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closed 8/28/2018 via BusinessWire

Summit Partners, acquired MercuryGate

synopsis: Summit Partners, a global growth equity investor, announced the acquisition of MercuryGate International, Inc., a leading independent provider of SaaS-based transportation management system (TMS) solutions. MercuryGate offers business intelligence to improve transportation processes, increase customer satisfaction, and reduce costs.
buyer: Summit Partners
Summit Partners is a global alternative investment firm investing into growth equity, fixed income and public equity opportunities. Summit invests in growth sectors of the global economy and has invested in more than 460 companies in technology, healthcare, life sciences and other growth industries."
target: MercuryGate
MercuryGate provides transportation management solutions proven to be a competitive advantage for the most successful shippers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, brokers and carriers. Its solutions are unique in their native support of all modes of transportation on a single platform.
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closed 11/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

RouteMatch Software, Inc., acquired 2g Transit Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Routematch has announced the acquisition of 2g Transit Solutions Inc., the leading data analytics company for public transit services. 2g Transit Solutions is a software as a service company that brings 30 years of transit technology experience and is considered to be one the foremost experts in transit data analytics and business intelligence.
buyer: RouteMatch Software, Inc.
RouteMatch Software brings innovative passenger transportation technologies that help more than 600 transit agencies transform rider experiences and manage operational costs. "
target: 2g Transit Solutions, Inc.
2g Transit Solutions is a software as a service company that brings 30 years of transit technology experience and is considered to be one the foremost experts in transit data analytics and business intelligence.
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closed 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

BOND Mobility, purchased Shared Micromobility Platform from Roll2Go AG

synopsis: BOND Mobility, the premium micromobility leader, has partnered with Roll2Go AG by acquiring its shared micromobility platform - a micromobility data fusion and predictive analytics solution - to strengthen BOND’s data-driven approach.
buyer: BOND Mobility
BOND Mobility is a premium e-bike sharing operator, founded in Switzerland. BOND Mobility operates e-bikes that deliver speed and range comparable to cars and transit while offering an active, low-carbon mobility option to urban communities. "
seller: Roll2Go AG
Founded in Switzerland, Roll2Go offers data-centric platforms for mobility data fusion and predictive analytics that empowers real-time data-driven decisions and operations.
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closed 10/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Shippeo, acquired oPhone SA

synopsis: Shippeo, a French leader in Real-Time Transportation Visibility solutions, has acquired oPhone, a Real-Time Transportation Visibility specialist headquartered in Lyon, France. The acquisition will add more automation within Shippeo's platform and enhance the depth and breadth of its multimodal visibility network.
buyer: Shippeo
Paris-based Shippeo is a leader in real-time transportation visibility for shippers and logistics service providers. Its proprietary, machine-learning ETA algorithm calculates arrival times allowing companies to anticipate problems, proactively alert customers, and efficiently manage exceptions. "
target: oPhone SA
France-based oPhone is a Real-Time Transportation Visibility specialist that develops software solutions for the transportation and sales animation industries. The company's oPtc solution allows all stakeholders in the transportation chain to control and monitor their transport flows in real time.
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announced 7/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Uber Technologies, Inc., will acquire RouteMatch Software, Inc.

synopsis: Uber, a ridesharing company, announced that it will acquire Routematch, an Atlanta-based company that develops software for public transportation agencies. The news comes amid the ride-hail company’s broader push into public transit.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$12,982.00)
Uber is a ridesharing company that connects passengers with drivers through a mobile app. Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through their apps, they make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers."
target: RouteMatch Software, Inc.
RouteMatch Software brings innovative passenger transportation technologies that help more than 600 transit agencies transform rider experiences and manage operational costs. Their goal is to make taking transit more convenient and accessible to all riders.
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announced 9/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Omnitracs, will acquire SmartDrive

synopsis: Omnitracs, LLC, a leader in SaaS-based fleet management and data analytics solutions and a pioneer in transportation technology, and SmartDrive, a leader in video-based safety and transportation intelligence, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Omnitracs to acquire SmartDrive.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Omnitracs
Omnitracs, LLC is a global pioneer of trucking solutions for all business models. Omnitracs’ more than 1,000 employees deliver software-as-a-service-based solutions to help over 14,000 customers manage nearly 1,100,000 assets in more than 70 countries. "
target: SmartDrive
SmartDrive gives fleets unprecedented driving performance insight and analysis, helping save fuel, expenses and lives. Its video safety, predictive analytics, telematics, compliance and personalized performance program help fleets improve driving skills, lower costs and deliver significant ROI.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Rapido, acquired Vahanalytics

