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closed 8/13/1999 via Company Press Release

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired Hanley Wood, LLC

synopsis: VS&A Communications Partners III, L.P., a $1 billion fund affiliated with Veronis, Suhler & Associates, announced that on Friday, August 13, 1999 it had signed a definitive agreement to purchase Hanley-Wood, Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based business-to-business publishing company.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe. "
target: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions.
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closed 1/13/2012 via BusinessWire

Oaktree Capital Management, LLC, Strategic Value Partners, LLC, Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Hanley Wood, LLC

synopsis: Hanley Wood LLC, the leading business-to-business media company serving the housing and commercial design and construction industries, announced that it has completed a recapitalization led by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., Strategic Value Partners, LLC, and Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC.
buyer: Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Oaktree Capital Management, LLC (:$1,315.17)
buyer: Strategic Value Partners, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC was founded in April 1995 by seven of its principals concentrating on high yield bond, convertible value, distressed debt, principal investment and distressed real estate activities. "
target parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
target: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions.
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closed 8/1/2005 via

J.P. Morgan Partners, acquired Hanley Wood, LLC

synopsis: Private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson on Thursday said it agreed to sell Hanley Wood LLC, which publishes magazines for the housing and construction industries, to an investment group led by J.P. Morgan Partners.
buyer: J.P. Morgan Partners
CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC, is a leading global private equity firm specializing in buyouts and growth equity investments in companies ranging from $500 million to more than $3 billion in size. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions.
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closed 12/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Hanley Wood, LLC merged with Meyers LLC,

synopsis: MidOcean Partners, a premier middle market private equity firm, announced its acquisitions and merger of Hanley Wood, the leading B2B media and information services company serving the U.S. residential construction industry, and Meyers Research, LLC, the leading provider of real-time market data and advisory services to the homebuilding industry.
buyer parent: MidOcean Partners
buyer: Meyers LLC
Meyers Research is the housing industry’s leading provider of rich data for residential real estate development and new home construction and a leading advisor to the real estate development industry. "
target: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood is the premier company serving the information, media, and marketing needs of the residential, commercial design and construction industry. The company produces award-winning media, both digital and print, high –profile executive events, and strategic marketing solutions.
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closed 4/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, purchased Portfolio of Transportation and Water Brands from Scranton Gillette Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media announces the acquisition of a portfolio of Scranton Gillette Communications brands including Construction Equipment, Roads & Bridges, Storm Water Solutions, Water Quality Products, and Water and Wastes Digest. The portfolio of brands publishes both digital and print content and will expand Endeavor's market share.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites, events and marketing solutions. The company is one of the largest B2B Media companies in the US with more than 550 employees, 6,000 customers and a monthly audience of nearly 9 million readers. "
seller: Scranton Gillette Communications, Inc.
Scranton Gillette Communications' portfolio of transportation and water brands includes Construction Equipment, Roads & Bridges, Storm Water Solutions, Water Quality Products, and Water and Wastes Digest. The portfolio of brands publishes both digital and print content.
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closed 4/4/2022 via PR Newswire

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, acquired Construction Business Media, LLC

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media has acquired Construction Business Media, LLC, publisher of Architectural Products and Architectural SSL magazines. As leading publications serving the architectural design and construction communities, this acquisition complements Endeavor's portfolio of brands serving the lighting, buildings and construction markets.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites, events and marketing solutions. The company is one of the largest B2B Media companies in the US with more than 550 employees, 6,000 customers and a monthly audience of nearly 9 million readers. "
target: Construction Business Media, LLC
Construction Business Media is the publisher of Architectural Products and Architectural SLL. CBM applies vast market expertise to the creation of its specialty digital and print products of service to the design and construction trade.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fawkes & Reece, acquired Bromak

synopsis: Fawkes and Reece, a recruitment firm based in London, announced it acquired Bromak, a recruitment firm providing permanent and freelance candidates to the house building and construction sectors across the Midlands region and North of England.
buyer: Fawkes & Reece
Headquartered in the UK, Fawkes & Reece is a market leading recruiter across construction, engineering and the built environment. They are committed to delivering a first class recruitment service and adding value as a supplier. "
target: Bromak
Bromak is a recruitment firm providing permanent and freelance candidates to the house building and construction sectors across the Midlands region and North of England.
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announced 4/15/2021 via Company Press Release

The Blue Book Building and Construction Network will be merged with Dodge Data & Analytics,

synopsis: Dodge Data & Analytics, a data, analytics, news, and intelligence serving the North American commercial construction industry, and The Blue Book Building & Construction Network, an employee-owned enterprise that is the largest most active construction network in the U.S., announced that they are combining their businesses in a merger.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Dodge Data & Analytics
Dodge Data & Analytics is the leading provider of data, analytics, news and intelligence serving the North American commercial construction industry. The company’s information enables building product manufacturers, general contractors and subcontractors, architects and engineers to large markets. "
target: The Blue Book Building and Construction Network
The Blue Book Network, an Employee-Owned enterprise, is the largest and most active construction network in the United States. The Blue Book Network provides the commercial construction industry accurate, complete and up-to-date information on the people and products required for their projects.
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closed 6/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Matthew Conroy and Matt Lyons, acquired Cahaba Media Group

synopsis: Matthew Conroy and Matt Lyons have purchased a majority stake in Cahaba Media Group, a b2b media publishing company in the industrial, construction and home health sectors. Conroy is a previous Top 40 Under 40 winner who previously served as chief financial officer for Momentum Telecom. Lyons founded defense and space company LinQuest.
buyer: Matthew Conroy and Matt Lyons
Matthew Conroy is a previous Top 40 Under 40 winner who previously served as chief financial officer for Momentum Telecom. Matt Lyons founded defense and space company LinQuest. "
target: Cahaba Media Group
Founded in 2002, Cahaba Media Group is a growing company with an entrepreneurial mindset. They publish trade magazines, websites and e-newsletters that are leaders in their respective industries, including home health care, construction, and the industrial industry.
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closed 8/1/2019 via PR Newswire

