Like Excentus Corporation

closed 4/11/2018 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Excentus Corporation

synopsis: Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI), a provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Excentus, a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, national brands and convenience retail segments. Excentus' SaaS loyalty platform uses data and analytics to help customers manage consumer relationships.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: Excentus Corporation
Excentus is a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, grocery, national brands and convenience retail segments. Their SaaS loyalty platform uses data and analytics to help customers manage consumer relationships and find new ways to increase engagement.
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closed 8/31/2017 via BusinessWire

Lion Equity Partners, acquired Vivabox

synopsis: Lion Equity Partners, through its affiliate Lion Equity Holdings II, LLC, announced that it acquired Vivabox USA from Sodexo Pass USA, Inc., an affiliate of Sodexo Group, S.A. Vivabox is a leading provider of products and services to the sample and subscription box industry. They provide multi-branded marketing opportunities for global companies.
buyer: Lion Equity Partners
Lion Equity Partners is a private investment firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in middle-market businesses across multiple industries. Lion Equity specializes in acquiring divisions of larger corporations, and has significant experience in the divestiture process. "
target parent: Sodexo Corporation
target: Vivabox
Vivabox provides targeted multi-branded marketing opportunities for global companies as well as design and fulfillment of enterprise-wide loyalty programs. Vivabox has developed new markets and deepened existing client relationships with program management of existing and emerging loyalty programs.
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closed 8/10/2017 via PR Newswire

AppCard, acquired ProLogic Retail Services

synopsis: AppCard Inc., the leading personalized marketing and shopper analytics platform for retailers, announced that it has completed the acquisition of ProLogic Retail Services, the largest provider of loyalty marketing solutions for independent grocers.
buyer: AppCard
AppCard, a personalized marketing and CRM platform for retailers, uses smart data capture and machine learning to analyze, target, & engage with customers. The technology empowers businesses to deliver the right message, to the right customer, at the right time via text, email, & push notifications."
target: ProLogic Retail Services
ProLogic Retail Services is the largest provider of loyalty marketing services to independent grocers. Headquartered in Delray Beach, FL, ProLogic has been providing independent grocers with loyalty marketing solutions for over 20 years.
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closed 1/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Augeo Marketing, acquired Edo Interactive

synopsis: Augeo, a leader in consumer and employee engagement and incentive programs across all industries, announced the acquisition of Edo Interactive, a leader in the card-linked offer industry. Edo is the pioneer in card-linked offers, providing a premier software platform connecting targeted merchant offers to credit and debit cardholders.
buyer: Augeo Marketing
Augeo is a nationally recognized leader in engagement, loyalty and incentive platforms with a focus on developing new solutions and innovative technology for clients, partners, merchants and consumers. "
target: Edo Interactive
Delivering value to advertisers, financial institutions and consumers through analytics, technology and targeted marketing, Edo is known for providing higher level personalization, managing and adjusting merchant campaigns on a continuous basis.
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closed 9/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Hansa Cequity, acquired Inloyal

synopsis: With an aim of strengthening its customer engagement and loyalty solution offering, Mumbai-based Hansa Cequity, India’s leading and largest customer marketing company, has acquired inloyal, a mobile loyalty wallet and SaaS loyalty platform.
buyer: Hansa Cequity
Hansa Customer Equity Pvt Ltd, or Hansa Cequity, is a marketing analytics based in India. They help brands use data, analytics, technology, social media, CRM and digital marketing to build relationships with customers. "
target: Inloyal
InLoyal is a mobile loyalty wallet and SaaS loyalty platform, that can create loyalty programmes for retail merchants and have them engaged with their customers through the wallet. InLoyal was founded in mid-2014 by entrepreneur-couple Kunal Mehta and Urvi Mehta.
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closed 11/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired 500friends

synopsis: Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm and the nation’s largest privately-held agency, announced that it has acquired San Francisco-based 500friends, a complete cloud-based omnichannel loyalty solution provider.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle, a technology-enabled, data-driven customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm, is the nation’s largest privately held agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. "
target: 500friends
CMOs engage 500friends to maximize the profitability of their customer relationships. The company’s SaaS lifecycle marketing suite, LoyaltyPlus, makes it easy to execute omni-channel loyalty programs and personalized customer retention campaigns.
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closed 6/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

Sailthru, Inc., acquired Seamless Receipts, Inc.

synopsis: Sailthru, Inc. acquires Seamless Receipts, Inc., a company that helps retailers turn paper receipts into branded eReceipts and deliver personalized messages to customers.
buyer: Sailthru, Inc.
Sailthru’s technology lets publishers and e-commerce companies deliver highly relevant, personalized content to their users across channels to provide an engaging behaviorally driven experience. "
target: Seamless Receipts, Inc.
Seamless Receipts helps retailers turn paper receipts into branded eReceipts and deliver personalized messages to customers.
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closed 4/9/2021 via BusinessWire

PAR Technology Corporation, acquired Punchh, Inc.

