Like ARI Network Services, Inc.

closed 8/29/2017 via PR Newswire

True Wind Capital, acquired ARI Network Services, Inc.

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc., a provider of SaaS, software tools and marketing services that help dealers, distributors and manufacturers Sell More Stuff, announced that it has been acquired by an affiliate of True Wind Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm focused on investing in leading technology companies.
buyer: True Wind Capital
True Wind Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity firm managing $560 million. True Wind is focused on investing in leading technology companies. True Wind is a value-added partner, providing support and expertise that is rooted in 50+ years of collective investing experience. "
target: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc., offers an award-winning suite of SaaS, software tools, and marketing services to help dealers, equipment manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets Sell More Stuff – online and in-store.
price ($mm)[EV]
$123 [$133]
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
21.1x
closed 5/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Shopify Inc., acquired Handshake Corp.

synopsis: E-commerce platform Shopify has acquired Handshake, a New York startup that offers a commerce platform for businesses that sell wholesale goods. The Handshake B2B Commerce platform makes buying and selling simple, intuitive and mobile. Sales reps and their customers can rapidly place orders on any device, anywhere, anytime.
buyer: Shopify Inc. (SHOP:$3,448.14)
Shopify is the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, brick-and-mortar locations and pop-up shops. "
target: Handshake Corp.
Handshake is the B2B eCommerce platform that helps manufacturers and distributors grow. The Handshake B2B Commerce platform makes buying and selling simple, intuitive and mobile. Sales reps and their customers can rapidly place orders on any device, anywhere, anytime.
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closed 4/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired Sellbrite

synopsis: GoDaddy has acquired Sellbrite, a company that enables brands and retailers to list and sell products effortlessly across multiple online sales channels and gain centralized control over inventory and orders. Sellbrite’s cloud-based, channel management platform integrates with many popular marketplaces and shopping carts.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$3,139.30)
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 18 million customers worldwide and 77 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. "
target: Sellbrite
Sellbrite enables brands & retailers to list and sell products effortlessly across multiple online sales channels and gain centralized control over inventory and orders. Sellbrite’s cloud-based, channel management platform integrates with many popular marketplaces and shopping carts.
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closed 11/16/2017 via PR Web

Shore Points Capital, acquired GenAlpha Technologies

synopsis: Shore Points Capital, a private equity firm based in New York, NY, is pleased to announce that it has led the acquisition of GenAlpha Technologies, LLC. Headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin, GenAlpha offers a comprehensive suite of software and services with a complete aftermarket solution for original equipment manufacturers.
buyer: Shore Points Capital
Shore Points Capital is a NY-based private equity firm focusing on equity investments in lower middle market businesses. Shore Points Capital has significant experience and track record investing across a variety of industries, with a particular emphasis on business-to-business/enterprise software. "
target: GenAlpha Technologies
Headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin, GenAlpha offers a comprehensive suite of software and services with a complete aftermarket solution for original equipment manufacturers.
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closed 11/7/2014 via BusinessWire

ChannelAdvisor, acquired E-Tale

synopsis: ChannelAdvisor Corporation, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to increase global sales, announced the acquisition of E-Tale Holdings Limited, a UK-based company that offers a leading global “Where to Buy” solution.
buyer: ChannelAdvisor (ECOM:$130.42)
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more. "
target: E-Tale
E-Tale provides Where to Buy functionality to multinational branded manufacturers in more than 30 countries. The Where to Buy solution allows brands to provide their website visitors with up-to-date information about the authorized resellers that carry their products and their availability.
price ($mm)
$8.20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/21/2012 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired CommerceInterface

synopsis: Groupon announced it has acquired CommerceInterface, a leading provider of web-based channel management technology that helps manufacturers, distributors and retailers succeed at managing their businesses and selling online.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: CommerceInterface
CommerceInterface provides e-commerce channel management solutions to help manufacturers, distributors and retailers succeed at managing their businesses and selling online. Their platform integrates customer products with the top online retail channels as a truly performance-based service.
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closed 6/20/2011 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired GSI Commerce Solutions

synopsis: eBay Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of GSI Commerce, Inc., a leading provider of ecommerce and interactive marketing services. With more than 180 customers across 14 merchandise categories, GSI has long-term commerce services relationships with leading retailers and brands.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: GSI Commerce Solutions
GSI Commerce enables ecommerce, multichannel retailing and digital marketing for global enterprises. GSI’s ecommerce services, which include technology, order management, payment processing, fulfillment and customer care, are available on a modular basis or as part of an integrated solution.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,215 [$2,139]
rev ($mm)
$1,358
EBITDA ($mm)
$104
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
20.5x
closed 12/2/2009 via BusinessWire

