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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Acuity Scheduling

synopsis: Squarespace, a company that provides software as a service for website building and hosting, has acquired Acuity Scheduling, a company that offers easy online appointment scheduling. They have helped small businesses offer booking and manage their appointments online since 2006.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Acuity Scheduling
Acuity Scheduling offers easy online appointment scheduling. They have helped small businesses offer booking and manage their appointments online since 2006.
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closed 12/2/2016 via AP - Associated Press

DigitalTown, acquired Appointment.com

synopsis: DigitalTown, Inc. announced the acquisition of Appointment.com, an established provider of online appointment booking solutions. Originally founded in 1999 by Max Fanderl, Appointment.com has earned a reputation for providing advanced online booking solutions for service providers.
buyer: DigitalTown (OTCPK:DGTW:$0.34)
DigitalTown, Inc. powers Smart Cities to succeed in the Digital Age. It provides turn-key hosted solutions to power "Digital Towns," which improve Quality of Life through integrated solutions for economic development, civic engagement and digital inclusion for cities around the world. "
target: Appointment.com
Appointment.com is an established provider of online appointment booking solutions. Originally founded in 1999 by Max Fanderl, Appointment.com has earned a reputation for providing advanced online booking solutions for service providers.
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closed 2/26/2014 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired BookFresh

synopsis: Mobile payment solution provider Square has acquired BookFresh, an innovative scheduling software program that sets the standard for 21st century appointment management and creation for small businesses. Bookfresh connects small business owners and customers instantly.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$9,497.58)
Square, Inc. provides credit card reader solutions for mobile devices. It offers credit card reader applications that enable users to accept credit card payments when plugged into their mobile devices. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: BookFresh
BookFresh is an innovative scheduling software program that sets the standard for 21st century appointment management and creation for small businesses. Bookfresh connects small business owners and customers instantly.
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announced 10/30/2013 via BNC Analysis

Intuit, Inc., will acquire FullSlate

synopsis: Intuit, a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals, is acquiring FullSlate, an online scheduling company that allows clients to offer their customers the ability to make appointments directly to web sites and Facebook pages.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,837.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: FullSlate
Full Slate offers comprehensive software-as-a-service scheduling, that allows clients to offer their customers the ability to make appointments directly to web sites and Facebook pages. Businesses pay a monthly subscription for a single practitioner for unlimited clients and unlimited appointments.
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closed 2/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Xero Limited, acquired Max Solutions Limited

synopsis: Xero accounting software has taken full ownership of leading software developer Max Solutions Holdings Limited, developer of WorkflowMax-a time and invoice management solution.
buyer: Xero Limited (ASX:XRO:$564.63)
Xero provides online accounting software and services for small to medium sized businesses. It's accounting system has a cashbook, automated daily bank feeds, invoicing, debtors, creditors, sales tax and reporting. "
target: Max Solutions Limited
Max Solutions was formed in 2007 by business partners Gavin George and Chris Spence. The primary aim was to build a job management solution to be delivered across the internet. WorkflowMax was brought to market in early 2008 with resounding success.
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closed 8/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Breezeworks, acquired Prompt.ly

synopsis: Breezeworks, the leading service business automation platform, announced that it has acquired field software competitor Prompt.ly’s app business. Known as the “OpenTable for services”, Prompt.ly established a strong foothold amongst small service businesses, gaining tens of thousands of users.
buyer: Breezeworks
Breezeworks is the leading mobile service automation platform. It centralizes and automates booking, dispatching, customer communication, billing, and payments for services businesses, empowering small and medium teams to build stronger customer relationships and drive greater profit margins. "
target: Prompt.ly
Prompt.ly is the only mobile-first, scheduling, promotion and payment platform for solopreneurs and their clients. The platform is mobile-first like the providers themselves, integrating the key features providers need to run their business entirely on-the-go.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, acquired Acumatica

synopsis: EQT has acquired Acumatica from its founders, management and other minority investors. Acumatica provides cloud-based business management software that enables small and mid-size companies to accelerate their businesses.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading investment firm with more than EUR 61 billion in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40 billion in assets under management. 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: Acumatica
Acumatica provides cloud-based business management software that enables small and mid-size companies to accelerate their businesses. Acumatica delivers a suite of integrated business management applications such as Financials, Project Accounting, Commerce, Manufacturing, Field Service and CRM.
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closed 6/2/2008 via

