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closed 8/17/2017 via BusinessWire

CityBase, acquired Department of Better Technology

synopsis: CityBase, a technology provider that makes governments and utilities more accessible to people and businesses, announced that it has acquired Department of Better Technology, an Oakland-based technology company that helps government streamline the decisions behind their online forms.
buyer: CityBase
CityBase gives people and businesses an intuitive way to interact online and in person with government agencies and utilities. CityBase’s technology dramatically improves constituent services through payment solutions, digital services and API development for cities, states and utilities. "
target: Department of Better Technology
The Department of Better Technology helps governments deliver great software to the people they serve. Screendoor, its flagship product, let teams streamline the decisions behind their online forms. Its customers include cities, states and federal agencies.
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closed 10/20/2017 via PR Newswire

OpenGov, acquired Peak Democracy

synopsis: OpenGov, the leader in government budgeting, operational performance, and citizen engagement solutions, has acquired Peak Democracy, a nonpartisan company that provides the cloud-based online citizen engagement platform Open Town Hall. Open Town Hall's civic engagement software provides government agencies with online pubilc comment forums.
buyer: OpenGov
OpenGov is powering more effective and accountable governments with government performance solutions: easy-to-use cloud software for better budgeting, improved reporting and operational intelligence, and comprehensive transparency and open data. "
target: Peak Democracy
Peak Democracy provides Open Town Hall - a cloud-based online citizen engagement platform that increases participation and builds public trust in government. Their civic engagement software provides government agencies with online pubilc comment forums that are civil, legal and insightful.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Neighborland, acquired IdeaMapr

synopsis: Neighborland is acquiring IdeaMapr, an online civic engagement platform funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. IdeaMapr is a simple tool to help local governments collaborate with their communities on civic decisions. IdeaMapr combines different methods of gathering feedback, such as surveys or maps or budgeting scenarios.
buyer: Neighborland
Neighborland is a communications platform (SaaS) that empowers civic organizations to collaborate with their stakeholders in an accessible, participatory, and equitable way. "
target: IdeaMapr
IdeaMapr is a simple tool to help local governments collaborate with their communities on civic decisions. IdeaMapr combines different methods of gathering feedback, such as surveys or maps or budgeting scenarios.
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closed 3/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Zencity, acquired Elucd

synopsis: Zencity, a community insights and analytics platform in Israel, has acquired Elucd, a data analytics and community polling company. Elucd powers engagement between cities and the people who live in them. Their survey technology provides city leaders with real-time insights into people’s opinions, enabling them to make better decisions.
buyer: Zencity
Zencity is a community insights and analytics platform in Israel. Zencity provides actionable data to local government leaders about their residents’ needs and priorities. The platform provides insights from anonymized and aggregated data points alongside community-based polling. "
target: Elucd
Elucd is a data analytics and community polling company. Elucd powers engagement between cities and the people who live in them. Their survey technology provides city leaders with real-time insights into people’s opinions, enabling them to make better decisions and improve their cities.
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closed 8/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Granicus, Inc., acquired GovQA

synopsis: Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based digital experience solutions for the public sector, announced the acquisition of GovQA, the nation’s leading provider of public records and compliance workflow solutions for government.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus is a leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services. With cloud-based solutions for communications, government website design, online service delivery, records management, and more, Granicus empowers stronger relationships between government and citizens. "
target: GovQA
GovQA is the leading provider of cloud-based SaaS automated workflow solutions for government compliance. Customers use their software to more easily process and manage public records and information requests.
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closed 4/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Granicus, Inc., acquired Firmstep

synopsis: Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions and digital engagement services for the public sector, announced that it has acquired Firmstep, a London-based global leader specializing in government service transformation.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus connects governments with the people they serve by providing the first and only civic engagement platform for the public sector. Over 4,200 federal, state and local government agencies and more than 185 million citizen subscribers power an unmatched network. "
target: Firmstep
The Firmstep platform is one of the most widely used Customer Service solutions within the Public Sector. Firmstep has been implemented at over a third of UK local authorities to drive channel shift, create dramatic savings and provide excellent customer service.
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closed 6/17/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Granicus, Inc., acquired OpenCities

synopsis: Granicus, a provider of cloud-based civic engagement technologies and services for the public sector, has acquired Bang the Table and OpenCities. Based in Australia, OpenCities is the public sector’s leading digital customer journey platform that helps local governments transform their websites, digital forms, and service delivery experiences.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus is a leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services. With cloud-based solutions for communications, government website design, online service delivery, records management, and more, Granicus empowers stronger relationships between government and citizens. "
target: OpenCities
Based in Australia, OpenCities provides the website, portal, and forms functionality modern governments need to digitize each step of their customer journey. With a code-free, drag & drop approach, OpenCities enables governments of every size to create a world class digital experience.
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closed 5/30/2017 via BusinessWire