synopsis: Rapido, India's largest bike taxi app, has acqui-hired Vahanalytics, a data analytics startup in India that allows organizations to track their vehicle fleet operations. Vahanalytics offers a cloud-based platform that captures, processes, and analyses data to give fleet businesses insights into the safety and efficiency of their operations.
buyer: Rapido
Rapido is India's largest bike taxi app. Rapido allows users to easily book a ride with their phone. Rapido provides safe and insured rides with verified bike drivers and insurance for all rides. Rapido is an affordable and fast last mile commute option in India. "
target: Vahanalytics
Vahanalytics is a data analytics startup in India that allows organizations to track their vehicle fleet operations. Vahanalytics offers a cloud-based platform that captures, processes, and analyses data to give fleet businesses insights into the safety and efficiency of their operations.
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closed 9/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Trimble, acquired 10-4 Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble, a company that is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds, has acquired 10-4 Systems, a provider of advanced, multimodal shipment visibility solutions and related technologies for shippers and transportation providers.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. "
target: 10-4 Systems, Inc.
10-4 Systems is a technology company delivering a multimodal information platform for intelligent supply chain visibility that harnesses the power of big data. Their solution securely aggregates shipment and location data and pushes out analytics that help companies make meaningful decisions.
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closed 5/31/2017 via Company Press Release

Volaris Group Inc., acquired Smartrak Holdings Limited

synopsis: Volaris Group announced that it has acquired the operating subsidiaries and assets of Smartrak Holdings Limited (“Smartrak”), a provider of fleet management and safety location-based solutions. Smartrak is one of Australasia’s most sophisticated providers of location-based business intelligence, covering people, vehicles, and assets.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: Smartrak Holdings Limited
Smartrak is one of Australasia’s most sophisticated providers of location-based business intelligence, covering people, vehicles, and assets. Driven by the EyeQ Visual Intelligence Suite, the TrakWise and TrakSafe products gather fleet and safety information about remote operations.
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closed 1/19/2011 via BusinessWire

RedPrairie Corporation, acquired Shippers Commonwealth, LLC

synopsis: RedPrairie Corporation, a productivity solutions provider, has announced it has completed the acquisition of Shippers Commonwealth, the leading Software-as-a-Service TMS and collaborative transportation solutions provider. The acquisition adds a proven SaaS TMS solution and client hosting programs to RedPrairie’s productivity suite.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: RedPrairie Corporation
RedPrairie delivers productivity solutions to help companies in three categories – workforce, inventory and transportation. RedPrairie provides these solutions to manufacturers, distributors and retailers looking to support business strategies that increase revenue and create competitive advantage. "
target: Shippers Commonwealth, LLC
Shippers Commonwealth ("ShipComm") is a leading provider of advanced transportation networks and comprehensive optimized and automated solutions for shippers of any and all sizes. ShipComm has pioneered innovative automated transportation solutions with proven ROI since 2000.
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announced 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Lloyd's Register Group, will acquire C-MAP Norway AS

synopsis: Lloyd's Register (LR) has reached an agreement to acquire Navico Group’s C-MAP commercial marine business, a leading provider of commercial marine cartography and digital publications, shore-side and shipside voyage optimization, cloud-based fleet management and fleet analytics software.
buyer: Lloyd's Register Group
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a global engineering, technical and business services organization. Founded in 1760 as a marine classification society, LR now operates across many industry sectors, with over 9000 employees in 78 countries. "
target parent: Navico Norway AS
target: C-MAP Norway AS
C-MAP is a leading provider of commercial marine cartography and digital publications, shore-side and shipside voyage optimization, cloud-based fleet management and fleet analytics software.
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closed 9/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

GreenSteam, purchased BMT SMART from BMT Group Limited

synopsis: GreenSteam, the pioneer of machine learning for improved hull and vessel performance in shipping, announces that it has acquired BMT’s data collection and performance optimization subsidiary firm SMART. BMT is a leading international design, engineering, science and management consultancy.
buyer parent: BP plc
buyer: GreenSteam
GreenSteam is a marine solutions provider specializing in improving operational efficiency through machine learning and AI. GreenSteam implements solutions on vessels of all types Founded in 2007, GreenSteam is located in Denmark, United Kingdom and Poland, and currently employs 40 people. "
seller: BMT Group Limited
BMT SMART is the data collection and performance optimization subsidiary of BMT, an international design, engineering, science and management consultancy. BMT SMART provides sophisticated data collection, data display and data analysis services to support decision-making for the marine industry.
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announced 12/6/2017 via Company Press Release