synopsis: PAR Technology Corporation, a global provider of restaurant software, has acquired Punchh Inc., a leader in loyalty and guest engagement solutions. The acquisition makes PAR a unified commerce cloud platform for enterprise restaurants and positions PAR as a leader with integrated point-of-sale, back office, payment, and guest engagement solutions.
buyer: PAR Technology Corporation (PAR:$180.96)
PAR Technology Corporation through its wholly owned subsidiary ParTech, Inc., is a customer success-driven, global technology company with over 100,000 restaurants in more than 110 countries using its point-of-sale hardware and SaaS software. "
target: Punchh, Inc.
Punchh is a leading loyalty and engagement solution for restaurant, retail, and convenience store brands. Punchh creates consistent, modern loyalty experiences to help physical retailers understand their guests and use real data insights to serve them best.
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closed 4/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Augeo Marketing, acquired Empyr

synopsis: Augeo, a leader in employee, member, consumer, and channel partner engagement solutions, has acquired Empyr, a card-linking platform for national brands and digital publishers. Together, they will launch a new company called Figg, combining the financial institution card-linking business of Augeo with the extensive publisher experience of Empyr.
buyer: Augeo Marketing
Augeo is a leader in engagement, loyalty, and incentive platforms developing new solutions and innovative technology. Augeo's membership benefits and insurances, employee recognition, sales incentives, virtual & live meetings, and events solutions elevate engagement and build stronger relationships."
target: Empyr
Empyr powers online-to-offline marketing programs for some of the largest websites and apps. The company's card-linked technology connects digital advertising to in-store purchases, allowing advertisers to track the entire customer journey, from an ad impression to a physical in-store transaction.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Clarus Commerce

synopsis: Clarus Commerce, the only company specializing in building, managing and optimizing premium loyalty programs, announced its acquisition by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Trivergance
target: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce is the only company solely focused on building, managing and optimizing customizable premium loyalty programs for retailers. They provide the full suite of services needed for a successful loyalty program, which includes the technology platform, client services, IT and operations.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Outsite Networks

synopsis: PDI, a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum and logistics industries, has acquired Outsite Networks, a loyalty company that has served the U.S. convenience retail sector for over 18 years and carried out more than 6 billion transactions.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: Outsite Networks
Outsite Networks is a loyalty company that has served the U.S. convenience retail sector for over 18 years and carried out more than 6 billion transactions. AllPoints™ Rewards is a fully-integrated loyalty platform that enables retailers, manufacturers, and fuel brands to engage customers directly.
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closed 8/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Yotpo, acquired Swell Rewards

synopsis: Yotpo, a customer content marketing platform that collects and analyzes user-created content, has acquired Swell Rewards, an incentive marketing platform. Swell Rewards allows ecommerce companies to create highly-tailored rewards and referral programs with ease.
buyer: Yotpo
Yotpo is a customer content marketing platform that collects and analyzes user-created content like social media posts and reviews. Yotpo allows brands to leverage social proof to increase trust and sales, cultivate loyal customer advocates, and make better decisions based on customer feedback. "
target: Swell Rewards
Swell Rewards is an incentive marketing platform that allows ecommerce companies to create highly-tailored rewards and referral programs with ease. Their SaaS-based platform helps merchants to better understand and retain their existing customers through a variety of effective marketing campaigns.
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closed 3/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Falcon Investment Advisors LLC, Landon Capital Partners, Trivergance, acquired Clarus Commerce

synopsis: Trivergance, in partnership with Falcon Investment Advisors and Landon Capital Partners, announced the acquisition of Clarus Commerce from Norwest Venture Partners. Clarus, a leader in e-commerce and subscription commerce solutions, has developed and manages a proprietary, flexible and scalable membership and benefit management technology platform.
buyer: Falcon Investment Advisors LLC
buyer: Trivergance
buyer: Landon Capital Partners
Trivergance is a leading independent sponsor, having invested over $1 billion of third-party, institutional equity capital. Falcon is a private equity firm investsing in leading middle market companies. Landon Capital Partners is the direct private equity investment group of the Landon family. "
target parent: Norwest Venture Partners
target: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce creates and markets high-value subscription websites designed to save consumers time and money. Clarus is one of the pioneers of creating free shipping and subscription-based solutions for e-commerce businesses seeking to ease consumers’ concerns about high shipping costs.
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announced 3/5/2021 via BusinessWire

WeCommerce, will acquire Stamped.io Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: WeCommerce, a Canadian ecommerce technology holding company, will acquire substantially all of the assets of Stamped.io Pte. Ltd. Based in Singapore, Stamped is a leading SaaS platform enabling online merchants to implement and manage customer reviews and loyalty programs through Shopify and other ecommerce platforms.
buyer: WeCommerce (TSXV:WE:$15.34)
WeCommerce is a Canadian ecommerce technology holding company that owns a family of companies and brands in the Shopify partner ecosystem. The company’s primary focus is to build, grow and acquire businesses that serve the Shopify Partner ecosystem. "
target: Stamped.io Pte. Ltd.
Based in Singapore, Stamped.io is an AI-powered eCommerce marketing platform that enables direct-to-consumer brands to accelerate business growth through reviews and ratings, Q&A, visual marketing, and loyalty and referrals.
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closed 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Webedia SAS, acquired Partoo

synopsis: Webedia, a global media and technology company, has acquired majority stake in Partoo, a French company founded in 2014. Partoo aims to help retailers maximize their online visibility through local marketing solutions. They offer two Saas solutions that focus on Review Management and Presence Management.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia is a global media and technology company, specialized in the recreation and entertainment industries. Webedia targets a passionate audience by building a global network of unique talents, media brands, events and services within the entertainment and recreation industries. "
target: Partoo
Partoo aims to help retailers maximize their online visibility through local marketing solutions. They offer two Saas solutions that focus on Review Management, where they can manage their online reviews, and Presence Management, where they can manage their online presence.
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closed 8/4/2014 via PR Newswire

InComm, acquired SIRAS.com Inc.

synopsis: InComm, a leading provider of integrated point-of-sale (POS) technology solutions to retailers, announced it has enhanced its retail network connectivity by acquiring SIRAS.com Inc. from Nintendo of America Inc. SIRAS provides integrated POS services to retailers and manufacturers for tracking and authorizing sales and returns of products.
buyer: InComm
Leveraging deep integrations into retailers' point-of-sale systems, InComm provides connectivity to a variety of service providers that allow consumers to conduct everyday business at more than 450,000 points of retail distribution. With 123 global patents, InComm is headquartered in Atlanta. "
target parent: Nintendo
target: SIRAS.com Inc.
SIRAS is the pioneer in Electronic Registration (OmniTrace™) and comprehensive return-validation methodology (ReturnFlex™), which allows participating retailers and manufacturers to optimize their retail business operations, and to provide customers with a seamless omnichannel experience.
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closed 11/18/2008 via BusinessWire

