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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

News Tank Network, acquired Exclusive RH

synopsis: News Tank RH, the subscription-based global media company dedicated to the information of the leaders in the HR sphere, takes a majority stake in the company Exclusive RH. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, HR software and more.
buyer: News Tank Network
News Tank Group was founded in 2012 by Marc Guiraud and Frédéric Commandeur. Since 2012, News Tank has been developing global media (news, data, dossiers, analysis, directories) to provide strategic information to management teams. "
target: Exclusive RH
Exclusive RH is a free information site published by Tornat Media France. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, e-learning, e-coaching, HR software and more.
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closed 5/27/2019 via PR Newswire

The Academy to Innovate HR, acquired Digital HR Tech

synopsis: The Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR), a company that offers world-class, online education programs for HR professionals, has acquired Digital HR Tech, the leading blog on Digital Human Resources and HR Technology.
buyer: The Academy to Innovate HR
The Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR) was founded in 2016. At AIHR, it is their mission to make HR future-proof by offering world-class, online education programs available anywhere, anytime. HR professionals committed to life-long learning can expand their skill set with relevant and in-demand skills. "
target: Digital HR Tech
Digital HR Tech is one of the largest HR blogs in the world, attracting 65,000 pageviews per month. The blog covers digital HR and HR technology-related topics. It provides high-quality articles and video content about the latest developments in HR tech, best practices and the future of work.
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closed 4/23/2014 via PR Web

Xceptional HR Consulting, LLC, acquired The Recruiters Lounge

synopsis: Blogging4Jobs announces the acquisition of The Recruiters Lounge which began publishing in January 2005 and provides information and insights into the wacky world of employment with news, articles, comics, videos, podcasts and more under the management of Jim Stroud.
buyer: Xceptional HR Consulting, LLC
Xceptional HR is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and provides consulting services to locally and nationally. Their clients range from entrepreneurs, small business, to large corporations, and everything in between. "
target: The Recruiters Lounge
The Recruiters Lounge began in 2005 and is a blog that explores the world of employment with news, articles, comics, videos, podcasts and more. Their conversations here focus on recruiting, sourcing and job searching.
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closed 6/8/2006 via PR Newswire

Jobster Inc., acquired Recruiting.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jobster Inc. announced it has acquired Recruiting.com, the leading recruiting industry blog site. Recruiting.com will continue to aggregate content from more than 70 recruiting industry blogs as well as drive thought leadership in the industry through original content created by Recruiting.com's team of industry experts.
buyer: Jobster Inc.
Jobster is the leading provider of targeted job advertising services offering the most effective way to attract and hire top talent. Founded in 2004, Jobster develops innovative technologies that connect the right person with the right job at the right time. "
target: Recruiting.com, Inc.
Recruiting.com offers Prospect Relationship Management (PRM) solutions. Their technology combines a powerful search engine to find prospects from internal and external sources with tools to organize prospects.
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closed 4/21/2011 via Market Wire

SharedXpertise Media, LLC, acquired Talent Management Technology

synopsis: SharedXpertise announced it has acquired the assets of Talent Management Technology. Talent Management Technology's popular destination is frequently visited by global business audiences with graduate degrees who have an interest in HR and talent management topics.
buyer: SharedXpertise Media, LLC
SharedXpertise is the leader in providing media, summits and forums that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources and financial management. "
target parent: Tarsus Group plc
target: Talent Management Technology
Talent Management Technology (TMT) is an online destination where talent management professionals and the providers of technologies and services for them meet. Its database of companies is the most comprehensive searchable directory online of these talent management technologies and services.
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closed 7/24/2020 via PR Newswire

CircaWorks, acquired America's Job Exchange

synopsis: Circa announced the purchase of Andover, MA-based America's Job Exchange (AJE). America's Job Exchange is a leading provider of diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance technology solutions in the U.S and as of the close of the sale becomes part of Circa.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: CircaWorks
Circa, formerly LocalJobNetwork™, (CircaWorks.com), is a catalyst for 21st century companies to build high-performing diverse teams and is the largest provider of OFCCP compliance solutions. The company was founded in 1994, has 5000+ customers, 17,500 community partner relationships. "
target: America's Job Exchange
Andover, MA-based America's Job Exchange (AJE) is a leading provider of diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance technology solutions in the U.S. Its mission is to provide the tools, resources, and information to connect employers and diverse job seekers.
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closed 6/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

