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announced 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire Ekon

synopsis: Oakley Capital has agreed to acquire Ekon, a Spanish provider of business software, as a carve-out from the Iberian operations of current owner Unit4. Ekon provides Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) software to over 1,000 SMEs in Spain.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital is a mid-market European private equity firm, with a uniquely entrepreneurial approach. Oakley focuses on companies which are owned by founders or entrepreneurial managers. The long-term relationships that Oakley builds help to cultivate a pipeline of interesting opportunities. "
target parent: UNIT4 Business Software
target: Ekon
Ekon provides Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) software to over 1,000 SMEs in Spain. The company includes solutions for finance, payroll and CRM, as well as dedicated vertical modules for manufacturing, wholesale, health, retail and construction.
price ($mm)
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$23
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0.0x
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Money Forward Group, acquired SmartCamp

synopsis: Money Forward, a Japanese company that provides online personal accounting for individuals, allowing them to easily manage expenses, acquired SmartCamp, a Japanese company that launched Bales, a service that allows SaaS providers to outsource their sales operations to startups and Biscuit, a customer relationship management tool for inside sales.
buyer: Money Forward Group (TSE:3994:$59.06)
Headquartered in Japan, Money Forward provides online personal accounting for individuals, allowing them to easily manage their daily expenses by integrating with their bank passbooks and credit purchase history with information scraped from their web bank and credit accounts. "
target: SmartCamp
SmartCamp is a Japanese company that launched Bales, a service that allows SaaS providers to outsource their sales operations to startups and Biscuit, a cloud-based customer relationship management tool for inside sales. It successfully offers marketing channels for over 100 third parties.
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$18*
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closed 10/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Upland Software, acquired Altify

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software, has acquired Altify, the leading customer revenue optimization (CRO) cloud solution for sales and the extended revenue teams.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$201.75)
Upland Software is a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. Upland provides seven enterprise cloud solution suites that enable users to win and engage customers, automate business operations, manage projects and IT costs, and share knowledge throughout the enterprise. "
target: Altify
Altify is the Customer Revenue Optimization company, helping businesses generate value and grow revenue. Providing best practices, methodology and technology, Altify helps revenue teams visualize customers and their desired outcomes, unlocking revenue growth and building sales excellence.
price ($mm)
$84
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.5x
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Softland Ltda, acquired Balcony Software

synopsis: Softland, a leading company in ERP-type solutions in Latin America, announced the acquisition of Balcony Software, an Argentine company that develops and implements a solution that connects and manages the operation of “Marketplaces” with business management systems (ERP's).
buyer parent: The Sage Group plc.
buyer: Softland Ltda
Softland is a company founded in 1982, and a leader in the area of ​​software solutions for business management in Latin America. Softland offers ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) management systems for small, medium and large companies. "
target: Balcony Software
Balcony Software is an Argentine company that develops and implements a solution that connects and manages the operation of “Marketplaces” with business management systems (ERP's).
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closed 9/4/2019 via Company Press Release

FOG Software Group, acquired Volo Commerce

synopsis: FOG Software Group, a division of Constellation Software Inc., has completed its acquisition of the Volo Commerce. UK-based Volo Commerce is a powerful, multi-channel e-commerce platform with a broad feature set that has been serving customers for over 15 years.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target: Volo Commerce
Volo Commerce has over a decade of multichannel e-commerce experience working closely with merchants selling across international marketplaces like Amazon and eBay and website platforms. Volo combines powerful, end-to-end automation with marketplace know-how and account management expertise.
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closed 8/29/2019 via PE Hub

ClearCourse Partnership LLP, acquired BrightOffice

synopsis: ClearCourse Partnership LLP announces the acquisition of BrightOffice, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) company providing hosted, enterprise Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software solutions to many different business sectors.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: ClearCourse Partnership LLP
ClearCourse is a UK partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software to groups, organisations and small businesses. Their companies help customers manage their members and clients, administer their business workflow, & automate their payment processes seamlessly. "
target: BrightOffice
BrightOffice was founded in 2004. Since then, it has developed a highly customisable cloud-based, SaaS CRM platform upon which it can build specialised CRM products bespoke to the requirements of its c. 300 clients.
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closed 12/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Syncsort Incorporated, purchased Software Solutions Business from Pitney Bowes Inc.

synopsis: Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software, has acquired Pitney Bowes’ Software Solutions business. The Pitney Bowes software business is based on four key lines including: Location Intelligence, Data Enrichment, Customer Information Management and Customer Engagement.
buyer parent: Centerbridge Capital Partners
buyer: Syncsort Incorporated
Syncsort is a trusted enterprise software provider and the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data solutions. More than 6,000 organizations, including 84 of the Fortune 100, use the company’s products to solve their most complex data management challenges, on premise and in the cloud. "
seller: Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI:$3,489.74)
The acquisition includes the Software Solutions Business of Pitney Bowes. The Pitney Bowes software business is based on four key lines including: Location Intelligence, Data Enrichment, Customer Information Management and Customer Engagement.
price ($mm)
$700
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closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 42hertz

synopsis: US-based networking giant Cisco has acquired 42hertz. Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: 42hertz
Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
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announced 7/24/2019 via GlobeNewswire

