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closed 12/29/2017 via Company Press Release

ParentPay Limited, acquired Cypad Limited

synopsis: ParentPay Limited, the UK’s leading provider of school payment and parental engagement services, has acquired Cypad Limited, a leader in tablet and web based solutions for school catering, local authorities and contract catering service companies.
buyer: ParentPay Limited
ParentPay Ltd is the UK’s leading online payment and parental engagement provider for schools and families. It’s ParentPay platform delivers online payments, income management and dinner money administration for schools, local authorities and caterers. "
target: Cypad Limited
Cypad are leaders in web based solutions for school catering, local authorities and catering service organisations. Cypad support the entire process of providing a school meals service with a range of applications used by schools, local authorities and school caterers.
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closed 7/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Transact Campus Inc, acquired Hangry

synopsis: Transact, the leader in innovative payment and mobile credential solutions for a connected campus, announced the acquisition of the Canadian company, Hangry, an established and valued Transact partner. Hangry is a robust mobile ordering platform built for higher education institutions that delivers an exceptional on-campus experience.
buyer parent: Reverence Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Transact Campus Inc (ONE:$152.00)
Transact is the leader in innovative payment and mobile credential solutions for a connected campus. Its highly configurable, mobile-centric campus technology ecosystem simplifies the student experience across the full spectrum of student life. "
target: Hangry
Hangry is a robust mobile ordering platform built for higher education institutions that delivers an exceptional on-campus experience for the most important campus asset – students. The Hangry solution is integrated with all major campus card and point-of-sale systems.
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closed 11/10/2020 via GlobeNewswire

EMS LINQ, Inc., acquired TITAN School Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: LINQ, a K-12 school management software provider, acquired Titan School Solutions (TITAN), a cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) school nutrition management provider and industry leader in school nutrition management solutions. The acquisition lets LINQ deliver innovative software solutions to K-12 school districts that they need.
buyer: EMS LINQ, Inc.
LINQ delivers a platform of fully-integrated solutions to help K-12 school districts manage their operations. LINQ’s platform includes solutions for finance & human resources, nutrition management, digital payments, school and district websites, custom forms including student registration, and more."
target parent: Anderee Berengian
target: TITAN School Solutions, Inc.
Titan is the school nutrition industry’s fastest growing software as a service (SaaS) provider, assisting schools across the U.S. and internationally with the only 100% cloud-based resources on the market for management and operations.
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closed 3/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

K12 Enterprise, acquired Sartox, LLC

synopsis: Baltimore-based K12 Enterprise, Microsoft's leading financial and HR management software for K-12 school systems has acquired Sartox, LLC, a Virginia-based software firm specializing in business solutions for K-12 public schools.
buyer: K12 Enterprise
K12 Enterprise is Microsoft's leading enterprise-grade financial and human resource management software for K-12 school systems. "
target: Sartox, LLC
Sartox, LLC is a business solutions provider that centers on K-12 public and private schools in the areas of central administration enterprise systems, food service/cafeteria management, textbook management, and employee time and attendance capture.
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closed 10/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Heartland School Solutions, acquired School-Link Technologies

synopsis: Heartland School Solutions has acquired School-Link Technologies, Inc., a privately held provider of comprehensive K-12 school nutrition and point-of-sale (POS) solutions. Heartland School Solutions provides child nutrition and payment management solutions to public and private schools throughout the United States.
buyer parent: Heartland Payment Systems Inc.
buyer: Heartland School Solutions
Heartland School Solutions provides child nutrition and payment management solutions to public and private schools throughout the United States that support that goal. Its solutions include LunchBox, Comalex, and MySchoolBucks. "
target: School-Link Technologies
School-Link Technologies, Inc. (SL-Tech) is a privately held provider of comprehensive school nutrition and point-of-sale (POS) solutions. SL-Tech focuses exclusively on K-12 school districts, supplying a wealth of products and services for busy administrators and directors.
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closed 4/10/2014 via BusinessWire