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., acquired Chockstone Inc.

synopsis: Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., a leading provider of credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll, check management and payments solutions, has closed on its acquisition of Chockstone, Inc., a privately held provider of gift card programs and loyalty solutions. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: Heartland Payment Systems Inc. (HPY:$2,682.40)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll and payment solutions to more than 150,000 small and mid-sized businesses nationwide. "
target: Chockstone Inc.
Chockstone provides the most innovative personalization, loyalty marketing and stored value solutions available to merchants today. Chockstone's programs are used by leading brands in the restaurant, retail, and convenience store markets to increase consumer loyalty and drive profitability.
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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Chatter Research

synopsis: Stingray, a leading music, media, and technology company, is acquiring Chatter Research, a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$199.89)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, 101 radio stations, digital signage, in-store music, and more. "
target: Chatter Research
Chatter Research is a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
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closed 1/16/2012 via Market Wire

PivotLink, acquired Acteea, Inc.

synopsis: PivotLink, the leading provider of retail performance management solutions delivered via Software as a Service (SaaS), has acquired Acteea, Inc., a privately-held provider of SaaS e-commerce analytics solutions, and is integrating its customer scoring and segmentation and marketing performance optimization.
buyer: PivotLink
PivotLink is the leader in on-demand retail performance management applications, serving retail and retail-related customers such as: REI; Fifth & Pacific Companies (formerly Liz Claiborne); Kelly-Moore; Timbuk2; Party City; Car Toys; Rossignol; Shaklee; and Zones. "
target parent: Trilogy Enterprises, Inc.
target: Acteea, Inc.
Acteea, Inc. designs and manages software as a service eCommerce hosted solutions for online retail site merchants. Acteea Enterprise eCommerce Analytics is a specialized customer retention analytics tool that improves a retailers Customer Lifetime Value.
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closed 10/14/2020 via finextra.com

wiGroup merged with Yoyo Wallet,

synopsis: wiGroup has merged with Yoyo, the fastest growing mobile wallet in Europe. wiGroup is a South African-based mobile rewards software company. wiGroup's mobile Loyalty & Rewards solution enables brands to retain and grow their customer base through real time rewards. Their mCommerce solution enables customers to order products from their phones.
buyer: Yoyo Wallet
Yoyo is the fastest growing mobile wallet in Europe. Yoyo provides shoppers with an easy-to-use app that allows fast, secure mobile payment and automatic loyalty collection. Their platform enables retailers to identify their customers at the point-of-sale and better engage with them. "
target: wiGroup
wiGroup is a South African-based mobile rewards software company. wiGroup's mobile Loyalty & Rewards solution enables brands to retain and grow their customer base through real time transactional and event based rewards. Their mCommerce solution enables customers to order products from their phones.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Excentus Corporation

synopsis: Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI), a provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Excentus, a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, national brands and convenience retail segments. Excentus' SaaS loyalty platform uses data and analytics to help customers manage consumer relationships.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: Excentus Corporation
Excentus is a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, grocery, national brands and convenience retail segments. Their SaaS loyalty platform uses data and analytics to help customers manage consumer relationships and find new ways to increase engagement.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Excentus Corporation, acquired Exclusive Connection$

synopsis: Excentus, a loyalty marketing and technology solutions company serving the grocery, specialty retail, convenience retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) sectors, has acquired Exclusive Connection$, an innovative loyalty marketing and promotions company, to broaden the solutions that Excentus can deliver to the growing convenience retail sector.
buyer: Excentus Corporation
Excentus Corporation, a privately held company based in Dallas, provides industry-leading loyalty marketing and technology solutions to grocers, specialty retailers, convenience retailers and consumer packaged goods brands across the nation. "
target: Exclusive Connection$
Exclusive Connection$ is an innovative marketing and promotions company that specializes in creating, managing and supporting customized loyalty programs for the convenience store industry.
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announced 9/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., will acquire Orbis Tech Ltd.

synopsis: PDI, a global provider of leading enterprise management software for the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Orbis Tech, a global provider of cloud-based point of sale (POS), back-office, and home-office business solutions.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience retailers and petroleum wholesalers thrive through digital transformation and enterprise software that enables them to grow topline revenue, optimize operations, and unify their business across the entire value chain. "
target: Orbis Tech Ltd.
Orbis Technologies Ltd (Orbis Tech) is a global provider of cloud-based point of sale (POS), back-office, and home-office business solutions.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired GasBuddy

synopsis: PDI has acquired GasBuddy, a mobile app used by drivers to find and share real-time fuel prices. With this acquisition, PDI extends its capabilities in direct-to-consumer delivery of promotional offers and communications, and engagement of consumers in convenience store and petroleum loyalty rewards programs.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience retailers and petroleum wholesalers thrive through digital transformation and enterprise software that enables them to grow topline revenue, optimize operations, and unify their business across the entire value chain. "
target: GasBuddy
GasBuddy is the travel and navigation app used by more North American drivers to save money on gas than any other. The GasBuddy app generates fuel pricing information on 150,000 stations across North America, enables reviews of facilities, and supports wayfinding.
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closed 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Cybera, Inc.

synopsis: PDI, a global provider of leading enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries, announced that it has acquired Cybera Inc., a leading providers of managed security solutions to protect customers against cybersecurity threats.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
PDI helps convenience retailers and petroleum wholesalers thrive through digital transformation and enterprise software that enables them to grow topline revenue, optimize operations, and unify their business across the entire value chain. "
target: Cybera, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. helps convenience retailers and petroleum wholesalers thrive through digital transformation and enterprise software that enables them to grow topline revenue, optimize operations and unify their business across the entire value chain.
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closed 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired ControlScan Inc.

