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closed 7/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Toast, Inc., acquired StratEx Partners, LLC

synopsis: Toast, an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform, announced it acquired StratEx, a leading provider of HR and payroll software for restaurants. StratEx’s HR software and consulting services help restaurants automate applicant tracking, scheduling, payroll, benefits, and labor law compliance.
buyer: Toast, Inc.
Toast is an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform. As a cloud-based system built specifically for restaurants, Toast offers advanced functionality including tableside ordering, quick menu modifications, real-time enterprise reporting, online ordering, and labor management. "
target: StratEx Partners, LLC
StratEx is a leading provider of HR and payroll software for restaurants. StratEx’s HR software and consulting services help restaurants automate applicant tracking, scheduling, payroll, benefits, and labor law compliance.
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closed 6/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Restaurant365, LLC, acquired Compeat

synopsis: Restaurant365, the leading all-in-one restaurant management platform, has acquired Compeat, a leading provider of feature-rich restaurant back office, workforce, and business intelligence software. The acquisition extends Restaurant365’s leadership in the space and further enables its commitment to helping restaurants thrive.
buyer: Restaurant365, LLC
Restaurant365 is the industry leading all-in-one, accounting, inventory, scheduling, payroll and HR solution developed specifically for restaurants. The R365 platform simplifies day-to-day management for restaurant operators, allowing them to control food costs and optimize labor costs. "
target parent: Serent Capital
target: Compeat
Compeat is the leading provider of innovative accounting, back office, workforce, and business intelligence solutions designed specifically for restaurants. Compeat’s solutions are designed to maximize restaurant profitability and control prime cost through actionable business intelligence.
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announced 8/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Mad Mobile, will acquire Cake Corporation

synopsis: Mad Mobile, Inc., a leading mobile platform for enterprise restaurants and retailers, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire CAKE, a restaurant technology company based in Silicon Valley and owned by Sysco Corporation. The CAKE Point-of-Sale (POS) solution serves more than 5,000 restaurant locations.
buyer: Mad Mobile
Mad Mobile is an Apple Mobility Partner for enterprise retail and restaurants. Mad Mobile's unique technology modernizes legacy POS systems to launch mobile-first experiences for employees and customers including Mobile POS, Mobile Ordering, Self-Checkout, Contactless Payment, and Curbside Pickup. "
target parent: Sysco Corporation (SYY)
target: Cake Corporation
CAKE is a company offering restaurant-specific technology solutions. CAKE's platform seamlessly integrates front and back of house restaurant operations, allowing restaurant owners and operators to achieve unparalleled visibility into and control over their POS and other business operations.
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closed 7/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Alchemy Systems LP, acquired Wisetail

synopsis: Alchemy Systems, the world’s largest training company for the food and retail sectors, has acquired Wisetail. Wisetail has gained wide acclaim for providing restaurants, retailers, and franchises a modern employee learning and engagement platform so that they can deliver a consistent guest experience and foster a great work environment.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Alchemy Systems LP
Alchemy is the global leader in innovative solutions that help companies train and engage with their workforces. More than 2.5 million frontline workers at 35,000 locations use Alchemy’s tailored learning, communications, and performance programs. "
target: Wisetail
Wisetail has gained wide acclaim for providing restaurants, retailers, and franchises a modern employee learning and engagement platform so that they can deliver a consistent guest experience and foster a great work environment.
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closed 6/10/2013 via BusinessWire

Agilysys, Inc., acquired TimeManagement Corporation

synopsis: Agilysys, Inc., a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software, services and solutions, announced that it has acquired the assets of TimeManagement Corporation, a privately-owned Minneapolis-based technology provider with solutions that streamline workforce management environments for hospitality operators.
buyer: Agilysys, Inc. (AGYS:$238.42)
Agilysys is a leading developer and marketer of proprietary enterprise software, services and solutions to the hospitality and retail industries. The Company specializes in market-leading point-of-sale, property management, inventory and procurement, and mobile and wireless solutions. "
target: TimeManagement Corporation
TimeManagement is a privately held company dedicated to the mission of providing superior enterprise-wide software and complete service solutions to streamline workforce management environments for hospitality and food service operators.
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$1.80
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closed 6/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Access Group, acquired Selima Ltd.