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., acquired MCS Software

synopsis: Heartland Payment Systems, one of the nation’s largest payments processors, has acquired MCS Software, an innovative provider of school foodservice point-of-sale, back office and online payment solutions for more than 4,000 K-12 schools nationwide.
buyer: Heartland Payment Systems Inc. (HPY:$2,682.40)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, mobile commerce, e-commerce, marketing solutions, security technology, payroll solutions, and related business solutions and services to more than 275,000 business and educational locations nationwide. "
target: MCS Software
MCS Software provides the most innovative, easy-to-use and reliable software solutions, all supported with superior service to significantly increase efficiencies for schools nationwide.
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closed 12/29/2017 via Company Press Release

ParentPay Limited, acquired Cypad Limited

synopsis: ParentPay Limited, the UK’s leading provider of school payment and parental engagement services, has acquired Cypad Limited, a leader in tablet and web based solutions for school catering, local authorities and contract catering service companies.
buyer: ParentPay Limited
ParentPay Ltd is the UK’s leading online payment and parental engagement provider for schools and families. It’s ParentPay platform delivers online payments, income management and dinner money administration for schools, local authorities and caterers. "
target: Cypad Limited
Cypad are leaders in web based solutions for school catering, local authorities and catering service organisations. Cypad support the entire process of providing a school meals service with a range of applications used by schools, local authorities and school caterers.
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closed 1/30/2018 via Company Press Release

ParentPay Limited, acquired WIS Services B.V.

synopsis: ParentPay, Europe’s leading provider of school payment and parental engagement services, has acquired WIS, the market leading software provider for school payment collection and parent communication in the Netherlands. WIS offers WIS Communicator, a cloud messaging solution giving parents access to news, grades, homework, schedules and invoices.
buyer: ParentPay Limited
ParentPay Ltd is the UK’s leading online payment and parental engagement provider for schools and families. Its ParentPay platform delivers online payments, income management and dinner money administration for schools, local authorities and caterers. "
target: WIS Services B.V.
WIS is the market leading software provider for school payment collection and parent communication in the Netherlands. One of their products, WIS Communicator, is a powerful cloud messaging solution giving parents access to news, grades, homework, schedules, e-mails and invoices.
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closed 12/29/2017 via Company Press Release

ParentPay Limited, acquired Cypad Limited

synopsis: ParentPay Limited, the UK’s leading provider of school payment and parental engagement services, has acquired Cypad Limited, a leader in tablet and web based solutions for school catering, local authorities and contract catering service companies.
buyer: ParentPay Limited
ParentPay Ltd is the UK’s leading online payment and parental engagement provider for schools and families. It’s ParentPay platform delivers online payments, income management and dinner money administration for schools, local authorities and caterers. "
target: Cypad Limited
Cypad are leaders in web based solutions for school catering, local authorities and catering service organisations. Cypad support the entire process of providing a school meals service with a range of applications used by schools, local authorities and school caterers.
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closed 12/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Faria Education Group, acquired SchoolsBuddy

synopsis: Faria Education Group Limited, an international education systems and services provider, through its wholly-owned UK subsidiary, has acquired a majority interest in SchoolsBuddy, an activities management and payments solution serving more than 240 of the world’s leading international schools.
buyer: Faria Education Group
Faria Education Group was founded in 2006 to transition schools from paper onto a curriculum-focused learning platform. Today, Faria powers curriculum for more than 10,000 schools and districts and three million students. "
target: SchoolsBuddy
SchoolsBuddy is the complete extra-curricular management system available on both web and mobile. Designed for staff, students and parents, SchoolsBuddy features online signup, allocation, management, payments, and attendance for after school activities.
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closed 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

Connexeo Inc. merged with Vanco Payment Solutions, Inc.,

synopsis: Connexeo, a company that is transforming Administration Software and Payment Systems for education and community organizations, has merged with Vanco, a company that provides electronic payment and donation processing solutions, as well as software that enables educational organizations to operate more efficiently.
buyer: Vanco Payment Solutions, Inc.
Vanco serves those who make communities better places to live. Vanco provides electronic payment and donation processing solutions, as well as software that enables educational organizations to operate more efficiently. "
target: Connexeo Inc.
Connexeo is transforming Administration Software and Payment Systems for education and community organizations, delivering streamlined access and support through web-based solutions designed to address their industry’s unique needs.
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closed 1/30/2018 via Company Press Release

ParentPay Limited, acquired WIS Services B.V.