synopsis: PDI, a global provider of leading enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries, announced that it has acquired ControlScan Managed Security Services (MSS); a leading providers of managed security solutions to protect customers against cybersecurity threats.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. helps convenience retailers and petroleum wholesalers thrive through digital transformation and enterprise software that enables them to grow topline revenue, optimize operations and unify their business across the entire value chain. "
target: ControlScan Inc.
ControlScan managed security and compliance solutions help secure networks and protect payment card data. Their elite cybersecurity professionals leverage best-in-class security technologies to support thousands of businesses with a single goal: To stop cyber criminals in their tracks.
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closed 6/18/2020 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired ZipLine

synopsis: PDI, a global provider of ERP, Fuel Pricing, Logistics, and Marketing Cloud solutions, has acquired ZipLine, the industry leader for Automated Clearing House payment and provider of mobile payment technology. The acquisition strengthens the PDI Marketing Cloud Platform giving businesses everything they need in a loyalty solution.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
PDI helps convenience retailers and petroleum wholesalers thrive through digital transformation and enterprise software that enables them to grow topline revenue, optimize operations, and unify their business across the entire value chain. "
target: ZipLine
ZipLine helps merchants build consumer loyalty and market share with custom debit payment, rewards, and gift card programs. With a single platform for personalized rewards and branded debit payment, ZipLine’s clients strengthen their consumer relationships while saving on interchange fees.
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closed 1/30/2020 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired SwiftIQ

synopsis: PDI, a global provider of ERP, Fuel Pricing, Logistics, and Marketing Cloud solutions for the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries, has acquired SwiftIQ, provider of best-in-class analytics cloud and vendor collaboration software and services to seven of the top 20 convenience retailers as well as leading CPG brands.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: SwiftIQ
SwiftIQ provides retailers, brands, and distributors with a leading, on-demand insights and decisioning platform from the most highly granular, real-time store, customer and supply chain data to create compelling shopping experiences and maximize profitability.
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closed 5/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired CStorePro

synopsis: Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI), a global company with leading enterprise software solutions, has acquired CStorePro Technologies Inc., a provider of simple, self-provisioning and cost-effective mobile software designed to give single-store operators centralized visibility into sales, pricing and promotional data with real-time dashboards.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: CStorePro
StorePro Technologies Inc. is a provider of simple, self-provisioning and cost-effective mobile software designed to give single-store operators centralized visibility into sales, pricing and promotional data with real-time dashboards.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Outsite Networks

synopsis: PDI, a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum and logistics industries, has acquired Outsite Networks, a loyalty company that has served the U.S. convenience retail sector for over 18 years and carried out more than 6 billion transactions.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: Outsite Networks
Outsite Networks is a loyalty company that has served the U.S. convenience retail sector for over 18 years and carried out more than 6 billion transactions. AllPoints™ Rewards is a fully-integrated loyalty platform that enables retailers, manufacturers, and fuel brands to engage customers directly.
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closed 7/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired FuelsPricing

synopsis: Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI), a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum, and logistics industries, announced it has acquired Inform Information Systems, Ltd, known commercially as FuelsPricing, a leading pricing and analytics solution for the fuel distribution industry.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: FuelsPricing
Inform Information Systems, known commercially as FuelsPricing, is a leading pricing and analytics solution for the fuel distribution industry. FuelsPricing’s software provides comprehensive price management solutions for fuel distributors, helping programmatically increase both volume and margin.
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closed 5/30/2018 via Company Press Release

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired DM2 Software

synopsis: PDI Software, a leading provider of software solutions to convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers, announced it has acquired DM2, a privately held company with corporate headquarters in Vancouver, Washington. DM2 provides back office enterprise resource planning (ERP) automation solutions for over 200 customers.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: DM2 Software
Founded in 1989, DM2 provides back office enterprise resource planning (ERP) automation solutions for over 200 customers. The company has been a leading supplier of technology to wholesale petroleum marketers in the U.S.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Excentus Corporation

synopsis: Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI), a provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Excentus, a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, national brands and convenience retail segments. Excentus' SaaS loyalty platform uses data and analytics to help customers manage consumer relationships.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: Excentus Corporation
Excentus is a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, grocery, national brands and convenience retail segments. Their SaaS loyalty platform uses data and analytics to help customers manage consumer relationships and find new ways to increase engagement.
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closed 1/8/2018 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired TouchStar Group LLC

synopsis: PDI, a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum, and logistics industries, announced it has acquired TouchStar Group LLC, a multinational logistics automation company.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
PDI helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Over 1,200 customers trust PDI to optimize their entire operations whether they are a single site, multi-site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: TouchStar Group LLC
TouchStar is a proven leader in mobility and workforce automation. Through their FleetAtlas Framework, they provide a complete set of automation solutions that improve the efficiency and simplify the management of fleet and mobile workforces.
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closed 11/1/2017 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired WEX Fuel Management

synopsis: Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI), a provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired WEX Fuel Management (previously TelaPoint), from WEX Inc., a provider of corporate payment solutions. WEX Fuel Management is a provider of fuel supply chain management software for companies in the fuel supply chain and petroleum distribution markets.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. ("PDI") provides enterprise software and solutions to convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. Companies rely on PDI’s software for retail automation, business intelligence, financial reporting, workforce management and end-to-end fuel supply chain. "
target parent: WEX Inc.
target: WEX Fuel Management
WEX Fuel Management (previously TelaPoint) is a provider of fuel supply chain management software designed for companies throughout the fuel supply chain and petroleum distribution market. They help companies improve the efficiency of their fuel replenishment, buying and administrative operations.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired DataMax Group Inc.

