Like ZuluDesk B.V.

closed 2/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired ZuluDesk B.V.

synopsis: Jamf, the world leader in macOS and iOS management, has acquired ZuluDesk, a Dutch provider of powerful, cost effective Mobile Device Management systems for the modern digital classroom. ZuluDesk enables teachers to manage all Apple devices in their classroom, resulting in less distractions during class.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Since 2002, Jamf has been focused on helping organizations succeed with Apple. Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education and government organizations via its Jamf Pro and Jamf Now solutions. "
target: ZuluDesk B.V.
ZuluDesk is a Dutch provider of powerful, cost effective Mobile Device Management systems for the modern digital classroom. ZuluDesk enables teachers to manage all Apple devices in their classroom, resulting in less distractions during class.
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closed 3/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Securly, Inc., acquired TechPilot Labs

synopsis: Securly, a company that designs and develops cloud based filtering solutions for schools, has acquired TechPilot Labs, a software development company producing mobile device management solutions with a heavy focus in the K-12 education space.
buyer: Securly, Inc.
Securly, Inc. designs and develops cloud based filtering solutions for schools. It offers In-School Filtering and Take-Home Filtering solutions for students with secure access to learning tools, such as YouTube, Google, and Wikipedia in the classroom. "
target: TechPilot Labs
TechPilot Labs is a software development company producing mobile device management solutions with a heavy focus in the K-12 education space. TechPilot products are used to manage Apple platforms as well as Chrome.
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announced 3/17/2021 via BusinessWire

Golden Gate Capital, will acquire Securly, Inc.

synopsis: Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity investment firm, will acquire Securly, the Silicon Valley-based student safety pioneers. Securly is an end-to-end student safety and device management platform serving more than 10 million students globally across 2,500 K-12 school districts.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm with over $17 billion of committed capital. The principals of Golden Gate Capital have a long and successful history of investing across a wide range of industries and transaction types. "
target: Securly, Inc.
Securly is the end-to-end student safety and device management platform for K–12. Securly’s unified solutions address the student digital experience from all angles, with industry-leading AI and cloud-based technologies.
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closed 6/17/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Frontline Education, acquired Hayes Software Systems

synopsis: Frontline Education, a leading provider of K-12 school administration software, has acquired Hayes Software Systems from Transition Capital Partners. Hayes Software Systems provides solutions for asset management and inventory control with integrated help desk capabilities for K-12 schools.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Frontline Education
Frontline Education is the leading provider of school administration software, empowering strategic K-12 leaders with the right tools, data and insights to proactively manage human capital, business operations and special education. "
target parent: Transition Capital Partners
target: Hayes Software Systems
Based in Austin, TX, Hayes Software Systems provides SaaS solutions to empower K-12 school administrators. Schools partner with Hayes to address their asset management, inventory control and integrated help desk needs with simple, easy-to-use solutions, including TIPWeb-IT, TIPWeb-IM and GetHelp.
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closed 11/25/2020 via Company Press Release

Civica, acquired Parago Software Inc

synopsis: Civica Group, a global leader in business-critical software, has acquired Parago Software, a school management software provider in the UK. Parago offers a school IT asset and estate management system. Their software enables schools, trusts and districts to more efficiently manage their PCs, software, and all of their fixed and mobile assets.
buyer parent: Partners Group Holding AG
buyer: Civica
Civica is a UK-based specialist in business critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services for the public sector and regulated markets. Their software and services support functions range from financial management and tax & benefits processing to medical records management "
target: Parago Software Inc
Parago Software is a school management software provider in the UK. Parago offers a school IT asset and estate management system. Their software enables schools, trusts and districts to more efficiently manage their PCs, software, and all of their fixed and mobile assets.
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closed 5/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sumeru Equity Partners, acquired GoGuardian

synopsis: GoGuardian, a Los Angeles-based provider of device management and internet filtering software for Chromebooks used in K-12 schools, has raised money as part of a strategic investment from Sumeru Equity Partners. Sumeru is now a majority shareholder of the company.
buyer: Sumeru Equity Partners
Sumeru Equity Partners is a technology-focused private equity firm. The company invests in building leaders in software, technology enabled services, and hardware. SEP partners with management teams and adds value through deep sector expertise and the application of strategic and operating services."
target: GoGuardian
GoGuardian provides Chromebook management solutions that keep students safer online and make teaching easier. They provide tools for teachers to help them connect with their students, safely guide them through online content, and manage technology in the classroom.
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closed 5/24/2017 via PR Newswire

