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closed 12/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired Titus Inc.

synopsis: Blackstone announced that funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities have acquired a majority share in Titus, a leading provider of data classification and categorization solutions headquartered in Canada. Titus' solutions enable organizations to bridge multiple data security solutions and ensure documents and files are protected.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. Tactical Opportunities is Blackstone's opportunistic investment platform. "
target: Titus Inc.
Based in Canada, Titus enables organizations to discover, classify, protect, analyze and confidently share information. Organizations can use Titus products to meet regulatory compliance requirements by identifying and securing unstructured data – on the desktop, on mobile devices, and in the cloud.
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announced 4/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire WhiteHat Security, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the silicon to software partner for innovative companies, will acquire WhiteHat Security from NTT Security Corporation, a specialized security company in Japan. WhiteHat Security is a leading provider of application security Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). The company is committed to securing the entire software development lifecycle.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$4,504.13)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
target: WhiteHat Security, Inc.
WhiteHat Security is the leading application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. They are empowering DevSecOps by continuously assessing the risk for organizations’ software assets and helping them to embed security in the software life cycle.
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announced 4/26/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Tenable Network Security Inc, will acquire Bit Discovery, Inc.

synopsis: Tenable Holdings, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Bit Discovery, Inc., a leader in external attack surface management (EASM). Bit Discovery have amassed enormous amounts of Internet data and can show companies what they own almost instantly.
buyer: Tenable Network Security Inc (TENB:$541.13)
Tenable is the Cyber Exposure company, enabling organizations around the globe to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. "
target: Bit Discovery, Inc.
Bit Discovery, Inc. is a leader in external attack surface management (EASM). They have amassed enormous amounts of Internet data and can show companies what they own almost instantly. What would once take days or weeks to discover manually, is now down to seconds using Bit Discovery.
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closed 4/6/2022 via PR Newswire

SilverSky, acquired Cybraics

synopsis: SilverSky, a cybersecurity innovator offering powerful managed detection and response (MDR) services, has acquired Cybraics, a developer of threat detection and log management solutions. SilverSky aims to integrate Cybraics' AI/Machine Learning based behavioral analytics technology into its fast-growing portfolio of services.
buyer: SilverSky
SilverSky is the leading independent cloud-based managed security services provider. SilverSky levels the playing field and enables companies, regardless of their size, to access enterprise-grade cybersecurity to meet regulatory requirements, proactively respond to threats, and rapidly reduce risk. "
target: Cybraics
Cybraics was developed out of a long-term DARPA machine learning and AI cybersecurity research program. Cybraics combines sophisticated think tank machine learning and AI with over 250+ analytic behavioral detections to produce the world’s most advanced threat detection and log management solution.
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announced 3/9/2022 via BusinessWire

HelpSystems, LLC, will acquire Alert Logic, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems will acquire Alert Logic, a well-known leader in managed detection and response (MDR) services. Alert Logic works as a seamless extension of security teams, augmenting existing cybersecurity resources and technology to safeguard on-premise, cloud, SaaS, and hybrid infrastructures.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: Alert Logic, Inc.
Alert Logic is the only managed detection and response (MDR) provider that delivers comprehensive coverage for public clouds, SaaS, on-premise, and hybrid environments. Its cloud-native technology ensures businesses have the most effective response to resolve whatever threats may come.
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announced 3/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Mandiant Corporation

synopsis: Google is to acquire Mandiant, one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Mandiant Corporation (NasdaqGS:MNDT:$483.45)
Since their founding in 2004, Mandiant has become one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
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closed 3/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Ava Security

synopsis: Motorola Solutions acquired Ava Security Limited, a London, U.K.-based global provider of cloud-native video security and analytics. Led by Tormod Ree, CEO, Ava Security provides a cloud solution that gives enterprises real-time visibility and analytics to optimize their operations and detect anomalies and threats.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,171.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: Ava Security
Ava Security Limited is a London, U.K.-based global provider of cloud-native video security and analytics. Ava Security provides a cloud solution that gives enterprises real-time visibility and analytics to optimize their operations and detect anomalies and threats.
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closed 4/1/2022 via BusinessWire