synopsis: PDI, a leading global provider of enterprise-class software solutions to the convenience retail and wholesale petroleum industries, announced the acquisition of DataMax Group Inc. DataMax provides convenience store back office software and services for retail fuel stores including major oil companies.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. ("PDI") provides enterprise software and solutions to convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. Companies rely on PDI’s software for retail automation, business intelligence, financial reporting, workforce management and end-to-end fuel supply chain. "
target: DataMax Group Inc.
DataMax provides convenience store back office software and services for retail fuel stores including major oil companies. Their scalable software makes it easy for both multi and single store operators to improve control and manage operations more efficiently.
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closed 4/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired LOMOSOFT GmbH

synopsis: PDI, a leading global provider of enterprise-class software solutions to the convenience retail and wholesale petroleum industries, announced the acquisition of LOMOSOFT. Based in Germany, LOMOSOFT provides secondary fuel distribution customers with more than 27 years of deep logistics and carrier industry network expertise.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. ("PDI") provides enterprise software and solutions to convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. Companies rely on PDI’s software for retail automation, business intelligence, financial reporting, workforce management and end-to-end fuel supply chain. "
target: LOMOSOFT GmbH
LOMOSOFT provides secondary fuel distribution customers with years of logistics and carrier industry network expertise. LOMOSOFT supplies a comprehensive planning software and mobile computing package allowing customers to achieve lower costs and increased quality.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired FireStream WorldWide Inc.

synopsis: PDI, leading global provider of enterprise-class software solutions to the convenience retail & wholesale petroleum industries, announced the acquisition of FireStream WorldWide Inc. Focused on wholesale petroleum companies, FireStream is a provider of end-to-end software for downstream & midstream jobbers, lubricant suppliers & propane marketers.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. ("PDI") provides enterprise software and solutions to convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. Companies rely on PDI’s software for retail automation, business intelligence, financial reporting, workforce management and end-to-end fuel supply chain. "
target: FireStream WorldWide Inc.
Focused on wholesale petroleum companies, FireStream is a provider of end-to-end software for downstream and midstream jobbers, lubricant suppliers and propane marketers. Its focus is on wholesale, logistics and supply chain software.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., purchased ERP software assets from The Pinnacle Corporation

synopsis: PDI, a leading provider of software solutions to the convenience retail and wholesale petroleum industries, announced it has acquired the enterprise resource planning (ERP) assets of The Pinnacle Corporation (Pinnacle), a privately held company with corporate headquarters in Arlington, Texas.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. ("PDI"), provides software, hosted solutions and professional services to multi-unit convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. PDI's software systems include retail automation, supply-chain management, business intelligence, and more. "
seller: The Pinnacle Corporation
The Pinnacle Corporation's ERP software is a suite of automation technology solutions, that offers store daily paperwork, price book, item level inventory, and financials.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Intellifuel Inc.

synopsis: Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI), a provider of enterprise-class automation software systems to the convenience retail and wholesale petroleum industries, has completed the acquisition of Intellifuel Systems Inc., a provider of fuel management and logistics solutions for downstream and midstream participants in the fuel supply chain.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. ("PDI"), provides software, hosted solutions and professional services to multi-unit convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. PDI's software systems include retail automation, supply-chain management, business intelligence, and more. "
target: Intellifuel Inc.
Intellifuel provides fuel management and logistics solutions to the fuel supply chain. Their solutions provide easily-mastered web-based software, excellent customer results, and a demonstrable return on investment.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/24/2016 via PE Hub

TA Associates, acquired Professional Datasolutions, Inc.

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, announced it has completed a majority investment in Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI), the leading provider of ERP software and services to the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale marketer industries.
buyer: TA Associates
TA Associates is one of the oldest and largest growth private equity firms in the world. They invest in growing private companies in exciting industries, with the goal of helping management teams build their businesses into great companies. "
target parent: Luminate Capital Partners
target: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. ("PDI"), provides software, hosted solutions and professional services to multi-unit convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. PDI's software systems include retail automation, supply-chain management, business intelligence, and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

Luminate Capital Partners, acquired Professional Datasolutions, Inc.

synopsis: Professional Datasolutions, Inc ("PDI"), a leading provider of enterprise-class retail automation software systems to the convenience-store and foodservice industries, has announced that the PDI management team has joined with Luminate Capital Partners to acquire PDI from McLane Co. Inc.
buyer: Luminate Capital Partners
Luminate Capital Partners provides flexible capital with an emphasis on investments that allow them to take majority ownership in companies where they can partner with management teams to drive strategy and operations. "
target parent: Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
target: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc ("PDI") provides software, hosted solutions and professional services to multi-unit convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. PDI's software systems include retail automation, supply-chain management, business intelligence, financial reporting and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/24/2016 via PE Hub

TA Associates, acquired Professional Datasolutions, Inc.

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, announced it has completed a majority investment in Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI), the leading provider of ERP software and services to the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale marketer industries.
buyer: TA Associates
TA Associates is one of the oldest and largest growth private equity firms in the world. They invest in growing private companies in exciting industries, with the goal of helping management teams build their businesses into great companies. "
target parent: Luminate Capital Partners
target: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. ("PDI"), provides software, hosted solutions and professional services to multi-unit convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. PDI's software systems include retail automation, supply-chain management, business intelligence, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/3/2021 via PR Newswire

Priority Software Ltd., acquired EDEA Applied Management Consulting Ltd.