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired Results Squared Limited

synopsis: Leading UK business-critical software provider, IRIS Software Group, is announcing it has acquired Results Squared. Results Squared offers a range of solutions including School Asset Manager, a complete asset management system using the latest cloud and mobile app technology. This is complemented with a parent engagement service.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS is one of the most trusted business critical software and services providers in the UK. Iris offers the greatest range of specialist accountancy, financial management, human resource management and payroll solutions - delivered as a choice of integrated on premise software and cloud-based apps."
target: Results Squared Limited
Results Squared offers a range of solutions including School Asset Manager, a complete asset management system using the latest cloud and mobile app technology. This is complemented with a parent engagement service, allowing schools to securely engage with parents.
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closed 2/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Transition Capital Partners, acquired Hayes Software Systems

synopsis: Transition Capital Partners (“TCP”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Hayes Software Systems (“Hayes”). Hayes is the leader in inventory control SaaS software and services for the K-12 education market, providing solutions designed to assist school districts in effectively managing their inventories.
buyer: Transition Capital Partners
Transition Capital Partners (“TCP”) is a Dallas, TX based, family office funded, private investment firm. Founded in 1993, TCP has successfully invested in over 40 lower middle market companies spanning a diverse array of industries. "
target: Hayes Software Systems
Hayes Software Systems specializes in providing industry leading solutions focused on school asset management and textbook inventory management. The results are increased efficiencies, time and cost savings, and powerful reporting.
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closed 6/26/2018 via PR Web

Education Networks of America, acquired CatchOn

synopsis: Education Networks of America (ENA), a provider of transformative technology solutions, has acquired CatchOn, a Dallas-based education technology company. CatchOn is an administrative tool that provides district technology leaders with real-time evidence about app use, implementation fidelity, cost and ROI.
buyer parent: Zelnick Media Capital
buyer: Education Networks of America
Education Networks of America (ENA) delivers transformative connectivity, communication, cloud and security services, supported by exceptional customer care, to education and library communities across the United States. "
target: CatchOn
CatchOn is an administrative tool that provides district technology leaders with real-time evidence about app use, implementation fidelity, cost and ROI. The tool collects data on every device, app, software and website activity, allowing districts to see activities on all devices at their schools.
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closed 6/10/2014 via Market Watch

Diamond Municipal Solutions, acquired Dreamstalk Studios Inc.

synopsis: Diamond Municipal Solutions, a subsidiary of StarDyne Technologies Inc. announced that it has acquired Dreamstalk Studios Inc., a provider of content management and web site software and solutions to the K-12 market.
buyer parent: StarDyne Technologies Inc.
buyer: Diamond Municipal Solutions
Diamond Municipal Solutions is a gold certified Microsoft Dynamics partner focused on providing financial and revenue management software to the public sector. They help municipalities automate key business processes through the deployment of cost effective, integrated computing solutions. "
target: Dreamstalk Studios Inc.
Dreamstalk Studios has been providing K-12 educational services since 2005. Their flagship product, Breeze for Teachers, empowers even the least computer savvy teacher on staff to quickly and easily post news, events, homework assignments, sports teams, photos, videos and more.
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announced 5/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

iFLYTEK, will acquire Beijing Lezhixing Software Co., Ltd

synopsis: Iflytek Co., Ltd. declared intent to acquire 100% stake in Beijing Lezhixing Software Co., Ltd. who is engaged in education information service, with schools and educational government agencies as customers.
buyer: iFLYTEK (SZSE:002230:$418.02)
iFLYTEK is a national key software enterprise dedicated to the research of intelligent speech and language technologies, development of software and chip products, provision of speech information services, and integration of E-government systems. "
target: Beijing Lezhixing Software Co., Ltd
Beijing Lezhixing Software Co., Ltd. designs and develops educational information software and online education public cloud platforms which include digital campus, educational cloud platform, and educational Internet of Things. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Beijing, China.
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$76
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closed 7/14/2021 via BusinessWire

finalsite, acquired SchoolPointe, Inc.

