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closed 7/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Alchemy Systems LP, acquired Wisetail

synopsis: Alchemy Systems, the world’s largest training company for the food and retail sectors, has acquired Wisetail. Wisetail has gained wide acclaim for providing restaurants, retailers, and franchises a modern employee learning and engagement platform so that they can deliver a consistent guest experience and foster a great work environment.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Alchemy Systems LP
Alchemy is the global leader in innovative solutions that help companies train and engage with their workforces. More than 2.5 million frontline workers at 35,000 locations use Alchemy’s tailored learning, communications, and performance programs. "
target: Wisetail
Wisetail has gained wide acclaim for providing restaurants, retailers, and franchises a modern employee learning and engagement platform so that they can deliver a consistent guest experience and foster a great work environment.
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closed 6/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Restaurant365, LLC, acquired Compeat

synopsis: Restaurant365, the leading all-in-one restaurant management platform, has acquired Compeat, a leading provider of feature-rich restaurant back office, workforce, and business intelligence software. The acquisition extends Restaurant365’s leadership in the space and further enables its commitment to helping restaurants thrive.
buyer: Restaurant365, LLC
Restaurant365 is the industry leading all-in-one, accounting, inventory, scheduling, payroll and HR solution developed specifically for restaurants. The R365 platform simplifies day-to-day management for restaurant operators, allowing them to control food costs and optimize labor costs. "
target parent: Serent Capital
target: Compeat
Compeat is the leading provider of innovative accounting, back office, workforce, and business intelligence solutions designed specifically for restaurants. Compeat’s solutions are designed to maximize restaurant profitability and control prime cost through actionable business intelligence.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Toast, Inc., acquired StratEx Partners, LLC

synopsis: Toast, an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform, announced it acquired StratEx, a leading provider of HR and payroll software for restaurants. StratEx’s HR software and consulting services help restaurants automate applicant tracking, scheduling, payroll, benefits, and labor law compliance.
buyer: Toast, Inc.
Toast is an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform. As a cloud-based system built specifically for restaurants, Toast offers advanced functionality including tableside ordering, quick menu modifications, real-time enterprise reporting, online ordering, and labor management. "
target: StratEx Partners, LLC
StratEx is a leading provider of HR and payroll software for restaurants. StratEx’s HR software and consulting services help restaurants automate applicant tracking, scheduling, payroll, benefits, and labor law compliance.
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closed 2/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Appriss Retail, acquired LP Software, Inc.

synopsis: Appriss Retail, the industry leader in retail performance improvement solutions, announced the acquisition of LP Software, a leading developer of loss prevention and risk mitigation solutions. LP Software has a broad, diverse, and global customer base of more than 150 retailers, many new to the Appriss Retail family.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Appriss Retail
Appriss Retail optimizes retailers’ performance using predictive analytics to cut shrink, unlock sales opportunities, and protect margin. The company’s analytical insights drive action throughout the retail organization, including operations, loss prevention, marketing, and finance. "
target: LP Software, Inc.
LP Software, Inc. is an industry leader in incident management and compliance auditing software that is easy to use, powerful, and saves customers time and money. Their flexible solutions streamline a company’s loss prevention, operations, employee relations, and risk management departments.
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closed 6/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Access Group, acquired Selima Ltd.

synopsis: The Access Group, one of the UK's leading providers of software to mid-market customers, has completed the acquisition of Selima Limited. Selima is a prominent provider of cloud-based workforce management software and managed payroll services, particularly in the Retail and Hospitality and Education sectors.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
The Access Group is a leading provider of integrated business application software to middle-market companies across a number of focused verticals. The Access Group's software portfolio spans ERP, finance, human resources, payroll, business intelligence and numerous vertical specific applications. "
target parent: YFM Equity Partners Limited
target: Selima Ltd.
Selima is a prominent provider of cloud-based workforce management software and managed payroll services, particularly in the Retail and Hospitality and Education sectors.
price ($mm)
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$6
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closed 3/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

British Smaller Companies VCT plc, acquired Selima Ltd.

