Like Wellesley Information Services

closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jaz’d Advisors, acquired Wellesley Information Services

synopsis: Wellesley Information Services (WIS), a leading marketing services and events company focused on enterprise software technologies, including the largest independent site of global SAP users, announced that JAZ’D! Advisors Investment Corporation has acquired 100% of the company.
buyer: Jaz’d Advisors
JAZ’D! is a strategic investment and operating company with significant funding from a portfolio of leading technology and investor industry veteran members. JAZ’D! acquires leading companies focused on the technology user community, research, content, and digital marketing services spaces. "
target parent: UCG
target: Wellesley Information Services
Wellesley Information Services has a 20-year history of delivering top-quality content that helps individuals and teams strengthen their skills and make the right decisions for their organizations. WIS specializes in SAP users and SAP solutions serving a global audience.
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closed 9/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Amadeus FiRe AG, acquired Gesellschaft für Network Training

synopsis: Amadeus FiRe, a Frankfurt, Germany-based staffing provider, has acquired Gesellschaft für Network Training (GFN), a German provider of IT training services. GFN offers IT training, certification, retraining, and further education services to corporate customers and job seekers. The company operates 32 training centers across Germany.
buyer: Amadeus FiRe AG (XTRA:AAD:$307.61)
Amadeus FiRe is a specialised personnel service provider in Germany. Amadeus FiRe offers specialist temporary staffing, permanent placement and interim management services. They provide professionals and executives in the fields of accounting, office, banking and IT. "
target: Gesellschaft für Network Training
Gesellschaft für Network Training (GFN) is a German provider of IT training services. GFN offers IT training, certification, retraining, and further education services to corporate customers and job seekers. The company operates 32 training centers across Germany.
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$7.14
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closed 3/18/2020 via PR Newswire

Learnit, acquired AcademyX, Inc.

synopsis: Learnit, a leader in instructor-led workshops and corporate training, has acquired AcademyX, a provider of computer training services. AcademyX provides instructor-led computer training at its branches across California and online. They offer classes and workshops for MS Office, Adobe, web technologies, programming languages, and servers.
buyer: Learnit
Learnit is a leader in instructor-led workshops and corporate training. Learnit provides live, hands-on, instructor led training for Microsoft Office, design, web design & desktop applications, IT & technical development, project management, and business & leadership. "
target: AcademyX, Inc.
AcademyX is a provider of computer training services. AcademyX provides instructor-led computer training at its branches across California and online. They offer classes and workshops for MS Office, Adobe web and graphic design apps, web technologies, programming languages, and servers.
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closed 3/4/2020 via Company Press Release

Le Pont, acquired Micropole Learning Solutions

synopsis: Le Pont, a Parisian digital education provider, has acquired Micropole Learning Solutions (MLS), a digital training company and subsidiary of Micropole. Headquartered in France, MLS offers over 350 online courses allowing clients to gain skills in subjects such as Big Data, Data Science, Business Intelligence, and more.
buyer: Le Pont
Paris-based Le Pont is a digital education provider. The company's education model is a network of schools specializing in digital education that shares the same vision and relies on a common learning and development platform within an ecosystem of start-ups, companies, and institutions. "
target parent: Micropole
target: Micropole Learning Solutions
France-based Micropole Learning Solutions (MLS) advises, designs, and deploys complete training systems for digital learning. MLS offers over 350 online courses allowing clients to gain skills in subjects such as Big Data, Data Science, Business Intelligence, and more.
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announced 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Crucial Academy, will acquire Crucial Academy

synopsis: Crucial Academy Limited, previously owned by Paul Careless, the director of London Capital & Finance‘s marketing agent Surge Financial, is to be sold to its chief executive, former Royal Marine Neil Williams. Crucial Group specialises in recruitment and training services for the advanced technology markets.
buyer: Crucial Academy
Crucial Group specialises in recruitment and training services for the advanced technology markets. Crucial Group offers accredited courses across multiple disciplines in their state-of-the-art training academy space. They specialize in cyber security, space & satellite, aerospace and more. "
target parent: Surge Financial Group, Inc.
target: Crucial Academy
Crucial Group specialises in recruitment and training services for the advanced technology markets. Crucial Group offers accredited courses across multiple disciplines in their state-of-the-art training academy space. They specialize in cyber security, space & satellite, aerospace and more.
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closed 6/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Back2Work, acquired Just IT Training