Gaztransport & Technigaz, will acquire Ascenz Solutions Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), a manufacturer of containment systems for the shipping and storage of LNG (liquefied natural gas), will acquire a 75% stake in Ascenz, the Asian leader in operational risk intelligence solutions for the maritime industry. Ascenz provides vessel performance systems such as fuel consumption and bunkering monitoring.
buyer: Gaztransport & Technigaz (ENXTPA:GTT:$434.74)
Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) is a leading manufacturer of containment systems for the shipping and storage in cryogenic conditions of LNG (liquefied natural gas). GTT offers its customers technologies which allow them to optimize storage space and reduce construction and operation costs. "
target: Ascenz Solutions Pte Ltd
Ascenz is the Asian leader in operational risk intelligence solutions for the maritime industry. Ascenz provides vessel performance systems, such as fuel consumption and bunkering monitoring, for global shipping companies seeking fuel savings, emissions compliance and efficiency management.
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closed 5/16/2014 via Company Press Release

Tracsis Plc, acquired Datasys Software Solutions

synopsis: Tracsis plc acquired the entire issued share capital of Datasys Integration Limited the holding company of Datasys Limited (“Datasys”). Based in Manchester, Datasys provides rail management software systems, business applications and hosting services for the majority of the UK’s train operating companies.
buyer: Tracsis Plc (AIM:TRCS:$59.30)
Tracsis specialises in solving a variety of data capture, reporting and resource optimisation problems along with the provision of a range of associated professional services. Tracsis has solutions in software, condition monitoring, professional services and data capture. "
target: Datasys Software Solutions
Datasys delivers software solutions specialising in supplying complex rail management systems to the UK Train Operating Companies and their stakeholders. Over the last twenty years, DATASYS has gained an in depth knowledge of the rail industry and its requirements.
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closed 6/3/2019 via Company Press Release

FreightWaves Inc., acquired StakUp Inc.

synopsis: FreightWaves, the leading data and content source for the freight markets, has acquired StakUp Inc., the developer of the ‘inGauge’ online benchmarking platform that enables motor carrier subscribers to compare and contrast financial and operational performance.
buyer: FreightWaves Inc.
FreightWaves is the leading data and content source for the freight markets. They provide trucking news focused on economic and innovative technology drivers for the freight transportation ecosystem. They also offer market indices, market maps, and analytics through their SONAR SaaS platform. "
target: StakUp Inc.
StakUp is the developer of the first online performance benchmarking platform for the North American Trucking Industry. The platform enables motor carrier subscribers to benchmark their performance against those of similar companies throughout North America via an intuitive & interactive dashboard.
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closed 4/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Fourkites, acquired Haven

synopsis: FourKites, the market leader in real-time supply chain visibility, announced its acquisition of Haven, Inc., a cloud-based transport management solution designed to helps traders and shippers of all size to manage their supply chain process.
buyer: Fourkites
FourKites is the largest predictive supply chain visibility platform, delivering real-time visibility and predictive analytics for the broadest network of Global 1000 companies and third-party logistics firms. "
target: Haven
Haven is a cloud-based transport management solution designed to helps traders and shippers of all size to manage their supply chain process. It helps traders to automate trade workflows, generate shipping documents in compliance to trade regulations and run operational reports.
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closed 10/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Creative Mobile Technologies, LLC, acquired Mobile Knowledge Systems, Inc

synopsis: Creative Mobile Technologies, LLC (CMT), the leading taxi technology provider in the United States, has announced its consolidation with Mobile Knowledge Systems, Inc., the leading for-hire-vehicle technology provider in Canada.
buyer: Creative Mobile Technologies, LLC
Creative Mobile Technologies provides a variety of taxi technologies and enhancements including credit and debit card processing, media and advertising content, accessibility innovations, text messaging, interactive passenger maps, GPS, and back-office fleet management systems. "
target: Mobile Knowledge Systems, Inc
Mobile Knowledge Systems, Inc. is the leading for-hire-vehicle technology provider in Canada. Mobile Knowledge has been a leading innovator in the evolution of dispatch technology for over 35 years.
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closed 3/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired QuestaWeb