NetSuite, Inc., acquired OpenAir

synopsis: NetSuite Inc., a leading vendor of on-demand, integrated business management software suites, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire OpenAir, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand Professional Services Automation software.
buyer: NetSuite, Inc. (N:$897.49)
NetSuite Inc. is a leading vendor of on-demand, integrated business management software suites for small and midsized businesses. NetSuite enables mid-market companies to manage core business operations in a single system. "
target: OpenAir
OpenAir is a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service services automation management software. OpenAir provides project-based organizations and firms the tools they need to help grow their businesses quickly and profitably.
price ($mm)
$27
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Infoniqa, purchased Swiss Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: The Infoniqa Group, a specialist for HR software and services, has acquired the Swiss arm of Sage, Sage Schweiz AG. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: Elvaston Capital Management GmbH
buyer: Infoniqa
As a specialist for HR software and services, Infoniqa provides solutions for human resources management, personnel accounting, time management and outsourcing. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
$32
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EV / rev
1.7x
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closed 2/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Cin7, acquired DEAR Systems

synopsis: Cin7, a pioneering inventory and order management software company, announced it has acquired DEAR Systems. DEAR Systems is a cloud-based inventory management software platform serving more than 3,000 small-to-medium sized retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers and eCommerce product sellers.
buyer: Cin7
Cin7's inventory and order management platform connects more than 550 ecommerce platforms, online marketplaces, 3PL warehouses, and native EDIs in one solution, helping retailers and product sellers quickly and efficiently get their products to customers wherever they are, from any channel. "
target: DEAR Systems
DEAR Systems is a cloud-based inventory management software platform serving more than 3,000 small-to-medium sized retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers and eCommerce product sellers. Founded in 2012, DEAR is an acronym for (Double Entry Accounting Records).
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closed 2/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Efficy, acquired webCRM

synopsis: Efficy, the European CRM (Customer Relationship Management) specialist, has acquired webCRM, a leading Danish CRM solutions provider for small- and mid-sized customers. webCRM offers a configurable and highly secure cloud-based CRM system. Their software helps over 2,500 companies worldwide in various industries to increase their sales.
buyer: Efficy
Founded in 2005 in Brussels, Efficy publishes a highly flexible CRM intended for medium and large accounts, and positions itself as a partner close to its customers. Already present in 7 European countries and leader in the Benelux, the Efficy group offers CRM solutions at the right price. "
target: webCRM
webCRM is a leading Danish CRM solutions provider for small- and mid-sized customers. webCRM offers a very configurable, easy to use and highly secure cloud-based CRM system. Their software helps over 2,500 companies worldwide in various industries to increase their sales.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Locaweb, acquired ConnectPlug

synopsis: Locaweb, a Brazilian provider of web hosting services, has acquired ConnectPlug, a provider of SaaS-based point of sale systems (POS) for SMEs in Brazil. ConnectPlug offers a complete POS system that features solutions for table service and self service. Their platform also provides ERP solutions that allow users to manage their entire company.
buyer: Locaweb (BOVESPA:LWSA3:$79.27)
Locaweb offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil. It offers infrastructure as a service, including cloud servers, physical servers and data center services; and platform as a service that include Website hosting, hosting in cloud, domain and other services. "
target: ConnectPlug
ConnectPlug is a provider of SaaS-based point of sale systems (POS) for SMEs in Brazil. ConnectPlug offers a complete POS management system that features solutions for table service and self service. Their platform also provides ERP solutions that allow users to manage their entire company.
price ($mm)
$3.42
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announced 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Access Group, will purchase Asia and Australia Business from The Sage Group plc.

synopsis: Sage has entered into an agreement for the sale of its businesses in Asia and Australia (excluding global products) with The Access Group. Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
seller: The Sage Group plc. (LSE:SGE:$2,653.04)
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people. They accomplish this via Sage Business Cloud, a business management solution comprising Accounting, Sage Intacct, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll, and Payments & Banking.
price ($mm)
$128
rev ($mm)
$65
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2.0x
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closed 12/9/2020 via PR Web