synopsis: Back2Work Group, the leading, national adult learning and pre-employment training provider, has acquired Just IT Training, a provider of IT and digital apprenticeships and skills ‘boot camps’, based in London.
buyer parent: Palatine Private Equity
buyer: Back2Work
Back2Work Group is the leading, national adult learning and pre-employment training provider in the UK. They specialize in delivering intensive training courses to help the long-term unemployed return to work, retrain or reskill. "
target: Just IT Training
Just IT Training is a provider of IT and digital apprenticeships and skills ‘boot camps’, based in London. They work with clients such as Sainsbury’s, National Rail, Google and public sector organizations, such as the NHS and Bank of England.
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closed 9/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Veranda Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd, acquired edureka!

synopsis: The Kalpathi AGS Group-owned Veranda Learning Solutions has acquired edtech India-based Edureka, a live-instructor-led online solutions provider for the IT industry. Founded in 2011 by Lovleen Bhatia, Kapil Tyagi and Vineet Chaturvedi, Edureka is best known for pioneering live online classes based upskilling programmes for working professionals. 
buyer parent: Kalpathi Investments
buyer: Veranda Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd (NSEI:VERANDA:$0.33)
Veranda Learning is a digital learning company based in India, offering a multitude of career-defining courses. All these courses are offered through Veranda Race Learning Solutions Private Limited and Veranda CA Learning Solutions Private Limited which are 100% subsidiary companies. "
target: edureka!
India-based Edureka! is a live-instructor-led online solutions provider for the IT industry. Founded in 2011 by Lovleen Bhatia, Kapil Tyagi and Vineet Chaturvedi, Edureka! is best known for pioneering live online classes based upskilling programmes for working professionals.
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$33
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announced 9/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

BTS Group AB, will acquire Netmind

synopsis: BTS GROUP AB, a leading global strategy implementation firm, has agreed to acquire Netmind SL. based in Barcelona, Spain. Netmind was founded in 1987 with a mission to empower IT teams to drive the digital strategy of their organizations.
buyer: BTS Group AB (OM:BTS B:$189.65)
BTS is a leading global strategy implementation firm headquartered in Stockholm. BTS focuses on the people side of strategy, working with leaders at all levels to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions, and deliver results. "
target: Netmind
For more than 30 years, Netmind has a been focused on training and promoting digital business through IT people. Services include IT management training, IT talent empowerment, IT culture transformation and IT agility and improvement.
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closed 11/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Avagmah, acquired AcadGild

synopsis: AEON Learning, the edtech company that offers technology to universities for their courses through its platform Avagmah, has acquired Acadgild, an online edtech startup that offers high-end tech skills to mid-career IT professionals. Acadgild offers programs on leading edge technology skills with hands-on mentorship from industry experts.
buyer: Avagmah
Avagmah is the fastest growing online education technology service provider in India. They help Universities, institutions and distance education providers make higher education more inclusive by reaching out to a broader audience. "
target: AcadGild
AcadGild offers working professionals a platform to develop ready to deploy skills in new age areas like programming, design and analytics They provide a unique hybrid education model that brings together the intensity and rigour of the classroom with the convenience of technology.
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announced 12/23/2015 via Company Press Release

