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closed 3/15/2017 via New York Times

Mark Ein and Fred Luddy, acquired Mylan WTT

synopsis: Billie King announced that she sold her majority ownership in the World Team Tennis (Mylan WTTF) league to Mark Ein, the owner of the Washington Kastles franchise, and Fred Luddy, owner of the San Diego Aviators. Mylan WTT is a leading tennis organization that showcases one of the most unique formats in sports.
buyer: Mark Ein and Fred Luddy
Mark Ein is the founder and owner of the Washington Kastles, his hometown’s World TeamTennis (WTT) franchise. Fred Luddy is the owner of the San Diego Aviators. "
target: Mylan WTT
Mylan WTT is a leading tennis organization that showcases one of the most unique formats in sports. Co-founded by Billie Jean King, Mylan WTT features the biggest names in the world playing in an innovative team format comprised of men and women.
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closed 8/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

Steve Ballmer, acquired Los Angeles Clippers

synopsis: Steve Ballmer has completed his acquisition of the LA Clippers, an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles, California, that competes in the National Basketball Association (NBA). They play in the Pacific Division of the league's Western Conference. The Clippers play their home games at the Staples Center.
buyer: Steve Ballmer
Steven Anthony "Steve" Ballmer is an American businessman who was the CEO of Microsoft from January 2000 to February 2014. "
target: Los Angeles Clippers
The Los Angeles Clippers are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles, California, that competes in the National Basketball Association (NBA). They play in the Pacific Division of the league's Western Conference. The Clippers play their home games at the Staples Center.
price ($mm)
$2,000
rev ($mm)
$165
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12.1x
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closed 5/15/2014 via BNC Analysis

Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry, acquired Milwaukee Bucks, Inc.

synopsis: Herb Kohl, the president and owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, has announced that he has agreed to sell the professional basketball team to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. The Bucks are part of the Central Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
buyer: Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry
Marc Lasry is the chairman of a private equity firm, Avenue Capital Group. Wesley Edens is the owner of Fortress Investment Group, a publicly traded hedge fund. "
target: Milwaukee Bucks, Inc.
The Milwaukee Bucks are a professional basketball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are part of the Central Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
price ($mm)
$550
rev ($mm)
$110
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EV / rev
5.0x
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closed 2/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Investment Group, acquired Los Angeles Sparks

synopsis: The Sparks have been sold to an investment group led by Lakers legend Magic Johnson and Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter, chief executive officer of Guggenheim Partners, a Chicago-based financial services company. The Los Angeles Sparks is a basketball team that plays in the WNBA. The Los Angeles Sparks was founded in 1977.
buyer: Investment Group
The Investment Group is led by Laker's legend Magic Johnson and Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter, chief executive officer of Guggenheim Partners, a Chicago-based financial services company. It also includes Todd Boehly, and Bobby Patton. Boehly and Patton are also owners of the Dodgers. "
target: Los Angeles Sparks
The Los Angeles Sparks is a basketball team that plays in the WNBA. The Los Angeles Sparks was founded in 1977 and is based in El Segundo, California.
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closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation, acquired Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc

synopsis: Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation (HFE) and Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. (HGI) announced that HFE has acquired HGI from Shamrock Capital Advisors. A complement to HFE’s family-friendly portfolio of businesses, this acquisition marks an expansion for the company into new media, audiences and markets.
buyer: Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation
Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation is the largest family-owned themed attractions corporation in the U.S. The company creates, develops and operates entertainment, tourism and hospitality properties spanning 26 locations in ten states. "
target parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
target: Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc
The Harlem Globetrotters were founded in 1926 as the Savoy Big Five. Now, 88 years, over 25,000 games, six continents and 122 countries and territories later, the team has become one of the most recognizable franchises in sports and entertainment.
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closed 7/23/2013 via Company Press Release

Universidad Católica de San Antonio de Murcia, acquired Club Baloncesto Murcia, SAD

synopsis: Universidad Católica de San Antonio de Murcia announced that they have acquired Club Baloncesto Murcia, S.A.D., a professional basketball team based in Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain. The team plays in Liga Endesa and plays their home games at Palacio de Deportes de Murcia.
buyer: Universidad Católica de San Antonio de Murcia
The Universidad Católica San Antonio is a private university located in Murcia in southeastern Spain. UCAM offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of fields, as well as summer courses open to international students. "
target: Club Baloncesto Murcia, SAD
Club Baloncesto Murcia, S.A.D., also known as UCAM Murcia for sponsorship reasons, is a professional basketball team based in Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain. The team plays in Liga Endesa and plays their home games at Palacio de Deportes de Murcia.
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closed 6/29/2013 via BNC Analysis