IMImobile Pvt Ltd., will acquire 3C Interactive

synopsis: Global communications software provider IMImobile PLC, will acquire 3Cinteractive Corp, a cloud-based mobile customer engagement platform company. 3Cinteractive provides many mobile engagement capabilities to enterprises, including mobile messaging, mobile coupons, mobile wallet, mobile web, and more.
buyer: IMImobile Pvt Ltd. (AIM:IMO:$173.44)
UK-based IMImobile is a communications software provider whose solutions enable enterprises to automate digital customer communications and interactions to improve customer experience and reduce operating costs "
target: 3C Interactive
3Cinteractive (3C) empowers leading brands and retailers to develop deeper, more valuable relationships with their customers. Through its mobile marketing services, 3C extends the connection between customers and brands, driving increased loyalty, brand awareness, and results.
price ($mm)
$53
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
17.7x
closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

T-Gaia Corporation, acquired Popular Soft

synopsis: T-Gaia Corporation, a company that sells and distributes mobile phones and also provide terminals and communication lines, has acquired PopularSoft, a company that develops and offers financial software, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, control and monitoring software, and technical advisory.
buyer: T-Gaia Corporation (TSE:3738:$4,885.40)
Based in Japan, T-Gaia Corporation sells and distributes mobile phones and also provide terminals and communication lines, as well as tools for resolve issues that are useful for management and operation. "
target: Popular Soft
Based in Japan, PopularSoft Co.,Ltd. develops and offers application software. The company's products include financial software, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, control and monitoring software, and technical advisory.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hopem, acquired Abak Software

synopsis: Harris Computer Corporation announced that Hopem, a wholly-owned subsidiary that provides innovative software for property managers, has acquired Abak Software Inc, a supplier technology solutions that centralize time and expense capture, billing, and document management modules on a single software platform.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Hopem
Headquartered in Canada, Hopem provides innovative software for property managers. Their property management software is derived from the feedback provided by customers in the field of property management and the expertise of specialists in software development. "
target parent: SIRIUS Conseils Inc.
target: Abak Software
Headquartered in Canada, Abak is a complete solution which centralizes timesheets, expenses, invoicing, project costs management, resource planning and document management in one simple yet powerful package.
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closed 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired MapAnything

synopsis: Salesforce, the global leader in Customer Relationship Management, has acquired MapAnything, a pioneer in geo-enabled field productivity software. MapAnything enables customers to design optimal territories, create optimal schedules, and map optimal routes so field reps can service more accounts in less time.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$15,850.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MapAnything
MapAnything is a pioneer in geo-enabled field productivity software. MapAnything enables customers to design optimal territories, create optimal schedules, and map optimal routes so field reps can service more accounts in less time.
price ($mm)
$225*
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closed 5/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired MYOB Limited

synopsis: Global investment firm KKR has acquired MYOB Group, a leading provider of online business management solutions. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses and accountants across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$4,733.31)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Group Ltd is a leading provider of online business management solutions. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses and accountants across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,138 [$1,439]*
rev ($mm)
$317
EBITDA ($mm)
$95
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
18.2x
closed 1/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Boss Info AG, acquired ProFinance

synopsis: Boss Info AG, a company that offers comprehensive information and communication technology services and and complete enterprise resource planning solutions, has acquired ProFinance, a convenient cloud-based provider of enterprise resource planning solutions for businesses.
buyer: Boss Info AG
Boss Info AG offers comprehensive information and communication technology services and and complete enterprise resource planning solutions. By using innovative technologies, Boss Info optimizes the business processes of their customers. "
target: ProFinance
ProFinance is a convenient cloud-based provider of enterprise resource planning solutions for businesses. They make it possible to introduce only an order processing or an all-encompassing overall solution.
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closed 12/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Right Networks, LLC, acquired Propelware

synopsis: Right Networks, the leading provider of cloud solutions for accounting professionals, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Propelware, the company that produced Autofy, a powerful connector of e-commerce and CRM applications to QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: Right Networks, LLC
Right Networks is the leading provider of cloud-based accounting and business solutions for CPA firms, accounting professionals and small to medium businesses who want to gain all the benefits of cloud-based applications without needing to replace what they use today. "
target: Propelware
Propelware is the company that produced Autofy, a powerful connector of e-commerce and CRM applications to QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online. Integrate Salesforce, Shopify, Amazon and many other apps, to save time and headaches. Eliminate data entry and errors by automating the business processes.
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closed 11/21/2018 via PR Web

SAM AI, Inc., acquired IntroNet

synopsis: SAM.AI, a social CRM platform and Software as a service (SaaS) company powered by their AI engine, announced the acquisition of IntroNet. IntroNet provides an AI platform to foster social networking amongst executives. Their IntroNet Groups and Open Network make it easier for people to share connections, information, and expertise.
buyer: SAM AI, Inc.
SAM AI, Inc. is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company. They are the first fully integrated sales and marketing platform powered by AI. SAM was founded by enterprise software development and digital marketing veterans providing marketing suites, sales engines to increase sales and their AI engine. "
target: IntroNet
IntroNet builds intellectual property aimed at connecting people across broadly distributed networks, including filling gaps left open by social network platforms. Their IntroNet Groups and Open Network make it easier for people to share connections, information, and expertise.
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