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has acquired QuestaWeb, a leading provider of foreign trade zone (FTZ) and customs compliance solutions.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$363.80)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: QuestaWeb
QuestaWeb is a leading provider of foreign trade zone (FTZ) and customs compliance solutions. QuestaWeb’s market leading FTZ solution allows logistics services providers (LSPs) and importers to automate processes and comply with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulatory requirements.
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closed 2/20/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Gaztransport & Technigaz, acquired Marorka

synopsis: GTT announced the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Marorka from its owners and management team. Based in Iceland and specialized in Smart Shipping, the company designs maritime energy monitoring and optimization systems for vessels, allowing them to reduce their environmental footprint.
buyer: Gaztransport & Technigaz (ENXTPA:GTT:$434.74)
Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) is a leading manufacturer of containment systems for the shipping and storage in cryogenic conditions of LNG (liquefied natural gas). GTT offers its customers technologies which allow them to optimize storage space and reduce construction and operation costs. "
target: Marorka
Marorka, based in Iceland and specialized in Smart Shipping, the company designs maritime energy monitoring and optimization systems for vessels, allowing them to reduce their environmental footprint. The company’s systems have been installed on more than 600 vessels.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Varroc Group, acquired CarIQ

synopsis: Indian auto component manufacturer Varroc Engineering Ltd. has acquired a 74% stake in CarIQ Technologies Pvt Ltd., a telematics solutions provider. Pune-based CarIQ Technologies is an integrated connected vehicle solution provider to original equipment manufacturer, fleet owners, and insurance companies.
buyer: Varroc Group
India-based Varroc group is a global tier-1 automotive component manufacturer and supplier of exterior lighting systems, plastic and polymer components, electricals-electronics components, and precision metallic components to passenger car, commercial vehicle, two-wheeler, three-wheeler, and more. "
target: CarIQ
Pune-based CarIQ Technologies is an integrated connected vehicle solution provider to original equipment manufacturer, fleet owners, and insurance companies. CarIQ platforms have analysed driving patterns for more than 90 million kilometers spread across over 50,000 drivers.
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closed 4/7/2021 via BusinessWire

MercuryGate, acquired Cheetah Software Systems

synopsis: MercuryGate International, Inc., the largest dedicated transportation management system (TMS) provider, has acquired Cheetah Software Systems, an advanced software platform that optimizes logistics operations for delivery, less-than-truckload, courier, and private fleet operations.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: MercuryGate
MercuryGate provides transportation management solutions proven to be a competitive advantage for the most successful shippers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, brokers, and carriers. MercuryGate's solutions are unique in their native support of all modes of transportation on a single platform. "
target: Cheetah Software Systems
Cheetah is a premier provider of a dynamic, adaptive Logistics Operations Optimization Platform (LOOP) for retailers and carrier for hire companies in the LTL ( less-than-truckload), courier, healthcare, and retail logistics spaces, with a passion for the consumer.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BusinessWire

MercuryGate, acquired TranSolutions

synopsis: MercuryGate International, Inc., a leader in Transportation Management System (TMS) solutions, has acquired TranSolutions, Inc., the leading provider of transportation-centric claims management software. TranSolutions is revolutionizing the logistics software industry with the introduction of myEZClaim, the world’s first freight claim software.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: MercuryGate
MercuryGate provides transportation management solutions proven to be a competitive advantage for the most successful shippers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, brokers, and carriers. MercuryGate's solutions are unique in their native support of all modes of transportation on a single platform. "
target: TranSolutions
TransSolutions is the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions with the unique ability to serve all market constituents worldwide, supporting more than 64,000 companies and 5,000+ users through shippers, 3PL’s, freight brokers, freight forwarders and carriers.
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closed 8/28/2018 via BusinessWire

Summit Partners, acquired MercuryGate

synopsis: Summit Partners, a global growth equity investor, announced the acquisition of MercuryGate International, Inc., a leading independent provider of SaaS-based transportation management system (TMS) solutions. MercuryGate offers business intelligence to improve transportation processes, increase customer satisfaction, and reduce costs.
buyer: Summit Partners
Summit Partners is a global alternative investment firm investing into growth equity, fixed income and public equity opportunities. Summit invests in growth sectors of the global economy and has invested in more than 460 companies in technology, healthcare, life sciences and other growth industries."
target: MercuryGate
MercuryGate provides transportation management solutions proven to be a competitive advantage for the most successful shippers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, brokers and carriers. Its solutions are unique in their native support of all modes of transportation on a single platform.
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announced 7/22/2021 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, will acquire Teaching Strategies, Inc.

synopsis: KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced that KKR has agreed to acquire Teaching Strategies, the leading provider of curriculum, assessment and family engagement tools to the early childhood education (ECE) market, from global growth investor Summit Partners.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: Teaching Strategies, Inc.
Teaching Strategies provides the most innovative and effective curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family connection resources to programs serving children from birth through third grade.
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closed 4/7/2021 via BusinessWire

