Like cPanel, Inc.

announced 8/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire cPanel, Inc.

synopsis: Oakley Capital, a mid-market private equity investor, will acquire a majority stake in cPanel, the Linux-based web hosting automation software platform. cPanel's web-based control panel provides automation tools and GUI to allow users to easily manage their websites and hosting accounts.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor with over €1.5 billion under management, investing primarily in Western Europe. Oakley Capital is highly proficient in building & maintaining close working relationships with management teams at both target & portfolio companies. "
target: cPanel, Inc.
cPanel is a Linux-based web hosting automation software platform. Their web-based control panel provides automation tools and GUI to allow users to easily manage their websites and hosting accounts. cPanel helps hosting providers and corporations save money on labor and minimize admin workload.
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announced 12/12/2019 via Company Press Release

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire WebPros

synopsis: Oakley Capital will sell its stake in WebPros Group, a leading provider of web hosting automation software, to CVC Fund VII. WebPros brings together leading SaaS providers of web hosting, billing automation, infrastructure, server management and online marketing software solutions. WebPros comprises of cPanel, Plesk, SolusVM, WHMCS and XOVI.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm. It has a network of 24 offices and over 500 employees throughout the world. CVC has secured commitments of over US$123 billion from some of the world's leading institutional investors across its private equity and credit strategies. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: WebPros
Founded in the early 2017, WebPros is bringing together leading SaaS providers of the most widely used web hosting, billing automation, infrastructure, server management and online marketing software solutions. WebPros comprises of cPanel, Plesk, SolusVM, WHMCS and XOVI.
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closed 5/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

Amino Technologies plc, acquired Booxmedia Ltd.

synopsis: Amino, leaders in IPTV, announces that it has acquired Booxmedia, the Finland-based cloud TV platform provider, enabling the company to offer “TV everywhere” solutions to new market segments in OTT multiscreen TV.
buyer: Amino Technologies plc (AIM:AMO:$82.39)
Amino Communications is a world leading IPTV (Internet Protocol television) and hybrid/OTT (over-the-top content) innovator – bringing new entertainment products and solutions to a global market. Amino’s award-winning solutions are deployed by major network operators and service providers worldwide."
target: Booxmedia Ltd.
Founded in Helsinki in 2009, Booxmedia is a SaaS cloud TV platform provider. Its core product suite enables operators and service providers to launch “TV everywhere” services using an “off the shelf” cloud platform, removing the need to build their own bespoke technology infrastructure.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8.73 [$8.13]
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$2
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6.5x
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closed 1/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Confirmit, acquired Integrasco

synopsis: Confirmit announced the acquisition of Integrasco. Integrasco AS provides social media monitoring and analytics services to the telecommunications industry. It offers Internet word of mouth research and consulting services based on information found in blogs, bulletin boards, and other interactive consumer channels.
buyer: Confirmit
Confirmit AS provides software for market research and enterprise feedback management. The company offers a range of software products for feedback/data collection, panel management, data processing, market research analysis, media research analysis, and reporting. "
target: Integrasco
Integrasco AS provides social media monitoring and analytics services to the telecommunications industry. It offers Internet word of mouth research and consulting services based on information found in blogs, bulletin boards, and other interactive consumer channels.
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closed 3/4/2016 via Market Wire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired CellVision AS

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited announced it has acquired CellVision AS. CellVision enables spatial intelligence and visual dashboard analytics for network operators. The company's mBOSS product line includes a suite of applications that integrates with data sources in the telecommunications service provider's operating environment.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$296.51)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: CellVision AS
Founded in 2000 in Oslo, CellVision is focused on advanced and streamlined network analysis and customer communications to improve the customer experience and reduce mobile operator costs.
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closed 5/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Cellwize Wireless Technologies Pte Ltd., acquired Crowdx

synopsis: Cellwize, the leading Self-Organizing Network (SON) solutions provider, announced that it has acquired CrowdX, a provider of an innovative crowdsourcing solution, adding comprehensive insight into the end customer’s mobile experience.
buyer: Cellwize Wireless Technologies Pte Ltd.
Cellwize develops and delivers innovative SON (Self Organizing Network) solutions across vendors and wireless technologies. elastic-SON® transforms rigid, physical networks into adaptive and responsive “organisms” that continuously match capacity, coverage and quality with evolving usage patterns. "
target: Crowdx
CrowdX delivers next-generation mobile analytics and network optimization tools. The company developed CrowdView, a set of real time geo visualization tools allowing mobile carriers, regulators, IoT, Automotive and M2M firms to tap into mobile users’ experience.
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closed 7/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Umber Systems, Inc. merged with Ground Truth, Inc.,