Takeshi Suzuki, acquired Yokohama B-Corsairs

synopsis: The Yokohama B-Corsairs, a Japan-based basketball team, was sold to Takeshi Suzuki, the J2 soccer club Tokyo Verdy’s majority stockholder. Yokohama B-Corsairs is part of Japan's bj-League's (Basketball Japan League) Eastern Conference. Yokohama is a bj-League champion team and was part of the Final Fours during the team's first two seasons.
buyer: Takeshi Suzuki
Takeshi Suzuki is the J2 soccer club Tokyo Verdy’s majority stockholder. He is also the president of Buddy Kikaku Kenkyujo, which runs pre-elementary schools throughout Kanto. "
target: Yokohama B-Corsairs
Yokohama B-Corsairs, a Japan-based basketball team, is part of Japan's bj-League's (Basketball Japan League) Eastern Conference. Yokohama is a bj-League champion team and was part of the Final Fours during the team's first two seasons.
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closed 4/27/2013 via BNC Analysis

Philadelphia 76ers, Inc., acquired Delaware 87ers

synopsis: Philadelphia 76ers announced that the team has purchased an NBA Development League franchise, and the new team will play its home games at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center. The Delaware 87ers will be the 17th team in the D-League, which has franchises stretching from Portland, Maine, to El Segundo, Calif.
buyer: Philadelphia 76ers, Inc.
Philadelphia 76ers, Inc., also known as the Sixers, is a professional basketball team that plays in National Basketball Association (NBA). The team’s home ground is Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. "
target: Delaware 87ers
The Delaware 87ers a team of the NBA Development League. The Delaware 87ers will be the 17th team in the D-League, which has franchises stretching from Portland, Maine, to El Segundo, California.
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announced 1/21/2013 via BNC Analysis

Chris Hansen Investment Group, will acquire Sacramento Kings

synopsis: A group led by Chris Hansen will buy the Sacramento Kings and move the team to Seattle. The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team based in Sacramento, California, United States. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
buyer: Chris Hansen Investment Group
The Investment Group is led by Chris Hansen, a San Francisco investor and founder of the hedge fund, Valiant Capital Management of San Francisco. "
target: Sacramento Kings
The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team based in Sacramento, California, United States. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
price ($mm)
$441*
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announced 6/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Robert Pera, will acquire Memphis Grizzlies

synopsis: After two consecutive trips to the playoffs and a return to respectability in the Western Conference, Michael Heisley has at last found a buyer to purchase the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies, confirming an earlier ESPN.com report, announced that Heisley has entered into a sale agreement with Robert J. Pera.
buyer: Robert Pera
Robert J. Pera is the founder and CEO of the Ubiquiti Networks and, at 34, earned a spot on Forbes' list of the 10 youngest billionaires in the world. "
target: Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis Grizzlies is a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The team is based in Memphis, TN.
price ($mm)
$377
rev ($mm)
$107
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3.5x
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announced 4/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

Tom Benson, will acquire New Orleans Hornets

synopsis: The Saints' owner, Tom Benson, agreed to purchase the Hornets, a basketball club based in New Orleans, LA, from the NBA.
buyer: Tom Benson
Tom Benson is the owner of the New Orleans Saints. "
target parent: National Basketball Association, Inc.
target: New Orleans Hornets
The New Orleans Hornets are a professional basketball team based in New Orleans, Louisiana playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
price ($mm)
$338
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closed 4/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

AOS Group, LP, acquired AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour, Inc.

synopsis: The Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) announced that AOS Group, LP purchased 100% of the AVP assets from its previous owner. AVP is a lifestyle sports entertainment company focused on the production, marketing and distribution of professional beach volleyball events worldwide.
buyer: AOS Group, LP
AOS Group, LP is founded and managed by Donald Sun who was the Director of Manufacturing in Kingston Technology, a Fountain Valley, Calif.-based maker of computer memory. "
target: AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour, Inc.
AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour is a lifestyle sports entertainment company focused on the production, marketing and distribution of professional beach volleyball events worldwide.
price ($mm)
$2.00
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closed 3/11/2008 via BusinessWire