MercuryGate, acquired Cheetah Software Systems

synopsis: MercuryGate International, Inc., the largest dedicated transportation management system (TMS) provider, has acquired Cheetah Software Systems, an advanced software platform that optimizes logistics operations for delivery, less-than-truckload, courier, and private fleet operations.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: MercuryGate
MercuryGate provides transportation management solutions proven to be a competitive advantage for the most successful shippers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, brokers, and carriers. MercuryGate's solutions are unique in their native support of all modes of transportation on a single platform. "
target: Cheetah Software Systems
Cheetah is a premier provider of a dynamic, adaptive Logistics Operations Optimization Platform (LOOP) for retailers and carrier for hire companies in the LTL ( less-than-truckload), courier, healthcare, and retail logistics spaces, with a passion for the consumer.
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closed 10/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Sifted merged with VeriShip,

synopsis: Sifted, provider of the leading data science-driven predictive logistics platform, has merged with VeriShip, the leading shipping expense optimization platform. The new combined platform will dramatically reduces transportation expenses for shippers while optimizing for delivery times and best-in-class customer experience.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: VeriShip
VeriShip is the nation's largest spend management and payments platform that tracks and analyzes shipping data to reduce costs for small and midsize businesses. Its platform gives clients control and clarity into their shipping data with a single source of visibility into transportation spend. "
target: Sifted
Sifted is the number one choice of enterprise-grade shippers in the nation to solve complex logistics data issues. Sifted simplifies complicated data to provide actionable insights that empower shippers to continually reduce both costs and shipping time.
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closed 9/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Nordic Capital, acquired Siteimprove

synopsis: Nordic Capital has acquired 70% of the shares in the Danish software firm, Siteimprove, from the brothers Morten and Niels Ebbesen and the private equity fund Summit Partners. Siteimprove is one of the leading businesses within digital optimisation of websites and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: Siteimprove
Siteimprove offers the world's most comprehensive cloud-based Digital Presence Optimization (DPO) software. Founded in 2013 by Morten and Niels Ebbesen, Siteimprove is one of the leading businesses within digital optimisation of websites. Siteimprove is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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closed 12/12/2019 via BusinessWire

FineLine Technologies, Inc., acquired Consolidated Printing, Inc.

synopsis: FineLine Technologies Inc., a provider of barcoded and RFID integrated labels, tags, and badges, has acquired Consolidated Printing Inc. (CPI), a leading provider of printed tickets for professional and collegiate sporting events and major entertainment and event venues throughout the United States.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: FineLine Technologies, Inc.
FineLine Technologies provides barcoded and RFID integrated labels, tags, and badges for supply chain, omnichannel fulfillment, POS, access control, and consumer engagement needs. FineLine produces billions of tickets annually through its global network of print hubs. "
target: Consolidated Printing, Inc.
Consolidated Printing, Inc., (CPI) is one of North America’s leading ticket manufacturers. A full-service commercial printer, CPI specializes in custom event ticket printing combined with state-of-the-art, industry-leading equipment and technology.
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Teaching Strategies, Inc., acquired ReadyRosie LLC

synopsis: ReadyRosie celebrates a new milestone with its purchase by Teaching Strategies, a Bethesda, Md.-based early childhood technology and services developer. ReadyRosie is the first and only online school readiness curriculum that makes high quality preK accessible to all.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Teaching Strategies, Inc.
Teaching Strategies provides the most innovative and effective curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family connection resources to programs serving children from birth through third grade. "
target: ReadyRosie LLC
ReadyRosie is the first and only online school readiness curriculum that makes high quality preK accessible to all. ReadyRosie is an easy 3 step process: WATCH - DO - LEARN. Users (parents, teachers, preK educators) WATCH a daily video that teaches a lesson to the user.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BusinessWire

MercuryGate, acquired TranSolutions

synopsis: MercuryGate International, Inc., a leader in Transportation Management System (TMS) solutions, has acquired TranSolutions, Inc., the leading provider of transportation-centric claims management software. TranSolutions is revolutionizing the logistics software industry with the introduction of myEZClaim, the world’s first freight claim software.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: MercuryGate
MercuryGate provides transportation management solutions proven to be a competitive advantage for the most successful shippers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, brokers, and carriers. MercuryGate's solutions are unique in their native support of all modes of transportation on a single platform. "
target: TranSolutions
TransSolutions is the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions with the unique ability to serve all market constituents worldwide, supporting more than 64,000 companies and 5,000+ users through shippers, 3PL’s, freight brokers, freight forwarders and carriers.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired HealthLine, Inc.

