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closed 8/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Symplicity Corporation, acquired Contratanet

synopsis: Symplicity Corporation, a provider of SaaS-based solutions for colleges and graduate school programs, has acquired Contratanet, a network of career portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. Contratanet connects higher education institutions, companies, candidates and portal partners to bring together quality opportunities and professionals.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Symplicity Corporation
Symplicity sells SaaS-based solutions to over 1,200 colleges and graduate school programs that help manage all aspects of a student’s life on campus, including career services, academics, behavioral intervention, and student conduct. "
target: Contratanet
Contratanet is the largest integrated network of job portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. Their technology connects higher education institutions, companies, candidates and portal partners to bring together quality opportunities and professionals.
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announced 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Link And Motivation Inc., will acquire OpenWork Inc.

synopsis: Link and Motivation, Japan’s first management consulting company focused on motivation, will acquire a 56.22% stake in OpenWork, one of the largest company review websites in Japan. OpenWork provides a database of over 4.9 million company reviews from various viewpoints and allows people to easily find and apply for jobs in various industries.
buyer: Link And Motivation Inc. (TSE:2170:$354.20)
Link and Motivation is Japan’s first management consulting company focused on motivation. Their core technology "motivation engineering" incorporates academic achievements such as business administration, social systems theory, behavioral economics and psychology. "
target: OpenWork Inc.
OpenWork is one of the largest company review websites in Japan. OpenWork provides a database of over 4.9 million company reviews from various viewpoints to people who are thinking about finding or changing jobs and allows them to easily find and apply for jobs in various industries.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$10
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closed 11/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Kolektiv d.o.o.

synopsis: Alma Media Corporation has acquired the remaining share capital to become the whole owner of Kolektiv Ltd, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Kolektiv focuses on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, and temporary staffing services.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$380.18)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Kolektiv d.o.o.
Kolektiv, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina, was established in 2001. In its operations, the company has focused on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, staff leasing and outsourcing services and temporary staffing services.
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$2
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announced 6/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Blocket Bostad, will acquire Jobbsafari

synopsis: Blocket AB, Sweden's largest marketplace for second-hand housing, will acquire Jobbsafari from Jobindex, a job search engine in Denmark. Jobbsafari is one of Sweden's largest job search platforms. Jobbsafari offers over 40,000 job listings daily. The platform offers job ads in various categories, including IT, finance, engineering, and more.
buyer parent: Schibsted Media Group
buyer: Blocket Bostad
Blocket Bostad is Sweden's most comprehensive marketplace which includes broker advertisements, private sales, short and long-term rentals, foreign residences and wish-rent ads. With approximately 5 million unique visitors a week, Blocket Bostad is one of Sweden's most popular housing markets. "
target parent: Jobindex A/S
target: Jobbsafari
Jobbsafari is one of Sweden's largest job search platforms. Jobbsafari offers over 40,000 job listings daily. Jobbsafari helps 10,000 qualified candidates find their dream job every day. The platform offers job ads in various categories, including IT, office and finance, engineering, and more.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

SEEK Ltd., acquired Gradconnection

synopsis: Online jobs classifieds and services business SEEK has acquired graduate job marketplace GradConnection in a move to target young jobseekers finishing up their education. GradConnection connects university graduates with top employers since being founded in 2008.
buyer: SEEK Ltd. (SKLTF.PK:$936.33)
SEEK can help you achieve your career goals. We are Australia's most popular choice for advertisers searching for the right candidate, and job seekers looking for the right job. SEEK is owned and operated in Australia and also has offices across New Zealand and the UK. "
target: Gradconnection
GradConnection connects university graduates with top employers since being founded in 2008. GradConnection is one of the most successful graduate recruitment sites across Australia, South Africa, U.K., U.S., and Asia.
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closed 1/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