synopsis: ParentPay, Europe’s leading provider of school payment and parental engagement services, has acquired WIS, the market leading software provider for school payment collection and parent communication in the Netherlands. WIS offers WIS Communicator, a cloud messaging solution giving parents access to news, grades, homework, schedules and invoices.
buyer: ParentPay Limited
ParentPay Ltd is the UK’s leading online payment and parental engagement provider for schools and families. Its ParentPay platform delivers online payments, income management and dinner money administration for schools, local authorities and caterers. "
target: WIS Services B.V.
WIS is the market leading software provider for school payment collection and parent communication in the Netherlands. One of their products, WIS Communicator, is a powerful cloud messaging solution giving parents access to news, grades, homework, schedules, e-mails and invoices.
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closed 6/4/2014 via BusinessWire

Charge Payment, LLC, acquired Data Business Systems

synopsis: Charge Payment, LLC has acquired Data Business Systems (DBS). DBS specializes in the education software and payments sector. By leveraging technology to provide school districts with integrated, district-wide solutions, DBS today serves more than 5,500 schools with approximately 3 million students.
buyer: Charge Payment, LLC (IIIV:$152.34)
Charge Payment, LLC is a technology centric payment company focused on providing solutions to its clients throughout the U.S. These solutions help their clients improve their operating efficiencies, enhance revenues, and streamline their payment processing functions. "
target: Data Business Systems
Data Business Systems (DSB) specializes in the education software and payments sector. By leveraging technology to provide school districts with integrated, district-wide solutions, DBS serves more than 5,500 schools with approximately 3 million students.
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closed 12/16/2019 via BusinessWire

Rev19, acquired PAYK12

synopsis: Rev19, LLC, a Southlake, TX-based fintech company, announced the acquisition of PAYK12, LLC, a next-generation, school payments solution. Headquartered in Indianapolis, PAYK12 is a cloud-based software platform that provides districts, schools, and the departments within, one digital hub for managing school payments and funds.
buyer: Rev19
Rev19 is an established, rapidly growing merchant services and financial technology company based in Southlake, TX. Put simply, Rev19’s goal is to provide the very best experience, customer service, and payment solutions for their merchants. "
target: PAYK12
Headquartered in Indianapolis, PAYK12 is a cloud-based software platform that provides districts, schools, and the departments within, one digital hub for managing school payments and funds.
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closed 11/30/2017 via PE Hub

Togetherwork, acquired CommunityPass

synopsis: Togetherwork, the emerging leader in Group Management Software and Payments, announced the acquisition of Capturepoint, a leader in software for Recreation Management. Capturepoint is the developer of CommunityPass, a comprehensive, cloud-based registration management solution for recreation and schools.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: Togetherwork
Togetherwork is the emerging leader in software and payments for groups and organizations of all kinds, helping them grow, become more efficient, increase revenues, and provide excellent service to their members and constituents. "
target: CommunityPass
Capturepoint is the developer of CommunityPass, which provides recreation departments and school districts with a highly customizable platform for managing registrations, reservations and payments.
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closed 9/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Diamond Mind merged with TADS,

synopsis: Serent Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that it has sold Diamond Mind, the leader in campus-wide payment solutions for independent schools, to Education Brands, a leading software provider to the education industry and a portfolio company of Genstar Capital.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: TADS
TADS is the private school industry’s only provider of single-sign on, integrated web-based tuition management, enrollment, financial aid and admissions with fully supported services. TADS provides cutting-edge technology to over 1,500 private and faith-based K-12 schools nationwide. "
target parent: Serent Capital
target: Diamond Mind
Diamond Mind is the nation’s leading provider of payment solutions for independent K-12 schools serving 850+ schools for over a decade. Diamond Mind offers credit and debit card processing, eChecks, purchase cards and payment software.
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closed 4/19/2016 via BusinessWire

i3 Verticals, LLC, acquired Esber Cash Register

synopsis: i3 Verticals, a rapidly growing technology and payment processing company, acquired Esber Cash Register (ECR). ECR provides school systems in Ohio and Western Pennsylvania with a cost-effective method to host an online payment program through a secure web-based system which simplifies payment, collection and balancing of funds for school districts.
buyer: i3 Verticals, LLC (IIIV:$152.34)
i3 Verticals, LLC is a technology-centric payment company focused on providing solutions to its clients throughout the U.S. These solutions will help clients improve their operating efficiencies, enhance revenues, and streamline their payment processing functions. "
target: Esber Cash Register
Esber Cash Register provides school systems in Ohio and Western Pennsylvania with a cost-effective method to host an online payment program through a secure web-based system, which simplifies payment, collection and balancing of funds for school districts.
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closed 3/11/2019 via GlobeNewswire