CDC Software, acquired Truition Inc.

synopsis: CDC Software Corporation, a global provider of enterprise software applications and services, announced that it completed the acquisitions of Truition Inc., a leading on-demand e-Commerce platform provider for retailers and brand manufacturers.
buyer parent: CDC Corporation
buyer: CDC Software
CDC Software, The Customer-Driven Company™, is a provider of enterprise software applications and services designed to help organizations deliver a superior customer experience, while increasing efficiencies and profitability. "
target: Truition Inc.
Founded in 1998, Truition is the leading On Demand eCommerce platform for retailers and manufacturers. Powering more than 150 ecommerce sites in 10 countries, Truition provides its client base with a unique combination of technology and professional services.
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closed 6/1/2018 via PR Newswire

Ansira, acquired Brand Protection Agency

synopsis: Ansira Partners, Inc., a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, announced its acquisition of Brand Protection Agency, a SaaS-based platform that provides manufacturers and brands with the ability to monitor, manage and communicate with their online reseller channels.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Ansira
Ansira, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, specializes in the integration of local and national marketing programs through marketing automation, data analytics, CRM and integrated media. "
target: Brand Protection Agency
Brand Protection Agency (BPA) is a SaaS-based platform that provides manufacturers and brands with the ability to monitor, manage and communicate with their online reseller channels.
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closed 5/30/2018 via Company Press Release

Dept Agency, acquired Factor-a

synopsis: factor-a, pioneer and one of the world’s leading Amazon agencies joins digital agency Dept. Cologne-based factor-a helps international brands in increasing their success on the Amazon platform. Factor-a provides manufacturers and brands with the decisive advantage for more sales on Amazon by combining intelligent software with agency performance.
buyer: Dept Agency
Dept is an international network of leading digital agencies. From their offices across Europe and the US, 500 talented and experienced people combine creativity, technology and data to deliver digital products and services that build brands, grow businesses and make people’s lives easier. "
target: Factor-a
Factor-a provides manufacturers and brands with the decisive advantage for more sales on Amazon by combining intelligent software with agency performance. factor-a is the result of strategic e-commerce consulting.
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announced 8/25/2016 via Company Press Release

Ascential plc, will acquire One Click Retail

synopsis: Ascential plc, the international, business-to-business, media company with a focused portfolio of market-leading events and information services products, agreed to acquire 100% of US-based e-commerce analytics provider Oneclickretail.com LLC. One Click Retail's Dashboard product provides insights to help customers drive sales throughout eCommerce.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Ascential plc (LSE:ASCL:$368.88)
Ascential is an international business-to-business media company. They inform and connect business professionals in more than 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. "
target: One Click Retail
One Click Retail is a market leader in eCommerce data measurement, sales analytics and search optimization for brand manufacturers in North America, Europe and Asia. Their accuracy is unrivaled in the marketplace, with proprietary sales calculations that are 98.5% accurate down to the SKU level.
price ($mm)
$44
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
9.0x
EV / EBITDA
12.9x
closed 9/14/2015 via PR Web

Aleyant Systems, LLC, acquired Keen Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Aleyant, an innovative leader in providing robust software services to the graphic communications industry at value-driven prices, announced it acquired San Francisco-based Keen’s web-to-print business. Aleyant’s acquisition includes Keen’s web-to-print technology platform, web-to-print customers and their name, logo and brand.
buyer: Aleyant Systems, LLC
Founded in 2005, Aleyant Systems is an innovative leader in providing robust software services to the graphic communications industry at value-driven prices. Its expertise lies in developing highly functional and flexible applications using the most current Web development technologies available. "
target: Keen Systems, Inc.
A venture­-backed, Silicon Valley start­up, Keen Systems enables print service providers to set up online stores to optimize business as the industry rapidly transitions to e­commerce.
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announced 5/4/2021 via Company Press Release

Infomedia Limited, will acquire SimplePart

synopsis: Infomedia Ltd, a leading software provider in parts, service and data insights solutions to the global automotive industry, will acquire SimplePart, an e-commerce platform for automakers. SimplePart's SaaS solutions allows OEMs and dealers to create user-friendly sites with secure e-commerce functionality.
buyer: Infomedia Limited (:$52.83)
Infomedia is a leading supplier of information solutions to the parts and service sector of the global automotive industry. Infomedia’s business solutions are currently used each business day by over 150,000 dealership personnel. They are produced in over 30 languages and at work in 186 countries. "
target: SimplePart
SimplePart is an e-commerce platform for automakers. SimplePart enables OEMs and dealers to sell their auto parts, accessories and services online. Their efficient SaaS solutions allows users to create user-friendly sites with secure e-commerce functionality.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/22/2017 via Company Press Release

