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closed 8/2/2017 via Company Press Release

PwC, acquired Optimisa Research

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers announced that it has acquired the UK research business, Optimisa Research. Optimisa Research is a full service research agency with offices in London and Leeds and has over 30 years' experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative projects.
buyer: PwC
PwC’s accounting practice originated in London well over a century ago, and has expanded worldwide. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, human resources, deals and forensics. "
target: Optimisa Research
Optimisa Research is a full service research agency with offices in London and Leeds and has over 30 years' experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative projects. The company has an annual turnover of around £4m and employs forty-five staff.
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closed 10/21/2020 via PR Newswire

DCG ONE, acquired Vertigo Partners

synopsis: DCG ONE, one of the largest privately held marketing services providers on the West Coast, announced the acquisition of Vertigo Partners, LLC, a Stamford, Connecticut based qualitative market and user research firm.
buyer: DCG ONE
DCG ONE is one of the largest privately held marketing services providers on the West Coast. They service a variety of Fortune 500 companies and provides world-class marketing capabilities from print production to integrated fulfillment and data services to a full-service creative agency division. "
target: Vertigo Partners
Vertigo Partners, LLC is a Stamford, Connecticut based qualitative market and user research firm. They specialize in remote approaches to qualitative research that reduce timelines and cost without sacrificing quality.
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closed 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cicero-Group merged with AMO Strategic Advisors,

synopsis: French advertising agency Havas SA acquired a majority stake in Cicero Consulting Ltd., a U.K.-based public affairs and corporate communications consultancy. Cicero will be merged into Havas' global advisory network AMO and renamed Cicero/AMO.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: AMO Strategic Advisors
AMO is the leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies. They provide sophisticated communications counsel for reputation management, M&A and capital market transactions, media relations, investor relations and corporate crises. "
target: Cicero-Group
Cicero is a full-service communications and market research agency. They design and deliver award-winning corporate, brand, political and regulatory campaigns across all major business sectors from their offices in London, Brussels and Dublin.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Revel, acquired Borns B2B

synopsis: Revel, a company that specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses, has acquired Borns B2B, a branding and marketing company designed specifically for business-to-business marketers.
buyer: Revel
Revel specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses. Over the years, they have earned a reputation for delivering measurable ROI through their marketing strategy, brand building and marketing operations capabilities. "
target: Borns B2B
Borns B2B branding and marketing processes are designed for business-to-business marketers. Borns has helped clients market architectural products, biotech R&D services, capital equipment, contract manufacturing services, commercial lighting, industrial packaging, medical devices, and more.
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Consensus Point, acquired Cipher Systems, LLC

synopsis: Consensus Point, a leading global provider of prediction market intelligence and analytics, acquired Cipher Systems, a competitive intelligence consulting firm that supports decision makers around the world. Cipher specializes in hard-to-answer strategic research questions, and can deliver the information you need to make better business decisions.
buyer: Consensus Point
Consensus Point is a leading global provider of prediction market research, analytics, and software to market research firms and Fortune 1000 brands. "
target: Cipher Systems, LLC
Cipher Systems is a competitive intelligence consulting firm that supports decision makers around the world. Cipher specializes in hard-to-answer strategic research questions, and can deliver the information you need to make better business decisions.
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announced 11/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Forrester, will acquire SiriusDecisions, Inc.

synopsis: Forrester, a research and advisory firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SiriusDecisions. SiriusDecisions is a leading business-to-business research and advisory firm. They help companies by delivering actionable intelligence, transformative frameworks and guidance to elevate sales, marketing and product performance.
buyer: Forrester (FORR:$349.37)
Forrester is one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world. They work with business and technology leaders to develop customer-obsessed strategies that drive growth. Forrester's unique insights are grounded in annual surveys, methodologies, and the wisdom of their clients. "
target: SiriusDecisions, Inc.
SiriusDecisions is a leading business-to-business (B2B) advisory firm. They help B2B companies worldwide by delivering the actionable intelligence, transformative frameworks and expert guidance that equip executives to modernize and elevate sales, marketing and product performance.
price ($mm)
$245
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$87
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closed 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Gyro, acquired B2B International