OLX, Inc., acquired Aasaanjobs

synopsis: Global online classifieds business leader OLX Group has announced the acquisition of Mumbai-based Aasaanjobs, a recruitment marketplace for blue and grey-collar jobs in India. With this acquisition, OLX plans to strengthen its job vertical to address the growing requirement of over 60 million urban workforce in India.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: OLX, Inc.
OLX (OnLine eXchange) is the worldwide leading classifieds platform focused on emerging markets, both mobile and online. OLX operates globally and has presence in more than 40 countries. Every day millions of people across the globe use OLX to buy and sell goods and cars, find a job or rent a house."
target: Aasaanjobs
Aasaanjobs uses advanced technology through its platform to find the best suitable candidates for the job posted on the portal. This is enabled through its end-to-end recruitment via a two-way matchmaking algorithm that filters and connects candidates
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closed 12/20/2018 via PR Newswire

Capp & Co. Limited, acquired Koru

synopsis: Capp & Co., a leader in strength-based talent assessment, announces that it has completed its acquisition of Koru Careers, Inc.'s predictive hiring business. With Koru's assessment of the Koru7™ Impact Skills and its predictive hiring platform, Capp is now able to assess a wider range of work-related strengths and predict the fit of job applicants.
buyer: Capp & Co. Limited
Capp & Co. designs new and better ways of assessing people. At the heart of their product offering is their 'Strengths' methodology' developed by their CEO Alex Linley, an expert in the field of Positive Psychology. Capp works with clients across the entire candidate and employee life cycle. "
target: Koru
Koru is the leader in predictive hiring based on what really drives performance. Based on the Koru7™Impact Skills and using its predictive hiring platform, Koru identifies the predictors of performance and develops models to assess fit of applicants in jobs.
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closed 9/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ringier AG, acquired MyJobs Myanmar

synopsis: Pyramid Solutions, the parent company of Myanmar job portal MyJobs.com.mm, has been acquired by Swiss media company Ringier AG, through a cooperation with its local partner Information Matrix. MyJobs.com.mm has been the pioneer of recruitment services in Myanmar since 2012.
buyer: Ringier AG
Ringier is a diversified media company with about 6,900 employees across 18 countries. Founded in 1833, Ringier manages leading brands in print, TV, radio, online and mobile media and runs successful print, entertainment and internet businesses. "
target: MyJobs Myanmar
MyJobs has been the pioneer of recruitment services in Myanmar since 2012. MyJobs offers Job Website, Recruitment Agency, Executive Search, Job Fair, Employer Branding and Assessment services for positions and vacancies in Myanmar.
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closed 8/27/2018 via PR Newswire

CLPS Incorporation, acquired InfoGain Solutions Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: CLPS Incorporation, a global information technology (IT), consulting and solutions service provider that focuses on the banking, insurance and financial sectors, has acquired an 80% stake in InfoGain, an online platform in Singapore that helps people find jobs. InfoGain also provides IT services to the banking and financial sector.
buyer: CLPS Incorporation (CLPS:$44.25)
CLPS Incorporation is a global information technology (IT), consulting and solutions service provider that focuses on the banking, insurance and financial sectors. CLPS provides IT solutions to large financial institutions in the US, Europe, Australia and Hong Kong and their PRC-based IT centers. "
target: InfoGain Solutions Pte. Ltd.
Established in 2013, InfoGain is an online platform in Singapore that helps people find jobs in various industries. InfoGain also provides IT services to the banking and financial sector. The company specializes in managed IT services, software development, and business consulting.
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closed 8/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

SeverGroup, acquired Free-lance.ru

synopsis: SeverGroup, a Russian private investment company, has acquired a 97.5% stake in Free-lance.ru (FL.ru), a freelance recruiting resource portal in Russia. FL.ru helps freelancers get their desired jobs and allows employers to find suitable people for their projects. The company has helped over a million businesses quickly find people for any project.
buyer: SeverGroup
SeverGroup is a Russian private investment company founded in 1993 and includes ZAO "Severgroup" and OOO "Capital". The Group makes long-term investments and manages the assets in behalf of Alexey Mordashov. "
target: Free-lance.ru
Free-lance.ru (FL.ru) is a freelance recruiting resource portal in Russia. FL.ru helps freelancers get their desired jobs and allows employers to find suitable people for their projects. The company has helped over a million businesses quickly and efficiently find people for any project.
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announced 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