synopsis: The Access Group, one of the UK's leading providers of software to mid-market customers, has completed the acquisition of Selima Limited. Selima is a prominent provider of cloud-based workforce management software and managed payroll services, particularly in the Retail and Hospitality and Education sectors.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
The Access Group is a leading provider of integrated business application software to middle-market companies across a number of focused verticals. The Access Group's software portfolio spans ERP, finance, human resources, payroll, business intelligence and numerous vertical specific applications. "
target parent: YFM Equity Partners Limited
target: Selima Ltd.
Selima is a prominent provider of cloud-based workforce management software and managed payroll services, particularly in the Retail and Hospitality and Education sectors.
price ($mm)
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$6
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announced 6/24/2015 via Company Press Release

Insight Venture Partners, will acquire Fourth Ltd.

synopsis: ECI Partners announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell majority ownership of Fourth, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based (SaaS) cost control solutions to the hospitality industry, to New York-based venture capital and private equity firm Insight Venture Partners.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. It has raised more than $10 billion and invested in more than 200 companies worldwide. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: Fourth Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Fourth’s real-time software helps restaurants, pubs and hotel groups manage their key costs, labour, stock and purchasing more efficiently.
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$36
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0.0x
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closed 3/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

British Smaller Companies VCT plc, acquired Selima Ltd.

synopsis: British Smaller Companies VCT 2 plc and British Smaller Companies Vct Plc, funds managed by YFM Equity Partners Limited, acquired a majority stake in Selima from Mark Kinnell in a management buy-in. Selima Ltd. designs and develops human resource management software.
buyer parent: YFM Equity Partners Limited
buyer: British Smaller Companies VCT plc (LSE:$1.17)
British Smaller Companies VCT plc is a venture capital trust of YFM Private Equity specializing in investments in quoted and unquoted companies listed on alternative investment market in the United Kingdom. "
target parent: YFM Equity Partners Limited
target: Selima Ltd.
Selima is a UK based company that provides software solutions and managed services to all sectors of the market, with a focus on public sector organisations and large businesses.
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$3.17
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closed 6/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Toast, Inc., acquired xtraCHEF

synopsis: Toast, the end-to-end cloud platform purpose-built for the restaurant community, has acquired xtraCHEF, a suite of back office tools for restaurants, including accounts payable automation and inventory management.
buyer: Toast, Inc.
Toast is an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform. As a cloud-based system built specifically for restaurants, Toast offers advanced functionality including tableside ordering, quick menu modifications, real-time enterprise reporting, online ordering, and labor management. "
target: xtraCHEF
xtraCHEF is a suite of back office tools for restaurants, including accounts payable automation and inventory management. xtraCHEF arms operators to take control of rising inventory costs, automate accounts payable, and streamline back office tasks to increase overall profitability.
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closed 6/9/2021 via BusinessWire

MAPAL Group, acquired Easilys

synopsis: MAPAL Group, a European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions, has acquired Easilys, a leading multi-site restaurant and kitchen management software provider based in France. Easilys offers a web-based multi-site management software solution that allows restaurateurs to manage, supply and control their restaurants.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: MAPAL Group
MAPAL Group is a European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions. MAPAL offers workforce management, business analytics, and back office solutions to helps their clients optimize their business, reduce costs, and offer better services. "
target: Easilys
Easilys is a leading multi-site restaurant and kitchen management software provider based in France. Easilys offers a web-based multi-site management software solution that allows restaurateurs to manage, supply and control their restaurants without any particular IT skills.
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closed 12/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed POS, acquired Upserve, Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed POS Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms, announced it has acquired Upserve Inc., a leading restaurant management cloud-software company based in Rhode Island and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company.
buyer: Lightspeed POS (TSX:LSPD:$221.73)
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. "
target: Upserve, Inc.
Upserve Inc. is a leading restaurant management cloud-software company based in Rhode Island and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company. Upserve is an all-in-one restaurant platform that enables restaurants to run smarter.
price ($mm)
$430
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$40
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closed 8/11/2020 via BusinessWire