ProProfs, acquired BigContacts

synopsis: ProProfs, a provider of SaaS products, has acquired BIGContacts from SureSwift Capital, a company that invests in SaaS businesses. BIGContacts is a web-based CRM solution for small businesses. BIGContacts offers a simple software solution allows users to keep their customers & prospects organized, send personalized emails, and track contacts.
buyer: ProProfs
ProProfs is a cloud-based SaaS company that hosts more than 1,000,000 pages of content in 70+ languages and is a leading platform for online training and assessment with the world's largest library of professional tests & quizzes. "
target parent: SureSwift Capital, Inc.
target: BigContacts
BIGContacts is a leading web-based CRM solution for small businesses. BIGContacts offers a simple CRM, email and contact management software solution allows users to keep their customers & prospects organized, automate tasks, send personalized emails, and track contacts.
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announced 11/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., will acquire ECi Software Solutions

synopsis: ECI Software Solutions, a leader in cloud-based business management software solutions for small and medium sized companies, announced that Leonard Green & Partners will acquire a majority stake in the company from funds advised by Apax Partners and The Carlyle Group.
buyer: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”) is a leading private equity investment firm founded in 1989 and based in Los Angeles. Their firm partners with experienced management teams and often with founders to invest in market-leading companies. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: ECi Software Solutions
ECI Software Solutions provides industry-specific business software solutions and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECI has served small to medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction, and field service organizations.
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closed 9/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Visma Advantage, acquired Cash Software

synopsis: Visma, European leader in cloud business solutions, has acquired Cash Software, a highly experienced online business software specialist with which all standard business processes can be fully automated. Cash Software will remain a separate entity within the Visma group and continue its business activities as an independent organization.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Visma Advantage
Visma is the leading provider of business software and business processes for accounting & payroll. The group comprises five business areas which are Visma Software, Visma BPO Accounting & Payroll, Visma Procurement & Collecting, Visma Retail and Visma System Development & Integration. "
target: Cash Software
Cash Software is a highly experienced online business software specialist with which all standard business processes can be fully automated.
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closed 11/28/2018 via Company Press Release

CommentSold, acquired Spreesy

synopsis: CommentSold, a social eCommerce platform that helps businesses sell their products digitally, has acquired Spreesy, an automated eCommerce, marketing and CRM platform for small businesses. Spreesy makes any social network profile shoppable, and turns standard social network posts into purchasable products.
buyer: CommentSold
CommentSold is a social eCommerce platform that helps businesses sell their products digitally. CommentSold enables businesses to manage their inventory, automate invoicing, and sell through social networks. Businesses can sell on various social networks while managing a single inventory. "
target: Spreesy
Spreesy is an automated eCommerce, marketing and CRM platform for small businesses. Spreesy makes any social network profile shoppable, and turns standard social network posts into purchasable products. Spreesy can be used to create shoppable posts for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
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closed 8/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Arcoro, acquired BirdDogHR

synopsis: BirdDogHR, the leader in talent management solutions for the construction, engineering and skilled trades industries, has received investment by Providence Equity Partners L.L.C (PSG). As a part of the overall platform strategy, PSG has created Arcoro. BirdDogHR will now be known as part of the Arcoro family of human capital management solutions.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Arcoro
Arcoro, created by Providence Equity Partners, is the proven human capital management (HCM) software and services provider for high consequence industries and features cornerstone companies BirdDogHR and sister company, ExakTime. "
target: BirdDogHR
BirdDogHR offers comprehensive talent management software and managed services — everything needed to guide the entire employee lifecycle. The cloud-based talent management system is straightforward and easy to use.
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closed 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Resultados Digitais, acquired Plug CRM

synopsis: Resultados Digitais, a Brazilian company that helps businesses understand and take advantage of the benefits of digital marketing, has acquired Plug CRM, a Brazilian provider of web-based CRM software solutions. Plug CRM helps businesses build better relationships, increase their sales, and have more satisfied customers.
buyer: Resultados Digitais
Resultados Digitais is a Brazilian company that helps small and medium-sized businesses understand and take advantage of the benefits of digital marketing. Their cloud-based RD Station software is a complete solution that allows companies to manage and automate their digital marketing activities. "
target: Plug CRM
Plug CRM is a Brazilian provider of web-based CRM software solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. Plug CRM's software is easy to use and helps businesses build better relationships, increase their sales, and have more satisfied customers.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BusinessWire