synopsis: Umber Systems, a pioneer in carrier and network analytics and Ground Truth, the mobile measurement firm that provides precise, accurate and actionable measures of Mobile Internet usage, announced that they have merged. The merged entity has been named Mobile Intelligence Solutions, Inc.
buyer: Ground Truth, Inc.
Using True View™, a patent-pending, network-based methodology that provides reports based on the actual usage of tens of millions of consumers, Ground Truth produces precise measures of Mobile Web usage to companies that seek to understand and profit from the mobile audience. "
target: Umber Systems, Inc.
Umber Systems, Inc. is a pioneer in carrier and network analytics. It provides the first, intelligent monitoring and analytics solution that works across applications, devices, networks and locations. Umber provides a clear, accurate and ongoing picture of mobile data usage.
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closed 5/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Amdocs Ltd., acquired Qpass

synopsis: Amdocs, the leading provider of software and services to enable integrated customer management and the intentional customer experience(TM), today announced that it completed the acquisition of Qpass, a leading provider of digital commerce software and solutions, for approximately $275 million in cash.
buyer: Amdocs Ltd. (DOX:$4,059.00)
Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience systems innovation, enabling world-leading service providers to deliver an integrated, innovative and the intentional customer experience(TM) - at every point of service. "
target: Qpass
Qpass, headquartered in the US and with offices in Europe, is the proven and preferred provider of mobile commerce software for leading mobile operators. Qpass customers collectively reach more than 70 million subscribers today.
price ($mm)
$275
rev ($mm)
$42
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EV / rev
6.5x
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closed 10/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Polystar, acquired P-OSS Solutions S.L.

synopsis: Polystar, a leading supplier of Customer Experience Management, Service Assurance and Network Monitoring solutions for the telecom industry, announced that it has acquired P-OSS, a leading provider of Performance Management solutions. P-OSS provides end-to-end multi-domain service and network performance management with its iPe-Bot platform.
buyer: Polystar
Polystar enables CSPs to achieve excellence in CEM, Big Data Analytics, Service Assurance, Network Monitoring, Service Enablement and High-Performance Testing. Polystar's real-time Network and Customer Insights uncover a goldmine of data, which yields indispensable analytics to CSPs. "
target: P-OSS Solutions S.L.
P-OSS Solutions offers iPe-Bot, a Performance Management system that shows users what their network is delivering. iPe-Bot is a fully web-based system that collects data from the LTE-2G-3G radio, transmission, core, NGN and VAS domains of wireless networks and also IP and wire line networks.
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announced 2/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Ribbon Communications Inc., will acquire Anova Data, Inc.

synopsis: Ribbon Communications Inc., a global software leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications, will acquire Anova Data, Inc., a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions for telecom operators. Anova Data provides a cloud-native, streaming analytics platform for network and subscriber optimization and monetization.
buyer: Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN:$557.22)
Ribbon Communications Inc. is a global leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications. Ribbon Communications Inc. is a company with two decades of market leadership experience in providing secure real-time communications solutions to the top service providers and enterprises around the globe."
target: Anova Data, Inc.
Anova Data is a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions for telecom operators. Anova Data provides a cloud-native, streaming analytics platform for network and subscriber optimization and monetization. Anova Data enables operators to improve their network efficiency and customer experience.
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$18
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announced 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ericsson AB, will acquire CENX, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson, the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, will acquire CENX, a service assurance and network analytics firm. CENX's predictive and historical analytics provide service providers with a holistic perspective of the network in real time.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson AB is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, with more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries. They offer services in the areas of software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud. "
target: CENX, Inc.
CENX is a service assurance and network analytics firm. Their predictive and historical analytics provide service providers with a holistic perspective of the network in real time. CENX allows operators to pinpoint and prevent faults, optimize capacity, and spot and exploit new opportunities.
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closed 12/14/2016 via PR Newswire