synopsis: Finalsite, a global leader in school website and digital communications tools, and majority owned by Bridge Growth Partners, announced it has acquired SchoolPointe, a leading K-12 public school website and mobile app provider. Since 2002, SchoolPointe has been providing world class website and digital communications technology solutions.
buyer parent: Bridge Growth Partners, LLC
buyer: finalsite
Finalsite is the preferred website, communications, and marketing platform of 6,000+ schools and universities in 108 countries around the world. Finalsite's products and services transform how schools engage with community members, recruit students and staff, and fundraise. "
target: SchoolPointe, Inc.
Since 2002, SchoolPointe has been providing world class website and digital communications technology solutions to K-12 public schools across the U.S. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, SchoolPointe’s mission is to empower schools through innovation.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Web

CivicPlus, acquired Virtual Towns & Schools

synopsis: CivicPlus, the nation’s leader in integrated technology for local government, has announced it has acquired Virtual Towns & Schools and its Drupal-based content management system (CMS). The addition will allow CivicPlus to offer a CivicCMS product solution that will expand its product portfolio & strengthen its ability to provide a right-sized CMS.
buyer: CivicPlus
CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help clients do more with less. Through the power of their product suites, they have partnered with over 2000 local governments, streamlining their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: Virtual Towns & Schools
Virtual Towns & Schools (VTS) offers a Drupal®-based content management system (CMS). VTS is the largest provider of government websites in the Northeast U.S., and in total, support 450+ municipal and K-12 clients in 15 States.
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closed 12/13/2016 via BusinessWire

finalsite, acquired School Website

synopsis: Finalsite, the leading website provider and communications platform for the education industry, announced that it has acquired School Website, the largest SaaS-based CMS software provider to schools in the UK. Following the acquisition of School Website, Finalsite will serve over 2,500 schools in more than 70 countries.
buyer parent: Bridge Growth Partners, LLC
buyer: finalsite
Finalsite's online learning and communications platform facilitates the distribution of digital content across school communities and in classrooms via a proprietary, SaaS-based software suite accessed through desktops and mobile devices. "
target: School Website
Founded by Daniel Clarke in 2004, School Website is the UK’s leading provider of websites to education, with a portfolio of more than 450 independent schools and 600 primary and secondary schools, as well as the UK’s leading multi-academy trusts.
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closed 7/1/2016 via Company Press Release

BigAir, acquired CyberHound Pty Ltd.

synopsis: BigAir Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of all the shares in CyberHound Pty Ltd. CyberHound provides a fully managed security solution to the business market and is the leading provider of Cybersafety and digital learning enablement services to the education sector in Australia, currently supporting more than 350 schools.
buyer: BigAir (ASX:BGL:$57.85)
The BigAir Group is an Australian public company which has quickly grown into one of Australia’s leading providers of managed services and cloud-based solutions, networking infrastructure, and fully managed campus-based networking. "
target: CyberHound Pty Ltd.
CyberHound develops learning enablement and cybersafety solutions for K-12 classrooms. With Sixth Sense Technology they provide ‘Actionable Intelligence’ to enhance visibility and insight into internet and network-based activity, capturing issues such as cyberbullying, self-harm and radicalisation.
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closed 1/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Bloomberg Vault, acquired NetBox Blue Pty Ltd

synopsis: Bloomberg announced that is has acquired the intellectual property, patents, and engineering assets of Netbox Blue, a global provider of social media risk management and compliance solutions. Netbox Blue's social media monitoring and goverance technology will enchance Bloomberg's enterprise compliance platform called Bloomberg Vault.
buyer parent: Bloomberg L.P.
buyer: Bloomberg Vault
Bloomberg Vault is a secure managed service for information governance, surveillance, data analytics and trade reconstruction across the enterprise. It leverages the scalability and reliability of Bloomberg's global infrastructure, which distributes messages and manages billion archived records. "
target: NetBox Blue Pty Ltd
Netbox Blue is a leading provider of innovative internet compliance, management and security solutions. Netbox Blue provides organisations with unique, real-time social media analysis and controls with predictive outcomes and benefits.
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closed 3/5/2013 via BusinessWire

EdModo LLC, acquired Root-1, Inc.