IdeaSoil, LLC, acquired Commercial Architecture Magazine

synopsis: IdeaSoil, LLC, a multichannel media and marketing firm, has acquired Commercial Architecture Magazine from Efficient Plant, a magazine that helps plants operate more efficiently. Commercial Architecture is a leading publication in the commercial construction field. Commercial Architecture provides readers with the latest product information.
buyer: IdeaSoil, LLC
IdeaSoil is a multichannel media and marketing firm dedicated to the success of its clients. IdeaSoil is designed to be a potent, eclectic mix of products, services, strategies, and experience that provides accelerated growth for the companies willing to plant their opportunities in its soil. "
target parent: Efficient Plant
target: Commercial Architecture Magazine
Commercial Architecture Magazine is a leading publication in the commercial construction field. Commercial Architecture serves architects, contractors, and owners in the commercial-construction market, providing them with the latest product information.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Freelancer Ltd, acquired Channel 40

synopsis: Freelancer.com, the world's largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace, has acquired Channel 40, an Australian marketplace that connects freight owners with transport operators. Channel 40 allows freight owners to easily post loads and choose qualified operators. Drivers can search for jobs near them, accept loads, and get paid instantly.
buyer: Freelancer Ltd (ASX:FLN:$35.57)
Freelancer.com is the world's largest freelancing, outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users and projects. Through their marketplace, employers can hire freelancers to do work in areas such as software development, writing, data entry and more. "
target: Channel 40
Channel 40 is an Australian marketplace that connects freight owners with transport operators. Channel 40 allows freight owners to easily post loads and choose qualified operators that are ready to transport. Drivers can search for jobs near them, accept loads, and get paid instantly.
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closed 8/30/2018 via PR Newswire

Boyne Capital Partners, acquired AC Business Media

synopsis: Boyne Capital has partnered with management to acquire AC Business Media, Inc., a leading B2B media and business intelligence company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, equipment rental, landscape, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain, and digital and data-driven marketing verticals.
buyer: Boyne Capital Partners
Boyne Capital is a private equity firm focused on investments in lower middle market companies. Boyne has successfully invested in a broad range of industries, including healthcare services, agriculture, consumer products, niche manufacturing, and business & financial services among others. "
target: AC Business Media
AC Business Media is a leading B2B media and business intelligence company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, rental, sustainability, landscape, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain markets.
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announced 4/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Bonnier Business Media, will acquire Byggindustrin

synopsis: Bonnier Business Media has signed an agreement to acquire all shares in Tidningen Byggindustrien from Sveriges Byggindustrier, a trade association for private construction companies and employers. Tidningen Byggindustrin AB publishes a magazine focusing on construction industry. All companies are based in Sweden.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Business Media
Bonnier Business Media helps people to make smarter business decisions and become wiser everyday. They offer knowledge, inspiration, reviews and networks in many different channels and though thirty quality products. "
target parent: Sveriges Byggindustrier
target: Byggindustrin
Tidningen Byggindustrin AB publishes a magazine focusing on construction industry. The company was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
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closed 2/1/2018 via Company Press Release

KHL Group Ltd., acquired Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications

synopsis: Global construction information publisher KHL Group is acquiring the USA-based publisher Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications. Founded in 1935 and located in Wisconsin, Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications is a leading publisher of information for the on-highway, off-highway, stationary and marine engine-powered equipment markets. D&GTP
buyer: KHL Group Ltd.
KHL Group is the leading supplier of international construction information in the world. Using its strong market-leading magazine brands, KHL has expanded into digital magazines, newsletters, apps, directories, new media technologies, exhibitions, conferences, awards and contract publishing. "
target: Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications
Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications is a leading publisher of information for the on-highway, off-highway, stationary and marine engine-powered equipment markets. It focuses on the construction and agriculture, power generation and commercial vehicle equipment sectors.
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closed 8/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sandhills Publishing Company, purchased 5 Trade Publications from Editoriale C&C

synopsis: Sandhills East has acquired a number of trade publications serving Italy's construction, commercial trucking, and agriculture markets including: CamionSuperMarket, TrattoriSuperMarket, Cantierissimo con Carrellistica, Transporto Commerciale, and A come Agricoltura, from Editoriale C&C, a publishing house based in Italy.
buyer: Sandhills Publishing Company
Sandhills Publishing is an information processing company aimed at gathering, processing, and distributing info in the form of trade publications & corresponding websites that connect buyers & sellers across the trucking, agriculture, construction, heavy equipment, aviation, & technology industries."
seller: Editoriale C&C
The acquisition includes five trade publications serving Italy's construction, commercial trucking, and agriculture markets from Editoriale C&C. The brands included are CamionSuperMarket, TrattoriSuperMarket, Cantierissimo con Carrellistica, Transporto Commerciale, and A come Agricoltura.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Mark Allen Group, acquired Unity Media Plc

synopsis: Mark Allen Group has acquired Kent-based Unity Media, a publisher of a number of market leading brands in the built environment including: Roofing, Cladding & Insulation, Glass & Glazing, Heating & Plumbing Monthly, Building Products and Your Build. Unity also organizes the RCI Show, an exhibition for the roofing, cladding and insulation sectors.
buyer: Mark Allen Group
The Mark Allen Group is a progressive media business, which delivers high-quality content through market-leading journals, magazines, books, events and websites. Their brands offer unrivalled access to specialists in healthcare, education, business and consumer markets. "
target: Unity Media Plc
Unity Media is an independent publisher of market-leading business-to-business publications for the construction market. Unity also organizes the RCI Show, an annual, national exhibition to support the roofing, cladding and insulation sectors.
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closed 6/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Aurora Capital Group, acquired Randall-Reilly, LLC