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of B2B International, the world’s leading specialist business-to-business (B2B) market research company. B2B International will become part of gyro, the world’s first full-service global agency dedicated exclusively to B2B marketing.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Gyro
gyro is the world’s first full-service creative B2B powerhouse, with 17 offices in over 10 countries. The most awarded B2B agency on the planet, gryo was named the 2018 ANA B2B Agency of the Year as well as the 2016 Ad Age B2B Agency of the Year. "
target: B2B International
B2B International is the world’s leading specialist business-to-business (B2B) market research company. B2B International help clients to realise their strategic goals by making decisions which are driven by insights and intelligence.
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closed 8/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Critical Research, acquired Saville Rossiter-Base

synopsis: Critical Research has acquired B2B research specialist Saville Rossiter-Base. Based in the UK, Saville Rossiter-Base is a market research agency. Saville Rossiter-Base offers a wide range of research approaches across sectors including financial services and insurance, business services, retail, telecoms, travel and tourism, and media.
buyer: Critical Research
Critical is one of the UK’s leading independent specialist market research companies, offering sound experience in business, financial, and specialist consumer markets. Their online system has been developed to coincide with their CATI data collection procedures. "
target: Saville Rossiter-Base
Based in the United Kingdom, Saville Rossiter-Base is a B2B market research agency. Saville Rossiter-Base offers a wide range of research approaches across sectors including financial services and insurance, business services, retail, telecoms, travel and tourism, and media.
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closed 8/29/2016 via Company Press Release

FARM, acquired Focused Marketing Associates

synopsis: Focused Marketing Associates (FMA), a more than 20-year-old Western New York-based strategic market research and business intelligence company, has been acquired by FARM, one of Western New York’s leading marketing agencies. In conjunction with the acquisition, FMA has evolved its brand, adopting the new name, Pathfinder.
buyer parent: Larry Robb
buyer: FARM
FARM operates as an integrated marketing communications agency. It offers market research, audience research, product development research, competitive analysis, data analytics, audits, and business intelligence services; and strategic business consulting, brand positioning and much more. "
target: Focused Marketing Associates
Focused Marketing Associates specializes in market research, business intelligence and business strategy for all facets of clients’ business including: operations, product development, sales and marketing, by guiding business forward through: market research, business intelligence, & data analytics.
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closed 2/2/2016 via PR Newswire

MarketResearch.com, Inc., acquired Freedonia Group Inc.

synopsis: MarketResearch.com, a leader of market research solutions and services, has completed its acquisition of The Freedonia Group, a global creator of reliable and unbiased industry research reports and consulting services for more than 30 years.
buyer parent: Freedonia Group Inc.
buyer: MarketResearch.com, Inc.
MarketResearch.com is the leading provider of global market intelligence products and services. MarketResearch.com offers instant online access to the world's most extensive database of expert insights on industries, companies, products, and trends. "
target: Freedonia Group Inc.
The Freedonia Group is a leading international business research company. It publishes industry market research studies, including industry analysis, product and market forecasts, industry trends, threats and opportunities, competitive strategies, market share determinations, and company profiles.
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closed 4/1/2015 via BusinessWire

Survey Sampling, Inc., acquired MRops

synopsis: Survey Sampling, Inc. (SSI) has purchased the majority of assets of MRops, an industry-leading provider of end-to-end market research operations services to management consulting firms and market research agencies.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Survey Sampling, Inc.
Survey Sampling, Inc. ("SSI") is the premier global provider of sampling, data collection and data analytic solutions for survey research. SSI reaches respondents in 100+ countries via Internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed access offerings. "
target: MRops
Founded in January 2007, MRops specializes in business-to-business research, executive interviewing, statistical services and sampling solutions. The company has approximately 200 employees across offices in North America,
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announced 1/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Kantar Group, will acquire Oasis Insights