XING AG, acquired asap.industries GmbH

synopsis: asap.industries, the provider of a platform for the placement and control of freelancers, has been acquired by Xing. Three co-founders, André Hennen, Stefan Knop and Paul Sorge, will remain on board.
buyer: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, helps its more than 12 million members to balance their professional and private life as well as possible. Members can meet and exchange views in groups, while also getting together at business-related events every year. "
target: asap.industries GmbH
asap.industries helps companies with their constantly growing freelance workforce. They offer asapOS, a cloud-based database for every company that certain people (HR, team leader) can access which contains all relevant information about all the freelancers.
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closed 3/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

1000jobboersen.de merged with Softgarden,

synopsis: Softgarden, which provides web-based recruiting software to handle the entire recruitment process, is joining forces with 1000jobboersen.de, a job ad media planning service. The new entity, softgarden E-Recruiting, claims to be Europe’s largest Recruiting-as-a-Service provider, with more than 5,000 clients.
buyer: Softgarden
softgarden offers an e-recruiting software which enables recruiters and hiring managers to manage the recruiting within their company easily. It covers the entire recruitment process including posting jobs, managing candidates and making the right hire. "
target: 1000jobboersen.de
1000jobboersen.de is a job ad media planning service. It allows companies to access to over 1000 job portals and social media channels to advertise their open positions.
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closed 4/8/2010 via PR Newswire

Zapoint Inc., acquired Jobster Inc.

synopsis: Zapoint®, the leading provider of employee career management and organizational planning solutions, announced it has acquired Jobster® from Recruiting.com, Inc. Together, Zapoint and Jobster will provide employers and professionals alike with the industry's most advanced career management tools.
buyer: Zapoint Inc.
Founded in 2006, Zapoint develops career planning and learning technology that lets companies build more effective partnerships between HR and their employees. Zapoint helps organizations engage, retain and develop their workforces to sustain their competitive advantage. "
target: Jobster Inc.
Jobster is the leading provider of targeted job advertising services offering the most effective way to attract and hire top talent. Founded in 2004, Jobster develops innovative technologies that connect the right person with the right job at the right time.
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closed 8/10/2017 via Company Press Release

Lyft, acquired YesGraph, Inc.

synopsis: Lyft has acquired the technology and team of YesGraph, which works to build customer-centric referral programs. As part of the Lyft family, the YesGraph team will use their expertise to improve and expand the Lyft Driver Referral Program.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is a peer-to-peer transportation platform that connects passengers who need rides with drivers willing to provide rides using their own personal vehicles. Lyft was started with the mission of building a p2p transportation solution that makes cities safer, more affordable and better connected. "
target: YesGraph, Inc.
YesGraph, Inc. provides an online referral recruiting service that helps companies to scale the source of candidates and referrals. Its online platform enables clients to rank their contacts to match the job for making one-click referrals.
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closed 5/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired TALX Corporation

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed the acquisition of TALX Corporation following approval of the transaction by TALX shareholders and satisfaction of all other closing conditions of the merger agreement.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,634.50)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas.
price ($mm)
$1,401
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$257
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$87
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5.5x
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16.1x
closed 12/1/2005 via Company Press Release

Centaur Media plc, acquired Recruiter Magazine

synopsis: Centaur, the specialist business publishing and information company, is pleased to announce that, subject to the completion of employee consultation requirements, it will acquire Recruiter magazine, its web site and its annual awards event from Redactive Media Group Limited ("Redactive") for £4 million.
buyer parent: Numis Securities Limited
buyer: Centaur Media plc (LSE:CAU:$91.02)
Centaur Communications is one of the UK's largest independent business publishing and information companies. It employs over 600 people and is privately owned with the shares largely held by management and by City and US financial institutions. "
target parent: Redactive Media Group Ltd.
target: Recruiter Magazine
Recruiter is the principal magazine for the UK recruitment profession. Each fortnight it delivers the latest recruitment industry news, advice, analysis and features, as well as the profession’s largest source of job vacancies in print.
price ($mm)
$6.92
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closed 3/15/2021 via Company Press Release