synopsis: Edmodo, the free and secure K-12 social learning platform, announced the acquisition of Root-1, an award-winning education technology start-up and developers of OpenMinds, a free platform that allows teachers to instantly customize education apps.
buyer parent: LearnCapital
buyer: EdModo LLC
Edmodo’s mission is to connect all learners with the people and resources they need to reach their full potential. On Edmodo, teachers are at the center of a powerful network that connects them to students, administrators, and parents. "
target: Root-1, Inc.
Root-1 is an award-winning education technology start-up and developers of OpenMinds, a free platform that allows teachers to instantly customize education apps.
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closed 12/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Education Advisory Board, acquired YouVisit

synopsis: Education firm EAB has acquired YouVisit, the leading provider of virtual tour and interactive web content for higher education. The addition of YouVisit’s technology platform, together with its expertise in immersive content creation, further enhances EAB’s ability to help colleges and universities find, engage, and enroll new students.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Education Advisory Board
The Education Advisory Board is a provider of research, technology, and consulting services to colleges and universities nationwide. Through the firm's innovative membership model, EAB partners with academic and administrative leaders at more than 1,500 institutions. "
target: YouVisit
YouVisit is the leading provider of virtual tour and interactive web content for higher education. YouVisit’s patented technology platform layers 360-degree photos and videos with other media types to create highly immersive web experiences.
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closed 4/30/2015 via Company Press Release

Ex Libris Ltd., acquired oMbiel

synopsis: Ex Libris is pleased to announce that it has acquired oMbiel, a leading UK-based SaaS Platform provider of mobile and portal solutions for higher education. campusM, oMbiel’s flagship product, enables educational institutions to deliver services and information to prospective, enrolled, and graduating students, as well as other campus audiences.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Ex Libris Ltd.
Ex Libris is a leading provider of automation solutions for academic, national, and research libraries. Offering the only comprehensive product suite for electronic, digital, and print materials, Ex Libris provides efficient, user-friendly products that serve the needs of libraries. "
target: oMbiel
oMbiel is a UK-based provider of mobile and portal solutions. campusM™, oMbiel’s flagship product, enables educational institutions to deliver services and information to prospective, enrolled, and graduating students, as well as other campus audiences, through a high-quality user experience.
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closed 9/18/2019 via PR Newswire

Facilitron, acquired Login Logix

synopsis: Facilitron, a data-driven facilities management platform and marketplace for schools and public spaces, announced the acquisition of Login Logix, a California maintenance management software company whose products include Maintenance Login, a work order management system, and Facilities Login, a facility scheduling system.
buyer: Facilitron
Facilitron is a data-driven facilities management platform and marketplace that streamlines facility scheduling and the rental request process of school and public spaces while enabling insight into real-time cost and utilization data. "
target: Login Logix
Login Logix is a California maintenance management software company whose products include Maintenance Login, a work order management system, and Facilities Login, a facility scheduling system.
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closed 2/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired ZuluDesk B.V.

synopsis: Jamf, the world leader in macOS and iOS management, has acquired ZuluDesk, a Dutch provider of powerful, cost effective Mobile Device Management systems for the modern digital classroom. ZuluDesk enables teachers to manage all Apple devices in their classroom, resulting in less distractions during class.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Since 2002, Jamf has been focused on helping organizations succeed with Apple. Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education and government organizations via its Jamf Pro and Jamf Now solutions. "
target: ZuluDesk B.V.
ZuluDesk is a Dutch provider of powerful, cost effective Mobile Device Management systems for the modern digital classroom. ZuluDesk enables teachers to manage all Apple devices in their classroom, resulting in less distractions during class.
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closed 7/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired Wandera

synopsis: Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, has acquired Wandera, a leader in zero trust cloud security and access for mobile devices. Wandera offers solutions for mobile threat defense, compliance and data cost management.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, extends the legendary Apple experience people love to businesses, schools, and government organizations through its software and the world’s largest online community of IT admins focused exclusively on Apple, Jamf Nation. "
target: Wandera
Wandera provides security and management of mobile data for enterprises. Solutions include mobile threat defense, compliance and data cost management. Wandera's pioneering multi-level architecture, on device and in the cloud, offers unrivalled visibility with the industry's largest mobile dataset.
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closed 3/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired cmdSecurity