MaxxAthlete, acquired VisionSports

synopsis: MaxxAthlete, the leading digital media company dedicated to grassroots sports, announced today that it has acquired the assets of VisionSports.
buyer: MaxxAthlete
MaxxAthlete is the leading event management and digital media company dedicated to serving the grassroots sports marketplace. The company’s online community changes the industry’s business paradigm by providing a central repository for youth sports content. "
target: VisionSports
VisionSports, based in Houston, is the industry’s leading grassroots sports event management company and operator of six of the premier amateur basketball tournaments in the U.S.
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announced 11/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Civilized, will acquire The 420 Games

synopsis: Civilized Worldwide Inc, a Canadian media and lifestyle brand that embraces and highlights modern cannabis culture, will acquire The 420 Games, a North American athletic events company that advocates the responsible use of cannabis. The 420 Games provides a series of active lifestyle events, including a 4.20 mile run, yoga, flag football, and more.
buyer: Civilized
Based in Canada, Civilized is a premium media and lifestyle brand that embraces and highlights modern cannabis culture, reflecting the millions of adults who choose to enjoy cannabis as a part of a balanced lifestyle. "
target: The 420 Games
The 420 Games is a North American athletic events company that advocates the responsible use of cannabis. The company aims to de-stigmatize the millions who use cannabis in a healthy lifestyle. Their series of active lifestyle events include a 4.20 mile run, yoga, flag football, and more.
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closed 8/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Silly Monks Entertainment Ltd., acquired Playmonks

synopsis: Silly Monks, a digital media entertainment firm in India, has acquired a 51% stake in Playmonks, a sports marketing management company in India. Playmonks specializes in sporting events management, marketing and sponsorship, and sports celebrity management.
buyer: Silly Monks Entertainment Ltd. (NSEI:SILLYMONKS:$1.71)
Silly Monks is a digital media entertainment firm in India. Silly Monks creates interesting and innovative content, including videos, music, and movie based entertainment. Silly Monks is also one of the largest YouTube multi channel networks in India. "
target: Playmonks
Playmonks is a sports marketing management company in India. Playmonks specializes in sporting events management, marketing and sponsorship, and sports celebrity management. The company has successfully organized various major sports events across India.
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announced 12/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Crea Holdings, will acquire Tlarock Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Crea Holdings, a company that engages in the construction business, will be acquiring Tlarock Entertainment, a company that engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
buyer: Crea Holdings (TSE:1757:$24.41)
Based in Japan, Crea Holdings engages in the construction business. Through the urban development, housing construction, sales, remodeling, real estate, eating and drinking, advertising, cosmetic, and automobile related business, they want to achieve compatibility in housing and living environments."
target: Tlarock Entertainment Inc.
Based in Japan, Tlarock Entertainment engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
price ($mm)
$1.35
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announced 8/21/2008 via BusinessWire

College Tonight, Inc., will acquire Gridiron Bash, LLC

synopsis: College Tonight announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Gridiron Bash, LLC (GB). Gridiron Bash™ is a series of colossal celebrations tied to spring football games at top tier Division 1 campuses across the country.
buyer parent: SIMEX Technologies, Inc.
buyer: College Tonight, Inc.
College Tonight is a social networking and marketing platform, which is designed to promote actual social interactivity among college students. Due to the mobile nature of the site, the service's design is also structured for the mobile user, focusing on nightlife events and social opportunities. "
target: Gridiron Bash, LLC
Manhattan-based Gridiron Bash LLC builds and develops cutting-edge sports and entertainment properties with the purpose of connecting consumers, brands and media.
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closed 9/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Dreams, Inc., purchased Chicago Sun-Times Show from Sportssnews Productions, Inc.

synopsis: Dreams, Inc., a vertically integrated leader in the licensed sports products industry, announced that it has acquired the Chicago Sun-Times Show, the premier collectibles show in the industry, from George Johnson of Sportssnews Productions, Inc.
buyer: Dreams, Inc. (DRJ:$0.00)
Dreams, Inc. sets itself apart from other traditional memorabilia companies with diversified products and services provided through its operating subsidiaries. Mounted Memories is the leader in production of authentic sports and celebrity autographed memorabilia and collectibles. "
seller: Sportssnews Productions, Inc.
Sportssnews Productions, Inc. operates a number of collectibles shows in Chicago, IL.
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closed 8/22/2007 via PR Newswire