HelloWork, acquired Seekube

synopsis: HelloWork, the leading French digital player in employment, recruitment and training, announces the acquisition of the company Seekube , the French leader in virtual recruitment forums. Seekube organizes more than 120 jobdating events every year. Participants can register for free and smoothly request interviews.
buyer: HelloWork
HelloWork is a French platform that connects employers, recruiters, and trainers with all workers. HelloWork helps people to find jobs or change their profession. HelloWork offers 650 thousand job opportunities per month through its network of regional sites. "
target: Seekube
Based in France, Seekube organizes more than 120 jobdating events every year. Participants can register for free and smoothly request interviews with recruiters of their chosing. Seekube guarantees a 100% response-rate for every application.
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$3
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closed 2/21/2018 via CNW Group

Solium Capital Inc., acquired Advanced-HR, Inc.

synopsis: Solium Capital Inc., the leading global provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) for equity administration, financial reporting and compliance, has acquired Advanced-HR, the leading provider of cloud-based compensation data and compensation planning software for private and venture backed companies.
buyer: Solium Capital Inc. (TSX:SUM:$104.55)
Solium Capital Inc. provides cloud-enabled services for global equity administration, financial reporting and compliance. Headquartered in Canada, they also have offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, France and Australia. "
target: Advanced-HR, Inc.
Advanced-HR is a leading provider of cloud-based compensation data and compensation planning software for private and venture backed companies. Their OptionDriver software helps businesses develop, customize and manage the perfect compensation plan for their company.
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closed 4/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

PayScale, acquired MarketPay

synopsis: Seattle-based PayScale has acquired fellow compensation tracker MarketPay. Denver-based MarketPay, which will maintain its offices in the city, developed a software system that helps large companies look at a broad range of market surveys about compensation to decide what to pay employees.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: PayScale
PayScale, Inc. provides an immediate and precise snapshot of current market salaries through its online tools and software. PayScale’s products are powered by innovative algorithms that dynamically acquire, analyze and aggregate compensation information for millions of individuals in real-time. "
target: MarketPay
Denver-based MarketPay develops a software system that helps large companies look at a broad range of market surveys about compensation to decide what to pay employees. It has about 650 customers, including 200 in the Fortune 1000.
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closed 1/7/2016 via Market Wire

H.I.G. Capital, Prudential Capital Group, acquired Salary.com

synopsis: Salary.com, the technology leader in employee compensation data, software and services, announced that it has been acquired from IBM by its founding team. The original team, in partnership with co-investors H.I.G. Capital and Prudential Capital Group, have reacquired Salary.com from IBM, along with related compensation offerings.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Prudential Capital Group
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target parent: IBM
target: Salary.com
Salary.com is a leading provider of on-demand compensation and talent management solutions. Salary.com's software applications and proprietary content help executives, line managers and compensation professionals automate, streamline and optimize critical talent management processes.
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closed 10/16/2014 via Company Press Release

Institutional Shareholder Services, acquired Incentive Lab

synopsis: Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”), a leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community, announced the acquisition of the business of Incentive Lab, a data and analytics firm developing innovative solutions for addressing the increased complexity and unpredictability of executive compensation.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Institutional Shareholder Services
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers. "
target: Incentive Lab
Incentive Lab is unique among providers of executive compensation data and analytics, offering detailed and comparable data on incentive awards, full details on performance metrics, goals, and structures, and a host of other data such as vesting schedules.
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closed 10/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Salary.com merged with Kenexa Corporation,

synopsis: Kenexa Corporation completed its previously announced acquisition of Salary.com, Inc.. As a result of the merger, Salary.com is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kenexa. Salary.com provides on-demand compensation software that helps businesses and individuals manage pay and performance.
buyer: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa® provides business solutions for human resources. They help global organizations multiply business success by identifying the best individuals for every job and fostering optimal work environments for every organization. "
target: Salary.com
Salary.com is a leading provider of on-demand compensation and talent management solutions. Salary.com's software applications and proprietary content help executives, line managers and compensation professionals automate, streamline and optimize critical talent management processes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$79 [$73]
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$46
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