synopsis: Aurora Capital acquired Randall-Reilly, the leading provider of B2B data and data-driven marketing services, media and events for the trucking, construction, agriculture and additional industrial markets. Founded as a print media business, Randall-Reilly has evolved and emerged as the leader in data-as-a-service and data-driven marketing solutions.
buyer: Aurora Capital Group
Aurora Capital Partners is a leading Los Angeles-based private equity firm. Aurora focuses principally on control investments in middle-market companies with leading market positions, stable industry dynamics, attractive business model characteristics and actionable opportunities for growth. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: Randall-Reilly, LLC
Randall-Reilly is the leading B2B data provider in the industrial markets they service, including trucking, construction, agriculture, and select other markets. Clients utilize Randall-Reilly's data and media platforms to generate sales, marketing, and recruiting insights and measurable outcomes.
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closed 5/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Oildom Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company announced the acquisition of Oildom Publishing Company of Texas, Inc. to create the world's largest independent media company devoted exclusively to the international energy industry. Oildom Publishing publishes three monthly titles: Pipeline & Gas Journal, Underground Construction, and Pipeline News.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is the leading provider of business and technical knowledge for the global oil and gas industry. They produce seven trade journals: World Oil, Hydrocarbon Processing, Gas Processing, Petroleum Economist, Pipeline & Gas Journal, Pipeline News and Underground Construction. "
target: Oildom Publishing Company
Oildom Publishing publishes three titles: Pipeline & Gas Journal, Underground Construction, and Pipeline News. Oildom's two industry-leading conferences are the UCT International Conference & Exhibition and the Pipeline Opportunities Conference.
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closed 4/24/2017 via PR Newswire

Sandhills Publishing Company, acquired Editalplus, S.L.

synopsis: Sandhills East has acquired Editalplus, S.L., the Spain-based publisher of Maquinaria OP and Todo VI—monthly publications and websites serving the country's construction equipment and commercial trucking markets.
buyer: Sandhills Publishing Company
Sandhills Publishing is an information processing company aimed at gathering, processing, and distributing info in the form of trade publications and corresponding websites that connect buyers & sellers across the trucking, agriculture, construction, and heavy equipment, aviation, & tech industries."
target: Editalplus, S.L.
Editalplus, S.L. is the Spain-based publisher of Maquinaria OP (www.MaquinariaOP.com) and Todo VI (www.TodoVI.com)—monthly publications and websites serving the country's construction equipment and commercial trucking markets.
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closed 3/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Sandhills Publishing Company, acquired Resale Weekly

synopsis: Sandhills East, a company that produces publications throughout Europe that markets a diverse range of products, has acquired Resale Weekly, the United Kingdom's leading resource for buying and selling new and used construction equipment and parts. The acquisition enables Sandhills to further its reach across the United Kingdom and beyond.
buyer: Sandhills Publishing Company
Sandhills Publishing is an information processing company aimed at gathering, processing, and distributing information in the form of trade publications, websites, and online services that connect buyers and sellers across the trucking, agriculture, construction, and heavy equipment industries. "
target: Resale Weekly
Resale Weekly is a trusted brand for construction & farming machinery and commercial vehicles, as well as for spares and services. Resale Weekly is an expert in the field of machinery auctions, providing busy professionals with a fully integrated multi channel approach.
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closed 12/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Hanley Wood, LLC merged with Meyers LLC,

synopsis: MidOcean Partners, a premier middle market private equity firm, announced its acquisitions and merger of Hanley Wood, the leading B2B media and information services company serving the U.S. residential construction industry, and Meyers Research, LLC, the leading provider of real-time market data and advisory services to the homebuilding industry.
buyer parent: MidOcean Partners
buyer: Meyers LLC
Meyers Research is the housing industry’s leading provider of rich data for residential real estate development and new home construction and a leading advisor to the real estate development industry. "
target: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood is the premier company serving the information, media, and marketing needs of the residential, commercial design and construction industry. The company produces award-winning media, both digital and print, high –profile executive events, and strategic marketing solutions.
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closed 11/4/2015 via Company Press Release

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Houseplans

synopsis: Hanley Wood, the premier company serving the information and marketing needs of the construction industry, announced that is has acquired Houseplans.com, a leading online destination for the purchase of ready-made house blueprints. Houseplans.com is based in Petaluma, CA, featuring nearly 40,000 plans covering every architectural style and design.
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood is the premier company serving the information, media, and marketing needs of the residential, commercial design and construction industry. The company produces award-winning media, both digital and print, high –profile executive events, and strategic marketing solutions. "
target: Houseplans
Houseplans is the largest online database of ready-made house blueprints for buyers who are ready to start building. Houseplans features every possible architectural style and design, each that has met the discerning standards of world-class architects.
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closed 5/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Greenbuild International Conference and Expo

synopsis: As part of a strategic partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Hanley Wood has acquired the Greenbuild Conference & Expo. USGBC will continue to produce the event’s programming, including plenaries, education, the pre-conference sector summits and the USGBC Leadership Awards.
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood LLC is the premier media, information and marketing services company serving the real estate construction and design industries. It produces digital and print publications, e-Newsletters, websites, marquee trade shows and events, Market Intelligence data and custom marketing solutions. "
target parent: The U.S. Green Building Council
target: Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. Greenbuild features three days of inspiring speakers, invaluable networking opportunities, industry showcases, LEED workshops and tours of the host city's green buildings.
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closed 1/3/2013 via BusinessWire

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Metrostudy

synopsis: Hanley Wood LLC, the premier media, information and marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced that it has acquired Metrostudy, a leading provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing and related industries nationwide.
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood LLC is the premier media, information and marketing services company serving the real estate construction and design industries. It produces digital and print publications, e-Newsletters, websites, marquee trade shows and events, Market Intelligence data and custom marketing solutions. "
target: Metrostudy
Metrostudy is a provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing and related industries. It provides research, data, analytics and consulting services that help builders, developers, lenders, suppliers, retailers, utilities and others make investment and business decisions.
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closed 1/13/2012 via BusinessWire