CloudFlare, Inc., acquired Area 1 Security

synopsis: Cloudflare, the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, has acquired Area 1 Security. Area 1 Security’s cloud-native platform, which works seamlessly with any email offering, stops phishing attacks by preemptively discovering and eliminating them before they can inflict damage in a corporate environment.
buyer: CloudFlare, Inc. (NET:$656.43)
Cloudflare, Inc. is on a mission to help build a better Internet. Cloudflare’s suite of products protect and accelerate any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. "
target: Area 1 Security
Area 1 Security’s cloud-native platform, which works seamlessly with any email offering, stops phishing attacks by preemptively discovering and eliminating them before they can inflict damage in a corporate environment.
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announced 2/10/2022 via PR Web

HelpSystems, LLC, will acquire Tripwire, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems will acquire Tripwire, a recognized leader of file integrity monitoring (FIM) solutions from Belden Inc. As the inventor of FIM technology, Tripwire sets the industry standard for this critical security control, a foundational element in a finely tuned security posture.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Belden Inc.
target: Tripwire, Inc.
Tripwire is the trusted leader for establishing a strong cybersecurity foundation. Its diverse solution portfolio finds, monitors, and mitigates risks to organizations’ digital infrastructure both on site and in the cloud—all without disrupting day-to-day operations or productivity.
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$350
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closed 1/20/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Nautic Partners, LLC, acquired Security On-Demand Inc.

synopsis: Nautic Partners, LLC has acquired Security On-Demand, Inc. ("SOD"), a leader in cyber threat detection and data analytics services. Under this new partnership, Security On-Demand will continue to provide world-class cyber threat detection and managed security services, while expanding their established leadership in the cybersecurity industry.
buyer: Nautic Partners, LLC
Nautic is a middle-market private equity firm that focuses on three industries: healthcare, industrials, and services. Nautic has completed over 145 platform transactions throughout its 35-plus year history. Nautic generally makes equity investments of $50 to $400 million or more. "
target: Security On-Demand Inc.
Security On-Demand (SOD) provides 24x7 advanced cyber-threat detection services for mid-market companies and state and local government agencies. SOD's ThreatWatch platform enables the detection of advanced threats that help protect brand value and reduce the risk of a data breach.
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closed 1/19/2022 via BusinessWire

Netrix, LLC, acquired BTB Security

synopsis: Netrix, LLC, a leading provider of managed and professional IT services, has acquired BTB Security, a cybersecurity and digital forensics solutions company. The acquisition strategically expands Netrix’s managed security portfolio and its ability to deliver sophisticated cybersecurity consulting services to small and mid-sized enterprise clients.
buyer: Netrix, LLC
Netrix is a leading provider of cloud, security, collaboration, IT Service Management and application development solutions. Through both proprietary and managed solutions leveraging leading third-party tools, Netrix addresses the most mission-critical IT needs of midsize and enterprise businesses. "
target: BTB Security
BTB Security provides an extensive range of services for information security and digital forensics targeted at small and mid-sized enterprise customers. Its offerings encompass all aspects of information security and computer forensics from recurring managed detection to virtual CISO services.
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closed 1/10/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Dathena

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Dathena, a deep-tech company that provides an A.I. Driven Data Discovery and Classification platform, bringing a new paradigm to data privacy and security solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: Dathena
Dathena is a deep-tech company that provide an A.I. Driven Data Discovery and Classification platform, bringing a new paradigm to data privacy and security solutions.
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closed 12/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Donnelley Financial Solutions, acquired Guardum

synopsis: Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN), a risk and compliance company, has purchased data security and privacy software provider Guardum. Guardum provides data security software that uses pattern matching technology to automate the discovery and redaction of personally identifiable information (PII).
buyer: Donnelley Financial Solutions (:$970.80)
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leading global risk and compliance solutions company. They provide domain expertise, software and data analytics for every stage of their clients’ business and investment lifecycles. "
target: Guardum
Guardum provides data security software that uses pattern matching technology to automate the discovery and redaction of personally identifiable information (PII). The software can be used across various departments and job functions to help users locate, secure and control data.
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announced 12/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Iron Mountain Incorporated, will acquire ITRenew