NTT Data, Inc., will acquire Wizardsgroup

synopsis: NTT DATA Corporation, through its subsidiary NTT DATA Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., reached an agreement to obtain 100% of outstanding shares in Wizardsgroup, Inc. Wizardsgroup has built up its strength particularly in high value IT consulting and learning solutions for Oracle and Microsoft technologies mainly in Philippine market.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT Data, Inc. (TSE:9613:$2,508,470.00)
NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner headquartered in Tokyo. Their emphasis is on long-term commitment, combining global reach with local intimacy to provide premier professional services varying from consulting and systems development to outsourcing. "
target: Wizardsgroup
Wizardsgroup is a leading Information Technology Organization that provides world-class solutions and services to enable their customers achieve their business objectives. They have been the partner of choice of over 1,000 customers in the delivery of business, learning and outsourcing solutions.
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closed 1/12/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

ctc TrainCanada, acquired CTE Solutions

synopsis: ctc TrainCanada, a Canadian leader in corporate training since 1989, announced the acquisition of CTE Solutions, an accomplished provider of technical, management, and business skills training for IT Pros.
buyer: ctc TrainCanada
ctc TrainCanada is Canada's leading provider of corporate training and a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner. They are a privately owned Canadian organization bringing 25 years of training and development experience to the market. "
target: CTE Solutions
CTE Solutions provides Technical, Management and Business Skills training for Corporate IT Professionals. Instructor-Led delivery in comprehensive public, virtual live classroom, or onsite and customized to the customer's environment.
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closed 10/8/2014 via PR Web

360training.com, acquired QuickStart Intelligence, Inc.

synopsis: 360training.com has completed a strategic acquisition of QuickStart Intelligence. As a four-time winner of the Microsoft Partner of the Year award, the Irvine, California-based QuickStart Intelligence is the leading provider of information technology and software training solutions delivered both online and in the classroom.
buyer: 360training.com
360training.com is a leading online and classroom-delivered eLearning marketplace. They deliver best in class training content for workforce compliance, continuing education, professional development, and career certification, as well as learning and content management software. "
target: QuickStart Intelligence, Inc.
QuickStart Intelligence, headquartered in Irvine, CA, is a leading provider of Microsoft Windows Training and IT training solutions with locations throughout California. They deliver solutions both online and in the classroom.
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closed 8/6/2013 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired TrainSignal

synopsis: Developer training platform Pluralsight announced that it has acquired Chicago-based TrainSignal, the leading online training resource for serious IT professionals. Pluralsight has become a hub for software developers and IT professionals and a one-stop shop for CTOs and CIOs looking for professional, high-quality, online training.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$391.87)
Pluralsight was founded in 2004 as a classroom training company. They shifted to an online training experience, which allowed them to offer high-quality training at a low price point. They offer year-round education, with more insight, at a relaxed pace, at the exact time it is needed. "
target: TrainSignal
TrainSignal is a Chicago-based company that makes award-winning computer training for IT professionals. TrainSignal work hard every day to produce premium quality computer training designed to give IT pros in-depth knowledge, build hands-on skills and promote career advancement.
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$24
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closed 5/11/2006 via

The Suggestion Box, Inc., merged with DA Consulting Group

synopsis: DA Consulting Group Inc. has agreed to acquire The Suggestion Box Inc. (SBOX) dba TheAnonymousEmail.com, in an all stock transaction. DACGQ has undergone a 1 for 20 reverse split prior to the acquisition, although not yet reflected in the current trading price. Shareholders of SBOX will end up with control of the company.
buyer: The Suggestion Box, Inc.
The Suggestion Box Inc. dba TheAnonymousEmail.com is a Web site dedicated to allowing e-mails to be sent untraceable and anonymously. Revenues are attained by subscriptions and by businesses looking for a method to discourage theft on the premises. "
target: DA Consulting Group
DACG is a global consulting company based in Houston, Texas, USA. A leader in specialized employee education since 1984, we employ 800 people, and have offices around the world.
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closed 9/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

The Glimpse Group, acquired XR Terra

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, a diversified VR and AR platform company, has acquired the assets of XR Terra, a Boston based company. XR Terra was founded in response to the growing need for a structured, outcome-focused training program to educate aspiring XR (VR, AR) professionals including software developers, 3D artists and executives.
buyer: The Glimpse Group (VRAR:$3.42)
The Glimpse Group is a diversified Virtual and Augmented Reality platform company, comprised of multiple VR and AR software & services companies, and designed with the specific purpose of cultivating companies in the emerging VR/AR industry. "
target: XR Terra
XR Terra was founded in 2019 in response to the growing need for a structured, outcome-focused training program to educate aspiring XR (VR, AR) professionals including software developers, 3D artists and executives.
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closed 6/9/2021 via BNC Analysis