GB Group Plc, acquired VIX Verify

synopsis: GBG, the global identity data intelligence specialist, has acquired VIX Verify, an Australian provider of identity verification and location intelligence software. VIX Verify's greenID is a trusted, convenient and compliant global identity verification and consumer onboarding solution that allows consumers to verify themselves online.
buyer: GB Group Plc (AIM:GBG:$160.31)
GBG is a global specialist in Identity Data Intelligence. Data quality tools include the validation of accurate addresses & locations, coupled with the verification of customer contact data that are critical to ecommerce process & global distribution of goods– GBG calls this ‘Location Intelligence’."
target: VIX Verify
VIX Verify is an Australian provider of identity verification and location intelligence software. VIX Verify's greenID is a trusted, convenient and compliant global identity verification and consumer onboarding solution that allows consumers to verify themselves online.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

ForceManager, acquired Sellf Srl

synopsis: ForceManager, a Barcelona, Spain-based provider of a sales management software solutions, acquired Sellf, a Roncade, Treviso, Italy-based CRM Mobile startup. Founded in 2013 and led by CEO Diego Pizzocaro, Sellf provide a dynamic tool that motivates field sales reps to aspire, achieve and surpass their quarterly sales targets.
buyer: ForceManager
ForceManager is a Barcelona, Spain-based provider of a sales management software solutions. Founded in 2011 and led by Oscar Macia, ForceManager provides sales management software for field sales teams, to facilitate their work and offer visibility of what goes on in the field. "
target: Sellf Srl
Sellf is a Roncade, Treviso, Italy-based CRM Mobile startup. Founded in 2013 and led by CEO Diego Pizzocaro, Sellf provide a dynamic tool that motivates field sales reps to aspire, achieve and surpass their quarterly sales targets.
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closed 9/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Zendesk, acquired FutureSimple Inc.

synopsis: Zendesk, Inc. announced it has acquired FutureSimple Inc., the company behind Base. Base is known for building modern, easy-to-use sales force automation software designed to help salespeople do their jobs more effectively.
buyer: Zendesk (ZEN:$650.44)
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. Zendesk serves businesses across a multitude of industries, with more than 125,000 paid customer accounts offering service and support in more than 30 languages. "
target: FutureSimple Inc.
FutureSimple Inc. is the company behind Base. Base is known for building modern, easy-to-use sales force automation software designed to help salespeople do their jobs more effectively.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Accel-KKR, acquired SugarCRM Inc

synopsis: Accel-KKR has bought a majority stake in SugarCRM Inc., a company that enables businesses to create extraordinary customer relationships with the most empowering, adaptable and affordable customer relationship management (CRM) solution on the market.
buyer: Accel-KKR
Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $4.3 billion in capital commitments. The firm focuses on software and IT-enabled businesses well-positioned for topline and bottom-line growth. Accel-KKR focuses on middle-market companies and provides a broad range of capital solutions. "
target: SugarCRM Inc
SugarCRM enables businesses to create extraordinary customer relationships with the most empowering, adaptable and affordable customer relationship management (CRM) solution on the market.
price ($mm)
$100
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announced 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire Ekon

synopsis: Oakley Capital has agreed to acquire Ekon, a Spanish provider of business software, as a carve-out from the Iberian operations of current owner Unit4. Ekon provides Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) software to over 1,000 SMEs in Spain.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital is a mid-market European private equity firm, with a uniquely entrepreneurial approach. Oakley focuses on companies which are owned by founders or entrepreneurial managers. The long-term relationships that Oakley builds help to cultivate a pipeline of interesting opportunities. "
target parent: UNIT4 Business Software
target: Ekon
Ekon provides Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) software to over 1,000 SMEs in Spain. The company includes solutions for finance, payroll and CRM, as well as dedicated vertical modules for manufacturing, wholesale, health, retail and construction.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/12/2019 via Company Press Release

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire WebPros

synopsis: Oakley Capital will sell its stake in WebPros Group, a leading provider of web hosting automation software, to CVC Fund VII. WebPros brings together leading SaaS providers of web hosting, billing automation, infrastructure, server management and online marketing software solutions. WebPros comprises of cPanel, Plesk, SolusVM, WHMCS and XOVI.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm. It has a network of 24 offices and over 500 employees throughout the world. CVC has secured commitments of over US$123 billion from some of the world's leading institutional investors across its private equity and credit strategies. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: WebPros
Founded in the early 2017, WebPros is bringing together leading SaaS providers of the most widely used web hosting, billing automation, infrastructure, server management and online marketing software solutions. WebPros comprises of cPanel, Plesk, SolusVM, WHMCS and XOVI.
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announced 8/21/2019 via PE Hub