synopsis: Iron Mountain Incorporated, the leading information management company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ITRenew, a global leader in mission critical data center lifecycle management solutions.
buyer: Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM:$4,391.60)
Iron Mountain Incorporated is the global leader in innovative storage and information management services, storing and protecting billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts. "
target: ITRenew
ITRenew, the Circular Cloud leader, is a multinational corporation creating circularity models and second lives for some of the most advanced data center technology on the planet.
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$725*
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closed 11/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Coinbase, acquired Unbound Security

synopsis: Coinbase has acquired Israeli-based Unbound Security. Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
buyer: Coinbase (COIN:$5,924.61)
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Unbound Security
Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
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announced 11/29/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., will acquire Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a leading private investment firm, is to acquire Quest Software, a global cybersecurity, data intelligence, and IT operations management software provider, from Francisco Partners.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next.
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closed 10/27/2021 via Company Press Release

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Digital Guardian

synopsis: HelpSystems announced the acquisition of Digital Guardian, the industry’s only SaaS provider of data loss prevention (DLP) solutions for large and mid-sized organizations. Digital Guardian's cloud-delivered data protection platform is purpose-built to stop data loss by both insiders and outsiders on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Digital Guardian
Digital Guardian is no-compromise data protection. The company’s cloud-delivered data protection platform is purpose-built to stop data loss by both insiders and outsiders on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
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announced 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia, will acquire WebSecure Technologies Australia

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Australia is to acquire Sydney-based information security and risk management provider WebSecure Technologies Australia. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia
PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia is part of a multinational professional services network of firms, operating as partnerships under the PwC brand. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, HR, deals and forensics. "
target: WebSecure Technologies Australia
WebSecure Technologies is a Sydney-based information security and risk management provider. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
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announced 9/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, will acquire GuardiCore

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the world's most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, is to acquire Tel Aviv, Israel-based Guardicore, a segmentation company disrupting the legacy firewall market. Their software-only approach is decoupled from the physical network, providing a faster alternative to firewalls.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,461.22)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: GuardiCore
Guardicore is the segmentation company disrupting the legacy firewall market. Their software-only approach is decoupled from the physical network, providing a faster alternative to firewalls. They offer greater security and visibility in the cloud, data-center and endpoint.
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announced 9/21/2021 via PR Newswire

OneTrust LLC, will acquire Tugboat Logic

synopsis: OneTrust, the category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust, will acquire Tugboat Logic, a technology platform that simplifies and automates information security assurance and audit readiness for dozens of security frameworks. As a part of OneTrust, Tugboat Logic will deliver a security platform companies can grow into.
buyer: OneTrust LLC
OneTrust is the category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust. More than 10,000 customers, including half of the Fortune Global 500, use OneTrust to make trust a competitive differentiator, implementing central agile workflows across privacy, security, data governance, and more. "
target: Tugboat Logic
Tugboat Logic is the Security Assurance Platform that provides continuous compliance. Tugboat Logic provides automated technology to demystify the process of creating and managing an InfoSec program. With Tugboat Logic, companies can quickly get secure and prove it to customers.
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closed 6/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Titus Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Titus and Boldon James. Headquartered in Ottawa, Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The acquisition establishes a leading platform in data classification and meets customers’ needs for a comprehensive, powerful suite of data security options.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Titus Inc.
Ottawa-based Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The company’s products enable organizations to discover, classify, protect, analyze, and share information.
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closed 12/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired Titus Inc.

synopsis: Blackstone announced that funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities have acquired a majority share in Titus, a leading provider of data classification and categorization solutions headquartered in Canada. Titus' solutions enable organizations to bridge multiple data security solutions and ensure documents and files are protected.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. Tactical Opportunities is Blackstone's opportunistic investment platform. "
target: Titus Inc.
Based in Canada, Titus enables organizations to discover, classify, protect, analyze and confidently share information. Organizations can use Titus products to meet regulatory compliance requirements by identifying and securing unstructured data – on the desktop, on mobile devices, and in the cloud.
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closed 5/17/2022 via BusinessWire