Oaktree Capital Management, LLC, Strategic Value Partners, LLC, Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Hanley Wood, LLC

synopsis: Hanley Wood LLC, the leading business-to-business media company serving the housing and commercial design and construction industries, announced that it has completed a recapitalization led by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., Strategic Value Partners, LLC, and Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC.
buyer: Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Oaktree Capital Management, LLC (:$1,315.17)
buyer: Strategic Value Partners, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC was founded in April 1995 by seven of its principals concentrating on high yield bond, convertible value, distressed debt, principal investment and distressed real estate activities. "
target parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
target: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions.
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closed 3/11/2008 via PR Newswire

Hanley Wood, LLC, purchased The TFM Show from Group C Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Berkery Noyes, the leading independent investment bank serving the information, media and technology markets, represented Group C Communications, Inc. in its sale of The TFM Show®, the nation's premier tradeshow for senior facility management executives, to Hanley-Wood, LLC, the leading event producer serving construction markets.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. "
seller: Group C Communications, Inc.
Group C Communications, Inc. is a media company providing information in the areas of facility management and real estate. Group C reaches facility managers and top-level executives who make significant decisions involving the long- and short-term needs of their companies and facilities.
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closed 4/30/2007 via Folio: First Day

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Spiderweb Publishing, Inc.

synopsis: Washington, D.C.-based Hanley Wood has acquired the assets of Spiderweb Publishing Inc., a Durham, North Carolina privately-owned publisher of construction magazines Eco-Structure and Metalmag, and their accompanying Web sites.
buyer parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. "
target: Spiderweb Publishing, Inc.
Spiderweb Publishing, Inc. is a publishing company that creates magazines to inform readers about construction practices and high-performance buildings.
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closed 1/3/2007 via Market Wire

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired PRO AV Magazine

synopsis: Hanley Wood, LLC, the leading business-to-business media and information company serving the housing and construction industries,has purchased PRO AV magazine and www.proavmagazine.com from Ascend Media.The PRO AV properties are information products providing solutions for the professional AV industry.
buyer parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
target: PRO AV Magazine
PRO AV is a BPA-audited magazine read by 20,000 professional AV integrators, contractors, consultants, resellers and their end users. Its editorial coverage focuses on the day-to-day information needs of its readers, including the latest industry trends, technologies and products.
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closed 11/9/2006 via Company Press Release

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Aqua Show

synopsis: Hanley Wood, LLC announced the purchase of the AQUA Show from Athletic Business Publications. The Aqua Show, founded in 1993, is a 100,000 net square foot event that serves the pool and spa industry. Aqua Magazine is not part of the acquisition and will continue to be owned by ABP.
buyer parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. "
target parent: Athletic Business Publications
target: Aqua Show
The Aqua Show, founded in 1993, is a 100,000 net square foot event that serves the pool and spa industry.
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closed 11/1/2006 via Company Press Release

Magnolia Media Group, purchased American Dream Homes magazine from Hanley Wood, LLC

synopsis: Hanley Wood, LLC, has sold its consumer magazine American Dream Homes to Magnolia Media Group.
buyer: Magnolia Media Group
Magnolia Media Group is a full-scale, national media and publishing company that specializes in upper-end consumer niche publications, custom publishing projects, and creative marketing solutions.Titles include REO Magazine, Signature Kitchens and Baths, Signature Pools & Spas, and Innovative Home. "
seller parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
seller: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions.
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closed 9/29/2006 via Company Press Release

Hanley Wood, LLC, purchased ARCHITECTURE and ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING from VNU Business Information

synopsis: Hanley Wood, LLC, the leading business-to-business media and information company serving the housing and construction industries, announced today the purchase of ARCHITECTURE and ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING from VNU Business Media, Inc. ARCHITECTURE will immediately be merged into Hanley Wood's newest launch, ARCHITECT, which debuts in October.
buyer parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. "
seller parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
seller: VNU Business Information (NYSE:EEX:$145.50)
With 42 publications, over 135 trade shows and conferences, and 195 digital products and services, Nielsen Business Media offers insight, analysis and face-to-face contacts to help professionals better understand their markets, serve their customers and grow their businesses.
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closed 6/30/2006 via Company Press Release

Hanley Wood, LLC, purchased DECK BUILDER Magazine and DeckExpo from Dempsey Management Services

synopsis: Hanley Wood, LLC announced today the purchase of PROFESSIONAL DECK BUILDER Magazine and DeckExpo from Dempsey Management Services. The magazine is a controlled circulation publication with 26,500 deck, dock and railing contractors, distributors, dealers and suppliers.
buyer parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. "
seller: Dempsey Management Services
Dempsey Management Services, Inc. (DMS) is a full-service association management company (AMC). We provide a full range of professional services to international, national, regional, state and local associations, professional societies, trade groups, conventions, expositions and trade shows.
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Alexander & Edwards Publishing

synopsis: Hanley Wood, the premier media company serving the housing and construction markets, has announced the acquisition of Alexander & Edwards Publishing, Inc. Alexander & Edwards is a leading publisher in the housing finance market with its two magazines, in addition to two accompanying industry conferences associated with those magazines.
buyer parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. "
target: Alexander & Edwards Publishing
Alexander & Edwards' magazines, including Apartment Finance Today and Affordable Housing Finance, and conferences are focused on the financing of multi-family and affordable housing.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2005 via