TeamLease, will acquire Fresher's World

synopsis: The Board of Directors of TeamLease Services Ltd will acquire an additional 21% stake in Fresher's World. With the additional 21% equity, the Company's stake in Fresher's World increases from 30% to 51%. Bangalore headquartered Fresher's World is the leading job site for entry level hiring in India with about 4 million unique visits every month.
buyer: TeamLease (BSE:539658:$675.51)
TeamLease Services is one of India’s leading human resource service companies in the organized segment. They are a one-stop provider of human resources services to various industries and diverse functional roles, offering staffing, payroll processing, recruitment, compliance and training services. "
target: Fresher's World
Bangalore headquartered Fresher's World is the leading job site for entry level hiring in India with about 4 million unique visits every month. It has a database of 1 crore+ resumes with over 2 lakh resumes added every month.
price ($mm)
$0.55*
rev ($mm)
$1
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EV / rev
3.1x
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

RegionsJob SAS, acquired JobiJoba

synopsis: The job search specialist JobiJoba, created in 2007 in Pessac in Gironde, France, has been bought by the RégionsJob group, one of the major French players in employment, recruitment and training. Jobijoba is a French smart job search engine offering job opportunities from more than 850 employment sites across the web.
buyer parent: Groupe Telegramme Medias S.A.
buyer: RegionsJob SAS
RegionsJob Group is a major player in employment, recruitment and training on the Internet in France. RegionsJob was primarily created to help job seekers find jobs that match their skills and geographic preferences. "
target parent: Newfund Management
target: JobiJoba
Jobijoba is a French smart job search engine offering job opportunities from more than 850 employment sites across the web. JobiJoba also provides HR software for companies called CV Catcher, which uses semantic and machine learning technologies to help capture top talent.
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$2
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closed 2/20/2018 via Reuters

Adecco Group, acquired Vettery

synopsis: Staffing company Adecco bought U.S.-based online recruitment platform Vettery to increase its footprint in the digital permanent recruitment market. Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$25,983.48)
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day. "
target: Vettery
Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance thanks to a proprietary technology that reduces time to hire and improves the quality of matches.
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closed 8/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sheroes.in, acquired Women Restart

synopsis: Platform and a nurturing ecosystem for ambitious and aspirational women, Sheroes acquired a Bangalore-based online career restart platform, Women Restart. Women Restart helps develop an understanding of job readiness and familiarizes women with the latest trends and technologies used in the workplace.
buyer: Sheroes.in
SHEROES - a career destination for women professionals, committed to career success and individual work-life fit. SHEROES welcomes women professional across levels, stages and sectors to pro-actively access the largest OpportunityScape for women. "
target: Women Restart
Women Restart is a platform that acts as a support system for women by helping them in developing an understanding of their own job readiness and familiarizing them with the latest trends and technologies used in the workplace.
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closed 7/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Gustav Technologies Inc., acquired Discoverme GmbH

synopsis: In a successful deal for the HR platform Discoverme: GUSTAV takes over Discoverme, the Austrian start-up of Georg Schlotter. Georg Schlotter launched Discoverme in 2015, a tool that links the HR consultants and companies and enables transparent comparisons between the best candidates.
buyer: Gustav Technologies Inc.
Gustav is a modern contingent workforce management solution. It connects thousands of staffing suppliers, recruiters and headhunters online with the best companies in the world to help them find better talents faster, easier, and at a lower cost. "
target: Discoverme GmbH
Discoverme is an innovative online portal that connects HR consultants to companies. It allows several consultants to propose to companies their best qualified candidates for anonymous positions. It is based in Vienna, Austria.
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announced 6/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Apollo Global Management, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, will acquire CareerBuilder, LLC.