Candle Media, acquired ATTN:

synopsis: Candle Media, an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. has acquired ATTN:, a leading purpose-driven, social storytelling company.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Candle Media
Candle Media is a next-generation media company run by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs and backed by investment capital from Blackstone. Candle is an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. "
target: ATTN:
ATTN: is a media company that bridges entertainment with topical issues to explain the world around us. They are leaders when it comes to reaching people who want context on the issues and conversations that matter to them.
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closed 3/4/2022 via BNC Analysis

International Market Centers, acquired Shoppe Object

synopsis: International Market Centers (IMC), the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space, has acquired Shoppe Object, New York’s semiannual home and gift show. Shoppe Object is a design-focused tradeshow featuring a roster of visionary brands and makers. They also operate Shoppe Online, a B2B digital marketplace for home and lifestyle products.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: International Market Centers
International Market Centers (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. IMC owns and operates nearly 20 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta. "
target: Shoppe Object
Shoppe Object is New York’s semiannual home and gift show. Shoppe Object is a design-focused tradeshow featuring a curated roster of visionary brands and makers presented in an elevated setting. They also operate Shoppe Online, a B2B digital wholesale marketplace for home and lifestyle products.
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closed 2/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Moonbug, purchased Little Angel from Valnet Inc.

synopsis: Moonbug has acquired Little Angel, a network of kids-focused YouTube channels that generate about 1.5 billion views a month. The main Little Angel channel produces animated videos set to nursery rhymes and songs for kids, and has about 27 million subscribers on YouTube.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills. "
seller parent: Valsoft Corp
seller: Valnet Inc.
Little Angel is a network of kids-focused YouTube channels that generate about 1.5 billion views a month. The main Little Angel channel produces animated videos set to nursery rhymes and songs for kids, and has about 27 million subscribers on YouTube.
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closed 2/8/2022 via GlobeNewswire

International Data Group, acquired Selling Simplified

synopsis: IDG Communications, Inc. announced that it has acquired Selling Simplified, a versatile Marketing-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform that provides lead generation products, data services and analytics.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: International Data Group
International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG’s online network includes more than 450 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment, and video games worldwide. "
target: Selling Simplified
Selling Simplified is a versatile Marketing-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform that provides lead generation products, data services and analytics.
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announced 1/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Ellucian, will acquire CampusLogic, Inc.

synopsis: Ellucian, a leading higher education technology solutions provider for more than 2,700 institutions around the world, will acquire CampusLogic, a leading Ed-Tech provider of Student Financial Success solutions supporting nearly 800 higher education institutions and improving the outcomes of more than five million students.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Ellucian
Ellucian is charting the digital future of higher education with a portfolio of cloud-ready technology solutions and services. From student recruitment to workforce analytics, Ellucian's suite of data-rich tools gives colleges and universities the information they need to lead with confidence. "
target: CampusLogic, Inc.
CampusLogic delivers SaaS technology that helps colleges and universities remove barriers in the financial aid process. The company helps nearly 800 schools increase enrollment, retention, and graduation rates with the most comprehensive platform of Student Financial Success products.
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closed 1/11/2022 via Company Press Release

Candle Media, acquired Faraway Road Productions

synopsis: Candle Media, the next-generation media company run by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs, announced it has acquired Faraway Road Productions. Founded by Lior Raz & Avi Issacharoff, the creators of FAUDA and Hit & Run, Faraway Road Productions is a global media and entertainment company.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Candle Media
Candle Media is a next-generation media company run by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs and backed by investment capital from Blackstone. Candle is an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. "
target: Faraway Road Productions
Founded and led by award-winning creators, Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff, Faraway Road is a global media company producing bold and engaging original content. Faraway Road is best known for creating and producing the critically acclaimed series FAUDA, a political thriller in which Raz also stars.
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closed 12/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