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire Seven Miles GmbH

synopsis: Oakley Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Seven Miles GmbH, a leading consumer technology company in the gift voucher and B2B gift card sector. Since it was established in Germany in 2014, Seven Miles has grown rapidly to become one of the leading physical and digital gift card networks in the DACH region.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
UK-based Oakley Capital is a Western Europe focused mid-market private equity fund aimed at providing investors with significant long-term capital appreciation. Oakley Capital focuses on buy-out opportunities in industries with the potential for growth, consolidation and performance improvement. "
target: Seven Miles GmbH
Seven Miles GmbH is a leading consumer technology company in the gift voucher and B2B gift card sector. Since it was established in Germany in 2014, Seven Miles has grown rapidly to become one of the leading physical and digital gift card networks in the DACH region.
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announced 5/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Oakley Capital Investments Limited, will acquire Seagull AS

synopsis: Herkules Capital has entered into an agreement to sell Seagull Maritime AS to a fund managed by Oakley Capital. Seagull is the leading provider of competence & training management solutions for the maritime industry. The company was established in 1996 and is based in Horten, Norway.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM:OCL:$108.70)
Oakley Capital Investments Limited ("OCI"), an AIM listed company, seeks to provide investors with long term capital appreciation, through its investment in the Funds of Oakley Capital Private Equity and through co-investment opportunities. "
target parent: Herkules Capital
target: Seagull AS
Norway-based Seagull Maritime AS is the leading provider of competence management solutions and e-learning material for seafarers worldwide and offers a comprehensive library of training and onboard courses for regulatory compliance and improved seafarer knowledge.
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closed 5/13/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Oakley Capital Limited, acquired Videotel Marine International

synopsis: KVH Industries, Inc., announced that it has sold its maritime training business, the Videotel group of companies, to an affiliate of Oakley Capital. London-based Videotel has extensive experience in the maritime training business. Videotel's platform includes a Learning Management System, as well as recording and reporting management software.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
UK-based Oakley Capital is a Western Europe focused mid-market private equity fund aimed at providing investors with significant long-term capital appreciation. Oakley Capital focuses on buy-out opportunities in industries with the potential for growth, consolidation and performance improvement. "
target parent: KVH Industries, Inc.
target: Videotel Marine International
Based in London, Videotel has extensive experience in the maritime training business. Its training solutions are currently available onboard more than 11,000 vessels worldwide. Videotel's platform includes a Learning Management System, as well as recording and reporting management software.
price ($mm)
$90
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire Ekon

synopsis: Oakley Capital has agreed to acquire Ekon, a Spanish provider of business software, as a carve-out from the Iberian operations of current owner Unit4. Ekon provides Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) software to over 1,000 SMEs in Spain.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital is a mid-market European private equity firm, with a uniquely entrepreneurial approach. Oakley focuses on companies which are owned by founders or entrepreneurial managers. The long-term relationships that Oakley builds help to cultivate a pipeline of interesting opportunities. "
target parent: UNIT4 Business Software
target: Ekon
Ekon provides Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) software to over 1,000 SMEs in Spain. The company includes solutions for finance, payroll and CRM, as well as dedicated vertical modules for manufacturing, wholesale, health, retail and construction.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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announced 8/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire cPanel, Inc.

synopsis: Oakley Capital, a mid-market private equity investor, will acquire a majority stake in cPanel, the Linux-based web hosting automation software platform. cPanel's web-based control panel provides automation tools and GUI to allow users to easily manage their websites and hosting accounts.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor with over €1.5 billion under management, investing primarily in Western Europe. Oakley Capital is highly proficient in building & maintaining close working relationships with management teams at both target & portfolio companies. "
target: cPanel, Inc.
cPanel is a Linux-based web hosting automation software platform. Their web-based control panel provides automation tools and GUI to allow users to easily manage their websites and hosting accounts. cPanel helps hosting providers and corporations save money on labor and minimize admin workload.
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closed 6/7/2018 via Company Press Release

Plesk International GmbH, acquired SolusVM

synopsis: Plesk family has acquired London-based SolusVM from OnApp. SolusVM is a virtual private server (VPS) and IaaS management system. It’s designed for cloud service providers, their resellers and end-customers.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Plesk International GmbH
Plesk is the leading WebOps platform and control panel to run, automate and grow applications, websites and hosting businesses. They manage and secure 380,000+ servers, automating 11M+ websites and 19M+ mailboxes. "
target parent: OnApp
target: SolusVM
SolusVM is a virtual private server (VPS) and IaaS management system. It’s designed for cloud service providers, their resellers and end-customers. With a web-based and customizable UI to manage infrastructure, it integrates popular billing systems and supports virtualization technologies.
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announced 5/23/2018 via Company Press Release

EQT, will acquire Facile.it S.p.A.

synopsis: The EQT VIII fund (“EQT” or “EQT VIII”) has entered into an agreement to acquire Facile.it (“Facile” or “the company”) from Oakley Capital and other minority owners. Founded in 2008, Facile is Italy’s leading online destination for consumers to compare prices for motor insurance, energy, telecoms and personal finance products.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$561.47)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Facile.it S.p.A.
Facile.it is Italy's largest car insurance broker and price comparison website. Founded in 2008, Facile has built a leading market position in the fast growing Italian online price comparison market.
price ($mm)
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$78
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announced 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Investments Limited, will acquire Career Partner GmbH

synopsis: Oakley Capital Investments said one of its private equity funds has agreed to acquire Career Partner Group from Apollo Education Group. Career Partner offers an extensive selection of educational programmes for school and university graduates, in many different formats and with the largest number of specializations in all areas of management.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM:OCL:$108.70)
Oakley Capital Investments Limited ("OCI"), an AIM listed company, seeks to provide investors with long term capital appreciation, through its investment in the Funds of Oakley Capital Private Equity and through co-investment opportunities. "
target parent: Apollo Education Group Inc.
target: Career Partner GmbH
Career Partner Group (CPG) is Germany’s leading provider of private education and personnel development. CPG offers academic state-approved study programs, certified trainings, and innovative continuous education programs for experts and managers of all industries.
price ($mm)
$99*
rev ($mm)
$71
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
10.4x
closed 7/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Plesk International GmbH, acquired XOVI GmbH