Enea AB, acquired Qosmos

synopsis: Enea announced the completion of the acquisition of Qosmos, a privately held company with leading positions in IP traffic classification and network intelligence. Qosmos is a supplier of Network Intelligence software based on Deep Packet Inspection (”DPI”) and commands a dominating share of its market.
buyer: Enea AB (OM:ENEA:$71.72)
Enea is a global supplier of network software platforms and world class services, with a vision of helping customers develop amazing functions in a connected society. "
target: Qosmos
Qosmos is a supplier of Network Intelligence software based on Deep Packet Inspection (”DPI”) and commands a dominating share of its market. More than 100 telecom networks worldwide use solutions powered by Qosmos.
price ($mm)[EV]
$58 [$40]
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$15
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2.6x
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closed 8/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Amdocs Ltd., acquired TTS Wireless

synopsis: Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, announced it has acquired TTS Wireless, a privately-owned provider of mobile network engineering services, specializing in network optimization, planning, and software-enabled solutions.
buyer: Amdocs Ltd. (DOX:$4,059.00)
Amdocs is a leading software and services provider to the world’s most successful communications and media companies. Their Amdocs Optima is a digital customer management and commerce platform designed to rapidly and securely monetize any product or service. "
target: TTS Wireless
TTS Wireless is a privately-owned provider of mobile network engineering services, specializing in network optimization, planning, and software-enabled solutions.
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$50
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closed 9/14/2016 via PR Web

truconnect, acquired wefi

synopsis: TruConnect Communications, Inc., one of the nation's fastest growing prepaid mobile service providers, announced that it has formed TruConnect Technologies, LLC, a new unit that acquired the business, operating assets, and technology of WeFi, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent wi-fi offload and mobile analytics in the network operator space.
buyer: truconnect
TruConnect is a national provider of wireless voice, messaging, and data services capable of reaching millions of Americans where they live, work, and play. Their data plans are comprised of Forever Data, which means that it is your data and it never expires. "
target: wefi
wefi is a key innovator and a market leader in mobile broadband Smart Always Best Connection solution and heterogeneous network management. wefi offers a complete network of solutions that enable providers and operators to make the best decisions for their user experience.
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closed 9/15/2014 via Market Wire

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., acquired Vistapointe

synopsis: Brocade announced that it has acquired the network visibility and analytics technology assets from Vistapointe. The Vistapointe technologies are software-based, carrier-grade network visibility and analytics solutions for mobile operators embracing Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) architectures.
buyer: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD:$2,382.24)
Brocade delivers the industry's leading platforms, solutions, and services for intelligently connecting, managing, and optimizing IT resources in shared storage environments. "
target: Vistapointe
Vistapointe is a provider of cloud-based and business intelligence solutions for mobile and enterprise Wi-Fi operators worldwide. Vistapointe offers secure, scalable, carrier-grade network intelligence solutions that help mobile operators generate new, significant revenue streams.
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closed 4/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Zettics, acquired Velocent Systems

synopsis: Zettics, the market leader in Actionable Subscriber Analytics for mobile operators, announced it has acquired Velocent Systems, the market leader in network analysis and Customer Experience Assurance for mobile data.
buyer: Zettics
Zettics, the leader in Actionable Subscriber Analytics for mobile operators, uses real-time insights to deliver a 360° subscriber view of data usage, network performance and customer experience, enabling operators to extract greater value from their networks, products, and services. "
target: Velocent Systems
Velocent is the market leader in network analysis and Customer Experience Assurance for Mobile Data and Voice over LTE.
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announced 10/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Invigor Group Limited, will acquire Amethon Solutions

synopsis: Invigor Group Limited has reached an agreement to acquire Amethon Solutions (Asia Pacific) Pty Ltd. Amethon operates in the mobile data analytics market delivering subscriber data through advanced network analytics and content tracking solutions.
buyer: Invigor Group Limited (ASX:IVO:$1.61)
Invigor Group is a leading information technology and digital solutions company. It specialises in innovative business intelligence, big data solutions which are supported by strategic consulting, development and marketing services. "
target: Amethon Solutions
Amethon was founded in Sydney, Australia in 2000 and is a leading provider of mobile analytics tools for mobile operators, mobile content publishers and mobile marketing agencies with its Content Fingerprinting and Mobile Analytics products.
price ($mm)
$1.58
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closed 2/20/2014 via Company Press Release