International Data Group, acquired LeadSift

synopsis: IDG Communications, Inc., the global leader in technology media, data, and marketing services, announced the acquisition of LeadSift, a Canadian-based B2B sales and marketing intelligence platform.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: International Data Group
International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG’s online network includes more than 450 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment, and video games worldwide. "
target: LeadSift
LeadSift is a Canadian-based B2B sales and marketing intelligence platform. LeadSift uses proprietary artificial intelligence and data mining technologies to extract actionable insights for B2B marketers from millions of data points across the web.
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closed 1/4/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Atos SE, acquired Cloudreach

synopsis: Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has acquired Cloudreach, a leading multi-cloud services company specializing in cloud application development and cloud migration.
buyer: Atos SE (ENXTPA:ATO:$12,340.38)
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud, and high performance computing, the group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Cloudreach
Cloudreach is the world’s leading independent multi-cloud services company. Their mission is to deliver the promise of cloud and drive extraordinary value for their customers. Cloudreach helps enterprises win competitive advantage through successful cloud transformation.
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closed 12/1/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Clarion Events, Ltd., acquired Consero Group LLC

synopsis: Consero has been sold to Clarion Events, a portfolio company of Blackstone. Founded in 2010, Consero is a leader in the development of high-impact events for senior executives in industries that include Legal, Customer Experience, HR, Procurement and Technology.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Clarion Events, Ltd.
Headquartered in London, Clarion is a truly international business, with a portfolio of events and media brands across a range of vertical markets. Clarion organises both live and digital events, attracting buyers with spending and decision-making power who are looking for solutions and innovations."
target: Consero Group LLC
Founded in 2010, Consero is a leader in the development of high-impact events for senior executives in industries that include Legal, Customer Experience, HR, Procurement and Technology. Consero is best known for transforming the executive experience through intimate, invitation-only programs.
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announced 12/1/2021 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, will acquire irth Solutions

synopsis: Blackstone announced that Blackstone Energy Partners will acquire Irth Solutions, a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service (“SaaS”) solutions that automate processes for damage prevention and asset protection across critical network infrastructure assets.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $731 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target parent: Gauge Capital
target: irth Solutions
Irth Solutions is the leading provider of cloud-based asset protection solutions to improve resilience of critical asset infrastructure, including their flagship 811 ticket management solution.
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closed 11/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Candle Media, acquired Moonbug

synopsis: Moonbug Entertainment Ltd., the digital-first, global children’s entertainment company, announced it has been acquired Candle Media, a media company run by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs and backed by investment capital from Blackstone.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Candle Media
Candle Media is a next-generation media company run by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs and backed by investment capital from Blackstone. Candle is an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. "
target: Moonbug
Moonbug is a global entertainment company providing fun and safe content for children. Moonbug develops and distributes age-appropriate content that encourages healthy values such as compassion, empathy and resilience, while teaching children fundamental life skills.
price ($mm)
$2,750
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announced 10/20/2021 via BusinessWire

HealthEdge, will acquire Wellframe

synopsis: HealthEdge Software, Inc. will acquire Wellframe Inc., a digital health management company. Wellframe currently serves more than 33 million members through a consumer-facing and user-friendly mobile application that delivers personalized content and facilitates seamless connectivity to health plan staff.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: HealthEdge
HealthEdge offers the health insurance industry’s leading next-gen solution suite providing automation and seamless connectivity between all parts of a payer’s administrative and clinical systems. "
target: Wellframe
Wellframe strategically partners with health plans nationwide to reimagine the relationship between plans and members. Its digital health management solutions for care management and advocacy enable a level of care and support that empowers people and organizations to achieve their best.
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closed 9/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Mphasis Corporation, acquired Blink Interactive, Inc.

synopsis: India-based Mphasis, an Information Technology (IT) solutions provider specializing in cloud and cognitive services, has acquired Blink UX, a User Experience research, strategy, and design firm that works with some of the world's leading enterprises to create transformative digital products, brands, and experiences.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Mphasis Corporation (BSE:526299:$1,372.66)
Based in India, Mphasis applies next-generation technology to help enterprises transform businesses globally. Its Front2Back Transformation approach uses the exponential power of cloud and cognitive to provide hyper-personalized digital experience to clients and their end customers. "
target: Blink Interactive, Inc.
Blink is a User Experience strategy, research, and design firm that works with leading brands to create meaningful digital products. Blink brings two decades of experience using its evidence-driven design process to projects for clients such as Amazon, Microsoft, NASA, and Starbucks.
price ($mm)
$94
rev ($mm)
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announced 8/31/2021 via BusinessWire