synopsis: Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, announced it has acquired the technical assets of cmdSecurity, which includes cmdReporter, a suite of security and compliance tools purpose-built for macOS.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, extends the legendary Apple experience people love to businesses, schools, and government organizations through its software and the world’s largest online community of IT admins focused exclusively on Apple, Jamf Nation. "
target: cmdSecurity
cmdReporter is a light-weight security monitoring tool for macOS that delivers the macOS security data IT security teams need, to the monitoring console they already use, all without a kernel extension.
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announced 9/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, will acquire Kinobi Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, will acquire Australia-based Mondada, the creator of Kinobi and Kinobi Pro – leading solutions in patch management for the Apple platform. Together, the companies will be able to save critical time for IT by streamlining the work required to maintain or update applications on macOS.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, extends the legendary Apple experience people love to businesses, schools, and government organizations through its software and the world’s largest online community of IT admins focused exclusively on Apple, Jamf Nation. "
target: Kinobi Pty Ltd.
Australia-based Kinobi is a leading solution in patch management for the Apple platform. By automating the monitoring and maintenance of application updates, Kinobi frees up IT to deliver the Apple experience that end users expect and focus on other strategic initiatives.
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closed 7/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired Digita Security LLC

synopsis: Jamf, a world leader in macOS, iOS and tvOS management, has acquired Digita Security, creators of enterprise-grade, purpose-built endpoint protection solutions designed to protect Mac users from malicious activities and threats, all while preserving the Apple experience users expect and love.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end-users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education, and government organizations via its product portfolio, and the 85,000 members of Jamf Nation. Jamf's 30,000 global customers rely on them to manage 15 million Apple devices. "
target: Digita Security LLC
Digita Security provides cybersecurity for Mac workforces. Digita Security's goal is to improve the security of macOS users by developing accessible, native, high quality macOS security products and services.
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closed 2/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired ZuluDesk B.V.

synopsis: Jamf, the world leader in macOS and iOS management, has acquired ZuluDesk, a Dutch provider of powerful, cost effective Mobile Device Management systems for the modern digital classroom. ZuluDesk enables teachers to manage all Apple devices in their classroom, resulting in less distractions during class.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Since 2002, Jamf has been focused on helping organizations succeed with Apple. Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education and government organizations via its Jamf Pro and Jamf Now solutions. "
target: ZuluDesk B.V.
ZuluDesk is a Dutch provider of powerful, cost effective Mobile Device Management systems for the modern digital classroom. ZuluDesk enables teachers to manage all Apple devices in their classroom, resulting in less distractions during class.
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closed 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

JAMF, acquired Orchard & Grove

synopsis: Jamf, the management standard for the Apple ecosystem, announced its acquisition of Orchard & Grove, makers of NoMAD--an open source and commercial set of software products to simplify the Mac administration process.
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Since 2002, Jamf has been focused on helping organizations succeed with Apple. Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education and government organizations via its Jamf Pro and Jamf Now solutions. "
target: Orchard & Grove
Founded in 2016, Orchard & Grove creates and supports the NoMAD family of products, which allow Mac admins to easily integrate their fleet with Active Directory, Okta and other Identity Providers without sacrificing the user experience.
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announced 10/11/2017 via PE Hub

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire JAMF

synopsis: Jamf, the leader in Apple device management, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to receive a majority investment by Vista Equity Partners. Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education and government organizations
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners invests in software, data and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies’ realizing their full potential. "
target: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Since 2002, Jamf has been focused on helping organizations succeed with Apple. Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education and government organizations via its Jamf Pro and Jamf Now solutions.
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closed 6/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Carlyle Group, acquired 1E Consulting

synopsis: The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in 1E, a leader in Unified eXperience Management (UXM). 1E helps IT deliver an unparalleled employee experience. Their Tachyon platform consolidates digital experience analytics, IT automation, asset intelligence and unified endpoint management into a single platform.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
Carlyle is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors and portfolio companies. "
target: 1E Consulting
1E is a leader in Unified eXperience Management (UXM). 1E helps IT deliver an unparalleled employee experience. Their Tachyon platform consolidates and integrates digital experience analytics, IT automation, asset intelligence and unified endpoint management into a single platform.
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closed 10/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Prometheus Group, acquired Solufy

synopsis: Prometheus Group, an industry leading provider of easy-to-use purpose-built software to heavy asset operators for optimizing plant maintenance operations, announced the acquisition of Solufy, an Ottawa-based provider of the most comprehensive suite of planning and scheduling applications for IBM’s Maximo EAM system.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators. "
target: Solufy
Solufy is an Ottawa-based software company that has successfully developed and commercialized a solution for enhancing and simplifying planning, scheduling and data management in IBM’s complex enterprise asset management (EAM) solution Maximo.
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announced 4/25/2018 via Company Press Release

ServiceNow, will acquire VendorHawk Inc.