MRI Software LLC, acquired Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees

synopsis: MRI Software LLC, a global leader in real estate software solutions, announced the acquisition of Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees, a provider of applicant screening platforms that focuses on the multifamily real estate industry and corporate employers. Their services include credit history, criminal history, eviction history, and more.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: MRI Software LLC
MRI Software is a leading provider of innovative real estate software applications and hosted solutions. MRI's comprehensive and flexible technology platform coupled with an open and connected ecosystem meets the unique needs of real estate businesses from property-level management to analytics. "
target: Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees
Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees is a provider of applicant screening platforms that focuses on the multifamily real estate industry and corporate employers. Their services include credit history, criminal history, eviction history, employment verification, and rental references reports.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

News Tank Network, acquired Exclusive RH

synopsis: News Tank RH, the subscription-based global media company dedicated to the information of the leaders in the HR sphere, takes a majority stake in the company Exclusive RH. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, HR software and more.
buyer: News Tank Network
News Tank Group was founded in 2012 by Marc Guiraud and Frédéric Commandeur. Since 2012, News Tank has been developing global media (news, data, dossiers, analysis, directories) to provide strategic information to management teams. "
target: Exclusive RH
Exclusive RH is a free information site published by Tornat Media France. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, e-learning, e-coaching, HR software and more.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

News Tank Network, acquired Exclusive RH

synopsis: News Tank RH, the subscription-based global media company dedicated to the information of the leaders in the HR sphere, takes a majority stake in the company Exclusive RH. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, HR software and more.
buyer: News Tank Network
News Tank Group was founded in 2012 by Marc Guiraud and Frédéric Commandeur. Since 2012, News Tank has been developing global media (news, data, dossiers, analysis, directories) to provide strategic information to management teams. "
target: Exclusive RH
Exclusive RH is a free information site published by Tornat Media France. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, e-learning, e-coaching, HR software and more.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

News Tank Network, acquired Exclusive RH

synopsis: News Tank RH, the subscription-based global media company dedicated to the information of the leaders in the HR sphere, takes a majority stake in the company Exclusive RH. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, HR software and more.
buyer: News Tank Network
News Tank Group was founded in 2012 by Marc Guiraud and Frédéric Commandeur. Since 2012, News Tank has been developing global media (news, data, dossiers, analysis, directories) to provide strategic information to management teams. "
target: Exclusive RH
Exclusive RH is a free information site published by Tornat Media France. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, e-learning, e-coaching, HR software and more.
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announced 12/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Politico, will acquire E&E News

synopsis: POLITICO, a global news and information company, will acquire E&E News, the renowned news organization focused solely on energy and the environment. The acquisition will allow for unprecedented coverage of the energy and environmental sectors, accelerating the growth of best-in-class news from POLITICO and E&E News.
buyer: Politico
POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. POLITICO dedicates itself to providing accurate, nonpartisan impactful information and prioritizes efforts to serve, better understand, and grow its influential audience. "
target: E&E News
E&E News is a news organization focusing on energy and the environment. Its five daily publications—EnergyWire, ClimateWire, E&E Daily, GreenWire, and E&E News PM—deliver compelling journalism that keeps top decisionmakers in government, business, NGOs, and academia informed and ahead of the curve.
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announced 9/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Falfurrias Capital, will acquire Industry Dive, LLC

synopsis: Industry Dive and Charlotte-based private equity firm Falfurrias Capital Partners announced a partnership in which Falfurrias will acquire a majority equity interest in Industry Dive. Washington, D.C.-based Industry Dive was formed in January 2012 to provide news and trends for industry leaders through convenient mobile apps and websites.
buyer: Falfurrias Capital
Falfurrias Capital Partners is a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm. The firm is focused on acquiring or investing in a diverse portfolio of growth-oriented middle-market companies. "
target: Industry Dive, LLC
Washington, D.C.-based Industry Dive was formed in January 2012 to provide news and trends for industry leaders through convenient mobile apps and websites. Industry Dive serves 7 million decision-makers through 22 daily online publications covering news and providing insights.
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closed 12/20/2017 via Company Press Release

