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closed 6/26/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynamic Map Platform, acquired Ushr Inc.

synopsis: Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. (DMP), a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data, has completed the acquisition of Ushr, a company that offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology.
buyer: Dynamic Map Platform
Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. is a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data used in the realization of autonomous driving and safe-driving support systems, beginning with Japan’s motorways and expanding to overseas markets. "
target: Ushr Inc.
Ushr Inc. offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology. Ushr’s technology and software are shaping the evolution of self-driving technology by providing customers with the reassurance that the paths their vehicles travel are safe, smart and predictable.
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closed 1/11/2006 via

NAVTEQ, purchased gedas MapIT from gedas

synopsis: NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, announced plans to acquire the gedas MapIT business unit in Mexico; gedas MapIT is the leading digital map provider in Mexico. The acquisition broadens NAVTEQ digital map coverage while creating an efficient local foundation for further expansion.
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content. "
seller: gedas
gedas provides consulting on the development, system integration and operation of IT solutions to companies in the automotive and manufacturing industries. gedas' technological expertise in its core market, along with its knowledge of business processes specific to the automotive industry.
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announced 5/18/2021 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire SupplyFrame, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens, a global technology company, will acquire Supplyframe, a leading Design-to-Source platform for the global electronics value chain. The acquisition unlocks significant value for customers of Supplyframe and Siemens, providing seamless and quick access to both Siemens’ offerings and Supplyframe’s marketplace intelligence.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$71,143.59)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: SupplyFrame, Inc.
Supplyframe is the leading provider of Design-Source-Intelligence (DSI) for the global electronics value chain. Over 10 million engineering and supply chain professionals worldwide engage with Supplyframe's SaaS solutions, search engines, and media properties to power rapid innovation.
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$700
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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

KEMET Corporation, acquired IntelliData

synopsis: KEMET Corporation, a leading global supplier of electronic components, has purchased IntelliData, Inc., a Greenwood Village, Colorado-based developer of digital solutions supporting discovery, decision support, and the sales and marketing of electronic components.
buyer: KEMET Corporation (KEM:$845.30)
KEMET Corporation is a leading global supplier of electronic components. KEMET offers customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry, along with an expanding range of electromechanical devices, electromagnetic compatibility solutions and supercapacitors. "
target: IntelliData
IntelliData was founded in 1999 by electronics industry executives. The company's vision is to utilize their in-depth knowledge of industry needs and design their intellectual property into software and data content solutions.
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closed 3/5/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired CAPS

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analytics, announced that it has acquired the Computer Assisted Product Selection (CAPS) electronic components database and tools business, including CAPS Expert, from PartMiner Worldwide.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target parent: BV Investment Partners
target: CAPS
The CAPS database is a leading source for identifying specific electronic components based on engineering specifications. It combines information on more than 265 million physical devices, along with intuitive tools for integration into engineering design processes and applications.
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

SAI Global Inc., acquired ILI, Inc.

synopsis: SAI Global Limited is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of ILI, a UK-based international standards publishing and database subscription services business, for US$60 million.
buyer: SAI Global Inc. (ASX:SAI:$436.24)
SAI Global is one of the world's leading business publishing, compliance, training and assurance organizations with offices in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America, and across Asia. SAI Global works with organizations to help them build better businesses. "
target: ILI, Inc.
ILI has two business divisions: standards publishing division and database division. Standards publishing division: an electronic and paper-based standards publishing business which holds non-exclusive publishing licences with all the major international standards bodies.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
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announced 8/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., will acquire Octopart

synopsis: Altium announced that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Octopart. The company's content enables any engineer to easily access comprehensive electronic parts data for more rapid and cost-effective design, sourcing and manufacturing.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products. "
target: Octopart
Octopart is a search engine for electronic components and industrial products. Over 700,000 engineers, scientists, and sourcing professionals use Octopart's tools to search for parts across thousands of suppliers. They manage structured data for 30 million parts and growing.
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closed 1/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Wiley-VCH, acquired FIZ Chemie Berlin