SportsQuest, Inc., acquired Lextra Management Group, Inc.

synopsis: SportsQuest, Inc. has closed its acquisition of substantially all the operating assets of Lextra Management Group, Inc. SportsQuest intends to contribute the acquired assets as equity to a new wholly-owned subsidiary of SportsQuest after the closing.
buyer: SportsQuest, Inc. (ARBK:$0.00)
SportsQuest, Inc. (formally Air Brook Airport Express) is a vertically integrated sports and entertainment marketing and management company, engaged in owning and operating sports entities and their support companies; publicly traded under the stock symbol ARBK. "
target: Lextra Management Group, Inc.
LMG is one of the nation's premier Hi-Profile Executive Concierge & Event Management companies. LMG handles all aspects in facilitating attendance at any corporate or private event, as well as major sporting events; domestically or internationally.
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$2.50
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closed 6/29/2016 via BusinessWire

Blue Star Sports, acquired PrimeTime Sports

synopsis: Blue Star Sports is rapidly growing and announces the acquisition of PrimeTime Sports. PrimeTime Sports is a premier sports-event management company. As one of the most recognized basketball, soccer, and 7-on-7 football tournament companies in America, it currently holds a spot as one of the top 5 basketball event operators in the country.
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: PrimeTime Sports
The formula for PrimeTime Sports' success has been simple, offer teams great value and provide a level of organization and professionalism unmatched in the youth sports market.
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closed 3/15/2017 via New York Times

Mark Ein and Fred Luddy, acquired Mylan WTT

synopsis: Billie King announced that she sold her majority ownership in the World Team Tennis (Mylan WTTF) league to Mark Ein, the owner of the Washington Kastles franchise, and Fred Luddy, owner of the San Diego Aviators. Mylan WTT is a leading tennis organization that showcases one of the most unique formats in sports.
buyer: Mark Ein and Fred Luddy
Mark Ein is the founder and owner of the Washington Kastles, his hometown’s World TeamTennis (WTT) franchise. Fred Luddy is the owner of the San Diego Aviators. "
target: Mylan WTT
Mylan WTT is a leading tennis organization that showcases one of the most unique formats in sports. Co-founded by Billie Jean King, Mylan WTT features the biggest names in the world playing in an innovative team format comprised of men and women.
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closed 3/15/2017 via New York Times

Mark Ein and Fred Luddy, acquired Mylan WTT

synopsis: Billie King announced that she sold her majority ownership in the World Team Tennis (Mylan WTTF) league to Mark Ein, the owner of the Washington Kastles franchise, and Fred Luddy, owner of the San Diego Aviators. Mylan WTT is a leading tennis organization that showcases one of the most unique formats in sports.
buyer: Mark Ein and Fred Luddy
Mark Ein is the founder and owner of the Washington Kastles, his hometown’s World TeamTennis (WTT) franchise. Fred Luddy is the owner of the San Diego Aviators. "
target: Mylan WTT
Mylan WTT is a leading tennis organization that showcases one of the most unique formats in sports. Co-founded by Billie Jean King, Mylan WTT features the biggest names in the world playing in an innovative team format comprised of men and women.
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announced 3/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Ryu, will acquire Kosan

synopsis: RYU Apparel Inc., creator of urban athletic apparel based in Canada, will acquire Kosan Travel Company Ltd. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Kosan is a web-based travel apparel provider with a core focus on stylish performance dresses, rain jackets, and bags that make adventures safer, easier and more comfortable.
buyer: Ryu (TSXV:RYU:$2.11)
Based in Canada, RYU is an award-winning urban athletic apparel and accessories brand engineered for the fitness, performance, and lifestyle of the athletic man and woman. Designed without compromise for fit, comfort, and durability, RYU exists to facilitate optimal human performance. "
target: Kosan
Based in Canada, Kosan is a web-based travel apparel provider with a core focus on performance dresses, rain jackets, and bags that make adventures safer and more comfortable. Kosan creates stylish, functional travel wear with the finest materials and the best factories from around the world.
price ($mm)
$3.20
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$1
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4.2x
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announced 3/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Ryu, will acquire Kosan