synopsis: British Smaller Companies VCT 2 plc and British Smaller Companies Vct Plc, funds managed by YFM Equity Partners Limited, acquired a majority stake in Selima from Mark Kinnell in a management buy-in. Selima Ltd. designs and develops human resource management software.
buyer parent: YFM Equity Partners Limited
buyer: British Smaller Companies VCT plc (LSE:$1.17)
British Smaller Companies VCT plc is a venture capital trust of YFM Private Equity specializing in investments in quoted and unquoted companies listed on alternative investment market in the United Kingdom. "
target parent: YFM Equity Partners Limited
target: Selima Ltd.
Selima is a UK based company that provides software solutions and managed services to all sectors of the market, with a focus on public sector organisations and large businesses.
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$3.17
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closed 6/10/2013 via BusinessWire

Agilysys, Inc., acquired TimeManagement Corporation

synopsis: Agilysys, Inc., a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software, services and solutions, announced that it has acquired the assets of TimeManagement Corporation, a privately-owned Minneapolis-based technology provider with solutions that streamline workforce management environments for hospitality operators.
buyer: Agilysys, Inc. (AGYS:$238.42)
Agilysys is a leading developer and marketer of proprietary enterprise software, services and solutions to the hospitality and retail industries. The Company specializes in market-leading point-of-sale, property management, inventory and procurement, and mobile and wireless solutions. "
target: TimeManagement Corporation
TimeManagement is a privately held company dedicated to the mission of providing superior enterprise-wide software and complete service solutions to streamline workforce management environments for hospitality and food service operators.
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$1.80
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announced 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Kerridge Commercial Systems, will acquire Integrity SA

synopsis: Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), a global company headquartered in the UK, has reached an agreement to acquire Integrity Software, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and its successful suite of products. Integrity Software has a 20-year history of delivering retail and ERP solutions to the retail and distributive trades.
buyer: Kerridge Commercial Systems
Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) offers advanced, fully integrated ERP systems in trade, wholesale and distribution. KCS is the market-leading provider of solutions, with over 1,100 distributive trade customers worldwide, focusing on wholesaler, distributor, retailer and merchant sectors. "
target: Integrity SA
Integrity Software has a 20-year history of delivering retail and ERP solutions to the retail and distributive trades. They are market leaders in Retail, Payroll & HR and ERP software solutions.
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announced 8/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Mad Mobile, will acquire Cake Corporation

synopsis: Mad Mobile, Inc., a leading mobile platform for enterprise restaurants and retailers, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire CAKE, a restaurant technology company based in Silicon Valley and owned by Sysco Corporation. The CAKE Point-of-Sale (POS) solution serves more than 5,000 restaurant locations.
buyer: Mad Mobile
Mad Mobile is an Apple Mobility Partner for enterprise retail and restaurants. Mad Mobile's unique technology modernizes legacy POS systems to launch mobile-first experiences for employees and customers including Mobile POS, Mobile Ordering, Self-Checkout, Contactless Payment, and Curbside Pickup. "
target parent: Sysco Corporation (SYY)
target: Cake Corporation
CAKE is a company offering restaurant-specific technology solutions. CAKE's platform seamlessly integrates front and back of house restaurant operations, allowing restaurant owners and operators to achieve unparalleled visibility into and control over their POS and other business operations.
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closed 6/9/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

WorkForce Software, acquired WorkPlace Systems

synopsis: WorkForce Software announced that it has acquired Workplace, the leading cloud-based employee scheduling solution for retail and hospitality, with offices in the United Kingdom, the U.S., and Australia.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: WorkForce Software
As the leader in cloud-based workforce management, WorkForce Software is 'Making Work Easy' for employers around the globe. Their tailored solutions empower enterprise and mid-sized organizations to fully automate time, labor, and workforce scheduling processes. "
target parent: LDC Limited
target: WorkPlace Systems
Workplace helps consumer-facing businesses enable true workforce flexibility and collaboration, supporting both employee work/life balance and business objectives. Their SaaS products create smart schedules that are optimized to deliver improved customer experience and revenue growth.
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closed 4/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Nalanda