synopsis: Wiley-VCH has acquired the assets of the FIZ Chemie Berlin, a leading provider of online database products for organic and industrial chemists. The acquisition aligns with the company's long-term strategy to support research, learning, and professional practice through high quality content and services.
buyer parent: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
buyer: Wiley-VCH
Wiley-VCH is a publishing center of excellence and branded imprint of John Wiley & Sons, Inc.'s scientific and technical publishing business. Founded in 1921 by German chemical societies and associations, Wiley-VCH is one of the leading science publishers in Germany. "
target: FIZ Chemie Berlin
FIZ Chemie Berlin is a provider of online database products for organic and industrial chemists. Products include the ChemInform weekly abstracting service and reaction database, as well as the abstracting journal Chemisches Zentralblatt, the InfoTherm database of thermophysical properties and more.
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closed 1/14/2013 via PR Newswire

UL Environment, acquired Innovadex LLC

synopsis: UL Environment has acquired Innovadex, the leading search and information exchange platform for supplier chemicals, ingredients and raw materials. The strategic addition expands UL's search offering to fully serve several new product categories, including paints & coatings, adhesives, inks, lubricants, cosmetics, cleaners and food & beverages.
buyer parent: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
buyer: UL Environment
UL Environment works to advance global sustainability, environmental health, and safety by supporting the growth and development of environmentally-preferable products, services, and organizations. "
target: Innovadex LLC
Innovadex is the global market leader in providing specialized search engine and information exchange services to the chemical and life sciences industries. Innovadex utilizes a powerful proprietary search engine that enables product developers to locate ingredients and materials.
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closed 3/6/2007 via PR Newswire

MDL Information Systems, Inc., purchased Beilstein Database from Beilstein-Institut

synopsis: Elsevier, the leading global publisher of scientific, technical and medical information, announced the acquisition through its subsidiary MDL Information Systems GmbH, of the Beilstein Database, the world's largest compilation of chemical facts and the premier database in the field of organic chemistry.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: MDL Information Systems, Inc.
MDL provides informatics, database and workflow solutions that accelerate successful R&D by improving the speed and quality of scientists' decision making. Researchers around the world depend on MDL for innovative and reliable discovery informatics software solutions and services. "
seller: Beilstein-Institut
The Beilstein-Institut is a non-profit foundation and pursues its mission for the advancement of chemical sciences particularly through information and communication. The Beilstein-Institut is owner of the Beilstein Handbook of Organic Chemistry, the MedPhyt medicinal plants database, and software.
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closed 2/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, acquired Harriman Chemsult, Ltd.

synopsis: The Chemical Business Media Division of Access Intelligence LLC announced today the acquisition of global pricing information service Harriman Chemsult Ltd, bringing together the leading information providers in the chemical marketplace.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
target: Harriman Chemsult, Ltd.
Harriman Chemsult is the world's leading consulting company specialising in the chlor-alkali, vinyl chloride, bleaching chemicals and related chemical industries. The company has an unsurpassed reputation due to the extensive database that has been built up in this field.
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closed 4/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Smithers Group, Inc., acquired Rapra Technology, Ltd.

synopsis: The Smithers Group, an independent testing, consulting and contract research organization based in the US, announced today that it had closed a deal to purchase UK company Rapra Technology. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Smithers Group, Inc.
Smithers Scientific Services is the oldest of the Smithers Group. Established in 1925 as an impartial testing ground for the tyre industry, the company has evolved into a multi-discipline, independent testing, research and consulting firm. "
target: Rapra Technology, Ltd.
Rapra Technology is an independent organization with over 80 years of experience providing industry with technology, information and consultancy on all aspects of plastics and rubber materials.
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announced 3/24/2011 via BusinessWire