Masai School, acquired Design Shift Academy

synopsis: Education startup Masai School, which offers online courses in web and mobile app development, has acquired Design Shift Academy, an institute that provides guidance on user interface and user experience design. Both schools are based in India.
buyer: Masai School
Masai School is an education startup which offers online courses in web and mobile app development. They are based in India. "
target: Design Shift Academy
Design Shift Academy is a UI/UX design agency, specializing in User Research, User Experience Design (UX), User Interface Design (UI) and Mobile & Front end development.
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closed 10/14/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Pluralsight, acquired DevelopIntelligence

synopsis: Pluralsight, Inc., the technology workforce development company, has acquired DevelopIntelligence, a Louisville, Colorado based provider of strategic skills consulting and virtual instructor-led training for IT, software development, and engineering teams at many of the world’s most influential enterprise companies.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$391.87)
Pluralsight is the leading technology workforce development company that helps companies and teams build better products by developing critical skills, improving processes, and gaining insights through data, and providing strategic skills consulting. "
target: DevelopIntelligence
DevelopIntelligence designs, delivers, and manages world-class technical learning programs for software development and engineering organizations looking to attract, retain, and grow top technical talent.
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announced 10/14/2020 via PR Newswire

SkillSoft Limited, will acquire Global Knowledge, Inc.

synopsis: Skillsoft, the global leader in corporate learning will acquire Global Knowledge. Global Knowledge is the world's leading technology skills training provider, supporting major enterprises and tech professionals with innovative and flexible learning solutions.
buyer: SkillSoft Limited (SKIL:$0.00)
Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning, providing the most engaging learner experience and high-quality content. Their mission is to build beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for today's modern enterprise. "
target parent: Rhone Group
target: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge is the world's leading technology skills training provider, supporting major enterprises and tech professionals with innovative and flexible learning solutions, Anytime, Anyplace, and Anyhow.
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$233
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announced 4/8/2019 via PR Newswire

2U, Inc., will acquire Trilogy Education Services

synopsis: 2U, Inc., a leader in education technology, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Trilogy Education, a workforce accelerator that prepares adult learners for high-growth careers in the digital economy.
buyer: 2U, Inc. (TWOU:$831.53)
2U partners with great colleges and universities to build the world's best digital education. Their platform provides a comprehensive fusion of technology, services and data architecture to transform high-quality and rigorous campus-based universities into the best digital versions of themselves. "
target: Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world's leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Trilogy's intensive, skills-based training programs bridge regional talent gaps in coding, data analytics, UX/UI, and cybersecurity.
price ($mm)
$750
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$97
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closed 12/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

QA Ltd., acquired InfoSec Skills

synopsis: Tech training provider QA has acquired information security training company InfoSec Skills. InfoSec Skills is a worldwide information security training and education company. Their faculty of subject matter experts is instrumental in authoring their accredited training courses that meet the needs of today’s information security professional.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: QA Ltd.
Slough, UK-based QA provides learners with security accreditations in EC Council, ISACA, ISC(2), PECB, IAPP and CompTIA, compliance and defence training. "
target: InfoSec Skills
InfoSec Skills is a worldwide information security training and education company. Their faculty of subject matter experts is instrumental in authoring their accredited training courses that meet the needs of today’s information security professional.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jaz’d Advisors, acquired Wellesley Information Services

synopsis: Wellesley Information Services (WIS), a leading marketing services and events company focused on enterprise software technologies, including the largest independent site of global SAP users, announced that JAZ’D! Advisors Investment Corporation has acquired 100% of the company.
buyer: Jaz’d Advisors
JAZ’D! is a strategic investment and operating company with significant funding from a portfolio of leading technology and investor industry veteran members. JAZ’D! acquires leading companies focused on the technology user community, research, content, and digital marketing services spaces. "
target parent: UCG
target: Wellesley Information Services
Wellesley Information Services has a 20-year history of delivering top-quality content that helps individuals and teams strengthen their skills and make the right decisions for their organizations. WIS specializes in SAP users and SAP solutions serving a global audience.
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closed 8/2/2011 via BusinessWire