synopsis: WPP-owned Kantar is buying a majority stake in Oasis Insights, a full service market research consultancy based in Karachi, Pakistan. Oasis Insights specialises in brand tracking, consumer and segmentation studies, along with NPD, media and ad research across a wide range of industries.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: The Kantar Group
Kantar is the information, insight and consultancy division of the WPP group, bringing together the world's largest survey research capability with the hottest and most creative brand strategy and development consultancies. "
target: Oasis Insights
Oasis Insights is a full service market research consultancy. It specialises in brand tracking, consumer and segmentation studies, along with NPD, media and ad research across a wide range of industries such as the telecoms, financial services, automotive and oil and gas sectors.
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closed 12/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Ipsos S.A, acquired Consumer Behavior & Insight

synopsis: Ipsos has extended its presence in South East Asia with the acquisition of analysis specialist Consumer Behavior & Insight (CBI) in Vietnam. Founded in 1998, CBI offers a full range of qualitative and quantitative services from operations in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, where it employs around 70 full-time staff.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,188.97)
Ipsos is a leading, independent, publicly-listed market research company. Headquartered in Paris, it has offices in 64 countries and conducts research in more than 100 countries. "
target: Consumer Behavior & Insight
Founded in 1998, Consumer Behavior & Insight offers a full range of qualitative and quantitative services for a wide range of industries, including: FMCG; Healthcare; Nutrition; Finance; Rural & Agriculture; Lifestyle; and Automobile.
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closed 8/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Guideline, Inc. merged with infoUSA, Inc.,

synopsis: infoUSA the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases and sales leads announced the successful conclusion of its cash tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock and Series A preferred stock of Guideline, Inc., a New York corporation.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Guideline, Inc.
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence.
price ($mm)[EV]
$29 [$31]
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$48
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$2
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closed 12/13/2005 via Company Press Release

Eli Reseach, Inc., acquired Business Communications Co., Inc.

synopsis: Eli Research, LLC, has acquired the assets of industry research and technical market analysis firm Business Communications Company, Inc., announced Eli Research Chairman and CEO Greg Lindberg.
buyer: Eli Reseach, Inc.
Eli Research is a research and information company with over 60 print and online publications serving our core markets of health care, law and financial services. "
target parent: Thomas Publishing Company, Inc.
target: Business Communications Co., Inc.
BCC Research is an information resource producing high-quality market research reports, newsletters, and conferences. Information products explore major market, economic, scientific, and technological developments for business leaders in industrial, pharmaceutical, and high technology organizations.
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closed 11/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Bacon's Information Inc., acquired multivision, inc.

synopsis: Bacon's Information, Inc., a provider of media research, distribution, monitoring and evaluation services for public relations, marketing and corporate communications professionals, today announced the acquisition of Multivision, Inc., a broadcast monitoring and media management company headquartered in Oakland, California.
buyer parent: Cision
buyer: Bacon's Information Inc.
Bacon's Information provides a wide range of information and assistance for anyone needing to research, contact or monitor the media. Bacon's is a leading provider of media services to public relations professionals in corporate, non-profit, governmental and educational environments. Bacon's is kno "
target: multivision, inc.
multivision is a leader in the collection, analysis and delivery of real-time corporate intelligence. Businesses rely on multivision’s services to track public opinion, communications campaigns and informational research across the spectrum of media.
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$25
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closed 4/4/2005 via PR Newswire

FIND/SVP, Incorporated, acquired Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: FIND/SVP, Inc., a leading provider of business advisory, research and consulting services, announced today the closing of two previously announced acquisitions. Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc., a rapidly growing quantitative and qualitative custom market research firm, and Signia Partners, Inc.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: FIND/SVP, Incorporated
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence. "
target: Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.
Atlantic Research and Consulting works with clients on matters related to strategic marketing, planning and problem solving. Advice and consultation on these types of issues is always research- based.
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closed 4/4/2005 via PR Newswire

FIND/SVP, Incorporated, acquired Signia Partners, Inc.

synopsis: FIND/SVP, Inc., a leading provider of business advisory, research and consulting services, announced today the closing of two previously announced acquisitions. Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc. and Signia Partners, Inc., a leading provider of in-depth business research and fact-based decision support.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: FIND/SVP, Incorporated
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence. "
target: Signia Partners, Inc.
Signia Partners has a strong track record of success delivering high-value strategic and tactical consulting services. And, we target our services toward results-oriented clients with specific goals in view – we’re not interested in conducting research for its own sake.
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closed 1/25/2018 via BusinessWire