EVO Payments International, acquired Way2Pay

synopsis: EVO Payments, Inc., a leading global payment technology and services provider, announced the acquisition of Way2Pay, a payment gateway headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The Way2Pay gateway provides integrated payment solutions for schools and clubs in Ireland and the UK.
buyer: EVO Payments International (EVOP:$517.39)
EVO Payments, Inc. is a leading payment technology and services provider. EVO offers an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across North America and Europe. "
target: Way2Pay
Way2Pay is a payment gateway headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The Way2Pay gateway provides integrated payment solutions for schools and clubs in Ireland and the UK.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Edlio, acquired Online School Management Systems

synopsis: Online School Management Systems (OSMS) has been acquired by Edlio, an LA-headquartered specialist in school websites and parent communication. Online School Management Systems (OSMS) specializes in cloud based solutions for receipting school funds from parents and students online or in person.
buyer parent: L Squared Capital Partners
buyer: Edlio
For 18+ years, Edlio has connected K-12 educators with their communities, offering a comprehensive and easy-to-use communication package. Edlio’s content management system powers over 10,000 websites for schools and districts across North America. "
target: Online School Management Systems
Online School Management Systems (OSMS) specializes in cloud based solutions for receipting school funds from parents and students online or in person. Online School Payments (OSP) is a fully integrated online school activity and cafeteria funds payment solution.
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closed 10/13/2011 via PR Newswire

Travelex Global Business Payments, Inc., acquired Pay 24-7 Limited

synopsis: Travelex Global Business Payments, the international payments specialist, has announced the acquisition of Pay 24-7, online payments technology used by leading universities and higher education institutions in the UK, North America, Europe and Asia.
buyer parent: Travelex Holdings Limited
buyer: Travelex Global Business Payments, Inc.
Travelex Global Business Payments is a global foreign exchange specialist providing the payment and receipt of domestic and international funds for businesses of all sizes. Every year, it processes payments around the world over 35,000 businesses to 1 million beneficiaries. "
target: Pay 24-7 Limited
Pay 24-7 is an online payments technology used by leading universities and higher education institutions in the UK, North America, Europe and Asia. Pay 24-7 is recognised as one of the leading players in this specialised e-payment sector.
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closed 4/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Reverence Capital Partners LLC, acquired Transact Campus Inc

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. announced that the company has completed the sale of its Blackboard Transact business unit to Reverence Capital Partners, LP. Through transformative payments, Transact partners with institutions to help them make their student and family experience mobile-centric.
buyer: Reverence Capital Partners LLC
Reverence Capital Partners is a private investment firm focused on thematic investing in leading global, middle-market financial services businesses through control and influence oriented investments. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Transact Campus Inc (ONE:$152.00)
Through transformative payments, Transact partners with institutions to help them make their student and family experience mobile-centric. Transact's open enterprise-class cloud platform enables mission-critical capabilities that translate into superior student and family experiences.
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i3 Verticals, LLC, acquired Pace Payment Systems, Inc.

synopsis: i3 Verticals, Inc. announced the acquisition of Pace Payment Systems, Inc. Pace markets, distributes and sells payment processing products and services, primarily through integrated partnerships in the Public Sector and Education verticals. Through its products, Pace enables its customers to access complete transaction flows in real time.
buyer: i3 Verticals, LLC (IIIV:$152.34)
i3 Verticals delivers seamlessly integrated payment and software solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses and other organizations in strategic vertical markets, such as education, non-profit, public, property management, and healthcare and to the business-to-business payments market. "
target: Pace Payment Systems, Inc.
Pace markets, distributes and sells payment processing products (including software products) and services, primarily through integrated partnerships in the Public Sector and Education verticals. Through its products, Pace enables its customers to access complete transaction flows in real time.
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