SpotOn, acquired Seatninja

synopsis: SpotOn Transact, Inc, a leading software and payments company, announced it has acquired Seatninja, a reservation management company whose technology stack helps restaurants connect with their customers and grow revenue.
buyer: SpotOn
SpotOn is a cutting-edge payments and software company redefining merchant services. SpotOn brings together payment processing, customer engagement and business management solutions, giving merchants richer data and tools that empower them to more effectively run and grow their business. "
target: Seatninja
Seatninja is a reservation management company whose technology stack helps restaurants connect with their customers and grow revenue. Their tool can be seamlessly integrated with other technologies used by a full service restaurant.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

MBO Partenaires, acquired Sequoiasoft SAS

synopsis: MBO Partenaires, an independent private equity firm in France, has acquired a majority stake in Sequoiasoft, a French management software developer that specializes in the hospitality, restaurant, outdoor accommodation and wellness industries. Sequoiasoft enables businesses to simplify their daily tasks and focus on welcoming their clients.
buyer: MBO Partenaires
Founded in 2002 and wholly owned by its management team, MBO Partenaires is an independent private equity firm in France with an entrepreneurial mindset. MBO Partenaires supports French SMEs in their growth projects. The firm also supports Spanish, Belgian and Swiss companies. "
target: Sequoiasoft SAS
Sequoiasoft is a French management software developer that specializes in the hospitality, restaurant, outdoor accommodation and wellness industries. Sequoiasoft enables businesses to simplify their daily tasks and focus on welcoming their clients and winning their loyalty.
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$24
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closed 4/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Beyond, acquired PeachWorks

synopsis: Beyond, the business tools and services company, just announced its official acquisition of PeachWorks, a fully-integrated business management platform. PeachWorks is a single software business management solution that consolidates data from multiple sources to provide comprehensive analytics and modules for forecasting, inventory, and scheduling.
buyer: Beyond
Beyond is a financial technology and transactions company offering a suite of business tools and services including payment processing, employee management (payroll, HR, compliance), lending, and point-of-sale. "
target: PeachWorks
PeachWorks is a single software business management solution that consolidates data from multiple sources to provide comprehensive analytics and modules for forecasting, inventory, and scheduling. Currently tailored to restaurant management, it offers tools for recipes, menus, and labor management.
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closed 3/2/2016 via BusinessWire

NCR Corporation, acquired Cimplebox, Inc.

synopsis: NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced that it has completed the acquisition of CimpleBox, Inc., a provider of simplified SaaS-based back-office software to restaurant operators and retailers.
buyer: NCR Corporation (NCR:$6,462.00)
NCR Corporation is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into positive experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables transactions across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology. "
target: Cimplebox, Inc.
CimpleBox is a revolutionary software platform that allows users to collect and leverage historical data, easily access and monitor the health of their retail operation and most importantly, provide a platform that helps plan for success.
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closed 8/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

DineOut, acquired inResto Services Pvt Ltd

synopsis: Delhi-based table reservation platform Dineout has acquired Bengaluru-based inResto Services Pvt Ltd. With this acquisition, Dineout has entered the B2B segment providing end-to-end solutions in restaurant management. Founded in 2012, Dineout is a table reservation platform operating in seven cities.
buyer parent: Times of India Group
buyer: DineOut
DineOut is an online restaurant reservation platform. Dineout Services Pvt Ltd. operates dineout.co.in, a personal dining out concierge for restaurant, cafe/lounge, pub/bar, and club bookings for parties/groups in South Delhi, West Delhi, Central Delhi, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Noida, and Faridabad. "
target: inResto Services Pvt Ltd
inResto Services Pvt Ltd owns and operates online based restaurant management platform. Its features include reservation and inventory management, CRM and Analytics, Social Media Integration, SMS & Email Compaigns, and more.
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closed 8/24/2015 via PR Newswire