synopsis: Providence Strategic Growth, the growth equity affiliate of asset management firm Providence Equity Partners, has acquired a majority stake in Nalanda Global, a Spanish provider of supplier risk management software solutions. Nalanda provides cloud document management solutions for supplier’s validation, compliance, time control and invoicing.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier asset management firm with over $44 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence has invested in more than 170 companies and is a leading equity investment firm focused on the media, communications, education, software, and services industries. "
target: Nalanda
Nalanda is a Spanish provider of supplier risk management software solutions. Nalanda provides cloud-based document management solutions for business activity coordination, supplier’s validation, compliance, time & access control and electronic invoicing.
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closed 9/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

gatherDocs, LLC merged with Efficient Hire, LLC,

synopsis: gatherDocs is excited to announce its merger with Efficient Hire, an employee onboarding software company based in Littleton, Colorado. gatherDocs is a mobile applicant tracking solution primarily for hourly employers. Based in Philadelphia, gatherDocs provides HR departments with a solution to streamline recruiting.
buyer parent: Efficient Forms, LLC
buyer: Efficient Hire, LLC
Efficient Hire is an onboarding solution intended to fully optimize the way that Human Resources Departments handle employee paperwork. Efficient Hire's interview uses the Transaction Origination Platform (TOP) to give one succinct interview. The answers are then overlaid onto the appropriate forms."
target: gatherDocs, LLC
gatherDocs is a mobile hiring platform for the retail and service-industry. gatherDocs saves employers lots of time and money by streamlining the hiring process with industry-specific management and filtering features, while providing applicants with an intuitive mobile hiring experience.
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closed 6/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Toast, Inc., acquired xtraCHEF

synopsis: Toast, the end-to-end cloud platform purpose-built for the restaurant community, has acquired xtraCHEF, a suite of back office tools for restaurants, including accounts payable automation and inventory management.
buyer: Toast, Inc.
Toast is an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform. As a cloud-based system built specifically for restaurants, Toast offers advanced functionality including tableside ordering, quick menu modifications, real-time enterprise reporting, online ordering, and labor management. "
target: xtraCHEF
xtraCHEF is a suite of back office tools for restaurants, including accounts payable automation and inventory management. xtraCHEF arms operators to take control of rising inventory costs, automate accounts payable, and streamline back office tasks to increase overall profitability.
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closed 6/9/2021 via BusinessWire

MAPAL Group, acquired Easilys

synopsis: MAPAL Group, a European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions, has acquired Easilys, a leading multi-site restaurant and kitchen management software provider based in France. Easilys offers a web-based multi-site management software solution that allows restaurateurs to manage, supply and control their restaurants.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: MAPAL Group
MAPAL Group is a European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions. MAPAL offers workforce management, business analytics, and back office solutions to helps their clients optimize their business, reduce costs, and offer better services. "
target: Easilys
Easilys is a leading multi-site restaurant and kitchen management software provider based in France. Easilys offers a web-based multi-site management software solution that allows restaurateurs to manage, supply and control their restaurants without any particular IT skills.
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closed 12/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed POS, acquired Upserve, Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed POS Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms, announced it has acquired Upserve Inc., a leading restaurant management cloud-software company based in Rhode Island and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company.
buyer: Lightspeed POS (TSX:LSPD:$221.73)
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. "
target: Upserve, Inc.
Upserve Inc. is a leading restaurant management cloud-software company based in Rhode Island and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company. Upserve is an all-in-one restaurant platform that enables restaurants to run smarter.
price ($mm)
$430
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$40
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closed 8/11/2020 via BusinessWire

SpotOn, acquired Seatninja

synopsis: SpotOn Transact, Inc, a leading software and payments company, announced it has acquired Seatninja, a reservation management company whose technology stack helps restaurants connect with their customers and grow revenue.
buyer: SpotOn
SpotOn is a cutting-edge payments and software company redefining merchant services. SpotOn brings together payment processing, customer engagement and business management solutions, giving merchants richer data and tools that empower them to more effectively run and grow their business. "
target: Seatninja
Seatninja is a reservation management company whose technology stack helps restaurants connect with their customers and grow revenue. Their tool can be seamlessly integrated with other technologies used by a full service restaurant.
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Verdane Capital, acquired BrightPearl