Wellesley Information Services, acquired Carson Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Wellesley Information Services announced the acquisition of Carson Systems Ltd, a UK-based producer of industry-leading events for Web developers, designers, and entrepreneurs. Carson Systems’ events include the well-known Future of Web Applications (FOWA), Future of Web Design (FOWD), and Future of Mobility (FOM) series.
buyer parent: UCG
buyer: Wellesley Information Services
Wellesley Information Services (WIS) is the premier independent provider of SAP and IBM training and education. WIS products feature award-winning content that is relevant, practical, and unique, and is consumed by business and IT professionals all over the world and in every industry. "
target: Carson Systems Ltd.
Carson Systems Ltd produces world-class events for web professionals and entrepreneurs. Its Future of Web Applications (FOWA), Future of Web Design (FOWD), and Future of Mobility (FOM) series of events are annual gatherings of thought leaders, cutting-edge technologists, and investors.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jaz’d Advisors, acquired Wellesley Information Services

synopsis: Wellesley Information Services (WIS), a leading marketing services and events company focused on enterprise software technologies, including the largest independent site of global SAP users, announced that JAZ’D! Advisors Investment Corporation has acquired 100% of the company.
buyer: Jaz’d Advisors
JAZ’D! is a strategic investment and operating company with significant funding from a portfolio of leading technology and investor industry veteran members. JAZ’D! acquires leading companies focused on the technology user community, research, content, and digital marketing services spaces. "
target parent: UCG
target: Wellesley Information Services
Wellesley Information Services has a 20-year history of delivering top-quality content that helps individuals and teams strengthen their skills and make the right decisions for their organizations. WIS specializes in SAP users and SAP solutions serving a global audience.
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closed 11/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Sia Partners, acquired Caiman Consulting

synopsis: Sia Partners, a leading international independent management and AI consulting firm, announced the acquisition of Caiman Consulting, a management consulting firm focused on the tech Industry. Caiman Consulting was founded in 2004 and is based in Seattle and San Francisco.
buyer: Sia Partners
Sia Partners is a unique management consulting firm and a pioneer of consulting. Through unparalleled industry expertise, they deliver superior value and tangible results for their clients. Sia Partners is run by an international management team and organized as a partnership. "
target: Caiman Consulting
Caiman Consulting is a management consulting firm focused on the tech Industry. Caiman Consulting was founded in 2004 and is based in Seattle and San Francisco.
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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.
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announced 6/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Chipworks will be merged with TechInsights,

synopsis: TechInsights and Chipworks announce the combination of their businesses creating a global leader in advanced technology intelligence and technology founded patent advisory services. For over 20 years, Chipworks has been a trusted patent and technology partner to the world's largest and most successful companies.
buyer parent: Electra Partners LLP
buyer: TechInsights
TechInsights is the global leader in delivering Intellectual Property (IP) consulting, patent brokerage and technical analysis. Its patent professionals help technology companies strategically align their patent portfolios with business objectives to maximize growth. "
target: Chipworks
Chipworks has been a trusted patent and technology partner to the world’s largest and most successful companies for over 20 years. Business leaders rely on Chipworks to identify and fully leverage their most valuable patents.
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closed 2/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Connectwise, Inc., acquired Service Leadership, Inc.