PerkinElmer, Inc., will acquire CambridgeSoft Corporation

synopsis: PerkinElmer, Inc. has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CambridgeSoft Corporation, a leading supplier of discovery, collaboration, and knowledge enterprise solutions, desktop software, scientific databases and professional services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries.
buyer: PerkinElmer, Inc. (PKI:$2,209.40)
PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. It designs, manufactures and delivers advanced technology solutions that address the world's most critical health and safety concerns. "
target parent: Health Evolution Partners LLc
target: CambridgeSoft Corporation
CambridgeSoft Corporation is a leading supplier of discovery, collaboration, and knowledge enterprise solutions, desktop software, scientific databases and professional services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries.
price ($mm)
$227
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cancelled 6/28/2007 via

Quantum Yield Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Pulse Data Inc.

synopsis: Quantum Yield Inc. announces its offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Pulse Data Inc. Quantum is offering $3.05 (Cdn.) principal amount of a 10% secured, retractable debenture in exchange for each Pulse Share.
buyer: Quantum Yield Inc.
Quantum is an Alberta company that was incorporated on April 2, 2007 for the purpose of making this offer for all of the Pulse Shares. It has not conducted any material business operations other than entering into a technology license agreement with Unitech Energy Resources Inc. "
target: Pulse Data Inc.
Pulse is a Calgary-based company specializing in information management, with current focus on the energy sector. Pulse's primary business is the acquisition, marketing and licensing of non-exclusive seismic data to the Western Canadian energy sector.
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closed 1/11/2007 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired Geological Data Services Inc.

synopsis: IHS Inc., a global provider of integrated oil and gas information, software and consulting services, has acquired the majority of the assets of Geological Data Services Inc. of Addison, Texas, a provider of interpreted subsurface data “formation-tops” covering the Permian Basin, U.S. mid-continent and Rocky Mountain regions.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target: Geological Data Services Inc.
Geological Data Services provides the best in Subsurface Formation Tops Data files in a variety of extremely useable formats and forms, in prime oil producing areas. Our data is compatible with all major mapping software.
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announced 11/18/2019 via BusinessWire

NV5 Global, Inc., will acquire Quantum Spatial

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners, a Washington, DC-based private equity firm, has agreed to sell Quantum Spatial, one of the nation's largest independent geospatial data firms, to NV5 Global, a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions.
buyer: NV5 Global, Inc. (NVEE:$491.68)
NV5 Global, Inc. primarily focuses on five business verticals: construction quality assurance, infrastructure engineering and support services, energy, program management, and environmental solutions. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Quantum Spatial
Quantum Spatial, Inc., (QSI) the nation’s largest independent geospatial data firm, provides geographic insights to the largest government and corporate organizations that need geospatial intelligence to mitigate risk, plan for growth, better manage resources and advance scientific understanding.
price ($mm)
$303
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closed 5/11/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired XeDAR Geospatial

synopsis: IHS Inc. announced that it has acquired XēDAR Corporation, a leading developer and provider of geospatial information products and services. XēDAR collects high-resolution aerial digital imagery, both multispectral and laser, then processes and enhances the resulting data, and sells the products to government and commercial clients.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: XeDAR Geospatial
XeDAR Corporation provides systems analysis services to the federal government, as well as geospatial databases to many of the world’s largest oil companies and the government. Its solutions play a key role in the successful operations of a broad spectrum of commercial and government organizations.
price ($mm)
$28
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closed 9/28/2011 via PR Newswire

MAPSearch, acquired eMarket Software, Inc.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation has acquired the assets of eMarket Software, Inc., a Fort Worth, Texas company offering mapping products and services to energy industry. eMarket Software has created a sophisticated mapping and database platform that will become the web-based mapping platform for PennWell's MAPSearch business.
buyer parent: PennWell Corporation
buyer: MAPSearch
Combining the best of spatial accuracy, comprehensive coverage, robust attribute data, and exceptional customer services, MAPSearch offers a unique data service suitable for merger analysis, project sighting, system planning, investment evaluation and more. "
target: eMarket Software, Inc.
eMarket Software, Inc. is a Fort Worth, Texas company offering mapping products and services to the energy industry. eMarket Software has created a sophisticated mapping and database platform.
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closed 10/11/2007 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Exploration Data Services