synopsis: RYU Apparel Inc., creator of urban athletic apparel based in Canada, will acquire Kosan Travel Company Ltd. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Kosan is a web-based travel apparel provider with a core focus on stylish performance dresses, rain jackets, and bags that make adventures safer, easier and more comfortable.
buyer: Ryu (TSXV:RYU:$2.11)
Based in Canada, RYU is an award-winning urban athletic apparel and accessories brand engineered for the fitness, performance, and lifestyle of the athletic man and woman. Designed without compromise for fit, comfort, and durability, RYU exists to facilitate optimal human performance. "
target: Kosan
Based in Canada, Kosan is a web-based travel apparel provider with a core focus on performance dresses, rain jackets, and bags that make adventures safer and more comfortable. Kosan creates stylish, functional travel wear with the finest materials and the best factories from around the world.
price ($mm)
$3.20
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$1
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closed 1/27/2020 via PR Newswire

DigitalBGA, acquired FEGLI Exchange Program

synopsis: DigitalBGA, one of the nation's fastest-growing direct-to-consumer distributors of life insurance, has acquired the FEGLI Exchange Program, a technology-based insurance agency focused on helping federal employees navigate their life insurance options through retirement.
buyer: DigitalBGA
DigitalBGA is one of the nation's fastest-growing direct-to-consumer distributors of life insurance. The company is dedicated to building technology and processes to facilitate the most efficient experience for life insurance consumers and agents alike. "
target: FEGLI Exchange Program
The FEGLI Exchange Program is a technology-based insurance agency focused on helping federal employees navigate their life insurance options through retirement. FEGLI is the largest group life insurance program in the world, with over 4 million employees covered.
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closed 1/27/2020 via PR Newswire

DigitalBGA, acquired FEGLI Exchange Program

synopsis: DigitalBGA, one of the nation's fastest-growing direct-to-consumer distributors of life insurance, has acquired the FEGLI Exchange Program, a technology-based insurance agency focused on helping federal employees navigate their life insurance options through retirement.
buyer: DigitalBGA
DigitalBGA is one of the nation's fastest-growing direct-to-consumer distributors of life insurance. The company is dedicated to building technology and processes to facilitate the most efficient experience for life insurance consumers and agents alike. "
target: FEGLI Exchange Program
The FEGLI Exchange Program is a technology-based insurance agency focused on helping federal employees navigate their life insurance options through retirement. FEGLI is the largest group life insurance program in the world, with over 4 million employees covered.
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closed 11/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Il Makiage, acquired NeoWize

synopsis: IL MAKIAGE, the digital-first prestige beauty brand, has acquired Tel Aviv-based NeoWize, a data science startup that develops advanced active machine learning algorithms. The acquisition allows for further innovation within the beauty industry, bringing together complementary capabilities in AI, data science, and algorithmic thinking.
buyer: Il Makiage
IL MAKIAGE is a tech-first, direct-to-consumer beauty brand. The company is redefining the beauty industry through its PowerMatch AI Algorithms and Kezza, its e-commerce platform that utilizes influencer content to link inspiration, education, trial, and purchase experiences within a singular site. "
target: NeoWize
Tel Aviv-based NeoWize is changing the perception of machine learning (ML), deep learning algorithms and technology when it comes to e-commerce. NeoWize utilizes active ML, neural networks and adaptive input to create more and better data, increasing its predictive power with limited available data.
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closed 11/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Il Makiage, acquired NeoWize

synopsis: IL MAKIAGE, the digital-first prestige beauty brand, has acquired Tel Aviv-based NeoWize, a data science startup that develops advanced active machine learning algorithms. The acquisition allows for further innovation within the beauty industry, bringing together complementary capabilities in AI, data science, and algorithmic thinking.
buyer: Il Makiage
IL MAKIAGE is a tech-first, direct-to-consumer beauty brand. The company is redefining the beauty industry through its PowerMatch AI Algorithms and Kezza, its e-commerce platform that utilizes influencer content to link inspiration, education, trial, and purchase experiences within a singular site. "
target: NeoWize
Tel Aviv-based NeoWize is changing the perception of machine learning (ML), deep learning algorithms and technology when it comes to e-commerce. NeoWize utilizes active ML, neural networks and adaptive input to create more and better data, increasing its predictive power with limited available data.
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announced 11/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Maslow Media Group, Inc., will acquire Intelligent Quality Solutions Inc.