Astellia, acquired Ingenia

synopsis: Astellia, leading provider of network and subscriber intelligence for mobile operators, announced the acquisition of Ingenia Telecom, provider of network analysis and radio optimization solutions for mobile operators. They developed innovative technologies to optimize 2G, 3G and 4G networks.
buyer: Astellia
Astellia is a leading provider of network and subscriber intelligence enabling mobile operators to drive business performance. Astellia’s vendor-independent real-time monitoring and troubleshooting solution covers end-to-end 2G, 3G and 4G from radio access to core network. "
target: Ingenia
Ingenia Telecom is a leading company in mobile network monitoring and analysis to optimize the quality delivered to the subscribers. They developed innovative technologies to optimize 2G, 3G and 4G networks.
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closed 4/4/2007 via

Smith Micro Software, Inc., acquired Insignia Solutions

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. a developer of software and services for the wireless market, and Insignia Solutions, plc a pioneer in mobile device management jointly announced a definitive agreement for Smith Micro to acquire substantially all of the assets of Insignia Solutions, including its mobile device management business.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro Software, Inc. develops mobility solutions that enable seamless broadband connectivity and next generation media and mobile convergence products over wireless networks. "
target: Insignia Solutions
Insignia enables mobile operators and terminal manufacturers to manage a growing, complex and diverse set of mobile devices. Insignia's products and services radically reduce customer care and recall costs, maintain device integrity, and enable a wide range of new mobile services.
price ($mm)
$13
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announced 5/16/2012 via PR Newswire

LivePerson, Inc., will acquire Amadesa, Ltd.

synopsis: LivePerson, Inc., a provider of real-time chat, voice and content solutions that increase conversions and improve customer experience, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire technology and intellectual property assets of Israel-based start-up, Amadesa, Ltd., a provider of website testing and relevance targeting solutions.
buyer: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN:$233.78)
LivePerson offers a cloud-based platform that enables businesses to proactively connect in real-time with their customers via chat, voice, and content delivery at the right time, through the right channel, including websites, social media, and mobile devices. "
target: Amadesa, Ltd.
Amadesa is a provider of website testing and relevance targeting solutions designed to improve online conversions and engagement activity. Amadesa's core capabilities are in multivariate testing and predictive targeting technologies.
price ($mm)
$10
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announced 8/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire cPanel, Inc.

synopsis: Oakley Capital, a mid-market private equity investor, will acquire a majority stake in cPanel, the Linux-based web hosting automation software platform. cPanel's web-based control panel provides automation tools and GUI to allow users to easily manage their websites and hosting accounts.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor with over €1.5 billion under management, investing primarily in Western Europe. Oakley Capital is highly proficient in building & maintaining close working relationships with management teams at both target & portfolio companies. "
target: cPanel, Inc.
cPanel is a Linux-based web hosting automation software platform. Their web-based control panel provides automation tools and GUI to allow users to easily manage their websites and hosting accounts. cPanel helps hosting providers and corporations save money on labor and minimize admin workload.
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announced 12/12/2019 via Company Press Release

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire WebPros

synopsis: Oakley Capital will sell its stake in WebPros Group, a leading provider of web hosting automation software, to CVC Fund VII. WebPros brings together leading SaaS providers of web hosting, billing automation, infrastructure, server management and online marketing software solutions. WebPros comprises of cPanel, Plesk, SolusVM, WHMCS and XOVI.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm. It has a network of 24 offices and over 500 employees throughout the world. CVC has secured commitments of over US$123 billion from some of the world's leading institutional investors across its private equity and credit strategies. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: WebPros
Founded in the early 2017, WebPros is bringing together leading SaaS providers of the most widely used web hosting, billing automation, infrastructure, server management and online marketing software solutions. WebPros comprises of cPanel, Plesk, SolusVM, WHMCS and XOVI.
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announced 8/21/2019 via PE Hub

