ERP platform in SIEM solutions.
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closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Qualys, Inc., acquired Spell Security

synopsis: Qualys, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, has acquired Spell Security, a cybersecurity company in India. Spell Security offers an end to end security platform for automated threat hunting and phishing and breach simulations.
buyer: Qualys, Inc. (QLYS:$332.53)
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives. "
target: Spell Security
Spell Security is a cybersecurity company in India. Spell Security offers an end to end security platform for automated threat hunting and phishing and breach simulations. The platform provides visibility and actionable reports to help businesses become less vulnerable to attacks and hidden threats.
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closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Micro Focus International Limited, acquired Atar Labs

synopsis: UK enterprise software company Micro Focus has acquired the entirety of ATAR Labs, a Turkish cybersecurity company known for its security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) technology.
buyer: Micro Focus International Limited (LSE:MCRO:$3,145.50)
Micro Focus is a leading global enterprise software company uniquely positioned to help customers extend existing investments while embracing new technologies in a world of Hybrid IT. Micro Focus provides a world-class portfolio of enterprise-grade scalable solutions with analytics built in. "
target: Atar Labs
ATAR Labs builds next generation Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platforms. Their flagship product ATAR helps SOC teams to become more vigilant and effective while helping them achieve more.
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closed 7/2/2020 via Company Press Release

HMD Global Oy, acquired Valona Labs

synopsis: Finland-based HMD Global has acquired the assets of Valona Labs, a mobile and IoT software company based in Texas. The acquisition of Valona Labs, with its expertise in mobile, enterprise, and cybersecurity software, will further HMD’s reputation as a global leader in smartphone software updates and security.
buyer: HMD Global Oy
Finland-based HMD Global is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. "
target: Valona Labs
Valona Labs is a mobile and IoT software company based in Texas that develops mobile cybersecurity software and solutions for enterprises. The company's Valona DPC application allows IT administrators to manage corporate devices from Android phones and tablets.
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announced 6/15/2020 via Company Press Release

IBM, will acquire Spanugo Inc.

synopsis: IBM announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spanugo, a US-based provider of cloud cybersecurity posture management solutions. To further meet the security demands of its clients in highly regulated industries, IBM will integrate Spanugo software into its public cloud.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$75,030.00)
IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, they are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world. With Watson, the AI platform for business, powered by data, IBM is building industry-based solutions to real-world problems. "
target: Spanugo Inc.
Spanugo is a world-leading company providing Cybersecurity Posture Assurance for the enterprise hybrid cloud. It automates all aspects of Risk, Cybersecurity and Compliance assurance, including automating resource discovery, configuration management, and security best practices.
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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:$104,254.00)
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 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:$104,254.00)
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:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: SICOM Systems, Inc.
SICOM Systems, Inc. is a provider of end-to-end technologies and services for the quick service and fast casual restaurants. The company offers front-of-house solutions, back-of-house solutions and above restaurant solutions that help major restaurant chains streamline their operations.
price ($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 5/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

LLR Partners, acquired Learn It Systems

synopsis: Learn It Systems, a portfolio company of Milestone Partners, has been acquired by LLR Partners, a leading middle market private equity firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Learn It Systems, headquartered in Baltimore, MD, is a leading national behavioral health and related services company serving children with autism and other special needs.
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: Milestone Partners
target: Learn It Systems
Learn It Systems is a leading national behavioral health and related services company serving children with autism and other special needs. Learn It's comprehensive behavioral health platform addresses large, high-growth markets being driven by insurance reform, an evolving reimbursement landscape.
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closed 12/26/2014 via BNC Analysis

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired VectorLearning

synopsis: LLR Partners has sold a majority stake in online education company VectorLearning.com Inc. to Providence Equity Partners. VectorLearning currently operates RedVector and Target Solutions, which provides online training for firefighters and emergency medical services providers.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners is the leading global private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media, communications, education, and information companies around the world. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: VectorLearning
VectorLearning sets the standard for excellence in delivering online continuing education (CE) to a broad range of industries, including architecture, engineering and construction (AEC), as well as industrial, facilities management and public safety fields.
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closed 5/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Professional Trading Solutions, Inc., acquired Sterling Trader

synopsis: Professional Trading Solutions, Inc. (PTS), an industry-leading solutions provider for the active trading community, announced the acquisition of Sterling Trader, Inc. (Sterling), an equity trading platform provider with a global customer base.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: Professional Trading Solutions, Inc.
Professional Trading Solutions, Inc. (formerly dba Lightspeed Financial, Inc.), is an industry-leading solutions provider for active and professional traders, hedge funds and prop trading groups. PTS provides fast, stable, state-of-the-art products and services to the active trading community. "
target: Sterling Trader
Sterling Trader, an industry-leading professional direct access trading service and global trading network, offers a full service order routing and management suite built to support the direct access trading needs of professional traders, broker/dealers and buy-side trading institutions.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

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

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

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

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

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

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

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

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

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

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

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

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

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

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

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

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

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

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
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$132
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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: PFPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions for comprehensive threat protection, incident response, secure communications, social media security, compliance, archiving and governance.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,050.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.77
EBIT ($mm)
($95.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3658
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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: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
2020
rev ($mm)
$928.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($59.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($138.77)
Net Income ($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
2020
rev ($mm)
$391.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($38.92)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1480
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$332.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$108.25
EBIT ($mm)
$77.23
Net Income ($mm)
$74.76
Employees
1322
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,935.77
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,045.36
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,715.61
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,014.73
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,934.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$873.80
EBIT ($mm)
$821.70
Net Income ($mm)
$348.20
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,845.75
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc.
Based in Japan, Dream Incubator, Inc. is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation and investments in all business stages. They also help companies with their growth and expansion as a strategic consulting and business development firm.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$183.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.93
EBIT ($mm)
$17.11
Net Income ($mm)
$11.60
Employees
0
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