synopsis: Plesk, the leading WebOps platform to build, secure and run websites, applications and cloud businesses, today announced that it has acquired Germany-based XOVI, a market leading SEO software.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Plesk International GmbH
Plesk is the leading platform to build, secure and run websites and applications in the cloud. Founded in 1999 Plesk operates as an independent company since May 1st, 2017 and is part of Oakley Capital. "
target: XOVI GmbH
XOVI GmbH has been offering SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions for the online marketing industry since 2009, helping online marketers and businesses be more successful on the web. The company is founded on the XOVI online marketing suite.
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announced 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Investments Limited, will acquire Schülerhilfe

synopsis: Oakley Capital Investments Limited has agreed to acquire the business and operations of ZGS Verwaltungs GmbH ('Schuelerhilfe'), from its current majority shareholders Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG). Schuelerhilfe is the leading provider of after school tutoring to primary and secondary school students in Germany and Austria.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM:OCL:$108.70)
Oakley Capital Investments Limited ("OCI"), an AIM listed company, seeks to provide investors with long term capital appreciation, through its investment in the Funds of Oakley Capital Private Equity and through co-investment opportunities. "
target parent: Deutsche Beteiligungs AG
target: Schülerhilfe
Schuelerhilfe is the leading provider of after school tutoring to primary and secondary school students in Germany and Austria. Established in 1974, and headquartered in Gelsenkirchen, Schuelerhilfe provides small-group tutoring through a network of over 1,000 branches in Germany and Austria.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
$69
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
2.5x
closed 5/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Oakley Capital Investments Limited, acquired Plesk International GmbH

synopsis: Oakley Capital Investments Limited, a private equity firm, announced that Oakley Capital Private Equity III has completed a deal to acquire Plesk as a carve out from the Parallels Group, a global leader in cross-platform solutions. Plesk provides web server management tools to secure and automate server and website administration and operations.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM:OCL:$108.70)
Oakley Capital Investments Limited has been established to provide investors with exposure to the investment strategy being pursued, principally by Oakley Capital Private Equity L.P., through an AIM traded company. "
target parent: Parallels
target: Plesk International GmbH
Plesk is one of the most widely used control panels and software platforms for simplifying the lives of Web Professionals. Plesk's web-server management tools secure and automate server and website administration as well as operations. Their platform operates on more than 350,000 servers globally.
price ($mm)
$27*
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
3.8x
announced 12/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire atHome

synopsis: REA Group has agreed to sell atHome Group to the UK's Oakley Capital Private Equity. atHome Group S.A. is a leading actor for online real estate advertisement in Luxembourg, France and Germany.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Headquartered in London, Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor with over €750m under management, investing primarily in Western Europe. Their focus is on primary deals which they acquire outside of auctions. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: atHome
atHome Group S.A. is a leading actor for online real estate advertisement in Luxembourg, France and Germany.
price ($mm)
$190
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/5/2016 via Bloomberg

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, will acquire PARSHIP GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE is buying a majority stake in Parship Elite Group from Oakley Capital Private Equity II. Parship, which also owns the ElitePartner brand, started in Germany and has expanded to at least 12 other markets including Sweden, France and Mexico. Parship’s core feature is an algorithm that matches users after a compatibility test.
buyer: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE (XTRA:PSM:$4,565.17)
ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. With the stations SAT.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, SAT.1 Gold and ProSieben MAXX, they are number 1 in Germany both in the TV-advertising market and in the audience market. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: PARSHIP GmbH
Parship is the leading online dating service for discerning singles in German-speaking Europe. As the inventor of scientific matchmaking in Europe, Parship has supported its members since 2001 to find the right match for a happy long-term relationship.
price ($mm)
$225*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/30/2016 via Company Press Release

inspirED, acquired St Louis School

synopsis: InspirED has bought the St. Louis School of Milan. The St. Louis School of Milan is a private International school catering for pupils from 2 to 18 years old. Their curriculum is based on the British National Curriculum with the option of an Italian stream for children fluent in Italian.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: inspirED
A definitive statement of excellence in private education, Inspired is a co-educational, non-denominational, independent school group designed to inspire students to achieve their maximum potential in a nurturing, progressive academic environment from ages 1 to 18. "
target: St Louis School
The St. Louis School of Milan is a private International school catering for pupils from 2 to 18 years old. Their curriculum is based on the British National Curriculum with the option of an Italian stream for children fluent in Italian.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/26/2015 via Company Press Release

7Commerce, acquired Verivox GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 is further strengthening its strategic eCommerce business through its 7Commerce subsidiary by acquiring a majority stake in Verivox, Germany's largest independent consumer portal for energy. Verivox offers online comparisons for telecommunication, insurance and finance products.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: 7Commerce
As a 100% subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, 7Commerce is the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of the leading media companies in Europe and Germany's largest television network. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier.
price ($mm)
$193*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire ElitePartner.de