synopsis: Verdane Capital, the Northern European specialist growth equity investor, has acquired UK-based Brightpearl, a provider of market-leading operations platform for retailers, wholesalers, and brands. Brightpearl’s SaaS solution automates the back office so merchants can focus on growing their business.
buyer: Verdane Capital
Norway-based Verdane is a specialist growth equity investment firm that partners with ambitious Northern European tech-enabled businesses to help them reach the next stage of international growth. "
target: BrightPearl
UK-based Brightpearl is a retail operations platform for retailers and wholesalers. The company’s complete back-office solution includes financial management, inventory and sales order management, purchasing and supplier management, CRM, fulfillment, warehouse, and logistics.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Total Specific Solutions, acquired FDT AB

synopsis: Total Specific Solutions (TSS), the European Vertical Market Software group of Constellation Software Inc., has acquired FDT AB from Elon Group, a Nordic alliance that operates over 500 retail stores. FDT is one of the market leaders in Sweden for retail solutions. FDT offers a modern cloud-based POS system and a back-office ERP system.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Total Specific Solutions
Headquartered in The Netherlands, Total Specific Solutions has over 50 independently managed software Business Units. They offer them financial security, strategic guidance and share their best practices so that they can be leaders in their respective domains. "
target parent: Elon Group AB
target: FDT AB
FDT is one of the market leaders in Sweden for retail solutions. FDT offers a suite of software solutions for retailers. Their Excellence Retail solution is a modern cloud-based POS system. Their Avance solution is a back-office ERP system that covers all retail store processes.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

MBO Partenaires, acquired Sequoiasoft SAS

synopsis: MBO Partenaires, an independent private equity firm in France, has acquired a majority stake in Sequoiasoft, a French management software developer that specializes in the hospitality, restaurant, outdoor accommodation and wellness industries. Sequoiasoft enables businesses to simplify their daily tasks and focus on welcoming their clients.
buyer: MBO Partenaires
Founded in 2002 and wholly owned by its management team, MBO Partenaires is an independent private equity firm in France with an entrepreneurial mindset. MBO Partenaires supports French SMEs in their growth projects. The firm also supports Spanish, Belgian and Swiss companies. "
target: Sequoiasoft SAS
Sequoiasoft is a French management software developer that specializes in the hospitality, restaurant, outdoor accommodation and wellness industries. Sequoiasoft enables businesses to simplify their daily tasks and focus on welcoming their clients and winning their loyalty.
price ($mm)
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$24
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Universe Group plc, acquired Celtech

synopsis: Universe Group plc, an innovative British financial technology company, has acquired Celtech Software Group, an Irish developer of retail and wholesale management solutions (RMS). Celtech's ab-initio solution is a cloud-based RMS offering that enables operators to control all aspects of their business with full reporting, insights and analytics.
buyer: Universe Group plc (AIM:UNG:$26.32)
Universe Group plc is an innovative British financial technology company. Through their trading arm, HTEC Limited, the group designs, builds, and supports point of sale, payment and loyalty systems. Their systems are used in 5,700 retail sites and processes over 6 billion transactions each year. "
target: Celtech
Celtech is an Irish developer of retail and wholesale management solutions (RMS). Celtech's ab-initio solution is a cloud-based RMS offering that enables large, multi-site operators to control all aspects of their business with full reporting, insights and analytics.
price ($mm)
$6.48*
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$3
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closed 7/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Alchemy Systems LP, acquired Wisetail

synopsis: Alchemy Systems, the world’s largest training company for the food and retail sectors, has acquired Wisetail. Wisetail has gained wide acclaim for providing restaurants, retailers, and franchises a modern employee learning and engagement platform so that they can deliver a consistent guest experience and foster a great work environment.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Alchemy Systems LP
Alchemy is the global leader in innovative solutions that help companies train and engage with their workforces. More than 2.5 million frontline workers at 35,000 locations use Alchemy’s tailored learning, communications, and performance programs. "
target: Wisetail
Wisetail has gained wide acclaim for providing restaurants, retailers, and franchises a modern employee learning and engagement platform so that they can deliver a consistent guest experience and foster a great work environment.
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closed 8/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Intertek Group plc, acquired Alchemy Systems LP