synopsis: An investor group led by Apollo Global Management and The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have agreed to acquire a majority of the outstanding equity interests in CareerBuilder, a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company focused on helping employers find, hire and manage great talent.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$2,833.48)
buyer: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is Canada's largest single-profession pension plan. "
target parent: TEGNA Inc.
target: CareerBuilder, LLC.
CareerBuilder is a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company focused on helping employers find, hire and manage great talent. Combining advertising, software and services, CareerBuilder leads the industry in recruiting solutions, employment screening and human capital management.
price ($mm)
$475*
rev ($mm)
$714
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closed 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

AlmaMapper, acquired VibrantMinds Technologies

synopsis: Ahmedabad-based AlmaMapper, a free utility platform that connects teachers, campuses and students, has acquired VibrantMinds Technologies, a company that operates a recruitment platform which helps employers and candidates to connect with each other. They provide services such as campus hiring, talent evaluation, and resume building.
buyer: AlmaMapper
Ahmedabad-based AlmaMapper is a free utility platform that connects teachers, campuses and students. The utilities it provides include discovery of campuses, alumni, notes, courses, events, jobs and internships to more than 800,000 students registered on the platform. "
target: VibrantMinds Technologies
VibrantMinds Technologies operates a recruitment platform which helps employers and candidates to connect with each other. They provide services such as campus hiring, talent evaluation, and resume building. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Pune, India.
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announced 2/17/2017 via PR Newswire

WayUp, will acquire LookSharp

synopsis: WayUp and Looksharp announced a definitive agreement for WayUp to acquire Looksharp. The acquisition will create the most advanced job marketplace that will help every college student and recent grad find the right job or internship. LookSharp helps every student launch their career and helps employers discover the best talent.
buyer: WayUp
WayUp is the leading online job marketplace exclusively for U.S. college students and recent grads. Launched in September 2014, WayUp is the only site where employers can post a job to a targeted (and filtered) audience of students at any U.S. college. "
target: LookSharp
LookSharp helps every student launch their career and helps employers discover the best talent. LookSharp allows employers to access in-depth college hiring resources, post internships and entry-level jobs, and search the online profiles of over half a million students to find the best talent.
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closed 7/20/2016 via PR Web

Recruitology, acquired Cross-Post

synopsis: Recruitology, a recruitment platform used by over 200 publishers and media companies to help 50,000+ employers more efficiently recruit talent, has acquired Cross-Post. Cross-Post connects some of the U.S.’ largest media publishers and their advertisers with the right talent through niche sites in several industries.
buyer: Recruitology
Recruitology partners with publishers and media companies to offer their customers a recruitment platform that includes applicant tracking, analytics, and intelligent job to the right candidates. "
target: Cross-Post
The Cross-Post Networks allow classified recruitment advertisers the opportunity to post their open positions to some of the largest niche job boards on the web for a fraction of the retail cost.
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closed 4/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Recruiter.com, acquired Jasper Group Holdings

synopsis: Recruiter.com and Jasper Group announce that their previously held joint venture has culminated in the combining of the two companies. In their joint venture, the two companies worked together to successfully integrate, redesign, and relaunch Recruiter.com's powerful software platform.
buyer: Recruiter.com
Recruiter.com offers the industry's most complete platform to facilitate recruiter and HR social networking, knowledge sharing, and delivery of services. "
target: Jasper Group Holdings
Jasper Group Holdings has developed several state-of-the-art transactional platforms for job placement, which allow employers, recruiters and applicants to optimally transact the entire job-hiring process in real time.
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closed 8/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Symplicity Corporation, acquired Contratanet

synopsis: Symplicity Corporation, a provider of SaaS-based solutions for colleges and graduate school programs, has acquired Contratanet, a network of career portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. Contratanet connects higher education institutions, companies, candidates and portal partners to bring together quality opportunities and professionals.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Symplicity Corporation
Symplicity sells SaaS-based solutions to over 1,200 colleges and graduate school programs that help manage all aspects of a student’s life on campus, including career services, academics, behavioral intervention, and student conduct. "
target: Contratanet
Contratanet is the largest integrated network of job portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. Their technology connects higher education institutions, companies, candidates and portal partners to bring together quality opportunities and professionals.
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closed 8/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Symplicity Corporation, acquired Contratanet