Vivonet, Inc., acquired Syrus Restaurant Information Services

synopsis: Vivonet, a leading provider of SaaS based point of sale solutions announced it has completed the acquisition of Syrus Restaurant Information Services, a SaaS provider of back office solutions. Syrus is a leading provider of back office and above store reporting systems to the restaurant industry in North America, used by more than 2500 restaurants.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Vivonet, Inc.
Vivonet is a Software as a Service (SaaS) Provider that processes millions of transactions every month for customers in the restaurant industry across Canada and the United States. "
target: Syrus Restaurant Information Services
Syrus Restaurant Information Services is the leading provider of back office and above-store reporting tools and services for the restaurant industry. The in-store tools and services allow restaurants to grow sales and reduce food, inventory and labor costs while improving operational efficiency.
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closed 12/19/2019 via BusinessWire

PAR Technology Corporation, acquired Restaurant Magic

synopsis: ParTech, Inc., a global provider of software, systems, and service solutions to the restaurant and retail industries, has acquired Restaurant Magic, a restaurant software company and the developer of Data Central. The Data Central software is a suite of cloud back-office applications to help restaurants achieve operational and financial goals.
buyer: PAR Technology Corporation (PAR:$180.96)
PAR is a leading global provider of software, systems, and service solutions to the restaurant and retail industries. PAR is redefining the point of sale through cloud software and bringing technological innovation to all corners of the enterprise. "
target: Restaurant Magic
Restaurant Magic is a restaurant software company and developer of Data Central. Restaurant Magic’s Data Central is a suite of back office applications that leverages business intelligence and automation technologies to manage labor, decrease food costs, and improve customer service.
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$42
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closed 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Resy, acquired Reserve Media, Inc.

synopsis: Resy, the ground-breaking hospitality technology company, announced its acquisition of competitor Reserve, the country's premier hospitality technology platform, helping restaurants and guests connect. Reserve helps guests discover restaurants, book reservations and get personalized service.
buyer: Resy
Resy is a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality by offering a cutting edge real-time cloud-based system with flat pricing, resetting industry expectations about how much value restaurants should expect from technology partners. "
target: Reserve Media, Inc.
Reserve is the country's premier hospitality technology platform, helping restaurants and guests connect. Reserve helps guests discover restaurants, book reservations and get personalized service.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hotel Effectiveness, acquired LobbyLights

synopsis: Hotel Effectiveness, provider of labor-management software, has acquired the business and assets of LobbyLights, a wage comparison data provider for hospitality. Hoteliers are able to use LobbyLights to gain real-time access to essential compensation information by completing their wage and benefits survey.
buyer: Hotel Effectiveness
Hotel Effectiveness provides workforce management software to hotels, helping manage labor costs and increasing profitability with real-time labor monitoring, scheduling, time and attendance. "
target: LobbyLights
LobbyLights is an online data provider for the hotel and lodging industry. Hoteliers are able to use LobbyLights to gain real-time access to essential compensation information by completing their wage and benefits survey.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Toast, Inc., acquired StratEx Partners, LLC

synopsis: Toast, an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform, announced it acquired StratEx, a leading provider of HR and payroll software for restaurants. StratEx’s HR software and consulting services help restaurants automate applicant tracking, scheduling, payroll, benefits, and labor law compliance.
buyer: Toast, Inc.
Toast is an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform. As a cloud-based system built specifically for restaurants, Toast offers advanced functionality including tableside ordering, quick menu modifications, real-time enterprise reporting, online ordering, and labor management. "
target: StratEx Partners, LLC
StratEx is a leading provider of HR and payroll software for restaurants. StratEx’s HR software and consulting services help restaurants automate applicant tracking, scheduling, payroll, benefits, and labor law compliance.
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closed 6/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Toast, Inc., acquired xtraCHEF

synopsis: Toast, the end-to-end cloud platform purpose-built for the restaurant community, has acquired xtraCHEF, a suite of back office tools for restaurants, including accounts payable automation and inventory management.
buyer: Toast, Inc.
Toast is an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform. As a cloud-based system built specifically for restaurants, Toast offers advanced functionality including tableside ordering, quick menu modifications, real-time enterprise reporting, online ordering, and labor management. "
target: xtraCHEF
xtraCHEF is a suite of back office tools for restaurants, including accounts payable automation and inventory management. xtraCHEF arms operators to take control of rising inventory costs, automate accounts payable, and streamline back office tasks to increase overall profitability.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Toast, Inc., acquired StratEx Partners, LLC