synopsis: Red Ventures, a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together, has acquired Healthline Media, a publisher of two of the four largest consumer health and wellness information sites in the world, reaching over 150 million visitors a month globally, more than any other online health publisher.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and 17 proprietary brands across the Financial, Home, Health, Education and Digital Services. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: HealthLine, Inc.
As one of the fastest growing consumer health information sites, Healthline.com advances Healthline's mission to be users' most trusted ally in their pursuit of health and well-being. Healthline provides socially inspired, medically reviewed and data-driven content.
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PrismHR, acquired AgileHR

synopsis: PrismHR, the leading HR software platform for human resource outsourcing (HRO) service providers, has acquired AgileHR, a leading provider of cloud-based talent management software. AgileHR helps small-to-medium sized organizations recruit, onboard, and manage top talent.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: PrismHR
PrismHR creates exceptional software and services, empowering human resource outsourcing service providers such as Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) and Administrative Service Organizations (ASOs) to deliver world-class HR, benefits and payroll to small and medium-sized businesses. "
target: AgileHR
AgileHR is a provider of quality cloud-based talent management software. AgileHR helps small-to-medium sized organizations recruit, onboard, and manage top talent. They offer applicant tracking, employee onboarding, performance management, and employee management solutions.
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closed 3/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

American InterContinental University, acquired Trident University International LLC

synopsis: American InterContinental University (AIU), a for-profit university that offers online and on-campus education, has acquired Trident University International (TUI) from Summit Partners, a global alternative investment firm. TUI is an online university offering regionally accredited degrees at the doctoral, masters, bachelors, and associates levels.
buyer parent: Career Education Corporation
buyer: American InterContinental University
Founded in 1970, American InterContinental University (AIU) is a for-profit university that offers online and on-campus education. AIU provides over 45 Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degree programs and specializations that students can choose from. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: Trident University International LLC
Trident University International (TUI) is an online university offering regionally accredited degrees at the doctoral, masters, bachelors, and associates levels. TUI provides an exceptional online educational experience for adult learners and members of the military family.
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$37
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
4.1x
closed 10/8/2018 via BusinessWire

PointClickCare, acquired COMS Interactive

synopsis: PointClickCare, the leading cloud-based software vendor for the long-term and post-acute care and senior living market, has acquired COMS Interactive, a company that focuses on the issue of increasing acuity in the post-acute setting and supporting skilled nursing facilities in the daily clinical management of residents.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: PointClickCare
PointClickCare is the leading cloud-based EHR software designed to help long-term post-acute care providers streamline and manage the complete lifecycle of resident care. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: COMS Interactive
COMS Interactive focuses on the issue of increasing acuity in the post-acute setting and supporting skilled nursing facilities in the daily clinical management of residents. COMS is a proactive care management solution.
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closed 9/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Summit Partners, acquired Princess Polly

synopsis: Online fast-fashion retailer Princess Polly Group and its founders have sold a controlling interest to American private equity firm, Summit Partners. Princess Polly is one of Australia’s largest and fastest growing women’s fashion websites. An online boutique filled with the funnest fastest fashion available to the gen Y/I girl.
buyer: Summit Partners
Summit Partners is a global alternative investment firm investing into growth equity, fixed income and public equity opportunities. Summit invests in growth sectors of the global economy and has invested in more than 460 companies in technology, healthcare, life sciences and other growth industries."
target: Princess Polly
Princess Polly is one of Australia’s largest and fastest growing women’s fashion websites. An online boutique filled with the funnest fastest fashion available to the gen Y/I girl.
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closed 8/28/2018 via BusinessWire

Summit Partners, acquired MercuryGate

synopsis: Summit Partners, a global growth equity investor, announced the acquisition of MercuryGate International, Inc., a leading independent provider of SaaS-based transportation management system (TMS) solutions. MercuryGate offers business intelligence to improve transportation processes, increase customer satisfaction, and reduce costs.
buyer: Summit Partners
Summit Partners is a global alternative investment firm investing into growth equity, fixed income and public equity opportunities. Summit invests in growth sectors of the global economy and has invested in more than 460 companies in technology, healthcare, life sciences and other growth industries."
target: MercuryGate
MercuryGate provides transportation management solutions proven to be a competitive advantage for the most successful shippers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, brokers and carriers. Its solutions are unique in their native support of all modes of transportation on a single platform.
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closed 5/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Summit Partners, acquired Teaching Strategies, Inc.