FiscalNote Inc., acquired SHUNGHAM

synopsis: FiscalNote, a company that enables government affairs professionals and executives to maximize their influence on legislation and regulatory policy, has acquired SHUNGHAM, a professional intelligence firm providing high-quality, highly structured business information services to industry and government.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
The FiscalNote GRM platform is the most effective solution for managing government impact and public issues and is quickly becoming the cloud platform of choice for global brands as they analyze and manage their government risk, opportunity, and influence. "
target: SHUNGHAM
SHUNGHAM is a professional intelligence firm providing high-quality, highly structured business information services to industry and government.
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closed 5/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Freeman XP, acquired Exhibit Surveys Inc.

synopsis: Experiential marketing agency Freeman XP has acquired Exhibit Surveys, an award-winning market research and consulting firm. With over 50 years of success, Exhibit Surveys has benchmarked the event industry, providing unmatched quantitative knowledge as well as program-specific research and analytics expertise.
buyer parent: The Freeman Companies
buyer: Freeman XP
Freeman uses the power of integrated digital and live brand experiences to move markets, connect people, support growth and generate revenues for the world's leading organizations. Freeman generates insights that define program strategies, target audiences and deliver messages that generate results."
target: Exhibit Surveys Inc.
Exhibit Surveys has developed unique diagnostic tools to provide guidance and sound recommendations to exhibitors, corporate event producers, consumer experiential event producers, association and for-profit trade show organizers, convention facilities and suppliers to the events marketing industry.
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closed 8/2/2017 via Company Press Release

PwC, acquired Optimisa Research

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers announced that it has acquired the UK research business, Optimisa Research. Optimisa Research is a full service research agency with offices in London and Leeds and has over 30 years' experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative projects.
buyer: PwC
PwC’s accounting practice originated in London well over a century ago, and has expanded worldwide. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, human resources, deals and forensics. "
target: Optimisa Research
Optimisa Research is a full service research agency with offices in London and Leeds and has over 30 years' experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative projects. The company has an annual turnover of around £4m and employs forty-five staff.
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announced 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

PwC, will acquire EagleDream Technologies

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of EagleDream Technologies, a leading cloud-native transformation company and Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network (APN).
buyer: PwC
PwC’s accounting practice originated in London well over a century ago, and has expanded worldwide. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, human resources, deals and forensics. "
target: EagleDream Technologies
EagleDream Technologies is a leading trusted cloud-native transformation company and APN Premier Consulting Partner for businesses using Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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closed 1/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

PwC Switzerland, acquired ChainSecurity

synopsis: PwC Switzerland has successfully acquired ChainSecurity AG, a blockchain startup spun out of the ICE center, ETH Zurich – one of the top research labs in the blockchain security space. ChainSecurity provides products and services for securing smart contracts and blockchain protocols.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PwC Switzerland
PwC Switzerland is the leading audit and consulting company in Switzerland. As an independent member of PwC's international network, they support companies and individuals in creating value. "
target: ChainSecurity
ChainSecurity provides products and services for securing smart contracts and blockchain protocols and conducts research and development in the areas of security, program analysis, and machine learning.
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closed 9/19/2018 via Company Press Release

PwC Hungary, acquired Data Solutions Kft.

synopsis: PwC Hungary has agreed to acquire Data Solutions Kft., a company that provides services including predictive analyses, data mining, and creating analysing data repositories and data markets. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Budapest, Hungary.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PwC Hungary
PricewaterhouseCoopers is a multinational professional services network offering four main lines of service: Assurance, Tax advisory services, Advisory and Legal services. PwC Hungary is based in Budapest. "
target: Data Solutions Kft.
Data Solutions Kft. provides services including predictive analyses, data mining, and creating analysing data repositories and data markets. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Budapest, Hungary.
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announced 11/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