Tyler Technologies, Inc., acquired Modria

synopsis: Tyler Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments, announced it has acquired Modria, a company specializing in online dispute resolution (ODR) for government and commercial entities.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$1,753.59)
Tyler Technologies is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector to become more efficient, more accessible and more responsive to the needs of citizens. "
target: Modria
Modria provides the leading software-as-a-service platform for online dispute resolution. Securely hosted in the cloud by Modria, the platform allows customers to link together negotiation, mediation and arbitration modules to configure support for their specific dispute resolution processes.
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closed 12/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Zencity, acquired Civil Space

synopsis: Zencity, the leading global community engagement technology platform for local governments, has acquired cutting edge digital engagement startup Civil Space. Headquartered in Vancouver, Civil Space is a digital engagement platform for communities and their leaders to co-create sustainable futures together.
buyer: Zencity
Zencity is a community insights and analytics platform in Israel. Zencity provides actionable data to local government leaders about their residents’ needs and priorities. The platform provides insights from anonymized and aggregated data points alongside community-based polling. "
target parent: Domain7 Solutions
target: Civil Space
Canada-based Civil Space is a digital engagement platform for communities and their leaders to co-create sustainable futures together. Using Civil Space, local government leaders can surface real needs, understand diverse citizen priorities and collaborate on key initiatives.
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closed 6/17/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Granicus, Inc., acquired Bang the Table

synopsis: Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement technologies and services for the public sector, has acquired Bang the Table and OpenCities. Headquartered in Carlton, Australia, Bang the Table is the company behind EngagementHQ, an all-in-one digital community engagement platform.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus is a leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services. With cloud-based solutions for communications, government website design, online service delivery, records management, and more, Granicus empowers stronger relationships between government and citizens. "
target: Bang the Table
Based in Australia, Bang the Table helps public leaders forge constructive relationships with their residents and stakeholders. Its online engagement platform, EngagementHQ, empowers over 17 million people with an easy and secure way to participate and inform key decision making.
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closed 1/6/2022 via PR Web

NEOGOV, Inc., acquired CueHit

synopsis: NEOGOV, a market leader in public sector human capital management and policy and compliance management, announced the acquisition of CueHit. CueHit was started by Public Safety Technology veterans to provide a continuous feedback loop between agencies and the communities they serve.
buyer: NEOGOV, Inc.
NEOGOV, a Carlyle and Warburg Pincus portfolio company, serving over 7,000 organizations, is the leading provider of an integrated HR, payroll, talent management and policy and compliance management solution for the public sector. "
target: CueHit
CueHit was started by Public Safety Technology veterans to provide a continuous feedback loop between agencies and the communities they serve. CueHit has partnered with more than 50 police departments and Emergency Communications Centers to engage citizens and measure the satisfaction levels.
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closed 8/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Axon Enterprise, Inc., acquired My90, Inc.

synopsis: Axon, the global leader in connected public safety technologies, has acquired My90, Inc., a software company that collects anonymized community feedback to generate actionable insights to help police agencies improve trust, safety and equity. My90 will deliver insights to Axon's customers, helping them to better protect and serve the public.
buyer: Axon Enterprise, Inc. (TASR:$863.38)
Axon is a network of devices, apps and people that helps public safety personnel become smarter and safer. With a mission of protecting life, Axon's technologies give customers the confidence, focus and time they need to keep their communities safe. "
target: My90, Inc.
Founded in 2016, My90 is a software start-up that specializes in collecting anonymous, actionable data to improve performance. My90 works with a wide range of customers on use cases that include police contact, internal equity assessments, and comprehensive community engagement strategies.
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closed 11/8/2017 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired ECaTS