SFW Capital Partners, acquired Swiftpage

synopsis: Swiftpage, the provider of Act! CRM software, a leading cloud-enabled platform aimed at helping small and mid-sized businesses grow, has been sold to SFW Capital Partners. Swiftpage has operations in Denver, CO, Scottsdale, AZ, and Newcastle, UK. Swiftpage is the maker of Act! the pioneer and an innovator in the CRM space.
buyer: SFW Capital Partners
SFW Capital Partners is a specialized private equity firm that makes strategic investments in mid-size companies across the information value chain, with a focus on analytical information, software and instrumentation, a sector that the principals of SFW have invested in for over 20 years. "
target: Swiftpage
Swiftpage, with operations in Denver, CO, Scottsdale, AZ, and Newcastle, UK, is a leading provider of software and services that help small and mid-sized businesses grow. Swiftpage is the maker of Act! the pioneer and an innovator in the CRM space, serving over 500,000 users in over 100 countries.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Acuity Scheduling

synopsis: Squarespace, a company that provides software as a service for website building and hosting, has acquired Acuity Scheduling, a company that offers easy online appointment scheduling. They have helped small businesses offer booking and manage their appointments online since 2006.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Acuity Scheduling
Acuity Scheduling offers easy online appointment scheduling. They have helped small businesses offer booking and manage their appointments online since 2006.
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closed 4/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Tock

synopsis: Squarespace, the all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform, announced it has acquired Tock, a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Tock
Tock is a leading unified system serving the hospitality industry with online reservations, table management, takeout, and events in one place. Tock's cloud-based platform provides businesses with sophisticated CRM and dynamic pricing tools to increase sales and deliver world-class hospitality.
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Unfold Creative

synopsis: Squarespace, a dynamic all-in-one platform where customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand, acquired Unfold Creative, a startup that offers templates for creating stories on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat through a free app.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Unfold Creative
Unfold Creative builds tools that empower people to be more creative. It offers templates for creating stories on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat through an app that is available for free, with premium templates available for individual purchase or a $2.99 monthly subscription fee.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Squarespace, Inc., acquired Acuity Scheduling

synopsis: Squarespace, a company that provides software as a service for website building and hosting, has acquired Acuity Scheduling, a company that offers easy online appointment scheduling. They have helped small businesses offer booking and manage their appointments online since 2006.
buyer: Squarespace, Inc.
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. "
target: Acuity Scheduling
Acuity Scheduling offers easy online appointment scheduling. They have helped small businesses offer booking and manage their appointments online since 2006.
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closed 12/29/2011 via BusinessWire

VistaPrint N.V., acquired Webs, Inc.

synopsis: Vistaprint N.V., a leading online provider of professional marketing products and services to micro businesses, announced it has completed its acquisition of Webs, Inc., the popular, do-it-yourself suite of websites, Facebook Pages and mobile presence solutions for small businesses.
buyer: VistaPrint N.V. (CMPR:$2,481.36)
Vistaprint provides more than eleven million micro businesses and consumers annually with affordable, professional options to make an impression. VistaPrint's business model is supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities, and direct marketing expertise. "
target: Webs, Inc.
Webs, Inc. is the world’s most popular do-it-yourself solution to create a free website, having served over 40 million users. Webs enables small businesses and entrepreneurs to easily make a great-looking website and project a professional image.
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$105
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closed 1/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Demand Media, Inc., acquired Name.com

synopsis: Demand Media®, a leading digital media company, announced the acquisition of Denver-based Name.com, a domain name registrar known for its strong retail footprint, award-winning customer service and creative spirit. The acquisition is intended to expand Demand Media’s platform as it prepares for the historic release of new Top Level Domains.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (LFGR:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a leading digital media company that informs and entertains one of the internet’s largest audiences, helps advertisers find innovative ways to engage with their customers and enables publishers to expand their online presence. "
target: Name.com
Founded in 2003, Name.com customers have registered nearly 1.5 million domains, and use the company’s tools and services to grow their online presence. Name.com provides a direct channel to reach consumers and small businesses as they develop and manage their online identities.
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closed 10/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Web.com, Inc., acquired Network Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Web.com Group, Inc., a leading provider of internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Network Solutions from NetSol Holdings LLC. Network Solutions offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com Group, Inc. is a leading provider of internet services and online marketing solutions for small and medium businesses. Web.com meets the needs of small and medium businesses anywhere along their lifecycle by offering a full range of online services and support. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: Network Solutions, LLC
Network Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of online solutions for small businesses who want to be found on the Internet or sell online, and the pioneer of the domain name registration service, offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
price ($mm)
$794
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EBITDA ($mm)
$90
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8.8x
closed 3/8/2007 via BusinessWire