synopsis: ConnectWise, the leading provider of software and expert services purpose-built for technology solution providers (TSPs), announced it has acquired Service Leadership, Inc., the premier, data-driven TSP consulting firm.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Connectwise, Inc.
ConnectWise is a software company that fuels Technology Solution Provider (TSP) growth. Featuring the most extensive set of elegantly integrated functions, ConnectWise automates the full lifecycle of technology service delivery, from sales and service to project tracking and back-office functions. "
target: Service Leadership, Inc.
Service Leadership, Inc. is the premier, data-driven TSP consulting firm. Service Leadership Index® (S-L Index™) is the largest scale, longest running and most accurate benchmark of TSP financial performance, operational maturity and value creation, worldwide.
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announced 5/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Blarney Ventures, will acquire SalesWorks

synopsis: Blarney Ventures (BV), a Boston, Massachusetts-based investment holding company with a focus on outsourcing, has reached an agreement to acquire SalesWorks, a training and consulting firm purely focused on sales team development for B2B software and software-enabled companies.
buyer: Blarney Ventures
Blarney Ventures is an investment holding company focused on delivering sales and marketing excellence to private and public companies across the globe. They have the experience and expertise necessary to elevate your business and brand to where you have always envisioned it to be. "
target: SalesWorks
SalesWorks is a training and consulting firm purely focused on sales team development for B2B software and software-enabled companies. SalesWorks helps organizations maximize every element necessary to achieve their sales objectives.
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announced 12/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Winning by Design, will acquire Science to Sales

synopsis: Winning by Design, the premier SaaS sales strategy consulting and coaching firm, will acquire Science to Sales, based in Vancouver, BC. They partner with businesses to deliver strong sales and marketing plans, and then provide a team to execute on those plans in order to generate the rapid revenue growth required to attract additional investment.
buyer: Winning by Design
Winning by Design is the premier provider of strategy consulting and coaching programs for SaaS sales and high-velocity sales organizations. Winning By Design has over 150 SaaS sales clients. "
target: Science to Sales
Science to Sales partners with business leaders to deliver strong sales and marketing plans, and then provides a team to execute on those plans in order to generate the rapid revenue growth required to attract additional investment. They are based in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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closed 8/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Rally Software, acquired Agile Advantage, Inc.

synopsis: Rally®, a leader in the management of Agile software development, has acquired Agile Advantage, a product and services company that helps organizations maximize the financial return of Agile software development projects. The acquisition adds integrated schedule and cost measurement to Rally Portfolio Manager.
buyer: Rally Software (RALY:$92.52)
Rally Software is a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for managing Agile software development. Rally's enterprise-class platform transforms the way organizations manage the software development lifecycle. "
target: Agile Advantage, Inc.
Agile Advantage, Inc. offers software products and consulting services that help companies increase value from their software development budget. Agile Advantage bridges the gap between Agile software development methods and more traditional business planning processes.
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$0.42
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closed 6/9/2008 via BusinessWire

INX, Inc., acquired AccessFlow, Inc.

synopsis: INX, Inc. has acquired the operations of AccessFlow, Inc., a focused, expert consulting organization focused on delivering VMware-based virtualization solutions. AccessFlow is an award winning VMware Premier & Gold Certified VAC Partner and is one of the first VMware partners experienced in VMware’s new Site Recovery Manager product.
buyer: INX, Inc. (INXI:$259.16)
INX Inc. is a leading U.S. provider of IP communications and data center solutions for enterprise organizations. The company offers a suite of advanced technology solutions focused around the entire life-cycle of enterprise IP network communications and data center infrastructure. "
target: AccessFlow, Inc.
AccessFlow, Inc. is singularly focused on designing and deploying enterprise virtualization. This enables an exceptional expertise in the successful deployment of virtual infrastructure solutions that is both intricate and comprehensive.
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closed 7/31/2007 via BusinessWire