synopsis: West Corporation has acquired ECaTS, a division of DirectApps, Inc. ECaTS provides 911 SaaS-based network traffic monitoring and call reporting solutions for local and statewide agencies. They offer a platform that reports on all aspects of Public Safety Answering Point operations, providing a complete management information system.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services. West helps its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of solutions that include unified communications services and safety services. "
target parent: Direct Technology
target: ECaTS
ECaTS provides unified 911 SaaS-based network traffic monitoring and call reporting solutions for local and statewide agencies. They offer a platform that reports on all aspects of Public Safety Answering Point operations, providing a complete management information system for public safety clients.
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announced 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sino Hua-An International Bhd, will acquire TouchPoint International Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Sino Hua-An International Bhd, a metallurgical coke manufacturer in Malaysia, will acquire TouchPoint International, Malaysia's leading smart city platform provider. TouchPoint offers a mobile app loyalty and community engagement platform designed to help brand owners, retail chains and organizations engage customers and community members.
buyer: Sino Hua-An International Bhd (KLSE:HUAAN:$181.02)
Sino Hua-An International Bhd (Hua-An Group) is a metallurgical coke manufacturer in Malaysia. Hua-An Group is primarily engaged in the production and sale of metallurgical coke and its by-products, including coal gas, tar, crude benzene, and ammonia sulfate. "
target: TouchPoint International Sdn Bhd
TouchPoint International is Malaysia's leading smart city platform provider. TouchPoint International offers a mobile app loyalty and community engagement platform designed to help brand owners, retail chains and organizations reach out to and engage customers and community members.
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closed 1/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Marlowe Companies Incorporated, acquired Gravis Marketing

synopsis: Anthony Marlowe via Marlowe Companies Inc. (MCI), the parent company to Mass Markets, the BPO call center, teleservices firm and Anything-as-a-Service (XaaS) provider, announced that it has acquired 100% of Gravis Marketing's telemarketing application and software suites, one of the top political telemarketing software developer in North America.
buyer parent: Iowa City Capital Partners, LC
buyer: Marlowe Companies Incorporated
On October 1st, 2015, Iowa City Capital Partners formed Marlowe Companies Incorporated. It is a holding company owned by Anthony Marlowe. Marlowe was the co-founder of call center industry BPO company, TMone. He was recognized by Inc. Magazine in 2007 as one of the 25 youngest CEOs in America. "
target: Gravis Marketing
Gravis Marketing is a top political telemarketing software developer in North America. They offer application and software suites that include hosted predictive dialer, interactive voice response (IVR), native software, (SaaS), automated market research software, etc.
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closed 3/17/2022 via PR Newswire

Brandt Information Services, acquired Terra Technology Group

synopsis: Brandt Information Services, a NexPhase Capital-backed company and a leading provider of outdoor recreational licensing and camping reservation software, announced the acquisition of Terra Technology Group, a leading SaaS technology provider for outdoor licensing and recreational solutions.
buyer parent: NexPhase Capital
buyer: Brandt Information Services
Brandt Information Services is a NexPhase Capital-backed company and a leading provider of outdoor recreational licensing and camping reservation software. "
target: Terra Technology Group
Terra Technology Group is a leading provider of next-generation outdoor licensing and recreational solutions. TTG partners with fish and wildlife agencies to provide innovative technology for conservation and natural resource licensing needs.
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announced 1/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Social Solutions Global Inc., will acquire Athena Software

synopsis: Social Solutions Global, the leading provider of cloud software for non-profit and public sector social good organizations, will acquire Athena Software, a provider of SaaS case management and client information management solutions for health and social service agencies. Athena offers solutions for client engagement, billing, reporting and more.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Social Solutions Global Inc.
Social Solutions is the leading provider of cloud software for nonprofit and public sector social service organizations. Social Solutions offers performance management and case management solutions that allow customers to measure the impact of their work on program participants. "
target: Athena Software
Athena Software is a leading provider of SaaS case management and client information management solutions and services for health and social service agencies. Athena's Penelope platform features solutions for client engagement, billing, reporting, documentation, and more.
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closed 10/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Accela, Inc., acquired Government Outreach, Inc

synopsis: Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired Government Outreach, a Pleasanton, California-based provider of citizen relationship management (CRM) and Code Enforcement solutions to cities and counties across the United States.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela provides the leading civic engagement platform, powering thousands of services and millions of transactions daily for large and small public agencies worldwide. They connect government to people and accelerate and streamline land management, and public health and safety processes. "
target: Government Outreach, Inc
Government Outreach is a Pleasanton, California-based provider of citizen relationship management (CRM) and Code Enforcement solutions to cities and counties across the United States.
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closed 5/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