General Atlantic, LLC, acquired Network Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Network Solutions, the leading provider of online solutions for small businesses, announced that General Atlantic, a leading global private equity firm, has completed its transaction to acquire Network Solutions from Najafi Companies (formerly Pivotal Private Equity). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: General Atlantic, LLC
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. GA combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers. "
target parent: Najafi Companies
target: Network Solutions, Inc.
Network Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of online solutions for small businesses who want to be found on the Internet or sell online, and the pioneer of the domain name registration service, offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
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closed 8/2/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Web.com, Inc., acquired Register.com

synopsis: Web.com Group, Inc., a leading provider of online marketing for small businesses, announced it completed the previously-announced acquisition of Register.com, a leading provider of global domain name registration and complementary website design and management services.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com meets the needs of small and medium-sized businesses by offering a full range of online services and support, including website design, logo design, search engine optimization, search engine marketing and local sales leads, eCommerce website design and call center services. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Register.com
Register.com has built a reputation as a leading provider of global domain name registration, website design and management services. Register.com is also an award-winning business web hosting provider.
price ($mm)
$135
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closed 11/7/2005 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Register.com

synopsis: Vector Capital, a private equity boutique specializing in buyouts, spinouts and recapitalizations of established technology businesses, announced the close of its acquisition of Register.com, a leading provider of global domain name registration and online services. Vector acquired Register.com for $7.81 per share, or approximately $200 million.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a private equity boutique specializing in spinouts, buyouts and recapitalizations of established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these complex investments in both the public and private markets. "
target: Register.com
Register.com, Inc. is a leading provider of global domain name registration and Internet services for businesses and consumers that wish to have a unique address and branded identity on the Internet.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$101
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
2.0x
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23.2x
closed 3/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

iomart Group plc, acquired Memset

synopsis: Cloud computing company Iomart Group has acquired UK-based Memset, a leading UK owned SME supplier of cloud hosting services, delivering cost-effective Dedicated Servers, Cloud VPS, IaaS (powered by OpenStack) and Cloud Storage (powered by Memstore) to the Public and Private sectors.
buyer: iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM:$132.10)
iomart Group PLC enables businesses to operate their online data and IT environments securely. iomart partners with vendors such as VMware, Amazon, EMC, Microsoft and Dell to offer customers a centrally managed, controlled and completely agnostic set of hybrid, private and public cloud platforms. "
target: Memset
Memset, a leading UK owned SME supplier of cloud hosting services, delivering cost-effective Dedicated Servers, Cloud VPS, IaaS (powered by OpenStack) and Cloud Storage (powered by Memstore) to the Public and Private sectors.
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$4.09
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closed 9/20/2016 via PR Newswire

StorageCraft, acquired Gillware Online Backup

synopsis: StorageCraft announced that it has acquired Gillware Online Backup to expand its existing cloud, recovery and backup platform. The Gillware Online Backup solution uses sophisticated analytics to identify the data that should be backed up and the data that should not. The Gillware team will continue to operate out of its office in Madison, Wis.
buyer: StorageCraft
StorageCraft Technology Corporation, a software company, develops and provides disk-based backup, disaster recovery, system migration, data protection, and security solutions for servers, desktops, and laptops. "
target parent: Gillware, Inc.
target: Gillware Online Backup
Gillware Online Backup offers secure, cloud-based backup solutions for individuals and small businesses alike. Their line of comprehensive backup products includes file-based backup for laptops and desktops and image-based backup for servers.
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announced 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, will acquire Dada S.p.A.