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has agreed to acquire Seattle‑based VendorHawk, a leader in Software‑as‑a‑Service (SaaS) management. VendorHawk's cloud solution helps customers discover, rationalize and optimize SaaS subscriptions across their organization.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$4,833.48)
ServiceNow provides applications that automate, predict, digitize and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, customer service, security operations and HR service delivery, creating a better experience for employees and customers while transforming enterprises. "
target: VendorHawk Inc.
VendorHawk is a SaaS Vendor Management Platform that helps enterprises manage and optimize the cloud apps that are used to run their business. They primarily help IT, Finance and Procurement leaders gain visibility into their app utilization and provide insights on spending and optimization efforts.
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announced 10/11/2017 via PE Hub

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire JAMF

synopsis: Jamf, the leader in Apple device management, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to receive a majority investment by Vista Equity Partners. Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education and government organizations
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners invests in software, data and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies’ realizing their full potential. "
target: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Since 2002, Jamf has been focused on helping organizations succeed with Apple. Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education and government organizations via its Jamf Pro and Jamf Now solutions.
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closed 9/1/2016 via Market Wire

ALA Services LLC, acquired Adaptive Computing

synopsis: ALA Services LLC, the investment entity of software industry magnate Arthur L. Allen, announced that it acquired Adaptive Computing Enterprises, Inc. Adaptive Computing provides Workload and Resource Management software that orchestrates, manages and optimizes complex IT environments to meet Mission-Critical Business Challenges.
buyer: ALA Services LLC
ALA Services LLC (ALA) is the investment entity of Arthur L. Allen, founder and former CEO of ASG Software Solutions, Inc. ALA is actively negotiating M&A opportunities in the software technology space with the objective of growing an enterprise software company with revenues of >$500 million. "
target: Adaptive Computing
Adaptive Computing powers many of the world’s largest private/hybrid cloud and technical computing environments with its Moab optimization and scheduling software. It enables large enterprises to perform simulations and analyze Big Data faster, more accurately, and most cost effectively.
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closed 1/8/2015 via Market Wire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Halcyon Software, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems, a leading provider of systems management, business intelligence, and security solutions, announced the acquisition of Halcyon Software. Halcyon Software provides multi-platform systems management solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of monitoring critical business systems, core applications, and processes.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems, LLC is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. HelpSystems software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. "
target: Halcyon Software, Inc.
Halcyon Software provides multi-platform systems management solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of monitoring critical business systems, core applications, and processes.
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announced 9/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Autotask Corporation, will acquire CentraStage

synopsis: Autotask Corporation, the world's leading provider of hosted IT business management technology, has agreed to acquire CentraStage, an award-winning company specializing in cloud-based remote monitoring and management (RMM) solutions. The acquisition will enable the combined customer base to solve IT problems more efficiently.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Autotask Corporation
Autotask Corporation helps IT organizations worldwide work smarter with a complete, cloud-based IT business management platform that enables efficiency, accountability and access to the metrics that drive intelligent business decisions. Autotask is headquartered in New York. "
target: CentraStage
Founded in 2008, CentraStage is a SaaS solution for the management of endpoints on any connected device, including servers, desktops, laptops, tablets and phones. Customers in a variety of industries including healthcare, education and public sector use the CentraStage solution.
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closed 4/4/2012 via BusinessWire

ASG Software Solutions, acquired NTR Global

synopsis: ASG Software Solutions, a recognized innovator in enterprise IT software solutions based in Naples, Florida, announced that it has acquired NTRglobal, a specialist in cloud-based help desk and ITSM delivery systems for the enterprise. Companies worldwide rely on NTRglobal’s modular help desk and ITSM solutions to remotely support their customers.
buyer: ASG Software Solutions
ASG Software Solutions (ASG) is recognized innovator in enterprise IT software solutions. They create and deploy unique software solutions that reduce cost, mitigate risk and improve service delivery throughout the IT lifecycle. "
target: NTR Global
Millions of users worldwide rely on NTRglobal’s modular, cloud-based help desk and ITSM solutions. The NTR Cloud integrates seamlessly with MSPs, enterprise help desks and software partners to deliver global IT management, automation, remote access and support services.
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closed 2/15/2012 via BusinessWire