synopsis: Alchemy Systems, a global leader in frontline workforce training and communications, announced that Intertek Group plc, the Total Quality Assurance provider to a range of industries world-wide, has acquired Alchemy from The Riverside Company.
buyer: Intertek Group plc (LSE:ITRK:$3,555.52)
Based in London, Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Their network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for their customers’ operations and supply chains. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Alchemy Systems LP
Alchemy is the global leader in innovative solutions that help companies train and engage with their workforces. More than 3 million frontline workers at 50,000 locations use Alchemy’s tailored learning, communications, and performance programs.
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$480
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closed 7/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Alchemy Systems LP, acquired Wisetail

synopsis: Alchemy Systems, the world’s largest training company for the food and retail sectors, has acquired Wisetail. Wisetail has gained wide acclaim for providing restaurants, retailers, and franchises a modern employee learning and engagement platform so that they can deliver a consistent guest experience and foster a great work environment.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Alchemy Systems LP
Alchemy is the global leader in innovative solutions that help companies train and engage with their workforces. More than 2.5 million frontline workers at 35,000 locations use Alchemy’s tailored learning, communications, and performance programs. "
target: Wisetail
Wisetail has gained wide acclaim for providing restaurants, retailers, and franchises a modern employee learning and engagement platform so that they can deliver a consistent guest experience and foster a great work environment.
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closed 1/23/2013 via AP - Associated Press

The Riverside Company, acquired Alchemy Systems LP

synopsis: The Riverside Company has acquired Alchemy Systems of Austin, Texas, a provider of food and workplace safety training solutions delivered through a SaaS model. Alchemy serves more than 300 customers in the food manufacturing, processing, farming and retail industries, including some of the largest and most well-known brands in the world.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to €200 million. The firm partners with strong management teams and enhances its investments through acquisitions and operational growth. "
target: Alchemy Systems LP
Alchemy is the global leader in food and workplace safety training for production workers. Companies use Alchemy to increase productivity, reduce food safety incidents, and lower compliance risk.
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closed 6/20/2006 via BusinessWire

Alchemy Training Systems, LP, acquired Alchemy Studios Ltd

synopsis: Alchemy Training Systems has acquired affiliate Alchemy Studios and renamed the combined company Alchemy Systems. Following last year's acquisition of Avatar Technology, the company now employs 60 in the creation and deployment of professional development solutions.
buyer: Alchemy Training Systems, LP
Alchemy Training Systems creates and sells innovative, interactive computer-based training solutions that help our customers increase profitability, productivity and regulatory compliance by effectively training entry-level workers. "
target: Alchemy Studios Ltd
AlAlchemy Studios boasts one of the few fully-equipped soundstage and multimedia production studios in Central Texas. Capabilities include design and deployment of customized educational tools, video production, motion capture and web content creation.
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closed 8/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Intertek Group plc, acquired Alchemy Systems LP

synopsis: Alchemy Systems, a global leader in frontline workforce training and communications, announced that Intertek Group plc, the Total Quality Assurance provider to a range of industries world-wide, has acquired Alchemy from The Riverside Company.
buyer: Intertek Group plc (LSE:ITRK:$3,555.52)
Based in London, Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Their network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for their customers’ operations and supply chains. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Alchemy Systems LP
Alchemy is the global leader in innovative solutions that help companies train and engage with their workforces. More than 3 million frontline workers at 50,000 locations use Alchemy’s tailored learning, communications, and performance programs.
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closed 1/23/2013 via AP - Associated Press

The Riverside Company, acquired Alchemy Systems LP

synopsis: The Riverside Company has acquired Alchemy Systems of Austin, Texas, a provider of food and workplace safety training solutions delivered through a SaaS model. Alchemy serves more than 300 customers in the food manufacturing, processing, farming and retail industries, including some of the largest and most well-known brands in the world.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to €200 million. The firm partners with strong management teams and enhances its investments through acquisitions and operational growth. "
target: Alchemy Systems LP
Alchemy is the global leader in food and workplace safety training for production workers. Companies use Alchemy to increase productivity, reduce food safety incidents, and lower compliance risk.
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closed 6/5/2013 via BusinessWire

Xerox Corporation, acquired LearnSomething, Inc.