PwC, will acquire cDecisions Limited

synopsis: PwC has agreed to acquire UK-based Salesforce consulting firm cDecisions. cDecisions Limited offers salesforce customer relationship management software and services. They specialize in delivering bespoke CRM implementation advice to mid-sized clients, alongside major national and multinational companies aiming at growing their CRM use.
buyer: PwC
PwC’s accounting practice originated in London well over a century ago, and has expanded worldwide. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, human resources, deals and forensics. "
target: cDecisions Limited
Based in the United Kingdom, cDecisions Limited offers salesforce customer relationship management software and services. They specialize in delivering bespoke CRM implementation advice to mid-sized clients, alongside major national and multinational companies aiming at growing their CRM use.
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closed 8/2/2017 via Company Press Release

PwC, acquired Optimisa Research

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers announced that it has acquired the UK research business, Optimisa Research. Optimisa Research is a full service research agency with offices in London and Leeds and has over 30 years' experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative projects.
buyer: PwC
PwC’s accounting practice originated in London well over a century ago, and has expanded worldwide. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, human resources, deals and forensics. "
target: Optimisa Research
Optimisa Research is a full service research agency with offices in London and Leeds and has over 30 years' experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative projects. The company has an annual turnover of around £4m and employs forty-five staff.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BusinessWire

PwC, purchased Unclaimed Property Search Automation Technology from The Locator Services Group Ltd.

synopsis: PwC announced the acquisition of certain assets from The Locator Services Group (TLSG), an industry leader in corporate asset recovery for Fortune 500 companies. The assets include TLSG's proprietary technology which automates the unclaimed property search process.
buyer: PwC
PwC’s accounting practice originated in London well over a century ago, and has expanded worldwide. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, human resources, deals and forensics. "
seller: The Locator Services Group Ltd.
The Locator Services Group's (TLSG) proprietary technology automates the unclaimed property search process, increasing and expediting the identification and recovery of unclaimed assets for companies.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Company Press Release

PwC Middle East, acquired NSI DMCC

synopsis: PwC, one of the world’s leading professional services firms with offices across the Middle East, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire NSI DMCC, an industry-pioneering technology consulting firm headquartered in Dubai. They have completed global rollouts of Salesforce projects for some of the largest companies in the region.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PwC Middle East
Established in the Middle East for 40 years, PwC has more than 4,000 people in 12 countries across the region. PwC delivers quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. "
target: NSI DMCC
NSI is an industry pioneering technology consulting firm, helping organizations accelerate the adoption of cloud computing. They have completed global rollouts of Salesforce projects for some of the largest companies in the region.
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closed 9/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

PwC, acquired Selera Labs Pty Ltd.

synopsis: PWC has strengthened its tax reporting practice with the acquisition of Selera Labs, a data technology firm. Selera Labs is an Australian enterprise software developer specialising in ERP data compliance and continuous controls monitoring.
buyer: PwC
With offices in 157 countries and more than 223,000 people, PwC are among the leading professional services networks in the world. They help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for, by delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. "
target: Selera Labs Pty Ltd.
Selera Labs is an Australian enterprise software developer specialising in ERP data compliance and continuous controls monitoring. The Selera team is trusted to build complex, high quality software that underpins mission critical systems for enterprise Australia.
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closed 2/23/2016 via Company Press Release

PwC Lativa, acquired BITI SIA

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers SIA, the Latvian member firm of the world’s largest professional services network, acquired BITI SIA, a company that provides business technology-related services on the Latvian market. The combined expertise of the two companies will strengthen PwC’s position in this segment and expand PwC’s customer base in the Baltics.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PwC Lativa
PwC Lativa is a subsidiary of PwC. They helps organizations and individuals create the value they're looking for. More than 6,500 partners and staff in offices across the country are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax, consulting and deals services. "
target: BITI SIA
Founded in 2006, SIA BITI, a consulting company in Lativa, provides IT based services and solutions to many large companies and organizations in Lativa. They offers business consulting services, including IT governance services, IT security services, and project management.
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closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

PwC Canada, acquired Cinovate Cloud Innovate Inc.