synopsis: IHS Inc. a leading global provider of critical technical information, decision-support tools and strategic services, acquired of the assets of Exploration Data Services of the Gulf Coast and its subsidiary, Geodigit, LLC, which collectively maintain and market extensive geological data covering the subsurface Gulf of Mexico.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target: Exploration Data Services
Exploration Data Services has created its tops database by analyzing more than 25,000 wells with a maximum of 12 tops per well. Its GIS application allows access to continuously updated information and has layer control to enable correlation to other data sets.
price ($mm)
$6.25
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closed 11/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Verisk Analytics, Inc., acquired The GeoInformation Group

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced the acquisition of The GeoInformation Group, a leader in the field of geographic data solutions based in Cambridge, United Kingdom. They are an award-winning provider of detailed geospatial information essential for those seeking insight into land and property across the U.K.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,889.60)
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows. "
target: The GeoInformation Group
The GeoInformation Group is an award-winning provider of detailed geospatial information essential for those seeking insight into land and property across the U.K.
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closed 6/26/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynamic Map Platform, acquired Ushr Inc.

synopsis: Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. (DMP), a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data, has completed the acquisition of Ushr, a company that offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology.
buyer: Dynamic Map Platform
Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. is a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data used in the realization of autonomous driving and safe-driving support systems, beginning with Japan’s motorways and expanding to overseas markets. "
target: Ushr Inc.
Ushr Inc. offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology. Ushr’s technology and software are shaping the evolution of self-driving technology by providing customers with the reassurance that the paths their vehicles travel are safe, smart and predictable.
price ($mm)
$200
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closed 6/26/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynamic Map Platform, acquired Ushr Inc.

synopsis: Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. (DMP), a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data, has completed the acquisition of Ushr, a company that offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology.
buyer: Dynamic Map Platform
Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. is a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data used in the realization of autonomous driving and safe-driving support systems, beginning with Japan’s motorways and expanding to overseas markets. "
target: Ushr Inc.
Ushr Inc. offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology. Ushr’s technology and software are shaping the evolution of self-driving technology by providing customers with the reassurance that the paths their vehicles travel are safe, smart and predictable.
price ($mm)
$200
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closed 6/26/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynamic Map Platform, acquired Ushr Inc.

synopsis: Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. (DMP), a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data, has completed the acquisition of Ushr, a company that offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology.
buyer: Dynamic Map Platform
Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. is a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data used in the realization of autonomous driving and safe-driving support systems, beginning with Japan’s motorways and expanding to overseas markets. "
target: Ushr Inc.
Ushr Inc. offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology. Ushr’s technology and software are shaping the evolution of self-driving technology by providing customers with the reassurance that the paths their vehicles travel are safe, smart and predictable.
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$200
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closed 1/11/2006 via

NAVTEQ, purchased gedas MapIT from gedas

synopsis: NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, announced plans to acquire the gedas MapIT business unit in Mexico; gedas MapIT is the leading digital map provider in Mexico. The acquisition broadens NAVTEQ digital map coverage while creating an efficient local foundation for further expansion.
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content. "
seller: gedas
gedas provides consulting on the development, system integration and operation of IT solutions to companies in the automotive and manufacturing industries. gedas' technological expertise in its core market, along with its knowledge of business processes specific to the automotive industry.
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announced 5/18/2021 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire SupplyFrame, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens, a global technology company, will acquire Supplyframe, a leading Design-to-Source platform for the global electronics value chain. The acquisition unlocks significant value for customers of Supplyframe and Siemens, providing seamless and quick access to both Siemens’ offerings and Supplyframe’s marketplace intelligence.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$71,143.59)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: SupplyFrame, Inc.
Supplyframe is the leading provider of Design-Source-Intelligence (DSI) for the global electronics value chain. Over 10 million engineering and supply chain professionals worldwide engage with Supplyframe's SaaS solutions, search engines, and media properties to power rapid innovation.
price ($mm)
$700
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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