synopsis: Priority Software Ltd., a leading global provider of ERP solutions, owned by TA associates and Fortissimo Capital, announced the acquisition of Edea AMC Ltd., an Israel-based provider of an innovative UNIFIED COMMERCE solution, that enables retailers to deliver an advanced Omnichannel customer experience.
buyer parent: Fortissimo Capital
buyer: Priority Software Ltd.
Priority Software provides end-to-end business management solutions for organizations of all sizes in a wide range of industries, from a fully featured ERP platform serving multinational corporations, to small and growing businesses. "
target: EDEA Applied Management Consulting Ltd.
Founded in Israel in 2005 by Shlomit Pinkas Elkayam and Ilan Elkayam, Edea specializes in the retail and hospitality industries. Edea is known for its flagship 'OneCore' product, a headless commerce solution designed via microservices to serve all commerce's unique core business capabilities.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/12/2020 via GlobeNewswire

StoneCo Ltd., will acquire Linx S.A.

synopsis: StoneCo Ltd., a leading provider of financial technology solutions that empower merchants to conduct commerce seamlessly across multiple channels, has signed a definitive agreement to merge its business with Linx, a leading provider of retail management software in Brazil.
buyer: StoneCo Ltd.
Stone is a leading provider of financial technology solutions that empower merchants and integrated partners to conduct electronic commerce seamlessly across in-store, online, and mobile channels. They are based in Brazil. Their businesses include Stone, Pagar.me, Mundipagg, Equals and Cappta. "
target: Linx S.A. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$161.38)
Linx are a leading cloud-based technology company in Latin America and a market leader in Brazil in terms of revenue, in the ERP and POS management software segment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,105 [$1,049]
rev ($mm)
$155
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
6.8x
EV / EBITDA
64.6x
closed 7/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Total Specific Solutions, purchased Pulsen Retail from Pulsen AB

synopsis: Pulsen Retail AB, a company within the Pulsen Group that develops the retail ERP solution Harmoney and which has considerable expertise in the Swedish retail industry, was acquired by Total Specific Solutions. Pulsen Retail will be included as an independent company under the TSS umbrella of software companies within different verticals in Europe.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Total Specific Solutions
Total Specific Solutions is a Dutch provider of IT business solutions and consists of independent business units that deliver products and services to their specific vertical market segments. This market expertise is based on decades of experience. TSS is part of Constellation Software Inc. "
seller: Pulsen AB
Pulsen Retail AB is a company within the Pulsen Group that develops the retail ERP solution Harmoney and which has considerable expertise in the Swedish retail industry.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Linx S.A., acquired e-Millennium

synopsis: Linx, a company in Brazil that offers ERP and POS management software to the retail sector, has acquired e-Millennium (Millennium Network), a Brazilian provider of ERP solutions for the retail industry. e-Millennium offers a SaaS solution that allows retailers to ease their day-to-day operations and increase their operational efficiency.
buyer: Linx S.A. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$161.38)
Linx is a company in Brazil that offers ERP and POS management software to the retail sector. The company offers specific solutions for a variety of businesses, these include gas stations, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, electronics, home decor, and more. "
target: e-Millennium
e-Millennium (Millennium Network) is a Brazilian provider of ERP solutions for the retail industry. e-Millennium offers a SaaS solution that allows retailers to ease their day-to-day operations and increase their operational efficiency and profitability.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kerridge Commercial Systems, will acquire Electronic Data Processing PLC

synopsis: Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), a provider of specialist software and services, will acquire Electronic Data Processing (EDP), a UK-based supplier of software solutions for the Merchanting, Wholesale and Distribution industry. EDP's Quantum VS ERP solution offers stock control, accounts and pricing management, sales intelligence, and more.
buyer: Kerridge Commercial Systems
Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) provides specialist software, services and support to deliver fully integrated trading and business management solutions to distributive trades customers, large and small – wherever they are in the world. "
target: Electronic Data Processing PLC (LSE:EDP:$6.75)
Electronic Data Processing (EDP) is a UK-based supplier of software solutions for the Merchanting, Wholesale and Distribution industry. EDP's Quantum VS ERP solution allows businesses to be more efficient. Their solution offers stock control, pricing management, sales intelligence, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$15 [$7]
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
12.7x
closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Linx S.A., acquired Digital Commerce Group

synopsis: Linx, the Brazilian technology company for retail, has announced the purchase of Digital Commerce Group (DCG Soluções), owner of EZ Commerce. Founded in 2007, Brazil-based Digital Commerce Group (DCG) has been in the e-commerce technology market for over a decade and provides e-commerce platforms.
buyer: Linx S.A. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$161.38)
Linx is a company in Brazil that offers ERP and POS management software to the retail sector. The company offers specific solutions for a variety of businesses, these include gas stations, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, electronics, home decor, and more. "
target: Digital Commerce Group
Founded in 2007, Brazil-based Digital Commerce Group (DCG) has been in the e-commerce technology market for over a decade. DCG provides e-commerce platforms including EZ Commerce for small and medium businesses, CORE for large businesses and Octopus, an integrated sales solution in all marketplaces.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Kerridge Commercial Systems, will acquire Integrity SA

synopsis: Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), a global company headquartered in the UK, has reached an agreement to acquire Integrity Software, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and its successful suite of products. Integrity Software has a 20-year history of delivering retail and ERP solutions to the retail and distributive trades.
buyer: Kerridge Commercial Systems
Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) offers advanced, fully integrated ERP systems in trade, wholesale and distribution. KCS is the market-leading provider of solutions, with over 1,100 distributive trade customers worldwide, focusing on wholesaler, distributor, retailer and merchant sectors. "
target: Integrity SA
Integrity Software has a 20-year history of delivering retail and ERP solutions to the retail and distributive trades. They are market leaders in Retail, Payroll & HR and ERP software solutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zopper, acquired EasyPOS

synopsis: Noida-based Solvy Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs hyperlocal mobile marketplace Zopper, has acquired EasyPOS, a cloud-based point of sale software maker. Founded in 2014, Delhi NCR-based EasyPOS, operated by Upsilon Consulting Pvt Ltd, is a SaaS based end to end retail ERP platform developed for small and medium sized businesses.
buyer: Zopper
Zopper is India's only hyper-local market place featuring over 500,000 physical retail stores pan-India. Zopper combines the benefits of shopping at a retail store with the convenience of shopping via mobile phone. Users can conveniently buy and get products delivered from their nearby stores. "
target: EasyPOS
EasyPOS is a cloud based retail store management system that aims to remove and reduce daily operational cost and increase profits. It lets users focus on sales and billing while their entire CRM is managed automatically.
price ($mm)
$0.49
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/14/2016 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Fiverun