synopsis: L Squared Capital Partners is pleased to announce that it has closed on the sale of Teaching Strategies to Summit Partners. Teaching Strategies is the leading provider of early childhood educational resources, including curriculum and web-based assessment products.
buyer: Summit Partners
Summit Partners is a global alternative investment firm investing into growth equity, fixed income and public equity opportunities. Summit invests in growth sectors of the global economy and has invested in more than 460 companies in technology, healthcare, life sciences and other growth industries."
target parent: L Squared Capital Partners
target: Teaching Strategies, Inc.
Teaching Strategies is the leading provider of early childhood educational resources, including curriculum and web-based assessment products. Teaching Strategies provides an essential product to the early childhood education sector helping millions of young children develop.
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announced 3/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Inovalon, Inc., will acquire Ability Network, Inc.

synopsis: Inovalon, a leading technology company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ABILITY Network, a leading information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare.
buyer: Inovalon, Inc. (INOV:$449.36)
Inovalon is a leading technology company that combines advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful insight and impact in clinical and quality outcomes, utilization, and financial performance across the healthcare landscape. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: Ability Network, Inc.
ABILITY® Network is a leading information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare through innovative applications and data analytics. ABILITY is headquartered in Minneapolis with principal offices in Boston and Tampa.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
$72
EV / rev
8.6x
EV / EBITDA
16.6x
closed 1/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired Perforce

synopsis: Leading private investment firm Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. announced that it has acquired Perforce, developer of the industry’s most flexible, scalable and secure version control and collaboration platform, from growth equity investor Summit Partners. Enterprises rely on Perforce to build complex digital products faster and with higher quality.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: Perforce
Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce Software to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/3/2018 via Company Press Release

Summit Partners, acquired Trintech Group Plc

synopsis: Trintech, a leading global provider of integrated, cloud-based Record to Report (R2R) software solutions for the office of finance, announced a majority recapitalization by global growth equity investor Summit Partners.
buyer: Summit Partners
Summit Partners is a global alternative investment firm investing into growth equity, fixed income and public equity opportunities. Summit invests in growth sectors of the global economy and has invested in more than 460 companies in technology, healthcare, life sciences and other growth industries."
target parent: Spectrum Equity
target: Trintech Group Plc (TTPA:$33.95)
Trintech is a leading provider of financial software solutions for the Record-to-Report process. Over 1,700 clients worldwide – including the majority of the Fortune 100 – rely on Trintech's cloud-based software to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve governance and transparency.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Perforce, acquired Hansoft

synopsis: Perforce Software, a global provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the technology development lifecycle, announced its acquisition of Sweden-based Hansoft Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise Agile planning tools.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Perforce
Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce Software to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content. "
target: Hansoft
Built by veterans of the game development industry, Hansoft is an enterprise Agile planning and project management tool for diverse teams, expanding scale, changing goals, and tight schedules.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/6/2017 via Company Press Release

PrismHR, acquired ClientSpace

synopsis: PrismHR, the leading provider of software for human resource outsourcing companies, has acquired NetWise Technology, the creators of ClientSpace, the industry-leading client service and CRM software platform. ClientSpace can be easily configured to fit virtually any organization’s process model and seamlessly integrate with other applications.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: PrismHR
PrismHR creates exceptional software and services, empowering human resource outsourcing service providers such as Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) and Administrative Service Organizations (ASOs) to deliver world-class HR, benefits and payroll to small and medium-sized businesses. "
target: ClientSpace
ClientSpace is a powerful Enterprise CRM platform with workflow automation developed by NetWise Technology. Integrated modules and services provide a stable platform that can be used to quickly and cost effectively construct software solutions that fit the unique business requirements of clients.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/18/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Ability Network, Inc., acquired Secure Bill Pay

synopsis: ABILITY® Network announced its acquisition of Secure Bill Pay, a leader in the fast-growing healthcare payment software market. Secure Bill Pay provides an all-in-one set of tools to enable providers to facilitate patient payment throughout the revenue cycle.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Ability Network, Inc.
ABILITY® Network is a leading information technology company that helps providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare through innovative applications and data analytics. "
target: Secure Bill Pay
Hospitals, clinics and other health care providers are paid faster and easier with Secure Bill Pay's comprehensive patient payment solutions. Real-time data access with unlimited reporting, export/import or even full interface ensures payments are posted to patient accounts timely and accurately.
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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.
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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)
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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)
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
price ($mm)
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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 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
price ($mm)
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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)
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$4,833.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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.
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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.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aion Bank, acquired ETFmatic LTD