KEMET Corporation, acquired IntelliData

synopsis: KEMET Corporation, a leading global supplier of electronic components, has purchased IntelliData, Inc., a Greenwood Village, Colorado-based developer of digital solutions supporting discovery, decision support, and the sales and marketing of electronic components.
buyer: KEMET Corporation (KEM:$845.30)
KEMET Corporation is a leading global supplier of electronic components. KEMET offers customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry, along with an expanding range of electromechanical devices, electromagnetic compatibility solutions and supercapacitors. "
target: IntelliData
IntelliData was founded in 1999 by electronics industry executives. The company's vision is to utilize their in-depth knowledge of industry needs and design their intellectual property into software and data content solutions.
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announced 8/25/2016 via Company Press Release

Ascential plc, will acquire One Click Retail

synopsis: Ascential plc, the international, business-to-business, media company with a focused portfolio of market-leading events and information services products, agreed to acquire 100% of US-based e-commerce analytics provider Oneclickretail.com LLC. One Click Retail's Dashboard product provides insights to help customers drive sales throughout eCommerce.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Ascential plc (LSE:ASCL:$430.44)
Ascential is an international business-to-business media company. They inform and connect business professionals in more than 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services. "
target: One Click Retail
One Click Retail is a market leader in eCommerce data measurement, sales analytics and search optimization for brand manufacturers in North America, Europe and Asia. Their accuracy is unrivaled in the marketplace, with proprietary sales calculations that are 98.5% accurate down to the SKU level.
price ($mm)
$44
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$5
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$3
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closed 3/5/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired CAPS

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analytics, announced that it has acquired the Computer Assisted Product Selection (CAPS) electronic components database and tools business, including CAPS Expert, from PartMiner Worldwide.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target parent: BV Investment Partners
target: CAPS
The CAPS database is a leading source for identifying specific electronic components based on engineering specifications. It combines information on more than 265 million physical devices, along with intuitive tools for integration into engineering design processes and applications.
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

SAI Global Inc., acquired ILI, Inc.

synopsis: SAI Global Limited is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of ILI, a UK-based international standards publishing and database subscription services business, for US$60 million.
buyer: SAI Global Inc. (ASX:SAI:$436.24)
SAI Global is one of the world's leading business publishing, compliance, training and assurance organizations with offices in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America, and across Asia. SAI Global works with organizations to help them build better businesses. "
target: ILI, Inc.
ILI has two business divisions: standards publishing division and database division. Standards publishing division: an electronic and paper-based standards publishing business which holds non-exclusive publishing licences with all the major international standards bodies.
price ($mm)
$60
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$20
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closed 8/13/2020 via PR Newswire

Medcrypt, acquired MedISAO

synopsis: MedCrypt Inc., a leading provider of proactive security solutions for the healthcare space, has acquired MedISAO, a cybersecurity information sharing organization dedicated to the medical device industry. MedISAO provides their members with access to a shared vulnerability database, weekly vulnerability reports, curated training materials and more.
buyer: Medcrypt
MedCrypt is the leading provider of proactive security solutions for the healthcare space. MedCrypt's platform brings core cybersecurity features to medical devices with just a few lines of code, ensuring devices are secure by design. Their solutions are used in pacemakers, surgical robots and more."
target: MedISAO
MedISAO is a cybersecurity information sharing organization dedicated to supporting the medical device industry. MedISAO provides their members with access to a shared vulnerability database, weekly vulnerability reports, curated training materials, and more.
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announced 8/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., will acquire Octopart

synopsis: Altium announced that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Octopart. The company's content enables any engineer to easily access comprehensive electronic parts data for more rapid and cost-effective design, sourcing and manufacturing.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products. "
target: Octopart
Octopart is a search engine for electronic components and industrial products. Over 700,000 engineers, scientists, and sourcing professionals use Octopart's tools to search for parts across thousands of suppliers. They manage structured data for 30 million parts and growing.
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closed 1/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Wiley-VCH, acquired FIZ Chemie Berlin