synopsis: Xerox is acquiring LearnSomething, Inc., the leading provider of custom e-learning solutions and consumer education for the food, drug and healthcare industries. LearnSomething currently delivers industry information and educational programs to 85 percent of all U.S. retail pharmacy chains, reaching more than 110,000 retail pharmacists.
buyer: Xerox Corporation (XRX:$10,610.00)
Xerox Corporation is the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management. Its technology, expertise and services enable workplaces to simplify the way work gets done so they operate more effectively and focus more on what matters most: their real business. "
target: LearnSomething, Inc.
LearnSomething is the leading provider of custom eLearning solutions and consumer education for the food, drug and healthcare industries. LearnSomething provides retailers with Web-based information programs to meet regulatory, operational, continuing education and internal systems training needs.
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announced 10/30/2019 via BusinessWire

Procurant, will purchase SureCheck from PAR Technology Corporation

synopsis: Procurant, a technology company transforming the global food supply chain, will acquire the SureCheck mobile food safety solutions and monitoring business from ParTech Inc. SureCheck is an automated solution that provides checklist management for Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points food safety programs and employee-assigned tasks.
buyer: Procurant
Procurant is transforming the global food supply chain providing blockchain and IoT-enabled software and services to reduce waste, increase visibility, improve food safety, and digitize business from production to consumption. "
seller: PAR Technology Corporation (PAR:$180.96)
SureCheck is a mobile client-based, automated solution that provides checklist management for Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) food safety programs and employee-assigned tasks.
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closed 3/25/2021 via PR Web

TPC Training, acquired AboveTraining.com

synopsis: TPC Training, a leader in workforce training, performance, and compliance solutions, announced the acquisition of Above Training, an eLearning company that specializes in partnering with regulatory agencies and customers to deliver food safety training to the restaurant, hospitality, and food retail industries.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: TPC Training
TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, safety, and operator training, with complete solutions for a 21st century workforce to acquire, apply, and adapt essential technical and safety skills. They offer a variety of training methods, including online, live, operator training, and job simulations."
target: AboveTraining.com
AboveTraining, through its division, StateFoodSafety, provides online food safety education programs to food handlers, food managers, alcohol servers, health departments, and food service companies throughout the country.
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closed 1/6/2021 via PR Newswire

FoodChain ID, acquired Viaware

synopsis: FoodChain ID, a provider of technology-enabled food safety, quality, and sustainability solutions, has acquired Viaware, a Dutch food contact risk assessment and supply-chain-compliance-solutions provider. Viaware offers a cloud-based solution that enables food companies to manage compliance, create customized Declarations of Compliance, and more.
buyer parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
buyer: FoodChain ID
The FoodChain ID provides integrated food safety and food quality solutions that address the challenges and opportunities in the rapidly evolving food industry. FoodChain ID helps companies navigate the increasingly regulated global food economy. "
target: Viaware
Viaware is a Dutch food contact risk assessment and integrated supply-chain-compliance-solutions provider. Viaware offers a cloud-based solution that enables food companies to manage packaging products and raw materials compliance, create customized Declarations of Compliance, and more.
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closed 11/21/2016 via BusinessWire

The Climate Corporation, acquired VitalFields

synopsis: The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced the acquisition of VitalFields, a European farm management software company based in Tallinn, Estonia. The VitalFields team will join The Climate Corporation, strengthening the company’s efforts to deliver industry-leading digital technologies to farmers around the world.
buyer parent: Monsanto
buyer: The Climate Corporation
The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company, aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software, hardware and insurance products. "
target: VitalFields
Founded in 2012, VitalFields is the fastest growing Farm Management System in Europe with over 500 000 hectares and over 6000 agriculture firms under management. VitalFields offers online tools from planning, operational management to compliance reporting for farmers.
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closed 2/18/2021 via BusinessWire