synopsis: HgCapital, a private equity firm, will acquire 69.4% of DADA S.p.A. from Libero Acquisition S.à r.l., an investment vehicle of Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l. DADA S.p.A. is an international leader in online presence and visibility services (domains, hosting, servers, website creation, online brand protection) for European SMEs.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a sector expert private equity investor, supporting management teams to grow industry champions. They invest in expanding segments of the TMT, Services and Industrials sectors across Western Europe. HgCapital manages close to £9 billion for leading institutional and private investors. "
target parent: Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l.
target: Dada S.p.A. (BIT:DA:$76.75)
DADA S.p.A. is an international leader in online presence and visibility services (domains, hosting, servers, website creation, online brand protection) for European SMEs. DADA has over 650 thousand business customers, 1.9 million domains under management, and 650 thousand active hosting plans.
price ($mm)[EV]
$55 [$86]*
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
13.1x
closed 11/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Data102, acquired Icyshout

synopsis: Colorado datacentre Data102 has announced that they have acquired Icyshout, a growing Colorado Springs website hosting company. Icyshout provides hosting for websites, email, streaming radio services and virtual private servers (VPS).
buyer: Data102
Data102 has accomplished the task of providing Southern Colorado a nationally competitive destination for enterprise IT solutions. "
target: Icyshout
Icyshout is Colorado Springs premiere Website Hosting, Virtual Private Server, and Streaming Radio provider. They cater to small and medium sized businesses who are looking for a responsive, local hosting provider who will help them host their company and personal websites.
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closed 6/21/2012 via Company Press Release

M247 Limited, acquired Red Fox Hosting

synopsis: British-based company M247 has acquired fellow web-hosts Red Fox Hosting. Red Fox Hosting provides small businesses and individuals with affordable, high-quality, reliable UK hosting services.
buyer: M247 Limited
M247 is a leading Internet Infrastructure and ICT company with extensive networks established throughout the UK and Europe. "
target: Red Fox Hosting
Red Fox Hosting provides small businesses and individuals with affordable, high-quality, reliable UK hosting services in an intuitive "Easy as 1-2-3" format backed by knowledgeable, responsive, and friendly support. It is our passion to establish and maintain your online web presence.
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announced 5/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

E-Kong Group Ltd., will acquire Cybersite Pte Ltd.

synopsis: E-Kong Group Ltd. acquires Cybersite Pte Ltd., a provider of webhosting services based in Singapore.
buyer: E-Kong Group Ltd. (SEHK:524:$9.03)
E-Kong Group Limited, an investment holding company, provides telecommunication services in the United States, China, Hong Kong, and Singapore. "
target: Cybersite Pte Ltd.
Cybersite is a web presence provider. Their only business is web and email hosting, they are able to focus their attention solely on the performance of their clients website. Their clients include many MNC, Government Agencies, Small and Medium Sizes Companies and start-up Companies.
price ($mm)
$2.29
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closed 2/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Warrior Girl Corp, acquired Hostwire

synopsis: Warrior Girl Corp, a holding company for a series of diversified online projects, has announced that it has acquired Hostwire.com in an all stock transaction. Since 2002, HostWire has provided affordable and reliable web hosting services for individuals and businesses alike.
buyer: Warrior Girl Corp (WRGL:$0.00)
Warrior Girl Corp (WRGL) is a holding company for a series of diversified online projects that span B2C operations, financial services, online hosting, web services and social media. WRGL also acts as an incubator for online start-up businesses. "
target: Hostwire
Since 2002, HostWire has provided affordable and reliable web hosting services for individuals and businesses alike. Its services include web hosting, dedicated servers, e-commerce web hosting, shared hosting, VPS hosting, and more.
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closed 8/3/2009 via PR Newswire

Hostopia, purchased Customer Assets from Aplus.Net

synopsis: Hostopia.com Inc., a unit of Deluxe Corporation, closed the previously announced acquisition of the shared Web services customer assets of Abacus America Inc., doing business as Aplus.net. The transaction will bring over 80,000 small business subscribers to the Deluxe customer base.
buyer parent: Deluxe Corporation
buyer: Hostopia
Hostopia is a leading provider of web services that enable small- and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence. The company's customers are communication services providers, including telecommunication carriers, cable companies and internet service providers. "
seller parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
seller: Aplus.Net
Aplus.Net specializes in helping small businesses build an online customer base with a comprehensive range of services that includes web hosting and design, dedicated servers, online marketing, e-commerce, domain name registration, and much more.
price ($mm)
$28
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closed 6/19/2008 via