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire Seven Miles GmbH

synopsis: Oakley Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Seven Miles GmbH, a leading consumer technology company in the gift voucher and B2B gift card sector. Since it was established in Germany in 2014, Seven Miles has grown rapidly to become one of the leading physical and digital gift card networks in the DACH region.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
UK-based Oakley Capital is a Western Europe focused mid-market private equity fund aimed at providing investors with significant long-term capital appreciation. Oakley Capital focuses on buy-out opportunities in industries with the potential for growth, consolidation and performance improvement. "
target: Seven Miles GmbH
Seven Miles GmbH is a leading consumer technology company in the gift voucher and B2B gift card sector. Since it was established in Germany in 2014, Seven Miles has grown rapidly to become one of the leading physical and digital gift card networks in the DACH region.
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announced 5/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Oakley Capital Investments Limited, will acquire Seagull AS

synopsis: Herkules Capital has entered into an agreement to sell Seagull Maritime AS to a fund managed by Oakley Capital. Seagull is the leading provider of competence & training management solutions for the maritime industry. The company was established in 1996 and is based in Horten, Norway.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM:OCL:$108.70)
Oakley Capital Investments Limited ("OCI"), an AIM listed company, seeks to provide investors with long term capital appreciation, through its investment in the Funds of Oakley Capital Private Equity and through co-investment opportunities. "
target parent: Herkules Capital
target: Seagull AS
Norway-based Seagull Maritime AS is the leading provider of competence management solutions and e-learning material for seafarers worldwide and offers a comprehensive library of training and onboard courses for regulatory compliance and improved seafarer knowledge.
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closed 5/13/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Oakley Capital Limited, acquired Videotel Marine International

synopsis: KVH Industries, Inc., announced that it has sold its maritime training business, the Videotel group of companies, to an affiliate of Oakley Capital. London-based Videotel has extensive experience in the maritime training business. Videotel's platform includes a Learning Management System, as well as recording and reporting management software.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
UK-based Oakley Capital is a Western Europe focused mid-market private equity fund aimed at providing investors with significant long-term capital appreciation. Oakley Capital focuses on buy-out opportunities in industries with the potential for growth, consolidation and performance improvement. "
target parent: KVH Industries, Inc.
target: Videotel Marine International
Based in London, Videotel has extensive experience in the maritime training business. Its training solutions are currently available onboard more than 11,000 vessels worldwide. Videotel's platform includes a Learning Management System, as well as recording and reporting management software.
price ($mm)
$90
rev ($mm)
$17
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5.3x
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announced 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire Ekon

synopsis: Oakley Capital has agreed to acquire Ekon, a Spanish provider of business software, as a carve-out from the Iberian operations of current owner Unit4. Ekon provides Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) software to over 1,000 SMEs in Spain.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital is a mid-market European private equity firm, with a uniquely entrepreneurial approach. Oakley focuses on companies which are owned by founders or entrepreneurial managers. The long-term relationships that Oakley builds help to cultivate a pipeline of interesting opportunities. "
target parent: UNIT4 Business Software
target: Ekon
Ekon provides Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) software to over 1,000 SMEs in Spain. The company includes solutions for finance, payroll and CRM, as well as dedicated vertical modules for manufacturing, wholesale, health, retail and construction.
price ($mm)
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$23
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announced 8/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire cPanel, Inc.

synopsis: Oakley Capital, a mid-market private equity investor, will acquire a majority stake in cPanel, the Linux-based web hosting automation software platform. cPanel's web-based control panel provides automation tools and GUI to allow users to easily manage their websites and hosting accounts.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor with over €1.5 billion under management, investing primarily in Western Europe. Oakley Capital is highly proficient in building & maintaining close working relationships with management teams at both target & portfolio companies. "
target: cPanel, Inc.
cPanel is a Linux-based web hosting automation software platform. Their web-based control panel provides automation tools and GUI to allow users to easily manage their websites and hosting accounts. cPanel helps hosting providers and corporations save money on labor and minimize admin workload.
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closed 6/7/2018 via Company Press Release

Plesk International GmbH, acquired SolusVM

synopsis: Plesk family has acquired London-based SolusVM from OnApp. SolusVM is a virtual private server (VPS) and IaaS management system. It’s designed for cloud service providers, their resellers and end-customers.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Plesk International GmbH
Plesk is the leading WebOps platform and control panel to run, automate and grow applications, websites and hosting businesses. They manage and secure 380,000+ servers, automating 11M+ websites and 19M+ mailboxes. "
target parent: OnApp
target: SolusVM
SolusVM is a virtual private server (VPS) and IaaS management system. It’s designed for cloud service providers, their resellers and end-customers. With a web-based and customizable UI to manage infrastructure, it integrates popular billing systems and supports virtualization technologies.
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announced 5/23/2018 via Company Press Release