synopsis: Symplicity Corporation, a provider of SaaS-based solutions for colleges and graduate school programs, has acquired Contratanet, a network of career portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. Contratanet connects higher education institutions, companies, candidates and portal partners to bring together quality opportunities and professionals.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Symplicity Corporation
Symplicity sells SaaS-based solutions to over 1,200 colleges and graduate school programs that help manage all aspects of a student’s life on campus, including career services, academics, behavioral intervention, and student conduct. "
target: Contratanet
Contratanet is the largest integrated network of job portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. Their technology connects higher education institutions, companies, candidates and portal partners to bring together quality opportunities and professionals.
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closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Symplicity Corporation

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, has acquired Symplicity Corporation, a company that sells SaaS-based solutions to over 1,200 colleges and graduate school programs that help manage all aspects of a student’s life on campus, including career services, academics, behavioral intervention, and student conduct.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with $19 billion of equity capital under management.* The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, debt/credit, lending and life sciences. "
target: Symplicity Corporation
Symplicity sells SaaS-based solutions to over 1,200 colleges and graduate school programs that help manage all aspects of a student’s life on campus, including career services, academics, behavioral intervention, and student conduct.
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closed 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

Trilogy Education Services, acquired JobTrack

synopsis: Trilogy Education, a leading workforce accelerator, announced the acquisition of JobTrack, a career services platform. JobTrack is a platform that streamlines and accelerates the job search process, enabling users to quickly and easily manage applications and interviews.
buyer: Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world's leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Trilogy's intensive, skills-based training programs bridge regional talent gaps in coding, data analytics, UX/UI, and cybersecurity. "
target: JobTrack
JobTrack is a platform that streamlines and accelerates the job search process, enabling users to quickly and easily manage applications and interviews. Simultaneously, JobTrack provides career advisors with powerful data and analytics to enrich their one-on-one coaching sessions.
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Aon plc, acquired CoCubes.com

synopsis: Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon Plc, has acquired CoCubes, a hiring assessment company based in India focused at entry level. They run assessments to measure employability across all domains - from programming to plumbing.
buyer: Aon plc (NYSE:AON:$11,013.00)
Aon plc is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Aon unites to empower results for clients via effective risk and people solutions and through global resources and technical expertise. "
target: CoCubes.com
CoCubes.com is India's leading assessment and hiring platform. They run assessments to measure employability across all domains - from programming to plumbing. They are based in Gurgaon.
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closed 6/4/2014 via PR Web

PlattForm Holdings, Inc., acquired Seelio

synopsis: PlattForm, a marketing and enrollment management partner for colleges and universities worldwide, announced the acquisition of Seelio, a service-based student portfolio solution for higher education institutions, that offers a student life cycle approach that spans from enrollment to career placement while delivering optimal student outcomes.
buyer parent: Sterling Partners
buyer: PlattForm Holdings, Inc.
Since 1989, PlattForm has set the standard of excellence in providing marketing services and enrollment solutions for colleges and universities, worldwide. Its specialties include search engine marketing; interactive lead generation; online marketing; and more. "
target: Seelio
Seelio is an educational service and technology company based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, that partners with universities to deliver a greater value to students through the use of rich, multimedia online portfolios. Students are able to easily and beautifully capture their works, projects and passions.
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closed 1/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired MyEdu

synopsis: Blackboard Inc., announced the acquisition of MyEdu, a provider of a popular technology platform that helps college students create an academic roadmap tailored to their academic and career goals and build their first "professional profile" to connect to jobs and internship opportunities.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard's solutions allow thousands of higher education, K-12, professional, corporate, and government organizations to extend teaching and learning online, facilitate campus commerce and security, and communicate more effectively with their communities. "
target: MyEdu
MyEdu is the definitive online source to increase success and save money in college. MyEdu helps students to create a personalized graduation plan and make informed decisions about their courses, schedule, professors and major.
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closed 10/27/2015 via PR Newswire