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG has agreed to sell EliteMedianet GmbH, which operates the premium online dating agency ElitePartner, to Oakley Capital Private Equity, a mid-market private equity investor that invests in the UK and Western Europe.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor, that invests in the UK and Western Europe. It is focused on understanding investors’ interests and requirements, while retaining the flexibility to move quickly and decisively in response to their needs. "
target parent: Tomorrow Focus AG
target: ElitePartner.de
EliteMedianet GmbH operates the premium online dating agency ElitePartner. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, acquired PARSHIP GmbH

synopsis: London-based private equity firm Oakley Capital Limited has acqured all shares in parship GmbH from publishing group Georg von Holtzbrinck by way of a management buyout. parship GmbH is one of the leading online dating agencies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The company was founded in Hamburg in 2001.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor, that invests in the UK and Western Europe. It is focused on understanding investors’ interests and requirements, while retaining the flexibility to move quickly and decisively in response to their needs. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: PARSHIP GmbH
parship was founded in Hamburg in 2001 and is one of the leading online dating agencies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with over 150 employees.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Investments Limited, acquired Facile.it S.p.A.

synopsis: Oakley Capital Investments is pleased to announce the acquisition by Fund II of a majority stake in Facile.it S.p.A., Italy's largest car insurance broker and price comparison website. Facile has built a leading market position in the fast growing Italian online price comparison market.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM:OCL:$108.70)
Oakley Capital Investments Limited has been established to provide investors with exposure to the investment strategy being pursued, principally by Oakley Capital Private Equity L.P., through an AIM traded company. "
target: Facile.it S.p.A.
Facile.it is Italy's largest car insurance broker and price comparison website. Founded in 2008, Facile has built a leading market position in the fast growing Italian online price comparison market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$39
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Verivox GmbH, acquired TopTarif Internet GmbH

synopsis: Verivox has announced their acquisition of competitor TopTarif. The company provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier. "
target: TopTarif Internet GmbH
TopTarif Internet GmbH, through its online portal, provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG, acquired WEBfactory GmbH

synopsis: Fidura Private Equity Fonds has sold their majority stake in the software company WEBfactory GmbH in Buchen (Odenwald) successfully to Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL). WEBFactory provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
buyer: Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG
Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG (TWL) is a local utility company based in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. TWL has for over 100 years supplied the city of Ludwigshafen with electricity, gas, refrigeration, water and district heating. "
target parent: Fidura Private Equity Fonds
target: WEBfactory GmbH
WEBfactory GmbH, headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, Buchen, provides standard software for the surveillance and control of machines and industrial systems and for the online analysis and assessment of production data.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired iMDsoft

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc., announced its wholly-owned subsidiary N. Harris Computer Corporation has acquired all of the shares of I.M.D. Soft Limited a leading international clinical information systems software provider.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: iMDsoft
iMDsoft is a leading provider of proven clinical information systems worldwide. The Company’s products are designed to enhance quality of care for critically ill patients and improve financial performance for healthcare providers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/9/2012 via PR Newswire

MetrixLab, acquired MarketTools Inc.

synopsis: MetrixLab, a global provider of online consumer research services, announced that it has acquired MarketTools Research Solutions Inc., a leader in services and software for market research, from TPG Growth. MarketTools is known for pioneering some of the first research technologies on the Internet.
buyer: MetrixLab
MetrixLab is a fast-growing global provider of online consumer research services. Its solutions are employed by over half of the Top 100 Global Brands such as Microsoft, Philips, Google and Heineken. The company is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: MarketTools Inc.
MarketTools is the leading provider of services and software for market research. Through the use of advanced respondent engagement techniques and comprehensive analytic tools, MarketTools helps clients innovate, optimize and execute programs that deliver high-value business impact.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capiton AG, will acquire Gemaco N.V.

synopsis: Capiton has entered into an agreement on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gemaco Group with the current majority shareholder Saffelberg Investments. Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry.
buyer: Capiton AG
Capiton is an owner-managed financial investor that invests in large SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by means of MBOs and expansion financing. capiton's roots go back to the late 1970s. "
target parent: Saffelberg Investments
target: Gemaco N.V.
Gemaco Group based with its headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium is a leading provider of full-service merchandising and promotional marketing solutions for global industry and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers. The Group has 13 locations worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/3/2018 via PR Newswire

RMRM Holdings, Sound Point Capital Management, will acquire Relativity Media, LLC

synopsis: Relativity Media has agreed to sell all of its assets to UltraV Holdings LLC, a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management and RMRM Holdings. Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content.
buyer: RMRM Holdings
buyer: Sound Point Capital Management
UltraV Holdings LLC is a joint venture among funds managed by Sound Point Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm with approximately $17 billion of assets under management, and RMRM Holdings, which is led by David Robbins, Lex Miron and Larry Robbins. "
target: Relativity Media, LLC
Relativity Media operates a portfolio of major studio quality film assets with the capabilities and infrastructure to produce and distribute high caliber, original content. They are engaged in the production and distribution of movies, television, fashion, sports, digital and music.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide. "
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/15/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Nordnet Bank AB, will acquire eQ Corporation

synopsis: Nordnet Bank AB has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Finnish company eQ, from Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank hf. eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57 000 customer and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target parent: Straumur Burdaras Investment Bank, hf.
target: eQ Corporation
eQ, the largest online-broker in Finland, has about 57,000 customers and the group specializes in investment services through three business areas; Securities Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/21/2009 via BusinessWire