FiscalNote Inc., acquired Fireside21

synopsis: FiscalNote, a Washington, D.C.-based technology provider of global policy and market intelligence, acquired Fireside to further expand its capabilities and global presence. Fireside is a Washington, DC-based provider of SaaS constituent management workflow tools leveraged by the US Congress.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc. (NYSE:NOTE:$82.91)
Led by founder and CEO Tim Hwang, FiscalNote is an information services company focused on global policy and market intelligence, which combines AI technology, expert analysis, and legislative, regulatory, and geopolitical data. "
target: Fireside21
Fireside is a Washington, DC-based provider of SaaS constituent management workflow tools leveraged by the US Congress. Their flagship constituent relationship management platform (CRM) amplifies constituent voices by emphasizing efficiency.
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closed 8/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, acquired Social Solutions Global Inc.

synopsis: Apax has acquired Social Solutions, the leading provider of cloud software for nonprofit and public sector social service organizations. Social Solutions offers performance management and case management solutions that allow customers to measure the impact of their work on program participants.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Social Solutions Global Inc.
Social Solutions is the leading provider of cloud software for nonprofit and public sector social service organizations. Social Solutions offers performance management and case management solutions that allow customers to measure the impact of their work on program participants.
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closed 8/17/2017 via BusinessWire

CityBase, acquired Department of Better Technology

synopsis: CityBase, a technology provider that makes governments and utilities more accessible to people and businesses, announced that it has acquired Department of Better Technology, an Oakland-based technology company that helps government streamline the decisions behind their online forms.
buyer: CityBase
CityBase gives people and businesses an intuitive way to interact online and in person with government agencies and utilities. CityBase’s technology dramatically improves constituent services through payment solutions, digital services and API development for cities, states and utilities. "
target: Department of Better Technology
The Department of Better Technology helps governments deliver great software to the people they serve. Screendoor, its flagship product, let teams streamline the decisions behind their online forms. Its customers include cities, states and federal agencies.
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announced 9/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

GTY Technology Holdings, will acquire CityBase

synopsis: GTY Technology Holdings Inc., a special purpose acquisition company created by former top Accenture and EMC executives, will be acquiring CityBase, Inc., a Chicago, IL-based provider of a tech platform for people and businesses to interact with utilities and government agencies. CityBase provides end-to-end payment solutions and digital services.
buyer: GTY Technology Holdings (GTYH:$60.45)
GTY Technology is a company developed to consummate a business combination with established technology companies. Their objective is to identify companies with a leading competitive position, a strong management team, a collaborative and collegial culture. "
target: CityBase
CityBase is a technology firm that works with government and utility clients by providing end-to-end payment solutions and digital services that integrate with client databases through a state-of-the-art unified API.
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closed 8/17/2017 via BusinessWire

CityBase, acquired Department of Better Technology

synopsis: CityBase, a technology provider that makes governments and utilities more accessible to people and businesses, announced that it has acquired Department of Better Technology, an Oakland-based technology company that helps government streamline the decisions behind their online forms.
buyer: CityBase
CityBase gives people and businesses an intuitive way to interact online and in person with government agencies and utilities. CityBase’s technology dramatically improves constituent services through payment solutions, digital services and API development for cities, states and utilities. "
target: Department of Better Technology
The Department of Better Technology helps governments deliver great software to the people they serve. Screendoor, its flagship product, let teams streamline the decisions behind their online forms. Its customers include cities, states and federal agencies.
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announced 9/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