EQT, will acquire Facile.it S.p.A.

synopsis: The EQT VIII fund (“EQT” or “EQT VIII”) has entered into an agreement to acquire Facile.it (“Facile” or “the company”) from Oakley Capital and other minority owners. Founded in 2008, Facile is Italy’s leading online destination for consumers to compare prices for motor insurance, energy, telecoms and personal finance products.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$561.47)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Facile.it S.p.A.
Facile.it is Italy's largest car insurance broker and price comparison website. Founded in 2008, Facile has built a leading market position in the fast growing Italian online price comparison market.
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$78
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announced 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Investments Limited, will acquire Career Partner GmbH

synopsis: Oakley Capital Investments said one of its private equity funds has agreed to acquire Career Partner Group from Apollo Education Group. Career Partner offers an extensive selection of educational programmes for school and university graduates, in many different formats and with the largest number of specializations in all areas of management.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM:OCL:$108.70)
Oakley Capital Investments Limited ("OCI"), an AIM listed company, seeks to provide investors with long term capital appreciation, through its investment in the Funds of Oakley Capital Private Equity and through co-investment opportunities. "
target parent: Apollo Education Group Inc.
target: Career Partner GmbH
Career Partner Group (CPG) is Germany’s leading provider of private education and personnel development. CPG offers academic state-approved study programs, certified trainings, and innovative continuous education programs for experts and managers of all industries.
price ($mm)
$99*
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$71
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$12
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10.4x
closed 7/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Plesk International GmbH, acquired XOVI GmbH

synopsis: Plesk, the leading WebOps platform to build, secure and run websites, applications and cloud businesses, today announced that it has acquired Germany-based XOVI, a market leading SEO software.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Plesk International GmbH
Plesk is the leading platform to build, secure and run websites and applications in the cloud. Founded in 1999 Plesk operates as an independent company since May 1st, 2017 and is part of Oakley Capital. "
target: XOVI GmbH
XOVI GmbH has been offering SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions for the online marketing industry since 2009, helping online marketers and businesses be more successful on the web. The company is founded on the XOVI online marketing suite.
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announced 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Investments Limited, will acquire Schülerhilfe

synopsis: Oakley Capital Investments Limited has agreed to acquire the business and operations of ZGS Verwaltungs GmbH ('Schuelerhilfe'), from its current majority shareholders Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG). Schuelerhilfe is the leading provider of after school tutoring to primary and secondary school students in Germany and Austria.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM:OCL:$108.70)
Oakley Capital Investments Limited ("OCI"), an AIM listed company, seeks to provide investors with long term capital appreciation, through its investment in the Funds of Oakley Capital Private Equity and through co-investment opportunities. "
target parent: Deutsche Beteiligungs AG
target: Schülerhilfe
Schuelerhilfe is the leading provider of after school tutoring to primary and secondary school students in Germany and Austria. Established in 1974, and headquartered in Gelsenkirchen, Schuelerhilfe provides small-group tutoring through a network of over 1,000 branches in Germany and Austria.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
$69
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
2.5x
closed 5/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Oakley Capital Investments Limited, acquired Plesk International GmbH

synopsis: Oakley Capital Investments Limited, a private equity firm, announced that Oakley Capital Private Equity III has completed a deal to acquire Plesk as a carve out from the Parallels Group, a global leader in cross-platform solutions. Plesk provides web server management tools to secure and automate server and website administration and operations.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM:OCL:$108.70)
Oakley Capital Investments Limited has been established to provide investors with exposure to the investment strategy being pursued, principally by Oakley Capital Private Equity L.P., through an AIM traded company. "
target parent: Parallels
target: Plesk International GmbH
Plesk is one of the most widely used control panels and software platforms for simplifying the lives of Web Professionals. Plesk's web-server management tools secure and automate server and website administration as well as operations. Their platform operates on more than 350,000 servers globally.
price ($mm)
$27*
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
3.8x
announced 12/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire atHome

synopsis: REA Group has agreed to sell atHome Group to the UK's Oakley Capital Private Equity. atHome Group S.A. is a leading actor for online real estate advertisement in Luxembourg, France and Germany.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Headquartered in London, Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor with over €750m under management, investing primarily in Western Europe. Their focus is on primary deals which they acquire outside of auctions. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: atHome
atHome Group S.A. is a leading actor for online real estate advertisement in Luxembourg, France and Germany.
price ($mm)
$190
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/5/2016 via Bloomberg