Silverback Enterprise Group, Inc., acquired PowerSteering Inc.

synopsis: Silverback Enterprise Group, which acquires and builds industry-leading enterprise software companies, announced the acquisition of PowerSteering Software, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise project and portfolio management (PPM) software.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Silverback Enterprise Group, Inc.
Silverback Enterprise Group (formerly known as Silverback Acquisitions) acquires, optimizes and builds industry-leading software companies that provide mission-critical software products to enterprise customers. "
target: PowerSteering Inc. (UPLD:$297.71)
PowerSteering Software is the leader in business-driven project & portfolio management (PPM) solutions for managing Performance Improvement, IT Governance, New Product Development, and other Business PMO initiatives.
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announced 1/30/2012 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., will acquire Numara Software, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software, the recognized leader in Business Service Management, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Numara Software, a leading global provider of integrated IT management solutions for the mid-market. This strategic acquisition will further accelerate the growth of BMC’s SaaS business.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target parent: TA Associates
target: Numara Software, Inc.
Founded in 1991, Numara Software Inc. is a leading provider of integrated IT management solutions for all types of customers worldwide. These solutions include Desktop Management, PC Lifecycle Management, Security & Compliance, Help Desk and Service Desk.
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closed 2/24/2010 via BusinessWire

Citrix Online, LLC, acquired Paglo Labs Inc.

synopsis: Desktop management and virtualization software company Citrix has purchased IT-asset-monitoring service provider Paglo for an undisclosed amount.
buyer parent: Citrix Systems, Inc.
buyer: Citrix Online, LLC
Citrix Online is a fast-growing division of Citrix Systems, Inc. Customers use Citrix Online's remote-connectivity tools to save time, get more done and connect to others around the world. "
target: Paglo Labs Inc.
Paglo Labs, Inc. operates as a search engine company for information technology (IT). IT search helps organizations better understand and manage their technology and answer virtually any security, operations, or networking question.
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announced 5/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Apptio, will acquire Cloudability

synopsis: Apptio, Inc., software that fuels digital transformation, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cloudability, Inc., the market leader in multi-cloud financial management and Financial Operations. Cloudability leverages data science, machine learning and automation to improve the unit economics and business agility of the cloud.
buyer: Apptio (NasdaqGM:APTI:$224.71)
Apptio fuels digital business transformation. Apptio’s software uses machine learning to translate technology costs across the entire IT portfolio (including on-premises systems, vendors, projects, and cloud systems) into a holistic, business-centric view. "
target: Cloudability
Cloudability is the pioneer and leader of the emerging Finance Operations market. Cloudability's cloud financial management platform is built to help IT, Finance and business teams make timely decisions about cloud usage and master the unit economics of cloud.
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announced 11/12/2018 via Reuters

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Apptio

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm, is to acquire Apptio, the business management system of record for hybrid IT. They transform the way IT runs its business and makes decisions. With their cloud-based applications, IT leaders manage, plan and optimize their technology investments across on-premises and cloud.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $31 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Apptio (NasdaqGM:APTI:$224.71)
Apptio is the business management system of record for hybrid IT. They transform the way IT runs its business and makes decisions. With their cloud-based applications, IT leaders manage, plan and optimize their technology investments across on-premises and cloud.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,987 [$1,841]
rev ($mm)
$225
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Apptio, acquired Digital Fuel Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Apptio, Inc., the business management system of record for hybrid IT, announced it has completed the acquisition of Digital Fuel SV, LLC, a provider of IT business management (ITBM) tools. Digital Fuel's ITBM software is designed to help IT leaders deliver more business value from every dollar spent on IT.
buyer: Apptio (NasdaqGM:APTI:$224.71)
Apptio is the business management system of record for hybrid IT. They transform the way IT runs its business and makes decisions. With their cloud-based applications, IT leaders manage, plan and optimize their technology investments across on-premises and cloud. "
target parent: Skyview Capital LLC
target: Digital Fuel Technologies, Inc.
Digital Fuel develops software solutions that help organizations deliver more business value from every dollar spent on IT. They provide the only solution where IT leaders plan, manage and optimize the cost, quality and business value of IT service investments in one single system of record.
price ($mm)
$43
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announced 1/17/2014 via PR Web