TheBusinessDesk.com, acquired TheBusinessDesk.com

synopsis: The management team of TheBusinessDesk.com, a regional business news provider, have completed a buy-out of the company. The group’s editor Alex Turner and commercial director Lee-J Walker have taken a majority stake in the company. TheBusinessDesk.com provides regional business news across North West, Yorkshire, West Midlands and East Midlands.
buyer: TheBusinessDesk.com
TheBusinessDesk.com is the fastest growing business media in the UK. They provide regional business news across four regions - North West, Yorkshire, West Midlands and East Midlands. They offer exclusives, authoritative articles and interviews with key figures in the business community. "
target: TheBusinessDesk.com
TheBusinessDesk.com is the fastest growing business media in the UK. They provide regional business news across four regions - North West, Yorkshire, West Midlands and East Midlands. They offer exclusives, authoritative articles and interviews with key figures in the business community.
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closed 2/11/2015 via Company Press Release

Bonnier Business Press, acquired Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten

synopsis: Bonnier Business Press AB announced it has acquired majority shares in news site Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten. Founded in 2012, the site is a fast-growing new player in the German business news market and already has some 2 million unique visitors per month.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Business Press
Bonnier Business Press has business-to-business operations in 10 countries with a focus on business news media and niche products for business professionals. They publishe daily and weekly business papers, weekly/bi-weekly Medical Newspapers, magazines and handbooks (digital and print). "
target parent: BF Blogform Social Media GmbH
target: Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten
Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, founded in 2012, has been Germany’s fastest growing online media business news with the biggest reach in social media.
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closed 10/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Espacio, acquired The Tech Panda

synopsis: Media incubator Espacio announces its acquisition of The Tech Panda, a Bangalore-based media publication dedicated to startup and tech news in India. The Tech Panda was founded in 2012 by entrepreneur, technologist, and writer Prateek Panda, with the aim of highlighting the strength of innovation within India.
buyer: Espacio
Espacio is a media incubator located in the heart of Medellin, Colombia. Their mission is to further entrepreneurship in Medellin. "
target: The Tech Panda
The Tech Panda is a Bangalore-based media publication dedicated to startup and tech news in India. TheTechPanda.com is a one-stop destination for the latest news and stories on startups, entrepreneurship and technology businesses.
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closed 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

PeopletoPeople Group, acquired Widoobiz

synopsis: PeopletoPeople Group, a specialist in human capital management, concluded the acquisition of the Widoobiz group, a French company that provides online news for entrepreneurs.
buyer: PeopletoPeople Group
Founded in 2007 by Christian Pousset, PeopletoPeople Group supports companies in their transformation and makes human capital a decisive lever for performance. "
target: Widoobiz
Widoobiz, based in France, provides online media for Entrepreneurs & Startups. News articles, radio shows and videos give entrepreneurs information and testimonials useful to the development of their business.
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$1.80
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announced 3/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Ilcorp, will acquire Globes

synopsis: Eliezer Fishman's 74.68% stake in Monitin, the company that owns "Globes", will be sold to Ilcorp, an Alona Bar-On family company. Globes brings its unrivaled coverage of Israeli business to some 45,000 subscribers representing Israel's elite in management, investment, technology, law, accounting, and marketing.
buyer: Ilcorp
Ilcorp is a holding company for Alona Bar-On. Haim Bar-On founded and managed the monthly magazine "Monitin" (Goodwill), and the weekly "Kessafim" (Money). In 1984, he and his partners acquired "Globes". Alona Bar-On, Haim's daughter, is a shareholder of "Globes". "
target: Globes
Each evening, Globes brings its unrivaled coverage of Israeli business to some 45,000 subscribers representing Israel's elite in management, investment, technology, law, accounting, and marketing. Globes began publication on the Internet in 1995.
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closed 3/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Digital360, acquired Innovation Post