Ancestry.com, will acquire Geneanet SA

synopsis: Ancestry®, the global leader in family history, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Geneanet, a leading French genealogy company. With over 30 billion records from more than 80 countries, Ancestry helps customers discover new details about their family story and ancestors.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Ancestry.com
Ancestry®, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, empowers journeys of personal discovery to enrich lives. With an unparalleled collection of more than 30 billion records in their consumer DNA network, customers can gain a new level of understanding about their lives. "
target: Geneanet SA
Geneanet is a leading French genealogy company with a large and growing European community of more than 4 million members. Geneanet is available in ten languages and more than 25 countries.
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closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Blackstone Group LP, acquired Hello Sunshine

synopsis: Reese Witherspoon sold a majority stake in her production company to a new firm run by former top Walt Disney Co. executives and backed by the private equity firm Blackstone Group Inc. Hello Sunshine is a media company that puts women at the center of every story they create, celebrate and discover.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $649 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target: Hello Sunshine
Founded by Reese Witherspoon, Hello Sunshine is a media company that puts women at the center of every story they create, celebrate and discover. They tell stories they love–from big to small, funny to complex–all shining a light on where women are now and helping them chart a new path forward.
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announced 7/20/2021 via Company Press Release

Blackstone Group LP, will acquire Simplilearn

synopsis: Blackstone announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Simplilearn Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a leading online learning ‘bootcamp’ based in India offering digital skills training and courses to working professionals all over the world.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $649 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target: Simplilearn
Simplilearn is the world’s #1 online bootcamp and one of the world’s leading certification training providers. They partner with companies and individuals to address their unique needs, providing training and coaching that helps working professionals achieve their career goals.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired Sphera

synopsis: Sphera has announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone have completed their previously announced acquisition of Sphera, a leading provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) software, data and consulting services, from Genstar Capital.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $649 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: Sphera
Sphera is the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship. Sphera has advanced Operational Excellence to create a safer, more sustainable and productive world.
price ($mm)
$1,400
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/25/2021 via Company Press Release

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired US Fixed Income Electronic Trading Platform

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets Inc., a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, has completed its acquisition of Nasdaq’s U.S. fixed income electronic trading platform.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets Inc. is a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets. Tradeweb provides access to markets, data and analytics, electronic trading, straight-through-processing and reporting for more than 40 products. "
target parent: Nasdaq, Inc.
target: US Fixed Income Electronic Trading Platform (ESPD:$1,117.64)
Nasdaq’s U.S. fixed income electronic trading platform was formerly known as eSpeed, a leader in developing and deploying electronic marketplaces and related trading technology that offers traders access to the most liquid, efficient and neutral financial markets in the world.
price ($mm)
$190
rev ($mm)
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announced 6/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Vungle, will acquire JetFuel, LLC

synopsis: Vungle, a leading mobile performance marketing platform, will acquire JetFuel, an influencer marketing platform. JetFuel enables Vungle to offer advertisers even greater reach in acquiring high-value users and the ability to target the increasingly valuable Gen Z market through engaging, influencer-owned viral content that drives action.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Vungle
Vungle is the trusted guide for growth and engagement, transforming how people discover and experience apps. Mobile application developers partner with Vungle to monetize their apps through innovative in-app ad experiences that are inspired by insight and crafted with creativity. "
target: JetFuel, LLC
JetFuel's mission is to empower creators by building the tools that they need, starting with monetization. JetFuel's flagship influencer product, The Plug, offers a self-serve monetization for anyone with an online following and aims to be a comprehensive platform for influencer success.
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closed 9/15/2021 via Company Press Release

Blackstone Group LP, Vista Equity Partners, acquired Ellucian

synopsis: Blackstone and Vista Equity Partners has acquired Ellucian, a leading higher education technology solutions provider. Ellucian delivers mission-critical ERP software to higher-education institutions. Ellucian sets its customers up for long-term success with secure, flexible technology designed for the complexities of higher education.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms with $649 billion in assets under management. Vista Equity Partners is a leading global investment firm with more than $75 billion in assets under management. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: Ellucian
Ellucian is the market leader charting the digital future of higher education with a portfolio of cloud-ready technology solutions and services. Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of data-rich tools gives colleges and universities the information they need to lead with confidence.
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closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
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closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,532.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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closed 12/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Robinhood, acquired Cove Markets