J.P. Morgan Partners, acquired Hanley Wood, LLC

synopsis: Private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson on Thursday said it agreed to sell Hanley Wood LLC, which publishes magazines for the housing and construction industries, to an investment group led by J.P. Morgan Partners.
buyer: J.P. Morgan Partners
CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC, is a leading global private equity firm specializing in buyouts and growth equity investments in companies ranging from $500 million to more than $3 billion in size. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions.
price ($mm)
$620
rev ($mm)
$200
EBITDA ($mm)
$50
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
12.4x
closed 4/28/2003 via Market Wire

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Davis Peterson Collaborative LLC

synopsis: Hanley-Wood, LLC, the leading business-to-business media company serving the residential construction industry, has acquired the key assets of Davis Peterson Collaborative (DPC), producer of home building-related trade shows, events and conferences.
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. "
target: Davis Peterson Collaborative LLC
Davis Peterson Collaborative LLC conducts and manages trade shows, events, and conferences for media organizations, companies, professional organizations, and trade associations.
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closed 2/21/2001 via Company Press Release

Hanley Wood, LLC, purchased International Pool and Spa EXPO from National Spa & Pool Institute

synopsis: Hanley-Wood, the leading business-to-business information provider in the residential and commercial construction industry, and the National Spa and Pool Institute (NSPI) announced that they are entering into a long-term partnership designed to grow the pool and spa industry.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. "
seller: National Spa & Pool Institute
The NSPI International Pool and Spa EXPO is the largest show of its kind, featuring 600 companies exhibiting their products and services to more than 15,000 industry professionals and conducts more than 100 workshops and seminars targeted to the members of the pool and hot tub industries.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/13/1999 via Company Press Release

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired Hanley Wood, LLC

synopsis: VS&A Communications Partners III, L.P., a $1 billion fund affiliated with Veronis, Suhler & Associates, announced that on Friday, August 13, 1999 it had signed a definitive agreement to purchase Hanley-Wood, Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based business-to-business publishing company.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe. "
target: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/14/2022 via BusinessWire

Centroid, acquired Guardian Eagle

synopsis: Centroid has completed the acquisition of Guardian Eagle, a consulting provider of data security headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida with experienced database professionals located remotely throughout the United States.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Centroid
Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, and founded in 1997 as an Oracle Consulting Services business, Centroid is now a provider of managed cloud services and Oracle enterprise workload consulting services across Oracle, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, and Google cloud platforms. "
target: Guardian Eagle
Guardian Eagle is a consulting provider of data security headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida with experienced database professionals located remotely throughout the United States.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/13/2022 via PR Newswire

Quatrro Business Support Services, Inc., acquired USWired

synopsis: Quatrro Business Support Services has acquired USWired, Inc., an award-winning technology service provider with a strong presence in Silicon Valley and throughout California. With this acquisition, Quatrro is quickly solidifying its position as a major player in the Technology as a Service (TaaS) market.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Quatrro Business Support Services, Inc.
Quatrro Business Support Services (QBSS) is a tech-enabled, cloud-based business support services outsourcing firm. The company offers offshore-based, end-to-end solutions focused on finance and accounting, payroll, tax and tech support. "
target: USWired
USWired is a leading provider of IT support, cloud services, and cybersecurity solutions for small to medium-sized businesses, large enterprises, and government entities. USWired is dedicated to helping companies safeguard, support, maintain, and optimize their IT infrastructure investment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/27/2021 via BusinessWire

Norwest Equity Partners, acquired Coretelligent

synopsis: Coretelligent, a leading provider of comprehensive managed and co-managed white glove IT support, cybersecurity, backup and disaster recovery, and cloud services, has been acquired by Norwest Equity Partners (NEP), a leading middle market investment firm.
buyer: Norwest Equity Partners
Norwest Equity Partners (NEP) is a leading middle market investment firm focused on partnering with business owners to build companies into industry leaders. With a reputation for quality investments, NEP has raised over $7 billion of capital through a series of equity and mezzanine funds. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Coretelligent
Coretelligent is a leading provider of comprehensive managed IT, security, and unified cloud management services, enabling organizations to seamlessly power and successfully grow their businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Coretelligent, acquired Soundshore Technology Group LLC

synopsis: Coretelligent, a leading provider of comprehensive managed IT, security, and unified cloud management services, has acquired managed services IT firm Soundshore Technology Group. The acquisition of STG compliments and further strengthens Coretelligent’s iron-clad platform and unparalleled expertise in the Financial Services Sector.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Coretelligent
Coretelligent is a leading provider of comprehensive managed IT, security, and unified cloud management services, enabling organizations to seamlessly power and successfully grow their businesses. "
target: Soundshore Technology Group LLC
Soundshore Technology Group is a provider of IT services to hedge funds, private equity, and other alternative investment firms. With offices in Connecticut, New York, and California, Soundshore is uniquely situated to consult and implement all facets of the demands of their customer’s technology.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Cimarron Healthcare Capital, Monroe Capital, Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired RedCliff Ascent, Inc.

synopsis: Cimarron Healthcare Capital has acquired Ascent Behavioral Health in partnership with Monroe Capital, and Veronis Suhler Stevenson. Ascent provides wilderness therapy, residential treatment, and therapeutic boarding school programs for adolescents with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and attachment disorder.
buyer: Cimarron Healthcare Capital
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Monroe Capital
Monroe Capital is an asset management firm. Cimarron Healthcare Capital is a healthcare-focused private equity firm. VSS is a leading private investment firm that invests in business services, healthcare IT, and more. "
target: RedCliff Ascent, Inc.
Ascent provides wilderness therapy, residential treatment, and therapeutic boarding school programs for adolescents with mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, and attachment disorder. Ascent is committed to superior outcomes based on its experiential therapeutic approach.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Coretelligent, acquired SoundView IT Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Coretelligent, a leading provider of comprehensive managed IT and private cloud services and a portfolio company of VSS, a private investment firm, jointly announced the acquisition of managed services IT firm SoundView IT Solutions, LLC. SoundView IT Solutions designs and builds cutting-edge, redundant, cost-efficient Technology Infrastructures.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Coretelligent
Coretelligent is a leading provider of comprehensive managed IT, Security and cloud services, enabling organizations to seamlessly power and successfully grow their businesses. Coretelligent’s key services – Managed IT, Security and Cloud Solutions – are relied on by top-tier organizations. "
target: SoundView IT Solutions, LLC
As a full-service IT integration company, SoundView IT Solutions provides clients a range of offerings from working with them as a valued partner to complementing a firm’s internal IT team. SoundView IT Solutions designs and builds cutting-edge, redundant, cost-efficient Technology Infrastructures.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Coretelligent, acquired United Technology Group