synopsis: Digital360 SpA has acquired 90% of the share capital of Innovation Post Srl, an information and in-depth publication dedicated to policies and technologies for innovation in the manufacturing sector. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Milan, Italy.
buyer: Digital360 (BIT:DIG:$30.52)
Digital360 is the leading group in Italy in the B2B offering of editorial content, communication and marketing services, lead generation, events and webinars, advisory, advocacy and coaching, in the context of Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurial Innovation. They are based in Milano, Italy. "
target: Innovation Post
Innovation Post Srl publishes an online newspaper dedicated to policies and technologies in the manufacturing sector. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Milan, Italy.
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$0.18*
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closed 7/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

Newspress, acquired Headlineauto

synopsis: Newspress, the UK's leading provider of automotive press communications, has acquired the brand and assets of Headlineauto. The company is a specialised online resource for journalists and PRs, bringing industry specific press information and data to the automotive media.
buyer: Newspress
Newspress is the official automotive news source for journalists. With a media-only website providing all the latest automotive press releases, images, videos and more, Newspress is a vital tool for any member of the motoring media. "
target parent: Magma Group
target: Headlineauto
Headlineauto is a specialised online resource for journalists and PRs, bringing industry specific press information and data to the automotive media.
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closed 7/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Dunraven Systems Limited, acquired OilFiredUp.com

synopsis: Dundalk-based fuel tank monitoring experts Dunraven Systems Limited recently announced the acquisition of the energy news website OilFiredUp.com along with its affiliates. OilFiredUp has established itself as the leading independent online news resource with its main focus on the heating oil industry in the UK and Ireland.
buyer: Dunraven Systems Limited
Dunraven Systems are acknowledged market leaders in the design and development of ultrasonic fuel tank monitors. Since established in 2003 by the company’s Managing Director Gerry Jones, they have gained over 10 years experience in the industry and have expanded their product range vastly. "
target: OilFiredUp.com
OilFiredUp provides up to date information and news aimed at industry leaders, equipment suppliers and oil distributors for the downstream oil industry utilising trusted sources, the industry itself, and unique content.
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closed 7/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Pocket Ventures LLC, acquired Space News International

synopsis: Boulder-based investment firm Pocket Ventures LLC has acquired Space News, a 23-year-old weekly publication that covers the aerospace industry. Space News is the only weekly publication fully dedicated to covering all aspects of the space industry – commercial, military and civil.
buyer: Pocket Ventures LLC
Based in Boulder, Colorado, Pocket Ventures is a media, information & event acquisition group seeking control investments in profitable, small to middle-market companies in the outdoor, sports, environmental and technology arenas that have a digital upside. "
target parent: Imaginova Corp.
target: Space News International
Space News is the only weekly publication fully dedicated to covering all aspects of the space industry – commercial, military and civil.
price ($mm)
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$4
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closed 12/11/2020 via Company Press Release

The ChannelPro Network, acquired TopickZ Inc.

synopsis: ChannelPro Network, a division of EH Media LLC, has announced the acquisition of technology brands from Canadian-based TopickZ Inc. The brands include FindBiometrics, an industry resource for all information on biometric identification and Mobile ID World, a provider of premier content on mobile authentication solutions and application providers.
buyer parent: EH Media
buyer: The ChannelPro Network
The ChannelPro Network provides targeted business and technology information for IT channel partners who serve small and midsize businesses (SMBs). Via its websites, live events and a monthly magazine, The ChannelPro Network delivers expert opinion, analysis, news, product reviews, and more. "
target: TopickZ Inc.
TopickZ Inc. is a progressive information resource company. Its brands include FindBiometrics, the leading industry resource for all information on biometric identification and Mobile ID World, a provider of premier content on mobile authentication solutions and application providers.
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closed 8/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Innovation Women LLC, acquired Lioness for the Female Entrepreneur