synopsis: Toast, an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform, announced it acquired StratEx, a leading provider of HR and payroll software for restaurants. StratEx’s HR software and consulting services help restaurants automate applicant tracking, scheduling, payroll, benefits, and labor law compliance.
buyer: Toast, Inc.
Toast is an all-in-one point-of-sale and restaurant management platform. As a cloud-based system built specifically for restaurants, Toast offers advanced functionality including tableside ordering, quick menu modifications, real-time enterprise reporting, online ordering, and labor management. "
target: StratEx Partners, LLC
StratEx is a leading provider of HR and payroll software for restaurants. StratEx’s HR software and consulting services help restaurants automate applicant tracking, scheduling, payroll, benefits, and labor law compliance.
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closed 11/25/2020 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed POS, acquired ShopKeep.com, Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed POS Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms, announced the closing of the previously-reported acquisition of ShopKeep Inc., a leading cloud commerce platform provider based in New York City. ShopKeep's platform is used by more than 20,000 retailers and restaurant customer locations nationwide.
buyer: Lightspeed POS (TSX:LSPD:$221.73)
Lightspeed powers complex small and medium-sized businesses with its cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms in over 100 countries. Lightspeed provides all-in-one solutions that drive innovation and digital transformation within the retail, hospitality and golf industries. "
target: ShopKeep.com, Inc.
ShopKeep's platform is used by more than 20,000 retailers and restaurant customer locations nationwide. ShopKeep enables business owners to start and grow their businesses by accepting any type of payment and providing essential features such as automatic inventory tracking.
price ($mm)
$606
rev ($mm)
$50
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closed 9/10/2020 via BusinessWire

North American Bancard, acquired SALIDO

synopsis: North American Bancard (NAB), one of the largest electronic payment processors in the United States, has acquired SALIDO, a leading hospitality technology provider. SALIDO's innovative Restaurant Operating System (Restaurant OS) enables restaurants to manage every aspect of their business.
buyer: North American Bancard
North American Bancard (NAB) is one of the largest electronic payment processors in the United States. NAB provides a modern end-to-end infrastructure to enable globally preferred payment types. Their solutions deliver seamless payment experiences in mobile, online, and in-store environments. "
target: SALIDO
SALIDO is a leading hospitality technology provider. SALIDO's innovative Restaurant Operating System (Restaurant OS) enables restaurants to manage every aspect of their business. They offer solutions for POS, online ordering, tableside ordering, reporting, inventory management and more.
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announced 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Nithit Sahornlak, will acquire ITEC Software Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Nithit Sahornlak, a former shareholder of ITEC Software Co., Ltd., will acquire a 51% stake in ITEC Software from Com7, a retailer of IT products in Thailand. ITEC Software is a provider of point of sale (POS) software solutions in Thailand. Their POS software enable businesses to more efficiently take orders and keep track of payments and stock.
buyer: Nithit Sahornlak
Nithit Sahornlak is a former shareholder of ITEC Software Co., Ltd. "
target parent: Com7 Public Company Limited
target: ITEC Software Co., Ltd.
ITEC Software is a provider of point of sale (POS) software solutions in Thailand. ITEC Software offers POS solutions for retailers and restaurants. Their POS software features inventory management solutions and enable businesses to more efficiently take orders and keep track of payments and stock.
price ($mm)
$0.18*
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$0
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announced 8/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Mad Mobile, will acquire Cake Corporation

synopsis: Mad Mobile, Inc., a leading mobile platform for enterprise restaurants and retailers, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire CAKE, a restaurant technology company based in Silicon Valley and owned by Sysco Corporation. The CAKE Point-of-Sale (POS) solution serves more than 5,000 restaurant locations.
buyer: Mad Mobile
Mad Mobile is an Apple Mobility Partner for enterprise retail and restaurants. Mad Mobile's unique technology modernizes legacy POS systems to launch mobile-first experiences for employees and customers including Mobile POS, Mobile Ordering, Self-Checkout, Contactless Payment, and Curbside Pickup. "
target parent: Sysco Corporation (SYY)
target: Cake Corporation
CAKE is a company offering restaurant-specific technology solutions. CAKE's platform seamlessly integrates front and back of house restaurant operations, allowing restaurant owners and operators to achieve unparalleled visibility into and control over their POS and other business operations.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kitchens Centre, acquired Posify