Ascential plc, acquired Clavis Insight

synopsis: Ascential plc, the global business-to-business information company, announces the acquisition of Clavis Insight, a market leader in eCommerce analytics, with proprietary technology enabling consumer product companies to track and optimise the performance of their products across hundreds of retailer websites and mobile commerce sites globally.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Ascential plc (LSE:ASCL:$368.88)
Ascential is a business-to-business information company that informs and connects the business world in 150 countries through Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. They provide customers with content and connections empowering their businesses to be the best informed and best connected. "
target: Clavis Insight
Clavis Insight is a market leader in eCommerce analytics, with proprietary technology enabling consumer product companies to track and optimise the performance of their products across hundreds of retailer websites and mobile commerce sites globally.
price ($mm)
$119
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
16.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/22/2012 via Forbes

eBay, will acquire WHI Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: eBay has agreed to acquire WHI Solutions, a Rye Brook, New York-based provider of software and digital catalog solutions for auto parts distributors and retailers. The company said that the deal will enable its eBay Motors business to improve parts selection for customers while allowing sellers to reach more buyers.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: WHI Solutions, Inc.
WHI Solutions provides web based eBusiness solutions to the Transportation Market. Its solutions include eCommerce, eCatalog, Distribution Management and Business Intelligence. Its core customers are Automotive and Heavy Duty Parts sellers and Service Providers.
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closed 5/26/2021 via PR Newswire

SyBridge Technologies, acquired Toolstats

synopsis: SyBridge Technologies, a global technology leader in value-added design and production solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Toolstats software. Toolstats is an online data management and tool tracking platform. Toolstats offers custom storage solutions and easy file sharing.
buyer parent: Crestview Partners
buyer: SyBridge Technologies
SyBridge Technologies is a platform created in 2019 to acquire and integrate tooling and mold companies to build a global technological leader. SyBridge builds and integrates tooling and mold companies to create a global technological leader that provides value-added design and production solutions."
target: Toolstats
Toolstats is an online data management and tool tracking platform. Toolstats offers custom storage solutions and easy file sharing. With dedicated sections for tool setup and design information, critical tooling data is easily available when needed.
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closed 12/5/2017 via BusinessWire

AspenTech, purchased Cipher IIoT from RtTech Software

synopsis: Aspen Technology, Inc., the asset optimization software company, announced it has acquired the Cipher Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) cloud-native software and edge connectivity assets of RtTech Software Inc., a leading Industrial Apps provider in New Brunswick, Canada.
buyer: AspenTech (AZPN:$590.18)
AspenTech is a leading software supplier for optimizing asset performance. Their products thrive in complex, industrial environments where it is critical to optimize the asset design, operation and maintenance lifecycle. "
seller: RtTech Software
The acquisition includes the Cipher Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) cloud-native software and edge connectivity assets of RtTech Software Inc., a leading Industrial Apps provider in New Brunswick, Canada.
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announced 8/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire SeeControl

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed an agreement to acquire SeeControl, a San Francisco-based developer of an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service platform.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,790.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: SeeControl
SeeControl is a San Francisco-based developer of an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service platform. The SeeControl service helps manufacturers and systems integrators connect, analyze, control, and manage remote products, things, and assets and create new service revenue opportunities.
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cancelled 10/9/2015 via Market Wire

American Green, cancelled an acquisition of TrackX, LLC

synopsis: American Green, Inc. announced that it has terminated the previously-signed Purchase and Sale Agreement announced on June 28, 2015, under the terms of the newly signed Reseller Agreement. The current share price, combined with other strategic and operational initiatives have hindered the company's ability to complete the acquisition at this time.
buyer: American Green (OTCPK:ERBB:$0.05)
American Green, Corp. serves the medical cannabis industry beginning with the introduction of the company's proprietary ZaZZZ machine developed to automate dispensing of cannabis-based medicines. American Green is involved in cultivation, manufacturing and extraction, retail, and community outreach."
target: TrackX, LLC (TSXV:TKX:$4.17)
TrackX provides enterprise asset tracking and management solutions that improve the visibility, accuracy and utilization of a company's mission-critical assets. Its cloud-based, auto-ID-enabled solutions combine highly configurable software and implementation services with technology hardware.
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closed 11/15/2016 via Reuters

General Electric Company, acquired Bit Stew Systems

synopsis: General Electric said it has acquired two tech startups to build its artificial intelligence capability. GE said the acquisition of Bit Stew Systems will expand its Predix platform for industrial internet applications, which connects big machines such as power plants and aircraft engines to databases and analytical software.
buyer: General Electric Company (GE:$121,615.00)
GE brings together the physical and digital worlds. In its labs and factories and on the ground with customers, GE is inventing the next industrial era to move, power, build and cure the world. "
target: Bit Stew Systems
Bit Stew Systems provides the premier platform for handling complex data integration, data analysis, and predictive automation for connected devices on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
price ($mm)
$153
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/29/2017 via PR Newswire

True Wind Capital, acquired ARI Network Services, Inc.