synopsis: Innovation Women (IW), the leading visibility bureau for entrepreneurial, technical and professional women, has acquired Lioness for the Female Entrepreneur, a woman-owned online publisher of global news, trends and insights on female entrepreneurship.
buyer: Innovation Women LLC
Innovation Women is a self-service online platform that connects entrepreneurial, technical, and professional women with event managers to provide gender balance onstage at conferences and events. It provides members with a complete speaker platform, including access to calls for speakers. "
target: Lioness for the Female Entrepreneur
Lioness for the Female Entrepreneur is an American, women-owned online publisher of news, trends and insights on female entrepreneurship around the globe. Get breaking news and insights on women-founded startups and the latest trends and how-tos to take your startup to the next level.
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announced 7/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Future plc, will acquire SmartBrief, Inc

synopsis: Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher, is to acquire SmartBrief, the leading digital media publisher of targeted business news and information by industry.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$647.97)
Based in the UK, Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Magazine division is brand-led while the Media division focuses on being at the forefront of digital innovation. "
target: SmartBrief, Inc
Serving nearly 6 million senior executives, thought leaders and industry professionals, SmartBrief is the leading digital media publisher of targeted business news and information by industry.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

VimVic, acquired Business Animals

synopsis: VimVic, a education and digital HR company, has acquired Business Animals, a company that specializes in modern business. Business Animals started out as a social networking business and now it brings merchants and proven profiles. Companies can offer the production of presentation formats that serve as HR marketing tools and help build a business.
buyer: VimVic
Based in Czechia, VimVic is engaged in education and digital HR. They work on online courses along with company profiles and employer ratings to help users learn about corporate culture and the experiences of others. "
target: Business Animals
Based in Czechia, Business Animals specializes in modern business. Business Animals started out as a social networking business, and now it brings merchants and proven profiles. Companies can offer the production of presentation formats that serve as HR marketing tools and help build a business.
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announced 7/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Publicize, Inc., will acquire Techli

synopsis: Midwest innovation publication, Techli, has been acquired by PR firm Publicize. Techli is an online media publication that delivers innovation news and in-depth editorial on the technology, businesses and ideas that are changing the way people live, work, and play.
buyer: Publicize, Inc.
Publicize is a PR solution for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. They are a startup aiming to disrupt the PR industry with a flexible, cost-effective model that scales for entrepreneurs. They provide the very best PR services, quickly, effectively, and efficiently on a month to month basis. "
target: Techli
Techli is an online media publication that aims to be the source for news on entrepreneurship & innovation in the Midwest. Techli delivers innovation news and in-depth editorial on the technology, businesses and ideas that are changing the way people live, work, and play.
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closed 4/26/2016 via Company Press Release

VNR Verlag, acquired Agora Business Publications LLP.

synopsis: VNR Verlag, a company that publishes and distributes loose-leaf periodicals, special information services, and electronic products on specialized topics, has acquired the remaining 50% of Agora Business Publications, a provider of workplace independent advice and information.
buyer: VNR Verlag
VNR Verlag für die Deutsche Wirtschaft AG publishes and distributes loose-leaf periodicals, special information services, and electronic products on specialized topics, such as communication, personnel management, investment law, social welfare issues, self-management, and marketing. "
target parent: Agora Publishing, Inc.
target: Agora Business Publications LLP.
Agora Business Publications LLP is a provider of workplace independent advice and information. They provide advice to business professionals on health and safety, employment law as well as sector specific guidance, such as social care.
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closed 5/27/2015 via Market Wire

3BL Media, LLC, acquired Ethical Performance

synopsis: 3BL Media, LLC announced the acquisition of Dunstans Publishing Limited, a UK-based leading sustainability reporting service and publishers of the Ethical Performance newsletter and website. Ethical Performance provides information on CSR and SRI for companies, investors, professional service organizations and institutions worldwide.
buyer: 3BL Media, LLC
3BL Media is a corporate communications platform exclusively for the distribution of corporate social responsibility and sustainability news and content. The company works with corporations and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets through social, traditional and new media channels. "
target: Ethical Performance
Ethical Performance was formed to provide news and analysis on issues and trends in corporate social responsibility. Ethical Performance now provides information on CSR and SRI for companies, investors, professional service organizations and institutions worldwide.
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announced 3/8/2015 via BusinessWire