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software, data, and technology-enabled companies, announced its acquisition of Fiverun, a leading innovator in the mobile point of sale arena. Fiverun is known for its experience reinventing in-store commerce through cloud-based solutions built on advanced technology.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is an investment firm that invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by management teams with long-term perspective. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and support that enables companies to realize their full potential. "
target: Fiverun
Fiverun helps enterprise brands and retailers enhance the in-store customer experience by bringing ecommerce into brick-and-mortar retail. Built on an agile and extensible platform, Fiverun provides native omnichannel capabilities, streamlines retail operations, and drives innovation quickly.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Friedman Corporation, acquired CORESense, Inc.

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc. announced that it has completed, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Friedman Corporation, the acquisition of the business of COREsense Inc. COREsense offers fully-featured, configurable applications for multi-channel retailers and direct to consumer manufacturers, through a hosted solution.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Friedman Corporation
Friedman Corporation develops enterprise computing solutions for the discrete To-Order Manufacturer. Its advanced multi-platform technology and modular application design support customized enterprise-wide solutions to meet the unique requirements of the to-order manufacturer. "
target: CORESense, Inc.
CORESense, founded in 2000, provides an end-to-end solution for today’s small- to mid-size retail enterprises with multi-channel sales strategies. CORESense has experienced triple digit growth since its founding, reflecting the strength of its entirely web-based platform.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/15/2012 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired DemandTec, Inc.

synopsis: IBM has completed its acquisition of DemandTec. DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. It allows companies to spot trends and shopping insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$74,461.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: DemandTec, Inc. (DMAN:$82.42)
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$442 [$382]
rev ($mm)
$89
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Vianet Group plc, acquired Vendman Systems Ltd

synopsis: Vianet Group plc, the international provider of actionable data and business insight through devices connected to its Internet of Things ("IOT") platform, announced the acquisition of Vendman Systems Ltd, a leading Enterprise Resource Planning ("ERP") and mobile software provider for unattended retailing.
buyer: Vianet Group plc (AIM:VNET:$18.85)
Vianet Group is a leading provider of actionable management information and business insight created through combining data from their smart Internet of Things ('IOT') solutions and external information sources. "
target: Vendman Systems Ltd
Vendman Systems Ltd is a leading Enterprise Resource Planning ("ERP") and mobile software provider for unattended retailing. Their solutions include stock control, pricing information, data management, account analysis and route planning.
price ($mm)
$2.68
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Linx Sistemas E Consultoria Ltda., acquired Intercamp Sistemas e Comércio de Informática S.A.

synopsis: Linx announces that it has acquired 100% of Intercamp. The activities of Intercamp include the development and marketing of software for the management and automation of gas stations and convenience stores.
buyer: Linx Sistemas E Consultoria Ltda. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$161.38)
With more than 30 years offering management software (ERP and POS), Linx specializes in retail and meets many different market needs. Linx offers specific solutions for gas stations and convenience stores, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, magazines and more. "
target: Intercamp Sistemas e Comércio de Informática S.A.
Intercamp Sistemas e Comércio de Informática S.A. provides software for the management and automation of gas stations and convenience stores. Intercamp allows users to track online sales, volume of the tanks, margins, product sales, accounts payable and receivable, and more.
price ($mm)
$8.71
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired V-Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of V-Technologies, LLC, a shipping software development company that offers a selection of solutions to meet the growing demand for integrated shipping. StarShip and ShipGear are the two flagship shipping software products.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: V-Technologies, LLC
Founded in 1987, V-Technologies is a shipping software development company that offers a selection of solutions to meet the growing demand for integrated shipping. StarShip and ShipGear are the two flagship shipping software products.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/21/2020 via PR Newswire

Encompass Technologies merged with Orchestra Software,

synopsis: Encompass Technologies, the provider of a cloud-based ERP system is specifically built for the distribution industry, has merged with Orchestra Software. With the merger, the companies will be able to leverage their combined expertise and software to connect every link of the supply chain and provide an unprecedented level of integration.
buyer: Orchestra Software
Orchestra is the Enterprise Resource Planning software and services solution for the Craft Beverage Industry. Orchestra's software provides a single source of the truth, empowering drinksmiths to make better, more informed business decisions at every turn. "
target: Encompass Technologies
Encompass Technologies has created a comprehensive network of software solutions. The customizable, cloud-based ERP system is specifically built for the distribution industry and functions to fit unique business needs with products like warehouse management, sales execution, logistics, and more.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Visma Advantage, acquired Specter AB

synopsis: Norway-based Visma has acquired Specter, a preferred supplier of business systems for e-commerce and omnichannel sales based in Sweden. Specter's key product, Specter Business Management, is a cloud-based retail Enterprise Resource Planning and business management system with a strong focus on automation and user-friendliness.
buyer: Visma Advantage
Visma is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Specter AB
Sweden-based Specter is one of the first providers in the market for web-based systems. The company's flagship product, Specter Business Management, is a cloud-based retail Enterprise Resource Planning and business management system with a strong focus on automation and user friendliness.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mall91, will acquire StompMarket

synopsis: Mall91, India's first vernacular social commerce platform, will acquire StompMarket, an Indian provider of ERP solutions. StompMarket offers a retail management and drop ship platform for online sellers. Their platform allows sellers to manage their warehouse, sell on multiple channels, move old stock, and let others sell their products.
buyer: Mall91
Mall91 is India's first vernacular social commerce platform. Mall91 combines live videos based shopping, local language voice recognition based catalog discovery and Whatsapp like chat/messaging based checkouts. Their categories include electronics, grocery, makeup, apparel, babies, and more. "
target: StompMarket
StompMarket is an Indian provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. StompMarket offers a retail management and drop ship platform for online sellers. Their platform allows sellers to manage their warehouse, sell on multiple channels, move old stock, and let others sell their products.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 4/14/2015 via Reuters