synopsis: Kitchens Centre has acquired Posify, a technology-driven management solution for Food & Beverage brands. It allows brands to manage orders on a single platform, while also helping with inventory management, billing and delivery tracking.
buyer: Kitchens Centre
Founded in 2019 by Lakshay Jain, Kitchens Centre offers turnkey solutions to cloud kitchens—right from providing commercial space and kitchen infrastructure to assisting with branding, order management, delivery and maintenance services. "
target: Posify
Based in India, Posify is a technology driven management solution powering all the food & beverage business models running in the market. Posify empowers restaurants with the tools to get their business online, interact with customers and improve their operational performance.
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closed 11/21/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Newtek Business Services, Inc., acquired POS on Cloud

synopsis: Newtek Business Services Corp., an internally managed business development company, has acquired a 51% interest in POS on Cloud, a Kentucky-based limited liability company. POS on Cloud developed a secure, affordable, easy-to-use cloud-based Point of Sale (POS) system for restaurant, retail, assisted living, parks, and golf course businesses.
buyer: Newtek Business Services, Inc. (NEWT:$58.59)
Newtek Business Services Corp. is an internally managed Business Development Company, which along with its controlled portfolio companies, provides a wide range of business and financial solutions under the Newtek brand to the small- and medium-sized business market. "
target: POS on Cloud
POS on Cloud provides a secure cloud-based Point of Sale (POS) system for restaurant, retail, assisted living, parks, and golf course businesses. The company provides payments and purchase technology solutions, as well as solutions for inventory, customer management, reporting, and more.
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$0.78*
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closed 8/21/2019 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired Itwercs

synopsis: Jonas Software, a leading enterprise management software company servicing 20 vertical markets, has acquired Point of Sale Enterprise, LLC (“ITWERCS”). ITWERCS provides a world-class cloud-based enterprise software for restaurants.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets. They supply industry leading enterprise management software & related services to 20 vertical markets."
target: Itwercs
ITWERCS' cloud platform was originally launched in 2007 inside a major restaurant brand and provides a robust and comprehensive solution which covers Point of Sale, payments, kitchen display systems, scheduling, inventory, marketing & loyalty, and waitlist & reservations.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

DineOut, acquired Torqus Systems

synopsis: Times Internet’s restaurant booking service Dineout has acquired Pune-based SaaS company Torqus which provides restaurant management software. Torqus offers point-of-sale management, customer data management, delivery tracking, SMS marketing, and supply chain management services.
buyer parent: The Times Group
buyer: DineOut
DineOut is an online restaurant reservation platform. Dineout Services Pvt Ltd. operates dineout.co.in, a personal dining out concierge for restaurant, cafe/lounge, pub/bar, and club bookings for parties/groups in South Delhi, West Delhi, Central Delhi, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Noida, and Faridabad. "
target: Torqus Systems
Pune-based SaaS company Torqus provides restaurant management software. Torqus offers point-of-sale management, customer data management, delivery tracking, SMS marketing, and supply chain management services. It was started by Tanmay Ratnaparkhe and Suneet Kulkarni in 2013 as a PoS service.
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closed 10/3/2018 via PR Newswire

SpotOn, acquired EmaginePOS

synopsis: SpotOn has announced the acquisition of EmaginePOS, which will enable SpotOn to equip restaurants and bars nationwide with an industry-leading POS solution. The cloud-based EmaginePOS platform offers elite reporting capabilities, remote management, Pay-at-the-Table and online ordering functionality.
buyer: SpotOn
SpotOn is a cutting-edge payments and software company redefining the merchant services industry. They bring together payment processing and a robust software solution, giving merchants richer data and tools that empower them to market more effectively to their customers. "
target: EmaginePOS
EmaginePOS is a Web-based point of sale (POS) system for the restaurant industry. The company’s POS lets users to service guests, track tables, clock-in, customize orders, pay anytime, print anywhere, and more; and transforms data into reports, insights, guidance, alerts, and action packed charts.
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closed 9/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Infor, acquired Vivonet, Inc.