synopsis: PwC Canada, a company that offers assurance, tax, consulting and deals services, is proud to announce the acquisition of Cinovate, a leading Canadian Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner with extensive experience with implementations across the Salesforce Customer Success Platforms.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PwC Canada
PwC Canada helps organizations and individuals create the value they're looking for. More than 6,500 partners and staff in offices across the country are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax, consulting and deals services. "
target: Cinovate Cloud Innovate Inc.
Cinovate Cloud Innovation Inc is a Platinum Salesforce Consulting Partner. Cinovate provides full lifecycle services from business process review and application development to data migration and training.
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closed 10/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

PwC, acquired Kusiri

synopsis: PWC, a company that is committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services, has acquired the assets of Kusiri, a technology start-up which provides a forensic data search platform used to discover fraud and for compliance screening.
buyer: PwC
PwC helps organizations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. They are a member of the PwC network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people. They are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. "
target: Kusiri
Kusiri is a technology start-up which provides a forensic data search platform used to discover fraud and for compliance screening. Their scalable service is designed to augment and amplify search by providing, in real-time, deeper, faster access to data and advanced data monitoring.
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closed 10/1/2015 via Company Press Release

PwC, acquired Nealite

synopsis: PwC, a company that offers assurance, tax and advisory services, is acquiring Nealite, a web agency that specializes in UX design. Nealite offers services, such as user research, market intelligence and surveys.
buyer: PwC
PwC helps organizations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. They are a member of the PwC network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people. They are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. "
target: Nealite
Nealite SAS, a Web agency, specializes in UX design. It offers services, such as user research, market intelligence and surveys. Nealite SAS was founded in 2005 and is based in Paris, France.
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closed 4/17/2014 via Company Press Release

PwC, acquired GeoTraceability

synopsis: PwC has announced the acquisition of GeoTraceability, a company offering specialised tracking and data collection technology for natural resources including cocoa, coffee, cotton, nuts and minerals globally.
buyer: PwC
The firms of the PwC network provide industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for clients. More than 169,000 people in 158 countries in PwC firms across the PwC network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. "
target: GeoTraceability
GeoTraceability Ltd. is a UK-based company with offices around the world. The company was founded in 2012 and specialised in large scale data collection and traceability programs adapted to small producers and smallholders in developing and emerging countries.
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closed 3/10/2014 via Company Press Release

PwC, acquired Biond Consulting

synopsis: PwC Canada is pleased to announce the acquisition of Biond Consulting, a firm specializing in planning and implementing Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solutions through Oracle® and Microsoft® technologies.
buyer: PwC
The firms of the PwC network provide industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for clients. More than 169,000 people in 158 countries in PwC firms across the PwC network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. "
target: Biond Consulting
Biond Consulting is a firm specializing in planning and implementing Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solutions through Oracle® and Microsoft® technologies.
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closed 11/4/2013 via PR Newswire

PwC, acquired BGT Partners

synopsis: PwC US announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of digital consultancy BGT, one of the oldest, largest and most award-winning independent interactive agencies in the world. Its service offerings encompass: Creative Design, Interactive Marketing, Strategy & Analytics and Websites & Applications.
buyer: PwC
The firms of the PwC network provide industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for clients. More than 169,000 people in 158 countries in PwC firms across the PwC network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. "
target: BGT Partners
BGT Partners is one of the oldest, largest and most award-winning independent interactive agencies in the world. Its service offerings encompass: Creative Design, Interactive Marketing, Strategy & Analytics and Websites & Applications, specializing in social, mobile and emerging technologies.
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closed 11/12/2012 via PR Newswire

PwC, acquired Ray Group International

synopsis: PwC US announced that it has acquired Ray Group International, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in information technology and program management consulting services for federal government entities. The addition of RGI builds upon PwC's strengths in technology consulting and implementation for public sector clients.
buyer: PwC
The firms of the PwC network provide industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for clients. More than 169,000 people in 158 countries in PwC firms across the PwC network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. "
target: Ray Group International
Ray Group International, LLC is a consulting firm specializing in information technology and program management consulting services for federal government entities.
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closed 9/21/2012 via PR Newswire