synopsis: Wiley-VCH has acquired the assets of the FIZ Chemie Berlin, a leading provider of online database products for organic and industrial chemists. The acquisition aligns with the company's long-term strategy to support research, learning, and professional practice through high quality content and services.
buyer parent: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
buyer: Wiley-VCH
Wiley-VCH is a publishing center of excellence and branded imprint of John Wiley & Sons, Inc.'s scientific and technical publishing business. Founded in 1921 by German chemical societies and associations, Wiley-VCH is one of the leading science publishers in Germany. "
target: FIZ Chemie Berlin
FIZ Chemie Berlin is a provider of online database products for organic and industrial chemists. Products include the ChemInform weekly abstracting service and reaction database, as well as the abstracting journal Chemisches Zentralblatt, the InfoTherm database of thermophysical properties and more.
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closed 1/14/2013 via PR Newswire

UL Environment, acquired Innovadex LLC

synopsis: UL Environment has acquired Innovadex, the leading search and information exchange platform for supplier chemicals, ingredients and raw materials. The strategic addition expands UL's search offering to fully serve several new product categories, including paints & coatings, adhesives, inks, lubricants, cosmetics, cleaners and food & beverages.
buyer parent: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
buyer: UL Environment
UL Environment works to advance global sustainability, environmental health, and safety by supporting the growth and development of environmentally-preferable products, services, and organizations. "
target: Innovadex LLC
Innovadex is the global market leader in providing specialized search engine and information exchange services to the chemical and life sciences industries. Innovadex utilizes a powerful proprietary search engine that enables product developers to locate ingredients and materials.
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closed 3/6/2007 via PR Newswire

MDL Information Systems, Inc., purchased Beilstein Database from Beilstein-Institut

synopsis: Elsevier, the leading global publisher of scientific, technical and medical information, announced the acquisition through its subsidiary MDL Information Systems GmbH, of the Beilstein Database, the world's largest compilation of chemical facts and the premier database in the field of organic chemistry.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: MDL Information Systems, Inc.
MDL provides informatics, database and workflow solutions that accelerate successful R&D by improving the speed and quality of scientists' decision making. Researchers around the world depend on MDL for innovative and reliable discovery informatics software solutions and services. "
seller: Beilstein-Institut
The Beilstein-Institut is a non-profit foundation and pursues its mission for the advancement of chemical sciences particularly through information and communication. The Beilstein-Institut is owner of the Beilstein Handbook of Organic Chemistry, the MedPhyt medicinal plants database, and software.
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closed 2/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, acquired Harriman Chemsult, Ltd.

synopsis: The Chemical Business Media Division of Access Intelligence LLC announced today the acquisition of global pricing information service Harriman Chemsult Ltd, bringing together the leading information providers in the chemical marketplace.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
target: Harriman Chemsult, Ltd.
Harriman Chemsult is the world's leading consulting company specialising in the chlor-alkali, vinyl chloride, bleaching chemicals and related chemical industries. The company has an unsurpassed reputation due to the extensive database that has been built up in this field.
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closed 4/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Smithers Group, Inc., acquired Rapra Technology, Ltd.

synopsis: The Smithers Group, an independent testing, consulting and contract research organization based in the US, announced today that it had closed a deal to purchase UK company Rapra Technology. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Smithers Group, Inc.
Smithers Scientific Services is the oldest of the Smithers Group. Established in 1925 as an impartial testing ground for the tyre industry, the company has evolved into a multi-discipline, independent testing, research and consulting firm. "
target: Rapra Technology, Ltd.
Rapra Technology is an independent organization with over 80 years of experience providing industry with technology, information and consultancy on all aspects of plastics and rubber materials.
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announced 3/24/2011 via BusinessWire