synopsis: Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, announced it has acquired Vivonet, Inc., an industry leader in cloud-based hospitality solutions. Vivonet processes millions of transactions every month for thousands of customers across Canada and the United States.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Infor
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud, providing complete suites that are designed to support progress. With 15,000 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Vivonet, Inc.
Vancouver, BC-based Vivonet offers solutions for POS, kiosks, kitchen systems, payments, labor scheduling, and food and labor cost management. Vivonet products are deployed at more than 4,000 locations, with customers including Sodexo, Booster Juice, Burger 21, Pita Pit, and more.
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closed 5/10/2017 via PR Web

Exatouch, acquired MobileNosh

synopsis: Electronic Payments, a provider of merchant services and payment processing solutions, has acquired MobileNosh to enhance the experience of SMBs using Exatouch Point of Sale. MobileNosh is a Mobile & Online ordering platform. It allows merchants to build and manage a menu in the Cloud and extend mobile and online ordering to their clients for free.
buyer parent: Electronic Payments, Inc.
buyer: Exatouch
Exatouch® is a feature-rich point of sale system that empowers businesses with the latest tools and features to increase productivity and manage their business. It's essential to have a solution that is secure, fast, redundant, and supports the latest payment technologies. "
target: MobileNosh
MobileNosh is a Mobile & Online ordering platform for Restaurants and Food Trucks. Restaurants can tie their web and social media presence to the online ordering capabilities provided by MobileNosh. Additionally their online store can accessed via the MobileNosh website or the MobileNosh app.
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closed 5/9/2016 via PR Newswire

Upserve, Inc., acquired Breadcrumb

synopsis: Upserve announced that it has acquired Breadcrumb from Groupon, creating the industry's largest cloud-based restaurant management platform serving more than 6,000 restaurants in every U.S. state. Breadcrumb is a fully featured point of sale system for restaurants, bars and nightclubs built to run in the cloud and on Apple iPad devices.
buyer: Upserve, Inc.
Upserve puts everything restaurateurs need to know in one place, providing real-time guidance to empower local restaurants to unlock their full potential. One of the fastest-growing companies in the restaurant technology space, restaurants use Upserve to manage more than 20 million meals per month. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Breadcrumb
Breadcrumb is a suite of powerful, cloud-based iPad and smartphone tools that help businesses operate faster, know their customers better and maximize revenue. Their products include flexible, affordable iPad point-of-sale products and payments solutions for cafes, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
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closed 6/24/2015 via BNC Analysis

Hello Curry, acquired Fire42

synopsis: Hello Curry, a Hyderabad-based Indian fast food chain, has acquired cloud and mobile-based point-of-sale systems start-up Fire42. Fire42 is a one stop platform for restaurants, designed to help operations, management and marketing work more in sync, while providing more convenience and value for customers.
buyer: Hello Curry
Hello Curry is a Hyderabad, India food delivery start-up. They are a unique fast food concept that offers authentic Indian cuisine. "
target: Fire42
Fire42 is a one stop platform for restaurants, designed to help operations, management and marketing work more in sync, while providing more convenience and value for customers.
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closed 9/19/2014 via BusinessWire

PAR Technology Corporation, acquired Brink Software

synopsis: PAR Technology Corporation, a prominent provider of integrated technology solutions to the hospitality industry, announced that it has acquired Brink Software, Inc., a fast emerging provider of cloud based point of sale (POS) software for restaurants.
buyer: PAR Technology Corporation (PAR:$180.96)
PAR Technology Corporation is an industry leader in systems and service solutions for the hospitality industry. For more than 30 years, PAR has developed technology solutions for hospitality companies: restaurant, hotel, spa, retail, entertainment venues and cruise ships. "
target: Brink Software
Brink Software is a provider of Cloud Software solutions to the hospitality industry. Brink POS is a modern point of sale solution for both quick and table service restaurants and cafés.
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closed 1/9/2013 via PE Hub

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Vivonet, Inc.