Digital Trends, acquired Embassy Multimedia Consultants

synopsis: Digital Trends the leading online destination for consumer electronics and technology news, reviews and insights, has acquired premiere videogame industry consulting firm Embassy Multimedia Consultants.
buyer: Digital Trends
With 40 million visitors each month, DigitalTrends.com is the first stop for everyday readers, working professionals and gadget enthusiasts looking to make sense of how consumer electronics, games, home theater components and other tech-related products fit into their everyday lives. "
target: Embassy Multimedia Consultants
Embassy Multimedia Consultants, Inc. is the multi-billion-dollar videogame industry’s leading provider of hands-on real-world global consulting solutions. Clients include Electronic Arts, MTV, America Online, Microsoft, Sony, NVIDIA, Disney, Delta and The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.
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announced 12/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Winning by Design, will acquire Godfrey Group

synopsis: Winning by Design, the premier Software as a Service (SaaS) sales strategy consulting and coaching firm, announced it has agreed to acquire The Godfrey Group. Specializing in business development and customer success, The Godfrey Group has experience scaling companies from 5-500+ people.
buyer: Winning by Design
Winning by Design is the premier provider of strategy consulting and coaching programs for SaaS sales and high-velocity sales organizations. Winning By Design has over 150 SaaS sales clients. "
target: Godfrey Group
Specializing in business development and customer success, The Godfrey Group has experience scaling companies from 5-500+ people. They know that to achieve this level of growth businesses must have a solid sales, customer growth, and customer retention process & strategy.
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closed 7/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Pluralsight, acquired HackHands, Inc.

synopsis: Pluralsight, the global leader in online learning for professional software developers, IT specialists and creative technologists, has acquired HackHands, a company that offers live programming support, available 24/7.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$391.87)
Pluralsight is the leader in online learning for professional software developers, IT specialists and creative technologists. As the world’s largest curated professional development platform for professionals, the company offers instant access to more than 3,700 courses authored by top experts. "
target: HackHands, Inc.
HackHands is the SOS button for live programming support, available 24/7. HackHands instantly connects developers with a network of expert programmers at the click of a button so developers can progress their code. Never get stuck, learn more and keep coding.
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closed 3/23/2022 via PR Newswire

SupportNinja, acquired Bolton Remote

synopsis: SupportNinja, a leading Dallas-based business process outsourcing company, has announced the acquisition of Bolton Remote, a specialist provider of customer success, technical support and product operations solutions.
buyer: SupportNinja
SupportNinja is a leading Dallas-based business process outsourcing company. SupportNinja focuses on what matters most—providing the best experience for employees, clients and client customers. "
target: Bolton Remote
Bolton Remote is a leading provider of specialized outsourcing services designed for high-growth, venture-backed and private equity owned technology companies.
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closed 3/9/2022 via PR Newswire

Kelly Outsourcing & Consulting Group, acquired RocketPower

synopsis: Kelly announced that it has acquired RocketPower, a leading provider of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and other outsourced talent solutions. RocketPower will continue to operate under its own brand with its current leadership team and staff as part of KellyOCG, the outsourcing and consulting business of Kelly.
buyer parent: Kelly Services, Inc.
buyer: Kelly Outsourcing & Consulting Group
KellyOCG is the outsourcing and consulting business of Kelly. KellyOCG connects companies with the talented people they need to fuel and grow their business through their leading workforce solutions including Managed Service Provider (MSP) and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO). "
target: RocketPower
Based in San Francisco, RocketPower provides talent solutions to rapidly scaling technology companies that are disrupting industries and literally changing the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/4/2020 via Company Press Release

24-7 INtouch, acquired Knoah Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: 24-7 Intouch announced that it has acquired Knoah Solutions, a Global BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) and Contact Center provider. Since 2001, Knoah Solutions has been providing customer experience management solutions to technology, market intelligence, and e-commerce clients.
buyer: 24-7 INtouch
24-7 Intouch is a global customer care and technology company that provides value-driven, future-forward solutions. For over 20 years, they have been the people and technology behind the world’s biggest brands, empowering human potential through their artificial intelligence division, Laivly. "
target: Knoah Solutions, Inc.
Knoah Solutions is a Global BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) and Contact Center provider. Since 2001, Knoah Solutions has been providing customer experience management solutions to technology, market intelligence, and e-commerce clients.
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closed 4/9/2015 via BusinessWire