PFGBEST, will acquire Alaron Futures & Options

synopsis: PFGBEST announced that it is purchasing the customer assets of Alaron. It will be formed into a new division called ATD, a division of PFGBEST. Both companies have been leaders in the futures industry for 20 years, through the evolution of online trading that helped level the playing field for retail futures market participants.
buyer: PFGBEST
PFGBEST is the second-largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchant, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. "
target: Alaron Futures & Options
Alaron, founded in 1989 in Chicago, provides electronic and pit-based futures trading and asset management services to institutions and retail clients on five continents. Alaron built upon its core business by integrating global trading systems and analysis techniques used by professional traders.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

synopsis: Guardian Capital Group Limited, a Canadian diversified financial services company, will acquire Modern Advisor Canada Inc., a leading Canadian digital advisor platform. ModernAdvisor is a fintech start-up that helps investors to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
buyer: Guardian Capital Group (TSX:GCG.A:$136.06)
Guardian Capital is a Canadian diversified financial services company operating in Asset Management and Financial Advisory. Guardian provides investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. "
target: ModernAdvisor
Vancouver-based ModernAdvisor is a digital investment management company. ModernAdvisor uses technology to help advisors bring Canadians intelligent investing options, allowing them to reach their investment goals through transparent, unbiased, and cost-effective investment management services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Evercore Partners Inc., acquired ISI Group, Inc.

synopsis: Evercore announced that it has acquired the operating businesses of ISI International Strategy & Investment (“ISI”). ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
buyer: Evercore Partners Inc. (EVR:$1,004.73)
Evercore Partners is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions. "
target: ISI Group, Inc.
ISI is a leading independent research-driven equity sales and agency trading firm. ISI strives to be the Street’s best investment research resource for their clients' money management performance. ISI is a full service broker-dealer offering macro and fundamental research, sales and trading.
price ($mm)
$132
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2010 via BNC Analysis

FXCM Inc., acquired ODL Securities

synopsis: ODL Group Limited (“ODL”), a leading, independent forex, derivatives, equities and commodities broker, has been acquired by US-based FXCM Holdings LLC (“FXCM”), a leading global forex broker that caters to both retail and institutional markets.
buyer: FXCM Inc. (GLBR:$417.32)
FXCM Inc. is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. "
target: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flatex, will acquire DEGIRO B.V.