synopsis: No-fee trading app Robinhood has acquired Cove Markets to help ensure quality trade executions for its users. Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts.
buyer: Robinhood (HOOD:$1,769.97)
Robinhood is democratizing finance for all. With customers at the heart of its decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers, removing fees, and providing greater access to financial information. Their smartphone app allows individual investors to buy and sell stocks for free. "
target: Cove Markets
Cove Markets Inc. is a cross-exchange trading platform that makes it easier for people to manage their crypto accounts. They offer advanced tools, trading algorithms, live and historical data, analytics, charts, web widgets, and more.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi (SOFI:$867.87)
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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$1,496.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$479.05
EBIT ($mm)
$334.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.51
Employees
6562
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Ticker: LSE:SOPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sophos
Sophos
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$710.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.50
EBIT ($mm)
$56.10
Net Income ($mm)
$26.90
Employees
3381
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Ticker: ZS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zscaler, Inc.
Zscaler is a leading cloud-based information security company. Zscaler offers a secure internet and web gateway that creates fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$601.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($155.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($183.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2020
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:MNDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mandiant Corporation
Mandiant Corporation
Since their founding in 2004, Mandiant has become one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$483.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($238.48)
EBIT ($mm)
($321.61)
Net Income ($mm)
$916.14
Employees
2335
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Ticker: CYBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberArk
CyberArk
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against threats before attacks can do irreparable damage.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$444.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.58
EBIT ($mm)
$51.23
Net Income ($mm)
$51.77
Employees
1380
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Ticker: QLYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for better outcomes and substantial savings.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$384.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$112.45
EBIT ($mm)
$77.37
Net Income ($mm)
$67.93
Employees
1535
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Varonis Systems
Varonis is a pioneer in data security and analytics. Varonis' Data Security Platform detects insider threats and cyberattacks by analyzing data, account activity, and user behavior. Their platform prevents and limits disaster by discovering and locking down sensitive, regulated and stale data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$270.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($85.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1574
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Ticker: HLSE:FSC1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure has been defending tens of millions of people around the globe from digital threats for over 25 years. Their award-winning products protect people and companies against everything from crimeware to corporate cyberattacks, and are available from over 6000 resellers and 200 operators.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$199.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.52
EBIT ($mm)
$13.73
Net Income ($mm)
$12.16
Employees
1145
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Ticker: BUSE:OPUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opus Global, Inc.
Opus Global is a global risk and compliance SaaS and data solution company, founded on a simple premise: that faster, better decisions in compliance and risk management give businesses an extraordinary advantage in the marketplace.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$160.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.64
EBIT ($mm)
$18.91
Net Income ($mm)
$21.05
Employees
47
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Ticker: TSX:ABT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Absolute Software Corporation
Absolute Software Corporation
Absolute Software Corporation is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions. Persistence® technology from Absolute provides organizations with visibility and control over all of their devices, regardless of user or location.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$116.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.42
EBIT ($mm)
$15.23
Net Income ($mm)
$8.95
Employees
530
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Ticker: ENXTPA:INSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verimatrix
Verimatrix
Verimatrix is a global provider of security and analytics solutions that protect devices, services and applications across multiple markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$72.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
155
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc.
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$22.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation is an early-stage security and information access technology software company. The Company delivers immediate information with secure access to computer desktops and other consumer electronic devices from remote locations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: VSHE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VShield Software Corp
VSheild Software Corporation designs, produces, markets and sells leading edge computer security software programs that feature advanced software development and technologies. All of the Company's security systems are based on previously proven and field tested large commercial security systems.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: NYSE:PANW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks is leading cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for organizations worldwide. Their platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization's assets.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,782.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($201.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8376
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,433.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$16,236.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$14,780.48
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,531.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,374.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,892.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,845.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,788.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,850.95
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$322.80
Employees
1364
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$421.45
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint
UK-based Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group, providing private equity and private debt lending solutions to the middle market. Bridgepoint focuses on acquiring or investing in businesses with strong market positions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$353.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$136.39
EBIT ($mm)
$128.50
Net Income ($mm)
$75.95
Employees
340
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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