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc., a provider of SaaS, software tools and marketing services that help dealers, distributors and manufacturers Sell More Stuff, announced that it has been acquired by an affiliate of True Wind Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm focused on investing in leading technology companies.
buyer: True Wind Capital
True Wind Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity firm managing $560 million. True Wind is focused on investing in leading technology companies. True Wind is a value-added partner, providing support and expertise that is rooted in 50+ years of collective investing experience. "
target: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc., offers an award-winning suite of SaaS, software tools, and marketing services to help dealers, equipment manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets Sell More Stuff – online and in-store.
price ($mm)[EV]
$123 [$133]
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
21.1x
closed 11/2/2016 via Company Press Release

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired Auction123, Inc

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc., announced that it has acquired Auction123, Inc., a leading provider of software and services to help dealers in selected vertical markets manage and feed inventory information to online marketplaces to drive more sales and leads.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. offers an SaaS and marketing services to help dealers, manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets. Their products are powered by a proprietary data repository of original equipment and aftermarket electronic content. "
target: Auction123, Inc
Founded in 2001, Auction123, Inc is the leading provider of website development, inventory management, and online marketing solutions for dealerships of all categories including Automotive, RV & Camper, Powersports, Motorcycle, Marine, Trailer, Commercial Truck, and Aviation.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
8.0x
closed 7/14/2015 via GlobeNewswire

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired Direct Communications Inc.

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc. announced that it has acquired Direct Communications Inc. (DCi). DCi is the leading provider of differentiated product content and electronic catalog software serving manufacturers, distributors, jobbers and independent retailers.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. offers an award-winning suite of data-driven software tools and marketing services to help dealers, equipment manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets Sell More Stuff!™ – online and in-store. "
target: Direct Communications Inc.
Direct Communications, Inc. (DCi) has become the leader in business-to-business communications solutions “connecting buyers and sellers.” DCi has solutions to help manufacturers, distributors and independent retailers sell online using enhanced product content to drive turnkey online stores.
price ($mm)
$8.25
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closed 4/28/2015 via GlobeNewswire

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired TASCO Corporation

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of TASCO Corporation. The company's business management software suite is designed exclusively for retailers, repair centers, wholesalers, distributors and re-manufacturers in the automotive tire and wheel aftermarket.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. offers an award-winning suite of data-driven software tools and marketing services to help dealers, equipment manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets Sell More Stuff!™ – online and in-store. "
target: TASCO Corporation
TASCO Corporation has served the automotive tire and wheel aftermarket since 1992 with its flagship business management software, TireWorks® HD, which integrates with TASCO's TireTrader® and TireDataCentral™, as well as other leading aftermarket-specific information and service providers.
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closed 10/1/2014 via GlobeNewswire

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired TCS Technologies

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc. announced that it has acquired TCS Technologies, a leading provider of software, websites and digital marketing services designed exclusively for dealers, wholesalers, retreaders and manufacturers within the automotive tire and wheel vertical.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. offers an award-winning suite of data-driven software tools and marketing services to help dealers, equipment manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets Sell More Stuff!™ – online and in-store. "
target: TCS Technologies
TCS Technologies is a leading provider of software, websites and digital marketing services designed exclusively for dealers, wholesalers, retreaders and manufacturers within the automotive tire and wheel vertical.
price ($mm)
$9.14
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closed 11/5/2013 via GlobeNewswire

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired Duo Web Solutions

synopsis: ARI Network Services, a leading provider of website, software and data solutions that help dealers, distributors, and manufacturers Sell More Stuff!™, announced that it acquired Duo Web Solutions, the leading provider of social media and online marketing services for the powersports industry.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. is a leader in creating, marketing, and supporting software, software as a service and data as a service solutions that enhance revenue and reduce costs for their customers. "
target: Duo Web Solutions
Duo Web Solutions is the leading social media and online marketing service provider for the powersports industry.
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closed 11/29/2012 via PR Newswire