Cengage Learning, acquired Pathbrite

synopsis: Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, technology and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide, announced its acquisition of Pathbrite's best-in-class ePortfolio solution. Pathbrite enables students to collect, track and showcase their work to demonstrate completion of assignments.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Cengage Learning (OTCPK:CNGO:$1,593.70)
Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. The company provides superior content, personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate student engagement. "
target: Pathbrite
Pathbrite was a venture-backed ed tech company based in San Francisco. Pathbrite has users at 900 schools, colleges, universities and organizations in the world. Pathbrite's portfolio platform is poised to revolutionize learning, teaching and assessment across the globe.
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closed 12/17/2015 via PR Newswire

inRecruit, merged with Bownce LLC

synopsis: inRecruit, a leading sports, social media and networking platform that assists high school athletes in maximizing their college recruitment experience, announced its merger with Bownce, LLC, a NCAA compliant recruiting platform focused on basketball.
buyer: inRecruit
inRecruit (www.inRecruit.com) is a sports social recruiting network which has been dubbed the "LinkedIn for Athletes" by many national journalists as it digitally connects youth athletes with college coaches. inRecruit was founded by former professional athletes as well as social media experts. "
target: Bownce LLC
Bownce is a web-enabled platform utilizing social media that dramatically reduces the cost of recruiting. This innovative platform allows college coaches to build successful programs by targeting high school recruits in ways that have never been done before.
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closed 8/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Graduway, acquired VineUp

synopsis: Graduway, the world’s leading provider of alumni software, has acquired VineUp, a top supplier of career mentoring software for higher education in the US, UK and Australia.
buyer: Graduway
Headquartered in the U.K. with operations in the U.S. and Israel, Graduway is trusted by 600+ education institutions and companies to manage their on-line alumni career communities including UCLA, Johns Hopkins and the University of Oxford. "
target: VineUp
VineUp provides web and mobile applications to universities. These applications enable the universities to unlock the collective knowledge and experience within their alumni and professional network for mentoring and career development opportunities for their students and alumni alike.
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closed 4/16/2018 via BusinessWire

PowerSchool Group LLC, acquired PeopleAdmin, Inc.

synopsis: PowerSchool, the leading provider of K-12 education technology solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of PeopleAdmin, the leading provider of cloud-based talent management solutions for education and government.
buyer: PowerSchool Group LLC
PowerSchool is the #1 leading education technology platform for K-12. They provide secure and compliant online solutions, including registration and school choice, student information systems, learning management and classroom collaboration, assessment, analytics, and special education management. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: PeopleAdmin, Inc.
PeopleAdmin is the leading provider of cloud-based talent management solutions for education and government. Its software enables clients to streamline the hiring process, onboard new employees, efficiently manage positions and employee performance.
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closed 3/27/2014 via PR Web

Vista Equity Partners, acquired PeopleAdmin, Inc.

synopsis: PeopleAdmin, Inc., the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions for higher education and government, announced that it has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm with over $7 billion in committed capital.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a U.S. based private equity firm that invests capital committed to dynamic, successful technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: PeopleAdmin, Inc.
PeopleAdmin is the leading provider of cloud-based talent management solutions for higher education and government. PeopleAdmin’s software enables more than 700 clients to streamline the hiring process; onboard new employees; efficiently manage positions and employee performance; and more.
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closed 4/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Hobsons, acquired Chat University

synopsis: Hobsons EMT division, which helps colleges and universities improve recruitment and enrollment through technology, has acquired Chat University, a technology company that provides college and university admissions offices with Web-based chat and other services.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Hobsons
Hobsons U.S. partners with colleges and universities to enhance and empower institutions’ enrollment and admissions efforts. Hobsons U.S. helps colleges and universities to elevate their enrollment strategies efficiently, effectively, and easily. "
target: Chat University
Boston-based Chat University began with a single product, Online Chat, and has since developed a full range of products designed exclusively for college and university admissions offices.
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announced 10/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Front Rush, LLC will be merged with ACS Athletics,