synopsis: Coretelligent, a leading provider of comprehensive managed IT and private cloud services, and portfolio company of VSS, a private investment firm, jointly announced the acquisition of managed services IT firm United Technology Group. United Technology Group (UTG) is an Information Technology service provider.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Coretelligent
Coretelligent is a leading provider of comprehensive managed IT, Security and cloud services, enabling organizations to seamlessly power and successfully grow their businesses. Coretelligent’s key services – Managed IT, Security and Cloud Solutions – are relied on by top-tier organizations. "
target: United Technology Group
United Technology Group (UTG) is an Information Technology service provider, that partners with companies who employ 50 -1000 people, and are headquartered in the southeast region of the US. They help clients leverage their technology by co-managing with their IT Department.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Marcus Theatres, acquired Movie Tavern, Inc.

synopsis: Marcus Theatres, a division of The Marcus Corporation, announced it has acquired Movie Tavern from Southern Theatres, LLC, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson. Movie Tavern is the largest in-cinema dining experience operating in the United States, with 208 all-digital screens at 22 locations in nine states.
buyer parent: Marcus Corporation
buyer: Marcus Theatres
Marcus Theatres, a division of The Marcus Corporation, is the fourth largest theatre circuit in the United States and currently owns or operates 890 screens at 68 locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Movie Tavern, Inc.
Dallas-based Movie Tavern is the largest in-cinema dining experience operating in the United States, with 208 all-digital screens at 22 locations in nine states. They offer a premium movie-going experience that caters to adults but is family friendly.
price ($mm)
$126
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Cambium Learning Group merged with Veritas Capital Partners,

synopsis: Cambium Learning Group, Inc., a leading educational technology solutions company committed to helping all students reach their full potential, announced that it has completed its previously announced sale to certain affiliates of Veritas Capital, a leading private equity investment firm.
buyer: Veritas Capital Partners
Veritas Capital is a leading private equity firm that invests in companies that provide critical products and services, primarily technology and technology-enabled solutions, to government and commercial customers worldwide. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Cambium Learning Group (ABCD:$159.46)
Cambium Learning Group, Inc. is an award-winning educational technology solutions leader dedicated to helping all students reach their potential through individualized and differentiated instruction.
price ($mm)[EV]
$686 [$703]
rev ($mm)
$161
EBITDA ($mm)
$30
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
24.4x
closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Symphony Technology Group, acquired Market Strategies International

synopsis: Market Strategies International and Morpace Inc. announce they are combining into one firm, as part of an acquisition of both firms by Symphony Technology Group (STG). Market Strategies International is a market research firm with expertise in communications, consumer goods, energy, financial services, healthcare, technology and wealth management.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is the private equity partner for market-leading data, software and analytics companies. The firm brings expertise, flexibility, and resources to build strategic value and unlock the potential of innovative companies. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Market Strategies International
Market Strategies International is a top market research firm with expertise in communications, consumer goods, energy, financial services, healthcare, technology and wealth management. They give people a voice in the products, services, and policies and make market research a positive force.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Cambium Learning Group, Inc., acquired VKidz Inc

synopsis: Cambium Learning Group, Inc., a leading educational technology solutions company committed to helping all students reach their full potential, has acquired Vkidz, an edtech company dedicated to helping deliver the best education to students using technology.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (ABCD:$159.46)
Cambium Learning Group, Inc. is an award-winning educational technology solutions leader dedicated to helping all students reach their potential through individualized and differentiated instruction. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: VKidz Inc
Vkidz is an edtech company dedicated to helping deliver the best education to students using technology. Organized in two business units, Vkidz serves both school systems and homeschooling families with innovative, research-based educational products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$69 [$88]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Gemspring Capital, acquired TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications

synopsis: VSS, a private investment firm has sold TMP Worldwide, a global leader in talent acquisition technologies that leverages software, strategy and creative to build talent and enhance their clients’ employer brands. The business was acquired by Gemspring Capital.
buyer: Gemspring Capital
Gemspring Capital is a private equity firm specializing in lower middle market companies. They provide flexible capital and partner with talented management teams to propel companies to grow and realize their full potential. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications
TMP Worldwide is a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, committed to finding new ways to leverage software, strategy and creative to build talent and enhance clients' employer brands – across every connection point.
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/24/2018 via PE Hub

Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC, acquired Rebecca School and Aaron School

synopsis: Sequel Youth and Family Services, a portfolio company of Altamont Capital Management, has acquired two special needs schools, Rebecca School and Aaron School. The seller was MetSchools, which is backed by Veronis Suhler Stevenson. The Rebecca School serves 140 students ages 3 to 21 with neurodevelopmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder.
buyer parent: Altamont Capital Partners
buyer: Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC
Sequel Youth and Family Services was founded in 1999 to operate a single school for adjudicated delinquent boys. Since then, the company has experienced tremendous growth, and now serves a wide range of populations in a wide range of settings. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Rebecca School and Aaron School
The Rebecca School is a private therapeutic day school serving ~140 students ages 3 to 21 with neurodevelopmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder. The Aaron School is a private K-12 special education school serving 160+ students with learning disabilities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/8/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Centre Lane Partners, LLC, acquired Infobase Publishing

synopsis: Centre Lane Partners, LLC has completed the acquisition of Infobase Holdings, Inc., a cloud-based provider of digital educational content solutions to colleges & universities, K-12 schools, public libraries and enterprises from VSS, a private investment firm.
buyer: Centre Lane Partners, LLC
Centre Lane Partners is a private equity firm focused on making investments in North American middle market companies. Centre Lane targets companies with revenues between $20 and $500 million that have leading market positions and sustainable competitive advantages in their respective niches. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Infobase Publishing
Infobase Holdings, Inc. is a cloud-based provider of digital educational content solutions to colleges & universities, K-12 schools, public libraries and enterprises. Infobase provides a robust product portfolio of streaming video platforms, databases, eLearning modules, and eBook collections.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/10/2017 via GlobeNewswire