ARI Network Services, Inc., purchased Retail Division Assets from 50 Below Inc

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc. will acquire the retail division assets of Fifty Below Sales & Marketing, Inc. The retail division of 50 Below is a leading provider of eCommerce websites in the powersports, automotive tire & wheel aftermarket, medical equipment and pool and spa industries.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. is a leader in creating, marketing, and supporting software, software as a service and data as a service solutions that enhance revenue and reduce costs for their customers. "
seller: 50 Below Inc
50 Below designs, develops, maintains, and constantly upgrades large-scale web applications for corporate enterprises with large networks of dealerships, agents/advisors, and franchisees. 50 Below hosts over 100,000 retailer and agent/advisor websites and ecommerce stores.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/20/2012 via PR Newswire

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired Ready2Ride, Inc.

synopsis: ARI Network Services, a leader in creating, marketing, and supporting SaaS and DaaS solutions that connect consumers, dealers, distributors, and manufacturers in select vertical markets, announced that it has acquired Ready2Ride Inc., the first-to-market and leading provider of enhanced aftermarket fitment data for the powersports industry.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. is a leader in creating, marketing, and supporting software, software as a service and data as a service solutions that enhance revenue and reduce costs for their customers. "
target: Ready2Ride, Inc.
Ready2Ride has a database with over 8 million links from parts to bikes. It also provides part name, full descriptions, images, attributes, along with notes and fitment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$0.60 [$1.00]
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closed 4/27/2009 via BusinessWire

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired Channel Blade Technologies Corp.

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc. has announced that it is acquiring the assets of Channel Blade Technologies Corp., the leading provider of websites, lead management and marketing automation solutions in the marine and recreation vehicle markets.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. is a leading provider of electronic parts catalogs and related technology and services to increase sales and profits for dealers, distributors and manufacturers in the manufactured equipment markets. "
target: Channel Blade Technologies Corp.
Channel Blade provides award-winning online marketing, lead management and sales education solutions that drive customers from the Web to the showroom, increasing traffic and sales for thousands of manufacturers and dealers in the marine, RV and powersports industries.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6.02 [$6.82]
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/26/2007 via BusinessWire

ARI Network Services, Inc., acquired OC-Net, Inc.

synopsis: ARI, a leading provider of technology-enabled business solutions that help equipment dealers, distributors and manufacturers build sales and profits, announced that it has closed the acquisition of OC-Net, Inc. of Cypress, California. OC-Net provides website development and hosting services to the Power Sports market.
buyer: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc. is a leading provider of electronic parts catalogs and related technology and services to increase sales and profits for dealers, distributors and manufacturers in the manufactured equipment markets. "
target: OC-Net, Inc.
OC-Net, located in Cypress, CA, is a web services firm, specializing in online business applications. Since 1996 OC-Net has provided a complete line of services utilizing state-of-the-art technologies, including Web Design, Web Hosting, E-commerce and Network Consulting.
price ($mm)
$2.88
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
36.0x
announced 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

True Wind Capital, will acquire Open Lending. Inc.

synopsis: Open Lending, LLC, a leading provider of lending enablement and risk analytics solutions to financial institutions, will be acquired by Nebula Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by True Wind Capital, L.P. Open Lending is a lending enablement platform for automotive finance powered by proprietary data.
buyer: True Wind Capital
True Wind Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity firm focused on investing in leading technology companies with a broad mandate including software, data analytics, tech-enabled services, internet, financial technology, and hardware. "
target: Open Lending. Inc.
Open Lending, through its flagship product, Lenders Protection, offers loan analytics, risk-based pricing, risk modeling and default insurance, ensuring profitable auto loan portfolios for financial institutions throughout the United States.
price ($mm)
$1,300
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$109
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
11.9x
closed 8/29/2017 via PR Newswire

True Wind Capital, acquired ARI Network Services, Inc.

synopsis: ARI Network Services, Inc., a provider of SaaS, software tools and marketing services that help dealers, distributors and manufacturers Sell More Stuff, announced that it has been acquired by an affiliate of True Wind Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm focused on investing in leading technology companies.
buyer: True Wind Capital
True Wind Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity firm managing $560 million. True Wind is focused on investing in leading technology companies. True Wind is a value-added partner, providing support and expertise that is rooted in 50+ years of collective investing experience. "
target: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS:$51.16)
ARI Network Services, Inc., offers an award-winning suite of SaaS, software tools, and marketing services to help dealers, equipment manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets Sell More Stuff – online and in-store.
price ($mm)[EV]
$123 [$133]
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
21.1x
announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

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

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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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:$4,833.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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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 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

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