synopsis: flatex Bank AG, a leading online brokerage business in Europe, will acquire DEGIRO BV, one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
buyer: Flatex (DB:FLA:$132.15)
Flatex is a leading online brokerage business in Europe. Flatex provides an affordable and mobile online broker-platform with expert service and advice. Flatex offers trading in all common securities such as shares, funds and ETFs in exchange and over-the-counter trading. "
target: DEGIRO B.V.
DEGIRO is one of the fastest growing online brokers in Europe. DEGIRO provides affordable, custom-made financial services for investors worldwide. Their intuitive platform accommodates all styles of investing, and offers a large number of financial instruments and markets.
price ($mm)
$279
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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$663.00
Net Income ($mm)
$736.00
Employees
35000
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Ticker: SHSE:600718
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Neusoft Corporation
Neusoft Corporation
Neusoft is a leading IT solutions & services company and the largest offshore software and service outsourcing provider in China. Neusoft's software products and platform are the key knowledge assets and the base to construct reliable industry-oriented IT solutions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,116.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$59.14
EBIT ($mm)
$35.39
Net Income ($mm)
$165.30
Employees
16706
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Ticker: PEGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pegasystems, Inc.
Pegasystems, Inc.
Pegasystems delivers business agility and empowers organizations to rapidly improve execution and seize new opportunities. Pegasystems is the recognized leader in business process management and is also ranked as a leader in customer relationship management software by leading industry analysts.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$868.95
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($59.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4650
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Ticker: TOTS3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TOTVS S.A.
TOTVS S.A.
TOTVS is a top management software provider, platform and business consulting. Its operations are conducted by three concepts: fluid technology, essentiality and agile ERP, complemented by vertical solutions, Business Consulting, Cloud and SaaS.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$521.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$112.29
EBIT ($mm)
$97.58
Net Income ($mm)
$77.53
Employees
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Ticker: VELT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Velti plc
Velti plc
Velti is a global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology and solutions that enable brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators and media to implement highly targeted, interactive and measurable campaigns by communicating with and engaging consumers via their mobile devices.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$189.20
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1036
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Ticker: TSE:3844
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comture Corporation
Comture Corporation
Comture Corp offers groupware solution and web solution which provides information sharing environments. The Company offers ERP solution services as well as provides network management services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$135.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.26
EBIT ($mm)
$14.10
Net Income ($mm)
$9.69
Employees
1119
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Ticker: AIM:KBT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
K3 Business Technology Group plc
K3 Business Technology Group plc
K3 is a leading global supplier of integrated business systems to retailers, manufacturers and distributors. K3 has over 25 years’ experience of delivering award winning solutions for more than 3000 customers across 20 countries.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$122.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.95
EBIT ($mm)
$8.48
Net Income ($mm)
$5.98
Employees
710
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Ticker: HLSE:DIGIA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digia Plc
Digia Plc
Digia is a profitably growing IT service company that helps its customers harness digitalization opportunities. As a visionary partner, Digia develops and innovates solutions that support business operations together with its customers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$120.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.92
EBIT ($mm)
$4.51
Net Income ($mm)
$2.98
Employees
1073
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Ticker: LTBG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lightbridge, Inc.
Lightbridge has helped telecommunications carriers adapt to new customer transaction models. Today, Lightbridge is leveraging our domain expertise to deliver new, cross-industry solutions that make it easier for businesses to manage customer transactions that are driven by wireless and Internet tec
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$108.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.30
EBIT ($mm)
($4.60)
Net Income ($mm)
$19.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: JASDAQ:385
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synergy Marketing, Inc.
Synergy Marketing, Inc.
Synergy Marketing, Inc. is a marketing technology company in Japan. It offers customer relationship management (CRM) implementation through cloud and agent services, such as building and maintaining IT infrastructure, and planning CRM implementation.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$38.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.52
EBIT ($mm)
$3.36
Net Income ($mm)
$4.31
Employees
208
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Ticker: TSE:3983
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
oRo Co., Ltd.
oRo Co., Ltd.
oRo, based in Japan, has two main divisions, a business solutions division which develops cloud software 'ZAC Enterprise' and 'Reforma PSA' and a communication division which focuses on digital advertising.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.68
EBIT ($mm)
$9.28
Net Income ($mm)
$6.17
Employees
337
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Ticker: 4329
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Works Applications Co Ltd.
Works Applications Co Ltd.
Founded in 1996 in Japan, Works Applications has since gone from strength to strength to establish itself as one of the leading market players in the field of Enterprise Resource Planning Solutions for large corporations worldwide.
year
2002
rev ($mm)
$29.60
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:SYZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sylogist Ltd.
Sylogist Ltd.
Based in Canada, Sylogist is a technology innovation company that, through strategic acquisitions, investments and operations management, provides intellectual property solutions to a wide range of Public Sector customers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$26.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.36
EBIT ($mm)
$7.32
Net Income ($mm)
$5.67
Employees
91
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALBFR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sidetrade SA
Sidetrade SA
Sidetrade is a SaaS pioneer, offering companies solutions for financial customer relationship management. Sidetrade combines its cloud computing technology, Sidetrade Network, with expert resources and best practice to create value for companies.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$20.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.61
EBIT ($mm)
$2.38
Net Income ($mm)
$2.04
Employees
167
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Ticker: TSE:3999
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KnowledgeSuite Inc.
KnowledgeSuite Inc.
Based in Japan, KnowledgeSuite offers SaaS software for SFA (sales support) / CRM (customer management).
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$7.93
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.63
Net Income ($mm)
$0.79
Employees
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Ticker: TSX:ONEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Founded in 1984, Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. They acquire and build high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. They also invest in non-investment grade debt through credit funds and collateralized loan obligations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6,895.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,118.00
EBIT ($mm)
$858.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,263.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. They use extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,568.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,555.67
Employees
0
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies, and hedge funds. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,733.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,096.97
Employees
0
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,068.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,458.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,400.50
Net Income ($mm)
$379.10
Employees
0
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Ticker: NYSE:APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit and real estate, with significant distressed expertise.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,833.48
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$843.19
Employees
0
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a private equity company that invests in Nordic companies where their core expertise as a professional, active and responsible owner over time creates good value growth. Added value is created in connection with acquisition, development and divestment of these primarily unlisted companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,530.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.89
EBIT ($mm)
$80.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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Ticker: TGOPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3i Group Plc
3i Group Plc
3i Group plc is a multinational private equity and venture capital company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has offices in 13 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe and had total assets under management of £10.5 billion as at 31 March 2012.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,653.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,498.31
EBIT ($mm)
$1,494.66
Net Income ($mm)
$1,509.24
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,315.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$357.51
EBIT ($mm)
$331.49
Net Income ($mm)
$224.77
Employees
0
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Ticker: SWX:PGHN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group Holding AG
Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors worldwide. They have USD 66 billion in assets under management and more than 950 professionals across 19 offices worldwide.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,024.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$626.28
EBIT ($mm)
$620.16
Net Income ($mm)
$587.63
Employees
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division. Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to their clients in order to help them outperform.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$865.94
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$36.16
Employees
0
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Ticker: PSEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Capital Corporation
Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company that operates as a closed-end, non-diversified investment company that lends to and invests in energy-related businesses.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$625.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$433.31
Net Income ($mm)
$292.38
Employees
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Ticker: EQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQT AB
EQT AB
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$561.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.00
EBIT ($mm)
$205.11
Net Income ($mm)
$183.41
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:FIM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fimalac SA
Fimalac SA
Fimalac is a diversified holding company, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, founded and managed by Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière. Fimalac Group is engaged in private equity, digital media, live shows and hotels and recreation.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$392.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.12)
Net Income ($mm)
$68.47
Employees
2911
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Ticker: GIMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gimv
Gimv
Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital. Gimv currently manages around EUR 1.8 billion (including co-investment partnerships) of investments in about 50 portfolio companies.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$244.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.78
EBIT ($mm)
$204.62
Net Income ($mm)
$119.37
Employees
0
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