ExploreLearning, acquired Cogent Education

synopsis: ExploreLearning announced that it has acquired Athens, Georgia–based startup, IS3D, LLC, developers of Cogent Education™ Interactive Cases™—dynamic online experiences that put students in the role of a STEM professional tasked with solving a real-world problem.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: ExploreLearning
ExploreLearning is a Charlottesville, VA based company that develops online solutions to improve student learning in math and science. They make Gizmos, the world's largest library of interactive online simulations for math and science education in grades 3-12. "
target: Cogent Education
Cogent Education develops unique software applications that engage learners through interactive worlds in which students learn about science through inquiry and problem-solving, and provide teachers with real time data on students critical thinking abilities.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Advantage Solutions, acquired Brand Connections, LLC

synopsis: Advantage Solutions, a leading provider of sales and marketing solutions, has acquired Brand Connections from Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a private equity firm. Brand Connections is a media and marketing agency that creates integrated marketing campaigns to enhance brand awareness, influence consumers on their path-to-purchase, and increase sales.
buyer: Advantage Solutions (:$3,602.30)
Founded in 1987, Advantage Solutions is North America’s leading provider of sales and marketing solutions. Advantage’s customized solutions include headquarter sales, business intelligence, retail merchandising, category management, shopper insights and marketing services. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Brand Connections, LLC
Brand Connections is a media and marketing agency that creates integrated marketing campaigns to enhance brand awareness, influence consumers on their path-to-purchase, and increase sales. Their services include experiential marketing, product sampling, digital marketing, in-flight media, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, purchased a minority stake in Connexion Point

synopsis: VSS, a private investment firm focused on the information, tech-enabled business services, healthcare IT, and education industries, announced its investment in Connexion Point, LLC. Connexion Point is a leading provider of technology-enabled healthcare services, specializing in communication lifecycle services for the healthcare industry.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS) is a leading private investment firm that invests in the information, business services, healthcare IT, education, media and marketing services industries in North America and Europe. "
target: Connexion Point
Connexion Point is a leading provider of technology-enabled healthcare services, specializing in communication lifecycle services for the healthcare industry. Connexion Point facilitates communication, throughout the lifecycle of the consumer, that connects the healthcare industry to their consumer.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/13/2016 via PE Hub

PR News, acquired The Social Shake-Up

synopsis: PR News and parent company Access Intelligence announced the acquisition of The Social Shake-Up, a fast-growing and preeminent conference serving marketing, public relations, customer experience, technology and digital strategists. The seller was Industry Dive, publisher of Social Media Today and online destinations serving professionals.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PR News
Serving communicators for more than 60 years, PR News is the go-to resource online and face-to-face for real-world integrated communications strategies and tactics. PR News is a daily intellectual hub that serves the communications and marketing community at corporations, agencies and nonprofits. "
target parent: Industry Dive, LLC
target: The Social Shake-Up
The Social Shake-Up is a fast-growing and preeminent conference serving marketing, public relations, customer experience, technology and digital strategists.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 7/11/2016 via PR Newswire

DOAR Litigation Consulting, LLC, acquired Expert Search Group

synopsis: DOAR, Inc., a global litigation strategy and expert consulting company, announces the acquisition of Expert Search Group, LLC, an expert witness referral company. Expert Search Group conducts custom searches for experts in legal matters across the United States.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: DOAR Litigation Consulting, LLC
DOAR is a global expert consulting company providing consulting and testifying experts and litigation strategists complex regulatory, civil and criminal legal disputes. DOAR advises law firms, corporations and individuals involved in antitrust, employment and intellectual property. "
target: Expert Search Group
Expert Search Group, founded by an attorney and a veteran of the expert witness industry, conducts custom searches for experts in legal matters across the United States for a flat fee that provides a cost-effective way for lawyers to retain the most qualified expert.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/16/2015 via PR Web

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired Exchange Monitor

synopsis: Access Intelligence LLC announced the acquisition of Exchange Monitor Publications and Forums, a b-to-b media company specializing in high-value conferences and e-newsletters in the defense and energy marketplaces. This acquisition strengthens Access Intelligence’s foothold in delivering best in class information to the defense and energy markets.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the media, PR, cable, healthcare management, defense, chemical engineering, satellite and aviation markets. "
target: Exchange Monitor
Exchange Monitor publishes professional newsletters and hosts forums, colloquiums and workshops to facilitate conversations among government and NGO officials and private industry executives on critical national and international programs and policies.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$5,896.00)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 11/14/2022 via BusinessWire