IBM, will acquire Fiberlink Communications Corp

synopsis: IBM announced a definitive agreement to acquire Fiberlink Communications, a mobile management and security company. With Fiberlink's MaaS360 cloud-based offerings, IBM will expand its bring your own device (BYOD) capabilities to deliver a complete mobile management and security solution through IBM MobileFirst.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$73,779.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: Fiberlink Communications Corp
Fiberlink's MaaS360 empowers companies with mobility through a 360-degree view of enterprise device management, giving users the flexibility to work anywhere, and IT the tools to secure, monitor and maintain their mobile assets.
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closed 12/24/2014 via PR Newswire

AlphaPoint Technology, Inc., acquired N'compass Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: AlphaPoint Technology, Inc. has acquired N'compass Solutions, Inc., a Minneapolis-based software solutions and services company that has revolutionized the way to deliver IT consulting through the combination of a proprietary software platform called LIVE and traditional consulting services to deliverService via Software (SvS).
buyer: AlphaPoint Technology, Inc. (OTCPK:APPO:$0.00)
AlphaPoint Technology provides Data Center and IT Asset Management Software. AssetCentral™ is a cutting-edge, easy-to-use, web-based IT Asset Management and Data Center Infrastructure Management solution. "
target: N'compass Solutions, Inc.
N'compass Solutions, Inc. is a Minneapolis-based software solutions and services company that has revolutionized the way to deliver IT consulting through the combination of a proprietary software platform called LIVE and traditional consulting services to deliver Service via Software (SvS).
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closed 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Virtual Instruments, acquired Metricly

synopsis: Virtual Instruments, the leader in AIOps for hybrid infrastructure management, announced that it has completed its acquisition of SaaS-based cloud cost, optimization and monitoring service provider Metricly. Metricly’s platform provides tools to help customers plan, analyze, organize and optimize their cloud workloads, services and resources.
buyer: Virtual Instruments
Virtual Instruments is the leader in AIOps for hybrid IT infrastructure management, providing comprehensive infrastructure monitoring and AI-powered analytics for the hybrid data center. "
target: Metricly
Metricly’s platform provides tools to help customers plan, analyze, organize and optimize their cloud workloads, services and resources. Metricly specializes in full-stack monitoring and optimization of application middleware, containers and microservices in public cloud environments.
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closed 7/7/2011 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Aeroprise

synopsis: BMC Software announced the acquisition of Aeroprise, the provider of the world's most widely deployed mobility solution for the BMC Remedy IT Service Management Suite. BMC Mobility for IT Service Management is a pre-configured, easy-to-use solution that is optimized for the mobile worker.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target: Aeroprise
The Aeroprise solution boosts productivity of IT service support professionals, reduces IT support costs and improves customer service. It helps enterprises and public sector organizations provide rapid access to IT service management functionality at any time and from anywhere.
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closed 2/18/2015 via Company Press Release

Snow Software, acquired The Institution

synopsis: Snow Software, the global leader in Software Asset Management technologies announced the full acquisition of The Institution, a Mobile Device Management technology developer. The Institution’s ‘Revival’ MDM solution enables organizations to manage the full lifecycle of smartphones and tablets across the iOS, Android and Windows platforms.
buyer: Snow Software
Snow Software provides Software Asset Management solutions designed to ensure that the billions spent every year on enterprise software is money well spent – ensuring organizations have the appropriate licenses for the software they use – not too many, not too few. "
target: The Institution
The Institution is a provider of Mobile Device Management (MDM) Solutions, situated in Sweden, with Headquarters in Stockholm and an office in Gothenburg. Since it was founded in 2006 The Institution has established itself as the number one MDM player in the Nordics.
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closed 4/28/2014 via BusinessWire

Software AG, acquired metaquark

synopsis: Software AG, the global leader in Business Process Excellence, announced the acquisiton of metaquark. metaquark’s solution enables the management of mobile users, devices, and security profiles in a single location, simplifying the process of distributing new apps and updates.
buyer: Software AG (XTRA:SOW:$993.05)
Software AG helps organizations achieve their business objectives faster. The company's big data, integration and business process technologies enable customers to drive operational efficiency, modernize their systems and optimize processes for smarter decisions and better service. "
target: metaquark
metaquark provides technologies that enable developers and enterprises to manage cross-platform mobile development environments. Its solution enables the management of mobile users, devices, and security profiles in a single location, simplifying the process of distributing new apps and updates.
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