synopsis: The Maslow Media Group, a provider of human capital management and media staffing solutions, will acquire the assets of Intelligent Quality Solutions Inc. (IQS), a leader in business enterprise software testing. IQS is a full-service Software Quality Management solutions provider, offering a wide range of Quality Management services.
buyer: Maslow Media Group, Inc. (OTCPK:RLBY:$38.35)
Maslow Media Group is a provider of human capital management and media staffing solutions that leverage integration with customer systems using secure, cloud-based technology. Maslow has built a synergistic portfolio of staffing and technology companies to complement its services and solutions. "
target: Intelligent Quality Solutions Inc.
Intelligent Quality Solutions, Inc. (IQS) is a professional services and solutions provider that focuses exclusively on Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC). IQS provides cost-effective technical, process, and staffing solutions that enable clients to achieve their quality goals.
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$1.40
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announced 1/5/2008 via Company Press Release

ECI Partners, will acquire ILG Digital

synopsis: In a deal that values i-level Group in excess of £45 million, ECI will have a 60% stake in ilG, with the remaining shareholding being held by the existing management through significant reinvestment, allowing ilG to maintain its independence.
buyer: ECI Partners
ECI is one of the longest established private equity groups in the UK, specialising in buyouts, buy-ins and development capital deals valued between £10 and £150 million. We have provided finance to more than 250 companies over the last two decades. "
target: ILG Digital
ilG Digital is the holding company for i-level Ltd and Generator Consulting Ltd and Premier Affiliate Network. As UK's largest specialist digital media agency, with annual billings in excess of 80million, and a staff of 120, i-level plans and buys digital media for a wide range of blue chip clients.
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$90*
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closed 6/26/2006 via BusinessWire

AcXess Inc., acquired Innovative Software Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: AcXess, Inc., the first company to make FORTUNE 100-class business continuity solutions affordable for small and medium-sized enterprises, has completed a reverse acquisition of Innovative Software Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded company. AcXess's common stock now trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol "INIV".
buyer: AcXess Inc.
AcXess Inc., with locations in Boca Raton, Tampa, Atlanta, Boston, and Chicago, is the founding Managed Business Continuity Services Provider using the Citrix Access strategy combined with its own intellectual property for small to medium enterprises in North America. "
target: Innovative Software Technologies, Inc. (INIV:$0.36)
Innovative Software Technologies, Inc. does not have significant operations. It intends to acquire, or merge with an operating entity.
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closed 10/2/2009 via Capital IQ

Riverdale Capital, Ltd., acquired Enterprise Domains, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Properties Group, a subsidiary of Riverdale Capital Ltd., cancelled the acquisition of Enterprise Domains Inc.
buyer: Riverdale Capital, Ltd. (RICP:$0.00)
Riverdale Capital, Ltd. is a company specializing in the acquisition, development, and sale of software and web based services through revenue generating internet websites. "
target: Enterprise Domains, Inc.
Enterprise Domains Inc. is a company specializing in the purchase, holding, and selling of valuable domain name intellectual property in a quickly shrinking market of available space.
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announced 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Attachmate Group will be merged with Micro Focus International Limited,

synopsis: The Attachmate Group, a privately-held software holding company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Micro Focus, a company that provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications.
buyer: Micro Focus International Limited (LSE:MCRO:$3,145.50)
Micro Focus provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications. Micro Focus Enterprise Application Modernization, Testing and Management software enables customers' business applications to respond rapidly to market changes."
target: Attachmate Group
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, The Attachmate Group is a privately-held software holding company, comprising distinct IT brands dedicated to the long-term success of their customers. Their principal holdings include Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE.
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$1,184 [$2,354]
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$958
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$173
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13.6x
closed 6/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital, Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, acquired Attachmate Corporation

synopsis: An investment group led by Golden Gate Capital, Francisco Partners and Thoma Cressey Equity Partners today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Attachmate Corp., of Bellevue, Wash.
buyer: Thoma Cressey Equity Partners
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Francisco Partners
Thoma Bravo is one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in the United States. Thoma Bravo and its predecessor firms have been providing equity and strategic and operating support to promising businesses and their management teams for more than 25 years. "
target: Attachmate Corporation
Attachmate enables IT organizations to extend mission critical services and assures they are managed, secure and compliant. Attachmate's leading solutions include host connectivity, systems and security management, and PC lifecycle management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$135
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Al Aman Investment, acquired First Education Company