synopsis: Aion Bank, a full-service digital bank based in Brussels, has acquired ETFmatic, a London-based robo-advisor and Aion’s partner since last year. The deal has been approved by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ETFmatic’s proprietary investment platform and management team will be integrated into Aion’s operations.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Aion Bank
Aion, based in Belgium, is a subscription-only digital bank with a modern human touch, offering a wide range of services to individual and business customers. Seated in Brussels, it operates under a Belgian banking licence and offers customers convenient ways to optimize savings and expenses. "
target: ETFmatic LTD
ETFmatic, based in the UK, provides their customers with an easy way to manage their investment goals. The Company uses index based investment strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to construct and manage investment portfolios tailored to their customers' personal preferences and situations.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired NextSeed Services LLC

synopsis: New York-based Republic, missioned to democratize investing has announced the acquisition of local business investment platform, NextSeed. NextSeed aims to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. The firm has facilitated over $20mn in investments from 25,000 members into 75 local businesses.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: NextSeed Services LLC
NextSeed is on a mission to connect businesses and individual investors to build vibrant communities across America. On the NextSeed platform, thriving local businesses can raise capital from the general public, and in turn, anybody can now invest in small businesses in their own backyard.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
price ($mm)
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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:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
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Cabcharge Australia Limited
Cabcharge Australia Limited
Cabcharge is a provider of electronic payment systems and software for taxis in Australia. Their solutions include a personalized payment card, single use e-tickets, and gift cards. They also offer a cloud based travel management platform that give taxi companies better visibility and insight.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$120.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.77
EBIT ($mm)
$17.90
Net Income ($mm)
$8.21
Employees
538
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Ticker: AETH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aether Systems, Inc.
Aether Systems provides wireless and mobile data solutions that increase efficiency and productivity for the Transportation, Fleet Management, and Mobile Government markets. Aether's transportation and fleet management solutions, in use by over 600 fleets, include the industry-leading MobileMax(TM)
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$55.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($27.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($30.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: WEWWF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WebTech Wireless, Inc.
WebTech Wireless, Inc.
Webtech Wireless provides fleet management telematics, GPS and automatic vehicle location solutions that improve efficiency, accountability and reduce costs. Their solutions automate record keeping and regulatory compliance, reduce fuel burn and idling, mitigate risk, and keep drivers safe.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$41.41
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: IDSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I.D. Systems, Inc.
I.D. Systems, Inc.
I.D. Systems is a leading global provider of wireless M2M solutions for securing, controlling, tracking, and managing high-value enterprise assets such as industrial vehicles, rental cars, and cargo.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$53.06
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
117
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Ticker: HLSE:CGCBV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cargotec Corporation
Cargotec Corporation
Cargotec Corporation improves the efficiency of cargo flows on land and at sea – wherever cargo is on the move. Cargotec’s daughter brands Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions around the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,007.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$362.38
EBIT ($mm)
$284.49
Net Income ($mm)
$97.26
Employees
11233
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Ticker: CLTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Celtron International Inc.
Celtron International Inc., incorporated in April 1998, markets vehicle locating and management systems, which, utilizing cellular, global positioning and satellite technology, help fleet owners manage their fleets of vehicles, and help consumers to locate stolen vehicles. Further application of th
year
2002
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: XTRA:IXX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Init Innovation in Traffic Systems AG
Init Innovation in Traffic Systems AG
Init is the worldwide leading supplier of planning, dispatching, telematics and ticketing systems for buses and trains. For more than 30 years, INIT has been assisting transport companies in making public transport more attractive, faster and more efficient.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$157.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.73
EBIT ($mm)
$13.42
Net Income ($mm)
$7.18
Employees
733
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$20,635.61
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,952.87
Employees
0
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$14,638.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,859.73
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6,117.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,728.70
EBIT ($mm)
$2,675.80
Net Income ($mm)
$1,829.50
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
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,981.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,831.72
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:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,072.28
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$112.95
Employees
1325
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$687.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$181.51
EBIT ($mm)
$160.04
Net Income ($mm)
$130.94
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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$534.00
EBIT ($mm)
$487.00
Net Income ($mm)
$320.00
Employees
0
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$403.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$256.93
EBIT ($mm)
$253.21
Net Income ($mm)
$265.62
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: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation
Main Street Capital Corporation is a principal investment firm that provides long-term debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies and debt capital to middle market companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$238.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$205.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$156.94
EBIT ($mm)
$155.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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