PerkinElmer, Inc., will acquire CambridgeSoft Corporation

synopsis: PerkinElmer, Inc. has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CambridgeSoft Corporation, a leading supplier of discovery, collaboration, and knowledge enterprise solutions, desktop software, scientific databases and professional services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries.
buyer: PerkinElmer, Inc. (PKI:$2,209.40)
PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. It designs, manufactures and delivers advanced technology solutions that address the world's most critical health and safety concerns. "
target parent: Health Evolution Partners LLc
target: CambridgeSoft Corporation
CambridgeSoft Corporation is a leading supplier of discovery, collaboration, and knowledge enterprise solutions, desktop software, scientific databases and professional services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries.
price ($mm)
$227
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cancelled 6/28/2007 via

Quantum Yield Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Pulse Data Inc.

synopsis: Quantum Yield Inc. announces its offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Pulse Data Inc. Quantum is offering $3.05 (Cdn.) principal amount of a 10% secured, retractable debenture in exchange for each Pulse Share.
buyer: Quantum Yield Inc.
Quantum is an Alberta company that was incorporated on April 2, 2007 for the purpose of making this offer for all of the Pulse Shares. It has not conducted any material business operations other than entering into a technology license agreement with Unitech Energy Resources Inc. "
target: Pulse Data Inc.
Pulse is a Calgary-based company specializing in information management, with current focus on the energy sector. Pulse's primary business is the acquisition, marketing and licensing of non-exclusive seismic data to the Western Canadian energy sector.
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closed 1/11/2007 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired Geological Data Services Inc.

synopsis: IHS Inc., a global provider of integrated oil and gas information, software and consulting services, has acquired the majority of the assets of Geological Data Services Inc. of Addison, Texas, a provider of interpreted subsurface data “formation-tops” covering the Permian Basin, U.S. mid-continent and Rocky Mountain regions.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target: Geological Data Services Inc.
Geological Data Services provides the best in Subsurface Formation Tops Data files in a variety of extremely useable formats and forms, in prime oil producing areas. Our data is compatible with all major mapping software.
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announced 11/18/2019 via BusinessWire

NV5 Global, Inc., will acquire Quantum Spatial

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners, a Washington, DC-based private equity firm, has agreed to sell Quantum Spatial, one of the nation's largest independent geospatial data firms, to NV5 Global, a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions.
buyer: NV5 Global, Inc. (NVEE:$491.68)
NV5 Global, Inc. primarily focuses on five business verticals: construction quality assurance, infrastructure engineering and support services, energy, program management, and environmental solutions. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Quantum Spatial
Quantum Spatial, Inc., (QSI) the nation’s largest independent geospatial data firm, provides geographic insights to the largest government and corporate organizations that need geospatial intelligence to mitigate risk, plan for growth, better manage resources and advance scientific understanding.
price ($mm)
$303
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closed 5/11/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired XeDAR Geospatial

synopsis: IHS Inc. announced that it has acquired XēDAR Corporation, a leading developer and provider of geospatial information products and services. XēDAR collects high-resolution aerial digital imagery, both multispectral and laser, then processes and enhances the resulting data, and sells the products to government and commercial clients.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: XeDAR Geospatial
XeDAR Corporation provides systems analysis services to the federal government, as well as geospatial databases to many of the world’s largest oil companies and the government. Its solutions play a key role in the successful operations of a broad spectrum of commercial and government organizations.
price ($mm)
$28
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closed 9/28/2011 via PR Newswire

MAPSearch, acquired eMarket Software, Inc.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation has acquired the assets of eMarket Software, Inc., a Fort Worth, Texas company offering mapping products and services to energy industry. eMarket Software has created a sophisticated mapping and database platform that will become the web-based mapping platform for PennWell's MAPSearch business.
buyer parent: PennWell Corporation
buyer: MAPSearch
Combining the best of spatial accuracy, comprehensive coverage, robust attribute data, and exceptional customer services, MAPSearch offers a unique data service suitable for merger analysis, project sighting, system planning, investment evaluation and more. "
target: eMarket Software, Inc.
eMarket Software, Inc. is a Fort Worth, Texas company offering mapping products and services to the energy industry. eMarket Software has created a sophisticated mapping and database platform.
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