MAPAL Software, acquired GetCompliant

synopsis: MAPAL Software, the European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions, has acquired GetCompliant, a leading compliance and operations management solution provider in the Nordics. GetCompliant offers a cloud-based software system that helps retail and restaurant chains to save time and secure compliance.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: MAPAL Software
MAPAL Software is a European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions. MAPAL offers workforce management, business analytics, and back office solutions to helps their clients optimize their business, reduce costs, and offer better services. "
target: GetCompliant
GetCompliant is a leading compliance and operations management solution provider in the Nordics. GetCompliant helps retail and restaurant chains to save time and secure compliance. Their cloud-based system includes solutions for digital checklists, documentation management and performance tracking.
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closed 10/24/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Inmar Inc., acquired Digitus Solutions

synopsis: Inmar has acquired Digitus Solutions, a patent-pending compliance platform that transforms the way adult beverage and other controlled substance brands communicate with consumers. Together, Inmar and Digitus will provide tools to help brands in the adult beverage and other controlled substance industries comply with applicable laws and regulations.
buyer parent: OMERS Private Equity
buyer: Inmar Inc.
Inmar operates the most trusted tech-enabled commerce platforms, networks and applications that deliver analytics-driven results for the world’s largest retailers, brands and health systems. They provide clients with insights from the data to meet the needs of shoppers, patients and businesses. "
target: Digitus Solutions
Digitus Solutions' patent pending compliance platform transforms the way controlled substance brands communicate with consumers. Digitus’ platform helps controlled substance brands manage regional regulations and reduce handling cost while rendering fraud virtually impossible.
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closed 1/17/2018 via Company Press Release

Mérieux NutriSciences, acquired traQ'food SAS

synopsis: Mérieux NutriSciences, a company that provides testing and consulting services to the food & nutrition industries, has acquired a majority stake in traQ’food, an application that simplifies the daily management of the Sanitary Control Plan for caterers and restaurants.
buyer parent: Institut Mérieux
buyer: Mérieux NutriSciences
Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to protecting consumers’ health throughout the world, by delivering a wide range of testing and consulting services to the food & nutrition, agrochemicals, consumer goods, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries. "
target: traQ'food SAS
traQ’food offers an application that simplifies the daily management of the Sanitary Control Plan for caterers and restaurants. The app can adapt to any type and size of business. It offers various features such as label traceability, goods inspection and temperature reading sensors.
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closed 9/1/2011 via BusinessWire

AFS Technologies Inc., acquired Answers Systems

synopsis: AFS Technologies announced the acquisition of Answers Systems. Answers Systems has been meeting the unique trade promotion management needs of the Foodservice industry for over 25 years. It stays on the leading edge of software development and service delivery with its ContractPro® and ValuTrak® solutions.
buyer: AFS Technologies Inc.
AFS Technologies Inc. is the leading provider of business enterprise and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions. The company serves over 1,200 customers across the Americas with a portfolio of solutions for the food and beverage, supply chain, and financial segments. "
target: Answers Systems
Answers Systems has been meeting the unique trade promotion management needs of the Foodservice industry for over 25 years. Its solutions provide real-time visibility into the performance of trading partner agreements and support quantifiable ROI improvements for its client base.
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closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

NewAlpha Asset Management, acquired CHR Numérique

synopsis: NewAlpha Asset Management, an investment management firm in France, has acquired a majority stake in CHR Numérique, a French provider of HACCP management apps to the food sector. CHR Numérique's apps allows restaurants to easily create food safety management system records and inform their customers about allergenic ingredients.
buyer: NewAlpha Asset Management
NewAlpha Asset Management is an investment management firm in France. NewAlpha selects, finances and accompanies innovative entrepreneurial projects, primarily in asset management and other related sectors such as financial technologies or services for investment management firms. "
target: CHR Numérique
CHR Numérique is a French provider of HACCP (hazard analysis critical control point) management apps to the food sector. CHR Numérique's apps allows restaurants to easily create food safety management system records and inform their customers about allergenic ingredients.
price ($mm)
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$13
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closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Pioneering Ventures AG, acquired Lateral Praxis

synopsis: Switzerland-based agri-food investment firm Pioneering Ventures, announced that it has acquired Mumbai-based agritech company Lateral Praxis. Lateral Praxis is an agile company based in India that provides elegant, field-proven software.
buyer: Pioneering Ventures AG
Pioneering Ventures is a team of investors and entrepreneurs based in Switzerland and India, organizing, deploying, and growing capital to catalyse the transformation of under-served India through industrial-scale ventures, delivering sustainable financial returns with solid governance. "
target: Lateral Praxis
Lateral Praxis is an agile company based in India that provides elegant, field-proven software. They have a suite of products for “last mile”, agriculture, legal compliance, audit tracking, risk management.
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