GTY Technology Holdings, will acquire CityBase

synopsis: GTY Technology Holdings Inc., a special purpose acquisition company created by former top Accenture and EMC executives, will be acquiring CityBase, Inc., a Chicago, IL-based provider of a tech platform for people and businesses to interact with utilities and government agencies. CityBase provides end-to-end payment solutions and digital services.
buyer: GTY Technology Holdings (GTYH:$60.45)
GTY Technology is a company developed to consummate a business combination with established technology companies. Their objective is to identify companies with a leading competitive position, a strong management team, a collaborative and collegial culture. "
target: CityBase
CityBase is a technology firm that works with government and utility clients by providing end-to-end payment solutions and digital services that integrate with client databases through a state-of-the-art unified API.
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closed 9/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ingenuity, Inc., acquired County Apps

synopsis: Ingenuity, a business and technology services firm, has acquired County Apps, a Birmingham tech startup designed streamline communication between county governments and their citizens. County Apps built the first ever smartphone solution for mobile tag renewals and property tax payments.
buyer: Ingenuity, Inc.
Ingenuity, Inc. is a business and technology services firm. Their Optimization Services include energy/utilities, telecom and IT optimization and invoice management. Their Technology Services include application development, website design, development and hosting, and disaster recovery planning. "
target: County Apps
County Apps designs and delivers software and mobile solutions for local government and the taxpayer community. They built the first ever smartphone solution for mobile tag renewals and property tax payments.
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closed 2/4/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Xoom Corporation, acquired BlueKite

synopsis: Xoom Corporation, a leading digital money transfer provider, announced it has acquired BlueKite, LTD, a cutting edge technology company that develops solutions and applications to improve the way people around the world pay their bills.
buyer: Xoom Corporation (XOOM:$177.06)
Xoom is an online international money transfer service. They offer a secure, fast, and inexpensive way to send money from our website to friends and family all over the world. Senders can fund their money transfer with a credit card, debit card or bank account. "
target: BlueKite
BlueKite offers a unique, state of the art, web-based platform that allows consumers to make real-time cross border bill payments around the world. Payments are safe, accurate, reliable and guaranteed.
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closed 5/31/2022 via PR Newswire

Trustly, acquired Ecospend

synopsis: Trustly, the leading global payments platform for digital Account-to-Account transactions ("A2A") announces the acquisition of the UK-based Open Banking Payments platform Ecospend. Ecospend is a FCA UK regulated A2A payments provider powering the next generation of open banking based payments and financial data services.
buyer: Trustly
Founded in 2008, Trustly is a global leader in Open Banking Payments. Their digital account-to-account platform redefines the speed, simplicity and security of payments, linking some of the world's most prominent merchants with consumers directly from their online banking accounts. "
target: Ecospend
Ecospend is a FCA UK regulated A2A payments provider powering the next generation of open banking based payments and financial data services. Ecospend serves clients in a range of industries, including Public Sector where it has a key contract with the tax authority of the UK government, HMRC.
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closed 6/14/2010 via PR Newswire

North American Bancard, acquired Point and Pay, LLC.

synopsis: North American Bancard, LLC, one of the industry's leading payment solutions providers, announced that it has acquired Point and Pay from Vesta Corp. Point and Pay enables government agencies and utilities to accept electronic payments from consumers and businesses for taxes, registrations, licenses, utility bills, and other services and fees.
buyer: North American Bancard
Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, North American Bancard is a multi-faceted payment solutions provider dedicated to providing the latest technology as well as committing to the highest service levels. "
target parent: Vesta Corporation
target: Point and Pay, LLC.
Point and Pay provides a comprehensive suite of applications that allows government and public sector agencies to convert from antiquated paper-based payment processing systems to a fully automated electronic payment and remittance process.
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closed 8/10/2007 via BusinessWire

Online Resources Corp, acquired Internet Transaction Solutions, Inc

synopsis: Online Resources Corporation a leading provider of web-based financial services, has completed its acquisition of Internet Transaction Solutions, Inc., the leading biller service provider to receivables management companies and utilities. As previously announced, the acquisition price was $45 million in stock and cash.
buyer: Online Resources Corp (ORCC:$154.68)
Online Resources powers Web-based financial services for over 2700 financial institutions, billers and credit service providers. Its proprietary suite of account presentation and payment services are augmented by marketing services to drive consumer and business end-user adoption. "
target: Internet Transaction Solutions, Inc
Internet Transaction Solutions, Inc. provides Total ePayment Solutions® - the most comprehensive and effective electronic payment solution set available. These services enable billers and agencies to be paid by their customers by all electronic payment methods through all payment platforms.
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announced 9/21/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Paya, Inc., will acquire The Payment Group

synopsis: Paya, a leading provider of integrated payment and commerce solutions, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Payment Group (TPG). TPG provides integrated payment solutions to more than 600 utility and municipal government clients, linking all payments with their existing accounting and business management software.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Paya, Inc. (PAYA:$236.30)
Paya is a leading provider of integrated payment and frictionless commerce solutions that help customers accept and make payments, expedite receipt of money, and increase operating efficiencies. "
target parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
target: The Payment Group
The Payment Group provides integrated payment solutions to more than 600 utility and municipal government clients, linking all payments with their existing accounting and business management software.
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closed 7/27/2012 via Market Wire