Houlihan Lokey, will acquire Oakley Advisory

synopsis: Houlihan Lokey, the global investment bank, has agreed to acquire Oakley Advisory, an independent advisory firm that provides a range of services to clients across the digital infrastructure, communications services, and cloud landscape.
buyer: Houlihan Lokey (HLI:$2,269.60)
Houlihan Lokey is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide. "
target: Oakley Advisory
Oakley Advisory Limited is one of Europe’s leading independent corporate finance firms. They offer expert, specialist advice across a range of sectors including Telecoms, Technology, Online, Media, Datacentres and Hosting.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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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Matching Companies
Ticker: INFO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IHS, Inc.
IHS, Inc.
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,589.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,738.70
EBIT ($mm)
$1,142.20
Net Income ($mm)
$620.70
Employees
16000
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Ticker: LSE:ERM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is an international business-information group with more than 2,000 employees worldwide and a portfolio of over 30 businesses spanning price reporting, investment research, news and market analysis, and industry forums, institutes and events.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$430.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.82
EBIT ($mm)
$45.09
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2420
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Ticker: LSE:CAU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Centaur Media plc
Centaur Media plc
Centaur Media is a leading UK based business information, publishing and events group. It provides marketing and information solutions to buyers and sellers within several high value professional and commercial market communities.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$91.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.59
EBIT ($mm)
$2.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
758
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Ticker: SCAC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saban Acquisition Corp.
Saban Acquisition Corp.
Saban Capital Group, Inc. (“SCG”), a leading private investment firm specializing in the media, entertainment, and communication industries. SCG was established by Haim Saban, founder of Saban Entertainment, a global television broadcasting, production, distribution, merchandising and music company.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.30)
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Ticker: VMGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verde Media Group
Verde Media Group
Verde Media Group Inc. is a publicly traded company listed on the OTC Markets trading under the symbol VMGI. The Company operates a managed media financing company with production, distribution, and development functions.
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2013
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Ticker: US:FPNUF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FP Newspapers Income Fund
FP Newspapers Income Fund
FP Newspapers Income Fund (the Fund) is an unincorporated, open-ended, limited-purpose trust formed to acquire and own indirect interests in newspapers and other media businesses.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$6.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.22
EBIT ($mm)
$6.22
Net Income ($mm)
$6.55
Employees
0
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Ticker: TICC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TICC Capital Corp.
TICC Capital Corp.
TICC Capital Corp. is a business development company primarily engaged in providing capital to technology-related companies in the following sectors: computer software and hardware, information technology infrastructure or services, internet, networking systems and diversified technology.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$105.09
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$74.75
Net Income ($mm)
$58.94
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:MERC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mercia Technologies PLC
Mercia Technologies PLC
Mercia is a national investment group focused on the funding and scaling of innovative businesses with high growth potential from the UK regions. Initially this is through Mercia's managed funds and then selectively scaling businesses through its own balance sheet capital.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$11.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.67)
Net Income ($mm)
$1.86
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:M3B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
mic AG
mic AG
Mic AG is an investment company based in Germany. Mic AG invests in medium-sized companies with disruptive technologies in the fields of optics, electronics, medicine and IT.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$4.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.84
EBIT ($mm)
$0.81
Net Income ($mm)
$1.74
Employees
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Ticker: BIT:LVEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LVenture Group
LVenture Group
LVenture Group is a holding company that invests in companies with high growth potential. They primarily focus on digital tech startups with global markets. Their business model is based on capital gains arising from the exit of portfolio startups, which is achieved through M&A or IPO operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.03)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.39
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:ADAC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adama Technologies Corp.
Adama Technologies Corp.
Adama Technologies Corp. is a publicly traded venture capital company that owns, operates and invests in technology companies as well as startups and expansion companies. They employ an investment matrix that allows them to identify & select what they believe to be high growth, high yield companies.
year
2016
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0
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Ticker: OTCPK:RRRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
R3T Technologies
R3T Technologies
R Three Technologies (R3T) is an early-stage development company that is pursuing several ventures. R3T partners with founders seeking to transform industries with technology. They are focused on technology, consumer beverage and food products, entertainment and lifestyle brands.
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2021
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0
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Ticker: DRGV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dragon Capital Group Corporation
Dragon Capital Group Corporation
Dragon Capital Group Corp. is doing business in China through its subsidiaries. DRGV was established to serve as a conduit between Chinese high-growth companies and Western investors. DRGV functions as an incubator of high-tech companies in China.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$21.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.52
EBIT ($mm)
$0.52
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
100
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Ticker: LSE:ALM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Allied Minds
Allied Minds
Allied Minds plc is an IP commercialisation company focused on technology and life sciences. Allied Minds forms, funds, and operates a portfolio of companies with the objective of delivering successful liquidity events that will generate attractive long-term returns for its investors & stakeholders.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($108.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($114.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CNSX:BZ30197
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Victory Square Technologies
Canada-based Victory Square builds, acquires, and invests in startups, then provides the senior leadership and resources needed to fast-track growth. Its portfolio consists of 20 global companies using AI, VR/AR, and blockchain to disrupt sectors as diverse as fintech, insurance, health, and gaming.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.54)
Net Income ($mm)
$15.14
Employees
0
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Ticker: ITT.V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LX Ventures Inc.
LX Ventures Inc.
Mobio is the parent company to Strutta and Twenty Year Media. Strutta is a social promotions platform that helps marketers bring potential customers from stranger to fan to customer. Twenty Year Media is a media and technology company developing advanced technologies for the motion picture sector.
year
2013
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Ticker: SHSE:600751
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HNA Technology Co.,Ltd
HNA Technology Co.,Ltd
HNA Technology Co., Ltd. formerly known as Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co., Ltd. is a Chinese holding company which specialized in marine transportation services. However, in recent years it was most known as the investment vehicle of HNA Group to acquire American company Ingram Micro.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$48,888.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,204.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1,029.00
Net Income ($mm)
$107.24
Employees
35127
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Ticker: NYSE:DBRG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC
Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC
DigitalBridge is a global digital infrastructure investment firm. DigitalBridge manages a $47 billion portfolio of digital infrastructure assets on behalf of its shareholders. The firm owns, operates, and invests in data centers, cell towers, fiber networks, small cells, and edge infrastructure.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,182.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$441.52
EBIT ($mm)
($103.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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