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, will acquire PARSHIP GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE is buying a majority stake in Parship Elite Group from Oakley Capital Private Equity II. Parship, which also owns the ElitePartner brand, started in Germany and has expanded to at least 12 other markets including Sweden, France and Mexico. Parship’s core feature is an algorithm that matches users after a compatibility test.
buyer: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE (XTRA:PSM:$4,682.90)
ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. With the stations SAT.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, SAT.1 Gold and ProSieben MAXX, they are number 1 in Germany both in the TV-advertising market and in the audience market. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: PARSHIP GmbH
Parship is the leading online dating service for discerning singles in German-speaking Europe. As the inventor of scientific matchmaking in Europe, Parship has supported its members since 2001 to find the right match for a happy long-term relationship.
price ($mm)
$225*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/30/2016 via Company Press Release

inspirED, acquired St Louis School

synopsis: InspirED has bought the St. Louis School of Milan. The St. Louis School of Milan is a private International school catering for pupils from 2 to 18 years old. Their curriculum is based on the British National Curriculum with the option of an Italian stream for children fluent in Italian.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: inspirED
A definitive statement of excellence in private education, Inspired is a co-educational, non-denominational, independent school group designed to inspire students to achieve their maximum potential in a nurturing, progressive academic environment from ages 1 to 18. "
target: St Louis School
The St. Louis School of Milan is a private International school catering for pupils from 2 to 18 years old. Their curriculum is based on the British National Curriculum with the option of an Italian stream for children fluent in Italian.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/26/2015 via Company Press Release

7Commerce, acquired Verivox GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 is further strengthening its strategic eCommerce business through its 7Commerce subsidiary by acquiring a majority stake in Verivox, Germany's largest independent consumer portal for energy. Verivox offers online comparisons for telecommunication, insurance and finance products.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: 7Commerce
As a 100% subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, 7Commerce is the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of the leading media companies in Europe and Germany's largest television network. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier.
price ($mm)
$193*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire ElitePartner.de

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG has agreed to sell EliteMedianet GmbH, which operates the premium online dating agency ElitePartner, to Oakley Capital Private Equity, a mid-market private equity investor that invests in the UK and Western Europe.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor, that invests in the UK and Western Europe. It is focused on understanding investors’ interests and requirements, while retaining the flexibility to move quickly and decisively in response to their needs. "
target parent: Tomorrow Focus AG
target: ElitePartner.de
EliteMedianet GmbH operates the premium online dating agency ElitePartner. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, acquired PARSHIP GmbH

synopsis: London-based private equity firm Oakley Capital Limited has acqured all shares in parship GmbH from publishing group Georg von Holtzbrinck by way of a management buyout. parship GmbH is one of the leading online dating agencies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The company was founded in Hamburg in 2001.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor, that invests in the UK and Western Europe. It is focused on understanding investors’ interests and requirements, while retaining the flexibility to move quickly and decisively in response to their needs. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: PARSHIP GmbH
parship was founded in Hamburg in 2001 and is one of the leading online dating agencies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with over 150 employees.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Investments Limited, acquired Facile.it S.p.A.

synopsis: Oakley Capital Investments is pleased to announce the acquisition by Fund II of a majority stake in Facile.it S.p.A., Italy's largest car insurance broker and price comparison website. Facile has built a leading market position in the fast growing Italian online price comparison market.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM:OCL:$108.70)
Oakley Capital Investments Limited has been established to provide investors with exposure to the investment strategy being pursued, principally by Oakley Capital Private Equity L.P., through an AIM traded company. "
target: Facile.it S.p.A.
Facile.it is Italy's largest car insurance broker and price comparison website. Founded in 2008, Facile has built a leading market position in the fast growing Italian online price comparison market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$39
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Verivox GmbH, acquired TopTarif Internet GmbH

synopsis: Verivox has announced their acquisition of competitor TopTarif. The company provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier. "
target: TopTarif Internet GmbH
TopTarif Internet GmbH, through its online portal, provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