synopsis: ACS Athletics, the leader in college athletic administration and compliance software, and Front Rush, the leader in recruiting software for college coaches, announced a merger that will make their joint entity the largest provider of technology for recruiting, compliance, roster management and sports operations.
buyer: ACS Athletics
ACS Athletics simplifies how athletics departments work allowing coaches and administrators to focus on winning and building successful programs. ACS is the leading provider of web and mobile solutions for increasing staff productivity and reducing risk in collegiate athletics. "
target: Front Rush, LLC
Founded in 2006, Front Rush's focus is to provide college coaches with top notch recruiting and scouting software. With a focus on user experience and amazing customer support, Front Rush has grown to be the largest recruiting and scouting solution in college athletics.
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announced 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Insight Venture Partners, will acquire Interfolio, Inc.

synopsis: Interfolio, a Farragut North–based edtech company that makes decision support software for college and university faculty members, is set to be acquired by New York-based venture capital and private equity firm Insight Venture Partners.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Insight has raised more than $18 billion and invested in over 300 companies worldwide. "
target: Interfolio, Inc.
Founded in 1999, Interfolio is a pioneer in faculty-focused workflow technology. Their product, ByCommittee provides a platform for analytics and business intelligence to help universities make informed, strategic decisions about recruitment, tenure, & professional service.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Watermark, acquired Digital Measures

synopsis: Watermark announced that Digital Measures, the leading provider of web-based faculty activity reporting software, joined the Watermark family. With this addition, Watermark becomes the market leader in outcomes assessment, accreditation management, and faculty activity reporting solutions.
buyer parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
buyer: Watermark
Watermark’s mission is to put better data into the hands of administrators, educators, and learners. Through its innovative educational intelligence platform, Watermark supports institutions in developing an intentional approach to learning and development based on data they can trust. "
target: Digital Measures
Digital Measures seeks to empower universities to succeed at a higher level. The company’s flagship product, Activity Insight, simplifies faculty activity data collection and reporting, and its Workflow Module brings the same efficiency to faculty reviews and more.
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Liaison International, Inc., acquired Time2Track, LLC

synopsis: Liaison International announced that it has acquired Time2Track, the leader in clinical training management. They are best known for tracking behavioral health training hours through an intuitive platform that features online forms, evaluations and supervisor approval systems.
buyer: Liaison International, Inc.
Liaison helps higher education institutions identify, recruit, and enroll best-fit students with improved outreach, application, and enrollment processes. More than 7,000 programs rely on their admissions management and marketing automation software and services to reach prospective students. "
target: Time2Track, LLC
Time2Track is the leader in clinical training management. Time2Track is a web-based software tool that lets users easily track and manage training hours, either as a graduate student or a professional. They also give organizations powerful tools that allow supervisors to approve hours online.
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closed 12/11/2013 via Company Press Release

Thomson Intellectual Property & Science, acquired Avedas

synopsis: The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of information for businesses and professionals, announced it has acquired German-based Avedas, a company specializing in the development and implementation of current research information systems.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Intellectual Property & Science (:$964.58)
Thomson Intellectual Property & Science provides integrated information solutions to researchers and librarians, physicians and pharmacists, and other professionals worldwide. It offers Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, and Scholarly Research, Publishing & Analysis services. "
target: Avedas
Avedas specializes in the development and implementation of current research information systems. Avedas’ flagship research information system, CONVERIS® 5, supports universities, research institutions and funding agencies in collecting and managing data across the research life cycle.
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closed 9/28/2017 via PR Newswire