synopsis: US private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners has acquired Vivonet, Inc., a Vancouver, British Columbia-based point of sale software and systems business for the restaurant industry. Prior to Marlin Equity’s acquisition, Vivonet was venture-backed.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a Los Angeles, CA-based private equity firm with over $1 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Vivonet, Inc.
Vivonet is a Software as a Service (SaaS) Provider that processes millions of transactions every month for customers in the restaurant industry across Canada and the United States.
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closed 5/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Breadcrumb

synopsis: Groupon has just acquired Breadcrumb, a small startup that builds point-of-sale systems for iOS devices.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally. "
target: Breadcrumb
Breadcrumb is a completely mobile, flexible, and modern hospitality point of sale system designed to refresh the approach to restaurant management. Breadcrumb uses wireless, off-the shelf touch devices and cloud computing to deliver a superior POS experience.
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closed 1/11/2010 via Market Wire

Dinerware, Inc., acquired DishCloud

synopsis: Dinerware, Inc., a leading developer of restaurant POS (point of sale) software, announced the acquisition of privately held DishCloud, a Web-based ordering service. DishCloud, based in Seattle, is a strategic addition to the Dinerware point-of-sale software platform.
buyer: Dinerware, Inc.
Dinerware provides restaurant (point of sale) systems to fine dining, cafes, nightclubs, bars, fast casual, counter service, QSR, hotels, casinos, golf courses and wineries. "
target: DishCloud
DishCloud features a user-friendly interface, delivery and pickup systems, secure credit card processing and a restaurant-branded look-and-feel. DishCloud's remotely hosted web application is built as a web ordering hub.
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closed 8/15/2018 via PR Newswire

Rising Sun Ventures, acquired Eyenalyze, Inc.

synopsis: Rising Sun Ventures announces its purchase of a majority stake in Eyenalyze, an Arkansas-based software firm specialized in data analytics for restaurant owners and franchises. Its subscription-based service empowers restaurant managers, executives and business owners with customized, data-driven insights to maximize profitability.
buyer: Rising Sun Ventures
Rising Sun Ventures (RSV) is a private investment firm. RSV has a portfolio of companies with a focus on algorithmic data aggregation and analysis. It operates globally and is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA. "
target: Eyenalyze, Inc.
Eyenalyze is an analytics tool for restaurant owners that helps manage profitability by delivering real-time financial reporting data on sales, invoices and labor on any device. Their API retrieves daily updates from POS, Vendor/Supplier, Ingredient/Menu, Payroll, Credit Card, and Banking systems.
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closed 9/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

SpotOn, acquired Appetize

synopsis: SpotOn, a software and payments company, has announced the acquisition of Appetize, an enterprise commerce platform for food, beverage and retail. Since founded in 2011, Appetize has quickly become a leading, fully cloud-based point of sale (POS), digital ordering, and enterprise management platform trusted by the world’s highest volume businesses.
buyer: SpotOn
SpotOn is a cutting-edge payments and software company redefining merchant services. SpotOn brings together payment processing, customer engagement and business management solutions, giving merchants richer data and tools that empower them to more effectively run and grow their business. "
target: Appetize
Appetize is an enterprise commerce platform for food, beverage and retail. Since founded in 2011, Appetize has quickly become a leading, fully cloud-based point of sale (POS), digital ordering, and enterprise management platform trusted by the world’s highest volume businesses.
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closed 12/3/2020 via PR Newswire

HungerRush, acquired OrdrAI

synopsis: HungerRush, a CapStreet portfolio company, has acquired OrdrAI, a leading text and voice ordering provider for the restaurant industry. This acquisition will extend the capabilities of the HungerRush Restaurant Management System through the addition of a text-to-order solution.
buyer parent: CapStreet Partners
buyer: HungerRush
HungerRush offers a fully integrated restaurant management system. The easy-to-use, highly configurable system includes digital ordering, loyalty and rewards, delivery management and support, takeout and curbside communications, no-contact capabilities, reporting, and management. "
target: OrdrAI
OrdrAI develops digital ordering systems based on conversational AI that enables fast and convenient ordering from restaurants using the SMS function of a mobile device. OrdrAI's technology interprets orders with a high level of accuracy to increase customer satisfaction and drive repeat business.
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