MercadoLibre, will acquire KPL Soluções

synopsis: Latin American e-commerce company MercadoLibre Inc said it has agreed to buy Brazilian software firm KPL Soluções, adding 80 employees and expertise in software for online retailers.
buyer: MercadoLibre (MELI:$2,296.31)
MercadoLibre is Latin America’s leading e-commerce technology company. Through MercadoLibre.com and MercadoPago.com, it provides solutions to individuals and companies buying, selling, advertising, and paying for goods online. "
target: KPL Soluções
KPL Soluções is a Brazilian software firm with 80 employees and expertise in software for online retailers. KPL is an innovative company that offers complete solutions solely on Electronic Commerce.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/23/2007 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, acquired AppOne

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, part of the Wolters Kluwer Corporate & Financial Services division, today announced the acquisition of the AppOne Companies (AppOne), a leading provider of technology and risk mitigation services to independent automobile dealers and lenders throughout the continental United States.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services’ solutions include integrated and stand-alone compliance and work flow tools, documentation, analytics, authoritative information, and professional services. Customers include banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, and securities and insurance organizations. "
target: AppOne
AppOne Holdings, Inc., a technology services company, provides Internet-based software solutions to the automotive finance industry. Its solution is accessed by users through MOSES, a loan processing system for independent auto dealers.
price ($mm)
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Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc provides some of the world's leading retailers with point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions. The Group's solutions are based on its own proprietary software and are offered out of the Cloud on a software as a service model.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.69
EBIT ($mm)
$1.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.67
Employees
249
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Ticker: TSXV:AKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ackroo Inc.
Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty processing solutions to help businesses attract, retain and grow their customers and their revenues. Their solution can process gift card & loyalty transactions at the point-of-sale and provide merchants with important administrative and marketing data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.94
EBIT ($mm)
($0.60)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: AIM:PROX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proxama Ltd.
Proxama Ltd.
Proxama are experts in NFC payments, ticketing and NFC and proximity marketing. Proxama's primary focus is on developing contactless payment solutions for mobiles through product development consultancy, systems integration and product licensing.
year
2014
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Ticker: OTCPK:MFON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobivity
Mobivity
Mobivity helps restaurant and retail brands realize their strategy of growing their business by increasing customer frequency, engagement, and spend.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker: ENXTPA:HCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HighCo
HighCo
HighCo is a French Marketing Solutions group for mass-market retailers and consumer goods manufacturers. HighCo offers drive to store solutions (SMS notifications, online coupons, email, social media), in-store solutions (coupons & promotions, displays, merchandising), and marketing data solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$174.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.62
EBIT ($mm)
$14.70
Net Income ($mm)
$8.35
Employees
713
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Ticker: AIM:INCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$54.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.74
EBIT ($mm)
$3.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: OTCPK:BYOC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beyond Commerce, Inc.
Beyond Commerce, Inc.
Beyond Commerce is focused on business combinations of “big data” companies in the global B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies and related services space. The Company’s objective is to develop and deploy disruptive strategic software technology that will build on organic growth potential.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: SLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Slyce
Slyce
Slyce is a visual search technology company based in Toronto, Ontario and is engaged in the business of providing advanced visual search software that allows consumers to purchase products at the moment they discover them - in the real world and online.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.35)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
70
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Ticker: BME:MAKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Making Science Group, S.A.
Making Science Group, S.A.
Spain-based Making Science is a digital marketing and technology consulting firm that specializes in e-commerce and digital transformation. The company's product offering includes NILO, a comprehensive cloud-based e-commerce platform, and Shoptize, the only Spanish Comparison Shopping Service.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$70.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.80
EBIT ($mm)
$2.99
Net Income ($mm)
$1.85
Employees
282
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Ticker: TSXV:PBX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PowerBand Solutions Inc.
PowerBand Solutions Inc.
PowerBand Solutions is a Canadian provider of cloud-based Auction and Finance Portal software tools for automotive dealerships, OEMs, and rental companies. Their remarketing platform incorporates the latest auction technologies, inventory management, market intelligence, and appraisal processes.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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Ticker: DMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions. .
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
351
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Ticker: PCYG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group (PCYG) is a Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") provider that brings unique visibility to the consumer goods supply chain, delivering actionable information that ensures product is on the shelf when the consumer expects it to be.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$13.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
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2010
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Ticker: DMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions. .
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
351
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Ticker: PCYG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group (PCYG) is a Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") provider that brings unique visibility to the consumer goods supply chain, delivering actionable information that ensures product is on the shelf when the consumer expects it to be.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$13.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
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2010
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Ticker: OTCPK:MFON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobivity
Mobivity
Mobivity helps restaurant and retail brands realize their strategy of growing their business by increasing customer frequency, engagement, and spend.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker: BOVESPA:LINX3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Linx S.A. {duplicate}
Linx S.A. {duplicate}
With more than 30 years offering management software (ERP and POS), Linx specializes in retail and meets many different market needs. Linx offers specific solutions for gas stations and convenience stores, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, magazines and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$161.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.28
EBIT ($mm)
$19.54
Net Income ($mm)
$25.81
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:INCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$54.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.74
EBIT ($mm)
$3.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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