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

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

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

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

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

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

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

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

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

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

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

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

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

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

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

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

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

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

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

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flatex, will acquire DEGIRO B.V.

synopsis: flatex Bank AG, a leading online brokerage business in Europe, will acquire DEGIRO BV, one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
buyer: Flatex (DB:FLA:$132.15)
Flatex is a leading online brokerage business in Europe. Flatex provides an affordable and mobile online broker-platform with expert service and advice. Flatex offers trading in all common securities such as shares, funds and ETFs in exchange and over-the-counter trading. "
target: DEGIRO B.V.
DEGIRO is one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
price ($mm)
$279
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

synopsis: VinaCapital, one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, has acquired Smartly, a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
buyer: VinaCapital Investment Management
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management and real estate development firms, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management. "
target: Smartly Pte Ltd
Smartly is a Singapore-based, financial technology company building a new-generation robo-advisor, providing a digital wealth management platform to retail investors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV, acquired TradersOnly BV

synopsis: LYNX, a Dutch specialist in online investing, has acquired TradersOnly, the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
buyer: Lynx Vermogensbeheer BV
LYNX is a Dutch specialist in online investing. LYNX provides investors with access to more than 100 exchanges in 20 countries through its user-friendly trading platform. The company was founded in 2006 and has been active on the Dutch market since 2007. "
target: TradersOnly BV
TradersOnly is the number 1 online broker for active investors in the Netherlands. TradersOnly's advanced trading platform provides investors with real-time prices and relevant information. TradeOnly allows users to easily trade shares in 19 different countries and 63 different exchanges.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

MobiKwik, acquired Clearfunds

synopsis: MobiKwik, India's largest independent mobile payments network, has acquired Clearfunds, an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Clearfunds' robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
buyer: MobiKwik
MobiKwik is India's largest independent mobile payments network connecting 107 million users with more than 3 million direct merchants. MobiKwik allows users to load money into a digital wallet and make secure 1-tap payments for online or offline purchases. "
target: Clearfunds
Clearfunds is an online investment advisor that allows users to buy direct mutual funds from any Mutual Fund Company in India. Their robo-advisory platform provides financial planning and investment recommendations via web and mobile to India’s mass affluent.
price ($mm)
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Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital is developer of the award-winning iAPPS Web Engagement Platform and related interactive solutions. The iAPPS platform integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and web Analytics capabilities within the heart of mission critical websites or eCommerce web stores.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.29)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
55
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Ticker: US:ADCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ADC Telecommunications Inc
We help the world communicate, supplying network equipment, software solutions, and integration services for broadband, multiservice networks that deliver data, video, and voice communications over telephone, cable television, Internet, broadcast, wireless, and enterprise networks. Our mission is t
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$996.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$84.70
EBIT ($mm)
$18.30
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9050
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Ticker: MBAP.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobile Assets Corp.
Mobile Assets Corp.
Mobile Assets Corporation is an emerging growth wireless company, creating scalable and global mobile technologies and applications through aggregation and development. The company has expertise in mobile content marketing and distribution.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: TSXV:MTLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.41)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
54
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Ticker: UPLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upland Software
Upland Software
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$201.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$48.31
EBIT ($mm)
$17.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
667
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Ticker: NYSE:NOW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ServiceNow
ServiceNow
ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, ServiceNow helps the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,224.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$237.78
EBIT ($mm)
$14.89
Net Income ($mm)
$34.99
Employees
9929
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7,138.62
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2,049.68
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,895.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,118.00
EBIT ($mm)
$858.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,263.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,733.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,096.97
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,068.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,458.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,400.50
Net Income ($mm)
$379.10
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,833.48
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$843.19
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,653.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,498.31
EBIT ($mm)
$1,494.66
Net Income ($mm)
$1,509.24
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: SWX:PGHN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors worldwide. They have USD 66 billion in assets under management and more than 950 professionals across 19 offices worldwide.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,024.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$626.28
EBIT ($mm)
$620.16
Net Income ($mm)
$587.63
Employees
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$865.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$36.16
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$561.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.00
EBIT ($mm)
$205.11
Net Income ($mm)
$183.41
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$244.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.78
EBIT ($mm)
$204.62
Net Income ($mm)
$119.37
Employees
0
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