News Corporation, will acquire VCCircle

synopsis: News Corp announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the VCCircle Network, which includes VCCircle.com, Techcircle.in, VCCEdge, VCCircle Training. VCCircle.com is a pioneer in private equity, venture capital, and M&A related information and analysis of the Indian investment ecosystem.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$8,720.00)
News Corporation is a diversified media and information services company with operations in several industry segments: news and information services, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education, and sports programming and pay-TV distribution. "
target: VCCircle
The VCCircle Network, founded in 2005, is owned by New Delhi-headquartered Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt Ltd, a leading online financial data and information services group. The group's products include VCCircle.com, Techcircle.in, and financial data platform VCCEdge. VCCircle.
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$61.35
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Uzabase
Uzabase
UZABASE, Inc. provides industry and corporate information database services primarily in Japan. The company operates SPEEDA, an information platform, which offers comprehensive company and industry analysis for business professionals. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$45.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.19
EBIT ($mm)
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241
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Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
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year
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$7.00
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Aspermont Ltd.
Aspermont Ltd.
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$9.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.30)
EBIT ($mm)
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Livesense Inc.
Livesense Inc.
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rev ($mm)
$59.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1.83
Net Income ($mm)
$3.19
Employees
299
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Infas Holding AG
Infas Holding Aktiengesellschaft is a German holding company engaged in the advertising and marketing sectors. The Company divides its activities into the two business segments: Marketing and Social Research, and Photographic news agency.
year
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rev ($mm)
$34.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.36
EBIT ($mm)
$4.12
Net Income ($mm)
$2.62
Employees
168
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Shutterstock, Inc.
Shutterstock, Inc.
Shutterstock, a global technology company, has created the largest and most vibrant two-sided marketplace for creative professionals to license content - including images, videos and music - as well as innovative tools that power the creative process.
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rev ($mm)
$719.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$143.81
EBIT ($mm)
$130.88
Net Income ($mm)
$107.43
Employees
967
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En-Japan
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year
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rev ($mm)
$506.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$105.06
EBIT ($mm)
$87.96
Net Income ($mm)
$55.17
Employees
3547
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Lifull Co., Ltd.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$369.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.80
EBIT ($mm)
$45.82
Net Income ($mm)
$27.51
Employees
1297
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JAC Recruitment
JAC Recruitment
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2019
rev ($mm)
$220.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.07
EBIT ($mm)
$55.53
Net Income ($mm)
$39.70
Employees
1467
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Fiverr
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2020
rev ($mm)
$163.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.76)
Net Income ($mm)
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ZiGExN Co., Ltd.
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2019
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$122.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.71
EBIT ($mm)
$38.27
Net Income ($mm)
$26.41
Employees
398
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Freelancer Ltd
Freelancer Ltd
Freelancer.com is the world's largest freelancing, outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users and projects. Through their marketplace, employers can hire freelancers to do work in areas such as software development, writing, data entry and more.
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2018
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$35.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.49)
Net Income ($mm)
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390
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Recruiter.com
Recruiter.com
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2021
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$11.88
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.84)
Net Income ($mm)
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270
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ApplyDirect Limited
ApplyDirect Limited
ApplyDirect (AD1 Holdings), founded in 2008, describes itself as a provider of customer branded recruitment marketing platforms and related digital services. The company’s job search tool collects and catalogues thousands of jobs, directly from each employer’s website, onto its own website.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.52)
Net Income ($mm)
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0
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Ticker: ASX:NVO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nvoi
Nvoi
Nvoi is Australia’s only open market workforce-as-a-service platform that directly connects employers and skilled professionals. Nvoi gives employers a way to quickly fill vacancies with qualified, verified and rated professionals at a fraction of the time, cost and hassle of existing processes.
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2019
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$0.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.78)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.79)
Net Income ($mm)
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0
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