synopsis: Al Aman Investment, which is a subsidiary of The Securities House, announced it has completed the acquisition of First Education Company, a Kuwaiti share holding company located in Kuwait city. It was founded in 2005 to be a leader in providing diverse educational and learning services of high quality and competitive costs at all learning levels.
buyer parent: The Securities House
buyer: Al Aman Investment (KWSE:ALAMAN:$16.21)
Al Aman investment Company is a Public Kuwaiti Shareholding Company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange under the ticker “Al Aman”. The idea behind the establishment of Al Aman in 2005 was to create an institution for Sharia compliant wealth management with unlimited growth potential. "
target: First Education Company
First Education Company is a Kuwaiti share holding company located in Kuwait city, Kuwait. It was founded in 2005 to be a leader in providing diverse educational and learning services of high quality and competitive costs at all learning levels.
price ($mm)
$59
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Live Youth Sports Network, acquired FonU2

synopsis: Life Youth Sports Network (LYSN), a company that provides streaming video of high school sporting events over the internet, has acquired majority interest of FONU2 Inc., a holding company for various companies that specialize in youth sports, live streaming, fundraising, app development, along with other new and emerging technologies.
buyer: Live Youth Sports Network
Life Youth Sports Network (LYSN) provides streaming video of high school sporting events over the internet. LYSN allows parents, grandparents, military personnel, alumni, scouts, and anyone else who could not make it to the game to watch and enjoy any school sporting event. "
target: FonU2 (OTCPK:FONU:$0.02)
FONU2 Inc. is a holding company for various companies that specialize in youth sports, live streaming, fundraising, app development, along with other new and emerging technologies. The company trades under the stock symbol: FONU.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Alliance MMA, Inc.
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year
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Oxford City Football Club
Oxford City Football Club
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EBITDA ($mm)
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ProElite, Inc.
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Toyota Tsusho Corporation
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$64,137.07
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
$686.02
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Ticker: XTRA:FRE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA
Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA
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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$37,919.26
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Fuji Television Network, Inc.
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year
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rev ($mm)
$26,826.72
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
78862
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Ticker: LSE:DCC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DCC plc
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year
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rev ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: AN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AutoNation, Inc.
AutoNation, Inc.
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year
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rev ($mm)
$17,167.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$816.90
EBIT ($mm)
$724.40
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rev ($mm)
$5,103.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,123.00
EBIT ($mm)
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Transat A.T. Inc.
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year
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$3,714.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.56
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Employees
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GoerTek Inc.
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$2,079.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$388.72
EBIT ($mm)
$308.96
Net Income ($mm)
$222.70
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Ticker: CHRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charming Shoppes Inc.
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rev ($mm)
$2,064.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$48.63
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6500
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Ticker: MBT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manitoba Telecom Services, Inc.
Manitoba Telecom Services delivers innovative products and services to our business customers across Canada and to all market segments in Manitoba.They provide a broad range of solutions including high-speed internet, wireless, digital TV, converged IP networking, and unified communications.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,654.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$488.48
EBIT ($mm)
$277.93
Net Income ($mm)
$170.03
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HC2 Holdings, Inc.
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year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,629.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.22
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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OSI Systems, Inc.
OSI Systems, Inc.
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year
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$1,197.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.99
EBIT ($mm)
$111.95
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$77.95
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Infratil Limited
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$1,131.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$307.66
EBIT ($mm)
$192.56
Net Income ($mm)
$280.49
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RehabCare Group
RehabCare has been the market leader since 1982 in operating acute rehabilitation units in acute-care hospitals on a contract basis. We provide management and intensive therapy in acute rehab units for patients with diagnoses including stroke, orthopedic conditions, arthritis, spinal cord and traum
year
2009
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$869.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.07
EBIT ($mm)
$45.37
Net Income ($mm)
$22.96
Employees
9200
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IES Holdings, Inc.
IES Holdings, Inc.
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year
2017
rev ($mm)
$816.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.90
EBIT ($mm)
$16.11
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3532
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