PwC, acquired Ant's Eye View Corporation

synopsis: PwC US announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Ant's Eye View, a premier boutique social media strategy development and consulting firm. Ant's Eye View consultants will join PwC's existing social and digital professionals to help companies create and execute effective social media and digital marketing strategies.
buyer: PwC
The firms of the PwC network provide industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for clients. More than 169,000 people in 158 countries in PwC firms across the PwC network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. "
target: Ant's Eye View Corporation
Ant's Eye View is a leading social media strategy development and consulting firm that helps guide mid to large-size companies through the process of transforming customer experience and brand engagement by activating and embedding customer voice into all aspects of a company's social business.
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closed 12/6/2011 via PR Newswire

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, acquired Folio Technologies LLC

synopsis: PwC US announced it has acquired certain assets of Folio Technologies LLC, a provider of product portfolio optimization solutions. The acquisition broadens the firm's client service offerings and expertise through the expansion of PwC's Transaction Services Valuation practice.
buyer: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) firms help organizations and individuals create the value they're looking for. It is a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. "
target: Folio Technologies LLC
Folio Technologies LLC provides tools and services to organizations interested in implementing or improving project portfolio management. It empowers clients by creating improved capability to access, understand, and draw insights from information in critical business environments.
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closed 11/16/2007 via Company Press Release

CCH Incorporated, purchased TeamMate software suite from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting announced that it has completed the acquisition of TeamMate from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. TeamMate is the leading integrated audit productivity software suite serving corporate internal audit departments and government agencies in 96 countries.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. "
seller: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
PricewaterhouseCoopers provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders.
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closed 12/2/2004 via

Virsa Systems Inc., purchased SAFE from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

synopsis: Virsa Systems, the leader in real-time security and controls software for SAP systems, today announced that it has acquired all the rights and related assets of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP's (PwC) well-regarded SAFE (Security Administrator For ERPs) internal controls compliance software.
buyer parent: SAP AG
buyer: Virsa Systems Inc.
Virsa Systems, Inc. is the global leader in cross-enterprise solutions for governance, risk, and compliance management. "
seller: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
PricewaterhouseCoopers provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders.
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announced 2/2/2012 via PR Newswire

KPMG International, will purchase Indirect Tax Managed Services Business from OneSource

synopsis: Propelling itself into position as a global market leader in indirect tax compliance services, KPMG LLP announced its acquisition of the U.S. assets of Thomson Reuters Corporation's widely respected ONESOURCE® Indirect Tax Managed Services business.
buyer: KPMG International
KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. The company operates in 150 countries and has 138,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International, a Swiss entity. "
seller parent: Thomson Reuters
seller: OneSource
ONESOURCE is a breakthrough tax product platform provided by the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. It enables tax departments of all sizes to better manage compliance and risk.
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closed 1/2/2013 via PR Newswire

Ryan, LLC, purchased Property Tax Services Business from OneSource

synopsis: Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, announced it has acquired Thomson Reuters Property Tax Services business. The acquisition will add an estimated 600 property tax and unclaimed property professionals. The featured product of the Property Tax Services business is part of OneSource.
buyer: Ryan, LLC
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect tax practice in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. The Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services. "
seller parent: Thomson Reuters
seller: OneSource
OneSource Property Tax is a family of software applications and professional services designed to precisely and efficiently manage property tax compliance needs throughout the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 8/15/2007 via BusinessWire

Avalara, acquired Trustfile

synopsis: Avalara, a leading provider of Web-hosted sales tax management services, has acquired Trustfile. Trustfile, based in Baton Rouge, La., offers software providing a simple, inexpensive solution that automates sales tax e-filing and e-payment within one application.
buyer: Avalara (:$500.57)
Avalara is changing the sales tax landscape by delivering innovative and affordable solutions to small and mid-sized businesses. Avalara creates integrated, on demand, Web-based services that provide transparent transactions, accurate tax compliance, painless administration and effortless reporting."
target: Trustfile
Trustfile is a business-tax filing company that simplifies electronic preparation, filing and payment of business taxes. For nearly 20 years, Trustfile has worked closely with business filers and revenue agencies, building tremendous knowledge of customer needs and how to meet them.
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