Harman International Industries Inc, acquired Symphony Teleca

synopsis: HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, the premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group, announced it has acquired Symphony Teleca, a privately-held global software services company. Symphony Teleca provides software engineering and integration services.
buyer: Harman International Industries Inc (HAR:$6,545.87)
HARMAN designs, manufactures and markets premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Symphony Teleca
Symphony Teleca is a new age technology services company, helping customers innovate at the convergence of smart devices, software, cloud and data. Symphony Teleca’s engineering competencies help customers accelerate time to market.
price ($mm)
$548
rev ($mm)
$370
EBITDA ($mm)
$60
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
13.0x
closed 2/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Daisy Group plc, acquired The Net Crowd Limited

synopsis: Daisy Group plc, a leading provider of business communications, announced that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of The Net Crowd Limited. NetCrowd is an IT data specialist that provides 'white label' professional services, maintenance and installations to the UK channel.
buyer: Daisy Group plc (LSE:DAY:$533.62)
Daisy Group plc is a leading provider of unified communications to businesses. The Group provides unified communications across a product portfolio including data, mobile, systems, maintenance and voice, offering an end to end solution for all business communications needs. "
target: The Net Crowd Limited
The Net Crowd Limited is 100% channel-only, They are an innovative multi-vendor support and professional services organisation that has developed a range of technical and professional services aligned to current IT market and economic demands.
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closed 12/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Waste Creative

synopsis: Keywords Studios has acquired UK-based marketing agency Waste Creative. Based in London, Waste Creative provides services including community management for mobile game studios including Supercell, Nintendo, and Riot Games. They also offer services in design, strategy, and SEO.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$512.20)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: Waste Creative
Based in London, Waste Creative provides services including community management for mobile game studios including Supercell, Nintendo, and Riot Games. They also offer services in design, strategy, and SEO.
price ($mm)
$2.92
rev ($mm)
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closed 7/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Snowed In Studios Inc.

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international creative and technical services provider to the global video games industry, announces that it has acquired Snowed In Studios Inc. Founded in 2010 and based in Ottawa, Canada, Snowed In offers engineering and co-development services to the video-games industry.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$512.20)
Based in Ireland, Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the video games industry. They provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms in more than 20 countries. "
target: Snowed In Studios Inc.
Founded in 2010 and based in Ottawa, Canada, Snowed In offers engineering and co-development services to the video-games industry and has a strong global reputation and well-established relationships with clients such as Ubisoft and Bethesda.
price ($mm)
$3.07
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
5.1x
closed 6/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Blindlight

synopsis: Keywords Studios, an Irish international technical services provider for the video game industry, acquired video game production services provider Blindlight. California based Blindlight works on behalf of game publishers and developers in managing the production processes for the parts of games that benefit from Hollywood production resources.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$512.20)
Based in Ireland, Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the video games industry. They provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms in more than 20 countries. "
target: Blindlight
Blindlight works for game publishers and developers in managing the entire production processes for the parts of games that benefit from Hollywood production resources. Their services include voice-over production, celebrity management, game writing, music, sound design and motion capture.
price ($mm)
$5.20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
10.0x
closed 12/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Macro Games S.A., acquired Rolling Games

synopsis: Macro Games, a Polish company that creates MMORPG games and operates gaming websites such as CSCenter.pl and MyCraft.pl, has acquired Rolling Games, a game development company in Ukraine. Rolling Games' main specialization is outsourcing game production for mobile platforms. They have worked with publishers such as Atari, Vasco Games, and EA.
buyer: Macro Games S.A. (WSE:MGS:$1.24)
Macro Games S.A. is a Polish company that operates CSCenter.pl and MyCraft.pl, gaming websites that provide the latest news, videos and live streams for the games Counter-Strike and Minecraft. The company produces games as well, mainly in the MMORPG genre using a free-to-play business model. "
target: Rolling Games
Rolling Games is a game development company in Ukraine. The company has produced their own games, ported games, and provided outsourcing services for the video games industry. Their main specialization is outsourcing game production for mobile platforms.
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