Campus Labs, acquired Courseval

synopsis: Campus Labs, Inc., a subsidiary of EdCentric, Inc. and a portfolio company of Leeds Equity Partners, LLC, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Academic Management Systems LLC (Courseval), a provider of online course evaluation software used by higher education institutions to assess faculty and course performance.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: Campus Labs
Campus Labs empowers institutions to make valuable connections with their data. The Company offers a complete set of integrated solutions for areas such as assessment, retention, teaching, learning, student engagement, and institutional effectiveness. "
target parent: Invoke Solutions
target: Courseval
Academic Management Systems, LLC, the developer of CoursEval, is a provider of online course evaluation software used by higher education institutions to assess faculty and course performance. The Company currently serves more than 300 higher education institutions.
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closed 1/12/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Interfolio, Inc., acquired Data180

synopsis: Interfolio, a pioneer in tech solutions for faculty hiring, promotion, & tenure, announced its acquisition of DATA180, a leader in tools for faculty-activity reporting. The joining of companies with a shared “faculty first” ethos & complementary services brings unparalleled value to a segment of higher education whose needs have been overlooked.
buyer: Interfolio, Inc.
Founded in 1999, Interfolio is a pioneer in faculty-focused workflow technology. Their product, ByCommittee provides a platform for analytics and business intelligence to help universities make informed, strategic decisions about recruitment, tenure, & professional service. "
target: Data180
Founded in 2002, DATA180 provides the most-advanced technology to help faculty harness the voluminous and varied activity data – from research publications to program evaluations – that must be reported regularly to administrators for internal reviews, compliance and accreditation, among other uses.
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closed 11/25/2015 via Company Press Release

Leeds Equity Partners, acquired Campus Labs

synopsis: Higher One Holdings, Inc. announced that it reached an agreement to sell its Campus Labs data analytics business to an affiliate of Leeds Equity Partners. Campus Labs provides a software platform for colleges and universities to make data-driven, strategic decisions ranging from accreditation to student retention to effective operations.
buyer: Leeds Equity Partners
Leeds Equity Partners is the pioneer in private equity investing in the knowledge sector, which includes the education, training, business services, and information services and software industries. Leeds Equity has deployed over $2.6 billion of capital in investments across the knowledge sector. "
target parent: Higher One, Inc.
target: Campus Labs
Campus Labs (formerly StudentVoice) is the leading platform and service provider for assessment in higher education. Campus Labs is the only specialized, comprehensive assessment program that combines data collection, reporting, organization, and campus-wide integration.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/10/2015 via Company Press Release

Academic Management Systems, Inc. merged with Invoke Solutions,

synopsis: Invoke Solutions, a recognized leader in on-line market research and customer intelligence technology for Fortune 500 companies, has merged with Academic Management Systems, Inc. Founded in 1997, Academic Management Systems Inc. has developed software to support teaching and learning in higher education.
buyer: Invoke Solutions
Invoke Solutions is a recognized leader in on-line market research and customer intelligence technology for Fortune 500 companies. Its patented software is considered the pioneer in real-time large-scale qualitative and quantitative market research. "
target parent: North Atlantic Capital
target: Academic Management Systems, Inc.
Since 1997, Academic Management Systems, Inc. has developed software to support teaching and learning in higher education. Its student-ratings-of-instruction system, CoursEval™ is used by 300 colleges, universities, and professional schools around the world.
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closed 8/7/2012 via BNC Analysis

Higher One, Inc., acquired Campus Labs

synopsis: Higher One announced that it will be acquiring substantially all of the assets of Campus Labs, the leading comprehensive assessment platform for higher education that combines data collection, reporting, and analytics to help promote student and institutional success.
buyer: Higher One, Inc. (ONE:$152.00)
Higher One provides higher education institutions and their students with efficient, convenient and easy-to-use solutions to handle financial disbursements. These include: student refunds, on-campus and community purchases, payroll and employee expenses, as well as the collection of payments. "
target: Campus Labs
Campus Labs (formerly StudentVoice) is the leading platform and service provider for assessment in higher education. Campus Labs is the only specialized, comprehensive assessment program that combines data collection, reporting, organization, and campus-wide integration.
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