Merchant Warehouse, acquired AVATAS Payment Solutions

synopsis: Merchant Warehouse®, a leader and innovator in payment acceptance solutions and merchant account services, announced the acquisition of AVATAS Payment Solutions for cash and equity, an independent sales organization specializing in delivering payment processing services for the heating fuels industries.
buyer: Merchant Warehouse
Merchant Warehouse enables merchants, agents, POS developers and VARs to achieve strategic business advantage through the delivery of current and emerging payment, offer and program solutions and merchant services that dramatically enhance the merchant-customer experience. "
target: AVATAS Payment Solutions
AVATAS Payment Solutions is the nationally recognized utility payment-processing expert. AVATAS boasts more than 600 customers nationwide and focuses on payment automation, technology and cash flow strategies.
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Tyler Technologies, Inc., will acquire NIC Inc.

synopsis: Tyler Technologies will acquire NIC Inc., a leading digital government solutions and payments company. Together, the combined company expects to significantly expand its business with federal agencies and leverage Tyler’s sales channels and client base to enhance NIC’s scale and accelerate its strategy of bringing vertical applications to clients.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$1,753.59)
Tyler Technologies provides integrated software and technology services to the public sector. Tyler's end-to-end solutions empower local, state, and federal government entities to operate more efficiently and connect more transparently with their constituents and with each other. "
target: NIC Inc. (:$460.45)
NIC is a leading digital government solutions and payments company. NIC provides user-friendly digital services, such as applying for unemployment insurance, submitting business filings, renewing licenses, accessing information, and making secure payments without visiting a government office.
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closed 9/16/2021 via finextra.com

Access PaySuite, acquired SmartDebit

synopsis: Access PaySuite, a division of Access UK Ltd, has acquired SmartDebit, the UK’s leading Direct Debit service provider, specializing in payment processing on behalf of businesses, not-for-profits and the public sector since 1998.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access PaySuite
Access PaySuite, part of The Access Group, a provider of business software solutions to the mid-market, is one of the UK’s growing digital payments providers operating in a challenging and highly fragmented sector. "
target: SmartDebit
SmartDebit is the UK’s leading Direct Debit service provider, specializing in payment processing on behalf of businesses, not-for-profits and the public sector since 1998.
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SECURUS Technologies, Inc., acquired GovPayNet

synopsis: Securus Technologies, a leading provider of technology enabled solutions for public safety, law enforcement and investigations, corrections, and government payment services, announced it has acquired GovPayNet, a category leader and solution-oriented processor of credit and debit card payments to government agencies.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: SECURUS Technologies, Inc.
Securus Technologies is a leading provider of technology enabled solutions for public safety, law enforcement and investigations, corrections, and government payment services. "
target: GovPayNet
GovPayNet is a category leader and solution-oriented processor of credit and debit card payments to government agencies. The company provides consumers with payment processing services for court fines and costs; cash bail, speeding and parking violations; and real estate and property tax payments.
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closed 5/11/2012 via BusinessWire

Wright Express Corporation, acquired CorporatePay

synopsis: Wright Express Corporation, a leading provider of value-based business payment processing and information management solutions, announced that it has acquired the stock of CorporatePay, the largest privately held provider of corporate prepaid solutions to the travel industry in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Wright Express Corporation (WEX:$1,553.37)
Wright Express is a leading provider of value-based, business payment processing and information management solutions. Its fleet, corporate, and prepaid payment solutions provide its more than 350,000 customers with unparalleled security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors. "
target: CorporatePay
CorporatePay is at the forefront of the rapidly growing digital payments sector. Its innovative and proprietary Prepaid Card Management Platform enables its customers to deliver significant efficiencies in the way they manage payments to employees, agents, suppliers and clients.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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