Deluxe Corporation, acquired Hostopia

synopsis: Deluxe Corporation and Hostopia.com Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Deluxe to acquire Hostopia, a leading provider of web services that enable small and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence.
buyer: Deluxe Corporation (DLX:$2,011.32)
Deluxe Corp. provides a wide range of customized products and services: personalized printed items, promotional products, web services, fraud prevention and marketing services, financial institution customer loyalty and retention programs and business networking services. "
target: Hostopia
Hostopia is a leading provider of web services that enable small- and medium-sized businesses to establish and maintain an Internet presence. The company's customers are communication services providers, including telecommunication carriers, cable companies and internet service providers.
price ($mm)
$120
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.9x
closed 12/5/2006 via PR Newswire

Catalyst Investors, L.P., acquired Aplus.Net

synopsis: Catalyst Investors is pleased to announce the acquisition of Aplus.Net, a leading web presence firm operating under the brand names Aplus.Net and Cedant. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
Catalyst Investors is a private equity fund that provides equity capital to media, communications and related Internet services industries. We focus on growth areas within the middle market, investing $5 to $30 million alongside management teams to fund expansion, acquisitions or recapitalizations. "
target: Aplus.Net
Aplus.Net specializes in helping small businesses build an online customer base with a comprehensive range of services that includes web hosting and design, dedicated servers, online marketing, e-commerce, domain name registration, and much more.
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announced 11/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., will acquire Endurance International Group

synopsis: Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions designed to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online, has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Clearlake Capital Group, a leading private investment firm.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target: Endurance International Group (EIGI:$1,101.81)
Endurance International Group helps millions of small businesses worldwide with products and technology to enhance their online web presence, email marketing, business solutions, and more. The Endurance family of brands includes Constant Contact, Bluehost, HostGator, and Domain.com, among others.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,488 [$3,091]
rev ($mm)
$1,101
EBITDA ($mm)
$305
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
10.1x
closed 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cinven, acquired One.com

synopsis: One of the biggest providers of domain names and web hosting in Europe with around 1.5 million customers, Denmark-based One.com has been sold by private equity firm Accel-KKR to Cinven, another private equity firm that focuses on investments in Europe.
buyer: Cinven
Cinven is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. The firm hfocuses entirely on larger European buyouts. They focus their industry expertise in six sectors: business services, financial services, healthcare, industrials, consumer, and TMT. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: One.com
Established in 2002 in Denmark, One.com is one of Europe’s leading providers of domain names and web hosting services to small to medium enterprises (‘SMEs’) and small-office home-offices (‘SOHOs’). One.com has 270 employees and serves more than 1 million customers, with a focus on Northern Europe.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Combell Group, acquired switchplus.ch

synopsis: Combell Group, a digital enabler for small businesses in Northwestern Europe, has acquired switchplus.ch from SWITCH, a Swiss foundation that is committed to improving the digital world. switchplus.ch is a domain registrar in Switzerland. They offer over 500 domain names and useful tools that allow their clients to customize their website.
buyer: Combell Group
Combell Group is the leading digital enabler for entrepreneurs and small businesses in Northwestern Europe. The group consists of several well-known hosting brands, offering services from domain names, email and shared hosting to online presence, e-commerce solutions and server hosting in the cloud."
target parent: SWITCH (Switzerland)
target: switchplus.ch
switchplus.ch is the number one domain registrar in Switzerland. switchplus.ch offers over 500 domain names and useful tools that allow their clients to customize their website. switchplus.ch is a trusted brand for Swiss SMEs.
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closed 9/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, acquired GlobeHosting Inc.

synopsis: CentralNic, a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally, has acquired GlobeHosting, a world leader in domain name registration. GlobeHosting provides internet business solutions, such as selling domains, virtual and dedicated servers, payment gateway, and SSL Certificates.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$200.54)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target: GlobeHosting Inc.
GlobeHosting is a world leader in domain name registration. The company provides internet business solutions, such as selling domains, virtual and dedicated servers, payment gateway, and SSL Certificates. Their hosting plans enable SMBs to establish their identity on the internet.
price ($mm)
$3.01
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.2x

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